Free Noncredit Certificate Programs

SMC offers free classes with no prerequisites! Jumpstart your career and develop new skills. Explore a new path today! ​

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Areas of Interest

Business

  • Bicycle Maintenance
    This program will introduce you to the basics of bicycle maintenance and provide a pathway to jobs as entry-level mechanics, bicycle sales positions, or bicycle shop management.

  • Business Essentials, Level 1
    This program will help you develop a better understanding of how businesses operate and function, and an overview of the entrepreneurial mindset.

  • Customer Service
    This program provides you with marketable business knowledge and professional skills to seek employment in various customer-driven industries.

Health and Wellness

  • Introduction to Early Care and Education
    This program will introduce you to the stages of child development while discovering new strategies to develop a culturally relevant curriculum.

  • Rehabilitation Therapy Aide
    This program will prepare you to maintain treatment areas, prepare and aid therapy sessions, transport immobile patients, and the proper methods of body mechanics for patient assistance.

Education

  • Introduction to Working with Older Adults
    This program prepares you for entry-level careers working with older adults. Completion of this program may qualify you for entry to high-demand occupations such as caregivers, companions, social and human service assistants, direct support professionals, and resident care providers.

  • Transition to College and Career
    This program is designed to help you transition from noncredit to credit courses, obtain a certificate, degree, or prepare for a career.

STEM

  • Sustainability Assistant
    This program will help you become quali ed for careers as a community engagement representative, sustainability assistant or coordinator, environmental researchers, customer service representative, project management assistant.

  • Sustainability in Organics Aide
    This program will teach you about the world of sustainability and the principles of organics.

  • Sustainability Services Technician
    This program will help you become qualifi​ed for careers as a recycling coordinator, waste management technician, resource recovery assistant, environmental assessor, sales & operations, and management assistant.

English as a Second Language (ESL) & Citizenship

Continuous Enrollment

  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
    This program will help you to read, write, and speak English.

  • Citizenship
    This program will help you prepare for the USIS citizenship exam and oral interview, and offers you help with the N-400 application.