Get it done, get ahead at the Workforce Institute

Workforce Institute training

At SPC's Workforce Institute, we pride ourselves in offering a trusted suite of services and options that are affordable and accessible to both individuals and organizations.

For goal-oriented individuals and businesses committed to accelerated professional growth, the Workforce Institute offers training, continuing education, industry certifications, licensures and career pathways. Our industry experts teach you the skills that local employers are looking for so you can get it done and get ahead.

Benefits of Workforce Institute programs

Through our workforce programs, you can:

  • Complete courses in as little as a few hours or opt for more extensive training
  • Update current skills
  • Earn Continuing Education Units (CEU)/Professional Development Units (PDU)
  • Participate in one of our exam prep courses for in-demand certifications
  • Earn industry certifications in just a few weeks
  • Continue into a degree program at SPC
  • Obtain new skills through certificate programs
  • Learn a new language

Business programs

Business training

Our business training programs include short-term courses, industry-recognized certifications and credentials, continuing education courses, exam prep courses and certificate programs.

Health Care

healthcare training

The Workforce Institute at St. Petersburg College offers quality allied health certifications for career entry as well as continuing education programs and courses for working professionals.


language study

Our communications classes can help you learn a foreign language or perfect your English.


Manufacturing, UAS/Drones image

We offer training and certifications in manufacturing, supply chain management and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).


technology collage

The Workforce Institute offers technology training and certifications in areas such as CompTIA (A+, Network+, Security+), Java Programming and Microsoft Office.


Through our advanced software, St. Petersburg College is constantly monitoring the most in-demand fields to determine shortages in workforce supply in the Tampa Bay region and across the state. We want to make sure we are meeting your needs. Notice an industry certification we are missing? Ask us about it! Simply send an email to