Working with partners Gatlin and Ed2Go, we now offer over 100 online education programs designed to provide the workforce skills necessary to enter a new field or advance your current career. Our Online Career Training Programs will prepare you for certification in specific fields and ranging from Administrative Dental Assistant, Personal Fitness Trainer, Wedding Planner and more.

Programs are included under the following categories: Healthcare and Fitness, Business and Professional, IT and Software Development, Management and Corporate, Media and Design, Hospitality and Gaming, Skilled Trades and Industrial, and Sustainable Energy and Going Green.

These programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field who work to provide the most effective web-based learning experience available today. Instructors are actively involved in your online learning experience and they will respond to any questions or concerns, as well as encourage and motivate you to succeed.

Programs can run in length from 16-700 hours and cost per program vary from 5-,000. Each program includes a set of lessons and evaluations. Grades are a combination of the instructor/mentor’s evaluation of students’ work and computer graded tests. Please click on the link below to browse the programs and find a training program that interests you.

http://www.gatlineducation.com/cacc/

As the largest provider of online courses for adults, Ed2Go offers more than 300 affordable, fun, fast, and fully interactive online courses geared just for you. All of the courses include expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. These convenient options include classes in categories of the following: career and professional, writing and publishing, computers and technology, and personal development.

Popular classes include: “Luscious, Low-fat, Lightning-Quick Meals,” “Write Your Life Story,” Going Green at Home,” Keyboarding,” “Creating Web Pages I & II,” and “Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search”

Classes start approximately every 4 weeks and are 6 weeks long with lessons released twice a week.

If you are looking to take a short-term class just for fun, want to learn something you’ve been curious about, or just need something to do in your spare time you’ll find what you’re looking for. Follow the link below to search through titles and descriptions of current class offerings.

http://www.ed2go.com/columbiacc/online_courses.html

Career Step is a leading online school with almost 20 years of experience in providing career education specifically designed to help students gain the knowledge and skills needed to quickly transition to a successful career after graduation. Career Step has a solid record of providing quality education and has trained over 65,000 students for rewarding new careers. Career Step continues to develop and refine its online training programs, which provide students:

Preparation for rapidly growing fields—the U.S. Department of Labor expects that each of the fields Career Step prepares students for will experience significant growth in the next few years.

A much quicker transition to the workforce than with traditional higher education programs.

With Career Step, students have the opportunity to successfully prepare for rewarding careers in growing industries, while employers have a key resource to quickly find quality employees. Click here ( http://careerstep.com/ap/cacc) to learn more.