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Introducing new online and instructor led professional development and certification courses. JER Online offers more than 600 courses to fit every profession, schedule and budget. JER Online catalog

 

 

Workforce Development

For Individuals, Business Owners, Managers and Entrepreneurs


 

Work Smarter

A well-trained workforce means a more productive workforce. We can help your employees reach higher and work smarter. Whether your employees need to update their current skills or acquire a whole new skill set, we can develop the classes necessary to train them.

We currently have training options for company groups as well as individuals, including:

Check out our new online courses! JER Online offers a whole menu of online and instructor led courses. Pick from a wide range of certificate, computer security, business, medical training and personal enrichment courses. With flexible scheduling and priced to fit your budget, these courses are a true educational value.

 

Experience learning the way it was meant to be: enjoyable, clear, uncomplicated, fast, and convenient! Expert instructors, interactive quizzes, assignments and an online discussion area available via the web. We offer more than 300 online courses that you can take on your own time and from the comfort and convenience of your home, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Pick up a new skill or brush up on an old one. Online discussion areas enable you to communicate with other students. Instructors respond to your email questions - ask as many questions as you want, whenever the mood strikes you. Six-week, 12 Lesson short courses starting at $99.

 
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419-755-5689
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Featured Events

 
CISCO CCNA Certification Preparation

Wednesdays
February 22-April 25
6-9pm
Kehoe Center

Course fee: $400.00

 

PMI Project Management Training

Monday & Wednesdays
Feb. 13-March 28
6-9 pm
Fallerius, Main Campus

Course fee: $1,300

 

Introduction to Computer Numerical Control (CNC)

Would you like a CNC job but don't have the right skills? This new training series will give you the foundation you need to find a job in CNC. Evening classes start in Jan. For more information call 419-755-5689.

 
 
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Basic Computer Numerical Control- CNC Series

 

Do you know there are CNC jobs available now?

Employers are ready to grow and need CNC trained workers. Prepare for a career in CNC by taking the new CNC Series. This series consists of three classes designed to provide the entry level skills you need to start your CNC career. Classes start in January.

MEC 111- Machining Processes. This course offers basic machine tool operation and provides the background needed to fit into a shop, read and interpret drawings and work with accuracy. 4 Credits; 3 Lecture Hours; 2 Lab Hours, Monday & Wednesday, 5:30pm-7:50pm or Tuesday & Thursday, 8:30-10:50am.

MEC 264- Computer Aided Manufacturing. This course deals with basic computer numerical control programming and machining. Basic Mill and Lathe programming, including cutter compensation and sub-routines will be written by students and posted to a Fanuc interface. Prerequisite- MEC 111. 3 Credits; 2 Lecture Hours; 2 Lab, Tuesday & Thursday, 6:00pm-7:50pm or Tuesday & Thursday, 12:00-1:50pm.

TND 206- CNC Programming Operations II This course will give a brief review of NCN mill and lathe programming. It will also cover Computer Aided Manufacturing with applications software so students can create tool path generation. 3 Credits; 2 Lecture Hours, 2 Lab, Tuesday & Thursday, 6:00-9:00 pm, or Tuesday & Thursday, 9:00-10:50am.

Please call 419-755-5689 for more information

 

Certification Courses

 

Cisco Certified Network Associate, CCNA Certification Preparation

Cisco created the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA®) (CCNA) to recognize basic competency in installation and support of medium-sized networks. The CCNA certificate documents the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size route and switched networks, including implementation and verification of connections to remote sites in a WAN. CCNA curriculum includes basic mitigation of security threats, introduction to wireless networking concepts and terminology, and performance-based skills.

