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Earn PTSB, DEQ , and POST professional CEUs through the Center for Training and Development. Here are just a few of the many qualifying classes we offer. Go to www.caspercollege.edu/ctd for a complete list. For additional online courses that qualify f or PTSB credit: www.ed2golive.com/wyoming/.
Computer Technology Leadership and Management OSHA, MSHA, Safety Water Quality
QuickBooks Pro Accounting
(DEQ)
Essentials of Leadership
(DEQ, POST)
Basic Rigging and Hand Signals
(DEQ)
ASSE Cross Connection Recertification
(DEQ)
Facebook for Business
(DEQ, POST)
Wilderness Medicine Institute
(PTSB, POST)
8-Hour OSHA Hazardous Waste
Annual Refresher
(DEQ)
ASSE Cross Connection Tester Certification
(DEQ)
Microsoft Word I
(DEQ, POST)
FISH!®
(DEQ, POST)
10-Hour OSHA General Industry
(DEQ)
Pumps and Pumping
(DEQ)
Microsoft Excel I
(DEQ, POST)
Solving Classroom Discipline Problems
(PTSB, class is offered online)
40-Hour OSHA Hazardous Waste Site Worker
(DEQ)
Small Surface Water Systems
(DEQ)
Professional Teaching Standards Board (PTSB) • DEQ Operator Certification (DEQ) • Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission (POST)
Please contact Ann Dalton at 307-268-2085 or via email to obtain a certificate of completion to submit for POST or DEQ hours.
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Safety

MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ACT (MSHA)
Casper College offers the 8-Hour MSHA Refresher and the 24-Hour MSHA New-Miner Training class every month. Call 268-2085 for further information.

The training activities of the following hazardous materials classes are potentially stressful. Participants are required to wear a fully encapsulated suit, a self-contained breathing apparatus, and a full-face mask. The gear may weigh up to 45 pounds. Participants must perform hands-on activities with special emphasis on conditions involving pulmonary, cardiovascular, and musculoskeletal systems. Casper College offers the 8-Hour MSHA Refresher and the 24-Hour MSHA New-Miner Training class every month. Call 268-2085 for further information.

SPRING 2015
  • 8-Hour MSHA Annual Refresher
    All miners must have a minimum of eight hours of annual refresher training (MSHA 30 CFR 48.28). Topics covered include mandatory health and safety standards; transportation controls and communication systems; escape and emergency evacuation plans; fire warning and firefighting; ground control; working in areas of high walls, water hazards, pits, and spoil banks; illumination and night work; first aid; electrical hazards; accident prevention; health; explosives; and self-rescue and respiratory devices. You must take the annual refresher in or before your expiration month
    • Course # CEU 3001 60
      .8 CEUs
      Fri., Jan. 9
      7 a.m.–4 p.m.
      Location: GW 115
      Instructors: Rohy Keffer/Chris Britton
      Cost: $130
      Registration deadline: Jan. 2
    • Course # CEU 3001 61
      .8 CEUs
      Fri., Feb. 6
      7 a.m.–4 p.m.
      Location: GW 115
      Instructors: Rohy Keffer/Chris Britton
      Cost: $130
      Registration deadline: Jan. 30
    • Course # CEU 3001 70
      .8 CEUs
      Fri., Mar. 6
      7 a.m.–4 p.m.
      Location: GW 115
      Instructors: Rohy Keffer/Chris Britton
      Cost: $130
      Registration deadline: Feb. 27
    • Course # CEU 3001 80
      .8 CEUs
      Fri., Apr. 10
      7 a.m.–4 p.m.
      Location: GW 115
      Instructors: Rohy Keffer/Chris Britton
      Cost: $130
      Registration deadline: Apr. 3
    • Course # CEU 3001 81
      .8 CEUs
      Fri., May 8
      7 a.m.–4 p.m.
      Location: GW 115
      Instructors: Rohy Keffer/Chris Britton
      Cost: $130
      Registration deadline: May 1
  • 24-Hour MSHA New Miner
    All new surface miners must have 24 hours of training (MSHA 30 CFR 48.25/46.5). Topics covered include statutory rights of
    miners and their representatives; authority and responsibility of supervisors; self-rescue and respiratory devices; transportation
    controls and communication systems; introduction to work environment; escape and emergency evacuation plans; fire
    warning and firefighting; ground control; working in areas of high walls, water hazards, pits, and spoil banks; illumination and
    night work; health; electrical hazards; first aid; explosives; and health and safety of tasks assigned to new miners.
    • Course # CEU 3000 60
      2.4 CEUs
      Tue. thru Thur., Jan. 6 to 8
      7 a.m.–4 p.m.
      Location: GW 115
      Instructors: Rohy Keffer/Chris Britton
      Cost: $260
      Registration deadline: Jan. 2
    • Course # CEU 3000 61
      2.4 CEUs
      Tue. thru Thur., Feb. 3 to 5
      7 a.m.–4 p.m.
      Location: GW 115
      Instructors: Rohy Keffer/Chris Britton
      Cost: $260
      Registration deadline: Jan. 27
    • Course # CEU 3000 70
      2.4 CEUs
      Tue. thru Thur., Mar. 3 to 5
      7 a.m.–4 p.m.
      Location: GW 115
      Instructors: Rohy Keffer/Chris Britton
      Cost: $260
      Registration deadline: Feb. 24
    • Course # CEU 3000 80
      2.4 CEUs
      Tue. thru Thur., Apr. 7 to 9
      7 a.m.–4 p.m.
      Location: GW 115
      Instructors: Rohy Keffer/Chris Britton
      Cost: $260
      Registration deadline: Mar. 31
    • Course # CEU 3000 81
      2.4 CEUs
      Tue. thru Thur., May 5 to 7
      7 a.m.–4 p.m.
      Location: GW 115
      Instructors: Rohy Keffer/Chris Britton
      Cost: $260
      Registration deadline: Apr. 28

OSHA

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ACT (OSHA)
The training activities of the following hazardous materials class are potentially stressful. These activities require the participant to wear a fully encapsulated suit, a self-contained breathing apparatus, and a full-face mask. The weight of the full gear may be up to 45 pounds. Participants must be able to perform hands-on activities with special emphasis on conditions involving pulmonary, cardiovascular, and musculoskeletal systems.

