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Creative Careers

January – June 2014 Floral Design • Writing • Real Estate • Languages Special Interests • Photography • World of Wine • Online


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Life is short, be creative! (864) 250-8800 • gvltec.edu/ccd The Buck Mickel Center, 216 S. Pleasantburg Dr., Greenville, SC


Table of Contents Creative Careers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Fusing Basics and Beyond. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Stained Glass. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Wedding Planner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Home Staging Certification. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Sushi Chef Training.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

Floral Design. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Photography.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Languages. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Spanish. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 TESOL Certification. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

Real Estate. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Broker. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Property Management. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Home Inspection Training Online.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Real Estate Appraisal.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Special Interests. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Motorcycle Safety Program. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 SAT Preparation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 You’re on the Air!.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Tax Return Preparation Education and CPE — Online. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Ghost Hunting 101.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 ServSafe. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

The World of Wine.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Art, Illustration & Writing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Writing and Illustrating Children’s Books. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Sketching — Colored Pencils & Black & White Media. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Sketch Booking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

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Creative Careers Fusing Basics and Beyond Learn the basics of fusing (melting) glass in a kiln. You’ll explore other related techniques including slumping and enameling. Excellent class for beginners, but may also be taken as a refresher for experienced fusers. Supplies Extra. COI717

Thurs

6-9 p.m.

Feb 20-March 6

9 hrs.

$125

Off Campus

Stained Glass I Make a 10”x 12” stained glass window panel. Includes pattern making, cutting glass, foiling, and soldering. Tools and supplies, approximately $150, may be rented from the instructor, and will be discussed the first night. Class meets at LEB Glass Studio, 40 Pine Knoll Drive, Greenville. This class is the prerequisite for Stained Glass II and III. COF638

Tues

6-9 p.m.

Jan 14-Feb 18

18 hrs.

$119

Off Campus

Stained Glass II Make a lamp using the Tiffany method of stained glass. Basic tools are the same in this second class as in SG-I. Additional supplies should cost approximately $20 - $50. Class meets at LEB Glass Studio, 40 Pine Knoll Drive, Greenville. Prerequisite: Stained Glass I. COF639

Tues

6-9 p.m.

Feb 25-April 1

18 hrs.

$119

Off Campus

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Stained Glass III Create a 10" x 12" window panel using the lead “came� technique. Basic tools as in Stained Glass I and II are needed, plus a few additional tools related to the lead technique. Class meets at LEB Glass Studio, 40 Pine Knoll Drive, Greenville. Prerequisites: Stained Glass I and II. COF640

Tues

6-9 p.m.

April 8-May 13

18 hrs.

$119

Off Campus

Wedding Planner Learn some trade secrets of an experienced and highly successful professional wedding planner. We will provide practical, effective, specific instruction with anecdotal illustrations to help you start up your wedding consulting business. Learn how to effectively communicate with all parties within a wedding to ensure your and their complete success! COF603

Tues

6-8:30 p.m.

Feb 4-March 11

15 hrs.

$139

Sushi Chef Training Learn how to operate your own sushi bar with training from Greenville County-based Sushi with Gusto instructors. Discover the technique of sushi making, build a client base while operating and marketing a tried and tested business plan. Two week externship at real sushi bar follows six week course. Prerequisites: High school diploma or GED; and, ServSafe BOD614

Mon, Tues, Thurs

6-9 p.m.

Jan 23-March 4

$3,125

Home Staging Certification Gain the foundation for starting a career or owning your own business in real estate property staging. The Certified Staging Professional program is a blend of property staging processes and interior redesign techniques, along with business, marketing and communication for effectively staging a house for sale. Offered in partnership with Certified Staging Professionals. Information and online registration is available at www.stagingtraining.com. COI665

Sat-Mon

7 a.m.-6 p.m.

March 15-17

30 hrs.

$2,099

COI665

Sat-Mon

7 a.m.-6 p.m.

July 26-28

30 hrs.

$2,099

Cathy was very knowledgeable and professional. She did a great job, and I feel that I really learned a lot in this course. ~ Joyce Harper, Home Staging Certification

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Floral Design

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Bring your favorite blooms and learn to create your own original designs! Courses are suitable for those pursuing floral design careers and those participating for personal enrichment. In purchasing your flowers and floral supplies, you may spend as much or as little as you like, as the basic Floral Design Principles apply to all types of fresh or silk flowers.

