Continuing Education

Staff member Elena Gardea works with a student at the Adult Education Transitions Building.

Hundreds of learning opportunities on-site and online.

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Whether your goal is personal enrichment, professional development, corporate training, or something else, Continuing Education at Elgin Community College has a non-credit course that is right for you. We offer affordable and convenient options to help you:

  • Gain the skills needed to break into a new career field.
  • Reinvigorate your current career with new skills.
  • Develop your workforce/organization with focused training programs.
  • Explore a personal passion.
  • Prepare for college with test preparation courses.

Personal Interest

ECC offers hundreds of online personal interest courses.

Topics include:

  • Art and Creativity
  • Dance
  • Language
  • Test Prep
  • And more!

Computer Skills

ECC offers online computer skills training through our select vendors.

Topics include:

  • QuickBooks
  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • iPad operation
  • And more!

Get your CDL-B and join the Pace Bus team

ECC is partnering with Pace Bus to train the next generation of Pace bus drivers. In just two weeks, you'll have the classroom learning you need to join Pace’s over-the-road driving training and get your Class B commercial driver's license (CDL-B). Tuition and your permit fee are free! 

The next pre hire event will take place:

Thursday, February 9, 2023
6 to 9 pm
Building K, Room K128

For more information, contact us at 847-622-3036 or

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