SkillsND

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.

Workplace Language Pre-CNA

Dates: Next class starts in late December
Tuition: $1,800

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

Designed to prepare English Language Learners for the Certified Nursing Assistant training. This course covers basic nursing principles and study of medical terms including: body systems, ethics in health care, patient needs, infection control, and human development. Eight hours of Achieve Global curriculum including: critical thinking skills, teamwork, interpersonal skills, worth ethic, attitude, time management, and conflict management. Introduction to computers.

Workplace Language for Pre-Skilled Trades: Construction and Manufacturing

Dates: Class starts June 18, 2018
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: Class starts in late January
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

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