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Preparation for the Real Estate Salesperson's Licensing Exam CWD 829.64, CRN 15078


with NormanA Thomas

Calendar Apr 3, 2023 at 6 pm
This 40 hour instructional & prep course will help you gain the knowledge you need to successfully pass the licensing exam and start your career in real estate sales. We will review topics including: Property rights & ownership, ownership types: condominiums, cooperatives, time shares, land use - subdivision, contracts & deeds, financing & mortgages, brokerage, appraisal, Fair Housing Laws and consumer protection issues, Massachusetts License Law. Paticipants must attend all classes in order to meet 40 hours of training required by the state of MA. Books and other materials are purchased separately either in the HCC bookstore or online. We are using the MA Real Estate Principles & Practices book, edition 7.0.

Cert. Bookkeeper Exam Prep CRER 081.51, CRN 16561


with Michele Cabral

Calendar Apr 4, 2023 at 5:30 pm
Prepare to take the national certification exam to become Certified Bookkeeper and improve your chances of getting hired or promoted. The class covers accounting for payroll, inventory, depreciation, adjusting entries and corrections as well as internal controls and fraud protection. Some general bookkeeping or accounting knowledge is required." Instructor Michele Cabral.

Coach & Bus Driver Training - Class B License (P Endorsement) (50 hours) CMDL 020.51, CRN 15055

This comprehensive bus training consists of 20 hours of classroom instruction and 40 hours of road and field instruction. Classroom hours consist of orientation, log book training, and special features of the bus with a focus on passenger safety, as well as vehicle inspection and brake inspection check. The on-premises yard portion of the training course covers vehicle start up, shut down and operation. Learn all basic safe driving techniques, including speed and space management, picking up and dropping off passengers in a safe manner, and special concerns. Hazards, emergency bus maneuvers and accidents are topics also covered in classroom training with emphasis on entering and exiting roadways, city and night driving and driving in extreme weather all with the safety of passengers in mind. Covers accident guidelines emergency maneuvers, skid control and how to deal with hazards on the roadway. Additional training time is spent learning the pre-trip inspection on the vehicle and the different maneuvers needed to pass the Registry of Motor Vehicles Test. Once the student is operating the equipment properly, they then move out onto the public roadways to complete their bus driving training. Tri-State CDL Training Center, Inc., is Massachusetts’ premiere RMV-approved training center. Individuals out of work can apply for WIA training funds, Title 3 approved. Minimum age: 18. You need to have a clean driving record. Students are advised to have their DOT Medical Card and Learner's Permit two weeks prior to beginning the program.

Nursing Assistant Exam Prep/Home Health Aide (Ware) CWD 945.64, CRN 15758

This course is intended to prepare you to pass the Massachusetts Nurse Aide Certification Testing with the American Red Cross, and to gain the skills and knowledge to be a certified Home Health Aide. You will learn the skills necessary to provide basic care for patients in hospitals, residents of long-term care facilities such as nursing homes, or to care for patients in their home. Four days of clinical internships are included. This course is an excellent choice for students preparing to enter the healthcare workforce. Tuition will not include exams fees and the cost of scrubs needed for clinical internships. Candidates must take a basic skills test for English and math ability, pass a CORI/SORI check, and be able to provide proof of a recent physical exam and the results of a TB/Mantoux test. Call 552-2122 for dates, times and tuition cost. $1,200. This course meets in Ware.

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