Career Courses at BWI

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations is looking for motivated New Yorkers ready to take the next step and start a promising new career.  No previous experience is necessary, but you must be ready to train and work full-time. All BWI programs are free of charge.

BWI is currently recruiting applicants for:

Red Hook on the Road – Careers in Commercial Driving
Four-week training program to earn a NYS Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).  Course prepares participants for jobs as drivers of Class B/BPS commercial vehicles such as trucks, school buses, coach or charter buses, airport shuttle buses and Access-A-Ride vehicles.

Brooklyn Networks – Careers in Cable Installation
Five-week training program leading to a internationally recognized certification in low voltage cable installation. Graduates work installing telephone and computer lines, broadcast cable systems, home theaters and security systems.

Brooklyn Woods – Careers in Woodworking
Seven-week training in entry-level woodworking skills.  Brooklyn Woods runs five cycles per year and is always recruiting for a future training cycle. Orientations are held nearly every Wednesday at 10 AM at 125 8th Street, Brooklyn. Click on the link above for detailed information regarding the program, how to apply, and directions.

The “Made in NY” Production Assistant Training Program – Careers in TV and Film Production 

Five-week training program for individuals who want to start a career in TV and film production. Leads to certification by the New York City Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting and two years of job placement assistance.

New York Drives – New Career and NYS Driver’s License
Six-week, full-time program in career development and drivers education, leading to a NYS Class D license.

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations
621 Degraw Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Phone: 718-237-2017
Fax: 718-237-5366

Brooklyn Woods: 718-389-3636
Brooklyn Networks: 718-237-2017 x 149
The “Made in NY” Production Assistant Training Program: 718-237-2017 x 145
New York Drives: 718-237-2017 x 143
Red Hook on the Road: 718-237-4846

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