Food Processing Training Certificate Program- applications for the GCEDC’s Food Processing Training Program are available beginning March 4th. The deadline for submitting applications is April 15, 2013.
Applications will be available at the Genesee County Career Center, located at 587 East Main Street, Suite 100, East Town Plaza in Batavia, NY. Applicants will need to complete a Customer Registration Form at the Genesee County Career Center as well as submit an up-to-date resume, and, if required, participate in a math/reading test and a follow-up interview.
*Please note you must register and apply for the program through the Genesee County Career Center.
The training program, developed by GCEDC, GCC, RIT and, Cornell University, will benefit the area’s existing food processing companies. It will also prepare a workforce for companies in the Genesee Valley Agri-Business Park.
The training program is being funded by an Area Development grant obtained by the GCEDC from the National Fuel Gas Corporation with additional financial support from the Finger Lakes Food Cluster Initiative—funded by the Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration in the amount of $38,000 or 28% of the program.
iSciWNY- life sciences career pathways and training programs with The University at Buffalo, Genesee Community College, High Schools across the Finger Lakes and Western New York Region. This ongoing program has helped to fill the worker pipeline for life science companies and to get young students interested in careers in this field. The pilot program was made possible by a Department of Labor grant.
Advanced Manufacturing and Nano-Technology Certificate Training Program with Rochester Institute of Technology and Genesee Community College. Tremendous success for local participants and for companies around the region was realized at the culmination of this training program. 75% of the graduates have taken jobs in regional advanced manufacturing companies. This program was made possible through a New York State Homes and Community Renewal grant.
If your company is in need of specifically trained employees or if your current employees need specialized training call us first. We would be happy to help your business align with the right training partner to meet your needs. The list below is not exclusive, but lists many of agencies and universities that the GCEDC partners with on a continual basis to offer specific training for companies and for person who are currently in the job market.
Contact John Jakubowski, Workforce Development Consultant, for the GCEDC at 585.343.4866
Partnerships with these colleges and universities sets Genesee County apart from other places in the world. We will ensure that you have the brightest talent pool for your company and assist in setting up training programs for your employees in the region.