January brings many options for both job skill and fun classes from the Paris Junior College-Sulphur Springs Center continuing education department.
To register for these classes or to obtain further information, call 903-885-1232.
Cake Decorating Part 1: Colorful Cakes & Cupcakes combines easy decorating techniques with unique designs through three basic icing techniques. Learn how to adjust icing textures and tips and tricks on icing a cake. Tuition includes a basic decorating kit and icing for a dozen cupcakes. Students should bring one dozen cupcakes of any flavor along with 15-2 inch squares of wax paper. The class is offered from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 11.
Computer Essentials Level I is designed for the person that has very limited computer training. The student will learn basic computer tasks, using windows, proper mouse and keyboard techniques, computer lingo and “buzz” words. The class will meet from 4 to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays, Jan. 12-19.
“Let’s Get Social” teaches how to setup a Facebook account, define privacy settings and learn the risks. Other social sites to be discussed will include Twitter, SnapChat, InstaGram and Pinterest. The class will meet on Thursdays, Jan. 14-21, from 4 to 5 p.m.
The Initial Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers class on lifesaving skills for respiratory and cardiac emergencies will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22. The American Heart Association certifies the class.
Microsoft Word Level 1 covers creating, saving and opening documents; editing documents; cut/copy/paste and find/replace; formatting text and paragraphs; formatting documents; and creating and formatting tables. The class meets Fridays, Jan. 22-29, from 1 to 4:30 p.m.
Cake Decorating Part 2: Basic Piping and Flowers is offered on Monday, Jan. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. Students will learn how to make professional looking flowers and designs through the use of basic piping, writing and flower techniques, as well as tips and tricks to make common flowers include roses, chrysanthemum, and hydrangeas.
A Nurse Aide class will be offered from 5 to 9 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays, Jan. 25-Feb. 17, and the clinical meets Mondays-Thursdays, Feb. 16- March 1 from 5 to 9 p.m. The class offers preparation for entry level nursing assistants.
Computer Essentials, Level 2 – Internet teaches students to feel confident when surfing the Internet. The class includes learning to print only what is needed instead of the entire website, how to know if a website is secure before entering personal data, and basic tips and tricks for effective searching. The class will meet from 4 to 5 p.m., Tuesdays and a Thursday, Jan. 26 – Feb. 2.
Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers Recertification for CPR certified cardholders is offered from noon to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 27. The American Heart Association certifies the class.