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$99 - Computer for Beginners Level I  

You'll be introduced to the features and uses of computer hardware and software.  The course presents an overview of computers and their history, and discusses the various hardware components, operating systems and application software types with which beginning computer users should become familliar.  You will learn how to use a mouse, e-mail, and send/open attachments, make airline reservations, find a job and more. 

  • Springfield
     MTR 9/16-9/19
    6:00 - 9:00 PM ET
  • Leitchfield
    MTR 10/21-10/24
    6:00 - 9:00 PM CT

$99 - Computer for Beginners Level II  

If you know the basics of how to operate a computer and navigate the internet, it is time to go to the next step.  This class will introduce you to file management, advanced Internet searches, Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Excel.  It will also explain other software that is available and the benefits of each software product.  You need only have a basic Understanding of computers. 

  •  Springfield
    MTR 9/23-9/26
    6:00 - 9:00 PM ET
  • Leitchfield
    MTR 10/28-10/31
    6:00 - 9:00 PM CT

$99 Microsoft Excel Level I  

Get started with creating, modifying, printing, and formatting worksheets, working with basic formulas and functions, using multiple worksheets, enhancing worksheets, using styles and auto formats, and working with charts.

  • Springfield
    MTR 9/30-10/3
    6:00 - 9:00 PM ET
  • Leitchfield
    MTR 11/4-11/7
    6:00 - 9:00 PM CT

$79 - Microsoft Excel Level II  

You will learn more advanced uses of Microsoft Excel to include more detailed formulas and function usage.  Visual representation of data will be explored using the various graph functions available.  Formatting of worksheets, filtering data, and much more will give you a more in-depth understanding of the power of Excel.

  • Elizabethtown
    MTR 10/21-10/24
    6:00 - 9:00 PM ET
  •  Springfield
    MTR 11/18-11/21
    6:00 - 9:00 PM ET
  • Leitchfield
    MTR 12/16-12/19
    6:00 - 9:00 PM CT

$99 - Microsoft Access Level I 

In this beginning database course, you'll learn how to create and modify tables, create queries, use filters, create and modify forms, and enhance reports. 

  • Elizabethtown
    MTR 10/7-10/10
    6:00 - 9:00 PM ET
  •  Springfield
    MTR 11/11-11/14
    6:00 - 9:00 PM ET
  • Leitchfield
    MTR 12/2-12/5
    6:00 - 9:00 PM CT

$99 - Microsoft PowerPoint 

Have you always wondered how others create those amazing presentations using PowerPoint/  This course will get you on your way to creating effective presentations that will enable you to more effectively inform your audience and keep their attention by incorporating the features of slide transitions, graphis, etc. into your presentations. 

  •  Springfield
    MTR 9/16-9/19
    6:00 - 9:00 PM ET
  • Leitchfield
    MTR 10/21-10/24
    6:00 - 9:00 PM CT

$79 - Microsoft Word Level I 

Learn to create, print, save, and modify documents.  You will also be shown various formatting features such as paragraph spacing, tables, columns, page layout and others. 

  •  Springfield
    MTR 9/23-9/26
    6:00 - 9:00 PM ET
  • Leitchfield
    MTR 10/28-10/31
    6:00 - 9:00 PM CT

$79 - Microsoft Word Level II 

Take your Word documents to the next level of formatting.  Learn how to create flyers, mail merge templates, and more. 

  •  Springfield
    MTR 9/30-10/3
    6:00 - 9:00 PM ET
  • Leitchfield
    MTR 11/4-11/7
    6:00 - 9:00 PM CT

$99 - Facebook and Twitter

Put your face on Facebook!  Learn how to create your profile, search for friends, create events . . . then learn how to tweet. 

  • Elizabethtown
    MTR 10/7-10/10
    6:00 - 9:00 PM ET
  •  Springfield
    MTR 11/11-11/14
    6:00 - 9:00 PM ET
  • Leitchfield
    MTR 12/2-12/5
    6:00 - 9:00 PM CT

$75 - 10 Soft Skills You Need  

Having the technical skills and knowledge to execute your job is only one part of being successful in the workplace.  In addition to these "hard" skills, we also need "soft" skillswhich allow us to effectively work with others.  Building effective soft skills can contribute to a more efficient, harmonious, and productive workplace, as we as to your own overall job happpiness and satisfaction. 

