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Ed2go Digital Game Artist Cert
80001 TBA   ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
September 17, 2020 - March 17, 2022
Ed2go Intro to Interior Design
80124 TBA   ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
October 25, 2021 - January 17, 2022
File Management
80127 T 1:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. ONLINE 8 $65 Add
Learn to manage your folders and files. We will review the cut, copy, paste, and rename commands. File management will allow you to store data (pictures, letters, recipes, etc.) on your PC in an organized manner which makes it easier to retrieve and it will enable you to backup data. Learn to copy or move data to an external storage device. Get your photos off your memory card! Prerequisite: Basic computer knowledge and skills required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: February 22, 2022 - February 22, 2022
Microsoft Excel Adv. Formulas
80134 T 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. ONLINE 9 $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: April 5, 2022 - April 5, 2022
Microsoft Excel Graphing
80135 Th 2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 3K02 10 $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: April 7, 2022 - April 7, 2022
Microsoft Excel Level One
80131 T 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 8 $75 Add
Learn basic spreadsheet operations, spreadsheet design, layout, math operations, controlling page appearance, and printing spreadsheets. An emphasis is placed on writing formulas to obtain desired results. Use shortcuts to accomplish tasks as you set up several spreadsheets. A basic understanding of keyboard and mouse operations as well as the fundamental Windows operations is required to operate Excel. Prerequisite: Basic understanding of keyboard and mouse operations as well as the fundamental Windows operations is required to operate Excel. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 22, 2022 - March 22, 2022
Microsoft Excel Level One #2
80132 Th 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 10 $75 Add
Learn basic spreadsheet operations, spreadsheet design, layout, math operations, controlling page appearance, and printing spreadsheets. An emphasis is placed on writing formulas to obtain desired results. Use shortcuts to accomplish tasks as you set up several spreadsheets. A basic understanding of keyboard and mouse operations as well as the fundamental Windows operations is required to operate Excel. Prerequisite: Basic understanding of keyboard and mouse operations as well as the fundamental Windows operations is required to operate Excel. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 24, 2022 - March 24, 2022
Microsoft Excel Level Two
80133 W 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 9 $75 Add
Take your knowledge of Excel and maximize the power of this software as you explore linking, sheet management, and using advanced formulas to summarize data. Prerequisite: Basic computer and typing skills and knowledge of formula writing in Microsoft Excel required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 30, 2022 - March 30, 2022
Microsoft Excel Pivot Tables
80136 Th 2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 3K02 10 $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: April 14, 2022 - April 14, 2022
Microsoft PowerPoint Level 1
80137 T 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 10 $75 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: April 12, 2022 - April 12, 2022
Microsoft Word Level One
80128 T 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: March 1, 2022 - March 1, 2022
Microsoft Word Level Two
80129 Th 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 8 $75 Add
Take a more in-depth look at Word in this intermediate class. Discover indents, shortcuts to formatting text, creating, editing, and using styles. Set up and edit templates as well as work with graphics, borders, and word art in documents and templates. Prerequisite: Basic computer and typing skills required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 3, 2022 - March 3, 2022
Microsoft Word Merge
80130 W 2:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. 3K02 8 $45 Add
Learn to mail merge and how to use it for mass mailings, envelopes, and labels. Prerequisite: Basic computer and typing skills required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 9, 2022 - March 9, 2022
Develop A Powerful Resume
80143 T 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. ONLINE 20 $0 Add
If you have never written a resume before, or it’s been a while since you have 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: March 22, 2022 - March 22, 2022
Healthcare & UR Retirement
80174 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2M07 10 $13 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 18 & Up) Class Dates: May 10, 2022 - May 10, 2022
Interview Do's & Don'ts
80144 T 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. ONLINE 19 $0 Add
Want to know more about interviewing and how to improve your skills? Join us in learning interview techniques that employers use to prepare for a successful interview. Get information and familiarize yourself with the type of initial interviews and potential questions you might face. The workshop covers pre-interview preparation, interview structure, question and answer preparation, and post-interview etiquette. 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 26, 2022 - April 26, 2022
Meditation
