Alva Campus Short Term Classes


Course Catalogue

Northwest Tech offers a variety of short term training options. You may view the Spring 2017 Course Catalogue shown below to see an overview of courses and training programs available at Northwest Tech or you may view and/or download the catalogue in NWTC Spring 2017 Catalogue.

Training Categories

You may view updated course listings by clicking on one of the training categories below.  Course names, dates, and times will be listed as well as In-District and Out Of District tuition and any fees associated with the class.  Enrollment information will be provided in the right column. Courses available for online enrollment will have an Enroll Now button on the right side of the listing.

Cleet Classes

Course Title Date Days Time In District Tuition Out of District Tuition Fees Enrollment
Private Security Guard Phase I 2/6-2/14 M & W 6:00-10:00 79 79 10 Closed
Private Security Guard Phase II 2/20-2/28 M & W 6:00-10:00 79 79 10 Closed
Private Investigator Phase III 4/3-5/8 M & W 6:00-10:00 139 139 10 Closed

CDL, Vehicle and Safety Courses

Course Title Date Days Time In District Tuition Out of District Tuition Fees Enrollment
AAA Driver Improvement Program 1/23 M 9:00 - 4:00 30 30 6 Enroll Now
15 Passenger Van Safety 1/17 Tu 3:00 - 4:00 30 30 No Fee Closed
15 Passenger Van Safety 1/31 Tu 3:00 - 4:00 30 30 No Fee Enroll Now
Defensive Driving Class Call to Schedule Sat 9:00 - 4:00 50 50 20 Call 580.327.0344
Defensive Driving Class Call to Schedule Sat 9:00 - 4:00 50 50 20 Call 580.327.0344
Driver Safety Classes Call to Schedule Sat 9:00 - 12:00 95 95 No Fee Call 580.327.0344
Driver Safety Classes Call to Schedule Sat 9:00 - 12:00 95 95 No Fee Call 580.327.0344
Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors 2/10 F 8:00 - 10:00 40 40 No Fee Enroll Now
Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors 4/14 F 8:00 - 10:00 40 40 No Fee Enroll Now
Truck Driver Training Course (Call for Prerequiste Information) Call to Schedule M - F 7:00 - 4:30 3500 3500 No Fee Call 580.327.0344
Commercial Motor Vehicle Classes:
CMV Drivers Basics for Entry-Level Training
Driver Vehicle Inspections: The Complete Process
CSA: Know the Basics
Hours of Service
Alcohol & Drug Testing: What Drivers Need to Know
Call to Schedule Call 580.327.0344

Computer Classes

Course Title Date Days Time In District Tuition Out of District Tuition Fees Enrollment
QuickBooks, Basic and Beyond Basic (bring your own flash drive) 2/6-3/20 M 6:00 - 9:00 65 130 25.00 Bk opt. Canceled
Microsoft Excel NEW! 2/1-2/22 W 1:30 - 4:30 50 100 5 Closed
Microsoft Excel NEW! 2/1-2/22 W 5:30 - 8:30 50 100 5 Closed

Cooking Classes

Course Title Date Days Time In District Tuition Out of District Tuition Fees Enrollment
Cake Decorating/Creative Cupcakes (Supply List Provided) 1/31-3/7 Tu 6:00 - 8:00 50 100 5 Canceled
Cake Decorating/Creative Cupcakes Class Held In Cherokee 3/21-4/25 Tu 6:00 - 8:00 50 100 5 Canceled

Education and Personal Development

Course Title Date Days Time In District Tuition Out of District Tuition Fees Enrollment
Focus On Reading with Reading Plus 1/12-4/6 Tu & Th 4:00-6:00 80 160 10 Canceled
ABE/GED Classes 1/16-4/24 M 6:00-8:00 100 100 25 Closed
HiSet New! 1/3-3/28 Tu 4:00-6:00 100 100 25 Canceled
Paraprofessional 1/26-3/9 Th 4:00 - 8:00 132 132 No fee Closed

