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Arc Welding I

This introductory course covers the fundamentals of arc welding utilizing the SMAW welding process to running beads and perform single and multiple-pass welds on fillet and groove joints.  You will also experience basic oxy-fuel cutting.

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20STT242-01
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C Room A102 Welding
16 - &up Antram 2/11 - 6/9 Tu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $630.00 View -1
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20FTT242-01
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C Room A102 Welding
16 - &up Antram 9/8 - 11/24 Tu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $650.00 View 13

Arc Welding II

Sharpen your arc welding skills! In this advanced SMAW class, you’ll learn to weld in the horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions. You’ll also learn plasma cutting and receive information about certification procedures.

Prior welding experience required.

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20STT276-01
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C Room A102 Welding
16 - &up Antram 2/13 - 5/21 Th 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $630.00 View 15
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20FTT276-01
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C Room A102 Welding
16 - &up Antram 9/10 - 12/10 Th 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $625.00 View 15

Certified Billing and Coding Specialist

PLEASE NOTE: You must attend an orientation before registering for this course or call the St. Charles Adult and Community Education office at 636-443-4043 for assistance.

There is a high demand for skilled medical billing and coding professionals in the healthcare industry, and employment is projected to grow 15% from now to 2024.  Medical billers and coders are responsible for coding a patient’s diagnosis along with a request for payments from the patient’s insurance company.  The St. Charles Billing and Coding Specialist program will provide you with information and training you need to earn a CBCS (Certified Billing and Coding Specialist) certification.

This 12-week comprehensive course consists of 72 hours of classroom instruction.  You will learn the foundations of medical terminology and the technical knowledge and skills to maintain aspects of the revenue cycle to prevent reimbursements from being denied, delayed, or incomplete. This course will prepare you on how to gather, review, and verify essential patient information and documentation, how to prevent fraud and abuse by auditing billing, how to assign numeric codes for diagnoses and procedures, and the ability to coach healthcare providers to achieve optimal reimbursement when submitting claims.

At the end of the course, you will be prepared to sit for the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

Ensuring that data is prompt and accurate is a core part of the behind-the-scenes work that keeps hospitals and clinics running and thriving. So by becoming a Certified Billing and Coding Specialist, you’re saving lives too! Register today and open the door to a rewarding career path. 

 



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20SHO826-01
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C Room 103
16 - &up Ford 2/3 - 6/24 Mo We 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $1,149.00 View 6
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20SHO826-02
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C CL Upper
16 - &up Ford 2/3 - 5/13 Mo We 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $1,149.00 View 0
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20SHO826-03
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C CL Upper
16 - &up Ford 5/19 - 8/6 Tu Th 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $1,149.00 View 13

Emergency Medical Technician Training (EMT)

PLEASE NOTE: You must attend an orientation before registering for this course or call the St. Charles Adult and Community Education office at 636-443-4043 for assistance.

Interested in becoming a licensed Emergency Medical Technician?  The St. Charles EMT Training Program provides the basic level of training for the emergency care provider and leads to both state and national licensure examinations. Students will master the basic skills of emergency care through classroom training, hands-on skill training, and clinical observation, both in a hospital emergency department and on an ambulance. Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to take the National Registry Exam for certification by the State of Missouri.

Please note: You must attend a mandatory orientation to obtain requirements for the program, and pass the entrance exam to enroll.  Students must be at least 18 years old and provide proof of a high school diploma, GED/ HISET, or a college transcript.

EMT students must have a current PPD test, a flu shot, and proof of the following immunizations: Varicella, and Tdap. A Missouri criminal background check is required for all incoming students and fees are paid directly to Missouri Criminal Records at  www.MoCriminalRecords.com (Listed with the Missouri State Highway Patrol). Tuition includes textbook, BLS certification, and EMT shirt.

 



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20SHO751-01
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C Room 103
James 1/21 - 5/14 Tu Th 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM $1,550.00 View 7
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20SHO751-02
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C Room 103
James 1/21 - 5/14 Tu Th 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM $1,550.00 View 13
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20FHO751-01
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C Room 103
James 8/18 - 12/10 Tu Th 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM $1,550.00 View 22
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20FHO751-02
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C Room 103
James 8/18 - 12/10 Tu Th 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM $1,550.00 View 22

Heating and Air Conditioning Technology

Discover the principles of basic refrigeration and heat theory, read and understand basic wiring schematics, as well as test, diagnose, and service residential-sized air conditioning units. You will study automatic and electrical controls for heating and heat pump equipment, including electric heat, gas furnaces, and heat pumps. This course includes classroom instruction and shop time.