Floral Design I You’ll learn the important fundamentals of custom floral design—including color, balance, proportion and shape—as well as an introduction to corsage and boutonnière construction. Please contact program manager at (864) 250-8246 for list of floral supplies to bring to class. No experience required. COI672

Tues

6:30-9:30 p.m.

March 4-25

12 hrs.

$139

plus flowers

Floral Design II Learn the standard dos and don’ts of floral design, techniques for standard everyday arranging, product quality and floral standards. We’ll discuss the history of floral design; care and handling of flowers; and flower and foliage forms. Please contact program manager at (864) 250-8246 for list of floral supplies to bring to class. Floral Design I strongly recommended, but not required. COI673

Tues

6:30-9:30 p.m.

April 8-29

12 hrs.

$139

plus flowers

Floral Design III The emphasis of this will be on wedding design, with a review of corsage and boutonnière construction. It will also include an introduction to the retail aspects of the florist industry. Please contact program manager at (864) 250-8246 for list of floral supplies to bring to class. Floral Design I and II strongly recommended, but not required. COI674

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Tues

6:30-9:30 p.m.

May 6-27

12 hrs.

$139

plus flowers


Photography Photography: Fundamentals Beginners will learn the total operation of the manually adjustable single lens reflex digital camera. Explore picture design, lighting, depth of field, and the basic elements of composition—line, shape, color and texture. Students provide their own camera, memory card, and any processing. Minimum age: 18 years. DSLR Manually adjustable camera required. COI710

Thurs

6:30-9:30 p.m.

Jan 9-Feb 13

18 hrs.

$159

COI710

Thurs

6:30-9:30 p.m.

March 6-April 10

18 hrs.

$159

COI710

Thurs

6:30-9:30 p.m.

April 24-May 29

18 hrs.

$159

Photography: Advanced Lighting Prerequisite: Photography Fundamentals or equivalent experience. Improve your photos and capture emotions by learning to see, work with and use light to capture the proper look and feel of a scene. Improve your techniques for shooting in varied circumstances. Explore white balance, hard light, filters, special flash effects, strobe and lenses. DSLR Manually adjustable camera required. COI712

Tues

6:30–9:30 p.m.

Feb 25-April 1

18hrs.

$159

The class was very fun, engaging, relaxed and informative. Gene was great at relating to each student. I felt as if every week I gained new knowledge. ~ James Christopher Foster, Photography: Fundamentals

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Languages Spanish - Introduction Increase your ability to communicate with your Hispanic customers and colleagues! Real beginners with no experience in learning the language will learn the fundamentals: the alphabet, phonics, accentuation rules, counting, days of the week, months of the year, greetings, farewells, verb constructions and the concepts of gender. Text required. TOA520

Tues

6-8:30 p.m.

Jan 7-28

10 hrs.

$99

Spanish I We’ll cover pronunciation, vocabulary and simple grammar. Taught in English and Spanish, the course will cover word order in sentences and questions, negating sentences, vocabulary building, telling time, practicing with verbs, and conversational skills. Prerequisite: Introduction to Spanish or equivalent experience. Text required. TOA522

Tues

6-8:30 p.m.

Feb 4-April 1

20 hrs.

$159

Spanish II Continue your study of the Spanish language. Master more complex sentence constructions so you are able to carry on an extended conversation! Spanish I or equivalent experience required. TOA721

Tues

6-8:30 p.m.

April 8-May 27

15 hrs.

$129

Spanish III Perfect your conversational skills in the Spanish language with continued study. Spanish II or equivalent experience required. TOA 595

Thurs

6-8:30 p.m.

Scheduled on demand

20 hrs.

Fantastic professor. Very interactive and engaging! Makes learning fun and approachable. Answers any question, kind to all skill levels. 8

~ Lauren D. Price, Spanish - Introduction

$159


TESOL Certification Teach English to Speakers of Other Languages. You will receive training and experience to teach English as a Second or Foreign Language. Certification requires completion of the 100-hour course, and an individually assigned 30-hour teaching practicum. To register or for more information, call (864) 987-0067 or visit www.english-forlife.com

TESOL Certification Weekend Intensive Teach English to Speakers of Other Languages. You will receive training and experience to teach English as a Second or Foreign Language. Certification requires completion of the 100-hour course, and an individually assigned 30-hour teaching practicum. To register or for more information, call (864) 987-0067 or visit www.english-forlife.com COI566

Fri, 5-9 p.m.; Sat, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Jan 24-March 16

100 hrs.

