Career Training & Job Seeker Resources

Local Resources

Below you will find a host of physical locations that offer training services in our community.

"Apprenticeship programs represent a great alternative to getting an expensive higher degree. Apprentices learn through a combination of classroom and hands-on training. Learn how a Registered Apprenticeship program can work for you at!"

ADULT EDUCATION TRAINING . . . Located in Mount Orab and Bethel OH, these facilities enable area residents to obtain workforce training at a minimal cost. Please contact the centers to receive a full listing of available courses.

Public Library Systems

COMPUTER AND WORKFORCE TRAINING…This organization offers several options for employees who wish to increase workforce skills. Guiding Ohio Online offers assistance with computer and internet skills. Contact your local library to inquire about the many additional services they offer.

Adams County Public Library: Locations in Manchester, Seaman, Peebles, & West Union.

Brown County Public Library: Locations in Sardinia, Mount Orab, Georgetown, & Fayetteville.

Union Township Public Library: Locations in Ripley, Russellville, & Aberdeen

A Community college that serves Adams, Brown, Clinton, Fayette, and Highland counties. Campuses are located in Hillsboro, Mount Orab, and Washington Court House.

Online Resources

Below you will find a host of free virtual training services to improve your career prospects.

Courses to train you how to manage Amazon Web Services and achieve certification.

"Live, anytime, anywhere job assistance, including up-to-date nation-wide and local job search engines, professional resume critique, and proven interview techniques. Experience personalized career center seamlessly integrated with advanced virtual technology to help job seekers of diverse backgrounds and needs."

Free with your library card.

A combination of free and paid courses from leading universities and companies.

"The Ohio Justice & Policy Center is a non-profit law firm, with offices in Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio, that fights for those lacking support within the criminal legal system. We demand equal justice and fair treatment for all people at every stage of incarceration— because a person deserves dignity after their conviction, and resources for people in Ohio as they navigate the complex and often expensive criminal justice system."

"Certificates of Qualification for Employment can provide smart relief from criminal-record-based job barriers for clients who qualify. Read the basics about CQEs and follow the “roadmap” to see what the CQE process entails."

"A step-by-step guide to applying for a Certificate of Qualification for Employment in Ohio."

Hundreds of courses on topics ranging from work skills, technology, reading & math, or languages. Watch this video for an overview of what GCF Global can offer you:

Courses to improve digital skills for small business owners, job seekers, educators, and more!

Tutorials to help you get the most out of Google Workspace applications like Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Gmail.

"I Build America is a movement to generate pride and respect for the construction industry, and to recruit young people into the industry as a rewarding and valuable career.

"The construction industry is one of the nation’s largest industries. And with the need for new schools, hospitals, housing, and other commercial buildings increasing, the industry is going to need more and more quality workers to get all of the work done."

The Adams County Public Library provides access to the learning platform FREE of charge with your library card. hosts thousands of courses on a variety of topics.

This is an online student registration portal that will connect potential students to their local Aspire program. The Aspire program offer several services that can result in different outcomes for you on your educational journey. These include the following: Adult Education Programs, English as a Second Language or English Language Acquisition Programs, High School Certificate Programs, Job Skills Training Programs, and Pre-Citizenship Literacy Programs.

A variety of online classes for all kinds of topics. While most classes require a premium subscription, the above link lists all of the classes you can view for free.

These resources are not affiliated with OhioMeansJobs Adams - Brown Counties.