Professional Education & Certificates

Professional Education and Certificate Programs at BC3 offer students training to start a new career and classes to advance current skills and/or obtain license renewal. Enroll in a class that interests you!

Certificate Programs


Complete each course to earn a certificate or enroll in specific classes within the program. Use the links below for class descriptions and start dates.

Basic Health Care Employment Skills

This program is FREE to qualified participants. Earn a certificate in Basic Health Care Employment Skills. Learn the basic skills needed for entry-level employment in the health care field or prepare to enroll in a certified training program related to health care. Students will have the opportunity to earn certifications in CPR, AED and First Aid as well as HIPPA.

Quality Inspector

The Quality Inspector needs a unique set of skills in order to assist their company in producing a good quality product in an efficient manner. This course will provide students with the knowledge and foundation to grasp the principles of quality control inspection, the basic theories and methods of performing quality inspections and documenting the results.

Patient Care Technician

Earn certifications to provide basic nursing care under the supervision of a licensed nurse.


Gain the theoretical knowledge and hands-on application necessary to adjoin similar and dissimilar metals, and perform a variety of other tasks associated with welding.

Personal Care Home Administrator

Personal Care Homes provide lodging, food, and support services for people who are elderly or have mental or physical disabilities. Residents need help with dressing, eating, taking medications, mobility, and finances. To complete this certificate, students must pass the free competency test.

Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship

Designed to develop entry-level skills to start a manufacturing career. Learn to read blueprints and use a variety of measuring instruments and basic shop equipment. Earn both NIMS and NTMA credentials. This certificate is offered in partnership with Penn United Technologies, Inc.

Human Resource Management

Develop or enhance the skills necessary to for employment in HR management or promotion in existing employment to a supervisory level. Topics address the total employee life cycle from recruitment to termination. Take classes to complete the certificate or enroll in a specific class. This certificate is recognized by SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) and stackable into BC3’s Human Resource Management, A.A.S.

Certified Personal Trainer

Get all the information needed to start an exciting fitness career and become a Certified Personal Trainer. This challenging course is for candidates wanting CONVENIENT ONLINE information with in-depth instruction and hands-on practical labs on video to understand how it all comes together.
2 Certification Levels – (Test Vouchers included!)

  • Level 1 CPT – Pass both Written Exam & Practical Skills Exam
  • Level 2 CPT – Obtain a Level 1 CPT & Complete the 30 Hour Internship

This is an NCCA Accredited course! 1 in 3 employers will only hire a NCCA Accredited Personal Trainer.

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ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification Exam

Starting in 2020, the Pennsylvania Food Code requires that the person in charge (PIC) of a food service operation be a Certified Food Protection Manger. That person must be onsite at all times during operating hours. To receive and maintain certification, individuals are required to pass a certification exam every five (5) years. Passing the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification Examination with a 75% or higher meets this requirement.

Includes one-hour free review with certified instructor and proctored exam.

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Please note: This is the exam only. If you are in need of the ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course to prepare for the exam, please contact Kelly McKissick by phone or email for information about the online course option.


Professional Education 

Obtain license renewal or fulfill mandatory continuing education requirements in your field. Click on each class for a description and start date.

Root Cause Analysis & Corrective Action

Designed to enhance your problem solving skills, this interactive training will help you uncover the underlying problems that could negatively impact your organizations’ operations, quality, and profitability. Get more information

PA Real Estate License Renewal

Real Estate agents are required to complete continuing education hours to renew or reactivate their license. Our classes are approved by the PA State Real Estate Commission and fulfill the 14-hour requirement during each 2-year licensing period.

First Time Notary

This state-approved seminar fulfills the mandatory education provision for new Pennsylvania notaries. Topics include notary public law, notarial seal and register, the seven notarial powers, and more. Offered through a partnership with the PA Association of Notaries.


Online Partners

Career Step

BC3 partners with Career Step to offer training for students in the medical field. Learn more about career changes and our free webinar.


BC3 partners with ed2go to offer programs that provide the skills needed to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.


BC3 partners with UGotClass to offer certificates and classes to obtain and refresh skills in business, health, social media, and educational environments.

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