Workforce Development

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get in touch

Please call 413.552.2587 or email our office and leave your name and contact information, and one of our staff will be in touch within 24 hours.

Whether you're an employer in need of workforce training, or an individual seeking to polish your resume or take your career in a new direction, HCC can help. We offer a wide range of options, from credit degree and certificate programs to professional certifications and resume-building courses for current and new employees.

For individuals

Love the field you're in but want to advance? HCC offers courses and certificates that allow you to sharpen your skills and enhance your resume. Thinking of going in a different direction? HCC can help you start a new career in one of a variety of fields. Register online today!

A few of the programs we offer:

  • Emergency medical technician (EMT) training
  • Essentials of supervision
  • Performance appraisals
  • Managing & resolving content
  • ABCs of management
  • CEUs for K-12 teachers
  • Coding Or User Experience Design (online bootcamps)
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • Cisco network training
  • Real estate agent prep
  • Grant writing
  • Business administration
  • Accounting
  • Commercial drivers license

Ready to get started? Register today!

cannabis training

Start a new career in this growing field visit the Cannabis Education Center website for more information!

Responsible Vendor Training for Cannabis Industry Employers

Comprehensive training covers Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission regulations, compliance practices, health, and safety standards. Visit the Cannabis Education Center for detailed information.

For Employers

HCC and Springfield Technical Community College offer affordable, custom employee training and organizational planning and assessment through Training & Workforce Options (TWO), a one-of-a-kind collaboration serving for profit and non profit businesses in the Pioneer Valley.  Services include:

  • Employee training & coaching skills
  • Supervisor & management training
  • Customized workforce training
  • Organizational planning

Learn more here.

online workforce programs

Ed2Go logo Online Workforce Courses
Offered in collaboration with Ed2go, courses range from accounting and finance to writing and publishing. Led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors, the courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you. Explore our catalog!

For specialized career training in some of today's most lucrative careers, check out these offerings.

**Students considering specialized career training are strongly advised to consult with your state's certification and/or credentialing authorities for that profession prior to selecting coursework.

MindEdge logo Online Workforce Certificate Programs
Looking for effective, affordable certificate programs for supervisors, managers and business leaders? MindEdge offers certificates in business communications, project management, effective presentations, grant-writing and more. Explore your options!

VESi logo Online Continuing Education for K-12 Educators
Earn Massachusetts PDP's with accredited, self-paced, user-friendly courses from VESI. Packed with practical applications for the classroom, courses are offered in both undergraduate (UPDL) and graduate (GPDL) professional development levels. Register today!

Upright logo Online Tech Training
Upright, a workforce training company, offers online job-ready training in high-tech fields, including software development and design. Learn more.

  • Tech Sales
  • Digital Marketing
  • Data Analytics


Sign up for a workforce development or personal enrichment program today.

Register now

Arvard Lingham

Staff Assistant, Kittredge Center Operations

Business & Community Services

Kittredge Center 221A

413.552.2320 (Tel)