White Plains Education and Training Center
The White Plains Education and Training Center is a workforce training hub committed to developing the talents who will fill the in-demand jobs in IT and other fields. The Center provides short-term training and education, leading to industry certifications to align the skills of the worker with the needs of the workplace. WPETC will also serve as a laboratory for testing innovations in IT, Cybersecurity, and other products.
The center is centrally located in the city of White Plains, with easy access from most major highways and public transportation.
For more information about the programs offered at the White Plains Education and Training Center call 914-606-7550 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Financial Wellness for Small Business
This 10-week program will provide instruction to small business owners who are seeking to be approved for business loans. The objective is to assist small businesses in the creation of a sound financial plan for their business, improving their opportunity for success. The program will also address strategies to repair the business owner’s credit score (if applicable).
Two Sections: English and Spanish
This 10-week program will cover the following topics:
- Banking Services
- Time Management
- Financial Management
- Business Credit
- Risk Management
- Tax Planning and Reporting
- Succession Planning
- Managing Cash Flow
Eligibility: Business must be in operation for at least one year and applicants must be seeking a business loan to qualify.
For registration information, call 914-606-7558 or email email@example.com
How Mental Health Can Assist Law Enforcement
This seven-week course for law enforcement, will help police officers understand mental health diagnoses. They will learn how to best work with those they may be dealing with in a crisis, criminal situation, or when active in community policing. The bridge with mental health and law enforcement is necessary to assist officers when dealing with Emotionally Disturbed Persons (EDP) and better foster communication with all those they interact with daily. Mental Health Education will be taught as an educational and supportive module.
In-person at the White Plains Education and Training Center
4 Sat./3 Tues., Sept. 24 - 10/15 from 8:00am-12:00pm
For more information about this program email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 914-606-7550.
Project Transition is a free, comprehensive 8-week programs for people who are trying to re-enter the workforce. Through Westchester Community College, students will learn basic computer programs (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint). Students will create unique resumes with a Career Development Specialist, as well as learn effective career search tactics, interviewing skills, and job retention tips. Students meet with a career counselor each week, as well. This intensive class begins June 7th and meets full time, 9:30am – 3:00pm M-F. Please contact ProjectTransition@sunywcc.edu or call (914) 606-5628 for more information.
Learn current, marketable skills to help you return to the workforce
- Microsoft Word, Excel,
- PowerPoint, Outlook
Job search skills:
- Resume writing
- Interview skills
- Introduction to Westchester
- employment agencies
- Group and individual sessions
This program is funded through a grant from the New York State Department of Labor.
The Entry-level IT Help Desk Technician course will prepare you to earn the CompTIA A+ certification. The course provides hands-on instruction, covering the skills required to assemble, refurbish, upgrade, configure and troubleshoot personal computers. The skills you will gain will give you a clear understanding of network, hardware, security, software, server, virtualization, management, as well as troubleshooting mobile devices. Additionally, you will benefit from attending a Career Development session once per week to refine your job search skills so that you are successful finding employment in the IT field.
What you will learn from the Career Development:
The coach will prepare you with career readiness tools and resources to seek, obtain, and retain successful employment in the Information Technology Field.
Prerequisites: Basic computer skills
How to qualify: Fill out the application here to see if you qualify.
Introduction to SQL
This course will allow the student to understand and write SQL (Structured Query Language), the language used to create, read, and manipulate data from relational databases such as Access, Oracle, and Microsoft SQL Server. Required: Some familiarity with a relational database system (e.g. MS Access). 18 hours
Computer Programming at the Start-line
Whether you are new to the world of programming or you just need a refresher, this course is for you. The course will introduce programming and problem solving in a high-level language. Topics covered include basic data types, operators and expressions, control structures and loops. No previous programming experience required; basic typing and computer skills are required.
You may qualify for funding for many of the White Plains Education and Training Center programs through the following grant opportunities.
Workforce Development Scholarship Application
303 Quarropas St, White Plains, NY 10601