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Vocational Certificates

​​​​​​VOCATIONAL: BUSINESS (VBUS)

Certificate of Completion Customer Service Representative (24427)
The Customer Service Representative Certificate program is designed to give students the necessary knowledge and skills to deal directly with customers as the company representative in special problems that may arise. Students will be prepared to work as commercial or residential service representatives in positions in major department stores, collection agencies, credit bureaus, airlines, travel agencies, medical insurance agencies, public utilities and telephone answering services.
Learning Outcome(s)
Upon successful completion of this award, students will be able to:
  • Work efficiently with Windows-based applications using common, cross-application keyboard shortcuts; e.g., save, open, print, copy, paste, etc.
  • Demonstrate competence in a variety of Windows-based applications.
Requirements    ​​Hours
Vocational Business 012, Workforce Readiness  6​​0
Vocational Business 119, Introduction to Keyboarding and Basic Windows                       60
Vocational Business 258, Navigating the Internet 60
Vocational Business 260, Introduction to Word Processing using MS Word60
TOTAL 24​0
Certification of Completion General Office Clerk (24095)
The General Office Clerk certificate program is designed to give students the skills for entry-level positions in the business world. Clerk typist, credit clerk, file clerk, general clerk, receptionist, or data entry clerk positions require limited knowledge of office management systems and procedures. Clerical duties include skills in answering telephones, bookkeeping, typing or word processing, office machine operation, and filing.
Learning Outcome(s)
Upon successful completion of this award, students will be able to:
  • Work efficiently with Windows-based applications using common, cross-application keyboard shortcuts; e.g., save, open, print, copy, paste, etc.
  • Demonstrate competence in a variety of Windows-based applications.
Requirements  Hours
Vocational Business 012, Workforce Readiness60
Vocational Business 118, Introduction to Windows6​0
Vocational Business 119, Introduction to Keyboarding and Basic Windows​60
Vocational Business 258, Navigating the Internet6​0
Vocational Business 260, Introduction to Word Processing using MS Word60
Vocational Business 262, Introduction to Spreadsheets using MS Exce6​0 
TOT​AL 360

Certificate of Completion Executive Secretary / Administrative Assistant (24426)

The Executive Secretary/Administrative Assistant certificate program is designed to give students the necessary knowledge and skills from diversified training, including technology, and background to hold high-level administrative support positions of responsibility in the workplace. Students will be prepared to conduct research, prepare reports, and perform clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings.
Learning Outcome(s)
Upon successful completion of this award, students will be able to:
  • Work efficiently with Windows-based applications using common, cross-application keyboard shortcuts; e.g., save, open, print, copy, paste, etc.
  • Demonstrate competence in a variety of Windows-based applications.
Requirements Hou​​rs
Vocational Business 012, Workforce Readiness6​0
Vocational Business 013, Introduction to Personal Management using MS Outlook 60 
Vocational Business 096, Introduction to Use of Digital Cameras 60
Vocational Business 102, Introduction to Desktop Publishing using Adobe InDesign6​0 
Vocational Business 117, Introduction to Document Processing using Adobe Acrobat 30
Vocational Business 119, Introduction to Keyboarding and Basic Windows60
Vocational Business 258, Navigating the Internet60​ 
Vocational Business 260, Introduction to Word Processing using MS Word ​60
Vocational Business 261, Introduction to Databases using MS Access  6​0
Vocational Business 262, Introduction to Spreadsheets using MS Excel ​60
Vocational Business 304, Introduction to Electronic Presentations using MS PowerPoint 6​0
  T​OTAL 6​3​0

Certificate of Completion First-Line Supervisor / Manager, Office and Administrative Support Workers (24187)
The First-Line Supervisor/Manager, Office and Administrative Support Workers certificate program is designed for both entry-level and experienced office workers looking for a promotion. Graduates will have expert office skills and in-depth software knowledge. The program provides training in office information systems and communications, work process and organizational performance improvement, business decision-making, project management, and capital and human resource management.
Learning Outcome(s)
Upon successful completion of this award, students will be able to:
  • Work efficiently with Windows-based applications using common, cross-application keyboard shortcuts; e.g., save, open, print, copy, paste, etc.
  • Demonstrate competence in a variety of Windows-based applications.
​​Requirements Hours
Vocational Business 014, Introduction to Mobile and Social Media Tools​​60
Vocational Business 097, Introduction to Personal Commerce on the Internet ​60
Vocational Business 103, Introduction to MS Project​​60
Vocational Business 118, Introduction to Windows ​60
Vocational Business 258, Navigating the Internet ​60
Vocational Business 260, Introduction to Word Processing using MS Word​60
Vocational Business 262, Introduction to Spreadsheets using MS Excel​60
Vocational Business 304, Introduction to Electronic Presentations Using MS PowerPoint ​60
TOTAL480​​

Certificate of Completion Web Associate (24420)

