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Business & Community Education Classes

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Ed2Go CBCS Medical B/C
80022 TBA   ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
April 3, 2019 - April 3, 2020
Ed2Go Charted Tax Professional
80016 TBA   ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
November 20, 2018 - May 20, 2020
Ed2go CBCS Medical B&C
80122 TBA   ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
September 23, 2019 - April 3, 2020
File Management
80129 W 1:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 3K04 9 $60 Add
Learn to manage your folders and files. We will review the cut, copy, paste and rename commands. File management will allow you to store data (pictures, letters, recipes, etc.) on your PC in an organized manner with makes it easier to retrieve and it will enable you to back up data. Learn to copy or move data to an external storage device. Get your photos off your memory card! Prerequisite: Basic computer knowledge and skills required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: February 19, 2020 - February 19, 2020
Microsoft Excel Adv. Formulas
80136 T 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K04 6 $75 Add
We explore additional advanced formulas: use your vlookup formula to search, find, and input data automatically for you. If/then statements allow you to test your data: we will explore traditional if/then statements as well as the nesting of if/then in formulas. Conditional formatting will aid you in evaluating your data and we will use this feature in class. Prerequisite: Basic computer and typing skills and knowledge of formula writing in Microsoft Excel required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 24, 2020 - March 24, 2020
Microsoft Excel Graphing
80137 M 2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 3K04 8 $45 Add
Set up and modify graphs in Excel. Learn how to tie the graph to your data, generate different types of graphs, modify text and title, add legends, and messages. Prerequisite: Basic typing skills and knowledge of computers and basic knowledge of writing formulas in Microsoft Excel required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 30, 2020 - March 30, 2020
Microsoft Excel Level 1 #1
80133 T 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K04 7 $75 Add
Learn basic spreadsheet operations, spreadsheet design, layout, math operations, controlling page appearance, and printing spreadsheets. An emphasis is placed on writing formulas to obtain desired results. Use shortcuts to accomplish tasks as you set up several spreadsheets. A basic understanding of keyboard and mouse operations as well as the fundamental Windows operations is required to operate Excel. Prerequisite: Basic understanding of keyboard and mouse operations as well as the fundamental Windows operations is required to operate Excel, Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 3, 2020 - March 3, 2020
Microsoft Excel Level 1 #2
80134 Th 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K04 6 $75 Add
Learn basic spreadsheet operations, spreadsheet design, layout, math operations, controlling page appearance, and printing spreadsheets. An emphasis is placed on writing formulas to obtain desired results. Use shortcuts to accomplish tasks as you set up several spreadsheets. A basic understanding of keyboard and mouse operations as well as the fundamental Windows operations is required to operate Excel. Prerequisite: Basic understanding of keyboard and mouse operations as well as the fundamental Windows operations is required to operate Excel, Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 5, 2020 - March 5, 2020
Microsoft Excel Level 2
80135 Th 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K04 4 $75 Add
Take your knowledge of Excel and maximize the power of this software as you explore linking, sheet management, and using advanced formulas to summarize data. Prerequisite: Basic computer and typing skills and knowledge of formula writing in Microsoft Excel required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 19, 2020 - March 19, 2020
Microsoft Excel Pivot Tables
80138 Th 2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 3K04 7 $45 Add
Microsoft Excel – Pivot Tables & Data Management Manage data in Excel using Sorting and Filtering. Pivot tables in Excel will allow you to extract some meaningful information from the data. Pivot tables allow you to quickly summarize and analyze large amounts of data in lists and tables independent of the original data layout in your spreadsheet. You can do this by dragging and dropping columns to different rows, columns, or summary positions. Learn to design pivot tables and customize their appearance for reporting purposes. Prerequisite: Basic typing skills and knowledge of computers and Microsoft Excel required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 26, 2020 - March 26, 2020
Microsoft PowerPoint
80139 M 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K04 8 $65 Add
PowerPoint is a program used to create slide show presentations. You will learn about backgrounds, colors, pictures, text, and transitions as you create your own slide show presentation. Learn all the basics. You will be making some impressive slide show presentations in no time! Prerequisite: Basic computer and typing skills required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 2, 2020 - March 2, 2020
Microsoft Word Level 1
80130 T 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K04 9 $75 Add
Word is a word processing program used to generate documents. Create several documents as you learn about page definition, margins, tabs, editing, enhancing text, spell check, saving, printing, and retrieving documents. Learn about available shortcuts, basic editing techniques, paragraph and character formatting, and controlling page appearance. Prerequisite: Basic computer and typing skills required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: February 25, 2020 - February 25, 2020
Microsoft Word Level 2
80131 Th 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K04 10 $75 Add
Take a more in-depth look at Word in this intermediate class. Discover indents, shortcuts to formatting text, creating, editing and using styles. Set up and edit templates as well as work with graphics, borders, and word art in documents and templates. Prerequisite: Basic computer and typing skills required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: February 27, 2020 - February 27, 2020
Microsoft Word Merge
80132 W 2:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. 3K04 10 $40 Add
Learn to mail merge and how to use it for mass mailings, envelopes, and labels. Prerequisite: Basic computer and typing skills required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 4, 2020 - March 4, 2020
Beginner Yoga AM
80197 Th 08:30 a.m.- 09:30 a.m. TWC 10 $65 Add
The word Yoga means “union”. In this practice, you will connect the mind and body through focus and breath. Combining stretching with deep breathing, the body learns to relax and all systems come into better balance supporting the body’s natural tendency towards healing and health. Simple meditation helps to calm the mind for less stress and better clarity. Instructor Trirong Khuntangta will teach how to stimulate pressure points to help the body function better. At the end of every class you are invited to partake in a self-hot rock massage. Students may bring their own yoga mat, towel or yoga strap to class. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: February 27, 2020 - April 2, 2020
Beginner Yoga PM
80196 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. TWC 10 $65 Add
The word Yoga means “union”. In this practice, you will connect the mind and body through focus and breath. Combining stretching with deep breathing, the body learns to relax and all systems come into better balance supporting the body’s natural tendency towards healing and health. Simple meditation helps to calm the mind for less stress and better clarity. Instructor Trirong Khuntangta will teach how to stimulate pressure points to help the body function better. At the end of every class you are invited to partake in a self-hot rock massage. Students may bring their own yoga mat, towel or yoga strap to class. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: February 24, 2020 - March 30, 2020
Buying Your First Home
