Workforce Upskilling

Enabling on-demand upskilling for job seekers and employees facing rapid change in the workplace. Our solution supports advancements in worker safety, employability and productivity.

The Challenge
A global skills crisis is here: technology is shrinking the shelf life of workplace skills, and most employers are unable or ill-equipped to develop the skills of the ‘now’ and the future.
Workforce Upskilling
SkillsPass accelerates upskilling programs to assist entire workforces in advancing skills, performance, and productivity.
INDUSTRY-INTEGRATED PLATFORM
Our platform reimagines the way interdependent industry groups connect and seamlessly deliver workforce upskilling across entire industries.
RELEVANT & FLEXIBLE TRAINING
The SkillsPass MarketPlus Training Hub empowers employers and training providers to easily manage any training format. Whether it’s approved training partners, licensed 3 rd party courseware, or Bluedrop’s library of eLearning, it’s always easy to access and consume.
STREAMLINED DELIVERY
Workforce upskilling is complex- we get it. Our solution is uniquely positioned to help advance training access, eliminate inefficient manual processes, and optimize credential storage and sharing.
Process advancements enabled by SkillsPass include the ability to:
Trusted for broad upskilling by governments and cross-border industry groups.

Utilized by thousands of organizations to advance core and critical skill development.

Secures the training records and certifications of millions of workers.

With the SkillsPass platform, all member companies can easily register workers for relevant and required skills training online, and can facilitate recertification with ease.”

– Steve HNATISHIN

Program Manager

Skills & Credentials- Without Boundaries
The SkillsPass ISM platform reimagines the upskilling and credentialing of workforces that stretch across many employers. It brings structure to complex training situations that overwhelm a traditional LMS.
CUSTOMERS DEPLOY
  • Customers and their partners are provided access to SkillsPass, within which their customized training marketplace resides.
  • Here, the platform is used to facilitate the process of approving training providers and making training courses available for registration.
EMPLOYERS LEVERAGE
  • Employers, unions, career centres etc. are then invited to register and assign available training from their marketplace, whether on-demand eLearning, virtual, or in-class training.
WORKERS TRAIN
  • Employees and job seekers take  advantage of the training offered to obtain new skills, complete reskilling, and acquire credentials that their current or future employer requires.
  • All certifications and credentials are stored digitally in their SkillsPass Training Passport.
INDUSTRY BENEFITS
  • The true value of SkillsPass lies in the output of knowledgeable workers, with the skills required for individual, organizational, and industry growth.
  • Whether in the scale of hundreds, thousands, or millions, SkillsPass stretches across many organizations and supports the advancement of industry training.
The reporting dashboard provides partners, employers, and regulators with secure access to multi-level training insights and analytics.

Reimagine Skill Development with SkillsPass™ – A fully integrated,  industry-proven, and secure training delivery platform

Reimagine
Training and Credentials.
Without Boundaries
Deliver
Integrated Solutions that
Shift Workers & Industries
Safeguard
Your Investment
in the Future
SkillsPass exceeds the accessibility, privacy, consent, and security requirements of the world’s most demanding customers. Today, our customers entrust us to deliver all formats of training and credential management for close to 3 million workers.
A closer look at a SkillPass upskilling solution.
Customer Challenge– The Province of Newfoundland & Labrador sought various technologies to support an overall innovation strategy mandate. This included the delivery of robust workforce development solutions to enable industry upskilling.
Bluedrop Solution– The SkillsPass ISM platform offered the functionality required by the Province and was launched under the moniker “SkillsPass NL” in 2018. The tailored training content, broad industry applicability, and ease of consumption by a public training audience were key variables in the selection of SkillsPass.
Outcomes– SkillsPass NL has enabled the ongoing advancement of upskilling, reskilling, and OHS training for the benefit of all members of the Provincial workforce. There are over 35 courses currently available on the platform, being utilized by hundreds of employers, and over 35,000 registered users to date.
Our Workforce Upskilling Intel
See below for more information on Bluedrop’s extensive experience, global solution deployments, and the capabilities offered by the SkillsPass™ ISM Platform.
Let’s Talk

Whether it’s on a Federal, State/Provincial, or Industry level, SkillsPass can accelerate the upskilling and credentialing of your workforce.

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1.800.563.3638

info@bluedropism.com

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Enhancing Critical Workforce Skills

Bluedrop’s experience and proven eLearning content development capabilities are foundational in supporting our customers’ upskilling & reskilling requirements, and in maximizing the power of the SkillsPass™ Integrated Skills Management Platform.

Whether for broad State/Province upskilling programs, or single use, rapid response training requirements for a specific industry requirement- we can deliver an online solution with proven effectiveness and verifiable training results.

EXPANSIVE

Bluedrop has developed and deployed eLearning training to support large and diverse upskilling and reskilling initiatives of governments and industries around the globe.

EXPERIENCED

Bluedrop has amassed a a vast library of proven and impactful eLearning courses. Specialization includes commercial truck driver training, workplace productivity, entrepreneurship and a host of regulatory inspired courses,

CONNECTED

The eLearning content solution combined with our SkillsPass ISM platform to help connect workers, employers, and related stakeholders. We also offer full execution support and program management including marketing, adoption, and customer support specialists that help drive successful uptake and results.

Our Solution – Multi-Stakeholder Benefits

Offers online training, certification, and credential management capabilities to support the transformation of broad-based upskilling/reskilling.

