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What’s NEW at CTS? Hennepin Technical College and North Hennepin Community College are pleased to announce a new partnership of their Customized Training and Continuing Education Divisions

This partnership will provide you with a comprehensive, one-stop-shop for your business and individual training needs. Check back with us through the next few months to learn more! page 2

New Event to Focus on Workforce Training Solutions

In surveys, listening sessions and meetings, manufacturers throughout Minnesota have expressed their concern about the skilled worker shortage and its impact on the global economy. To meet this challenge, Metro Alliance Customized and Continuing Education (MACCE) is sponsoring several Manufacturing Showcase events to be held on-site at MnSCU technical and community colleges. CTS will join member colleges to host this event at HTC on September 18th. This new event is part of a larger MACCE goal to encourage dialogue and partnership between colleges and industry to support collaboration on innovative workforce training solutions. page 38

HTC awarded grants though Minnesota Jobs Skills Program

In the past six months, Hennepin Technical College (HTC), Customized Training Services (CTS), was awarded more than $608,000 in MJSP funding to develop and deliver training for three major Minnesota companies Polaris, Medtronic and ConAgra. By partnering with these businesses, HTC continues to expand and build expertise with supporting industry training goals and best practices. Through evaluating workforce training needs, identifying cost-effective options and implementing industry-standard solutions, CTS continues to lead the way in offering technical and soft skills training for business, manufacturing and industry. page 4

MnSCU Colleges Collaborate on Regional Safety Training

HTC Customized Training Services is now partnering within the MnSCU system and developing the MnSCU Safety Training Council, which will open the door to a vast assortment of safety training opportunities for companies across Minnesota. Each customized training department across the state has developed their own specialized programs, and will now be sharing resources to benefit those clients whom they may have not had the opportunity to serve in the past. page 45

Our Training Means Business!™

MAAC partners with EMERGE

HTC will be opening up a third MAAC vLab location at EMERGE’s (www.emerge-mn.org/) new Career and Technology Center in North Minneapolis this fall. The MAAC team, along with Dr. Cervantes and Dr. Jack MacLennan (U.S. Department of Labor), toured the extensive renovation project on June 6th and saw what is the start of an exciting partnership between our two organizations. The services provided by EMERGE include case management, career training, and job placement. This location will compliment the manufacturing training MAAC will provide to under-served clients in North Minneapolis. page 40

HTC Joins the M-List

HTC has now joined an exclusive group of 77 institutions across the country recognized for their manufacturing program excellence. The Manufacturing Institute, a leading national organization, recognized HTC for their outstanding Robotics, Fluid Power and M-Powered programs. The M-LIST recognizes institutions that offer credentialing, certifications and industry standard training.

Our Commitment to You

Last year we trained more than 13,665 individuals in skills to help them retain or gain employment. We work hard to respond to your educational needs, whether you are an individual or an employer. Please take a few moments to review our current offerings and remember to visit our website at www.hennepintech.edu/cts

Looking for engaging, cost-effective training and professional development programs for your workforce?

AREAS OF EXPERTISE COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY •  Computer Applications–Bloomington WFC •  Computer Applications–Instructor Led •  Graphic Design •  Web Design •  Interactive Video Production

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT • Accounting •  Communication & Customer Service •  Diversity, Culture & Language •  Occupational English •  Online Training •  Personal Growth •  Professional Development •  Quality & Continuous Improvement

TRADES & INDUSTRY

Customized Training Services (CTS), offers programs and instruction that maintain the highest standards and provide companies and individuals with a competitive advantage. We continually add new training opportunities for career development and skill enhancement and take pride in working as a partner with companies that utilize our training for their employees.

Training can be delivered:

Training can be delivered: ONSITE

We can provide training on your equipment, in your facility.

CTS also works with Minnesota State Colleges and Universities partners to provide training at 32 locations across the state.

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We can create training that is specific to your needs and processes, delivered on your system or ours.

ON CAMPUS

We have three locations: Brooklyn Park, Eden Prairie, and the Bloomington Workforce Center.

•  Audio Production •  Building Contractors •  Culinary Arts •  Floral Professional Development •  Food Service Certifications •  Home Inspection •  Industrial Safety • Manufacturing •  Public Works

LAW, FIRE, EMS & SAFETY • ACES •  Community Paramedic •  Emergency Medical Services (EMS) •  Fire Protection •  Law Enforcement •  Simulation Training •  American Sign Language & Spanish for First Responders •  Spanish Language–Online

HEALTHCARE & NURSING •  CPR & First Aid •  Healthcare & Nursing • Phlebotomy

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WE’RE NOW MOBILE!

High-tech, mobile, medical and emergency simulation training delivered to your front door. Our training units are designed for healthcare workers and first responders. Fire, emergency, and safety training also available.

•  Commercial Vehicle •  Construction Truck Operator Training (CTOT) •  Pilot/Escort Driver Certification •  Taxi (Courtesy Cab) •  Motorcycle Safety Training

CERTIFICATES & CREDENTIALING •  IPC J-Standard Soldering •  Lean Enterprises •  MIG Workfast Welding • NIMS • OSHA

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Announcing an Exciting Partnership Hennepin Technical College and North Hennepin Community College Customized Training Services & Continuing Education have now teamed up to serve you better!

Dear Business Partners: We know you understand your organization thrives because well-trained employees are focused on meeting your objectives. As your local college, we have been pleased to be a part of your commitment to your business and your people through our customized training and continuing education services. We are happy to announce we are broadening that commitment through a joint partnership between Hennepin Technical College (HTC) and North Hennepin Community College (NHCC). The partnership will provide you with a comprehensive, one-stop-shop for your business training needs, including continuing professional education, focused planning, training assessment and consultation. Hennepin Technical College Associate Dean Cherie Rollings will lead this new partnership; she brings a broad range of experience in continuing education and customized training and will ensure the seamless delivery of services from both our Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie campuses. The professionals you have relied upon will continue to provide you with outstanding service. Please feel free to contact us directly at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2721) or Eden Prairie (952-995-1330), and our staff will gladly assist you. We appreciate your continued business and look forward to working with you soon. Sincerely,

Hennepin Technical College

Dr. Cecilia Cervantes President, Hennepin Technical College

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Dr. Lisa Larson President, North Hennepin Community College

North Hennepin Community College

Meet the Hennepin Technical College and North Hennepin Community College Training Team HTC Training Team Leadership Cherie Rollings Associate Dean, Customized Training Services 763.488.2731 cherie.rollings@ hennepintech.edu Mike Colestock, Associate Dean, Customized Training/ Emergency Services 952.995.1334 mike.colestock@ hennepintech.edu

Nerita Hughes

Anne Mathiowetz Fire & Environmental Health and Safety 952.995.1314 anne.mathiowetz@ hennepintech.edu

Beth Schaefer Manufacturing, Leadership Training, Quality Initiatives & HR Management 763.229.0949 beth.schaefer@ hennepintech.edu

Daniel Roeglin Fire Safety Programs & Mobile Props 952.995.1310 daniel.roeglin@ hennepintech.edu

Sonja Simpson Construction, Health Care, HR, Entrepreneurship & Social Media 763.381.7098 sonja.simpson@ hennepintech.edu

Diversity, Culture and Language Caren Abdelaal Language and Culture 952.995.1340 caren.abdelaal@ hennepintech.edu

Professional Training & Development 763.232.0114 nerita.hughes@ hennepintech.edu

Manufacturing, Industrial Safety and Transportation Erik Gohl Industrial Safety and Pilot/ Escort Certification 952.995.1346 erik.gohl@ hennepintech.edu

Law, EMS, Fire, Health Care and Nursing Debbie Gillquist Health Care and Community Paramedicine 952.995.1337 debbie.gillquist@ hennepintech.edu

Jonathan Stuart Human Resource Management, Supervision & Cultural Diversity 763.488.2734 jonathan.stuart@ hennepintech.edu

Rich Kelly Manufacturing, Quality & M-Powered 763.488.2728 rich.kelly@ hennepintech.edu

Paul Higdem Fire Safety Programs and Mobile Props 952.995.1319 paul.higdem@ hennepintech.edu

Human Resources, Business Management and Professional Development Sheryl Bertrand Computer Applications – Bloomington Workforce Center 952.346.4319 sheryl.bertrand@ hennepintech.edu

Matt Leaf Manufacturing Assessment and Advancement Center (MAAC) 952.995.1345 matt.leaf@ hennepintech.edu

Kai Hjermstad EMS & Community Paramedicine 952.995.1313 kai.hjermstad@ hennepintech.edu

Suzanne Ciebiera Professional & Organizational Development 763.488.2724 suzanne.ciebiera@ hennepintech.edu

Sue Selland Manufacturing Assessment and Advancement Center (MAAC) (952) 995-1550 sue.selland@ hennepintech.edu

Earl Lingerfelt Law Enforcement Training 763.657.3710 earl.lingerfelt@ hennepintech.edu

Katherine Stanley Manufacturing and Professional Development Training 952.995.1343 katherine.stanley@ hennepintech.edu

Registration & Enrollment BROOKLYN PARK CAMPUS 763.488.2721

EDEN PRAIRIE CAMPUS 952.995.1330

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HTC awarded grants though Minnesota Jobs Skills Partnership (MJSP) Program

Training That Works

At Work At HTC Customized Training Services, we offer a wide variety of customized training options for business, industry and nonprofit organizations.

In the past six months, Hennepin Technical College (HTC), Customized Training Services (CTS), was awarded more than $608,000 in MJSP funding to develop and deliver training for three major Minnesota companies - Polaris, Medtronic and ConAgra. ConAgra ($290,000) is working with HTC to customize existing curriculum and develop new training for 335 employees at their Ralcorp Frozen Bakery Products plant in Fridley, MN. The companywide training will improve employee breadth of understanding, general safety behavior and foundations for troubleshooting production issues as well as increase employee productivity and retention. HTC will benefit by expanding its training capacity in foundation skills in manufacturing and food processing settings. Polaris ($92,405) is working with HTC in the upgrading of their CAD software from Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire to Creo 2.0. Polaris, HTC and New Vision Engineering Solutions will collaboratively develop three courses of curriculum tailored to the needs of Polaris.

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Customized Training for Business

A total of 267 employees will participate in hands-on training designed to improve the technical skills of CAD users, foster efficiency and support new product development. HTC will expand their capacity with state of the art CAD principles and techniques which will be transferable to other industries. Medtronic ($226,098) has partnered with HTC to develop training for 359 of their employees. Blending adult education, cultural learning styles and technical writing approaches, five new courses will be delivered with the majority of training targeting 317 production staff. The training will respond to Medtronic’s need to improve the communication level of technical instructions and the ability of production workers to articulate their role and demonstrate comprehension to a variety of audiences including regulatory agencies. HTC will increase their capacity through the development of medical device industry curriculum and delivery to diverse populations.

We work directly with your organization to: • Evaluate your workforce training needs • Identify cost-effective training options • Implement high quality, industry standard training solutions Our targeted training solutions have many options, including: • Soft Skill Training • Technical Training • Credentialing and Certifications • Open enrollment CEU courses • Combination training packages • Grant and Industry partnerships Contact any of the training team members on page 3 to find out how we can be your customized training partner.

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M = Monday T = Tuesday W = Wednesday R = Thursday F = Friday S = Saturday N = Sunday

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are units of measurement of instruction. One CEU is equal to ten hours of instruction. CEUs are used for courses that stand alone and are not part of a diploma or degree program.

Contact Suzanne Ciebiera at 763.488.2724 or suzanne. ciebiera@hennepintech.edu

Accounting

Basic QuickBooks

Business accounting software will help you save time and make money; QuickBooks is the #1 rated small business accounting software. In this class you’ll practice fundamental accounting activities using QuickBooks software. No prior training in QuickBooks is needed, although basic computer experience is necessary. The training includes “setting-up the books”, recording basic purchase and sales transactions, creating financial statements, bank reconciliations, and keeping track of payables and receivables. 0.7 CEU F, September 19 & 26 9 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Park, Anderson $195, 2 sessions, #9195

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Management and Human Resources Mindful Managers vs. Biased Bosses

How aware are you of your decision making in leading or supervising others? Research shows that to some extent we are all influenced by our unconscious biases. Though we like to think we are subjective and rational, emotion comes into play in our choices. This workshop will present an overview of these tensions and then propose a way forward. Case studies and interactive exercises will be used to highlight how we tend to operate and ways to become more mindful. If you have taken the Line to Leadership course, this class is a great supplement to add to your professional skill set. 0.2 CEU W, October 15, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Brooklyn Park, Stuart $99, 1 sessions, #9156

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Basic Small Business Accounting

Are you an entrepreneur planning to start, or have already started a business and need a basic understanding of accounting procedures? You’ll need no prior accounting training/knowledge. Topics include business formation, payroll, taxes, recording transactions, financial statements, & accounting software. Get your business started today! 1.0 CEU F, October 24, 31 & November 7 9 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Park, Anderson $195, 3 sessions, #9146

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BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT Accounting 5 Communication & Customer Service 12 Diversity, Culture & Language 7 - 10 Management & Human Resources 5 – 6 Online Courses 14 Personal Growth 13 Speaking & Writing 11 Sign Language 33

“Really helped me develop a basis for accounting” – Attended Basic Small Business Accounting, February 2014

Meet The Instructor Jonathan Stuart specializes in writing and teaching training curriculum for business purposes. Jonathan is a trained facilitator, and also a Qualified Minnesota Neutral offering workplace mediation services. In all of his roles, he brings a passion for facilitating personal and organizational change. He has an M.A. in Human Resource Development, and a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership at the University of Minnesota.

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Strengths Exploration Workshop

In this four hour course, participants will be presented with both cultural awareness and communication strategies to assist them in their role of leading individuals who are non-native English employees. Concrete strategies will be presented so that you can build a “communication tool kit” from which to draw. Participants will leave this training with increased knowledge of how culture influences the way people communicate, understand their own (U.S.) communication style, and conflict resolution style. You will also learn and practice specific strategies for listening, speaking, and writing for communicating with non-native English employees. Both hands-on experiential activities and case studies will be used to heighten awareness and practice various communication scenarios. 0.4 CEU R, December 4 - 11, 2 pm – 4 pm Brooklyn Park, Stuart $48, 1 session, #9189 Manufacturing Problem Solving: Breakthrough Thinking – page 39. Contact Jonathan Stuart at 763.488.2734 or jonathan. stuart@hennepintech.edu

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Supervising a Multilingual Workforce

Supportive Leadership – Building a Team that Cares

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Management and Human Resources This workshop is designed to replenish our passion for helping others as we sustain ourselves and our well-being. We will help you develop strategies that each person can use to develop a workplace that is both supportive and dynamic. 0.2 CEU W, September 24, 6 - 8 pm Brooklyn Park, Campbell $89, 1 session, #9295 This workshop will introduce the concept of strengths and talents from the Strength Finder Assessment and explore signature strengths from other sources. Participants will learn how to develop and apply their strengths to their professional roles. We will also discuss how using strengths can benefit individual and team performance, and help us work more effectively with difference. 0.2 CEU W, October 8, 6 - 8 pm Brooklyn Park, Campbell $89, 1 session, #9296

Meet The Instructor Colette Campbell is a connector and problem solver. She loves encouraging people to grow in their personal development and has spent her career as an educator and strategist. She has traveled to more than fifteen countries and lived in Asia for four years. Colette is passionate about personal and organizational development and holds degrees in religious education, counseling, management & leadership and human development.

“I love solving other people’s problems, by helping them create practical and concrete steps to achieve results.” Colette works with organizations as a workshop facilitator, coach and keynote speaker on topics such as: leadership, cultural competency, recognizing and using strengths and work/life balance. She is an adjunct faculty member at Bethel University and North Hennepin Community College.

