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Situated on one of the most beautiful islands in the world, the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College is an accredited college that offers three bachelor of applied science degrees, a wide variety of associate degrees and certificates, as well as distance learning degrees through its UH Center on campus. UHMC is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools & College.

With small class sizes, a low student to faculty ratio, math labs and career counseling, UHMC students enjoy personalized, individual attention and the support they need to be successful in school and their future careers.

University of Hawaiʻi Maui College's Extended Learning  & Workforce Development Office (ELWD) is located in the Laulima building on the Kahului campus, with ample free parking.

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Welcome to UHMC Continuing Education

UHMC continuing education offers career training and professional development courses in a wide range of topics including The Arts, Apprenticeship, Business, Computer Technology, Farming, Fitness, Food innovation, Hawaiian Culture, Languages, Youth Programs, Sustainability and Customized Training. No matter where you are in life, UHMC continuing education is your source for lifelong learning on Maui.

To explore our available courses select the Training Programs menu to browse program areas and see what course are available. To enroll in a course select the course title to expand the course details and select Add to Cart to register.

Culinary Arts

ServSafe Food Handler Basic Certification

Earn the ServSafe Food Handler certification the industry standard certification in food safety. The training covers topics including Basic Food Safety, Personal Hygiene, Cross-contamination and Allergens, Time and Temperature, Cleaning and Sanitation. Complete an in-class assessment exam to successfully earn the certification. ServSafe Food Handler training is basic sanitation certification for managers and staff working in certified kitchens. Textbook and exams are included. Those who pass the exam with scores 75% or better, receive a Food Handler Certificate valid for three years. This class has limited to face to face seating if offered on campus. The class may be offered online through ZOOM media. Students will need a reliable internet connection as well as a computer for access.

Section - CULN6100-033

Section - CULN6100-034

Section - CULN6100-035

Section - CULN6100-036

Section - CULN6100-037

Electrician

ONLINE: Electrician Continued Competency

This course covers the changes in the National Electrical Code (NEC) and meets the continued competency requirement for licensed electricians to renew their licenses in the State of Hawaii.

Section - TRAD8302-048

Healthcare Administration

Dental Assisting

This course provides introductory skills for entry level Dental Assistant positions. The course utilizes lecture, labs, exams and clinical rotation experiences to teach, assess, and evaluate learning in preparation for the Registered Dental Assistant Certification.

Section - HLTH6505-009

Healthcare And Caregiver Services

Dental Assisting

This course provides introductory skills for entry level Dental Assistant positions. The course utilizes lecture, labs, exams and clinical rotation experiences to teach, assess, and evaluate learning in preparation for the Registered Dental Assistant Certification.

Section - HLTH6505-009

Pharmacy Technician Immersion

Learn the fundamentals of pharmacy technician skills to assist pharmacists in serving patients. Competencies include receiving, processing, and filling prescriptions and medication orders; determining charges and obtaining reimbursements (including insurance and Medicare payments), maintaining medication and inventory control systems, and participating in the administration and management of the pharmacy practice.

Section - HLTH6700-003

Hospitality

Creative Event Planning & Management

The importance of masterful organization, customer service, budgeting and designing memorable events for your client’s needs will separate you, your company and your colleagues from the rest. This course is designed for professionals in the hotel hospitality, food and beverage, catering management and event coordinators in corporate hotels, independent hotels, private establishments, independent event coordinators and corporate event planners.

Section - HOSP6220-005

Section - HOSP6220-006

Customer Service Training

Did you know that 75% of all people making decisions are based on the first 2 minutes of an interaction? Positive human communication is crucial in representing and branding your business. Knowledge and experience in customer service can make the difference between growing or diminishing your business. This class will benefit front line staff, and representatives.

Section - HOSP6310-026

Section - HOSP6310-027

Section - HOSP6310-028

Section - HOSP6310-029

Managing with Aloha_CPD


Managing with Aloha explores nineteen different Hawaiian values, and demonstrates how managers can bring these universal values into every kind of business practice today. With many examples drawn from her own successful career as a manager, Say eloquently shares her tested common-sense approaches to blending social and economic goals of business enterprise in ways that define a healthy sensibility for working and living Every day, somewhere in the world, Aloha comes to life. As we live and breathe, our Aloha Spirit can define the epitome of sincere, gracious, and intuitively perfect customer service given from one person to another. If they are to prosper with honor and integrity, managers everywhere must proactively perpetuate this culture as a way of business life, and Managing with Aloha shows us how.

