Whether you are looking to break into an exciting new career, increase your value at your present place of employment or simply want to experience a hobby or skill “just because…”  – Asnuntuck Community College’s Spring 2016 Workforce Development and Continuing Education catalog has something for everyone.

With affordable tuition rates, programs that can be completed in months and booming job prospects and earning potential, Asnuntuck’s Healthcare Career Certificate Programs are proven pathways into the in-demand healthcare industry. Programs range from Phlebotomy, Pharmacy Technician, Dental Assistant to Nail Technician, Esthetician and our newest offering, Personal Trainer National Certification.

According to the latest fitness industry salary guide, Personal Trainers are earning an average of $34 an hour. Employers like 24 Hour Fitness, LA Fitness and Gold’s Gyms are just a few of the thousands of club employers that seek out our graduates each semester. Whether for a career move or for your own personal knowledge, get all the information you need to become a Certified Personal Trainer. This challenging course is taught over an eight-week period for better retention and hands-on skill competency. This course is formatted as a 62-hour program and consists of 16 hours of lecture, 16 hours of hands-on practical training at a local fitness facility and a 30-hour internship that walks many graduates right into a job! The course prepares you for success with key topics that include bio-mechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage and health assessment. Completion of the course lecture, practical training, internship and a separate CPR/AED course are required to receive a certificate.

For those already thinking about warmer days on the high seas, Asnuntuck also offers boating certificates. Noted, area auctioneer can also teach you how to Pick EBay for Profit (May 24) and utilize Best Practices for Antique and Collectible Shopping (April 19-May 17). Or just relax with ACC’s Reiki, Yoga, Aromatherapy classes. It’s all in the Spring 2016 catalog – plus much more! Visit asnuntuck.edu and click on ‘Course Schedules & Catalog’ to begin your journey today!