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    In partnership with Ed2Go, we offer a large variety of online courses.  Browse the catalogs below to see our offerings for Instructor-led courses (short-term classes for personal or professional development), as well as career-training courses (longer, more in-depth courses that prepare students to take certification or licensing examinations).
     

    INSTRUCTOR LED COURSES
     
    We offer a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All of our courses are led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Our online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you.
     
    Ready to explore our online course catalog? CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION
     

    CAREER ONLINE HIGH SCHOOL (COHS)
     
    An innovative online high school program that enables out-of-school youth and adults to earn an accredited high school diploma and foundational career skills. The program delivers competency-based instruction, 100% online, in a highly supportive learning environment. Students earn an AdvancED/SACS accredited high school diploma and a workforce certificate in 1 of 8 fields:
    • Office Management   
    • Homeland Security
    • Child Care and Education
    • Certified Protection Officer
    • Commercial Driving
    • Professional Skills
    • Retail Customer Service
    • Food and Hospitality
      CLICK HERE for more information on Career Online High School Programs
     

    CAREER TRAINING COURSES
     
    Cape Cod Regional Technical High School, in partnership with ed2go, offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.

    Our programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field, providing you with effective web-based learning programs. Instructors/mentors are actively involved in your online learning experience, responding to any questions or concerns, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed. 
     
    Ready to explore our online course catalog? CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION
     

     
     
    A SAMPLING OF OUR ONLINE COURSES: 
     
     
    COMPUTER COURSES
     

    Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 (online)

    Master the basics of the word processor PC Magazine ranked as one of the “strongest and most intelligent programs ever written.” In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn how to add, move through, and edit text; move words from one part of your document to another; work on two or more documents simultaneously; change the size or appearance of text; change margins and tab settings; automatically center, right align, justify, and indent text; run the integrated grammar and spelling checker; use the thesaurus; and save, retrieve, copy, organize, and print your documents. By the time you’re done with the step-by-step lessons and hands-on activities in this course, you’ll be able to use Word confidently at home or on the job.

     

    Introduction to Windows 8 (online)

     
    Welcome to the world of Microsoft Windows 8! It's a robust, powerful operating system that gives you an efficient way to manage all the apps, programs, files, and folders you use regularly. In this course, you'll learn the basics so you can make the most of this operating system for both work and fun. 
     
    You'll start by exploring how to move around within Windows 8 with the new Start screen, Charms bar, and desktop. You'll find out how to manage apps and programs on the Start screen and how to customize the Start screen and desktop areas.
     
    Finding files and folders on your Windows 8 system is easy, and you'll learn how, whether you're looking for files stored on your hard drive or on an external drive. You'll also see how to create basic text documents using WordPad and discover how to organize, manage, and edit photos in Windows 8. Finally, you'll gain an understanding of how to protect your files, update Windows 8, and access the Internet with Windows 8's new Internet Explorer browser. By the time you finish this course, you'll be ready to have more fun with Windows 8 and be more productive in your work.

     

    Introduction to Microsoft Publisher 2013 (online)

    In this course, you'll learn to use Microsoft Publisher 2013 to create impressive publications. It's perfect for beginners who want to learn how to produce professional-quality newsletters, fliers, letterheads, and brochures. 
     
    You'll start by learning how to navigate the Publisher workspace using the ribbon, and how to access both local and online Publisher templates. Next, you'll find out how to create and manage text, pictures, graphics, and other elements, such as tables and shapes, and see how you can use these different components to create a variety of documents. 
     
    As the course progresses, you'll learn about different kinds of publications Publisher can help you produce. You'll see how to create documents from scratch, but you'll also learn how to modify existing templates so you can create customized documents more easily. Finally, you'll learn all about printing your publications and how to share Publisher documents electronically. 
     
    Once you learn how to manage Publisher tools and features and how to design effective publications, you'll be able to create anything you might need. Introduction to Publisher 2013 is a course that will help you do just that!
     
     
    RENEWABLE ENERGY
     

    Solar Power Professional (online course)

    In this online program, you'll learn the fundamentals of photovoltaic "PV" solar powered energy systems, gaining the knowledge you'll need for an entry level position with a dealer, installer, or other photovoltaic industry company.

