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Check out our Training Topics and Dates:

Anatomy and Physiology
Automotive Service Excellence Exam and Certification
Career Readiness Certificate (CRC)
Electrical Utility Lineman
Fiber Optics
Fundamentals of Agriculture Production
Fundamentals of Automotive Machining
Fundamentals of Computer Aided Drafting
Fundamentals of Electrical
Fundamentals of Electronics
Fundamentals of Industrial Maintenance
Fundamentals of Machining
Fundamentals of Welding
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVAC) I
Leadership
Manufacturing Technology Certificate Program
Medical Billing and Insurance
Medical Office Assistant
OSHA

Throughout the year, the Capps Technology Center offers a variety of seminars and conferences, led by quality instructors that are important to our Business partners.

Below are upcoming seminars being held in the state and region:

Gage R & R: Repeatability & Reproducibility
Maintenance and Reliability Best Practices Workshop
Minitab Statistical Software for Engineers

For more information about the Capps Technology Center seminars, contact us at 662-887-2876. 

 

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Anatomy and Physiology with Medical Terminology

October 2015

This course is for anyone who wants to take Capps Center Coding Basics or Medical Insurance and Billing class.  This class is not for college credit.  The class will meet 2 nights per week (Tuesday and Thursday 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.) at the Capps Center for 13 weeks.

To register, or for more information, call Christy Middleton at 662-887-2876 x13 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Automotive Service Excellence Exam and Certification

Scheduled the First and Third Tuesday of each Month by Appointment

Automotive Service Excellence: Opportunity through Performance.  Auto mechanics and technicians become infinitely more hire-able if they are certified through the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence or ASE.  This is an industry-recognized certification to demonstrate to employers that this person has been trained in the field and has passed the ASE exam.  Contact Mary Ellen Buchanan at 662-887-2876 x12 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Career Readiness Certificate (CRC)

Want to show employers that you have basic workplace skills required for 21st century jobs?  This credential will show employers you will be easy to train to meet job performance standards!  You should consider taking the Career Readiness Certificate assessment offered the first Thursday of each month at the Capps Center, Indianola, by appointment, or week days at your local WIN Job Center by appointment.  Click Here to Register for the CRC.  You will be contacted with the earliest testing information available.

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Electrical Utility Lineman Training

January 2016

Registration and application process open now through October 30, 2015.  16-week intense, hands-on training is taught by instructors with lineman experience and specialized education.  This course will introduce you to the skills and knowledge that is necessary to begin your career in the Electrical Utility Lineman Industry.  At the completion of this course you will be job ready to offer your skills to an electrical utility or electrical utility construction company.  Click here to view an informative video on our training program. 

For more information, call John Conrad at 662-887-2876 x14 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Fiber Optics

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Fiber Optic Technician Certifications

Fiber Optic Technician Certifications BDI DataLynk is the training provider for MDCC's Capps Center Fiber Optic training sessions. All FOA Fiber Optic Technician Certifications offered by BDI DataLynk have now been recognized by the US Department of Labor, which reviews certifications and how they relate to job opportunities and training.

 BDI DataLynk Fiber Optic Training

Certified Fiber Optics Technician Course (CFOT)

May 9-11, 2016

This program explores the history and future of fiber optics and fiber optics capabilities, and cost of installation. Standards covered: NECA/FOA-301-2004, EIA/TIA 568-B.3, ANSI/TIA/EIA 607-A, and NEC Article 770-50. Anyone interested in becoming a Certified Fiber Optics Technician should attend this class.

Program prepares the student to take the CFOT (Certified Fiber Optics Technician) exam given and graded at the end of class. Student will be able to effectively and efficiently install, terminate, and test multimode/singlemode fiber optic networks.

 

Certified Fiber Optics Specialist in Testing & Maintenance (CFOS/T)

May 12-13, 2016

This 2-day (16-hour) program is designed to offer advanced training to anyone involved with the testing and maintenance of fiber optics networks. This comprehensive program explains the variety of testing standards, equipment and technological approaches used in fiber network testing and splicing and how to choose among them.

Program prepares the student to take the Advanced Fiber Optics Certification Exam given at the end of class. Student will be able to effectively and efficiently identify fiber network defects, and provide QA (Quality Assurance) procedures to minimize or eliminate future network outages.

 

Certified Fiber Optics Splicing Specialist Course (CFOS/S)

May 16-17, 2016

This 2-day program explains the importance of high performance splicing and further details the points necessary to achieve these splices. The depth of this presentation is much greater than most textbooks and provides background information about splicing that is very important to the student. An overview of OTDR functions and trace understanding is also provided during this presentation. Program prepares the student to take the CFOS/S (Certified Fiber Optics Specialist/Splicing) exam that is sanctioned by the FOA (Fiber Optics Association). The exam is given and graded the final day of class.

 

To register for any of the Fiber Optics courses, or for more information, call John Conrad at 662-887-2876 x14 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Fundamentals of Agriculture Production Training

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January 2016

This hands-on course will be taught on the MDCC campus in Moorhead. Training topics include farm safety, introduction to tractor driving, basic overview of guidance systems (GPS), and basic tractor maintenance .

To register, or for more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Fundamentals of Automotive Machining

January 2016

This course consists of training in engine rebuilding, operation of boring bar, honing machine, seat and guide machine, connection rod resizing, crankshaft grinding and engine balancing.

