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Spring 2021

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Whether it’s to relax and unwind or learn a new hobby, we offer a variety of Creative Arts workshops in topics such as: Art Appreciation • Cinema • Crafts •Crochet • Drawing & Painting •Music • Pottery • Upholstery

Turn to pages 14-16 for details.

Learn how to make these Crochet projects!

Exquisite Earrings (LLC 5756)

To register, visit www.jjc.edu/LLC or call (815) 280-1555.

Spring 2021 Schedule

Community and Continuing Education

Table of Contents

Career Exploration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Career Training. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-7 Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) . . . . . . . 3 Computer Technician (CompTIA A+). . . . . . . 3 Forklift . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Healthcare. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-6 Dental Assistant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 EKG Technician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Medical Coding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Pharmacy Technician Training . . . . . . . . 5 Phlebotomy Technician Training. . . . . . . 5 Personal Trainer Certification . . . . . . . . . 6 Physical Therapy Aide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Home Inspection. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Process Operator Technician . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Real Estate Broker. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Security Officer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Business & Accounting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Bookkeeping Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Data Analysis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Communication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-9 Writing Seminars. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-9 Computers & Technology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-13 Google TM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Microsoft ® Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-10 Graphic Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Home Computers 11 QuickBooks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Videography. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Websites. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Zoom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 3D Printing/MakerLab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Concealed Carry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-14

Creative Arts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-16 Art Appreciation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Cinema. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Crafts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Crochet. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Drawing & Painting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Music. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Pottery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-16 Upholstery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Culinary Arts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16-17 Food Sanitation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16-17 Healthy Cooking. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Kitchen Skills. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Specialty Cooking 17 Dispensary Agent Training. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Education & Training. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Electrical & Industrial Maintenance. . . . . 18-19 Electrical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18-19 Mechanical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Motors & Drives. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Entrepreneur . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 First Aid. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Foreign Language 21 Fun & Games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Gardening. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21-22 Beekeeping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Health & Wellness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22-23 Positive Living . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 History. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23-24 Illinois. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 House & Home. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Nonprofit Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Personal Finance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Photography. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25-27 Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26-27 Project Management. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Quality Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Retirement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Sign Language. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Special Interest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Supervisory/Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Transportation & Logistics. . . . . . . . . . . . . 28-29 Water/Wastewater. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Workplace Safety. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Illinois Small Business Development Center at Joliet Junior College . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Kids College Grades 3-8 & High School. . . . . . . . . . . . . 31-32

Registration Information

Ways to register:

(815) 280-1555

www.jjc.edu/LLC

Refund Policy: In order to receive a refund, you must drop the course registration three calendar days prior to the start of the course. No refunds, partial refunds or make-up sessions are given for sessions not attended.

Legend

M = Monday T = Tuesday W = Wednesday R = Thursday

F = Friday S = Saturday U = Sunday

COURSE FORMATS Check the class listing for details.

Campus location: in-person class Hybrid: online lecture & in-person labs Online: self-paced virtual class Webinar: interactive, instructor-led virtual class

PROGRAM SYMBOL

WIOA

Career Scholarships may be available through the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) for those who meet the eligibility guidelines based on income and/or unemployment. Contact your county Workforce Development Office for more information.

Community & Continuing Education programs are offered through JJC's Corporate & Community Services

We offer Beekeeping Workshops. Turn to page 22 for details.

Register online at www.jjc.edu/LLC

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Joliet Junior College is committed to providing information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Please visit www.JJC.edu/advisory-information-coronavirus for the most up-to-date information. Disability Services is committed to providing accommodations to students with verified disabilities. Disability services is the office designated by the college to support students and community members with disabilities under Section 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and tile ADA Amendments Act of 2008. Disability Services arranges accommodations for eligible students and community members, and assists college administration, faculty, and staff to provide required accommodations JJC follows the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act and section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which prohibit discrimination on the basis of an individual's disability. Individuals with disabilities or those who feel they need accommodations are encouraged to contact the Disability Services office to determine eligibility for accommodations. Joliet Junior College 2019 Annual Security Report & Fire Log As required by the Jeannie Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Security Act, the updated Annual Security Report (ASR) has been posted on the JJC Police Department website. As required by the Act, the report is also made available to the public in booklet format. This booklet contains crime statistics for the calendar years 2016 through 2018 for all Joliet Junior College Campuses and Educational Centers as well as Centennial Commons Student Housing. It is also available on the JJC Police Department website at the following link: https://www.jjc.edu/sites/default/files/PDFs/Police/2018%20Clery%20 Annual%20Security%20Report.pdf In addition to crime statistics, the website and booklet contain the fire log for Centennial Commons, information regarding missing student reports, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence & stalking, campus security and personal safety such as crime prevention and reporting, police law enforcement authority, disciplinary procedures and other related security policies. This information is required by law and is made available by the Joliet Junior College Police Department. We trust that you find this information useful and hope that you will feel free to contact us with any questions or suggestions at (815) 280-2234 or in person at the JJC Police Department located in Room G 1013 on Main Campus.

