Work-Readiness and Vocational Training

 


CASA partners with local community colleges such as Prince George’s Community College and Montgomery College to offer a range of vocational training courses.  Current topics include: electrical, building maintenance, drywall installation and painting, computer repair, cabinetry, HVAC installation and repair, blueprint reading, power tool usage, sewing and dress-making, child development, security, solar paneling, and hospitality.  Vocational training graduates receive industry-recognized certification from the community college and CASA, and CASA conducts follow-up to track improvement in employment status or income.

For more information about our courses please contact Jacinta Nino: jnino@wearecasa.org or  240.491.5775


Computer Repair Course

The course covers basic knowledge needed for an entry level in computer maintenance.

This is a practical “hands on” class and ALL students will have a hand in completing the projects. For more information about our course please contact Jacinta Nino: jnino@wearecasa.org or  240.491.5775

  • Starting Date September 10, 2016
    Duration: 4 weeks
    Schedule: Saturdays – 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Cost: $60 for CASA members *

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Childcare Development Course

This course covers the principals of curriculum planning for programs serving children from infancy through age five. For more information about our course please contact Jacinta Nino: jnino@wearecasa.org or  240.491.5775

  • Starting Date September 3, 2016
    Duration: 90 Hours
    Schedule: Saturdays – 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
    At Montgomery College Rockville Campus
    Cost: Planning Curriculum $600 for CASA Members *

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Child Growth and Development Course

This course principles of child growth and development necessary for working in programs that serve children from infancy through age eight. Planning curricula for child care activities, methods and material appropriate to the areas of curricula in an early childhood program.  For more information about our course please contact Jacinta Nino: jnino@wearecasa.org or  240.491.5775

  • Starting Date September 3, 2016
    Duration: 90 Hours
    Schedule: Saturdays – 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
    At Montgomery College Takoma Park Campus
    Cost: Planning Curriculum $600 for CASA Members *

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Infant and Toddler Development Course

Learn the theory and practice of caring for infants and toddlers in a group setting. Significance of early years; learning and development in Infants and toddlers; appropriate activities and interactions; and the health, safety and nutritional needs of infants and toddlers.  For more information about our course please contact Jacinta Nino: jnino@wearecasa.org or  240.491.5775

  • Starting Date October 24, 2016
    Duration: 45 Classroom Hours
    Schedule: Saturdays – 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
    At Montgomery College Takoma Park Campus
    Cost: Planning Curriculum $300 for CASA Members

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Credential Preparation for Child Development

This course will prepare you to obtain the credential from the Professional Advice of Washington DC for child development in this class it will be review 13 functional areas of the credential it will be review each area it will be provided detail information for students to get the support need.  For more information about our course please contact Jacinta Nino: jnino@wearecasa.org or  240.491.5775

  • Starting Date September 3, 2016
    Duration: 30 Classroom Hours
    Schedule: Saturdays – 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
    At Montgomery College Rockville Campus
    Cost: $280 for CASA Members *

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Building Maintenance Engineer Course (BME)

 The course covers basic knowledge needed for an entry-level position in building maintenance.

  • Carpentry
  • Ceramic
  • Plumbing
  • Dry Wall
  • Electrical
  • Painting

This is a practical “hands on” class and ALL students will have a hand in completing the projects. For more information about our course please contact Jacinta Nino: jnino@wearecasa.org or  240.491.5775

  • BME Saturday Course
    Starting Date August 20, 2016
    Duration: 10 weeks
    Schedule: Saturdays – 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Location: CASA’s Prince George’s Welcome Center – 7978B New Hampshire Ave. Hyattsville MD 20783
    Cost: $250 for CASA Members * 

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  • BME Course in Rockville
    Starting Date August 20, 2016
    Duration: 10 weeks
    Schedule: Saturdays – 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Location: CASA’s Rockville Welcome Center – 14645 Rothgeb Dr. Rockville MD 20850
    Cost: $250 for CASA Members *

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Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Course (HVAC)

This course is designed to present students with the principles governing the operation of refrigeration cycle. Students will learn about: refrigerants, compressors, evaporators, condensers, and metering and control devices.

