State University of New York ATTAIN (Advanced Technology Training and Information Networking) at the Henry Street Settlement is offering an assortment of occupational, employability and certification courses, geared towards introducing and supplementing adults and young adults with educational and vocational skills, through advanced technology training for a highly demanding technological world.


Tuition-free programs!

✓ Computer classes
✓ Certifications
✓ Academic, Technical, Employability and Life Skills training
✓ Open lab with Internet access


Computer Basics
This course is catered to individuals who have little or no experience/knowledge of computers. In this course, participants learn the basics about computers, navigating through Windows 7, using basic features of Word 2013, surfing and searching the Internet, and using e-mail. By the end of the course, participants should be able to pass the Digital Literacy test and obtain their Digital Literacy Certificate, which is required to be submitted in order to move onto other courses.

Microsoft Office 2013 Introduction Courses
These courses are for participants who desire to learn Word, Excel, and PowerPoint by teaching them both beginner and intermediate skills. An intro course completion is required to join the certification level course in the program. *Microsoft Office is not taught as a suite; only one program per course.

Prerequisite: Digital Literacy Certificate.

Microsoft Office 2013 Certification Courses
These courses prepare participants who desire to take the Microsoft Office Specialist exam in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access or Outlook by learning advanced skills in those programs and test preparation to pass the exam. *Microsoft Office is not taught as a suite; only one program per course.

Prerequisite: Digital Literacy Certificate is required for all. Excel, PowerPoint, and Word require an intro course completion for appropriate program. Outlook requires e-mail knowledge and a certification in any program. Access requires at least intermediate knowledge of Excel and a certification in any program.

*Note* There is no introduction level classes for Access and Outlook.


Take advantage of the following self-paced trainings available and earn certificates for completion. Please note that these courses are only available on-site in the lab.

Employability Skills
Career Exploration and the Workplace (Workplace Reading), Working with People, Workplace Math, Workplace Math and Reading Assessments

Academic Skills
Adult Vocabulary Development, Math I, II, & III, Reading I, II, & III, Writing I & II, Expressive Writing, Academics Mathematics Assessment, Academics Reading Assessment, Academic Language Assessment (Writing), and Topics in Science, Social Studies, and Literature

Life Skills Series
Child Care Parenting, Life Skills Program, and You Can Make It Happen

Occupational Skills
Building Maintenance Carpentry, Electrical & Plumbing, Child Care I, II, & III, Customer Service Representative, Home Care Aide, Nursing Assistant Program, Health Care: Certified Nurse Assistant Assessment, Office Skills Program, Security Officer Program, Security Officer Assessment

Independent Curriculum
ELLIS Academy (ESL – English as Second Language), Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing, Microsoft Digital Literacy (Basic Computer Literacy), Microsoft Digital Literacy Advanced (Resume, E-mail, Online Resources, and Social Networking)

Center Hours

Monday – Thursday 9:30am – 8pm
Fridays & Saturday 9:30am – 5pm

 301 Henry Street | New York, NY 10002 | (212) 771-6048