Director of Non-Credit Education
Office: Presidents Place, Room 331
To enroll in a non-credit class, please register here.
Life Long Learning
Consistent with Quincy College’s primary mission which encourages academic achievement and community involvement, the Life-Long Learning Program seeks to enrich the cultural and intellectual lives of the communities in which it serves through stimulating and accessible programs and courses (non-credit), lectures and presentations.
SUMMER 2014 COURSES
View our Summer 2014 flyer here.
Golden Age of TV, Movies, & Radio (NCN107-25)
Mondays, June 23 & June 30, 2014 | 5:30-7:30 PM
Presidents Place | Classroom 419
Course Description: Take a walk down “Memory Lane” with your friends, as you remember the stars and starlets of yester-year...early soap operas, family shows, panel shows, early amateur shows, live theatre shows, family shows, variety shows…and so much more. Test your memory against Mr. George Mallett, who taught “The Golden Age of Hollywood” for 20 years at Quincy College. You will enjoy every minute! Public parking available on street or in Saville Avenue Garage.
Cost: $25, includes refreshments and light appetizers. Please RSVP by June 20, 2014 to Ms. Sandi DiTunno at 617-984-1696.
Golf Instruction (Beginner to Intermediate Level)
Session 1: Mondays, July 14 & 21, 2014 | 9:00-10:30 AM
Session 2: Mondays, August 4 & 11, 2014 | 9:00-10:30 AM
Furnace Brook Golf Club | 20 Reservoir Road, Quincy, MA
Instructor: Mike McBroom, PGA Professional
Course Description: Fundamentals and finer points of game will be provided to 3 participants in each session by a PGA Golf-Pro. Each class will last for 90 minutes and will include on-course instruction (for a total of 3 hours per session).
How the Game Has Changed with Mr. Al Young
Quincy College Speaker’s Series co-sponsored with the Crane Library
Monday, July 7, 2014 | 7:00-8:30 PM
Thomas Crane Library | Main Library Community | Meeting Room (ground floor)
Course Description: Al Young, a groundbreaking, award-winning former professional journalist, with more than 30 years daily newspaper experience as an editor and writer, will talk about “How the Game has Changed” from his experiences from the early 1970s to now. Recently retired from the News Desk at the Boston Globe, Young, a Quincy resident, covered sports for USA TODAY, the New York Daily News, the New Haven Register, and the Bridgeport Post-Telegram. Recognized as an Asian-American pioneer journalist, Young, who grew up 20 minutes from Yankee Stadium and is an unabashed lifelong Yankee fan, will also chat about the age-old Red Sox-Yankee rivalry!
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
TEAS Test Prep
English (NCN 115-93) | June 24 & 26 | 2 sessions | Cost: $50 | Room 308
Reading (NCN 116-93) | July 1 & 2 | 2 sessions | Cost: $50 | Room 308
Science (NCN 118-93) | July 8 & 10 | 2 sessions | Cost: $50 | Room 410
Math (NCN 117-93) | July 15, 16, & 17 | 3 sessions | Cost: $75 | Room 410
All Classes Meet from 5:30-8:30 PM at Presidents Place
Course Description: Taking the Test of Essential Academic skills (TEAS) is required for entrance into the Quincy College Nursing Programs. The TEAS Test Preparation Course is comprised of four (4) courses: Science, Mathematics, English Usage, and Reading. These classes are intensive reviews for students preparing for the TEAS. Students can choose to take one class or a combination of classes. Students should already have basic skills of English and Math. Prior to the first day of class, students must obtain a copy of the TEAS-V study manual through http://www.amazon.com or Quincy College Bookstore. Note: Please be advised that this course does not guarantee placement into Quincy College’s programs.
Microsoft Office Basics (NCS 101-90)
Date: August 1, 15, & 22, 2014
9:00 AM-1:00 PM | Presidents Place | Classroom 507
Course Description: This three session course is designed to introduce the student to the basic features of Microsoft Office. This course will cover: Working with Word, Organizing with Excel, Presenting with PowerPoint, and Review and Practice Skills.
COMING THIS FALL
• Digital Photography
• CPR for the Professional Rescuer
• Basics of Personal Finance
• TEAS Test Review
• Tennis Instruction
• Custom Wellness
Check back here frequently for the most up to date announcements of programs, courses, lectures and presentations.
Emergency Medical Technician: Basic (EMT-B) Course
This course is the required course for any person seeking to become a Massachusetts State certified Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (EMT-B). The course is based on the Department of Transportation's (DOT) 1994 EMT-Basic curriculum. This course is over 120 hours in length and consists of both lecture and practical sessions. The material covered in this course is divided into 7 categories. They are: Introduction to EMS, Airway Management, Patient Assessment, Medical Emergencies, Trauma Emergencies, Infants and Children and EMS Operations.
The basic training program for Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) has an overall objective to improve the quality of pre-hospital emergency care rendered to victims of accidents and sudden illness. As such, the course develops skills in symptom recognition and in all emergency care procedures and techniques currently considered to be within the responsibilities of an EMT providing emergency medical care with an ambulance service.
The course consists of 33 lessons involving classroom and field training, plus hospital observation and training. These specified training times are minimal; actual training time (including clinical experiences) is expected to range from the minimum of 110 hours to 150 hours or more depending on individual sponsor requirements and student needs. The curriculum follows the Federal Department of Transportation guidelines and is taught by qualified instructors. CMTI will provide textbooks to all registered students.
