Boost your math skills, increase workplace skills, earn a high school equivalency, or build your confidence to be successful at PPCC - through our low-cost non-credit classes.

Readiness Classes

College Prep Collaborative

Prepares students of all ages for the academic placement test at PPCC or a High School Equivalency test.

Instruction covers:

  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

Offered in partnership with District 11 Adult and Family Education.


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Math Bridge

Math Bridge is a 5-week non-credit course that helps students build their Math skills and confidence using a personalized learning program. Taught by PPCC Math faculty and tutors, these classes are held regularly at the Centennial and Rampart Range campuses.

This course includes:

  • Math vocabulary
  • basic operations,
  • applications of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, signed numbers and algebraic expressions
  • solution of basic first-degree equations, and
  • word problems

This program is also offered in separate sessions for active military, Veterans and their spouses. If interested, register for Veterans Math Bridge in our catalog.


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English as a Second Language

Do You Speak English as a Second Language? Are you looking to find a job or get a promotion?

PPCC and Colorado Springs School District 11 offer a course to help you improve your English skills at work:

  • Reading forms and application
  • Listening to supervisors and employees
  • Speaking to supervisors and employee
  • Understanding signs and symbols
  • Learning safety and emergency rules

Questions? Contact: Career Pathways Coordinator in the Workforce Development Division