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Business & Community Education Classes

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All About Email
80214 S 12:00 p.m.- 1:15 p.m. ONLINE 19 $55
This class is for new and recent learners. See a demonstration on how to create a new e-mail account. Learn how to: e-mail, forward e-mail, reply, save pictures, and send attachments. See how folders and e-mails are created and organized. Understand how browsers and contacts work as well as move and delete e-mails. The course will be conducted live online through Zoom. The class invitation and materials will be sent to students via email by the instructor. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: April 11, 2021 - April 25, 2021
Ed2go A to Z Grantwriting
80226 TBA 12:00 p.m.- 1:15 p.m. ONLINE 1 $0
March 17, 2021 - April 28, 2021
Ed2go Intro to MS Access
80227 TBA 12:00 p.m.- 1:15 p.m. ONLINE 1 $0
March 17, 2021 - April 28, 2021
Best Seat in the House
80151 Th 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2K02 10 $20 Add
The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed the way we learn, work, play, and socialize. Hence, it has become increasingly important that we take proactive measures to help maintain good posture and musculoskeletal health. During this course, students will learn skills designed to help them make thoughtful and health enhancing modifications to their school, home, or office work station. Students will also learn proper chair adjustments, sitting vs. standing as well as basic everyday routines that can increase blood flow and strengthen the muscles of the neck and back. The March session will be conducted online through Google Meets. The class invitation will be sent to students via email by the instructor. Students will need to bring a notepad and optional laptop, tablet, or cell phone to the April session. Students can visit the instructor’s website www.thereforergo.com. (Ages 11 & Up) Class Dates: April 29, 2021 - April 29, 2021
Developing a Powerful Resume
80168 T 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. ONLINE 20 $0 Add
If you’ve never written a resume before, or it’s been a while since you updated your existing one, this workshop is for you. You’ll learn how to create an effective resume that not only looks professional but communicates your transferable skills to potential employers. Your resume is an important job-hunting tool, its purpose is to market you to potential employers. Learn how to write a job specific resume to secure a job offer. The course will be conducted live online through Google Meets. The class invitation and materials will be sent to students via email by the instructor. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: April 20, 2021 - April 20, 2021
Food Service Sanitation
80171 T 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 1C03 6 $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 may purchase the 7th Edition of the ServSafe Manager Textbook with exam scan sheet online or from Follett Bookstore on SVCC’s Campus. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: April 27, 2021 - May 18, 2021
Meditation & Breathing
80158 Th 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. TWC 9 $65
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: March 16, 2021 - April 20, 2021
Retirement Planning Extra Book
80229 M 6:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. TWC 9 $25 Add
April 19, 2021 - April 19, 2021
Retirement Planning Extra Book
80230 W 6:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. TWC 10 $25 Add
May 5, 2021 - May 5, 2021
Retirement Planning Today
80140 M 6:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. 2K02 7 $60 Add
One of the most important roles for continuing education programs is providing quality courses for adults who are trying to improve their lives. Retirement Planning Today® combines life planning & retirement planning concepts. Students will receive an easy-to-understand education on life planning and retirement planning strategies and a 200+ page textbook with examples and illustrations. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: April 19, 2021 - April 26, 2021
Retirement Planning Today
80141 W 6:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. 2K02 7 $60 Add
One of the most important roles for continuing education programs is providing quality courses for adults who are trying to improve their lives. Retirement Planning Today® combines life planning & retirement planning concepts. Students will receive an easy-to-understand education on life planning and retirement planning strategies and a 200+ page textbook with examples and illustrations. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: May 5, 2021 - May 12, 2021
Soft Skills: What They Are
80169 T 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. ONLINE 20 $0 Add
Soft Skills – What They Are & Why They Matter This workshop will help you understand soft skills and how to use them alongside your existing skills. “Soft-skills” is a sociological term relating to a person’s “EQ” (Emotional Intelligence quotient), the cluster of personality traits, social graces, communication, language, personal habits, friendliness, and optimism that characterize relations with other people. Soft skills are an essential part of any job, and job success! The course will be conducted live online through Google Meets. The class invitation and materials will be sent to students via email by the instructor. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: May 18, 2021 - May 18, 2021
Tai Chi
80161 A 08:30 a.m.- 09:30 a.m. TWC 7 $65
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: March 20, 2021 - April 24, 2021
Yoga is 4 Everyone Beginner
80163 M 08:30 a.m.- 09:45 a.m. TWC 9 $65
