We provide professional development and training for people, businesses and organizations throughout the Capital District and beyond. All of our courses are non-credit, and provide Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Whether you are looking to begin your first career, trying to advance at the company where you currently work, looking to change careers entirely or simply need to brush up on some skills, you will find the courses you need at the Workforce Development Institute.
WDI also administers the Life Plus One (LPO) program, a collaborative contract-funded program between the college and the New York State OTDA.
Phone: (518) 629-7338 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Fitzgibbons Health Technologies Center, Room 131
Are you interested in learning more about small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) but don't know where to start? Come to our free information session on Tuesday, Oct. 25 from 6 - 7 p.m. in the Bulmer Telecommunications Center, meeting room 3. Learn how drone use is changing the economy and creating new jobs. The next course begins Monday, Nov. 7.
This hands-on course provides you with training in the fundamentals of refrigeration theory, technology and systems. This is the first in a new series of courses in refrigeration - new follow-on courses will be offered in the winter and spring.
WDI has partnered with the Troy Innovation Garage to offer this complete overview of the necessary steps in developing an idea and starting your own business. This course provides opportunity for hands-on application of core concepts with the Troy Innovation Garage, Gramercy Communications and their partners.
We can help to meet the training and staff development needs of your employees, whether in courses that already exist, or in customized training programs. If you are looking for a customized solution to your staff training and development needs, count on the Workforce Development Institute! We will work with you to create results-driven training packages that can take your business or organization to a new level of employee commitment and productivity.
If you are an individual preparing for a new job or a promotion, need to update your skills, or want to start a second career; or if you are an employer who wants to register an employee in any of our courses, the college's Workforce Development Institute has a solution for you!
Writing, communicating, fiscal savviness and computer skills are just some of the key elements needed in many jobs to be successful. Our courses cover training for all types of business settings. Develop new, effective skills to attain the highest level of professionalism.
Offering the latest training in information technology, you will find courses in cybersecurity, web and mobile app development, plus prep courses for professional certifications from computers to security to networks. Our courses are designed to fit your busy lifestyle.
Tap into your creative side. Used in everything from architecture to construction to manufacturing, there are new types of CAD courses scheduled all the time. Let us help you learn the fundamentals of design and more in our 2D and 3D classes.