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All About Email
80214 S 12:00 p.m.- 1:15 p.m. ONLINE 19 $55 Add
This class is for new and recent learners. See a demonstration on how to create a new e-mail account. Learn how to: e-mail, forward e-mail, reply, save pictures, and send attachments. See how folders and e-mails are created and organized. Understand how browsers and contacts work as well as move and delete e-mails. The course will be conducted live online through Zoom. The class invitation and materials will be sent to students via email by the instructor. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: April 11, 2021 - April 25, 2021
Ed2go Accounting QuickBooks Su
80118 TBA 12:00 p.m.- 1:15 p.m. ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
September 12, 2020 - March 3, 2021
Ed2go Beginner Drawing
80223 TBA 12:00 p.m.- 1:15 p.m. ONLINE 1 $0
January 13, 2021 - February 24, 2021
Ed2go Medical Terminology
80125 TBA 12:00 p.m.- 1:15 p.m. ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
September 10, 2020 - March 10, 2021
Ed2go Start UR Own Business
80224 TBA 12:00 p.m.- 1:15 p.m. ONLINE 1 $0
January 8, 2021 - April 1, 2021
Ed2go Technical Writing
80124 TBA 12:00 p.m.- 1:15 p.m. ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
August 10, 2020 - February 10, 2021
File Management
80174 T 1:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 3K02 6 $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 with makes it easier to retrieve and it will enable you to back up 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 6 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: February 23, 2021 - February 23, 2021
How to Take a Zoom Class
80210 T 10:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. ONLINE 19 $0 Add
Most adult instructors use Zoom for live/virtual classes such as cooking, painting, exercising, computers, music, etc. Author and computer instructor Mike Wilson offers this free & easy session to help you understand the process of “getting to your classroom” and using Zoom. The course will be conducted live online. The class invitation will be sent to students via email by the instructor. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: January 26, 2021 - January 26, 2021
How to take a Zoom Class
80211 S 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. ONLINE 20 $0 Add
Most adult instructors use Zoom for live/virtual classes such as cooking, painting, exercising, computers, music, etc. Author and computer instructor Mike Wilson offers this free & easy session to help you understand the process of “getting to your classroom” and using Zoom. The course will be conducted live online. The class invitation will be sent to students via email by the instructor. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 28, 2021 - March 28, 2021
Microsoft Excel Adv. Formulas
80180 T 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 4 $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 6 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 30, 2021 - March 30, 2021
Microsoft Excel Graphing
80182 Th 2:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 4 $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 6 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: April 8, 2021 - April 8, 2021
Microsoft Excel Level One #1
80177 M 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 5 $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 6 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 1, 2021 - March 1, 2021
Microsoft Excel Level One #2
80178 T 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 6 $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 6 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 16, 2021 - March 16, 2021
Microsoft Excel Level Two
80179 M 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 6 $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 6 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 22, 2021 - March 22, 2021
Microsoft Excel Pivot Tables
80183 T 2:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 5 $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 6 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: April 6, 2021 - April 6, 2021
Microsoft PowerPoint Level 1
80181 Th 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 6 $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 6 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 4, 2021 - March 4, 2021
Microsoft Word Level One
80175 Th 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 6 $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 6 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: February 25, 2021 - February 25, 2021
Microsoft Word Merge
80176 M 2:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. 3K02 6 $40 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 6 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: April 12, 2021 - April 12, 2021
Should I Click on That?
80212 A 11:00 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. ONLINE 19 $35 Add
Are you frustrated with strange things that pop-up on your computer? Your friendly instructor Mike Wilson will inform you about what you should and should NOT click on. Computers were made to enjoy and not have the user stuck with unknown and frustrating things that occur. Here is what Mike will define and demonstrate: Online Safety; Scams to Know About; Frustrating and Suspicious Popups; Turning on Popup Blockers; Friendly Windows 10 Notifications; Advertisements; E-mail Ads and Links, Knowing What to Click On; Malware Protection; Do Your Research; Downloading Files, Cookies and Your Browser, Updates, Get Control of Your Device, and The Real from the Counterfeit! (Not for Apple/Mac users, or tablets.) The course will be conducted live online through Zoom. The class invitation and materials will be sent to students via email by the instructor. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: February 20, 2021 - February 27, 2021
Should I Click on That?
