IT Certifications & Software Applications

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.

If you would like to request that information be mailed to you as it becomes available, please call STCC Workforce Development at (413) 755-4225 and let us know your profession and ask that your name and address be added to our mailing list.

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Short OS & Networking  Programs

ZCMP-427 Introduction to Local Area Networks (LANs) (8 hours)
Fee: $169
September 28 & 30th, 5:00pm - 9:00pm

ZCMP-536 TCP/IP Networking Essentials (8 hours)
Fee: $169
October 26 & 28th, 5:00pm - 9:00pm

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ZAPL-007 PC/Network Technician Certification Program - (156 hours)
CompTIA A+, Microsoft MTA and CWTS Wireless Certifications
Next Program Begins September 2015
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Fee: $3,175

ZNET-030 Master PC\Network Helpdesk Technician Certification (308 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

Program will run from September 14 through January 29th, 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
Next program begins August  2015


ZNET- 003 Essentials for Cisco CCENT Certification (40 hours)
Fee: $1,195
Next program begins July 6th

CWNP Wireless

ZNET-011 Essentials for CWTS (Certified Wireless Technology Specialist) Certification (24 hours)
Fee: $599
Next Program begins in October


ZMSC-035  Microsoft Windows Operating System Essentials: MTA Exam  98-349 (32 hours)
Fee: $699 
Next Program begins in April 2015

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
April 13 - 15, Monday-Wednesday, 8:00am – 5:00pm OR
June 15-17, Monday-Wednesday, 8:00am – 5:00pm OR
December 7-9, Monday-Wednesday, 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)
April 18 & 19, Saturday & Sunday, 8:00am – 5:00pm OR
June 20-21, Saturday & Sunday, 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)
April 16 & 17, Thursday & Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm OR
June 18 & 19, Thursday & Friday,8:00am – 5:00pm OR
December 10 & 11, Thursday & Friday, 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)
 December 12 & 13, Saturday & Sunday, 8:00am – 5:00pm


Software Applications

Financial/Accounting Applications

ZCMP-596 Introduction to QuickBooks (8 hours)
Fee: $169


Microsoft Office Applications

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Office Word (2013)

ZCMP-053 Microsoft Word 2013 - Core Level Certification (8 hours)
Fee: $169

Office Excel (2013)

ZCMP-056 Microsoft Excel 2013 - Core Level Certification (8 hours)
Fee: $169


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Project Management Program

Springfield Technical Community College has partnered with MindEdge to deliver state of the Art Web-based educational offerings in the area of Project Management.

MindEdge is an innovative, educational content provider of online training and courseware to colleges & universities.  These programs feature narrative learning (including simulations, just-in-time scenarios, and case studies) enhanced by technology innovation and a focus on continuous improvement for content and courses.

Project Management Long Courses  
Agile Certified Practitioner Exam Prep Introduction to Agile
Managing Real World Projects PMP® Exam Prep Course
Project Management for Information Technology Project Management Team Leadership
Project Risk Management: PMI-RMP Exam Prep Quality Management Basics
Project Management Short Courses
Agile Team Challenges Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers
Ethics for Project Managers Integrating Agile and Waterfall Practices
PMP 1 - Introduction to Project Management PMP 2 - Project Processes and Project Integration Management
PMP 3 – Project Scope Management PMP 4 – Project Time Management
PMP 5 – Project Cost Management PMP 6 – Project Quality Management
PMP 7 – Project Human Resource Management PMP 8 – Project Communications Management
PMP 9 – Project Risk Management PMP 10 - Project Procurement Management
PMP 11- PMP Practice Exams & Exam Strategies    
Project Management Simulations
4CShare Global Project Management Simulation Allerton Connector HighwayProject Management Simulation
HealthMax Software: Project Management Simulation     



We offer a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All of our courses include expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Our online courses are affordable (typically less than $100), fast, convenient, and geared just for you.

Courses run for six weeks, and new sessions start monthly. These instructor-facilitated courses are engaging and highly interactive with a new lesson delivered each Wednesday and Friday. On average, students complete each lesson in two hours or less, or just 20-24 hours of instruction time.


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STCC Workforce Development 
Web-based Courses

We offer a wide range of courses that you take entirely over the Internet.  These programs range from short courses (1-8 hours) to comprehensive programs.



Gatlin: Online Career Training Courses

Gatlin Education Services has partnered with STCC to offer over 40 Online career training and continuing education courses that are designed to provide the workforce skills necessary to acquire professional caliber positions for many in-demand occupations. GES offers over 60 online certificate programs in the Allied Health, Computer-Internet, Business, Technical and Construction industries.