Harrison County Lifelong Learning Center

Harrison County Lifelong Learning partners with several educational institutions and community resources to increase the skills and abilities of local citizens while empowering and enriching their lives in an effort to promote a lifetime of learning. Certification & training programs include CDL Driver Training; Dental Assisting; Medical Assisting; Phlebotomy, and more.
For more information, contact shari@harrisonlifelonglearning.com or (812) 738-7736.

CERTIFICATION & TRAINING PROGRAMS

CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE TRAINING

The program includes 30 hours of classroom instruction and 75 hours of clinical experience. Students will be fully prepared for the written competency and procedure evaluation exam administered by the Indiana State Department of Health.

 

QUALIFIED MEDICATION AIDE TRAINING

To qualify for training, a student must be a certified nurse aide in good standing plus be able to furnish a work history showing at least 1,000 hours work experience as a CNA. During training students will learn anatomy, physiology and pharmacology as well as demonstrate competency while dispensing and passing medications. This 8-week course meets once a week and includes 40 hours of clinical experience.

 

PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATION

Participants learn to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. The course also includes CPR/First Aid Training and an externship to gain real world experience. Workforce Ready Grant funds help Hoosier adults with the cost of training.


CDL TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING

Our partnership with FIE Truck Driving School will offer small, local classes with individualized instruction and prepare students for a Class A Commercial Driver’s License. Financial assistance is available. If you are interested in information regarding our CDL Truck Driver Training Program, please complete the form below to be contacted by someone on our team.

COMPTIA CERTIFICATION

Harrison County Lifelong Learning, in partnership with Ivy Tech Community College of Southern Indiana offers CompTIA A+ Certifications and CompTIA Network+ Certifications. Programs are STATE FUNDED through the Next Level Jobs Workforce Ready Grant. If a student qualifies through an application process, there is no cost to attend the course.


DENTAL ASSISTANT CERTIFICATION

Harrison County Lifelong Learning, in partnership with Vincennes University and WorkOne Southern Indiana, offers a non-credit training program to prepare students for an entry-level position in the one of the fastest growing healthcare careers. Class includes training so that students may be licensed by the Indiana State Department of Health as a Limited Dental Radiographer. Workforce Ready Grant funds help Hoosier adults with the cost of training.


SIX SIGMA GREEN BELT CERTIFICATION SERIES

Harrison County Lifelong Learning and Purdue University Manufacturing Extension Partnership can offer a Six Sigma Green Belt Training to area employers. Participants will leave the training with a thorough understanding of the DMAIC process, data collection techniques and the statistical methods used in Six Sigma projects. Once certified, Green Belts often assist Black Belts with major projects and can independently lead minor projects. For more information on participant cost, contact Michael Dees, Lead Industry Advisor at Purdue MEP, 812-590-9188 or DeesM@purdue.edu.


ACT® WORKKEYS® NATIONAL CAREER READINESS CERTIFICATE®

Harrison County Lifelong Learning administers the ACT® WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate® (NCRC), a portable, industry-recognized credential that clearly identifies an individual’s workplace skills. The test consists of three sections; Workplace Documents, Applied Math and Graphic Literacy. Individuals can earn a Platinum, Gold, Silver or Bronze level status which correlates to virtually any job and reveals an employee’s aptitude for different skills.