LSSC Continuing Education Announces February 2018 Course Schedule

Lake-Sumter State College’s Continuing Education will offer the following courses beginning in February.

Continuing Education courses are non-credit courses offered to support or enhance business, industry, government, and general recreation in the communities of Lake and Sumter Counties. To register for a course, visit or contact Continuing Education at 352-435-5038 or Courses are offered in at all Lake-Sumter State College locations: Leesburg at 9501 U.S. Highway 441, Clermont at 1250 N. Hancock Rd, Sumterville at 1405 County Road 526A.



This course is intended for individuals who wish to gain the foundational understanding of Microsoft Office Excel that is necessary to create and work with electronic spreadsheets.

Date: February 6 – March 1, Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: Leesburg, Bldg. M, Room 110
Registration Deadline: February 1, 2018
Fee: $200



This program is designed for individuals who want to gain basic knowledge and skills necessary to enter the professional field of dental assisting. The program has an internship of 32 hours. The class is made up of lecture and clinical, hands-on training, and provides training needed to step right into a dental office as a qualified assistant.

Date: February 17 – April 21, Saturdays
Time: 8:00am – 5:00 pm
Location: Sunrise Dental, 1380 West N. Blvd., Leesburg, FL 34748
Open House: February 3, 2018, 11:00 am at Sunrise Dental
Course Fee: $2,500 total ($150 due at registration)



This program is designed to give individuals the knowledge, practice, and experience they need in order to be successful in the fitness industry. Offered as a hybrid course, registrants will receive 16 hours of academic instruction online and 16 hours of hands-on practical training. Course-takers must pass both Level 1 and Level 2 certifications to receive the National Certificate.

Date: February 17 – March 17, Saturdays
Time: 9:00am – 12:00 pm
Location: Leesburg, Health Science Building, Room 103 (Wellness Center)
Registration Deadline: February 5, 2018
Fee: $650



This program is a 40-hour training class that will teach students the basic principles of security, including physical security, access control, terrorism awareness and emergency procedures. Skill development includes report writing, interviewing techniques, crime and accident prevention.

Date: February 12 – February 16, Monday through Friday
Time: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Location: Leesburg, Bldg. M, Room 109
Registration Deadline: February 6, 2018
Fee: $200



This program provides a practical, hands-on overview of the key areas of retirement planning. It is designed for individuals and couples who are in the early stages of planning, about to retire, or already retired. It is presented in a neutral, educational format without promoting any specific financial, or insurance products.

Date: February 15 & 22, Thursdays
Time: 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Location: Bldg. 2, Room 105
Register by: February 12, 2018
Fee: $25

Date: February 20 & 27, Tuesdays
Time: 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Location: Bldg. M, Room 119
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Register by: February 15, 2018
Fee: $25

Date: March 1 & 8, Thursdays
Time: 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Location: Clark-Maxwell Bldg., Room 4107
Register by: February 26,2018
Fee: $25



This program is designed for students with little or no previous study of the Spanish language. Registrants will acquire the fundamentals of pronunciation and grammar, practical vocabulary building, useful phrases and the ability to understand, read, write, and speak simple Spanish. The program focuses on all four language skills, including listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The program introduces beginning conversation and every-day aspects of the contemporary Spanish-speaking world.

Date: February 20 – March 15, Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: Leesburg, Bldg. M, Room 112
Fee: $80