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Ed2Go CBCS Certified Med Admin
80017 TBA   ${text} 0 $0 Contact
November 12, 2018 - November 12, 2019
Ed2Go CBCS Medical B/C
80022 TBA   ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
April 3, 2019 - April 3, 2020
Ed2Go CMAA
80021 TBA   ONLINE 1 $0
April 8, 2019 - October 8, 2019
Ed2Go Charted Tax Professional
80016 TBA   ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
November 20, 2018 - May 20, 2020
Ed2Go Intro to MS Excel 2016
80110 TBA   ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
July 17, 2019 - August 21, 2019
Ed2Go MS Excel 2016 Series
80115 MW 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 1 $0
August 14, 2019 - December 4, 2019
Ed2go Medical Transcription
80116 MW 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 1 $0
August 14, 2019 - September 25, 2019
Ed2go Spanish for Medical Prof
80114 MW 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. ONLINE 1 $0
August 14, 2019 - September 25, 2019
Microsoft Excel Adv. Formulas
80050 M 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 7 $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: October 7, 2019 - October 7, 2019
Microsoft Excel Graphing
80051 Th 2:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 7 $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: October 10, 2019 - October 10, 2019
Microsoft Excel Level One
80047 W 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 18 $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: September 25, 2019 - September 25, 2019
Microsoft Excel Level One #2
80048 M 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 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: September 30, 2019 - September 30, 2019
Microsoft Excel Level Two
80049 W 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 7 $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: October 2, 2019 - October 2, 2019
Microsoft Excel Pivot Tables
80052 W 2:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 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: November 6, 2019 - November 6, 2019
Microsoft Power Point
80053 W 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 9 $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: November 13, 2019 - November 13, 2019
Microsoft Word Level One
80046 W 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 7 $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: September 18, 2019 - September 18, 2019
Badminton
80062 M 09:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m. 1G01 10 $25 Add
Learn the fundamentals on how to play the game of Badminton. Students will learn the rules and strategy of the racket sport. Students will play as singles and/or teams for fun. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: November 18, 2019 - December 16, 2019
Beginner Yoga AM
80089 Th 09:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m. TWC 9 $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: September 19, 2019 - October 24, 2019
Beginner Yoga PM
80088 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. TWC 9 $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: September 16, 2019 - October 21, 2019
Buying Your First Home
80070 W 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2M07 19 $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: September 25, 2019 - September 25, 2019
Experience TWC Classes
80087 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 September 9 – 14. All classes during the experience week are $6 each and have limited space with special price available. (Ages 14 & Up) Beginner Yoga: Monday, September 9; 5:30-7:00PM Women’s Muay Thai: Wednesday, September 11; 6:00-7:00PM Beginner Yoga: Thursday, September 12; 9:00-10:00AM Intermediate Yoga: Thursday, September 12; 5:30-7:00PM Meditation & Breathing: Thursday, September 12; 6:00-7:30PM Tai Chi: Saturday, September 14; 8:30-9:30AM Yoga 4 Anyone: Saturday, September 14; 10:00-11:30AM Muay Thai Techniques: Saturday, September 14; 4:30-6:30PM Class Dates: September 9, 2019 - September 14, 2019
Health Care & Your Retirement
80066 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2L07 20 $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: September 10, 2019 - September 10, 2019
Intermediate Yoga
80092 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: September 19, 2019 - October 24, 2019
Many Lives, Past Lives Exposed
80056 M 6:00 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 2C10 18 $50 Add
Many Lives, Many Masters – Past Lives Explored Ever wonder why you are attracted to a culture history, lineage other than your current one? Could be that you belonged to that heritage in a past life. We will dive into the subject of unlocking your past. We will be exploring past life theories through meditations, channeling and group experiential exercises. Students will need to read the book “Many Lives, Many Masters” by Dr. Brian Weiss prior to class. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 7, 2019 - October 28, 2019
Meditation & Breathing
80090 TBA 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. TWC 10 $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: September 17, 2019 - October 22, 2019
Muay Thai Techniques
80094 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: September 21, 2019 - October 26, 2019
Outsmart the Scammers
80069 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2L07 20 $12 Add
The presentation will help give attendees the information they need to outsmart the scammers. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 15, 2019 - October 15, 2019
Preparing Your Estate Plan
80068 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2L07 20 $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: October 1, 2019 - October 1, 2019
Save $ w/Extreme Couponing
80078 W 11:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 2K02 20 $15 Add
Learn how to save $$$ every day with extreme couponing. Coupons are NOT just for groceries. The savings can add up to HUNDREDS or even THOUSANDS of dollars every year. This comprehensive workshop will teach you: • where to find all different types of coupons, even for high ticket items • how to find the best coupon apps and websites • how to match coupons with sales for maximum savings • the best way to sort and store coupons • how to find other people to trade coupons and merchandise with Feel free to bring your coupons to class for a trading session. This workshop is taught by someone who has used many couponing secrets to save thousands. A mandatory $10 materials fee is payable to instructor at the door. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: November 6, 2019 - November 6, 2019
