Classes are subject to change. Some courses provide Continuing Education Units (CEUs). For information about Corporate Education classes and workshops, call 784-7033 or email CorporateEducation@southflorida.edu.


Agriculture

Certified Crop Advisor’s Seminar – (AGZ 0001 ):

No classes are being offered at this time. Check back for future classes.

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Business and Technology

Business and Technology

Florida Real Estate Principles, Practices and Law (CRN 10844): Cost $299.00; Cost of coursebook not included. Eight weeks (64 hours). SFSC University Center, Room 109, Highlands Campus. Instructor: R. Carter. Become a professional Real Estate Agent. Take charge of your future, direct your own business, and choose your own schedule.  Email CorporateTraining@southflorida.edu for class dates/schedule.

Introduction to QuickBooks 2015 (CRN 10963): Cost $169.99. Meets Wednesdays, Aug. 30 through Sept. 9, 7-9 p.m., Building I, Room 209, Highlands Campus, Instructor:  M. Small.  Create a new company file, work with lists, set up items, track customers and sales, track vendors and expenses, track sales tax. 

Intermediate QuickBooks 2015 (CRN 11293): Cost $169.99.  Meets Wednesdays, Sept. 12 – 20, 7 – 9 p.m., Building I, Room 209, Highlands Campus, Instructor:  M. Small. Customize QuickBooks, track time, set up and use payroll, pay liabilities and taxes, purchase and manage inventory, building inventory assessment, track sales orders and back orders, work with reports, and integrate with Microsoft Excel.

Introduction to Adobe Acrobat Pro (CRN-):

No classes are being offered at this time. Check back for future classes.

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop (CRN-):

No classes are being offered at this time. Check back for future classes.

Intermediate Adobe Photoshop 6.0 (CRN ):

No classes are being offered at this time. Check back for future classes.

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016 (CRN 11315): Cost $95. Meets Tuesdays, Oct. 31 and Nov. 7, 5:30 – 9 p.m., Building I, Room 207, Highlands Campus. Learn to create, edit, format, insert and manipulate text, graphics, view, and print and save Microsoft Word documents.

Intermediate Microsoft Word 16 (CRN-21355): Cost $95. Meets Tuesdays, Nov. 14 and 21, 5:30 – 9 p.m., Building I, Room 207, Highlands Campus. Learn advanced formatting, drawing tools, create and manage tables, and work with column layouts. This workshop is for participants who have basic skills in Microsoft Word 2016, and want to learn intermediate-level skills. .

Advanced Microsoft Word 2016 (CRN):
No classes are being offered at this time. Check back for future classes.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016 (CRN 11314): Cost $95.  Meets Tuesdays, Oct. 3-10, 5;30 – 7:30 p.m., Building I, Room 207, Highlands Campus. Learn to create, format, save, and print basic spreadsheets, formulas, and charts.

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016 (CRN-10859): Cost $95. Meets Tuesdays, Oct. 17-24, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Building I, Room 207, Highlands Campus. Learn to and utilize Excel tables, filter, sorting and pivot tables, and more complex formulas as IF, SUMIF, COUNTIF, and FLASH FILL formulas. 

Advanced Microsoft Excel 2016 (CRN-TBA): 

No classes are being held at this time. Check back for future classes.

Introduction to PIXLR (CRN 11317): Cost $75. Meets Tuesday, Nov. 11, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Building I, Room 207, Highlands Campus. Discover PIXLR a free online photo and graphics application. In this class participants will learn the basic of PIXLR for photo correction and enhancement, merging images, creating PowerPoint presentation backgrounds, manipulating text, and enhancing old documents and photographs.

Introduction to Microsoft OUTLOOK 2016 (CRN-TBA):

No classes are being held at this time. Check back for future classes.

Introduction to  Microsoft ACCESS 2016 (CRN-TBA):

No classes are being held at this time. Check back for future classes.

Intermediate Microsoft ACCESS 2016 (CRN-):

No classes are being held at this time. Check back for future classes.

