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Ed2go Excel 2019 Certification
80026 TBA   ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
May 21, 2020 - November 21, 2020
Excel Level One #2
80029 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 required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: September 29, 2020 - September 29, 2020
Microsoft Excel Adv. Formulas
80032 T 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 6 $75 Add
We explore additional advanced formulas: use your vlookup formula to search, find, and input data automatically for you. If/then statements allow you to test your data: we will explore traditional if/then statements as well as the nesting of if/then in formulas. Conditional formatting will aid you in evaluating your data and we will use this feature in class. Prerequisite: Basic computer and typing skills and knowledge of formula writing in Microsoft Excel required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 13, 2020 - October 13, 2020
Microsoft Excel Graphing
80033 Th 2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 3K02 6 $45 Add
Microsoft Excel – Graphing Set up and modify graphs in Excel. Learn how to tie the graph to your data, generate different types of graphs, modify text and title, add legends, and messages. Prerequisite: Basic typing skills and knowledge of computers and basic knowledge of writing formulas in Microsoft Excel required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 15, 2020 - October 15, 2020
Microsoft Excel Level 2
80030 Th 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 5 $75 Add
Take your knowledge of Excel and maximize the power of this software as you explore linking, sheet management, and using advanced formulas to summarize data. Prerequisite: Basic computer and typing skills and knowledge of formula writing in Microsoft Excel required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 1, 2020 - October 1, 2020
Microsoft Excel Pivot Tables
80031 W 2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 3K02 6 $45 Add
Microsoft Excel – Pivot Tables & Data Management Manage data in Excel using Sorting and Filtering. Pivot tables in Excel will allow you to extract some meaningful information from the data. Pivot tables allow you to quickly summarize and analyze large amounts of data in lists and tables independent of the original data layout in your spreadsheet. You can do this by dragging and dropping columns to different rows, columns, or summary positions. Learn to design pivot tables and customize their appearance for reporting purposes. Prerequisite: Basic typing skills and knowledge of computers and Microsoft Excel required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 7, 2020 - October 7, 2020
Microsoft PowerPoint
80034 W 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 8 $75 Add
PowerPoint is a program used to create slide show presentations. You will learn about backgrounds, colors, pictures, text, and transitions as you create your own slide show presentation. Learn all the basics. You will be making some impressive slide show presentations in no time! Prerequisite: Basic computer and typing skills required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 21, 2020 - October 21, 2020
Beginner Yoga at TWC
80100 M 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: October 12, 2020 - November 16, 2020
Develop a Powerful Resume
80045 T 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 2M07 10 $0
Developing a Powerful Resume 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. This workshop is scheduled to be on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: September 22, 2020 - September 22, 2020
Experience Fitness at TWC
80099 TBA 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. TWC 20 $6 Add
Experience Fitness Experience Yoga and Martial Arts at the Traditional Wellness Center, 216 W. 1st Street in Dixon during the week of October 5 – 10. All classes during the experience week are $6 each and have limited space with special price available. (Ages 14 & Up) Beginner Yoga: Monday, October 5; 5:30-7:00PM Meditation & Breathing: Tuesday, October 6; 5:30-7:00PM Yoga Nidra: Wednesday, October 7; 5:30-6:45PM Muay Thai Conditioning: Wednesday, October 7; 5:30-7:00PM Women’s Muay Thai: Wednesday, October 7; 6:00-7:00PM Intermediate Yoga: Thursday, October 8; 5:30-7:00PM Prana & Mantra: Friday, October 9; 5:30-6:30PM Tai Chi: Saturday, October 10; 8:30-9:30AM Muay Thai Techniques: Saturday, October 10; 4:30-6:30PM Class Dates: October 5, 2020 - October 10, 2020
Intermediate Yoga at TWC
80101 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: October 15, 2020 - November 19, 2020
Interview Do's & Don'ts
80046 T 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 2M07 9 $0 Add
Interview Do’s and Don’ts 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. This workshop is scheduled to be on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: October 20, 2020 - October 20, 2020
Mediation & Breathing at TWC
80102 T 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. TWC 9 $65 Add
Meditation & Breathing 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: October 13, 2020 - November 17, 2020
Meditation Theory
80096 T 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. ONLINE 29 $65 Add
Meditation Theory Meditation is a practice for both the mind and body to allow grounding and stillness in the present moment. Mediation is a way to be fully aware in the present moment to experience our inner wisdom, encourage compassion and allow us to make peace with challenges in a non-judgmental way. Recommended textbook: The Yoga-Sutra Of Patanjali ISBN 978-1-59030-023-7. Students can purchase the textbook online through a purchasing website. This course will be conducted online using CANVAS. Students will receive an email with how to log into the class. Weekly recordings will be available online by Tuesday. Students will spend one to three hours per week on this course. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 13, 2020 - November 17, 2020
Muay Thai Conditioning at TWC
80105 W 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. TWC 10 $65 Add
Muay Thai Conditioning 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: October 14, 2020 - November 18, 2020
Muay Thai Techniques at TWC
80108 A 4:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. TWC 9 $75 Add
Muay Thai Techniques 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: October 17, 2020 - November 21, 2020
Prana & Mantra at TWC
80106 F 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. TWC 10 $65 Add
Prana & Mantra Pranayama is generally understood as breathing, however in the yoga tradition it means much more. In Sanskrit the ancient language of India, the word prana means “life force” and ayama means “expansion of the life force in the energy channels”. Practicing mantra, the sound energy, along with pranayama brings grounding and calmness to help meet the challenges of today’s stressful lifestyle with a smile. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: October 16, 2020 - November 20, 2020
Preparing UR Estate Plan
80084 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2L07 9 $13 Add
Preparing Your Estate Plan 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: September 29, 2020 - September 29, 2020
S.M.A.R.T. ERGO
80094 Th 6:00 p.m.- 7:15 p.m. 2L07 10 $15 Add
S.M.A.R.T. ERGO 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 us sustain good posture and healthy blood flow on a daily basis. During this course, students will learn the meaning behind the S.M.A.R.T. acronym, as well as how to apply S.M.A.R.T. posture principles when performing everyday activities at school, work, and at home. Students will receive valuable knowledge designed to help maintain good posture, musculoskeletal health, and rewarding quality of life. Students will need to bring a notepad and optional laptop, tablet, or cell phone. Students can visit the instructor’s website www.thereforergo.com. (Ages 12 & Up) Class Dates: October 8, 2020 - October 8, 2020
Save $ w/Extreme Couponing
80078 Th 5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. ONLINE 30 $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. All the Business & Writing classes will be held online using a secure Zoom Education Account. A detailed tutorial on how to access the class will be sent to students prior to class day, and then another email will be sent with login information and digital materials the day of class. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 8, 2020 - October 8, 2020
Situational Awareness
80092 M 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 2M05 10 $25 Add
Situational Awareness Situational Awareness is the ability to identify, process, and comprehend information about how to survive in an emergency situation. More simply, it's knowing what is going on around you. The instructor will teach students how to identify warning signs of potential hazards in everyday life (home & work). Students will develop skills that can help prevent injury and accidents and improve personal security. Specific techniques covered will be identifying physical indicators, personal space, everyday observations, reading body language, and creating codes. Students will build up their level of confidence of safety and feel more comfortable everywhere they go. There will be live scenarios and group activities. Students will have minor homework to help explore and develop a personal style to the new skills. (Ages 17 & Up) Class Dates: October 5, 2020 - October 12, 2020
Social Security Questions Answ
80085 T 4:30 p.m.- 5:30 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 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 13, 2020 - October 13, 2020
Soft Skills: What Are They?
80047 T 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 2M07 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! This workshop is scheduled to be on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: November 17, 2020 - November 17, 2020
Standing Guard Protect Your $
80086 T 4:30 p.m.- 5:30 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 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 27, 2020 - October 27, 2020
Tai Chi at TWC
80107 A 08:30 a.m.- 09:30 a.m. TWC 10 $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: October 17, 2020 - November 21, 2020
Women's Muay Thai at TWC
80103 W 6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. TWC 10 $40 Add
Women’s Muay Thai 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: October 14, 2020 - November 18, 2020
Yoga Nidra at TWC
80104 W 5:30 p.m.- 6:45 p.m. TWC 10 $65 Add
Yoga Nidra Yoga Nidra is an ancient meditation technique shown to improve memory, increase relaxation, and combat insomnia. With regular practice 30 minutes of Yoga Nidra can have the same benefit as 3 – 4 hours of sleep. . Students may bring their own yoga mat, towel or blanket to class. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: October 14, 2020 - November 18, 2020
Yoga and a Book II
80098 T 5:30 p.m.- 6:45 p.m. ONLINE 30 $65 Add
Yoga and a Book II Explore Hatha yoga. Enjoy a weekly Hatha yoga session with a guided nature meditation. Continue your yoga journey by reading The Pilgrimage and learn to find the extraordinary in the ordinary. Find your path amongst the chaos of everyday life. Recommended textbook: The Pilgrimage ISBN 978-0-06168745-7. Students can purchase the textbook online through a purchasing website. This course will be conducted online using CANVAS. Students will receive an email with how to log into the class. Weekly recordings will be available online by Tuesday. Students will spend one to three hours per week on this course. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 13, 2020 - November 17, 2020
AVA Private Pilot Ground Train
80110 T 5:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 12 $250
Aviation Private Pilot Ground Training Learn to fly by preparing for the Private Pilot Knowledge Exam. At the end of this course, you will understand operations of the flight controls and instruments, airport and airspace considerations, aircraft weight and balance, aircraft performance tables, basic weather meteorology, federal aviation regulations, flight physiology, and emergency preparedness. After successful completion of this course, the student will be eligible to take the F.A.A. Private Pilot Knowledge Exam (additional fee for F.A.A. Exam). Books and materials for the class can be purchased through the instructor. Aviation materials previously purchased should be brought the first night for instructor evaluation. Flying or airtime is not included in this class. The class will be conducted online through Google Meets. Class invitation and materials will be sent to students via email by the instructor. (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: September 8, 2020 - December 8, 2020
AcrylicPaintPour Balloon Kiss
80051 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 3 $29 Add
Pour Your Art Out – Acrylic Paint Pouring Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Students will mix more than one paint color in a cup and then “pour” it on the canvas or surface. The paints mix as they leave the cup blending the colors and creating interesting and sometimes unexpected colors and results. Students will then tilt the canvas or surface back and forth to move the paint, cover the sides and create a composition that they find pleasing. Gravity creates the painting for you! If time permits, students will have the option to paint pour rocks in every class. Recommended: paint shirt/apron. All classes cost $29 each per person and all supplies are included. The class will be in the back of room 3K4 and taught by local artist, Cathy Marlatt. Check out the instructors Facebook page “CJM Fluid Art Creations”. (Ages 10 & Up) Balloon Kiss Flowers Create balloon kiss flowers by pressing the balloon into a freshly painted canvas. Class Dates: October 12, 2020 - October 12, 2020
AcrylicPaintPour Chain Pull Fl
80053 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 2 $29 Add
Pour Your Art Out – Acrylic Paint Pouring Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Students will mix more than one paint color in a cup and then “pour” it on the canvas or surface. The paints mix as they leave the cup blending the colors and creating interesting and sometimes unexpected colors and results. Students will then tilt the canvas or surface back and forth to move the paint, cover the sides and create a composition that they find pleasing. Gravity creates the painting for you! If time permits, students will have the option to paint pour rocks in every class. Recommended: paint shirt/apron. All classes cost $29 each per person and all supplies are included. The class will be in the back of room 3K4 and taught by local artist, Cathy Marlatt. Check out the instructors Facebook page “CJM Fluid Art Creations”. (Ages 10 & Up) Chain Pull Flower Create flowers using a chain. Class Dates: October 26, 2020 - October 26, 2020
AcrylicPaintPour Colander 2
80054 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 3 $29 Add
Pour Your Art Out – Acrylic Paint Pouring Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Students will mix more than one paint color in a cup and then “pour” it on the canvas or surface. The paints mix as they leave the cup blending the colors and creating interesting and sometimes unexpected colors and results. Students will then tilt the canvas or surface back and forth to move the paint, cover the sides and create a composition that they find pleasing. Gravity creates the painting for you! If time permits, students will have the option to paint pour rocks in every class. Recommended: paint shirt/apron. All classes cost $29 each per person and all supplies are included. The class will be in the back of room 3K4 and taught by local artist, Cathy Marlatt. Check out the instructors Facebook page “CJM Fluid Art Creations”. (Ages 10 & Up) Pour paint through a colander onto the canvas. Class Dates: November 2, 2020 - November 2, 2020
AcrylicPaintPour Colander Pour
80048 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 3 $29
