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BEER

Craft Beer Appreciation

Peter Holtgreive
Craft beer continues to grow in popularity throughout the Rocky Mountain region. Every day it seems like a new brewery is opening up in the Denver Metro  and surrounding areas.  Learn more about the various brews. Gain an understanding and appreciation of what you may consume. The last class will include a tour at a local brewery. Must be 21 to enroll in class, IDs will be checked at each session.

Wed, Apr 6-20, 7-9 p.m., 3 wks                            Littleton Campus closed
CUIS 1025S01-82050 Add to Cart                   $99, $5 material fee to instructor

Basic Home Brewing Beer

Peter Holtgreive
Are you curious about the process of brewing beer? Do you know others who currently brew? Learn the basics of home brewing to be able to make beers like the breweries do at a reduced cost. Learn enough knowledge to be able to purchase required ingredients and equipment in order to successfully brew quality beer. Must be 21 to enroll in class, IDs will be checked at each session.

Thu, Apr 28-May 12, 7-9 p.m., 3 wks                    Littleton Campus
CUIS 1026S01-82051 Add to Cart                 $99, $5 material fee to instructor

HOME REPAIR

Home Repair for Women

Brad Smith
Designed for women, this class will provide you with practical, limited hands-on experience and demonstrations in patching dry wall, fixing leaky toilets, the proper use and maintenance of power and hand tools, taking care of squeaky doors, hanging pictures correctly, building shelves, painting techniques and other topics based on your needs. Instructor will focus on specific student interests

Wed, June 1-8, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks                            Littleton Campus
INDS 1016S01-82053 Add to Cart                $79, $20 material fee to instructor

ELECTRICITY

Basic Electricity for the Homeowner

Brad Smith
Learn what electricity is and how to handle it safely. Learn why fuses “blow” and when it is safe to work on an electrical circuit. Learn how electricity is generated and distributed, and how it flows throughout your house. Understand the differences between voltage, current, power and energy, and how each is measured. Understand the difference between the current provided by the power company and that delivered by your car battery. Build a simple circuit and perform simple measurements as well as other activities you can do in your home.

Sat, June 4, 8:30-1 p.m.                                      Littleton Campus
INDS 1029S01-82054 Add to Cart                $79, $10 material fee to instructor

WELDING

Welding for Homeowners

Household projects got you stumped? Learn basic metalworking and fabrication skills by turning household project ideas into 3-D realities. Spend the first part of the class learning shop and tool safety through an assigned project. Project includes basic metal fabrication techniques: MIG welding, grinders, oxy-acetylene/plasma torch, and the use of a shear. Classes held at Emily Griffith Technical College, 1205 Osage, Denver.

Fri, Apr 8-June 3, 3:30-6 p.m., 8 wks                         EGTC-Osage closed
ARCR 1214S01-81828 Add to Cart                                                  $289

INTERIOR DECORATING

Discover Basic Interior Decorating

Discover six design fundamentals to put into practice now. Sketch a room to scale and create the best floor plan. Discuss architectural elements, color theory, lighting, accessorizing, floor planning, stretching your budget, and furniture style compatibility.

Wed, Apr 27-May 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 4 wks  Littleton Campus
INDS 1009S01-80500 Add to Cart                $89, $15 material fee to instructor

FUN GARDENING CLASSES

Take any of these fun classes and take home a basket, container, or learn what grows in Colorado.

Mile High Magic: Plant What Grows in the Rocky Mountain Region

Crystal Oleskevich
Have you experienced frustration gardening in our wonderful climate with our not so wonderful soils? Learn the basics of gardening in the Denver area and the skills necessary to become an enthusiastic gardener. Discuss soils, amendments, appropriate plant material (perennials, annuals, shrubs, vines, trees) both native and non-native. Be prepared with materials and information to better equip you to enjoy successful gardening in the Rockies.

