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Electrical Theory I - Basics

DCB 1947

Learn electrical theory basics for a variety of professional fields including the manufacturing field. Course will cover basic electrical distribution, identifying and selecting electrical equipment, sizing wires and overcurrent protection, an introduction to the National Electrical Code, installing wires and conduit, theory of series and parallel circuits and measuring voltage and current. This course includes a lab component.

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.

Art as a Business

DCB 2086

Are you a talented artist struggling to survive in the business world? Do you feel that the business side of your trade escapes you? Or are you a serious craftsman who has considered turning your creative hobby into a business? This seminar will provide you with valuable information on how to build a business from a passion and turn your art into a successful business endeavor. Topics such as taxes, insurance, sales and marketing strategies, financial controls, craft fairs and self-promotion will be covered by an experienced artist and business person.

Successful Farmers Mkt Booth

DCB 2087

Farmers Markets and other open air retail venues have become increasingly popular in our area producing an important amount of economic activity for retailers. This seminar examines the issues that make a successful market booth such as product presentation, signage, marketing, internet presence, use of social media, customer analytics, costs controls and analysis, location, handling payment, permits, etc. The seminar is presented by a seasoned business counselor with an extensive amount of experience managing local open air markets who is willing to share the secrets of successful participation in this type of venues.

Personal Trainer - Hybrid

DCB 2126

Get all the information needed to start an exciting fitness career and become a Certified Personal Trainer. We have over 5,000 internship employers waiting to hire our graduates. We do what a written test alone cannot do for you to become a successful Certified Personal Trainer. Our unique employer internship walks many of our graduates into better paying jobs! This challenging course is for candidates wanting CONVENIENT ONLINE information with in-depth instruction and hands-on practical labs on video to understand how it all comes together. Your key bonus option is to experience & master the essential career hands on skills at a local fitness center near you as part of this collegiate program. This is a special feature that only W.I.T.S. offers.

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 I

DCB 2171

Students are provided with a hands-on introduction to the universal architecture of the web. This course covers website construction with HTML5 and CSS, design and usability concepts, website hosting and administration. Students will learn how to build a simple, professional-class website.

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)

Intro to Javascript/Jquery

DCB 2173

This course is designed for JavaScript novices who have little or no experience with the language. Students will learn the structure of JavaScript - variables, scope, control flow and functions. Students will create code that interacts with DOM and adds interactive behavior to a website. The course will discuss best practices and introduce jQuery – a widely used JavaScript library. Prerequisite: knowledge of HTML and CSS or Learn to Build a Website - Part I.

Wbste Optimization for Google

DCB 2174

his course examines the interplay between clear business messaging and search engine optimization. Principles covered include: Niche Service, Location, Speed, Proper Website Structure, Blogs, Target Keywords, Tags, Metadata, Google Analytics basics, Google Search Console basics, AdWords basics and Tips and Tricks.

Cert Fiber Op Tech

DCB 2184

This introductory course explores the theory and history of fiber optics data transmission and is designed for anyone wanting to become certified in the basic installation, troubleshooting and testing techniques of installed fiber optics networks as required per industry standards. This program includes 85% hands-on activities by allowing you to build and test your own fiber optics network. Certification Exams are administered and graded at the end of the session. You must pass both the written and hands-on exams to successfully pass this course. This course is recognized by The US Department of Labor and is sanctioned by the Fiber Optic Association (FOA). Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of computers; ability to speak and understand the English language. Prices include study materials, exams. One-year membership to FOA.

Cert Optics Specialist

DCB 2185

This 2-day, program is designed to offer advanced training to anyone involved with the testing and maintenance of fiber optics networks. This comprehensive program explains the variety of testing standards, equipment and technological approaches used in fiber network testing and splicing and how to choose among them. This 85% hands on course explores the overall spectrum of testing and maintenance of singlemode fiber optics networks and provides a detailed overview and demonstration of various pieces of equipment used in testing and maintenance. Subject matter includes a detailed study of ANSI/TIA/EIA-526-(7)A, OTDR fundamentals and uses, OTDR vs. Insertion Loss Testing, Return Loss Testing, and Attenuation testing using the Power Source and Light Meter. This FOA sanctioned fiber optics course is recognized by the US Department of Labor. Prerequisite: Successful completion of the CFOT course within the preceding 12 months.

Cert Fiber Op Splicing Special

DCB 2186

This 2-day, Splicing Specialist Training includes a complete explanation of the importance of high performance splicing and further details the points necessary to achieve these splices. An overview of OTDR functions and trace understanding is also provided during this presentation. 85% hands on classroom activities will provide training in both fusion and mechanical splicing of either single or multimode fiber optic cables. Inside or outside plant fiber optic cable types will be utilized at instructor's discretion during these hands-on sessions along with fiber optics enclosures and splice trays. The student will be responsible for successfully making and testing both mechanical and fusion splices. In addition to the basic splicing activities outlined above, the student will further be required to correctly and efficiently install spliced fibers into splice trays and enclosures. The student will further be required to achieve a splice loss of less than 0.15 dB for all splices and demonstrate proficiency in interpretation of splice loss using OTDR splice traces. Note: The student must pass both the written and hands on exams to successfully pass this course. Prerequisite: Successful completion of the CFOT course within the preceding 12 months.

Estate Conservation

DCB 2215

ESTATE CONSERVATION: HELP PROTECT YOUR ESTATE ASSETS & AVOID UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES Like many people, you may hope to leave a substantial legacy for your loved ones and charitable causes. But without proper planning and the appropriate financial strategies, you may not be able to protect your assets from probate and other unintended consequences. As a result, your estate may be settled in ways you did not intend. When you attend the class, you will receive a full-color, 20-page workbook on estate planning.


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