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What You Get:

  • FREE access to introductory and advanced career programs
  • Ability to enroll in multiple programs (one at a time)
  • Mobile-friendly access for anytime, anywhere learning

Integrity Staffing Solutions has partnered with Penn Foster to offer Next Step U, a free educational benefit offering online introductory and advanced career-focused skills training programs! 

Eligible associates and staff can enroll in any of the programs below. However, we highly recommend starting with one of the Level I programs before progressing to a Level II program. On average, Level I programs take 40.5 hours to complete while Level II programs take 183.5 hours to complete.

Enroll today to advance your skills in your trade of choice!

program catalog

Level I Programs

Administrative Assistant Careers

The Administrative Assistant Careers program is an introductory program ideal for those interested in becoming administrative assistants. The courses review time management strategies, effective communication methods, administrative office procedures, and travel arrangement processes.

Program Details

Lessons in this program include:

Stress and Time Management 

Interpersonal Communication Skills

Administrative Office Procedures

Travel and Meeting Planning 

Duration:

37 hours

Basic English

The Basic English program is an introductory program that studies the rules of punctuation and the process of planning, writing, and revising written material. To better comprehend what role each word plays in a sentence, you'll also dissect sentences and learn how to correctly use nouns, adverbs, prepositions, and more.

PROGRAM DETAILS

Lessons in this program include:

Punctuation and Capitalization 

Nouns, Pronouns, and Adjectives 

Verbs, Adverbs, and Other Parts of Speech 

Sentences and Spelling 

Duration:

20 hours

Career Readiness Bootcamp

Refresh your soft skills - the "power skills" you'll need to stand out in any job with this introductory Career Certificate program covering teamwork, planning and organizing, productivity tools, integrity, customer focus, and more.

Program Details

Lessons in this program include:

Personal Skills

People Skills

Workplace Skills

Duration:

40 hours

Career Readiness Bootcamp (in Spanish)

The Career Readiness Bootcamp program consists of three lessons, conducted in Spanish. Through each lesson you’ll learn key skills for workplace and career success, from using core technology tools to understanding professional etiquette.

Program Details

Lessons in this program include:

Personal Skills

People Skills

Workplace Skills

Duration:

36 hours

Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining

With the automation of machines and technologies, many career opportunities working with computer numerical control (CNC) have become available. In this introductory program you'll learn about numerical control history, basics, operations, and machine tools.

Program Details

Lessons in this program include:

Introduction to Computer Numerical Control 

Word Address Programming and CAD/CAM 

Programming and Operating Machining Centers 

Programming and Operating Turning Centers 

Alternate Machining Technologies 

Conversational Programming 

Statistical Process Control 

Duration:

90 hours

Contact Tracer

The Contact Tracer pathway program will train learners to properly track and monitor contacts over the phone and perform data entry as part of infectious disease control measures employed by local and state health departments and other health organizations. In this program, you will obtain an understanding of the medical terms and principles of exposure, infection, infectious period, potentially infectious interactions, symptoms of disease, and pre-symptomatic and asymptomatic infection.

Program Details

Lessons in this program include:

Patient communication and customer service skills

Patient confidentiality and HIPAA

Understanding infection, infectious disease and transmission

Computer and administrative skills

Duration:

87.5 hours

Microsoft® Excel®

This introductory Microsoft® Excel® training program will help you gain a comprehensive understanding of the function and application of the Excel® program and how it can be applied to a variety of work environments. Software not included.

Program Details

Lessons in this program include:

Microsoft® Excel®

Microsoft® Excel® Graded Project

Duration:

23 hours

Supervising the Front Line

This introductory program will teach you the skills you need to become an effective leader in an industrial workplace. The courses in this program will help you develop supervision, communication, and performance management abilities.

Program Details

Lessons in this program include:

Supervision and Leadership 

Communication for Supervisors 

Leadership and Interpersonal Skills for Supervisors 

Personnel and Performance Management for Supervisors 

Team Building for Supervisors 

Duration:

46 hours

Level II Programs

Administrative Assistant

This advanced Administrative Assistant Career Diploma program consists of nine courses that will help you gain the knowledge and skills relevant to performing administrative assistant jobs in a variety of settings, including staffing agencies, corporate businesses, law firms, banks, hospitals, and more. This program contains review content from the Level I Administrative Assistant Careers program.