80213 TW 08:00 a.m.- 09:15 a.m. ONLINE 20 $35 Add
Are you frustrated with strange things that pop-up on your computer? Your friendly instructor Mike Wilson will inform you about what you should and should NOT click on. Computers were made to enjoy and not have the user stuck with unknown and frustrating things that occur. Here is what Mike will define and demonstrate: Online Safety; Scams to Know About; Frustrating and Suspicious Popups; Turning on Popup Blockers; Friendly Windows 10 Notifications; Advertisements; E-mail Ads and Links, Knowing What to Click On; Malware Protection; Do Your Research; Downloading Files, Cookies and Your Browser, Updates, Get Control of Your Device, and The Real from the Counterfeit! (Not for Apple/Mac users, or tablets.) The course will be conducted live online through Zoom. The class invitation and materials will be sent to students via email by the instructor. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 30, 2021 - March 31, 2021
Beginner Yoga
80156 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. TWC 8 $65 Add
The word Yoga means “union”. In this practice, you will connect the mind and body through focus and breath. Combining stretching with deep breathing, the body learns to relax and all systems come into better balance supporting the body’s natural tendency towards healing and health. Simple meditation helps to calm the mind for less stress and better clarity. Instructor Trirong Khuntangta will teach how to stimulate pressure points to help the body function better. At the end of every class you are invited to partake in a self-hot rock massage. Students may bring their own yoga mat, towel or yoga strap to class. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: March 15, 2021 - April 19, 2021
Best Seat in the House
80150 Th 5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. ONLINE 20 $20 Add
The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed the way we learn, work, play, and socialize. Hence, it has become increasingly important that we take proactive measures to help maintain good posture and musculoskeletal health. During this course, students will learn skills designed to help them make thoughtful and health enhancing modifications to their school, home, or office work station. Students will also learn proper chair adjustments, sitting vs. standing as well as basic everyday routines that can increase blood flow and strengthen the muscles of the neck and back. The March session will be conducted online through Google Meets. The class invitation will be sent to students via email by the instructor. Students will need to bring a notepad and optional laptop, tablet, or cell phone to the April session. Students can visit the instructor’s website www.thereforergo.com. (Ages 11 & Up) Class Dates: March 18, 2021 - March 18, 2021
Best Seat in the House
80151 Th 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2K02 10 $20 Add
The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed the way we learn, work, play, and socialize. Hence, it has become increasingly important that we take proactive measures to help maintain good posture and musculoskeletal health. During this course, students will learn skills designed to help them make thoughtful and health enhancing modifications to their school, home, or office work station. Students will also learn proper chair adjustments, sitting vs. standing as well as basic everyday routines that can increase blood flow and strengthen the muscles of the neck and back. The March session will be conducted online through Google Meets. The class invitation will be sent to students via email by the instructor. Students will need to bring a notepad and optional laptop, tablet, or cell phone to the April session. Students can visit the instructor’s website www.thereforergo.com. (Ages 11 & Up) Class Dates: April 29, 2021 - April 29, 2021
Developing a Powerful Resume
80168 T 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. ONLINE 20 $0 Add
If you’ve never written a resume before, or it’s been a while since you updated your existing one, this workshop is for you. You’ll learn how to create an effective resume that not only looks professional but communicates your transferable skills to potential employers. Your resume is an important job-hunting tool, its purpose is to market you to potential employers. Learn how to write a job specific resume to secure a job offer. The course will be conducted live online through Google Meets. The class invitation and materials will be sent to students via email by the instructor. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: April 20, 2021 - April 20, 2021
Food Service Sanitation
80171 T 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 1C03 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 ideal for those who have never held a food sanitation license. The food sanitation exam will be given during the last class. Students may purchase the 7th Edition of the ServSafe Manager Textbook with exam scan sheet online or from Follett Bookstore on SVCC’s Campus. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: April 27, 2021 - May 18, 2021
Healthcare & UR Retirement
80136 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2L07 8 $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 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 2, 2021 - March 2, 2021
Intermediate Yoga
80157 Th 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. TWC 10 $65 Add
The word Yoga means “union”. In this practice, you will connect the mind and body through focus and breath. Combining stretching with deep breathing, the body learns to relax and all systems come into better balance supporting the body’s natural tendency towards healing and health. Simple meditation helps to calm the mind for less stress and better clarity. Instructor Trirong Khuntangta will teach how to stimulate pressure points to help the body function better. At the end of every class you are invited to partake in a self-hot rock massage. Students may bring their own yoga mat, towel or yoga strap to class. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: March 18, 2021 - April 22, 2021
Interview Do's & Don'ts
80167 T 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. ONLINE 20 $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: March 23, 2021 - March 23, 2021
Meditation & Breathing
80158 Th 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. TWC 10 $65 Add
