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course catalog - Penta Career Center
GENERAL INFORMATION
PART-TIME
COURSE CATALOG
2013 - 2014
Adult & Continuing
Education
9301 Buck Road
Perrysburg OH 43551
Penta offers extensive HANDS-ON training that
requires LESS THAN A YEAR to complete!
419-661-6555
GED/ESOL
FULL-TIME
Full Catalog Online
www.pentacareercenter.org/penta_aded
TABLE OF CONTENTS
CONTENTS & ALPHABETICAL INDEX
CLASSES
FULL-TIME PROGRAMS ................................ 4–10
GED / ESOL / ADULT BASIC EDUCATION.............26
MEDICAL PROGRAMS ......................................20-24
ONLINE COURSES (all) ....................................25
PART-TIME PROGRAMS................................11-19
GENERAL INFORMATION...................................35
FINANCIAL AID...............................................36
MAPS.............................................................38
REGISTRATION FORM (Part-Time).........................40
A
D
Accreditation.............................. 27
Admissions Policy........................ 27
Admission Requirements.............. 27
Adult Basic Education................... 26
Auto Body Collision Repair..............4
Decks........................................ 13
Dietary Management Training
Certificate (DMT)....................... 21
Automotive Technologies................5
E
B
Builder, Contractor &
Remodeler Technology.................6
C
Carpentry I................................. 12
Carpentry II................................ 12
Certificate of Completion.............. 27
Certificates / Passports................. 27
Certification Test/Supplies/Tools.... 27
Class Cancellations...................... 27
CNC Programmer Training............. 16
Contact Us.................................. 27
Computer Technology................... 14
CPR - American Heart Association
Basic Life Support for
Healthcare Providers............... 20
CPR for Family and Friends........ 20
Heartsaver AED CPR................. 20
Heartsaver CPR........................ 20
Customized / Industry Training...... 15
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Drywall and Countertops.............. 13
ed2go Courses (Online)................ 25
EKG Technician........................... 24
Electricity................................... 13
Electronic Health Record
Specialist (Online)..................... 25
English for Speakers of Other
Languages (ESOL)..................... 26
EPA Refrigerant Transition and
Recovery Cert. TEST ONLY.......... 15
F
Financial Aid............................... 28
Forklift Training........................... 15
G
General Equivalency
Diploma (GED).......................... 26
General Office Occupations
and Clerical Services....................7
Graduation Rate.......................... 28
S
Heating and Insulation................. 12
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning
/Refrigeration (HVAC)..................8
School Closing/Inclement Weather.28
ServSafe Certification.................. 22
ServSafe Food Handler................. 22
Small Engine Repair..................... 11
State Tested Nurse’s
Aide (STNA).............................. 23
Student Receipts......................... 29
I
Introduction
Introduction
Introduction
Introduction
Introduction
to
to
to
to
to
Computers............ 14
MS Excel............... 14
MS Office.............. 14
MS PowerPoint....... 14
MS Word............... 14
L
Lathe Operations I,II,III,IV........... 16
Liability and Campus Security....... 28
Low Pressure Boiler Systems......... 11
M
Machine Shop............................. 16
Machine Trades.............................9
Maps......................................... 31
Marine Skills Mechanic................. 18
Masonry..................................... 12
Medical Bill and Coding
Specialist (Online)...................... 25
Mission Statement....................... 30
O
Office Hours................................ 27
OSHA Safety Training 10-Hour...... 15
P
Pharmacy Technician.................... 22
Phlebotomy Technician................. 24
Plumbing.................................... 12
Plumbing Licensure Code.............. 11
Precision Measurement................. 17
Program Cancellation................... 28
T
Textbooks, Supplies and Tools....... 29
Trim Carpentry............................ 13
V
Verification of Attendance Letter.... 29
Vertical Mill Operations I,II,III,IV... 17
Vision Statement......................... 30
W
Wall and Floor Covering................ 13
Welding & Fabrication................... 10
Pre-Certification Test.................. 19
Pipe Welding Certification........... 19
Welding I.................................. 18
Welding II................................ 18
Welding III............................... 18
Welding IV................................ 19
Welding V................................. 19
Windows, Doors and Siding........... 12
Withdrawals and Refunds.............. 29
WorkKeys Assessment
Pre-Entrance Exam.................... 29
WorkKeys Career Readiness
“I am more
confident now
that I have
the experience
needed for a
great career path.”
- Andrew A.
R
Refund Policy.............................. 29
Roofing...................................... 12
Call us today to enroll!
419.661.6555
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
H
FULL-TIME PROGRAMS
AUTO BODY COLLISION REPAIR
August 14, 2013 - May 29, 2014
Tuition: $3,854
M-TH, 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
This program is designed to prepare a student for an entry-level position as an
auto body and collision repair technician, and serve as a review session. Upon
successful completion of the program, the student will take the ASE (Automotive
Service Excellence) Painting and Refinishing certification test in Spring 2013.
This program includes the following topics:
• Introduction to Auto Body Collision Repairs
• Welding for Auto Body
• Panel Repair and Exterior/ Interior Trim
• Paint and Refinishing
• Frame and Unibody Construction & Repairs
• ASE Refrigeration / Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling Exam
• ASE Painting and Refinishing Certification Test
• Introduction to Computers
• Heartsaver AED CPR
• Job Seeking Skills
All students will receive a Basic Auto Body Repair tool kit which will become
the student’s property upon the successful completion of the course.
PELL Funding is available to students who qualify.
WorkKeys Pre-Entrance Assessment required.
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August 14, 2013 - May 29, 2014
Tuition: $4,746
M-TH, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This program is designed to provide a student with the necessary entry-level
skills needed to be employed in the automotive industry, and/or to review for
the ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Brakes and HVAC certification tests.
The course of studies includes:
• Shop Safety
• Suspension and Steering
• Brakes
• ASE Brakes Certification Test
• Heartsaver AED CPR
• Job Seeking Skills
• Introduction to Computers
• Heating and Air Conditioning
• Employability Skills
• ASE Refrigeration / Refrigerant
Recovery and Recycling Exam
• Electrical / Electronic Systems
All students will receive a Basic Auto Technology Repair tool kit which will
become the student’s property upon the successful completion of the course.
PELL Funding is available to students who qualify.
WorkKeys Pre-Entrance Assessment required.
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FULL-TIME PROGRAMS
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
FULL-TIME PROGRAMS
BUILDER, CONTRACTOR AND REMODELER TECHNOLOGY
August 14, 2013 - May 29, 2014 Tuition: $5,657
M-TH 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Builder, Contractor, & Remodeler Technology program is designed to
teach the basic concepts and technologies found in the residential and
commercial construction world.