80182 T 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. ONLINE 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. Through meditation you can reduce stress and support your quest for self-knowledge and self-transformation. Students may use a yoga mat if desired. Students will need a computer or mobile device to access Zoom, sound, and internet connection. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: March 15, 2022 - April 19, 2022
Muay Thai Conditioning
80184 W 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. TWC 10 $65 Add
This class will help you improve your conditioning and lung capacity. It includes drills, aerobic exercise, and pad work and also teaches skills which can be used in Muay Thai. Recommended equipment: mouth guard and athletic cup. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: March 16, 2022 - April 20, 2022
Muay Thai Techniques
80185 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: March 19, 2022 - April 23, 2022
Pranayama & Mudras
80183 W 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. ONLINE 10 $65 Add
Pranayama (Breathing) & Mudras Learn how to become conscious of your unhealthy breathing patterns and integrate deep, natural, and healthy breathing into your life. Learn to use the full range of movement in your entire body to inhale and exhale fully and deeply. Mudras are gestures which use fingers, hands, and sometimes the whole body to enhance awareness and produce a therapeutic effect. Both can improve your health and increase your energy. Students may use a yoga mat if desired. Students will need a computer or mobile device to access Zoom, sound, and internet connection. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: March 16, 2022 - April 20, 2022
Preparing Your Estate Plan
80172 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2M07 8 $13 Add
This class offers a basic overview of estate planning: account registration, beneficiary designation, will, trust, tax information, life insurance, and TOD. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: April 12, 2022 - April 12, 2022
Retirement Planning Today
80176 T 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. 2C10 30 $49 Add
Retirement Planning Today® is designed for adults looking to retire within the next 15 years. The course is designed to teach you how to build wealth and align your money with your values to accomplish your goals in life. You will also learn how to save money on taxes, manage investment risks and protect assets from potential long-term health expenses. You will receive an easy-to-understand education on life planning and retirement planning strategies and two workbooks (one at each session) with examples and illustrations. (Ages 50 & Up) Class Dates: February 15, 2022 - February 22, 2022
Retirement Planning Today
80177 Th 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. ONLINE 30 $49 Add
Retirement Planning Today® is designed for adults looking to retire within the next 15 years. The course is designed to teach you how to build wealth and align your money with your values to accomplish your goals in life. You will also learn how to save money on taxes, manage investment risks and protect assets from potential long-term health expenses. You will receive an easy-to-understand education on life planning and retirement planning strategies and two workbooks (one at each session) with examples and illustrations. (Ages 50 & Up) Class Dates: February 17, 2022 - February 24, 2022
Retirement Planning Today
80178 M 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. 2K02 30 $49 Add
Retirement Planning Today® is designed for adults looking to retire within the next 15 years. The course is designed to teach you how to build wealth and align your money with your values to accomplish your goals in life. You will also learn how to save money on taxes, manage investment risks and protect assets from potential long-term health expenses. You will receive an easy-to-understand education on life planning and retirement planning strategies and two workbooks (one at each session) with examples and illustrations. (Ages 50 & Up) Class Dates: May 2, 2022 - May 9, 2022
Retirement Planning Today
80179 W 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. 2K02 30 $49 Add
Retirement Planning Today® is designed for adults looking to retire within the next 15 years. The course is designed to teach you how to build wealth and align your money with your values to accomplish your goals in life. You will also learn how to save money on taxes, manage investment risks and protect assets from potential long-term health expenses. You will receive an easy-to-understand education on life planning and retirement planning strategies and two workbooks (one at each session) with examples and illustrations. (Ages 50 & Up) Class Dates: May 4, 2022 - May 11, 2022
Save Money w/Couponing
80158 A 2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. ONLINE 20 $30 Add
Save Money with Extreme Couponing! 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 This workshop is taught by someone who has used many couponing secrets to save thousands. Class Dates: February 26, 2022 - February 26, 2022
Social Security Answers
80173 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2M07 9 $13 Add
Learn ways to maximize Social Security benefit amounts for the individual and spouse based on age, life expectancy, employment and need. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: April 26, 2022 - April 26, 2022
Soft Skills Training
