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


  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.



  • 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.

Transition to Credit Certificate
  • 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.

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.