$2,199

TESOL Certification Summer Intensive Teach English to Speakers of Other Languages. You will receive training and experience to teach English as a Second or Foreign Language. Certification requires completion of the 100-hour course, and an individually assigned 30-hour teaching practicum. To register or for more information, call (864) 987-0067 or visit www.english-forlife.com COI567

Tues-Fri

11 a.m.-6 p.m.

May 29-June 24

100 hrs.

$2,199

All of the instructors were very knowledgeable, eager to provide guidance both within class hours, and after. Instructors were very motivational respectful to all students. A great class for preparing for a future career. ~ Matthew Harrison, TESOL Certification Summer Intensive

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Real Estate As one of the most dynamic business fields, Real Estate offers one of the widest career selections in the business world today. We offer pre-licensing, post-licensing, and professional continuing education courses. Courses are offered in partnership with Fortune Academy, (800) 922-2245, and meet at BMC.

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Real Estate First Year Sales

The first step for those who want to list, sell, purchase, exchange, lease, or dispose of real estate for others in the state of South Carolina. This course covers real estate sales, real property law, agency, federal & state laws and regulations, pricing of real property, contracts, finance and mathematics. EOA857

Mon-Thurs

6-10 p.m.

60 hrs

$395

60 hrs

$395

Dates: Jan 14-March 6; March 18-May 8; June 3-July 24 EOA857

Mon-Thurs

8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Dates: Feb 3-13; March 3-13; April 7-17; May 5-15; June 2-12

Real Estate Post Licensing

Required training in advanced real estate principles and practices to upgrade a provisional sales license. This course meets new requirements developed by the SC LLR Real Estate Commission. EOA859

Mon-Fri

8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

30 hrs

$299

Dates: Feb 24-28; March 17-21; April 21-25; May 19-23; June 16-20 EOA859

Mon, Wed

6-9 p.m.

30 hrs

$299

Dates: Jan 13-Feb 26; April 14-May 14

Real Estate Mandatory Continuing Education Required every two years by the SC LLR Real Estate Commission.

Ethically Speaking EOA841

Fri

8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

June 27

4 hrs.

$60

May 29

4 hrs.

$60

Real Estate Contracts versus Agency Agreements COI768

Thurs

1:30-5:30 p.m.

Real Estate Federal Laws Update

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COI749

Wed

1:30-5:30 p.m.

March 26

4 hrs.

$60

COI749

Fri

1:30-5:30 p.m.

June 27

4 hrs.

$60


Broker A: Broker Management Includes 30 of the 150 hours of training required to become a broker (other requirements also apply). The course covers short and long-range planning, operating a real estate brokerage, liability of a broker for torts of agents, trust accounting, contracts and ethics. EOA504

Mon-Thur

8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

June 23-26

30 hrs.

$279

Broker B: Exam Preparation EOA503

Mon-Thur

8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

July 28-31

30 hrs.

$279

Property Management

Required for individuals wishing to sit for the SC Property Manager’s license exam. The course covers property management, rental agreements, tenant relations after leasing, and insurance. EOA858

Mon-Thur

8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Jan 27-30; April 28-May 1

30 hrs.

$279

EOA858

Mon, Wed

6-10 p.m.

March 3-26; June 2-25

30 hrs.

$279

Real Estate Appraisal Training These Appraisal Institute approved courses prepare you to become an Appraiser Trainee and are the first steps to becoming a certified licensed appraiser. Additional courses and experiential hours are required for state certification.

Basic Appraisal Principles EOA523

Mon, Wed

6-9 p.m.

Jan 6-Feb 10; May 5-June 4

30 hrs.

$405

Feb 17-March 19; June 9-July 16

30 hrs.

$405

Basic Appraisal Procedures EOA524

Mon, Wed

6-9 p.m.

National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice EOA525

Mon, Wed

6-9 p.m.

March 24-April 7

15 hrs.

