The School of Personal and Professional Learning at College of the Canyons provides
our community with the same learning opportunities as our students. We want community
members to grow, thrive and enjoy programs and classes offered through our Personal
and Professional Learning classes. Develop new skills, complete your high school education,
explore personal interests and more. These courses are offered tuition-free.
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Prepare a student for Adobe Certified Associate exam a credential certifying the individual
has the entry-level skills to plan, design, build and maintain effective communications
using Adobe Photoshop.
GED Preparation: Prepare to pass the four sections required to earn a General Educational Development
(GED) high school equivalency certificate.
Test Taking-skill: Explores skills necessary to become a successful test take.
Introduce learners to the field of Human Resources. Prepare participants with a solid
foundation of the human resources functions, basic knowledge of relevant employment
Choose from over 20 different courses supporting students in business, management,
and other related support services skills.
Introduces the history and government of the United States in preparation for the
U.S Citizenship Exam.
Provide resources and strategies to succeed in college as a new or returning student.
Academic expectations, financial aid options, budgeting, career educational options,
College of the Canyons Resources, goal setting, and online learning.
Introduces basic digital office technologies, computer processes, Internet technologies,
social media, word processing, spreadsheets, and communications software.
Develops the skills needed to successfully transition from being incarcerated to finding
employment, learn how to clear one’s record and find employment opportunities.
Examines the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) with an emphasis on
awareness and identification
CBEST: The California Basic Educational Skills Test prepare students to pass the reading,
writing, and math standardized exam
Instructional Aide Training: Identify the roles and responsibilities of an instructional aide.
Learn at any age. Classes specifically designed for adults 50+ years old.
Develops reading and writing skills by focusing on critical reading and composition
Develop English skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing from beginning
low through intermediate high.
Prepare for the Certified Personal Trainer exam through the National Strength and
Conditioning Association (NCSA) and take CPR and First Aid.
Explores the operations of the front desk and how to offer a quality guest experience
from registration to check-out.
Provide students with a fundamental of GNSS technology, Geodesy, field techniques
and applications, GNSS data adjustments, processing, and analysis, and map projections.
Introduces students to essential arithmetic skills involving fractions, mixed numbers,
Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the core skills required for the
Certified Users Exam.
Develop the skills needed to gain an accurate understanding of basic operation of
digital cameras, lenses, and storage media.
Develop basic Spanish listening and speaking skills related to specific topics in
the healthcare professions.
Students will learn the process of following the industry identifying potential performance
opportunities, submission process, and the audition process.