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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 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.

Electrician

Electrical Technology Program - Journey Worker Electrician (EJ)

Complete the academic coursework required by Hawaii Revised Statute HRS 448E for journey worker electrical apprentices. Participants gain foundational skills in electrical safety, as well as applied math, AC/DC theory, motors and motor control, NEC, and transformers.

Section - TRAD8910-044

Electrical Technology Program - Maintenance Electrician (EM)

The Electrical Technology Program – Maintenance Electrician provides participants with the academic coursework required by Hawaii Revised Statute HRS 448E for maintenance journey worker electrical apprentices.  Participants gain foundational skills in applied math and electrical safety as well as the required subjects in AC/DC theory, motors and motor control maintenance, NEC, and transformers. This program fulfills Requirements of HRS 448E, 80 hour electrical academic coursework.

Participants gain foundational skills in applied math and electrical safety as well as the required subjects in AC/DC theory, motors and motor control maintenance, NEC, and transformers. This program fulfills Requirements of HRS 448E, 80 hour electrical academic coursework. Participants are required to attend at least 75% of each module, and satisfactorily pass all exams to successfully complete the program.

Section - TRAD8940-025

Healthcare And Caregiver Services

Certified Nurse Aide

Learn the fundamentals of health care giving techniques. Students gain knowledge and skills through both theory and practice in the classroom, nursing lab settings and actual clinical experiences at designated medical facilities. Upon successfully completing this course, students who meet eligibility requirements are prepared for the state Certified Nurse Aide examination. Participants also earn a First Aid/CPR certification.

Section - HLTH6003-021

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 - HLTH6700-002

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 - HOSP6220-002

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 - HOSP6310-025

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 - HOSP8110-065

Industry and Trades

Electrical Technology Program - Journey Worker Electrician (EJ)

Complete the academic coursework required by Hawaii Revised Statute HRS 448E for journey worker electrical apprentices. Participants gain foundational skills in electrical safety, as well as applied math, AC/DC theory, motors and motor control, NEC, and transformers.

Section - TRAD8910-044

Electrical Technology Program - Maintenance Electrician (EM)

The Electrical Technology Program – Maintenance Electrician provides participants with the academic coursework required by Hawaii Revised Statute HRS 448E for maintenance journey worker electrical apprentices.  Participants gain foundational skills in applied math and electrical safety as well as the required subjects in AC/DC theory, motors and motor control maintenance, NEC, and transformers. This program fulfills Requirements of HRS 448E, 80 hour electrical academic coursework.

Participants gain foundational skills in applied math and electrical safety as well as the required subjects in AC/DC theory, motors and motor control maintenance, NEC, and transformers. This program fulfills Requirements of HRS 448E, 80 hour electrical academic coursework. Participants are required to attend at least 75% of each module, and satisfactorily pass all exams to successfully complete the program.

Section - TRAD8940-025

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 - TRAD6100-015

Language and Communication

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 - LANG6709-007

Section - LANG6709-008

Nursing

Certified Nurse Aide

Learn the fundamentals of health care giving techniques. Students gain knowledge and skills through both theory and practice in the classroom, nursing lab settings and actual clinical experiences at designated medical facilities. Upon successfully completing this course, students who meet eligibility requirements are prepared for the state Certified Nurse Aide examination. Participants also earn a First Aid/CPR certification.

Section - HLTH6003-021

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 - HLTH6700-002

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 - TRAD6100-015

Sign Language

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 - LANG6709-007

Section - LANG6709-008

Apple Technologies

Exploring macOS

A hands-on course covering the latest OS X operating system on your Mac computer. Review the user interface, menu items, basic utilities and a brief review of the Apple iApplications.

Section - COM6008-026

Introduction to iPad

Welcome to a NEW way of computing! This hands-on course shows you how to use the Apple iPad. The course covers all the functions of using a multi-touch screen. Also discover possible add-on accessories that can enhance the use of your iPad.

Section - COM6040-027

Introduction to iPhone

iOS is the operating system built around the iPhone and iPad. In this class we will take a look at both devices, from setup, settings and basic use of the device. We will cover apps, internet and email setup, as well as other daily use of your smart device.

Section - COM6043-032

Introduction to macOS

This is an ideal course for those with basic computer skills who are new to the Mac and want to begin understanding the ins and outs of their Mac. You will also be introduced to the basics of the macOS operating system.

Section - COM6038-036

Photos: Mac and iOS

Apple newest App helps manage all your digital photos from iOS devices or a digital camera. Learn to import, edit, adjust, create and share pictures then organize all in one place.

Section - COM6044-027

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 - COM6001-048

Intermediate Windows 10

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 - COM6007-020

Introduction to Windows 10

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 - COM6006-023

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 - COM6017-027

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

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 - COM6015-023

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 - COM6005-032

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 - COM6004-033

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 - HOSP6310-025

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 - COM6001-048

Exploring macOS

A hands-on course covering the latest OS X operating system on your Mac computer. Review the user interface, menu items, basic utilities and a brief review of the Apple iApplications.

Section - COM6008-026

Intermediate Windows 10

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 - COM6007-020

Introduction to Windows 10

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 - COM6006-023

Introduction to iPad

Welcome to a NEW way of computing! This hands-on course shows you how to use the Apple iPad. The course covers all the functions of using a multi-touch screen. Also discover possible add-on accessories that can enhance the use of your iPad.

Section - COM6040-027

Introduction to iPhone

iOS is the operating system built around the iPhone and iPad. In this class we will take a look at both devices, from setup, settings and basic use of the device. We will cover apps, internet and email setup, as well as other daily use of your smart device.

Section - COM6043-032

Introduction to macOS

This is an ideal course for those with basic computer skills who are new to the Mac and want to begin understanding the ins and outs of their Mac. You will also be introduced to the basics of the macOS operating system.

Section - COM6038-036

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 - COM6017-027

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

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 - COM6015-023

Photos: Mac and iOS

Apple newest App helps manage all your digital photos from iOS devices or a digital camera. Learn to import, edit, adjust, create and share pictures then organize all in one place.

Section - COM6044-027

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 - COM6005-032

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 - COM6004-033

WordPress Advanced

Control your own website! Start customizing and gain plug-in control. This class looks at custom Child Themes, and standard plug-ins for search engines, shopping and security. Also includes a very basic introduction about how CSS stylesheets work for customization purposes. Prerequisite: Have your own WordPress website up & running.

Section - COM6101-017

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 - COM6022-027

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 - HOSP6310-025

Web Development

WordPress Advanced

Control your own website! Start customizing and gain plug-in control. This class looks at custom Child Themes, and standard plug-ins for search engines, shopping and security. Also includes a very basic introduction about how CSS stylesheets work for customization purposes. Prerequisite: Have your own WordPress website up & running.

Section - COM6101-017

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 - COM6022-027

Online Training

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