$275

Home Inspection Training (Online) Offered in partnership with American Home Inspectors Training Institute, this online program includes how to successfully start up, market, and build your home inspection business. Registration is available through the American Home Inspectors Training Institute at (800) 441-9411 or online at www.ahit.com/affiliates/gvt EOA740

300 hrs.

Visit AHIT website for details.

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Special Interests Motorcycle Safety Program The course curriculum for all levels of safety training is in compliance with the Motorcycle Safety Foundation. All coaches are certified by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation. Courses are offered on a continuous basis. Call (864)250-8800 or go to gvltec.edu/ccd for current schedule.

Beginning Level New & first-time riders, learn the basic skills. RPG574

$239

Intermediate Level Learn crash avoidance skills required for street riding plus slow speed techniques including tight turning. RPG575

$139

Experienced Level Experienced riders, tune up your skills. RPG576

$79

Advanced Rider Course Develop advanced skills in risk management, decision-making, strategies and behavior. RPG577

$100

SAT Preparation Reduce test anxiety and increase your SAT scoring potential.

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TPA627

Tues, Thurs

6-8 p.m.

Jan 7-23

12 hrs.

$139

TPA627

Tues, Thurs

6-8 p.m.

Feb 18-March 6

12 hrs.

$139

TPA627

Tues, Thurs

6-8 p.m.

April 15-May 1

12 hrs.

$139

TPA627

Tues, Thurs

6-8 p.m.

May 20-June 5

12 hrs.

$139


SAT Preparation Summer Workshops TPA716 (Verbal)

Tues, Thurs

6-9 p.m.

July 15-17

6 hrs.

$79

TPA717 (Math)

Tues, Thurs

6-9 p.m.

July 22-24

6 hrs.

$79

Ghost Hunting 101 Learn from real professional paranormal investigators with the Ghost PRO (Paranormal Research Organization) team. Best practices for ghost hunting, investigating, reviewing evidence and presenting evidence to your client. Class fee does not include the costs of optional participation in an actual Saturday ghost hunt. To find out more about the team, visit www.ghostpro.org. Offered October 2014

You’re on the Air! (How to Really Make it in Voice-overs!) Voice-overs are any recorded voices that you hear on commercials, narrations, audio books, the Internet, elevators and GPS units. Explore the income potential, how to have a demo produced, and practice recording. Although you are certainly under no obligation, you’ll have the opportunity to pursue further professional training with the sponsoring company if you desire. COI543

Thurs

7-9 p.m.

March 26

2 hrs.

$49

Tax Return Preparation Education and CPE — Online Start a career as a tax professional, prepare for the IRS competency exam or comply with the required continuing education for the registered tax return preparer (RTRP) designation. Corporate and Career Development partners with The Income Tax School, an IRS approved Continuing Education provider, to offer courses to meet all your tax needs. For registration information, please visit Online Training at gvltec.edu/ccd.

ServSafe This food safety certification course, developed by the Educational Foundation of the National Restaurant Association, is a comprehensive program for food Service professionals. Prerequisites: Must be 16 years old or older; able to read and write on a 6th grade level. For current schedule or to schedule customized training onsite at your company, please call Rhonda Anderson at (864) 250-8338. BOC813

6 hrs.

$94

I learned a lot about cooking and the safety of cooking. ~ Cara Hammett, ServSafe Student

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The World of Wine

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The World of Wine for Consumers and Hospitality Professionals, Level I Experience the tastes, discover the traditions and learn techniques the wine professionals use. Learn what wines you prefer, and why! At the completion of the course, you will be able to speak knowledgeably about wine and feel confident about making wine purchases. We will spend three full classes tasting, using the “sight, smell, taste” method professionals use to evaluate and enjoy every category of wine: white, red, rosé, sparkling, and dessert wines. COI726

Thurs

6-8:30 p.m.

Jan 9-March 6

20 hrs.

$159

Sensory Evaluation of Wine We will evaluate more than 30 wines from around the world. We’ll discuss where on our palates we taste various flavors, how to develop “flavor memory” and the vocabulary of aromas and flavors. You’ll do exercises to improve your wine descriptions and learn to keep a wine journal to record and remember your favorites. Includes two tasting events. COI736

Tues

6-8:30 p.m.

Feb 4-25

10 hrs.

