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Career Pathways

The Training Fund’s student-centered, employer-driven model of healthcare job training provides students with the skills required for job placement and success in 21st-century healthcare workplaces. The Fund’s commitment to its students and graduates is focused on Career Pathways. These delineated steps include: credential and education requirements, links with articulated collegiate certificates, and degrees to build a pipeline moving graduates into high-wage employment. The Training Fund offers skills training for entry- and mid-level healthcare positions. Programs and classes are stackable credentials towards college level certificates and degrees in six health and human service career pathways:

Bridge Classes

The first step on your occupational training journey! Refresh your academic skills and prepare for job training or college.
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There are many pathways to a high-skill, high-wage nursing career. Many choose Home Health Aide, Nurse Aide or Licensed Practical Nurse before pursuing a nursing diploma or degree.
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Behavioral Health

Compassion and care are the core of behavioral health professionals’ everyday work. The Training Fund helps students with careers in mental health, developmental disability, and substance abuse service system.
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Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education (ECE) professionals can build their skills, increase their qualifications, earn degrees and prepare for work in Keystone STARS facilities, while also supporting the care for and healthy development of young children in this pathway.
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Allied Health

Healthcare delivery is a complicated system, and from acute care hospitals to physicians’ offices, workers like pharmacy and telemetry technicians or food and environmental service professionals, play vital roles in its success.
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Health Information

Technological innovations, like the Electronic Health Record, are transforming healthcare delivery, and creating new employment opportunities that combine healthcare with information technology (IT) skills.
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Unite Here Philadelphia Hospitality Academy

There is a nation wide shortage of cooks and associated roles.  The Training Fund has partnered with Unite Here (a union representing hotel, gaming, and food service workers) to offer the Philadelphia Hospitality Academy.
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Community Health

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