Situational Awareness Safety
80059 M 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2M05 24 $40 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: September 16, 2019 - September 30, 2019
Social Security
80067 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2L07 20 $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: September 17, 2019 - September 17, 2019
Tai Chi
80093 A 08:30 a.m.- 09:30 a.m. TWC 8 $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: September 21, 2019 - October 26, 2019
Tapping into Your Inner Voice
80055 M 6:00 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 2C10 19 $50 Add
Introduction to Tapping into Your Inner Voice We all have intuitive gifts. The instructor likes to refer to them as our Inner Voice. In this introductory course, there will be discussion on how to tap into your inner voice. Learn how to ground yourself to be able to hear more of that intuitive voice, how to sense energy and how to use different tools to expand this inner knowing. There will information presented about chakras, crystals, essential oils and how to start to manifest your heart’s desire. There will be time to ask questions and most of this course will be experiential. This class is for individuals who want to tap into more of their intuitive self and break through life barriers with a different approach. Come join us on a journey of your Intuitive Energetic Self. Students are required to bring a journal, pen, a small item that represents you, a small rock or stone, and most importantly, an open mind and heart. The information presented in this class is provided only as general information and is not psychological or medical advice. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: September 9, 2019 - September 30, 2019
Women's Muay Thai
80091 W 6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. TWC 9 $50 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: September 18, 2019 - October 23, 2019
Yoga 4 Anyone
80095 TBA 10:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. TWC 8 $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: September 21, 2019 - October 25, 2019
APP Ceramic Tiles
80106 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 10 $25 Add
Make a hand-made Christmas present for someone special. Maximum of four 6x6 tiles per person. Class Dates: December 9, 2019 - December 9, 2019
APP Colander Pour
80099 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 8 $25 Add
Mix, layer, and pour paint through a colander creating a flower effect. Class Dates: October 7, 2019 - October 7, 2019
APP Dirty Cup Flower Effect
80100 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 9 $25 Add
Mix, layer, pour on canvas. Use string to a flower through the paint pour. Class Dates: October 14, 2019 - October 14, 2019
APP Glass Ornaments
80102 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 9 $25 Add
Pick your favorite colors and pour over glass ornaments for your Christmas tree. Class Dates: November 4, 2019 - November 4, 2019
APP Negative Space
80098 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. (Ages 10 & Up) Class Dates: September 30, 2019 - September 30, 2019
APP Pour UR Art Out
80104 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 10 $25 Add
Students will pour paint on various surfaces and techniques. Class Dates: November 18, 2019 - November 18, 2019
APP Record/CD Pour
80101 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 record or CD. 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 record or CD 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. (Ages 10 & Up) Class Dates: October 28, 2019 - October 28, 2019
APP String Pull
80103 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 10 $25 Add
Cover canvas with one color, dip strings in a different color. Layering them on the canvas and pulling them off to create flowers. Class Dates: November 11, 2019 - November 11, 2019
APP Swipe
80105 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 10 $25 Add
Pull one color out over another to create cells and lacing. Class Dates: December 2, 2019 - December 2, 2019
APP Swipe with Strings
80097 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. (Ages 10 & Up) Class Dates: September 16, 2019 - September 16, 2019
APP Tree Ring Swirl
80096 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. (Ages 10 & Up) Class Dates: September 9, 2019 - September 9, 2019
AVA Private Pilot Ground
80077 T 5:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2M07 20 $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 of $500 to $1,000. Class Dates: September 10, 2019 - December 3, 2019
Amateur Astronomy #1
80060 M 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. 1H16 20 $20 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 after class, please dress accordingly. (Ages 12 & Up) Class Dates: September 23, 2019 - September 23, 2019
Amateur Astronomy #1
80060 M 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. 1H18 20 $20 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 after class, please dress accordingly. (Ages 12 & Up) Class Dates: September 23, 2019 - September 23, 2019
Amateur Astronomy #2
80061 W 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 1H16 20 $20 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 after class, please dress accordingly. (Ages 12 & Up) Class Dates: October 23, 2019 - October 23, 2019
Amateur Astronomy #2
80061 W 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 1H18 20 $20 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 after class, please dress accordingly. (Ages 12 & Up) Class Dates: October 23, 2019 - October 23, 2019
Basic Ballroom Foxtrot
80072 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 1EMA 30 $50 Add
