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National HealthCareer Association (NHA) Certified Billing and Coding Specialist Certification (CBCS) Exam Package Are you ready to get certified?! Having the CBCS certification status will give you an extra advantage when searching for Medical Billing jobs.   Upon successful completion of the Medical Billing and Coding Training Program, you may now take the National HealthCareer Association (NHA) Certified Billing and Coding Specialist Certification (CBCS) exam here on the El Camino College campus!   El Camino College Community Education in partnership with the National HealthCareer Association (NHA) now offers select dates for students that have completed the Medical Billing & Coding Training Program to sit for NHA's Certified Billing and Coding Specialist Certification exam.  Certification exam package includes:  The online study guide, the online practice assessment, the exam, and exam proctoring fee.   Once you have purchased the exam package through El Camino College, you next must log onto NHA’s website and register for the same date with NHA.   Your NHA exam registration date will ONLY be confirmed by El Camino College upon confirmation of your paid registration with El Camino College.   Best of luck!  Get certified!   Important Information: Schedule:  Arrive by no later than 9:45AM.   DO NOT ARRIVE LATE, exam begins promptly at 10:00AM.  Allow ample time for parking due to construction on campus.  Rescheduling:  The NHA exam package fee is non-refundable.  Appointment rescheduling must be processed 3 days prior to the original appointment date with both El Camino College and NHA.  NO REFUNDS. No shows will be subject to an additional $50 proctoring fee and must reschedule with both El Camino College and NHA within 6 months of the originally scheduled exam date.  


Schedule : Weekly - Thu 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 7/26/2018, ending 7/26/2018

Tuition: $230.00

Instructor : Comm Ed 

Location : MBBM Location : 

Materials Cost: $0.00

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Attention food operation owners, kitchen managers and food handler supervisors! This one day class prepares you to take the examination needed to certify or recertify you as a Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM). This certification requirement is mandated by California State law for all retail food operations (restaurants, cafes, markets, mobile carts, caterers, etc.) and is enforced by local health departments. A CFPM is a certificate that is to be obtained by the owner or employee of food facilities that prepare, handle, or serve non-prepackaged potentially hazardous food. There shall be at least one CFPM person at each food facility. El Camino College (this course, the instructor/proctor, etc.) is on Los Angeles County Health Department's list of approved trainers and certification providers. The certification is accepted by all health departments in California and nearly all jurisdictions across the United States.   Important:  Pre-registration required!  Walk-in registration is not available for this class.   Exam/Materials Fee: Students will sit for the exam during the last two hours of class.  The $31 materials fee covers the cost of the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals (nationally accredited, third party certifying organization) exam and will be collected by El Camino College upon registration along with the course fee.   Pre-class preparation: Students are expected to familiarize themselves with food protection concepts prior to attending class. Numerous sources of food protection information are available to help you prepare for the exam. Students may also utilize an online refresher training module and study manual developed specifically for this course. The training link and manual are to be requested directly from instructor Gevork Kazanchyan by emailing him at All other class related matters should be directed to the Community Education office: Call 310-660-6460   Food Handler Card (CFH Card)   A Food Handler Card (CFH Card) is a certificate that is required by all food employees who are involved in the preparation, storage, or service of food in a food facility. The CFH Card is obtained after attending a food safety training course and passing an examination from an accredited organization. If you (or co-workers) need the CFH Card, use direct link below:     For additional information on the Food Protection Manager Certification, including how it differs from the Food Handler Card (CFH Card), below is an advisory through LA County Health Department:   For additional information on the certification exam itself and other available preparation resources, visit:      


Schedule : Weekly - Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; starting 8/11/2018, ending 8/11/2018

Tuition: $89.00

Instructor : Gevork Kazanchyan 

Location : TBA Location : 

Materials Cost: $31.00

Call 310-660-6460 to register

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Properly prepare yourself to pass the Contractors State License Board exam with this comprehensive preparation course.  Your success relies on how well you prepare for the exam and this class will surely provide you the knowledge and tools necessary for exam success.  Students will learn essential information related to the exam as it pertains to the California State License board construction law and business requirements.  Course topics include starting a company, human recourses, business requirements, insurance and bonding, contracts, public works, safety and legal issue (liens, collections, and civil codes).  Material fee covers the cost of text book/study guide.      


Schedule : Weekly - Sat 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 8/4/2018, ending 8/4/2018

Tuition: $100.00

Instructor : Michael Williams 

Location : TBA Location : 

Materials Cost: $50.00

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Learn the ins and outs of the current social media landscape and how it can be incorporated into an overall business strategy to maximize results for brands, small businesses, and agencies. Students will learn how to determine what social media platforms are best for their organization as well as what analytics tools to use to measure results and ROI. We will also explore current social media trends and best practices through hands-on learning and activities.  Topics to be covered will include: an overview of social media platforms, current social media trends and their implications, how to tailor social media tools to your existing business strategies and social media tools for monitoring and ROI. Case studies and tactics will be presented throughout the session and participants will gain hands on knowledge through breakout sessions. Takeaways Understand what types of social media platforms are available and how they are used Look at case studies on effective use of social media Learn best practices on how to engage people Look at monitoring, research and engagement tools available to marketers and brands Learn to evaluate social standing of a brand Engage users via social platforms Examine social media engagement strategies Learn tools and techniques to measure effectiveness and ROI Measure effectiveness using free tools Prereqs & Preparation This workshop is for beginners. It is recommended that students bring laptops.


Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; starting 7/28/2018, ending 7/28/2018

Tuition: $145.00

Instructor : Lindsay Mauch 

Location : Chemistry Room 108 Location : 
  Chemistry Room 108.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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