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)
    Healthcare Career Pathway
    Nail Technology
    Office Support Specialist
    Practical Nursing
    Precision Machining

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:

May 2017

   24 -Notary Public Preparation (BSH-6352-P17) begins
   30 -Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) (BSH-9604-P17) begins

June 2017

   5 -Basic Computer Skills for Seniors (BSH-6870-U17) begins
   5 -Dental Assisting (BSH-9100-P17) begins
   14 -Forklift Operations (BSH-7801P17A) begins
   21 -Security Guard (WEC-7988-P17) begins
   22 -Excel-Level II (BSH-7014-P17) begins
   26 -Notary Public Preparation (WEC-6352-P17) begins

July 2017

   1 -ADDITIONAL OPTIONS FOR CDL (BSH-9966-Y18) begins
   10 -60 hour CDL Program - Class A or B (CEC-9081-U18) begins
   12 -Notary Public Preparation (BSH-6353-U18) begins
   17 -FAST TRACK CDL B – 25 HOUR (WEC-6532-U18) begins
   17 -Intro to Windows / Computers for Seniors (BSH-7321-U18) begins
   19 -OSHA 10 General Industry (BSH-7008-U18) begins
   24 -Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) (BSH-9603-P17) begins
   31 -Smart Phone 101 (BSH-7328-U17) begins


Featured Class:

Intro to Windows / Computers for Seniors

BSH-7321-U18 -


Do you have a computer and still don’t feel you have the confidence to use it? This is the place to start building your confidence! Receive an overview of computer hardware and software. Learn basic computer skills such as changing the screen saver, desktop, and mouse settings, etc. Get a handle on computer terminology and learn how to save your files efficiently. If you are a novice or just want to brush up on your skills, this is the class for you.

Instructor:  Simmons
Date:7/17 & 7/24/17
Time:8:30-11:30 am
Location:BSH Bldg 8 / Seneca Rm
Register Early and Tell Your Friends to keep this class running!

Community Partners:

Broome-Tioga Workforce

HomeTown Careers

PA Career Link

Smart Option Student Loans

Tompkins County Workforce



WorkForce New York



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