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

Listen to our radio ad.
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.

Important Dates:

January 2017

   18 -Security Guard (CEC-7987-W17) begins
   30 -60 hour CDL Program - Class A or B (WEC-9081-W17) begins

February 2017

   6 -Dog Obedience I (BSH-4001-W17) begins
   6 -Dog Obedience I (BSH-4002-W17) begins
   6 -Dog Obedience II (BSH-4011-W17) begins
   13 -Excel-Level II (BSH-7014-W17) begins
   14 -OSHA 10 General Industry (BSH-7008-P17) begins
   21 -Industrial Maintenance (BSH-9801-W17) begins
   27 -Aerobic Fun in the Water (ODM-2801-W17) begins
   27 -Basic Clerical Procedures and Technology (WEC-9549-P17) begins
   27 -CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE TRANSITIONING TO HHA PROGRAM (BTH-5114-W17) begins
   27 -HOME HEALTH AIDE COMPETENCY EVALUATION PROGRAM (BTH-5113-W17) begins
   27 -NURSE AIDE/HOME HEALTH AIDE TRAINING (BTH-5541-W17) begins

March 2017

   2 -Aerobic Fun in the Water (ODM-2802-W17) begins
   6 -Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide Training (BSH-5541-P17) begins
   6 -Phlebotomy Technician Certification Preparation Program (WEC-5411-P17) begins
   6 -ServSafe® Food Handler Program (WEC-9803-P17) begins
   6 -Smart Phone 101 (BSH-7328-W17) begins
   6 -Welding (WEC-6461-P17) begins

 

Featured Class:

Dog Obedience I

BSH-4001-W17 - A well-mannered, obedient dog is a pleasure to be around. In this class, which is designed to fit your dog and his/her age, learn the basic techniques for achieving a controllable pet. Whether going on to AKC events or simply training the perfect companion for at home or in public, this class is a MUST for any dog owner. This class is recommended by local veterinarians.
Instructor:  Shaw
Day:M
Date:2/6-4/3/17
Time:5 - 6 pm
Cost:$60
Location:Bush Campus Bldg 1 / Gym
Sessions/Hours:8/8
 
**Please DO NOT bring dogs the first night of class and BRING proof of required shots.** Dogs must be at least 8-weeks-old. **Register Early! This class fills quickly.**

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