HCC CONTINUING ED OFFERS
|HCC Instructor April Conner,
left, with student Margaret Daughtry displaying
a shoe armoire that the Cabinetry class recently
Halifax Community College
(HCC) Continuing Education Department will host carpentry
classes, starting in January. Professional carpenter April
Conner is slated to teach the courses.
Carpentry I, Fundamentals of Carpentry, will be held from
Jan. 7-Apr. 16, 2008 from 9:00 a.m.-12 noon, Mondays and
Wednesdays. Cost is $60. This course is designed to teach
basic carpentry skills including framing, layout, materials
used, basic blueprint reading, terminology, tools,
mathematics, and safety procedures associated with general
carpentry. Students will learn through hands-on experience
with teacher demonstrations and some lectures with drawings.
Carpentry II will run from Jan. 7-Apr. 16, 6:00-9:00 p.m.,
on Mondays and Wednesdays. Students must have completed
Carpentry I to enroll. This course will teach advanced
techniques and applications using curves and angles. Cost is
Cabinetry will be held from Jan. 7-Apr. 16, 2008 from
1:00-4:00 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays. Cost is $60. In this
course, Conner will share information on general planning,
designing, building, and trimming out of cabinets. The
course includes terminology, tools, practices, and
applications associated with cabinet making taught through
hands-on experience with teacher demonstrations and some
lectures with drawings.
“How to Build a House” will be held Jan. 8- Feb. 28 and Mar.
11-Apr. 24, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cost
is $55. Designed to teach introductory terminology,
practices and applications in residential construction from
start to finish, the course features lectures with drawings
and other visual aids to help in the general understanding
of what goes into building a house. This is recommended for
anyone who is going to have a house built as well as anyone
who is trying to decide whether or not to pursue carpentry
as an occupation.
Early registration is suggested. Contact the Continuing
Education Department in Building 400 at (252) 536-7212 or
(252) 536-7216 for more information or stop by to register.