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    COVID-19 Closure UPDATE - Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) has announced all schools in the Commonwealth will remain closed Indefinitely as a result of the COVID-19 Response Efforts. 

    STUDENTS & PARENTS - Please view your instructors webpage and your HCCTC emails for further instructional information. Look for more information in our NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENT section of our website or on our Facebook page. 

    VISITORS - All scheduled meetings and events have been cancelled Indefinitely. ALL HCCTC physical locations will be closed to the public, students and visitors Indefinitely.  Please feel free to contact us by email if you are in need of assistance. We will be available electronically to support our education community during this time. 

    Executive Director - Tony Payne - tpayne@hcctc.org

    Adult Education Coordinator - Laura Hicks - lhicks@hcctc.org

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Adult Education

Laura Hicks
Adult Education Coordinator

814-643-0951 Ext: 1016


By its very nature, vocational training offers an abundance of hands-on instruction specific to the field to which you’re aspiring. And, with training for many of the fastest-growing careers available at vocational schools nationwide, it makes perfect career sense to get moving. Training and certification that is relevant to the vocation in which you hope to one day pursue a lucrative career is key. Employers seek out those who have the knowledge, background, and experience from a school that presents customized courses, be it in auto mechanics, nursing, HVAC repair, electrician, the trades, and more. You may be the type who learns best when you’re exposed to training in a hands-on setting, one that takes place in a classroom where lessons mimic the real world of work. If so, the vocational training program at HCCTC presents a brighter alternative for you to fulfill your get-ahead goals. Gone are courses that teach things you’ll very rarely use; in their places are classes that relay the on-the-job skills necessary to the trade field you’re pursuing. Why wait? Explore top vocational school programs and vocational courses now. Afterward, you’ll be this much closer to getting ahead!

Daytime Adult Course Information:

  • The Daytime Adult Education programs are 900 hours (1 school year).
  • Students are responsible for transportation. Expenses for uniforms and certification/licensing may be additional if not incorporated in the student’s tuition.
  • For tuition fees, scheduling and questions, please contact our Adult & Continuing Education Office at (814) 643-0951 ext. 1016 or email at adulted@hcctc.org
  • Registration
    • Stop by the Adult & Continuing Education Office Monday - Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. to register.

Funding assistance may be available for qualified individuals enrolled in some programs such as: 

  • Pennsylvania CareerLink
  • Trade Act Assistance (Dislocated Workers)
  • Workforce Innovations and Opportunities Act 
  • Veteran’s Affairs 
  • Office of Vocational Rehabilitation  

Contact Information

Coordinator:  Laura Hicks
Email:  lhicks@hcctc.org

Secretary:  Dianne Stewart
Email: dstewart@hcctc.org