80190 T 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2L07 6 $0 Add
Purchasing a home is an investment. Therefore, it is important to know what to expect. The class will cover the importance of credit scores, organizing assets, down payment options, and what to pay attention to in the sales contract. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: March 24, 2020 - March 24, 2020
Fitness Experience
80195 TBA 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. TWC 20 $6 Add
Experience Yoga and Martial Arts at the Traditional Wellness Center, 216 W. 1st Street in Dixon during the week of February 17 - 22. All classes during the experience week are $6 each and have limited space with special price available. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: February 17, 2020 - February 22, 2020
Health Care & UR Retirement
80191 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2L07 18 $12 Add
The potential impact of rising healthcare costs on retirement savings. Includes an introduction of Medicare coverage costs, long-term care costs, and available options for supplemental health care and long-term care insurance. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: April 7, 2020 - April 7, 2020
Intermediate Yoga
80198 Th 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. TWC 10 $65 Add
The word Yoga means “union”. In this practice, you will connect the mind and body through focus and breath. Combining stretching with deep breathing, the body learns to relax and all systems come into better balance supporting the body’s natural tendency towards healing and health. Simple meditation helps to calm the mind for less stress and better clarity. Instructor Trirong Khuntangta will teach how to stimulate pressure points to help the body function better. At the end of every class you are invited to partake in a self-hot rock massage. Students may bring their own yoga mat, towel or yoga strap to class. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: February 27, 2020 - April 2, 2020
Intro 2 Yoga
80204 MWF 10:00 a.m.- 11:15 a.m. TWC 10 $65 Add
Offering a section of daytime yoga classes. Introduction to Yoga for those who are just beginning and Yoga for all levels of fitness and experience. Come for any 6 classes at a time, convenient for you. Yoga offers additional and more advanced versions of poses taught at a slightly faster pace. All levels are welcome to attend. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: February 24, 2020 - May 8, 2020
Meditation & Breathing
80199 T 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. TWC 9 $65 Add
The goal of meditation is to face yourself and look within. Meditation is about achieving anything, including enlightenment. One meditates to discipline the mind, cultivate awareness, and see things as they are. Learn how you can become conscious of your unhealthy breathing patterns and integrate deep, natural, healthy breathing into your life. Learn to use the full range of movement in your entire body to inhale and exhale fully and deeply. Through natural breathing and meditation, you can reduce stress, improve your health, increase your energy, and support your quest for self-knowledge and self-transformation. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: February 25, 2020 - March 31, 2020
Muay Thai Techniques
80202 A 4:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. TWC 10 $75 Add
Inspired by the traditional Muay Thai training, this class will focus on pad work, drills, and light sparring, along with the application of the basic techniques and philosophies of self-defense. Mixed in with this will be bag work, shadow boxing, and calisthenics to aid in the training. Recommended equipment: mouth guard and athletic cup. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: February 27, 2020 - April 4, 2020
Preparing UR Estate Plan
80192 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2L07 19 $12 Add
This class offers a basic overview of estate planning: account registration, beneficiary designation, will, trust, tax information, life insurance, and TOD. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: April 14, 2020 - April 14, 2020
Situational Awareness
80207 M 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 2M07 7 $20 Add
Situational Awareness is the ability to identify, process, and comprehend information about how to survive in an emergency situation. More simply, it's knowing what is going on around you. The instructor will teach students how to identify warning signs of potential hazards in everyday life (home & work). Students will develop skills that can help prevent injury and accidents and improve personal security. Specific techniques covered will be identifying physical indicators, personal space, everyday observations, reading body language, and creating codes. Students will build up their level of confidence of safety and feel more comfortable everywhere they go. There will be live scenarios and group activities. Students will have minor homework to help explore and develop a personal style to the new skills. (Ages 17 & Up) Class Dates: March 23, 2020 - March 30, 2020
Social Security Questions Answ
80193 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2L07 17 $12 Add
Learn ways to maximize Social Security benefit amounts for the individual and spouse based on age, life expectancy, employment and need. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: April 21, 2020 - April 21, 2020
Standing Guard: Protect Your $
80194 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2L07 20 $12 Add
Share strategies designed to help guard valuable assets and protect pre-and-post-retirement income. Discusses impact of longevity, withdrawal strategies, anticipating rising costs, reviewing insurance/LTC. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: April 28, 2020 - April 28, 2020
Tai Chi
80201 A 08:30 a.m.- 09:30 a.m. TWC 10 $65 Add
Tai Chi is an exercise of gentle postures, slowly flowing from one to the next, coordinated with breath. Tai Chi both conditions the body and focuses the mind. While cultivating body awareness you will improve balance, boost circulation, increase mobility and flexibility, reduce stress and sharpen concentration. Because of the slow, gentle nature of this ancient art, it is suitable for all ages and ability levels. In this class you will learn and practice different types of breathing techniques, as well as how to apply them to your daily life. You will also learn the history and philosophy of Tai Chi. After class you will be invited to partake in a self-hot rock massage. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: February 29, 2020 - April 4, 2020
Women's Muay Thai
80200 W 6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. TWC 10 $40 Add
Muay Thai (Thai Kickboxing) is an ancient form of Martial Art that hails from Thailand, where it is the National sport. Guided by the “qualities” of courage, endurance, patience, compassion, gratitude, knowledge and honesty; learn about the body’s nine weapons and how to harness them for self-defense. This class will teach women the art of Muay Thai for self-defense and fitness without the sparring aspect of full contact Muay Thai. This class is a mix of learning technique, pad work, and cardio. It runs on an interval schedule to insure maximum calorie burn. (Women only, Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: February 26, 2020 - April 1, 2020
Yoga 4 All Levels
80205 MWF 08:30 a.m.- 09:45 a.m. TWC 10 $65 Add
Offering a section of daytime yoga classes. Introduction to Yoga for those who are just beginning and Yoga for all levels of fitness and experience. Come for any 6 classes at a time, convenient for you. Yoga offers additional and more advanced versions of poses taught at a slightly faster pace. All levels are welcome to attend. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: February 24, 2020 - May 8, 2020
Yoga 4 Anyone
80203 A 10:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. TWC 10 $65 Add
This class is perfect for those who are new to yoga and/or enjoy a nurturing approach to growing wellness. Additional challenges are offered for more advanced students to allow this class to be enjoyable for all levels. Face massages and postural adjustments are offered during final relaxation. Students may bring their own yoga mat, towel or yoga strap to class. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: February 29, 2020 - April 4, 2020
