Workforce Development Center
201 Bergen Street, Newark, New Jersey 07103
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The New Community Workforce Development Center is a state-of-the-art, $4.5 million continuing education facility and New Jersey's premier one-stop Center. The three-story, 25,000 square foot center on Bergen Street in Newark's Central Ward is the result of a unique partnership between New Community, foundations, financial institutions and government agencies.
Our 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, The 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:
- Licensed Practical Nurse Program (LPN)
- Automotive Technicians
- Culinary Arts Specialists
- GED Prep Course
All students must be at least 18 years of age on or before the first day of class
Students can be admitted with one of the following:
- High School Diploma
- G.E.D. (General Education Development Certificate)
- All Applicants must take the Test of Adult Basic Education for entrance into the program.
State-of-the Art Workforce Development Center
- 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
- Internet-ready resource lab
- On-site cafeteria
The Center is minutes from Newark Penn Station and is available by NJ Transit buses. Also is handicapped 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.
New Community Mission
To help residents of inner cities improve the quality of their lives to reflect individual God-given dignity and personal achievement.