November, 2014

Upcoming SVCC Events

Click on the event title for additional details.

No Classes - Thanksgiving Holidays
Category: Academic Calendar
Date: November 27, 2014 (All day)
Bake Sale - SVCC Nursing Club
Category: SVCC Events
Date: November 20, 2014 - 08:30

The Nursing Club will have a bake sale on Nov. 20th...starting at 8:30 am until the goods are sold out.

Bake sale graphic

Online Learning Training
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: September 17, 2014 - 15:30, Date: October 7, 2014 - 13:30, Date: November 19, 2014 - 14:00, Date: November 19, 2014 - 15:00

Taking a cyber course is a big decision. Participating in a cyber course is very different from a seated course. Discussion boards, email, online chats, online tests/quizzes, submitting assignments in Blackboard...all of these can be components of your online course. Participation, self-motivation, and competency with technology are all important factors as well.

The following training opportunities are to help you become better prepared for working in an online course. Come to one or all...it is up to your schedule and your needs.  You do not need to sign-up, just show-up at the location noted for the day and time you would like to attend.

 This is a great opportunity to ask questions and get some assistance with Blackboard. When you attend the training, make sure that you know you user id and password.  Go to https://my.vccs.edu and try logging in to make sure that everything is working properly at least a couple of days before the training.  If you have difficulties logging in, send an email to sishelp@southside.edu or call 434-736-requesting assistance.

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Note the schedule/locations below:

September 17th --  3:30 pm - 4:30 pm; Rm B45 – Alberta; Rm 22 - Keysville

September 17th 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Rm B45 - Alberta

Rm 22 - Keysville

- See more at: http://www.southside.edu/student-training#sthash.efOohrF0.dpuf

October 7th -- 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm; Rm B9 – Alberta; Rm 22 - Keysville

November 19th -- 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (Alberta Only) Rm B45 - Alberta
                             3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (Keysville Only) Rm 22 - Keysville


Taking a cyber course is a big decision. Participating in a cyber course is very different from a seated course. Discussion boards, email, online chats, online tests/quizzes, submitting assignments in Blackboard...all of these can be components of your online course. Participation, self-motivation, and competency with technology are all important factors as well.

The following training opportunities are to help you become better prepared for working in an online course. Come to one or all...it is up to your schedule and your needs.  You do not need to sign-up, just show-up at the location noted for the day and time you would like to attend.

This is a great opportunity to ask questions and get some assistance with Blackboard. When you attend the training, make sure that you know you user id and password.  Go to https://my.vccs.edu and try logging in to make sure that everything is working properly at least a couple of days before the training.  If you have difficulties logging in, send an email to sishelp@southside.edu or call 434-736-requesting assistance.

Taking a cyber course is a big decision. Participating in a cyber course is very different from a seated course. Discussion boards, email, online chats, online tests/quizzes, submitting assignments in Blackboard...all of these can be components of your online course. Participation, self-motivation, and competency with technology are all important factors as well.

The following training opportunities are to help you become better prepared for working in an online course. Come to one or all...it is up to your schedule and your needs.  You do not need to sign-up, just show-up at the location noted for the day and time you would like to attend.

- See more at: http://www.southside.edu/student-training#sthash.efOohrF0.dpuf

Online Learning Training
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: September 17, 2014 - 15:30, Date: October 7, 2014 - 13:30, Date: November 19, 2014 - 14:00, Date: November 19, 2014 - 15:00

Taking a cyber course is a big decision. Participating in a cyber course is very different from a seated course. Discussion boards, email, online chats, online tests/quizzes, submitting assignments in Blackboard...all of these can be components of your online course. Participation, self-motivation, and competency with technology are all important factors as well.

The following training opportunities are to help you become better prepared for working in an online course. Come to one or all...it is up to your schedule and your needs.  You do not need to sign-up, just show-up at the location noted for the day and time you would like to attend.

 This is a great opportunity to ask questions and get some assistance with Blackboard. When you attend the training, make sure that you know you user id and password.  Go to https://my.vccs.edu and try logging in to make sure that everything is working properly at least a couple of days before the training.  If you have difficulties logging in, send an email to sishelp@southside.edu or call 434-736-requesting assistance.

