Innovation Projects

Common Employability Skills in the Hospitality Sector
Common Employability Skills in the Hospitality Sector

AHLA and the NRAEF developed tools to help employers recruit and hire candidates with key skills.

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Modernizing Online Education Systems for Welding Students
Modernizing Online Education Systems for Welding Students

The American Welding Society (AWS) is enhancing their online skill standards system with new features that shorten time to graduation for welding students.

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Improving Accreditation in  Automotive Training Programs
Improving Accreditation in Automotive Training Programs

Updated training for evaluators ensure programs that part of the largest automotive training network meet industry standards.

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Cross Sector Micro-Credentialing
Cross Sector Micro-Credentialing

The apartment and renewable energy industries created a micro-credential at the intersection of apartment maintenance and clean energy.

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Changing HR in Manufacturing
Changing HR in Manufacturing

NIMS released a new tool to help job seekers build quality professional resumes that market their technical skill sets directly to employers.

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Food and Beverage Service Competency Model
Food and Beverage Service Competency Model

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) developed the first-ever competency model for the food service industry.

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Career Pathway Tool
Career Pathway Tool

The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) developed a new onlineemployer portal and video that provides concise information

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National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

The National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), the educational arm of ASE, produced the Being Relevant Matters publication.

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Campaigning for Quality in Energy Training
Campaigning for Quality in Energy Training

The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) produced a video campaign aimed at renewable energy and energy efficiency employers

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Competency-Based Hiring in Hospitality
Competency-Based Hiring in Hospitality

The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) conducted an Executive Roundtable of high-level HR and property management executives.

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Digital Credentialing
Digital Credentialing

The Center for Energy Workforce Development’s (CEWD) credential focuses on the highest priority skill areas of the energy industry.

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Web-Based Career Planning for Welders
Web-Based Career Planning for Welders

The American Welding Society enhanced the WeldLink platform, a web-based career planning and management system

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Expanding the Pipeline of Apartment Maintenance Technicians
Expanding the Pipeline of Apartment Maintenance Technicians

The National Apartment Association Education Institute updated the video and online components of the ANSI-accredited CAMT.

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Campaigning for Quality in Energy Training
Campaigning for Quality in Energy Training

The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) produced a video campaign aimed at renewable energy and energy efficiency employers

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ROI of Pre-Apprenticeship in the Building Industry
ROI of Pre-Apprenticeship in the Building Industry

The Home Builders Institute conducted research to evaluate the return-on-investment of its Pre‐Apprenticeship Certificate Training (PACT) program.

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Common Employability Skills for the Energy Industry
Common Employability Skills for the Energy Industry

The Center for Energy Workforce Development (CEWD) undertook a project to enable CEWD to understand how educators are preparing the pipeline.

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Expanding Access to Logistics for Hispanic Workforce
Expanding Access to Logistics for Hispanic Workforce

The American Society of Transportation & Logistics (now APICS) translated key curriculum and training products to Spanish.

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Job Description Analysis in the Land Title Industry
Job Description Analysis in the Land Title Industry

The American Land Title Association’s Land Title Institute conducted an industry-wide job description analysis and developed an online library.

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Communications Training in Healthcare
Communications Training in Healthcare

The AHIMA Foundation, charitable affiliate of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), developed a series of videos.

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