JOBS Vocational Courses
CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY PHASE I, II & III
Class Fee (Phase I, II & III): $80.00 Sessions: 5 weekly sessions/each phase
DESCRIPTION: This course is an introduction to the means and methods for general construction of residential, commercial and industrial buildings. The course is primarily for anyone interested in being involved in construction as a laborer, craftsperson, specialty contractor, facility managers, property manager; or anyone wanting to learn the basics of construction technology. Students are introduced to construction safety, building codes, city and state ordnances, construction documents, and generic equipment and tools of the trade. This course does not provide hands-on training.
Class Fee: None Sessions: 7 sessions/month
DESCRIPTION: Participants in this course will receive an introduction to entrepreneurship, both theory and practice. They will learn what it takes to become an ethical and successful entrepreneur by working on key components of the Business Plan. Participants should already have a business idea that they are ready to research and develop further. Each session, participants will work an a different part of the plan, including research and writing into a business plan template. Key areas that will be covered are: Product/Service Offering, Market Analysis, Operational Plan and Financial Analysis.
ELECTRICAL WIRING PHASE I, II & III
Class Fee (Phase I, II & III): $130.00 Sessions: 5 weekly sessions/each phase
PERQUISITE: Must be able to read English at a high school level.
DESCRIPTION: This class introduces students to the electrical trade and help prepare for advancement toward an apprenticeship by providing training in basic electrical theory and wiring methods based on the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements. The course is taught in three phases.
1st Phase Introduction to Electricity
2nd Phase Wiring Methods & Materials
3rd Phase Advanced Wiring According to the National Electrical Code
HEATING, VENTILATING AND AIR CONDITIONING PHASE I & II
Class Fee: $20.00 Sessions: 5 weekly sessions/each phase
DESCRIPTION: The course provides an overview of HVAC theory of operation, major components of an HVAC system, and how those parts interconnect and provide conditioned air. The course is primarily intended for those interested in becoming HVAC technicians or facility managers; or anyone interested in learning the basics of residential and commercial HVAC systems. This course does not provide hands-on training.
MEDICAL CODING CPC
Class Fee: $2000.00 Sessions: 16 weekly sessions
DESCRIPTION: Students taking this course will learn about the theory of medical coding and billing based on the industry's current standards.
COURSE OBJECTIVE: Students taking this course will learn how to read a medical reports and assign the correct diagnosis (ICD-9), procedure (CPT®), and supply (HCPCS Level II) code for a wide variety of clinical cases and services. Sections covered in this course includes, but is not limited to the following:
•The Business of Medicine
•Medical Terminology and Anatomy
•CPT and HCPCS coding guidelines for assigning procedure and service codes
•Purpose and Composition of CPT and HCPCS
•Indexing for CPT and HCPCS
•Coding Guidelines for CPT and HCPCS
•Coding procedure/service statements, case studies and patient records
•Applying ICD-9 symbols, punctuation and abbreviations
•Coding diagnosis/procedure statements, case studies and patient records
A medical coding exam is giving and students passing this exam will receive an AAPC Certification as a Medical Coder CPC