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Short-Term Professional Development Courses

SHORT-TERM COURSES ARE GEARED TOWARD INDIVIDUALS SEEKING CAREER

OR PERSONAL GROWTH AND EMPLOYERS INVESTING IN THE ADVANCEMENT OF THEIR WORKFORCE.

Class Course Description (Class) Last Class Date Actual Start Date/Time Hours Per Meeting Sunday? Monday? Tuesday? Wednesday? Thursday? Friday? Saturday? In District Cost Out of District Cost Training On Demand Content URL Session Format
Discover the more advanced capabilities of Microsoft Word 2016. Manage lists, customize tables and charts and learn to create customized formats with different styles and themes. You will also learn about more advanced graphic elements, using templates to automate document creation and using Word features like Mail Merge.
Get acquainted with Microsoft Word 2016 by first identifying components of the Word interface. Then you will enter, edit and modify the appearance of text in a Word document. Finally, you will learn to insert special characters and objects, as well as modify the appearance of your document.
This one day workshop is an excellent way to brush up on your skills for the MIG and TIG welding process. This course is designed to give students the knowledge and confidence needed to improve their welding skills. The only gear you will need to provide is a welding helmet, welding shirt or sleeves and gloves.
Explore the techniques of welding steel plate and pipe with extensive hands-on experience. Includes oxyacetylene cutting and welding with a strong focus on arc welding. Certification test fee is separate, with an average cost of up to $200.
This course is the first step in learning to weld. The program is designed to teach the basics of oxyacetylene cutting with a focus on arc welding. You will learn to set up machines and equipment, shear, bend and assemble metal projects. MIG welding available upon request.
All companies with one or more employees are required by the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) to provide a hazard-free workplace for their employees. Depending on your size and type of business, this may not be something that you consider when employing individuals. Documentation of training reduces your liability in the event of an incident. This course will cover the basics of OSHA and the general provisions that all companies must comply with as well as a few safety topics that should be covered as a best practice for providing a safe and hazard-free workplace.
This program will provide a basic understanding of how farm financial statements are structured and for what purposes they can be used. Balance sheets, cash flow statements, and income statements can become useful tools in today's volatile environment.
This class will discuss the current laws on Open and Concealed carry of handguns, how to notify law enforcement officers that you armed, and general safety for both types of carry.
Expand your Spanish skills and start putting your knowledge to work. This class builds on Level 1 to help further build your existing Spanish and making conversing easier.
Learn basic vocabulary including the alphabet, numbers, colors, common words, and action verbs to prepare you for the Level 2 course.
As a small business, you likely think a lot about how the word about your business is promoted to your customers. An online presence is more important now than ever before, but not all online marketing is the right choice for your business. This class will help you: identify and understand your "avatar client" and target audience; help you build an effective online strategy; determine the best marketing channels to attract your target; and create effective content that could help your business achieve its highest potential.
As a small business, you likely think a lot about how the word about your business is promoted to your customers. An online presence is more important now than ever before, but not all online marketing is the right choice for your business. This class will help you: identify and understand your "avatar client" and target audience; help you build an effective online strategy; determine the best marketing channels to attract your target; and create effective content that could help your business achieve its highest potential.
For first responders, maintaining optimum mental wellness is a critical part of remaining active and effective on the job as well as at home. This course will provide education about the signs and symptoms of the mental health issues that first responders experience, when to seek help and suggestions for self-care.
Safeland class for Oilfield workers in Spanish
Safeland class for Oilfield workers in Spanish
Energy Training Council, Safeland USA and Autry Technology Center partner to provide health, safety, and environmental orientation for the energy industry. This 10-hour orientation will cover PPE, Confined Space Awareness, Fire Safety, Lockout/Tagout, Hazcom, Environmental Awareness, Electrical Safety, Fall Protection, H2S Awareness, Substance Abuse and other topics. Our primary goal is to reduce the number of preventable accidents. This is required training for many oilfield companies.
Energy Training Council, Safeland USA and Autry Technology Center partner to provide health, safety, and environmental orientation for the energy industry. This 10-hour orientation will cover PPE, Confined Space Awareness, Fire Safety, Lockout/Tagout, Hazcom, Environmental Awareness, Electrical Safety, Fall Protection, H2S Awareness, Substance Abuse and other topics. Our primary goal is to reduce the number of preventable accidents. This is required training for many oilfield companies.
Energy Training Council, Safeland USA and Autry Technology Center partner to provide health, safety, and environmental orientation for the energy industry. This 10-hour orientation will cover PPE, Confined Space Awareness, Fire Safety, Lockout/Tagout, Hazcom, Environmental Awareness, Electrical Safety, Fall Protection, H2S Awareness, Substance Abuse and other topics. Our primary goal is to reduce the number of preventable accidents. This is required training for many oilfield companies.
This class will meet in person on the Autry campus. Ergonomics is the science of designing and arranging things so that people can use them easily and safely. Poorly-arranged work areas where people have to bend or overextend limbs and body parts can result in musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), which affect 1.8 million U.S. workers every year. Proper ergonomic workplaces can help workers avoid carpal tunnel, eye strain, and poor posture. Employees that take this course will learn how to identify ergonomic risk factors, potential injuries, and methods to minimize or eliminate ergonomic hazards. This in-person course is designed to help small business owners and retail stores but would also be beneficial for people who work from home to avoid chronic discomforts and strains in the long run. Identifying and improving ergonomic conditions helps employers with compliance with OSHA’s General Duty Clause.
Learn real estate theory and practice, and prepare to take the state examination for licensing as a real estate sales associate. This course is a combination of classroom learning and home study.
Attend this class to fulfill the Real Estate Commission’s 45-hour training requirement prior to receiving your permanent sales license. You will be required to complete five assigned modules which will count for 18 hours of class credit.
New to QuickBooks? This class introduces you to QuickBooks and basic file management tasks necessary for mastering the essentials, including setting up a company file, working with customers and vendors and using banking tasks in QuickBooks.
New to QuickBooks? This class introduces you to QuickBooks and basic file management tasks necessary for mastering the essentials, including setting up a company file, working with customers and vendors and using banking tasks in QuickBooks.
QuickBooks 2019 is an accounting software that is used for payroll, invoicing, and other types of financial record keeping. Learn to work with a new company, business forms, banking and billing activity, reporting, budgeting, protecting, and backing up data.
This course will emphasize the ‘programmable’ in programmable logic controllers. Be trained to prepare and program ladder logic diagrams for programs that can be written on-site for a specific control objective.