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Carpentry

Dates:  August 17, 2021 - December 9, 2021
   January 21, 2022 - April 15, 2022

 

Training topics include, but are not limited to, Safety Measures, Builder Math, Wall/Roof Framing, Siding/Roofing Installation, Proper use of hand tools, & Installing windows/doors. This class will meet on Tuesday & Thursday nights.

PRE-REQUISITE: Career Readiness Certificate (CRC), minimum of a silver certificate
Cost: $350
Contact Anjavette Payton, 662-445-1984, for additional information.


Commercial Driver’s License Training (CDL) Permit Prep Class

Dates:  August 17, 2021 - September 16, 2021
   October 19, 2021 - November 18, 2021
   January 18, 2022 - February 17, 2022
   March 29, 2022 - April 28, 2022

Six-week prep course. Prep topics will include, but are not limited to: Driving Safety, Transporting Cargo/Passengers Safely, Air Brakes, Combination Vehicles, Hazardous materials, Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection, & Basic Vehicle Control Skills Test.

PRE-REQUISITE:  Career Readiness Certificate (CRC), minimum of a bronze certificate
Cost: $50 (must be paid one week in advance of class start dates)
Contact Anjavette Payton, 662-445-1984, for additional information.


Commercial Truck Driving

Dates:  September 13, 2021 - October 23, 2021
   November 01, 2021 - December 11, 2021
   January 24, 2022 - March 5, 2022
   April 4, 2022 - May 14, 2022

Six-week driving course. Trainee will learn how to properly operate the 18 Wheel Semi Trailer and prepare for testing to obtain CDL Class A License. Skills to be learned will include, but are not limited to, routine driving, DOT regulations, backing skills, parallel parking, how to review maps and fill out log books, driving maneuvers as well as general driving behavior. 

PRE-REQUISITE: Valid CDL permit and Career Readiness Certificate (CRC), minimum of a bronze certificate
Cost: $1,900
Contact Anjavette Payton, 662-445-1984, for additional information.


Electrical

Dates:  August 16, 2021 - October 6, 2021
   January 24, 2022 - March 16, 2022

This is a 5-week class where the student will learn basic electrical skills in either Motor Control or Residential. This class will meet on Monday & Wednesday nights from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at MDCC’s Career-Tech Electrical Lab (located behind the cafeteria on the Moorhead campus).

PRE-REQUISITE: Career Readiness Certificate (CRC), minimum of a silver certificate
Cost: $325
Contact Anjavette Payton, 662-445-1984, for additional details.


Electrical Utility Lineman Program

Dates:  August 16, 2021 - December 8, 2021  (Deadline:  May 31, 2021)
  January 10, 2022 - May 5, 2022  (Deadline:  October 1, 2021)

Qualified workers in this field are in demand. This 16-week, hands-on course is taught by instructors with lineman experience and specialized education. 

PRE-REQUISITE: Career Readiness Certificate (CRC), minimum of a silver certificate; CDL permit
Contact Jane Aden Burton, 662-445-1983, for additional admission requirements and/or additional program details.

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Emergency Medical Technician 

Dates: August 17, 2021 - December 2, 2021 (Registration: Jul. 1st - Aug. 2nd)
  February 8, 2022 - May 26, 2022 (Registration: Jan. 4th - Jan. 31st)

The EMT program provides classroom and laboratory instruction for entry level Emergency Medical Technicians following the current National DOT curriculum. Emergency Medical Technician-Basic is an instructional program that prepares individuals to function in the pre-hospital environment. The EMT-Basic program provides instruction in basic life support care of sick and injured persons. This includes airway assessment, communications, documentation, general pharmacology, hemorrhage control, ambulance operations, and splinting of adult, pediatric, and infant patients; and special care patients exposed to heat, cold, radiation, or contagious disease.

A certificate of completion will be awarded to those who satisfactory complete the EMT curriculum. Upon successful completion of the course, students are eligible to sit for the National Registry for Emergency Medical Technicians Basic Testing.

PRE-REQUISITE: Career Readiness Certificate (CRC), minimum of a silver certificate
Cost: $675
Contact Anjavette Payton, 662-445-1984, for additional information.


HVAC

Dates:  August 16, 2021 - December 9, 2021 (Deadline: August 5, 2021)  
   January 18, 2022 - May 12, 2022 (Deadline: January 6, 2022)  

Training topics include: workplace ethics, theory of heat, safety, tools, equipment and shop practices, and prep for EPA certification. Classes two nights/week, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Capps Center.

PRE- REQUISITE:  Career Readiness Certificate (CRC), minimum of a silver certificate
Registration fee: $375
Contact Anjavette Payton, 662-445-1984, for additional information.


Leadership Series Online

Date: TBA
The Leadership Series offers a strong foundation in leadership style and management skills. Each class is unique, yet together builds a stronger model for leadership development.
Contact Anjavette Payton, 662-445-1984, for additional information and cost.


