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Job Skills

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What do you want to learn? What do you need to learn?

“I need to brush up on my Spanish language skills so I can communicate better with my coworkers.”

“I haven’t had much experience with computers, and now I need to work with Excel spreadsheets for my job.”

“I am terrified of public speaking, but lately I’ve been asked to give several presentations to community groups. How can I become more comfortable speaking in front of an audience?”

There are a lot of reasons to come to Cabrillo. Maybe you need to improve a specific skill that’s required by your job. You might be interested in pursuing a certificate or a degree. Whatever your educational goal, we can help.

Whether you’re looking to develop hard (technical) skills or soft (people) skills, we’ll make sure you wind up with transferrable skills that you can apply on the job or in your daily life.

You can start right away by exploring the majors or programs you’re looking for—or make an appointment to talk with one of our counselors to help you find the best courses to suit your needs.

Visit our Academics & Careers page for more information

What We Offer

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Discover Your Passion Here

We're proud of the fact that breakthroughs happen at Cabrillo. We've had so many students discover theirs here.  Read more >

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Our Faculty and Staff

Among the strengths of Cabrillo College is our ability to attract and support excellent faculty and staff. Read more >

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Campus Life

The more you are actively involved in campus life, the greater success you’ll have in college, no matter what your goals.  Read more >

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Job Skills

There are a lot of reasons to come to Cabrillo. Whatever your educational goal, we can help.  Read more >

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Monterey Bay Area

There are few locations more beautiful or compelling to earn your degree or certificate than in the Monterey Bay Area of California.  Read more >

Students Speak Out

What students say about Cabrillo College:

Katie

"Both the small class sizes and diverse student body have helped me decide that Cabrillo College is where I want to continue my education!"-Katie
Communication Studies

Santiago

"The classes and teachers here at Cabrillo are very engaging and not afraid to tackle tough concepts!"-Santiago
Engineering

Kyle

"In addition to a wide range of green classes available, Cabrillo College has a variety of professors with vital real world experience."-Kyle
Journalism

Shawn

"I really enjoy the campus, particularly the Cabrillo Gallery. This makes it feel not just like a school, but also a nice place to spend your time."-Shawn
English

casey

"Cabrillo College and the Honors Program have successfully helped prepare me for my Fall transfer to SF State. "-Casey
Kinesiology

Michael

"Cabrillo is a great place to start. The flexibility of class schedules has allowed me to work while attending college."-Michael
Early Childhood Education

Rachel

"I love the new photography lab and the various student services available here at Cabrillo!"-Rachel
Art Photography

Anthony

"In addition to a great campus environment, Cabrillo College is home to an exceptional culinary program."-Anthony,
Culinary Arts & Hospitality Mngmnt

Charlotte

"The teachers at Cabrillo are very informed and can often help you with career opportunities in your field."-Charlotte
Accounting

dustin

"I am impressed by Cabrillo College’s affordability and the learning resources available such as the Math Learning Center and the Writing Center."-Dustin
Sociology

Tori

"I really enjoy the Visual and Performing Arts Department at Cabrillo."-Tori
English

Rory

"In addition to a wide range of green classes available, Cabrillo College has a variety of professors with vital real world experience."-Rory
Construction & Energy Management

Milo

"What I love about Cabrillo College is the central location and small class sizes!"-Milo
Business

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