COMPUTER OFFICE APPLICATIONS

Program Description         

This 480 Clock hour program requires the completion of 16 weeks (days) or 16 weeks (evenings) of study.  This program familiarizes students with fundamental PC, MS Office and accounting skills for an entry level position as an office clerk/administrative assistant.

Program Objectives

This program is designed to provide students with the fundamental skills and knowledge to perform office administration duties utilizing a personal computer and various MS Office software programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and also prepare letters and emails via the Internet.

Occupational Objectives                   

Graduates of the program may qualify for entry-level positions as an Office Receptionist or Administrator in a business office setting.

Licensure Goal/Requirements: None

Program Length/Class Hours

 Total       Lecture  Clinical/Lab

Total
Lecture
Clinical/Lab
Module Title:
Hours
Hours
Hours
Module ACA Introduction to Computers
50
30
20
Module BCA Word Processing and Keyboarding
50
20
30
Module CCA Microsoft Windows Operating System
60
30
30
Module DCA MS Word
90
30
60
Module ECA MS Excel
90
40
50
Module FCA MS Power Point
90
40
50
Module GCA Introduction to the Internet
50
20
30
Total
480
200
30

Module Description:

Module ACA         Introduction to Computers – Students will learn full working knowledge of a PC in a MS Windows environment, and learn how to operate MS Office programs.

Module BCA         Word Processing and Keyboarding – Students will learn keyboarding skills and techniques to improve keyboarding speed.

Module CCA         Microsoft Windows Operating System – Student will learn common MS Windows tasks, including managing files, applications, media, and how to access the Internet. Students will also learn how to navigate the Windows interface, customize the computers desktop, and work with the file system. Versions are updated as needed based on the needs of the marketplace and business office market penetration.

Module DCA         MS Word – Students will learn how to use MS Word on a PC including how to create, store and mange documents.  Students will also learn how to use various styles, formats and insert images onto a document.

Module ECA          MS Excel – Student will learn how to create spreadsheets along with assigning particular functions to individual cells, including adding graphs, text and numerous data entry functions associated with spreadsheets.

Module FCA          MS Power Point – Students will learn the basic functions of the Power Point software including how to create slides and insertion of text and graphics.

Module GCA         Introduction to the Internet – Students will learn how to sign-on to an Internet connection on a PC, and will also learn search engine, email and upload/download protocols

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO EDITING

Program Description         

This 450 clock hour program requires the completion of 15 weeks (days), or 15 weeks (evenings) of study.  This program prepares students with skills and knowledge in photographic digital imaging including the scanning of images, digital retouching, color manipulation, special effects and printing using computer output devices.

 Program Objectives

This program is designed to provide students with the fundamental skills and knowledge to perform the duties of a Digital Photographer and Video Editor including how to use digital photography and video recording equipment and editing software to create digital imagery and videos.

Occupational Objectives                   

Graduates of the program may qualify for entry-level position as a Digital Photographer and Video Editor in a commercial setting.

Licensure Goal/Requirements: None

Program Length/Class Hours

 Total       Lecture  Clinical/Lab

 

Total
Lecture
Clinical/Lab
Module Title:
Hours
Hours
Hours
Module ADP DSLR Camera Basics
60
20
40
Module BDP Photography Lighting and Composition
90
30
60
Module CDP Working with Digital Image Files
30
10
20
Module DDP Intro to Lightroom and Photoshop Image Editing
90
30
60
Module EDP Image Editing, Retouching, and Color Manipulation Tools and Techniques
60
20
40
Module FDP Special Effects of Images
60
20
40
Module GDP Output Devices and Printing
30
10
20
Module HDP Introduction to Video Editing and Mixing
30
10
20
Module IDP Audio and Video Inserts
30
10
20
Total
450
150
300

Module Description:

Module ADP         DSLR Camera Basics – Students will learn the principles and mechanics of the DSLR camera, its key features, and operation.

Module BDP         Photography Lighting and Composition – Students learn about lighting and composition as the core elements of good photography.

