The Workforce and Economic Development Network of Pennsylvania (WEDnetPA) is designed to make Pennsylvania companies more competitive. We do this by updating and improving employee skills to meet specific company needs.
The progressive WEDnetPA Training Program provides qualified companies with money for various training initiatives. WEDnetPA offers this program. The PA Department of Community and Economic Development funds this program. Learn more about this program.
What training is offered?
With WEDnetPA Training, you can chose either instructor-led training, on-site or off-site, or online training. The training offered includes:
Essential Skills Training -- fundamental skills needed for workplace success
Essential Skills Training provides instruction in a variety of basic and entry-level skills. This training benefits both employees and employers.
Qualified companies receive up to $600 per employee for job training.
Essential Skills are defined according to the type and scope of the business. Some of the training elements offered through the program include:
- Business Operations
- Computer Operations
- Manufacturing Fundamentals
- Product and Process Control
- Workplace Behavior Skills
- Workplace Health and Safety
Advanced Technology Training -- high-tech skills needed for workplace success
Advanced Technology Training provides instruction in a variety of IT and advanced applied manufacturing subjects.
Qualified companies receive up to $1200 per employee for job training.
Advanced Technology skills are defined according to the type and scope of your business. Some of the training elements offered through the program include:
- Machine Operations and Maintenance
- Manufacturing Technology
- Advanced Math
- Software Implementation
- Technical Applications (including Scientific and Medical)
Who can I contact for more information?