Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District
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NEW! Online Courses in Consultative Sales

Fee: $129

Through our partnership with Growth Development Associates (GDA), we are offering online, self-paced sales and sales management training to help you and your organization achieve record level business growth and long-lasting results. Busy sales people and sales managers want to learn proven techniques and sales strategies. GDA’s powerful, field-tested sales and sales management training provides a useful and practical approach that is valuable for veteran sales professionals as well as new sales recruits. Course topics range from establishing rapport and presenting solutions to closing for commitment and selling upgrades, and much more.

Click here for individual course descriptions and to register.

Assertiveness Training

Fee: $75

Learn how to communicate more effectively, reduce your anxiety in confrontational situations, and increase satisfaction in your work and domestic life by being more assertive. Katharyn Morgan, licensed marriage and family therapist, will present information from the latest understanding of how the brain works that helps you understand your current ways of communicating and what prevents you from being more assertive. There will also be experiential activities, including role-playing opportunities, that allow you to explore alternative ways of standing up for your rights while respecting the rights of others.

Course Code Days Date Time Room
1955 TBD TBD TBD TBD

OSHA 40- Hour Hazwoper

Fee: $325

This 40 hour course provides Federal and State certification for those who work with hazardous waste for management operations, emergency response teams or trainers, and site clean up. This course satisfies the requirements for generalized employee training under the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) 1910.120 and State of California Regulations 5192 Title 8.
Course Code Days Date Time Room
1445 FS 10/3-10/17 8am-5 Cuyamaca College (CC)
Room F724  
1445 M-F 12/1-12/5 8am-5 Cuyamaca College (CC)
Room F724  

OSHA 8-Hour Refresher Federal and CalOSHA Standards

Fee: $75

This 8-hour Hazardous Waste Operator and Emergency Response (Hazwoper) course is designed to maintain the 40-hour or 24-hour Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Annual Certificate required for employees in the public or private sector, large or small businesses, who work with hazardous waste from management operations to on-site clean-up. This course includes lectures, table top exercises, and hands-on activities. A certificate will be issued upon completion of the class.
Course Code Days Date Time Room
1285 S 8/9 8-5pm Cuyamaca College (CC)
Room F-724
1285 F 9/12 8-5pm Cuyamaca College (CC)
Room F-724
1285 S 10/18 8-5pm Cuyamaca College (CC)
Room F-724
1285 F 11/14 8-5pm Cuyamaca College (CC)
Room F-724
1285 S 12/6 8-5pm Cuyamaca College (CC)
Room F-724

Department of Transportation (DOT)/ Hazardous Materials Regulations

Fee: $75

This course covers the Department of Transportation (DOT) Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) governing the transportation of hazardous substances. This course fulfills the DOT 49 CFR Hazardous Materials Transportation Awareness Training required by DOT and includes: using a hazardous materials table, preparing shipping papers, marking labeling, placard requirements, security awareness and site policies, handling emergencies, notification, identification and communication of hazards of transportation.
Course Code Days Date Time Room
1325 S 11/15 8-5pm Cuyamaca College (CC) Room
F-724

Smog Check Program

Fee: $295

This course will fulfill the 16 hour continuing education requirement for technicians seeking to renew their license.  DSO Basics, proper voltage and time settings, using trigger, cursor measurements, two channel waveform acquisition, and an introduction to current ramping.  Classroom and lab exercises with real vehicles using Fluke 192B DSO's The course will help technicians of all skill levels use their Digital Storal Oscilloscopes. 
 
Course Code Days Date Time Room
1055 MW 8/11-8/20 6:00pm-10:00pm Cuyamaca College (CC)  K-101

Mystery Shopper

Fee: $40

Do you like to shop, eat out, go to the movies, buy flowers or play golf? Mystery shopping is a great way to earn extra money and have fun at the same time by conducting business evaluations. This class presents an overview of how mystery shopping works, what type of assessment forms are used, the do’s and don’ts of completing assignments, how to get into the “shopper’s network” and how to avoid scams. You will the added benefit of learning from a hands-on shopper who will give you first-hand information and referrals.

Required text ($25): “How to Become a Mystery Shopper” (ISBN:9780977736522) available online or in bookstores. 
Course Code Days Date Time Room
1020 M 7/28 6pm-9 Cuyamaca College (CC)  L-102  
1020 T 10/6 6pm-9 Cuyamaca College (CC)  L-102  

Make Money with Home-Based Business

Fee: $40

Do you need to make more money? Would you rather work for yourself? If you can type, then you can learn to make money at home using your computer. In addition to learning how to start a business, discover how and where to find clients, 50 ways to advertise/market your services, effective home office equipment choices, 100 ways to make money with a computer, and free national networking information.


