Workforce Skills

The US Department of Labor's Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) programThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab. has created a free and open online library called SkillsCommons containing free and open learning materials and program support materials for job-driven workforce development.  The Open Educational Resources (OER) are produced by over 700 community colleges across the nation and can be found, reused, revised, retained, redistributed and remixed by individuals, institutions, and industry. SkillsCommons.org is designed and managed by the California State UniversityThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab. and its MERLOT programThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab. for the Department of Labor's TAACCCT program.
We have selected over 100 FREE AND OPEN courseware files that you can use as part of your textbook affordability program.


EXPLORE THE SHOWCASE OF OPEN COURSEWARE FOR CTE

Open CourseWare are collections of fully online learning materials organized in the scope and sequence of a college course. The online course materials are free and open for anyone to use and the learner can use the open courseware to acquire skills and knowledge at their own pace and on their own time. There is no instructor for open courseware.

You can download the course curriculum and use and revise some or all of the materials for our own courses FOR FREE.

 


EXPLORE OPEN COURSEWARE BY OCCUPATION

Using the links below you can browse for Open CourseWare in SkillsCommons by various Occupations identified by the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) codes.  The Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) System is a United States government system of classifying occupations. It is used by U.S. federal government agencies collecting occupational data, enabling comparison of occupations across data sets. For more information visit the U. S. Dept. of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics Standard Occupational Classifciation (SOC) systemThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab..

 

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Military Specific Occupations (55-0000)
Online Courses | Hybrid/Blended Courses
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Personal Care and Service Occupations (39-0000)
Online Courses | Hybrid/Blended Courses

EXAMPLES AND SUPPORT FOR REUSING AND REVISING OPEN COURSEWARE


Reuse ShowcaseThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab.

Explore a showcase of TAACCCT material that has been reused by other institutions.

Makeover ShowcaseThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab.

Explore a showcase of TAACCCT material that has been revised by other institutions.

 

SkillsCommons provides a wealth of resources to help you connect with projects, resources, experts, and support services.   Explore the SkillsCommons CONNECT CENTERThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab.SUPPORT CENTERThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab. , and SHOWCASESThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab. for more information.