The goal of meditation is to face yourself and look within. Meditation is about achieving anything, including enlightenment. One meditates to discipline the mind, cultivate awareness, and see things as they are. Learn how you can become conscious of your unhealthy breathing patterns and integrate deep, natural, healthy breathing into your life. Learn to use the full range of movement in your entire body to inhale and exhale fully and deeply. Through natural breathing and meditation, you can reduce stress, improve your health, increase your energy, and support your quest for self-knowledge and self-transformation. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: March 16, 2021 - April 20, 2021
Muay Thai Conditioning
80160 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 17, 2021 - April 21, 2021
Muay Thai Techniques
80162 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 20, 2021 - April 24, 2021
Preparing UR Estate Plan
80137 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2L07 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 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 16, 2021 - March 16, 2021
Retirement Planning Today
80140 M 6:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. 2K02 8 $60 Add
One of the most important roles for continuing education programs is providing quality courses for adults who are trying to improve their lives. Retirement Planning Today® combines life planning & retirement planning concepts. Students will receive an easy-to-understand education on life planning and retirement planning strategies and a 200+ page textbook with examples and illustrations. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: April 19, 2021 - April 26, 2021
Retirement Planning Today
80141 W 6:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. 2K02 15 $60 Add
One of the most important roles for continuing education programs is providing quality courses for adults who are trying to improve their lives. Retirement Planning Today® combines life planning & retirement planning concepts. Students will receive an easy-to-understand education on life planning and retirement planning strategies and a 200+ page textbook with examples and illustrations. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: May 5, 2021 - May 12, 2021
Save $ w/Extreme Couponing
80197 Th 6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. ONLINE 19 $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. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: April 1, 2021 - April 1, 2021
Social Security Questions Answ
80138 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2L07 8 $13 Add
Social Security: Your Questions Answered Learn ways to maximize Social Security benefit amounts for the individual and spouse based on age, life expectancy, employment and need. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 30, 2021 - March 30, 2021
Soft Skills: What They Are
80169 T 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. ONLINE 20 $0 Add
Soft Skills – What They Are & Why They Matter This workshop will help you understand soft skills and how to use them alongside your existing skills. “Soft-skills” is a sociological term relating to a person’s “EQ” (Emotional Intelligence quotient), the cluster of personality traits, social graces, communication, language, personal habits, friendliness, and optimism that characterize relations with other people. Soft skills are an essential part of any job, and job success! The course will be conducted live online through Google Meets. The class invitation and materials will be sent to students via email by the instructor. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: May 18, 2021 - May 18, 2021
Standing Guard Protect Yours
80139 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2L07 8 $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, reviewing insurance/LTC. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: April 6, 2021 - April 6, 2021
Tai Chi
80161 A 08:30 a.m.- 09:30 a.m. TWC 9 $65 Add
Tai Chi is an exercise of gentle postures, slowly flowing from one to the next, coordinated with breath. Tai Chi both conditions the body and focuses the mind. While cultivating body awareness you will improve balance, boost circulation, increase mobility and flexibility, reduce stress and sharpen concentration. Because of the slow, gentle nature of this ancient art, it is suitable for all ages and ability levels. In this class you will learn and practice different types of breathing techniques, as well as how to apply them to your daily life. You will also learn the history and philosophy of Tai Chi. After class you will be invited to partake in a self-hot rock massage. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: March 20, 2021 - April 24, 2021
Women's Muay Thai
80159 W 6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. TWC 10 $50 Add
Muay Thai (Thai Kickboxing) is an ancient form of Martial Art that hails from Thailand, where it is the National sport. Guided by the “qualities” of courage, endurance, patience, compassion, gratitude, knowledge and honesty; learn about the body’s nine weapons and how to harness them for self-defense. This class will teach women the art of Muay Thai for self-defense and fitness without the sparring aspect of full contact Muay Thai. This class is a mix of learning technique, pad work, and cardio. It runs on an interval schedule to insure maximum calorie burn. (Women only, Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: March 17, 2021 - April 21, 2021
Yoga is 4 Everyone Beginner
80163 M 08:30 a.m.- 09:45 a.m. TWC 9 $65 Add
Yoga is 4 Anyone – Beginner This class is a systematic approach to mastering the basics of yoga breathing techniques, physical posture, systematic relaxation and meditation. This class is good for students brand new to yoga and students ready to develop a strong foundation in their practices. Students may bring their own yoga mat, towel or yoga strap to class. This class has a live-online option for students to attend via Zoom instead of attending in person. The class invitation will be sent to students via email by the instructor. Please inform SVCC Community Education what option you prefer during registration. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: March 15, 2021 - April 19, 2021
Yoga is 4 Everyone Intermediat
80164 T 09:30 a.m.- 10:45 a.m. TWC 10 $65 Add
