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Hot Jobs, Cool Courses in CE to Start in June

May 20, 2013– 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 http://bit.ly/ceRmgt.

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 http://bit.ly/CEadmin.

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 http://bit.ly/CEtruck.

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 http://bit.ly/ceSuprMgt.

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 http://bit.ly/CeCNA.

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 http://bit.ly/CEcma.

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 http://bit.ly/CEcertbook .

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 http://bit.ly/CompTIAce.

Marketing Project Certificate Series
6:30–9:30 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays
June 3-August 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 http://bit.ly/CEmproj .

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 http://bit.ly/ceNetMktg.

To register, visit www.collin.edu/ce/register or call 972-985-3711. 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.