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welcome Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing. ~ Barry Finlay

Welcome back to Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Pennsylvania Highlands, where you’ll find a wide selection of programs, courses, and workshops designed to help you build a better future and balance your busy lifestyle. We offer day and evening programs as well as a wide range of online courses, making it easier than ever to develop new skills and interests without disrupting your home, work, or family commitments.

These courses provide lifelong learning opportunities and personal enrichment for students of all ages. Our offerings include noncredit courses and career training programs as well as customized workforce training for area businesses. Whether you want to learn a new skill

or discover a new hobby, advance in your current career or train for a new career, the classes and programs offered in this brochure will help you achieve your goals.

We invite you to explore our courses and join us this fall as you begin the climb toward reaching your potential! Valerie Wojcik Sincerely,

Valerie Wojcik Continuing Education Manager

table of contents WELCOME PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Arts & Crafts Computers Dance Food General Interest Kids’ College Language & Culture Pet Care CAREER TRAINING ONLINE CAREER TRAINING ONLINE COURSES Business Computer Applications Health Care Information Technology Languages Personal Development WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING FINANCING OPTIONS REGISTRATION INFORMATION REGISTRATION FORM

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personal enrichment ARTS & CRAFTS

COMPUTERS

Explore the basic elements of bookbinding, including design and construction of the traditional book. Techniques and tools, including various stitches, presses, and hand tools will be discussed, as well as an overview of the history of bookbinding from medieval times to the present. You will learn to make a simple binding and will take home the finished product. Tuition includes materials.

Get the most from your QuickBooks software! This interactive course provides you with the skills to use the software properly and manage your customers, vendors, and employee accounting needs. Tuition includes student guide. Thurs., 8/31-9/21, 6-9pm, Richland, $199, CED 596

Introduction to Bookbinding

Wed., 9/27-11/1, 6:30-7:30pm, Richland, $59, ZAC 060

*NEW* Metal Jewelry Stamping

Learn the basics of stamping metal to create personalized jewelry and accessories in this hands-on workshop. All necessary materials, equipment, and instruction will be provided. The projects and techniques taught will be different each class.

Wed., 9/13, 6:30-8:30pm, Richland, $35, ZAC 063.01 Wed., 10/11, 6:30-8:30pm, Richland, $35, ZAC 063.02

*NEW* Jewelry Making

Our talented instructor will guide you through the process of designing and creating your own custommade jewelry from the basics to more advanced techniques. Tools and materials are included in the tuition fee. The projects and techniques taught will be different each class.

Wed., 11/8, 6:30-8:30pm, Richland, $35, ZAC 056.01 Wed., 12/6, 6:30-8:30pm, Richland, $35, ZAC 056.02

Painting Party

Follow along with a talented artist, have fun, relax, and take home a “masterpiece” of your own! You are welcome to bring your own snacks and non-alcoholic drinks. No experience or artistic ability is necessary. Appropriate for ages 13 and up. Wed., 9/13, 6:30-8:30pm, Richland, $29, ZAC 062.01 Wed., 10/11, 6:30-8:30pm, Richland, $29, ZAC 062.02 Wed., 11/8, 6:30-8:30pm, Richland, $29, ZAC 062.03 Wed., 12/13, 6:30-8:30pm, Richland, $29, ZAC 062.04

Be introduced to personal computers by learning basic terminology of computer hardware, how to navigate Windows 10, and use various software programs on the computer. You’ll see how the PC can be an incredibly powerful and flexible tool. Tues., 9/12-9/19, 5:45-8:45pm, Blair, $69, CED 017

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Intermediate QuickBooks

Move beyond data entry and transactions by exploring how to use advanced features of the program along with powerful reporting tools. Learn shortcuts and methods to automate your work. Processing employee payroll and taxes will also be reviewed. Tuition includes student guide. Thurs., 11/2-11/30*, 6-9pm, Richland, $199, CED 599 *No class 11/23

*NEW* QuickBooks Series

Bundle and save by registering for both QuickBooks courses. Tuition includes student guide. Thurs., 8/31-9/21 AND 11/2-11/30 (no class 11/23), 6-9pm, Richland, $299, CED 648

iPads for the New User

Did you recently get a new iPad? Learn to use the basic functions, how to sync your iPad with other devices, and more. Please bring your own iPad. Tues., 11/7, 5:30-7:30pm, Ebensburg, $25, ZCO 019

iPads: Beyond the Basics

Move beyond the basics and discover the power that lies within your iPad! Apps, editing, and many more useful tips and tricks will be covered! Please bring your own iPad. Tues., 11/14, 5:30-7:30pm, Ebensburg, $25, ZCO 021

*NEW* Microsoft Excel 2016, Level I

Gain the necessary skills to create, edit, format, and print basic Microsoft Office Excel 2016 worksheets. Wed., 10/4-10/25, 6-9pm, Somerset, $89, CED 651

*NEW* Microsoft Office 2016, Level I

COMPUTERS

Basic Computers - Windows 10

Introduction to QuickBooks

Be introduced to Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint. In this interactive course, you will learn the basic skills of each program and the fundamentals needed to create and modify documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Tuition includes learning guides for each program.

