Career Training

HYBRID Personal Trainer National Certification
The W.I.T.S. Certified Personal Trainer is NCCA Accredited.
Our HYBRID personal trainer course is a great way to prepare and become successful in the field you love. This challenging course is for candidates wanting LIVE instruction with in-depth, hands-on practical labs to master the career skills & knowledge. The course consists of 15 hours of lecture on key topics like biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage and health assessments to game plan a solid program for your client. The best part is the 15 hours of hands-on practical training labs with role playing drills on assessing clients, programming, performing proper exercises, presentation skills and more. The Hybrid version is where the lectures are online and the labs are still offered LIVE so you can master the skills. Included in this course is a complete 200 page color student workbook, access to online student study tools and FREE test vouchers to take the Certified Personal Trainer exams. You can work right after passing the exams with proof of CPR/AED to obtain your Level 1 Certified Personal Trainer. As a special bonus, you can take advantage of our 30 hour employer internship to get our advanced Level 2 Certified Personal Trainer credential at no additional cost!! Not eligible for tuition waivers $999
Required Textbook: 7th edition of the Fitness Professional’s Handbook with web resources (ISBN-13: 9781492523376) available in e book too.
To register:

02/15 - 03/14                  9:00am - 12:00pm              S                B
CAR 836 30                           18758                      Fitness Center


Accounting Fundamentals
Understanding basic accounting principles and maintaining accurate financial records is critical for all businesses. You will be introduced to theory and practice of basic concepts in accounting and bookkeeping. This hands-on program introduces participants to documents and journals required to establish a computerized set of accounts for a small business. Individuals who are interested in starting on this career path, small or home based business owners, and others with little to no experience will benefit. 


Accounting/Bookkeeping Fundamentals
Learn essential terms and concepts for starting an accounting system, understand debits and credits, classify items as assets, liabilities, equity, revenue/sales and expenditures. Use practice scenarios and complete basic procedures such as journalizing entries and posting transactions to a general ledger. Explore the bookkeeping and accounting cycle, cash systems, create and understand financial reports. Learn to create a Trial Balance and Post-Closing Trial Balance, understand an Income Statement and Balance Sheet as well as adjusting entries and bank statement reconciliation. Topics Include: understanding accounts; debits and credits; analyzing transactions; journaling; general ledger; closing/adjusting entries; post-closing trial balance; financial reporting.  This professional development class does not have a pre-req.  (30 hours) $565
2/4 - 4/7        5:45pm - 9:00pm              T              B             THERRIEN
CAR 797 30          17351                            HH-211
No class March 17

Intro to QuickBooks Online – EDG 928
In this ONLINE course in partnership with Ed2go, you will learn to manage the financial aspects of your small business quickly and efficiently using QuickBooks Online. Gain hands-on experience as you learn all the ways this well-designed accounting program makes it a snap to manage your business' finances—from recording income and expenses, to entering checks and bank transfer entries, to setting up a chart of accounts. Learn to reconcile your checking account and manage credit card and loan payments; create and print invoices, receipts, and statements; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; create estimates; generate reports; and much more.  When your course starts, you will be directed to access and utilize the free QuickBooks Online practice site to complete lessons and assignments.  You do not need to purchase a subscription or additional software.  Please note that this course is suitable only for the QuickBooks Online version. The desktop versions of QuickBooks are not compatible with this course and should not be used. Classes begin monthly.  $150 Tuition.  24 hours.  Not eligible for tuition waivers

Registration and payment is through Ed2go:

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________APICS CSCP Certification Exam Prep

The APICS CSCP exam prep program helps you demonstrate your knowledge and organizational skills for developing more streamlined operations. The APICS CSCP program is the first and only supply chain certification that encompasses the end-to-end global supply chain. The APICS CSCP designees gain the skills to effectively manage global supply chain activities that involve suppliers, plants, distributors, and customers located around the world. The CSCP does have an eligibility requirement. Participants must meet one of the following three criteria: Three or more years of supply chain related work experience; Or Bachelors’ degree or the international equivalent; Or CSCP, CLTD, CPIM, CFPIM, SCOR-P, CIRM, CPM, CSM, CPSM, CTL certifications. Exam eligibility requirements:

Enrollment: Course Registration is through APICS

Tuition: Core Member/Non-Member = $2,319
Chapter Plus Member = $1,969
Tuition includes books and access to the CSCP On-line Learning System, printed participant manuals, and a student copy of the class slide decks. APICS exam fee is a separate fee. Discounted exam credits are available through APICS Massachusetts Minuteman Chapter.

