Workshop Descriptions

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS – AUGUST 2017

Basic Computer Workshop

This workshop is designed for people who need to learn the basics of operating a computer. Topics to be covered will include: How to turn on a computer and how to use the mouse. No computer skills are needed prior to taking this workshop.

ACCES-VR (formerly VESID) Community Information Orientation

If you have a disability ACCES-VR (Adult Career and Continuing Education Services) may be able to assist you in finding a job or receiving training.  ACCES-VR Orientations are held in the center every 1st Thursday of the month at 2:30pm as well as every 3rd Thursday of the month at

9:30am..

Job Corps – If you make the commitment, we will cover the cost!

 

Get your HSD, GED, driver’s license and a career with Glenmont Job Corps 100% free to low income young people between the ages of 16 and 24.

 

Job Corps is a Federally funded residential program that offers tuition-free, hands-on training to young men and women. Learn a trade so that you can work in health care, construction, automotive, the culinary arts, homeland security and so many more. After completion of the individually self- paced programs you will receive additional support so that you can continue with the progress that you began as you transition to college, the military or to your new career.

 

Join the information session and ask about a free two year college degree after you complete our program!

Where’s the Work? And What in the World is a STEM Job?

Information on the growing demands in our local and regional job markets. Will also include information on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) related occupations and how to utilize the

NYS Department of Labor’s Job Express in your job search, along with the directory of potential employers, occupational wages, and projections.

Metrix Orientation

Metrix is supplemental online training that is offered to our customers. There are over 5,000 classes available.  You will receive a username and password as well as learn how to navigate the system to choose the classes that you want.

National Work Readiness Credential (NWRC)

 

Target the skills that employers identify as essential to entry-level workplace success. The National Work Readiness Credential certifies workplace professionals in the areas of reading, math, situational judgment and active listening.

Interview Time: Preparation is Key!

Learn tips and strategies for conducting a successful interview. Topics to be covered include: Preparing a portfolio, commonly asked interview questions, behavioral interviewing and how to present yourself to a potential employer.

Getting Started With Metrix

 

This workshop is designed for customers that have attended the Metrix orientation, but are unsure of how to get started.

RKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

 

***To register for any of the Workshops please call the Workforce Solutions Center at 842-3676.

 

 

 

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