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Last Update: Jul 22, 2014 at 06:02PM


 
BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL
 
BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL
 
Grammar Essentials ---------- $ 49
The purpose of this class is to revisit the very basic tenets of grammar in everyday use. For many of us, after high school and even college, we take the written use of the English language for granted, often picking up some bad habits along the way. Many of us simply write what we are told to write while on the job, with little thought given to how punctuation and grammar can influence the overall meaning. Some of us are so used to texting and communicating in abbreviated language, that it can sometimes be difficult to conjure up correct spellings. During this class, participants will examine the difference between common and proper nouns and practice unscrambling sentences and identifying key grammatical components. Students will leave the class able to identify simple and complex sentence structures and paragraphs.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2493-20K 1011210/03/14F 10:00AM-12:00PMSP
  BUSC 2493-21K 1011312/12/14F 10:00AM-12:00PMSP

Grant Proposal Writing ---------- $ 69
This course covers how to write a grant proposal from start to finish, locate and track relevant funding sources and the differences between government, foundation and individual grant opportunities, developing relationships with funders, and essential components of an approved proposal.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2681-90K 1010807/23/14W 6:00PM- 9:00PMSP
  BUSC 2681-91K 1010909/17/14W 6:00PM- 9:00PMSP

Homeowners Association Law, I ---------- $ 69
This informative course provides members of homeowners associations, and other interested individuals, with an overview of the Virginia Property Owners' Association Act. Topics include the requirements of full disclosure of association actions and recourse, homeowner disclosure packets, and rights of associations to pass and enforce regulations. The instructor is an attorney in private practice. All course materials are included.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2432-20K 1010409/13/14Sa 9:00AM-12:00PMSP

Homeowners Association Law, II ---------- $ 69
This course builds upon the Homeowners Association Law Basic class with additional coverage of the association's right to set dues and special assessments, collection of dues/assessments by garnishment sale of personal property, or by lien and foreclosure. The instructor discusses enforcement of association regulations by daily or one-time fines. The instructor is an attorney in private practice. All course materials are included.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2433-20K 1010509/13/14Sa 12:30PM- 3:30PMSP

Landlord Tenant Law ---------- $ 69
This course will focus on you as a non-lawyer landlord using Small Claims/General District court forms to file eviction and secure court ordered possession of premises plus money judgment. You will learn the criteria for picking the right tenant applicant, how to access court records to check tenants' credit/eviction history and customize internet form leases. You will also gain knowledge in the VA Residential Landlord/Tenant Act and the Federal and VA Fair Housing Acts. The instructor is a retired attorney with extensive Landlord Tenant Law experience.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2563-20K 1010609/20/14Sa 9:00AM-12:00PMSP

Notary Public Preparation ---------- $ 69
Add to your list of professional skills! If you are a new or renewing notary, gain skills to authenticate documents, detect fraud, and be successful in your career. You will be instructed on the legal and ethical requirements and duties of notaries and learn how to apply and receive notary commission from the Commonwealth of Virginia. Learn everything from the first step of making application through the swearing in before the Clerk of the Court. The instructor is an attorney in private practice.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  LAWS 2003-20K 1010708/16/14Sa 9:00AM-12:00PMSP

Retirement Planning Today ---------- $ 59
This course is designed for adults between 50 to 70 years of age and will provide information such as how to create "successful retirement" goals, the amount of money you need to retire, eliminate debt and improve cash flow, and reduce or eliminate taxes, expenses, delays and legal challenges with estate planning. We will also discuss the option of continuing to work at some capacity, such as starting a home based business or working part time in order to help you reach your retirement goals.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2644-90K 1001309/23/14 - 09/30/14Tu 6:30PM- 9:30PMSP
  BUSC 2644-20K 1001410/04/14 - 10/11/14Sa 9:00AM-12:00PMSP
  BUSC 2644-180K1001510/14/14 - 10/21/14Tu 6:30PM- 9:30PMCU
  BUSC 2644-181K1001610/25/14 - 11/01/14Sa 9:00AM-12:00PMCU
  BUSC 2644-91K 1009611/05/14 - 11/12/14W 6:30PM- 9:30PMSP
  BUSC 2644-92K 1009711/13/14 - 11/20/14Th 6:30PM- 9:30PMSP

Startup Weekend
During this intense three-day event, participants can pitch their startup business ideas and receive feedback from their peers. Teams form around the top ideas and then spend the remaining time on business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation. The weekend culminates with presentations in front of local entrepreneurial leaders with another opportunity for critical feedback.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2641-20K 1027809/26/14F 7:30AM-11:00PMSP
  BUSC 2641-20K 1027809/27/14Sa 9:30AM-10:00PMSP
  BUSC 2641-20K 1027809/28/14Su 10:00AM- 8:30PMSP

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BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
 
Basic Business Writing Skills ---------- $ 49
The purpose of this class is to explore the difference between writing for professional purposes and writing for personal use. In addition to memos, letter and report writing, the class will cover essential email and texting etiquette in the business world. Participants in the class will learn how to write effective sentences and to make their writing vigorous, direct and to the point.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  COMM 1104-101K1011409/12/14F 10:00AM-12:00PMCU
  COMM 1104-20K 1011511/07/14F 10:00AM-12:00PMSP

Effective Speech & Presentation Writing ---------- $ 49
The ability to express yourself before audiences, large and small, is a key to success in the workplace. At one time or another, we are all asked to discuss, present or instruct. To the inexperienced, this can be a frightening proposition. Let us conquer those fears! In this interactive class, discuss preparation and presentation tips to avoid panic and ensure effectiveness. Topics include: defining goals; adapting a speech to the needs of the audience; voice, breathing, and appearance; rehearsal and tackling nervousness; and more. Workbook is included.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2237-20K 1011609/19/14F 10:00AM-12:00PMSP
  BUSC 2237-21K 1011712/05/14F 10:00AM-12:00PMSP

Facebook Marketing ---------- $ 49
In this class you will learn how to customize your Facebook for business. You will learn how to build your valuable readership, sell your "likeability", leverage your business and engage readers.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2531-90K 1016309/10/14W 6:00PM- 8:00PMSP
  BUSC 2531-91K 1016412/03/14W 6:00PM- 8:00PMSP

Fundamentals of Technical Writing ---------- $ 139
In this hands-on course, you will learn the skills to assess the needs of your users and create documents that explain technical information. You will learn the mechanics of good technical writing, along with techniques for document design and page layout. The instructor, a SPHR, has 40 years of experience in human resource planning and organizational development.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  COMM 1106-20K 1015708/19/14Tu 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP
  COMM 1106-21K 1015810/16/14Th 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP

Linked In Marketing ---------- $ 49
LinkedIn is the fastest growing social media outlet and a must-have for any business and/or person. In this class you will learn how to effectively market and brand your company and/or yourself. You will learn how to manage your time, use groups, network and become more marketable.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2530-90K 1015907/22/14Tu 6:00PM- 8:00PMSP
  BUSC 2530-180K1016010/14/14Tu 6:00PM- 8:00PMCU

Twitter for Business ---------- $ 49
Own or market a business and not tweeting about it? You should be! Twitter goes beyond the 140 characters. It is not a trend but a proven and necessary method for reaching potential customers. In this class you will learn how to tweet your conversation and effectively market your company and/or yourself.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2532-90K 1016108/06/14W 6:00PM- 8:00PMSP
  BUSC 2532-180K1016211/05/14W 6:00PM- 8:00PMCU

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EXPLORE A NEW CAREER
 
Become a Veterinary Assistant ---------- $ 109
Do you love animals? Have you ever thought about a career as a veterinary assistant? This on-line course, taught by a practicing veterinarian and college instructor, will give you the information you need to prepare for work in veterinary hospitals. What vaccinations do cats and dogs really need and how often should they be given? What is the best way to control fleas? What do you do if your dog has a cut? What is the best way to deal with an emergency situation involving a pet? This course will answer these questions and more. You learn about pet nutrition and a variety of health and safety issues, how to treat and prevent parasites, including roundworms and heartworms. You learn "the facts of life" as it pertains to dogs and cats. Also explore current thoughts on spaying and neutering, and how to deal with the very emotional issues of euthanasia, pet loss, and how best to assist clients in a time of need. You also gain an understanding of the hazards of working in a veterinary setting so that you can protect yourself from x-ray exposure, infections carried by animals, and potential injury from teeth and claws. Visit www.ed2go.com/germanna for more information or call (540) 937-2915.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2607-I1E 3189607/01/13 - 06/30/14 -ONLINE
  BUSC 2607-I1E 3189607/01/13 - 06/30/14 -ONLINE

Beginner's Guide to Creative Writing ---------- $ 49
This workshop is for anyone pondering the idea of pursuing creative writing either as hobby or vocation but has yet to try. The workshop will compare the fundamental differences between fictional prose, non-fiction, creative non-fiction, the personal essay, poetry and plays. The participants will be encouraged to think critically about what makes great or interesting writing, including structure, sub plot, images, character and dialogue. Participants will also be encouraged to create a piece of creative writing in class based on various simple writing prompts. Participants will leave class with a list of local writing groups for follow up, if interested. For those who have not written creatively for a while, or may be a little confused about the different types of writing styles, this class will make a great foundation to Fantastic Fiction, The Art and Craft of Writing Great Stories.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  COMM 2136-20K 1011810/31/14F 10:00AM-12:00PMSP
  COMM 2136-101K1011911/21/14F 10:00AM-12:00PMCU

Fantastic Fiction: The Art & Craft of Writing Great Stories ---------- $ 49
This class is geared towards providing the would be fiction writer with an understanding and appreciation toward tackling plot, character and location. The class will also look at how and where to draw inspiration and ideas, both from personal experience and secondary stimuli, such as photographs and art. Participants will be encouraged to participate in discussions about what makes interesting fiction, what makes a great first page, and how to craft opening lines that generate impact and reader curiosity. The student will also examine the artistic decision and choice between commercial, genre fiction and literary fiction writing. All participants will leave with a list of local writing groups for future reference.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  COMM 2147-20K 1012009/26/14F 10:00AM-12:00PMSP
  COMM 2147-21K 1012110/10/14F 10:00AM-12:00PMSP

Music & Artist Management ---------- $ 49
Learn the basics for navigating the music industry, identifying potential markets, and promoting and managing an artist. You will also learn tricks of the trade from an experienced professional in the music industry.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  COMM 2152-20K 1018608/16/14Sa 9:00AM-12:00PMSP

Self-Publishing to Blogging ---------- $ 49
This two hour workshop is designed for the entrepreneur who is serious about writing as a business, however is tired and discouraged at the number of rejection slips and visits to the slush pile at the major publishing houses and agents. New technology and on line opportunities have opened the gates to self-publishing options, new small presses, print on demand, and of course, blogging and on line magazines. But where to find the work? Most of all, where to find work that is paid? Participants in this workshop will leave understanding how to build a writing portfolio, where to look for work as a writer in today's market, how to think smart about taking assignments, and to think broadly with respect to writing as a full time career or a part time vocation.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  COMM 2146-20K 1012209/05/14F 10:00AM-12:00PMSP
  COMM 2146-21K 1012311/14/14F 10:00AM-12:00PMSP

Start a Pet Sitting Business ---------- $ 109
If you're an animal lover, find out how you can start your own pet sitting business to translate your passion into a profitable career! With this on-line course, you'll learn the essentials of running a cat and dog sitting business. Topics include pet care and nutrition, exercise, and identification of common diseases. You also learn the basics of first aid and how to administer pills, liquid medications, and injections to an uncooperative cat or dog. You also discover how to handle home visits and explore sticky situations that can arise, such as lost pets, pets that die unexpectedly, and pets that need immediate veterinary care. The course also includes navigating the financial aspects and start-up costs, including accounting, fee-setting, business plans, and low-cost marketing. You find out how to obtain required insurance, hire employees as your business expands, how to approach financial institutions to loan you money, and more. Visit www.ed2go.com/germanna for more information or call (540) 937-2915.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2606-I1E 3189707/01/13 - 06/30/14 -ONLINE

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT & CONTRACTING
 
Fundamentals of Acquisitions & Contracting ---------- $ 139
In this course you will receive a basic overview of the federal contracting process. You will learn and have the opportunity to discuss the fundamentals of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), an important requirement when doing business with the Federal Government. You will also learn about the Federal government's small business programs and how these programs impact the acquisition process and your ability to do business with the federal government.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 1215-20K 1018509/16/14 - 09/18/14TuTh 9:00AM-12:00PMSP
  BUSC 1215-21K 1047412/09/14 - 12/11/14TuTh 9:00AM-12:00PMSP

