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To register for any of these short-term training courses, fill out the Registration Form.

 

Short Term Training Preparation Course - Register Online
The Short Term Training Preparation Course is designed to help the student obtain all pertinent paperwork prior to entry into the Energy Industries Fundamentals, Certified Nurse Aide, Hospitality Training, Retail Customer Service, Supervisory Skills, Pharmacy Technician Certification Preparation, Electronic Health Records, Phlebotomy Technician Training, and Patient Registrar programs. Students will complete an online assessment of their skill inventory, complete and obtain at least a BRONZE level in the WorkKeys assessment (SILVER in Math for Pharm Tech), prepare cover letters and resumes for gainful employment, and complete an online Patient/Customer Satisfaction course. This course is designed to be completed prior to your specific training start date. This class is self-paced; it is up to the student to decide how long it will take he/she to get through it, please plan accordingly.

Registration Deadline: Open Entry - Register Online
Date: Self-Paced – Start Anytime
Place: Labs available at LMC campuses
Cost: Free
Contact: Jackie Volker (269) 926-6832

 

Retail Customer Service Training
Customer Service Representative heads the list of the “100 Top Hot Jobs of the Future”. This program will cover the basics of customer service including attitude, first impressions matter, and taking accurate messages. There will be classroom activities and role-playing on telephone etiquette and defusing and handling difficult customers.  We will also cover active listening, cross selling, working as part of a team, resume building, interviewing skills, and more. You can earn a Customer Service certificate from the National Retail Federation (included in cost)

In order to be eligible to register for this class, students must complete the following prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Short Term Training Preparation Course

 

Registration Deadline:          Wednesday September 2, 2015

Dates:                     Mondays and Wednesdays, September 14- October 28, 2015    

Time:                     2-5 pm

Place:                     Bertrand Crossing

Cost:                      $425

Instructor:               Terry Stokes

CRN:                       50653

Child Development Associate Preparation
The Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential is recognized nationally as a key stepping stone in an early childhood education career. Students will expand their caregiving skills, including providing a safe, healthy learning environment, supporting social and emotional development, advancing physical and intellectual competence, and establishing positive relationships with families.

The class will provide students with training in fundamental CDA concepts through instruction and online and hands-on activities in preparation for sitting for the credentialing examination. The instructor will evaluate portfolios, resource files, and competences for each student and assist in registering them for the certification exam when ready. Additional hands-on experience is required to sit for the examination.

In order to be eligible to register for this class, students must complete the following prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Short Term Training Preparation Course
  • Provide a clear criminal background Check
  • Provide a negative drug screen

 

Registration Deadline:          Friday, September 11, 2015

Date:                       Tuesday and Wednesdays, September 29 – October 28, 2015                     

Time:                     6-9 PM

Place:                     MTEC at Lake Michigan College, Room MT114

Cost:                      $585

Instructor:               Ellen Russell

CRN:                      50796

 

Pharmacy Technician Training- Retail
This 30-hour class will prepare you to test for the national certification in a growth industry. The course outline includes duties of a retail pharmacy technician, HIPAA and privacy laws, the top 200 prescribed drugs, insurances and billing, customer service, hands-on training in pharmacy math, dosages, conversions and measurement. A job shadowing experience in a retail pharmacy is included. A strong background in math and some knowledge of chemistry is recommended. Both Retail and Hospital Pharm Tech classes are needed for completion of the program and ability to sit for certification exam.

In order to be eligible to register for this class, students must complete the following prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Short Term Training Preparation Course (Silver WorkKeys scores needed)
  • Provide a clear criminal background Check
  • Provide a negative drug screen
  • Provide proof of  GED / High school diploma  (required for MI licensure)

 

Registration Deadline: Monday, September 14, 2015

Date:                       Mondays and Wednesdays, September 21 –October 21, 2015

Time:                      6 pm – 9 pm

Place:                      M-TECSM at Lake Michigan College MT 119

Cost:                       $550

Instructor:                Keelin Johnson

CRN:                       50712

 

