No Cost Training Programs Enrolling Now!

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Revised 10.29.14

Through the end of 2015, GCC’s GREAT Center will offer more than 200 spots to individuals to participate.

The following vocational training programs offered through The GREAT Center are available at no cost through the Accelerating Connections to Employment (ACE) Grant, a partnership with Workforce Alliance.  ACE will make possible more than 200 spots for individuals to participate. These programs will put participants on a fast track to a career. They include specialized training in each field, industry-recognized certifications, enhanced instruction in related academic areas, job placement support and long-term career navigation.

To become eligible: Attend a free, walk-in orientation on Mondays or Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.-12 Noon in Room N102, 20 Church Street. Or CLICK HERE to complete an inquiry form.


Wait Pro: Waitstaff Professional Training (formerly Professional Food and Beverage Server) — A professional server has the opportunity for unlimited income, flexible hours, and a job that offers career advancement. Train in a field where personnel can expect to earn $15-$20+ an hour, gain hands-on work experience such as customer service, professionalism, Point of Sales, styles of service, etc. and earn two national certifications, ServSafe Food Handler® and ServSafe Alcohol®. [Learn more]

Community Health Worker Training – A Community Health Worker, or CHW, is a front-line worker who serves as a liaison between health and social services and the community to facilitate access to services and improve quality and cultural competency of service delivery. The most common job duties include assistance with access to medical services, community advocacy, assistance with non-medical services, case management and providing social support to community members. [Learn more]

Small Engine Repair & Technology: Coming June 2015: Classroom and hands-on training to learn to inspect, service and repair motorized power equipment. Jobs in this field may include working as a small engine mechanic or technician on generators, snow blowers, lawn mowers, personal watercraft, marine engines garden tractors or other small engines. Participants may earn their Equipment and Engine Training Council (EETC) Certification/


Coming Soon! Check back here for NEW training details for:
EKG and Phlebotomy Certification for CNAs
IT Help Desk
Kitchen Food Prep/Sous Chef

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