Is industry-agnostic, and is now securely deployed with governments, industry associations and employers around the world, with close to 3 Million users.

Enables the deployment of wide ranging course content options to support skill development including industry mandated, OH&S, and upskilling in those critical in-demand functions required in the new digital economy.

Provides partners with a digital, single line-of-sight into training results, credentials, and certifications at the industry through to the individual level.

Demo

Simply complete the form below and a Bluedrop ISM team member will contact you to arrange your 30 minute power demo of the SkillsPass training platform and our related workforce training solutions.

SAFEGUARD

With security and support that safeguards our client investments in two key ways:

  1. Battle-Tested Solutions– Having met the highest levels of audit, scrutiny, and testing related to data security, privacy/consent legislation, and web content accessibility guidelines.
    • Our consent-driven architecture supports the latest regulations and best practices in data privacy/consent, security, accessibility. The platform is secure and audit-proof- with SOC 2 Type I Audit Certification, PCI standards compliance, adherence to all SaaS security and privacy requirements, and more.  
    • We are global leaders in this space. Over the past few years, we have been through 500 governmental client Threat Risk Assessments, passed 5 Provincial PIAs, launched with 8 governments and 5 regulators, been approved and deployed by the US state departments to deploy the solution in 30 Countries.  
  2. Full Delivery Support Options– Our experienced Adoption Services Group can help clients realize their objectives after launch. We help ensure that if you build it, they actually will come.
    • Our team has managed client training initiatives that have impacted millions of workers, and support training stakeholders (e.g., training partners and employers) to adopt solutions.
    • Our optional managed services range from supporting client adoption efforts to full outsourcing of the rollout and operation of training initiatives. For some of our clients, we actually operate their entire training solution, including:
      • Full onboarding and training for stakeholder groups (such as training partners or employers) 
      • Generating awareness, engaging with potential partners, performing system demos, signing on partners, etc.
      • Sales and Marketing– we staff account management and sales roles, complete marketing strategies, design and place advertising, and develop promotional materials.

DELIVER

Providing end-to-end training delivery and credential management for all training formats…

  • This can include virtual, online, in-person, and blended training. Core capabilities include:
    • Manage learning paths that can include combination of online, virtual and blended offerings
    • Manage prerequisite requirements 
    • Track microcredentials that can be combined to form a master credential
    • Allow clients to build their own online courses and assessments 
    • Provide bookmarking so that learners can complete training in multiple sessions 
  • We have a globally recognized team of Learning Design and Production experts that work with industry SMEs to produce online and blended courseware and microcredentials.  They can take a project from concept to finished product within a few weeks. 
  • Over the years we have also amassed a large library of specialized courseware to address stubborn or urgent skills gaps with almost immediate time-to-launch and value.

REIMAGINE

A seamless online training ecosystem connection for all stakeholders or partners…

  • Including governments, regulators, industry associations, unions, career centers, training providers, employers and more.
  • These cross-organizational and complex training situations would overwhelm an LMS. SkillsPass fixes that, with a robust suite of NexGen features and functionality including:
    • ONLINE TRAINING HUB– our embedded MarketPlusTM online training marketplace- allowing our clients to go beyond their own training offerings and consolidate external training sources, whether classroom, online, or virtual. 
    • UNIQUE ARCHITECTURE– Industry open architecture solution design that enables third party solution integration and the bringing together of key partners/systems and eliminating the siloed, restrictive nature of the traditional LMS.
    • TRAINING PARTNER INTEGRATION– Training partner enablement through unique storefronts to accept bookings, track attendance, and issue certificates working in concert with each client’s marketplace. APIs are also available for Training Partners with their own software.
    • DIGITAL WORKER PASSPORT– The industry-first SkillsPass Worker Passport, allowing end-users to access and share their validated credentials securely with employers and regulators (via QR code).
    • MULTI-LEVEL REPORTING– Robust reporting and insights at an employer and industry (client) level. Clients can provide a business account for each employer partner to allow them to track valid certificates, assign training, and see the final results and expiry notifications. The platform also generates valuable client insights about training completion at certificate, demographic, partner, industry, and regional levels.

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Supporting Refugees and Recent Immigrants :
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  • Applications can be received from the following:

    • A registered not-for-profit or charity that supports refugees and recent immigrants in NL
    • A refugee or recent immigrant with a specific need in NL
Technology Upgrades:
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  • Ability to clearly explain the challenges you are looking to address through a Salesforce implementation 
  • Project needs to be developed, launched and demonstrate results within 12 months
Women in Tech Grants:
Eligibility Requirements

Applications can be received from the following:

  • A woman registered in a recognized technology related program
  • A registered college or university wanting to provide a grant
  •  A registered not-for-profit or charity that supports women in tech programs
  • A tech sector focused community group 
  • Student and organizations need to reside in Canada
Community Skills & Economic Empowerment:
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  • Ability to clearly explain the problem you are looking to address 
  • Ability to describe how this support will help you better assist your participants
  • Projects need to be developed, launched and demonstrate results within 12 months

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Contact Us

Let’s keep this simple- just fire us an email, or give us a call if you have questions, or simply want to chat more about workforce skill development!
info@bluedrop.com
1.800.563.3638
18 Prescott Street, St John’s, Newfoundland, Canada