SkillsCommons is an online workforce development library of work-related open educational resources sourced from community colleges across the United States. It was created by the US Department of Labor as part of its Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) program.
The SkillsCommons team of professional librarians, educators, developers and technologists have leveraged the expertise of community colleges across the US to develop and deliver innovative workforce development programs with an aim of upskilling learners for free.
All SkillsCommons courses are reviewed by subject matter experts and developed in partnership with real industry and business leaders so that they provide learners with the actual skillsets required by employers. With a focus on pharmacy and physical therapy, these courses open up career paths into fields in which jobs are plentiful and can be highly lucrative.