Yoga is 4 Anyone – Beginner This class is a systematic approach to mastering the basics of yoga breathing techniques, physical posture, systematic relaxation and meditation. This class is good for students brand new to yoga and students ready to develop a strong foundation in their practices. Students may bring their own yoga mat, towel or yoga strap to class. This class has a live-online option for students to attend via Zoom instead of attending in person. The class invitation will be sent to students via email by the instructor. Please inform SVCC Community Education what option you prefer during registration. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: March 15, 2021 - April 19, 2021
APP Ball Chain Butterfly
80206 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 6 $29 Add
Create a butterfly using a chain. Class Dates: April 26, 2021 - April 26, 2021
APP Ball Chain Dragon Fly
80205 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 6 $29 Add
Create a dragon fly using a chain. Class Dates: April 19, 2021 - April 19, 2021
APP Tree Ring Pour
80207 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 6 $29 Add
Mixing, layering, and pouring paint in a small swirl to create a tree ring effect. Class Dates: May 3, 2021 - May 3, 2021
Aviation Private Pilot
80127 T 5:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 17 $250
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). If the student has previously purchased this exam, please advise the instructor before the first class for instructor evaluation and approval. Flying or airtime is not included in this class. This course will be conducted online through Google Meets. Class invitation and some materials will be sent to students via email by the instructor. Textbooks and supplies for this class are: Complete Private Pilot, Bob Gardner Thirteenth Edition by Aviation Supplies & Academics, Inc. and Test Prep 2021: Private Pilot, by Aviation supplies & Academics. Students must possess an aviation E6B flight computer and an aviation rotating plotter. Students may purchase all supplies online or locally from M & M Aviation Services, Ltd. (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 9, 2021 - May 11, 2021
Beginner Dance Swing
80133 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 1EMA 16 $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 4, 2021 - May 25, 2021
Beginner Dance Waltz
80132 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 1EMA 10 $50
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 6, 2021 - April 27, 2021
Intermediate Dance ChaCha
80135 T 7:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 1EMA 17 $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 4, 2021 - May 25, 2021
Intermediate Dance Swing
80134 T 7:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 1EMA 8 $50
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 6, 2021 - April 27, 2021
Introduction to Voiceovers
80146 F 7:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. ONLINE 19 $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. Your 90-minute session will be scheduled at a time of your convenience upon your registration. Session must be completed by Friday, May 7, 2021. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: May 7, 2021 - May 7, 2021
Forklift Train the Trainer
80185 T 09:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 1H16 7 $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. Students will receive handouts and a SVCC completion certificate during class. Note: Hands on forklift driving is NOT included in this class. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: April 20, 2021 - April 20, 2021
Forklift Train the Trainer
80185 T 09:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 1H18 7 $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. Students will receive handouts and a SVCC completion certificate during class. Note: Hands on forklift driving is NOT included in this class. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: April 20, 2021 - April 20, 2021
Personal Trainer Certification
80188 A 09:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. ONLINE 18 $799
Gold Certified Personal Trainer Course The W.I.T.S. online personal trainer course is a SELF-PACED program with short, impactful online videos to be a successful personal trainer in the fitness industry. The lessons will help you with key core topics to learn how the body functions under the stresses of exercise. Learn exercise physiology, kinesiology, nutrition and more. The essential practical skills are packed with insightful drills that you can duplicate to master the skill set. This course is loaded with practice quizzes, discussion boards and much more. We have included incredible veteran fitness mentors to help your successful outcome. Our supplemental internship programs walks you into some great job opportunities. Your test vouchers for the NCCA Accreditation national exams are included and a must for employers. Turn your passion into a career. Students will have access to the course for 12 months after enrollment to complete the course. Required Textbook: 7th edition of the Fitness Professional’s Handbook with web resources (ISBN-13: 9781492523376). Special Note: Successful completion of the course activities and online exam will get you a Certificate of Completion. Passing the national exams at your college will get you a Level 1 Certified Personal Trainer credential. The review and national exam will be conducted on-campus. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: March 6, 2021 - April 17, 2021
Pharmacy Technician
80208 TTh 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. 3K04 5 $1299
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 2, 2021 - April 27, 2021
Pharmacy Technician
80222 TBA 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
December 22, 2020 - June 22, 2021