With ballroom dance lessons starting in October, it is a perfect time to join other couples having fun dancing. Whether you are interested in learning some beginning dance steps or would like to brush up on some old dance moves, ballroom dancing can be enjoyed for a lifetime. Scheckel Dance Instruction has been offering quality dance training to Western Illinois & Eastern Iowa for over 40 years. It is great physical and mental exercise; while at the same time, being with friends or that special someone you care about. Whether you think you can dance or not, Dennis and Sandy will help you reach your dancing goals and have a great time doing it. The dances being taught are appropriate for modern music and the all time favorites that span a variety of music such as Contemporary, Blues, Big Band, Country/Western, and 50’s & 60’s. No dance experience is required at the basic level. Hard-soled shoes are recommended and a partner is suggested, but not required. Videoing on personal phone is allowed for enrolled students. All classes will be held in the Dillon Mall (East entrance) and instructed by Dennis and Sandy Scheckel. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 1, 2019 - October 22, 2019
Basic Ballroom Tango
80073 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 1EMA 30 $50 Add
With ballroom dance lessons starting in October, it is a perfect time to join other couples having fun dancing. Whether you are interested in learning some beginning dance steps or would like to brush up on some old dance moves, ballroom dancing can be enjoyed for a lifetime. Scheckel Dance Instruction has been offering quality dance training to Western Illinois & Eastern Iowa for over 40 years. It is great physical and mental exercise; while at the same time, being with friends or that special someone you care about. Whether you think you can dance or not, Dennis and Sandy will help you reach your dancing goals and have a great time doing it. The dances being taught are appropriate for modern music and the all time favorites that span a variety of music such as Contemporary, Blues, Big Band, Country/Western, and 50’s & 60’s. No dance experience is required at the basic level. Hard-soled shoes are recommended and a partner is suggested, but not required. Videoing on personal phone is allowed for enrolled students. All classes will be held in the Dillon Mall (East entrance) and instructed by Dennis and Sandy Scheckel. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 29, 2019 - November 19, 2019
Basics of Solar Electricity
80076 Th 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. 1H16 18 $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: October 24, 2019 - October 24, 2019
Basics of Solar Electricity
80076 Th 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. 1H18 18 $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: October 24, 2019 - October 24, 2019
Build a Wren House
80064 Th 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 1H16 15 $25 Add
Everybody needs to build something at least once, and just about everybody likes birds. Students will build a wren house from a set of pre-cut out pieces. Involves hammering nails, putting in screws, and keeping all the parts oriented properly. These wren houses are fully functional; they can be hung in a tree and they will make great homes for wren families. No sawing or power tools are involved. All supplies and tools are furnished. Students under 10 years old need to be accompanied by an adult. (Ages 8 & Up) Class Dates: September 26, 2019 - September 26, 2019
Build a Wren House
80064 Th 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 1H18 15 $25 Add
Everybody needs to build something at least once, and just about everybody likes birds. Students will build a wren house from a set of pre-cut out pieces. Involves hammering nails, putting in screws, and keeping all the parts oriented properly. These wren houses are fully functional; they can be hung in a tree and they will make great homes for wren families. No sawing or power tools are involved. All supplies and tools are furnished. Students under 10 years old need to be accompanied by an adult. (Ages 8 & Up) Class Dates: September 26, 2019 - September 26, 2019
Card Games
80063 W 09:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m. 2L06 12 $25 Add
Learn to play different card games; such as: Pinochle, Euchre, Cribbage and others. Students will learn a new card game each week and then practice that game. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 16, 2019 - November 20, 2019
Conversational Spanish
80043 M 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 2L07 17 $75 Add
Students will learn to communicate in Spanish by building a Spanish vocabulary. This class will cover every day conversational topics. The instructor is a native Spanish speaker and will teach students proper and correct accent and phonetics, so they can express themselves properly and become confident in their new language knowledge. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: September 9, 2019 - October 14, 2019
Crocheting 101
80065 M 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2L06 18 $100 Add
Crochet is a great craft and in this class students will learn to create a beautiful square sampler afghan. This is a great class for a beginner or someone who would like to improve their skill level. Learn chain, single, double, rib, and triple stiches. Intermediate techniques include the basket weave, decreasing, increasing, the shell, working in rounds, and working from charts. Students will learn crocheting abbreviations and the anatomy of the crochet hook. Joining yarn, sewing squares together and weaving in the yarn ends will all be covered. Students will take home a sampler afghan by the end of class. A supply list will be emailed to registered students. Check out your instructor’s blog at crochetwithpassion.wordpress.com (Ages 10 & Up) Class Dates: September 9, 2019 - December 2, 2019
Distilling & Brewing 101
80057 W 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. KENNAY 18 $30 Add
Students will participate in an educational guided tour of the production floor of the largest craft distillery in Illinois by the Head Distiller, Adam Kennay. Adam has a Biology and Chemistry degree and a decade of distilling experience. He brings extensive knowledge and passion to the distilling floor. The educational evening will cover specific topics including grain, grind, mash, fermentation, distillation, post distillation, and brewing overview. Students are welcome to purchase a beverage in the tasting room before and/or after the class. (Ages 21 & Up) Class Dates: September 11, 2019 - September 11, 2019
Distilling & Brewing 101
80058 Th 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. KENNAY 22 $30 Add
