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Philadelphia Skills Forward Initiative

Choose an industry-focused career track to build skills for the job you want.

Create opportunities for yourself and learn on your own time - when you want, where you want.

IT Customer Support

IT Customer Support

Learn the basics of IT support for a Help Desk. Includes virtual instruction & hands-on skills workshops.

8 Weeks of free online training, 6 hours per week.

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Health Tech & Administration

Health Technology &


Learn the basics of healthcare administration including medical terminology, appointment scheduling, & updating medical records.

8 Weeks of free online training, 6 hours per week.

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Develop fundamental business management skills including financial planning, marketing, people operations, etc.

6-8 hours of free courses available on-demand.

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Create an Account and enter Access Code SKILLSFORWARD1

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Ready to enroll?

Click here and enter Access Code SKILLSFORWARD1.




What makes the Skills Forward Initiative especially unique?

The sustained commitment from Philadelphia employers!

Our partners provide guest instructors, access to professional networks and opportunities to interview for jobs in the area.


Guest InstructorsMentorsInterviews and more.





The Skills Forward Initiative is a partnership between Philadelphia Works, Accenture, the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia, and Graduate! Philadelphia.

These groups have come together to provide training and support that will enable job seekers in Philadelphia to make successful career transitions. 


Click Connect Companies and Candidate's for mentee application

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Want more information?

Call 1-833-750-5627 (JOBS) 

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Philly Works partners with Accenture, the Champber of Commerce and Graduate Philadelphia