The Workforce Training Center is currently no longer accepting applications for any workforce training programs. Watch this space for information on upcoming training opportunities for individuals and businesses.
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Entry Level Training for Adult Learners
- Employability Training
Employability Training for entry-level positions is a four-week stand-alone course for (A) adults who need to brush up on their general employability skills, (B) recent high school graduates or GED recipients, or (C) high school and college students, and others preparing for summer/seasonal employment. The Employability Skills training course covers professionalism, time management, organizational skills, personal hygiene and appearance, communication and listening skills, business etiquette, customer service skills, enthusiasm and attitude, teamwork, networking, problem solving and critical thinking skills. Public transportation and child care cost subsidies are available to trainees; please inquire.
- Industrial Employability
Includes all the soft skills covered in Employability Training, along with these important industrial skills:
- industrial measurement with applied math
- blueprint reading
- basic soldering
- OSHA safety training
- basic computer competency
- Hospitality/Tourism Employability
Includes all the soft skills covered by basic Employability Training, while emphasizing these customer-centered skills that are needed in the tourism industry:
- company organization and chain-of-command
- public health concerns
- big-picture awareness: representing the community for visitors
- familiarizing trainees with tourist attractions and businesses in the area
- Clerical/Administrative Employability
Includes all the soft skills covered by basic Employability Training, in addition to the following administrative skills:
- business telephone etiquette
- computer competency
- Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Microsoft Outlook
This program prepares trainees to work in a variety of health service facilities, such as Pathfinder Village, Springbrook, and The Arc Otsego, as well as at medical facilities such as A.O. Fox and Bassett Hospitals. Trainees who complete the course are qualified to assume support positions that can grow into fulfilling careers in healthcare services. Applicants will be required to pass a Test of Adult Basic Education at the 9th grade level or better, and will also have to pass a drug test and background screening. Public transportation and child care cost subsidies are available to trainees; please inquire.
An introduction to the world of value-add agriculture and agribusiness planning and management. This course prepares both agricultural workers and new/beginning farmers for work in the field. Training offered in partnership with the Center for Agricultural Development and Entrepreneurship (CADE). Public transportation and child care cost subsidies are available to trainees; please inquire.