$99

Wine List Design & Execution (Day Class for Hospitality Professionals) Learn the elements of wine list design that are necessary to build a successful wine program. Questions to be addressed include wine choices, price ranges, the balance between by-the-glass wines and wines sold by-the-bottle, the necessary relationship with the restaurant’s cuisine, the resort’s theme, or seasonal dishes. We’ll also discuss the challenges in working with distributors, as well as trends like wine lists on iPads and other digital tablets. COI740

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Tues

12:30-3 p.m.

April 8-29

10 hrs.

$99


Tour of California Wines Country Meet the fine wines of California: discuss and taste the major regions, including Napa, Sonoma, Central Coast, and South Coast. Explore which grapes are best suited for which regions; learn the differences in winemaking styles and where the best values are available today. Learn what a California wine label can tell you about the wine, along with the seven pieces of information that legally must be included. Includes two tasting events. COI744

Tues

6-8:30 p.m.

March 18-April 8

10 hrs.

$99

Tour de France French wines are among the most important in the world because most of the standards for winemaking, and wine commerce, were established in France. We’ll discuss key winemaking regions in France (Champagne, Burgundy, Bordeaux, the Rhône, Alsace, the Loire,) and taste wine types (sparkling, still, and dessert wines). Learn to interpret the text on French wine labels and why labels are simpler than in the past. Includes two tasting events. COI745

Thurs

6-8:30 p.m.

April 17-May 8

10 hrs.

$99

The World of Wine for Hospitality Professionals Level II (Day Class) Extend your knowledge and tasting experience. We’ll focus on the unique needs and interests of hospitality industry personnel with both beverage and culinary interests. Emphasis is placed on wine sales techniques, food and wine pairing, wine storage and service, basic COGS (cost of goods sold) targets for successful wine programs, and inventory management. We’ll also tour a working winery to obtain a first-hand sense of how wine is made. Suggested prerequisite: The World of Wine, Level 1 COI737

Tues

12:30-3 p.m.

Jan 21-March 11

20 hrs.

$159

Food and Wine Pairing for Everyone When food and wine are pared well, both taste better! Learn the principles of pairing, ranging from “we grew up together,” to matching-versus-contrasting flavors, to specific combinations that do well — or, in some cases, not so well. We’ll also talk about the best serving sequence, proper serving temperatures and glassware. Includes three tasting events. COI734

Wed

6-8:30 p.m.

March 5-26

10 hrs.

$99

Class was educational, informative, fun & enlightening. Richard is wonderful... has the passion, without pretense. He is a joy and can’t wait for the next class! ~ Phyllis Ann Isetts, Tour de France

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Art, Illustration & Writing Writing and Illustrating Children’s Books Part I Aspiring writers, parents, elementary and pre-school teachers—if you have always wanted to create children’s books—you’ll want to join us for this experience! Part I will cover a survey of the writing, design and illustration process to help beginners understand the process. COF617

Thurs

6:30-8:30 p.m.

Jan 9-30

8 hrs.

$79

Writing and Illustrating Children’s Books Part II Part II is designed for those who have already done some writing, want to improve, and get started on editing and getting published. COF618

Thurs

6:30-8:30 p.m.

Feb 6-27

8 hrs.

$79

Sketching — Colored Pencils An introduction to sketching for all who love drawing, beginner to intermediate level. For supply list and local sources, contact anne.doyle@gvltec.edu. Minimum age is 18. TPA624

Tues

6-8 p.m.

Jan 7-28

8 hrs.

$79+

Sketching — Black & White Media An introduction to sketching for all who love drawing, beginner to intermediate level. For supply list and local sources, contact anne.doyle@gvltec.edu. Minimum age is 18. TPA625

Wed

6-8 p.m.

Feb 5-26

8 hrs.

$79+

Sketch Booking Combine your doodles, imaginary drawings, journaling and observations into sketchbook pages. For supply list and local sources, contact anne.doyle@gvltec.edu. Minimum age is 18. TPA626

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Thurs

6-8 p.m.

March 6-27

8 hrs.

$79+


Online Classes Flexible. Convenient. Relevant. We have partnered with some of the world’s leading specialists in online courseware to bring you hundreds of online courses. We offer courses from ed2go, ed2go Career Training, MindEdge, and ProTrain; as well as the American Home Inspectors Training Institute and the Income Tax School. Start exploring to see all of the options we have made available to you. Learning online can apply to any subject matter you choose- start gaining practical knowledge that you can use to begin your new career online. Use your brain power to increase your abilities, your vocabulary and best of all, your job skills and marketability!