  • Leitchfield
    W 9/18
    4:00 - 8:00 PM CT
  • Elizabethtown
    T 10/1
    5:00 - 9:00 PM ET
  • Springfield
    R 10/16
    8:00 AM - Noon ET

$75 - Change Management 

Change is constant.  All around us, technologies, processes, people, ideas, and methods change, affecting the way we perform daily tasks and live our lives.  This course will provide tools to implement changes more smoothly and to have those changes better accepted.  YOu will gain an understanding of how change is implemented and some tools for managing change.  

  •  Leitchfield
    W 9/11
    4:00 - 8:00 PM CT
  • Elizabethtown
    W 10/8
    5:00 - 9:00 PM ET

$75 - Customer Service

Each of you serves customers.  You may be on the front lines of a company serving the people who buy your products, or providing a service that keeps a company running.  Or maybe you own a company and serve your staff and your customers.  This class looks at all types of customers and how we can serve them better and improve ourselves in the process.  

  •  Elizabethtown
    W 9/18
    6:00 - 9:00 PM ET
  • Elizabethtown
    W 10/16
    6:00 - 9:00 PM ET
  • Elizabethtown
    R 10/24
    6:00 - 9:00 PM ET 

$75 - Managing Workplace Anxiety  

Many workers suffer from some sort of workplace anxiety, which may cause productivity to decrease.  While there are many forms of workplace anxiety, we can learn to overcome them by identifying the key problems and finding a way to manage them before they manage you.  

  •  Elizabethtown
    W 9/25
    5:00 - 9:00 PM ET
  • Leitchfield
    W 10/30
    4:00 - 8:00 PM CT

$99 - Public Speaking and Speech Giving

This course provides both instruction and experience in surmounting the common fear of group and public speaking.  Emphasis is placed on preparation, delivery and mental-preparedness for using one of the most important skills you can possess when working with people.  You will gain experience in the fundamentals of how to publicly communicate clearly, professionally and effectively.  You'll also be given the opportunity to present in a controlled environment free of criticism and receive a detailed evaluation regarding strengths and areas of opportunity.  

  •  Springfield
    R 9/12
    5:00 - 9:00 PM ET
  • Elizabethtown
    T 10/8
    4:30 - 8:30 PM CT

$99 - Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence may be a greater predictor of your success in the workplace than your IQ.  Understanding that we make every decision based off an emotion is a powerful tool.  This course will include an emotional intelligence assessment, explanation of emotional intelligence, and more.  By the end of te course, attendees will have a better understanding of how they interact with others and how to better control their own emotions.  

  • Springfield
    M 10/14
    5:00 - 8:00 PM ET

$99 - Personal Productivity

Most people find that they wish they had more time in aday.  This course will show participants how to organize their lives and find those hidden moments.  Participants will learn how to establish routines, set goals, create an efficient environment, and use time honored planning and organizational tools to maximize your personal productivity.  

  • Springfield
    W 9/11
    3:00 - 9:00 PM ET
$65 - NEC Code Update ME/EE/HVAC

You will work with the new NEC Code book in this course.  Many of the changes to the code will be discussed.

Choose one of the Following:

  • Bardstown
    9/6
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Leitchfield
    9/13
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Springfield
    9/20
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Bardstown
    10/7 and 10/10
    6:00 - 9:00 PM
  • Campbellsville
    10/22 and 10/24
    6:00 - 9:00 PM
  • Elizabethtown
    11/8
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Springfield 
    11/15
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Bardstown
    12/3 and 12/5
    6:00 - 9:00 PM
  • Campbellsville
    12/10 and 12/12
    6:00 - 9:00 PM
 $85 - Build Your Business CE/HVAC

Join us for a great /discussion on the importance of sound business practice.  Building astrong business.  Tips on becoming a successful entrepreneur; Topics on becoming a successful entrepreneur. Topics covered include: marketing, sales, basic bookkeeping, expanding through hiring, developing your business plan, best practices.

