CLASSES START THE WEEK OF JANUARY 21st, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.
Please check the course description below:
3D CAD Design and Rapid Prototyping $350
Tuesday, 6-9 p.m. - 10 weeks
This class is an introduction to learning the basics of 3D mechanical design from conception to reality through the use of AutoCAD SolidWorks Software® and rapid prototyping. Students will learn methods employed by such companies as Harley-Davidson®, General Electric®, and Lego®.
From the development of an idea, to original sketches to the final product, class participants will see ideas come to life. Students will be exposed to the industries best practices relating to mechanical dimensioning, 3D modeling, extruding and revolving techniques, problem solving and reverse engineering.
Architectural CAD – Residential $350
Available Fall 2014
Tuesday, 6-9 p.m. – 10 weeks
Learn how to layout basic plans and 3D models for residential construction. Learn how to develop a CAD model for a 1 & 2 –story house through the use of Chief Architect software. Students will learn how to layout kitchens, baths, and interior and exterior features of residential houses. Chief Architect is a powerful tool that helps the student visualize any new or remodeled project that you want to create. Understanding the fundamentals of architecture and tools within the program will allow each student to create their own designs by the end of this course.
Microsoft Office 2007 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) $200
Monday, January 27, 2014, 6-9 p.m. – 8 weeks
This course is designed to highlight the must useful features of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and how these applications integrate with one another to save time and money. Learn the basics of each component so you will be able to create letters, spreadsheets, mailing lists, labels, professional presentations and more. Basic computer skills needed.
Tuesday, 6-8 p.m. – 8 weeks
This class is an introduction to the powerful software program developed by Adobe and is essential for anyone who wishes to work in graphic industry or just learn more about computer graphics. This course will show students how to manipulate photographs, text and images with filters, special effects, and color changes. The course will also cover fixing old photos, basic color correction, Photoshop layers and more. Students taking this class will have a foundation of basic, to intermediate proficiency with this software.
QuickBooks 2012 with Bookkeeping Basics $200
Monday, January 27, 2014, 6:30-9 p.m. – 8 weeks
This class will give you an understanding of the accounting cycle so you can understand the financial end of business. This class is designed to take you step-by-step through the most common daily activities you would use while working with QuickBooks. You will understand charts of accounts, debit and credits, financial statements, accrual vs. cash basis, accounts receivable, accounts payable, bank reconciliation, adjusting and more. Class night selection can not be changed. Basic computer skills needed.
Typing For the Beginner $150
Monday, March 24, 2014 , 6-9 p.m. – 5 week
If you want to learn to type, or if you type with one or two fingers (the "hunt & peck" method), or you are consistently searching for letters and numbers, this class will provide you with the basic knowledge and navigational experience needed to master a keyboard. Basic typing skills directly influence one’s ability to interact with all types of computers and texting devices, and may improve your future job marketability.
Understanding Your Home Computer $175
Wednesday, 6-9 p.m. – 6 weeks
The course introduces students to basic computer understanding and concepts. Students learn basic keyboard, mouse and Windows functions. Topics also cover computer components, Control Panel, My Computer, the Start button, and creating, deleting, and managing folders and files. No computer skills needed.
Understanding Your Laptop $175
Monday, January 27, 2014, 6-9 p.m. – 6 weeks
Bring in your own Laptop! The course introduces students to basic laptop understanding and concepts. Students learn basic keyboard, mouse and Windows functions. Topics also cover computer components, Control Panel, My Computer, the Start button, and creating, deleting, and managing folders and files. Students must supply their own laptop. No computer skills needed.