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Advanced Manufacturing Technician I (am/ist Certified)

the amt i program (am/ist i certified) prepares students for employment in the high-demand, high-paying field of modern manufacturing. this program prepares you for employment with companies that have implemented team-oriented design, production, quality, and maintenance systems within the manufacturing environment. american manufacturers are becoming increasingly dependent upon the use of high-tech equipment that involves multiple, integrated systems. it is critical that these companies be able to recruit and employ individuals who know how to operate, troubleshoot, and maintain this high-tech equipment. components of the program include: electrical circuits 1 electrical circuits 2 electric motor control 1 electric motor control 2 electronic sensors basic residential & commercial wiring industrial electrical wiring electrical power distribution electro-fluid power 1 programmable logic controllers 1 programmable logic controllers 2 programmable logic controllers 3 hydraulics 1 pneumatics 1 hydraulics 2 pneumatic maintenance hydraulic troubleshooting piping systems basic mechanical drives light duty v-belt & chain drives heavy duty v-belt & chain drives

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Advanced Manufacturing Technician Ii

the amt ii program (am/ist i certified) prepares students for employment in the high-demand, high-paying field of modern manufacturing. this program prepares you for employment with companies that have implemented team-oriented design, production, quality, and maintenance systems within the manufacturing environment. american manufacturers are becoming increasingly dependent upon the use of high-tech equipment that involves multiple, integrated systems. it is critical that these companies be able to recruit and employ individuals who know how to operate, troubleshoot, and maintain this high-tech equipment. components of the program include: electrical circuits 1 electrical circuits 2 electric motor control 1 electric motor control 2 electronic sensors basic residential & commercial wiring industrial electrical wiring electrical power distribution electro-fluid power 1 programmable logic controllers 1 programmable logic controllers 2 programmable logic controllers 3 hydraulics 1 pneumatics 1 hydraulics 2 pneumatic maintenance hydraulic troubleshooting piping systems basic mechanical drives light duty v-belt & chain drives heavy duty v-belt & chain drives electric motors & generators ac electronic drives process control 1 process control 2 mechanical drives 2 & 3 pneumatics 2 vibration analysis central lubrication centrifugal pumps gear & magnetic pumps

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Advanced Manufacturing Technology Ast Degree Program

the advanced manufacturing technology ast degree program in advanced manufacturing encompasses hands-on training courses in integrated systems of electrical, mechanical, and process control technology. these courses provide individuals with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in some of the most in-demand, well paid, and satisfying technical career opportunities available today.

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American Welding Society (aws) D1.1 Welding Certification Testing

cpi offers timed (6 hours) aws d1.1 certification testing. welders must bring proper safety gear (hoods, gloves, sleeves, etc...) and tools (chipping hammer, wire brush, etc...) with them for testing. test material and electrodes to the d1.1 code will be provided. successful completers will receive nationally recognized aws certification and credentials. aws qualification exams $319 per position.

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American Welding Society (aws) Pipe Certification Test

aws pipe certification test per applicable code/procedure.

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Anatomy & Physiology

this course is designed to give the student a basic knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of all body systems.

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Api / Asme Weld Certification Test

api / asme weld certification as per requested process / procedure.

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Automotive Technology

the automotive science & technology course provides a sequence of classroom and laboratory experiences that relate to the repair and maintenance of vehicles. included is the study of scientific and math principles related to auto maintenance, technical service manuals, internal combustion engines, electrical systems including computers, and all component parts of the motor vehicle. students will be prepared for entry-level employment as an automotive specialist and will have a general knowledge of all facets of the automotive servicing industry. upon completion of this course, the student may be employed in sales, maintenance, production, management, or vehicle road service.

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Basic Auto Body Repair/restoration

this course covers basic fundamentals of auto body repair and is ideal for the enthusiast interested in restoring/repairing his or her own vehicle. emphasis is placed on learning the basic repair methods stressing quality of repair.

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Basic Cake Decorating

this course is designed for anyone who would like to learn the basics of cake decorating. the class will cover basic flowers and icing techniques. theory and hands-on practice will be included in this class. each student will receive a kit which will include several tips, bags, and other essential decorating tools. food costs are included in the tuition.

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Basic Mechanical Blueprint Reading

this course will identify and explain lines, views, projections, dimensions, tolerances, fits, and geometric dimensions. this course will also cover the basics of sketching and dimensioning.

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Basic Pharmacology Course/ Online, Using The Blackboard Course Management System

this course provides the basic information related to the practical nurse’s responsibility, legal implications and quality assurance in the administration of medications, intravenous fluids as well as calculations of dosages. laboratory experiences include the preparation and the administration of medications, dosage calculation review, and intravenous insertion and care. hybrid course-online, classroom and laboratory instruction 44 total hours (8 hours lab, 4 hours/unit exams, 30 hours online instruction and 2 hours of blackboard orientation)

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Basic Refinishing

this course teaches the basics of spray gun maintenance and the procedures of spraying single stage, dual stage, and three stage vehicle finishes. students are responsible for purchasing their own respirator (approx. 30).

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Basics Of Masonry

for persons with home projects and those wanting to learn the masonry trades. this is a “hands-on” course using brick, block and stone that addresses bonds, building of walls, corners and piers.

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Bio­120 Introduction To Anatomy And Physiology I

introduction to anatomy and physiology i is the first of a two­course sequence. this is an introductory course in human anatomy and physiology and is designed for students enrolled in health science programs. this course provides a fundamental study of the human body including levels of organization, anatomical terms and basic concepts of biology biochemistry and basic principles of microbiology. topics include the normal structure and function of various body systems including the integumentary, skeletal, muscle, nervous, sensory, and cardiovascular systems. upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the fundamental principles of anatomy and physiology and their interrelationships.

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Bio­122 Introduction To Anatomy And Physiology Ii

introduction to anatomy and physiology ii is the second of a two-course sequence. this introductory course in human anatomy and physiology is designed for students enrolled in health science programs. this course continues the fundamental study of human anatomy and physiology including blood and immunity as well as the endocrine, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, urinary, reproductive, and lymphatic systems. upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the fundamental principles of anatomy and physiology and their interrelationships.

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Bus Operators Training (commercial Drivers License W/passenger Endorsement)

this course has been developed in cooperation with the centre area transportation authority (cata) to provide “soft skills” and customer service training in addition to training in the safe operation of passenger buses. classroom instruction will also prepare students to take the written portion of their cdl exam. after receiving the cdl permit, students will receive on-road as well as off-road driver skills training. upon completion of this training program, students will be prepared for employment as a driver of passenger buses.

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Business Performance Metrics

“if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it” is becoming a well-understood phrase in modern business. this course explores business performance measurements/metrics including the fundamentals of the “balanced scorecard” developed in the mid 90’s by drs. robert kaplan (harvard business school) and david norton as well as, some other industry standard metrics as established by the pittsburgh based supply chain council non-profit organization. this is a fifteen hour course.

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Bus­165 Small Business Management

this course is designed to provide the student with an overview of small business management, entrepreneurship and ownership. the student will learn the analysis of taking over an existing business versus starting a new business as well as concepts related to effective planning in small business, small business marketing & decisions regarding franchising. the course will conclude with a brief introduction to financial and personnel management in the small business environment.

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Carpentry

students in the carpentry program have the opportunity to earn one or more industry recognized certifications which qualify them for a variety of apprenticeships or entry level positions. course content covers shop and occupational safety, careers as a carpenter/cabinetmaker, use of hand tools, portable hand tools, stationary power woodworking machines, fasteners, lumber, blueprint reading and building codes, building and installing foundation forms, layout cutting and installing of floor and sill framing, layout cutting and installing of wall and partition framing, layout cutting and installing of ceiling framing, layout cutting and installing of roof framing, roofing materials and application and exterior wall coverings and trim. this course includes 30 hours of general construction outreach training in accordance with guidelines provided by the osha training institute.

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Category 2 - Motorcycles

additional category for the pennsylvania vehicle safety (state inspection) course. this course/category must be combined with the $220 pennsylvania state inspection course.

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Category 3 - Medium To Heavy Duty Truck & Bus

category 3 is an additional component available through the pennsylvania vehicle safety (state inspection) course. students must have a minimum of cdl b to add this component to their training. this course/category must also be combined with the $220 pennsylvania state inspection course.

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Category 4 Testing: Enhanced Vehicle Safety Inspector & Certified Document Reviewer

a certified evsi is authorized to perform enhanced vehicle safety inspections and review title applications and supporting documentation for the purpose of authorizing the issuance of a branded vehicle title for reconstructed, specially constructed, modified, flood, recovered theft, collectible vehicles and street rods. a cdr is authorized to review title applications and supporting documentation pertaining to a branded vehicle title, but is not authorized to perform the actual enhanced vehicle inspections on the branded title vehicle. this is a self-study course.

