CFA090 GED Extension (0-0-15)
This class features an applied curriculum designed to
significantly improve success rates on the GED exam.
Emphasis will be on assisting students with low reading
and math grade levels to build basic reading, writing, and
mathematical skills. Additional workbook fees may be
CFA097 GED Prep (Adult Basic) (0-0-15)
determine applicant desirability. Our highly experienced
instructors will help you reduce your test anxiety with
finely tuned study aids, build your vocabulary and math
skills, and provide you with strategies to answer questions
CFA118 Basic Computer Skills (0-0-15)
This stress-free workshop is intended for those who want to
learn commonly used computer skills in the Windows operating
system. Simple, non-technical explanations, combined with
hands-on experience, will help you feel comfortable using a
computer and learning computer basics. Topics covered
include the mouse, the desktop environment, menus, how to create
folders and organize your information, how to protect your
computer from computer viruses, and how to use e-mail. Students will
also learn to use the Internet and the basics of Microsoft
Word. *STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO BRING A FLASH DRIVE TO CLASS.
CFA120 Get the Most from Internet (0-0-3)
You constantly hear "check it out on the web" but you don't
know how to get started. Your instructor has posted your
assignments on a website or you have registered for a
distance learning course but you don't know what to do.
This course introduces you to the Internet, aka the World
Wide Web. Learn how to get around, bookmark your
favorite sites, use search engines to conduct research,
and much more.
CFA124 Day Series: MS Office 2000 (0-0-15)
Students will learn how to use Microsoft's Windows
consumer operating systems in this introductory course. They
will learn how to maneuver, customize and control the
computer, and ensure a safe computing environment.
Discover Windows updates and why they should be
installed. Students will also learn how to multi-task,
manage folders and files, create shortcuts, how to install
and use software, and much more.
CFA170 Intro to Access XP (0-0-5)
Do you need to maintain extensive data and then generate
reports for analysis? Learn how to design this relational
database to meet your educational and business needs. This
course covers the development of a database and begins to
explore how to query the data.
CFA171 Intro to Excel XP (0-0-5)
Colleges and universities require students to create,
analyze and share important data quickly. This introductory
course covers how to structure your spreadhseet for data
input, how to create formulas, then progress to dynamically
displaying the results in a custom chart. With Excel, you
will get the most out of your information.
CFA172 Intro to MS Word XP (0-0-5)
This introductory course covers the basics of word
processing and provides instruction on how to create
attractive, appealing documents. Colleges and universities
require students to prove their writing proficiency by
composing numerous papers. Competent word processing
skills are needed for optimum communication.
CFA173 English as a Second Language (0-0-15)
This course is designed to assist ESL (English as a Second
Language) students from the community to learn to speak
and write the English language. It focuses on correct
pronunciation, conversational skills, writing skills, and
necessary grammar lessons.
CFA174 Amer Red Cross Babysitting (0-0-2)
This course is designed for young people ages 11 and older.
The topics include babysitting responsibilities, accident
prevention, how to respond in an emergency situation, first
aid for injuries, diapering, and feeding. Students who
attend will receive an American Red Cross certification.
Students should bring their own lunch.
CFA175 Foreign Accent (0-0-5)
This course introduces the Incident Command System
(ICS) nad provides the foundation for the higher level ICS
training. This course describes the history, features and
principles, and organizational structure of the Incident
Command System. It also explains the relationship between
ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
CFB102 NIMS ISC-402 (0-0-0)
This course describes the major responsibilities of an
executive as related to an incident/event, including the
agency administrator briefing and delegation of authority.
It explains the administrative, logistical, financial and
reporting implications of large incident/event operations.
It is designed for elected officials, senior executives,
senior managers and agency administrators with policy
responsibilities but without specific ICS or Multi-Agency
Coordination System function/roles or responsibilities.