APP Balloon Kiss Flowers
80164 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 9 $25 Add
Create balloon kiss flowers by pressing the balloon into a freshly painted canvas. Class Dates: April 6, 2020 - April 6, 2020
APP Colander Pour
80161 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 9 $25 Add
Pour paint through a colander onto the canvas. Class Dates: March 16, 2020 - March 16, 2020
APP Colander Pour II
80166 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 10 $25 Add
Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Students will mix more than one paint color in a cup and then “pour” it on the canvas or surface. The paints mix as they leave the cup blending the colors and creating interesting and sometimes unexpected colors and results. Students will then tilt the canvas or surface back and forth to move the paint, cover the sides and create a composition that they find pleasing. Gravity creates the painting for you! Students will have the option to paint pour rocks in every class, if time permits. Recommended: paint shirt/apron. All classes cost $25 each per person and supplies are included. The class will be in room 3K4 and taught by local artist, Cathy Marlatt. Check out the instructors Facebook page “CJM Fluid Art Creations”. (Ages 10 & Up) Class Dates: April 20, 2020 - April 20, 2020
APP Dirty Cup
80165 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 8 $25 Add
Colors layered in a cup and poured onto the canvas. Class Dates: April 13, 2020 - April 13, 2020
APP Lots of Spring Flowers
80167 M 5:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 3K04 9 $25 Add
String pull flowers. Class Dates: April 27, 2020 - April 27, 2020
APP String Flowers
80162 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 8 $25 Add
Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Students will mix more than one paint color in a cup and then “pour” it on the canvas or surface. The paints mix as they leave the cup blending the colors and creating interesting and sometimes unexpected colors and results. Students will then tilt the canvas or surface back and forth to move the paint, cover the sides and create a composition that they find pleasing. Gravity creates the painting for you! Students will have the option to paint pour rocks in every class, if time permits. Recommended: paint shirt/apron. All classes cost $25 each per person and supplies are included. The class will be in room 3K4 and taught by local artist, Cathy Marlatt. Check out the instructors Facebook page “CJM Fluid Art Creations”. (Ages 10 & Up) Class Dates: March 23, 2020 - March 23, 2020
APP String Snowflake
80159 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 10 $25 Add
Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Students will mix more than one paint color in a cup and then “pour” it on the canvas or surface. The paints mix as they leave the cup blending the colors and creating interesting and sometimes unexpected colors and results. Students will then tilt the canvas or surface back and forth to move the paint, cover the sides and create a composition that they find pleasing. Gravity creates the painting for you! Students will have the option to paint pour rocks in every class, if time permits. Recommended: paint shirt/apron. All classes cost $25 each per person and supplies are included. The class will be in room 3K4 and taught by local artist, Cathy Marlatt. Check out the instructors Facebook page “CJM Fluid Art Creations”. (Ages 10 & Up) Pull strings to make the shape of a snowflake. Class Dates: February 24, 2020 - February 24, 2020
APP Swipe
80168 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 9 $25 Add
Pour paint on canvas & “swipe” white paint over top. Class Dates: May 4, 2020 - May 4, 2020
APP Tree Ring Swirl
80163 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 10 $25 Add
Mixing, layering, and pouring paint in a small swirl to create a tree ring effect. Class Dates: March 30, 2020 - March 30, 2020
APP Vase over Canvas
80160 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 9 $25 Add
Pour paint over vase and let it run onto the canvas. Class Dates: March 2, 2020 - March 2, 2020
Abstract w/acrylic & gold leaf
80172 W 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 3K04 14 $50 Add
Come and learn the basics of abstract art and make a trendy painting to hang in your home using acrylic paint and liquid gold leaf. The course is designed for the beginner artist. Supplies are included. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 4, 2020 - March 4, 2020
Amateur Astronomy
80177 M 6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 1H16 19 $10 Add
This class is designed to teach the student how to get started in the amateur astronomy hobby. How to pick equipment for stargazing, beginner techniques, and resources available to stargazers will be covered. After this class, the student should have all the knowledge required to begin their adventure into the world of amateur astronomy. Students are welcome to bring their own stargazing equipment. Telescope viewing during the second hour of class (weather permitting), please dress accordingly. (Ages 12 & Up) Class Dates: March 16, 2020 - March 16, 2020
Amateur Astronomy
80178 W 7:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 1H16 19 $10 Add
This class is designed to teach the student how to get started in the amateur astronomy hobby. How to pick equipment for stargazing, beginner techniques, and resources available to stargazers will be covered. After this class, the student should have all the knowledge required to begin their adventure into the world of amateur astronomy. Students are welcome to bring their own stargazing equipment. Telescope viewing during the second hour of class (weather permitting), please dress accordingly. (Ages 12 & Up) Class Dates: May 6, 2020 - May 6, 2020
Aquarelle Art
80169 M 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 1H16 20 $100 Add
In this course students will learn how to paint with watercolors. Students will complete a variety of pieces from landscapes and portraits to whatever your heart desires. Come on in, the waterCOLOR is fine. Students will need to bring watercolor paper, watercolor brushes, and watercolor paint. (Ages 20 & Up) Class Dates: February 17, 2020 - April 27, 2020
Aviation Private Pilot Ground
80176 T 5:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2M07 10 $250 Add
Learn to fly by preparing for the Private Pilot Knowledge Exam. At the end of this course, you will understand operations of the flight controls and instruments, airport and airspace considerations, aircraft weight and balance, aircraft performance tables, basic weather meteorology, federal aviation regulations, flight physiology, and emergency preparedness. After successful completion of this course, the student will be eligible to take the F.A.A. Private Pilot Knowledge Exam (additional fee for F.A.A. Exam). Books and materials for the class can be purchased through the instructor. Aviation materials previously purchased should be brought the first night for instructor evaluation. Flying or airtime is not included in this class. (Ages 15 & Up) *Through the generous support of local donors, students who pursue their certification through SVCC Community Education and the Dixon Municipal Airport may be eligible to receive a reimbursement award up to $2,000. Class Dates: February 4, 2020 - May 5, 2020
Basic Ballroom Cha-Cha
80186 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 1EMA 30 $50 Add
It’s the perfect time for you to join others and have fun dancing. Ballroom dance can be enjoyed for a lifetime and you should learn from the best. Scheckel Dance Instruction has been offering quality dance training to Western Illinois & Eastern Iowa for 40 years. Whether you think you can dance or not, Dennis and Sandy will help you reach your dance goals and have a great time doing it. The dances being taught are appropriate for modern music. No dance experience required. Hard-soled shoes are recommended and a partner is suggested, but not required. All classes will be held in the Dillon Mall (East entrance) and instructed by Dennis and Sandy Scheckel. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: May 5, 2020 - May 26, 2020
Basic Ballroom Swing
80185 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 1EMA 30 $50 Add
