Workforce Readiness

Closing the Skills Gap | Fast Paced Certificate Classes

Hodges University Workforce Readiness

With our continuing workforce training programs, you'll see that a little education can go a long way in reaching your career goals. These classes and bootcamps are designed to help you gain the knowledge and skills you need - online and on your own schedule. Signing up is quick and easy.

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Online Certificates

Rapid Online Career Development

Where there is demand, there is opportunity. One of Hodges' core goals is to close the skills gap in Southwest Florida. Many industries want professionals with specific skills, and we have the quick career training to help you become the expert they need. With our fast-paced, online certificates, you can get that training and jump right into a new career field. Earn more, get hired fast, and love your work.

Do you have a passion for all things electric and automation? Hodges University offers certificate distance education programs in Automation, Electronics, Electromechanical, Electric Vehicle, Robotics, and PLC. These self-paced programs are designed to let you break into the world of working as a technician. The cornerstone of these programs is the state-of-the-art simulation software that enables you to apply what you learn in the real world.

There are hundreds of possibilities for you with our online, short-term, and affordable certificate programs. For starters, you can choose courses in business, leadership, hospitality, energy, justice, media, tech, Spanish in the workplace, and many more. Hodges' programs are tailored to your needs and will help you develop the skills you need for countless high-demand occupations with national certifications. Learn from anywhere, your way: self-paced or instructor-led.

Go from zero to tech industry hero with our online coding bootcamps. Hodges offers four bootcamps in Front and Back End Software Development, Data Engineering, and Digital Marketing to jumpstart your new career. Our programs range from 16-26 weeks, and include access to a dedicated career services team, one-on-one mentoring, resume help, and portfolio building. Break into a high-demand and fast-growing profession with our hands-on virtual training.

We all need real estate and insurance agents, and we need experts like you to guide us in selecting the plans and options that make the most sense. With our self-paced courses, you can study on your schedule, at home, on your lunch break, and in the evening. All classes include guided learning from an instructor and can be completed 100% online on your phone, tablet, or computer. Study insurance and real estate with Hodges U.

Rapid Healthcare Certificates

Healthcare Career Training

Do you want a career that really makes a difference in people's lives? There is high demand for healthcare professionals across the country, especially Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs), dental assistants, phlebotomists, and Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs). With our rapid healthcare certificates, you can make the career transition in just a few weeks. The care you provide makes a positive impact. Make a change and start working in a fulfilling field today.

Hodges University Rapid Healthcare Training Certificates

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Corporate Training

Business Expertise 2.0

Hodges University brings Corporate Training to the next century with classes and workshops that are customized for your organization's needs.

Studies show that one of the best ways to retain talent is to provide professional development. Click on the buttons below to learn more about our classes in the areas of Leadership, Customer Service, and Microsoft Office.

Hodges University Customized Corporate Training | Workforce Development

Quick Response Training Grants

Contact us to learn how we can help you in the process of gaining QRT and/or IWT (Incumbent Worker Training) grant approval.
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CDL English Test Prep

Take Your CDL Test with Confidence!

A 6-week course that teaches you the essential vocabulary and grammar to pass your CDL test. Classes meet once per week for a 3-hour session - on campus or online. Includes full access to our English Grammar Online self-paced program.



Gabrielle Ontek

Workforce Program Co-ordinator

(239) 598-6161

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