Thurs., 10/5-10/26, 6-9pm, Richland, $149, CED 645.01 Tues., 10/3-10/24, 5:45-8:45pm, Blair, $149, CED 645.02

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PERSONAL ENRICHMENT DANCE

FOOD

These two Country dances mirror the American patterns and style for both Swing Dances; however, more advanced patterns take on a different look compared to American style. Couples will learn patterns and lead and follow techniques. Thurs., 10/12-11/9, 7-8pm, Richland, $67 per couple, ZDA 038

Holidays are the perfect time for cookies! In this “bake and take” class you’ll make 6 different types of cookies, beginning with basic chocolate chip and progressing to more advanced cookies such as lady locks. Along with tips and tricks for foolproof cookie baking, each student will take home a tray of freshly baked cookies. Join us for an evening of fun and get a head start on your holiday baking! Early registration is highly recommended; seating is limited. Mon., 12/4, 6-9pm, Richland, $39, ZFS 059

*NEW* Country: East Coast & West Coast Swing

*NEW* Country: Two Step & Waltz

Country music, sometimes referred to as Country/Western Music has been an iconic sound in American music. Country Two Step and Waltz are danced both competitively and socially. Both dances move around the floor counter clockwise. Couples will learn patterns, lead and follow techniques, and how to maneuver around the floor. Thurs., 9/7-10/5, 7-8pm, Richland, $67 per couple, ZDA 039

Dancing with a Partner, Beginner

Designed for couples, this course emphasizes how to move with each other on the dance floor, providing basic patterns and an introduction to the most popular types of dances. Learn lead and follow techniques and what to listen for to determine which dance type goes with the music. The pace of learning moves along, but review is done regarding the previous material learned. Thurs., 9/7-10/5, 6-7pm, Richland, $67 per couple, ZDA 001

Dancing with a Partner, Level II

Prerequisite: Dancing with a Partner, Beginner or Pre-Bronze American Style Smooth Dancing. Thurs., 10/12-11/9, 6-7pm, Richland, $67 per couple, ZDA 005

Swing and Jitterbug, Beginner

Whether it’s the music from the big bands, the oldies, or current top forties, many songs are written for swing or jitterbug. Learn basic patterns, lead and follow techniques, and how to recognize which music is for swing or jitterbug dancing. Thurs., 9/7-10/5, 8-9pm, Richland, $67 per couple, ZDA 026

Swing & Jitterbug, Level II

Prerequisite: Swing & Jitterbug, Beginner. Thurs., 10/12-11/9, 8-9pm, Richland, $67 per couple, ZDA 028

Holiday Cookies

Nut Rolls

Bring your apron and rolling pin and join instructor Allegra Slick as you learn how to make this traditional sweet bread pastry. The cost of supplies and ingredients is included in the tuition. Early registration is highly recommended; seating is limited. Mon., 11/27, 6-9pm, Richland, $39, ZFS 052

One-Day ServSafe® Certification

This course meets PA licensure guidelines. You must sign an affidavit the day of the course stating that you have completed 7.5 hours of self-study. A textbook is required. A valid photo ID is needed for the exam. Registration is necessary 2 weeks prior to the course. *Non-English exams MUST be requested at registration.

Mon., 9/25, 8:30am-4:30pm, Richland, $90, CED 135.01 Mon., 11/6, 8:30am-4:30pm, Somerset, $90, CED 135.02 Mon., 12/18, 8:30am-4:30pm, Blair, $90, CED 135.03

Required textbook: ServSafe® Manager with Answer Sheet (7th Edition), ISBN: 9780134812335

*NEW* Spanish Cuisine: Paella

Have fun while learning to prepare an authentic paella traditional to Spain. You’ll also learn about the history of paella and its cultural significance. The cost of supplies and ingredients is included in the tuition. Early registration is highly recommended; seating is limited. Tues., 11/7, 6-8pm, Richland, $39, ZFS 060

*NEW* Wholesome Eating

You are what you eat! If that thought has you secondguessing your dinner plans, register for this new class today! Join instructor Wendy Schwab and learn nutrition terminology (organic, grass-fed, whole, etc.) and different diets (gluten-free, paleo, vegan). You’ll also learn about preparing wholesome foods and have the opportunity to sample nutritious recipes. Mon., 10/2-10/23, 6-8pm, Richland, $45, ZFS 061

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personal enrichment GENERAL INTEREST

KIDS’ COLLEGE

Take your understanding of photography to the next level. This course will emphasize exposure, composition, and workflow management. You will learn the tools that not only make you a better photographer, but to also help you keep advancing your skills. Please bring your camera and user’s manual to class. Thurs., 10/5-11/9, 6-8pm, Blair, $79, ZGI 065

