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Current BACE Business Classes

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Youth Leadership
80216 Th 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 1H16 20 $50 Add
This new Youth Leadership course is geared towards students who show characteristics and traits and want to become future leaders. The course will help students go beyond traditional classes to encourage creativity and mindfulness, teambuilding, how to handle difficult conversations, how to facilitate meetings and much more. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: April 13, 2023 - May 4, 2023
Clinical Medical Assistant
80039 TBA 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
April 25, 2022 - April 25, 2023
Ed2Go AccountingFundamentals2
80227 TBA 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
January 18, 2023 - March 1, 2023
Ed2Go Become a Vet Assistant
80228 TBA 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
December 31, 2022 - March 25, 2023
Ed2Go Conversational Japanese
80226 TBA 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
January 15, 2023 - April 9, 2023
Ed2Go Intro to Quickbooks
80218 TBA 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
November 23, 2022 - December 15, 2023
Ed2Go Intro to Quickbooks 2019
80229 TBA 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
January 10, 2023 - April 4, 2023
Ed2go Clinical Medical Assista
80104 TBA 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
June 22, 2022 - June 22, 2023
Ed2go Lean Six Sigma Green/Bla
80017 TBA 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
February 28, 2022 - February 28, 2023
Ed2go MS Access Certification
80123 TBA 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
October 5, 2022 - March 5, 2023
Ed2go Medical Billing & Coding
80016 TBA 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
February 22, 2022 - February 22, 2023
Ed2go Medical Billing & Coding
80018 TBA 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
March 15, 2022 - March 15, 2023
Ed2go Medical Billing & Coding
80020 TBA 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
March 18, 2022 - March 18, 2023
Ed2go Wedding Planner Cert
80106 TBA 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
August 11, 2022 - May 11, 2023
Ed2go Write Fantasy Novel
80225 TBA 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
January 21, 2023 - April 8, 2023
File Management
80138 T 2:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. 3K02 10 $70 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 28, 2023 - February 28, 2023
Intro to Computers
80137 TTh 2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 3K02 7 $80 Add
Start here! The basics of the computer. We will discuss terminology and the basic “need to know” aspects of the computer. Explore the keyboard, mouse, and basic Windows commands. We will wrap up with tackling some basic internet browsing and email tasks. Class size is limited to 10 students. Class Dates: February 21, 2023 - February 23, 2023
Medical Billing & Codling Onli
80040 TBA 2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. ONLINE 1 $0
May 16, 2022 - May 16, 2023
Microsoft Excel Adv Formulas
80147 W 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 8 $80 Add
We will 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, 2023 - April 5, 2023
Microsoft Excel Graphing
80146 T 2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 3K02 8 $50 Add
Set up and modify graphs in Microsoft 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 4, 2023 - April 4, 2023
Microsoft Excel Level One
80143 M 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 6 $80 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 20, 2023 - March 20, 2023
Microsoft Excel Level One #2
80144 W 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 9 $80 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, 2023 - March 22, 2023
Microsoft Excel Level Two
80145 W 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 7 $80 Add
Take your knowledge of Microsoft 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 29, 2023 - March 29, 2023
Microsoft Excel Pivot Tables
80148 T 2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 3K02 8 $50 Add
Microsoft Excel – Pivot Tables & Data Management Manage data in Microsoft Excel using Sorting and Filtering. Pivot tables in Microsoft 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 11, 2023 - April 11, 2023
Microsoft PowerPoint
80149 M 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 10 $80 Add
Microsoft 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 3, 2023 - April 3, 2023
Microsoft Word Level One
80140 W 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 8 $80 Add
Microsoft 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) CRN:80140 Class Dates: March 1, 2023 - March 1, 2023
Microsoft Word Level Two
80141 W 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 9 $80 Add
Take a more in-depth look at Microsoft 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 8, 2023 - March 8, 2023
Microsoft Word Merge
80142 Th 2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 3K02 10 $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, 2023 - March 9, 2023
Phlebotomy Technician ONLINE
80230 TBA 2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
December 28, 2022 - June 30, 2023
Project Manager
80038 TBA 2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
April 22, 2022 - April 22, 2023
Tech Zone Graphic Design
80222 MT 3:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. SHS 0 $477 Contact
Class taught at Sterling High School Lab is open Monday and Tuesday 3:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Register then email dmennie@wacc.cc to reserve your class time Class Dates: January 17, 2023 - May 12, 2023