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FOREIGN LANGUAGE & CULTURE
 
Conversational Spanish, Part 1 ---------- $ 139
This is an introductory course in Spanish. Begin to learn the Spanish language and culture as well as key conversational phrases. Oral communication is emphasized. This class is helpful for those who want to learn some basics to be used in the workplace, for those who want to brush up on basic Spanish, and for those who plan to travel. Workbook is recommended, though not required. Please check with your instructor the first day of class, regarding book and materials purchases.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  SPAN 1102-90K 1021209/03/14 - 10/08/14W 6:30PM- 8:30PMSP

Spanish for Health Care Professionals ---------- $ 139
Designed for professionals working in the medical field including doctors, nurses, technicians, and administrative associates. This course enables you to quickly and effectively communicate with Spanish-speaking patients and their families. No prior Spanish experience necessary. Course materials are required and instructor will explain how to obtain them in the first class.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  SPAN 2135-90K 1021310/09/14 - 11/13/14Th 6:30PM- 8:30PMSP

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HUMAN RESOURCES
 
Developing Policies & Procedures ---------- $ 69
Is your business big enough to warrant a policy manual? Do your personnel procedures reflect best practices? Navigating the web of federal, state and company policy can be challenging at best. In this class, you gain an overview of applicable laws, learn how to draft and implement policy, process complaints, investigate complaints, write and administer procedures and more. The instructor, a SPHR, has 40 years of experience in human resource planning and organizational development.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2372-20K 1016609/04/14Th 9:00AM-12:00PMSP

Discipline and Discharge ---------- $ 69
It's one of the most difficult tasks a manager ever faces! Learn how to write discipline and discharge policies, as well as how to implement and administer such policies to ensure fairness and relative freedom from grievances and lawsuits. The instructor, a SPHR, has 40 years of experience in human resource planning and organizational development.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2370-20K 1016710/21/14Tu 9:00AM-12:00PMSP

Interviewing and Hiring ---------- $ 69
Want to promote good morale? Retain good employees? Stay on the right side of discrimination law? Learn what you can and can't ask and do in an interview. Discuss best recruiting methods, how to conduct a good interview, how to hire the best qualified applicants, how to integrate new employees into the workforce to maximize retention or terminate new employees who are not fulfilling expectations or job requirements. The instructor, a SPHR, has 40 years of experience in human resource planning and organizational development.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2371-20K 1016811/04/14Tu 9:00AM-12:00PMSP

Legal Compliance ---------- $ 69
Worried about complying with Federal and State laws? It's not as complicated as you think. Join us for a three-hour class on legal compliance: discrimination (EEO, ADA, ADEA, Rehab Act 1973, VEVRAA), Immigration (I-9's), Veterans Reemployment Rights, OSHA, benefits (FMLA, COBRA, HIPPA, and Worker's Compensation). The instructor, SPHR, has 40 year of experience in human resource planning and organizational development.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2367-20K 1016909/16/14Tu 9:00AM-12:00PMSP
  BUSC 2367-101K1017012/09/14Tu 9:00AM-12:00PMCU

Wage and Salary Compensation ---------- $ 69
Do you know the difference between exempt and non-exempt jobs? Not sure if you're paying overtime correctly? Spend three hours discussing the Fair Labor Standards Act, job evaluations, and pay/payroll best practices and more. The instructor, a SPHR, has 40 years of experience in human resource planning and organizational development. The instructor, a SPHR, has 40 years of experience in human resource planning and organizational development.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2368-20K 1017208/14/14Th 9:00AM-12:00PMSP

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LEADERSHIP & SUPERVISION
 
Basics of Supervision ---------- $ 69
This introductory course focuses on the supervisory techniques needed for getting results by working with staff. You learn, step by step, the skills necessary to inspire others to perform with pride and help them to take ownership of their duties. Topic areas include: qualities of effective leaders; training staff for success; the power of recognition; creating an equal opportunity atmosphere; monitoring performance; handling stress-related change and more.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 1167-20K 1017809/09/14Tu 9:00AM-12:00PMSP
  BUSC 1167-101K1017911/18/14Tu 9:00AM-12:00PMCU

Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace ---------- $ 69
Being able to identify difficult situations and defuse them through effective communication is an important skill. Discuss difficult personalities and find techniques to diffuse awkward moments and create a positive result.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2262-20K 1018009/23/14Tu 9:00AM-12:00PMSP
  BUSC 2262-101K1018112/02/14Tu 9:00AM-12:00PMCU

Effective Delegation ---------- $ 69
This course will address the topic of delegation as a supervisory tool, exploring the symptoms of insufficient delegation and examining reasons why delegation is not put into practice sufficiently. There will be a focus on specific ways to improve delegation practices and avoid possible pitfalls.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 1173-20K 1018207/29/14Tu 9:00AM-12:00PMSP
  BUSC 1173-101K1018310/07/14Tu 9:00AM-12:00PMCU

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT
 
Fundamentals of Project Management ---------- $ 249
This introductory course provides an overview of the basics of project management and provides the core methodology you need to manage projects or participate on project teams. It does not use software applications, but focuses on the conceptual framework you need in order to use project management applications. The instructor is a Certified Manager and Certified Project Manager Professional. Topics include: The Project Management Life Cycle; Setting Up for Success; The Project Team; Risk Management; Project Plans; Schedule; and Budget; Tracking and Control; Reports; Project Close-Out; and more. This course, or equivalent, is recommended prior to enrolling in MS Project computer classes. Workbook required. Call the Center for Workforce at 540-891-3012 for information on purchasing the workbook.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2249-20K 1017308/25/14 - 08/27/14MW 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP
  BUSC 2249-101K1017410/27/14 - 10/29/14MW 9:00AM- 4:00PMCU

Introduction to Agile Project Management Fundamentals ---------- $ 249
Agile project management is an iterative and incremental method of managing the design and construction of new product or services. Agile is a highly flexible and interactive process that relies heavily on customer and supplier input. An Agile approach, also called extreme project management can be very useful on complex projects in which the customer may have difficulty specifying the desired deliverables at the beginning of the project. This course will provide a fundamental understanding of essential Agile elements including value-driven delivery, stakeholder engagement, team performance practices, adaptive planning, problem detection and resolution, and continuous improvement processes. Emphasis will be placed on the key differences between Agile and traditional project management approaches. This training provides an important basis for further preparation for those interested in becoming certified as an Agile practitioner. The instructor is a Certified Manager and Certified Project Manager Professional.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2684-20K 1017709/15/14 - 09/17/14MW 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP

MS Project 2010, I ---------- $ 159
This introductory class familiarizes you with MS Project software. MS Project allows you to set up, track and manage your projects in a database. You learn MS Project basics including: introduction and overview of MS Project; creating files; creating resources and basic project plan finalization. This is a good class to help you get your feet wet with MS Project. Prerequisites: familiarity with project management techniques and basic computer skills. Textbook and a storage disk required.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2368-20K 1017509/22/14 - 09/24/14MW 9:00AM- 1:00PMSP
  ITEC 2368-101K1017611/10/14 - 11/12/14MW 9:00AM- 1:00PMCU

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SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
 
Building a Minimally Viable Product ---------- $ 69
The purpose of this workshop is to build on the strategies and techniques used by Lean Startups during the Customer Discovery phase and provide hands on experience in determining the product features to build first. Participants will learn the importance of building an incremental product offering and techniques for iterating quickly through product development using customer feedback. As part of this workshop, participants will be introduced to Agile development methodologies, distribution strategies for finding and reaching customers, and best practices for using metrics to drive product development.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2661-90K 1010009/03/14W 6:00PM- 9:00PMSP

Customer Discovery ---------- $ 69
The purpose of this workshop is to build on the introduction to Lean Startup Methodologies and provide hands on practice and experimentation with techniques and technologies that can aid in Customer Discovery. Participants ill learn the importance of Customer Discovery in determining product/market fit, how to take a great idea and test the market viability of this idea by learning how to identify customer segments, develop customer archetypes, develop the customer hypothesis, find customers, and test the buying process. At the end of this course, participants will have the tools and experience necessary for developing strategies for getting, keeping, and growing customers.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2660-90K 1009908/13/14W 6:00PM- 9:00PMSP

E-Business Strategies ---------- $ 69
Tech-challenged? Understand that technology is powerful but don't know how to apply it to your business? If you think your business could benefit from going or expanding online, learn how to harness the Internet to provide more value to new and existing customers. This workshop will survey proven e-business strategies to help you grow and optimize your business.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2677-90K 1010311/12/14W 6:00PM- 9:00PMSP

Lean Startup Methodologies ---------- $ 69
We want to help you be a better entrepreneur. We've found the Lean Startup methodology is an extremely effective way to help you accomplish your objectives without wasting a lot of resources, namely time and money. If you are experienced enough to know what you don¿t know about your market and committed to learning through evidence, this class will teach you techniques and expose you to tools that will help you move and scale or fail fast.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2659-90K 1009808/06/14W 6:00PM- 9:00PMSP

Marketing and Promotions for Small Business ---------- $ 49
This course will provide an introduction of marketing and promotional "tricks of the trade" to help your small business increase its presence in this challenging economic environment. Learn about ways to promote your business through a fun and creative discussion.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2599-20K 1011009/06/14Sa 9:00AM-12:00PMSP
  BUSC 2599-21K 1011111/01/14Sa 9:00AM-12:00PMSP

Using Data Driven Decisions ---------- $ 69
What's your process for making business decisions? Take it from management guru, Peter Drucker, "If you can't measure it, you can't manage it." That's where metrics-based management comes in. Grow your business better and faster by learning the importance of using data driven decisions to achieve business results. This workshop will introduce methods for gathering and measuring data to support an effective decision-making process.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2676-90K 1010210/15/14W 6:00PM- 9:00PMSP

 
COMPUTER & TECHNOLOGY
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COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
 
MS Access 2013, I ---------- $ 119
Begin to build your skills in MS Access 2013. This course provides the tools you need to make database information easier to follow and absorb. Topic areas include: getting started with Access 2013; building and using queries; using forms and reports and modifying the database structure. This is an interactive, hands-on course. Prerequisite: Basic Computer skills. Workbook required.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2572-20J 1022007/31/14Th 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP
  ITEC 2572-101J1021908/12/14Tu 9:00AM- 4:00PMCU

MS Access 2013, II ---------- $ 119
Continue building your MS Access 2013 skills. Topics in this course include: creating multiple tab queries; enhancing forms; analyzing data with reports; importing and exporting data; analyzing data design using Northwind and creating advanced queries. This is an interactive, hands-on course. Prerequisite: MS Access 2013, Part I or equivalent. Workbook required.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2573-20J 1022110/27/14 - 10/29/14MW 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP

MS Excel 2013 Boot Camp ---------- $ 299
This intensive class is designed to bring you up to speed quickly in MS Excel 2013. This is a fast-paced class that covers beginner through intermediate Excel skills to help prepare you for Microsoft Office Specialist Core Excel certification testing. Learning outcomes include: setting up a workbook; working with data and excel tables; performing calculations on data; changing workbook appearance; focusing on specific data by using filters; recording and summarizing data; combining data from multiple sources; analyzing alternative data sites; creating dynamic worksheets by using pivot tables; creating charts and graphics; printing; automating repetitive tasks by using macros; working with other MS Office programs and collaborating with colleagues. Completion of this course together with additional skills practice prepares you for MOS Excel certification. Testing is available through the college's hi-tech testing center. Visit www.certiport for more information on MOS certification. Course prerequisites: basic computer skills, and some familiarity with MS Office. Workbook required.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2570-20J 1021509/22/14 - 09/25/14MTuWTh 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP

MS Excel 2013, I ---------- $ 119
Master the basics of Microsoft Office Excel 2013 skills easily with this highly visual and hands-on approach to learning this widely used spreadsheet tool. This course covers an introduction to the look and feel of the new Microsoft Office 2013 and basic Excel topics including navigation and data entry techniques, working with formulas and functions, formatting a worksheet, working with charts and analyzing data using formulas and functions. Prerequisites: Basic computer skills. Textbook required.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2575-20J 1022408/07/14Th 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP
  ITEC 2575-101J1022510/15/14W 9:00AM- 4:00PMCU

MS Excel 2013, II ---------- $ 239
This Intermediate class builds on the skills learned in Excel 2013 I and introduces skills to help you succeed with some of the more complex features in Excel. Topics include managing workbook data; using tables and analyzing table data; automating worksheet tasks; enhancing charts; sharing Excel files; incorporating web information and more. Prerequisites: Excel 2013 Basic or equivalent. Workbook required.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2576-20J 1022809/03/14 - 09/08/14MW 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP
  ITEC 2576-101J1022711/18/14 - 11/20/14TuTh 9:00AM- 4:00PMCU