It’s the perfect time for you to join others and have fun dancing. Ballroom dance can be enjoyed for a lifetime and you should learn from the best. Scheckel Dance Instruction has been offering quality dance training to Western Illinois & Eastern Iowa for 40 years. Whether you think you can dance or not, Dennis and Sandy will help you reach your dance goals and have a great time doing it. The dances being taught are appropriate for modern music. No dance experience required. Hard-soled shoes are recommended and a partner is suggested, but not required. All classes will be held in the Dillon Mall (East entrance) and instructed by Dennis and Sandy Scheckel. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: April 7, 2020 - April 28, 2020
Basic Ballroom Waltz
80184 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 1EMA 30 $50 Add
No class 3/10 It’s the perfect time for you to join others and have fun dancing. Ballroom dance can be enjoyed for a lifetime and you should learn from the best. Scheckel Dance Instruction has been offering quality dance training to Western Illinois & Eastern Iowa for 40 years. Whether you think you can dance or not, Dennis and Sandy will help you reach your dance goals and have a great time doing it. The dances being taught are appropriate for modern music. No dance experience required. Hard-soled shoes are recommended and a partner is suggested, but not required. All classes will be held in the Dillon Mall (East entrance) and instructed by Dennis and Sandy Scheckel. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 3, 2020 - March 31, 2020
Basics of Solar Electricity
80211 T 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. 1H16 14 $20 Add
Due to the demand for clean sources of energy, the use of solar cells to convert sunlight into electricity has expanded dramatically in recent years. Learn the basics of photovoltaic, also known as solar electricity. Dr. Vogl will explain what it is, how it works, and the advantages of a solar system. The cost of installing a solar system as well as sources of financial assistance will also be discussed. If you are thinking about using the sun’s energy as a source of electricity in your home, this class is a great place to get started. Dr. Robert Vogl has taught numerous solar workshops throughout North America, Europe and South America. He has served as President of the Illinois Renewable Energy Association for the past 17 years. Dr. Vogl’s home and small farm are solar powered. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: March 24, 2020 - March 24, 2020
Beekeeping 101
80174 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 1K04 33 $80 Add
Bees are fascinating creatures. Whether if you are interested in wax and honey production or if you want to do your part in helping the environment, raising bees can be a fun and rewarding experience. Students will learn basic beekeeping skills from assembling bee equipment to putting the bees to bed for winter. Students will receive guidance from an instructor who has 15 years’ experience working with bees. Bee supply catalogs and magazines will be distributed to students. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: January 27, 2020 - March 16, 2020
Charcoal Challenge
80170 T 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 1K04 20 $100 Add
Are you ready for a challenge? Charcoal drawing is a fun experience. It can be messy at times and a little difficult, but it is worth it in the end. Learn different techniques to make spectacular charcoal artwork. Students will need to bring art pad, charcoal art set, and Kyron spray. (Ages 20 & Up) Class Dates: February 18, 2020 - April 28, 2020
Conversational Sign
80208 M 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2C06 9 $85 Add
Students will build on the vocab from the Basic Sign Language class and learn concepts of putting that vocab into motion. Students will cover every day conversational topics including the 3 D’s (directions, descriptions & desires). Textbook required: The Gallaudet Dictionary of American Sign Language ISBN: 1-56368-282-6. (Ages 12 & Up) $85 (Textbook included) $50 (Textbook not included) Class Dates: March 16, 2020 - April 6, 2020
Corner to Corner Crochet
80183 M 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2L06 10 $35 Add
A fun and relaxing technique. Students will learn the basic 2 to C crochet pattern and how to crochet a heart in the center of another one. By the end of the two week class you will have a hot pad. Knowledge of the chain, single, and double crochet is recommended. (Ages 10 & Up) Class Dates: May 4, 2020 - May 11, 2020
Creative Writing
80213 W 5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2M05 19 $80 Add
This course is for anyone who is looking to broaden their horizons on the fundamentals of playwriting, poetry, and fiction. The course will include learning new vocabulary and techniques that may be applied to the genres mentioned. This course will include information on the editing process and writer’s block. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: February 19, 2020 - April 15, 2020
Crochet Socks
80182 M 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. 2L06 10 $25 Add
Students will learn how to crochet socks that you can wear and show off to your friends and family. Knowledge of single crochet and chain and double crochet stitch recommended. (Ages 12 & Up) Class Dates: April 27, 2020 - April 27, 2020
History German POWs in NorthIL
80215 Th 5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. 1K04 37 $10 Add
The POW’s were all around us! How they were accepted by the local citizens and how they saved our agricultural based society and our industries. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: April 9, 2020 - April 9, 2020
History Nurses in WWII
80216 Th 5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. 1K04 37 $10 Add
Our brave women were berated and refused actual membership in the American military. A true story of how determined and courageous these women were to support their country in spite of the white male bureaucracy that believed that women were less than stellar citizens. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: April 23, 2020 - April 23, 2020
History of Del Close/Improve C
80217 Th 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 1H16 20 $10 Add
Up Close & Personal: A History of Del Close & Improve Comedy Learn the history of Del Close and the impact he had on improvisational theater. Del coached many of the best known comedians and comic actors of the late twentieth century. He was the most famous person in comedy that no one knew. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: April 9, 2020 - April 9, 2020
History: Women Warriors
80214 Th 5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. 1K04 38 $10 Add
We hear about the courageous women who fight in Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Syria, and other countries, but how much do you know about the women who fought in our early wars (Revolutionary War, Civil War etc..?). Come and learn about these amazing women warriors during Women’s History Month. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: March 5, 2020 - March 5, 2020
Intermediate Ballroom Foxtrot
80188 T 7:31 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 1EMA 30 $50 Add
Join your friends having fun in ballroom dance class. This class is for dancers who want to brush up their current dance skills to keep it lively and fun or learn more steps or different dances. Patterns being taught will be appropriate for ballroom and small dance floors. You will feel comfortable stepping out on the dance floor knowing how to Floor Craft. Dennis and Sandy are looking forward to ensure you have a lifetime of fun and dancing enjoyment. The dances will be taught using a variety of music from Country Western, Big Band, Contemporary, and 50’s and 60’s to instill beat identification. Proper dance technique, frame, and posture will be covered. Some dance experience required. Hard soled shoes are recommended and a partner is suggested, but not required. All classes will be held in the Dillon Mall (East entrance) and instructed by Dennis and Sandy Scheckel. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: April 7, 2020 - April 28, 2020
Intermediate Ballroom Salsa
80187 T 7:31 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 1EMA 30 $50 Add