Registration Deadline: Monday, September 14, 2015

Date:                      Mondays and Wednesdays, September 21 –October 21, 2015

Time:                      1-4 PM

Place:                     Bertrand Crossing Room 108B

Cost:                      $550

Instructor:              Candice Martell

CRN:                      50806 

 

Pharmacy Technician Training- Hospital
This 30-hour class will prepare you to test for the national certification in a growth industry. The course outline includes duties of a hospital pharmacy technician, hands-on training in pharmacy calculations, conversions and measurement, dosages, reconstitution and compounding. Introduction to the Pyxis automated delivery system and a job shadowing experience at Lakeland Hospital is included. A strong background in math and some knowledge of chemistry is recommended. Both Retail and Hospital Pharmacy Tech classes are needed for completion of the program and ability to sit for certification exam.

In order to be eligible to register for this class, students must complete the following prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Short Term Training Preparation Course (Silver WorkKeys scores needed)
  • Provide a clear criminal background Check
  • Provide a negative drug screen
  • Provide proof of  GED / High school diploma  (required for MI licensure)

 

Registration Deadline: Monday, October 19, 2015

Date:                       Mondays and Wednesdays, October 26- November 30, 2015

                              (No class on November 25- College closed)

Time:                      6 pm – 9 pm

Place:                      M-TECSM at Lake Michigan College MT119

Cost:                       $550

Instructor:                Keelin Johnson

CRN:                       50759

                                     

Registration Deadline: Monday, October 19, 2015

Date:                       Mondays and Wednesdays, October 26- November 30, 2015

                              (No class on November 25- College closed)

Time:                      1-4 PM

Place:                      Bertrand Crossing Room 108B

Cost:                       $550

Instructor:                Candice Martell

CRN:                      50805

Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
Acquire the knowledge, skills and confidence to assist patients with health and dialing living activities in healthcare facilities under the direction of a registered nurse.  The Certified Nursing Aide program is a 98-hour program with a state approved curriculum which qualifies you to take the Michigan CNA Exam (exam not included). There is a maximum of 8 students per class. On-time, daily attendance is mandatory for the entire program.

In order to be eligible to register for this class, students must complete the following prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Short Term Training Preparation Course (Bronze WorkKeys needed)
  • Be at least 17 years of age
  • Provide documentation of a clear criminal background and a negative drug screen
  • Provide proof of immunizations (Form provided)

Books, scrub top, name badge, lab time, clinical time, and classroom time are included in the fee for the class.  Calendars for class times will be distributed at time of registration.

 

Registration Deadline: Friday, September 4, 2015

Date:                       Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays; September 14-October 23, 2015

Time:                      5:30-9:30 pm, Clinicals TBD

Place:                      Napier campus, Lake Michigan College, Room D109

Cost:                       $635

Instructor:               TBD -Staff

CRN:                      50353

 

Electronic Health Record
This 80-hour course will cover the usage and management of health information and the electronic health record (EHR).  This course will introduce the students to the use of health information and the electronic health record for any setting within the health care industry from acute, ambulatory, long term, home health, specialty, population health, and personal health that encompass the continuum of care. This course will provide students with a practical understanding of what an electronic health record specialist is and how important they are in the job market today. This course will enable the students to assemble the patient’s health record and ensure all information is complete, properly identified and authenticated. 

Prerequisites:

  • Short Term Training Preparation Course
  • Ability to type 35 words per minute at a 95% accuracy rate (test at M-TEC)             

*Typing Test available at M-TECSM at Lake Michigan College at no charge, call (269) 926-6832 to schedule your appointment.

