Workforce Training

Workforce Spring Classes

Training Options: Healthcare Certifications  •  Safety  •  Computer Skills  •  General Business

Healthcare Occupation Certifications

Start Off Your Healthcare Career in the Right Direction—Get Certified!

Medical Billing and Coding

Our enhanced 354-hour program is approved by the American Academy of Professional Coders and counts toward 1 year of work experience upon completion with advancement toward full CPC credentials.

Our program engages participants in the latest physician-based Medical Billing and Coding fundamentals and hands-on technological advancements in this field. The program is divided into three modules for a well structured curriculum preparing participants for the AAPC CPC® Certification Exam and become certified professional coders. Medical Billing and Coding skills are in demand in the following areas: physician, dental, and research offices and in hospitals. Instructors are AAPC & AHIMA certified in fields of expertise. Upon completion of this course, participants benefit from recognition by AAPC toward 1 yr. of work experience.

  • $4590 (includes WorkKeys® Testing, AAPC/CPC® Exam and AAPC Membership) Textbooks not included
  • Monday-Friday, April 27-August 3, 8:00am-1:00pm
  • Airport Corporate Park, Horseheads, NY

Program Topics Include:

  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Law & Ethics I & II
  • Medical Billing & Insurance
  • ICD-9 CM & PCS
  • CPT & HCPS II
  • 3 Day CPC Review Boot Camp

Certification Exam: 5hr. CPC certification exam will be proctored by the AAPC Corning Chapter- date TBD

Bonus Features:

AAPC Membership- the cost of AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders) is included in tuition and provides participants employee networking and additional education benefits through AAPC.
Resume Writing, Interviewing Skills & Networking- Corning Community College Job Developer will be on hand to help students with resume writing & interviewing skills. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in networking opportunities with employers in this field.

Instructors:

Janelle Cox- AAPC COC
Patricia Griffin-AHIMA-RHIT & ICD-10 Train-the-Trainer
Joseph Skeens-AAPC CPC-I, PMCC, & CBCS

Pre-Requisites:

Must have a high school diploma

Required:

Mandatory Information Session: (Attendance is required at one of these sessions listed)
April 14, 2015 9:00am or April 21 4:30pm

ACT WorkKeys® Test Dates & Times
(Reading for Information & Locating Information Assessment exams with a passing level of Silver)
Test Dates: participants must select and schedule from the following options:
April 14, 2015 10:00–noon or April 21, 2015 9:00–11:00AM
Location: Airport Corporate Park, 360 Daniels Zenker Dr. Horseheads NY

Funding:

Ask us about available funding through CSS Workforce NY, CareerLink of PA, V-RAP for veterans, ACCESS/VR, and DSS
or
Sallie Mae Career Training Smart Option Student Loan:
https://www.salliemae.com/student-loans/career-training-smart-option-student-loan/

Please contact Dana LaFever at 607-937-6881 or lafever@corning-cc.edu for more information about the program.

 

New Pharmacy Technician/Hybrid

This new hybrid program provides participants the core foundations and practices of a pharmacy tech to achieve certification as a Certified Pharmacy Technician. Employment as a Pharmacy Technician can be found in retail operations, hospitals, and pharmaceutical companies. This 120 hr. program consists of 80 hrs. classroom time and 40 hrs. online through Pearson’s My Health Professions Lab. The program includes a practice exam and the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam. The three areas of responsibilities are: assisting the pharmacist in serving patients, maintaining medication and inventory control systems, and participating in the administration and management of pharmacy practice.

  • $1980 (includes WorkKeys® Testing, PTCE Exam and Practice Exam) Textbooks not included
  • Tuesday/Thursday, May 12-July 23, 5:00pm-9:00pm
  • Business Development Center, Corning, NY

The course materials covered will be through textbook and its online lab component, so it is imperative that students have online access outside of classroom time to complete assignments. Students will cover material necessary to be prepared for the final exam, which is also the official practice test offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

Certification Exam: 2 hr. Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) will be administered in Vestal, NY – date TBD

Bonus Features:

Resume Writing, Interviewing Skills & Networking- Corning Community College Job Developer will be on hand to help students with resume writing & interviewing skills. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in networking opportunities with employers in this field.

Instructor:

Melissa Hogue – Pharmacy Technician PTCB certified

Pre-Requisites:

High school diploma or equivalent

Required:

Mandatory Information Session: (Attendance is required at one of the sessions listed)

  • April 23, 2015 5:00-5:30 Business Development Center, 24 Denison Parkway, Corning, NY
  • April 28, 2015 8:30-9:00 Business Development Center, 24 Denison Parkway, Corning, NY

ACT WorkKeys® Assessment Testing
(Reading Comprehension, Locating for Information, & Math Assessment exams with a passing level of Silver)
Test Dates: participants must select and schedule from the following options:

  • April 21, 2015 9:00am–Noon Airport Corporate Park, 360 Daniels Zenker Dr. Horseheads, NY
  • April 23, 2015 5:30pm-8:30pm Business Development Center, 24 Denison Parkway, Corning, NY
  • April 28, 2015 9:00am-Noon Business Development Center, 24 Denison Parkway, Corning, NY

Funding:

Ask us about available funding through CSS Workforce NY, CareerLink of PA, V-RAP for veterans, ACCESS/VR, and DSS
or
Sallie Mae Career Training Smart Option Student Loan:
https://www.salliemae.com/student-loans/career-training-smart-option-student-loan/

Please contact Dana LaFever at 607-937-6881 or lafever@corning-cc.edu for more information about the program.
 

