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Non-Credit Programs: Free to Community

FREE Career Training Certificates


The Trade Technician, Cal OSHA Forklift, and Customer Service Career Training Certificates are a non-credit, no cost, hands-on experience course designed to teach students the basic principles to high demand core skills and trades that touches nearly every industry and business in our local community. These are innovative 6 week courses designed to engage high school students, adult education, high risk youth, the unemployed, veterans, homeless and those seeking retraining opportunities. 


These FREE programs are designed to deploy employable skills in just 6 weeks allowing for completers in this program to have the entry level experience and knowledge to enter the workforce immediately by applying for entry-level job openings in any business sector. By removing financial and time-constraint barriers for those who have children or other personal obligations this gives them the ability to schedule flexible hands-on training times in a post-COVID environment, ensuring a high success rate of completers of the program. Upon completion of the course, students will have the opportunity to apply for employment through our job placement program or participate in a paid internship program with our community partners.


Free Career Training Interest Form

non credit certificates
Complete the FREE Certificate in 3 Classes:
  1. Trade Technician
  2. Customer Service
  3. Digital Literacy
Learn OSHA safety standards, hand and power tools, construction basics and drawings, welding, plumbing, electrical, HVAC and even customer service.