Career Development
80153 T 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 2L07 9 $0 Add
Looking to evolve your occupational status or enhance your career? Gain a better understanding of your career goals, how to set and achieve them. Know who you are and where you want to go. Career development is an ongoing process of skill enhancement, finding purpose in your work and continuous advancement along your career path. In this class you will explore the phases of career development, goal setting, and strategies to accomplish them. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: May 16, 2023 - May 16, 2023
Develop A Powerful Resume
80150 T 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 2L07 9 $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. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: February 21, 2023 - February 21, 2023
Healthcare & Your Retirement
80177 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2M07 20 $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: April 25, 2023 - April 25, 2023
Interview Do's & Don'ts
80152 T 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 2L07 9 $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. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: April 18, 2023 - April 18, 2023
Karate Basics
80211 T 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. VDSK 20 $100 Add
This class introduces the fundamentals of sport karate techniques and basic sparring skills. Students will train mind, body, and spirit with a focus on self-discipline and respect. Voodoo Sport Karate teaches from a student-centered approach while maintaining the integrity of the traditional martial arts history and culture. A Gi (karate uniform) is required and can be purchased for $40 directly from Voodoo Sport Karate at the first class. There is a family rate maximum of $250 for this class. (Ages 4 & Up) Class Dates: March 21, 2023 - April 25, 2023
Preparing Your Estate Plan
80175 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2M07 18 $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 11, 2023 - April 11, 2023
Retirement Planning Today!
80172 Th 6:00 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 2C10 21 $49
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 40 & Up) Class Dates: February 2, 2023 - February 9, 2023
Retirement Planning Today!
80173 W 6:00 p.m.- 8:30 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 40 & Up) Class Dates: April 19, 2023 - April 26, 2023
Retirement Planning Today!
80174 Th 6:00 p.m.- 8:30 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 40 & Up) Class Dates: May 4, 2023 - May 11, 2023
Self Defense
80212 A 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. VDSK 30 $35 Add
This course aims to teach situational awareness, verbal de-escalation, and physical techniques that may aid the participant in the event of an attack by another person. Class participants will practice self-defense skills in an interactive, supportive environment. Participants will learn avoidance and awareness skills, verbal de-escalation strategies, and physical self-defense skills. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: April 15, 2023 - April 15, 2023
Social Security Questions Answ
80176 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2M07 17 $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 18, 2023 - April 18, 2023
Soft Skills - What Are They?
80151 T 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 2L07 9 $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. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: March 21, 2023 - March 21, 2023
Standing Guard Protect Yours
80178 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2M07 20 $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 2, 2023 - May 2, 2023
Acrylic Paint Pour Ball Chain
80200 M 5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. 3K04 8 $25 Add
Create flowers by pulling a chain through the paint. Paint pouring 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! Recommended: paint shirt/apron. Class Dates: April 10, 2023 - April 10, 2023
Acrylic Paint Pour Blow Art
80198 M 5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. 3K04 9 $25 Add
Blow the paint pour around the canvas to make a unique design. Paint pouring 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! Recommended: paint shirt/apron. Class Dates: February 27, 2023 - February 27, 2023
Acrylic Paint Pour Swipe
80201 M 5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. 3K04 10 $25 Add
Pull one color out over another to create cells and lacing. Paint pouring 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! Recommended: paint shirt/apron. Class Dates: April 24, 2023 - April 24, 2023
AcrylicPaintPour BalloonFlower
80199 M 5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. 3K04 10 $25 Add
Create balloon kiss flowers by pressing the balloon into a freshly painted canvas. Paint pouring 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! Recommended: paint shirt/apron. Class Dates: March 6, 2023 - March 6, 2023
Audio Engineering 101
80181 T 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2C10 12 $80 Add
Do you have a passion for live music? Students will be introduced to all aspects of audio engineering for live performances and recording. Audio tools from microphones to speakers will be covered. This course will be hands-on and interactive. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: April 4, 2023 - May 9, 2023
Aviation Private Pilot Ground
80163 T 5:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 7 $275