Pour Your Art Out – Acrylic Paint Pouring Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Students will mix more than one paint color in a cup and then “pour” it on the canvas or surface. The paints mix as they leave the cup blending the colors and creating interesting and sometimes unexpected colors and results. Students will then tilt the canvas or surface back and forth to move the paint, cover the sides and create a composition that they find pleasing. Gravity creates the painting for you! If time permits, students will have the option to paint pour rocks in every class. Recommended: paint shirt/apron. All classes cost $29 each per person and all supplies are included. The class will be in the back of room 3K4 and taught by local artist, Cathy Marlatt. Check out the instructors Facebook page “CJM Fluid Art Creations”. (Ages 10 & Up) Colander Pour: Pour paint through a colander onto the canvas. Class Dates: September 21, 2020 - September 21, 2020
AcrylicPaintPour Dirty Cup
80052 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 4 $29 Add
Pour Your Art Out – Acrylic Paint Pouring Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Students will mix more than one paint color in a cup and then “pour” it on the canvas or surface. The paints mix as they leave the cup blending the colors and creating interesting and sometimes unexpected colors and results. Students will then tilt the canvas or surface back and forth to move the paint, cover the sides and create a composition that they find pleasing. Gravity creates the painting for you! If time permits, students will have the option to paint pour rocks in every class. Recommended: paint shirt/apron. All classes cost $29 each per person and all supplies are included. The class will be in the back of room 3K4 and taught by local artist, Cathy Marlatt. Check out the instructors Facebook page “CJM Fluid Art Creations”. (Ages 10 & Up) Dirty Cup Colors layered in a cup and poured onto the canvas. Class Dates: October 19, 2020 - October 19, 2020
AcrylicPaintPour Ornaments
80056 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 5 $29 Add
Pour Your Art Out – Acrylic Paint Pouring Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Students will mix more than one paint color in a cup and then “pour” it on the canvas or surface. The paints mix as they leave the cup blending the colors and creating interesting and sometimes unexpected colors and results. Students will then tilt the canvas or surface back and forth to move the paint, cover the sides and create a composition that they find pleasing. Gravity creates the painting for you! If time permits, students will have the option to paint pour rocks in every class. Recommended: paint shirt/apron. All classes cost $29 each per person and all supplies are included. The class will be in the back of room 3K4 and taught by local artist, Cathy Marlatt. Check out the instructors Facebook page “CJM Fluid Art Creations”. (Ages 10 & Up) Ornaments for Christmas Pour paint on the outside of ornaments. Class Dates: November 16, 2020 - November 16, 2020
AcrylicPaintPour Spring Flower
80055 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 4 $29 Add
Pour Your Art Out – Acrylic Paint Pouring Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Students will mix more than one paint color in a cup and then “pour” it on the canvas or surface. The paints mix as they leave the cup blending the colors and creating interesting and sometimes unexpected colors and results. Students will then tilt the canvas or surface back and forth to move the paint, cover the sides and create a composition that they find pleasing. Gravity creates the painting for you! If time permits, students will have the option to paint pour rocks in every class. Recommended: paint shirt/apron. All classes cost $29 each per person and all supplies are included. The class will be in the back of room 3K4 and taught by local artist, Cathy Marlatt. Check out the instructors Facebook page “CJM Fluid Art Creations”. (Ages 10 & Up) Lots of Spring Flowers String pull flowers. Class Dates: November 9, 2020 - November 9, 2020
AcrylicPaintPour String Flower
80049 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 4 $29 Add
Pour Your Art Out – Acrylic Paint Pouring Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Students will mix more than one paint color in a cup and then “pour” it on the canvas or surface. The paints mix as they leave the cup blending the colors and creating interesting and sometimes unexpected colors and results. Students will then tilt the canvas or surface back and forth to move the paint, cover the sides and create a composition that they find pleasing. Gravity creates the painting for you! If time permits, students will have the option to paint pour rocks in every class. Recommended: paint shirt/apron. All classes cost $29 each per person and all supplies are included. The class will be in the back of room 3K4 and taught by local artist, Cathy Marlatt. Check out the instructors Facebook page “CJM Fluid Art Creations”. (Ages 10 & Up) String Flowers Pull string through the paint to make flowers. Class Dates: September 28, 2020 - September 28, 2020
AcrylicPaintPour Swipe
80057 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 3 $29 Add
Pour Your Art Out – Acrylic Paint Pouring Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Students will mix more than one paint color in a cup and then “pour” it on the canvas or surface. The paints mix as they leave the cup blending the colors and creating interesting and sometimes unexpected colors and results. Students will then tilt the canvas or surface back and forth to move the paint, cover the sides and create a composition that they find pleasing. Gravity creates the painting for you! If time permits, students will have the option to paint pour rocks in every class. Recommended: paint shirt/apron. All classes cost $29 each per person and all supplies are included. The class will be in the back of room 3K4 and taught by local artist, Cathy Marlatt. Check out the instructors Facebook page “CJM Fluid Art Creations”. (Ages 10 & Up) Swipe Pour paint on canvas & “swipe” white paint over top. Class Dates: November 30, 2020 - November 30, 2020
AcrylicPaintPour Tree Ring Swi
80050 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 4 $29 Add
Pour Your Art Out – Acrylic Paint Pouring Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Students will mix more than one paint color in a cup and then “pour” it on the canvas or surface. The paints mix as they leave the cup blending the colors and creating interesting and sometimes unexpected colors and results. Students will then tilt the canvas or surface back and forth to move the paint, cover the sides and create a composition that they find pleasing. Gravity creates the painting for you! If time permits, students will have the option to paint pour rocks in every class. Recommended: paint shirt/apron. All classes cost $29 each per person and all supplies are included. The class will be in the back of room 3K4 and taught by local artist, Cathy Marlatt. Check out the instructors Facebook page “CJM Fluid Art Creations”. (Ages 10 & Up) Tree Ring Swirl Mixing, layering, and pouring paint in a small swirl to create a tree ring effect. Class Dates: October 5, 2020 - October 5, 2020
Basics of Solar Electricity
80091 T 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. 2K02 15 $20 Add
Basics of Solar Electricity Due to the demand for clean sources of energy, the use of solar cells to convert sunlight into electricity has expanded dramatically in recent years. Learn the basics of photovoltaic, also known as solar electricity. Dr. Vogl will explain what it is, how it works, and the advantages of a solar system. The cost of installing a solar system as well as sources of financial assistance will also be discussed. If you are thinking about using the sun’s energy as a source of electricity in your home, this class is a great place to get started. Dr. Robert Vogl has taught numerous solar workshops throughout North America, Europe and South America. He has served as President of the Illinois Renewable Energy Association for the past 17 years. Dr. Vogl’s home and small farm are solar powered. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 13, 2020 - October 13, 2020
Crocheting 101
80065 M 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2L07 7 $100
Crocheting 101 Crochet is a great craft and in this class students will learn to create a beautiful square sampler afghan. This is a great class for a beginner or someone who would like to improve their skill level. Learn chain, single, double, rib, and triple stiches. Intermediate techniques include the basket weave, decreasing, increasing, the shell, working in rounds, and working from charts. Students will learn crocheting abbreviations and the anatomy of the crochet hook. Joining yarn, sewing squares together and weaving in the yarn ends will all be covered. Students will take home a sampler afghan by the end of class. A supply list will be emailed to registered students. Check out your instructor’s blog at crochetwithpassion.wordpress.com (Ages 12 & Up) Class Dates: September 14, 2020 - December 7, 2020
EO: Medicine Cabinet Makeover
80088 Th 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2K02 1 $35 Add
Essential Oils: Medicine Cabinet Makeover Make natural wellness a priority in your medicine cabinet. In this course you will learn which oils help with common issues such as seasonal threats, skin irritations, digestive discomfort, head and neck tension, and more. Using oils to support your body’s natural processes in dealing with common issues is safe, natural, and without fear of side effects. You will get the opportunity to mix your own blend to take home. Supplies are included in the cost of the class. This workshop is scheduled on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 8, 2020 - October 15, 2020
Essential Oils 101
80087 Th 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2K02 0 $35 Contact
Essential oils are natural and used to promote health and wellness. Essential oils can be used to relieve discomfort, promote restful sleep, support and boost your immune system, reduce tension, ease stressful feelings and much more. You’ll learn how to incorporate essential oils into your daily life and get the opportunity to mix your own blend to take home. Supplies are included in the cost of the class. This workshop is scheduled on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: September 17, 2020 - September 24, 2020
Explore Self Publishing Option
80075 T 8:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. ONLINE 30 $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. All the Business & Writing classes will be held online using a secure Zoom Education Account. A detailed tutorial on how to access the class will be sent to students prior to class day, and then another email will be sent with login information and digital materials the day of class. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 6, 2020 - October 6, 2020
Fall Container Garden Demo
80081 Th 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 1EMA 26 $15 Add
Container Gardens Students will be shown the steps to create unique container gardens for the fall and winter seasons utilizing materials from the home landscape. Classes will be demonstrated in room 1K4 by local landscaper James J. Brown. This class is scheduled to be on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 1, 2020 - October 1, 2020
Get Your Manuscript Critiqued
80080 Th 7:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 30 $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.) All the Business & Writing classes will be held online using a secure Zoom Education Account. A detailed tutorial on how to access the class will be sent to students prior to class day, and then another email will be sent with login information and digital materials the day of class. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 8, 2020 - October 8, 2020
Guide to Getting Published
80074 T 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 30 $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! All the Business & Writing classes will be held online using a secure Zoom Education Account. A detailed tutorial on how to access the class will be sent to students prior to class day, and then another email will be sent with login information and digital materials the day of class. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 6, 2020 - October 6, 2020
Guide to starting a Free Blog
80077 W 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 29 $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. All the Business & Writing classes will be held online using a secure Zoom Education Account. A detailed tutorial on how to access the class will be sent to students prior to class day, and then another email will be sent with login information and digital materials the day of class. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 7, 2020 - October 7, 2020
Herbal Medicine Making
80089 T 6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 2M07 5 $50
Foundations of Herbal Medicine Making You have heard the stories that herbs are good for you, but how can you bring the power of plants and their wellness potential into your life? In this course, students will go over Herbalism basics. You will gain the knowledge and confidence in wild crafting, harvesting, drying, 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. The required textbook is included in the cost of the class. This workshop is scheduled on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: September 22, 2020 - September 29, 2020
Honey Bee Winter Preparation
80058 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2K02 14 $35
Honey Bee Winter Preparation This course will cover the honey season and how to prepare the bees for winter. This course is scheduled to be on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: September 21, 2020 - October 5, 2020
Intro to Screenwriting
80073 T 5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. ONLINE 30 $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. All the Business & Writing classes will be held online using a secure Zoom Education Account. A detailed tutorial on how to access the class will be sent to students prior to class day, and then another email will be sent with login information and digital materials the day of class. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 6, 2020 - October 6, 2020
Singing with Sign
80059 A 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. ONLINE 18 $50 Add
Singing with Sign Learn basic sign language through song. Students will learn the art of communication and basic vocabulary, and putting it to music in simple songs. Families are welcome to learn together. The class will be conducted online through Google Meets. Class invitation and materials will be sent to students via email by the instructor. (Ages 5 & Up) Class Dates: October 3, 2020 - October 3, 2020
Topical Herbal & Natural Body
80090 T 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2M07 5 $50 Add
Topical Herbal Preparations and Natural Body Care Have you ever wondered how to use backyard herbs to make healing salves, exfoliating sugar scrubs, or even room sprays? In this course, students will learn how to make multiple herbal preparations and body care products, including a lotion bar and lip balms. Students are required to bring two favorite essential oils, a 4 ounce glass amber spritz bottle, and a pint-sized mason jar. The required textbook is included in the cost of the class. This workshop is scheduled on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: October 20, 2020 - October 27, 2020
Winter Container Garden Demo
80082 Th 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 1EMA 27 $15 Add
Container Gardens Students will be shown the steps to create unique container gardens for the fall and winter seasons utilizing materials from the home landscape. Classes will be demonstrated in room 1K4 by local landscaper James J. Brown. This class is scheduled to be on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 8, 2020 - October 8, 2020
Writing 4 Online Blogs etc..
