Workforce Development

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Search through our catalogs of current offerings from Nurse Aide courses, to Quality Assurance and HERCA trainings, plus so much MORE!    Current Offerings

 

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Training Opportunities - Business

  • Industrial First Aid – 12 hours – $100/person, group rates available
    • Participants are certified in CPR and First Aid to respond to emergency situations in an industrial setting. Meets MIOSHA requirements.
  • Spreadsheets – 16 hours – $180 – May 19 to June 8 - 100% ONLINE
    • A hands-on introduction to spreadsheets using the Microsoft Excel software.  Its main objective is to provide each student with a working knowledge of spreadsheet software.  1 credit.
  • Word Processing – 16 hours – $180 – May 19 to June 8 - 100% ONLINE
    • An introductory computer literacy course designed to teach the student basic word processing skills on a microcomputer to create, edit, store, and print documents using Microsoft Word software.  1 credit.
  • PowerPoint – 16 hours – $180 – May 19 to June 8 - 100% ONLINE
    • An introductory course for the uses and functions of Windows presentations. Emphasis is on basic concepts and the fundamentals of creating useful presentations and application to practical business problems.  1 credit.
  • Introduction to Quickbooks - 32 hours - $360 - May 19 to June 8 - 100% ONLINE
    • This course uses computerized accounting practice sets and commercially available software to introduce accounting on the microcomputer. General ledger, accounting cycle, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll applications are covered. Students will be responsible for additional assigned lab hours.

 

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Training Opportunities - Nursing

  • Phlebotomy for Nurses – 6 hours – $80
    • Course is designed for RN to improve their Phlebotomy skills.
  • RN to EMT Bridge – 82 hours – $950
    • Course for healthcare professionals currently licensed as an RN in MI wanting to add EMT certification for work in Emergency Medicine.
  • ACLS Certification – Practical – 8 hours – $60
    • For healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies for personnel in emergency response.
  • Using Lean Concepts in Healthcare – 4 hours – $120
    • In the healthcare field, providing value to the patient is of utmost importance. Eliminating delays, overcrowding and frustration with the current ways of doing things are likely high on the priority list, as well. There is significant concern about making sure processes are being followed to the letter and at the right time.  A lean organization is one that is equipped with a growth strategy, a survival strategy and an improvement strategy.  Where goals to care for the patient with the highest degree of quality and efficiency can be achieved. 
    • In this class, you will learn about how to implement fundamental and practical lean strategies in your healthcare environment. The opportunities for lean in the healthcare field are endless.

 

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Training Opportunities – Allied Health

  • ECG/EKG Dysrhythmia Interpretation Course – 8 hours – $80
    • A course for Healthcare professionals who play a role in managing cardiac emergencies. Course will assist students in strengthening their EKG skills
  • Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care with Simulation – 10 hours – $80
    • Dementia and dementia care education for frontline workers that fosters sensitivity and respect for the dementia client through improved communication techniques, understanding of the disease, and development of sensitive caregiving techniques.
  • Hearing Voices Mental Health Training – 3 hours – $50
    • This course creates an immersive experience to help participants understand the challenges and strengths of people diagnosed with mental illness who hear distressing voices.
  • Using Lean Concepts in Healthcare – 4 hours – $120
    • In the healthcare field, providing value to the patient is of utmost importance. Eliminating delays, overcrowding and frustration with the current ways of doing things are likely high on the priority list, as well. There is significant concern about making sure processes are being followed to the letter and at the right time.  A lean organization is one that is equipped with a growth strategy, a survival strategy and an improvement strategy.  Where goals to care for the patient with the highest degree of quality and efficiency can be achieved. 
    • In this class, you will learn about how to implement fundamental and practical lean strategies in your healthcare environment. The opportunities for lean in the healthcare field are endless.
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Training Opportunities – First Responder

  • Emergency Medical Technician Basic – 207 hours – $1,973
    • The EMT-Basic training will prepare students to provide care to patients in a variety of pre-hospital settings, and will cover safety, a variety of injuries, and assessment. State of Michigan approved curriculum. Includes Books, Background Check, Scrubs, and 1st attempt at National Registry Exam.
  • Advanced Emergency Medical Technician – 84 hours – $895
    • Perform medical interventions with the basic and advanced equipment located on an ambulance. Provide pre-hospital care.
  • RN to EMT Bridge – 82 hours – $950
    • Course for healthcare professionals currently licensed as an RN in MI wanting to add EMT certification for work in Emergency Medicine.
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Introduction to Quality Assurance – 30 hours – $800 - 100% ONLINE

The tools and techniques used by quality professionals can seem out of reach and complicated to many.   There is no need to make it harder than it needs to be.  In this course, we will break down basic quality concepts in a straightforward and easily understand way.    You will walk away with many new skills and tools to make significant improvements in your everyday work and home life. 

You will learn about:

  • Root cause analysis and problem solving
  • Risk management
  • Lean manufacturing concepts
  • Process mapping
  • Process control
  • Quality audits
  • And more 
Individual sections are available as well.
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Root Cause Analysis – 30 hours – $800 - 100% ONLINE

Problems seem to torment us daily and if we don’t find the root causes and eliminate them, they will return repeatedly.  There’s nothing worse than having to spend the time, energy and money to solve the same problem over and over again.  Often, the root of the problem not readily apparent and the costs of not finding them can be excessive.  In this course, you will learn the identification and problem solving skills that you need to find the real sources of your troubles and remove them permanently.

We will learn about:

  • Identifying root cause
  • Human error and strategies to identify and prevent them
  • Managing risk
  • Process mapping
  • Facilitating problem solving in teams
  • Collecting data and how to use it to understand it when you do 
Individual sections are available as well


Gogebic Community College’s Workforce Development team is committed to meeting your company’s training needs. Training is tailored to your specific objectives.

Example topics:

  • Accounting
  • Basic Mathematics
  • Business Communications
  • CAD (Computer Assisted Drafting)
  • Computer Training
  • Customer Service
  • Introduction to Business
  • Lean X (Manufacturing, Customer Service, Healthcare)
  • Leadership Development
  • Professionalism
  • Supervisor Skills
  • Workplace Literacy
  • Other Training as needed
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Training can be offered at your site, or allow us to host your team here on campus.  

Please request personalized assistance to develop customized training in your organization here.

See our current course offerings here.

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Contact information for Director of Workforce Development

 

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