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Veterinary Assistant Certificate

ID: CEANC-508

Become a competent veterinary assistant learning receptionist duties, laboratory procedures, medical terminology, and customer skills. Successful completion of this certificate program will qualify you for an entry-level position as a veterinary assistant. All materials included.

  • Total Hours: 36.00
  • CEUs: 3.60
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Audio Engineering Internship

ID: CEMUS-519

Audio Engineering Certificate Program students must successfully complete all classes in the Midlands Technical College Audio Engineering Certificate Program to enroll in the internship class. Students will arrange an internship with their advisor in the field of studio recording, live sound or music business. Classes meet at Midlands Audio Institute, 207 S. Prospect St., Columbia, SC 29205. 803.782.6910

  • Total Hours: 16.00
  • CEUs: 1.60
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Audio Engineering, Introduction

ID: CEMUS-507

Learn how to use standard types of audio equipment - microphones, mixing consoles, compressors, EQ's reverbs, and power amps will be covered with live demonstration during classes. Classes will also cover maintenance and troubleshooting. Classes meet at Midlands Audio Institute, 207 S. Prospect St., Columbia, SC 29205. 803.782.6910

  • Total Hours: 16.00
  • CEUs: 1.60
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Commercial Music Theory

ID: CEMUS-511

If you are going to be working in the music business, you need to know the difference between off key and on. This course covers the music theory, ear training, and harmony related to commercial/contemporary music, from rock-n-roll to classical music. Classes meet at Midlands Audio Institute, 207 S. Prospect St., Columbia, SC 29205. 803.782.6910

  • Total Hours: 16.00
  • CEUs: 1.60
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Digital Music Production

ID: CEMUS-525

Learn how to record music at home with the latest in digital music production. Upon completion of course, students will be able to mix projects into MP3 or CD format. Topics include MIDI, signal flow, multi tracking, and more. This course includes a two-hour lab. Classes meet at Midlands Audio Institute, 207 S. Prospect St., Columbia, SC 29205. 803.782.6910

  • Total Hours: 18.00
  • CEUs: 1.80
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Live Sound Production

ID: CEMUS-521

Learn the in's and out's of running live sound for production companies, theatres, artists, churches, and more. This class includes a two-hour lab. Textbook included. Classes meet at Midlands Audio Institute, 207 S. Prospect St., Columbia, SC 29205. 803.782.6910

  • Total Hours: 18.00
  • CEUs: 1.80
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Music Business

ID: CEMUS-510

Whether you want to be the manager of a band, make extra income as a booking agent, or do both for yourself as an artist, this course will give you the skills to navigate through the world of the music business. Textbook included. Classes meet at Midlands Audio Institute, 207 S. Prospect St., Columbia, SC 29205. 803.782.6910

  • Total Hours: 16.00
  • CEUs: 1.60
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Studio Recording I

ID: CEMUS-522

Learn the latest techniques in audio recording. From analog to digital, this course will improve your abilities to record music at home or in a studio. Covers Pro Tools and analog outboard equipment. This class includes a two-hour lab. Classes meet at Midlands Audio Institute, 207 S. Prospect St., Columbia, SC 29205. 803.782.6910

  • Total Hours: 18.00
  • CEUs: 1.80
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Studio Recording II

ID: CEMUS-523

Supplement to Studio Recording I. Required for certificate program. One-on-one time featuring eight hours of hands-on use of a Pro Tools system. Student must pass final exam and present a recording demo project for critique to pass the course. Must be completed within two years of beginning the certificate program.

