A Child Development Associate certificate provides key foundational information for a career as a teacher or child care professional. Whether you want to be an assistant teacher in a preschool or run your own daycare center, understanding the wider scope of how children grow and develop is key to understanding the milestones children will reach while in your care.
The world that runs our social media, business applications, and other software products is a complex one that has created some of the most prevalent and well-compensated jobs. Information Technology (IT) offers those who are willing to delve into the technical underpinnings of computers an opportunity to take good care of the systems under their responsibility. Getting trained for information technology careers is easier than you might assume; with Portland Community College, you can train for these careers using the remote professional development training for IT coursework. Offering a wide variety of coursework, this program makes it possible to gain prowess in a particular software, perhaps the one missing gap in your preexisting IT knowledge, or to get started and begin carving out a niche for yourself in this growing industry.
The world of skilled trades and construction has changed a lot in some aspects, with new materials and techniques that can help buildings, electrical systems, and air conditioning systems run more smoothly. At the same time, many of the techniques that are foundational to everything from plumbing to machining have remained consistent, meaning that there is a robust body of knowledge on these topics that can be taught through online coursework.
Working in a Health and Fitness field offers many people who are passionate about physical training and wellness the opportunity to share their love of health and fitness while also helping others to perfect their sporting technique or health. Portland Community College offers online-only, comprehensive Health and Fitness coursework through online remote learning that helps you meet standards set by very well-regarded organizations such as the National Association of Sports Medicine (NASM) and the National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF). These programs allow you to take your own hands-on training through your own physical activity and combine them with the theory and research that are essential for a job in a health and fitness field.
Careers with a creative component are growing, especially when you can pair an understanding of cutting-edge technological tools with your creative eye for design. With Arts and Design remote professional development courses from Portland Community College, you can grow familiar with the software, techniques, and workflow of the most popular creative careers, making you more equipped for the job market while also giving you a creative outlet with which to make a compelling portfolio of projects.
Comprehensive business coursework can help you enter one of many different fields and can prepare you for the challenges and opportunities that will come your way. With remote professional development courses for business professionals you can learn in-depth information, grow your skills, and gain valuable insight for your next steps in your career. Get to know our course offerings and how they can put you on the path to your dream career.
Working in hospitality is a mile-a-minute career, being the behind-the-scenes mastermind for everything from wonderful experiences at hotels to excellence in event planning and design. If you've worked in food service or another hospitality-related job, you've likely already dipped your toes into this complex and exciting career path.
Computer science powers some of the biggest revolutions in our world's modern industries, and nearly every company interacts with computers and computerized systems. Developing your skills in Computer Science can lead to fulfilling, flexible work opportunities, and broadening your understanding of various computer programming languages expands your options within the Computer Science field. With Portland Community College's flexible, remote professional development training, you can take the Computer Science coursework that interests you from wherever you are.