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Women's Leadership Series. Self Love. CRER 065.55, CRN 16490 - Section 55

Calendar May 25, 2022 at 12 pm

Each month you will join a group of women leaders to discuss current issues and ideas to help your leadership development. You will have the opportunity to form a supportive network of women leaders to help you navigate your career. Individuals signed for five programs, pay discounted price $100. Presenter Shawntsi Baret, Leadership Coach and owner of SBSWF Consulting

EMT Basic Certification CERT 004.51, CRN 25969

Calendar May 31, 2022 at 6 pm

Learn the skills to provide basic emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients. This program consists of over 170 hours of in-class and online preparation for the state certification exams. Approved by the Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services. Scholarships may be available for eligible students. Apply online at For more information and to set up an interview before registration, contact

The class is running on Tuesday and Thursday, 6pm - 10pm and on select Saturdays 9am - 6pm

Preparation for the Real Estate Salesperson's Licensing Exam CWD 829.64, CRN 25074 - Section 64

Calendar Jun 1, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Gain the knowledge you need to successfully pass the licensing exam and start your career in real estate sales. Topics include property rights & ownership, ownership types: condominiums, cooperatives, timeshares, 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 must be purchased separately.

Medical Interpreter CERT 017.51 CRN 25920

Calendar Jun 6, 2022 at 6 pm

Medical interpreters are in great demand both in person and remotely by video or phone. Open to all languages, this 60-hour program provides working knowledge of medical interpreting to prepare for entry-level careers. 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 HCC and may elect to apply for national certification. Certification fees are not included. Scholarships may be available for eligible students. Apply online at For more information and to set up an interview before registration, contact

Notary Public CWD 830.64, CRN 25075 - Section 64

Calendar Jun 15, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Whether you are preparing to add "Notary Public" to your resume, you are a notary and need to renew your commission, or you just want a refresher on the process and requirements, this course is designed to help you earn your commission quickly and effectively. You will review the responsibilities, duties, and powers that come with your commission as well as Massachusetts General Laws and regulations covering you as a notary. Learn what is entailed at the swearing in. Gain an understanding of the code of conduct for notaries; review ethical issues and how to avoid them. Learn how to properly offer your services, to prospect for clients, to charge appropriate fees for your service, and to track and report those fees. (Course price includes instructional time only. Additional fees for the notary application, notary supplies, textbook, and/or notary exam are not included in price of this course.)

CISCO I: Introduction to Networks CWD 814.64, CRN 15077 - Section 64

Calendar Jun 30, 2022
Our CISCO certified instructor will work with you to develop your knowledge & skill as well as to prepare you to become a Cisco certified network administrator. Introduction to Networks is the first course in a series of networking prep courses designed to help you pass your certification exam and become a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). Introductions to Networks: Exploring the Network, Operating System, Network Protocols and Communications, Network Access, Ethernet, Network Layer, Transport Layer, IP Addressing, Subnetting IP Networks, Application Layers.

Coach & Bus Driver Training - Class B License (P Endorsement) (50 hours) CMDL 020.51, CRN 15055 - Section 51

Calendar Jun 30, 2022

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 - Section 64

Calendar Jun 30, 2022

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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