From Line to Leadership:™ Transitioning from Operations to Supervision Advanced • Tailored for the new supervisor and those thinking of taking their career to the next level • Built on solid leadership practices • Necessary supervisory skills, tips for developing personal influence, avoiding common pitfalls, and making the most of the leadership opportunity • The open discussion and problemsolving exercises prepare new leaders for their changing role

COST DISCOUNT! $199 for PMA member companies* 3.2 CEU R, September 25 – November 13 2 – 6 pm, Brooklyn Park, Stuart $499, 8 sessions, #9268

For more information, contact Rich Kelly at 763.488.2728, rich.kelly@hennepintech.edu

*Tuition discounted thanks to a contribution by the Precision Metalforming Association Twin Cities District. See website for details.

Developing Cultural Competence in the Workplace

Do you serve, teach or manage people from different cultures? Would you like to improve your understanding and interaction with culturally diverse people? This two-part, six-hour workshop first gives you a reliable assessment of your own cultural competence and then presents a framework for you to improve your social interaction with those from different cultures. We will look at the topic of culture particularly related to race and ethnic identity. Each participant will take the Intercultural Development Inventory (a $50 value). Identifying your own competence will assist you in teaching, managing, or providing service for people from other cultures, doing business overseas, and developing organization wide structures that support intercultural development. 0.6 CEU R, October 2 – 9, 5:30 – 8:30 pm Brooklyn Park, Stuart $165, 2 sessions, #9144 Contact Jonathan Stuart at 763.488.2734 or jonathan. stuart@hennepintech.edu

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Resolving Conflict in Work & Life

• Do you experience personal or workplace conflict? • What is your individual conflict resolution style? • Would you like to improve your interaction with people from different backgrounds? This workshop will give you a reliable assessment of your own conflict resolution skills and then present a framework for resolving disagreements concerning yourself and in helping others. The material will be presented through roleplays and interactive case studies, plus each participant will take the Intercultural Conflict Style Inventory (a $20 value). The skills learned in this course will assist you in interacting with those from other cultures, negotiating and mediating creative solutions, and identifying strategies to deal with issues of internal inconsistencies. The instructor is a Qualified Neutral through the State of Minnesota and practices community and workplace alternative dispute resolution. 0.3 CEU $125 T, September 30 per person 5:30 – 8:30 pm for registration Brooklyn Park, of groups of 3 Stuart or more $135, 1 session, #9145

Cultural Competence Certificate As part of the certificate, take the three bundled courses, “Workplace Resolution Series”, for the low cost of $300 and Save receive a professional $135! credential that sets you apart. This certificate is targeted towards managers or supervisors, teachers & school staff, health care providers, and HR professionals. They are offered at our Brooklyn Park campus or can be customized and brought in-house to your company. This series includes: • Resolving Conflict in Work and Life (9/30/14) • Developing Cultural Competence in the Workplace (10/2 – 10/9/14) • Working in Diverse Settings( 10/7/14) Brooklyn Park, Stuart $300, Series Registration

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Diversity, Culture & Language

Groups of 4 or more students receive a discount. Please call the office to register your group for this series and receive a tuition cost of $250 per student.

Working in Diverse Settings

No matter where you work the chances are that it is becoming more diverse. Our co-workers, customers, clients, and classrooms include people who we must learn to tailor ourselves toward. This course explores how to provide leadership, customer service, and professional communication in diverse settings. It builds upon the foundations of the cultural competence and conflict resolution courses to broaden participant’s application skills. 0.3 CEU $125 T, October 7 per person 5:30 – 8:30 pm for registration Brooklyn Park, of groups of 3 Stuart or more $135, 1 session, #9155 7

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Diversity, Culture & Language FALL SESSION

MCE I: Culture and Language Topics Include: • Intro to Culture & Culture Shock • American Culture & Customs • Intercultural Theories and Communication • D.I.E. Model Conflict Resolution Strategies for Mediation • Problem Solving Dimensions of Relational Communication • Cultural Field Trip

The Midwest Cultural Exchange (MCE), provides a unique opportunity for au pairs and students from other countries to enhance their cultural understanding of the U.S., its history and society, improve their language skills, and broaden their knowledge of intercultural topics.

The Midwest Cultural Exchange:

The only program of its kind in the upper Midwest - the Midwest Cultural Exchange is designed to provide a unique opportunity for students from other countries, and au pairs, to enhance their cultural understanding of the U.S., improve their language skills, and broaden their knowledge of intercultural communication. In two Saturday sessions, students will receive instruction in English to improve their intercultural understanding and interpersonal skills; complete assignments to learn more about culture and life in the Midwest; present about the culture of their home country; and exchange ideas with other students from around the world. There are two unique workshops held every year - each Fall and Spring. 8

MCE I: Culture and Language

Students will learn about culture and life in the Midwest and U.S., and test their understanding of American and Minnesota cultural customs, including identifying the signs of culture shock and learning about dealing with its effects. Students will learn the basics of Intercultural Communication theories and conflict resolution strategies. There will be opportunities to share experiences and present on a cultural topic related to their native country. Please note: All participants must be able to attend both Saturdays to receive credit for the workshop. Lunch is provided. 2.0 CEU S, November 1 & 15 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Eden Prairie, Abdelaal & Stuart $230, 2 sessions, #9280 Contact Caren Abdelaal at 952.995.1340 or caren. abdelaal@hennepinech.edu Additional speaking & writing courses can be found on page 11.

SPRING SESSION

MCE II : American History & Language Topics Include: • U.S. Regional Personalities • Minnesota Style • American English • U.S. Civil Rights • History & Race • U.S. Politics • Final presentation assignment

“I definitely would recommend these courses to other foreign exchange students. It’s an excellent way to meet new people especially when you are new in the country... I really did learn more about the American culture and (American) way of thinking”

– Shalene Moodley, former MCE Student

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Prior to the class, you will be emailed the preparation material to read and complete before the activity.

Experience Minnesota: Minneapolis

Experience Minnesota: Immigration

TOEFL Prep Class

TESOL – Seminar for Teaching English as a Second Language

On October 11, meet at Old St. Anthony near downtown Minneapolis to learn about the Mississippi and the making of Minneapolis. 0.5 CEU S, October 11, 2014 12:30 pm – 5:30 pm Meet Off -Site, Abdelaal $48, 1 session, #9278

K-12 Education Professionals Are you looking for professional development training or continuing education hours? We offer topics ranging from dealing with conflict in the classroom to cultural competence that are practical, interactive and specific to the educational environment. In addition, we have qualified administrators of both the Inter-cultural Development Inventory (IDI) and Intercultural Conflict Style (ICS), which allow you to reflect and expand your ability to interact with difference. Our instructors can bring these tools and courses to your school or you can take courses on campus.

Please contact Caren Abdelaal at caren.abdelaal@hennepinech.edu or 952.995.1340 for more information. hennepintech.edu/cts

The TOEFL iBT is the Test of English as a Foreign Language. It is an English proficiency test that measures the ability of non-native speakers of English to use and understand the English language as it is spoken, written, and heard in the university classroom. Over 6,000 universities in 130 different countries accept the TOEFL test as part of their admissions criteria. In this preparation class, you will learn test-taking skills for the computer TOEFL, review English grammar and usage, and practice TOEFL test questions. 1.6 CEU S, September 13 – October 4 8:30 am – 12:30 pm Eden Prairie, Abdelaal $142, 4 sessions, #9276

“I like the way the class was presented…I learned more about the kind of questions the TOEFL test asks”

On December 13, meet at The Global Market in South Minneapolis to learn more about Minnesota immigrant history. 0.5 CEU S, December 13, 2014 12:30 pm – 5:30 pm Meet Off -Site, Abdelaal $48, 1 session, #9279

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Experience Minnesota by joining one of these Saturday fall events! Visit historical sites and learn about Minnesota and American culture. You will meet on location of the event, not at the college campus.

In this course on teaching English, you will focus on a different topic related to the Teaching of English as a Second Language on each Saturday. These include: Materials, Methods, Teaching Grammar and Teaching Pronunciation and Practicum. This course is designed for international guests who will become English teachers in their home countries, for those who would like a sampler of the field, or for tutors who would like to improve their knowledge and skill. The seminar includes 4-hours of preparation for a practicum experience. All of the instructors hold Masters Degrees in Teaching English as a 2nd Language and Education and all have experience teaching English abroad. 2.0 CEU TR, October 10 – December 4 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Eden Prairie, Abdelaal $194, 10 sessions, #9275

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Diversity, Culture & Language

Need to invest in successful diversity or cultural competence training, but don’t know where to begin?

Occupational English (OE) OE is job-specific English language and skill building training for organizations, designed to increase overall communication and improve job performance for employees whose first language is not English. It focuses on the English language skills and American workplace culture people need to succeed at work. It approaches the English language as a technical skill necessary for job performance.

Some attributes and benefits of OE include: Industry specific instruction focused on employee’s job responsibilities or their understanding of the company’s HR policies and benefits. Increases English learners’ ability to communicate at work. Classroom training delivered onsite during employee’s regular working hours & reinforced throughout the rest of the workweek. Measurable gains evaluated through pre & post-tests.

Customized training services specializes in creating OE programs to: Provide you with tangible solutions for your multicultural workplace. Increase your communication skill set when speaking with a nonnative speaker. Give you a clearer cultural understanding of employees or customers being served. Increase your English language ability & skills surrounding work duties. Present you with a better understanding of U.S. workplace culture, company goals and performance measures.

Occupational English focuses on: • ESL Occupational English • Life Skills • Education Focus • Subjective Results • Open-ended Work Skills • Training Focus • Tangible Results • Accountable/Closed Course

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IDI Measurement Tool

The Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) measures individual and group intercultural competence so that you can accurately target training at the right level. The IDI has been thoroughly researched and found to be statistically effective and valid for any of these situations: • Organizational-wide needs assessment for training design • Individual assessment in executive coaching situations • Group analysis for teambuilding efforts • Program evaluation to assess the efficacy of training interventions

Hennepin Technical College’s Customized Training Services has qualified IDI Administrators who would be happy to speak with you. Please contact Jonathan Stuart at 763.488.2734 or jonathan. stuart@hennepintech.edu for more information.

Training That Works

At Work Our diversity, language and culture courses can be customized to fit your companies training needs. For more information please contact Jonathan Stuart at 763.488.2734 or jonathan. stuart@hennepintech.edu

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ESL – Improving Writing Skills

In this class, you will learn to be a better writer by improving your understanding of common English grammar mistakes and English sentence style. By writing weekly assignments, you can learn to be a self-editor and find the consistent errors in your writing. Some of the specific writing issues that will be addressed in the course include: sentence structure, punctuation, verb tenses, subject/verb agreement, and pronoun usage. 2.0 CEU M/W, September 8 – October 10 9:30 am – 11:30 am Eden Prairie, Abdelaal $194, 10 sessions, #9277

“We did not only learn about how to structure text in our writing class but also about grammar rules and new vocabulary – a great variety” – Attended January 2014

Advanced Grammar for Writing and Speaking

You will learn to be a more accurate writer and speaker by improving your understanding of common grammar trouble spots. Advanced writing topics include: sentence structure, punctuation, advanced verb tenses, subject/verb agreement, and pronoun usage. English grammar trouble spots in speaking include: prepositions, clauses, word usage, and question formation. 2.1 CEU T/R, September 4 – October 23 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Eden Prairie, Abdelaal $194, 15 sessions, #9281

“I liked best that we received various lesson packets so that we are able to review them anytime (e.g. at home)” – Attended January 2014

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Expanding Vocabulary: Reading and Discussing Current Events

Do you feel your English vocabulary is limited? Is it difficult to discuss topics in the news? You will expand your vocabulary and fluency in English by reading about world events and popular culture and discussing these topics in class. By focusing on current world and local issues, you can develop the vocabulary you need to understand and discuss them. Learning about the style of journalistic writing will also help you become a more efficient and effective reader. 2.1 CEU M/W, October 27 – December 3 9:30 am – 11:30 am Eden Prairie, Abdelaal $194, 12 sessions, #9282

Accent Reduction I Advanced Pronunciation & Fluency

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Speaking & Writing

• Do you need more confidence in speaking English? • Are there American English sounds that are difficult for you to say? In this class, you will learn and practice the basics of American English pronunciation: consonant and vowel sounds, endings, contractions and reductions. Also, you will learn the rhythm of English, like syllable stress, pausing and linking. You will develop your own accent inventory by discovering the English sounds that are most difficult for you. 2.1 CEU T/R, September 4 – October 23 7: 30 pm – 9:00 pm Eden Prairie, Abdelaal $194, 15 sessions, #9283 Contact Caren Abdelaal at 952.995.1340 or caren. abdelaal@hennepintech.edu

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Communication & Customer Service Preventing Death by PowerPoint

PowerPoint has a reputation for boring audiences to death. Yet some of the most powerful and compelling modern presentations (just watch any Ted Talk) are actually PowerPoint’s in disguise. What techniques are these presenters using to keep their audiences engaged in complex and persuasive ideas? In this course, you will learn the techniques to transform a merely informative presentation into something that provides clarity, surprise, and even suspense, helping you engage and inspire your students, employees, colleagues or customers. Bring PowerPoint’s you’re working on to get personal feedback. 0.3 CEU F, September 26, 9 am – Noon Brooklyn Park, McGinley-Myers $89, 1 session, #9271

The iPad at Work

Would you like to learn how your iPad could help you be more productive at work? This course will cover a broad survey of applications and accessories that can help you take advantage of the iPad in the office, in the classroom, in the boardroom, or on the road. Applications covered will include iOS 7, the iWork suite, Dropbox, Notesy, Scanner Pro, Goodreader, Doceri, Evernote, and more. Bring your iPad! 0.3 CEU F, October 24, 9 am – Noon Brooklyn Park, McGinley-Myers $89, 1 session, #9272

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The Medium is the Message

Meet The Instructor Robert McGinleyMyers is a full time faculty member with the Hennepin Technical College English Department. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Minnesota, and spent five years writing for and then producing Garrison Keillor’s public radio program. ”As an English instructor, I focus on writing as both a means of communication and critical thinking. I believe that learning to write clearly, coherently, and compellingly is hard work, but I try to balance that hard work by making the writing assignments fun.” “Whenever possible, I encourage students to write about themselves. I have found that students tend to care more about a piece of writing when they are writing about something that matters to them, and they try harder to express their ideas effectively when they are expressing ideas about their own life experiences.”

We are now living in the Digital Age. We can communicate through cell phones, email, text messages, and blogs, to name a few methods. But, do you know what medium to use—and when? Believe it or not, we still sometimes need paper documents, too! This class is designed to help you learn how different forms of communication can best be used, based on the message you want to send. You will learn the characteristics of today’s primary business communications, and how to use them to your advantage. Let a medium work for you, not against you—professionally and personally. 0.3 CEU F, October 3, 9 am – Noon Brooklyn Park, Potyondy-Smith $89, 1 session, #9273

Effective Electronic Communication in the Workplace

Today, digital communication seems to be the norm. However, do you ever feel like someone is just not “getting” what you are trying to convey through the digital format— or vice versa? In this class, you will learn tips and tricks to make your electronic messages clear, concise, thorough, and accurate. You will learn how to write an effective subject line, what the proper length of a message should be, and how to write for different audiences. We all have a “digital personality”; make yours as professional and effective as possible! 0.3 CEU F, November 7, 9 am - Noon Brooklyn Park, Potyondy-Smith $89, 1 session, #9284

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Andrea PotyondySmith has been working full time for Hennepin Technical College English Department since 2004. She graduated from MN State University, Mankato, in 2001 with an MFA in Creative Writing, and has completed a Master of Liberal Arts degree at Metropolitan State University. She currently teaches Technical Writing, Writing and Research, and Intro to Creative Writing. She is the editor-at-large for the Wisport Cycling Series website, has had poems published in small literary presses, and has been a finalist for Chapbook competitions. “Being able to write well is a skill that everyone needs, regardless of their profession. Very often, written communication is the first contact we have with other people, especially in the digital age. It is the first impression we give to others. Good writing can often be the difference between having new doors opened, or having them closed in your face.”

