Continuing Education includes a comprehensive array of short-term, non-credit, special interest, online, or healthcare classes offered to all ages. These courses are designed to meet the needs of the communities within LBWCC's service area.
SPECIAL INTEREST CLASSES
LBWCC offers a variety of short-term, non-credit, low-cost special interest courses for all ages. These courses are designed to meet the needs of the communities within LBWCC's service area. Examples of special interest courses include: Yoga, Aikido, Beginner Computer, Cake Decorating, and Basic Electrical Wiring.
CURRENT AND UPCOMING COURSE OFFERINGS:
Basic Welding for Farm and Home
Lurleen B. Wallace Community College in Opp is offering a Basic Welding for Farm and Home course on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m., Oct. 30 – Dec. 6, 2018. Classes will be held in the Welding Department on the MacArthur Campus.
The goal of this course is to provide students the opportunity to learn basic welding and cutting skills in order to complete minor repair and/or fabrication projects around the farm or home. The course includes instruction in basic MIG welding (GMAW), basic stick welding (SMAW), and basic oxyfuel cutting (OFC). Emphasis will be placed on individual student needs and assisting students in obtaining the desired basic skills that interest them most.
The cost of the course is $295 per participant. Students will need to provide their own personal protective equipment and tools for this course. This includes: welding hood/helmet, safety glasses, welding gloves, cutting goggles, long sleeve shirt or leathers, long pants, leather boots or work shoes, chipping hammer, wire brush, and tape measure.
Space is limited. Students may register in person in the Student Services Office Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. or Friday 8 a.m. - Noon. For more information, contact (334) 881-2231 or email@example.com.
Lurleen B. Wallace Community College in Andalusia is offering a Cultivating Mushrooms course Monday and Tuesday, October 15-16, 2018. This class is from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. both days in the Jeff Bishop Student Center classroom.
In this class, students will learn how to drill and fill with sawdust for small diameter logs, drill and fill with wooden dowels for small diameter logs, Totem Method for large diameter logs, and utilize wood chip beds for wine cap mushrooms. Participants will also learn which tree species or woods to use for growing Shiitake, Oysters, Lion's Mane, Wine Cap, Nameko, and Olive Oysterling.
Space is limited. The course fee is $29. Registration deadline is October 8, 2018. Participants may register in person in the Student Services office Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. or Friday, 8 a.m. – Noon. For more information call (334) 881-2231 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Leader’s Journey
Lurleen B. Wallace Community College in Greenville is offering “A Leader’s Journey” course Thursdays, Oct. 4 – Dec. 13, 2018. This class meets from 6-7 p.m. in the Technology Building, room T-102.
In this class, students will learn John C. Maxwell’s timeless laws of leadership such as:
- The Law of Solid Ground: Trust is the Foundation of Leadership
- The Law of Addition: Leaders Add Value by Serving Others
- The Law of the Picture: People Do What Others See
And 18 other relevant principles to improve your impact and influence. Upon completion of this training, participants will have the knowledge and skills to effectively use the Maxwell Method of Leadership to lead others with confidence.
Space is limited. The course fee is $150. Registration deadline is Sept. 27, 2018. Participants may register in person in the Student Services office Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. or Friday, 8 a.m. – Noon. For more information call (334) 881-2231 or email email@example.com.
Becoming a Person of Influence
LBW Community College in Greenville is offering a breakfast session titled “Becoming a Person of Influence” on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. in the Wendell Mitchell Conference Center.
Whatever your vocation or aspiration, you can increase your impact on others by Becoming a Person of Influence. Learn simple, insightful ways to interact more positively with others, and watch your personal and organizational success go off the charts.
With influence, you can achieve success at home, at work, and in every other area of life. John C. Maxwell has spent his life raising up influencers. With humor, heart, and unique insight, he shares what he has gleaned from decades of experience in both business and nonprofit arenas. Best of all, its insights are practical and easy to apply to everyday life.
Space is limited. The course fee is $65. There is a $15 breakfast fee included and is non-refundable. Participants may register in person in the Student Services office Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. or Friday, 8 a.m. – Noon. The deadline to register is Sept. 20, 2018. For more information, contact (334) 881-2231 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LBW Community College in Andalusia is offering a 15-week Aikido course on Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30 – 7:45 p.m., Aug. 20 – Dec. 17, 2018. Classes will be held in the Seth Hammett Gymnasium.
Learn a traditional martial art in a fun, supportive environment. Learn throws, safe falling technique, how to use an opponent’s energy against him, pin and immobilize an opponent, self-defense, and exercise. Aikido is a great martial art for men and women of all ages and body builds. No experience necessary. This class will be taught by Shihan Dr. Herb Riedel, sixth-degree black belt.
The cost of the course is $90 per participant.
Space is limited. Students may register in person in the Student Services Office Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. or Friday, 8 a.m. – Noon. For more information call (334) 493-5315 or email@example.com.
**Cancellation and Refund Policy:
Enrollment is not official until payment is received. No refunds will be issued after the first course meeting. Students may enroll in Continuing Education courses until the first course meeting if space is available. A cancellation decision will be made for any course that has not met minimum enrollment requirements. If a course does not have sufficient enrollment, the Business Office will issue a refund to those who have registered and paid for the course.
LBWCC offers a variety of programs designed to provide professional development opportunities for nurses and other healthcare professionals and to assist them in obtaining continuing education units to maintain licensure. LBWCC is an approved continuing education provider for the Alabama Board of Nursing (ABNP 1187 effective dates: 10/14/2016 to 10/10/2020). Also, we are an authorized provider of CPR and ECC courses for the American Heart Association. Click here for the American Heart Association Community Training Center schedule, or contact Wayne Godwin at (334) 881-2210 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
For more information about Continuing Education courses, contact:
Wayne Godwin-Health Programs Jennifer Hall
(334)881-2210 (334) 493-5315
Jennifer Hall Laura Elliott
ON-LINE CONTINUING EDUCATION
Discover hundreds of community education courses through LBWCC's partnership with ed2go. These short-term, high-quality, non-credit courses offer well-crafted lessons, expert online instructors and interaction with fellow students. Whether your interest is the business world, arts and languages, accounting, technology, law, health care, or a number of other areas, these courses allow access 24/7 from anywhere with an internet connection. Click here to explore our on-line course offerings!
**LBWCC's On-Line Course (ed2go) Refund Policy
You have the opportunity to review a detailed course syllabus as well as view a demonstration lesson prior to registering for a course. You are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity so that you feel certain the course contains the information you want and need prior to registration.
Any student enrolled in ed2go courses who wish to drop a course after enrollment of the course must explain in writing his or her dissatisfaction with the course to receive a refund. Written refund request must be submitted to LBW Community College, Attn: Jennifer Hall, by e-mail at email@example.com, by mail at PO Drawer 910, Opp, AL, 36467, or by fax (334) 493-5395. The request must be received within 14 days after the start date of the course. Failure of the student to drop the course in conformity with these policies shall nullify ed2go and LBWCC's obligation to pay the refund. In no event shall a student entitled to drop a course and claim a refund after ed2go certifies or provides proof of the student's successful completion of the course.
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