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2020–2021

GREAT OAKS

ADULT EDUCATION CONTINUING EDUCATION Increase your professional skills or personal knowledge! Act quickly! Class sizes are limited

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GENERAL INFORMATION Certificate

A Certificate of Completion is awarded if 75% attendance is attained and course requirements are met for short-term classes. EKG, Phlebotomy, Health Unit Coordinator, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, Patient Access & Registration Specialist, Pharmacy Technician, and other career certification programs have 90% attendance requirements (details on the first day of class). Fire, EMT, STNA, and CPR courses require 100% attendance.

Cancellation and Other Policies

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Senior Citizens

Individuals 60 or older may be

eligible to receive a discount for certain classes costing $100 or more in tuition, applied after the book and/or material costs are subtracted from the course fee. You must register in person with photo ID the first time.

Refund Policy for ShortTerm and Other Classes Short-Term Classes: Refunds, less a $15 processing fee, will be made if the student withdraws before the second class. If the class is cancelled due to low enrollment, no processing fee will be charged. Motorcycle Classes: There are no refunds of the $50 registration fee. Students may re-schedule a class by calling (513) 612-5847 to request a change to a later class.

Computer 1 & 2 Day Seminar Classes: A $50 cancellation fee will be charged unless a cancellation is received no later than 48 hours before the start of class. IT Certification Programs: A $150 cancellation fee will be charged unless a cancellation is received no later than 48 hours before the start of class. WorkKeys: There are no refunds available for WorkKeys registration. If you need to change your test date and you contact us at (513) 771-8881 at least 24 hours before your scheduled testing, we are able to offer a one-time transfer to a future test date. If we don’t hear from you at least 24 hours before your scheduled test date, we are unable to offer a transfer.

Online Classes at Great Oaks Gain valuable and interesting knowledge at your convenience. You’ll have the flexibility to study at your own pace combined with enough structure and support to complete the course. The courses can be accessed 24/7 from anywhere with an internet connection. New sessions of each six-week online course start monthly, with two lessons released weekly (for a total of 12). Each high-quality course includes comprehensive lessons, quizzes, assignments, and a discussion area. Dedicated instructors facilitate every course.

Through a partnership with ed2go, Great Oaks offers hundreds of courses on just about every topic.

Popular course titles include: Creating Web Pages, Accounting Fundamentals, Speed Spanish, Grant Writing, Medical Terminology, and Real Estate Investing. New courses are introduced monthly, so there’s surely something to fit your needs. To learn more, visit ed2go.com/greatoaks.

2020–2021 Registration Schedule FALL 2020

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BUSINESS & COMPUTERS

Business and Computers All computer classes require knowledge of Microsoft Windows (EXCEPTIONS: Computers – Keyboarding and Computers for Beginners). Course fees include required books.

Note: Classes in BLACK are daytime classes, while the classes in BLUE are evening classes. Access 2019 – Introduction #103758 Learn how Access 2019 database software can help you manage, store, search, analyze, and display information you’ve collected about your business, home, or community group. You’ll create tables, queries, forms, and reports. Wed & Thur, 9 am–3 pm | 10 hrs/2 days | Sep. 23 & 24, 2020; Feb. 10 & 11, 2021 | $200 | Access 2019 – Intermediate #103759 Prerequisite: Access 2016 – Introduction The real power of Access lies in relationships. Learn how to create an efficient and effective database using proper relationships. Work with advanced queries, forms, and reports. Wed & Thur, 9 am–3 pm | 10 hrs/2 days | Nov. 11 & 12, 2020; Apr. 21 & 22, 2021 | $200 |

Access 2019 – Advanced #103760 Prerequisite: Access 2019 – Introduction and Intermediate Now that you’ve acquired the skills to design a database that uses multiple related tables, learn how to use macros to make that database easy to use for those who aren’t Access experts. This class also covers importing, exporting, linking, and creating action queries. Wed & Thur, 9 am–3 pm | 10 hrs/2 days | Jan. 6 & 7, 2021; May 12 & 13, 2021 | $200 | Accounting – Level I #101020 Includes analyzing transactions, debits and credits, general ledger and subsidiary ledger accounts, journalizing, posting, worksheets, trial balance, balance sheet and profit and loss statement, accounts payable, and accounts receivable. Mon, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Aug. 24–Oct. 12, 2020; Jan. 25–Mar. 15, 2021 | $255 | Accounting – Level II #101021 Prerequisite: Level I or equivalent Recording in journals: purchases, cash payments, sales, and cash receipts. Also, accounting for bad debts, notes, interest, depreciation, dividends, and accruals. Posting to general ledger, preparation of worksheets, financial statements, and closing entries. Analyzing payroll transactions, payroll recording, and reports. Accounting Level II requires the same textbook as Accounting Level I. If you do not

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have the textbook please contact Adult Workforce Development at (513) 771-8881. Mon, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Oct. 26–Dec. 7, 2020; Mar. 29–May 10, 2021 | $155 | Computers – Keyboarding #103005 Recommended prerequisite for computer classes. Covers basic skills for computer keyboarding. Learn the correct way to keyboard for increased speed and accuracy using e-mail and word processing features. Wed, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 15 hrs/5 wks | Aug. 26–Sep. 23, 2020; Jan. 27–Feb. 24, 2021 | $135 | Computers for Beginners #103001 Learn how to operate the computer with an overview of word processing, Excel spreadsheets, and introduction to the internet. Thur, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Oct. 22–Dec. 10, 2020; Apr. 1–May 20, 2021 | $165 | Excel 2016 – Level I #103637 Students will learn or enhance their Excel 2016 skills as they enter and edit text. Learn to move and copy data and understand absolute and relative references, simple functions, basic formatting, printing, charts, and large workbooks. Will also start to cover advanced formatting, styles, themes, and backgrounds. Tues, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Aug. 25–Oct. 6, 2020; Jan. 26–Mar. 9, 2021 | $210 |

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Excel 2016 – Level II #103638 Prerequisite: Level I or Instructor Approval Students will create outlines and subtotals, insert and edit, create hyperlinks, and work with advance charting, trend lines, spark lines, worksheet auditing and protection, Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP, data validation, database functions, importing and exporting data, and macros, along with Goal Seek and Solver. Tues, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Oct. 27–Dec. 8, 2020; Mar. 30–May 11, 2021 | $195 | Excel 2016 – Formulas and Functions #103636 Prerequisite: Excel 2016 – Level I Learn to maximize the benefits of a variety of Excel calculation tools, including functions from the text, date logical, and information categories. Experiment with cell formats and dates; use the Now function to create formulas to calculate elapsed time; use the Workday function to calculate project due dates; use the Dsum function; use the Dcount function; use the Sumif function; use the If function; apply filters; use the Average, Median, and Mode functions; use the Stdev function; find highs and lows

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with the Max and Min functions; count items in a list; apply filters to a list; use the Iserror function; nest the Iserror function within the If function; use Excel’s auditing features; use Concatenate to join text; use LEN, Search, Right, and Left functions to separate text and much more! Thur, 9 am–3 pm | 6 hrs/1 day | Sep. 10, 2020 | $135 | Excel 2019 – Introduction #103640 Crunch numbers? Excel is the tool for you. Learn to use formulas and functions to analyze your data. Discover how to create spreadsheets that are accurate and easy to read. Wed & Thur, 9 am–3 pm | 10 hrs/2 days | Aug. 26 & 27, 2020; Dec. 9 & 10, 2020; Apr. 14 & 15, 2021 | $200 | Tues & Wed, 9 am–3 pm | 10 hrs/2 days | Oct. 20 & 21, 2020; Feb. 2 & 3, 2021 | $200 | Excel 2019 – Intermediate #103641 Prerequisite: Excel 2019 – Introduction. Step beyond the basics. After learning to work with multiple worksheets, you will unleash some of the powerful data management tools in Excel: subtotals, tables, Pivot Tables, and Pivot Charts.

