Workforce Development / Contract Education

Job Training Programs

Biotechnology Workshops for Industry Professionals

Training workshops for biotechnology industry employers and employees designed to enhance skills. Taught by industry professionals with extensive hands-on experience. Funded by an Economic and Workforce Development grant.

Get more information and sign up for our Biotechnology Workshops for Industry Professionals.

ASL Interpreter Workshops and Special Classes

For working interpreters as well as qualified Ohlone College students. (Acceptance in Ohlone's Interpreter Preparation Program is not required to take these classes.) Some are semester long courses, others are 9-18 hour courses which meet over a weekend or two. These courses are offered for college credit and students may also earn CEUs.

More about ASL Interpreter Workshops and Special Classes.

Community Education

Professional development and career changing programs. Classes are held in convenient locations in the Fremont and Newark communities as well as from the comfort of your own home or office through our variety of online courses.

See Ohlone's Community Education classes.

Enrichment Programs

  • Community Education - Interest-based enrichment programs. Classes are held in convenient locations in the Fremont and Newark communities as well as from the comfort of your own home or office through our variety of online courses.

  • Ohlone for Kids and Teens - OFK's After School and Summer Enrichment Programs offer a unique blend of academic enrichment classes for students entering grades 4-11.

About Ohlone College Workforce Development

Ohlone College, through its Workforce Development group, is a leading educational provider that can deliver comprehensive workforce solutions to the local Fremont-Newark businesses, industry, government and individuals.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide high quality, accessible training and services that

  • provide businesses, industries and government with a world-class workforce and a competitive advantage .
  • enable the Fremont-Newark community to acquire knowledge and skills to obtain and maintain prosperous career opportunities and enhance their quality of life.

Our Workforce Development and Community Education groups serve the local community by offering an array of services.

Division

Kinesiology, Athletics, and Newark Campus Division.