Prepare for high-demand, higher wage careers in a short amount of time.
Accelerated Skills Training programs focus on intensive, hands-on training designed to help individuals get a job and make more money in just weeks. With convenient locations in Orange and Osceola counties, each center has instructors that call on their real-world experience to teach the newest industry techniques—providing students with the tools needed to succeed.
Manufacturing career opportunities continue to grow at a rapid pace throughout Central Florida. Students in advanced manufacturing will gain the experience, technical skills and industry certifications required by employers. These skills include creating and innovating, troubleshooting advanced technologies, and completing finished and assembled products.
Construction and Maintenance
Our Construction and Maintenance programs provide hands-on skills training and the opportunity to earn industry-recognized credentials sought after by local employers. Programs span across the construction trades, whether you want to build from the ground up, operate heavy machinery, or help your community weather the storm as a powerline technician, we have what you’ll need to succeed. Start your career today in this rapidly growing, financially rewarding field.
With job growth expected to rise 18 percent by 2026, a skilled health care workforce is crucial. Working hand-in-hand with leaders in our medical community, we’ve created a top-notch medical assisting program and relationships that will boost your career into high gear. The flexible scheduling options for this program may be just what you are looking for to begin your journey as a medical professional.
Career opportunities in information technology are on the rise. Develop the knowledge and skills needed for a high-paying IT career.
Transportation and Logistics
From managing quality control and safety checks to handling warehouse operations and learning how to drive forklifts and commercial trucks — students will be able to choose a path that prepares them for employment. Once completed, the students will have the skills and industry certifications required by the transportation and logistics industry.
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
Learn real-world, practical English for personal and professional use. Our English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program is designed for adults with a busy schedule and is geared for all levels from beginner to advanced. This program is designed to increase the participant’s proficiency in speaking, listening, reading, and writing English.
Valencia College has partnered with YouthBuild USA to educate and empower students by building a sustainable pathway to a better career. YouthBuild programs develop ethical young leaders to take responsibility for their career, families, and communities.