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Wed & Thur, 9 am–3 pm | 10 hrs/2 days | Sep. 16 & 17, 2020; Jan. 13 & 14, 2021; Mar. 3 & 4, 2021 | $200 | Tues & Wed, 9 am–3 pm | 10 hrs/2 days | Nov. 10 & 11, 2020 | $200 | Excel 2019 – Advanced #103642 Prerequisite: Excel 2019 – Introduction and Intermediate Master Excel’s advanced features. Expand your repertoire of data analysis tools as you learn about lookups and data tables, data validation, database functions, importing and exporting data. Tues & Wed, 12 pm–3 pm | 10 hrs/2 days | Nov. 10 & 11, 2020; May 4 & 5, 2021 | $200 | Wed & Thur, 9 am–3 pm | 10 hrs/2 days | Feb. 24 & 25, 2021 | $200 | Excel 2019 – Formulas and Functions #103643 Prerequisite: Excel – Introduction Learn to maximize the benefits of a variety of Excel calculation tools, including functions from the text, date logical, and information categories. Course Outline: Experiment with cell formats and dates, use the Now function, create formulas to

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BUSINESS & COMPUTERS calculate elapsed time, use the Workday function to calculate project due dates. Get the information you need from your Excel list. Use the Dsum function, the Dcount function, the Sumif function, the If function. Apply filters. Simplify statistical analysis with functions. Use the Average, Median, and Mode functions. Use the Stdev function. Find highs and lows with the Max and Min functions. Count items in a list. Apply filters to a list. Apply error-handling and auditing techniques. Use the Iserror function. Nest the Iserror function within the If function. Use Excel’s auditing features. Work with Text functions. Use Concatenate to join text. Use LEN, Search, Right, and Left functions to separate text and much more. Thur, 9 am–3 pm | 5 hrs/1 day | Sep. 10 & Dec. 17, 2020 | $0 | OneNote 2019 – Essentials #103135 Looking for a way to organize meeting notes, research notes, or random bits of information? Learn to use this powerful Microsoft program to easily organize and search your notes. Tues, 9 am–12 pm | 3 hrs/1 day | Sep. 8 & Dec. 15, 2020 | $100 | Thur, 9 am–12 pm | 3 hrs/1 day | Apr. 1, 2021 | $100 | Outlook 2019 – Unleash the Power #103455 Need an easy and powerful planner? Organize yourself using Contacts, Calendar, and Tasks. Tues, 9 am–3 pm | 5 hrs/1 day | Oct. 6, 2020; Mar. 30, 2021 | $135 | Thur, 9 am–3 pm | 5 hrs/1 day | Jan. 21, 2021 | $135 | Photoshop CC (Windows) – Level I #103855 Artists, photographers, designers, and hobbyists all use Photoshop. Learn to use one of the world’s best-known photo editing programs to modify, retouch, and resize images. Fall & Winter | Thur, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Aug. 27–Oct. 8, 2020; Feb. 4–Mar. 18, 2021 | $200 | PowerPoint 2019 – Introduction #103717 Create a powerful presentation with one of the most popular presentation software packages.

You’ll create presentations that include text, graphics, WordArt, tables, charts, and diagrams. Wed & Thur, 9 am–3 pm | 10 hrs/2 days | Oct. 14 & 15, 2020; Jan. 27 & 28, 2021 | $200 | Tues & Wed, 9 am–3 pm | 10 hrs/2 days | Apr. 27 & 28, 2021 | $200 | PowerPoint 2019 – Advanced #103718 Prerequisite: PowerPoint 2019 – Introduction Learn to create your own custom PowerPoint Template. Discover how to engage your audience with multimedia content and interactive slide events. Become skilled at integrating PowerPoint with Word and Excel. Thur, 8:30 am–4:30 pm | 7 hrs/1 day | Mar. 11 & May 6, 2021 | $150 | Publisher 2019 – Introduction #103827 Learn to design and create professional newsletters and brochures with this easy-to-use desktop publishing program. Thur, 8:30 am–4:30 pm | 7 hrs/1 day | Oct. 8, 2020 | $150 | Tues, 8:30 am–4:30 pm | 7 hrs/1 day | Jan. 19, 2021 | $150 | Word 2019 #103120 Learn basic skills, competencies, and terminology of Word 2019, which is different than 2010. Navigation, text, and document management introduced. Advanced functions will be studied if student proficiency permits. Mon, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Oct. 26–Dec. 7, 2020; Mar. 29–May 10, 2021 | $195 |

ÎINFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS ÎCOMPUTER HARDWARE/ NETWORKING CompTIA A+ #104100 Prequisite: PC Fundamentals or equivalent work experience Gain the knowledge that you’ll need to take and pass the two CompTIA A+ cerification exams. Prepare to earn a credential that employers recognize and value. The A+ certification

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proves that you have a broad base of knowledge and competency in hardware and operating systems. Hands-on training will include installation, configuration, troubleshooting, and basic networking from an experienced IT professional. Mon & Wed, 6 pm–9:30 pm | 70 hrs/10 wks | Sep. 14–Nov. 18, 2020; Feb. 22–Apr. 28, 2021 | $1,895 | CompTIA Network + #104110 Prerequisite: CompTIA A+ certification or equivalent work experience Gain the knowledge you’ll need to take and pass the CompTIA Network + certification exam, proving you have in-demand computer networking knowledge and skills. CompTIA Network + certification certifies knowledge of features and functions of network components and the skill needed to install, configure, and troubleshoot basic networking hardware peripherals and protocols. This certification is vendor neutral and can serve as a prerequisite for vendor specific IT certifications such as MCSA. Tues & Thur, 6 pm–9:30 pm | 63 hrs/8 wks | Sep. 22–Nov. 12, 2020; Mar. 9–Apr. 29, 2021 | $1,725 |

ÎWEB AND GRAPHIC DESIGN Web and Graphic Design Certification #104225 This course is designed to prepare the student to perform specific functions in the graphic and web design field and function in the workplace as a competent web and graphic design professional. Students will study and apply graphic and web design concepts using the following software applications: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Dreamweaver. Mon & Wed, 6 pm–9:30 pm | 130 hrs/22 wks | Aug. 17, 2020–Jan. 13, 2021; Jan. 25–Jun. 7, 2021 | $2,095 |

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HEALTH & MEDICAL Health and Medical Requirements for healthcare certification programs: Physical examination; two-step PPD; immunization record; BCI & I and FBI background checks; WorkKeys testing; high school diploma or GED; Social Security card.

State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) #202001 Prepares students to meet the demands of the ever-growing healthcare industry. Learn basic nursing skills and apply learning in a lab and clinical setting under the direction and supervision of a licensed nurse. Graduates are eligible to take the Ohio Department of Health state exam. Mon–Fri, 8 am–2:30 pm | 13 days | $825 | Mon–Fri, 8 am–2:30 pm | 13 days | $825 | Patient Care Assistant #202020 The Patient Care Assistant Program provides students with the knowledge and skills in the acute medical/surgical care of patients under the direction and supervision of a licensed nurse. Mon–Fri, 8 am–2:30 pm | 5 days | $375 | Mon–Fri, 8 am–2:30 pm | 5 days | $375 | PLUS Program/State Tested Nursing Assistant/ Patient Care Assistant #202005 This course combines employability skills training with State Tested Nursing Assistant and Patient Care Assistant programs. Learn interviewing, application, and résumé-building skills and have opportunities to meet healthcare employers. Includes one year of career coaching/job development. Mon–Fri, 8 am–2:30 pm | 28 days | $2,300 | Pharmacy Technician #202030 This comprehensive 50-hour program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other

