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 cartTue, Feb 6-13, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks          Littleton Campus
INDS 1029S01-80194          $79, $20 material fee to instructor

add to cartMon, Apr 9-16, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks          Littleton Campus
INDS 1029S02-80195          $79, $20 material fee to instructor

Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness “Grab and Go” Binder with Cloud Back Up

Kevin Boyd
You have 30 minutes to get out, what do you do? Determine what is crucial to take in the event of fire, flood, natural disaster or medical emergency. Organize your vital information in a “Grab-&-Go” binder.  Easily convert everything to electronic documents including photo albums, and back it all up to the Cloud. Discover local evacuation routes, useful free apps and multiple tips. Create your own “Go” Bags, Backpacks & Bins. Instructor was in Santa Rosa, CA as the fires spread.

add to cartThu, May 10, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks          Littleton Campus
BUSI 1079S01-80196                                  $49

Home Buying and Selling

Home Buyer Basics

Judy Browne
Learn about the home buying process from start to finish. Start with a review of the current Colorado real estate market and cover a variety of topics, such as: describing your new home, choosing a real estate broker, what to look for when viewing homes, negotiating with sellers, understanding the home inspection process, understanding real estate contracts and forms, and knowing what to expect throughout the process.  Leave the class with the information you need to be an informed home buyer!

Thu, Feb 1, 6-8 p.m.                   Littleton Campus
INDS 1001S01-80197                             $25

add to cartSat, Feb 3, 10 a.m.-noon          Littleton Campus
INDS 1001S02-80198                            $25

add to cart Thu, Mar 15, 6-8 p.m.                   Littleton Campus
INDS 1001S03-80199                             $25

add to cartSat, Mar 17, 10 a.m.-noon          Littleton Campus
INDS 1001S04-80200                            $25

 Thu, Apr 5, 6-8 p.m.                   Littleton Campus
INDS 1001S05-80201                             $25 closed

Sat, Apr 7, 10 a.m.-noon          Littleton Campus
INDS 1001S06-80202                            $25 closed

What You Need to Know to Sell Your Home

Judy Browne
Learn the step by step process to follow when selling your home.  Review pricing strategies, what it costs to sell a home, recommendations for getting your home ready to sell, how to work with buyers and negotiating techniques. Review Colorado Real Estate Contracts and forms.  You will be offered a free comparative market analysis of their home at the conclusion of the class.

add to cartThu, Feb 15, 6-8 p.m.                   Littleton Campus
INDS 1002S01-80203                            $25

Sat, Feb 17, 10 a.m.-noon          Littleton Campus
INDS 1002S02-80204                           $25 closed

Thu, Mar 1, 6-8 p.m.                   Littleton Campus
INDS 1002S03-80205                            $25 closed

add to cartSat, Mar 3, 10 a.m.-noon          Littleton Campus
INDS 1002S04-80206                           $25

Thu, Apr 19, 6-8 p.m.                   Littleton Campus
INDS 1002S05-80207                            $25 closed

Sat, Apr 21, 10 a.m.-noon          Littleton Campus
INDS 1002S06-80208                           $25 closed

Interior Decorating

Introduction to Interior Decorating

Pam Smith
Want to bring the designer look to your home? Join fellow design enthusiasts in this fun class. Learn design fundamentals and how to implement them. Explore color, paint, accessories, lighting, and window treatments. Create your own scaled floor plan with furniture placements. Discover cost effective ways to get the look you love.

Tue, Jan 16-Feb 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 4 wks   Littleton Campus
INDS 1009S01-80209          $99, $15 material fee to instructor closed

add to cartTue, Apr 3-24, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 4 wks   Littleton Campus
INDS 1009S02-80210         $99, $15 material fee to instructor