Basic Skills Training
Fundamental Skills Needed for Workplace Success
Eligible in-state businesses and out-of-state companies relocating to Pennsylvania can apply to WEDnetPA to access training funds. The funding, in turn, can be used for a wide range of training — categorized as either Basic Skills Training or Information Technology Training.
Basic Skills Training provides instruction in a variety of basic and entry-level skills needed to be successful in the workplace, including training in the areas of Business Operations, Computers, Quality Assurance, and Workplace Health and Safety.
Basic Skills are defined according to the type and scope of the business. Some of the training elements offered through the program include:
- Applied Mathematics and Measurement
- Business Operations
- Communications and Teamwork
- Manufacturing Fundamentals
- Blueprint Reading
- Welding, Soldering
- Tooling, Grinding
- Machine Maintenance
- Problem Solving
- Product and Process Control
- Quality Assurance
- Workplace Behavior Skills
- Workplace Health and Safety
Training can be received offsite, onsite at your business, or online.
To qualify for training, however, your company must meet a set of specific eligibility requirements.