Location: Kehoe Center, Room 108A
Course # NCPT 210, Section 01
Dates: Wednesday, February 22- April 25, 2012
Time: 6:00-9:00 pm
Additional class days: Saturday, March 3, March 31 and April 21
Time: 6:00-9:00 pm
Course Investment: $400.00
Instructor: Jesse Payne, ITIL, MCSE, CCNA

Registration Form

Introduction to Project Management

This is an introductory course to Project Management. The course textbook is the PMBOK (Project Management Book of Knowledge) and maps to the PMP certification exam conducted by PMI (Project Management Institute). You will learn how to set up a project plan and manage the nine PM Knowledge areas: Project Integration, Scope, Schedule, Cost, Quality, HR, Communication, and Risk & Procurement. You will be introduced to Project Management Tools- MS Project, Excel and Word.

Location: NCSC Main Campus, Fallerius Bldg. Room 164
Course # NSUP 060 Section # 04
Dates: Monday & Wednesdays, Feb 13 thru March 28
Time: 6:00 pm- 9:00 pm
Course investment: $1,300.00

Instructor: Ilhamy William, *MBA, BSEE, PMP*, Sr. Executive Business Consultant ,Quality Process Improvement & Project Management, Technology Assessment, Business, Technology, Network, Telecom & Multi-media

Registration Form

 

 

NC State's Certificate Programs allow students to complete a series of coordinated courses in shorter time period than an associate degree.

See the Certificate Programs page for more information about:

  • Accounting Tax Clerk
  • Community Health Worker
  • Computerized Accounting
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Engineering Design
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Forensic Science
  • Graphic Design / Multimedia
  • Infant / Toddler Education
  • IST - Integrated Systems Technology
  • Microsoft Applications
  • Microsoft Networking
  • NIMS - National Institute of Metalworking Standards
  • Paramedic
  • PC Repair
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy and EKG
  • Practical Nursing
  • State Tested Nurse Aid
  • Surgical Technology

 

 

 

 
 

Business Management

 

Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance is one of the most important functions in society today. This course includes Basic Measurement, Precision Measurement Tools, Dimension Gauging, Introduction to SPC, Control Chart Operation, and Control Chart Analysis.

online wave icon12 hours • Course Investment: $300

 

Quality Assurance II

The goal of this course is to identify problems in your process that need to be solved. This course includes SPC Problem Solving, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, Location Tolerances, Orientation Tolerances, Form Tolernaces.

online wave icon10 hours • Course Investment: $250


Advanced Quality Assurance

This course includes Control Charts and Continuous Improvement

online wave icon4 hours • Course Investment: $100


Advanced Quality Assurance II

This course includes Material Quality and Testing, Tensile testing and Analysis.

online wave icon6 hours • Course Investment: $150

 

 

   

Industrial Technology

 

CNC Series at North Central State

Would you like a CNC job but don’t have the right skills? This new training series will give you the foundation you need to find a job in CNC. Evening classes start in January.

  • MEC 111 - Machining Processes
    This course offers basic machine tool operation and provides the background needed to fit into a shop, read and interpret drawings, and work with accuracy.
    4 Credits; 3 Lecture Hours; 2 Lab Hours
  • MEC 264 - Computer Aided Manufacturing
    This course deals with basic computer numerical control programming and machining. Basic Mill and Lathe
    programming, including cutter compensation and sub-routines will be written by students and posted to fanuc. Prerequisite - MEC-111
    3 Credits; 2 Lecture Hours; 2 Lab
  • TND 206 - CNC Programming Operations II
    This course will give a brief review of CNC mill and lathe programming. It will also cover Computer Aided Manufacturing with applications software so students can create tool path generation.
    3 Credits; 2 Lecture Hours; 2 Lab

Please call 419-755-4549 for more information

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CNC Machines 1 - Denford

CNC operation is needed in most manufacturing facilities. This course includes Introduction and Basic CNC Mill Programming, Circular Interpolation, CNC Mill Setup and Tooling.

online wave icon8 hours • Course Investment: $200

 

CNC Machines II - Denford

This course includes Speeds & Feeds, CNC Mill CannedCycles, CNC Mill Cutter Compensation, Fixture Design, Introduction to CNC Lathe Programming, Lathe Circular Interpolation.

online wave icon12 Hours • Course Investment: $300

 

Electrical Maintenance

Electricity is used to perform tasks related to almost everything we do. Learn the basics of AC/DC Electrical Systems, Electric Motor Control, Electric Control Wiring, and Power Distribution.