Safe Sitter® prepares young teens (grades 6-8) to be safe in unsupervised settings, whether home alone, sibling sitting or babysitting. This course covers the following areas: safety skills, child care skills, first aid & rescue skills, and life & business skills. This course is instructor-led and interactive, with hands-on demonstrations and skills practice using soft-bodied dolls and medical manikins. Sat., 11/4, 8:30am-3:30pm, Richland, $69, ZKC 017

*NEW* Advancing Photography

Dealing with Difficult People

Acquire techniques for dealing with difficult people in the workplace and at home. Learn specific strategies for getting adversaries to cooperate, bullies to back off, wallflowers to open up, and chronic complainers to quiet down. Learn patterns of difficult behavior, top three difficult behaviors and sub-behaviors, coping mechanisms, and communication skills you need to de-stress your difficult relationships on the job and off. Thurs., 9/28, 5:30-7:30pm, Ebensburg, $39, CED 562

Introduction to Voiceovers

Explore the fun, rewarding possibilities of the voiceover industry! Learn about different types of voiceovers and the tools you’ll need to find success. Your instructor, a professional voice actor from Voices For All, will take notes as you read a real script in this one-on-one video chat setting, and offer some coaching to improve your delivery. You’ll receive a professional voiceover evaluation later. This is a onetime, 90-minute, introductory class. Learn more at www.voicesforall.com/ooo. You must be 18 or older. $39 Call 814.262.3815 to register & schedule a session.

*NEW* Supervision for a New Century

Are you a manager, supervisor, or do you plan to become one? Join us for a one-day workshop where you’ll explore supervisory tools for a new age. Topics will include the pitfalls of power, common mistakes of managers, discipline with integrity, communicating effectively, stress management, and more. Thurs., 10/12, 8am-5pm, Somerset, $99, CED 649

Stress Management

How well do you handle the stress in your life? Explore the definitions, triggers, physiological effects, varying intensities, and progressive stages of stress and its impact on us. You’ll come away with the knowledge you need to effectively manage your own stress. Thurs., 10/26, 5:30-7:30pm, Ebensburg, $39, CED 002

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Safe Sitter® Babysitting Certification

LANGUAGE & CULTURE *NEW* Deaf Culture

Gain an understanding of the central concepts of American Deaf culture and its community. You’ll learn to identify similarities and differences of hearing culture and Deaf culture. You’ll also be able to use cultural information to promote further learning of Deaf culture and American Sign Language. Mon., 9/25-10/30, 6-8pm, Richland, $75, ZLC 015

American Sign Language, Level I

Be introduced to American Sign Language! This course focuses on conversation in signs, basic grammar, and cultural aspects of the deaf community. You will be able to describe and discuss everyday matters and situations in a culturally appropriate manner using your growing sign vocabulary, more complex grammatical principles, and communicative strategies that assist in being understood by the deaf listener. Mon., 11/6-12/11, 6-8pm, Richland, $75, ZLC 001

*NEW* Exploring German Language & Culture

Learn the basics of the German language and explore the country’s food and culture. You’ll also learn alphabet differences and pronunciations, useful phrases, grammar basics, and more. Wed., 10/11-11/15, 6-8pm, Richland, $75, ZLC 014

*NEW* Exploring Spanish Language & Culture

Acquire the ability to hold a basic conversation in Spanish, ask for directions, and learn phrases relative to traveling in a Hispanic country. You will learn the differences between Hispanic nations and be able to appreciate the culture no matter where you go. Tues., 9/19-10/24, 6-8pm, Richland, $75, ZLC 012

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PERSONAL ENRICHMENT PET CARE

Canine Massage Workshop

Whether your dog is older and starting to slow down or an active youngster, all dogs can benefit from massage to relax strained muscles, ease the discomfort of arthritis, and provide a bonding experience between dog and owner. Live dogs will be provided to practice on. Please leave your dogs at home, but bring your questions and enthusiasm to learn! Early registration is highly recommended; seating is limited. Thurs., 9/14, 6-9pm, Richland, $29, ZPE 008

Exploring Animal Behavior

This class focuses on the normal and sometimes quirky behaviors of dogs and cats, and abnormal behaviors that require professional intervention. Explore what is normal and abnormal behavior for your pet. Topics covered include the dominance myth, puppy and kitten housetraining, pets and children, socialization, dog-to-dog relations, positive-reinforcement training, fear and aggression, pet aging, euthanasia, and more. Please NO pets! Thurs., 10/19-11/9, 6-8:15pm, Richland, $69, ZPE 007

Pet First Aid/CPR

Knowing the lifesaving skills and techniques of pet first aid is a very important part of being a caring pet owner or caretaker. You will learn restraining an ill or injured pet, pet CPR, rescue breathing, the ABC’s of pet first aid, choking management, bleeding protocols, poisoning, pet wellness assessment, and more! Please NO pets! Thurs., 9/28-10/5, 6-8pm, Richland, $40, ZPE 004

Veterinary assistant information session Thursday, 12/7, 6pm, richland campus

Learn about our program taught by retired Veterinarian, Dr. Regina Allen. Program objectives, clinical hours, payment options, and the spring schedule will be discussed.

