Career Training

Florida Guardian ad Litem Program
​The Florida Guardian ad Litem Program is looking for volunteers to help make Lake County a better place for children and families. Click here to get started.

Lake-Sumter State College 
The college is offering South Lake Chamber members a great opportunity to boost their resumes. The college is seeking professionals with recent, relevant business experience who are willing to volunteer their time to present PowerPoint content developed through UCF’s SBDC program. Instructors should be willing to share personal experiences in the field. Topics include: marketing basics, social media, bookkeeping  and taxes, legal basics and human resources and payroll. If interested, contact Nancy Muenzmay at

Lake Technical College
Lake Technical College is a public, post-secondary institution whose mission is to be an integral component of the economic growth and development in our community by offering a variety of high quality career-training opportunities. With nearly 30 career and technical programs, many short-term Corporate & Community training opportunities, and Adult Education classes, Lake Tech is prepared to meet the growing career preparation and educational needs of our community. To find out more about what Lake Technical College offers, please visit their website.

Mid-Florida SCORE
Providing free local mentoring for start-up and existing business owners!
Connect with a Mid-Florida SCORE mentor to get free and informative small business advice and counseling on:

  • How to start a business
  • How to write a Business Plan
  • Guidance on how to secure funding
  • Marketing Plans
  • Cash-Flow analysis
  • How to improve your existing business
  • And much more!

To request a meeting, call 352-399-0050.

Small Business Development Center at UCF – South Lake County
Located at Minneola City Hall, 800 N. US Highway 27, Minneola. For more information about upcoming classes, click here or call 352-404-7338.