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Stratford Career Institute ProgramsDiploma Programs at Stratford Career Institute
Stratford Career Institute brings an electrician school right to your home with our unique distance learning Electrician training program.
Qualified electricians are always in demand. With our home study Electrician training program, you can cultivate your technical aptitude into an exciting, high paying career.
In contrast to a traditional electrician school, Stratford enables you to train at home, in your spare time. Study when you want, where you want and how you want. In as little as six months you could be working for a construction company or electrical contractor.
Developed by professionals, our Electrician course is comparable in many ways to conventional, more expensive electrician schools. Topics covered in our in-depth class include residential, industrial and commercial wiring, lighting, circuits, panel board selection, cooling & heating systems, safety and much more. Whether you want to attain an entry-level position or further your education through an apprenticeship, our innovative Electrician training program can put you on the path to success.
Don't miss your chance to earn an attractive salary while enjoying the long-term stability of a trade. Enroll in our Electrician Training program online today!
Stratford's Electrician Training course offers comprehensive career education in many key aspects of electrical work, including:
- Electrical Theory and Calculations
- Electrical Symbols and Drawings
- Codes and Requirements
- Low Voltage Systems
- Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Wiring and much more!
Put your love of children to work with Stratford Career Institute's distance learning Early Childhood Education course. In contrast to conventional early childhood education classes, Stratford's early childhood education course enables you to train at home in your spare time. This in-depth correspondence course was developed by early childhood education professionals who share practical knowledge about nurturing and teaching young children during their most formative years. Here is your chance to earn an attractive salary in a high-demand field, while expressing your love of young children and dedication to their healthy development.
Stratford's distance learning Early Childhood Education program class offers comprehensive career training in many subjects, including:
- Child Development
- Guiding Behavior
- Curriculum and Environment Planning
- Observation Techniques
- Health, Safety, Rest, and Nutrition
- Guiding Cognitive, Language, Motor, Artistic, Social, and Moral
- Development and much more!
Start a new career working alongside funeral directors with training from Stratford Career Institute. At Stratford, we bring an affordable funeral service education right to your home. Our program combines traditional funeral service training with distance learning mortuary science information. Our in-depth curriculum encompasses topics such as funeral customs, funeral home management, embalming and more. Developed by professionals, this Funeral Service Education course teaches you how to support the bereaved and help them during difficult and stressful times.
Upon completion of our Funeral Service Education course, you'll be well prepared to assist funeral directors and perform a wide range of challenging duties. In as little as six months, you could be earning an attractive salary while performing important work that services the public in times of great personal need.
Obtain your funeral service training from an innovator in distance education - Stratford Career Institute. Enroll today!
Stratford's home study Funeral Service Education course offers comprehensive training in many subjects, including:
- Funeral Service Administration
- Cultural Traditions and Religious Rites
- Legal Requirements and Issues
- Interactions with the Bereaved
- Bereavement Counseling
- Overview of Embalming and Restorative Art and much more!
Stratford's home study course is an ideal way to learn the Spanish language skills that can help you communicate with millions of people around the world.
Learning the Spanish language can also give you the competitive edge in the job market. Whether you are working toward a new career or want to advance in your current career, Stratford's course can help you get the Spanish language skills you need for success.
The best part is that you can train at home at your own pace. There are no set class times, so your study time doesn’t have to interfere with your job or busy schedule.
Stratford’s Spanish as a Second Language home study course can help you:
• Improve your Spanish language skills - speaking, listening, reading & writing
• Communicate with others in Spanish in public or in the workplace
• Improve your chances of finding and keeping a good job
Stratford’s home study course is an ideal way to learn the French language skills that can help you communicate with millions of people around the world. Our innovative training methods allow you to study at a pace that is most comfortable to you.
Stratford's French as a Second Language course begins very simply for true beginners, and then gradually progresses to a more advanced level. Students will learn everything from basic vocabulary to more detailed conversational topics.
