Noncredit Class Enrollment Now Open

(Bradenton, Fla., December 17, 2012) – Noncredit class registration is under way for State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota's (SCF) Corporate and Community Development Division (CCD) spring schedule.

SCF's noncredit division offers an array of courses, including online, for those seeking professional development, personal enrichment or advice for starting or growing their own businesses.

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

Short-term specialized training is available 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. 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 noncredit class schedule online at To register and pay for classes, call SCF Bradenton at 941-752-5203; SCF Lakewood Ranch at 941-363-7000 and SCF Venice at 941-408-1412 or 941-408-1300 ext. 65203. Maps and directions are online at

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