Cancelled Courses and Programs

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Course Revisions and Discontinuations

Our catalog is constantly changing, but that’s a good thing! Please read below for information on upcoming course revisions and discontinuations:

Advanced Career Training Courses

In an effort for continuous improvement, we are changing the titles of two National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF) certification courses to include the phrase “Voucher Included.” Students receive a prepaid voucher to take the NCSF certification exam associated with their specific course upon completion, so the title will be revised to reflect this.

The following course titles will be changed accordingly on May 15, 2019:

  • NCSF Certified Strength Coach (GES160) will be listed as NCSF Certified Strength Coach (Voucher Included)
  • NCSF Sports Nutrition Specialist (GES159) will be listed as NCSF Sport Nutrition Specialist (Voucher Included)

In addition, the following courses have been discontinued and will be removed from the catalog effective immediately:

  • Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 (GES844)
  • Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office 2013 Master (GES842)

These courses were retired due to outdated course content. We recommend directing your students to Certified Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office Specialist 2016 (Vouchers Included) (GES2012) or Certified Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office Master 2016 (Vouchers Included) (GES2013) in lieu of these courses.


What Partners Need to Do:

You do not need to take any action as these updates will be reflected in the catalog automatically.

For more information, please contact your account manager.

What Enrolled Students Need to Do:

Students currently enrolled in these courses will able to finish their course with no change to the curriculum.


Upcoming Course Launch

For information on forthcoming titles, click here.

 

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Course Discontinuations

Our catalog is constantly changing, but that’s a good thing! Please read below for more information on upcoming course cancellations.

Advanced Career Training

In an effort for continuous improvement, the following courses will be discontinued and replaced with more robust course offerings:

  • HVACR Certified Technician (GES705)
    • This course will be removed from the catalog on April 22, 2019.
  • HVACR Technician – NATE Service CORE Certified Technician (GES772)
    • This course will be removed from the catalog on May 8, 2019.
While these soon-to-be discontinued courses primarily align with the NATE and HVAC Excellence Air Conditioning track, our upcoming HVACR courses will prepare students for multiple specialty tracks. The new courses will also include more than 200 real world simulations, so students can practice their skills in common service call situations.

 

More information on our new HVACR courses will be released in February 2019.

 


What Partners Need to Do:

You do not need to take any action as these changes will be reflected in your catalog automatically. If you plan to replace these discontinued courses on the Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL), you should apply for approval as soon as possible. For more information, please contact your account manager.

What Enrolled Students Need to Do:

Students currently enrolled in these courses will able to finish their course with no change to the curriculum.

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Course Discontinuations

Our catalog is constantly changing, but that’s a good thing! Please read below for more information on recent course cancellations.

Advanced Career Training

In an effort for continuous improvement, the following courses will be discontinued and removed from the catalog effective immediately:

  • Sage 50 Certificate (GES366)
    • This course will be removed due to changes to the SAGE 50 Certification exam.
  • PMI-PgMP® Certification Training (GES388)
    • This course will be removed due to outdated course content.

What Partners Need to Do:

You do not need to take any action as this change will be reflected in your catalog automatically. If you plan to replace the discontinued course on the Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL), you should apply for approval as soon as possible. For more information, please contact your account manager.

What Enrolled Students Need to Do:

Students currently enrolled in these courses will able to finish their course with no change to the curriculum.

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Course Discontinuation and Replacement

Our catalog is constantly changing, but that’s a good thing! Please read below for more information on a recent course discontinuation.

Advanced Career Training

The following course will be removed from the catalog on February 5, 2019 due to outdated content:

  • Certified National Pharmaceutical Representative (GES106)

In lieu of this discontinued course, we recommend directing your students to Certified Pharmaceutical Sales Representative (Exam Included) (GES192). Students will train for a career in pharmaceutical sales by learning the rules, regulations, and best practices of promoting prescription drugs. They will also learn key medical terms, making them an asset to any pharmaceutical sales team. Students will receive a Pharmaceutical Representative Certification (PRC) upon completion.

COURSE CODE: GES192 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $2,195


What Partners Need to Do:

You do not need to take any action as this change will be reflected in your catalog automatically. If you are not already offering the suggested alternative title, it is currently available in the course catalog.