Module CDP         Working with Digital Image Files – Students learn the basics of working with image files and develop an understanding of storage formats for various purposes.

Module DDP         Intro to Lightroom and Photoshop Image Editing – Students will learn full basic functions of Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop imaging editor including scanning images, basic image editing skills, changing the number of pixels in an image, defining colors using the Color Palette, blurring the edges of a selected area, and applying filer effects.

Module EDP          Image Editing, Retouching and Color Manipulation Tools and Techniques – Students will learn how to: apply Photoshop editing tools, retouch photographs by applying various forms of filters, e.g. removing red eye, blurring edges and enhancing resolution; manipulate colors of an image using the color palette and painting tools; and, applying other custom filter settings onto an image.

Module FDP          Special Effects of Images – Students will learn how to apply special effects onto images using the tools window including background textures, bevels, and text effects.

Module GDP         Output Devices and Printing – Students will learn how to utilize devices for printing completed projects in high resolution format from a PC.

Module HDP         Introduction to Video Editing and Mixing – Students will learn basic digital video editing techniques including the understanding of timecode, organizing and previewing clips, and assembling clips in Storyboard and Timeline. Additionally, they will learn how to mix video using various methods and editing software into the storyboard and timeline of a master video copy.

Module IDP          Audio and Video Inserts – Students will learn how to perform video inserts, like inserting transitions, titles, and special effects, and audio inserts like narration, movie soundtracks, and other special effects.

MEDICAL BILLING AND INSURANCE CODING

Program Description

This 450-clock hour program requires the completion of 15 weeks (days), or 15 weeks (evenings) of study.  This program familiarizes students with theory and hands-on skills necessary for entry-level positions in the Medical Billing and Insurance Coding field.

 

Program Objectives

The program is designed to provide comprehensive training in Medical Billing and Insurance Coding.  The student will receive theory and practical training in processing payments for a medical facility.  Students will gain knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT-Plus insurance coding and billing procedures.  Students will also learn to use medical office software used to process billing claims and will practice medical administration procedures.

 

Occupational Objectives

These skills will enable graduates to qualify for entry level positions as administrative medical assistants, medical record clerks, medical office managers, medical insurance billing clerks, medical receptionists, and also work directly with physicians.

Licensure Goal/Requirements: None

 

Program Length/Class Hours

Total       Lecture  Clinical/Lab

Module Title:                                                                                       Hours     Hours     Hours

Module AMB        Word Processing and Keyboarding                  30           10              20

Module BMB         Introduction to Computers                                30          10              20

Module CMB         MS Word                                                               40          10              30

Module DMB        MS Excel                                                                 40          10              30

Module EMB         Medical Terminology and Anatomy                 120         60              60

Module FMB         Medical Billing Software                                     80          20              60

Module GMB        Medical Billing, Insurance Coding                     100         50              50

Module HMB        Professional Development                                 10             5                 5

Totals:                                                                                                    450         175         275

 

Module Description:

Module AMB        Word Processing and Keyboarding – Students will learn keyboarding skills and techniques to improve speed.

Module BMB        Introduction to Computers – Students will learn full working knowledge of a PC in a MS Windows environment and learn how to operate MS Office programs.

Module CMB        MS Word – Students will learn how to use MS Word on a PC including how to create, store and mange documents.  Students will also learn how to use various styles, formats and insert images onto a document.

Module DMB        MS Excel – Student will learn how to create spreadsheets along with assigning particular functions to individual cells, including adding graphs, text and numerous data entry functions associated with spreadsheets.

Module EMB         Medical Terminology and Anatomy – The student will learn the basic concepts of human anatomy, including the body as a whole, its functions, tissues and major organ systems.  The student will also learn medical terminology including areas such as pronunciation, spelling origin and construction.

Module FMB         Medical Billing Software – Students will learn about electronic health records, how to use medical billing software and how to initiate a patient record in a database.  Students will also learn how to navigate through the software and use common functions of the software for medical billing purposes.