Upon completion of the course, students will be prepared for the EPA test. The EPA test fee of $55 is payable to the instructor.  Safety glasses are required.  WIOA Approved



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20STT288-01
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C Room HVAC
16 - &up Fields 1/21 - 7/2 Tu Th 06:00 PM - 09:30 PM $1,135.00 View 1
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20STT288-02
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C Room HVAC
16 - &up Smith 2/10 - 6/8 Mo We 06:00 PM - 09:30 PM $1,135.00 View -3
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20FTT288-01
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C Room HVAC
16 - &up Fields 8/18 - 12/3 Tu Th 06:00 PM - 09:30 PM $1,135.00 View 15
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20FTT288-02
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C Room HVAC
16 - &up Smith 9/21 - 1/18 Mo We 06:00 PM - 09:30 PM $1,135.00 View 15

MIG and Flux-Cored Welding

For the experienced welder, or the weekend warrior, this course provides training in basic and advanced techniques required to upgrade skill levels for additional career opportunities or for your personal use. Acquire techniques in the MIG (GMAW) and Flux-core (FCAW) processes, using ER70S-6 and E71T-1 filler metals on carbon steel plate. Learn to work in all fillet and grooved plate positions. 

Supply list provided. WIOA Approved  



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20STT245-01
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C Room A102 Welding
16 - &up Foster 1/29 - 5/13 We 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $724.00 View 15
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20FTT245-01
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C Room A102 Welding
16 - &up Foster 8/26 - 12/9 We 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $744.00 View 14

National Electrical Code 2017

PLEASE NOTE:  The tuition for this course is $599 and there is a fee of $200 for textbooks.

 

Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of NEC, math skills, and electrical field experience.

Learn how to navigate and use the National Electrical Code 2017 as it applies to electrical work in various facilities. Students will have enough knowledge to take the Master Electrician Test. Each jurisdiction has their own requirements for taking the test.  WIOA Approved




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20STT249-01
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C Room ET
16 - &up TBD 2/4 - 5/12 Tu 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM $799.00 View 15

Precision Machining Training Program

Learn basic metal shop procedures to include machine shop safety and basic skills on the band saw, engine lathe, vertical mill equipment as well as precision gage reading and basic blue print reading. Acquire and demonstrate the interpersonal skills necessary to be successful in the workplace environment, enhance your career path, and be a sought-after asset to the manufacturing community. Safety glasses and steel toe boots are required.

 



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20STT335-01
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C PMT
16 - &up Nichols 1/28 - 5/21 Tu Th 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $1,209.00 View 2
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20FTT335-01
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C PMT
16 - &up Nichols 8/18 - 12/8 Tu Th 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $1,209.00 View 10

TIG Welding

In this course you will acquire techniques to operate TIG (GTAW) welding equipment to weld carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum materials.  You will learn to produce fillet and groove welds on plates in the flat, horizontal, and vertical positions. Prior welding experience is required. 

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20STT246-01
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C Room A102 Welding
16 - &up Antram 1/27 - 6/22 Mo 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $724.00 View 5
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20FTT246-01
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C Room A102 Welding
16 - &up Antram 8/24 - 11/30 Mo 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $744.00 View 12

Two and Four-Cycle Engine Repair
Do you want to repair your own small engines? In this class, you’ll learn to diagnose engine problems, understand the fuel and electrical systems and troubleshoot tune-ups, valve jobs, carburetors, and engine care and maintenance. Bring your own 2-cycle (mower, string trimmer, chainsaw) or 4-cycle (tiller, riding mower) to class.

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20STT217-01
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C Room SE
16 - &up Smith 2/4 - 5/5 Tu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $279.00 View 0
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20STT217-02
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C Room SE
16 - &up Smith 2/6 - 5/21 Th 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $279.00 View 4
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20FTT217-01
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C Room SE
16 - &up Smith 9/1 - 11/17 Tu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $279.00 View 10
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20FTT217-02
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C Room SE
16 - &up Smith 9/3 - 12/3 Th 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $279.00 View 10