NJBIA & NJCCC Workforce Training Grant

basicskillslogSkylands Professional Training is proud to announce the availability of grant-funded MS Excel training for employees of NJ-based businesses and organizations, including small business owner-operators. This program, a partnership between the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA), the State’s community colleges and the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development, makes this grant-funded training opportunity available.

Courses available for Fall 2017

Excel I 2016: Excel Essentials
This class is perfect for people new to Excel or just not comfortable in the program yet.  The course will cover entering data, basic Excel formulas and functions, formatting a worksheet to make it easy to read, as well as printing.  Hands on practice is included with many tips and techniques to help you use Excel more efficiently to make data driven decisions.

Registration Deadline: October 9th
Tues., Wed.
October 17 & 18, 2017
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Room – A317

Excel II 2016: Advanced Formatting and Tables
If you are comfortable with basic Excel formulas but would like to learn more about Excel’s more advanced features, take this course.  The course will cover logical, date and time, and text functions as well as tables for managing lists of information.  Hands on practice will allow you to try out formulas yourself to help you understand how you might apply them to your own business environment.  Pivot tables, pivot charts and advanced charting will also be covered.  Come learn how to be the Excel expert in your office.

Registration Deadline: October 23rd
Tues., Wed.
October 31 & November 1, 2017
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Room – A317

Employees must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Employed at least 20 hours per week
  • Be paid by employer at their usual hourly rate while in training

NOTE: Employer must have a valid FEIN number. Courses are not available to State or local government employees.

All participants MUST be registered prior to the first class day. To register contact Maija Amaro, Workforce & Industry Training Specialist, at or by phone at (908) 835-4029.

NOTE: Employer must have a valid FEIN number. Courses are not available to state or local government employees.