80145 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 17, 2022 - May 17, 2022
Standing Guard: Protect Your $
80175 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2M07 10 $13 Add
Standing Guard: Protect What You’ve Worked For Share strategies designed to help guard valuable assets and protect pre-and-post-retirement income. Discusses impact of longevity, withdrawal strategies, anticipating rising costs, and reviewing insurance/LTC. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: May 24, 2022 - May 24, 2022
Yoga Positivity & Growth Thurs
80181 Th 09:30 a.m.- 10:45 a.m. TWC 10 $65 Add
This class is great for beginners and experienced yogis as well. This all-levels yoga class is a slower paced flow with a focus on traditional yoga asanas (poses). The main objective of this class is to align, strengthen and promote flexibility within the student’s body. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: March 17, 2022 - April 21, 2022
Yoga Positivity & Growth Tues
80180 T 09:30 a.m.- 10:45 a.m. TWC 10 $65 Add
This class is great for beginners and experienced yogis as well. This all-levels yoga class is a slower paced flow with a focus on traditional yoga asanas (poses). The main objective of this class is to align, strengthen and promote flexibility within the student’s body. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: March 15, 2022 - April 19, 2022
Aviation Instrument
80152 M 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. ONLINE 20 $375 Add
For the Advanced Pilot: Acquire an understanding of instrument scan techniques, IFR instruments, instrument maneuvers on full and partial, radio navigation aids for enroute, instrument approach and instrument departure, radar, holding patterns, Federal Aviation Regulations, weather theory and reporting, and the requirements of the Instrument Practical Test Standards. Successful completion of this course guarantees the student will be eligible to take and pass the F.A.A. Instrument Pilot Knowledge Exam (additional fee for F.A.A. Exam). Flying or airtime is not included in this class. This course will be conducted online through Google Meets. The classroom invitation and materials will be sent to students by email from the instructor. Textbooks and supplies for this class are: Pilot’s Manual Volume 3: Instrument Flying Seventh Edition by Aviation Theory Centre, Ltd. Editorial Team and Test Prep 2022: Instrument Rating, by Aviation Supplies & Academics. Students may purchase all supplies online or locally from M & M Aviation Services, Ltd. Prerequisites: Private Pilot’s License or instructor authorization. (Ages 17 & 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: January 24, 2022 - May 16, 2022
Aviation Private Pilot Ground
80151 T 5:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 19 $275 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). 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. The classroom invitation and materials will be sent to students by email from the instructor. Textbooks and supplies for this class are: Complete Private Pilot, Bob Gardner Thirteenth Edition by Aviation Supplies & Academics, Inc. and Test Prep 2022: 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 1, 2022 - May 10, 2022
Basic Interm Dance Foxtrot
80168 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 1EMA 30 $50 Add
Basic-Intermediate Ballroom Dance Night Club Two is an easy dance to learn and works great for those beautiful, romantic love songs, no matter what genre the music comes from country, modern, or 50-60’s. Lindy Hop, the original swing dance from the Savoy Ballroom in New York City is fun and lively. The timeless foxtrot will definitely add to your dancing pleasure. Dennis and Sandy will help you reach your dancing goals and you’ll have a great time doing it! Dance proves both physical and mental exercise and allows time to spend with friends or that special someone you care about. Get comfortable stepping out onto the dance floor and enjoy ballroom dancing for a lifetime. Proper dance technique, frame, posture, floor crafting, and beat identification will be covered. Students are allowed to video steps in class for personal use. No dance experience is 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 10, 2022 - May 31, 2022
Basic Interm Lindy Hop Swing
80167 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 1EMA 30 $50 Add
Basic-Intermediate Ballroom Dance Night Club Two is an easy dance to learn and works great for those beautiful, romantic love songs, no matter what genre the music comes from country, modern, or 50-60’s. Lindy Hop, the original swing dance from the Savoy Ballroom in New York City is fun and lively. The timeless foxtrot will definitely add to your dancing pleasure. Dennis and Sandy will help you reach your dancing goals and you’ll have a great time doing it! Dance proves both physical and mental exercise and allows time to spend with friends or that special someone you care about. Get comfortable stepping out onto the dance floor and enjoy ballroom dancing for a lifetime. Proper dance technique, frame, posture, floor crafting, and beat identification will be covered. Students are allowed to video steps in class for personal use. No dance experience is 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 12, 2022 - May 3, 2022
Basic/Interm Night Club Two
80166 TBA 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 1EMA 24 $50 Add
