So, how does SkillUp work? Here are answers to some of the most common questions we hear.

What exactly is upskilling?

Upskilling is the act of acquiring more career skills and connections through additional short-term education and training.

What do you mean by ‘in-demand jobs’?

SkillUp helps people discover jobs that pay well, plus offer opportunities for growth and advancement. Our career catalog spans business, technology, healthcare, skilled trades, and supply chain.

Why should I take the time to register with SkillUp?

We know this might be a very stressful time for you and we’ve built SkillUp to quickly provide relief to you and others in need. Our free tool can help you discover in-demand jobs available to you now or after a short training program.

Creating a personal profile also allows our team to serve up personalized recommendations and resources that best meet your interests. You will also receive ongoing communication from our team on new training, new employers and weekly career coaching. 

How much do the training programs cost, will I have to take on debt?

We’ve done our best to find the best free and low-cost training programs where available, but some do require tuition. That’s because we want to make sure they are worth your time and will help you prepare for in-demand jobs. 

Do you provide personal coaching or other 1:1 support?

We do offer small group career coaching sessions (virtually) and also have a wonderful Facebook Community that connects workers and supports looking to network during their career exploration. You can find detailed information within the “Coaching & Community“.

How long does it take to do training and get a new job?

Our training programs can all be completed in less than 12 months, with many in as little as 6 weeks. Some of our training providers offer wraparound support services that help you after you complete job training. For our partners that offer training certifications only, we recommend you attend our coaching sessions and read our blogs that are continuously updated with tips on how to apply, how to improve your resume, standing out in the job market, and much more.