About Us

Learn new personal and professional skills online in Durham, NC!

Durham Technical Community College is based in Durham, N.C., and is part of the North Carolina Community College System. Each year, Durham Tech offers hundreds of noncredit Continuing Education courses at the college's multiple campuses:

  • Durham Tech’s main campus, Corporate Education Center
  • The Small Business and Corporate Education Center, in downtown Durham
  • The Northern Durham Center,
  • The Orange County Campus, in Hillsborough
  • The Orange County Skills Development Center, in Chapel Hill
Today, the college also offers selected noncredit Continuing Education courses on the Internet, through the college's partnership with online education specialist Ed2Go. If you want to learn a new computer application, pursue a personal interest or master a new business strategy, you will find courses here that can help you meet your goals.

How do you find out which online Ed2Go courses we offer? At the top left, click on the one of the catalog categories.

How do you register for an Ed2Go online class? After you click on a course category, either click on a course title to view a course description, syllabus, and requirements, or click on the "Enroll Now" button. Type in the requested information, and you'll receive an email with the official Durham Tech online Ed2Go Continuing Education registration form!

Durham Tech's Ed2Go courses run for eight weeks, with an option of a two week extension. The lessons are fast-paced, and it is very important that you access course materials regularly and stay on schedule. All lessons must be completed within the six-week schedule, and the final exam must be completed by the end of the eighth week (unless you request an extension by going to the Help link listed above).

We also offer online non-credit Continuing Education classes for Medical Coding, Nursing Assistant, EMS, Quality Program (Lean and Six Sigma), GED Prep, as well as for the American Management Association (AMA) certificates. To access these classes, please visit Durham Technical Community College's web site and choose the "Distance Learning" link to see a list of non-credit education courses that are available online.

Some students prefer curriculum courses, which offer academic credits towards an associate degree, technical diploma or certificate. If you prefer curriculum courses to noncredit continuing education courses, please visit Durham Technical Community College's web site and choose the "Distance Learning" link to see a list of curriculum education courses that are available online.