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Cdl A Extended - 600 Hours

classroom instruction 180 hours three weeks of classroom introduces students to the trucking industry, its regulations, laws, taxes and standards. training prepares students for the cdl temporary permit test and covers a wide range of subjects to develop an understanding of truck driving techniques, maneuvers, safety awareness and preventive maintenance through instructors’ presentations accompanied by video demonstrations, student discussions and group activities. additional class time is dedicated to additional safety and safe driving practices, driver wellness and health, hours of service, and trip management. other topics covered are equipment well-being and maintenance, time management, and preventive maintenance as related to the cvsa roadside inspection guidelines. site training tractor – trailer 132 hours hands-on training helps the students to apply the knowledge acquired in the classroom. training consists of hands-on driving techniques and maneuvers introduced during classroom training. extensive backing procedures and maneuvers are performed in order to obtain proficient driving skills and learn various techniques required for successfully passing the cdl skills test. students practice troubleshooting skills and possible maintenance problems in the operating systems of the tractor and trailer. students also learn pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspecting procedures. city and highway driving tractor – trailer 88 hours city and highway driving enhances the students’ abilities to operate various types of equipment with different shift patterns. students will receive a minimum of 10 hours of instruction behind the wheel on the road to develop students’ skills in safe operating procedures that is a required for passing the cdl skills test. driving includes passenger bus training. students learn proper inspection techniques for insuring passenger safety, learn to perform maneuvers required at a test site and on the job including alley dock, offset lane change, straight line backing, and parallel parking. on the road students learn proper procedures for loading and supervising passengers, arriving at stops, railroad crossings, avoiding accidents and prohibited practices. externship 200 hours after receiving the commercial driver’s license, students will finish their training under the guidance and direction of a driver-trainer with a qualified trucking company. total program 600 hours

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Child Development Associate (cda)

the child development associate (cda) credential is a nationally recognized, entry-level credential sponsored by the council for professional recognition that demonstrates an individual’s ability to meet the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive needs of children in their care, and to work effectively with family members and other adults to nurture children’s development. this course includes a 120 clock hours of formal early childhood education that prepares practitioners to earn their cda credential, an understanding of the cda process, and assistance in completing additional components required to obtain the cda credential. the course analyzes the thirteen functional areas within the six cda competency goals. practitioners gain useful knowledge and effective skills needed to be a competent early childhood education and child care professionals. registration: students can register on-line at ww.pakeys.org or contact roxie nestlerode by email: rln10@psu.edu or phone: (814) 865-9156 text: participants working toward the infant/toddler cda credential will need to acquire the following books prior to the beginning of class: 1. koralek, d. (2005). caring for infants & toddlers, 2nd edition. washington, dc: teaching strategies. 2. koralek, d. (2005). skill-building journal: caring for infants & toddlers, 2nd edition. washington, dc: teaching strategies. participants working toward the preschool cda credential will need to acquire the following books prior to the beginning of class: 1. koralek, d. (2005). caring for preschoolers, 3rd edition. washington, dc: teaching strategies. 2. koralek, d. (2005). skill-building journal: caring for preschoolers, 3rd edition. washington, dc: teaching strategies.

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Class A Cdl (commercial Driver’s License)

at cpi adults can earn a class a-commercial driver’s license. a trained instructor provides all the training you need to become a professional truck driver. recruiters from many companies will visit you at the school and visits to various companies in the region will be part of your on-road training.

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Class B Cdl (commercial Driver’s License)

this course is designed to prepare students for the class b commercial driver’s license test. classroom instruction will help prepare students for the written portion of the test. after students pass the written test and receive a permit, on-road driver training will prepare students for the road test component of the skills test. also covered will be hands-on pre-trip and off-road skills development to prepare for the vehicle inspection and basic skills component of the skills test.

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Collision Repair Technology

as quickly as the body style of today’s vehicle change, so do the skills and technology required to return them to their pre-accident condition. the automotive collision repair and refinishing program at cpi offers state-of-the-art training in collision repair and refinishing that will prepare students to repair today’s complex vehicles. this program offers theory and hands-ontraining including damage analysis, body repair and refinishing. the i-car enhanced delivery curriculum is used as a standard for classroom training that prepares students for i-car and ase certification. today’s increasingly complex vehicle designs challenge students to develop and utilize the skills required to excel in this high demand job market.

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Completion Of Hours Program

this program provides students who had previously enrolled in a state-approved cosmetology program the opportunity to complete their training without having to retake the entire cosmetology course (restrictions may apply). upon receipt of the students hours verification and transcript, this program can complete a students training program to make them eligible for the board certification exam. financial aid may be available for this program. contact adult education for more information.

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Com­121 Fundamentals Of Public Speaking

this course is designed to introduce the student to public speaking. the student will learn tactics to overcome fears about speaking in public. the course will focus on preparing the speech, delivering the speech, evaluating the delivery and improving delivery. the student will prepare and deliver informative, demonstrative and persuasive presentations.

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Com­130 Technical Writing

this course involves the study and practice of writing in professional settings. it is designed to help students learn and apply concepts of effective written communication appropriate for careers in technical and trade fields. the course will help the student develop the essential skills of a professional technical communicator with an emphasis on producing clear and effective written communications. topics presented in the class include identifying keys to effective writing, characteristics of job­related writing, the writing process, collaborative writing, electronic communications, preparing professional correspondences, designing documents, writing instructions and procedures, writing short reports and proposals, and preparing presentations.

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Com­135 English Composition

this course is designed to strengthen the student\\\'s written communication skills. the course will begin with an introduction to the learning resource center (lrc). the student will learn the various resources available to them at cpi. these resources include the lrc staff, as well as the facilities, equipment and e­library (ebsco host). the student will learn how to effectively use the resources for completion of various essays in this course as well as projects in other courses. in addition to learning available resources, the student will review basic grammar including the parts of speech, subject­verb agreement, compound and complex sentences, fragments, run­on\\\'s and comma splices. the student will learn apa style of writing and will utilize this format for constructing various compositions including a report, analytical, persuasive, literary review and research papers.

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Confined Space Entry Program

this program covers subjects to include the definition of a confined space, regulations, identification, needs, and techniques. practical application of monitoring, ventilation and retrieval systems will be practiced in real confined space applications. oshas standard for confined spaces, title 29 code of federal regulations part 1910.146 permit-required confined spaces, effective april 15, 1993, contains the requirements for practices and procedures to protect employees in general industry from the hazards of entry into permit-required confined spaces (i.e., permit spaces). the standard requires employers to develop a written confined space entry permit program and provide employee training. upon completion of this course the student shall have satisfied the requirements for training in accordance with 29 cfr 1910.146(g) and other similar osha regulations.

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Confined Space Program Update

this program updates and reviews the definition of a confined space, regulations, identification, needs, and techniques. practical application of monitoring, ventilation and retrieval systems will be practiced in real confined space applications. upon completion of this course the student shall have satisfied the requirements for training in accordance with 29 cfr 1910.146(g) and other similar osha regulations.

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Control Fundamentals For The Operator I

this hands-on workshop focuses on the “control” processes that maintain and adjust parameters such as pressures, levels and flows in water & wastewater facilities. comprised of class discussions and extensive hands-on exercises, the class is designed to build the analytical skills required to recognize and troubleshoot control problems. approved by the pa dep for 7 contact hours. *** note: jan - feb 2017 course is offered in altoona, pa. ***

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Control Systems Technician

the required electrical, mechanical, and process control course work for this program prepares students for the pmmi certification exam as well as the international society of automation (isa) controls systems technician certificate i, an industry-recognized credential. graduates of this program are able to work in a multitude of manufacturing-related positions upon graduation.

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Cooking At Home Made Easy!

this course is designed for anyone who would like to become more comfortable in the kitchen. each session will include an appetizer, main dish and dessert. students will enjoy the dishes made at the end of each session. ingredients for meals are included in the cost of the course.

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Cosmetology

cosmetology is the art and science of hair, skin, and nail care, and deals with hair cutting and styling, permanent waving, hair coloring, and chemical relaxing for men and women. the cosmetology program at central pennsylvania institute of science and technology also includes instruction in manicuring, nail application, nail art, facials, skin analysis, and make-up application. a state license must be obtained before becoming a cosmetologist, manicurist, or cosmetician. students will have the opportunity to obtain 3 professional licensures: 1250 hours of training must be completed prior to being eligible for the license examination for cosmetology, 200 hours for manicurist, and 300 hours for cosmetician (make-up applications).

