Workforce Training

Workforce training aims to prepare adult learners for family-sustaining employment through a structured plan of study that concludes with skills and/or credentials needed to obtain employment in a specific and often in-demand industry. The resources in this section offer guidance for program development and strategies for instruction, specifically in reference to supporting workforce preparation and designing occupational training for immigrants and English learners. Additionally, career exploration activities that are useful in helping learners identify occupational training areas of interest may have relevance in occupational training instruction.

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Economic Integration Activities
Workplace Digital Competencies

Digital skills are needed for obtaining and retaining employment in today’s workforce, and without them, immigrants and English learners may miss out on the opportunity to enter jobs that provide family-sustaining wages. For this reason, building workforce digital competencies is an important aim of workforce preparation activities. This section’s resources focus on how workforce digital competencies can promote immigrants’ economic integration.

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