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career training Dental Assistant

Prepare yourself for entry-level positions in one of the fastest growing healthcare fields. Become familiar with all areas of pre-clinical dental assisting and obtain training in the professional skills required to function as an assistant in the dental practice. Administrative aspects include the history of dentistry and dental assisting, introduction to the dental office, the legal aspects of dentistry, policies and guidelines. Clinical aspects include introduction to oral anatomy, dental operatory, dental equipment, introduction to tooth structure, primary and permanent teeth, the oral cavity and related structures, proper patient positioning, dental hand-pieces, sterilization and other areas. In addition to entry-level jobs, this course is ideal if you are interested in pursuing a formal Dental Hygienist program. This course is designed to prepare you for the DANB Radiology Health and Safety Exam. Tues/Thurs., 9/26-12/7*, 5:30-9pm, Richland, $1,299, CED 116 *No class 11/21 & 11/23 *This program is eligible for a 5-month payment plan and continuing education loans are available to those who qualify.*

EKG Technician

EKG Technicians are responsible for performing electrocardiogram tests in order to monitor and record electrical impulses transmitted by the heart. These tests include basic EKGs, Halter Monitoring (portable EKG which records activity for 24-48 hrs.), 12lead placement and stress tests (treadmill). They assist a physician in diagnosing and treating cardiac and blood vessel irregularities. This program prepares you to function as an EKG Technician and to take the ASPT – Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician exam. This course will include important practice and background information on anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography, and stress testing. Additionally, you will practice with EKG equipment and perform hands-on labs including introduction to the function and proper use of the EKG machine, the normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement, 12-lead placement and other clinical practices. Tues/Thurs., 9/12-11/16, 6-8:30pm, Richland, $999, CED 114 *This program is eligible for a 4-month payment plan and continuing education loans are available to those who qualify.*

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Personal Trainer Certification

Whether for a career move or for personal knowledge, get all the information you need to become a Certified Personal Trainer. Receive indepth instruction and hands-on experience from a veteran instructor to master the career skills to be a successful trainer. This hybrid course consists of 15 hours of mentored, online, self-paced lessons and 15 hours of hands-on practical training labs with roleplaying drills on exercises, presentation skills, etc. to professionally master the position. Sat., 10/7-11/18*, 1-4pm, Richland, $749, CED 546 *No class 11/11 *This program is eligible for a 3-month payment plan and continuing education loans are available to those who qualify.* Required Textbook: Fitness Professional's Handbook 7th Edition with Web Resource, ISBN: 9781492523376

Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy I provides 80 hours of in-class lecture and hands-on student laboratory. Topics include universal precautions and safety, special collection procedures, handling and processing of specimens, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and communication skills. Learn manual skills to perform venipuncture and skin puncture techniques along with didactic training to assure quality specimens. Class size is limited to 12 students. Phlebotomy II encompasses 100 clinical hours at a local hospital. Clinical hours may encompass varied shifts. You must successfully complete Phlebotomy I and II to qualify for the national certification exam. Hospitals require the following, which is not covered in the cost: scrubs, malpractice insurance, PA criminal background check, FBI background check, child abuse clearance, urine drug screen, CPR certification, Hepatitis B vaccination, and health clearances. Phlebotomy I: Mon/Wed., 9/11-11/15, 5-9pm, Richland, CED 180.01 Phlebotomy II: 11/20/17-1/29/18, Hospital, CED 181.01

$1,558

Phlebotomy I:

Mon/Wed., 9/11-11/15, 10am-2pm, Somerset, CED180.02 Phlebotomy II: 11/20/17-1/29/18, Hospital, CED 181.02

$1,558

Required Textbook: Phlebotomy Essentials 6th Edition, ISBN: 9781451194524 *This program is eligible for a 5-month payment plan and continuing education loans are available to those who qualify.*

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online CAREER training Activity Director (Healthcare Industry)

Explore the history of long term care. In addition, you will study industry regulations, communications, advocacy, ethics, service delivery, and volunteer management. This course focuses on developing caring and passionate professionals that are able to create, implement and evaluate resident centered activities that are part of the individualized care plan. $695 Register at careertraining.ed2go.com/pennhighcc *Payment plans and continuing education loans are available to those who qualify.*

Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist

Learn the ins and outs of electronic health records systems, along with the many benefits they offer medical practices. You'll get hands-on practice using real EHR software as you prepare to take the National Healthcareer Association's CEHRS certification exam. The cost of the CEHRS exam is included in your tuition. $1,795 Register at careertraining.ed2go.com/pennhighcc *Payment plans and continuing education loans are available to those who qualify.*

