Career Training classroom


Start your new career today

Info sessions every Monday at 10 am

Info sessions are the first step towards taking a PPL Career program. Join via Zoom on your phone or computer.  Translation services are available, and our Career Center is ADA compliant.

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Program Benefits

We’ll work with you to build a career, no matter where you are on your journey.

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  • Great earning potential

  • Class schedules made for busy lives

  • Personalized career coaching

  • Technology & skill building help

  • Top-tier employers

  • Staff who understand your challenges

Sounds great. How does it work?



  1. Attend an upcoming info session to learn more about your options.
  2. Work with a coach to choose the best program for you.
  3. Start learning and get access to coaching, technology, clothing, and more

We'll help you find the career that fits you best.

Now Enrolling

Time Commitment
Customizable to your schedule and needs.
Join the Access Program to take dozens of free workshops and trainings to advance your resume and gain skills in any area of career readiness. You will work one on one with an Access coach who will help you find the trainings you need and help guide you with how to use the skills going forward. Computer and Interpersonal trainings that are recorded and live via Zoom so no matter what your schedule you can take classes whenever you are able.
Always Enrolling
Time Commitment
About 12 months of coaching and follow up
Hybrid, both Online and In-Person options available
Starting Pay Range
Dependent on Desired Employment
Request Info Link to get started.
CareerWorks Employment & Training services are ALWAYS enrolling!
Join the trades! Take classes at Minneapolis College while working as an Apprentice at Hennepin Energy Recovery Center (HERC). This opportunity provides experience in OSHA certification, heavy machinery training, and other great technical skills!
July 19th, 2022 - May 18th, 2023
Time Commitment
10 Months
Hybrid via Google Classroom and Live classes at Mpls College
Starting Pay Range
$19 / hour
5:30pm - 8:30pm Mondays and Wednesdays
Prepares you for a career in residential or commercial building care and maintenance.

Future Programs

Build computer and professional skills to prepare for
entry-level Human Services positions. Prior
graduates have found positions with Hennepin,
Ramsey, or Dakota County.
Earn your credentials to assist Pharmacists throughout the Metro.
Advance your healthcare career by gaining credentials to work in hospitals to assist patients and guests.
PPL's seven-week Office Specialist Pathway with Hennepin County will prepare you for this next step in your clerical career! Polish your resume, interviewing, and clerical skills in a small classroom setting while learning PPL's unique curriculum customized to fit the requirements for Hennepin County careers. Starting pay at Hennepin County is $20 and comes with benefits and access to mid level to upper level positions.