 

Registration Deadline:          Monday, September 28, 2015

Date:                       Tuesday and Thursday, October 6 – December 10, 2015

                              (No class November 26- Holiday)

Time:                     6-10 PM

Place:                     MTEC at Lake Michigan College, Room MT119

Cost:                      $1235

Instructor:               Deb Williamsen

CRN:                      50766

                  

Phlebotomy Technician Training
Phlebotomy technicians are an integral part of the laboratory team.  This short term program will train students on the proper collection and processing techniques for blood samples.  Students will master venous and capillary blood collection techniques and proper universal precautions.  Students will become familiar with medical terminology and anatomy and physiology as they relate to the profession.  Training involves hands-on practice to become proficient in the skills and techniques desired to be successful in the profession. The program will consist of 72 hours in the classroom/lab hours of online modules plus a clinical experience required to sit for the national certification ($149 -Not included). Cost includes book, instructional materials and name badge. Students must provide their own royal blue scrub top and pants and white closed toe and back shoes - no mesh.  Students will need to have Internet access outside of the classroom.  On-time, daily attendance is mandatory for the entire program.

 

In order to be eligible to register for this class, students must complete the following prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Short Term Training Preparation Course (Silver WorkKeys needed)
  • Be at least 17 years of age
  • Provide documentation of a clear criminal background (list of locations provided)
  • Provide proof of a negative drug screen (list of locations provided)
  • Provide proof of immunizations (Form provided)

 

Books, name badge, classroom time, lab time and internship are included in the fee for the class. Calendars for class times will be distributed at time of registration.

 

 

 

Registration Deadline: Friday, September 4, 2015

Date:                       Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays; September 14 –October 22, 2015

Time:                      6-10 pm

Place:                      Napier campus, Lake Michigan College, Room D109

Cost:                       $850

Instructor:                John Zelvis

CRN:                       50802

 

Registration Deadline: Friday, September 11, 2015

Date:                       Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays; September 21 –October 29, 2015

Time:                       5:30-9:30 pm 

Place:                      Bertrand Crossing Room 108B

Cost:                       $850

Instructor:                Jessica Laylin

CRN:                       50801

 

Registration Deadline: Friday, October 23, 2015

Date:                       Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays; November 2- December 21

                             (No class on November 26- Holiday)

Time:                       5:30-9:30 pm 

Place:                      Napier Campus, Lake Michigan College, Room D109

Cost:                       $850

Instructor:                Jessica Laylin

CRN:                      50800

 

                               

Professional Caregiver Support  
These three modules on the aging process; Alzheimer’s disease/dementia and end of life will be presented a certified facilitator from Area Agency on Aging. You can earn 1.2 CEU’s for successful completion of this 12-hour class. These modules are appropriate for caregivers working in hospitals, assisted living facilities and private homes.

 

Registration Deadline: Thursday, September 10, 2015

Dates:                     Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, September 22-October 1, 2015

Time:                      11:30 am- 1:30 pm

Place:                      Pine Ridge Rehabilitation Center, Stevensville

Cost:                       $79

Instructor:                Dona Billey-Weiler

CRN:                       50809

 

Registration Deadline: Thursday, September 10, 2015

Dates:                     Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, September 22-October 1, 2015

Time:                      3:30-5:30 pm

Place:                      Pine Ridge Rehabilitation Center, Stevensville

Cost:                       $79

Instructor:                Dona Billey-Weiler

CRN                        50810

 

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Dates:                     Tuesdays, Wednesday, Thursday, October 6-15, 2015

Time:                      8:30-10:30 am

Place:                      MTEC at Lake Michigan College

Cost:                       $79

Instructor:                Dona Billey-Weiler

CRN:                       50811

 

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Dates:                     Tuesdays, Wednesday, Thursday, November 3-12, 2015

Time:                      3:30-5:30 pm

Place:                      Bertrand Crossing

Cost:                       $79

Instructor:                Dona Billey-Weiler

CRN:                       50812                    

OSHA 10 General Industry Safety
This course discusses safety rules applied to industry by covering OSHA standards and guidelines delivered by an OSHA-authorized trainer. This class is intended for entry level workers. Through this training, OSHA helps to ensure that workers are more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights, and contribute to our nation's productivity. Instruction runs the first three evenings, certification exam on the last evening.

 

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Dates:                     Wednesday– Thursday, October 14, 15, 21 and 22, 2015

Time:                      6-9 pm,

Place:                      M-TECSM at Lake Michigan College, room  MT 110

Cost:                       $195

Instructor:                Sam Volker

CRN:                       50541

Welding Basics- MIG/TIG
Come and learn an exciting career in Gas Metal Arc Welding, (MIG). This field has a high job growth rate. The instruction for this introductory class includes the following: 

Safety, PPE(Personal Protective Equipment), set up for welding machines, basic metallurgy, electrode identification, welding symbols, correct gas selection will be covered in this 40-hour class.

