IT and Fiber Certifications 

The STCC Workforce Development team offers an extensive array of career programs as well as many continuing education programs for IT professionals. These courses are available as open enrollment programs or can be configured and scheduled as a contract program for your organization.

For more Information, please call the Workforce Development Office (413) 755-4225 or email

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Free Information Sessions
August 17th, 2:00pm or September 8, 5:00pm
Building 2 - Room 411
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Short OS & Networking  Programs

ZCMP-427 Introduction to Local Area Networks (LANs) (8 hours)
Fee: $169
October 12 & 13, 5:00pm - 9:00pm (W & TH)

ZCMP-536 TCP/IP Networking Essentials (8 hours)
Fee: $169
December 12 & 14, M & W, 5:00pm - 9:00

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ZAPL-007 PC/Network Technician Certification Program - (164 hours)
CompTIA A+, Microsoft MTA and CWTS Wireless Certifications
Next Program Begins September, 2016
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Fee: $3,175

ZNET-030 Master PC\Network Helpdesk Technician Certification (356 hours) Afternoon/Evening Program
CompTIA A+, Microsoft MTA OS Fundamentals, CWTS, Network+ Certification
& Microsoft Office Word & Excel Core Certification
Fee: $5,125 which includes all materials and one set of exam vouchers
Next Program begins
September 2016

Program runs 20 hours a week 
Monday & Wednesdays 12:00pm - 9:00pm with 1 hour lunch

Either a 4-hour Friday afternoon  or Saturday morning class

ZNET-001 Essentials for CompTIA Network+ Certification (36 hours)
Fee: $799 includes all books, materials and practice exams


ZNET- 003 Essentials for Cisco CCENT Certification (40 hours)
Fee: $1,195 includes all books, materials and practice exams
Mondays , Wednesdays, 5:00pm - 9:00, Except where noted
August 22, 24, & September 7, 12, 14, 19, 21
Saturday September 10, 8:00am - 5:00pm 
Saturday September 17, 8:00am - 12:00pm

CWNP Wireless

ZNET-011 Essentials for CWTS (Certified Wireless Technology Specialist) Certification (24 hours)
Fee: $599  includes all books, materials and practice exams
Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:00pm -9:00pm
Oct 17, 19, 24, 26, 31 & November 2  


Certified Fiber Optic Technician Course

ZTEC-120 Certified Fiber Optics Technician Course (CFOT) – (24 hours)
Fee: $700 (includes textbook, study materials, CD, exams and consumables) Includes 1-year membership to FOA
September 12-14, M, T, & W, 8:00am - 5:00pm

ZTEC-123 Certified Fiber Optics Specialist in Testing & Maintenance (CFOS/T) - (16 Hours)
Fee: $675 (includes textbook, CD, exams, and FOA application fee)
September 15 & 16, TH & F, 8:00am - 5:00pm

ZTEC-122 :Certified Fiber Optics Splicing Specialist Course (CFOS/S) (16 Hours)
Fee: $675 ( includes textbook, CD, exams and FOA application fee)
September 17 & 18, SA & Sun, 8:00am - 5:00pm

ZTEC-121 Certified Fiber Optic Specialist Outside Plant (CFOS/O) (16 Hours)
Fee: $775 (includes textbook, CD, exams and FOA application fee)
Not Currently Scheduled

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