Free & Low Cost Career Skills Classes in the Santa Clarita Valley


Employee Training Institute

ETI provides on site, customized training in most technical skills and business topics such as Print Reading, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Project Management, Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T), Supervisory skills, Management and Leadership, and many others. Recently, ETI was rewarded $750,000 in funding to provide its award-winning training curriculum to local businesses.


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School of Personal & Professional Learning

The School of Personal and Professional Learning (PPL) at College of the Canyons provides lifelong learning classes to residents of all ages with opportunities for professional development, skills development, and language acquisition. These courses are offered tuition-free and are supported by the State of California.



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The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation (SCVEDC) is a unique private / public partnership representing the united effort of regional industry and government leaders. SCVEDC utilizes an integrated approach to attracting, retaining and expanding a diversity of businesses in the Santa Clarita Valley, especially those in key industry clusters, by offering competitive business services including workforce development, business research and data, assistance visits, and other resources.