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Construction training to prepare you for a union apprenticeship

Construction Pre-Apprenticeship by NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS)

Actively recruiting.

This preapprenticeship training prepares you for an apprenticeship with a construction trade union. For Everyone, Adults, Young adults, Low-income New Yorkers, Women, NYCHA residents, Public assistance recipients, People with justice involvement.

  • Services Provided Training for a new job
  • Duration and Length 1 to less than 3 months. Daytime
Learn more about Construction Pre-Apprenticeship

English and high school equivalency classes for adults 21+ without a high school diploma

NYCDOE Adult Education by NYC Department of Education (DOE)

Actively recruiting.

Adults 21 or older can take classes to learn the skills needed to eventually earn their high school equivalency (GED/HSE). For Everyone, Adults, Immigrants.

  • Services Provided High School Equivalency (HSE or GED) prep, Improving English skills, Adult reading, writing, and math
  • Duration and Length No fixed amount of time. Varies, Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Learn more about NYCDOE Adult Education

Construction training for NYCHA residents

NYCHA Resident Training Academy (NRTA): Construction Training (NYS Department of Labor approved pre-apprenticeship program) by New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Resident Economic Empowerment and Sustainability (REES)

Actively recruiting.

The Construction track of the NYCHA Resident Training Academy (NRTA) prepares NYCHA residents for entry level opportunities and apprenticeships in the construction industry. For Adults, NYCHA residents.

  • Services Provided Help finding a job, Training for a new job
  • Duration and Length 1 to less than 3 months. Daytime, Full-time
Learn more about NYCHA Resident Training Academy (NRTA): Construction Training (NYS Department of Labor approved pre-apprenticeship program)

Free citywide ABE, GED, and ESOL programs

DYCD Adult Literacy Program by NYC Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD)

Actively recruiting.

Adults and outofschool youth age 16+ can take free classes to learn English and prep for HSE/GED exams. For Everyone.

  • Services Provided High School Equivalency (HSE or GED) prep, Improving English skills, Adult reading, writing, and math
  • Duration and Length No fixed amount of time. Varies
Learn more about DYCD Adult Literacy Program

English and HSE classes at CUNY

CUNY Adult Literacy Program by City University of New York (CUNY)

Actively recruiting.

CUNY has classes for people who want to learn and improve their English or prepare for their High School Equivalency (HSE) exam. For Everyone, Adults, Young adults, Immigrants.

  • Services Provided High School Equivalency (HSE or GED) prep, Improving English skills, Adult reading, writing, and math
  • Duration and Length No fixed amount of time. Varies, Daytime, Evening, Part-time
Learn more about CUNY Adult Literacy Program

Film and television job training for low-income New Yorkers

Made in NYC Production Assistant Training Program by New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment

Actively recruiting.

The “Made in NY” Production Assistant Training Program helps lowincome New Yorkers get their foot in the door of the dynamic world of film and television. For Adults, Young adults, Low-income New Yorkers, Women, LGBTQ+ New Yorkers, People with justice involvement.

  • Services Provided Help finding a job, Internship or short-term job, Training for a new job
  • Duration and Length 1 to less than 3 months. Evening, Full-time
Learn more about Made in NYC Production Assistant Training Program

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