Choose one of the Following:

  • Bardstown
    9/10 and 9/12
    6:00 - 9:00 PM
  • Campbellsville
    9/17 and 9/19
    6:00 - 9:00 PM
  • Elizabethtown
    10/18
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Leitchfield
    10/25
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Campbellsville
    11/5 and 11/7
    6:00 - 9:00 PM
  • Bardstown
    11/12 and 11/14
    6:00 - 9:00 PM
  • Elizabethtown
    12/6
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Springfield
    12/20
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

$350 - Electrical Licensing Test Prep

Over 90% fail this tet, but with additional instruction you can be successful your first try!  This 40 hour prep course will assist those taking the Journeyman or Master Electricians exam and is designed for those currently working in the electrical field.  You should have a basic understanding of electrical principles.  The test will cover the 2017 edition of the NEC Code.  

  • Elizabethtown
    MWF 10/14 - 11/4
    5:00 - 9:00 PM ET 

$75 - Intro to English Paper Piecing 

This introductory class will give students the basic knowledge of English Paper Piecing (EPP).  We will discuss the history behind EPP, different techniques, and the many ways patterns can come together using this relaxing technique.  Our EPP is done completely by hand, but don't let that deter you, we will be using a medium hexi and completing a small wall quilt and in no time you will be relaxing in the flow of completing this project.  Supply lists will be provided prior to the first day of class.

  • T 10/15-10/29
    5:00 - 8:00 PM ET
  • Location: Elizabethown 

$75 - Sew In

Maybe you need help with binding, basting, quilting, etc...  Bring a project you are currently working on or one that you have put away and want to pull back out.  We will work together to get you back on track or tackle the area that is giving you trouble.  When you sign up for the course, please indicate in what area you need assistance.  

  • Sa 10/26
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM ET
  • Location: Elizabethown 

$75 - Wreath Wall Hanging Quilt

Come make this wreath wall quilt with us.  With measurements of 52.5 x 52.5, this quilt will display perfectly on a wall, used as a table topper, or even draped over a sofa.  Using the strip method and a variety of greens, you will create a full wreath for the holidays.  Supply lists will be provided prior to the first session. 

  • R 11/7-11/14
    6:00 - 9:00 PM ET
  • Location: Elizabethown 

$100 - Beginning Bodyweight Fitness

This class is designed for people who are interested in beginning fitness.  The course will begin with a nutrition course, and will progress from stretcing as a group to very simple bodyweight exercises.  If you envision a healthier version of ourself, this course is for you.  

  • F 9/6-9/27
    5:00 - 6:30 PM ET
  • Location: Elizabethown 

$100 - Stroller Fit 

This is a functional, total body conditioning workout for moms and their little ones.  Each workout is 60 minutes long and includes strength training, cardio, and core restoration.  The class also includes songs and activities to keep your baby entertained and engaged.  You'll leave feeling successful and connected.  

  • M 10/7-10/28
    5:00 - 6:30 PM ET
  • Location: Elizabethown 

$99 - Money Smarts for Older Adults

Older adults are prime targets for financial exploitation both by persons that they know and trust and by strangers.  Elders who lose their life savings usually have little or no opportunity to regain what they have lost.  This course is designed by the FDIC and Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection to recognize and reduce the risk of elder financial exploitation.  Upon completion of this course you or your loved one will be better able to: Guard against identity theft, plan for possible loss of your ability to manage your finances, prepare financially for disasters and to learn how to protect yourself against different types of scams.  

  • Elizabethtown
    M 9/17
    9:00 AM - Noon ET
  • Elizabethtown
    T 10/22
    9:00 AM - Noon ET
  • Elizabethtown 
    T 11/19
    5:00 - 8:00 PM ET 

$99 - Managing Personal Finance

 There are millions of American citizens struggling with debt.  A lot of debt can be alleviated if you have the right tools.  This course will provide you with the tools you need to reduce or eliminate debt, and give you the financial stability you need by teaching you the benefits of having a budget and how to build a budget that fits your needs and lifestyle.  You will discover how to understand your personal expenses, the benefits of making a budget, set financial goals, develop good spending habits, learn how to pay off debt and learn how to effectively make a budget.