No class 3/10 Join your friends having fun in ballroom dance class. This class is for dancers who want to brush up their current dance skills to keep it lively and fun or learn more steps or different dances. Patterns being taught will be appropriate for ballroom and small dance floors. You will feel comfortable stepping out on the dance floor knowing how to Floor Craft. Dennis and Sandy are looking forward to ensure you have a lifetime of fun and dancing enjoyment. The dances will be taught using a variety of music from Country Western, Big Band, Contemporary, and 50’s and 60’s to instill beat identification. Proper dance technique, frame, and posture will be covered. Some dance experience required. Hard soled shoes are recommended and a partner is suggested, but not required. All classes will be held in the Dillon Mall (East entrance) and instructed by Dennis and Sandy Scheckel. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 3, 2020 - March 31, 2020
Intermediate Ballroom Swing
80189 T 7:31 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 1EMA 30 $50 Add
Join your friends having fun in ballroom dance class. This class is for dancers who want to brush up their current dance skills to keep it lively and fun or learn more steps or different dances. Patterns being taught will be appropriate for ballroom and small dance floors. You will feel comfortable stepping out on the dance floor knowing how to Floor Craft. Dennis and Sandy are looking forward to ensure you have a lifetime of fun and dancing enjoyment. The dances will be taught using a variety of music from Country Western, Big Band, Contemporary, and 50’s and 60’s to instill beat identification. Proper dance technique, frame, and posture will be covered. Some dance experience required. Hard soled shoes are recommended and a partner is suggested, but not required. All classes will be held in the Dillon Mall (East entrance) and instructed by Dennis and Sandy Scheckel. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: May 5, 2020 - May 26, 2020
Intro to Fashion Design
80173 T 5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2L06 10 $65 Add
Students will learn fashion illustration techniques and how to develop fashion collections. A series of four classes will introduce students to fashion history, fabric selection, how to research and develop a collection, mood boards, illustrations, technical flats and presenting their collection in the final class. A supply list will be given to students before class. (Ages 12 & Up) Class Dates: March 31, 2020 - April 21, 2020
Intro to Voiceovers
80180 Th 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2M07 8 $50 Add
Explore the fun, rewarding possibilities of the voiceover industry! Discover current trends and how they make it easy and affordable for just about anyone to get involved. You will learn about different types of voiceovers and tools you will need to find success. Your instructor, a professional voice actor from Voices For All, will take notes as you read a real script in this one-on-one video chat setting, and offer some coaching to improve your delivery. You will receive a professional voiceover evaluation later. Learn more at http:// www.voicesforall.com/ooo. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: April 23, 2020 - April 23, 2020
Spring Fling Mixology
80206 Th 6:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. KENNAY 19 $25 Add
Join us in the private dining room where we dive into the artistry of creating beautiful cocktails. Our class will teach you how to create and serve a refreshing cocktail perfect for spring weather. We will feature one vodka drink and one gin drink paired with fresh ingredients and mixers. Of course you get to enjoy the beverages you create! (Ages 21 & Up) Class Dates: March 19, 2020 - March 19, 2020
Tunisian Crochet
80181 M 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2L06 10 $90 Add
Tunisian crochet is a mixture of crochet and knitting. In this class you will learn the basic afghan stitch, bubble stitch, knit stitch, arrow stitch, purl stitch, mack cable stitch, pucff stitch, and bicolar trebles stitch. By the end of class you will have a beautiful pillow to take home. A supply list will be emailed to registered students. Check out your instructor’s blog at crochetwithpassion.wordpress.com. Student will pay instructor $10 for handouts the first night of class. (Ages 10 & Up) Class Dates: February 17, 2020 - April 20, 2020
Ukulele: Play On
80127 A 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 1H16 30 $20 Add
January 25, 2020 - January 25, 2020
Understanding Alzheimer's
80212 Th 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 1H16 18 $0 Add
Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. It’s a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thanking and behavior. Join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer’s, the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, Alzheimer’s disease stages and risk factors and current research and treatments available to address some symptoms. Alzheimer’s Association resources will also be explained and offered. This program 1.5 hours, which includes time for questions and answers. Class Dates: April 2, 2020 - April 2, 2020
World Maker
80171 W 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 1H16 20 $100 Add
Tragedies, Heroes, Villains, Love, and Legends. These all are pieces of any good story and comic books are no exception. Comic books are thrilling and complex. They are so much more than picture books. Join the class and learn how to make stories that can change lives. Students will need sketch book, pencils, ink pens, coloring supplies, notebook, and creativity. (Ages 20 & Up) Class Dates: February 19, 2020 - April 29, 2020
You Can Uke!
80209 A 09:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 1C01 16 $109 Add
This hands-on, action packed class offers immediate, get to know it, get to love it, get to do it instruction on “the instrument of the 21st Century – the noble ukulele. Love those old classic songs? Love the new ones? Want a friendly partner on the porch? The ukulele is a gateway that opens up all kinds of music and all kinds of fun. Bring friends and family (the course makes a great gift too). No musical experience required. If you have long fingernails, you might wish to trim them in order to play more effectively. Cost includes a great uke, an electronic tuner and a workbook/song book. (Ages 12 & Up) Class Dates: March 21, 2020 - March 21, 2020
10 Hour General Industry OSHA
80149 T 08:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. 2K02 20 $299 Add
Participants will learn the major provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. The instructor will cover new and updated information on the regulations. Primary topics include; the inspection and citation process, the new working and walking surfaces, emergency plans and exit routes, Global Harmonization System (GHS), electrical safety, machine guarding, and updated illness and injury recordkeeping requirements. This course can be customized to meet the participant’s needs. Recommended for managers, supervisors, team leaders, and members of a company safety committee. Participants will receive handouts during class plus an OSHA 10-Hour General Industry card upon completion. Coffee and breakfast pastry will be available to students during each class. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: April 28, 2020 - April 28, 2020
10 Hour General Industry OSHA
80149 W 08:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 2K02 20 $299 Add
Participants will learn the major provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. The instructor will cover new and updated information on the regulations. Primary topics include; the inspection and citation process, the new working and walking surfaces, emergency plans and exit routes, Global Harmonization System (GHS), electrical safety, machine guarding, and updated illness and injury recordkeeping requirements. This course can be customized to meet the participant’s needs. Recommended for managers, supervisors, team leaders, and members of a company safety committee. Participants will receive handouts during class plus an OSHA 10-Hour General Industry card upon completion. Coffee and breakfast pastry will be available to students during each class. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: April 29, 2020 - April 29, 2020
10HR Construction 4 NonConstru
80151 T 08:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. 2K02 20 $299 Add
