Many adults who are returning to college after beginning or raising their families are nervous about their ability to succeed in college and many are concerned that their academic skills may be a little "rusty." The GOOD NEWS is that the combination of many life skills and experiences and the availability of a variety of Student Development Services increase the success rate for Southwest Adult Learners.
You can enroll in courses for credit or non-credit - which ever meets your schedule needs - and you will acquire the skills and knowledge you want for personal satisfaction, to begin that second career you've been thinking about or to advance in your current career. Classes at SWCC provide a quick and economical return on your investment. If you are a veteran, click here for more information about your educational options.
The Center for Community Workforce & Economic Solutions provides lifelong learning opportunities through education, training, professional development, and community services. This center is a WorkKeys Regional Assessment Center for both employers and employees. The center offers workshops, seminars, and classes for enrichment or skill development. Program developers assist in providing the region with a well-trained, educated workforce, focusing on providing job upgrade skills for workers at minimal costs - pharmacy technician, health care technician, CPR and first aid, among others.
Southwest's Division of Business, Engineering & Industrial Technology coordinates customized, industry-specific training for area business and industry - computer skills, team building, blueprint reading, electronics, and statistical process control, to name a few.
The Career & Disability Services department at SWCC offers a career planning and employment services for current students, alumni, and regional business and industry. Students who require disability services to assist in class completion may contact this office for information.