|Green Design||Home Repair||Green Design|
|Interior Decorating||Microfarming||More Gardening|
Craft Beer Appreciation
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.
Basic Home Brewing Beer
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.
Home Repair for Women
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
Basic Electricity for the Homeowner
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.
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.
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 $89, $15 material fee to instructor
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
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 $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
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 $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 $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 $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 $69, $25 material fee to instructor
Thu, May 5, 6-9 p.m. The Hudson Gardens and Event Center
HRTC 1035S01-80905 $69, $25 material fee to instructor
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:
- S01 Apr 13
- S02. May 18
- M01. June 15
To register for online courses, follow the specific class link and click on 'enroll now.'
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.