Please come back in August to check out our Fall 2024 course offerings. 

BROWARD UP COMMUNITY EDUCATION COURSES

Broward UP courses and programs are offered ongoing throughout the semester. This makes it easy to start or continue pursuing a credential or degree at times convenient for you.

Course and schedule are subject to change without notice based on space and funding availability. Enrollment is on a first-come basis and attendance must be confirmed on the first day of class.

Check back regularly for new course offerings.

Status: Registration Closed
Days:
Monday - Thursday
Date: To be determined after TABE testing
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
          6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Format: In-Person
Location: YMCA

Status: Registration Closed
Days:
Monday - Thursday
Date: To be determined after TABE testing
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
          6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Format: In-Person
Location: YMCA

Status: Registration Closed
Days:
Monday - Thursday
Date: To be determined after CASAS testing
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Level 3,4,5,6)
          10 a.m. - 1 p.m. (Level 1 &2)
          6 p.m. - 9 p.m.   (Level 1 - 6) 
Format: In-Person
Location: YMCA

Status: Registration Closed
Days:
Monday - Friday
Date: New classes begin on Mondays
Time: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Amerant Bank Arena (Florida Panthers Arena)
Format: In-Person

Course Description: This program provides students with the skills and driving experience necessary to thrive in this career by obtaining a nationally recognized, in-demand Commercial Driving License. 

Status: Registration Closed 
Days:
Monday | Wednesday | Friday
Date: May 15 - June 14, 2024
Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Format: Online
Total Seats: 34

Course Description: This introductory course teaches the fundamental concepts of information security that one will encounter in the cybersecurity field. It will set the groundwork with basic vocabulary and introduces concepts such as access controls, risk management, cyberattacks, and digital forensics.

Note: This course requires a basic understanding of IT concepts.

Status: Registration Closed
Days:
 Tuesday
Date: June 4 - July 23, 2024
Time: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Broward College @ YMCA
Format: In-Person
Total Seats: 26
MANDATORY IN PERSON ORIENTATION ON FIRST DAY OF CLASS

Course Description: Digital marketing helps organizations promote and sell products and services through online marketing methods such as social media messaging, website ads, Facebook marketing campaigns, Google AdWords, and more. This course covers the strategic issues, marketing methods and tactics, industry terminology, and best practices.

Status: Registration Closed
Days:
Thursday
Date:
June 6 - July 18, 2024
Time:
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location:
Sunshine Health @ Lauderhill Mall
Format:
In-Person
Total Seats: 
12
MANDATORY IN PERSON ORIENTATION ON FIRST DAY OF CLASS

Status: Registration Closed
Days: Monday|Wednesday
Date: July 1 - August 1, 2024
Time: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Broward College @ YMCA
Format: In-Person
Total Seats: 16
MANDATORY IN PERSON ORIENTATION ON FIRST DAY OF CLASS

Course Description: This program prepares students to perform EKGs and includes information on the anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography, and stress testing. This comprehensive 50-hour EKG Technician Certification Program prepares students to function as EKG Technicians and to take the ASPT – Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician exam and other National Certification Exams. Additionally, students will practice with EKG equipment and perform hands-on labs including an introduction to the function and proper use of the EKG machine, the normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement, 12-lead placement, and other clinical practices. Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED. A background check, drug screening, and other requirements may be required.

Status: Registration Closed
Days:
 Varies. Please see below 
Date: July 17 - August 7, 2024
Time: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Broward College @ YMCA
Format: Blended (In person 7/17, 8/05, 8/07)
Total Seats: 20
MANDATORY IN PERSON ORIENTATION ON FIRST DAY OF CLASS

Course Description: This course prepares students to understand and use electronic records in a medical practice. Course reviews the implementation and management of electronic health information using common electronic data interchange systems and maintaining the medical, legal, accreditation and regulatory requirements of the electronic health record.

Status: Registration Closed
Days:
Monday | Wednesday | Friday
Date: June 10 - June 28, 2024 
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: Broward College @ YMCA
Format: In-Person
Total Seats: 26
MANDATORY IN PERSON ORIENTATION ON FIRST DAY OF CLASS

Course Description: This course will prepare you for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exam for Excel.

Status: Canceled. Please check for course offering next semester. 
Days:
Canceled
Date: Canceled
Time: Canceled
Location: Broward College @ YMCA
Format: In-Person
Total Seats: 26
MANDATORY IN PERSON ORIENTATION ON FIRST DAY OF CLASS

Course Description: This course covers essential computer literacy skills. The course will introduce concepts related to internet usage, basic troubleshootings, and computer operations. 

Status: Registration Closed
Days:
Monday
Date: July 8 - July 31, 2024
Time: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Sunshine Health @ Lauderhill Mall
Format: In-Person
Total Seats: 12
MANDATORY IN PERSON ORIENTATION ON FIRST DAY OF CLASS

Course Description: This course covers information on the medical administrative assisting profession, electronic health records (EHR), medical ethics and law, healthcare documentation, medical terminology, basics of insurance billing and coding, scheduling appointments, medical office management and procedures and management of practice finances. A great course for physicians medical office professionals!

Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED.

Status: Registration Closed
Days:
 Monday | Wednesday
Date: May 13 - July 31, 2024
Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Format: In-Person
Total Seats: 16
Location: Broward College @ YMCA

Course Description: This course provides students technical skills necessary to service complex patient personal care and medical assisting issues including the implementation of selected portions of a specific care plan that may include rehabilitation services, bedside care, collection of laboratory specimens, phlebotomy, and EKG’s. Patient Care Technicians work alongside doctors, nurses, medical assistants, and other healthcare providers to oversee and monitor patients. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be prepared to take the Patient Care Technician (CPCT/A) certification exam.

Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED.

A background check, drug screening, and other requirements may be required.

Status: Registration Closed 
Days:
Thursday
Date: July 25 - August 8, 2024
Time: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Broward College @ YMCA
Format: In-Person
Total Seats: 16
MANDATORY IN PERSON ORIENTATION ON FIRST DAY OF CLASS

Course Description: This comprehensive program prepares learners for a position as a Personal Care Assistant. Students will learn to provide a variety of essential services, for their clients, including health care management and monitoring, assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs). Learn and practice required clinical skills in a safe environment while building confidence utilizing innovative workplace technologies.

Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED.

A background check, drug screening, and other requirements may be required.

Status: Canceled 
Days:
Tuesday | Thursday
Date: May 16 - July 31, 2024
Time: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Format: In-Person
Total Seats: 34

Status: Canceled
Days:
 Tuesday | Thursday
Date: July 9 - August 1, 2024
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Format: Online (Live) Zoom link will be provided in D2L 
Total Seats: 26

Course Description: During this course, students will be immersed into the project management process to learn concepts and the industry. With the PMI Project Management Ready certification, students can immerse themselves in the project management industry and professionals while gaining a competitive edge. 

Status: Registration Closed 
Days: 
Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday
Date: May 13 - June 7, 2024
Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Broward College @ YMCA
Format: In-Person
Total Seats: 20
MANDATORY IN PERSON ORIENTATION ON FIRST DAY OF CLASS

Course Description: This course provides students with an in-depth understanding of the basics of the supply chain and its roles within organizations. Key elements of the curriculum include the definition of supply chain and the various flows within supply chain (i.e., customer service, manufacturing and service operations, order management, procurement and supply management, demand planning, inventory management, warehousing operations, and transportation operations). The course will also include an explanation of how the supply chain supports organizations strategic and financial goals.

Status: Registration Closed
Days: 
Monday | Wednesday
Date: June 10 - July 28, 2024
Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: Broward College @ YMCA
Format: In-Person
Total Seats: 34
MANDATORY IN PERSON ORIENTATION ON FIRST DAY OF CLASS

Course Description: This course presents current concepts in the critical area of procurement for supply chain managers. Students gain insight and knowledge into the strategies, processes, and practices of procurement, including demands placed on procurement managers, the ethical, contractual and legal issues faced by procurement professionals, and the impact of procurement and supply chain management on the competitive success and profitability of the organization.

Status: Registration Closed
Days:
Tuesday | Thursday
Date: July 9 - August 6, 2024
Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: Broward College @ YMCA
Format: In-Person
Total Seats: 34
MANDATORY IN PERSON ORIENTATION ON FIRST DAY OF CLASS

Course Description: Learn the importance of transportation and logistics to the economy in relation to functional areas in supply chain management, and financial performance of business in different industry segments. 

Status: Registration Closed
Days:
 Monday | Wednesday | Friday
Date: July 8 - August 2, 2024
Time: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Location: Broward College @ YMCA
Format: Online
Total Seats: 24
MANDATORY IN PERSON ORIENTATION ON FIRST DAY OF CLASS

Course Description: This course will prepare you for Photoshop and Premiere Pro Adobe Certified Professional certifications.

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Community Location Addresses:

  • Broward College @ Sunshine Health - Lauderhill Mall, 1299c NW 40th Ave, Lauderhill, Florida 33313
  • Broward College @ YMCA - L.A. Lee YMCA/Mizell Community Center, 1409 Sistrunk Blvd, Fourth Floor, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311

Broward UP Eligibility and Funding

Eligibility: Applicants must be 18 or older for most Broward UP courses. Healthcare courses require applicants to have completed a high school diploma or GED. Our Adult Education Program can assist you if you have not completed a high school diploma or GED.

Funding: Through grant funding, Broward UP offers free courses and workshops to qualifying students who reside in the following zip codes: 33309, 33311, 33313, 33314, 33319, 33023, 33020, 33069, 33064, 33441, and 33065, and those referred by community partners. Certain restrictions apply.

Other internal and external funding opportunities may be available for eligible students outside these areas. The Career Pathway Navigator team assists students with determining available opportunities.

Interested in tuition-free workforce training but not eligible for Broward UP funding? You may be eligible through Broward College's Rapid Credentials/Open Door funding.

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