All Blogs by Michelle
How to Get Better at Working with Computers and Electronics
If you’re the kind of person who loves technology and you’re interested in working with computers, pursuing upskilling or further credentialing in the computers and electronics industry could be a great way to start a new career or advance your current one. For people who are already working full time and want flexible training options, Penn Foster’s online computers and electronics training is a perfect solution that allows you to work online at your own pace.
Jun 17, 2021
3 min read
Construction Trades Careers and How to Find the Perfect One for You
If you’re the kind of person who loves working with your hands, pursuing a career in the construction trades is a great option, and one that can provide wonderful job security and competitive pay. Not only that, for people who are looking to pursue a job that doesn’t require them to spend years of time or tons of money on education and training, the construction trades are a perfect career option for people wanting to start working relatively quickly.
Jun 16, 2021
2 min read
What is Construction Technology and Why a Degree May Be Right For You
For the past several decades, technology has continued to advance in order to improve and simplify our work and our lives by making tasks easier to complete. One of the industries that has perhaps been impacted most by technological advancements is the construction industry. Consider how much the construction workflow has been simplified now that manual labor that used to be performed entirely by hand is supplemented by autonomous equipment that can complete difficult work on behalf of human laborers. Advancements in technology have continuously allowed construction companies and their employees work more efficiently than ever before.
May 27, 2021
3 min read
How To Become a Home Inspector
If you’re interested in becoming a professional home inspector, learn more about what steps you can take to get there. From educational requirements and online training options for home inspectors, to industry certifications necessary, this blog will walk you through what it takes to become a home inspector.
May 20, 2021
How Penn Foster is Expanding Skilled Trades Programs
If you’re interested in enrolling in a Skilled Trades training program, learn more about the changes Penn Foster has been making to our online plumber and construction training programs. From interactive elements to new course content, we’re always working to ensure our programs stay on the forefront of the latest industry requirements. Here’s how Penn Foster is helping students prepare for a future skilled trades career.
Apr 30, 2021
3 min read