89 hours • Course Investment: $2,225

 

Electronics-PLC

The Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) is a microprocessor- based controller designed to provide easily programmed control of almost any type of process. This course is taught using SLC 500.

70 hours • Course Investment: $1,750

 

Essentials of Hydraulics

Hydraulic power technology is used to power machines in almost every manufacturing plant in the world. It has many unique features that have caused its use to continue to grow rapidly.

This course includes Basic Hydraulics, Intermediate Hydraulics, Electro-Fluid Power Systems, Hydraulic Troubleshooting.

88 Hours • Course Investment: $2,200

 

Fundamentals of Mechanical Systems

Companies all over the world are increasingly automating their processes in order to become more competitive. This course includes Mechanical Systems I, Mechanical Systems II, Electronic Sensors, and Piping Systems

75 hours • Course Investment: $1,875

 

Industrial Maintenance

Industrial maintenance is the hands-on repair and maintenance of equipment used in industrial facilities. Our curriculum consists of multi-media presentation of the theory component of Industrial Maintenance followed by hands on experience with training equipment designed to replicate manufacturing equipment. After each chapter or lap, students are given a quiz that validates skills attainment.

The hands on component of this learning system includes reading and following directions, blue print reading or schematic reading and problem solving and trouble shooting.

 

Manufacturing Processes

This course is designed to build the foundation of skills and knowledge needed for a career in manufacturing. This course includes, Measurement Tools I, II, III, Blueprints, Machine Tools I , II, III, Plastics, Mold Design, Design of Structures I, II, III.

online wave icon78-104 hours (depending on # of courses) • Course Investment: $1,950 - $2,600

 

Materials Testing I

In this module, you will learn about the characteristics of materials that are important in design and about the role of quality control in working with these materials. This course includes Materials Quality Control, Tensile Strength Analysis, and Data Acquisition Systems.

online wave icon6 Hours • Course Investment: $150


Materials Testing II

An important part of the design of a product is determining what materials to use. This course includes Materials Design, Compression Testing and Analysis, Shear and Hardness Testing and Analysis, Design Evaluation.

online wave icon8 hours • Course Investment: $200

 
Pneumatics

Pneumatic power technology is used to power machines in almost every manufacturing plant in the world. This course includes Basic Pneumatics, Intermediate Pneumatics, Advanced Pneumatics, and Pneumatics System Construction.

32 hours • Course Investment: $800


Robotics I & II

Robotics I — This course includes Basic Robotic Operation, Basic Robotic Programming, Interfacing and Material Handling.

6 hours • Course Investment: $150.00

Robotics II — Application Development, Flexible Manufacturing Cells, Quality Control, Production Control, Workcell Development.

online wave icon10 hours • Course Investment: $250

 

Solid Modeling

This course includes Introduction to Solid Modeling, Solid
Model Creation, and Solid Model Features.

online wave icon6 hours • Course Investment: $150

 

Solid Modeling - Advanced SolidWorks

This course includes 3-D Assemblies, Advanced Mates and
Exploded Views, Introduction to SolidWorks Animation

online wave icon6 hours • Course Investment: $150

 

Solid Modeling - Basic Solid Models Using SolidWorks

This course includes Introduction to Solid Modeling, Solid Modeling
Creation, Solid Model Features, and Production Drawings.

online wave icon8 hours • Course Investment: $200

 

   

JER Online

 

Instructor Led and Self Directed Courses offered through JER Online. NC State is the exclusive JER Online training provider for this area!

