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Personal Enrichment (cont.) Professional Development

Maintenance/Safety Training (Cont.)

zumba

Continuing Education

weatherization training (Cont.)

What is the hottest thing to happen to the fitness industry? It’s Zumba! A high-energy, motivating Latin rhythm dance exercise. This cardio will strengthen the body and provide you with an aerobic routine that is fun and easy to follow. CRN

Start Date

End Date

Days

Times

Cost

60119

10/29

11/19

SA

10AM to 11 AM

$59

Mobile Home Weatherization: CRN

Start Date

End Date

Days

Times

Cost

60249

12/12

12/15

M-R

8AM to 5PM

$850

combustible appliances *NEW*

Continuing Education & Economic Development

October | November | December Courses

There are many dangers when using combustible materials inside of a home. These one or two day training options will ensure you are knowledgeable.

Professional Development

Combustible Appliances, Advanced (2 Day Training):

basic floral design certificate series Interested in becoming a florist? Request information about our new Floral Design Certificate Series and train to work in the floral industry.

CRN 60244

Start Date 10/26

End Date 10/27

Days W/R

Times 8AM to 5PM

Whether you want to update

Cost $349

your skills, explore a different

Combustible Materials, Fundamentals (1 Day Training):

sc certified professional florist classes Piedmont Technical College provides SC Professional Florist training courses for participants who have 3+ years of experience or who have completed the PTC Basic Floral Design Certificate Series.

introduction to online teaching *NEW* Led by Dr. Barry Wilson, this course will provide an overview of careers in online teaching, focusing on the competencies and technology expertise required for instructing students in a digital environment. CRN 60121

Start Date 10/22

End Date 10/22

Days SA

Times Cost 8:30 AM to 12:30PM $99

PTC offers a variety of professional and homeowner weatherization courses to help save energy. Blower door training is also available. Select courses are also available at county centers. Call for dates. BPI Building Analyst Professional:

End Date 11/4

Days M-F

Times 8 AM to 5 PM

Cost $1,295

Days M-F

Times 8 AM to 5 PM

Cost $1,295

Weatherization for the Homeowner: CRN 60248

Start Date 12/6

End Date 12/6

Days T

Times 8 AM to 5 PM

Cost $149

Start Date 11/7

End Date 11/7

Days M

Times 8 AM to 5 PM

Cost $99

Start Date 10/17

End Date 10/20

that’s right for you.

CRN 60005 60007

Start Date 10/21 11/18

End Date 10/21 11/18

Days F F

Times 8AM to 3PM 8AM to 3PM

Cost $149 $149

Browse this month’s course listings

60008

12/16

12/16

F

8AM to 3PM

$149

to find out about our exciting

Start Date 10/25

End Date 10/28

new course offerings—we offer

Days T-F

Times 8AM to 5PM

Cost $1,875

CRN 60212

Start Date 11/29

End Date 11/30

Days T/W

Times 8AM to 5PM

Cost $1,125

All courses are held on the Greenwood Campus unless otherwise noted.

Special Announcements & Travel Opportunities

something for every interest.

Days M-TH

Times 8 AM to 5 PM

Featured Courses Professional Development wedding & Event planning

Personal Enrichment *NEW*

jewelry making/repair 101

Public Computer Labs at College Locations

This course will prepare the aspiring wedding/event

Participants in this class will learn to design and

Piedmont Technical College provides public computer centers with Internet access at all seven of its county centers. Computer labs for public use were created in Abbeville, Edgefield and McCormick while existing labs were updated for public access in Greenwood, Laurens, Saluda and Newberry through a grant with the SC Technical College System. Call your local PTC county center for more information or visit us on the web at www.ptc. edu/library/1900-public-computer-centers.

planner with the tools necessary to succeed in the

create various pieces of jewelry including necklaces,

business. Learn tips and techniques that will help

bracelets and earrings. Students will design, string

you create exactly what your client desires.

and finish a necklace. They will learn to attach

Discover Tuscany, Alpine Christmas, Canada’s Atlantic Coast, Discover Croatia, and Hawaiian Adventure

Winter 2011 Day Travel Opportunities ◆ Gingerbread Houses at the Grove Park Inn: 11/22/11 ◆ The Nutcracker at Fox Theatre in Atlanta: 12/10/11

Whole House Weatherization: CRN 60242

Piedmont Tech’s Continuing

Safety training and driving instruction will enable you to earn a forklift license to operate a 4000# sit-down forklift.

