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Certificate in Computer Skills for the Office
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Certificate in Computer Skills for the Office

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Calendar Current session started Mar 29, 2021

Bristol is partnering with MindEdge, founded by Harvard and MIT educators in 1998, to improve the way our region learns – student by student. Online, self-paced or instructor led, MindEdge offers over 30 courses in very diverse sectors. Many courses come with certificates leading to a career or a new skill to develop and expand your portfolio.

The best part is you can register for this class anytime!

Certificate Description:

Bring to your Office skills to a whole new level by diving into a suite set of powerful instructional courses. Excel with Excel, and move from the basics to an advanced level. Employ all of your newly-learned tips and tricks to unlock new dimensions from your data. Plus, expand your presentation prowess, with courses that deliver on the functional basics of the PowerPoint application while boosting your visual design skillset. Watch well-crafted video tutorials while reinforcing your learning with built-in knowledge checks, interactive exercises, and interactive games. Upon successful completion of all courses in this certificate program, you can download and print a Certificate of Completion And with this special pricing, you'll get the Excel Basics course free and a cumulative discount of 38%, versus buying each course separately.

Courses Included in this Certificate:

  • PowerPoint for Business
  • Excel Basics
  • Visual PowerPoint
  • Excel Tips & Tricks
  • Excel Advanced Skills
  • Microsoft Word Basics

Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 6

  • Leadership PDUs: 1.75
  • Technical PM PDUs: 4.25
  • CEUs: 1.8 (Contact Hours: 18 hours)
  • SHRMs: 18

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Certificate in Finance Essentials
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Certificate in Finance Essentials

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Calendar Current session started Mar 29, 2021

Bristol is partnering with MindEdge, founded by Harvard and MIT educators in 1998, to improve the way our region learns – student by student. Online, self-paced or instructor led, MindEdge offers over 30 courses in very diverse sectors. Many courses come with certificates leading to a career or a new skill to develop and expand your portfolio.

The best part is you can register for this class anytime!

Register Here: https://bit.ly/3rMUx0B

Certificate Description:

This online certificate program introduces non-financial managers to the essentials of finance. The courses will help you become conversant in critical financial terminology, and you'll learn how to calculate key financial management indicators. You will learn how to assess your organization's financial health by reviewing balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flow, and you will discover how finance and accounting tools can be used to support informed decision making within organizations.

Courses Included in this Certificate:

  • How to Read a Financial Statement
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Introduction to Business Statistics
  • Financial Planning and control
  • Time Value of Money and Risk
  • Understanding and Managing Budgets

Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 19

  • Leadership PDUs: 0.25
  • Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 13
  • Technical PM PDUs: 5.75
  • CEUs: 1.9 (Contact Hours: 19 hours)
  • HRCIs: 19 (Type: Specified - Strategic Business: 19)
  • SHRMs: 19

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Certified Professional Life Coach (Exam Included)
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Certified Professional Life 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!

Self-paced and instructor-led, ed2go is a platform to develop your resume and enhance your career.

Register anytime: https://bit.ly/3ePsn0s

Class Description:

The Certified Professional Life Coach course teaches the Core Competencies of the International Coach Federations (ICF). The ICF is the leading organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession through high standards, independent certification, and a worldwide network of trained coaching professionals. You will learn ICF-recognized protocols and use these to build your own distinctive coaching style.

This course also incorporates the International Association of Professional Recovery Coaches (IAPRC) Code of Ethics, used to enhance the lives of individuals impacted by addiction. You will learn strategies for applying the IAPRC Code of Ethics, ICF Core Competencies, and other recognized coaching concepts. Upon completion of the course's final exam, you will receive the Certified Professional Coach (CPC) certification. This credential is issued through the International Association of Professional Recovery Coaches (IAPRC). Finally, you will have gained the industry-recognized skills needed to become a certified life coach and establish a successful coaching business.

What you will learn:

  • To guide people through a dynamic coaching process from start to finish.
  • To set the foundation for coaching relationships using a formal coaching agreement.
  • To apply the application of ethical practices and standards to your business.
  • To develop your own personal coaching presence, style, and communication system.
  • To help your clients clarify their purpose, goals, plans, and actions.
  • To launch your own coaching practice using strategies that best fit your style.
  • To develop an Envisioning Possibilities statement for your practice clientTo develop a comprehensive business plan

How you will benefit:

  • Mastering self-awareness and self-discovery exercises are foundational to your life coaching career.
  • Earning a life coach certificate from a reputable institution builds your credibility.
  • Working with a practice client will help you establish a unique and individual coaching style.
  • Learning business strategies from successful life coaches is the first step to building your clientele base.

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

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Entrepreneurship (ACE CREDIT®)
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Entrepreneurship (ACE CREDIT®)

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Calendar Current session started Mar 29, 2021

Bristol is partnering with MindEdge, founded by Harvard and MIT educators in 1998, to improve the way our region learns – student by student. Online, self-paced or instructor led, MindEdge offers over 30 courses in very diverse sectors. Many courses come with certificates leading to a career or a new skill to develop and expand your portfolio.

The best part is you can register for this class anytime!

Certificate Description:

This online course teaches essential skills and knowledge for entrepreneurs. Throughout five segments, learners will explore how entrepreneurs create successful ventures, and develop functional skills in management, accounting, marketing, and business law. The self-paced course offers an assortment of interactive exercises, videos, selected readings, case studies, and self-assessments that engage students and provide opportunities to practice entrepreneurial skills.

This course is made up of the following components:

  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Business Law for Entrepreneurs
  • Leadership and Management for Entrepreneurs
  • Accounting and Finance for Entrepreneurs
  • Strategic Marketing for Entrepreneurs

This course has been evaluated by The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) with a recommendation of 2 credits, lower division, in entrepreneurship.

