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Purdue Extension: Expert Resources for COVID-19

Training Opportunities in Extension

October 29, 2020
Building blocks for workforce success.

AGRICULTURE: Landscape Management Short Course – entry level educational experience for personnel in the Green industry as well as those with experience seeking best management practices in the areas of business and landscape management. 


AGRICULTURE: Purdue Pesticide Programs for agriculture workers. https://ppp.purdue.edu/


COMMUNITY: Digital Ready Businesses – geared towards owners or employees of a business looking to enhance their online presence. https://cdext.purdue.edu/signature-programs/economic-business-development/digital-ready/

COMMUNITY: Employability Digital Skills Program – one-stop shop for brushing up on your essential digital skills needed for today’s workforce. https://pcrd.purdue.edu/engagement/workforce-talent-development/employability-digital-skills-program/

COMMUNITY: Remote Work Certificate Program – equipping workers with the tools and skills needed to work remotely. https://pcrd.purdue.edu/remoteworkcertificate/


FAMILY: Block Party – training for childcare providers and parents to develop a better understanding of how to use blocks to scaffold children’s school readiness through block play. https://www.purdue.edu/hhs/extension/programs/detail.aspx?programId=13&category=family

FAMILY: I am Moving, I am Learning – training for those who care for young children. https://www.purdue.edu/hhs/extension/programs/detail.aspx?programId=17&category=family


FOOD: ServSafe Program – educational program to aid restaurants and other retail food handlers to comply with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s food codes to ensure public safety at retail food establishments. https://purdue.edu/servsafe/


GARDEN: Urban Agriculture Certificate. https://www.purdue.edu/dffs/urbanag/programs/urban-ag-certificate/

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