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Cosmetology Teachers Training Program

this course is designed to prepare students to be licensed instructors in the state of pennsylvania. the 600 hours will help potential instructors to obtain the necessary knowledge to train student stylists and hairdressers. students will learn how to prepare, organize and present course content. the completion of the course work will allow a graduate to take the pennsylvania state board examination to become a licensed cosmetology instructor. the student must complete a minimum of 500 clock hours. there will be some daytime hours required.

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Cpi Woodworking Club

the cpi woodworking club is offered as extra class time for veteran students to have access to the woodshop during day or evening class time when the shop and power machines are available. club members are permitted to work on projects in the shop at their own pace. instructor access and time is limited, so independent work skills are essential. safety consciousness, project direction, and planning will be monitored and promoted. schedule shop times will be available on a semester by semester basis. club membership includes 300 hours of shop time. contact the adult and continuing education office at 814-359-2793 for more information.

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Creating Your Own Comic Book

do you have a passion for comic books or are you just starting to get into them? learn about drawing and creating your own comic books using a variety of techniques and practices. create characters, panels and pages with different styles.learn about comic layout and construction as well as character creation and development. use pens, pencils, markers and watercolors to add finishing touches to your comics.

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Csa­120 Computer Software Applications: Word Processing, Spreadsheets, And Presentations

this course is designed to provide the learner with the fundamental skills to use microsoft word, excel, and powerpoint software. course participants will learn the essential elements of microsoft word beginning with creating new documents, inserting text, inserting and formatting text boxes, shapes, and graphics. the student will practice document formatting, mail merging and printing which will provide the learner with the necessary skills to create and print various types of documents commonly used in the workplace. students will also gain experience using microsoft excel spreadsheets beginning with an understanding of how to navigate an excel workbook. the learner will also create a workbook, enter data, format cells, construct formulas for mathematical operations, chart data and format a worksheet. this course concludes with an introduction to presentations using microsoft powerpoint. the learner will create, edit, format, view, and print a presentation.

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Culinary Arts

the curriculum prepares students for all kinds of employment related to commercial food services and culinary arts. specialized learning units include theory and work experience in the major areas of cooking, baking, nutrition, sanitation, food and beverage purchasing, and management and organizational skills. experience is also gained in front-of-house skills including waiting on tables and cashiering, care and use of kitchen equipment, and sanitation in food handling in a commercial and institutional setting. students will have the opportunity to receive the servesafe certification.

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Decorative Painting For Beginners

this course is designed for anyone who has a desire to learn how to do decorative painting using basic brush strokes. class will cover base coating, transfer of pattern, stroke work, line work, shading and highlighting. each student will create a project that will be yours to take home at the end of session.

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Dental Assisting

based on identified occupational needs, the mission of the dental assistant program is to prepare adults to be academically competent, prepare for the certified dental assistant (cda) exam* through the dental assistant national board (danb), and to make students occupationally proficient for employment; as well as having a sound foundation for continued learning. program description the dental assistant program integrates lectures, demonstrations and hands-on experiences to teach students a variety of dental-related subjects. the major areas of study include anatomy and physiology, chair side dental assisting, radiology, dental materials and microbiology/sterilization. the program also covers pharmacology, oral pathology, dental anatomy, computer introduction, medical/dental emergencies, dental office business procedures, legal/ethical management and communications. experience gained in the dental assistant program prepares students to take the state certification test in dental radiology, as well as their certified dental assistant exam through danb.* *work experience is required in addition to the academic training.

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Diesel Technology

students enrolled in this eleven month program will receive instruction in basic engines, transmissions, torque converters and power shifts, brake systems, hydraulics, electrical systems, engine overhaul, fuel systems and air conditioning. instruction covers how to service, troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair diesel engine-powered equipment used in the trucking, agriculture, and heavy equipment fields. this course will provide students with the opportunity to obtain their commercial driver license (cdl b), their pa state inspection with category 3 (medium to heavy bus / truck) component. other certifications include s/p2, macs 609 mobile refrigerant certification, and obdii statewide emissions certification.

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Effective Leadership For Managers & Supervisors

when exemplary leaders are at their personal best, they should be able to challenge the process, inspire a shared vision, empower others to act, model the way, and lead with passion. this interactive course for existing or future managers and supervisors focuses on how leaders can create an efficient and productive team. upon completion of this course, participants will gain knowledge and skills in the following areas: team development, interactive styles, conflict management, organization development, facilitative leadership, meeting management, measuring performance, facilitating continuous improvement.

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Eie 111 - Basic Ac/ Dc Electricity

this 30 hour course covers the fundamentals of both ac and dc electricity and provides hands-on electrical measurement, circuit building and circuit analysis practice. the importance of inductance, capacitance, electromagnetism and transformers is also covered.

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Eie 113 - Electric Relay Control

electromagnetic relay control with emphasis on ladder logic, sequencing and time delay operations is the focus of this 15 hour, hands-on introductory class. (prerequisite: eie 111 or permission of instructor)

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Eie 114 – Electro-fluid Power

this in-depth, 40 hour course introduces basic electrical control concepts, logic elements and actuating devices. later units examine hydraulic and pneumatic solenoid valves, cylinders and motors. hands-on exercises include building and analyzing numerous hydro-pneumatic circuits utilizing timers and pressure control devices & techniques.

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Eie 121 - Electric Motor Control I

this 20 hour, hands-on class emphasizes electrical safety while introducing the concepts and physical devices that comprise motor control and power circuits. 3-phase power, control logic, control transformers and “across the line” motor starting will be covered in-depth. (prerequisite: eie 111 or permission of instructor)

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Eie 122 - Electric Motor Control Ii

troubleshooting methods, advanced motor control circuits and automatic input devices are some of the hands-on learning topics in this 20 hour follow-up course to electric motor control i. (prerequisite: eie 121 or permission of instructor)

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Eie 223 – Fundamentals Of Variable Freq Ac Drives

this 20 hour course examines the technology that allows variable speed control of ac motors. specifically, the course addresses controlled acceleration, deceleration and braking of ac motors. additional theoretical and hands-on topics include variable frequency drive fault diagnostics and troubleshooting methods. (prerequisite: eim 121 or permission of instructor)

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Eie 226 – Electric Motors And Generators

the construction and operation of ac and dc rotating machines are thoroughly examined in this comprehensive, hands-on 32 hour training course. additional course activities include measuring and calculating the efficiency and torque of dc series, shunt & compound motors as well as ac single phase, capacitor start and 3-phase motors. the theory and operation of several types of dc generators is also covered. (prerequisite: eie 111 or permission of instructor)

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Eim 113 – Basic Hydraulics

this 20 hour, hands-on training course examines the fundamental theories and operation of hydraulic power systems with emphasis on flow and pressure control within basic industrial hydraulic circuits.

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Eim 114 – Basic Pneumatics

this 16 hour, hands-on course examines the fundamental theories and operation of pneumatic power systems with emphasis on flow and pressure control within basic industrial pneumatic circuits.

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Eim 118 - Mechanical Drives I

this 40 hour course looks at selection and maintenance requirements of basic v-belt & chain drives. this hands-on course also offers an introductory examination of shafts, bearings and couplings.

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Eim 119 - Mechanical Drives Ii

couplings, spur gear drives and multiple shaft drives are the focus of this 35 hour, hands-on training course. advanced gear drives, speed reducers, precision shaft alignment and lubrication are also examined.

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Eim 120 - Bearings, Gaskets & Seals

the selection, installation and maintenance of a variety of bearings, gaskets and seals comprise this 30 hour, hands-on class.

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Eim 123 – Intermediate Hydraulics

various hydraulic circuit components such as directional control valves, check valves, hydraulic cylinders and accumulators are utilized in designing & building hydraulic circuits in this 25 hour course that builds on the hydraulic fundamentals covered in basic hydraulics. (prerequisite: eim 113 or permission of instructor.)

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Eim 124 – Intermediate Pneumatics

this 15 hour, hands-on course is a follow-up to basic pneumatics and explores subjects such as directional control valves, air logic and pneumatic maintenance. (prerequisite: eim 114 or permission of instructor)

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Eim 131 - Centrifugal Pumps

this 20 hour, hands-on course explores centrifugal pump construction, operation and hydraulics. emphasis is placed on pump selection & maintenance.

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Eim 135 – Hydraulic Troubleshooting

in this 45 hour comprehensive course students will learn hands-on diagnostic skills at the hydraulic circuit and component level and will work with real, industrial strength components such as dcv valves, hydraulic pumps & motors and un-loader valves. (prerequisite: eim 113 or permission of instructor)

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Eim 218 - Intro To Vibration Analysis

this 12 hour, hands-on class emphasizes vibration analysis methodologies as applied to industrial components such as bearings, pulleys and couplings.