Yoga is 4 Anyone – Intermediate Are you ready to take your yoga practice deeper by fine tuning your form in each posture and learning more advanced sequences to meet specific goals? If so, this is the class for you. Students may bring their own yoga mat, towel or yoga strap to class. This class has a live-online option for students to attend via Zoom instead of attending in person. The class invitation will be sent to students via email by the instructor. Please inform SVCC Community Education what option you prefer during registration. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: March 16, 2021 - April 20, 2021
Yoga is 4 Everyone Intermediat
80165 Th 09:30 a.m.- 10:45 a.m. TWC 10 $65 Add
Yoga is 4 Anyone – Intermediate Are you ready to take your yoga practice deeper by fine tuning your form in each posture and learning more advanced sequences to meet specific goals? If so, this is the class for you. Students may bring their own yoga mat, towel or yoga strap to class. This class has a live-online option for students to attend via Zoom instead of attending in person. The class invitation will be sent to students via email by the instructor. Please inform SVCC Community Education what option you prefer during registration. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: March 18, 2021 - April 22, 2021
Yoga is 4 Everyone WkEndUnwind
80166 A 10:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. TWC 10 $90 Add
Yoga is 4 Everyone – Weekend Unwind This class is perfect for those new to yoga and/or enjoy a nurturing approach to growing wellness. Additional challenges are offered for more advanced students to allow this class to be enjoyable for all levels. Optional face, neck, and shoulder massage during guided relaxation at the end of the class. The instructor will be wearing a double face shield for student’s protection. Students may bring their own yoga mat, towel or yoga strap to class. This class has a live-online option for students to attend via Zoom instead of attending in person. The class invitation will be sent to students via email by the instructor. Please inform SVCC Community Education what option you prefer during registration. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: March 20, 2021 - April 24, 2021
APP Ball Chain Butterfly
80206 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 6 $29 Add
Create a butterfly using a chain. Class Dates: April 26, 2021 - April 26, 2021
APP Ball Chain Dragon Fly
80205 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 6 $29 Add
Create a dragon fly using a chain. Class Dates: April 19, 2021 - April 19, 2021
APP Ball Chain Flower
80201 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 6 $29 Add
Create a large flower using a chain. Class Dates: March 22, 2021 - March 22, 2021
APP Balloon Kiss Flowers
80199 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 6 $29 Add
Create balloon kiss flowers by pressing the balloon into a freshly painted canvas. Class Dates: March 1, 2021 - March 1, 2021
APP Colander Pour
80200 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 6 $29 Add
Pour paint through a colander onto the canvas. Class Dates: March 15, 2021 - March 15, 2021
APP Small Chain Flowers
80204 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 6 $29 Add
Create multiple small flowers using a chain. Class Dates: April 12, 2021 - April 12, 2021
APP Straw Blow Flowers
80202 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 6 $29 Add
Blow paint around the canvas to create flowers. Class Dates: March 29, 2021 - March 29, 2021
APP Swipe
80203 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 6 $29 Add
Pour paint on canvas & “swipe” white paint over top. Class Dates: April 5, 2021 - April 5, 2021
APP Tree Ring Pour
80207 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 6 $29 Add
Mixing, layering, and pouring paint in a small swirl to create a tree ring effect. Class Dates: May 3, 2021 - May 3, 2021
Aviation Instrument
80128 M 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. ONLINE 18 $360 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. Class invitation and some materials will be sent to students via email by 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 2021: 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 25, 2021 - May 17, 2021
Aviation Private Pilot
80127 T 5:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 17 $250 Add
Learn to fly by preparing for the Private Pilot Knowledge Exam. At the end of this course, you will understand operations of the flight controls and instruments, airport and airspace considerations, aircraft weight and balance, aircraft performance tables, basic weather meteorology, federal aviation regulations, flight physiology, and emergency preparedness. After successful completion of this course, the student will be eligible to take the F.A.A. Private Pilot Knowledge Exam (additional fee for F.A.A. Exam). If the student has previously purchased this exam, please advise the instructor before the first class for instructor evaluation and approval. Flying or airtime is not included in this class. This course will be conducted online through Google Meets. Class invitation and some materials will be sent to students via email by the instructor. Textbooks and supplies for this class are: Complete Private Pilot, Bob Gardner Thirteenth Edition by Aviation Supplies & Academics, Inc. and Test Prep 2021: Private Pilot, by Aviation supplies & Academics. Students must possess an aviation E6B flight computer and an aviation rotating plotter. Students may purchase all supplies online or locally from M & M Aviation Services, Ltd. (Ages 15 & Up) *Through the generous support of local donors, students who pursue their certification through SVCC Community Education and the Dixon Municipal Airport may be eligible to receive a reimbursement award up to $2,000. Class Dates: February 9, 2021 - May 11, 2021
Baking 101 for Kids
80152 Th 5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. 2K02 7 $29 Add
Kids will be introduced to measuring and safety guidelines. This course will teach the basics of baking and sanitation for the best and safest final product. Kids will bake chocolate chip cookies with the knowledge they learn. Students are recommended to wear an apron or old shirt. Supplies are included in the cost of the class. This class is scheduled to be on campus, but may be moved to a curbside pickup and live stream class depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 7 – 14) Class Dates: April 15, 2021 - April 15, 2021
Beg Guide to Getting Published
80193 T 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. ONLINE 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! (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 30, 2021 - March 30, 2021
Beg Guide to Starting Blogs
