Career Training

Virtual Info Session

Viewing our digital All Agency Virtual Info Session is the best way to get an overview of all of our programs and services. Information about every program will be on display and staff members will be available to answer questions via email.

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Career Training

EMERGE offers free Career Training programs that start individuals on career pathways by connecting them to industry-specific credentialed trainings. EMERGE offers specific industry trainings in response to the needs of participants, employers, and the community.

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Healthcare Pathways

EMERGE will assist participants in preparing for and completing healthcare industry credential programs as well as obtaining a job in the industry. Credentials include English for Industry, Nursing Assistant, Nursing Assistant Refresher, and Basic Life Support. The programs include work readiness training and support services.

Manufacturing & Metal Fabrication

EMERGE prepares you to build skills, reach career goals, and obtain proper certifications and credentials through our Manufacturing & Metal Fabrication program. Your Training Coach will assist you every step of the way by preparing you for college-level classes, connecting you to employers, and helping you build professional skills and networks. Training includes industry basics, employment readiness, hands-on machine operation training, job placement, and support services.

*We are currently enrolling!*

Commercial Driver’s License

EMERGE will assist participants in completing their CDL training, passing their written and driving tests, and getting a job. Training includes industry basics, employment readiness, CDL classroom and behind the wheel training, job placement, and support services.

Potential applicants must attend one of the information sessions to be considered for the program. Click here to see our events calendar for details on the information sessions.

Financial Wellness

Our Financial Wellness Program provides participant-centered financial coaching and financial education including topics like budgeting, credit building, banking products, and more. We are here to help you with your financial goals, financial security, and financial freedom.

Career Training Workshops

Frequently Asked Questions About Career Training

EMERGE’s Career Training is a continuum meant to support you through all your credentialed training needs from start to finish. Our most commonly asked questions are answered below. Can’t find the answers you need? Contact us.

Training programs are free for eligible individuals.

Each program has specific eligibility criteria due to industry and funding. Please reach out to the training coach responsible for the program you are interested in to learn more about eligibility.

Each program’s length is different depending on the industry, credentials needed, and other requirements. Please reach out to the training coach responsible for the program you are interested in to learn more about the length of the program.

We can’t guarantee a job after training, but EMERGE will do everything in our power to support your job search and placement after completing the training program. In addition, all programs are designed with involvement from prospective employers.