For a complete list of programs and courses, plus information on how to register please see the 2017 Spring/Summer GREAT Center Course Schedule.
Business Professional & Office Assistant Training Certificate
Designed to equip administrative support professionals with technical and customer service skills required to compete in a fast-paced office environment. Students will learn to prioritize tasks, streamline office procedures, take minutes, compose e-mails, edit office correspondence and provide excellent customer service. Classroom hours are conveniently arranged in the evening to accommodate working professionals. This program is 22 weeks.
Bookkeeping Certificate Training
Designed for individuals interested in entering the field of bookkeeping and working in payroll, accounting, accounts payable and accounts receivable. The curriculum covers digital applications with emphasis on QuickBooks for Windows. This is a 22-week program. Students may also add office assistant skills or additional computer training if needed.
Medical Office Assistant Training Certificate
Designed to prepare the student with the specialized knowledge, administrative skills, and office protocols required to successfully work in medical offices, long-term care facilities, and medical insurance companies.
Pharmacy Technician Training Certificate
A 60-hour comprehensive course to prepare students for an entry-level pharmacy technician position in a community, hospital, or long-term care setting. Topics include pharmacy-specific medical terminology, reading and interpreting prescriptions, and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Students will learn dosage calculations, I.V. flow rate, drug compounding, and dose conversion. Dispensing of prescription, inventory control, billing and reimbursement will also be discussed.
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
Designed for those interested in becoming a coach in a competitive athletes program or military/protective services personnel.
Emergency Medical Technician
The Emergency Medical Technician program is a comprehensive 200-hour course designed to prepare a
candidate to become nationally certified as an EMT. The successful student may seek employment as an ambulance
EMT, firefighter, or police officer or complete training prior to entry into the Armed Forces.
Patient Care Technician Training Program
Patient Care Technicians (PCT), work hands-on with patients by helping them with their activities of daily
living, taking vital signs, performing electrocardiography (ECG) and drawing blood. PCT’s work in settings such as
hospitals and rehabilitation centers. Since, PCT’s work with patients on a daily basis, they need to have solid
communication skills and to be empathetic and attentive to their needs.
Nurse Assistant Training Program CNA
Orientations take place every Wednesday at Gateway Community College in Room – N102. Limited seats available.
ServSafe Food Handler & Alcohol Training
Train you in the principles of food safety and sanitation and safe serves of alcoholic beverage in food service or hospitality work settings. Upon successful completion of this program you will have the opportunity to take both the National Restaurant Association’s ServSafe Food Handler and ServSafe Alcohol exam.
Print & Digital Media Publishing Certificate Training Program
Designed to provide training and hands-on experience in graphic arts, and digital production printing technology. The Desktop Publishing program is designed to build upon relevant backgrounds and enhance previous industry experience with the most up to date computer skills necessary in today's job market. The instruction is in a Macintosh-based environment with some cross training in IBM/Microsoft-compatible platforms.
Information Technology Web Development Certificate
This fast-paced professional certification program, is designed to teach ‘in demand’ web development skills including PHP, MySQL, jQuery, HTML5 and CSS3. This non-credit Web Development Certificate program prepares students for professional web developer careers, including those who are interested in developing functional aspects of websites including database integration, programming, and other server-side components.
Web Design Certificate with ACA Dreamweaver Exam voucher
Designed for students, working adults, artists, and designers interested in exploring
the expanding field of web design. The full course sequence provides the foundational skills required for those
wishing to build website portfolios for personal and professional applications. Students with previous web design
experience will also find current topics and new approaches to update their web design practices
CNC Operator Certificate with white belt Certification
Designed to give graduates the entry level skills needed to be a CNC operator, responsible for production runs. Courses feature significant hands-on exposure and will build on previous classroom/lab and work experiences. Geared towards working professionals, this 75 hour certificate program can be completed in 15 weeks.
Distribution & Supply Chain Logistics with Powered Industrial Forklift Certification
Provides the skills and core competency areas, defined by MSSC’s industryled, nationally validated skills standards, needed to understand the world of supply chain logistics, including product receiving, product storage, order processing, packaging and shipment, inventory control, safe handling of hazardous materials, evaluation of
transportation modes, customs, and dispatch and tracking operations.
HVAC Licensing Programs -- NEW!
Gateway has partnered with ENTECH to offer two of the most sought after HVAC licenses. Offered both parttime
and full time, these training programs provide the knowledge and skills needed to obtain employment as an apprentice in the HVAC industry. In order to become fully licensed, graduates of this program must complete the required number of on-the-job apprenticeship hours. Gateway's partner ENTECH, has the ability to assist with apprenticeship placements upon successful completion of an HVAC program.
Automotive Lube Technician Certificate
This 60-hour training is modeled after leading manufacturers and is provided by tenured Gateway Automotive Department faculty. Through a combination of state-of-the-art computer-based instruction, hands-on training
and proficiency testing students will become skilled in providing comprehensive preventive maintenance.
Music Production & Audio Engineering Certificate
Learn the ins and outs of the recording business from both an artistic and operational view! In collaboration
with Breed Productions, Gateway’s updated, non-degree certificate will provide students with the fundamentals
of electronic music, audio technology, music writing and production. In addition, professionals in the Music
Production Industry will offer tools and techniques for networking and gaining entry into the music business.
This is an ideal program for persons seeking an entry level position in the music production/ engineering field as
well as for those pursuing music recording/producing careers.