ED-CCTP-111 Green Energy Consultant Professional Program

Price: 
$3,360.00
Category: 
Green Energy, CCTP Programs
Combined Hours: 
593.5
Course Type: 
Mentor Supported Self-Study Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Bundled Courses:
Alternative Energy Specialist
Renewable Energy Specialist
LEED Green Associate Training Course
Start Your Own Green Business
Better Interpersonal Communication
Consultative Services
Customer Service Professionalism
Financial Management For Lay People
Social Media Marketing
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Our Complete Career Training Programs (CCTP) include both the training you need and the skills you will want in order to be prepared for your new career. We have taken online career programs to a whole new level by bundling our Career Training with Professional Development and Personal Enrichment courses to ensure you have a diversified learning experience.

Our mentor-supported career courses focus on the industry standards that prepare you for your chosen career or certification. You will also get our smaller, self-study professional development courses to fine tune some of the softer skills needed in your chosen career, and our four-week long, instructor-led personal enrichment courses to further your employment training.

Sign up today for this all-inclusive career training program!  

Alternative Energy Specialist

Become an Alternative Energy Specialist and learn ways to help conserve, reduce, reuse, recycle, and thus minimize our impact on the planet. Through this “entry-level” green course you will learn that even small changes make a difference and that going green is good for our health, the planet, and even our budgets. In this Alternative Energy Specialist course, we will examine the history of sustainability practices and challenges we currently face. You’ll be introduced to the underlying components, installation, and implementation of solar energy, wind energy, photovoltaic systems, and geothermal systems. 

Prerequisite(s): None

Renewable Energy Specialist

This Renewable Energy Specialist course addresses the main characteristics of the emerging generation of technologies which will be employed to provide energy for the power grid over the next 20 years. This course covers solar energy in its various forms, such as photovoltaic, thermal and thermodynamic energy conversion, taking into account the various issues associated with the connection of these solar plants to the grid. We will also cover wind technologies, wave power and geothermal energies. This Renewable Energy Specialist course is a must for anyone interested in moving into the field of green energy. 

Prerequisite(s): Solid knowledge of math and sciences

LEED Green Associate Training Course

Our Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Associate course provides the foundational concepts and standards for the residential, commercial and institutional green building industry. This course prepares students to sit for the LEED Green Associate exam and forms the foundation for a career as a LEED Professional. Course content covers green building core concepts and strategies, sustainable thinking and implementation, LEED standards and rating systems, and an overview of the LEED Green Associate credentialing exam.

 

Start Your Own Green Business

Are you interested in starting your own environmentally-friendly business?  From creating a sustainable business model to selecting eco-friendly products, this course will help you to discover your competitive edge in the green business world of today.  Discover how to establish your business as a green business while exploring new green business opportunities. Plus you will also gain insights, ideas, and concepts from successful green businesses!

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

Better Interpersonal Communication

Interpersonal Communication is a very important skill that is needed to develop and maintain personal and professional relationships. Just because you are talking does not mean you are communicating. This course will take you through the steps involved in understanding the importance of interpersonal communication and the effect on our daily interactions.

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

Consultative Services

Taking a consultative approach to customer service can build a loyal, profitable customer base.  This course discusses how to take a consultative approach to customer service. 

Customer Service Professionalism

Customer service professionals play a vital role in any organization that wants to be profitable. Professional service can be a competitive advantage that helps build a strong, consistent, and loyal customer base. In order for an organization to rise above their competition, they need a dedicated, professional customer service workforce that strives to build customer loyalty. This course discusses professionalism and why it is important for providing excellent customer service.

Financial Management For Lay People

Finance is the discipline of evaluating investments and raising capital to fund those investments. Financial decisions are everywhere in our lives, and it is important to understand both how to make those decisions as well as their impact. This course covers the basic principles of finance for the lay person in order to be able to apply them in their daily life.

Social Media Marketing

Social media is an online phenomenon that lets people communicate and interact virtually. There has been an explosion of growth in popular social media platforms, and many believe that the era of social media has just started. The need for businesses to engage in one or several social media platforms will just grow over time; leveraging social media platforms allows companies the chance to interact with customers in their own backyard and from the whole world. This course discusses social media marketing, how to engage with customers online, best practices for using social media platforms, and ways to measure the return on investment.

