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Engineering Technician
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Engineering Technician

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Course Description:

Are you a problem solver and a team player? Why not consider a career as an engineering technician? An engineering technician needs a practical understanding of engineering concepts to assist engineers and technologists in projects relating to research and development, implementation or operation. This course can provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to prove competency and begin your career as an engineering technician quickly.

This online Engineering Technician course provides an intensive overview of the skills necessary for this manufacturing role. You will learn math, inspection, safety, materials, machining, quality, grinding, electrical systems, automation, motor controls, additive manufacturing, assembly, design, and management necessary to work as an Engineering Technician.

What you will learn:

  • Six Sigma, 5S, Lean, and TPM
  • Inspection Methods
  • Metallurgy and Materials Science
  • CNC Controls and Programming
  • Programmable Logic Control and Programming
  • Electrical Systems
  • Fabrication and Assembly Processes
  • Additive Manufacturing Processes
  • Composite Processing
  • Product, Process, and Production Design and Management

How you will benefit:

  • Prepare for a career as a tool and die maker, die maker, tool and die machinist, or toolmaker
  • Gain confidence in your ability to perform your job

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

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Fitness Business Management
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Fitness Business Management

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Class Description:

A successful fitness business is about more than burning calories and building muscles. To be competitive in the business world, you need to know about strategic planning, accounting, marketing, human resources, customer relations, and more. This course will prepare you to implement a successful business system in private or commercial health clubs, medically-based fitness facilities, community wellness centers, personal training studios, physical therapy clinics, YMCAs, JCCs, college centers, recreational settings, or corporate fitness centers. This course was developed to establish an industry-standard in fitness management education.

A competitive advantage offered in this course is the Optional Field Internship. Students who take advantage of this option will be able to practice the fitness management concepts they've learned about through an internship in a health and fitness setting. This course is offered in partnership with the IDEA Health & Fitness Association, Health Club Managers, Inc., and Personal Fitness Professional (PFP). IDEA provided content and curriculum for the course, and, as a student, you'll receive a complimentary six-month subscription to the digital edition of the IDEA Fitness Journal. Health Club Managers, Inc., a health club staff and management training company provide graduating certificate students with a preferred discount on their services. PFP provides students with a free three-year subscription. The subscription includes eight print issues of their magazine per year, a bi-monthly e-newsletter, a digital magazine, and access to an interactive website with blogs, polls, articles, and much more.

The American College of Sports Medicine's Professional Education Committee certifies that "Educational Fitness Solutions" meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from 2019 – December 2022. Providership # 672784.

Continuing Education Credits/Units:

This course may qualify for CECs/CEUs for the following organizations. Please contact the course provider to obtain the latest information.

  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • American Senior Fitness Association (SFA)
  • International Sports Science Association (ISSA)
  • Health and Fitness Professionals Association (HFPA)
  • National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)
  • National Strength Professional Association (NSPA)
  • National Posture Institute (NPI)

What you will learn:

  • Learn the skill-sets and competencies that a fitness professional needs in order to be a successful entrepreneur, owner, or department manager
  • Understand how to operate a fiscally successful business in the fitness industry
  • Learn business concepts, including purchasing, contractual agreements, risk management and negligence, technology issues, and other fiscal concerns
  • Identify how branding influences consumers and creates a demand for fitness services and productsUnderstand customer relationship management methods
  • Effectively use sales techniquesLearn how to create strategic business plans for successful health and business ventures
  • Master the financial and accounting knowledge needed to manage a fitness operationUnderstand sales and communication techniques needed to thrive in the professional world

How you will benefit:

  • Develop the skills needed to succeed as a professional in the fitness industry
  • Explore the profession as a potential career choice with the optional field internship experience
  • Earn continuing education credits/units

Prerequisites:

You are required to have CPR certification and approval by the program coordinator prior to beginning the Optional Field Internship.

Basic computer skills are required.

