Career Training
Programs

Announcement

PPL's Career Center is closed December 3 - 7

PPL's Career Center is moving! Our current location (1925 Chicago Avenue) will close permanently December 3.

Beginning December 10, all Career Training programs and services will be offered at 1021 East Franklin Avenue
(3 blocks east of our current location), part of the new PPL campus.

We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to continuing to work with you at our new address! 

3- 6 Weeks, Daytime

In a few short weeks, learn the professional skills needed to get and keep a job.

Improve your professionalism, computer literacy, and interviewing skills in a small classroom setting, with guaranteed job shadows or first round interviews with a PPL employer partner.

Start Your Career In
  • Banking
  • Customer Service
  • Healthcare
  • Administration
 
What to Expect
  • No cost to you
  • Day-time classes, 3-6 weeks
  • Small classroom setting
 
What we Help With
  • Employment search and retention services
  • Transportation assistance on a case-by-case basis
  • Classes may provide a monetary stipend upon successful completion
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5-12 Months, Evening

Kick-start your career with in-depth training for positions with advancement and income growth opportunities. 

Programs include guaranteed hands-on work experiences with business partners like Hennepin County, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, and the State of Minnesota. 

Start Your Career In
  • Building Operations
  • Healthcare
  • Human Services
  • Property Appraiser
  • Public Works
     
What to Expect
  • No cost to you
  • Evening classes with some daytime commitments, 5-12 months
  • May receive a certification and/or continuing education units or credits from a local community college
     
What we Help With
  • Employment search and retention services
  • Transportation assistance on a case-by-case basis
  • Classes may provide a monetary stipend upon successful completion
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Attend an upcoming Info Session
Learn what PPL program might be right for you. All of our training participants attend an information session as a first step. Sessions are held every Monday at 9 am at PPL's Learning Center at 1925 Chicago Avenue, Minneapolis.

MTC Buses #2, #5, #9

Inquire about career training

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Get a Job. Keep a Job.

 
77
77% of Career Training graduates are placed in jobs, and receive 12+ months of job retention services.
 
86
86% of Career Training graduates placed in jobs retained their employment for 12 months or more.

3x income growth

On average, participants placed in jobs experience a 3x growth in their income, with an average hourly wage of $16.22.

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