PROGRAM DETAILS

Lessons in this program include:

Workplace Communication Skills

Administrative Office Procedures

Filing and Records Management

Technologies in the Workplace

Bookkeeping and Office Management

Computer Applications

Business English

Duration:

198 hours

Frontline Supervisor

The Frontline Supervisor advanced program will teach you all of the fundamental soft skills you need to be an effective and efficient supervisor in an industrial workplace. This program covers leadership skills, manufacturing basics, OSHA administration standards, and more. This program contains review content from the Level I Supervising the Front Line program.

PROGRAM DETAILS

Lessons in this program include:

Introduction to Front Line Supervisor

Leading Teams for Optimal Performance

Building Organizational Skills and Measuring Results

Problem Solving and Conflict Management

Lean Manufacturing and OSHA Administration

Elective option from Production Supervisor, Warehouse Supervisor, and Maintenance Supervisor

Duration:

241 hours

Microsoft® Office 2016

This advanced Microsoft® Office 2016 Penn Foster Certificate training program will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to improve your Microsoft® Word™, Excel®, and PowerPoint® skills in a variety of work environments. This program contains review content from the Level I Microsoft® Excel® program. Software not included.

PROGRAM DETAILS

Lessons in this program include:

Microsoft® Excel®

Microsoft® Word™

Microsoft® PowerPoint®

Microsoft® Office Integration

Duration

105 hours

Small Business Management

Never before have so many people around the world taken their fate into their own hands by starting their own businesses. With the technological advances that are available now—including overnight delivery services, intercontinental services, secure online ordering and banking, broadband Internet availability, and new forms of rapid communication—starting your own business, anytime, anywhere, has never been easier. You’re at the threshold of an exciting opportunity that could change the course of your life. As you work your way through this course, you’ll be preparing yourself for the challenges and rewards that await you in owning your own business.

PROGRAM DETAILS

Lessons in this program include:

Choosing Your Business

Keys to Success

Business Connections

Market Research

Writing a Business Plan

Your Business Structure

Financing Your Business

Legal Resources and Requirements

Marketing that Works

Building a Team

Putting Your Business Online

Preparing a Budget

Keeping Business Records

 

Duration

201.7 hours

Who is eligible for Next Step U?

All associates and staff who have worked for Integrity Staffing Solutions for at least eight hours over the past 60 days are eligible to enroll in any of the Next Step U programs. Please note that your time worked will be based on the hours reflected on your paycheck.

What is the difference between a Level I and a Level II program?

Level I programs are introductory programs that take, on average, 40.5 hours to complete. We recommend starting with a Level I program before progressing to a Level II program. Level II programs take, on average, 183.5 hours to complete.

How do I enroll in a program?

After reviewing the programs listed on this page, click on the "Enroll Now" button to fill out the enrollment request form. After your request has been reviewed and approved, you will receive a welcome email with instructions on how to log into the online learning portal to start your program.

Can I enroll in multiple programs at once?

No, you may only enroll in one program at a time. To enroll in the next program, you first must finish your current program.

If I don't like the program I enrolled in, can I switch?

You may cancel or change a program by contacting Penn Foster by phone at 800-231-3054 or by email at clientsupport@pennfoster.edu to formally process a cancellation, and then you will have to re-enroll through the application process into your new program of choice.

How do I access the courses?

All course content will be delivered through Penn Foster's Student Portal. You will have access to your course content upon logging into the Portal for the first time.

Will I have access to my courses after my assignment ends?

You will have access to your courses for up to 60 days after the end of the assignment.

What is Penn Foster?

Penn Foster is a leader in online education, offering career training solutions for in-demand careers such as staffing, technology, business, trades, and more. These programs are offered online and can completed at a pace that's comfortable for you. As a Penn Foster learner, you also receive 24/7 access to a supportive online community of students and faculty.

What are the benefits of online learning?

As an Integrity Staffing Solutions associate or staff member, we know you have a busy schedule. By delivering these programs online on a mobile-friendly platform, you are offered the flexibility to learn when and where you want. Furthermore, our programs are self-paced so you can move through the content at a speed that's right for you.