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 2023: 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: January 31, 2023 - May 9, 2023
Ballroom Basic Swing
80168 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 1EMA 29 $50 Add
Basic-Intermediate Ballroom Dance Now is YOUR time! Whether you’re enjoying those teenage years or an active, healthy senior lifestyle, Ballroom Dancing can be a new experience for you both physically and mentally. Dancing lends itself to spending time with friends or that special someone you care about. Swing, another fun dance will get your feet and bodies moving in April. This dance can be enjoyed at any level with a variety of different types of music. Whether you think you can dance or not, we’ll help you reach your dancing goals and learn to enjoy stepping out onto the dance floor. 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 4, 2023 - April 25, 2023
Ballroom Interm/Adv Cha Cha
80170 T 7:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 1EMA 28 $50 Add
Intermediate-Advanced Ballroom Dance It is best if you already have some dance experience as this class is meant to improve your skills, technique, and learn new steps/combinations. For those that already have some exposure to Cha-Cha, Intermediate Cha-Cha will provide additional, higher level steps to your dance repertoire. The patterns we teach can be used in ballrooms, on small dance floors, and are appropriate 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 4, 2023 - April 25, 2023
Ballroom Intm/Adv EastCoastSwi
80169 T 7:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 1EMA 26 $50 Add
Intermediate-Advanced Ballroom Dance It is best if you already have some dance experience as this class is meant to improve your skills, technique, and learn new steps/combinations. East Coast Swing brings another element of fun and will definitely add to your swing dancing pleasure. ECS is perfect for the Swing music that is just a bit too slow for regular swing. The patterns we teach can be used in ballrooms, on small dance floors, and are appropriate 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: February 28, 2023 - March 28, 2023
Basic Ballroom Dance Cha Cha
80167 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 1EMA 25 $50 Add
Basic-Intermediate Ballroom Dance Now is YOUR time! Whether you’re enjoying those teenage years or an active, healthy senior lifestyle, Ballroom Dancing can be a new experience for you both physically and mentally. Dancing lends itself to spending time with friends or that special someone you care about. During the month of March, Dennis and Sandy will offer Cha-Cha lessons. The Cha-Cha is not just for Latin music anymore, it is danced extensively to songs written for country, modern, and big band genre. Whether you think you can dance or not, we’ll help you reach your dancing goals and learn to enjoy stepping out onto the dance floor. 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: February 28, 2023 - March 28, 2023
Beaded Necklace
80206 Th 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 2K02 10 $25 Add
Students will use wire and a variety of glass beads to make a necklace. The size of the necklace will be the student’s choice. Supplies are included in the cost of the class. (Ages 10 & Up) Class Dates: March 23, 2023 - March 23, 2023
Beekeeping 101
80165 T 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2K02 15 $65 Add
Bees are fascinating creatures. Raising bees can be a fun and rewarding experience. Students will learn the 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. Handouts will be distributed to students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: February 14, 2023 - February 14, 2023
Beekeeping 101
80165 T 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2K02 15 $65 Add
Bees are fascinating creatures. Raising bees can be a fun and rewarding experience. Students will learn the 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. Handouts will be distributed to students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: February 28, 2023 - February 28, 2023
Beekeeping 101
80165 T 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2K02 15 $65 Add
Bees are fascinating creatures. Raising bees can be a fun and rewarding experience. Students will learn the 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. Handouts will be distributed to students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 21, 2023 - March 21, 2023
Beg Guide to Getting Published
80190 T 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. ONLINE 19 $45 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! (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 7, 2023 - March 7, 2023
Beg Guide to Starting a Blog
80191 Th 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 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 9, 2023 - March 9, 2023
Beginner Photography
80182 MW 5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2L07 9 $40 Add
Get to know your camera and what all the buttons mean. Learn how to get a good photo by using different settings and lenses. This class is for SLR and Mirrorless cameras with interchangeable lens and not for cell phones or basic point and shoot cameras. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: March 20, 2023 - March 22, 2023
Board Art American Flag
80202 M 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 10 $50 Add
Create unique board and brush art. Students can choose their colors. Board size is Size is 10”x15”. Students will take home board art after class. Class Dates: March 27, 2023 - March 27, 2023
Board Art Home Sweet Home
80203 M 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 10 $50 Add
