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Ramsey County Offers Dozens of Free Community-Based Career Training Opporunities

In 2021, millions and millions of Americans suddenly left their jobs in what is being called the Great Resignation. Surveys indicate that as many as two-thirds of those who decided to leave their present employment were looking to make a significant career change.  

The Ramsey County Workforce Solutions Training Dashboard currently features more than 70 community-based training programs in key industries such as healthcare, technology, education, transportation, law enforcement, hospitality, financial services, manufacturing and construction. Nearly all opportunities are free to participants and include job placement services and other initiatives. Specific training programs currently include Certified Nursing Assistant, Network Analyst, Paraprofessional, Civil Engineering Technician, IT Core Skills, Microsoft Technology Associate, Culinary Skills, Pharmacy Technician, and the Saint Paul Police Law Enforcement Career Path Academy (LECPA) among dozens more.

For a complete list of current career training opportunities in Ramsey County, please visit the Workforce Training Dashboard at the following link For questions and additional information, you can also call Ramsey County Workforce Solutions at (651) 266-9890, send an email to, or send inquires to

Our Impact This Year

  • People Who Received Utility Bill Assistance


  • Children Enrolled in Head Start & Early Head Start


  • People Whose Utility Bills Were Lowered Through Home Weatherization


  • Workers Provided with Transportation Support Including Vehicle Loans, Repair Grants, and Transit Passes


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