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Are You Unemployed? Underemployed? Find out how you can get the training you need at no cost! See inside for details!

Gainesville Campus

For all courses at all locations, visit www.ung.edu/ce


Complete course descriptions available online at www.ung.edu/ce

Leadership & Supervision Courses are $149 each and meet from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Managing Your Message: Presentation & Writing Skills Thursday, January 16 Coaching: A Leadership Skill Wednesday, January 22 No Excuses, Results Leadership Monday, January 27 Workplace Harassment Wednesday, February 5 Learning Successful High Stakes Management Dialogue Tuesday, February 11 The Nuts & Bolts of Supervision Thursday, February 20 Effective Business Communications Tuesday, February 25 Secrets of Change Management Tuesday, March 4 First Line Supervisory Skills Monday, March 10 Skill with People Thursday, March 20

Master Certificate in Leadership & Supervision Choose 10 one-day courses from Leadership & Supervision curriculum that meet your professional needs and earn this special University of North Georgia Certificate. Participants must successfully complete 60 hours of training to qualify. Take the individual courses at $149 per course or sign up for all 10 classes at once for a total discounted price of $1295. PLEASE NOTE: We offer these classes quarterly and you do not have to sign up for those listed in this catalog. Please call us at (678) 717-3605 for more details on receiving this discount.

WE OFFER THE CONVENIENCE of online training through our Ed2Go, LERNs UGotClass, Gatlin, and Computaught Real Estate courses. The University of North Georgia’s Division of Continuing Education offers thousands of courses in both instructor-led and self-study online formats. Whether you want to update specific skills, discover a new talent, or chart a career path, you can now do it at your own pace and at your own convenience. Take advantage of the fastest growing trend in education - online learning - it works!

For more information please visit our website at www.ung.edu/ce and click the Gainesville Campus, then click Online Courses.

Healthcare Programs* *Visit www.ung.edu/ce for student loan info or call (678) 717-3605. (All healthcare programs include all books & materials)

Clinical Medical Assistant Program (includes 160 hours of clinicals) Course Fee: $2399 Mar 17 - June 23, Mon & Wed, 6:30 - 9:30 pm (Meets Sat 3/29, 4/12, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/31, 6/7, & 6/14, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm) Dental Assisting Program (includes 40 hours of clinicals) Course Fee: $1199 Mar 17 - May 21, Mon & Wed, 6:30 - 9:30 pm Pharmacy Technician Program Course Fee: $999 Mar 17 - May 12, Mon & Wed, 6:30 - 9:30 pm Medical Billing & Coding Program Course Fee: $1799 Mar 18 - May 27, Tues & Thurs, 6:30 - 9:30 pm (Meets Sat 4/5, 4/26, & 5/17, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm) Phlebotomy Technician Program Course Fee: $1599 Mar 18 - May 22, Tues & Thurs, 6:30 - 9:30 pm (Meets Sat 3/22, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, & 5/17, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Human Resources

Medical Administrative Assistant Program Course Fee: $999 Mar 18 - May 13, Tues & Thurs, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

Essentials of Human Resources Management Jan 27 - Feb 24, Mon, 5:30 - 8:30 pm $499 (includes SHRM materials)

EKG Technician Certification Program Course Fee: $999 Mar 18 - May 13, Tues & Thurs, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

Human Resources Management Certificate Program PHR/SPHR Exam prep (for experienced HR professionals) Feb 4 - Apr 29, Tues, 5:30 - 8:30 pm $1235 (includes SHRM materials)

We also offer online classes!

Visit www.ung.edu/ce and click Gainesville Campus, then the Healthcare Career Programs link.


8To register or for information call 678-717-3605 or visit www.ung.edu/ce7

Computer Training Microsoft

Adobe

MS Excel 2010, Part 1 Jan 24, Fri, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Feb 26, Wed, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$119

MS Excel 2010, Part 2 $119 Jan 29, Wed, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Mar 5, Wed, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Adobe Photoshop Elements, Part 1 Jan 23, Thurs, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Feb 24 & Mar 3, Mon, 6:00 - 9:00 pm Mar 18, Tues, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$119

Adobe Photoshop Elements, Part 2 Feb 20, Thurs, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Mar 25, Tues, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$119

