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EmployBridge is partnering with Penn Foster to offer short form courses to enhance life skills free of charge to our associates. Penn Foster is a leader in online education designed to address the skills gap in America. Taking these courses will enhance an associates skills beyond just the workplace and allow them to manage their lives surrounding their job better. The courses are designed to be taken and completed in a few sessions so that associates can quickly add these skills to their daily lives.

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Better Worklife Academy

Administrative Assistant

Fundamental Skills

This online Administrative Assistant program consists of nine courses to help you gain the knowledge and skills relevant for performing administrative assistant jobs in a variety of settings - including corporate businesses, law firms, banks, hospitals, and more.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Start Your Program
  • The Administrative Professional
  • Stress and Time Management
  • Your Professional Image
  • The Global Workplace
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Administrative Office Procedures
  • Travel and Meeting Planning
  • Filing Techniques
  • Math for the Office Professional
  • Records Management
  • Technologies in the Workplace
  • Resources and References
  • Office Finances
  • Office Management

Estimated Course Duration: 199 hours

Basic Electrical

Fundamental Skills

This course teaches the basics of working with electric - from commonly used tools to introducing AC / DC principles and motors. It also covers basic troubleshooting, VOMs, and oscilloscopes. Most importantly, it has a component on electrical safety. This course is highly recommended for those who do not yet know what they want to do within the electrical field, but need to understand electric at a basic level.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Plumbing and Pipefitting Tools
  • Electricians' Tools
  • Tool Grinding and Sharpening
  • Woodworking Hand Tools
  • Routers, Power Planers, and Sanders
  • Jacks, Hoists, and Pullers
  • DC Principles
  • Nature of Electricity
  • Circuit Analysis and Ohm's Law
  • Capacitors and Inductors
  • Magnetism and Electromagnetism
  • Conductors, Insulators, and Batteries
  • DC Motors and Generator Theory
  • AC Principles
  • Alternating Current
  • Alternating Current Circuits
  • Inductors in AC Circuits
  • Capacitors in AC Circuits
  • Transformers
  • Alternators
  • Electrical Energy Distribution
  • Rectification and Basic Electronic Devices
  • Analog Circuit Measurement
  • Basic Test Equipment
  • Troubleshooting with Volt-Ohm-Milliamp Meters (VOMs)
  • Using Basic Oscilloscopes
  • Electrical Safety for the Trades

Estimated Course Duration: 129 hours

Blueprint Reading

Fundamental Skills

This course teaches print reading, the different types of drawings and schematics, as well as geometric dimensioning and tolerancing. Completing this program will ensure that the student is prepared for most types of blueprint or schematic concepts.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Reading Prints and Schematics Block
  • Introduction to Print Reading
  • Dimensioning
  • Tolerancing and Symbols
  • Sectional Views and Simplified Drafting
  • Building Drawings
  • Electrical Drawings and Circuits
  • Electronic Drawings
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Drawings
  • Piping: Drawings, Materials, and Parts
  • Welding Symbols
  • Sheet Metal Basics
  • Sketching
  • Elements of Print Reading
  • Reading Shop Prints
  • Reading Electrical Schematic Diagrams
  • Electrical Blueprint Reading

Estimated Course Duration: 124 hours

Bookkeeping

Fundamental Skills

Learn the skills to help you become a professional bookkeeper. Throughout your Bookkeeping classes, you'll cover topics ranging from assets and liabilities to revenue and expenses. You'll also have the opportunity to complete a final project involving a sole proprietorship.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Start Your Program
  • The Accounting Equation
  • The Books of Accounting
  • Assets, Liabilities, and Owners Equity
  • How to Use Account Analyzer
  • Workbook One
  • Revenue, Expenses, and Trial Balance
  • Financial Reports
  • Workbook Two
  • Workbook Three
  • Accounting for Cash and Payroll
  • Accounting Systems
  • Wholesale Accounting
  • Workbook Four
  • Workbook Five
  • Workbook Six
  • How to Read a Balance Sheet and Income Statement
  • Assets and End-of-the-Month Activities
  • Introduction to Windows
  • Workbook Seven
  • Basswood Furniture Project
  • General Ledger Booklet
  • Subsidiary Ledgers
  • Journals
  • Documents and Forms

Estimated Course Duration: 172 hours

Business English

Fundamental Skills

In this course you will practice basic writing skills and grammar, and how to create effective business documents that will help you perform on the job. Learn about different types of communications from business letters to memos and how to produce accurate, attractive, and effective final documents.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Introduction to Writing
  • Using the Parts of Speech
  • Punctuation and Capitalization
  • Writing Sentences and Paragraphs
  • Improving Your Writing
  • Types of Business Writing

Estimated Course Duration: 84 hours

Diesel Mechanics

Fundamental Skills

This program covers basic diesel engine operations, troubleshooting, repair and more. This program will also help you prepare to take the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification Medium-Heavy Truck tests.