80196 W 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. ONLINE 19 $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. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 31, 2021 - March 31, 2021
Beginner Dance Swing
80133 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 1EMA 18 $50 Add
It’s the perfect time for you to join others and have fun dancing. Ballroom dance can be enjoyed for a lifetime and you should learn from the best. Scheckel Dance Instruction has been offering quality dance training to Western Illinois & Eastern Iowa for 40 years. Whether you think you can dance or not, Dennis and Sandy will help you reach your dance goals and have a great time doing it. The dances being taught are appropriate for modern music. No dance experience required. Hard-soled shoes are recommended and a partner is suggested, but not required. All classes will be held in the Dillon Mall (East entrance) and instructed by Dennis and Sandy Scheckel. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: April 27, 2021 - May 18, 2021
Beginner Dance Waltz
80132 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 1EMA 16 $50 Add
It’s the perfect time for you to join others and have fun dancing. Ballroom dance can be enjoyed for a lifetime and you should learn from the best. Scheckel Dance Instruction has been offering quality dance training to Western Illinois & Eastern Iowa for 40 years. Whether you think you can dance or not, Dennis and Sandy will help you reach your dance goals and have a great time doing it. The dances being taught are appropriate for modern music. No dance experience required. Hard-soled shoes are recommended and a partner is suggested, but not required. All classes will be held in the Dillon Mall (East entrance) and instructed by Dennis and Sandy Scheckel. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 30, 2021 - April 20, 2021
Body Care, Aromatherapy Produc
80145 T 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2M07 10 $39 Add
Body Care, Aromatherapy & Product Making Students will learn about base oils, therapeutic properties, essential oils, and how to preserve your products and safety protocols. Students will make lip balm, salt scrub, and a lotion bar during class. Some supplies are included. Students are required to bring a Ziplock bag, Mason jar, sea salt (2 cups), and two of your favorite essential oils. This class is scheduled to be on campus, but may be rescheduled or moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: March 16, 2021 - March 23, 2021
Conversational Spanish
80147 A 3:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. ONLINE 19 $100 Add
You might have known that Spanish is spoken by millions of people in the US and around the world, but did you know that Spanish is one of the easiest languages for native English speakers to learn? Over the course of eight weeks, students will develop practical conversational abilities while also picking up solid tips and techniques for learning any language to fluency. Beginners are welcome. Students may purchase the required “Spanish Now!” Level 1, 8th Edition ISBN13: 978-0-4380-7523-5 textbook online or include it in the tuition. This course will be conducted online through Google Meets or Zoom. The class invitation will be sent to students via email by the instructor. (Ages 16 & Up) Textbook required is an additional $25 Class Dates: March 13, 2021 - May 8, 2021
Creative Writing Crash Course
80149 Th 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. 2L07 10 $60 Add
C.W.C.C. (Creative Writing Crash Course) If you are looking to learn more about Poetry and Fiction this is the class for you! C.W.C.C. students will learn the basic techniques and requirements when it comes to writing poetry or fiction. This class will teach you the importance of getting your work out into the world and how to do that. Students will need to bring a notebook, writing utensil, and your creativity! (Ages 17 & Up) Class Dates: March 18, 2021 - April 22, 2021
Easter Cookies Live-Stream
80153 M 5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. ONLINE 15 $29 Add
Enjoy baking and decorating Easter cut-out cookies at home while following along live online with the instructor. Surprise your family and friends with homemade delicious sugar cookies. Students can pick up Easter cookie kits “curb-side” at SVCC on March 25; 4:00-6:00PM. Each kit will make approximately two dozen cookies. Students will need to provide wet ingredients, mixer, rolling pin, and oven. Included in the kit will be the recipe, cookie cutters, rubber spatula, dry ingredients, and decorating items. If you are unable to attend the live online instruction, you will be given access to the recording. (All Ages) Class Dates: March 29, 2021 - March 29, 2021
Essential Oils 4 Kids & Teens
80143 Th 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 1H16 10 $35 Add
In this course students will learn which oils help kids and teens with common issues such as focus, skin irritations, growing pains, digestive upset, taming tempers, emotional struggles, and more. Using oils to support the bodies of our kids and teens is safe, natural, and generally without fear of side effects. Students will get the opportunity to mix their own blend to take home. Supplies are included in the cost of the class. This class is scheduled to be on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: April 8, 2021 - April 15, 2021
Essential Oils DIY
80142 Th 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 1H16 8 $35 Add
In this course students will learn how to use essential oils for all kinds of DIY projects such as cleaning, body care, sprays, food recipes, and much much more! Using all natural products such as home cleaners, body care products, and home sprays are an excellent way to remove toxins from your body and environment. Students will have the opportunity to make their own blend to take home. Supplies are included in the cost of the class. This class is scheduled to be on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 18, 2021 - March 25, 2021
Explore Self Publishing Option
80194 T 9:00 p.m.- 10:00 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? (Participants must attend “Beginner’s Guide to Getting Published”) And, can you do both? You will discover the pros and cons of all the self-publishing options, including print-on-demand and e-book publishing, as well as the Amazon option of Create Space. You will leave with a rated description of 50 self-publishing companies. Prerequisite: Beginner’s Guide to Getting Published. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 30, 2021 - March 30, 2021
