Office of Community Education and Workforce Training

The Community Education Department offers a wide range of non-credit classes and seminars designed to help the individual fulfill their potential, both personally and professionally. Programs and classes are held in Key West on the main campus and the Upper Keys Center in Key Largo, as well as various business sites.   

We offer non-credit courses in the classroom and online courses so that you can decide whether to come to our campus or stay at home and learn. Our course listings are frequently updated, so check back often for the latest information about our ever-growing Continuing Education program.

Apply for a Community Education Course

If you have already filed an application with CFK in the past and have taken classes with us, you can simply fill out the Registration form for the class in which you would like to enroll and submit it to the Admissions office along with your payment.

If you have not taken classes with us before, you must first create an application. Follow this step-by-step guide to fill out your application. How to apply for Non-Credit classes

*Please note that dates and times for classes starting in October or November may be subject to change due to enrollment. Questions, Please contact Melissa Hertzog at 305-809-3185.  

Upper Keys Center

Online Courses

Business & Professional Development

CFK has partnered with Ed2go for online course offerings. Together we offer many online certificate programs in the Allied Health, Computer-Internet, Business, Technical and Construction industries.    

Health Care Training

Looking for a Health Care Career but can’t find the time to attend in person? CFK has partnered with Condensed Curriculum International (CCI) for online certificate programs in Allied Health. To view all certification options, visit the CCI CFK store.

Captain License Programs

CFK has partnered with Mariners Learning System. Whether you are pursuing a professional career in commercial boating, or simply looking to enhance your knowledge, we have a program to meet your educational needs.  Together we offer online Coast Guard Approved Captain’s Licensing Programs. Courses include OUPV/SixPack Captain’s License, OUPV Upgrade to Master, Master 25/50/100 Ton License, Deck License Renewal, Towing Endorsement, and Sailing Endorsement.

Real Estate Courses

CFK has partnered with Career WebSchool to offer online real estate courses.

Real Estate Courses

Appraisal Courses

WISE Center

The College of the Florida Keys’Workforce Innovations, Solutions, and Expertise (WISE) Center offers customized and creative strategies to resolve business challenges and to provide training solutions and services to give Keys businesses a competitive advantage.

CFK’s WISE Center develops solutions individually tailored to the needs of your business or non-profit organization. By forming a successful partnership, our WISE Solutions Team will work closely with you to identify your needs. After gaining an understanding of your needs and goals, we will build customized solutions with objectives that are tied directly to your organization’s strategic plan to enhance skills, increase productivity, and drive revenue growth. As your strategic partner, we can offer you the expertise of our customized training specialists and resources across the county.


In-depth needs analysis


In-depth performance and technical skill topics

Short term workshops, retreats, and focus groups


Training and development planning

Strategic visioning


Results that improve your bottom line