ETC SafeLand and USA Safety Awareness

Course Title Date Days Time In District Tuition Out of District Tuition Fees Enrollment
Session 1 1/12 Th 7:30 - 4:30 $300.00 per
company, $75/ Individual
$300.00 per
company, $75/ Individual
10.00 card Closed
Session 2 2/9 Th 7:30 - 4:30 $300.00 per
company, $75/ Individual
$300.00 per
company, $75/ Individual
10.00 card Closed
Session 3 3/9 Th 7:30 - 4:30 $300.00 per
company, $75/ Individual
$300.00 per
company, $75/ Individual
10.00 card Closed
Session 4 4/13 Th 7:30 - 4:30 $300.00 per
company, $75/ Individual
$300.00 per
company, $75/ Individual
10.00 card Closed
Session 5 5/11 Th 7:30 - 4:30 $300.00 per
company, $75/ Individual
$300.00 per
company, $75/ Individual
10.00 card Closed
Session 6 6/8 Th 7:30 - 4:30 $300.00 per
company, $75/ Individual
$300.00 per
company, $75/ Individual
10.00 card Enroll Now

Farm Management Courses

Course Title Date Days Time In District Tuition Out of District Tuition Fees Enrollment
Goal Setting / Planning / Marketing/ Risk Management /Balance Sheets / Record Keeping 1/17 & 31 , 2/7 & 21 & 3/7 Tu 6:00-8:00 50 100 Closed

Handgun Permit Courses

Course Title Date Days Time In District Tuition Out of District Tuition Fees Enrollment
Basic Hand Gun 2/4 Sat 8:00-12:00 50 50 No Fee Canceled
Basic Hand Gun 4/8 Sat 8:00-12:00 50 50 No Fee Canceled
Basic Hand Gun 6/3 Sat 8:00-12:00 50 50 No Fee Canceled
Defensive Handgun Training 5/20 Sat 8:00-5:00 120 120 No Fee Closed
Hand Gun Permit 1/14 Sat 8:00 - 5:00 60 60 No Fee Canceled
Hand Gun Permit 2/11 Sat 8:00 - 5:00 60 60 No Fee Closed
Hand Gun Permit 3/25 Sat 8:00 - 5:00 60 60 No Fee Closed
Hand Gun Permit 4/15 Sat 8:00 - 5:00 60 60 No Fee Closed
Hand Gun Permit 5/13 Sat 8:00 - 5:00 60 60 No Fee Enroll Now
Hand Gun Permit 6/10 Sat 8:00 - 5:00 60 60 No Fee Enroll Now

Health Related Courses

Course Title Date Days Time In District Tuition Out of District Tuition Fees Enrollment
Certified Nurse Aide, Long-Term Care 1/30-2/16 M - Th 8:00 - 4:00 475 950 100 Closed
Certified Nurse Aide, Long-Term Care 5/8-5/25 M-Th 8:00 - 4:00 475 950 100 Closed
Certified Nurse Aide, Long-Term Care 6/5-6/22 M-Th 8:00 - 4:00 475 950 100 Call to enroll
Evening Certified Nurse Aide, Long-Term Care 1/19-3/9 Th-F 1:00 - 8:30 475 950 100 Canceled
Evening Certified Nurse Aide, Long-Term Care 3/23-4/28 Th-F 1:00 - 8:30 475 950 100 Closed
Certified Medication Aide (CMA) 1/9-1/19 Varies 8:00 - 4:00 315 630 100 Closed
Advanced CMA-Glucose Monitoring & Insulin Administration 2/21-2/23 Tu - Th 8:00 - 4:00 255 255 40 Closed
Advanced CMA-Glucose Monitoring & Insulin Administration By Arrangement M - W 8:00 - 4:00 255 255 40 Call 580.327.0344
Advanced CMA- Respiratory & Gastric By Arrangement M - Tu 8:00 - 4:00 255 255 No Fee Call 580.327.0344
Feeding Assistant By Arrangement Call 580.327.0344
Restorative Care Aide By Arrangement Call 580.327.0344
Certified Medication Aide (CMA), CEU's (In Alva) 3/3 F 8:00 - 5:00 32 64 No Fee Closed
Certified Medication Aide (CMA), CEU's (In Fairview) 6/2 F 8:00 - 5:00 32 64 No Fee Closed
AHA CPR/AED & First Aid 4/4 & 5/2 Tu 4:30-10:30 45 45 5 Canceled
AHA CPR/First Aid & AED 5/6 Sat. 9:00-3:00 45 45 5 Closed
AHA CPR/First Aid & AED 4/22 & 5/20 Sat. 1:00-7:00 45 45 5 Canceled
AHA Healthcare Provider CPR By Arrangement 8:00 - 2:00 45 45 5 Call 580.327.0344
EMT, Emergency Medical Technician By Arrangement Call 580.327.0344
Advanced EMT, Emergency Medical Technician By Arrangement Call 580.327.0344
EMR, Emergency Medical Responder By Arrangement Call 580.327.0344