Create unique board and brush art. Students can choose their colors. Board size is Size is 10”x15”. Students will take home board art after class. Class Dates: April 17, 2023 - April 17, 2023
Comedy Writing How to be Funny
80189 A 2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. ONLINE 20 $30 Add
Comedy Writing: How to Be Funny on Paper or on Stage Whether you need to make a dull work presentation livelier, mix laughter with learning in the classroom, or ultimately want to write for print/production or perform your own stand-up routine, this fast-paced session will show you how to apply humor to all aspects of your life. You will learn the anatomy a joke, how to use your powers of observation to sharpen your wit, write different types of jokes, and use humor to entertain and influence people. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 4, 2023 - March 4, 2023
Explore Self Publishing Option
80196 T 7:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 19 $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. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 7, 2023 - March 7, 2023
Explore the World Travel Write
80188 A 1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m. ONLINE 20 $30 Add
Explore the World as a Travel Writer If you love to travel and love to write, this is for you! We will discuss how to use all your senses in a new destination to create more detailed and in-depth descriptions that capture and maintain readers’ interest, and whether or not you need to include photos with your work. You will also learn how to find and submit your finished product to print and online markets, the business side of travel writing (how to take travel tax deductions), and how to avoid worn-out travel writing clichés. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 4, 2023 - March 4, 2023
Fresh Floral Spring Arrangemen
80166 Th 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 1H16 3 $40 Add
Students will be shown the steps to create a fresh spring floral arrangement in assorted dishware containers. Students will need to bring scissors and hand pruners. The supplies are included in the cost of the class. Class size is limited to 8 students. Deadline to enroll is February 23. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 9, 2023 - March 9, 2023
How to Outline & Write Romance
80186 A 11:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. ONLINE 20 $30 Add
How to Outline & Write an Irresistible Romance Romance is the #1 selling fiction genre. Whether you're a new or experienced writer, this comprehensive session will help you sharpen your skills with practical step-by-step advice. You will discover the different romance sub-genres and understand the proven romance formula. You will also learn to create a unique setting, introduce your protagonist (lead character), percolate friction, and write relatable dialogue as well as intimate scenes. Publishing options will also be discussed. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 4, 2023 - March 4, 2023
How to Write Your Life Story
80185 A 10:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. ONLINE 19 $30 Add
Write Your Life Story You don’t need to be famous to have a legacy to leave behind. Create an inspirational autobiography for family, friends, and others. Learn how to recall vivid memories, analyze events and people that shaped who you are, and bring your story to life. Your handout, included in the class fee, will have an outline to help you organize and write your memoir step-by-step. Printing/publishing options will also be discussed. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 4, 2023 - March 4, 2023
Intermediate Photography
80183 TTh 5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2L07 17 $75 Add
Get to know the basic 4 camera functions (Shutter, Aperture, ISO, and White Balance) and combining them to get the photo you want. This class is for SLR and Mirrorless cameras with interchangeable lens and not for cell phones or basic point and shoot cameras. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: April 4, 2023 - April 13, 2023
Intro to Screenwriting
80192 A 12:00 p.m.- 1:00 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. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 11, 2023 - March 11, 2023
Introduction to Voiceovers
80184 F 12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m. ONLINE 10 $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. Personalized one-on-one session must be completed by Friday, May 12. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: May 12, 2023 - May 12, 2023
Macrame` Beaded Bracelet
80207 M 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 2K02 10 $25 Add
Students will make a macramé bracelet using square knots. Students can add beads to the bracelet for a different look. Supplies are included in the cost of the class. (Ages 10 & Up) Class Dates: April 3, 2023 - April 3, 2023
Macrame` Twisted Bracelet
80204 Th 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 2K02 10 $25 Add
Students will create a unique macramé bracelet by twisting and knotting two colors. The size of the bracelet will be the student’s choice. Supplies are included in the cost of the class. (Ages 10 & Up) Class Dates: March 2, 2023 - March 2, 2023
Macrame` Wall Hanging
80205 Th 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 2K02 8 $25 Add
Students will choose colors and beads to make their wall hanging. Students will learn square knots and half hitch knots to make a unique wall hanging. Supplies are included in the cost of the class. (Ages 10 & Up) Class Dates: March 9, 2023 - March 9, 2023
Save $ w/Extreme Couponing!
