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Shani Watler
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swatler@bwiny.org

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SPECIAL TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

In addition to our five core programs, we frequently offer special training opportunities in different fields. We train you in the skills you need to launch a sustainable career with a local employer, plus two years of support and career coaching.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES
REVEL FIELD TECHNICIAN TRAINING

This free training will help you to develop the skills you need to thrive as a field technician at Revel, a fastgrowing tech startup that outfits NYC with electric rental mopeds. Graduates will be ready to launch careers as field technicians with the opportunity for growth in other mechanical or customer service-oriented companies. Entry-level salaries start at approximately $18/hour.

Participants will obtain instruction in hand tools, defensive driving, OSHA 10, Google Suite, the Revel app, customer service in the tech industry, interview and resume skills, and more.

Minimum requirements:

  • Over 21 years of age
  • NYC resident, eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Interested in a hands-on career that involves travel
  • Available for training Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

You can apply by attending an info session.

TECH CUSTOMER SUPPORT BOOTCAMP

BWI and KindWork are now enrolling underrepresented young adults (ages 21-26) for a free 6-week Customer Experience & Support Career Bootcamp. Get the skills you need to launch a career in the tech sector – no coding or engineering skills necessary.

To find an info session, check out our calendar. To be notified when there’s more information available about upcoming programs in different fields, fill out our general inquiry form.

You can learn more about KindWork here.

FAQs

 

How long are special trainings?
Trainings can last anywhere from two (2) to six (6) weeks. It will vary depending on the industry and employer.

Does the training cost money?
Nope! All BWI training programs are offered for free.

Can I work while I participate in a training?
Our trainings typically are full time, roughly 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

How can I find out about special training opportunities?
Fill out our inquiry form or check back on our calendar to learn about upcoming information sessions.