The Division of Professional & Career Education (PACE)

The Division of Professional & Career Education, through our partnerships, offers you access to training and qualifications of a national and international standard.

PACE is well positioned to provide high quality, cost-effective, workforce training to prepare a skilled work force for the future. As well as providing leadership in workforce development through adult basic and workplace literacy education, adult vocational, and vocational non-credit courses.

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    PACE opportunities include Contract Training designed to meet organizational specific needs and detailed Occupational Nationally Required Criteria that falls outside the college-credit programme.  

    PACE Advantages:

    • Focus on career/job preparation and lifelong learning as fundamental missions
    • Extensive, effective links with local business, industry, labour, and government constituents
    • Provision of high-quality training/retraining at a reasonable cost
    • Continued emphasis on customer-focused, workforce training partnerships with local business/industry constituents.
    • Access to training and qualifications to national and international standards.

    The vision for the future of the Division of Professional & Career Education at Bermuda College is to optimize the current courses using a process of evaluation; review the total offerings and confirm that we are realizing the potential in the full scope of all items contained in our PACE offerings. We also plan to aggressively grow by working with the local workforce to confirm what the actual need is. As we collect this data it will help PACE to identify what we can add to our already successful local and external offerings.

  • External Certificates & Professional Designations Open or Close

    External Certificates & Professional Designations

  • Workforce Development Certificates Open or Close
  • Professional & Continuing Education Courses Open or Close

    Professional & Continuing Education Courses

    • Bartending  FAB 815
      Bartending is a course designed for persons wishing to become professional bartenders or for the person who wants to know more about mixology, liqueurs and wine. The course also covers the required TIPS training.
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    • English for Speakers of Other Languages
      English as a Second Language offers up-to-date English language instruction to adult learners seeking to communicate with English speakers, acquire basic literacy skills, learn about the culture and customs of Bermuda and fulfil their goals as family members, workers, community participants, and lifelong learners. Applicants will be assessed to determine placement.

      • Beginners  ESL 800 - For adults who speak very little English. Join in this small group where participants develop their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. 

      • Intermediate ESL 801 - Students must have an intermediate level of fluency in speaking and reading English for this course. The focus will be on four skill areas: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students will work to improve their grammar, use of idioms, reading and writing. Discussions will be related to various topics of student interest.

    • Introduction to Real Estate   RST 860
      Provides the fundamental knowledge required for those navigating the Bermuda real estate market and those entering the real estate industry. The content for the course is designed around the requirements for the Bermuda Real Estate Exam. 
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    • Marine Navigation   NAV 851
      This basic course covers the syllabus for the Marine and Ports Local Licenses to “C” Class covering coastal navigation in local and international waters.
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  • Distance Education Courses - Spring 2018 Open or Close

    Spring 2018 Distance Education Courses

    TDS 1005 Cyber Security for Managers

    Cyber security issues are all around us and reach nearly every part of business and work, from online banking and education to Facebook and Wi-Fi. At the end of this course, students will have the knowledge needed to safeguard both business and work information

    TDS 1006 Identity Theft

    TDS 1025 Spanish for Medical Professionals

    This Spanish class is designed specifically for healthcare professionals. You will practice the basic, practical language skills needed to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients and their families. You will learn how to ask the questions crucial to quality healthcare.

    TDS 1040 Social Media and Online Tools for K-12 Teachers

    At the end of the course, teachers will be able to use GoogleDocs, Adobe ConnectNow, iGoogle, Flicker, animoto, earth album, Teacher Tube, blogs, virtual labs and yes, even Facebook and Twitter to add dimension and interest to the classroom.

    TDS 1050 Certificate in Non Profit Administration

    Get the best training on revenue generation for nonprofits, and programme evaluation for nonprofits

    TDS 1054 Presentation Skills Certificate

    Presentations. Whenever people hear that word they have an emotional response. Some people get excited, and others (most) get nervous. In this Certificate series, you will learn how to effectively deliver a presentation to one person across the table, in front of a small group in a boardroom, from on-stage for a large audience, and host tele-seminars or webinars online. Come away with ideas on how to maintain eye contact, what to do when your equipment fails, and the Top 10 things you must do before you present. Finally, learn how your audience processes your information. You'll find simple, key ideas that will maximize your presentation for all learning styles.

    TDS 1055 Certificate in Presentation Media

    Learn how to use Prezi, the new slide software that goes beyond one-dimensional presentations, and the finer points of Photoshop for presentations. Discover the design elements to creating visual presentations for success using any media.