The following components include the fundamentals of “green” procedures,
materials and technology that are part of the Building Technology field:
• Masonry
• Carpentry (Rough & Finished)
• Roofing
• Windows, Doors and Siding
• Plumbing
• Heating / Insulation
• Electricity
• Drywall and Counter Tops
• Trim Carpentry
• Wall and Floor Covering
• Decks
• Blueprint Reading
• Estimating
• Heartsaver AED CPR
• Job Seeking Skills
• Introduction to Computers
• Skid Steer Loader Certification
All students will receive a Basic Builder, Contractor & Remodeler tool belt
which will become the student’s property upon the successful completion of
the course.
As part of this course, students are sometimes required to meet at
construction locations for hands-on construction field experience. The
construction sites are normally within 20 miles
of Penta.
PELL Funding is available to students who qualify.
WorkKeys Pre-Entrance Assessment required.
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October 14, 2013 - May 29, 2014 Tuition: $3,854
M-TH 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Our General Office Occupations and Clerical Services program answers the
demand for trained clerical office personnel. This program offers office skills,
computer technologies, keyboarding and business English and business
Math. This program will prepare you for a beginning career in the clerical
environment. Office Proficiency Assessment & Certification (OPAC) will be
providing the on-line testing for our students on the following topics: keyboarding, Microsoft Word and proofreading.
• Business English
• Business Math
• Heartsaver AED CPR
• Document Formatting
• Employability Skills
• General Office Procedures
• Internet
• Intervewing Skills
• Photocopying
• Fundamentals in:
Microsoft Access
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Word
• Telephone Skills
• Resume’
OPAC testing is included as part
of the course. Required textbooks
are also included.
PELL Funding is available to students who qualify.
WorkKeys Pre-Entrance Assessment required.
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FULL-TIME PROGRAMS
GENERAL OFFICE OCCUPATIONS AND CLERICAL SERVICES
FULL-TIME PROGRAMS
HEATING, VENTILATION,
AIR CONDITIONING / REFRIGERATION
August 14, 2013 - June 5, 2014
Tuition: $4,746
M-TH, 4:50 pm - 9:35 pm
Learn the fundamentals of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and
refrigeration while using Green Technology applications. This nine-month
program will cover the fundamentals of right sizing furnace and air
conditioning components, peak system operation, proper selection of fuels
and controls, air conditioning principles, refrigeration, refrigerant recovery and
sheet metal installation. The course includes:
• Energy Star Designations
• Blueprint Reading/Schematics
• Sheet Metal
• Heat Loads
• Green Heating and Air
Conditioning Applications
• Gas & Electric Furnaces
• High Efficiency Gas Boiler
• Electricity for HVAC
• Geothermal Applications
• Energy Efficiency - Heat and Air
Conditioning Applications
• ASE Refrigeration/Refrigerant
Recovery and Recycling Exam
• Heartsaver AED CPR
• Introduction to Computers
• Job Seeking Skills
• EPA Core Type 1, 2, 3
Refrigerant Certification Exam
All students will receive Basic HVAC Technician equipment which includes
basic hand tools and a multimeter which will become the student’s property
upon the successful completion of the course.
This program is Toledo Heating and Air Conditioning Contractors Association
(THACCA) approved.
After the full training is complete, 576 hours may be credited towards an
apprenticeship program.
PELL Funding is available to students
who qualify.
WorkKeys Pre-Entrance Assessment
required.
“THIS CLASS HAS MADE ME A BETTER PERSON
AND I HAVE LEARNED A LOT FROM MY TEACHER,
AND ONE DAY I CAN BE THE BEST INSTALLER.
THIS CLASS HAS TURNED MY LIFE AROUND.”
- RANDOLPH L.
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August 14, 2013 - May 29, 2014 Tuition: $3,854
M-TH 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Despite a weak economy the need for broadly trained machinists and CNC
technicians is relatively strong. The number of retirees is expected to exceed
the supply of adequately trained new machinists. This is 600 Hour machining
program is designed to meet the needs of the beginner to novice machinists
alike. Along with the basic machine training a CNC module is added to give
the beginning student well-rounded machine training to preparing you for this
ever growing industry. Wins certification on successful completion of program.
• Measurement, Material and Safety
• Mathematics
• Drill Press and Surface Grinding
• Job PLanning, Bench Work and
Layout
• Blueprint Reading
• Sketching
• Lathe Operations
• Vertical Mill
• Heartsaver AED CPR
• Job Seeking Skills
• CNC
All students will receive Basic equipment which will become the student’s
property upon the successful completion of the course.
PELL Funding is available to students who qualify.
WorkKeys Pre-Entrance Assessment required.
“My instructor has practical,
real-world experience.”
- Mickey B.
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FULL-TIME PROGRAMS
MACHINE TRADES
FULL-TIME PROGRAMS
WELDING & FABRICATION
August 14, 2013 - May 29, 2014 Tuition: $4,746
M-TH, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This program includes
a study of technical
knowledge and practical
experience needed by
those who plan to make
welding a career. Our
hands-on experience
includes: thermo-cutting,
SMAW, GTAW, GMAW,
and applications of pipe
welding. The students
learn to weld and
fabricate using various
metals: brass, copper
and cast iron.
The program is made up
of the following topics:
• Shop Safety
• Introduction to Metal Fabrication
• Blueprint Reading
• Shield Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
• Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
• Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
• Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
(GTAW)
• Pipe Welding
• Introduction to Computers
• Heartsaver AED CPR
• Job Seeking Skills
All students will receive a Basic Welding tool kit which includes: helmet,
goggles, jacket and gloves for use during the course. The Basic Welding Kit
will become the student’s property upon the successful completion of the
course. Students will be given a maximum of 10 practice coupons and 4 test
coupons through the course. All successful students will receive a 3G-4G
Combination Certification.
To complete and receive the 6G Pipe Welding Certification, all students must
have 85% attendance and satisfactory academic standing.
PELL Funding is available to students who qualify.
WorkKeys Pre-Entrance Assessment required.
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PLUMBING LICENSURE
PREPARATION
PLUMBING CODE
TRANSPORTATION
Small Engine Repair, 48 hours
The Small Engine Repair program
covers both two-(2) and four-(4)
cycle engines such as those found
on lawn and garden equipment.
The student will be instructed by
hands-on experience in the design,
operation, and repair of engines and
related equipment. Students must
provide small hand tool set.
Oct. 01, 2013 - Dec. 17, 2013
Tuesday
5:30pm - 9:30pm
Tuition: $480
Jan. 21, 2014 - April 08, 2014
Tuesday
5:30pm - 9:30pm
Tuition: $480
“Penta is the place to
get the skills you will
use in the workplace.”
- Jermaine A.
“Had I not taken the
class I would not be
where I am today. I
have benefits again, an
awesome salary, and
have an abundance of
knowledge. I didn’t get
a job after taking the
course, I started a new
career. ”
- Randy U.
