KERSEY — Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Deputy Secretary for Workforce Development Sheila Ireland recently announced a free online job training program, entitled SkillUp® PA.

The program is designed to help Pennsylvania job seekers gain the new skills they need to join the workforce or advance their career. The platform is also available to businesses of all sizes, community agencies, colleges, libraries, etc. that want to provide customized training to their workforce or customers.

Workforce Solutions for North Central PA, the Workforce Development Board serving the counties of Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, Jefferson, McKean and Potter announced the online platform for this region, entitled SkillUP®NorthCentralPA.

Individuals looking to train new hires, build career pathways for employees; enhance their current workforce; or provide training packages to customers served or students taught — SkillUp™NorthCentralPA can help at no cost.

The online platform and anyone who partners with Workforce Solutions will have access to over 6,000 training modules; over 100 hundred industry certification prep courses; expert consultation in building customized training packages; administrative privileges that track progress and build reports; 24 hour/day online access and technical support across all devices.

There is no minimum requirement to be eligible and no cost to enroll.

There are currently two sessions scheduled, one on Nov. 30 at 3 p.m. and one on Dec. 6 at 1 p.m. accessible through a Zoom link. To request the link contact Workforce Solutions by email at, or call 814-245-1835.

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