CTAT offers an ACRE Basic Employment Certificate through a three step training series called “Get Work Now”

These trainings are comprised of:

  • Two 5 week distance learning trainings (steps 1 and 3)
  • One 3-4 day face-to-face training (step 2) or 5 week distance learning training (step 2)

These trainings are offered several times each year throughout our six state region.

GET WORK NOW! Getting in Gear

The Foundation of Employment Services
5 week distance learning course
Getting in Gear is designed to explore valuable competencies that are critical to achieving a better understanding of employment services for people with disabilities. Exposing you to the essential principles and practices that lead to quality workforce participation for the people you serve, Getting in Gear delivers essential skills through a five week self-study course that will take 2-3 hours per week. Getting in Gear is designed to complement your current employment and can be accomplished in your office and/or your home, as well as in the community.

GET WORK NOW! Paving Your Way

The Proven Process for Successful Job Placement
Offered both face-to-face or online
Paving Your Way is an exciting and interactive face-to-face training that leads to a successful career in community employment. This comprehensive training provides you with the tools, tips, and techniques necessary to identify the marketable skills of your job seekers and match them with the employment needs of the business community. A wise investment of your time today will result in employment success for those you serve.

GET WORK NOW! Exploring the Route

Meeting the Unique Employment Needs of your Customers
5 week distance learning course
Exploring the Route delivers practical strategies to support you in serving job seekers with complex support needs. Exploring the Route focuses on learning more about a business, developing the right job within that business, and providing the necessary training and supports to insure your job seeker's success. Key to this process is providing long term supports to encourage retention and advancement, and in the end, promote successful community integration.

After completing all three steps, fieldwork requirements and assignments, trainees will earn an ACRE Basic Employment Certificate & those student’s names will be submitted to ACRE to appear on the ACRE Website.

To find out more about this training contact: 
Gayann Brandenburg
All States
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