Workforce Development

If you are preparing for a new job or a promotion, need to update your skills, or want to start a second career, the college's Workforce Development Institute (WDI) has a solution for you!

Career and Business/Corporate 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. Find out more...

For more information about upcoming classes, call (518) 629-7338, or e-mail

CDL Class A Tractor-Trailer License Training
Offered Monthly
This 68-hour training program is designed to accommodate individuals with little or no experience in tractor-trailer driving. The course includes 32 hours in the classroom and 36 hours of on-the-road training, focusing on the NYS CDL Exam and industry requirements. Find out more...

Corporate Training Programs

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WDI Career Training Programs
The Workforce Development Institute also offers a variety of "open enrollment" credit-free courses for those looking to increase their skills or re-enter the workforce.

Here’s a look at our upcoming courses.

Air Conditioning Service and Repair
Electrical Wiring: Principles and Practices
Heating Systems Service & Repair
AutoCAD Basics
Intermediate AutoCAD
Revit® – Introduction
Revit® – Intermediate
SolidWorks® - Introduction
BPI Certification/Recertification Field Exam Review
BPI Certification/Recertification Field Test
BPI Certification/Recertification Written Exam
Security Guard Pre-Assignment 8-hour Training
Security Guard On-The-Job 16-Hour Training
Security Guard Annual In-Service 8-Hour Training
CDL Class A Tractor-Trailer License Training
Pharmacy Technician—Blended Classroom/Online
Pharmacy Technician—Online
PV – Basics, Electricity for Photovoltaic Systems
PV – Entry Level Photovoltaics (Solar Power) Blended Classroom/Online
PV – Entry Level Photovoltaics (Solar Power) Online
PV - Advanced Solar Power Systems with Installer Workshop
PV – Technical Sales for Photovoltaic (Solar) Energy
NABCEP Entry Level Exam
Water Treatment Plant Advanced Operations, Grade I Sept. 14–Oct. 28, 2015
Water Treatment Plant Operator Grade A/B Watch the Video TBA


WDI Self-Paced Online Courses
These online offerings provide the greatest possible flexibility, with open enrollment dates and up to six months to complete a course. Low tuition rates include the cost of the E-book texts (when they are required for the course).