Tri-Rivers Career Center—Adult Education

Changing Lives Through Education

Tri-Rivers Career Center—Adult Education’s mission is to educate students in an engaging environment for tomorrow’s opportunities in the workforce and community.

We, the adult education staff strive to work as an effective team. We are an integral part of education that links business/industry and agencies within our community. We provide lifelong, continuous learning for a diverse adult population enabling students to overcome barriers and enhance the quality of life for themselves and their families. We utilize practical skills with an eye toward technological advancement.  At Tri-Rivers we are changing lives through education.


Tri-Rivers Career Center – Center for Adult Education’s career technical programs are accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE). The school is a member of the University System of Ohio. Our Career Development programs are approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education. Our Practical Nursing and LPN-RN Programs are approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing.

Our Public Safety Programs are approved by the Ohio Department of Public Safety, EMS Accreditation #329. Our EMT-Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program CAAHEP as recommended by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Program for the Emergency Medical Services Professions CoAEMSP.

Adult Education School Catalog – Handbook 23-24


Adult Education Courses and Services


Workforce Development
We encourage partnerships with local business and industry by offering our Workforce Development Job Readiness Training. We work with local employers to develop new skills and training—helping their employees grow and be more productive. We can develop customized training classes for your specific needs.


Career Counseling
Employees looking to advance in their chosen profession, or thinking of making a change, can work with our Adult Education team through our career counseling services.

Current Training Programs
Whatever your field of interest, Tri-Rivers Career Center—Adult Education has a program that will interest you.

Healthcare—Our extensive training includes Nurse Aide, Patient Care Technician, Practical Nursing and our first-in-Ohio LPN to RN Transitions Program.

Industrial Maintenance—You will get the skills sets you need to compete in the workplace with training in blueprint reading, hydraulics, electrical and mechanical troubleshooting, welding and more.

Welding, Fabrication & Allied Processes—If you are interested in learning a universal skill that is in high demand and which is not limited to one industry or geographical area, then a career in welding may be for you. Our Welding, Fabrication, and Allied Processes program provides training in the dynamic and challenging field of welding.

Tri-Rivers RAMTEC (Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing Technology Education Collaborative)—RAMTEC part of the Tri-Rivers main campus at 2222 Marion-Mt. Gilead Road, Marion, OH.  Offering FANUC Robotics, Motoman Robotics, Parker Hydraulics, Mitsubishi PLC, Allen-Bradley PLC, Lincoln Robotic Welding, and Welding & Fabrication. Details at