Workforce Development Programs and Classes

Programs and classes for adults fall into two major categories; part-time and full-time. Part-time classes usually meet one or two nights per week and are geared toward adults  interested in upgrading skills to improve chances of promotion or increase job flexibility. Full-Time programs run during the day usually, Monday-Thursdays starting at 9:00 am. and are geared toward adults seeking a solid foundation in a skill trade pathway.

Additionally, many adults take these courses to gain experience and knowledge for their own personal growth. Courses are offered in: Electricity, Welding, HVAC, Pipefitting, Auto Mechanics, Rigging, Schematics and Blueprint reading and other industry specific related areas. 

Adult education also offer health science related programs: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), LPN-Nursing, and Phlebotomy. For health science related programs, please contact Theresa Little at 716.731.6800 Ext.3752 or Email tlittle@boces.org. 

NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCE RELATED

  • Licensed Practical Nursing
  • Phlebotomy
  • Nursing Assistant
  • CNA to Home Health Aide

Enrollment:
Enrollment for adults 17 years of age or older; students currently enrolled in high school must present written authorization from a home school official and parent/guardian to register for an adult education program or class.  Adult Education classes do not provide credit for high school diplomas, or credit hours for completion of a college degree program.

Fall 2020 Classes begin in September 27, 2020.  However, there a variety of start dates for offerings, please refer to the course schedule.

(Textbooks and some related materials are included in all classes and programs. )

Cosmetology
Cosmetology

Electrical
Electrical

Industry Specific
Industry Specific

Welding
Welding

Health Related
Health Specific

How to Register
How to Register

Adult Education Facilities-Orleans Niagara BOCES Adult Workforce & Continuing Education courses and programs are offered at a few different locations across Niagara County.

Niagara Falls - All adult programs, courses and services are delivered at our 606 6th Street location on the corner of 6th St. and Walnut Avenue.  The Literacy Zone and other adult literacy support services are available there each day Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.  Students can gather information on courses and programs as well as registration and application details.

Lockport – All adult programs, courses and services are delivered at our 50 Main Street location on the corner of Pine St. and Main St..  The Literacy Zone and other adult literacy support services are available there each day Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.  Students can gather information on courses and programs as well as registration and application details.

Harrison Place – At 210 Walnut St. in Lockport, we also teach adult courses and programs at our new instructional labs located in spaces 65 & 69 on the 2nd Floor in the Harrison facility.  Review the schedule for courses or programs that are taught in this location.

CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATON:  Spring 2020 Registration Form

 
IN PERSON:
Continuing Education Office at the Technology & Conference Center (Bldg on left when entering campus)        
4124 Saunders Settlement Rd, Sanborn, NY     
Daily:  Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
 
Orleans Career and Technical Educational Center   
4232 Shelby Basin Road, Medina, NY           
Daily: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
 
FAX:  716-731-2148
PHONE INQUIRIES:  
716-731-6800, Ext: 3752-Theresa Little /Program Manager Adult Education 
Daily:  Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
 
Method of Payment: Payment: Cash, Money Order, Check, VISA, Mastercard , or Discover

NOTE: If your employer will be paying your tuition and/or books, you must submit written verification containing name of course and if they will cover the cost of textbooks. This must be submitted with registration.

 

Any questions please contact Joseph Steinmetz at jsteinmetz@onboces.org or (716)731-6800, ext. 3760; Theresa Little at tlittle@onboces.org or ext. 3752; or John Craig @ jcraig@onboces.org ext. 3764.