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Home Inspection Certificate
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Home Inspection Certificate

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Course Description:

The Home Inspection Certificate Course covers the principal components, procedures, and processes of home inspection. This course has also been approved by the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) and various home inspector organizations and regulatory boards for membership renewal credits or continuing education credits. It is also one component of the steps required to obtain a NIBI Certified Inspector credential.

Through 11 in-depth modules, you will gain insight on the methodologies required to perform a home inspection. You will learn how to inspect and report on heating and cooling systems, plumbing and electrical systems, roof and siding, the foundation, and other major components of a home.

What you will learn:

  • The purpose, scope, procedures, and standards of practice of a home inspection
  • The methodologies involved in creating a home inspection report
  • Residential construction materials and methods
  • Basic residential construction materials and techniques
  • Types of home inspection and personal protective equipment used by home inspectors
  • To recognize common defects found in residential construction
  • Appropriate reporting methodologies for creating a home inspection report

How you will benefit:

  • Build the knowledge base needed to complete home inspection exams
  • Earn membership renewal credits or other continuing education credits
  • Take the next step in the NIBI Certified Inspector credential process
  • Receive a home inspection course certificate

Prerequisites:

There are no specific prerequisites for this course, but having some working knowledge of residential construction and appraisals is beneficial. Further, while you can take this course in any state, please note that some jurisdictions have home inspector licensing or registration laws that require a classroom, field inspection, and/or association membership component. Be sure to check your state's requirements prior to enrolling.

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HVAC/R Certified Technician (Voucher Included)
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HVAC/R Certified Technician (Voucher Included)

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Course Description:

If you have more than a year of HVAC/R experience, this course will prepare you for the next step—certification. HVAC/R technicians are in demand, but certified technicians can earn more and have better career opportunities.

This course uses hands-on service call simulations to prepare for the HVAC Excellence or NATE certification exams. By course completion, you will be ready to pass the HVAC Excellence Core and Professional Technician exams, the NATE Core and Specialty Test exams, and the EPA 608 certification exam. You will also receive a voucher package to take the HVAC Excellence exams. However, please research your state's requirements prior to enrollment to ensure this course is the right fit for you.

Certification Exams

By course completion, you will be fully prepared to sit for the HVAC Excellence Core and Professional Technician exams, the NATE Core and Specialty Test exams, and the EPA 608 certification exam.

Upon completion of this course, you will receive an HVAC Excellence ESCO Group Voucher Package that includes:

*To sit for the HVAC Excellence Core exam, you must provide two years of documented work experience. Exam proctor fees may apply.

Additionally, this course aligns with the following Professional Technician specialty areas (vouchers are not included for the below exams):

  • Principals of Electrical and Refrigeration Theory
  • Residential Air Conditioning
  • Gas HeatElectric Heat
  • Heat Pump Installer
  • Heat Pump Service
  • Light commercial Air Conditioning
  • Light commercial Refrigeration

What you will learn:

  • Understand the procedures and criteria needed to conduct a residential energy audit
  • Four basic components that make up the vapor-compression refrigeration cycle
  • Functions and desired characteristics of system refrigerants
  • Demonstrate piping operations typically performed by the air conditioning technician
  • Properly installing and operating an air-conditioning systemLatest advances and trends in green technology
  • EPA laws governing safe refrigerant handling and transport
  • Recovering, recycling, reclaiming, and retrofitting refrigerants

How you will benefit:

  • Be prepared to sit for the NATE Certification exams
  • Be prepared to sit for the HVAC Excellence Certification exams
  • Be prepared to sit for the EPA 608 Refrigerant Handling exam
  • Use real-world simulations included in this course to get "hands-on" experience
  • Soft skills simulations included in the course will help sharpen your customer service skills

Prerequisites:

This course is designed for HVAC/R technicians with one-to-two years of industry experience. In addition, you should have a high school diploma or GED.

