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Here are the Tuition-Free certificates and classes Norco​ College will offer this ​Summer!​  
Look below for details on Noncredit ​Certificates:



Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

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The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training is consistent with a nationwide approach designed for individuals and businesses to understand the hazards that may impact their home, community, and workplace in the event of a disaster. Recognized and supported by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and professional first responders, this training equips individuals with the knowledge and skills that will educate them in disaster preparedness at home, in the community, or the workplace, and be more resilient when an incident occurs. Emergency response training to support and enhance your community and workplace will be provided through team building, collaboration, and other hands-on activities.​

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Section #36536 (Hybrid)
Jun 20 -​ 22

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Essential CAD Noncredit Ce​rtificate

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This program prepares students with the knowledge and skill in using CAD to prepare complicated two- and three-dimensional geometric shapes and models used in Architecture and Mechanical industry. Students learn to render computer models and prepare CAD animation.


Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)

DFT-830 - Section #36515 (Online)
Jun 20 - Jul 28, 2023

A two-dimensional computer aided drafting class for drafters. Students will use an AUTOCAD computer drafting system to develop “computer drawn" drawings, which are typical to the various fields of drafting. 27 hours lecture and 81 hours laboratory. (Letter grade or Pass/No Pass option.)

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Essential Solidworks Noncredit Certificate

Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to demonstrate the following activities: 1. Prepare parametric three-dimensional solid models 2. Prepare drawings such as orthographic and auxiliary views, sections with annotations and details using SolidWorks. 3. Prepare virtual rendering for mechanical parts, assemblies and animation using SolidWorks. Catalog Description The Essential SolidWorks program prepares students with the knowledge and skill in using Solidworks to document mechanical drawings per ANSI standards. Students learn to render parts and assemblies with exploded view animation. Program Requirements Software is free to student. Computer and software access will be provided by college. Students may use their home computer for homework. ​

Solidworks I
DFT-842 - Section #36516 (Online)
Jun 20 - Jul 28, 2023

Introduces the student to three-dimensional parametric solid modeling with SolidWorks. Students will begin with basic parametric solid modeling techniques advancing into complex assemblies requiring animation. 27 hours lecture and 81hours laboratory. (Letter grade or Pass/No Pass option.)

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Social Media for Business Noncredit Certificate

The Social Media for Business Certificate provides students with an understanding of how to effectively leverage social media as part of a business marketing strategy. Students will analyze the ways in which business and nonprofits use social media marketing to engage customers and develop a successful business presence on social media using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, and Pinterest. This certificate is designed to both support students seeking to expand on their existing knowledge of social media marketing as well as those new to the field.

Required Courses to earn certificate: ENP-801, ENP-802, ENP-803, ENP-804, ENP-805
(Note: Certificates can be completed in a single term or over the course of several terms, subject to availability.)​


Facebook for Business
ENP-801 -​ Section #36343 (Online)
Jun 20 - Jul 28, 2023

Facebook is the most popular social network and a powerful tool for growing and promoting your business. Create effective profiles, pages, groups, and ads. Establish goals and learn how and what to post to achieve them. Build relationships with current and new customers. Increase traffic to your website. Measure the success of your Facebook marketing. 10 hours lecture. (Pass/No Pass only.)

Pinterest and Instagram for Business
ENP-802 - Section #36344 (Online)
Jun 20 - Jul 28, 2023

Students learn to market and expand a brand using Pinterest and Instagram. Provides the basics and beyond of these platforms, including how to product high level content and effectively use the sites in a marketing strategy to develop a loyal, enthusiastic customer base for their brand. 10 hours lecture. (Pass/No Pass only.)

YouTube for Business
ENP-803 - Section #36345 (Online)
Jun 20 - Jul 28, 2023

Students learn to use YouTube to broadcast user and business-generated videos. Topics include creating a custom channel and building a following by uploading and sharing videos that communicate a brand and engage an audience. Students learn to view, upload, and share videos; create playlists and optimize videos for search engines; and add annotations, notes, and links. Uploading and editing film for YouTube is also covered. 10 hours lecture. (Pass/No Pass only.)

Twitter for Business
ENP-804 - Section #36346 (Online)
Jun 20 - Jul 28, 2023

Students learn to set up a Twitter Business presence to leverage the power of real-time marketing, optimize and manage an account, and find and follow influencers and leads. Includes engaging with prospects using tweets, RTs, DMs, follows, mentions, and hashtags. Students use tools to monitor feeds and schedule tweets, in addition to tracking the impact and measure the results of promoted tweets. 10 hours lecture. (Pass/No Pass only.)

 
LinkedIn for Business
ENP-805 - Section #36347 (Online)
Jun 20 - Jul 28, 2023

LinkedIn is the world's most popular business-oriented social media networking platform. Students learn to use Linked Into develop business through relationship marketing. Topics include optimizing a company profile, developing content that engages a target audience, building a professional brand, marketing a company, showcasing credentials, getting business advice, reconnecting with former colleagues, and connecting with businesses around the globe.10 hours lecture. (Pass/No Pass only.)


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Workplace Essentials Noncredit Certificate

The Workplace Essentials Certificates aims to provide students with the skills and knowledge to be successful in the workplace. Students will learn how to maximize efficiency, engage in strategic problem solving, and clearly communicate with internal and external stakeholders. These skills will allow both students with extensive experience in the workplace and those entering the workforce to improve their effectiveness and advance in their career. This certificate also serves as a gateway into other noncredit and credit programs.

Required Courses to earn a certificate: PDS-808, PDS-809, PDS-810, PDS-812 (Note: Certificates can be completed in a single term or over the course of several terms, subject to availability.)


Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Decision Making
PDS-808 - Section #36428 (Online)
Jun 20 - Jul 28, 2023

In today's workplace, it is everyone's job to solve problems and make decisions. Analytical thinking, decision making and problem solving involve breaking things down into their component parts, applying deductive reasoning and then applying judgment and insight. Learn hands-on techniques to generate breakthrough ideas, make decisions, and solve your most pressing problems. All by asking the right questions, challenging assumptions, and seeing others' viewpoints with clarity. 12 hours lecture. (Same as CAT-808) (Pass/No Pass only.)

Business Writing in a Technological World
PDS-809 - Section #36429 (Online)
Jun 20 - Jul 28, 2023

Participants will develop effective and professional business writing skills using business tone, organization and formatting, word choice and persuasion. Matching the delivery channel (email, letter, memo, or text) to the message type and situation will be covered, as well as the best methods to deliver bad news. 12 hours lecture. (Pass/No Pass only.)
 
Time Management
PDS-810 - Section #36430 (Online)
Jun 20 - Jul 28, 2023

Participants explore time management strategies and tools for effectively managing expanding workloads, shifting priorities, and increasing demands. Practice prioritizing “important" versus “urgent" activities. Emphasis on analyzing current use of time; identifying organizational goals, roles, and priorities; discovering gaps to achieving goals; and applying time management tools to the gaps to complete important priorities first. 12 hours lecture. (Same as CAT-810) (Pass/No Pass only.)

Workplace Communication Strategies
PDS-812 - Section #36431 (Online)
Jun 20 - Jul 28, 2023

Participants assess and optimize current workplace communication skills. Differentiate content, emotions, perceptions, and intentions in a communication exchange. Build an advanced communication toolkit to forward your career. Illustrate clear and congruent verbal and nonverbal messages tailored to the personalities involved, the desired outcomes, and the context. 12 hours lecture. (Pass/No Pass only.)

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