    TDS 1064 Certificate in Designing Webinars

    Finally, you can acquire the best professional development in webinar design, presentations, planning, and marketing. Webinars are a popular format for delivering information. They can be very successful for your organization, IF you have good webinar presentations and good management and marketing. Discover the power of successful webinars for your business organization. Then learn the 4 key strategies to make your webinars more successful.

    TDS 1065 WordPress Certificate

    WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) for website and blog design. After successfully completing the WordPress Certificate you will know how to build a WordPress website or blog, customize your WordPress site by hand-coding HTML, CSS, and PHP, know necessary regular WordPress maintenance, create WordPress website backup, and know how to apply SEO techniques in WordPress.

    TDS 1070 Entrepreneurship Certificate

    Boost your chances of success for your new or small business and reduce your risks. Get the latest on planning your business, brainstorming business ideas and a checklist for going into business. Then learn how to create a business plan, including assessing business feasibility .

    TDS 1072 Certificate in Time and Productivity Management

    Maximizing productivity and the use of time is the primary way to increase profitability and organizational success for a growing number of people and their organizations. Successful businesses and work organizations are moving from counting hours sitting in a chair to outcomes and results. Boost your productivity by managing your time better. Discover the Top Ten most effective time management techniques to increase your work outcomes without spending more time.

    TDS 1080 Managing Social Media Platforms Certificate

    Social networks have distinct characteristics, different features, and are used to develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for an organisation. Come away with both an understanding of these social networks and practical, how-to techniques to integrate social networks into your organisation or business.

    TDS 1090 Mobile Marketing Certificate

    The way consumers are interacting with brands and connecting to the world is changing because of mobiles. Students will learn about location-based marketing, mobile payments, QR codes, applications, and mobile coupons. They will also learn step-by-step instructions on how non-technical users can build, deploy and market smartphone applications across android, iPhone and Blackberry platforms. Get the knowledge needed to implement a mobile marketing plan for your organization

    TDS 1094 Digital Marketing Certificate

    Come get a fundamental yet advanced introduction to eMarketing, including improving email promotions, analyzing your web site traffic, doing search engine optimization, and how to successfully employ online advertising. Relevant for any type of organization, including businesses, companies, non-profits, and government agencies. No eMarketing experience or expertise is necessary. If you are already at an advanced level, your instructors are experts and can provide the latest most advanced information and answer your toughest questions.

    TDS 1095 Inbound Marketing Certificate

    Inbound marketing is a way to help potential customers find you through organic search. It is a process of using your website in a way that attracts visitors naturally through search engines, the blogosphere, and social media. Inbound marketing is more effective than outbound marketing, where you push sales messages to your potential customers. Inbound marketing is the future of the way we market in the 21st century. Discover how to attract customers to your site, what kind of content to share with them, how to use landing pages and forms to collect names and email address, and how to implement lead-nurturing campaigns that result in sales.

    TDS 1101 Certificate in Customer Service

    TDS 1103 Customer Service Leadership

    Discover the keys to lead customer service with your team. From selecting customer service oriented employees to developing the best processes, you'll find simple ways to increase your bottom line with outstanding customer service. By saving time and building lifelong customers you will develop lifelong customers.

    TDS 1106 Product Prototyping on a Budget Certificate

    Creating a prototype of a product used to be a very expensive proposition. Now, however, with the availability of consumer-level 3D printers and relatively easy-to-program custom electronics controlled by processors like the Arduino, it is possible to prototype many types of products yourself. This certificate consists of two classes; either one can be taken first.

    TDS 1113 Certificate in Google Tools

    Increase your online savvy and ability to position yourself and your organization for greater success. Experience the interaction and big take-aways from studying with top notch professionals. Your instructors not only work with these tools every day, but speak at national conferences and train others. Your teachers have tips you have not discovered yet. Learn more about Google Analytics, Google apps for business, and Google+ . Acquire new tips and techniques. Just one new tip can mean greater productivity, effectiveness and even profitability for your work.

    TDS 1115 Dementia Care

    The 21st century workforce is challenged to care for an exponentially growing population of persons with dementia. Provides essential knowledge and understanding about neurological diseases that affect cognition and memory, and practical application of effective skills for supporting persons with dementia. Expertise in this growing area of human services also enhances your resume

    TDS 1156 Self Publishing eBooks

    eBooks are becoming more popular than ever, especially with the release of the iPad and other tablet computers. In addition to publishing fiction and non-fiction books individuals and companies are using eBook publishing as a way to market products, services, and ideas. Come discover what makes a great eBook and how you go about creating, formatting and publishing your eBook.

