Certification & Credit Bearing Portfolio
NYC employees can prepare for professional certifications and examinations with training that is specific to their certification’s requirements.  L&D’s current offerings include the CUNY Public Administration Program, NIGP (National Institute of Governmental Purchasing) Certification, LMSW (License Master Social Work) Preparation Program, and a wide variety of IT (Information Technology) Certifications.

CUNY Public Administration Program
This Program is offered in collaboration with the City University of New York’s (CUNY) Joseph S. Murphy Institute (JSMI) for Worker Education and participating unions on both the undergraduate and graduate level. It is designed to provide an opportunity to earn college credits, improve communication and analytic skills, and provide for expanded knowledge of government agencies, social services, labor relations, and the legislative and budgetary process in the context of deepening the understanding of urban challenges. IT Professionals & Certification Courses
The Citywide IT Training Program provides access to over 200 high quality technical training courses and 60 certifications from industry leaders such as Checkpoint, Cisco, Citrix, CIW, CompTia, EC-Council, Linux, Novell, Microsoft, Oracle, Project Management Institute and UNIX. LMSW Licensing Preparation Program
Citywide Learning and Development in partnership with The Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College presents the LMSW Licensing Preparation Program. The purpose of the LMSW LICENSING PREPARATION PROGRAM is to prepare New York City human service workers with MSW degrees to pass the New York State License Master Social Work (LMSW) examination. The LMSW license is a requirement for many positions and titles within NYC agencies.

National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP) Foundation Courses
The National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP) is a national, non-profit organization providing support to professionals in the public sector purchasing profession. NIGP provides its members with education, professional networking, research, and technical assistance. The NIGP Foundation Courses for public procurement professionals assist in the preparation for exams leading to the Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) and the Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB).