Employability Skills Training

Employability Skills Training courses allow career seekers to build their resume, learn how to get the most out of Employ Florida Marketplace, build on their interview skills and gain some computer skills.  And, best of all, these weekly courses are offered at no cost!

To register for a session, please send an email at least 48 hrs prior to the class that you would like to attend. Once registration is confirmed you will receive a confirmation that guarantees you a seat.

Send the information to the designated email address based on the location of the workshop re-quested. Please include:

  •  Name
  •  Phone number
  •  Name of workshop
  •  Date of the workshop
  •  Time of the workshop

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start time as this will allow for time to check in.  Walk-in customers will be accepted, if there is available seating.  Late admittance to any workshop is not permitted. 

Include your name, phone number, name of workshop, and date & time of the workshop you would like to attend to the designated email address:





Please bring your email confirmation to class, as it will be your guarantee of a seat. 

All customers MUST have a basic EmployFlorida Marketplace (EFM) profile to request workshop registration.


Tampa Center
9215 N. Florida Ave., Suite 101
Tampa, FL 33612

Brandon Center 
9350 Bay Plaza Blvd.,  Suite 121
Tampa, FL 33619

Ruskin Center
201 14th Ave., SE,
Ruskin, FL 33570

Career Prep Center
2605 N. 43rd Street
Tampa, FL 33605

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Course Descriptions

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Basic Computers (2 hours)
Learn the basic functions of a computer, including hands-on tutorials for using a mouse and keyboard.

Basic Financial Literacy (2 hours)
Setting up and living within a crisis financial plan of action, reviewing your personal and household spending when funds are tight, prioritizing and facing reality. How credit impacts you. Understanding how to re-establish after a major crisis. How good credit can improve your chances of getting a good paying job or promotion.

Breaking Barriers to Employment (2 hours)
Learn to identify common barriers to employment and how to deal with those barriers on job applications, resumes and interviews.

Career Mapping (1.5 hours)
Where does your career path lead? Learn about the MANY resources available, at no cost, to help you determine your next step.


Computer Skills for Your Resume (2 hours)
Learn how to create and format a document using Mi-crosoft Word. Learn how to navigate the internet and read a webpage to aid in successful job searching.
This hands-on workshop is for those who already have basic computer skills.



Job Power (2 hours)
Power your job search with this seminar! Topics include changes in the employment market, hidden job market, skills employers are looking for and dealing with the stress of being unemployed.

Job Search Computer Skills (1.5 hours)
Uploading, Downloading (including EFM Resume and Cover Letter), Attaching to an Email, Job Search Log, Emails, etc. are essential job skills. Learn how by at-tending this workshop.

Labor Market Information (LMI) 101 (1.5 hours)
Learn the importance of using LMI in your job search and new career! Discover the hot occupations and industries, using websites such as BLS.gov and CareerOneStop.org


LinkedIn Orientation (1.5 hours)
Heard of LinkedIn and want to learn more? Get the basics of LinkedIn and the opportunity to set up your profile. See you there!

LinkedIn: Getting Started & Beyond (2 hours)
Need a LinkedIn profile, information on improving your existing profile and a complete overhaul of your profile? Then this hands-on workshop is right for you! Opportunity to optimize your job search via LinkedIn. You should have basic computer skills to attend.


Navigating Employ Florida (EF) (1.5 hours)
Learn how to navigate through EF website features such as job search, creating a virtual job recruiter and more.



Professional Interviewing Skills (2.5 hours)
Learn what interviews are all about and how to pre-pare for a successful interview. Discussions will in-clude the various types of interviews, common inter-view questions, along with what to do before, during and after an interview.


Resume Development (2 hours)
The resume is important in today's job search. Under-stand what a resume is, how to target your resume and the different types of resume.


Surviving a Layoff
You've been laid off...now what? Exploring job loss and how to cope with the new changes.