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Short-term Certificates

Are you ready to make the move to a stable, high-paying career but lack the skills to do it? Hocking College has a short-term solution to get you trained and working fast!

Hocking College offers a variety of short-term certificate programs designed to prepare students for a particular career quickly, often in one year or less. These technical certificates are industry-focused and designed to prepare you to go to work.

Short-term certificates will prepare you for a career in a new industry or give you the skills needed to move up in your current career. These credit-bearing certificates also count toward an associate degree, positioning students to meet their long-term education and career goals.

Many of our certificates are offered 100% online, providing even more flexibility to meet your busy schedule!

Workforce Development

Ready-to-Work Manufacturing

All-Inclusive Price: $450

Dates: June 7, 2021 - July 2, 2021

Location: Fairfield County Workforce Center (4465 Coonpath Rd. NW, Carroll, OH 43112)

Fairfield County in collaboration with Ohio University, Eastland-Fairfield Career and Technical School and Hocking College continues its Ready to Work series with "Ready-to-Work Manufacturing." SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE. LUNCH PROVIDED DAILY. This four-week intensive program will introduce students to various aspects of the manufacturing industry.

Participants who complete this program will receive certifications in OSHA and CPR/AED. In addition to these skills, participants will engage with employers, and work with Career Navigators who will help them identify and apply for a great career in the manufacturing sector!

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Advanced Welding Certificate

All-Inclusive Price: Starting at $5,535

Dates: New cohorts start every semester. 

Location: Hocking College Logan Campus. This certificate is not offered online.

A comprehensive, beginner-to-advanced training in welding using a variety of course and AWS certification models that allows trainees to personalize their training. Courses include ARC, MIG, TIG, soldering, brazing, metallurgy fundamentals, structural stick welding, pipe welding and positioning, and high-pressure pipe and piping systems.

Grant funding is available through the Ohio Department of Higher Education Short Term Certificate Grant Program. For more information, contact Sean Terrell, Dean of Workforce Development.

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Commercial Driver’s License

All-Inclusive Price: Starting at $7,815

Dates: New cohorts start every semester. 

Location: Nelsonville Campus. This certificate is not offered online.

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers transport goods from one location to another. Most tractor-trailer drivers are long-haul drivers and operate trucks with a gross vehicle weight (GVW) capacity—that is, the combined weight of the vehicle, passengers, and cargo—exceeding 26,000 pounds. These drivers deliver goods over intercity routes, sometimes spanning several states. 

Hocking College's Commercial Truck Driver Training School offers truck driver training in a variety of course models to fit any timeline. The training program courses vary in intensity and duration and can be utilized by new students, existing students, and corporate sponsors.

Tuition includes DOT physical, CDL permit, CDL test, and license fee. Grant funding is available through the Ohio Department of Higher Education Short Term Certificate Grant Program. For more information, contact Sean Terrell, Dean of Workforce Development.

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Heavy Equipment Operators Certificate

All-Inclusive Price: Starting at $11,913

Dates: New cohorts start every semester. 

Location: Nelsonville Campus. This certificate is not offered online.

The Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate provides training and experience in the operation of heavy equipment. In addition, the fundamentals of equipment maintenance and repair are also included.

Various materials used in these industries and the formulas used to calculate the types and amounts needed of these items, as well as the terminology used to communicate efficiently with others in the workplace are also covered.

The hands-on training emphasizes safety and includes maintenance procedures, pre-start checks, shut down procedures and optical or laser grade checking instruments.

These skills help individuals interested in entering the various industries that use heavy equipment to build, maintain and advance communities and infrastructure.

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HVAC

All-Inclusive Price: $2,070

Dates: March 1 - June 18, 2021

Location: Classes are held Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 5 - 9 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Fairfield County Workforce Center – 4465 Coonpath Rd. NW, Carroll, OH 43112. This certificate is not offered online.

This 16-week course will prepare students for entry-level work in the heating, ventilation and cooling industry, providing students with certifications in NATE, EDP, and NCCER. 

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Arts Business and Science

Real Estate

All-Inclusive Price: $2,970

Dates: New cohorts start every semester. 

