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MS Office and google Applications with Spanish Support Level I   -Section 4400  

MS Office and google Applications with Spanish Support Level I   -Section 4400  

This is the first course in the Microsoft Office 2021 series. Prepare to get a new job and learn the software skills that are required today in an office or company. We show you how to handle productivity applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel. We will create professional documents, flyers, spreadsheets, and charts in the new Office 2021 suite. The basics of Google Drive and Docs will be covered. Pre-Requisite: Basic computer knowledge is expected.
Prepárese para obtener un nuevo trabajo y aprenda las destrezas de software que se requieren hoy en día en una oficina o empresa. Le mostramos cómo manejar las aplicaciones de productividad como son el Microsoft Word y Excel en un nivel básico e intermedio. Vamos a crear documentos profesionales y hojas de cálculo Office 2021 y también en Google Apps. Pre-Requisitos: Uso básico de la computadora.
Green Valley Center, Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Tue &Thu/ Mar& Jue                                        6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.                                 Solorio
Section 4400                                                   Jan 18 -Mar 7                                             $40 
(Spanish Support)

MS Office and Google Applications with Spanish Support Level II  

This is the second course int the MS Office 2021 series. This course covers the intermediate features of Microsoft Word 2021 necessary to produce professional quality documents including Word Art, Smart Art, Mail Merge, Reports and Newsletters. It also covers intermediate features of Microsoft Excel including conditional formatting, formulas, advanced conditional and financial functions. We will work on medium to advanced exercises in Google Docs and Google Sheets. Pre-Requisite: Must have been enrolled in basic MS Office course or equivalent computer experience.
 Este curso es la continuación de la clase básica de Microsoft Office 2021. En esta clase se trabaja a un nivel intermedio y también se ven algunas funciones avanzadas de Microsoft Word como el Word Art, Smart Art, Mail Merge, Newsletters y reportes las cuales son necesarias para crear documentos de calidad profesional. También se cubre el Excel lo que es la cereación de spreadsheets, conditional formatting, formulas, conditional and financial functions. También trabajaremos con Google Docs y Google Sheets. Pre-Requisitos: Debe haberse inscrito en un curso básico de Office o tener la experiencia básica manejando estos programas.
Green Valley Center, Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Tue&Thu/ Mar & Jue                             6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.                                           Solorio

Section 4301                                           Mar 12 - May 21                                                 $40 

REGISTER REGISTRARSEBasic Computer Skills with Spanish Support  

Learn the basic computer skills needed to navigate the Windows 10 operating system, create and manage files and folders, use the internet and email, and create and edit documents in Microsoft Word. The class will introduce students to basic computer skills and prepare them for more advanced computer classes. We will cover the basics of Google Drive and Google Docs.
Aprenda los conocimientos básicos que se requieren para manejar una computadora, crear documentos, navegar en internet y crear emails. Esta clase le prepara para otras clases de computadoras más avanzadas. Este curso cubre el manejo de programas para crear documentos como MS Word y también Windows 10. Cubriremos los conceptos básicos de Google Drive y Google Docs.
IWtasonville Downtown Center(WDC)                                                
Mon & Wed/Lun y Mie                              6:00 - 8:30PM                                                     V. Garcia     
Section 9992                                           Jan 22 - Jun 4


               Introduction to Typing and Computer Fundamentals

This course is specifically designed for beginners with little or no computerexperience. We will learn to type, complemented by practical exercises aimed atenhancing your typing pace. As you gain confidence with the keys, we will guide you through the basics of document creation and email usage. You don’t need any prior experience, just the desire to learn.
Este curso está diseñado específicamente para principiantes con poca o ninguna experiencia en computadoras. Vamos a aprender a escribir con el teclado (typing), haremos muchos ejercicios para que mejores tu velocidad al escribir. Te mostramos como aplicarlo mediante la creación de documentos muy básicos y el e-mail. No necesitas ninguna experiencia previa, solo el deseo de aprender.
Green Valley Center (GVC), Room 8, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Wed/Mie                                                             6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.                                                           V. Garcia
Section TBD                                                            Jan 24 - Jun 5

REGISTER REGISTRARSEIntuit QuickBooks Desktop  2021 -Online Class

QuickBooks Online meets all the objectives of the QuickBooks Certified User exam.  It includes setting up a new company and chart of accounts; recording transactions with customers, vendors and employees; managing lists; running and customizing  reports and much more!
Pre-requisites: Must have Quickbooks desktop installed on a Windows computer. Basic accounting concepts are recommended.

Location: Distance Learning , Remote
Tue/Thu                     6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.                                              G. Guzman

Section 4010            Feb 13  - Jun 6                                                          $100
have fun learning how to do more
QuickBooks Online


Students are required to have a high school diploma or equivelant priorto enrollment.
The cosmetology program will offer the required training to obtain a California Cosmetology License. Cosmetology encompasses the study and beautification of hair, skin and nails. We offer a 1,000 hour program that will prepare students for passing the California State Board. We also start the exploration and understanding in the vast opportunities of the cosmetology field and all it has to offer.
Watsonville Downtown Center (WDC), Room 6, 320 Rodriguez Street, Watsonville
English Only clas
Tue-Thu                                                        9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.                                    Herrington
Fri                                                                  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.                                   English Only                            
Section 10001                                                   Jan 17 - Jun 7                                          $8,500
Bilingual class
Mon-Thu                                                        9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.                                   TBD
Fri                                                                  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.                                 
Section 10002                                               Jan 17 - Jun 7                                             $8,500
Pre-Apprenticeship Program  Section 4220

