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Online Skills Courses: Buy in Bulk and Save!

With PIA's online education, agencies can pre-purchase "bundles" of discounted Professional Skills Courses for agency personnel. This is a great way to pre-plan an individual...
March 17, 2006

Top Notch Online Education at a Price That Fits Any Budget

With PIA's online education, agencies can pre-purchase "bundles" of discounted Professional Skills Courses for agency personnel. This is a great way to pre-plan an individual educational program for each of your staff members and save money at the same time. Plus, your employees don't have to use a credit card.

Courses may be purchased in bundles of 1-6 courses per student with quantity discounts for bundles of 2-6 courses. When purchasing bundles in advance, specific courses don't have to be chosen at the time the bundles are purchased. Instead, courses can be assigned as users progress.

Quantity discounts are also available to students making credit card purchases for courses not paid in advance. In this case, the first open slot in the bundle will be assigned to the course initially selected, and the remaining slots can be assigned to courses chosen at a later time.

Here's how you pre-purchase bundles of Professional Skills Courses on PIA's website:

  1. First, have each of your employees register on PIA's education website using a unique email address. To do this, go to the "Pre-Purchase Professional Skills Courses" section of your local PIA association's online education website using the state specific link below.
  2. Next, register yourself and buy a bundle of courses for each of your personnel. These bundles will initially be assigned to you since you bought them.
  3. Then transfer the bundles to your staff members using their unique e-mail addresses.
  4. Each of your colleagues can now access their pre-purchased bundle by simply registering for any Professional Skills Course here. The system will recognize that there is an open slot in their pre-purchased bundle and assign the selected course to fill that slot.

Please note, individual bundles cannot be split between students. Thus, if you are planning educational programs for two students, you must buy two separate bundles. Also, each of the slots within a bundle must be used within 1 year from the date of purchase.

PIA understands the importance of educating your personnel. We also understand the need to do so affordably. With bulk savings and over 2000 Professional Skills Courses, PIA has a solution that's right for your agency.

Getting Started Is Easy!

To get started, visit the "Pre-Purchase Professional Skills Courses" section of your local PIA association's online education website using the state specific link below.

Please note: The online education program described here is not available in all states. To learn about other educational offerings available through your local PIA affiliate association, including designation programs, please visit their website.

State Specific Links to
Pre-Purchase Professional Skills Courses:

AK: Click here. 

AL: Click here. 

AR: Click here. 

AZ: Click here.

CA: Click here. 

CO: Click here.

CT: Click here. 

DC: Click here. 

GA: Click here. 

ID: Click here.

IL: Click here. 

LA: Click here. 

MA: Click here.  

MI: Click here. 

MS: Click here. 

MT: Click here. 

NH: Click here. 

NJ: Click here. 

NM: Click here.

NV: Click here.

NY: Click here. 

OR: Click here.

RI: Click here.  

SC: Click here. 

SD: Click here. 

TN: Click here.  

UT: Click here.  

VA: Click here.  

WA: Click here. 

WI: Click here. 

WV: Click here. 

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