This course requires an additional fee for textbooks. To enroll in Diesel Mechanics and make your payment for textbooks, please contact us at 888-427-3200.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Starting your program
  • Introduction to Diesel Truck Mechanics
  • Truck Maintenance Fundamentals, Part 1
  • Introduction to Truck Engine Operations
  • Safe Shop Practices
  • Diesel Engine Fundamentals, Part 1
  • Diesel Engine Fundamentals, Part 2
  • Truck Engine Lubrication and Cooling Systems
  • Truck Engine Air Intake and Exhaust Systems
  • Introduction to Fuel Systems
  • Diesel Engine Injection Systems, Part 1
  • Diesel Engine Injection Systems, Part 2
  • Electricity and Diesel Engine Electrical Systems
  • Electronic Engine Controls
  • Introduction to Truck Maintenance
  • Truck Electrical Systems, Part 1
  • Truck Electrical Systems, Part 2
  • Truck Computer Systems
  • HVAC Systems
  • Tires, Wheels, and Trailer Maintenance
  • Suspension and Steering Systems
  • Truck and Brake Systems, Part 1
  • Truck and Brake Systems, Part 2
  • Drivelines, Clutches and Axles
  • Manual Transmissions
  • Automatic Transmissions
  • Review of Diesel Engine Topics
  • Troubleshooting and Repair
  • Review of Electrical, Starting and Cooling Systems
  • PM, Inspection and Troubleshooting

Estimated Course Duration: 450 hours

Electrical Maintenance

Advanced Skills

This course picks up after the basic electrical package covering VOMs, oscilloscopes, boxes, fuses and most electrical equipment. It also includes a variety of maintenance related topics, as well as advanced electronics topics like semiconductors and sensors relevant to electrical repair.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Basic Test Equipment
  • Troubles With Volt Mill Lamp Meters
  • Using Basic Oscilloscopes
  • Conductors And Insulators In Industry
  • Working With Conduit
  • Electrical Boxes
  • Industrial Enclosures And Raceways
  • Connecting Industrial Equipment Part 1
  • Connecting Industrial Equipment Part 2
  • Industrial Fuses
  • Circuit Breakers
  • Plugs, Receptacles, And Lampholders
  • Industrial Switches
  • Industrial Relay Ladder Logic
  • Industrial Relays, Contacts, And Solenoids
  • Reading Electrical Schematic Diagrams
  • Electrical Blueprint Reading
  • Electric Lamps Part 1
  • Electric Lamps Part 2
  • Lighting Control
  • Basic Semiconductor Diodes
  • Basic Semiconductor Transistors
  • Switching Devices
  • Electronic Sensors
  • Su Special Rectifiers Electrontubes
  • Optoelectronic And Fiberoptic Components
  • Electronics Hardware
  • Industrial Electronics Trbhsht
  • Electronic Troubleshooting Of Industrial Motor Controllers
  • Troubleshooting Sensing Devices And Systems
  • Troubleshooting Industrial Control Systems & Output Dev
  • Troubleshooting Industrial Computer Systems & Software
  • Industrial Computer Networks
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Preventive Maintenance Techniques