MS Excel 2013, III ---------- $ 239
In this Advanced Excel 2013 class you continue to build on the skills you learned in Excel 2013 II. This course introduces some of the advanced components of the spreadsheet tool to help you master some of the more complex concepts and features in the newest version of Excel. Topic areas include using "what-if" analysis, analyzing data with pivot tables, exchanging data with other programs, customizing Excel, advanced worksheet management, and programming with Excel. Prerequisites: Excel 2013 Intermediate or equivalent. Workbook required.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2577-20J 1023011/04/14 - 11/06/14TuTh 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP
  ITEC 2577-101J1022912/04/14 - 12/06/14TuTh 9:00AM- 4:00PMCU

MS Office 2013 Computer Skills ---------- $ 399
Earn a non-credit certificate in today's most needed MS Office Skills, 2013 version! This credential helps you gain familiarity with the most common computer applications used in the workplace and is an asset in any work environment. One day each is spent learning the basic tools in Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. This is a fast-paced class, designed to jump-start your skill base with a lot of information in a short period of time. Prerequisites: basic computer skills; some familiarity with MS Office is a plus. Textbook is required.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2574-101J1022210/06/14 - 10/10/14MTuWThF 9:00AM- 4:00PMCU

MS PowerPoint 2013, I ---------- $ 119
Begin to build your skills in MS PowerPoint 2013. This interactive and hands-on course provides the tools needed to make your presentations easier to create and more streamlined to manage and present. Topics include: creating a presentation in PowerPoint 2013; modifying a presentation; inserting objects into a presentation; finishing a presentation; working with advanced tools and masters; and touching on working with SkyDrive. Prerequisite: Basic Computer skills. Workbook required.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2571-20J 1021708/22/14F 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP
  ITEC 2571-21J 1021810/20/14M 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP
  ITEC 2571-101J1021611/13/14Th 9:00AM- 4:00PMCU

MS Publisher 2013 ---------- $ 119
MS Publisher 2013 allows you to combine text and graphics to produce professional-looking custom publications quickly and easily. Topic areas include creating publications, working with text and graphic objects, enhancing publications, improving designs, working with multiple pages, using advanced features, and more. Prerequisites: Basic computer skills and MS Word Basic 2013, or equivalent. Workbook required.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2580-101J1023709/18/14Th 9:00AM- 4:00PMCU

MS Word 2013, I ---------- $ 119
Begin to build your skills in MS Word 2013. This interactive and hands-on course provides the tools that make your word processing tasks easier to create and manage. Topics include: getting started with Office 2013; creating documents; editing documents; formatting text and paragraphs; formatting documents; creating and formatting tables and more. Also learn about Windows Live and Office Web Apps. Prerequisite: Basic Computer skills. Workbook required.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2578-20J 1023208/20/14W 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP
  ITEC 2578-101J1023109/29/14M 9:00AM- 4:00PMCU
  ITEC 2578-21J 1023310/02/14Th 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP

MS Word 2013, II ---------- $ 119
Continue building your MS Word 2013 skills. Topics in this course include: illustrating a document with graphics, working with themes and building blocks, merging Word documents, working with styles and templates, developing multipage documents, working with references, and more. This course includes practical, hands-on exercises to help reinforce your skills. Prerequisite: MS Word 2013, Part I or equivalent. Workbook required.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2579-20J 1023411/11/14Tu 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP
  ITEC 2579-101J1023512/08/14M 9:00AM- 3:00PMCU

QuickBooks Pro ---------- $ 269
QuickBooks Pro software provides users an efficient way to collect and summarize accounting information. Topics include setting up a company's chart of accounts, preparing customer and vendor lists, preparing invoices, recording customer payments, reconciling bank statements, and generating company activity reports. This is a fast-paced broad overview of QuickBooks functionality. Prerequisite: basic keyboarding and computer skills required. Textbook and one USB memory device. Recommended: Accounting for non-accountants prior to taking this class.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 1177-21 1075107/29/14 - 08/05/14TuTh 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP
  ITEC 1177-180J1001909/01/14 - 09/17/14MW 6:30PM- 9:30PMCU

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COMPUTER GRAPHICS & DESIGN
 
Adobe Elements ---------- $ 119
Are you the office or family shutterbug? Is your photo editing limited to just cropping and adjusting contrast? Take your photo editing beyond just red eye removal. Adobe Elements allows you to retouch photos by fixing imperfections, adjusting light, removing or adding color, adding text, blending images and much more. With Adobe Elements you can fix simple photos or create your own customized graphics. Textbook and storage medium required.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2275-90J 1004610/20/14 - 10/22/14MW 6:00PM- 9:00PMSP
  ITEC 2275-180J1005411/05/14W 9:00AM- 4:00PMCU

Adobe Illustrator I ---------- $ 159
Adobe Illustrator is a graphics software used for creating illustrations, technical drawings, logos, Web graphics, and more. You learn to create simple and complex shapes, add color and text to illustrations, and modify and group objects. Topic areas include: exploring the environment, simple illustrations, paths, colors, text, objects and layers, and printing illustrations. Prerequisite: Basic computer skills and Windows, Basic or equivalent. Workbook and storage medium required. Note: This class uses the Adobe software, Creative Suite 5.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2340-101J1005508/01/14 - 08/08/14F 8:00AM-12:00PMCU
  ITEC 2340-20J 1003311/08/14 - 11/15/14Sa 8:00AM-12:00PMSP

Adobe In-Design I ---------- $ 119
Adobe InDesign is a powerful design and production tool that offers precision, control, and seamless integration with other Adobe professional graphics software. It allows you to create layouts for documents including newsletters, brochures, and magazines. Training topics include: setting up documents; working with frames; importing and editing text; working with typography; working with color; styles and graphics; importing and linking graphics; and more. Prerequisite: basic computer skills and basic skills working with Windows. Textbook and storage medium required.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2344-180J1005609/08/14 - 09/10/14MW 6:00PM- 9:00PMCU

Adobe Photoshop I ---------- $ 119
Why mess with a darkroom? Learn the basics of this powerful computerized graphics program. Topics include utilizing the toolbox, palettes, color and tonal balance, sections, layering, filters, painting, creating special effects and different file formats. Prerequisites: Basic keyboarding; file management; and computer skills. This class is not for the novice computer user. The course uses Adobe CS5 software, not Elements! Textbook and storage medium required.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 1188-180J1003608/05/14 - 08/07/14TuTh 6:00PM- 9:00PMCU
  ITEC 1188-90J 1004409/01/14 - 09/03/14W 6:00PM- 9:00PMSP
  ITEC 1188-181J1003710/21/14 - 10/23/14TuTh 6:00PM- 9:00PMCU
  ITEC 1188-20J 1003212/06/14 - 12/13/14Sa 9:00AM-12:00PMSP

Adobe Photoshop II ---------- $ 119
Photoshop is more than just a software package for digital photographs. Unlock your artistic abilities and learn the limitless possibilities with advanced color theory and layering techniques, blending options and masking, knockouts and filtering effects, and more. Apply these techniques to large multi-layered documents and learn the secrets used by professionals. Prerequisite: Photoshop; Basic or equivalent. Textbook and storage disk required.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2278-180J1005709/22/14 - 09/24/14MW 6:00PM- 9:00PMCU
  ITEC 2278-90J 1004510/08/14 - 10/15/14W 6:00PM- 9:00PMSP

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FUNDAMENTAL COMPUTER SKILLS
 
Computer Basics ---------- $ 119
"All I know how to do is turn it on." If this describes the extent of your computer knowledge, then this is the place to begin. This class provides a guided tour of the computer screen. Learn to manage a mouse, manipulate the desktop and the basic vocabulary of the information age.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 1175-180J1002709/02/14 - 09/04/14TuTh 6:00PM- 9:00PMCU

Navigating the Computer ---------- $ 69
This class is designed for students that have a computer at home but aren't familiar with its capabilities. Topics that will be covered are finding and searching the internet, creating and saving files, retrieving files, opening and responding to e-mails, and much more. Prerequisite: Students must be comfortable using a mouse and turning on a computer.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2569-101J1012509/05/14F 9:00AM- 1:00PMCU

Open Computer Lab for Seniors
Calling all seniors, aged 60 or better! Attend this open computer lab for help with using the Internet, navigating email, or working with documents or files. This lab can help enhance your professional as well as personal skills. Prerequisites: For maximum benefit, participants need to be comfortable turning on a computer and using a mouse. Pre-registration is required to attend this class.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2388-20J 1001809/30/14Tu 9:00AM-12:00PMSP
  ITEC 2388-101J1001710/07/14Tu 9:00AM-12:00PMCU

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GREEN TECHNOLOGY
 
Home Automation ---------- $3990
You will work with the actual components installed by the instructor in client's home/business. You will install and configure a security lighting camera system from 2GIG, Vera, Linear, Leviton, GE and other vendors. Learn how to choose and install each individual component and then program the controller to create a well designed system. Learn the basics of electricity. Wire single pole and three-way switches the traditional way and convert them to RF controlled components. Properly replace outlets and switches. Learn how to manage lighting, security, surveillance, access control and much more. Program the controller and access the components remotely with any internet connection or smart phone. This is 90% hands-on course working in a live environment.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BLDG 2259-101B1047507/28/14 - 08/27/14MW 6:00PM-10:00PMCU

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INTERNET & WEB SKILLS
 
Dreamweaver I ---------- $ 159
Dreamweaver allows professionals to develop websites and automate production. Learn the basics of Dreamweaver, gain an overview of the workspace and interface, and basic page layout and design techniques. Through hands-on exercises, learn to work in the Dreamweaver environment, build pages with links and graphics, format and lay out text and more. Prerequisites: familiarity with the Internet and basic computer skills. Textbook and storage medium required.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 1231-180J1003509/29/14 - 10/01/14MW 6:00PM-10:00PMCU

Dreamweaver II ---------- $ 159
This course builds on the skills presented in Dreamweaver I. Learn how to use Dreamweaver to include DHTML and CSS, work with layers, construct and work with frame documents and animation using timelines. You also delve into Flash, Fireworks, and Contribute. Textbook and storage medium required.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 1232-180J1003410/20/14 - 10/22/14MW 6:00PM-10:00PMCU

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SMALL BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY
 
Getting Social ---------- $ 59
Having your business on social media is essential. In this three hour course, you'll learn about several major social networks, and explore the typical user interaction with businesses on these different types of networks. Also, learn how to establish accounts on three social tools and learn how to manage and interact with those networks.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2629-90K 1016509/24/14W 6:00PM- 9:00PMSP

iPad 101 for Business ---------- $ 119
In this 6 hour course, you'll learn how to transform your iPad from a shiny toy into a valuable tool for business. In this practical, hands-on course, you'll learn how to expertly navigate your device and will explore 45+ free iPad apps that will make you more organized and productive. Requirement: Bring your own iPad.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2630-90J 1004907/29/14 - 07/31/14TuTh 6:00PM- 9:00PMSP
  BUSC 2630-180J1004809/09/14 - 09/11/14TuTh 6:00PM- 9:00PMCU

Marketing Your Business with Digital Tools ---------- $ 69
In this three hour class, learn how digital users on the web interact with individual businesses and how Web marketing can drive people to your individual business. You'll learn how to list yourself on popular web search directories, and how to optimize your site for search engine visibility. In addition, learn what Internet advertising is and how it works.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2631-90J 1005108/28/14Th 6:00PM- 9:00PMSP
  BUSC 2631-180J1005010/28/14Tu 6:00PM- 9:00PMCU

Measure Up on the Internet ---------- $ 69
Learn what Web analytics are and how they can help you measure the success of your digital business efforts in this 3 hour class, learn how to install two common Web analytics tools on your own Web site, and read the resulting reports with knowledge and insight about what the statistics mean. At the end of the class, students should be able to track their own Web statistics and have an understanding of what several key data points mean.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2632-90J 1002909/15/14M 6:00PM- 9:00PMSP

Mobile Web and Apps for Business ---------- $ 69
This three hour class will teach you how mobile web access and apps are fundamentally changing how people get their information, and what kind of effect that has on doing business. You'll get a look at some small businesses that are innovating in the mobile space as they connect with their customers. Then you'll get a hands-on look at some mobile tools that can make businesses run more efficiently and be more productive.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2635-180J1005209/04/14Th 6:00PM- 9:00PMCU

Selling on the Web ---------- $ 69
In this three hour course, discover how to create an online store and sell physical goods online. Students will learn the different options available for e-commerce; learn how to create a merchant account with a bank, inventory management and how to manage shipping costs and fulfilling others.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2633-90J 1003108/25/14M 6:00PM- 9:00PMSP
  BUSC 2633-180J1003010/13/14M 6:00PM- 9:00PMCU