80076 W 5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. ONLINE 29 $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). All the Business & Writing classes will be held online using a secure Zoom Education Account. A detailed tutorial on how to access the class will be sent to students prior to class day, and then another email will be sent with login information and digital materials the day of class. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 7, 2020 - October 7, 2020
You Can Uke!
80066 A 09:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 1C01 13 $109
You Can Uke! 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: September 19, 2020 - September 19, 2020
10 Hour General Industry OSHA
80040 W 08:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. 2K02 20 $309 Add
10 Hour General Industry (OSHA) Participants will learn the major provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. The instructor will cover new and updated information on the regulations. Primary topics include; the inspection and citation process, the new working and walking surfaces, emergency plans and exit routes, Global Harmonization System (GHS), electrical safety, machine guarding, and updated illness and injury recordkeeping requirements. This course can be customized to meet the participant’s needs. Recommended for managers, supervisors, team leaders, and members of a company safety committee. Participants will receive handouts during class plus an OSHA 10-Hour General Industry card upon completion. Coffee and breakfast pastry will be available to students during each class. Lunch will be provided on the first day of class only. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 28, 2020 - October 28, 2020
10 Hour General Industry OSHA
80040 Th 08:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 2K02 20 $309 Add
10 Hour General Industry (OSHA) Participants will learn the major provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. The instructor will cover new and updated information on the regulations. Primary topics include; the inspection and citation process, the new working and walking surfaces, emergency plans and exit routes, Global Harmonization System (GHS), electrical safety, machine guarding, and updated illness and injury recordkeeping requirements. This course can be customized to meet the participant’s needs. Recommended for managers, supervisors, team leaders, and members of a company safety committee. Participants will receive handouts during class plus an OSHA 10-Hour General Industry card upon completion. Coffee and breakfast pastry will be available to students during each class. Lunch will be provided on the first day of class only. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 29, 2020 - October 29, 2020
Dental Assisting
80007 MW 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. 2K02 1 $1299 Add
Dental Assisting Program with Clinical Externship The 60 hour Dental Assisting Program prepares students for entry-level positions in one of the fastest growing health care positions. Students become familiarized with all areas of pre-clinical dental assisting and are provided training in the skills required to function as an assistant in the dental practice. This course covers the following key areas and topics – Administrative Aspects include: the history of dentistry and dental assisting, introduction to the dental office, the legal aspects of dentistry, policies, and guidelines. Clinical Aspects include: introduction to oral anatomy, dental operatory, dental equipment, introduction to tooth structure, primary and permanent teeth, the oral cavity and related structures, proper patient positioning, dental hand-pieces, sterilization, and other areas. In addition to entry-level administrative jobs, this course is ideal for students interested in pursuing a future formal Dental Hygienist program. Clinical Externship: As part of this Dental Assisting program, you will be eligible to participate in a 40 hour clinical externship. To be eligible for the clinical, students must successfully complete the 60 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements. If the program does not meet the minimum enrollment or the on campus class is cancelled due to COVID-19 safety procedures, students can enroll into the online program. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 5, 2020 - December 7, 2020
EMT Basic
80004 A 08:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. 1H16 0 $749 Contact
This Emergency Medical Technician Basic course is designed to train police, fire, rescue personnel and persons interested in the techniques of prehospital emergency care. Students will gain the knowledge and skills to provide basic emergency medical assistance to people in need. The curriculum, developed by the U.S. Department of Transportation, prepares students for the National & State certification examinations. An EMT is trained to respond to emergency situations and provide efficient and immediate care to the ill and injured. They transport patients to an appropriate medical facility. The EMT possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate interventions at the scene and during transport. EMTs function as part of comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight, and function with basic interventions and equipment. This extensive course combines reading, lecture, computer-based and on-line learning, significant study time, and practical labs. Skills taught include all areas of patient assessment (medical, cardiac, pediatric, and trauma), airway management, splinting, and appropriate interventions. This demanding course requires significant reading, computer skills, and participatory effort by the EMT candidate. Course is 184-plus hours of classroom training, clinical experience, and field experience. After successful completion, the candidate qualifies to sit for the national exam and certification in Illinois. Qualifications: Aptitudes required for EMT work are good physical stamina, endurance, and body conditions to handle significant lifting, stooping and walking. Students must balance items and patients in excess of a minimum of 125 pounds. To be certified as an EMT, candidates must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), at the time of class completion. Students will complete 16 hours of clinical with at least 10 hours of patient contact hours outside of the scheduled class time. Call 815.835.6212 or email brenda.helms@svcc.edu for more information. Registration is available online. Class Dates: September 19, 2020 - September 19, 2020
EMT Basic
80004 A 08:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. 1H16 0 $749 Contact
This Emergency Medical Technician Basic course is designed to train police, fire, rescue personnel and persons interested in the techniques of prehospital emergency care. Students will gain the knowledge and skills to provide basic emergency medical assistance to people in need. The curriculum, developed by the U.S. Department of Transportation, prepares students for the National & State certification examinations. An EMT is trained to respond to emergency situations and provide efficient and immediate care to the ill and injured. They transport patients to an appropriate medical facility. The EMT possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate interventions at the scene and during transport. EMTs function as part of comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight, and function with basic interventions and equipment. This extensive course combines reading, lecture, computer-based and on-line learning, significant study time, and practical labs. Skills taught include all areas of patient assessment (medical, cardiac, pediatric, and trauma), airway management, splinting, and appropriate interventions. This demanding course requires significant reading, computer skills, and participatory effort by the EMT candidate. Course is 184-plus hours of classroom training, clinical experience, and field experience. After successful completion, the candidate qualifies to sit for the national exam and certification in Illinois. Qualifications: Aptitudes required for EMT work are good physical stamina, endurance, and body conditions to handle significant lifting, stooping and walking. Students must balance items and patients in excess of a minimum of 125 pounds. To be certified as an EMT, candidates must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), at the time of class completion. Students will complete 16 hours of clinical with at least 10 hours of patient contact hours outside of the scheduled class time. Call 815.835.6212 or email brenda.helms@svcc.edu for more information. Registration is available online. Class Dates: October 24, 2020 - October 24, 2020
EMT Basic
80004 A 08:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. 1H16 0 $749 Contact
This Emergency Medical Technician Basic course is designed to train police, fire, rescue personnel and persons interested in the techniques of prehospital emergency care. Students will gain the knowledge and skills to provide basic emergency medical assistance to people in need. The curriculum, developed by the U.S. Department of Transportation, prepares students for the National & State certification examinations. An EMT is trained to respond to emergency situations and provide efficient and immediate care to the ill and injured. They transport patients to an appropriate medical facility. The EMT possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate interventions at the scene and during transport. EMTs function as part of comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight, and function with basic interventions and equipment. This extensive course combines reading, lecture, computer-based and on-line learning, significant study time, and practical labs. Skills taught include all areas of patient assessment (medical, cardiac, pediatric, and trauma), airway management, splinting, and appropriate interventions. This demanding course requires significant reading, computer skills, and participatory effort by the EMT candidate. Course is 184-plus hours of classroom training, clinical experience, and field experience. After successful completion, the candidate qualifies to sit for the national exam and certification in Illinois. Qualifications: Aptitudes required for EMT work are good physical stamina, endurance, and body conditions to handle significant lifting, stooping and walking. Students must balance items and patients in excess of a minimum of 125 pounds. To be certified as an EMT, candidates must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), at the time of class completion. Students will complete 16 hours of clinical with at least 10 hours of patient contact hours outside of the scheduled class time. Call 815.835.6212 or email brenda.helms@svcc.edu for more information. Registration is available online. Class Dates: November 7, 2020 - November 7, 2020
EMT Basic
80004 A 08:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 1H16 0 $749 Contact
This Emergency Medical Technician Basic course is designed to train police, fire, rescue personnel and persons interested in the techniques of prehospital emergency care. Students will gain the knowledge and skills to provide basic emergency medical assistance to people in need. The curriculum, developed by the U.S. Department of Transportation, prepares students for the National & State certification examinations. An EMT is trained to respond to emergency situations and provide efficient and immediate care to the ill and injured. They transport patients to an appropriate medical facility. The EMT possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate interventions at the scene and during transport. EMTs function as part of comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight, and function with basic interventions and equipment. This extensive course combines reading, lecture, computer-based and on-line learning, significant study time, and practical labs. Skills taught include all areas of patient assessment (medical, cardiac, pediatric, and trauma), airway management, splinting, and appropriate interventions. This demanding course requires significant reading, computer skills, and participatory effort by the EMT candidate. Course is 184-plus hours of classroom training, clinical experience, and field experience. After successful completion, the candidate qualifies to sit for the national exam and certification in Illinois. Qualifications: Aptitudes required for EMT work are good physical stamina, endurance, and body conditions to handle significant lifting, stooping and walking. Students must balance items and patients in excess of a minimum of 125 pounds. To be certified as an EMT, candidates must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), at the time of class completion. Students will complete 16 hours of clinical with at least 10 hours of patient contact hours outside of the scheduled class time. Call 815.835.6212 or email brenda.helms@svcc.edu for more information. Registration is available online. Class Dates: November 21, 2020 - November 21, 2020
EMT Basic
80004 MW 6:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. 1H16 0 $749 Contact
This Emergency Medical Technician Basic course is designed to train police, fire, rescue personnel and persons interested in the techniques of prehospital emergency care. Students will gain the knowledge and skills to provide basic emergency medical assistance to people in need. The curriculum, developed by the U.S. Department of Transportation, prepares students for the National & State certification examinations. An EMT is trained to respond to emergency situations and provide efficient and immediate care to the ill and injured. They transport patients to an appropriate medical facility. The EMT possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate interventions at the scene and during transport. EMTs function as part of comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight, and function with basic interventions and equipment. This extensive course combines reading, lecture, computer-based and on-line learning, significant study time, and practical labs. Skills taught include all areas of patient assessment (medical, cardiac, pediatric, and trauma), airway management, splinting, and appropriate interventions. This demanding course requires significant reading, computer skills, and participatory effort by the EMT candidate. Course is 184-plus hours of classroom training, clinical experience, and field experience. After successful completion, the candidate qualifies to sit for the national exam and certification in Illinois. Qualifications: Aptitudes required for EMT work are good physical stamina, endurance, and body conditions to handle significant lifting, stooping and walking. Students must balance items and patients in excess of a minimum of 125 pounds. To be certified as an EMT, candidates must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), at the time of class completion. Students will complete 16 hours of clinical with at least 10 hours of patient contact hours outside of the scheduled class time. Call 815.835.6212 or email brenda.helms@svcc.edu for more information. Registration is available online. Class Dates: August 17, 2020 - December 14, 2020
