On the Job Training

Get paid to train.  Hands-on training in real worksites teaches you new skills and strengthens your soft skills, all while building your resume and your confidence.

Our variety of worksites can help you improve your skills.  Job coaches will supervise and support you as you learn.

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Our Worksites

Hands-on

Training

Paid

Work

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Pak Mail

DKA owns and operates a Pak Mail Franchise where you can learn the skills needed to make custom boxes and crates, and package and ship items including medical equipment, fine arts, antiques, motorcycles, gems, sculptures, furniture, and anything else you can think of.  You will see that our motto, "we ship anything anywhere" is true. 

Archive Digital Advantage

DKA started Archive Advantage in 2000 as a way to teach our clients with computer interests and aptitude how to digitally convert old outdated media and data to electronic files or more current technology.  We have scanned and archived thousands of files for banks, medical offices, law enforcement, and many other businesses as well as for personal customers.  We also scan photos, and convert videos, 38 mm film, vinyl records, and many other types of media into user friendly computer files or updated formats. 

At Archive Digital Advantage you will learn to use the computers and scanning equipment to digitize our customers files, photos etc., and learn about the demands of keeping up with a production schedule and customer satisfaction. 

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Pima County Department of Transportation

 

For over 20 years, DKA has partnered with Pima County to provide document scanning and archiving for the Department of Transportation.  Our clients work on the department's records, maps, blueprints, and other documents vital to the county.  These documents must be properly entered into their computer for future reference and be easily accessible and readable. 

DKA Receptionist Training

 

DKA's busy front desk is a great place to learn how to work in an office setting.  You will gain experience in managing the many tasks required of an office receptionist including answering multiline phones, greeting customers, and using office equipment such as postage meters, copy/fax machines, and shredders.  Our trainees are also given the opportunity to improve their computer skills through typing tutorials, use of Microsoft Office calendars, email, and Excel spreadsheets. 

Food FUNdamentals

 

Through our partnership with Tucson's Vero Amore, you can learn about food preparation including making dough from scratch, proper sanitation, customer service, working as part of a team, and how to manage your time well in a busy kitchen environment. You will gain confidence and culinary experience that you can use to expand your resume.

Janitorial Training

 

Both our Pak Mail business and the DKA offices are great places to gain experience in janitorial work.  We will train you in the proper cleaning methods used in businesses and teach you about the heightened sanitation requirements implemented during the COVID 19 outbreak.  Find out what businesses are looking for in a custodial service provider, practice your skills, and build your resume.