Certified Nurse Aide and Home Health Aide

Earn dual certification as a CNA & HHA to give your career that added advantage of working in hospitals, nursing homes, and in the growing field of home health care. This 128 hr. comprehensive program consists of lecture and mostly hands-on learning. Participants will practice their skills and techniques during clinical at an on-site location. Upon completion of the program, participants will take the Prometric Certification Exam.

  • $2050 (includes WorkKeys® Testing, Insurance and Prometrics Exam) Textbooks not included
  • Monday/Tuesday/Thursday, May 28-June 26, 8:00am-4:00pm
  • Business Development Center, Corning, NY

Program Details:

  • 128 hours of training
  • Classroom and skills practice
  • 4 days of clinical experience working in a facility
  • Review day to practice skills and prepare for exam
  • 75% passage of theory is mandatory to participate in clinical and exam

Certification Exam: 3 hour Prometrics Exam will be proctored at the Business Development Center, Corning, NY

Bonus Features:

Students will be connected with a CCC Job Developer who will help them with resume writing, interviewing skills and connect them to CNA & HHA healthcare employers and professionals

Instructor:

Michael Hardy, CCC faculty

Pre-requisites:

High school diploma or GED

Required:

Mandatory Information Session
May 14, 2015 from 9:00AM – 10:00AM Business Development Center, 24 Denison Parkway West, Corning, or have made a prior appointment to meet individually to discuss requirements and pick-up mandatory health forms.

ACT WorkKeys® Assessment Testing
(Reading Comprehension, Locating for Information, & Math Assessment exams with a passing level of Silver)
Test Dates: participants must select and schedule from the following options:
May 12, 2015 from 9:00AM to Noon, back-up date May 19, 2015 Business Development Center

CRITICAL:

  • Physical completed by a physician on CCC’s health form prior to the start of the class
  • Shot records: PPD, Tetanus, MMR, proof of chicken pox disease or vaccination
  • Seasonal Flu vaccine

Funding:

Ask us about available funding through CSS Workforce NY, CareerLink of PA, V-RAP for veterans, ACCESS/VR, and DSS
or
Sallie Mae Career Training Smart Option Student Loan:
https://www.salliemae.com/student-loans/career-training-smart-option-student-loan/

Please contact Dana LaFever at 607-937-6881 or lafever@corning-cc.edu for more information about the program.

Adult First Aid/CPR

Participants will learn adult CPR and AED use, first aid basics, and the guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiovascular care. Course will cover environmental, medical, and injury emergencies and key changes reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines.

  • $175 plus $5 certification card
  • Saturday, May 9, 8:00am-3:00pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

Safety Training

Businesses lose thousands of dollars each year foregoing updates to their workplace health & safety training. Strict state and federal mandates require annual updates. Is your business prepared?

OSHA 10 General Industry

OSHA 10 for General Industry trains workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces in general industry. The program also provides information regarding workers' rights and employer responsibilities. A DOL certification card will be given after full completion of course.

  • $270 plus $5 certification card
  • Saturday, June 20 and 27, 8:00am-2:00pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

OSHA 10 Construction

OSHA 10 Construction trains workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces in the construction industry. The program includes information regarding workers' rights and employer responsibilities. A DOL certification card will be given after full completion of the course.

  • $270 plus $5 certification card
  • Thurs, April 9, 8:30am-4:30pm and Fri, April 10, 8:30am-12:30pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

OSHA 30 Construction

The 30-hour Construction Outreach Training Program provides a variety of training to workers with some safety responsibility. Training emphasizes hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention. Topics include: Introduction to OSHA, Managing Safety and Health, OSHA Focus Four Hazards (Falls, Electrocution, Struck-By, Caught-in or Between), Personal Protective and Lifesaving Equipment, Health Hazards in Construction, Stairways and Ladders and additional topics related to the construction industry. Mandatory participation for all sessions is required to receive certification.

  • $870 plus $5 certification card plus textbook
  • Saturdays, April 25-May 16, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

8-Hour Hazwoper Refresher

The 8-Hour HAZWOPER Annual Refresher Course provides the OSHA required annual refresher training for employees who have completed the initial 24-Hour or 40-Hour HAZWOPER course. Workers attending this 8-Hour Annual Refresher Course will cover changes in related regulations.

