For Personal Enrichment

The following courses are for individuals who would like to learn a new skill for their own personal enjoyment and enrichment.

 

  • Automotive

    • Auto Maintenance

  • Carpentry and Home Repair

    • Basic Home Repair and Maintenance

    • Basic Masonry Home Projects

    • Basic Woodworking

    • Build Your Own Adirondack Chair

  • Computers

    • AutoCAD I

    • Comprehensive Excel 2016 Certificate

    • Excel 2016 Beginner

    • Excel 2016 Intermediate

    • Excel 2016 Advanced

    • QuickBooks 2018

  • Culinary Arts

    • Carolyn's Farm Kitchen

 

                

Automotive

Auto Maintenance  

30 HOURS (10 Weeks) - $205.00 plus registration fee – Next Class Begins Monday September 16th, 2019

This is a hands-on course in basic auto repair and preventive maintenance. Maintenance can include Basic Breaks, Tune-ups, Struts, Alignments and Balancing. Students may work on personal automobiles to complete minor repair project. Safety glasses required.

Mondays 6:00-9:00PM 

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Automotive

Carpentry and home Repair

BUILD YOUR OWN ADIRONDACK CHAIR 

30 HOURS (10 Weeks) - $205.00 plus registration fee – Next Class Begins Wednesday September 18th, 2019

This course is for those who would like to learn how to build your own Adirondack chair. No Experience Necessary! Safety glasses required. Materials Fee - Cost for Materials is $40.00 or bring your own materials. Safety glasses required. Wednesdays 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Basic home Repair

30 HOURS (10 Weeks) - $205.00 plus registration fee – Next Class Begins Wednesday September 18th, 2019

This 10-week course introduces the basic fundamentals of electricity, plumbing, and carpentry. Students will become familiar with the concepts and the most commonly used hand tools – of each of these three disciplines and will gain hands-on know-how. By the end of the course, they should be able to recognize each tool, describe its features and common uses, and be comfortable using it for basic home repair. The objective of the course is to empower students – through guided experience – with the confidence to take on many common household repairs, because they will be familiar with basic home electrical, plumbing, and carpentry systems and will have practical experience using the tools of each trade. Safety glasses required. Wednesdays 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Basic Masonry

30 HOURS (10 Weeks) - $205.00 plus registration fee – Next Class Begins Monday September 16th, 2019

This is a hands-on course. Projects such as walkways and patios using paving bricks, retaining walls use of the new interlocking block and the building and repair of brick stairs will be demonstrated. The student will also learn how to build both brick and block walls with mortar and stucco finish. Safety Glasses required. Mondays, 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Basic woodworking

30 HOURS (10 Weeks) - $205.00 plus registration fee – Next Class Begins Monday September 16th, 2019

This course is for the beginner or for those who have some experience and will cover the Carpentry and Woodworking fundamentals as well as emphasize familiarity with a wide variety of hand tools and power tools. Simple projects allow the new students to apply principles learned or for experienced users to work on a project of their choice. Safety glasses required. Mondays, 6:00PM - 9:00PM

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Carpenty Shop

 Computers

Comprehensive Excel 2016 Certificate - See Classes and Schedule Below

In today’s competitive environment, most organizations rely heavily on Microsoft Excel to consolidate, analyze, and report financial information. By learning these advanced techniques, you can become more valuable to your organization or a prospective employer. You may sign up for an individual class or all three classes. To earn this certificate, you will need to successfully complete the following:

Please check starting dates for all classes

cost Includes Textbook

·   Excel 2016 Beginner 9 hours - $100– 9/18, 9/25, 10/2

·   Excel 2016 Intermediate 9 hours - $100 -  10/9, 10/23, 10/30

·   Excel 2016 Advanced 9 hours - $100 -  11/7, 11/13, 11/20

Excel 2016 Beginner

9 hours - $100 -  Next class begins Wednesday September 18th, 2019

Learn introductory Excel 2016 skills by creating spreadsheets in a logical step-by-step manner, formatting and editing worksheets, working with formulas and functions, designing and formatting cell contents, and learning time-saving shortcuts.

   3 Wednesday’s 6:00-9:00PM, 10/9, 10/23, 10/30  

Excel 2016 Intermediate

9 Hours - $100 -  Next class begins October 9th, 2019

Prerequisite: Excel 2016 Beginner or equivalent xperience using Excel

Learn intermediate Excel 2016 skills by creating and modifying charts, working with themes and cell styles, applying conditional formatting, working with date functions, navigating with cell names, and linking and sorting multiple worksheets.  

3 Wednesdays -  6:00-9:00PM, 11/7, 11/13, 11/20

Excel 2016 Advanced

9 hours - $100  Next class begins November 7th, 2019

Prerequisite: Excel 2016 Intermediate or equivalent experience

Learn advanced Excel 2016 skills by creating, sorting, and filtering tables, generating subtotals and using outlining tools, utilizing advanced functions including lookups, analyzing data with pivot tables, and creating and running macros.  

3 Wednesdays  6:00-9:00PM, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2

 

QuickBooks

(18 Hours - 6 weeks) - $140 plus registration fee - Next Class Begins Monday September 16th, 2019

QuickBooks is a powerful accounting system for small businesses. Learn how to manage and enter business transactions, track company sales, setup customers, receive payments from customers, make bank deposits, write off bad debt, create customer statements, and produce sales reports. Manage expenses by setting up and paying vendors, printing checks, tracking company credit cards, paying sales tax, and producing accounts payable reports. Reconcile bank and credit card accounts and learn how to handle bounced checks.

Mondays -  6:00-9:00PM  

AutoCAD I

30 HOURS (10 Weeks) - $235.00 plus registration fee - Next Class Begins Wednesday September 18th, 2019

This is an entry level course designed to gain theory and hands-on experience using AutoCAD 2016. Students will learn the fundamentals and various components of a computer graphic system including how to draw and edit lines, circles, complex shapes and set-up and plan two dimensional drawings. 

Wednesdays 6:00-9:00PM  

 

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Culinary Arts

Carolyn's Farm Kitchen Courses

Voted One of Ten Best Cooking Classes in Massachusetts

One Evening - $65 - Fall - Classes Begin in September

Monday's 6-9 pm    $65 Call Carolyn at 978-994-1692 to Register by phone      

Classes are for one evening only.  All Classes are 6:00 until 9 PM at Whittier's Poet's Inn Restaurant and Kitchen

Visit Carolyn's Farm Kitchen Web Page for future dates or Call Carolyn at 978-994-1692 to Register by phone

 

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Photography

Digital Photography, Retouching and Printing using a Digital SLR Camera

18 HOURS (6 weeks) - $140 plus registration fee - Next Class Begins September 2019

This course is intended for people who are enthusiastic beginners. Students will learn how to use their camera's manual settings rather than rely on "auto" mode. Emphasis will be placed on image composition. Photo editing essentials such as retouching, color correction, cropping, and converting images to black and white will also be presented. Students will print their completed work on an Epson professional photo printer.

Digital SLR camera (or high-end point and shoot camera with manual settings) and two 1GB memory cards required.

Wednesday 6:00-9:00PM  Register Here For this Class

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