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CAREER AND TECHNICAL

Career Technical Education and Adults in the Workforce (Including Older Adults) Pathways

Cake Decoration Level 1-6

Learn how to mix colors, decorate cakes with equipment bags and tips, edges, issues 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 instructor Rosa S. Martinez at (831)724-4246.

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 ala instructora Rosa S.Martinez al (831) 724-4246

Green Valley Center, Room/Salon 6, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Thu/Jue 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Martinez
Level/Nivel 1: Basic Steps/Pasos Básicos Jan 25 - Feb 22 $100
Level/Nivel 2: Flowers and Paste/Flores de Pasta Mar 1 - Mar 22 $100
Level/Nivel 3: Two Tier Dec./Decoración de dos pisos y más Mar 29 - May 3 $100
Level/Nivel 4: Basic Fondant/Crema Fondant Básica May 10 - Jun 7 $100

Green Valley Center, Salón/Room 6, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Fri/Vie 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Martinez
Level/Nivel 5: Inter. Fondant/Crema Fondant Intermedio Jan 26 - Feb 16 $100
Level/Nivel 6: Advan. Fondant/Crema Fondant Advansado Feb 23 - Mar 16 $100

Computación basica e intermedia

Prepárese para obtener un nuevo trabajo y aprenda las destrezas de software que se requieren hoy en dia en una oficina o empresa. Le mostramos cómo manejar el nuevo sistema operativeo de Microsoft Windows 10 y tambien las aplicaciones de productividad como son el Microsoft Word, Excel y Powerpoint 2016 en un nivel basico e intermedio. Aprenda tambien el uso del correo electronico basico para comunicarse con los maestros de su escuela y tambien al avanzado para un ambiente de oficina. Pre-Requisitos: Uso de ratón y teclado. (No Classes: Abr 3, 5)
Green Valley Center, Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Mar & Jue 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Solorio
Session 1: Feb 13 - Apr 26 $75

Computer Repair/Upgrade

Learn the components of the computer, how to use the latest utility programs, with new up to date lessons. Work with PC’s, MAC’s, Notebooks and Desktops. Learn virus, spyware detection and removal, file and data transfer. Network your home, file and printer sharing and go wireless. Put together and KEEP the system you design in class. (No Class: Apr 3)
Green Valley Center, Room 9, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Tue 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Rubio
Session 1: Jan 16 - Mar 20 $115 Session 2: Mar 27 - Jun 5 $115

Computer Repair Upgrade

Career Ready 101

Career Ready 101 is a comprehensive program that brings together courses from both KeyTrain and the Soft Skills Suite. It also offers users an integrated aproach to exploring careers and their skill requirements and builds life literacy through lessons about financial awareness, job searching, and prepares students to take the WorkKeys exams.
Green Valley Center, Room 8, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Tue & Thu 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Staff
Jan 16 - Jun 7 (No Class: Apr 3, 5) $125 per module

WorkKeys

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. There will be a $10 No Show fee.

Green Valley Center Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville Calvillo

Every Friday 1:00 p.m. $75

(NO Testing on Mar 30, Apr 6, and May 4)

How to Sell on eBay- Level 1

Learn what you need to know to start selling on eBay. Learn how to research your items, take photographs, write descriptions, list them on eBay, ship them and collect your money safely. Discover marketable items around your house and learn to sell them safely without leaving home. Recommended prerequisites: Intro to Computers, Email and the Internet or equivalent skills.
Green Valley Center, Room 8, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Thu 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Marchisello
Session 1: Feb 1, 8, 15 and 22 $75

 

How to Sell on eBay- Level 2

Continue learning how to sell on eBay using advanced tools in the listing process to make your items more interesting to potential buyers. Explore more deeply what was covered in Level 1. Students are encouraged to bring items to list during class time. Recommended prerequisites: How to Sell on eBay Level 1 or equivalent skills.
Green Valley Center, Room 8, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Thu 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Marchisello
Session 1: Apr 19, 26, May 3 and 10 $75

How to Use your iPhone/iPad and Android Devices 
Learn how to use your iPhones, iPads and Android devices. Bring them in and let’s have fun learning how to do more.
Green Valley Center, Room 1, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Fri 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Marchisello
Session 1: Mar 9, 16, and 23 $75 Session 2: Apr 13, 20 and 27 $75

have fun learning how to do more

Green Gardener Certification 

Emphasis on Irrigation (English and Spanish) This bilingual 10-week series covers all aspects of ecological landscaping with an emphasis on irrigation. Class includes 4 lab sessions in irrigation where the students have an opportunity to practice irrigation theories. This class is suitable for landscape industry employees seeking Green Gardener certification.

Certificatión del Jardinero Verde

Enfasis en Riego (Inglés y español) Estas series de 10-semanas bilingües cubren todos los aspectos de jardineria ecológica con enfasis en riego. La clase incluye 4 secciones de practica de laboratorio en lo cual los estudiantes tendran la oportunidad de lo que han aprendido acerca de la teoria de riego en la clase. Esta clase es apropiada para jardineros y empleados de la industria de jardinería quienes están en búsqueda de una Certificación a través del Jardinero Verde.

