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November 21, 2017

CoSer: F809

Service Codes:


Valerie Kelsey
Interim Deputy Director


2017-18 PRICING:
$11,334 per student,
averaged over 5-year period.
Click here for more information on enrollment averaging.


2016-17 PRICING:
$11,167 per student,
averaged over 5-year period.
Click here for more information on tuition averaging.

More Information
  • Adult education website

HVAC-Welding-Other Training Programs

Adult Education also offers Career and Technical Education courses such as Welder Certification, HVAC Training & Certification, and Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician. Adult students may attend Career and Technical Education secondary programs. We also offer employer-specific training to help individuals upgrade their skills, and have worked with such companies as Albany Medical Center, CDTA, CSX and Bechtel. The Adult Education program can assist school districts in providing course offerings in their communities. For information, visit


Career opportunities abound for certified Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) technicians, including within our regions growing high-tech sector. The 450-hour HVAC Certification program provides adult students with the education, training and experience needed to earn valuable national certifications and prepare for rewarding positions and/or career advancement. The program features eight training modules, with completion of each leading to credentialing upon successful completion and testing. For more
information visit

WELDING certification

The 450-hour Welder Certification Program for Adult Students prepares individuals to earn valuable national credentials including: American Welding Society (AWS) SENSE Level 1 Welder Certification, National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Phase 1 Welder Endorsement, and the federal Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) 10-Hour Construction Safety Card. Through technical shop course work and classroom lessons in weld theory, students learn GTAW orbital welding, shielded metal arc (stick) welding, gas metal arc (MIG) welding, gas tungsten arc welding (TIG), flux cored
arc welding, pipe welding (stick and TIG), and oxy-fuel cutting and plasma cutting. Tuition
includes instruction, books, welding helmet, jacket, gloves and safety glasses. Applicants must
have a high school diploma or enroll in a GED program. For more information, visit

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