Programs & Courses

 

 Registration and Contact Information

 

Livingston Center
1240 Packard Drive
Howell, MI 48843


Contact Us:
Phone: (517) 552-2163
Fax: (810) 768-4015

Email:
livmtec@mcc.edu

Driving Directions

 
 

Office Hours
Mon-Fri: 8am - 5pm

 
 
 REGISTRATION FORM
 
MCC's Livingston Center offers a wide range of Certificate programs and Career Enhancement short courses in a variety of subject areas.

Classes are offered in flexible formats:
  • Traditional classroom settings.
  • Open Entry/Open Exit classes - self-paced and begin/end on your schedule.
  • Thousands of online courses from the world's greatest authors and companies on nearly every subject imaginable!

  • Registrations are on a first-come, first served basis.
  • Class dates and times are ongoing.
  • Livingston Center classes begin and end at various times throughout the year.
  • Register early to get your spot.

To Register:

    • Mail or drop-off the completed form and your payment to:

      Livingston Center
      1240 Packard Drive
      Howell, MI 48843

Checks should be made payable to “Mott Community College/Livingston Center"

    •  Fax the completed form along with your credit card payment or company purchase order number to (810) 768-4015.

Refund Policy:

  • A full refund will be made if a class is cancelled because of insufficient enrollment.
  • To drop a class and request a refund, call (517) 552-2163 14 business days prior to class. A cancellation fee will apply.
  • NO refunds will be given after this deadline. Refund checks will be mailed within four weeks.

 Electrical

Electrical
             
Registration Information
Electrical GroundingTopics Include: Article 250 Grounding, Grounded Conductor, Grounded Electrode Conductor, Grounding Electrode Systems, Equipment Grounding Conductor, Ground Fault Protective Equipment, Grounding for Safety, Circuit and system Grounding, main Bonding Jumper, Electrical theory Applicable to Grounding Faults, Grounded Circuit Conductor for Grounding Equipment.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBA88:00 am - 5:00 pm$69not included
Understanding the National Electrical Code Exam PrepEnsure that you are prepared to take the National Electrical Code Exam with this prep course.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT-Th36:00 - 9:00 pm$350not included
Electrical Certificate Program Level 1Topics Include: Electrical safety, Intro to Electrical Circuits, Electrical Theory, Intro to the National Electrical Code, Basic Electrical Construction drawings, residential electrical services, and electrical test equipment.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT-W-Th486:00 - 9:00 pmnot included

 Factory Five Build School

Factory Five Build School
Factory Five Racing
 

To Register for the following courses, please visit our Factory Five Build School Site and sign up today!

ROADSTER - $799  
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm  
Session No. Dates
NOCR LVFFBS5-103 12/12 - 12/14/2014
NOCR LVFFBS5-104 02/06 - 02/08/2015
NOCR LVFFBS5-105 04/10 - 04/11/2015
NOCR LVFFBS5-106 05/15 - 05/17/2015
NOCR LVFFBS5-107 06/12 - 06/14/2015
   
'33 Hot Rod - $799  
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm  
Session No. Dates
NOCR LVFFBSH -20 11/21 - 11/23/2014
NOCR LVFFBSH -21 03/27 - 03/29/2015
   
= CLASS IS SOLD OUT  
All classes are held at Livingston Center - Howell, MI
(Deadline for registration is 10 days prior to the start date of workshop)

 Financial

Financial
             
Registration Information
QuickBooks 2010You will use the basic features of QuickBooks to record and track your business transactions. This course is designed for persons who have no prior knowledge of how to use QuickBooks, or for persons who are familiar with the software and want to learn about the new features and functionality of QuickBooks 2010. Prerequisites: To ensure successful completion of QuickBooks 2010, students need to have a basic understanding of the computer operating system.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
09/02/14Tuesday78:30 am - 4:30 pm$190Included