MS Excel 2010, Part 3 Feb 5, Wed, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Mar 21, Fri, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$119

MS PowerPoint 2010 Jan 31, Fri, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$119

Adobe Photoshop, Part 1 Feb 6, Thurs, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$119

Basic MS Word 2010 Feb 21, Fri, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$119

Adobe Photoshop, Part 2 Mar 13, Thurs, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$119

Intermediate MS Word 2010 Feb 28, Fri, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$119

MS Publisher 2010 Mar 3, Mon, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$119

MS Windows 7 Feb 3, Mon, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$99

Intuit Quickbooks Basic Quickbooks I Jan 27, Mon, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Feb 24, Mon, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$129

Basic Quickbooks II Feb 12, Wed, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Mar 19, Wed, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$129

Adobe InDesign $119 Feb 7, Fri, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Computer Training (Very) Basic PC Skills Feb 10 & 17, Mon, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

$99

Developing a Personal or Commercial Website Feb 11, Tues, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$119

Touch Typing (Keyboarding) Feb 19, Wed, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$99

Basic Internet & E-mail Mar 7, Fri, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$99

iPad速 for Everyday Use Fee: $119

Language Conversational English $85 Jan 7 - Feb 13, Tues & Thurs, 6:00 - 7:30 pm Feb 18 - Mar 27, Tues & Thurs, 6:00 - 7:30 pm Basic Communicative Spanish I Feb 17 - Mar 24, Mon, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

$75

Basic Communicative Spanish II Feb 18- Mar 25, Tues, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

$75

Feb 13, Thurs, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm or Mar 27, Thurs, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Complete course descriptions available online at www.ung.edu/ce

Music Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People (includes book & CD) Jan 27, Mon, 6:30 - 9:30 pm Private Voice & Piano Lessons Two 30-minute lessons Six 30-minute lessons Ten 30-minute lessons

Photography $65

$100 $270 $400

Real Estate Salesperson’s Pre-Licensing Course Jan 7 - Mar 27, Tues & Thurs, 6:00 - 10:00 pm Fee: $425 (plus books)

Online Real Estate Courses

Pre-Licensing, Post-Licensing, Appraiser, Broker, Home Inspection, and Continuing Education for license renewal are also available at www.ung.edu/ce.

Photography I - Beginner Jan 21 - Feb 25, Tues, 7:00 - 9:00 pm Mar 18 - Apr 22, Tues, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

$129

Photography II - Intermediate Jan 22 - Feb 26, Wed, 7:00 - 9:00 pm Mar 19 - Apr 23, Wed, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

$129

Photography IV - Digital Darkroom Jan 23 - Feb 27, Thurs, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

$149

Lightroom - An Introduction Feb 1, Sat, 9:00 am - 12:00 n

$69

Basic Photography Workshop (Point & Shoot) Feb 22, Sat, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

$75

Photography III - Advanced Mar 20 - Apr 24, Thurs, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

$129

Black & White Photography Mar 29, Sat, 9:00 am - 12:00 n

$69

Outdoor Photography $129 May 6 - June 3 (skip 5/13), Tues, 6:30 - 9:00 pm

Food Protection Manager Training Choose Date:

Dec 16, Jan 27, Feb 10, Mar 17 All classes meet Monday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm or 2:00 - 4:00 pm (exam only) Georgia requires at least one food service manager on staff who has successfully completed a food safety training program and passed an ANSI-CFP exam. For all new establishments, there is a 90-day grace period to comply with the mandatory manager certification. During this 90-day period, the manager or person in charge must demonstrate food safety knowledge. ServSafe Certification is effective for 5 years. Fee: $149 (Training & Exam) Fee:$80 (Exam Only)

Arts & Crafts Learn to Knit or Crochet $75 (+supplies) Jan 22 - Feb 19, Wed, 10:00 am - 12:00 n Mar 5 - Apr 2, Wed, 10:00 am - 12:00 n Oil Painting $75 (+supplies) Jan 16 - Feb 20, Thurs, 6:00 - 8:30 pm Mar 6 - Apr 10, Thurs, 6:00 - 8:30 pm Pottery $159 (includes clay) Jan 7 - Feb 11, Tues, 6:00 - 9:00 pm Mar 25 - Apr 29, Tues, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Photography Portfolio $129 (Certificate Capstone Class) May 8 - June 5 (skip 5/15), Thurs, 6:30 - 9:00 pm Photographing Kid’s Sports Apr 19, Sat, 9:00 am - 12:00 n

