Commercial Driver Training Programs
WMCC offers a variety of non-credit professional driver training courses that focus on both classroom work and in-vehicle training time. After having the on-the-road experience with professional, experienced instructors, plus simulator laboratory and range time, students master driver competencies and become safe, comfortable, confident, law-abiding drivers.
The College offers the following programs to prepare students for employment in the transportation industry:
CDL-A: This approximately eight to 10-week program prepares students to driver tractor trailers or vehicles that tow greater than 10,000 lbs.
CDL-B: Students can obtain licensure through this six-week program to drive straight line vehicles and tow less than 10,000 lbs.
CDL Hourly Training: Individuals who possess a B license may also train on an hourly basis to progress to an A license and endorsement.
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
A Certified Medical Assistant is a non-licensed medical support professional that performs a variety of tasks to assist licensed healthcare providers with the delivery of care in a variety of healthcare settings under the guidance and supervision of a physician. In this certification medical assistant program, the student will have the opportunity to gain fundamental knowledge on basic scientific principles and to practice administrative and preparatory assistive clinical tasks. Units of study include but are not limited to computer skill training, vital signs, EKGs, laboratory testing, blood draws, injections, pharmacology, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, coding, appointment scheduling, emergency response and first aid, psychology, and electronic medical records with an emphasis on exceptional professionalism and a superb work ethic. At the end of the course, students will be eligible to sit for the CCMA exam. Successful completion of this program can also lead a CCMA on a pathway toward becoming a Licensed Nurse Practitioner to Registered Nurse.
Licensed Nurse Assistant
A Licensed Nurse Assistant (LNA) is a licensed medical professional responsible for providing care to patients in different healthcare settings under the guidance and supervision of a Registered Nurse. In this 120-hour plus program, students will have the opportunity to gain knowledge of health care settings, infection prevention, body mechanics, human needs and development, nutrition, mental health, home care, etc. with an emphasis on exceptional professionalism and a superb work ethic. At the end of the course, students will be eligible to sit for the Board of Nursing LNA exam. Successful completion of this program can also lead an LNA on a pathway toward becoming a Licensed Nurse Practitioner to Registered Nurse.
This course is designed to develop an understanding of theory and basic skills in phlebotomy. Emphasis will include anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system, safety, specimen collection techniques, equipment, and the legal ramifications in the practice of phlebotomy.
OSHA 10 and 30, General Industry and Construction
Students will learn to identify common hazards in the workplace, discuss how to abate these hazards, and understand their role in a safe workplace. Topics include introduction to OSHA, fall hazards, electrical hazards, struck-by hazards, caught in/between hazards, and others tailored to the workplace.