KCC Continuing Ed summer 2014 classes
Check out our Continuing Education and Career Services courses for summer 2013. Choose from computer classes, professional development, personal development, Small Business courses and more!
SUMMER 2014 PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT Safely Caring for Your Family Member Hospice of Kankakee Valley staff will share tips for caring for a family member such as how to safely transfer someone from a chair to a bed, give a bed bath, feed someone and care for their skin. Other topics include info on healthcare equipment, and understanding the stages of dementia. Free, but registration is required. LECT 9500.A11 • Wed., July 23 1-2:30 p.m. • KCC Room M112 CERTIFICATION PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT NEW! Delegating with Purpose Leaders will learn delegation skills as well as gaining the commitment of team members, developing individual skills, and enhancing the overall capability and capacity of teams. Topics will include identifying tasks delegate, selecting appropriate individuals, assessing capabilities and commitment, and planning the delegation discussion. Instructor: MariBeth Hearn. $145, includes materials. LEAD 9040.A11 • Tues., July 1 8 a.m. - noon • KCC Room D123 CNA Re-Certification A process for those who are no longer on the Illinois Health Care Worker Registry. 4-steps to re-certify: Body Sculpting 1. Call the Illinois Department of Public Health at 217-785-5133 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and ask if you are eligible to recertify. If yes, request a recertification packet. 2. Complete a fingerprint-based criminal history records check. Fingerprint background check cost varies based upon the IDPH-vendor the applicant chooses. Do not proceed to the next step until the criminal history check is successfully completed. 3. Schedule a date and time to complete the 21 manual skills test with an IDPH-approved evaluator. The cost for the 21 manual skills test is $199. To schedule a time, contact KCC’s Office of Continuing Education and Career Services at 815-802-8207. Upon successful completion of the manual skills test, IDPH will mail you a second packet to register for the written exam. 4. Register to take the written exam. The written exam fee is $65. To receive a list of dates for the written test, contact KCC’s Health Careers Division at 815-802-8800. In this 30-minute blast of resistance training, you will utilize bands and weights to sculpt your body. Please wear workout clothes such as T-shirts, shorts, sweats and gym shoes. Locker rooms are available. Instructor: Yvonne Mills. $60. FITN 9000.A13 • Mon. & Wed., Sept. 8 to Dec. 10 12-12:30 p.m. • Room G107 NEW! Coaching for Peak Performance Effective coaching is an important driver of team member performance. By teaching the importance of three coaching techniques and how to effectively handle both proactive and reactive coaching discussions, this course helps leaders learn to have more effective and efficient interactions. Instructor: MariBeth Hearn. $145, includes materials. LEAD 9050.A13 • Tues., Aug. 5 8 a.m. - noon • KCC Room D123 Training for the Trainer Classes for younger kids are listed first. Phone 815-802-8206 or visit www.kcc.edu/ college4kids for complete information or a brochure. What Can You Make from Junk Mail, Newspapers & Magazines? 6/16, 6/17 & 6/18 Rocking the Rock Cycle! 7/15, 7/17, 7/22 & 7/24 Scrapbook Your Memories 6/16, 6/17 & 6/18 Drawing with the Ed Emberley Series 7/21, 7/22 & 7/23 Intro to Improv 7/15, 7/17, 7/22 & 7/24 Star Wars™: Droid Battle 6/16, 6/17 & 6/18 Superhero Robotics 7/14, 7/15 & 7/16 LEGO® Moviemaking: Star Wars™ 6/16, 6/17 & 6/18 & 7/16 LEGO® Moviemaking: Superheroes 7/14, 7/15 Career Focus 6/23, 6/24, 6/25 & 6/26 Keyboarding for Kids 7/14, 7/15, 7/16, 7/21, 7/22 & 7/23 Intro to Improv 7/15, 7/17, 7/22 & 7/24 CPR Healthcare Provider Includes the information, training, demonstration and practice necessary to pass the CPR Healthcare Provider written examination and perform adult, child and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation acceptable to the American Heart Association (AHA). After successful completion, participants will receive an AHA certification card. Instructor: Sheree Wertz. $105, includes the AHA required textbook. Class notes: Textbooks should be picked up from the Continuing Education office prior to the first class. No refunds after the registration deadline. WELL 9006.Q11 • Wed., July 9 5-9 p.m. • KCC Room D123 WELL 9006.Q13 • Wed., Aug. 13 5-9 p.m. • KCC Room D123 If you are preparing to be a professional trainer or do some training as part of your job, these sessions are for you. The seminar will