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 Information Technology. This 200-hour, 12 week 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 internationally recognized IT certifications from CompTIA and others. Students who earn certifications may apply to convert certifications for up to 11 college credits in Trocaire’s Associate of Applied Science in Cybersecurity program. No IT experience needed.

February 2021 Cohort
February 15-April 27
12PM-4PM
Monday-Friday

Work Readiness
February 18-March 18
Tuesday & Thursday
5PM-8PM

Students will receive as part of their program fee:

  • 200 hours of Live, Online, Instructor-led Class
  • Certification Exams
  • Eight (8) Sessions of Work Readiness
  • Career Coaching & Mentoring
  • Employer Networking
  • Full Funding Available for Qualified Applicants
  • Additional Start Dates to be Announced

 IT Jump Start Information and Registration

IT Career Reboot (Online)

The IT Career Reboot Program is designed to get participants into good paying, high opportunity Tech Support and Help Desk positions. Learn the knowledge, skills and abilities to start a new career in this high-demand field in less than a year. As you progress through this 36 week program, you have the opportunity to earn multiple industry certifications from CompTIA and others which validate your skills to an employer. Students who earn certifications may apply to convert certifications for up to 27 college credits in Trocaire’s Associate of Applied Science in Cybersecurity program. No IT experience needed.

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March 2021 Cohort
March 1, 2021-November 18, 2021
6PM-10PM
Monday-Thursday

Students will receive as part of their program fee:

  • 600 hours of Live Instructor-led Class
  • Certification Exams
  • Eight (8) Sessions of Work Readiness
  • Career Coaching & Mentoring
  • Employer Networking
  • Full Funding Available for Qualified Applicants
  • Additional Start Dates to be Announced

 

 IT Career Reboot Information and Registration

Sterile Processing and Distribution Program (Hybrid)

Surgical technology students at Trocaire

This program is designed to train students for careers in Central Supply Services in healthcare organizations, hospitals or laboratories. The Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician 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 program fee:

  • Textbook
  • Scrubs
  • SPD National Certification Exam ($125 Fee covered in tuition)
  • Full Funding Available for Qualified Applicants

January 2021 Cohort
January 25-April 6
Hybrid: Classroom and Online with Live Instructor

 

Sterile Processing and Distribution Program Information and Registration

 

Brewing, Distilling, and Fermentation Science Program

NEW Online Format!

This 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. A certificate of completion in Brewing, Distilling, and Fermentation Science from Trocaire College will be awarded to students who successfully complete all modules in the program.

February 2021 Cohort
Online Instructor Led Program
February 1, 2021-August 23, 2021
Meets Mondays live online 6pm-9pm

Internship: Begins August 23, 2021 – 100 hours

Phlebotomy Plus Program (Hybrid)

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 program fee:

Phlebotomy at Trocaire

  • Textbook
  • Phlebotomy Chart
  • Eight (8) Instructor Led Online Sessions of Work Readiness
  • Career Coaching & Mentoring
  • Employer networking
  • Full Funding Available for Qualified Applicants

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

April 2021 Cohort
April 13-May 18; June 15
5PM-8:30PM
Tuesdays & Thursdays

Hybrid: Classroom and Online with Live Instructor

Clinical
May 24-June 11
Monday-Friday

Work-Readiness
May 20-June 17 (No class June 15)
5PM-8PM

Additional Classes scheduled in July and October. Call for Details.

Phlebotomy Plus Program Information and Registration

NYS Mandated Infection Control

Every Dental Hygienists, Dentists, Licensed practical nurses, optometrist, Physician, Physician assistant, Podiatrist, Registered professional nurse, and specialist assistants practicing in New York State is required to receive training in infection control and barrier precautions. Trocaire College’s Workforce Development Department has been approved by New York State to be a provider for this course work, which is required by Chapter 786 of the laws of 1992.

 

Register for NYS Mandated Infection Control 

Professional  Development

Professional Development Seminars that keep you current and advance your career. Dates: Spring 2021

 

Register for Leadership Development 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, on-campus, or on-line training programs in Healthcare, Customer Service, Information Technology, Leadership, Management, Customer Relations, Hospitality and Service Management. Looking for something different, try a team building event or retreat centered around beer and the art of brewing. Businesses interested in professional development training for their employees should contact the Office of Workforce Development at 716-827-4310 to arrange a consultation meeting.

IT Career Exploration Course (Online)

Looking for a new career path? Trocaire College offers this four week, online, instructor-led course designed to prepare participants for new career opportunities in Information Technology. 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. No IT experience needed.

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Students will receive as part of their program fee:

  • 40 hours of Live, Online Instructor Led Class
  • Course Material
  • Certification Exam
  • Eight (8) Sessions of Work Readiness (Optional)
  • Career Coaching & Mentoring (Optional)
  • Employer Networking
  • Dates to be Announced

 

 

IT Career Exploration Information and Registration

 

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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