BOARD OF TRUSTEES Bob Wunderlich, Chairman Maureen Broderick, Vice Chairwoman Jake Mahalik, Secretary Nancy Garcia Guillen , Trustee Alicia Morales, Trustee Dan O’Connell, Trustee Betty Washington, Trustee Dontae Crowder, Student Trustee Joliet Junior College City Center Campus 235 North Chicago Street, Joliet, IL 60432 (815) 727-6544 EDUCATION CENTERS Joliet Junior College Morris Education Center 725 School Street, Morris, IL 60450 (815) 942-1552 Joliet Junior College Weitendorf Agricultural Education Center 17840 Laraway Road, Joliet, IL 60433 (815) 280-6900 CAMPUSES Joliet Junior College Main Campus 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet, IL 60431 (815) 729-9020 Joliet Junior College Romeoville Campus 1125 West Romeo Road (West 135th St) Romeoville, IL 60446 (815) 886-3000

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Continuing Education & Lifelong Learning

Career Exploration Career Search 2021 (LLC 5752) From internet searches to online applications and social media groups, searching for a job can feel like a maze to those who haven’t looked for a new career in a while. Join this dynamic class designed to update job search skills and set students on the path to success. Topics will include: using LinkedIn, online applications, job searching tips and techniques, writing resumes and using resume templates, cover letters and researching companies. T1 6:30-8p.m T Main April 13-27 $49

Career Training

Computer Technology Computer Technician

Commercial Driver’s License Commercial Driver’s License CDL - Class A (CDL 101) Designed for individuals with little or no commercial driving experience, this program includes everything you need to receive a Commercial Driver’s License. You will receive a Department of Transportation physical, Commercial Driver’s License learner’s permit and endorsement preparation, Department of Transportation rules and regulations, log books, instruction in map reading and trip planning and complete vehicle training to prepare you for an entry-level position in the trucking industry. In addition, the program includes the Class A Road Test, which is administered by the Secretary of State. The program can be completed in four weeks by attending full time, Monday through Friday, 8a.m. to 4:30p.m. Each student is required to complete 30 hours of home study during the program. Students are required to take a physical/drug screening test. For more information about current schedule and class fees, email CDLinfo@jjc.edu or call (815) 280-6902. WIOA

(CompTIA A+) (MGT 4501) Build on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer software and hardware in order to gain the fundamental skills that computer technicians use every day on the job. Upon completing this course, students will gain the essential skills and technical expertise necessary to install, upgrade, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, repair and perform preventative maintenance on basic personal computer hardware and operating systems. This course is designed to fully prepare students to sit for and pass the CompTIA A+ (Core 1 and Core 2) Certification Exams. Students are eligible for an optional externship with a local employer after successful course completion. *NOTE: This class includes a complete, self-guided, on-line course, with virtual, real-time instructor support on Tuesdays & Thursdays (6-9:30p.m.) and in-person labs held on the Main Campus on Saturdays (9a.m.-4:30p.m.). Saturday dates will be determined by instructor at class start. Includes textbook and supplies. Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED equivalent, at

least 18-years-old T1 See Above* March 16-May 27 (No class April 3)

T,R,S

Hybrid $2,699

The Illinois Small Business Development Center at JJC provides one-on-one counseling services at no cost to entrepreneurs who need assistance with the start-up or expansion of their business.

Career Scholarships may be available through the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) for those who meet the eligibility guidelines based on income and/or unemployment. Contact your county Workforce Development Office for more information.

Call (815) 280-1400 or visit www.trainingupdate.org/SBDC

Call (815) 280-1400 or visit www.trainingupdate.org/SBDC

WIOA

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Forklift Forklift Training &

Health Care

EKG Technician - FREE Informational Webinar EKG training is one of the quickest routes to a career in allied health care. This one-hour, free webinar provides details about a career as an EKG technician. You’ll learn more about the curriculum, externship and options for certification. To sign up, go to www.trainingupdate.org or call (815) 280-1555. For Spring semester: Wednesday, Feb. 10 • 6-7p.m.

WIOA

Dental Assistant - FREE Informational Webinars The need for dental assistants is growing at more than 10 percent per year. This one-hour, free webinar provides an overview of the dental Industry and a career as a Dental Assistant. You’ll also learn more about the curriculum, externship and options for certification. To sign up, go to www.trainingupdate.org or call (815) 280-1555. For Spring semester: Wednesday, Feb. 17 • 6-7p.m.

Certification (FORK 100) Experience drive time on various forklifts including the Walkie Rider, Sit Down and Narrow Aisle/Stand Up and earn the National Safety Council Certification for Industrial Lift Trucks. The Joliet Junior College district has become a distribution center for the Midwest in the last decade. Local warehouses and distribution centers offer numerous job openings for trained industrial truck drivers. The powered industrial truck, commonly referred to as the forklift, is used in every distribution center, major retail store and manufacturing facility. Includes textbook and certification. Prerequisite: at least 18-years-old T1 8a.m.-2p.m. M-R Weitendorf Feb. 8-11 $849 T2 8a.m.-2p.m. M-R Weitendorf March 22-25 $849 T3 8a.m.-2p.m. M-R Weitendorf May 10-13 $849

EKG Technician (MGT 7967)

WIOA

For Summer semester: Wednesday, May 12 • 6-7p.m .

