WEDnetPA (Workforce & Economic Development Network of Pennsylvania) invests in Pennsylvania companies by providing the funds needed to upgrade the skills, education and training of their current employees. WEDnet is a valuable resource to companies struggling to find new workers. We can help advance existing, hard-working employees into qualified candidates capable of performing at a higher level. By expanding skill sets. Teaching new technology. Creating a more productive environment.
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania created the opportunity for employers to train new and existing employees through the WEDnetPA program. Technical Skills and Essential Skills training are available to qualified in-state businesses and out-of-state companies relocating to the economic-friendly business climate of Pennsylvania — with funding accessed through WEDnetPA and made available by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED).
FLEXIBILITY, ACCOUNTABILITY & CONVENIENCE
Essential Skills (ES) Training
SKILLS REQUIRED FOR WORKPLACE SUCCESS
Essential Skills Training provides instruction in a variety of skills needed to be successful in the workplace, including training in the areas of Business Operations, Computers, Quality Assurance, and Workplace Health and Safety. Eligible activities will be those that improve the essential job skills required for the employee's current position. Essential skills will be defined according to the type and scope of business being conducted by the employer. Some of the training elements eligible through the program may include but are not limited to:
Technical Skills (TS) Training
HIGH-TECH SKILLS NEEDED FOR WORKPLACE SUCCESS
Technical Skills Training provides instruction in a variety of technology and advanced manufacturing subjects, such as Computer Programming, Network Administration and Machine Operations. Technical Skills skills are defined according to the type and scope of your business. Some of the training elements eligible through the program may include but are not limited to:
Lock Haven University has been a WEDnetPA Partner since the program began in 1999. To date, LHU has provided more than $5.3M in training funds to eligible companies. These funds have resulted in nearly 50,000 training and skill building opportunities provided to the Commonwealth’s workforce.
Contact Angelic Hardy at 570.484.3131 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.