New Trainings from St. Nicks Alliance Workforce Development!

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To address the need for skilled workers in the IT and Healthcare professions, St. Nicks Alliance will add trainings in these two fields this October. In addition their Construction Training will start a new training this September. All three of these industry recognized positions/credentials have career pathway growth opportunities in Brooklyn and NYC.

Healthcare – Starting in October

This 80-hour New York State Certified Nursing Assistant certification will give graduates the ability to work at hospitals or any healthcare facility. Classroom sessions will be held offsite at Manhattan Institute. Participants will learn the core requirements to fully complete healthcare certification. Upon completion of the classroom training, students will begin clinical training (externship). During this part of the training, students will work directly with patients in a NYC area health care facility. Students will be supervised by a Registered Nurse who is both a staff member of our school and licensed by the New York State Education Department as a Primary Nurse Assistant Instructor. During the externship, students will work side by side with other CNAs, nurses, and medical professionals. Classroom size is no larger than twenty participants.

Workforce Development has a hiring relationship with Green Key LLC.

IT – Starting in October

Are you interested in working as a Helpdesk Technical Assistant, Network Administrator, or Field Support Specialist? The 2-phase Technical Training comprised of A+ Certification (installing and configuring operating systems including Windows, iOS, Android, Apple OS X and Linux) and Adobe Photoshop (basic photo corrections, working with selections, layer basics, quick fixes, masks and channels, typographic design, and vector drawing techniques) will total 64 hours, and General Assembly’s 16-Hour Programming for Non-Programmers Bootcamp is the third phase. The class size will be twelve students.

Construction Laborer – Starting in September

Training starts in a classroom setting for a 6-week (per full year) instruction on all academic and technical knowledge required to embark on successful and fulfilling career in the construction industry.  Students participate in classes designed by the National Center for Construction Education and Research  in Core Curriculum that focus on blueprint reading, construction math, the use of power and hand tools, as well as basic rigging. Participants will obtain the following certifications in the following, 10- Hour OSHA, NYS Flagger and Scaffolding, and a Construction Site Safety certification. The average class size is no larger than ten students. Sessions are combined with the Skills Training program.

Graduates have been employed as laborers and flaggers. In addition based on their job commitment, some have been promoted.

Workforce Development has hiring relationships with Trade Off Construction, FJM Ferro, Two Trees Management (Domino Project), and others

St. Nicks Alliance Workforce Development Center is located at 790 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11206. Contact Aisha Murray for more information: Ph. 718.302.2057 ext. 215

Author: The Greenline

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