City of Toledo / State of Ohio
72 hours
Open to Apprentices
This class will prepare individuals
for the Ohio Construction Industry
Licensing Board’s license for Plumbing
contractors. Topics covered:
• Administration
• Definitions
• General Regulations
• Fixtures, Faucets and Fixture
Fittings
• Water Heaters
• Vents
• Water Supply and Distribution
• Sanitary Drainage
• Indirect / Special Waste
• Traps, Interceptors and Separators
• Storm Drainage
• Special Piping and Storage Systems
• Referenced Standards
Sept. 17, 2013 - Nov. 14, 2013
Registration Deadline: Sept. 06, 2013
Feb. 18, 2014 - Apr. 17, 2014
Registration Deadline: Feb. 08, 2014
Tuesday and Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuition: $499 (Does not include
books)
LOW PRESSURE
BOILER SYSTEMS
52 hours
Open to Apprentices
The Low Pressure Boiler Operator
course covers low-pressure steam,
hydronic system components, and
boiler operations.
Sept. 16, 2013 - Oct. 28, 2013
Registration Deadline: Sept. 06, 2012
Feb. 24, 2014 - Apr. 7, 2014
Registration Deadline: Feb. 14, 2013
Monday and Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuition: $330 (Does not include
books)
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PART-TIME PROGRAMS
PART-TIME COURSES
PART-TIME PROGRAMS
BUILDER, CONTRACTOR AND REMODELER
Masonry
44 hours
Windows, Doors & Siding,
44 hours
Students will learn the proper method
to set up the various brick and block
course, masonry structures, and
fireplaces.
Students will be introduced to
measuring and installing new and
replacement windows, doors, and
siding.
Aug. 26, 2013 - Sept. 12, 2013
Monday - Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuition: $440
Dec. 09, 2013 - Jan. 08, 2014
Monday - Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuition: $440
Plumbing
40 hours
Carpentry I
64 hours
Students will learn floor and wall
framing and basic residential
construction techniques. Hands-on
projects are used to apply what you
learn.
Sept. 16, 2013 - Oct. 10, 2013
Monday - Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuition: $640
The students will learn the various
tools, materials and methods used in
the plumbing industry. Included will
be fitting of different materials, sweat
soldering, plumber diagrams, and
various types of water delivery.
Jan. 09, 2014 - Jan. 28, 2014
Monday - Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuition: $400
Carpentry II
72 hours
Heating & Insulation
16 hours
The student will expand on the skills
learned from Carpentry Shop I and
be introduced to more complex
carpentry projects.
Oct. 14, 2013 - Nov. 12, 2013
Monday - Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuition: $720
The students in this class will learn
basic operation and maintenance of
residential heating. Components of
the class: furnace, ductwork, flue and
cold air returns.
Jan. 29, 2014 - Feb. 04, 2014
Monday - Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuition: $160
Roofing
52 hours
Students in this class will be
introduced to various types of roofing
materials such as plywood, asphalt,
wood shingles and flashing materials.
Nov. 13, 2013 - Dec. 05, 2013
Monday - Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuition: $520
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Hand tools are not provided.
Personal tools and tool belt
are recommended and proper
safety attire for construction.
Some programs may be offered
at a project site off campus.
Electricity
40 hours
In this class, the student will learn
the various concepts of circuits
utilizing “bread boards” to create
circuits using 120 and 240 singlephase power. The student will also
use full size mock-ups for circuit
wiring procedures using switches,
receptacles and lighting. Low
voltage electrical wiring will also be
covered.
Feb. 05, 2014 - Feb. 24, 2014
Monday - Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuition: $400
Dry Wall and Counter Tops
48 hours
Students in this class will learn
the basic application of dry wall
along with finishing techniques,
preparation, and texture. Repair
of dry wall will also be covered.
Construction of counter tops
will be covered.
Feb. 25, 2014 - Mar. 17, 2014
Monday - Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuition: $480
“My instructor has
great hands-on
teaching techniques
that made it
possible to pick up
so much that I
never thought I
could learn.”
- Scott E.
Trim Carpentry
48 hours
The student will be given instructions
on finished carpentry techniques.
Mar. 18, 2014 - Apr. 07, 2014
Monday - Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuition: $480
Wall and Floor Covering
32 hours
Students will be introduced to
projects covering various types of
ceramic tiles, (layout pattern, grout,
wall or floor, stain removal), vinyl
floor covering, (underlayment, nail
pattern, various subfloor installation),
and hardwood floors (tongue &
groove, subfloor over concrete, floor
squeaks, repair damaged floor).
Apr. 08, 2014 - Apr. 21, 2014
Monday - Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuition: $320
Decks
24 hours
Students will work on building
drawings, deck size, stairway, bench
and table; types of lumber, redwood
vs. treated; support system, ledger
and deck pattern.
Apr. 22, 2014 - April 30, 2014
Monday - Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuition: $240
For Up-To-Date information, visit
our website at:
www.pentacareercenter.
org/penta_aded
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PART-TIME PROGRAMS
BUILDER, CONTRACTOR AND REMODELER
PART-TIME PROGRAMS
COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY
Tuition does not include books.
Introduction to Computers
3 hours
Have a new computer or plan on
buying your first computer? Then this
is the class for you! Course topics
include basic computer topography,
intro to Windows XP, virus protection
and family safe Internet surfing.
Oct. 14, 2013
Dec. 02, 2013
Feb. 03, 2014
May 05, 2014
Monday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuition: $29
Introduction to Microsoft
PowerPoint
15 hours
Computer generated presentations
are becoming the business
standard. Learn to use PowerPoint
to create presentations, overhead
transparencies, and handouts easily
with this software package.
Nov. 12, 2013 - Dec. 04, 2013
Mar. 25, 2014 - Apr. 10, 2014
Tuesday and Thursday
Introduction to Microsoft
Excel
15 hours
Businesses and home offices utilize
spreadsheets for the tracking of
numeric information. Learn to create
worksheets, work with formulas
and functions, and charts using this
popular software package.
Oct. 22, 2013 - Nov. 07, 2013
Mar. 04, 2014 - Mar. 20, 2014
Tuesday and Thursday
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuition: $149
Introduction to Microsoft
Office
15 hours
Discover a whole new way to work
with Microsoft Office. Create, edit,
modify, and print documents in
Word. Create worksheets, manipulate
worksheet data, and print worksheets
or create employee work schedules
in Excel. Work with and create
presentations. Use the pick-a-look
wizard in PowerPoint. Work with
each package individually, and then
integrate them to increase your
productivity.
Sept. 10, 2013 - Sept. 26, 2013
Jan. 21, 2014 - Feb. 06, 2014
Tuesday and Thursday
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuition: $149
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6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuition: $149
Introduction to Microsoft
Word
15 hours
Word processing is one of the primary
skills needed for many jobs. Learn to
create, edit, and manipulate letters
and reports using the most popular
package used in business today.
