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Whether you’re interested in a career program, full-on degree, or are still exploring options, our Career articles will open your eyes to the many opportunities available to you.

What is Sterile Compounding?

Written by Ashworth College on Tuesday, 08 December 2020. Posted in Career

Pharm Tech preparing medication.

Sterile compounding is the method of preparing custom medications for patients in a sterile environment to prevent contamination and ensure patient safety. Not all pharmacies offer this service, but those that do are called compounding pharmacies. In order to be able to provide sterile compounding as a pharmacist or pharmacy technician, there’s some specialized training needed to get started. Here’s what you should know.

How Can I Become a Home Inspector?

Written by Nicole Krempasky on Monday, 07 December 2020. Posted in Career

Man in hardhat looking through equipment

Home inspection is a process that most houses must undergo before being purchased. During a home inspection, a house is examined to make sure it’s structurally sound and up to code. This can involve looking for signs of mold, radon, insect infestations such as termites, and other problems that cause significant damage to the condition of the home. Because of these potentially damaging problems, the sale of the house is often dependent on whether or not it passes the inspection. But not just any contractor can perform this duty; a qualified home inspector must be hired to give an official report of the findings.

How Can I Learn Jewelry Design and Repair?

Written by Michelle Ecker on Monday, 30 November 2020. Posted in Career

Woman making jewelry, making jewelry

If you’re interested in studying something as hands-on as jewelry design, you might be wondering how an online course such as Ashworth’s possibly works. If you’re looking for a course that can teach you those hands-on skills without requiring you to attend in-person classes, while also still providing you with mentorship from a real teacher, this self-paced, online course might be a great fit for you. Here’s what you should know about this unique, interactive online program.

What is Security Management?

Written by Michelle Ecker on Thursday, 12 November 2020. Posted in Career

Security manager talking on phone

Security management has always been a major concern among owners of public venues. Places such as hospitals, college campuses, casinos, airports, sports arenas, retail stores- managers of all these locations are consistently tasked with the ongoing duty of providing various forms of security to visitors and staff. In order to achieve this, millions of security professionals are employed across the country to maintain various forms of safety.

Want to Learn to Manage a Restaurant or Hotel?

Written by Nicole Krempasky on Thursday, 12 November 2020. Posted in Career

Outdoor hanging sign for Hotel & Restaurant

For a restaurant or hotel to run smoothly, good management must be in place. Hotel and restaurant managers take on a lot of responsibilities to not only ensure customers have a good experience, but that the business remains profitable and successful.

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