Noncredit Courses

Career Skills and Training Courses

Are you interested in getting a short-term career or technical job certificate in a growing or in-demand field? 
Need short-term courses to improve your career and job skills?

Cabrillo offers tuition-free classes in workforce and job training that are designed to improve your employability, provide job-placement opportunities, or prepare you for more advanced college-level coursework.

Get ahead in your career with these
FREE classes!

You can nail your next interview or advance on the job with our online, self-paced classes and certificates.

Preparing for the Next Great Job | DMCP 402* | View Class

  • Learn knowledge and skills to prepare for a professional career search

Applying for the Next Great Job | DMCP 403* | View Class

  • Build strategies and resources to seek professional work experience

Success in the Workplace | DMCP 404* | View Class

  • Develop essential skills to thrive in a professional workplace environment

Creating Career Satisfaction | DMCP 405* | View Class

  • Learn how professionalism and personal accountability lead to career satisfaction

* Complete DMCP 402 & 403 to earn a Certificate of Completion in Strategic Job Preparation
* Complete DMCP 404 & 405 to earn a
Certificate of Completion in Workplace Success

Classes offered throughout the year!


Career Training Certificates

  • Dental Administrative Assistant
  • Dental Infection Control Certificate*
  • Introduction of Dental Technology Computer Training
  • Preparation for the STEM Workforce
  • Beginning Technology Skills
  • Culinary Arts Kitchen Skills
  • Community Health Worker Certification
  • Advanced CPR (AHA Certification CPR for the Healthcare Provider)
  • American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification

Each certificate involves taking a free two-course series.

See Career Training Current Schedule

Career Skills Sample Courses

Career Certificates Coming Soon - Fall 2022


Global Citizen Certificate of Completion*


  • N409A Global Citizenship* - Starting Fall 2022
  • N409B Global Partnership Experience - Starting Fall 2022

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We offer classes in the Watsonville Center and the Aptos campus

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*This program is supported by the Improving Online CTE Pathways project, funded by the California Community College Chancellor’s Office’s California Virtual Campus-Online Education Initiative (CVC-OEI) as part of a one-year grant award for Cabrillo College. For more information, please visit