Workforce Development, Professional, and Continuing Education

Career development and professional resources at Trocaire College.
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Due to recent events regarding COVID-19, The Office of Workforce Development will postpone most activities and courses until further notice.

Now is the time to consider how you can stay competitive in this fast changing workplace. Check back for new course offerings that will lead you to a successful career path.

Regular updates will be posted on the Trocaire College Webpage in regards to the resumption of activity and classes.

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.

Choose your path

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

July 2020 Cohort 
July 7, 2020-September 8, 2020
5PM-8:30PM Tuesdays & Thursdays
August 17, 2020-September 4, 2020 Monday through Friday

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

Phlebotomy Plus Program Information and Registration


Professional  Development


Leadership Training Seminars

Seminars taught by P.R. Morris Consulting Principal, Peter Morris and fellow business coach, Jack Colocousis at our Transit Road Extension Center

  • Mar. 31: Effective Presentation Skills- 7pm – 9pm
  • Apr. 4: Teamwork – 9am – 11am
  • Apr. 7: Problem Solving & Critical Thinking- 7pm – 9pm
  • Apr. 18: Coaching & Mentoring- 9am – 11am
  • Apr. 21: Adapting and Implementing Change in the Workplace- 7pm – 9pm
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.

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.

  • Mar. 31: Women in Brewing


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.

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.


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

Phone: 716.827.4310