SkillsND provides workforce training in Skilled Trades and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) for underemployed, unemployed and New Americans. Now in its 17th year, SkillsND has been highly successful in placing graduates in good paying jobs with benefits. Our satisfied business partners boast of the high work ethic and productivity of graduates.

SkillsND is funded through generous grants from regional, state and local agencies.

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Workplace Language Pre-CNA

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Dates: September 9 - October 18
Tuition: $1,800
Scholarships available to those that qualify.

Call 701-231-6918 today to schedule an appointment.

Designed to prepare English language learners or anyone needing additional time to prepare for the Certified Nursing Assistant training. Small class size boosts student’s confidence, willingness to ask questions, and establishes good study habits. Focus is vocabulary of healthcare to help prepare students for the written portion of the CNA test.

Eight hours of Achieve Global communication soft skills training includes critical thinking skills, teamwork, interpersonal skills, worth ethic, attitude, time management, and conflict management. Introduction to computers focuses on skills needed for job search.

Workplace Language for Pre-Skilled Trades: Construction and Manufacturing

WorkPlace langauge

Dates: Call 701-231-6918 for class dates 
Tuition: $1,800

Call 701-231-6918 today to schedule an appointment.

This 81-hour course was developed for underemployed, unemployed and New Americans for Skilled Trades training in construction and manufacturing. Emphasis is placed on specific needs of the workplace for vocabulary, safety and math. Also included is eight hours of Achieve Global for communication soft skills training.

Module Breakdown:

  • English: Names of tools and uses, basic body body parts, staying healthy and ergonomics, reading comprehension, practice completing forms and creative writing.
  • Safety: Names of safety gear and how to request it, how to report illnesses and accidents, understanding workplace safety and signs, and safe behavior on the job.
  • Math: Measurement (rulers and angles), understanding paychecks, computation (adding, subtracting, dividing, and multiplying fractions, reducing fractions, converting fractions to decimals and vice versa).
  • Achieve Global: Critical thinking skills, teamwork, interpersonal skills, work ethic and attitude, time management, and conflict management.
Skilled Trades: Construction and Manufacturing

Dates: Call 701-231-6918 for class dates
Tuition: $1,800

Call 701-231-6918 today to schedule an appointment.

Through this 81-hour training participants will learn workplace safety along with the proper use and operation of basic hand and power tools in the construction and manufacturing industry. Students will learn how to read measurement tools such as calipers, micrometers, and print reading. Safety classroom portion of forklift training is also included along with 8 hours of Achieve Global leadership training. Introduction to computers and job search skills.

Module Breakdown:

  • Safety and Tools - 33 hours
  • Forklift - classroom training 4 hours
  • Print Reading - 30 hours
  • Achieve Global Soft Skills/Communication Training - 8 hours