Career & Professional Development Courses

Child Care Administrators Association (CCAA) Workshop

This workshop will contribute to meeting the training guidelines established for child care providers.

Location: BC CENTRAL
Instructor: Various
8758 CDEC1093 (01164T)       7 hrs.
8/12     S          8 am -5 pm
$35

Certified Pool Operator (CPO)

The CPO certification course is designed to provide the basic knowledge, techniques and skills required to safely operate a pool or spa.  The course will follow the NSPF Pool & Spa Operator Handbook (provided) along with local regulatory codes and is taught by an NSPF certified instructor.  Essential calculations, how to carry out and interpret water tests for safe operation of aquatic facilities, state and federal regulations and other important topics will be covered.  Pass the open book exam and earn your CPO certification.  This course is available upon request with a minimum of eight participants.  To schedule a course, call the program coordinator at 979-230-3405.

Location: BC Central
Instructor: David Turnage
8747 CCPO1002 (03164T)      16 hrs.
$250

Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Recertification

If you currently hold a non-expired CPO license, you may obtain re-certification by attending day one of the Certified Pool Operator class (if available), participating in a review of state laws and successfully completing the certification exam.  For course availability, contact the program coordinator at 979-230-3405.

Location: BC Central
Instructor: David Turnage
8748 CCPO1003 (03164T)      8 hrs.
$250

Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Fusion

If you completed the NSPF Pool Operator Primer course online, you may complete the certification requirements by attending day two of the Certified Pool Operator class (if available), participating in a review of state laws and successfully completing the certification exam.  For course availability, contact the program coordinator at 979-230-3405.

Location: BC Central
Instructor: David Turnage
8749 CCPO1004 (03164T)      8 hrs.
$200

Essentials of Excel

Microsoft Excel is a program used to present data in a spreadsheet, or a table of rows and columns.  Data can then be sorted, organized or manipulated mathematically using various arithmetic operations and formulas.  This introductory course will teach you basic data editing, performing calculations with formulas, managing workbooks, creating charts and many other marketable skills using the automated tools found within Excel.

Prerequisites: Basic keyboarding and computer skills.

Location: BC CENTRAL
Instructor: Monica Garcia
8750 ITSW1022A (03164T)     12 hrs.
8/14-8/23        M/W    6:30-9:30 pm
$125

Essentials of Word 2010

Microsoft Word is a word processing application used to create letters, reports and other documents.  This basic course will teach you foundational skills such as using toolbars and task panes, document navigation, document styles, editing and formatting text or paragraphs, printing, inserting special fields, productivity tools, inserting tables and other skills essential to proficiency in Microsoft Word.

Prerequisites: Basic keyboarding and computer skills.

Location: BC CENTRAL
Instructor: Monica Garcia
8751 POFI1024 (03164T)        12 hrs.
7/24-8/2          M/W    6:30-9:30 pm
$125

Introduction To Computer Systems

This basic computer course is an introduction to operating systems, file creation and deletion, data entry and manipulation, automatic file execution, configuration and directory commands.  You will learn to create, copy, and delete files using the operating system, enter and edit data, navigate files and folders and execute programs.

Location: BC CENTRAL
Instructor: Monica Garcia
8752 ITSC1006 (03164T)         7 hrs.
6/26-6/28        M/W    6-9:30 pm
$79

Photography I

Get to know your DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) camera in this hands-on digital photography class.  Discover how aperture, shutter speed and ISO choices will affect your photos.  Learn to observe and manipulate light and use your creative eye to capture great photos.  During the final class meeting, we will hit the ground running with a campus-wide scavenger hunt, capturing our "prey" with our cameras!

Prerequisites: DSLR camera and instruction manual.

Location: BC CENTRAL
Instructor: Laura Jinkins
8753 PHTC1004 (06164T)       18 hrs.
6/15-8/10        R          6-9 pm
$149

Photography II

This course is a series of photo walks and optional Saturday field trips where we will work on observation techniques.  On the last day of class you will have the opportunity to present your portfolio of the photos you have taken.

Location: BC CENTRAL
Instructor: Laura Jinkins
8754 PHTC1004 (07164T)       18 hrs.
8/17-9/21        R          6-9 pm
$149

Resume Writing & Interview Preparation

Engage in a hands-on class to develop a powerful and effective resume.  Our goal is to assist you in crafting a powerful document that shows off your accomplishments, experience, skills, and strengths.  Enjoy in-depth coaching for a comfortable and confident approach to an interview, with recruiter/hiring manager insight and feedback within our local market.  This class will include take home material, after-class support and personalized interview preparation.

Location: BC CENTRAL
Instructor: April Hurley
8742 CCAR1099 (03164T)       3 hrs.
8/1       T          6-9 pm
$39

SAP MM (Material Management)

In SAP MM training, the participant will learn about the procurement process in industry.  End-user training is an integral part of any SAP implementation and the return on investment is huge.  SAP MM End-user training starts with an introduction to SAP, overview, and navigation in the SAP software.  Next the procurement process introduces material master and vendor master leading to purchasing, requisition, quotations.  Inventory management covers receipts of goods, issue of goods, returns to vendors, physical stock taking, valuation of inventory and finally MRP for planning of materials.

Location: BC CENTRAL
Instructor: Contract
8757 LMGT1093 (03164T)      48 hrs.
6/26-7/1          M/T/W/R/F/S  8 am-5 pm
$1,629