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pharmacy setting and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Course content includes: pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions, and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Through classroom lecture and hands-on labs, students will review dosage calculations, drug classifications, the “top 200 drugs,” I.V. flow rates, sterile compounding, dose conversions, aseptic technique, the handling of sterile products, total parenteral nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control, and billing and reimbursement. This program includes an 80 hour clinical externship. Offered through Condensed Curriculum International. Please visit: adults.greatoaks.com or call (513) 771-8881 for information. Wed & Fri, 9 am–12:30 pm |

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50 hrs/8 wks | $1,399 | Tues & Thur, 6 pm–8:30 pm | 50 hrs/10 wks | $1,399 | Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) #202040 This program is intended for students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career in healthcare. This program will train students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes, among other things, preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy, and the cardiac life cycle. Students will review important topics including phlebotomy, pharmacology, the proper use and administration of medications, taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology (including proper lead placements), professional workplace behavior,

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HEALTH & MEDICAL ethics, and the legal aspects of healthcare. Upon successful completion of this program, students would be eligible to sit for the National Health Career Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination. This program includes a clinical externship. Offered through Condensed Curriculum International. Please visit: adults.greatoaks.com or call (513) 771-8881 for information. Mon, Tues & Thur, 9 am–12:30 pm | 140 hrs/14 wks | $2,599 | Mon & Wed, 6 pm–9:30 pm | 140 hrs/20 wks | $2,599 | Tues & Thur, 6 pm–9:30 pm | 140 hrs/22 wks | $2,599 | EKG Technician (EKG) #202015 This comprehensive 50 hour EKG Technician Certification Program prepares students to function as EKG Technicians and to take the NHA-Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician Exam and other National Certification Exams. This course will include important practice and background information on anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiograph and stress testing. Additionally, students will practice with EKG equipment and perform hands-on labs including introduction to the function and proper use of the EKG machine, the normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement, 12-lead placement, and other clinical practices. Offered through Condensed Curriculum International. Please visit: adults. greatoaks.com or call (513) 771-8881 for more information Mon & Wed, 6 pm–9:30 pm | 50 hrs/7 wks | $1,199 | Intravenous Therapy for Licensed Practical Nurse #202010 Candidate must have a current valid Ohio LPN License showing “Meds Yes.” Successful candidates will be issued a certification by Ohio Board of Nursing and will receive 41 contact hours from Licensed Practical Nurse Association. Call (513) 612-5705 for more information. Fri, 9 am–4:30 pm | 42 hrs/6 wks | Sep. 12–Oct. 17, 2020; Jan. 29–Mar. 5, 2021 | $495 |

Health Unit Coordinator #202404 This 50-hour program is designed to prepare a student to perform the tasks and responsibilities of a Health Unit Coordinator in support of medical staff, nursing personnel, hospital departments, and to assist patients and visitors. This program includes interactive lecture, labs, and exercises designed to review medical terminology, methods of effective communication, and progressive management techniques. Throughout this program students will perform multiple exercises in the complexities of transcribing physicians’ orders, patient chart documentation, and ordering of diagnostic and therapeutic testing, all in an effort to prepare a student to function as a vital member of the healthcare team. Upon successful completion of the program, students will sit for the National Association of Health Unit Coordinators (NAHUC) national certification exam. Offered through Condensed Curriculum International. Please visit: adults. greatoaks.com or call (513) 771-8881 for more information Mon & Wed, 6 pm–9:30 pm | 50 hrs/7 wks | $1,199 | Patient Access and Registration Specialist #203003 This comprehensive program will prepare students to handle patient encounters, patient customer service, and other areas related to intake and the coordination of a patient’s healthcare experience. This program covers important background information on the healthcare profession including: interpersonal skills, patient confi¬dentiality, medical ethics and law, medical terminology, basics of insurance billing and coding, telephone techniques, schedul¬ing appointments, and medical records management. Additional key program topics include: customer service, referral/ transfer services, resource scheduling, patient check-in, admission, registration, revenue cycle and information systems, statistical reporting, customer satisfaction and retention, leadership and management, and other relevant topics. Offered through Condensed Curriculum

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International. Please visit: www. greatoaks.com/adult or call (513) 771-8881 for more information Mon & Wed, 5:30 pm–8:30 pm | 90 hrs/15 wks | $1,950 | Medical Administrative Assistant #203002 This 50-hour course prepares students to function effectively in many of the administrative and clerical positions in the health care industry. This program covers important background information on the medical assisting profession and interpersonal skills, medical ethics and law, medical terminology, basics of insurance billing and coding, telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, medical records management, and management of practice finances. This program is intended to provide students with a well-rounded introduction to medical administration so that a student can gain the necessary skills required to obtain a medical administrative assistant position in the healthcare field. Offered through Condensed Curriculum International. Please visit: adults.greatoaks.com or call (513) 771-8881 for more information Tues & Thur, 6 pm–9:30 pm | 50 hrs/8 wks | $1,399 | Phlebotomy Technician #202017 This course combines academic and hands-on classroom instruction. Off-site experiences are offered and encouraged as they are available. Students will learn to safely collect actual blood samples, clean and sterilize equipment, and use infection control precautions. Successful completion of the course will qualify students to take the national certification exam to become a certified Phlebotomy Technician. Employment opportunities include hospitals, labs, blood banks, nursing, or physician offices. 90% attendance in class required. Please visit: adults.greatoaks. com or call (513) 771-8881 for more information. Tues & Thur, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 90 hrs/15 wks | $1,999 | Sat, 9 am–3:30 pm | 90 hrs/15 wks | $1,999 |

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PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Personal Enrichment Contact us at (513) 771-8881 or visit adults.greatoaks. com to learn about our “Cooking Classes of the Month” offerings.

Cake Decorating Basics #303001 Learn how to ice and border cakes; torte a cake with fruit filling; make basic flowers; work with chocolate, including molds; ribbons, and flowers; write with icing; and learn basket weave and piping. Wed 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Aug. 26–Oct. 7, 2020; Jan. 27–Mar. 10, 2021 | $250 Cake Decorating Advanced #303002 Be your own cake boss! Learn to work with fondant, pastilles flowers, “mad hatter” style of cake stacking, and much more. Students supply fondant, fondant tools, and any other cake decorating tools from Level I. Wed 6:30 pm–8:30 pm | 14 hrs/7 wks | Oct. 28–Dec. 16, 2020; Mar. 31–May 12, 2021 | $170 Baking – Basic #303040 An introduction to baking outside the box. New and creative recipes to teach different techniques with flavor and appeal for all to enjoy. Tues 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Oct. 27–Dec. 8, 2020; Mar. 30–May 11, 2021 | $195 NEW! ServSafe Hybrid Manager Training #303035 Learn the skills necessary in seven weeks to pass the ServSafe Manager Certification. Students will meet in a hybrid class setting, connecting both virtually online and in-person classroom sessions along with self-pace learning. Students who pass their test receive their industry manager certification, and students also obtain their level two person in charge certification through the state of Ohio. Tues 6:30 pm–8:30 pm | 14hrs/7wks | $300

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Dog and Pet First Aid #301055 Pet First Aid is the immediate care given to an injured or suddenly ill pet as temporary assistance until competent vetinary care is available. Recommended for all pet owners. Sat, 8:30 am–11:30 am | 3 hrs/1 day | Oct. 24, 2020; Mar. 13, 2021 | $42 | Dog Grooming – Level I #301040 Dog grooming basics: correct handling, scissors techniques, equipment, demos on popular breeds according to AKC standards, and hands-on grooming by students. Students supply own animals. Do not bring dog to first class. Tues, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Aug. 25–Oct. 6, 2020; Jan. 26–Mar. 9, 2021 | $230 | Sat, 8:30 am–3:30 pm | 21 hrs/3 wks | Sep. 12–26, 2020; Nov. 7–21, 2020; Jan. 23–Feb. 6, 2021; Apr. 10–24, 2021 | $230 | Dog Grooming – Level II #301041 Prerequisite: Dog Grooming – Level I or equivalent experience Grooming of difficult breeds, shop procedures, and equipment discussions. This is a lab class with demos and actual dog grooming. Students provide

