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Workshops, Certificates and Certifications

Professional and Career Training Workshops, Certificates, and Certifications

Notary Public Preparatory Course                                             Notary Image

A three-hour, live online, intensive course to prepare you for the New York State Notary Public Exam.

Victor Bujanow, CIC is a commissioned notary and certified signing agent/mobile notary for over 25 years and has a high 90%+ passing ratio! 

Friday, November 6th 9:30 am - 12:30 pm via Zoom

$55 per person

*Registration will be available very soon

 Register Here for the Notary Public Review Course



Cybersecurity Fundamentals Course 

Gain the skills necessary to protect your information -- and boost your resume. SUNY Cobleskill's Cybersecurity Fundamentals micro-credential course.

Learn More Here 

What: A 12-module (approx. 4 hr.) course delivering essential cybersecurity knowledge. Earn a digital badge to display on your resume and e-portfolio.

 Move at your own pace
Outcomes include: Cyber threat identification and response; Data protection (passwords, accounts, personal info); Safe online working habits
How can a micro-credential help my career?

Gain the tools to you need to safeguard sensitive information and make informed decisions
Win the trust of customers and employers with your knowledge.
Keep your personal and/or business assets safe! 

*Check back for future dates


Meat Processing and Food Safety Certificate Program

This certificate program is an intensive, hands-on, four-part basic training program designed to provide the knowledge and skills required to enter employment in the meat processing industry. The program consists of specialized training in the accuracy of cutting, knife handling, portion control, merchandising and the utilization of all products. Hands-on training includes: animal slaughter, primal fabrication, retail cutting, valued-added products, safety, sanitation, packaging, and HACCP standards.

For individuals who are unable to attend the four-week long training, the certificate can be achieved by successfully completing all components at different times: (CEU = Continuing Educational Units). Limited to 10 participants

This Year's Dates Canceled due to COVID-19

Please check back with us for dates to come

Location: SUNY Cobleskill

Price: $4,950 (May- June 2020)



 Sausage Making Workshop

This one-day workshop will dive into the world of basic charcuterie.  In both classroom and lab setting, participants will observe the basic breakdown of pork for sausage and have hands on experience to the basic steps of fresh sausage fabrication including: meat selection, grinding, spices, stuffing and sampling.  Lab experience will occur following federal regulations in the USDA inspected meat processing facility.  Lunch is included. (Limited to 15 attendees)


*Stay tuned for future dates.. 


Fiber Sorting, Classing and Grading Certificate Program

The goal of this certificate is to provide professional training which will lead to standardize sorting and grading of natural animal fibers in the United States thereby supporting and enhancing the natural fiber textile industry across the country. Classes are taught throughout the country with instruction provided by certified Master Sorter/Grader/Classer professionals from SGC (Sorting Grading Classing).

Upon successful completion of all parts of the certificate, and approval by SGC, participants will receive a SUNY Cobleskill Fiber Sorting, Grading, & Classing Certificate and will be a certified Master Sorter.  Continuing education and a refresher course is required every three years after the initial certification to maintain the professional status. The certification includes three parts:

Basic Fiber Sorting and Grading Course - Online Course Starting Monday, November 2, 2020 

This online self-paced course will provide natural fiber producers with the knowledge to organize their fiber for production. Management, harvesting, and sorting are the building blocks for the course. Students will gain familiarity with processing and producing yarn at artisan mills. Participants will leave the class with the tools they need to get their fiber out of storage and separated so they can maximize yield and minimize cost at their mill. The Basic is offered online with a $180 fee. 

Deadline to register was October 19th!


PATH (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship) International

The Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH) is an international non-profit organization that promotes safety and optimal outcomes in equine-assisted therapy for people with special needs. SUNY Cobleskill is an approved certification site. We typically offer annual trainings and certification examinations. 



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Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning (ESMHL)

Workshop  &  Skills Test

Expert professionals, will share their knowledge on mental health and learning issues while working with equine partners. 2.1 CEU's *Planning to run Spring 2021 


Beekeeper Trainings



Artificial Insemination Training

This class is designed to practice the techniques needed to successfully artificially inseminate cattle. Training on all artificial insemination techniques will be carried out on live animals. 1CEU (Lunch is not included).    Next training Spring 2021 


Canine Training Programs

AWS Amazon Certified Solutions Architect Preparatory Course


If you have any questions, please contact Deb Pernat at 518-255-5528 or pernatdg@cobleskill.edu

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