In this course, students will understand the concepts of rights versus responsibilities. Students will discuss the rights and responsibilities appropriate to their own situations, locate law enforcement facilities in their community, become familiar with procedures for dealing with fines and tickets, find and engage the services of low cost legal consultation, utilize consumer protection services, and drive legally and responsibly.
In this course, students will investigate health and safety issues related to prospective housing, understand energy and utility assistance programs, know their rights and responsibilities when renting, understand how to comparison-shop for the best rental units, know the financial support options and opportunities for first-time homeowners, and know the basics about leases, contracts and insurance.
In this course, learners will prepare a resume, cover letter, and post-interview thank you correspondence. They will also practice interview skills, such as greetings, introductions, questions for the interviewer, and appropriate attire and body language. learners will also distinguish between legal and illegal interview questions.
In this course, learners will prepare for the Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles knowledge and sign tests for obtaining a driver's license. They will use vocabulary for parts of the interior and exterior of the motor vehicle, traffic signs, directions, and commands that may be used in the road test.
In this course, learners will prepare for the U.S. citizenship interview. They will prepare to answer all of the 100 history and government questions which may be asked as well as the written English portion of the interview.
Students will understand the local/state government structure, identify appropriate local/state government officials, list services provided by the local/state government, list their responsibilities as community members, and understand how to participate in their local/state government.
In this course, students will obtain a library card, navigate the library and its resources, use the checkout system, use the various services and activities the library offers and access information with relative ease from the major resources of the library.
In this course, students will locate schools in the community, learn the entry requirements for children to enter a school, fill out forms accurately, interact with school personnel appropriately, learn the names of children's teachers, understand the importance of memos sent home from school, learn how to get help reading school correspondence if necessary. Students will learn how to display children's work at work, understand report cards and reasonable expectations, understand attendance policies, learn how to report when family moves, understand basic parents' rights, know how to request special services and understand the importance and rules for extracurricular activities.
In this course, students will learn the basic banking services available to them, use cash and money orders safely, open and learn how to manage a checking and savings account, understand interest rates and credit, read bank statements accurately, fill out loan forms accurately, understand basic budgeting, and use credit wisely to establish credit rating.
In this course, students will know the locations and scope of local health care facilities, make and cancel appointments, fill out basic forms accurately, gain a basic understanding of what insurance benefits are, understand what the local immunization schedule is and where services are located, know when and how to use emergency care, understand the importance of following directions when using medical prescriptions, understand basic patients' rights, and ask for and interpreter when necessary.
Emphasizes basic fire behavior, techniques used to control structural and related fire emergencies and life safety practices. Learners perform all practical evolutions necessary to control and extinguish fires and otherwise meet all requirements for Firefighter 1 certification with the state of Wisconsin.
This 96-hour course prepares the participant to be able to perform fire fighting functions at the nationally recognized minimum levels under direct supervision. The targeted audience is individuals who desire to become Wisconsin Certified Fire Fighter I based on the requirements set by SPS 330.08, Employment standards, Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services. This course is designed to provide the Fire Fighter I candidate with the information needed to meet the job performance requirements (JPRs) defined in NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, Current Edition, Chapters 5.2 through 5.5. The participant must also complete the Hazardous Materials Operation level course in order to meet the remainder of the NFPA Fire Fighter I JPR requirements.
In this workshop you will be introduced to a new set of basic tools - the tools of a job site trainer. You will explore the skills that are necessary to be an effective trainer, discover how to deliver hands-on training, and examine the process for giving useful feedback.
Prepares the participant to be able to perform the minimum hazardous material incident operations associated with firefighting functions at an advanced nationally recognized level under general supervision. The targeted audience is individuals who have completed the training required to meet the Fire Fighter I JPRs in NFPA 1001, and desire to increase their knowledge and skills base to the next level. This course is designed to provide the Fire Fighter II candidate with the information needed to meet the operational level competencies for the hazardous material first responder as referenced in the job performance requirements (JPRs) in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, Chapter 4, 4-1.1. It is based on the National Fire Academy (NFA) Initial Response to Hazardous Materials Incidents: Basic Concepts and Initial Response to Hazardous Materials Incidents: Concepts Implementation curriculums.
Prepares the participant to perform the minimum hazardous material incident operations associated with firefighting functions. Meets operational level competencies referenced in the JPRs in NFPA 1001 - Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications