Prepare for Early Entry to WorkForce With Credible Certifications

With our economical, flexible Certification programs, expand your workforce skills, earn college credits, and prepare for industry-level certification exams within a short timeframe.

Blue Ridge CTC’s certification programs are designed by certified experts to provide students with real-world knowledge through hands-on training. Through an active learning approach and professional guidance necessary, students gain skills needed for exam readiness, career advancement, and continuing education.

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Certification Exam Preparation

Certification programs are aligned with industry-level, state or national certification exams.

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Shorter Time commitment

Students acquire workforce skills to jumpstart a career in 3-5 months.

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Earn College Credits

Many certification programs offer college credits to support student's future degrees.

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Why Pursue a Certification Program?

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.

  • Prepare to qualify for many industry-level certification exams.
  • Earn credits to plan for future degrees to continue education
  • Acquire transferable real-time skills in the shortest time period.
  • Establish a base for a promising career with industry-relevant knowledge and skills.

Industry-Specific

Certifications

Our programs focus on certification exams needed in industries including information technology, healthcare, manufacturing, and more.

Short-Term

Training

Many certification exams can be completed in 3-5 months!

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Enroll in a Certification Program to Jumpstart Your Career

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.

You Belong at Blue Ridge CTC

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.

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Worried About Financing? Many Options Exist for Financial Aid.

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.

    • State and Federal Grant Programs
    • Student Work-Study Opportunities
    • Student Loans
    • Special Grant Funding Opportunities
    • Blue Ridge CTC Foundation Scholarship opportunities

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Transforming Students Beyond Academics!

The Office of Career Services assists students in exploring lucrative career opportunities, building an empowering professional portfolio, and preparing for in-demand career opportunities.

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What You Experience at Blue Ridge CTC

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.

World-class Pedagogy That Shapes Future Leaders!

Effective faculty is the backbone of any school. Our faculty are committed teachers and scholars who:

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Deliver real-world learning to shape a students’ job market competency.

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Extend a smart learning model that raises job prospects.

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Impart teaching that promotes creativity and sets the base for further 4-year programs.

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Integrate best-in-class learning formats and resources to drive focused learnings.

Student Support Services and Spaces for Balanced Learning!

We provide comprehensive Student Support Services to promote student success.

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Student Services provides a variety of support, including tutoring, accessibility accommodations, and more!

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We provide high-tech classes, supporting labs, and study areas to promote a balanced education.

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We recognize talent and celebrate their victorious performance with awards and acknowledgments.

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We have supportive counselors to help with personal, professional, and academic challenges.

Placement Assistance to Nurture Careers!

We support students from admission through the career search! Career Services assists students:

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Find the right kind of job with a career inventory assessment.

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Get assistance on resume writing and referral to participating employer partners.

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With interview preparation to boost their morale and get prepared with the right narration to win job negotiations.

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Get a holistic learning environment, where they are nurtured to become the next set of professionals entering the workforce.

Promoting Equity to Develop an Intercultural College Environment!

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.

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Campus diversity encourages open dialogue on campus.

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Equity removes barriers and ensures equal opportunities are afforded to all.

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Our campus offers an inclusive, welcoming environment where all are valued, celebrated, and included.

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The campus community promotes diversity and inclusion through a variety of speakers and events.

Hands-on Training and Internship Opportunities

We are committed to providing students with real-time training and internship opportunities that may assist them to enter the workforce directly after graduating.

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We provide industry expert instruction to strengthen job-specific skills needed for real-world challenges.

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We assist students with internship opportunities to find their way to a successful career.

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We provide industry-certified expert supervision and guidance to raise students’ job prospects in the Government and Private sectors.

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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.

Our Learners Voice!

Learn more about alumni who successfully reached their goals by earning an education at Blue Ridge CTC!

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Have Questions?

Have Questions? Talk With an Admissions Counselor Today!

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.

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Explore More Choices

Explore a variety of options that meet your career goals!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about our certification programs? We can help!

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.

Disclaimer

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.

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