This course will help you understand the Deaf community as a linguistic and cultural minority group: the role of Deaf people in the larger society, political activism, laws, access to information, educational philosophies and methods, and communication systems. You’ll learn the differences between Deaf; deaf, late-deaf, oral deaf and hard-of-hearing and how to work with interpreters. We’ll identify common communication barriers often encountered by people who are deaf or hard of hearing and explore appropriate methods of communicating with them. 1.05 CEU R, September 11 – 25, 6 - 9:30 pm Brooklyn Park, Chellin $129, 3 sessions, #9297

“Great overview of retirement issues and opportunities. ”

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“Presenter was able to explain things in understandable language”

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Meet The Instructor

Personal Growth

Passport to Retirement

No matter how near or far from retirement you may be, it’s never too late to plan for your future. This course is packed with the information you need to assess retirement costs, determine your sources of retirement income, improve your investment potential, and help preserve your estate for your heirs. Find out how you can fight inflation, avoid unnecessary taxes, and position yourself from the potentially devastating costs of long-term care. 0.6 CEU

• What do I want my retirement to look like? • Can I afford to retire early? • How much money will I need? • How can I make my nest egg last? • What are the most effective ways for me to invest? • How can I manage risk in retirement? • How can I protect my assets for my heirs? T, October 7 – October 14 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm $45, 2 sessions, #9205 R, October 23 – October 30 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm $45, 2 sessions, #9206 Brooklyn Park, Christenson At no additional cost, you may bring a guest to this seminar. However, your guest must be a registered participant as well. Once you have registered yourself online, please call 952-995-1330 to register your guest. 13

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Computer Applications – Brooklyn Park (Instructor-Led)

Microsoft Office 2013 If you are a serious user of Microsoft Office 2007 or 2010, you’ll love the tweaks that Office 2013 incorporates. Windows 8 users will appreciate that Office now matches the Windows 8 style, and PDF users will be impressed with the integrated editor. If you’re a multiple device user (phones, tablets, and laptops) you’ll be able to sync across all your technology and SkyDrive integration will help you use the cloud with all that mobility. All in all, an upgrade to Office 2013 promises to be a worthwhile investment that we can help you learn and master to the fullest capacity.

Microsoft Office 2013 Foundations Series Certificate Take any combination of four Foundations Series courses: Word Basic, Excel Basic, PowerPoint Basic or Access Basic to receive the Save Certificate at the $96 when discounted price you take all of $500. 3.2 CEU four of these courses! ® Microsoft, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word; Excel; Powerpoint; Access; Outlook; Publisher; Windows; and SkyDrive (OneDrive) are all registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation.

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WORD 2013 Basic

These days, most people take electronic word-processing for granted. It’s impossible to avoid word-processing software in many areas of the business world. Managers, lawyers, clerks, reporters, and editors rely on this software to do their jobs. Whether you are an executive secretary or a website designer, you’ll need to know the ins and outs of electronic wordprocessing. Microsoft Word 2013 is designed to help you move smoothly through the task of creating professional-looking documents. In this course, you’ll learn how to use Word 2013 to create and edit simple documents; format documents; add tables and lists; add design elements and layout options; and proof documents. 0.8 CEU WR, September 17 & 18 6 – 9:30 pm $149, 2 sessions, #9223 F, October 3 8:30 am – 4:30 pm $149, 1 session, #9207 WR, December 3 & 4 6 pm – 9:30 pm $149, 2 sessions, #9224 Brooklyn Park, Stewart-Calvert Contact Suzanne Ciebiera at 763.488.2724 or suzanne. ciebiera@hennepintech.edu

EXCEL 2013 Basic

In this course, you will use Microsoft Office Excel 2013 to create spreadsheets and workbooks that you can use to store, manipulate, and share your data. You will gain a foundational understanding of the basic functionality in Excel 2013. You will begin by navigating the Excel 2013 environment. From there, you will perform the basic tasks associated with creating and saving Excel worksheets and exploring the Help system. You will use formulas and functions to perform calculations in your worksheets, and you will modify worksheets by manipulating cells and data, by searching for and replacing data, and by checking for spelling errors. You will format worksheets and prepare them for printing. You will also begin working with larger workbooks that contain multiple worksheets. Finally, you will customize how Excel behaves to more closely meet your needs. 0.8 CEU WR, September 24 & 25 6 – 9:30 pm $149, 2 sessions, #9225 F, October 10 8:30 am – 4:30 pm $149, 1 session, #9208 WR, December 10 & 11 6 – 9:30 pm $149, 2 sessions, #9226 Brooklyn Park, Stewart-Calvert

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COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY

POWERPOINT 2013 Basic

Gone are the days of flip charts or drawing on a white board to illustrate your point. Today’s audiences are tech savvy, accustomed to high-impact multimedia content, and stretched for time. By learning how to use the vast array of features and functionality contained within Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2013, you will gain the ability to organize your content, enhance it with highimpact visuals, and deliver it with a punch. In this course, you will use PowerPoint 2013 to begin creating engaging, dynamic multimedia presentations using text, graphics and animations. You’ll learn to perform advanced text editing and to add graphical elements, tables and charts to your presentation. 0.8 CEU WR, October 1 & 2, 6 - 9:30 pm, $149, 2 sessions, #9227 F, October 24, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm $149, 1 session, #9209 Brooklyn Park, Stewart-Calvert

ACCESS 2013 Basic

Relational database applications such as Microsoft Office Access 2013 can help you and your organization collect and manage large amounts of data. Access is a versatile tool. You can use it as a personal data management tool (for your use alone), or you can use it as a construction set to develop applications for an entire department or organization. In this course, you will learn how to use Access 2013 to manage your data, including creating a new database; constructing tables; designing forms and reports; and creating queries to join, filter, and sort data. 0.8 CEU WR, October 8 & 9, 6 pm - 9:30 p.m. $149, 2 sessions, #9228 F, October 31, 8:30 am – 4:30 p.m. $149, 1 session, #9210 Brooklyn Park, Stewart-Calvert ® Microsoft, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word; Excel; Powerpoint; Access; Outlook; Publisher; Windows; and SkyDrive (OneDrive) are all registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation.

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Microsoft Office 2013 Professional Series Certificate Take all four Professional Series courses: Word Intermediate, Excel Intermediate, Access Intermediate and PowerPoint Advanced to receive Save the Certificate at the $96 when discounted price of you take all $500. 3.2 CEU four of these courses!

WORD 2013 Intermediate

In this course, you will expand your knowledge of Microsoft Word. You will work with tables and charts to organize and summarize data. You will use styles and themes to customize the look of your documents. You will add images and custom graphic elements to your documents to graphically show information. You will add building blocks of information and updatable fields to the document to improve efficiency. You will control how text flows around graphics, between paragraphs, and between pages, and use section, page, and column breaks in your documents. You will use templates to maintain consistency between documents. You will use the mail merge feature to customize and personalize content. Finally, you will create and use macros to automate tasks. 0.8 CEU WR, October 22 & 23, 6 – 9:30 pm $149, 2 sessions, #9224 F, November 7, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm $149, 1 session, #9211 Brooklyn Park, Stewart-Calvert M = Monday T = Tuesday W = Wednesday R = Thursday F = Friday S = Saturday N = Sunday

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are units of measurement of instruction. One CEU is equal to ten hours of instruction. CEUs are used for courses that stand alone and are not part of a diploma or degree program.

EXCEL 2013 Intermediate

Whether you need to crunch numbers for sales, inventory, IT, human resources, or another business unit, the ability to get the right information to the right people at the right time can create a powerful competitive advantage in a complex market environment. You’ll learn a lot of things about Excel 2013, including how to create advanced formulas and organize your data into tables. You’ll discover the power of PivotTables and PivotCharts and how slicers can make data filtering as easy as clicking a few buttons. You’ll learn how to use Excel 2013 to visualize data, ask your data questions and use Excel 2013 to find the answers. 0.8 CEU WR, October 29 & 30, 6 – 9:30 pm $149, 2 sessions, #9230 F, November 14, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm $149, 1 session, #9212 Brooklyn Park, Stewart-Calvert

ACCESS 2013 Intermediate

This course is designed for students wishing to gain intermediate-level skills or individuals whose job responsibilities include constructing relational databases, performing database maintenance, creating advanced queries and reports, or integrating Access with other programs. You will expand your knowledge of relational database design, write advanced queries, structure existing data, share data across applications, and customize reports. Extending your knowledge of Microsoft Access 2013 will result in a robust, functional database for your users. 0.8 CEU WR, November 12 & 13 6 pm - 9:30 pm $149, 2 sessions, #9231 T, November 25 8:30 am - 4:30 pm $149, 1 session, #9213 Brooklyn Park, Stewart-Calvert

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WORD 2013 Advanced

EXCEL 2013 Advanced

You can use Excel efficiently and effectively to solve problems for your business. In this course, you will learn about some of the more advanced features of Excel, including automating common tasks, auditing workbooks to avoid errors, sharing your data with other people, analyzing data, and using Excel data in other applications. Beyond the basic features, Excel offers many advanced features that will help you create better, more accurate workbooks. There are also tools that allow you to share your work with other people. 0.8 CEU F, December 12, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm $149, 1 session, #9216 Brooklyn Park, Stewart-Calvert

PowerPoint® 2013 provides you with a variety of tools that can help you deliver content in nearly any situation, while saving time and effort. Upon completing this course, you will be able to customize the PowerPoint 2013 application, and effectively create, collaborate on, secure, and distribute complex multimedia presentations for a variety of situations. You will learn to modify the PowerPoint environment, customize design templates, add SmartArt to a presentation, work with media and animations and more. 0.8 CEU WR, November 5 & 6, 6 – 9:30 pm $149, 2 sessions, #9232 F, November 21, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm $149, 1 session, #9214 Brooklyn Park, Stewart-Calvert

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“The hands-on (training) with a book to use at home was great... I feel better about retaining what I learned“ “Teacher was very knowledgeable and easy to follow” “Small class setting” “I enjoyed her teaching style. She took her time and explained each step.”

– Excel 2010 Basic, Jan 2014

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ACCESS 2013 Advanced

PowerPoint 2013 Advanced

In this course you will learn to use advanced Access features such as, database management, advanced form design, packaging a database, encrypting a database, preparing a database for multi-user access and more. Knowledge of these features separate database professionals from the casual database users or occasional designers. 0.8 CEU F, December 19, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm $149, 1 session, #9217 Brooklyn Park, Stewart-Calvert

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If you work with lengthy documents, collaborate with others, or create forms, this course will show you how to use Word to efficiently accomplish these tasks. Microsoft Word 2013 enables you to do more than simple word processing. It can be used to collaborate on complicated documents and manage how the documents are accessed and distributed. Advanced features of Word 2013 enable you to revise, manage, and secure your business documents. 0.8 CEU F, December 5, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm $149, 1 session, #9215 Brooklyn Park, Stewart-Calvert

“Great experience all across the board. Fonda is a wonderful instructor”

– Excel 2010 Advanced, December 2013

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Do you need to improve your computer application skills? Our convenient, self-paced, instructor-supported courses offer a flexible training schedule. Develop basic to advanced, Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) level skills. Meet with our instructor to design the right training plan for you. • Individual attention • Short-term courses • Flexible start date and scheduling • Pleasant atmosphere • Guidance for course selection available • Hands-on approach with practice for better retention • Quality texts for future reference • Encouraging environment • Certificates of Achievement

Please note: All courses are $195 and meet for five 3-hour sessions (15 hours total) unless otherwise noted. All courses are held at Hennepin Technical College’s Bloomington Workforce Computer Training Center at the Minnesota Workforce Center, 4220 West Old Shakopee Road, Suite 200, Bloomington, MN 55437. NEW! Textbooks are optional but available at an additional cost. Students may use textbooks from our library during class. Students may enroll anytime during the semester.

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Course Fees Reduced to $195 Beginning Fall 2014!

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Computer Applications – Bloomington (Instructor-Supported)

Earn College Credit ** Earning college credit has never been easier! Earn up to 15 college credits at our Hennepin Technical College Bloomington Workforce Center location when you attend any of the courses marked with double asterisks (**). Students registered for a credit course (**), at the Bloomington Workforce Center, will receive: • Free download of MS Office 365 (Professional version of Office 2013) • Free access to online tutorials (Closed Captioning is an option) • Textbook purchase includes access to additional training and testing

Introduction to Computers

Introduction to Windows

Computer Basics

Computer Keyboarding

If you have not used a computer before, have difficulty controlling the mouse, or want to “start at the very beginning”, this course is for you. Topics include: the components of a typical computer system; computer terminology; practice using the mouse; creating, printing and saving information; and using Windows to locate and organize files. 1.5 CEU 5 sessions, $195 If you have limited computer experience, this beginning course is for you. Topics include: computer concepts and Windows basics, using Word features such as AutoCorrect and Cut and Paste, organizing files using folders, exploring Web sites and using search engines to locate information and sending email messages. 3.0 CEU 10 sessions, $225

This course covers basic to intermediate Windows features. Create shortcuts, add and remove desktop gadgets and get help using the Help and Support feature. Move and resize windows, switch between programs, delete and restore files and empty the Recycle Bin. Create folders to organize files, search for files in folders and backup files to a flash drive. 1.5 CEU 5 sessions, $195 Use a computer tutorial to learn correct finger positions, and/or improve your current speed and accuracy. Beginning to advanced levels are available for both typing and 10-key training. Students may wish to re-enroll to reach desired speed and accuracy levels. 1.5 CEU 5 sessions, $135 ® Microsoft, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word; Excel; Powerpoint; Access; Outlook; Publisher; Windows; and SkyDrive (OneDrive) are all registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation.

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Meet The Instructor Using the Internet

Microsoft Outlook

Use MS Outlook, a personal information management program, to perform communication and organizational tasks such as: sending, receiving, and filing email; organizing contacts; scheduling appointments, events, and meetings; creating a to-do list; and writing notes. 1.5 CEU.

