Online Career & Workforce Training
The Division of Workforce Development offers a variety of online courses in each of our program areas: Construction & Trades, Green Technologies, Information Technology, Manufacturing, and Professional Development.
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Course Id: WEB 0449
Demand for accounting professionals currently exceeds supply. If you're interested in increasing your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this course is for you. You'll learn the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, as well as how to analyze and record financial transactions. You'll get hands-on experience with handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes, and various common banking activities. We'll cover all the bases, from writing checks to preparing an income statement and closing out accounts at the end of each fiscal period. Whether you're a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement, this course will give you a solid foundation in financial matters.
Administrative Specialist with Microsoft Office Specialist
Course Id: MOS 0715
This 460 hour program will teach you the skills you need to become a successful administrative professional. Microsoft Office Specialist 2010 is the only comprehensive, performance-based certification program approved by Microsoft to validate business computer skills using Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook, and Access 2010. Learn business and administrative applications of the Microsoft 2010 suite, while you prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist 2010 certification.
Certified Financial Planner™
Course Id: TBD
Why has the Certified Financial Planner™ certification become so sought after by consumers and the financial planners who serve them? The answer is simple. The public is looking for a planner who has demonstrated a commitment to competency, and the financial professionals want an established certification that sets them apart in a globally expanding financial planning profession. Certified Financial Planner™ CFP® Board research shows consumers increasingly rely on credentials when selecting a financial adviser.
Certified Green Supply Chain
Course Id: FGA 0901
The Certified Green Supply Chain Professional Online Training Program will give you the specialized knowledge to enable a company to achieve its environmental sustainability goals through global sourcing, materials management, procurement and buying, transportation and logistics, and new product development.
Course Id: WEB 0001
Cyber Security: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
Course Id: CTS 0104
Every organization is at risk of some type of interruption or disaster and must plan accordingly. This course, aimed at business and IT professionals, steps students through three important protection plans: a business impact analysis (BIA), a business continuity plan (BCP), and a disaster recovery plan (DRP).
Prerequisites: You should be familiar with information security risk management concepts and general IT management concepts.
Cyber Security: Computer Forensics Evidence Collection
Course Id: CTS 0105
Business computers and the data they contain are targets of an increasing number of attacks, which has brought electronic evidence and information gathering to the forefront of incident response. This course focuses on computer forensics and evidence collection techniques. You will learn tips for controlling digital forensic investigation and techniques for seizing, collecting and protecting evidence.
Prerequisites: You should have at least intermediate knowledge of (1) how computer hardware functions (2) the Windows and Linux operating systems.
Cyber Security: Ethical Hacking Tools and Techniques
Course Id: CTS 0106
This course is designed for IT professionals who require in-depth knowledge of ethical hacking techniques to test the security of their networks. Areas of instruction include the fundamentals of hacking and penetration testing, footprinting, vulnerability scanning and exploits, and network traffic analysis.
Prerequisites: You should have general knowledge of server/ client networking, network border protection such as firewalls, and common types of malware.
Cyber Security: Information Security and Risk Management Planning
Course Id: CTS 0109
Business managers and IT professionals alike depend on risk management to make appropriate decisions for their organizations. This course covers the essentials of risk management, compliance laws that affect risk management, and how to create a risk management plan.
Prerequisites: You should be familiar with information security principles and their impact on business objectives.
Cyber Security: Locking Down Linux User Accounts, Filesystems, and Services
Course Id: CTS 0100
In this course, you'll get hands-on experience configuring and managing security on Linux machines. You'll first review basic security controls, and then dive deep into user management and security the Linux filesystem and services. The course focuses on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Ubuntu, Fedora, and CentOS, but many of the concepts apply to Linux in general.
Prerequisites: You should have 6 to 12 months of experience supporting Linux servers and clients.
Cyber Security: Managing Information Security Risks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities
Course Id: CTS 0107
This course covers the fundamentals of information systems security and offers hands-on practice with countermeasures against malicious code and network attacks. Students also learn on-going mitigation techniques that reduce risk to IT environments. The course is geared toward entry-level IT professionals.
Prerequisites: You should be familiar with networking and common forms of malware.
Cyber Security: Network Security Essentials
Course Id: CTS 0108
Need a refresher on the basics of network security? This course explores TCP/IP network protocols and applications, network threats and vulnerable points of access, and different tools and techniques that strengthen network security.
Prerequisites: You should have basic network experience.
Cyber Security: Protecting Networks with Firewalls and VPNs
Course Id: CTS 0101
Two key technologies for protecting a network are firewalls and virtual private networking. This course explores firewall fundamentals, rules, filters, design strategies, and deployment best practices. Students also learn about virtual private networks (VPNs) for secure remote access.
Prerequisites: You should have at least intermediate-level experience in networking and security.
Cyber Security: Protecting Windows Systems with Access Controls, Encryption, and Group Policy
Course Id: CTS 0102
In this course, you'll get hands-on experience configuring and managing security on Windows servers. Topics include access controls and authentication, encryption, application rules and Group Policy objects. The course addresses security in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.
Prerequisites: You should have 6 to 12 months of experience supporting Windows servers and clients.
Cyber Security: Securing Web Applications
Course Id: CTS 0103
The internet is an integral part of most organizations today, but this widely used public network is also the source of data theft, cyberstalking, and many other threats. Organizations with a significant Web presence, such as e-commerce sites, must ensure their Web applications are as secure as possible. This course explores managing risk in Web applications, identifying and classifying weaknesses, and strategies for developing secure Web applications.
