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--Boot Camp (0-0-5)
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 herbs, Provencal Vegetable
Tart and Herbes de Provence Grilled Lamb Chops.
CFE364 Asian Cuisines:Japan (0-0-0)
Buying and eating locally has become one of the most popular
trends. Schenectady and the Capital District as a whole have
not been excluded from this trend. Come spend some time with
Chef Christopher and learn about the Schenectady Green
Market, pick out some produce as part of the class and
travel back to the SCCC kitchens to learn how to prepare
some delicious, seasonal healthy meals.
CFE368 Celebrate the Harvest (0-0-0)
Learn to make professional quality pizzas in your home
kitchen. Students will learn about the variety of doughs,
sauces and toppings that can be used to make great pizza.
The class will prepare a variety of different pizza doughs.
Every student will have the opportunity to shape, top and
bake several pizzas. Although the class will utilize
professional ovens, we will discuss techniques for
duplicating the results in your own oven. *All students
must come dressed to bake with an apron, a hair band or
hat to restrain their hair and closed toed shoes.
CFE376 Artisan Breads for Home (0-0-0)
Students will spend the morning in a commercial kitchen preparing
and baking a variety of flatbreads, both yeast raised and
unleavened. Flatbreads allow you to add new textures and
flavors to your menu. As an added bonus, many of them can be
made quickly. Breads will include Middle-Eastern pita,
Indian filled naan, French fougasse, Moroccan crisp
flatbreads and more. ALL STUDENTS MUST COMEDESSED TO BAKE WITH AN APRON, A HAIR BAND OR HAT TO RESTRAIN THEIR HAIR AND CLOSED TOED SHOES.
CFE383 Classic Croissants/Filled Var (0-0-0)
Students will learn to prepare the classic French laminated
pastry dough for croissants. Unlike many commercial
examples, these croissants will be made with pure
unsalted butter, the many layers of which gives them
their flaky texture. From our dough, students will shape and
bake plain butter croissants, almond croissants, and pain au chocolate as well as
a savory ham and cheese variation. ALL STUDENTS MUST COME DRESSED TO BAKE WITH AN APRON, A HAIR BAND OR HAT TO RESTRAIN THEIR HAIR AND WEAR CLOSED TOED SHOES.
CFE384 Server/Waitstaff Boot Camp (0-0-0)
This class will help participants acquire top level customer
service skills & demonstrate their relationship to
profts & gratuity; tips to improve suggestive selling;
guidelines for establishing long term guest
relationships; and ways of increasing guest check
averages. An intensive discussion of all these factors and
role playing exercises will assist each participant in
practicing, becoming comfortable and perfecting all the
acquired service skills effectively. Class is open to
novice and experienced servers and wait staff.
CFE385 Cream Puffs and Eclairs (0-0-0)
This is a hand-on class that will introduce students to some
of the foundation techniques of French pastry making.
Students will prepare and bake the classic pate a choux to
create cream puffs and eclair shells. We will make a
variety of fillings and toppings using different techniques
to prepare a nice assortment of pastries for each student to
take home. *All students must come dressed to bake with an
apron, a hair band or hat to restrain their hair and closed
CFE386 8Hr Sec Grd Pre-Assign Traing (0-0-0)
The 8 hour pre-assignment training certificate is the
minimum requirement to work in security in New York State.
This training class is developed in accordance with the NYS
Security Guard Act and presents an overview of a security
guard's duties and responsibilities under the law. the
certificate is earned by passing the exam at the end of
CFE387 16 Hour Sec OTJ Training (0-0-0)
NYS Department of Criminal Justice Services requires this
16 hour course. This course provides teh required training
and certification to security personnel within the first 90
days of employment.
CFE388 8Hr Sec Guard Ann Refresher (0-0-0)
Security guards are required to complete this 8 hour
in-service training course to meet the nYS Department of
Criminal Justice Services requirements every year.
Participants will receive a certificate of completion at the
end of the course.
CFE389 Ballet Dance Instruction (0-0-0)
Whether it's a refresher course for those with some training
or your first taste of ballet, come and enjoy learning
ballet. Students ages 12 and older are welcome to attend
this open level dance class. Students are asked to wear
clothing that is easy to move in, to pull their hair off the
face and wear ballet slippers.
