Attention High School Students:

If you don't plan to attend college right after high school for any reason, GST BOCES Adult Education and Career Services can help. We offer reasonably-priced, short-term training programs that give you job-ready skills. In a few months, you can learn a marketable skill, get a job and start reaching your goals!

Reach your goals

GST BOCES Adult Education and Career Services offers specialized career training programs designed specifically to meet the needs of local employers. The following programs are just a few examples of career pathways you can begin after high school graduation:

    Commercial Driver's License (Class A or B)
    Cosmetology
    Electricity
    Esthetics
    Healthcare Career Pathway
    Nail Technology
    Office Support Specialist
    Practical Nursing
    Precision Machining
    Welding

All trainings will include job readiness skills such as resume building, job search support and employment preparation.

Learn more

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To learn more about these courses and our other career training options, please call 739-7905 and ask to speak with one of our vocational specialists. Get started today!

Click here for a copy of our Post Secondary program brochure.

GST BOCES Adult Education and Career Services serves adult students in the Southern Tier of New York State and the surrounding region. Whether you're interested in training for a new career, earning your high school diploma or looking for a new hobby, we have a course that will meet your needs. We also offer computer training and on-site, customized courses to meet the needs of local business and industry.

We have three convenient locations: the Bush Campus in Elmira, the Coopers Campus in Painted Post and the Wildwood Campus in Hornell.

Browse our course catalog, search the site for a course that meets
your needs or call our toll-free number at 1-877-ADULTED.

Any prospective student is welcome to visit the institution prior to registering for any program.

Important Dates:

April 2017

   3 -Flagger Training - Work Zone Flagger Training (WEC-9802-P17) begins
   3 -PERSONAL CARE AIDE II (BTH-7843-P17) begins
   3 -Word - Novice to Intermediate (BSH-7428-P17) begins
   4 -HEATING, VENTILATION, A/C AND REFRIGERATION ( HVAC / R ) (BSH-5100-P17) begins
   4 -HVAC: Review for EPA Exam (BSH-5891-P17) begins
   6 -Forklift Operations (WEC-7801-P17) begins
   11 -OSHA 10 Construction (BSH-7006-P17) begins
   12 -Sullivan/Clinton Campaign (TAE-5191-P17) begins
   13 -HVAC: EPA Certification Exam (BSH-5915-P17) begins
   18 -Italian Conversation & Grammar (EHS-3131-P17) begins
   18 -NURSE AIDE/HOME HEALTH AIDE TRAINING (WEC-5541-P17) begins
   19 -Phlebotomy Technician Certification Preparation Program (CEC-5411-P17) begins
   20 -Electricity Program (BSH-5701-P17) begins
   24 -60 hour CDL Program - Class A or B (CEC-9081-P17) begins
   24 -Dog Obedience I (BSH-4003-P17) begins
   24 -Dog Obedience I (BSH-4004-P17) begins
   24 -Dog Obedience II (BSH-4012-P17) begins
   24 -Notary Public Preparation (WEC-6351-P17) begins

 

Featured Class:

HEATING, VENTILATION, A/C AND REFRIGERATION ( HVAC / R )

BSH-5100-P17 - Pre-requisite: Must complete entrance assessment. This 305 hour comprehensive program includes the following core modules; Heating & Ventilation I, Heating & Ventilation II, Air Conditioning I, Air Conditioning II, Heat Pumps, Basic Refrigeration I, Basic Refrigeration II, and Commercial Refrigeration and Geothermal Controls. Also included is the review class for the EPA Technician Certification Exam and the EPA Technician Certification exam. This class is now being offered during the daytime which will allow the class to end in a year’s time instead of over 2 years.
Instructor:  Freeborn
Day:T/Th
Date:4/4-9/30/17
Time:9AM – 4 PM
Cost:$5000*
Location:Bush Campus Bldg 7 Rm704S
Sessions/Hours:47/305
 
* includes books,Basic Tool kit, Review book & exam Call 739-7905 to schedule Pre-admission assessment (TABE)

Community Partners:

Broome-Tioga Workforce

HomeTown Careers

PA Career Link

Smart Option Student Loans

Tompkins County Workforce

Trehab

VESID/ACCES

WorkForce New York

 

Sponsors:

Cameron Manufacturing

Hilliard Corporation

Howell Packaging

Horizon Solutions

Kennedy Valve

Progressive Machine & Design

Rockwell Automation

SMC Corporation of America

Wilkins RV Sales

WorkForce New York