Online Learning Opportunities

Thomas Nelson Workforce Development partners with nationally-known online learning providers. 

Online Workforce Classes

  • Excel I 
  • Excel II

Check Computer Software section of current schedule located on the TNCC continuing education webpage to see if other TNCC-WD online classes are available.

Online Partners:

Ed2Go» Gatlin Education Services (GES)» JER Online» Income Tax School»

Online Class Registration:

 To register for an online course, please follow the steps below.

  • Step 1 – Find your student ID
    If you have attended TNCC or any other community college credit or non-credit classes, please click here to find your student identification number (called SIS ID or EMPL ID).
  • Step 2 – Apply to TNCC:
    If you have never attended a Virginia community college, please fill out the TNCC application – click on Apply and then Apply Online. When you complete your application, you will receive a student identification number (called SIS ID or EMPL ID). Write down your ID number; you will need it when you register. You will also see TNCC email information – please disregard it. It is only needed for credit courses at the college.

  • Step 3 – Email information to WTCE:
    Email your student ID to and indicate that you will register for Ed2Go courses.
  • Step 4 – Find the classes you want and register:
    Click on the links below to browse online course offerings and follow registration instructions. Is Online Learning Right for You?


The online courses offered in partnership with Ed2Go are instructor-facilitated.  These courses are informative, fun, convenient and highly interactive.  These instructors are famous for their ability to create warm and supportive communities of learners.  All courses run for six weeks.  Courses are project-oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links and more.  Again, students have the advantage of completing these courses entirely from home or work and at any time of the day or night.

Courses are available in the following topic areas:

  • Personal Finance & Wealth Building
  • Law & Legal Careers
  • Courses for Teaching Professionals
  • Child Care & Parenting
  • Languages
  • Grant Writing & Nonprofit Management
  • Healthcare Continuing Education
  • Computer Application Certification Prep
  • Database Management & Programming
  • SAT, GRE & LSAT Exam Prep

Gatlin Education Services offers courses that provide the workforce skills necessary for professional positions for many high-demand occupations.  GES offers more than 60 online certificate programs in the Allied Health, Computer-Internet, Business, Technical, and Construction industries.

Colleges and Universities worldwide partner with GES to offer outstanding online certificate programs.  Teams of professionals build GES programs to provide the most effective web-based learning experiences.  The online education enrollment is always open and includes everything students need, including textbooks and trained instructors.  Students love the quality as well as the convenience.  GES will allow students to continue their course of study until they are successful.  Occupations include:

  • Personal Fitness Trainer
  • Non-profit Management Training
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Certified Bookkeeper
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Wedding Planner
  • Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
  • Video Game Designer

JER online continues to grow in statue and size and establish itself as a major provider of Workforce and Continuing Education certificates and courses.  Educational partners include accredited technical and community colleges, state universities, K-12 schools and corporate institutions with educational interests.  JER Online has an excellent reputation for delivering high quality, instructor-led and self-directed outcome-based online training.  Topics include:

  • Management and Business
  • Film and TV Writing
  • Foreign Languages
  • Certified Home Inspection
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Spanish Health Care
  • OSHA – Workplace Safety

TNCC has partnered with the Income Tax School to offer an online career tract for income tax preparation training. A career as a tax professional can begin after just one online course, and you can continue your tax education while you work in the field.

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