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Corporate College provides hundreds of training options for advanced manufacturing and industrial technology topics. Some of our most popular offerings are listed below.
This welding certification course allows highly experienced welders the option to quickly achieve a specific certification issued by the AWS (American Welding Society) in the processes of MIG, TIG, or Stick. Corporate College also offers many specialty AWS courses by position.
The study of electrical laws and principles pertaining to DC and AC circuits is the focus of this Basic Electricity Course. This will include among other things; current, voltage, resistance, power, inductance, capacitance, and transformers. The course stresses the use of standard electrical tests, electrical equipment, and basic trouble shooting procedures. Electrical safety and sound practices will be emphasized throughout the various aspects of the course curriculum.
This course provides an introduction to reading and interpreting machine shop symbols, welding blueprints and working drawings used in trades and crafts. Focus will be placed on dimension, shape, fabrication and assembly. Application of basic mathematics to the solution of print and performance problems is also included.
Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspector's Commission Course
Corporate College in cooperation with the State of Indiana's Boiler and Pressure Vessel Division, offers a special training course for persons interested in acquiring eligibility for securing certification from the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors as an authorized inspector, owner-user inspector or jurisdictional competency recognition. The course is designed for the understanding of ASME code standards, inspection concepts and preparation to sit for the National Board Examination. Persons not possessing all of the requisite experience or who are not employed by a recognized inspection agency at the time they sit for the exam, may attend the class and sit for the examination, but not anticipate receiving a commission until they have gained the required experience or have been employed by a recognized inspection agency. They must, however, be a high school graduate (or the equivalent) and possess a working knowledge of algebra, particularly transposition of formulas and order of operations.
Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician (CAMT)
Maintenance expenses are the single largest controllable element in any operating budget. This course is designed as an introduction for new maintenance professionals or as a refresher for the veteran employee to give these professionals the knowledge and tools necessary to run an effective maintenance program.
Geometric dimensioning and tolerance is a symbolic language used on engineering drawings and computer generated three-dimensional solid models (CAD) for explicitly describing nominal geometry and its allowable variation. Thus defining the allowable variation in form and possibly size of individual features and defining the allowable variation between features.
This 240-contact hour program provides students with the knowledge and skills to assemble, install, troubleshoot, repair and modify machinery and automated systems in a manufacturing environment.
MSSC Certified Production Technician
The MSSC Certified Production Technician certification is the nationally recognized certification supported by the National Association of Manufacturers. The training will enable workers to build the core knowledge and skills required in modern advanced manufacturing. This course will validate with the certification the worker's technical, academic and employability skills needed in the modern manufacturing environment. The four modules comprising the course are:
NIMS CNC Machine Operator
Introduces the basic principles and practices of CNC machine operation used in manufacturing environments. The course will cover all aspects of safe and proper use of tooling, fixtures, and precision measurement devices with respect to CNC Parts and CNC machining centers. This course will use lecture, lab, online simulation and programming, testing, and a formal Credentialing Achievement Record to prepare students for NIMS CNC Operator Certification Level 1.
NIMS CNC MILLING I
PROGRAMMING SETUP & OPERATIONS: This course covers basic skills for safe and proper set-up, operation, preparation and programming of CNC milling centers. This course utilizes industry standard tooling and equipment, and culminates with a nationally recognized certification part and test. The NIMS Level I CNC Milling I Certification is a skills document verified and recognized by industry professionals.
PLC (Programmable Logic Controllers)
Introduces the basic theory, operation and programming of programmable logic controllers. Demonstrates programming examples, set-up examples and troubleshooting, as well as PLC timing, counting, arithmetic and logic and sequencers.
Corporate College has hundreds of Computers & Information Technology courses. Below are some of our most popular courses and descriptions.
A+ Certification Prep
The A+ certification preparation course teaches fundamental features and functions that programmers use in most Ajax applications. Topics in this course include: events, graphics, XML files, CSS, PHP scripts and other design topics. This course prepares the learner to sit for the A+ certification exam.
This course teaches the fundamentals of computer aided design and drafting with AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT. The concepts, commands, and strategies for creating, plotting, and editing 2D drawings are covered. Topics included are terminology, the user interface, dynamic entry, right-click menus, setup, basic drawing commands, drawing aids, the drawing editor and edit commands, display commands, making drawings precise, dimensioning, organization tools such as layering, tool bars, tool pallets, extracting drawing information, layouts, and plotting. Corporate College offers AutoCAD at multiple levels. Contact us today for more information.