The class is designed for maintenance employees, supervisors and safety professionals who may oversee contractors or construction projects in the facility. Participants will learn the provisions of the construction regulations and learn the basics. Topics include; the multiemployer citation process, how to conduct worksite inspections, working and walking surfaces common ladders and scaffolds hazards, hazardous materials found, fall protection, electrical safety, material handling and more. Participants will earn the 10 hour construction card upon completion of this class. Coffee and breakfast pastry will be available to students during each class. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: January 28, 2020 - January 28, 2020
10HR Construction 4 NonConstru
80151 W 08:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 2K02 20 $299 Add
The class is designed for maintenance employees, supervisors and safety professionals who may oversee contractors or construction projects in the facility. Participants will learn the provisions of the construction regulations and learn the basics. Topics include; the multiemployer citation process, how to conduct worksite inspections, working and walking surfaces common ladders and scaffolds hazards, hazardous materials found, fall protection, electrical safety, material handling and more. Participants will earn the 10 hour construction card upon completion of this class. Coffee and breakfast pastry will be available to students during each class. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: January 29, 2020 - January 29, 2020
30 Hour General Industry OSHA
80147 W 08:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. 2K02 19 $859 Add
Many standards promulgated by the Occupational Safety and health Administration *OSHA) explicitly require the employer to train employees in the safety and health aspects of their jobs. This program will include in-depth training on: Introduction to OSHA Working and Walking Surfaces, Exit Routes and Emergency Action Plans Electrical, 70 E Arc Flash lockout/Tagout, Personal Protective Equipment, Material Handling, Hazard Communication, machine Guarding, Permit required Confined Space, Powered Industrial Vehicles (forklifts), Fall Protection Recordkeeping, and other selected OSHA topics to meet the site specific needs. Participants will receive OSHA’s 29 CFR 1910 Regulations manual, safety policies procedures, and training handouts to be used at their facility. OSHA’s 30 Hour General Industry card will be earned upon completion of this class. Coffee, breakfast pastry, and lunch will be available to students during each class. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: February 19, 2020 - March 11, 2020
Basic of Firefighter Operation
80155 TBA 08:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. AFIRE 18 $1250
The hands-on Basic Operations Firefighter Training Program will provide students with the requirements to become a career or volunteer firefighter. The training program will exceed 200 hours. Students will be physically and mentally tested every class. Rigorous, high quality instruction by veteran firefighters will prepare you to sit for the Office of the State Fire Marshall Basic Operations Firefighter Exam. Fire Service Vehicle Operator and CPR will be provided. NIMS 100, 700, and Courage to be Safe will be completed online. Students will need to purchase the book “Fundamentals of Firefighter Skills – Third Edition”. Orientation and classes will be held at Amboy Fire Department at 25 N E Avenue in Amboy. (Ages 18 & Up) Orientation will be held on Monday, January 21. Classes will begin on Tuesday, January 22 and will run until all objectives and class hours are met. (200+ hours), Tuesdays & Thursdays plus Saturdays as needed. Class Dates: January 21, 2020 - June 30, 2020
Be A Safety Trainer
80148 Th 09:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 1C03 20 $129 Add
This course is designed for persons responsible for in-house safety training such as safety personnel, Safety Committee members and other persons delivering safety training for your company. Students will start with guidance in preparing a first draft outline to discovering various ways in developing and delivering your training material. The use of videos, PowerPoints, computer based training and/or simple handouts to reach all employees attention span will be discussed. Students are recommended to bring a laptop and external drive (flash drive) to download training materials. Coffee and breakfast pastry will be available to students during class. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: February 13, 2020 - February 13, 2020
DOT Required Hazardous Materia
80152 T 09:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 2K02 20 $129 Add
Department of Transportation Required Hazardous Material Training The Department of Transportation requires training for employees receiving or shipping hazardous materials. This training includes 49 CFR hazardous materials table, packaging of materials, shipping papers and other documentation, and recognizing potential hazardous conditions when receiving packages. Participants are encouraged to bring a list of products they ship or receive and samples of shipping papers. DOT Homeland security training is included in the course. Coffee and breakfast pastry will be available to students during each class. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: April 7, 2020 - April 7, 2020
Dental Assisting
80140 MW 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. 2K02 10 $1299 Add
The 60 hour Dental Assisting Program prepares students for entry-level positions in one of the fastest growing health care positions. Students are familiarized with all areas of pre-clinical dental assisting and provided training in the skills required to function as an assistant in the dental practice. This course covers the following key areas and topics – Administrative Aspects include: the history of dentistry and dental assisting, introduction to the dental office, the legal aspects of dentistry, policies, and guidelines. Clinical Aspects include: introduction to oral anatomy, dental operatory, dental equipment, introduction to tooth structure, primary and permanent teeth, the oral cavity and related structures, proper patient positioning, dental hand-pieces, sterilization, and other areas. In addition to entry-level administrative jobs, this course is ideal for students interested in pursuing a future formal Dental Hygienist program. Clinical Externship: As part of this Dental Assisting program, you will be eligible to participate in a 40 hour clinical externship. To be eligible for the clinical, students must successfully complete the 60 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: March 2, 2020 - May 4, 2020
Food Sanitation 1 day class
80145 A 08:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. KSB 15 $139 Add
This course will meet the needs of certified food service sanitation managers seeking renewal of their FSSMC certificates. Emphasis will be on current Illinois time/temperature requirements for cooking, cooling and refrigeration, hand contact with ready-to-eat foods, consumer advisories, cross-contamination, cleaning and sanitizing, HACCP, and problems associated with food borne outbreaks The exam scan sheet is included in the cost of the class. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: February 1, 2020 - February 1, 2020
Food Sanitation 1 day class
80146 A 08:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. KSB 19 $139 Add
This course will meet the needs of certified food service sanitation managers seeking renewal of their FSSMC certificates. Emphasis will be on current Illinois time/temperature requirements for cooking, cooling and refrigeration, hand contact with ready-to-eat foods, consumer advisories, cross-contamination, cleaning and sanitizing, HACCP, and problems associated with food borne outbreaks The exam scan sheet is included in the cost of the class. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: April 25, 2020 - April 25, 2020
Food Service Sanitation
80143 T 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 2L07 16 $149 Add
Develop the knowledge and responsibility for food sanitation operations. Qualify for your food sanitation manager’s license from the State of Illinois Department of Public Health upon satisfactory completion of a license examination. This class is ideal for those who have never held a food sanitation license. The food sanitation exam will be given during the last class. Students can purchase the textbook with exam scan sheet online or from Follett Bookstore on SVCC’s Campus or through an online website. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: February 4, 2020 - February 25, 2020