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Eip 131 - Programmable Logic Controllers I

the fundamental control architecture and programming of programmable logic controllers (plcs) are covered in this 26 hour course. students program an industrial plc using state-of-the-art software and hardware components. emphasis is placed on program analysis and discreet input/ output interfacing. (prerequisite: eie 121 or eie 113 or permission of instructor)

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Eip 132 - Programmable Logic Controllers Ii

in this 14 hour class, students will utilize plc troubleshooting tools and techniques to diagnose and resolve real world power supply, i/o, processor and software faults/ failures. (prerequisite: eip 131 or permission of instructor)

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Eip 136 - Process Control I

this 35 hour course introduces basic process control block and line diagrams as well as a hands-on exploration of process control modes, operation & components.

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Eip 137 - Process Control Ii

in this 15 hour class, hands-on course, students will explore automatic control parameters and the methods used to optimize process performance by “tuning” feedback control loops. (prerequisite: eip 136 or permission of instructor)

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Epa Refrigeration Training, Exam Prep And Exam

the class is designed to train and prepare students to take the epa section 608 technician certification exam. training covers safe and legal methods for handling refrigerants and epa regulations. the course includes a proctored epa certification examination.

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Esthetician

this course will prepare students for the profession of esthetcian. the popularity of this career is increasing with the awareness of a client’s needs for healthy, youthful skin and the growing popularity of day spas. after successfully completing this course students will be eligible to take the state board examination. all hours earned by the students are registered and held by the state board of cosmetology for ten years. students may take their state board examination any time within that ten-year period.

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Financial Planning

this course is designed to pull back the curtain of the financial services industry and expose the truth about money and investing. you do not need to know everything about finance, just what applies to you. how much time and effort does the average american spend chasing money? this course will touch on all aspects of financial planning as well as in-depth discussions on th common areas that keep us from having peace of mind over our investments.

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Forensics

an introduction to basic forensics will cover the general aspects of forensics, such as history, evidence handling, and crime scene investigation in order to give the student a good basic understanding of one of the most interesting areas in law enforcement. basic instruction in the various disciplines of biological, chemical and physical forensics will be reviewed and insights will be given in case histories, careers and report writing to prepare the student interested in this profession. the procedures, logic and “state of mind” required for forensics will also be demonstrated which can be applied and aid other vocations other than forensics.

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Forklift Safety Training

this course will cover forklift safety in compliance with osha codes and is conducted by an osha authorized instructor. upon completion each participant will recieve a wallet card detailing their competence. this course will include theory and hands-on training. we will also conduct an onsite visit for evaluation of your company\\\\\\\'s equipment.

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Furniture And Cabinetmaking

this course is designed for students of all skill levels of woodworking who wish to either learn new skills or to improve on current skills through hands-on projects. for the beginner woodworker, safety and proper use of tools are the primary focus, for the advanced woodworker, design enhancement; joinery and special techniques and application are taught on an individual basis. the majority of class time is spent in the shop working on a project of the student’s choice. all ages, men and women are encouraged to enroll. students are responsible for costs of materials, limited quantities of lumber and supplies are available.

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Gourmet Cooking – Specialty Pastries

during this course you will learn how to make a variety of pastries including various puff pastry products, chocolate triangle pastries, napoleons, pate a choux, tarts, specialty desserts (chocolate decadence, tiramisu, ganache tortes, etc.) and pies. we will also cover different plating techniques and garnishes. ingredients are supplied for this course; however, students may be required to purchase specialty tools, supplies, etc.

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Hardscaping

learn the trade secrets of hardscaping in this two-day, hands-on course. act 48 credit available.

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Hardscaping Seminar

hardscaping seminar - learn the trade secrets friday night class time 6-8:30 pm o overview of products o hands on class time (touch the material, learn the basics of tool operation for the project, design and lay out the hardscape o paver patterns, types of pavers, retaining wall block o e.p. henry and centre hall mason supply representatives onsite to answer questions saturday 8-3:30 - installation of material - proper laying of material (base, run compaction equipment build the project) - each team will build a 4 x 4 paver patio - each team will build a retaining wall - using the correct tools, installation material and leave with a list of resources in order to make your backyard into a retreat! lunch provided on saturday! act 48 credit available

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Haunted House - Adult Advanced Purchase

haunted house ticket - centre county public safety training center, 391 n. harrison road, pleasant gap. please provide email receipt to cpi event coordinator prior to the event. advanced tickets are issued at cpi - 540 n. harrison road, pleasant gap. proper id required.

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Haunted House - Adult Purchase

haunted house ticket - centre county public safety training center, 391 n. harrison road, pleasant gap. please provide email receipt to event ticket personnel prior to entry. proper id required.

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Haunted House - Under 18 Ticket

haunted house ticket for person under 18 - centre county public safety training center, 391 n. harrison road, pleasant gap. please provide email receipt to event ticket personnel prior to entry. proper id required.

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Haunted House - Under 18, Advanced Purchase

haunted house ticket - centre county public safety training center, 391 n. harrison road, pleasant gap. please provide email receipt to cpi event coordinator prior to the event. advanced tickets are issued at cpi - 540 n. harrison road, pleasant gap. proper id required.

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Hazardous Materials Operations Level 472

the primary target audiences for this course are those employees (first responders) charged with response actions associated with hazardous materials releases. student will learn and adapt the knowledge and skill requirements for effective scene and response management. the goal of this program is to provide the first responder with the training needed to comply with nfpa 472 chapter 5 competencies for the first responder at the operational level, and 29 cfr 1910.120 osha’s hazardous waste operations and emergency response, (hazwoper), first responder operations level. this program is designed to give the first responder the necessary skills to handle hazardous materials emergencies.

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Hazardous Materials Operations Level 472 Refresher

the primary target audiences for this refresher course are those employees (first responders) who have taken the hazardous materials operations level 472 course. students will use previous learned skills and information presented during the class room training to perform the skills associated with nfpa 472 chapter 5 competencies for the first responder at the operational level, and 29 cfr 1910.120 osha’s hazardous waste operations and emergency response, (hazwoper), first responder operations level.

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Healthcare Management Ast Degree Program

this program is designed for applicants with 1-2 years of health care experience and provides training for the person seeking an entry level career in healthcare management. the program includes a broad mix of course work that allows the student to acquire a blend of basic healthcare business skills as well as the core elements of human resource management theory and application. entry-level positions may be found in a variety of settings depending on the applicant’s background. employment opportunities exist in rural areas and continue to rapidly grow in major metropolitan areas. students who successful complete the healthcare management program may qualify for the certified medical manager exam and obtain the cmm-a credential.

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Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning/refrigeration

this course is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment or for admission to post-secondary programs. students will learn to read, interpret and follow manufacturer’s specifications, design schematics, read blueprints and gain an understanding of various plumbing, mechanical, building codes and become familiar with proper handling of hazardous materials and gases. training includes techniques and skills necessary for success in basic residential and commercial heating and air conditioning, refrigeration and pipe fitting.

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Heavy Diesel Construction - Case Construction Emphasis Ast Degree Program

the heavy diesel construction – case construction emphasis ast degree program encompasses hands-on training courses in heavy diesel construction. these courses provide individuals with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in some of the most in-demand, well paid, and satisfying technical career opportunities available today. heavy diesel construction – case construction emphasis students will work hands-on from a basic knowledge of tooling and hardware through detailed diagnostic trouble shooting of engines and equipment. the students will be required to complete theory classes then move into the shop to put what they learned into real world situations. along with the basic curriculum, the students will be introduced to live projects on a day to day basis while maintaining the fleet of school-owned equipment. cpi has partnered with case construction equipment to offer students training on today’s technology. this partnership ensures cpi will always have the current technology available to use as training aids on the newest equipment industry has to offer. in the case construction emphasis, students learn how to accurately diagnose faults specifically on case construction equipment and case new holland industrial (cnhi) technology. students will graduate with experience working with the case local dealership network - groff tractor - as well as comprehension on full spectrum operations. this program is designed to prepare and place trained graduates in a rewarding career in the heavy construction industry.

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Heavy Equipment Operations With Class A Cdl Operators License

this course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the fundamentals of operation and maintenance of various types of heavy equipment. the topics of study include an introduction to the broad field of the construction industry and the many job opportunities available. safety during maintenance and operation procedures will be taught and stressed. the class will address how to perform trench work, how to prepare, lay-out excavate, and back-fill building sites. students will also discuss related osha rules and regulations. this training will prepare students for work in such occupations as heavy equipment operation, mechanics, fleet maintenance supervisor, construction engineering, quarry work, landscaping and a host of other employment fields. students will also have the opportunity to obtain their cdl class a license through this program.

