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Ready to advance your career?

Good! Because you’ve come to the right place:
the Adecco Academy.

Before you sign up, you should know:

  • This is totally voluntary!
  • You will not be paid for your time.
  • You must take courses outside of your work schedule.
  • You can’t pick courses that are directly related to your current assignment—the Foundation pays for your tuition so that you can learn new skills that will help you advance your career.

The Academy offers short form and long form courses, and all are designed to be completed within a year – moving at a pace that is comfortable for you!

The Adecco Academy helps you gain new skills and qualify for better jobs – for free.

In the workplace, acute gaps exist between available jobs and available talent. Through our partnership with Penn Foster and the creation of the Adecco Academy, the Adecco Group US Foundation aims to help close those gaps.

The Adecco Academy offers FREE access to learning programs so you can secure a better job, a better wage, and a better future. That’s right! Any training you want—from our career-readiness bootcamp to our industry-focused career programs—accessed any time you need, at no cost. It’s just another perk of working with Adecco. You can check out the learning program options and enroll whenever you’re ready.

Upskill your life and career.
Here are some of the options we offer.

From Administrative Assistant to Warehousing and Distribution Supervisor to a new Digital Literacy program, we've got you covered!

  • Administrative Assistant Careers
  • Basic Blueprint Reading
  • Call Center Customer Service
  • CNC Operator
  • Contact Tracer
  • Digital Literacy
  • Electronic Technician
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Machine Operator
  • Microsoft® Excel®
  • Personal Finance
  • Stress and Time Management
  • Warehousing and Distribution
  • Welding

Adecco Academy Things to Know

It's Flexible

The Penn Foster platform is online, mobile friendly, open 24/7, and works on basically any device—granting you all sorts of learning flexibility.

It's Versatile

The program is industry- focused—or not—meaning some trainings align with today’s most in-demand trade skills and others offer you general professional development.

It's Helpful

Just like thousands of other workers, you’ll absolutely benefit from it—boosting your skills, polishing your resume, and maybe even earning more money.

It's You

It’s all about you. The Adecco Academy is designed to upskill you for today’s job market. To position you for success. To propel you forward in so many ways.

Our Associates love the Academy

Hear straight from students what the Academy has meant to them.

Adecco Acadeny testimonials video.

Your Path to Career Advancement

Your path to career advancement.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Adecco Academy?

Adecco has partnered with leading online skills training provider Penn Foster to launch the Adecco Academy, a fully sponsored online training initiative that allows Adecco associates to learn new trade skills online at no cost to them. The goal of this initiative is to give associates the skills they need to get a better job, earn more money, and create better career opportunities for themselves.

Why should I enroll in the Adecco Academy?

Through Adecco Academy, you will learn invaluable job skills that will help you take your career to the next level. By enrolling in these online courses, you will be able to learn on your own time and at your own pace with Penn Foster’s online and mobile-friendly learning platform.

How do I become eligible for the Adecco Academy?

To be eligible to enroll in one of the 11 programs available through Adecco Academy, you must:

  • Be an Adecco Associate
  • Have worked with Adecco for a minimum of 16 hours total
  • Have worked on an Adecco assignment within the past six months

New associates or those who do not currently meet the eligibility requirements will be alerted when they have reached eligibility.

How do I enroll in the Adecco Academy?

To enroll in a program through Adecco Academy, visit our Program page. From that page, you'll be able to learn about and choose the program you'd like to enroll in and complete the enrollment form directly from that web page.

How much money does it cost to enroll in the programs?

If you meet the requirements for eligibility as an Adecco associate, nothing! The Adecco Academy programs are all available at no cost to eligible Adecco associates. See “How do I become eligible for Adecco Academy?” to review the eligibility requirements.

How do I access the program material?

All course content will be delivered through Penn Foster’s Student Portal. You will have access to their course content upon logging in into the Portal for the first time. Once logged in, click on “Program and Courses” in the left navigation bar to see the courses in your program. You can also get started directly from your dashboard by clicking “Start” on your home dashboard.

Can I change courses if I decide I don't like the one I'm enrolled in? If so, how?

Yes, you can always change courses if you decide that you want to do so. To change courses, you should call our support line at (800) 587-4541 or email

What are the benefits of Penn Foster's online learning platform?

Penn Foster’s online learning platform provides the following benefits to students:

  • Mobile-friendly solution for on-the-go learning
  • Self-paced programs allow students to learn at a comfortable speed
  • Academic and motivational support along the way to help students achieve success

Where can I reach out for support questions?

For all support related inquiries, you can either send an email to or call (800) 587-4541, and someone will be happy to assist you!

What is a skills badge?

A skills badge is a virtual credential you earn for completing a certain lesson or course in a program. Seven of the Adecco Academy programs have skills badges that you can earn as you progress toward completion (Basic Blueprint Reading, Career Readiness Bootcamp, CNC Operator, Electronic Technician, Machine Operator, Level 1, Warehousing and Distribution Supervisor, and Welding).

Badges are a great way to show that you've mastered a specific skill or competency. Upon earning a badge, you will be able to download it virtually and share it online to show off your success to the world!