Students will participate in an educational guided tour of the production floor of the largest craft distillery in Illinois by the Head Distiller, Adam Kennay. Adam has a Biology and Chemistry degree and a decade of distilling experience. He brings extensive knowledge and passion to the distilling floor. The educational evening will cover specific topics including grain, grind, mash, fermentation, distillation, post distillation, and brewing overview. Students are welcome to purchase a beverage in the tasting room before and/or after the class. (Ages 21 & Up) Class Dates: November 14, 2019 - November 14, 2019
Explore Self Publishing Option
80086 W 9:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. 2K02 18 $15 Add
Self-Publishing is all the rage, but is it the best option for YOU? (Participants must attend “Beginner’s Guide to Getting Published”) And, can you do both? You will discover the pros and cons of all the self-publishing options, including print-on-demand and e-book publishing, as well as the Amazon option of Create Space. You will leave with a rated description of 50 self-publishing companies. A mandatory $10 materials fee is payable to instructor at the door. Prerequisite: Beginner’s Guide to Getting Published. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: November 6, 2019 - November 6, 2019
Get UR Manuscript Critiqued
80083 W 5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. 2K02 19 $15 Add
Have you ever wanted to talk to a real agent or publisher? Are you tired of having your manuscripts critiqued by non-professionals or paying an editor too much money to change your writing to their voice? Bring your in-progress manuscript for an in-class critique of one page of your poetry, article, short story, screenplay, novel, non-fiction book, or children’s book. You can then leave a COPY of your manuscript for a professional critique of your entire manuscript (for an optional materials fee of $50 for up to 25 double-spaced pages + $1/page thereafter) and a list of publishers/agents who are interested in your type of work. A mandatory $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor for the in-class critique. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: November 6, 2019 - November 6, 2019
Guide 2 get Published
80085 W 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. 2K02 18 $25 Add
Did you know Stephen King was rejected 75 times before he sold his first novel? If your goal is to become a published freelance writer by selling a magazine article, short story, poem, or even a novel to a traditional publisher, this comprehensive workshop will guide you to, then past the editor's desk. You will discover how to: • become a “published” writer overnight • submit manuscripts the correct way • find the right publisher for your work • write irresistible query letters • determine when and how to get an agent • 100 ways to make money as a freelance writer • obtain FREE future Q&A opportunities If you really want to succeed, this step-by-step workshop is a must! A mandatory $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the door. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: November 6, 2019 - November 6, 2019
Interm Ballroom Night Club Two
80075 T 7:30 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. Whether it’s a spot dance like Swing, Rumba, Cha-Cha or the Line-of-Dance movement for a Waltz or Foxtrot, 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. Videoing on personal phone is allowed for enrolled students. All classes will be held in the Dillon Mall (East entrance) and instructed by Dennis and Sandy Scheckel. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 29, 2019 - November 19, 2019
IntermBallroom WestCoast Swing
80074 T 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. 1EMA 28 $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. Whether it’s a spot dance like Swing, Rumba, Cha-Cha or the Line-of-Dance movement for a Waltz or Foxtrot, 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. Videoing on personal phone is allowed for enrolled students. All classes will be held in the Dillon Mall (East entrance) and instructed by Dennis and Sandy Scheckel. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 1, 2019 - October 22, 2019
Introduction to Screenwriting
80082 W 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 2K02 19 $15 Add
In this fast-paced comprehensive session, you will learn about special screenwriting terms and formats for television and the big screen. You will also learn how to plot a story, develop characters, and execute your work in the proper screenwriting format. You will discover the difference between a Treatment, a Spec Script and a Shooting Script and when to do each. And, you’ll get an inside look into the business of selling your script to agents and producers and building your career as a screenwriter. A mandatory $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the door. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: November 6, 2019 - November 6, 2019
Mushroom Collection & ID
80071 Th 6:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2M07 20 $20 Add
Although DNA testing is the only way to tell with absolute certainty what mushroom you have found, this class will cover the basics of mushroom identification and collection. Learn the basic characteristics of fungi including cap, gill and stipe features along with how to make a spore print and what to carry with you in the field. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 10, 2019 - October 10, 2019
Spanish for Business
80044 Th 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 2L07 20 $75 Add
In order to successfully perform business with the growing Hispanic population, it is essential to have a strong knowledge of the culture and the Spanish language. Students will learn how to introduce their companies into the Spanish speaking market. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 17, 2019 - November 21, 2019
Writing for Online Blogs etc
80084 W 6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 2K02 19 $15 Add
You don’t need a journalism-school degree, newspaper reporting experience, or previously published articles to write for online blogs, magazines, and websites. Some online opportunities offer exposure and networking, while many pay well -- $1 a word and more. In this fast-paced session, you will learn how to: find more than 1,000 opportunities that pay, find story ideas, conduct interviews and find sources, find and study your target market, and create pitches, queries and LOI’s (letters of intent). A mandatory $10 materials fee is payable to instructor at the door. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: November 6, 2019 - November 6, 2019
You Can Uke!
