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This program is a great option if you’re looking to learn new job skills, refresh or refine existing accounting knowledge, or help improve the performance of small businesses through a better understanding of the essentials of accounting and finance. Applicable skills:
Gain knowledge and skills relevant to the accounting field, like managing taxes, account books, and analyzing case studies along with basic training for finance in business, financial accounting, and managerial accounting.
Understand how to examine financial statements to ensure that they are accurate and comply with laws and regulation. Explain how to inspect account books and accounting systems for efficiency and use of accepted accounting procedures.
Create, organize, and maintain financial records. Demonstrate how to assess financial operations and make best-practices recommendations to management. Identify ways to reduce costs, enhance revenues, and improve profit. Learn effective quantitative skills in basic mathematical operations pertaining to the business environment.
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Trains students for a career in entry-level Administrative Assisting. Applicable skills:
Learn how to maintain paper and electronic filing systems for records and messages as well as organize files, folders, and schedules in proper order for efficient operation.
Recognize a professional image in an office environment and know how to manage stress and time in professional ways.
Understand the operation of office equipment.
Communicate well with others in and out of the office. Greet visitors and determine whether they should be given access to specific individuals. Schedule appointments and make travel arrangements for executives and other staff along with answer phones, draft messages, write memos and email when communicating with managers, employees, and customers.
Prepare reports, memos, letters, financial statements, and other documents using word processing, spreadsheet, or presentation software and manage databases.
Conduct research, compile data, and prepare papers for consideration and presentation by executives, committees, and boards of directors.
Read, analyze, route, distribute, and answer routine incoming memos, submissions, reports, mail and email to determine their significance and plan their distribution. Negotiate with vendors, buy supplies, manage stockrooms or corporate libraries, and get data from various source.
Auto Repair Technician
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Prepares students to enter the automotive repair field by studying the major automotive systems and the procedures for troubleshooting and repairing those systems. Applicable skills:
Identify automotive systems and engine components by describing how the systems and parts work together to make a vehicle run. Remove an engine from a vehicle and perform an engine rebuild.
Recognize safety procedures that should be followed in an automotive repair shop. List various hand and specialized tools used when working with automotive systems.
Identify types of engines and factors that affect engine performance. Perform routine maintenance procedures, including oil changes and tune-ups. Identify the theory and operation of automotive systems including cooling, lubrication, ignition, fuel and electrical systems along with troubleshooting same areas.
Explain how to inspect, diagnose and repair a vehicle's brake and computer systems. Describe the steering and suspension systems, including the alignment process, and identify how worn parts affect a vehicle. Recognize the steps necessary to attain certification in the automotive repair field.
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Prepares graduates for an entry-level career as a Bookkeeper. Applicable skills:
Compiles/produces Financial Statements with attention to detail from accounting records for organizations.
Understands employment opportunities in many industries, including firms that provide accounting, bookkeeping and payroll services; federal, state, and local governments and schools.
Demonstrates basic math and computer skills, including knowledge of spreadsheets.
Demonstrates the knowledge necessary to become certified in areas of bookkeeping by being able to carry out all bookkeeping tasks, including overseeing payroll and balancing accounts according to accepted accounting procedures.
Applies proper procedures for controlling an organization’s financial documentation and guards against misappropriation of organization’s funds.
Operates computers programmed with accounting software to record, store, and analyze information. Applies proper procedures for receiving, recording cash, checks, and vouchers in compliance with federal, state, and company policies, procedures, and regulations.
Business Management Essentials
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Provides basic training for relevant business skills such as management, finance, and technical writing. It is a great option if you’re seeking to learn new job skills, refresh or refine existing business management knowledge, or to improve the performance of small business through a better understanding of the fundamentals of business management. Applicable skills:
Discuss the various functions of business including competition, economics, accounting, technology and information systems, marketing; management through the phases of starting and growing a business; management of financial and human resources along with the ethical and social responsibilities of business.
Understand both the business environment and the manager's role in decision making, planning, organizing, leading, controlling and developing an ethical perspective.
Demonstrate understanding of basic mathematical operations including percentages, discounts, interest, present worth, sinking funds, installment buying, pricing, depreciation, investments, insurance, use of symbols and their applications, equations and formulas, the importance of statistics investments, insurance, use of symbols and their applications, equations and formulas, and the importance of statistics.
Learn how to organize material for a professional setting by composing business memos, emails, outlines, reports, and proposals using the ABC method.
Certified Personal Training
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Learn root words, prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms function to form meaning of medical terms. Recognize the basic structures of the human body and their functions as well as the anatomy of, and work done various muscles and muscle groups.
Recognize tests that determine overall fitness, muscle strength, and flexibility. Identify typical components of a fitness workout. Identify muscles, connective tissues, bones, and joints, and their roles in movement. Understand the physiology of muscle contraction and the relationship between muscular fitness and overall well-being.
Know the functions of digestive, urinary, musculoskeletal, nervous, endocrine, circulatory, and respiratory systems. Identify the major organs and their functions within each system. Recognize the structures of the pulmonary circuit, including arteries, arterioles, veins, venules, and capillaries.
Determine target heart rate and heart rate range. Identify information resources for developing and maintaining a healthy heart and lungs, advantages of cardio respiratory fitness, and design of cardio respiratory exercise programs.
Identify how carbohydrates, fats, proteins, fluids, vitamins and minerals fit into a healthy eating plan. Put together fitness programs based on different needs: cardio respiratory, resistance training, core exercises, flexibility and safety requirements for specific activities. Know how to exercise an injured body. Recognize symptoms of common injuries, benefits of lifelong exercise for people with conditions such as diabetes and asthma; suggest exercise parameters for pregnant women, older adults, children and people with lower-back pain; identify medical conditions that prohibit exercise.
Child Development Training
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This certificate is designed to meet the CDA requirement of formal education related to professional child care, covering the fundamentals of early childhood education, child growth and development, and health, safety and nutrition for young children. Applicable skills:
Supervise and monitor the safety of children. Understand the preparation of meals and snacks, helping children keep good hygiene, changing diapers, and sanitizing toys and play equipment.
Organize activities and implement a curriculum that allow children to learn about the world and explore interests; support children's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.
Recognize signs of emotional or developmental problems in children and bring the problems to the attention of parents.
Understand the keeping of records of children’s progress, routines, and interests, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, and medications administered.
Computer Programming Languages
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This program provides a background in programming and logic, Microsoft Access and Visual Basic, and Java to help prepare students for entry-level positions as a computer programmers, website or software developers, or database managers. You’ll gain experience with real programs used in the technology field today. Applicable skills:
Learn the basics of computer programming and logic. Understand the basic logic common to all programming languages.
Create loops; create, search, and sort arrays; create modules and hierarchy charts. Use Boolean expressions, validate input Design graphical user interfaces. Create new Access databases, create forms and reports, sort and filter your data with queries, analyze your data.
Use the Java programming language to program applets and create animations and graphics for use on the Internet. Use Swing components and create Java programs using layout managers.
Apply Visual Basic programming algorithms and data structures to solve real-world problems. Apply object-oriented programming concepts to create new code libraries and use existing code libraries.
Design a complex user interface for a Windows Forms application.