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Career Training Programs

Career Training Programs at UNMCE offer skills training to help you enter the workforce. Classes and certificates are intended for those interested in gaining entry level employment in up-and-coming industries such as sustainable energy, human resources management, and legal support careers.

Career Training Classes


In-Person Classes

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Discover how to facilitate learning in the workplace or classroom. You'll explore adult learning theory, learning styles and the unique characteristics of adult learners. This course views adult learners both as a collective group and as individuals with diverse needs while emphasizing the practical and summarizing the theoretical. It's helpful for anyone teaching or training adults in formal or informal settings.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section WIA‐PD

23000
$495
1/16/18 - 2/13/18
Tue 5:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Barbara Ibanez, MA
CE South Building

Registration for this section opens 11/27/17

Receive an introduction to the complete five‐step Instructional System Design (ISD) model: analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation. Then you'll participate in a detailed study of the analysis and design steps. The class discussions will focus on defining the target audience, developing a content outline and writing instructional objectives. You'll also develop a training project analysis and design a document for the final class project. Notes: Prerequisite: Facilitating Adult Learning or prior experience with adult learning theory. Required text: Developing Technical Training: A Structured Approach for Developing Classroom and Computer‐based Instructional Materials, 3rd ed., Ruth Colvin Clark. Students are required to purchase and bring their textbook with them on the first day of class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section WIA‐PD

23003
$529
2/20/18 - 3/27/18
Tue 5:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Barbara Ibanez, MA
CE South Building

Registration for this section opens 11/27/17

Facilitating learning in an online environment requires familiarity with a range of technologies and learning management systems available. In this class, you will explore and gain practice with some of the technological tools used to create and deliver effective teaching and training online. Gain confidence in your online course development across platforms while considering the strengths and limitations of each. Prerequisite: 23003: Instructional Systems Design.

Section WIA‐PD

23042
$395
1/29/18 - 2/7/18
Mon 5:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM and Mon, Wed 5:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Ludmila Layne
CE South Building, Online Course

Registration for this section opens 11/27/17

Online courses are now standard learning environments, so it's important that you know how to develop them. This class focuses on building online course components that maximize content comprehension in an online environment. You'll study how to incorporate activities and other course content that encourages interaction and enhances student engagement. You'll also build your knowledge of common course development activities, including discussion sessions, uploading assignments, adding video and other media, and developing assessments. Notes: This is a hybrid course. This class will meet face‐to‐face for the first class session only. This face‐to‐face class session will give the students an introduction to the Moodle platform and how to access their course shells. The class is a total of 18 hours, with 3 hours face‐to‐face, 12 hours working independently online and 3 hours with a one‐on‐one session with the instructor to focus on technical support. The one‐on‐one is arranged between the student and instructor.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section FAA

23045
$529
10/16/17 - 11/1/17
Mon, Wed 5:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM and Mon, Wed 5:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Ludmila Layne
CE South Building, Online Course

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Become a Global Career Development Facilitator! This 120 hour certification course will develop or enhance your career in career development. A GCDF may serve as a career group facilitator, job search trainer, career resource center coordinator, career coach, career development case manager, intake interviewer, occupational and labor market information resource person, academic advisor, human resource career development coordinator, employment/placement specialist, or workforce development staff person. This exciting course is designed to help individuals learn to assist individuals in their career development. This course is a hybrid course — we will meet face to face once per week for a total of 30 hours, and students are responsible for self‐paced online coursework as well. Students can expect approximately 30 hours of homework while completing this course. There will be an additional 60 hours of coursework completed online on the student's own time. Participants must have a bachelor's degree and currently be working in or pursuing a career advisement position. Participants also must have career development experience (academic advising and counseling experience fulfils this requirement). Contact Jenna Crabb at mailto:jennas@unm.edu for program questions. Times in the schedule include the number of hours expected each week to work on the online portion of the class. All face‐to‐face meetings will be in the UNM Career Services Conference Room (University Advisement and Enrichment Center, Room 220).

