Rebuilding Delaware’s Workforce Through Rapid Training.

This is the place where jobseekers find training to enhance or gain skills; and employers connect with a qualified workforce. 

Providing Workforce Training in the Following Industries:

Healthcare

Construction & Trades

Hospitality & Food Service

Logistics & Transportation

Computers & IT

SEEKING EMPLOYMENT

Providing Delawareans with training opportunities to become more employable. 

LOOKING FOR EMPLOYEES

Providing Employers with a newly trained workforce available for hire in targeted industries.

HOW TO APPLY

Select either the industry training under “Training Providers” or “Employer Resources.” Both jobseekers and companies searching for training or potential hires can use the resources listed below. 

Forward Delaware is an ongoing initiative and this list will grow. Please check back regularly to view new opportunities for both job seekers and hiring organizations.

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Training Providers

IT WORKFORCE TRAINING

Provider: Tech Impact

Participating Companies and Organizations
Code Differently • Zip Code Wilmington • Tech Elevator •University of Delaware, Delaware Tech • Wilmington University • The Precisionists

How to Contact:
Visit:  http://www.techhiredelaware.org

Provider: CODE Differently

Samantha Kooman
samantha@codedifferently.com
(302) 803-6166

 

HEALTHCARE WORKFORCE TRAINING

Provider: Delaware Tech

Participating Companies and Organizations
Polytech, and Sussextech

How to Contact:
Visit:  http://go.dtcc.edu/WorkforceHealthcare

Phone:
Dover (302) 857-1000
Georgetown (302) 259-6000
Stanton (302) 454-3900
Wilmington (302) 571-5300

HOSPITALITY/FOOD SERVICE TRAINING

Provider: Delaware Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

Participating Companies and Organizations
The Food Bank of Delaware and University of Delaware

How to Contact:
Visit: http://www.delawarerestaurant.org/jobs

Phone: (302) 738-2545
training@delawarerestaurant.org

CONSTRUCTION & TRADES TRAINING

Provider: New Castle County VoTech-Delaware Skills Center

Participating Companies and Organizations
Delaware Tech, Polytech, and Sussextech

How to Contact:
Visit: http://www.deskillscenter.org

Phone: (302) 654-5392

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORTATION TRAINING

Provider: Polytech Adult Education Division

Participating Companies and Organizations
Delaware Tech, New Castle County Vo-tech, SussexTech, and the Food Bank of Delaware

How to Contact:
Visit: https://www.polytechworks.com/free-workforce-training
Phone: 302-697-4545

Provider: American Driving Training Academy

How to Contact:
Visit: http://www.americandrivertraining.com/
Phone: (302) 655-4511

Employer Resources

IT WORKFORCE CANDIDATES

Participating Companies and Organizations
Code Differently • Zip Code Wilmington • Tech Elevator •Wilmington University of Delaware, Delaware Tech • Wilmington University •The Precisionists

How to Contact:
Email your request to: info@techhiredelaware.org

 

Provider: CODE Differently

Stephanie Eldridge
stephanie@codedifferently.com
(302) 722-5573

HEALTHCARE WORKFORCE CANDIDATES

Participating Companies and Organizations
Polytech, and Sussextech

How to Contact:
Email your request to:

Bryan Horsey
bhorsey7@dtcc.edu

 

HOSPITALITY/FOOD SERVICE CANDIDATES

Participating Companies and Organizations
The Food Bank of Delaware and University of Delaware

How to Contact:
Email your request to:

Carrie Leishman
carrie@delawarerestaurant.org

CONSTRUCTION & TRADES CANDIDATES

Participating Companies and Organizations
Delaware Tech, Polytech, and Sussextech

How to Contact:
Please email your request to:

Jacqueline Hawkes
jacqueline.hawkes@nccvt.k12.de.us

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORTATION CANDIDATES

Participating Companies and Organizations
Delaware Tech, New Castle County Votech, SussexTech, and the Food Bank of Delaware

How to Contact:
Please email your request to:

Jeremy McEntire
JEREMY.MCENTIRE@polytech.k12.de.us

 

Provider: American Driving Training Academy

How to Contact:
Jaden McKinley
jaden@americandrivertraining.com

PARTNERING ORGANIZATIONS

Forward Delaware Programs are partially funded with the Coronavirus Relief Fund (the “CRF”) in section 5001 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”).  It is estimated that 94% or $7,646,336 of the funding that supports this initiative is federally funded and 6% or $458,836 is state funded.  The amount of non-governmental resources is unknown.