Students will learn the fundamental computer skills needed to succeed in today;s workplace. Navigating files and folders, working in a Windows environment and practical applications for keyboarding, email, word processing, forms and the Internet will be covered. Basic reading, writing and keyboarding skills will be practiced throughout the course.
Cisco CCNA Routers and Routing Basics
This course focuses on providing the skills and knowledge necessary to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small branch office Enterprise network, including configuring a switch, a router, and connecting to a WAN and implementing network security.
The CompTIA Network+ certification is the worldwide standard of competency for professionals with nine months experience in network support or administration. The Network+ certification validates technical competency in networking administration and support. Those holding Network+ certification demonstrate critical knowledge of media and topologies, protocols and standards, network implementation, and network support. This certification is geared toward those with nine months field experience in network administration and support. The technology community identifies Network+ as the perfect entry point into a networking career.
Creating Mobile Apps with HTML5
In this course, you'll learn how to imagine, design, build, and optimize a cross-platform mobile app using the very latest HTML5 standards. The result will be a mobile app that's fast and runs on just about any smartphone or tablet computer.
The Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) program is designed to provide the skills needed for the basic use of computer hardware, software, networks, and the Internet. It provides a starting point for anyone interested in computer and Internet basics. It is used as a gateway to advancement in education, employment, or other certification programs.
Introduction to Java Programming
This course starts with the basics of program design and how to write your own programs by integrating input and output, calculations, decision making, and loops. Build your knowledge and confidence with easy-to-understand examples and plenty of skill-building exercises.
Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access)
Corporate College offers a wide variety of Microsoft Office Suite courses that range from certification exam preparation to function specific topics within applications. For the latest course offerings, search our list of current sections or contact us.
Corporate College's health based courses seek to serve those that desire to enter the field of healthcare and those that are seeking professional development in their specialty field.
The following are our most popular health courses. We also offer many online healthcare classes.
Caries Prevention for Dental Assistants
The course provides participants the opportunity to establish didactic, laboratory and clinic competency is applying medicaments for the control and prevention of dental caries. Included in the course will be concept and experiences in (1) ethics and jurisprudence; (2) reasons for fluoride, (3) systemic fluoride; (4) topical fluoride; (5) fluoride toxicity; (6) fluoride application and (7) infection control.
Does not include required patient care experiences in the dental office. Participants must complete coronal polishing on a minimum of 5 patients in a clinical setting, under the direct observation of an Indiana dentist or dental hygienist whose license is in good standing.
PREREQUISITES: Dental assistant who is (a) a graduate of a dental assisting program that is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association; or (B) a dental assistant who did not graduate from a dental assisting program that is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association but has been employed in a dental practice as a dental assistant for a minimum of one year. Documentation will be required.
Certificate in Gerontology
The Certificate in Gerontology represents a specialization in the field of gerontology. It is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of individuals who work with older adults by providing an educational experience that is multidisciplinary in nature.
This certificate is relevant for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, licensed vocational nurses, practical nurses, nursing assistants, social workers, occupational therapists, recreation therapists, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, administrators, psychologists, personal care assistants, volunteers, physicians, chiropractors, clergy, physical fitness professionals, adult children of aging parents, or any other individual currently working with or planning to work with older adults.
Certified Nurse Aide
This class will prepare a student as a beginning level nurse aide with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential for providing basic nursing care under the supervision of a licensed nurse. The course will include both classroom learning and clinical experiences. Prior to the start of the program, students must obtain a physical and TB testing. Students will also be responsible for a clinical uniform as outlined by state regulations and will be responsible for the costs associated with these items.
Dementia Care Certification
In partnership with the Indiana Alzheimer's Association, Corporate College offers the Dementia Care Certification series of courses and certification exam. This series is relevant to all that work in long term care facilities or that work with those suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Visit ivytech.edu/dementia-care for more information or search our list of current offerings to see the next offering nearest you.
HIT Clinician/Practitioner Consultant
HIT Practice Workflow and Information Management Redesign
Inpatient and Outpatient Medical Coding and Billing
This training program prepares students for both inpatient and outpatient medical coding and billing careers and gives them the knowledge and skills required to obtain national certification through AHIMA or AAPC. Students focus on medical terminology, coding standards, and specific inpatient and outpatient medical code sets. Students also get hands on experience and train with 3M's Coding and Reimbursement System encoding software, used by many industry employers, preparing them for a quick transition to the workplace. Students receive support and instruction from an experienced staff of medical coders, as well as career guidance, a referral letter; resume review, interview coaching, preparation for the certification exams and identification of potential employment opportunities. The program's online format provides students 24/7 access, is self-paced, and is designed to be completed in one year or less. Program fees include all the necessary books and software, personalized student support and career guidance.
