About the program

The Green Jobs Training Program is a FREE program that prepares workers for careers in Waste Management, Green Cleaning & Housekeeping, and Building Operations & Maintenance.

The program helps participants develop job readiness skills, prepares them to apply for green jobs, and connects them with employers and companies that have or want to develop a green focus.

The Green Jobs Training Program is a program of LaGuardia Community College offered in collaboration with Queens Botanical Garden.

 

 

SCHEDULE

Week 1: Learn about the Key Concepts of Sustainability; hone your resume, interview, and computer skills; and participate in either a two-day Customer Service Training or OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration) 10-hour Construction training.

Week 2: Gain an in-depth understanding of 1 of the 3 specified green sectors with classroom and hands-on training.

Week 3: Participate in intensive resume and interview skills workshops, and meet with our workforce development team to clarify interests, skills, and employment goals.

After the training: Work with our workforce development team to start connecting with potential employers.

 

 

MODULES

There are 2 training modules offered throughout the year in the following green sectors:

  • Green Cleaning & Waste Management
  • Building Operations & Maintenance

 

 

SKILLS WORKSHOPS

Each module offers either OSHA and Customer Service as part of the training.

  • OSHA 10-hour Construction
  • Customer Service

 

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