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    Central New Mexico Community College
  Jan 16, 2018
2012 - 2013 CNM Catalog June 2012, Volume 45 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Non-Credit Options

English as a Second Language

The Adult Basic Education (ABE) ESL program offers low-cost courses in English as a Second Language (ESL). The goal of these courses is to help adult students improve their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in English. A range of leveled courses is available from Literacy level to Advanced. Other courses that the program offers are Integrated (multi-level) courses and Citizenship. Most courses meet for 15 weeks in the fall and spring and for 12 weeks in the summer term. Students usually attend classes twice a week. ESL classes are non-credit courses; students completing this program can transition to credit courses through the ESOL (credit ESL) program.

Contact: SAGE (505) 224-3939



The Adult Basic Education (ABE) GED Program offers low-cost instruction to adults who are preparing to take the GED exam or preparing for college. Through this program students can improve their math, reading, and writing skills in order to prepare for the GED exam and obtain a diploma. Students at the basic literacy level can also learn to read and write. GED Integrated courses also include job/life skills and computer literacy.

Contact: SAGE (505) 224-3939


Workforce Training 

The CNM Workforce Training Center (WTC) specializes in short-term, non-credit courses, assessments, exam preparation, professional development and continuing workforce education to upgrade skills and improve career potential. Offerings include a variety of computer courses, CPR, photovoltaic and solar thermal installation. Continuing education courses (CEUs) for electrical, mechanical, plumbing and social worker licensing as well as health care industry CEUs are available.

We also offer high quality, customized employee training to meet specific organizational needs. Our customized training is:

  • Convenient – Offered any time and place
  • Affordable – Quality training that won’t drain your budget
  • Relevant – Training which meets your organization’s specific needs
  • Diverse – Programs cover a wide range of business, health, and technical needs and interests
  • Applicable – Training which can be readily implemented “on the job”
  • Real World – Instructors with industry and teaching expertise

Contact: WTC (505) 224-5200