Black Hawk College Digest for December 16


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Posted Online: Dec. 12, 2012, 2:33 pm
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Priority registration ends Dec. 19 for spring BHC classes

Priority registration for Spring 2013 classes at Black Hawk College ends Wednesday, Dec. 19. Classes begin Monday, Jan. 14.

The Spring 2013 class schedule is available on the college's website at www.bhc.edu/schedules. Registration information is available at www.bhc.edu/register.
For more information, call Enrollment Services at 309-796-5300.

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Kids can learn to swim at BHC

The next six-week Saturday session of Swim School for youths begins Jan. 5 at Black Hawk College in Moline.

Youths ages 4-15 can learn how swim or improve their skills at the BHC Community Aquatic Center. Classes are from 9:15-10 a.m., 10:15-11 a.m. or 11:15 a.m. to noon.

Cost is $38. To register, call 309-796-5601. For more information, visit www.bhc.edu/aquatic.

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Explore health care careers with BHC short-term training programs

Black Hawk College offers a variety of short-term health care training programs that prepare students for entry-level positions.

New sessions starting in January include:

Basics of Medical Practice Management
Classes will be from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 28 to March 25, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline.
Tuition is $245 for district residents – call for out-of-district rates.

Dental Office Receptionist
Classes will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 29 to May 28, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline.
Tuition is $425 for district residents – call for out-of-district rates.

Dialysis Technician
Classes will be from 6-8 p.m. Mondays and 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 30 to May 8, at the Quad Cities Kidney Center in Moline.
Tuition is $659 for district residents – call for out-of-district rates.

Pharmacy Technician
Classes will be from 5:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 30 to May 8, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline.
Tuition is $645 for district residents – call for out-of-district rates.

Pharmacy Technician Certification Preparation
This program helps prepares students for the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE).
Classes will be from 5:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 29 to May 14, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline.
Tuition is $645 for district residents – call for out-of-district rates.

Physical Therapy Aide
Classes will be from 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 30 to May 8, at the college's Quad-Cities Campus in Moline.
Tuition is $585 for district residents – call for out-of-district rates.

Reflexology
Classes will be from 5-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 29 to May 14, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline.
Tuition is $510 for district residents – call for out-of-district rates.

For more information, call 309-796-8223.

















 




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