Workforce Development, Professional, and Continuing Education

Career development and professional resources at Trocaire College.
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Up your professional game whether you are just starting, changing careers, or seeking career advancement. Check out our programs below and then register by phone, 716-827-4310 or online.


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IT Career Jump Start (Online)

The IT Career Jump Start program is an online, instructor-led program designed to prepare participants for new career opportunities in IT. The 200-hour program covers three areas: basic internet security, foundational IT concepts and terminology, and in-depth training in the skills necessary for a help desk or tech support position. Each of the three areas lead to an international IT certification from CompTIA that area employers are hiring for.

Students will receive as part of their program cost:

  • 200 hours of Live, Online, Instructor-led Class
  • Certification Exams
  • Eight (8) Sessions of Work Readiness (Optional)
  • Career Coaching & Mentoring (Optional)
  • Space limited to 20 students

 

July 2020 Cohort
July 20th-September 25th
Monday-Friday
6PM-10PM

 IT Jump Start Information and Registration

Professional  Development

 

Virtual Leadership Training Seminars

Seminars taught by P.R. Morris Consulting Principal, Peter Morris and fellow business coach, Jack Colocousis using our Zoom live classroom model.

The Twelve Skills of Separation in the Workplace (FREE)
July 16th
Thursday
1PM-2PM

Office Etiquette-Will Coronavirus change the way we work after the quarantine? $45
July 23rd
Thursday
1PM-2PM

How to move up the ladder-How can we stand out? What do employers look for? $45
July 30th
Thursday
1PM-2PM

The Twelve Skills of Separation in the Workplace (FREE)
August 6th
Thursday
10AM-11AM

Interview :”In Person” and “On Video” $45
August 6th
Thursday
1PM-2PM

I want to be an entrepreneur-Now What? $45
August 13th
Thursday
1PM-2PM

Leading During a Crisis $45
August 20th
Thursday
1PM-2PM

Register for Leadership Training Seminars here

 

Buffalo Niagara Chapter Association for Talent Development

Programs are held at our Transit Road Extension Center. Please visit their website for upcoming events.

Register for Buffalo Niagara Chapter Events here

 

Corporate Training and Retreats

Trocaire offers employers customized, on-site or on-campus training programs in healthcare, customer service, leadership, management, and customer relations. Looking for something different, try a team building event or retreat centered around beer and the art of brewing. Businesses interested in offering professional development training to their employees should contact the Office of Workforce Development at 716-827-4310 to arrange a consultation meeting.

IT Career Exploration Course (Online)

Trocaire College has teamed up with the United Way and TechBuffalo to offer individuals a FREE four week, online, instructor-led course designed to prepare participants for new career opportunities. The course uses CompTIA’s IT Fundamentals curriculum and includes an opportunity to earn an industry recognized certification upon completion. All course materials and certification fees are included. Adults who are looking to change careers and find out if a career in IT is right for them are encouraged to take this course.

Students will receive as part of their FREE program cost ($2,500 value):

  • 40 hours of Live, Online Instructor Led Class
  • Course Materialcomputer network
  • Certification Exam
  • Eight (8) Sessions of Work Readiness (Optional)
  • Career Coaching & Mentoring (Optional)

June 2020 Cohort B (Full/Waitlist)
June 29, 2020-July 30, 2020
5pm-7pm
Monday-Thursday

July 2020 Cohort (Full/Waitlist)
July 13, 2020-August 13, 2020
10am-12pm
Monday-Thursday

August 2020 Cohort (Full/Waitlist)
August 3, 2020-August 28, 2020
1pm-3pm
Monday-Friday

 

IT Career Exploration Information and Registration

 

Sterile Processing and Distribution Program

This program is designed to train students for careers in Central Supply Services in healthcare organizations, hospitals or laboratories. The Central Sterile Processing program prepares students to develop skills necessary to properly disinfect, prepare, process, store, and issue both sterile and non-sterile medical/surgical supplies and equipment for direct patient care and clinical use.

