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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 competency in a variety of Windows-based applications.
Requirements     Hours
Vocational Business 012, Workforce Readiness   60
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 Word 60
TOTAL  240
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 competency in a variety of Windows-based applications.
 
Requirements   Hours
Vocational Business 012, Workforce Readiness 60
Vocational Business 118, Introduction to Windows 60
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 Word 60
Vocational Business 262, Introduction to Spreadsheets using MS Excel 60 
TOTAL  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 competency in a variety of Windows-based applications.
 
Requirements  Hours
Vocational Business 012, Workforce Readiness 60
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 InDesign 60 
Vocational Business 117, Introduction to Document Processing using Adobe Acrobat  30
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 Word  60
Vocational Business 261, Introduction to Databases using MS Access   60
Vocational Business 262, Introduction to Spreadsheets using MS Excel  60
Vocational Business 304, Introduction to Electronic Presentations using MS PowerPoint  60
  TOTAL  630

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 competency in a variety of Windows-based applications.
 
Requirements  Hours
Vocational Business 014, Introduction to Mobile and Social Media Tools60
Vocational Business 097, Introduction to Personal Commerce on the Internet 60
Vocational Business 103, Introduction to MS Project60
Vocational Business 118, Introduction to Windows 60
Vocational Business 258, Navigating the Internet 60
Vocational Business 260, Introduction to Word Processing using MS Word60
Vocational Business 262, Introduction to Spreadsheets using MS Excel60
Vocational Business 304, Introduction to Electronic Presentations Using MS PowerPoint 60
TOTAL 480

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.
 
Requirements Hours
Vocational Business 010, Introduction to Web Design using Adobe Dreamweaver60
Vocational Business 097, Introduction to Personal Commerce on the Internet 60
Vocational Business 242, Introduction to Vector Graphics using Adobe Illustrator60
Vocational Business 302, Introduction to Web Page Development using HTML60
Vocational Business 303, Introduction to Electronic Imaging using Adobe Photoshop60
TOTAL 300
                                          
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.                                        
Requirements Hours
Vocational Business 012, Workforce Readiness 60
Vocational Business 080, Introduction to Medical Billing 120
Vocational Business 119, Introduction to Keyboarding and Basic Windows 60
TOTAL  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 Preparatio 15
Vocational Business 121, Introduction to Computer Software Ap­plications 60
TOTAL   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 Sewing 160
Vocational Clothing 477, Fundamentals Commercial Sewing  180
TOTAL  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-Apprentice 180 
Vocational Business 953, Fundamentals of Cabinetry/Furniture Refinishing, Pre-Apprentice  180 
TOTAL  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  360
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  Hours
Vocational Food 010, Institutional Food Preparation 240
High School Subjects 338, Workforce Preparation 15
TOTAL   255