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FREE Online Class Opportunity

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As we continue to navigate the unique public health challenge affecting our world, country and College, Jefferson Community and Technical College is committed to serving our communities, citizens and industry partners.

Beginning April 1, Jefferson is stepping up to offer FREE tuition for a one-credit online class to interested non-enrolled individuals looking for a pathway to high-wage, high-demand careers.

Through Jefferson Workforce Solutions, individuals 18 and over will have the opportunity to choose one of four online classes to take FREE of charge, with no additional costs or fees for books or materials.

The following online classes are open for enrollment and will begin Wednesday, April 1: Acute Care Nurse Aid, Introduction to Sociology, Introduction to Computer Systems and Personal Finance. 


Class Duration: April 1 through May 1

Requirements:  Students will need access to a computer and internet. All admissions and enrollment will be handled virtually through Workforce Solutions. (See contact information for each class)

Class options for ONE free class opportunity are as follows:

1. Acute Care Nurse Aid/ Patient Care Technician

Acute Care Nurse Aid is designed to educate and train participants to serve as nurse aids in an acute care (hospital) setting. During this difficult COVID 19 crisis, hospitals need increased resources, and these classes will help connect interested individuals with job opportunities. The college will work with all program completers to continue their education in healthcare pathways.

Cohort 1: April 6 – April 10

Cohort 2: April 13 –April 17

Week 1: 40 hours of online content offered Monday through Friday with daily instructor facilitated online discussions and guided instructional videos and content

Week 2:  Potential opportunity for 40 hours of skill checkoffs and clinical experience at a hospital

Here's How to Enroll:

Students should contact Nickie Cobb at 502-213-2480 or to enroll in Acute Care Nurse Aid.


2. SOC 169- Introduction to Sociology

SOC 169 introduces concepts and methods of sociology including investigation of socialization, group processes, social inequality, social institutions, and social change. Upon completion, students will be able to make connections in learning across the disciplines and draw logical conclusions, demonstrate problem-solving, recognize the process of socialization and more.

Here's How to Enroll:

Students should contact Ben Harris at 502-213-2594 or to enroll in SOC 169-Introduction to Sociology.


3. CIT 105-Introduction to Computer Systems

CIT 105 provides an introduction to computer systems and the convergence of technology as used in today’s global environment. Topics including computer hardware and software, file management, the Internet, email, the social web, green computing, security and computer ethics.

Here's How to Enroll:

Students should contact Tiffany Jones at 502-213-2528 or to enroll in CIT 105-Introduction to Computer Systems.


4. Personal Finance

This course is designed to better prepare individuals to deal with financial planning, budgets, credit reports, cash flow, investments, savings vs. expenditures and saving money for retirement.

Here's How to Enroll:

Students should contact Elena Shulgina at 502-213-2246 or to enroll in Personal Finance.