Continuing Education

Continuing Education


The College offers several continuing education courses in plumbing coding (tiers I-IV) and the Opticianry field.

National & State Opticianry Certification Review Courses

The College offers three short-courses designed to help prepare apprentice opticians for national and state certification exams. Each course is recognized by the Massachusetts Department of Labor and Division of Apprentice Training & Development for 10 hours towards the Apprentice Optician requirement for formal education hours. The review courses offered are:

  • Review in Optics and Contact Lens Design
  • Review in Optics and Prescription Spectacle Design
  • Practical Review in Optical Instrumentation & Rx Analysis

For full details about the Opticianry Certification Review Courses, call the Admissions Office at 617-588-1368 or e-mail. The cost of each review course is $295. Financial aid is not available for these courses.

Plumbing Coding (Tiers I-IV)

The plumbing program is designed and aligned with the State 5-tier code requirement and also the State Continuing Education code requirements. The certificate consists of 110 class hours per tier. Each tier takes approximately five months to complete. Students are responsible for their own code books. The courses are currently taught by a Boston City plumbing inspector. These semester long courses start in September and January of each year.

The cost of each tier of the Plumbing Coding course is $1,200. Financial Aid is not available for these courses. For additional information about the Plumbing Coding courses call the Admissions Office at 617-588-1368 or e-mail.