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Blinn College-Schulenburg offers array of workforce and continuing education courses

Courses include medication aide, conversational Czech, basic computer series, and preserving your family story

January 24, 2018

The Blinn College-Schulenburg Campus will offer a variety of workforce and community education courses in the opening months of 2018.

Blinn’s certified medication aide course will run Feb. 20–June 26 and is open to all employed certified nurse aides who are in good standing, have a high school diploma or GED, are over 18, and have current immunizations.

A one-day, $75 medication aide refresher course in June (exact dates to be determined) includes specific training and review in the preparation and administration of medications, documentation, licensing standards, the safeguarding of medications, common drug reactions and side effects, and updated and new medications available on the market. Students who successfully complete the course receive an updated medication aide permit from the state.

Blinn will offer two computer classes in the Spring, Basic Computer Series, Feb.12- April 25; and Social Media for Small Business. The $25 basic computer series course covers essential computer functions and an introduction to the Microsoft Office Suite.

Blinn will offer Conversational Czech–Beginners II Online, Conversational Czech–Intermediate II Online and Face-to-face starting in January, and Conversational Czech–Advanced Online and Face-to-Face starting February 20.

Conversational Czech – Beginners II runs Jan. 31-May 11 and is an online course that is only open to students who have completed the Beginners I course. Conversational Czech–Intermediate II can be taken online or in the classroom Jan. 30–May 10 and is only open to students who have successfully completed the Intermediate I course. Conversational Czech–Advanced is an online or face-to-face course that covers that runs Feb. 20–April 24. For more information, please visit www.blinn.edu/schulenburg/czech.html.

Blinn will offer its one-day electrical license renewal course twice during the semester, Feb. 15 and April 19.

Blinn will offer Water Color Painting I Feb. 7- March 7 and Make Your Own Jewelry on dates to be determined.

Water Color Painting I is a $79 course that explores basic instruction in various watercolor painting techniques taught by local artist Terry Ehler. The course includes a basic supply kit for the class.

Pre-registration is required for all classes. For more information, contact Loraine Orellana at 979-743-5237 or lorellana@blinn.edu.

COURSE NAME/NUMBER

BEGIN

END

CONTACT HRS

DAYS

TIMES

COST

NURA 1013: Certified Medication Aide

2/20

6/26

140

TTh

5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

$805

NURA 1041: Med Aide Refresher

June ‘18

June ‘18

8

F

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

$75

PHRA 2071: Online Pharmacy Technician

1/22

4/16

160

Online

Online

$1,450

Basic Computer Series

2/12

4/25

40

MW

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

$25

Social Media for Small Business

Spring ‘18

Spring ’18

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

ELPT 2000: Electrical License Renewal

2/15

2/15

4

Th

5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

$45

ELPT 2000: Electrical License Renewal

4/19

4/19

4

Th

5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

$45

CENA 1000: Watercolor Painting I

2/7

3/7

10

W

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

$79

CENA 1000: Preserving Your Family Story III

3/7

5/2

16

W

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

$79

CENA 1000: Make Your Own Jewelry

Spring ‘18

Spring ‘18

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

CENA 1000: Conversational Czech – Beginners II – Online

1/31

5/11

49

WF

7:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.

$249

CENA 1000: Conversational Czech – Intermediate II - Online & Face-to-face

1/30

5/10

49

TTh

7:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.

$249

CENA 1000: Conversational Czech – Advanced – Online & Face-to-face

2/20

4/24

16

Tu

7:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.

$79

Schaefer Observatory Open to the Public

TBA

Free