Module GMB        Medical Billing and Insurance Coding – The student will learn the aspects of the collection process including collection-servicing agencies.  The student will also learn insurance programs, including; HMO, PPOS and Workers’ Compensation plans and the national coding systems used for claims processing. Students will develop speed and accuracy on the computer keyboard as well as the 10-key pad. The student will also learn how to use software to process claims.

Module HMB        Professional Development – Student will participate in a class review and practice professional office etiquette regarding proper office attire, professional demeanor, motivation and customer service.

COMPUTER REPAIR TECHNICIAN

Program Description         

This 480 clock hour program requires the completion of 16 weeks (days), or 16 weeks (evenings) of study.  This program will familiarize the students with skills pertaining to DOS, Windows operating systems and utility programs (both current industry standard version and legacy versions commonly used in the marketplace).

 

Program Objectives

This program is designed to provide students with the fundamental skills and knowledge to perform basic repair and maintenance duties on a PC containing an MS Operating System, including performing maintenance on a single computer or a networked system of computers.

 

Occupational Objectives                   

Graduates of the program may qualify for entry-level positions as a Computer Repair Technician in a business office setting.

Licensure Goal/Requirements: None

 

Program Length/Class Hours

Total       Lecture  Clinical/Lab

Module Title:                                                                                       Hours     Hours     Hours

Module ACR          Introduction to Computers                                60           20                40

Module BCR          Word Processing and Keyboarding                  40           10                30

Module CCR          Microsoft Windows Operating System            80           30                50

Module DCR          Installation, Diagnostics and Configuration    160         60              100

Module ECR          Computer Troubleshooting and Repair           100         30                70

Module FCR          Internet and Browsing                                        40           10                30

Total                                                                                                       480         160            320

 

Module Description:

Module ACR         Introduction to Computers – Students will learn full working knowledge of a PC in a MS Windows environment, and learn how to operate MS Office programs.

Module BCR          Word Processing and Keyboarding – Students will learn keyboarding skills and techniques to improve keyboarding speed.

Module CCR          Microsoft Windows Operating System – Student will learn common MS Windows tasks, including managing files, applications, media, and how to access the Internet. Students will also learn how to navigate the Windows interface, customize the computers desktop, and work with the file system. Versions are updated as needed based on the needs of the marketplace and business office market penetration.

Module DCR         Installation, Diagnostics and Configuration – Students will learn the basic DOS operating system and commands for computer repair. Students will also learn advanced microprocessor troubleshooting.  Students will also learn to replace power supplies, perform memory upgrades, and install drivers and basic PC assembly.  Emphasis is placed on A+ certification.

Module ECR          Computer Troubleshooting and Repair – Students will learn troubleshooting techniques in order to maintain a PC which is in a standalone or networked environment.  Student will also learn how to optimize system performance in both the hardware and software functions of the PC.

Module FCR          Internet and Browsing – Students will learn how to sign-on to an Internet connection on a PC, and will also learn search engine, email and upload/download protocols.

BUILDING AND ELECTRICAL MAINTENANCE

Program Description         

This 510 clock hour program requires the completion of 17 weeks (days), or 17 weeks (evenings) of study.  This program will familiarize the students with fundamentals of repair and maintenance of commercial, industrial and residential buildings.  Students will learn basic fundamentals of how to repair and maintain plumbing, woodwork, painting and electrical switches of commercial, industrial and residential establishments such as factories, office buildings, apartments and homes.  Emphasis is also placed on the proper usage of required hand tools and power tools.

 

Program Objectives

This program is designed to provide students with the fundamental skills and knowledge to perform the functions of a Building and Electrical Maintenance worker including usage of structural and woodwork repair, painting, basic electrical repair and plumbing.

 

Occupational Objectives                   

Graduates of the program may qualify for entry-level residential or commercial Building and Electrical Maintenance positions.

