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Spring 2019 Business Classes

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GSV 100 Commercial Drivers License
60455 W MTWThF 8:00am- 4:30pm 3K04 Staff 27 $1356
Train to earn your Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and prepare for a career in the trucking industry, one of the fastest growing Industries in the country. With over 300,000 truck-driving jobs available in the United States, this course is designed for students with little or no commercial driving experience.The Sauk Valley Community College Truck Driver Training Course, provided by the 160 Driving Academy, includes everything you need to earn a CDL and find your first job as a truck driver. After successful completion of the four-week course you will take the Secretary of State administered Class A test and receive certificates from Sauk Valley Community College, 160 Driving Academy as well as an Illinois Commercial Driver’s License from the Secretary of State. Courses start every couple of weeks and runs Monday – Friday; 8:00 am-4:30 pm. For more information, you can call (815) 835-6212 or visit svcc.edu/cdl.Cost of the program is $4,520 and includes cost of permit, drug screen and DOT physical. Students will be charged an additional non-refundable registration fee for this class. Carrier sponsorship and grant options are available to eligible students to help cover tuition expenses. Financial Aid is available to students pursuing the Entrepreneurial Truck Driving Certificate. (Ages 18 amp; Up) Class dates: November 27, 2018 - May 16, 2019
GSV 102 Commercial Vehicle Operation
60456 W MTWThF 8:00am- 4:30pm Staff 28 $3164
Train to earn your Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and prepare for a career in the trucking industry, one of the fastest growing Industries in the country. With over 300,000 truck-driving jobs available in the United States, this course is designed for students with little or no commercial driving experience.The Sauk Valley Community College Truck Driver Training Course, provided by the 160 Driving Academy, includes everything you need to earn a CDL and find your first job as a truck driver. After successful completion of the four-week course you will take the Secretary of State administered Class A test and receive certificates from Sauk Valley Community College, 160 Driving Academy as well as an Illinois Commercial Driver’s License from the Secretary of State. Courses start every couple of weeks and runs Monday – Friday; 8:00 am-4:30 pm. For more information, you can call (815) 835-6212 or visit svcc.edu/cdl.Cost of the program is $4,520 and includes cost of permit, drug screen and DOT physical. Students will be charged an additional non-refundable registration fee for this class. Carrier sponsorship and grant options are available to eligible students to help cover tuition expenses. Financial Aid is available to students pursuing the Entrepreneurial Truck Driving Certificate. (Ages 18 amp; Up) Class dates: November 27, 2018 - May 10, 2019
XPD 705 Health Careers Overview (FREE)
60708 W Th 5:30pm- 7:30pm 1K04 Staff 27 Add
This overview is intended for students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career in healthcare. This informational session will give prospective students information and details on the Dental Assisting, Medical Billing amp; Coding Program, Pharmacy Technician, and Phlebotomy Technician programs. The overview meeting is free to prospective students, but registration is required. (Ages 16 amp; Up) Class dates: February 28, 2019 - February 28, 2019
XPD 705 Dental Assisting
60709 W1 MW 6:00pm- 9:30pm MAIN Staff 18 $1299 Add
Dental Assisting Program with Clinical ExternshipThe 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 amp; Up) Class dates: March 18, 2019 - May 13, 2019
XPD 705 Medical Billing & Coding
60710 W2 TTh 6:00pm- 9:30pm MAIN Staff 20 $1799 Add
S 9:00am- 3:00pm MAIN
S 9:00am- 3:00pm MAIN
S 9:00am- 3:00pm MAIN
Medical Billing amp; Coding ProgramThis 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-A); the American Health Information Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam; and/or other National Exams. (Ages 18 amp; Up) Class dates: March 19, 2019 - May 23, 2019
XPD 705 Pharmacy Technician
60711 W3 TTh 6:00pm- 9:30pm MAIN Staff 20 $1299 Add
Pharmacy Technician Program with Clinical ExternshipThis 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 amp; Up) Class dates: March 19, 2019 - May 7, 2019
XPD 705 Phlebotomy Technician
60712 W4 TTh 5:30pm- 9:00pm 3K04 Staff 20 $1799 Add
S 9:00am- 3:00pm 3K04
S 9:00am- 3:00pm 3K04
