Certificate & Diploma Programs Include....

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Information Technology Programs

Information Technology Essentials

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    Looking to get into the Information Technology industry? Start here by learning the basics of computer hardware and operating systems required to get started in an IT career. Check out the brochure here.

    Cybersecurity & Information Technology

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      This flexible program was designed to accommodate intermediate to advanced IT Professionals. It focuses on teaching students how to protect data from theft, espionage, ransomware attacks, viruses and a whole host of new and evolving threats. Check out the brochure here.

      Cloud Computing Technologies

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        This cutting-edge program was designed to provide comprehensive training in Cloud Computing technologies, focusing on Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS environments. Check out the brochure here.

        Windows Desktop & Server Administration Technologies

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          This program expands beyond basic computer support and focuses on setting up and administering desktop computers and servers. Check out the brochure here.

          Microsoft (Office) 365 Administration Technologies

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            This program focuses in the administration of the Microsoft (Office) 365 environment including setting up and managing users, creating mailboxes, assigning access rights, and supporting user applications including, but not limited to, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, SharePoint, Teams and more. Check out the brochure here.

            Network Administration Technologies

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              This program focuses on the networking protocols and hardware that connect desktop computers, servers, and other devices together in a network. Learn how to setup and configure switches, routers, firewalls and a multitude of other hardware. Prior CompTIA A+ Certification is required. Check out the brochure here. 

              IT Help Desk Support Technologies

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                This program is an entry point into the Information Technology support field in more of a customer facing role.  Students will learn the basics of computer hardware and the most common office software applications for the purpose of helping others in their day-to-day activities. Students will finish this program with the opportunity to test for their Microsoft Office Specialist Associate Certifications in Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook. Check out the brochure here. 

                Marketing & Graphic Design Programs

                Digital Marketing Applications Specialist

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                  This program is for someone who has a prior marketing, advertising or graphics design background that needs to learn the latest software applications used in a Digital Marketing role. Check out the brochure here.

                  Digital Marketing & Web Design

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                    This program is for someone who would like to enter into the Digital Marketing field without prior experience. It focuses on the Web Design side of marketing. It teaches both the discipline of marketing and the many software applications used to create and manage websites and social media sites. Check out the brochure here.  

                    Digital Marketing & Animation

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                      This program is also for someone who would like to enter into the Digital Marketing field without prior experience.  It focuses on the graphics animation and rendering side of marketing.  It teaches both the discipline of marketing and the many software applications used to create animations and photorealistic renderings. Check out the brochure here.

                      Graphic Design Applications Specialist

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                        This program is for someone who has prior graphic design background and needs to learn the latest, top software applications used to create digital art. The program focuses on the the applications used to create drawings, websites, marketing content, renderings, and other graphics. This program may also be used to enter into the Digital Marketing field. Check out the brochure here.

                        Graphic Design Technologies         

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                          This is an entry level program for those with no graphics design experience.  In order to render an image or animate a product or figure, it needs to be created first. This program focuses on the actual art of drawing, character creation and other graphics skills required for a career in graphics design. It may also be used to enter into the Digital Marketing field. Check out the brochure here.

                          Building & Construction Programs

                          Building & Construction Design Applications Specialist

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                            This program focuses on teaching the required applications used by people in the building and construction trades including architecture and civil design. The ideal candidate will already have a background in these trades but this program may be taken by beginners for entry-level roles in drafting & office support. This program is perfect for the seasoned professional that needs to learn the latest modern software tools used in the industry. Check out the brochure here.

                            Civil Design Technologies

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                              This program focuses on teaching the required fundamental discipline specific subjects and software applications used by people in the Civil Design building and construction trades. No previous background is required.  This program is perfect for the seasoned construction worker or laborer who wants to move into a white collar position whether it be the actual design role or construction management role. You will also learn the latest modern software tools used in the industry. Check out the brochure here.

                              Architectural Design Technologies

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                                This program focuses on teaching the required fundamental discipline specific subjects and software applications used by people in the Architectural Design building and construction trades. This program is perfect for the seasoned construction worker or laborer who wants to move into a white collar position, whether it be the actual design role or construction management role. Check out the brochure here.

                                Management & Office Admin Programs

                                Office Administration & Support Technologies

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                                  This program covers basic to advanced office support and management skills required to provide the crucial services needed to keep any modern company running smoothly. This program is perfect for anyone looking to get back into the working world, that needs to update their office skills, or wants to make a career move to the front office. While there is a heavy emphasis on modern office software applications, we also offer electives for those who may need to brush up on basic topics. Check out the brochure here.

                                  Project Management Professional (PMP/CAPM)

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                                    This program prepares students for the PMP® (Project Management Professional) Certification Exam and/or the CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) Exam. Check out the brochure here.

                                    Mechanical & Architectural Programs

                                    Revit Architectural Design Applications Specialist

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                                      This program prepares students to be a proficient 3D Parametric Solid Modeler & Detailer using an industry-standard 3D Architectural Computer-Aided Design tool called Revit. Students will learn to create 3D models and produce technically accurate drawings of buildings and other architectural structures while learning industry-standard drafting & modeling practices.  No prior experience required to enroll in this program.

