The Medina County Career Center offers many courses to enhance your career and personal growth. Keep your resume up-to-date with our courses specifically designed to keep your competitive edge in this ever changing job market.

Computer and technology courses are offered at many levels, from introductory to certification, and may be used for personal enrichment as well as career advancement.

Job Outlook According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: Employment of secretaries and administrative assistants is projected to grow 3 percent from 2014 to 2024, slower than the average for all occupations. Many job openings will result from the need to replace workers who leave the occupation. Those with work experience, particularly experience using computer software applications to do word processing and create spreadsheets, should have the best job prospects.

Excel Beginning

Analyze, create and develop professional-looking spreadsheets complete with formulas.  Gain skills for presenting data graphically. Prerequisite:  Familiarity with Windows operating system

7 wks
Cost: $230
6:30p-9:00p
9/08/2021 – 10/20/2021
4/06/2022 – 5/18/2022

QuickBooks

Learn the basics of computerized accounting while enhancing your bookkeeping skills. This comprehensive course will walk students through the use of each accounting module: Company, Customer, Vendor, Employee, Banking, etc. Students will be taught best practices for proper accounting and reconciliation processes, as well as gain an understanding of the basic financial statements.

8 wks
Cost: $245*
6:30p-9:00p
10/25/2021 -12/13/2021
4/06/2022 – 5/25/2022

*Additional book fees required

The Medina County Career Center can deliver custom-designed sessions to support your company’s needs and goals. Consultative services and onsite classes include offerings in Soft Skills, Manufacturing Skills, OSHA Construction and General Industry Training, and First Aid, CPR, and AED instruction. Additional classes are available upon request. Learn More

The healthcare industry provides diagnostic, healing, rehabilitation, and preventive services. The Medina County Career Center medical training options prepare you for your selected healthcare profession.

Dental Assisting – Full Time

Prepare yourself to work side-by-side with a dentist.  Assist in a variety of procedures, take x-rays, teach adults and children proper oral hygiene and take impressions (models) of teeth. Qualifying students will sit for the Ohio Dental Assistant Certification Exam sponsored by the Commission on Ohio Dental Assistant Certification, Inc.  College Credit available through Franklin University. More Information

Medical Assisting – Full Time

Do you like working with people? Join the career that cares! Become a Registered Medical Assistant. RMA’s enjoy contact with patients while working alongside physicians and other healthcare professionals. Graduates earn 18 semester/29 quarter hours of CT2 College Credit. More Information

Medical Office Administrative Assistant

Gain the knowledge and skills needed to work in the medical field as a Medical Office Administrative Assistant. Learn about medical administration, basic computers skills, patient registration and admissions, basics of medical insurance and billing, medical law/ethics, medical terminology and employability skills. More Information

Phlebotomy Technician

The Phlebotomy Technician program is a hands-on comprehensive course designed for students new to the industry. Phlebotomy technicians are primarily responsible for the collection and preparation of blood samples for laboratory testing.

Phlebotomists primarily seek employment in hospital and clinic settings, but sometimes work in nursing homes, private home care, and the insurance industry or research institutions. Students will be prepared to collect, transport and process blood and other specimens for laboratory analysis. The 84-hour program includes Introduction to Phlebotomy, Phlebotomy Basics, Specimen Collection, Specimen Handling, and Professional Issues, American Heart CPR certification. All students will be required to complete a minimum of 30 venipuncture and 10 capillary needle sticks in order to sit for the certification examination. Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to sit for the CPT (Certified Phlebotomy Technician) Examination is through the NHA (National Healthcareer Association).

Certification Exam and Textbook are included in cost of program. Requirements prior to starting the course: 1) 18 years of age or older; 2) Hepatitis B Series; and 3) One-Step Tuberculosis Test

Phlebotomy Technician Job Outlook According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (SOC Code 31-9097) Employment of nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants is expected to grow by 24% from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.  Hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and other locations will need phlebotomists to perform bloodwork.  The 2016 median annual wage was $32,710.00.

88 Hours
Cost: $1250

Mon & Wed, 5:30p-9:30p
9/08/2021 – 11/29/2021
1/10/2022 – 4/06/2022
4/11/2022 – 6/29/2022

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State Tested Nursing Assistance (STNA)

Obtain employment in a nursing home, hospital, home health agency or other related healthcare organizations by completing the STNA program. Training
includes patient care, communication skills, and hands-on learning. This course includes state testing fee and books, as well as the opportunity to earn your National Career Readiness Certificate. Requirements prior to starting the course: 1) Recent Physical (within past 8 mos.); 2) Two-Step Tuberculosis Test. Approved for Adult Diploma Program

88 Hours
Cost: $845 – GIBill®

Tue & Thu 8:00a-4:30p
07/07/2022 – 08/11/2022

Tue & Thu 5:30p-9:30p
01/11/2022 – 03/24/2022
04/05/2022 – 06/21/2022

Online registration is not available for these courses.  Please complete the “Hire” Education Application

If you can see yourself working in a role that keeps others out of harm’s way, a public safety career may be for you. Law enforcement and other public safety professionals play a key role in our society. Learn More

Trade and industrial education prepares people for careers in a variety of trades, including carpentry, masonry, electrical and construction management; automotive technology; heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems; computer-aided drafting and manufacturing.

HVAC – Full Time

The HVAC Technology program prepares students to be a level one service technician and installer. Learn basic electricity, fundamental concepts of refrigeration, basic piping and tubing, basic tools and equipment, forced air heating systems, hydronics, and geothermal heating so that you can work as a Service Technician and Installer in the HVAC field. Tool kit provided. Qualifying students sit for ICE & EPA certification. Graduates earn 22 semester/33 quarter hours of CT2 College Credit.

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Electricity – The Starting Point

This foundation course covers the fundamentals of AC/DC, circuit control and protection, safety, magnetism and induction so that you can begin your career in electrical maintenance.

7 wks
Cost: $220*
Mon 6:30p-9:30p
4/12/2021 – 5/24/2021
9/13/2021 – 10/25/2021
1/10/2022 – 3/07/2022
4/04/2022 – 5/16/2022

Industrial Electricity

Learn a systems approach to motor controls including basic control circuits, sensing devices, solid-state controls, variable speed drive and programmable logic controllers. You will experience a series of practical laboratory exercises that cover installation, testing and troubleshooting procedures. Prerequisite: Residential Electricity or Electricity the Starting Point

8 wks
Cost: $410*
Tue & Thu 6:30p-9:30p
3/31/2022 – 5/26/2022

Residential Electricity

Gain basic knowledge of electrical theory, safety and hands-on experience in residential wiring following National Electrical Code requirements. A calculator is recommended.

8 wks
Cost: $400*
Tue & Thu 6:30p-9:30p
09/14/2021 – 11/11/2021
1/11/2022 – 3/08/2022

Welding

Learn to weld, upgrade existing skills, or develop new skills while focusing on a specific type of welding. Learn weld position techniques associated with fabrication in a manufacturing environment, including flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead. Class limit of 10.

Personal safety equipment required.

Textbook purchase recommended: Welding Skills 5th Edition; ISBN: 9780826930842; $119.00

Job Outlook According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: Employment of welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers is projected to grow 4 percent from 2014 to 2024, slower than the average for all occupations. Despite slower than average employment growth, skilled welders with up-to-date training should have good job opportunities.

8 wks / 60 hours
Cost: $700*
Tue & Thu 6:00p – 9:00p
9/14/2021 – 12/02/2021
1/11/2022 – 3/22/2022
3/24/2022 – 6/02/2022

Online registration is not available for this course. Please complete the “Hire” Education Application

*Additional Book Fees Required