Short-Term Intensive Training

High Quality Training Solutions

Short-Term Intensive Training (STIT) is a state-funded program that offers a wide range of training solutions to build workforce knowledge, skills and ability. STIT serves individuals who need non-credit, short-term training. STIT is administered by Workforce at Salt Lake Community College.

STIT provides:

  • Professional training, utilizing qualified instructors
  • Training with start dates throughout the year
  • Tuition assistance

Program Eligibility

Individuals generally meet one or more of the following eligibility requirements:

  • Updating job skills
  • Seeking employment and need to obtain employable skills
  • Wanting to make a career change
  • Completing certification/licensure requirements

Program Benefits

Individuals receive tuition assistance for high quality, short-term, non-credit training that aligns with industry-specific needs for:

  • Improving job skills
  • Employment
  • Career change
  • Certification/licensure


The types of training subsidized by STIT are extensive and include a wide range of industries. These are some of the classes for which STIT has provided tuition assistance:

  • Project Management
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Quality 101
  • Business Writing That Works
  • Conflict Resolution
  • English as a Second Language
  • Computer Skills
  • Software Applications
  • Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
  • Composite Materials
  • Plastics Technology
  • Medical Devices
  • APICS (Production and Inventory Management)
  • Executive Certificate of Global Business Management (import/export)
  • Building and Delivering Effective Training Courses and Programs
  • Leadership, Management, and Interpersonal Communication

Tuition Assistance

The STIT program uses state funds to provide occupationally specific training for individuals seeking to match their non-credit training needs to employment opportunities. STIT funding covers a percentage of the tuition for course offerings.