Community Education Courses Available in February

QuickBooks, Heartsaver First Aid and in-depth training for child development associates are among the continuing education courses being offered to the public at the Paris Junior College-Sulphur Springs Center campus during February.
Courses will be conducted on the campus at 1202 West Houston. For registration or additional information, call 903-885-1232 or visit

QuickBooks Level 1 covers the popular record keeping software used by small businesses today. Learn to keep accurate records for more successful and profitable business management. The class is scheduled for Fridays, Feb. 27-March 13, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A Nurse Aide class will be offered from 5 to 9 p.m., Monday-Wednesday, Feb. 2-25, and the clinical will meet Mondays through Fridays, March 2-11, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The class offers preparation for entry level nursing assistants. The course is again offered Feb. 9-23, Monday through Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the classroom with the clinical held from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Feb. 24-March 13.

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The Child Development Associate (CDA) training requires 120 hours of classroom and a verification site visit as set forth by the Council for Professional Recognition. The course is delivered through a hybrid format, with training taught half face to face and half online. The class will meet from 6 to 9 p.m., Tuesdays, Feb. 3-May 21.

Basic Life Support Recertification for CPR certified cardholders is offered from 12 to 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 13. The American Heart Association certifies the class.

Welcome to the World of Computers is offered from 8 to 11:30 a.m. on Fridays, Feb. 20-27. The course is designed for the person with limited computer skills. Students will learn basic computer tasks, keyboard techniques, computer lingo and how to navigate the Internet.

The Heartsaver First Aid CPR & AED (automated external defibrillator) class teaches basic first aid and CPR/AED procedures, including first aid skills recommended by the Occupational Safety and Health Agency, to those with a duty to respond to a first aid or cardiac emergency. The course meets on Friday, Feb. 20, 8:30 am to 4 p.m.

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