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Career Preparation

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Make Allan Hancock College Community Education your job-hunting headquarters with classes and programs designed to help you set and achieve your job and career goals.

Our tuition-free Career Preparation program can help you build the skills you need to find your first full-time job, switch careers, or get that promotion.

Demonstrate your dedication to prospective employers by earning a Certificate of Competency in Career Preparation in as little as three weeks or take each class separately to brush up on individual subjects.

Our skilled and passionate instructors are here to help you unlock your potential and reach your academic, personal, and professional goals.

About Career Preparation

From building a better resume to acing the interview, our tuition-free Career Preparation Program will provide you the academic and workforce readiness skills needed to set you on a path to success.

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Learn about new approaches to work and career opportunities in our exploratory class that can help you plan your next job or career. Our instructors will help you examine your work history, identify the marketable skills employers want, and set work-related goals for you to achieve on your job hunt.

We will teach you how to use your life and work goals, strengths, and past experiences to plan your job search that gets you to where you need to be. Build a better resume from the "bottom up" that will get you noticed by supervisors and hiring managers. Find out how clever marketing can help you stand out in a competitive workforce.

Ace the interview and land the job after taking our class on impression management. Discover how to manage the interview and accomplish your career goals through smart tips and tactics that also apply in the workplace and life in general. 

Click here to view more information about our Career Preparation classes and Certificate of Completion.

Earn More!

Improving your job skills can lead you to new opportunities in higher-paying careers. Allan Hancock College students have used their job preparation as Business Owners, Commercial Truck Drivers, Floral Designers, Income Tax Preparers and more.

Interested in building the foundation to get started with a new career? Community Education offers several programs that can help you get your foot in the door and land a job in a new field.

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