Cancelled Courses and Programs

Catalog Update: December 2019

We’re constantly updating our catalog and that’s a good thing! Please read below for more information on recent changes.

 

ADVANCED CAREER TRAINING

The following course will be retired effective immediately:

  • Physical Therapy Aide (GES125)

Why is this course being retired?

We planned to revise this course to better align with AMCA PT Technician/Aide certification exam. However, we found that creating a robust replacement would provide a more optimal learning experience.

Will this course be replaced?

Yes. We launched a new title, Certified Physical Therapy Aide (Voucher Included), on October 15, 2019.

How will this impact students?

Active students will be able to finish their course with no change to the curriculum.

 


WHAT PARTNERS NEED TO DO:

You do not need to take any action. These changes will be reflected in your catalog automatically. If you plan to replace the Advanced Career Training 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.

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Catalog Updates: November 2019

Our catalog is constantly changing and that’s a good thing! Please read below for more information about upcoming updates.

 

Advanced Career Training

 


The following courses were retired and will be removed from the catalog effective immediately:

  • CompTIA Linux+ (Vouchers Included)  (GES362)
  • CompTIA Linux+ and Unix Training (Vouchers Included) (GES371)

Why were these courses retired?

These courses were retired due to outdated content. CompTIA updated Linux + certification requirements and officially discontinued the previous certification exam (LX0-103/104) on October 1, 2019

Will these courses be replaced?

Yes. We plan to release a new title that aligns with the latest version of CompTIA Linux+ (XK0-004) next month.

How does this impact students?

Active students will be able to finish the course with no change to the curriculum. Pending students will be enrolled in the new course when it launches.

 


The following course was retired and will be removed from the catalog effective immediately:

  • Webmaster (GES308)

Why was this course retired?

This course was retired due to outdated content. 

Will this course be replaced?

Yes. We launched a newer title, Front-End Web Developer, which better aligns with current web development standards. Students will learn how to create responsive web applications with today’s most widely-used programming languages: HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

How does this impact students?

Active students will be able to finish the course with no change to the curriculum.

 


 

Fundamentals

The following course will be retired on February 11, 2020:

  • Introduction to Lightroom 5 (lr5)

Why is this course being retired?

This course will be retired due to outdated content. Since this course was first added to the catalog, Adobe has released newer versions of the Lightroom software. 

Will this course be replaced?

No. We do offer a newer title, Introduction to Lightroom Classic CC (lrc), which better aligns with the latest iteration of Adobe Lightroom.

How will this impact students?

Active students will be able to finish the course with no change to the curriculum.


What Partners Need to Do:

You do not need to take any action. This change will be reflected in your catalog automatically.

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Catalog Updates: Course Revisions and Discontinuations

Our catalog is constantly changing and that’s a good thing! Please read below for more information on the upcoming catalog changes.

 

Advanced Career Training

The following courses will be retired on August 27, 2019:

  • Mastering Project Management with Microsoft Project 2016 (Software Included) (GES279)
  • The Complete Project Manager with Microsoft Project 2016 (Software Included) (GES280)

Why are these courses being retired?

We can no longer source inventory for Microsoft Project 2016, so we need to retire courses that include this software.

Will these courses be replaced?

Yes. We will launch new titles that include Microsoft Project 2019 on August 27, 2019.

 


The following courses will be retired on September 12, 2019:

  • Microsoft Access 2010 Certification Training (GES831)

Why is course being retired?

This course will be retired due to outdated content.

Will this course be replaced?

No. However, we currently offer several newer Microsoft Access Certification Training titles, including: 

  • Microsoft Access 2019 Certification Training (GES884)
  • Microsoft Access 2016 Certification Training (GES865)
  • Microsoft Access 2016 Certification Training (Voucher Included) (GES874)

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  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 7 (GES836)

Why is course being retired?

This course will be retired due to outdated content.

Will this course be replaced?

Not at this time.

 


The following course will be retired on November 12, 2019:

  • Webmaster (GES308)

Why is course being retired?

This course will be retired due to outdated content.

Will this course be replaced?

Yes. We will launch a similar title, Front-End Web Developer, on September 3, 2019.


