What’s Up? Local Beef, Pork & Bison @ GALLATIN VALLEY FARMERS’ MARKET this Saturday, June 24th

This Saturday is a great day at the GALLATIN VALLEY FARMERS’ MARKET to purchase local beef, pork or bison for your outdoor cooking parties.

  • BEEF from Harry Armstrong & Betsy Indreland
  • PORK from Miller Farms
  • BISON from BJ.

Come to the market this Saturday June 24th, 9 am – noon, at the Gallatin Fairgrounds (Haynes Pavilion and Lawn) to find the wonderful vendors.

For more information contact Kristi at Career Transitions: 388.6701 x 100.

barbecued beef on the grill

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What’s Up? First Gallatin Valley Farmers’ Market SATURDAY, JUNE 17TH, 9AM – NOON@ fairgrounds

See you at the fairgrounds in Bozeman this Saturday!

Get your fresh produce, bakery goods and handicrafts created by Montana artisans.

Check out the beautiful flowering plants & herbs from Visser’s Greenhouse.

For more information contact

Kristi @ Career Transitions: 388.6701 x 100.

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What’s Up? New Class A – CDL Graduate @ Career Transitions

Bozeman resident, MANMEET SINGH has successfully completed Commercial Driver’s License training through non-profit Career Transitions of Belgrade.

On May 30, 2017 Singh passed the Department of Motor Vehicles Class A – CDL driving test and he is now licensed in the State of Montana.  Career Transitions offers affordable, quick turnaround, one-on-one training that accommodates the student’s schedule.

For further information consult the Career Transitions’ website: www.careertransitions.com or contact the Education Coordinator at 388-6701 x 110.

Career Transitions’ truck for CDL Training

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CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT TRAINING – Course Description

Certified Nursing Assistant Training Course Description

NursingStudents will receive comprehensive nursing assistant training in a 86-hour class that includes knowledge-based coursework, hands-on clinical activities, first-hand residential experience at Spring Creek Inn Memory Care Community, and visits to health care facilities to become familiar with employment options. The course also covers job readiness training that includes: understanding of soft skills, job search basics, resume building, and matching the student’s goals with available employment.

The book Nursing Assistant Care: The Basics, 4th Edition by Harman Publishing is utilized as a reference.

Students will be trained by nurse educators who are certified with the State of Montana. The curriculum has been approved by the State of Montana. The class culminates in a final test for state certification. Students are required to be 16 years of age.

Class size in limited to ten students and early enrollment is mandatory.

Class Schedule The training is typically offered in fall and spring each year. (this schedule is subject to change)

The classes are held Monday and Wednesday evenings 5:30 – 8:30 pm  and every other Saturday from during the daytime. Classes will be held in the Career Transitions classrooms and on site at the Spring Creek Inn.

Curriculum & Certification

  • Role and responsibility of the Nurse Assistant in long-term care
  • Basic rights and needs of residents
  • Communication with residents, family and staff
  • Care of resident’s physical environment
  • Personal care of the resident
  • Resident safety and emergency care
  • Death and dying with dignity and family support
  • Resident nutrition and fluid balance
  • Prevention and control of infection
  • Management of personality and behavior disorders
  • Basic anatomy and physiology
  • Meeting the needs of special residents
  • Students will take the State certification test at the conclusion of training
  • Students will consult with Career Transitions staff on job readiness training

Class Cost: $810 payable to Career Transitions.

The tuition includes class time,  clinical work, residential experience, job readiness training., the class textbook and the State Certification test.

For more information call Ellen @ 406-388-6701 Ext. 110 or

email: ellen@careertranstions.com.

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COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE TRAINING – course description

Career Transitions provides one-on-one truck driving training to fit your schedule!
Students will learn the hands-on skills to pass the Class A – Commercial Driver’s License.
The CDL program teaches the student how to safely maneuver and drive a 13 speed truck with a 48’ trailer.

  • Pre-trip inspections of the truck are taught thoroughly.
  • Log books are kept by the student and teacher accounting for hours of service.
  • Students learn all aspects of safely inspecting, driving and parking the tractor-trailer.
  • Students especially practice the skills of shifting gears, backing into a dock and making a 90 degree angle turn.
  • Practice time is spent in traffic on the highways and side roads.
  • Students will practice the key skills in order to pass the DMV pre-trip and drive tests.

Qualifications: Students qualify for the program by holding a current Montana driver’s license, passing the Department of Transportation physical exam and passing a written test to obtain the CLP / Learner’s Permit with the Department of Motor Vehicles. After training registration, students are required to take a drug test prior to instruction.

Career Transitions’ truck & trailer is used for instruction is also used to take the driving test with the DMV Examiner. Upon completion of the class and successfully obtaining a Class A – CDL, the student receives a certificate of completion from Career Transitions and their CDL from the State of Montana. Career Transitions staff will advise students in creating an effective resume and finding job placement. Additional endorsements can be achieved through written tests such as tanker, doubles & triples and Hazmat.

Tuition Options 2017

For the CDL Program, the student provides a current Montana Driver’s License (Class B or D), a DOT physical card, and learners permit (CLP). For the Refresher program the student provides a current CDL. Career Transitions provides the drug test, pre-trip & driving instruction, test review and drive test when applicable.

19-hour COMPREHENSIVE CDL PROGRAM  $2,800

  • Drug Test, Pre-Trip Inspection Instruction (2 hours)
  • Driving Instruction & Practice (14 hours with driving instructor)
  • Test Review with Instructor (3 hours)
  • Drive Test using tractor/trailer with instructor

 14-hour CDL PROGRAM for Experienced Drivers  $2,100

  • Drug Test, Pre-Trip Inspection Instruction (2 hours)
  • Driving Instruction (12 hours with driving instructor)
  • No Test Review
  • Drive Test using tractor/trailer with instructor

8-hour CDL PROGRAM for Experienced Drivers  $1,200

  • Drug Test, Pre-Trip Inspection Instruction (2 hours)
  • Driving Instruction (6 hours with driving instructor)
  • No Test Review
  • Drive Test using tractor/trailer with instructor

 3-hour REFRESHER PROGRAM for Experienced Drivers with Current CDL  $500

  • Drug Test and Driving Instruction (3 hours) No Drive Test

 ADDITIONAL HOURS PROGRAM for Enrolled Students  $165/hour

  • Continued Driving Instruction with driving instructor after initial training
  • Hours are determined by the student, instructor and education coordinator

 RE-TEST for Enrolled Students  $330

  • Driving Exam at Bozeman fairgrounds using tractor/trailer with CT instructor

 DRIVING TEST for Non-Students  $480

  • Drug Test and Driving Exam at Bozeman fairgrounds using tractor/trailer with CT instructor

 HELENA DRIVE TEST for Enrolled Students  $400

  • Additional Charge for Drive Test in Helena with CT driving instructor & CT truck

Tuition is subject to change: Check with Career Transitions for current tuition information.

 

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