Licensure Goal/Requirements: None

 

Program Length/Class Hours

Total       Lecture  Clinical/Lab

Module Title:                                                                                       Hours     Hours     Hours

Module ABM        Theory, Terminology and Safety                       60           30           30

Module BBM         Usage of Power and Hand Tools                       60           30           30

Module CBM         Basic Electricity                                                    60           30           30

Module DBM        Electrical Switches                                               60           30           30

Module EBM         Structure Repair                                                  90           40           50

Module FBM         Plumbing                                                               60           20           40

Module GBM        Flooring                                                                 60           20           40

Module HBM        Basic Home Improvement                                  60           30           30

Total                                                                                                       510         230         280

 

Module Description:

Module ABM        Theory, Terminology and Safety –  Students will learn basic theory regarding building maintenance, including professional communication, positive attitude, honesty, self-confidence, work ethic, time management, as well as Cal/OSHA safety regulations that govern the workplace.

Module BBM        Usage of Power and Hand Tools – Students will learn how to identify and use the correct tools when preparing perform maintenance or repair task.  Students will also understand how to properly use the required hand tools or power tools with strict regard to Cal/OSHA regulations.

Module CBM        Basic Electricity – Students will learn how to work with building electricity safely and learn basic items such as how to test a circuit breaker using a voltage tester, how to reset a breaker panel; students will also learn how to identify “hot wires” by use of colored wire.  Emphasis will be placed on safety in accordance with Cal/OSHA safety guidelines.

Module DBM        Electrical Switches – Students will learn how to safely replace a basic, a three-way and a four-way light switch in a building.  Students will also learn how to replace an electrical outlet.  Emphasis will be placed on Cal/OSHA safety guidelines.

Module EBM         Structure Repair – Students will learn fundamental repair of wood work and drywall, and how to plaster and paint finished surfaces in a commercial and residential setting.  Students will also learn how to use common hand and power tools when performing these types of repairs.

Module FBM         Plumbing – Students will learn how to perform basic plumbing repairs in a commercial or residential building.

Module GBM        Flooring – Students will learn how to lay tiling and install carpeting in a commercial or residential building.

Module HBM        Basic Home Improvement – Students will learn how to perform basic home repairs including painting and decorating, plumbing, electrical and carpentry tasks.  Students will also learn how to identify with hand or power tools are required to safely and successfully perform the maintenance.

CAKE DECORATION

Program Description         

This 480-clock hour program requires the completion of 16 weeks (days), or 16 weeks (evenings) of study.  This program will familiarize the students with fundamentals of cake baking, cake decorating and usage of decorating tools.  Students also learn how to prepare a cake for decorating and how to create cake icings and fillings. Importance is placed on the texture and makeup of the icings and usage of icing tips.

Program Objectives

This program is designed to provide students with the fundamental skills and knowledge to perform cake decorations using various methods including usage of icing and fillings, hard candies and piping bags and spatulas in order to achieve the desired décor effect.

Occupational Objectives                   

Graduates of the program may qualify for entry-level positions as a Cake Decorator in a commercial or retail bakery setting.

Licensure Goal/Requirements: None

Program Length/Class Hours

Total       Lecture  Clinical/Lab

Total
Lecture
Clinical/Lab
Module Title:
Hours
Hours
Hours
Module ACD Equipment, Utensils, Tools and Preparations
50
30
20
Module BCD Decorating Techniques
40
10
30
Module CCD Working with Icing, Glazes and Filling Choices
70
30
40
Module DCD How to Make and Use a Piping Bag
70
30
40
Module ECD Decorating with Sugar Flowers
40
10
30
Module FCD Making and Decorating Wedding Cakes
70
30
40
Module GCD Creating Decorative Children’s Cakes
70
30
40
Module HCD Holiday Cakes and Celebration Cakes
70
30
40
Total
480
200
280

Module Description:

Module ACD         Equipment, Utensils, Tools and Preparations – Students will learn how to identify and properly select the correct equipment and utensils used for cake decorating.  Students will also learn how to prepare cakes of various layers for decoration.

