Continuing Education Courses

Continuing education is fun! These are short-term, non-credit courses for professional development or personal enrichment presented in a relaxed, flexible format. You will find a pleasant environment, knowledgeable instructors and state-of-the-art equipment as well as reasonable prices. Secure registration is provided for our class offerings.

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Some courses are just better in the classroom such as ceramics or painting. Seasonal and specialty classes are usually taught in a classroom environment as well.

Health Sciences

Dental Assisting Program

STNA

Program Summary — The 60 hour Dental Assisting Program prepares students for entry level positions in one of the fastest growing health care positions – Dental Assisting. The purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with all areas of pre-clinical dental assisting and provide training in the professional skills required to function as an assistant in the dental practice.  This course covers the following key areas and topics – Administrative Aspects include: the history of dentistry and dental assisting; introduction to the dental office; the legal aspects of dentistry; policies and guidelines.  Clinical Aspects include: introduction to oral anatomy; dental operatory; dental equipment, introduction to tooth structure; primary and permanent teeth; the oral cavity and related structures; proper patient positioning; dental hand-pieces; sterilization; and other areas. In addition to entry-level administrative jobs, this course is ideal for students interested in pursuing a future formal Dental Hygienist program.

Course Fee — $1,199 (textbooks included)

LocationCentral Campus

Class Schedule

  • Mondays and Wednesdays  |  September 22 – November 19, 2014  |  6pm – 9:30pm

Full Schedule

*Once registered, you will be contacted for arrangements to pay.

STNA Course

STNA

Course Summary — This course will prepare you to become a State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA) with classroom, simulated lab and clinical experience in bedside nursing care such as bathing, measurement of vital signs, ambulation of residents/patients and assistance with all aspects of activities of daily living (ADL).

For more information about upcoming classes, contact Kim Fitzpatrick at 937.393.3431 x4684 or kfitzpatrick@sscc.edu.

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers – Initial Training

CPR Training

Course Summary — The BLS for Healthcare Providers Course is designed to prepare healthcare professionals or those entering the healthcare field to know how to perform CPR in multiple settings. This course trains participants to promptly recognize cardiac arrest, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations, and provide early use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), as part of a team and individually. The course includes adult, child and infant rescue techniques.

Course Fee — $65 (includes provider manual and supplies)

LocationCentral Campus, Room 184

Dates & Times

  • November 4, 2014 @ 5:00pm to 10:00pm

Registration Deadline — 10 days prior to course date

*Once registered, you will be contacted for arrangements to pay.

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers – Renewal Training

CPR Training

Course Summary — The BLS for Healthcare Providers Renewal Course is designed for healthcare providers who already hold a current, valid credential and need to renew their course completion card.

Course Fee — $40 (includes supplies; access to a current provider manual is recommended)

LocationCentral Campus, Room 187

Dates & Times

  • November 13, 2014 @ 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Registration Deadline — 10 days prior to course date

*Once registered, you will be contacted for arrangements to pay.

Online

A wide variety of continuing education courses are offered online that you can take in the comfort of your home or other convenient surroundings. If you need computer or internet access, take advantage of the computers in the Library on any campus.

Command Spanish Online

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Southern State’s Workforce Development & Community Services division is an Authorized e-Training Affiliate of Command Spanish Online and offers various occupational Spanish courses.

Program Summary — These programs are self-paced (you can start and stop any lesson at any time to fit your schedule), non-teacher-led, asynchronous (you can start the course on any day at any hour), based on adult education principles and require no prior knowledge of spanish!

Certification — Upon completion of a course, you will have immediate access to (and will be able to print) your own personalized Certificate of Completion.

Program Fee — $69 per course

Registration — Register at commandspanishonline.com.

Available Courses

Authorized e-Training Affiliate of Command Spanish Online

Ed2Go Online Courses

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Learn a specific skill on almost any topic (business, computer applications, design, health care and technology just to name a few) through a convenient Ed2Go online course.

Program Summary — These internet-based courses are highly interactive and led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. The courses are fun, fast and affordable. New sessions start monthly and typically take only two to four hours per week.

Program Fee — $95 per course (some courses run lower/higher depending on certification offered)

Registration — Register at ed2go.com/sscc. For more information, please contact Kim Fitzpatrick at 800.628.7722 x4684 or kfitzpatrick@sscc.edu.

Available Courses

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University Alliance Continuing Education
100% Online Professional Education Programs

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Reaching your career goals has never been so convenient! Video-based online programs in today’s most popular fields empower you with cutting-edge skills from world-class universities you trust including Villanova University, Michigan State University, the University of San Francisco and the University of Vermont. Exploring today’s most in-demand business topics including six sigma, project management, supply chain management and leadership just to name a few, these interactive courses are an ideal way to distinguish yourself with the essential skills you need to meet your career goals.

Program Summary — These programs are 100% online with no campus attendance required allowing you to attend class anytime, anywhere with 24/7 access and no mandatory login times. The courses use the latest e-learning technology, including streaming video lectures and interactive online simulations allowing you to visualize key points. You can download weekly lectures in MP3 and MP4 format and go mobile. Customer service and 24/7 tech support resources are offered free of charge.

Registration — Request more information or register at uaceonline.com/sscc.

Available Courses

University Alliance Continuing Education

W.I.T.S. World Instructor Training Schools

Personal Trainer

Get the knowledge you need to start or enhance your fitness business and career through engaging, interactive and mentored courses. You can also renew your certifications through CEC’s.

Program Summary — These courses are guided by a live instructor each week. Your student workbook includes a library of resources for you to use and weekly pop quizzes will help make sure you are digesting the material.

Registration — For more information or to register, please contact Kim Fitzpatrick at 800.628.7722 x4684 or kfitzpatrick@sscc.edu.

Available Courses

WITS Educational Excellence for Fitness Professionals