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Online Learning: Professional, Convenient, Affordable!

Whether you are looking to update your skills, explore various career opportunities, or learn a new trade, online education may be the right choice for you. With a variety of topics and formats, you can complete any course whenever and wherever the internet is available.

Certificate of Contact Tracing Proficiency

Featured Training

Certificate of Infection Control/Barrier Protection Discover the major elements of infection prevention and learn prevention processes used in clinical healthcare environments. This course includes a new module specifically on infection prevention related to COVID-19.

New! Certificate Courses for Healthcare Professionals

After enrolling through our partner provider, 4Med, you can begin working on these short, self-paced courses immediately. Each class is presented using a unique 10/10/10 learning method. Modules include 10 minutes of reading, followed by 10 minutes of audio/video/animated review and a 10 question assessment. Course topics include: HIPAA, MACRA-MIPS, infection control, cybersecurity and more. Upon completion of a course, you will receive a certificate and seal.

Short-Term Six-Week Courses

Six-week courses start monthly with new lessons released on Wednesdays and Fridays. These are comprehensive, interactive, instructor-led courses. They feature lessons, quizzes, 24-hour access, online discussion areas, and supplemental materials. Topics include business, computer applications, writing, accounting and more.

For a more flexible option, select the “self-paced courses” that provide access to all lessons immediately with up to three months to complete.

You may enroll for these courses directly through our provider, Ed2Go. These courses are hosted on the Ed2Go platform. You do not need to be a CLC student to enroll. You will create a separate login and registration with Ed2Go with your preferred email address.

Career Training Programs

Advanced career training courses offer a flexible way to learn. Open enrollments let you start any time. While most programs can be completed in 3 to 6 months, you have up to 18 months access, so you can learn when it’s convenient for you. The courses feature expert instructor assistance, textbooks and learning materials. Each course also comes with a dedicated Student Advisor, so you’re supported throughout your learning journey. Topics include business, healthcare, technology, industry certifications and more.

You may enroll for these courses directly through our provider, Ed2Go Career Training. These courses are hosted on the Ed2Go platform. You do not need to be a CLC student to enroll. You will create a separate login and registration with Ed2Go with your preferred email address.


These courses are instructor-led, online courses that are provided by our learning partners. You do not need to have a CLC student ID number to enroll, as all registration and payment will be handled by the learning partners. These courses are not accessed through Canvas, instead you will be given log-in information after enrollment.

If you have additional questions, please email professionalworkshops@clcillinois.edu or call (847) 543-2990. If you are a student interested in taking an online class to earn college credit towards a degree or for transfer, College of Lake County offers a variety of online learning options.

Please Note: We are committed to the safety and security of online instruction and are constantly adapting to offer the best experience for all users. To help ensure security during Zoom webinars, a password to enter the Zoom session will be provided to assist with these measures.

All classes are not offered every semester.