Students will also learn how to perform service procedures such as

  • Evacuating Refrigerants
  • Oil Changing
  • Leaks Detection
  • Mechanical Checks

For more information about our course please contact Jacinta Nino: jnino@wearecasa.org or  240.491.5775

OSHA 10 Certification Sponsored by Occupational Safety and Health Administration

  • HVAC Course
    Starting Date August 11, 2016
    Duration: 10 weeks/module
    Schedule: Tuesday and Thursday – 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM
    Location: CASA’s Prince George’s Welcome Center – 7978B New Hampshire Ave. Hyattsville MD 20783
    Cost: 2 modules at $250 for CASA Members *

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  • HVAC Course in Rockville
    Starting Date August 20, 2016
    Duration: 10 weeks
    Schedule: Saturdays – 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Location: CASA’s Rockville Welcome Center – 14645 Rothgeb Dr. Rockville MD 20850
    Cost: 2 modules at $250 for CASA Members *

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Home Improvement License Exam Prep Course

This course is design to prepare for the exam require by State of Maryland to obtain a Home Improvement License.

  • Labor Laws
  • Safety Regulations
  • Salaries
  • Right and obligations of home owners
  • Right and obligation of contractors

For more information about our courses please contact Jacinta Nino: jnino@wearecasa.org or  240.491.5775

The exam is provided only by Maryland State

  • Home Improvement License Exam Prep Course (ENGLISH ONLY)
    Starting Date October 24, 2016
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Schedule: Monday and Tuesday – 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Location: CASA’s Prince George’s Welcome Center – 7978B New Hampshire Ave. Hyattsville MD 20783
    Cost: $350 (including books) for CASA Members *

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  • Home Improvement License Exam Prep Course – Rockville
    Starting Date September 17, 2016
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Schedule: Saturdays – 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    Location: CASA’s Rockville Welcome Center – 14645 Rothgeb Dr. Rockville MD 20850
    Cost: $350 (including books) for CASA Members *

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Rebar Worker Training Course

This is your opportunity to build your career path in a specialized construction work. Course is offered through a partnership with CASA and the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers.

For more information about our course please contact Jacinta Nino: jnino@wearecasa.org or  240.491.5775

Learn about:

  • Snap ties and Saddle ties
  • Weight distribution
  • Different sizes of rebar
  • Rebar Worker Training Course
    Starting Date September
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Schedule: Saturdays – 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    Location: CASA’s Rockville Welcome Center – 14645 Rothgeb Dr. Rockville MD 20850
    Cost: $60 for CASA Members

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Electricity Course

 This course is an introduction to electrical wiring and the electrical trade. It is designed for students who are pursuing a career in the construction area of the electrical field. Topics include:

For more information about out programs please contact Jacinta Nino: jnino@wearecasa.org or  240.491.5775

  • Identification and Selection of Tools
  • Electrical Theory
  • Switch and Receptacle Wiring
  • Electrical Plans Reading
  • Electrical Safety

 

  • Electricity Course – (ENGLISH ONLY)
    Starting Date October 1, 2016
    Duration: 3 weeks / module
    Schedule: Saturdays – 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Location: CASA’s Prince George’s Welcome Center – 7978B New Hampshire Ave. Hyattsville MD 20783
    Cost: 4 modules at $175 for CASA Members *

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  • Electricity Course
    Starting Date October 1, 2016
    Duration: 3 weeks / module
    Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (Modules 1-3)
    Thursday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Saturday 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (Module 4)
    Location: CASA’s Prince George’s Welcome Center – 7978B New Hampshire Ave. Hyattsville MD 20783
    Cost: 4 modules at $175 for CASA Members *

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