EMT Basic
80004 MW 6:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. 1H18 0 $749 Contact
This Emergency Medical Technician Basic course is designed to train police, fire, rescue personnel and persons interested in the techniques of prehospital emergency care. Students will gain the knowledge and skills to provide basic emergency medical assistance to people in need. The curriculum, developed by the U.S. Department of Transportation, prepares students for the National & State certification examinations. An EMT is trained to respond to emergency situations and provide efficient and immediate care to the ill and injured. They transport patients to an appropriate medical facility. The EMT possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate interventions at the scene and during transport. EMTs function as part of comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight, and function with basic interventions and equipment. This extensive course combines reading, lecture, computer-based and on-line learning, significant study time, and practical labs. Skills taught include all areas of patient assessment (medical, cardiac, pediatric, and trauma), airway management, splinting, and appropriate interventions. This demanding course requires significant reading, computer skills, and participatory effort by the EMT candidate. Course is 184-plus hours of classroom training, clinical experience, and field experience. After successful completion, the candidate qualifies to sit for the national exam and certification in Illinois. Qualifications: Aptitudes required for EMT work are good physical stamina, endurance, and body conditions to handle significant lifting, stooping and walking. Students must balance items and patients in excess of a minimum of 125 pounds. To be certified as an EMT, candidates must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), at the time of class completion. Students will complete 16 hours of clinical with at least 10 hours of patient contact hours outside of the scheduled class time. Call 815.835.6212 or email brenda.helms@svcc.edu for more information. Registration is available online. Class Dates: August 17, 2020 - December 14, 2020
Explore 250 Home Based Busines
80071 M 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 28 $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! All the Business & Writing classes will be held online using a secure Zoom Education Account. A detailed tutorial on how to access the class will be sent to students prior to class day, and then another email will be sent with login information and digital materials the day of class. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 5, 2020 - October 5, 2020
Food Service Sanitation
80036 T 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 2M05 10 $149 Add
Develop the knowledge and responsibility for food sanitation operations. Qualify for the 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 can purchase the 7th Edition of the ServSafe Managers textbook with exam scan sheet online or from Follett Bookstore on SVCC’s Campus. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: October 27, 2020 - November 17, 2020
Food Service Sanitation 1 Day
80038 A 08:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. 2K02 6 $139 Add
Food Service Sanitation – 1 day class 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: October 3, 2020 - October 3, 2020
Forklift Operation Safety
80039 W 09:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 2K02 10 $129 Add
Forklift Operation Safety Train-the-Trainer In this classroom train-the-trainer session, participants will leave with the information and materials to develop an in-house training program. Topics will cover the classroom, performance and evaluation requirements of the Powered Industrial Truck Standard. Not: Hands on driving is not included in this class. Coffee and breakfast pastry will be available to students during class. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: September 30, 2020 - September 30, 2020
Make $ w/Virtual Assistant
80072 M 8:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. ONLINE 30 $30 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! All the Business & Writing classes will be held online using a secure Zoom Education Account. A detailed tutorial on how to access the class will be sent to students prior to class day, and then another email will be sent with login information and digital materials the day of class. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 5, 2020 - October 5, 2020
Medical Billing & Coding
80006 TTh 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. ONLINE 7 $1799 Add
This combined 80 hour billing and coding course offers the skills needed to solve insurance billing problems, 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 If the program does not meet the minimum enrollment or the on campus class is cancelled due to COVID-19 safety procedures, students can enroll into the online program. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: September 29, 2020 - December 20, 2020
Monetize Websites, Blogs etc
80079 Th 6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. ONLINE 30 $30 Add
All the Business & Writing classes will be held online using a secure Zoom Education Account. A detailed tutorial on how to access the class will be sent to students prior to class day, and then another email will be sent with login information and digital materials the day of class. (Ages 16 & Up)$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: October 8, 2020 - October 8, 2020
Pharmacy Technician
80043 TTh 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. ONLINE 7 $1299 Add
Pharmacy Technician Program with Clinical Externship 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 lectures 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. If the program does not meet the minimum enrollment or the on campus class is cancelled due to COVID-19 safety procedures, students can enroll into the online program. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 6, 2020 - December 1, 2020
Phlebotomy Technician
80041 TTh 5:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. 3K04 1 $1799
Phlebotomy Technician with Clinical Externship This 100 hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares students to collect blood specimens for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom and lab work includes terminology, anatomy and physiology, blood collection procedures, specimen hands-on practice, and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. The students will have a clinical externship experience and will have 100 total classroom hours and 100 sticks which is required for ASCP certification. Students are required to have scrubs, current physical, and immunizations records for the clinical (costs are NOT included in the cost of the class). The required immunizations are TB, Varicella, MMR, and TDap. The optional immunizations are Hepatitis B and Flu shot (seasonal). Clinical time will be scheduled around class time. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: September 8, 2020 - December 17, 2020
Veterinary Assistant
80042 A 09:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. 3K04 10 $1899 Add
This 100 hour Veterinary Assistant program introduces students to the exciting and growing field of veterinary medicine. Students will learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. This program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. Administrative duties, such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable are also emphasized to provide the student with the skills necessary to maintain an efficient front office. Students will enjoy learning through classroom lectures as well as hands-on labs. Note: this program does not include a national or state certification or a clinical rotation as part of its overall objectives. If the program does not meet the minimum enrollment or the on campus class is cancelled due to COVID-19 safety procedures, students can enroll into the online program. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 10, 2020 - October 10, 2020
Veterinary Assistant
80042 A 09:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. 3K04 10 $1899 Add
This 100 hour Veterinary Assistant program introduces students to the exciting and growing field of veterinary medicine. Students will learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. This program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. Administrative duties, such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable are also emphasized to provide the student with the skills necessary to maintain an efficient front office. Students will enjoy learning through classroom lectures as well as hands-on labs. Note: this program does not include a national or state certification or a clinical rotation as part of its overall objectives. If the program does not meet the minimum enrollment or the on campus class is cancelled due to COVID-19 safety procedures, students can enroll into the online program. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 24, 2020 - October 24, 2020
Veterinary Assistant
80042 A 09:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. 3K04 10 $1899 Add
This 100 hour Veterinary Assistant program introduces students to the exciting and growing field of veterinary medicine. Students will learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. This program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. Administrative duties, such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable are also emphasized to provide the student with the skills necessary to maintain an efficient front office. Students will enjoy learning through classroom lectures as well as hands-on labs. Note: this program does not include a national or state certification or a clinical rotation as part of its overall objectives. If the program does not meet the minimum enrollment or the on campus class is cancelled due to COVID-19 safety procedures, students can enroll into the online program. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: November 7, 2020 - November 7, 2020
Veterinary Assistant
80042 A 09:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. 3K04 10 $1899 Add
This 100 hour Veterinary Assistant program introduces students to the exciting and growing field of veterinary medicine. Students will learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. This program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. Administrative duties, such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable are also emphasized to provide the student with the skills necessary to maintain an efficient front office. Students will enjoy learning through classroom lectures as well as hands-on labs. Note: this program does not include a national or state certification or a clinical rotation as part of its overall objectives. If the program does not meet the minimum enrollment or the on campus class is cancelled due to COVID-19 safety procedures, students can enroll into the online program. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: November 21, 2020 - November 21, 2020
Veterinary Assistant
80042 MW 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. 3K04 10 $1899 Add
This 100 hour Veterinary Assistant program introduces students to the exciting and growing field of veterinary medicine. Students will learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. This program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. Administrative duties, such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable are also emphasized to provide the student with the skills necessary to maintain an efficient front office. Students will enjoy learning through classroom lectures as well as hands-on labs. Note: this program does not include a national or state certification or a clinical rotation as part of its overall objectives. If the program does not meet the minimum enrollment or the on campus class is cancelled due to COVID-19 safety procedures, students can enroll into the online program. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: September 28, 2020 - December 14, 2020
Frozen Musical
80002 A 09:00 a.m.- 8:30 p.m. 3K04 28 $149 Add
November 21, 2020 - November 21, 2020

Business & Community Education Classes

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Ed2go Excel 2019 Certification
80026 TBA   ONLINE 0 $0 Contact
May 21, 2020 - November 21, 2020
Excel Level One #2
80029 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 required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: September 29, 2020 - September 29, 2020
Microsoft Excel Adv. Formulas
80032 T 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 6 $75 Add
We explore additional advanced formulas: use your vlookup formula to search, find, and input data automatically for you. If/then statements allow you to test your data: we will explore traditional if/then statements as well as the nesting of if/then in formulas. Conditional formatting will aid you in evaluating your data and we will use this feature in class. Prerequisite: Basic computer and typing skills and knowledge of formula writing in Microsoft Excel required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 13, 2020 - October 13, 2020
Microsoft Excel Graphing
80033 Th 2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 3K02 6 $45 Add
Microsoft Excel – Graphing Set up and modify graphs in Excel. Learn how to tie the graph to your data, generate different types of graphs, modify text and title, add legends, and messages. Prerequisite: Basic typing skills and knowledge of computers and basic knowledge of writing formulas in Microsoft Excel required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 15, 2020 - October 15, 2020
Microsoft Excel Level 2
80030 Th 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 5 $75 Add
Take your knowledge of Excel and maximize the power of this software as you explore linking, sheet management, and using advanced formulas to summarize data. Prerequisite: Basic computer and typing skills and knowledge of formula writing in Microsoft Excel required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 1, 2020 - October 1, 2020
Microsoft Excel Pivot Tables
80031 W 2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 3K02 6 $45 Add
Microsoft Excel – Pivot Tables & Data Management Manage data in Excel using Sorting and Filtering. Pivot tables in Excel will allow you to extract some meaningful information from the data. Pivot tables allow you to quickly summarize and analyze large amounts of data in lists and tables independent of the original data layout in your spreadsheet. You can do this by dragging and dropping columns to different rows, columns, or summary positions. Learn to design pivot tables and customize their appearance for reporting purposes. Prerequisite: Basic typing skills and knowledge of computers and Microsoft Excel required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 7, 2020 - October 7, 2020
