Noncredit courses offer in-demand certifications for job market

07.30.2014 | By Jeannie Peng-Armao

Those who need specific certifications to either land a job or a promotion are invited to train this Fall at San Jacinto College.

The College's Continuing and Professional Development division will offer noncredit workforce training in the areas of business and professions, applied technologies and trade, maritime, computer/information technology, and health occupations. Many courses may be completed within days, and grants are available for those who qualify for free training.

The following are examples of high-demand certification courses that are often requested by local employers:

Business and professions

Lean Six Sigma

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Accounting Specialist

Human Resources

Leadership Training

A complete list of courses is available at

Applied technologies and trade


Process Operator Refresher




Truck Driving

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Health occupations

Certified Nurse Aide

Certified Medication Aide

Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician

Medical Office Professional

AAPC Professional Medical Coding for CPC Certification

Leadership for Healthcare

A complete list of courses is available at

Computer/Information technology


SharePoint Admin Training

Security +

Digital Literacy IC-3

Network + Certification Prep

A + Fast Track

A complete list of courses is available at


Radar Observer (inland, renewal, and unlimited available)

Basic Safety Training

Tankerman PIC

Apprentice Mate

Bridge Resource Management

Custom Maritime Simulation Training

A complete list of courses is available at

Flexible course scheduling is available, and course customization is offered for employers needing to train a workforce team. Weekend courses also are available.

About the Continuing and Professional Development division
This noncredit division of the College provides training for both current and future employees in the professional and technical job sectors, as well as provides participants with open enrollment course options to enhance their lives. Professional and technical training is available through contract training, open enrollment and grant funding. For more information, call 281-476-1838.

About San Jacinto College

Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, San Jacinto College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of 30,000 credit students in more than 200 degree and certificate options, including university transfer and career and workforce preparation. Students also benefit from the College’s job training programs, renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce. San Jacinto College. Your Goals. Your College.

For more information about San Jacinto College, please call 281-998-6150, visit, or follow us on Facebook.