Continuing & Professional Education
At Richland Community College, sustainability is being implemented and measured through collaborative actions. The College has been taking steps to reduce and measure their greenhouse gases for years. In January 2008, the Richland Board of Trustees adopted a tenet that encouraged the College to create a culture of sustainability by weaving the core values of commitment, respect, excellence, accountability, and diversity into sustainable concepts with a perspective measured by the Triple Bottom Line - Environment, People, and Economics.
The Motorcycle Rider Courses are offered on the Richland Community College Campus through a partnership with Illinois State University. Classes are for beginning motorcycle riders (Basic Course) in an effort to reduce the severity and frequency of motorcycle accidents. Motorcycle Safety Foundation curriculum is used. It is designed to help riders manage their risk and increase their skills through riding and classroom instruction.
Midwest Paralegal Study Program, in partnership with Richland Community College, is offering a 12-month Paralegal certificate of completion. The five-class generalist and entry-level program gives a comprehensive overview of paralegal roles and responsibilities. Recommended for people with a minimum of a high school diploma/GED or for those in the legal profession seeking advancement or career change. If you elect to take individual classes instead of the complete 5 course program, you will not receive a program certificate of completion. For dates, program details, and
Continuing & Professional Education coordinates all the community education hobby & leisure classes at Richland Community College. We invite you to explore areas of interest that may help enrich your personal or professional development. We make every effort to offer an assortment of subject areas that will have a broad appeal. Community members are welcome to make suggestions for new class ideas by calling the CPED office at (217) 875-7211, ext. 353.
Welcome to the Continuing & Professional Education division. Our selection of educational opportunities is sure to interest you both professionally and as a member of the community. We offer business and corporate training in areas such as occupational safety, workforce training for specific applications, and supervisory management skills. If you would like to explore an area of interest, we offer non-credit topics ranging from piano and horseback riding, to dance, culinary, or sewing.
Browse the current non-credit schedule.