Employment Skills Center

Register Now for Free Logistics Training!

We are less than one month away from the start date of our Certified Logistics Training program. Participants will have the opportunity to earn the CLA (Certified Logistics Associate) and CLT (Certified Logistics Technician) credentials, complete sit-down forklift training and certification, get expert resume and job search assistance, and meet employers who will be delivering lessons in our classroom!
Veterans and current military members will receive a preference for placement in the program, but other candidates are also encouraged to apply. Don’t delay–stop in and apply now!

Click here for complete details!

Fall GED Classes Set for September


This fall, we will again be offering both daytime and evening GED® classes.


sunOur daytime program will be held September 12–December 14, Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 9:00 am to noon at Employment Skills Center. Registration and orientation for the daytime classes will be held on September 5 and 7 from 9:00 to noon here at ESC. Please plan to attend both dates!



moonOur evening program will be held September 12–December 14, Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6:00 to 8:30 pm at Carlisle High School’s Fowler Building, Room F01. Registration and orientation for the evening classes will be held on September 5 and 7 from 6:00 to 8:30 pm in room F01 of the Fowler Building. Please plan to attend both dates!


Read more about our GED program here!

View our Fall 2017 GED flyer here!

Questions? Give us a call at 717-243-6040. See you in September!

Logistics Training for Veterans Coming in October

Employment Skills Center is offering a FREE Certified Logistics Training program that is targeted to veterans and currently serving military members. The program is funded with support from the Rotary Veterans Initiative and the G.B. Stuart Charitable Foundation.


The program will provide CLA (Certified Logistics Associate) & CLT (Certified Logistics Technician) instruction and testing. The course includes blended online and classroom instruction, resume and job search workshops, guest speakers from area logistics companies, and sit-down lift truck training and certification.


This program is a great opportunity for veterans to build their resumes and enhance their skills.


The first session will be held at ESC from October 2-23. We are now accepting applications! Click here for complete details or give us a call at 243-6040 x 4429.

50th Anniversary Open House

Save the date and please join us on Thursday, September 21 as we celebrate our 50th anniversary! We will be holding an open house here at Employment Skills Center from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. We will unveil our new donor recognition wall and invite you into our classrooms for a tour of the last 50 years. Step back in time and help us celebrate 50 years of adult education!

Rotary Veterans Initiative Golf Tournament

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The Rotary Veterans Initiative, led by members of the Rotary Club of Mechanicsburg North and the Rotary Club of Carlisle, is holding a golf tournament on Friday, July 28th at the Carlisle Barracks Golf Club. Get a team together and come support education and training opportunities for our veterans. Lunch is served at noon followed by a shotgun start at 1:00 pm.


Formerly Helping a Hero, Central PA, the Rotary Veterans Initiative aims to help military veterans succeed by supporting their education, training, and job search opportunities. RVI assists veterans with college and training scholarships, vouchers for textbooks and electronic devices, and mentoring. RVI also plans to cover certification fees for veterans and to build partnerships with business incubators to enhance opportunities for education and innovation.


This fall, with support from RVI, Employment Skills Center will offer a new Certified Logistics Training Program to provide logistics training and certification to qualified veterans. We are proud to partner with RVI and encourage you to participate in what will be a day of fun for a great cause.


To view and download the registration packet for the RVI Golf Tournament, or to learn how you can support RVI, click here! The deadline to register is July 14th!