Lesson 6: Certificates
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– A certificate is an important part of [show-hide] workforce [/show-hide] development.
Certificates provide very [show-hide] specific [/show-hide] education.
Employers know that people with certificates have greater [show-hide] experience [/show-hide], and so they are more likely to hire candidates who have that training!
Certificates take roughly [show-hide] 2 [/show-hide]semesters, or [show-hide] 30 [/show-hide] hours.
Certificate Workbook Exercise
Research your local community college online to find a program that interests you.
Start by exploring the different Career and Technical Education Programs offered by HCC. click here to visit the site
So within each career field, you will find different degrees and certificates. For this lesson, we are only going to investigate the certificates.
– Fill in the form in your workbook to find your basic tuition for the program. The cost per hour for HCC (in-district) is roughly $68.