Continuing Education

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Create a New Future

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It's a great time to keep learning!

Elgin Community College is one of the top 25 community colleges in the nation and a great place to enhance your personal and professional skills. Whether you're looking to learn something new, start a hobby, change careers, invest in your team, or inspire your kids, ECC has a program for you.

Career Training

Start a new career path or obtain the certifications you need to advance in your chosen profession. We have an expanding catalog of in-person and online short-term, high-value career training programs in health care, coding, information technology, and more. Imagine where your career could be in less than six months!

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Corporate Training

ECC can provide customized, on-site training to give your team the skills and knowledge to help your business succeed and grow. From employment skills such as conflict resolution and leadership development to industry-specific technical skills such as forklift operations, workplace safety, and blueprint reading, our training programs bring you the quality and expertise of the ECC learning experience.

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Personal Interest

We partner with local experts passionate about sharing their knowledge with the community in an informative, engaging, and affordable way. Whether you're interested in improving your gardening skills, being a better cook, or learning about new languages and cultures, our community education programs will enrich your free time!

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Kids' College

Kids’ College offers various programs designed to be engaging and educational across a wide variety of interests and disciplines. Our instructors and staff members bring enthusiasm to the subjects they love and are dedicated to sharing knowledge with young people. Check out our current Kids' College classes below!

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