SkillUp™ PA: What is it?

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Gaining a new skill is always a good thing when looking for a new job or to continue growing as an employee. SkillUp™ PA is a free online learning platform available through the PA CareerLink® website. Job seekers and employers can utilize the courses available to gain industry recognized credentials. With over 6,000 training modules and over 130 industry recognized credentials, SkillUp™ PA is a great tool for anyone interested in gaining a new skill.

Courses ranging from Customer Service, Microsoft Office, Adobe, Quick Books, Time Management, Leadership Skills, First Aid and certifications in CompTIA, Cybersecurity, Project Management, Human Resources and many more are available through SkillUp™ PA. Job seekers can use SkillUp™ PA to gain a new skill or help fill a skill gap. With employee-tailored training recommendations, various badges and certifications, employers can use SkillUp™ PA to help build their employee’s skillsets and meet their business needs.

Getting started with SkillUp™ PA is easy and only 5 steps. First, you will want to register as a new user or log into PA CareerLink® at www.pacareerlink.pa.gov. Once logged in, click on the green banner on the home page to go to SkillUp™ PA. Follow the prompts on your screen. Then create a password specific to your SkillUp™ PA portal. Last, complete an assessment or search courses to complete and expand your job skills. SkillUp™ PA is a great free resource available through the PA CareerLink® website!

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