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Auto Technology Basics


with Andrew Sansone

Feb 6, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Do you want to learn how to fix your own vehicle and save yourself money on repairs?  This is an introductory course and great for that. Students will study the engine, ignition system, fuel and cooling systems, brakes, tires, steering and general electrical service. No class on Feb 27

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Beekeeping Basics


with Mike Willard

Feb 6, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Have you thought about keeping bees? This is the opportunity to learn more about these vital and fascinating creatures, providing so much of our food. This course will enlighten and maybe inspire you to start a few hives of your own. Topics to include: History of Honey Bees, Bee Biology, Equipment, How to Get Started, Hive Management and more. There will be plenty of question-and-answer time as well as discussion time and all the information needed to start your own beekeeping operation. Mike Willard is Vice-President of the Vermont Beekeeper's Association. This is an 8 hour course

Electricity Basics


with Mitch Stern

Feb 8, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

House wiring, installation of fixtures, electrical systems for heating, installation of circuits, service entrance, outlets and switches are covered in this course. Book fees are NOT included.

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with Rick Sylvester

Feb 8, 2017 at 5 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Do you want to learn the basics of direct and alternating currents, as well as having an understanding of binary coding hexadecimal and octal coding systems? Then this is the course for you. You will gain knowledge in these sytems through using tools such as multimeters, oscilliscopes, signal generators and the troubleshooting of circuits. This course is taught in classroom and shop settings using training aids and live aircraft.

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Motorcycle Maintenance

Mar 20, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Students will learn the theory of the 4-stroke motorcycle engine, ignition system, fuel system, electrical system, brakes, tires, and basic maintenance.  Course will follow the direction students desire.  Emphasis on American V-Twin.  Students are encouraged to bring their motorcycles to the course. This class meets two times per week on Monday & Wednesday for 5 weeks

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Plumbing Basics


with Staff

Feb 7, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Students will study basic house plumbing including the use of copper and plastic pip, sink and toilet installation, and drains and septic systems. Book fees are NOT included

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Welding Basics


with Staff

Feb 15, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Fundamentals of making welded joints with oxyacetylene and electric arc processes are taught, along with MIG and TIG welding.  In addition, the fundamentals of metal fabrication.  This class meets on Monday & Wednesday for 5 weeks

Class begins on February 13 not February 6


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