Workforce Development

Workforce Development

Mission: To provide innovative, customer-responsive training opportunities to lead the economic development of our community.

Our Vision: Empowering our community through development of a skilled, dynamic, and diverse workforce.

Workforce Development’s accelerated training, in-demand skills certification programs, and customized training solutions offer convenient options to meet your needs. We offer Continuing Professional Education, non-degree programs to meet your career goals, and community classes and activities for personal enrichment. Through our Corporate Training services, we can integrate and customize resources to best fit your needs. Training is our core business, and our staff, instructors and trainers are ready to assist in developing and implementing a training plan that supports your individual needs or business model, and helps achieve your learning goals!

***Due to the on-going coronavirus pandemic precautions, ALL on-campus classes/programs have been suspended. You will be contacted by your program administrator for further details. Please be sure to check the webpage for your specific class/program for more information. Thank you for your patience.

Featured Training

Personal Protective Equipment Training for Businesses

In Response to COVID-19

NCCC’s Workforce Development Department will hold training for businesses throughout Western New York to prepare for reopening. This awareness level training is geared for employees that will be returning to the workplace and may be responsible for the cleaning and disinfection of their work space.


Presentations are industry specific and will begin with courses aimed specifically towards Manufacturing:

May 27th 8:00am – 10:30am
May 27th 1:00pm – 3:30pm
May 28th 8:00am – 10:30am
May 28th 1:00pm – 3:30pm

Cost: $40 per person

Registration deadline: May 22, 2020 at NOON.

Course Objectives

  • Raise the awareness of COVID-19 with factual information and simple steps that employees can take to avoid spreading the disease within the workplace or at home.
  • Provide interactive web-based training with ample opportunity for students to engage in informative Q&A’s.
  • Learn from instructors who are all safety certified trainers and are up-to-date on regulatory changes issued by the CDC as well as NIOSH.

For more information

Call: 716-614-6236

Featured Training

Google IT Support Professional Certificate

Starting June 1, 2020

The Google IT Support Professional Certificate prepares you for an entry-level job in IT support in under six months. No experience necessary.


Number of unfilled IT Support jobs across the US.


The median annual wage for computer user support specialists

<6 months

The average time it takes to complete the program when dedicating around 5 hours per week

G.O.A.L.S Program

(Gaining Occupational Academic & Leadership Skills)

NCCC is now offering accessible Workforce Development and Continuing Education grant opportunities through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) grant. These classes are being offered to people between the ages of 18-24 who are looking to further their skills for better employment prospects. Students will be able to gain essential hands-on training and practical skills to help them become successful in one of the following career fields:

Who is eligible?

Qualifying youth between the ages of 18-24 looking to further their education and start a successful career.

For more information, please contact:

Rhonda Bivins-Talley, WIOA Grant Program Director
Phone: 716-614-6284

***For information regarding programs and services for adults age 25 & up please call: 716-614-6236 or 716-614-6213.

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Grant is generously funded by the Niagara County Workforce Development Board

Upcoming Classes

   WEB    | Legal Studies
5/1/2020 I Motorcycle Training
5/4/2020 I Pharmacy Technician    
5/26/2020 I TIPS Training
6/1/2020 | Technology Offerings
6/2/2020 I Hospitality Management
6/2/2020 I Supply Chain Management
6/3/2020 I Emergency Medical Services   
6/15/2020 I Google IT Support Professional
7/20/2020 I Drone Operator
8/24/2020 | Sterile Processing  
8/31/2020 I Horticulture
9/1/2020 I Medical Billing Complete 
9/12/2020 I Security Guard Training
9/23/2020 I Notary Public Exam Prep
Fall TBA | AEMT Original
Fall TBA I Paramedic Recert



ProTrain, a virtual educational company in partnership with Niagara County Community College offers both on-line and physical classes: Medical, Information Technology, Business, Human Resources, Management, Project Management, Leadership, Paralegal, Help Desk, Customer Service, Green, Trades: ASE, HVAC and more. Contact Niagara County Community College at 800-371-2963 for more information or visit to get your questions answered by a Training Assessment Manager. We look forward to serving you as one of our students.