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NCTD175M Veterinary Assistant Online


with ON LINE

A Veterinary Assistant helps the Veterinarian or the Veterinarian Technician in their daily tasks. They may feed, water, and examine pets for signs of illness, disease, or injury; clean and disinfect cages and work areas, as well as sterilize laboratory and surgical equipment in laboratories, animal hospitals and clinics.  

The program goal for this online Veterinary Assistant program is to prepare students to work as veterinary assistants under the supervision of veterinarians and veterinary technicians in small or large animal hospitals or clinics. This on-line course includes training and education in animal care, behavior, medical terminology, skeletal and muscular system, anatomy, nutrition system, History & Physical examination, immunology, emergency care, radiology, veterinary practice procedures and general accounting practices. The program also prepares the students to take the national test to become an Approved Veterinary Assistant.  Finally, students are asked to identify an externship site and are expected to complete a minimum of 100 hours of practice. 

Students must be at least 18 years of age and have completed high school or equivalent. Students must be proficient in keyboarding, have a basic understanding of a word processing program (Microsoft Word recommended) Students will be responsible for coordinating their own volunteer experience.

Veterinary Assistant training can help you make a difference in the lives of animals and the people who love them. Our course will prepare you for a rewarding career working as a veterinary assistant in a veterinary hospital, animal shelter, or other environment that requires a background in animal sciences.

On average this course is 583 hours of independent, online instruction.

For more detailed information: Veterinary Assistant Online PROGRAM OUTLINE

This course is WIOA  Approved.


Supervisory Skills for the Industrial Workplace


with ON LINE

In this course, you’ll focus on two things: learning how to move through your program and an introductory lesson to your Supervisory Skills program.

In your first lesson, you’ll develop the necessary skills to ensure your success in the program. You’ll learn how you can improve your study skills, so you’re able to use a number of tools that will help you to be successful.

In your second lesson, you’ll learn more background on a supervisor’s roles and responsibilities. This includes an overview of effective leadership and identifying responsibilities and potential challenges or opportunities that might appear in the role.

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to do the following:

  •  Identify skills needed to be a confident and independent online learner
  • Define the significance of a supervisor, including key opportunities available in the industrial sectors

On average this course is 60 hours of independent, online instruction.

For more detailed information: Supervisory Skills for the Industrial Workplace PROGRAM OUTLINE

This course is WIOA Approved.

Google Docs


with Kimberly Campion

This course reviews all of the essentials of working in Google Docs.  The course covers signing into your account and shortcuts, using menus and navigation, formatting text, paragraph formatting, creating bulleted and numbered lists, columns and editing features.  It will also cover adding tables, inserting links and special characters, inserting images, using tools, managing documents, and print options.

For more details on what you will learn, click here.

ESOL Conversation Café - Postponed
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ESOL Conversation Café - Postponed


with CTBD Instructor

Practice your English in an informal, conversational manner led by an instructor. Every Wednesday - 4:30 to 6:00pm. No registration necessary!

NCHC32M - BLS Provider (Basic Life Support) CPR/AED


with Carol Phillips

The American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Provider CPR/AED classroom course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. Care for adults, children, and infants is covered. 3-hour class; 2-year certification. Certification e-card included.


The required manual for this class must be purchased separately and brought to class.

BLS Provider Manual
AHA Product Number: 20-1102
ISBN: 978-1-61669-768-6


IMPORTANT: Students can choose to purchase either the e-book or a physical book.

E-book: Most students purchase the e-book, which can be accessed as soon as the purchase is complete.

Physical book: Students may opt to purchase a physical book; however, allow three weeks for delivery through the mail.

Here is the link for the e-book:

Here is the link to order a physical copy (allow 3 weeks for shipping):


Please read book prior to class and bring book to class.

* The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

Tableau Desktop Certified Associate - Intermediate


with Nicholas Marcus


Final registration and $1,100.00 payment will be due once we have enough interest to conduct the class.

Students will learn to filter across data sources and analyze subsets of data using context filters and sets. They'll go further with calculations, using LOD expressions and specifying options to control table calculations, and they will do more with mapping. To enable analysis, students will create parameters and user controls, and show data trends and forecasts, as well as data distributions. Students will round out their skills by designing dashboards that incorporate visual best practices.

Prerequisites: Desktop I and/or equivalent experience. The use of two monitors is highly recommended.

Tableau Desktop Certified Professional - Advanced


with Nicholas Marcus


Final registration and $1,100.00 payment will be due once we have enough interest to conduct the class.

In this course, students will acquire advanced analytical skills and chart-building techniques in Tableau Desktop. They will reinforce calculations knowledge, then explore the LOD expressions FIXED, INCLUDE, and EXCLUDE. To expand their range of analysis, students will create sparklines and control charts to show time-based data; cycle plots to show seasonality trends; hexbins to map dense data; and geospatial maps that plot shapes using spatial files. Not least, students will master dashboard layouts and use context filters to guide their analysis within the dashboard.

Prerequisites: Desktop I: Fundamentals and Desktop II: Intermediate, and/or equivalent experience

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