Microsoft PowerPoint
80034 W 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 3K02 8 $75 Add
PowerPoint is a program used to create slide show presentations. You will learn about backgrounds, colors, pictures, text, and transitions as you create your own slide show presentation. Learn all the basics. You will be making some impressive slide show presentations in no time! Prerequisite: Basic computer and typing skills required. Class size is limited to 10 students. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 21, 2020 - October 21, 2020
Beginner Yoga at TWC
80100 M 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: October 12, 2020 - November 16, 2020
Develop a Powerful Resume
80045 T 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 2M07 10 $0
Developing a Powerful Resume 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. This workshop is scheduled to be on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: September 22, 2020 - September 22, 2020
Experience Fitness at TWC
80099 TBA 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. TWC 20 $6 Add
Experience Fitness Experience Yoga and Martial Arts at the Traditional Wellness Center, 216 W. 1st Street in Dixon during the week of October 5 – 10. All classes during the experience week are $6 each and have limited space with special price available. (Ages 14 & Up) Beginner Yoga: Monday, October 5; 5:30-7:00PM Meditation & Breathing: Tuesday, October 6; 5:30-7:00PM Yoga Nidra: Wednesday, October 7; 5:30-6:45PM Muay Thai Conditioning: Wednesday, October 7; 5:30-7:00PM Women’s Muay Thai: Wednesday, October 7; 6:00-7:00PM Intermediate Yoga: Thursday, October 8; 5:30-7:00PM Prana & Mantra: Friday, October 9; 5:30-6:30PM Tai Chi: Saturday, October 10; 8:30-9:30AM Muay Thai Techniques: Saturday, October 10; 4:30-6:30PM Class Dates: October 5, 2020 - October 10, 2020
Intermediate Yoga at TWC
80101 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: October 15, 2020 - November 19, 2020
Interview Do's & Don'ts
80046 T 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 2M07 9 $0 Add
Interview Do’s and Don’ts 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. This workshop is scheduled to be on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: October 20, 2020 - October 20, 2020
Mediation & Breathing at TWC
80102 T 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. TWC 9 $65 Add
Meditation & Breathing 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: October 13, 2020 - November 17, 2020
Meditation Theory
80096 T 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. ONLINE 29 $65 Add
Meditation Theory Meditation is a practice for both the mind and body to allow grounding and stillness in the present moment. Mediation is a way to be fully aware in the present moment to experience our inner wisdom, encourage compassion and allow us to make peace with challenges in a non-judgmental way. Recommended textbook: The Yoga-Sutra Of Patanjali ISBN 978-1-59030-023-7. Students can purchase the textbook online through a purchasing website. This course will be conducted online using CANVAS. Students will receive an email with how to log into the class. Weekly recordings will be available online by Tuesday. Students will spend one to three hours per week on this course. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 13, 2020 - November 17, 2020
Muay Thai Conditioning at TWC
80105 W 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. TWC 10 $65 Add
Muay Thai Conditioning 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: October 14, 2020 - November 18, 2020
Muay Thai Techniques at TWC
80108 A 4:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. TWC 9 $75 Add
Muay Thai Techniques 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: October 17, 2020 - November 21, 2020
Prana & Mantra at TWC
80106 F 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. TWC 10 $65 Add
Prana & Mantra Pranayama is generally understood as breathing, however in the yoga tradition it means much more. In Sanskrit the ancient language of India, the word prana means “life force” and ayama means “expansion of the life force in the energy channels”. Practicing mantra, the sound energy, along with pranayama brings grounding and calmness to help meet the challenges of today’s stressful lifestyle with a smile. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: October 16, 2020 - November 20, 2020
Preparing UR Estate Plan
80084 T 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2L07 9 $13 Add
Preparing Your Estate Plan 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: September 29, 2020 - September 29, 2020
S.M.A.R.T. ERGO
80094 Th 6:00 p.m.- 7:15 p.m. 2L07 10 $15 Add
S.M.A.R.T. ERGO 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 us sustain good posture and healthy blood flow on a daily basis. During this course, students will learn the meaning behind the S.M.A.R.T. acronym, as well as how to apply S.M.A.R.T. posture principles when performing everyday activities at school, work, and at home. Students will receive valuable knowledge designed to help maintain good posture, musculoskeletal health, and rewarding quality of life. Students will need to bring a notepad and optional laptop, tablet, or cell phone. Students can visit the instructor’s website www.thereforergo.com. (Ages 12 & Up) Class Dates: October 8, 2020 - October 8, 2020
Save $ w/Extreme Couponing
80078 Th 5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. ONLINE 30 $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. All the Business & Writing classes will be held online using a secure Zoom Education Account. A detailed tutorial on how to access the class will be sent to students prior to class day, and then another email will be sent with login information and digital materials the day of class. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 8, 2020 - October 8, 2020
Situational Awareness
80092 M 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 2M05 10 $25 Add
Situational Awareness Situational Awareness is the ability to identify, process, and comprehend information about how to survive in an emergency situation. More simply, it's knowing what is going on around you. The instructor will teach students how to identify warning signs of potential hazards in everyday life (home & work). Students will develop skills that can help prevent injury and accidents and improve personal security. Specific techniques covered will be identifying physical indicators, personal space, everyday observations, reading body language, and creating codes. Students will build up their level of confidence of safety and feel more comfortable everywhere they go. There will be live scenarios and group activities. Students will have minor homework to help explore and develop a personal style to the new skills. (Ages 17 & Up) Class Dates: October 5, 2020 - October 12, 2020
Social Security Questions Answ
80085 T 4:30 p.m.- 5:30 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 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 13, 2020 - October 13, 2020
Soft Skills: What Are They?
80047 T 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 2M07 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! This workshop is scheduled to be on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: November 17, 2020 - November 17, 2020
Standing Guard Protect Your $
80086 T 4:30 p.m.- 5:30 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 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 27, 2020 - October 27, 2020
Tai Chi at TWC
80107 A 08:30 a.m.- 09:30 a.m. TWC 10 $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: October 17, 2020 - November 21, 2020
Women's Muay Thai at TWC
80103 W 6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. TWC 10 $40 Add
Women’s Muay Thai 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: October 14, 2020 - November 18, 2020
Yoga Nidra at TWC
80104 W 5:30 p.m.- 6:45 p.m. TWC 10 $65 Add
Yoga Nidra Yoga Nidra is an ancient meditation technique shown to improve memory, increase relaxation, and combat insomnia. With regular practice 30 minutes of Yoga Nidra can have the same benefit as 3 – 4 hours of sleep. . Students may bring their own yoga mat, towel or blanket to class. (Ages 14 & Up) Class Dates: October 14, 2020 - November 18, 2020
Yoga and a Book II
80098 T 5:30 p.m.- 6:45 p.m. ONLINE 30 $65 Add
Yoga and a Book II Explore Hatha yoga. Enjoy a weekly Hatha yoga session with a guided nature meditation. Continue your yoga journey by reading The Pilgrimage and learn to find the extraordinary in the ordinary. Find your path amongst the chaos of everyday life. Recommended textbook: The Pilgrimage ISBN 978-0-06168745-7. Students can purchase the textbook online through a purchasing website. This course will be conducted online using CANVAS. Students will receive an email with how to log into the class. Weekly recordings will be available online by Tuesday. Students will spend one to three hours per week on this course. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 13, 2020 - November 17, 2020
AVA Private Pilot Ground Train
80110 T 5:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 12 $250
Aviation Private Pilot Ground Training Learn to fly by preparing for the Private Pilot Knowledge Exam. At the end of this course, you will understand operations of the flight controls and instruments, airport and airspace considerations, aircraft weight and balance, aircraft performance tables, basic weather meteorology, federal aviation regulations, flight physiology, and emergency preparedness. After successful completion of this course, the student will be eligible to take the F.A.A. Private Pilot Knowledge Exam (additional fee for F.A.A. Exam). Books and materials for the class can be purchased through the instructor. Aviation materials previously purchased should be brought the first night for instructor evaluation. Flying or airtime is not included in this class. The class will be conducted online through Google Meets. Class invitation and materials will be sent to students via email by the instructor. (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: September 8, 2020 - December 8, 2020
AcrylicPaintPour Balloon Kiss
80051 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 3 $29 Add
Pour Your Art Out – Acrylic Paint Pouring Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Students will mix more than one paint color in a cup and then “pour” it on the canvas or surface. The paints mix as they leave the cup blending the colors and creating interesting and sometimes unexpected colors and results. Students will then tilt the canvas or surface back and forth to move the paint, cover the sides and create a composition that they find pleasing. Gravity creates the painting for you! If time permits, students will have the option to paint pour rocks in every class. Recommended: paint shirt/apron. All classes cost $29 each per person and all supplies are included. The class will be in the back of room 3K4 and taught by local artist, Cathy Marlatt. Check out the instructors Facebook page “CJM Fluid Art Creations”. (Ages 10 & Up) Balloon Kiss Flowers Create balloon kiss flowers by pressing the balloon into a freshly painted canvas. Class Dates: October 12, 2020 - October 12, 2020
AcrylicPaintPour Chain Pull Fl
80053 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 2 $29 Add
Pour Your Art Out – Acrylic Paint Pouring Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Students will mix more than one paint color in a cup and then “pour” it on the canvas or surface. The paints mix as they leave the cup blending the colors and creating interesting and sometimes unexpected colors and results. Students will then tilt the canvas or surface back and forth to move the paint, cover the sides and create a composition that they find pleasing. Gravity creates the painting for you! If time permits, students will have the option to paint pour rocks in every class. Recommended: paint shirt/apron. All classes cost $29 each per person and all supplies are included. The class will be in the back of room 3K4 and taught by local artist, Cathy Marlatt. Check out the instructors Facebook page “CJM Fluid Art Creations”. (Ages 10 & Up) Chain Pull Flower Create flowers using a chain. Class Dates: October 26, 2020 - October 26, 2020
AcrylicPaintPour Colander 2
80054 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 3 $29 Add
Pour Your Art Out – Acrylic Paint Pouring Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Students will mix more than one paint color in a cup and then “pour” it on the canvas or surface. The paints mix as they leave the cup blending the colors and creating interesting and sometimes unexpected colors and results. Students will then tilt the canvas or surface back and forth to move the paint, cover the sides and create a composition that they find pleasing. Gravity creates the painting for you! If time permits, students will have the option to paint pour rocks in every class. Recommended: paint shirt/apron. All classes cost $29 each per person and all supplies are included. The class will be in the back of room 3K4 and taught by local artist, Cathy Marlatt. Check out the instructors Facebook page “CJM Fluid Art Creations”. (Ages 10 & Up) Pour paint through a colander onto the canvas. Class Dates: November 2, 2020 - November 2, 2020
AcrylicPaintPour Colander Pour
80048 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 3 $29
Pour Your Art Out – Acrylic Paint Pouring Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Students will mix more than one paint color in a cup and then “pour” it on the canvas or surface. The paints mix as they leave the cup blending the colors and creating interesting and sometimes unexpected colors and results. Students will then tilt the canvas or surface back and forth to move the paint, cover the sides and create a composition that they find pleasing. Gravity creates the painting for you! If time permits, students will have the option to paint pour rocks in every class. Recommended: paint shirt/apron. All classes cost $29 each per person and all supplies are included. The class will be in the back of room 3K4 and taught by local artist, Cathy Marlatt. Check out the instructors Facebook page “CJM Fluid Art Creations”. (Ages 10 & Up) Colander Pour: Pour paint through a colander onto the canvas. Class Dates: September 21, 2020 - September 21, 2020
AcrylicPaintPour Dirty Cup
80052 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 4 $29 Add
