Volt is thrilled to announce the launch of Better U Academy, an online educational benefit exclusively offered to Volt Field Employees.
All of the "Career Skills Programs" below are FREE for Volt Field Employees, with the exception of the high school diploma option, which will be offered on a self-pay basis. Monthly payment plans for the high school diploma program are available.
Eligible Field Employees can enroll in any of the programs below by clicking the "Enroll Now" button next to your program of choice. With Penn Foster's online, mobile-friendly learning platform, you can gain new skills on the go or from the comfort of your own home at a pace that's flexible to your busy schedule.
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All active Volt Field Employees are eligible to enroll in courses with Penn Foster. If you are not currently an active Volt Field Employee, please go to https//jobs.volt.com to contact one of Volt’s branches and learn more about available opportunities.
Duration: 37 hours
Duration: 84 hours
Course 1: Reading Prints and Schematics
Course 2: Elements of Print Reading
Course 3: Reading Shop Prints
Course 4: Reading Electrical Schematics and Blueprints
Duration: 22 hours
Duration: 52 hours
Duration: 62 hours
Duration: 40 hours
Duration: 27 hours
Duration: 90 hours
Duration: 700 hours
Duration: 32 hours
Duration: 45 hours
Duration: 97 hours
Duration: 29 hours
The What, When, and Who of Manufacturing
The How and Why of Manufacturing
Duration: 49 hours
Duration: 23 hours
Duration: 105 hours
Duration: 201 hours
Duration: 46 hours
$850 (Full Pay Option)
$85 down payment and $85/month for the next 9 months
Who is eligible for Better U Academy?
All Field Employees who have received at least one payment for work from Volt are eligible to enroll in any of the Better U Academy programs.
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 800-233-0259 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org 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?
If you are already enrolled in a course and your assignment ends, you will continue to have access to the course until you complete it or the course expires. If you are not enrolled in a course and your assignment ends, you will have 60 days remaining of eligibility to enroll.
What is Penn Foster?
Penn Foster is a leader in online education, offering career training solutions for in-demand careers in technology, business, various trades, healthcare, 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 a Volt Field Employee, 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.