Spring 2020 classes have resumed online.
Please visit dcccd.edu/coronavirus for additional information and to learn how to prepare for online classes.

Continuing Education Courses and Awards

Certificate Programs & Licensing Exam Preparation

Our Workforce and Continuing Education Division offers training courses to prepare students for professional licensure in a number of fields. Classes are offered as continuing education for professionals working in their field and as workforce preparation for those looking for a fast-track training opportunity to move into a new career field.

Emergency Medical Skill Certification:

For EMTs, Paramedics, Physicians, Nurses and other Allied Medical Personnel

  • BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support
  • ACLS – Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • FastTrack ACLS
  • PALS – Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • PALS FastTrack
  • National Registry Exam for EMTs & Paramedics
  • EMT Basic Refresher Course

NOTE: For Paramedic refresher courses and National Registry Exam preparation courses, please call 972-860-7846.

Food Protection:

  • Food Protection Management Certification
  • Food Protection Management Recertification

Medical Services & Allied Health:

  • Dental Assisting 
  • Medical Records Coding and Claims Technician
    NOTE: There are no state or national requirements for eligibility or licensure in the Medical Records Coding/Claims Processing professions. Although no certification exam is required for entry-level employment, two professional organizations offer certifications through national accreditation exams. The American Health Information Management Association, AHIMA, offers the Certified Coding Specialist, CCS. The American Academy of Professional Coders offers two certificates, the Certified Professional Coder, CPC, and the Certified Professional Coder–Hospital, CPC–H.
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Nurse Aide Certificate
  • EKG Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician

Personal Trainer:

Contact Information

Contact the Continuing Education offices.


Check out our class schedules to see the courses offered now at Brookhaven College.