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Career Development

ELL111: Beginner Level

Free
Calendar Next session starts Sep 10, 2019 at 10:30 am

English language learners who can add this class to English for Life if they want to further improve their vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, fluency, listening, speaking, and reading skills in real world situations.  You can choose from the following topics:

Reading, writing, and communication skills for college or the workplace

Computer skills (basic computer skills, internet, email, word, excel)

Resume-writing, job search/applications

Citizenship Test prep

Adobe Illustrator

$99

with Rob Underwood

Calendar Next session starts Nov 6, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Anyone can learn Illustrator! In this class by Adobe Certified Expert Rob Underwood, you will learn the basics of Adobe’s premiere vector application. You will learn how high quality illustrations, logos, and other custom artwork is built. You will need to have at least the 30-day trial of this application on a laptop to participate in the class. You will learn how to create a document, draw in Illustrator, use layers, tools panel, and typography.

Adobe InDesign

$99

with Rob Underwood

Calendar Next session starts Sep 25, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Anyone can learn InDesign! In this class by Adobe Certified Expert Rob Underwood, you will learn the basics of Adobe’s premiere page layout application. Did you ever wonder how magazines, newspapers and books were built? This is your chance to learn how! You will need to have at least the 30-day trial of this application on a laptop to participate in the class. You will learn how to create documents, work with type, master pages, styles, and export to a PDF.

Be Heard! – Through the Glass Ceiling: Leadership Speaking Skills for Women

$149

with Bonnie Gross

Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in North America, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government, industry, and in professional firms. In “Lean In,” Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, identified one of the major problems holding women back is the ineffective way women communicate to upper management, colleagues, and clients  in business situations. Join Bonnie Gross to learn and change your speaking  skills to make people recognize the true value of your ideas. (Approx. 18 hours.)

BHP: Behavioral Health Professional Certification

$159

with Meegan Pratt

Calendar Next session starts Nov 9, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 4 weeks

This NEW blended online and in-person certification course teaches individuals how to provide in-home support to children (4 - 21 years of age) with intellectual/developmental delays, autism, or major mental health diagnosis in their home and community. This class meets the state requirements for certification as a BHP for job placement. High school diploma or equivalency is required to attend this BHP training. CPR/First Aid is needed in conjunction with this course for certification. See CPR dates above. CPR cost is NOT included in the cost of this course.Online portion and CPR must be completed before the Face-to-Face portion of the class. Online class session starts: Oct 1 Face-to-face class is Friday, 9am-4pm, Cost: $159, Nov 9

Body Language, Presence, and Power

$99

with Bonnie Gross

73% of what we communicate to other people is through our body language and facial expressions. We may say one thing, but “project” a different message. Learn the art of body language and you'll get your message across!

CNA:Certified Nursing Assistant Info Fall 2019

Free

with Delcia Allain

Calendar Next session starts Sep 3, 2019

Looking for a career in the medical field caring for people? Our instructors ensure that each person not only understands the content but can personally care for people as if they were family. Earn-as-you-learn or pay for your course options ($1200). Next Session begins Sept. 3, 2019 Call 363-7922 to schedule the required pre-assessment, orientation and interview. Register to get more information.

Cosmetology Career Exploration Track

Free
Calendar Next session starts Sep 3, 2019

Have you ever thought about a job / career in hair styling, skin care, or professional make-up? Did you know that it takes a year or less to train for such jobs/careers? This track will help you learn about job opportunities and career-planning related to cosmetology; provide you with the basic reading, writing, math, presentation, critical thinking, problem-solving, interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as technology/computer skills needed to enter and succeed in such jobs/careers; and begin the process of applying to classes or training programs related to hair styling, barbering, skin care, and professional make-up.





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