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Guilford Technical Community College is pleased to offer a variety of lifelong leisure learning and personal enrichment courses. Whether it's Public Speaking or Photography, check here for a variety of courses to choose from.

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How to Become A Life Coach

This course will bring focus to the wide and fast-growing field of life coaching. Life coaches specialize in all areas including careers and personal growth. Students must have a deep desire for listening and studying, as well as a commitment to others. Learning outcomes include what life coaching is and is not, who needs a life coach, an in-depth overview of types of coaches and what makes an excellent coach, how you identify with coaching, and an exploration of your strengths and opportunities in coaching. Supplies needed: Notebook. Handouts will be given in class.

CSP-4000-NG3 How to Become a Life Coach 9/10/19 - 10/8/19 Tu 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm Greensboro CEC 210 Click Here
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Life Coaching 2- Mobilizing the Coachee

This course is a continuation of How to Become a Life Coach and will provide methods for how to mobilize the coachee to seek to understand and unlock their coaching potential. Concept will include coaching for purpose and enabling client transformation. Students with Life Coaching and it is designed to bring coach and client conversations to life. Students should complete How to Become a Life Coach and Life Coach II.

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-MP3 Life Coaching 2-Mobilizing the Coachee 10/22/19 - 11/12/19 Tu 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Greensboro CEC 210 Click Here

 

Basic Small Engine Repair
In this course students will learn basic operation and repair of two- and four-stroke internal combustion engines. Students will review the major components of these small engines and how they work in the overall operation of the engine. The course covers the four stages of small engine operation, troubleshooting, inspections, repair and preventive maintenance. Students will receive basic classroom instruction and hands-on lab experience with small engines. Upon completion, students will be able identify, troubleshoot, and perform basic small engine repairs, which will improve employment opportunities for students. Students are required to bring their own individual small engine and basic hand tools.

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-SMA3 Basic Small Engine Repair 9/4/19  - 10/14/19 M,W 6:00 pm  - 9:00 pm Cameron C1 174 Click Here

 

Floral Design

This course is designed for students to learn the basics of floral design, including principles and elements of color theory, tools of the trade, handling and flower identification and how to create basic arrangements. Upon completion of this couse, the student will be able to develop and have a better understanding of retail floral design, customer choice and personal taste in floral design and how to create a floral design. Extra cost for materials.

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CSP-4000-RA3  Floral Design 8/22/2019  - 9/26/2019 Th 6:00 pm  - 8:00 pm Greensboro CEC 116 Click Here

 

Abstract Photography

This course is designed to expand understanding of photographic composition by completing a series of challenging assignments. Each week an assignment will be given using different elements to create visually-appealing abstract images. The completed assignment will be shared with the class for review. Upon successful completion of the class, students will review their portfolios and will select images to be displayed locally.

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-RE3 Abstract Photography 9/3/19  - 10/8/19 T 6:00 pm  - 8:30 pm Greensboro CEC 216 Click Here

 Photo 101

This beginning photography course teaches students to take technically good photographs with your digital camera with interchangeable lenses. Shutters, apertures, films, and other pieces of information are covered to help students understand the photographic process. The class is designed for those who have a digital camera with interchangeable lenses. Please bring camera for first day of class and flash drive.

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-SH3 Photo 101 9/25/19 - 10/30/19 W 6:00 pm  - 8:30 pm Greensboro CEC 216 Click Here

 

New! Fashion Techniques: Updating Your Personal Style

This course is designed to teach students about current techniques for updating their wardrobe, and how to create a more professional appearance. This course will examine the social and psychological aspects of dress, color theory, accessoring, mixing patterns and textures, as well as a study on current fashion trends.

CSP-4000-RB3 New! Fashion Techniques: Updating Your Personal Style 8/29/19 - 10/3/19 Th 6:00 pm  - 8:00 pm Greensboro CEC 216 Click Here
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 New! Event Planning 101

Have you always wanted to be known as the "Hostess with the Mostess"? Do you dream about creating and hosting a fabulous dinner party or life celebration( i.e baby shower, birthday party, etc.)? Do you volunteer for a civic organization or belong to a church and would like to plan banquets or events but have no idea where to begin? Then Event Planning 101 maybe the answer for you. During this two-evening course, you will learn what to ask before planning an event, how to organize it and how to make it an experience for your guests using the five senses.

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CSP-4000-MN3 New! Event Planning 101 9/9/19 - 9/16/19 M 6:00 pm  - 9:00 pm Greensboro CEC 224 Click Here

 

Wedding/Event Planning I

This course is designed to help you learn the details of planning a wedding or event. You will receive instruction in setting a time line, etiquette, budget responsibilities, rehearsal, and elegance in style.

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CSP-4000-DB3 Wedding & Event Planning 9/12/2019  - 10/17/19 Th 6:00 pm  - 9:00 pm Jamestown AT 368 Click Here

 

Wedding/Event Planning II

This course is a continuation of Wedding & Event Planning I. You will receive instruction in starting an event planning business, client and vendor communication, ceremony direction, reception management, and event design and production. Special emphasis will be placed on day-of Management. Optional field trips (weekends) will be held throughout the course at actual weddings to provide real-world experience and to complement classroom instruction. Completion of Wedding & Event Planning I is required in order to take this course.

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-WX3 Wedding & Event Planning II 9/3/2019  - 10/8/19 T 6:00 pm  - 9:00 pm Greensboro CEC 225 Click Here

Students can register in one of three ways: PREREGISTRATION is REQUIRED prior to attending class.

  • Online: Register
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  • In Person:
    • Jamestown, 140 Jamestown Court, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    • Greensboro, 3505 E. Wendover Ave., Continuing Education Center, Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 6:00 pm and Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • High Point, 901 S. Main St., H1, Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 6:00 pm and Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Mail: Download the registration form from website, and mail to GTCC, PO BOX 309, Jamestown, N.C. 27282. Download the form here: Con Ed Registration Form