Word — Part I **

Create, print, and edit office documents such as letters and memos. Apply formats (bold, italics, and underline), use styles and themes, change paragraph alignment, explore indent options, create numbered and bulleted paragraphs, change line spacing, use format painter, set a variety of tabs using the ruler and dialog box methods, cut and paste text, and add borders and shading to paragraphs. A minimum typing speed of 30 WPM is recommended for this course. 1.5 CEU

Word — Part II **

Improve documents with Spell Check, Grammar Check, and the Thesaurus. Change page setup options, create columns, add a watermark, create drop caps, use preset headers and footers, find and replace text, insert symbols, and create documents using Word templates. Print specific document pages or multiple copies of a page or document. Create and print envelopes and labels. A minimum typing speed of 30 WPM is recommended for this course. 1.5 CEU

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Create longer documents, control the flow of text in documents, and manipulate text between documents. Insert page numbers, headers, footers, footnotes, endnotes, and comments. Track document changes, find and replace special characters, explore hyphenation options, use hard spaces, and apply styles. 1.5 CEU

Word Graphics Enhance the visual impact of documents with borders, images, watermarks, drop caps, shapes, text boxes, organizational charts, and WordArt. Create a document in Word and save it as a Web document, download documents and images from a Web site, and add hyperlinks to a document. 1.5 CEU

Word Tables

This course includes various ways to organize data. You will organize data into columns and rows with the tables feature, use tables to perform basic spreadsheet functions, format tables using a variety of format options and sort text in paragraphs, columns, and tables. You will also create a custom dictionary, a table of contents, an index, a table of figures, and a table of authorities. 1.5 CEU

Word Forms

Use Word automation features such as Mail Merge, macros, and forms. Extract information from a mailing list into a letter using Mail Merge. Create macros to automate steps you would normally perform individually. Make a template for a form that includes text boxes, check boxes, and pull-down lists; save the form as a protected document; and key information into the fill-in boxes. Examples include an insurance application, invoices, and purchase orders. 1.5 CEU

Sheryl Bertrand With 30 plus years teaching experience, you might not think an instructor would still get excited to learn “what’s new” when new software versions come out, but that’s not the case with Sheryl Bertrand, an HTC instructor since 1981. Sheryl has been keeping up with innovations in computer and software applications since she began teaching data entry classes using a microcomputer system. Since then, she has learned and taught software programs in all their incarnations, and now teaches beginner to advanced Microsoft computer application courses. “Seeing students’ get excited when they are able to use new software features makes my day! – and I’m excited right along with them.” Sheryl notes, “A student came in last week and told me she is making posters for an event. She used many of the features she had just learned in class. Knowing that students taking courses here are able to apply what they learn in a practical way is very satisfying.” Many students attending her classes have recently been laid off, and although they may have used some of the software programs in their last position, Sheryl points out that they’re usually surprised to learn how much more there is to know.

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This course offers a brief history of the Internet and describes its primary features. Navigate a Web site when you know the URL, use search engines to locate Web sites of interest, and print and save Web pages. Send, receive, and reply to email messages. 1.5 CEU

Word — Part III

Sheryl’s teaching philosophy is “anyone can learn anything”.

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Computer Applications – Bloomington (Instructor-Supported)

Earn college credit in a supportive environment 9 am to Noon morning session or 1 – 4 pm afternoon session any Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. Call to schedule your first class session. Attend the remaining class sessions when it fits your schedule! Earn up to 15 college credits at our Hennepin Technical College Bloomington Workforce Center location when you attend any of the courses marked with double asterisks (**).

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Earn College Credit **

All courses are $195 and meet for five 3-hour sessions (15 hours total) unless otherwise noted. All courses are held at Hennepin Technical College’s Bloomington Workforce Computer Training Center at the Minnesota Workforce Center, 4220 West Old Shakopee Road, Suite 200, Bloomington, MN 55437. NEW! Textbooks are optional but available at an additional cost. Students may use textbooks from our library during class. Students may enroll anytime during the semester. ® Microsoft, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word; Excel; Powerpoint; Access; Outlook; Publisher; Windows; and SkyDrive (OneDrive) are all registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation.

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Add images, WordArt, and SmartArt graphics to documents; organize data using the tables feature; create fill-in forms; and merge documents with mail merge. This course is recommended for more experienced Word users. 1.5 CEU

Accelerated Word

This fast-paced course is an overview of beginning through advanced Word features. You will create documents with bulleted lists, headers, footers, ClipArt, WordArt, SmartArt, columns, and tables. Additional topics include tabs, AutoCorrect, find and replace, styles, themes, margins, envelopes, labels, format painter, and mail merge. 1.5 CEU

Excel — Part I **

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Advanced Word Features **

Create worksheets containing formulas with multiple operators and copy those formulas to other cells. Recognize the hierarchy of calculation. Use functions to find the sum, average, minimum and maximum amounts in a range of cells. Produce worksheets with visual impact by creating charts and using formatting options such as changing font styles, colors, and sizes; adding borders; auto format; and conditional formatting. 1.5 CEU

Excel — Part II **

Determine when it is necessary to use absolute cell reference when copying formulas. Use the IF function to assign a cell value based on a logical test and Goal Seek when you know the result you want a formula to produce. Enhance your ability to create worksheets using Format Painter and the drawing toolbar. Use the split screen and the freeze titles features to control the display of larger worksheets. Create charts with more visual impact. 1.5 CEU

Excel — Part III

Create templates to duplicate a similar worksheet design or layout for several worksheets. Consolidate data found on multiple worksheets to one worksheet. Link worksheets. Create custom format codes, format styles, comments, headers and footers, and WordArt. Solve complex worksheet problems with Formula Auditing, Data Validation, Goal Seek, Solver, and Scenario Manager. Generate a Scenario PivotTable to compare multiple scenario results. 1.5 CEU

Using Excel to Analyze Data

Use Excel to analyze loan information with Data Tables and Amortization Schedules. Determine the effects loan variables have on monthly payments and repayment schedules. (This process can be applied to various business applications). Further enhance worksheet efficiency with command buttons, scroll bars, check boxes, and spin buttons. Add new buttons to toolbars and commands to menus. Macros and VBA code are introduced. 1.5 CEU

Using Excel Databases

Organize data to take advantage of Excel database features. Use a lookup formula to retrieve a value in a table and functions to find the sum, average, etc. of data that matches a criteria. Rearrange the order of records to facilitate quick access to information with the sort feature and perform searches with the filter feature. Analyze worksheet data using Pivot-Charts and PivotTables. Import text files, MS Access files, and Web data into an Excel worksheet. 1.5 CEU Contact Sheryl Bertrand at 952.346.4319 or sheryl. bertrand@hennepintech.edu

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Access — Part II **

Advanced Excel Features **

Use a template to create multiple sheets in a workbook, consolidate data on a summary sheet, link workbook files, sort and query data in a table, import data, and create pivot charts and pivot tables. This course is recommended for more experienced users. 1.5 CEU

Accelerated Excel

This fast-paced course is an overview of Excel features. You will create worksheets with formulas, charts, and graphics. Formula topics include order of precedence, relative and absolute cell reference, and functions such as Average, Count, Max, Min, Pmt, and If. Create worksheets with linked cells, use templates, and filter and sort lists. 1.5 CEU

Access — Part I ** Design database tables, enter data into tables, and import an Excel Worksheet into a table. Create additional database objects such as reports and forms. Use queries with wildcards, comparison operators, compound criteria, joined tables, and calculated fields to locate specific records in a database. Export data to a text file, a Word document, and an Excel spreadsheet. 1.5 CEU

Access Reports & Forms I **

Create reports and forms using wizards. Group and sort report data, add totals and subtotals, filter records, and create reports that contain fields from multiple tables. Create an input mask and add date, memo, Yes/No, OLE object, and attachment fields to tables and forms. Change the tab order and add subforms. Create and print mailing labels. 1.5 CEU

Access Reports & Forms II

Use advanced report and form techniques. Create queries for reports, create reports in Design View, add fields and text boxes, format controls, and group and ungroup controls. Add and modify a subreport. Create forms in Design View. Add a calculated field, combo boxes that include selection lists and search boxes, command buttons and insert a chart. 1.5 CEU

Enhancing Access Databases

Create an application system using macros that link forms (Switchboard pages) with buttons that make it easier for end users to select from a variety of actions such as printing a report or viewing a form. Convert databases to and from earlier versions, create indexes, use smart tags, and work with database administration features to analyze the design and performance of your database. 1.5 CEU

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Accelerated Access

This fast-paced course is an overview of Access features. You will create databases with tables, queries, forms, subforms, and reports. Use validation rules, input masks, and lookup fields to ensure data entry accuracy and summarize data using crosstab queries, PivotTables and PivotCharts. Additional features include sorting, relationships between tables, referential integrity, and calculated fields. 1.5 CEU

PowerPoint — Part I **

Select a document theme, change side layouts, add background effects and create presentations with single and multi-level bulleted lists. Produce presentations that contain clipart, photographs, text within shapes, WordArt and transition effects. Print handouts choosing the number of slides per page. 1.5 CEU

PowerPoint — Part II **

Enhance a slide show with sound and video. Edit video to play the most important portion of a clip. Customize ClipArt by changing colors, deleting unwanted portions and moving separate objects as one. Add more impact with information graphics such as tables, charts and SmartArt graphics. Document what you plan to say when presenting the slide show using the Notes Panes feature. 1.5 CEU

COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY

Course Fees Reduced to $195 Beginning Fall 2014!

Change the database table structure by adding lookup fields, multivalued fields and calculated fields. Make mass changes to tables with update, append and delete queries. Create validation rules to establish legal and default values. Establish referential integrity to ensure that valid data is entered. Update forms and reports to reflect changes made to a table. 1.5 CEU

PowerPoint — Part III **

Take PowerPoint presentation to another level with multimedia, including sound clips, video and music. Add visual impact by applying shapes to pictures, animate SmartArt graphic, change default bullets to pictures, animate bulleted lists with custom animation, animate a shape using a motion path, insert a slide from another presentation and create a selfrunning presentation. Create and print speaker notes. 1.5 CEU

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Computer Applications – Bloomington (Instructor-Supported)

COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY

Accelerated PowerPoint

This fast-paced course is an overview of PowerPoint features. You will create presentations that contain ClipArt, SmartArt, WordArt, AutoShapes, tables, hyperlinks, sounds effects, and video clips. Features such as transition effects, animation effects, and action buttons are included. 1.5 CEU

Course Fees Reduced to $195 Beginning Fall 2014!

Microsoft Project — Part I

Please note: All courses are $195 and meet for five 3-hour sessions (15 hours total) unless otherwise noted. All courses are held at Hennepin Technical College’s Bloomington Workforce Computer Training Center at the Minnesota Workforce Center, 4220 West Old Shakopee Road, Suite 200, Bloomington, MN 55437. NEW! Textbooks are optional but available at an additional cost. Students may use textbooks from our library during class. Students may enroll anytime during the semester.

Contact Sheryl Bertrand at 952.346.4319 or sheryl. bertrand@hennepintech.edu

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– Ann B, June 2014

Open and explore an existing Microsoft project, schedule tasks and durations, examine project calendars, format a Gantt Chart, and use the Network Diagram view to enter and edit tasks. Assign resources using the Resource Usage View, enter costs, analyze resource usage and costs, and create costs reports. Note: the textbook for this course may include Microsoft Project software. 1.5 CEU

Publisher — Part I **

Create an advertising flyer and a newsletter using Microsoft Publisher. Publisher features included in this course are: editing text and repeated design elements; moving and resizing graphics; creating a Web page from a publication; editing a masthead; importing text files; creating columns; and using WordArt. 1.5 CEU

Publisher — Part II **

Create a tri-fold brochure with panels displaying text, shapes, graphics, a calendar, and a sign-up form. Use a Personal Information Set to create a letterhead, business card, envelope, and coupon. Features included are: inserting a photograph from a file; creating a composite logo; inserting symbols and calendars; and creating, editing, and importing styles. 1.5 CEU ® Microsoft, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word; Excel; Powerpoint; Access; Outlook; Publisher; Windows; and SkyDrive (OneDrive) are all registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation.

Publisher — Part III **

Create common business forms including an invoice, a fax cover, a work schedule, and an electronic mail order form. Features included are: formatting drop caps, tabs, and margins; inserting merged cells; inserting rows and columns in a table; and creating an electronic form for e-commerce including a masthead, hot spot, links, and data entry form controls. 1.5 CEU

QuickBooks – Part I

QuickBooks is a general ledger software package used by small and medium sized companies. Using this program, you will enter vendor bills, pay bills, and write checks; create customer invoices, receive payments, enter sales receipts, and make deposits; and enter periodend procedures. and print related reports. 1.5 CEU

Web Design with HTML – Part I

Using HTML (Hypertext markup Language) you will create your own web pages from the ground up. HTML is the foundation for creating fabulous web pages. With basic design principles in mind this markup language will be used first to define the structure of web pages and then to enhance them with CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), links, and images. This course does not require prior knowledge of HTML 1.5 CEU

Web Design with HTML - Part II

Go beyond the basics with HTML and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) by creating page layouts that include a variety of table styles, columns, and interactive forms. Form elements include check boxes, data types, and action buttons. Use validation options to screen data as it is entered into a form for accuracy. Prerequisite: Web Design with HTML I. 1.5 CEU

“The training is excellent. I have learned a lot and will use these skills on the job.” – Ronald O., June, 2014 952.995.1330

Graphic Design InDesign: Book Creation

Adobe InDesign Basics

Adobe Illustrator: Pen Tool, Paths & Points

Know little or nothing about InDesign? Then InDesign Basics is the course for you! A beginner’s only course includes: Understand Tools panel, learn basics of other panels, become comfortable with fonts and color, create and use text and graphic frames, understand workspace options, basics of character and paragraph styles. Learn what different types of files can be created in InDesign, create different files, embed or link graphics, package, export, or simply save your InDesign file. And much more! 0.4 CEU F, October 24, 1-5 pm Brooklyn Park, Wencl-McManigle $129, 1 session, #9198

Skillful use of the pen tool is what it takes to be an Illustrator pro. This hands-on workshop is focused on techniques for creating and editing vector artwork. We start with indepth coverage of the pen tool, then move on to how to make compound paths, clipping masks and complex shapes. We wrap up with creating vector artwork from bitmap images. 0.4 CEU F, November 14, 1 – 5 pm Brooklyn Park, Miller $129, 1 session, #9202

Adobe Photoshop Basics

Learn how to understand basic Photoshop interface. Basics is an introductory and entry-level Photoshop class introducing Tools and other panels, channels, colors, fonts, and much more. Learn when to choose Photoshop, understand its capabilities, and create basic Photoshop files. Bring your own images or use trainer provided images. 0.4 CEU F, November 14, 1 – 5 pm Brooklyn Park, Wencl-McManigle $129, 1 session, #9200

Adobe Illustrator Basics

Want to understand Adobe’s powerful path-based software? Basics is an entry-level workshop and will introduce Tools and other panels, paths, layers, fonts, colors, and more. Attendees will leave with Illustrator files they’ve created themselves. Workshop will include the following: When to choose Illustrator - How to design in Illustrator (though no creative skills required) - How to save, export, and use Illustrator files and much more. 0.4 CEU F, November 7, 1-5 pm Brooklyn Park, Wencl-McManigle $129, 1 session, #9199 Online Courses – page 13

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® Adobe, Adobe Dreamweaver; Illustrator; InDesign; and Photoshop are all registered trademarks of the Adobe Corporation.

Dreamweaver I

This introductory-level workshop is perfect for those who are new to Dreamweaver but want to learn how to use this powerful web-creation software. Those with limited or no computer experience are welcome. You’ll learn to create within Dreamweaver including using the following: • Dreamweaver interface • Site and folder management • HTML structure management and much more! 0.4 CEU F, December 5, 1 - 5 pm Brooklyn Park, Wencl-McManigle $129, 1 session, #9203

Dreamweaver II

If you’re familiar with the basics of Dreamweaver*, but want to expand your experience this workshop will get you there. The following tools and techniques will be explored in this 4-hour hands-on workshop: • Dreamweaver templates • Image maps • CSS page layout and much more! *It is recommended that you have taken Dreamweaver I. 0.4 CEU F, December 12, 1 - 5 pm Brooklyn Park, Wencl-McManigle $129, 1 session, #9204

“I really liked this class, all topics were so clear and the teacher was really specific. It was a comfortable atmosphere to learn & ask questions.”

COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY

Do you have a book in you? If you do, but don’t know how to get it to print (or in eBook form) - this is the workshop for you! From concept to completion you will be shown the entire process of book design. Coverage will include research, selfpublishing, developing your text, adding images, organizing into a book and getting it printed! 0.4 CEU F, November 21, 1-5 pm Brooklyn Park, Wencl-McManigle $129, 1 session, #9201

– Adobe InDesign Basics, Feb 2014

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HEALTH CARE & NURSING CPR & First Aid 26-27 Phlebotomy 25 M = Monday T = Tuesday W = Wednesday R = Thursday

HEALTH CARE & NURSING

F = Friday S = Saturday N = Sunday

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are units of measurement of instruction. One CEU is equal to ten hours of instruction. CEUs are used for courses that stand alone and are not part of a diploma or degree program.

Phlebotomy Phlebotomy Technician

Location:

Brooklyn Park Campus

Clinicals: Throughout Minnesota Dates: Fall session starts October 14, 2014. Visit http://hennepintech.augusoft.net and click on “Courses” and then on “Phlebotomy”

Externship: Up to 100 hours Instructor: Angela Dahlin Cost: $975 per person CEUs: 14.8 CEUs Contact: 952.995.1330

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This 148-hour class is intended for those who have no experience and want to become employed as a Phlebotomy Technician in a clinical laboratory, medical clinic or public health department setting. The course includes 48 hours of classroom training and a 100-hour arranged clinical externship to provide you with a complete learning experience. Topics covered are phlebotomy equipment and procedures, blood collection by venipuncture and capillary punctures, basic anatomy as it relates to blood collection, safety procedures and professional ethics and liability. 14.8 CEU Course Acceptance Criteria: 1.) Proof that all of the following immunizations are current: • Varicella • Mumps • Rubella • Rubeola • Tdap • Hep B • TB/Mantoux • Tetnaus-diptheria • Seasonal influenza Must be able to stand most of an 8 hour shift and pass a Background Check*

2.) Before registering, you must pass the Phlebotomy Pretest to assess basic reading comprehension and listening skills. This multiple choice test takes approximately one hour. There is no fee for this Pretest. Call the HTC testing center at 952.995.1547 to schedule the Phlebotomy Pretest. Background Check: Minnesota Law requires that any person who provides services that involve direct contact with patients have a background study conducted by the state. An individual who is disqualified from having direct patient contact as a result of the background study, and whose disqualification is not set aside by the Commissioner of Health, will not be permitted to participate in a clinical placement in a Minnesota licensed health care facility. The college will withdraw any student who is disqualified by the Minnesota Department of Health. The student is responsible for requesting the Commissioner to reconsider the disqualification. W, October 15 – January 21 5:30 – 9:30 pm Brooklyn Park, Dahlin $975, 12 sessions, #9265

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NEW!

Discover the “ME” (Mindful Experience) in Phlebotomy Phlebotomy Seminar Details Location: Brooklyn Park Campus 9000 Brooklyn Boulevard, Brooklyn Park, MN 55430

Date: Friday, October 10, 2014. 9 am – 4 pm

(Deadline Friday, September 12) Regular registration $85

Join us Friday, October 10, 2014 for an educational seminar focused on best practices, professional development and industry networking for the healthcare professional. This one-day seminar will focus on enhancing the knowledge of the working professional that acquires blood samples for testing. Creating a positive experience for the patient, and improving workplace communication will also be addressed. The seminar will include a buffet luncheon, refreshments, and opportunities to network with vendors, exhibitors and other healthcare professionals.

Featured Presenters

Amy S. Tolbert, Ph. D.

Dennis J. Ernst MT

Executive Director, Center for Phlebotomy Education, Inc.

Keynote speaker, Dennis J. Ernst, MT the Executive Director of the Center for Phlebotomy Education, Inc., will present on current phlebotomy topics ranging from customer service, blood draw technique and safety, strategies for sample collection and quality assurance.

Principal at ECCO International

Amy S. Tolbert, Ph.D, a communication and workplace diversity expert, will explore the topic of differing communication styles within the workplace, and strategies to create more effective and productive working relationships.

Refreshments, lunch, exhibitor booths and opportunities for networking.

CEUs: This seminar qualifies for

Continuing Education and Contact Hours. 0.6 CEU

Contact:

Angela Dahlin at 952.995.1330 or angela.dahlin@ hennepintech.edu

HEALTH CARE & NURSING

Cost: Early Bird registration $75

See website for more information and to register. www.hennepintech.edu/ phlebotomy

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CPR & First Aid

HEALTH CARE & NURSING

CPR – Skills Check Off

CPR – Healthcare Provider

This course is designed for anyone who has taken the American Heart Association Online CPR – Health Care Provider course. You must bring AHA certificate for completion of online course. 0.2 CEU W, October 1, Noon – 4 pm Eden Prairie, Staff, #9176 W, October 1, Noon - 4 pm Brooklyn Park, Staff, #9177 $25, 1 session

CPR - Refresher

Designed for persons needing recertification for (Infant/Child CPR), (Adult, Child & Infant) or Health Care Provider CPR by the American Heart Association (AHA). (Prereq: Must have CPR training within the last two years. Current Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer cards are also acceptable.) 0.4 CEU - 4 hrs CME W, August 27, 6 – 10 pm Eden Prairie, Staff, #9172 W, September 10, 6 - 10 pm Brooklyn Park, Staff, #9173 F, October 10, 6 – 10 pm Eden Prairie, Staff, #9174 W, October 24, 6 – 10 pm Brooklyn Park, Staff, #9175 $55, 1 session

CPR Instructor Recertification

Designed to update current CPR instructors in American Heart Association (AHA) newest basic life support policies, philosophies, and guidelines. Perform all health care provider skills, complete written test and present a demonstration lecture. On completion, CPR instructor status will be renewed for two years. AHA Community Training Center (CTC) discussed. For more information, call 952.995.1320. (Prereq: Current AHA BLS Instructor card.) 0.8 CEU - 8 hrs CME F, September 12, 8 am – 4:30 pm Eden Prairie, Yetzer, #9178 F, October 24, 8 – 5 pm Brooklyn Park, Lindberg, #9179 $95, 1 session

CPR certification is provided at Health Care Provider level for those who are required to attend by their employer or certification level (NA, LPN, RN, EMT, Police, Fire, etc.) Participants receive needed information regarding heart attacks and strokes. Skills included are CPR for Adult, Child, Infant, two-person CPR, use of facemasks, bag valve mask (BVM), Automatic External Defibrillator (AED), obstructed airway maneuvers for all age groups. This course meets CPR requirements for EMT, nursing and dental programs. Certification is valid for 2 years. Required book available at BP or EP campus bookstore. 0.8 CEU - 8 hrs CME F, September 5, 8 - 4 pm Eden Prairie, Staff, #9170 F, September 12, 8 am - 4 pm Brooklyn Park, Staff, #9171 $88, 1 session Contact Kai Hjermstad at 952.995.1313 or kai. hjermstad@hennepintech.edu or Debbie Gillquist at 952.995.1337 or debbie. gillquist@hennepintech.edu

American Heart Association® online/classroom blended skills (BLS) courses American Heart Association® E-learning courses are delivered in three parts:

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Online Portion

Print Certificate

Skills Check Off Portion

Students must first complete the online portion of the course at onlineaha.org Click on the Course Catalog tab and choose the class you wish to take. Register, pay for and complete the online portion of your chosen course.

When you are finished with the online portion of the course, print the course Certificate of Completion. Bring the certificate with you to the classroom skills practice/check off session you choose to attend. CPR courses are applicable to initial or refresher students.

Contact Kai Hjermstad at 952.995.1313 or kai.hjermstad@ hennepintech.edu to schedule the skills portion of the CPR course. Upon skills completion, your instructor will issue your certificate and appropriate CPR card.

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CPR & First Aid Advanced Cardiac Life Support ACLS Skills Check-off

Health Care Services Education

For Managers, Supervisors, Administrators and All Employees Training at your site and at your convenience Our instructors are experts in their field Soft Skills training for health-care managers & supervisors • Simulation Training • Team Leadership for Healthcare Leaders • Lean Transformational Thinking • Change Management • Harassment and Bullying in Healthcare • Diversity and Inclusion in Healthcare • Conflict Resolution in Healthcare • Providing Extraordinary Service in Dental Health Care • Creating Patient Satisfaction in Medical Clinics and Hospitals • Customer Service Skills for Long-term Care

“Seasoned instructor with real life experience, excellent examples, and a good sense of humor” – 2013 CPR course participant

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“Combination of the computer courses on our own time & practical course was very good.” – ACLS Refresher CPR Refresher, April 2013

Training can be delivered: Training can be delivered: ONSITE

We can provide training on your equipment, in your facility.

ONLINE

We can create training that is specific to your needs and processes, delivered on your system or ours.

ON CAMPUS

Training That Works

At Work Our health care courses can be customized to fit your companies training needs. For more information please contact Kai Hjermstad at 952.995.1313 or kai.hjermstad @hennepintech.edu or Debbie Gillquist at 952.995.1337 or debbie. gillquist@hennepintech.edu.

We have three locations: Brooklyn Park, Eden Prairie, and the Bloomington Workforce Center.

HEALTH CARE & NURSING

Once the student finishes and passes the cognitive test AHA (ACLS Part 1), the student should come to (HTC) to take the skills test (CPR, ventilations, and Cardiac Difficulties). The student will have 2 hours to practice and take the test. The test will be done by a ACLS instructor and done with simulation. Most of the students need only 20 to 30 minutes to take the skills test. 0.2 CEU

W, October 1, 12 – 4 pm Eden Prairie, Staff, #9180 W, October 1, 12 – 4 pm Brooklyn Park, Staff, #9181 $75, 1 session

CTS also works with Minnesota State Colleges and Universities partners to provide training at 32 locations across the state.

WE’RE NOW MOBILE! High-tech, mobile, medical and emergency simulation training – delivered to your front door. Our training units are designed for healthcare workers and first responders. Fire, emergency, and safety training is also available.

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Emergency Medical Services

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FIRST RESPONDER – Blended e-Learning

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EMT Refresher

This course is designed for currently working EMT’s who wish to renew their certification in a new format. Topics will be reviewed with skills practice following. Practical skills will be tested with use of medical or trauma scenarios. Use of high fidelity simulation manikins (SimMan & SimBaby) are used to make the patients cases more realistic. CPR Recertification is included in class. Meets MN EMSRB & NREMT requirements. 2.4 CEU 24 hrs CME R, September 18, 6 – 10 pm FS, September 19 & 20, 8 am - 6 pm Brooklyn Park, Staff $195, 3 sessions, #9185 R, September 25, 6 – 10 pm FS, September 26 & 27, 8 am - 6 pm Eden Prairie, Staff $195, 3 sessions, #9182 R, November 6, 6 – 10 pm FS, November 7 & 8, 8 am - 6 pm Eden Prairie, Staff $195, 3 sessions, #9183 F, November 14, 6 – 10 pm SN, November 15 & 16, 8 am - 6 pm Brooklyn Park, Staff $195, 3 sessions, #9186 R, December 4, 6 – 10 pm FS, December 5 & 6, 8 am - 6 pm Eden Prairie, Staff $195, 3 sessions, #9184 F, December 12, 6 – 10 pm SN, December 13 & 14, 8 am - 6 pm Brooklyn Park, Staff $195, 3 sessions, #9187 Contact Kai Hjermstad at 952.995.1313 or kai. hjermstad@hennepintech.edu

Become a Certified First Responder Online! An exciting new development in EMS training is the new blended E-learning approach, which combines the convenience of the media-rich, state-of-the-art online courses with intense classroom practical skills. CD Web-ROM enables you to access the online portion of your training from any computer that has Internet capability. But, still learn practical skills from EMS field experts.

“ I have worked in the ER at Hennepin for more than 13 years and thought I knew a lot. On the last day the instructor did an exercise on the blackboard where all the students would name all the symptoms of chest pain, abdominal pain and shortness of breath. I did not know there could possibly be that many symptoms. We then eliminated all the symptoms until we got to the one that was correct for that individual patient’s illness. This exercise was incredibly informational for me and I honestly think that I do my job better now because of the class. This email is to give you a sincere thank you and to let you know you’re teaching staff is doing an exceptional job.

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• CPR certification • airway management • AED • oxygen administration • medical/trauma patient assessment • bleeding control • pathogens awareness • splinting • back boarding • medical emergencies • moving patients • infant/child emergencies • State of MN 2-year certificate

– Brad B., EMT-B, attended March 2014 EMT Refresher class

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Community Paramedicine Conference

NEW!

Local Community Paramedic Program Reaches Students Beyond Minnesota

October 23 & 24, 2014 Bloomington, MN out-of-state, is an important part of the program’s success. “Our students can attend from anywhere in the country, and this gives us the ability to work with potential candidates who otherwise could not attend on-campus,” said Kai Hjermstad, program coordinator for HTC’s Customized Training Services. “This option keeps us at the forefront of community paramedic training, because we can partner with health agencies and clinics that might otherwise not have the resources to run their own community paramedic training programs.”

Location: Eden Prairie Campus Course Delivery: Online and in-classroom

Training:

64 hours: classroom instruction (face-to-face or via interactive TV) 8 hours: online format/D2L 196 hours: Clinical rotation

Contact:

Kai Hjermstad at 952.995.1313 or kai.hjermstad@hennepintech.edu

Early Bird registration by Sept. 26: $125 Standard rate: $150

This 2-day conference is designed to educate, train and support community paramedicine professionals by gathering expert speakers, relevant topics and educational break out sessions which promote and support this fast growing profession. Topics will focus on legislation, implementation and education. R, October 23 8 am – 4:30 pm F, October 24 Noon – 4:30 pm Bloomington Embassy Suites 2 sessions, #9167

To learn more or to register visit www.hennepintech.edu/ community-paramedic

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From its inception, the HTC community paramedic program was built around incorporating ITV Technology in the classroom, conveniently allowing students to attend classes via their personal computer, at home or from remote locations with Wi-Fi access. This delivery method puts students virtually in the classroom where they “attend” instructor lectures, demonstrations, and PowerPoint presentations. But easily interacting with the instructor or guest lecturer is just one of the benefits of this convenient technology. “I enjoyed attending classes from my home – I wouldn’t have been able to attend this program while working full time”, said David Glendenning - Wilmington North Carolina. “I was even able to reach out to students throughout the country and see how other areas are implementing their community paramedicine programs.” HTC trains community paramedics to provide health services where access to physicians, clinics or hospitals is difficult. Expanding access to health care for underserved groups in Minnesota and around the country has been shown to significantly reduce the costs for health care providers and taxpayers. Effectively reaching and training the potential students for this program, many of whom live

Credits: 12 college credits Cost: $1,884 / person

Plus $320 for textbooks Fisdap/Scheduling Fee $80

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Train Smarter with ACES Advanced Center for Emergency Services

ACES training is delivered in 3 ways:

Keeping your professionals current in their skills can literally be a matter of life and death. At HTC your employees will receive state-of-the-art training from our Advanced Center for Emergency Services (ACES), enabling them to perform exceptionally in a variety of emergencies.

• On site at your location • Online classes • On Campus

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Mobile ACES Training: ACES training is completely mobile. Contact us to see if we can provide cost-effective training anywhere in the United States.

CONTACTS: Fire Protection and Emergency Management Daniel Roeglin: 952.995.1310, daniel,roeglin@hennepintech. edu Paul Higdem: 952.995.1319, paul.higdem@hennepintech.edu

Fire Protection and Emergency Management For more than 30 years, HTC has provided fire fighter training to dedicated students. Our Associate of Applied Science degree in Fire Science Technology is accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC).

Law Enforcement

In August of 2010, the new Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Education Center (LECJEC) was opened in a stand-alone facility on the Brooklyn Park campus. LECJEC houses the skills program for preservice students and has features to provide state-of-the-art educational experiences for in-service personnel.

