This series of six, one-day workshops by Carla Farra will teach you what you need to know to work in the exciting and creative field of makeup artistry. Through lecture, demonstration and hands-on practice, you’ll learn how to create the basic beauty look. You’ll also learn professional etiquette and gain resources for entering the field. Class space is very limited, so register today and get started on your new career.
Healthcare is one of the most job-secure fields of the next few decades. The Westside Extension certificate program in Medical Insurance Billing & Coding will give you basic foundational knowledge and skills. Gain an understanding of the jobs that are available in the industry and the career paths to them. Our comprehensive certificate program, developed by professionals in the field, consists of 10 required classes and more than 80 hours of class time, plus plenty of practice. Classes are conveniently held on Saturdays and the program can be completed in about six months. Attend a FREE orientation session on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 10am to learn more about the field and our top quality program.
New income limits for California’s Homemade Food Act (AB1616) enable you to sell up to $50,000 per year of select low-risk food items made in your home kitchen! This step-by-step course provides detailed information for starting and operating a fun and profitable “Cottage Food” business. You’ll learn how to conduct a product assessment, develop your recipes, calculate both ingredient and packaging costs, and appropriately price and label homemade food items. If you’re always being told your jalapeno cookies are divine, or if you have a passion for artisan foods and an entrepreneurial mindset, don’t miss this class.
More and more courts, workplaces, labor organizations, commercial transactions, service providers, HOAs and other community organizations are turning to – even requiring – mediation. The skill set is incredibly useful at work and in life – for parents with children, teachers with students, employers with staff, issues with merchants, etc. Add this valuable set of skills to both your life and your resume. Our interactive workshop provides lecture, demonstration, exercises, role-plays and group debriefing to give you a foundation you can leverage into a service or a career. If you like the idea of helping people reach mutually-agreeable (win-win) solutions, imagine getting paid to do it! Come to a FREE orientation on Saturday, March 7 at 10 am to meet the instructor, find out about the uses of and opportunities in Mediation and see if you have what it takes!
Broaden your culinary horizons with Westside Extension’s cooking classes! In Cupcakes 101, you’ll learn the essentials of filling, baking, and storing cupcakes - as well as tips and tricks for making cream frosting. Then you’ll bring your own cupcakes and practice the basics of frosting, piping, dipping, and stenciling on fondant to create customized cupcakes for special events like baby showers and weddings. Or learn how to Make Your Own Sushi
– you’ll have fun and do it for about one-fifth of what it costs to eat at a sushi bar. Kenji will explain how to make sushi rice and talk about the principal ingredients (where and what to buy) and food safety. Next he’ll demonstrate, and then you’ll make, three types of rolls. So, get cooking and enroll today!
We offer many great technology and computer classes to get you up to speed in no time at all. Today’s iPhone and iPad can do so much more than make calls and transmit text. In iPhones, iPads….I’m Lost, Bob Cohen will show you how to make the most of your iPhone or iPad as you learn how to set up and use it for email, texting, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi networks. The Windows 7 operating system and user interface continues to dominate the PC market. Introduction to Windows 7 will familiarize you with the program’s key features, benefits and security, as well as how to personalize it, change settings, set up the extra features it offers for the Internet, and add and remove programs. In How to Sell on eBay Roberto Cruz will show you how to sell any item, such as jewelry, clothing, books, tickets–you name it, people will buy it! Learn winning strategies for posting and marketing your item, collecting payment, shipping and maximizing profit.
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