Continuing Education

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Continuing Education offers courses and programs to help you upgrade your skills with non-degree credit, national certification, and courses in business, skilled trades, healthcare, and technology areas.

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You can search for classes online through RVC's Self Service: Instant Enrollment. To make searching easier, check out the course code prefixes by class topic below.

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We have the classes to help you run your business more efficiently.

Use course code prefix BCO when searching online.

We also have several virtual class options, featuring instructor-led and self-paced tutorials. Explore topics like SEO, Managing Remote Teams, Effective Business Writing, and so much more! View classes online at

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Computer Training

Most jobs today require a working knowledge of certain computer skills. Employers seek employees who have the ability to send emails, create spreadsheets, and manage databases.

Use course code prefix DPR when searching online.

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CPR & First Aid

All classes include handouts, a pocket CPR shield, and a two-year certification from the American Heart Association.

Use course code prefix HLT when searching online.

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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

The EMT course trains police, fire, first responders, and rescue personnel and people interested in the techniques of basic emergency medical care. The curriculum is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health and the US Department of Transportation. 

Use course code prefix FRE when searching online.

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Food Service & Hospitality

Explore classes related to food handling and food safety management.

Use course code prefix HSP when searching online.

We also have several virtual class options, featuring instructor-led and self-paced tutorials. Explore topics like Restaurant Management and Event Planning. View classes online at

Additional opportunities are available through the TAP Series, including: Cooking Basics, Illinois Allergen Awareness, Allergen Plan Development, Allergen Plan Specialist, BASSET Alcohol Training, Earn More with Service, Mandatory Reporter Training, and Choke-Saving Procedures Training.

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Healthcare – CNA Recertification

Looking to recertify as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)? We offer recertification classes!

Use course code prefix NRS when searching online.

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Healthcare – Medical Billing & Coding

The combined 80-hour class covers: CPT (introduction, guidelines, evaluation, and management); specialty fields (such as surgery, radiology, and laboratory); ICD- 10 (introduction and guidelines); and basic claims processes for medical insurance and third party reimbursements.

Note: Students who complete this course may be qualified to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC Apprentice) and/or other National Certification Exams at an additional cost. After obtaining the practical work experience (6 months to 2 years), students can obtain the AAPC CPC® designation.

Use course code prefix HLT when searching online.

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Healthcare – Pharmacy Tech or EKG

Stay on top of your certifications in the healthcare industry! Search for upcoming EKG or Pharmacy Technician Certification classes.

Use course code prefix HLT when searching online.

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Massage Therapy

We provide NCBTMB-approved Continuing Education Classes for Licensed Massage Therapists. Whether you are new to the field or have years of experience, we have the classes you need to meet your State CE requirements. Please check with your state governing boards prior to enrolling when maintaining an out-of-state license.

Use course code prefix MAS when searching online.

Looking for our Massage Therapy Training Program? Rock Valley College offers a complete Massage Therapy Training Program through Bodycraft Wellness & Massage Center LLC. The program offers 600-hour/12-month training for people pursuing a career in massage & bodywork therapies. Learn more about RVC's Massage Therapy Training Program.


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Brush up on your skills... or learn a new language!

Use course code prefix FOR when searching online.

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Skilled Trades

Take your skills to the next level. We offer various forklift, aerial operator, and warehouse training classes. 

Use course code prefix ISH when searching online.

Looking for refrigeration training classes? We've got you covered.

Use course code prefix RAH when searching online.

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Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP)

The Highway Construction Careers Training Program aims to help women, underrepresented, and socioeconomically disadvantaged individuals gain acceptance into the construction trades. During the 14 week class, participants will engage in 450 hours of skilled-trades preparation and apprenticeship readiness training with the goal of applying for and obtaining local union apprenticeship opportunities. Learn more about the 14-week HCCTP program.

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Sexual Harassment Training

TAP Series offers Illinois Sexual Harassment Training classes online. These are designed as one-hour, self-study trainings that allow you to train on your schedule. This course meets state regulations. 

Course topics include: Illinois Sexual Harassment Restaurant/Bar/Hotel Employee, Illinois Sexual Harassment Restaurant/Bar/Hotel Supervisor, Illinois Sexual Harassment Employee, Illinois Sexual Harassment Supervisor.

View Sexual Harassment Trainings offered by TAP Series.

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More Online Options

Ed2Go features instructor-led, six-week courses or career training at your own pace. There are over 200 courses available, offered monthly. Search Ed2Go

Ed2Go Career Training Programs feature online, open enrollment programs designed to provide skills necessary to acquire professional-level positions. Search Ed2Go Career Training Programs

Health Ed Today offers courses developed through a partnership with leading education organizations, including Pearson Education, E-College, and Condensed Curriculum International. This may include programs like Dental Assistant, Medical Terminology, Pharmacy Technician, Veterinary Assistant, and Medical Billing & Coding. Search Health Ed Today Offerings