Whether you’re a student that is hoping to land an apprenticeship this spring/summer, a current apprentice, or even an established professional, now is a great time to learn a new skill that can help further your career. Employers call it upskilling or professional development, but no matter what it’s called, it boils down to learning something new that you can use on the job.
There are endless low- and no-cost online courses you can take to help you land that job or take the next step in your career, and we’ve compiled many of them here or by clicking the button below. There you’ll find links to resources that will help you get ready for your first professional job (or brush up on foundational skills if you’ve already launched your career with an apprenticeship), learn technical and IT skills (like a new coding language), and personal/professional development skills (like time management and personal finance).
If the Coronavirus pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that we’re going to need to be able to adapt to new ways of working in a post COVID-19 world. The more you can demonstrate to employers that you are a lifelong learner, willing and anxious to develop new skills and refine those you already have, the more advancement opportunities you’ll make for yourself.