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Technical colleges to expand online education, training


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  • May. 10, 2020 - 10:32 PM

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Technical colleges to expand online education, training

The Newnan Times-Herald

The Technical College System of Georgia is expanding its online program opportunities as well as offering free professional development and online training courses to provide more Georgians the flexibility to enhance their skills during this time.

“While the coronavirus has upended us all in some way, it has provided an opportunity for our fellow Georgians to take advantage of time spent at home and explore virtual learning,” said Greg Dozier, TCSG commissioner. “TCSG.edu is a great, one-stop shop to browse a variety of courses, programs and professional development opportunities designed to provide Georgians with the skills needed for today’s marketplace.”

There are hundreds of certificate, diploma and associate degree programs to choose from through the 22 colleges of the Technical College System of Georgia. Additionally, there are many programs in high-demand career fields that are available tuition-free through the HOPE Career Grant. These include computer programming, health science, logistics and transportation technology, and certified engineer assistant, among others.

TCSG is also offering free, online, soft-skills courses like time management, customer service, business etiquette, goal setting and workplace diversity. Each course is self-paced and requires approximately 60-90 minutes to complete. Participants who finish the courses will receive a personalized certificate of completion.

“For those that are interested, you can get started right away in many areas and begin your journey to a new career,” said Dozier. “Our network of 22 technical colleges across the state are a tremendous resource right now for those who have been displaced during this pandemic or are considering a change.”

For more information, visit www.tcsg.edu .