Washington Technology Trade School
At a Washington Technology Trade School like Digital Workshop Center, students work in limited cohort sizes through lessons and labs to gain new job skills. Professional development programs are centered around technology skills, and complemented with the necessary soft skills needed on the job. DWC’s certificate programs are available to all Washington residents under a WIOA grant, scholarship, or public enrollment.
Classes at DWC offer flexible class scheduling, rolling enrollment, and expert instructors. All of our programs are streamed live online, you will always be working with a live instructor and learning in a hands-on, experiential training environment.
Available Certificate Programs
for Washington Residents
Professional certification programs designed to advance your career
Graphic Design Advanced
Go beyond the fundamentals to learn Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign & dive deeper into graphic design
Designed for those needing Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, and essential business administration skills
Master the tools of data analysis with this comprehensive career program including Python programming
Learn the essential skills
of digital marketing professionals: SEO, Analytics, AdWords, Social Ads & more
Frontend Web Development
Advance your Project Management career towards a PMP or CAPM credential with a professional certificate
Explore User Experience (UX) design concepts and User Interface (UI) tools including Adobe XD, Figma, Photoshop, Illustrator & more
Video design concepts, Premiere Pro & After Effects skills to help you edit video content for marketing and more
Prepare for a career using QuickBooks, Excel, and small business accounting to manage a business
Washington Workforce Links
If you are a prospective student searching for a Washington Technology Trade School and need a scholarship or aid assistance, your local Workforce may be able to provide you with assistance including tuition grants, career counseling, job opportunities, and more. Contact your local Washington Workforce Center to work with a counselor to learn more.
DWC is a Washington Eligible Training Provider. All programs above are approved for WIOA funding.
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Certificate Programs align to high-demand, high-performing jobs across the state of Washington in the fields of marketing, design, administrative, and IT.
What can you expect as a new student?
Why Digital Workshop Center?
of program graduates last year from unemployed to employed.
months avg to find employment after graduation
average increase in salary of certificate program students
*program statistics compiled from DWC enrollment report (2019-2021)
Certificate Program FAQs
How Long Does Each Program Take to Complete?
Certificate programs are completed in an average of 4-6 months. Some programs total length may vary. Check the program page for specific details on your program.
Each Certificate Program is comprised of many stand-alone classes, a Capstone project, and program-specific assignments. Once you have completed all the necessary course work, you will earn your certificate.
Career counseling workshops are available to all certificate program students.
When Can I Start?
Certificate program cohorts begin approximately once or more per calendar quarter. Check the program page or contact us for specific program schedules.
Students must complete a series of skills workshops in order to earn enough credit towards their certification.
What Is Included In A Certificate Program?
Similar to any higher education program, each Certificate Program is comprised of many stand-alone classes. Once you have completed all the necessary course work, plus a Capstone project and program specific assignments, then you will earn your certificate.
Certificate programs include:
- Materials: Professional Textbook(s) or Reference Packet(s) for every class
- Data files: Download materials with practice examples
- Support: Mentoring and coaching throughout your program, plus one month of mentoring support
- One year for a free re-take (for attended students of public classes only)
- Career coaching workshops including one-on-one resume writing, job search, and interview prep
DWC offers a wide range of flexible financial aid options including 0% interest financing and payments plans. Deferred payments scholarships are also available to those who qualify.
Click here to learn more about financial aid options.
We are here to help! To best assist you, we can schedule a complimentary meeting with a student advisor where you can discuss your goals, customize your training plan, and review all costs and time for your program.
Our student advisors will work with you every step of the way to make sure you get the skills you need to succeed along your professional development path.
Contact us here or call our offices at 970-980-8091.
To learn more about what to expect, scheduling, and common questions, you may also download our welcome guide here.
DWC is a wonderful place where I have learned hard skills that are immediately applicable to my job. I have transitioned into a new role in my department directly due to the video design certificate program I took at DWC. The staff is awesome and always here to talk about different options and what courses and certificates will benefit me the most. I can’t say enough good things!