Short-term Programs

1-4 weeks

Program Credits/Hours Program Begins**
Forklift Operation Training* 2 hrs. Every Month
CPR Training* 4 hrs. Every Month
CPR and First Aid Training* 6 hrs. Every Month
Class B CDL Truck & Bus Driver Training* 12 hrs. Anytime
Motorcycle Rider Course* 14.5 hrs. April - Sept.
NEC Continuing Education* 16 hrs. Oct. or Nov.
IPC Soldering Certification* 40 hrs. Every Month
A+ Certification* 40 hrs. Aug. or Nov.
Network+ Certification* 40 hrs. Aug. or Oct.
Security+ Certification* 40 hrs. Oct.
Credit for Prior Learning Course (SMGT 2950)* 1 cr. Jan. or Aug.

5-9 weeks

Program Credits/Hours Program Begins**
First Aid/CPR Allied Health (
Description
HEAL 1800 This course covers the knowledge and skills that are needed for emergency care of the injured or ill until medical care can be obtained. It should also serve to create an active interest in the prevention of accidents and illnesses. This course is designed for those needing more advanced knowledge and skills than the layperson; medical assistants, personal trainers, lifeguard, police officers for emergency care of the injured or ill until advanced medical care can be obtained. Basic skills performed in the management of basic life support are in accordance with standards set by the American Red Cross. (Attendance is mandatory in this course. No excuses are accepted. No makeup is schduled.)

Credits: 1

Effective Dates: 08/22/2005 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: HEAL1800

HEAL 1800 )*
1 cr. Jan. or Sept.
Trained Medication Aid (
Description
HEAL 1070 This state-approved program provides an overview of the requirements concerning medications and their administration. Other topics include legal criteria, medical abbeviations, measurements, use of the Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), and overview of body systems and drug classifications. Administration of medications via oral, eye, ear, rectal, and topical routes will also be covered. Attendance of all classes is mandatory; any absence will result in repeating the course. Students must attain 90% on all examinations to continue in the class.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 06/01/2001 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: HEAL1070

HEAL 1070 )*
2 cr. April or Dec.
Nursing Assistant* 5 cr. Jan., April, May, June, Aug. or Nov.
Railroad Conductor Certificate 16 cr. Jan., March, Aug. or Oct.
Limited Scope X-Ray Certification* 32 hrs. Jan., March, June or Sept.
Steam & Hot Water Boilers MN License* 32 hrs. Jan., March, May or Sept.
Pharmacy Technician* 50 hrs. Jan., Mar., May, Aug. or Oct.
Project Management Course* 55 hrs. Anytime
Cisco CCNA Certification* 64 hrs. Jan., April, June, Sept. or Nov.
EKG Technician* 64 hrs. Jan., March, June or Sept.
Java Developer Certification Prep* 80 hrs. Aug. or Nov.
Phlebotomy* 140 hrs. Jan., March, June or Sept.
Energy Audit Training* 360 hrs. Anytime
Home Inspection Training* 360 hrs. Anytime

12-16 weeks

Program Credits/Hours Program Begins**
Small Business Accounting Certificate 15 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Sales Specialist Certificate* 16 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Advanced Personal Training Certificate 16 cr. Jan.
Geriatric Health and Fitness Certificate 16 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Group Fitness Certificate 16 cr. Aug.
Geriatric Advanced Nursing Assistant Certificate 16 cr. Jan., June or Aug.
Meeting & Event Management Certificate 16 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Personal Training Certificate 16 cr. Aug.
Multicultural Supervision Certificate* 17 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Early Childhood & Youth Development Certificate 17 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Quality Improvement Certificate 17 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Digital Animation Certificate 17 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Human Resource Development Certificate 17 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Supervisory Leadership Certificate 17 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Brakes, Suspension, and Driveline Certificate 18 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Driveability Certificate 18 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Electrical, Electronics, and HVAC Certificate 18 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Engines and Transmission Certificate 18 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Business Entrepreneur Certificate 21 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Microsoft Certified Server Administrator* 125 hrs. Jan. or Sept.
Web and Application Developer* 136 hrs. Jan., June or Sept.

9 months

Program Credits/Hours Program Begins**
National Child Development Assistant Certificate* 12 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Web Design Certificate 17 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Mechatronics* 18 cr. Sept.
Photographer Assistant Certificate 19 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Professional Gardening Certificate 20 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Social Media Specialist Certificate 20 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Hospitality Lodging Operations Certificate 23 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Digital Imaging Technician Certificate 24 cr. Aug.
Legal Receptionist Certificate 25 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Medical Receptionist Certificate 25 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Receptionist Certificate 25 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Hospitality Lodging Business Certificate 26 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Spa & Resort Management Certificate 27 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Sustainable Food Systems Certificate 27 cr. Aug.
Marketing Event Specialist Certificate 28 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Marketing Communications Specialist Certificate 28 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Interactive Media Design Certificate 29 cr. Jan. or Aug.
PC Technician Certificate 30 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Accounting Clerk Diploma 32 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Photographic Imaging Technology Diploma 32 cr. Aug.
Web Developer Diploma 32 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Multicultural Human Resources Diploma 33 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Multicultural Leadership Diploma 33 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Welding Technology Diploma 36 cr. Aug.
Early Childhood & Youth Development Diploma 33 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Administrative Assistant Diploma 38 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma 39 cr. Jan. or Aug.
Medical Administrative Specialist Diploma 39 cr. Jan. or Aug.

*  These programs are not eligible for financial aid; all other programs are.
** Start dates are subject to change.