Broome-Tioga Workforce New York, Broome County and New York Wired for Education are offering a new job training program called “SkillUp!”.

The initiative is offering classes online and around the county to boost employment skills in a number of fields including health care, customer service, trades and clerical jobs.

Residents can take courses online through high-speed internet and the educational course are free.  Classroom training is also being offered by the Binghamton City School District Adult Education Program.

According to the New York State Department of Labor, there are 2,800 job openings currently listed in the county.

There are 400 openings for the SkillUp program.  To register go to  Would-be participants can also visit the Broome Tioga Workforce offices in Binghamton weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


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