Advanced Microsoft ACCESS 2016 (CRN-):

No classes are being held at this time. Check back for future classes.

For workshop description contact Corporate Training at 863-784-7034 or email Corporatetraining@southflorida.edu.

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Child Development

Child Development

For information about SFSC’s Child Development courses, call Deborah Gutierrez at 784-7032 or email Deborah.Gutierrez@southflorida.edu.

FCCPC Renewal Online-English (CRN 10470):  Cost $184. CEUs: 45. This strictly online course is self-paced and has no exams or class meetings. Students must notify Debbie Gutierrez via email when they have registered and paid in order to gain online access. Class is also available in Spanish. Course runs Jan. 4 – May. 3.

Director’s Credential Renewal Online-English (CRN 10471): Cost $189. CEUs: 45. This strictly online course is self-paced and has no exams or class meetings. Students must notify Debbie Gutierrez via email when they have registered and paid in order to gain online access. Class is also available in Spanish. Course runs Jan. 4 – May. 3.

Program Management Online (EEZ 0002/CRN 20798):

No classes are being held at this time. Check back for future classes.

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Health Occupations

Health Occupations

Basic Life Support/CPR:

Call 863-784-7034 or email corporatetraining@southflorida.edu for schedule.

First Aid:

Call 863-784-7034 or email corporatetraining@southflorida.edu for schedule.

Nursing Assistant Certification Course: Learn competence, compassion, confidence, conscience, commitment, and culture. Develop specific knowledge and skills to become a professional Nursing Assistant. Receive rigorous training, individualized instruction, and practice in the clinical environment. Begin your career in the Caring Professional of Nursing with focus on advancement. Upon successful completion of this course, students will acquire technical and academic knowledge needed for employability and for further education advancement in Health Science careers. For information, call Lorrie at 863-784-7033 or email corporatetraining@southflorida.edu.


 

 

Health Occupations (Public Service)

SFSC’s continuing education courses help firefighters and EMS personnel keep pace with clinical care developments.  For information about SFSC’s courses that facilitate the recertification of EMTs and paramedics, call Steve Ashworth at 784-7722 or email Steven.Ashworth@southflorida.edu.

Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers – Teaches proper CPR techniques to health care workers and the public. (EMZ 0216 is an eight-hour class.)

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider Course – This American Heart Association course is designed for health care workers. Students learn how to evaluate and manage the first 10 minutes of adult ventricular fibrillation/ventricular tachycardia (VF/VT) arrest. (EMZ 0205 is a 16-hour course.) Advanced Cardiac Life Support Renewal Course is for students with an ACLS Provider card. (EMZ 0205 is an eight-hour course.)   SFSC’s continuing education courses help firefighters and EMS personnel keep pace with clinical care developments.  For information about SFSC’s courses that facilitate the recertification of EMTs and paramedics, call Steve Ashworth at 784-7722 or email Steven.Ashworth@southflorida.edu.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Course – This American Heart Association course is for health care workers who may respond to the cardiac emergencies of critically ill infants and children. (EMZ 0105 is a 16-hour course.) Pediatric Advanced Life Support Renewal Course is for students with a PALS Provider card. (EMZ 0105 is an eight-hour course.) For information about SFSC’s courses that facilitate the recertification of EMTs and paramedics, call Steve Ashworth at 784-7722 or email Steven.Ashworth@southflorida.edu.

Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition, and Stabilization (PEARS) Provider Course – This course prepares health care providers to deal with cases of severe cardiopulmonary distress in children and contact the next level of care early. (EMZ 0112 is an eight hour course.)

Acute Coronary Syndromes Provider Course – Developed by the University of Miami, School of Medicine, this course trains health care providers to recognize the early signs of acute coronary syndromes and provide treatment. (EMZ 0212 is an eight-hour course.)

Acute Stroke Life Support (ASLS) Provider Course – This course was developed by the University of Miami, School of Medicine, to train health care providers to recognize the early signs of stroke. (EMZ 0213 is an eight-hour course.)

