Workshops

Take advantage of our Workshops to build and improve your skills!

There is no charge to attend and everyone is welcome!

Pre-registration is not required unless noted and workshops are available on a first come first served basis as space allows.

Workshops are subject to change without prior notice.

Are you a self-starter? Learn online at your own pace and convenience and best of all, at no charge!

Check out the following links:

OhioMeansJobs-Assessment & Training Center

OhioMeansJobs-Practice Interviews & Tips

GoLearnFree

Microsoft Office

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Resume Lab 10:00 – 12:00

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn the best way to build your resume so that it stands out from the crowd and gets you the interview in our Resume Lab workshop. This is a hand’s on lab and you will leave the workshop with a resume in hand. Bring your resume with you and take it to the next level or build it from scratch.

OhioMeansJobs Website Assistance Thursdays 1:00 – 4:00

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This is the perfect workshop, if you would like help with completing unemployment requirements and is available every Thursday 1:00 – 4:00.

Microsoft Word I 9:00 – 12:00

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This class is designed as an introduction to Microsoft Word 2013. The class will introduce students to the navigation ribbon, basics of text manipulation and formatting, page layout, spelling/grammar check, and saving/printing documents. Students will walk away from this class with a foundational understanding of the software as well as the ability to start a basic Word project such as a resume or essay.

Computer Basics Lab 10:00 – 12:00 pm

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Step up to a more satisfying career. Don’t let a lack of computer skills hold you down! Come to our Computer Basics class and learn the fundamentals. This is the perfect class for beginners. Attend as often as you’d like!

Job Corps Works Tuesdays 2-3

October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

For 16 – 24 year olds

Did you know that the Job Corps program offers a career pathway for 10 Industries with recognized credentials right here in Ohio?    Students meeting criteria can then continue on to one of Job Corps Advanced Training programs.

Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. For eligible young people  16 – 24 years of age that qualify as low income, Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life.  These youth may have dropped out of high school or have graduated and chosen not to pursue college at this time.

How do I get started?  That’s the easy part.  Give Kirk Lynch a call at (513)-401-2486 and he will give you the time and place of an Information Session nearest to your location.  His office is at the OhioMeansJobs Center in Cincinnati. An Admissions Counselor can also travel for group presentations to your location.  Youth can also go online at www.recruiting.jobcorps.gov to begin an application and an Admissions Counselor will then make contact.

  • Advanced Manufacturing
    • Welding
    • Sign, Billboard, and Display
    • Machine Technology
  • Automotive and Machine Repair
    • Maintenance and light repair
  • Construction
    • Facilities Maintenance
    • Carpentry
    • Bricklaying
    • Plastering
  • Hospitality
    • Culinary Arts
  • Information Technology
    • Computer Technician (A+ and Network+)
  • Transportation
    • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Finance & Business
    • Office Administration
  • Health Care
    • Clinical Medical Assistant
    • Emergency Medical Technician
    • Medical Administrative Assistant
    • Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide
  • Homeland Security
    • Security and Protective Services
  • Retail Sales & Service
  • Child Care Development

ADVANCED TRAINING PROGRAMS

Advanced Automobile Service Technology
Advanced Collision Repair and Refinish
Advanced Computer Systems Administrator
Advanced Culinary Arts
Advanced Electrical Overhead Line Construction
Advanced Fire and Wildland Management
Advanced Forestry
Advanced Heavy Truck Driving
Advanced Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse
Advanced Machinist
Advanced Medium/Heavy-Duty Truck Repair
Advanced Microsoft Certified Solutions
Advanced Plumbing (Roto-Rooter)
Advanced Residential Adviser
Advanced Solar PV and Thermal System Installer
Advanced Transportation
Advanced Weatherization
Advanced Welding

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Cincinnati Job Corps Website

Resume Writing Lab 10:00 – 12:00

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn the best way to build your resume so that it stands out from the crowd and gets you the interview in our Resume Lab workshop. This is a hand’s on lab and you will leave the workshop with a resume in hand. Bring your resume with you and take it to the next level or build it from scratch.

Interviewing Lab 10:00 – 12:00

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ace the interview after attending our Interview Lab workshop. You will learn how to navigate trending interview questions, dress appropriately and how to best present yourself.

Learn what employers want and expect today. Gain new skills  and confidence prior to the Interview.

You may practice your new interviewing skills at OhioMeansJobs.com.  Look for Practice and Interview Tips on the PLAN IT tab.

Resource Room Closed 2:00 – 5:00

October 27 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Resource Room will Close at 2:00 on the last Friday of every month.

Microsoft Word II 9:00 – 12:00

October 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This class is the second class in a series on Microsoft Word 2013 and will build upon basic skill-sets acquired in MS Word I or previous experiences. In this class students will learn how to create documents from templates, work with headers and footers, create lists and tables and incorporate styles/themes into a word document.

 

You Can Afford College! 9:00 – 12:00

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is intended to demystify concerns regarding paying for college. It will cover the basic Financial Aid process as well as best practices to secure maximum funding. Workshop attendees will get an overview of the FAFSA completion process, fruitful scholarship searches and other considerations related to investing in a post-secondary degree.