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Basic Math

An online, at-your-own-pace course, powered by Penn Foster.

Course Commitment: $149.00

This math program covers the principles of business and industrial math, from basic operations like addition and multiplication through formulas and algebra. Upon finishing the 6 lessons in the program students will understand key concepts including fractions, proportions and the metric system.

Locations:

GCI VIRTUAL PLATFORM

Blueprint Reading

An online, at-your-own-pace course, powered by Penn Foster.

Course Commitment: $229.00

Blueprint Reading provides students with flexible courseware and instruction that enables them to understand the various types of blueprints, shop prints, and schematics used in an industrial environment. Learning to read blueprints, trainees discover how to comprehend, and interpret the different types of standard symbols and abbreviations found on electrical construction drawings, schematics, and wiring diagrams. They’ll learn to:

  • Define different types of scales used on drawings.
  • Identify the height, width, and length dimensions of a drawing.
  • Interpret the various symbols and notations used on drawings.
  • Draw multiview sketches of simple objects that accurately show all the details of the objects.

Locations:

GCI VIRTUAL PLATFORM

Career Readiness Bootcamp

An online, at-your-own-pace course, powered by Penn Foster.

Course Commitment: $179.00

Career Readiness Bootcamp consists of 10 lessons and is focused on helping you sharpen nine soft skills employers value. This program is designed to keep you moving forward with fun and engaging curriculum.

Key skills covered:

  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Respect
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Decision Making & Problem Solving
  • Customer Focus
  • Working with Tools & Technology

Locations:

GCI VIRTUAL PLATFORM

Intro to Building Trades

An online, at-your-own-pace course, powered by Penn Foster.

Course Commitment: $149.00

This course introduces you to the various domains of the construction industry: carpentry, HVAC, plumbing, roofing, drywall work, general maintenance, and so on. You’ll learn the differences between construction and building trades and residential and commercial construction. The duties and tasks of the construction and building trades professional are also explained in this course. Finally, you’ll learn about the proper safety measures required in various areas of the construction industry. Securing a safe environment is crucial to ensuring individual workers’ safety.

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to do the following:

  • Analyze the structure of work, safety measures, and fundamentals of the construction industry and building trades.

Locations:

GCI VIRTUAL PLATFORM

Supervisory Skills for the Industrial Workplace

An online, at-your-own-pace course, powered by Penn Foster.

Course Commitment: $539.00 / 241 hours

Program Goal:

To provide students with a clear understanding of leadership and management responsibilities in an industrial workplace. This certificate program is designed to support the development of a student with strong industry knowledge and experience into a top-performing leader.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Define the necessary skills for supervision and leadership.
  • Develop communication, leadership, and performance management skills to direct a successful team.
  • Develop organizational skills, customer service skills, and the ability to measure results.
  • Develop the mindset and problem-solving skills to overcome obstacles and use conflict to stimulate growth.
  • Identify and implement the best practices to be implemented for efficient and safe manufacturing.

Locations:

GCI VIRTUAL PLATFORM

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