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    Gain new skills your way! Express and Penn Foster have teamed up to offer ExpressLearn, an opportunity to learn new skills that could advance your career and reach your goals! Through this partnership with Penn Foster, a leading provider of skills development training and credentials, Express Employment Professionals proudly offers ExpressLearn to associates.  

    ExpressLearn is an educational program featuring a variety of flexible courses in high-demand fields. These online, mobile-friendly courses are developed for busy, people like you, enabling you to build your knowledge at home or on-the-go. Express associates, could receive FREE access to courses to develop new skills, possibly increasing earning potential. Take the next step towards a better job with ExpressLearn. 

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  • Available Courses

    Basic Blueprint Reading

    The Basic Blueprint Reading course teaches the basics behind how to read blueprints. Key concepts taught in this course include print reading, understanding drawings, and schematics.


    Basic Business Literacy

    The Basic Business Literacy course covers the core concepts behind business communication and technical writing. The course teaches report writing, proposal writing, and research skills while improving the overall writing quality of the student.


    Basic Computer Skills

    The Basic Computer Skills course covers the knowledge and skills needed to improve Microsoft® Office skills in a variety of work environments. You’ll learn how to use Microsoft® Word, Excel, and PowerPoint through hands-on practice, as well as how to integrate Microsoft® Office applications.


    Basic Electrical Training 

    The Basic Electrical Training course teaches students the fundamentals of working with electricity. The course introduces commonly used tools, AC/DC principles, motors, and electrical safety as well as basic troubleshooting, VOMs, and oscilloscopes. This course is highly recommended for those seeking to understand electricity at a foundational level.


    CAD/Drafting Basics

    This course teaches the basic skills needed as a draftsman, including fundamentals of math, measurement, prints, physics, and mechanics. This course covers the core drafting topics needed and it briefly introduces Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CAD) training.


    Construction Technology/Laborer

    This course teaches a wide array of topics to prepare workers for different fields in the construction industry. Beginning with basic math, tools, prints, and drawings, this program covers the different types of engineering materials—metal, wood, and plastic—and their properties. In addition, students learn surveying and leveling as well as advanced topics including foundations, pavement, highways, steel roof trusses, concrete design, steel building frames, and more.


    Electrical Maintenance 

    The Electrical Maintenance course provides training on the skills needed to be an electrical maintenance technician. From the beginning, students learn the basics in math, safety, tools, and print reading. The course then progresses into maintenance topics and core electrical topics such as AC/DC circuits, VOMs, and electrical equipment and tools.


    Electronics Maintenance

    The Electronics Maintenance course jumps directly into electronic systems and semiconductors, covering advanced topics such as robots, motors, and microprocessors. Trainees are taught specific skills relevant to troubleshooting, various control systems, and controllers.


    HVAC

    This course covers the basics of HVAC systems and concepts, laying out the foundational skills needed by a professional HVAC worker. The program begins by teaching basic math, safety, and the commonly used tools in the HVAC trade before diving into maintenance, prints, and GD&T concepts.


    Machinist (with CNC)

    The Machinist training provides learners with an understanding for machine types, their operation, and the underlying concepts behind machining. It covers basics in safety, industrial math, measuring, print reading, metal types, and machining processes before moving into mills, lathes, turret lathes, grinding, and more. The program is ideal for those looking to acquire the skills needed to become a machinist.


    Mechanical and Electrical Technician (including PLCs) 

    The Mechanical and Electrical Technician course provides students with a comprehensive knowledge of industrial maintenance. Beginning with basic math and prints fundamentals, the program moves into key electrical and mechanical concepts such as currents, pumps, and hydraulics. The program also teaches advanced maintenance topics and provides a focus on semiconductors, microprocessors, circuits, PLCs, and more.


    Production Operator

    This course teaches the fundamentals needed to work in a production environment as well as an overview of key manufacturing concepts to prepare learners for entry-level manufacturing roles. This training for production workers teaches basic math, GD&T, safety and measurement skills as well as a high-level knowledge of currents, heat, maintenance, control systems, and control instruments.


    Quality Control 

    Quality Control covers the basics of quality control in a manufacturing environment, including print reading, operation analysis, quality terminology, and an overview of quality control in manufacturing. This course is intended for entry-level workers to acquire the skills needed to be a quality control technician.


    Safety

    Industrial Safety teaches how to work safely in a variety of different functions. Workers are taught safety skills for chemical, fire, electrical,
    and several other environments.


    Soft Skills

    Learn nine valuable soft skills, from communication and problem solving to understanding professional etiquette and working with technology. Designed to keep you moving forward,  engaging curriculum makes learning fun.


    Tool and Die

    Teaches the essentials of machining as well as the specific skills needed by a Tool and Die Maker. Initial topics include metals, industrial math, safety, milling, lathing, and grinding before moving into the advanced topics of toolmaking, heat treatment, jogs, dies, and fixtures.


    Warehousing and Distribution

    Teaches the fundamental skills needed by a warehouse worker. Students are taught basic math, safety, and print reading skills in addition to the concepts specific to material handling and warehousing. The program will help warehouse workers become maximally effective and able to safely perform
    their responsibilities.


    Machine Operator

    Machine Operator training teaches the principles of machining, including an introduction to bench work, prints, dimensioning, measuring instruments, and tools. The course is recommended for entry-level workers who do not operate machines, but are responsible for setting up the machine shop, safety in the environment, and understanding the tools, processes, and materials behind their work.


    Welding

    Welding training provides trainees with the comprehensive knowledge needed by a welder, beginning with the fundamental industrial math before moving into drawing and schematics, electricity, tools, and welding equipment and techniques. This course is a highly robust offering, teaching the full suite of components of welding to develop a well-rounded welder.