With an aging population, the need for health care services has grown. EKG technicians conduct tests on patients for diagnostic purposes. In the 60-hour classroom portion of this program, you’ll explore the anatomy and physiology of the heart and techniques for performing a 12-lead EKG. You’ll learn to identify rhythms and rhythm abnormalities and how cardiac medications affect an EKG. You’ll also become familiar with recordkeeping, patient confidentiality and administrative tasks. Upon successful completion of the classroom portion of the program, students are eligible for a 40-hour clinical externship. Students are encouraged to write for national certification with Cardiovascular Credentialing International. Costs not included: textbook, MGT 7980. Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED equivalent, at least 18-years-old, Adult Basic Learning Examination T1 6-9p.m. M,W Main March 31-May 26 $995 EKG Clinical Externship (MGT 7980) Apply the concepts that you learned in the EKG Technician Program during a 40-hour clinical externship. Location and date to be determined by instructor. Costs not included: AHA BLS CPR Certification, health and safety requirements needed before clinical externship, certification exam. Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED equivalent, at least 18-years-old, MGT 7967 June 7-25 $299

Dental Assistant (MGT 818)

WIOA

Prepare for an entry-level position in one of the fastest growing health care professions – Dental Assisting. This course will familiarize you with all areas of administrative and clinical dental assisting, focusing on the responsibilities required to function as an assistant in a dental practice. Administrative topics include the history of dentistry and dental assisting, introduction to the dental office, the legal aspects of dentistry, policies and guidelines. Clinical aspects include an 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 handpieces, sterilization and more. After completing the sessions, you have the option of completing a 40-hour clinical externship. Includes textbooks and supplies. NOTE: This class includes a complete, self-guided, on-line course, with virtual, real-time instructor support on Mondays and Wednesdays (7-8p.m.). In-person labs TBD by instructor at the start of the course. Costs not included: AHA BLS CPR Certification, health and safety requirements needed before clinical externship, certification exams. Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED equivalent, at least 18-years-old T1 7-8p.m. M,W Hybrid March 31-May 26 $1,399

Start a new career with online training! You can work at your own pace and complete most programs in 4-12 months.

Classes include:

Contact Tracing and Infection Control

Executive Assistant

Medical Coding & Billing

Pharmacy Technician

Computer Technician

Register now for the DISPENSARY AGENT TRAINING & CERTIFICATION program! (MGT 5181) This class on dispensary operations covers the required topics to become certified as a Dispensary Agent in Illinois. Turn to page 18 for details.

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Phlebotomy Technician Training - FREE Informational Webinar The health care industry is consistently in need of phlebotomists. This one-hour, free information session provides information about a career in phlebotomy and an overview of the new non-credit program. To sign up, go to www.trainingupdate.org or call (815) 280-1555. For Spring semester (late start): Wednesday, March 3 • 6-7p.m. For Summer semester: Wednesday, May 19 • 6-7p.m.

Pharmacy Technician - FREE Informational Webinar The pharmacy technician job market is strong. Pharmacy technicians are essential workers who work in a variety of environments (hospitals, retail pharmacies etc.). With plenty of advancement opportunities, you’ll learn many new skills. This one-hour, free information session provides information about a career as a pharmacy technician and an overview of the JJC program. To sign up for the free informational webinar, go to www.trainingupdate.org or call (815) 280-1555. For Summer semester: Wednesday, March 31 • 6-7p.m.

Medical Coding - FREE Informational Webinar The growing health care industry requires knowledgeable coders. This one-hour, free informational webinar provides an overview of the intense curriculum needed to be successful at certification while highlighting the many benefits that a career in medical coding has to offer. To sign up, go to www.trainingupdate.org or call (815) 280-1555.

For Spring semester: Wednesday, Jan. 20 • 6-7p.m.

Medical Coding (MGT 910) Earn a medical coding certificate and

WIOA

Phlebotomy Technician Training (SAF 3800) Prepare for a career as a Phlebotomy

prepare to take the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Exam. Rapid growth in the number of medical tests, treatments and procedures that will be required by our aging population, as well as increasingly complex insurance and governmental regulations, will generate employment growth in this field. Job opportunities are predicted in physicians' offices, home health care services and outpatient care centers. Joliet Junior College has partnered with the Frankfort Chapter of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) to offer this intensive course, which requires at least 10-12 hours of work outside of the classroom. Topics include medical terminology, ICD coding, CPT coding and much more. This unique partnership offers hands-on training and access to a network of other certified medical coders. The exam is given on the last day of the class at JJC. This class meets the requirements to exempt you from one year of on-the-job training needed to satisfy the AAPC apprenticeship obligation on your certification. *NOTE: This class includes a complete, self-guided, on- line course, with virtual, real-time instructor support on Wednesdays (7-8:30p.m.) and Saturdays (9:30a.m.-Noon). Includes textbook, AAPC membership, AAPC licensing exam. Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED equivalent, at least 18-years-old T1 See Above* W,S

