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Training Certificates

FYI: You may qualify for funding through PA CareerLink for some of the programs listed below. To learn more please visit PA Career Link

Once on the site, visit "Job Seekers", click on "Training Programs and Providers" and type Community College of Beaver County in the training provider section. This will give you a complete list of programs offered by CCBC through the PA Career Link Program. We have several locations to choose from: Beaver, Washington and Lawrence.

As an added note to businesses, all of our programs can be customized to meet your company's specific training and scheduling needs. If your company is interested in bringing training on site, contact our Workforce Development Division at 724-480-3443.


Small Business Start Up from A-Z OCCP38001 $119 + $20 Lab  
Learn the procedural and legal aspects of starting a business, raising capital, publicity, social media, email marketing, financial statements, sales forecasting, writing a business plan, and more.  15 Hours-5 Weeks.  Tues., 9/22-10/20, 6-9 p.m.  STC, Room 4023.

Business Lessons Learned from Isaly’s:  When Klondike Gold Rushes Fail to Pan Out OCCP58501 $59
Learn not only about Isaly’s growth, but valuable business lessons geared around missed opportunities and the ultimate price businesses pay when they do not adapt to consumer changes.  2 Hours.  Thurs., 10/1, 10 a.m.-12:p.m.  LRC, Room 9110.


GIS Mapping Certificate

GIS - Intro to ArcGIS & Mapping Techniques OCCP47301 $749 + $40 Lab
Using ESRI’s ArcGIS software, you’ll learn/apply key concepts in: mapping/presenting GIS data. Basic knowledge of computers, word processing/ editing, and file management is recommended.  Purchase book from CCBC bookstore for first class.  21 Hours-7 Weeks.  Mon., 9/14-11/2 (no class 10/12), 6-9 p.m.  ASC (Chippewa), Room 121B.   

GIS - Intermediate ArcGIS & Mapping Techniques OCCP57201 $749 + $40 Lab  
Topics include raster analysis, network analysis, geocoding, data management, coordinate systems, basic editing, editing and topology, geodatabases, and metatdata.  Prereq: GIS Intro class or a working knowledge of GIS.  Purchase book from CCBC bookstore for first class.  21 Hours-7 Weeks.  Mon., 11/9-12/21, 6-9 p.m.  ASC (Chippewa), Room 121B. 


Health & Medical Certificates

ONLINE Medical Billing and Coding + Medical Terminology    $1,995
This nationally recognized 300-Hour Medical Billing, Coding, and Medical Terminology online certificate program is designed to prepare you for a position as a medical coding and billing professional.  Visit for complete details or call 724-480-3451

Personal Trainer National Certification OCCP56801 $165 + $534 Lab 
An online orientation will paint a clear picture of what to expect in the course.  Course comprised of 15 hours of lecture, 15 hours of training, an exam, and a 30-hour internship.  Theory classes at CCBC; clinical at local health club.  Register for orientation. Call 1-888-330-9487 or visit  36 Hours-9 Weeks.  Sat., 10/3-12/5 (no class 11/28), 9 a.m.-2:p.m.   LRC, Room 9111.