Cabrillo offers many Short-term training and certificates that can be completed in 1 year or less. These offer several benefits to individuals seeking to enhance their skills, knowledge, and employability in a relatively short time period. Some benefits are:
Quick Skill Development - Courses are focused on specific skill development relative to a job or industry.
Accellerated Workforce Preparation - Programs are designed with industry input so completers possess the skills and competencies that are in-demand.
Cost-Effective - Certificates are low-cost or tuition free, making them an attractive and accessible option for all students.
Flexible Scheduling - Some programs offer online, hybrid, evening, and weekend schedules making them easier for students with families, jobs or other commitments.
Pathway to Continued Education - Credit bearing short-term certificates can be applied toward a degree if students decide to further their education in the future.
In essence, short-term training certificates at community colleges provide a focused and efficient way for individuals to acquire new skills, improve their employability, and pursue career opportunities without committing to the longer time frames associated with traditional degree programs.