  • Industry designed courses
  • Professional Certification
  • Software training
  • Emerging Technology
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Priced for any budget

Following is a sample of over 600 course you can choose from! Please refer to the complete course listing at : JER Online

 

Web Technology and Security


CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional

The Certified Information Systems Security Professional Certification (CISSP) training package covers topics such as Access Control Systems, Cryptography, and Security Management Practices, teaching students the ten domains of information system security knowledge. Bonus--1 year post course completion access.

Course Investment: $995.00

 

Basic Internet Specialist Certificate

By the end of this certificate program students will have gained enough knowledge to be an asset to any company. Who should take this program? Those students who need a basic understanding of the Internet, including sales, administration, customer support, entry level, general office, tech support, and many more.

Course Investment: $99.00

 

Certificate in Web Content Creation (Master Classes)

The three Master Classes prepare you to be a professional web writer or editor, working in a world of intense interactivity, fast feedback, complex content management, and constantly changing business models. The certificate program consists of three Master Classes: Writing Web Content, Architecting Web Content, and Creating Popular Web Genres.

Course Investment: $975.00

 

Search Engine Competency Assessment-Level 1 (SECA Basic Certification)

Search Engine Optimization is an ever changing, complex practice, which requires practitioners to be up to date on the latest strategies and SEO practices. A SECA Certificate ensures you have the demonstrable knowledge and mastery of the subject at a basic level. This credential can be used for resume-building, marketing yourself and services or for internal validation for those engaged in webmastering and optimization duties.

Course Investment: $75.00

 

Microsoft Exam 70-642: TS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring Certification Training Course

This course offers you the most effective way to earn your Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS). The Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) on Windows Server 2008 credential is intended for IT professionals who work in the complex computing environment of medium-sized to large companies.

This course follows the approved Microsoft course curriculum, ensuring you receive the training and knowledge needed to succeed. We are so certain this course meets and exceeds the exam objectives; we guarantee you will pass your exam!

Course Investment: $699.00

 

 

Job Readiness


A Foolproof Method for Conducting a Job Search

It’s a jungle out there! Surviving in today’s tough job market is an upstream adventure-- whether you are just starting out, the victim of a layoff, or merely want to change careers. Traditional methods just don`t work anymore. This is one of three possible modules that you can take as self-directed study. Each module is designed to be completed within 1 week or sooner.

Course Investment: $99.00

How to Join the Ranks of the Self-Employed

The purpose is to teach people how to balance home and work (especially for those who start a business out of their home), determine office location, how to look and feel professional, how to setup the books and/or look for an accountant, how to deal with legal matters, how to deal with zoning laws, how to hire employees, how to recognize scams, learn about time management, how to price your product, whether to buy an existing business, how to publicize your business, how to handle stress, and more... No matter what the level of interest and determination of these individuals, this course will teach, motivate and direct them to successfully find home employment.

Course Investment: $99.00

 

 

Business Management


Purchasing - 14 Purchasing Best Practices

You can introduce purchasing best practices into your organization easily, without outside help, if you have the right guidance. The highly personal and interactive online class makes it realistic for you to quickly and significantly improve your performance and the performance of your purchasing department. You'll become a respected purchasing leader by following this class' step-by-step instructions, examples, and exercises, as well as the 39-page Sample, Tool, and Template Pack which is included with your registration. Get ready to deliver world-class purchasing results!

Course Investment: $209.00

 

Expert Purchasing Management

Today's companies are expecting more than ever from their purchasing managers. And today's environment is confronting purchasing managers with more challenges than ever. Fortunately, there is a way for you to learn how to meet and exceed today's high standards for purchasing management excellence. The highly personal and interactive online course will teach you everything you need to know to lead your purchasing department to new levels of success!

Course Investment: $209.00

 

Supply Management Contract Writing

You’ve noticed the changes in purchasing over the past few years, haven’t you? The changes that have purchasers doing less order processing and more contracting and relationship building with suppliers? This new role requires that you have a new skill set – contract writing. The bottom line is that you need world-class contract writing skills to be successful in purchasing in the 21st century. Now is the time to get those skills. The highly personal and interactive online class will give you the skills necessary to minimize your procurement risks. This class goes way beyond the typical, dry explanations of contract law. Through plain English examples and interactive exercises, you will learn how to negotiate and write effective contracts and iron-clad terms and conditions.