WIOA

Pharmacy Technician Training (MGT 5170) Prepare for an entry-level pharmacy

WIOA

Technician. This 60-hour course will consist of lectures, discussions, skills practice and tests, written exams and a clinical experience to provide students adequate preparation to be hired as an entry-level phlebotomist. Lab time will be provided during each class allowing students to develop skills in venipuncture and skin puncture techniques as well as specimen processing. A supervised, 120-hour clinical experience allows students an opportunity to further develop the competencies needed to become a phlebotomist. Successful completion of the classroom and clinical experience provides eligibility to take the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) certification exam. Costs not included: textbook, AHA BLS CPR Certification, health and safety requirements needed before clinical externship, certification exam. Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED equivalent, at least 18-years-old, Adult Basic Learning Examination T1 5-8:45p.m. T,R Main

technician position and find out what to study to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination (ExCPT) offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). Jobs in the health care industry are growing at a fast pace. As the population ages and demand increases for prescription medications, so will the demand for pharmaceutical services. A pharmacy technician is a pharmacy health care worker, who works under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, performing tasks like entering prescriptions into a computer, verifying prescriptions, ordering medication and preparing medication inventories. Pharmacy technicians normally work in retail pharmacies or hospital pharmacies, but some work for health insurance companies, pharmaceutical wholesalers, nursing homes and the federal government. Includes textbook. Costs not included: licensing exam. Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED equivalent, at least 18-years-old T1 9a.m.-12:15p.m. S Webinar Jan. 30-April 24 $995 (No class April 3) T2 11a.m.-2:15p.m. W Webinar February 3-April 21 $995 T3 6-9:15p.m. W Webinar Feb. 10-April 28 $995

Feb. 11-April 8 T2 5-8:45p.m. April 12-June 9 (No class May 31)

$1,399

M,W

Main

$1,399

Hybrid $2,495

Feb. 6-May 22

(No class April 3)

We offer a variety computer workshops for all skill levels — beginner through advanced. Topics include Microsoft Office, Google & more. Turn to pages 9-13 for details.

Register online at www.jjc.edu/LLC

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Home Inspection

Gold Certified Personal Trainer Course (Online) (MGT 8580)

Physical Therapy Aide (MGT 7977)

Physical therapy has become an integral part of total patient care and rehabilitation. Physical therapy aides work in nursing homes, orthopedic and chiropractic offices, hospitals, sports rehabilitation centers and more. In this comprehensive, you’ll learn to provide patient services under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist that help improve mobility, relieve pain and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities. You’ll also explore nontechnical duties like preparing treatment areas, ordering devices and supplies, performing clerical duties and transporting patients. After successfully completing the classroom portion of this course, students are eligible for a 40-hour clinical externship. After completing the class and externship, students are eligible to take the National Workshop Career Association (NWCA) Physical Therapy Aide (PTA) Exam. NOTE: This class includes a complete, self-guided, on-line course, with virtual, real-time instructor support on Tuesdays and Thursdays (7-8p.m.). In-person labs TBD by instructor at the start of the course. Costs not included: AHA BLS CPR Certification, health and safety requirements needed before clinical externship, certification exam. Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED equivalent, at least 18-years-old T1 7-8p.m. T,R Hybrid March 23-May 27 $1,499

Home Inspection (BG 650) Prepare for the Illinois Home Inspection Licensing Exam with this state-approved course. Topics include the physical components of a home, communication skills, knowledge of professional practices, as well as what may go wrong and the cause and implications of the problems that result. You will receive clear direction concerning what to look for during an inspection, such as signs of nonperformance due to old age, deferred maintenance, weather damage and poor workmanship. Our instructors are experienced, licensed home inspectors and active members of the American Society of Home Inspectors. Upon successful completion of the approved pre-licensing course, students are eligible to test for a license in the State of Illinois. NOTE: This class includes a complete, self-guided, on-line course, with three days of virtual lecture and virtual instructor support. An orientation will be held via webinar on March 27 from 10-11a.m. Field inspections will be held on Saturdays, May 1-June 5. No class May 29. Virtual lectures will be held Saturdays, April 10-24. Costs do not include licensing exam fees. Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED equivalent, at least 18-years-old T1 8a.m.-5p.m. S Hybrid March 27-June 5 $1,499 (No class May 29) Home Inspection - FREE Informational Webinar Start a career with high-income potential and flexible hours. Home inspection is a stable and growing industry. Our experienced instructors, who are active members of the American Society of Home Inspectors, will provide you the knowledge and skills you need to start this exciting new career and navigate the licensing process. To sign up, go to www.trainingupdate.org or call (815) 280-1555. For Spring semester: Saturday, Feb. 27 • 10-11a.m.

Loaded with practice quizzes, discussion boards and much more, the Gold Certified Personal Trainer Course, offered in partnership with World Instructor Training Schools, is a self-paced, online program using multi-media delivery. The essential practical skills are packed with insightful drills that you can duplicate to master the skill set. You’ll learn exercise physiology, kinesiology, nutrition and more. Veteran fitness mentors will support your successful completion. Successful completion of the online course and exam earns a certificate of completion and qualifies you for the NCCA accreditation national exam. Passing the national exam earns a Level 1 Certified Personal Trainer credential. The optional, included internship programs walks you into some great job opportunities. Plus, after successful completion of the internship, you’ll earn the Level 2 Certified Personal Trainer credential. NOTE: This class includes a complete, self-guided, on-line course, with virtual instructor support and the option for real-time, virtual lectures on Saturdays. Includes exam. Cost does not include textbook. Prerequisite: at least 18-years-old March 6-April 17 $799 (No class April 10)

Our MakerLab is open to the Community!