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section WIA‐PD

23077
$1295
1/16/18 - 4/5/18
Tue, Thu 4:00 PM ‐ 6:30 PM and Mon, Wed 5:00 PM ‐ 8:00 PM
Jenna Crabb, PhD
Online Course, UNM Main Campus

Registration for this section opens 11/27/17

Online Classes

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Lovegevity/Wedding Planning Institute's Certified Wedding and Event Planning online course is an intensive program designed to educate students on the wedding and event planning business best practices, methods and techniques to get started in the planning industry right away. Six months of access are provided to the online curriculum, course textbook, wedding and event planning software, exam fee, certification, student center library of resources, instructional videos and templates. Connect with other students around the world in discussion boards, messaging, blogs and individual online classes. Apply for internships and/or job placement assistance. You are given six (6) months from the date of registration to complete this program.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section WIA‐PD

21101
$1195
1/8/18 - 6/25/18
Mon, Sat 12:01 AM ‐ 12:03 AM
Institute Lovegevity/Wedding Planning
Online Course

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Corporate events may range from a new product launch to a retirement dinner. This course will cover the many types of corporate events and provide a detailed guideline on how to design the event, plan the event, set budgets, execute successfully, review performances, and charge for services. This course covers: ‐Special Events: galas, fundraisers, public relations, product promotions ‐Meetings: professional, corporate, business networking ‐Assemblies: conferences, conventions ‐Recognition: incentives, awards, achievements ‐Training: seminars, workshops, education Tuition includes CEP workbook, online curriculum, student center and certificate. You have six (6) months from the date of registratoin to complete this program.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section WIA‐PD

21110
$1095
1/8/18 - 7/7/18
Mon, Sat 12:01 AM ‐ 12:02 AM
Institute Lovegevity/Wedding Planning
Online Course

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Online Sustainable Energy Careers

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The Biofuel Production Operations Online Training Program will give you the education you need to work as a biofuel production operator, inspecting and repairing equipment, operating computer systems, and handling lab equipment. Read More...

$2595
Online Class

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Online Registration only available for Credit Card purchases. All other forms of payment must be completed over the phone, or in person.
Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
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For decades to come, natural gas will be produced and consumed in the United States, creating an ongoing demand for natural gas plant operators. This online program provides the fundamental technical background you need to get started in this field. Read More...

$2595
Online Class

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Are you prepared for an exciting career as a leader in the green collar economy? The Senior Certified Sustainability Professional Online Training Program will prepare you to set the course and coordinate an enterprise's sustainability strategy. Read More...

$2495
Online Class

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Learn the fundamentals of photovoltaic solar powered energy systems and gain the knowledge you'll need for an entry level position with a dealer, installer, or other photovoltaic industry company. Read More...

$1895
Online Class

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This entry-level Wind Energy Professional program prepares you for a career in the wind energy industry. Read More...

$2395
Online Class

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Career Training Certificates


Instruction and Facilitation

Instruction & Facilitation Training

  • Professional Trainer Certificate
  • Online Instructor Certificate
  • Global Career Development Facilitator Certificate
  • Instructional Media Developer Certificate

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Legal Professionals

Legal Support Careers

  • Legal Assistant
  • Paralegal

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Solar Technician

Sustainable Energy

  • Biofuel Production Operations
  • Natural Gas Plant Operations
  • Senior Certified Sustainability Professional
  • Solar Power Professional
  • Wind Energy Professional

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Human Resources Professional

Human Resource Management

  • Human Resources Professional - Online

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Tuition Assistance

Tuition Assistance may be available if you are unemployed, a veteran or veteran’s spouse, or a person with a disability. Other options include education loans. For more funding options, and contact information, please visit our Loans and Financial Aid page.


UNM Tuition Remission

UNM Staff, Faculty and Retirees: You may use your Tuition Remission for all Professional Development classes.

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