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Homeowner Landscape Design

tired of spending a lot of money on expensive landscaping for your home? save some money and do it yourself! this course will cover the following topics: how to start a project, basic landscaping design principles, choosing th right plant for a particular location, and proper installation of the plant.

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Homeowner Landscape Design

tired of spending a lot of money on expensive lanscaping for your home? save some money and do it yourself! this course will cover the following topics: how to start a project, basic landscaping design principles, choosing the right plant for a particular location, amd proper installation of the plant.

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Hypochlorite, Dep Drinking Water Module 25

this workshop focuses on the properties, uses, and feed equipment needed when disinfecting with hypochlorites. students will be introduced to the uses and properties of hypochlorites, chemical handling, regulatory requirements, and feed equipment. various mathematics principles will be addressed throughout the workshop including changing % concentrations, dosage/feed rates, chlorine demand/dose, and ct calculations. the primary purpose of this workshop is to provide students with the necessary knowledge for the nongaseous hypochlorite (subclass 12) certification examination. approved for 7 contact hours.

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Intro To Custom Paint

this course consists of basic custom painting, from base coats, mid coats, and top coats. there will be candy colors, tri coats, and metal flake. metal flake will be used both dry, and wet. we will be also using different types of clear coat to achieve the proper depth and gloss needed.

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Introduction To Medical Coding

this course introduces students to the complex world of medical billing. students will code diagnoses (icd9 and 10) and current procedural terminology(cpt-4) for the purpose of reimbursement from third party payers. they will combine knowledge of human anatomy and physiology and medical terminology in determining specific codes for each diagnosis and procedure for the purpose of processing claims to third party payers such as insurance companies and medicare. prior experience in medical terminology and anatomy and physiology are recommended.

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Introduction To Medical Transcription/electronic Medical Records (emr)

this course incorporates word processing to transcribe dictated material utilizing a dictaphone and pre-recorded medical dictation recordings. medical terminology and typing is required to complete a variety of medical documents that include: history and physicals, x-ray reports, operative reports, pathology reports, autopsy reports, discharge summaries and soap notes. it is recommended that students have prior experience in keyboarding/typing prior to enrolling in this program. please contact the adult and continuing education office at 814-359-2793 for information on available keyboarding classes.

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Introduction To Pipe Welding

designed to instruct welders in arc welding safety and the shielded metal arc welding process (smaw- stick) of pipe welding, either to meet asme (vertical up) or api (vertical down) welding code. the course lasts 30 hours. this course supports the 60 hour pipe welding course provided in june. students will be welding in the following pipe fillet weld positions: 1f, 2f, 5f, and 4f. this course will also teach the student proper fit-up, joint preparation, tacking, electrode selection, and techniques relevant to pipe welding.

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Introduction To Pruning

ever wonder how to get your fruit trees to produce more fruit? would you like to correctly prune your fruit trees without spending a lot of money? we can help! this course will cover the following topics: basic cuts; removal of dead wood; removal of diseased wood; how to correct a trees growth habit; fruit tree pruning to increase productivity; thing cuts to add sunlight and overall health; and the basic tools needed to do the job.

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Introduction To Trucking (class A Cdl)

this 30 hour introductory course will cover all written endorsement material for the class a cdl, as well as, additional foundation book work in preparation for the 320 hour cdl course. the 30 hours completed in this course can be used toward the 320 hours required in the cdl course as well as reducing the cost of the cdl course.

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Introduction To Windows 7

this course will show a beginning user how to utilize the windows 7 operating system to manage system software applications and control hardware. creating files, utilizing graphics, and other areas will be covered.

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Landscape/horticulture

the landscape / horticulture program prepares students for employment as a landscape gardener; landscape technician; landscape management technician; greenskeeper ii, or related occupations in agriculture and farming, as well as sales-related positions. cpi’s program provides students with the opportunity to earn their pesticide certifi cation with category 6 or 7; as well as training in hardscaping, pavers, retaining walls and construction, landscape design, as well as a breakdown of drawings, specs, and reading a plan. program training also includes information about water features, plant selection and id, landscape installs, construction, maintenance, and sustainable landscapes. students will also receive training in nursery and greenhouse operations; including plant production, crop rotation, interior plants, plant propagation. students receive component training in floral design and setting up a shop. the final component of this training program provides students with training on small engine repair, maintenance, and troubleshooting (2 and 4 cycle engines). students will also learn to operate trade-specific equipment, such as a backhoe, skid steer, and trackhoe. as with all cpi career programs, career readiness training is also included in the landscape / horticulture program.

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Law & Ethics Principles In Healthcare

instruction will include medical ethics and related issues, legal guidelines and requirements for health care. students will learn to identify and respond to issues of confidentiality, perform within legal and ethical boundaries, and document appropriately. ethical issues will be explored within the context of current laws and cases which structure medical practice.

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Lean Enterprise

over 60% of the fortune 500 corporations as well as, numerous mid and small sized businesses practice some elements of “lean enterprise”. the essence of lean is the systematic identification and elimination of waste in order to reduce operating costs and to shorten delivery lead-times of services or products to customers. this course includes detailed discussion of the wastes associated with business systems, tools that support the minimization of business process waste, and methods to successfully implementing solutions.

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Lethal Weapons Certification

this course is designed for people in private security jobs who must carry a lethal weapon in the course of duty. topics include: crime codes, laws of arrest, search and seizure, firearms training and qualification, and court testimony. each student entering the lethal weapons certification program must have the approval letter from the pennsylvania state police before they can enter the class. you can get the application, phychological and physical forms at www.lethalweapons.state.pa.us. this course must be completed within six months of the date on the students approval letter.

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Lethal Weapons Recertification

for agents who need their certification renewed. updates include: search and seizure, laws of arrest, crimes codes update and firearms update. this course must be completed within six months of the date on the students approval letter.

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Machining Basics

this course will cover the hands-on basic machining techniques. the basic portion of the course will cover: measuring / inspection, blueprint reading, drill presses, manual lathes, manual mills, and grinders, cnc mills and lathes, as well as safety and setup.

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Macs 609 Automotive Certification

train and take the 609 certification required for automotive a/c systems.

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Masonry

students in the masonry program have the opportunity to earn one or more industry recognized certification which can qualify them for a variety of apprenticeships or entry level positions. course content includes basic surveying, site preparation, and layout, blueprint reading and specification, principles of masonry, basic stone cutting, building forms for concrete, placing and finishing concrete, footers, foundation, floors, steps, sidewalks, and patios, construction materials and application, construction estimating, residential construction planning and scheduling, and osha and on the job safety practices.

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Masonry

for persons with home projects and those wanting to learn the masonry trades. this is a \\\"hands on\\\" course using brick, block, and stone; addressing bonds, building of walls, corners and piers.

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Mastering Operator Math I

this class teaches the fundamentals of operator math with emphasis placed on identifying sources of operator math confusion and eliminating this confusion by utilizing the methods and techniques that are fundamental to operator math success. significant time will be spent practicing units-of-measure conversions and basic operator math calculations that are relevant to both water & wastewater treatment. this course has been approved by the pa department of environmental protection for 6 contact hours, applicable to the relevant certification requirements for operating pennsylvania water/ wastewater treatment facilities.

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Mastering Operator Math Ii

this class builds on the skills acquired from mastering operator math i or from the skills that students may already possess from working in the field. significant time will be spent practicing advanced operator math calculations that are relevant to both water & wastewater treatment. this course has been approved by the pa department of environmental protection for 6 contact hours, applicable to the relevant certification requirements for operating pennsylvania water/ wastewater treatment facilities.

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Measuring And Improving Customer Service

do you have a system in place to ensure that you are building mutually rewarding relationships with your customers? do you survey your customers? have you determined if you are meeting or exceeding customer expectations? this course will assist you in creating and maintaining loyal customers by: • taking a comprehensive review of what adds value for your customers • defining and measuring best practices to better serve your customers • developing a value vision statement, mission statement & value ledger • defining value for customers • developing surveys • incorporating best practices in conducting surveys • trending survey feedback • developing a continuous improvement approach to responding to customer feedback and perceptions • creating action initiative to achieve customer satisfaction goals • educating the customer • developing and measuring customer service processes that exceed expectations

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Medical Assistant

medical assistants are multi-skilled practitioners who work primarily in physicians offices, hospitals, and medical clinics. front office skills include scheduling appointments, telephone, billing, and finances. in clinical, students learn how to prepare patients for examinations, assist physicians with minor surgeries, draw blood, administer tests and treatments, give injections and medications, and maintain medical records. the central pennsylvania institute of science and technology is accredited by the commission on accreditation of allied health education programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of medical assistant education review board (maerb). commission on accreditation of allied health education programs, 25400 us highway 19 north suite 158 clearwater, fl 33763, www.caahep.org, 727-210-2350.

