Celebrating over 35 years of career training in Amherst, MA


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    Since 1974, Skills Career Education Center has provided thousands of people with hands-on job training.  Whether you need training to upgrade your current job skills, or start new in one of our high demand career programs, our committed training professionals can help you change your life.

    We provide individualized, hands-on training which is self-paced so that each student can learn and acquire knowledge at their own speed.

    Our instructors, who are fully experienced in their field, helps each individual receive the know-how and expertise needed for today's employment opportunities, which can provide job satisfaction and increased earning. 

Skills uses a rolling enrollment schedule which allows students to begin their training program at any time during the school year.

Skills works with many public and private agencies which fund training in our community: 

  • WIA & Workforce Development
  • Veterans Training
  • Dislocated Worker Program
  • Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission
  • Transitional Assistance
  • Workman's Compensation
Skills has a variety of financial aid programs available as well as payment plans.

We are licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

   Certificates are awarded upon successful completion of any programs or courses we offer.

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 Skills Career Education Center * 150 Fearing Street * Amherst,  MA 01002 * 413-549-2686
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