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Continuing Education

Online Continuing Education Classes and Programs

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BRCC offers additional online courses in partnership with Ed2go. Career-focused online courses are designed to give you the latest in learning, and to provide skills necessary to acquire professional caliber positions in many in-demand occupations.

Online Certificate Programs

We offer certificates in Healthcare, Business/Legal, Internet/Computer/IT Certification (Microsoft and CompTIA Official Curriculum), Professional/Technical/Design, Construction, and Video Gaming Design and Development. A number of personal enrichment courses are also available online. For a complete listing of all titles, please visit our website at www.gatlineducation.com/blueridgecc. Click on each course title for more information. You can register from the website! Financial Aid is available for career courses.

Requirements: All courses require Internet access, e-mail, and Firefox or Microsoft Internet Explorer. Some courses may have additional requirements.

Once you are ready to register, close the site out and it will return to their registration page. To enroll in a course, check the box beside its title and complete the registration information at the bottom and then click REGISTER NOW!

Individual Courses

Take courses (which begin monthly) from the convenience of your home or office. Each course lasts six weeks, and requires Internet access and e-mail.

How to Get Started:

  1. Visit our Online Instruction Center: www.ed2go.com/blueridgecc
  2. Click the Orientation link and follow the instructions to enroll and pay for your course. During orientation, you will learn important information about your course. You will also be provided an opportunity to choose the name and password you will use to access your course.
  3. When your course starts, return to our Online Instruction Center and click the Classroom link. To begin your studies, simply log in with the name and password you selected during orientation.

Command Spanish® e-TRAINING

Command Spanish® is the country's pioneer and leading provider of occupational Spanish language training for the workplace. NO PRIOR KNOWLEDGE of Spanish is required.

The Income Tax School

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Beginning in 2011, all tax preparers must pass an IRS basic competency test and complete 15 hours of continuing education each year. The Income Tax School, Inc. (ITS) provides online courses to help you meet these requirements. The Comprehensive Individual Tax Course (60 hours) is $499. Costs vary for other courses.

Learn more about the Tax Preparer Regulation:

ProTrain Online Workforce Training Programs

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Online Programs in Green and Renewable Energy; Allied Health; Legal/Law; Education; Accounting/Tax; Human Resources; Latest IT Certifications from Cisco, Microsoft MCITP/MCTS, CompTIA, Oracle.