Career Focus

Cats, Dogs and More! Event Management Free Information Seminar
Get Trained! Get a Job! Job Search RN Refresher
Voice Over Online Classes  

 

VOICE OVER

Voice-Overs: NOW is YOUR Time!

Wendy Shapero
You’ve heard Wendy Shapero on tv! Now hear Wendy live as she illustrates how YOU could actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films and videos!  Most people go about it the wrong way.  Wendy will show you a unique, outside of the box way to cash in on one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there!  This is a business that you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with practically no overhead!  And NOW is the best time to make this happen as new companies are looking for new voices like never before. This exciting and fun class could be the game changer you’ve been looking for!

Add to CartThu, Feb 9, 6:30-8:30 p.m.                               Littleton Campus
BUSI 1019W01-80165                                                 $54

JOB SEARCH

Your First Step to a New Career Transition    

Lynette Reiling
“Career Transitions have two essential parts.  The first part is internal where you reflect and do self-assessment. The second part is where you test things out in the real world.” Marci Alboher, Encore Career Author
Whether you are considering a transition to a new career or position, opening a business, or thinking about what might be next for you in retirement this class is for you. In this active and engaging class you will complete and discuss self-assessment exercises and learn about the transition process so you can navigate it consciously. This class is a perfect precursor and complement to the classes Purpose, Passion and a Paycheck, Break the Employment Barrier, Make a Difference as a Social Entrepreneur, and Entrepreneurs in Colorado.

Thu, Feb 2, 6-9 p.m.                               Littleton Campus
BUSI 1056W01-82330      $59, $5 material fee to instructor closed

Purpose, Passion and a Paycheck: What is your Encore Career?                                            

Lynette Reiling
The encore years are those between midlife and what we used to call old fashioned retirement. Encore careers are driven by the desire to make a living while making a difference.  They are often initiated by a set of challenges, obstacles or realizations signaling it is time for a change.  The class will explore this animal called encore career: What it is, where to start, what your encore career might look like, how to begin the pathway to your encore transition, and tools you may need in getting to your encore career.  This class is for you if you are at or approaching midlife and would like to explore ways of work that combines personal meaning and social purpose.

Thur, Feb 9, 6-9 p.m.                                          Littleton Campus
BUSI 1058W01-82331          $59, $5 material fee to instructor closed

Break the Employment Barrier: Find a Job After 50

Lynette Reiling
If you have been laid off, or are seeking a career change later in life, you are presented with some unique challenges in your job search. Get some practical tips and techniques to help you sell yourself to prospective employers and highlight your strengths as an experienced worker.

Add to CartMon, Feb 23, 6-9 p.m.                                       Littleton Campus
BUSI 1061W01-81994                    $59, $5 material fee to instructor

EVENT MANAGEMENT

Event Management Certification Program

Become a Certified Event Manager or Event Specialist! Fast Track evening programming for working adults. Take this fast track evening program for working adults. Program approved by the Colorado Festival and Events Association. Classes held at the ACC Parker Campus.

Next sessions begin soon. Call 303-734-3701 for more information or e-mail: workforce@arapahoe.edu. You can visit our website for complete schedules, pricing, and class descriptions.

FREE INFORMATION SEMINAR

Medical Billing Program

Learn more about this growing field. Attend an information session. Contact us for other dates schedule this fall. Call 303.734.3701 for more information or to make a reservation.

RN REFRESHER

Want to get back into nursing? The Refresher Program is designed for the RN who has been away from the nursing workforce and would like to update their nursing knowledge and skills in preparation for re-entry into active practice. These intensive courses include classroom and online theory and skills lab. Clinical experience may be included.
Call 303-734-3701 or e-mail workforce@arapahoe.edu for more information regarding the application process and upcoming dates.

CATS, DOGS, AND MORE

These are 6-week online classes which begin the 2nd Wednesday of every month. For more information, to register and pay, visit our online programs page. Cost is $119 for 24 hours of instruction.

Become a Veterinary Assistant

Jeff Grognet
Do you love animals? Have you ever thought about a career as a veterinary assistant? This course, taught by a practicing veterinarian and college instructor, will give you the information you need to prepare for work in veterinary hospitals. Discuss vaccinations, flea control, handling emergency situations, pet nutrition, how to treat and prevent parasites, and more.

Start a Pet Sitting Business

Jeff Grognet
If you’re an animal lover, translate your passion into a profitable career! Master the essentials and explore pet care, including nutrition, exercise, first aid, and identification of common diseases. Learn the basics of first aid and find out how to administer pills, liquid medications, and injections to an uncooperative cat or dog.  Discover how to handle home visits and impress your potential clients and explore sticky situations that can arise, such as lost pets, pets that die unexpectedly, and pets that need immediate veterinary care. Discuss finances and explore start-up costs, accounting, fee-setting, business plans, and low-cost marketing. Learn to obtain required insurance, hire employees as your business expands, and entice financial institutions to loan you money.

GET TRAINED! GET A JOB!

Resume Writing Workshop

Stephanie Donaldson
Create an effective resume or improve the one you already have. Transform your resume into a powerful tool that will get you interviews. This workshop will lead you through a self-assessment series so you will have extensive knowledge about the product you are marketing, YOU! Learn different resume formats and the advantages and disadvantages of each. Write an employment objective that shows potential employers that you have direction. Make the most of your work experience. Know what to reveal in a resume, and what to keep to yourself. Learn to overcome gaps in work history and age discrimination. Discover how to use references to your advantage. This course includes the use of online resumes and Internet Resume Secrets. This course is invaluable for anyone who wants to create their own resume, or learn how to write resumes and cover letters for profit.

Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search

Todd Bermont
Get the job you want quickly and easily and in any economy. In this course, a world-renowned author and career advisor will help you identify the job that is best for your needs. You’ll then be given complete step-by-step instructions on how to get that job, regardless of your level of expertise or state of the economy. You will learn how to build rapport with any interviewer, both verbally and non-verbally, while mastering the six phases of a successful job interview. 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.

These classes are 6-week online classes which begin the 2nd Wednesday of every month. For more information, to register and pay, go to arapahoe.edu/communityed and follow the online links. Cost is $119 for 24 hours of instruction.

ONLINE CAREER CLASSES

Fun! Fast! Convenient! Great Content! Get a Certificate!  All these courses are conducted online. Click on the class links below or visit our online section to see how easy and fun online learning can be.

Discover dozens of in-depth, fast track, training programs for which you will receive a certificate upon successful completion. These programs will enhance your job prospects. Work with a career counselor to help guide your transition from the classroom to the workplace. All materials, workbooks, and software are part of the course fee. Payment plans are available.

Online certificate training programs are available in:

For more information follow the online links.

To register for online courses, follow the specific class link and click on 'enroll now.'

CATERING SECTION # COST
 Secrets of Career Success ONLI 1144 $119
VETERINARY  
Become a Veterinary Assistant ONLI 1003 $119
Become a Veterinary Assistant II: Canine Reproduction ONLI 2075 $119
Become a Veterinary Assistant III: Practical Skills ONLI 2076 $119
HEALTH  
Become a Physical Therapy Aide ONLI 2074 $119
Explore a Career in Medical Transcription ONLI 2078 $119
Become an Optical Assistant ONLI 2098 $119
Explore Career in Medical Coding ONLI 2101 $119
Explore a Career Administrative Medical Assistant ONLI 1053 $119
HIPAA Compliance ONLI 2077 $119
Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach ONLI 2080 $119

 

 

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