Skills and Short-Term Training

Explore our short-term training opportunities for courses, trainings and certifications for entry-level employment for in demand careers, certifications for resume and skill enhancement, personal and professional development and CEU (continuing education) opportunities. Short-term trainings can also be the first step in your pathway to higher education and life-long learning. The benefit of these opportunities is not to receive academic credit, but rather to earn a certificate of completion that gives you knowledge for career entry or advancement.

Hiring - Training Facilitators

Fiber Optic Technician Training Facilitator

吃瓜不打烊, Workforce Development, is seeking a training facilitator for our new Fiber Optic Technician program.

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吃瓜不打烊, 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro, Ohio 45133

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State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) Training Facilitator

吃瓜不打烊 Workforce Development is seeking a training facilitator for our STNA program.

Course Date, Times, and Location:

The course content is developed to meet the Ohio Department of Health requirements. The course includes classroom, lab, and clinical. Course dates vary; primary hours will be between 12:00 pm to 8:30 pm, weekdays and limited Saturdays. The training will occur at 吃瓜不打烊, 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro, Ohio 45133.

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Calendar of Events

Training Date Time Location Instructor Cost Additional Information
Truck Driving Academy WeekDAY Class A CDL 5/28/2024 8:00am - 4:30pm Wilmington or Piketon J.T. Smith $5,750 View the Truck Driving Academy webpage for more information and to register.
Customer Service - Building Better Relationships with Customers 5/30/2024 8:00am - 12:00pm Hillsboro | RM: 307 Filomena Nelson $175 View the Professional Development Programs webpage for more information and to register.
Truck Driving Academy WeekEND Class A CDL 6/8/2024 8:00am - 4:30pm Wilmington or Piketon J.T. Smith $5,750 View the Truck Driving Academy webpage for more information and to register.
2024 Kids Career Encounter - Health Sciences (9-13yrs) 6/24/2024 8:30am - 11:30am Hillsboro
RM: 340 & 346
Julie Krebs & Meg Storrs $25 View the 2024 Kids Career Encounter webpage for more information and to register.
2024 Kids Career Encounter - Health Sciences (14-17yrs) 6/24/2024 1:00pm - 4:00pm Hillsboro
RM: 340 & 346
Julie Krebs & Meg Storrs $25 View the 2024 Kids Career Encounter webpage for more information and to register.
2024 Kids Career Encounter - Math (9-13yrs) 6/24/2024 8:30am - 11:30am Mt. Orab
RM: 102
Bob Krauss $25 View the 2024 Kids Career Encounter webpage for more information and to register.
2024 Kids Career Encounter - Math (14-17yrs) 6/24/2024 1:00pm - 4:00pm Mt. Orab
RM: 102
Bob Krauss $25 View the 2024 Kids Career Encounter webpage for more information and to register.
2024 Kids Career Encounter - Biology (9-13yrs) 6/25/2024 8:30am - 11:30am Hillsboro Amie Gardner & Terry Flum $25 View the 2024 Kids Career Encounter webpage for more information and to register.
2024 Kids Career Encounter - Biology (14-17yrs) 6/25/2024 1:00pm - 4:00pm Hillsboro Amie Gardner & Terry Flum $25 View the 2024 Kids Career Encounter webpage for more information and to register.
2024 Kids Career Encounter - Early Childhood Education (9-13yrs) 6/25/2024 8:30am - 11:30am Mt. Orab
RM: 102
Nicole Sheppard $25 View the 2024 Kids Career Encounter webpage for more information and to register.
2024 Kids Career Encounter - Early Childhood Education (14-17yrs) 6/25/2024 1:00pm - 4:00pm Mt. Orab
RM: 102
Nicole Sheppard $25 View the 2024 Kids Career Encounter webpage for more information and to register.
2024 Kids Career Encounter - Early Childhood Education (9-13yrs) 6/26/2024 8:30am - 11:30am Hillsboro
RM: 103
Nicole Sheppard $25 View the 2024 Kids Career Encounter webpage for more information and to register.
2024 Kids Career Encounter - Early Childhood Education (14-17yrs) 6/26/2024 1:00pm - 4:00pm Hillsboro
RM: 103
Nicole Sheppard $25 View the 2024 Kids Career Encounter webpage for more information and to register.
2024 Kids Career Encounter - Art (9-13yrs) 6/26/2024 8:30am - 11:30am Mt. Orab
Art Lab
Heather Hitchman $25 View the 2024 Kids Career Encounter webpage for more information and to register.
2024 Kids Career Encounter - Art (14-17yrs) 6/26/2024 1:00pm - 4:00pm Mt. Orab
Art Lab
Heather Hitchman $25 View the 2024 Kids Career Encounter webpage for more information and to register.
2024 Kids Career Encounter - Math (9-13yrs) 6/27/2024 8:30am - 11:30am Hillsboro
RM: 103
Bob Krauss $25 View the 2024 Kids Career Encounter webpage for more information and to register.
2024 Kids Career Encounter - Math (14-17yrs) 6/27/2024 1:00pm - 4:00pm Hillsboro
RM: 103
Bob Krauss $25 View the 2024 Kids Career Encounter webpage for more information and to register.
2024 Kids Career Encounter - Biology (9-13yrs) 6/27/2024 8:30am - 11:30am Mt. Orab
RM: 106
Amie Gardner $25 View the 2024 Kids Career Encounter webpage for more information and to register.
2024 Kids Career Encounter - Biology (14-17yrs) 6/27/2024 1:00pm - 4:00pm Mt. Orab
RM: 106
Amie Gardner $25 View the 2024 Kids Career Encounter webpage for more information and to register.

