NY State Offering Free Online Job Skill Classes
If you are unemployed or underemployed because of the coronavirus pandemic, New York state is offering a free online program to help New Yorkers earn certificates to further careers and learn new job skills. Here are the details. According to WKBW, in an effort to help New Yorkers who have lost their jobs or wish to further their careers, the New York State Department of Labor is offering a new program. This program would allow anyone to learn new jobs skills online and advance their current careers by earning certificates from the comfort of your own home.
The New York State Department of Labor is offering over four thousand online classes that focus on high demand jobs in high growth fields. There are courses in advanced manufacturing, health care, technology, and more.
Here is a sample of some of the classes that are being offered of the four thousand available. To see a complete list, click HERE.
- Motors and Motor Control Circuits
- Project Management
- Introduction to Game Development
- Medical Neuroscience
- Intro to Mechanical Engineering Design and Manufacturing Machine Learning
- Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset: First Step Towards Success
- Introduction to iOS App Development
If you are interested in taking any of these free online courses, you must first set up an account. You can do that by going to the New York Department of Labor website and setting up your free account HERE.