Career Advancement Education - Prepare for Employment

Explore short-term, economical, nationally recognized Career Advancement Certification programs powered by industry-recognized licenses, in-person trainers, and supported by national online course providers.

BRCTC offers a full line of certificate and certification programs, prepared by the industry’s subject matter experts to prepare students or upgrade professionals for the ever-expanding workforce roles.

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Career Advancement Schedule - Select Your Program

Whether you are a student or a working professional, these instructor-led, online, self-paced, and affordable programs will carve your work-readiness skills and lead you towards potential career growth.

All the below courses are Online Career Advancement Training

Career Advancement Online Partners

We partner with a variety of market-expert online course vendors to deliver programs in multiple disciplines that could build/enhance workforce-ready skills of students or professionals.

The CE Shop

The CE Shop is the leading provider of real estate education with online courses available in all 50 states and D.C. Whether it’s Pre-Licensing, Exam Prep, Post-Licensing, or Continuing Education The CE Shop produces quality education for real estate agents and brokers across the nation. They believe that the right education can truly make a difference.

Click Safety

Over 300 courses for these industries in all skill levels including OSHA Courses, Construction, General Industry, Environmental Remediation, Safety Packs, Workforce Solutions, Manufacturing, Environmental and Safety, Transportation, and Mining.

ProTrain

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College in partnership with ProTrain, offers certificate and certification programs that are designed to help you begin a new high-demand career or advance your current career. Courses are created by subject matter experts and prepare individuals for nationally recognized certifications. Our Live Online courses offer the convenience of online study with an instructor-led course and allow students to interact with both instructors and classmates in real-time. Students complete training in less than 3 months. Our Self-Paced Online courses provide access to all lessons immediately with the freedom to learn from virtually anywhere at your own pace. The duration of access ranges from 6 -12 months.

Ed2Go

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, in partnership with ed2go, offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional-level positions for many in-demand occupations. Our programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field, providing you with effective web-based learning programs. Instructors/mentors are actively involved in your online learning experience, responding to any questions or concerns, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

Ed2Go Fundamentals

Ed2Go offers over 300 courses that give basic information on a wide array of topics. Ed23Go is one of the most popular online providers available. Courses are inexpensive, time tested, begin the second Wednesday of each month and run for 6 weeks.

UgotClass

UGOTClass offers premium online courses offerings in professional enhancement topics.

World Education

World Education offers hundreds of online 24/7 courses to begin anytime. Students who complete coursework at their own pace. Classes include personal interest and career-related topics.

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Course Funding Opportunities

Many courses offered in the career advancement education schedule are eligible for funding through grant programs. Student eligibility requirements apply.

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Education helps you advance your career at any level! Learn skills and knowledge in your chosen field to start a career or progress from entry-level to senior positions. Explore our short-term programs in multiple disciplines to build or nurture your workforce-ready skills for career growth!

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