    TDS 1160 Introduction to Fiction Writing

    Designed specifically for those with little fiction writing experience who want to learn how to begin a fiction writing project. Find your pathway toward your fiction writing goals. You will learn the basic building blocks of story: character, plot and setting, as well as the different forms of fiction writing and some of the genres you might like to explore. Find out about researching avenues for marketing your work: online versus print magazines, self-publishing versus publishing with a traditional press. Come away with the skills you need to get started on a new work of fiction.

    TDS 1165 Certificate in Business Writing

    TDS 1166 Certificate in Workplace Communication

    TDS 1172 Mastering Computer Skills

    Must-have skills to succeed in the workplace include the ability to create, edit and manage presentations in MS PowerPoint, documents in MS Word, email and calendars in MS Outlook, and spreadsheets in MS Excel. Master the most common uses so that you can work faster and more efficiently.

    TDS 1200 Certificate in Data Analysis

    TDS 1220 Certificate in Mastering Excel

    A must-have skill to succeed in business, whether an entrepreneur or a valued employee, is the ability to create, edit and manage spreadsheets. Microsoft Excel is the most used spreadsheet tool in the world. Stay current with this class, as it is always up-to-date and will change as the features of Excel change over time. Examine the life of an Excel worksheet and workbook, from creation to presentation. Learn how an Excel worksheet is constructed, populated with content, and edited for delivery. Master the options that can take your Excel worksheet from plain, drab numbers to exciting and engaging multimedia. You will leave class with a set of skills that are in high demand and will be a deciding factor in your future success.

    TDS 1265 Onboarding New Employees

    Ensure a smooth transition from best candidate to star employee. Onboarding is the process of socializing new employees into the organization. Onboarding of employees begins well before traditional new-hire orientation and has long reaching implications. At the conclusion of the class you will have constructed an Onboarding Program for use in your own organization.

    TDS 1272 Mastering Microsoft Excel

    A must-have skill to succeed in business is the ability to create, edit and manage spreadsheets. Examine the life of an Excel worksheet and workbook, from creation to presentation. Learn how an Excel worksheet is constructed, populated with content, and edited for delivery. Leave class with a set of skills that are in high demand and could be a deciding factor in your future success.

    TDS 1285 Management Certificate

    Enhance your management skills through this program for supervisors, managers, and emerging leaders. Nothing creates success like a solid foundation. Discover the keys for effectively managing your employees. Find out how to create clear expectations, engage and motivate employees, and increase your effectiveness. Then you will explore the principles of collaborative management and gain insight on how to expand your collaborative skills for success of your team or organization. Finally, get the keys to manage different generations in your workplace. Discover what motivates each generation at work, what incentives they respond to, and what messages they value.

    TDS 1286 Supervisory & Leadership Certificate

    Your employees are your most valuable resources. Ensuring the efficiency of your team is the key to your success and is your most important responsibility. Get practical, easy to understand, and insightful methods for new and even experienced supervisors and managers. Learn about effective delegation, performance management, and writing performance reviews. Discuss the specifics of the supervisor's role and responsibilities, and strategies for improving your overall effectiveness as a leader. Take home practical information along with tips and techniques that can be applied at your job immediately.

    TDS 1287 Certificate in Leadership Development (for Gen Y)

    Especially geared for future leaders in the Gen Y generation (born 1980-1999), the certificate provides how-to practical information on advancing your leadership potential and making a difference in both the workplace and in society. Find out what it takes to become an effective leader. At the end of completing the three course certificate, you will come away with a new understanding, new toolbox of leadership skills, and the information to move your leadership development into high gear.

    TDS 1288 Certificate in Leadership for the 21st Century

    Leadership today demands increasingly more sophisticated skills. Executives today need to know traditional leadership principles and standard practices. At the same time, our economy is moving swiftly out of the industrial age into the new economy of the Internet, knowledge and innovation. So executive leaders today require a new perspective on the external environment, as well as new tools to lead one's internal organizational structure and way of doing business. This unique certificate addresses both these sets of skills.

    TDS 1292 Leed V4 Green Exam Prep

    TDS 1310 Lean Six Sigma

    In today's world, Lean is a part of the business environment. Lean Six Sigma attacks inefficiencies, non-value added wastes caused by defects, non value-added flow of information or materials, non-productive time, data storage, stacks of inventory, overproduction and extra processing. With Lean Six Sigma techniques you will have the skills to lead successfully in both service and manufacturing industries. No pre-requisites required!