2011-2012 Extended Travel Opportunities

Safe Work Practices for Weatherization: CRN 60240

Cost $199

Education program has something

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BPI Manufactured Housing Professional: Start Date 10/31

Times 8AM to 5PM

Motion Control Fundamentals:

weatherization training

CRN 60245

Days W

forklift driving & Safety

CRN 60211

Maintenance/Safety Training

End Date 12/2

End Date 10/26

ControlLogix Maintenance & Troubleshooting:

Piedmont Technical College offers a variety of Real Estate courses. Call (864) 941-8400 for more information.

Start Date 11/28

Start Date 10/26

programmable logic control courses *NEW*

real estate courses

CRN 60246

CRN 60243

career path, or learn a new hobby,

Cost $850

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CRN 70002. Course fee: $495

Start Date End Date Days Times 10/25 1/19 T/TH 6 pm to 8PM

clasps, use crimps and lengthen or shorten pieces. A set of tools is provided. Participants should bring loose beads and reading glasses if needed. CRN 60054 (a.m.) & 60055 (p.m.). Course fee: $59

Start Date End Date Days Times 11/9 11/9 W 9 AM to 11AM 11/9 11/9 W 6 PM to 8PM

Register today! Call (864) 941-8400 or visit www.ptc.edu/coned.


Health Care

Personal Enrichment

Computer Training (cont.)

Personal Enrichment (Cont.)

AHS BLS for Health care providers

Computer skills 101

basket weaving 101 *NEW*

defensive driving

This course follows the ECC 2005 guidelines and teaches CPR for victims of all ages.

In this series, participants will learn the basics of Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Excel. The final course in this series will cover managing files and folders. Courses may also be taken separately.

Participants will learn basic basket weaving techniques from reading patterns and instructions to cutting and weaving. Students will learn to make round baskets. Basket kit included. Materials needed from home: pencil, large plastic container for soaking reeds, measuring tape or yardstick, scissors and clothespins.

You don’t have to have points against your driver’s license to take this National Safety Council defensive driving course. If you do, however, four points will be removed when you successfully complete the requirements.

CRN 60223

Start Date 10/15

End Date 10/15

Days SA

Times 9 AM to 3 PM

Cost $65

60224

12/10

12/10

SA

9 AM to 3 PM

$65

CRN

Start Date

End Date

TBA

10/28

11/18 F

Days

Times

Cost

9AM to 1PM

$169

introduction to microsoft word

Learn the basic functions of the heart and be able to determine rhythms such as sinus, bradycardia, tachycardia, atrial fib, atrial flutter, second degree AV blocks, asystole, paced rhythms and more.

Participants will learn to use the basic functions of Microsoft Office Word.

CRN

Start Date

End Date

Days

Times

Cost

60221

11/12

12/10

SA

9 AM to 3 PM

$249

certified nursing assistant This course consists of variable hours totaling 105 hours and prepares students to sit for the Certified Nursing Assistant examination. Nursing assistants care for patients in all types of medical settings, including hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and home health businesses. A background check and drug screen are required. Greenwood Campus: CRN 60039 70015 70019 70020

Start Date 10/20 1/17 1/21 1/30

End Date 12/15 3/8 3/11 4/25

Days T/TH T/TH SA/SU M/W

Times 8 AM to 4PM 8 AM to 4PM 8 AM to 4PM 5 PM to 10PM

Cost $649+ $649+ $649+ $649+

Start Date 10/24 1/18

End Date 11/21 3/14

Days M-TH M/W

Times 8 AM to 4PM 8 AM to 4 PM

Cost $649+ $649+

Laurens Center: CRN 70016

Start Date 1/17

End Date 4/5

Days T/TH

Times 8 AM to 4PM

Cost $649+

CRN 70018

Start Date 1/18

End Date 3/12

Days M/W

Times 8 AM to 4 PM

End Date 10/28

Days F

Times 9AM to 1PM

Cost $49

CRN 60233

Start Date 10/11

CRN 60234

CRN TBA

McCormick Center:

Start Date 11/4

End Date 11/4

Days F

Times 9AM to 1PM

Cost $49

CRN 60235

introduction to microsoft powerpoint Participants will learn to use the basic functions of Microsoft Office PowerPoint. CRN TBA

Start Date 11/11

End Date 11/11

Days F

Times 9AM to 1PM

Participants will learn to create files, navigate those files and move them into folders. End Date 11/18

Days F

Times 9AM to 1PM

Cost $49

configuring windows 7 *NEW* Participants will learn to install, deploy, configure and upgrade to Windows 7. Additionally, participants will learn to configure pre-installation and postinstallation system settings, Windows security features, network connectivity applications included with Windows 7, mobile computing and much more. Test and exam dates are included. Start Date 11/14

