Sometimes your next career step requires training and education. WorkSource Portland Metro can help you explore your options.
For a list of the type of training programs eligible for WorkSource funding click here.
Designed for all levels of English language learners, this workshop provides access to internet-based English lessons. To sign up, talk to a WorkSource staff person or go to My WorkSource and sign up for the ELL Rosetta Stone workshop.
Workshops focus on providing hands-on computer skills. A beginner’s class covers computer basics such as using word processing. Other classes cover Microsoft Office skills, such as Word and Excel. Go to My WorkSource to sign up.
Meet with a WorkSource staff person for answers to career training questions as well as guidance on developing a career plan. Call or visit your local WorkSource Center.
Train Oregon is WorkSource Oregon's free online skill-building gateway that provides access to thousands of hours of career preparatory and training content. Whether you want to develop your leadership skills, brush up your interviewing techniques or learn a new software programming language, Train Oregon can help through on-demand modular learning experiences. For more information visit Train Oregon.
Computer labs offer a professional setting to work on language and computer skills. You can also work on cover letters, resumes, GED prep and other learning activities. WorkSource Staff are on hand so you can ask for help when you need it. Go to My WorkSource to sign up.
Offered four times a year, this eight-week cohort training prepares you for an entry-level career in the financial services industry. To learn more visit WorkSource Portland Metro's BankWork$ website.
Offers occupational and skills building training specifically for SNAP (food stamp) recipients in Washington and Multnomah Counties. Click here to find out more about Career Boost training options and other Career Boost programs for SNAP recipients.
Health Careers NW offers funding for career training in health care fields to job seekers receiving SNAP, TANF or Medicaid. The training enables qualifying participants to earn professional credentials. Additionally, Health Careers NW provides job placement assistance after training. Visit the Health Career NW website to see if you qualify, and to learn more about Health Careers NW.
By offering a variety of training opportunities, ReBoot NW helps qualifying long-term, unemployed job seekers become more competitive for careers in tech and manufacturing through. To learn more about ReBoot NW, and how to apply, visit the ReBoot website.
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