Staking Your Claim on the Web ---------- $ 69
Your business must have a presence on the web. In this three hour class, you'll learn how to choose and register a domain name for your online business, and then you'll learn how to point that domain name at an actual Web site. You'll learn about the various options for Web hosting, with side discussions about establishing branded email for your business. You'll learn how to put together a very basic html page, in order to understand what's going on behind the scenes on your site. Then you'll use a popular online template tool to actually build a simple Web site that can be managed and edited by nontechnical staff.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2634-90J 1002108/18/14M 6:00PM- 9:00PMSP
  BUSC 2634-180J1002010/08/14W 6:00PM- 9:00PMCU

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TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATION PREP
 
Cisco, Part II ---------- $ 699
CCNA II: Routing Protocols and Concepts-This is Part II of the four-part CISCO CCNA curriculum. Topic areas include router fundamentals and configuration, remote devices, IOS, Routing Protocols, TCP/IP, Access Control Lists, and more. It also introduces advanced routing protocols such as Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP) and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Protocol. Hands-on exercises including configuration, installation, and troubleshooting, reinforce student learning. Textbook and storage medium required. Class dates will be announced soon. Please note that these dates are simply place holders. A date will be set once minimum enrollment numbers are reached. Classes will be held at the Daniel Technology Center in Culpeper. For further information, contact 540-834-1060.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 1168-180J1018709/08/14 - 11/10/14MW 6:30PM- 9:30PMCU

CISSP ---------- $1895
Germanna Community College is pleased to offer this Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) course. This program will meet the DOD 8570.1, Level III Requirements. Our concentrated and focused program is designed to permit busy professionals to prepare to achieve the internationally recognized CISSP certification in the most efficient and cost-effective manner. This program will cover the CISSP CBK 10 Domain: Security Management Practices; Computer Operations Security; Physical Security; Security Architecture and Model; Access Control Systems and Methodology; Cryptography; Telecommunications and Network Security; Application and System Development Security; Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning and Law; and Investigations and Ethics. This class will be delivered online using Blackboard. Book required is "All in One CISSP Exam Guide":, 6th Edition by Shon Harris. Prerequisites: Comfort using a PC and the internet; high speed internet access required. Please note that these dates are simply place holders as the class schedule may be flexible.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2391-21J 1004107/01/14 - 12/31/14 -ONLINE
  ITEC 2391-90J 1002509/16/14 - 10/30/14TuTh 6:30PM- 9:30PMSTRC

CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician ---------- $1995
This 40-hour online Content Logistics course prepares you for the CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician (HIT) certification. This high tech certification validates experienced technical knowledge of healthcare and IT. Holders of this certification have the knowledge and skills required to support the implementation and maintenance of electronic health record (EHR) systems in various clinical settings. Program instructional areas include: HIPAA controls and compliance issues; organizational behavior; IT operations; medical business operations; and, IT security. Target candidates for CompTIA HIT training and certification include: implementation support specialists; technical or software support staff; managed service providers for medical offices and practices; and, healthcare professionals moving into healthcare IT liaison roles. Prerequisites: CompTIA A+ certification or 500 hours of hands-on IT technical experience is recommended; experience in a healthcare environment or training in the healthcare field is also recommended. For more information on CompTIA HIT, visit certification.comptia.org/hittech. This fast-paced, challenging course begins the first Wed. of every month, and participants have 45 days to complete it. For registration and additional information, visit www.contentlogistics.com/germanna.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2550-I1C 3233407/01/13 - 06/30/14 -ONLINE
  ITEC 2550-I1C 3233407/01/13 - 06/30/14 -ONLINE

IT Essentials I: PC/A+ Certification Preparation ---------- $ 899
This course introduces you to information technology and data communications. You develop the necessary skills to enter this field by building and troubleshooting computers, installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting the operating system and peripherals, and basic networking. This is a hands-on, lab-oriented course that provides the skills and knowledge to pass the CompTIA A+ certification exam. Textbook and tool kit is required, Lab book optional. In order to take this course you should have basic computing skills, not a novice.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 1202-180J1004209/02/14 - 12/11/14TuTh 6:30PM- 9:30PMCU

Linux + Powered by LPI ---------- $ 995
In this 40 hour class, students will learn about the Linux/Unix operating system, including installation, configuration and upgrading server hardware; preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery techniques for servers. The Linux+ certification course will renew the certification of A+ certification holders. This course content and technical lever are designed for professionals working in roles such as Network Administrator and Product/Application/Network Service Support. Students enrolling in this course should have strong personal computer skills and knowledge, an intermediate understanding of networking concepts, and considerable experience with installing and upgrading computer hardware and software components. Ideally they should hold an A+, or Network+ certification; however this is not a necessity. Book and computer took kit required. Class dates will be announced soon. Please note that these dates are simply place holders. A date will be set once minimum enrollment numbers are reached. Classes will be held at the Culpeper Center as well as at the Fredericksburg Campus if minimum enrollments are reached. For further information, contact 540-834-1060.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2557-101J1013307/01/14 - 12/31/14W 8:00AM- 4:30PMCU
  ITEC 2557-20J 1013407/01/14 - 12/31/14M 8:00AM- 4:30PMSP

Network+ Certification Training ---------- $ 995
This course is designed to prepare students for CompTIA's Network+ Exam. Earning the CompTIA Network+ Certification means that students have the knowledge needed to use and maintain a wide range of network technologies. This course provides an introduction to terms and basic communication concepts of contemporary network services, transmission media and connection hardware. Examines the OSI communication model to provide the student with a unique perspective relating to popular protocol stacks in use today, including lower layer protocols. Includes connectivity devices (bridges, switches and routers), IP addresses, subnets, TCP/IP and IPX protocol stacks. Provides conceptual understanding for any network operating system currently in use. From this area of expertise, you will have the option of moving to more advanced IT certifications, including Microsoft's MCITP, and Novell's One. Prerequisite: IT Essentials I: PC/A+ or equivalent. Textbook required.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2393-20J 1012807/01/14 - 12/31/14F 8:00AM- 5:00PMSP

Security+ Certification Preparation ---------- $ 895
This course prepares you for the CompTIA Security+ exam. The exam covers industry-wide topics, including communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, access control, authentication, external attack and operational and organization security. You should have Network+ or equivalent experience is required to take the course. Explores network security basics to include: security objectives, security architecture, security models, and security layers. Discusses: risk management, network security policy, and security training. This course will also discuss the five security keys: Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability, Accountability and Auditability. Textbook required and available in the college bookstore. No class Feb 7 or Feb 17, 2014. Class dates will be announced soon. Please note that these dates are simply place holders. A date will be set once minimum enrollment numbers are reached. Classes will be held at the Culpeper Center as well as at the Fredericksburg Campus if minimum enrollments are reached. For further information, contact 540-834-1060.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2392-101J1012907/01/14 - 12/31/14MW 9:00AM- 4:00PMCU
  ITEC 2392-20J 1013007/01/14 - 12/31/14MW 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP

Server+ ---------- $1495
This course is designed for professionals working in the role of Network Administrator, Product, Application, and Network Service Support. You will learn about server hardware technologies including installation, configuration and upgrading server hardware; preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery techniques for servers. The course can be used to renew the certification of A+. Prerequisite: Strong personal computer skills and knowledge, intermediate understanding of networking concepts and extensive experience with installing & upgrading computer hardware and software components. Should have A+ or Net+ certification. Toolkit and Book required: CompTIA Server+ 2009: Certification: Student Manual by Axzo Press. Class dates will be announced soon. Please note that these dates are simply place holders. A date will be set once minimum enrollment numbers are reached. Classes will be held at the Culpeper Center as well as at the Fredericksburg Campus if minimum enrollments are reached. For further information, contact 540-834-1060.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2567-101J1012607/01/14 - 12/31/14M 8:00AM- 4:30PMCU
  ITEC 2567-20J 1012707/01/14 - 12/31/14Th 8:00AM- 4:30PMSP

Storage+ Powered by SNIA ---------- $ 995
The CompTIA Storage+ Powered by SNIA certification exam 40 hour training covers the knowledge and skills required to configure basic networks to include archive, backup, and restoration technologies. Additionally, the successful candidate will be able to understand the fundamentals of business continuity, application workload, system integration, and storage/system administration, while performing basic troubleshooting on connectivity issues and referencing documentation. This course is designed to prepare the student for both vendor neutral and vendor specific certification, as follows: CompTIA Storage + Powered by SNIA certification Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) Storage Networking Storage Management and Administration exam leading to the SNIA Certified Storage Engineer (SCSE) certification SNIA Certified Storage Networking -Expert (SCSN-E) certification. This course content and technical level are designed for professionals working in roles such as Product/Application/Service Development, Product/Application/Service Support, Customer Management & Technical Personnel, and Sales/Pre-Sales/Marketing & Systems Engineers. Students enrolling in this course should have strong personal computer skills and knowledge, an intermediate understanding of networking concepts, and considerable experience with installing and upgrading computer hardware and software components. Ideally they should hold an A+, Server+, or Network+ certification; however this is not a necessity. Book and computer took kit required. Class dates will be announced soon. Please note that these dates are simply place holders. A date will be set once minimum enrollment numbers are reached. Classes will be held at the Culpeper Center as well as at the Fredericksburg Campus if minimum enrollments are reached. For further information, contact 540-834-1060.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2556-101J1013107/01/14 - 12/31/14Tu 8:00AM- 4:30PMCU
  ITEC 2556-20J 1013207/01/14 - 12/31/14F 8:00AM- 4:30PMSP

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WEB TECHNOLOGY
 
Android App Inventor for the Absolute Beginner ---------- $ 649
This course is for student that wish to develop Android apps without the need to learn a programming language. Mobile app development is booming; there's never been a better time to get started. With Android App Inventor students can design an app and upload it to their device in as little as 30 minutes. No prior experience in programming is necessary and students don't need to be a math or graphics wiz. Prerequisite: None. Book required is: Android App Inventor for the Absolute Beginner, 1st Edition. Course Technology, Cengage Learning 2013, by Prayaga/Hawthorne/Whiteside.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2565-20J 1006310/07/14 - 10/30/14TuTh 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP

Android Boot Camp for Developers using Java ---------- $ 699
Students gain a strong foundation in Java programming and the confidence and technical skills to build actual, successful mobile applications. With this course, students will find instruction that's relevant for today and focused on programming principles for the future. Students become competitive programmers equipped to meet the growing demand for mobile apps with this engaging course. Prerequisite: Students should have prior Java programming training or experience. Students with no prior training should consider the Beginning Java course or the Android App Inventor course. Book required is: Android Boot Camp for Developers using Java: A Guide to Creating Your First Android Apps, 2nd Edition. Course Technology, Cengage Learning 2013, by Hoisington, Corinne.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2563-20J 1006108/04/14 - 08/15/14MTuWThF 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP

Beginning JavaScript ---------- $ 699
This course is intended as a first course in JavaScript programming. Basic programming concepts are covered, including data representation, functions, control structures, arrays, detailed discussions of object-oriented programming and design issues, error handling, security, the document object model, and dynamic HTML. JavaScript guides beginning programmers through Web application development using the JavaScript programming language. This course introduces key Web authoring techniques with a strong focus on industry application. A real-world project, similar to what students would encounter in a professional setting, is developed throughout each chapter. After completing the course, students will be able to use JavaScript to build professional quality, dynamic Web sites. Prerequisites: Student be an existing web designer, or have taken the HTML5/CSS3 or similar. Entry level students should take the HTML5/CSS3 course first. Book required is: JavaScript, Fifth Edition. Course Technology, Cengage Learning Incorporated, 2011, by Don Gosselin.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2561-90J 1006009/30/14 - 12/19/14TuTh 6:00PM- 9:00PMSP

Programming with Mobile Applications ---------- $ 699
Students discover how to create effective native apps across platforms and Web apps for today's most popular smartphone platforms. As students develop identical apps for each platform, they can compare the development processes and determine which platform is best for you. The courses complete coverage ranges from platform architecture to native app life cycle management, with an emphasis on fundamental programming concepts, including optimization and object-oriented design, where appropriate. This course unique coverage of multiple platforms demonstrates the portability of apps students create and ensures a solid understanding of programming principles that will benefit them throughout their career. Prerequisite: Students will need to have completed at least one of the programming language courses (Java or IOS) for success with this popular mobile applications book. Students who experienced programmers would also benefit from this course. Book required is: Programming with Mobile Applications: Android, iOS, and Windows Phone 7. Course Technology, Cengage Learning 2013, Thomas Duffy.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2559-20J 1006208/19/14 - 09/18/14TuTh 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP

 
HEALTH CARE
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HEALTH CARE-PROFESSIONAL
 
AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers ---------- $ 69
This American Heart Association course provides certification training in coordinated mouth-to-mouth artificial ventilation and chest compression, choking, life-threatening emergencies, and sudden illness.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  HLTH 2269-20M 1024209/21/14Su 12:00PM- 4:00PMSP
  HLTH 2269-101M1024311/16/14Su 12:00PM- 4:00PMCU

Bereavement Support ---------- $ 49
Reaching out and supporting those who are experiencing grief is an important skill, though it's often very challenging work. However, after the death of a loved one, telling stories about the loved one often becomes a significant way to cope with the loss. This workshop provides you with key skills and tips to help you become more effective in responding to grief in others. Workshop topics include the principles of grief, creating an environment for sharing stories, and using activities to facilitate story telling. Through interactive discussion, instructional video, and the sharing of experiences, you'll gain new skills that will be most helpful to you, in your own individual setting, to more effectively assist the bereaved. Target audience: school counselors, clergy members, medical professionals, and anyone interested in more effectively assisting the bereaved.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  HLTH 2525-20ZM1027110/11/14Sa 9:00AM-12:30PMSP

CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician ---------- $1995
This 40-hour online Content Logistics course prepares you for the CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician (HIT) certification. This high tech certification validates experienced technical knowledge of healthcare and IT. Holders of this certification have the knowledge and skills required to support the implementation and maintenance of electronic health record (EHR) systems in various clinical settings. Program instructional areas include: HIPAA controls and compliance issues; organizational behavior; IT operations; medical business operations; and, IT security. Target candidates for CompTIA HIT training and certification include: implementation support specialists; technical or software support staff; managed service providers for medical offices and practices; and, healthcare professionals moving into healthcare IT liaison roles. Prerequisites: CompTIA A+ certification or 500 hours of hands-on IT technical experience is recommended; experience in a healthcare environment or training in the healthcare field is also recommended. For more information on CompTIA HIT, visit certification.comptia.org/hittech. This fast-paced, challenging course begins the first Wed. of every month, and participants have 45 days to complete it. For registration and additional information, visit www.contentlogistics.com/germanna.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2550-I1C 3233407/01/13 - 06/30/14 -ONLINE

Dental Radiation Safety Seminar ---------- $ 179
This course meets the requirements of the Virginia State Board of Dentistry for certification of dental auxiliaries to use x-ray equipment or procedures with dental patients under the direct supervision of dentists licensed in Virginia. Course content includes x-ray production, radiation biology, radiation safety and hygiene, and dental x-ray radiation. A minimum test score of 75% is required to complete the course satisfactorily. Materials included.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  HLTH 1109-24M 1026407/27/14Su 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP
  HLTH 1109-20M 1024410/26/14Su 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP
  HLTH 1109-21M 1024511/09/14Su 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP
  HLTH 1109-22M 1024612/14/14Su 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP
  HLTH 1109-23M 1024712/21/14Su 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP

Explore a Career as an Administrative Medical Assistant ---------- $ 109
Learn what it takes to have a successful career as an administrative medical assistant in the exciting and high-demand world of healthcare. In this on-line course, you learn the basics of scheduling patients' appointments, surgeries, and hospital admissions. You also discover how to create, maintain, file medical charts, and learn how to verify patients' insurance, create encounter forms (charge tickets), post charges, obtain pre-authorizations from insurers, and schedule return visits. You also go behind the scenes to learn the basics of applying diagnostic and procedure codes to patients' accounts and bill their insurance companies. You gain an understanding of accounts receivables, billing secondary insurance and following up on unpaid insurance claims. Also learn the basics of keeping a medical office running smoothly, from ordering supplies to scheduling staff meetings and making travel arrangements. Visit www.ed2go.com/germanna for more information or call (540) 937-2915.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  HLTH 2504-I1EM1024107/01/14 - 12/31/14 12:00AM-12:00AMONLINE

Health Care CRC Orientation ---------- $ 79
This class is required for individuals applying for admission to Workforce non-credit CNA, Physical Therapy Aide, Phlebotomy, Personal Care Aide, and Medical Office Assistant I and II programs. The application process to these programs is competitive and selective. Completion of this course and receiving a qualifying score on the CRC assessment are part of the Health Care admissions criteria. This class includes: (a) an overview of the health care profession, including expectations for student success and the program application process; and (b) an introduction to the Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) including what it is, how to attain it, and a review of test questions. Students applying to the Workforce health care programs must take the CRC assessments, offered through the college's Testing Center. The assessments measure: reading for information, locating information, and applied mathematics. You will receive your CRC assessment results within ten days if taking the paper and pencil assessments, and immediately, if taking the computer based assessments. Please contact the Testing Center at (540) 834-1022 for test times and information. The fee for the CRC assessments is $45, payable to Germanna Community College.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  HLTH 2259-20M 1024908/16/14Sa 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP
  HLTH 2259-180M1025009/02/14 - 09/04/14MW 6:00PM- 9:00PMCU
  HLTH 2259-91M 1025109/22/14 - 09/24/14MW 6:00PM- 9:00PMSP
  HLTH 2259-21M 1025210/18/14Sa 9:00AM- 4:00PMSP
  HLTH 2259-181M1025311/11/14 - 11/13/14TuTh 6:00PM- 9:00PMCU
  HLTH 2259-92M 1025412/15/14 - 12/17/14MW 6:00PM- 9:00PMSP

Human Anatomy and Physiology ---------- $ 109
This on-line course provides a basic understanding of human anatomy and physiology. It begins with a review of the principles of chemistry that are important to human physiology, with an emphasis on the human body and the differences between nonliving matter and living organisms. We also cover cell physiology because all life processes are ultimately carried out at the cellular level. You learn principles of genetics and gain an understanding of how traits are passed from one generation to the next. You survey the anatomy and physiology of each of our 11 organ systems. We also cover the skeletal and muscular systems, and the circulatory, respiratory, and digestive systems. We'll also spend time on the endocrine and the reproductive systems. By the end of this course, you'll have a greater appreciation and understanding of the marvelous complexity of the human body! Visit www.ed2go.com/germanna for more information or call (540) 937-2915.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  HLTH 2503-I1EM1023907/01/14 - 12/31/14 12:00AM-12:00AMONLINE

Medical Office Assistant I: Administration and Clinical ---------- $ 199
This course focuses on effective skills in the health care environment. Content includes handling medical records, filing, chart documentation, patient appointment setting, intake and related lab skills, medical ethics, and patient privacy. Effective written and verbal communication skills are also addressed. Prerequisites: Basic computer skills, Health Care Orientation (HLTH 2259), and application and admission to the Medical Office Assistant program. Visit www.germanna.edu/workforce for more information.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  HLTH 2274-101M1025509/19/14 - 10/10/14F 8:30AM- 1:30PMCU

Medical Office Assistant II: Medical Billing and Coding ---------- $ 899
This hybrid course provides the skills needed to develop basic proficiency in medical billing and coding. Content areas include introduction to federal and commercial health insurance plans, physician and hospital services, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, ICD-9/10 and CPT coding, Healthcare Common Procedure Coding Systems (HCPCS), medical claims processing, reimbursement and patient accounting, workers' compensation, health care provider contracting, and more. You also gain basic skills using e-health management software. Portions of the class are delivered online, using Blackboard, to enhance student success. Afternoon hours are placeholders for online study. For success in this class you must have access to high speed internet, to complete course assignments. After practical work experience (6 months - two years) students completing this course and HLTH 2274 may qualify to sit for various national billing and coding certification exams. Prerequisites: experience and comfort using a PC and the internet; Health Care Orientation (HLTH 2259); high speed internet access; and, application and admission to the Medical Office Assistant program. Visit www.germanna.edu/workforce for more information.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  HLTH 2267-101M1025610/24/14 - 12/26/14F 8:30AM- 5:00PMCU

Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach ---------- $ 109
Expand your knowledge with basic medical terminology. This on-line course teaches medical terminology from an anatomical approach. Root terms are divided by each body system. The origin, a combined form, and an example of non-medical everyday usage are provided for each root term. Word associations are provided as learning tools. Unusual and interesting information is provided in regards to each term. Root terms are combined with prefixes and suffixes as your learning will culminate in the interpretation of several paragraphs of medical notes. Visit www.ed2go.com/germanna for more information or call (540) 937-2915.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  HLTH 2502-I1EM1024007/01/14 - 12/31/14 12:00AM-12:00AMONLINE

Nurse Aide Education Program ---------- $ 850
The Nurse Aide Program is designed to provide the skills and knowledge to prepare the student to take the Nurse Aide in Virginia certification test to become a Certified Nurse Aide. Upon completion of this curriculum and certification by the Virginia Board of Nursing, individuals will be eligible for employment in a variety of health care settings. Clinical rotations are scheduled for a variety of shifts between 7 am - 11 pm at various healthcare facilities and various days of the week. Prerequisite: Health Care Orientation (HLTH 2259), CRC Test, and meeting all admission requirements. Visit our website at www.germanna.edu/workforce for more details.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  HLTH 2255-90M 1025709/29/14 - 12/08/14MTuWTh 6:00PM- 9:15PMSP

Personal Care Aide ---------- $ 349
This course provides the basic skills needed to provide assistance to the recovering or chronically ill, the elderly, and for relieving care givers from the emotional and physical demands of everyday care giving. Topic areas include common principles of health and disease, communication, safety measures, and rights of clients living either in their homes or in facilities. Students learn about the roles and responsibilities of the personal care aide, the health care team, policies and procedures, infection control, proper nutrition, and the importance of caring for themselves. The course consists of classroom instruction and practical lab skills. Workbook required. Application process: Completion of Health Care Orientation HLTH 2259, satisfactory score on the CRC assessment, and the ability to meet additional admissions requirements. Please visit our website at www.germanna.edu/workforce for details.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  HLTH 2268-20M 1025910/27/14 - 11/18/14MTuWTh 9:00AM-12:30PMSP

Personal Trainer Certification ---------- $ 360
Personal training has come a long way as a legitimate health and fitness service. Join this fun field as there has never been a better time to promote safe and effective exercise. This 20 hour International Sports Conditioning Association (ISCA) course presents the most current knowledge, instructional techniques, and responsibilities needed by personal trainers. It is a rewarding and challenging course requiring study and practice. The ISCA certification test is administered on the last day of class. Upon successful completion of the ISCA test, you mail a copy of your course completion certificate and your CPR card to ISCA, to receive your Personal Trainer endorsement. (American Heart Association Basic Life Support CPR certification is not required prior to enrolling in this class, though will be required prior to receiving your ISCA Personal Trainer endorsement.) Workbook required and to be purchased from the instructor on the first day of class.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  HLTH 1149-101M1026009/20/14 - 09/27/14Sa 9:00AM- 7:00PMCU
  HLTH 1149-20M 1026310/25/14 - 11/01/14Sa 9:00AM- 7:00PMSP

Phlebotomy ---------- $1595
Phlebotomists work directly with patients. Medical laboratories depend on the phlebotomy technician to collect quality laboratory results. To do this, the phlebotomy technician must create an atmosphere of trust and confidence with patients while drawing blood specimens in a skillful, safe and reliable manner. This course introduces basic medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, components of health care delivery and clinical laboratory structure. It teaches techniques of specimen collection, specimen handling, and patient interactions. The course includes both lecture and clinical laboratory experiences. (Clinical hours generally between hours of 8 am - 5 pm.) Prerequisite: Health Care Orientation (HLTH 2259), CRC Test, and meeting all admission requirements. Visit our website at www.germanna.edu/workforce for more details.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  HLTH 2256-20M 1026209/29/14 - 12/03/14MW 6:00PM- 8:30PMCU
  HLTH 2256-20L 1026110/28/14 - 12/16/14TuTh 9:00AM- 5:00PM

 
INDUSTRY & CONSTRUCTION
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APPRENTICESHIP
 
Electrical Groundman ---------- $4199
This program is set up as a "boot camp" meaning a series of classes grouped together to provide you the entry-level skills necessary to work as a groundman. A groundman performs a variety of work tasks in the construction, maintenance, and repair of electrical distribution and transmission lines and equipment. This program includes the following certifications: CPR/First Aid Certification, OSHA 10 T&D Certification, and Basic Work Zone & Flagger Certification. Upon successful completion of the exams, students will be eligible for job placement assistance. Groundman training is the first step towards a career as a Lineman.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  MANF 2151-101B1019510/13/14 - 11/14/14MTuWTh 8:00AM- 5:00PMCU

Electrician Apprentice Year 2, Class 1 ---------- $ 375
This is the first class of the Electrician Apprentice Year 2 program. Class outline includes topics on alternating current, motors, theory and application, grounding, conduit, bending, conduit boxes and fittings. Please bring a current code book to class.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ELEC 2120-180B1019809/08/14 - 12/15/14M 6:30PM- 9:00PMCU
  ELEC 2120-180B1019809/08/14 - 12/15/14M 6:30PM- 9:00PMSP

