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Organize GMAIL Like a PRO Using Google Workspace for Education

$49

with Stephanie Albernaz

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 22, 2021 at 6 pm

Are you overwhelmed by your Gmail inbox?  Take control and organize your Gmail like a pro!    

In this two-hour workshop:   

  • Learn how to deep clean and customize your inbox   
  • Use advanced Gmail features to automatically filter and sort your inbox  
  • Reply to emails faster using canned responses  
  • Create time saving contacts and contact groups  
  • Secure your Google Account   
  • And more!  

*Participants should bring a laptop or Chromebook with Chrome installed and have a Google account.

Participants who successfully complete training will receive a Bristol Community College Certificate of Attendance. Instructional Technology/Digital Literacy (IT/DL) topics will earn Continuing Education (CE’s) and may earn PDPs when bundled and submitted for License Renewal. For additional questions, please visit the License Renewal Guidelines for MA Educators at: https://www.doe.mass.edu/licensure/advance-extend-renew-license.html 

Excel Bootcamp for Intermediate Users

$99

with Julie Delcourt

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 23, 2021 at 6 pm

Microsoft Excel is a complex program that offers so much. Mastering Excel tools can assist students in applying their individual need for data processing for desired results. The pain of stumbling through your daily tasks can be daunting without a respected knowledge of the Excel program and what it is capable of.

This 4-hour training will start with a quick overview of the basics, building a solid foundation that will give you further knowledge as you progress into intermediate and advanced level topics. 

Topics to be covered:

  • Create effective spreadsheets
  • Manage large sets of data
  • Create dynamic report with Excel PivotTables
  • Automate your day to day Excel tasks by grasping the power of Macros and VBA
  • Master the use of some of Excel's most popular and highly sought after functions (SUM, VLOOKUP, IF, AVERAGE, INDEX/MATCH and many more...)

Upon completion of this course, students will have a strong understanding of the most widely used Excel tools and apply Excel tasks with efficiency and grace.

Attention Employers: If you are interested in learning more about how to send your employees to training at no charge or a reduced rate through the Workforce Training Fund Program (WTFP) Express Program, contact Business Solutions and Partnerships (BS&P) at BusinessSolutions@Bristolcc.edu or click here to get started

Maximize your Google Classroom using Google Workspace for Education  

$49

with Stephanie Albernaz

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 29, 2021 at 6 pm
1 additional session on Nov 17, 2021

Create engaging online classrooms that students can easily navigate, and teachers can easily manage.       

In this two-hour workshop:  

  • Learn tips on how to manage coursework, organize assignments, grade, leave feedback and foster better communication  
  • Master how to communicate with students, guardians and co-teachers using Google Classroom 
  • Learn time saving features such as scheduling and reusing content to maximize efficiency  Gain tips, tricks and best practices for a smooth school year 

*Participants will need a laptop or Chromebook with Chrome installed and have a Google account.

Participants who successfully complete training will receive a Bristol Community College Certificate of Attendance. Instructional Technology/Digital Literacy (IT/DL) topics will earn Continuing Education (CE’s) and may earn PDPs when bundled and submitted for License Renewal. For additional questions, please visit the License Renewal Guidelines for MA Educators at: https://www.doe.mass.edu/licensure/advance-extend-renew-license.html 

Workforce Training Fund Info Session
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Workforce Training Fund Info Session

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Calendar Next session starts Sep 30, 2021 at 10 am

Join us for an information session hosted by Bristol Community College in collaboration with MassHire Bristol & Greater New Bedford Workforce Boards to find out if your organization is eligible for training funds to support employee's professional development.

Register today: https://bit.ly/3frrE6O

Workforce Training Fund Program (WTFP) is a program of MA Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development built to support MA employers and their employee's professional development.

The session provides an overview of all of the Workforce Training Fund programs. Topics covered include: the features and requirements of each program, funding availability, and application process. Following the information session, participants should be able to determine which grants are best suited for their business needs and know how to begin the application process. The information session covers the following WTFP grant programs:

  • General Program
  • Express Program

For more information about the Workforce Training Fund Program, please visit our website: www.workforcetrainingfund.org

NOTE: This event will be held via Zoom. Upon registration you will be sent an email with the link.(You will also receive a link to log in two days before the event.)

To contact our host Rob Vitello: Robert.Vitello@bristolcc.edu

To contact WTFP: krayne@commcorp.org

Excel Bootcamp for Advanced Users

$99

with Julie Delcourt

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 30, 2021 at 6 pm

Advanced Microsoft Excel Bootcamp is a high level training designed for individuals who are fluent in functions and formulas and have basic and intermediate excel skills. Learners will gain the skills necessary to master pivot tables, audit and analyze worksheet data, utilize data tools, create and manage macros all while having the ability to collaborate with others.

