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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY --
Adult Education is offering an Introductory Welding course. This course will be 250 hours and students will learn basic shop skills, basic oxyfuel gas principles and practices, and basic shielded metal arc welding skills. The class will run from Sept. 3 through May 6. Class will be held Tuesday and Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Sebastian River High School. Cost is $968 for a Florida resident.
The next Medical Coder/Biller class will be offered in August. Class will be held Monday and Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and every other Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The class will begin Aug. 26 and will run through June 7. This course teaches students how to determine accurate codes for diagnoses, procedures, and services performed by physicians and providers. This is a fast paced class that will require much time and commitment. Cost is $1,638. All students who successfully pass the course and have a high school diploma are eligible to sit for AAPC's national coding exam and billing exam; the exams are not included in the cost of the course.
The Culinary Arts Program is hands on program that teaches students basic cooking, knife skills, safety, sanitation and nutritional facts. Students who successfully complete the program will have a Florida Food Handler and a State of Florida Food Manager certification. The course will begin on Aug. 27 and complete on Dec. 21. The class meets Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5 - 9:30 p.m. and every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $1,264 and includes textbooks.
Adult Education will have an Unarmed Security Officer D class that will run Sept. 16- 27. Students will attend class 6 to 10 p.m., Monday through Friday for two weeks. Upon successful completion students will be able to apply for a State of Florida Unarmed "D" Security license. Interested persons may register now at the Adult School office; cost is $154. Following the unarmed security class Adult Education will offer an armed security guard class in October. This class will be held Oct.21 - 28, from 6 to 10 p.m. Cost is $141. Upon successful completion students will be able to apply for State of Florida Armed "G" Security license.
For those interested in learning Windows 7, Adult Education has the training for you. A 16-hour class will run from Aug. 27 - Sept. 19. Students will attend class on Tuesdays and Thursday from 6 - 8 p.m. Cost is $68.
Adult Education will offer an Excel class on Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 9 through Oct. 2. Students will attend class from 6 - 8 p.m. Cost is $68.
Students in the Floral Design class students will work with both silk and fresh flowers. Students will attend class 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, running Sept. 11 - Oct. 23. Cost is $73 and students are responsible for purchasing their floral materials.
Adult Education will be conducting a one day Web Page Design class. The class will be held from 9 a.m. to 4p.m. on Sept. 7. Cost is $33.
Adult Education will offer a Sign Language class on Saturdays. Students will attend class 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Sept. 7, 14 and 21. Cost is $61.
Consult a full course schedule for times, dates, and course fees. The course schedule is available at the office, at area libraries, and on the web at indianriverschools.org. Gift certificates are available. Adult Education, a division of the Indian River County School District, is located at 1426 19th St., downtown Vero Beach. For more information, call (772) 564-4970.