Manufacturing Skills Basic Training

Dates: July 19, 2021 - September 23, 2021 (Deadline: July 8, 2021)
  September 7, 2021 - November 4, 2021 (Deadline: August 30, 2021)
  January 18, 2022 - March 24, 2022 (Deadline: January 6, 2022)

Training topics include: Workplace Ethics & Employer Expectations, Quality Management, Computer Application Technology, Industrial Math, Blueprint Reading & Precision Measurement, OSHA 10-hour Safety, & Forklift Operation. Local companies will interview participants who successfully complete training. This class will meet on Monday-Thursday nights at GHEC.

PRE-REQUISITE: Career Readiness Certificate (CRC), minimum of a silver certificate
Registration fee: $225 (to be paid at Capps Center)
Contact Jane Aden Burton, 662-445-1983, for additional information.


Medical Administrative Assistant

Dates:  August 10, 2021 - November 30, 2021 (Registration: June 1-21, 2021)
   January 11, 2022 - May 3, 2022 (Registration: October 19, 2021)

Learn how to keep a physician’s office or clinic running efficiently in this 15 week class. Medical Administrative Assistant will maintain patient’s records; coordinate collection and preparation of operating reports such as time and attendance. 

PRE-REQUISITE: Career Readiness Certificate (CRC), minimum of a silver certificate
Cost: $400 (Price subject to change)
Contact Jane Aden Burton, 662-445-1983, for additional information.


Medical Billing & Insurance

Dates:  August 17, 2021 - December 6, 2021  (Deadline: June 21, 2021)
   January 10, 2022 - May 12, 2022  (Deadline: November 19, 2021)

This 16-week class will introduce students to health insurance and reimbursement. Students will learn principles of medical billing related to proper claim form preparation, submission, and payment processing, and the follow-up process. 

PRE-REQUISITE: Career Readiness Certificate (CRC), minimum of a silver certificate; Medical Terminology and Anatomy/Physiology
Cost: $500
Contact Jane Aden Burton, 662-445-1983, for additional information.


Medical Coding

Dates:  August 17, 2021 - December 6, 2021 (Deadline: June 21, 2021)
   January 10, 2022 - May 12, 2021 (Deadline: November 19, 2021)

This 16-week course introduces students to the fundamentals of medical coding. This class will teach you the guidelines to use the appropriate codes and how to utilize your coding books. 

PRE-REQUISITE: Medical Terminology and Anatomy/Physiology; Career Readiness Certificate (CRC), minimum of a silver certificate
Cost: $500
Contact Jane Aden Burton, 662-445-1983, for additional information.


Medical Terminology & Anatomy/Physiology

Dates: August 17, 2021 - December 6, 2021
This 16-week course introduces the student to the medical terminology used in the medical coding and reimbursement profession and covers medical terminology from a coder’s perspective. This course would be valuable for anyone preparing for a career in any non-clinical medical profession. This class is not for college credit.

PRE-REQUISITE: Career Readiness Certificate (CRC), minimum of a silver certificate
Cost: $200
Contact Jane Aden Burton, 662-445-1983, for additional information.


Pharmacy Technician

Dates:  August 16, 2021 - December 6, 2021 (Deadline: June 1, 2021)
   January 10, 2022 - May 3, 2022 (Deadline: November 1, 2021)

Pharmacy Technicians are sought-after professionals in pharmacies located in hospitals, drug stores, doctors’ offices and grocery stores. This 16-week class will prepare you to take the Pharmacy Technician certification exam, ExCPT. 

PRE-REQUISITE: Career Readiness Certificate (CRC), minimum of a silver certificate
Cost: $500 (Price is subject to change)
Contact Jane Aden Burton, 662-445-1983, for additional information.


Virtual Reality

Date: TBD
This class is a 5-month program where you will learn to develop VR apps and experiences from a story board to a final production with rolling credits.

PRE-REQUISITE: Career Readiness Certificate (CRC), minimum of silver certificate
Contact Jane Aden Burton, 662-445-1983, for additional information.


Welding

Dates:  July 19, 2021 - October 7, 2021 (Deadline: July 8, 2021)
   October 11, 2021 - January 20, 2022 (Deadline: October 4, 2021)
   January 31, 2022 - April 28, 2022 (Deadline: January 20, 2022)

Learn about basic MIG, TIG, FCAW, and SMAW welding and safe work practices used at local industries.

PRE-REQUISITE: Career Readiness Certificate (CRC), minimum of a silver certificate
Cost: $800 (includes welding tool kit to keep at the end of training)       
For additional details including registration deadline, contact Anjavette Payton, 662-445-1984.

 

Assessments


Career Readiness Certificate (CRC)

Daily throughout the Delta
Three WorkKeys assessments resulting in a nationally recognized credential that gives employers and job-seekers a standard measure of workplace skills. This certificate will show the employer you will be easy to train for on-the-job skills.

There is no fee to test with a valid MS picture ID.
Contact Kimberley Gatewood, 662-445-1987, for additional details.

Register for the CRC

Once you have registered, you will receive an email with testing date/details.


Automotive Excellence Service Certification (ASE)

By appointment
Industry-recognized certification for auto mechanics and technicians. 
Contact Mary Ellen Buchanan, 662-445-1982, for additional details.

 

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