Certified Wedding Planner

Master the fundamentals of planning, orchestrating, and delivering stunning weddings and parties. From creating event concepts and planning ceremony details to handling vendor contracts, you'll learn the professional processes used to make a couple's dream wedding or any special event a success. This program allows you to earn your certification as a professional wedding planner and you can put your new skills to work in an optional internship. $1,595 Register at careertraining.ed2go.com/pennhighcc *Payment plans and continuing education loans are available to those who qualify.*

Computer Technician

Gain the skills you need to earn CompTIA A+ certification and start your career in the growing technology field; exam vouchers are included with the program. This program covers hardware and software, troubleshooting, repair, maintenance, operating systems, networking, security, operational procedures, and more. Choose real-world training designed by experienced industry experts that can have you career ready in as little as 3 months. $1,995 Register by calling 814.262.3815 *Payment plans and continuing education loans are available to those who qualify.*

Legal Secretary

Prepare for a career as a legal secretary in a law office, law firm, non-profit agency, or governmental agency. You'll learn how to manage the front end of a legal office, attend to accounting and QuickBooks details for attorneys, use legal terminology effectively, complete basic legal writing tasks, manage projects in legal offices, and communicate persuasively and effectively. $2,295 Register at careertraining.ed2go.com/pennhighcc *Payment plans and continuing education loans are available to those who qualify.*

Medical Coding & Billing with Applied PCS

This AHIMA-approved program prepares you for national certification and employment. You'll be prepared to work in physician practices and hospitals. Upon graduation, you’ll receive a voucher to sit for the CCA or CPC credential (your choice). In a recent survey, over 81% of respondents who had taken a certification exam after graduation reported passing the exam and earning their credential—which is 15 percentage points higher than the national average. $3,495 (ask about our current promotions) Register by calling 814.262.3815 *Payment plans and continuing education loans are available to those who qualify.*

Medical Transcription & Editing

The Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity has approved this program and certified that it prepares you for successful employment. You’ll also train as a specialized medical transcriptionist editor. Over 41 hours of real-life doctor dictations are included in the program. Upon graduation, you’ll receive a voucher to sit for the RHDS (Registered Healthcare Documentation Specialist) credential. $2,995 (ask about our current promotions) Register by calling 814.262.3815 *Payment plans and continuing education loans are available to those who qualify.*

Web Design Professional

Help organizations present their best images using a mix of modern technology and the proper design principles. Learn the technology, philosophy, and proper rules to bring web creativity to life. You will also gain practical skills in the art of planning and managing the development of a web project. $2,995 Register at careertraining.ed2go.com/pennhighcc *Payment plans and continuing education loans are available to those who qualify.*

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ONLINE COURSES - Business Accounting Fundamentals

Gain a marketable skill by learning the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, financial reporting, and more. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Achieving Top Search Engine Positions

Learn proven, step-by-step strategies to achieve higher positions with major search engines. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Business and Marketing Writing

Write great marketing copy to improve your company's image and your chances of getting hired or promoted. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Business Finance for Non-Finance Personnel

This course will help you understand business environments, financial statements, and strategy so you can make more profitable business and personal financial decisions. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Get Grants!

Learn how to develop successful, fundable grant proposals from experts in the field. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Introduction to Statistics

Improve your understanding of data and learn how to develop graphs and charts so you can use this information to make better decisions. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Leadership Suite

Leading a team requires a unique ability to manage teams, make decisions, and work with a variety of personalities. Learn these skills in the Leadership Suite. $349 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Mastery of Business Fundamentals

Acquire practical experience in strategic planning, management, and finance without enrolling in an MBA program. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

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Nonprofit Management & Grant Writing Suite

Learn everything you need to know to enter the world of non-profits and writing grant proposals. $349 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Project Management @ e-Speed

Learn to deal with the realities of managing projects at supersonic speeds despite truncated timelines, inadequate staffing, and skimpy budgets. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Purchasing Fundamentals

Improve your company's bottom line by mastering the fundamentals of purchasing. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Six Sigma: Total Quality Applications

Learn to apply the elements and methods of Six Sigma to achieve the highest possible quality. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring

Discover small business marketing strategies that can help you attract attention, woo your target audience, grow your customer base, and expand your profits all for little or no money. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Supply Chain Suite

Discover and master the fundamentals of purchasing and supply chain management with this group of classes. $261 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Understanding the Human Resources Function

Learn to handle basic human resource functions to ensure the best possible results. Employee rights, the hiring process, and the legal side of the human resource field are all covered. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Using Social Media in Business

Learn how to use the five most popular social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google+ to grow and promote your business. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

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ONLINE COURSES - Computer Applications Adobe Value Suite

Are you interested in dabbling in digital design and photo editing? This discounted group of courses teaches you the basics of Adobe's powerful image and graphic design software. $261 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Introduction to Adobe Acrobat X

Learn how to create PDF files and take advantage of the many time-saving features, communication options, and forms. See why Adobe Acrobat X has become the best-selling Adobe software of all time. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Introduction to Crystal Reports