Course Investment: $209.00

 

Beyond Grant Writing and Approaching Viable Funding Sources with Success

This self-directed course will guide the participant through the process of finding, applying and successfully engaging grant funding sources. The five (5) week course will start with the elements that lead to successful funding and include case studies of successful grant applications. A measure of success checklist will be presented for each possible grant application and the participant will, through case study applications, act in part as a potential funding reviewer.

Course Investment: $99.00

 

Grant Writing Fundamentals for Non-Profit Organizations

This self-paced class will give you the tools you need to efficiently and effectively prepare grant proposals to seek funding for non-profit organizations. To keep the cost of this course low we do not provide instructor interaction.

Course Investment: $99.00

 

 

 

 

 

Economy ed2go Courses

Instructor-Led Online Courses offered through ED2GO

  • Professional development and personal enrichment
  • Sessions start monthly
  • Convenient six-week format
  • Interactive learning environment
  • Instructors lead each course
  • Award of completion with passing score

Please refer to our complete catalog of Instructor Led Online Courses found at www.ed2go.com/ncstate/

 

Business

 

Introduction to Crystal Reports

Want to “wow” people with your business reports? In this course, you’ll master the techniques the pros use to produce attractive, reader-friendly reports for any audience. Designed for Crystal Reports XI, Crystal Reports 2008, and Crystal Reports 2011, this course will teach you how to transform the information that lies buried in your database or accounting program into clear, easy-tounderstand documents.

online wave iconCourse Investment: $89

 

Distribution and Logistics Management

Professionals in this field play a key role in fulfilling customer demands, ordering and managing inventory, controlling inbound and outbound shipments, reducing costs, saving time, and meeting company objectives. This course will not only show you how to create and operate a logistics function, but it will also show you how to achieve success through a combination of strategies and tactics.

online wave iconCourse Investment: $89

 

Business Law for the Small Business Owner

Learn how to successfully protect your small business and solve most of the legal problems that may arise. In this six-week online course, you’ll see how to avoid the costly legal problems that many small business owners make when setting up and operating their businesses.

online wave iconCourse Investment: $89

 

Marketing Your Business on the Internet

Find out how to market your business on the Internet, even if you have little or no money to spend! In this practical, hands-on course, you’ll discover proven methods that will help you establish an Internet presence and build an online brand identity.

online wave iconCourse Investment: $89

 

Achieving Top Search Engine Positions

Learn how to achieve top search engine positioning in this highly-interactive, six-week course. Discover how search engines work and how important events have shaped the entire Search Engine Optimization (SEO) industry.

online wave iconCourse Investment: $89

 

Designing Effective Websites

Regardless of your current skills or level of knowledge, in this course you’ll master the basics of Web design and learn how to build sites that are better and more effective. Get ready to take your Web design skills to the next level!

online wave iconCourse Investment: $89

 

A to Z Grantwriting

A to Z Grant Writing is an invigorating and informative course that will equip you with the skills and tools you need to enter the exciting field of grant writing! You’ll learn how to raise needed funds by discovering how and where to look for potential funders who are a good match for your organization.

online wave iconCourse Investment: $89

 

Becoming a Grant Writing Consultant

Good grant writing consultants are always in demand. Learn how you can use a basic knowledge of grant or proposal writing to become an expert in the red-hot grant consulting field.

online wave iconCourse Investment: $89

 

Start Your Own Consulting Practice

Do you have training or knowledge that could be useful to others? Have you ever considered providing consulting services based upon your background? This course is designed to help those who wish to set up a consulting practice get started. You will learn the complete process of starting and operating a consulting practice.

online wave iconCourse Investment: $89

 

