Learn from home.
Gain new skills.
Pursue a career goal.
George Brown College Continuing Education offers a wide variety of distance learning courses and programs so you can learn from home.
Explore the possibilities
Do you have a goal in mind? Maybe you have an idea of what you're looking for. Or you're searching for new career development options. Discover our complete list of online courses or online programs.
With more than 950 online courses, including 410 courses newly adapted for online delivery this year, we offer a lot of choice to continue learning. Register now online!Distance Learning Courses
We offer 50 online programs. You can take these programs fully online and at your own pace. Pursue a certificate or designation entirely from home!Distance Learning Programs
Succeed as a distance learner
Are you wondering how to be successful in an online course? From our experience, students who successfully complete distance education courses:
- are goal oriented and self-directed
- develop the skills to know how to learn independently
- have good prerequisite skills such as college-level reading
- schedule specific times on a routine basis for study
- know they can contact the teacher immediately if they have questions
- enjoy starting course activities on time and don't fall behind
Browse by interest
Not sure where to start? Be inspired by an interest or subject.
Arts and Design
Turn your creative talents into a career. Acquire the latest design skills. Explore your flair for decorating or fashion.
Cartooning and Illustration
Drawing, Painting and Sculpture
Video and Film
Web Design and Development
Business and Legal Studies
Upskill to advance your career, stay current or get prepared for new opportunities.
Accounting and Payroll
Human Resources Management
Infrastructure Asset Management
Law Clerk (ILCO)
Life Skills Coaching
Marketing, Social Media and Analytics
Microsoft Office Applications
Private Security and Investigative Services
Quality and Productivity Management
Student Advising and Support
Supply Chain Management
Communication and Languages
Get the tools you need to be an effective communicator. Develop your writing skills. Learn a new language.
Editing and Publishing
Computers and Information Technology
Gain expertise with the latest tools and applications. Advance your career by learning hands-on skills.
Business Process Automation
Computer-aided Drafting and Design (CADD)
Creative Design Software
Information Technology Management
Construction and Trades
Achieve success by acquiring in-demand skills. Enroll in courses that count toward industry designations.
CCA Gold Seal Construction
Carpentry and Home Renovation
Construction Health and Safety
Construction Materials and Methods
Estimating and Quantity Surveying
Fire Alarm and Life Safety
HVAC and Refrigeration
Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP)
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
Health Sciences and Community Services
Develop a career that makes a difference in the lives of others.
Acute Care Nursing
Administration of Medications
Counterterrorism and Intelligence
Health Office Administration
Interprofessional Collaborative Care
Nursing for Internationally Educated Nurses
Nursing for RPN Diploma Completion
Nursing for Reinstatement Evidence of Practice
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Study a field that fascinates you, fulfill your requirements for a program or upgrade your skills for future studies.
On-demand distance education
Explore our on-demand courses and technical training programs.
Continuous Intake Courses
Start learning at any time with our online courses that are continuous intake! Register whenever you're ready. Each course lists the number of days you'll have to complete the course.Continuous Intake Courses
Technical Training Programs
Technical Training certificate programs are offered as modules within an interactive learning package. Start at any time and study at your own pace.Technical Training Programs
Additional online courses
Explore the wide range of online courses through our college partners.
OntarioLearn is a partnership between 24 Ontario colleges that offers a broad selection of online courses. We chose these OntarioLearn courses to provide our students with even more access to a range of online courses.OntarioLearn
6 reasons why distance learning is for you
Students say these are the main reasons they take distance education courses.
- You can take courses while working or meeting family commitments.
- You can learn at any time of day and in the comfort of home.
- You can learn at your own pace (available in some courses), going through course material as slowly or quickly as they desire.
- You can take courses not offered at local schools or colleges.
- You can learn material on your own.
- You can avoid possible barriers or restrictions to attending on-campus classes.