Ashworth College Career School Online
Distance learning is a proven method of acquiring a comprehensive education. Millions of people enroll in distance education courses every year. The main reason? Convenience. You avoid the hassles of commuting to class, competing with other students and facing deadline pressures. Ashworth College offers distance education at its finest and most flexible. Our FasTrack™ Learning System puts you in control of your schooling right from the start. As a student you will
- Enroll quickly and start any time of the year
- Decide when and where you want to study - no rigid course or semester start or end dates
- Take online exams or upload assignments on your schedule
- Receive personal tutorial assistance online or by phone
- Be able to graduate in record time
- Ashworth College lets you continue working while you're learning. Study at home, at work, in the library or on the road.
AutoCAD jobs are in demand by architectural, engineering and design firms nationwide. The Ashworth online AutoCAD program presents a hands-on, activity-based approach to the fundamental use of AutoCAD as a drafting tool—complete with techniques, tips, shortcuts, and insights for increased efficiency. Graduate from our online AutoCAD training with a career diploma. You’ll have the competitive edge and comprehensive knowledge to succeed.
The AutoCAD Program Includes:
· All textbooks, lessons and learning aides
· Instructor guidance and unlimited tutoring
· CAD tutor software
· Open-book, online examsCareer search and time management guides
Carpentry is a satisfying and creative career field. Imagine stepping out of your truck into the fresh outdoors each morning. Helping to build, repair, or renovate houses or commercial buildings. Enjoying relaxed friendships with other professional people who are very much like you. Taking pride in the craftsmanship of the work you do with your own hands. Our fascinating home study course will help prepare you for this outstanding career opportunity. And there are no educational prerequisites or experience requirements to enroll. Carpenters are vital to the construction industry. And you'll likely find carpenters staying busy wherever home remodeling and home construction are taking place. Enjoyable, practical home study training from Ashworth Career School makes learning carpentry easy and fun!
Computer Network Security
Are you an experienced PC user who is familiar with Windows and anti-virus applications? Do you understand computer networking and related technology? If so, perhaps it's time to take your knowledge to the next level. And your timing is excellent: computer network security is one of today's hottest careers!
Our in-depth training introduces you to the techniques of installing and maintaining firewalls and intrusion detection systems (IDS). You'll learn how to assess, analyze and respond to threats facing computer networks. And we'll teach you to perform operating system hardening on network software to optimize security.
At graduation, you should be qualified to make informed decisions for planning, coordinating and implementing security measures in a variety of network environments. Our career-focused course is designed to prepare you for a respected, well-paying position in a wide range of businesses where computer network security expertise is in great demand.
Programming is a busy, active field. Nearly every type of business uses some type of computer program. There are specialized software programs for accounting, payroll, inventory, databases, marketing, sales, and more. But creating that software calls for specialized training. Step by step, we reveal the magic of writing programs in Visual Basic, the popular business programming language for Windows. Our course starts with the basics, such as operating systems, Windows, and running programs. You'll quickly start learning by doing, with exciting hands-on tutorials. Step by step, you'll bring each new phase of Visual Basic to life, learning its commands, calculations, and codes. Clear, easy-to-follow, and richly-illustrated instructions show you how to write practical software for the real world. To enroll, you'll need to have basic computer skills, with at least one year of experience using a PC, plus a background using Windows. Ashworth Career School makes learning programming easy and fun!
Do you have experience using PCs in a network environment? Are you confident in your ability to install computer software applications? If so, perhaps it's time to take your knowledge to the next level. And your timing is excellent: computer network technology is one of today's hottest careers!
Our in-depth, step-by-step training unravels the terminology, processes and techniques of installing, maintaining and monitoring networks. You'll learn the professional-level, hands-on procedures used by database administrators and other high-tech gurus to advance their own careers.
At graduation, you should be qualified to take the Network+ Certification Exam and the Certified Wireless Network Administrator Exam – widely recognized as the industry standard for validating networking professionals. Our career-focused course is designed to prepare you for a respected, well-paying position in a corporate environment, where networking expertise is in great demand.
Computer Service/Repair Hardware
If you’re a novice in the computer field, need a refresher course, or want to prepare for you’re A+ Certification Exam, Ashworth’s online Computer Service and Repair training courses are a great way to get the latest career level skills. This hardware program expertly prepares you for your certification exam by covering hardware areas such as components, motherboard, chips, memory, hard drive, hard discs, floppy drives, files, and more. Since the comprehensive exam covers both hardware and software concepts, we recommend that you take the Software version of this course as well. You’ll learn the very latest service and repair techniques from knowledgeable instructors who stay current in their field.
