New Adult Ed Classes Offer In-Demand Skills

This fall, BOCES will add three new programs to our adult education catalog, each designed to prepare students with the skills and certifications needed for some of today’s most in-demand professions. 

“The addition of these new programs to our adult education catalog expand employment options for area residents and continue our partnership with local employers by helping prepare students for success in today’s work world,” said Dr. Valerie Kelsey, deputy director, Career and Technical School.

New Adult Education Offerings

Engineering Technician

This program includes 100 hours of direct instruction. Students completing this program can earn Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) and Manufacturing Advancement Center Workforce certifications.

Building Trades

This 500-hour program offers students training created by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) 10-Hour Safety Course, and the ability to earn National Center for Construction Education and Research Carpenter Level 1 certifications.


Students completing this 540-hour program receive extensive training in subjects, such as nutrition, meal planning, catering, dining room service and food production, and earn ServSafe® Certification.