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dogs. Level II uses the same textbook as Level I. If you do not have the textbook, please call the Adult Education Office at (513) 771-8881. Sat, 8:30 am–3:30 pm | 21 hrs/3 wks | Oct. 3–17, 2020; Dec. 5–19, 2020; Feb. 20–Mar. 6, 2021; May 1–15, 2021 | $175 | Tues, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Oct. 27–Dec. 8, 2020; Mar. 30–May 11, 2021 | $175 | Drawing – For the Absolute Beginner #308002 Drawing is the most important approach to art making. In-depth look at basic drawing techniques. Focus placed on lines, contour, shape, perspective, mass, tone, value, and perception. Wed, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Oct. 28–Dec. 16, 2020; Mar. 31–May 12, 2021 | $160 | Fresh Flower Design – Level I #306100 Explore this informative and practical introduction to floral design. Each week is a new subject: corsages, centerpieces, vase arrangements, care and handling, and more. Take home your own arrangement each week. Bring knife, scissors, and wire cutters. Mon, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/8 wks | Aug. 24–Oct. 12, 2020; Oct. 26–Dec. 7, 2020; Jan. 25–Mar. 15, 2021; Mar. 29–May 10, 2021 | $250 |

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PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Fresh Flower Design – Level II #306101 Prerequisite: Fresh Flower Arranging – Level I Develop what you learned in Level I with imagination and creativity. Bridal bouquets, table decorating, tropical flowers, and a field trip to a local wholesale florist are some highlights of this class. Take home your own arrangement each week. Bring scissors, knife, and wire cutters. Wed, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/8 wks | Aug. 26–Oct. 7, 2020; Jan. 27–Mar. 10, 2021; Mar. 31–May 12, 2021 | $275 | Fresh Flower Design – Holiday Class #306103 Prerequisite: Fresh Flower Design – Level I Decorate your way through the holidays with flowers as we make centerpieces, door swags, wreaths, and various table decor. Each week take home the beautiful masterpiece you created! Wed, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Oct. 28–Dec. 16, 2020 | $285 | Monthly Fresh Flower Club #306107 Prerequisite: Fresh Flower Design – Level I Expand on your floral design technique with this monthly class with the theme selected by the instructor. This class will allow you to take a few classes a term, which may fit your schedule better. You may want to enhance what you are learning in Level II by adding this monthly class. Thur, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 3 hrs/1 day | Aug. 27, 2020; Sep. 24, 2020; Oct. 22, 2020; Nov. 19, 2020; Jan. 21, 2021; Feb. 25, 2021; Mar. 25, 2021; Apr. 29, 2021; May 27, 2021 | $35 | Genealogy – 101 #308625 This course is an introduction to genealogy and is for beginners and those who have dabbled a little, but just aren’t sure where to go next. We will discuss two different topics each week. The class will be introduced to the genealogy research process, free and paid resources that are available, and ways to access them. Wed, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm |

21 hrs/7 wks | Aug. 26–Oct. 7, 2020; Oct. 28–Dec. 16, 2020; Jan. 27–Mar. 10, 2021; Mar. 31–May 12, 2021 | $99 | Guitar – Level I #308350 Learn pick handling, tuning, individual string and multistring strumming, tablature reading, basic chords, scales, and simple classic songs. Student must bring electric or acoustic guitar. Tues, 6:30 pm–8 pm | 10.5 hrs/7 wks | Aug. 25–Oct. 6, 2020; Oct. 27–Dec. 8, 2020; Jan. 26–Mar. 9, 2021; Mar. 30–May 11, 2021 | $99 | Guitar – Level II #308351 Cover excelled tablature reading, chord formation, bar chords, suspended chords, using scales for soloing, and understanding music theory. Student must bring electric or acoustic guitar. Tues, 8:15 pm–9:45 pm | 10.5 hrs/7 wks | Aug. 25–Oct. 6, 2020; Oct. 27–Dec. 8, 2020; Jan. 26–Mar. 9, 2021; Mar. 30–May 11, 2021 | $99 |

Horsemanship classes are offered at Diamond Oaks Career Campus, 6375 Harrison Avenue

Horsemanship – Level I #301010 Totally terrified of horses? Develop your confidence and conquer your fear factor. Learn the basics of horse handling and riding. Learn how to groom and prepare a horse for riding, tacking up, mounting and dismounting, and proper riding position at the walk and trot. Tues, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Aug. 25–Oct. 6, 2020; Feb. 2–Mar. 16, 2021 | $190 | Horsemanship – Level II #301011 Prerequisite: Course #301010 or comparable training/ experience Continue to develop riding skills through the use of basic English and Western riding practices. Thur, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 15 hrs/5 wks | Aug. 27–Sep. 24, 2020; Oct. 15–Nov. 19, 2020;

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Feb. 4–Mar. 4, 2021; Apr. 1–Apr. 29, 2021 | $135 | Horsemanship – Level III #301012 Prequisite: Levels I and II Both English and Western riders will sharpen their riding skills. Students will participate in dressage test, ground poles, cavallettis work, and experience trail class challenges and practice riding reining patterns. Tues, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 15 hrs/5 wks | Oct. 20–Nov. 17, 2020; Mar. 30–Apr. 27, 2021 | $135 | Introduction to Custom Picture Framing #302027 This class will educate artists, photographers, crafters, and art collectors on the many advantages of proper framing and preserving works of art. Thur, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Aug. 27–Oct. 8, 2020; Feb. 4–Mar. 18, 2021 | $125 |

Motorcycle Safety Motorcycle – Basic Rider Skills Prerequisite: Pass written test and bring your temporary motorcycle permit the first day/night of class. We provide motorcycles. Motorcycle Safety – Returning Rider Skills Prerequisite: For riders 18 and over with at least one year of riding experience on temporary motorcycle permit. Bring your temporary motorcycle permit the first day of class. We provide motorcycles. Motorcycle Safety – Advanced Rider Skills Prerequisite: Already have your endorsement with over 1,000miles of riding experience. Use your own motorcycle in the class. Have your endorsement the day of class. For all Motorcycle Safety classes: Arrive 15 minutes before class start time. For class schedule and registration, go to www.motorcycle.ohio.gov or call (800) 837-4337

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PERSONAL ENRICHMENT LANGUAGES Spanish – Level I #307400 Elementary course with emphasis on speaking and listening for understanding. Mon, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/8 wks | Aug. 24–Oct. 12, 2020; Oct. 26–Dec. 7, 2020; Jan. 25–Mar. 15, 2021; Mar. 29–May 10, 2021 | $200 | Spanish – Level II #307401 Prerequisite: Spanish I Continuation of Spanish I basics with the addition of more grammar, verbs, and study of new tenses. Level II uses the same textbook as Level I. If you do not have the textbook, call the Adult Education office at (513) 771-8881. Wed, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Aug. 26–Oct. 7, 2020; Oct. 28–Dec. 16, 2020; Jan. 27–Mar. 10, 2021; Mar. 31–May 12, 2021 | $145 | Spanish – Level III #307402 Prerequisite: Spanish I and II More emphasis on conversation and a weekly theme for discussion as well as additional grammar and verbs. Several new tenses will be introduced. Thur, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Aug. 27–Oct. 8, 2020; Oct. 22–Dec. 10, 2020; Feb. 4–Mar. 18, 2021; Apr. 1–May 20, 2021 | $145 | Outdoor Power Equipment & Engine Repair #308110E Comprehensive course involving a mixture of classroom and hands-on style learning. Improve skills and learn new tricks and techniques. Bring in your weedeater, trimmer, lawnmower, etc. Standard toolbox recommended but