Oct. 01, 2013 - Oct. 17, 2013
Feb. 11, 2014 - Feb. 27, 2014
Tuesday and Thursday
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuition: $149
“I can’t believe that
I have learned so
much in such a
short time.”
- Derek P.
EPA Refrigerant Transition and
Recovery Certification Test Only.
Penta Career Center is an authorized
provider of the EPA Refrigerant
Transition and Recovery Certification
Test under the direction of the
Pennsylvania College of Technology,
Penn State University.
Offered Spring 2014
1 Day (Test Only)
Call for Date and Time
Tuition: $150
CUSTOMIZED / INDUSTRY
TRAINING
Many offerings may be designed to
match the needs and schedules of
employers and employees. Training
done through the Adult Workforce
Education Division at Penta Career
Center is provided to companies
through customized training programs.
Customized training can be an
affordable alternative and may be
done on-site or at Penta Career
Center. Our services are designed to
assist companies in many areas within
your organization training needs that
exist or may arise. Some services we
have provided are:
•Food Service
• ServSafe
•Industrial Assessment
• ACT WorkKeys®
• Total Adult Basic Education series
(TABE)
• Take Performance Assessments
•Industry Basic Skills
Enhancement
• Shop Safety
• Various Assessments
• Computer Applications
• Forklift - 10 Hour OSHA
FORKLIFT TRAINING
In accordance with OSHA Reg.
1910.178(1), this class is designed
to give the student the competencies
needed to be qualified forklift operator.
After successfully completing this one
day program, the student receives an
Operator’s Permit. This permit is good
for three (3) years.
The following topics will be covered:
• Safe operation of forklift
• Handling of Hazerdous Materials
• Recognition of Workplace Hazards
• Recognition of OSHA Requirements
Tuition: $125.00 – if paid before day of class
$150.00 – if paid day of class
Forklift Training is available on Friday.
Class starts of 9:00 am on the
Penta Campus. We will train at your
business, call for info and pricing.
10-HOUR OSHA
SAFETY TRAINING
General Industry 1-1/2 days session
to earn your 10-Hour OSHA General
Industry card.
Topics will include Intro to OSHA,
Walking and Working Surfaces, Means
of Egress, Fire Protection, Electrical
Safety, Lockout/Tagout, Ergonomics,
Chemical Hazard Communication,
Industrial Hygiene, Bloodborne
Pathogens, Flammable & Combustible
Liquids, Materials Handling & Storage,
Safety & Health Programs, Personal
Protective Equipment, and Machinery
Machine Gaurding.
You must attend 10 sessions to
receive your card. Class offered on
demand.
Tuition: $150.00
Book and materials included.
Please call our Adult Education Office
at 419.661.6555 to discuss your
business and industry training needs.
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PART-TIME PROGRAMS
HEATING, VENTILATION,
AIR CONDITIONING /
REFRIGERATION
PART-TIME PROGRAMS
MACHINE SHOP
(Open to Machine Trades Apprentices)
CNC PROGRAMMER TRAINING
The need for broadly trained CNC
Technicians and Machinists is on the
rise. Retirees are expected to exceed
the supply of adequately trained new
machine programmers and operators.
Learn how to program and use the
tools needed to work in this growing
industry. Students must pass the
pre-admissions testing standards to
be eligible for this training. Student
must have at least 2 years of proven
machining experience or education.
Check out our full time program that
includes CNC Training.
Sept. 09, 2013 - Dec. 19, 2013
Feb. 11, 2014 - May 22, 2014
Monday and Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuition: $2,400
Lathe Operations I
16 hours
Lathe Operations III
16 hours
Student will learn basic operations
of a manual lathe through
demonstrations and hands-on
experiences. Machine Shop Safety
and an introduction to Basic Blue
Print Reading will also be a part of
this program.
Student will build on skills in
operations of a lathe through
demonstrations and hands-on
experiences. Machine Shop Safety
and Basic Blue Print Reading will also
be a part of this program.
Feb. 11, 2014 - Feb. 20, 2014
Sept. 17, 2013 - Sept. 26, 2013
(Registration Deadline: Jan. 31, 2014)
(Registration Deadline: Sept. 06, 2013)
Tuesday and Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuition: $159
Tuesday and Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuition: $159
Lathe Operations IV
16 hours
Lathe Operations II
16 hours
Student will build upon the skills
learned in Lathe Operations III.
Student will build upon the skills
learned
in Lathe Operations I.
Oct. 01, 2012 - Oct. 10, 2012
Feb. 25, 2014 - Mar. 06, 2014
(Registration Deadline: Sept. 20, 2013)
Tuesday and Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuition: $159
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(Registration Deadline: Feb. 14, 2014)
Tuesday and Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuition: $159
Vertical Mill Operations I
16 hours
Vertical Mill Operations IV
16 hours
Student will learn basic operations of
a manual vertical mill. They begin to
learn how to manufacture a part to a
basic blue print specification.
Students will build on skills learned in
Vertical Mill Operations I, II, III.
Prerequisite: Lathe I & II
Oct. 29, 2013 - Nov. 07, 2013
(Registration Deadline: Oct. 18, 2013)
Tuesday and Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuition: $159
Prerequisite: Lathe I & II, Vertical
Mill I,II,III
Mar. 25, 2014 - Apr. 03, 2014
(Registration Deadline Mar. 14, 2014)
Tuesday and Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuition: $159
Vertical Mill Operations II
16 hours
Students will build on skills learned in
Vertical Mill Operation II.
Prerequisite: Lathe I & II
Nov. 12, 2013 - Nov. 21, 2013
(Registration Deadline Nov. 01, 2013)
Tuesday and Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuition: $159
Vertical Mill Operations III
16 hours
Students will learn more advanced
operations of a manual vertical mill.
Precision Measurement
16 hours
Precision Measurement involves the
hands-on training in measurement
using the various instruments
found in manufacturing such as
the micrometer, caliper and height
gauge. Techniques focus on proper
handling and reading of these
instruments that are used to
determine measurement to specific
tolerances during this course.
Oct. 15, 2013 - Oct. 24, 2013
(Registration Deadline: Oct. 04, 2013)
Tuesday and Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuition: $159
Prerequisite: Vertical I & II
“My 100%
attendance
shows that I
love being
here.”
- Ricardo C.
Mar. 11, 2014 - Mar. 20, 2014
(Registration Deadline Mar. 14, 2014)
Tuesday and Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuition: $159
For Up-To-Date information, visit
our website at:
www.pentacareercenter.
org/penta_aded
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PART-TIME PROGRAMS
MACHINE SHOP
(Open to Machine Trades Apprentices)
PART-TIME PROGRAMS
MARINE SKILLS MECHANIC
WELDING
256 hours
This program is designed to enable
trainees to master competencies
necessary to work in the Marine
trades industry in less than six
months. A Marine Maintenance
Mechanic performs preventative
maintenance, troubleshoots and
repairs mechanical, electrical and
instrumentation of motor systems.
