Community Education and Training
Training & Certification
Delaware County Community College offers professional training and non-credit certificate programs to help community members pursue their professional goals. These programs are open to everyone, and you may register for individual courses without pursuing a certificate.
Designed for staff, program administrators, executive directors, board members, philanthropists, volunteers and others interested in working in/with non-profit organizations.
Prepares students for the Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturist examination, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Landscape and Nurseryman’s Association.
Created for individuals considering entry into the design industry or those wanting to make the best decisions for their own home interiors.
Designed to satisfy the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and the Chester County Health Department’s educational requirements for certification and recertification of those who serve food to the public.
Early childhood education certification
For family homecare providers, center-based providers, individuals working toward the Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, teachers and those pursuing a career in early childhood education. These courses are open to all, including those not seeking a certificate.
Certified personal trainer
On-campus lectures and hands-on training at an athletic club – covering anatomy, exercise, physiology, nutrition, injuries, health screening and more – will get students ready to work with clients.
Allied health certifications
For health care professionals looking to update their skills and their certifications as well as for those interested in pursuing careers in health care. We offer programs in the following specialties:
- Registered nurse continuing education
- Pharmacy technician
- Physical therapy
- Venipuncture (phlebotomy)
- Dental assistant
- Medical front office