Resources include: 3D Printers Laser Cutter/Engraver Vinyl Cutter 3D Carving Machine & More

BECOME A MEMBER TODAY! Memberships are available at monthly, semester or yearly rates

To learn more about the MakerLab, visit www.trainingupdate.org/makerlab

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Real Estate

Applied Real Estate Principles (MGT 4310) Complete this 15-hour course, plus the 60-hour Real Estate Broker Pre-License

Real Estate Broker Pre-License (MGT 4300) Complete this introductory 60-hour course, plus the 15-hour Advanced Real Estate Principles course (MGT 4310), to qualify and prepare for the Illinois Real Estate Broker License state examination. All required topics are covered, including license law, real property, agency, seller and buyer relationships, state and federal laws, marketing, market analysis, appraisal and contracts. Includes textbook. Costs not included: MGT 4310, licensing exam. Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED equivalent, at least 18-years-old T1 6-9:45p.m. T,R Hybrid March 16-May 6 $749 Real Estate Broker Pre-License (Online) (MGT 4305) Complete this introductory 60-hour online course, plus the 15-hour Applied Real Estate Principles course (MGT 4310), to qualify and prepare for the Illinois Real Estate Broker License state examination. All required topics are covered within our online learning management system, including: license law, real property, agency, seller and buyer relationships, state and federal laws, marketing, market analysis, appraisal and contracts. NOTE: This class includes a complete, self-guided, on-line course, with virtual instructor support. Includes textbook. Costs not included: MGT 4310, licensing exam. Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED equivalent, at least 18-years-old March 16-May 6 $749 Real Estate - FREE Informational Webinar Start your career in real estate! This one-hour, free webinar answers many questions first-time real estate students have about getting their license. Review classes needed and exam requirements while discovering the many benefits that a career in real estate has to offer. To sign up, go to www.trainingupdate.org or call (815) 280-1555. For Spring semester: Wednesday, Feb. 3 • 6-7p.m. For Summer semester: Wednesday, May 12 • 6-7p.m.

course (MGT 4300 or MGT 4305), to qualify and prepare for the Illinois Real Estate Broker License state examination. Apply what you’ve learned in the introductory course through case studies and role playing activities. All required topics are covered, including: listing presentations, buyer representations, purchase agreements, negotiating, closing costs and antitrust. Includes textbook. Costs not included: MGT 4300/4305, licensing exam. Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED equivalent, at least 18-years-old, MGT 4300 or 4305 T1 6-9:45p.m. T,R Webinar May 11-20 $235

Security Security Officer Certification Training – Unarmed (MGT 6440) Are you interested in finding a career in the security field as an unarmed security guard or would you like to enhance your present job skills and earn state certification? Security officer training will prepare students for employment with a certified agency under the Illinois Private Detective, Private Security and Private Alarm Act. This training meets the requirements of the Illinois state mandate for 20-hour unarmed private security training. Costs not included: PERC card registration fee, fingerprinting, background check. Prerequisite: at least 21-years-old T1 9a.m.-5p.m. M,T,W Main May 10, 11 & 12 $65 Security Officer Certification Training – Armed (MGT 7928) Upgrade your career in security by earning your Firearms Control Card (FCC). The FCC is required for employment in armed security in Illinois. Learn about firearms safety, handling, cleaning, safe storage, the FOID Act and concealed carry laws in this informative course. The definitions of force and justifiable force will be discussed, and you’ll gain an understanding of liability and search procedures. An examination will be given upon completion of the course. You must score at least 70 percent to pass the course. Costs not included: range fee and ammunition. Prerequisite: at least 21-years-old, MGT 6440 DO NOT BRING A FIREARM OR AMMUNITION

Process Technology

Process Operator Technician - FREE Informational Webinars Switch to a career with a future and train to work in process operations technology. You’ll gain the fundamental skills that you need to work as a process technician in this fast-track program that prepares you for the job market in four to five months. After gaining a foundation in math, chemistry and physics, you’ll be provided basic skills in electrical, motors, instrumentation, pumps, furnaces/ heaters, plant systems, refrigeration, cooling towers and much, much more. NOTE: This class is delivered virtually with in-person labs. Includes textbook and materials. Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED equivalent, at least 18-years-old, Adult Basic Learning Examination. For more information, email processoperator@jjc.edu To sign up for an information session, go to www.trainingupdate.org or call (815) 280-1555. For Spring semester: Tuesday, Jan. 19 • 10-11a.m. Thursday, Jan. 28 • 6-7p.m. For Summer semester: Tuesday, March 2 • 10-11a.m. Thursday, March 11 • 6-7p.m. WIOA

TO THE COLLEGE. T1 9a.m.-5p.m. May 17, 18 & 19

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Main $129

Register Early! Spaces fill quickly.