Tooling U-SME

吃瓜不打烊 is proud to announce a partnership with Tooling U-SME to provide you with online/hybrid manufacturing training options.

Online Training from Southern State and Tooling U-SME offers a quick-start, progressive road map that allows manufacturers to build career paths for employees. This online training is intended to enhance your existing on-the-job training, create a job progression plan, and require minimal preparation. It is efficient, effective training that has been developed with input from manufacturing experts.

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Flexible and Convenient

Online classes are self-paced and typically take about 60 minutes to complete. They are quickly and conveniently accessible on desktops and laptops or on tablets and phones by using the Tooling U-SME app.

Online Training offers:
  • Content developed by industry experts
  • Convenient accessibility: anytime, anywhere
  • Self-paced instruction
  • Predefined curriculum for each job role
  • Engaging and interactive content
  • Pre- and post-training knowledge assessments
  • Access to Tooling U-SME's Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Guidance from Tooling U-SME's Client Success team, including advice, insights, and ideas built on best practices and years of experience.

For additional details on how Southern State can make these programs work for your organization, visit the Tooling U-SME webpage or contact Amy McClellan at amcclellan@sscc.edu or x3510.

TechCred

吃瓜不打烊 is pleased to announce the launch of a new innovative known as the TechCred Program, which aims to enhance Ohio's skilled workforce by reimbursing employers (that's YOU) who help current or new employees earn industry-recognized, technology-focused credentials. Boosting Ohio's manufacturing talent pool is an important goal of the program. More information about this new program can be found at

Here are some key details that you should know about this program:

  • Businesses will identify the specific, technology-centric qualifications they need, as well as the employee(s) they want to upskill.
  • To qualify for reimbursement of training costs, the employer must partner with a training provider and . Individuals listed in an employer's application must be Ohio residents with a verifiable Ohio address.
  • The state will reimburse up to $2,000 of training costs per credential upon completion. There is a limit of one reimbursement available per employee in each funding round.
  • Employers are eligible to receive up to $30,000 per funding round, and businesses of all sizes are eligible, according to the .
  • Upcoming Application Period: TBD. Contact Amy McClellan at amcclellan@sscc.edu for more information.

The Ohio Manufacturers' Association was a strong supporter of the provision in Ohio's new two-year budget that appropriated $30 million to support this credentialing program. The state intends to fund 20,000 credentials over the next two years. For questions regarding TechCred, please email TechCred@development.ohio.gov

Customized Training

Southern State offers many types of training and programs, but we can go beyond our standard offerings and completely customize a program to meet your specific needs. Let us know what you need and we can design a non-credit, high-impact, condensed program to help you meet your company goals.

Do you need to improve customer retention? Would you like your staff to become proficient in utilizing all the new features of the latest Microsoft® Word or Excel versions? Would you like to improve general performance in a non-threatening environment? We can help with all of these and much more!

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Fundamental Short-Term Training

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Online Career, Professional, & Certification Training

Train Online for In-Demand Jobs

In partnership with ed2go, 吃瓜不打烊 offers flexible, self-paced non-credit certificate programs to help you start a new career or advance within your current occupation. Each course is developed by a team of experts and comes with dedicated student advisors to support you as you train for jobs in high demand fields and prepare for nationally recognized certifications. Get industry certified in IT, business, healthcare, legal studies, and more. Upon completing your program with a passing score, you'll receive a certificate of completion from 吃瓜不打烊, and when applicable, a voucher to sit for the certification exam.