According to the current edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Transcription is among the ten fastest growing occupations in the U.S. An MT often works for hospitals, outpatient clinics, physician offices, national transcription services, or other medical offices. An MT listens to dictated recordings made by physicians and other healthcare professionals and transcribes them; creating medical reports that eventually become part of patients' permanent files. Students must have excellent editing and proofreading skills. Students should have a basic understanding of a word-processing program, to include being proficient at keyboarding, creating documents, e-mailing, and printing. (See prerequisites below.) Students gain a working knowledge of medical terminology and the ability to transcribe medical reports, learning the skills they need to obtain an entry-level position as a medical transcriptionist. The Medical Transcription Certificate Program has been designed to provide students with a beginning knowledge of the transcription of medical records. Included are ten inpatient case studies, ten inpatient reports that can be used as tests or as extra assignments, 25 outpatient reports, and ten outpatient reports that can be used as tests or as extra assignments. Each of these reports has been taken from hospital medical records. The reports utilized include history and physical examinations, radiology reports, operative procedures, pathology reports, consultations, discharge summaries, a death summary, an autopsy report, and correspondence. Reports are digitally recorded to be transcribed by the student. Different regional accents and background noises, which duplicate real-life situations, are used in the recorded dictation, the speed of which picks up as the student goes forward through the course. Transcription times will vary, depending on the length of the case study and the students' keyboarding skills, command of the English language, and knowledge of human anatomy and medical terminology. A complete medical terminology component is offered with the Medical Transcription Certificate Program, and students are also introduced to basic human anatomy. Upon registering, you are given an initial six months to complete the program. Should you need more time, you may request a 6-month extension at no additional charge.
Navigator - Health Insurance
Patient Access Specialist
Have you ever wondered what qualifications are required of the individual who registers you at your local medical facility? Patient access specialists represent the front line of service to patients with focus on excellent customer service providing a positive experience. The patient access specialist must possess strong communication and telephone skills, an understanding of medical terminology and the human body as well as comprehension of the importance of the revenue cycle and medical insurance options available to patients. A clear understanding and successful transmission of information from the patient and medical insurance company guarantees prompt administration of medical treatment to the patient and quick financial reimbursement for the medical facility. This course concludes with a 'capstone' review week including preparation for the National Association of Healthcare Access Management's CHAA certification course.
This comprehensive 50 hour course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board's PTCB exam. Technicians work in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies and other health care settings working under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. Course content includes medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Students will learn dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement.
Qualified Medication Aide
The Indiana Administrative Code for Comprehensive Care Facilities and Residential Care Facilities requires that all medications and treatments be administered by licensed nursing personnel or individuals who have completed a state-approved medication administration course. People who apply for this course must be current C.N.A.s who is on the Indiana State Registry.
Corporate College offers industry standard based environmental health and safety courses to meet individual and company needs. Following is a sample of our most popular courses.
10 Hour OSHA General Industry
Designed for safety personnel from any type of industry, this course addresses on-the-job safety and health work practices complying with OSHA regulations. Course completers will receive a 10-hour card from OSHA.
30 Hour OSHA General Industry
Providing a variety of training for participants with safety responsibilities, this class explains general industry standards and practices. Course completers will receive a 30-hour card from OSHA.
This training provides information to establish employee proficiency in the duties required by OSHA Standard 1910.146(g) (3) and shall introduce new or revised procedures, as necessary, for compliance with this section
CPR and First Aid
Ivy Tech Community College is an American Heart Association Training Center offering two-year certifications in Heartsaver AED, Heartsaver CPR, Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers and First Aid.
In 2004, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 1224 construction workers died on the job with 36 percent of those fatalities resulting from falls. Events surrounding these types of accidents often involve a number of factors, including unstable working surfaces, misuse of fall protection equipment and human error. This class aids in recognizing and evaluating hazards and possible solutions in the workplace.
Corporate College provides many course options that can be customized to meet the needs of the hospitality and tourism industry. Some of our standard courses are listed below.
Certified Alcohol and Tobacco Server
As of January 1, 2010, all employee and volunteer permit holders in the state are required to attend a certified server training program within 120 days of employment. This course will prepare you to meet the state requirement and be successful on the job.
Certified Professional Food Handler
This course will prepare individuals to take the exam set by the Indiana Code 410-IAC7-22, which requires mandatory certification of at least one person who oversees food safety operation within a food establishment. This instructor-led course focuses on completing all preparations necessary for an individual to successfully complete their CPFM certification exam. Topical areas of study include sanitation management, food safety hazards, factors affecting food-borne illnesses, personal hygiene, and the use and calibration of temperature-measuring instruments. Upon successfully completion, students will receive their CPFM certification, and their names will be added to the National Registry of Food Managers.
