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EP!C Classes Schedule – Summer 2019 Enrollment

Pre-Employment

By the end of the 10 week course participants will learn how to job hunt using different methods, develop communication skills, learn the parts of an application and practice filling them out, interview basics and practice, safety in the workplace, hygiene and dressing for work, social skills, criticism workshop, and includes completing a resume for portfolio.

The purpose of this class is to prepare the student for the workforce with basic skills.

*Culinary, Horticulture & Technology classes will be referred to participate in this program after completion to focus on job development and possible placement upon graduation.

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Horticulture

By the end of the 10 week course participants will learn basic gardening rules, safety, garden maintenance, planting/germination, harvesting, plant health and care,  participate in a field trip, and spend a lot of time in the EP!C Harvest garden and greenhouse.

Some types of employment opportunities could be working in a greenhouse or nursery (watering, planting, maintaining the greenhouse).

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Technology

By the end of the 10 week course participants will gain: basic computer skills, Understanding Word, Powerpoint and Excel, typing skills, email and internet safety. Participants will get to go on a field trip and set up an account on typing.com so they can continue gaining skills on their typing even after class.

Some types of employment opportunities could be data entry positions and social media blogging.

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Culinary

By the end of the 10 week course participants will gain basic cooking skills, learn kitchen safety skills, nutrition information, food prep, learn to follow a recipe, learn to make grocery lists, and read labels. Participants will explore industry careers, participate in a field trip, and apply for their food handler’s permit.

Some types of employment opportunities could be working in a commercial kitchen setting (bussing tables, food prep, banquet type hosting positions, buffet style).

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Life Skills

By the end of the 10 week course participants will gain basic life skills for living on their own. Safety skills – including scams, strangers and disaster plans, kitchen safety skills, house cleaning, laundry skills, hygiene, lawn care, banking & budgeting and dressing for success. This class meets at our Lyons Court location in Peoria and participants will earn a certificate after completion.

The purpose of this class is to prepare the student for living more independently with basic skills.

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Art Experience

By the end of the 10 week course participants will hone art skills, gain art experience in mediums such as ceramics, acrylic painting and glass-work.  Students will work on projects commissioned by Ronald McDonald House of Central Illinois. The artwork will be hung in their new Peoria location after completion.

*Summer Session Only

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For more information or to send in an application contact Rachel Grys-Doan, Curriculum Coordinator, at rgrysdoan@epicci.org or 309-689-3669