Section - HOSP3108-005

ServSafe Food Manager Certification & Exam

This professional certification provides required training to employees in areas of sanitation safety, personal hygiene and temperature controls in the hospitality, wholesale and retail food industries. With successful passing of the examination, participants will receive a ServSafe Food Manager certificate. Participants purchase all materials a minimum of seven days prior to the class. Earn the ServSafe certification the industry standard certification in food safety. The training covers topics including Basic Food Safety, Personal Hygiene, Cross-contamination and Allergens, Time and Temperature, Cleaning and Sanitation. Those who pass the exam with scores 75% or better, receive a Certificate valid for five years. This class has limited to face to face seating if offered on campus. The class may be offered online through ZOOM media. Students will need a reliable internet connection as well as a computer for access.

Section - HOSP8110-066

Section - HOSP8110-067

Industry and Trades

HVAC, Refrigerants and Basic Controls: EPA Exam Prep

This 6-week course introduces the fundamentals of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), necessary math skills, and environmentally safe refrigerant service. The online, on-demand course prepares participants for the EPA Section 608 Universal Certification Exam offered upon successful completion of the course (exam fee and online exam proctoring included).

Section - TRAD6100-017

Hazardous Materials Awareness – A FEMA Certified Course

Hazardous Materials Awareness – A FEMA Certified Course

The Hazardous Materials Awareness course provides attendees from all backgrounds with knowledge and practical experience in essential, awareness-level hazardous materials competencies as defined by NFPA 1072: Standard for Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications and NFPA® 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents. The Hazardous Materials Awareness course provides students with training to proficiency in identifying hazardous materials; utilizing the U.S. Department of Transportation’s 2020 Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) to identify hazardous materials risks and protective actions, utilizing hazard communication documents to identify hazardous materials risks and protective actions, and determining awareness-level personnel and public protective actions.

Section - PS6001-001

Section - PS6001-002

Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty Incidents

Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty Incidents – A FEMA Certified Course

Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty Incidents (HERT) is one-day course designed to provide medical operation guidance to hospitals, emergency medical services (EMS), healthcare facility personnel, assisted living, hospice  and others who may become involved in a mass casualty incident (MCI). The course provides the healthcare emergency receiver with an understanding of the relationship between a Hospital Incident Command System (HICS), a scene Incident Command System (ICS), and other incident management systems used by municipal Emergency Operations Centers (EOC). The course also provides guidance for Hospital Emergency Response Team design, development, and training. 

Below are some, but not all, of the critical skill sets learned during this training program:

Understand the OSHA training requirements for HERT teams.
  • Analyze the need for, composition of, and use of a Hospital Emergency Response Team during an emergency, MCI, or disaster situation.

  • Understand the hazards associated with  Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) materials.

  • Identify the criteria used for assessing patient medical attention priority using triage systems.

  • Recognize the step-by-step procedures for ambulatory and no ambulatory decontamination performed in response to an MCI.

  • Select and use the appropriate level of PPE as hospital first receivers in response to a disaster involving patient contamination.

  • Understand and apply terms as Source Capture, Source Control, Barrier Face Coverings and Respiratory protection. 

  • Apply the proper techniques for monitoring or surveying patients for chemical, biological, or radiological contamination.

  • Conduct appropriate cut-out and decontamination operations for victims and staff during response to an MCI involving contamination.

Section - PS6002-001

Section - PS6002-002

ONLINE: Electrician Continued Competency

This course covers the changes in the National Electrical Code (NEC) and meets the continued competency requirement for licensed electricians to renew their licenses in the State of Hawaii.

Section - TRAD8302-048

Standardized Awareness Training Program, Introduction to Terrorism. FEMA

Standardized Awareness Training Program, Introduction to Terrorism. A FEMA Certified Course CEU’s including Nursing The Standardized Awareness Training Program (SAT) is a one-day course that. The course covers the knowledge of essential course material on chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive (CBRNE) hazards and materials, prevention and deterrence methods, and the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) to make decisions at the awareness level. Below are some, but not all, of the critical skill sets learned during this training program: Identify terms and concepts that are applicable to the prevention and deterrence of terrorist and CBRNE incidents. Identify hazardous materials, hazard classes, and response information using the Emergency Response Guidebook, NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical to Hazards and Safety Date Sheets. Discuss selected chemical and biological agents, including the physiological signs and symptoms of exposure, potential sources, indicators of an attack, and physical characteristics. Understand the concepts that are necessary to respond to Emerging Infectious Diseases. Discuss radiation and radiological materials. Discuss explosives, including the characteristics and the effects of a detonated explosive device. Target Audience Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Service, Governmental Administrative, Hazardous Materials, Healthcare, Law Enforcement, Safety Professionals, Public Health, Public Safety Communications, Public Health, and Federal, State, Local and Tribal agencies.

