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Electrical Utility Lineman Program

Date: August 2020
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 Tonya Rice, 662-445-1985, for additional admission requirements and/or additional program details.

Lineman Training Application


HVAC

Date: TBD
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: $195
Contact Tonya Rice, 662-445-1985, for additional information.


Leadership Series | Spring 2020

Date: TBA
Leadership I, II, and III offer 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 registration deadline and costs.


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

Dates: January 14, February 25, April 14
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
Registration fee: $50 (must be paid one week in advance of class start dates)
Contact Anjavette Payton, 662-445-1984, for additional details.


Commercial Truck Driving

Dates: January 2020
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
Registration fee: $1,900
Contact Anjavette Payton, 662-445-1984, for additional details.


Manufacturing Skills Basic Training

Dates: January 13 – March 19 (GHEC); March 16 – May 7 (GHEC)
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.

PRE-REQUISITE: Career Readiness Certificate (CRC), minimum of a silver certificate
Registration fee: $75 (to be paid at Capps Center):
Contact Tonya Rice, 662-445-1985, for additional information.


Welding

Dates: January 13 - March 26; March 30 - June 4
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: $225 (includes welding tool kit to keep at the end of training)       
For additional details including registration deadline, contact Tonya Rice, 662-445-1985.


Carpentry

Date: January 14
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.

PRE-REQUISITE: Career Readiness Certificate (CRC), minimum of a silver certificate
Cost: $150
Contact Anjavette Payton, 662-445-1984, for additional information.


Pipe Fitting

Date: TBD
Learn the basics of the pipe fitting trade, hand and power tools, oxyfuel cutting, trade math, drawings and detail sheets, pipe fabrication, socket and butt welds. The program is 10 weeks, Monday-Wednesday.

PRE-REQUISITE: Career Readiness Certificate (CRC), minimum of a silver certificate
Registration fee: $300
Contact Tonya Rice, 662-445-1985, for additional information.


Medical Administrative Assistant

*Note: Spring 2020 deadline has passed*

Date: August 2020
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: $360 (Price subject to change)
Contact Jane Aden Burton, 662-445-1983, for additional information.


Medical Billing & Insurance

Date: January 2020
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: $345
Contact Jane Aden Burton, 662-445-1983, for additional information.


Medical Terminology & Anatomy/Physiology

Date: January 2020
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.


Medical Coding

Date: January 2020
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: $400
Contact Jane Aden Burton, 662-445-1983, for additional information.


Pharmacy Technician

*Note: Spring 2020 deadline has passed*

Date: August 2020
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: January 2020
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.


Customer Service Training

Coming Soon

 

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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