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Get ahead with a short-term certificate.

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Switch careers with a quick job training program

ECC offers career programs from pastry school to becoming a mechanic to starting a job in health care in one year or less with these stackable certificates that can change your earning power and new jobs to apply for. Use the category link to find out more details in our course catalog. 


View Automotive Catalog

  • Auto Heating and Air Conditioning (6 credits)
  • Automotive Electrical Specialist (10 credits)
  • Brake and Suspension Specialist (10 credits)
  • Engine Mechanical Repair Specialist (7 credits)
  • Transmission and Drivetrain Specialist (12 credits)


View Business Catalog

  • Introductory Entrepreneurship (12 credits)
  • Marketing (12 credits)
  • Retail Management (12 credits)
  • Supervisory and Administrative Management (15 credits)

Communication Design

View Communication Design Catalog

  • Adobe® Creative Suite® (12 credits)
  • Videography (15 credits)
  • Web Design (12 credits)

Computer-Aided Design

View Computer-Aided Design Catalog

  • AutoCAD® (9 credits)
  • SOLIDWORKS® (10 credits)

Computer Information Systems

View Computer Information Systems Catalog

  • Computer Network Support Specialist (9 credits)
  • Computer User Support Specialist (13 credits)

Culinary Arts and Hospitality

View Culinary Arts and Hospitality Catalog

  • Cook Assistant/Baker Assistant (13 credits)
  • Decorative Pastry (12 credits)
  • Ice Carving (5 credits)

Emergency Services - Fire Science/Safety

View Emergency Services - Fire Science/Safety Catalog

  • Emergency Medical Technician: Basic (8 credits)
  • Fire Officer I (15 credits)
  • Fire Science (9 credits)
  • Public Safety Communications (6 credits)

Health Professions

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration

View Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Catalog

  • Residential HVAC Systems (12.5 credits)

Modern Languages

View Modern Languages Catalog

  • Basic Spanish for Medical Personnel (6 credits)

Truck Driving

View Truck Driving Catalog

  • Forklift Operator Certification (1 credit)

Note that these programs are not eligible for PELL grant funds but qualify for scholarships or other aid.