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TIPS Training for On-Premise

DCB 1414

The five-hour On-Premise TIPS program is designed for servers at restaurants, bars, hotels or any establishment where alcohol is consumed on the premises. Employees learn strategies for serving alcohol responsibly while providing the best possible customer service.

Child Abuse Rec & Rep Online

DCB 1454

Protecting our children from child abuse is everyones responsibility. This is a self-paced, open-entry, online course on mandated reporting of child abuse. As required by law, this course is designed to meet the requirement for a two-hour certification course to be conducted for all educational staff in New York State as part of Section 413 of the New York Social Services Law. Certificates will be mailed upon completion.

Bartending, Art of with TIPS

DCB 1639

This hands-on course presents a thorough introduction to the in-demand field of bartending. Students learn how to prepare drinks from the exotic to the ever popular standards, the art of presentation, customer interactions, and the responsibilities that accompany this job. Students must be at least 18 years old to attend. Proof of age is required.

CASAC Fast Track Evening II-IV

DCB 1724

Students enrolled in SUNY Ulster’s evening program are able to complete their 350 educational hours in 12 months. For no class and alternate class dates, see information provided below for each section. Instructor: D. Hale, CASAC, CPP

CASAC Fast Track Evening III-I

DCB 1731

Students enrolled in SUNY Ulster’s evening program are able to complete their 350 educational hours in 12 months. For no class and alternate class dates, see information provided below for each section. Instructor: D. Hale, CASAC, CPP

CASAC Fast TrackEvening III-II

DCB 1732

Students enrolled in SUNY Ulster’s evening program are able to complete their 350 educational hours in 12 months. For no class and alternate class dates, see information provided below for each section. Instructor: D. Hale, CASAC, CPP

Social Security Strategies

DCB 1751

About 40% of retirees apply for Social Security as soon as they become eligible at age 62. But by doing so, they may significantly and permanently reduce the benefits that they-and possibly their spouses-could receive over a lifetime. Source: SSA, 2015. Social Security provides not only a guaranteed income stream but also longevity protection, spousal protection, and some inflation protection. It may be the closest thing you receive to a traditional pension. There may be ways to maximize the lifetime Social Security benefits you receive.

Photovoltaics (PV) Systems

DCB 1795

The class covers the basic sizing and design of systems to serve a given electrical load and safety procedures for installers and for those learning the basics of solar installation. Students study the electrical code for PV systems in detail and the various mounting systems for PV arrays and how they affect roofs. Course includes a hands-on installation of a PV system. Students completing this course may sit for the NABCEP Associate Exam. This course is approved by New York State Bureau of Veterans Education for payment of VA Education Benefits. Prerequisite: Electrical Theory. Required text: Photovoltaic Systems, ISBN: 9780826913081

CASAC Program

DCB 1803

Building Analyst Training

DCB 1842

This training prepares students to perform comprehensive, "whole-house" energy assessments, identify a building’s problems at the root cause and prescribing and prioritizing solutions based on building science principles. Upon successful completion of the written and field exams, students will receive Building Analyst certification. Building Analyst is a prerequisite for several other BPI certifications. Prerequisite: basic building science background is strongly recommended Suggested textbook: Residential Energy, ISBN: 9781880120095

CASAC Info Session

DCB 1853

For those interested in becoming an addictions counselor or for professionals who wish to re-specialize in addiction counseling, these sessions will address the training, education, and competencies required. Speak to a Program Coordinator about how academic coursework may substitute for some of the requisite training hours.

Financial Management

DCB 2014

Research has shown that the vast majority of millionaires are fastidious planners, budgeters, and investors. They set a goal, make a plan to reach that goal, then work hard to make it happen. Presentation demonstrates ways to develop a sound financial strategy one that covers all the financial bases, from insurance to investing to estate conservation. This educational presentation will include directions on the: Ways to help money work smarter and harder, How to estimate the amount of insurance protection one may need, The true cost of credit-card debt, Three critical components of a sound investment plan, Steps to take to help manage taxes and potentially increase net worth, How to calculate how much money one may need to retire, and Important estate conservation strategies. Everyone who attends will receive a full-color, 20-page workbook on financial management. This resource contains a wealth of information-including exercises and questions that could help you assess the current situation and make sound financial decisions.

