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Get a new career in a short time

In addition to two-year degree and yearlong certificate programs, PDCCC provides short-term career studies programs ranging from 9 to 29 credit hours. They include American Sign Language, Bookkeeping, Child Care I and Child Care II, Computer Support Specialist, Entrepreneurship in Small Business Management, Fire Science Technology, Hardware and Software Support, Industrial Maintenance, Industrial/Residential Wiring, Leadership, Legal Office, Medical Office Billing Clerk, Medical Office Specialist, Nurse Aide, Phlebotomy, Pre-Nursing, Professional Welder-Fabricator, Professional Welder-Pipe, Professional Welder-Plate, Religious Studies, Word Processing Technician, and the following newer Career Studies programs:

Warehouse and Distribution Operation Career Studies Certificate

PDCCC’S Warehouse and Distribution Operation Career Studies Certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills needed for entry-level positions: a basic understanding of the concepts of warehouse and distribution operations; the equipment and procedures employed in operation; safety and security procedures; and the concept of working teams in a warehouse and distribution operations. Students will master basic warehouse tasks, including training on warehouse management system application software, the operation of lift trucks, and storage rack stacking in a working laboratory environment.

During the upcoming fall semester that begins in August, the class schedule for this program includes Introduction to Business, Thursdays, Aug. 19 through Dec. 9, from 6 to 10 p.m.; Team Concepts and Problem Solving; and Studies in Warehouse and Distribution Operation, Mondays, Aug. 24 through Dec. 7, from 6 to 10 p.m.

Since the class size is limited to 20 participants per class, early registration is encouraged. Funding for tuition and books is available for all applicants through the SEVA PORT Grant. Call 569-6050 for more details.

Heating, Ventilation

and Air Conditioning

Designed for persons seeking employment in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning fields, this program emphasizes in-depth training in theory, hands-on applications and on-the-job experience.

Students learn the characteristics of refrigerants, circuit diagrams, burners and heat pumps, and advanced service techniques on a wide variety of equipment used in refrigeration, air conditioning, and phases of heating, ventilation, and controls.

Courses include Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Control I, II, and III; Circuits and Controls; Heating System I; Heat Pumps; Advance Troubleshooting and Services; and Seminar and Projects. Financial aid is also available for this particular program through the College’s On-Ramp Grant, Pell Grant; and the Trade Act. For more information, call 569-6064.

For information on other programs and options available at PDCCC, call 569-6700, or visit www.pdc.edu.