02/13 - 05/14             6:00pm - 9:15pm            R                B
CAR 899 30                    19880                    HH 112
No class March 19

APICS CLTD Certification Exam Prep

Prepare for the CLTD Certification exam. Master the knowledge needed for the logistics, transportation and distribution industry. Expand your outlook on the logistics field and bring new ideas to your organization. Remain current with global logistics trends and developments. Boost your confidence with recognition as a logistics expert. Learn about the tools you need to help reduce costs and increase customer satisfaction. APICS certification in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLDT) provides the information needed to meet today’s supply chain logistics challenges. Created by APICS and a team of subject matter experts, the CLDT designation covers a comprehensive body of knowledge that sets the global standard for best practices. Topics: Capacity Planning and Demand Management; Order Management; Inventory and Warehouse Management; Transportation; Global Logistics Consideration; Logistics Network Design; Reverse Logistics and Sustainability.

Enrollment is through APICS. Link:

Exam eligibility requirements at

Tuition: Core Members/Non-Members = $2,219.
Chapter Plus Members = $1,889.
Tuition cost includes print, online exam prep materials, student slide book and a download of the APICS CLTD Exam. APICS exam fee is a separate fee. Discounted exam credits are available through APICS Mass. Minuteman Chapter.

1/25 - 03/07                     9:00am - 3:30pm              S              B
CAR 861 30                           18802                    HH 115
No class February 15

APICS Certification in Production Inventory – Part I

Increase your knowledge and earning potential by earning the APICS CPIM designation, the leading industry certification. This credential is essential if you are involved in production and inventory management, operations, supply chain management, procurement, materials management or purchasing. Master essential terminology, concepts and strategies to increase your functional knowledge. Feel confident and better prepared to successfully pass the exam. This course prepares you to pass the first of two exams required to gain your APICS CPIM designation. Topics: Supply Chain Fundamentals, Operating Environments, Financial Fundamentals for the Supply Chain, Demand Management, Transformation of Demand in to Supply, Inventory Management, The Purchasing Cycle, Distribution.

Tuition: Core Member/Non-Member = $1,429.
Chapter Plus Member = $1,209.
Includes access to the APICS CPIM1 Learning system, printed course manuals, and a student copy of the course slide deck. APICS exam fee is a separate fee. Discounted exam credits are available through APICS Massachusetts Minuteman Chapter.

Please review the exam eligibility requirements at

Enrollment is through APICS:

01/29 - 04/22                   6:00pm - 9:15pm             W                 B
CAR 920 30                            19881                     HH-109
No class March 18

APIC Certification in Production Inventory – Part II

The APICS CPIM program is designed to educate individuals in the various concepts, methodologies, terminology, and integration of topics within the supply chain and operations management functions. The new, streamlined CPIM Certification only requires two exams - CPIM Part 1 and 2. Many of the key terms covered in CPIM Part 1 are expanded upon in CPIM Part 2. CPIM Part 2, combines key concepts from the field of operations management. It details four areas of knowledge:
• Master Planning of Resources: Plan of supply; relating management of demand to manufacturing, distribution and service environments; and developing and validating the master schedule
• Detailed Scheduling and Planning: Descriptions of material requirements planning, capacity requirements planning, inventory management practices, and procurement and supplier planning
• Execution and Control of Operations: Techniques for scheduling and controlling operations within available capacity
• Strategic Management of Resources: Three main topics: understanding the business environment, developing operations strategy, and implementing operations strategy
Tuition includes access to the computer based CPIM Learning System, printed course manuals, student copy of the course slide decks.

Tuition: Core Members/Non-Members = $1,839
Chapter Plus Members = $1,559.
APICS exam fee is a separate fee. Discounted exam credits are available through APICS Massachusetts Minuteman Chapter.

Registration is through APICS:

Review the exam eligibility requirements at

03/28 - 05/09                 9:00am - 3:30pm                 S               B
CAR 925 30                            19882
No class April 18




Corporate Event Planner - Online
GES 297 (240 hours)  $1095
In this ONLINE program you will learn how to successfully execute different types of events and understand the different responsibilities of an event planner, from designing and planning to budget management and post event review.
Upon completion you will know the following learning objectives:

Event Design & Plan: Interview new clients and event stakeholders to create a scope of work, including venue selection, floor plans, seating accommodations, timelines, and checklist required to insure a successful event outcome including backup plans and applicable security measures.

