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Individual Certificate Classes

 

CTEC Certificate Classes

Keyboarding Classes

Keyboarding
This 5-week, open-entry, self-paced course, is designed for beginners to learn proper fingering techniques and skills and for those wanting to improve their keyboarding speed/accuracy. This is a great course to prepare for employment, computer courses, or to meet the requirements for the Office Professional or Medical Assistant programs. Eligible for 1 transfer credit at Diablo Valley College (upon completion of all course requirements – see instructor). For this open-entry course, register online and start on the day that best meets your needs.  

  • 56101011    5:00-07:00pm     W    7/03-8/21     de Paula Wai     B-10, LVAC    $45
  • 56101012    9:30-11:30am     F     7/12-8/23      de Paula Wai     B-10, LVAC    $45
  • 56101013    1:00-03:00pm     F     7/12-8/23      de Paula Wai     B-10, LVAC    $45

Minimum of 4 additional lab hours per week required (times are flexible).

Bookkeeping and Accounting Classes

Accounting Basics – Summer Session
In this 5-week, open-entry, self-paced class, you will learn the basic principles of the accounting cycle, terminology, and how to read financial statements. Learn how to use journals and ledgers to record transactions into debits and credits, and prepare financial statements for service businesses organized as a proprietorship. Textbook: Accounting Basics: An Introduction for Non-Accounting Major; available to borrow in class, or purchase your own textbook online.

WEDNESDAY EVENING – Register and start any Wednesday

  • 56120011    6:00-9:00pm    W    7/3-8/21    de Paula Wai    B-10, LVAC    $119
  • Minimum of 4 additional lab hours per week required (times are flexible).


FRIDAY MORNINGS - Register and start any Friday morning

  • 56120012    8:30-11:30am    F    7/12-8/23    de Paula Wai    B-10, LVAC    $119
  • Minimum of 4 additional lab hours per week required (times are flexible).


FRIDAY AFTERNOONS - Register and start any Friday afternoon

  • 56120013    12:00noon-3:00pm    F    7/12-8/23    de Paula Wai    B-10, LVAC    $119
  • Minimum of 4 additional lab hours per week required (times are flexible).

Introduction to Payroll – Summer Session
Don’t know where to begin? Start here! In this 5-week, open-entry, self-paced class, learn to balance theory and practical skills. Walk through the process of completing forms and performing the calculations necessary to process payroll. Students will master concepts and apply what they have learned by working through a progression of exercises. Case studies replicate real-world situations, giving students the experience they need to be successful in today’s workplace. No textbook required but students must bring a flash drive - 4gb minimum.

WEDNESDAY EVENING – Register and start any Wednesday

  • 56127011    6:00-9:00pm    W    7/3-8/21    de Paula Wai    B-10, LVAC    $119
  • Minimum of 4 additional lab hours per week required (times are flexible).

FRIDAY MORNINGS - Register and start any Friday morning

  • 56127012    8:30-11:30am    F    7/12-8/23    de Paula Wai    B-10, LVAC    $119
  • Minimum of 4 additional lab hours per week required (times are flexible).

FRIDAY AFTERNOONS - Register and start any Friday afternoon

  • 56127013    12:00noon-3:00pm    F    7/12-8/23    de Paula Wai    B-10, LVAC    $119
  • Minimum of 4 additional lab hours per week required (times are flexible).

Introduction to QuickBooks – Summer Session
Start learning today! This 5-week, open-entry, self-paced, class will cover very basic accounting principles and QuickBooks skills. Students will be given realistic company examples, such as a service and merchandise company, to practice setting up customers and vendors in QuickBooks. No textbook required. Students must bring a flash drive -4gb minimum.

WEDNESDAY EVENING – Register and start any Wednesday

  • 56134011    6:00-9:00pm    W    7/3-8/21    de Paula Wai    B-10, LVAC    $95
  • Minimum of 2 additional lab hours per week required (times are flexible).

FRIDAYS - Register and start any Friday

  • 56134012    8:30-11:30am     F      7/12-8/23     de Paula Wai     B-10, LVAC    $95
  • Minimum of 2 additional lab hours per week required (times are flexible).
  • 56134013    12:00noon-3:00pm    F    7/12-8/23    de Paula Wai    B-10, LVAC    $95
  • Minimum of 2 additional lab hours per week required (times are flexible).

Computer and Microsoft Classes

Office Professional – Gain essential computer and business office skills!
This 7-month certificate program will prepare you for a variety of office professions, including, but not limited to, Administrative Assistant, Secretary, Office Assistant, and more. Attend lectures in the morning and complete required lab hours on campus during any open lab hours. Students may enter at multiple entry points throughout the term! The program includes the following course components: Computer Applications Training, Business Office Training, Career Connections, and an externship in a business office. Textbooks are available for use in class or may be purchased
separately. Completion of the Office Professional Program Admissions Packet is required to register.

  • 56126021   8:30am-12:00noon*   M-TH   9/3/19-4/2/20   Staff   B-10, LVAC   Approx. $2,500**

* 6-8 additional on-campus lab hours required per week during the afternoons or on Friday.
**Pell grant eligible!

Computer Applications Training
Do you possess enough computer applications skills to be competitive in the job market? Our comprehensive certificate course starts with the basics and quickly advances to popular Microsoft Office applications. Individual computer classes also available. Textbooks are available for use in class or may be purchased separately. Class materials and Microsoft Office certification exams (through Certiport) are included in fee. Recommended: 25 net wpm keyboarding speed.

