New Continuing Education Courses Debut in February

Includes Foreign Language, Business, Technical, Creative and Computer courses

January 29, 2013 – Collin College Continuing Education debuts eight new courses starting in February.

  • Spanish for Retail Sales meets Mondays and Wednesdays, Feb. 11-March 27 from 7–9 p.m.  Students seeking to communicate with confidence to Spanish speaking customers will benefit from industry specific vocabulary learned in this 24 hour, twelve session course.  Fee:  $129. For more information, visit

  • Notary Signing Agent meets Sat., Feb. 23 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.  Highly qualified notary signing agents are in demand and are specifically trained in facilitating mortgage closings.  Fee:  $79.  For more information, visit

  • Certified Fiber Optics Technician, CFOT meets Tuesday-Friday, Feb. 5–8 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  In this 32-hour, four session hands-on certification preparation course, students will apply ANSI/TIA/EIA standards.  Fee: $1,599. For more information, visit

  • Certified Premises Cabling Technician, CPCT meets Tuesday-Friday, Feb. 19–22 from 8 a.m.–5 p.m.  This course will prepare the student for CPCT exam sanctioned by the Fiber Optics Association. Fee:  $1,599. For more information, visit

  • Creative Nonfiction meets Wednesdays, Feb. 6- March 13 from 6:30–9:30 p.m.  Students will learn the techniques of writing real life into page-turning nonfiction in this 18-hour, six session course.  Fee:   $119. For more information, visit

  • SolidWorks CSWA I meets Wednesdays and Fridays Feb. 8-March 22 from 6:30–8:30 p.m.  In this 24-hour, 12 session blended classroom and online course, students begin preparation for the Certified SolidWorks Associate certification exam that is held at the end of the CSWA II course.  Fee:  $249. For more information, visit

  • Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2010 is an 18 hour, six session Microsoft Certification preparation course that meets Mondays and Wednesdays, Feb. 18-March 6 from 6:30–9:30 p.m.  Fee:  $249.  For more information, visit

  • Android Application Development - User Interface meets Mondays, Feb. 25-April 15 from 6:30–9:30 p.m.  Mobile app development continues to be in demand.  This 24-hour, eight session course continues past the basics by teaching how to create a rich user interface.  Fee:  $279.  For more information, visit

To register for any of these courses visit or call 972.985.3711. All of these courses are taught at the Collin College Courtyard Center at 4800 Preston Park Blvd., Plano, Texas, 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.

Collin College serves nearly 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.