Food Service Sanitation
80144 T 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 1H16 20 $149 Add
Develop the knowledge and responsibility for food sanitation operations. Qualify for your food sanitation manager’s license from the State of Illinois Department of Public Health upon satisfactory completion of a license examination. This class is ideal for those who have never held a food sanitation license. The food sanitation exam will be given during the last class. Students can purchase the textbook with exam scan sheet online or from Follett Bookstore on SVCC’s Campus or through an online website. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: April 7, 2020 - April 28, 2020
Forklift Train the Trainer
80150 Th 09:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 1C03 18 $129 Add
In this classroom train the trainer session, participants will leave with the information and materials to develop an in-house training program. Topics will cover the classroom, performance and evaluation requirements of the Powered Industrial Truck Standard. Not: Hands on driving is not included in this class. Coffee and breakfast pastry will be available to students during class. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: March 12, 2020 - March 12, 2020
How to Become a Court Reporter
80128 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 1K04 68 $0 Add
First Steps – How to Become a Court Reporter This is a FREE course outlining the path to becoming a court reporter. The class will meet once per week for three weeks providing information on what it takes to become a licensed court reporter in the State of Illinois. Hands-on equipment introduction included. Register by emailing Debbie Deets ddeets@countyoflee.org or Angela Miller at miller32010@gmail.com. Class Dates: February 17, 2020 - March 2, 2020
Medical Billing & Coding
80141 A 09:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. 1K04 9 $1799 Add
This combined 80 hour billing and coding course offers the skills needed to solve insurance billing problems, how to manually file claims (using the CPT and ICD-10 manual), complete common insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, appeal denied claims, and use generic forms to streamline billing procedures. The course covers the following areas: CPT (Introduction, Guidelines, Evaluation, and Management), specialty fields (such as surgery, radiology and laboratory), ICD-10 (Introduction and Guidelines) and basic claims processes for medical insurance and third party reimbursements. Students will learn how to find the service and codes using manuals, (CPT, ICD-10, and HCPCS). Note: After obtaining the practical work experience (6 months to 2 years), students who complete this course could be qualified to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) – Certified Professional Coder Exam (CPC or CPC-H Apprentice); the American Health Information Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam; and/or other National Exams. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: March 28, 2020 - March 28, 2020
Medical Billing & Coding
80141 A 09:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. 1K04 9 $1799 Add
This combined 80 hour billing and coding course offers the skills needed to solve insurance billing problems, how to manually file claims (using the CPT and ICD-10 manual), complete common insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, appeal denied claims, and use generic forms to streamline billing procedures. The course covers the following areas: CPT (Introduction, Guidelines, Evaluation, and Management), specialty fields (such as surgery, radiology and laboratory), ICD-10 (Introduction and Guidelines) and basic claims processes for medical insurance and third party reimbursements. Students will learn how to find the service and codes using manuals, (CPT, ICD-10, and HCPCS). Note: After obtaining the practical work experience (6 months to 2 years), students who complete this course could be qualified to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) – Certified Professional Coder Exam (CPC or CPC-H Apprentice); the American Health Information Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam; and/or other National Exams. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: April 11, 2020 - April 11, 2020
Medical Billing & Coding
80141 A 09:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. 1K04 9 $1799 Add
This combined 80 hour billing and coding course offers the skills needed to solve insurance billing problems, how to manually file claims (using the CPT and ICD-10 manual), complete common insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, appeal denied claims, and use generic forms to streamline billing procedures. The course covers the following areas: CPT (Introduction, Guidelines, Evaluation, and Management), specialty fields (such as surgery, radiology and laboratory), ICD-10 (Introduction and Guidelines) and basic claims processes for medical insurance and third party reimbursements. Students will learn how to find the service and codes using manuals, (CPT, ICD-10, and HCPCS). Note: After obtaining the practical work experience (6 months to 2 years), students who complete this course could be qualified to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) – Certified Professional Coder Exam (CPC or CPC-H Apprentice); the American Health Information Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam; and/or other National Exams. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: April 25, 2020 - April 25, 2020
Medical Billing & Coding
80141 TTh 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. 1K04 9 $1799 Add
This combined 80 hour billing and coding course offers the skills needed to solve insurance billing problems, how to manually file claims (using the CPT and ICD-10 manual), complete common insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, appeal denied claims, and use generic forms to streamline billing procedures. The course covers the following areas: CPT (Introduction, Guidelines, Evaluation, and Management), specialty fields (such as surgery, radiology and laboratory), ICD-10 (Introduction and Guidelines) and basic claims processes for medical insurance and third party reimbursements. Students will learn how to find the service and codes using manuals, (CPT, ICD-10, and HCPCS). Note: After obtaining the practical work experience (6 months to 2 years), students who complete this course could be qualified to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) – Certified Professional Coder Exam (CPC or CPC-H Apprentice); the American Health Information Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam; and/or other National Exams. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: March 3, 2020 - May 7, 2020
Operational Excellence -UTB
80156 W 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2C10 20 $99 Add
Operational Excellence: Understanding the Basics In today’s competitive world, whether you work in manufacturing, healthcare, retail, or manage your own business understanding the basics of operational excellence will help you to succeed. Explore the concepts of Continuous Improvement, Problem Solving, and Leadership. Gain an understanding of how to establish Expectations, the use of Scorecards, and Visual Management. See how waste can cost you money, sales, and even customers. Learn how some of the best companies and organizations have achieved Operational Excellence and at the end of the course you will be able to take away what you have learned and apply those learnings to your business or operation. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: February 5, 2020 - March 4, 2020
Pharmacy Technician
80142 TTh 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. 2C10 9 $1299 Add