  • 8-Hour OSHA Hazardous Waste Annual Refresher
    All hazardous waste workers must have eight hours of training annually to maintain their 40-hour safety-training card (OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120). Topics covered include regulatory overview, toxicology, MSDS, decontamination, packaging and labeling, chemical reactivity, general safety, site monitoring, HAZMAT situations, and physical and chemical terminology. Participants must verify that they have taken the 40-Hour Hazardous Waste Site Worker class within the last year.
    • Course # CEU 0908 70
      .8 CEUs
      Sat., Feb. 21
      8 a.m.–5 p.m.
      Location: EI 106 and 107
      Instructor: Stewart Anderson
      Cost: $120
    • Course # CEU 0908 80
      .8 CEUs
      Sat., Apr. 11
      8 a.m.–5 p.m.
      Location: EI 106 and 107
      Instructor: Stewart Anderson
      Cost: $120
  • 10-Hour OSHA General Industry
    Topics include introduction to OSHA, walking and working surfaces, exit routes, emergency action plans, fire prevention
    plans, fire protection, electrical, personal protective equipment, and hazard communication. Participants who successfully
    complete the class will receive a 10-hour OSHA General Industry completion card. A $5 fee is payable to the instructor
    to cover the cost of the OSHA card.
    • Course # CEU 0556 70
      1.0 CEUs
      Fri. and Sat., Feb. 27 and 28
      8 a.m.–5 p.m.
      Location: EI 114
      Instructor: Mike Malone
      Cost: $175
  • 40-Hour OSHA Hazardous Waste Site Worker
    All hazardous waste site workers must have a minimum of 40 hours of training (OSHA 1910.120). This class is for people
    who work at hazardous waste cleanup sites. We will cover worker protection procedures, health effects of hazardous
    materials, personal protective equipment, air monitoring, waste site control, containment and emergencies, and equipment
    decontamination procedures. You will be fitted for an air purifying respirator (APR), receive practical self-contained
    breathing apparatus (SCBA) experience, and work in OSHA levels A, B, and C protective equipment. You will set up a site
    safety plan for a mock hazardous waste site. If you have your own APR or SCBA, bring them to class.
    • Course # CEU 0907 70
      4.0 CEUs
      Mon. thru Fri., Feb. 16 to 20
      8 a.m.–5 p.m.
      Location: EI 106 and 107
      Instructors: Stewart Anderson and Theresa Simpson
      Cost: $450
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
    This class meets OSHA and client training requirements for any workers that might encounter bodily fluids in the workplace.
    Topics covered include types of bloodborne pathogens, transmission methods, the effects of the diseases, avoiding
    exposure methods, what to do in the event of exposure, and clean up and disposal of bodily fluids.
    • Course # CEU 0940 70
      .2 CEUs
      Wed., Mar. 11
      6–8 p.m.
      Location: GW 218
      Instructor: Reed Aivazian
      Cost: $45
  • Fire Extinguisher
    This class meets OSHA and client training requirements for any workers that might be expected to use a fire extinguisher to fight
    a fire or facilitate egress routes. Topics covered include fire behavior, types, hazards, extinguishing, and extinguisher types
    and agents. The instructor will provide hands-on training on how to use an extinguisher.
    • Course # CEU 0920 80
      .2 CEUs
      Wed., Mar. 25
      6–8 p.m.
      Location: GW 218
      Instructor: Reed Aivazian
      Cost: $45
  • GHS Hazard Communication
    This class meets OSHA and client training requirements for any workers that use any chemicals in the workplace. Topics
    covered include safety data sheets (SDS, formerly MSDS), the importance and reasons for communicating chemical
    uses, requirements for labeling containers of chemicals in the workplace, and the process for classifying chemicals.
    • Course # CEU 0906 60
      .2 CEUs
      Wed., Feb. 11
      6–8 p.m.
      Location: GW 218
      Instructor: Reed Aivazian
      Cost: $45
  • Hydrogen Sulfide Annual Training
    This class meets the annual training requirements for workers in the oil and gas industries. Topics covered include sources of H2S
    on the jobsite, ways in which H2S interacts with the environment, and how to control exposure. This class includes hands-on
    training in the use of respiratory protective equipment, gas detection equipment, and actions and procedures in response to
    a H2S exposure in co-workers.
    • Course # CEU 0912 60
      .2 CEUs
      Wed., Jan. 28
      6–8 p.m.
      Location: GW 115
      Instructor: Reed Aivazian
      Cost: $45
  • Personal Protective Equipment
    This class meets the OSHA and client training requirements for any workers that use PPE in the workplace. Topics covered
    include how to use different types of PPE and the limitations of various types. This class includes hands-on experience with PPE.
    • Course # CEU 0914 70
      .2 CEUs
      Wed., Feb. 25
      6–8 p.m.
      Location: GW 115
      Instructor: Reed Aivazian
      Cost: $45
  • Respirator Training
    This class meets the OSHA and client training requirements for any workers that use respirators in the workplace. Topics
    covered include how to use different types of respirators and the limitations of various types. This class includes hands-on
    experience with respirators.
    • Course # CEU 0905 80
      .2 CEUs
      Wed., Apr. 8
      6–8 p.m.
      Location: GW 218
      Instructor: Reed Aivazian
      Cost: $45


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SPRING 2015
H-1B Technical Skills Training Grants

H-1B Technical Skills Training Grants
The H-1B Technical Skills Training Grant Program funds projects that provide training and related activities to assist
workers in gaining the skills and competencies needed to obtain or upgrade employment in high-growth industries or
economic sectors. The target population for this grant includes, but is not limited to, long-term unemployed, underemployed, and veterans.


Thanks to the recently received H1-B Wyoming Health Care Solutions Grant, CFDA #17.268, provided by the Department
of Labor and the Department of Workforce Services, Casper College is able to offer grant funding for certified medical
assistant, dental assistant, IV therapy, and RN refresher classes to the long-term unemployed, underemployed, and veterans.
Contact Jenn Pepple at 307-268-3060 or jenniferpepple@ caspercollege.edu for more information.