Phlebotomy Technician Program with Clinical ExternshipThis 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 amp; Up) Class dates: March 19, 2019 - May 28, 2019
XPD 705 OWLAPA Looking 4 th Sunny Side
60725 W6 W 10:00am- 12:00pm HERITA Staff 20
Class dates: January 9, 2019 - January 9, 2019
XPD 715 Conversational Sign Language
60718 W M 6:00pm- 8:00pm 2L07 Staff 13 $65 Add
Students will build on the vocab from the Basic Sign Language class and learn concepts of putting that vocab into motion. Students will cover every day conversational topics including the 3 D’s (directions, descriptions amp; desires). Textbook required: The Gallaudet Dictionary of American Sign Language ISBN: 1-56368-282-6. (Ages 12 amp; Up)$100 (Textbook included)$65 (Textbook not included) Class dates: April 1, 2019 - April 29, 2019
XPD 720 Food Sanitation
60640 W T 5:30pm- 8:30pm 1H16 Staff 10 $115
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. Students can purchase the textbook and exam scan sheet from Follett Bookstore on SVCC’s Campus. (Ages 15 amp; Up) Class dates: February 5, 2019 - February 26, 2019
60641 W1 T 5:30pm- 8:30pm 1H16 Staff 20 $115 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. Students can purchase the textbook and exam scan sheet from Follett Bookstore on SVCC’s Campus. (Ages 15 amp; Up) Class dates: April 16, 2019 - May 7, 2019
XPD 720 Food Sanitation Refresher
60642 W2 S 8:00am- 5:30pm KSB Staff 12 $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 amp; Up) Class dates: March 2, 2019 - March 2, 2019
60643 W3 S 8:00am- 5:30pm KSB Staff 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 amp; Up) Class dates: May 4, 2019 - May 4, 2019
XPD 735 Ag mechanics Bootcamp
60620 P TWThF 8:00am- 4:00pm T2 RG. Anderson 16 Add
Class dates: May 28, 2019 - May 31, 2019
XPD 735 Forklift Train the Trainer
60703 W M 9:00am- 12:00pm 2K02 Staff 11 $129
Forklift Operation Safety Train-the-TrainerIn 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 amp; Up) Class dates: February 18, 2019 - February 18, 2019
XPD 735 10 Hour Construction
60704 W1 Th 8:00am- 3:30pm 2K02 Staff 13 $299 Add
F 8:00am- 12:30pm 2K02
10 Hour Construction CourseParticipants will learn the major provisions of Occupational Safety and Health in the Construction Industry. Primary topics include; the inspection and citation process, working and walking surfaces including ladders and scaffolds, hazardous materials, fall protections, electrical safety, material handling and more. Additional topics can be customized to meet the participant’s needs. Participants will earn their OHSA 10 Hour Construction card upon completion of this class. Coffee and breakfast pastry will be available to students during each class. (Ages 18 amp; Up) CRN:60704(2 sessions), Thursday, February 21; 8:00AM-3:30PM amp; Friday, February 22; 8:00AM-12:00PMSVCC-Room 2K2 Instructor-Jeff Clark$299 (lunch provided Thursday only) Class dates: February 21, 2019 - February 21, 2019
XPD 735 DOT Hazardous Material Trainin
60705 W2 W 8:00am- 12:00pm 1H16 Staff 20 $129 Add
W 8:00am- 12:00pm 1H18
Department of Transportation Required Hazardous Material TrainingThe 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 amp; Up) CRN:60705(1 session), Wednesday, February 27; 8:00AM-12:00PMSVCC-Room 1F01 Instructor-Jeff Clark $129 Class dates: February 27, 2019 - February 27, 2019
XPD 735 RCRA Storage/Shipping Haz Wast
60706 W3 W 8:00am- 12:00pm 2K02 Staff 20 $129 Add
RCRA Storage and Shipping of Hazardous Waste and Recycle MaterialsResource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)The RCRA sets forth an approach for handling the volumes of waste generated in the United States every year. Based on the authority granted by RCRA Subtitle C, EPA developed regulations for the cradle-to-grave management of hazardous waste. Persons who produce hazardous waste are called hazardous waste generators and they must receive RCRA training. In compliance with U.S. EPA regulations, this Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) training is for individuals who deal with or manage hazardous waste. RCRA training needs to be provided to employees at the start of their job and on an annual basis. Coffee and breakfast pastry will be available to students during each class. (Ages 18 amp; Up) Class dates: March 20, 2019 - March 20, 2019
XPD 735 10 hour General Industry
60707 W4 W 8:00am- 3:30pm 2K02 Staff 20 $299 Add
Th 8:00am- 12:30pm 2K02
10 Hour General Industry (OSHA)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 amp; Up) CRN:60707(2 sessions), Wednesday, April 10; 8:00AM-3:30PM amp; Thursday, April 11; 8:00AM-12:00PMSVCC-Room 2K2 Instructor-Jeff Clark$299 (lunch provided Wednesday only) Class dates: April 10, 2019 - April 10, 2019