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Baton Rouge Community College's Workforce Division hosts a variety of professional development courses throughout the year. If you do not see a class you are interested in, feel free to reach out! We offer customized training programs to all sorts of industries.

Civil Notary Prep Course

Prepare for the multiple choice and research portion of the Louisiana State Notary Examination. The course will provide an in-depth study of the Official Louisiana Study Guide. Learn methods to research the Louisiana Civil Code and the Louisiana Revised Statutes, Title 9. Some of the topics covered will be the preparation of acts, collateral mortgages (liens/privileges), incorporation, types of contracts, successions, tutorships, interdictions and notarial wills. The study guide required for this course is available at the LA Secretary of State’s Office or can be purchased online.

For more information from the Secretary of State's website please click on the link below: 

  • Contact Hours: 21                            Class Dates: 8/2/22 - 9/27/22        
  • Location: Acadian                             Tuesdays 6:00p - 9:00p
  • Tuition: $697


Private Investigator Prep Course

Intensive course that teaches students basic investigative skills and discovery techniques. Become familiar with the Louisiana State Private Investigator Exam: state/federal investigator laws, undercover investigations, surveillance techniques, interview/statement methods, court record checks, subpoena procedures, computer database research, video/still photography techniques, locating witnesses and missing-persons, and testifying strategies. Course participants required to take the state exam. Textbook included in course.

Exam available separately on last Sunday of class through the Louisiana Private Investigator’s Board for an additional cost of $50. 

  • Contact Hours: 40                             Class Dates: 8/5/22 - 8/14/22
  • Location: Acadian                              2 Consecutive Weekends
  • Tuition: $350                        Friday 6:00p - 10:00p / Saturday & Sunday 8:00a - 5:00p


Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM CP/SCP)

Focus on your SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP credentials based on the current HR landscape. This certification is 100% focused on the competencies and knowledge all HR professionals need in order to lead in today’s business community. Using universal skills and recognition, SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP are built on one single, comprehensive SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™) and are relevant worldwide, giving professionals the recognition and flexibility to use their knowledge, skills and competencies anywhere their career takes them. Competency and knowledge based SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP test competencies as well as HR knowledge, and their application, adds to the professional’s ability to demonstrate what they know, and what they can do with their knowledge in the variety of situations they encounter. Developed with employers in mind, SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP are based on in-depth research focused on—and backed by—global employers and business leaders. They reflect what HR practitioners need to know to be leaders in their organizations and in the profession. 

  • Contact Hours: 36                             Class Dates: 9/14/22 - 11/30/22
  • Location: Acadian                              Wednesdays from 6:00p - 9:00p
  • Tuition: $1,395