HVAC Apprentice Year 2 Class 1 ---------- $ 375
This class is the first part of a 2 part class that covers Heat pump fundamentals, components, applications, installation, and service. Heat gain and heat loss calculations based on ACCA's Manuel J are included as troubleshooting guides for both the electrical and refrigeration system. All types of heat pump systems-both package and split system are studied, including air to air heat pumps, water-source heat pumps and various kinds of special purpose heat pumps. The course features a simplified performance guide/checklist for servicing heat pumps in both the heating and cooling cycles. Class will include a field trip in related studies. Textbook included.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  HVAC 2125-180B1019709/11/14 - 12/18/14Th 6:00PM- 9:00PMCU
  HVAC 2125-180B1019709/11/14 - 12/18/14Th 6:00PM- 9:00PMSP

HVAC Year 4 Class 1 ---------- $ 375
This is part One of a two part Class. This course will cover the following topics. Water Treatment, Indoor Air Quality, System Air Balancing, System Startup & Shutdown and Construction Drawings and Specifications. This class is part of the HVAC Apprenticeship program of study.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  HVAC 2134-180B1019609/11/14 - 12/18/14Th 6:00PM- 9:00PMCU

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AUTOCAD
 
AutoCAD, Part I ---------- $ 379
Learn the basics of computer-aided design and drafting. Come away with a general understanding of AutoCAD's tools and methods for producing, viewing and editing two-dimensional drawings. Prerequisite: background in drafting/technical drawing, basic math and basic computer skills. Textbook and storage disk required.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  CADD 1107-90B 1020009/15/14 - 10/15/14MW 6:00PM- 9:00PMSP
  CADD 1107-180B1019910/22/14 - 11/12/14MW 6:00PM- 9:00PMCU

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CONTRACTORS & TRADESMEN
 
Basic Contractor's Business Licensing Class ---------- $ 199
New state regulations require that all entities applying for a new contractor's license, that have not been previously licensed, must successfully complete an 8-hour basic business course approved by the Virginia Board for Contractors. This course, approved by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulations (DPOR) meets the requirement. The class presents essential information relating to the practice of contracting within the Commonwealth. Participants thoroughly review required contract elements, explore various business structures, and learn tips to avoid regulatory and business problems. It is designed to guide the contractor in making choices ensuring regulatory compliance. Topic areas also include customer selection, estimating, marketing, working with building inspectors, obtaining change orders, and more. The class is not designed as examination preparation, but upon successful completion, participants should be prepared to take Part I of the contractor examination. An assessment is administered at the end of this course and a minimum score of 75% is required for passing. Workbook required.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BLDG 2191-20B 1006408/02/14Sa 8:00AM- 5:00PMSP
  BLDG 2191-101B1006509/27/14Sa 8:00AM- 5:00PMCU
  BLDG 2191-21B 1006610/25/14Sa 8:00AM- 2:00PMSP
  BLDG 2191-102B1006712/08/14M 8:00AM- 2:00PMCU

Blueprint Reading ---------- $ 225
This 18-hour course is designed as an introduction to basic print reading in residential, light, and some heavy commercial construction. Topic areas include: working drawings and drawing concepts, scale reading, construction math, plot plans, foundation, and floor plans, elevation and sectional views, material and specification analysis, symbols and abbreviations, trade competency reviews and more. Please bring an architectural scale, a 4-function calculator and an inexpensive magnifying glass. Textbook required.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BLDG 2247-90B 1007609/11/14 - 10/16/14W 6:00PM- 9:00PMSP

Journeymen and Master Electrician ---------- $ 99
Journeymen and Master Electricians are now required by the Virginia Board of Contractors to complete a three-hour continuing education course as part of the licensing process. This applies to individuals renewing a license. The course covers new definitions, code changes, general requirements, impacts on the job, general use, and special equipment included in the respective code. This class is recognized by Virginia's Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and the Virginia Board of Contractors and meets the new continuing education requirements. Certificates of Continuing Educations Units (CEUs) are recognized by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and will be issued to all licensed Virginia electrician tradesmen cardholders upon successful completion of the class. This training requirement is effective with all licenses issued or renewed after Dec. 31, 2007. Textbook required and available in the college bookstore.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ELEC 2117-101B1007808/09/14Sa 8:00AM-11:00AMCU
  ELEC 2117-21B 1007910/17/14F 8:00AM-11:00AMSP
  ELEC 2117-102B1008012/13/14Sa 8:00AM-11:00AMCU

Journeymen and Master Gas Fitters ---------- $ 49
Journeymen and Master Gas Fitters are now required by the Virginia Board of Contractors to complete a one-hour continuing education course as part of the licensing process. This applies to individuals renewing a license. The course covers new definitions, code changes, general requirements, impacts on the job, general use, and special equipment included in the respective code. This class is recognized by Virginia's Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and the Virginia Board of Contractors and meets the new continuing education requirements. Certificates of Continuing Educations Units (CEUs) are recognized by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and will be issued to all licensed Virginia gasfitter cardholders upon successful completion of the class. This training requirement is effective with all licenses issued or renewed after Dec. 31, 2007. Textbook required and available in the college bookstore.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  PLMB 2116-101B1009208/09/14Sa 2:00PM- 3:00PMCU
  PLMB 2116-21B 1009310/17/14F 2:00PM- 3:00PMSP
  PLMB 2116-102B1009412/13/14Sa 2:00PM- 3:00PMCU

Journeymen and Master HVAC Tradesmen ---------- $ 99
Journeymen and Master HVAC Tradesmen are now required by the Virginia Board of Contractors to complete a three-hour continuing education course as part of the licensing process. This applies to individuals renewing a license. The course covers new definitions, code changes, general requirements, impacts on the job, general use, and special equipment included in the respective code. This class is recognized by Virginia's Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and the Virginia Board of Contractors and meets the new continuing education requirements. Certificates of Continuing Educations Units (CEUs) are recognized by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and will be issued to all licensed Virginia HVAC tradesmen cardholders upon successful completion of the class. This training requirement is effective with all licenses issued or renewed after Dec. 31, 2007. Textbook required and available in the college bookstore.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  HVAC 2118-101B1008408/09/14Sa 11:00AM- 2:00PMCU
  HVAC 2118-21B 1008510/18/14Sa 11:00AM- 2:00PMSP
  HVAC 2118-102B1008612/13/14Sa 11:00AM- 2:00PMCU

Journeymen and Master Plumber ---------- $ 99
Journeymen and Master Plumbers are now required by the Virginia Board of Contractors to complete a three-hour continuing education course as part of the licensing process. This applies to individuals renewing a license. The course covers new definitions, code changes, general requirements, impacts on the job, general use, and special equipment included in the respective code. This class is recognized by Virginia's Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and the Virginia Board of Contractors and meets the new continuing education requirements. Certificates of Continuing Educations Units (CEUs) are recognized by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and will be issued to all licensed Virginia plumbing tradesmen cardholders upon successful completion of the class. This training requirement is effective with all licenses issued or renewed after Dec. 31, 2007. Textbook required and available in the college bookstore.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  PLMB 2115-101B1008808/09/14Sa 3:00PM- 6:00PMCU
  PLMB 2115-21B 1008910/18/14Sa 3:00PM- 6:00PMSP
  PLMB 2115-102B1009012/13/14Sa 3:00PM- 6:00PMCU

Lead Safe Training EPA RRP Initial ---------- $ 159
Common renovation activities like sanding, cutting, and demolition can create hazardous lead dust and chips by disturbing lead based paint, which can be harmful to adults and children. Regulations effective April 2010, state that contractors and all persons involved in paid renovation and repair work must be certified in lead safe practices and must follow specific work practices to prevent lead contamination. This applies to all persons performing renovation, repair, and painting projects that disturb painted surfaces in homes, child occupied facilities, child care facilities and schools built before 1978. Successful completion of this 9 hour course satisfies the Federal training requirements for five years.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BLDG 2246-101B1008109/20/14Sa 8:00AM- 6:00PMCU
  BLDG 2246-20B 1008211/01/14Sa 8:00AM- 6:00PMSP

Section 608 EPA Certification Class and Exam ---------- $ 149
HVAC Technicians, Service men, Maintenance men, Journeyman and Master HVAC tradesman are required to complete Section 608 EPA Certification before they can service/install or maintain certain HVAC equipment. This course takes you through all of the necessary knowledge from ozone depletion theory to regulations to required service practices. Class includes study guide for students on program structure, progressing in order through Core, Type I (small appliances, Type II (high-pressure systems), Type III (low pressure systems). It allows focused study in the specific area of certification being sought. Class includes exam and the study guide and is an approved EPA test.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  HVAC 2123-20B 1007109/27/14Sa 8:00AM- 2:00PMSP
  HVAC 2123-101B1007011/08/14Sa 8:00AM- 2:00PMCU

Universal R-410A Safety and Training Certification ---------- $ 129
HVAC Technicians, Service men, Maintenance men, Journeyman and Master HVAC tradesmen are required to complete universal R-410A Safety and Training Certification before they can service/install or maintain certain R-410A equipment. This course takes you through all of the necessary knowledge from ozone depletion theory to regulations to required service practices. Class includes study guide for students on Background, Systems Fundamentals, Refrigerant Chemistry, Refrigerant Oils, and Safety. It allows focused study in the specific area of certification being sought. Class includes exam and the study guide is an approved test.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  HVAC 2124-21B 1047608/02/14Sa 8:00AM- 2:00PMSP
  HVAC 2124-20B 1007210/25/14Sa 8:00AM- 2:00PMSP
  HVAC 2124-101B1007312/20/14Sa 8:00AM- 2:00PMCU

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GREEN TECHNOLOGY
 
Home Automation ---------- $3990
You will work with the actual components installed by the instructor in client's home/business. You will install and configure a security lighting camera system from 2GIG, Vera, Linear, Leviton, GE and other vendors. Learn how to choose and install each individual component and then program the controller to create a well designed system. Learn the basics of electricity. Wire single pole and three-way switches the traditional way and convert them to RF controlled components. Properly replace outlets and switches. Learn how to manage lighting, security, surveillance, access control and much more. Program the controller and access the components remotely with any internet connection or smart phone. This is 90% hands-on course working in a live environment.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BLDG 2259-101B1047507/28/14 - 08/27/14MW 6:00PM-10:00PMCU

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INDUSTRY CERTIFICATION PREPARATION
 
Food Equipment Repair Tech ---------- $1999
This nationally recognized program of study is a hybrid study with 24 hours E-learning coursework. This 24 hour program is broken out into two main courses and 5 exams. First is an introduction to food service industry. Second is basic training in electricity, gas & steam. You also have a 10 hour ELearning to receive your OSHA 10 hour safety certification. You will then have 16 hours of classroom time on the basics of refrigeration. To end the course work you will complete a 6 hour classroom to prep you to take the EPA 608 certification. Upon completion you will take a proctored exam at an authorized service company. Upon passing the proctored exam you are guaranteed a job interview with that service company This course is endorsed by the Commercial Food Equipment Service Association.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  HVAC 2131-101B1020107/01/14 - 12/31/14 -CU

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MANUFACTURING
 
Core Craft Skills ---------- $ 325
This class will build the foundation skills for entry level craft workers. The nine modules will cover Basic Safety, Introduction to Construction Math, Introduction to Hand and Power Tools, Introduction to Construction Drawings, Basic Rigging, Basic Communication Skills, Basic Employability Skills, and Introduction to Material Handling. This course includes 30 plus hours of online training.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  MANF 2149-90B 1018807/29/14 - 09/02/14Tu 6:00PM- 8:00PMSP
  MANF 2149-180B1018910/07/14 - 11/04/14Tu 6:30PM- 8:30PMCU
  MANF 2149-91B 1019011/11/14 - 12/16/14Tu 6:00PM- 8:00PMSP

Electricity ---------- $ 425
The course covers the following: Electrical Units, Safety for Electrical Work, Iintro to Circuits, Intro to Magnetism, DC Circuit Components, NEC Overview 150, AC Fundamentals.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  MANF 2143-180B1019309/11/14 - 12/18/14Th 6:00PM- 9:00PMCU

Intro to Electric Motors ---------- $ 425
This class discusses how various types of electric motors are applied throughout industry and the principles behind motor operation. Includes an interactive lab.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  MANF 2145-180B1019409/09/14 - 10/28/14Tu 6:00PM- 9:00PMCU

