Training Partnership

Training Partnership apprenticeship program recognized as “Trailblazer” by Labor Department

The SEIU Healthcare NW Training Partnership’s registered apprenticeship program was one of 70 awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor for being a “Trailblazer and Innovator.” The recognition was given Aug. 1 in Washington, D.C., at an event with U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis to mark the 75th anniversary of the National Apprenticeship Act, which launched the Registered Apprenticeship program. The Training Partnership’s registered apprenticeship program is designed to increase the skills and opportunities of Home Care Aides by offering basic and advanced training, peer mentorship, and a Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship.
Date: 
Wed, 08/08/2012

2012-2013 Benefits Book Now Available Online; Coming Soon in Print

The 2012-2013 Benefits Book is now available online and will be distributed in print in the coming weeks. View the 2012-2013 Benefits Book online Download and print the 2012-2013 Training Standards chart The passage of Initiative 1163 in November 2011 reinstated the comprehensive training and certification standards for most new Home Care Aides (exempting those caring for a parent or child). These higher standards had been suspended in July 2011. Home Care Aides who have already taken Basic Training will not need to take the more in-depth training.
Date: 
Mon, 07/16/2012

New online Continuing Education courses set for release beginning in late May

As part of the Training Partnership's ongoing priority to provide convenient online Continuing Education classes for students, the first of a number of new eLearning courses is set for release in late May.

Date: 
Wed, 05/16/2012

Russian, Spanish Online CE Now Available

For the convenience of our students, there are now 10 Online Continuing Education courses available in Spanish and Russian. For instructions on how to take these classes, please visit the Spanish and Russian Online CE Pages.

Online CE in Russian

Online CE in Spanish

Date: 
Tue, 01/31/2012

Community Interpreter Option Now Available

If you have limited English skills, you can bring an interpreter to class with you, for Basic Training or Continuing Education classes. We call such volunteer interpreters “Community Interpreters.” Your Community Interpreter must be at least 18 years old.
Date: 
Fri, 01/27/2012

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