Pearson Workforce Education
Building careers, changing lives
Pearson Workforce Education partners with higher education institutions across the country to create quality workforce training programs that can help improve outcomes for students, local communities, and institutions.
We have 70+ online self-paced and instructor-led courses, many of which lead toward nationally recognized certifications, including Project Management Professional to CompTIA A+. Pearson has a variety of courses that can diversify and bolster your workforce program.
Core Academic Competencies
One key component of workplace readiness is the ability to put core academic knowledge—like literacy, numeracy, and writing—and critical thinking skills to use in the workplace. Mastery of these core academic competencies prepare learners to analyze, reason, plan, and organize to solve problems and make sound decisions in the workplace.
Personal & Social Capabilities
The ability to build and maintain effective relationships is critical to success in any career in any sector of the job market. Personal and social capabilities refer to the development of the interpersonal skills and personal qualities that allows individuals to manage themselves and interact effectively with others in the workplace.
In addition to core academic competencies, workplace readiness requires the mastery of occupation-specific competencies. This includes mastering the set of specialized skills required to complete the functions and tasks of a particular job.
Career Knowledge & Transitional Skills
We recognize that making a positive impact on employment outcomes is about more than helping people get jobs; it’s also about preparing them for long-term success as their professional goals and employment opportunities evolve over time. With an understanding of career options and a well developed set of transition skills like networking and interviewing, learners are better prepared to progress to and within their careers.