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Hilo, HI, United States, 2005/06/01 - In response to overwhelming interest in online training courses, Hawaii Community College has partnered with Gatlin Education Services to provide online certificat programs programs in many hot trend areas..
In response to overwhelming interest in online training courses, Hawaii Community College has partnered with Gatlin Education Services to provide programs in healthcare, business, construction technology, internet - design and technical, IT certifications and video game design and development.
The new online training courses are designed for individuals looking to switch career paths, obtain advanced training and certifications, or for first time job seekers who need specialized training. The courses are all open enrollment and self-paced, and students are paired with a personal instructor. Online training courses take an average of 90 days to complete and provide training for entry-level positions.
Labor market information released by the New York State Department of Labor finds that many popular occupations are expected to experience significant growth through 2010, including those in the ‘hot trend’ areas of medical assistants, computer support, paralegal, and pharmacy technicians.
According to the statistics mentioned above, medical assistants are expected to experience 44.3 percent growth; an increase of 1,590 jobs. A jump of 46.4 percent is expected for database administration. Dental assistant positions are expected to expand by 23 percent, while pharmacy technician’s openings should rise 20.2 percent.
Jobseekers can be trained in these occupations by taking online courses offered through Hawaii Community College via Gatlin Education Services. They offer certification programs in the fields mentioned above, as well as many other high interest areas.
Providing education on the web since 1994, Gatlin Education Services (GES) is the largest provider of asynchronous web-based, instructor-supported training to colleges and universities. GES open-enrollment programs are designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional caliber positions for many in-demand occupations.