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:
Quick Start Photography
LBW Community College in Andalusia is offering a seven week “Quick Start Photography” course with instructor Robert Evers, Tuesdays, 6 – 8 p.m., Jan. 8 – Feb. 19, 2019. Classes will be held in the Learning Resource Center in classroom L133 on the Andalusia Campus.
Learn the basic principles of photography and unlock your camera’s potential to create great photographs. In this course you will learn to operate your camera in manual mode, learn about smartphone cameras, macro/micro, quality of light, the exposure triangle, color vs black and white, reducing camera shake and noise, composition, photo editing, resolution, and much, much more.
Space is limited. The course fee is $80. Registration deadline is December 20, 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.
Great American Book Club
Lurleen B. Wallace Community College in Greenville is offering the “Great American Book Club” course. This course will meet Jan. 8, Feb. 12, March 12, and April 9, 2019 from 6-7 p.m. in the Technology Building, Room 102 on the Greenville campus.
Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) was an Alabama-born influential author of African-American literature, folklore, and anthropology. “Their Eyes Were Watching God” is often recognized for Hurston's unique vernacular. The book is set in rural Florida in the early 20th century, and is narrated in the third person uniquely revealing each character. This novel is an in-depth look in to love and relationships, independence, spiritual fulfillment, and materialism. Please join a discussion with Molly Smith Waters LBWCC English, Theater, and Speech instructor, and gain a new perspective. You don't want to miss it.
Space is limited. The course fee is $29. Registration deadline is Dec. 20, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lurleen B. Wallace Community College in Andalusia is offering a “Survival Basics” course Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. This class meets from 5-8 p.m. in the Forestry Building on the Andalusia campus.
Mark Hainds, course instructor, is a lifelong hunter, fisher, trapper, and forager who grew up on a family farm in north Missouri. He has a BS in Forest Resource Management and a MS in Forest Biology. He is a former combat medic with the U.S. Army Reserves. Hainds became the first person in history to walk the 2,000 mile U.S.-Mexico border, spending numerous days and nights alone in some of the most remote portions of the Chihuahuan and Sonoran Deserts, mountains, and the brush country of south Texas. During this trek he experienced temperatures ranging from approximately 15-120-degrees F. In this class you will learn:
- Using a compass and other important tools
- Importance of hydration, nutrition, and feet care
- Dealing with animals
- Dealing with insects and disease, venomous snakes, and spiders
Space is limited. The course fee is $29. Registration deadline is Jan. 17, 2019. 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.
Medical Coding Class
LBW Community College in Opp is offering a 15-week, non-credit Medical Coding study course beginning in January. This class will be held in room 103 in the Health Sciences Building.
This course is available for those who wish to focus strictly on preparing for the national certification exam to become a certified professional coder (CPC). According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs for certified professional coders will increase 22 percent through the year 2022. This is a great opportunity to obtain training locally to meet the industry demand.
Classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 8 – April 19, 2019, 5:30 – 6:45 p.m. Registration is now underway. The course fee is $750. For more information or to register for the 15-week study course, contact Noelle Worley at 334-881-2231 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
**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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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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