80054 A 09:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 1H16 13 $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: November 16, 2019 - November 16, 2019
You Can Uke!
80054 A 09:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 1H18 13 $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: November 16, 2019 - November 16, 2019
10 Hour General Industry OSHA
80032 W 08:00 a.m.- 3:30 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: October 16, 2019 - October 16, 2019
10 Hour General Industry OSHA
80032 Th 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: October 17, 2019 - October 17, 2019
Ag Mechanics Bootcamp
80010 MTWTh 08:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. T2 9 $0
July 22, 2019 - July 25, 2019
Briggs & Sratton
80013 TWTh 08:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. T2 17 $0
July 16, 2019 - July 18, 2019
Briggs & Stratton Fuel Inject
80014 Th 08:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. T2 -1 $0
July 18, 2019 - July 18, 2019
DOT HAZMAT
80034 T 09:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 2K02 20 $129 Add
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: December 10, 2019 - December 10, 2019
Dental Assiting
80035 MW 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. 2K02 18 $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: October 7, 2019 - December 9, 2019
EMT Basic
80020 A 08:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. 2E02 0 $749 Contact
An EMT is trained to respond to emergency situations and provide efficient and immediate care to the ill and injured. They transport patients to an appropriate medical facility. The EMT possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate interventions at the scene and during transport. EMTs function as part of comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight, and function with basic interventions and equipment. Qualifications: Aptitudes required for EMT work are good physical stamina, endurance, and body conditions to handle significant lifting, stooping and walking. Student must balance items and patients in excess of a minimum of 125 pounds. To be certified as an EMT, candidates must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), at the time of class completion. Additional 16 hours of clinical time required. Call 815.835.6212 to register or for more information. Class Dates: September 21, 2019 - September 21, 2019
EMT Basic
80020 A 08:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. 2E02 0 $749 Contact
An EMT is trained to respond to emergency situations and provide efficient and immediate care to the ill and injured. They transport patients to an appropriate medical facility. The EMT possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate interventions at the scene and during transport. EMTs function as part of comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight, and function with basic interventions and equipment. Qualifications: Aptitudes required for EMT work are good physical stamina, endurance, and body conditions to handle significant lifting, stooping and walking. Student must balance items and patients in excess of a minimum of 125 pounds. To be certified as an EMT, candidates must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), at the time of class completion. Additional 16 hours of clinical time required. Call 815.835.6212 to register or for more information. Class Dates: October 26, 2019 - October 26, 2019
EMT Basic
80020 A 08:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. 2E02 0 $749 Contact
An EMT is trained to respond to emergency situations and provide efficient and immediate care to the ill and injured. They transport patients to an appropriate medical facility. The EMT possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate interventions at the scene and during transport. EMTs function as part of comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight, and function with basic interventions and equipment. Qualifications: Aptitudes required for EMT work are good physical stamina, endurance, and body conditions to handle significant lifting, stooping and walking. Student must balance items and patients in excess of a minimum of 125 pounds. To be certified as an EMT, candidates must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), at the time of class completion. Additional 16 hours of clinical time required. Call 815.835.6212 to register or for more information. Class Dates: November 9, 2019 - November 9, 2019
EMT Basic
80020 A 08:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 2E02 0 $749 Contact
An EMT is trained to respond to emergency situations and provide efficient and immediate care to the ill and injured. They transport patients to an appropriate medical facility. The EMT possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate interventions at the scene and during transport. EMTs function as part of comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight, and function with basic interventions and equipment. Qualifications: Aptitudes required for EMT work are good physical stamina, endurance, and body conditions to handle significant lifting, stooping and walking. Student must balance items and patients in excess of a minimum of 125 pounds. To be certified as an EMT, candidates must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), at the time of class completion. Additional 16 hours of clinical time required. Call 815.835.6212 to register or for more information. Class Dates: December 7, 2019 - December 7, 2019
EMT Basic
80020 MW 6:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. 2F02 0 $749 Contact
