With the North Texas economy beginning to bounce back, Collin College Continuing Education provides the training necessary to get a “hot job” in Collin County and the surrounding areas.

Retail Sales Management Certificate Series

6:30-9:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays

June 3-July 31

Certificate Series Fee:  $259

Projections indicate 5,758 retail job openings could be available in Collin and Dallas counties between 2013-2015. Those seeking to advance in their retail career will benefit from 48-hour, 16-session certificate series specific to retail management. For more information, visit collin.edu/ce/certificates/cert_retail_manage.html.

 

Administrative Office Procedures (part of Administrative Assistant Certificate Series)

9 a.m.-noon on Mondays and Wednesdays

June 3-12

Course fees in this certificate series range between:  $79-$129

This 150-hour, 10-course certificate series kicks off with the Administrative Office Procedures course. Projections indicate 3,814 job openings could be available in Collin and Dallas counties between 2013-2015. For more information, visit collin.edu/ce/certificates/cert_b_adminasst.html.

 

Professional Truck Driver I and II

7:30 a.m-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

June 24-July 5 and July 8-19 at the Central Park Campus in McKinney

Fee:  $4,250

Projections indicate 2,949 Commercial Truck Driver openings could be available in Collin and Dallas counties between 2013-2015. This 200 hour, four week hands-on DOT approved training series prepares students for the Commercial Driver’s License test, CDL. For more information, visit collin.edu/ce/courses/PTDI_II.html.

 

Supervisory Management Certificate Series

6:30-9:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays

June 3-August 21

Fee: $399

Projections indicate 2,549 manager/supervisor job openings could be available in Collin and Dallas counties between 2013-2015. The 72-hour, 24-session Supervisory Management Certificate Series provides new and current supervisors the needed skills to lead today’s workforce. For more information, visit collin.edu/ce/certificates/superman.html.

 

Nurse Aide Training

8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Saturdays

1-5 p.m. on Sundays

June 1-July 1

Fee:  $1,699

Projections indicate 1,939 job openings could be available in Collin and Dallas counties between 2013-2015. Individuals seeking to become a Certified Nursing Aide/Assistant, CNA will be interested in this 75-hour, 11-session certification preparation Continuing Education course. For more information, visit collin.edu/ce/courses_b_NurseAide.html.

 

Clinical Medical Assistant Training

9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays

June 24-Sept. 30

Fee:  $2,995

Projections indicate 984 Certified Medical Assistant job openings could be available in Collin and Dallas counties between 2013-2015. This 294-hour, 28-session certification training prepares students for national certification (NRCMA). For more information, visit collin.edu/ce/courses/cma.html.

 

Certified Bookkeeper

6:30-9:30 p.m. on Tuesdays

June 4-Sept. 3

Course, workbooks, and exam fees:  $729

Projections indicate 1,880 job openings could be available in Collin and Dallas counties between 2013-2015. For more information, visit collin.edu/ce/courses/certbook.html.

 

CompTIA Net+ Certification

8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturdays

1 – 5 p.m. on Sundays

June 1-16

Fee:  $449

Projections indicate 1,378 Computer Network Specialist job openings could be available in Collin and Dallas counties between 2013-2015. In this 36 hour, six session certification training prepares students for the Certification exam. For more information, visit collin.edu/ce/courses_comptia.html.

 

Marketing Project Certificate Series

6:30–9:30 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays

June 3-Aug. 1

Certificate series fee:  $259

Projections indicate 1,195 marketing job openings could be available in Collin and Dallas counties between 2013-2015. This 48-hour, 16-session series uses a wide range of tools and techniques to leverage information, technology and knowledge to support your marketing project. For more information, visit collin.edu/ce/certificates/cert_b_marketing.html.

 

Search Engine Optimization for Small Business – Basic (part of the Internet Marketing Certificate Series)

6:30–9:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays

June 5-24

Course fees in this certificate series range between:  $169-$219

Students take four core courses and then choose two electives that address additional skills they seek. This hands-on series kicks off with Search Engine Optimization for Small Business – Basic. For more information, visit collin.edu/ce/certificates/internetmarketing.html.

 

To register, visit collin.edu/ce/register or call 972-985-3711. Courses are taught at the Collin College Courtyard Center at 4800 Preston Park Blvd. in Plano unless otherwise noted.

Collin College Continuing Education is the leading career skills training institution for adults who are not seeking a degree. More than 53 certificate series and certification preparation training programs are offered in the health care, computer, administrative, manufacturing, logistics, education, management, service and hospitality career fields.

 

About Collin College

Collin College serves about 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development. Visit collin.edu.