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CEWD Workforce Training Certificates


Workforce Training Certificate (WTC) programs at FCC are designed to prepare individuals for direct entry into the workforce by delivering the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in high-demand industries.

Comprised of a non-credit course or a series of courses, an FCC Workforce Training Certificate credential demonstrates your acquired knowledge, proven skills and recognized capabilities within a specific industry.


As a leading provider of workforce training, Frederick Community College continues to prepare individuals for emerging employment opportunities. Be sure to review eligibility requirements below and then click on a program area to learn more. 





Career & Technical Training Workforce Training Certificates

Whether you are managing people or projects, running a department or operating a business, convenient and affordable Workforce Training Certificate programs deliver career skills, management techniques, human resources skills and more.
 
Principles & Practices of Real Estate in Maryland • 1-Course Program
Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully prepare for the Maryland state licensing exam. Gain essential business knowledge and a strong foundation for success as a real estate salesperson in Maryland. Designed especially for those preparing to take the Maryland Real Estate Licensing Examination, participants must attend all 60-hours (see course details) and receive a 70% or better on the final exam in order to receive an official certificate necessary to sit for the state-level examination.
• REA 203 Principals and Practices of Real Estate in Maryland
  
Home Inspection Pre-Licensure • 1-Course Program
Gain a deep understanding and master the basics of home inspection as required to work as a licensed home inspector in the state of Maryland. Topics focus on a variety of systems including structural, exterior, interior, roofing, plumbing, electrical, heating & air conditioning, insulation and ventilation, fireplace and solid burning, and kitchen appliances. Successful completion of the program meets the requirements for home inspection pre-licensure for the state of Maryland.
• CPD 323 Home Inspection Pre-Licensure

Construction & Applied Technologies Institute (CATI) Workforce Training Certificates


Skilled and professional trained workers are in demand in our area. Begin your career by earning a Workforce Training Certificate at Frederick Community College. Acquire essential training, knowledge, skills, and experience required by today’s growing industries in fully-equipped labs at the Monroe Center

 
Electrical Foundations • 2-Course Series
Successfully prepare for entry level opportunities in the residential electrical industry. Receive hands-on training, develop skills and acquire knowledge in the areas of electrical material, methods, regulations, and tools required to perform residential structural wiring installation and repair.
• ELC 167 Fundamentals of Structural Wiring
• ELC 168 Residential Electric
  
Electrical Advanced • 4-Course Series
Successfully prepare for entry level opportunities in the residential electrical industry. Receive hands-on training, develop skills and acquire knowledge in the areas of electrical material, methods, regulations, and tools required to perform commercial or residential structural wiring installation and repair. Includes an introduction to data cabling, emergency generators, and solar photovoltaic technology. 
• ELC 167 Fundamentals of Structural Wiring
• ELC 168 Residential Electric
• ELC 166 Commercial Electric
• ELC 169 Specialized Systems
  
HVAC Foundations • 2-Course Series
Prepare for entry-level opportunities in the Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) industry. Expert instructors deliver in-depth knowledge with topics focusing on HVAC equipment components, functions, brazing, and electrical control circuits. 
• HVC121 Fundamentals of HVACR
• HVC126 Controls for HVACR
  
HVAC Advanced • 4-Course Series
Prepare for entry-level opportunities in the Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) industry. Expert instructors deliver in-depth knowledge with topics focusing on HVAC equipment components and functions, installation practices, electrical control circuit troubleshooting and repair, as well as fossil fuel and hydronic heating equipment. Program includes valuable opportunity to earn an EPA 608 Certification (CFC card). 
• HVC121 Fundamentals of HVACR
• HVC126 Controls for HVACR
• HVC128 HVAC Installation & Troubleshooting
• HVC127 Fossil Fuels & Hydronic Heating
  
Welding Foundations • 2-Course Series
Successfully prepare for entry level opportunities in the welding industry. Gain an essential foundation featuring a broad range of knowledge and skills needed for welding and cutting metal. Topics and instruction focus on basic metallurgy and welding symbols to include blueprint reading, and an overview of welding processes. 
• WLD 160 Introduction to Welding
• WLD 165 Welding Symbols and Blueprint Reading
  
Welding GMAW • 3-Course Series
Successfully prepare for entry level opportunities in the welding industry. Gain an essential foundation featuring a broad range of knowledge and skills needed for welding and cutting metal, with a focus on Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW). Topics include basic metallurgy, filler metal selection, welding symbols and blueprint reading, and setting equipment parameters. 
• WLD 160 Introduction to Welding
• WLD 165 Welding Symbols and Blueprint Reading
• WLD 171 Advanced Welding: GMAW
  
Welding SMAW • 3-Course Series
Gain an essential foundation of knowledge and skills needed for welding and cutting metal, with a focus on Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW). Topics include basic metallurgy, electrode selection, welding symbols and blueprint reading, and setting equipment parameters. Includes an opportunity to earn a 2G and 3G Structural Steel qualification. 
• WLD 160 Introduction to Welding
• WLD 165 Welding Symbols and Blueprint Reading
• WLD 161 Advanced Welding: SMAW

