Workforce Development

Workforce Development

Mission: To provide innovative, customer-responsive training opportunities to lead the economic development of our community.

Our Vision: Empowering our community through the development of a skilled, dynamic, and diverse workforce.

Workforce Development’s accelerated training, in-demand skills certification programs, and customized training solutions offer convenient options to meet your needs. We offer Continuing Professional Education, non-degree programs to meet your career goals, and community classes and activities for personal enrichment. Through our Corporate Training services, we can integrate and customize resources to best fit your needs. Training is our core business, and our staff, instructors, and trainers are ready to assist in developing and implementing a training plan that supports your individual needs or business model, and helps achieve your learning goals!

Summer Songwriting Workshop

Hybrid Class

Songwriting for video games, television, movies, or hobbyists!  Students will study song structure, chord progressions, hooks, rhyme schemes, imagery, arranging, orchestrating, booking, and more. Students will produce at least one original work by the term’s end whether it be lyrics and music or just lyrics. Attendees will also become stronger
listeners and think more in-depth about audience expectations. The workshop will cover some basics about copywriting, performance rights organizations, and licensing/synchronization for TV and film placement.

Dates:  July 7, 2021 – August 2, 2021
Times:  7-9pm Mondays via Zoom (Live Online)
6-9pm Wednesdays in-person (On Campus)
Fee:  $240 per student

Maria Sebastian

Taught by Maria Sebastian, winner of
18 local and international music awards.
Maria has performed across the US and
had songs placed in TV and film.


(Gaining Occupational Academic & Leadership Skills)

NCCC offers Workforce Development and Continuing Education grant opportunities through Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) grant.   Certificate training classes taken at no cost for eligible youth ages 17-24 who are looking to further their skills in a short period of time for better employment and career options.

What are the benefits?

The WIOA grant offers students the opportunity to receive the following benefits:

  • Academic Support
  • Counseling & Career Guidance
  • Guaranteed Interviews Upon Course Completion
  • Monetary Incentives
  • NFTA Transportation
  • Tuition & textbook assistance

Who is eligible?

Qualifying youth between the ages of 17-24 looking to further their education and start a successful career.

Who do I contact for more information?

Rhonda Bivins-Talley, WIOA Grant Program Director
Phone: 716-614-6284

***For information regarding programs and services for adults age 25 & up please call: 716-614-6236 or 716-614-6213.

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Grant is generously funded by the Niagara County Workforce Development Board


ProTrain logoProTrain, a virtual educational company in partnership with Niagara County Community College offers both on-line and physical classes: Medical, Information Technology, Business, Human Resources, Management, Project Management, Leadership, Paralegal, Help Desk, Customer Service, Green, Trades: ASE, HVAC and more. Contact Niagara County Community College at 800-371-2963 for more information or visit to get your questions answered by a Training Assessment Manager. We look forward to serving you as one of our students.

For more information about any of our offerings, please contact:

Workforce Development
Phone: 716-614-6236
Location: A-231