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Advance Your Career

At Wentworth. we believe the sooner you take action, the sooner you can start improving your world. That’s why we offer short-term, training courses and professional certificates to help you build skills that turn into job opportunities even in a competitive job market. Advance your career or transition into something new with a part-time training course or professional certificate from Wentworth.

Evening and weekend classes mean you can go to school while working and keeping up with you other responsibilities. Attend class online, on campus, or at a satellite location in the greater Boston area. Earn continuing education credits (CEUs) - a nationally recognized measurement of participation in a qualified continuing education program.

For more information, contact the Center for Professional and Continuing Education at or 617-989-4300.

Training Courses

  • AutoCAD 

    Learn from experienced professionals and gain the skills and credentials you need to use AutoCAD software for computer-aided design and drafting. Understand graphical concepts and projective geometry relating to spatial visualization and communication in design and learn how to communicate information graphically through the use of AutoCAD. Develop a set of drawings for a small architectural project and learn Revit 3D object-oriented software. 12 weeks. 4.8 CEUs.

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  • CAPM® Exam Prep Course

    Get ready to take the CAPM® Exam, administered by the Project Management Institute (PMI).  In today’s project economy, certified project managers are in high demand. The CAPM® Exam will give you the credentials you need to advance in a career in project management. In this accelerated program, you will review pertinent materials from the PMBOK® guide and take several practice tests designed to improve test-taking skills. 7 weeks.

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  • Cisco Certified Network Associates (CCNA®) Exploration Curriculum

    The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA®) Exploration Curriculum will help you enter the field of information and communication technology by building a foundation in networking topics from fundamentals to advanced applications and services, as well as hands-on practical experience and soft-skill development. Four, seven-week courses meet twice per week and can be completed in less than 1 year. 2.8 CEUs

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  • Construction Supervisor License Preparation Courses

    Become a licensed Construction Supervisor in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Wentworth's Construction Supervisor's License (CSL) Preparation will prepare you to take the state licensure exam for commercial and residential buildings. This license allows you to supervise construction for any single- or two-family dwelling or appurtenant structure, regardless of size, as well as any other building type up to 35,000 cubic feet of enclosed space. Course reference materials: MA Code Books; ICC Code Books; OSHA Book. 

    A convenient 7-week course meets one evening per week. Start your registration 

  • Journeyman Electrician

    Become a licensed Journeyman Electrician in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in just one year. Wentworth’s Journeyman Electrician License program will introduce you to a range of theoretical and applied concepts, as will go in-depth into the Massachusetts Electrical Code. Four, 15-week courses meet two evenings per week. 150 classroom hours and 15 CEUs per course.

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  • Machine Tooling

    The manufacturing industry is dependent on workers who are skilled in machine operation. Wentworth's Machine Tooling courses will help you launch a new career or advance your current career in the manufacturing industry by gaining valuable skills in machine shop practice. 

    Four, convenient 15-week courses, meet two evenings per week in Boston and Franklin, MA. Start your registration

  • Welding

    Learn the very latest practices in welding, gas metal arc welding, and advanced arc welding from experienced and knowledgeable instructors. Students who complete the initial 1-year program can further their training in the codes and standards contained in the Structural Welding Code-Steel Book, and in Metal Fabrication Arc Welding. Plus, students have the opportunity to complete their OSHA-30 training in OSHA-approved safety methods and best practices. 15-weeks/semester 90 hours of welding/week.

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Professional Certificates

  • Basic Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Review for Construction Managers

    Advance your career as a Junior to Mid-Management Project Manager, Superintendent, Estimator or Trade Foreman. Master fundamental knowledge of the MEP systems to better understand each of the systems and how they work together. 3 courses, 15 weeks each. 6.3 CEUs.

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  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)

    Our active, hands-on learning will give you the skills you need to collaborate on the planning, design and construction of a building using 3D modeling. Master the principles of parametric modeling, flexing parameters, design visualization and other topics. And build competencies in Revit Architecture, the premier software application for building information modeling. Choose Revit MEP, for mechanical, electrical and plumbing modeling, or Revit Structure with an emphasis on structural design and analysis.  

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  • Construction

    Build essential skills in plan reading, estimating, wood framing and masonry and advance your career in Construction.  Our hands-on learning will help you understand the symbols, dimensions and structural details of plan reading. Learn how to prepare a detailed cost estimate by pricing labor and equipment and assessing overhead. Master the fundamentals of masonry and wood framing in our onsite workshop. Plus, add on a 30-hour elective OSHA course to understand how to ensure workforce safety. 7 weeks. 3.5 CEUs.

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  • Fire Protection

    Introduction to Building Fire Safety is a 7-week program that lays the foundation for a career in fire protection for the built environment. Drawing on criteria outlined in the International Building Codes, the course teaches the basics of fire dynamics, as well as egress and life safety. Improve your knowledge and understanding of building codes, design standards, fire characteristics, and fire dynamics as well as current fire protection applications. Students who complete Introduction to Building Fire Safety will receive 3 CEUs and may be able to enroll in additional courses toward a Certificate in Fire Protection Technology from Wentworth.

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  • Professional Land Surveying 

    Become a registered, Professional Land Surveyor in Massachusetts. Combine your experience in the field with hands-on learning in field measurement, survey calculations, evidence gathering and assessment, boundary determination, and publication and presentation of final survey results.  Learn how to use emerging technologies, including differential leveling, electronic distance measurement (EDM), electronic data collection, computer-aided design (CAD), the global positioning system (GPS) and geographical and land information systems (GIS/LIS). In addition to fundamental and advanced theories and techniques for surveying measurement, you’ll also learn about the legal aspects of land surveying, such as real estate law and professional regulations. 6 courses, 15 weeks each. Complete in 1 year.

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