Module BCD         Decorating Techniques – Students will demonstrate knowledge of various cake decorating techniques using icing offset spatulas to apply icing, glazes and powdered candies.  Emphasis is place on usage of different shapes and sizes of icing tips to achieve the desired décor effect.

Module CCD         Working with Icing, Glazes and Filling Choices – Students will learn how to correctly apply icing, glazes and fillings onto cakes of various layers.  Students will also learn how to prepare various flavors and colors to achieve the desired décor effect.

Module DCD         How to Make and Use a Piping Bag – Students will learn how to make and use a Piping Bag for cake décor purposes.  Students will also learn how to use various icing tips which allow them to create lines, dots, flowers and scripting.

Module ECD          Decorating with Sugar Flowers – Students will learn how to decorate a cake using sugar flowers.  Students will also learn how to create basic sugar flowers from scratch and apply them onto cakes of various layers to achieve the desired décor effect.

Module FCD          Making and Decorating Wedding Cakes – Students will learn how to make multi-tier wedding cakes and also learn common techniques and trends used for their decoration.

Module GCD         Creating Decorative Children’s Cakes – Students will learn how to decorate cakes that appeal to children by using common techniques and decorative styles.

Module HCD         Holiday Cakes and Celebration Cakes – Students will learn how to prepare and decorate cakes for holiday themes and special events such as celebrations.

CHILDCARE PROVIDER

Program Description         

This 480 clock hour program requires the completion of 16 weeks (days), or 16 weeks (evenings) of study.  This program will familiarize students with the fundamentals of childcare as a provider.  Students will learn how to care for infants, young children, and older children, usually while the children’s parents or guardians are at work or away for other reason. They learn to work individually with one child or with groups of children to create a safe, comfortable, and creative environment. 

Program Objectives

This program is designed to provide students with the fundamental skills and knowledge to perform duties of a Childcare Provider including providing care for infants and children of various ages.  Emphasis is placed on social, physical, cognitive and creative development and learning.

Occupational Objectives                   

Graduates of the program may qualify for entry-level position as a Childcare Provider in a private scholastic setting.

Licensure Goal/Requirements: None

Program Length/Class Hours

Total       Lecture  Clinical/Lab

 

Total
Lecture
Clinical/Lab
Module Title:
Hours
Hours
Hours
Module ACP Learning Development for Infants
30
20
10
Module BCP Learning Development for 2 and 3 year olds
50
40
10
Module CCP Learning Development for Preschool Children
50
30
20
Module DCP Emotional and Self Development
20
15
05
Module ECP Social, Physical and Cognitive Development
60
50
10
Module FCP Language and Creative Development
50
40
10
Module GCP Learning through Observation
20
15
05
Module HCP Families and Communities
40
30
10
Module IFB Guidance, Health, Safety and Nutrition
40
30
10
Module JCP Program Management and Externship
120
00
00
Total
480
270
90

 

Module Description:

Module ACP         Learning Development for Infants – Students will learn how to care for infants including   handling feeding, bathing, and sleeping routines as well as how to provide the right stimuli for optimal progress in their development.

Module BCP          Learning Development for 2 and 3 Year Olds – Students will learn to identify and understand the major motor, intellectual, social and emotional changes of a 2 or 3-year-old child. Students will also learn how to effectively communicate with children to help ease frustration and misbehavior.

Module CCP          Learning Development for Preschool Children – Students will learn how to create a learning environment for preschool aged children which promotes educational learning and helps develop social skills.

Module DCP         Emotional and Self-Development – Students will learn how provide development in physical, emotional, and social development areas of young children.  Students will also learn how to assist in developing social awareness and communication skills in young children to relieve stressful situations and misbehavior.

Module ECP          Social, Physical and Cognitive Development – Students will learn how to establish an environment to promotes social, physical and cognitive development in young children. This may include learning devices, toys and equipment that promotes child development.