However, if you do not have previous work experience in the HVAC/R industry, we recommend taking the HVAC/R Technician course.

Please research your state's requirements prior to enrollment to ensure this course is the right fit for you.

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Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365
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Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365

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Course Description:

Many businesses rely on spreadsheets to manage budgets, schedules, and tracking. Microsoft Excel is considered the industry standard for spreadsheets. If you use Excel regularly and want to learn more advanced functions in this powerful software, this course is for you.

You will learn how to harness the power of Excel's data analysis tools and AutoFilter commands and how to create macros that eliminate repetitive tasks. Set yourself apart from the casual Excel user by adding VLOOKUP, INDEX & MATCH, and other intermediate functions to your professional skill set. In addition, you will learn to create macros that let you manipulate data with the push of a button. You'll also discover how to use Goal Seek and Solver and apply them to real-world problems.

Hardware Requirements:

This course must be taken on a PC. It is not suitable for Chromebook and Mac users.

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Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365
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Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365

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Course Description:

Do you manage large sets of numbers, names, dates, or other pieces of information? If so, then you need to create worksheets to manage, store, organize, and even analyze this information. Excel, Microsoft's powerful spreadsheet software, is the most widely-used program to handle this task. In fact, most workplaces require that new employees have a basic level of understanding of Microsoft Excel.

If you want to learn the 2019 version of Microsoft Excel, this course will introduce you to the program's basic functions and uses. Through hands-on lessons, you will learn numerous shortcuts to quickly and efficiently set up worksheets. You will also learn how to use the function wizard to calculate statistics, future values, and more. In addition, you will get tips on sorting and analyzing data, creating three-dimensional workbooks, and automating frequently-repeated tasks with macros and buttons. By the time you're done, you will know how to use this vital Office 2019 tool.

Hardware Requirements:

This course must be taken on a PC. It is not suitable for Chromebook and Mac users.

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Java Programmer + Python Developer
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Java Programmer + Python Developer

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Class Description:

Whether you're new to programming or just want to learn new languages, this in-depth course will teach you the ins and outs of Python and Java programming. You will start coding quickly while learning from readings, presentations, exercises, and a final project. By course completion, you will have the skills you need to enter the job market as an entry-level Java or Python programmer.

What you will learn:

  • Java syntax elements, concentrating on fundamental and universally useful elements
  • How Python works and what it's good for
  • Python's place in the world of programming languages

How you will benefit:

  • Prepare for an entry-level job as a Python and/or Java programmer
  • Enhance your programming ability and add a new skill to your resume
  • Become more confident in your ability to use the Python and Java programming languages

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NASM Certified Nutrition Coach (Exam Included)
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NASM Certified Nutrition Coach (Exam Included)

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Calendar Current session started Mar 29, 2021

Bristol and ed2go are partnering to present a menu of professional programs to prepare for exams and certifications – some industry recognized!

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Class Description:

Nutrition plays a key role in almost every aspect of the health and fitness industry. Beyond fitness instruction, many clients want to pick up healthy eating patterns and make long term behavior changes. Completing this nutrition course will make you a NASM Certified Nutrition Coach. This industry-recognized certification proves that you understand nutritional science and behavior change strategies and can effectively coach clients.

What you will learn:

  • Foundational principles of nutrition science, including metabolism, macronutrients, micronutrients, hydration, alcohol, and nutrient timing
  • How culture, age, geographic region, and socioeconomic status influence dietary eating patterns
  • To customize a communication and coaching approach to fit your client's profile
  • To conduct a comprehensive client assessment and body composition testing
  • To explain the mechanisms and science behind trending diets

How you will benefit:

  • As a NASM Certified Nutrition Coach, you will be able to coach clients in both fitness and nutrition
  • Be able to create customized, evidence-based nutrition programs for your fitness clients
  • Gain the skills and expertise needed to fill several health and fitness jobs, such as sports nutritionist, weight management consultant, and wellness coach

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

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