  • 56288021   8:30am-12:00noon*    M-TH    9/3-11/21    Staff    B-10, LVAC   Approx. $1,200

* 8 additional on-campus lab hours per week required during the afternoons or on Friday.

Computer Basics and Beyond – Summer Session
This short course provides a complete introduction to Windows 10 and the basic computer skills that will be used on the job. Features covered include working with the Start menu, using menus and task bar, basic word processing, and file and folder management. Textbooks are available for use in class or may be purchased separately.

  • 56290011   9:00am-12:00pm    M/W    6/10-6/26    Staff    B-10, LVAC    $125
  • 56290012   6:00pm-09:00pm    T/TH    6/11-6/27    Staff    B-10, LVAC    $125

Word Basics – Summer Session
Learn the basics of Microsoft Word in this short course. Create, edit (copy, cut, paste), format (margins, tabs, indents), save, open, and print a variety of documents. Recommended prerequisite: Completion of “Computer Basics and Beyond” course or knowledge of Windows 10 and keyboarding speed 25 wpm. Textbooks are available for use in class or may be purchased separately.

  • 56212011    9:00am-12:00noon    M/W    7/1-7/17    Davis    B-10, LVAC    $125

Excel Basics – Summer Session
Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel in this short course. Build and format spreadsheets, create formulas, enter functions, and more. Recommended prerequisite: Completion of “Computer Basics and Beyond”or knowledge of Windows 10 and keyboarding speed 25 wpm. Textbooks are available for use in class or may be purchased separately.

  • 56233011    6:00-9:00pm    T/TH    7/2-7/18    Davis    B-10, LVAC    $125

Customer Service Skills Certificate
In one week, develop confidence to work positively with customers in a variety of situations and attain customer service skills necessary to obtain and keep a job. Earn a certificate that demonstrates to potential employers that you possess desired customer service skills. The National Retail Federation Foundation Certification assessment is offered on Friday each week of training for only $50 (fee waiver may be available).

  • 56010011    9:00am-12:00noon    M-F    6/24-6/28    Stewart    AJCC/EASTBAYWorks    Free!
  • 56010012    9:00am-12:00noon    M-F    8/19-8/23    Stewart    AJCC/EASTBAYWorks    Free!

Register with AJCC/EASTBAYWorks in person: 4071 Port Chicago Highway, Suite 250, Concord 94520 or call 925-671-4500.

Food Safety Certificate Training
Comprehensive course covers safe food handling practices and sanitation. Successfully completing the course meets the requirements of California Health & Safety Code Section 113947. Registration required at least two business days prior to start date to pick up textbook and read before class. Fee includes book and exam. Re-test $75, if taken within one year of original Mt. Diablo Adult Education test date.

  • 56500011    4:00-8:00pm    TBA    Narcisse    A-3, LVAC   $116

Keyboarding/10-key Speed Certification
Do you need a certificate verifying your typing and/or ten-key speed? Typing and 10-key certifications are offered at no charge in our Media Center in Room D-8. See AJCC calendar on our website to choose a date and time. Sign up online or email murphya@mdusd.org. Both typing and 10-key certifications include warm-up, a practice test, and two timed tests, and are scored immediately.

  • Product No. 7915-29    See description for details.    Staff    D-8, LVAC    Free!

Basic Life Support CPR Skills Session – Hybrid Class
This one hour skills session course is the 2nd component of Basic Life Support CPR. The class meets the requirement for healthcare workers. Fee includes materials and CPR card. Important: Online coursework is required BEFORE Skills Session. Proof of completion is required and must be provided to the instructor at the beginning of class. Online course fee ($28.50) is NOT included. Students may use on campus computers.

  • 56301011 TBA

CPR for the Healthcare Provider
This course meets the requirement for healthcare workers and includes two-rescuer CPR, management of foreign-body airway obstruction (FBAO), use of barrier devices for ventilation, and use of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Fee includes book, materials, and CPR card. Important: Register and pick up textbook at least two business days before class to read required material. Dates may be added! Please check website for more dates and times.

  • 56300011    8:30am-12:30pm    W    TBA    Giusti    C-17, LVAC    $84
  • 56300012    8:30am-12:30pm    W    TBA    Giusti    C-17, LVAC    $84

EMT Refresher and CEUs
This 24-hour class meets the requirements to recertify for EMT license in accordance with Title 22 of the California code of Regulations. EMTs who need just a few CEUs may register for specific modules if space is available. Admission requirement: copy of EMT card and current Healthcare Provider CPR card. Must attend all 3 days for Recert Certificate. Contact office for enrollment information, (925) 685-7340, ext. 6730.

  • 56342021*    9:00am-5:00pm    TBA    C-17, LVAC    Approx. $300

*Program will be scheduled when minimum enrollment is met.

Medical Terminology
Learn the language of medicine and the techniques for de-coding medical words system by system. This course meets the Medical Terminology prerequisite for our Medical Assistant Program and is eligible for 3 credits at Los Medanos College. Textbook and supplies included in fee. Access to the Internet is required for the online assignments.

  • 56037011 8   30-11:30am    M/W    6/24 – 8/28    Saxton    C-17, LVAC    $199

Dental Infection Control

  • 56308021    8:30am-4:30pm    F     10/18/19         Becker    A-5, LVAC      $217

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