If you plan to replace the discontinued course on the Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL), you should apply for approval as soon as possible. For more information, please contact your account manager.

What Enrolled Students Need to Do:

Students currently enrolled in these courses will able to finish their course with no change to the curriculum.

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Course Discontinuations and Replacements

Our catalog is constantly changing, but that’s a good thing! Please read below for more information about recent course cancellations.

Advanced Career Training

The following course has been discontinued and will be removed from the catalog effective immediately:

  • Microsoft Web Developer (GES379)

In an effort for continuous improvement, this course has been cancelled due to outdated content. While this title does not have an immediate replacement, we will launch a new course series in 2019 that teaches students to use Microsoft programs, including Azure and ASP.NET, for web development. More information will be released soon.


What Partners Need to Do:

You do not need to take any action as this update will be reflected in the catalog automatically.

If you plan to replace this Advanced Career Training title on the Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL), you should apply for approval as soon as possible. For more information, please contact your account manager.

What Enrolled Students Need to Do:

Students currently enrolled in this course will able to finish with no change to the curriculum.

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Course Discontinuations and Replacements

Our catalog is constantly changing, but that’s a good thing! Please read below for more information about recent course cancellations.

Fundamentals

The following courses have been discontinued and will be removed from the catalog on December 26, 2018:

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel 2007 (ax7)
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2007 (nx7)
  • Intermediate Microsoft Word 2007 (nw7)
  • Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007 (ix7)
  • Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007 (Self-Paced Tutorial) (T9260)
  • Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007 (iw7)

In an effort for continuous improvement, we will be removing these courses due to outdated content. While we also offer the Microsoft 2010, 2013, and 2016 versions of these courses, we will launch a series of titles that support Microsoft 2019 software.

More information on the upcoming Microsoft 2019 titles can be found here.


What Partners Need to Do:

You do not need to take any action as these updates will be reflected in the catalog automatically.

For more information, please contact your account manager.

What Enrolled Students Need to Do:

Students currently enrolled in these courses will able to finish their course with no change to the curriculum.

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Course Discontinuations and Revisions

Our catalog is constantly changing, but that’s a good thing! Please read below about the following soon to-be-discontinued and revised courses to best serve your students:

Fundamentals Courses

The following courses have been discontinued and will be removed from the catalog on November 14, 2018:

  • Introduction to Dreamweaver CS6 (id6) 
  • Intermediate Dreamweaver CS6 (nd6) 
  • Introduction to Windows 8 (w8i)

These courses were cancelled due to low enrollments and outdated content. While there are no exact alternatives for our Dreamweaver CS6 titles, we encourage you to direct students to Introductions to Windows 10 (w0i) in lieu of our Windows 8 title (w8i).

The following course is subject to slight revision on November 16, 2018:

  • Introduction to Lightroom CC (lrc)

The title of this course – Introduction Lightroom CC – will be changed to Introduction to Lightroom Classic CC. Adobe recently updated the name of the Lightroom software, so we are changing the course title to accurately reflect this. The course content will not be affected, nor will student enrollments.


What Partners Need to Do:

You do not need to take any action as the discontinued courses will be removed from your catalog automatically on the above-mentioned date. If you are not already offering the suggested alternative courses, they are currently available in the course catalog.

If you plan to replace these Advanced Career Training titles on the Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL), you should apply for approval as soon as possible. For more information, please contact your account manager.

What Enrolled Students Need to Do:

Students currently enrolled in these courses will able to finish with no change to the curriculum.


Recent Course Launches

For information on November course launches, click here.

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Course Discontinuations and Replacements

Our catalog is constantly changing, but that’s a good thing! Read below about how you can supplement the following soon to-be-discontinued courses to better serve your students:

Fundamentals Courses

The following courses will be discontinued on November 14, 2018:

  • Introduction to Dreamweaver CS6 (id6)
  • Intermediate Dreamweaver CS6 (nd6)
  • Introduction to Windows 8 (w8i) 

These courses will be discontinued and removed from partner catalog due to low enrollments and outdated content. While there are no exact alternatives for our Dreamweaver CS6 titles, we encourage you to direct students to Introductions to Windows 10 in lieu of our Windows 8 title.

