Upper Perk Plans 5 Workforce Courses In Two Months

PENNSBURG PA – Three workforce development courses created in a partnership between Montgomery County Community College (MCCC), the Upper Perkiomen Valley Chamber of Commerce, and PerkUp are scheduled to be held during November and December at The Perkiomen School, 200 Seminary St., Pennsburg. On the agenda are:

  • Business Computer Skills (Nov. 7-10);
  • ServSafe 8-Hour Food Safety Initial Certification (Nov. 28-29); and
  • Customer Service Excellence (Dec. 5).

MCCC will also offer two online courses, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel, with options for both 2007 and 2010 versions. The online courses are offered in both English and Spanish and run Oct. 31-Dec. 23.

The partnership supports the training and education needs of local businesses for their employees, as well as the needs of entrepreneurs in the Greater Upper Perkiomen Valley region, the college said in an Oct. 19 (2011) press release.