    TDS 1315 Applying Lean Sigma Practices to HR Function

    Develop the mindset of Lean Operational Excellence, an advanced problem solving approach that facilitates continuous improvement within the organization through the identification and elimination of waste. Lean principles can also be used to streamline processes in the human resource functions such as recruiting, hiring, training, compensating and managing performance. Find out about Lean concepts, tools, and methods with which you can benchmark and assess problems, and lead continuous improvement efforts to resolve them. After taking this course you will have an expanded capacity to facilitate small groups and teams using Lean Process Improvement principles and methodologies to create change within your organization.

    TDS 1320 Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

    Six Sigma professionals are in strong demand by organizations around the world. On the front-lines of Six Sigma efforts are Green Belts. LERN's Green Belt training teaches participants problem-solving skills, using the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) model. After completing this challenging course, Six Sigma Green Belts serve their organizations as a trained specialist able to work on Six Sigma projects that benefit the organization. Although not required, participants are strongly encouraged to have a project during the course. The instructors and mentors work closely with the class to not only teach the material, but to guide candidates as they work projects.

    TDS 1410 Change in the Workplace

    Most people do not like change even when they know that change is inevitable and will happen with or without your consent. They perceive changes in careers to be too difficult to accomplish or they are too old, not skilled enough and may lack the funds to change their skill set. The good news is that those who are willing to embrace change are much more likely to thrive under new conditions. Take home strategies on how to deal with changes in your work environment and even how to introduce changes to your workplace culture.

    TDS 1412 Change Management Skills

    Strategically applying/utilizing the various disciplines within human resources in order to cause organizational change and add value is often referred to as "change management." HR professionals are increasingly being asked to develop the personal skills and attitudes for implementing change as well as a technical understanding of how to apply the tools for change. In this class participants will learn how to successfully plan, implement, communicate, create employee involvement and commitment, and add value during change. This class is beneficial to human resources professionals within organizations or those seeking to enter the field of Human Resource Strategy Consulting.

    TDS 1420 Stress Management

    Stress isn't the enemy. It is our perceptions of stress that amp our anxiety and use up all our steam. Events happen every day. How we interpret those events can set the stage for how we feel and how we react to others. Reducing stress is as easy as understanding what stress is, understanding what stress is to you, and using that knowledge to restructure your thoughts. Turn stress into a stepping stone, not a stumbling block!

    TDS 1600 Certificate in Basic Game Design

    TDS 350 Certificate in Web Design

    Online users say a website's design is the number one criteria for deciding whether a company is credible or not, according to recent research. Understanding what it takes to produce effective web design is essential in today's market of highly saturated digital competition. First discover the basics of web design using HTML and CSS. The No prior knowledge of HTML or web design is required. After the first course you will have the info you need to plan and design effective web pages. Then find out how to create effective and dynamic websites/applications. Take away a functioning web application hosted on a web server that is both accessible and Search Engine Optimized. Finally, learn about responsive design process, advanced layout and design features using the Bootstrap framework. Plus explore CMS frameworks and industry standard technologies and frameworks.

    TDS 351 Introduction to Coding

    TDS 400 Certificate in Sales

    Social media and digital technologies, when understood and leveraged effectively, can enable you to find new clients and motivate these clients to take action in more efficient and strategic ways. Whether you are a beginner new to the sales process or a seasoned professional who loves selling, understanding the basic steps of sales and freeing your mind of negativity is the foundation to your business success. Gain a better understanding of the importance of the sales function and learn new skills in relationship management, prospecting, customer management, and delivering a compelling sales presentation. Move yourself or your sales team to increased success.

    TDS 450 Law for Non-Lawyers

    TDS 540 Video Marketing Certificate

    Video marketing is the latest hot new marketing trend. Shoppers who viewed product videos were 144% more likely to add the product to their cart. Video with good SEO has a 53% higher chance of showing up on page one of Google searches. When done correctly, video can tell a story, and stories connect people. Video also leads to an emotion 'trigger' that plain text cannot do.

    TDS 545 Social Media for Business

    Get in on this exciting and growing way to communicate, market, and serve your customers and clients. For businesses, non-profits, government, and other organisations. From Facebook to Twitter, blogging, YouTube, LinkedIn, and more.

    TDS 555 Certificate in Office Operations

    TDS 560 Certificate in Project Management

    TDS 565 Podcasting

    Businesses are turning to podcasting to grow their brand. The intimate nature of the audio medium allows potential clients to get to know who you are and determine if you are the kind of company with which they wish to do business.

