BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (WAFB) – BRCC and IBM are teaming up to host a free digital learning platform with over 10,000 learning activities.
Tammy Brown, BRCC SkillsBuild Project Liaison, said Skills development is a free digital learning site designed by IBM to develop vocational, technical and job-oriented skills for learners retraining, upgrading or re-entering the workforce.
Brown said they have something for everyone. IBM SkillsBuild is offered in cooperation with local nonprofit organizations in more than 15 countries.
The site is free and open to the public for the unemployed, underemployed or students in retraining. It is also designed to help you improve your skills or enrich yourself personally.
Here are some other things about SkillsBuild:
• Offers over 10,000 learning opportunities, many leading to industry-based certifications and badges
• Provides training, industry-based certifications and exam preparation for professional skills such as communication, customer service, teamwork, leadership and more
• Job search skills (career assessment, curriculum vitae, job applications, interview tips and more),
• Web development skills
• Information technologies (CompTIA, Red Hat, CISSP, Microsoft, Cloud Computing and more)
• Cyber security
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