  • Clinical Medical Assistant
    Medical assistants perform routine clinical tasks to keep medical offices running smoothly including administering medications,
    obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and maintaining clinical equipment. Participants will receive CPR
    training and sit for NHA certification.
    • Course # CEU 1320 60
      14.0 CEUs
      Tue. and Thurs., Feb. 10 to May 14
      6–9:30 p.m.
      Location: GW 218
      Instructor: TBD
      Cost: $180
  • IV Therapy
    The State of Wyoming requires all LPNs to obtain IV therapy recertification every two years. Participants must attend both
    class days, pass a final exam with a score of 80 percent or higher, complete 16 hours of clinical time, and successfully start
    three IVs in the clinical setting to obtain recertification. Thi s class uses Wyoming State Board of Nursing approved curriculum. LPN
    license required.
    • Course # CEU 0306 70
      1.6 CEUs
      Sat. and Sun., Mar. 14 and 15
      8 a.m.–5 p.m.
      Location: HS 208 or 224
      Instructor: Davina Drazick, MSN, RN
      Cost: $340
  • RN Refresher Independent Study
    The nursing refresher class will provide nurses who have been out of the field for a while or whose license is inactive or has
    lapsed, a path to return to active practice. This class is an o ption for a court ordered RN refresher course.
    • Course # CEU 0307 N60
      20.0 CEUs
      Jan. 12 to July 13
      Location: Online
      Instructor: Davina Drazick, MSN, RN
      Cost: $925
HEALTH CARE
  • Activities Professional
    Activities professionals provide elderly and disabled clients opportunities to pursue social, mental, creative, spiritual, and
    recreational activities. They work in long-term care nursing, boarding, or retirement homes; swing bed or subacute units;
    and assisted living, adult daycare, or senior centers. Students will acquire the skills to meet the federal Omnibus Budget
    Reconciliation Act of 1987 standards for long-term care and the Wyoming State Health Department’s qualifications to manage
    an activity program. The program includes 90 classroom hours and 90 practicum hours. This program is approved by the
    National Certification Council for Activities Professionals and endorsed by the Wyoming Activity Coordinators Association.
    • Course # CEU 1360 60
      18.0 CEUs
      Fri. and Sat., Jan. 23 and 24, Feb. 20 and 21, Apr. 24 and 25
      8:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
      Location: GW 223
      Instructor: Terri Newman
      Cost: $595
  • Introduction to Doula Training
    A doula provides women and their families with emotional, physical, and informational support during childbirth. Increasing
    rates of surgical births and labor inductions are prompting more families to hire a doula to assist them during this most impactful
    event. This introductory class will give you an insider’s look at what is a doula, the lifestyle, certification, and how to provide
    hands-on labor support. Whether you plan to make this a career or you have a friend/daughter/sister that you would like to
    support in childbirth, this class is for you. This class will not provide doula certification.
    • Course # CEU 1200 70
      .9 CEUs
      Sat., Feb. 21, Mar. 21 and Apr. 25
      9 a.m.–noon
      Location: GW 218
      Instructor: Jewel Hernandez, CPM, LM
      Cost: $120
  • Kinesio Taping® 3: Clinical Concepts and Advanced Whole Body Applications
    KT3 combines the Kinesio Taping method foundational concepts of KT1 and KT2 with advanced clinical concepts. The certified
    Kinesio Taping instructor (CKTI) will cater clinical applications to address specific professions. Participants will practice the
    new concepts through a variety of clinical applications. Upon completion of this class, and prerequisite KT1 and KT2 classes,
    participants may request and take the certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner (CKTP) Exam. They must successfully complete
    all three KT classes and pass the exam to receive CKTP certification. Watch for a mailer with class details or contact
    Sarah Schneider for more information at 307-268-3847 or sarahschneider@caspercollege.edu. Prerequisite, completion of
    KTA approved KT1 and KT2 classes.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
  • 2014 National Electrical Code 16-Hour Code Update
    The 2014 NEC Code Update meets the Wyoming Department of Fire Prevention and Electrical Safety’s 16-hours continuing
    education training for licensed journeyman and master electricians. The class will cover the 100 most relevant code
    changes as determined by the Stallcups Illustrated Code Changes 2014 Edition.
    • Course # CEU 0201 80
      1.6 CEUs
      Sat. and Sun., May 2 and 3
      8 a.m.–5 p.m.
      Location: PS 214
      Instructor: Neal Hibschweiler
      Cost: $210
  • Blogging for Business: Basic
    Setting up a blog or business website does not have to be intimidating. Learn how to create and customize a basic site
    using WordPress, including how to change themes, add plugins to enhance the site’s features and capabilities, and create
    responsive designs that work on mobile devices, desktops, and laptops. We will also discuss e-commerce options. People
    interested in blogging for personal purposes are also welcome.
    • Course # CEU 1052 60
      .8 CEUs
      Sat., Jan. 24 and 31
      1–5 p.m.
      Location: BU 125
      Instructor: Phil Ellsworth
      Cost: $80
  • Crucial Conversations
    Crucial conversations are dialogues that take place when emotions and stakes are high and opinions are opposing. Learn
    how to prepare for these conversations by making everyone feel safe to talk and effectively listen, turning these situations
    into a mutually satisfying outcome.
    • Course # CEU 0680 60
      .1 CEUs
      Fri., Jan. 30
      1–2 p.m.
      Location: GW 222
      Instructor: Melissa Stahley-Cummings
      Cost: $35
  • Getting Your Message into the Media
    There are effective techniques and sensible approaches to promoting your organization’s message in the media that will
    help ensure your message gets to the readers and viewers who need it. In this in-depth class, you will get an insider’s view from
    a media professional who will help you critique and improve your media communications for maximum effectiveness.
    • Course # CEU 1064 70
      .6 CEUs
      Tue., Feb. 17 thru Mar. 3
      6:30–8:30 p.m.
      Location: BU 308
      Instructor: Matt Roberts
      Cost: $80
  • Grant Writing I
    Successful grant writing takes skill and knowledge. This class covers the foundations of grant writing including terminology,
    funding source types, reading a request for proposal, and budgets. Learn the fundamental components of a grant proposal
    and how to research funding opportunities and prepare a proposal.
    • Course # CEU 0705 70
      .2 CEUs
      Mon., Feb. 23
      3–5 p.m.
      Location: GW 222
      Instructor: Jennifer Dyer
      Cost: $60
    • Course # CEU 0705 80
      .2 CEUs
      Mon., Apr. 13
      3–5 p.m.
      Location: GW 222
      Instructor: Jennifer Dyer
      Cost: $60
  • Keeping Your Head in the iCloud
    Apple’s amazing computers and handheld devices can do many things to help organize and simplify your life. One of the
    most convenient and powerful features is Apple’s iCloud, a web-based storage service that allows you to synchronize your
    important information and work online, making it available from any iOS device or computer – Mac or PC – wherever in the
    world your travels take you. This class will help you understand and make the most of this great technology. We will learn how
    to set up your devices to use iCloud most effectively and all the great ways you can take advantage of cloud computing.
    • Course # CEU 1131 70
      .2 CEUs
      Tue., Mar. 10
      6:30–8:30 p.m.
      Location: BU 125
      Instructor: Matt Roberts
      Cost: $60
  • Leadership Compass
    Identify your personal leadership style and learn how to avoid your weaknesses and grow your strengths by learning the
    four essential leadership styles. Develop your problem-solving and teamwork skills, personal development, and leadership
    approach. Be a better leader and identify how you work with others as a team by applying the four directions of the
    leadership compass.
    • Course # CEU 0510 70
      .3 CEUs
      Tue. and Wed., Feb. 24 and 25
      6–7:30 p.m.
      Location: LH 283
      Instructor: Justin Lewis
      Cost: $60
  • Lead Paint RRP
    Contractors must be EPA lead renovator, repair, and painting certified to remodel buildings built before 1978. This class
