- Community Education
- Continuing Education for
Health Professionals (CEHP)
- Emeritus (55 and Older)
- English as a
Second Language (ESL)
- General Education
- Literacy/Reading Classes
- Online Learning
- Youth Programming
Online Learning: Convenient, Interactive, Enjoyable!
Update your skills, explore various career opportunities, learn a new trade or hobby, or find out how to turn your hobby into a career! Complete any course entirely over the Internet, from your home or office, any time of day or night.
Short-Term Six-Week Courses
Comprehensive, interactive, 6-weeks long Instructor-led courses on the variety of topics that include Professional Enhancement, Personal Enrichment and Career Exploration. New section of each course starts monthly. Courses include lessons, quizzes, 24-hour access, online discussion area, supplemental materials, and more. Courses offered in partnership with ed2go.
Career Training Programs
Learn in-demand job skills in various professional fields. Start any time; work at your own pace. Most programs can be completed in 3 to 6 months. Programs include expert instructor assistance, textbooks and learning materials. Support offered via phone, e-mail or live chat 7 days a week. Programs are offered in partnership with ed2go (formerly Gatlin Education).
Digital Marketing Training
Become an Online Marketing Certified Professional (OMCP ®) by completing a training program taught by most respected authorities in Internet Marketing. The curriculum is constantly updated to keep pace with rapidly evolving industry. Courses include streaming video, live webinars, discussion boards, quizzes and assessments. Courses are offered in partnership with MarketMotive ®.
Healthcare and Administrative Training with CareerStep, LLC
Prepare for industry-recognized certifications and gain the skills you need to enter the rapidly expanding healthcare and administrative fields! These short-term online training courses, endorsed by national credentialing bodies such as AHIMA and offered by Oakton’s Continuing Education and Workforce Development Department in partnership with CareerStep LLC, can open up a world of exciting career opportunities. Programs include: 1) Medical Coding and Billing, 2) ICD-10 Fasttrack, 3) Medical Administrative Assistant with or without EHR, and 4) Executive Assistant. Program perks include a laptop, Ipad, or Kindle for no additional charge (some programs do not apply). There is also no additional cost for certification exams (e.g., CPC, CAA, MOS)($100-$200 value). Job placement assistance included after completion of the training program.
Commercial Food Equipment Repair Technician Training
Get prepared for an entry level position as a repair technician in Commercial Food Service industry. Training can be completed in less than a month. Students will interview with a hiring company upon successful completion of the program. Training is offered in partnership with Ignitor Labs (Formerly TechU24/7).
For more information contact Anna Shipulina at 847.635.1498 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Introduction to Spanish for Health Care Workers Age 50 and Over
Learn how to converse with Spanish-speaking patients and guests in any health care setting.
Wednesdays, Sept. 3 - Nov. 5
Space is limited!
Register by Aug. 22 for the reduced fee of $79.
(After Aug. 22, fee is $100)
Offered through the American Association of Community Colleges Plus 50 Encore Completion Program.
Online Flexible Registration System
Register using our online Flexible Registration system with its shopping cart functionality. The online registration system serves as a convenient method to search, register, and pay for classes. Visit our How to Register page and find out more.