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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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Earn Your Non-Credit Certificate Online

Technology allows us to learn anywhere, anytime.

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:

Tracie Nehilla, Coordinator - Certificate Programs & Professional Education

724.287.8711 Ext. 8171


Project Management Essentials

BC3 @ Cranberry
July 8-22 - Every Tuesday
6:00-9:00 p.m.

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.

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NEW! Energy Production Technology Certificate

274 Hours BC3ís Main Campus

Training to develop and/or upgrade the industry skills necessary or required for performing basic, entry level careers in the energy industry. Includes certifications such as PEC Safeland, OSHA 10, and First Aid/CPR.

Course Starts Time Cost & Timeframe
Overview of Petroleum Industry May 5 8:30 am - 12:30 pm $375 - 10 Sessions
Overview of Petroleum Industry May 5 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm $375 - 10 Sessions
Industrial Maintenance Training May 21 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Call for cost & hours
ShaleNET Roustabout Program June 16 7:00 am - 4:00 pm Call for cost & 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.








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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

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