cover how to create and deliver engaging, compelling workshops with simple training outlines and handouts; creative teaching skills; and a comprehensive evaluation. You’ll learn to make the process (preparation – exciting presentation – follow-up) seem effortless. Instructor: Kris Condon. $199, includes materials. BSNS 351D.A13 • Thurs., Aug. 28, Sept. 4, 11, & 18 1-5 p.m. • KCC Rooms D122 & D123 Food Sanitation and Safety Professional Truck Driver Training Jobs are waiting...call today! • 120 hours of yard and road skills • 40 hours of classroom study Illinois Secretary of State administered Class A road test • Class size is limited • Courses start every month Information: 815-932-0211 or email cdl@ kcc.edu The training office is at 231 E. Broadway in Bradley, second floor of the Hoover Building. This course prepares individuals for the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals (NFRSP) exam, which is approved by the state of Illinois and the Conference for Food Protection. This certification is recognized nationwide and is valid for five years. The exam will be the last two hours of the second class. $139, includes book. Exam retakes are $35, with payment made prior to retake. After you pass the exam, the Illinois Department of Public Health will bill you an additional $35 for the state certification. Class note: Handouts can be picked up prior to the first class. HLTH 520A.A11 • Tues., July 1 & Mon., July 7 • 4-10 p.m. KCC Room D124 • $139 HLTH 520A.A13 • Tues., Aug. 26 • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Fri., Aug. 29 • 8 a.m. - noon KCC Room D123 • $139 HLTH 520A.A23 • Fri., Sept. 12 • 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. and Fri., Sept. 19 • 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. KCC Room D123 • $139 New requirements for re-certification: As of July 1, 2014, the Illinois Department of Public Health will not accept a five-hour food sanitation refresher course for recertification. To comply with new requirements, complete the eight-hour Food Sanitation and Safety course and pass the exam every five years. Train for Road Construction & Union Apprenticeships Do you have a valid driver’s license? Are you 18 years or older, have your high school diploma or GED and have an interest in working in the construction trades? If YES, contact us today! You might be eligible for the Highway Construction Careers Training Program. Applications available at Kankakee Community College in the Workforce Development Center: 100 College Drive, Kankakee KCC is located off River Road. Online directions: www.kcc.edu/directions Applicants will be notified of orientation/testing dates. Orientation includes a basic education assessment and time for questions and answers. Contact: John Willard • email@example.com Highway Construction Careers Training Program at KCC www.kcc.edu/hcctp KCC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Illinois Department of Transportation, the Illinois Community College Board and the participating community colleges do not guarantee employment upon a trainees’ graduation from the Highway Construction Careers Training Program. Here's how to enroll 1. Go to www.kcc.edu/comejoinus 2. Choose your course(s) 3. Click “submit” and follow the instructions Phone 815-802-8207 • Hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Closed Fridays in June & July ONLINE CLASSES Where would you like to learn today? With Ed2Go online classes, you can enroll and learn anywhere there’s an internet connection. Classes are project-oriented and include lessons, quizzes, handson assignments, discussion areas, links and more. More information and a full list of classes is at www.ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Start today! More than 200 online courses are offered. Start on one of these dates: July 16, Aug. 20 or Sept. 17 COMPUTERS Intro to Microsoft® Word 2010 Learn to use the Word window; edit documents; move and copy text; use character and paragraph formatting; create and manage tables; control page layout (headers, footers, margins, page breaks); and proof and print documents. Microsoft Office Specialist examination objectives will be covered. Instructor: Kris Condon. $125, includes text. Class notes: Prerequisite is Introduction to Microsoft Windows or equivalent experience. 