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Medical Interpreter CERT 017.51, CRN 36228

Calendar Oct 4, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 60 weeks
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 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 successful completion of the course, students will receive a certificate of completion from the college and may elect to apply for national certification. Certification fees are not included. Students must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Because a language assessment is required, students must register at least two weeks in advance. No class November 24.

Spanish for Healthcare Professionals LANG 043.51, CRN 36108

Calendar Oct 5, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks
Designed for healthcare professionals, case workers, and staff, to develop your fluency, pronunciation and oral comprehension in the local dialect of Spanish. Intended for individuals with little or no knowledge of Spanish. Contextualized for medical and health related settings. Basic grammatical structures will be used to communicate needs, desires, preferences, and basic personal information such as health issues, medical concerns and pain management. Customs and cultural insights will also be presented. Instructor Karolina Kopczynski.

OSHA 10 Construction Safety CWD 863.64, CRN 35114

Calendar Oct 11, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 3 weeks
This course introduces students to OSHA and the required topics for OSHA construction safety certification. This course is for construction workers, foremen, job supervisors and anyone involved in the construction industry. Successful completers will receive an OSHA construction safety and health 10-hour course completion card from the Department of Labor.

Professional Bartender FOOD 002.51, CRN 35974

Calendar Oct 11, 2022 at 6:15 pm, runs for 7 weeks
In this interactive class, hone the skills necessary to embark on a career as a professional mixologist. Learn to create cocktails from time honored industry staples to the latest trends. Gain knowledge about the various forms of alcohol, correct pouring techniques, drink recipes, as well as legal liability and customer service techniques. The focus of this course is to prepare students for a career in the industry, but it is also relevant to those who wish to ply this craft at home. No experience necessary, but a desire to learn and a can do attitude are mandatory.Text is the Ultimate Bar Book: The Comprehensive Guide to Over 1,000 Cocktails by Mittie Hellmich. Instructor Quincy McCray. The program conducted in person on 164 Race Street, Holyoke, MA 01040

1b. TIPS CWD 451.64, CRN 35118

Calendar Oct 17, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week
Training and Intervention Procedures for Servers of alcohol. Earn an essential certificate for servers of alcoholic beverages. Improves service, reduces insurance costs.

Preparation for the Real Estate Salesperson's Licensing Exam CWD 829.64, CRN 35093

Calendar Oct 17, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 11 weeks
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. Participants 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.

Residential Interior Design 2 HOME 003.51, CRN 36224

Calendar Nov 2, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks
Learn to create and build an entire design board complete with colors, samples, and accessories. Integrate a room’s separate elements into one cohesive style. Learn color wheel basics along with color and spatial relationships, and how these relationships can be used to create a variety of different environments. Instructor: JoAnn Duza-Athas No class November 24.

Reiki 2 Certificate Program HLTH 061.51, CRN 36086

Calendar Nov 12, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks
Reiki 2: is about learning how to practice Reiki on another person or even animal. It teaches the Reiki symbols and introduces Reiki healing from a distance. It teaches more about crystals and their connection to our world and our Chakras. Teaches hands on or off techniques as well as Pendulum assessments of energy centers, to help unblock and balance centers and assist others to relax, destress, and help with the healing process. A sample contract provided that promotes ethical and honest practices as one starts their own Reiki business for a fee. Instructor Sherry Mitchell. Prerequisite for Reiki 2: Proof of Certification in Reiki 1 with a Certified Reiki Master.

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