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Career Advancement

Build and gain new skills

Programs designed to help you develop the right skills to gain meaningful employment and achieve economic mobility.

Free Online Courses

  • Upskill for an in-demand career
  • Free, self-paced courses

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Job Training Programs

  • Explore new industries
  • Develop your skills
  • Get hired

Career Coaching

  • Build your resume
  • Refine your interviewing skills
  • Explore the right career path for you
  • Build your confidence

Learn, Earn, & Grow

SkillsRI Employment & Education Pathways


Trainings include CNC Machinist, Process Tech, RI Makers Welding, SAMI (NEIT).

Career Outlook:

  • Manufacturing Facilities
  • Construction Worksites
  • Technology Companies


Trainings include CNA Certification and Pharmacy Tech.

Career Outlook:

  • Congregate Care Settings
  • Hospitals
  • Pharmacies

Customer Services & Retail

Trainings include the NRI Call Center and LinkedIn Learning Paths for Customer Service.

Career Outlook:

  • Call Centers
  • Remote Work & Work from Home
  • Retail Stores

Professional Services

Trainings include LinkedIn Learning for Sales Rep, Project Manager, Digital Marketer, Financial Analyst, and Graphic Designer.

Career Outlook:

  • Admin & Office Settings
  • Small & Large Companies
  • Freelance

Information Technology

Trainings include LinkedIn Learning and Microsoft Paths for Data Analyst, IT Admin, and Software Developer.

Career Outlook:

  • Tech Companies
  • Startups & Small Businesses
  • Freelance

Training Program Pathways

  • Call Center
  • CNA Certification
  • CNC Machinist
  • RINLA Growing Futures
  • LinkedIn Learning Pathways
  • Machine & Marine
  • Microsoft Certifications
  • Pharmacy Tech
  • Process Tech
  • RI Makers Welding
  • SAMI

Contact a Skills Academy Career Coach

Need assistance? Give us a call at 401-680-5960, or contact a career coach.