Master the techniques the pros use to produce attractive, reader-friendly reports for any audience. You'll be able to produce anything from a quick meeting handout to an elaborate annual report. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Introduction to Dreamweaver CS6

Learn to create Web pages, layouts, and websites using CSS formatting options and other tools with Adobe's industry-standard Web design application. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Introduction to Microsoft Access

Learn to build, edit, and maintain a database, complete with tables, reports, forms, macros, and queries to give you fast access to all of your important information. Available in 2010, 2013, or 2016. $108 (2016 - $129) - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Intermediate Microsoft Access

Master advanced techniques for this powerful program, including importing Excel spreadsheets as tables, creating query calculations to crunch numbers, and using Visual Basic to automate common tasks. Available in 2010, 2013, or 2016. $108 (2016 - $129) - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Introduction to Microsoft Publisher

Learn how to design professional publications, including newsletters, fliers, and brochures. Available in 2010 or 2013. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint

Learn how to create exciting slide presentations that include multimedia, animation, sound, charts, and hyperlinks. Available in 2010, 2013, or 2016. $108 (2016 - $129) - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Introduction to Photoshop

Learn how to use the world's best graphics program to edit and process photos and create original images. You'll acquire the ability to use Photoshop with confidence. Available in CC, CS5, or CS6. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Intermediate Photoshop

Take your Photoshop skills to the next level by mastering layers, layer masks, Smart Objects, and other advanced features that allow you to re-edit images easily long after you create them. Available in CC, CS5, or CS6. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Introduction to Windows 10

Learn to use this powerful new operating system, including how to customize your desktop, manage files and folders, and navigate the Web with the new Microsoft Edge browser. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Microsoft Excel - Pivot Tables

Master all the features of Excel Pivot Tables, including little-known options and settings, layouts, calculated fields, multi-level subtotals, Pivot Charts, and Slicers. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Microsoft Office 2016 Value Suite

Learn to use the features of Microsoft Word 2016, Microsoft Excel 2016, and Microsoft PowerPoint 2016, three of the most fundamental software programs used in educational and professional settings. $324 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

QuickBooks 2017 Series

Learn to manage the financial aspects of your small business quickly and efficiently using QuickBooks 2017. This course will make you more confident and secure in accounting for your business. $199 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

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ONLINE COURSES - Health Care Certificate in Food, Nutrition, and Health

Introduction to Biology

Certificate in Infectious Diseases & Infection Control

Introduction to Natural Health and Healing

Gain a holistic overview of current food and nutrition issues and their impact on physical, social, emotional, and spiritual health. $99 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc This course offers insights into common infectious diseases and procedures for controlling their spread. $78 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Certificate in Pain Assessment & Management

This course provides an overview of the mechanisms of pain, the multidisciplinary methods of assessment, management, and treatment of pain, which include adults, children, and the elderly with cancer related and non-cancer related pain. $182 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Certificate in Violence Prevention & Awareness

This course offers important insights into the signs of violence that may be presented by patients in a healthcare setting. $78 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Explore a Career in Medical Coding

Learn how to use the CPT manual and the ICD-10-CM to find medical codes for any disease, condition, treatment, or surgical procedure. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Handling Medical Emergencies

Every second counts during a medical emergency. Learn how to respond if someone needs your help. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

HIPAA Compliance

Learn how to comply with the duties, rights, and responsibilities of HIPAA, ARRA, and HITECH. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Human Physiology Series

Understand the intricacies and inner workings of the human body in this two-part series. $174 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

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Learn how cells and DNA determine the structure and function of the human body and get a foundation for a career in the healthcare or medical professions. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc Learn how to promote wellness, balance, and health in all aspects of your daily life. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Legal Nurse Consulting

Begin a new career by helping attorneys understand and resolve medical cases and claims. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Medical Math

Master the math skills you need to succeed in the medical field. By the time you finish these lessons, you'll have a solid grounding in basic medical math, and you'll be ready to tackle any calculation confidently. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Medical Office Basics Suite

Learn medical terminology according to each body system, medical math skills needed to do anything from calculating dosages to using scientific formulas, how to comply with the duties, rights, and responsibilities of Administrative Simplification rules of HIPAA, and the basic tools you’ll need to bridge the communication gap with Spanish-speaking patients. $349 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Medical Terminology Series

Take a journey through the human body and learn medical terminology related to all 11 organ systems. You’ll not only increase your knowledge of medical terminology, but you’ll also broaden your understanding of human disease! $174 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Spanish for Medical Professionals

Learn medical Spanish quickly and easily, honing your basic conversational skills and mastering key healthcare words and phrases. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

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ONLINE COURSES - information technology C# Programming Series

Learn the fundamentals of computer programming with C#, the in-demand and incredibly useful programming language that incorporates the best features of Visual Basic, C++, and Java. $174 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Creating Mobile Apps with HTML5

Learn to use HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, and Web APIs to create cross-platform mobile apps and mashups. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Creating WordPress Websites