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Medical Office Billing (medisoft)

this course is instruction in the use of medical office automation software (medisoft) for scheduling and managing appointments, recording payments, using electronic medical records, registering patient information, billing electronically, documenting patient information and recording lab results in the medical charts.

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Medical Terminology

this course is designed to give the student a working knowledge of medical terms. students will learn medical prefixes, suffixes and word roots which can then help define most medical terms correctly.

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Microsoft Office, Excel 2007 - Advanced

this course continues where excel 2007 basic ends. special emphasis is on formulas, calculations, charts, graphs, and advanced features. emphasis will be on home and office use for an excel spreadsheet.

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Microsoft Office, Excel 2007 - Basic

this course addresses creating, entering data, editing, and formatting a spreadsheet using microsoft excel 2007. emphasis will be on home and office use for an excel spreadsheet.

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Microsoft Office, Word 2007 - Advanced

this course builds on the skills learned in word 2007 besic course. this course will cover many aspects of word 2007 including: autoformat, templates, document merge and adding graphics or pictures to documents.

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Microsoft Office, Word 2007 - Basic

this course addresses the basics of creating and saving documents and files in microsoft word 2007.

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Microsoft Powerpoint 2007

this course addresses the basics of creating, editing, and enhancing a powerpoint presentation.

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Mobile Hydraulics And Schematics

this course is based around mobile hydraulic systems used on trucks and heavy equipment. in this course, you will receive hands-on knowledge and experience with hydraulic pumps, motors, cylinders, and valves, on some of the most recent case construction equipment along with other various manufacturers. you will work with many different styles of mobile hydraulic components and will disassemble and rebuild each component. the symbols and schematics section of the course teaches you how to read and interpret diagnostic diagrams and mobile hydraulic schematics. it will also go into detail about how each symbol is identified. this course will be held in cpi’s state-of-the-practice transportation training center.

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Ms. Fix It Course

this course is designed for homeowners who have the responsibility of making minor home repairs but may not have the experience. students will have the opportunity to become comfortable with a selection of power tools. all materials needed for this course are included in the cost.

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Mth­131 Technical Mathematics

this course is designed to teach mathematical concepts that will allow the student to become proficient in mathematics commonly used in various technical and trade fields. course topics include manipulations of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios, and measurement systems. the student will learn to work with exponents, roots and radicals and will be introduced to basic principles of algebra, plane geometry, triangle trigonometry, vectors and quadratic equations.

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Mth­133 College Mathematics

this course is designed to give the student a working knowledge of basic mathematical concepts and operations. topics include whole numbers, fractions & mixed numbers, decimals, ratio & proportion, percent, measurement, descriptive statistics and geometry. the course concludes with an introduction to algebra and solving equations.

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Nail Technician

this course will prepare students for the fast growing, high paying profession of nail technician. after successfully completing this course students will be eligible to take the state board examination. all hours earned by the students are registered and held by the state board of cosmetology for ten years. students may take their state board examination anytime within that ten-year period.

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Natural Gas Compression - Cat/ariel Emphasis

** up to $15,000 company sponsorships are still available! ** the natural gas compression – cat/ariel emphasis ast degree program encompasses hands-on training courses in the natural gas compression field. these courses provide individuals with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in some of the most in-demand, well paid, and satisfying technical career opportunities available today. natural gas compression – cat/ariel emphasis students will work hands-on from a basic knowledge of general technician abilities through troubleshooting electronic controls on the engines and compressors. the students will be required to complete theory classes then move into the lab to put what they learned into real world situations. along with the basic curriculum, the students will be introduced to live projects on a day to day basis. cpi has partnered with cat/cleveland brothers and ariel to offer students training on today’s technology. this partnership ensures cpi will always have the current technology available to use as training aids on the newest equipment industry has to offer. during the cat/ariel emphasis, students will learn how to disassemble/assemble components, perform regular preventive maintenance, test/adjust/troubleshoot the various systems specific to cat and ariel equipment. students will graduate with experience working with the ariel local dealership network – cleveland brothers, cat - as well as comprehension on full spectrum operations. this program is designed to prepare and place trained graduates in a rewarding career in the natural gas compression industry. students may need to travel within pennsylvania or the northeast united states corridor for employment with cat/cleveland brothers equipment company, inc. or ariel corporation. additional employment opportunities within these companies may be available nationally and globally.

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Natural Gas Compressor Technician

this bcte-approved program prepares students to work in the gas industry monitoring equipment and facilities that regulate gas flow. students who complete this program will learn electrical, mechanical, process control, and other specialized safety courses for the industry. students will also earn a cdl license in this program.

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Northern Region Emissions Certification Gas Cap/visual

before students register at cpi, they must register with the state at www.patrainingportal.com. training can be done as self study or instructor lead training. exams must be proctored by an instructor. for automotive technicians wanting to obtain northern region emission certification. this is a self-study based test. go to www.paimtraining.com to obtain study material, then call cpi to schedule your test.

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Northern Region Emissions Recertification-gas Cap/visual

before students register at cpi, they must register with the state at www.patrainingportal.com. training can be done as self study or instructor lead training. exams must be proctored by an instructor. for automotive technicians wanting to obtain northern region emission recertification. this is a self-study based test. go to www.paimtraining.com to obtain study material, then call cpi to schedule your test.

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Nurse Aide Training Program - Daytime

this course is for anyone wanting to work as a certified nurse assistant. this course offers 40 hours of classroom instruction, 25 hours of lab, and 55 hours of clinical experience. after completion, students will be able to take the nurse assistant certification exam. students must have an act 14 clearance, physical and 2 step ppd test prior to enrollment. *exam fee is additional..

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Nurse Aide Training Program - Evening

this course is for anyone wanting to work as a certified nurse assistant. this course offers 40 hours of classroom instruction, 25 hours of lab, and 55 hours of clinical experience. after completion, students will be able to take the nurse assistant certification exam. students must have an act 14 clearance, physical and 2 step ppd test prior to enrollment. *exam fee is additional.

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Oil Painting

in this course students will work from surrounding landscapeweather permitting to begin paintings, finishing them inside. prepatory drawing, composing on canvas, laying on clean color with neutrals and building a finish surface will be practiced. two or three mid-sized paintings may be produced. still life setups will be arranged indoors, for inclement days. some materials. oil paint, brushes, palettes, easels and one canvas will be provided. the instructor for this course is renowned artist vincent carducci. mr carducci’s paintings have been exhibited in both public and private collections such as; ibm, penn state university, liberty mutual, mellon bank and many more.

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Osha 10 Hour General Construction Course

the 10-hour general construction industry training program is intended to provide entry level construction workers general awareness on recognizing and preventing hazards on a construction site. the training covers a variety of construction safety and health hazards which a worker may encounter at a construction site. osha recommends this training as an orientation to occupational safety and health. training will emphasize; hazards identification, avoidance, control, and prevention, and not osha standards. course components include: introduction to osha (including; osh act, general duty clause, employer & employee rights and responsibilities, recordkeeping basics, inspection and citations), and osha focus four hazards (fall protection, electrical, struck by, and caught in/between) and personal protective and lifesaving equipment & health hazard in construction, materials handling, hand and power tools, scaffolds, cranes & hoists, conveyors, excavations and stairway and ladders.

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Osha 30 Hour General Construction Course

the 30-hour (5 week) general construction training program is intended to provide a variety of training to workers with some safety responsibility. workers will receive additional training on hazards specific to their job. training will emphasize hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention. this course offers workers more in-depth training on a wide variety of topics and broad range of interests. additional course topics include: introduction to osha, osha focus four hazards, general construction hazards, personal protective and lifesaving equipment, health hazards in construction, and stairways and ladders.

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Pec Basic - Safegulf/safeland Usa Orientation

the pec basic orientation safety awareness course includes both safegulf and safeland. pec basic was designed to take the place of multiple operator orientations and to give each student a general idea of life and safety issues in the oil and gas industry, upstream, downstream, onshore or offshore. this one-day program meets api rp 75 & api rp t-1 requirements and provides a basic understanding at an awareness level of certain general safety information that an employee should know before entering a company facility and while performing their assigned work duties. over 25 of the leading oil and gas operators accept this orientation as it meets their requirements. upon successful completion of course, each student is issued a picture id with a unique barcode. the student information is then stored in an online database. this orientation has become the standard program for the industry and certifies a student at awareness level for the following: • safegulf certification • safeland certification (new) • confined space • rigging • hydrogen sulfide (h2s) • lockout/tag-out • fall protection • hazmat (hm 126) • hazardous communications • personal protective equipment • hearing conservation • emergency response • process safety management • welding safety • defensive driving • hazwoper (oper.) • fire protection • medical records • forklift safety • respiratory protection • electrical safety • terrorism response awareness program (trap) • back safety • alcohol and substance abuse awareness • offshore transportation (departure, helicopter, boat, arrival, etc.) • offshore safety (swing ropes / personnel baskets, water safety, etc.)