Leadership and Employee Development

Course Title Date Days Time In District Tuition Out of District Tuition Fees Enrollment
Winning the Workplace Challenge By Arrangement Th 9:00 - 4:00 Free Free No fee Enroll Now
Dressing for Success & Basic Business Dining Etiquette 2/22 W 9:00-12:00 15 15 No Fee Canceled

New Employee Training

Course Title Date Days Time In District Tuition Out of District Tuition Fees Enrollment
Oil and Gas Career Readiness Program:
–10 Hour General Industry OSHA
–AHA CPR/First Aid and AED
–Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness (H2S)
–ETC SafeLandUSA
Call to Schedule 150 150 35 Call 580.327.0344
Fall Protection Safety Safety Classes - call for a class date or schedule a class for you and/or your company.

Call 580.327.0344

OSHA Training

Course Title Date Days Time In District Tuition Out of District Tuition Fees Enrollment
10 Hour OSHA General Industry 1/9 & 10 M & Tu 8:00 - 4:30-M
8:00 - 11:30-Tu
$75 per person/ Call for company rate. $75 per person/ Call for company rate. 25 Closed
10 Hour OSHA General Industry 2/6 & 7 M & Tu 8:00 - 4:30-M
8:00 - 11:30-Tu
$75 per person/ Call for company rate. $75 per person/ Call for company rate. 25 Closed
10 Hour OSHA General Industry 3/6 & 7 M & Tu 8:00 - 4:30-M
8:00 - 11:30-Tu
$75 per person/ Call for company rate. $75 per person/ Call for company rate. 25 Closed
10 Hour OSHA General Industry 4/3 & 4 M & Tu 8:00 - 4:30-M
8:00 - 11:30-Tu
$75 per person/ Call for company rate. $75 per person/ Call for company rate. 25 Closed
10 Hour OSHA General Industry 5/1 & 2 M & Tu 8:00 - 4:30-M
8:00 - 11:30-Tu
$75 per person/ Call for company rate. $75 per person/ Call for company rate. 25 Closed
10 Hour OSHA General Industry 6/5 & 6 M & Tu 8:00 - 4:30-M
8:00 - 11:30-Tu
$75 per person/ Call for company rate. $75 per person/ Call for company rate. 25 Enroll Now
30 Hour OSHA General Industry 3/20-3/23 M-Th 9:30-6:30 $150.00 per
person/ Call for company rate.
$150.00 per
person/ Call for company rate.
35 Closed

Special Safety Courses

Course Title Date Days Time In District Tuition Out of District Tuition Fees Enrollment
Pipeline Safety Compliance Training- GAS New! 3/6-3/9 M,Tu,W, Th 8:00-5:00 M-W
8:00-12:00 Th
1895 1895 No Fee Closed
Pipeline Safety Compliance Training- LIQUID New! 5/1-5/4 M,Tu,W, Th 8:00-5:00 M-W
8:00-12:00 Th
1895 1895 No Fee Closed
Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors 2/10 F 8:00 - 10:00 40 40 No Fee Closed
Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors 4/21 F 8:00 - 10:00 40 40 No Fee Closed
Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness (H2S) 2/21 Tu 8:00-12:00 20 20 5 Closed
Forklift Certification 3/21 Tu 8:00-12:00 20 20 5 Closed
Fire Safety w/Hands on Fire Extinguisher Training 4/10 M 9:00-10:30 20 20 5 Closed
Trenching, Shoring, & Excavation Safety 4/26 Th 8:00 - 12:00 20 20 5 Closed
Confined Space Awareness 5/8 M 8:00-12:00 20 20 5 Closed
Fall Protection Awareness 5/22 M 8:00-12:00 20 20 5 Closed
Respiratory Safety & Fit Testing (Need Medical Opinion Prior to Fit Test) Call to Schedule 20 20 No fee Call 580.327.0344
Online Medical Evaluations Call to Schedule 35 35 No fee Call 580.327.0344
Pulmonary Function Testing Call to Schedule 50 50 No fee Call 580.327.0344
Audiometric (Hearing) Testing Call to Schedule 20 20 No fee Call 580.327.0344

For additional training topics for your business, please visit the Business & Industry Services section of our website.