Pour Your Art Out – Acrylic Paint Pouring Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Students will mix more than one paint color in a cup and then “pour” it on the canvas or surface. The paints mix as they leave the cup blending the colors and creating interesting and sometimes unexpected colors and results. Students will then tilt the canvas or surface back and forth to move the paint, cover the sides and create a composition that they find pleasing. Gravity creates the painting for you! If time permits, students will have the option to paint pour rocks in every class. Recommended: paint shirt/apron. All classes cost $29 each per person and all supplies are included. The class will be in the back of room 3K4 and taught by local artist, Cathy Marlatt. Check out the instructors Facebook page “CJM Fluid Art Creations”. (Ages 10 & Up) Dirty Cup Colors layered in a cup and poured onto the canvas. Class Dates: October 19, 2020 - October 19, 2020
AcrylicPaintPour Ornaments
80056 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 5 $29 Add
Pour Your Art Out – Acrylic Paint Pouring Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Students will mix more than one paint color in a cup and then “pour” it on the canvas or surface. The paints mix as they leave the cup blending the colors and creating interesting and sometimes unexpected colors and results. Students will then tilt the canvas or surface back and forth to move the paint, cover the sides and create a composition that they find pleasing. Gravity creates the painting for you! If time permits, students will have the option to paint pour rocks in every class. Recommended: paint shirt/apron. All classes cost $29 each per person and all supplies are included. The class will be in the back of room 3K4 and taught by local artist, Cathy Marlatt. Check out the instructors Facebook page “CJM Fluid Art Creations”. (Ages 10 & Up) Ornaments for Christmas Pour paint on the outside of ornaments. Class Dates: November 16, 2020 - November 16, 2020
AcrylicPaintPour Spring Flower
80055 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 4 $29 Add
Pour Your Art Out – Acrylic Paint Pouring Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Students will mix more than one paint color in a cup and then “pour” it on the canvas or surface. The paints mix as they leave the cup blending the colors and creating interesting and sometimes unexpected colors and results. Students will then tilt the canvas or surface back and forth to move the paint, cover the sides and create a composition that they find pleasing. Gravity creates the painting for you! If time permits, students will have the option to paint pour rocks in every class. Recommended: paint shirt/apron. All classes cost $29 each per person and all supplies are included. The class will be in the back of room 3K4 and taught by local artist, Cathy Marlatt. Check out the instructors Facebook page “CJM Fluid Art Creations”. (Ages 10 & Up) Lots of Spring Flowers String pull flowers. Class Dates: November 9, 2020 - November 9, 2020
AcrylicPaintPour String Flower
80049 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 4 $29 Add
Pour Your Art Out – Acrylic Paint Pouring Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Students will mix more than one paint color in a cup and then “pour” it on the canvas or surface. The paints mix as they leave the cup blending the colors and creating interesting and sometimes unexpected colors and results. Students will then tilt the canvas or surface back and forth to move the paint, cover the sides and create a composition that they find pleasing. Gravity creates the painting for you! If time permits, students will have the option to paint pour rocks in every class. Recommended: paint shirt/apron. All classes cost $29 each per person and all supplies are included. The class will be in the back of room 3K4 and taught by local artist, Cathy Marlatt. Check out the instructors Facebook page “CJM Fluid Art Creations”. (Ages 10 & Up) String Flowers Pull string through the paint to make flowers. Class Dates: September 28, 2020 - September 28, 2020
AcrylicPaintPour Swipe
80057 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 3 $29 Add
Pour Your Art Out – Acrylic Paint Pouring Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Students will mix more than one paint color in a cup and then “pour” it on the canvas or surface. The paints mix as they leave the cup blending the colors and creating interesting and sometimes unexpected colors and results. Students will then tilt the canvas or surface back and forth to move the paint, cover the sides and create a composition that they find pleasing. Gravity creates the painting for you! If time permits, students will have the option to paint pour rocks in every class. Recommended: paint shirt/apron. All classes cost $29 each per person and all supplies are included. The class will be in the back of room 3K4 and taught by local artist, Cathy Marlatt. Check out the instructors Facebook page “CJM Fluid Art Creations”. (Ages 10 & Up) Swipe Pour paint on canvas & “swipe” white paint over top. Class Dates: November 30, 2020 - November 30, 2020
AcrylicPaintPour Tree Ring Swi
80050 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 3K04 4 $29 Add
Pour Your Art Out – Acrylic Paint Pouring Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paints to create an art piece. Students will mix more than one paint color in a cup and then “pour” it on the canvas or surface. The paints mix as they leave the cup blending the colors and creating interesting and sometimes unexpected colors and results. Students will then tilt the canvas or surface back and forth to move the paint, cover the sides and create a composition that they find pleasing. Gravity creates the painting for you! If time permits, students will have the option to paint pour rocks in every class. Recommended: paint shirt/apron. All classes cost $29 each per person and all supplies are included. The class will be in the back of room 3K4 and taught by local artist, Cathy Marlatt. Check out the instructors Facebook page “CJM Fluid Art Creations”. (Ages 10 & Up) Tree Ring Swirl Mixing, layering, and pouring paint in a small swirl to create a tree ring effect. Class Dates: October 5, 2020 - October 5, 2020
Basics of Solar Electricity
80091 T 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. 2K02 15 $20 Add
Basics of Solar Electricity Due to the demand for clean sources of energy, the use of solar cells to convert sunlight into electricity has expanded dramatically in recent years. Learn the basics of photovoltaic, also known as solar electricity. Dr. Vogl will explain what it is, how it works, and the advantages of a solar system. The cost of installing a solar system as well as sources of financial assistance will also be discussed. If you are thinking about using the sun’s energy as a source of electricity in your home, this class is a great place to get started. Dr. Robert Vogl has taught numerous solar workshops throughout North America, Europe and South America. He has served as President of the Illinois Renewable Energy Association for the past 17 years. Dr. Vogl’s home and small farm are solar powered. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 13, 2020 - October 13, 2020
Crocheting 101
80065 M 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2L07 7 $100
Crocheting 101 Crochet is a great craft and in this class students will learn to create a beautiful square sampler afghan. This is a great class for a beginner or someone who would like to improve their skill level. Learn chain, single, double, rib, and triple stiches. Intermediate techniques include the basket weave, decreasing, increasing, the shell, working in rounds, and working from charts. Students will learn crocheting abbreviations and the anatomy of the crochet hook. Joining yarn, sewing squares together and weaving in the yarn ends will all be covered. Students will take home a sampler afghan by the end of class. A supply list will be emailed to registered students. Check out your instructor’s blog at crochetwithpassion.wordpress.com (Ages 12 & Up) Class Dates: September 14, 2020 - December 7, 2020
EO: Medicine Cabinet Makeover
80088 Th 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2K02 1 $35 Add
Essential Oils: Medicine Cabinet Makeover Make natural wellness a priority in your medicine cabinet. In this course you will learn which oils help with common issues such as seasonal threats, skin irritations, digestive discomfort, head and neck tension, and more. Using oils to support your body’s natural processes in dealing with common issues is safe, natural, and without fear of side effects. You will get the opportunity to mix your own blend to take home. Supplies are included in the cost of the class. This workshop is scheduled on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 8, 2020 - October 15, 2020
Essential Oils 101
80087 Th 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2K02 0 $35 Contact
Essential oils are natural and used to promote health and wellness. Essential oils can be used to relieve discomfort, promote restful sleep, support and boost your immune system, reduce tension, ease stressful feelings and much more. You’ll learn how to incorporate essential oils into your daily life and get the opportunity to mix your own blend to take home. Supplies are included in the cost of the class. This workshop is scheduled on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: September 17, 2020 - September 24, 2020
Explore Self Publishing Option
80075 T 8:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. ONLINE 30 $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. All the Business & Writing classes will be held online using a secure Zoom Education Account. A detailed tutorial on how to access the class will be sent to students prior to class day, and then another email will be sent with login information and digital materials the day of class. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 6, 2020 - October 6, 2020
Fall Container Garden Demo
80081 Th 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 1EMA 26 $15 Add
Container Gardens Students will be shown the steps to create unique container gardens for the fall and winter seasons utilizing materials from the home landscape. Classes will be demonstrated in room 1K4 by local landscaper James J. Brown. This class is scheduled to be on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 1, 2020 - October 1, 2020
Get Your Manuscript Critiqued
80080 Th 7:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 30 $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.) All the Business & Writing classes will be held online using a secure Zoom Education Account. A detailed tutorial on how to access the class will be sent to students prior to class day, and then another email will be sent with login information and digital materials the day of class. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 8, 2020 - October 8, 2020
Guide to Getting Published
80074 T 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 30 $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! All the Business & Writing classes will be held online using a secure Zoom Education Account. A detailed tutorial on how to access the class will be sent to students prior to class day, and then another email will be sent with login information and digital materials the day of class. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 6, 2020 - October 6, 2020
Guide to starting a Free Blog
80077 W 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 29 $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. All the Business & Writing classes will be held online using a secure Zoom Education Account. A detailed tutorial on how to access the class will be sent to students prior to class day, and then another email will be sent with login information and digital materials the day of class. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 7, 2020 - October 7, 2020
Herbal Medicine Making
80089 T 6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. 2M07 5 $50
Foundations of Herbal Medicine Making You have heard the stories that herbs are good for you, but how can you bring the power of plants and their wellness potential into your life? In this course, students will go over Herbalism basics. You will gain the knowledge and confidence in wild crafting, harvesting, drying, 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. The required textbook is included in the cost of the class. This workshop is scheduled on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: September 22, 2020 - September 29, 2020
Honey Bee Winter Preparation
80058 M 5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. 2K02 14 $35
Honey Bee Winter Preparation This course will cover the honey season and how to prepare the bees for winter. This course is scheduled to be on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: September 21, 2020 - October 5, 2020
Intro to Screenwriting
80073 T 5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. ONLINE 30 $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. All the Business & Writing classes will be held online using a secure Zoom Education Account. A detailed tutorial on how to access the class will be sent to students prior to class day, and then another email will be sent with login information and digital materials the day of class. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 6, 2020 - October 6, 2020
Singing with Sign
80059 A 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. ONLINE 18 $50 Add
Singing with Sign Learn basic sign language through song. Students will learn the art of communication and basic vocabulary, and putting it to music in simple songs. Families are welcome to learn together. The class will be conducted online through Google Meets. Class invitation and materials will be sent to students via email by the instructor. (Ages 5 & Up) Class Dates: October 3, 2020 - October 3, 2020
Topical Herbal & Natural Body
80090 T 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 2M07 5 $50 Add
Topical Herbal Preparations and Natural Body Care Have you ever wondered how to use backyard herbs to make healing salves, exfoliating sugar scrubs, or even room sprays? In this course, students will learn how to make multiple herbal preparations and body care products, including a lotion bar and lip balms. Students are required to bring two favorite essential oils, a 4 ounce glass amber spritz bottle, and a pint-sized mason jar. The required textbook is included in the cost of the class. This workshop is scheduled on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: October 20, 2020 - October 27, 2020
Winter Container Garden Demo
80082 Th 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 1EMA 27 $15 Add
Container Gardens Students will be shown the steps to create unique container gardens for the fall and winter seasons utilizing materials from the home landscape. Classes will be demonstrated in room 1K4 by local landscaper James J. Brown. This class is scheduled to be on campus, but may be moved online depending on COVID-19 safety precautions. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 8, 2020 - October 8, 2020
Writing 4 Online Blogs etc..