An EMT is trained to respond to emergency situations and provide efficient and immediate care to the ill and injured. They transport patients to an appropriate medical facility. The EMT possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate interventions at the scene and during transport. EMTs function as part of comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight, and function with basic interventions and equipment. Qualifications: Aptitudes required for EMT work are good physical stamina, endurance, and body conditions to handle significant lifting, stooping and walking. Student must balance items and patients in excess of a minimum of 125 pounds. To be certified as an EMT, candidates must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), at the time of class completion. Additional 16 hours of clinical time required. Call 815.835.6212 to register or for more information. Class Dates: August 19, 2019 - December 16, 2019
Ed2go CBCS Medical B & C
80002 TBA 6:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
August 13, 2018 - August 13, 2019
Ed2go Pharmacy Technician
80003 TBA 6:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
August 20, 2018 - August 20, 2019
Explore Legit Home Based Busin
80080 W 1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m. 2K02 18 $25 Add
Tired of working for someone else? Do you need to make more money? Turn your talents and hobbies into profits by starting a home business. Taught by a Chamber of Commerce Past President and award winning business owner, this is probably the most comprehensive business start up workshop you will ever find. You will discover: • more than 250 legitimate home business ideas • mandatory legal documentation • many ways to market your product/service • how to take tax deductions (this workshop included!) If you really want to succeed in a home business, this step-by-step session is a must! A mandatory $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the door. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: November 6, 2019 - November 6, 2019
Flashover: Lake Ozarks-Dinges
80108 S 07:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. 2K02 50 $0
July 21, 2019 - July 21, 2019
Food Service Sanitation
80040 T 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 1H16 19 $149 Add
Develop the knowledge and responsibility for food sanitation operations. Qualify for your food sanitation 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. The exam scan sheet is included in the cost of the class. If students would like a textbook they can purchase one online or from Follett Bookstore on SVCC’s Campus. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: September 17, 2019 - October 8, 2019
Food Service Sanitation
80045 A 08:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. KSB 20 $125 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: November 9, 2019 - November 9, 2019
Food Service Sanitation
80041 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 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. The exam scan sheet is included in the cost of the class. If students would like a textbook they can purchase one online or from Follett Bookstore on SVCC’s Campus. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: October 29, 2019 - November 19, 2019
Food Service Sanitation 1day
80042 A 08:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. KSB 15 $125 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: August 24, 2019 - August 24, 2019
Forklift Train the Trainer
80033 W 09:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 2K02 19 $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: November 13, 2019 - November 13, 2019
Make $ w/Virtual Assistant
80081 W 3:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. 2K02 18 $15 Add
If you can type, then you can make money at home using your computer. Having already learned all about home-based business success, you will then discover: • how and where to find clients • 50 ways to advertise/market your services • effective home office equipment choices • 100 ways to make money with a computer • FREE national networking information There really is a need for your services, so learn to be your own boss, set your own hours, and make more money. A mandatory $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the door. Prerequisite: Students must attend Explore 250 Legitimate Home-Based Business Ideas to enroll into this class. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: November 6, 2019 - November 6, 2019
Medical Billing & Coding
80036 A 09:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. 2K02 15 $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: October 26, 2019 - October 26, 2019
Medical Billing & Coding
80036 A 09:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. 2K02 15 $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: November 9, 2019 - November 9, 2019
Medical Billing & Coding
80036 TTh 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. 2K02 15 $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: October 1, 2019 - December 12, 2019
Monetize Websites w/Marketing
80079 W 12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m. 2K02 20 $15 Add
Earn a passive monthly income from selling other people’s products by placing a merchant-provided advertisement link on your site and get a commission for every sale, click or lead. Learn where to find 1000+ free and low cost opportunities and how to avoid scams or links that won't offer a beneficial ROI (return on investment). Learn how to find high, recurring, and second-tier commissions, and how sales funnels can increase your income. You will also learn SEO secrets to increase your site's ranking and visibility on search engines like Google. A mandatory $10 materials fee is payable to instructor at the door. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: November 6, 2019 - November 6, 2019
OWLAPA Use of Aromatherapy
80109 W 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. PINEC 20 $0
August 14, 2019 - August 14, 2019
Pharmacy Technician
80037 TTh 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. PINEC 0 $1299 Contact
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: October 8, 2019 - December 3, 2019
Phlebotomy Technician
80038 A 09:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. PINEC 11 $1799 Add