Emergency Medical Services Kai Hjermstad: 952.995.1313, kai.hjermstad@hennepintech. edu

Law Enforcement Earl Lingerfelt: 763.657.3710, earl.lingerfelt@hennepintech. edu

Industrial Health and Safety Erik Gohl: 952.995.1346, erik.gohl@hennepintech.edu Anne Mathiowetz: 952.995.1314, anne.mathiowetz@ hennepintech.edu

Emergency Medical Services

ACES Emergency Medical Services provides state-of-the-art training for both new and experienced medical personnel. For the career-minded, we offer credit occupational certificates in ER Technician and EMS Specialist. Improve your current skills, or learn new ones with our professional courses in a number of specialties. Whether you are a First Responder, EMT, Paramedic, R.N. or M.D., you will find new programs and techniques to enhance your skills.

Industrial Health and Safety

ACES Industrial Health and Safety program offers safety and OSHA compliance training in a wide variety of industries and settings. Our training teams have worked with individuals and departments in a wide range of topics including: Confined Space Entry and Rescue, Industrial HAZWOPER Technician and Refresher, Forklift Operator, Trenching and Excavation Safety/ Competent Person. Industrial Fire Brigade, Safety Committee Training, Safety Inspections and Audits.

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M-STEP 2014 Featured Presenter This year we are proud to host the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). Founded in 1971, the center is based in Montgomery, Alabama, the birthplace of the modern civil rights movement.

The M-STEP two-day symposium brings together highly regarded experts from around the world on terrorism prevention, emergency response and recovery. Law enforcement, fire, EMS, public health, education, city and emergency management professionals have partnered together to plan this important event. Our attendees tell us that M-STEP is the one conference they make sure not to miss. • Listen to what the experts from all over the world have to say • Gather information that applies to your specific field • Network with event participants and other industry professionals

This year we’re proud to host the Southern Poverty Law Center. (SPLC), who will present “Recognition of the Radical Right Domestic Extremist Movement”. Additional topics over the two days range from “Railroad Emergencies”, “Safe School Facility SelfAssessment”, “GIS and Emergency Management”, to “Compassion Fatigue” and more. 1.6 CEU Early Bird registration by W, November 19, October 25: $195 8 am – 4:30 pm Standard rate: R, November 20, $225 8 am – 4:00 pm Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, Brooklyn Park 2 sessions, #9274

To learn more or register visit www.M-STEP.com

Along with exposing and fighting civil rights abuses, the SPLC also runs the innovative “Teaching Tolerance” program, which distributes educational materials free-of-charge to educators to promote tolerance and respect in our nation’s schools. Additional topics over the two days will range from safe school assessment, the use of social media during emergencies, effects of video gaming on aggression, protection of the national food supply, and a panel discussion of compassion fatigue.

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Hennepin Technical College - Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

The SPLC is internationally known for exposing the activities of hate groups within the U.S. and seeking justice for the victims of discrimination. They will present at M-STEP on the topic of radical extremist groups in the U.S.

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Fire Protection

TRAINING in the

BOX

A new style of training at HTC! We specialize in delivering customized Fire Protection training, based on your department’s unique training goals and requirements.

It’s as easy as 1-2-3

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Choose Your Training Topic:

❏ Ladder Drills ❏ Auto Extrication ❏ Live Burns ❏ Search & Rescue ❏ Confined Space ❏ Tower Training ❏ and many more

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Specify Your Training Requirements:

❏ Degree of Difficulty ❏ Location & Duration ❏ Props & Equipment ❏ Goals & Outcomes

This course is designed to teach the student about the joint WellnessFitness Initiative established by the International Association of Firefighters and the International Association of Fire Chiefs and the CPAT test. This initiative lead to the development of an evaluation tool called the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT). Upon successful completion of the eight-event program, the student will receive a one year certificate of CPAT completion.

❏ Meet your department’s training goals ❏ Achieve industry standard results

For more information, please contact Paul Higdem at 952.995.1319 or paul.higdem@hennepintech.edu

Candidate Physical Ability Test

Who Should Attend?

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Receive a Customized Training Plan:

Fire Fighters WellnessFitness Initiative

Requirements

The requirements of the Candidate Physical Ability Test pre-test program include the following: 1. All candidates have the opportunity to attend at least two orientation sessions within eight weeks of taking the CPAT test. 2. Each candidate is provided with an opportunity to perform two timed practice runs within 30 days prior to the CPAT test.

Note: A Candidate may sign a waiver form to take the CPAT without participating in the Pre-testing portion of the Program. Candidate must sign a waiver at orientation meeting or at least 8 weeks prior to practice or test dates. Contact Paul Higdem at 952.995.1319 or paul.higdem@ hennepintech.edu

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Law Enforcement

Spanish for First Responders Unique, audio-visual, online course No prior knowledge of Spanish needed

Spanish For Firefighter/EMS/ Law Enforcement/Corrections/ 911 Dispatch

NEW!

For First Responders, It’s crucial to speak and understand basic Spanish words. These courses will teach you to speak and understand job-specific words and phrases needed to perform your daily duties and to ensure public safety.

HIGHLIGHTS: Deaf Culture

hard-of-hearing and how to work with interpreters. We’ll identify common communication barriers often encountered by people who are deaf or hard of hearing and explore appropriate methods of communicating with them. 1.05 CEU R, September 11 – 25, 6 - 9:30 pm Brooklyn Park, Chellin $129, 4 sessions, #9297

American Sign Language for First Responders You can develop critical skills, become comfortable working with and improve the health and safety of the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing community. Learn simple communication strategies for emergency situations: • Basic ASL and information about Deaf culture • Emphasis on the vocabulary needed for emergency situations • How to recognize that an individual is deaf or hard-of-hearing • How to respond appropriately to situations involving deaf or hard-ofhearing individuals • Suggestions about how to make the best use of interpreters (both remote and local), technology, and other resources when interacting with deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals The class will include simulations of emergency situations with deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals. 1.4 CEU Contact Suzanne Ciebiera S, September 13 – October 4 at 763.488.2724 or suzanne. 9:30 am – 1 pm ciebiera@hennepintech.edu Brooklyn Park, Chellin $179, 4 sessions, #9285

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LAW, FIRE, EMS & SAFETY

This course will help you understand the Deaf community as a linguistic and cultural minority group: the role of Deaf people in the larger society, political activism, laws, access to information, educational philosophies and methods, and communication systems. You’ll learn the differences between Deaf; deaf, late-deaf, oral deaf and

• Learn at your own pace with an easy-to-use, interactive audiovisual program you can access online 24/7 • No prior knowledge of Spanish needed • Receive instant feedback to help you reinforce and retain what you have learned • Have a question about a particular phrase you need to learn? You can email your course instructor and receive a quick, personal response • Learn over 2400 words and phrases specific to public safety, plus 180 Alert Words to empower officers in the field • Program automatically records progress allowing you to immediately pick up where you left off • Officers can print out vocabulary sheets to use when working out in the field $89, Online Please contact Earl Lingerfelt for additional information at earl.lingerfelt@hennepintech. edu or 763.657.3710. Note: These courses are not appropriate for minors. Some subject matter and Alert Words include translations of vulgar language intended only for state and local public safety professions.

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TRADES & INDUSTRY Architectural Technologies 37 Building Contractors 36 Culinary Arts 34-35 Food Certifications 36 Home Inspection 37 Manufacturing 38-42 Quality & Continuous Improvement 42 Safety 43-44 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are units of measurement of instruction. One CEU is equal to ten hours of instruction. CEUs are used for courses that stand alone and are not part of a diploma or degree program.

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Meet The Instructor

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Robert Foster has been teaching at Hennepin Tech for five years with the Culinary program. He teaches the business side of the industry with his Human Relations Management, and Bar & Beverage Management courses. Robert has extensive experience in the Twin Cities culinary scene: Target Center concessions, Aramark, Panchero’s Mexican Grill to the Gold Nugget Tavern & Grille and Murray’s Steakhouse. Currently, Robert works with the Nova Restaurant Group (Tavern 4&5, Hazellewood Grill & Tap Room, Chester’s and Pescara). He’s also been seen hanging out at Lucid Brewery in Minnetonka helping them expand the business while he expands his brewing knowledge.

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Culinary Arts

Current Trends in Beer, Wine and Spirits

In this series of courses you’ll explore the current trends in beer, wine & spirits in the culinary setting. Each course will provide a basic understanding the history and appreciation of beer, wine, & spirits. In addition, the sessions will allow hands-on experience preparing beverages, beer brewing, and cocktails (mixology). You will enhance your understanding of these products and how they can be implemented with food. In addition, national and local culinary trends will be discussed and several guest lecturers from metropolitan restaurants & bars will come to speak to your class. You will gain a better understanding and knowledge so you may experiment and explore with beer, wine, and spirits with traditional and new menu selections. You must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcoholic beverages. Each course is 1.5 CEU

Current Trends in Beer:

T, August 26 – September 30 7 – 10 pm, Eden Prairie, D156 $269, 5 sessions, #9287

Current Trends in Wine:

T, October 7 – November 4 7 – 10 pm, Eden Prairie, D156 $269, 5 sessions, #9288

Current Trends in Spirits:

T, November 11 – December 9 7 – 10 pm, Eden Prairie, D156 $269, 5 sessions, #9289

Take All Three Courses: Current Trends in Beer, Current Trends in Wine and Current Trends in Spirits:

T, August 26 – December 9 7 – 10 pm, Eden Prairie, D156 $775, 15 sessions, #9286

Training That Works At Work

Our courses can be customized to fit your companies training needs. For more information please contact Suzanne Ciebiera at 763.488.2724 or suzanne.ciebiera@ hennepintech.edu

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Catering Fundamentals

Designed for those interested in operating a Food Cart, being a Personal Chef, running a Catering Service or gaining an understanding of licensing a food service operation. What you’ll cover: Why do you want to start a food business in Minnesota? Overview of Food Safety. Licensing, who needs one and how to obtain one for a full service restaurant, food cart, personal chef or temporary vendor. Cooking for a crowd offers challenges that require planning and care. This course will give you practical techniques to make the catering process easier and safer. 0.8 CEU W, October 22 – 29, 6 – 9:30 pm, Brooklyn Park, Eisenreich $150, 2 sessions, #9286

Meet The Instructor

The Hennepin Dining Room at Brooklyn Park Campus Did you know that Hennepin Technical College’s Culinary Arts program has a gourmet dining room open to the public that offers exceptional food and attentive service? The Hennepin Room is an extraordinary “classroom” offering our culinary students the opportunity to gain real-world experience in a professional, fine-dining restaurant. Open from 11 am – 12:30 pm starting early September: Monday – Wednesday the menu changes daily Thursdays we have a themed luncheon buffet or five-course dining experience. Wednesday weekly bake sale featuring prepared bread & sweets

Contact information: 763-488-2413 or Mberndt@hennepintech.edu

Floral Design Harvest Splendor

This class is designed for anyone! Previous experience with floral design is not necessary. The cornucopia or horn of plenty is a symbol of abundance and nourishment and is associated with the Thanksgiving holiday. Enjoy an evening while creating a plentiful arrangement with permanent floral materials. You will be able to enjoy your centerpiece for years to come. The class is taught by Tiffany Hammond AIFD, the fulltime instructor for the Floral Design Program at HTC. All materials and tools will be provided in class. Class is size limited – register early. 0.3 CEU R, November 20, 6 – 9 pm Brooklyn Park, Hammond $59, 1 session, #9264

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Discover the Joy: Holiday Centerpiece

Come and enjoy an evening while creating a fun centerpiece for your table. Evergreens, fresh cut flowers and embellishments create a statement when used together. Discover the joy of creating a beautiful floral arrangement. The class is taught by the full-time instructor of the Floral Design program at HTC. Materials and tools will be provided in class and the centerpiece is yours to enjoy! This class is designed for anyone! Previous experience with floral design is not required. Class size is limited – register early! 0.3 CEU T, December 16, 6 – 9 pm Brooklyn Park, Hammond $59, 1 session, #9263

The Floral Gallery The HTC Floral Gallery is a full service floral shop located on the Brooklyn Park campus. We offer fresh flowers, arrangements and seasonal gifts.

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Dave Eisenreich has 33 years hospitality experience as cook, sous chef, and chef. He continues his industry involvement as an on call chef for two caterers and as personal chef. During his 10 years at HTC, Dave has taught Introductory courses in baking, (Garde Manger, Cooking Principles, Sanitation, Culinary Math), purchasing and cost control, menu planning, human relations management, decorative works and showpiece, global cuisine, fundamentals of wine, cooking with ale and lager, bar and beverage, management and catering management. Representing Hennepin Technical College, Dave was nominated for Award of Excellence in 2006 and Chef of the Year 2008 by the American Culinary Federation, Minneapolis Chapter. Personal interests include international travel, bicycling and catering.

Floral Gallery Hours:

Monday - Thursday . . 9 am to 3 pm Friday . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 am to 11 am

Phone: 763-488-2531

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Food Service Certifications

Food Manager Certification Training This compliance training provides certification required by the State of Minnesota. The one-day program consists of a three-hour training session followed by a three-hour certification examination that meets federal, state and local regulations regarding food safety.

Any owner or operator of a food establishment must employ one fulltime certified food manager for each site to be in compliance. 0.6 CEU M, September 22, 2 - 8 pm, Brooklyn Park, Eisenreich $150, 1 session, #9290 S, November 15 8:30 am – 4:30 pm MCTC*, Forpahl $150, 1 session, #9291 Saturday class is held at *Minneapolis Community & Technical College (MCTC) and Monday classes are held at Brooklyn Park. Students must call 763-488-2721 to have materials mailed to you before class begins.

Food Manager Recertification

This course fulfills the requirements for re-certification under current Minnesota state law. NO EXAM is required. A Certificate of Attendance will be provided to each student. 0.4 CEU Please read: Students must call 763-488-2721 to have materials mailed to you before class begins M, September 22, 2-6 pm Brooklyn Park, Eisenreich $95, 1 session, #9292 S, November 15, 8:30 - 12:30 pm MCTC*, Forpahl $95, 1 session, #9293

NEW!

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Building Contractors Now Offering up to 14 Hours of Coursework for 2015!

If you’re required to take 7 hours of coursework this year: Take either of the courses or If you’re required to take 14 hours of coursework this year: Take each of these courses.

Building Contractor Continuing Education I

Hennepin Technical College offers the Building Contractors continuing Education course for current licensed builders. Students need to attend a one-day session to satisfy the seven hours of required instruction. Included is the one hour of required energy code instruction. Please Note: Students must provide contractor license number along with their picture ID in order to receive a certificate. Pending approval by the Minnesota Department of Labor. (2015 licensing year). 0.7 CEU

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Building Contractor Continuing Education II

Hennepin Technical College offers the Building Contractors II continuing Education course for current licensed builders. Students need to attend a one-day session to satisfy the seven hours of required instruction. Included is the one hour of required energy code instruction. This content is different than Building Contractor I and can be used for your seven hours or in addition to Building Contractor I to satisfy fourteen hours of continuing education for your licensing period.

Please Note: Students must provide contractor license number along with their picture ID in order to receive a certificate. Pending approval by the Minnesota Department of Labor. (2015 licensing year). 0.7 CEU

Courses begin January 2015 – please check our website for dates, times and updated course content. Contact Suzanne Ciebiera at 763.488.2724 or suzanne. ciebiera@hennepintech.edu

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Architectural Technologies Architectural Technologies Introduction to Revit Architecture

Are an architect, interior designer, or engineer, involved in the construction industry or have knowledge in these fields. Are you seeking an overview of Building Information Modeling (BIM) this course will show you how to design 3D models using the basic tools in Revit Architecture. You will be introduced to the design phases of creating, importing and linking files. By the conclusion of this Revit training course, you will be able to build a BIM project from scratch and present multiple views of the model on an architectural sheet.