Get Your Manuscript Critiqued
80191 T 5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. ONLINE 20 $30 Add
Meet the Agent/Publisher Q&A – Get Your Manuscript Critiqued Have you ever wanted to talk to a real agent or publisher? Are you tired of having your manuscripts critiqued by non-professionals or paying an editor too much money to change your writing to their voice? Email one page of your in-progress manuscript for an in-class critique of one page of your poetry, article, short story, screenplay, novel, non-fiction book, or children’s book. (Optional: You can then send your manuscript for a professional critique for a critique fee of $50 for up to 25 double-spaced pages + $1/page thereafter, and a list of publishers/agents who are interested in your type of work.) (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 30, 2021 - March 30, 2021
Herbal Medicine Making
80144 T 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2M07 10 $39 Add
Students will gain basic knowledge about herbs. Harvesting, drying, dosages, and preparing herbs for your home remedies. Students are required to bring a reusable tea bag, one pint apple cider vinegar, your favorite tea cup, and a pint-sized mason jar. This class is scheduled to be on campus, but may be rescheduled or moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: February 23, 2021 - March 2, 2021
Intermediate Dance Foxtrot
80135 T 7:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 1EMA 20 $50 Add
Join your friends having fun in ballroom dance class. This class is for dancers who want to brush up their current dance skills to keep it lively and fun or learn more steps or different dances. Patterns being taught will be appropriate for ballroom and small dance floors. You will feel comfortable stepping out on the dance floor knowing how to Floor Craft. Dennis and Sandy are looking forward to ensure you have a lifetime of fun and dancing enjoyment. The dances will be taught using a variety of music from Country Western, Big Band, Contemporary, and 50’s and 60’s to instill beat identification. Proper dance technique, frame, and posture will be covered. Some dance experience required. Hard soled shoes are recommended and a partner is suggested, but not required. All classes will be held in the Dillon Mall (East entrance) and instructed by Dennis and Sandy Scheckel. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: April 27, 2021 - May 18, 2021
Intermediate Dance Salsa
80134 T 7:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 1EMA 20 $50 Add
Join your friends having fun in ballroom dance class. This class is for dancers who want to brush up their current dance skills to keep it lively and fun or learn more steps or different dances. Patterns being taught will be appropriate for ballroom and small dance floors. You will feel comfortable stepping out on the dance floor knowing how to Floor Craft. Dennis and Sandy are looking forward to ensure you have a lifetime of fun and dancing enjoyment. The dances will be taught using a variety of music from Country Western, Big Band, Contemporary, and 50’s and 60’s to instill beat identification. Proper dance technique, frame, and posture will be covered. Some dance experience required. Hard soled shoes are recommended and a partner is suggested, but not required. All classes will be held in the Dillon Mall (East entrance) and instructed by Dennis and Sandy Scheckel. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 30, 2021 - April 20, 2021
Intro to Screenwriting
80192 T 6:00 p.m.- 7:00 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 30, 2021 - March 30, 2021
Introduction to Voiceovers
80146 F 6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. ONLINE 20 $50 Add
Explore the fun, rewarding possibilities of the voiceover industry! Discover current trends and how they make it easy and affordable for just about anyone to get involved. You will learn about different types of voiceovers and tools you will need to find success. Your instructor, a professional voice actor from Voices For All, will take notes as you read a real script in this one-on-one video chat setting, and offer some coaching to improve your delivery. You will receive a professional voiceover evaluation later. Learn more at http:// www.voicesforall.com/ooo. Your 90-minute session will be scheduled at a time of your convenience upon your registration. Session must be completed by Friday, May 7, 2021. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: May 7, 2021 - May 7, 2021
Kokedama Garden Demo
80130 Th 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2C10 10 $15 Add
Demonstration (not make & take). Kokedama is a style of Japanese bonsai dating back to 1600 where a plant’s root system is encased in a ball of soil, wrapped in moss and bound with twine transforming it into a sculptural art form. This class is scheduled to be on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 18, 2021 - March 18, 2021
Math Games
80155 A 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. ONLINE 10 $30 Add
This class is for everyone whether you struggle or love math. The instructor will introduce students to different math games that will help improve math skills. These math games are for all ages and can be used at home, in a classroom or during an after-school program. Students will need paper, pencil, and three dice. This course will be conducted online through Google Meets or Zoom. The class invitation will be sent to students via email by the instructor. (Ages 8 – 14) Class Dates: March 20, 2021 - April 3, 2021
Summer Container Garden Demo
80131 Th 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 1H16 8 $15 Add
Demonstration (not make & take). Students will be shown the steps to create unique container gardens for the summer season utilizing unusual plants and pots. This class is scheduled to be on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: April 1, 2021 - April 1, 2021
Tips How To Feed a Busy Family
80154 Th 5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. 2K02 13 $15 Add
Feeding a Busy Family This course will aid in the preparation of meals that are economical and convenient. Tips for stretching your food dollars. Students will receive tips on how to utilize leftovers, buying in bulk, seasonal items, and substitute ingredients. Have you ever started preparing dinner and discovered you didn’t have all the ingredients required in the recipe? This class is scheduled to be on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: March 4, 2021 - March 4, 2021
Writing 4 Online Blogs, Mags..
