• L&T staff report
Seward County Community College/Area Technical School has Professional and Community Enrichment courses available in the near future.
Participants are asked to sign as quickly as possible before classes fill.
“You can register by calling 620-417-1170, e-mailing b&
or faxing the form to 620-417-1179,” said business and industry director Norma Jean Dodge in an e-mail to the Leader & Times.
Professional development classes include:
• Safety in the Workplace – This three-hour course will prepare participants in preparing for the North American Technician Excellence/Industry Competency Exams core test.
This class will cover the following topics: soft skills, trade tools, safety, heat and matter, electrical, fundamentals, transformers and motors, electrical diagrams and test instruments.
The class is $50 for one session and will take place this Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.;
• Workplace Etiquette – Office professionals will learn customer service and workplace etiquette skills in the form of telephone etiquette (Part 1) and “Netiquette” (e-mail and Internet Part 2) in order to better help clientele at work.
This class is $15 each or $25 for both and will take place from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 4 and 11; and
• Microsoft Word – Attendees will learn the ins and outs of using Microsoft Word in the office setting and the various functions of Word in this five-part series: Word Basics, Working with Text, Working with Objects, Reviewing Documents and Collaboration and Doing More & Extras.
This class will be $20 each or $90 for all five sessions and will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays from Sept. 10 through Oct. 8.
Some community enrichment classes have already started or are scheduled to start soon, but those still open for enrollment include:
• Concealed carry – Kansas Concealed Carry Handgun class is for citizens seeking licensure to carry concealed firearms.
Students must have a valid Kansas driver’s license.
This class is $100 for one session and can be taken from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 6, Oct. 18 or Dec. 6;
• Intro to Jewelry Making – This course covers the creation of jewelry, primarily using sheet metal and wire.
“You will learn to create jewelry using a jeweler’s saw and various hand tools,” Dodge said. “Soldering will also be introduced.”
The class is three sessions at a cost of $69 and will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 13, 20 and 27; and
• Floral design – Learn the art of making bows, puffs, loops and learn how to arrange fresh and silk flowers.
The class is 10 sessions at a cost of $95 and will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays from Sept. 16 through Nov. 18.