Baker College of Owosso has been awarded funding that can provide a unique opportunity for people who are 19 to 24 years old and not currently enrolled in school. If eligible for this opportunity, the training is available at no cost. Young adults who are 19 to 24 years old and interested in pursuing a career as a Certified Nurse Aide or a Certified Welder, should call Heather at (989) 729-3612 for more information.
Hands-on welding classes are available starting in October at the Center for Technical Studies for 80-hour MIG Welding. This course is designed to enhance knowledge of welding technique and prepare participants for entry level welding positions. Participants will learn the proper use of oxygen/acetylene cutting torch operation as well as plasma cutting. Seats are limited for an optimal learning experience.
Baker College of Owosso is also offering a Certified Nurse Aide Program. This program prepares participants for the Michigan Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation and gives them the skills required to perform the duties of a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA). This program follows the requirements of the State of Michigan Curriculum Model for Nurse Aide Training providing the knowledge and theory required for proficiency within the nurse aide scope of practice, including Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support and First Aid.
The 10 week intensive program provides a total of 58 hours of lecture, 40 hours of lab and 30 hours of clinical. Classes are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday beginning Oct. 1 and ending Dec. 11. To register for classes or for more information, persons may contact Megan Garvin at Business and Corporate Services, (989) 729-3615, or check on the web at bcs.baker.edu. Minimum class size required for all sessions.