Basic-Intermediate Ballroom Dance Night Club Two is an easy dance to learn and works great for those beautiful, romantic love songs, no matter what genre the music comes from country, modern, or 50-60’s. Lindy Hop, the original swing dance from the Savoy Ballroom in New York City is fun and lively. The timeless foxtrot will definitely add to your dancing pleasure. Dennis and Sandy will help you reach your dancing goals and you’ll have a great time doing it! Dance proves both physical and mental exercise and allows time to spend with friends or that special someone you care about. Get comfortable stepping out onto the dance floor and enjoy ballroom dancing for a lifetime. Proper dance technique, frame, posture, floor crafting, and beat identification will be covered. Students are allowed to video steps in class for personal use. No dance experience is required. Hard soled shoes are recommended and a partner is suggested, but not required. All classes will be held in the Dillon Mall (East entrance) and instructed by Dennis and Sandy Scheckel. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 8, 2022 - April 5, 2022
Beekeeping 101
80153 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2K02 17 $55 Add
Bees are fascinating creatures. Whether you are interested in wax and honey production or if you want to do your part in helping the environment, raising bees can be a fun and rewarding experience. Students will learn basic beekeeping skills from assembling bee equipment to putting the bees to bed for winter. Students will receive guidance from an instructor who has 15 years’ experience working with bees. Bee supply catalogs and magazines will be distributed to students. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: January 24, 2022 - January 24, 2022
Beekeeping 101
80153 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2K02 17 $55 Add
Bees are fascinating creatures. Whether you are interested in wax and honey production or if you want to do your part in helping the environment, raising bees can be a fun and rewarding experience. Students will learn basic beekeeping skills from assembling bee equipment to putting the bees to bed for winter. Students will receive guidance from an instructor who has 15 years’ experience working with bees. Bee supply catalogs and magazines will be distributed to students. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: February 7, 2022 - February 7, 2022
Beekeeping 101
80153 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2K02 17 $55 Add
Bees are fascinating creatures. Whether you are interested in wax and honey production or if you want to do your part in helping the environment, raising bees can be a fun and rewarding experience. Students will learn basic beekeeping skills from assembling bee equipment to putting the bees to bed for winter. Students will receive guidance from an instructor who has 15 years’ experience working with bees. Bee supply catalogs and magazines will be distributed to students. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: February 21, 2022 - February 21, 2022
Beekeeping 101
80153 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2K02 17 $55 Add
Bees are fascinating creatures. Whether you are interested in wax and honey production or if you want to do your part in helping the environment, raising bees can be a fun and rewarding experience. Students will learn basic beekeeping skills from assembling bee equipment to putting the bees to bed for winter. Students will receive guidance from an instructor who has 15 years’ experience working with bees. Bee supply catalogs and magazines will be distributed to students. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: March 7, 2022 - March 7, 2022
Beg Guide 2 Getting Published
80161 A 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. 2K02 20 $45 Add
Beginner's Guide to Getting Published 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! Class Dates: March 5, 2022 - March 5, 2022
Beg Guide 2 Start a Blog
80165 A 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. ONLINE 20 $45 Add
Beginner's Guide to Starting a FREE Blog Online blogging is a great way to get the word out about you, your service, your product, or information you want to share! You will learn step-by-step how to: • start a FREE blog with WordPress • choose a blog template • emphasize your blog content with a creative name • use your unique voice to share your expertise • connect your domain/website You will also learn how to earn an income with your blog, including links to other websites and advertising on your blog, as well as increase your internet ranking. Class Dates: March 5, 2022 - March 5, 2022
Conversational Spanish
80186 W 5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. 2M07 8 $100 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 18 & Up) Class Dates: February 23, 2022 - April 6, 2022
Essential Oils & Emotions
80192 T 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. ONLINE 20 $50 Add
Basics of Essential Oils & Emotions Students will learn the basics of essential oils and how to use them to help with emotions. Students will receive samples of Lavender, Ylang Ylang, and Orange and how to use them. Students will need a computer or mobile device to access Zoom, sound, and internet connection. Students may pick up their supplies from SVCC on Thursday, March 31; 4:00-6:00PM. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: April 5, 2022 - April 5, 2022
Essential Oils & Wellness
80191 T 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. ONLINE 20 $40 Add