Execution: Apply event planning formulas to the rollout, setup and execution of any corporate event by implementing critical path methodologies, timelines, and project management best practices.

Set budgets and Service Charges: Research the market to present a proposal of options to meet the event budget restrictions set by a client/event. Students will also learn various ways to price their services and incorporate additional fees for sourcing rentals.

Review:  Document events and perform a “postmortem” process to encourage “lessons learned” in every event at every location to create a valuable resource they can use to grow from and improve

To enroll or questions call Cengage Learning at (877) 221-5151. Course is not eligible for tuition waivers. 

Veterinary Assistant - ONLINE
This ONLINE course and training program prepares students for an exciting new career as an administrative veterinary assistant. Students in the program learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. This online program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. Administrative duties, such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable are emphasized, and the program contains basic information about pet insurance. Textbooks are included. 170 hours. ONLINE. $2,695. To enroll for MCC, call (877) 221 - 5151. Not eligible for waivers.

Six Sigma: Total Quality Applications. Course # EDG 709
In this ONLINE course you will learn how to effectively apply the elements and methods of Six Sigma. Understand how more than 25 tools and methods relate to the DMAIC (define, measure, analyze, improve, and control) model. Determine the relationship of basic statistics to Six Sigma and learn about the Six Sigma business case including strategic planning, the voice of the customer (VOC), quality function deployment (QFD), benchmarking, and financial investment methods. Discover how to use brainstorming, Pareto charts, and critical to quality help define processes, problems, and opportunities. Master the use of other key tools such as cause and effect diagrams, check-sheets, scatter diagrams, failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA), and force field analysis.

In this online course, you will learn how to apply the DMAIC model each step of the way. You’ll learn how to define, plan, implement, and close a Six Sigma project. You’ll also know how to use process capability and how to apply lean thinking. And you’ll understand the basics of advanced Six Sigma tools such as sampling, design of experiments (DOE), analysis of variance (ANOVA), hypothesis testing, control charts, and probability distributions. Pre-Req: Course # EDG 708 Total Quality Fundamentals. Classes begin monthly. (24 hours.) $150. Enrollment and payment is through ed2go: Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail or call 781-280-3663

Introduction to Google Analytics. EDG 757
In this ONLINE course, you’ll learn to use Google Analytics to make the most of your online web traffic. See how you can track not just the traffic to all of your online content, but also determine which content is the most appealing, where your visitors came from, what devices they used, how long they stayed, which links they clicked, and where they went when they left.

The ONLINE course guides you step by step, report by report, through the major parts of the Google Analytics interface. From setting up your Google Analytics account and getting the all-important code you’ll need to add to your website’s pages to begin tracking your visitors, you’ll learn everything you need to know to get everything you can from the data that Google Analytics provides. You’ll even find out about Google AdWords and other tools to enhance your traffic as well as your Google Analytics reporting. ONLINE COURSE. Classes begin monthly. (24 hours.) $150. Enrollment and payment is through ed2go: Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail or call 781-280-3663

Total Quality Fundamentals. Course # EDG 708
In this ONLINE course Learn how to effectively apply the fundamentals of total quality. Understand what quality is and learn about the history of the quality movement. Discover the role of customers in quality and determine the major elements of a quality system. Master key concepts such as the cost of non-quality, variation, and total employee involvement (TEI). Increase your value to your company by learning about various motivational models, leadership, and teamwork. Determine how to effectively apply quality standards by creating and implementing internal and external auditing activities. Learn the ins and outs of ISO 9000, ISO 14000, and the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
In this ONLINE course, you will learn how successful organizations apply quality to their everyday activities. You will find out how to use teamwork to make the most of employees’ abilities and potential. I will help you manage the process of change, reduce customer complaints, and increase customer service. You will learn of a number of quality fallacies and how to lessen their impact. ONLINE COURSE. Classes begin monthly. (24 hours.) $150.Enrollment and payment is through ed2go: Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail or call 781-280-3663

Grammar Refresher. Course # EDG 622
This ONLINE course will help you gain confidence in your ability to produce clean, grammatically correct work. You'll explore the basics of English grammar—like sentence structure and punctuation—as well as more sophisticated concepts—like logic and clarity. A patient instructor, memorable lessons, vivid examples, and interactive exercises will give you ample opportunity to put what you learn into practice. Reacquaint yourself with old, forgotten rules, meet some new ones. 24 hours. $150. ONLINE. Classes begin monthly. Enrollment and payment is through ed2go: Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail or call 781-280-3663

Last Modified: 1/9/20