Boland Training Center

The Boland Training Center is a comprehensive vocational training facility accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and offering services approved by the N.J. Department of Labor. Courses offered are approved through the N.J. Department of Education Chapter 531. The program offers a variety of services:

  • Vocational Evaluation and Assessment: A three- to five-week program to assess vocational aptitudes and limitations. Prevocational testing includes standardized tests, work samples, and situational assessments.
  • Production Services: This program develops work skills and experience through training in assembly packaging, collating, shrink film, and light machinery contractual assignments.
  • Skills Training: 16- to 36-week programs are offered in
    - Building Services;
    - Commercial Driving (Hudson only);
    - Forklift Certification;
    - Food Services (leading to Sanitary Food Handler's Certification); and
    - Certified Nursing Assistant (leading to Certification in Long Term Care in New Jersey
  • Counseling Services/Job Placement: This program offers vocational and job-readiness counseling, job search services, and job placement assistance.
  • Adult Basic Education: This program provides on-site access to English as a Second Language and GED preparation.

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark
Boland Training Center
321 Central Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102

(973) 268-3160

Monday Friday; 8:30 a.m. 4 p.m.

John Westervelt
Chief Executive Officer

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