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SKILLS DEVELOPMENT CLASSES

CPR 1

Healthcare

CPR - Spanish

Registration: OPEN

Date: August 2024

Day and Time: Saturday, 9:00am-12:00pm

Location:
Building One Community - 417 Shippan Ave 1st floor, Stamford.

1 Session

  • Learn how to recognize and handle emergency situations.
  • Care for breathing and cardiac emergencies.
  • Program Cost: $55 (Payment required in person at registration time)
  • Class will be taught in Spanish

CPR - Haitian Creole

Registration: OPEN

Date: JUNE 1, 2024

Day and Time: Saturday, 9:00am - 12:00pm

Location:
Building One Community - 417 Shippan Ave, Stamford, 1st Floor

1 Session

  • Learn how to recognize and handle emergency situations.
  • Care for breathing and cardiac emergencies.
  • Program Cost: $55 (Payment required in person at registration time)
  • Class will be taught in Haitian Creole

English for Home Health Care

Registration: OPEN

Start Date: FALL 2024

Day and Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm 

Location:
Building One Community - 417 Shippan Ave, Stamford, 2nd Floor

12 Sessions

  • Learn grammar, vocabulary and customer service skills needed in the healthcare field.
  • English Level: Beginner
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Culinary

English for Culinary

Registration: OPEN

Start Date: Fall 2024

Day and Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Building One Community, 417 Shippan Avenue, 2nd Floor, Stamford, CT

12 Sessions

This course covers the English vocabulary, grammar, and customer service techniques you need when working in restaurants, catering, and other culinary businesses.

  • English Level Required: 1
  • Students who attend 70% of classes will receive a certificate of completion.

Professional Cooking Techniques

Registration: OPEN

Start Date: July 8 2024

End Date: August 26, 2024

Day and Time: Mondays, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: TBD

8 Sessions

  • Cost: $25 fee required to register (It includes class materials and certificate).

Food Handler Certification

Registration: CLOSED

Start Date: TBD

Day and Time: TBD

Location: 417 Shippan Ave Stamford CT
Building One Community

1 Session

  • Cost: $52 fee required to register (It includes class materials and certificate).
  • Participants will receive a Serv Safe Certification awarded by the National Restaurant Association after passing their exam.
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Construction & Landscaping

OSHA-10 For Construction

Registration: OPEN

Dates: OCTOBER 5 & 6, 2024

Day and Time: Saturday & Sunday, 11:30 am - 4:00 pm 

Location:
Building One Community - 417 Shippan Avenue, 1st floor, Stamford, CT

Cost: $50

2 Sessions

  • Must attend both sessions to receive the OSHA 10 card, which is available 3 - 4 weeks after completing the training. (Delivery times may vary due to the current pandemic).
  • Payment for the training is required at registration time. (It covers the OSHA 10 Card Cost).
  • Class will be taught in Spanish

OSHA-30 For Construction

Registration: OPEN

Dates: July 20 & 21, 27 & 28, 2024

Day and Time: Saturday & Sunday, 8:00am- 4:45pm

Location:
Building One Community - 417 Shippan Avenue, Stamford, CT

Cost: $150

4 Sessions

This 4-session program provides construction workers with training on common workplace safety and health hazards.

  • Must attend all sessions to receive the OSHA 30 card, which is available 2-3 weeks after completing the training (Delivery times may vary).
  • Payment for the training is required at registration time. (It covers the OSHA 30 Card Cost).
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Essential Work Skills

Information Technology Level 1

Registration: OPEN

Location: 401 Shippan Ave, Stamford - AmeriCares Wellness Center

Start Date: September 2024

Saturdays 7:30 am to 9:30 am

Cost: Free

12 Sessions

Learn the basics of computer literacy through hands-on use of how to operate a computer’s hardware & software.

  • How to use the keyboard, touchpad, and other essential computer devices.
  • Connecting to the internet, web browser navigation, email administration.
  • Dive into creating, editing, and sharing documents on the cloud.
  • English Level preferably: 1

Information Technology Level 2

Registration: OPEN

Location: Online

Start Date:  September 2024

Saturdays 10:00 am to 11:45 am

Cost: Free

12 Sessions

This class is designed to practice and strengthen all content that was learned in Level 1.

Learn:

  • How to use the features for documents, presentations, and spreadsheets.
  • How to create and use forms online, online calendars, and access digital libraries.
  • Cybersecurity and cybercrime threats, and prevention.
  • Children's monitoring when using the internet.
  • English Level preferably: 1

Immigrant Entrepreneurship Incubator Program

Registration: OPEN

Start Date: September 16, 2024 

End Date: October 16, 2024

Day & Time: Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00 to 7:30 PM

Location: 
Building One Community, 417 Shippan Ave, 1st Floor, Stamford, CT

10 Sessions

Cost: Free

This program is for participants who dream of opening their own business or for those needing extra support in their current venture. 

  • Learn how to identify Business Structures.
  • Prepare for financial, accounting, insurance & tax responsibilities.
  • Learn Marketing strategies to promote your business.
  • One-on-one free mentorship is available after the program's completion.
  • Participants of this program will receive a reimbursement of up to $750 for the operating expenses of their business. (Subject to completing 80% of the class and meeting all requirements to qualify for funds.)
  • This program will be taught in Spanish.

Employability Skills

Registration: CLOSED

Start Date: TBD

End Date: TBD

Day and Time: Thursdays, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Cost: Free

4 Sessions

Location: Building One Community, 417 Shippan Avenue, 1st Floor, Stamford, CT

Topics include:

  • What do I need to get a job in the U.S.?
  • Job search/Skill Assessment
  • Goal Setting
  • Professionalism/Communication Skills

 

 

Job Search Coaching

Registration: OPEN

Date: Ongoing

Location: Online & Onsite by appointment only.

Cost: Free

Job Search Coaching provides free job coaching assistance through virtual sessions or in-person appointments.

  • Get help to determine what type of job you are searching for
  • Identify different ways to look for positions, such as paper or online listings
  • Learn how to use job websites
  • Improve your interview skills

In partnership with Goodwill of Western and Northern Connecticut

Personal Finances Workshop Series

Registration: OPEN

Date:  May 15, 2024

Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Location:
Building One Community - 417 Shippan Avenue, Stamford

Cost: Free

1 Session

Topic: Understanding Credit

  • What is credit?
  • The importance of having credit in the US
  • How to form credit
  • Tips on how to maintain good credit

This workshop will be taught in Spanish.

In partnership with Members Credit Union

 

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