Enrollment Open for Spring 2012 Noncredit Classes

(Bradenton, Fla., December 13, 2011) - Registration is under way for noncredit classes offered by State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota’s (SCF) Corporate and Community Development Division (CCD) this spring.

SCF offers an array of courses for those seeking professional development, personal enrichment or advice for starting their own business or growing an existing business.

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at SCF is a hub for providing new and existing businesses with low- to no-cost information, training, counseling services and workshops at convenient locations. SBDC offers advice on business basics, funding sources, marketing strategies and Web launch and design. Visit

Those wanting to advance in or change their career path can pursue short-term specialized training through SCF’s Continuing and Community Education, which offers private investigator, security officer, insurance and real estate professional development classes. Visit

Professional development classes at SCF include a broad array of courses for beginners and advanced computer users that include learning how to develop an iPhone/iPad application. Visit

SCF’s Traffic Safety Institute offers classes for first-time drivers, mature drivers and individuals arrested for driving with suspended or revoked licenses.Visit

View the spring class schedule online at To register and pay for classes, go to For more information, call SCF Bradenton at 941- 752-5203; SCF Lakewood Ranch at 941- 363-7000 and SCF Venice at 941- 408-1412. Maps and directions are online at

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