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Frederick Doyle
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Lifelong Learning

Consistent with Quincy College’s primary mission which encourages academic achievement and community involvement, the Lifelong 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.

Check back here frequently for the most up to date announcements of programs, courses, lectures and presentations.

For more information or to register, please contact Fred Doyle, Quincy College Director of Non-Credit Education, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 617-984-1617.

To register, click here to fill out a New Non Degree Seeking Student Form.



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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Become a licensed Certified Nursing Assistant with our 10 week long program on the Plymouth Campus. Quincy College qualifies you for the state's competency exam. Certified Nurse Assistant provide basic care for patients in hospitals and residents of long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes.

CNA 100-61 | 1/30 - 4/24
Fridays: 9:00am to 3:30pm | Saturdays: 9:00am to 1:00pm
Tuition: $1,000
Register here.




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.
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Health & Fitness Center | MW Schedule (January 12-May 13) | Tuition: $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 | 1/12 | 5/13
EXN 101 02 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | MW | 8:00 AM | 8:55 AM | 1/12 | 5/13
EXN 101 03 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | MW | 9:00 AM | 9:55 AM | 1/12 | 5/13
EXN 101 04 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | MW | 10:00 AM | 10:55 AM | 1/12 | 5/13
EXN 101 05 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | MW | 11:00 PM | 11:55 AM | 1/12 | 5/13
EXN 101 06 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | MW | 1:00 PM | 1:55 PM | 1/12 | 5/13
EXN 101 07 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | MW | 2:00 PM | 2:55 PM | 1/12 | 5/13
EXN 101 08 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | MW | 3:00 PM | 3:55 PM | 1/12 | 5/13
EXN 101 09 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | MW | 4:00 PM | 4:55 PM | 1/12 | 5/13
EXN 101 10 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | MW | 5:00 PM | 5:55 PM | 1/12 | 5/13
EXN 101 11 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | MW | 6:00 PM | 6:55 PM | 1/12 | 5/13
EXN 101 12 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | MW | 7:00 PM | 7:55 PM | 1/12 | 5/13

Health & Fitness Center | TR Schedule (January 13 - May 14) | Cost: $210

Code | Title | Bldg | Days | Start Time | End Time | Start Date | End Date
EXN 101 13 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | TR | 7:00 AM | 7:55 AM | 1/13 | 5/14
EXN 101 14 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | TR | 8:00 AM | 8:55 AM | 1/13 | 5/14
EXN 101 15 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | TR | 9:00 AM | 9:55 AM | 1/13 | 5/14
EXN 101 16 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | TR | 10:00 PM | 10:55 PM | 1/13 | 5/14
EXN 101 17 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | TR | 11:00 PM | 11:55 AM | 1/13 | 5/14
EXN 101 18 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | TR | 1:00 PM | 1:55 PM | 1/13 | 5/14
EXN 101 19 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | TR | 2:00 PM | 2:55 PM | 1/13 | 5/14
EXN 101 20 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | TR | 3:00 PM | 3:55 PM | 1/13 | 5/14
EXN 101 21 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | TR | 4:00 PM | 4:55 PM | 1/13 | 5/14
EXN 101 22 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | TR | 5:00 PM | 5:55 PM | 1/13 | 5/14
EXN 101 23 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | TR | 6:00 PM | 6:55 PM | 1/13 | 5/14
EXN 101 24 | Health & Fitness Center | PP | TR | 7:00 PM | 7:55 PM | 1/13 | 5/14



HiSet Prep
10 week program beginning January 30. First Class: February 3, 2015. 10 weeks, excluding Spring Break. Tuition: $350 plus books.

NCN120-91 | Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00-8:00pm; Saturdays 9:00am-1:00pm
Register here.



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.

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).

NHR 103-91 | Human Resources Management III* | 01/27 - 03/10
Tuesdays: 6:00-9:00pm
NHR 104-91 | Human Resources Management IV* | 03/24 - 05/12
Tuesdays: 6:00-9:00pm
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Microsoft Office Basics
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.

NCS 101-14 | 01/05 - 01/08 | 5:30-8:30pm
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Test Review: TEAS
Taking the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) is required for entrance into the Quincy College Nursing programs. The TEAS Test Preparation is comprised of four classes: Reading, English Usage, Mathematics, and Science. These classes are intensive reviews for students preparing for the TEAS test. Students can choose to take one class, a combination of classes, or all four 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. You may purchase the TEAS test prep book at our Barnes & Noble college bookstore. Note: Please be advised that this course cannot guarantee placement into our programs.

NCN 115-14 | English Usage | 01/12 - 01/13 ($50)
NCN 116-14 | Reading | 01/14 - 01/15 ($50)
NCN 117-14 | Math | 01/07 - 01/09 ($75)
NCN 118-14 | Science | 01/05 - 01/06 ($50)
All classes meet from 5:30-8:30pm
Register here.


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