Module FCP          Language and Creative Development – Students will learn how to establish a learning environment that promotes learning of language and the creativity of a young child and how it aides in their cognitive development.

 Module GCP         Learning Through Observation – Students will learn how to create a learning environment that promotes positive learning by observation.  Students will also learn how to use effective creativity through the use of visual aids and simple communication with young children.

Module HCP         Families and Communities – Students will learn how to understand the needs of working families and communities, and also learn how to adapt to specific care needs such as scheduling, age specific diets, or other special care needs a family may require.

Module ICP           Guidance, Health, Safety and Nutrition – Students will learn how to correctly provide guidance to those in their care, while also establishing a safe care environment. Students will also learn about nutrition and health needs of infants and young children.

Module JCP           Program Management and Internship – Students will conduct a 120-hour internship at a childcare facility where they will apply their knowledge and skills learned.  Upon completion of their internship, students will have satisfactorily completed their program.

FLORAL AND BRIDAL ARRANGEMENT AND DESIGN

Program Description         

This 480 clock hour requires the completion of 16 weeks (days), or 16 weeks (evenings) of study.  This program will familiarize students with the fundamental skills to perform the duties of a Floral and Bridal Arrangement Designer in a flower shop working with various types of flowers and foliage.  Students also learn to create arrangements using artificial plants and balloons.

 

Program Objectives

This program is designed to provide students with the fundamental skills and knowledge to create floral decorations with live flowers and foliage or artificial flowers or balloons for special events such as birthdays, weddings, holidays or other types.

 

Occupational Objectives                   

Graduates of the program may qualify for entry-level positions as a Floral and Bridal Arrangement and Designer in flower shop setting. Licensure Goal/Requirements: None

Program Length/Class Hours

Total
Lecture
Clinical/Lab
Module Title:
Hours
Hours
Hours
Module AFB Introduction to Decorations
30
10
20
Module BFB Natural Floral Arranging
60
10
50
Module CFB Artificial Floral Arranging
60
10
50
Module DFB Album Decoration
60
10
50
Module EFB Balloon Decoration
60
10
50
Module FFB Porcelain Decoration
60
10
50
Module GFB Seasonal Decoration
60
10
50
Module HSE Bridal Accessories and Arrangements
60
10
50
Module IFB Career Development
60
10
20
Total
480
90
390

 

 

Module Description:

Module AFB          Introduction to Decorations – Students will learn the fundamentals of decoration and the different types of material that are used to create decorations in the floral industry.

Module BFB          Natural Floral Arranging – Students will learn to identify natural flowers and foliage commonly used when creating arrangements.  Students will also learn how to properly care for and handle these types of flowers and foliage.

Module CFB          Artificial Floral Arranging – Students will learn how to utilize artificial flowers and foliage that are commonly used to create arrangements.

Module DFB          Album Decoration – Students will learn how to create arrangements that may be used as special décor or in photos for memoir albums.

Module EFB          Balloon Decoration – Students will learn how to use Mylar and Latex balloon to create decorations that will accent floral arrangements.  Students will also learn how to use helium gas to inflate the balloons in a safe manner.

Module FFB          Porcelain Decoration – Students will learn how to decorate porcelain items used for accenting floral arrangements.  Students will also learn how to paint and enhance porcelain items for décor purposes.

Module GFB          Seasonal Decoration – Students will learn how to arrange various types of flowers and foliage to create arrangements that have a seasonal theme, including holidays and events.

Module HFB          Bridal Accessories and Arrangements – Students will learn how to utilize bridal accessories in order to create a bridal arranged theme for wedding events.  Students will also learn how to decorate rooms for wedding celebrations utilizing balloons and other accessories.

Module IFB           Career Development – Students will apply their knowledge and skills learned in a practical hands-on environment and also seek entry level employment in the field related to their program of study.

SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS INSTALLER

Program Description

This 200 clock hour program requires the completion of 10 weeks (days) of study.  This program prepares students with skills and knowledge to install and repair solar-energy systems designed to collect and store energy from the sun for residential, commercial and industrial use. 