8 ISBE CPDUs available to Illinois teachers. DAPR 333A.Q21 • Tues. & Thurs., July 8 & 10 5:30-9:30 p.m. • KCC Room D122 SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT Pre-Business Workshop This seminar will provide first-hand advice on what to expect when starting a small business. Bring your questions and learn about the free services to assist you in your business venture. Instructor: Ken Crite. $10. SBDC 9000.Q21 • Wed., June 11 6-9 p.m. • KCC North Extension Center Room N114 SBDC 9000.Q31 • Wed., July 30 6-9 p.m. • KCC North Extension Center Room N114 SBDC 9000.Q13 • Wed., Aug. 20 6-9 p.m. • KCC North Extension Center Room N114 For Educators Guided Reading: Strategies for the Differentiated Classroom - 24 contact hours Survival Kit for New Teachers - 24 contact hrs. Homeschool with Success - 24 contact hrs. Intro to Microsoft® Excel 2010 For Healthcare Certificate in Integrative Mental Health - 19 contact hhrs. Certificate in Gerontology - 44 contact hrs. Certificate in Stress Management - 14 contact hrs. For the Professional Business Finance for Non-Finance Personnel - 24 contact hrs. Interpersonal Communication - 24 contact hrs. Effective Selling - 24 contact hrs. Learn to use the Excel window, enter and edit data, modify and format worksheets, use functions, choose printing options, create charts, and use the basic web capabilities of Excel. Microsoft Office Specialist examination objectives will be covered. Instructor: Kris Condon. $125, includes text. Class notes: Prerequisite is Introduction to Microsoft Windows or equivalent experience. 8 ISBE CPDUs available to Illinois teachers. DAPR 332A.Q21 • Tues. & Thurs., July 22 & 24 5:30-9:30 p.m. • KCC Room D122 How to Promote Your Business on a Shoestring Budget Many times, small business owners have limited funds to advertise and market their business. This session will share tips to market and promote your business with limited funds. Participate in an open discussion and learn new ideas to market and promote your business without spending all of the profits. Instructor: Susette Cole. $15. SBDC 9010.Q21 • Wed., July 23 6-8 p.m. KCC North Extension Center Room N114 Intro to Microsoft® PowerPoint 2007 For Fun Genealogy Basics - 24 contact hrs. Luscious, Low-Fat, Lightning-Quick Meals - 24 contact hrs. Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera - 24 contact hrs. We know training! Generate fresh ideas and results at your next training. The Continuing Education & Career Services staff is available to create customized training for your staff. Call today to start the stress-free experience! We offer clean, comfortable training rooms, AV set-up, lunch catered on-site and continuing education credits awarded. We can bring the training to your site, too! Contact Mary Posing at 815-802-8202 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information. Get an overview of PowerPoint: building presentations, formatting slides, using drawing tools and graphics, working with tables and charts, modifying presentations, working with the Slide Master, and proofing and delivering presentations. Microsoft Office Specialist examination objectives will be covered. Instructor: Kris Condon. $125, includes text. Class notes: Prerequisite is Introduction to Microsoft Windows or equivalent experience. 8 ISBE CPDUs available to Illinois teachers. DAPR 339A.Q11 • Tues. & Thurs., July 29 & 31 5:30-9:30 p.m. • KCC Room D122 Record Keeping for Small Business At this seminar, small business owners will learn how to get their financial affairs in order, including finding files and records and perfecting a bookkeeping system. Participants will learn how to set up and use a manual bookkeeping system; the advantages of using computer software to track expenses; basic record keeping requirements for payroll; setting up a filing system that works; and understanding basic terms that bankers and accountants use. Instructor: Susan Legris, C.P.A. $40, includes materials. SBDC 9006.Q11 • Thurs., July 17 7-9 p.m. • KCC North Extension Center Room N114 How to Apply for a Small Business Loan If you are interested in small business financing, this session is designed for you. Topics will include what the bank will expect in your business proposal, how to properly prepare a loan proposal and free resources available to assist with the process. Instructor: Ken Crite. $10. SBDC 9002.Q11 • Tues., June 24 6-8 p.m. • KCC North Extension Center Room N114 NEW! The Five C’s of Lending KCC’s Illinois Concealed Carry Permit Training Course Weekend and weekday options Credit for prior training offered LOW COST! $131-$231 depending on credit for prior training To register or for complete details, visit www.kcc.edu/concealedcarry or phone 815-802-8209. Participants will learn the basic lending guidelines that banks are looking for in a business loan request. Learning the foundations of business finance (capital, capacity, collateral, conditions and credit) will give you the edge when applying for a business loan. $25. Thurs., July 3, Aug. 7 & 28 6-7:30 p.m. • KCC North Extension Center Room N114