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Personal Enrichment

AWC Continuing Educations offers a number of affordable, non-credit courses that allow participants to explore personal interests. Our personal enrichment classes provide a non-competitive learning environment in which students can choose to take as many or as few classes as they like.

CONSTRUCTION TRADES

Basic Electrical

Get a basic introduction to electricity. You will learn how it is generated, electrical safety around the home and basic home wiring for the do-it-yourself homeowner to include:

  • Install wiring in new construction (for example in a new addition or patio)
  • How to properly replace existing switches, receptacles or light fixtures

Commercial Plan Reading

Learn the purpose, implementation and use of construction plans. Familiarize yourself with:

  • Tools and aids used in plan reading
  • Related construction documents
  • Basic construction math, measurement, materials and terminology
  • Construction specification and organization

Residential Plan Reading

You will gain basic construction knowledge and skills including:

  • Basic construction math, measurement, materials and terminology
  • Reading and understanding residential construction plans to include architectural foundation, framing, mechanical, plumbing and electrical

Room Additions and Patio Covers

A basic overview of the planning and submittal requirements for room additions and patio cover additions to one story family residences and park model RV’s. As required by current applicable building codes, this would include:

  • Foundation
  • Wall Framing
  • Roof Framing
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing

MARTIAL ARTS

Kendo

Kendo, “way of the sword”, is a very traditional and immensely popular sport in Japan. This martial art of Samurai origin will develop the technical and mental skills associated with this Japanese philosophy. The focus of the course will be on the basic skills associated within the discipline of Kendo. Emphasis will be placed on physical conditioning, mental discipline, and self-awareness. This is a fun course and people of all fitness levels are welcome.

MUSIC

Students learn to be proficient in public performances on the Violin, Viola, Cello or Bass.

  • Orchestra Level 1: Suggested but not limited to fourth grade students or 9 years of age through adults. Students are instructed on correct musical terms and parts of their instrument, proper posture, beginning musical notation and rhythms, ensemble participation, and will be given the opportunity to perform showing their new skills.
  • Orchestra Level 2: This course is a continuation of Orchestra Level 1. Students are instructed on more advanced musical terms, notation and rhythms than in Level 1.
  • Orchestra Level 3: This course is a continuation of Orchestra Level 1 and 2. Students are instructed on more advanced musical terms, notation and rhythms than in Level 1 and 2.
  • Twinklers: Introductory Courses. Suggested but not limited to 5 through 13 years of age. Students are instructed on correct musical terms and parts of their instrument, proper posture, ear training, memorization of beginning musical notation and rhythms, ensemble participation and will be given the opportunity to perform frequently.
  • Young String Ambassadors: Suggested but not llimited to 5 through 13 years of age. This class is a continuation of the Twinklers class. Students are instructed on more advanced musical terms, notation, and rhythms than in Twinklers.

WRITING AND RESEARCH

Genealogy

Climb your family tree without going out on a limb. You will experience:

  • Hands-on training in a computer lab
  • Documentation process and information gathering
  • Records research and systems introduction
  • Yuma research centers
  • Free online genealogy sources
  • Recording your findings
  • Discovering your ancestors

Prepare to Publish

Focused towards editing, publishing and marketing your book. Discover creative techniques that draw in potential interest (or buyers) for your story. Learn what a business model is and how to target your book market for maximum interest. Get the most exposure for your finished written product. Get creative. Get noticed. Get published!

Write Your Life Story

Learn how to write your life story. This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of writing your life history for family, friends, classmates, and descendants. New topics suggested each week. Who will tell your story to the next generation?

 

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