Section - PS6003-001

Section - PS6003-002

Language and Communication

Intermediate American Sign Language

In this intermediate course, students will learn to apply communication skills in American Sign Language (ASL) based on previous training. The course will focus on observing expressive and receptive skills through the use of hand signage. Students will be introduced to members of the deaf and hard of hearing community to practice acquired language skills in social settings. All students are welcome but, the instructor is strongly suggests taking LANG6709 Introduction to ASL prior to this intermediate class.

Section - LANG6707-003

Introduction to American Sign Language

American Sign Language is for those who are interested in support of the hard of hearing, and deaf communities. These skills can be applied to professional interpreting, education, tourism & hospitality, trades, retail sales, law enforcement and emergency services, Healthcare, judicial system, public parks and recreation, visual arts, entertainment, athletic, and transportation industries. This interactive course will offer students etiquette, best practices, social norms and communication skills in American Sign Language (ASL). We will focus on observing expressive and receptive skills through the use of hand signage. Students will be introduced to members of the deaf and hard of hearing community to practice acquired language skills in social settings.

Section - LANG6709-009

Section - LANG6709-010

Personal Enrichment

Cleanse and Rejuvenate with Malik Cotter: Phase Two

Rewinding the Bio-clock: the How and What we can do about it. Energy and health are up to us. What prevents the rejuvenating process is lifestyle, belief, and environmental factors. When we remove the sources that prevent health and vitality, the body and mind’s innate intelligence self-regulates and regenerates. In this course, you will learn how herbs and foods, breath and movement, updated traditional health practices, new science, and bio-hacks can regenerate the body, mind, and spirit. We’ll explore the human energy system, the immune system, our vital organs, and a healthy brain. We’ll look into the signs of aging and hormonal decline, as well as longevity and health strategies.

Whether you wish to heal chronic illness, improve your quality of life, or simply enhance your sense of aliveness, this course is for you. There will be a Rejuvenation program given. *(Due to COVID-19 CDC guidelines, this class will have limited in-person seating. Those that wish may take this class through ZOOM media platform from the convenience of their home. TBD)

Section - ENR6616-003

Section - ENR6616-005

Pharmacy

Pharmacy Technician Immersion

Learn the fundamentals of pharmacy technician skills to assist pharmacists in serving patients. Competencies include receiving, processing, and filling prescriptions and medication orders; determining charges and obtaining reimbursements (including insurance and Medicare payments), maintaining medication and inventory control systems, and participating in the administration and management of the pharmacy practice.

Section - HLTH6700-003

Refrigeration and A/C

HVAC, Refrigerants and Basic Controls: EPA Exam Prep

This 6-week course introduces the fundamentals of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), necessary math skills, and environmentally safe refrigerant service. The online, on-demand course prepares participants for the EPA Section 608 Universal Certification Exam offered upon successful completion of the course (exam fee and online exam proctoring included).

Section - TRAD6100-017

Safety and Compliance

Hazardous Materials Awareness – A FEMA Certified Course

Hazardous Materials Awareness – A FEMA Certified Course

The Hazardous Materials Awareness course provides attendees from all backgrounds with knowledge and practical experience in essential, awareness-level hazardous materials competencies as defined by NFPA 1072: Standard for Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications and NFPA® 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents. The Hazardous Materials Awareness course provides students with training to proficiency in identifying hazardous materials; utilizing the U.S. Department of Transportation’s 2020 Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) to identify hazardous materials risks and protective actions, utilizing hazard communication documents to identify hazardous materials risks and protective actions, and determining awareness-level personnel and public protective actions.

Section - PS6001-001

Section - PS6001-002

Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty Incidents

Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty Incidents – A FEMA Certified Course

Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty Incidents (HERT) is one-day course designed to provide medical operation guidance to hospitals, emergency medical services (EMS), healthcare facility personnel, assisted living, hospice  and others who may become involved in a mass casualty incident (MCI). The course provides the healthcare emergency receiver with an understanding of the relationship between a Hospital Incident Command System (HICS), a scene Incident Command System (ICS), and other incident management systems used by municipal Emergency Operations Centers (EOC). The course also provides guidance for Hospital Emergency Response Team design, development, and training. 