Location: This certificate is delivered 100% online with no set meeting times!

Hocking College offers a 4-course certificate program that prepares students to take the state of Ohio's Real Estate exam. Graduates of this program become real estate agents, investors, brokers, realtors, as well as becoming involved in property management and other real estate-related fields. All course content will be delivered online.

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Insurance

All-Inclusive Price: $1,107

Dates: New cohorts start every semester. 

Location: This certificate is delivered 100% online with no set meeting times!

Hocking College offers a 3-course certificate program that prepares students for the AINS General Insurance Certificate exam. Graduates of this program are prepared for entry-level positions in central Ohio's thriving insurance industry. All course content will be delivered online, without set meeting times.

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AWS Academy

All-Inclusive Price: $599

Dates: April 5 - May 28, 2021

Location: This certificate is delivered 100% online with no set meeting times!

Registration closes Monday, March 29, 2021.

AWS experts develop and maintain course curriculum, specifically for AWS Academy, that keeps pace with cloud innovation. AWS Academy member institutions have instructors who have earned AWS Certification and are accredited to teach AWS coursework. Through lectures, hands-on labs, group discussions, individual projects, and knowledge assessments, you’ll gain a real-world understanding of AWS Cloud practices throughout the course of your studies.

Required Equipment: Computer, reliable internet access, text book (optional)
Eligible for credit within a degree program? No.

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Web and Media Design Series – Social Media Strategist

All-Inclusive Price: $599

Dates: To be determined

Location: This certificate is delivered 100% online with no set meeting times!

Social Media Strategist is a course in the CIW Web And Mobile Design series. This course focuses on the use of social media in business. The course teaches individuals how to create a social media campaign, and how to analyze and present data in order to address organizational issues and make appropriate business decisions. Topics include:

  • Introduction to Social Media
  • Using Social Media in Business
  • Developing a Social Media Strategy
  • Creating a Social Media Campaign
  • Social Media Platforms
  • Presentation and Business Blogs
  • Risks, Reputation, and Crisis Response
  • Social Media Advertising 
  • Social Media Metrics and Analytics
  • Reports and Optimization

 

MongoDB Developer

All-Inclusive Price: $599.00

Dates: May 3 - June 25, 2021

Location: This certificate is delivered 100% online with no set meeting times!

Registration closes Monday, April 26, 2021.

The MongoDB Certified Developer, Associate Level exam is intended for individuals with knowledge of the fundamentals of designing and building applications using MongoDB. We recommend this certification for software engineers who have a solid understanding of MongoDB fundamentals and some professional experience developing applications with MongoDB.

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MongoDB DBA

All-Inclusive Price: $599.00

Dates: To be determined

Location: This certificate is delivered 100% online with no set meeting times!

The MongoDB Certified DBA Associate Level Exam is for administrators with knowledge of the concepts and mechanics of MongoDB. We recommend this certification for operations professionals who know the fundamentals and have some professional experience administering MongoDB.

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Web Development

All-Inclusive Price: $599.00

Dates: To be determined

Location: This certificate is delivered 100% online with no set meeting times!

This course covers all the objectives of the 1D0-620 exam and provides participants with the essential HTML5, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3), and JavaScript knowledge used in web development. Get CIW certified by passing the CIW 1D0-620 exam. Prepare for the 1D0-620 exam with the CIW Advanced HTML5 and CSS3 Specialist course. 

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Google IT

All-Inclusive Price: $599.00

Dates: May 24 - Dec. 10, 2021

Location: This certificate is delivered 100% online with no set meeting times!

Registration closes Monday, May 17, 2021.

This 5-course certificate, developed by Google, includes an innovative curriculum designed to prepare you for an entry-level role in IT support. A job in IT can include in-person and/or remote work in a small business setting or a global company like Google. Job search, resume, and interviewing techniques are included in the course content.

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Data Analytics

The Data Analytics certificate focuses on preparing students for modern data analytical methods. Students learn skills that are universal for data analysis including systems evaluation, critical thinking, active listening and learning and the knowledge of tools and techniques used. The certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in the data analysis field. Graduates possess strong skills in problem-solving, independent learning, project management and verbal and written communication. 