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Business & Accounting Bookkeeping Certificate (Online) (MGT 7973)

Writing Seminars The Play's the Thing: Playwriting Basics (LLC 5852)

Planning a Virtual Business Event (MGT 7979) Join the new virtual event trend with flair. Technology has opened the door to new ways to connect online. We’ll explore techniques for turning an otherwise boring webinar into an exciting virtual experience and discuss various ideas for engagement from picking a host to defining content. Is your business ready to go to digital? T1 6-8p.m. R Webinar May 6 $39 Communication Introduction to Voiceovers - One on One (LLC 4806) “Wow, you have a great voice!” Have you heard that more times than you can count? Or maybe you listen to your favorite audiobooks, commercials or cartoon characters and think, “I could do that!” If so, then you could have what it takes to begin working as a professional Voiceover Artist. Explore the voiceover industry with your instructor - a professional, working voice actor from Voices For All, in a one-on-one, personalized, video chat setting. Discover the current trends in the industry and how easy and affordable it is for just about anyone to get involved. In this one- time, 90-minute, introductory class, you’ll also learn about the different types of voiceovers and the tools needed to find success. Your instructor will record you as you read a real script, then offer you some coaching so you can improve your delivery, taking notes on your performance so you can receive a professional voiceover evaluation later. Get a better sense of how the class works at http://www.voicesforall.com/ooo. Ages 18 and over. You owe it to yourself to finally explore the possibilities of this fun and rewarding job! Requirements: Students must have either internet access or video chatting capabilities using a method such as: Skype (for PC/Mac users) or iChat/FaceTime (for Mac Users) or this class can be offered via telephone if a webcam is not available. T1 Online See Above $44

Do you enjoy theatre? Do you want to write for the stage? Seeing a play that you wrote unfold before an audience is like nothing else. That spark, that fire, that energy all starts with the playwright. This four-week introductory course is designed to instruct writers seeking to learn the craft of playwriting. Whether you are a novelist or poet searching for a new form, or a budding playwright looking for a place to start, this course provides the foundations you need to write a play that connects with audiences. Students will learn the fundamentals of playwriting through writing scenes and exercises for each class session, followed by a 10-minute play which will be workshopped and revised, providing students with a working, producible play. Keep in mind that all plays may not be read in class due to time constraints. T1 6-8p.m. M Webinar March 1-29 $89 (No class March 15) Learn to Blog (LLC 4912) Learn how to create your own “blog” on the Internet. A web log or "blog" is a web based journal where people can publish their thoughts and opinions on the Internet. It's a quick and easy way to collect and share things that you find interesting. Whether it's a personal diary, your political commentary or just pictures and thoughts to share with family and friends – a blog is the fastest way to get on the web. During this class, students will create and publish their own blog. The workshop will use Google’s free blogger service, but other blogging software will be discussed during the class. T1 6-9p.m. W Webinar March 3 & 10 $69

Advance your career by gaining the knowledge needed to measure and manage, the financial health of your business. Whether you are an entrepreneur, running a family business or just looking to grow your skill set, this 48-hour online certificate program will show you how to complete each phase of the accounting cycle, from analyzing a financial transaction to preparing financial statements and closing the books. You’ll gain an understanding of the accounting equation and each of the five categories involved in every business and explore the differences between cash basis accounting and accrual basis accounting. Offered in partnership with UGotClass. Feb. 1-April 30 $495 Certificate in Data Analysis (Online) (MGT 7963) Data Analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. Add a whole new skill set to your portfolio and make a big difference in the success of your organization by acquiring data analysis skills. Offered in partnership with UGotClass. Feb. 1-April 30 $495

The Virtual Sales Floor (MGT 7978)

Embrace technology and increase sales by engaging customers virtually. Virtual sales are on the rise and with the right techniques you can actually increase sales during a time when storefronts are closed for business. We’ll discuss how to adapt the sales process for success in the virtual world and explore ways to connect with customers and drive sales. T1 6-8p.m. T,R Webinar April 20 & 22 $79

The Illinois Small Business Development Center at JJC assists entrepreneurs with the start-up or expansion of their business. Schedule an appointment at www.trainingupdate.org/SBDC

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The Art of Writing for the Web (LLC 3961)

Google Analytics Certificate (Online) (COMP 5500) Understand your website visitor traffic better, learn how to calculate return on investment (ROI) for your online advertising, and find out how to get more conversions and sales from your website visitors. This program, aimed at non-technical users, will take you through the key techniques and how to use website analytics using the world-standard Google Analytics, a free online tool. Offered in partnership with UGotClass. Feb. 1-March 26 $345 Microsoft Office® Microsoft Office Access 2019: Level 1 (IDAY 1242) In this class, you’ll gain an understanding of relational databases and the skills to create a new database, construct data tables, design forms and reports and run queries in Microsoft Access. You’ll learn how to navigate within the Access application environment, create a simple database and customize Access configuration options. Other topics will include organizing and managing data stored within Access tables; using queries to join, sort and filter data from different tables; using forms to view, access and input data; and creating and formatting custom reports. T1 8:30a.m.-4p.m. R Main April 22 $119 Microsoft Office Access 2019: Level 2 (IDAY 1243) In this class, you’ll expand your knowledge of relational database design and gain the skills to improve database efficiency, promote data integrity, and implement advanced features in tables, queries, forms and reports. You’ll also learn how to: provide input validation features to promote the entry of quality data into a database; organize a database for efficiency and performance while maintaining data integrity; improve the usability of Access tables creating advanced queries to join and summarize data; use advanced formatting and controls to improve form presentation; and use advanced formatting and calculated fields to improve reports. T1 8:30a.m.-4p.m. R Main April 29 $119