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Penndot Cdl Skills Test (3rd Party Testing)

cpi is authorized by penndot to provide the skills portion of a commercial driver\'s license exam. your cdl driving test can now be conveniently scheduled at cpi; using either your equipment or cpi\'s. fees for testing are as follows: - non-refundable application fee: $60 - skills test without cpi equipment: $234 - skills test with cpi equipment: $354 - re-test without cpi equipment: $109 - re-test with cpi equipment: $179 cdl skills examinations need to be scheduled through cpi’s adult and continuing education office at (814) 359-2793, e-mail: ttaylor@cpi.edu. please allow a minimum of 2 days for scheduling your skills examination. cpi accepts mastercard and visa as well as other payment methods for 3rd party cdl skills examinations.

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Pennsylvania State Emissions Certification (obd Ii) - Recertification

before students register at cpi, they must register with the state at www.patrainingportal.com. training can be done as self study or instructor lead training. exams must be proctored by an instructor. for automotive technicians desiring to renew their current obd ii emissions certification. course includes theory in preperation for the final exam. students must have completed the obd ii course, nothern region emissions recertification not applicable to this course. all pa safety and obdii emission retest fees must be paid upon registration and a minimum prior notice of 48 hours for a cancellation to be eligible for a refund.

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Pennsylvania State Emissions Certification (obdii)

before students register at cpi, they must register with the state at www.patrainingportal.com. training can be done as self study or instructor lead training. exams must be proctored by an instructor. for automotive technicians aspiring to become an obd ii emission certified technician. this course will include theory of various state wide emission tests and a general overview of emission analyzer. obd ii certification supersedes northern region emission certification. all pa safety and obdii emission retests must be paid upon registration and a minimum prior notice of 48 hours for a cancellation to be eligible for a refund.

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Pennsylvania State Safety Inspection

before students register at cpi, they must register with the state at www.patrainingportal.com. training can be done as self study or instructor lead training. exams must be proctored by an instructor. for auto technicians needing the pa state safety inspection mechanic certification, this course includes 3 hours of hands-on brake and suspension systems, and preperation for the exam. students entering this program must have a general knowledge of the vehicle they wish to inspect and a valid pennsylvania drivers license. students wishing to inspect cdl vehicles must have a valid pennsylvania cdl license. this class is 9 hours theory- plus tool and procedure demonstrations, writtens exams and tactile time. additional categories will be available for $40 each.

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Personal Care/home Health Aide

this course is for the person seeking employment in the personal care or home care setting. the instruction provided will meet pennsylvania and federal training requirements for personal care homes and home health agencies. it offers 56 hours of classroom instruction and 24 hours of clinical experience. after completion, students will be eligible for employment in personal care homes, assisted living facilities and home care agencies. students must have act 14 clearance prior to enrollment.

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Pharmacology

this course provides the student with an understanding of pharmacology for allied health care professions. emphasis is placed on knowledge of medicines, their use and abuse, dosage calculations, classification of drugs, proper methods of administration, oral and topical medications. instruction is also given in: preparing prescriptions and patient education. parenteral medications will be discussed in clinical and performed in clinical lab practicum.

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Pharmacology - Offered Online Through Blackboard

this course provides the basic information related to the practical nurse\\\\\\\'s responsibility, legal implications, and quality assurance in the administration of medications, intravenous fluids, as well as calculations of dosages. laboratory experiences include the preparation and the administration of medications, dosage calculation review, and intravenous insertion and care. hybrid course - online, classroom and lab instruction (8 hrs lab, 4 hrs unit exams, 30 hrs online instruction and 2 hrs blackboard orientation.

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Phlebotomy

learn and understand the skills necessary to perform phlebotomy procedures with confidence. this course covers universal safety precautions; basic first aid & skin puncture equipment and procedures. topics include terminology, anatomy and physiology, venipuncture, collection procedures and infection control. students may be required to purchase uniforms or clothing to meet clinical site requirements. clinical externship will be scheduled during or after class. externship hours may vary from class hours. tuition includes text, clinical fee and student liability insurance. prior cpr or medical terminology experience is helpful. each student is required to have the hepatitis b vaccine.

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Phy­155 General Physics

this course is designed to provide the student with an algebra­based introduction to the general concepts and principles of physics. course topics will include forces and motion including motion in one and two dimensions, circular motion, rotational motion, equilibrium and elasticity. the course will also include principles of impulse and momentum, energy and work, thermal properties of matter, fluids, electric fields and forces, electric potential, current and resistance.

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Pipe Welding

this course is designed to meet either asme or api standards for welding of carbon steel pipe. either course will involve 49 hours of training 80% booth instruction 20% lecture. prerequisites: a. students must provide proof of passing both 3g and 4g weld tests on plate steel. b. those students not having documentation of passing the above tests shall be required to weld sample tests in the specified positions and be inspected by the instructor either to asme or api standards to enter the course. the cost of this test is not included in the tuition for this program. c. students must specify the course in which he or she shall be instructed in either asme or api. asme course content: fundamentals of welding pipe 2g, 5g, and 6g a. proper fit-up b. joint preparation c. tacking d. electrode selection e. root, fill and cover pass in the vertical up position with both e6010 and e7018 electrodes api course content: fundamentals of welding pipe 2g, 5g, and 6g a. proper fit-up b. joint preparation c. tacking d. electrode selection e. root, fill and cover pass in the vertical down position with both e6010 and e8010 electrodes

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Plumbing, Advanced

this course continues where the basic plumbing course ended. more advanced topics will be covered, including code requirements, system sizing, and job costing/materials utilization.

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Plumbing, Basics

this course covers layouts, planning of residential plumbing systems - including water, sewer, and drainage. some practical areas include: selection of fittings, pipe soldering, assembly of plastic pipe. students learn how to install sinks, tubs, showers, and toilets. residential plumbing code and materials will also be covered.

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Pn License Re-activation Program

state board of nursing approved course for preparing students to activate their nursing license. course has theory, skills, and clinical components. requires prior pn license

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Practical Nursing- Full Time

the practical nursing program is a one (1) year adult education program approved by the pennsylvania department of education, pennsylvania state board of nursing. theory and clinical experiences are interfaced to prepare students for the state licensing examination and working in the health field. call the practical nursing office at 814-359-2582 for further information.

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Practical Nursing- Part-time

the part-time program, which will begin in january, 2014, is a 24 month, 1560 hour practical nursing program developed for the working student. classes will be held on wednesdays and thursdays from 5:30-9:30 pm. the clinical experiences, which will take place at mnmc and centre crest nursing home, will take place every other saturday from 6:45 am to 6:45 pm. approximately 20 additional clinical days, which can only be performed monday through friday, will be required of the student. cpi’s practical nursing program is approved by the state board of nursing.

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Precision Machine Technology

students will learn shop safety, inspection/measurement, shop math and matching skills. more complex which will allow closer tolerances of (up to +/- .0005) will also be covered. we will also cover how to operate a cnc mill lathe and how to utilize a cad/cam system such as masterman and read blueprints.

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Project Management

the requirements of project (or program) management include providing leadership that plans, budgets, co-ordinates, monitors and controls the operation contribution of teams (usually cross-functional) in accomplishing the project’s objective at the planned schedule, cost and quality. this course provides the project leader an understanding of the basic tools used to accomplish project success, an introduction of current project management “best practices”, and the use of microsoft’s “project” in determining a projects’ timeline of critical tasks and to determine its critical path.

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Psy­152 General Psychology

this course is designed to introduce the student to general principles of psychology. topics include a general overview of the history of psychology, psychological sub­specialties and common perspectives in psychology (psychodynamic, behavioral, humanistic, bio-psychological, sociocultural and cognitive). the student will learn the structure and function of the brain, nervous system and senses. concepts of learning, memory, cognition (including thinking & language), motivation, emotion, and personality will also be presented. the course will conclude with psychological development from infancy to late adulthood, social psychology and cultural diversity.

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Residential Wiring, Advanced

this 30 hour course addresses advanced residential wiring including, total installations of service-entrance requirements with local utilities and the national electrical code, grounding requirements for residential wiring, special-purpose outlets, electrical heating and air conditioning requirements, fire alarm and smoke detector systems and hands-on experience for service entrances and wiring methods.