                                      SolidWorks Mechanical Design Applications Specialist

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                                        This program prepares students to be a proficient 3D Parametric Solid Modeler & Detailer using an industry-standard 3D Mechanical Computer-Aided Design tool called SolidWorks. Students will learn to create 3D models and produce technically accurate drawings of mechanical parts and assemblies while learning industry-standard drafting & modeling practices.  No prior experience required to enroll in this program.

                                        Creo Mechanical Design Applications Specialist

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                                          This program prepares students to be a proficient 3D Parametric Solid Modeler & Detailer using an industry-standard 3D Mechanical Computer-Aided Design tool called Creo (formally known as Pro/ENGINEER). Students will learn to create 3D models and produce technically accurate drawings of mechanical parts and assemblies while learning industry-standard drafting & modeling practices.  No prior experience required to enroll in this program.

                                          Inventor Mechanical Design Applications Specialist

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                                            This program prepares students to be a proficient 3D Parametric Solid Modeler & Detailer using an industry-standard 3D Mechanical Computer-Aided Design tool called Autodesk Inventor. Students will learn to create 3D models and produce technically accurate drawings of mechanical parts and assemblies while learning industry-standard drafting & modeling practices.  No prior experience required to enroll in this program.

                                            Mechanical Design Technologies

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                                              This program is specifically designed for individuals with little to no formal training in the Mechanical Design disciplines, preparing them for an entry level position as a Mechanical Designer.  If someone is a draftsman, CAD operator, or manufacturing/production associate, this is the perfect program to move them into a full design role.  This program is roughly equivalent to the course material covered in an Associate of Science in Mechanical Engineering Program, at a fraction of the cost and time.  A HS School Diploma or GED are the only prerequisites to enroll.

                                              Mechanical Engineering Review

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                                                This program is designed for the individual with a dated engineering degree who has been working as a manager or other non-engineering specific role, who wants to get back into either an engineering role or an engineering management position at a company that requires their engineering managers to also do actual engineering.  This program covers the core material covered in an Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Program, with a heavy emphasis on the mathematics (that are quickly lost without frequent use).  The actual duration of the program will be determined by the candidates current skill set in use. An engineering degree is a prerequisite to enroll. Other engineering backgrounds may benefit from this program as well.  Please always ask a counselor if a specific background would be a fit.

                                                Mechanical Engineering Technologies

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                                                  This Diploma level program is specifically designed for individuals with partial to no formal training in the Mechanical Engineering disciplines, preparing them for an entry level position as an Associate Mechanical Engineer.  If someone is a draftsman, CAD operator, or Mechanical designer, this is a perfect program to move them into an Associate Engineer role.  This Diploma level program it is roughly equivalent to the course material covered in an Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Program, at a fraction of the cost and time.  It will take between 1 and 2 years to complete depending on the individuals prior education background.  A HS School Diploma or GED are the only prerequisites to enroll.

                                                  Robotics, Manufacturing, & Production Programs

                                                  Manufacturing Applications Specialist

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                                                    This program focuses on attaining or updating applications level skills used by companies in managing, improving, and automating their core manufacturing and production processes.  If a student does not already have a thorough understanding of the core processes, applicable electives are available. No prior experience necessary to enroll in this program.

                                                    Production Technologies

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                                                      This program teaches the basics of production processes focusing on fabrication, assembly and machine operation functions. Our partnership with the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) allows our students to also attain the industry Certified Manufacturing Associate (CMfgA) credential which is the only certification in the manufacturing industry that is focused on basic manufacturing concepts and demonstrates an individual’s potential for high-demand, entry-level careers, including assemblers, manufacturing associates, and production workers. No prior experience necessary to enroll in this program.

                                                      Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

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                                                        The Advanced Manufacturing Technologies program focuses on how companies manage, improve, and automate their core manufacturing and production processes.  Core courses include a series on the Introduction to Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Continuous Process Improvement: and many more. A production, manufacturing or engineering background is required to enroll in this program.

                                                        Robotics & the Internet of Things (IoT)

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                                                          This program teaches the basics of Robotics through a series of hands-on robot building projects.  Students will start with some lessons on basic electronics and associated tools and equipment, then progress to building robots while learning the basics of robot operating systems, robotic drives, associated physics and how industrial robots and appliances connect and communicate using the internet.  No prior experience is required to enroll in this program.

                                                          Data Analytics, Data Science, & Software Programs

                                                          Data Analytics Applications Specialist

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                                                            This program focuses on attaining or updating applications level skills used in the Data Analytics and Data Science fields. Students will learn industry standard analysis tools that are used in data technologies environments.  Applications include Excel, Tableau, Python, SQL, Power BI and many more. Successful graduates will also obtain an industry recognized Data Analytics Professional Certification. The ideal candidate will have a background in a data related field including software programming. No prior experience is necessary to enroll in this program.

                                                            Data Analytics Technologies

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                                                              This program teaches both a deep understanding of the mechanics of working with data, and the capacity to identify and communicate the data-driven insights that ultimately influence business decisions. Data Analysts do a set of operations known as ETL (extract, transform, load), collecting data from one or more sources, apply some transformations, and then load into a different source. This program was designed specifically for those who have little to no experience.

