Count on increasing your paycheck! If you have a flair for numbers and an interest in the financial workings of business then you should enroll immediately because you are in demand! You will electronically complete an entire simple accounting cycle for a sole owner service organization; as well as an entire cycle for a merchandising business. Text required.
QuickBooks is the most well-known bookkeeping software on the market. It’s not surprising that QuickBooks users are highly sought after by employers. Give yourself the edge by enrolling today, as this class fills quickly. Accounting Level I is a good companion to this class for a more in-depth understanding of business accounting. Text and flash drive required.
Early Education-Pathway to Your National Credential
Child care workers are not babysitters; they are early childhood educators. The Child Development Associate (CDA) is a national credential required for early care and education providers. Students wishing to pursue the CDA must have a high school diploma or equivalent. You will gain the skills to nurture children in terms of emotional, physical, intellectual, and social development. Class assignments require interaction with children in a child care setting. Ideally, a student will work at a child care facility, or have done so in the past. Students must complete a portfolio which includes extensive writing (typewritten) assignments. Scholarships are available, call 1-866-343-3881 or visit www.okhighered.org/secc to see if you qualify. This series can be taken in any order, however, unit 10 will be taken last. Basic Windows navigation skills is highly recommended. In order to be employed in Oklahoma at a licensed child care facility, you have to be able to pass a background check/sex offender registry check. Text required.
Unit 1 1/12-1/21 T/Th 5:30-8pm 10 $44 CCC01/ 1
Unit 2 2/2-2/11 T/Th 5:30-8pm 10 $44 CCC02/1
Unit 3 2/23-3/11 T/Th 5:30-8pm 15 $66 CCC03/1
Unit 4 3/30-5/6 T/Th 5:30-8pm 30 $130 CCC04/1
Unit 5 5/18-6/17 T/Th 5:30-8pm 25 $109 CCC05/1
At the most basic level, A+ certification declares that you are a competent computer technician. A+ certification is a vendor-independent certification that allows you to state that you are familiar with computer software and hardware and that you have had some training when it comes troubleshooting. The test covers everything from hardware to computer safety to networking to personal devices like laptops and PDAs. Having an A+ certification states that you have a broad and generalized amount of information about computers and networks. Hardware Level I is recommended prior to A+. Online Curriculum is included with tuition, tool kit, and wrist strap required.
You will achieve the technical and soft skills needed to succeed in entry-level networking professions such as network installer, help desk technician, pre-sales support technician or network technician. Completion of the first two levels prepares you to take the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) Certification exam. Completion of all four levels prepares you for the Routing and Switching certification exam. Students have the option after taking the first two levels to take CCNA Security, or the CCNA Routing and Switching portion of the Academy. ATTENDING ORIENTATION IS MANDATORY. Text required.
Give yourself the competitive edge by attending this class! Employers frequently include Microsoft Excel experience as a necessity when hiring new employees to work in an office environment. Create spreadsheets that put all of the data at your fingertips. Learn the techniques to work more easily and quickly than ever before. Prerequisite: Basic Windows navigation. Text and flash drive required.
If you are looking to learn basic computer skills, this is the place to start with the latest version from Microsoft Windows. Experience applications and functions to make you confident in navigating Windows. If you use a computer for business, or leisure, this is the place to start! Text and flash drive required.
Do you enjoy dancing, but don’t always have a partner? Looking for an enjoyable way to exercise? This class was designed especially for you! The classic line dances are taught as well as newer dances danced to a variety of music. Wear comfortable clothing and smooth soled shoes as you won’t be sitting down in this exciting class.
To feel comfortable in this class, the student must have had at least one of the other line dancing classes. The dances will be at a slightly higher level and students must know all of the basic terms and moves as we will not be stopping to teach those. Prerequisite: Dance: Line Dancing or instructor's permission.
Enjoy this fun class while picking up tips to make you a better photographer! Understand lighting, composition, your camera settings, creative techniques and more. Bring your camera to class the first session. Prerequisite: Basic Windows navigation. Text and flash drive required.
Do you have that special touch? Assist in the special education classroom by working with students with disabilities. Paraprofessionals provide support in the classroom or in community-based education settings; assist the teaching in implementing the IEP; provides safety, health related, and personal care supports to enable a child to access the educational program. This training meets one of the requirements needed to obtain SEP Registry status in Oklahoma. This course does NOT not prepare you to take the Parapro test. A high school diploma or equivalency required. You must attend all 24-hours of this course. No discounts are eligible.
