This program was designed to help those who are unemployed to upgrade their employability skills to find good jobs or those who are underemployed and want to advance in their present job.
It will prepare participants for the workplace, with high quality training covering job readiness, workplace expectations, life and employability skills, workplace communication and problem solving and entry level occupational skills.
YDI is currently working with businesses locating to the Westside of Albuquerque and those that are currently hiring large applicant pools to recognize the participants that complete this training and consider them for job openings.
The training expands on the BEST curriculum and includes computer skills training, customer service skills training and employment skills remediation through Key Train.
Upon completion of the training, individuals will be assessed utilizing the Work Keys Employment System that measures the foundation skills required by most jobs. Participants will be awarded a New Mexico Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) upon successfully passing the Work Keys assessment. The CRC is a credential endorsed by the Governor of New Mexico that confirms to employers that an individual possesses the basic workplace skills required for common jobs.
The training is 2 weeks and is held at the YDI Career Education Service Center.
For more information call 505-352-3462.