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Workforce Development Program

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The Workforce Professional Development Program (WPDP) is an online course providing both new and long time workforce development professionals a strong foundation to the work we do each day.

Four Modules

The WPDP consists of four modules covering the History of Workforce Development, Business and Job Seekers, Labor Market Information, and Unemployment Insurance.

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Study Groups

Each module includes study guides to help you prepare for the required knowledge tests.  To ensure success, start a local study group or join one of our virtual groups.

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On Demand

Study and take the knowledge tests when it works for you.  As a participant in WPDP you have up to six months to complete all fours modules.

Learn More about WPDP

WPDP is the leading foundational development program for workforce development staff.  Updated as federal laws and rules, change, WPDP always provides you a current look at the workforce system.

Link to WPDP Guidelines

WPDP consists of 4 modules: History of Workforce Development, Unemployment Insurance, Labor Market Information and Business and Job Seeker. Each module has 4 units (lessons) and each unit has a 25 question, multiple choice quiz. At the end of each module you receive an electronic badge that you may display to recognize your achievement. You also receive a personalized certificate upon completion of the full program.

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The Workforce Professional Development Program (WPDP) supports personal and organizational advancement and is recognized as one of the leading training programs for workforce professionals.

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The Workforce Professional Development Program (WPDP) supports personal and organizational advancement and is recognized as one of the leading training programs for workforce professionals.

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The Workforce Professional Development Program (WPDP) supports personal and organizational advancement and is recognized as one of the leading training programs for workforce professionals.

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The Workforce Professional Development Program (WPDP) supports personal and organizational advancement and is recognized as one of the leading training programs for workforce professionals.

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As one of the benefits of membership, IAWP offers live virtual programs on personal and professional development issues each month. Members can also access past programs by clicking here.

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Interested in bringing the WPDP to your team of ten or more or to your organization?