Topics to be covered:

  • Create pivot tables and charts
  • Learn to trace precedents and dependents
  • Covert text, validate and consolidate data
  • Record and Use Macros
  • Save, Share and Collaborate with others using the cloud
  • Protecting Sheets and Workbooks and Finalizing a Workbook
  • And More…

Attention Employers: If you are interested in learning more about how to send your employees to training at no charge or a reduced rate through the Workforce Training Fund Program (WTFP) Express Program, contact Business Solutions and Partnerships (BS&P) at BusinessSolutions@Bristolcc.edu or click here to get started: https://bit.ly/3DayCHB

Level 1 Certified Google Educator Exam Prep

$199

with Julie Delcourt

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 4, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

COVID-19 challenged educators across the world to find new and exciting ways to deliver curriculum to students. This 10-hour course will provide educators with the proficiency and knowledge training for candidates preparing to take the Google Certified Educator Level 1 Exam and others who wish to obtain a proficient understanding of the following Google Applications:

  • Google Drive - Efficiently store and share files
  • Google Docs - Solid understanding of the feature within and how to apply
  • Google Sheets - Effectively create, edit, share, manage data through formulas, pivot table etc.
  • Google Slides - Create, use and present slides both virtually and in person
  • Google Forms - Create Forms and surveys and process the data effectively
  • Google Classroom - From beginner to a deep dive into utilizing automated communication

Please note: There is an additional cost of $10 to register directly with Google for the exam and the instructor will review the details during the training. 

This training has been approved by DESE under Instructional Technology/Digital Literacy (IT/DL) for Professional Development Points (PDPs). Participants who successfully complete training will receive a Bristol Community College Certificate of Completion. For additional questions, please visit the License Renewal Guidelines for MA Educators at: https://www.doe.mass.edu/licensure/advance-extend-renew-license.html 

Medical Interpreting

$1,025
Calendar Next available session starts Oct 4, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks
1 additional session on Oct 9, 2021

Medical interpreters are in great demand both in-person and remotely by video or phone. Interpreters can elect to work for a hospital, school, or state agency, or as contractors with many agencies throughout the country. They can also elect to work remotely from home where they can work independently and make their own hours. Open to all languages, this 60-hour program provides a working knowledge of medical interpreting, including standards of practice, ethics, HIPAA regulations, cultural competency, and medical terminology/vocabulary. The course provides intense practice via oral role plays on a variety of medical topics. The student will also be introduced to VRI (video remote interpreting) and OPI (Over the Phone Interpreting). Offered in collaboration with TransFluenci EDU, this course is designed for those preparing for entry-level careers as medical interpreters as well as for working interpreters preparing for the National Board Certificate exam. Students must be fully bilingual and must be fluent in English and one other language. This program meets the National Board for Medical Interpreter Certification training requirement and prepares you to pass the national certification exam. Upon completion of this course, students may elect to apply for national certification.

For information on certification requirements and cost click on the links below:

CCHI, Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters https://cchicertification.org/

NBCMI, National Board for the Certification of Medical Interpreters https://www.certifiedmedicalinterpreters.org/

Offshore Wind Orientation

$199

with Alan Lowdon

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 5, 2021 at 8 am
2 additional sessions through Dec 1, 2021

The U.S. Department of Energy forecasts the industry will employ 43,000 people along the East Coast by 2030, and as a result, will create thousands of jobs in southeastern Massachusetts, providing area residents career opportunities in the emerging 21st-century global economy. The U.S. offshore wind industry is emerging in the North Atlantic near the Massachusetts coastline and Bristol Community College is leading the way in workforce development.  

Course Description:

Offshore Wind Orientation will provide a broad introduction to offshore wind as an industry and technical specialization. This 2-day, 4-hour class (8am-10am) is aimed at those looking to understand more about the sector, with the intention of becoming part of the supply chain, or for satisfying general interest in this emerging industry. Equally, the course aims to provide students with a broad vocabulary of offshore wind and the confidence to engage with offshore wind professionals in a coherent manner. Content will include an overview of offshore wind technology and its increasingly important role in power generation; the process of permitting, site construction and operation; the opportunities for the USA’s emergent offshore wind sector to make its mark globally, and an introduction to those currently leading the development of this burgeoning, global industry.

Please note: Offshore Wind Orientation is a prerequisite to all other Offshore Wind classes. 

Learning Objectives:

On successful completion of this module, students will have a good understanding of:

  • The energy mix and offshore wind’s role in it
  • Where offshore wind developments can be found around the world
  • Onshore versus offshore wind – the key differences
  • Who is big in offshore wind - ‘developers’ and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)
  • The stages required to bring an offshore wind farm to life
  • The stages of an offshore wind farm’s life
  • The main components of an offshore wind farm
  • The importance of effective operations and maintenance
  • Latest perspectives on floating versus fixed structures
  • The composition of the offshore wind supply chain, including possible entry points
  • The key US stakeholders in offshore wind
  • How the US offshore wind sector might develop over the next 10 years
  • The skills required to grow an indigenous US offshore wind industry
  • Offshore wind terminology, via a glossary of terms

About the Instructor:

Dr Alan Lowdon, Director of Strategic Development for the National Offshore Wind Institute (NOWI) over 30 years’ experience as a practitioner within the international energy and utilities sectors, having held senior positions with international corporations, Rolls Royce Industrial Power, British Gas, Suez, Shell, Mott MacDonald and Jacobs. At Mott MacDonald, Alan was involved in wind resource analyses for the Cape Wind and Fishermen’s Energy offshore wind projects. He has also acted as an advisor to Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation’s offshore wind farm in Cleveland, OH.  

Read full bio: Dr Alan Lowdon Bio 2021

Link to Bristol National Offshore Wind Institute website: http://nowi.org/ 





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