Non-credit programs and courses are specialized offerings designed to provide the educational, cultural and workforce development needs of the lifelong learners in our community. Although no college credit will be awarded for these programs, students may earn continuing education units (CEU's) or Continuing Professional Education (CPE), which is recorded permanently by the office of lifelong learning. A workforce development student obtains occupational education and skills by participating in any of the following: open enrollment occupational courses and services; customized training and services; IT industry certification and testing; and transitional programs and services.
AWARD: Certificate of completion.
LENGTH: 2 Semesters
This certificate provides a look at the fine art of wood crafting, along with designing and constructing high quality custom-built furniture and accessories. The program prepares graduates to concentrate on establishing their own fine woodworking business.
ARTS 361 Introduction to Fine Woodworking
ARTS 346 Introduction to Hand Tools/Machines
ARTS 360 Basic Woodturning
ARTS 365 Intermediate Woodturning
ARTS 347 Wood Characteristics, Bending, and Veneering
ARTS 348 Finishing Techniques
ARTS 501 Furniture Design
ARTS 502 Advanced Furniture Making
ARTS 500 Artisan Entrepreneurship
ARTS 368 Fine Woodworking Lab
Upon successful completion of eight of the above courses, the student will be awarded a certificate in Fine Woodworking.
Non-Credit Course Registration. Pre-registration is required for non-credit courses. Registrations are accepted on a firstcome, first-served basis. Completed non-credit registration form and payment must be received no later than 7 days prior to the start date of the class(es) in which the student intends to enroll. If paying by cash, students can register in the Frith Economic
Development Center at PHCC Main Campus, room 118 or 111. If paying by credit card, students can enroll online, or call (276) 656-0354 to register by phone. If paying by check, students can call (276) 656-0260 or email ; leave your name, mailing address, and phone number. A registration form and class information will be mailed with a return envelope.