not required. Tues, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Jan. 26–Mar. 9, 2021 | $180 | Philosophy in Plain Language – Level I #308323 Thinking...about thinking! Philosophy examined and discussed in plain language with reason. Most importantly, it has meaning in your life NOW! We’ll not only learn the thoughts of the ancients like Plato and Aristotle, as well as those who came after, like Descartes and Thomas Aquinas, but we’ll delve in the ideas of philosophers of the 20th Century like Sartre and Bertrand Russell. Wed, 6:30 pm–8:30 pm | 14 hrs/7 wks | Aug. 26–Oct. 7, 2020; Oct. 28–Dec. 16, 2020; Jan. 27–Mar. 10, 2021; Mar. 31–May 12, 2021 | $110 | Photography – Level I #307989 For the beginner photographer wanting to shoot off Auto. Discover in a hands-on style how the Aperture Mode controls depth-of-field and the Shutter Mode controls motion. You will also personalize some of the camera settings within the menu. One class will be offcampus, may require an entrance fee and may fall on a non-scheduled class session. Not for point-and-shoot or film cameras. Sat, 9 am–12 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Aug. 22–Oct. 10, 2020; Jan. 30–Mar. 20, 2021 | $145 | Wed, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | Aug. 26–Oct. 7, 2020; Jan. 27–Mar. 10, 2021 | $145 | Photography – Level II #307990 Prerequisite: Photography Level I For the beginner photographer graduating into a DSLR, Level II continues to build in a practical

method within the camera’s menu and shooting within the Manual Mode while further exploring ISO. Two classes will be off-campus, may require entrance fees, and may fall on non-scheduled class sessions. Not for point-and-shoot or film cameras. Sat, 9 am–12 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Oct. 24–Dec. 12, 2020; Apr. 10–May 22, 2021 | $145 | Wed, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | Oct. 28–Dec. 16, 2020; Mar. 31–May 2, 2021 | $145 | Photography – Level III #308009 Prerequisite Photography Level I and Level II This course focuses on understanding the exposure triangle and what the numbers truly mean. You will also explore more camera settings, explore the benefits of RAW, and finish the Mode Dial by discovering how Program Mode and ISO function together. Two class will be off-campus, may require entrance fees, and may fall on non-scheduled class sessions. Not for point-and-shoot or film cameras. Sat, 12:30 pm–3:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Aug. 22–Oct. 10, 2020; Jan. 30–Mar. 20, 2021 | $145 | Photography – Level IV #308014 Prerequisite Photography Level I, Level II, and Level III Graduating from hobbyist to enthusiast. Level IV is about light; low light, to be exact. This class will also incorporate a bit of composition and basic editing. Two or three classes will be off-campus, may require entrance fees, and may fall on non-scheduled class sessions. Not for point-and-shoot or film cameras. Sat, 12:30 pm–3:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Oct. 24–Dec. 12, 2020; Apr. 10–May 22, 2021 | $145 | Watercolor – For the Absolute Beginner #308003 Beginners learn color theory, values, and fun techniques. Students will complete artwork that will be suitable for framing. Thur, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Aug. 27–Oct. 8, 2020; Feb. 4–Mar. 18, 2021 | $175 |

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TECHNICAL & INDUSTRIAL

Technical and Industrial Blueprint Reading – Machine Trades #505001 Learn to interpret drawings of machine parts, stampings, castings, cams, gears, cross-section views, assemblies, tool and dies, tolerances, and machine operations. Mon, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Oct. 26–Dec. 7, 2020; Mar. 29–May 10, 2021 | $195 | Blueprint Reading – Welding #505002 Learn to interpret drawings for welding and fabrication. Learn weld symbols to understand fit-up process direction and location of weld. Mon, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Mar. 29–May 10, 2021 | $210 | Carpentry #501210 Course includes: safety; use of tools; carpentry techniques; building layout; and framing, floor, and wall construction. Tues, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm |

21 hrs/7 wks | Aug. 2–Oct. 6, 2020; Jan. 26–Mar. 9, 2021 | $285 | NEW! Custom Metalwork and Art – Level I #505102 Make a statement of your own personality through the heating and joining of metals with a few artistic projects under the close supervision of an experienced welder and relcaimed metal artist. Course covers: characteristics and workability of various metals including steel, copper, brass, and aluminum; methods of joining like and non-like metals; soldering, brazing, oxyacetylene-heating, cutting, and welding; combination mediums in metal art; and using hand tools to work metal into creations for joining. Sat, 9 am–3:30 pm | 30 hrs/5 wks | Aug. 22–Sep. 26, 2020; Jan. 23–Feb. 27, 2021 | $275 |

NEW! Custom Metalwork and Art – Level II #505103 Intro to advanced joining methods of metal including brazing and GMAW or MIG welding. Choosing the proper medium for metal sculptures and projects. Methods

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of cutting metals with aviation shears, power tools, and chisel, and mediums for accenting metals for added aesthetics for metal art including dimpling, rolling, flame painting, and heat-twisting. Sat, 9 am–3:30 pm | 24 hrs/5 wks | Oct. 10–Nov. 7, 2020; Mar. 13–Apr. 17, 2021 | $220 | DIY Plumbing #501402 Learn to replace water heaters, toilets, kitchen sinks, bathroom faucets, and water softeners. Repair toilets, leaky faucets, and clogged drains. Perfect for remodeling kitchens and bathrooms. Sat, 9 am–12 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Aug. 22–Oct. 10, 2020; Oct. 24–Dec. 12, 2020; Apr. 10–May 22, 2021 | $265 | Electrical Home Repair for Beginners and First-Time Home Owners #501305 Learn the basics of electricity as you tackle those small projects yourself around the house! Make the repair and save! Sat, 9 am–12 pm | 12 hrs/4 wks | Sep. 12–Oct. 3, 2020; Oct. 24–Nov. 14, 2020; Feb. 20–Mar. 13, 2021; Apr. 10–May 1, 2021 | $110 |

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TECHNICAL & INDUSTRIAL Electrical Wiring – Residential Systems #501310 Covers basic electricity and home wiring, including wiring materials and devices, splicing, outlets, switches, service requirements, lighting, and N.E.C. Tues & Thur, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 42 hrs/7 wks | Aug. 24–Oct. 15, 2020; Jan. 26–Mar. 16, 2021 | $455 | Electrical Wiring – Commercial #501311 Prerequisite: Course 501310 or comparable training/experience Commercial layout and design including troubleshooting and installation, blueprint reading, conduit bending, and panel selection. Instruction based on current N.E.C. Mon & Wed, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 42 hrs/7 wks | Oct. 26–Dec. 14, 2020; Mar. 29–May 12, 2021 | $455 | Home Improvement – Repair #501110 Learn tool safety, basic electric, repairing drywall and ceramic tile, patching a roof, window screen repairs, and lock replacement. Also painting and wallpaper removal. Designed for beginners. Wed, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 21 hrs/7 wks | Oct. 28–Dec. 16, 2020; Mar. 31–May 12, 2021 | $200 | Electro-Mechanical Motor Controls #503010 Class is 70% hands-on. Students will learn about ladder logic, then design, wire, and troubleshoot actual motor control circuits using ladder logic trainer. Tues & Thur, 6:30 pm– 9:30 pm | 8 hrs/2 days | Aug. 25 & 27, 2020; Jan. 19 & 21, 2021 | $155 | PLC Programming – Level I #503100 Prerequisite: Electro-Mechanical Motor Controls Industry specialists will teach generic programmable logic controller (PLC) functions using lecture, demonstration, and hands-on application with a PLC trainer. Students will learn basic PLC programming, converting ladder logic to PLC logic and the use of timers and counters. The course fee includes all books and

