Courses

Students who pass the course can apply for their boater education card as required by Oregon's mandatory Boater Education Program. Boater Handbook must be completed prior to class. 1 - 2 hours of pre-course study is required. All operators of powerboats with motors over 10 horse power are required to carry the Boater Education Card. For info or to request a book call 541-440-4668. $20


Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 05:30pm
Join Emily Pope, owner of PNW Grazing Co. for Classic Charcuterie with a Modern Twist.In this one-day class, you learn all the ways to make a beautiful charcuterie board. Not only will you learn techniques, knife-skills, and presentation but you will also get to take your work home with you to share with your family and friends. You will build their own presentation consisting of two types of meats (salami, turkey), 2 cheeses (a hard and a soft cheese), fruits (strawberries, blueberries, grapes, raspberries), vegetables (baby carrots, cucumbers, baby bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, celery, nuts (pistachios), crackers, something sweet (cookies and/or chocolate), hummus, ranch, and a garnishment of some sort (flowers, herbs) Students are asked to bring a cutting board and paring knife. All food is included in the cost of the class. Wine will be available for purchase, courtesy of UCC SOWI.


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Do you want to learn more and feel more comfortable with your computer? This class is for you. Learn basic commands and terminology, use a mouse or keyboard and multitasking with Windows 10. You will also learn to keep track of all your information by using Windows file management. Explore keyboard shortcuts and media player. This class is recommended for people who do not have computer experience. Early registration is encouraged for this popular class.
Gold card members use discount code GOLD at checkout. $89


September 28, 2021 to October 7, 2021, 05:00pm, CWT 17
This class is the next step in getting comfortable with and understanding your computer. Explore the Microsoft store and learn about applications; how to install, launch and customize your privacy. You will explore the internet and dive into word processing, spreadsheets, sticky notes and much more. Learn to use the personalization settings and make your computer your own. Early registration is encouraged for this class.
Gold card member use discount code GOLD at checkout. $89


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Whether you're planning a trip to Italy or simply wish to learn the basics of "the language of love," this class will inspire you. Building your vocabulary on Italian words you already know (think biscotti, amore, piazza), you will soon be speaking Italian with classmates while also learning about the geography and culture of Italy. This fun and upbeat class includes travel tips, a bit of Italian history, and even learning a few Italian songs. Instructor Jean Melo, B.A., M.L.S., Oregon certified teacher.


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Learn how to make your own stamps and handmade paper. This class will teach you the basics in papermaking and stamp-making. Wonderful skills to have for the holidays, special occasions, or personal promotion. Supplies included in the cost of the class.Recommended for ages 12 and up.


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Discover Digital Photography is designed for the novice photographer with no previous experience with digital cameras. This is an ed2go class - see ed2go listings for registration instructions (ed2go.com/umpqua).


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Learn more about what the popular MS Excel program can do for you! In this Basic Excel class, learn features such as creating, navigating, formatting and editing worksheets and workbooks. Enter various types of data, work with common formulas and functions. Learn the shortcuts.


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Go beyond SUM and expand on the knowledge learned in the basics course. Explore other basic functions, learn basic trouble shooting, create simple graphs and learn to link functions across multiple sheets. Instructor: L. Way


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This 1-day workshop is designed specifically for individuals working with non-profit organizations interested in seeking grant funding for projects, programs, and services. This course will be taught by Jody Rolnick, consultant at Professional Writing Services, bring with her years of experiences and success in grant writing. Participants do not need to have prior grant writing or fundraising experience. Early registration is advised due to limited seating.


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Join us as we approach the holidays with the tradition of wreath making with an eye toward new and exciting designs. Feel free to use the ornaments provided or bring your own ornaments and we will design a wreath to match your holiday decor. Share this class with a friend or two and begin your holiday celebration in style. You can also enjoy an array of holiday treats compliments of CWT. Instructor: L. Smith


Saturday, December 4, 2021, 01:00pm, CWT 14
Welcome to Macrame for Beginners! In this course, you will learn how to begin a macrame piece, including selecting materials and estimating rope length; how to tie several basic macrame knots including the larks head knot, the square knot and the half hitch knot; create a few small pieces over the course of 4 sessions, and leave with a finished wall hanging and the skills to create more pieces on your own. Supplies and materials are included in the price of the course.


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In this class you will learn how to make corn tortillas from scratch, starting with whole filed corn. Also known as Nixtamalization, this is an ancient tradition from the Aztec culture. This class also covers rendering lard, making salsa and cooking some samples to eat. All safety and COVID protocols will be followed to create a sterile environment for food prep and cooking. Course materials are included in the course fee. Instructor: Larry Stokes Course Fee: 39.00


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Do you have an Android smartphone? Are you considering buying one? Bring your fully charged Android phone to class and learn about the device's core functions and settings. Discover fun apps using the Google Play store, sync your device with your Google account, and explore how to connect your home computer to upload and share pictures and videos. Enroll in this class and learn how to get the most from the computer in your pocket. Instructor: K. Miller


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Make this year's celebration extra special! Come join the fun! In this class you will be creating your own Thanksgiving Centerpiece to place on the table or give as a gift. Supplies are provided but you may also bring your own special ornamentation and ribbon. It is recommended that ribbon be a minimum of 3 yards. See you there! Course Fee: 49.00.


Saturday, November 13, 2021, 01:00pm, CWT 14
How do you keep track of the day-to-day financial transactions of a business? Whether you are looking to advance in your career, or you're an entrepreneur, (or maybe you are a part of a family business), this course will help you if you are looking to understand the numbers. The Basics of Bookkeeping course will help you understand, and know how to record, every penny that comes into your business and every penny that goes out of your business. Contact at 541-440-4668 to register. Visit http://www.yougotclass.org/catalog-complete.cfm/Umpqua for more information.


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This WSET Level 1 Award in Wines course explores global regions and wine styles for consumers and industry professionals. The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines course focuses on the characteristics of many grape varieties of the world; the styles of wine they produce; and how to use label information to understand a wine's quality and style. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin. This course will be held on Saturday, March 5th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Examination is scheduled directly following the final class period on March 5th at 5:00 p.m. All course materials, including the Level 1 Workbook, will be provided day-of. No prior study or preparation is required. Refund Policy: Students will receive a full refund when a WSET course is cancelled by the Umpqua Community College due to insufficient enrollment. No refunds will be given after the class date has commenced. No refunds will be given after February 16th, the specification examination is ordered on this date. Note: If a WSET candidate is absent from an examination, all applicable fees encompassing an examination re-sit including (but not limited to) exam re-ordering, shipping costs, and other penalty fees will be charged to the student.


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