    TDS 570 Infographics

    TDS 760 For Parents of Boys

    Boys learn differently than girls, get worse grades than girls, and face certain challenges in school. Find out how you can help your son succeed more in school. Discover why males do 30% less school work than females, fidget more, like new and hard challenges, and more. Then take home 9 tips for helping your boy learn and succeed more in school. You'll also find out something new about how you learn. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. eBook included.

    TDS 768 Using Cell Phones in the Classroom

    Class, turn your cell phones - - on! Most of your students have cell phones, and now you can use this valuable tool in your classroom to engage and involve your students more in their learning. Discover how to implement cell phones in your classroom from a teacher who has done it successfully. Come away with a step-by-step how-to plan on enhancing your students' learning, and your teaching.

    TDS 769 Certificate in Learning Styles

    New research and information is coming out frequently now about how your learners - and you - learn. Here's what we know. In the last century, you taught everyone equally by teaching them the same. But we know we each learn differently. So in this century, you teach everyone equally by teaching them differently. In this Certificate in Learning Styles, you get the most advanced information about the three most important and most prevalent characteristics you experience with your participants: generation, gender, and the autism spectrum. Your instructors are some of the foremost authorities in the world on these subjects. They write, and speak around North America, on learning styles.

    TDS 770 Gender in the Classroom

    Discover how girls and boys learn differently. Take away 10 top tips for helping girls and boys learn more. Get research data not available anywhere else.

    TDS 771 Online Learning & Teaching for K-12 Teachers

    Find out about all the wonderful eTools being used from drag and drop games to virtual labs, then find out how you can begin to use the web in your own teaching.

    TDS 772 3D Printing for Educators

    3D printing has been hailed as a solution to all manufacturing problems. Obviously that is exaggerated, but what is it good for (and when is traditional manufacturing still the better choice?) In this course you will learn how to separate the real promise of the technology from the hype, and understand the workflow for a consumer-level 3D printer. You will become familiar with some typical online databases of objects available to print, and get a bit of experience with free or open-source software for all stages of the process. This class will be primarily focused to introduce you to the tools of the open 3D printer ecosystem, but the principles will apply to consumer 3D printers in general.

    TDS 773 Certificate in Online Teaching

    For those new to teaching online, or those already teaching online. Get the best instruction from the foremost authorities in online learning. Thousands of people have taken this fundamental yet advanced training in teaching online. From building an online course to improving an online course, from fostering online discussion to encouraging student interaction, from traditional assessment to online tests, the program will give you both the fundamentals of teaching online, as well as the most advanced tips and techniques in the business. Your instructors are authors, speakers and consultants in online learning and teaching.

    TDS 774 Certificate in Teaching Adults

    This is your invitation to teach others in-person and join in one of the more important functions in life - passing on knowledge and skills to others. It is both an opportunity and a responsibility. Whether you want to teach others or currently teach others, in any setting, either formally or informally, this course is for you. We will give you both the fundamental and advanced information to improve your teaching. Your lead instructor is author of How to Teach Adults, the best-selling book on the subject. The eBook version is included in the course.

    TDS 775 Instagram for Business

    With over 100 million users, Instagram is a marketing gold mine. Lead your business to unending exposure. An android or iOS device is needed to take full advantage of the exercises in this class.

    TDS 830 Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers

    TDS 831 The Basics of Bookkeeping

    How do you keep track of the day-to-day financial transactions of a business? Whether you are looking to advance in your career, or you're an entrepreneur, (or maybe you are a part of a family business), this course will help you if you are looking to understand the numbers. The Basics of Bookkeeping course will help you understand, and know how to record, every penny that comes into your business and every penny that goes out of your business. This course shows you how to create a chart of accounts that meet your needs.

    TDS NABP 1 Role and Activities of the Nursing Assistant

    The Nurse Assistant/Passionate Care Giver Activities: Role of the Nurse Assistant Vital Signs Theory Professional Conduct Healthcare throughout Bermuda

    TDS NUR44 Medical Billing and Coding

    TDS NUR55 Medical Administrative Assistant

    This programme prepares students to function effectively in many of the administrative and clerical positions in the healthcare industry. The courses cover areas and topics such as interpersonal skills, medical ethics and basic medical law, medical terminology and basics of insurance billing and coding, medical records management and management of practice finances. Students entering this programme must have a high school diploma or GED. US National certification options are available to students who complete this course.


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