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Employee Training and Education

Training for Your NJ Employees at No Charge to Your Company

Learn more about our training programs

Get basic-skills training for your employees at no charge to your company through NJBIA’s Basic Skills Workforce Training Program. A community college instructor will provide a customized course to train your employees in:

  • Computer applications (Windows, Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • Mathematics and measurement
  • Communications (verbal, written and customer relations)
  • English as a second language or workplace Spanish

The NJ Community College Consortium for Workforce and Education Development coordinates the training. To learn more or get started, contact the Consortium’s Bob Rosa at 609-393-9000.

Lead-Safety Training for Renovation Contractors
Mandate: Renovation Contractors Must Be Trained and Certified

Federal law requires that remodeling contractors be trained and certified in lead-safety practices before disturbing lead paint in pre-1978 homes, child-care facilities and schools. Failure to do so can lead to fines, legal liabilities and loss of work.

New Jersey’s accredited training provider is the New Jersey NJ Community College Consortium for Workforce and Education Development.

Contact the Community College Consortium at 609-393-9000 for more information.

Learn more about the EPA/HUD Renovation, Repair and Painting Program

Other NJ Training, Education & Hiring Resources

BIA LEARN, our online training center

New Jersey offers a variety of training grants and resources to help private-sector employers recruit new talent and train their employees. In this section, you can also learn about your insurance, safety and wage obligations as an employer.