OSHA General Industry Standards, 10-Hour Course ---------- $ 189
This 10-hour General Industry safety and health course is designed to provide you with the skills and information you need to: (1) assess the effectiveness of overall safety process and procedure and determine proper levels of compliance, (2) minimize your organization's exposure to costly penalties and fines, and (3) reduce employee down time and worker's compensation claims. It covers essential OSHA mandates pursuant OSHA 29 CFR 1910. Target audience includes: safety personnel, facility managers, industrial engineers, production engineers, maintenance personnel, line supervisors, and human resource personnel. Participants completing the course receive an OSHA 10 General Industry Outreach U.S. DOL card.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  MANF 2133-101B1007410/17/14 - 10/24/14F 5:00PM-11:00PMCU
  MANF 2133-101B1007410/18/14Sa 8:00AM- 2:00PMCU

OSHA General Industry Standards, 30-Hour Course ---------- $ 599
It is just a Policies, procedures, scope and application of the general industry standards, as well as general industry safety and health principles from OSHA's 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Safety and Health Standards. The 30-hour class provides detail and information on how the procedures may be implemented in the workplace. Upon successful course completion the student will receive an OSHA general industry safety and health 30-hour course completion card.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  MANF 2134-101B1007510/11/14 - 11/15/14Sa 8:00AM- 1:00PMCU

 
NATIONAL SECURITY
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HOMELAND SECURITY
 
Critical Infrastructure Protection ---------- $ 695
In this two day class, you will examine the intricacies involved in the protection of key resources and critical infrastructure affected by terrorist or natural disasters. Focal areas include impacts to: transportation systems, communication systems, emergency services, and government/business operations. As part of this course, individual FEMA certification, IS-0821-Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources and IS-00860 - National Infrastructure Protection Plan is obtained. This class is also available online for $1700. For more information about this online class, please visit www.contentlogistics.com/germanna. Class dates will be announced soon. Please note that these dates are simply place holders. A date will be set once minimum enrollment numbers are reached. For further information, contact 540-834-1060.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2601-20 3238007/01/13 - 12/31/13M 8:00AM- 4:30PMSP

Introduction to US Intelligence ---------- $1450
U.S. Intelligence: An Introduction provides a broad overview of the roles, functions, activities and current issues facing the U.S. Intelligence Community. This course is specifically designed to provide government, military, academic, and contractor professionals working with the Intelligence Community a firm basis for understanding the Community's roles, needs and culture and the issues that they are facing today as the Community deals with a new structure and new threats. This course places special emphasis on the ongoing changes in U.S. Intelligence and the issues that these changes raise, and the changes that have been implemented since 2001 and how they are progressing. The course is comprised of the following modules: Structure & Missions; U.S. National Security Threats in the 21st Century; Collection; Intelligence Analysis & Production; Congress and the Intelligence Community; and Intelligence Funding Programs and Process. A highly-qualified guest speaker will be featured, presenting a topic of interest. Threat and collection exercises will be conducted that are particularly useful in helping students apply their knowledge to real problems. Class dates will be announced soon. Please note that these dates are simply place holders. A date will be set once minimum enrollment numbers are reached. For further information, contact 540-834-1060.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2612-20J 1004007/01/14 - 12/31/14Sa 8:00AM- 4:30PMSP

Risk Assessment and Management ---------- $ 695
In this 2 day class, you will get an overview of the methodology of risk analysis to include: the best practices employed in risk management in homeland security, the identification and analysis of and differentiation between hazards and threats, the concept of all hazards risk, the importance of the country's critical infrastructure and key resources and its vulnerability to attack the need for effective public-private partnerships for risk management in homeland security and the various government agencies involved. Also covered are various approaches to security vulnerability assessments for critical infrastructure as well as the conditions, factors, and states of existence in which it may become necessary to provide levels of countermeasures for remediation efforts. The course provides a fundamental understanding of what is involved in securing an organization's or an industrial sector's infrastructure. This class is also available online for $1700, course number BUSC 2582-I1C. For more information about this online class, please visit www.contentlogistics.com/germanna. Class dates will be announced soon. Please note that these dates are simply place holders. A date will be set once minimum enrollment numbers are reached. For further information, contact 540-834-1060.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2603-20 3238107/01/13 - 12/31/13Tu 8:00AM- 4:30PMSP

Terrorism ---------- $ 695
This two-day class will give you an introductory look at the roots and evolution of terrorism as it affects homeland security today. Emphasis areas include: asymmetric threats in today's world; history of modern terrorism; exploratory of major terrorist organizations; role of the media; terrorism tactics and counter-terrorism policies and strategies. Class dates to be announced soon. Please note that these dates are simply place holders. A date will be set once minimum enrollment numbers are reached. For further information, contact 540-834-1060.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2584-20 3238207/01/13 - 12/31/13W 8:00AM- 4:30PMSP

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INTELLIGENCE
 
Basic Analytic Skills ---------- $1450
This is a two-day course for either new or relatively new analysts who have had little hands-on experience in the skill areas described in the course title, or for analysts who want to improve their analytical writing skills by giving them more focus. Much of what is required for good analytical writing takes place before the analyst actually begins to write. The scoping and planning of the intelligence analysis therefore are major areas of emphasis in this course, as well as issues of format, length, word selection, etc. The course is designed to get analysts off to a good start in as little time as possible, recognizing that there are important time constraints in such training and that much will also be learned on the job. This course allows analysts to be more effective communicators sooner. Class dates will be announced soon. Please note that these dates are simply place holders. A date will be set once minimum enrollment numbers are reached. For further information, contact 540-834-1060.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2611-20 3237807/01/13 - 12/31/13Sa 8:00AM- 4:30PMSTRC

Critical Thinking ---------- $1450
This two-day course is geared to both the new or journeyman-level analyst who has had little formal training or hands-on experience in critical thinking, or for the more experienced analysts who wants to improve his or her critical thinking skills. This course focuses on a key aspect of analytic tradecraft, the ability to think through series of conflicting and competing data, but doing so in a manner that is self-aware of the quality and integrity of the thought process. This course is specifically designed to reflect the standards for analytic integrity and tradecraft as prescribed by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) in Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 203 which are useful for both government and private sector analysts. Using case-based discussion leadership as the main teaching methodology, augmented by several facilitated discussions, this seminar introduces the students to (1) intellectual traits useful in critical thinking as well as the barriers to critical thinking; (2) structured analytic techniques; and (3) allows the students to apply ethics in analysis. This course is designed to introduce a proven critical thinking model and allow the analysts to put this model into practice immediately against relevant problems in the safe environment of the classroom. This course includes hand-outs and pamphlets for the students, and the use of graphic recording to capture key concepts and assist the analysts in visualizing and retaining the information provided. Class dates will be announced soon. Please note that these dates are simply place holders. A date will be set once minimum enrollment numbers are reached. For further information, contact 540-834-1060.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2610-20 3237907/01/13 - 12/31/13Su 8:00AM- 4:30PMSTRC

Fundamentals of AGI ---------- $ 495
Riverside Research offers a one day introductory, non-technical AGI course that provides insight into this challenging, sophisticated discipline. AGI offers tremendous potential against a diverse array of national security threats, humanitarian issues, and environmental situations. AGI-oriented analysts exploit this capability quickly due to quantum improvements in data processing, advanced software tools, and new sensor developments. Students are introduced to the two sub-disciplines of MASINT that comprise AGI: radar and electro-optical (EO), including OPIR. You'll learn about the AGI community and its history. You'll gain an understanding of basic AGI capabilities along with real-world applications and signatures, and you'll participate in a discussion of AGI products. Class dates to be announced soon. Please note that these dates are simply place holders. A date will be set once minimum enrollment numbers are reached. Classes will be held at the Stafford Research and Technology Center. For further information, contact 540-834-1060.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2617-20 3236807/01/13 - 12/31/13M -STRC
  BUSC 2617-20J 1013507/01/14 - 12/31/14Th 8:00AM- 4:30PMSTRC

How to Brief Like an Intelligence Analyst ---------- $1495
Riverside Research presents a three-day introduction to the presentation skills and research methods commonly used to develop intelligence products. This course covers basic concepts, including a background survey on the processes used for briefing intelligence topics, as well as adherence to community of practice standards required by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. This course provides an understanding of how to construct and execute a presentation (briefing) that is composed of sourced technical intelligence. How to Brief Like an Analyst presents a broad spectrum of briefing topics and situations that analyst may face as an intelligence professional. This course provides an exploration of how specific techniques and decision rules can be used to help maximize reliability of finished intelligence products. Students will also understand the usefulness and applicability of the different categories of intelligence briefings used when presenting intelligence-related information to decision-makers. Class dates to be announced soon. Please note that these dates are simply place holders. A date will be set once minimum enrollment numbers are reached. Classes will held at the Stafford Technology and Research Center. For further information, contact 540-834-1060.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2616-20 3236907/01/13 - 12/31/13Tu -STRC
  BUSC 2616-20J 1013907/01/14 - 12/31/14 -

Introduction to Intelligence Community ---------- $ 495
Riverside Research offers a one day introductory, non-technical course that provides students with the opportunity to gain a good understanding of the entire United States Intelligence Community (IC) and to learn about its diverse roles and varied mission as related to U.S. policy, national defense, and homeland security. Class dates to be announced soon. Please note that these dates are simply place holders. A date will be set once minimum enrollment numbers are reached. Classes will held at the Stafford Technology and Research Center. For further information, contact 540-834-1060.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2613-20 3237507/01/13 - 12/31/13W -STRC
  BUSC 2613-20J 1013607/01/14 - 12/31/14W 8:00AM- 4:30PM

Introduction to ISR ---------- $1495
Riverside Research offers a three-day classified course that introduces current and future sensors used for ISR. These sensors include traditional imaging sensors in the visible, infrared, and radar; spectral and polarimetric imaging sensors; and persistent surveillance sensors in the visible and infrared. Not included are SIGINT sensors or non-electromagnetic sensors, such as seismic. Students will spend one day surveying the electromagnetic spectrum, platforms, applications, visible and infrared sensor data collection techniques, radar collection techniques, and other technical issues. In the remaining two days, each of the sensor types listed above will be explored in terms of current sensors grouped by altitude regime; capabilities and applications,; tasking, collection, processing, exploitation, and dissemination (TCPED) agencies; sensor trends; and future systems. Class dates to be announced soon. Please note that these dates are simply place holders. A date will be set once minimum enrollment numbers are reached. Classes will held at the Stafford Technology and Research Center. For further information, contact 540-834-1060.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2614-20 3237607/01/13 - 12/31/13Th -STRC

Introduction to SAR ---------- $ 495
Riverside Research offers a one day classified seminar on SAR as used in AGI. SAR has been used for several decades as a means of providing around-the-clock imagery, in virtually any weather, to intelligence analysts and military operators. Non-literal AGI processing and exploitation techniques have led to even greater and widespread application of SAR to these and other remote sensing applications. This course provides a detailed look at the range of SAR AGI techniques and applications to the intelligence community and operational user. Students are introduced to the fundamental principles of SAR and its use in AGI. Topics include:(1) Basic radar operation; (2) SAR data collection; (3) SAR scene generation; (4) SAR AGI products (Coherent Change Detection, Digital Elevation Models, Dynamic Imaging); (5) Creation of SAR AGI products; and (6) The limitations of SAR. Class dates to be announced soon. Please note that these dates are simply place holders. A date will be set once minimum enrollment numbers are reached. Classes will be held at the Stafford Technology and Research Center. For further information, contact 540-834-1060.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  BUSC 2615-20 3237707/01/13 - 12/31/13F 8:00AM- 4:30PMSTRC
  BUSC 2615-20J 1013807/01/14 - 12/31/14Tu 8:00AM- 4:30PM

 
ONLINE LEARNING
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ONLINE HEALTH CARE
 
Explore a Career as an Administrative Medical Assistant ---------- $ 109
Learn what it takes to have a successful career as an administrative medical assistant in the exciting and high-demand world of healthcare. In this on-line course, you learn the basics of scheduling patients' appointments, surgeries, and hospital admissions. You also discover how to create, maintain, file medical charts, and learn how to verify patients' insurance, create encounter forms (charge tickets), post charges, obtain pre-authorizations from insurers, and schedule return visits. You also go behind the scenes to learn the basics of applying diagnostic and procedure codes to patients' accounts and bill their insurance companies. You gain an understanding of accounts receivables, billing secondary insurance and following up on unpaid insurance claims. Also learn the basics of keeping a medical office running smoothly, from ordering supplies to scheduling staff meetings and making travel arrangements. Visit www.ed2go.com/germanna for more information or call (540) 937-2915.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  HLTH 2504-I1EM1024107/01/14 - 12/31/14 12:00AM-12:00AMONLINE

