"Afik"

 
 
Afik
 
 
 
Great importance is placed on this period of time that embraces the chance for intensive studies with the chance to acquire tools for life. 

The vocational training is expressed in practical form in the different courses when the girls actually put into being what they have learned, such as:

  • the production of image movies in the Videography & Video Editing course
  • a performing arts production of professional standard in which the girls in the Performing Arts Course perform at Beit Yaacov kindergartens and schools during the first half of the year, and later prepare Siddur parties, Bat Mitzvahs and class parties.
  • students in the Preschool Teacher's Assistant Course do practical work at institutions of special education.

Regarding other courses at the Seminar, "Afik Seminar" sees to it that the girls receive the tools and capabilities needed to become part of quality places of employment.
 
 
 
Judaism & Principles
"Afik Seminar" provides an answer to those outstanding girls of ambition, a vessel for strengthening their characters. In this light, Afik Seminar places major importance on the subjects of education, Judaism and principles. The staff of educators is vastly experienced, devoting of themselves to these subjects while at the same time helping to form the students' characters and principles.
The unique teaching curriculum features a high level of studies and practical life skills, as well as enriching academic knowledge through discussions, Judaism and "Habayit Hayejudi". Above all, emphasis is put on a regular series of lectures on various encompassing subjects, providing values and concepts for the present and G-d willing the future.

Taking part in the series are:

  • Rabbi Uriel Sofer, Shalita
  • Rabbi Yisrael Goelman, Shalita
  • Rabbi Elazar Turk, Shalita
  • Rabbi Zviel Ben Zur, Shalita
  • And more

Social Activities
As part of the Seminar experience diverse and challenging social activities operate full time, donating to building the social community at the Seminar.

The professional educational staff is aware of the fact that through the guided social experience the basics of education can be strengthened and the lessons learnt can be put into practice.

Developmental Assistant
The Aim of the Course:
A new course to assist in giving complementary treatment to special needs children. After in-depth training, the developmental assistant receives instruction on a regular basis from professionals (communication disorder clinicians, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, etc.) and with their help provides the child with advancing treatment. Increasing the general education of the students in varying fields with orientation on this subject, and of course personal development and acquiring a vocation.

Practical Training:

  • practical training in an educational/treatment framework
  • professional visits at treatment centers

  • The course provides a certificate from "Ezer Mizion"


Programming in the dotNET Environment and Programmer QA Analyst
Aims of the Course:
The field of high-tech, as everyone knows, is one of the most popular professions and the profession of programmer QA analyst is one of the most important and most in demand. Many religious women work in this field, supporting their families with dignity in surroundings fitting to them. The work of the programmer analyst is interesting, providing an intellectual challenge, while at the same time fitting the religious woman who is simultaneously managing her home. The computer courses train the young women, G-d willing, as professional programmer QA analysts, who with the help of G-d will be able to successfully become part of the workforce. In addition, the students receive special training in the dotNET profession, one of the hottest subjects in programming. This specialty adds to the graduate's professional know-how, broadening the avenues of employment opportunities in the areas of development as well as programmer analyst.
The study curriculum in this course is especially suited to Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor requirements. The students are trained to meet these requirements and receive a recognized diploma.

  • A diploma recognized by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor Programmer QA Analyst and Programming in the dotNET Environment

Accounting & Salary Calculation
Aims of the Course:
Training in bookkeeping level 3, studies in accounting providing the knowledge to run an independent business.
The bookkeeper keeps records of all business transactions of companies, organizations and institutions, as well as salary calculation.

  • Bookkeeper levels 1,2 (the new curriculum includes the old level 3) – Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor salary calculator – Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Medical Secretary
Aims of the Course:

  • providing knowledge and understanding of the medical profession
  • managing the medical office
  • preparation and training for employment in public and private medical centers, putting an emphasis on a place of employment befitting Beit Yaacov girls.

  • A certificate recognized by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor

Office Management
Aims of the Course:
Academic and practical training as an executive secretary, with the ability to manage an office with advanced technological office systems.

  • Office Systems Management Certificate Level 1 – Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor
  • Executive Secretary Certificate Level 2- Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor

Computer Arts & Book Illustration
Aims of the Course:
Teaching skills in the field of visual communications and computer arts, putting an emphasis on creativity and original thought in graphic design. Teaching basic and advanced skills in manual and digital illustration of books. During the course the students put together a comprehensive portfolio that includes: design of office stationery and logo, packaging design, book cover design, advertising design, posters, disks, flyers, digital illustration, etc. 
Graduates of the course can find employment in graphic design studios, newspaper offices, printing houses, as well as working in photography, advertising or as book illustrators.

  • A certificate from the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor

Computer Graphics & Multimedia
Aims of the Course:
Teaching skills in the field of visual communications and computer graphics, putting an emphasis on creativity and original thought in graphic design. Teaching practical skills for the production of animation. During the course the students put together a comprehensive portfolio that includes: design of office stationery and logo, packaging design, book cover design, advertising design, posters, disks, flyers, animation, educational computer programs and e-learning.
Graduates of the course can find employment in graphic design studios, newspaper offices, printing houses, as well as working in photography, advertising and multimedia.

  • A certificate from the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor

Photography, Video Editing & Production of Image Movies
Aims of the Course:
Developing creative thought in the world of photography, as well as teaching creative and practical skills in still and video photography. Teaching the art of video editing at a professional level, teaching script writing.
Finding employment in the workforce – photography studios, video studios, production of image movies for schools, institutes and associations.

  • A certificate from the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor

The Performing Arts
Aims of the Course:
Teaching skills in directing drama groups in schools and community centers. Improving production, acting and directing skills. Directing choirs, school plays and musicals, dance troupes. Preparing and directing professional puppet theatre, teaching practical event planning skills.

  • A recognized certificate
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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