Colorado Upskilling Program

What is the Upskilling program?

Are you interested in learning a new skill, or how about earning a certificate or degree? All of the 13 colleges in the Colorado Community College System offer a variety of options for you to continue honing your skills or to develop new ones!

Credit for Knowledge Learned Outside the Classroom

Did you know that you may be eligible to earn credit for non-credit training, standardized test scores, workplace training, military experience, and other skills that you have acquired in your life? Learn more about credit for prior learning.


Credit Bearing Programs

Each of our colleges has a number of credit bearing programs including:

  • Courses
  • Certificates
  • Associate degrees
  • Bachelor degrees
You can also take courses and complete a certificate or degree program online!

Credit Programs
Images College Location(s) Phone
Image Arapahoe Community College Castle Rock, Littleton, Parker (303) 797-5637
Image Colorado Northwestern Community College Rangely, Craig (800) 562-1105
Image Community College of Aurora Aurora, Lowry (Denver) (303) 360-4700
Image Community College of Denver Denver (303) 352-8746
Image Front Range Community College Boulder County, Larimer, and Westminster (303) 404-5000
Image Lamar Community College Lamar (719) 336-1588
Image Morgan Community College Bennett, Burlington, Fort Morgan, Limon, Wray (970) 542-3100
Image Northeastern Junior College Sterling (800) 521-6657
Image Otero Junior College La Junta (719) 384-6831
Image Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs (719) 502-2000
Image Pueblo Community College Pueblo (719) 549-3010
Image Red Rocks Community College Arvada, Lakewood (303) 914-6348
Image Trinidad State Junior College Trinidad, Alamosa (719) 846-5621
Colorado Colorado Community Colleges Online Anywhere (303) 404-5000

Non-Credit Courses

Most of our colleges also offer a variety of non-credit courses which can help you gain the skills and abilities you need to move ahead in your career. In some cases you may be able to audit regular credit bearing courses without receiving credit.

These courses can include:

  • Professional development
  • Community Education
  • Company sponsored training
  • Digital Badge earning opportunities

Non-Credit Courses
Images College Location(s) Phone
Image Arapahoe Community College Castle Rock, Littleton, Parker (303) 797-5637
Image Colorado Northwestern Community College Rangely, Craig (800) 562-1105
Image Community College of Aurora Aurora, Lowry (Denver) (303) 360-4700
Image Community College of Denver Denver (303) 352-8746
Image Front Range Community College Boulder County, Larimer, and Westminster (303) 404-5000
Image Lamar Community College Lamar (719) 336-1588
Image Morgan Community College Bennett, Burlington, Fort Morgan, Limon, Wray (970) 542-3100
Image Northeastern Junior College Sterling (800) 521-6657
Image Otero Junior College La Junta (719) 384-6831
Image Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs (719) 502-2000
Image Pueblo Community College Pueblo (719) 549-3010
Image Red Rocks Community College Arvada, Lakewood (303) 914-6348
Image Trinidad State Junior College Trinidad, Alamosa (719) 846-5621

Contact Information

For more information on for credit or non-credit offerings let us contact you!