Human Anatomy and Physiology ---------- $ 109
This on-line course provides a basic understanding of human anatomy and physiology. It begins with a review of the principles of chemistry that are important to human physiology, with an emphasis on the human body and the differences between nonliving matter and living organisms. We also cover cell physiology because all life processes are ultimately carried out at the cellular level. You learn principles of genetics and gain an understanding of how traits are passed from one generation to the next. You survey the anatomy and physiology of each of our 11 organ systems. We also cover the skeletal and muscular systems, and the circulatory, respiratory, and digestive systems. We'll also spend time on the endocrine and the reproductive systems. By the end of this course, you'll have a greater appreciation and understanding of the marvelous complexity of the human body! Visit www.ed2go.com/germanna for more information or call (540) 937-2915.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  HLTH 2503-I1EM1023907/01/14 - 12/31/14 12:00AM-12:00AMONLINE

ICD-10 Medical Coding ---------- $1795
This nationally recognized ICD-10 Medical Coding online course and training program covers the recently upgraded diagnostic and procedural medical coding system, and will soon be mandated by the Federal government for use in the health care industry in insurance processing, reimbursement, and statistical data gathering. This online medical coding program will teach students how to prepare for and implement the massive changes to the existing coding system. This certificate program presents a comprehensive overview of the changes in store for both diagnostic and procedural medical coding along with detailed information on the impacts of the medical coding changes to coders, health care staff, physicians, software systems, documentation, and information technology. Textbook included. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers. Please visit www.gatlineducation.com/gcc for more information.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  HLTH 2439-I1GM1023807/01/14 - 12/31/14 12:00AM-12:00AMONLINE
  HLTH 2439-I1GM1023807/01/14 - 12/31/14 12:00AM-12:00AMONLINE

Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach ---------- $ 109
Expand your knowledge with basic medical terminology. This on-line course teaches medical terminology from an anatomical approach. Root terms are divided by each body system. The origin, a combined form, and an example of non-medical everyday usage are provided for each root term. Word associations are provided as learning tools. Unusual and interesting information is provided in regards to each term. Root terms are combined with prefixes and suffixes as your learning will culminate in the interpretation of several paragraphs of medical notes. Visit www.ed2go.com/germanna for more information or call (540) 937-2915.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  HLTH 2502-I1EM1024007/01/14 - 12/31/14 12:00AM-12:00AMONLINE

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ONLINE TECHNOLOGY
 
Certified Information System Security Professional-CISSP ---------- $2395
This course is designed for students who need to learn the skills and knowledge necessary for certification in the CBKs (Common Books of Knowledge) for ISC2s certification for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam. The course is designed for information security professionals or interns who plan to work with some or all of CBKs related to the information systems security profession. The course schedule allocates one week per CBK, students may need more or less time. There are three text references to assure a comprehensive coverage of the knowledge required to take the 250-question/6-hour certification exam. The key to passing this exam is by obtaining an understanding and knowledge of all of the material presented so that students can answer the questions on the exam that are usually simultaneously based on several CBKs per cert exam question. Please visit www.contentlogistics.com for more information.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2508-I1CJ1026507/01/14 - 12/31/14 -ONLINE

CISCO Certified Network Associate - CCNA ---------- $2995
The CCNA, the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification validates your ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks, including implementation and verification of connections to remote sites in a WAN. This new curriculum includes basic mitigation of security threats, introduction to wireless networking concepts and terminology, and performance-based skills. This new curriculum also includes (but is not limited to) the use of these protocols: IP, Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Serial Line Interface Protocol Frame Relay, Routing Information Protocol Version 2 (RIPv2), VLANs, Ethernet, access control lists (ACLs). Please visit www.gatlineducation.com/gcc for more information.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2511-I1GJ1026607/01/14 - 12/31/14 -ONLINE

CISSP ---------- $1895
Germanna Community College is pleased to offer this Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) course. This program will meet the DOD 8570.1, Level III Requirements. Our concentrated and focused program is designed to permit busy professionals to prepare to achieve the internationally recognized CISSP certification in the most efficient and cost-effective manner. This program will cover the CISSP CBK 10 Domain: Security Management Practices; Computer Operations Security; Physical Security; Security Architecture and Model; Access Control Systems and Methodology; Cryptography; Telecommunications and Network Security; Application and System Development Security; Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning and Law; and Investigations and Ethics. This class will be delivered online using Blackboard. Book required is "All in One CISSP Exam Guide":, 6th Edition by Shon Harris. Prerequisites: Comfort using a PC and the internet; high speed internet access required. Please note that these dates are simply place holders as the class schedule may be flexible.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2391-90J 1002509/16/14 - 10/30/14TuTh 6:30PM- 9:30PMSTRC

CompTIA A+ ---------- $1695
Develop foundation-level knowledge and skills necessary for a career in PC support. This course will prepare you to pass the CompTIA A+ certification examinations: CompTIA A+ Essentials Exam 220-801 and Practical Application Exam 220-802. Please visit www.gatlineducation.com/gcc for more information.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2509-I1CJ1026707/01/14 - 12/31/14 -ONLINE

CompTIA Certifications - Project + ---------- $1495
This course is designed for students who want to learn the skills and knowledge of the business, interpersonal and technical skills necessary to meet the objectives of CompTIA's Project Management + certification. Please visit www.gatlineducation.com/gcc for more information.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2510-I1CJ1026807/01/14 - 12/31/14 -ONLINE

CompTIA Security+ Certification Training ---------- $1495
This course provides the essentials for information assurance and security for telecommunications, networks, operating systems, and considerations for security policy and managing incidents and to pass CompTIA's Security+ certification exam. Please visit www.gatlineducation.com/gcc for more information.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2438-I1CJ1026907/01/14 - 12/31/14 -ONLINE

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) ---------- $1895
Master the skills you need to excel at one of the most crucial jobs in a company: setting up and maintaining the servers. This program will prepare you to administer and manage Windows 2008 Networks and to take the Microsoft 70-640, 70-642 and 70-646 exams that qualify you for MCITP certification. You will cover topics including network planning, implementation and design, name resolution, Internet and firewall security, file management, authorization, authentication, group policy, user/group/computer management, installation and administration of servers, role management, backup and recovery, optimization and maintenance, PKI, patch management, certificate services, and business continuity. Please visit www.gatlineducation.com/gcc for more information.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ITEC 2546-I1GJ1027007/01/14 - 12/31/14 -ONLINE

 
PERSONAL ENRICHMENT
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ELECTRICAL
 
Home Electricity 1: Wires, Switches, Outlets ---------- $ 79
This class familiarizes you with the basics of wiring outlets and switches, and takes the mystery and fear out of attempting small electrical repairs in the home. Topics include: types and uses of electrical boxes and switches, outlets, and wiring; why a particular electrical use requires a particular wire; application in small home projects; and safety issues and identifying when a professional electrician is needed. This class is conducted through instructor lecture and his use of visual aids. Students will not be exposed to live electricity.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ELEC 2122-20B 1019109/13/14Sa 9:00AM-12:00PMSP

Home Electricity 2: Hands-On Basics ---------- $ 79
This class teaches the basics of wiring 110 Volt lighting, switches, and outlets. Topics include: stripping and connecting wires; wiring a pull chain light; changing a single switch to a double (three-way) switch; tapping into existing wires, and securing a power source; and small wiring projects that students may participate in, and using low voltage batteries. Students may bring electrical tools they have; materials will be provided. No live electricity is used in this class.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ELEC 2123-20B 1019209/13/14Sa 12:30PM- 3:30PMSP

Home Electricity 3: Breaker Box Basics ---------- $ 79
This class provides you the basics of breaker boxes- the starting point of all electricity within the house, and the beginning of most electrical projects. Topics include basic electrical principles, components of the box, the service entrance cable, grounding bars and rods, tandem breakers, and basic breaker function, ground and arc fault breakers, panel box projects, and more.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ELEC 2124-20B 1020209/20/14Sa 9:00AM-12:00PMSP

Home Electricity 4: Hands On-Advanced ---------- $ 79
This class teaches you the basics of wiring 220 Volt household electrical circuits. It involves lecture and team projects to wire a basic circuit. Topics include basic 220 volt principles; wiring of 30 amp 3- and 4-prong clothes dryer circuits, 50 amp oven circuits, 30 amp water heater circuits, with disconnect, 30 amp air conditioning compressor circuits, 50 amp subpanels, from panel box to end of circuit, and discussion of the application circuit wiring to individual student home projects. All materials and equipment are supplied, though students are encouraged to bring in any electrical tools they may have. All projects are done without use of, or exposure to, any electrical current or voltage.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  ELEC 2125-20B 1020309/20/14Sa 12:30PM- 3:30PMSP

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LIFE LONG LEARNING
 
Acting & Stagecraft: Essential Skills for Beginners ---------- $ 69
This workshop is intended for those who are interested in acquiring basic acting and stage skills and considering a career in acting but are not sure about the level of professional training required will benefit from this workshop. Participants who are considering a career in acting but are not sure about the level of professional training required will benefit from this workshop. Participants who recognize acting exercises as a means to build confidence will also enjoy this supportive and fun workshop. Participants will take part in voice and basic movement exercises, including relaxation for acting. Participants will also be instructed on improvisation techniques, character development, scene structure and line learning. During the session, students will learn the correct positions for standing with others on stage, in addition to understanding basic stage terminology, theater etiquette and safety. After discussing the business of acting, participants will leave with a list of local theater companies and available casting agencies.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  LLRN 2284-90K 1027210/17/14 - 10/24/14F 6:00PM- 9:00PMSP

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SUMMER ACADEMY FOR KIDS
 
3-D Printer Designing & Prototyping ---------- $ 159
This exciting class will go thru designing testing and decision processes in the engineering processes. They will learn about gear ratios, electrical concepts, acceleration, slopes, friction, and mass vs weight/speed and velocity-mass distribution. Students will build test and compete as a team. They get to take the finished cars home! The class is designed for rising 7th - 12th graders.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  KIDS 2340-20B 1021108/11/14 - 08/14/14MTuWTh 1:00PM- 4:00PMSP

OLL0 Inventor ---------- $ 159
Students will use our OLLO kids to learn about Robotics with controllers and accessory devices. Programming and using sensors to building Crossing gates, bumper cars. Learn about sound sensors and use it to build a Guitar and singing bird. Then learn basics of simple machines to build a tower crane and combat car. Then Build and battle a robot knight, bug and racecar. This class is designed for rising 7th - 12th graders.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  KIDS 2334-20B 1006908/11/14 - 08/14/14MTuWTh 1:00PM- 5:00PMSP

OLLO Explorer ---------- $ 159
Learn the basic principles for building robots. Learn about robotics, the energy that moves a robot, Sensors and how they work. Great hands on learning and building experience using basic engineering Skills. This is the fundamentals for Robotics. Students will build the following: Windmill, Elephant, Howitzer, Ladybug, Puppy, Mouse and Grasshopper. Grades 3rd-5th.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  KIDS 2335-20B 1020708/11/14 - 08/14/14MTuWTh 9:00AM-12:00PMSP

 
TRANSPORTATION & MOTORCYCLE
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TRANSPORTATION & MOTORCYCLE
 
Dealer-Operator Mandated Training ---------- $ 325
This class provides state-mandated training for individuals seeking to be licensed as independent Dealer-Operators. It's designed for new dealership employees or as continuing education for established dealers and their employees. Please bring a four-function calculator to class. Textbooks are included and distributed by the instructor the first day of class. Registration/payment made less than two weeks before class, carries tuition of $375.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  TRNS 1105-20 1000911/18/14 - 11/19/14TuW 8:30AM- 5:00PMSP

Private Pilot Ground School ---------- $ 259
This course introduces participants to the exciting field of aviation as a hobby or possible career. The following aviation topics are included in this course: principles of flight; aircraft systems; airplane performance; flight operations; radio communication; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations; the human factors associated with aviation; aviation weather; navigational charts and calculation; and cross country flying. This course prepares participants to successfully complete the FAA private pilot written examination. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a logbook endorsement to take the FAA private pilot written examination. Participants may be required to access instructional assignments through BlackBoard, the college's internet-based course management system. Prerequisites: Basic computer and Internet skills. Participants will also need to purchase the curriculum materials from the instructor at the first class session at a cost of approximately $250.
  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  AERO 1100-101B1027308/17/14 - 11/02/14Su 3:00PM- 6:00PMCU
  AERO 1100-20B 1027409/14/14 - 12/07/14Su 3:00PM- 6:00PMSP

Truck Driver Training
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  Course #Class #Date(s)Day(s)Time(s)Location
  TRNS 1118-20 3082207/01/13 - 12/31/14SP



Location Codes: Caroline; OR=Locust Grove Campus; SP1=Fredericksburg Area Campus Building One; SP2=Fredericksburg Area Campus Building Two; CU=Daniel Technology Center; ST=Stafford County Center; STRC = Stafford Technology and Research Center