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Industry Partnerships

Pennsylvania is leading the way in workforce, education, economic development, and community collaboration.


Through Industry Partnerships (IPs), businesses are partnering to build stronger, more competitive industries through training, networking, recruitment, and collaboration to raise career and industry awareness.

Industry Partnerships help businesses with the following priorities:

  • Identifying their workforce, education & training, and economic development needs
  • Coordinating regional support teams
  • Identifying public and community resources
  • Identifying opportunities for collaboration

GPHPThe Greater Philadelphia Healthcare Partnership (GPHP) is an adaptive, employer-driven industry partnership.

We support our partners by identifying resources and needs so that the partnership can correctly align and leverage support in the areas of investment to meet those essentials. We are an Industry Partnership consisting of employers within the healthcare industry. This partnership is a collaboration of employers, stakeholders, and workers who convene quarterly, with the assistance of District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund, and help businesses with the following:

  • Identifying their workforce, education & training, and economic development needs
  • Coordinating regional support teams and assessing their ability to address needs
  • Identifying public and community resources and service gaps
  • Identifying opportunities for collaboration

Our industry partnership has a diverse array of community-based partners, including state and local government agencies that have a multitude of services that can be leveraged to serve employers and job seekers better. Here are some of the programs currently offered by our community partners for you and your staff. Please take a look at some of the class offerings below.

  • College and Career Readiness + GED
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) + Citizenship + ESL Health
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Continuing Education
  • Allied Health Care
  • CAN
  • LPN
  • Home Health Aide
  • Community Health Worker
  • Dental Assistant
  • Behavior Health Worker
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Medical Coder/Biller
  • Medical Assistant
  • Health Information Technician
  • Peer Specialist

If your organization would like to become a part of the Greater Philadelphia Healthcare Partnership, please follow the link below and fill out our form here.

Feel free to reach out to Nafeesah Taylor via email at ntaylor@1199ctraining.org for any questions you may have about the partnership.

The District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund has helped Pennsylvania employers across all sectors and sizes establish trailblazing new Registered Apprenticeship programs to build workers’ skills, increase retention and staff loyalty, and improve patient/client care.

Click here for more information about our Registered Apprenticeship programs.

A flexible, multi-skilled and highly credentialed workforce has never been more essential to healthcare employers’ success than it is today. GPHP’s Clinical Programs help enhance the current skills and credentials of our employer partners’ incumbent and newly hired workers. Take advantage of discounted training rates on all GPHP Clinical Programs, and start building a higher-skilled, more productive workforce at your organization today.

For more information about training costs and scheduling, to inquire about training options not listed here, or to develop a customized training program that meets your organization’s specific needs, contact Nafeesah Taylor at ntaylor@1199ctraining.org.

  • Pharmacy Technician: 4-month course preparing students to assist pharmacists filling prescriptions in care settings including hospitals, community health centers, home infusion and mail order pharmacies. Offered at Breslin Learning Center; includes clinical assignment.
  • Telemetry Technician: 3-month course provides basic theory, knowledge and skills necessary to analyze and interpret cardiac rhythms in a clinical telemetry setting. Offered at Breslin Learning Center; includes clinical assignment.
  • CPR: Half-day program provides basic first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification. Offered on-site or at Breslin Learning Center.
  • I/V: One-day program provides basic certification in intravenous (I/V) line procedures. Offered on-site or at Breslin Learning Center.
  • Behavioral Health Technicians:8-month program which vets 21 credits at Philadelphia University and entry in Behavioral Health certificate, AA and BA programs.
  • Best Practices in Dementia: Skill development for workers in institutional and home care; partnership with Jefferson.
  • Nurse Aide: 152-hour Nursing Assistant training; customized programs for employers can be designed upon request. Advanced Nurse Aide and Advanced Home Health Aide training also available!.
  • Practical Nursing: Leads to licensure; financial aid available.
  • Infection Control/Workplace Safety: Free program offered through OSHA grant – many other free safety trainings available! Click here for a complete list of current safety training topics
  • Safe Patient Lifting:For frontline nursing and direct care workers in institutional and home care settings.
  • Community Health Worker: Offered in partnership with Temple U.
  • Basic HIPAA Compliance: For workers’ everyday needs.
  • Pharmacy for MAs: Basic course to improve patient communication.
  • Trauma Informed Care: New modular program for all patient-facing workers.
  • ServSafe©: 16-hour program prepares dietary workers, or any worker handling food, food, for National Restaurant Association ServSafe certification exam; nationally-recognized certification is valid for five years. Offered on-site or at Breslin Learning Center.

To succeed in the twenty-first century healthcare workplace and help their employers meet Patient Satisfaction requirements, today’s healthcare workers need to feel comfortable using technological resources such as the Electronic Health Record, in addition to mastering communication, teamwork and other soft skills. GPHP’s Soft Skills and Computer Programs help these workers build the skills they need to succeed, while our Management Programs provide the in-depth training managers and supervisors need to perform at their highest level of competence.

For more information about training costs and scheduling, to inquire about training options not listed here, or to develop a customized training program that meets your organization’s specific needs, contact Nafeesah Taylor at ntaylor@1199ctraining.org.

Communications: Half-day or customized modules, covering everything from the basics of effective communication to team-building and improving how groups work together. Offered at on-site or at Breslin Learning Center.

  • Critical Conversations: Full-day program to learn and practice skills for communicating in sensitive situations. Offered on-site.
  • Time Management: 3-hour program to help employees and supervisors manage priorities and work efficiently. Offered on-site.
  • Customer Service: Full-day program teaching skills in managing customer interaction. Offered on-site.
  • Leadership Modules: Full suite of supervisory courses and New Manager training available. Offered on-site or at Breslin Learning Center.
  • Executive Coaching: Top-flight Executive Coaches for your participants to select.
  • Electronic Health Record: Basic computer skills, Electronic Health Record Certification (entire course or individual modules), medical coding, EHR implementation and on-site employee coaching. Fully customizable to your system and your needs. Offered on-site or at Breslin Learning Center.
  • Financial Coaching: Modular, customized financial literacy training for your employees. Offered on-site or at Breslin Learning Center.
  • Basic Skills: Foundational literacy including reading, writing, math, college prep, GED/HiSET.
  • Workforce Readiness: Job coaching, interviewing, resume development, career counseling.
  • Performance Appraisal: Customized to teach your system to your employees. Offered on-site or at Breslin Learning Center.

Don’t see the training you’re looking for listed here? Contact Nafeesah Taylor at ntaylor@1199ctraining.org and we’ll create or customize a training program that meets the specific needs and requirements of your organization!

The PFCCC advocates for and provides guidance around a cohesive and sound pathway for family child care providers to acquire and maintain high-quality educational programs and sustainable businesses.

PFCCC strengthens coordination and alignment of services for family child care providers across community agencies and organizations, improve communication and advocacy, and create new partnership opportunities, all to support FCC providers in improving quality and sustainability.

The PFCCC facilitates access to services and supports that family child care providers seek and to meet their needs. The project will also support the movement of family child care providers through the pipeline of supports that help providers engage in pre-licensing activities to licensing to advancement in Keystone STARS and beyond.

Agencies and community partners across the city of Philadelphia contribute to this project through their continuing supports for family child care providers, through actively supporting the referral process across agencies, and through open communication and sharing about new and existing opportunities for professional development, training, quality improvement, and business supports for family child care providers.

For more information about PFCCC’s “The Pipeline” initiatives, contact Teresa Collins, Executive Director, (484) 328-6048 ext. 6048, tcollins@1199ctraining.org.