CFE391 Web Opt for Small Bus on Budg (0-0-0)
Explore free or inexpensive online tools you can use
yourself to create a Web presence for your business,
including Google Sites and Weebly, low-cost hosting like Intuit.com and GoDaddy.com, e-commerce "stores in a box," and social networking
sites. Examine the pros and cons of each tool and
choose the ones that are right for your business and
CFE392 Building a Free Website (0-0-0)
If you want a web site but aren't sure where to begin, start with Weebly.com. Weebly offers a free, easy-to-use drag and drop tool for "non-techies". Weebly supplies the page designs and hundreds of free quality photos: you supply the content. In this hands-on course, you will learn how to use Weebly to build your free Web pages.
CFE395 Intr Video Game Design (0-0-0)
Do you love video games? Have you ever wanted to
learn how to create fun and entertaining video games?
Join two professional game developers from Vicarious
Visions to learn all about the game development process.
Students ages 13-18 will look at existing games to learn how
to balance and design games, understand programming
concepts, work in a group or alone to create new games
and talk with professional game developers to understand
careers in games. Students may bring their own laptops.
CFE396 Intr to Africa-Amer History (0-0-0)
This course will examine the origin of African-American
people in continental Africa and trace the Black experience
in America to the present. Emphasis will be placed on
African roots, transition to slavery, the realities of
slavery, opposition to slavery, the civil war,
reconstruction and its aftermath, the period of Jim Crowism,
Black Nationalism, African-American participation in the
world wars, institutional development and the modern
civil rights movement.
CFE397 Puff Pastry Dough & Pastries (0-0-0)
TIPS training is a dynamic, skills-based training program
designed to prevent intoxication, drunk driving and underage
drinking by enhancing the fundamental "people skills" of
servers, sellers and consumers of alcohol. TIPS gives
individuals the knowledge and confidence they need to
recognize potential alcohol-related problems and intervene
to prevent alcohol-related tragedies. TIPS training
satisfies the requirement in NYS that regulates server
training. Also, many insurance companies provide discounts
to establishments whose employees are TIPS certified.
Materials fee: $20. TIPS booklet to be purchased in the
bookstore prior to class.
CFE399 Knife Skills/Basic Cook Tech (0-0-0)
The primary emphasis of this workshop will be on
teaching students to safely use a chef's knife.
The instructor will demonstrate proper technique for
slicing, dicing, chopping and julienne (matchstick
cut). Students will practice these skills on a variety of
fresh vegetables. The instructor will discuss knife
selection and show various methods of sharpening
knives. Utilizing the vegetables cut in class, the chef
will demonstrate a variety of basic cooking
techniques including steaming, blanching, sauteing,
braising and roasting. Students are encouraged to
email the instructor, Chef Paul Krebs,
@email@example.com prior to class for suggestions
on bringing a suitable knife for class. There will be
additional knives available for students to try. *All
students must come dressed to bake with an apron,
a hair band or hat to restrain their hair and closed
CFE401 Doughnuts and Fritters (0-0-0)
This is a hands-on-class in which students will work in a professional kitchen with an experienced baker and learn how to prepare these popular treats. Students
will make fresh apple fritters and both yeast-raised and cake doughnuts.
CFE402 Cert. Specialist of Wine Prep (0-0-0)
This course will prepare the student to take the Society of Wine's Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) exam, which tests a candidate's wine knowledge and mastery of key elements within the worlds of viticulture and wine production.
CFE524 Basic Emt Training (0-0-0)
This course is designed to meet New York State Health Department (Bureau of Emergency Health Services) requirements for Emergency Medical Technician training. This course is updated yearly to include materials appropriate for EMT training as included in the New York State EMS program CFR/EMT/AEMT student manual. The course will adhere to the SCCC/REMO AMT Sponsor's agreement and all current New York State regulations for EMT training, including requirements for class time and instructor certification. Students should note that some Saturday sessions are required in addition to regularly scheduled class hours. PR: All students must be at least 18 years old.
CFE526 E M T Refresher (0-0-0)
This course is designed to meet New York State Health Department (Bureau of Emergency Health Services) requirements for EMT Refresher. New laws and policies will be discussed, as well as new technology appropriate to the course which has been introduced during the past three years. The course will adhere to the SCCC/REMO AMT Sponsor's Agreement and all current New York State regulations for EMT-B training, including requirements for class time and instructor certification. PR: A student may have a current EMT card that will expire in less than 18 months; a student who was certified as a NYS Emergency Medical Technician may have a lapsed certification; a student w