If you blog, market online or produce any text that is meant to be read on-screen, this revealing class is a must! Because screen- friendly writing differs from hardcopy text, in both style and presentation, you’ll learn how to maximize a reader’s positive experience and minimize the lure to click away from your site all by how you structure your writing. T1 6-9p.m. T Webinar May 4 $34 Self-Publishing with Amazon (LLC 4913) Learn how to self-publish your book using Amazon’s Print-on-Demand publishing service. Print-on-Demand publishing is the fastest, easiest way to get your written thoughts out to the world. Students will learn all the steps involved in bringing a project from start to finish. This includes using free tools that allow you to do-it-yourself easily. T1 6-9p.m. R Main May 6 & 13 $69 Computers & Technology Google™ Communicate & Collaborate in Google (IDAY 950) Discover the fundamentals of Google G Suite. More people work from remote locations than ever before. Communication and collaboration need to be flexible and on demand. The office productivity apps that comprise Google G Suite support both real-time and asynchronous collaboration and communication. In this course, you’ll gain hands-on experience in the basic features and functionalities of the apps

3-Step Novel Writing Program Join Author Annalisa Russo in a series of seminars as she shares tips and techniques on the path of novel writing from creation to marketing. Take one workshop or all three (LLC 5853, LLC 5854 and LLC 5855). Create Your Story (LLC 5853) Do you have an idea for a novel but no idea where to start? Join author Annalisa Russo in a workshop where she will help you plan out your story, unlock characters who are as real on the page as they are in your mind, and figure out a plot with a satisfying ending. Annalisa will help you develop a compelling chapter-by-chapter blueprint for your novel. Bring your writing tools and index cards for plotting. T1 6-9p.m. T Main April 13 $29 Polish Your Manuscript (LLC 5854) Is your story ready for publication? Is it crisp and clear and tight as possible? In her PowerPoint presentation, author Annalisa Russo will outline editing steps needed to produce an editor-worthy manuscript before you send it out. She will share her editing process and her experience working with an editor. The presentation will also include a Q & A session and a comprehensive editing guide for attendees. T1 6-9p.m. T Main April 27 $29 Market Your Book (LLC 5855) Getting your book published is only the beginning. So, how do you get your book noticed? Author Annalisa Russo will help you put together a killer marketing plan, including information on how to create a street team, develop an ever-growing email list, contact free and paid promotion companies and the importance of reviews and how to get them. Join Annalisa and demystify the all-important task of marketing your book. T1 6-9p.m. T Main May 11 $29

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March 22 & 29

We offer two levels of QuickBooks workshops - Introduction & Advanced! Turn to page 12 for details.

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Microsoft Excel with PivotTables (IDAY 250)

Take your reports from ordinary to extraordinary in this hands-on class to learn how to create PivotTables. Excel PivotTables are a great way to summarize, analyze, explore and present your data. PivotTables let you easily view data from different angles. You will learn to reorganize and summarize selected rows and columns from a spreadsheet or database table to generate the report you want—without changing the spreadsheet or database itself. You must complete Microsoft Office Excel: Level 2 (IDAY 253) before attending. T1 8:30a.m.-4p.m. W Main Feb. 24 $119 Microsoft Excel Data Analysis with Power Pivot (IDAY 249) Gain an edge when it comes to reporting data. With Power Pivot, you can mash up large volumes of data from various sources, analyze information rapidly and share insights easily. You’ll learn how to create relationships between diverse data sources, create calculated columns and formulas, build Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts and more. You must complete Microsoft Office Excel: Level 2 (IDAY 253) and Microsoft Excel with PivotTables (IDAY 250) before attending. T1 8:30a.m.-4p.m. W Main March 3 $119 Microsoft Office 2019 PowerPoint: Level 1 (IDAY 261) Topics include: getting started with PowerPoint, developing a PowerPoint presentation, performing advanced text editing, adding graphic elements to your presentation, modifying objects in your presentation, adding tables and charts to your presentation and preparing to deliver your presentation. T1 8:30a.m.-4p.m. R Main March 18 $119 T2 6-9:30p.m. R Main May 13 & 20 $119

Microsoft Office 2019 PowerPoint: Level 2 (IDAY 263)

Topics include: modifying the PowerPoint environment, customizing design templates, adding SmartArt and math equations to a presentation, working with media and animations, collaborating on a presentation, customizing a slide show and securing and distributing a presentation. T1 8:30a.m.-4p.m. R Main March 25 $119 Microsoft Office 2019 Word: Level 1 (IDAY 271) Topics include: getting started with Word, editing a document, formatting text and paragraphs, adding tables, managing lists, inserting graphic objects, controlling page appearance, proofing a document and preparing to publish a document. T1 8:30a.m.-4p.m. R Main April 8 $119 T2 6-9:30p.m. R Main April 29 & May 6 $119 Microsoft Office 2019 Word: Level 2 (IDAY 273) Topics include: organizing tables and charts; customizing formats using styles and themes; inserting content using Quick Parts, controlling text flow, using templates and mail merge for letters, envelopes and labels. T1 8:30a.m.-4p.m. R Main April 15 $119 Microsoft Office 2019 Word: Level 3 (IDAY 275) Topics include: collaborating on documents, adding reference marks and notes, manipulating images, using custom graphic elements, simplifying and managing long documents, securing a document, forms and automating repetitive tasks with macros. T1 8:30a.m.-4p.m. R Main April 22 $119

