Continuing Education & Workforce Training

Language and Culture

Chesapeake College offers an exciting array of courses that give students the opportunity to learn a new language and to explore foreign culture.

Be sure to check our online section for additional Personal Enrichment programs. Online classes offer A World of Learning at Your Fingertips. The high-quality instructor led online courses are completely web-based and can be accessed from any Internet connection 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! Chesapeake offers over 300 course topics to choose from.

Most courses are six weeks long and all of them are done at your convenience in the comfort of your home.

When you're ready to enroll, just follow the instructions with the class of your choice.

To complete your registration:
Upon enrollment, you will receive a confirmation email from It will include a registration form which you will need to print, complete and submit with your payment information.

Courses we offer include:

Languages (see schedule)

  • American Sign Language
  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese (online)
  • Spanish for Beginners
  • Spanish I
  • Spanish II
  • Speed Spanish (online)

Culture (see schedule)

Travel (see schedule)

Be sure to check out our Occupational Spanish courses designed to provide fast Spanish training in the areas of Law Enforcement, Nursing, Restaurant, Correctional Staff and more!