The ASHP approved curriculum is specially designed to prepare you for the ASHP (American Society of Health System Pharmacist) certification exam and train you for careers in both retail and institutional healthcare setting. This program has an opportunity to obtain externships. A background check and drug screening are required for this program.

Cost: Part 1 $180 Part 2 $180

Our AHIMA approved curriculum will teach you to use all of these codes – CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10 including the new PCS procedural code set. It prepares you to take the Certified Coding Associate or Certified Professional Coder national certification exams offered by AAPC and help you gain hands-on experience on real-world records, so you are prepared for the workplace.

Cost: Part 1 $180  Part 2 $180

Our AHDI (Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity) approved curriculum prepares you for the Registered Healthcare Documentation Specialist national certification exam; helps you gain the skills of both a medical transcriptionist and a specialized medical transcription editor; simulate the real world by training you on hundreds of authentic physician dictations; prepare you for the future of the industry as it relies more on speech recognition technology; and trains you to begin working from home immediately upon completion.

Cost: Part 1 $180 Part 2 $180

Our curriculum is specifically designed to prepare you for the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBSC), Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), and Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) certification exams. It provides hands-on training with government-certified electronic health records software, billing forms, and bundled payments to minimize on-the-job training. A voucher for the CEHRS exam is included with the course ($150 value).

Cost: $180

Our CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Association) approved curriculum will prepare you to work with hardware, software, networks, security issues, and more. It will prepare you to take the CompTIA A+ certification exam. A voucher for the A+ exam is included with the course ($210 value).

Cost: $180

This curriculum is designed to train you in office/electronic health record information as well as physical therapy aide care. It prepares you to take the Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) and Certified Physical Therapy Aide Specialist (CPTAS) certification exams.

Cost: $180

This comprehensive curriculum includes images, exercises, learning games and instructive videos to increase your knowledge of the key concepts. It prepares you to take the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) certification exam through NHA (National Healthcareer Association). Upon completion the student will be prepare for a career in a veterinary office.

Cost: $180

This NHA (National Healthcareer Association) approved curriculum is designed to train you on the industry-standard ezEMRx EHR software. It prepares you for the CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant) and CEHRS (Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist) certification exams. A voucher for the CEHRS certification exam is included with the program ($150 value).

Cost: $180

Healthcare Information Technicians help support the use of technology in the healthcare setting. This program is designed to provide hands-on training with government-certified electronic health records software.  You will gain the necessary knowledge and skills to be prepared for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) and Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) certification exams through the National Healthcareer Association, as well as the CompTIA A+ certification exam. A voucher for the CEHRS exam and 2 vouchers for the A+ exam is included with the program ($420 value).

Cost: $180

This program includes training in the five core Microsoft Office applications – Access, Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook and Word. You will have over 130 hours of training covering beginning, intermediate, and advanced topics. Upon completion you will be prepared to take the Microsoft Office Specialist Master credential exam.

Cost: Part 1 $180 Part 2 $180

A variety of online courses are available at Ed2Go.

A variety of online CE courses are available here.

Accounting Fundamentals, Personal Finance, QuickBooks, Money Management, Starting Your Own Business and more are available at Ed2Go.

Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, & Illustrator; Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Project, Access & Outlook;  QuickBooks; Windows; WordPress; and more courses are available at Ed2Go.

Computer Networking, PC Security, Understanding the Cloud, Comp TIA Certification Prep and more are available at Ed2Go.

Companies rely on technology every day, but sometimes that technology fails us. Computers break, systems fail, phones die; and when those things happen, we need experts to fix them. IT Support is all about troubleshooting and problem solving when technology fails, and providing great customer service along the way.

This online training program, developed by Google, teaches interested students the skills needed to prepare them for an entry level career in IT Support. The program includes 5 modules with a mix of video lectures, quizzes, labs as well as instructional support from a Wilkes Community College instructor. Students will learn about troubleshooting, customer service, networking, operating systems, system administration and security. This online certificate program can be completed in 6 months or less and requires no prior IT experience. Basic Math and English skills are required and you must be at least 16 years old. Upon successful completion of this program, students will be prepared to sit for the CompTIA certification exam (cost of the exam is not included).

Cost: $180

Our online Insurance Pre-Licensing program includes courses designed to prepare you for the NC Insurance licensing exams.  You can access these from anywhere you have internet access at any time of the day or night.  All of the education is available and completed online including an e-book.

The advantage of this program is video streaming which brings the instructor to the student.  Through video streaming you can see a video of an insurance class and review it as often as you would like during the course time period.  So, if you are unclear about a topic you can review it however many times you would like until you understand it or you can also contact one of the on-call instructors to assist you with any question. Students must be 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED to register for any of these insurance courses.

Equipment/technology requirements include an email account, Microsoft Windows Media Player for viewing the videos, Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing the text and broadband internet access.

Courses Available:

  • Property Insurance Pre-licensing (20 hours)
    Cost $205
    This course is designed to prepare student for the NC Property Insurance Agents exam. Students are given 30 days to complete the course.
  • Casualty Insurance Pre-licensing (20 hours)
    Cost $205
    This course is designed to prepare students for the NC Casualty Insurance Agent exam. Students are given 30 days to complete the course.
  • Property & Casualty Insurance Pre-Licensing Bundle (40 hours)
    Cost $345
    This series of courses is designed to prepare students for the NC Property and      Casualty Insurance Agents exams. Students are given 60 days to complete both courses.
  • Life Insurance (20 hours)
    Cost $205
    This course is designed to prepare students for the NC Life Insurance Agents exam. Students are given 30 days to complete.
  • Health & Accident or Sickness (20 hours)
    Cost $205
    This course is designed to prepare students for the NC Health & Accident or Sickness Insurance Agents exam. Students are given 30 days to complete.
  • Life and Health & Accident or Sickness Bundle (40 hours)
    Cost $345
    This course is designed to prepare students for the NC Life and Health & Accident or Sickness Insurance Agents exams. Students are given 60 days to complete.
  • Medicare Supplement and Long Term Care (10 hours)
    Cost $170
    Prerequisite required: Must have completed the Health & Accident or Sickness course.
    This course is designed to prepare students for the NC Medicare Supplement/Long Term Care Insurance Agents exam. Students are given 60 days to complete.
  • Self Employed Adjuster (40 hours)
    Cost $345
    This course is designed to prepare students for the NC Property and Liability Adjuster exam. Students are given 60 days to complete.
  • Personal Lines (30 hours)
    Cost $345
    This course includes everything the Property & Casualty bundle does except for the Commercial section which is not included on the state exam. This course is designed to prepare students for the NC Personal Lines Insurance Agents exam. Students are given 60 days to complete.

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Go to https://wcc.wilkescc.edu/workforcedevelopment/ to register for next course session.

Contact Marina Brannock at 336.838.6210 or mwbrannock859@wilkescc.edu for more information.

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Marina Brannock, BS
Coordinator of Occupational, Business & Specialty Careers
Phone: 336-838-6210
mwbrannock859@wilkescc.edu
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