The Web Associate Certificate program is designed to give students the necessary knowledge and skills to support providers and consumers of web services. The web associate utilizes the understanding of distributed web services to support advertising, marketing and sales staff in today’s global economy. Understanding and utilizing developed web applications is critical to finding new business for web design, Internet marketing, hosting, programming, and technology projects.
Learning Outcome(s)
Upon successful completion of this award, students will be able to:
  • Work efficiently with Windows-based applications using common, cross-application keyboard shortcuts; e.g., save, open, print, copy, paste, etc.
  • Demonstrate competence in a variety of Windows-based applications.
RequirementsHours
Vocational Business 010, Introduction to Web Design using Adobe Dreamweaver​60​
Vocational Business 097, Introduction to Personal Commerce on the Internet ​​​60​​
Vocational Business 242, Introduction to Vector Graphics using Adobe Illustrator​60
Vocational Business 302, Introduction to Web Page Development using HTML​​6​0
Vocational Business 303, Introduction to Electronic Imaging using Adobe Photoshop​60​
TOTAL300​​​
                                          
Certificate of Completion Medical Billing (24052)
The Medical Billing certificate program is designed to give students the necessary knowledge and skills to hold a medical billing position. Students will have practical experience using computers and patient billing software, be familiar with the rules and guidelines of health care plans in order to submit proper documentation for appropriate reimbursement of services rendered, and they will have the necessary customer service skills to succeed in this field.
Learning Outcome(s)
Upon successful completion of this award, students will be able to:
  • Work efficiently with Windows-based applications using common, cross-application keyboard shortcuts; e.g., save, open, print, copy, paste, etc.
  • Demonstrate competence in a variety of Windows-based applications.                                        
RequirementsHou​rs
Vocational Business 012, Workforce Readiness60
Vocational Business 080, Introduction to Medical Billing120
Vocational Business 119, Introduction to Keyboarding and Basic Windows60
TOT​​​AL 240

Certificate of Completion Receptionist/Information Clerk (30985)
The Receptionist/Information Clerk certificate program is designed to give students the skills for entry-level receptionist or information clerk positions. Clerical duties include greeting the public, answering phones, making appointments, and word processing.
Learning Outcome(s)
Upon successful completion of this award, students will be able to:
  • Complete job applications and prepare for the interviewing process.
  • Demonstrate competence in a variety of Windows-based applications.                                         
Requirements Hours
High School Subjects 338, Workforce Preparatio15​
Vocational Business 121, Introduction to Computer Software Ap­plications60
TO​TAL  75
VOCATIONAL: CLOTHING
Certificate of Completion Commercial Textile Worker (24146)
Completion of the Commercial Textile Worker certificate program will prepare students for entry-level employment in the commercial textile industry. Students will learn different types of fabrics, seam finishes, garment styles, and garment construction and repair.
Learning Outcome(s)
Upon successful completion of this award, students will be able to:
  • Apply the concept and skills of sewing to successfully construct a garment.​​
Requirements Hours
Vocational Clothing 483, Introduction Commercial Sewing160
Vocational Clothing 477, Fundamentals Commercial Sewing 180
TO​TAL 340
​VOCATIONAL: CONSTRUCTION
Certificate of Completion Carpenter (24097)
The Carpenter certificate program prepares students for entry-level employment in companies that manufacture kitchen and bathroom cabinets, music/media furniture, book shelves, and other furniture items using a variety of finishes.
Learning Outcome(s)
Upon successful completion of this award, students will be able to:
  • Apply the concepts and skills of safe cabinetry in the design and construction of a project.
 
Requirements Hours
Vocational Business 859, Introduction to Cabinetry/Furniture Refinishing, Pre-Apprentice180 
Vocational Business 953, Fundamentals of Cabinetry/Furniture Refinishing, Pre-Apprentice 180 
TO​T​AL 360

Certificate of Completion Construction Laborer (24037)
The Construction Laborer certificate program prepares students for entry-level employment in the construction industry by providing basic knowledge and skills in construction with a focus on welding.
​Learning Outcome(s)
Upon successful completion of this award, students will be able to:
  • Apply the concepts and skills of safe welding in the design and construction of a project.
                                                                                                   
Requirements​Hours
Vocational Construction 608, Introduction to Welding, Pre-Apprentice 180
Vocational Construction 611, Fundamentals of Welding, Pre-Apprentice 180
TOTAL 36​0
VOCATIONAL: FOOD 
Certificate of Completion Commercial and Institutional Food Preparation (24093)
The Commercial and Institutional Food Preparation certificate program prepare students for employment in commercial and institutional food kitchens, especially in the restaurant industry, by providing knowledge and skills in hygiene, sanitation, storage, nutrition, and food service administration.
Learning Outcome(s)
Upon successful completion of this award, students will be able to:
  • ​Apply the issues and concepts of safe food preparation.
                                                                                                   
Requirements H​ours
Vocational Food 010, Institutional Food Preparation240
High School Subjects 338, Workforce Preparation1​5
TOTAL  2​55