Estimated Course Duration: 193 hours

Electronics Maintenance

Advanced Skills

More advanced than the basic electrical maintenance course and recommended for those with experience in electrical maintenance or who have first taken that course, this program jumps directly into electronic components and systems and how to troubleshoot them.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Basic Test Equipment
  • Troubles With Volt Mill Lamp Meters
  • Using Basic Oscilloscopes
  • Basic Semiconductor Diodes
  • Basic Semiconductor Transistors
  • Switching Devices
  • Electronic Sensors
  • Su Special Rectifiers Electrontubes
  • Optoelectronic And Fiberoptic Components
  • Electronics Hardware
  • Electronic Devices And Amplifiers
  • Audio And Rf Circuits
  • Oscillator And Feedback Wave Forms
  • Electronic Power Supplies
  • Industrial Amplification Syst
  • Servo And Control Systems
  • Pulse And Logic Circuits
  • Programmable Controllers And Microprocessors
  • Industrial Electronics Troubleshooting
  • Electronic Troubleshooting Of Industrial Motor Controllers
  • Troubleshooting Sensing Devices And Systems
  • Troubleshooting Industrial Control Systems & Output Dev
  • Troubleshooting Industrial Computer Systems & Software
  • Industrial Computer Networks
  • Troubleshooting
  • Basic Troubleshooting Methods
  • Instruments For Troubleshooting
  • Meas Tech In Troubleshooting
  • Support Serv For Trouble
  • Practical Troubleshoot Problem
  • Approach To Troubleshooting
  • Analysis Of Systems
  • Test Equipment Applications
  • Safe Troubleshooting Practices
  • Troubleshooting Industrial Systems Part 1
  • Troubleshooting Ind Systems Part 2
  • Advanced Troubleshooting Ex B

Estimated Course Duration: 219 hours

Fitness and Nutrition

Fundamental Skills

This program covers the fundamentals of the fitness and nutrition field, from creating targeted fitness routines to mastering flexibility training to planning healthy menus and developing effective weight-loss strategies. You’ll learn topics like fitness anatomy and physiology, flexibility training, exercise science terminology, personal health management and healthy eating habits, and principles of muscle strength.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Starting Your Program
  • Introduction to Managing Personal Health
  • Medical Terminology
  • Exercise Science Terminology
  • Fitness Anatomy and Physiology 1
  • Fitness Anatomy and Physiology 2
  • Nutrition Basics
  • Developing Healthy Eating Habits
  • Muscles in Motion
  • Posture, Balance and Proper Alignment
  • Understanding the Heart and Lungs
  • Cardiorespiratory Fitness
  • Principles of Muscular Strength and Endurance
  • Strengthening the Core
  • Strengthening the Upper Body
  • Strengthening the Lower Body
  • Flexibility Training
  • Preventing Injury
  • Stress Management Techniques
  • Personal Fitness Programs
  • Fitness Programs for the General Population
  • Healthy Screening, Testing and Evaluation
  • Preparing for Special Situations
  • Leadership Skills
  • Legal and Ethical Issues

Estimated Course Duration: 175 hours

Front Line Supervisor

Advanced Skills

This program is designed for those already working in an industrial workplace, and helps you gain the knowledge to take on a supervisory role. You’ll learn about personnel and performance management, interpersonal skills, problem solving, critical thinking, and more.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Introduction to Supervisory Skills
  • Leading Teams for Optimal Performance
  • Building Organizational Skills and Measuring Results
  • Problem-solving Skills and Conflict Management
  • Lean Manufacturing and OSHA Administration

Estimated Course Duration: 250 hours

Hydraulics and Pneumatics

Advanced Skills

This course covers hydraulic components and systems as well as pneumatics. Recommended for skills training for those who have completed production or warehouse basics.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Hydraulic Power Basics
  • Hydraulic Components: Actuators, Pumps, And Motors.
  • Hydraulic Components:conductors Conditioners, And Fluids
  • Hydraulic Power System Control
  • Hydraulic Schematics
  • Hydraulic Power System Troubleshooting
  • Pneumatics Part 1
  • Pneumatics Part 2
  • Pneumatics Part 3

Estimated Course Duration: 90 hours

Industrial Math

Fundamental Skills

Covers the principles of business and industrial math, from the basic operations through industrial math concepts like practical measurements, bulk measurement and fluid measurement.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Basic Industrial Math
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication and Division
  • Fractions, Percents, Proportions, and Angles
  • Metric System
  • Formulas
  • Introduction to Algebra
  • Practical Measurements
  • Linear and Distance Measurement
  • Bulk Measurement
  • Temperature Measurement
  • Energy, Force, and Power
  • Fluid Measurement

Estimated Course Duration: 55 hours

Industrial Safety - English

Fundamental Skills

This course teaches a variety of safety skills relevant in multiple different environments, from chemical to fire to electrical and more.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Industrial Safety
  • Trades Safety: Getting Started
  • Working Safely with Chemicals
  • Fire Safety
  • Safe Handling of Pressurized Gases and Welding
  • Electrical Safety for the Trades
  • Material Handling Safety
  • Machine Shop Safety
  • Quality Concepts: Tools and Applications

Estimated Course Duration: 40 hours

Industrial Safety - Spanish (Seguridad Industrial)

Habilidades Fundamentales

Este curso enseña una variedad de habilidades de seguridad relevantes en múltiples entornos diferentes, desde químicos hasta incendios, eléctricos y más.

