Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Expand your Horizon and Learn New Skills

Now more than ever, the job market moves fast. Skills that were relevant even five years ago can be outdated. We offer the latest training, solutions and resources to keep your skills fresh, and career growing.

OCC leads the way with continuing education built for you. We design courses to:

  • Help you enter a rewarding new career
  • Enhance the quality of your existing career
  • Pursue a passion or interest that you want to explore

No matter what your goals are, you’ll learn valuable skills and get real-world experience to help build the future you want. 

Personal and Professional Enrichment Courses

We offer non-credit, continuing education courses for adult learners at all stages of their lives, for personal enrichment or professional development. Wherever your interests lie, we offer a wide variety of options for you to experience something new. Currently, we offer courses in the following areas:  

All classes are taught by our expert instructors and are affordable, fun and geared toward you. Additional courses are offered online with Ed2Go. Don’t see a class that meets your needs? Contact us with your suggestions. 

Career-building programs we offer

We offer several types of continuing education courses and programs that are designed to help you enter a new career or enhance your existing one.

Training programs

In our short-term training programs, you’ll receive all necessary training in six months or less, to prepare you for employment.

We currently offer options in the logistics/material handling, manufacturing/industrial and allied health fields, and many of these are designed for unemployed or underemployed individuals. Learn more about our training programs.

Additional opportunities:

  • Pre-apprenticeship: We are looking to build a pipeline of qualified students to meet industry needs in high-demand occupations in advanced manufacturing fields. Our Pre-Apprenticeship program gives you a foundation of needed skills and the opportunity to earn up to three industry-recognized credentials. 
  • Apprenticeship: Apprenticeship is a talent development strategy that combines on-the-job learning (OJL), related instruction (RI), and mentorship to train individuals to be experts in their field. 
  • ed2go online career classes: In partnership with ed2go, we offer online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations. These include business, computer applications, construction and trades, health and fitness, and information technology.