Interested area residents still have time to apply for full-time adult education courses at Buckeye Career Center. Full-time adult courses begin Aug. 26, 2019, with adult orientation planned for Aug. 21. Applications are being accepted for cosmetology; heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration; heavy equipment/CDL-A operator, medical assisting; medical office and billing specialist; utility lineworker; and new this year, welding technology. The programs last nine months, with the exception of cosmetology (two-year program), and meet during the school year August-May in the day or evening hours, depending on each class. Programs include a 120-150 hour externship in the spring, allowing students to gain experience in a work environment prior to completing their training.

Students enrolled in full-time programs must have a high school diploma or GED, and certain programs have additional admission requirements. Those who qualify may receive federal financial aid or veteran’s training assistance. Please contact student services at 1.800.227.1665 or 330.339.2288 to schedule an appointment.

Full-time program orientation is planned for Aug. 21, beginning at 5 p.m. Students should plan to attend from 5 to 7 p.m. in the BCC cafeteria. To RSVP, call the adult education office at 330-308-5720.

Additionally, short-term career enhancement and hobby classes beginning in the fall include: machining, welding, industrial electricity, cake decorating, sign language and more. For a full list of programs, view the Buckeye Career Center Adult Education catalog by visiting http://www.buckeyecareercenter.org/ProgramCatalog.aspx. Buckeye Career Center is located at 545 University Drive, NE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.