Skills Covered: • Revit Architecture Basics • Creating Model Views • Working with Levels and Grids • Adding Components and Families to the Model • Creating Walls, Floors, Ceilings, Roofs and Stairs • Dimensioning and Annotation of Model Views • Creating and Printing Sheets 1.5 CEU S, November 1 – 15, 9 am – 2 pm Brooklyn Park, Lopac $519, 4 sessions, #9294

Home Inspection Revised! Home Inspection Training – Instructor Led

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Home Inspection - Online

Our hands-on classroom training will show you how to succeed as a professional home inspector. You will perform two actual inspections with our instructors. Our distance learning programs will help you learn how to perform a professional inspection on your own time, in your own home, and at your own pace. All of the material will be shipped to your door. You’ll learn independently, but not alone; you’ll have unlimited instructional support. 10.0 CEU FSN, October 31, November 1 & 2 8 am – 6 pm Eden Prairie, Staff $1,795, 3 sessions, #9197 Please read: Reduced tuition for students who register 30 days in advanced, Veterans and Workforce Center clients: $1,495! Please call 763.488.2721 to receive the discounted price.

Learn how to perform a professional inspection on your own time, in your own home, and at your own pace. All of the materials will be shipped to your door. You’ll learn independently, but not alone- with unlimited instructional support. The eight course study modules and books, combined with audio and visual tutorials, photos of numerous inspection scenarios, practice exercises and quizzes, provide you with a stepby-step process for executing a complete, thorough, professional home inspection and producing a professional home inspection report. Information is also provided on how to successfully start up and market your home inspection business. Take exams online and receive instant feedback. 7.0 CEU $995, Online

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Hennepin Technical College is partnering with the American Home Inspectors Training Institute (AHIT) to offer you the nation’s leading home inspection training program. This course will enable you to both start and operate your own successful home inspection business or to be a significant contributor in an established company. Our stepby-step processes and extensive experience coupled with our proven track record of successfully preparing and supporting thousands of home inspectors makes this program the right choice for you. This class is delivered blended: 30 hours in-class sessions and 70 hours online. Day One • Introduction to the course • Virtual home inspection • PowerPoint curriculum Day Two • First home inspection • Tool demonstration • PowerPoint curriculum Day Three • Second home inspection • Work on report writing • Marketing and Q&A

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HTC Partners with MACCE to present Manufacturing Showcase 2014

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on-site showcases, in September and October. The event is designed to encourage dialogue and partnership between colleges and industry by addressing the skills gap, focusing on solutions, and presenting training and development resources.

According to The State of Manufacturing®, a 2014 survey research project sponsored by Enterprise Minnesota and partners, Minnesota’s manufacturers are more confident in their firms’ future than at any point since 2009, but there remains a skills gap between employers and job seekers. To meet this challenge, Customized Training Services has partnered with Metro Alliance Customized & Continuing Education (MACCE) to invite local manufacturers and businesses to participate in a dedicated Manufacturing Showcase. Four additional MACCE member colleges plan to hold their own

“Between the area technical and community colleges, we represent the largest network of customized training services in the Metro Area, and ensuring that industry and businesses gain access to this resource is an important goal for this event.”

Location: Brooklyn Park Campus Date: September 18, 2014 Time: 7:15 am – 9 am RSVP at EventBrite https://www. eventbrite.com/rss/organizer_list_ events/6422373103

Co-hosts:

– Cherie Rollings, Associate Dean Customized Training Services

The showcase agenda will include a presentation from Bob Kill the President/CEO of Enterprise Minnesota, followed by a Skills Gap discussion and an optional campus tour. Giving visibility to metro area customized training programs that can bridge the skills gap and educational needs of current employees is also a goal.

Co-Sponsor:

Contact Rich Kelly at 763.488.2728 or rich.kelly@hennepintech.edu

Fast-track career training for lifelong learners Do you have an interest in manufacturing? Do you need updated technical skills to move your career forward? Do you want to be part of a growing industry in Minnesota?

Visit www.m-powered.info to learn more M-Powered is presented in partnership with HIRED

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Manufacturing Showcase 2014

Our mission is to provide business and industry with high-quality solutions to their training and development needs by leveraging the collective resources of the metro area Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. – MACCE Mission Statement

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NEW!

Basic Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing

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Manufacturing

Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing is becoming more critical in determining the success of a business. In striving to produce higher quality, better fit and function, and greater reliability, engineers and designers have been demanding even tighter tolerances. As a result, the intricacy of the GD&T specifications have increased. An important part of this class is in the incorporation of parts and blueprints to encourage job relevant discussion and application of the principles learned. Successful completion of the course will be affirmed when the participants can read and follow a blueprint’s GD&T specifications correctly, identify errors in a blueprint, and inspect a part against its blueprint to determine proper tolerance. 1.6 CEU T, October 7 – November 4 5 – 9 pm Eden Prairie, Glassel $398, 4 sessions, #9188

Gas Metal Arc Welding

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Manufacturing Problem Solving: Breakthrough Thinking

Effective, efficient Problem Solving is critically important in today’s globally competitive manufacturing industry. Machine downtime is costly; no matter what is ultimately the root cause. This course provides practical models, methods and tools to cut problem-solving resource costs. Topics include: Techniques, creativity, The Seven Principles of Breakthrough Thinking, charting process, problem solving programming, and machine set-up procedures for CNC Swiss lathe and vertical and horizontal mill. Students will gain practical experience working to solve practical problems in each class. 6.4 CEU A great M, October 6 – February 23 supplement to Line to 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm Leadership Brooklyn Park, Ellingson course $998, 16 sessions, #9270 page 6

Supervising a Multilingual Workforce

In this four hour course, participants will be presented with both cultural awareness and communication strategies to assist them in your role in leading individuals who are non-native English. Concrete strategies will be presented, so that you can build a “communication tool kit” from which to draw. Participants will leave this training with increased knowledge of how culture influences the way people communicate, understand their own (U.S.) communication style, and conflict resolution style. You will also learn and practice specific strategies for listening, speaking, and writing for communicating with non-native English employees. 0.4 CEU R, December 4 – 11, 2 pm – 4 pm Brooklyn Park, Stuart $48, 1 session, #9189

*See website for complete course description of math topics covered in each course.

Students that have often struggled with previous math courses may find self-paced learning and practical application of concepts and skills, a welcome opportunity to understand technical mathematics. It’s recommended that the Technical Math courses be taken consecutively, as each course builds on knowledge and skills gained from the previous course.

Technical Math Prep I*

Fundamental math concepts and arithmetic are covered, with an emphasis on mathematical operations found commonly in manufacturing trades. 1.6 CEU T, August 26 – October 14 5 – 7 pm $220, 8 sessions, #9190 T, October 21 – December 23 5 – 7 pm $220, 8 sessions, #9191 Brooklyn Park, Wiblishauser

Technical Math Prep II*

Review of Technical Math I, and an introduction to prealgebra. Emphasis is on analysis and solution of application problems to deepen understanding and build technical math skills. 1.6 CEU W, August 27 – October 22 5 – 7 pm $220, 8 sessions, #9192 W, October 29 – December 24 5 – 7 pm $220, 8 sessions, #9193 Brooklyn Park, Wiblishauser

Technical Math Prep III*

Builds on concepts and skills from Technical Math II, and introduces geometry fundamentals and problem-solving skills. Includes using the calculator proficiently. 1.6 CEU R, October 23 - December 18 5 – 7 pm Brooklyn Park, Wiblishauser $220, 8 sessions, #9194

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This certificate will provide the participant with the entry-level skills and knowledge to perform as a gas metal arc welder (GMAW). There are many employment opportunities available in the following areas: construction, machinery manufacturing, sheet metal industry, and custom job shop. Obtain entry level employment by taking the courses that lead to this occupational certificate. Taking additional courses will provide you with the opportunity for job advancement as a welder. 44.8 CEU MTWRF, October 6 – March 10 8 am – Noon Brooklyn Park, Hensiak $3,710, #9168 Financial Assistance available. Contact Rich Kelly at 763.488.2728 or rich.kelly@hennepintech.edu

Technical Math Prep Series

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HTC Opens Doors of Virtual Manufacturing Labs By Matt Leaf, Director of MAAC Program

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HTC Opens Doors of Virtual Manufacturing Labs

In the Fall of 2012, Hennepin Technical College’s Customized Training Service (CTS) received a $2.9 million U.S. Department of Labor grant to fund the creation of the Manufacturing Assessment and Advancement Center (MAAC). hennepintech.edu/maac Virtual Manufacturing Labs (vLabs) are being developed by MAAC in various locations throughout the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota. These labs feature hands-on simulators for various industries including: CNC Machining, Welding, and Automated Controls. Also included in the labs are 3D Printers, Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software, and online curriculum.

Matt Leaf, Director of MAAC noted, “Local manufacturers indicated that their biggest challenge was hiring a talented workforce and overcoming the skills gap. One way the vLabs will help shrink this gap is by making technical education more accessible and flexible. The crucial funding provided by the U.S. Department of Labor has greatly improved our ability to deliver this innovative educational model.” In April 2014, HTC held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the vLAB at their Brooklyn Park Campus. By Fall 2014, two additional vLABs will be opened at both the Eden Prairie Campus of HTC at EMERGE’s Career & technology Center in North Minneapolis.

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Additional sites are also in the works at the Wright Technical Center in Buffalo, Minnesota and the Hennepin South Workforce Center in Bloomington, Minnesota. Besides the vLabs, MAAC is implementing a variety of innovative enrollment and support services to help students successfully achieve their higher education goals and, ultimately, start a new career or advance within their current one. For example, a Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) model is being developed that will assess students’ skills and award them college credit for learning acquired outside a college classroom. In addition, several of our on-campus classes are being converted to an online or blended format so that students can comfortably take courses on their own time. MAAC works to support a variety of people. Veterans returning from active duty are a large focus of this project. They have financial responsibilities and often need a degree to land a high paying job despite their specialized military training. MAAC can accommodate them by awarding college credit for applicable skills, as well as, connect them with HTC’s Veterans Resource Center to help them along the way. Those who have been granted Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) status or Dislocated Workers status are another focus of this

project. However, anyone who has an interest in the cuttingedge manufacturing sector can be served by the flexible, accessible curriculum and shortened time to earn an award based on CPL.

The MAAC program can help those who need to update their skills or attain new ones. Many options are available that lead to credentials, diplomas, or an Associate’s Degree and, ultimately, a new career in the expanding manufacturing field. This product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. The product was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership.

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Matt Leaf, Director of MAAC, at 952.995.1345 or matt.leaf@hennepintech.edu.

MAAC Assessment and Advancement Process

Initial HIRED Screening Process Veteran

Incumbent (Employed)

General Applicant

TAA Eligible

HTC Admissions Process • • • • •

Financial Aid Student Life Student Success Orientation Determine if prior learning and/or experience exists

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Refer for Additional Training Y

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MAAC Training

Prior Learning Assessment OJT (On the Job Training) Credentials, portfolio, written exam Hands-on Demonstration Instructor Interview

Award Credits

Exit Counseling Continue HTC Training in traditional program Apply MAAC Credits towards an Associates degree while starting or continuing your career

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Meet with counselor, HIRED, and/or MAAC Reps to discuss a plan for future (continuing degree, career pathway)

Enter Workforce

• Welding • Automated Controls • Machining

Earn Credentials Applicable industry credentials (i.e. NIMS, AWS, etc.)

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Hired, Adult Basic Education

This information can be made available in alternate formats by contacting Disability Services at 952-995-1544

This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/.

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Manufacturing IPC J-Std Certification: Soldering & Schematic Training

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Subjects covered in this course: Process Understanding & Problem Solving 5S, Visual Factory, Mistake Proofing Pull Systems Kaizen events This extensive Lean Enterprise Performance Measures / LEAN Accounting Certification course is designed for Standard work Set-up reduction professionals seeking to upgrade and enhance their knowledge while TPM - total productive maintenance expanding their leadership capacity Theory of Constraints inside the domain of Lean Thinking C&E Diagramming with NGT Quality - Lean/Sigma - DMAIC and Lean Facilitation. 4.5 CEU Team Dynamics Who Should Attend? Change Management & Communications Lean In and Out of the Organization – Manufacturing Personnel Office Lean and Supply Chain Service and Administration Personnel A3 Reports Quality and Continuous Improvement Staff Lean Leadership Individuals seeking to achieve higher Deployment & Sustainability Planning employment opportunities and position Management personnel at all levels See website for exam & certification details.

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Lean Enterprise Certification

NIMS Credentialing

National Institute of Metalworking Skills Credentialing: register to complete any of the offered credentials. Complete within 1 day. Start date is upon Registration. 0.2 CEU $75, Eden Prairie

To arrange a testing date and time, please contact Katherine Stanley at 952-995-1343.

Quality & Continuous Improvement NEW!

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NEW!

This course develops skill in soldering components to a printed circuit board and replacing defective components by Reduced desoldering, preparing the board and resoldering new tuition for components and learn to read and interpret schematics. Veterans and Safety concerns will be a major component of this course. groups of 3 Additionally, students will have the opportunity to take the or more. IPC J-Std Certification. 6.4 CEU No experience is necessary. The 64-hour program consists of schematic reading and hands-on soldering skill development. At the end of the program, you will have the opportunity to earn the IPC J-Std Certification. MWF, September 15 – October 24 5 – 9 pm Contact Katherine Stanley at Brooklyn Park, Ramanuj 952.995.1343 or katherine. $1,177, 16 sessions, #9169 stanley@hennepintech.edu

ASQ-Certified Quality Technician Exam Prep

This 20-hour course is designed for the quality inspection professional preparing to take the Certified Quality Technician (CQT) exam through the American Society of Quality (ASQ). Specific quality topics covered by the exam will be reviewed, along with the tips on what to expect when you sit for the exam. Sample questions will also help provide confidence to the student. 2.0 CEU R, September 4 – October 2, 5 – 9 pm Brooklyn Park, Staff, $395, 5 sessions, #9269

Internal Quality Process

Taught by a Registrar Accreditation Board (RAB), Certified-Lead Auditor, this two-day, 16-hour course teaches the skills and techniques necessary to become a fully competent internal quality auditor. It will take the participant through the quality audit process, explaining and demonstrating “best practices” for internal auditors. 1.6 CEU

WR, October 8 & 9 8 am – 5 pm $495, 2 sessions, #9266 WR, December 3 & 4 8 am – 5 pm $495, 2 sessions, #9267 Brooklyn Park, Hodges Contact Rich Kelly at 763.488.2728 or rich.kelly @hennepintech.edu

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Safety Meet The Instructor

Rigging Inspection & Signal Person

“I began working with HTC Safety Training at the beginning of 2014 to assist in the development of Park Construction’s growing fleet management program. HTC provided customized safety presentations for Park Construction’s safety seminars that meet our needs and helped improve our fleet management program. I am looking forward to working with HTC’s Industrial Safety Coordinators in the future for providing safety training for employees whom are involved in our fleet management program.” – Andrew Sikkila, Park Construction Company, On-Site Safety Manager

Download the current HTC Industrial Safety and OSHA Compliance course catalog online at: hennepintech.edu/customizedtraining/cts/38 hennepintech.edu/cts

“My HTC training came full circle” John recalls, “As a Fire Marshall I inspected sprinkler systems, and because of my HTC training, I could read and understand the diagrams, allowing me to better judge their safety capabilities.” Believing passionately that industrial safety training for businesses and employees is the best prevention for fires and accidents, John became an adjunct Industrial Safety Instructor at HTC. He now uses his in-depth fire and rescue knowledge to design industrial safety training solutions for businesses, companies and industry. “I visit a site, evaluate their needs and then design a safety training program specifically for them” John explains

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This course is designed for construction and industry personnel who are currently, or are training to be, responsible for the operation of cranes and hoists, the rigging of suspended loads and giving signals to crane operators or the development of a written lift plan. Topics covered include: inspection criteria for alloy chain, wire rope, and synthetic slings as well as rigging hardware. Performance requirements for the periodic inspection of slings and rigging hardware. Documentation requirements for rigging inspections.