This program reviews EMT Basic level knowledge. Curriculum also covers shock and fluid therapy with intravenous infusion, respiratory management with the use of adjunctive airway devices, pathophysiology, and general pharmacology. Background checks and drug screens will be conducted for all students. Students must have shot records for clinical facilities which will include HB series, TB test, Varicella, Rubella, Rubiola, and Mumps. If no shot record documentation available, students must show documentation of current titer either upon enrollment or after the course starts. Students will be required to complete 140 clinical hours in addition to the 180-hour class. Recommended: Anatomy & Physiology and Medical Terminology. Prerequisite: Current EMT Basic License/Registry, Healthcare Provider CPR card. Text required.
You can be a life saver! This Basic Life Support (BLS) class teaches you to perform rescue breathing on an adult, child, and infant. You will also be prepared to use an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED). The student manual cost is included in the tuition.
1/11 M 8am-1pm 5hr $49 PUB07/1
1/19 Tu 5-10pm 5hr $49 PUB07/2
1/27 W 5-10pm 5hr $49 PUB07/3
2/1 M 8am-1pm 5hr $49 PUB07/ 4
2/9 Tu 5-10pm 5hr $49 PUB07/ 5
2/17 W 5-10pm 5hr $49 PUB07/ 6
2/25 Th 5-10pm 5hr $49 PUB07/ 7
3/1 M 5-10pm 5hr $49 PUB07/ 8
3/9 Tu 5-10pm 5hr $49 PUB07/ 9
3/24 W 5-10pm 5hr $49 PUB07/10
3/25 Th 5-10pm 5hr $49 PUB07/11
4/8 Th 5-10pm 5hr $49 PUB07/12
4/12 M 8am-1pm 5hr $49 PUB07/13
4/20 Tu 5-10pm 5hr $49 PUB07/14
4/21 W 5-10pm 5hr $49 PUB07/15
4/27 Tu 5-10pm 5hr $49 PUB07/16
5/3 M 8am-1pm 5hr $49 PUB07/17
5/11 Tu 5-10pm 5hr $49 PUB07/18
5/18 Tu 5-10pm 5hr $49 PUB07/19
5/24 M 5-10pm 5hr $49 PUB07/ 20
6/1 Tu 5-10pm 5hr $49 PUB07/21
6/7 M 8am-1pm 5hr $49 PUB07/22
6/9 W 5-10pm 5hr $49 PUB07/23
6/15 Tu 5-10pm 5hr $49 PUB07/24
6/17 Th 5-10pm 5hr $49 PUB07 25
The following classes are held at the Frederick campus located at 2001 E. Gladstone.
1/5 Tu 5-10pm 5hr $49 F-PUB07/2
2/22 Tu 5-10pm 5hr $49 F-PUB07/3
3/23 Tu 5-10pm 5hr $49 F-PUB07/4
4/6 Tu 5-10pm 5hr $49 F-PUB07/5
5/4 Tu 5-10pm 5hr $49 F-PUB07/6
6/16 Tu 5-10pm 5hr $49 F-PUB07/7
This class is designed for those who have a current American Heart Association CPR for Healthcare Providers/BLS card and need to recertify their card prior to the expiration date. Students will be supplied with a Student Provider Manual which is included in the tuition amount. Prerequisite: Current CPR for Healthcare Providers/BLS card.
1/25 M 6-9pm 3hr $49 PUB26/1
2/24 W 6-9pm 3hr $49 PUB26/2
3/29 M 9am-12pm 3hr $49 PUB26/ 3
4/28 W 6-9pm 3hr $49 PUB26/4
5/24 M 9am-12pm 3hr $49 PUB26/5
Providing emergency care to patients in their time of need is just what an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) does every day. Classroom and clinical experience are combined to provide just what you need to obtain your certification. Forty clinical hours are required in addition to class time. Background checks will be conducted for all students. Additional (approximate) costs for this course include books $211, access to EMSTesting.com $25, titer tests if no shot record is available, TB Test, drug screen $30, and black uniform pants and shoes. You must be at least 18 to take the national certification exam which $85, there is an Oklahoma State EMT License fee of $85. There is a fee of $15 for insurance.
This Emergency Medical Services Instructor Course is designed to represent the didactic portion and a practical application to become an EMS Instructor and satisfies the Oklahoma State EMS requirements to become an EMS Instructor. Students will develop a course curriculum to include a syllabus, goals and objectives, lesson plans, psychomotor skills lesson plans, lectures, outlines, and examinations.
Course goal is to provide tools and resources for EMS educators to help the student reach their learning goals and to assist in the process of obtaining Oklahoma requirements for approval as an EMS instructor. Prerequisite is a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Basic EMT or current level.
This is the first course in a four course Paramedic Program. While introduced to the world of paramedicine, you learn the roles and responsibilities of a Paramedic. In addition to reviewing medical, legal and ethical issues, you learn the foundations in pathophysiology, pharmacology and medication administration. Anatomy and Physiology is included in this class. Student will not be required to participate in clinical rotations during level I. Students are required to submit a completed Paramedic Program Application and meet all requirements specified within the application. The application, all required documentation and testing must be turned in and completed one month prior to the start date. Prerequisite: Basic EMT License, text required.
