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.

Adult Office Support Instructor needed

GST BOCES Adult Education and Career Services is looking for qualified individuals to teach Office Support classes on the Bush and Wildwood Campus.

Click here to download the job description and flyer for details, and please share this information with friends and family who might be interested in the position.

To apply or for more information, please contact Deb Harrington at dharrington@gstboces.org.

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.

Important Dates:

October 2016

   3 -Nurse Aide Training Program (WEC-5531-F17) begins
   3 -Welding (WEC-6461-F17) begins
   5 -Personal Care Aide II Upgrade to Home Health Aide Conversion (BSH-5111-F17) begins
   11 -HVAC: Review for EPA Exam (BSH-5891-F17) begins
   12 -Computer Aided Drafting & Design (BSH-9602-F17) begins
   12 -Forklift Operations (BSH-7801-F17) begins
   12 -Phlebotomy Technician Certification Preparation Program (CEC-5411-F17) begins
   17 -Computer Technician (BSH-9564-F17) begins
   17 -Phlebotomy Technician Certification Preparation Program (WEC-5411-F17) begins
   18 -Adult Cosmetology Program (WEC-5640-F17) begins
   22 -HVAC: EPA Certification Exam (BSH-5915-F17) begins
   22 -HVAC: ICE Exam (BSH-5919-F17) begins
   24 -Office Support Specialist (WEC-9550-F17) begins
   27 -Flagger Training - Work Zone Flagger Training Course (WEC-9802-F17) begins
   31 -Certified Nurse Aide Transitioning to HHA Program (BSH-5114-F17) begins
   31 -Forklift Operations (WEC-7801-F17) begins
   31 -Home Health Aide Competency Evaluation Program (BSH-5113-F17) begins

November 2016

   1 -Aqua Aerobics (WAT-2802-F17) begins

 

Featured Class:

HVAC: Review for EPA Exam

BSH-5891-F17 - Prerequisite- None. Scheduled just before the exam, this 9 hour session will pull it all together for you. The review guide will serve as a good resource as well and covers types I, II and III and the core (universal) sections of the EPA Technician Certification Exam. Open to the public
Instructor:  Freeborn
Day:T/W/Th
Date:10/11-10/13/16
Time:5:00-8:00pm
Cost:120*
Location:Bush Campus Bldg 7 Rm 704L
Sessions/Hours:3/9
 
*Tuition includes book.

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