Home and Garden

Electricity

Basic Electricity for the Homeowner

Gary Troutman
Learn the basics of your home electrical system and when it is safe to work on an electrical circuit. Understand why fuses “blow” and the differences between current, voltage, power and energy. Learn how to use tools to identify “hot” electrical circuits. Learn the difference between direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC). Learn how electricity is generated and how it is distributed throughout your house. Learn the purpose of service panels and sub panels. Understand series and parallel circuits and why parallel circuits are used more frequently in your house. Build simple circuits and perform simple measurements. Understand the operation of common household devices, such as, outlets, switches and ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCI). Learn how Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) operate and why they are used. Learn the components and operation of a simple solar panel electrical system.

add to cartWed, Feb 20-27, 5:30-9pm, 2 wks   Littleton Campus
INDS 1029S01-80133          $79, $20 material fee to instructor

add to cartWed, Apr 10-17, 5:30-9pm, 2 wks      Littleton Campus
INDS 1029S02-80134         $79, $20 material fee to instructor

Home Buying and Selling

Home Buyer Basics - Be Prepared!

Judy Browne
In this real estate market it’s more important than ever for buyers to be prepared to enter the market. This class has been designed to do just that. As a student you will understand the home buying process from start to finish. We review the current Denver Metro real estate market, cover the questions to consider when describing your new home, understanding how to choose the right real estate broker and a solid review of important tips and techniques for a strong offer. I guarantee you will leave the class with the all information you need for your home buying process to be a success.

add to cartSat, Feb 16, 10am-12:30pm   Littleton Campus
INDS 1001S01-80135                    $25

add to cartSat, Mar 23, 10am-12:30pm  Littleton Campus
INDS 1001S02-80192                       $25

add to cart Sat, Apr 20, 10am-12:30pm   Littleton Campus
INDS 1001S03-80137                           $25

How to Sell Your Home - The Basics

Judy Browne
It’s not as easy as you may think to sell your home in this market for the best price and terms. Take this class to learn all you need to know to sell your home. We will discuss the challenges of selling in a quickly moving market; the importance of the right pricing strategy; the actual cost to sell a home; negotiation tips and techniques and how to navigate the entire process. You will leave the class with information on the current real estate marker in your area, how to prepare your home for sale, how to choose a real estate broker and an offer of a free comparative market analysis of your home.

add to cartSat, Feb 2, 10am-12:30pm  Littleton Campus
INDS 1002S01-80138                         $25

add to cartSat, Mar 2, 10am-12:30pm    Littleton Campus
INDS 1002S02-80139                          $25

add to cartSat, Apr 6, 10am-12:30pm  Littleton Campus
INDS 1002S03-80140                          $25

 

Interior Decorating

Introduction to Interior Decorating

Pam Smith
Looking to spruce up your home? Learn design fundamentals and how to implement them to create a designer look. Explore color, paint, accessories, lighting, and window treatments. Create your own scaled floor plan with furniture placements. Learn cost effective ways to get the look you love.

add to cartWed, Apr 3-24, 6:30-8:30pm, 4 wks   Littleton Campus
INDS 1009S01-80141        $99, $15 material fee to instructor