80195 W 6:00 p.m.- 7:00 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 31, 2021 - March 31, 2021
You Can Uke!
80148 A 09:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 1H16 20 $109 Add
This hands-on, action packed class offers immediate, get to know it, get to love it, get to do it instruction on “the instrument of the 21st Century – the noble ukulele. Love those old classic songs? Love the new ones? Want a friendly partner on the porch? The ukulele is a gateway that opens up all kinds of music and all kinds of fun. Bring friends and family (the course makes a great gift too). No musical experience required. If you have long fingernails, you might wish to trim them in order to play more effectively. Cost includes a great uke, an electronic tuner and a workbook/song book. (Ages 12 & Up) Class Dates: April 10, 2021 - April 10, 2021
You Can Uke!
80148 A 09:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 1H18 20 $109 Add
This hands-on, action packed class offers immediate, get to know it, get to love it, get to do it instruction on “the instrument of the 21st Century – the noble ukulele. Love those old classic songs? Love the new ones? Want a friendly partner on the porch? The ukulele is a gateway that opens up all kinds of music and all kinds of fun. Bring friends and family (the course makes a great gift too). No musical experience required. If you have long fingernails, you might wish to trim them in order to play more effectively. Cost includes a great uke, an electronic tuner and a workbook/song book. (Ages 12 & Up) Class Dates: April 10, 2021 - April 10, 2021
10 Hour General Industry/OSHA
80184 T 08:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. 2K02 10 $299 Add
Participants will learn the major provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. The instructor will cover new and updated information on the regulations. Primary topics include; the inspection and citation process, the new working and walking surfaces, emergency plans and exit routes, Global Harmonization System (GHS), electrical safety, machine guarding, and updated illness and injury recordkeeping requirements. This course can be customized to meet the participant’s needs. Recommended for managers, supervisors, team leaders, and members of a company safety committee. Students will receive handouts during class plus a SVCC completion certificate and an OSHA 10-Hour General Industry card upon completion. (Ages 18 & Up) Lunch will not be provided since the cafeteria on campus is closed. Class Dates: March 16, 2021 - March 16, 2021
10 Hour General Industry/OSHA
80184 W 08:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 1C01 10 $299 Add
Participants will learn the major provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. The instructor will cover new and updated information on the regulations. Primary topics include; the inspection and citation process, the new working and walking surfaces, emergency plans and exit routes, Global Harmonization System (GHS), electrical safety, machine guarding, and updated illness and injury recordkeeping requirements. This course can be customized to meet the participant’s needs. Recommended for managers, supervisors, team leaders, and members of a company safety committee. Students will receive handouts during class plus a SVCC completion certificate and an OSHA 10-Hour General Industry card upon completion. (Ages 18 & Up) Lunch will not be provided since the cafeteria on campus is closed. Class Dates: March 17, 2021 - March 17, 2021
Explore 250 Legit Home Busines
80189 M 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. ONLINE 20 $45 Add
Explore 250 Legitimate Home-Based Business Ideas 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! (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 29, 2021 - March 29, 2021
Food Sanitation - 1 day
80172 A 08:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. 1C01 3 $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 course is 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: February 6, 2021 - February 6, 2021
Food Sanitation 1 Day
80173 A 08:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. 1C01 9 $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 course is 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: April 3, 2021 - April 3, 2021
Food Service Sanitation
80170 T 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 1C03 6 $149 Add
Develop the knowledge and responsibility for food sanitation operations. Qualify for your food sanitation manager’s license from the State of Illinois Department of Public Health upon satisfactory completion of a license examination. This class is ideal for those who have never held a food sanitation license. The food sanitation exam will be given during the last class. Students may purchase the 7th Edition of the ServSafe Manager Textbook with exam scan sheet online or from Follett Bookstore on SVCC’s Campus. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: March 16, 2021 - April 6, 2021
Forklift Train the Trainer
80185 T 09:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 2K02 10 $129 Add
In this classroom train the trainer session, participants will leave with the information and materials to develop an in-house training program. Topics will cover the classroom, performance and evaluation requirements of the Powered Industrial Truck Standard. Students will receive handouts and a SVCC completion certificate during class. Note: Hands on forklift driving is NOT included in this class. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: April 13, 2021 - April 13, 2021
Leadership Training
80218 Th 08:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. 1H16 20 $349 Add
April 29, 2021 - April 29, 2021
Leadership Training
80218 Th 08:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. 1H16 20 $349 Add
May 13, 2021 - May 13, 2021
Lean Tools To Work Smarter
80186 T 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. ONLINE 20 $99 Add
Lean Tools: To Make Your Work Easier, Safer, and Better In today’s pandemic work world it is important that we continue to make improvements in our workplace. How can we make the work easier, safer, and more efficient? This can be accomplished at all levels of the organizations but most impactful right on the shop floor or in the administrative areas. How much time is used looking for tools or documents? How much time is spent walking or moving items? Do we have too much inventory because we are not organized? Is the work done the same way every day or different ways? How can we make improvements? These are questions we ask ourselves every day. This course will explore how we can make simple improvements to make the work easier, safer, and better. The course will be conducted live online through Google Meets or Zoom. The class invitation and materials will be sent to students via email by the instructor. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: February 23, 2021 - March 30, 2021