80076 W 5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. ONLINE 29 $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). All the Business & Writing classes will be held online using a secure Zoom Education Account. A detailed tutorial on how to access the class will be sent to students prior to class day, and then another email will be sent with login information and digital materials the day of class. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 7, 2020 - October 7, 2020
You Can Uke!
80066 A 09:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 1C01 13 $109
You Can Uke! 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: September 19, 2020 - September 19, 2020
10 Hour General Industry OSHA
80040 W 08:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. 2K02 20 $309 Add
10 Hour General Industry (OSHA) Participants will learn the major provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. The instructor will cover new and updated information on the regulations. Primary topics include; the inspection and citation process, the new working and walking surfaces, emergency plans and exit routes, Global Harmonization System (GHS), electrical safety, machine guarding, and updated illness and injury recordkeeping requirements. This course can be customized to meet the participant’s needs. Recommended for managers, supervisors, team leaders, and members of a company safety committee. Participants will receive handouts during class plus an OSHA 10-Hour General Industry card upon completion. Coffee and breakfast pastry will be available to students during each class. Lunch will be provided on the first day of class only. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 28, 2020 - October 28, 2020
10 Hour General Industry OSHA
80040 Th 08:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 2K02 20 $309 Add
10 Hour General Industry (OSHA) Participants will learn the major provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. The instructor will cover new and updated information on the regulations. Primary topics include; the inspection and citation process, the new working and walking surfaces, emergency plans and exit routes, Global Harmonization System (GHS), electrical safety, machine guarding, and updated illness and injury recordkeeping requirements. This course can be customized to meet the participant’s needs. Recommended for managers, supervisors, team leaders, and members of a company safety committee. Participants will receive handouts during class plus an OSHA 10-Hour General Industry card upon completion. Coffee and breakfast pastry will be available to students during each class. Lunch will be provided on the first day of class only. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 29, 2020 - October 29, 2020
Dental Assisting
80007 MW 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. 2K02 1 $1299 Add
Dental Assisting Program with Clinical Externship The 60 hour Dental Assisting Program prepares students for entry-level positions in one of the fastest growing health care positions. Students become familiarized with all areas of pre-clinical dental assisting and are provided training in the skills required to function as an assistant in the dental practice. This course covers the following key areas and topics – Administrative Aspects include: the history of dentistry and dental assisting, introduction to the dental office, the legal aspects of dentistry, policies, and guidelines. Clinical Aspects include: introduction to oral anatomy, dental operatory, dental equipment, introduction to tooth structure, primary and permanent teeth, the oral cavity and related structures, proper patient positioning, dental hand-pieces, sterilization, and other areas. In addition to entry-level administrative jobs, this course is ideal for students interested in pursuing a future formal Dental Hygienist program. Clinical Externship: As part of this Dental Assisting program, you will be eligible to participate in a 40 hour clinical externship. To be eligible for the clinical, students must successfully complete the 60 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements. If the program does not meet the minimum enrollment or the on campus class is cancelled due to COVID-19 safety procedures, students can enroll into the online program. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 5, 2020 - December 7, 2020
EMT Basic
80004 A 08:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. 1H16 0 $749 Contact
This Emergency Medical Technician Basic course is designed to train police, fire, rescue personnel and persons interested in the techniques of prehospital emergency care. Students will gain the knowledge and skills to provide basic emergency medical assistance to people in need. The curriculum, developed by the U.S. Department of Transportation, prepares students for the National & State certification examinations. An EMT is trained to respond to emergency situations and provide efficient and immediate care to the ill and injured. They transport patients to an appropriate medical facility. The EMT possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate interventions at the scene and during transport. EMTs function as part of comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight, and function with basic interventions and equipment. This extensive course combines reading, lecture, computer-based and on-line learning, significant study time, and practical labs. Skills taught include all areas of patient assessment (medical, cardiac, pediatric, and trauma), airway management, splinting, and appropriate interventions. This demanding course requires significant reading, computer skills, and participatory effort by the EMT candidate. Course is 184-plus hours of classroom training, clinical experience, and field experience. After successful completion, the candidate qualifies to sit for the national exam and certification in Illinois. Qualifications: Aptitudes required for EMT work are good physical stamina, endurance, and body conditions to handle significant lifting, stooping and walking. Students must balance items and patients in excess of a minimum of 125 pounds. To be certified as an EMT, candidates must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), at the time of class completion. Students will complete 16 hours of clinical with at least 10 hours of patient contact hours outside of the scheduled class time. Call 815.835.6212 or email brenda.helms@svcc.edu for more information. Registration is available online. Class Dates: September 19, 2020 - September 19, 2020
EMT Basic
80004 A 08:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. 1H16 0 $749 Contact
This Emergency Medical Technician Basic course is designed to train police, fire, rescue personnel and persons interested in the techniques of prehospital emergency care. Students will gain the knowledge and skills to provide basic emergency medical assistance to people in need. The curriculum, developed by the U.S. Department of Transportation, prepares students for the National & State certification examinations. An EMT is trained to respond to emergency situations and provide efficient and immediate care to the ill and injured. They transport patients to an appropriate medical facility. The EMT possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate interventions at the scene and during transport. EMTs function as part of comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight, and function with basic interventions and equipment. This extensive course combines reading, lecture, computer-based and on-line learning, significant study time, and practical labs. Skills taught include all areas of patient assessment (medical, cardiac, pediatric, and trauma), airway management, splinting, and appropriate interventions. This demanding course requires significant reading, computer skills, and participatory effort by the EMT candidate. Course is 184-plus hours of classroom training, clinical experience, and field experience. After successful completion, the candidate qualifies to sit for the national exam and certification in Illinois. Qualifications: Aptitudes required for EMT work are good physical stamina, endurance, and body conditions to handle significant lifting, stooping and walking. Students must balance items and patients in excess of a minimum of 125 pounds. To be certified as an EMT, candidates must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), at the time of class completion. Students will complete 16 hours of clinical with at least 10 hours of patient contact hours outside of the scheduled class time. Call 815.835.6212 or email brenda.helms@svcc.edu for more information. Registration is available online. Class Dates: October 24, 2020 - October 24, 2020
EMT Basic
80004 A 08:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. 1H16 0 $749 Contact
This Emergency Medical Technician Basic course is designed to train police, fire, rescue personnel and persons interested in the techniques of prehospital emergency care. Students will gain the knowledge and skills to provide basic emergency medical assistance to people in need. The curriculum, developed by the U.S. Department of Transportation, prepares students for the National & State certification examinations. An EMT is trained to respond to emergency situations and provide efficient and immediate care to the ill and injured. They transport patients to an appropriate medical facility. The EMT possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate interventions at the scene and during transport. EMTs function as part of comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight, and function with basic interventions and equipment. This extensive course combines reading, lecture, computer-based and on-line learning, significant study time, and practical labs. Skills taught include all areas of patient assessment (medical, cardiac, pediatric, and trauma), airway management, splinting, and appropriate interventions. This demanding course requires significant reading, computer skills, and participatory effort by the EMT candidate. Course is 184-plus hours of classroom training, clinical experience, and field experience. After successful completion, the candidate qualifies to sit for the national exam and certification in Illinois. Qualifications: Aptitudes required for EMT work are good physical stamina, endurance, and body conditions to handle significant lifting, stooping and walking. Students must balance items and patients in excess of a minimum of 125 pounds. To be certified as an EMT, candidates must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), at the time of class completion. Students will complete 16 hours of clinical with at least 10 hours of patient contact hours outside of the scheduled class time. Call 815.835.6212 or email brenda.helms@svcc.edu for more information. Registration is available online. Class Dates: November 7, 2020 - November 7, 2020
EMT Basic
80004 A 08:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 1H16 0 $749 Contact
This Emergency Medical Technician Basic course is designed to train police, fire, rescue personnel and persons interested in the techniques of prehospital emergency care. Students will gain the knowledge and skills to provide basic emergency medical assistance to people in need. The curriculum, developed by the U.S. Department of Transportation, prepares students for the National & State certification examinations. An EMT is trained to respond to emergency situations and provide efficient and immediate care to the ill and injured. They transport patients to an appropriate medical facility. The EMT possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate interventions at the scene and during transport. EMTs function as part of comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight, and function with basic interventions and equipment. This extensive course combines reading, lecture, computer-based and on-line learning, significant study time, and practical labs. Skills taught include all areas of patient assessment (medical, cardiac, pediatric, and trauma), airway management, splinting, and appropriate interventions. This demanding course requires significant reading, computer skills, and participatory effort by the EMT candidate. Course is 184-plus hours of classroom training, clinical experience, and field experience. After successful completion, the candidate qualifies to sit for the national exam and certification in Illinois. Qualifications: Aptitudes required for EMT work are good physical stamina, endurance, and body conditions to handle significant lifting, stooping and walking. Students must balance items and patients in excess of a minimum of 125 pounds. To be certified as an EMT, candidates must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), at the time of class completion. Students will complete 16 hours of clinical with at least 10 hours of patient contact hours outside of the scheduled class time. Call 815.835.6212 or email brenda.helms@svcc.edu for more information. Registration is available online. Class Dates: November 21, 2020 - November 21, 2020
EMT Basic
80004 MW 6:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. 1H16 0 $749 Contact