Course Details

Temas que se cubrirán:

  • Seguridad industrial
  • Seguridad de los oficios: Primeros pasos
  • Trabajando con seguridad con productos químicos
  • Seguridad contra incendios
  • Manejo seguro de gases presurizados y soldadura
  • Seguridad eléctrica para los oficios
  • Seguridad en el manejo de materiales
  • Seguridad en el taller de máquinas
  • Conceptos de calidad: herramientas y aplicaciones

Duración estimada del curso: 40 horas

Machinist

Advanced Skills

This course is recommended for anyone looking to learn how to become a machinist after completing the prerequisite courses. It covers mills, lathes, turret lathes and other machining related topics, allowing graduates to understand the types of machines, their operation, as well as the underlying concepts.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Practical Shop Math, Part 1
  • Practical Shop Math, Part 2
  • Practical Shop Measurement
  • Safe Shop Practices
  • Properties & Classif Of Metals
  • Basic Machining Skills Exam 1
  • Shop Drawings & Routing Sheets
  • Use Shp Draw & Proc & Rt Sh Ii
  • Layout
  • Basic Machining Skills Exam 2
  • Metal Cutting & Machine Tool 1
  • Metal Cutting & Mach Toll Pt 2
  • Metal Cutting Machinery
  • Metal Cutting Machinery Pt 2
  • Fundamentals Of Grinding
  • Cnc Mach Tool Features & Adv
  • Basic Machining Skills Exam 3
  • Drilling Part 1
  • Drilling Pt 2
  • Lubrication Part 1
  • Lubrication Part 2
  • Fasteners
  • Milling Machine Pt 1
  • Milling Machine Pt 2
  • Milling Machines Part 3
  • Milling Machine Practice
  • S U Milling Machine Indexing
  • Lathes Pt 1
  • Lathes Pt 2
  • Lathes Pt 3
  • Lathes Pt 4
  • Lathes Pt 5
  • Fundamentals Metal Cutting
  • Machine Safety
  • Auto Scrw Machines
  • Autmtc Scrw Mchn
  • Turret Lathes P 1
  • Turret Lathe Tools And Setups

Estimated Course Duration: 261 hours

Mechanical Maintenance

Advanced Skills

This course covers specific skills relevant to the field like predictive and preventative maintenance, before addressing specific equipment like pumps, lubrication, bearings and seals.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Preventive Maintenance Techniques
  • Reading Electrical Schematic Diagrams
  • Fuses
  • Lubrication Part 1
  • Lubrication Part 2
  • Measuring Instruments, Part 1
  • Su Practical Measurement Pt 2
  • Precision Meas Instr Pt 3
  • Bearings & Seals, Part 1
  • Bearings & Seals, Part 2
  • Su Pumps Pt 1
  • Pumps, Part 2 Study Unit
  • Pumps, Part 3 Study Unit
  • Mechanical Power Transmissions Part 1
  • Mechanical Power Transmissions Part 2
  • Mechanical Power Transmissions Part 3
  • Introduction To Predictive Maintenance
  • Predictive Maintenance Vibration Analysis
  • Predictive Maintenance Advanced Techniques
  • Controlling Industrial Motors
  • Motor Control Fundamentals

Estimated Course Duration: 195 hours

MS Office (Excel)

Fundamental Skills

In this course, you’ll learn about the most widely used spreadsheet program, Microsoft® Excel®. You'll learn how to organize and format data, including charts, formulas, and more complex tables.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Excel Principles
  • Designing Spreadsheets

