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CPR for Health Care Providers (BLS)
with CPTC Staff
Participants will be instructed in the proper techniques of doing chest compressions, delivering ventiliation, and early uise of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). The course follows the curriculum of the American Heart Associations for Basic Life Support (BLS) training, which includes adult, child, and infant rescue techniques. Students will receive an American Heart Association BLS card for health care providers, which is valid for 2 years.
Find map to campus to locate Building 21, Room 214. Location is subject to change based on room availability.
NOTE: A $2.00 debit/credit card processing fee may be added to the cost of the course.
Curly Hair Cutting Basics
with Ehrin Campbell
This workshop is designed to help students gain confidence in working with curly hair. Students will:
- review the four forms of hair cutting and how to apply them to perform a dry curly hair cut.
- make sense of the curly clients and their culture.
- summarize the importance of the curly client consultation process.
- demonstrate proper procedures to achieve basic curly haircuts on various curly textures.
Lunch will be provided.
Mannequins will be provided. No books are required, but the followting text is recommended:
Milady Standard Natural Hair Care & Braiding by Diane Carol Bailey & Diane Da Costa.
- The cost of this class includes a $25 NON-REFUNDABLE registration fee.
- A $2.00 Credit/Debit Card processing fee may be added to the course fee.
Forklift Training (WRKFR 338)
with Jayson Quiocho
Created for those who use forklifts on the job, with a strong emphasis on safety. Our thorough course is approved by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries and us OSHA compliant. Text included in cost of course. Forklift card presented after payment and successful completion in class. Certification is valid for 3 years.
NOTE: A $2.00 Credit/Debit Card processing fee may be added to the course fee.
OPEN LAB Digital
with CPTC Staff
What is Open Lab?
Open Lab was designed to help you bridge gaps in your digital literacy skills in a manner that fits your budget, schedule, and specific learning needs. We combine a variety of online classes with face-to-face tutoring and coaching to meet this goal. In addition to working with individuals, we also create plans for small employers with limited training budgets to help their employees improve digital literacy skills. You are not tied to rigid class schedules, unless that is what you want.
What kinds of things can I get help with through Open Lab?
- Overcome fear of computers.
- Add Microsoft office certifications to your resume.
- Learn how to get the most out of your smart phone.
- Get help with making a list of question to ask before you buy a new computer.
- Learn tips on how to surf the web safely.
- Learn how to take great pictures with your digital camera.
- Interested in studying at Clover Park and need help brushing up on math and English before you start? We can help with that, too.
We operate with a "no-wrong-door" policy. If Open Lab isn't the right solution for you, we will help connect you to resources through other community partners.
Is Open Lab available to the general public or just students Clover Park students?
Open Lab was developed with the local community and small employers in mind. For students registered in Clover Park programs we also offer services in conjunction with other training and programs provided by the College.
What is the cost?
If you like what you see, that initial fee can be used to reduce the cost of punch card that gives you access to additional services through scheduled walk-in sessions or one-on-one sessions with a coach. Online courses start at $115 for six-week classes such as Microsoft Office courses. Bundled and group pricing is available. Pricing is subject to change with 30-day prior notice.
Contact us at 253.589.5575 to set up a plan that works for you!
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OPEN LAB DIY Home Maintenance
What is Open Lab DIY Home Maintenance?
Open Lab DIY is a hands-on learning community designed with new homeowners and soon-to-be homeowners in mind. Learn some of the hands-on skills to needed to do basic maintenace or simple home improvement projects.
We designed Open Lab DIY with homeowners in mind, but anyone 18 years of age and older who wishes to learn basic handyman/woman skills is welcome. This workshop series is designed to fit your schedule, budget and specific interests.
What kinds of things can I do in Open Lab DIY?
- Hands-on skills and safe tool use
- Tiling and grouting projects
- Basic woodworking skills
- When to DIY and when to call a licensed expert
- Home inpection reports and what they DON'T tell you
- Introducstion to furniture upholstery
- Simple plumbing maintenance
- Basic roof maintenance
- Basic electrical and lighting solutions
- Home security systems
- Rainwater collection systems
- Identify dry rot, mold, and pest problems
- If it's not on the list, then tell us what you need to learn
What is the cost?
You can test out Open Lab DIY for as little as $49. If you like what you see, that initial fee can be used to reduce the cost of punch card that gives you access to additional sessions. Pricing is subject to change with 30-day prior notice. Refer to pricing menu for details and class schedule for time and date of specific sessions.
Contact us at 253.589.5575 to get started!
Phlebotomy Program (PHLEB 120)
with MaDonna Murphy
This program is designed to develop basic phlebotomy skills for blood collection and safe handling. Are you a currently employed health care professional interested in expanding your skill set? Students will learn proper technique and order of draw for venipuncture, using a variety of collection methods (syringes, vacutainers and butterfly needle). Student will also learn proper techniques for collecting blood specimens using finger and heel sticks. Students will have lab time to practice their skills on other students in a mock laboratory setting. This is a hybrid course. The theory portion is delivered online, which includes the 7 hours of HIV/AIDS training required by the State of Washington. Lab times will be Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:00 - 7:00 pm in Building 21, Room 214
This is a basic skills course for health care professionals currently employed in the field. There is no clinical component included in this course.
Program Fee - $620
The program fee includes a supply kit required for the course. The cost of the textbook varies (used, new, or rent) and is not included in the program fee. This program is not eligible for federal financial aid. You may be eligible, however, for other funding sources depending on your circumstances.
2018-19 Academic Year Phlebotomy Program Session Schedule:
- July 9 - August 10, 2018
- October 1 - November 2, 2018
- November 5 - December 11, 2018
- January 7 - February 8, 2019 **SESSION IS FULL**
- February 11 - March 15, 2019
- April 8 - May 10, 2019
- May 13 - June 14, 2019
Program Eligibility Requirement
At least three months of work experience in healthcare and/or formal training in a healthcare field is required. Students must provide documentation of work or training in the first week of class.
How to Register
Contact Continuing Education at 253-589-5575 to schedule an appointment to register. Permission to register is required. Payment for the course is due at the time of registration, unless alternate payment arrangments have been approved with Continuing Education Office. Only registrations are not guaranteed.