Workforce Training

View our current workforce training course offerings.

The Office of Continuing Education at SUNY Adirondack is dedicated to meeting your training needs through non-credit courses and programs for career preparation, professional development and training. Make SUNY Adirondack your first stop for:


Customized Training

SUNY Adirondack Continuing Education’s approach to customized training allows us to deliver high-quality classes and events to move businesses and communities forward. We will facilitate the process, manage all details, tailor training and deliver results — from needs assessment through program evaluation and sustainability.

For organizations seeking:

  • Access to training professionals and content experts in a variety of fields
  • Consultation and planning for training and staff development
  • Safe, modern training facilities and technologies
  • Avenues to training grants and resources to fund training

Training where you need it:

  • Expert instructors can train your team on-site, off-site, online (interactive or ondemand) or using a hybrid model
  • Safe. Smart. Ready. State-of-the-art classrooms, computer labs and meeting facilities at our Queensbury campus and SUNY Adirondack Saratoga locations
  • Outdoor Education challenge course
  • Mobile learning lab for software and industrial technology training

Past training topics include:

  • Leadership & management
  • Communication & customer engagement
  • Project management
  • Train-the-Trainer programs
  • Team development
  • Industrial technology & safety certifications
  • Software skills — introductory to advanced, standardized to customized

Contact Erin Krivitski, Assistant Director for Workforce Training & Innovation, at krivitskie@sunyacc.edu or 518-832-7604 to learn more about customized training.

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Open Enrollment Courses

View our current workforce training course offerings.

Our office provides open enrollment courses supporting career preparation and professional development across a range of industries, including but not limited to:

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Adobe Certification and Testing

SUNY Adirondack is proud to offer Adobe certification exam services! Whether you’re a student or a professional, Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certifications can give you the edge you need on your resume by adding an industry-recognized credential. Exams currently offered include:
 
  • Visual Communication using Adobe Photoshop®
  • Video Communication using Adobe Premiere® Pro
  • Graphic Design & Illustration using Adobe Illustrator®
  • Print & Digital Media Publication using Adobe InDesign®
  • Visual Effects & Motion Graphics using Adobe After Effects®
  • Multiplatform Animation using Adobe Animate CC®
Contact the Office of Continuing Education at 518.743.2238 or conted@sunyacc.edu to schedule a certification exam and to find out more information about options and pricing. Please plan to discuss the exam(s) in which you are interested, the software you’re using, your timeframe for taking the exam(s) and whether you have a voucher for the exam(s).
 
Interested in online courses in Adobe, Excel and other software?

View SUNY Adirondack Ed2Go courses at https://www.ed2go.com/Adirondack, and search on-demand courses by title, topic, dates available or version.

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SUNY Workforce Development Grant Program

The Office of Continuing Education administers the SUNY Workforce Development grant program, which is designed to assist companies in New York State with staff training and development costs. Employers are encouraged to apply for this annual program (pending funding availability).

Contact Erin Krivitski, Assistant Director for Workforce Training & Innovation, at krivitskie@sunyacc.edu or 518.832.7604 to learn more about the SUNY Workforce Development Grant program.

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Online Career Training Programs

Our online programs can start you on a path to an in-demand profession or help advance your current career with industry certification. You may begin these programs at any time and learn at your own pace. Upon successful completion of all coursework, you will receive a certificate of completion. All materials are included in the program fees. Each course has an instructor assigned to answer questions and solve student problems.

Example topic areas include:

  • Arts & Design
  • Business
  • Computer Applications
  • Construction & Trades
  • Health & Fitness

For more information, visit our Online Courses page.

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Computer & Software Training

The Office of Continuing Education offers computer training for companies. Courses may be offered in a classroom environment or in a group training customized to serve our local businesses — online or in person.

Classroom environment: Courses may be scheduled based on community interest throughout the year. Once we have sufficient demand to run a particular course, it may be offered.

Small and large group training: Customized group training is available for employers or agencies seeking staff development. Employers specify the instruction needed. Small- and large-group training is available; rates are based on group size and length of instruction. Customized manuals are also available as training aids.

Available topics include, but are not limited to:

  • General Instruction (Introduction to PCs)
  • Adobe Software (Acrobat, Photoshop)
  • QuickBooks
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Publisher, Word)

Contact our office at conted@sunyacc.edu or 518.743.2238 to learn more about computer and software training.

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