Job Training and Workforce Development

Workforce Development Center

Workforce Development Center | Automotive | Building Trades | Culinary Arts | ShopRite | Health Care | Adult Learning Center | Resource Center | SAIF | Financial Opportunity Center

274 South Orange Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103
Rodney Brutton, Director of Workforce Development

The New Community Workforce Development Center offers highly qualified staff, educational and training courses, supportive services, career information, financial aid and job placement assistance. All Workforce Development programs provide graduates with marketable skills in fields where there is high demand and ample opportunity for professional growth.

The Workforce Development Center is committed to student success, both in the classroom and in the workplace. Its approach to education is career-focused. Whether you want to acquire skills to launch a new career or attain additional skills to advance professionally, New Community Workforce Development Center should be your first stop.

At the Workforce Development Center, students choose from occupational programs developed in response to labor market research. They learn in the classroom and receive hands-on training through practical experience and internships. Our teaching curriculum is delivered by skilled staff and utilizes innovative, cutting-edge industrial tools.

Intensive training courses in the following professions: Automotive, Building Trades, Culinary Arts, Health Care and Retail (ShopRite). We also offer GED prep courses and continuing education.

Download the Workforce Student Handbook 2015-2016 (PDF)

Entrance Requirements
* All students must be at least 18 years of age on or before the first day of class
* High school diploma or GED (General Education Development Certificate)
* All applicants must take the Test of Adult Basic Education for entrance into the program

Services and amenities offered include
* Highly-qualified instructors and support staff
* On-site admissions and placement office
* Spacious, well-lit classrooms and study areas
* Six high-tech computer labs Distance learning lab
* Resource lab with internet access
* On-site cafeteria

Learn more details in the individual program brochures
Automotive Technician Employment and Training Program
Building Trades Training Program
Culinary Arts Specialist Program
Health Care Careers Program

The Workforce Development Center is minutes from Newark Penn Station and is available by NJ Transit buses. The facility is also handicap accessible.

The Workforce Development Center is fully equipped to prepare you for the demands of today’s workforce, whether you are developing a new career or advancing in your current one. For more information, call the Workforce Development Center at 973-824-6484.

Updated March 2, 2016