Class room instruction, 15 %, the rest of time spent in welding lab. Welding positions 1F and 2G will be taught and these projects must then pass AWS visual inspection. 

Students will need to bring safety glasses, jeans with no holes or frays, steel toe leather high top work boots, and welding helmet.

 

Registration Deadline:      Tuesday, September 9 , 2015

Date:                       Tuesdays; September 22 –November 24, 2015

Time:                      5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Place:                      M-TECSM at Lake Michigan College

Cost:                       $359

Instructor:                John and Heidi Closson     

CRN:                       50701

                                     

Welding Basics
Come and learn an exciting career in Welding. There is a high job growth rate in this field. The instruction for this introductory class includes the following: Safety, PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), set up for welding machines, basic metallurgy, electrode identification, welding symbols, correct gas selection. Classroom instruction, 15 %, the rest of time spent in welding lab. Welding positions 1F and 1G.

This 72-hour Welding course considers various gas metal arc welding (MIG) processes, including solid wire, and flux-core with emphasis on metal inert gas welding, as well as providing entry level experience in gas tungsten arc welding (TIG). Students will demonstrate techniques of welding in MIG and TIG, in all positions, using various gauges of metal.  Students will demonstrate their welding ability by doing a butt weld in the flat position using materials provided by the instructor.  The project must then pass AWS visual inspection.  The majority of this program is spent in the lab. Students will need to bring safety glasses, jeans with no holes or frays, steel toe leather high top work boots, and welding helmet.

 

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Date:                       Tuesdays and Thursdays, October 20– December 22, 2015

                              (no class November 26- Holiday)

Time:                      8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Place:                      M-TECSM at Lake Michigan College

Cost:                       $699

Instructor:                John and Heidi Closson

CRN:                       50803

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To register, please call 1-800-252-1562 X6832      

Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
Acquire the knowledge, skills and confidence to assist patients with health and dialing living activities in healthcare facilities under the direction of a registered nurse.  The Certified Nursing Aide program is a 98-hour program with a state approved curriculum which qualifies you to take the Michigan CNA Exam (exam not included). There is a maximum of 8 students per class.

On-time, daily attendance is mandatory for the entire program.

 

In order to be eligible to register for this class, students must complete the following prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Short Term Training Preparation Course (Bronze WorkKeys needed)
  • Be at least 17 years of age
  • Provide documentation of a clear criminal background check and a negative drug screen
  • Provide proof of immunizations (Form provided)

 

Books, scrub top, name badge, lab time, clinical time, and classroom time are included in the fee for the class.  Calendars for class times will be distributed at time of registration.

 

Registration Deadline:      Monday, September 21, 2015

Date:                       Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays; October 6 – November 19, 2015

Time:                      4 pm – 8 pm, Clinicals TBD

Place:                      Allegan Tech Center

Cost:                       $635

Instructor:                Cynthia McDade

CRN:                       50593

                                     

Welding Basics- MIG/TIG
This 40-hour Welding course considers various gas metal arc welding (MIG) processes, including solid wire, and flux-core with emphasis on metal inert gas welding, as well as providing entry level experience in gas tungsten arc welding (TIG). Students will demonstrate techniques of welding in MIG and TIG, in all positions, using various gauges of metal.  Students will demonstrate their welding ability by doing a butt weld in the flat position using materials provided by the instructor.  The project must then pass AWS visual inspection.  Students will need to bring safety glasses, jeans with no holes or frays, steel toe leather high top work boots, and welding helmet.

 

Registration Deadline:      Thursday, September 24, 2015
Date:                       Thursdays; October 1 – December 10, 2015
Time:                      4 pm – 8 pm
Place:                      Allegan Tech Center
Cost:                       $359
Instructor:                Richard Currie        
CRN:                       50807                 

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