Basics of Essential Oils & Wellness Support Essential oils are natural and used to promote health and wellness. During this class, students will learn the basics of essential oils and how to use them to help with wellness support. Students will receive samples of Thieves, Lemon, and Frankincense. Students will need a computer or mobile device to access Zoom, sound, and internet connection. Students may pick up their supplies from SVCC on Thursday, March 3; 4:00-6:00PM. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 8, 2022 - March 8, 2022
Explore 50 Self Publishing Opt
80162 A 1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m. ONLINE 20 $30 Add
Explore 50 Different Self-Publishing Options Self-Publishing is all the rage, but is it the best option for YOU? 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. Prerequisite: Beginner’s Guide to Getting Published. Class Dates: March 5, 2022 - March 5, 2022
Interm/Adv Dance Salsa
80171 T 7:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 1EMA 30 $50 Add
Intermediate-Advanced Ballroom Dance Waltz, the very first “Touch” dance, is timeless. An intermediate-advanced class will add to your dance repertoire and dancing pleasure. Night Club Two gives you an option to the usual slow dancing with some beautiful, soft flowing steps. Salsa will put you right in step with those quick Latin beats. If you already have some dance experience, this class will improve your skills by learning new steps and combinations. The instructors will teach you patterns that will be appropriate for ballroom and small dance floors and can be used for venues’ such as clubs, wedding, blues festivals, big band dances, and 50’s and 60’s performances. Proper dance technique, frame, posture, floor crafting, and beat identification will be covered. Students are allowed to video steps in class for personal use. 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 10, 2022 - May 31, 2022
Interm/Adv Dance Waltz
80169 T 7:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 1EMA 30 $50 Add
Intermediate-Advanced Ballroom Dance Waltz, the very first “Touch” dance, is timeless. An intermediate-advanced class will add to your dance repertoire and dancing pleasure. Night Club Two gives you an option to the usual slow dancing with some beautiful, soft flowing steps. Salsa will put you right in step with those quick Latin beats. If you already have some dance experience, this class will improve your skills by learning new steps and combinations. The instructors will teach you patterns that will be appropriate for ballroom and small dance floors and can be used for venues’ such as clubs, wedding, blues festivals, big band dances, and 50’s and 60’s performances. Proper dance technique, frame, posture, floor crafting, and beat identification will be covered. Students are allowed to video steps in class for personal use. Hard soled shoes are recommended and a partner is suggested, but not required. All classes will be held in the Dillon Mall (East entrance) and instructed by Dennis and Sandy Scheckel. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 8, 2022 - April 5, 2022
Interm/Adv Night Club Two Danc
80170 T 7:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 1EMA 30 $50 Add
Intermediate-Advanced Ballroom Dance Waltz, the very first “Touch” dance, is timeless. An intermediate-advanced class will add to your dance repertoire and dancing pleasure. Night Club Two gives you an option to the usual slow dancing with some beautiful, soft flowing steps. Salsa will put you right in step with those quick Latin beats. If you already have some dance experience, this class will improve your skills by learning new steps and combinations. The instructors will teach you patterns that will be appropriate for ballroom and small dance floors and can be used for venues’ such as clubs, wedding, blues festivals, big band dances, and 50’s and 60’s performances. Proper dance technique, frame, posture, floor crafting, and beat identification will be covered. Students are allowed to video steps in class for personal use. 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 12, 2022 - May 3, 2022
Intro to Screenwriting
80159 A 3:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. ONLINE 20 $30 Add
Introduction to Screenwriting for Television or Movies 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. Class Dates: February 26, 2022 - February 26, 2022
Intro to Voiceovers
80190 F 5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. ONLINE 20 $50 Add
Introduction to Voiceovers (Getting Started in Voice Acting) Explore the craft of voiceovers! Discover current trends, opportunities, and tools you need to find success in this growing remote working industry. Read a real script and receive coaching from your instructor, a professional voice actor, to improve your delivery. One time, 90 minute, one-on-one, video-chat class! Learn more at http://www.voicesforall.com/ooo. Upon registration you will be contacted by Voices for All to schedule your class for a day and time of your convenience. Students must have internet access and video chatting capabilities. Sessions must be completed by Friday, May 13. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: May 13, 2022 - May 13, 2022
Situational Awareness Advanced
80189 M 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2L07 10 $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: April 18, 2022 - April 25, 2022
Situational Awareness Basic
80188 M 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2L07 10 $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: March 21, 2022 - April 4, 2022
Spanish for Business
80146 M 5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. 2M07 10 $75