CPR Training Class – CEUs: 4. Cost $60. Public Service Building, Room 101, Highlands Campus. Course covers new or renewal training in Healthcare Provide BLS (CPR and AED) through the American Heart Association is being offered for students who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. Students will participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations, practice and skills testing.  Students are required to complete and pass a written exam. For scheduled class dates or for more information, Corporate and Community Education, at (863) 784-7033 or email CorporateTraining@southflorida.edu.  

Emergency Vehicle Operators Course – This course instructs students how to operate an ambulance correctly. It meets the state of Florida (FAC 64E-2.012) requirements for ambulance operation. (EMZ 0296 is a 16-hour course.)

First Aid: CEUs: 4. Cost $60, Public Service Building, Room 101, Highlands Campus. Course provides training for designated first responders or individuals needing credentialed training for job or regulatory requirements. This course covers first aid basics, medical, injury and environmental emergencies and AED use.  Students are required to complete and pass a written exam.  For scheduled class dates or for more information, Corporate and Community Education, at (863) 784-7033 or email CorporateTraining@southflorida.edu  

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor Course – This course prepares students to teach the Advance Cardiac Life Support Provider Course. Prerequisites: AHA Core Instructor Course and a Current ACLS Provider card. (EMZ 0210 is an eight-hours course.)

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Trade and Industry

EPA Test (ADZ 0010): Cost $52.75. CEUs: 8. For more information, contact instructor Tom Bush, 784-7117 or 784-7162.

Certified Forklift Driver Course (CRN 11338 and CRN 11339): Cost $199,CEU’s: 5, Become a certified forklift operator. Meets OSHA Standard 1910-178. For class schedule email CorporateTraining@southflorida.edu or call 863-784-7033.

Water Treatment Class C Course (CRN 11309): Cost $1,250* price includes books. Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., and one Saturday each month for four hours, over the course of 6 months, Room 211, DeSoto Campus. Successful completion of this course will be evidenced by passing score on the Florida Operator’s Certification Exam, and with a grade of C or better. The resulting Certificate of Completion satisfies the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s course prerequisite for taking the Florida Operator’s Certification exam. For a class schedule email CorporateTraining@southflorida.edu.

Commercial Vehicle Driving Course (CRN 11304): Cost $3,500. Meets Monday through Thursdays, Aug. 7 through Oct. 9, Crews Center, Highlands Campus. This eight week course provides quality instruction on a short-term basis to prepare students for entry level employment within the industry. Participates learn Department of Transportation (DOT) rules and regulations, safety, logs and other legal topics of  trucking and transportation,  vehicle systems, safe vehicle operation. This course will prepare you for the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) examination. The CDL examination is administered by SFSC as part of the programs. For information, contact Lorrie Key at 863-784-7033.

 

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Commercial Drivers License

CDL exams and refresher exams are scheduled by appointment only. For information, call Lorrie Key at 784-7033. 

CDL Refresher Class: This class “A” and “B” refresher course is for experienced drivers who have allowed their CDL to lapse or revert back to a Class “E” license. This course is offered in either 8-hour or 72-hour increments, depending on necessity and availability. It provides one-on-one training needed to pass the CDL skills test, providing the applicant is already competent in driving a class “A” or class “B” commercial vehicle.

The CDL Refresher Class does not train students with no truck-driving experience. If your goal is to become a truck driver and obtain your CDL, enroll in SFSC’s Commercial Vehicle Driving program. 

CDL Exam: The State of Florida CDL exam consists of three parts:

  • Pre-trip inspection. Applicants demonstrate that they know how to inspect a commercial vehicle as defined by the permit the applicant currently holds (“A” or “B”). This inspection is conducted in accordance with DOT standards set forth by the State of Florida. Criteria is heavily emphasized.
  • Basic Controls Skills Test: Applicants demonstrate that they can back and park a vehicle in a confined area, involving six possible exercises, as mandated by the State of Florida.
  • Driving Skills Test: Applicants demonstrate their ability to drive a commercial vehicle in most road situations, using all skills acquired in training. Tests lasts 30-45 minutes and is mandated by the State of Florida.

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