This Emergency Medical Technician Basic course is designed to train police, fire, rescue personnel and persons interested in the techniques of prehospital emergency care. Students will gain the knowledge and skills to provide basic emergency medical assistance to people in need. The curriculum, developed by the U.S. Department of Transportation, prepares students for the National & State certification examinations. An EMT is trained to respond to emergency situations and provide efficient and immediate care to the ill and injured. They transport patients to an appropriate medical facility. The EMT possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate interventions at the scene and during transport. EMTs function as part of comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight, and function with basic interventions and equipment. This extensive course combines reading, lecture, computer-based and on-line learning, significant study time, and practical labs. Skills taught include all areas of patient assessment (medical, cardiac, pediatric, and trauma), airway management, splinting, and appropriate interventions. This demanding course requires significant reading, computer skills, and participatory effort by the EMT candidate. Course is 184-plus hours of classroom training, clinical experience, and field experience. After successful completion, the candidate qualifies to sit for the national exam and certification in Illinois. Qualifications: Aptitudes required for EMT work are good physical stamina, endurance, and body conditions to handle significant lifting, stooping and walking. Students must balance items and patients in excess of a minimum of 125 pounds. To be certified as an EMT, candidates must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), at the time of class completion. Students will complete 16 hours of clinical with at least 10 hours of patient contact hours outside of the scheduled class time. Call 815.835.6212 or email brenda.helms@svcc.edu for more information. Registration is available online. Class Dates: August 17, 2020 - December 14, 2020
EMT Basic
80004 MW 6:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. 1H18 0 $749 Contact
This Emergency Medical Technician Basic course is designed to train police, fire, rescue personnel and persons interested in the techniques of prehospital emergency care. Students will gain the knowledge and skills to provide basic emergency medical assistance to people in need. The curriculum, developed by the U.S. Department of Transportation, prepares students for the National & State certification examinations. An EMT is trained to respond to emergency situations and provide efficient and immediate care to the ill and injured. They transport patients to an appropriate medical facility. The EMT possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate interventions at the scene and during transport. EMTs function as part of comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight, and function with basic interventions and equipment. This extensive course combines reading, lecture, computer-based and on-line learning, significant study time, and practical labs. Skills taught include all areas of patient assessment (medical, cardiac, pediatric, and trauma), airway management, splinting, and appropriate interventions. This demanding course requires significant reading, computer skills, and participatory effort by the EMT candidate. Course is 184-plus hours of classroom training, clinical experience, and field experience. After successful completion, the candidate qualifies to sit for the national exam and certification in Illinois. Qualifications: Aptitudes required for EMT work are good physical stamina, endurance, and body conditions to handle significant lifting, stooping and walking. Students must balance items and patients in excess of a minimum of 125 pounds. To be certified as an EMT, candidates must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), at the time of class completion. Students will complete 16 hours of clinical with at least 10 hours of patient contact hours outside of the scheduled class time. Call 815.835.6212 or email brenda.helms@svcc.edu for more information. Registration is available online. Class Dates: August 17, 2020 - December 14, 2020
Explore 250 Home Based Busines
80071 M 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ONLINE 28 $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! All the Business & Writing classes will be held online using a secure Zoom Education Account. A detailed tutorial on how to access the class will be sent to students prior to class day, and then another email will be sent with login information and digital materials the day of class. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 5, 2020 - October 5, 2020
Food Service Sanitation
80036 T 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 2M05 10 $149 Add
Develop the knowledge and responsibility for food sanitation operations. Qualify for the 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 can purchase the 7th Edition of the ServSafe Managers textbook with exam scan sheet online or from Follett Bookstore on SVCC’s Campus. (Ages 15 & Up) Class Dates: October 27, 2020 - November 17, 2020
Food Service Sanitation 1 Day
80038 A 08:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. 2K02 6 $139 Add
Food Service Sanitation – 1 day class 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: October 3, 2020 - October 3, 2020
Forklift Operation Safety
80039 W 09:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 2K02 10 $129 Add
Forklift Operation Safety Train-the-Trainer In this classroom train-the-trainer session, participants will leave with the information and materials to develop an in-house training program. Topics will cover the classroom, performance and evaluation requirements of the Powered Industrial Truck Standard. Not: Hands on driving is not included in this class. Coffee and breakfast pastry will be available to students during class. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: September 30, 2020 - September 30, 2020
Make $ w/Virtual Assistant
80072 M 8:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. ONLINE 30 $30 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! All the Business & Writing classes will be held online using a secure Zoom Education Account. A detailed tutorial on how to access the class will be sent to students prior to class day, and then another email will be sent with login information and digital materials the day of class. (Ages 16 & Up) Class Dates: October 5, 2020 - October 5, 2020
Medical Billing & Coding
80006 TTh 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. ONLINE 7 $1799 Add
This combined 80 hour billing and coding course offers the skills needed to solve insurance billing problems, 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 If the program does not meet the minimum enrollment or the on campus class is cancelled due to COVID-19 safety procedures, students can enroll into the online program. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: September 29, 2020 - December 20, 2020
Monetize Websites, Blogs etc
80079 Th 6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. ONLINE 30 $30 Add
All the Business & Writing classes will be held online using a secure Zoom Education Account. A detailed tutorial on how to access the class will be sent to students prior to class day, and then another email will be sent with login information and digital materials the day of class. (Ages 16 & Up)$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: October 8, 2020 - October 8, 2020
Pharmacy Technician
80043 TTh 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. ONLINE 7 $1299 Add
Pharmacy Technician Program with Clinical Externship 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 lectures 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. If the program does not meet the minimum enrollment or the on campus class is cancelled due to COVID-19 safety procedures, students can enroll into the online program. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 6, 2020 - December 1, 2020
Phlebotomy Technician
80041 TTh 5:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. 3K04 1 $1799
Phlebotomy Technician with Clinical Externship This 100 hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares students to collect blood specimens for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom and lab work includes terminology, anatomy and physiology, blood collection procedures, specimen hands-on practice, and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. The students will have a clinical externship experience and will have 100 total classroom hours and 100 sticks which is required for ASCP certification. Students are required to have scrubs, current physical, and immunizations records for the clinical (costs are NOT included in the cost of the class). The required immunizations are TB, Varicella, MMR, and TDap. The optional immunizations are Hepatitis B and Flu shot (seasonal). Clinical time will be scheduled around class time. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: September 8, 2020 - December 17, 2020
Veterinary Assistant
80042 A 09:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. 3K04 10 $1899 Add
This 100 hour Veterinary Assistant program introduces students to the exciting and growing field of veterinary medicine. Students will learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. This program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. Administrative duties, such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable are also emphasized to provide the student with the skills necessary to maintain an efficient front office. Students will enjoy learning through classroom lectures as well as hands-on labs. Note: this program does not include a national or state certification or a clinical rotation as part of its overall objectives. If the program does not meet the minimum enrollment or the on campus class is cancelled due to COVID-19 safety procedures, students can enroll into the online program. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 10, 2020 - October 10, 2020
Veterinary Assistant
80042 A 09:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. 3K04 10 $1899 Add
This 100 hour Veterinary Assistant program introduces students to the exciting and growing field of veterinary medicine. Students will learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. This program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. Administrative duties, such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable are also emphasized to provide the student with the skills necessary to maintain an efficient front office. Students will enjoy learning through classroom lectures as well as hands-on labs. Note: this program does not include a national or state certification or a clinical rotation as part of its overall objectives. If the program does not meet the minimum enrollment or the on campus class is cancelled due to COVID-19 safety procedures, students can enroll into the online program. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: October 24, 2020 - October 24, 2020
Veterinary Assistant
80042 A 09:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. 3K04 10 $1899 Add
This 100 hour Veterinary Assistant program introduces students to the exciting and growing field of veterinary medicine. Students will learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. This program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. Administrative duties, such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable are also emphasized to provide the student with the skills necessary to maintain an efficient front office. Students will enjoy learning through classroom lectures as well as hands-on labs. Note: this program does not include a national or state certification or a clinical rotation as part of its overall objectives. If the program does not meet the minimum enrollment or the on campus class is cancelled due to COVID-19 safety procedures, students can enroll into the online program. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: November 7, 2020 - November 7, 2020
Veterinary Assistant
80042 A 09:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. 3K04 10 $1899 Add
This 100 hour Veterinary Assistant program introduces students to the exciting and growing field of veterinary medicine. Students will learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. This program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. Administrative duties, such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable are also emphasized to provide the student with the skills necessary to maintain an efficient front office. Students will enjoy learning through classroom lectures as well as hands-on labs. Note: this program does not include a national or state certification or a clinical rotation as part of its overall objectives. If the program does not meet the minimum enrollment or the on campus class is cancelled due to COVID-19 safety procedures, students can enroll into the online program. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: November 21, 2020 - November 21, 2020
Veterinary Assistant
80042 MW 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. 3K04 10 $1899 Add
This 100 hour Veterinary Assistant program introduces students to the exciting and growing field of veterinary medicine. Students will learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. This program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. Administrative duties, such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable are also emphasized to provide the student with the skills necessary to maintain an efficient front office. Students will enjoy learning through classroom lectures as well as hands-on labs. Note: this program does not include a national or state certification or a clinical rotation as part of its overall objectives. If the program does not meet the minimum enrollment or the on campus class is cancelled due to COVID-19 safety procedures, students can enroll into the online program. (Ages 18 & Up) Class Dates: September 28, 2020 - December 14, 2020
Frozen Musical
80002 A 09:00 a.m.- 8:30 p.m. 3K04 28 $149 Add
November 21, 2020 - November 21, 2020