STCC adds 3 noncredit training programs to enhance workplace skills
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Springfield Technical Community College is adding three new courses to its menu of noncredit training programs.
For several years, STCC has offered noncredit, workforce training courses to meet the needs of local employers and employees. New skill development courses starting soon include:
- Improvisational Skills for the Workplace. Increase listening and communication skills with fun, interactive exercises. The course is designed by STCC’s Visual and Performing Arts Department, but with an eye on the business world. Skills honed in an improvisational theater setting are easily transferable to other fields. This course will be offered Wednesdays, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., beginning April 5.
- Business Writing for Success at Work. This course, starting Feb 22, focuses on quick, effective and efficient email and letter writing. The course is held 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
- Fundamentals of Negotiation. This course, which has a Saturday or a weekday option, offers an introduction to practical strategies and skills that will help students become more successful negotiators. Courses start in April. Saturday courses are held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday and Wednesday courses are held 12:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m.
Other workforce training courses starting in February and March include:
Medical Interpreting, Introduction to Blueprint Reading for Construction, CompTIA Network+ Certification, PC/Network Technician, CompTIA A+, CWTS Wireless Certification, Preparing for the Real Estate Sales Exams, and Personal Trainer National Certification. Hundreds of Web-based education courses also are available.
For more information about STCC Workforce Training noncredit programs, visit www.stcc.edu/wt/ or call the Workforce Training Office at (413) 755-4225.
About Springfield Technical Community College
Founded in 1967 and located on 35 acres of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site, STCC is a major resource for the economic vitality of Western Massachusetts. As the only technical community college in Massachusetts, STCC, an Achieving the Dream Leader College, offers a variety of career programs unequalled in the state. STCC’s highly regarded transfer programs in business, engineering, liberal arts, science and technology continue to provide the most economical options for students pursuing a four-year degree. With an annual enrollment of more than 8,500 day, evening, weekend and online students, STCC is a vibrant campus rich in diversity.
For more information about STCC, visit www.stcc.edu. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter (@S_T_C_C).
Jim Danko, coordinator of media relations
(413) 755-4812, email@example.com