                                                              Data Science & Machine Learning Technologies

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                                                                This program explores the fields of Natural Language Processing (NLP), Machine Vision and Deep Learning. Data Scientists work on the data created by Data Analysts and put it to use, like creating text from speech, recognizing someone’s biological characteristics to allow access to something, teaching a machine what to pick up or a car what to avoid. In all but the largest companies, most Data Scientists have to wear both hats… and we can train you for that! No prior experience is required to enroll in this program.

                                                                Software Engineering Technologies

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                                                                  This flexible program was designed to accommodate beginners to advanced individuals. For those new to software technologies, it begins with teaching basic programming best practices to ensure you are properly prepared to learn and manage more advanced software functions.  Coursework and labs teach and prepare students to obtain Industry-Recognized Certifications from major industry players such as Microsoft, Amazon (AWS) and Oracle to name a few. Languages available include, but are not limited to, Python, C++, C#, Java, R, and many more.  No prior experience is necessary to enroll in this program.

                                                                  GIS and Digital Cartography Technologies

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                                                                    This program focuses on the required discipline and applications used by people in this field.  Cartography is the art of creating maps with interpreted data.  A cartographer, or mapmaker “digitally” illustrates the visualization of data with some spatial dimension.  GIS is a model of such data in a computer environment.  Using GIS, we can simplify, focus, or generalize information in maps with multimedia and annotation. Maps and digitized cartographic products are in high demand in a countless multiplicity of industries such as construction, mining, resource management, demographic analysis, aerospace, property survey, law enforcement, smart agriculture, and outdoor recreation. No prior experience is required to enroll in this program.

                                                                    Exploration & Skills Refinement Programs

                                                                    Open Career Studies

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                                                                      This program is for individuals who have existing job experience in a particular field but need additional, targeted skills, to broaden their marketability or to help qualify for a more specific job position.  It does not force them to take all the core courses for a particular discipline.  It is meant to help a person fill in the skills gaps that may have developed during their career. This program is an excellent option for anyone in a management position who may want to learn skills in a different industry. There are no prior experience requirements to enroll in this program.

                                                                      Science & Technology Exploration Program (STEP)

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                                                                        Designed for the recent High School graduate or displaced worker whose career has been obsoleted, this exploratory program gives the individual exposure to many possible career paths, while earning some industry-recognized credentials, without dropping $25,000 to $65,000 for the first year of college only to find out they picked the wrong major.  We have hand-picked some suggested courses from our list of over 2,000 courses to offer a broad overview of some of the science and technology career paths a person can ultimately take. No prior experience is required to enroll in this program.

                                                                        We offer certifications including, but not limited to....

                                                                        CompTIA A+
                                                                        CompTIA CySA+
                                                                        CompTIA Security+
                                                                        CompTIA Network+
                                                                        CompTIA PenTest+
                                                                        Cisco CCNA
                                                                        CompTIA IT Operations Specialist (CIOS)
                                                                        CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist (CSIS)
                                                                        VMware Certifications
                                                                        Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
                                                                        Lean Six Sigma Healthcare
                                                                        Lean Management
                                                                        Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
                                                                        Windows Server
                                                                        SME Additive Manufacturing
                                                                        Certifications in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access

                                                                        Data Analytics Professional
                                                                        Tableau Desktop Certified
                                                                        Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
                                                                        Project Management Professional (PMP)
                                                                        3ds Max Certifications
                                                                        Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certifications
                                                                        LEED Certification
                                                                        Google Ads Certification
                                                                        Google Analytics Individual Qualification (GAIQ)
                                                                        Google Digital Garage
                                                                        Salesforce Certifications
                                                                        American Marketing Association (AMA) Certifications
                                                                        Adobe Creative Cloud Certifications
                                                                        Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Certification
                                                                        SME Additive Manufacturing
                                                                        Total Quality Management (TQM)

                                                                        Revit Architecture Certified Professional
                                                                        Revit MEP Electrical Certified Professional
                                                                        Revit MEP Mechanical & Plumbing Certified Professional
                                                                        Revit Structure Certified Professional
                                                                        Autodesk Certified User (ACU)
                                                                        Autodesk Certified Professional (ACP) in Revit Structural
                                                                        AutoCAD Drafting & Design ACP
                                                                        Creo Fundamentals Certification
                                                                        Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA)
                                                                        Certified SolidWorks Professional (CSWP)
                                                                        Certified SolidWorks Expert (CSWE)
                                                                        Certified Manufacturing Associate (CMfgA)
                                                                        Certified Manufacturing Technologist (CMfgT)
                                                                        Certified Manufacturing Expert (CMfgE)
                                                                        and more...

                                                                        Open Job Positions

                                                                        At Visible Edge, we also work with our students to optimize their resume, fill skill gaps, and find new job opportunities - in order to get them back into the workforce as soon as possible.

                                                                        On our Job Board, we post job opportunities for companies that we work with, as well as some other supplemental open positions. Think you might be interested in a position posted on our Job Board? Please contact us or simply upload a resume.

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