Upcoming Programs

 Upcoming Programs

12/17 – Ed2Go December Classes Start

Purdue University North Central has partnered with Ed2Go and Gatlin Education Services to offer you an easily accessible way to learn. PNC’s non-credit Distance Learning and Online Classes offer opportunities for learning 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to the public. Find more information here.

01/13 – Pre-Licensing for Indiana Home Inspectors Begins

This program is a study to instruct on all major components in a residence. Learn how to properly identify them and how to determine the components current condition. This program is an in-depth study of applicable Indiana State Law, Report Writing and Marketing a Home Inspection Business. The course is designed to meet the guidelines for providing Home Inspection services in the State of Indiana, and is a requirement to apply for a Home Inspectors License in the State of Indiana. Find more information here.

1/13 – Adobe Photoshop for Intermediate Users Begins

This class begins with a review of basic Photoshop features and then moves on to a series of exercises involving more advanced tools and techniques. Participants will focus on non-destructive editing techniques such as layer masks and smart objects along with toning images, creating panoramas, working with raw files and how and why to change color spaces. Whether you are making scrapbook pages, web pages, editing images for use with social media, retouching photos or creating original artwork with composite images, this class will give you a head start towards accomplishing your goals. Find more information here.

1/14 – Indiana CORE Academic Skills Assessment (CASA) Testing

In order for a student to apply for entry into any of PNC’s Education Progams, he or she must successfully complete the Indiana CORE Academic Skills Assessment (CASA) examination and complete application requirements. Find more information about the CASA examination here.

1/21 – Ed2Go January Classes Start

Purdue University North Central has partnered with Ed2Go and Gatlin Education Services to offer you an easily accessible way to learn. PNC’s non-credit Distance Learning and Online Classes offer opportunities for learning 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to the public. Find more information here.

1/23 – HESI A-2 Admissions Testing

In order for a student to apply for entry into PNC’s Baccalaureate Nursing Program, he or she must successfully complete the HESI A2 Admissions examination and complete application requirements. Find more information about the HESI A-2 Admissions examination here.

1/28 – Public Speaking Program Begins

This course introduces students to the principles and practice of public speaking. You will learn how to create clear, concise, and engaging presentations, as well as the importance of analyzing and adapting your speeches for unique audiences. And, of course, you will improve your own speaking skills by studying public speaking as both a speaker and an observer. Find more information and register online here.

2/3 – HESI A-2 Admissions Testing

In order for a student to apply for entry into PNC’s Baccalaureate Nursing Program, he or she must successfully complete the HESI A2 Admissions examination and complete application requirements. Find more information about the HESI A-2 Admissions examination here.

2/2 – One Act Playwriting Program Begins

Participants of this 8 session program will look at successful one act plays, analyze why they are effective and incorporate what they have learned into their own writing. Half of each class session will be spent reading through and informally acting out good one act plays and eventually acting out the participants’ scripts. Participants will spend the second half of each class session working on their own scripts and discussing their work with the instructor. PNC theater students led by Dr. Bethany Lee will work collaboratively with One Act Playwriting participants to perform participants’ scripts at the One Act Play Festival that will take place on the final evening of the program. Find more information and register online here.

02/11 – Grantwriting Program Begins

This course is designed to help participants become better skilled in grant writing and identifying grant-providing agencies and foundations. Through practice in developing and refining ideas at each major stage of the grant writing process, participants will become more familiar with the necessary steps in obtaining a grant and defining the requirements of a grant-funded project. By the end of the course, participants will be able to identify grant RFPs that are available and obtain information on how to qualify and apply by researching and discussing with peers to share resources, determine what a quality grant proposal looks, describe and rationalize how grant funding will be spent in a proposal, and describe and rationalize how a grant-funded program will be evaluated for effectiveness. Find more information and register online here.

02/17- SAT Math Prep Program Begins

Students taking the math program will review the most common math topics on the SAT, including operations, algebra, functions, geometry and measurement, data analysis, statistics and probability. They will also learn test-taking skills such as how to read and interpret math questions on the exam, how to avoid the most common careless mistakes, how and when to make educated guesses, how to use the reference information provided on the exam, and how to use a calculator effectively while taking the SAT. Students will learn all of this material through lecture as well as extensive use of practice problems and practice examinations. Practice exams will look and feel similar to the actual SAT, which allows students to familiarize themselves with test and question formatting, the pace at which they will need to answer questions, and the techniques that they will need to use in order to earn a high score on the math portion of the exam. Find more information and register online here. 

2/18 – Indiana CORE Academic Skills Assessment (CASA) Testing

In order for a student to apply for entry into any of PNC’s Education Progams, he or she must successfully complete the Indiana CORE Academic Skills Assessment (CASA) examination and complete application requirements. Find more information about the CASA examination here.

2/18 – Ed2Go February Classes Start

Purdue University North Central has partnered with Ed2Go and Gatlin Education Services to offer you an easily accessible way to learn. PNC’s non-credit Distance Learning and Online Classes offer opportunities for learning 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to the public. Find more information here.

2/21 – English SAT Prep Program Begins

Students taking the English program will learn about and practice critical reading, sentence completion, proper grammar and word usage. Students’ vocabularies, grammar skills, reading comprehension and writing abilities will be challenged and expanded through in-class and take-home activities, timed recall tests and graded essays. Students will also become familiar with the format of the exam, learning the various types of questions on the English portion of the exam and the amount of time allotted for each. They will be coached on successful test taking strategies and taught effective techniques for writing high-scoring essays while under pressure. Much time will be devoted to practice problems similar to those on the SAT. This program will prepare students for both the reading and writing portions of the exam. Find more information and register online here. 