Estimated Course Duration: 23 hours

MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Fundamental Skills

This online Microsoft® Office 2016 Certificate will help you improve your computer application skills in a variety of office work environments. You'll learn how to use Microsoft® Word™, Excel®, and PowerPoint®, as well as how to integrate Microsoft® Office applications.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Start Your Program
  • Microsoft Word 2016
  • Microsoft Excel 2016
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
  • Integrating Word and Excel
  • Integrating Word, Excel, and Other Data into PowerPoint

Estimated Course Duration: 105 hours

Production Basics

Fundamental Skills

This course teaches the basics necessary to be ready to work in a production environment. Covering production specific topics like measurements and tools, this course provides a solid overview of key manufacturing concepts and prepares students to work in entry level manufacturing roles or for a more advanced course.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Common Hand Tools Part 1
  • Common Hand Tools Part 2
  • Measuring Instruments Part 1
  • Electric Drilling and Grinding Tools
  • Power Cutting Tools
  • Pneumatic Tools
  • Plumbing and Pipefitting Tools
  • Electrician's Tools
  • Tool Grinding and Sharpening
  • WoodWorking Hand Tools
  • Routers, Power Planers, and Sanders
  • Jacks, Hoists and Pullers
  • Process Pressure Measuring and Control Instruments
  • Fluid Flow Measuring and Control Instruments
  • Temperature Measuring and Control Instruments
  • Precision Measuring Instruments, Part 1
  • Precision Measuring Instruments, Part 2
  • Precision Measuring Instruments, Part 3
  • Properties of Materials

Estimated Course Duration: 170 hours

Solar PV Installation

Advanced Skills

This program is specifically geared towards those already working in skilled trades fields, such as Electricians, General Contractors and Roofers. You’ll learn how to install, maintain and troubleshoot photovoltaic solar energy systems.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Starting Your Program
  • Orientation to Solar Technology
  • Photovoltaic Components
  • PV Installation, Commissioning and Troubleshooting

Estimated Course Duration: 119 hours

Warehouse Basics

Fundamental Skills

This course teaches the fundamentals needed to work in a warehouse. It covers concepts specific to material handling and warehousing. This course helps a warehouse worker become maximally effective at understanding safe performance of their job, and begins their educational journey up the skill and career ladder.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Jobs, Companies, and the Economy- Basic Concept for Employee
  • Problem Solving and Troubleshooting
  • Sales Records and Reports
  • Managing Physical Distribution Part I
  • Managing Physical Distribution Part II
  • Selling Your Ideas
  • Properties of Materials
  • Rigging

Estimated Course Duration: 85 hours

Welding

Advanced Skills

This package teaches the core components of learning to weld. It covers the tools as well as the techniques for arc welding, SMAW and gas welding. This is not recommended for people just beginning their journey, it is targeted to individuals who have experience (or have taken prerequisites) that have taught them skills like prints, currents and tools, who are looking at gaining more formal welding knowledge.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Fundamentals Of Welding
  • Fundamentals Of Welding Part 2
  • Measuring Instruments Part 1
  • Su Practical Measurement Part 2
  • Precision Meas Instr Part 3
  • Bench Work Part 1
  • Bench Work Part 2
  • Bench Work Part 3
  • Gas Welding Part 1
  • Gas Welding Part 2
  • Prct Mtlgy Wldrs
  • Pract Metlgy Wld
  • Gas Welding Techniques Part 1
  • Gas Welding Techniques Part 2
  • Gas Welding Techniques Part 3
  • Common Thermal Cutting Processes
  • Arc Welding Equipment Part 1
  • Arc Welding Equipment Part 2
  • Arc Welding Equipment Part 3
  • Su Arc Welding Techniques Part 1
  • Su Arc Welding Techniques Part 2
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (gmaw)
  • Arc Weld/low Carbon Steel Part 1
  • Arc Weld/low-carbon Steel, Part 2
  • Arc Welding Of Alloy Steel And Iron

Estimated Course Duration: 250 hours

Workforce Readiness

Fundamental Skills

Refresh your soft skills - the "power skills" you need to stand out in any job with online lessons covering teamwork, planning and organizing, productivity tools, integrity, customer focus, and more.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Integrity
  • Professionalism and Adaptability
  • Respect
  • Communication Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving
  • Customer Focus
  • Working with Tools and Technology

Estimated Course Duration: 18 hours

Workforce Readiness (Spanish)

Fundamental Skills

Refresque sus habilidades - las “habilidades de poder” que Ud. necesita para destacar en cualquier trabajo con lecciones del internet que cubren trabajo en equipo, planificación y organización, herramientas de productividad, integridad, enfoque al cliente, y más.

