Launch of 2 New Career Training Programs

ed2go is excited to announce the launch of the following two NEW Career Training Programs! 

What Partners Need To Do

New Programs: Partners only need to make catalog updates for new Career Training Programs in your Online Administration Center (OAC) if:

  • Your site is set up for ed2go to automatically add new courses/programs to your catalog, AND you do not want to offer the new program, or need to change your retail pricing.
  • Your site is NOT set up for ed2go to automatically add new courses/programs to your catalog, AND you want to add new courses/programs to your catalog.

For assistance with updating your catalog, read this article

Otherwise, no further action is needed on your end in the OAC.

Content or Hours Update: No further action is needed on your end in the OAC. Your catalog already reflects this change.

New Career Training Programs

Title: Social Service Assistant  

This course will provide opportunities to work in a health care setting, assisting residents with social needs under the supervision of a social worker.  After completing the course, you will be able to work as Social Service Assistant in a Long Term Care setting.

Program Code: GES173
Hours: 70
Cost: $595
Program SRP: $695
Availability: 01/10/2017

Why should you market this program?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for Social and Human Service Assistants is faster than average with a growth rate of 11%. This is job a student can get without having a college degree or a certification.

Why are we adding this program to the catalog?

We are adding this program to expand the number of career training programs in high growth areas that provide a livable wage. The median hourly rate for an Activity Director is $13.00.

Why would a student take this program?

A student would take this program because it is a quick way to jump into a new career in the healthcare field without having to earn a degree or certification. This is a great job for students that want a job where they help people on a daily basis and may want a career in social work in the future. A social service assistant works at a facility to help clients/patients achieve mental and emotional goals. Often, the assistant works under a social worker’s direction.

 

This training is valid in the following states: WA, CA, ID, WY, NM, ND, KS, OK, TX, MN, MO, WI, TN, AL, OH, WV, NH


Title: Activity Director

This course will provide opportunities to work in Long Term Care facilities, assisting residents with activities and social needs. After completing the course, you will be able to work as an Activity Director in a Long Term Care setting.

Program Code: GES172
Hours: 70
Cost: $595
Program SRP: $695
Availability: 01/10/2017

Why should you market this program?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for Recreation Workers is faster than average with a growth rate of 10%. This is job a student can get without having a college degree or a certification.

Why are we adding this program to the catalog?

We are adding this program to expand the number of career training programs in high growth areas that provide a livable wage. The median hourly rate for an Activity Director is $14.00

Why would a student take this program?

With the aging U.S. population, it produces significant career opportunities in the area of healthcare and skilled nursing facilities. This allows a student that completes this program to get a job in a skilled nursing facility as an Activity Director. It is a career options for students that do not want to go into nursing.

 

This training is valid in the following states: WA, NM, KS, OK, TX, MN, MO, WI, OH, TN, NH

 

Please contact your Account Manager if you have any questions about these online classes.

  • Was this helpful ?
  • yes   no