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Free Online Skills Training Available to Hoosiers Through Rapid Recovery Initiative
Friday, September 11, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS – A partnership between the State of Indiana and 180 Skills will allow up to 100,000 Hoosiers to gain key workforce skills free of charge through an online library of courses.

Individuals who enroll will have the opportunity to complete courses designed to improve general employability skills applicable across job sectors or develop the foundational knowledge necessary to enter Indiana’s sizable manufacturing industry.

Self-service enrollment for individuals interested in the programs is available by visiting www.yournextstepin.org.

Course offerings range from general employability skills applicable across job sectors, such as acing a job interview, mastering Microsoft Office products and improving communication skills, to more advanced courses in manufacturing that can culminate with the opportunity to gain industry-recognized credentials.

Indiana’s hub for Rapid Recovery, www.yournextstepin.org, provides support and guidance for individuals searching for a new job or seeking education and training programs, such as short-term and often industry-recognized certificates.

All Hoosier who are unemployed or otherwise impacted by COVID-19 are eligible. Enrollment is simple by completing an online form here: https://yournextstepin.org/180-skills/. Employers interested in signing up employees for 180 Skills can do so at http://www.180skills.com/indiana/.

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