Updated COVID Protocols

Effective January 1, 2022, proof of vaccination is required for all faculty, staff and students taking on-campus classes or accessing on-campus services. More information, including specifics for prospective students and visitors, is available at dccc.edu/vaccine-info. Face masks are required in all indoor facilities.

Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

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.

Non-profit fundraising

Designed for staff, program administrators, executive directors, board members, philanthropists, volunteers and others interested in working in/with non-profit organizations.

Horticulture training

Prepares students for the Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturist examination, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Landscape and Nurseryman’s Association.

Interior decorating

Created for individuals considering entry into the design industry or those wanting to make the best decisions for their own home interiors.

Food certification

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
  • EKG
  • CPR
  • BLS

Computer certifications