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Mondays @ 10am
The first step for all PPL programs is to attend an info session.

Join the virtual info session via Zoom on your phone or computer every Monday from 10am - 11am.

Please contact us if you are unable to attend an information session.

Now Enrolling

Bankers, Advisors, and Tellers (BAT)

  • Dates: October 4 - November 12, 2021

  • Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Online classes
  • What to Expect:

  • No cost to you.

  • $17/hr average starting wage.

  • Networking opportunities and first round interviews with Wells Fargo, US Bank, Ameriprise, MidWestOne, and Huntington and more!

  • More info on this flyer

  • Next Steps:

  • Sign up to receive a Zoom link for our next virtual info session.
  • Application, assessments, and interview much be completed by September 24.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

  • Dates: October 11, 2021 - January 21, 2022

  • Hybrid of online and in person classes
  • Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., online classes
  • Occasional Wednesday evening class at Minneapolis college
  • What to Expect:

  • No cost to you.

  • Networking opportunities with Abbott Northwestern, Children's, Ecumen, Fairview Ebenezer, North Memorial, and Presbyterian Homes.

  • BLS/CPR and Mental Health First Aid certificates.

  • CNA certificate through Minneapolis College.

  • More info on this flyer.

  • Next Steps:

  • Sign up to receive a Zoom link for our next virtual info session.

Paraprofessional

  • Dates: October 25, 2021 - April 2022

  • Schedule details are to be determined
  • What to Expect:

  • No cost to you.

  • $16/hr average starting wage.

  • Networking opportunities with local school districts.

  • Two paid attempts at the Parapro exam

  • More info on This Flyer.

  • Next Steps:

  • Sign up to receive a Zoom link for our next virtual info session.
  • Application, assessments, and interview much be completed by October 15.

Healthcare Clerical

  • Dates: November 1 - December 17, 2021

  • 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Monday through Friday 
  • Online classes
  • What to Expect:

  • No cost to you.

  • $17/hr average starting wage.

  • Networking opportunities with Abbot Northwestern, Children's, and North Memorial.

  • More info coming soon!

  • Next Steps:

  • Sign up to receive a Zoom link for our next virtual info session.
  • Application, assessments, and interview much be completed by October 22.

Access - on pause

Fast-track career success with this customizable training program and learn valuable transferable skills that will help you gain confidence in any career. You can enroll anytime for three or more months of virtual training at no cost to you. Send 

Career Works Minneapolis (funded by WIOA Adult)

Earn an industry-recognized credential or certificate through the WIOA (Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act) program. Find out more info on the City of Minneapolis WIOA website.

Next Steps:

Coming Soon

All program dates are subject to change as we work closely with employer and education partners as well as funders to offer the best possible training programs.

Potential programs for 2022 (dates to be determined): 

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76% of Career Training graduates are hired, and receive 12+ months of job retention services.
 
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84% of Career Training graduates hired retained their employment for 12 months or more.

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On average, graduates who are hired experience a 4x growth in their income, with an average hourly wage of $16.95.

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