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Connected Education Courses



Connected EdAVTEC offers a range of courses that enable students to learn at a distance yet stay connected with AVTEC, instructors and fellow classmates. Some online courses offer real-time, interactive education that builds an online community. Some classes may be an independent study class that is guided and mentored by a highly qualified AVTEC instructor. Using well designed course materials prepared by a knowledgeable instructor, you can study when and where it's most convenient for you!

What do I need to be a successful Connected Ed student?


  • Email Address
  • Reliable Internet Access
  • Many Classes require Headset/Microphone
  • Printer Access

Software Requirements

Your class may require you to install software. Your instructor will notify you of what programs you will need.

Classes With Live Online Meeting Times


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Microsoft Office Specialist Certification


Online Guided Learning, Independent Study, Open Enrollment


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Course Descriptions


Trades Math Online (TMO)

Online Course
TMO is designed for construction trades apprenticeship candidates and other individuals interested in improving their trades-specific math skills. This is a “guided learning” course, meaning the course will be mostly self-taught from the textbook, but participants will also have access to AVTEC’s TMO instructors for one-on-one tutoring. There are no live classes. Participants may begin the course at their convenience and proceed at their own pace. Participants need access to a RELIABLE internet connection, a printer and a valid e-mail address.

Topics:tape measure

  • Arithmetic of Whole Numbers
  • Fractions
  • Decimal Numbers
  • Ratio, Proportion & Percent
  • Measurement
  • Pre-Algebra
  • Basic Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Introduction to Right Triangle Trigonometry

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Microsoft Office Specialist Certification

Online Course
You'll benefit from Microsoft Office Specialist certification—whether you want to take your career further or to improve your company's bottom line. That's because this Specialist certification globally recognizes and validates expertise and skills with Microsoft Office programs. Employers around the world know that it's a smart decision to hire Microsoft Office Specialist certified job candidates.

To learn more about the individual certification programs and objectives, click here.
To learn more about the Microsoft Office Specialist requirements, click here.

Required for Class:

  • Textbook - You will be notified at the time of acceptance.
  • Headphone and microphone (headset) for your computer. A headset/mic can be purchased from any electronic store and usually can be bough for $30 or less. Here is a link to a headset but please purchase from your local vendor or choice. Any brand or model will work just fine. Click Here to View or Order Headset Mic

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Internet Computing Core Certification

Online Course
Why Get IC3 Certified? You've spent time and money on training and education for a good reason—to move ahead. So how do you prove to others that you have the necessary computing knowledge and skills to be successful? The answer is IC3 certification. IC3 certification will immediately identify you as someone who has what it takes to succeed on the job.

What do you mean digital literacy and what is IC3? Digital literacy is vital to the success of individuals in today’s workplace. Exposure to computers does not equal understanding. The Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC³) program is a global, validated, standards-based training and certification program for critical computing and Internet knowledge and skills. IC3 ensures you have the knowledge and skills required for effective use of computer hardware, software, networks, and the Internet. IC3 is your starting place to advancement in employment, education, or other certification programs.

AVTEC's Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) is an exciting online digital literacy certification program that can be completed from your home or office.

The IC3 digital literacy track is made up of three modules:

  1. Computing Fundamentals
  2. Key Applications
  3. Living Online

For an overview of the IC3 program, click here.

The IC3 class is aimed at providing the skills needed to understand the digital world and advance in the workplace. By completing all three modules and passing a certification exam at the end of each module, you can earn the Internet and Computing Core Certification.

Required for Class:

  • Textbook - You will be notified at the time of acceptance
  • Headphone and microphone (headset) for your computer. A headset/mic can be purchased from any electronic store and usually can be bough for $30 or less. Here is a link to a headset but please purchase from your local vendor or choice. Any brand or model will work just fine. Click Here to View or Order Headset Mic

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HELP Test Prep for Alaska Paraprofessionals

Online, Guided Learning, Independent Study
Test Prep courses, Written Expression and Reading Test Prep , are online courses to be completed independently yet guided and mentored without class meeting times.

Note: Qualified individuals can receive financial aid to support their attendance to this training. Employed paraprofessionals should contact their local school districts and individuals not currently employed in a paraprofessional position should contact the Alaska Job Center in their region.

NCLB Highly Qualified Deadline for Paraprofessionals - Visit http://www.eed.state.ak.us/teachercertification/hq.html for more information

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Moodle v1.9.5 Basics Live

Online Course
MoodleAre you ready to work hard and become a proficient, independent Moodle user and course developer in a very short time? If so, you should sign up for two-weeks of intense Moodle Training. No previous experience with Moodle required! This training will assist participants in familiarizing themselves with the online Moodle Learning Management system recently updated to take advantage of v1.9.5 features. This course will provide participants an opportunity to begin construction of a “sandbox” course and receive feedback and advice from fellow students and other experienced “Moodlers." Participants will learn the “best practices” of integrating basic Moodle resources and activities into their online courses.

Participants will participate in two live online class each week via Elluminate and view additional training videos, complete course creation activities, participate in group discussions and complete other assignments anytime during the week. Two additional graded professional development credits are available for an additional fee. Course fills quickly and is limited to first 20 paid participants so don’t delay!

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Transition to MS Office 2007

Online Course
Where is that file menu?? Want a couple of tips/tricks to help you avoid the frustration of your transition? This short course will concentrate on the transition between Office 2003 version to the Office 2007 version.  MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint new features and techniques will also be highlighted and practiced during the live sessions.

Participants will participate in two live, online classes each week via Elluminate and view additional training videos, participate in group discussions and complete other assignments anytime during the week. One credit is available for an additional fee.

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Can AVTEC help with your training needs?

If your organization is interested in development of a class to be offered via distance technologies, call Admissions at 1-800-478-5389 or email admissions@avtec.edu

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