Program Objectives

The program is designed to provide comprehensive training to become Solar Energy Installer in a residential or commercial building.

Occupational Objectives

Graduates from this program may obtain employment in the solar energy installer field working in residential or commercial building setting installing equipment that may enhance the conservation of energy in a building. Licensure Goal/Requirements: None

Program Length/Class Hours 

Total       Lecture  Clinical/Lab

Total
Lecture
Clinical/Lab
Module Title:
Hours
Hours
Hours
Module ASE ASE Terminology and Safety Basics
20
15
5
Module BSE Electricity Basics
40
20
20
Module CSE Electrical Circuits
40
20
20
Module DSE Solar Energy Fundamentals
10
10
0
Module ESE PV Modules and System Components
10
5
5
Module FSE Maintenance and Troubleshooting
10
5
5
Module GSE Site Assessment
10
5
5
Module HSE Installation of PV System
60
30
30
Toatal
200
110
90

Module Description:

Module ASE          ASE Terminology and Safety Basics – Students will learn basic theory regarding solar energy, including professional communication, positive attitude, honesty, self-confidence, work ethic, time management, as well as Cal/OSHA/ASE safety regulations that govern the workplace.

Module BSE          Electricity Basics – Students will learn how to work safely with electricity, how to test a circuit breaker using a voltage tester, and how to reset a breaker panel; students will also learn how to identify “hot wires” by use of colored wire.  Emphasis will be placed on Cal/OSHA/ASE safety guidelines.

Module CSE          Electrical Circuits – Students will learn how to safely replace a basic three-way or four-way light switch.  Students will also learn how to replace an electrical outlet.  Emphasis will be placed on Cal/OSHA/ASE safety guidelines.

Module DSE          Solar Energy Fundamentals – Students will learn basic knowledge of solar energy systems and how their use provides for efficient energy management in a residential or commercial building.  Students will also learn of current federal, state, and local regulations, laws, and tax incentives that seek to make solar-power adoption more feasible.

Module ESE           PV Modules and System Components – Student will learn the makeup of a PV module (Photovoltaic module), also known as a solar panel and their main function in a solar energy system. Students will also learn various types of PV modules including Crystalline Silicone, Thin-film, Rigid thin-film and Flexible thin-film panels, and mounting components used for ground or roof mounted systems.

Module FSE           Maintenance and Troubleshooting – Students will learn how to conduct routine maintenance, evaluate performance output including correct pressure and non-leakage checks, and troubleshoot a solar energy and thermal energy system.

Module GSE          Site Assessment – Students will learn how to conduct site assessments to properly evaluate the type of solar energy system that is suitable for installation in a residential or commercial building.

Module HSE          Installation of the PV System – Students will learn how to properly install a full PV system in a residential and commercial building to exact specifications of the original plan.

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Program Description         

This 480 Clock hour program requires the completion of 20 weeks (days), or 20 weeks (evenings) of study.  This program familiarizes students with theory, practical and clinical knowledge so that they may obtain entry-level employment as a medical assistant or medical administrator. 

Program Objectives

This program is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and techniques needed to function in a medical front office or back office setting.  Students will be introduced to medical procedures such as phlebotomy, venipuncture, EKG monitoring, minor surgical techniques, laboratory techniques, and emergency first aid. Students will also learn medical billing and insurance coding, medical law and ethics and medical office management procedures.

Occupational Objectives                   

Graduates of the program may qualify for entry-level positions in the Medical Assistant field performing duties such as, clinical medical assistants, medical administrative assistants, medical record clerks, medical office managers, medical insurance billing clerks, medical receptionists, and also work directly with physicians.

