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Center for Workforce Development

Are you looking to start a new career or upgrade your skills? Or are you a business or team leader wanting to train your team? Discover SJC's top-tier programs that provide in-demand certifications, leadership training, and more!

Unlock Your Potential

We understand the employment landscape today is rapidly changing. That's why the Center for Development (CWD) at San Juan College provides individuals and businesses with quality, innovative, and outcome-driven professional development trainings across a variety of industries. We are confident that our workforce and professional development programs will help you and your team grow and succeed. Let the CWD be your source for skill-based training.

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Academies and Certificate Programs

If you are looking to transition to a new career and obtain industry-recognized certifications, consider one our academy programs. They prepare you to earn industry certifications, which lead to higher earning potential. Use our program finder to find the one that's right for you. 

Featured Academies and Certificate Programs

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CompTIA Academy

Dive into the gold standard of IT certifications with our CompTIA Academy. Equip yourself with industry-recognized, vendor-neutral skills and unlock a promising future in tech.

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Medical Assistant Program

Unlock a rewarding career in Medical Assisting with our comprehensive 12-month academy. Dive into essential topics, from Medical Terminology to Clinical Skills, and graduate ready for the national certification exam and a thriving job market projected to grow 16% in the next decade.

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All Academy and Certificate Offerings

Explore the wide range of certificates and development programs, from Amazon Web Services to Microsoft Office Specialist and more.

Earn Digital Credentials to launch your career in one of SJC's Center for Workforce Development Academies and Certificate programs!

Earn Digital Credentials With Accredible

Showcase your accomplishments and certifications online. Through our partnership with Accredible, you can easily create and share digital credentials so you can launch your career. 

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Professional Development and Occupational Upskill Training

Improve your core skills to keep up in the industry or aim toward a promotion. CWD's professional development courses lead to better customer service, computer skills, communication, and more. In this section, we offer essential professional development courses for general industries that are in high demand and these classes will ensure success in strengthening core skills in a variety of key areas.

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Customized Training Programs

Upskill your staff or group in a tailored setting with our customized approach. The CWD performs a needs assessment of your team to develop a customized training guided by national competency models and focused specifically on your workforce training needs. We will work with your organization’s schedule on dates and times to meet the operational demand and can deliver on-site or via distance learning with live instruction.

Get Free Resources for Workforce Training

Did you know you may qualify for federal funding to retrain for a new career? Find out how the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) can help you. 

What is the WIOA?

The WIOA program provides tuition assistance, career planning, educational advising, and more to adult, youth, and dislocated workers. To qualify, you must enroll in a program that leads to employment in an in-demand occupation. Discover how the WIOA can help you. 

Learn about WIOA

WIOA at San Juan College

SJC is proud to offer degree and certificate programs that qualify for the WIOA. By enrolling in these programs, you’ll gain a high-quality education that prepares you for the workforce. Visit the New Mexico Workforce Connection website to discover which programs are eligible for the WIOA and interest you. 

New Mexico Workforce Connection

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Contact Us
Phone: (505) 566-3214

30th Street Education Center
3401 E. 30th St. | SJC 2nd Floor Entrance

M-F 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.