The MCC-educated workforce adds approximately $895.2 million in income to Monroe County each year.

LadderzUP is a partnership between Monroe County and Monroe Community College’s Economic and Workforce Development Center. This collaborative workforce development effort is designed to serve Monroe County residents by providing educational and training opportunities aligned with current and future job openings in high-demand industries, and provide County employers access to employee training and a pool of newly skilled workers seeking a career.

Meeting the needs of the workforce, and employers. 

Whether you are unemployed and looking for work, changing careers, or looking to advance in your current profession. Through the LadderzUP program, MCC offers solutions for both individuals and employers.

To learn more about the programs below, please submit the applicable form located at mccediws.com/LadderzUP

middle skills bridge program

This 10-week program focuses on building math and English skills to prepare participants to move directly into a post-secondary career technical education programs upon completion.

Medical Office Assistant

The health care industry’s need for office staff has never been higher. In this program, participates develop the skills to enter this dynamic field in just one year. Our Medical Office Assistant program has been developed in response to specific employer needs.

Mechatronics certificate

If you’d like a job where every day is different, this unique, interdisciplinary program—designed in partnership with industry leaders—is for you. This program combines the principles of electrical mechanical and computer control used by highly skilled maintenance technicians working in automated manufacturing. You’ll learn the most current processes and techniques, work on new, high-tech equipment, and participate on team projects that simulate industry scenarios.

Accelerated precision tooling certificate

Learn the machining trade in just 22 weeks. Upon successful completion of this 32 credit-based program, participants receive an industry recognized MCC Precision Tooling Certificate. Job placement assistance is available.

diesel technician

Diesel technicians are in high demand across the transportation and logistics industry. Pro-MECH Learning Systems and MCC Corporate College have partnered to offer focused, relevant training that will prepare participants for a job in the field of heavy duty equipment maintenance.

it certifications

IT solutions are constantly evolving to meet the demands of the 21st-century workplace. Our IT certification training programs cover a variety of topics, including the most popular software and operating systems, cyber security and ethical hacking. To accommodate busy schedules and different learning styles, we also offer online and blended learning courses.

construction electrician & skilled trades apprenticeship related instruction

We offer technical training for construction workers, plumbers, electricians and other skilled-trade workers. If you’re currently participating in a registered apprenticeship program, you can earn credit through our training courses.

welding & fabrication Industry certificates

Welders are in demand in countless industries. With decades of few new workers entering the trades, vocations like welding are now left with an aging workforce, and a shortage of qualified people. Mahany Welding Supply, the Rochester Arc + Flame Center, and MCC Corporate College have partnered together to offer Rochester area workers programs that provide the relevant training necessary to get jobs in the exciting and rewarding field of welding. On-site AWS Qualification training and testing is conducted to give students the ability to specialize in areas that will help them obtain their desired career.