  • Total Hours: 18.00
  • CEUs: 1.80
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Studio Recording III

ID: CEMUS-524

Importing, exporting, file management, advanced mixing, editing, monitoring, and mastering using the Pro Tools platform will be focus of the class. Students will be required to complete recording projects for a final grade. This course includes a two-hour lab. Textbook included. Classes meet at Midlands Audio Institute, 207 S. Prospect St., Columbia, SC 29205. 803.782.6910

  • Total Hours: 18.00
  • CEUs: 1.80
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Cake Decorator Professional Certificate

ID: CEKIT-522

Find out how the experts create beautiful cakes. This 18-hour certificate program prepares you with the basic cake decorating skills needed to start a cake business, obtain a position as an entry level decorator (bakery/grocery store), or for personal pleasure. Learn the perfect techniques in creating beautiful cakes using buttercream icing. You will be introduced to fondant bows. On the first night of class; bring Wilton practice board, piping tips (purchase only the tips listed on the online materials list); disposable piping bags; small pair of scissors; half sheet coated cake board; cake spatula; and a small container of prepared Wilton Decorator's Buttercream. Piping techniques will be covered on the first night of class. View the full list of supply requirements on the online materials list, but wait to purchase all supplies until after the first class.

  • Total Hours: 18.00
  • CEUs: 1.80
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Child Development Show

Blood Borne Pathogens/Health, Safety and Nutrition

ID: CEABC-519

Receive blood borne pathogens and health and safety or nutrition training. Study health and safety or nutrition issues by creating a safe and healthy environment for children. Learn the proper procedures to prevent illness and accidents or provide healthy nutrition in the classroom. See the Materials List on the website for topic and course number.

  • Total Hours: 5.00
  • CEUs: 0.50
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Growth and Development

ID: CEABC-503

This program focuses on physical, emotional, social, cognitive, and language development. See the materials list on the website for topic and course number.

  • Total Hours: 5.00
  • CEUs: 0.50
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Guidance

ID: CEABC-502

Understand how to guide the behavior of young children. See the materials list on the website for topic and course number.

  • Total Hours: 5.00
  • CEUs: 0.50
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Professional Development

ID: CEABC-509

Gain knowledge and acquire skills to enhance your development as a child care professional.

  • Total Hours: 5.00
  • CEUs: 0.50
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Program Administration

ID: CEABC-508

Discover a dozen proven ways for successful parent-involvement. Then examine other issues administrators address daily: sick children, tuition late fees, and policy issues. See the Materials List on the website for topic and course number.

  • Total Hours: 5.00
  • CEUs: 0.50
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Special Needs

ID: CEABC-522

Training that helps teachers identify atypical development in young children. Examples may include how to refer children for further assessment, make classroom adaptations for differing needs, and communicate with and support parents in providing for children's individual needs.

  • Total Hours: 5.00
  • CEUs: 0.50
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Event Planner Show

Meeting and Event Planning Certificate

ID: CEEVT-527

Explore and understand the concepts of event planning and executing a successful event. Whether your interests lie in opening your own event company, planning a wedding, or simply mastering the skills to plan the perfect meeting for work, this program provides you the skill set to understand a variety of aspects planning to include contract negotiations, venue selection, establishing pricing for your servies, marketing, and much more.

  • Total Hours: 36.00
  • CEUs: 3.60
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Floral Design Certificate

ID: CEFLC-501

The fundamentals of floral arranging will give students enough basic skills to seek entry-level positions in the floral business. Introduction to materials and equipment, principles of good design, color, and specialized designs are covered.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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Interior Decorating Certificate

ID: CEDCP-545

Students complete projects applying color and patern relationships, floor-planning skills, window treatments, furniture selection, blueprint reading, cost estimations, accessories, electrical and lighting, and the decorator/client business relationship.

  • Total Hours: 48.00
  • CEUs: 4.80
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Irrigation

ID: CEHOR-507

Examine the use of irrigation in the landscape industry with emphasis on design, equipment suitability, water application procedures, and construction. Design projects and job bidding are also included. Invest in your career and earn your landscape certificate. Classes can also be taken individually. The class meets at W.P. Law, 303 Riverchase Way, Lexington, SC 29072.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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Landscape Design

ID: CEHOR-540

Learn the principles of landscape design including form, function, symmetry vs. asymmetry, balance, texture, light and shadow, composition, and development of your own style. Study hardscapes, lighting plans, designing commercial properties, color theory, spatial arrangements, and water features. Invest in your career and earn your landscape certificate. Classes can also be taken individually.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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Soil Management

ID: CEHOR-520

Learn about soils and plant nutrition. Emphasis will be placed on physical and chemical properties, water, organic matter, and micro-organisms in soils. Materials and methods for supplying nutrients to horticulture plants are also discussed. Invest in your career and earn your landscape certificate. Classes can also be taken individually.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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Turf Management