No prior experience or training is required of the course applicant. The applicant, in order to be eligible for the State EMT certification examination must:
• be able to read, understand and communicate in English
• be 18 years of age*
• be free from addiction to alcohol or any drug
• be able to lift and carry 125 pounds, and
• be free from any physical or mental defect or disease which might impair his/her ability to provide emergency care within the scope of the EMTs training and responsibilities, or which might jeopardize the health of another member of the class.
*Students must be 17 years or older to register, but must be 18 years old to take the certification exam.
Human Resources Certificate Program
This certificate program is designed for entry-level Human Resource professionals or for individuals considering a new career direction or credential. Each course is $210, and meets once a week for 7 weeks. There are two courses taught in the fall and two in the spring, and they do not have to be taken in sequential order. A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of all four courses. This program is taught by Quincy College President Peter H. Tsaffaras, J.D.
Fall 2014 Schedule
NHR 101-91 | Human Resources Management I | Presidents Place, Room 304 | T | 6:00pm | 9:00pm | 9/9 - 10/21
NHR 102-91 | Human Resources Management II | Presidents Place, Room 304 | T | 6:00pm | 9:00pm | 10/28 - 12/16
Human Resources Management I
During Part I, a general introduction to the fundamental function of Human Resource
management is presented. In addition, the areas of workforce development, equal employment opportunity and affirmative action are emphasized, covering areas such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Immigration and Naturalization Act, sexual harassment, and the Small Necessities Leave Act (SNLA). Also addressed are job analysis and human resources planning processes, such as job design and staffing requirements. This part concludes with a review and analysis of recruitment.
Human Resources Management II
Part II builds upon Part I, with a review of the selection and hiring process. The major areas addressed are compensation and benefits, variations of pay and retirement, and how to effectively design total compensation and benefits packages. In addition, the course reviews day-to-day operational issues, such as, Criminal Offender Records Information (CORl), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI).
Health & Fitness Center Programs
The Health & Fitness Center provides fitness research classes for adults. The purpose of these 15 week programs is to reverse the key problems of the aging process by remodeling muscle, recharging metabolism, reducing fat and regaining physical fitness. Each class involves approximately 30 minutes of strength training, 20 minutes of aerobic activity and five minutes of stretching exercise.
All exercise classes are conducted in our state-of-the-art fitness facility on new Nautilus equipment, with two instructors leading classes of 6 to 10 people. All participants receive regular body composition and blood pressure assessments in our fitness testing office. This fall, two schedules of 15-week sessions will occur at Presidents Place on the Quincy Campus.
EXN 101 sections meet two times a week and cost $7 a class if taken individually or for those starting late.
All Custom Wellness classes are held on the lower level of Presidents Place,1250 Hancock Street, Quincy, MA 02169.
|Health & Fitness Center | MW Schedule | Cost: $210|
|Code | Title | Bldg | Days | Start Time | End Time | Start Date | End Date|
|EXN 101 01 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | MW | 7:00 AM | 7:55 AM | 9/4 | 12/11|
|EXN 101 02 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | MW | 8:00 AM | 8:55 AM | 9/4 | 12/11|
|EXN 101 03 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | MW | 9:00 AM | 9:55 AM | 9/4 | 12/11|
|EXN 101 04 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | MW | 10:00 PM | 1:55 PM | 9/4 | 12/11|
|EXN 101 05 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | MW | 1:00 PM | 1:55 PM | 9/4 | 12/11|
|EXN 101 06 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | MW | 2:00 PM | 2:55 PM | 9/4 | 12/11|
|EXN 101 07 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | MW | 3:00 PM | 3:55 PM | 9/4 | 12/11|
|EXN 101 08 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | MW | 4:00 PM | 4:55 PM | 9/4 | 12/11|
|EXN 101 09 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | MW | 5:00 PM | 5:55 PM | 9/4 | 12/11|
|EXN 101 10 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | MW | 6:00 PM | 6:55 PM | 9/4 | 12/11|
|Health & Fitness Center | TR Schedule | Cost: $210|
|Code | Title | Bldg | Days | Start Time | End Time | Start Date | End Date|
|EXN 101 11 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | TR | 7:00 AM | 7:55 AM | 9/5 | 12/12|
|EXN 101 12 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | TR | 8:00 AM | 8:55 AM | 9/5 | 12/12|
|EXN 101 13 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | TR | 9:00 AM | 9:55 AM | 9/5 | 12/12|
|EXN 101 14 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | TR | 10:00 PM | 10:55 PM | 9/5 | 12/12|
|EXN 101 15 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | TR | 1:00 PM | 1:55 PM | 9/5 | 12/12|
|EXN 101 16 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | TR | 2:00 PM | 2:55 PM | 9/5 | 12/12|
|EXN 101 17 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | TR | 3:00 PM | 3:55 PM | 9/5 | 12/12|
|EXN 101 18 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | TR | 4:00 PM | 4:55 PM | 9/5 | 12/12|
|EXN 101 19 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | TR | 5:00 PM | 5:55 PM | 9/5 | 12/12|
|EXN 101 20 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | TR | 6:00 PM | 6:55 PM | 9/5 | 12/12|