Special Skills and Interests

Course Title Date Days Time In District Tuition Out of District Tuition Fees Enrollment
T-Shirt Quilting 1/19-2/23 Th 7:00-9:00 30 60 15 Canceled
Flying a Drone- How To Fly & Legalities (weather permitting) New! 1/21 & 1/28 Sat 1:00-3:00 20 40 5 Enroll Now
Beginners Golf 4/3-5/1 M 6:00-8:00 40 80 No Fee Enroll Now
There's an Oil for That! Essential Oils 101 1/9-2/13 M 6:30-8:30 45 90 20 Canceled
There's an Oil for That! Essential Oils 101 4/3-5/15 M 6:30 - 8:30 45 90 20 Enroll Now
Distressed Furniture (Supplies Included) 4/26 W 6:00-9:00 20 40 30 Enroll Now
Clean Eating "On a Budget" (The Basics/Shopping) New! 1/5-1/26 Th 6:00-8:00 25 50 5 Closed
Clean Eating "To Go" (Food Prep) New! 2/2-2/23 Th 6:00-8:00 30 60 30 Enroll Now
Clean Eating "Express" (Application) New! 3/3-3/9 Th 6:00-8:00 10 20 5 Enroll Now
Digital Albums & More 1/24-2/14 Tu 6:00-9:00 50 100 No Fee Enroll Now
Beekeeping Basics 1/9 M 6:00-8:00 10 10 No Fee Closed
Hunter Safety 3/25 Sat 8:00-5:00 Free Free No Fee Enroll Now
Lifeguard Certification in Partnership with NWOSU New! Call to Enroll Varies Call 580.327.0344
Tai Chi New! 3/21 - 3/28 Tu 6:00 - 7:30 15 30 5 Enroll Now
PADI Open Water Scuba Certification Class in Partnership with NWOSU (Supply own Wet Suit & travel to Lake Tenkiller for a day and 1/2 on Sat. & Sun.) 6/5-6/11 (must enroll by 5/22) M, Tu, Th, Sat, Sun. Varies $349.00-Book or $425.00-Electronic $349.00-Book or $425.00-Electronic Enroll Now

Transportation Courses

Course Title Date Days Time In District Tuition Out of District Tuition Fees Enrollment
Snow & Ice Control Techniques for Government Personel New! 1/5 Th 8:30-2:00 Free Free No Fee Closed
CDL Permit Prep Course 1/9, 1/10 & 1/12 M, Tu & Th 6:00 - 9:00 50 50 5 Closed
CDL Permit Prep Course 3/6, 3/7 & 3/9 M, Tu & Th 6:00 - 9:00 50 50 5 Closed
School Bus Driver Training ( Must have CDL Permit) 1/30-2/10 M-F 6:00-10:00 200 200 45 Closed
School Bus Driver Refresher Training 1/31 Tu 6:00-10:00 25 25 No fee Closed
Private Pilot Ground School New! 1/12-4/6 Th 6:00-9:00 360 360 150 Closed
Bi-Annual Flight Review New! Call to Schedule Varies Varies $50.00/hr $50.00/hr No Fee Call 580.327.0344

Enrollment Options

There are several easy ways to enroll for short term classes:

Class sizes are limited and fill on a first come, first serve basis.  Enrollment is not guaranteed until payment is received and enrollment is verified by a Northwest Tech staff member.

Contact Information

For questions about short-term classes at the Alva campus, contact Charlotte Hadwiger by phone at 580.327.0344 by email at chadwiger@nwtech.edu or Angie Flynt by phone at 580.327.0344 or by email at aflynt@nwtech.edu.