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Business Technology

Course content includes -
Vendors: entering bills, paying bills, and check writing; Customers: creating invoices, receiving payments, entering cash sales, making deposits;
Inventory: receive items, sales, discounts, adjusting quantity/value on hand and pay taxes;
Company Set-up: new company set-up; payroll set-up and processing, pay employee, payroll; liabilities and process payroll forms; Banking: transfer funds, reconcile accounts, and enter credit card charges.

This course will also include jobs and time tracking – record job income, record job payroll expenses and track time for employees and jobs; customize your company files – reports, graphs, subaccounts, invoices, letters and memorized transactions. Starts August 19 and ends November 25, 2014.

Early Childhood Education

This course is intended to meet the educational requirement for the Foundational Level 1 Florida Director Credential, and is designed to enable students to gain skills and knowledge necessary to design and maintain a successful child care and education program. It is recommended that students already have the DCF Staff Credential. Books may be purchased through Fort Myers Tech's online bookstore: - OR books may be provided on a "loan" basis and returned at the end of the course. Class starts Tuesday, 9/16/14 and ends 12/08/14. First class will be held on the Fort Myers Tech campus - attendance in first class is mandatory. Most other classes will be held at Brown Academy, 12211 Towne Lake Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33913 (in Gateway). Please contact for class schedule and more information.

Human Services

The intended objective of the 24 hour hair braiding class is to provide the students with hair braiding requirements and also the Florida Statues- Chapter 477.0132 requirements for cosmetologists.

There is no examination required for licensure. The license is issued upon completion of class and submission of $30.00 application fee payable to the Department of Business and Professional Regulations.

Florida Statues Requirements:
5 hours of HIV/AIDS; 5 hours of sanitation and sterilization; 4 hours of disorders and diseases of the scalp; 2 hours of studies regarding laws affecting hair braiding; 8 hours of hands-on hair braiding practice. August 19 - September 11, 2014.

Trades Related

This review class for the North American Technician Excellence (NATE) HVACR certification exam will include Overall Core Review and Air Conditioning Service. Topics include: Heat-Matter, Electric Fundamentals, Transformers and Motors, Safety Formulas, Capacitors, and Controls. Students will have the opportunity to take practice exams.
The outline of this course is designed to enable the student to be knowledgeable in all basic areas required to properly diagnose, repair, and document services performed on household major appliances. This includes basic electricity circuitry and wiring diagrams, plus laundry, cooking, dishwasher, compactor, and refrigerator principles. Upon completion of this course, the student will be a very strong candidate to any appliance repair company.
The intended objective of this course is to provide you with a solid background of electrical principles and practices, as well as a thorough understanding of the National Electrical Code requirements. Once having mastered that information, you will be equipped to design and install wiring systems that are efficient and safe. The course will be divided into four sections:
Fundamentals: This section will cover safety, electrical theory, and tools of the trade; Installation: In this section you will compare the different types of wiring systems and the materials that make them unique. Lab exercises will include building an electrical service, providing overcurrent protection, and installing a grounding electrode system; Planning: This section will explore blueprint reading; branch circuit and feeder design; and wiring appliance, special duty outlets;
Specialized Installation: This section will provide training in swimming pool/spa and fountains; telephone, TV, and computer networks; motor and controls; emergency and standby systems.


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