Licensure Goal/Requirements: None

 Program Length/Class Hours

Total       Lecture  Clinical/Lab

Total
Lecture
Clinical/Lab
Module Title:
Hours
Hours
Hours
Module AMB Word Processing and Keyboarding
30
10
20
Module BPM Introduction to Computers
30
10
20
Module CMB Ms Word
40
10
30
Module DMB Ms Excel
40
10
30
Module EPM Medical Terminology and Anatomy
120
60
60
Module FMB Medical Billing Software
80
60
60
Module GMB Medical Billing, Insurance Coding
100
50
50
Module HMB Professional Development
10
5
5
Toatal
450
175
275

 

Module Description:

Module AMA        Anatomy and Physiology – The student will learn the basic concepts of human anatomy, including the body as a whole, its functions, tissues and major organ systems.  The student will also learn medical terminology including areas such as pronunciation, spelling origin and construction.

Module BMA        Clinical Procedures – Students will learn the fundamental principles of patient care, such as; patient assessment and charting, vital signs and EKG monitoring. Students will also learn basic protocols, including; assisting with primary physical examinations and emergency medical treatment in various scenarios, including the treatment of infants, children and adults.

Module CMA        Medical Office Procedures – The student will learn how to make appointments, create and organize patient records, learn records management systems, and develop skills in alphabetic filing and indexing. Students will develop speed and accuracy in computer keyboarding and learn medical terminology.

Module DMA        Word Processing and Keyboarding – Students will learn keyboarding skills and techniques to improve speed.

Module FMA        Medical Office Software – Students will learn how medical office software is used to maintain electronic health records and process claims. They will also gain an overview of medical billing and coding practices.

Module GMA        Health Care Law and Ethics – Students will learn current laws that regulate the health care industry including those pertaining to patients’ rights and privacy.  The student will also learn standard Cal/OSHA rules and regulations that pertain to the health care industry.

Module HMA        Externship – Student will participate in a 120 hour externship position in a field related to their program of study.  They will experience “on the job training” and perform duties using skills they have acquired from their training.

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Program Description

This 510 clock hour program requires the completion of 17 weeks (days) of study.  This program will familiarize students with the fundamentals of Property Management and how to perform these functions for residential or commercial buildings including multi-unit type properties.                                                                                                                                                                                      

Program Objectives

The program is designed to provide students with the knowledge to perform the duties of a property manager including collecting rents, conducting maintenance on properties using third party servicers or employees, and maintaining financial records of the property.

Occupational Objectives

Graduates of the program will be able to qualify for entry-level positions as Property Manager in a residential or commercial setting. Licensure Goal/Requirements: None

Program length/Class hours

Total
Lecture
Clinical/Lab
Module Title:
Hours
Hours
Hours
Module APM Introduction to Computers
80
20
60
Module BPM Accounting
150
80
70
Module CPM Introduction to Landlord Max Software
95
45
50
Module DPM Landlord and Tenant Rights and Responsibilities
95
45
50
Module EPM Class Summary and Review
90
90
00
Total
510
280
230

Module Description:

Module APM        Introduction to Computers – Students will learn full working knowledge of a PC in a MS Windows environment, and learn how to operate MS Office programs. 

Module BPM        Accounting – Students will learn basic accounting principles including manual accounting, terminologies to classify and record transactions, prepare adjusting and closing entries, and prepare financial statements.  Students will also learn computerized accounting and methods of analyzing and controlling cash receipts and disbursements. 

Module CPM        Introduction to Landlord Max Software – Students will learn how to utilize Landlord Max software to perform accounting, tenant management, and lease management functions for a multi-unit rental building. 

Module DPM        Landlord and Tenant; Rights and Responsibilities – Students will learn basic rights of a tenant and the responsibilities of a landlord regarding property rental and leasing, Students will also learn basic laws that pertain to rental and lease agreements, how to serve eviction notices and resolving tenant complaints.

Module EPM         Class Summary and Review – Students will summarize and review their skills and knowledge obtained by creating fictitious rental and lease agreements utilizing Landlord Max Software.  Students will also practice resolving tenant complaints, accounting methods during rent collection and servicing properties utilizing third party service providers.