Expand Your Horizons with Continuing Education, Non-Credit Classes

Your local campus has a wide variety of Continuing Education Classes to improve your health, mind and spirit

From learning Adobe Photoshop to Zumba workouts, Colorado Mountain College has over 300 classes to choose from.

Delve into an area of personal interest, such as history, geology or economics. Get in shape with yoga, fitball or Hoop dancing. Learn to play guitar or cook ethnic dishes. Improve jobs skills including Social Media Marketing or mastering Quickbooks. Or just have fun with acting or crochet.

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Upcoming Continuing Education Classes

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Sep
22
Mon
Technical Canyoneering @ CMC in Spring Valley
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Class Description

Introduces students to a variety of travel techniques for non-technical and technical canyon environments. Topics include: weather, canyon, geography, navigation, group management and safety, technical rope work, climbing skills and self-rescue. A variety of wet and dry canyon travel techniques will be practiced including: walking, scrambling, climbing, rappelling, jumping and swimming. Leave No Trace techniques, in a desert canyon environment, as well as a general knowledge of natural history and cultural history of the region, will be emphasized.

This is rigorous, physically demanding class that includes rappels, swimming through narrow slot canyons, and demanding off-trail travel. This class includes a 5-day technical canyoneering overnight field trip to Zion National Park. Class will meet two Mondays before the field trip and one Monday immediately following. Field trip is Saturday through Wednesday, 10/4-10/8. The supplemental course charge includes transportation, group equipment, showers, food, access/camping fees, and wet suit rental. Backpack, sleeping bag, and tent rentals available. The supplemental course charge is non-refundable. Minimum age: 17.

Faculty: Johann Aberger, Michael S. Schneiter
Meets: M, M,T,W,S,SU, M • September 22, 2014 – October 13, 2014
Refund Date: September 25, 2014
Credit Hours: 2.0
Syn# 84968

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Sep
23
Tue
CPR for Professionals (AHA) @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 23 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Class Description

An American Heart Association Blended Learning course; part of the course is completed online, and part in person with an instructor, during the scheduled hours for the class. Each student completes Part One (online portion) individually. Students must pay the additional online registration cost directly to AHA when registration for the online portion is completed. Online registration and information at http://www.onlineaha.org/. Then students will contact Kerry Wirth to schedule their 60 minute skill testing time slot and present the completed AHA online Certificate. Contact Kerry Wirth 925-7740 for details. Text required.

Faculty: Kerry Wirth, Kerry Wirth
Meets: T,TH • September 23, 2014 – September 25, 2014
Refund Date: September 19, 2014
Cost: $28
Syn# 83120

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Mexican Fast Foods @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

In this class, you will learn to make and test three of the most delicious fast foods of the gourmet Mexican food, including tacos, enchiladas, and tostadas.

Faculty: Ricardo Torres
Meets: T • September 23, 2014 – September 23, 2014
Refund Date: September 19, 2014
Cost: $30
Syn# 85477

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Wilderness First Responder @ CMC in Spring Valley
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Photo depicting a high angle rescueClass Description

This course provides the student with those skills and emergency medical care techniques used by guides, trip leaders and others providing primary care in backcountry setting. The student will be able to respond correctly to those medical and trauma situations commonly encountered when entry into the EMS system is delayed or unlikely.

This class will be taught to the guidelines of the Wilderness Medicine Society. Field meeting dates will emphasize practical skills in backcountry settings and will take place in the classroom and outdoors. Field days are mandatory on Saturday and Sunday, 10/4 & 10/5, and 10/25 & 10/26. The 10/25 meeting includes a night triage activity. Upon successful completion of this class, students will be awarded certifications from the American Heart Association (Professional Rescuer CPR) and Desert Mountain Medicine (WFR). Certifications are active for two years. The supplemental course charge includes textbook, expendable supplies, and certification fees. The supplemental course charge is nonrefundable. Minimum age 17.

Faculty: Stephen Szoradi, Matthew J. Barrett
Meets: T,TH, S,SU, S, SU • September 23, 2014 – November 13, 2014
Refund Date: September 30, 2014
Credit Hours: 4.0
Syn# 83745

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Sep
24
Wed
Outdoor Landscape Painting/Sketching @ Rifle
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Class Description

Capture the glory of fall in the Rockies during this 3-day workshop! Learn the fundamentals of observation, drawing design, values and color from a well known expert – artist Lanny Grant. Lanny will discuss and demonstrate techniques and work one-on-one to build your skills, interpret the landscape and study light and perspective. Through this foundation, you will continue to develop your own personal style. Students will meet each morning at the campus, then carpool to a pre-selected outdoor site for class. Supply list available at front desk.

Syn# 86039
Cost $75
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PC 2: Beyond the Computer Basics @ CMC in Carbondale
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Class Description

This workshop will build on the basics. If you only use your computer to surf the Internet and exchange emails, this class will teach you how to use other very useful applications in order take advantage of your computer.(Explicacion en espanol tambien-Spanish explanation by request). Questions can be directed to ricotorres7@gmail.com

Faculty: Ricardo Torres
Meets: W • September 24, 2014 – October 8, 2014
Refund Date: September 22, 2014
Cost: $75
Syn# 85473

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Rock Climbing II @ CMC in Spring Valley
Sep 24 @ 5:00 pm – 5:50 pm
Class Description

This class emphasizes lead climbing skills and is part of a three-climbing-class series that includes Rock Climbing I and Rock Self-Rescue. This class has a mandatory meeting at the Spring Valley Climbing Wall from 5:00-5:50pm on 9/24. This class includes one overnight field trip departing at 8:00am on 9/26, and returning at 6:30pm on 9/28. The supplmental course charge includes access fee, 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts, campground fees, transportation, group camping equipment, and climbing gear. The supplmental course charge is nonrefundable. Minimum age 18.

Faculty:
Meets: W, F,S,SU • September 24, 2014 – September 28, 2014
Refund Date: September 22, 2014
Cost: $102
Syn# 83777

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Sep
25
Thu
iPhone Crash Course @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Class Description

This three hour class is geared to help you get the most from your iPhone by introducing you to some of its many features. Learn how to customize your iPhone settings, use FaceTime, iMessage, surf the Internet, take pictures and videos, begin to manage your photos and use the Map features. (iOS 7 version). Bring your iPhone and Apple ID and password with you to class.

Faculty: Alice M. Brouhard
Meets: TH • September 25, 2014 – September 25, 2014
Refund Date: September 23, 2014
Cost: $35
Syn# 85333

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Art of Stir Fry @ CMC in Breckenridge
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Stir frying is an ancient style from China that produces fun, fast, tasty cuisine. We will learn both vegetarian and non-vegetarian recipes that make delicious, healthy and time conscious dishes. Syn#85607 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • September 25, 2014 – September 25, 2014
Refund Date: September 23, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85607

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Gluten Free Cooking @ Rifle
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Join Chef Matt Maier in preparing a gluten-free menu, and then enjoy the feast with your fellow classmates. You’ll leave with recipes and instructions for preparing a 3-course meal sure to satisfy your family and friends. This class will be held at Grand River Health, 501 Airport Rd. in Rifle.

Syn# 86156
Cost $40
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