Long-Term

Training

Building Operations Technician

7 Months

Prepare for the responsibility of repairs and upkeep of heating, cooling, plumbing, and electrical systems in residential buildings.

What to Expect
  • 2-week hands-on work experience with one of PPL's employer partners like Aeon, PPL Housing, or CSM Corporation. 
  • Opportunity to take the Special Boiler Operator licensing exam, to allow for career-laddering opportunities.
  • Evening classes.
  • No cost to you.
Career Paths
  • Building Operations
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Facilities Engineer 
Eligibility
  • 18+ years old.
  • H.S. diploma or GED.
  • A criminal record does not automatically exclude you from eligibility.
  • See flyer for more eligibility details.
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Healthcare +

5 Months

Build computer, administration, and professional development skills in order to support nurses providing patient care. 

What to Expect
  • Hands-on learning experience at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, a PPL employer partner. 
  • Evening classes.
  • No cost to you.
Career Paths
  • Patient Assistant Coordinator
Eligibility
  • 18+ years old.
  • H.S. diploma or GED.
  • See flyer for more eligibility details.
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Human Services

8 Months

Expand your computer and professional skills for a career helping others in Human Services.

What to Expect
  • 30 hour job shadow with Hennepin, Ramsey, and Dakota Counties.
  • Earn credits from Normandale Community College upon completion. 
  • Evening classes.
  • No cost to you.
Career Paths
  • Human Services Representative
  • Financial Worker
  • Senior Child Support Specialist
  • Many others!
Eligbility
  • 18+ years old.
  • H.S. diploma or GED.
  • A criminal record does not automatically exclude you from eligibility.
  • See flyer for more eligibility details.
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Property Appraiser

12 Months

Paid hands-on training with employer partners to prepare you to obtain your Certified Minnesota Assessor License. 

What to Expect
  • Learn Appraiser policies and procedures and complete math refresher courses.
  • Complete a paid, full-time internship with one of four employer partners (Hennepin County, City of Minneapolis, Ramsey County, Dakota County).
  • Evening classes.
  • No cost to you.
Career Paths
  • Certified Minnesota Assessor
Eligibility
  • 18+ years old.
  • H.S. diploma or GED.
  • A criminal record does not automatically exclude you from eligibility.
  • See flyer for more eligibility details.
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Next Steps

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All career training participants need to attend an information session as a first step. Sessions are held every Monday at 9am at 1925 Chicago Avenue in Minneapolis.

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