A student's grade in the course will be based on their performance on a final, cumulative exam. The final exam is composed of 40 multiple-choice questions. Students will have 1.5 hours to complete the exam. The exam is proctored. For more information, please see the syllabus.

If students do not earn a passing score of 70% on their first attempt, they will have the opportunity to take the exam 2 additional times (3 total attempts). Students must wait 24 hours between exam retakes. A passing score of 70% of above is required to request college credit for this certificate.

CEUs: 2.5 (Contact Hours: 28 hours); HRCIs: 25 (Type: Specified - Strategic Business: 15, General: 10); SHRMs: 25; ACE Credits: 2

Course Syllabus: https://bit.ly/3w3OQhN

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Fitness Business Management
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Fitness Business Management

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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!

Self-paced and instructor-led, ed2go is a platform to develop your resume and enhance your career.

Register anytime: https://bit.ly/3ePuKQU

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.

Register Here: https://bit.ly/3ePuKQU

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!

Self-paced and instructor-led, ed2go is a platform to develop your resume and enhance your career.

Register anytime: https://bit.ly/3b12Fol

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.

Register Here: https://bit.ly/3b12Fol

NASM Certified Personal Trainer (Spanish) (Voucher Included)
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NASM Certified Personal Trainer (Spanish) (Voucher 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!

Self-paced and instructor-led, ed2go is a platform to develop your resume and enhance your career.

Course Description:

Este curso completamente en línea lo preparará para exam de Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) ofrecido por National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).

Aprenderá lo esencial para el entrenamiento físico personal, desde la ciencia básica del ejercicio hasta las relaciones con los clientes y el entrenador conductual. Se le presentará el sistema de movimiento humano y el modelo de entrenamiento de rendimiento óptimo (OPT), que son clave para su carrera como entrenador físico.

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What you will learn:

  • Definir los componentes del sistema de movimiento humano
  • Describir la estructura y la función de los sistemas respiratorio y cardiovascular
  • Comprender los métodos fundamentales sobre cómo el cuerpo produce energía
  • Comprender la biomecánica y su terminologíaDefinir y entender la racionalidad de una evaluación de aptitud física integrada
  • Definir y describir los componentes relacionados con el entrenamiento cardiorrespiratorio
  • Comprender la importancia del entrenamiento del torso, el entrenamiento de equilibrio, el entrenamiento reactivo y de resistencia, y el entrenamiento de velocidad, agilidad y rapidez
  • Definir y describir la causa y los síntomas de las condiciones de salud crónicas seleccionadas
  • Comprender la importancia de los macronutrientes y los suplementos, así como sus funciones
  • Describir las características de una experiencia positiva del cliente y la atención al cliente

How you will benefit:

  • Al obtener la certificación NASM CPT, puede ingresar a cualquier gimnasio / instalación en la nación y ser empleado como entrenador personal certificado
  • Para los entrenadores privados, tener un NASM CPT es importante para establecer experiencia

Prerequisites:

No hay requisitos previos para tomar este curso. Sin embargo, hay requisitos previos para completar el Entrenador Personal Certificado NASM: / There are no prerequisites to take this course. However, there are prerequisites to complete the NASM Certified Personal Trainer:

  • Tener 18 años o un diploma de educación secundaria/GED /18 years of age – or have High School Diploma/GED
  • Tener un certificado de CPR/AED de un curso presencial / Have a valid CPR/AED card from a live course

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NASM Certified Personal Trainer + AFAA Group Fitness Instructor (Vouchers Included)
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NASM Certified Personal Trainer + AFAA Group Fitness Instructor (Vouchers 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!

Self-paced and instructor-led, ed2go is a platform to develop your resume and enhance your career.

Course Description:

Becoming a certified fitness professional proves that you have the knowledge and expertise to lead fitness instruction safely. This online course will prepare you for two of the most in-demand certifications in the fitness industry: NASM Certified Personal Trainer and AFAA Group Fitness Instructor. You will gain key skills from videos, presentations, and other hands-on learning activities to master health and fitness topics, including nutrition, human movement science, and fitness assessments.

This course includes exam preparation, as well as the certification exam fees. The NCCA accredited NASM CPT Personal Trainer Exam and AFAA Group Fitness Instructor Exam is taken at a local testing center (PSI), and you can schedule your exam date after completion of the course and eligibility requirements.

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What you will learn:

  • Fundamental scientific concepts related to exercise science
  • Design a well-structured, effective, and balanced fitness class or workout for a diverse group of participants
  • Essential instruction and presentation skills necessary for effective group instructionKey traits of professionalism as a group fitness instructor
  • Skills and knowledge required to be a competent group fitness instructor
  • Mastery of health and fitness topics, including nutrition, program design, human movement science, and fitness assessments, among others

How you will benefit:

  • Pass two exams and earn nationally accredited certifications
  • You can walk into any gym in the nation and be employable as a group fitness instructor
  • You will have the skills needed to run private group fitness classes
  • Prepares you for a career as a fitness/wellness manager
  • Prepares you for a career as a certified personal trainer
  • Prepares you for a career as an exercise physiologist/specialist
  • Prepares you for a career as an athletic trainer

Prerequisites:

The course itself is available to all candidates interested in furthering their education in the field of personal training and group fitness. In order to take the NASM-CPT and AFAA-GFI credentialing exam, candidates must be 18 years or older and meet one of the following eligibility requirements:

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have current Emergency Cardiac Care (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Certification before sitting for the exam. All CPR/AED courses must have a hands-on training component. AFAA will not accept a CPR/AED certification card from an online provider.

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