Course Code Days Date Time Room
1020 M 7/28 6pm-9 Cuyamaca College (CC)  L-102  
1020 T 10/6 6pm-9 Cuyamaca College (CC)  L-102  

Techniques for Developmental Disability Specialist

Fee: $315

For those opening group homes who want to deepen their knowledge of the specialized techniques in working with the developmentally disabled. This course meets the San Diego Regional Center’s requirement for support staff in service positions and provides the necessary technical knowledge to promote social skills and integration, adaptation, self-dependence, health, safety, nutrition, recreation, leisure, and communication for persons with disabilities. Topics covered include behavior management, functional skills, infection control, program planning and implementation, and independent living.


Course Code Days Date Time Room
1020 Online 8/7-9/18 Open Grossmont College (GC)  TBD
Class Meetings  Thursdays
8/7, 8/28, 9/18 6pm-9
 

 

 

 

GIS Series-Noncredit

Fee: $0 (Required Textbook $165)

Required textbook: “GIS Bundle” (Item Code BUN-GISTutorial) available online www.gisetc.com or in bookstores.  

The "GIS Bundle" included the following:

GIS Tutorial 1 ISBN 9781589483354  (For Intro to Spatial Reasoning)

GIS Tutorial 2 ISBN 9781589483378 (For GIS I)

GIS Tutorial 3 ISBN 9781589482074 (For GIS II)

The Esri Guide to GIS Analysis: Volume 1 ISBN 9781879102064 (For all courses)

The Esri Guide to GIS Analysis: Volume 2 ISBN 9781589481169 (For all courses)

Introduction to Spatial Reasoning and Geotechnologies-Noncredit

During this two-day course the students will be introduced to the basics of spatial reasoning and the applications of spatial technologies, including global positioning systems (GPS), remote sensing, and geographic information systems (GIS). Students will learn how spatial knowledge is generated, digitized, analyzed and will perform simple spatial analysis along with map interpretation. This class is the first of a 3-part of a series resulting in a GIS Certificate of Completion.

Course Code Days Date Time Room
1212 T, Th 8/19-8/28 5:30-8:30pm Cuyamaca College (CC) 
 L-103
1212 T, Th 10/14-10/23 5:30-8:30pm Cuyamaca College (CC) 
 L-103

Geographic Information Systems I (GIS I)-Noncredit 

This beginning GIS course is designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), including: GIS terminology; manipulating spatial data; and performing spatial analyses while using ArcView software. This class is the second of a 3-part series resulting in a GIS Certificate of Completion. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Spatial Basics or equivalent.

Course Code Days Date Time Room
1208 T, Th 9/2-9/18 5:30-8:30pm Cuyamaca College (CC) 
 L-103
1208 T, Th 10/28-11/18
No class on 11/11
5:30-8:30pm Cuyamaca College (CC) 
 L-103

Geographic Information Systems II (GIS II)-Noncredit

This intermediate GIS course is designed to provide students with additional training in cartography and spatial analysis using ArcView software. Upon completion, students will be able to use real-time data to design, produce, and analyze spatially interactive maps. This class is the third of a 3-part series resulting in a GIS Certificate of Completion. Prerequisite: Successful completion of GIS I or equivalent.

Course Code Days Date Time Room
1210 T, Th 7/17-8/5 5:30-8:30pm Cuyamaca College (CC) 
 L-103
1210 T, Th 9/23-10/9 5:30-8:30pm Cuyamaca College (CC) 
 L-103
1210 T, Th 11/20-12/11
No class 11/27
5:30-8:30pm Cuyamaca College (CC) 
 L-103

Solar Thermal Systems-Noncredit

Fee: $0 ($64 required textbook)

This course takes a blended learning approach, incorporating instructor-led lectures and hands-on labs that cover the fundamentals of design & installation, marketing for solar thermal systems, and the use of site-assessment tools for solar systems design. Coursework will cover the theory and application, including components of solar thermal systems. Students must have the ability to climb ladders, work at a height of ten feet off of the ground, operate soldering torches, work in a hot-water environment, work productively both individually and cooperatively in teams, and lift fifty pounds in weight.

