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Short-Term Job Training Courses

Looking to change careers or re-enter the workforce? Short-term job training courses can help you reach your goal.

  • Classes are held at the BOCES Educational Resource Center (BERC) in Nyack
  • Daytime and evening options
  • Tuition payment plans available
  • Courses have been approved by the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA); see the official US Government web site for information regarding education benefits offered by the VA

Attend an orientation!

Students are required to attend a two-hour orientation, which includes a 50-minute reading test. Students must pass the reading test prior to registration.

Orientation dates are posted on the Adult Education calendar. For more information or to reserve a seat in an upcoming orientation session, call (845) 348-3500.

Course Offerings:
Administrative Medical Office Skills
Advanced Medical Coding
Basic Electrical Construction
Certified Yoga Instructor
Clinical Medical Assistant
Construction Trades
Dental Assistant
Direct Support Professional
Food Service Certification Training
General Welding
Medical Assisting
Medical Assistant Skills
Microsoft Office 2013
Nurse Assisting
Pharmacy Technician
Phlebotomy with EKG
Phlebotomy Technician
Physical Therapy Aide
Security Guard
Teacher Assisting
Veterinary Assistant

More Information


BOCES Educational Resource Center (BERC)
131 N. Midland Avenue
Nyack, NY 10960
(845) 348-3500 ext. 3591
Fax: (845) 348-3559

Christopher D'Ambrese
Executive Director of Adult Education and Continuing Education

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