Workforce Development

Skills to Pay the Bills!


We know what it takes to build a successful workforce development program:


Basic Skills

Computer classReading for Information

Reading directions

Understanding diagrams and charts used in the workplace

Understanding workplace rules and policies

Written Communication

Filling out forms used in the workplace

Taking a message

Writing an email or memo

Workplace Mathematics

Performing simple calculations

Problem solving


Digital Literacy


Navigating the Internet

Using common applications like Word and Excel


Employability Skills


Employability skills are those “soft skills” that make a person a good employee and co-worker. We know that workers who demonstrate these attitudes and abilities find jobs, keep jobs, and arrive at work ready to learn. Topics include:

Personal Accountability





Oral Communication

Interpersonal Skills


Time Management

Critical Thinking

Problem Solving

Customer Service


Customized Skills Training

matt forklift 2Employment Skills Center can custom design a program that delivers targeted instruction to your employees or clients, here at ESC or on-site at your location. We can incorporate job skills training into our curriculum by working with area employers and partner training providers. Recent programs have included Nurse Aide Pre-Clinical Training, Forklift Training, and Basic Carpentry Training.











Do you have a need for trained employees? Talk to us–we can partner with you to build a program that serves the need of local employers and the community.


Our next forklift training session is scheduled for August 1418. Click here for more info!


We will be offering a Certified Logistics Training program for veterans in October. Learn more about the program here!


Learn more about FREE Environmental Technician Training here!


For more information, please contact Callie Hazan, Workforce Development Coordinator, at or 717-243-6040 x 4429.