Welcome to Workforce Development & Continuing Education

In response to COVID-19 we have converted many of our campus-based Continuing Education and Workforce Training programs to online courses so you can learn new skills at home or wherever you have access a computer (or laptop or tablet) and the Internet. Some courses are running now.

Please click on “Online Courses”  to see a list new Fall 2020 programs. Or head straight to our registration page — Register for Fall 2020 Classes!

You can register for a class or put your name on a Wait List, and we’ll contact you when your class is ready to start. If you need a loaner laptop let us know. We might be able to help. Please call 718-289-5170 for assistance. Or email us at workforce.development@bcc.cuny.edu 

Don’t let COVID keep you from pursuing your career goals. Prepare yourself with new skills to go back to work, get a promotion, or start a new career.  Learn new skills through online training with BCC.  Sign up today!

Bienvenidos a BCC – Educación Técnica a Distancia

Los cursos de Inglés (ESL), Educación Básica para Adultos, y nuestros programas de Educación Técnica se han tenido que modificar debido a COVID-19. La mayoría continuan mediante enseñanza a distancia.  Por favor, vean abajo las descripciones de los cursos. Para más información llámenos al 718-289-5170. Hablamos español. O mándenos un correo electrónico al workforce.development@bcc.cuny.edu 

No dejen que el COVID impida sus finanzas ni sus carerras. Preparénse para volver a trabajar o para avanzar en sus puestos actuales. Matricúlense hoy — Register for Fall 2020 Classes!

Other Helpful Information:

BCC Free Online Learning Library

COVID 19 Job Board 

Child Development Association (CDA)

The Child Development Associates program is designed for individuals who are eager to work with young children in early childhood settings. The Career Path Teaching Assistant Program in partnership with the Office of Workforce Development and Continuing Education offers the Child Development Associates Credential (CDA). The CDA credential is the most widely recognized credential in early childhood education which sets forth a core of competency standards which guides early professionals as they work toward becoming qualified teachers of young children. Participants are required to create a portfolio highlighting their 120 hours of coursework.

To learn more about the program, please contact Madelaine Centeno at (718) 933-3730.

Community Health Worker (CHW) & Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA)

BCC now offers a new program to prepare students to become Community Health Workers (CHW) and Certified Recovery Peer Advocates (CRPA). CRPAs, also referred to as Peer Advocates, are individuals who have been certified to provide coaching, support, information, guidance and motivation to those seeing or sustaining recovery from substance use disorders.

To learn more about the program, please contact Barbara Hart at (718) 220-6202.

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