Microsoft Office 2019 Excel: Level 1 (IDAY 251) Topics include: getting started, entering and editing data, creating formulas and basic functions, modifying a worksheet, formatting, printing and managing workbooks. T1 8:30a.m.-4p.m. W Main Feb. 3 $119 T2 6-9:30p.m. R Main March 18 & 25 $119 T3 8:30a.m.-4p.m. R Main May 6 $119 Microsoft Office 2019 Excel: Level 2 (IDAY 253) Topics include: working with functions, working with lists, creating and modifying tables, conditional formatting, visualizing data with charts and using PivotTables and Pivot Charts. T1 8:30a.m.-4p.m. W Main Feb. 10 $119 T2 8:30a.m.-4p.m. R Main May 13 $119 Microsoft Office 2019 Excel: Level 3 (IDAY 255) Topics include: working with multiple worksheets and workbooks, using lookup functions and formula auditing, sharing and protecting workbooks, applying data validation, introducing bookmarks, creating sparklines and mapping data, creating data tables, using scenarios and goal seek and forecasting data trends. T1 8:30a.m.-4p.m. W Main Feb. 17 $119 T2 8:30a.m.-4p.m. R Main May 20 $119

GET CREATIVE! MakerLab at JJC offers 3D Printing and Laser Cutting workshops for teens and adults.

Maker Lab

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Graphic Design

Home Computers Welcome to Using Windows 10 (LLC 5218)

Intermediate Photoshop - Level Two (GRAF 1007) Get past the basics and learn about layer masks, clipping paths, filters and channels. You’ll also learn more advanced color correction techniques. Completion of GRAF 1006 or proficiency in basic Photoshop skills

Fundamentals of Photoshop - Level One (GRAF 1006) Add excitement to your digital photographs with Photoshop. You will learn how to use curves and levels to adjust and correct color. You’ll have fun using filters to enhance the look and feel of your photographs and you will learn how to combine images to create stunning original pictures. Learn to repair and retouch images. T1 6-9p.m. W Main Jan. 27-Feb. 17 $229 Introduction to Graphic Design Elements, Principles and Composition (GRAF 1073) Good design starts with an understanding of the basics. In this introductory class, you’ll learn the basic elements of design and explore concepts, principles and guidelines and how they impact layout, type and color. Plus, you’ll put what you’ve learned to practice using the Adobe Creative Cloud. T1 6-9p.m. M Main Feb. 1 & 8 $139 Introduction to Illustrator (GRAF 1004) This course offers a comprehensive overview of the features and commands of Adobe Illustrator. Students will gain further knowledge and proficiencies with the tools necessary to work in Adobe Illustrator. Topics covered include discussing various graphic formats, starting Illustrator, reviewing the Adobe Illustrator environment and user interface, creating and editing basic vector graphics, vector paths, using drawing tools to draw and edit geometric objects, manipulating objects, applying color and creating eye-catching type effects. T1 6-9p.m. M Main Feb. 22-March 15 $229 Graphic Design Certificate Demonstrate your knowledge of fundamental graphic design by earning a non-credit Graphic Design Certificate. Students must complete four core and three elective classes. Please contact Chris Lester at dlester@jjc.edu or (815) 280-1423 for more information and certificate application.

Did you upgrade to Windows 10 or get a new computer? This class will help you become more comfortable using a personal computer (PC) and more specifically, the Windows 10 interface. In addition to learning what a PC is, this course will help you become familiar with the Windows 10 user interface and its basic capabilities. T1 10a.m.-Noon W Romeoville March 3-17 $74 T2 6:30-8:30p.m. W Main March 17-31 $74 All About PCs (LLC 520) Start from scratch or brush up on your computer skills in this hands-on slow paced introduction to computers. Begin with the basics of understanding when to right click or double click, how to log off and switch users, create passwords to secure your computer and how to save and retrieve files. Learn to customize your workspace and use a word processor to create, print and edit files. Gain an understanding of file structures so you can easily move, sort, delete, restore and search for files. Conquer navigating the internet safely as you learn new skills to improve your browsing experience; including mastering sending and receiving emails with attachments. You will also be introduced to Microsoft Office programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. T1 9a.m.-Noon R Romeoville March 4-April 29 $225 T2 6-9p.m. R Main March 4-April 29 $225

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Feb. 24-March 17

Introduction to Adobe Premiere ® Pro CC (GRAF 1049)

Adobe Premiere Pro is the film industry’s most- used software for video editing. Learn how to organize media, add video and audio, cut and trim clips, apply transitions, produce titles and add effects. These step-by-step lessons will provide practice in compositing footage, controlling clip speed and motion using key framing, animating graphics, exporting and more. T1 6-9p.m. M Main March 22-April 12 $229 Fundamentals of InDesign (GRAF 1009) Get a quick overview of this relatively new page design software. Learn how to use InDesign’s story editor, nested style sheets and information pallet. Improve your layouts with InDesign’s image editing tools that let you customize graphics with features like transparency and mixed ink color controls. T1 1-4p.m. W Main March 24-April 14 $229 Advanced Photoshop - Level Three (GRAF 1055) Focus on creating quality images for high-end business printers and commercial printing. Students will learn color management/color space concepts and will explore various photographic adjustments including color correction, curves and color replacement. Students will discover how to work with the camera raw format and HDR images. Outputting images for print and web will be covered including CYMK separations for prepress and web optimization. Completion of GRAF 1006 & GRAF 1007 is required. T1 6-9p.m. W Main March 24-April 14 $229

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