New Online Learning Platform Available for County Residents at No Cost
Job Seekers can upgrade skills, earn industry-recognized certifications
FREDERICK, Md. – Frederick County Workforce Services, the local leader in workforce development initiatives, has launched “SkillUp Frederick County” – a comprehensive online learning platform with a wide variety of career training modules designed to close skills gaps in the local workforce.
“We are excited to deliver an additional workforce development solution to help our community address current workforce challenges,” shares Workforce Services Director Michelle Day. “With this tool, individuals looking for a job can boost their qualifications to meet the needs and expectations of businesses that are hiring. It’s a win-win for both job seekers and employers.”
Course topics range from Management and Leadership to IT, Finance, Digital Literacy, Customer Service, and more. There are over 5,000 courses and more than 100 industry certifications available through the platform.
Supported by Metrix Learning, SkillUp Frederick County also includes skill assessments (300+ skill tracks) and career exploration tools (200+ occupations) in addition to the extensive course catalog. All SkillUp Frederick County resources are being offered to residents at no cost, and there are no limits to the number of courses taken within a six-month training period.
SkillUp Frederick County is accessible now on www.FrederickWORKS.com, a go-to destination for job search and career planning resources, as well as recruitment and training solutions for businesses. Visitors can click on the Job Seekers tab for immediate access to the online learning platform.
For more information, visit www.FrederickWORKS.com and follow Workforce Services on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. EOE/M/F/D/V.