Discover how to easily create blogs and websites with the world's most popular Web publisher. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Intermediate WordPress Websites

Discover how to build dynamic websites without technical coding, using the world's most popular Web publishing platform. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Digital Marketing Suite

Learn how to develop an Internet marketing plan, use popular social media platforms, and achieve higher positions with major search engines. $261 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Introduction to Google Analytics

Learn how to track and generate traffic to your website, create reports, and analyze data with Google's free, state-of-the-art Web analytics tools. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Introduction to PC Security

A security expert teaches you the fundamentals of PC and network security. Explore the many vulnerabilities of operating systems, software, and networks. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Advanced PC Security

Use ethical hacking techniques to locate and close security holes in your own network. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Introduction to PC Troubleshooting

Learn to decipher and solve almost any problem with your PC. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Introduction to Programming

Master basic programming concepts and get handson practice in writing applications containing GUIs, sound, and graphics. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Responsive Web Design

Learn to build fully responsive websites optimized for mobile devices, smartphones, tablets, and desktop viewing environments. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

SQL Series

SQL is one of the most requested skills from today’s data-driven employers. Learn the coding language in these easy to follow courses. $174 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Understanding the Cloud

Learn everything you need to truly understand the cloud including how it works, what drives it, why it's popular, and how to make the cloud work for you. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Visual Basic Series

Learn how to write Windows applications and programs using the Visual Basic programming language. $174 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Web 2.0: Blogs, Wikis, and Podcasts

Learn how to create your very own blog and add a podcast too using the tools that you already have available on your computer. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Wireless Networking

An industry expert shows you how wireless networking works, as well as how to plan, deploy, and connect to wireless networks. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

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ONLINE COURSES - languages Beginning Conversational French

Discover how easy it can be to learn common words and phrases for both leisure and business. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Conversational Japanese

Whether you want to learn conversational Japanese for travel or just for fun, you'll find this course makes it easy and enjoyable for beginners to master the essentials of the Japanese language. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Discover Sign Language

Discover the fun of learning sign language and using your hands to communicate with the deaf. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Easy English 1

In this fun course, you’ll learn the basic English skills you need for real-life activities including shopping, jobhunting, and handling medical emergencies. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Enhancing Language Development in Childhood

Enrich the lives of your children by learning fun and natural ways to help them become proficient speakers and thinkers. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Grammar for ESL

This course will teach you the principles of grammar and structure you'll need to succeed. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Instant Italian

Learn Italian from the comfort of your home in this fun and enjoyable course. This course helps you build your skills, and prepares you for your next adventure in Italia. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Spanish for Food Service

This course is designed for restaurant managers, wait staff, cooks, and anyone working with Spanishspeaking employees and co-workers in the food service industry. In addition to basic greetings and general Spanish vocabulary, the course also covers hiring, training, job expectations, accidents and emergencies, menu terms, condiments, types of china and flatware, cleaning supplies, and more. $165 Register by calling 814.262.3815

Spanish for Law Enforcement

Master the fundamentals of the Spanish language by practicing basic conversational skills and learning essential Spanish terminology for law enforcement. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Spanish for Medical Professionals

Learn medical Spanish quickly and easily, honing your basic conversational skills and mastering key healthcare words and phrases. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Spanish for Medical Professionals II

Build on your foundation of Spanish for healthcare providers by learning medical terminology and phrases from a variety of medical fields as well as Spanish grammar. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Spanish in the Classroom

Learn the essential Spanish for teachers so you can communicate effectively with your Spanish-speaking students and parents. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Speed Spanish Series

Learn shortcuts to help you engage in conversational Spanish, as you build your language skills and develop fluency. This series of courses will allow you to master your ability to speak, understand, and read Spanish. $261 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

HAVE AN IDEA FOR A CLASS?

Design the class you’ve been looking for! Just find a few friends who’d like to learn with you and we’ll take care of the rest! Call 814.262.3815 and create your class today!

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ONLINE COURSES - Personal Development Genealogy Basics

Luscious, Low-Fat, Lightning-Quick Meals

Grammar Refresher

Mastering Your Digital SLR Camera

Learn where to look, who to contact, and how to use research tools to begin an exciting and fascinating exploration of your roots. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc Gain confidence in your ability to produce clean, grammatically correct work. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Helping Elderly Parents

Be prepared to handle the challenges you and your parents will face in the coming years, while learning to cherish the transition. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Introduction to Guitar

Master basic guitar skills and become the musician you've always wanted to be. You’ll build basic guitar skills step-by-step with the help of hands-on exercises, audio and video recordings, and detailed illustrations. $108 - Classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Introduction to Journaling

Discover how journaling can help you learn more about yourself, explore your dreams, values, and beliefs, improve your health, survive unwanted change, succeed in your career, and more. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Introduction to Screenwriting

Learn everything you need to know to write a great script, from structure, character creation, and dialogue, to marketing and selling your screenplay. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Keys to Successful Money Management

