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Wilderness First Aid Certification


with Kevin Rosenberg

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 9, 2024 at 9 am

Accidents happen. People get hurt, sick, or lost. The temperature drops, the wind picks up, and it starts to rain. Would you know what to do? Many backcountry emergencies are preventable, and even when bad things happen, sometimes the wrong care can make things worse. By learning a few basic skills, you can make the difference between a good outcome and a bad one-and maybe even save a life.

The Wilderness First Aid (WFA) Certification Program is 16 hours long (two days), and focuses on the basic skills of: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies, Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies.

There is ongoing evaluation of practical skills, and there are written assessments throughout the course. Upon successful completion, you will receive a WFA certification, which is good for two years.

Class Format
This program is offered in person.

Who should attend? 
The WFA training is the perfect course for the outdoor enthusiast or trip leader who wants a basic level of first aid training for short trips with family, friends, and outdoor groups. It also meets the ACA guidelines.

About the Instructor
Kevin Rosenberg has been hiking since 1991 and has thousands of miles under his boots from the deserts of the Southwest, the volcanic landscapes of Iceland, the arctic tundra of Greenland, to the legendary Appalachian Trail. As one of the few military trained guides in the industry, Kevin has had unparalleled survival training and can navigate on land, sea or even in the air. He is not only certified as a Wilderness EMT, but also teaches both Wilderness First Responder and Wilderness First Aid courses. 

OSHA 8 Hazwoper Refresher

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 15, 2024 at 8:30 am

This 8-hour hazwoper refresher course covers the 29 CFR 1910.120 regulation, work-site safety, hazard communication, emergency action plans/contingency plans, fire protection/prevention, back safety and container handling, confined spaces, air monitoring, decontamination, personal protective equipment, and respiratory protection. 

Who Should Attend
This class is for those responsible for workplace safety and building and/or job site management. 

Course Format 
This program is offered in person. 

ServSafe Certification


with Paul McCormick

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 18, 2024 at 4:30 pm

This course is designed for the initial certification of food service managers. This accredited program will prepare you for the ServSafe exam. Exam administered on the last day of class. Text book included.

Class meets on 3/4 and 3/18 to allow for a week of study.

Who Should Attend
This program is for those in the food service industry who need to be certified in sufficient food safety knowledge to protect the public from foodborne illness.

Class Format
This program is offered in person.

ServSafe Recertification


with Paul McCormick

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 25, 2024 at 4:30 pm

This course is designed for the recertification of food service managers. Recertification is required every 5 five years. Exam administered on the day of class.

Who Should Attend
This program is designed for food service workers who need to renew their ServSafe Certification. 

Course Format
This program is offered in person. 

Marine Technician Training: An Introduction to Outboard Systems


with Curt Ainsworth

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 1, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 13 weeks

An Introduction to Outboard Systems
Start a New Career in Marine Technology

The Center for Corporate and Professional Education at Cape Cod Community College is offering a Marine Technician/Mechanic Training Program, in partnership with Yamaha Motor University, to meet the demands of the booming Massachusetts boating industry!  

This Yamaha Introduction to Outboard Systems course covers all components and functions of an outboard engine.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have developed the skill set needed to enter the workforce as an entry-level Outboard Engine Technician, and students will receive a Yamaha industry-recognized credential. 

Students will also be enrolled to participate in an OSHA 10 Safety Program to improve classroom safety while earning this additional certification.

Who Should Take This Program
This 100-hour program is for entry-level participants with little or no experience in the field. Previous experience is desirable but not required. Interested participants should have a high school diploma/equivalent or 1-3 years’ experience in the field. This program is not designed for do-it-yourself home repair, but for those looking for a career in the marine industry.

What to Expect 
This program is hybrid with in-person classroom instruction, live Zoom sessions, onsite technical instruction, and online instruction. Students will receive career coaching, curriculum support, as well as hands-on training.  

Program Timeline  

  • 10 student maximum.
  • OSHA 10 Certification program will run twice weekly, Wed./Thu, 4/3-4/11/2024 from 6-8:30pm.
  • Marine Technician Certification Training will run three nights per week beginning 4/1/2024 on Mon./Wed./Thu., from 6-9pm.

Class Format
This program is held in person at the Marine Technology Lab at Cape Cod Community College.

Contact Curt Ainsworth, Marine Technology Coordinator/Instructor, at 774.330.4606 or email


OSHA 10 Safety Training

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 3, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Minimize exposure to hazardous conditions, be in compliance with Federal and State laws, and reduce your organizations liability exposure. This OSHA 10 safety training is designed for entry-level workers in the trades and is beneficial to ensure individuals are following the correct guidelines for on the job safety. 

AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers


with Matt Malone

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 9, 2024 at 6 pm
1 additional session on Jun 12, 2024

The AHA’s BLS course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).

The AHA’s BLS Course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of in-facility and prehospital settings.

Class Format
This course is offered in person at Cape Cod Community College. Students will be notified of building and room location after completing the registration process. 

Contact Mary Conklin, Program Coordinator, at 508-375-5010 or

Certified Fiber Optics Technician - CFOT

Calendar Next session starts Aug 19, 2024 at 8 am

This introductory 3-day, 24-hour (actual hours may vary depending on number of students) fiber optic technician course is designed for anyone interested in becoming a Certified Fiber Optic Technician. This Fiber Optic Training combines theory and 85% hands-on activities to prepare the student to take the CFOT (Certified Fiber Optic Technician) test that is sanctioned by the FOA (Fiber Optic Association) and given and graded the final class day.

This course also introduces the student to industry standards governing FTTD (Fiber To The Desk), FTTH (Fiber To The Home), and Distribution Cabling. Students will learn how to identify fiber types, recognize various connectors used in fiber installation; and install, terminate, splice, and properly test installed fiber cable to existing standards. This program explores the history and future of fiber optics and fiber optics capabilities, and basic testing and troubleshooting. Anyone interested in becoming a Certified Fiber Optic Technician should attend this class.

Note: The student must pass both the written and hands-on exams to successfully pass this course.

Course Format
In-person (on campus) at Cape Cod Community College. 

Certified Fiber Optics Programs are offered in partnership with BDI Datalynk. 

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