Home and Garden


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, Sep 26-Oct 3, 5:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks   Littleton Campus
INDS 1029F01-68206          $79, $20 material fee to instructor

add to cartMon, Nov 5-12, 5:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks      Littleton Campus
INDS 1029F02-68207         $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 give you the information you need to be successful in this market. As a student you will understand the home buying process from start to finish; the current Denver Metro real estate market; how to describe your new home; how to choose the right real estate broker.  We will also review tips and techniques for writing a strong offer. You will leave the class with the all information you need for your home buying process to be a success.

add to cartSat, Sep 15, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.   Littleton Campus
INDS 1001F01-68159                            $25

add to cartSat, Oct 20, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Littleton Campus
INDS 1001F02-68160                           $25

add to cart Sat, Nov 3, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.   Littleton Campus
INDS 1001F03-68161                             $25

add to cartSat, Dec 8, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.   Littleton Campus
INDS 1001F04-68162                            $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.

Sat, Sep 29, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.   Littleton Campus
INDS 1002F01-68163                     $25 closed

Sat, Oct 6, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.    Littleton Campus
INDS 1002F02-68164                     $25 closed

add to cartSat, Nov 10, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Littleton Campus
INDS 1002F03-68165                           $25

add to cartSat, Dec 1, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.   Littleton Campus
INDS 1002F04-68166                           $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 cartThu, Oct 4-25, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 4 wks   Littleton Campus
INDS 1009F01-68167         $99, $15 material fee to instructor