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Certification programs are aligned with industry-level, state or national certification exams.
Students acquire workforce skills to jumpstart a career in 3-5 months.
Many certification programs offer college credits to support student's future degrees.
A certification program is a fast track to entry-level careers. Certifications offer advanced information and knowledge on modern tools and technologies to obtain a competitive advantage in the job market.
Our programs focus on certification exams needed in industries including information technology, healthcare, manufacturing, and more.
Many certification exams can be completed in 3-5 months!
Blue Ridge CTC offers certification options for diverse goals. By earning a certification, gain practical knowledge to advance in the workforce. Review the available certification list.
We support the ambitions of the next generation, thus we foster a collaborative campus culture where students are encouraged to participate in intellectual debates, develop talent, problem-solving skills, question conventional wisdom, and bring forth new ideas.
Blue Ridge CTC provides need-based financial aid to qualified applicants, ensuring all students have equal access to a quality education.
Whether you are a student worrying about tuition fees or are a parent assisting a child pay for college, we have a wide variety of financial resources available.
The Office of Career Services assists students in exploring lucrative career opportunities, building an empowering professional portfolio, and preparing for in-demand career opportunities.
Explore excellent career choices through a career inventory assessment! Select a career field that matches your interest, values, and passions.
An impressive resume has the power to open doors! Our expert staff can help sell your strongest skills, qualities, and accomplishments to set you up on a career path that is ready to grow.
Know your mistakes before they count by scheduling a mock interview! Prepare for an interview by obtaining real feedback that helps you formulate smart answers to land your dream career!
The Office of Career Services partners within the community to bring career opportunities to students! Take advantage of job search and placement assistance to find your dream career.
A thoughtful recommendation validates your talent! Register for the resume referral service to promote your skills to the employers you are pursuing.
As a part of Blue Ridge CTC, you get to experience free recruiting and networking events that help you connect directly with recruiters.
Blue Ridge CTC acts as a catalyst to career goals, gives students exposure to real-time career prospects, and provides a learning environment supporting personal and professional growth.
Effective faculty is the backbone of any school. Our faculty are committed teachers and scholars who:
Deliver real-world learning to shape a students’ job market competency.
Extend a smart learning model that raises job prospects.
Impart teaching that promotes creativity and sets the base for further 4-year programs.
Integrate best-in-class learning formats and resources to drive focused learnings.
We provide comprehensive Student Support Services to promote student success.
Student Services provides a variety of support, including tutoring, accessibility accommodations, and more!
We provide high-tech classes, supporting labs, and study areas to promote a balanced education.
We recognize talent and celebrate their victorious performance with awards and acknowledgments.
We have supportive counselors to help with personal, professional, and academic challenges.
We support students from admission through the career search! Career Services assists students:
Find the right kind of job with a career inventory assessment.
Get assistance on resume writing and referral to participating employer partners.
With interview preparation to boost their morale and get prepared with the right narration to win job negotiations.
Get a holistic learning environment, where they are nurtured to become the next set of professionals entering the workforce.
As a community of students, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders, we strive for diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campuses, both inside and outside of the classroom.
Campus diversity encourages open dialogue on campus.
Equity removes barriers and ensures equal opportunities are afforded to all.
Our campus offers an inclusive, welcoming environment where all are valued, celebrated, and included.
The campus community promotes diversity and inclusion through a variety of speakers and events.
We are committed to providing students with real-time training and internship opportunities that may assist them to enter the workforce directly after graduating.
We provide industry expert instruction to strengthen job-specific skills needed for real-world challenges.
We assist students with internship opportunities to find their way to a successful career.
We provide industry-certified expert supervision and guidance to raise students’ job prospects in the Government and Private sectors.
Our campus is well equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories, machinery, hardware, and software required to provide the technical skills needed for real jobs.
Learn more about alumni who successfully reached their goals by earning an education at Blue Ridge CTC!
Admissions Counselors and Academic Advisors at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College help students navigate career paths throughout their academic journey.
Not sure which Blue Ridge CTC Certification Program is right for you? Register for a Career Assessment to examine your interests, skills, and inner strengths.
Explore a variety of options that meet your career goals!
With a fast-paced, cost-effective certification program, students fast track workforce entry by gaining in-demand skills and training.
Blue Ridge CTC’s certification programs are aligned with industry-level certification exams. Validate your skills and knowledge to a current or potential employer. Many programs can be completed in just 3-5 months. Enroll in Blue Ridge CTC’s certification program now to find a fast track to a promising career.
Students exploring career options should consider the time to complete, cost of tuition, and quality of the instruction provided. Students who need additional insight into career options should complete a free career inventory assessment to explore options that align with personal and professional interests.
When selecting a certification program, start by deciding if your goal is to move directly into the workforce or pursue a future degree. Once you have a plan, look for a program that aligns with that goal.
Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.