Thu, Apr 7, 6-9 p.m.     The Hudson Gardens and Event Center
HRTC 1006S01-80488 Add to Cart                 $59

FLORAL DESIGN CLASSES AT HUDSON GARDENS

You may view the gardens for no additional fee prior to your class session. Check in at the gift shop and identify yourself as an ACC class participant for that day. Additionally, meet your instructor 10 minutes prior to the class start time in front of the gift shop at the main parking area. Classes are held in the Hudson Residence, a one-story home located northwest of the gift shop.

FLORAL DESIGN CERTIFICATE

Earn a certificate in Floral Design Principles after you successfully complete the following series of courses, or you may take classes individually. You will have one year from initial registration to complete the program. A minimum number of students is required for each class. Classes focus on silk and fresh flower arranging. Classes are taught by Crystal Oleskevich, who owns her own floral business. Your instructor will submit your documentation for certification once you've complete all four of the required courses. Students have one year from the first class in the series to complete the certification. Certificates are issued by Arapahoe Community College and mailed to the address on file from your class registration. All of these floral design classes are taught at The Hudson Gardens and Event Center.

Special notes about the certificate:

You have one year from initial registration to complete the program and a minimum number of students is required for each class. Your instructor will submit documentation for certification once you’ve complete all four of the required courses. Certificates are issued by Arapahoe Community College and mailed to the address on file from your class registration.

Introduction to Floral Design Principles Demonstration

Crystal Oleskevich
Observe how to put flowers together using proven design principles. Get tips on purchasing fresh flowers and caring for flowers from your garden. Discuss the right tools and their care to create beautiful designs. 

Thu, Apr 14, 6-9 p.m.      The Hudson Gardens and Event Center   closed
HRTC 1013S01-80490 Add to Cart                $69

Concepts and Containers

Learn to create arrangements. Discuss styles including traditional, contemporary, oriental, funky, seasonal and special events. Explore color, focal point, pop, texture, volume and size. Make an arrangement to take home, container provided. *Registration deadline March 10.

Thu, Apr 21, 6-9 p.m.       The Hudson Gardens and Event Center closed
HRTC 1033S01-80903 Add to Cart         $69, $25 material fee to instructor

Creating Style, Shape and Color

Learn to utilize shape and color to create a stylish arrangement for any occasion. Bring your own favorite vase or container and make an arrangement to take home. *Registration deadline March 17.

Thu, Apr 28, 6-9 p.m.        The Hudson Gardens and Event Center closed
HRTC 1034S01-80904 Add to Cart         $69, $25 material fee to instructor

Arrangement Workshop and Critique                                                                        

The culminating workshop brings your flower arranging skills together.  Make an arrangement to take home. *Registration deadline March 24.

Thu, Mar 31, 6-9 p.m.      The Hudson Gardens and Event Center
HRTC 1035W01-80757 Add to Cart   $69, $25 material fee to instructor

Thu, May 5, 6-9 p.m.        The Hudson Gardens and Event Center
HRTC 1035S01-80905 Add to Cart    $69, $25 material fee to instructor

ONLINE CLASSES

Fun! Fast! Convenient! Great Content! Get a Certificate! All these courses are conducted online. Click on the class links below or visit our online section to see how easy and fun online learning can be.

Section Numbers Chart:

Section Numbers

  • S01   Apr 13
  • S02.  May 18
  • M01. June 15

To register for online courses, follow the specific class link and click on 'enroll now.'

Start Your Own Edible Garden             ONLI 1047      $119
Growing Plants for Fun and Profit       ONLI 2062      $119
Introduction to Interior Design             ONLI 2203      $119

GREEN DESIGN

Check out these online training programs in the Green Industry. All coursework is completed online for your convenience.

CAREERSECTION #COST
Certified Air Quality Manager ONLI 2240$1,125
Certified Indoor Environmentalist (CIE)  ONLI 2241$1,325
Weatherization Energy Auditor  ONLI 2242$1,145
Building/Home Energy Analyst (HERS) ONLI 2243$1,145

Several of the courses are open-entry. Courses with a firm start date are indicated with the course description. For more information and technical requirements, go to our knowledge base webpage.

 

 

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