This course will be useful for students wishing to acquire a knowledge of Spanish for use in the business world. Employers and co-workers will learn special tools in Spanish so they can understand not only the language, but Hispanic way of thinking. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: July 1, 2021 - July 1, 2022
Terrarium Make & Take
80154 Th 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 1H16 10 $45 Add
Students will make a permanent/seasonal terrarium during class. Students will need to bring wire cutters, scissors, and a glue gun. The supplies are included in the cost of the class. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 24, 2022 - March 24, 2022
Uncommon Utility Planter Demo
80155 Th 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 1H16 20 $15 Add
Students will be shown the steps to create a unique utility planter with repurposed tools. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: April 21, 2022 - April 21, 2022
Using Amazon Kindle Direct
80163 A 2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. ONLINE 19 $30 Add
Using Amazon’s Kindle Direct to Self-Publish your Book for FREE Whether you’re looking to publish a paperback novel or short e-book now or in the future, this detailed tutorial will teach you step-by-step how to create an Amazon KDP account, format your manuscript and upload it to the platform, easily create a book cover from available templates, determine pricing and royalties, develop a sales pitch for your Amazon page, and write an Amazon author bio. The webinar login information, along with a detailed tutorial to set up your free Zoom account, will be emailed the day before class. Class Dates: March 5, 2022 - March 5, 2022
Writing 4 Online Blogs
80160 A 10:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. ONLINE 19 $30 Add
Writing for Online Blogs, Magazines & Websites 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). Class Dates: March 5, 2022 - March 5, 2022
CPC Medical B/C Online
80037 TBA 10:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
June 10, 2021 - May 28, 2022
Dental Assisting
80148 MW 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. 2M9A 10 $1199 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: the history of dentistry and dental assisting, introduction to the dental office, the legal aspects of dentistry, policies, and guidelines, 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 practice is NOT included in this course. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: March 7, 2022 - May 9, 2022
Explore 250 Home Based Busines
80156 A 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. ONLINE 19 $45 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 startup 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! Class Dates: February 26, 2022 - February 26, 2022
Food Sanitation - 1 Day
80139 A 08:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. 1C01 5 $139 Add
This course prepares students to take the food sanitation manager’s license from the State of Illinois Department of Public Health exam in one day. Students will participate in class and take the exam on the same day. This one-day course is fast-paced and recommended but not required for students 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: March 26, 2022 - March 26, 2022
Food Sanitation - 4 weeks
80141 T 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 2K02 10 $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 slower paced and 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 8th Edition of the ServSafe Manager Textbook with exam scan sheet online or from Follett Bookstore on SVCC’s Campus. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: March 29, 2022 - April 19, 2022
Fundamentals of ElectricalWDC
80126 MW 09:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. WALMRT 1 $0
November 15, 2021 - January 26, 2022
HVAC/R Technician Online
80006 TBA 09:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. ONLINE 0 $2895 Contact
April 14, 2021 - April 14, 2022
Make Money w/a Virtual Assista
80157 A 1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m. ONLINE 19 $30 Add
Make Money with a Virtual Assistant/Word Processing Business 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. Prerequisite: Students must attend Explore 250 Legitimate Home-Based Business Ideas to enroll into this class. Class Dates: February 26, 2022 - February 26, 2022
Medical B/C Online
80010 TBA 1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m. ONLINE 1 $0
March 22, 2021 - March 22, 2022
Medical Billing & Coding
80149 A 09:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. 2M05 10 $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 Management Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam; and/or other National Exams. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: April 9, 2022 - April 9, 2022
Medical Billing & Coding
80149 A 09:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. 2M05 10 $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 Management Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam; and/or other National Exams. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: April 16, 2022 - April 16, 2022
Medical Billing & Coding
80149 TTh 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. 2M05 10 $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 Management Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam; and/or other National Exams. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: March 1, 2022 - May 19, 2022
Monetize Websites Blogs...