    Upon completion of this program you'll be able to:

    • Describe the history of PV technology and industry
    • Describe markets and applications for PV
    • Describe types of PV systems and their features and benefits.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of electrical and solar terminology
    • Identify safety hazards, practices, and protective equipment used during PV system installation and maintenance
    • Define basic electrical terms
    • Describe the use of a digital multi-meter
    • Calculate simple circuit values
    • Define basic solar terms
    • Describe basic solar movement and effect of earth tilt
    • Predict solar position using solar path diagrams
    • Describe angular effects on the irradiance of solar array
    • Identify factors that reduce or enhance solar irradiation
    • Explain how solar cells convert sunlight into electric power
    • Label key points on an IV curve
    • Illustrate effect of series and parallel connections on IV curve
    • Define measurement conditions for solar cells and module

    CLICK HERE for more information and registration

     
     SPECIAL PROGRAMS
     

    Jump-Start Your Career with LinkedIn (online)

    Did you know that 95% of all job opportunities aren't made public? Did you know that most people get their jobs through their "connections"? If you've been frustrated in your career or job search, LinkedIn is the solution you're looking for. Whether you already have an account and you haven't taken advantage of it yet, or you're just beginning to think about signing up, this course will give you the knowledge you need to succeed with LinkedIn.
     
    In this course, you'll get hands-on experience with this powerful tool as you build your own career network. You'll learn how to create a profile that shows your professional achievements off to their best advantage, and you'll gain techniques for deepening and expanding your business contacts. You'll also learn about LinkedIn groups—a great way to find others who share your interests and background, and who may be major players in your industry.
     
    You'll also learn how to incorporate LinkedIn into your overall job-search and career development strategy, including traditional methods such as calling, letter writing, email etiquette, in-person interviewing, as well as some of the newer media, including text etiquette and social media do's and don'ts. There's even a lesson to help you if you're a creative professional who doesn't fit the everyday mold. For more information click here.
     

      Introduction to Guitar (online)

    Learn to play guitar, and become the musician you've always wanted to be! In these fun and informative lessons, you'll build basic guitar skills step-by-step with the help of hands-on exercises, audio and video recordings, and detailed illustrations.
     
    First, you'll get to know all the parts of your guitar, from frets to strings, and learn how to tune your instrument. After that, you'll explore the fundamentals of music notation and find out how to produce clear, beautiful notes and chords. You'll also discover how to control your rhythm, tempo, and volume, and how to express yourself artistically. The classical guitar skills you'll master in this course will allow you to play any style of music, from hard rock to country-and-western.
     
    And that's not all! Good guitar players know that the secret to making beautiful music is to practice, practice, practice—so that's what you'll do. You'll make rapid progress as you follow a carefully planned practice schedule that reinforces each new skill you learn.  Whether you're a beginner or an intermediate student, this course will take your musical talent to the next level. By the time you're finished, you'll be well on your way to becoming a skilled guitar player. For more information click here.
     
    HEALTH AND FITNESS
     

    Advanced Personal Fitness Trainer

    The Advanced Personal Fitness Trainer Online Certificate Program will help you further your personal training education and incorporate specialized resistance training and functional movements. Learn a variety of advanced training skills and how to form effective partnerships with registered dietitians so you can develop nutritional programs for your clients.

    This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.
    The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that Educational Fitness Solutions, Inc, who works with us to bring you this program, meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (2010 – 2013). Providership # 672784. This program is approved for 50 Continuing Education Credits through ACSM.
     
    By completing the Advanced Certificate in Personal Fitness Training, you'll:
    • Learn to network and partner with registered dieticians to develop healthy eating plans for your clients
    • Design resistance training programs
    • Learn how to implement a medically based fitness model
    • Understand the process of conducting a detailed health and fitness assessment
    • Identify the business fundamentals of administration, marketing, and management in personal training
    • Gain information regarding nutrition, exercise science, kinesiology, exercise physiology, biomechanics, neurology, client testing and assessment, functional anatomy, and exercise programming
    • Prepare to take personal training certification exams from ACE, and other national organizations