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Note the schedule/locations below:

September 17th --  3:30 pm - 4:30 pm; Rm B45 – Alberta; Rm 22 - Keysville

September 17th 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Rm B45 - Alberta

Rm 22 - Keysville

- See more at: http://www.southside.edu/student-training#sthash.efOohrF0.dpuf

October 7th -- 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm; Rm B9 – Alberta; Rm 22 - Keysville

November 19th -- 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (Alberta Only) Rm B45 - Alberta
                             3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (Keysville Only) Rm 22 - Keysville


Taking a cyber course is a big decision. Participating in a cyber course is very different from a seated course. Discussion boards, email, online chats, online tests/quizzes, submitting assignments in Blackboard...all of these can be components of your online course. Participation, self-motivation, and competency with technology are all important factors as well.

The following training opportunities are to help you become better prepared for working in an online course. Come to one or all...it is up to your schedule and your needs.  You do not need to sign-up, just show-up at the location noted for the day and time you would like to attend.

This is a great opportunity to ask questions and get some assistance with Blackboard. When you attend the training, make sure that you know you user id and password.  Go to https://my.vccs.edu and try logging in to make sure that everything is working properly at least a couple of days before the training.  If you have difficulties logging in, send an email to sishelp@southside.edu or call 434-736-requesting assistance.

Taking a cyber course is a big decision. Participating in a cyber course is very different from a seated course. Discussion boards, email, online chats, online tests/quizzes, submitting assignments in Blackboard...all of these can be components of your online course. Participation, self-motivation, and competency with technology are all important factors as well.

The following training opportunities are to help you become better prepared for working in an online course. Come to one or all...it is up to your schedule and your needs.  You do not need to sign-up, just show-up at the location noted for the day and time you would like to attend.

- See more at: http://www.southside.edu/student-training#sthash.efOohrF0.dpuf

ServSafe Food Safety Training
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: October 27, 2014 - 13:00, Date: October 6, 2014 - 10:00, Date: November 18, 2014 - 15:30, Date: October 20, 2014 - 10:00, Date: November 4, 2014 - 10:00, Date: November 10, 2014 - 15:00

Restaurant workersThis course covers food safety training from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. A necessity for all restaurant owners, food service managers, cooks and line staff. Satisfies the “Person in charge” requirement of the Virginia State Health Department.

ServSafe is recognized and accepted by more federal, state and local jurisdictions than any other food safety training program. ServSafe leads the way in providing the restaurant and foodservice industry with an up-to-date, comprehensive food safety training and certification program.

Tuition: $39. Pre-registration required

Pre-registration for Alberta, South Hill, Emporia and Clarksville ServeSafe classes is required by calling Angela McClintock at 434-949-1026 or by email at angela.mcclintock@southside.edu

Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center
118 East Danville Street, South Hill

  • September 9th and 11th (Must attend both days.) 10 am – 2 pm
  • October 27th, 28th and 30th (Must attend all three days.) 1 pm – 5 pm

Southside Virginia Community College – Christanna Campus
109 Campus Drive, Alberta

  • October 6th, 7thand 9th (Must attend all three days.) 10 am – 2 pm
  • November 18th and 20th (Must attend all three days.) 3 pm – 8 pm

Southside Virginia Education Center
1300 Greensville County Circle, Emporia

  • September 2nd, 3rd and 5th (Must attend all three days.) 3 pm – 7 pm

Clarksville Enrichment Complex
1567 Noblin Farm Road, Clarksville

  • October 20th, 21st, and 23rd (Must attend all three days.) 10 am – 2 pm

Pre-registration for Keysville ServeSafe classes is required by calling Debbie Campbell at 434-736-2011 or by email at debbie.campbell@southside.edu.

Southside Virginia Community College – Daniel Campus
200 Daniel Road, Keysville

  • September 15th, 16th and 18th (Must attend all three days.) 3 pm – 7 pm
  • November 4th and 6th (Must attend both days.) 10 am – 3 pm

Pre-registration for South Boston ServeSafe classes is required by calling Debbie Campbell at 434-736-2011 or by email at debbie.campbell@southside.edu.

Southern Virginia Higher Education Center
820 Bruce Street, South Boston

  • September 30th and October 2nd (Must attend both days.) 10 am – 3 pm
  • November 10th, 11th and 13th (Must attend all three days.) 3 pm – 7 pm
Contractors A & B Exam Prep Courses
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: November 15, 2014 - 08:30

Instructor: Paul Connell
Tuition: $49
Time: 8:30 am –12:30 pm
Pre-registration required.

Clarksville Enrichment Center
1567 Noblin Farm Road, Clarksville, VA

  • September 27th
  • November 15th

Contact Angela McClintock for more information and to register.