CFB103 Medical Transcription (0-0-0)
The CNA program prepares students to take the written and practical skill exam to obtain the New York State Nursing Home Nurse Aide Certification A Certified Nurse Aide performs delegated tasks involving personal care of residents of long-term care skilled nursing facilities. The majority of CNAs are employed at geriatric nursing facilities; however CNAs are also in demand for work with pediatric and developmentally disabled residents. The SCCC/HPOG CNA course has a minimum of 90 classroom hours and a minimum of 90 classroom hours and a minimum of 30 hours of rotations in clinical sites. Included in the HPOG CNA training is an additional 40 hours of Personal Care Aide (PCA) training for those who might prefer to work in home settings. The CNA/PCA course lasts approximately 7 weeks and, to ensure success, it provides more than the requirednumber of classroom and lab hours.
CFE008 Basic Job Search Skills (0-0-0)
A Home Health Aide (HHA) has a scope of care services wider and more advanced than a PCA. Several times a year, we offer this standalone 4 week, 75 hour training, which includes 40 hours to reach PCA including 8 hours clinical rotations in a home care or assisted living setting. Labor market analysis projects a growing demand and high need for in-home care professionals in the next 10 years.
CFE115 Medical Terminology (0-0-0)
Interact more effectively in the medical
community and increase your desirability
for careers in the medical field! Positions
such as medical transcriptionist/secretary,
hospital clerk, insurance claims processor
and EKG technician, all require a working
knowledge of basic medical terminology.
This course will increase your medical
vocabulary and comprehension through a
systematic approach to decoding medical
terminology. Simple, non-technical
explanations of medical terms with
references to anatomy, physiology,
pathology, surgical procedures, and a
variety of diseases will be presented. You
will learn how to read and interpret this
language by identifying prefixes, suffixes
and root words. Participants will also be
introduced to basic EKG interpretation,
with a focus on related terminology.
CFE133 Intro to Windows 98/ME (0-0-.48)
Learn the proper way to maneuver, customize and control
your computer. Discover how to multi-task,
create shortcuts, manage folders and files, and how to
perform system maintenance.
CFE134 Ode to a Good Cigar (0-0-0)
Start working with your phots like a pro! This beginning level class will show you how to use the tools available in Adobe PhotoShop (version CS4). Students will learn to enhace their photos and how to work with layers. Weekly projects will better acquaint you with the PhotoShop environment. STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO BRING A FLASH DRIVE TO CLASS.
CFE140 The Victorian Lady (0-0-0)
Take this extraordinary opportunity to get in the saddle
again. Or, if you've never ridden before, you'll experience
a most invogirating workout while learning proper English
riding technique (the horse does not do all the work!).
Horse grooming, tacking, and barn management are also taught
with safety always a prime consideration. Ride in one of
the Capital District's largest indoor arenas, the New
Horizons Stables. For those who have always been drawn to
strong, yet gentlest of creatures, now is the time.
CFE142 How to Write Short Stories (0-0-0)
Explore your creativity with a little help from the experts
at American Greeting. Learn how to edit your prized photos
and use this versatile software to create personalized
original greeting cards and many more creative projects.
CFE144 Intro to Gardening (0-0-0)
Learn the fundamentals of Muhammad, the Koran,
the Taliban, as well as appreciation of the varied art and
culture of the Islamic world. Using maps and slides,
participants will become familiar with the history of Islam
as well as current aspects, including the Islamic community
in the United States. The role of Islamic art will be
explained, pointing out where examples can be found.
There will be time for discussion.
CFE148 Annuals and Perrenials (0-0-0)
Don't let that old banjo gather dust in the attic. Dig it
out and learn how to play three fingers Scruggs-style
bluegrass banjo. This is the most popular style used today
in bluegrass and country music alike. This course is
designed for teh absolute beginner. There is no need for
the student to be able to read music since the stand form
of music notation is not used for learning the banjo. This
course will consist of instructor demonstrations, individual
practice sessions and one-on-one help from the instructor.
No one will be asked to play anything by themselves in front
of the class. *Each student will need to bring a 5 string
banjo, a plastic thumb pick and 2 metal finger picks. All
other material will be provided by the instructor, including
a CD of the entire course.