Computer Service/Repair Software
If you’re a novice in the computer field, need a refresher course, or want to prepare for you’re A+ Certification Exam, Ashworth’s online Computer Service and Repair training courses are a great way to get the latest career level skills. This software course expertly prepares you for your certification exam by covering the software areas of the Operating System, Windows installation, maintenance and optimization, as well as networking and security essentials. Since the comprehensive exam covers both software and hardware concepts, we recommend that you take the Hardware version of this program as well. You’ll learn the very latest service and repair techniques from knowledgeable instructors who stay current in their field.
Did you know that electricians have skills that are highly respected right now? With Ashworth Career School's convenient home study course, you can learn these skills! Our comprehensive lessons focus on teaching you how electrical power systems work, as well as installation techniques, circuitry, measuring current, wiring, safety, and repair. Lesson by lesson, project by project, we make the world of electricity come alive before your eyes. Diagrams, photographs, tables, and fascinating hands-on activities help you learn essential, fundamental power concepts, and then proceeding to specific wiring techniques. There are no educational prerequisites or experience requirements to enroll. If you enjoy using your hands, are comfortable with basic math, and if you are truly motivated to learn, our career-level training is designed to take care of the rest! Enjoyable home study training from Ashworth Career School makes learning the electrician profession easy and fun! Choose our Correspondence (Print-based) study option if you don't have a computer. Or choose our Online (Web-enhanced) study option for fast-track training at your PC. It's the smart way to learn – and you'll still receive reading assignments and study materials by mail!
Have you ever wondered why certain clothes show up in fashion advertising and still others never sell? Would you like to be able to plan and produce a successful fashion show? Do you want to know how consumer fashion trends are set? Are you interested in getting in on a fast-track field? If so, you've come to the right place!Ashworth Career School's convenient home study course will teach you all this, and much more. There are no educational prerequisites or experience requirements to enroll. We'll introduce you to the fascinating world of fashion buying and retailing. And teach you the kinds of skills used by fashion forecasters, fashion show coordinators, department managers, personal shoppers, and more. Enjoyable, practical home study training from Ashworth Career School makes learning fashion merchandising easy!
Fitness and Excercise
This in-depth home study course is for aspiring fitness professionals. We'll give you a broad background in the fundamentals of staying in shape, and keeping others fit and healthy as well. We'll teach you the kind of knowledge and skills used by health club managers, aerobics instructors, corporate wellness directors, personal trainers, and other professionals in fitness careers. There are no educational prerequisites or experience requirements to enroll. Soon, you could be preparing for a challenging, respected new career that could keep you "on your toes." Enjoyable, practical home study training from Ashworth Career School makes learning the fitness field easy.
Health Records Management
Train for this fast-growing career. Start with medical terminology, then move on to organizing the patient chart, complying with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), working with health insurance carriers and claims and using electronic medical records systems in hospitals and physician offices. Then discover how to collect, assemble and file the contents of the medical record; analyze records for proper physician notations and more.
This is a basement-to-attic course that shows you how to speak the language of home construction. Lessons on exteriors cover landscaping and grading, foundations, walls, roofs, chimneys, driveways and other paved areas, lot improvements, windows, doors, garages, wood-destroying insects and more. Lessons on interiors cover rooms, attics, basements, finish and trim work, insulation, utilities, leakage, AC, heating, plumbing, electrical and much more.
The hospitality industry is filled with exciting opportunities for the right people. And professional home study schooling like ours could be a tremendous boost to your career. There are no educational prerequisites or experience requirements to enroll. Our distance learning course in hotel management and restaurant management is designed to help you start, grow, and succeed. Perhaps you'll pursue opportunities in food service management, at a resort or hotel, on a cruise ship, or as a franchise manager. Trained, experienced hospitality professionals could be eligible for free or discounted dining, lodging, and travel for themselves and their families! Enjoyable, practical home study training from Ashworth Career School makes learning hotel and restaurant management easy and fun!
Transform your design talent into professional-level skills. Learn different styles – from traditional to contemporary, European to Asian. Discover the secrets of developing lovely color schemes and elegant, harmonious layouts; selecting exquisite furniture, rugs, fabrics, drapes, wallpapers and accessories; choosing between gleaming chrome or mellow wood tones, tile or carpet, formal or casual motifs and coordinating sculpture, paintings, plants and antiques into uniquely beautiful arrangements.