ID: CEHOR-525

Learn the identification, use, culture, and maintenance of turf grasses. Emphasis is on the installation and management of turf in residential and commercial areas including proper fertilizers and pest control.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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Personal Trainer Certification

ID: CEPYT-600

This nationally accredited program covers both textbook knowledge and hands-on practical training, preparing you to work with clients one-on-one in fitness facilities. Students participate in lectures including biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage, and nutrition. Reading and studying outside of class is imperative for successful class completion and passing the exam. Prior to obtaining the Personal Trainer Certification students must pass the national exam given the last week of class. Students are also required to become Adult CPR/AED certified. The cost of this requirement is not included in course tuition. See the online materials list for important information. Textbook is required and is not included in course tuition. You may purchase book online or order through W.I.T.S. 888.330.9487 or http://www.witseducation.com

  • Total Hours: 36.00
  • CEUs: 3.60
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Photographer - Videographer - Video Editor Show

Intro to Videography

ID: CEPIC-548

Intro to Videography is designed to provide a new videographer with the basic tools to enter the field as an assistant, or to generate some small projects from which an individual can build and grow. The course covers video and audio equipment, lighting, composition and framing, editing, client services and relationships, production planning, reels, and posting online. See the online materials list for equipment requirements.

  • Total Hours: 18.00
  • CEUs: 1.80
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Photography Certificate

ID: CEPIC-542

Learn basic camera functions, exposure, and depth of field. In addition, receive further instruction in composition, how light affects images, filters and flash, wedding, portrait lighting, marketing, and portfolio session. Conclude with lab sessions in digital photo editing using Photoshop Elements at the Northeast Campus. A DSLR camera is required.

  • Total Hours: 54.00
  • CEUs: 5.40
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Photography: Basic

ID: CEPIC-538

First class of the Photography Certificate program. Can take as a stand-alone class or go on for the certificate. Study camera techniques that go beyond the auto setting. Learn basic camera parts and how they affect the look of the final image. Study exposure, depth of field, perspective, composition, and the basics of digital photography to produce beautiful photos. A DLSR camera is required.

  • Total Hours: 21.00
  • CEUs: 2.10
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Video Editing Basic

ID: CEPIC-549

This course is the basic portion of the Video Editing Certificate Program. You can take as a stand-alone class or go on for the certificate program. Study basic editing techniques using Adobe Premier. Learn basic timeline editing, how to add transitions, and how to format video for export. Includes standard definition and high-definition editing. A DSLR camera that captures video, a video camera, or a Smartphone that captures video is also required. A 500 GB Mac and PC compatible external hard drive is required.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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Video Editing Certificate

ID: CEPIC-555

Learn basic and some advanced techniques in video editing using Adobe Premiere Pro CC. Includes how to add transitions, basic effects, syncing sound, basic color correction, and how to format video in standard and high-definition formats for export. In addition, students will learn how to upload video and various media platforms such as You Tube, Vimeo, and Facebook. Concludes with a video production reel that can be utilized to gain employment. A DSLR camera that captures video, a video camera, or a Smartphone that captures video is required. A subscription to Adobe Premiere Pro CC and a 500 GB Mac and PC compatible external hard drive is also required. *Please note that students will be able to subscribe to the Adobe Premiere Pro CC software at the student's rate once enrolled into the class or if already enrolled in any other class at Midland's Technical College.

  • Total Hours: 48.00
  • CEUs: 4.80
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Videography Certificate

ID: CEPIC-554

Expand your knowledge in the areas of video and audio equipment, lighting, composition and framing, editing, client services and relationships, production planning, reels, and posting online. Final class project includes working on a completed production to use as part of your portfolio. (web series, short film, etc). Class is held offsite at Fanatik Productions, 421 Bush River Road, Suite 200

  • Total Hours: 48.00
  • CEUs: 4.80
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Cake Decorator Professional

This 18-hour certificate program prepares you for all aspects of cake decorating--personal pleasure, the workplace or starting your own business.

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