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Here's What's Happening
FCC Moves to Stage 3 of the Roadmap to Resilence and Recovery
 New! Summer BioTechnology Camp for High School Students

 Youth Programs Summer Registration
 FCC Named Top 15 School for Culinary Students

 ILR 55+ and Lifelong Learning Summer Registration
Workforce Development Summer & Fall Registration
• NEW! Diesel Technician Automotive Training Program
Building Trades Scholarships
Get Credit for Your Experience



FCC Moves to Stage 3 of the Roadmap to Resilence and Recovery

Frederick Community College is now in Stage 3 of the FCC Roadmap to Resilience and Recovery plan and is working to increase the number of in-person classes while continuing to comply with public health and safety standards. Summer and fall registration is open and continues with in-person, online, structured remote, and hybrid remote learning formats available. Download our Summer & Fall Course Options PDF flyer to learn more. On August 2, 2021, Frederick Community College plans to move to Stage 4 of the FCC Roadmap to Resilience and Recovery plan

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New! Summer BioTechnology Camp for High School Students

FCPS high school students are invited to participate in our free hands-on Biotechnology Camp at Frederick Community College (FCC) to discover the world of biotechnology this summer. From exploring the many ways biotech affects our daily lives to discussing a wide range of career opportunities, this one-week camp will be held in July and August. From apparel and food to a variety of products, biotechnology is a part of lives everyday. Join us to discover how to use biotechnology to solve problems, make useful products and prepare for a promising career. Learn more and register online.

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Youth Programs Summer Registration

Youth 2021 Summer Programs are open for registration. Join us for face-to-face morning sessions providing kids and teens with hands-on learning experiences and explore online adventures in structured remote classes in the mornings and afternoons, all beginning Monday, June 28. Topics focus on science & technology, robotics, creative arts, culinary delights, health & fitness, literary & cultural adventures and more. In-person class sizes are limited on the main campus and at The Monroe Center. All CDC, Maryland, and Frederick County guidelines will be followed. Browse all classes and register online.

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HCTI Named Top 15 School for Culinary Students

A recent study, using data from the latest College Scorecard release by the Department of Education, ranks the Hospitality, Culinary & Tourism Institute at FCC as one of the top 15 schools for Culinary students. Katom.com compiled a list of the best culinary schools based on a variety of factors, such as cost and employment rate as well as program options, early career income, and more. Institutions were ranked according to level of program flexibility and affordable rate while still providing a strong education leading to job placement and financial success. Learn more about HCTI.

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ILR 55+ and Lifelong Learning Summer Registration

Get ready to head outside and enjoy the warm weather with ILR this summer. We're looking forward to experiencing the beauty of nature in local spots around the county during our Learning on Location adventures. Be sure to register early as these courses will have limited enrollment to adhere to physical distancing guidelines and these fill quickly. Discover more unique opportunities in our new ILR Summer 2021 PDF schedule and online at ILRatFCC.com. To explore Lifelong Learning opportunities, browse all classes online at frederick.edu/Lifelong

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Workforce Development Summer & Fall Registration Open

Continuing Education & Workforce Development programs are accepting registrations for Summer and Fall 2021 classes. While continuing to comply with public health and safety standards, Frederick Community College is working to increase the number of in-person classes.Summer and fall registration is open and continues with in-person, online, structured remote, and hybrid remote learning formats available. Download our Summer & Fall Course Options PDF flyer for details. To see what's new, download our class schedule PDF, or browse all classes and register online today. 

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New! Diesel Technician Automotive Training Program


Critical to our country’s infrastructure, trained diesel technicians and mechanics are in demand, earning nearly $53,000 a year with increasing opportunities in our area according to bls.gov. Acquire essential knowledge, important skills, and required experience necessary in today’s automotive industries in customized hands-on training programs now enrolling through Frederick Community College in partnership with Hagerstown Community College. Opportunity to enroll in Diesel Technician Part I and Diesel Technician Part I with classes starting soon. Learn more >>

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Building Trades Scholarships Available


Building Trades scholarships are now available to eligible students enrolling in electrical, HVAC and welding programs at Frederick Community College. With a value up to $500, scholarships are open to both academic (credit) and workforce training (non-credit) students each semester.
 Eligibility Requirements include recipient must be a Frederick County resident eighteen (18) years of age or older, enrolled in a credit Building Trades OR non-credit Trades & Vocational Training course (Electrical, HVAC or Welding) For complete details and to apply, download and submit the application form today.
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Get Credit for Your Experience

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) Evaluation

Save money, convert your real-world experience and college-level learning into college credit, and complete your educational goals faster with the Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) program at FCCThe evaluation of college-level or experience-based learning that an individual has achieved outside of traditional classroom environment, PLA can be used to demonstrate college-level learning for academic credit awards. Participants can save time and money and avoid having to complete courses already mastered, completing their education goals at a higher rate. To be eligible, participants must be an FCC student with a declared major in a degree or certificate program. Learn more at frederick.edu/pla, or contact Dr. Renee Davis at 301.846.2587.
 
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Frederick Community College
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
7932 Opossumtown Pike • Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 624-2888 • CEInfo@frederick.edu