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Skills Assessment Training

Prove your skills with an online skills assessment and:
  • Get a jumpstart on your career objectives by assessing your skills.
  • Determine how your skills relate to your job objectives and search.
  • Receive results of your assessments, and direction for improving your skills.
  • Use technology to enhance your career objectives and experience with future employers.

Contact a Youth Career Services Specialist today!

Measure your average typing speed and practice with 1, 3, and 5 minute tests to increase your accuracy and words-per-minute counts.

Training and Education

  • Occupational skills training
  • On-the-job training and customized training
  • Workplace training and cooperative educational programs
  • Private sector training programs
  • Skill upgrading and re-training
  • Entrepreneurial training
  • Adult education and literacy in combination with hard skill training

BOCES 2 Center for Workforce Development Adult Education

Our new location at Rochester Tech Park has gone very well over the past year! Being on a direct RTS bus route, students have more accessibility to us – this has helped us to grow.  CWD presents an Open House the second Tuesday of each month at 3 p.m.  If you haven’t been to our new location, or would like to see what we are about, please stop in – we would love to see you!

Don't Want to Go to College? Here is Your Guide to Local Vocational Training Programs

If you want to explore alternatives to traditional college degree programs, there are many local vocational training programs available. Most can be completed in one year or less and provide job placement assistance. Click on the sections below for program information:

Download the Vocational Guide:

This book has been updated and revised from the original work of Connie Felder by the Midwestern Transition Site (formerly The Rochester Regional Transition Site).

Financial Assistance - If you are 18 years of age or older you may qualify for tuition/training assistance. Please call (585) 258-3500 or (585) 266-7760 or visit a RochesterWorks Career Center for more information.
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