Green Valley Center, Room 6, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville

Wed/Mie 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. White

Mar 28 - Jun 6 (No Class: Apr 4) $100

Sat/sáb 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon TBD

Introduction to Computers, Email and the Internet

A fun, low stress introduction to word processing, the Internet and email for beginners. Learn how to use WordPad as well as Microsoft Word. Explore the Internet and learn how to set up an Email account and send emails with attachments. Learn about the wonderful world of templates and how to use them to write resumes, make flyers, cards, invitations, and address labels. No computer experience necessary! This class is for beginners. Session 2 repeats Session 1. (No Class: Feb 12 & 19)
Green Valley Center, Room 8, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Mon & Wed 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Marchisello
Session 1: Jan 29 - Feb 28 $50 Session 2: Apr 9 - May 2 $50

Introduction to Digital Photography I  An introduction to Digital Photography to get you started in this fascinating new field. Learn about the types of digital cameras, some tips on how to take great photos, how to use the basic controls, how to download into a computer, and finally how to organize and label your photos in a photo archive program. Learn how and where to print your photos or order photo products. Recommended Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers, Email and the Internet or equivalent skills.
Green Valley Center, Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Tue 1:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Hampton
Jan 23 - Feb 20 $65

Introduction to Digital Photography II Explore Adobe Photoshop Elements Quick, Guided and Expert Edit modes. In five hand son workshops, learn some of the many fascinating ways to dramatically enhance digital photos including how to improve lighting and color, remove blemishes to flatter subjects or restore old photos, and add or remove elements to improve composition. Recommended Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers, Email and the Internet or equivalent skills.
Green Valley Center, Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Tue 1:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Hampton
Feb 27 - Mar 27 $65

Introduction to Digital Photography III Now we get to the really fun part! These are project-based classes to help you begin using more of the powerful flexible tools provided by the Adobe Photoshop Elements expert editor including layers and adjustment layers, masks, and filters to enhance normal photos with control or creatively alter them to create digital photo art and collages. Digital Photography II or equivalent skills are strongly recommended as a prerequisite.
Green Valley Center, Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Tue 1:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Hampton
Apr 10 - May 8 $65

Microsoft Excel 2013 Learn the basics of spreadsheet management, design, layout, formulas and practical applications for work and home.
Green Valley Center, Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Mon & Wed 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Staff
Session 1: Jan 17 - Feb 7 $75
 

Microsoft Powerpoint 2013 Learn the basics to create and share great looking presentations. Use new skills to create
that dynamic presentation using the new ribbon interface and many other features.
Green Valley Center, Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Mon & Wed 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Staff
Session 1: Feb 14 - Feb 21 (No Class: Feb 19) $75
 

Microsoft Word 2013 Learn the basics to create and share professional-looking documents by combining a comprehensive set of writing tools with easy-to-use interfaces.
Green Valley Center, Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Mon & Wed 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Staff
Session 1: Mar 5 - Mar 21 $75

Office Skills Computer Class Open Entry- Start Anytime Prepare Yourself For an Office Job 
Even if you have never used a computer, we can give you an introduction to word processing, email, internet, spreadsheets, how to manage databases, make sales presentations using Microsoft Office 2016 and Windows 10. (No class: Apr 3, 5)

Green Valley Center, Room 8, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville

Tue & Thu 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Robertson

Session 1: Jan 16 - Mar 22 $125 Session 2: Mar 27 - Jun 7 $125

Tue & Thu 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Robertson

Session 1: Jan 16 - Mar 22 $100 Session 2: Mar 27 - Jun 7 $100

Security Officer Certification. This program trains individuals for careers in homeland security in both the public and private sectors. Graduates will be eligible for positions in private security and loss prevention. Covered topics include Code of Ethics. Power of Arrest and terrorism awareness and prevention (first 40 hours required training). Must be 18 years or older, US Citizen or legal resident, pass BSIS criminal background check. (additional cost $50 application fee and $50 finger printing fee). (No Class: Apr 3, 5)
Green Valley Center, TBD, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Tue & Thu 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Staff
TBD $200

QuickBooks 2014
QuickBooks is accounting software useful for small and medium-sized businesses that accept business payments, manage and pay bills, and payroll functions. (No Class: Feb 12, 19, Apr 2, 4, May 28)

Green Valley Center, Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville

Mon & Wed 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Torres

Session 1: Jan 17 - Mar 21 $100 Session 2: Mar 28 - Jun 6 $100

Website Design Create and Edit Your Own Website Create/edit websites for your business or your family using free online services. Explore computer based tools used in the design, creation, and editing of websites. Basic computer knowledge is expected. Taught on PC’s, but applicable to Macintosh.

Green Valley Center, Room 9, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville

Tue & Thu 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Staff

TBD $75

Woodworking Building and refinishing furniture, cabinet work, lathe work, and furniture repair using power and hand tools to complete projects. Introduction to Computer Numeric Control (CNC). Additional $10 materials fee paid in class. (NO Class: Apr 5)
Watsonville High School, Room 702, 250 East Beach Street, Watsonville
Thu 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Patiño
Session 1: Jan 18 - Mar 22 $75 Session 2: Mar 29 - Jun 7 $75

Sewing- Beginning 

This class if for students new to sewing. Get to know your sewing machine and it’s functions, learn clothing construction, sewing for the home and create unique gifts. Class will also cover pattern layout, fabric choices and different construction techniques. Please bring your sewing  machine and tools to class. Limited loaner machines are available for an extra fee.
Santa Cruz Center, 350 Taylor Street, Santa Cruz
Wed .  6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  Homan
Session 1:   Aug 16 - Oct 11        $105

Sewing Workshop 
An open lab style class for students who have completed Beginning Sewing or equivalent experience. Work on your projects in a supportive environment with a teacher available for assistance. Bring your sewing machine and tools to class.
Santa Cruz Center, 350 Taylor Street, Santa Cruz
Wed  6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  Homan
Session 1:  Oct 18 - Dec 20  $105

Sewing supplies