By the end of the 12 week course participants will learn how to job hunt using different methods, learn the parts of an application and practice filling them out, interview practice and basics, safety in the workplace, hygiene and dressing the part, social skills, criticism workshop, and field trip. The purpose of this class is to prepare the student for the workforce with basic skills.
By the end of the 12 week course participants will learn basic gardening rules, learn about the greenhouse effect, safety, garden maintenance, planting/germination, harvesting, plant health and care, field trip, and a lot of time in the garden and greenhouse. Some types of employment opportunities could be working in a greenhouse (watering, planting, maintaining the greenhouse).
By the end of the 12 week course participants will gain: basic computer skills, learns word, powerpoint, excel, typing skills, email, internet safety and social media social skills. They will get to participate in a field trip, get an account on typing.com so they can continue gaining skills on their typing even after class, and a certificate. Some types of employment opportunities could be data entry positions and social media blogging.
By the end of the 12 week course participants will gain basic cooking skills, kitchen safety skills, social skills, nutrition information, food prep, learn to follow a recipe, learn to make grocery lists, and read labels. They will also get to participate in a field trip, cook different items, and earn a certificate. Some types of employment opportunities could be working in a commercial kitchen setting (bussing tables, food prep, banquet type hosting positions, buffet style).
By the end of the 12 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, and dressing for success. This class meets at our Lyons Court location in Peoria and participants will earn a certificate after completion.