"JOBS": The work that a person does regularly in order to earn money.
At the Washington Online Learning Institute our one mission is to put people back to work.
We keep this in mind in every action we take from course development though final placement.
Today's workforce is consistently changing and so must those who prepare workers to enter into it. Skill based education is the most efficient and cost effective way to put people back to work. It takes the shortest time and is the most affordable. WOLI delivers that by providing skill based education, focused on in- demand careers, identified by the Department of Labor. WOLI doesn't stop there; we leave the option to address the college opportunity, with standalone College Credits available for most programs. As a Regionally Accredited institution, WOLI guides your educational journey, by understanding the way adults want to learn and how they learn the best
With WOLI.Edu, You Can Learn a Skill-Based Career and Receive College Credits in Areas Like:
WOLI National Job Bank and Career Planning
WOLI continually supports our students through the career planning process. To do this, WOLI has embarked on a better way to actively get people back to work. WOLI's jobs program combines the cost effective and efficient aspects of accredited skills-based training with a proactive employment partnership that relies on initial student assessment and predictive behavior analysis. When a WOLI student enrolls in one of our programs, that student enrolls, at the same time, in a partnered national job bank that matches future employment with the chosen skill. Each student will progress through a series of benchmarks designed to achieve gainful employment.
Once a career direction has been established and they are placed into the WOLI job bank, a timeline will be developed to assist each student for entry to the workforce. Part of the preparation will include courses that deal with skills that are required to be successful both in preparation for and being On-The-Job. These skills include, Business Skills, Communication Skills, Customer Service Basics, Interviewing Techniques, Networking, Problem Solving, Resume Preparation, Social Media Awareness, and Time Management. These programs are included in our career planning and are provided at no additional charge.
To ensure that every student is not only well trained but well positioned for a job, we will be providing the student with a program that ensures they put their best foot forward when searching for employment. Through a partnership with BrandYourself we will help to ensure that each student will have a positive online footprint.
The Future of WOLI: A Job Technology Platform
WOLI is embarking on developing a proprietary Job Technology Platform that has an open source application where employers create a skills driven program for a new job ready, job-certified candidate. The career one stop centers will have the opportunity to access this platform and match current job opportunities with their job seeker base.
We expect this platform to be fully functional in the first quarter 2016.
The Washington Online Learning Institute is regionally accredited by the Middle States Association. Questions regarding our accreditation status can be directed to WOLI or the MSA at 3624 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680, Telephone: (215) 662-5603, Fax: (215) 662-0957.
The Accreditation Process
According to the MSA website, "accreditation is the affirmation that a school provides a quality of education that the community has a right to expect and the education world endorses. Accreditation is a means of showing confidence in a school's performance. When the Commission on Secondary Schools accredits a school, it certifies that the school has met the prescribed qualitative standards of the Middle States Association within the terms of the school's own stated philosophy and objectives.
Accreditation and How It Affects You
Accreditation is important to Washington Online because it demonstrates to our entire community of faculty, staff and students that, as an educational institution, we adhere to the highest standards of excellence in our course preparation. Accreditation is important to you because it provides assurance that the integrity a schools programs and transcripts have been validated.
Accreditation assures the student that WOLLI courses may be recognized by colleges for credit towards a two or four year degree based education.
Funding Your Education
At Washington Online, we understand that one of the biggest questions tied to furthering your education is funding. We have developed a series of high quality; low cost career training options to help you to achieve your career goals. We offer a number of financing options to assist with tuition payments, including no-interest installment plans, and active participation in government programs like:
MyCAA - Military Spouse Funding
(WIA-WIOA) Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act
Our Student Affairs Counselors are dedicated to helping you find the funding option that suits you best. For tuition assistance, contact Washington Online Learning Institute today.