Program

The Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center is home to critical workforce training provides current and prospective workers with the in-demand skills needed to gain and maintain employment today, tomorrow, and 10 years from now.

  • Training at the FWD Center is focused on all learners: credit and non-credit based programs, apprenticeships, and customized training to meet the needs of employers
  • Implement curriculum that includes the in-demand skills required of the 21st century workforce
  • Provide a resource for local employers to educate their existing workforce and generate interest with high school graduates
  • Provide dual-enrollment opportunities to secondary education students in technical fields

Skilled Trades

Conductor Installation and Devices (Level 2B)

This course will teach you about conductor storage, set up, transportation and installation; procedures for cables pulls in raceways and cable trays; National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements including...

$1100

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1 Sections Available

Construction Essentials

Topics include: basic construction, construction safety, practical math as applied to the construction trades, an introduction to blueprint reading, basic rigging, introduction to hand and power tools. This...

$1100

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1 Sections Available

Electrical Theory and Devices (Level 1B)

Course content includes: introduction to the National Electrical Code, device boxes, raceways and fittings, conductors and cables, basic electrical construction drawings, residential electric services , and electrical test equipment....

$1100

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1 Sections Available

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

Our standard course serving multiple manufacturing and other businesses over the years, this course teaches the terms, rules, symbols, and concepts of GD&T, providing you have...

$299

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2 Sections Available

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing - Intermediate

The intermediate GD&T class offers a brief review of the concepts established in the basic class followed by a wider range of datum topics including degrees...

$159

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1 Sections Available

Introduction to Motor Controls (Level 3B)

You will be introduced to single and multiple motor controls; over-current protection; sizing calculations; National Electrical Code (NEC) for commercial services; transformer types and connections. You will also...

$1100

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1 Sections Available

Motor Controls Application (Level 4B)

You will learn motor operation and preventive maintenance; troubleshooting procedures; solid-state controls; commercial/industrial lighting; National Electrical Code (NEC) for special locations; basic overview HVAC systems; specialty transformers....

$1100

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1 Sections Available

Pipefitting (Level 3)

This course covers the rigging practices; pipefitting standards, codes and specifications; trade math; above ground pipe installation, hangers and supports; how to test piping systems, such as service...

$1100

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1 Sections Available

Plumbing (Level 3)

Course content includes: applied math; sizing water supply systems; how to treat water supply systems; types of backflow prevention devices; sizing DWV and storm systems; sewage pumps and...

$1100

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1 Sections Available

Plumbing (Level 4)

Course content includes: Business Principles, Water Pressure Booster; Codes, Private Water Supply Systems, Specialized Plumbing Applications.

$1100

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1 Sections Available

Plumbing - Intro to Drain, Waste and Vent (DWV) Systems (Level 1B)

This course covers the proper applications of code-approved fixtures in plumbing installations; introduction to Drain, Waste and Vent (DWV) systems, functions and components; identifies major components of water...

$1100

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1 Sections Available

Plumbing - Water Systems (Level 2B)

In this course you will learn the proper techniques for installing and testing water systems; installation of basic fixtures; installing various water heaters; and an introduction to the...

$1100

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1 Sections Available

Project Supervision

This course is designed for the first level supervisor or new site superintendent. Project Supervision topics of study will include effective communication skills, introduction to leadership skill development,...

$1100

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1 Sections Available

Property Maintenance Training

The Property Maintenance Training course consists of 208 classroom hours related to several aspects of property maintenance. The course provides the basic information and requirements needed to achieve entry...

$2800

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1 Sections Available

Industry 4.0 Technologies

Certified Industry 4.0 Advanced Operations

Description:  Certified Industry 4.0 Associate - Advanced Operations certification prepares individuals to succeed in advanced operations positions in modern production environments that use Industry 4.0 automation technologies. This certification...

$1100

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1 Sections Available

Certified Industry 4.0 Associate - Credential

Description:   Certified Industry 4.0 Operations Specialist certification prepares individuals to succeed as a team lead operator in modern production environments that use Industry 4.0 technologies. In this role, individuals...

$3995

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1 Sections Available

Certified Industry 4.0 Associate - Robot System Operations

Certified Industry 4.0 Associate - Robot System Operations certification prepares individuals to succeed in operations positions in modern production environments that use industrial robot systems and Industry 4.0 automation technologies....

$1100

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1 Sections Available

FANUC Robotics Handling Tool Operation and Programming (certificate)

This course covers the tasks that an operator, technician, engineer or programmer needs to set up and program a FANUC Robotics Handlingtool Software Package. Students are provided online...

$1936

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5 Sections Available

Industry 4.0 Total Productive Maintenance

Description: Certified Industry 4.0 Operations Specialist certification prepares individuals to succeed as a team lead operator in modern production environments that use Industry 4.0 technologies. In this role, individuals will...

$1100

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1 Sections Available

THE FWD Center GRAND OPENING

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

VIRTUAL TOUR

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)