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materials. This same book will be used in the two follow-on courses. Tues & Thur, 6:30 pm– 9:30 pm | 24 hrs/4 wks | Sep. 1–24, 2020; Feb. 2–25, 2021 | $480 | PLC Programming – Level II #503101 An extension of Level I. Class work is 75% hands on using a PLC trainer. Topics include developing advanced programs using compare functions, math operations, conversion elements, data move elements, subroutines, analog, and scaling. Students will be introduced to human machine interfaces (HMI) and networking. Tues & Thur, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 24 hrs/4 wks | Oct. 1–27, 2020; Mar. 4–30, 2021 | $350 | PLC Programming – Level III #503102 Students learn how to use human machine interfaces (HMI) with PLCs and how to use PC-based HMI systems with graphics and plant-wide integration. Open bus networks such as CAN and

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Ethernet will be covered and used. The class will build an automated production line and learn how to integrate PLCs with other peripheral devices used in a complete automated system. Tues & Thur, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm | 30 hrs/6 wks | Nov. 3–Dec. 8, 2020; Apr. 1–May 4, 2021 | $450 | Welding – Level I #505100 Learn to weld safely using ARC, MIG, and acetylene processes. Includes carbon steel, alloys, and aluminum, plus plasma cutting, arc air gouging, and acetylene cutting. Sat, 9 am–3:30 pm | 42 hrs/7 wks | Aug. 22–Oct. 10, 2020; Jan. 30–Mar. 20, 2021 | $485 | Welding – Level II – Advanced Mig & Tig #505101 Level II uses the same book as Level I. If you do not have a Level I book, please call the Adult Education office at (513) 771-8881. Sat, 9 am–3:30 pm | 42 hrs/7 wks | Oct. 24–Dec. 12, 2020; Apr. 10–May 22, 2021 | $435 |

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PUBLIC SAFETY SERVICES Public Safety Services CPR, FIREFIGHTER, EMT Great Oaks is a training center of the American Heart Association and the Emergency Care and Safety Institute. CPR courses present the student with a specific course of action when confronted with a victim who is not breathing and has no pulse. All certification cards have a recommended renewal date of two years. CPR classes provide no revenue to the American Heart Association (AHA). Tuition due at registration. CPR & First Aid #201010 Meets current OSHA 1910.151 standard for the workplace. Includes AHA Heartsaver AED with hands-on defibrillator training classes. CPR classes provide no revenue to the American Heart Association. Basic Life Support (Healthcare Provider) #201100 Required for healthcare professionals, nursing students, nurses, doctors and all related healthcare workers. Includes all of the Adult Heartsaver AED, Infant/Child CPR, foreign body, and two rescuer models. Includes pocket and bag valve mask. Skill and written test required. CPR classes provide no revenue to the American Heart Association. Basic Life Support Renewal (Healthcare Provider Renewal) #201110 Must be currently certified as a Health Care Provider. Books are purchased when you register. CPR classes provide no revenue to the American Heart Association. Adult CPR & AED #201001 Recommended to industry and general public interested in CPR for adults only. Includes adult CPR/AED and emergency action procedures. Book is purchased when you register. CPR classes

provide no revenue to the American Heart Association.

ÎEMT EMT – Basic #403001 EMT is the most important element in the pre-hospital care system, the initial emergency care to the sick and injured on the scene. This course meets current Ohio requirements for certification as an EMT. Call Public Safety Services at (513) 771-1142 for prerequisites and registration information. EMT Refresher #403010 Course meets current Ohio standard for recertifying as an EMT, or retesting for National Registry. Call Public Safety Services at (513) 771-1142 for dates/information. Emergency Medical (First) Responder #409015 Course required by Ohio Revised Code 4765-12 to function on an Industrial Response Team or on a volunteer response agency. Call Public Safety Services at (513) 771-1142 for dates/information.

FIREFIGHTER/ INSPECTOR/ INSTRUCTOR/ OFFICER/INVESTIGATOR/TECHNICAL RESCUE For course prerequisites, descriptions, and registration information for following classes call Public Safety Services at (513) 771-1142. The course fees listed include tuition and supplies. Firefighter II (FF I & II) #404020 This is a “wait-listed” class. Call to enroll. Enrollment does not guarantee a spot in the class. Meets requirements for both Firefighter I and II in an intensive 7.5-week class. Meets Ohio certification requirements. Meets objectives for NFPA 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, 2018 Edition and is accredited by the

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National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board). All students must complete a physical at a Great Oaks–approved physican, meet minimum WorkKeys benchmarks, pass a drug screen, and attend a mandatory orientation prior to beginning of class. Call Public Safety Services at (513) 771-1142 for prerequisites and registration. Ohio Department of Public Safety State Examination #404030 Offered for students that need to take the Volunteer Firefighter, Firefighter I, Firefighter I Transition, Firefighter II, Fire Instructor Techniques, Fire Inspector, or Instructor Knowledge state examination. Please note that students must complete the appropriate training course prior to registering for this exam. Students from other training entities or reciprocity and reinstatement exams should contact Public Safety Services directly at (513) 771-1142 or pssinfo@greatoaks.com. Fire Officer I Supervising Company Officer #405001 This course meets the requirements for Fire Officer I as defined in NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, Chapter 4, 2014 Edition. The course includes subjects related to leadership/ supervision, communications, health/safety, training, and incident management/ operations. During this course, students will apply accepted leadership and supervisory skills to situations within their own department. Homework and other out-of-class work will be necessary to complete this course. Students must pass both written and practical examinations to receive a certificate of completion. Students who possess National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) certificates for Firefighter II and Fire Instructor I are eligible to receive Pro Board certification for Fire Officer I. Students should provide verification of these certifications prior to the start of class.

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PUBLIC SAFETY SERVICES Fire Officer II Managing Company Officer #405002 Prerequisite: Fire Officer I, currently serving as a Supervising Officer or higher This course meets the requirements for Fire Officer II as defined in NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, Chapter 5, 2014 Edition. The course includes subjects related to human resource management, community and government relations, and analysis of emergency/non-emergency service delivery. During this course, students will apply accepted managerial and organizational skills to situations within their own department. Homework and other out-ofclass work will be necessary to complete this course. Students must pass both written and practical examinations to receive a certificate of completion. Students who possess a National Board onFire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) certificate for Fire Officer I are eligible for Pro Board certification as Fire Officer II. Students must provide verification of this certification prior to the start of class. Fire Officer III Administrative Officer #405003 Prerequisite: Fire Officer II, serving as a Supervising Officer or higher This course meets the requirements of NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, Chapter 6, 2014 Edition. Topics include: general, human resource management, community and government relations, administration, inspection and investigation, and emergency management. During this course, students will apply accepted administrative, managerial, and organizational skills to situations within their own department. Homework and other out-of-class work will be necessary to complete this course. Students are required to complete a major written project to receive a certificate of completion. Students who possess Pro Board or IFSAC certification as Fire Officer II are eligible to receive Pro Board certification for Fire Officer III.

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Fire Officer IV Executive Officer #A405004 Prerequisite: Fire Officer III, currently serving as a Managing Officer or higher This course meets the requirements for Fire Officer IV as defined in NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, Chapter 7, 2014 Edition. Homework and other out-of-class work are necessary to complete this course. Students are required to complete a major written project to receive a certificate of completion. Students who possess Pro Board or IFSAC certification as Fire Officer III are eligible to receive Pro Board certification as Fire Officer IV.

Fire Safety Inspector / Fire Inspector I & II #405050 The student will be introduced to the Ohio Fire and Building codes and how to utilize them in the field. Topics include: code enforcement, principles of electricity and matter, public relations, fire protection, and life safety. Completion of this course requires term papers and oral reports. Students must be a member of a Fire Department to be eligible for Ohio certification as a Fire Safety Inspector and must provide a letter of sponsorship from their Fire Chief. This course meets the requirements for Ohio Fire Safety Inspector and Pro Board Fire Inspector II as defined in NFPA 1031: Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner, Chapter 5, 2014 Edition.