Internet marketers coordinate the efforts of programmers, advertisers, marketing and sales staff to ensure that an organization's products and services are promoted effectively and creatively to website visitors and email recipients. Our comprehensive course begins with basic marketing and advertising principles. Next you'll learn about targeting specific consumer audiences, building an e-business, online promotional strategies, website navigation, using technology to maintain customer services, security issues and much more.
Jewelry Design and Repair
Would you like to learn how to design and craft beautiful, custom jewelry pieces? Would you like to know how to repair and properly size rings and more? Do you want to develop your ability to work with all kinds of metals, gems, stones, and watches? If so, you've come to the right place! Ashworth Career School's convenient home study course in jewelry design and jewelry repair will give you thorough, practical training in this exciting, creative field. We'll teach you professional level skills and techniques. Step by step, we'll show you how to perform basic jewelry repairs and create unique designs. And you'll practice what you learn through challenging “hands-on” projects. Included in the course is a set of fine professional jewelry tools. We'll show how to use them as part of the course. Enjoyable home study training from Ashworth Career School makes learning jewelry repair and design easy and fun!
Imagine having specialized landscape design skills. And imagine turning your love of plants into a satisfying business! You could start preparing now, with Ashworth Career School's convenient home study course in landscape design. Use our distance learning course to learn solid, professional-level career knowledge. This course will nurture your creativity by teaching you practical design techniques. You'll also learn how to select, grow, and maintain flowers, trees, shrubs, and ground covers. When you graduate, you could be ready to work for a full-service landscape company. Plant nursery. Gardening shop. Or, open your own home-based landscape design service. Enjoyable, practical home study training from Ashworth Career School makes learning landscape design easy and fun!
Locksmithing is a very useful skill. With Ashworth Career School's convenient home study course in professional locksmithing, you'll have the chance to learn how it's done. We'll help prepare you to pursue opportunities for an independent career. And to earn respect for your special skills. You'll learn about a broad range of locks, keys, alarms, and security systems. Type by type, brand by brand, you'll learn how they work and how to troubleshoot and repair them. Our distance learning course in locksmithing is designed to teach you the knowledge and skills that many people only learn through hands-on experience. And remember: there are no educational prerequisites or experience requirements to enroll. Enjoyable home study training from Ashworth Career School makes learning locksmithing easy and fun!
Medical Office Assisting
If you enjoy helping others and want to train for a high-growth career in a booming field, this course is for you. You'll learn how to assist doctors, dentists and nurses with a variety of tests, procedures and treatments; greet and direct patients; schedule and manage appointments; prepare and update charts and handle other important administrative duties. You'll also acquire broad knowledge of human anatomy and physiology, including terminology for parts of the body, treatments, diagnoses and prescriptions.
This is a comprehensive course that teaches prospective pharmacy technicians all about the indications, side effects, dosage calculations and administration methods of the major classes of drugs. You'll also learn about the techniques for weighing, measuring, compounding, reducing and blending ingredients accurately; sterilization procedures; preparing infusions and solutions; using ratios, fractions and proportions and much, much more.
This is your chance to join a respected profession that is growing quickly along with the boom in the health care industry in general.
Plumbing is among the most specialized and respected skills in the building trades. At some time or another, the plumbing in apartments, homes, and commercial buildings may need repair. And as home remodeling and home construction continues, knowing how to install, maintain, specify, and troubleshoot plumbing fixtures and systems could be very valuable to you. With Ashworth Career School's convenient home study course, you can learn how it's done! From bathroom rough-ins to icemaker installations, from kitchen renovations to sprinkler repair, plumbers may be needed in almost every corner of a house. Plumbers help make sure water runs cleanly, reliably, and at the right temperature. Toilets flush, waste water is treated, and pipes stay secure with plumbers' help. And when pipes burst, freeze, or leak, a plumber is usually the only one who can fix it! Remember: there are no educational prerequisites or experience requirements to enroll in our home study course. If you can use simple tools, enjoy working with your hands, and are motivated to succeed, you should do well in our course. Enjoyable, home study training from Ashworth Career School makes learning plumbing easy and fun!
Train for an exciting travel career. This course covers national and worldwide air travel, domestic and international cruises, rail and bus travel, lodging and accommodations, car rentals, tour packages, visas and passports, corporate travel, fare and reservation structures, ticketing procedures and more. You'll also learn how to create an itinerary that satisfies individual client preferences, honor special requests for airline passengers, plan incentive travel and much more.