Incumbent Worker Series (IWS)

The Incumbent Worker Series (IWS) program is designed to provide skills for those who are currently employed, underemployed, or laid off that will allow them to advance and/or re-enter the job market. 

The program includes test taking strategies, exam preparation, certification review classes, and/or basic computer training, in preparation for industry certifications and/or licenses. The IWS series includes things such as critical reading, writing, and math skills related to a specific vocation, certification, and qualifying examinations and/or civil service exams.

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Course Schedule

Days & Times

Schedule varies based upon classes offered. 

Contact Admissions office (716-645-1900) for more information.  

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Earn Your Certificate

Upon successful completion, students receive a Certificate of Completion from the State University of New York.