Skills Academy is an online learning hub for Rhode Islanders looking to build and gain new skills that will help them succeed in today’s dynamic workforce.

We’re in the midst of a period of rapid digital transformation. Our goal at Skills Academy is to equip Rhode Islanders with the digital skills needed to get in-demand jobs. Skills Academy’s digital training and education programs are designed to help you navigate sustainable career paths, gain meaningful employment and achieve economic mobility.

Skills Academy is Excited to Offer:

Free Skills-Based Learning Pathways Powered by Microsoft

Whether you’re looking to make a career change or brush up on new skills, SkillsRI has partnered with Microsoft to offer free online skills training programs. Choose from one of 10 in-demand learning pathways and earn a certification that will set you apart from the rest. Courses offered in both English and Spanish.

Free Job Training Programs in Rhode Island

SkillsRI partners with government agencies, institutions of higher education and Rhode Island-based community organizations to recruit for a myriad of job training programs that are designed to introduce new skills or build upon existing skill-sets in a specific trade or field of study. From pharmacy technician to manufacturing to customer service training, SkillsRI can help you get on track to a new fulfilling career.

Career-Focused Workshops

Ready.Set.Work! is a four-day virtual intensive for English or Spanish speakers that provides job seekers with the tools needed to successfully navigate today’s job market. Participants will receive career coaching services including job placement assistance from experienced SkillsRI recruiters. Get on the fast-track to great employment opportunities!