Employment

New York currently offers free skills training in green construction & maintenance, and health & office operations, both of which result in nationally-recognized certifications. Participants must first complete the four week CORE Job Readiness workshop to be eligible for any of these training programs. All participants also receive case management, job placement, and two years of follow-up retention assistance. The occupational training programs we offer are described below:

Green Construction & Maintenance

This is a full-time, six-week course taught in partnership with Solar One, a New York-based accredited environmental training organization. The training includes the following components and certifications, and is followed by job placement assistance:

  • Carpentry
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Scaffolding
  • Flagging
  • OSHA 10

 

Health & Office Operations

This is a full-time, six-week course that prepares participants for non-clinical jobs in the healthcare sector. The training includes the following components and certifications, and is followed by job placement assistance:

  • CPR & First Aid
  • Infection Control Procedures – Bloodborne Pathogens
  • HIPPA – Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  • Microsoft Work & Excel

To register for either program, call 212-360-1100.