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Fundamentals of Computer Aided Drafting

January 2016

This course is designed to introduce the student to the concepts of computer aided drafting and familiarize the student with CAD systems.

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Fundamentals of Electrical

January 2016

This course provides entry-level skills related to the wiring of single-family dwellings and small commercial buildings. Instruction and practice will include but may not be limited to branch circuits and National Electrical Code (NEC) standards for residential buildings.

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Fundamentals of Electronics

January 2016

This course provides fundamental skills associated with the electronics courses in the for-credit program offered through career technical education. Instruction and practice includes safety, breadboarding, test equipment familiarization, soldering, electronic symbols and terminology.

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Fundamentals of Industrial Maintenance

January 2016

This course includes basic instruction in a wide variety of areas including safety, machinery,maintenance and troubleshooting/service, blueprint reading, basic machining operations, basic welding, and fundamentals of industrial electricity.

To register, or for more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Fundamentals of Machining

January 2016

This course includes instruction and practice in safety and the use of machine shop related tools, lathes, drill presses, grinders, and milling machines.

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Fundamentals of Welding

January 2016

This course includes instruction and practice in safety, setup, and multiple weld positions related to Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding.

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Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVAC) I

January 2016

This is a four-module (or semester) class with each session building on the previous to provide the participants with entry-level technician skills in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC).

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Leadership

Mississippi Manufacturer's Association Leadership Series

Leadership I, II, and Leadership III

March 2016 

Completion of all three classes results in a Leadership Certificate from MMA.  This certification acknowledges that the individual is a professional with a solid grounding in many of the techniques used by the most successful leaders to manage the workplace.  For more information, call John Conrad at 662-887-2876 x14 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Manufacturing Technology
 Certificate Program

January 2016

Our businesses and industries share a common need for this training, and with these high-demand skills, you will be eligible to apply for many job opportunities.

The Maintenance and Manufacturing Technology Certificate program consists of three levels of training: Level 1 courses (the Core), Level 2, and Advanced Level 3.  Core training courses are designed to provide each student with the fundamental skills required to enter the manufacturing environment.The Core training courses include:

  • Basic Safety
  • Computer Technology
  • Blueprint Reading and Precision Measurement
  • Industrial Math
  • Career Skills
  • Quality Management - Introduction to Lean Manufacturing principles, Introduction to SPC, Problem Solving, and 5S

Levels 2 and 3 include Electrical, Mechanical, and Welding training courses.  Individuals will either begin at the core courses in Level 1 or at the Advanced Levels of 2 and 3 at the request of the employer.  A Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) is a prerequisite into the program.

Please call Tonya Rice at 662-887-2876 x15 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register or for more information on customized training options.

Manufacturing Technology Application

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Medical Office Assistant

January 2016

Doctors and patients alike rely upon medical office assistants to bring order to the complex world of medicine.  As a medical office assistant (MOA), you are the first point of contact between patient and office, and as such, set the tone for the patient's experience.  In addition to guiding patients, MOAs also work behind the scenes to coordinate referrals, lab test reviews, chart updates, insurance reimbursements and other functions that keep a medical office running smoothly. 

To register, or for more information call Christy Middleton at 662-887-2876 x13 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Medical Billing and Insurance

February 2016 

Process of submitting and following up on claims with health insurance companies in order to receive payment for services by a healthcare provider.

 ** Anatomy and Physiology is a pre-requisite for Medical Billing & Insurance (offered in September 2015) **
** Medical Terminology is a re-requisite for Medical Billing & Insurance (offered in September 2015) **

To register, or for more information call Christy Middleton at 662-887-2876 x13 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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OSHA 30-Hour

October 26-29, 2015 

This course is designed for supervisors or workers with safety responsibilities.  Training will emphasize hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention.  Successful completion results in the 30-Hour Occupational Safety and Health General Industry card.  Registration fee is $150. 

To register, or for more information call Tonya Rice at 662-887-2876 x15 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Gage R & R:  Repeatability & Reproducibility


January 26-27, 2016                                           MSU CAVS Extension, Canton, MS

This two day course will provide an introduction to the concepts of Measurement System Analysis (MSA) which is often referred to as Gage Repeatability & Reproducibility (Gage R&R).  Participants will hone their individual skills during a step-by-step, instructor led interactive example using sample demonstration "parts".   Cost:  $500.00

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Maintenance Statistical Software for Engineers

January 19, 2016                                                   MSU Cavs Extension, Canton, MS

This three day course is taught by Ramesh Gulati, who is the world leader in this area and the author of 'Maintenance & Reliability Best Practices'.

The M&R fundamentals course will boost your technical workforce's understand of reliability & maintenance principles and help create a sustainable reliability culture to maximize the benefits.

The asset/equipment management practices in any organization determine whether an operation is considered a financial drain or a well-run business unit, which operates utilizing best reliability & maintenance practices to ensure assets reliability, safety, improved productivity, and profits.  Cost:  1,250.00

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                                           Minitab Statistical Software for Engineers

January 19, 2016                                                     MSU Cavs Extension, Canton, MS

This workshop focuses on the visual exploration of data and problem solving using Minitab statistical software.  We will use the Minitab to generate and interpret graphs to help analyze real-world industrial problems.  The workshop will be highly interactive and include many hands-on practical examples.  Topics will cover basic statistical principles and the application and use of statistical analysis methods.  Cost:  $250

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