Healthcare Career Workforce Training Certificates


Today’s expanding healthcare industry is creating an ever-increasing demand for highly-qualified personnel. Our proven and trusted healthcare career training programs feature a wide range of opportunities, from initial introduction to advanced hands-on clinical experience. Get ready to develop your skills, enhance your credentials and prepare for a new career in the healthcare industry with a Workforce Training Certificate at FCC.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA/GNA) • 4-Course Series
Acquire basic patient care skills and learn to measure vital signs and record medical information. Approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON), instruction reviews the CNA/GNA role, disease processes, infection control, and safety. Meets requirements for CNA certification in the state of Maryland and serves as preparation for Geriatric Nursing Assistant test. 
• CAH 145 Foundation for Healthcare Careers or ADE 625 Bridge to Careers - Healthcare
CAH 132 Certified Nursing Assistant Part I
CAH 133 Certified Nursing Assistant Part II
CAH 190 CNA Clinical
  
Dental Assisting • 2-Course Series
Understand all aspects of entry level dental assisting and gain knowledge and skills as well as oral radiography fundamentals to prepare for the Dental Assisting National Board National Entry Level Dental Assistant Certification Exam. 
• CAH 145 Foundation for Healthcare Careers or ADE 625 Bridge to Careers - Healthcare
• CAH 520 Fundamentals of Dental Assisting
  
Dental Assisting - Oral Radiography • 1-Course Program
Advance your dental career by learning and gaining skills with an introduction to oral radiography fundamentals and preparation for the DANB Radiation Health and Safety exam. Instruction and course content is approved by the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners. 
• CAH 522 Oral Radiography
  
Dental Assisting - Oral Radiography with Clinical • 1-Course Program
An introduction to oral radiography fundamentals and preparation for the DANB Radiation Health and Safety exam. Approved by the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners. 3-hour clinical practicum must be completed at place of employment (with employer willing to oversee completion) or Maryland State Dental Association. 
• CAH 521 Oral Radiography with Clinical
  
Medical Billing - AAPC • 2-Course Series
Get ready to join a growing profession by earning an industry-recognized credential as an AAPC Certified Professional Biller (CPB®). Learn how to maintain all aspects of the revenue cycle, determine nuances of payer requirements, and understand ways to maximize provider reimbursement through sound billing practices. By delivering essential knowledge to accurately process billing in a variety of medical specialties, this program is designed to prepare you for career success.
ONL 401 Medical Terminology
• CAH 251 Medical Billing AAPC Certified Professional Biller

Medical Coding - AAPC • 3-Course Series
Get ready to join a growing profession by earning an industry-recognized credential as an AAPC Certified Professional Coder (CPC®). Learn how to use official industry coding manuals for CPT, ICD-10, and HCPCS. Find out the correct ways to describe and document a variety of medical services in the field. By delivering essential knowledge to accurately code patient encounters in a variety of medical specialties, this program is designed to prepare you for career success.
ONL 401 Medical Terminology
• ONL 526 Introduction to Basic Anatomy and Physiology
• CAH 250 Medical Coding for the Physician's Office - AAPC
 
Patient Care Technician • 1-Course Program
Advance your skills and your career by becoming a Patient Care Technician. Learn how to provide professional assistance to healthcare providers, including nurses and doctors, in a variety of complex healthcare settings. Instruction focuses on EKG readings, patient nutrition, wound care, catheter care, glucose monitoring, IV administration, specimen collection for diagnostic testing, basic laboratory work, pre/post-surgical care, phlebotomy procedures and pediatric patient care.
• CAH 487 Patient Care Technician
  
Phlebotomy Technician • 4-Course Series
Phlebotomy technicians are integral members of medical laboratory teams working in clinical labs, and diagnostic laboratories. Acquire knowledge to safely perform tasks relating to blood collection while gaining comprehensive skills to safely perform venipuncture. 
CAH 145 Foundation for Healthcare Careers or ADE 625 Bridge to Careers - Healthcare
• CAH 156 Phlebotomy 1
• CAH 157 Phlebotomy 2
• CAH 158 Phlebotomy Technician Clinical
  
Sterile Processing Technician • 2-Course Series
Prepare for industry certification with instruction focusing on anatomy and physiology, microbiology, instrument identification and preparation, decontamination and disinfection, infection control, storage and distribution, documentation, ethics, and standards. 

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CAH 145 Foundation for Healthcare Careers or ADE 625 Bridge to Careers - Healthcare
• CAH 333 Sterile Processing Technician Training
  
Veterinary Assistant • 3-Course Series
Prepare to work as a vital member of an animal care team. Training focuses on veterinary office and hospital administrative procedures, communication and client relations, pharmacology, inventory control, vaccinations, examination room procedures, proper restraint techniques, dental care, nutrition, animal first aid, and exam room grooming. 
CAH 145 Foundation for Healthcare Careers or ADE 625 Bridge to Careers - Healthcare
• VET 130 Veterinary Assistant 1
• VET 131 Veterinary Assistant 2

Workforce Training Certificates Requirements & Information


Eligibility Requirements
  • To receive a Workforce Training Certificate, participants are required to successfully complete a designated course, or series of courses, identified as a Workforce Training Certificate program, as approved by the College.
  • Students may request approval to transfer up to 25% of total Certificate contact hours of prior learning from an accredited institution for some Workforce Training Certificates.
  • Please note, course substitutions are not permitted and completion is based upon competency.
Important Information
  • Workforce Training Certificates are awarded to participants each month.
  • All Workforce Training Certificates consist of Continuing Education (non-credit) courses with fee structures subject to change.
  • Workforce Training Certificate courses are not eligible for federal financial aid.
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