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Workforce & Community Training Programs

Career Skills Academy | Online Workforce Training

Online Fundamentals Training | Real Estate Academy

Customized TrainingOther Courses

Contact Information

Strategic Initiatives

Brucker Hall, Room 6102
f: 845-574-4163

Hours of Operation

  • M–F: 8:30 am-4:30 pm


Affordable and convenient courses, workshops and seminars.

Career Skills Academy

Rockland Community College (RCC) recognizes the high demand to fill “middle skills” jobs – jobs that require more education than a high school diploma, but less than a college degree – in the Hudson Valley region. The Career Skills Academy was created to meet that demand. At RCC, the philosophy is that success is attainable through all levels of training and education.

Key Features:

  • Gain workforce certifications in less than a year
  • Jobs in these fields have typical starting salaries of $45,000 – $55,000.
  • Provide opportunities to obtain industry-specific certifications and/or to transfer into degree-seeking programs
  • Varied class offerings, costs, program length and locations by program
  • There are scholarship and grant opportunities for those who qualify. Space is limited in each program.

Online Workforce Training

Learn in-demand skills around your schedule. These online, self-paced training are designed to prepare you for entry or advancement in career opportunities.

Key Features:

  • 6-18 month self-paced, start anytime
  • Textbook and materials included
  • Prepare for industry certification
  • Certification exam vouchers included
  • Student advisors available throughout training

Online Fundamentals Training

These online courses are informative, fun, convenient, affordable, and highly interactive. They focus on creating supportive communities for our learners. New course sessions begin monthly.

Key features:

  • Professional development and personal enrichment
  • Sessions start monthly
  • Convenient six-week format
  • Interactive learning environment
  • Instructors lead each course

Real Estate Academy

Rockland Community College is partnering with Mbition to offer online Real Estate Salesperson and Broker courses. These mandatory pre-license courses are New York State approved and will qualify you to take the state exam.

Customized Training

Develop stronger, more effective employees and businesses. Troubleshooting, analysis and design services to develop cost-effective training solutions. Customized affordable programs are conveniently scheduled and delivered at your location or ours.

Other Courses

Throughout the year there are some other in-person and online course offerings in varied areas. These other areas can include CPA professional development, motorcycle safety and security guard training. Visit the Other Courses page for current offerings and details.