** Course Subject to Change.

Alternative Energy Specialist

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recall ways to implement sustainability
  • Identify basic solutions for climate change issues, water distribution and consumption, ecosystems, and pollution
  • List sustainability practices in relation to food, products, waste, and recycling
  • Recognize how to install and operate photovoltaic, solar and wind energy, and geothermal systems
  • Recall the fundamentals of biomass products and fuel cell composition

Renewable Energy Specialist

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Define the core elements of photovoltaic systems and solar energy
  • Identify features of wind system energy and technologies
  • Recognize energy systems based on water and geothermal production
  • List the main features of biofuels and bioenergy technologies
  • Recall various energy systems, their efficiency and other factors of influence

LEED Green Associate Training Course

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the principles of the U.S. Green Building Council and LEED standards and ratings
  • Recognize strategies for efficiently using energy, water, and other resources in the building industry
  • Recall methods for promoting occupant health and productivity in indoor environment design
  • List principles for reducing waste, pollution, and environmental degradation in the building industry
  • Recognize the principles of sustainable thinking, iterative and innovative design, and the implementation process

Start Your Own Green Business

After completing this course, you should be able to: 

  • Define the term ‘green’ and the steps for starting your own green business
  • Recognize how to set up a business and market to potential customers
  • List the options for financing a green company
  • Identify ways to establish green marketing and tips for being socially responsible  

Better Interpersonal Communication

After completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Define interpersonal communication
  • Recognize how communication affects one’s perception, attitude and behavior
  • Identify defensive behaviors and different styles of conflict
  • Recall how electronic communication can enhance and hinder our communication

 

Consultative Services

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Define consultative service
  • Identify the benefits of providing consultative service
  • Recognize the role of the service consultant
  • Recall how to create a consultative approach to service
  • List how to act as a consultant during meetings

Customer Service Professionalism

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify how professionalism leads to customer loyalty
  • Recognize important traits for successful customer service professionals
  • List service duties and skills
  • Name several customer service professional traits
  • Recall how to retain customers

Financial Management For Lay People

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Differentiate between finance and accounting.
  • Recognize the time value of money.
  • Recall why investment risks and returns have a trade-off.
  • Identity the reasons why the source of an investment’s value is based on cash flow, not profits.
  • Describe why an investment’s market value is driven by timely information.

Social Media Marketing

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recall why businesses should be involved in social media marketing
  • Recognize how building a social media community leads to loyal customers who advocate for an organization
  • Identify several ways to build engagement with customers using social media
  • Choose best practices for leveraging social media engagement
  • Define ways to measure the social media return on investment

Alternative Energy Specialist

Alternative Energy Specialist Module 1
History of Sustainability

  • 19th Century Environmentalism
  • International Concerns
  • Ozone
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Justice
  • Natural Systems
  • Earth Layers and Rock Cycle
  • Organisms and Ecosystems

Alternative Energy Specialist Module 2
Energy and Global Climate Change 

  • National and Regional Sustainability Planning
  • Local Sustainability Measurement
  • Small Towns and Sustainability
  • World Energy Production and Consumption
  • Green Energy
  • Nuclear Energy
  • Ocean Acidification
  • Greenhouse Gases
  • Climate Action Plans

Alternative Energy Specialist Module 3
Water, Food, and Green Building

  • Sources of Water Pollution
  • Water Management and Conservation
  • Water Quality
  • Modern Agriculture
  • Farm to Table
  • Community Gardens
  • Beekeeping
  • LEED Building Rating Systems
  • Energy and Atmospheric Health
  • Green Building Policy

Alternative Energy Specialist Module 4
Transportation and Pollution

  • Transportation Options
  • Roads
  • Mass Transit
  • Understanding Pollution Distribution
  • The US Approach to Pollution
  • Sewage Treatment
  • Garbage and Recycling

Alternative Energy Specialist Module 5
Environmental Justice and Sustainability Planning

  • Social Justice
  • Civil Rights
  • Lead Pollution
  • US EPA
  • Exporting Environmental Problems
  • Community Stakeholders
  • Green Regional Development
  • Sustainable Development
  • Globalization

Alternative Energy Specialist Module 6
Economics and Organizational Sustainability Management 

  • Social and Economic Theories
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Total Quality Management
  • Green Consumers
  • Sustainability Reporting
  • Sustainability College Curriculum
  • External Benchmarking
  • Internal Initiatives

