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"The O*NET database includes information on skills, abilities, knowledge, work activities, and interests associated with occupations. This information can be used to facilitate career exploration, vocational counseling, and a variety of human resources functions, such as developing job orders and position descriptions and aligning training with current workplace needs."
Alaska Job Centers provide the full spectrum of employment related labor exchange services including job search assistance, job referral, job placement assistance for job seekers, re-employment services to unemployment insurance claimants, and recruitment services for employers with job openings.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic Alaska Job Centers are currently closed. Job seekers are encouraged to access employment and training resources use the online resources available from www.jobs.alaska.gov or contact your local job center at (877) 724-2539 to speak to a representative.
Alaska apprenticeship programs are registered by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Apprenticeship. An apprentice in a registered program may receive up to six years of paid-on-the job and classroom training.
"The Alaska Vocational Technical Center (AVTEC) is a vocational training center operated by the State of Alaska as a Division of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Programs offered by AVTEC include Maritime Training Programs, Business and Office Technology, Culinary Arts, Construction Technology, Information Technology and more.
Iḷisaġvik College's Vocational Education and Workforce Development (VEWFD) program works with employers on the North Slope and beyond to offer students with training that will help them realize economic self-sufficiency and employment security.
Nine Star's education services include GED preparation, technology and skills training and placement testing. Nine Star also provides job search assistance, professional development and career advising.
"Located in King Salmon, SAVEC is dedicated to providing skills training in some of the fastest-growing industries in the state. Working with a wide array of training partners, SAVEC can respond rapidly to industry & community needs by providing rapid response training. Career opportunities exist at SAVEC in a variety of areas to include Construction, Health Care, Computer Careers, and Fisheries."