Professional Education & Certificates
Professional Education and Certificate Programs at BC3 offer students training to start a new career and classes to advance current skills and/or obtain license renewal. Enroll in a class that interests you!
Certificate Programs - Fall 2018
Complete each course to earn a certificate or enroll in specific classes within the program. Use the links below for class descriptions and start dates.
The Quality Inspector needs a unique set of skills in order to assist their company in producing a good quality product in an efficient manner. This course will provide students with the knowledge and foundation to grasp the principles of quality control inspection, the basic theories and methods of performing quality inspections and documenting the results.
Earn certifications to provide basic nursing care under the supervision of a licensed nurse.
Gain the theoretical knowledge and hands-on application necessary to adjoin similar and dissimilar metals, and perform a variety of other tasks associated with welding.
Personal Care Homes provide lodging, food, and support services for people who are elderly or have mental or physical disabilities. Residents need help with dressing, eating, taking medications, mobility, and finances. To complete this certificate, students must pass the free competency test. Individual classes meet the required 24-hour yearly job training for experienced administrators. This training is approved by the PA Department of Human Services.
- DHS Personal Care Home Orientation
- Community Resources, Social Services & Activities in the Community
- Nutrition, Food Handling & Sanitation
- Cultural Competency
- Budgeting, Financial Recordkeeping, & Resident Records
- Writing, Completing & Implementing Initial Assessments, Annual Assessments & Support Plans
- Medication Procedures, Medication Effects & Universal Precautions
- Care for Residents with Dementia
- Resident Rights
- Abuse & Neglect Prevention & Reporting
- Care for Residents with Mental Illness
- Fire Prevention & Emergency Preparedness
- Care for Residents with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
- Staff Supervision
- Resident Home Contracts
- Local, State & Federal Laws & Regulations Pertaining to the Operation of a Home
- Personal Care Services & Personal Hygiene
- Personal Care Home Competency Test
- HeartSaver AED/First Aid
Print a listing of all Personal Care Home Administrator classes offered for Fall 2018.Please refer to the PA Department of Human Services Pennsylvania Code for qualification requirements.
Designed to develop entry-level skills to start a manufacturing career. Learn to read blueprints and use a variety of measuring instruments and basic shop equipment. Earn both NIMS and NTMA credentials. This certificate is offered in partnership with Penn United Technologies, Inc.
Develop or enhance the skills necessary to for employment in HR management or promotion in existing employment to a supervisory level. Topics address the total employee life cycle from recruitment to termination. Take classes to complete the certificate or enroll in a specific class. This certificate is recognized by SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) and stackable into BC3’s Human Resource Management, A.A.S.
Professional Education - Fall 2018
Obtain license renewal or fulfill mandatory continuing education requirements in your field. Click on each class for a description and start date.
Real Estate agents are required to complete continuing education hours to renew or reactivate their license. Our classes are approved by the PA State Real Estate Commission and fulfill the 14-hour requirement during each 2-year licensing period.
In the ever changing world of technology, how do we engage students and still meet our standards? Learn to tackle the difficulties of limited technology and resources, explore how to create lessons that incorporate technology, and explore websites that will help you meet your lesson standards. This class is ACT 48 approved.
Robotics in the Classroom is designed for first grade through high school teachers. Learn to use Robotics in the classroom starting with the WeDo kits, moving to the Lego Mindstorm NXT kits, and looking at the EV3 models. See how student learning, cooperative work and hands-on science and engineering can effect your classroom. This class is ACT 48 approved.
This class provides an introduction to STEM and STEAM for current teachers. Learn to tackle the difficulties of limited technology and resources, explore how to create lessons that incorporate technology, and explore websites that will help you meet your lesson standards. This class is ACT 48 approved.
BC3 partners with Career Step to offer training for students in the medical field.
BC3 partners with ed2go to offer programs that provide the skills needed to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.
BC3 partners with UGotClass to offer certificates and classes to obtain and refresh skills in business, health, social media, and educational environments.