Companies across the globe are in need of bilingual employees, so expanding your language skills could be a great way to advance your career opportunities. In addition, learning a new language can alleviate language barriers, assist you when traveling, or even help you learn about new cultures.
Get your career into shape with fitness and nutrition education from Stratford Career Institute. If you love a healthy lifestyle and want to share your passion by helping others, a job in nutrition and fitness may be for you. Our distance learning Fitness and Nutrition course can put you on the path to some of the hottest careers today. When you enroll in Stratford's Fitness and Nutrition education course, you'll gain marketable skills that can help you land a job at a private health club, fitness facility, or work on your own as a fitness professional!
With Stratford, you'll get high quality fitness and nutrition education right in your own home, in your spare time, without disrupting your current job or family responsibilities.
Stratford's Fitness and Nutrition education class offers comprehensive career training in many key subjects, including:
- Components of Health and Fitness
- Flexibility Exercises
- Weight Control and Diets
- Stress Management
- Injury Prevention and Treatment
- Aerobics and much more!
Stratford Career Institute is the ideal choice for today’s busy adult interested in learning more about a career as a home inspector.
Created by professionals, our affordable Home Inspector course encompasses a curriculum comparable to conventional home inspector schools. The difference? Each lesson can be conveniently completed at home, without disrupting your current job or family life. Through this course you can learn how to inspect and evaluate sites, interiors, exteriors, plumbing, electrical systems, heating equipment and more. You can also gain valuable insider knowledge on the business and legal side of the industry.
Whether you want to work for yourself or for an established home inspection firm, our Home Inspector course is a worthwhile investment in your future. In as little as six months, you could be enjoying flexible, hands-on work assisting consumers in evaluating their real estate investment. Don't miss your chance to earn an attractive salary while enjoying fascinating work that is always in demand. Enroll in our Home Inspector course online now!
Stratford's Home Inspector course offers comprehensive career training in many subjects, including:
- Determinants of Property Value
- Building Sites
- Building Structures and Roofs
- Interior and Exterior Finishes
- Electrical Systems, Plumbing, and Heating Equipment
- Laws and Regulations
- Forms and Written Reports
- Legal Issues
- Business Start-Up and much more ...
Stratford Career Institute's Landscaping and Gardening course can put you on the path toward a money-making career creating stunning natural environments. Our distance education landscaping and gardening training program will show you how to use elements such as plants, flowers, groundcovers and rocks in ways that intrigue and beautify homes, commercial establishments, parks and more. Whether you want a new career, or simply want to enhance your current skills for personal use, our Landscaping and Gardening course can help you reach your goals.
Our distance education landscaping and gardening training program, enables you to study at home, in your spare time. There are no formal classes to attend and you can finish the course at your own pace.
Developed by industry professionals, our in-depth Landscaping and Gardening course can teach you how to design flower beds, maintain lawns, trim shrubs, cultivate vegetable gardens and much more. Upon completion of the landscaping and gardening training program, you'll be prepared to work toward a career in landscaping, gardening, contracting, horticulture,or even start your own business of your own!
Here is your chance to earn an attractive salary while enjoying the great outdoors and the satisfaction of gardening like a pro - even in your own backyard. Enroll in our Landscaping and Gardening Course online today!
Stratford's Landscaping and Gardening course offers comprehensive career training in many subjects, including:
- Trees and Shrubs
- Annuals and Perennials
- Fruits and Vegetables
- Lawn Care
- Soil Quality, Weeds, Chemicals
- Designing Landscapes and Flower Beds
- Landscape Enrichment
Stratford’s Legal Assistant/Paralegal course can help you join the high-powered, high-paying field of law. Created by legal professionals, our innovative Legal Assistant/Paralegal training program can help prepare you for an exciting career working in a law firm, corporate legal department or government agency. You'll gain in-depth knowledge on criminal law, civil law, law enforcement practices and procedures, ethics, law office management tools and much more.
