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Workforce Development
Ablr Works Creates Pathways to Employment.

One of Ablr’s primary goals is to help people with disabilities acquire the skills and knowledge they need to join or advance in the workforce, and to help organizations recruit diverse talent. Ablr Works creates pathways to employment by identifying, training, and deploying people with disabilities in the workforce. We open doors for career mobility through innovative and tailored programs, which increase technical skills, networking connections, and hands-on experience in desired technology-related fields. Our programs combine a focus on soft skills and technical competencies, leading to higher employment attainment, retention, and promotion. 

Over 50% of Ablr Works candidates find meaningful employment within 90 days of program completion.   

Why Ablr Works
Unique Program Features:

  • Fully remote program: Ablr Works was intentionally designed to be a fully virtual experience. We provide a mix of synchronous instruction via video conferencing platforms, and asynchronous independent work via learning management systems. No matter where you are, you can participate in Ablr Works with just a computer and an internet connection! 
  • Grow your technical skills: We prioritize empowering participants with the technical skills needed to thrive in today’s competitive job market. Through our comprehensive curricula, individuals acquire proficiency in essential tools and technologies, ensuring they are well-equipped for success in technology-related fields. 
  • Lean into professional development: Ablr Works places a strong emphasis on professional development, encompassing both soft skills and networking connections. Participants engage in activities designed to enhance communication, teamwork, and leadership abilities, while also forging valuable connections within the industry, setting the stage for long-term career growth and success. 
  • Gain hands-on experience: Training meets practice through our immersive hands-on experience component. Participants apply their newly acquired skills in real-world scenarios, gaining invaluable practical experience that sets them apart in the job market. From project-based learning to internships, our program ensures individuals are ready to hit the ground running in their chosen career path. 

A Wrld of Opportunities
Program Structure

Assess

Applying to Ablr Works is the first step towards unlocking a world of opportunities. Our application process is designed to be accessible and inclusive, welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe in a holistic review approach, considering technical skills, professionalism, personal attributes, motivation towards employment, and potential for growth. Our thorough assessment process ensures that each candidate is carefully evaluated, paving the way for a learning journey that meets their unique needs and aspirations. 

Prerequisites: 

  • Ability to touch-type on a keyboard with accuracy. 
  • Proficiency in email communication. 
  • Ability to complete program application independently. 
  • Capability to join video conferencing calls from a computer. 

Ideal Candidates: 

  • Committed to post-program employment. 
  • Reliable time management and deadline adherence. 
  • Passionate about driving positive change. 
  • Technologically savvy and coachable. 
  • Enjoy goal-oriented learning. 
  • Strong communication skills. 
  • Open to feedback and growth. 

Apply Today! 

  • Step 1: Fill out the contact form on this page (D365 form) – include ‘how did you hear about this program’ 
  • Step 2: Wit for application from Ablr staff. 
  • Step 3: Complete and return the program application. 
  • Step 4: If application passes screening, Ablr will seek authorization for the initial assessment. 

Elevate
Career-Specific Pathways

Ablr Works Career-Specific Pathways can provide candidates with the foundational technical and professional skillset necessary for their chosen career pathway. Each pathway programs trains candidates in the knowledge base sufficient for sitting for nationally and internationally recognized certification exams. 

Digital Accessibility 

Ablr Works’ flagship pathway, the Ablr Accessibility Analyst Course (A3C), provides you with the tools for entering a career in digital accessibility and related roles. As an Accessibility Analyst, you’ll champion disability inclusion, ensuring equal access to websites, software, applications, and other digital content for all users. Make a meaningful impact by ensuring compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and fostering a more inclusive digital landscape.  

Customer Relationship Management (Salesforce)  

Join Ablr Works in partnership with the Blind Institute of Technology to become an administrator of the world’s leading platform for customer relationship management (CRM), Salesforce. With high demand for Salesforce Administrators worldwide, this pathway opens doors to dynamic opportunities in a rapidly growing field. You’ll leverage the Salesforce application to create dashboards, update user profiles, generate reports, provide user training, and more, as you make a lasting impact on client satisfaction and organizational success. 

IT Help Desk / Cybersecurity

Candidates who choose the IT Help Desk/Cybersecurity pathway will learn to manage network systems, troubleshoot technical issues, and defend against cyber threats. Build a strong foundation in digital security practices and problem-solving techniques and prepare for a dynamic career ensuring the safety and efficiency of digital infrastructures in a high-demand industry. Candidates completing this pathway can expect to qualify for roles like Tier 1 IT Help Desk, Network Administrator, Security Specialist, and more. 

Technology Upskilling Training     

Need to sharpen your skills first? The Technology Upskilling course is designed to elevate participants’ proficiency in navigating computer systems using assistive technology. This course provides targeted instruction in essential areas such as video conferencing, assistive technology, general computer navigation, file management, internet browsing, email usage, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel. While some candidates may advance to career training directly due to their assessment results, Technology Upskilling is also available as a standalone opportunity for those seeking to enhance their assistive technology skills without committing to subsequent milestones.

Hands-on
Work Experience.

As part of the Ablr Works program, candidates gain hands-on work experience to integrate and apply both soft and technical skills in remote work settings. Spanning up to 24 weeks, this immersive, paid opportunity exposes participants to industry practices in their chosen pathway. Interns develop critical competencies such as reliability, time management, and effective communication with clients and colleagues. By working with leading companies, participants expand their professional networks, enhance their resumes, and gain practical insights to discuss during interviews. This experience significantly boosts their readiness to secure competitive, integrated employment in technology-related fields and beyond.   

Guidance and Resources
Secure a Position.

After program completion, Ablr Works is dedicated to providing comprehensive guidance and resources to help you secure a position and thrive in a fulfilling career. Participants will benefit from frequent meetings with the Ablr Works staff who will offer personalized coaching throughout the job search process from application to job offer. Candidates will have access to curated job postings, valuable resources, and alumni networking opportunities. Ablr actively engages with potential employers to highlight our programs and qualified candidates. 

Even after securing employment, Ablr continues to support participants, ensuring a smooth transition into their new roles. We also provide employers with resources for disability inclusion training and consulting services to foster an inclusive workplace. 

READY To GET STARTED?
Apply Today!


STEP 1 – Email Training Specialist Shannon Garner (shannon.garner@ablr360.com) and Project Coordinator Liv Evans (olivia.evans@ablr360.com) to request the program application.  
STEP 2 – Attend an interest meeting or open house.
STEP 3 – Complete and return the program application.
STEP 4 – If application passes screening, Ablr will seek authorization for the initial assessment.