Business Law for the Small Business Owner

Learn how to successfully protect your small business and solve most of the legal problems that may arise. In this six-week online course, you’ll see how to avoid the costly legal problems that many small business owners make when setting up and operating their businesses.

online wave iconCourse Investment: $89

 

CompTIA A+ Certification Preparation

 

Basic CompTIA A+ Certification Prep

This course gives you the knowledge upon which you’ll base the rest of your CompTIA A+ certification studies for the exams that debuted in late 2009. Plus it helps you take that first step to becoming an excellent PC technician. So what are you waiting for?

online wave iconCourse Investment: $99

 

Intermediate CompTIA A+ Certification Prep

The Intermediate CompTIA A+ Certification Prep course picks up where the Basic course left off. This course takes you through the second of the three steps you need to become both a highly competent PC tech and a CompTIA A+ certified technician, 2009 style.

online wave iconCourse Investment: $99

 

Advanced CompTIA A+ Certification Prep

The Advanced CompTIA A+ Certification Prep course focuses on fun technology. The Advanced course completes the three-course CompTIA A+ Certification Exam Prep cycle and prepares you for both the 2009 exams and forreal life as a PC tech. Let’s get to it!

online wave iconCourse Investment: $99

 

CompTIA Security+ Certification Prep

The U.S. Department of Labor forecasts that computer security and related computer-support specialties will be among the fastest-growing occupations through 2012. CompTIA’s Security+ certificate is widely regarded as the entry-level certificate for this fast-growing field. All of the content is geared toward helping you pass the SY0-201 exam so you can leave the test center with your Security+ certificate in hand.

online wave iconCourse Investment: $99

 

 

 

Personal Development

 

Secrets of Better Photography

Designed for both film and digital photographers, this course is filled with tips and tricks to help you take better photographs. You’ll learn the basic technology that all cameras use, and you’ll receive helpful information on exposure and lighting.

online wave iconCourse Investment: $89

 

12 Steps to a Successful Job Search

Get the job you want quickly and easily and in any economy. You’ll be given complete step-by-step instructions on how to get that job, regardless of your level of expertise or state of the economy. This motivational course will increase your confidence, help you feel great about yourself, and provide you with the foundation you need to get the job you want.

online wave iconCourse Investment: $89

 

Introduction to Internet Writing Markets

You may have heard that every day, another traditional writing market disappears. Don’t let that discourage you from writing! Discover the thousands of lucrative publishing opportunities that await you on the Internet if you understand Internet marketing. Whether you’re just taking your first steps toward that dream of getting published, or you have a dozen books to your credit, this course will show you how you can start earning income on the Web right away.

online wave iconCourse Investment: $89

 

 

Please refer to our complete catalog of Instructor Led Online Courses found at www.ed2go.com/ncstate/

 

 

   

Personal Development

 

Fine Art of Clothing Tailoring
Professional low-cost, online sewing-construction & pattern drafting classes now offered through NC State. Classes start February 13. Please see http://www.ewsacademy.org/ for a complete class listing and price.
 
Now you can achieve your sewing and designing goals in the exciting virtual classroom of the e-learning environment. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced sewer our online courses will allow you to learn professional sewing skills at your own pace and in the comfort of your own home. The "EWS Academy Online Sewing Program" will provide the practice needed for teens and adults to construct professional looking garments they will wear with pride.

All courses allow you to study, complete assignments, and communicate with the instructor from the convenience of your computer. All you need is an e-mail address, Internet access, and a Web browser. Take our courses anytime, anywhere and at your own pace (1-hour session). Just e-mail the instructor your questions, and he will e-mail you a response within 24 hours.

 

   

Free Courses


Connect Ohio Basic Computer Training

This six-hour course provides an introduction to computer use, internet and email, and word processing. Classes are offered in Kee Hall and the Downtown Urban Center. There is no charge but reservations are required. Call 419-755-4764 for more information.

www.connectohio.org


 

 

 

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