Accessible Learning

Making learning accessible to incumbent frontline workers frequently allows them to attend programs that develop new skills and knowledge while simultaneously maintaining their work schedules and salaries. Employers use different delivery methods to expand program access and increase the likelihood of successful program completion. These practices demonstrate a high level of organizational commitment to developing the talent of entry-level workers in a manner that is both good for employees and good for business.

 

Basic Skills Development

Offering basic skills instruction in the workplace helps to remove barriers to advancement for entry-level frontline workers, particularly when coursework is contextualized in the healthcare setting.

Work-Based Learning

Utilizing different types of structured work-based learning practices can promote skill mastery and expand talent pipelines.

Competency-Based Instruction

Focuses on student mastery of skills rather than on “seat time” in the classroom.

Flexible Learning Options

Work with educational partners to provide flexible learning models that better accommodate working adults.