    covers lead-safe work practices to prevent lead contamination including containing the work area, minimizing dust, and
    cleanup. Participants who successfully complete this class will be EPA certified.
    • Course # CEU 0760 70
      .8 CEUs
      Tue., Mar. 10
      8 a.m.–5 p.m.
      Location: SH 217
      Instructor: CS Consulting
      Cost: $225
      Registration deadline: Feb. 20
  • Supercharge Your Smartphone
    Smartphones and other gadgets can be great assets if used wisely. This fun class will cover a range of tech tips and tool s
    aimed at improving your productivity, security, and enjoyment in the digital age. Learn how to use a password manager for
    better security, manage your data usage, take better pictures, and set up your phone to receive notifications under userdefined
    conditions. We will cover the most popular types of smartphones.
    • Course # CEU 1070 80
      .6 CEUs
      Tue. and Thur., Feb. 24 and 26
      5:30–8:30 p.m.
      Location: LH 185
      Instructor: Phil Ellsworth
      Cost: $80
  • QuickBooks: Beyond the Basics
    Learn how to use QuickBooks to account for some of the trickier business transactions. This class will focus on how to record
    uncommon transactions, such as online banking, employee advances and purchases, petty cash, NSF checks, voiding
    prior period transactions, electronic transactions, vendor and customer credits, using customer price levels, tracking vehicle
    mileage, report filters, and recording bad debt.
    • Course # CEU 1152 60
      .4 CEUs
      Sat., Jan. 24
      8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
      Location: BU 125
      Instructor: Heather Hudson, CPA, Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
      Cost: $95
  • QuickBooks: For Contractors
    Customize QuickBooks and make it a powerful tool for the construction industry. You will learn how to efficiently set up
    required fields, track customer and vendor activity, better manage customer down payments, monitor subcontractor bids and
    payments, and manage payroll. We will discuss ways to allocate overhead to jobs and create job cost and other reports beneficial
    for contractors.
    • Course # CEU 1150 70
      .6 CEU
      Sat., Feb. 21
      8 a.m.–2 p.m.
      Location: BU 125
      Instructor: Heather Hudson, CPA, Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
      Cost: $170
  • QuickBooks: Fundamentals
    Explore QuickBooks fundamentals, such as basic program features and how to create a company file in this introductory
    class. We will cover recording checks and deposits, reconciling bank accounts, setting up customer and vendor records, entering
    and reconciling credit card transactions, recording nonsufficient funds (NSF) transactions, and basic reports. Discover how easy
    QuickBooks is to use.
    • Course # CEU 1153 60
      .4 CEUs
      Sat., Jan. 10
      8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
      Location: BU 125
      Instructor: Heather Hudson, CPA, Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
      Cost: $95
  • QuickBooks: Payroll
    Learn how to use QuickBooks to develop a payroll system that works for your business. Learn how to set up employee
    records, prepare and process payroll, make tax liability payments, develop quarterly and annual payroll reports,
    track payroll by class or department, and use advanced payroll additions (reimbursements) and deductions (cafeteria
    elections, retirement contributions, garnishments). We will discuss electronic, computerized, and paperless payroll
    options and reports you can customize for your business.
    • Course # CEU 1154 60
      .4 CEUs
      Sat., Feb. 7
      8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
      Location: BU 125
      Instructor: Heather Hudson, CPA, Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
      Cost: $95
  • QuickBooks: To Manage Your Business
    Manage your business better with QuickBooks. We will focus on accounts receivable and accounts payable transactions and
    processes, such as trading customer and vendor balances; critical management features including the Loan Manager,
    budgets, and form templates; and tips for generating and memorizing reports.
    • Course # CEU 1155 60
      .4 CEUs
      Sat., Jan. 17
      8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
      Location: BU 125
      Instructor: Heather Hudson, CPA, Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
      Cost: $95
  • What to Consider when Starting a Business
    Turn your great idea into a business. We will discuss the steps to starting your own business, the unknowns that usually take
    new business owners by surprise, and how to determine the viability of your idea and market that idea to your target market.
    • Course # CEU 0515 70
      .2 CEUs
      Tue., Feb. 17
      6:30–8:30 p.m.
      Location: LH 170
      Instructor: Dana Volney
      Cost: $60
    • Course # CEU 0515 80
      .2 CEUs
      Tue., Mar. 24
      6:30–8:30 p.m.
      Location: GW 223
      Instructor: Dana Volney
      Cost: $60
  • Words on the Web: Maximize your Online Identity
    Building an online identity can bring awareness to your business and brand, while increasing your visibility in the marketplace.
    Regular maintenance and development of this identity with blogs and posts will grow your audience. Participants will learn how
    to create, design, and maintain a personal Web page, along with social media identities. Whether you have an online presence
    or you are new to the Web and blogging, this class guides participants through a variety of important topics including basic
    website and blog design, the importance of post length and frequency, attracting new readers and keeping them, and Web
    etiquette.
    • Course # CEU 1062 60
      1.2 CEUs
      Wed., Feb. 4 to Mar. 11
      6:30–8:30 p.m.
      Location: LH 183
      Instructor: Matt Roberts
      Cost: $120
  • Words That Work: The Dynamics of Effective Conversation
    Have more satisfying communication at work, in your family, and in other groups. Missed opportunities for connection,
    understanding, growth, creativity, and problem solving can be frustrating. This class is based on connected or needsbased
    communication developed by psychologist Dr. Marshall Rosenberg. It offers a fresh approach to enhancing conversation
    and working with conflict in your life. Bring a copy of “Choosin Peace: New Ways to Communicate to Reduce Stress, Create
    Connection, and Resolve Conflict” by Ike Lasater and John Kinyon to class.
    • Course # CEU 0516 60
      1.6 CEUs
      Mon., Jan. 26 to Mar. 30 (No class on Feb. 2 and 16)
      6–8 p.m.
      Location: LH 185
      Instructor: Marilyn Mullen, MA
      Cost: $85
OCCUPATIONAL SPANISH
Occupational Spanish is a nongrammar-based approach to teaching focused, job-specific commands. Participants will
learn industry specific words and phrases that will help them communicate with Spanish-speaking people in the workplace.
  • Spanish for Contractors
    This class provides non-Spanish construction workers language skills to be able to communicate with non-English co-workers
    and clients. The book will be provided. No prior knowledge of Spanish is necessary.
    • Course # CEU 0194 70
      1.5 CEUs
      Mon. and Wed., Mar. 2 to Apr. 1
      5:30 –7 p.m.
      Location: LH 286
      Instructor: Patricia Montalvo
      Cost: $189
  • Spanish for Nursing
    This class provides non-Spanish speaking nurses with communication and cultural tools to help provide medical care
    and attention to Spanish-speaking patients with an emphasis on quality patient care. No prior knowledge of Spanish is
    necessary.
    • Course # CEU 0190 60
      1.5 CEUs
      Tue. and Thur., Feb. 10 to Mar. 12
      5–6:30 p.m.
      Location: LH 286
      Instructor: Patricia Montalvo
      Cost: $189
  • Spanish for Physical Therapy
    This class will provide non-Spanish speaking physical therapists with communication tools to help provide medical care to
    Spanish-speaking patients. The book will be provided. No prior Spanish is necessary.
    • Course # CEU 0193 60
      1.5 CEUs
      Tue. and Thur., Jan. 13 to Feb. 12
      5–6:30 p.m.
      Location: LH 286
      Instructor: Patricia Montalvo
      Cost: $189
  • Spanish for School Administrators, Teachers, and Support Staff
    This class provides Spanish language skills to help school personnel communicate with Spanish-speaking parents,
    visitors, and children. No prior knowledge of Spanish is necessary.
    • Course # CEU 0191 80
      1.5 CEUs
      Tue. and Thur., Mar. 24 to Apr. 23
      4–5:30 p.m.
      Location: LH 286
      Instructor: Patricia Montalvo
      Cost: $189


