Prepare for a Certification or License

Western Suffolk BOCES, Wilson Tech offers courses that will help prepare you to earn a certificate or license that can help you gain a promotion or change careers. Take a look at the wide range of course offerings listed below and register early to learn new skills that can help prepare you to earn more!

Certification/LicenseCertifying/Licensing Agency

Appearance Enhancement

CosmetologyNYS Education Department
EstheticsNYS Education Department
Hair ExtensionsSO.CAP.USA


Automotive TechnicianNational Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)


PowerplantFederal Aviation Administration (FAA)
AirframeFederal Aviation Administration (FAA)


A+ Certification(COMPTIA)
Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)Cisco Certifications
Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching (CCNA R&S)EntryCisco Certificaitons
Linux +(COMPTIA Online Only)


Home InspectionNYS Department of State


Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)NYS Department of Motor Vehicles


First AidAmerican Safety & Health Institute
CPR, BLS, AEDAmerican Heart Association
Diagnostic Medical SonographyCommission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs /American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
EKG/Monitor TechNational Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
Foundations of IV TherapyWilson Technological Center
Hospital Admissions ClerkWilson Technological Center
Infection Control/Preventing Disease TransmissionWilson Technological Center
Insurance & Coding SpecialistNational Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
Medical AssistingAmerican Medical Technologists (AMT)
American Medical TechnologistsAmerican Medical Technologists (AMT)
Medical Office Coding and Billing SpecialistNational Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
Nurse AssistingWilson Technological Center & NYS Dept. of Health
Pharmacy TechnicianPharmacy Technician Certification Board
Phlebotomy (through Medical Assisting Program)National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
Physical/Occupational Therapy AideWilson Technological Center
PICC/Midline InsertionWilson Technological Center
Practical NursingNYS Education Department, NYS Board of Nursing
Surgical TechnologyCommission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs/National Board of Surgical Technology & Surgical Assistants

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC)

Refrigerant Transition and RecoveryESCO Institute; EPA 608 Cert.

Interior Design and Decoration

Interior Design and DecorationWilson Technological Center


Marine Technical SpecialistWilson Technological Center, possible cerficiations include: Yamaha, Evinrude, Mercury, ABYC, NMZA

Personal Trainer

Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)

Private Investigator

Private InvestigatorNYS Department of State
Veterinary AssistingWilson Technological Center
WeldingAmerican Society for Mechanical Engineers, the American Welding Society and the Materials Test Lab

Debra Montaruli
Principal, Adult Career and Technical Programs
2015 Western Suffolk BOCES
17 Westminster Ave., Dix Hills, NY 11746
(631) 667-6000, ext. 320