$69

Photographing People May 3, Sat, 9:00 am - 12:00 n

$69

Photography Certificate The Photography Certificate Program is a professional certificate program that gives you an excellent opportunity to explore an interest in photography as a hobby or for professional development. It is ideal for those who wish to enhance their knowledge of commercial photography or to complement careers in public relations, marketing, graphic design or writing. The certificate program consists of 5 core courses: Photography I, II, III, IV, & Photography Portfolio. For your electives you can choose to take Outdoor Photography or three Saturday classes to fulfill the elective requirement.

Book Publishing Independently Publishing Your Book Feb 3 - 17, Mon, 7:30 - 9:30 pm

Written a book? Want to bypass traditional publishers? This is a three-part course in formatting, editing, and independently (and economically) publishing your work as an ebook or as a print-ondemand book, taught by two professional writers with experience in both fields. Fee: $129


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Safety CPR & First Aid Course $75 Jan 18, Sat, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Feb 8, Sat, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Mar 15, Sat, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm CPR for Healthcare Professionals Feb 19, Wed, 9:00 am - 12:00 n

$60

NRA Basic Pistol Gun Safety Course $159 (includes range fee, minimum age is 21) May 3, Sat, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Catastrophe Preparation:

$89

Primitive and High Tech Solutions for Everyone (includes free emergency car kit)

Feb 8, Sat, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn how to survive when everything you normally take for granted is gone, when the structures you depend on have failed. Prepare an extensive written emergency plan covering such topics as supplies, communication, food and water, shelter, security, and comfort. Being prepared does not have to be costly or complicated! Learn to be self-sustaining for at least 72 hours with surprising supplies that are easy to find and easy to use. Be prepared for different types of disasters, including storms, floods, fires, terrorist attacks, explosions, and civil unrest. Prepare for emergencies at home, at work, in your car, or wherever you may be. Teach your children what to do in case of emergencies and disasters, especially if they are not with you. Feel safer knowing that you are prepared and knowledgeable!

Swimming Lessons (Ages 3 & up)

MUST BE POTTY-TRAINED!

Jan 7 - Feb 25 or Mar 18 - May 13 (skip 4/18) Tuesdays, Fee: $75

Class times to choose from are: 4:00 - 4:50 pm, 5:00 - 5:50 pm, 6:00 - 6:50 pm *7:00 - 7:50 pm (Only available for Mar 18 - May 13 session) Participants will be grouped according to age and ability. Each participant should choose class time.

Tennis Junior Tennis Lessons (Grades K - 2nd) $49 - First-time participants receive a free racquet and bag! $39 - Past participants Feb 22 - Mar 15, Sat,11:00 am - 12:00 n Junior Tennis Lessons (Grades 3rd - 5th) $49 - First-time participants receive a free racquet and bag! $39 - Past participants Feb 22 - Mar 15, Sat,10:00 - 11:00 am

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Online Professional Certificate Programs Administrative Assistant Certificate

Rapid Growth in the health, legal services, data processing, management, public relations, and other industries have created many new job opportunities for administrative assistants. Gain the skills and knowledge you’ll need to begin a rewarding career as an administrative assistant.

Grant Writing Certificate

Earn your certificate in grant writing. Follow a step-by-step curriculum with an experienced grant writer as your instructor to help you master the art and technology of grant writing. You will learn how to write effective proposals that will bring in the funding you need. Complete courses within 12 months from start date. Courses are offered entirely online. These are 6-week courses with specific start dates. They consist of two lessons a week (one every Wednesday and one every Friday). You do not need to be online at any specific time. You are expected to complete each quiz and assignment within ten days. Course fee is $129 per course. We also offer Creative Writing, Customer Service, and Project Management. To enroll in an online certificate program, call Kim Savage at (678) 717-3605.

For more information please visit our website at www.ung.edu/ce and click the Gainesville Campus, then click Professional Certificate Programs.