This comprehensive 50 hour program prepares students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Course content includes: pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions, and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Through classroom lecture and hands on labs, students review dosage calculations, drug classifications, the “top 200 drugs”, I.V. flow rates, sterile compounding, dose conversions, aseptic technique, the handling of sterile products, total parental nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control, and billing and reimbursement. National Certification: This program meets the necessary requirements to take the Pharmacy Technician Certified Board (PTCB) – Certified Pharmacy Technician (PTCB) exam. Clinical Externship: As part of this Pharmacy Technician program, you will be eligible to participate in an 80 hour clinical externship. To be eligible for the clinical, students must successfully complete the 50 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: March 3, 2020 - April 28, 2020
Phlebotomy Technician
80154 TTh 5:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. 3K04 3 $1799 Add
This 100 hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares students to collect blood specimens for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom and lab work includes terminology, anatomy and physiology, blood collection procedures, specimen hands-on practice, and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. The students will have a clinical externship experience and will have 100 total classroom hours and 100 sticks which is needed for ASCP certification. Students are required to have scrubs, current physical, and immunizations records for the clinical and the cost of them are NOT included in the cost of the class. The required immunizations are TB, Varicella, MMR, and TDap. The optional immunizations are Hepatitis B and Flu shot (seasonal). Clinical time will be scheduled around class time. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: March 3, 2020 - June 30, 2020
RCRA Resource Conservation Act
80153 T 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. 2K02 20 $129 Add
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) The RCRA sets regulations for generators and handlers of waste generated in the United States. Based on by RCRA Subtitle C, EPA developed regulations for the cradle-to-grave management of hazardous waste. Person who produce hazardous waste are called hazardous waste generators and they must receive RCRA training. In compliance with U.S. EPA regulations 40 CFR 265.16 Personnel training; Facility personnel must successfully complete the program required in paragraph (a) of this section within six months after the effective date of these regulations or six months after the date of their employment or assignment to a facility, or to a new position at a facility, whichever is later. Employees hired after the effective date of these regulations must not work in unsupervised positions until they have completed the training requirements in additions an annual review of the initial training required. Coffee and afternoon snack will be available to students during class. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: April 7, 2020 - April 7, 2020
Rise of the Online Entrepreneu
80179 T 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 2M05 10 $10 Add
Learn why online entrepreneurs are on the rise and what you can do to take advantage of this trend. Students will learn ways to build an online business. Students are recommended to bring a laptop or tablet. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: March 24, 2020 - March 24, 2020
Brewery Tour
80157 A 10:15 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. 2M05 20 $49 Add
Enjoy a relaxing trip to Hairy Cow Brewing Company and New Glarus Brewing Company. Hairy Cow Brewing Company is located in Byron, Illinois on the bank of the beautiful Rock River and has world class craft beer, signature mixed drinks, and gourmet brick oven pizza. The New Glarus Brewing Company is located in the quaint town of New Glarus, Wisconsin. New Glarus has a strong Swiss heritage and many unique businesses including a fine array of restaurants, many with authentic Swiss cuisine. We will arrive at Hairy Cow Brewing at 11:00 a.m. to enjoy lunch and drinks on your own. We will then head to New Glarus Brewing Company for an optional public tour and tasting. The tasting is included in the cost of the trip. The tasting includes 3 samples of World Class Beer and a commemorative New Glarus tasting glass. Participants will be dropped off in town to explore, shop, and eat on their own. Trip is limited to 29 participants. Trip includes transportation, driver tip, New Glarus Brewing Company tasting, and bus snacks. Food and drinks will be on your own. (Ages 21 & Up) Bus departs SVCC North Parking lot promptly at 10:15 a.m. arriving at Hairy Cow Brewery at 11:00 a.m. Bus departs Hairy Cow Brewery at 12:45 p.m. to go to New Glarus Brewing Company. Bus departs New Glarus Brewing Company at 3:30 p.m. for the town of New Glarus. The bus will depart New Glarus at 6:30 p.m. and will arrive back at SVCC at approximately 8:00 p.m. Class Dates: April 4, 2020 - April 4, 2020
Chicago Blackhawks vs STLBlues
80111 S 2:15 p.m.- 11:30 p.m. 2M05 16 $153 Add
Root for your favorite team, as the Chicago Blackhawks faceoff against the 2019 Stanley Cup Champions St. Louis Blues at the United Center in Chicago for a 6:00 p.m. game. We will arrive at the United Center when the doors open at approximately 4:30 p.m. to view on ice warm-ups. Meals will be on your own. Your trip includes game ticket in section 322, rows 14 or 15, transportation, driver tip, and travel snacks. Trip is limited to 29 participants. No refunds after February 8. (All Ages) Bus departs SVCC North Parking lot promptly at 2:15 p.m. arriving at the United Center at 4:30 p.m. Bus departs United Center once the hockey game ends (approximately 45 minutes) and will arrive back at SVCC at approximately 11:30 p.m. Class Dates: March 8, 2020 - March 8, 2020
Ireland DBOC
80024 TBA 2:15 p.m.- 11:30 p.m. 2M05 0 $-550 Contact
April 29, 2020 - May 8, 2020
Ireland INSURANCE
80025 TBA 2:15 p.m.- 11:30 p.m. 2M05 0 $315 Contact
April 29, 2020 - May 8, 2020
Ireland Loyalty Credit
80029 TBA 2:15 p.m.- 11:30 p.m. 2M05 0 $-300 Contact
April 29, 2020 - May 8, 2020
Ireland PREVIEW DISCOUNT
80026 TBA 2:15 p.m.- 11:30 p.m. 2M05 11 $-50
April 29, 2019 - May 8, 2020
Milwaukee Art & Architecture
80158 Th 07:00 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. 2M05 44 $139 Add
Guided city tour of Milwaukee highlighting the city’s architectural marvels including the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Basilica of St Josaphat, Milwaukee City Hall and the unique neighborhoods that make up this beautiful city. Lunch included at Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro overlooking Lake Michigan in the North Shore neighborhood with the beautiful lakefront homes. In the afternoon, participants will see the city from a different vantage point as we sail through downtown and the Historic Third Ward along the Milwaukee River and out into Lake Michigan to see the city skyline. Trip is limited to 53 participants. Trip includes transportation, driver tip, step-on guide, admission fees, 3-course lunch, sightseeing cruise, and bus snacks. Lunch choices are Salmon Grill (Grilled Scottish Salmon) will pureed potatoes, vegetables, and seasonal sauce OR Poulet Roti (Roast Chicken) with purred potatoes, vegetables and seasonal sauce. Lunch comes with Bibb lettuce salad with white-wine vinaigrette & Gateu au Chocolat (flourless chocolate torte with crème Anglaise). (Ages 18 & Up) Bus departs SVCC North Parking lot promptly at 7:00 a.m., arriving in Milwaukee at approximately 9:30 a.m. Bus departs Milwaukee at 4:00 p.m. and will arrive back at SVCC at approximately 6:30 p.m. Class Dates: May 21, 2020 - May 21, 2020
Shades of Ireland
80023 TBA 07:00 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. 2M05 0 $4249 Contact
April 29, 2020 - May 8, 2020
WorkKeys: Applied Math
80123 TBA 07:00 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. 1G08 38 $15
July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020
WorkKeys: Applied Technology
80126 TBA 07:00 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. 1G08 49 $15
July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020
WorkKeys: Graphic Literacy
80124 TBA 07:00 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. 1G08 39 $15
July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020
WorkKeys: Workplace Documents
80125 TBA 07:00 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. 1G08 39 $15
July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020