  • Elizabethtown
    T 9/17
    5:00 - 8:00 PM ET
  • Elizabethtown
    T 10/29
    5:00 - 8:00 PM ET
  • Elizabethtown
    M 11/18
    9:00 AM - Noon ET 

$100 - Painting Like Bob Ross 

Paint beautiful landscapes and seascapes with happy trees and clouds!  You'll learn step-by-step from an expert instructor who will guide you to complete your very own work of art. 

  • Elizabethtown
    Sa 11/30
    5:00 - 9:00 PM ET 

$100 - Scrapbooking

Have you ever wanted to create a personal collection of photos, newspaper clippings and special momentos?  This class introduces you to scrapbooking.  We will discuss simple methods of creating those cherished collections - create family heirlooms today.  

  • F 11/15-12/6
    5:00 - 6:30 PM ET
  • Location: Elizabethown 

$50 - Book Group

This group class is perfect for the person seeking to discuss a good read or looking to meet like minded people.  The cost inclludes a copy of "The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary" by Simon Winchester. 

  • F 10/4-10/25
    5:00 - 6:30 PM ET
  • Location: Elizabethown 

$50 - Avengers History 101 

Do you want to catch up on all of the Avengers hype?  The Marvel Cinematic Universe is made up of over 20 movies, 32 heroes, and some very bad villains.  This course is designed like a traditional history class with lectures, exams, and some homework.  Don't worry, this class is seriously fun!  If you would like to learn more about the Avengers, catch up on the most recent Avengers movie, or show off your Marvel knowledge, this class is for you. 

  • F 9/6-9/27
    5:00 - 6:30 PM ET
  • Location: Elizabethown 

$100 - A Culinary Date Night

Have a date night with your significant other in a fun, relaxed environment.  Our class will teach you to prepare a full meal - led by a knowledgeable instructor who will lead you through the process with easy step-by-step instructions. 

  • Elizabethtown
    F 9/13
    6:30 - 8:30 PM ET
  • Elizabethtown
    F 10/18
    6:30 - 8:30 PM ET
  • Elizabethtown
    F 11/8
    6:30 - 8:30 PM ET

$125 - ACT Boot Camp

Jump start your ACT!  This is a comprehensive day-long camp that will help prepare you to take the ACT test.  It will cover English, Math, Reading, and Science as well as an overview that will help with test taking. 

  • Elizabethtown
    Sa 9/7
    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM ET
  • Springfield
    Sa 10/19
    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM ET
  • Leitchfield
    Sa 12/7
    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM CT 

$45 - ACT Prep Overview

Custom-designed tutoriing and practical advice will enable you to earn your best possible ACT scores.  In addition, you will learn how to relax and do your best on any test.  

  • Springfield
    M 9/9
    5:30 - 8:30 PM ET
  • Bardstown
    T 10/22
    5:30 - 8:30 PM ET
  • Elizabethtown
    M 12/9
    5:30 - 8:30 PM ET 

$45 - ACT Prep Science 

This prep class will focus solely on improving the understanding of science topics likely to appear on the ACT exam. 

  • Springfield
    F 9/13
    5:30 - 8:30 PM ET
  •  Elizabethtown
    F 10/25
    5:30 - 8:30 PM ET

$45 - ACT Prep English

This prep class focuses on improving the understanding of English topics likely to appear on the ACT. 

  • Springfield
    W 9/11
    5:30 - 8:30 PM ET
  • Elizabethtown
    T 10/22
    5:30 - 8:30 PM ET 

$45 - ACT Prep Math 

This course offers a guided review on every type of question featured on the exam.  Learn test-taking strategies while identifying personal strengths and weaknesses so you can focus your efforts.  

  • Bardstown
    R 9/13
    5:30 - 8:30 PM ET
  • Elizabethtown
    R 12/12
    5:30 - 8:30 PM ET 

$45 - ACT Prep Reading

You will become familiar with the format of the test and learn techniques to utilize your time wisely, avoid common mistakes, and perform to the best of your ability. 

  • Bardstown
    R 10/24
    5:30 - 8:30 PM ET
  • Elizabethtown
    W 12/11
    5:30 - 8:30 PM ET 


Contact Information

KCTCS/Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
Workforce Solutions
LRC Building
610 College Street Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 706-8700 or Toll Free: (877) 246-2322 extension 68700
 
 
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