Students will recognize the presence of hazardous materials and applicable Federal and State regulations and reporting requirements. All emergency responders are required to complete this course. Hazardous Materials Level 1 - Awareness is a prerequisite for all other Oklahoma HAZMAT courses.
Students will be able identify hazardous materials and methods for stabilizing an incident. This program was developed for Firefighter response to HAZMAT Emergencies and is required training for all firefighters that respond to hazardous materials incidents. STUDENTS MUST PROVIDE FIREFIGHTER TURNOUT GEAR. Prerequisite: Hazardous Materials Awareness and SCBA Training. This course, along with Hazardous Materials Awareness are requisites for Firefighter Level I.
This course addresses the exterior offensive fire attack strategy. Students will consider the advantages and limitation of this strategy, the impact of exterior fire attacks on fire behavior, ventilation methods and fire streams, which are used with exterior offensive attacks. The course uses small group activities where students evaluate a fire scenario, determine if an exterior offensive fire attack is feasible, and then develop a strategy for making that happen.
You will take away from this class the ability to identify body systems, components and their function. This class along with Medical Terminology (strongly encouraged that you take Medical Terminology prior to taking this class) will provide you with a solid foundation for more advanced medical classes. Text required.
Jump from a Certified Nurse Assistant to a Certified Medication Aide (CMA). You will learn about medication classifications, orders, storage, documentation, routes of administration, and medications used for every major body system. In addition to classroom instruction, students must complete 16 clinical hours. Students must provide immunization documents, and pass a drug urinalysis. Prerequisite: Current BLS (CPR) card, must have a current Oklahoma Nurse Aide Certification with no abuse notations and worked as a CNA for six months, and have a high school diploma or GED. Must have physical and mental capability to safely perform duties. Recommended: Math for Health Occupations.
This field is growing and in high demand! This Oklahoma State Health Department approved course combines practical education coupled with on-location training to teach you about resident care to include safety, mental health, personal care, and basic nursing skills. According to Oklahoma State Law, if a criminal arrest check reveals a person having been convicted of an offense which bars employment in a healthcare entity, the trainee shall be withdrawn from the training program. Additional costs associated with training excluding scrubs and shoes include books and supplies at approximately $100, certification testing fees $70, urinalysis $35. Prerequisite: CPR/BLS Card.
The student in this 60-hour course will be introduced to the medical coding field for both hospital and medical offices. The medical coder will learn the basic principles behind ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 nomenclatures and how to use them effectively and appropriately in the workplace. Prerequisites: Medical Terminology and Anatomy and Physiology. Text required.
This class expands upon the Medical Coding Level I course. Students will become more knowledgeable and proficient and ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 coding practices. The text book used in Level I will be used for this level as well. Prerequisites: Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology, and Medical Coding Level I.
Discover what it takes to be the person on the front line of a medical office. Learn about medical laws, working with patients, appointment scheduling, health information management, basic medical insurance billing, business operations and more! Text required.
5/11-7/8 T/Th 6-9pm 54 $225 MED54 1
This class is the obvious choice to start your medical career. Medical vocabulary is essential to work in any health career from a Medical Coder to a Surgical Technologist. It is strongly recommended that you take this class prior to taking Anatomy and Physiology. Text required.
The Pharmacy Technician is one of the fastest growing professions in the medical care field. With ongoing pharmaceutical and technological advancements in Pharmacy, Pharmacy Technicians are required to stay up to date with laws, regulations and everyday pharmacy operations. This comprehensive course will teach students the proper techniques and knowledge needed to become a successful Pharmacy Technician.
If you choose to pursue national certification (which isn’t required to work in Oklahoma, but may be preferred by employers), you must have received a high school diploma or GED by the application receipt deadline and never been convicted of a felony to sit for the National Pharmacy Technician Certification examination. Prerequisite: Math for Health Occupations. Text required as well as calculator.
Students gain hands-on experience in blood collection, specimen handling, venipuncture and finger stick techniques, and more in this exciting class. Students gain experience by drawing blood from each other. This class combined with level II prepares a student to take a national certification exam. Prerequisite: Medical Terminology helpful. Text required.
1/20-3/24 M/W 6-9pm 48hr $205 MED08/5
1/26-3/25 T/Th 6-9pm 48hr $205 MED08/ 2
1/25-3/29 M/W 6-9pm 48hr $205 MED08/1
4/6-5/27 T/Th 6-9pm 48hr $205 MED08/3
4/7-6/2 M/W 6-9pm 48hr $205 MED08/ 4
This continuation course is designed for students that wish to gain more knowledge, hands-on experience, and potentially a national certification. The documented experience gained during this class would allow you to take a National Phlebotomy Certification exam. Students wishing to take the exam must have a high school diploma or GED, and pay an online testing fee of around $117. Prerequisite: Phlebotomy Level I within last two years. Text required.
This Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) sponsored course covers the basic fundamentals of motorcycling. You will receive step-by-step instructions on how to safely ride a motorcycle. Successful completion of this course satisfies the DOD MSF card requirement. It waives the Oklahoma written and driving test to obtain your motorcycle “M” endorsement on your license. Students 14-17 must have their legal guardian attend the first session to sign a consent form. Anyone under the age of 18, by law, has to complete a MSF course to get their “M” endorsement on their license. Training motorcycles are provided. Students must wear long sleeve shirt, long pants, over the ankle footwear, full fingered gloves and an approved helmet (which we provide if you don’t have one).
These following classes meet Fridays from 6-9 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8 am- 4:30 pm:
Do you have that special touch? Assist in the special education classroom by working with students with disabilities. Paraprofessionals provide support in the classroom or in community-based education settings; assist the teaching in implementing the IEP; provides safety, health related, and personal care supports to enable a child to access the educational program. This training meets one of the requirements needed to obtain SEP Registry status in Oklahoma. This course does NOT not prepare you to take the Parapro test. A high school diploma or GED is required. You must attend all 24-hours of this course. No discounts are eligible.
9/8-10/1 T/Th 6-9pm 24hr $132 PRD06/1
Do you “Live to Ride” on a routine basis? Do you have several years of riding experience? Would you like to make extra money teaching what you love? The RiderCoach course gives you the nuts and bolts of teaching the Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic RiderCourse. If you have a desire to help reduce motorcycle accidents and injuries, the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) course may be for you. These specially trained RiderCoach graduates are MSF certified to teach the MSF Basic RiderCourse. Suggested Prerequisite: Successful completion of an MSF Basic RiderCourse.
2/26-3/14 Fri 5-10pm, Sat & Sun 8am-5pm 63hr $425 PUB24/1
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Great Plains Technology Center has partnered with United Training to provide a broad range of technical training, desktop applications, ITIL training, project management training, and application development courses. Our partnership will enable you to expand your current skill set and provide potential career growth opportunities. United Training delivers the latest, in demand training through partnerships with industry leaders such as Microsoft, CompTIA, Cisco, and ISC2. These course offerings are now available to you locally through Great Plains Technology Center. For more information, please visit: https://portals.unitedtraining.com/great-plains-technology-center
Whether it takes sheet metal repair, fiberglass body panel installation, structural alignment or paint refinishing to make your chassis classy, it is all here for you. Students will provide a project which must meet with the instructor’s approval.
You will learn the principles of electrical wiring, from gauging wire size to installing electrical outlets, light switches, and breaker boxes. The course will focus specifically on electrical applications of electrical wiring. Text required.
You will learn the Principles of Control Wiring, 220 volt installation, and an introduction to the N. E. C. (National Electrical Code) regulations. Prerequisite: Electrical Residential Wiring I. Text required.
Learn to operate a forklift while learning the non-job specific training requirements mandated in the OSHA standard 1910.178. Topics include the classes, types, and safe operation of Powered Industrial Trucks. You will gain a greater understanding of the stability and capacity as well as get hands on training on a sit down counter balance forklift.
1/29 F 8am-2pm 6hr $49 TAT06/1
2/26 F 8am-2pm 6hr $49 TAT06/2
3/26 F 8am-2pm 6hr $49 TAT06/3
4/30 F 8am-2pm 6hr $49 TAT06/4
5/28 F 8am-2pm 6 $49 TAT06/5
Demand is great for heat and air technicians. Get acquainted with the components of the refrigeration cycle, troubleshooting, refrigerants, and leak detection. You will also learn the electrical systems of air conditioning and refrigeration units and more. This popular class fills quickly, enroll today! Text required.
1/14-4/27 T/Th 6-9pm 84hr $355 TAT20/1
1/13-5/5 M/W 6-9pm 84hr $355 TAT20/2
This course is offered at our Frederick campus located at 2001 E. Gladstone.
Successful completion of this course give you the knowledge and skill needed for an entry level position at Henniges Automotive in Frederick, Oklahoma. You will learn safety, terminology, and hands-on job skills. Job placement opportunities and wage incentives are just the beginning of what this class has to offer.
You will have an opportunity to learn at your own level using required welding processes such as: welding and cutting operations with oxy-acetylene cutting equipment, gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) operations on steel, perform gas metal arc welding (GMAW) operations on a variety of metals, and operate welding related equipment commonly found in the welding industry. The second night of class you will need to provide your own safety equipment to include: Leather boots, pliers and cutters, safety welding glasses, leather gloves, welding helmet shade #10, leather welding sleeve, and welding cap.