Hospitality and Tourism Institute
Introduction and overview of the fundamentals of work, employability, customer service and leadership skills necessary to succeed in the hospitality and tourism industry.
Corporate College provides many language learning opportunities from Spanish to Chinese.
Chinese language and culture
See, hear, say, & learn. To make language learning fun and easy, we took a complete Chinese language course and put it in a handy take anywhere, learn anytime, format! Now, you can learn to speak Chinese quickly and easily. With in-class instruction, the Chinese Program incorporates all aspects of the Chinese language: Phonetics, listening, speaking, reading, writing, vocabulary, and grammar. Additionally, out-of-class activities enable students to gain an in-depth understanding of Chinese culture and way of life.
Whether you want to learn conversational Japanese for travel or just for fun, you'll find this course makes it easy and enjoyable for beginners to master the essentials of the Japanese language. Guided by a native Japanese instructor, you'll also gain cultural knowledge only an insider has. In each lesson, you'll learn useful conversational phrases and vocabulary words particular to a specific area of travel. You'll practice these in drills, interactive exercises, and dialogues. Throughout the course, you'll find helpful audio aids and Japanese words written in the English alphabet. With this, you'll be bypassing one of the biggest obstacles for most beginners of Japanese: the letter system.
Many professionals provide their workforce with skills that pertain to their specific business. Workplace Spanish is the instruction method chosen by many to accomplish workplace literacy for their workers. Corporate College provides Spanish language courses that are applicable to specific work environments. Examples include: Banking, Local government, Human Resources, Supervisors, Firefighters, and EMS Personnel.
Corporate College can meet the needs of business and industry through our high level quality offerings in Lean/Six Sigma and through direct access of ASQ (American Society of Quality) industry standard courses.
5S Housekeeping/Organizational Techniques can serve as a foundation for a successful lean enterprise system. While it can be done anytime, it is often the first step in Lean after Value Stream Analysis, (VSA). Examine 5S Housekeeping/Organizational Techniques to produce higher quality products, increase productivity and safety, and generate greater customer satisfaction, both internally and externally.
ASQ Certification Refresher Course (CQA) Certified Quality Auditor
The CQA prep class covers the principles of auditing, audit preparation, audit performance, audit reporting, and audit follow up and closure. The class also includes a review of quality tools and how they apply to auditing.
ASQ Certification Refresher Course (CQE) Certified Quality Engineer
The CQE prep class covers the principles of product and service quality evaluation and control, development and operation of quality control systems, application and analysis of testing and inspection procedures, the use of metrology and statistical methods to diagnose and correct improper quality control practices, an understanding of human factors and motivation, quality cost concepts and techniques, development and administration of management information systems and to audit quality systems for deficiency identification and correction.
ASQ Certification Refresher Course (CQT) Certified Quality Technician
The CQT prep class covers quality problem solving, inspection plans, inspection and work instructions, sampling plans, audits, quality costs, and basic fundamental statistics and methods for statistical process control.
Six Sigma Black Belt
In manufacturing, healthcare, finance or technology, the rules re the same: be globally competitive by eliminating waste and errors, controlling costs and improving business processes while providing improved customer service. Six Sigma applies to any industry or business and can improve performance and results. Six Sigma Black Belt training and project mentoring is based on applied learning and application of the five major elements of Six Sigma: define, measure, analyze, improve and control. Classroom learning is applied to a live-work project chosen by the sponsoring firm.
Below are some of our most popular courses and descriptions.
Business Succession Planning
Developing and Maintaining a Succession Plan: Change is a hallmark of today's business world. In particular, our workforce is constantly changing - people come and go, and move into new roles within the company. Succession planning can help you make the most of that change by ensuring that when someone leaves, there is someone new to take their place.
Essentials of Human Resource Management
SHRM Learning Systems
Below are some of our most popular courses and descriptions.
The fundamental concepts of directing, coaching, supporting, and delegating will be presented in terms of Situational Leadership with a focus on application for personal self-development. The participant will be introduced to techniques for giving and receiving feedback in a coaching role.