Student Awareness: End Distracted Driving
Category: SVCC Events
Date: November 13, 2014 - 18:00

The SVCC Nursing Club presents "End Distracted Driving" a student awareness initiative.  Just a few seconds - not a very long amount of time.  Yet, when you're behind a steering wheel and your eyes leave the road - that one single second can change your life and the lives of countless others.

The community is invited to join us in a topic worth talking about.

CPR/First Aid Training (One Day)
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: October 8, 2014 - 09:00, Date: November 13, 2014 - 09:00, Date: October 25, 2014 - 08:30

HeartSavers Certification
Get your CPR Certification in one day! Learn how to perform CPR on any adult, child, and infant and how to use an AED successfully. Also learn how to treat most simple injuries or medical problems easily. Cost: $29 includes material/cards

OPTION 1
Time: 9 am – 4 pm

Southside Virginia Education Center
1300 Greensville County Circle, Emporia

    • September 10, 2014

Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center
118 East Danville Street, South Hill

    • October 8, 2014

Estes Community Center
316 N. Main Street, Chase City

    • November 13, 2014

Pre-registration required by contacting Angela McClintock at 434-949-1026 or angela.mcclintock@southside.edu for more information and to register.

OPTION 2
Time: 8:30 am – 5 pm

Virginia Workforce Center – South Boston, VA
2506 Houghton Ave., South Boston

    • September 25

Pre-registration required! Call or email Anita White to pre-register. 434-736-2004 or Anita.White@southside.edu

CPR ONLY – American Heart Association
• For Healthcare Providers
• Meets requirements for SVCC Nursing Students
Get your AHA CPR Certification in one day! Learn how to perform CPR on any adult, child, and infant and how to use an AED successfully.
Cost: $10.00
Time: 8:30 am – 2 pm (Lunch Break 30 minutes)

SVCC Christanna Campus
109 Campus Drive Alberta, VA 23821

      • September 6th
      • October 25th

Contact Angela McClintock at 434-949-1026 or angela. mcclintock@southside.edu for more information and to register.

Beginners Computer Courses
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: December 9, 2014 - 09:00, Date: September 18, 2014 - 09:00, Date: November 13, 2014 - 09:00, Date: October 1, 2014 - 09:00, Date: October 9, 2014 - 09:00

computer keyboardStudents will be introduced to the wonderful world of the computer and an overview of the Internet, in this noncredit entry level class. Students must pre-register by calling Angela McClintock at 434-949-1026.

Cost: Free
Time: 9 am – 4 pm

Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center
118 East Danville Street, South Hill
September 11, 2014
December 9, 2014

Southside Virginia Education Center
1300 Greensville County Circle, Emporia
September 18, 2014
November 13, 2014

Estes Community Center
316 N. Main Street, Chase City
October 1, 2014

Clarksville Enrichment Complex
1567 Noblin Farm Road, Clarksville
October 9, 2014

Continuing Education: Electrical - HVAC - Plumbing - Gas Fitters
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: October 14, 2014 - 18:00, Date: October 29, 2014 - 18:00, Date: November 6, 2014 - 18:00, Date: October 15, 2014 - 17:30, Date: November 5, 2014 - 18:00, Date: November 12, 2014 - 17:30, Date: October 8, 2014 - 18:00, Date: November 4, 2014 - 18:00, Date: November 5, 2014 - 18:00, Date: October 15, 2014 - 20:30, Date: November 12, 2014 - 20:30

Journeymen, Master Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC mechanics, and Gas Fitters are now required by the Virginia Board of Contractors to take a pre-determined number of continuing education hours specific to their trade as part of the licensing process. Anyone obtaining or renewing a license must take continuing education in his/her respective profession. Plumbers, HVAC technicians and Electricians must take plumber at workthree hours of continuing education in their field. Gas fitters must take one hour. (This one hour class for Gas Fitters is intended for Journeyman and Master Gas Fitters, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Fitters, and Natural Gas Fitters.) Each course covers new definitions, code changes, general requirements, impacts on the job, general use and special equipment included in the respective codes.

These classes are recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and the Virginia Board of Contractors and meet the new continuing education requirement. Certificates of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are recognized by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and will be issued to all licensed Virginia electrical tradesmen cardholders upon successful completion of the class.

The cost of the three-hour classes (Electric, HVAC and Plumbing) is $125 and the cost of the one-hour class (Gas Fitter including) is $65. A workbook highlighting the changes is included in the cost of the class and will be distributed when participants arrive for class.

