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Big Sandy Community and Technical College is offering a variety of information technology courses virtually through its Ed2Go program.

Operated through the colleges Workforce Solutions area, the program is designed to offer interactive courses that are affordable, fun, convenient and catered towards students.

With the broadband expansion that is set to take place in our area, people will have the opportunity to compete for information technologies in the global economy, said Kelli Hall, director of Workforce Solutions and the Kentucky Coal Academy at BSCTC. Those who possess the appropriate skills in information technology can not only compete for jobs with local companies, but they can also seek employment remotely.

The Ed2Go program will be offering classes in Introduction to Java Programming, CompTIA Security+ Certification Prep 1 and 2, Wireless Networking, Advanced CompTIA A+ Certification Prep and Introduction to ASP.NET.

ED2Go offers hundreds of courses in the areas of accounting and finance, business, college readiness, computer applications, design and composition, health care and medical, language and arts, law and legal, personal development, teaching and education, technology and writing and publishing.

Instructors lead each course through an interactive, online platform. Most courses are completed in six weeks.

For more information, contact workforce solutions by phone at 606.218.1280 or email at 

(This news article was updated on April 11, 2019 to reflect current contact information.)