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Career Job Training Program Admissions

Our Career Job Training programs provide a certificate in just a few months, not years. All programs focus on skill development through the practical application of the latest industry-aligned equipment and technology.

These programs offer the opportunity for the adult learner to enter or re-enter the workforce with new or upgraded skills. Any adult, 17 years of age or older, may apply for admission.

Attend an Information Session (optional).

For a general overview of CWD programs the information session will review curriculum, course objectives, class schedules, career options, placement rates, student expectations, and answer questions. Information sessions are FREE and held monthly from 5:30 p.m.  – 6:30 p.m. Register to attend an upcoming session.

Admission procedures

When you are ready to apply, registration for Career Job Training Programs requires successful completion of the entrance assessment, and satisfactory arrangement of payment of tuition. An automated email confirming registration will be sent to the email that is on file. The entire admission process must be completed before enrollment is confirmed.

  1. Attend an entrance assessment session. ($25 one-time non-refundable registration fee is waved with NYS Benefit Card). Click below to schedule your CWD Entrance Assessment. 
  2. Secure funding.You may choose to meet with an admissions advisor or financial aid specialist to discuss funding options.
  3. Complete any program-specific requirements.
    These may include additional documentation.

For successful completion of a training program, students must adhere to the policies and procedures as outlined in the adult learner handbook, and complete program-related work-based or clinical experience, as required by program curriculum. See specific program requirements for details.

  • BOCES 2 CWD does not admit students that may be considered under the status of “Ability to Benefit.”
  • BOCES 2 CWD does not accept transfer credits from other institutions.


Program Start Dates

Click here on career job training program to learn more about all our programs with ongoing enrollment and upcoming start dates, program description, class length, and tuition.

For continuing education programs , please see the information on the individual program registration page.


Student Handbook

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  • Every effort is made to conduct classes as listed on our webpage or in our catalog. Circumstances may make it necessary for classes to be canceled or postponed, or for instructors and classrooms to be changed.
  • All program offerings must reach a minimum enrollment at least four business days prior to the start of the first scheduled class. If it is necessary to delay the start of a program, you will be notified and have the option to enroll at another date, take a similar offering, or request a refund.

Returned Check

  • A $25 service fee will be assessed for a returned check.

Official Transcripts/Educational Records

  • Students may request a copy of their Certificate of Completion, an official transcript of grades, or other student records by sending a written request to the CWD Office that includes student name, date of birth, class attended/year and enclosing a money order or cashier’s check in the amount of $5, payable to Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES CWD.

Security/Personal Safety

  • Appropriate safety standards are adhered to in all classes and labs. All students are required to sign the Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES CWD Adult Education Student Code of Conduct at the beginning of class. Students may be required to provide personal protection/safety equipment items such as goggles or aprons. Students are required to maintain appropriate business and professional behavior while on BOCES property. Prohibited conduct includes abusive behavior and language, violence, alcohol on breath, drug use, and sexual harassment, among other behaviors. Disregard for these prohibitions may warrant removal from the program. The refund policy does not apply if a student violates the Student Code and is excused from the program. There will be no refund in this circumstance.

Damage to or loss of personal property on BOCES premises

  • BOCES does not assume any responsibility, either actual or implied, for the personal property of any student while on the campus at any time, even during non-course hours, offsite in a work experience facility, and will not reimburse or otherwise compensate the student for any loss and/or damage whatsoever.

Parking/Bus Schedule

  • The Rochester Technical Park is located on a convenient RTS Bus line and both facilities offer FREE parking. No cars may be parked in designated fire zones, reserved parking areas, or handicapped parking spaces (without a permit). Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES CWD is not responsible for any theft, personal or property damage or injury and/or loss of life or limb occurring on the RTS BUS or in either the RTP or BOCES parking lot.

Smoking Policy

  • All BOCES 2 facilities are non-smoking. Smoking is not permitted anywhere on campus, which includes, but is not limited to: classrooms, hallways, restrooms, offices, parking lots or school grounds. This policy includes any lighted or unlighted cigarette, cigar cigarillo, pipe, clove cigarette, and any other smoking precut matter or substance that contains tobacco and spit tobaccos (smokeless, dip chew and/or snuff) in any form. The use of e-cigarettes and any other products containing nicotine, except for current FDA approved smoking cessation products, are also prohibited. Consult the Student Code of Conduct concerning the violation of this policy and repeat offenses.

Facility Closings (i.e., weather or emergency)

  • Scheduled classes may be canceled due to weather conditions or emergency situations. All cancellations will be announced over most radio and TV stations including: WHAM, WVOR-FM, WRMM-FM, and WHEC-TV Channel 10. Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES is not responsible for any or all loss for a student who shows up to a cancelled class who did not receive notification about the cancellation or to any student who shows up and class is subsequently cancelled. Make-up session dates are at the discretion of the Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES CWD.

For specific policies related to our career training and continuing education programs, please visit:

Career Training Program Policies

Continuing Education Program Policies


Consumer Information

At Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, Center for Workforce Development, we want you to make an informed decision to attend our school. Many government agencies mandate that schools throughout the United States provide various types of consumer information to the students, prospective students, and (in some cases) the general public. We take pride in providing you not only the information required by federal law, but also additional useful information and disclosures on various aspects of our school. Therefore, we have gathered this material by category into a number of detailed web pages. These pages are linked below.

Of course, if you need more information or explanations, our staff is ready to help. Please contact any staff member or the Financial Aid Office for assistance with any of this information. Also, for detailed information about financial aid eligibility and programs, please visit the Financial Aid Home Page.


Privacy Policy for Student Records and Data: The Center for Workforce Development is diligent in protecting our students’ personal information and privacy. This page contains our privacy policies, including policies related to the Federal Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).


Campus Safety and Security – Policies, Procedures, and Disclosures: Keeping our students, faculty, staff and visitors safe is one of our top priorities. This page includes information on our policies to increase your personal security on campus, emergency response/evacuation procedures, crime prevention tips, and a summary/disclosure of crimes occurring on or near our campus in the past three years.


Drug and Alcohol Policies:  Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, Center for Workforce Development maintains strict policies against drug and alcohol abuse by our students, faculty and staff. This page also provides links to information about illegal drugs, addiction, and local treatment providers.


Facilities and Services Available to Students with Disabilities:  An explanation of services provided to students with disabilities is contained on the web page.


Graduation/Completion Rate Disclosures (Student Right-to-Know Act): This page contains information on student completion rates in our programs.


Gainful Employment Information: Information about the graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information about the programs at the Center for Workforce Development can be found on the web page for each individual program.  Links to the program pages of the each programs offered at the Center for Workforce Development are available from the main program pages through the link above.


Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP):  The Center for Workforce Development maintains high standards for academic performance, and meeting these standards is also a requirement for maintaining eligibility for federal financial aid.


Voter Registration/Citizenship/Constitution Day:  The Center for Workforce Development’s actions to promote responsible citizenship and voter registration among our students are explained on this web page. The page also contains helpful links and information to assist students with voter registration.


Center for Workforce Development Code of Ethics:   The Center for Workforce Development is proud of our ethical practices in higher education administration. This page contains our professional “Code of Ethics” relating to the administration of the school, financial aid, and student loans.


Copyright Infringement Policy: Our policies which prohibit copyright violations are published on this page.


The Center for Workforce Development-Adult Learner Handbook (Catalog) contains detailed information about the school and our academic programs.  The Adult Learner Handbook is available online as a downloadable pdf document, and paper copies are also available from the Admissions Office.