BC3's Office of Professional Education & Certificate Programs offers Lifelong Learning courses on a scheduled, open-enrollment basis. Browse through our program list (below left) and get started!
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BC3 currently offers approximately 100 online non-credit certificates through our new training partner, Gatlin Education Services. If you are interested in starting a new career, these certificates may be the right choice for you. Please call us today for more information or to register.
For further information, email:
H. Christine Coblentz, Workforce Development Secretary
724.287.8711 Ext. 8421
Tracie Nehilla, Coordinator of Certificate Programs & Professional Education
724.287.8711 Ext. 8171
October 13, 2014-June 24, 2015 from 4-9 pm
3-4 Days a week at Butler County Area Vocational Technical School
This program provides students with the right blend of theoretical knowledge and practical, hands-on application necessary to adjoin similar and dissimilar metals, as well as perform a variety of other welding associated tasks. Students in the program will attempt a minimum of two American Welding Society certifications.
274 Hours BC3ís Main Campus
This workforce development certificate will help the participant develop and/or upgrade the industry skills necessary or required for performing basic, entry level careers in the energy industry. It will also include appropriate certifications such as PEC Safeland, OSHA 10 and First Aid/CPR which are necessary in a competitive economy. 234 total hours.
This program is funded in whole or in part by the U.S. Department of Labor-Employement and Training Administration.
Call 724-287-8711 ext. 8172 for more information.
Classes at Main Campus begin August 28
Classes at BC3 @ LindenPointe begin August 25
The Butler County Community College is offering the 100-hour training course for first time administrators and individual modules also serving as continuing education for experienced administrators. Topics will include all those required by the PA Department of Public Welfare.
BC3 @ Cranberry Room 134
October 4-18 - Every Saturday
9 am - 12 pm
This program provides a high level overview of the complete project management process, including the five process and ten knowledge areas, as well as useful project management tools.
This program is designed for anyone who is new to the project management field or has found themselves in a professional position that requires starting and completing projects.
There are three sessions (3 hours each, 9 hours total) and short assignments that will allow participants to apply the knowledge from the program.
Register For Classes Online
Register for Lifelong Learning classes online using BC3's secure Lifelong Learning Online Registration System
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BC3 is in the process of developing new certificate programs. You can help ensure that our offerings meet your needs and interests by completing our online survey.
Contact Professional Education
Tracie Nehilla, Coordinator - Certificate Programs & Professional Education
724-287-8711 ext. 8171
Lisa Campbell, Director - Business Training
724-287-8711 ext. 8290