杏吧原创-Gallup Community Education and Workforce Development plays a vital role in enriching our community with valuable resources, knowledge and connections. We aim to provide career and personal development opportunities for community members to improve their quality of life.

Community Education and Workforce Development courses are non-credit, non-degree seeking classes aimed to empower and improve lifelong learning quality. Students who take Community Education and Workforce Development classes do not need to be enrolled as a credit-earning student at 杏吧原创-Gallup and typically do not apply for financial aid. Community Education and Workforce Development courses are short-term, specialized and customizable.

Community Education courses are designed to fulfill personal aspirations for self-development and improvement in personal enrichment, creative expression or social interaction. Community Education is aimed at fulfilling lives while contributing to the betterment of the local and surrounding communities.

Workforce Development courses can be for employers who want to upskill, reskill or train their team in a certain field. Workforce Development is also for individuals who want to enhance their professional development skills within their current occupation or become enrolled in a class to immerse themselves in an area that they want to explore professionally.

For employers, if you want to train your team in a certain field or enhance their skills to stay competitive in today’s workforce industry, please contact our office to schedule a meeting and discuss the options to provide a customized training for your business needs.

For potential instructors, 杏吧原创-Gallup Community Education and Workforce Development is constantly recruiting instructors who have the experience, expertise, knowledge and skills to teach a class so students can become certified. If you wish to share your knowledge and train others, please contact our office.

 


Registration Form:

To register for Community Education courses, please submit a completed Community Education Registration Form

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Contact

Ashlee Velasquez
Sr. Operations Manager/Director of Workforce Development
(505) 863-7634
 avelasquez1127@unm.edu
Location: Calvin Hall Center room 167D

Denise Silva
Coord, Education Support
(505) 863-7738
 dsilva@unm.edu
Location: Calvin Hall Center room 167


Courses:

Commercial Driver's Training

2023 CDL Schedule


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Class A CDL License with with HAZMAT End.
Training $4500

(Includes DWI Awareness Class for CDL Drivers.)

Class A ONLY CDL License Training $4000

(Includes DWI Awareness Class for CDL Drivers.)

Course Description:

Get your Commercial Driver's License in just 7 – 8 weeks!

Begin your first steps toward a promising and high demand career in commercial driving industry. Careers starting at 36K – 54K annually!

Required:

  • Valid New Mexico or Arizona Driver's License for one (1) plus years.
  • Current Driving Record with NO pending citations and NO DWI's - within 5 years.

Eligibility

Tuition assistance may be available for those that qualify. Please contact your local agencies below for eligibility.

  • Navajo Dept. of Workforce Development:
  • Zuni Educ. & Career Dev. Center: 782-5998
  • NM Workforce Connections: (505) 863-8181
  • NM Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, Phone: (505) 726-1429


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Class B CDL License w/Pass Bus End. $3000

Class A – REFRESHER COURSE $3500

Hazmat Endorsement Training $900

Course Description:

  • Includes DWI Awareness Class for CDL Drivers
  • Get your Class B License with Passenger Endorsement in just 3 weeks!
  • High demand career in commercial driving industry.
  • First year - earn a base salary approximately $36,000 – $54,000 annually!

Required:

  • Valid New Mexico or Arizona Driver's License for one (1) plus years.
  • Current Driving Record with NO pending citations and NO DWI's - within 5 years.

Eligibility

Tuition assistance may be available for those that qualify. Please contact your local agencies below for eligibility.

  • Navajo Dept. of Workforce Development:
  • Zuni Educ. & Career Dev. Center: 782-5998
  • NM Workforce Connections: (505) 863-8181
  • NM Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, Phone: (505) 726-1429