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SPRING 2015
  • Android: Beginner Tablets and Phones
    This class is for the absolute beginner or for someone who wants to learn more about the Android operating system and loading
    music and photos. We will cover settings, setting up your Google account and email, backing up, Google apps, purchasing apps,
    and web surfing. Bring your devices to class.
    • Course # CEU 1140 60
      .3 CEUs
      Wed., Jan. 28
      6–8:30 p.m.
      Location: GW 222
      Instructor: Don Lewis
      Cost: $45
    • Course # CEU 1140 61
      .3 CEUs
      Sat., Feb. 7
      9:30–noon
      Location: GW 218
      Instructor: Don Lewis
      Cost: $45
  • Cyber Safety
    Keep your computer safe and secure by applying desktop and Internet security foundations and procedures. Learn how to
    respond to threats and attacks and develop an incident response. We will cover how to protect children and your identity in the
    digital age.
    • Course # CEU 1069 70
      .6 CEUs
      Sat., Mar. 14
      9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
      Location: GW 222
      Instructor: Tonya Nichols
      Cost: $80
  • Get to Know Your Mac
    Get the answers to all your Mac laptop how-to and difficult questions. Bring your laptop to class.
    • Course # CEU 1001 80
      .3 CEUs
      Sat., Apr. 18
      9 a.m.–noon
      Location: GW 222
      Instructor: Kari Eighmy
      Cost: $45
  • Get to Know Your PC: Windows 8.1
    Get the answers to all your PC laptop how-to and difficult questions. Bring your laptop to class. Download Windows 8.1
    prior to class.
    • Course # CEU 1100 70
      .3 CEUs
      Sat., Feb. 28
      9 a.m.–noon
      Location: GW 222
      Instructor: Kari Eighmy
      Cost: $45
  • Google in the Cloud
    This introductory class will help you get the most out of Google apps and services. We will discuss setup and use of Google
    Drive, Doc, Sheets, and Slides. We will cover Gmail, Google Contacts, and Google Calendar. By using these services you will
    be able to keep your phone, tablet, and computer in sync with each other.
    • Course # CEU 1030 60
      .3 CEUs
      Wed., Feb. 4
      6–8:30 p.m.
      Location: GW 222
      Instructor: Don Lewis
      Cost: $45
    • Course # CEU 1030 61
      .3 CEUs
      Sat., Feb. 14
      9:30–noon
      Location: GW 222
      Instructor: Don Lewis
      Cost: $45
  • iPad: Beginner
    This class is for the absolute beginner or someone who wants to learn more about iOS 8 (the latest operating system). We will
    cover iPad settings, setting up your iTunes account, backing up, resident apps, purchasing apps, web surfing, and setting
    up your email. You will need your iTunes account information (including password) to access iTunes or purchase any app
    (including free apps). This class is for iPad 2 or newer devices. Bring your iPad to class with iOS 8 installed.
    • Course # CEU 1141 60
      .25 CEUs
      Wed., Jan. 28
      6–8:30 p.m.
      Location: GW 218
      Instructor: Karel Mathisen
      Cost: $45
    • Course # CEU 1141 61
      .25 CEUs
      Sat., Feb. 7
      9:30–noon
      Location: GW 207
      Instructor: Karel Mathisen
      Cost: $45
  • iPad: Intermediate
    Get the most out of your iPad and enhance your productivity. Learn user tips and tricks, including using iTunes, helpful app s
    to get started, syncing with iTunes, organizing, and personal and professional uses of the iPad. This class is the next class
    after “iPad Beginner.” Bring your iPad to class updated with iOS 8.
    • Course # CEU 1142 60
      .25 CEUs
      Wed., Feb. 4
      6–8:30 p.m.
      Location: GW 218
      Instructor: Daniel Dike
      Cost: $45
    • Course # CEU 1142 70
      .25 CEUs
      Sat., Feb. 21
      9–11:30 a.m.
      Location: GW 222
      Instructor: Daniel Dike
      Cost: $45
  • Microsoft Excel: Basic
    This hands-on introduction to spreadsheets includes how to create, edit, format, print, and work with multiple worksheets;
    create charts, templates, and tables; apply formulas and functions; and use custom number formatting. You should have
    a basic understanding of computers to take this class, otherwise, consider taking “Introduction to Computers” prior to taking this
    class. Bring a jump drive to class.
    • Course # CEU 1111 60
      .6 CEUs
      Sat., Jan. 24
      9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
      Location: GW 222
      Instructor: Tonya Nichols
      Cost: $80
    • Course # CEU 1111 61
      .6 CEUs
      Sat., Jan. 31
      9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
      Location: GW 222
      Instructor: Kari Eighmy
      Cost: $80
    • Course # CEU 1111 62
      .6 CEUs
      Tue. and Thur., Jan. 20 and 22
      6–9 p.m.
      Location: GW 222
      Instructor: Kari Eighmy
      Cost: $80
    • Course # CEU 1111 70
      .6 CEUs
      Tue. and Thur., Mar. 10 and 12
      6–9 p.m.
      Location: GW 223
      Instructor: Kari Eighmy
      Cost: $80
    • Course # CEU 1111 80
      .6 CEUs
      Sat., Apr.11
      9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
      Location: GW 222
      Instructor: Kari Eighmy
      Cost: $80
  • Microsoft Excel: Intermediate
    This intermediate class is for people who have completed “Microsoft Excel: Beginner” or have experience using Excel
    software. Topics include managing workbooks, using tables, automating table data, enhancing charts and worksheets, sharing
    Excel files, and incorporating Web information. Bring a jump drive to class.
    • Course # CEU 1112 70
      .6 CEU
      Sat., Feb. 21
      9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
      Location: BU 307
      Instructor: Tonya Nichols
      Cost: $80
  • Microsoft Excel: Advanced
    This advanced class is for people who have completed “Microsoft Excel II 2007: Intermediate” or have extensive
    experience using Excel software. Topics include using “what-if” analysis, analyzing data with pivot tables, exchanging data with
    other programs, and advanced worksheet management.
    • Course # CEU 1113 70
      .6 CEUs
      Tue. and Thur., Feb. 17 and 19
      6–9 p.m.
      Location: BU 125
      Instructor: Kari Eighmy
      Cost: $80
    • Course # CEU 1113 71
      .6 CEUs
      Sat., Mar. 7
      9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
      Location: BU 125
      Instructor: Kari Eighmy
      Cost: $80
    • Course # CEU 1113 80
      .6 CEUs
      Sat., May 16
      9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
      Location: BU 125
      Instructor: Kari Eighmy
      Cost: $80
  • Microsoft PowerPoint: Basic
    This hands-on introductory class will help you transform your ideas into extraordinary professional slideshow presentations,
    presenter notes, and audience handouts. You will learn how to create, modify, enhance, and customize your presentation.
    Participants should have a basic understanding of computers, otherwise, consider taking “Introduction to Computers” prior to
    taking this class.
    • Course # CEU 1121 60
      .6 CEUs
      Sat., Jan. 24
      9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
      Location: GW 218
      Instructor: Kari Eighmy
      Cost: $80
    • Course # CEU 1121 80
      .6 CEUs
      Tue. and Thur., May 12 and 14
      6–9 p.m.
      Location: GW 218
      Instructor: Kari Eighmy
      Cost: $80
  • Microsoft Word: Basic
    This hands-on introduction to word processing covers how to create, edit, and format documents, use spell check,
    grammar check, and the thesaurus, create and format tables, and print documents. You should have a basic understanding
    of computers to take this class, otherwise, consider taking “Introduction to Computers” prior to taking this class.
    • Course # CEU 1101 60
      .6 CEUs
      Sat., Jan. 10
      9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
      Location: GW 222
      Instructor: Kari Eighmy
      Cost: $80
    • Course # CEU 1101 61
      .6 CEUs
      Tue. and Thur., Feb. 3 and 5
      6–9 p.m.
      Location: GW 222
      Instructor: Kari Eighmy
      Cost: $80
    • Course # CEU 1101 62
      .6 CEUs
      Sat., Feb. 7
      9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
      Location: BU 307
      Instructor: Tonya Nichols
      Cost: $80
    • Course # CEU 1101 70
      .6 CEUs
      Sat., Mar. 21
      9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
      Location: GW 222
      Instructor: Kari Eighmy
      Cost: $80
    • Course # CEU 1101 80
      .6 CEUs
      Tue. and Thur., Apr. 21 and 23
      6–9 p.m.
      Location: GW 222
      Instructor: Kari Eighmy
      Cost: $80
  • Microsoft Word: Intermediate
    This intermediate class is for people who have experience using word processing software. Participants will learn how to
    create graphics, merge documents, create and use styles and templates, and develop multi-page documents.
    • Course # CEU 1104 80
      .6 CEUs
      Sat., Apr. 4
      9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
      Location: GW 222
      Instructor: Tonya Nichols
      Cost: $80
  • Microsoft Word: Advanced
    This advanced class is for people who have extensive experience using Word software. Topics include integrating
    Word with other applications, advanced graphics, building forms, charts and diagrams, and customizing Word with
    macros. Bring a jump drive to class.
    • Course # CEU 1103 60
      .6 CEUs
      Sat., Feb. 14
      9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
      Location: GW 223
      Instructor: Kari Eighmy
      Cost: $80
    • Course # CEU 1103 80
      .6 CEUs
      Tue. and Thur., Mar. 31 and Apr. 2
      6–9 p.m.
      Location: GW 222
      Instructor: Kari Eighmy
      Cost: $80
    • Course # CEU 1103 81
      .6 CEUs
      Sat., May 2
      9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
      Location: GW 222
      Instructor: Kari Eighmy
      Cost: $80
  • PC Maintenance
    Learn to maintain your computer, including how to change software and hardware settings, set up a manageable file
    structure, find lost files, defrag a hard drive, scan for errors, troubleshoot problems, and determine if you should take your
    computer to the repair shop or fix it yourself. You will learn what to change and what not to touch, backup and security options,
    and buying tips.
    • Course # CEU 1067 60
      .6 CEUs
      Sat., Jan. 10
      9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
      Location: GW 223
      Instructor: Tonya Nichols
      Cost: $80
  • WordPress
    Create a website or blog using WordPress, a free downloadable software. We will set up a website and learn how to obtain a
    domain name, add plugins using HTML, work with images, setup security with WebFence, and use the search engine
    optimization Google Analytics to track website traffic. Bring a jump drive to class.
    • Course # CEU 1006 80
      .6 CEUs
      Sat., Apr. 18
      9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
      Location: GW 218
      Instructor: Tonya Nichols
      Cost: $80


