The Center for Lifelong Learning

Professional Development and Leadership

Upcoming Workshops:

  • Marketing with Social Media - November 14

Technical Skills

  • Environmental Health and Safety
  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • OSHA GHS Training
  • OSHA 10 Hour General Industry

Conversational Spanish I
This course is for beginning Spanish students. You will study to acquire the basic pronunciation, vocabulary, useful expressions, and the fundamental grammatical notions that allow communication.

Look for our next session in Spring 2015

Conversational Spanish II
Building upon Conversational Spanish I, continue to build your vocabulary and to master more grammatical structures. Instructors provide greater opportunities for you to expand the range of your conversational ability.

Instructor: Rob Akers
7 Mondays
Nov. 3 – Dec. 15, 2014
Liberty Crossing, Room M114

Medical Coding and Billing

This combined 80 hour billing and coding course offers the skills needed to solve insurance billing problems, how to manually file claims (using the CPT and ICD-9 manual), complete common insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, appeal denied claims and use generic forms to streamline billing procedures.  The course covers the following areas: CPT (Introduction, Guidelines, Evaluation and Management), specialty fields (such as surgery, radiology and laboratory), ICD-9 (Introduction and Guidelines) and basic claims processes for medical insurance and third party reimbursements.  Students will learn how to find the service and codes using manuals, (CPT, ICD-9 and HCPCS).  After obtaining the practical work experience (6months to 2 years), students who complete this course could be qualified to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)  - Certified Professional Coder Exam (CPC or CPC-H Apprentice); the American Health Information Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam; and/or other National Certification Exams. Textbooks and all materials included in course costs.

Look for our next session in Spring 2015



Our Business Startup Course gives budding and experienced entrepreneurs the tools they need to create business plans and work toward strategic goals. With in-class instructions, research help, guest speakers, and one-on-one counseling opportunities, our class educates small business owners on what it takes to reach success.

The course meets once a week for five weeks, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. The sessions cover topics including Market Analysis, Advertising, Legal, Accounting, Insurance, and Banking. 

Instructor: Troy Phelps
5 Wednesdays
Oct. 22 - Nov. 19, 2014
Liberty Crossing, Room M125

Marketing with Social Media
From blogs to Twitter, social networking is becoming a standard form of online communication and a medium for self-promotion. In this class you will learn about the world of social media, its many applications, and how to participate as a business professional. We’ll cover all the major social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and more, but also discuss how niche sites can be just as important. You’ll create your own profiles (if you don’t have them already) at the major networks and learn how you can promote yourself and your business in a free, meaningful way.

Andrew Lambert
3 Fridays
Nov. 14 – Dec. 5, 2014
Liberty Crossing, Room M110

Technical Skills

Welding for the Non-Welder
This course is designed to be a preparatory class for individuals with little or no experience with welding. Learn the essentials of welding in this 8-week course with veteran instructor Mark Scranton. New welding processes will be introduced each week. Welding processes and fabrication will include: stick, MIG and TIG, gas, brazing, torch cutting, and plasma cutting.

Mark Scranton
8 Mondays
Oct. 20 – Dec. 8, 2014 (no class Nov. 24)
Hoosier Hills Career Center

Machining Fundamentals
This course provides an overview of machining operations, including basic sequences, mill, lathe, saw, and drill press functions. Students will learn about materials used and various tasks using these machines. This project-based course will be taught by seasoned instructor, George Williams, and will be enlightening for beginning machinists.

George Williams
6 Tuesdays
Oct. 14 – Nov. 18, 2014
Hoosier Hills Career Center

Environmental Health and Safety
Corporate College Online has the following ten environmental health and safety courses online and ready to be delivered in a self-paced format for groups or individuals.  Courses are available to individuals or groups of employees. For more information, please contact us today at (812) 330-6044 or  

  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Electrical Safety
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Fall Protection
  • Fire Protection
  • Hearing Conservation
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Powered Industrial Vehicles
  • Confined Spaces
  • Workplace Injuries

Six Sigma Greenbelt
Corporate College Online provides an 80-hour Six Sigma Greenbelt course that will prepare students for the ASQ Greenbelt certification (other eligibility components must be met with ASQ to take the exam).  This course is instructor led and results in a capstone project requiring direct application of skills gained. Course is available to individuals or groups of employees. For more information, please contact us today at (812) 330-6044 or  

OSHA GHS Training
Revised Hazard Communication Standard requires compliance training. OSHA has revised its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to align with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).

Ivy Tech Corporate College Bloomington will be offering this required training in order to comply with the OSHA standard.

  • Class will be two hours and scheduled on demand
  • Training can be delivered at your facility or at Ivy Tech
  • Group rates are available

For more information, please contact us today at (812) 330-6044 or

OSHA 10-Hour General Industry
This course is designed for a new worker or even first line supervisors. In this Course we will dive into the OSHA regulations and look at some of the most cited regulations to give participants a leg up and help understand their requirements from the OSHA prospective.For more information, please contact us today at (812) 330-6044 or

Topics include:

  • Confined Space
  • Electrical
  • Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans
  • Fall Protection
  • Fire Prevention and Protection
  • Global Harmonization System
  • Hazard Communication
  • Introduction to OSHA
  • Materials Handling
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Walking and Working Surfaces

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