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Help your learners skill up and get hired, at no cost.

Give your clients access to digital training, project-based learning, and professional credentials, designed to help them gain the skills they need and land an entry-level tech job. All at no cost.

  1. Partner with IBM SkillsBuild

Why SkillsBuild

Give your clients access to free digital job training

Your learners will get access to proven learning aligned to in-demand tech jobs and opportunities to do meaningful project work, while earning credentials to show employers their achievements.

Join a network of technology leaders

You and your learners will get access to IBM advisors, partners, professionals, and employers—all working to help job seekers build skills, gain experience, and get hired.

Get training and support for your staff from IBM

IBM provides training and support to your staff at no additional cost, to help your organization get the most value out of the SkillsBuild program and digital platform.

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IBM has honed this innovative use of technology to enhance and make available learning opportunities, unlocking learners’ understanding and access to emerging technologies. In the bounds of a single platform, made up of clean lines and organised content, Skillsbuild provides Partners with intelligent analytics, strategies for achieving scale, and a fantastic support network to achieve a positive implementation changing lives in the process.
Andrew FinnDirector of Academic Affairs & Programme Development , FIT Ireland

Good-fit partnership

IBM SkillsBuild may be a good partner for you if:

  • Your organization specializes in workforce development and offers programs geared toward helping adults find jobs in technology fields.
  • Your organization is connected to employers and ecosystems in your community that provide a direct path to employment in tech.
  • Your organization supports a significant number of learners (1,000+) who’re interested in tech careers and ready to participate in the SkillsBuild program.
  • Your organization is focused on helping adult job seekers find employment in under resourced communities.

Current partners

See who we’re currently working with to help adult learners find careers they love

United Way of New York City

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Our project-based learning program

IBM SkillsBuild is designed to help your learners gain tech skills and get hired

01. Assess skills

Learners take a free career assessment to help them decide on the best learning path.

02. Learn

Learners move through structured online learning aligned to specific job paths such as data analyst, designer, cybersecurity and more.

03. Earn digital credentials

Learners can earn industry recognized credentials linked to their coursework, moving from beginner to more advanced training.

04. Practice

Learners can participate in project-based learning opportunities, where they work in teams to solve real life problems and gain marketable skills linked to their specific job path. Job seekers can engage with mentors to support their skills development and job search.

05. Apply for jobs

Learners gain the skills and credentials required to connect with employers in their community and gain entry-level positions, while continuing to upskill using SkillsBuild.

Ready to bring new opportunities to your learners at no cost?

Simply click the button to fill out our partnership application form. A member of our team will be in touch with next steps within five business days or less.

  1. Partner with IBM SkillsBuild

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