R.I.S.E. above the crowd

  • Ages 16+
  • Free 4-Week Training Program
  • Earn a Retail Industry Fundamentals Certification
  • Gain potential for a Paid Work Experience!
  • Get trained & ready for Holiday season jobs!

Ongoing Enrollment!

For Eligibility, Screening & Registration, contact Tasha

Funding is provided through WIOA and Colorado Springs Block Grant.

What is R.I.S.E.?

R.I.S.E. stands for Retail Industry Skills & Education Training. It is a program developed by the National Retail Federation.

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  • A Retail Industry Fundamentals Certification
    – Ability to share this certification with retail companies
    – Access to the National Retail Federation’s Job Boad
  • A Letter of Recommendation from The Center of Work Ethic Development
  • Résumé and Interview Prep tailored to the retail industry

How long is the training and where are the classes?

The training is 4 weeks and classes are held at Pikes Peak Workforce Center main office.

Auxiliary Aids/Services or Modifications

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a service, program, or activity of PPWFC, should contact Tiffany Clark-Trujillo as soon as possible (but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event) at 719-667-3885 or tiffanyclark-trujillo@elpasoco.com. You can also make your request electronically at  https://ppwfc.org/accessibility-to-services/