When you deal with people there will be conflict situations, this is normal. The key is to recognize when conflict is occurring and take steps to manage it. This course covers the basic steps to managing conflict and conflict resolution. First and foremost is to recognize when conflict is occurring. It is not always as obvious as a shouting match. Once the conflict situation is confirmed, understanding the behavior of the parties involved and communication are the key elements in starting the resolution process. Successful resolution involves exploring options, choosing one, and evaluating the results. While not always possible, a successful resolution should allow all parties to go away feeling like winners. This course is designed for front-line and middle-level managers and supervisors.
Management and Supervisory Institute
The Management and Supervisory Institute 2.0 (MSI 2.0) is a high impact, progressive program used to train your most critical personnel: front-line and middle-level managers and supervisors. Many times individuals are moved into supervisory roles with little or no training because they have other key attributes recognized by the organization. While qualified to perform the nuts and bolts of the job, they lack the necessary communication, organization, and motivational skills to effectively get the job done through other people. MSI 2.0 provides manager and supervisor professional development training in communication, leadership, interpersonal skills, and managerial performance. Class participants will be engaged and involved in the following classes while they learn best practices used in other industries and organizations:
Supervisory Success Skills
The Supervisory Success Skills course is designed to start the supervisory development process. This course outlines the key components required of effective supervisors in today's business world. Supervisory Success Skills lays the foundation needed to help first-time supervisors and managers prepare for further supervisory and leadership training and success in your organization. Participants will learn what skills comprise a good supervisor, assess their own personal characteristics that affect their performance, and develop a new awareness of the responsibility and role they each play in their organizations. This instructor-led course with reference materials and handouts uses class discussions and participation to cover the different topics managers and supervisors encounter in the workplace. Active learning activities are used throughout the course to build participants skills and knowledge of the supervisory skills needed for success. Benefits to your organization:
Teamwork is a main focus of any successful company, and a key role for every leader is to never stop building a team environment within his or her organization. This Team building workshop helps students create a level of teamwork awareness, not only in management, but also in every member of the team. During this course, students discover ways to uncover the potential of their organizations and employees by fostering a team approach to daily operations and planning.
Corporate College has the transportation, distribution and logistics courses that you need. From truck driving to supply chain, Corporate College can fulfill the needs of your business.
CDL-A Commercial Driver's License Truck Driver Training
The CDL-A Truck Driver Training program is designed to prepare students for the Indiana CDL examination. Ivy Tech provides CDL training based on the renowned curriculum of the Professional Truck Drivers Institute (PTDI).This curriculum will act as the basis for national standards and rules for truck driver training schools.
CDL-B Commercial Driver's License Truck Driver Training
The CDL-B Truck Driver Training program is designed to prepare students for the Indiana CDL examination. Ivy Tech provides CDL training based on the renowned curriculum of the Professional Truck Drivers Institute (PTDI).This curriculum will act as the basis for national standards and rules for truck driver training schools.
Distribution and Logistics Management
Distribution and logistics management is a critical company function. Professionals in this field play a key role in fulfilling customer demands, ordering and managing inventory, controlling inbound and outbound shipments, reducing costs, saving time, and meeting company objectives. This course will not only show you how to create and operate a logistics function, but it will also show you how to achieve success through a combination of strategies and tactics.
All elements of distribution and logistics management will be covered, including physical distribution, warehouse selection, material handling, packaging, order fulfillment, customer service, inventory management, receiving, production stores, and returned goods. The course will also address key technology issues such as enterprise resource planning (ERP), bar coding, electronic data interchange (EDI), electronic commerce (e-commerce), and distribution resource planning (DRP).
Corporate College has many offerings that prepare employees to enter and be successful in the workplace and has a variety of other courses that prepare for success in life. Following are a sample of our most popular courses in this category.
When another person speaks, we are normally listening in one of four levels: Ignoring, Pretending, Selective Listening or Attentive Listening. This Active Listening workshop will give you skills that assist in listening effectively to receive complete and accurate information. These skills transfer well to the classroom and to employment. The course will include a presentation that requires participants to listen, ask questions and demonstrate their understanding.
High School Equivalency Diploma Prep
This course will help you develop the additional reading and thinking skills you'll need to succeed in all five High School Equivalency Diploma test areas: Writing Skills, Social Studies, Science, Literature, and Math.
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Do you know want a sexual harassment lawsuit could cost your company? Too many employers have found out the answer to that question the hard way. Sexual Harassment in the Workplace is designed to insure that everyone in the organization is aware of the right and privilege of working in a harmonious, peaceful workplace, free of unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature.
Stress is neither good nor bad. Stress is simply a response to the demands of one's environment. Personal Strategies for Managing Stress is a full-day workshop designed for anyone who wants help understanding that it is how they respond to stress, or how well they cope, that makes it a positive, negative, or neutral force in their lives.