End Date 12/9

Cost $649+

Days F

Times 9AM to 4:30PM

Times 10 AM to 12 PM

Cost $59

Start Date 10/31

Start Date 11/28

End Date 11/9

Days M/W

Times 10 AM to 12 PM

Cost $59

End Date 12/7

Days M/W

Times 10 AM to 12 PM

Cost $59

Cost $2,000

McCormick Center: CRN 60232

Start Date 10/10

End Date 10/26

Days M/W

Times 10 AM to 12 PM

Cost $109

couponing 101 Want to learn to save money and cut your shopping expenses in half? Come see what the coupon craze is all about. Based on the Krazy Coupon Lady’s Extreme Couponing curriculum, this course will teach you how to get products for pennies and even free when you utilize proven techniques. $20 value book included. Greenwood Campus: CRN 60152

Start Date 10/6

End Date Days Times Cost 10/6 TH 5:30PM to 8:30 PM $29

Saluda Center: Start Date 10/27

The A+ certification course includes both the CompTIA A+ Essentials and Practical Application material.

CRN 60088

Start Date 11/17

CRN

Start Date

End Date

Days

Times

Cost

Edgefield Center:

60068

10/3

10/21

M-F

9 AM to 4:30 PM

$2,000

comptia network+

CRN 60089

The CompTIA Network+ course builds on existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer operating systems and networks.

dog obedience

CRN Start Date 60069 10/24

End Date Days Times 11/11 M-F 9 AM to 4:30 PM

Cost $2,000

Start Date 9/19

Days SA

Times Cost 8:30 AM to 5:30PM $80

End Date 10/20 11/12 12/15

Days T/TH SA T/TH

Times 6PM to 10 PM 8:30AM to 5:30PM 6 PM to 10 PM

Greenwood Campus: CRN 60018 60019 60020

Start Date 10/18 11/12 12/13

Cost $80 $80 $80

This valuable course will prepare teenagers and adults alike to operate an automobile safely and prepare to get their driver’s licenses. CRN Start Date 10/21 60013 60014 11/11

End Date 10/21 11/11

Days F F

Times 8 AM to 4 PM 8AM to 4PM

Cost $275 $275

60015 12/19

12/20

M/T

5 PM to 9 PM

$275

improve your memory *NEW* Having difficulty remembering things? Take this class and learn how to improve your memory. Participants will learn to create pictures in their brains so that they will be able to memorize facts, jokes, numbers, things to do, names and everything else they would like to keep in their mind. CRN 60204

Start Date 10/22

End Date 10/22

Days SA

Times 9 AM to 4 PM

Cost $55

motorcycle safety (beginner) This course is for individuals with little or no riding experience who want to learn the basic techniques of riding a motorcycle. CRN Start Date End Date Days 11/4 11/6 F 60102 SA/SU 60105 12/2 12/4 F SA/SU

Times 6PM to 10PM 8 AM to 4 PM 6PM to 10PM 8 AM to 4 PM

Cost $239 $239

motorcycle safety (Intermediate) This course is for riders with approximately 500 miles of motorcycle riding experience. Participants will learn crash avoidance skills required for street riding plus slow-speed tight turning and other slow-speed techniques.

End Date Days Times 11/17 TH 6PM to 9 PM

Cost $29

CRN Start Date End Date Days 11/11 11/12 F 60103 SA 60106 12/9 12/10 F SA

End Date Days Times 12/15 TH 6PM to 9 PM

Cost $29

Learn training techniques that will teach your dog to sit, heel and respond on command. Participants should bring dogs with leashes and buckle collars to each class. Dogs must be at least four months old. CRN 60021

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Start Date 12/15

End Date 10/8

Cost $29

End Date Days Times 10/27 TH 6PM to 9 PM

Newberry Center:

comptia a+ certification: essentials & applications

Start Date 10/8

Driver’s education with simulation

Participants will learn the basics of cake decorating, including simple borders, buttercream flowers, figure piping, royal icing trims, sugar molding stringwork and basket weave. Beginner’s kit included.

CRN 60087

Computer Training

Days T/TH

beginning cake decorating Cost $49

managing files and folders

Start Date 11/18

End Date 10/20

Edgefield Center:

Participants will learn to use the basic functions of Microsoft Office Excel.

CRN 60070

Saluda Center:

Start Date 10/28

Introduction to microsoft excel

CRN TBA

Newberry Center: CRN 60048 70017

CRN TBA

CRN 60072

Greenwood Campus:

basic arrhythmia *NEW*

McCormick Center:

End Date 10/31

Days M

Times 7PM to 8:30 PM

Times 6 PM to 10PM 8 AM to 4 PM 6PM to 10PM 8AM to 4 PM

Cost $139 $139

speed reading *NEW* Using a computer program, you’ll learn techniques to separate the most important ideas from the less important to help you read faster and comprehend more. CRN

Start Date

60205 11/5

End Date

Days

Times

11/5 SA 9AM to 4PM

Cost $55

Cost $85

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