Below are some, but not all, of the critical skill sets learned during this training program:

Understand the OSHA training requirements for HERT teams.
  • Analyze the need for, composition of, and use of a Hospital Emergency Response Team during an emergency, MCI, or disaster situation.

  • Understand the hazards associated with  Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) materials.

  • Identify the criteria used for assessing patient medical attention priority using triage systems.

  • Recognize the step-by-step procedures for ambulatory and no ambulatory decontamination performed in response to an MCI.

  • Select and use the appropriate level of PPE as hospital first receivers in response to a disaster involving patient contamination.

  • Understand and apply terms as Source Capture, Source Control, Barrier Face Coverings and Respiratory protection. 

  • Apply the proper techniques for monitoring or surveying patients for chemical, biological, or radiological contamination.

  • Conduct appropriate cut-out and decontamination operations for victims and staff during response to an MCI involving contamination.

Section - PS6002-001

Section - PS6002-002

Standardized Awareness Training Program, Introduction to Terrorism. FEMA

Standardized Awareness Training Program, Introduction to Terrorism. A FEMA Certified Course CEU’s including Nursing The Standardized Awareness Training Program (SAT) is a one-day course that. The course covers the knowledge of essential course material on chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive (CBRNE) hazards and materials, prevention and deterrence methods, and the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) to make decisions at the awareness level. Below are some, but not all, of the critical skill sets learned during this training program: Identify terms and concepts that are applicable to the prevention and deterrence of terrorist and CBRNE incidents. Identify hazardous materials, hazard classes, and response information using the Emergency Response Guidebook, NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical to Hazards and Safety Date Sheets. Discuss selected chemical and biological agents, including the physiological signs and symptoms of exposure, potential sources, indicators of an attack, and physical characteristics. Understand the concepts that are necessary to respond to Emerging Infectious Diseases. Discuss radiation and radiological materials. Discuss explosives, including the characteristics and the effects of a detonated explosive device. Target Audience Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Service, Governmental Administrative, Hazardous Materials, Healthcare, Law Enforcement, Safety Professionals, Public Health, Public Safety Communications, Public Health, and Federal, State, Local and Tribal agencies.

Section - PS6003-001

Section - PS6003-002

Sign Language

Intermediate American Sign Language

In this intermediate course, students will learn to apply communication skills in American Sign Language (ASL) based on previous training. The course will focus on observing expressive and receptive skills through the use of hand signage. Students will be introduced to members of the deaf and hard of hearing community to practice acquired language skills in social settings. All students are welcome but, the instructor is strongly suggests taking LANG6709 Introduction to ASL prior to this intermediate class.

Section - LANG6707-003

Introduction to American Sign Language

American Sign Language is for those who are interested in support of the hard of hearing, and deaf communities. These skills can be applied to professional interpreting, education, tourism & hospitality, trades, retail sales, law enforcement and emergency services, Healthcare, judicial system, public parks and recreation, visual arts, entertainment, athletic, and transportation industries. This interactive course will offer students etiquette, best practices, social norms and communication skills in American Sign Language (ASL). We will focus on observing expressive and receptive skills through the use of hand signage. Students will be introduced to members of the deaf and hard of hearing community to practice acquired language skills in social settings.

Section - LANG6709-009

Section - LANG6709-010

Business Computing

Computers for Beginners

Never used a computer before? Feel like computer terms are written in a foreign language? This course is for you. Become fluent in basic computer-speak, demystifying the jargon, and learning computing terms.

Section - COM6001-049

Section - COM6001-050

Intermediate Windows

A must for all computer owners! Customized to your personal style; learn how to manage files and folders, keeping your system updated and safe, and the proper steps of software installation.

Section - COM6007-021

Section - COM6007-022

Introduction to Windows

Learn how to comfortably move around in Windows and become familiar with Windows terminology. Learn to use the task bar, create shortcuts, manage the desktop, work with multiple windows and more. Learn how to find and manage documents, use online help, and clean house with the recycle bin.

Section - COM6006-024

Microsoft Excel Essentials

Go beyond the basics and learn how to write a formula, work with a built-in function, create a chart and organize data in a list.

Section - COM6017-028

Section - COM6017-029

Microsoft Excel Intermediate

Tap into the power of Excel by using more functions that are built-in and explore the needed techniques to build multiple sheet workbooks and to link and consolidate data among them.