ELEC 209 Electrical Tradesmen License Renew

  • Alberta September 24, 2014 6:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Keysville October 14, 2014 6:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • South Boston October 29, 2014 6:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Alberta November 6, 2014 6:00 pm–9:00 pm

211 Tradesman HVAC Code Update

  • Alberta September 25, 2014 6:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Keysville October 15, 2014 5:30 pm–8:30 pm
  • Alberta November 5, 2014 6:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • South Boston November 12, 2014 5:30 pm–8:30 pm

PLMB 210 Plumbing Tradesmen License Renewal

  • South Hill September 2, 2014 6:00 pm–8:55 pm
  • Keysville October 8, 2014 6:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • South Hill November 4, 2014 6:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • South Boston November 5, 2014 6:00 pm–9:00 pm

GASF 2200 Gas Fitters

  • Keysville October 15, 2014 8:30 pm–9:30 pm
  • South Boston November 12, 2014 8:30 pm–9:30 pm
Continuing Education: Electrical - HVAC - Plumbing - Gas Fitters
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: October 14, 2014 - 18:00, Date: October 29, 2014 - 18:00, Date: November 6, 2014 - 18:00, Date: October 15, 2014 - 17:30, Date: November 5, 2014 - 18:00, Date: November 12, 2014 - 17:30, Date: October 8, 2014 - 18:00, Date: November 4, 2014 - 18:00, Date: November 5, 2014 - 18:00, Date: October 15, 2014 - 20:30, Date: November 12, 2014 - 20:30

Journeymen, Master Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC mechanics, and Gas Fitters are now required by the Virginia Board of Contractors to take a pre-determined number of continuing education hours specific to their trade as part of the licensing process. Anyone obtaining or renewing a license must take continuing education in his/her respective profession. Plumbers, HVAC technicians and Electricians must take plumber at workthree hours of continuing education in their field. Gas fitters must take one hour. (This one hour class for Gas Fitters is intended for Journeyman and Master Gas Fitters, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Fitters, and Natural Gas Fitters.) Each course covers new definitions, code changes, general requirements, impacts on the job, general use and special equipment included in the respective codes.

These classes are recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and the Virginia Board of Contractors and meet the new continuing education requirement. Certificates of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are recognized by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and will be issued to all licensed Virginia electrical tradesmen cardholders upon successful completion of the class.

The cost of the three-hour classes (Electric, HVAC and Plumbing) is $125 and the cost of the one-hour class (Gas Fitter including) is $65. A workbook highlighting the changes is included in the cost of the class and will be distributed when participants arrive for class.

ELEC 209 Electrical Tradesmen License Renew

  • Alberta September 24, 2014 6:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Keysville October 14, 2014 6:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • South Boston October 29, 2014 6:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Alberta November 6, 2014 6:00 pm–9:00 pm

211 Tradesman HVAC Code Update

  • Alberta September 25, 2014 6:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Keysville October 15, 2014 5:30 pm–8:30 pm
  • Alberta November 5, 2014 6:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • South Boston November 12, 2014 5:30 pm–8:30 pm

PLMB 210 Plumbing Tradesmen License Renewal

  • South Hill September 2, 2014 6:00 pm–8:55 pm
  • Keysville October 8, 2014 6:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • South Hill November 4, 2014 6:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • South Boston November 5, 2014 6:00 pm–9:00 pm

GASF 2200 Gas Fitters

  • Keysville October 15, 2014 8:30 pm–9:30 pm
  • South Boston November 12, 2014 8:30 pm–9:30 pm
Career Readiness Certificate Prep Course
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: September 17, 2014 - 16:00, Date: November 12, 2014 - 16:00

Virginia’s Career Readiness Certificate helps employers by certifying that a recipient possesses core skills in applied math, reading for information, and locating information — skills that are required by at least 85% of all jobs profiled by ACT Workkeys in the country.

Why CRC?
There is great concern in the private sector about the gap that exists between the skills required in today’s workplace and those exhibited by potential and incumbent employees. Businesses have trouble finding and hiring people who have basic employable skills and who are therefore trainable for specific jobs. The Career Readiness Certificate is a portable skills credential, assuring employers that a job
applicant actually has the basic skills they seek.