Course Details

Temas que serán discutidos/incluidos:

  • Integridad
  • Profesionalidad y adaptabilidad
  • Respeto
  • Habilidades de comunicación
  • Trabajo en equipo
  • Planificación y Organización
  • Toma de decisiones y resolución de problemas
  • Enfoque al cliente
  • Trabajar con herramientas y tecnología

Duración estimada del curso: 18 horas

Life Skills Studio

Managing Through Stress

Wellness

This course teaches students about the physical and mental effects of stress, and offers various tactics and techniques that can be used to manage stress in everyday life. Stress-relieving techniques taught in this course include exercise, visualization, meditation, breathing techniques, and more!

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Explain how stress can affect physical and mental health
  • Identify physical and psychological symptoms of stress
  • Describe how exercise and sleep aid in stress reduction
  • Describe stress reduction techniques including visualization, meditation, and breathing techniques

Estimated Course Duration: 3 hours

Managing Personal Health

Wellness

This course helps you assess your current fitness and health lifestyle and make meaningful changes to the way you approach it in order to see long-term benefits. You will learn how to plan a health and fitness program, set goals, evaluate meal plans, and develop short- and long-term plans for yourself.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Explain how fitness benefits physical and mental well-being
  • Assess your current fitness and health lifestyle and make plans for changes
  • Explain basic components of an overall fitness program
  • Determine weight goals and explain how to achieve them

Estimated Course Duration: 5 hours

Budgeting and Goal Setting

Money Matters

This course helps you analyze various financial areas of your life in an effort to improve the way you manage your money. You’ll begin by learning best practices for money management, and then work to develop a spending budget, record-keeping plan, and financial life goals in order to help you stay on track toward financial stability.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Determine best practices for money management
  • Analyze financial areas of your life

Estimated Course Duration: 8 hours

Professional Communication Skills

Communication

This course will teach you the basics of oral and written communication in the workplace. You’ll learn best practices, basic tools, and upon completion will have gained a full understanding of how to communicate in a professional manner with your coworkers.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Explain the components and importance of oral and written communication

Estimated Course Duration: 4 hours

Positive Relationships in the Workplace

Communication

Build good human relation skills by learning the meaning of human relations, the different methods of reinforcement, and how they can help in maintaining positive relationships. By understanding the characteristics of a good supervisor, you'll gain important leadership skills and learn how to construct and maintain a good relationship with your supervisor. You’ll learn to deal with frustration, aggression, and stress, while identifying techniques to properly cope with stressful life situations.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Define how human relations can help you in your personal life and your job
  • Describe how to use your human relations skills in the workplace
  • Identify ways to handle issues you may face as you advance through your career

Estimated Course Duration: 10 hours

Safety in the Workplace

Safety

Learn why safety is so important and about probable hazards and dangers associated with workplaces. You'll be familiarized with accident prevention techniques, fire safety methods, and the use of personal protective equipment, and you’ll learn how to perform safety practices involved with the handling of manufacturing materials, industrial machinery, and various other electrical installations.

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Analyze the structure of workplace safety and the methods to curb them
  • Distinguish between the various catastrophes caused by fire and the methods used for stopping them
  • Identify the hazards associated with chemicals, electricity, machinery, and equipment, and the methods of preventing them
  • Explain the risks involved in material handling and the methods of preventing the hazards
  • List the various safety regulations and laws related to OSHA, as well as insurances compensating workers

Estimated Course Duration: 9 hours

Technology in the Workplace

Technology

In this course, you will learn the ins and outs of many different types of technology, from basic computer skills to basics of the internet and other societal uses of modern technology. Specifically, you’ll learn the components of a computer, the various tools required to be successful with the Windows operating system, how the implementation of technology can improve business processes, and much more!

Course Details

Topics That Will Be Covered:

  • Outline how technology improves business productivity and competitiveness, and the role it plays in the global economy
  • Discuss trends in technology, their implications for businesses in the future, and privacy and security issues
  • List the skills and responsibilities associated with various technology careers
  • Identify the features and applications of the Windows operating system.

Estimated Course Duration: 8 hours