Advanced Career Training Courses

The following course will be discontinued on February 5, 2019:

  • Certified National Pharmaceutical Representative (GES106)

This course is being retired due to outdated course content. GES106 will be replaced with an updated pharmaceutical sales representative title that leads to nationally-recognized certification. More information about the replacement course can be found here: Upcoming Product Launches.


What Partners Need to Do:

You do not need to take any action as the discontinued courses will be removed from your catalog automatically on the above-mentioned date. If you are not already offering the suggested alternative courses, they are currently available in the course catalog.

If you plan to replace these Advanced Career Training titles on the Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL), you should apply for approval as soon as possible. For more information, please contact your account manager.

What Enrolled Students Need to Do:

Students currently enrolled in these courses will able to finish the course with no change to the curriculum.

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Course Discontinuations and Replacements

Our catalog is constantly changing, but that’s a good thing! Read below about how you can supplement the following canceled and soon to-be-discontinued courses to better serve your students:

Advanced Career Training courses discontinued on September 7, 2018:

  • CTFL Certification Training (GES389) has been discontinued due to outdated content. While there are no exact alternatives for this course, we encourage you to browse other career training courses.
  • Certified SAS Base Programmer Certification Training (GES391) and Apache Cassandra Training (GES380) were cancelled due to outdated curriculum. Our Oracle SQL and PL/SQL Developer (GES 336) course is an ideal alternative for students looking to master database software and build their professional profile.
  • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) (GES382) has been cancelled due to outdated course content. We offer two Information Systems titles that will prepare your students for industry-preferred certifications: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) (GES367) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). According to Burning Glass data on current workforce demand, CISSP is the 22nd most valuable certificate in today’s job market, while CISA ranks 35th.

Advanced Career Training courses discontinued on October 8, 2018:

  • Personal Fitness Trainer (GES115) will be discontinued due to outdated course content. However, NASM Certified Personal Trainer + Corrective Exercise (GES162) focuses on corrective exercise and assessment, closing with a certificate from the National Academy of Sports Medicine. This course also teaches muscle activation and inhibitory techniques, opening career pathways in athletic training and physical therapy.
  • Advanced Personal Fitness Trainer (GES105) will be discontinued due to outdated course content. NASM Personal Trainer + Performance Enhancement (GES161) teaches integrated, total-body personal training and concludes with National Academy of Sports Medicine certification, the preferred credential of sports training professionals.

What Partners Need to Do:

You do not need to take any action as the discontinued courses will be removed from your catalog automatically on the above-mentioned date. If you are not already offering the suggested alternative courses, they are currently available in the course catalog.

If you plan to replace these Advanced Career Training titles on the Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL), you should apply for approval as soon as possible. For more information, please contact your account manager.

What Enrolled Students Need to Do:

Students currently enrolled in these courses will able to finish the course with no change to the curriculum.

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Course Discontinuations and Replacements

Our catalog is constantly changing, but that’s a good thing! On August 17, 2018, we will retire three Advanced Career Training courses due to outdated content.

Read below about how you can supplement the following to-be-discontinued courses:

  • Principles of Green Buildings (GES711)

Students looking to start a career in building and sustainability can enroll in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) (GES784). Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn an internationally-recognized LEED Green Associate Credential. This credential, certified by the US Green Building Council, ranked #106 on the Burning Glass list of top certifications.

  • Performing Comprehensive Building Assessments (GES712)

Students looking to start a career in building assessment would benefit from learning inspection principles and standards of practice in the Home Inspection Certificate (GES704) course. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn a National Home Inspector Examination (NHIE) certificate, administered by the Examination Board of Professional Home Inspectors.

  • Building Analyst Quick Start (GES717)

This course does not have an direct alternative, but our catalog offers numerous courses in the construction, environmental and energy, and trades industries that speak to current workforce demand.

What Partners Need to Do:

You do not need to take any action as the discontinued courses will be removed from your catalog automatically on the above-mentioned date. If you are not already offering the suggested alternative courses, they are currently available in the course catalog.

If you plan to replace these Advanced Career Training titles on the Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL), you should apply for approval as soon as possible. For more information, please contact your account manager.

What Enrolled Students Need to Do:

Students currently enrolled in these courses will able to finish the course with no change to the curriculum.

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