This 90 hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients 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. There will be a 40 hour clinical externship included in this course. 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). Students may choose to take the Phlebotomy Technician Certification Exam. If chosen, the exam carries the cost of approximately $105 and will be given by the instructor. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 19, 2019 - October 19, 2019
Phlebotomy Technician
80038 A 09:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. PINEC 11 $1799 Add
This 90 hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients 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. There will be a 40 hour clinical externship included in this course. 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). Students may choose to take the Phlebotomy Technician Certification Exam. If chosen, the exam carries the cost of approximately $105 and will be given by the instructor. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: November 9, 2019 - November 9, 2019
Phlebotomy Technician
80038 A 09:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. PINEC 11 $1799 Add
This 90 hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients 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. There will be a 40 hour clinical externship included in this course. 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). Students may choose to take the Phlebotomy Technician Certification Exam. If chosen, the exam carries the cost of approximately $105 and will be given by the instructor. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: November 23, 2019 - November 23, 2019
Phlebotomy Technician
80038 TTh 5:30 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. PINEC 11 $1799 Add
This 90 hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients 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. There will be a 40 hour clinical externship included in this course. 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). Students may choose to take the Phlebotomy Technician Certification Exam. If chosen, the exam carries the cost of approximately $105 and will be given by the instructor. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: September 24, 2019 - December 10, 2019
Soft Skills Training
80112 Th 08:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m. WAHLCL 20 $0
August 15, 2019 - August 15, 2019
Soft Skills Training
80112 M 08:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m. WAHLCL 20 $0 Add
September 30, 2019 - September 30, 2019
Veterinary Assistant
80039 A 09:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. WAHLCL 16 $1899 Add
This 100 hour Veterinary Assistant program introduces students to the exciting and growing field of veterinary medicine. Students will learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. This program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. Administrative duties, such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable are also emphasized to provide the student with the skills necessary to maintain an efficient front office. Students will enjoy learning through classroom lecture as well as hands on labs. Note: this program does not include a national or state certification or a clinical rotation as part of its overall objectives. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 5, 2019 - October 5, 2019
Veterinary Assistant
80039 A 09:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. WAHLCL 16 $1899 Add
This 100 hour Veterinary Assistant program introduces students to the exciting and growing field of veterinary medicine. Students will learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. This program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. Administrative duties, such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable are also emphasized to provide the student with the skills necessary to maintain an efficient front office. Students will enjoy learning through classroom lecture as well as hands on labs. Note: this program does not include a national or state certification or a clinical rotation as part of its overall objectives. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 26, 2019 - October 26, 2019
Veterinary Assistant
80039 A 09:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. WAHLCL 16 $1899 Add
This 100 hour Veterinary Assistant program introduces students to the exciting and growing field of veterinary medicine. Students will learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. This program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. Administrative duties, such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable are also emphasized to provide the student with the skills necessary to maintain an efficient front office. Students will enjoy learning through classroom lecture as well as hands on labs. Note: this program does not include a national or state certification or a clinical rotation as part of its overall objectives. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: November 9, 2019 - November 9, 2019
Veterinary Assistant
80039 A 09:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. WAHLCL 16 $1899 Add
This 100 hour Veterinary Assistant program introduces students to the exciting and growing field of veterinary medicine. Students will learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. This program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. Administrative duties, such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable are also emphasized to provide the student with the skills necessary to maintain an efficient front office. Students will enjoy learning through classroom lecture as well as hands on labs. Note: this program does not include a national or state certification or a clinical rotation as part of its overall objectives. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: November 23, 2019 - November 23, 2019
Veterinary Assistant
80039 MW 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. WAHLCL 16 $1899 Add