Contact:
Angela McClintock at 434-949-1026 or angela.mcclintock@southside.edu
Dennis Smith at 434-736-2008 or dennis.smith@southside.edu
Pamela Taylor at 434-572-8289 or Pamela.taylor@southside.edu

CAREER READINESS CERTIFICATE (CRC) PREP-COURSE

Southside Virginia Community College – Christanna Campus
109 Campus Drive, Alberta
September 17, 2014 4 pm – 8 pm

Southside Virginia Education Center
1300 Greensville County Circle, Emporia
November 12, 2014 4 pm – 8 pm

Testing available upon request. Call Angela McClintock to schedule at 434-949-1026.

Introduction to Word
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: November 12, 2014 - 09:00, Date: September 30, 2014 - 09:00, Date: September 25, 2014 - 09:00, Date: October 16, 2014 - 09:00, Date: October 30, 2014 - 09:00

MS WordCost: $20
Time: 9 am – 4 pm

Southside Virginia Education Center
1300 Greensville County Circle, Emporia

  • September 10, 2014
  • November 12, 2014

Estes Community Center
316 N. Main Street, Chase City

  • September 30, 2014

Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center
118 East Danville Street, South Hill

  • September 25, 2014
  • October 16, 2014

Clarksville Enrichment Complex
1567 Noblin Farm Road, Clarksville

  • October 30, 2014

Pre-registration for non-credit classes is required by calling Angela McClintock at 434-949-1026 or by email at angela.mcclintock@southside.edu.

Basic Desktop Publishing
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: November 11, 2014 - 09:00

Get a solid introduction and foundation in basic desktop publishing. Basic terms and concepts of design layout will be discussed. This workshop will discuss the use of popular software to use in designing everyday print pieces (greeting cards, calendars, flyers, business cards,etc.).

Fee: $25.00

Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center
118 East Danville Street, South Hill
November 11, 2014 9 am – 4 pm

Pre-registration for non-credit classes is required by calling Angela McClintock at 434-949-1026 or by email at angela.mcclintock@southside.edu.

ServSafe Food Safety Training
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: October 27, 2014 - 13:00, Date: October 6, 2014 - 10:00, Date: November 18, 2014 - 15:30, Date: October 20, 2014 - 10:00, Date: November 4, 2014 - 10:00, Date: November 10, 2014 - 15:00

Restaurant workersThis course covers food safety training from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. A necessity for all restaurant owners, food service managers, cooks and line staff. Satisfies the “Person in charge” requirement of the Virginia State Health Department.

ServSafe is recognized and accepted by more federal, state and local jurisdictions than any other food safety training program. ServSafe leads the way in providing the restaurant and foodservice industry with an up-to-date, comprehensive food safety training and certification program.

Tuition: $39. Pre-registration required

Pre-registration for Alberta, South Hill, Emporia and Clarksville ServeSafe classes is required by calling Angela McClintock at 434-949-1026 or by email at angela.mcclintock@southside.edu

Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center
118 East Danville Street, South Hill

  • September 9th and 11th (Must attend both days.) 10 am – 2 pm
  • October 27th, 28th and 30th (Must attend all three days.) 1 pm – 5 pm

Southside Virginia Community College – Christanna Campus
109 Campus Drive, Alberta

  • October 6th, 7thand 9th (Must attend all three days.) 10 am – 2 pm
  • November 18th and 20th (Must attend all three days.) 3 pm – 8 pm

Southside Virginia Education Center
1300 Greensville County Circle, Emporia

  • September 2nd, 3rd and 5th (Must attend all three days.) 3 pm – 7 pm

Clarksville Enrichment Complex
1567 Noblin Farm Road, Clarksville

  • October 20th, 21st, and 23rd (Must attend all three days.) 10 am – 2 pm

Pre-registration for Keysville ServeSafe classes is required by calling Debbie Campbell at 434-736-2011 or by email at debbie.campbell@southside.edu.

Southside Virginia Community College – Daniel Campus
200 Daniel Road, Keysville

  • September 15th, 16th and 18th (Must attend all three days.) 3 pm – 7 pm
  • November 4th and 6th (Must attend both days.) 10 am – 3 pm

Pre-registration for South Boston ServeSafe classes is required by calling Debbie Campbell at 434-736-2011 or by email at debbie.campbell@southside.edu.

Southern Virginia Higher Education Center
820 Bruce Street, South Boston

  • September 30th and October 2nd (Must attend both days.) 10 am – 3 pm
  • November 10th, 11th and 13th (Must attend all three days.) 3 pm – 7 pm

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