In contrast to other, more expensive, legal assistant courses, Stratford's program allows you to obtain high quality paralegal training at home using our proven home study learning methods. You can study when you want, where you want and how you want. There are no classes to attend! Here is your chance to earn an attractive salary performing vital tasks that contribute to our legal system.
Stratford's Legal Assistant/Paralegal training correspondence course offers comprehensive career training in many key legal subjects, including:
- Criminal Law and Court Procedures
- Civil Litigation and Procedures
- Legal Research
- Records and Filing
High quality medical transcriptionist training doesn't have to have a high cost. At Stratford Career Institute, you'll get affordable and practical medical transcriptionist training that can give you the edge in the competitive job market. Unlike a traditional medical transcriptionist school, Stratford offers a distance education program that adapts to your needs and schedule. Featuring our innovative learning methods, this medical transcriptionist correspondence course allows you to study at home, in your spare time.
Our Medical Transcriptionist course can prepare you for a fulfilling job interpreting and transcribing dictation from physicians and other health care providers. Through this in-depth course you can learn the skills necessary to support healthcare providers in their medical, surgical and diagnostic practices. Enroll in Stratford's at-home medical transcriptionist program now for your chance to earn an attractive salary while enjoying exciting work as a member of a medical team.
Stratford's Medical Transcriptionist training course offers comprehensive career education in many key subjects, including:
- Medical Terminology
- Terminology of the Body Systems
- Medical Reports
- Medical Transcription Procedures and Guidelines
- Medical Records
- Transcription Equipment
Whether you have an interest in natural health or are ready to work toward a career as a natural health consultant, Stratford's course can help you get started.
More and more people have an interest in living a healthy lifestyle, but aren't sure where to begin. As a natural health consultant, you can help others learn more about the benefits of holistic health and healing.
Stratford’s Natural Health Consultant course offers extensive instruction on alternative therapies, healing techniques, homeopathy, holistic health promotion and health counseling.
As with all of our distance education programs, our Natural Health Consultant curriculum was developed by field professionals who know just what you need to succeed in the growing homeopathic field. If you've always wanted to help people improve their health and get more out of life, homeopathic training from Stratford's at home program is your ideal choice.
Stratford's Natural Health School offers comprehensive homeopathic training covering many key subjects, including:
- Alternative Therapies
- Relaxation Techniques
- Dietary Therapies
- Herbal Remedies
- Weight Control
- Pain Relief
- Exercise Motivation and more…
Stratford Career Institute's Administrative Assistant/Secretary distance learning course can give you the knowledge you need to work as an Administrative Assistant in corporate offices, medical or law offices, schools, government agencies, financial institutions and other companies and organizations. Stratford's proven training methods will help you acquire the organizational and managerial skills required to take advantage of this dynamic and in-demand field. Don't miss your chance to earn an attractive salary while enjoying exciting work as a member of an executive team. Whether you are looking for an entirely new career, or want to brush up on your current administrative skills, our Administrative Assistant/Secretary program will give you an important edge in today's competitive job market.
Stratford's Administrative Assistant/Secretary training program offers comprehensive career education in many subjects, including:
- Document Creation and Distribution
- Public Relations
- Hardware and Software Applications
- Conferences and Business Travel
- Records Management
- Financial and Legal Responsibilities and much more
Medical office assistant training through Stratford Career Institute can put you on the path toward a new and rewarding career. Our distance education Medical Office Assistant course can prepare you to become an integral part of a medical assistant team. As part of your medical office assistant training, you'll learn what it takes to support the professional and administrative needs of a physician's office, medical clinic, hospital or insurance company.
One primary benefit of medical office assistant training from Stratford is that you are able to train at home in your spare time, using proven distance learning methods. You'll get practical medical office assistant training without disrupting your current job or family responsibilities. There are no classes to attend! Another benefit is the quality of our curriculum. Our Medical Office Assistant course was developed by health care professionals who share on-the-job knowledge and insights into what it takes to be a successful medical office assistant.