Alternative Energy Specialist Module 7
Solar Energy

  • History of Solar Thermal Systems
  • Feasibility of Solar Thermal Systems
  • Economics and Performance of Solar Thermal Systems
  • Passive Systems
  • Active Systems
  • Solar Collectors
  • Solar Thermal System Installation
  • Control Strategies for Solar Thermal Systems
  • Filling and Starting Up the System
  • Various Applications for Solar Thermal Systems

Alternative Energy Specialist Module 8
Photovoltaic

  • Solar Photovoltaics on an Atomic Level
  • Photovoltaics and Electric Principles
  • Photovoltaic Components
  • Photovoltaic System Configurations
  • Utilizing Solar Resources
  • Photovoltaic System Wiring
  • Grounding Requirements
  • Installing Photovoltaic Systems

Alternative Energy Specialist Module 9
Wind Energy

  • History of Wind Power
  • Different Types of Wind Turbines
  • Model Selection
  • Zoning Considerations
  • Correct Sizing
  • Installation and Maintenance Issues
  • Large Scale Turbines
  • Proper Site Selection
  • Safety Practices for Large-Scale Wind Turbines

Alternative Energy Specialist Module 10
Geothermal

  • Geothermal Refrigeration System
  • Types of Configurations of Geothermal Loops
  • Open-Loop Configurations
  • Closed-Loop Configurations
  • Proper Sizing Procedures
  • Load Calculations
  • Heat Loss Calculations
  • Heat Gain Calculation
  • Duct Sizing

Alternative Energy Specialist Module 11
Biomass

  • Installing Geothermal Systems
  • Start Up Procedures
  • Using Biomass as a Heating Source
  • Applications for Biomass Burners
  • Wood, Corn, and Pellet Stoves
  • Outdoor Boilers
  • Indoor Boilers and Furnaces

Alternative Energy Specialist Module 12
Fuel Cells and CHP

  • What is a Fuel Cell?
  • Fuel Cell Composition
  • Fuel Cell Installation
  • Fuel Cell Maintenance
  • CHP Applications
  • Design Guidelines
  • System Costs
  • Maintenance of CHP Systems
     

**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**

Renewable Energy Specialist

Renewable Energy Specialist Module 1
Principles of Renewable Energy and Solar Radiation

  • Energy and Sustainable Development
  • Technical Implications
  • Standards and Regulations
  • Atmospheric Transmission, Absorption and Reflection
  • Extraterrestrial Solar Radiation
  • Components of Radiation
  • Measuring Solar Radiation
  • Site Estimation of Solar Radiation
  • Greenhouse Effect and Climate Change

Renewable Energy Specialist Module 2
Solar Water Heating and Thermal Applications

  • Calculation of Heat Balance: General Remarks
  • Flat-plate Collectors
  • Selective Surfaces
  • Instrumentation and Monitoring
  • Social and Environmental Aspects
  • Air Heaters
  • Crop Driers
  • Water Desalination
  • Solar Salt-Gradient Ponds and Solar Concentrators
  • Fuel and Chemical Synthesis from Concentrated Solar

Renewable Energy Specialist Module 3
Photovoltaic (PV) Power Technology and Hydropower

  • Photovoltaic Circuit Properties
  • Applications and Systems
  • Maximizing Cell Efficiency
  • Types and Adaptations of Photovoltaics
  • Social, Economic and Environmental Aspects
  • Assessing the Resource Hydropower
  • Impulse and Reaction Turbines
  • Hydroelectric Systems
  • Pumped Hydro Storage

Renewable Energy Specialist Module 4
Wind Resource and Wind Power Technology

  • World Wind
  • Characteristics of the Wind
  • Wind Instrumentation, Measurement and Computational Tools and Prediction
  • Turbine Types and Terms
  • Linear Momentum and Angular Momentum Theories
  • Blade Element Theory
  • Power Extraction by a Turbine
  • Electricity Generation
  • Mechanical Power

Renewable Energy Specialist Module 5
Photosynthesis and Bioenergy Technologies

  • Trophic Level Photosynthesis
  • Photosynthesis at the Cellular and Molecular Level
  • Energy Farming: Biomass Production for Energy
  • R&D to ‘improve’ Photosynthesis
  • Biofuel Classification
  • Direct Combustion for Heat
  • Anaerobic Digestion for Biogas
  • Wastes and Residues
  • Biodiesel from Vegetables and Algae

