Cancelled Courses and Programs

Catalog Updates: November 2019

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

 

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This course will be retired due to outdated content.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. These changes will be reflected in your catalog automatically.

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Catalog Update: September 2019

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

 

ADVANCED CAREER TRAINING

The following courses will be updated effective immediately:

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) (GES342)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) (Voucher Included) (GES344)
  • Information Security Training (GES358)
  • Information Security Training (Voucher Included) GES359)

How are these courses changing?

We have suspended open enrollment for these course while we revise their content. However, students can pre-enroll in the updated courses, which will launch November 2019.

Why are these courses changing?

These courses are being revised to align with the latest certification requirements and industry best practices.

How does this impact students?

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

As a result, the following course bundles will be retired effective immediately:

  • IT Security Survival Training (GES357)
  • IT Security Survival Training (Voucher Included) (GES361)
  • Information Security Master Certification Training (GES356)
  • Information Security Master Certification Training (Voucher Included) (GES360)

Why are these course bundles being retired?

These bundles include CISA and IT Security titles, which are currently being revised.

Will these course bundles be replaced?

Not at this time.

How will this impact students?

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

 


The following courses will be updated on October 29, 2019:

  • Medical Terminology (GES112)

How is this course changing?

The revised course will have an objective-based learning structure that includes new flash cards, audio buttons for practicing pronunciations, and a portfolio project.

Why is this course changing?

This course will be revised to provide a more robust and accessible learning experience for students.

How will this impact students?

Active students will be able to finish their course with no change to the curriculum. Active students can also transfer to the updated course if they want to access the new content, but they will lose their current progress.

 


The following course will be retired on December 17, 2019:

  • Physical Therapy Aide (GES125)

Why is this course being retired?

We had 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. The new title, Certified Physical Therapy Aide (Voucher Included), will launch October 15, 2019.

How will this impact students?

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


 

FUNDAMENTALS

The following course will be updated effective immediately:

  • Accounting with Excel Suite (B9093)

How is this course changing?

The course title, Accounting with Excel Suite (B9093), was changed to Accounting with Excel 2016 Suite (B9093).

Why is this course changing?

We added the software year (2016) to this title to better distinguish from a newer title, Accounting with Excel 2019 Suite.

How will this impact students?

There will be no impact to students.

 


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: 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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