 HVAC

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
             
HVAC Level 1
Registration Information
Basic SafetyExplains the safety obligations of workers, supervisors, and managers to endure a safe workplace. Discusses the causes and results of accidents and the dangers of rationalizing risk. Reviews the role of company policies and OSHA regulations in maintaining a safe workplace. Introduces common jobsite hazards and protective equipment (PPE), and HazCom.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBA - TBAM-T-W-Th96 -9 pm$170$20
Construction MathReviews basic mathematical functions, such as adding, subtracting, dividing, and multiplying whole numbers, fractions, and decimals, and explains their application to the construction trades. Explains decimal-fraction conversions and the metric system using practical examples. Also reviews geometry as applied to common shapes and forms.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBA - TBAM-T-W-Th156 -9 pm$285$20
Blueprint Reading for HVACFamiliarizes trainees with basic blueprint terms, components, and symbols. Explains the different types of blueprint drawings (civil, architectural, structural, mechanical, plumbing/piping, and electrical) and instructs trainees on how to interpret and use drawing dimensions.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBA - TBAM-T-W96 -9 pm$170$20
Intro to HVAC Covers the basic principles of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning; career opportunities in HVAC; and apprenticeship programs.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBA - TBATh-F-M66 -9 pm
HVAC Trade MathExplains how to solve problems involving the measurement of lines, area, volume, weights, angles, pressure, vacuum and temperature. Also introduces scientific notation, powers, roots and basic algebra and geometry.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBA - TBAT-W-Th96 -9 pm
Piping Practices: Copper & PlasticCovers the selection, preparation, joining and support of copper, plastic piping and fittings, This section also covers tools, materials, and safety precautions and depicts step-by step procedures for soldering & Brazing piping
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBA - TBAM-T66 -9 pm
Soldering and BrazingCovers tools, materials, and safety precautions and depict step-by-step procedures for soldering and brazing piping.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBA - TBAW-Th66 -9 pm
Ferrous MetalsCovers various types of iron and steel pipe and fittings, and provides step-by-step instructions for cutting, threading, and joining ferrous piping.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBA - TBAM-T66 -9 pm
Basic Electricity for HVACTeaches power generation and distribution, electrical components, DC circuits, and electrical safety.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBA - TBAW-Th-M-T126 -9 pm
Introduction to CoolingCovers the basic principles of heat transfer, refrigeration, and pressure-temperature relationships, and describes the components and accessories used in air conditioning systems.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBA - TBAM-T-W-Th306 -9 pm
Intro To HeatingCovers heating fundaments, types and designs of furnaces and their components, and basic procedures for installing and servicing furnaces.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBA - TBAM-T-W-Th156 - 9 pm
Air Distribution SystemsDescribes air distribution systems and their components, air flow measurement, ductwork installation principles, and the use of instruments for measuring temperature, humidity, pressure, and velocity.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBA - TBAM-T-W-Th126 - 9 pm
Level 1 - HVAC Comprehensive Certificate ProgramTake all Level 1 courses in the sequence.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBA - TBAM-T-W-Th1356 - 9 pm$2,719
HVAC Level 2
Registration Information
Chimneys, Vents & FluesDescribes the principles of furnace venting of fossil-fuel furnaces and the proper methods for selecting and installing vent systems for gas-fired heating equipment.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
11/26/14T,W,Th36 - 9 pm$65$30
Introduction to HydronicsIntroduces hot water heating systems, focusing on safe operation of the low-pressure boilers and piping systems commonly used in residential applications.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
01/07/15T,W,Th126 - 9 pm$262$30
Air Quality EquipmentCovers the basic principles, processes, and devices used to control humidity and air clean-lines, as well as devices used to conserve energy in HVAC systems.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
01/06/15T,W,Th36 - 9 pm$65$30
Leak Detection, Evacuation, & ChargingCovers the basic refrigerant handling and equipment servicing procedures to service HVAC systems in an environmentally safe manner.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
09/25/14T,W,Th306 - 9 pm$656$30
Alternating Current for HVACCovers the basic refrigerant handling and equipment servicing procedures to service HVAC systems in an environmentally safe manner.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
09/02/14T,W,Th96 - 9 pm$197$30
Basic MaintenanceCovers information related to maintenance-oriented materials, as well as guidelines for the inspection and periodic maintenance of various systems & accessories. Also covers the application of gaskets, & seals, as well as the adjustment of different types of belt drives. Includes information on inspection & maintenance requirements for selected equipment.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
