Learning for Life

Whether you want to advance your professional career or take a few courses for personal enrichment, the Centers for Continuing Education at Jamestown Community College connect you to your goals. We offer programs taught by experienced professionals at each of our four locations. For employers, we provide workforce training so that your employees have the tools they need to thrive in a constantly evolving workplace. For individuals, we offer a variety of courses so that you can explore an interest, develop skills, and enhance your career. Take the opportunity to learn with the Centers for Continuing Education at JCC.

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Workforce Training

The Centers for Continuing Education at Jamestown Community College provide customized workforce training solutions, consulting, and assessment services to businesses throughout Chautauqua and Cattaraugus County.

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Whether you're in the beginning stages of starting your own business or you've been up and running for years, we have the tools you need to help you reach your goals.

Featured Programs

Points/Insurance Reduction Courses

Location: Olean, Jamestown and Dunkirk

<p>The Point/Insurance Reduction Program, offered through the National Traffic Safety Institute and approved by the Department of Motor Vehicles, offers participants a way to reduce driver record violation points and/or insurance premiums. Saturday and daytime classes have a 1/2 hour lunch on your own. <em>Please bring your driver’s license to class</em>. <strong>Note: Students must arrive at this class promptly by 9 a.m. or 6 p.m. If you are late, you will not be admitted. We strictly adhere to this policy. This applies to every JCC location.</strong></p>

Notary Public

Location: Olean, Jamestown and Dunkirk

This seminar prepares individuals for the NYS test and provides a comprehensive view of the notary public office. Confusing laws, concepts, and procedures are clarified in plain English. Examples are provided to illuminate situations that the officer is likely to encounter such as avoiding conflicts of interest, maintaining professional ethics and much more. Tuition includes text.

English As A Second Language (ESL) Level II

Location: Dunkirk and Jamestown

<p>Do you have basic English language reading, writing and speaking skills? Would you like to improve your English language skills to help you communicate at work and in the community? This course is for high-level beginners who have a basic level of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Placement testing is provided to ensure students are in the correct level.</p>

Register

Jamestown Community College's Center for Continuing Education provides three easy ways to register for non-credit and personal enrichment courses: by phone, by mail, or in person.

By Phone

Jamestown Campus: 716.338.1005
Cattaraugus County Campus: 716.376.7506
North County Center: 716.363.6500

By Mail

Print and complete our registration form. Mail it to the location where you are registering for the program. When registering by mail, please review the payment policies on the registration form and remember to include your payment.

In Person

Stop by the location where you are registering for your program, and one of our staff members will be happy to assist you in registering for your courses(s) and processing your payment.

No shows and cancellations fewer than three days prior to the class are subject to the full registration fee. JCC reserves the right to postpone or cancel courses due to insufficient enrollment. 

Our Centers

With three training and conference centers throughout the southern tier of western New York and one in Warren, PA, JCC’s Centers for Continuing Education provide easily accessible learning opportunities. Our centers in New York are also available for meetings, conferences, and company trainings. All training and conference facilities at JCC are smoke-free.

JCC is a Pearson Vue testing location. We allow the delivery of various certification exams through a secure and reliable testing environment at our New York centers. Pearson Vue is the world’s leading computer-based testing and assessment business; through their services, more than 14 million people each year have the opportunity to gain certification in the fields of information technology, education, business, and academics. Some test sponsors are Microsoft, CompTIA, Child Development Credential, and New York/Pennsylvania State teaching certifications.

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