The Continuing Education Department is committed to providing individuals and businesses with quality specialized training and education. Our goal is to provide customized training programs for workers needing to attain, refine and broaden their skills to meet current industry and workforce needs.
We offer courses that address the constantly changing and developing technical field. From precision machinery, advanced manufacturing, electronics, and PLC training to tailor-made programs, Johnson College can meet individual and business needs. Courses can be delivered at our Scranton campus or off-site at a company’s facility.
Johnson College has worked with local industry to provide customized job training programs for over 30 years. We have successfully helped such companies as Cinram, Sandvik Steel, Intermetro Industries, Fairchild Semiconductor, and Linde, just to name a few.
We dedicate ourselves to connecting new companies, growing businesses and individuals seeking continuing education programs with locally available workforce development funding opportunities.
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Johnson College’s job training programs are targeted to individuals who are interested in making a career change and need the necessary training to help secure employment. These programs are typically three to six months in length. Depending on the course, classes are held either during the day or in the evenings. Classes are approximately 25 hours per week and run Monday through Thursday. This allows an individual to still maintain either part-time or full-time employment as well as Fridays off. Current job training programs include:
Basic Cutting and Welding
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Training
Johnson College’s advanced skill training courses are targeted to individuals currently employed in a technical position and looking to advance their skills in a particular area. These courses are typically 30 – 45 hours in length and occur one night a week for 3 to 4 hours per night. This schedule allows an individual to attend after work and maintain personal and work commitments for the remainder of the week. Examples of our advanced skill courses include:
Land Surveyors & Engineers Seminars
MRI-CT Technologist Certificate Program
Introduction to Supply Chain Management
Johnson College designs, delivers and evaluates tailor-made technical training programs. Such projects can include:
Incumbent worker training
Johnson College can develop training programs for companies interested in addressing their training needs for their existing workforce. Collaboration with the company through on-site visits and meetings with key staff provide the necessary background to prepare formal recommendations regarding a training curriculum and timeline.
Johnson College specializes in pre-employment testing, matching employer needs with candidates skills and capabilities. Testing can be written, tactile or both. Similar testing can be provided to evaluate a current employee’s skill set for job transfers or promotions.
Continuing Education Department’s Payment and Refund Policy:
Programs and activities offered as part of Johnson College’s Continuing Education Department are not included in the scope of recognition of the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), the College’s accrediting agency.
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