Career Training classroom

Career
Training

Start your new career today

Info sessions every Monday at 10 am

Info sessions are the first step towards taking a PPL Career program. Join via Zoom on your phone or computer.

Sign up for an Info Session

Program Benefits

We’ll work with you to build a career, no matter where you are on your journey.

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  • Great earning potential

  • Class schedules made for busy lives

  • Personalized career coaching

  • Technology & skill building help

  • Top-tier employers

  • Staff who understand your challenges

Sounds great. How does it work?

 

 

  1. Attend an upcoming info session to learn more about your options.
  2. Work with a coach to choose the best program for you.
  3. Start learning and get access to coaching, technology, clothing, and more

We'll help you find the career that fits you best.

February 8, 2022-March 18, 2022
Cost
Free
Time Commitment
6 Weeks
Format
Online via Google Classroom and Zoom
Starting Pay Range
$17/hour
Meets
Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. -12 p.m.
PPL is accepting applications for our 6-week Bankers, Advisors, and Tellers program to get you started in the banking industry. Score first-round interviews with Twin Cities Banking Partners and thrive at a job you love with digital literacy and customer service certifications and leadership training. You will also learn PPL’s unique curriculum, centered on discovering your strengths and using them to thrive in your new work place. If you're ready for a career in a stable industry with opportunities for growth, join the BAT program starting Feb 8th! Classes run M-Th 9am-12pm in an online format. MUST FINISH ENROLLMENT BY JANUARY 28TH.
February 28, 2022-May 20, 2022
Cost
Free
Time Commitment
11 Weeks
Format
Hybrid, Online and In Person Classes
Starting Pay Range
$17.50/hour
Meets
Monday-Thursday, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
PPL is now enrolling for our CNA Career pathway program in partnership with Minneapolis College! Enter the healthcare field as a strong candidate by obtaining both CPR and Basic Life Support and Mental Health certificates prior to employment. Feel confident as you apply for positions applying your refined resume building skills, and have the opportunity to network with local healthcare leaders such as Allina, Children’s, North Memorial, Presbyterian Homes, Fairview Ebenezer, and Fairview Hospital during mock interviews. This training program is utilizing a blended approach offering the majority of instruction online. Classes run 5:30pm to 8:30pm Monday through Thursday, so get in touch today to being enrollment! MUST FINISH ENROLLMENT BY FEBRUARY 18TH.
February 07, 2022-March 25, 2022
Cost
Free
Time Commitment
7 Weeks
Format
Online Classes
Starting Pay Range
$20/hour
Meets
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Do you want to work for Hennepin County? PPL's seven-week Office Specialist Pathway will prepare you for this next step in your clerical career! Polish your resume, interviewing, and clerical skills in a small classroom setting while learning PPL's unique curriculum customized to fit the requirements for Hennepin County careers. This program runs February 7th through March 25th with classes both online and in-person at PPL's Career Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Starting pay at Hennepin County is $20 and comes with benefits and access to mid level to upper level positions.
TBD
Cost
Free
Time Commitment
TBD (Based on Desired Training)
Format
Hybrid, both Online and In-Person options available
Starting Pay Range
Dependent on Desired Employment
Meets
TBD (Based on Desired Training)
CareerWorks Employment & Training services are ALWAYS enrolling!

Future Programs

Build computer and professional skills to prepare for
entry-level Human Services positions. Prior
graduates have found positions with Hennepin,
Ramsey, or Dakota County.
Earn your credentials to assist Pharmacists throughout the Metro.
Prepares you for a career in residential or commercial building care and maintenance.
Learn how to draw blood and work in the medical field as a Phlebotomist.
Work in the medical field as a front desk clerk or insurance navigator for clinics and hospital settings.
Advance your healthcare career by gaining credentials to work in hospitals to assist patients and guests.
Coming 2022
Cost
Free
Time Commitment
Flexible
Format
Online
Join the waitlist to take dozens of free workshops and trainings to advance your resume and gain skills in any area of career readiness. You will work one on one with an Access coach who will help you find the trainings you need and help guide you with how to use the skills going forward. Computer and Interpersonal trainings that are recorded and live via Zoom so no matter what your schedule you can take classes whenever you are able.