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Adult Education for Career Transitions and Personal Growth

More than 100 courses for career training, continuing education, and lifelong learning

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For adults looking for a career change, or even just to take a personal hobby to the next level, ESBOCES Adult Education Program offers over 100 courses for career training, continuing education, and lifelong learning.

Skilled workers are currently in demand and adults considering a career change can take advantage of our career training, licensing, and certification courses offering high-quality training opportunities that can be completed in a year or less. Labor specialists and vocational advisors are available to assist students in planning their career path, registering for classes, and exploring job opportunities. National certifications are offered for Construction, Electric, Plumbing, and HVAC through the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). Career training, licensing, and certification programs in Welding are now offered to adults looking to enter this in-demand profession.

Specifically designed for adult learners, our Personal Enrichment courses present learning opportunities that are informative and inspiring. Cake Decorating, Animal First Aid, Computer Graphics, and Floral Design are just some of the offerings available. Classes range from one day to 10 weeks.

Our 2022-2023 Course Catalog can be found here. Look for our 2023-2024 Course Catalog this summer.