Stratford's medical office assistant training program provides students with comprehensive career education in many key subjects, including:
- Medical Terminology
- Professional and Administrative Responsibilities
- Interpersonal Communications
- Records Management
- Financial Administration
- Taking Vital Signs and more!
The video game industry had grown significantly over the last few decades meaning that the number of video game careers has also grown. Stratford's home study Video Game Design course is an excellent first step in getting the skills you need for a rewarding new career.
Other video game design schools require expensive computer equipment or make you commit to hours of classes, but Stratford's video game design training methods allow you to study at home in your spare time - no expensive equipment required.
Stratford's Video Game Design program provides students with comprehensive career education in many key subjects, including:
- Introduction to Video Games
- Scenarios & Creating Compelling Content
- Levels, Interfaces, and Audio
- Strategy, Team, Process, and Community
*BONUS- This course also includes a DVD that contains various samples of game engines, 3D modeling and animation software, and game demos.
Stratford Career Institute brings an innovative photography school right to your home with our unique distance education Photography course.
Are you passionate about photography and considering pursuing a career in this growing field? If so, finding the right photography school to further your training and skills is a must, but the search can be difficult. Many traditional types of photography schools are expensive and have inflexible course schedules. If you are on a budget or have a current job or family responsibilities, this conventional type of photography school may not work for you.
That's where Stratford Career Institute comes in. At Stratford, we bring the photography school to you. Study when you want, where you want and how you want…at your own pace, in your spare time. Developed by professional photographers, our in-depth home study curriculum is comparable to other more costly photography schools, yet is a fraction of their cost.
Our distance education photography school covers both the latest camera techniques and lessons on how to develop your artistic talents. Stratford’s Photography course can help prepare for a creative, high-paying career working in a photography studio, doing freelance photography work, or starting a business of your own. Enroll today for your chance to earn an attractive salary while expressing your creativity in a technical profession that is always in demand.
Stratford's Photography course offers comprehensive career training in many up-to-date photography subjects, including:
- Digital Cameras
- Shutter Speed, Aperture, and Focus
- Processing and Printing
Stratford Career Institute’s Auto Mechanics course can put you in the driver's seat towards a new money-making career.
Our distance education Auto Mechanics program can develop your technical skills through a high quality curriculum comparable to traditional auto repair schools. The difference? Stratford enables you to study at home, in your spare time, without disrupting your current job or family commitments. Another benefit? Our Auto Mechanics course is a fraction of the cost of a conventional auto repair school.
The auto repair industry that is always in need of qualified professionals. Distance learning auto mechanics courses from Stratford can help you take advantage of this in-demand, high paying field. Our course covers diagnostics, exhaust systems, engines, batteries, electronics, fuel systems and much more. This comprehensive auto repair curriculum could prepare you for an exciting career working in a garage or repair center fixing equipment, performing routine maintenance, troubleshooting problems and advising customers.
Enroll in Stratford's distance education Auto Mechanics course for your chance to earn an attractive salary while enjoying the long-term stability of a mechanical trade.
Stratford Career Institute’s convenient distance education course encompasses comprehensive auto repair topics, including:
- Operation, Maintenance, and Repair of All Automotive Systems
- Shop Tools
- Automotive Safety and more ...
BONUS! The following tools and equipment will be issued to you upon graduation, at NO additional cost:
• Vacuum & Fuel Pump Tester
• Professional Compression Tester
• Remote Starter Switch
• Timing Light
• Tach/Dwell Tester
Stratford Career Institute's PC Repair course can prepare you for an exciting career as a computer professional. With our PC Repair training course you'll learn sought-after technical and troubleshooting skills required by computer repair shops and information technology departments.
