Job seekers needing QuickBooks skills to help secure a desired position are invited to attend a free orientation about a new certificate program at the Santa Clarita WorkSource Center on Friday, March 1, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The orientation will be held at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, Room 301, located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road. All job seekers are encouraged to arrive before 9:00 a.m.
Sponsored by the Small Business Development Center, the orientation will review intensive computer training including keyboard skills and basic accounting fundamentals. This orientation focuses on job training for individuals who want to develop or update their QuickBooks skills. Job seekers are encouraged to dress to impress, have multiple copies of their resume, and be prepared to complete an employment application for a potential interview. Interested individuals must register for the free orientation online at http://tinyurl.com/QuickBooks-Orientation-030113.
“The Small Business Development Center provides a wide range of services and resources to small businesses and job seekers to manage and grow their own business through training, workshops and interview preparation,” said Mayor Bob Kellar.
Classes are hosted twice a week for three hours in the evening for a total of 24 hours beginning early in March 2013. There is no cost to attend for eligible candidates. Upon completion of the program, participants will receive a certificate of completion.
For questions regarding the SBDC QuickBooks Institute Certificate Program, please contact (661) 362-5900. For more information on the Santa Clarita WorkSource Center, visit WorkSantaClarita.com or call (661) 799-WORK (9675).
About the Santa Clarita WorkSource Center:
The WorkSource Center offers free services to connect job seekers and employers, by providing clients with the necessary tools and training opportunities to search and prepare for employment opportunities. The WorkSource Center regularly collaborates with local businesses, offering a variety of services from pre-screening candidates to available interview facilities and access to Enterprise Zone eligible employees. The WorkSource Center is made possible through funding and support from the Federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) and the City of Santa Clarita in partnership with the Employment Development Department (EDD), the County of Los Angeles Community and Senior Service, and College of the Canyons.