About the program

The Green Jobs Training Program is a FREE program that prepares workers for careers in  Green Cleaning & Waste Management 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.



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

Week 2: Gain an in-depth understanding of 1 of the 2 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.



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

  • Green Cleaning & Waste Management
  • Building Operations & Maintenance



Each module includes the following credentials as part of the training:

  • OSHA 10-hour Construction Safety or General Industries
  • Customer Service


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