Our PC Repair course is a distance learning program, meaning that unlike traditional computer repair training courses, you can study at home, in your spare time. There are no classes to attend, so there is no disruption to your current employment or family life. In as little as six months, you could be earning an attractive salary while enjoying the long-term stability of an in-demand technical expertise. Whether you want to start a new career or simply want to save money by learning how to fix your own computers, our PC Repair course can help you reach - and exceed - your goals.
Stratford's PC Repair course offers comprehensive career training in many key aspects of PC repair, including:
- PC Components and Systems
- Devices and Accessories
- Building a PC and much more!
Stratford Career Institute's distance learning Psychology/Social Work course is the ideal choice for motivated students who wish to gain practical knowledge about this rewarding career field.
If you have been searching how to become a social worker, you will find that most psychology schools are expensive, have extensive prerequisite requirements, and are inflexible when it comes to scheduling and class location. At Stratford, anyone can enroll at any time. There are no set classes and you train at home in your spare time using proven learning methods perfected by Stratford, an innovative leader in home study training courses. Get started toward learning more about a career field that allows you to earn an attractive salary while enjoying interesting, meaningful work. And if cost is a concern, rest assured that our tuition is a fraction of the cost of conventional psychology schools.
Stratford's Social Work/Psychology course offers comprehensive career training in many key subjects, including:
- Studies in Human Relations
- Social Beliefs, Judgments, Behaviors, and Attitudes
- Applied Social Psychology
- Social Work and Social Welfare
- Social Justice
- Cultural Diversity
- Becoming a Social Work Helper and much more!
Obtain quality child care training at home with Stratford's Child Day Care Management course. With help from our in-depth, distance learning child care course, you'll be well on your way to a rewarding career that expresses your love of children and serves the needs of today's working parents.
Traditional child care courses are expensive and inflexible in regards to your current job or family commitments. At Stratford, you can get the child care training you need right at home. You can study when you want, where you want and how you want. Created by day care management professionals, this affordable course teaches practical, up-to-date information on how to be a well-respected caregiver to children. If you've always wanted to channel your love of children into a satisfying career, our Child Day Care Management course is the perfect way to start.
Stratford's Child Day Care Management correspondence course offers comprehensive child care training in many subjects, including:
- Child Development
- Guiding Behavior
- Curriculum Planning
- Health and Safety
- Daily Routines
- Starting Your Own Day Care Business & more!
Stratford's Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist course has compiled vital information about drugs and their effects on the human body as well as a variety of valuable drug and alcohol treatment counseling methods. This course is an excellent way to gain access to a wealth of information compiled by professionals in this field.
Whether you are a concerned family member or are interested in a career as a drug and alcohol treatment specialist, Stratford's drug and alcohol course can help you learn how to appropriately help those who suffer with addiction.
With Stratford's training methods, all of your course materials are delivered directly to your door. You study when and where it is convenient for you. Students can take exams online, through the mail or both. You can get your career diploma in as little as six months or take up to two years to graduate, if you prefer.
Stratford's Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist correspondence course offers comprehensive training in many subjects, including:
- Effects of Drugs on Society
- Dimensions of Drug Use
- Social Issues
- Understanding Drug Use and Abuse
- Regulation and Law
- Substance Abuse Counseling
Health care offices everywhere are in need of individuals who have received medical billing training to help keep their patient files as accurate as possible. Students enrolled in this course can become well versed in medical and procedural terminology, as well as learn complex insurance forms and advanced coding techniques.
Developed by professionals in the field, this popular home study course is ideal for today’s busy student looking to gain practical knowledge that they can quickly apply in the workforce.
The convenience of at-home study combined with the all-inclusive, low-cost tuition makes Stratford’s Medical Billing Specialist course an ideal choice for today’s busy adult.
Here is your chance to get the training that could lead to a rewarding job with an attractive salary in one of the fastest growing industries.
Stratford's Medical Billing Specialist course offers comprehensive career training in many key subjects, including:
- Medical Terminology
- Health Insurance
- Procedural Terminology
- Managed Care
- Insurance Claims
- Coverage Plans and more!