Retirement Investing

DCB 2037

This course expands on topics covered in the first course. Additional topics covered are sections and conventions, and isometric drawings. Special emphasis is placed on using the software to complete the assignments. Prerequisite: Drafting Fundamentals I.

Money & Finance Package

DCB 2038

Take all three classes and receive a discount! Financial Management, Social Security and Retirement Investing Instructor: B. Ginty is the owner of Independent Financial Services, specializing in comprehensive financial planning.

Drone Piloting Commercial Use

DCB 2163

Attend our FREE INFORMATION SESSION! Learn about Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules for flying drones commercially. This exciting and emerging new technology is now available for commercial FAA Remote Pilot Certification. Learn how drone use is transforming industries and will have a substantial economic impact by enhancing current jobs and creating new jobs. There will be a short flight demonstration. Registration is required.

sUAS Intro, Drone Piloting

DCB 2164

This course is comprehensive, hands-on training that gives you all the vital skills and information you need to start piloting drones safely and legally. This emerging technology will transform industries and have a substantial economic impact. This course also covers the types of flight systems available, their capabilities and which one would be best for your use; how drones can be used in business and industry applications, how to apply drone technology to bring efficiencies to business as well as reviewing drone photography and videography skills. Topics covered include flying multi-rotor and fixed-wing drones, indoor flight training, diverse flight systems, maintenance, registration and certification requirements, safety, insurance, industry applications, featured systems (DJI, Yuneec, etc.), emerging technologies, and the latest FAA policies. Our unique indoor flight training methodology uses model quadcopters (currently the Syma X5C without FPV) flying indoors without wind/weather through obstacle courses. This approach develops three primary skill proficiencies: dealing with flight system orientation, depth perception and flying without dependency on GPS (lost GPS signal is a key factor in many drone crashes). SkyOp has found these are the essential skills needed to create the safest, most proficient remote pilots and are easily transferred into more advanced drone flight systems. You will receive a workbook, a training quadcopter with a camera, and a computer flight simulator with a radio controller and a training certificate of completion.

Drone Pilot Test Prep

DCB 2165

Anyone operating a drone for any commercial or business purpose must obtain an FAA remote pilot certification. This highly focused course prepares you for the test to receive this certification. Beyond drone-specific material, you will gain an understanding of much of the ground-school information covered in the FAA’s knowledge test. Topics covered include regulations relating to small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS); airspace classification, interpretation of sectional navigation charts, operating requirements and flight restrictions; aviation weather sources and effects; small unmanned aircraft loading and performance; emergency procedures; aeronautical decision-making and crew resource management; radio communication procedures; physiological effects of drugs and alcohol; airport operations; and maintenance and preflight inspection procedures. The course fee includes a workbook, a sectional chart and a 50 FAA sample test questions. The Unmanned Aircraft – General ($150) 60 question test is NOT included in this course. It is only administered by an authorized Knowledge Testing Center. With a passing score of 70% you can apply for the FAA Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations part 107 remote pilot certificate. Recommended prerequisite: Intro to sUAS/Learn to Fly.

Build A Website II

DCB 2172

In this course, students will extend their knowledge of HTML5 and CSS in building multipage websites. Students will explore file structure and hierarchy, CSS strategies for managing multi-column layout, CSS drop-down menus, tables, forms and multimedia. Optional: Students who take Designing Your Business Website Content for Maximum Success can use their own business content from that course to develop their own professional multi-page website in this course. Prerequisite: Learn to Build a Website-Part I or equivalent knowledge (instructor-approved)

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