Center for Adult and Workforce Education

The Center for Adult and Workforce Education serves the community by offering short-term career and technical training along with a high school equivalency pathway. We aim to provide thorough but efficient educational coursework leading to employment into competitive industries quickly. Our career certificate credentials are stackable and transferrable to associate degree programs so graduating students can decide to continue their education and further expand their employment opportunities. We also offer GED® Prep classes to help prepare students looking to earn a high school diploma through the GED® exam. 

Our high-quality programs help students reach personal, educational and professional goals, and are scheduled to accommodate busy work and home lives.

Workforce Jumpstart - Get $$$ for Education

Are you interested in pursuing an in-demand trade while working towards your high school diploma? If so, would you like some free money to help pay for that training? As part of our Workforce Jumpstart initiative, Duke Energy is providing grant funding for our adult education students to help them get a head start on their careers. Participating students will have a significant portion of their tuition, fees and books paid for as they begin their pursuit of a trade. Fast-track programs include:

Want more information about this exciting new opportunity? Contact Jeff Sellers, Adult Education Transition Advisor, by email or by phone at 407.708.2630.

Center for Adult & Workforce Education news

A student works on a fire sprinkler system panel.
Seminole State College is one of 11 Florida College System institutions to receive funding from the Florida Department of Educations’ Expansion of Registered Apprenticeship and Pre-apprenticeship (ERAP) Grant. The program is designed to offer public post-secondary organizations grant funds to start or expand registered apprenticeship and/or pre-apprenticeship programs that partner with small businesses.
Student works on an electrical panel.
The Foundation for Seminole State College was one of several organizations to be awarded a grant from Duke Energy to support a wide range of education and community assistance initiatives across Florida.
Basim Khartabil, associate vice president to the School of Construction, Design, Engineering and Information Technologies.
Seminole State College of Florida welcomes Basim Khartabil as the new associate vice president to the new School of Construction, Design, Engineering and Information Technologies.
Fludumi Dade leans against a wall. He wears a tool belt.
Faldumi Dade was one of the students to take advantage of the Workforce Jumpstart program to take the next step in his professional life and expand his options to Go Far.
Daytime outdoor campus photo at SC building entrance
A new academic school at Seminole State College of Florida will incorporate the former School of Engineering, Design and Construction and the former School of Academic Foundations to create the School of Construction, Design, Engineering and Information Technologies.
A man works as an electrical lineman. He is hooked into a harness up on a telephone poll. He is wearing a hard hat and is focusing on his work.
Seminole State College of Florida has received a $10,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation to empower communities in Central Florida by a workforce jumpstart initiative.
Andrew Aylies (left) won the trade Safety Award and Nicholas Beavers finished third in the Fire Sprinkler Trade Competition.
Two Seminole State Fire Sprinkler System Technology students took part in the 2019 Association of Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) National Craft Championships (NCC) and earned medals.