Stratford's Cooking and Catering course is the affordable alternative to traditional, more expensive cooking schools. Developed by professionals, this course features a high quality curriculum comparable to traditional cooking classes and catering schools, yet it is fraction of their cost.
Unlike typical cooking classes, Stratford enables you learn at your own pace, on your own schedule, without disrupting your current job or family commitments. From broiling to basting, panning to pastries, soups to safety, our innovative homes study cooking and catering school will prepare you for a fulfilling career in food industry or catering.
Cook up a new career with Stratford's distance education cooking and catering school. Enroll now for your chance to earn an attractive salary while expressing your creativity and culinary talents.
Stratford’s Catering and Cooking course offers comprehensive career education in many key cooking subjects, including:
- The Food Service Industry
- Menu Creation
- Portion Control
- Refrigeration and Safe Handling
- Cooking Methods for All Types of Dishes
- Desserts and Baked Goods
- Business Aspects and much more!
There is a growing need for qualified repair technicians and Stratford Career Institute can help you take advantage of these lucrative career opportunities. At Stratford, we bring the traditional small engine repair school right to your home. Our Small Engine Repair course is a correspondence program encompassing the curriculum of conventional technical schools in a convenient, flexible, distance learning format.
Developed by small engine repair specialists, this Small Engine Repair course covers a broad range of topics that can set the groundwork for a successful career. You'll learn how to identify problems, troubleshoot and repair all types of small engines including lawn equipment, snow blowers, personal watercraft and more. In as little as six months, you could be working in a small engine repair shop or be on your way to managing your own repair business!
Here is your chance to earn an attractive salary while enjoying the long-term stability of a high-demand trade. Enroll in our Small Engine Repair course online now!
Stratford's Small Engine Repair course offers comprehensive career training in many aspects of small engine repair, including:
- Engine Construction and Operation
- Engine Components and Systems
- Disassembly and Reconditioning
- Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair
- Lawn and Garden Equipment
- Snow Equipment
Upon graduation, you will receive the following tools and equipment at no additional cost:
• Crankcase vacuum tester
• Compression tester
• Spark tester
• Wireless tachometer
• Screwdriver socket set combo (40 piece)
• Small engine charging system tester
Stratford's Relaxation Therapist course can enhance your current therapeutic skills or help you start toward a new money-making career as a Relaxation Therapist. In contrast to conventional relaxation courses, Stratford allows you to train at home in your spare time, using our proven distance learning methods. Created by field professionals, our Relaxation Therapist course gives you practical muscular therapy training, plus education in meditation and yoga, nutrition, anxiety management, stress relief and much more. You'll learn strategies and techniques that can assist people dealing with stress and anxiety triggered by psychological or physical issues. Here is your chance to earn an attractive salary while enjoying interesting work helping people improve their health and get more out of life.
Stratford's Relaxation Therapist correspondence course offers comprehensive career training skills, including:
- Relaxation Techniques and Procedures
- Stress Relief
- Anxiety Management
- Sanitation and Safety Practices
- Client Assessment
- Conflict Resolution
- Visualization and much more!
Whether you want to develop your literary talents for your own personal satisfaction or wish to start toward a new money-making career as a published author, Stratford Career Institute's Creative Writing course is an ideal choice for today’s busy adult!
In contrast to traditional creative writing courses, Stratford allows you to train at home in your spare time using our proven home study learning methods. Developed by professional writers, our Creative Writing course offers unique, in-depth insight on how to grow and nurture your expressive talents. Here is your chance to perfect your creative and technical skills and perhaps turn them into cash by selling your stories to publishers.
Stratford's Creative Writing correspondence course focuses on the medium of the short story and offers comprehensive training in many aspects of creative writing, including:
- Characters and Point of View
- Beginnings, Middles and Ends
- Scene and Structure
- Theme and Strategy and much more!