Future Workforce

See yourself at the FWD Center.

Camp Hard Hat Registration

To register for the W.O.R.K. Program or Universal Robots Summer Academy call 585-685-6393.

FWD Center Open House Registration

RSVP to FWD Center Open House on Monday, August 12, 4-6pm

The future is here.

The FWD Center is designed to focus on rapid training, retraining and upskilling of technical middle-skilled workers in demand by local employers. Through innovative partnerships and technical programming, the FWD Center is a catalyst in developing our region’s economy. Complete the form below to learn more.

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FWD Center grand opening celebration on Monday, May 23, 2022.


The FWD Center features 50,000 sq. ft. of flexible training space, focusing on short-term and accelerated training programs in technology-oriented careers and industry 4.0 skill sets. The dynamic programming at the FWD Center links education with the evolving demands of the regional workforce.

Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center

321 State Street, 6th floor main lobby

Rochester, NY 14608

(e) FWDcenter@monroecc.edu

(p) 585-685-6FWD (6393)