This training will also cover
techniques of boat handling, safety,
skills for water transportation, skills
for marine engine repair.
All students will receive a basic
tool kit for use during the course.
The basic tool kit will become
the student’s property upon the
successful completion of the course.
*Presented by WSOS CAC Inc. in
partner-ship with Penta Career Center
and Ottawa County Improvement
Corporation
November 04, 2013 - March 26, 2014
BASIC MARINE SKILLS
OUTBOARD ENGINES
STERN DRIVE
OSHA
CUSTOMER SERVICE
FIRST AID/CPR
ALL CLASSES HELD:
Monday through Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Welding I
Basic SMAW & Oxyfuel
Cutting Burning
30 hours
In this class, the student will use
classroom and hands-on training to
learn the basic instruction in ARC and
Oxyacetylene cutting,
Sep. 04, 2013 - Oct. 03, 2013
Wednesday and Thursday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuition: $500
Welding II
SMAW-GMAW & Oxyfuel
Cutting Burning
30 hours
In this class, the student will receive
advanced instruction in ARC and
oxyacetylene cutting. Students will
be introduced to MIG welding.
Prerequisite: Students must have
some welding experience.
Oct. 09, 2013 - Nov. 07, 2013
Wednesday and Thursday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuition: $500
Welding III
GTAW & Oxyfuel
Cutting Burning
30 hours
WorkKeys Pre-Entrance
Assessment required.
In this class, the student will use
classroom and hands-on training to
learn basic skills in gas tungsten ARC
welding, proper welds, and types of
welding joints.
Nov. 13, 2013 - Dec. 18, 2013
Wednesday and Thursday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuition: $500
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Welding IV
Gas Metal Arc Welding
GMAW (MIG)
30 hours
This course is designed to provide
the beginning welder the theory,
knowledge, proper operation and
setup procedures to develop the
necessary skills to achieve an entry
level position in this welding process.
Tuition does not include welding
equipment: (helmet, goggles, jacket
and gloves).
Jan. 29, 2014 - Feb. 27, 2014
Wednesday and Thursday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuition: $500
Welding V
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
GTAW (TIG)
30 hours
Pipe Welding
100 hours
In this class, the student will use
classroom and hands-on training to
learn basic skills in shielded metal arc
welding, proper welds, and types of
welding joints. Materials to be used
include mild steel.
Tuition does not include books or
basic welding equipment (helmet,
goggles, jacket and gloves).
Tuition must be paid in full prior
to start of program. Students will
be given a maximum of 5 practice
coupons and 2 test coupons through
the course.
Prerequisite: Proof of previous
certification or take a pre-certification
test.
Apr. 07, 2013 - May. 08, 2014
Monday - Thursday
5:00 pm- 10:00 pm
Tuition: $1,500
This course is designed to provide
the beginning GTAW welder with the
theory, knowledge, proper operation
and set up procedures to develop the
necessary skills to achieve an entry
level position in this welding process.
Prerequisite: Students must have
some welding experience.
Tuition does not include welding
equipment: (helmet, goggles, jacket
and gloves).
Mar. 05, 2014 - Apr. 03, 2014
Wednesday and Thursday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuition: $500
Pre-Certification Test
4 hours
Call for Dates
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuition: $300
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PART-TIME PROGRAMS
WELDING
MEDICAL & HEALTH PROGRAMS
CPR Courses
Basic Life Support for
Healthcare Providers $75
This course is for healthcare
professionals working in the
healthcare industry.
This course covers Adult, Child &
Infant CPR & Choking, Two-Rescuer
CPR, Use of the AED, and Barrier
Devices and Bag-Valve Mask. Fee
includes textbook and CPR card.
CPR For Family & Friends $50
This 4-hour course will meet the
needs for those learning CPR to
protect family members & friends.
How to call for help, Adult, Child &
Infant CPR and Choking, and Stroke
will be covered. Fee includes book.
Heartsaver AED CPR $75
This 4-hour course is for those who
may participate in a program of Public
Access Defibrillation. Only Adult CPR
& Choking procedures, use of Barrier
Devices and the use of the Automatic
External Defibrillator is covered. There
is a maximum of four participants per
instructor. The material must be read
and studied before class. Fee includes
textbook and CPR card.
Heartsaver CPR $55
This course is for anyone who acts
as a rescuer as part of his or her job
responsibility.
Adult, Child & Infant CPR and Choking,
and the use of Barrier Devices are
covered for rescue of family, coworkers or the general public.
Fee includes textbook & CPR card.
There is a shorter course for learning
Adult only CPR procedures for a fee
of $50.00 including textbook &
card.
If only Child / Infant procedures are to
be learned, there is a shorter course
for a fee of $50.00 including textbook
& card.
Call us today to enroll!
419-661-6555
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DIETARY MANAGEMENT
TRAINING CERTIFICATE
PROGRAM (DMT)
(Food Service Manager)
No course degree required. Only
120 classroom hours and 150 hours
hands-on experience needed—not a
2 year degree commitment!
Earn more money than dietary
managers who are not certified.
Have the written credentials of CMD,
CFPP after your name! Certified
Dietary Manager, Certified Food
Protection Professional (CDM, CFPP)
are nationally recognized experts at
managing operations in healthcare
settings:
• nursing homes
• hospitals
• rehab facilities
• schools
• military
• corporations
• senior living communities
Our program follows the requirements
set by Association of Nutrtion and
Foodservice Professinals (ANFP)
which includes only 120 hours of
classrooms instruc-tion and 150
hours of hands-on practice in dietary
management. The four core courses
cover nutrition and medical nutrition
therapy, food service management,
human resources management and
food safety/sanitation.
Tuition includes the following: books,
lab coat, review, and prep CDM,
CPFF Pre-exam study intensive 1-day
course.
Medical Nutrition Therapy
(51 hours)
Aug. 26, 2013 - Dec. 02, 2013
Mondays
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Management of Food Service
Operations (36 hours)
Aug. 28, 2013 - Nov. 13, 2013
Wednesdays
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Human Resource Management
(33 hours)
Aug. 29, 2013 - Nov. 14, 2013
Thursdays
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Tuition: $2,800
WorkKeys Pre-Entrance
Assessment required.
Dietary Managers are trained and
qualified to manage menus, food
purchasing and food preparation.
Other responsibilities are patient care
which includes documenting nutrition
information, ensuring food safety,
contact with patients, working with
other professional team members
including Registered Dietitians and
Registered Dietetic Technician and
managing a variety of staff members
at any given facility.