Make $ w/Virtual Assistant
80190 M 9:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. ONLINE 20 $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. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: March 29, 2021 - March 29, 2021
Medical Billing & Coding
80209 A 09:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. ONLINE 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 Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam; and/or other National Exams. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: April 10, 2021 - April 10, 2021
Medical Billing & Coding
80209 A 09:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. ONLINE 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 Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam; and/or other National Exams. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: April 17, 2021 - April 17, 2021
Medical Billing & Coding
80209 TTh 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. ONLINE 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 Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam; and/or other National Exams. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: March 2, 2021 - May 20, 2021
Monetize Socials w/ Marketing
80198 Th 7:00 p.m.- 8:00 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. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: April 1, 2021 - April 1, 2021
Personal Trainer Certification
80188 A 7:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 20 $799 Add
Gold Certified Personal Trainer Course The W.I.T.S. online personal trainer course is a SELF-PACED program with short, impactful online videos to be a successful personal trainer in the fitness industry. The lessons will help you with key core topics to learn how the body functions under the stresses of exercise. Learn exercise physiology, kinesiology, nutrition and more. The essential practical skills are packed with insightful drills that you can duplicate to master the skill set. This course is loaded with practice quizzes, discussion boards and much more. We have included incredible veteran fitness mentors to help your successful outcome. Our supplemental internship programs walks you into some great job opportunities. Your test vouchers for the NCCA Accreditation national exams are included and a must for employers. Turn your passion into a career. Students will have access to the course for 12 months after enrollment to complete the course. Required Textbook: 7th edition of the Fitness Professional’s Handbook with web resources (ISBN-13: 9781492523376). Special Note: Successful completion of the course activities and online exam will get you a Certificate of Completion. Passing the national exams at your college will get you a Level 1 Certified Personal Trainer credential. The review and national exam will be conducted on-campus. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: March 6, 2021 - April 17, 2021
Pharmacy Technician
80208 TTh 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. ONLINE 7 $1299 Add
This comprehensive 50 hour program prepares students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Course content includes: pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions, and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Through classroom lecture and hands on labs, students review dosage calculations, drug classifications, the “top 200 drugs”, I.V. flow rates, sterile compounding, dose conversions, aseptic technique, the handling of sterile products, total parental nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control, and billing and reimbursement. National Certification: This program meets the necessary requirements to take the Pharmacy Technician Certified Board (PTCB) – Certified Pharmacy Technician (PTCB) exam. Clinical Externship: As part of this Pharmacy Technician program, you will be eligible to participate in an 80 hour clinical externship. To be eligible for the clinical, students must successfully complete the 50 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: March 2, 2021 - April 27, 2021
Taking Lean to the Next Level
80187 Th 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. ONLINE 20 $99 Add
Taking Lean to the Next Level Beyond the basic lean tools and concepts this course will take a deeper look at the number of Lean concepts and processes that will help the student drive improvement. Students will discover the power of Leader Standard Work, Gemba Walks, Coaching, and other aspects of Lean. Students will hear from some of the world’s best authorities in these areas and how they can make a difference in the workplace. The course will be conducted live online through Google Meets or Zoom. The class invitation and materials will be sent to students via email by the instructor. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: February 25, 2021 - April 1, 2021
Taking Lean to the Next Level
80222 TBA 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. ONLINE 1 $0
December 22, 2020 - June 22, 2021
Virtual Bakery in a Box
80126 T 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. ONLINE 35 $79 Add
Enjoy a new experience with SVCC’s Community Education Department and travel virtually to Milwaukee, Wisconsin and sample sweet treats from Milwaukee’s ethnic bakeries. Enjoy pastries from authentic Italian, German, Danish, Mexican and French bakeries. Learn more when you attend the virtual interactive 90 minute discussion about Milwaukee’s immigrant past and a chance to meet the makers behind the treats in the Bakery Bus in a Box. Deadline to register is February 8. Bakery Boxes will be mailed directly to participants. Virtual trip includes bakery items in the box, shipping, educational seminar, and tour guide gratuity. (All Ages) Some samples included in the box will be: • Taste Milwaukee’s Italian heritage with a half-pound box of Peter Sciortino’s Bakery on historic Brady Street. • Delve into Mexican culture with a mini Three King’s Cake from woman-owned La Flor de Trigo. • Enjoy a dozen of National Bakery’s famous German pecan fingers. • Homemade, hand-dipped chocolates from Ultimate Confections. Class Dates: February 16, 2021 - February 16, 2021