This 100 hour Veterinary Assistant program introduces students to the exciting and growing field of veterinary medicine. Students will learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. This program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. Administrative duties, such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable are also emphasized to provide the student with the skills necessary to maintain an efficient front office. Students will enjoy learning through classroom lecture as well as hands on labs. Note: this program does not include a national or state certification or a clinical rotation as part of its overall objectives. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: September 23, 2019 - December 9, 2019
Bears 100 - Soldier Field
80107 F 07:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. WAHLCL 2 $99 Add
Monsters of the Midway – Bears100 Experience This year marks 100 years since the Chicago Bears were founded in Decatur. Celebrate the Chicago Bears 100th season by touring Soldier Field and enjoying a delicious meal at Mike Ditka’s restaurant. Participants will get VIP treatment at Soldier Field! Experience an exclusive tour of Soldier Field with tour stops at South Courtyard, Doughboy Statue, Field, Visitor’s Locker Room, Visitor’s Interview Room, Skyline Suite, and the Colonnades. Participants will be able to have a 15-minute on-field experience, and a behind the scenes view of the state-of-the-art video control room. After the 90-minute tour, we will travel to Ditka’s restaurant and enjoy a gourmet burger lunch (vegan and gluten free options available). Ditka’s restaurant is widely known for their outstanding food and culture. Participants will be able to explore the restaurant and surrounding area before departure. The tour is a walking tour. Trip is limited to 29 participants. Trip includes transportation, VIP Tour ticket, lunch, gratuity, and bus snacks. (Ages 10 & Up) Bus departs SVCC North Parking lot promptly at 7:30 a.m., arriving at Soldier Field at approximately at 10:00 a.m. Bus will travel to Ditka’s Restaurant for a 12:30 p.m. lunch. Bus departs Ditka’s Restaurant at 2:30 p.m. and will arrive back at SVCC at approximately 5:00 p.m. CRN:80107 Friday, November 1; 7:30AM-5:00PM Chicago, IL $99 per person Class Dates: November 1, 2019 - November 1, 2019
Chicago Blackhawks vs STLBlues
80111 S 2:15 p.m.- 11:30 p.m. WAHLCL 29 $153 Add
March 8, 2020 - March 8, 2020
Chicago Self Guided
80019 A 08:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. WAHLCL 49 $39 Add
December 14, 2019 - December 14, 2019
Cubs vs Cards 9/20
80018 F 08:30 a.m.- 8:30 p.m. WAHLCL 11 $119 Add
September 20, 2019 - September 20, 2019
Explore Tuscany Trip
80001 SMTWThFA 08:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. WAHLCL 1 $3499 Add
November 2, 2019 - November 10, 2019
Explore Tuscany Trip DAY TRIP
80008 TBA 08:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. WAHLCL 7 $140 Add
November 2, 2019 - November 10, 2019
Explore Tuscany Trip DBOC
80004 TBA 08:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. WAHLCL 10 $-300 Add
November 2, 2019 - November 10, 2019
Explore Tuscany Trip DIN&ENTER
80007 TBA 08:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. WAHLCL 7 $85 Add
November 2, 2019 - November 10, 2019
Explore Tuscany Trip DISCOUNT
80006 TBA 08:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. WAHLCL 8 $-50 Add
November 2, 2019 - November 10, 2019
Explore Tuscany Trip INSURANCE
80005 TBA 08:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. WAHLCL 7 $315 Add
November 2, 2019 - November 10, 2019
Hamilton October 2
80030 W 09:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. WAHLCL 0 $159 Contact
HAMILTON is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, HAMILTON is the story of America then, told by America now. All ticket sales are final; however, a substitute may be sent in your place. The show is a 1:30 p.m. matinee and the tickets are located in the front balcony. Participants will have time to shop and/or eat lunch once we arrive in Chicago. There are places to shop and eat lunch near the theater. Trip is limited to 53 participants. Trip includes transportation, driver tip, musical ticket, and bus snacks. Lunch in Chicago and dinner at Portillo’s will be on your own. (Ages 16 & Up) Bus departs SVCC North Parking lot promptly at 9:00 a.m., arriving in Chicago at approximately 11:15 a.m. Bus departs Chicago after the show at approximately 4:45 p.m. and will stop at Portillo’s for dinner and arrive back at SVCC at approximately 8:15 p.m. Class Dates: October 2, 2019 - October 2, 2019
Ireland ADD ON 1
80027 TBA 09:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. WAHLCL 0 $0 Contact
Ireland DBOC
80024 TBA 09:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. WAHLCL 13 $-550 Add
April 29, 2020 - May 8, 2020
Ireland INSURANCE
80025 TBA 09:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. WAHLCL 13 $315 Add
April 29, 2020 - May 8, 2020
Ireland Loyalty Credit
80029 TBA 09:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. WAHLCL 0 $-300 Contact
April 29, 2020 - May 8, 2020
Ireland MED. BANQUET
80028 TBA 09:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. WAHLCL 14 $0 Add
Ireland PREVIEW DISCOUNT
80026 TBA 09:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. WAHLCL 13 $-50
April 29, 2019 - May 8, 2020
Ireland Trip Preview
80031 M 5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. 1H16 19 $0 Add
Extended Trip Preview Join us for a preview of the amazing upcoming extended trip to Ireland. A Collette representative will showcase the trips and answer questions. Call 815.835.6212 to RSVP or register online. Class Dates: September 30, 2019 - September 30, 2019
Odyssey River Cruise
80015 F 09:00 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. 1H16 0 $112 Contact
August 2, 2019 - August 2, 2019
Shades of Ireland
80023 TBA 09:00 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. 1H16 13 $4249 Add
April 29, 2020 - May 8, 2020
Tuscany
80113 SMTWThFA 08:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. 1H16 0 $2874 Contact
November 2, 2019 - November 10, 2019