  • $265
  • Saturday, May 30, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

Fall Protection Awareness

This course provides an overview of various regulations relating to fall protection, information on the approved equipment supplied and used by the company, and the fall protection program. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to identify hazards, specify guidelines for fall protection systems, and recognize methods to minimize the risks of falls, describe roles and responsibilities in fall protection and recognize limitations of safety equipment. Students need to bring fall protection harness / lanyard for hands on training.

  • $125
  • Saturday, June 6, 8:00am-12:00pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

Confined Space Awareness

Confined spaces exist in many workplaces, even if employees are not required to enter these spaces. Training must be provided on identification of workplace confined spaces, hazards associated with entry, and precautions needed for entering those spaces.

  • $65
  • Saturday, June 6, 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

Hazard Communication-GHS

Participants will become familiar with the purpose and scope of the Hazard Communication standard as well as how it relates to the Company Hazard Communication Program. Categories of physical and health hazards are reviewed with discussion of ways to control, minimize and reduce the level of risk associated with the hazard. Methods used to identify and communicate hazardous chemical information are also covered.

  • $65
  • Saturday, June 13, 8:00am-10:00am
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

Lockout—Tagout

This training course provides an overview of the control of hazardous energy and work under the protection of the Lockout/Tagout Program. The intent of the course is to provide basic information of lockout/tagout practices and the significance of lockout/tagout devices that help identify and control hazardous energy sources.

  • $65
  • Saturday, June 13, 10:30am-12:30pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

Machine Guarding

Engineering controls are to the extent feasible, the work environment and the job itself should be designed to eliminate hazards or reduce exposure to hazards. Machine Guarding is a type of engineering control designed to protect employees with potentially hazardous contact. Employees will receive training on the type of machine guards in the workplace, the limitations of the guards and procedures to remove them if required.

  • $65
  • Saturday, June 13, 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

To register, call 607-936-7397
We have over 25 offerings for Manufacturing, Construction, Gas/Oil, and General Business industry. Ask us how we can customize your annual Health & Safety Training needs!
 

Computer Skills

Excel 2013 Level 1

In this course participants will learn basic Excel language, tools and functions, to create simple charts, navigate a file system, and manipulate large spreadsheets. Through hands-on training, participants will: enter and format data into worksheets, enter and edit formulas, insert pictures, save and update workbooks, and use common mathematical functions.

  • $120 plus textbook
  • Mon/Wed, April 20 and 22, 5:30pm-8:30pm
  • Airport Corporate Park
     

Excel 2013 Level 2

Excel 2013 Level 2 provides the latest software updates to create and manipulate data, display data using graphs and charts, consolidate data, advanced pivot tables and charts, create cell ranges, track changes, share workbooks, formatting, auditing, migrating Word with Excel, using hyperlinks/web pages, and using templates.

  • $120 plus textbook
  • Mon/Wed, May 4 and 6, 5:30pm-8:30pm
  • Airport Corporate Park
     

Word 2013 Level 1

This course covers general skills and techniques to create basic documents in Microsoft Word. Participants will become familiar with tools in the application, navigating inside a file system, creating tables, headers and footers, inserting images into text, proofing tools, searching and replacing text, and print functions. Instructor quick tips and guides are woven into classroom instruction.

  • $120 plus textbook
  • Thurs, April 23 and 30, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

Word 2013 Level 2

Participants learn the latest updates to Word for formatting, styles, tables, graphics, drawing tools, diagrams and pictures. Also included are tracking features, protecting a document, and mail merges.

  • $120 plus textbook
  • Thurs, May 7 and 14, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

To register, call 607-936-7397
 

General Business

Implementing Lean for Your Business

This course will help you understand Lean principles and values – terms, leadership roles, strategy, goals and Lean culture. You will have the foundation knowledge in seven key Lean tools – Workplace Organization - 5S (Sort, Set, Shine, Standardize and Sustain), Lean Metrics, Visual Management, Standardized Work, Error Proofing (prevent, eliminate and reduce work errors), Value Stream Mapping (Lean process mapping tool), and Kaizen (Continuous Improvement) Training Event. Prerequisite: Basic understanding of Lean concepts and continuous improvement methodologies.

  • $795
  • Tue/Thurs, May 5-May 21, 8:30am-12:30pm
  • Airport Corporate Park
     

Six Sigma Yellow Belt

This course will help you understand the Six Sigma DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) logic for process improvement and problem solving. Participants will gain a basic understanding of the tools and skills used to participate on a Six Sigma process improvement team. Prerequisite: Basic understanding of Lean concepts and continuous improvement methodologies.

  • $265 plus textbook
  • Tue, June 2, 8:30am-12:30pm
  • Airport Corporate Park
     

Notary Preparation

The notary class instructs you on all the legalese of law topics including Executive, Election, Public Officers, Real Property, Judiciary, County Law, Banking Rules, Civil Practice Law & Domestic Relations Law. Participants will be prepared with the fundamentals to take the NYS Notary Exam.

  • $80 plus textbook
  • Wednesday, April 22, 5:00pm-9:00pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

To register, call 607-936-7397