Prerequisites: You should have general knowledge of server/ client networking, network border protection such as firewalls, and common type of malware. You should also be familiar with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
Healthcare Information Management
Course Id: HIM0100
This course prepares an individual to sit for the Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS) exam. CAHIMS is an entry-level certification for people interested in the growing field of healthcare information and management systems. Achieving this certification establishes a solid foundation that can be used to strengthen abilities, acquire more experience, and advance a career path within the industry.
The student is responsible for paying for and scheduling the CAHIMS exam.
HIV and Blood Borne Pathogens
Course Id: HIV 0100
This course is designed to teach you about a variety of blood borne pathogens, modes of infection, safety procedures to be observed when dealing with possible blood borne pathogens, how to counsel people infected with blood borne pathogens and more. This HIV and Bloodborne Pathogens overview on-line course meets the standards found in Florida Statue - Chapter 381.0035 for a variety of direct care including those individuals employed or subcontracted through the State of Florida - for Persons' with Disabilities (APD) and other human service employees. This course can also provide a foundation of knowledge related to HIV and Bloodborne Pathogens to other occupations such as police officers, correctional officers, mental health workers, non-medical care takers, and others. This course is not intended to substitute for a medical HIV and Bloodborne Pathogen course for healthcare workers.
Insurance: 02-15 Life, Health, Variable Annuities Pre-Licensing
Course Id: OLT 0149
This 40-hour course will prepare you for the state examination in one of the following license categories: 2-15, 2-16, 2-18, 2-19, and 2-40 - to name the most common. Who should take advantage of this course? Anyone who has a desire to sell insurance in any one or combination of these three categories: Life, Health, or Variable Annuity -or who is simply interested in understanding more about their own policies or how to improve them.
Insurance: 02-20 Property/Casualty General Lines Agent
Course Id: OLT 0157
This 200-hour course will prepare you to take the state examination, providing you with detailed information on types of insurance coverage and policies. Who should take advantage of this course? Anyone who is interested in becoming a licensed insurance agent, financial consultant, adjuster, loan officer, small business owner or anyone who wants a better understanding of the insurance industry so they can make informed financial decisions.
Insurance: 04-40 Registered Customer Service Representative Pre-Licensing
Course Id: OLT 0166
This course is approved by the Florida Department of Financial Services for licensure as a Registered Customer Service Representative (RCSR), and is equivalent to the 4-40 license. This course will allow you the opportunity to work at your own pace with your instructor available via e-mail or telephone. In the course you'll be exposed to various phases of property casualty insurance, health insurance, agency operations and good customer service are among the topics studied. After completing this course, you will receive a certificate of completion which allows you to apply to the Department of Financial Services for your 4-40 license. Completion of this course waives the student from taking the state licensure exam.
Insurance: 04-40 to 02-20 Conversion Pre-Licensing
Course Id: OLT 0143
This course is designed to prepare a current Customer Representative (4-40) to become a licensed insurance property and casualty agent (2-20) without the loss of production income and time. Work at your own pace with your instructor available via e-mail. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be eligible to sit for the state examination. This course is designed and taught to comply with the State requirements for General Lines Agents State examination. Topics covered include: Automobile, Property Insurance, Inland Marine, Crime, Workers Compensation, General Liability, Health Insurance, Aviation and State Law.
Insurance: 40-Hour Accredited Claims Adjuster Pre-Licensing
Course Id: OLT 0165
The Florida 40-Hour Accredited Claims Adjuster course is designed as a self-paced course. After successfully completing the entire course and passing a final exam, the candidate may sit for the 3-20, 5-20, and 6-20 Insurance Adjuster designation licensure exam. The course consists of Units 1-8 or Modules A-H and 8 End of Unit Exams. At the end of each unit, there is an End of Unit Exam which is automatically scored. The scores for the unit exams and the final exam will be averaged.
Marketing Your Business on the Internet
Course Id: WEB 0442
Throughout the course, you'll learn to think strategically about marketing your website, products, and services using Internet technologies. You'll explore how to use an Internet marketing checklist and other tools and materials to develop a sound online business strategy. Before you know it, you'll have the skills and knowledge you need to develop a winning Internet marketing plan for your own business.
Course Id: MFT 0459
This is a self-paced course covering Mill 2D, Mill 3D & Lathe programming using Mastercam software (premium package). Course includes, Configuring the environment with a grid to create geometry, setting the default machine and construction plane, Drawing geometry to include lines, arcs fillets, chamfers, trimming and breaking lines, using parallels, creating construction lines, creating bolt circles and use of AutoCursor, Establish stock and chuck settings in respect to stock size needed, chuck configuration and materials being used to make a part, Generate toolpath for lathe face, rough, finish, drill, thread, groove, bore, C-axis cross contour, remachining, engraving and cutoff, Saving files and generating NC Code, Geometry and toolpath for a 3D drawing, Import CAD and SolidWorks drawings to set up view manager and WCS for toolpath generation.
Prerequisites: This course is intended for persons with prior CNC operator training or experience.
Professional Sales Skills
Course Id: WEB 0457
Would you like to discover the secret to becoming a successful sales professional? Well, here's an opportunity to make your dream a reality. In this course you will learn how to turn prospects into buyers, how to provide proper customer service, how to develop a sales plan, and much more!
TheCourse Project Management Professional
Course Id: PMP 0100
Would you like to increase your value to your employer by discovering and mastering essential quantitative and qualitative project management? TheCourse is designed for experienced project managers to increase their skills and apply a standards-based approach to project management. The Project Management Institute (PMI) has provided project management training for more than 25 years and the Project Management Professional (PMP®) credential was the first on designed specifically for project managers. Certification Magazine recently identified PMP® Certification as "the highest-paying certification" of the year. Upon completion of this course, you will have the ability to sit for the PMP® Certification exam.
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