Employment in the food service
industry is not dependent on
economic conditions. Food service
still continues to grow at a very
steady rate. Becoming a CDM, CFPP
will ensure a positive job opportunity
for years to come!
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MEDICAL & HEALTH PROGRAMS
Please register at least one week
prior to session start dates to
ensure you of a position in the
course you want.
MEDICAL & HEALTH PROGRAMS
PHARMACY TECHNICIAN
96 hours
Penta’s Pharmacy Technician program prepares the student for the CPhT
certification and provides communication skills needed to gain employment.
Our Pharmacy Technician program is a instructor-led classroom instruction. To
become a CPhT Certified Technician, the student must take the CPhT exam. The
cost is of the exam is included, if the student maintains 80% attendance and
85% overall grade average.
The curriculum includes:
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Orientation
Calculations
Federal Law
Aseptic Techniques
Medication Review
Pharmacy Operations
Enrollment Requirements: Must be a disciplined learner, have high school
diploma or GED, no felony convictions, 9th grade Reading level and Algebra I
math skills. Students will be pre-assessed using WorkKeys.
Open enrollment: Call anytime to enroll
Tuition: $999
Aug. 27, 2013 - Dec. 19, 2013
Jan. 21, 2014 - May 08, 2014
CPHT Certified Technician exam will be given on Saturday.
SERVSAFE CERTIFICATION
PROGRAM
SERVSAFE FOOD HANDLER
PROGRAM
The ServSafe program, sponsored by
the National Restaurant Association
Educational Foundation, has become the
industry standard in food safety training.
This program provides accurate, upto-date aspects of handling food from
receiving and storing to preparing and
serving. Whether you are a food handler
in a restaurant, meat market, bakery
or delicatessen, safe food handling is
of paramount importance. Students
who successfully complete the course
and pass the final exam will receive
a certificate from the Educational
Foundation of the National Restaurant
Association.
A minimum of 5 students
are required per class.
16 hours
Aug. 19, 2012- Aug. 22, 2012
Monday - Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuition: $185*, class will be offered
monthly on demand
Book + Exam($115)
* Group rate for 2 or more students
signing up together
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3 hours
Provides students with food safety
training in 5 key areas:
• Basic Food Safety
• Personal Hygiene
• Cross-Contamination and
Allergens
• Time and Temperature
• Cleaning and Sanitation
This program is scheduled to run
once a month. Day and evening
classes available. Call for dates
and times.
Tuition: $40, includes manual
®
Ohio Department of Health Approved
Nurse Aide Training Program. If you
have a desire to help others, then
attend Penta’s Nurse Aide program
and become State Certified. This 77.5
hour program includes 59.5 hours of
classroom instruction and 18 hours of
clinical instruction.
Career possibilities include: hospitals,
long term care, hospice, physicians
office, assisted living, and more.
Tuition does not include the $100
State Testing Fee. This fee is the
responsibility of the student. Check
for State Test is due 2 weeks before
final test date.
New low price! Tuition includes a preexam study course.
Sept. 09, 2013 - Nov. 20, 2013*
Monday and Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Jan. 21, 2014 - Apr. 10, 2014
Tuesday and Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Clinicals on Saturday
Tuition: $395
* Space is limited, early registration
is advised.
How to Register for STNA
• Scrubs required.
• Stop by the office to pick up a
registration and medical packet
-OR• Download here and print the
registration and medical packet
from our website.
• Financial Aid may be available to
qualified applicants by contacting
one of the following one of the
agencies listed 4-5 weeks prior to
starting the class.
Wood County Jobs & Family Services:
419.352.7566 ext. 8483
WorkKeys Pre-entrance
Assessment $30. (non-refundable),
paid by student, 1 week prior to
assessment.
All Nurse Aide (STNA) program
candidates, regardless of previous
education or degrees, must complete
the ACT WorkKeys diagnostic
examination. This exam takes
approximately 3 hours and consists
of three 55 minute components
over Math, Reading, and Locating
Information. Call (419) 661-6555 to
schedule an appointment.
Provide a copy of high school
diploma or GED.
Present proof of a negative TB test
within the last 6 months, on or before
the FIRST DAY OF CLASS. (You
cannot attend if not completed).
Present proof of a medical history
and physical (forms provided) within
the last 6 months.
Present BCI (fingerprinting)
background check with no criminal
history, on or before the FIRST DAY
OF CLASS. (You cannot attend if not
completed).
I swear and affirm that I have not
been convicted of a crime, other
than minor traffic violations.
I understand that Senate Bill
160 will not permit individuals
with certain misdemeanors and
felonies to work in Long- Term
Care Facilities.
The background check may be
done at Penta Career Center, by
appointment. Call 419.661.6351.
Cost of $66 will be due prior to the
appointment time. Or, if this is done
by another agency, the results must
be mailed to:
Penta Career Center
Adult Education Division
9301 Buck Rd.
Perrysburg, OH 43551
The Source: 419.213.6315
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MEDICAL & HEALTH PROGRAMS
STATE CERTIFIED NURSE’S AIDE (STNA)
MEDICAL & HEALTH PROGRAMS
EKG TECHNICIAN
PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN
70 hours
88 hours
This 70 hour program providing
instruction in EKG unit operation
and troubleshooting, lead placement
utilizing 12 lead EKG, use and
understanding of EKG grid paper,
recognizing normal and abnormal EKG
patterns in all 12 leads and plotting
EKG axis.
Instructional Units include:
• Introduction to Role of EKG Tech
• Professionalism / Cultural
Competency / Patient Rights
• Cardiovascular Anatomy &
Physiology / Medical Terminology
• Electrocardiography
• Holter Monitoring
Enrollment Requirements:
Minimum 18 years of age and high
school completion or its equivalent.
Admission to the program is open
to any interested student who is
proficient in keyboarding, has a basic
understanding of a word processing
computer program (Microsoft Word
recommended) and has a command
of English grammar and punctuation.
Students will be required to have
access to the Internet, printing
capabilities and an email address.
Tuition: $1995, includes books,
program supplies, and a program
certificate of completion. Contact
Boston Reed for more details.
Additional Costs: Graduates will be
qualified for the optional certification
examination offered by the National
Center for Competency Testing
(NCCT) and the National Healthcareer
Association (NHA)
Classes to be determined.
Phleotomy Technician is an 88 hour
program. As a Phleotomy Technician
the laboratory relies on you to collect
quality samples from the patient to
produce quality laboratory results.
To do this, a phlebotomy technician
must create an atmosphere of trust
and confidence with patients while
drawing blood specimens in a skillful,
safe and reliable manner. This 88 hour
program is intended for those who have
no experience and want to become
employed as a Phlebotomy Technician
in a clinical laboratory or public health
department setting. Students work in
teams practicing on one another. The
program includes 48 hours of Classroom
training and a 40 hour externship to
provide you with a complete learning
experience.
