Delaware Launches Job Retraining Program

9 Oct 2020


WILMINGTON – In hopes to better prepare Delaware’s workforce for the post-pandemic job market, the state has launched a rapid training program geared to get people ready for a new career path or to sharpen their skills.

Forward Delaware brings together state, education and business leaders to develop a certification program that can be completed within 20 weeks. This initiative focuses on Delaware’s top five growth industries: IT, health care, transportation, logistics and construction.

“We know that our ability to rebound and get Delaware working again will partly rely on our ability to provide training for individuals that need it and meet those jobs in high demand,” Gov. John Carney said in an Oct. 7 press conference announcing the program.

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