CEUs and Prep
In today's competitive professional climate, earning certifications and continuing education credits is key to building and maintaining your reputation as a trusted industry leader.
The team at the Costa Leadership Institute recognizes the need for local continuing
education units (CEUs) and certification exam prep across a variety of industries.
If you or your organization are seeking professional CEUs or exam preparation that
are not currently offered, contact the Costa Leadership Institute.
Friday, February 19, 2016 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Instructor: Tonya Nascimento, Certified QPR Gatekeeper Instructor
QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer – 3 simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. This two hour training is designed to increase understanding of the causes of suicide, how to recognize signs of impending attempts, and how to help the person who is suicidal seek help from a mental health professional.
Participants will earn the designation of Certified QPR Gatekeeper by successfully completing this training.
Training fee includes lunch.
Niceville, Bldg. SSC/400, Arpke Room 315 Fee: $50.00 CRN #: 20476
Security+ Certification Boot Camp
Friday and Saturday, February 19-20 and March 4-5, 2016 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Instructor: Vy Nguyen
This comprehensive 4 day course prepares individuals to take and pass the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam. Interactive demonstrations and numerous practice quizzes along with hands-on exercises reinforce the concepts and provide the framework for a personalized study plan for exam success.
Who will benefit from this course?
This course is beneficial to those who wish to obtain the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam, including security professionals, government and military personnel, and civilian contractors who must fulfill the Department of Defense 8570.1 Directive. Security personnel and managers with previous technical skills or background, who are looking to enhance their careers through certification, will also benefit greatly.
CompTIA Security+ exam topics include:
• Network Security (21%)
• Compliance and Operational Security (18%)
• Threats and Vulnerabilities (21%)
• Application, Data and Host Security (16%)
• Access Control and Identity Management (13%)
• Cryptography (11%)
Our Security+ Boot Camp covers the following material during our Hands-On labs:
• Malware (Virus, Worms, Trojans)
• Key Logger
• Password Cracking
• Access Control
• Privilege Escalation
• Buffer Overflow
• Port Scanner
• Protocol Analyzer Software
• Penetration Testing
Class meets Saturday and Sunday, two weekends to complete 4 days of training.
Niceville, Bldg. B/310, Room 112 Fee: $725.00 CRN #: 21399
PMP ® Certification Exam Prep
DATE: February 20-21 and February 27-28, 2016 Class meets Saturday and Sunday, two consecutive weekends to complete 4 days of training. 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Instructor: Mike Carey
NWF State College is excited to offer the PMP® Exam Preparatory Course, providing the knowledge needed to evolve the career of a successful Project Management Professional and get ready for the PMI® PMP® exam. This course will prepare the student for the PMP® exam over four days of intensive project management training with one of the most complete set of PMP® exam study tools currently available on the market. Discussion topics include: The Ten Knowledge Areas of Project Management: Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Human Resources, Communications, Risk, Procurement and Stakeholder. The Five Process Groups of Project Management: Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling, and Closing. Two additional topics: Professional and Social Responsibility, and Framework. This course aligns to the guidelines and best practices of the PMI® Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK) 5th edition.
PMP® Exam Success Study System includes the following:
• Crosswind Boot Camp Manual and Web-based Exam Simulation Application with 26 tests (3000+ questions)
• Three 11” x 17” laminated certification exam placemat/wall posters (Processes, Swim lanes, and Mind maps)
• Web-based Flashcard Application
• Three audio downloads (Introduction and Study Strategies, Terms/Definitions, and Processes) via website for each student
• 3 PMP® Exam Quick Reference Guides
• Fulfills the required 35-hour PMI® contact hour requirement toward your exam application requirement
• Provides one of the most comprehensive set of study tools available to date
Niceville, Bldg. SSC/400, Arpke Room 315 Fee: $750.00 CRN #: 20946
OSHA 10 Training
Saturday, April 2, 2016 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Instructor: Scottie Smith
This training program is intended to provide entry level construction workers information about how to identify, abate, avoid and prevent job related hazards on a construction site. The training covers a variety of construction safety and health hazards which a worker may encounter at a construction site. Training will emphasize hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention, not OSHA standards. Instructional time must be a minimum of 10 hours.
The student will be able to:
• Identify major hazards
• Describe types of hazards
• Protect him/herself from these hazards
• Recognize employer requirements to protect workers from these hazards
The topics covered are:
• Introduction to OSHA
• Struck-By (e.g., falling objects, trucks, cranes)
• Caught-In or Between (e.g., trench hazards, equipment)
• Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators, & Conveyors
• Materials Handling, Storage, Use and Disposal
• Stairways and Ladders
• Tools – Hand and Power
Niceville, Bldg. SSC/400, Room 308/309 Fee: $125.00 CRN #: 20487
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