Online Short Term Training Visit ed2go (www.ed2go.com/greenvilletech) for a complete listing of over 350 6-week online courses. All you need is access to the Internet!

• Instructor facilitated online learning • 6-week classes start each month • Most classes cost $109 • Complete entirely from your home or office any time of day or night.

Online Career Training In partnership with ed2go, (formerly Gatlin Education Services), Greenville Technical College offers intensive online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations or prepare for industry certification exams. Our programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field, who work to provide you with an effective web-based learning experience. Learn in-demand job skills • Start anytime • Set your own pace • Affordably priced Each program includes a set of lessons and evaluations; grades are a combination of the instructor/mentor’s evaluation of students’ work and computer graded tests. We know you’ll appreciate the quality as well as the convenience of anytime, anywhere learning!

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Instructors/mentors are actively involved in your online learning experience. They respond to any questions or concerns, as well as encourage and motivate you to succeed. For more information and links to ed2go and ed2goCareerTraining, visit gvltec.edu/ creative-careers.

ProTrain Online

In partnership with ProTrain Online, Greenville Technical College Corporate and Career Development offers you online training that is both flexible and affordable. Changing careers or looking for ways to be more productive at your current work? Either way, we have what you need. For more information, visit www.gvltec.edu.theknowledgebase.org.

AHIT Certified Home Inspector (Online) Become an AHIT Certified Home Inspector. Our online professional home inspection training course is offered in conjunction with American Home Inspectors Training Institute. Successfully start up, market, and build your home inspection business so that you are earning income as quickly as possible. For more information, a free catalog, or to register, call AHIT at 1-877-838-0959 or visit www.AHIT.com.

The Income Tax School (Online) Start a career as a tax professional, prepare for the IRS Competency Exam or comply with the required continuing education for the Registered Tax Return Preparer (RTRP) designation. The Income Tax School is an IRS-approved continuing education provider. For more information or to register, please visit http://shop.theincometaxschool.com

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Terms & Policies Continuing Education Units (CEUs) CEUs are awarded for most Corporate and Career Development classes at Greenville Tech. One CEU represents 10 class hrs. of instruction. The CEU is not a substitute for college credit, but is a means of recording the various Corporate and Career Development training a person participates in over a period of years. Everyone successfully completing a course for professional development will receive a certificate of completion.

Class Confirmation A class confirmation will be sent or given to you when you register. You should receive a confirmation within three to five days. If you do not, please call the registration office at (864) 250- 8800. The location of the class will be printed on the confirmation.

Withdrawal and Refund Policies You may cancel your registration with 7 days’ notice before class starts. A processing fee of $25 will be charged for cancellations from courses under $500 and $75 for courses over $500. There is no charge to transfer your registration to another class when requested at least 7 days before original class start. Cancellations or class transfers made with less than 7 days’ notice will result in forfeiture of total registration fee.

Admission Requirements There are no requirements to attend most non-credit Corporate and Career Development classes for adults. For many classes, you do not need a high school diploma or GED, although some experience may be necessary. Some courses do have prerequisites or require a high school diploma or GED and additional documentation. (Check course descriptions for details.)

Plan 60 Policy Any legal resident of South Carolina, age 60 and older, who is not employed full time, may attend most Corporate and Career Development classes on a *Space Available Basis without payment. This applies only if the class has reached its minimum enrollment and has spaces available (S.C. Law 59111-320). NOTE: Some licensing courses, vendor agreement courses and authorized training courses will not apply. *Space Available Basis. Those wishing to take advantage of this policy must wait to register the workday before a one-day seminar or the first day of class for a multi-day class. Please inquire when registering if you think you may qualify. Popular classes fill up quickly. Registering with payment is the only way to guarantee your space in class. If you choose to register with payment, you are no longer eligible for Plan 60 registration and the normal withdrawal and refund policy would apply. Prices and dates are subject to change. Greenville Technical College provides equal opportunity and affirmative action in education and employment for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Need a meeting space or training facility?

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The Buck Mickel Center offers a variety of room rentals to accommodate your meeting or training space needs. Call Bridgette Wideman for more information at (864) 250-8259.

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Creative Careers catalog January-June 2014