PaCE Offering Free Professional Development Trainings

In response to today’s rapidly changing job market due to the COVID-19 pandemic, College of the Desert’s Partnership and Community Education program is offering 10 free self-paced professional development trainings.

Register now for any of the free trainings listed below by the end of June and earn your certificate from PaCE. Each training takes approximately 24 hours to complete, and offers participants three months of access from the time they start.

These trainings are open to the public and include a mix of hard and soft skills that provide opportunities for career growth and success. A great resource for students, job seekers and those currently employed, these trainings also offer personal and professional development during these complicated times.

Trainings are designed as online self-paced tutorials, completely free of cost. Free trainings include:

  • Creating Web Pages

  • Creating WordPress Websites

  • Fundamentals of Supervision and Management

  • Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search

  • Keys to Effective Communication

  • Managing Customer Service

  • Marketing Your Business on the Internet

  • Personal Finance

  • Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring

  • Individual Excellence

In addition to these, PaCE offers hundreds of other online professional development and personal enrichment training options. To register or for more information, visit