80164 A 3:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. ONLINE 20 $30 Add
$Monetize$ Websites, Blogs, and Social Media with 1000+ Affiliate Marketing Opportunities 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. Class Dates: March 5, 2022 - March 5, 2022
Personal Trainer - Hybrid
80142 A 08:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. ONLINE 20 $799 Add
Students will receive all the information needed to start an exciting fitness career & become a Certified Personal Trainer. Turn your fitness passion into a profession with the ONLY IN-PERSON hands on practical skill labs in the industry. The scheduled virtual lectures are led by our 5 star teacher. Topics will cover 15 hours on anatomy, exercise physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, nutrition and more. The in-person practical skill labs allow you to role-play and review essential “hands on skills” to master assessing clients, stretching, warm ups/cool downs, exercise analysis and programming design. The course includes the national test vouchers ($450 value) and extra access to our online video enhanced CPT course to review lectures and labs at no extra cost ($600 value)! W.I.T.S. 30-hour optional employer internship (Level 2 Certification) helps walk you into jobs who very much value our unique certification. This course includes virtual lectures and an in-person practical skills lab and exam. 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: 978-1492523376). Special Note: After successful completion of the course activities and online exam you will receive a Certificate of Completion. After you pass the National exam you will receive a Level 1 Certified Personal Trainer credential. The practical review and national exam will be conducted on-campus. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: February 12, 2022 - March 12, 2022
Personal Trainer - Hybrid
80142 A 09:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. ONLINE 20 $799 Add
Students will receive all the information needed to start an exciting fitness career & become a Certified Personal Trainer. Turn your fitness passion into a profession with the ONLY IN-PERSON hands on practical skill labs in the industry. The scheduled virtual lectures are led by our 5 star teacher. Topics will cover 15 hours on anatomy, exercise physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, nutrition and more. The in-person practical skill labs allow you to role-play and review essential “hands on skills” to master assessing clients, stretching, warm ups/cool downs, exercise analysis and programming design. The course includes the national test vouchers ($450 value) and extra access to our online video enhanced CPT course to review lectures and labs at no extra cost ($600 value)! W.I.T.S. 30-hour optional employer internship (Level 2 Certification) helps walk you into jobs who very much value our unique certification. This course includes virtual lectures and an in-person practical skills lab and exam. 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: 978-1492523376). Special Note: After successful completion of the course activities and online exam you will receive a Certificate of Completion. After you pass the National exam you will receive a Level 1 Certified Personal Trainer credential. The practical review and national exam will be conducted on-campus. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: March 19, 2022 - March 19, 2022
Personal Trainer - Hybrid
80142 A 09:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 1H16 20 $799 Add
Students will receive all the information needed to start an exciting fitness career & become a Certified Personal Trainer. Turn your fitness passion into a profession with the ONLY IN-PERSON hands on practical skill labs in the industry. The scheduled virtual lectures are led by our 5 star teacher. Topics will cover 15 hours on anatomy, exercise physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, nutrition and more. The in-person practical skill labs allow you to role-play and review essential “hands on skills” to master assessing clients, stretching, warm ups/cool downs, exercise analysis and programming design. The course includes the national test vouchers ($450 value) and extra access to our online video enhanced CPT course to review lectures and labs at no extra cost ($600 value)! W.I.T.S. 30-hour optional employer internship (Level 2 Certification) helps walk you into jobs who very much value our unique certification. This course includes virtual lectures and an in-person practical skills lab and exam. 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: 978-1492523376). Special Note: After successful completion of the course activities and online exam you will receive a Certificate of Completion. After you pass the National exam you will receive a Level 1 Certified Personal Trainer credential. The practical review and national exam will be conducted on-campus. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: March 26, 2022 - March 26, 2022
Phlebotomy Technician
80147 TTh 5:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. 3K04 3 $1799 Add
This 100-hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares students to collect blood specimens for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and OSHA safety techniques. Classroom and externship include: terminology, anatomy and physiology, blood collection procedures, specimen hands-on practice, and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. The students will experience a clinical externship at two local hospitals and will have a total of 100 clinic working hours and 100 sticks per ASCP & NAACLS guidelines. The externship will depend on the clinical site openings. Students may need to adjust with their work schedules for the clinic externship. 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 and must be turned in to the instructor by March 31, 2022 (Paperwork will be given in class). The optional immunizations are Hepatitis B and Flu shot (seasonal). Clinical time will be scheduled around class time. All students must maintain a 75% or better (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: March 1, 2022 - May 31, 2022
Experience Galena
80150 A 08:30 a.m.- 7:30 p.m. 3K04 46 $39 Add
Experience Galena Truly experience the essence of Galena by traveling downtown where you can enjoy a relaxing day on your own schedule. Come for the sights, wine, shopping, and food. Trip is limited to 48 participants. Trip includes transportation and driver gratuity. (All Ages) Bus departs SVCC North Parking lot promptly at 8:30 a.m., arriving in Galena at approximately 10:30 a.m. Bus departs Galena at 5:30 p.m. and will arrive back at SVCC at 7:30 p.m. COVID-19 protocols and sanitation procedures will be followed on the charter bus. Participants may be required to wear a mask and show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test within 7 days of the trip before leaving SVCC. Class Dates: April 30, 2022 - April 30, 2022