80197 A 10:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.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: March 11, 2023 - March 11, 2023
Tips To Be A Better Writer
80195 A 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. ONLINE 20 $45 Add
Be a Better Writer: 10 Easy Tips to Improve Your Writing Now We write everyday: emails, social media posts, work projects, and even non-fiction or creative writing. Improving is just a matter of knowing some simple tricks to make your writing more impactful and readable, and may help get you a promotion at work or avoid rejection from a publisher. In this hands-on session, there will be writing/editing examples and exercises so you can see in real time how to make sentences flow properly while still maintaining reader interest, and you will leave with a workbook full of writing tips and tricks, which is included in the class fee. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 11, 2023 - March 11, 2023
Uke Masterclass for Beginners
80180 A 1:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m. 1H16 5 $129 Add
This class is a more guided, deeper, more personalized introduction to the ukulele. The smaller class size ensures more personal attention to the student and the ability to explore additional ukulele skills. 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. Class size is limited to 6 students. (Ages 12 & Up) Class Dates: March 25, 2023 - March 25, 2023
Write a Riveting Mystery
80187 A 12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m. ONLINE 20 $30 Add
Write a Riveting Mystery, Suspense, or Crime Story Become a mystery writer for fun or profit! You will discover the different sub-genres and three-act story structure of mystery writing and create an intriguing cast of characters. Learn how to research and pick your setting, make sure your opening grabs readers’ attention, use “red herrings” to misdirect your readers and create suspense until you’re ready for the final reveal. Publishing options will also be discussed. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 4, 2023 - March 4, 2023
Writing 4 Online Blog/Website
80194 A 1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m. ONLINE 20 $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). (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 11, 2023 - March 11, 2023
You Can Uke!
80179 A 09:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 1H16 19 $119 Add
This hands-on, action packed class offers immediate, get to know it, get to love it, get to do it instruction on “the instrument of the 21st Century – the noble ukulele”. Love those old classic songs? Love the new ones? Want a friendly partner on the porch? The ukulele is a gateway that opens up all kinds of music and all kinds of fun. Bring friends and family (the course makes a great gift too). No musical experience required. If you have long fingernails, you might wish to trim them in order to play more effectively. Cost includes a great uke, an electronic tuner, and a workbook/song book. (Ages 12 & Up) Class Dates: March 25, 2023 - March 25, 2023
Babysitting Certification
80210 M 09:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. 2K02 17 $80 Add
Learn how to be a safe, professional and reliable babysitter. Training includes topics such as choosing age appropriate activities, basic child care, professionalism and safety. Training is certified through American Red Cross. Students will need to bring a lunch and a baby doll if possible. (Ages 11 & Up) Class Dates: February 20, 2023 - February 20, 2023
CPR/First Aid/ AED
80209 A 08:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. 2K02 10 $75 Add
American Red Cross CPR/First Aid/AED Students will receive American Red Cross CPR training for Adult, Child, and Infant, First Aid Certification, and proper AED training. This class is suitable for individuals needing certification for employment as well as those looking to expand their skill set. Certification card is included. Class Dates: April 15, 2023 - April 15, 2023
CPR/First Aid/AED Training
80208 A 08:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. 1H16 5 $75 Add
American Red Cross CPR/First Aid/AED Students will receive American Red Cross CPR training for Adult, Child, and Infant, First Aid Certification, and proper AED training. This class is suitable for individuals needing certification for employment as well as those looking to expand their skill set. Certification card is included. Class Dates: February 11, 2023 - February 11, 2023
Dental Assisting
80160 MW 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. 1H16 9 $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 6, 2023 - May 8, 2023
EMT Basic Info Session
80215 W 6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 1H16 27 $0 Add
Are you thinking about pursuing a new career as an EMT? Do you have questions about the career and/or training program? If so, register for an upcoming information session. Meet the instructors and get your questions answered before you enroll. Registration can be completed at the session as well. Go to svcc.edu/emt or call 815.835.6212 for more information and to register to attend. Family members of prospective students are welcome to attend. Tentative class start date is Monday, July 31. Class Dates: June 7, 2023 - June 7, 2023
Food Service Sanitation
80154 T 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. KSB 0 $149 Contact
