General Courses

Continuing education and professional development

Lifelong Learning For All

Continuing Education courses focus on lifelong learning with diverse education programs that meet the needs of our local communities. We offer professional development courses and non-credit certificate programs.

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Fitness-Bodies in Motion

Students will enjoy the "fitness made fun" atmosphere while listening to music from the 1930's, 1940's and 1950's. The class includes chair exercises and activities that may improve eye, hand and foot coordination as well as balance, flexibility range of motion and energy. Must be at least age 60 to register for $25. The non-senior rate is $75. 

FIT 702 5004-Sycamore Public Library-11:00-11:45 a.m.  March 7-April 18 (Tuesday/Thursday)
FIT 702 5003-Barb City Manor, DeKalb-2:00-2:45 p.m.   March 7-April 18 (Tuesday/Thursday)

Fitness-The Complete Workout

This class is for adults of all ages who want to get in shape and/or stay fit.  Classes will include stretching, strength training and cardio workouts.  Students will work at their own pace and will need to bring hand weights (3-5 pounds), an exercise mat and water.  Please bring a large exercise ball if you have one.  Wear comfortable clothes and gym shoes.  Must be at least age 60 to register for $25. The non-senior rate is $75.  NEW TIME!

FIT 704 5002-Indian Creek Middle School (Waterman)-6:30-7:15 p.m.  March 13-April 20 (Monday/Thursday)
FIT 704 5003-Indian Creek High School (Shabbona)-4:00-4:45 p.m.     March 13-April 19 (Monday/Wednesday)

CPR for Healthcare Providers

This class is designed for certification, as well as recertification, to cover the role of healthcare providers who respond to cardiovascular and respiratory emergencies. Proper CPR skills, the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), relieving foreign body airway obstructions, and using a bag mask will be presented. A certification card and equipment rental fees are included in the course fee. The required manual, Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Manual, American Heart Association ISBN: 978-1-61669-407-4 is available at the College bookstore for $17. Students are required to bring this manual to class. Wear comfortable clothing. To be certified, no part of this class can be missed. Cost of the class is $55.

Thursday, April 27, 2017 (B2301) 1:00p-5:30p No refunds after 04/20 CTH 700 5002
Thursday, June 15, 2017 (B2301) 1:00p-5:30p No refunds after 6/07 CTH 700 1001
Thursday, June 29, 2017 (B2301) 1:00p-5::30p No refunds after 6/21 CTH 700 1002
Thursday, July 20, 2017 (B2301) 1:00p-5:30p No refunds after 7/12 CTH 700 1003
Thursday, July 27, 2017 (B2301) 1:00p-5:30p No refunds after 7/19 CTH 700 1004

 

Heartsaver AED/CPR

This class is designed to provide lay rescuers when to phone 911, how to give CPR, how to use an AED (automated external defibrillator), and how to provide relief of choking.  Adult and
child CPR and AED and infant CPR will be covered.  A certification card and equipment rental fees are included in the course fee.  The required manual, The Heartsaver CPR AED book is
again, the 2015 Guidelines, ISBN #978-1-61669-421-0 is available at the college bookstore for $19.00.  Students are required to bring this manual to class.  Wear comfortable clothing.  To be
certified, no part of this class can be missed. Classes are held in B2301.  Cost of the class is $55.00.

Thursday, March 16, 2017 (B2301) 5:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m No refunds after 03/09/17     HEA 707 5001

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