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.

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

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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

ZELC-002 Electrical 2  (168 hours) (Must have prior electrical experience to enroll in Jan - April classes)
Fee: $1340

ZELC-003 Electrical 3 (168 hours) (Must have prior electrical experience to enroll in Jan - April classes)
Fee: $1340

ZELC-004 Electrical 4 (Code Review) (168 hours) (Must have prior electrical experience to enroll in Jan - April classes)
Fee: $1340

Master Electrician

ZELC-012 Masters Electrician Class (168 hours)
Fee: $1,375

Financing Your Training Needs
Financing  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
March 28 - 30, Monday - Wednesday, 8:00am - 5pm

ZTEC-123 Certified Fiber Optics Specialist in Testing & Maintenance (CFOS/T) - (16 Hours)
Fee: $675 (includes textbook, CD, exams, and FOA application fee)
March 31 - April 1, 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)
April 2 - 3, Saturday & Sunday, 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)
Not currently scheduled


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)

Web-based Education Providers


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.