Dance & Fitness Basic ZUMBA Fitness Jan 7 - Feb 13, Tues & Thurs, 7:00 - 8:00 pm Feb 25 - Apr 3, Tues & Thurs, 7:00 - 8:00 pm

$69

Water Aerobics $39 Jan 4 - Mar 1, Sat, 8:30 - 9:30 am Mar 15 - May 10, Sat, 8:30 - 9:30 am Water Aerobics $75 Jan 6 - Mar 5 (skip 1/20), Mon & Wed, 5:15 - 6:15 pm Jan 6 - Mar 5 (skip 1/20), Mon & Wed, 6:30 - 7:30 pm Belly Dance Fitness Jan 7 - Feb 11, Tues, 6:00 - 7:00 pm Feb 25 - Apr 1, Tues, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

$69

Yoga Jan 9 - Feb 13, Thurs, 5:45 - 6:45 pm Feb 27 - Apr 3, Thurs, 5:45 - 6:45 pm

$59

Reflexology for Wellness $65 (Sign up a 2nd person for $40) Feb 22 , Sat, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Water Aerobics $85 Mar 17 - May 21, Mon & Wed, 5:15 - 6:15 pm Mar 17 - May 21, Mon & Wed, 6:30 - 7:30 pm


FREE JOB TRAINING!

Driver’s Education Approved by the Georgia Department of Driver Services to satisfy Joshua’s Law requirements

January Class

Dates: Jan 10, 11, 12 & 24, 25, 26 (F, Sa, Su)

February Class

Dates: Feb 21, 22, 23 & 28, Mar 1 & 2 (F, Sa, Su) Fee: $365 All Classes Meet: Fri, 5:30 - 8:30 pm; Sat, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm; Sun, 1:30 - 5:30 pm Driving Dates arranged with instructor. Vehicle is provided! (30 classroom hours & 6 hours of one-on-one driving)

The Georgia Mountains Workforce Development – Workforce Investment Act assists adults in the region who are unemployed, need to enhance their workplace skills, or have a very low family income. Examples of assistance provided are: • • • •

Tuition & Books Certification & Testing Fees Childcare Assistance Transportation Allowance

Students must enroll in training for high-demand jobs in Georgia. UNG Continuing Education offers a number of programs that qualify for funding, primarily in the Healthcare professions.

Want to Know More? Join us for our OPEN HOUSE Thursday, January 16 6:00-8:00 pm UNG – Gainesville Campus Continuing Education Auditorium The WIA funding program will be explained in detail, as well as the qualifications and application process. In addition, our Healthcare career instructors will be available to talk to you about the specific programs that are offered through UNG Continuing Education. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! To register for this free Open House, please call 678-717-3605.

Behind-the-Wheel Driving Lessons Dates & times arranged for 2-hour sessions (car provided)

$99

Driver’s Education (Six-hour Driving Package)

$295

Have you completed your 30 hours of Driver’s Education instruction online or through another approved program but still need actual behind-the-wheel driving instruction to complete your certificate? You may now sign up for 6-hours of one-on-one driving instruction with the University of North Georgia to satisfy State requirements and complete your Driving Certificate. Dates & times arranged with Certified Driving Instructor. (car provided)

Defensive Driving The National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving Course $49 (insurance discount only) Available Dates: January 6 & 8, Mon & Wed, 5:30 - 8:30 pm February 1, Sat, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm March 8, Sat, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm *Cancellation Policy - If you must cancel you must notify us in writing by email or fax at least 3 business days before the course begins. If you want to substitute or transfer, please notify us by phone or fax at least 3 business days before the course begins. There is a $20 processing fee for cancellations, and $10 fee for transfers or student substitutions. For courses costing $200 or more, the processing charge is 10% of the total fee. NO refunds will be given on cancellations made within 3 business days of the course starting date. If the University of North Georgia cancels a course for any reason, you will be contacted and you will receive a full refund. Phone us at (678) 717-3605 or fax to (678) 717-3708.


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We offer Pre-Approved PLU Credit Courses

Visit ung.edu/ce, Gainesville Campus, and select ‘Pre-Approved PLU Credit Courses’.

Do you need space to host an event? Our facilties include: Outdoor amphitheater, banquet space, conference rooms, multi-function rooms, an auditorium, a computer lab, and more!

Great for weddings, parties, conferences, workshops, etc. For more information on room rentals or reservations, contact Shannon by email at shannon.chandler@ung.edu or by phone at (678)717-3603.


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