Students will receive as part of their tuition:

  • Textbook
  • Scrubs
  • SPD National Certification Exam ($125 Fee covered in tuition)

Cohort A
August 31st-December 21st
Mondays and TuesdaysSurgical technology students at Trocaire
11AM-1PM

Cohort B
August 31st-December 21st
Mondays and Tuesdays
1PM-3PM

Cohort C
September 3rd-December 18th
Thursdays and Fridays
5PM-7PM

 

Sterile Processing and Distribution Program Information and Registration

 

Phlebotomy Plus Program

A career in phlebotomy is both a rewarding field on its own and a stepping stone to many more opportunities within the healthcare industry. Through a program at Trocaire that takes just a few months to complete, a small time commitment may result in your mastering of an important skill that can add to your clinical expertise, open new doors to you or initiate a change in career.

Students will receive as part of their tuition:

Phlebotomy at Trocaire

  • Transportation
  • Textbook
  • Phlebotomy Chart
  • Eight (8) Sessions of Work Readiness
  • Career Coaching & Mentoring

October 2020 Cohort 
Octorber 6th-December 8th
5PM-8:30PM Tuesdays & Thursdays
Clinical
November 16, 2020-December 4, 2020
Monday through Friday

Phlebotomy Plus is offered in partnership with the United Way and 716 Ministries

Phlebotomy Plus Program Information and Registration

 

Trocaire on Tap

 

Join us for Trocaire on Tap, a weekly Trocaire Brewing program event series. Open to all beer enthusiasts, students and professionals who want learn about what is going on in the WNY craft beer and beverage scene. Meet other beer enthusiasts, head brewers and brewing professionals, as well as local brewing organizations. Topics may be subject to change.

 

Register for Trocaire on Tap events here

 

Brewing, Distilling, and Fermentation Science Program

This 5 course program is designed to provide beer lovers and students with the necessary education and skills to better appreciate all things beer and/or enter into various employment opportunities within the industry of brewing, microbrewing, and distilling. Courses run in the fall and spring semesters. A certificate of completion in Brewing, Distilling, and Fermentation Science from Trocaire College will be awarded to students who successfully complete all courses in the program.

 

 

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Trocaire College partners with online providers that help students meet their educational goals on their own time and within their schedule. The instructor-facilitated online course offerings include a large number of options, with start dates that are ongoing.

Trocaire College has teamed up with the United Way and TechBuffalo to offer individuals a Free four week, online, instructor-led course designed to prepare participants for new career opportunities. The course uses CompTIA’s IT Fundamentals curriculum and includes an opportunity to earn an industry recognized certification upon completion. All course materials and certification fees are included. Adults who are looking to change careers and find out if a career in IT is right for them are encouraged to take this course.

Ed2GO: You may take these affordable online courses in the comfort of your home or office at times that are convenient for you. Courses begin monthly, run for six weeks and are comprised of 12 lessons that are posted to the website weekly. The courses are entirely web-based with comprehensive lessons, quizzes and assignments. You may ask questions of your instructor and receive advice at any time during the course.

Online Career Training Programs through Ed2Go Are designed by a team of experts from their respective field. They work to provide students with a highly effective web-based learning experience. All programs are open-enrollment and self-paced. Textbooks and learning materials are included in the price. Most programs prepare students for an industry-recognized national certification exam. Loans available.

ProTrain: Offering dozens of options in healthcare, accounting, information technology and green/renewable energy, these online training courses provide you with the workforce skills necessary for many in-demand occupations. Gain the knowledge you need to get a new job, brush up on your current skills or take something just for fun.

PennFoster: Offering a breadth of viable, online academic alternatives that meet the training needs of business professionals and the region’s workforce population, these programs are on-demand and tailored around your schedule. All programs can be completed in as little as six months.

Contact

Office hours are:
Mondays through Friday 8am-4pm

Phone: 716.827.4310