Enrollment Requirements: Minimum
18 years of age and high school
completion or its equivalent. Students
need competency in, or completion
of a basic computer operations
program. Students will be required to
have access to the Internet, printing
capabilities and an email address.
There will be an
English pre-assessment test administered on the first class meeting
to assure student success. Prior to
placement in an externship, students
will need to show proof of completion
of CPR for the Healthcare Provider
program, a health examination
including TB testing and submission of
a resume.
Tuition: $1699, includes books,
program supplies, externship, and a
program certificate of completion.
Additional Costs: Upon successful
completion of the program graduates
will receive a certificate. Graduates will
be eligible to apply for certification as a
Phlebotomy Technician and be prepared
to take a certification examination.
Classes to be determined.
“I really loved the program and what I
learned. I feel like I came out as a better
leader, with many new ideas to bring back
to my job as a current dietary manager.”
- Amanda B.
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Only $89
Take ed2go - online courses offered by
Penta, from the comfort of your home
or office at the times that are most
convenient for you.
ELECTRONIC HEALTH
RECORD SPECIALIST
216 Hours
We offer you hundreds of engaging online
courses for adults, covering every topic
from Anatomy to Web Design.
Boston Reed College is offering
a new and exciting career as
an Electronic Health Record
Specialist. As an Electronic Health
Record (EHR) Specialist you will
Each ed2go course comes equipped with
assist healthcare providers to
a patient and caring instructor, lively
choose, implement, train and
discussions with your fellow students,
maintain an electronic health
and plenty of practical information that
records system, You will learn
you can put to immediate use. All courses
the essential components of
the electronic health record and
run for six weeks (with a two-week grace
health information exchange
period at the end). Courses are projectesssentials; system selection
oriented and include lessons, quizzes,
and implementation; project
hands-on assignments, discussion areas,
management and fundamentals of
change and human factors. This
supplementary links, and more. You can
complete any of these courses entirely from course is offered online with live,
weekely teleconferences.
your home or office and at any time of the
day or night.
CLASSES BEGIN Monthly!
How to Get Started:
1. Visit our Online Instruction Center:
www.ed2go.com/pentaace
2. Click the Courses link, choose the
department and course title you are
interested in and select the Enroll Now
button. Then follow the instructions
to enroll and pay for your course. You
will choose a username and password
that grants you access to the Classroom.
3. When your course starts, return to
our Online Instruction Center and click
the Classroom link. To begin your
studies, simply log in with the username
and password you selected during
enrollment.
Sessions Start Dates: New course
sessions begin each month. Please visit
our Online Instruction Center to see exact
dates for the courses that interest you.
MEDICAL BILLING AND
CODING SPECIALIST
115 Hours
Boston Reed College is offering
a Billing & Coding Specialist
program. In this program you
will learn how to code a patient’s
diagnosis and treatment using
ICD-9 and ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS
codes, and request payment
from payers including insurance
companies or individuals,
maximizing reimbursement for
the provider. You will practice
claims submission using Medisoft
software and work in an electronic
health record.
A Billing and Coding Specialist may
work in a hospital, doctor’s office
and other healthcare settings.
Requirements:
All courses require internet access, eemail, The Netscape Navigator or the
Microsoft Internet Explorer web browser.
Some courses may have additional
requireents. Please visit our Online Instruction Center for more informaiton.
CLASSES BEGIN Monthly!
For further information or
to register, contact:
Boston Reed College
(800) 221-1141
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ONLINE COURSES
Boston Reed
ONLINE COURSES
ed2go ONLINE COURSES
GED / ESOL / ADULT BASIC EDUCATION
ADULT BASIC EDUCATION
Adult Education Consortium partnership includes:
Four County Career Center 1-800-589-3334
Penta Career Center 419-661-6555
Sylvania City Schools 419-824-8539
Offering FREE classes in:
Adult Basic Education
GED Prep, ABLE (Adult Basic Literacy
Education) and ESOL
Penta classes are offered at the
following locations:
Aurora House, Birmingham Library,
Davis College, Holland Branch Library,
Kent Library, Leverette School, Local
14, Mott Library, Penta Career Center,
Penta Osage Complex, Samuel M.
Jones at Gunckel Park Elementary
School, Reynold Elementary School,
Reynolds Corner Library, Rossford
Library, Scott High School, The
Source, South Toledo Community
Center, Swanton Public Library,
Toledo Gospel Rescue Mission, Toledo
Heights Library, Toledo Lucas County
Public Library, Washington Branch
Library and Wood County District
Public Library.
Classes are held two days a week
for three hours each day. Visit our
website for days, times and additional
locations. Registration is required and
orientation is mandatory.
• GED
• Steps to Success Classes
• ESOL
• Adult Basic Skills Reinforcement
Penta’s Adult Basic Education
program is a student-centered
learning opportunity for adults desire
to improve their learning and earning
opportunities.
These classes provide you an
opportunity to improve reading,
writing and math skills. We can
prepare you to take the Official GED
Test.
ESOL
(English for Speakers of Other
Languages)
• Learn Survival English
• Improve Reading, Writing,
Conversational Skills
• Study For Citizenship Or Toefl Test
• Class Is Free
For ESOL, call 419-824-8539 to
Register
Call 419.661.6555 to register
Visit our website at www.pentacareercenter.org/penta_aded
to select your location prior to registering.
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Penta Career Center is fully accredited by the North Central Association
Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement for Colleges and
Schools and by the Ohio Board of Regents.
ADMISSION POLICY
Equal Opportunity: It is the policy of the Penta Career Center that educational
activities, employment practices, programs and services are offered without
regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, disability or age.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
• Hold a High School Diploma or GED*
• Satisfactory completion of WorkKeys Assessment (see below)
• Program specific requirements (see the individual program descriptions)
• Pay a $30 non-refundable administrative fee
• Must be 18 years of age or older
*NOTE: Some part-time programs may be taken without a High School
Diploma/GED. Contact Student Services for individual assessment.
CERTIFICATES / PASSPORTS
Certificate of Achievement
A “Certificate of Achievement” is issued to any student who successfully
completes a part time program.
Certificate of Completion
A “Certificate of Completion” will be awarded as part of the Career Passport
to a student who meets the attendance requirements and mastered
the appropriate skills. The grading scale for Penta Career Center Adult
Education is as follows:
90 - 100
80 - 89
70 - 79
Below 70
Grading Scale
Outstanding Performance
Acceptable Performance
Limited Performance
No certificate of completion awarded
CERTIFICATION TEST, SUPPLIES AND TOOLS
When required, are included in the course fees and are not refundable. Tool
kits are packaged and not broken up. Tool kits become the property of the
student upon the successful completion of the program.