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Residential Wiring, Basic

this 30 hours course addresses basic residential wiring including, basic knowledge of wiring receptacles, single pole switching, 3-way switching and 4-way switching. the class will also cover branch circuit requirements for residential wiring, conductor sizes and overcurrent devices, ground-fault circuit interrupters and hands-on experience of proper connections for electrical wiring.

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Servsafe - Fundamentals Of Responsible Alcohol Service

sponsored by the national restraunt association servsafe alcohol teaches students how to prevent and address challenging intoxication situations. the training details check identification, evaluating levels of intoxication, understanding the law and responsibility, as well as service guidelines for difficult situations. visual aides such as guides and charts, as well as review activities assist with learning and retention. servsafe alcohol is designed specifically for frontline employees in the food service industry and takes a positive, proactive approach to serving alcohol responsibly. this training will enable staff to understand and anticipate alcohol-related situations, and how to act on them in a way that will benefit the guest, the server, and the food services business. successful completion of servsafe alcohol training and testing may enable up to a 10% reduction on the employing institution’s liquor liability insurance*. testing and certification fees are included in the tuition for this course.

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Servsafe Food Handlers - Refresher Course

this course contains everything needed to strengthen and update the food safety and sanitation in your facility. the latest developments and procedures, current governmental standards and emerging issues are covered, including the hazard analysis critical control point (haccp) system of food safety. haccp, developed for food manufacturing, is rapidly becoming the system of choice for food service as well. upon successful completion of the course, the student will receive the servsafe food safety certificate, recognized by 95% of state and local jurisdictions that require training or certification.

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Servsafe- Food Handlers Course

sponsored by the national restaurant association this course contains everything needed to strengthen and update the food safety and sanitation in your facility. the latest developments and procedures, current governmental standards and emerging issues are covered, including the hazard analysis critical control point (haccp) system of food safety. haccp, developed for food manufacturing, is rapidly becoming the system of choice for food service as well. restaurants in pennsylvania are required to have at least one of their employees servsafe certified. upon successful completion of the course, the student will receive the servsafe food safety certificate, recognized by 95% of state and local jurisdictions that require training or certification. cpi will train your employees at your establishment on your schedule!

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Situational Leadership

the situational nature of effective leadership and the challenges posed to new, seasoned and aspiring frontline leaders are thoroughly examined in this discussion based class. the varying perspectives of operations and management personnel are explored. emphasis is placed on the keys to recognizing and eliminating communication barriers that are often the difference between a vibrant and dysfunctional organization. whether you’re an operator, chief operator, supervisor or manager, this workshop will provide opportunities to share views on successful - and not so successful – workforce communication and leadership approaches. this course has been approved by the pa department of environmental protection for 7 contact hours, applicable to the relevant certification requirements for operating pennsylvania water/ wastewater treatment facilities. *** note: jan - feb 2017 course is offered in altoona, pa. ***

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Six-sigma

six-sigma is process of using statistical tools, techniques and business metrics to reduce defects and minimize variation virtually to zero as a means to achieve total customer satisfaction. this course is intended to introduce the basics of six-sigma as a continuous improvement method and the associated fundamental tools to help direct workers, supervisors, managers, executives and leaders to cause improvement to processes and/or products. it is the next evolutionary step beyond “total quality management (tcqm). this is an eighteen hour course.

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Small Engine Repair

this course will cover basic small engine repairs. the course will cover troubleshooting and repairing engine components and systems, as well as, inspecting and repairing small engine fuel systems. students will have the opportunity to work with ignition systems and electrical circuits.

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Soc­151 Customer Service

this course is designed to help the student develop a heightened awareness of the challenges and opportunities in customer service. in this course, the student is introduced to a variety of skills including identifying customer behavior, determining customer needs through active listening, becoming an effective verbal and nonverbal communicator, honing telephone customer service skills, handling difficult customers, encouraging customer loyalty, and practicing service recovery.

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Soc­221 Professionalism And Employment Readiness

this course is designed to prepare the student for the job search and entry into the workplace. the course will commence with teaching the student how to construct a resume, cover letter and thank­you note. the student will learn essential interview techniques and will complete a mock interview. the course will conclude with an overview of the basic concepts of professionalism in the workplace.

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Soc­233 Introduction To Leadership

this course is designed to introduce the student to principles of leadership including, leadership theories, styles of leadership, motivating employees, team­building and conflict management. upon completion of the course, the student will demonstrate an understanding of principles related to ethics and whistle­blowing, giving praise, networking, giving instructions, situational communication and conflict mediation.

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Solar Photovoltaic Technician / Installer

the required electrical, mechanical, process control, and renewable energy coursework for this program prepares the student to sit for the nabcep (north american board of certified energy practitioners) - which is an industry-recognized credential. students who complete this program will also be awarded a cpi photovoltaic systems technician/installer diploma

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Special Occasion Cakes

this course is designed for students who already have basic cake decorating skills and would like to learn to decorate special occasion cakes. each class will cover a new theme. students are responsible for bringing their own cake and decorating supplies for each class. icing will be provided. class 1: birthday cakes - two 9 inch cakes required class 2: holiday cakes class 3: shower / anniversary cakes class 4: cupcake critters food costs are included in the tuition.

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Spring Landscaping Tips For The Homeowner

designed for the cost-conscious homeowner who are interested in beautifying their home landscape environment. this course gets students ready for spring-time planting. it includes soil mixes, seed starting, fertilizing, and transplanting as well as many other tips from the trade. students will have fun learning from a landscape professional while making their home landscape the envy of the neighborhood.

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Structural Welding

this welding course will follow american welding society (aws) guidelines and it will incorporate an aws certification examination into the curriculum. the course will cover symbols, theory, stick, mig, tig- aluminum, tig- steel, flux core, oxy fuel welding & cutting, plasma arc cutting, and carbon arc cutting. students will learn safety practices and will carry out equipment set-up, gauging, and matching tip sizes to metal thickness. joint configurations, square butts, electrode classifications, multipass welds and other facets of structural welding will be covered in this course.

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Team Development

in organizational environments where people interact, the concept of team is very prevalent today – however, can your team be more effective? by incorporating instruction, interaction, experiential activities, and simulations this course will help you to identify those characteristics that can assist you in applying effective team development techniques to daily situations. upon completion of this course, participants will gain knowledge and skills in the following areas: characteristics of effective teams & organizations, constructive communication, interactive styles, group development, group decisions & creative problem solving, and continuous improvement.

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The Proactive Operator

this class examines the keys to successfully meeting the constantly changing technical, regulatory and customer service challenges that characterize the water/ wastewater treatment industry. topics include problem prevention, decision-making and process optimization at water & wastewater treatment and pumping facilities. class discussions will emphasize the skills and mindset required for effective operational problem solving and the elimination of operational complacency. this course has been approved by the pa department of environmental protection for 7 contact hours, applicable to the relevant certification requirements for operating pennsylvania water/ wastewater treatment facilities. *** note: jan - feb 2017 course is offered in altoona, pa. ***

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Wastewater Utility Operator/technician

counties, cities, boroughs, townships, and authorities maintain water and wastewater management functions for their citizens. this program prepares students to work in the high-paying and growing wastewater utility field and includes dep-approved course components. cpi\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s wastewater utility operator program prepares students for the padep operator certification tests for all wastewater treatment sub-classes and it prepares students for the isa exam(s) for certified control system technician exam.

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Water & Wastewater Utility Operator/technician

this program combines competencies and dep-approved components from water and wastewater. water specific training includes water treatment, water sources and supplies, coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration technologies and more. wastewater specific comonents taught in this course include wastewater treatment, activated sludge i & ii, wastewater collection systems, industrial pretreatment programs, corss connection control, and treatment ponds and lagoons. this program will prepare students for the padep operator certification tests for all water and wastewater treatment sub-classes and prepares students to take the isa exam(s) for certified control system technician. students can also earn dep contact hours in this course.

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Water Utility Operator/technician

cpi\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s water utility operator program offers dep approved component courses, such as the proactive operator, situational leadership, control fundamentals for the operator, operator math i & ii, as well as training in electrical, computer, mechanical, and pump systems needed to be successful in the water utility field. this program will prepare students for the padep operator certification tests for all water treatment sub-classes and prepares students to take the isa exam(s) for certified control system technician.

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Welding

this course will cover both basic and advanced welding techniques. the basic portion of the course will cover: padding, lap and tee joints using smaw, gmaw, and fcaw processes on mild steel as well as, safety and equipment set-up. to move on to the advanced portion of the course students must successfully pass a multiple pass tee joint in the 1f (horizontal) position to d1.1 specifications. the advanced portion of this course will cover: groove welds, using smaw, gmaw, fcaw welding processes. gtaw will also be offered it will include: lap tee and butt joints on mild steel and aluminum plate.

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