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"The training that Wyoming Machinery Company has receive from Casper College has been extraordinary. The instructors boosted our employees knowledge and confidence in their skills tremendously!"

Enoch Hart/Training Coordinator/Instructor/ Wyoming Machinery Co.

 

ClassCustomized Training

The Center for Training and Development at Casper College is your link to quality, customized training. Increase productivity and gain a competitive advantage by providing your employees with training that is:

  • Designed to meet the needs
    of your employees and organization
  • Cost effective
  • Taught by qualified instructors
  • Provide on site, on campus, or online
  • Offered at convenient dates and times

 

  • Sampling of Customized Training Offered
    • Leadership and Management
    • Leading change
    • Team building
    • Generational differences
    • Conflict resolution
    • Myers-Briggs

  • Computer Technology
    • Microsoft Office
    • Quckbooks
    • Outlook
    • CAD
  • Communications
    • Professional writing
    • Public speaking
    • Sales
    • PowerPoint presentations
    • Spanish in the workplace

  • Healthcare
    • First aid
    • CPR
    • Coding
    • Health IT
    • Phlebotomy
  • Customer Service
    • Frontline service
    • Internal and external customers
    • Customer service culture

  • Safety
    • MSHA and OSHA
    • HAZWOPER
    • High angle rescue
    • Emergency service
    • Confined spaces
    • Forklift Safety


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Gatlin's non-credit courses are designed for individuals looking to switch career paths, obtain advanced training and certification, or for first time job seekers who need specialized training. The courses are all open enrollment and self-paced, and students are paired with a personal instructor. Courses take an average of 90 days to complete and provide training for entry-level positions.

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These online courses run for six weeks. They are project-oriented and includes lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary resources, and more. You can complete any of the approved courses entirely from your home or office and at any time of the day or night. Earn 1.5 PTSB credit.

Follow these easy steps:

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ETE
Empower    Train    Employ
| Upcoming Programs | Checklist | Employers | Partners | FAQ |
For program details, please contact:

268-2124

Empower Train Employ (formerly known as ETSS) is a grant funded program at Casper College through the Department of Family Services. Each year, research and needs assessments are conducted to locate industries and occupations with high growth rates or a demonstrated need for qualified employees. ETE develops training programs for these areas. The training received is designed for participants to fill gaps in the local labor market and includes targeted courses to encourage professionalism and job retention.

The training is provided at no cost to participants. ETE recognizes the hardships that parents may face as they try to better themselves and continue to provide for their families, and in many cases the program can provide financial assistance or referrals to help with the cost of transportation, interview clothing, job screening, living, and more.

Though time commitments vary greatly for each program, participants will typically attend training for 8 to 20 weeks with a time commitment of 20-30 hours a week.

Heating, Venting, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
This course provides free HVAC training for maintenance
workers, HVAC apprentices, or those interested in starting a
career in this exciting field.
• Secure field – cannot be outsourced and will always
require people
• Flexible schedule
• Bright Outlook career – expecting a large increase in jobs
available (O*NET OnLine)
• High demand in the maintenance industry
• Great start for anyone who wishes to seek a career in
HVAC, sheet metal, plumbing, electrical work, welding,
or maintenance
• The reported median income is $43,880 annually
(O*NET OnLine)
• Training includes knowledge of codes, ability to use basic
tools, hands-on skill practice, and knowledge of available
career paths
Certain restrictions may apply. Contact Ashley Mikels at
307-268-2124 to see if you qualify for this opportunity.
Training is provided by the Casper College Empower Train
Employ Program through the Department of Family Services’
FBI grant.

  • Requirements for Participants:
    • Be a parenting adult (children must be 17 years or younger)
    • Income qualify (contact for further guidelines)
    • Complete an interview and program screenings
    • Commit to attend all class and program sessions
  • Participants Receive:
    • Hands-on skills training
    • Life skills training
    • Professional development
    • Continuing education credits
    • Community involvement
    • Books and supplies

Upcoming Programs:

Next . . .

 

Coming Soon . . .


Checklist:
  1. Contact Ashley Mikels at (307) 268-2124 or as soon as possible to be placed on the interview list.
    You will be asked to provide the following information:
    • Full name
    • Contact information
    • Number of children and child age
    • Marital Status
    • Current employment information
    • Household income

  2. Wait for Ashley to contact you to schedule an interview (one or two months before program begins).
    You will need to bring the following to the interview:
    • Driver’s License or State Issued ID
    • Social Security Card or Birth Certificate
    • Verification of parenthood in the form of a social security card or birth certificate for each childs
    • Verification of household income

  3. Wait for notification of acceptance into ETE.
    Upon acceptance, you may be required to attend a meeting with Ashley to go over any initial requirements or expectations.

  4. Attend all training as scheduled.
    • Throughout the training, you may schedule meetings with Ashley or Casper College Career Services to receive individual assistance with applying for jobs, resumes, and cover letters.
    • In addition, Ashley can also provide assistance with goal setting, financial issues and budgeting, and community referrals.

  5. Seek employment.
    • Casper College Career Services and Casper Workforce Center are here to assist you with this.
    • Ashley may notify you of jobs that become available and assist with applying.

  6. Follow up with Ashley after training.
    • You will be contacted once a month to provide an update on employment status, wage data, and job retention.
    • Notify Ashley of employment prior to the first day to receive additional assistance (job supplies, screenings, or related costs).

Employers:

Notify us if you have opportunities for potential employment, job shadowing, or further training. ETE also welcomes suggestions for future programs and feedback on program success. Contact us to request flyers for our latest programs or to be placed on the email list for program updates.

 


Partners:
 

ETE welcomes a number of businesses, local organizations, and individuals as partners, providing support, referrals, educational opportunities, services, or supplies for participants. Thank you to each of you:

  • Casper Area Economic Development Alliance
  • Casper Area Transportation Coalition
  • Casper College Adult Learning Center
  • Casper College Career Services
  • Central Wyoming Rescue Mission
  • Cent$ible Nutrition
  • Community Action
  • Davidson Mechanical
  • Department of Family Services
  • Department of Workforce Services
  • Ferguson Plumbing
  • First Interstate Bank
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Interfaith of Natrona County
  • Life Net
  • Med Form of Casper
  • Mercer Family Resource Center
  • Roto Rooter
  • Seton House
  • Teton Buildings

FAQ:
  • If I do not have a high school diploma, HiSET, or GED, do I qualify for the program?
    You still qualify for the program, but you must be making progress toward obtaining HiSET. Casper College’s Adult Learning Center can help with this.

  • If I have a criminal history, do I qualify for the program?
    This is dependent upon the specific occupation that you are interested in training for. ETE will not train you in an occupation if there is no chance of you being successful in this occupation due to previous criminal convictions.

  • Do I have to be a single mom in order to qualify?
    Absolutely not. The requirements state that you must be a parenting adult, so rather you’re a mother or father, single or married, you meet this requirement.

