Skilled Trades

The STCC Workforce Development team offers an extensive array of programs as well as many continuing education programs for people working in the trades . 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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Electrician Training

Journeyman Electrician Training Program 

Completion of the full Electrical 1, 2, 3, and 4 courses meet that training requirement. This curriculum was developed by the National Center for Construction Education and Research, published by Prentice Hall, and is a nationally recognized, standardized competency based program.

ZELC-001 Electrical 1 (168 hours) (Must have prior electrical experience to enroll in Jan - April classes)
Fee: $1340
September 15, 2015 - April  16, 2016
Tuesday & Thursday, 5:00pm - 8:00pm

ZELC-002 Electrical 2  (168 hours) (Must have prior electrical experience to enroll in Jan - April classes)
Fee: $1340
September 15, 2015 - April  16, 2016
Tuesday & Thursday, 5:00pm - 8:00pm

ZELC-003 Electrical 3 (168 hours) (Must have prior electrical experience to enroll in Jan - April classes)
Fee: $1340
September 15, 2015 - April  16, 2016
Tuesday & Thursday, 5:00pm - 8:00pm

ZELC-004 Electrical 4 (Code Review) (168 hours) (Must have prior electrical experience to enroll in Jan - April classes)
Fee: $1340
September 15, 2015 - April  16, 2016
Tuesday & Thursday, 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Master Electrician

ZELC-012 Masters Electrician Class (168 hours)
Fee: $1,375
September 14, 2015 - April 15, 2016
Monday & Wednesday, 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Financing Your Training Needs
Loan Programs for Your Education

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
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)
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)
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


Skilled Trades

ZDIS-500 Commercial Food Equipment Repair: Basic Technician Training Program  Web-based - (NEW)
FEE: $1,495

ZTRD-030 Sheet Metal 2 (168 hours)
Fee: $1,060

ZTRD-503 Introduction to Blueprint Reading (12 hours)
Fee: $189

ZTEC-001 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (15 hours)
Fee: $xxx

 Contractor License


Massachusetts Construction Supervisor's License (CSL) Exam Prep (24.5 hours)

EPA Certified Lead Renovator - Recertification Course  (4 hours) (instructor-led)


Environmental, Water, and Wastewater CE Courses

EPA Certified Lead Renovator - Recertification Course  (4 hours) (instructor-led)
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Wastewater Treatment Operators CE Courses (web-based)

Solid Waste Courses (web-based) 


Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) &
Hazardous Material Handling

Hazardous Materials & Safety Courses (web-based)
Environmental Technology online Courses


Web-based Education Providers

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.


Web-based High school


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.