Other Noncredit Certificates

Certificate of Completion and Certificate of Competency programs are noncredit career development programs. These programs provide vocational training in focused areas and do not appear on the transcript. 

The following are other noncredit certificates offered at College of the Desert. Please refer to the programs pages of the catalog for detailed information on a particular program. 

  1. Automotive Technology
    1. Automotive Quick Service
    2. Automotive Terminology
  2. Building Energy Systems Professional
    1. Air Properties and Economizer Performance
    2. Proper HVAC System Preparation and System Charging
    3. Refrigerant Management and EPA-608 Preparation
    4. Residential Solar Installation
    5. Residential Solar Surveying & Planning
    6. Solar Battery Storage Installation & Maintenance
    7. Solar Site Planning Project
  3. Computer Information Systems
    1. A+ Preparatory
    2. Network+ Preparatory
    3. Security+ Preparatory
  4. English
    1. Language and Thought
    2. Organization
    3. Research & Argument
    4. Sentence
  5. English as a Second Language
    1. Advanced Academic ESLN
  6. Kinesiology
    1. Advanced First Aid and Safety, CPR/AED
    2. Lifeguard Training
    3. Water Safety Instructor
  7. Mathematics
    1. Integers
    2. Rational Numbers
    3. Whole Numbers