  • I interviewed and was not accepted for the program. What do I do now?
    You will have the opportunity to interview for another program in the future if you remain in contact with the program advisor. The class may have been too full to accept you or you may need to address some obstacles prior to being accepted.
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H-1B Technical Skills Training Program
| CHECKLIST | CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT | DENTAL ASSISTANT | IV THERAPY | RN REFRESHER |

The H-1B Technical Skills Training program funds projects that provide training and related activities to workers to assist them in gaining the skills and competencies needed to obtain or upgrade employment in high-growth industries and economic sectors. Funds are used to provide job training and related activities to assist workers in gaining the skills and competencies needed to obtain or upgrade employment positions in high-growth industries and economic sectors. The target population for this grant includes, but is not limited to, long-term unemployed and veterans.

Candidates for education and training funded through these grants should not be at the beginning of a career pathway (entry-level training is prohibited). Eligible participants must be permitted to work in the US, possess a high school diploma/GED, be 18 year or older and have completed some post-secondary education or work experience that is in the field of study in the defined career pathway.

The participant should consider the probability to complete the coursework, secure employment, and remain employed in the career path chosen through this grant for at least one three quarters following the training program completion. The ultimate goal is for the participant to secure employment in the goal occupation for which they are trained and remain in unsubsidized employment for three or more quarters following training. Each student will complete all required applications and tracking forms to ensure grant program outcomes. Participant enrollment, tracking, and wage data are requirements under this grant.


CHECKLIST for H-1B Grant Training Programs:

  1. CC Contact Jennifer Pepple at 307-268-3060 or jenniferpepple@caspercollege.edu to receive program paperwork and information.

  2. CC Call 307-268-3060 to schedule an appointment to return completed paperwork, interview, discuss program requirements and expectations.
    Bring the following items to your interview: proof of eligibility to work in the United States, school documentation (HS Diploma/GED, college transcripts, licensure, etc.), CPR Certification, and military discharge papers, if applicable.
    • Visit wyomingatwork.com to create a Wyoming at Work account prior to meeting. Bring in copy of account creation confirmation.
    • Provide a copy of your resume to the program advisor to be retained in your file.
    • RN Refresher participants must provide the additional items noted in the student responsibility section of the course outline.

  3. CC Notification of acceptance into H1B program: This step is your final acceptance into your career training through the H1B grant. Upon registration, you will receive confirmation from Casper College which will include class dates, time, and location.

  4. CC Job preparation, application and employment: Participants will be able to obtain assistance with resume writing, job application, interviewing and job search strategies training in partnership with the Casper Department of Workforce Services and Casper College Career Services Center.
    • Participants will be required to actively seek employment with support from Casper College Career Services Center and the Casper Workforce Center.
    • Provide a copy of resume to case manager to be retained in your file, as well as a list of employers where you have applied.

  5. CC Follow up with case manager throughout and after training: Participants are required to contact case manager with updates and questions related to the training program, employment status, wage data, and changes to contact information. Tracking will take place for one year following program completion.

  6. CC Continuation to Advanced Degree: Career pathway continuation to industry degree – speak with a career counselor.
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Certified Medical Assistant

CMAsMedical Assistants perform routine clinical tasks to keep medical offices running smoothly including administering medications, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and maintaining clinical equipment.

  • 15 week program. Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6:00-9:30; Saturday sessions from 9:00-4:30p
  • 140 Classroom Hours and 160 Clinical hours (optional)
  • Tuition $2,639 to CCI and $180 to Casper College
  • Participants receive CPR certification and NHA certification
  • Grant may also cover fees, books and supplies.
  • Next session: February 10 - May 4

Summary Report for 31-9092.00 - Medical Assistants

Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician. (www.onetonline.org)

Sample of reported job titles:
Medical Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Doctor's Assistant, Medical Office Assistant, Optometric Assistant, Clinical Assistant, Ophthalmic Technician, Optometric Technician, Outpatient Surgery Assistant
(www.onetonline.org)

CMAs
State and National Trends
United States Employment Percent
Change
Job
Openings (1)
2010 2020
Medical Assistants 527,600 690,400 +31% 24,380
Wyoming Employment Percent
Change
Job
Openings (1)
2010 2020
Medical Assistants 500 630 +26% 70
(1) Job Openings refers to the average annual job openings due to growth and net replacement.

State and National Wages
Location Pay
Period
2012
10% 25% Median 75% 90%
United States Hourly $10.14 $11.99 $14.12 $17.01 $19.99
Yearly $21,100 $24,900 $29,400 $35,400 $41,600
Wyoming Hourly $10.85 $12.43 $14.30 $16.60 $18.13
Yearly          
(www.careerinfonet.org)
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Dental Assistant Program

DMADental Assistants keep the office running smoothly and provide important support for the dentist including preparation of the work area, making patients comfortable, taking and processing x-rays and perform other office management tasks.

  • 8 week program. Monday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 5:30-8:30; Saturdays 8:00-12:00. Monday and Wednesday classes at Casper College; Thursday and Saturday classes at Hilltop Family Dental.
  • Tuition $925
  • Participants receive CPR certification and X-Ray certification
  • Grant may also cover fees, books and supplies.
  • Next session: TBA

Summary Report for 31-9091.00 - Dental Assistants

Assist dentist, set up equipment, prepare patient for treatment, and keep records.
(www.onetonline.org)

Sample of reported job titles:
Dental Assistant, Registered Dental Assistant (RDA), Certified Dental Assistant (CDA), Expanded Duties Dental Assistant (EDDA), Orthodontic Assistant, Certified Registered Dental Assistant, Oral Surgery Assistant, Surgical Dental Assistant, Expanded Dental Assistant, Expanded Duty Dental Assistant.t. (www.onetonline.org)

DMA
State and National Trends
United States Employment Percent
Change
Job
Openings (1)
2010 2020
Dental Assistants 297,200 388,900 +31% 15,400
Wyoming Employment Percent
Change
Job
Openings (1)
2010 2020
Dental Assistants 530 680 +29% 70
(1) Job Openings refers to the average annual job openings due to growth and net replacement.

State and National Wages
Location Pay
Period
2012
10% 25% Median 75% 90%
United States Hourly $11.32 $13.64 $16.59 $19.86 $22.87
Yearly $23,500 $28,400 $34,500 $41,300 $47,600
Wyoming Hourly $12.16 $13.54 $16.05 $18.51 $21.05
Yearly $25,300 $28,200 $33,400 $38,500 $43,800
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IV Therapy

IV TherapyThe State of Wyoming requires all LPN’s to obtain IV Therapy recertification every two years. Participants must attend both days of class, pass a final exam with a score of 80% or higher, complete 16 hours of clinical time within six (6) weeks, and successfully start three IV’s in the clinical setting to obtain recertification. This class uses Wyoming State Board of nursing approved curriculum. LPN license required.

  • 2 day program. Saturday and Sunday 8a-5p
  • Tuition $340
  • Participant receive IV Therapy certification
  • Grant may also cover license fees and books.
  • Next session: November 8-9; March 13-14

Summary Report for 29-2061.00 – Licensed Practical Nurses

Care for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions. May work under the supervision of a registered nurse. Licensing required.

State and National Trends
United States Employment Percent
Change
Job
Openings (1)
2010 2022
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 738,400 921,300 +25% 36,310
Wyoming Employment Percent
Change
Job
Openings (1)
2010 2020
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 800 1,000 +25% 110
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IV


State and National Wages
Location Pay
Period
2012
10% 25% Median 75% 90%
United States Hourly $14.89 $16.82 $19.97 $23.26 $27.58
Yearly $31,000 $35,000 $41,500 $48,400 $57,400
Wyoming Hourly $15.65 $17.31 $19.82 $22.53 $25.48
Yearly $32,600 $36,000 $41,200 $46,900 $53,000
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RN Refresher

DMAThis self-study refresher course was developed to help registered nurses review and update their nursing knowledge and skills. This course is offered over the internet and may be completed in one’s home community at a pace and time which best meets individual needs, over a six-month period of time. This course has been approved by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing.