CFE179 Nutrition:Eating Right (0-0-0)
Have you ever wondered how a computer works? Do
you want to understand hardware components and
computer terminology? This course will introduce you to
what is inside the Central Processing Unit (CPU), what each
component does, and what to look for in a computer. You
will learn basic computer terminology and techniques that
will make you a more knowledgeable computer user.
CFE196 Lost Generation (0-0-0)
This course will provide you with the basic skills you need
to work at and manage a bar that serves alcoholic and
non-alcoholic beverages. It will introduce you to basic
production processes and varieties of alcoholic beverages.
Laws and procedures related to responsible alcohol service
will be explored and reviewed. Students will become
certified through the Training and Intervention Program for
Servers of Alcohol (TIPS). MATERIALS FEE: $20 TIPS BOOKLET
TO BE PURCHASED IN THE BOOKSTORE PRIOR TO CLASS.
CFE325 Wine Exploration and Tasting (0-0-0)
The topic of wine tasting can be daunting. With this course, you will feel much more comforable with not only discussing but tasting with confidence. Discussion and tasting in each class will allow you to explore the topic from the fruit to the process, to the service, and pairing with foods. Over eight weeks, we will cover white wines (Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Riesling), red wines (Cabernet Sauvignon,
Merlot, Chianti, Pinot Noir) and Sparkling/Champagne.
CFE341 Prof Baking for Children (0-0-0)
Join Chef Gail Sokol on a baking and cooking extravaganza that will focus on measurement, correct sanitation, and mixing methods. Young chefs
(ages 10-13 years) will learn to make a variety of different delicious dishes that students will get to bring home and share with family and friends! For information on the recipes that will be made, please contact Workforce Development at (518) 381-1315 or visit our website at:
YOUNG CHEFS ARE ASKED TO BRING AN APRON, CLOSED TOE SHOES, A WATER BOTTLE AND A BAGGED LUNCH.
CFE351 Prof Cooking for Children (0-0-0)
Come join chef Gail Sokol for a Cooking extravaganza.
Young chefs will learn to prepare cheese puffs, macaroni
and cheese, pot stickers, chicken piccata, quiche Lorraine,
cornbread, herbed flatbread, and more. Proper measuring
skills, sanitation, and kitchen science will be emphasized.
Each young chef should bring an apron and wear closed-toed
CFE352 Cooking for Adults (0-0-0)
Students will be making pastries using Danish dough, quick
breads, chocolate pound cake, various pies and cookies.
Topics include proper sanitation, weights and measurements.
Please bring an apron to class.
CFE353 Tennis for Beginners (0-0-0)
Join Chef Gail Sokol on a baking and cooking extravaganza that will focus on
measurement, correct sanitation, and mxiing methods. Young chefs
(ages 10-13 years) will learn to make a variety of different delicious dishes that
students will get to bring home and share with family and friends! For information on the recipes that will be made, please contact Workforce Development at
(518) 381-1315 or visit our website at:
YOUNG CHEFS ARE ASKED TO BRING AN APRON, CLOSED TOE SHOES, A WATER BOTTLE AND A BAGGED LUNCH. ,
CFE355 Prof Cooking Par & Kids (0-0-0)
This is a hands-on class that will take the mystery out of
baking with yeast. Each student will mix, shape, bake and
take home two loaves of crusty Italian bread. Students will
learn the necessary techniques to prepare yeast breads at
home. *All students must come dressed to bake with an
apron, a hair band or hat to restrain their hair and closed
CFE359 Artisan Bread Techniques (0-0-0)
Come learn about the various wine regions of Italy as well
as the different cheeses. Students will taste a variety of
wines and cheeses from Italy and gain confidence in
selecting wines and cheeses for your next party.
CFE363 French Cuisine:Provence (0-0-0)
Come discover the cuisine of Provence, France; a cuisine highly influenced by vegetables, seafodd, lamb and its neighbor Italy. Students will learn to make light and healthy dishes from this region such as Soupe au Pistou, Bouillabaisse, Ratatouille, Ragout of New Potatoes, Artichokes with Garlic and h