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Fall 2019

  • Do you have a passion for fitness? Prepare for a new professional endeavor and expand your understanding of this dynamic field by becoming a certified personal trainer. Whether you are looking for a new career path or just some extra income, this class prepares you to be a top-notch personal trainer. Lecture topics include anatomy, exercise physiology, nutrition and health screening. Practical training prepares you to work with clients one-on-one. Participants who successfully complete this course will be prepared to sit for the American Council on Exercise’s (ACE) Personal Trainer Exam. CPR certification is required to sit for the exam. Cost of text and exam are not included. For more information visit
    Alex Nigro, Lisa Summers
    2409 Sec. A Tuesday (12 sessions), 9/3-11/19, 5:30-8PM, HCC WDC Rm 1006
  • Prepare to renew your remote pilot certificate, mandated by the FAA every two years. Brush up on drone piloting fundamentals and regulations in this refresher course that covers what you need to know to take the recurrent knowledge test. The exam will not be offered during class, however, facilities where the test is proctored will be discussed. This course is designed for current pilots who are renewing their certificates. Aspiring pilots who have not passed the initial knowledge test are still welcome to attend, but note that additional study is required outside of class.
    Stacey Shrewsbury
    2571 Sec. A Thursday 10/10, 1PM-5PM, HCC ACEC Rm 2206/2207
    $50 discount fee if signing up for Drone conference at same time

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  • You just purchased a new drone, and you can't wait to get it in the air. Learn how to fly it legally without attracting undesirable attention from the FAA and/or law enforcement. This course will cover stipulations on what you need to register your drone and how to do it, along with new regulations that mandate who needs a Remote Pilot Airman Certificate. Other ethical considerations on appropriate drone use concerning data collection will also be covered. This class will be instructed by an FAA specialist.

    Warren Smith
    2394 Sec A Saturday 11/9, 10AM-1PM
    HCC WDC Rm 3603


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Continuing Education
Heartland Community College
Workforce Development Center, Suite 2400
1500 West Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8160
TDD: 309-268-8030
Fax: 309-268-7882
E-mail: Continuing Education

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