Course Code Days Date Time Room
1222 M, W 8/25-11/13 5-9pm 
 
Cuyamaca College (CC)
Room F620  

Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Installation-Noncredit

Fee: $20 include OSHA10 certification and materials ($110 required textbook)

This is an entry level, interactive course combining academic and hands on experience for a career in the solar electric “PV” industry. Beginning with the fundamentals of photovoltaic, solar radiation, site surveys, and system components, the student will learn the foundation and terms used in this field. Once the basic concepts are learned, each student has four, practical, hands on labs to apply skills which they have learned. Students will complete this course with the vocabulary and basic experience to expand their careers in the growing solar and renewable energy industry. This course results in OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety Certification. Field trips may be required.

Course Code Days Date Time Room
1202 T, TH 8/26-10/16 4-9pm Cuyamaca College (CC)
Room F620

OSHA 10- General Industry Safety-Noncredit

Fee: $20 (includes materials and certificate)

The 10-hour OSHA course covers Federal OSHA-mandated topics, such as: an overview of the OSHA Act, how to locate specific OSHA regulations, how inspections, citations, and penalties work, how to assess walking and working surfaces, injury & illness recordkeeping, hazard communication, requirements for personal protective equipment (PPE), respiratory protection, hazardous materials, emergency action plans, a basic overview of electrical safety, and many other OSHA topics specific to general industry. A review of CalOSHA requirements vs. Federal OSHA requirements will be covered in detail. Students who complete this course will receive an official OSHA General Industry Safety Certification Wallet Card.

Course Code Days Date Time Room
1204 M, T, W 7/28-7/30 4-9pm Cuyamaca College (CC)
F-606
1204 M, T, W 9/8-9/10 5pm-9 MT
5pm-7 W
Cuyamaca College (CC)
F-724

OSHA 10- Construction Safety-Noncredit

Fee: $20 (includes materials and certificate)

This training program is intended to provide entry level construction workers information about their rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint as well as how to identify, abate, avoid and prevent job-related hazards on a construction site. The training covers a variety of construction safety and health hazards which a worker may encounter at a construction site. Students who complete this course will receive an official OSHA Construction Safety Certification Wallet Card.

Course Code Days Date Time Room
1206 M, T, W 7/21-7/23 5pm-9 Cuyamaca College (CC)
F-614
1206 M, T, W 9/15-9/17 5pm-9 MT
5pm-7 W
Cuyamaca College (CC)
F-724

Environmental Health & Safety Technician Training-Noncredit

Fee: $109 (includes materials and certificate)

If you’re interested in a career that helps companies prevent harm to workers and the environment, then this training program is for you! This entry level training provides students with the skills required to work in a variety of environmental fields. Course material includes such topics as: hazardous waste management, occupational health and safety, emergency response, and transportation of hazardous materials. The course work results in five industry-required certifications: 40 Hour OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Training, 30 Hour OSHA General Industry Safety Training, 8 Hour Department of Transportation Hazardous Material Awareness Training, 10 Hour Basic First Aid/CPR/AED Training, and 8 Hour Bloodborne Pathogens & Biological Safety for the EHS Technician.

Course Code Days Date Time Room
1216 T, W, Th 8/25-10/28 5-9pm 
 
Cuyamaca College (CC)
F-614  CANCELLED

Food Handler Training Certification-Noncredit

Fee: $6  (includes materials and certificate)

The 10-hour OSHA course covers Federal OSHA-mandated topics, such as: an overview of the OSHA Act, how to locate specific OSHA regulations, how inspections, citations, and penalties work, how to assess walking and working surfaces, injury & illness recordkeeping, hazard communication, requirements for personal protective equipment (PPE), respiratory protection, hazardous materials, emergency action plans, a basic overview of electrical safety, and many other OSHA topics specific to general industry. A review of CalOSHA requirements vs. Federal OSHA requirements will be covered in detail. Students who complete this course will receive an official OSHA General Industry Safety Certification Wallet Card.

Course Code Days Date Time Room
1001 M 9/8 6-9pm L-102
1001 M 10/13 6-9pm L-102
1001 M 11/10 6-9pm L-102

 

 

 


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Continuing Education Programs

  1. Grossmont - Cuyamaca College District
  2. Workplace Learning Resource Center
  3. Professional Development Academy
  4. English at Work
  5. Environmental Training Center
  6. Center of Excellence
  7. Project: WaterWorks
  8. Health Workforce Initiative
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