Commonwealth Corporation staff and our colleagues in the organizations we have awarded grants to have developed curricula, lesson plans and instructional materials that can be used or adapted by program designers. On the left-hand side of this page you will find links to these materials: A)Career Readiness B)Clean Energy Sector Programs C) Construction Sector and Skilled Trades Workforce Programs D) Education Sector Programs E) Financial Services Sector Programs F) Health Sector Programs G) Hotel/Hospitality Sector Programs H)Lifeskills, Career Development Exploration Programs I) Manufacturing Sector Programs and J)Other Programs (such as computer literacy).
Enhanced Clinical Skills for Medical Assistants
This 5 session course will enhance existing skills and build the knowledge of Medical Assistants to prepare them for a specialized career at a community health center. Topics include: Revenue Enhancement, Clinical Reasoning, Emergency Skills, Instrument Identification and Colposcopy prep. The course was developed as a product of the Healthcare Skills Gap grant by the Central MA Community Health Center Partnership.
Building Performance Institute (BPI) Building Analyst Curriculum
The Building Analyst training is a component of the Energy Efficiency Technician Apprenticeship Program (EETAP), a registered apprenticeship program developed by the Asian American Civic Association to train certified energy efficiency professionals. The main component of the program is a one-year apprenticeship that combines 2,200 hours of on-the-job training with approximately 182.5 hours of classroom instruction.
Clean Energy Certificate Programs
These 7 courses were developed by UMass Boston to equip "green and white collar" professionals, policymakers, and business managers for the transition to a clean energy economy. Designed for both students and professionals, these new offerings blend up-to-date expertise, theory and practice to meet the demands of a transition to a sustainable world, where innovation and leadership are paramount.
Energy Efficiency Technician Apprenticeship Program (EETAP) Curriculum
The Energy Efficiency Technician Apprenticeship Program (EETAP) is an apprenticeship program developed by the Asian American Civic Association to train certified energy efficiency professionals. The main component of the program is a one-year apprenticeship that combines 2,200 hours of on-the-job training with approximately 182.5 hours of classroom instruction.
Green Energy Design & Building Online Modules
This twelve-module on-line course is designed to update construction industry professionals, high school / vocational educators and consumers about the status of emerging energy systems and the recent evolution of building and infrastructure design.
Green Engineering Concentration
These 7 courses were developed by Western New England College to integrate green engineering theory and practice into their Bachelor of Science in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. The Mechanical Engineering concentration prepares individuals to develop new and efficient ways to collect energy from renewable sources. The Electrical Engineering Green Concentration prepares individuals to convert energy from renewable sources into useable electricity.
Alzheimer's Care (Student Manual)
This is the student manual that accompanies the Alzheimer's Care Trainer's Manual. The purpose of this course is to provide participants with the latest information on Alzheimer's disease to help successfully care for the person with the disease and their family members.
Alzheimer's Care (Trainer Manual)
This is a trainer manual used by trainers to teach nurse assistants and home health aides about caring for the person with Alzheimer's Disease. This manual accompanies the student manual, Alzheimer's Care. This training is activity based and participants are encouraged to share in the training process, to talk about their own relevant experiences if they choose and to ask questions.