Proper procedures for communicating with the crane operator through standardized voice and hand signals. 0.8 CEU M, September 8, 8 - 4 pm $180, 1 session, #9159 M, October 6, 8 - 4 pm $180, 1 session, #9160 M, November 3, 8 - 4 pm $180, 1 session, #9161 M, December 1, 8 - 4 pm $180, 1 session, #9162 Eden Prairie, Staff Contact Erik Gohl at 952.995.1346 or erik.gohl@hennepintech.edu

John Lindstrom had been involved with HTC in one capacity or another for most of his many careers. Graduating from HTC with a degree in Architectural Mechanical Drafting in 1976, John partially credits designing sprinkler systems as a draftsman, for piquing his interest in fire prevention and industrial safety. At 21, while working as a mechanical drafter, John signed on to be a volunteer firefighter in St. Louis Park, and discovered he liked it so much that he switched careers. After receiving his training from the HTC fire protection program he became a full-time firefighter in 1979, eventually becoming a Fire Investigator and Fire Marshall.

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New Mobile Safety Trailer Improves Hands-On Training

Customized Training Services offers consultation and real-world safety and compliance training in:

Photo by Laura Holicky, HTC Student

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If you haven’t seen it yet – you probably will, because it’s hard to miss. Customized Training Services has rolled out a new mobile safety trailer. The re-purposed 22-foot trailer replaces an earlier non-mobile unit which was not versatile enough to meet all the training demands for CTS clients and customers. “We had a trailer for confined space training, however we felt we needed a better tool for doing hands-on training for a number of different subjects like confined space, HazMat, trenching, and fire extinguisher ” said Erik Gohl, CTS Industry Safety Coordinator.

“Our training takes us offcampus, to an employer’s site, and we needed a tool that could better meet the training goals.” said John Lindstrom, Adjunct Instructor for CTS Industrial Safety Training, “In the past, we have been limited as to what we could do—because we could only use what the employer had on hand at their site. Now we can use the HTC safety trailer – and have maximum control over the training.” The new safety trailer, designed by Erik and John, became a reality when CTS purchased a trailer from a construction company with National PETE dollars. Configured for multiple uses, the trailer supports a wide

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variety of training such as Confined Space Entry & Rescue, Trenching, Fall Protection, HazMat Responder, Incident Command, Lockout/Tagout, Fire Extinguisher and Fire Brigade training. After the trailer was purchased, Erik looked to HTC faculty and students to bring his vision to life – “The HTC welding instructors helped with the deck, ladder and vertical confined space hatch.” beamed Erik, “and HTC auto body students painted the trailer from white to black”. For the safety trailer wrap, Erik worked closely with Laura Holicky, an HTC web design student, to create a memorable and impactful graphic design. “The trailer looks even better than I imagined “ Erik continued “not only does it increase our training options, but it’s also a 22-foot rolling billboard for HTC and Customized Safety Training.” Since it’s completion in May, the new safety trailer has been on the move and used for confined space training in Bismarck, Plymouth, and Detroit Lakes. In June it was used for Confined Space Training at the Minneapolis airport and City of Minneapolis. The new 22-foot HTC Safety Trailer is sure to get attention wherever it goes. Asked what did he think the first time he saw the finished trailer? Erik enthusiastically replies “Ka-Pow!”

Emergency Response Planning Fire Extinguishers HAZMAT Awareness, Operator, Technician, & Incident Command HAZMAT and HAZWOPER Refreshers 40 Hour HAZWOPER OSHA 10 and 30 hour Safety Programs Safety Inspection & Audits Workplace Ergonomics/Office Safety

Health Bloodborne Pathogens Environment Monitoring Lab Safety/Management of Hazardous Chemicals Emergency Eye Wash/Showers Personal Protective Equipment Respiratory Protection Respirator Fit Testing

Industry & Manufacturing Electrical Safety Lockout/Tagout Machine Guarding Occupational Noise Exposure

Specialty Aerial Work Platform Safety Chain Saw Safety Combustible Dust Confined Space Entry Fall Protection Forklift Operation/Safety Grounds Keeping Safety Qualified Signal Person Trenching and Excavation Safety

Contact Erik Gohl at 952.995.1346 or erik.gohl@ hennepintech.edu.

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MnSCU Colleges to Partner on Regional Safety Training “With the costs of development already paid for, it only makes sense to partner with other colleges to offer those specialties in areas that we cannot each individually cover, without incurring development costs over and over again on each campus.” – Erik Gohl, Industry Safety Instructor at HTC

TRANSPORTATION Commercial Vehicle Inspector Re-Certification 45 Construction Truck Operator Training (CTOT) 46 Motorcycle & Moped 47-48 Pilot Car 46 Taxi Cab 47

T = Tuesday W = Wednesday R = Thursday F = Friday S = Saturday N = Sunday

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are units of measurement of instruction. One CEU is equal to ten hours of instruction. CEUs are used for courses that stand alone and are not part of a diploma or degree program.

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“This partnership also shows a trust within the MnSCU CTS departments, which gives the Safety Training Council the confidence that we have the best programs out there and are willing to share our instructors and programs to benefit those clients we may not have had the opportunity to serve,” Erik continues, “We believe that by offering our developed training services and specialties in a broader manner to the communities throughout Minnesota, we are increasing safety training opportunities to the clients and communities we serve throughout Minnesota.”

For more information go to www.hennepintech.edu/stg Contact Erik Gohl at 952.995.1346 or erik.gohl@hennepintech.edu.

Commercial Vehicle MN Commercial Vehicle Inspector Re-Certification

Provides certified Minnesota Commercial Vehicle Inspectors with the required two year recertification training and test. Designed for those who perform required safety inspections of commercial vehicles. The instructor is certified by the Minnesota State Patrol. 0.7 CEU T, September 9, 8 am - 3 pm Brooklyn Park, Amundson $95, 1 session, #9147 T, September 23, 8 am - 3 pm Brooklyn Park, Amundson $95, 1 session, #9148 T, October 7, 8 am - 3 pm Brooklyn Park, Amundson $95, 1 session, #9149

T, October 21, 8 am - 3 pm Brooklyn Park, Amundson $95, 1 session, #9218 T, November 4, 8 am - 3 pm Brooklyn Park, Amundson $95, 1 session, #9219 T, November 18, 8 am - 3 pm Brooklyn Park, Amundson $95, 1 session, #9220 T, December 12, 8 am - 3 pm Brooklyn Park, Amundson $95, 1 session, #9221 T, December 16, 8 am - 3 pm Brooklyn Park, Amundson $95, 1 session, #9222 Contact Suzanne Ciebiera at 763.488.2724 or suzanne. ciebiera@hennepintech.edu

“Class was very good. Lot of interaction between instructor and students. The instructor was very informative.” – MN Commercial Vehicle Recertification, March 2014

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M = Monday

By partnering with other MnSCU campuses, the group plans to be the “go to” training council across the state, because they can offer any type of training to any company or client anywhere in the state. Further, the new collaboration supports the MnSCU Strategic Framework Goals, put forth by MnSCU Chancellor Steven Rosenstone. The partnership effectively addresses one of the top goals of the MnSCU Strategic Framework , to “be the partner of choice to meet Minnesota’s workforce and community needs.”

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Construction Truck Operator Training Driving with a Plan

New Rules for 2015 – Are You Ready? This class will cover the most recent rule changes and new requirements. Topics include: commercial vehicle registration, changes in medical card and CDL requirements, texting and cell phone use, and more.

Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA)

The purpose of this course is to review how CSA works and how it affects not only industry, but drivers of vehicles weighing 10,000 pounds or more. It includes detailed explanation of qualification files and in depth training about log books.

This two-hour class is recommended for the CDL and small fleet driver. The class is fast-paced and uses video footage from police, commercial vehicle, and traffic cameras to reinforce how to drive with a plan. Topics include lessons learned from crashes involving commercial vehicles with regards to changes in technology and traffic control systems, night time driving, severe weather driving, target fixation, and more. Criminal, civil, and administrative repercussions that may result from commercial vehicle crashes are discussed during this class.

Driving with a Plan II

This two hour class is for all drivers, dispatch, and safety personnel who have been through Driving With a Plan in previous years. Some of the topics covered include texting and cell phone use, aggressive driving and road rage, target fixation and tunneling, and disciplined attention (how to improve driving skills with our eyes).

Hazardous Material Transportation (HazMat Training)

The course offers training in the transportation of hazardous materials as it relates to commercial vehicle operation. It features updated Minnesota and Federal laws regarding the safe transportation of hazardous materials. It will cover USDOT HazMat communications standards, cargo tank and other packaging standards, loading and unloading requirements, hazardous materials load securement and background checks for HazMat endorsed drivers.

Roadside Inspection

The purpose of this course is to review a roadside inspection of vehicles weighing 10,000 pounds or more. It addresses all aspects of an inspection, including classroom and hands on exercises. Contact Erik Gohl at 952.995.1346 or erik.gohl@hennepintech.edu

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Pilot/Escort Driver Certification

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Over 1,100 professionals engaged in the activity of escorting large loads have already taken this course to obtain the Minnesota state required pilot/escort driver certification this class provides upon its successful completion. The course consists of eight-hours of instruction on the state law and rules governing pilot/escort activities, provides training on pilot/escorting best practices, and finishes with an exam attendees are required to pass in order to obtain their state certification. Hennepin Technical College is one of only two training organizations authorized by the Minnesota State Patrol to provide this certification instruction.

All students are required to bring a recent certified driving record – no more than 30 days old. Requests can be made at: dps.mn.gov/divisions/dvs/ forms-documents/Documents/ RecordRequestForm.pdf.

“It was well presented in a way that held the classes attention.”

– January 2014

“The instructors had working world knowledge and experience. Participation was included... fun learning experience.”

– August 2013

Locations: Brooklyn Park Campus or on location

Dates: First Monday, every month Cost: $180, 1 session CEUs: 8 Contact Hours, 0.8 CEUs Website:

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Visit http://hennepintech.augusoft. net and click on “Courses” and then click on “Pilot Car Certification” Classes are available in both open enrollment and contract options for businesses and organizations. Contact Erik Gohl at 952.995.1346 or erik.gohl@ hennepintech.edu.

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Taxi Cab Courtesy Cab Training

A training class for individuals who wish to obtain a license to operate a taxi at the Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport, (licensed issued by the Metropolitan Airports Commission - MAC) the City of Minneapolis (license issued by city) and the City of St. Paul (license issued by city). Course provides information on taxicab operation and ordinances from MAC, Minneapolis, and St. Paul. Students will learn safe driving techniques, geography, map reading, and professional behavior. Some homework is required between class sessions and attendance is mandatory at all sessions for successful completion of the course. 2.1 CEU $150, 6 sessions

Visit http://hennepintech.augusoft.net and click on “courses” and then click on “Taxi Cab” for class dates and times.

“Mike is a fun and an experienced teacher ” “I liked all the class participation and examples Mike gave from his cab driving experience.” “The instructor was organized and professional. He treated students equal.” “I gained more knowledge and information about the taxi business and taxi driving.” – Courtesy Cab, January 2013

Hennepin Technical College has been a proud partner with the Metropolitan Airport Commission and the cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul to provide 25 years of Taxi driver training for the Twin Cities. Our Courtesy Cab class is required for anyone seeking a taxi license for the Airport, Minneapolis or St. Paul. We have trained over 14,000 drivers during this time. We work with our partners to keep drivers up-to-date with rules and laws of the taxi ordinances, changing geography, events and trends in the local transportation industry. We train drivers to work professionally with passengers with different needs, backgrounds and styles of communication. We also inform them on how to keep their passengers and themselves safe.

Moped Motorcycle Safety Moped

To ride safely, moped riders need the same mental strategies a motorcyclist needs. This course is a benefit to anyone who wants to ride on two wheels. 0.45 CEU $35, 1 session

Motorcycle

Visit http://hennepintech.augusoft. edu and click on “courses” and then click on “Motorcycle” for class dates and times. Contact Peggy Anderson at 763.657.3705 or peggy. anderson@hennepintech.edu about Moped & Motorcycle courses.

Motorcycle Safety Basic Rider Course (BRC)

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holes, sturdy footwear that covers the ankles, and a D.O.T. approved helmet, Parent/guardian signature is required for participants under 18 years of age. NOTE - If you are 18 or older you must have your motorcycle permit before attending class. Riders who have already failed a state and/or MMSC skill test twice are not eligible for the State Skill Test Waiver. All subsequent skill tests for a motorcycle endorsement must be taken at a DVS exam station. 1.45 CEU $160, 3 sessions

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The Basic Rider Course is designed with the beginner in mind, but is a challenge even to experienced riders. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) supplies our curriculum and materials and our instructors are MSF-certified. The course includes The course includes both classroom and 10 hours of practice riding. We also provide the motorcycle, free of charge! Riders 18 and older can earn their motorcycle license by successfully completing the course. You must bring the required protective gear for on the range skills including: Eye protection, long-sleeved shirt/jacket, full-fingered gloves, long pants with no tears or

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Motorcycle

Training That Works

At Work Our motorcycle and moped courses can be customized for larger groups and delivered at our location or yours. For more information please contact Peggy Anderson at 763.657.3705 or peggy.anderson @hennepintech.edu

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Civilian Police Motorcycle Course (CPMC)

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The Civilian Police Motorcycle Course (CPMC) is an advanced, 8-hour course for experienced riders. The course uses the same techniques designed to train and keep police motor officers safe, day after day, in any weather and traffic situation. The course will develop coordinated finemuscle control, balance, skill, and confidence, particularly in the areas of low-speed clutch, throttle and brake control with proper head, eye, and body position. Students learn to master tight and locked turns in confined spaces, as well as slow and 30 mph offset weaves, the intersection (iron cross), 40 mph brake-and-escape, J-turn, and formation riding. Riders must have at least 3 years or 12,000 miles of riding experience to take this course. 0.8 CEU $75, 1 session

Civilian Police Motorcycle Course Level 2 (CPMC2)

Whether they’ve been riding for one year or twenty, riders need to keep learning. That’s where the Civilian Police Motorcycle Course Level 2 comes in. Riders hone their mental strategies to a razor-sharp edge in the classroom, and practice advanced motorcycle handling skills on their own bikes. Certified instructors draw from student knowledge and experience to coach riders to success. 0.5 CEU $50, 1 session

Campus Store HTC has a newly remodeled Bookstore on each campus. You don’t need to be a student to shop in our HTC Campus Store. For the convenience of all members of the college and visitors, a variety of items including snacks, beverages, apparel, home office items, seasonal and graduation gift items, cards, stamps, and other great products are carried in the Campus Store.

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Visit http://hennepintech.augusoft. edu and click on “courses” and then click on “Motorcycle” for class dates and times.

“Awesome class.” “I had very good teachers.”

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Please contact Peggy Anderson at 763.657.3705 or peggy.anderson@ hennepintech.edu for more information about Moped and Motorcycle courses.

Mon – Thurs 7:30 am – 6:00 pm Friday 7:30 am – 3:00 pm Email: bookstore@hennepintech.edu 763-488-2665 www.bookstore.hennepintech.edu

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