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Valencia College has partnered with LevelUp Florida to help Central Floridians gain employment in high-growth fields. LevelUp Florida serves the millions of workers who were furloughed or laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic by connecting them with sources for the training they need to re-enter the workforce in a promising career.

Programs and Certificates


TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE

Accounting Specialist

Introduces the basic concepts of how to prepare, present and analyze various business reports, while training students for entry-level positions in the accounting field.

 


TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE

Accounting Applications

Builds on the skills of accounting operations and covers more advanced applications in accounting.

 


TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE

Accounting Operations

Builds on the skills of an accounting specialist, and covers additional concepts in accounting operations.

 


TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE

Computer Information Technology Specialist

Prepares students to provide IT customer support with a basic knowledge of various software applications, networking technologies, hardware configurations and troubleshooting.

 


TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE

Digital Forensics

Prepares students for employment as a Digital Forensics Examiner, and focuses on the process of detecting hacking attacks, extracting evidence, and conducting audits to prevent future attacks.

 

TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE

Cybersecurity

Prepares students for careers as Information Security Managers, Network Security Professionals, Security Penetration Testing Professionals, and Systems Security Practitioners.

 

TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE

Medical Information Coder/Biller

Prepares students for entry-level employment as medical coders and health insurance specialists.

 

ACCELERATED SKILLS TRAINING

Medical Office Specialist

Prepares students to become Administrative Medical Assistant professionals by teaching how to manage electronic health records, insurance, billing and coding claims processing and more. Students can earn the NHA Certified Medical Administrative Assistant, NHA Certified Billing and Coding Specialist, NHA Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist and AHA Basic Life Support Certifications.

 


ACCELERATED SKILLS TRAINING

Clinical Medical Assistant

Prepares students for a career as a Clinical Medical Assistant and covers topics from anatomy to HIPAA compliance, basic life support, health care ethics and more. Students can earn their NHA Clinical Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), NHA Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) and AHA Basic Life Support credentials.

 


ACCELERATED SKILLS TRAINING

IT Network Support Specialist

Prepares students for entry-level employment as an IT Network professional. Students can earn industry-recognized credentials such as CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+.

 


ACCELERATED SKILLS TRAINING

Commercial Truck Driving

Teaches students pre-trip and road vehicle inspections, backing of large tractor trailers and truck control systems, coupling and uncoupling, maneuvering techniques and more. Students can earn a State of Florida Class A CDL License. 

 


ACCELERATED SKILLS TRAINING

Carpentry

Teaches students structural framing, construction math, stair layout, construction drawings, principles of project management, concrete formwork and reinforcement, site safety and more. Students can earn NCCER Carpentry Level 1, NCCER Core, Site Safety, Rigging/Signal Person, Fall Protection and OSHA 10 credentials.

 

ACCELERATED SKILLS TRAINING

Welding 1

Teaches students skills such as fabricating and assembling structures, equipment and more through the use of blueprints, raw materials and related tools. Students can earn OSHA 10 credentials, as well as qualifications for the SMAW and GMAW designations.

 


ACCELERATED SKILLS TRAINING

Welding 2

Teaches advanced welding techniques including gas metal arc welding and an introduction to CNC plasma arc welding. Students can earn OSHA 10 credentials, as well as qualifications for the GMAWA, FCAW and GTAW designations.

 


ACCELERATED SKILLS TRAINING

Industrial Maintenance Technician (Mechatronics)

Prepares students for a career as an essential employee in the distribution and manufacturing industries. Students can earn Maintenance Operations (NIMS), Fluid Power (PMMI), Industrial Electricity 1 (PMMI), Mechanical Components 1 (PMMI) and OSHA 10 certifications.

 


TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Prepares students for state board certification as an emergency medical technician and focuses on the fundamentals of emergency healthcare in a pre-hospital environment.

 


ACADEMY

Law Enforcement Officer

Prepares students for entry-level law enforcement positions as police officers and deputy sheriffs. Students learn law, communications, first aid, firearms, defensive tactics, crash investigation and more, and undertake a State Exam Review.

 

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