Getting Started With Broward UP

EASILY START YOUR 3-STEP JOURNEY TODAY!

1. Get Connected

2. Get Trained

3. Get Employed

Career Pathway Navigators (CPN) are dedicated to your success. While engaged with Broward UP, you will be assigned a CPN who works in partnership with you to complete career assessments, goal-setting exercises, and to select a pathway for career and educational planning. These dedicated professionals will guide you through the Broward UP programming options, and introduce you to the services available through EMPLOYS for job placement. You matter and you have what it takes to achieve unlimited potential. Your CPN will also help you address any potential barriers in the way of academic and workforce success.

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Broward College offers continuing education courses, technical certificates, associates, and bachelor's degrees. Broward UP affords students the opportunity to start with short-term, continuing education courses (non-credit programs) that build confidence and competence, while stacking into larger technical certificates and degrees (credit programs), and providing an advantage in the workforce. Explore the upcoming course and career pathways options below.

Want to complete your GED while earning a college credential? Broward UP can help you pursue an in-demand trade while working toward your GED. As part of Broward College's Adult Education programming, participating students will receive tuition-free training, and all fees and books will be paid for as they pursue a trade. Fast-track programs include:

  • Office Support
  • Warehouse Operations
  • Networking Support Specialist

Interested in one of these fast-track programs but already have a high school diploma or GED? We can help.

Questions? Contact Broward UP Adult Education

Finished with your continuing education courses? Broward UP can help you smoothly transition from non-credit to credit programs through articulation and prior learning assessments. These opportunities allow you to complete your degree faster for career advancement by providing credit for the non-credit courses completed, earned licenses and industry certifications, and for prior knowledge obtained through work experience, employment-related training programs, military training, and intensive self-directed focused learning. Ready to accelerate your college credit certificate or degree? Notify your Career Pathway Navigator.

Easily transition to a credit program & accelerate your degree.

Questions? Contact Broward UP CE to Degree

Throughout the entire experience, students will work one-on-one with dedicated staff to create and execute a plan aimed at increasing students' lifetime learning and earning potential. Broward College has extensive career planning resources to help guide these conversations.

Exploring Career Pathways and Ladders  Degree Finder  Career Survey  Internships/Jobs

Get Employed with Broward UP EMPLOYS. The Employment Management Program for Labor Opportunities that Yields Success (EMPLOYS) offers free workplace readiness training, along with job placement for continuing education program completers. The EMPLOYS team works with employers to create individual pathways of entry into high-demand industries. Relationships are built to create opportunities for priority interviews, hiring, and paid work experiences such as projects, internships/externships, and apprenticeships for Broward UP course completers.

Equipped with industry certifications and soft skills training, our Career Development Senior Specialists provide job placement in positions with the potential for career growth.

The special attention given to each participant prepares them for work that will exponentially change their life, family, neighborhood, and the greater community.

Questions about EMPLOYS?

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Upcoming Courses
Broward UP courses and programs are offered on an ongoing basis throughout the semester. This makes it easy to start or continue pursuing a credential or degree at times that are convenient for you. Sign-up to begin achieving your unlimited potential today.
Course Day(s) Date(s) Time Format
LSS Yellow Belt Certification Tue/Wed/Thurs 5/3/2022 - 5/5/2022 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. BC Online Live
Data Analytics Certificate Tue/Wed 5/17/2022 - 5/18/2022 1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. BC Online Live
Excel Certificate Thurs/Fri 5/26/2022 - 5/27/2022 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. BC Online Live
Certified Associate of Project Management (CAPM) Mon/Wed/Fri 6/1/2022 - 6/17/20222 6 a.m. - 9 p.m. BC Online Live
LSS Yellow Belt Certification Tue/Wed/Thurs 6/7/2022 - 6/9/2022 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. BC Online Live
Social Media Marketing with Analytics Tue/Wed/Thurs/Fri 6/7/2022 - 6/10/2022 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. BC Online Live
QuickBooks with Accounting Principles Mon/Tue/Wed 6/13/2022 - 6/15/2022 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. BC Online Live
Cybersecurity Certificate Thurs/Fri 6/16/2022 - 6/17/2022 9 a.m. - 12 noon BC Online Live
Social Media Marketing with Analytics Tue/Wed/Thurs/Fri 7/5/2022 - 7/8/2022 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. BC Online Live
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Technical Essentials Intro Mon/Tue/Wed 7/11/2022 - 7/13/2022 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. BC Online Live
Microsoft Excel with Data Analysis Thurs/Fri 7/14/2022 - 7/15/2022 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. BC Online Live
Excel Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Mon/Wed/Fri 7/20/2022 - 8/5/2022 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. BC Online Live
Health Care Course Options Self-Paced Students complete the course online at their own pace
Career Skills Self-Paced Students complete the course online at their own pace

Course and schedule are subject to change without notice based on space and funding availability. Please contact Broward UP for additional information.

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Career Pathways and Course Descriptions

Broward UP courses and workshops aim to upskill and retool students for the workforce by providing both the technical and soft-skills needed for college and career readiness. Course offerings span multiple career pathways and impart valuable skills that can be applied to numerous work settings. Certifications can be earned in as little as one day or up to several months online and right in your neighborhood. Explore the types of programs offered through Broward UP below.

Business

  • Business Brand Development
  • Introduction to Project Management
  • QuickBooks with Accounting Principles
  • Sales Fundamentals
  • Social Media Marketing

STEM

  • Amazon Cloud Computing
  • Amazon Web Services Technical Essentials
  • Cybersecurity
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • JAVA Programming

Health Care Education

  • Assisted Living Tech
  • Contact Tracing
  • EKG Tech
  • Hemodialysis Tech
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Medical Office Manager
  • Medical Transcription Editor
  • Mental Health Tech
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Pharmacy Tech
  • Phlebotomy Tech
  • Physical Therapy Aide
  • Vet Assistant

INDUSTRY, MANUFACTURING, CONSTRUCTION, & TRANSPORTATION

  • Customer Service
  • Manufacturing

OTHER CERTIFICATION COURSES

  • Data Analysis Certificate
  • Essential Employability Soft-Skills
  • Financial Literacy
  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
  • Microsoft Excel Certificate
  • Microsoft Excel with Data Analysis

Broward UP Eligibility and Funding

Eligibility: Applicants must be 18 years of age or older for most Broward UP courses. For health care courses, applicants must also have completed a high school diploma or GED. If you have not completed a high school diploma or GED, we can assist you through our Adult Education program.

Funding: Through grant funding, Broward UP offers free courses and workshops to qualifying students who reside in the following zip codes: 33309, 33311, 33313, 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 of these areas. The Career Pathway Navigator team assists students with determining available opportunities.