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Strengthen Your Technology Skills

Technology is a skill, and like any other skill, it takes practice to learn and use. That means anyone can learn technology skills and use them to jumpstart or advance their career. TechBuffalo collaborates with local organizations to connect students, job seekers, and career changers with tech training program opportunities that support our region’s expanding tech industry.

Elevate Your Digital Skills!

Skills Training and Bootcamps


Various Courses

The New York State Department of Labor is partnering with Coursera, the leading online training provider. Through Coursera, unemployed New Yorkers will have access to nearly 4,000 programs across high-growth industries and can hone skills in data science, business, and technology. Many of these programs are pathways to certifications, professional certificates and can help elevate your career.

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Goodwill of Western New York

Goodskills Career Builder

Goodskills Career Builder is a free four-week training designed to help motivated individuals develop the skills and knowledge needed to secure and thrive in meaningful careers – not just jobs. The program connects participants directly with hiring employers in advanced manufacturing or technology. Throughout the program, participants are learning soft skills for the workplace, working on resumes and interviewing, and gaining valuable skills such as cybersafe training, forklift training and OSHA 10 certification (manufacturing track), CompTIA ITF+ prep course and exam voucher (tech track). The program also gives graduates three years of career coaching post-graduation to help when needed

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University at Buffalo

Renewable Energy Fundamentals and Job Opportunities

This comprehensive online asynchronous course prepares learners to recognize the complexities and nuances of different renewable energy solutions as well as relevant career opportunities. Learners are immersed in discussions about green energy technologies, the impact of sustainability on society, energy consumption in the United States, and conservation.

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Trocaire College

IT Jumpstart Plus

The IT Career Jump Start Plus Program is an instructor-led program, designed to prepare participants for new career opportunities in Information Technology. No prior IT experience is required. This 224-hour, 15-week program covers three areas: basic internet security, foundational IT concepts and terminology, and in-depth training in the skills necessary for a help desk or tech support position. Each of the three areas lead to internationally recognized IT certifications.

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Mission Ignite

Tech 360 Training Program

This training provides opportunities for participants specializing in computer basics to work readiness skills. Upon completion of the six training hours, participants also receive a free computer!

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Online Certifications


Career Certificates

Get the skills you need to succeed in high-demand tech roles online. Earn certifications for data analytics, IT support, UX design, digital marketing, and project management according to your own schedule.

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Microsoft Certifications

Learn new skills with hands-on online training and earn certifications for a wide range of tech positions, including data analyst, data engineer, data scientist, developer, DevOps engineer, and much more. 

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Trocaire College

Data Analytics Certificate Degree

Trocaire’s Fundamentals of Data Analytics Certificate program students are given a foundation of data science curriculum to prepare them for roles that allow them to identify, analyze, and interpret volumes of data that are collected from a wide variety of sources

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Green Digital Skills Certificate Program

In-demand Skills

The INCO Academy Green Digital Skills Certificate program will empower you with the necessary knowledge and practices to act with sustainability and green design in mind.

By the end, you’ll have the in-demand skills to help future-proof your digital career for a greener future.

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LinkedIn Learning Pathways

In-demand LinkedIn Course

Build the skills you need for the digital economy

LinkedIn and Microsoft have teamed up to provide free courses to help you keep your skills relevant

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