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 7th Edition of the ServSafe Manager Textbook with exam scan sheet online or from Follett Bookstore on SVCC’s Campus. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: February 21, 2023 - March 14, 2023
Food Service Sanitation - 4 we
80155 T 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. KSB 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 7th Edition of the ServSafe Manager Textbook with exam scan sheet online or from Follett Bookstore on SVCC’s Campus. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: April 4, 2023 - April 25, 2023
Food Service Sanitation 1 Day
80157 A 08:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. KSB 10 $149 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 25, 2023 - March 25, 2023
Medical Billing & Coding
80161 TTh 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. KSB 9 $1799 Add
This combined 80-hour billing and coding course offers the skills needed to solve insurance billing problems, how to manually file claims (using the CPT and ICD-10 manual), complete common insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, appeal denied claims, and use generic forms to streamline billing procedures. The course covers the following areas: CPT (Introduction, Guidelines, Evaluation, and Management), specialty fields (such as surgery, radiology and laboratory), ICD-10 (Introduction and Guidelines) and basic claims processes for medical insurance and third-party reimbursements. Students will learn how to find the service and codes using manuals, (CPT, ICD-10, and HCPCS). Note: After obtaining the practical work experience (6 months to 2 years), students who complete this course could be qualified to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) – Certified Professional Coder Exam (CPC or CPC-H Apprentice); the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam; and/or other National Exams. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: March 7, 2023 - May 18, 2023
Phlebotomy Technician
80158 TTh 4:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 3K04 4 $1799 Add
This 150-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 a local healthcare facility and will have a total of 80 clinic working hours and administer a minimum of 100 sticks per ASCP & NAACLS guidelines. 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 16, 2023 (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 to receive their completion certificate. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: February 14, 2023 - May 11, 2023
Sterile Processing Technician
80162 TTh 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. 3K04 10 $1995 Add
The 80-hour Sterile Processing Technician Program prepares students to perform and participate in decontamination, cleaning, assembling, packaging, scanning, sterilization, storage, and distribution of reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment. Sterile Processing Technicians play a critical role in preventing infection by sterilizing, cleaning, processing, assembling, storing, and distributing medical supplies. The central service department of a healthcare facility is the hub of all activity surrounding supplies and equipment needed for surgery and patient care. National Certification: This class prepares qualified students to sit for the Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT) exam from the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD). (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: March 7, 2023 - May 18, 2023
Traffic Safety - CARROLL
80223 A 09:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. GRO 17 $0 Add
February 11, 2023 - February 11, 2023
Traffic Safety - Lee
80232 W 6:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. GRO 18 $0 Add
February 15, 2023 - February 15, 2023
Traffic Safety ONLINE - SPRING
80221 A 6:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. ONLINE 27 $0 Add
May 13, 2023 - May 13, 2023
Traffic Safety-Lee 8H
80233 A 08:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. 2D01 16 $0 Add
February 25, 2023 - February 25, 2023
Experience Wine & Galena
80214 A 11:00 a.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2D01 37 $59 Add
Experience Wine Country & Galena Our first stop will be the Massbach Ridge Vineyard & Winery in Elisabeth with a tasting of their enjoyable wines. Travelers are able to walk around the vineyard and estate while enjoying a glass of wine. We will then travel to downtown Galena where travelers can truly experience the essence of Galena and enjoy a relaxing day on your own schedule. Come for the sights, wine, shopping, and food. Trip is limited to 50 participants. Trip includes wine tasting, travel snacks, transportation, and driver gratuity. (Ages 21 & Up) Bus departs SVCC North Parking lot promptly at 10:00 a.m., arriving at Massbach Ridge Vineyard & Winery at approximately 11:00 a.m. Bus will depart Massbach at 12:30 p.m. and will arrive in Galena at 1:15 p.m. and drop off on Green Street. The bus will depart Galena at 6:00 p.m. and arrive back at SVCC at 7:30 p.m. Class Dates: April 22, 2023 - April 22, 2023
Ireland Trip Preview Meeting
80213 T 6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 1H16 30 $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 at svcc.edu/trips. Class Dates: April 4, 2023 - April 4, 2023