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Cable installation training for low-income adults

Brooklyn Networks by NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) | Brooklyn Workforce Innovations

Services Provided Training for a new job

Eligibility Adults, Low-income New Yorkers, Public assistance recipients

Schedule 1 to less than 3 months, Daytime

Last Updated Last updated 1 day ago

This six-week program prepares and places New Yorkers in cable installation jobs.

New Yorkers can get training for a new career in cable installation, with work after they finish the program. The program preps students with the skills they need for work as a cable technician. It also helps grads find a job within a network of NYC employers.

Who it's for Who it's for

To take part, you should:

  • Have lived in New York City for at least 6 months
  • Be legally eligible to work in the US
  • Be 18 years or older
  • Be unemployed, low-income, or receiving public assistance
  • Be able to pass a drug test
  • Be physically fit, able to lift 70 pounds, and not colorblind
  • Take a reading and math test at the information session and score at or above the 8th-grade level. (Here are some tips to help you prepare!)
  • Be able to attend class Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. in Downtown Brooklyn for six weeks
  • Be comfortable with heights and crawl spaces

Duration and Length Duration and Length

The program happens Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., for six weeks.

Next Steps

To apply for the program, follow these steps:

  1. Attend a Brooklyn Networks info session.
  2. Fill out an application and meet with program staff.
  3. Take part in assessments and medical screening.