Home and Garden

Beer Electricity Gardening
Green Design Home Repair Green Design
Interior Decorating Microfarming More Gardening
Urban Farming Welding  



Beer Brewing at Home!

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.

Add to CartThu, Sept 22-Oct 6, 7-9 p.m., 3 wks                             Littleton Campus
CUIS 1026F01-69468                 $99, $5 material fee to instructor closed


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

Add to CartWed, Sept 21-28, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks                                 Littleton Campus
INDS 1016F01-69469             $79, $20 material fee to instructor closed

Add to CartWed, Oct 19-26, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks                                  Littleton Campus
INDS 1016F02-69470             $79, $20 material fee to instructor closed


Basic Electricity for the Homeowner

Gary Troutman
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.

Add to CartTue, Oct 4-11, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks                                    Littleton Campus
INDS 1029F01-69471                         $79, $20 material fee to instructor


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. No class November 25.

Add to CartFri, Oct. 21 - Dec. 2, 3:30-6 p.m., 6 wks                            EGTC-Osage
ARCR 1214F01-69311                                                       $349 closed


Discover Basic Interior Decorating

Pam Smith
Discover ways to spruce up your home and give it that designer look. Learn design fundamentals and how to apply those to your home. Explore color, paint, accessories, lighting, and window treatments, Create your own scaled floor plan with furniture placement. Discover cost effective ways to create the look you love.

Add to CartThu, Sept 22-Oct 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 4 wks                 Littleton Campus
INDS 1009F01-68148                        $99, $15 material fee to instructor



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 fresh flower arranging and 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. 

Introduction to Floral Design Principles Demonstration

Explore 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 in this demonstration class.

Add to CartThu, Sept 22, 6-9 p.m.                                    Littleton Campus
HRTC 1013F01-68500                                         $69 closed

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 Sept 28.

Add to CartThu, Sept 29, 6-9 p.m.                                    Littleton Campus
HRTC 1033F01-68501     $69, $25 material fee to instructor closed

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 Oct 5.

Add to CartThu, Oct 6, 6-9 p.m.                                       Littleton Campus
HRTC 1034F01-68502     $69, $25 material fee to instructor closed

Arrangement Workshop and Critique        

The culminating workshop brings your flower arranging skills together.  Make an arrangement to take home.*Registration deadline Oct 12.

Add to CartThu, Oct 13, 6-9 p.m.                                     Littleton Campus
HRTC 1035F01-68503     $69, $25 material fee to instructor closed


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

  • M03  Aug 17
  • F01 Sept 21
  • F02 Oct 19
  • F03 Nov 16

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


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

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.