Pre-Apprenticeship Program  Section 4220

This pre-apprenticeship course (Building Trades Program) is a basic introduction to the essential fundamentals of the crafts in the construction industry. This is a lecture-lab type of course where students are introduced to Orientation and Industry Awareness, Tool and Materials, Construction Health and Safety, Blueprint Reading, Basic Math for Construction, Heritage of the American Worker, Diversity in the Construction Industry, Green Construction, Financial Literacy. Students will gain and overview of the construction industry, attitudes and behaviors, the role of an apprentice, union membership, motivation and code of conduct, getting along at work, interview skills, and the building trades. The objective of this course is to prepare pre-apprentices toward the pathway of the Building Trades Apprenticeship programs by exposing students to the fundamentals of the construction industry.
•Must be interested in a career in construction
•Must be 18 years old or older
•Must possess a High School Diploma/GED/HiSET or completed higher education
•Must possess a valid Driver’s License
•Must be able to work legally in the USA
•Must be able to pass a drug screening
Location: Institute of Language and Culture 320 Rodriguez Street, Watsonville, CA 95076
Mon-Wed                                   5:00PM-9:00PM         Jan 22-Mar 27
Sat                                             8:00AM-4:00PM         Feb 24, Mar 9 & Mar 23
                       Saturday classes will be held at:
                       Castroville Training Center
                       11445 Commercial Pkwy, Castroville, Ca 95012
What will you achieve?
Successful graduates of this 144 hour class receive:
  • The Multi-Craft Core Curriculum (MC3) certificate, recognized nationwide by the Building and Construction Trades
  • An OSHA-10 certificate that you have successfully completed basic safety training
  • First Aid/CPR certificate
  • A tool bag, Red Wing work boots, and a basic set of tools.
Must pre-register to verify minimum requirements

Section 4220
Cake Decoration Level 1-6

Cake Decoration Classes will not be available on Spring 2024

Learn how to mix colors, decorate cakes with equipment bags and tips, edges, tissues and figures of flowers and much more. At every level, recipe information and tips will be shared on homemade pastries and fillings for cakes with seasonal fresh fruit. Each level is more advanced and intense. This class needs to be started from the first level. The first day of every level will be an overview and orientation. It is required that each student bake their cake before class. At the end of each level, you will receive a certificate of completion. Any questions please call the office at (831) 786-2160.

                                                                          Decoración de Pasteles Nivel 1-6 
Aprenda cómo mezclar colores, decorar pasteles con equipo de puntas y bolsas, bordes, tejidos y figuras de flores y mucho más. En cada nivel se comparten recetas y tips sobre reposteria, panes caseros, y se enseñan a hacer rellenos de pastel con fruta fresca de temporada. Cada nivel es más avanzado e intenso. Se requiere iniciar desde el primer nivel. El primer dia de cada nivel será un repaso y orientación. Se requiere que cada estudiante hornee su pastel antes de clase. Al final de cada nivel, usted recibirá un certificado de completacion del nivel. Cualquier pregunta llamar a la oficina al (831) 786-2160.
Decoraci n de Pasteles
Green Valley Center, Room/Salón 6, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Thu/Jue                                5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.                              Martinez
Registration Section 7010 Level/Nivel 1: Basic Steps/Pasos Básicos                                        No avail      
RegistrationSection 7011 Level/Nivel 2: Flowers and Paste/Flores de Pasta                          No avail       
RegistrationSection 7012 Level/Nivel 3: Two Tier Dec./Decoración de dos pisos y más.     No avail       
RegistrationSection 7013 Level/Nivel 4: Basic Fondant/Crema Fondant Básica                    No avail       

Green Valley Center, Salón/Room 6, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Fri/Vie                                5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.                                 Martinez
RegistrationSection 7016 Level/Nivel 4: Basic Fondant/Crema Fondant Básica                   No avail         
RegistrationSection 7014 Level/Nivel 5: Inter. Fondant/Crema Fondant Intermedio          No avail        
RegistrationSection 7015 Level/Nivel 6: Advan. Fondant/Crema Fondant Advanzado        No avail     
WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate Section 440

WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate Section 440

WorkKeys is the leading job skills assessment system in the nation, measuring real world
fundamental skills that are critical to job success. Some employers use the system to determine hiring qualifications. Pre-registration required due to limited seating. Please call 831-786-2160 for more information. There will be a $10 No Show fee.
Location:  Green Valley Center (GVC) , Room 8, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Every Friday                                 12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.                                                       Staff
Section 440                                                                                                                                   $75       
Location:  Santa Cruz Center (SCC) , Room 2, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Every Wednesday                            12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.                                                  Staff
Section 440                                                                                                                                   $75     
WorkKeys Curriculum Section 441-
ACT WorkKeys Curriculum helps individuals build the essential career-relevant skills needed for learning, personal development and effective job performance. It’s the only curriculum built from the ground up to align with the WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate® assessments. The courses are delivered via a personalized, mobile-based learning management system. The platform delivers a meaningful learning experience and provides users with a customized study schedule and detailed instructional content.

Location: Green Valley Center (GVC) , Room 5, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville                                     Fine
Mon - Fri                                                   9:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m. 
Mon - Thu                                                 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Section 441,442                                            Jan 17 - Jun 7
Location:  Santa Cruz Center (SCC) , Room 8, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville                                      Shirley
Mon -Fri                                                    9:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m. 
Mon - Thu                                                 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Section 443,444                                          Jan 17 - Jun 7     
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