 

Fundamentals

The following course will be updated on September 17, 2019:

  • Accounting with Excel Suite (B9093)

How will this course change?

The title of this course will be changed from “Accounting with Excel Suite” to “Accounting with Excel 2016 Suite.” 

Why is this course changing?

We recently launched “Accounting with Excel 2019 Suite,” so we are adding the software year to the older title to easily differentiate between the two courses.


What Students Need to Do:

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

What Partners Need to Do:

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

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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 retirements.

The following courses will be discontinued and removed from the catalog effective immediately:

Fundamentals
  • Intermediate CompTIA A+ Certification Prep (ac2)
  • Advanced CompTIA A+ Certification Prep (ac3)
Self-Paced Tutorials
  • Basic CompTIA A+ Certification Prep (Self-Paced Tutorial) (T9216)
  • Intermediate CompTIA A+ Certification Prep (Self-Paced Tutorial) (T9223)
Due to recent changes with Comp TIA A+ certification, our CompTIA A+ Certification Prep courses have been discontinued. The retired courses prepared students for Comp TIA’s 900 Series certification exams, which were replaced by a new 1000 Core Series. In the coming months, we plan to replace our courses with updated titles that prepare students for CompTIA’s 1000 Core Series certification exams.

What Students Need to Do:

Students will have the option to continue the course with supplementary material provided by our subject matter expert or to drop with full refund. Our Student Services department will contact students about the exam changes and notify them about their options.

What Partners Need to Do:

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

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Catalog Updates: Course Changes and Discontinuations

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

Advanced Career Training

The following course titles will be changed effective immediately:

  • NCSF Sports Nutrition Specialist (GES159) to NCSF Sports Nutrition Specialist (Voucher Included) (GES159)
  • NCSF Certified Strength Coach (GES160) to NCSF Certified Strength Coach (Voucher Included) (GES160)

We added the phrase “Voucher Included” to GES159 and GES160 to accurately reflect the value of these courses. Not only do both courses prepare for National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF) certification exams, students will receive a prepaid exam voucher upon course completion.


The following course hours will be changed effective immediately:

  • Grant Writing + Non-Profit Management (GES428) – 600 hours to 510 hours

The individual courses that make up this bundle have overlapping content, so the hours were listed incorrectly. The adjusted hours will now accurately reflect the content of the streamlined bundle.


The following course will be retired and replaced with a new title on July 31, 2019:

  • Forensic Computer Examiner (GES305)

To better align with the changing IT industry, GES305 will be replaced with a forthcoming title created in partnership with EC-Council. As a global leader in information technology and cybersecurity training, EC-Council certification will benefit students looking to build a tech career.


The following courses will be retired and replaced with new titles on September 12, 2019:

  • Paralegal (GES209)
  • Paralegal (Voucher Included) (GES270)

In effort for continuous improvement, our Paralegal titles will be replaced with more robust offerings. The forthcoming courses will better prepare students for the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) Certified Paralegal exam.


 

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 and upcoming course retirements.

Advanced Career Training

The following course will be discontinued and removed from the catalog on May 8, 2019:

  • HVACR Technician – NATE Service CORE Certified Technician (GES772)
In lieu of GES772, we recommend directing students to our new HVAC/R Certified Technician (Voucher Included) (GES793) and HVAC/R Technician (Voucher Included) (GES786) courses. These courses will prepare students for different specialties in the HVAC/R field and include more than 200 true-to-life service call simulations. More information can be found here.

 

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 and upcoming course retirements.

Advanced Career Training

The following course will be discontinued and removed from the catalog on July 22, 2019:

  • Advanced Coding for the Physician’s Office (GES103) 

In an effort for continuous improvement, this course will be retired due to outdated material. In lieu of GES103, we recommend directing students to our more targeted medical coding courses, Certified Outpatient Coder (GES153) or Certified Risk Adjustment Coder (GES167).


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

  • HVACR Certified Technician (GES705)
In lieu of GES705, we recommend directing students to our new HVAC/R Certified Technician (Voucher Included) (GES793) and HVAC/R Technician (Voucher Included) (GES786) courses. These courses will prepare students for different specialties in the HVAC/R field. More information can be found here.

 

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 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

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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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