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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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EdVenture offers continuing education, career training and professional development courses in a wide range of topics including Food Innovation, Computers and Technology, Business, Languages, Hawaiian Culture, Art, College for Kids, Agriculture and Energy through the Sustainable Living Institute of Maui. No matter where you are in life, EdVenture is your source for lifelong learning on Maui.

Program Areas

Agriculture and Horticulture

Sustainable Aquaponics Systems

Learn the fundamentals of designing, operating and maintaining backyard and commercial scale aquaponics systems with locally sourced inputs of fish, fish feed and plants using new technologies and growing techniques. Students will have on-demand access to an online course featuring 80 hours of training modules and weekly Zoom sessions with their instructor. FREE course sponsored by USDA AFRI NIFA Workforce grant.

Section - AGR6515-013

Aquaponics

Sustainable Aquaponics Systems

Learn the fundamentals of designing, operating and maintaining backyard and commercial scale aquaponics systems with locally sourced inputs of fish, fish feed and plants using new technologies and growing techniques. Students will have on-demand access to an online course featuring 80 hours of training modules and weekly Zoom sessions with their instructor. FREE course sponsored by USDA AFRI NIFA Workforce grant.

Section - AGR6515-013

Art and Design

The Insider's Guide to the Evolving Music Business

Course Description: ENR6699 The Insider's Guide to the Evolving Music Business

Overview: We will explore the emerging independent artist landscape within the music business. With world-wide digital disruption, new business opportunities in the music business are emerging rapidly. We will focus on: • How Independent Artists gain and retain an international following. • When can digital platforms like TikTok, benefit artists and producers in market strategies. • What are the components of an independent label contract, and how to leverage a “one-off” song release. • Where can a digitally self-contained entrepreneur become effective. • Who: Music Industry Professional guest speakers to be determined.

5 Week Course - 2 Hours once a week.

Section - ENR6699-003

Section - ENR6699-004

Music

The Insider's Guide to the Evolving Music Business

Course Description: ENR6699 The Insider's Guide to the Evolving Music Business

Overview: We will explore the emerging independent artist landscape within the music business. With world-wide digital disruption, new business opportunities in the music business are emerging rapidly. We will focus on: • How Independent Artists gain and retain an international following. • When can digital platforms like TikTok, benefit artists and producers in market strategies. • What are the components of an independent label contract, and how to leverage a “one-off” song release. • Where can a digitally self-contained entrepreneur become effective. • Who: Music Industry Professional guest speakers to be determined.

5 Week Course - 2 Hours once a week.

Section - ENR6699-003

Section - ENR6699-004

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

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 - COM6008-027

Section - COM6008-028

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 - COM6040-028

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 - COM6043-033

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 - COM6038-037

Section - COM6038-038

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 - COM6044-028

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 - COM6001-050

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 - COM6007-022

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 - COM6006-025

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 - COM6017-029

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 - COM6018-025

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 - COM6015-025

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 - COM6005-034

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 - COM6004-035

Computers and Technology

Adobe Photoshop Introduction

Adobe Photoshop is a professional image editing software used to improve, enhance, and modify photographs. Learn the basic features and explore image possibilities with photo repair and color correction tools. Course conducted on Windows platform; however, Mac users are invited because Photoshop works the same in both operating systems.

Section - COM6023-025

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 - COM6001-050

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 - COM6008-027

Section - COM6008-028

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 - COM6007-022

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 - COM6006-025

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 - COM6040-028

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 - COM6043-033

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 - COM6038-037

Section - COM6038-038

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 - COM6017-029

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 - COM6018-025

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 - COM6015-025

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

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 - COM6044-028

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 - COM6005-034

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 - COM6004-035

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 - COM6022-029

General Computing

Adobe Photoshop Introduction

Adobe Photoshop is a professional image editing software used to improve, enhance, and modify photographs. Learn the basic features and explore image possibilities with photo repair and color correction tools. Course conducted on Windows platform; however, Mac users are invited because Photoshop works the same in both operating systems.

Section - COM6023-025

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 - COM6022-029

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 - HLTH6003-026

EKG Tech Certification

By administering EKGs, testing the electrical activity of the heart, you'll be making a life-changing difference, helping people of all ages prevent and treat heart disease. As an EKG tech, you may perform the following tasks: Set up and administer EKGs (electrocardiograms) and stress tests,
prepare patients for Holter or ambulatory monitoring, and transcribe physicians' interpretations.

 

Section - HLTH6005-001

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 - HLTH6700-005

Phlebotomy Technician

This Phlebotomy Technician course is intended for the high-school graduate student with no collegiate or healthcare experience. It is intended to prepare the student to become a healthcare team member in this exciting and fast paced field. Although this course teaches the collection of blood specimens, the course emphasizes knowledge required for all health care professionals to prepare them for a growing future in healthcare.

Phlebotomy Technicians collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom and lab work includes terminology, anatomy and physiology; blood collection procedures; specimen hands-on practice; and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods.

Section - HLTH6002-003

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

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, author Rosa 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

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 - TRAD8302-050

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 - TRAD8910-049

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 - TRAD8940-029

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 - TRAD6100-018

Section - TRAD6100-019

Hazardous Materials Awareness_FEMA

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 - TRAD6001-001

Section - TRAD6001-002

Hospital Emergency Response Training

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. 

Section - TRAD6002-001

Section - TRAD6002-002

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 - TRAD8302-050

Standardized Awareness Training Program, Introduction to Terrorism. A FEMA course

Standardized Awareness Training Program, Introduction to Terrorism. A FEMA Certified Course

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.

Section - TRAD6003-001

Section - TRAD6003-002

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 - LANG6709-010

Personal Enrichment

Cleanse and Rejuvenate with Malik Cotter: 4 weeks that will change your life!

A new course with new information balanced with ancient wisdom. There are many varied methods to achieve detoxification, rejuvenation and balance and that will be our exploration. We will bring a model cleanse and rejuvenation program into class and take it apart to see what makes it work. No two people have the same physical constitution or mental/emotional make-up, and this is why you need to discover what works for you. That’s what this class is about. We’ll dive into the why and how of a cleanse and rejuvenation program, discuss immune system strategies, the 5 elements, the interdependence of the organs, the liver, blood and the pathways of elimination, and better understand the brain, the mind and our spiritual heart. Focus will be on herbs, foods, nutrition, exercise, relaxation, breath and attitude. Come and do a cleanse and rejuvenation program, or just come and gain insight into yourself and life.

Section - ENR6616-003

Section - ENR6616-005

Personal Health and Wellness

Cleanse and Rejuvenate with Malik Cotter: 4 weeks that will change your life!

A new course with new information balanced with ancient wisdom. There are many varied methods to achieve detoxification, rejuvenation and balance and that will be our exploration. We will bring a model cleanse and rejuvenation program into class and take it apart to see what makes it work. No two people have the same physical constitution or mental/emotional make-up, and this is why you need to discover what works for you. That’s what this class is about. We’ll dive into the why and how of a cleanse and rejuvenation program, discuss immune system strategies, the 5 elements, the interdependence of the organs, the liver, blood and the pathways of elimination, and better understand the brain, the mind and our spiritual heart. Focus will be on herbs, foods, nutrition, exercise, relaxation, breath and attitude. Come and do a cleanse and rejuvenation program, or just come and gain insight into yourself and life.

Section - ENR6616-003

Section - ENR6616-005

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 - CULN6100-034

Section - CULN6100-035

Section - CULN6100-036

Section - CULN6100-037

Section - CULN6100-038

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