Pennsylvania Online Options
Ed2Go, Instructor Led Courses - Whether you're looking for professional development or personal enrichment, these six-week Ed2Go courses are the perfect way to learn a new skill or enhance your existing ones. You'll spend roughly two to four hours each week completing two engaging lessons in an enjoyable, interactive learning environment. Expert instructors develop and lead every course, and you'll be able to interact with them and with fellow students in lively online discussion areas. New sessions in everything from computer applications to interior design start every month, so you can sign up anytime!
Ed2Go, Career Training Programs - These longer career training programs are designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations in areas such as healthcare, sustainable energy, and hospitality. Designed by a team of professionals from each respective field, the courses provide you with an effective web-based learning experience. Instructors/mentors are actively involved in your online learning experience. Each program includes a set of lessons and evaluations; grades are a combination of the instructor's evaluation of students' work and computer graded tests.
Allegany Tech - George Brown College - Allegany College of Maryland is pleased to offer these award-winning distance education programs, allowing students the opportunity to complete course material and receive a certificate as a Technician while studying at home using an interactive learning package.
The Electronics Technician, Electromechanical Technician and PLC Technician distance programs provide an excellent, flexible way for our employees to upgrade their skills.
ToolingU - Individuals or companies can go to the site and check out the catalog of online machining options along with other industrial vocational classes. Each program has a number of modules associated with it that can be completed in 1 to 1.5 hour online sessions and include a pre and post-test to measure comprehension. Some of the options include: Abrasives, CNC Machining, CNC Controls, Manual Machining, Metal Cutting, Inspections, Math Skills for Industry, and OSHA Safety classes. Once you find a class you are interested in you just need to call 814-624-4814 to check on pricing, to register and get your login and password to start the training that can work with most production schedules.
You can enroll and pay online for ed2go and AlleganyTech-GBC options but need to call the BCTC at 814-624-4812 to pay and register for the ToolingU courses.