 

Sales Certificate

More information coming soon!

 

Natural Resources

Canine

All-Inclusive Price: Starting at $364

Dates: New cohorts starting every semester!

Location: Nelsonville Campus. This certificate is not offered online.

The Canine Certificate program will allow students to major in either Canine Training or Pet Grooming. The curriculum has been designed with a common core of coursework providing interdisciplinary educational elements critical for student success in the fields of canine training and pet grooming.

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Water Treatment Operator Certificate

All-Inclusive Price: Starting at $5,293

Dates: New cohorts starting every semester!

Location: This certificate is delivered 100% online with no set meeting times!

Hocking College offers a 6-course certificate program that prepares students to take the Water Supply or Water Distribution exams approved by the Ohio EPA. Graduates of this program become Drinking Water Supply Operators or Water Distribution Operators as well as becoming involved in other aspects of drinking water supply and distribution.

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Wastewater Treatment Operator Certificate

All-Inclusive Price: Starting at $5,483

Dates: New cohorts starting every semester!

Location: This certificate is delivered 100% online with no set meeting times!

Hocking College offers a 6-course certificate program that prepares students to take the Wastewater Treatment or Wastewater Collection exams approved by the Ohio EPA. Graduates of this program become  Wastewater Treatment Operators or Wastewater Collection Operators as well as becoming involved in other aspects of wastewater treatment and collection

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GIS/GPS

More information coming soon!

 

Farrier Certificate

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Allied Health 

STNA

All-Inclusive Price: Starting at $946

Dates: New cohorts starting every semester!

Location: Nelsonville Campus / Clinical experience for the STNA course is scheduled at a Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services certified long-term care facility within a 75-mile radius of the college. Nurse aide trainees are responsible for their own transportation to and from the clinical site. This certificate is not offered online.

The STNA course is rigorous and will give the nurse aide trainee the necessary knowledge and skills to provide basic nursing care to persons who need assistance with their ability to perform activities of daily living or other tasks in a variety of settings. Upon successful completion of the program, nurse aide trainees are eligible to take the state nurse aide test. 

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Massage Therapy Certificate

All-Inclusive Price: Starting at $10,855

Dates: New cohorts starting every semester!

Location: Nelsonville Campus. This certificate is not offered online.

Upon completion of this well-rounded program, you will possess a solid foundation in the understanding of human anatomy and physiology, demonstrate general office and medical record-keeping skills, utilize functional assessments of the musculoskeletal system, and perform a wide variety of manual therapy techniques. You will be able to apply these skills to treat a broad array of musculoskeletal conditions as well as for enhancement of circulation, pain management, stress reduction, and maintenance of general health and wellbeing.

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Health Information Management

More information coming soon!

Phlebotomy

More information coming soon!

 

Public Safety

EMT/Paramedic Certificate

All-Inclusive Price: Starting at $10,855

Dates: New cohorts starting every semester!

Location: Nelsonville Campus. This certificate is not offered online.

To prepare students for entry-level employment as an Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic (Advanced Life Support).

The Hocking College Paramedic Program is accredited through CoAEMSP effective through January 31, 2023.

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Firefighter Certificate

All-Inclusive Price: Starting at $9,100

Dates: New cohorts starting every semester!

Location: Nelsonville Campus. This certificate is not offered online.

Our students apply direct, hands-on firefighting in our enclosed burn building; develop decision-making skills in life-like emergencies and learn to operate our fire trucks, including our 100-foot bucket truck.

With state-of-the-art firefighting equipment, experienced, certified instructors and hands-on practice, our students consistently achieve a 100% passing rate on the state-certified exam. The state mandate of Firefighter II Certification, for all full-time firefighter employees in Ohio, creates full-time, permanent employment for our Firefighter II students.

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Ohio Peace Officer Basic Certificate

All-Inclusive Price: Starting at $6,815

Dates: New cohorts starting every semester!

Location: Nelsonville Campus. This certificate is not offered online.

Apply direct, hands-on practice in our unique classrooms, including our crime lab, firing range and police cruisers. With experienced, certified instructors and hands-on application, our students consistently achieve passing rates on the state-certified exam

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