Hazard Recognition Officer – Fire Inspector I #405201 The Hazard Recognition Officer certification provides certificate holders with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to conduct fire and life safety inspections in Ohio. The certification is optional and meets the minimum requirements set forth in the nationally recognized standard, NFPA 1031: Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner for Fire Inspector I.

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Basic Fire Investigation #404040 This course covers basic fire science; electricity and fuel gas systems; human behavior; legal considerations; investigation safety; planning, preparation, and documentation; legal considerations; evidence gathering and analysis; and cause determination. Students will experience hands-on origin and cause investigations using burn cells. Basic Fire Investigation complies with NFPA 1033: Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator, 2014 Edition. Students who successfully complete this course and Advanced Fire Investigation will be eligible to receive Pro Board certification as Fire Investigators.

Advanced Fire Investigation #404042 Prerequisite: Basic Fire Investigation This course, which builds on material learned in Basic Fire Investigation, covers explosions, fire fatalities, interviewing, resource management, data analysis, and court proceedings, including a hands-on component utilizing multi-room burn cells. Students must pass both written and practical examinations to receive a certificate of completion. Students seeking Pro Board certification to NFPA 1033: Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator, 2014 Edition must have successfully completed Great Oaks Basic Fire Investigation course.

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PUBLIC SAFETY SERVICES Live Fire Training Operations #404180 This course will provide students with an introduction to the necessary knowledge and tools to properly prepare and conduct live fire training evolutions in accordance with Ohio Department of Public Safety requirements as of 4/7/14. The course includes an in-depth analysis of NFPA 1403, addressing evolutions at acquired structures, traditional county or town training centers, gas fired training, buildings and exterior props, vehicle fires, and exterior class B fires. Prerequisites: Ohio certification as a Fire Instructor or Assistant Fire Instructor, ICS 100, 200, and 700. Students are currently required to complete an additional eight hours of practical application outside of the course if certified after 1/1/18. Fire Instructor I and II / Public Safety Instructor #405103 This course will prepare participants to develop lesson plans, learning objectives, training aids and evaluation instruments, as well as teach from prepared lesson plans. This course is compliant with NFPA 1041: Professional Qualifications for Fire Instructor (2019 edition), meets and exceeds the requirements to certify as an Ohio Public Safety Instructor, and qualifies for certification by the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board). Prerequisites: Ohio Firefighter II certification and Ohio FFII knowledge examination, or Ohio EMS certification and Ohio EMT knowledge examination and skills (National Registry). Prerequisite confirmation must be received prior to finalizing enrollment. For more information on prerequisite information please see Ohio Department of Public Safety website: www. ems.ohio.gov/certifications.aspx Fire Instructor Orientation #4051055 Successful completion of the fire service instructor module and Live Fire Awareness module meet requirements for assistant and fire instructors in accordance with OAC rules 4765-2103, 4765-21-07, 4765-24-15. (Live

Fire Awareness module included with this course) EMS Instructor Orientation #405106 Successful completion of the EMS instructor module in accordance with OAC rules 4765-21-03, 4765-21-07, 4765-24-15. FIRE/EMS Reciprocity #RECIPROCITY This course is designed to realign certified EMS and Firefighters with Ohio’s rules and standards as they relate to certification.

POLICE ACADEMY/ FIREARMS TRAINING All firearms training classes require 5 students per class. Must be 21 years of age to attend. The dress code is long pants with belt loops and belt, good serviceable foot gear or tennis shoes. Baseball hat required. No flip flops, or offensive/inappropriate clothing permitted. Contact the Rangemaster at (513) 612-5796 or (513) 771-1142 for specific class details, dates, and times. Firearms – Concealed Carry #406020 Great Oaks Firing Range offers a firearms course to meet the Ohio required training necessary to apply for the Ohio Concealed Carry permit. This course has six hours of classroom instruction which includes: firearms home safety, safe handling of firearms and ammunition, deadly force matters, dispute resolution, nomenclature of a handgun, types of holsters, functions of a revolver and semi-automatic pistol, and range rules and regulations. Two hours of range instruction includes: malfunction drills, proper use of the handgun at normal self-defense distances, and live fire practice. Students must furnish either a revolver or semi-automatic pistol, 200 rounds of ammunition, and either speed loaders or magazines. Handgun rentals and ammunition are available on a limited basis. Contact the Rangemaster at (513) 612-5796 for availability and cost.

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Private Security Basic Handgun #406001 Great Oaks Police Academy offers a 20-hour firearms course to meet the Ohio Peace Officer Training Council (OPOTC) mandate for the private security professional to carry a firearm during employment. Need 350 rounds of ammo (no reloads or steel core). No sub compacts. Call (513) 771-1142 for dates. Requalification Revolver or Semiautomatic #406106 Great Oaks Police Academy is offering a firearms course to meet the yearly qualification set forth in the ORC section 4749.10 for the private security professional to maintain their firearm certificate. The course will review the Ohio legal aspects of carrying a firearm, firearms home safety, range/ firearm rules/regulations, and range practice on the handgun shooting stages. Students will be tested both in the classroom and on the range. Students are required to bring firearm, belt, holster, two speed-loaders or three magazines. Please note: Officers must have a copy of their current OPOTC firearms certificate and can qualify up to 90 days prior to the expiration date. We strongly recommend officers re-qualify up to 90 days prior to the expiration date. Great Oaks firearms instructors are OPOTC certified. We must have a minimum of five students. Student must wear appropriate clothing and foot gear: pants with belt loops and a belt as well as good tactical shoes or tennis shoes. No shorts, muscle shirts, or flip flops will be allowed in the class. Legal Updates #408032 This course will cover new and amended statutes, case law, and pending legislation. It will provide a recap and update relevant areas of law that officers face on a daily basis such as search and seizure law and Miranda. This course is designed for all law enforcement officers who want to update their knowledge of law or their understanding of relevant laws.

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PUBLIC SAFETY SERVICES Ohio Public Records Laws for Police Agency Leaders & Municipal Employees #408110 The basics of Ohio Public Records laws will be presented for police agency leaders and clerical personnel. Will cover Ohio’s Public Records laws and go through recent court rulings as well as details about new legislation that change the law surrounding privacy, sealed records, and body/cruiser cameras. The course will also cover some of the legal and practical concerns for keeping these records in 2020. For example, if your initial incident report and your full investigative report are within the same computer program, does that mean you’ve got to give a newspaper a copy of everything if they ask for it? This course is designed for all levels of the police organization and is useful for other levels of municipal government seeking a better understanding of Ohio’s Public Records Laws.

for individuals who will be assigned to teams that will extinguish small fires (incipient) before they become larger fires (free burning and/or smoldering). Contact Public Safety Services at (513) 771-1142 for detailed course description and dates.

PUBLIC SAFETY COURSES FOR BUSINESS & INDUSTRY

Confined Space – Entry & Attendant #409006 This course is designed to educate students in the safe practices and responsibilities of the entrant and entry attendant when working with confined spaces. Meets the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training requirements. Class covers permits, entrant, attendant, and supervisor roles. Hard hat, SCBA, and work gloves required. Contact Public Safety Services at (513) 771-1142 for detailed course description and dates.

Great Oaks offers the following programs and others, such as fall protection, lockout/ tagout, and fire extinguishers, to assist businesses and industry with occupational safety and health compliance in the workplace. Contact Public Safety Services at (513) 771-1142 for information, class dates, and/or to request site training. Emergency Medical (First) Responder #409015 Course required by Ohio Revised Code 4765-12 to function on an Industrial Response Team or on a volunteer response agency. Call Public Safety Services at (513) 771-1142 for detailed course description and dates. Incipient Fire Brigade –Exterior #404060 This course is designed

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Advanced Fire Brigade – Interior/ Exterior #404068P This course is based on NFPA 1081: Standard for Industrial Fire Brigade Member Professional Qualifications and may lead to Pro Board certification. It is designed for the person who will function as a member of an organized industrial fire brigade, and who will be performing the physical activity of fire suppression, rescue, or both, inside of buildings or enclosed structures that are involved in a fire beyond the incipient stage. Additional charge for book. Structural firefighter gear and SCBA required.