  • 16 week online program (three month completion time)
  • 80 hours clinical time (three month completion time)
  • Tuition $925
  • Participants are eligible to apply for RN license
  • Grant may also cover books and license fees.
  • Participants are responsible for coordination of clinical time, liability insurance, immunizations, background check, drug screens, CPR Certification, scrubs, and any other requirements of clinical sites or state licensing agency.
  • Next session: beginning January 12, 2015

Summary Report for 29-1141.00 - Registered Nurses

Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.
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Sample of reported job titles:
Dental Assistant, Registered Dental Assistant (RDA), Certified Dental Assistant (CDA), Expanded Duties Dental Assistant (EDDA), Orthodontic Assistant, Certified Registered Dental Assistant, Oral Surgery Assistant, Surgical Dental Assistant, Expanded Dental Assistant, Expanded Duty Dental Assistant.t. (www.onetonline.org)

RN
State and National Trends
United States Employment Percent
Change
Job
Openings (1)
2010 2020
Registered Nurses 2,737,400 3,449,300 +26% 120,740
Wyoming Employment Percent
Change
Job
Openings (1)
2010 2020
Registered Nurses 5,130 6,460 +26% 660
(1) Job Openings refers to the average annual job openings due to growth and net replacement.

State and National Wages
Location Pay
Period
2012
10% 25% Median 75% 90%
United States Hourly $21.65 $25.80 $31.48 $37.84 $45.54
Yearly $45,000 $53,700 $65,500 $78,700 $94,700
Wyoming Hourly $21.65 $24.98 $28.67 $33.75 $37.54
Yearly $45,000 $52,000 $59,600 $70,200 $78,100
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Activities Professional Program

Beginning fall 2012, students will earn a certificate of completion that is recognized as satisfying the State of Wyoming Training Course to be a qualified Activities Professional. This move allows the Training Courses to be offered more quickly and effectively to our workers in long-term care facilities.

For more information, Please contact Ann Dalton and view this brochure.

Some Frequently Asked Questions:

  • What do an activities professionals do?
    • Activities professionals provide elderly and disabled clients opportunities to pursue social, mental, creative, spiritual and recreational activities. They plan and implement activity programs for residents that enhance their quality of life. Whether planning a holiday party, playing bingo or leading a stretching class, activities professionals work to provide a better quality of life for their clients. Activities include everything from field trips, games, exercise and crafts to videos, dancing and scrapbooking.

  • Where do activities professionals work?
    • Activities professionals work in long-term care nursing homes, swing bed or subacute units, retirement homes, assisted living centers, boarding homes, adult daycare facilities and senior centers.

  • How much are activities professionals paid?
    • According to a 2005 national activity professional association survey, activity professionals can make between $10 and $19 per hour. Wages are dependent upon facilities, so this is just an estimate.

Casper College APRO Courses:

  • The two-year State Approved and Required APRO program will be compressed into one year.

  • At the time of completion, you will have finished the entire National Certification Council for Activity Professionals Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals (NCCAP/MEPAP) Wyoming State Qualifying professional requirement of OBRA Regulation f tag 249 to direct a long-term care activity program. This is one of the major education components to becoming Nationally Certified, as well as being a State Qualified Activity Professional! This is the only Wyoming based State Approved Activity Course.

  • This Course provides 180 hours of contact class time (instructor with students), along with 180 hours of Practicum’s completion in their home care community. For those of students whom have completed the first APRO year, or even a semester of it, you can start later in the year, to finish! Casper College offers this on campus, with 30 CEU's.
STARS Training Series for Childcare Providers
Wyoming licensed childcare providers are required to take 30 hours of approved continuing education every two years.
The Wyoming Children’s Action Alliance has approved the following classes for STARS credits. Grants are available for
Wyoming licensed childcare program owners for professional development for themselves and their staff through the
Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Wyoming Quality Counts program. The application is available at
wyqualitycounts.org. Applications must be submitted at least 45 days in advance of the class
For more information:
Sarah Schneider
307-268-3847 or sarahschneider@caspercollege.edu
or visit caspercollege.edu/ctd

NOTE: Grants are available for Wyoming licensed childcare program owners for professional development activities for themselves and their staff through the
Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Wyoming Quality Counts program. Grant applications must be submitted at least 45 days in advance of the class.

  • ABCs of Professionalism
    Childcare is an important profession and being professional in all aspects of childcare is key to building good relationships
    with parents and between staff members. We will discuss techniques to handle difficult situations with positive outcomes
    and provide many ways to enhance your program. Learn how to bring professionalism into your childcare facility or home.
    This class meets one hour of Professionalism and one hour of Family, Community, and Culture STARS course requirements.
    Reference number 8264.
    • Course # CEU 1700 80
      .2 CEUs
      Mon., Apr. 13
      6–8 p.m.
      Location: GW 222
      Instructor: Jackie Kautzmann and Diane Krum
      Cost: $35
  • Fake It Until You Become It
    Understand the power of observation and its role in how others perceive you. Using this knowledge, we will review what it takes
    to make a great first and lasting impression. Participants will learn how appearance, body language, attitudes, and actions
    influence other people’s perception of us and how we can control the messages we send about ourselves. This class
    meets two hours Professionalism and Leadership STARS course requirements. Reference number 9081.
    • Course # CEU 1705 60
      .2 CEUs
      Thur., Feb. 5
      6–8 p.m.
      Location: GW 218
      Instructor: Becca Steinhoff and Kelsy Been
      Cost: $35
  • The Ins and Outs of Guidance and Discipline
    Disciplining can take the majority of your time and distract you from doing other activities. Join us for a look at effectiv e
    guidance and discipline technics that will help you overcome these distractions and make for a better experience for your staff
    and children. This class will provide guidance and discipline techniques to help in the early childhood classroom. We will
    discuss the positive way to guide children and help them develop self-discipline skills. This class meets two hours of STARS
    knowledge area requirements in guidance and discipline. Reference number 7024.
    • Course # CEU 1715 70
      .2 CEUs
      Tue., Mar. 3
      6–8 p.m.
      Location: GW 223
      Instructor: Jackie Kautzmann and Diane Krum
      Cost: $35
  • Parent Leadership Training Institute
    This leadership class on civics and democracy is for those who wish to improve the lifelong health, safety, and education of
    children, and learn how to become practiced change agents for the next generation. The core of parent leadership includes how
    to work with diversity, define needs, public speech, understand ordinances, and strategies for action. The training includes a
    retreat to develop the group and define a mission statement, parent leadership, politics, policy, and media, and a community project to
    practice these skills. PTSB and STARS credit is available. Family supports such as meals and childcare are included.
    • Course # CEU 1710 60
      6.8 CEUs
      Thur., Jan. 15 thru Jun. 4
      6–9 p.m.
      Location: YMCA
      Instructor: PLTI Instructors
      Cost: $150
  • The Wonderful World of Books
    Books offer us wonderful life lessons, exciting ways to express ourselves, and a world of imagination and creativity. Learn
    techniques to bring reading alive and to read aloud. We will share ideas and examples to take back to your program. Learn to share
    the wonder of books with the children in your care. This class meets one hour of Active Learning and one hour of Child Growth
    and Development STARS course requirements. Reference number 6812.
    • Course # CEU 1720 80
      .2 CEUs
      Wed., Apr. 22
      6–8 p.m.
      Location: GW 222
      Instructor: Jackie Kautzmann and Diane Krum
      Cost: $35
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