CLASS CANCELLATIONS
The school reserves the right to cancel any class. In such cases, a FULL refund
will be made with the exception of the administrative fee, and if applicable in
rare circumstances, tuition and other fees if the course is cancelled during the
program year. In these very rare cases, the tuition and fees will be pro-rated
based on the
portion of the course that was completed before the cancellation.
CONTACT US / OFFICE HOURS
Monday - Thursday 8:30 AM - 9:00 PM / Friday 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Summer Hours 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
TELEPHONE & FAX NUMBERS
Phone: 419.661.6555
Fax: 419.661.6504
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GENERAL INFORMATOIN
ACCREDITATION
GENERAL INFORMATOIN
FINANCIAL AID
Financial Aid is available through a variety of sources for qualified individuals.
Each source has its own specific guidelines. For information about your best
options for Financial Aid, please contact the Student Services Office at
419.661.6181.
Penta Career Center Adult Education participates in the following Financial Aid
programs:
•
The Federal PELL Grant: This is a federal grant that awards funds
through the U.S. Department of Education. Students can apply on line
at www.studentaid.ed.gov Penta’s school code is 013519.
•
Veteran’s Educational Benefits: Selected training programs are
approved for training Veterans. Apply on line at www.gibill.va.gov.
•
Workforce Development: The Workforce Investment Act provides
funding for underemployed and dislocated workers. Call the local area
One-Stop Center or the Department of Jobs and Family Services.
•
TAA: The Trade Adjustment Assistance Act offers funding to certain
individuals whose company has closed its facilities displacing the
employees.
•
BVR, Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation: This agency provides
funding for individuals with disabilities. Call 419.866.5811.
GENERAL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA (GED)
Penta Adult & Continuing Education provides the opportunity for all students
lacking a high school diploma to successfully complete their GED prior to
admission into our Full-Time programs at Penta Career Center.
GRADUATION RATE
The graduation rate for Penta Career Center Adult Education for all Title IV
programs of 600 or more hours for students enrolling after July 2011 and
completing by June 30, 2012, is 83 percent.
LIABILITY AND CAMPUS SECURITY
Penta Career Center is not responsible for theft of personal property or
personal injuries occurring on campus. Students are responsible for all
monetary losses resulting from theft or injuries and should have their own
personal insurance policy. Penta is not responsible for any losses or injuries
that may occur while working on projects, cars, etc. In case of an emergency,
Emergency Service, 911, will be called and will take charge of the emergency
situation upon their arrival.
PROGRAM CANCELLATIONS
The Adult and Continuing Education administration reserves the right to cancel
any classes due to insufficient enrollment throughout the duration of the
course. For this reason, please register early to reserve a place in the program
of your choice.
SCHOOL CLOSINGS (Due to Inclement Weather)
The Adult Education classes will meet as scheduled, unless road conditions
become hazardous. In such case, a decision will be made by 2:00 p.m. Listen
to the local TV and radio stations for closing information or log on to
www.pentacareercenter.org and click on Adult Education.
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Students must keep their receipts for refunds or exchanges.
TEXTBOOKS / SUPPLIES / AND TOOLS
Textbooks are included in tuition unless otherwise noted, and are
nonrefundable.
VERIFICATION OF ATTENDANCE LETTER
A Letter of Attendance will be issued to a student who enrolls in a program
but does not meet the requirements of completion for the full-time or parttime program.
WITHDRAWALS AND REFUNDS
(Full-Time Programs) Students who withdraw from Job Training programs (for
any reason) will receive tuition refunds on the following basis:
Withdrawal
Before start of Course.................................100%
Between Day 1 & Day 3 of Course................. 90%
After Day 3 of Course........................ NO REFUND
Full-Time students wishing to withdraw from classes should do so before
the end of the first week of class. Please refer to the table above. A $30.00
administrative fee is non-refundable.
A part-time student will receive a refund only if they cancel or withdraw a
week prior to the start of class. NO REFUND will be issued after that time.
WORKKEYS ASSESSMENT/ PRE-ENTRANCE EXAM
Penta Career Center requires students to complete the WorkKeys entrance
exam for all full-time programs and select other programs. WorkKeys
requirements are listed in program descriptions.
WORKKEYS CAREER READINESS CERTIFCATE
Communities nationwide are using WorkKeys to demonstrate to employers
that applicants have the skills for today’s jobs.
Platinum......... 6 and above
Gold............... 5 and above
Silver.............. 4 and above
Bronze............ 3 and above
You will receive a National Career Readiness Certificate if you earn a Platinum,
Gold, Silver or Bronze level. A career readiness certificate can be used
across the country.
NOTE: OOPS! (This is our disclaimer). We proofread and proofread the catalog,
but errors still have a way of sneaking into print. You should not consider this
catalog to be a contract with the Adult and Continuing Education. We reserve
the right to cancel or change courses as necessary. The Adult and Continuing
Education Division will make every effort to correct errors and to notify you of
cancellations and changes.
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GENERAL INFORMATOIN
STUDENT RECEIPTS
GENERAL INFORMATOIN
MISSION STATEMENT
OUR MISSION:
Penta Career Center is a high-performing
school that provides:
• Options and opportunities
• Real-world learning
• Partnership with business and
industry
• Productive citizens
OUR COMMITMENT:
The staff at Penta is committed to:
• Achieving Excellence
• Delivering results
• Responding to our communities
• Creating an environment for
success
ADULT EDUCATION MISSION STATEMENT
The Mission Statement of Adult and Continuing
Education provides to its students life-long learning
directed toward their economic growth and
personal enrichment in a rapidly changing world.
VISION STATEMENT
Focus on being the best hands-on training /
educational organization within our service area.
PENTA FOCUS ~ PENTA FAMILY ~ PENTA FUTURE
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PENTA CAREER CENTER
9301 Buck Road, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551
Area Map
Street Level Map
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GENERAL INFORMATOIN
MAPS
www.pentacareercenter.org/penta_aded
For the most current updates, download
a QR code reader for your smart phone
and take a photo of the code at left.
Adult & Continuing Education
9301 Buck Road
Perrysburg, Ohio 43551
Phone: 419.661.6555
Fax: 419.661.6504
Part-Time Registration Form
Name: ____________________________________ S.S. #: ___________________
Address: ______________________________________ DOB: ________________
City: _______________________________ State: _______ Zip: _______________
Home Phone #: _________________ Cell or Work Phone #: ___________________
Course Name: _____________________________ Begin Date: ________________
Day(s): ________________ Time: ________________ Tuition Cost: ____________
PAYMENT TYPE::
Check (Payable to Penta Career Center / Adult Education)
Visa / MasterCard (circle one) Expiration (MM/YY) ______ / _______ CCV # ______
(3 digits on back)
PLEASE MAIL TO:
Penta Career Center, Adult & Continuing Education,
9301 Buck Rd., Perrysburg, OH 43551

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