Confined Space – Rescue

#409007 This course is intended for individuals who will serve as rescue persons in a confined space capacity, but not in an IDLH environment. Personnel are trained in the hazards and entry requirements of confined spaces. Course concludes with practical scenarios of varying difficulty in multiple types of confined spaces. Meets the Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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(OSHA) training requirements. Class includes entrant and attendant program and basic rescue techniques. Hard hat, SCBA, and work gloves required. Contact Public Safety Services at (513) 771-1142 for detailed course description and dates. Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations #409022 Awareness: This course meets the NFPA 1072 Standard and OSHA 29 CFR1910.120. Topics include: laws and standards of hazardous materials, identifying placards and containers, recognizing the presence of a hazardous material, understanding Safety Data Sheets and shipping papers, and use of the North American Emergency Response Guidebook (NAERG). Operations: This course meets the NFPA 1072 Standard and OSHA 29 CFR1910.120. Topics include: defensive measures to stop/limit release of a material, considerations for isolating the hazard area, methods of protecting the public prior to the arrival of a Hazmat Team or cleanup contractor. Includes implementing the employer’s emergency response plan, and using air monitoring instruments to classify, identify, and verify hazardous materials used on-site. Student must supply own textbook, Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations, Third Edition, ISBN 9781284140705. Contact Public Safety Services at (513) 771-1142 to enroll. Hazardous Materials – Technician OSHA #407105 This course complies with the OSHA HAZWOPER requirements. This course is also accredited by the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board). Qualifying students will be eligible to receive Pro Board certification. Hard hat, SCBA, and work gloves required. Contact Public Safety Services at (513) 771-1142 for detailed course description and dates. *This course is taught in conjunction with the Fire and Emergency Medical Rescue Academy.

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ASPIRE ENGLISH (ESOL) CLASSES Aspire English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Classes

Aspire English (ESOL) classes are free to adult students who need to improve English skills in order to prepare for college or an adult certificate-training program or to get a better job. Classes include practice in speaking, reading, listening, and writing. Consistent classroom attendance is required. Students must be at least 19 years old to attend. Before starting ESOL classes, all students must attend a pre-registration. Please visit greatoaks.com/esol for pre-registration schedule. A valid government-issued photo ID or passport is required at check-in.

Aspire English (ESOL) Class Schedule All dates and times are subject to change. Visit greatoaks.com/esol for current information.

Scarlet Oaks–(513) 612-5868 New Address: 100 Scarlet Oaks Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45241 Classes offered: Monday & Wednesday OR Tuesday & Thursday Morning classes: 9:30 am–12:30 pm Evening classes: 6:30 pm–9:00 pm

Live Oaks–(513) 612-4918 5956 Buckwheat Road, Milford, OH 45150 Class offered: Tuesday & Thursday Morning class: 9:30 am–12:00 pm

Children under 16 years of age are not permitted in Great Oaks buildings at any time unless they are current Great Oaks high school students. Adult students will need to make child care arrangements as they may not bring children to class or have them wait in the buildings or in cars. Visit greatoaks.com/esol • Up-to-date information on days and times of classes • Additional school sites • The current registration and placement calendar facebook.com/greatoaksesol

Adult Diploma Program

(Sponsored by the Ohio Department of Education) The Adult Diploma Program (ADP) provides job training and a new pathway for adults to earn a high school diploma and an industry credential aligned to one of Ohio’s in-demand jobs. This program is open to adults 22 years old or older who can prove Ohio residency and who have not earned a high school diploma from any state or country. For more information, please visit: adults.greatoaks.com/high-school-diplomaesol/quick-turn-program

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ASPIRE HSE CLASSES Aspire High School Equivalency (HSE) Classes

Aspire HSE classes are FREE to adult students who need to prepare for a High School Equivalency test (GED®, HiSET®, or TASC®), get ready to go to college or an adult certificate-training program, gain employment, or enhance workplace skills. Classes are offered at many convenient locations. Before starting HSE classes, all students must attend an Information Session at our Scarlet Oaks campus located at 303

Scarlet Oaks Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45241. Consistent classroom attendance is required. Students who are 16, 17, or 18 years old must have official withdrawal documentation from their home district or evidence of a high school diploma. Documentation of official withdrawal from school must be submitted prior to enrollment—call (513) 612-5806. Valid government-issued photo ID or passport required at check-in.

Children under 16 years of age are not permitted in Great Oaks buildings at any time unless they are current Great Oaks high school students. Adult students will need to make child care arrangements as they may not bring children to class or have them wait in the buildings or in cars. More information and updates can be found at greatoaks.com/hse, or call (513) 612-5806.

Aspire/HSE Class Schedule All dates and times are subject to change.

Scarlet Oaks–(513) 612-5806 New Address: 100 Scarlet Oaks Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45241 Classes offered: Monday & Wednesday OR Tuesday & Thursday Morning class: 9:30 am–12:30 pm Afternoon class: 1:00 pm–3:30 pm (T/TH only) Evening class: 6:30 pm–9:00 pm

Diamond Oaks–(513) 612-5806 6375 Harrison Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45247 Classes offered: Tuesday & Thursday Morning class: 9:30 am–12:30 pm

Northstar Church (The Care Center) (513) 612-5806 11020 South Lebanon Road, Loveland, OH 45140 Class offered: Tuesday & Thursday Morning class: 9:30 am–12:30 pm Trinity Lutheran Church–(513) 612-5806 1553 Kinney Avenue, Mt. Healthy, OH 45231 Class offered: Wednesday & Friday Morning class: 9:30 am–12:30 pm Visit greatoaks.com/hse • Up-to-date information on days and times of classes • Additional school sites • The current registration and placement calendar facebook.com/greatoaksaspire

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ADDITIONAL SERVICES Testing services for Great Oaks career training programs, business & industry, and computer-based testing.

Scarlet Oaks Career Campus offers entrance testing for all Great Oaks career training programs, business & industry testing, and computer-based testing for ACT, Certiport, CLEP, MSSC, NOCTI, and PearsonVue.

More information for exams offered at Great Oaks can be accessed at: • act.org/content/act/en/ products-and-services/ workkeys-for-employers/ assessments.html • certiport.com • collegeboard.org/clep

• msscusa.org • noctibusinesssolutions.com • pearsonvue.com Scarlet Oaks 303 Scarlet Oaks Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45241 (513) 771-8881

charts, projection units, Smart Boards, and white boards are just some of the equipment available. Contact (513) 612-5800 for more information. Technology Conference Center The Great Oaks Technology Conference Center, a state-ofthe-art multimedia presentation and conference center, is available for business meetings. Please call (513) 612-3625 for information.

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Employer Services: Great Oaks Works for You!

competitive. At our locations or yours, customized classes often cost less per individual than our scheduled part-time classes! State and local training funds available for employers who qualify. Contact (513) 771-8881 for more information.

Customized Training Convenient and very cost effective. It’s never been easier to ensure your workforce has the unique skills to keep you

Facilities Rental Computer labs have Internet access, Microsoft Office, and other productivity applications. Flip

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Are you hiring? Post your jobs with us. As a free service, we provide our graduating seniors and adult workforce development students with current job openings. To post your job opening, call Great Oaks Career Services at (513) 612-3642 or visit greatoaks.com/employers.

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110 Great Oaks Drive at 3254 E. Kemper Road Cincinnati, OH 45241

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2020–2021 SHORT TERM CLASS CATALOG adults.greatoaks.com (513) 771-8881 facebook.com/GreatOaksAdultEducation

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