Cable installation training for low-income adults
Brooklyn Networks by NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) | Brooklyn Workforce Innovations
Adults, Low-income New Yorkers, Public assistance recipients
1 to less than 3 months, Daytime
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.
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
The program happens Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., for six weeks.
To apply for the program, follow these steps:
- Attend a Brooklyn Networks info session.
- Fill out an application and meet with program staff.
- Take part in assessments and medical screening.