After carefully considering the rapidly changing situation in New York City around novel coronavirus (COVID-19), The General Society’s current classes at the Mechanics Institute are currently on “hold”until we are instructed otherwise by the State and/or City of New York.

Registration for the Fall 2020 Semester opens on Monday, July 13th, 2020. For more information, please contact

About Mechanics Institute

Mechanics Institute offers tuition-free instruction to individuals who are employed in the building and construction trades and provides them with the technical knowledge necessary to advance in their respective fields. The Mechanics Institute offers comprehensive instruction in a wide variety of subject areas related to the building and construction industry.

Educational Programs


Construction Project Management

Electrical Technology

HVAC/R Systems

Plumbing Systems

Registration opens on Monday, July 13th, 2020.

Please find the entire Mechanics Institute Course Catalog HERE.