Section - COM6018-024

Section - COM6018-025

Section - COM6018-026

Microsoft Word Essentials

Turn MS Word into your most powerful productivity ally! If you are new to Word, or if you get frustrated using Word, this is the course you need to easily become truly skilled with this software.

Section - COM6015-024

Section - COM6015-025

Microsoft Word Intermediate

Think you know all the tricks in MS Word? Think again. This course will advance even the most knowledgeable participant in MS Word.

Section - COM6016-022

Spreadsheets for Beginners

How can a spreadsheet help me? What sets a spreadsheet apart from a word processing or database management program? You will learn the answers to these questions while mastering the basic functions and applications of spreadsheet programs.

Section - COM6005-033

Section - COM6005-034

Word Processing for Beginners

Word Processing Fundamentals learn your way around a keyboard as you execute basic operations: creating, editing, formatting, saving, retrieving and printing!

Section - COM6004-034

Section - COM6004-035

Business and Professional Studies

Customer Service Training

Did you know that 75% of all people making decisions are based on the first 2 minutes of an interaction? Positive human communication is crucial in representing and branding your business. Knowledge and experience in customer service can make the difference between growing or diminishing your business. This class will benefit front line staff, and representatives.

Section - HOSP6310-026

Section - HOSP6310-027

Section - HOSP6310-028

Section - HOSP6310-029

Computers and Technology

Computers for Beginners

Never used a computer before? Feel like computer terms are written in a foreign language? This course is for you. Become fluent in basic computer-speak, demystifying the jargon, and learning computing terms.

Section - COM6001-049

Section - COM6001-050

Intermediate Windows

A must for all computer owners! Customized to your personal style; learn how to manage files and folders, keeping your system updated and safe, and the proper steps of software installation.

Section - COM6007-021

Section - COM6007-022

Introduction to Windows

Learn how to comfortably move around in Windows and become familiar with Windows terminology. Learn to use the task bar, create shortcuts, manage the desktop, work with multiple windows and more. Learn how to find and manage documents, use online help, and clean house with the recycle bin.

Section - COM6006-024

Microsoft Excel Essentials

Go beyond the basics and learn how to write a formula, work with a built-in function, create a chart and organize data in a list.

Section - COM6017-028

Section - COM6017-029

Microsoft Excel Intermediate

Tap into the power of Excel by using more functions that are built-in and explore the needed techniques to build multiple sheet workbooks and to link and consolidate data among them.

Section - COM6018-024

Section - COM6018-025

Section - COM6018-026

Microsoft Word Essentials

Turn MS Word into your most powerful productivity ally! If you are new to Word, or if you get frustrated using Word, this is the course you need to easily become truly skilled with this software.

Section - COM6015-024

Section - COM6015-025

Microsoft Word Intermediate

Think you know all the tricks in MS Word? Think again. This course will advance even the most knowledgeable participant in MS Word.

Section - COM6016-022

Spreadsheets for Beginners

How can a spreadsheet help me? What sets a spreadsheet apart from a word processing or database management program? You will learn the answers to these questions while mastering the basic functions and applications of spreadsheet programs.

Section - COM6005-033

Section - COM6005-034

Word Processing for Beginners

Word Processing Fundamentals learn your way around a keyboard as you execute basic operations: creating, editing, formatting, saving, retrieving and printing!

Section - COM6004-034

Section - COM6004-035

WordPress: Blogging Basics

Many Internet users and webmasters are using blogs like WordPress and BlogSpot to get the word out. This course goes over the basics of setting up a blog, as well as its general uses and functions. It covers themes, updates and adding pages and widgets to the navigation.

Section - COM6022-028

Section - COM6022-029

Customer Service

Customer Service Training

Did you know that 75% of all people making decisions are based on the first 2 minutes of an interaction? Positive human communication is crucial in representing and branding your business. Knowledge and experience in customer service can make the difference between growing or diminishing your business. This class will benefit front line staff, and representatives.

Section - HOSP6310-026

Section - HOSP6310-027

Section - HOSP6310-028

Section - HOSP6310-029

Web Development

WordPress: Blogging Basics

Many Internet users and webmasters are using blogs like WordPress and BlogSpot to get the word out. This course goes over the basics of setting up a blog, as well as its general uses and functions. It covers themes, updates and adding pages and widgets to the navigation.

Section - COM6022-028

Section - COM6022-029

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