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BWI offers eight free career training programs in exciting, expanding industries. At BWI, you’ll get hands-on experience and train with experts in your field. Plus, our grads receive job placement support for up to two years after graduation.
We understand that when it comes to careers, one size doesn’t fit all. That’s why we have a range of programs suited to your lifestyle and interests.
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Red Hook on the Road helps you earn your New York State Commercial Driver’s Licenses. You’ll decide which vehicle is the best fit for your lifestyle: school bus, Access-a-Ride, commercial bus, or truck. From there, you’ll learn what it takes to master the road.LEARN MORE
The “Made in NY” Production Assistant Training Program connects New Yorkers with careers in TV and film production. You’ll get to work on real sets, enjoy a freelance lifestyle, and join one of the most dynamic industries in the city.LEARN MORE
Brooklyn Woods trains individuals for careers in skilled woodworking. You’ll work with state-of-the-art machinery and learn the best and safest techniques in woodworking and fabrication. Brooklyn Woods also produces a line of environmentally-sustainable cabinets, which offers many graduates on-the-job experience.LEARN MORE
Brooklyn Networks prepares people for careers in high-speed data and voice transmission cable, leading to an industry-recognized certification.LEARN MORE
New York Drives combines driving lessons and professional development workshops to help you qualify for one of BWI’s job skills training programs. After graduation, you will be connected to one of BWI’s advanced sector-focused trainings.LEARN MORE
BWI’s Customized Training Program is a unique program that works closely with businesses along Brooklyn’s industrial waterfront and provides training tailored for specific jobs that are available. In the past we have offered trainings that specialized in food handling, construction, welding, and much more.LEARN MORE
Public housing residents have the opportunity to become NYCHA Housing Caretakers with our NYCHA Resident Training Academy. BWI partners with NYCHA to provide training for job openings that currently exist, and we help graduates quickly connect to those jobs and advance in their careers over time.LEARN MORE
The “Made in NY” Post Production Training Program teaches the basics of video editing and visual effects for broadcast television and feature films. Training leads to jobs in the booming New York City post production industry.LEARN MORE