3/4 – HESI A-2 Admissions Testing

In order for a student to apply for entry into PNC’s Baccalaureate Nursing Program, he or she must successfully complete the HESI A2 Admissions examination and complete application requirements. Find more information about the HESI A-2 Admissions examination here.

3/9 – OSHA 511: Occupational Safety & Health Standards for General Industry Begins

This course provides an overview of OSHA policies, procedures, and standards as well as general industry safety and health principles. Using OSHA standards as a guide, topics include scope and application of the OSHA general industry standards with special emphasis placed on the most hazardous areas. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a 30-hour General Industry course completion certificate. More information coming soon.

3/17 – Intermediate Digital Photography Begins

This class begins with a review of basic camera controls and techniques for getting sharp and properly exposed photos. We will then start a series of lessons and exercises, each specializing in situations such as close-ups, event photography, landscapes, sports, portraits and night photography. Classes will consist of a mix of lecture, discussion, and exercises. Each class will include optional reading and shooting assignments that will be discussed and critiqued at the following class. Find more information here.

3/18 – Ed2Go March Classes Start

Purdue University North Central has partnered with Ed2Go and Gatlin Education Services to offer you an easily accessible way to learn. PNC’s non-credit Distance Learning and Online Classes offer opportunities for learning 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to the public. Find more information here.

3/19 – Business Writing Program Begins

Participants will learn about the importance of audience, tone, and purpose when composing any piece of writing, but especially the types of documents found in business. They will compose emails, memos, letters, resumes, proposals, and reports. They will work on blogs and how to use social media effectively. Participants will also collaborate and learn how to create such visuals as tables, graphs, and Gantt charts. Most importantly of all, they will learn how to be more precise and concise when communicating, an essential element of business writing. Find more information online here.

3/20 – HESI A-2 Admissions Testing

In order for a student to apply for entry into PNC’s Baccalaureate Nursing Program, he or she must successfully complete the HESI A2 Admissions examination and complete application requirements. Find more information about the HESI A-2 Admissions examination here.

3/25 – Indiana CORE Academic Skills Assessment (CASA) Testing

In order for a student to apply for entry into any of PNC’s Education Progams, he or she must successfully complete the Indiana CORE Academic Skills Assessment (CASA) examination and complete application requirements. Find more information about the CASA examination here.

3/30 – HESI A-2 Admissions Testing

In order for a student to apply for entry into PNC’s Baccalaureate Nursing Program, he or she must successfully complete the HESI A2 Admissions examination and complete application requirements. Find more information about the HESI A-2 Admissions examination here.

3/31 – SAT Math Prep Program Begins

Students taking the math program will review the most common math topics on the SAT, including operations, algebra, functions, geometry and measurement, data analysis, statistics and probability. They will also learn test-taking skills such as how to read and interpret math questions on the exam, how to avoid the most common careless mistakes, how and when to make educated guesses, how to use the reference information provided on the exam, and how to use a calculator effectively while taking the SAT. Students will learn all of this material through lecture as well as extensive use of practice problems and practice examinations. Practice exams will look and feel similar to the actual SAT, which allows students to familiarize themselves with test and question formatting, the pace at which they will need to answer questions, and the techniques that they will need to use in order to earn a high score on the math portion of the exam. Registration information will become available soon.

4/4 – English SAT Prep Program Begins

Students taking the English program will learn about and practice critical reading, sentence completion, proper grammar and word usage. Students’ vocabularies, grammar skills, reading comprehension and writing abilities will be challenged and expanded through in-class and take-home activities, timed recall tests and graded essays. Students will also become familiar with the format of the exam, learning the various types of questions on the English portion of the exam and the amount of time allotted for each. They will be coached on successful test taking strategies and taught effective techniques for writing high-scoring essays while under pressure. Much time will be devoted to practice problems similar to those on the SAT. This program will prepare students for both the reading and writing portions of the exam. Registration information available soon.

4/9 – Website Design for Beginners Begins

Participants in this hands-on, instructor-led program will learn how to create their own website using WordPress, a tool that is online, free to use and easily accessible to everyone. They will learn about the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org, how to create their account, about site hosting and how to set it up, and how to purchase their domain name. They will also learn how to create pages and posts, how to find and utilize plug-ins to maximize the functionality of their new website, and how to use their website to cross market their social media platforms. Participants will also learn about basic design principles and WordPress themes. Find more information online here.

4/15 – Ed2Go April Classes Start

Purdue University North Central has partnered with Ed2Go and Gatlin Education Services to offer you an easily accessible way to learn. PNC’s non-credit Distance Learning and Online Classes offer opportunities for learning 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to the public. Find more information here.

4/24 – Indiana CORE Academic Skills Assessment (CASA) Testing

In order for a student to apply for entry into any of PNC’s Education Progams, he or she must successfully complete the Indiana CORE Academic Skills Assessment (CASA) examination and complete application requirements. Find more information about the CASA examination here.

5/20 – Ed2Go May Classes Start

Purdue University North Central has partnered with Ed2Go and Gatlin Education Services to offer you an easily accessible way to learn. PNC’s non-credit Distance Learning and Online Classes offer opportunities for learning 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to the public. Find more information here.