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    Home Health Aide

    Home Care Companion + Home Health Aide

    Registration: CLOSED

    Start Date: TBD

    Tuesdays and Saturdays. 
    5:00 PM  – 9:00 PM Tuesdays

    8:00 AM - 02:00 PM Saturdays

    Location:
    Norwalk Community College

    40 Sessions

    • Registrants must go through an interview process to determine their eligibility for this program. Limited Spots
    • Interview dates: (To be Determined)
    • English Level: Intermediate
    • Program Cost: $300 (Flexible payments options available)

    English for Healthcare

    Registration: CLOSED

    Start Date: Winter 2022

    Mondays and Wednesdays
    6:15 – 8:45 PM

    Location:
    Smilow Life Center

    55 Chestnut St.
    Norwalk, CT 06854

    24 Sessions

    • Registrants need to take an English Placement Test prior to Sep. 14, 2021
    • English Level Required: Intermediate
    • Classes include Customer Service for Healthcare
    • Students who attend 70% of classes will receive a certificate of completion
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    Culinary

    English for Culinary

    Registration: CLOSED

    Start Date: TBD

    Tuesdays and Thursdays
    8:00 – 10:00 AM

    Location:
    Online 

    22 Sessions

    • Classes include Customer Service for Culinary
    • English Level Required: High Beginner
    • Students who attend 70% of classes will receive a certificate of completion.

    Culinary Specialty

    Registration: CLOSED

    Start Date: TBD

    Saturdays
    8:00 – 10:00 AM

    Location:
    Building One Community

    6 Sessions

    • Cost: $15 payment required in order to register
    • Classes are taught in Spanish
    • Participants will receive Serv Safe Certification awarded by the National Restaurant Association after passing their exam.
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    Construction & Landscaping

    OSHA-10 For Construction

    Registration: CLOSED

    Start Date: TBD 

    Saturdays & Sundays

    1:00 to 7:00 pm

    Location:
    Building One Community

    2 Sessions

    Must attend both sessions to receive the OSHA 10 card, which is available 2-3 weeks after completing the training. (Delivery times may vary due to the current pandemic).
    • The class will be taught in Spanish
    • $50.00 Payment required in advance to register (It covers the OSHA 10 Card Cost).

    OSHA-30 For Construction

    Registration: CLOSED

    Start Date: TBD

    Location:
    Building One Community

    4 Sessions

    Must attend all sessions to receive the OSHA 30 card, which is available 2-3 weeks after completing the training.
    (Delivery times may vary due to the current pandemic).
    • $50.00 payment required in advance to register (It covers the OSHA 30 Card Cost).
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    Retail

    English for Customer Service, Sales and Retail

    Registration: OPEN

    From: January 18 to March 8, 2022

    Tuesdays and Thursdays
    6:00 – 08:00 PM

    Location:
    Online 

    15 Sessions

    • Learn the vocabulary and sales techniques to succeed in Retail.
    • Learn how to provide excellent customer service to ensure a positive client experience while shopping.
    • Learn how to assist customers with products, product warranties, store policies, and processing payments and returns.
    • English Level Required: 2
    • Students who attend 70% of classes will receive a certificate of completion.
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    Essential Work Skills

    Job Search Clinic

    Registration: CLOSED

    Location:
    Online 

    Start Date: TBD

    • Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
    • 10:00 to 11:30 am
      Followed by mentoring sessions one on one, who will work remotely on building their resumes and support them during their job search.

    Technology Literacy

    Registration: OPEN

    Level 1 - From January 6 to March 24, 2022

    Location: Building One Community

    Thursdays 5:30 to 7:00 pm

    12 Sessions

    Learn the basics of computer literacy through hands-on use of how to operate a computer’s hardware & software.

    • How to use the keyboard, touchpad, and other essential computer devices.
    • Connecting to the internet, web browser navigation, email administration.
    • Dive into creating, editing, and sharing documents on the cloud.
    • Cybersecurity threats, and prevention.
    • English Level preferably: 1

    Information Technology - Level 2

    Location: Hybrid (Building One Community - Online).

    From January 8 to March 26, 2022

    Saturdays 8:00 to 10:00 am.

    12 Sessions

    Pre Requisite: Level 1 completed. 

    Learn how to use the features for online documents, presentations, spreadsheets, online forms, calendars, and access to digital libraries.

    • Cybersecurity 2
    • Children's Internet Monitoring
    • English Level preferably: 2

     

    Tools to Create a Budget

    Registration: CLOSED

    Start Date: TBD

    6:00 to 7:30 pm

    1 Session

    • Learn how to budget based on your income and your expenses.
    • Identify your needs and establish both priorities and limits on your family's finances.
    • The webinar will be conducted in Spanish
    • Pre-registration required.

    Location:
    Online 

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    Immigrant Entrepreneurship Incubator Program

    Registration: CLOSED

    Start Date: Winter 2022

    Location: Online

    Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00 to 7:30 PM

    10 Sessions

    Learn how to:

    • Plan for a healthy business
    • Identify Business Structures
    • Prepare for Financial & Tax responsibilities
    • Dive into the basics of Accounting to help set your business for success!
    • Must complete all entrepreneurship incubator classes to be enrolled in our one on one free mentorship for three months.

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