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  Flagger Training and Traffic Control

Flagger Training
Looking for work? Earn your Washington State Traffic Control Card in just one day! Students who successfully complete this class will receive a photo identification card with certification valid for 3 years. Text and course materials provided- bring a #2 pencil. Must be 18 years of age. Note: there is no job placement service with this class. Funding Available- Please contact Highlines Womans Program/WorkFirst Services at 206-592-3340 to see if you qualify for funding.
CEUs: 0.75

Nov 19
1 Sat
9116 - Add to cart
8:00AM - 4:30PM
Outreach Center Building 99
Bldg 99, Rm 130
Dec 17
1 Sat
9118 - Add to cart
8:00AM - 4:30PM
Outreach Center Building 99
Bldg 99, Rm 130

Business Entrepreneurship

How to Start Your Own Food Truck Business
Have you ever wanted to start your own mobile food business but do not know where to start? This informative 8-week course will give you the basic fundamentals of how to start and grow your mobile food business. Topics will include: Food Truck Fundamentals; Menu & Location; Health Department Takeover; Truck Design; Costing; Business Plan & Financials; Social Media/Marketing. Instructor currently owns a successful catering and food truck business and is looking to pass on her experience and expertise to help you save time and money. No Class: Nov 26.
CEUs: 0

Feb 11 - Apr 1
8 Sat
9181 - Add to cart
8:00 - 10:00AM
Outreach Center Building 99
Bldg 99, Rm 132

Project Management

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Trade and Logistics

Customs Broker Exam Prep Course
A customs broker is licensed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to aid clients/companies in the import and export of goods across the U.S. border. Customs Brokers are industry-recognized experts in the business of international trade responsible for submitting required information and appropriate funds to CBP on behalf of their clients. This multi-faceted 10-week course is designed to prepare participants to sit for and pass the Customs & Border Protection (CBP) Customs Brokers License Exam. In addition to preparation, this course will provide an understanding of customs compliance concepts even for those participants not planning to take the exam. Exam Information The exam is held twice a year at CBP service ports on the 1st Monday in April and the 1st Monday in October. The exam is 4-hours, open-book and consists of 80 multiple-choice questions. To obtain a brokers license, an individual must be a U.S. Citizen, be at least 21 years old, not be a current U.S. government employee, be of good moral character, achieve a 75%+ on the Customs Broker License Examination, submit a broker license application with appropriate fees and pass CBP background check. *Course Materials: A great source for purchasing the HTSUS, Boskage guarantees correct editions for all students who purchase their Required Testing Material Packages (or individual books for specific exams). Boskage offers a 10% discount for all exam-related products to all students attending training with Highline College. Please contact CE staff at 206-870-3785 for discount code.
CEUs: 3

Jan 18 - Mar 22
10 Wed
Barbara Osborn
9101 - Add to cart
6:00 - 9:00PM
Outreach Center Building 99
Bldg 99, Rm 130

Professional Development

Resume & Interviewing Basics
A comprehensive beginners guide to resume building and interviewing. The class will include resume development, cover letter construction, search engine navigation, interview preparation, and mock interviews. Class will incorporate both instruction and group exercises, as well as cater to a variety of learning styles. Once students finish the course, they will be able to create an accurate and professional resume, draft an articulate and engaging cover letter, present confidently in an interview and learn to independently re-draft resumes and cover letters as experience/focus changes. Instructor has over 5 years of office/hiring manager work experience.
CEUs: 0

Grant Writing for Non-Profit Organizations
This course will prepare leaders, managers, and staff of non-profit organizations to understand the basics of identifying funding opportunities and writing grant applications that can compete successfully for funding. Students will be guided through the nuances of reading and understanding funding initiatives, development of application, and how to incorporate measurable milestones and outcomes into an application.
CEUs: 0

Advanced Grant Writing for Non-Profit Organizations
Students will identify a funding opportunity announcement to which they would like to apply. Each participant will then complete any registrations required to apply for this opportunity and actually complete the application during class time. Attention will be given to incorporating measurable milestones and outcomes into the application that can be readily integrated into the non-profit organization’s management strategy, should the application be funded. Most importantly, course participants will acquire grant writing tools to help provide a competitive edge in acquiring funding. Please note that this course may require additional non-class time work to complete the application in a single quarter.
CEUs: 0

Global Excellence
Excelling in customer service is paramount to success as a hospitality and tourism team member. This course will communicate foundational concepts of customer service in two ways. First, an examination of best practices in customer service and customer service training will take place. This includes foci such as empowerment, setting expectations, successes, globalization, cross-cultural communication, and the increasing role of information technology. Subsequently, experiential learning will take place with a focus on critical thinking and self-critique. Upon successful completion, students will receive a Certificate of Completion. No class on Oct 14th.
CEUs: 0

Sep 30-Oct 21
3 Fri
Justin Taillon
8861 - Add to cart
10:00AM - 1:00PM
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