Renewable Energy Specialist Module 6
Wave Power and Tidal-Current and Tidal-Range Power

  • Wave Motion, Energy and Power
  • Real (Irregular) Sea Waves: Patterns and Power
  • Energy Extraction from Devices
  • Wave Power Devices
  • The Cause of Tide
  • Enhancement of Tides
  • Tidal-Current/Stream Power
  • World Tidal Power Sites

Renewable Energy Specialist Module 7
Ocean Gradient and Geothermal Energy

  • Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC)
  • Practical Considerations about OTEC
  • Devices
  • Related Technologies
  • Osmotic Power from Salinity Gradients
  • Geophysics
  • Dry Rock and Hot Aquifer Analysis
  • Ground-Source Heat Pumps

Renewable Energy Specialist Module 8
Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency 

  • Distribution Technologies
  • Electricity Supply and Networks
  • Comparison of Technologies for Energy Storage
  • Energy Storage for Grid Electricity
  • Batteries and Fuel Cells
  • Energy End-Use by Sector
  • Energy-Efficient Solar Buildings
  • Transport
  • Manufacturing Industry
  • Domestic Energy Use 

Renewable Energy Specialist Module 9
Institutional and Economic Factors

  • Socio-Political Factors
  • Economics
  • Life Cycle Analysis
  • Policy Tools
  • Quantifying Choice
  • Present Status of Renewable Energy
  • The Way Ahead

**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**

LEED Green Associate Training Course

LEED Green Associate Module 1
Becoming a LEED Green Associate

  • LEED Green Associate Certification
  • Intro to Green Building
  • Employment Opportunities
  • Specialized Communication Skills
  • LEED Applications
  • Green Associate Exam
  • LEED Green Core Concepts
  • Climate Change
  • Life-Cycle Approach
  • Cost of Green Building


LEED Green Associate Module 2
Overview of USGBC and LEED

  • U.S. Green Building Council
  • LEED Rating Systems
  • Program Requirements
  • Impact Categories
  • Certification Levels and Process
  • Location and Transportation
  • Site Development
  • Health and Livability
  • Sustainable Sites
  • Rainwater Management


LEED Green Associate Module 3
Efficiency, Atmosphere and Resources

  • Water Conservation
  • Full Time Equivalent (FTE)
  • Reducing Water Use
  • Reducing Energy Demand
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Renewable Energy
  • Product Attributes and Disclosures
  • Material Conservation
  • Waste Management
  • Environmentally Preferable Materials

LEED Green Associate Module 4
Environmental Quality and Innovation

  • The Indoor Environment
  • Air Quality Strategies
  • Lighting Intents
  • Occupant Comfort, Health and Satisfaction Intents
  • Space Categorization
  • Unoccupied Spaces
  • Innovation Intents
  • Regional Priority
  • Regional Priority Strategies

LEED Green Associate Module 5
Green Buildings and Communities

  • The Environmental Impacts of Buildings
  • What is Green Building?
  • The Rise of the Green Building Industry
  • Green Building Location
  • Green Building Costs and Savings
  • Sustainable Thinking
  • Life-Cycle Approach
  • Integrative Process
  • Team Selection
  • Observation

LEED Green Associate Module 6
Green Building Core Concepts and Applications

  • Application Strategies
  • Location and Transportation
  • Sustainable Sites
  • Water Efficiency
  • Energy and Atmosphere
  • Materials and Resources
  • Indoor Environmental Quality
  • Innovation
  • About the USGBC
  • About LEED
     

**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**

Start Your Own Green Business

Start Your Own Green Business Module 1
Getting Started in a Green Business

Has Green living infiltrated your everyday life?  Are you ready to share the lifestyle with others?  Module one will take a look at how to start your own Green business.  Included in module one is how to set personal, financial, business and environmental goals into place within your company. We will look at how to begin in small, manageable ways.  

  • What Does “Green” Mean?
  • The Green Home Based Business
  • What are Your Personal Goals
  • What are Your Financial and Business Goals
  • What are Your Environmental Goals

Start Your Own Green Business Module 2
Setting Up Your Business

Module two will take a look at how to market to your customers.  Also included in module two are strategies to use to scout out your competition and how to offer the right products and pricing in your business.  Module two will look at the basic costs of business start-up, as well.

