The Continuing Education Department at BCTC offers you several options to learn online. Choose from Ed2Go Short Courses that are fun, interactive, and convenient or the in depth certificate programs offered through Career Training Programs that may lead to a new occupation. Join the growing number of adult students in the online learning community.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in state requirements, BCTC does not offer Act 48 hours or CEU credits for online courses.
All online courses require:
- Average web skills
- Computer access
- Internet access
- A valid e-mail address
- and a desire to learn!
Your work and access time will be monitored by the course instructor.
Ed2Go Short Courses
In partnership with Ed2Go, the Continuing Education Department at BCTC offers several short learning programs. In association with Education to Go we offer hundreds of high quality, web-based, short courses in computer applications, Internet, health care, business/entrepreneurial skills, writing, and personal enrichment. Courses are self-paced, informative, fun, convenient, and highly interactive. They are project-oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links, and more.
Course options include a choice of instructor-lead courses or self-paced tutorials. Instructor lead courses are six weeks with a two-week grace period at the end. Two lessons are released each week. You do not have to be present when the lesson is released, but you must complete each lesson within two weeks of its release. You have up to three months to complete the self-paced courses.
If you have been curious about eLearning, and want to get your feet wet with online courses, these short classes are a great place to start. There's something for everyone. You'll find courses in over 300 topic areas.
Advanced Career Training Programs (CTP)
In partnership with Ed2Go, Advanced Career Training Program offers a wide variety of certificate programs. These online programs are longer in length, more intensive in their scope, and provide an overall education that may lead you to a new occupation.
We offer in-depth, career training courses in association with Ed2Go (formerly Gatlin), the world's largest provider of online, instructor-supported training to colleges, universities and trade schools. You can begin these courses whenever you like since there are no set start dates. These web-based programs are designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional caliber positions for many in-demand occupations.
Coursework is completed independently, but instructors are actively involved in the students' online learning experience. They respond to any questions or concerns as well as encouraging and motivating students to succeed. Each program has a set of lessons and tests; grades are a combination of computer-graded tests and the instructor's evaluation of the students' work. Students love the quality as well as the convenience of anytime, anywhere learning.
Ed2go currently works with SallieMae for tuiton assistance. For more information, please click here to learn more about this option.
PLEASE NOTE: The tuition assistance programs are only available for the Advanced Career Training Programs offered through Ed2Go. No tuition assistance is available for the Ed2Go short courses.