A certified financial planner shows you how most wealthy people build their fortunes. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Learn to Buy and Sell on eBay

Auction pros teach you how to earn extra income by buying and selling goods online. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Join a registered dietitian and discover how easy it can be to prepare meals that are both delicious and nutritious! $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc Take your photography to the next level with your digital SLR camera by learning how to master lenses, apertures, shutter speed, exposure settings, and more. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Merrill Ream Speed Reading

An acclaimed speed reading expert teaches you how to save yourself time by reading faster with better comprehension. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Personal Finance

Protect your assets and discover how best to achieve all your financial goals. Learn to create and use a budget, borrow and invest wisely, make intelligent decisions about insurance, and plan for your future. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Start Your Own Edible Garden

Learn how to grow delicious, nutritious fruit and vegetables in your own backyard. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Start a Pet Sitting Business

Discover how to translate your love of animals into a fun and profitable career. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Stock Trading Suite

Learn how to make wise investment decisions and discover valuable techniques that show you step-bystep how to research and value stocks. $261 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

Write and Publish Your Nonfiction Book

Become a professional author or advance your career by learning to write, edit, and publish nonfiction books of all types. $108 - classes begin monthly Register at www.ed2go.com/pennhighcc

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financing options LOANS

Private student loans are available for certain Career Training programs. Loans can be used to fund up to 100% of school certified education costs (a minimum of $1,000 is required).

A variety of loan products exist and students are encouraged to investigate options thoroughly. Pennsylvania Highlands Community College does not recommend lenders and does not maintain a preferred lender list. Additional and related information regarding private student loans as well as a comparison chart may be found at http://www.finaid.org/loans/privatestudentloans.phtml. Information on two available products:

Career Training Smart Option Student Loan offered by Sallie Mae, may be found at https://www.salliemae.com/student-loans/career-training-smart-option-student-loan or by calling 1.877.279.7172. Career & Community Colleges Loan offered by Wells Fargo, may be found at https://www.wellsfargo.com/student/community-college-loans or by calling 1.800.378.5526.

PAYMENT PLAN

Pennsylvania Highlands is pleased to offer a Payment Plan as an option to assist students and their families in reaching their educational goals.

The Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Payment Plan is the interest-free, debt-free way to spread tuition payments over a number of months. The Payment Plan is not a loan, so there are no interest payments, just a low enrollment fee. The Payment Plan allows you to break down your education expenses into easy-to-manage installments rather than one lump-sum payment. It’s simple and convenient. A down payment is due at registration, along with the $25 enrollment fee.

Early enrollment is strongly encouraged to take full advantage of our Payment Plan. The length and due dates of each plan varies depending on the program you enroll in. The following Career Training programs are eligible for the Payment Plan: • Dental Assisting (5-month payment plan) • EKG Technician (4-month payment plan • Medical Administrative Assistant (4-month payment plan) • Personal Trainer Certification (3-month payment plan) • Phlebotomy (5-month payment plan) • Online career training programs are also eligible for payment plans

Contact Continuing Education at 814.262.3815 or continuinged@pennhighlands.edu to learn more.

HELP WANTED

We are looking for qualified instructors to teach continuing education courses. Have an interesting idea? Contact us at 814.262.3815.

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REGISTRATION INFORMATION Course registrations for Continuing Education classes are accepted on an ongoing basis, but must be received prior to course start dates. Confirmation of course registration, including room location(s), will be mailed upon receipt of a completed registration form and payment. You will not be enrolled in a course until a completed registration form and payment are received. Acceptable methods of payment include: • Cash • Check • Credit Card (Visa or MasterCard) • Money Order • PayPal (see online registration instructions below)

A fee of $25 will be assessed for any check refused for insufficient funds.

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College reserves the right to add or delete courses, as well as change class times, locations, fees, or instructors at any time. The following is necessary to process all registrations: • Name • Address (email address also, if applicable) • Phone • County of Residence • DOB and Last 4 Digits of SSN • Course Code (i.e. ZCO 019) • Course Title & Cost • Payment

REFUND POLICY

Refunds are available for registered students under the following guidelines: • A 100% refund is awarded if the course must be cancelled. • Refund requests will be accepted up to 48 hours before the class begins.

ONLINE REGISTRATION • • • •

Visit www.pennhighlands.edu/continuing-education Click on Register Online listed on the left. Complete the registration form and submit payment. You may submit payment via PayPal or by using a credit/debit card.

Register & Pay Online today Register early to guarantee your seat in the class and help prevent the cancellation of popular classes.

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WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT & CONTINUING EDUCATION REGISTRATION FORM 101 COMMUNITY COLLEGE WAY JOHNSTOWN, PA 15904 WWW.PENNHIGHLANDS.EDU 814.262.3815 CONTINUINGED@PENNHIGHLANDS.EDU

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Fall 2017 Schedule Booklet - Continuing Education  

This edition includes courses from the College's Workforce Development & Continuing Education area, primarily focusing on community-based co...

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