  • Customers and Market Research
  • Exploring Your Target Market
  • Scouting the Competition
  • Finding a Green Location
  • Business Equipment, Furniture, and Figuring Out Your Costs

Start Your Own Green Business Module 3
Making Your Way in a Greener World

In module three we will explore the options you have to finance your company.  Establishing a Green business can be challenging as much of the population has not made the transfer to incorporating a green lifestyle.  Module three will guide you through establishing your business plan and what you can do to market to your community.

  • Green Financing
  • Getting the Go to Go Green
  • Making Your Way
  • Establishing a Green Business
  • The Mindset of the Community

Start Your Own Green Business Module 4
Spreading the Word and Social Responsibility

Module four will take a look at establishing your responsibility to your community.  Living a Green life will help your company set apart from its competition.  From marketing to daily business processes, the company should be maintaining positive green habits.  Module four will share tips as to stay up-to-date with industry trends and the future of Green. 

  • Green Marketing
  • It Starts at Home
  • Social Responsible Investing
  • Maintaining Positive Green Habits
  • The Future of Green

Better Interpersonal Communication

Better Interpersonal Communication  Module 1
Introduction to Interpersonal Communication

Module one will help students understand just what interpersonal communication is.  Included is how you communicate face-to-face, and the process by which you exchange information through feelings and through verbal and non-verbal messages.  Module one will discuss how you communicate through voice, facial features, gestures, and body language.

  • Understanding Interpersonal Communication
  • What is Communication
  • Verbal Communication
  • Non Verbal Communication
  • Listening Skills

Better Interpersonal Communication Module 2
Self-Concept, Self-Esteem and Self-Disclosure

In module two, students will learn more about how communication affect’s one’s perception, attitude and behavior, all of which can be demonstrated through interpersonal communication.  In order to communicate with others you first need to be able to understand yourself.  Module two will also touch on gender communication and how to understand the differences in how males and females communicate.

  • Understanding Your Self-Concept
  • About Your Self-Esteem
  • Exercising Self-Disclosure
  • Understanding Gender Communication
  • Perception of Interpersonal Communication

Better Interpersonal Communication Module 3
Perception, Defensiveness and Conflict

Not everyone’s perception of their environment is the same.  Module three will discuss how we pay attention to various stimuli and clues, whether consciously or not.  Also included in this module is defensive behaviors and how to communicate without it dominating your interpersonal relationship.  Finally, module three will discuss the conflicts that occur in communicating with others with there is an inconsistency in ideas, attitudes, emotions and values.

  • Understanding Perception
  • Physiological Perceptions
  • Psychological Perceptions
  • Defensive Behaviors
  • Different Styles of Conflict

Better Interpersonal Communication Module 4
Electronic Communication

Electronic communication has become a part of about everyone’s lives.  We have the convenience of communicating via text, e-mail, social networking sites and phone calls and face to face communication has dwindled.  Module four will discuss how electronic communication can enhance and hinder our communication and intimacy at the same time.  Also included is how to most effectively use electronic communication.

  • Types of Electronic Communication
  • Characteristics of Electronic Communication
  • Electronic Communication-Misuses
  • Using Electronic Communication Effectively
  • How Technology Plays a Role in Interpersonal Communication

All course materials included.

Alternative Energy Specialist

Upon successful completion of our Alternative Energy Specialist course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position as an Sustainability Professional and will be prepared to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Certified Sustainability Specialist (CSS).

Renewable Energy Specialist

Upon successful completion of our Renewable Energy Specialist course, students will be prepared to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Certified Renewable Energy Specialist (CRES).

LEED Green Associate Training Course

Upon successful completion of the LEED Green Associate course, students will be prepared to sit for the U.S. Green Building Council - LEED Green Associate Certification exam to become a Certified LEED Green Associate.

Consultative Services

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Online has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Online has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Online is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Customer Service Professionalism

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Online has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Online has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Online is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Financial Management For Lay People

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Online has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Online has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Online is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Social Media Marketing

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Online has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Online has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Online is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Online has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Online has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Online is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

 

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

While our courses are accessible through multiple mobile learning platforms, some courses may include a CD or DVD with the Textbook, so you may need access to a computer with CD-ROM or DVD Drive.

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player
  • Courses that include a CD-ROM or DVD may require an external drive and Parallels software to view.