11/12/14T,W,Th186 - 9 pm$394$30
Fiberglass and Flexible Duct SystemsCovers layout, fabrication, installation, & joining of fiberglass ductwork & Fittings. Describes the proper methods for attaching & Supporting flex duct.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
12/09/14T,W,Th66 - 9 pm$130$30
Commercial Airside SystemsDescribes the systems, equipment, & operating sequences commercial airside system configurations such as constant volume single-zone & Multi-zone, VVT, VAV, and dual-duct VAV.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
12/11/14T,W,Th126 - 9 pm$262$30
Heat PumpsCovers the principles of reverse cycle heating. Describes the operation of heat pumps & explains how to analyze heat pump control circuits. Includes heat pump installation & Service procedures
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
10/29/14T,W,Th186 - 9 pm$394$30
EPA Refrigerant Handling CertificationClass is designed to prepare students for the EPA Section 608 of the Clean Air Act A third party certification exam will be conducted and student skills will be assessed.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT,W,Th66 - 9 pm$130$35/Assestment
Refrigerants and OilsCovers characteristics and applications of the current generation of refrigerants, including both pure and blended refrigerants. Also provides extensive coverage of lubricating oils used in refrigeration.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
09/17/14T-W-Th126 - 9 pm$262$30
CompressorsExplains the operating principles of the different types of compressors used in comfort air conditioning and refrigeration systems, along with basic installations, service, and repair procedures for these compressors.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
09/09/14T-W-Th126 - 9 pm$262$30
Metering DevicesCovers the operation principles, applications, installation, and adjustment of the various types of fixed and adjustable expansion devices used in air conditioning equipment.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
10/21/14T-W-Th126 - 9 pm$262$30
Sheet Metal Duct SystemsCovers layout, fabrication, install action, and insulating of sheet metal ductwork. Also includes selection and installation of registers, diffusers, dampers, and other duct accessories
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
12/02/14T,W,Th96 - 9 pm$197$30
Level 2 - HVAC Comprehensive Certificate ProgramTake all Level 2 courses in the sequence.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
09/02/14T,W,Th1626 - 9 pm$3,218$165.00 for books includes safety glasses and lab materials
HVAC Level 3
Registration Information
Basic Communication SkillsTeaches techniques for communicating effectively with co-workers and supervisors. Also covers effective telephone and e-mail communication skills.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT-W-Th4.56 - 9 pm$100$30
Basic Employability SkillsIdentifies the roles of individuals and companies in the construction industry. Learn critical thinking and problem solving skills. Teaches computer systems and their industry applications, Reviews effective relationship skills, self-presentation, and key workplace issues.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT-W-Th4.56 - 9 pm$100$30
HydronicsCovers the various types of boilers, components, and systems, such as the reach-in coolers and freezers commonly used in commercial heating applications. Also introduces chilled water systems and their components.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT-W-Th156 - 9 pm$330$30
Refrigerants and OilsCovers characteristics and applications of the current generation of refrigerants, including both pure and blended refrigerants. Also provides extensive coverage of lubricating oils used in refrigeration.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
09/17/14T-W-Th126 - 9 pm$262$30
CompressorsExplains the operating principles of the different types of compressors used in comfort air conditioning and refrigeration systems, along with basic installations, service, and repair procedures for these compressors.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
09/09/14T-W-Th126 - 9 pm$262$30
Metering DevicesCovers the operation principles, applications, installation, and adjustment of the various types of fixed and adjustable expansion devices used in air conditioning equipment.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
10/21/14T-W-Th126 - 9 pm$262$30
Planned MaintenanceDescribes the purpose of planned maintenance and outlines the procedures for servicing gas and oil furnaces, electric heating equipment, cooling equipment, and heat pumps.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT-W-Th186 - 9 pm$400$30
Troubleshooting Electronic ControlsExplains how to analyze circuit diagrams for electronic and microprocessor based controls used in comfort heating and cooling equipment and how to troubleshoot systems that use these controls.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT-W-Th96 - 9 pm$200$30
Troubleshooting Oil HeatingCovers how to identify the common causes of problems in oil furnaces and offers hands-on experience in isolating and correcting oil furnace malfunctions.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT-W-Th96 - 9 pm$200$30
Troubleshooting Heat PumpsReview heat pump operation and heat pump control circuits, including how to isolate and correct faults in the heating, cooling, auxiliary heat, and defrost functions of heat pumps.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT-W-Th126 - 9 pm$265$30
Troubleshooting AccessoriesProvides hands-on lab sessions on how to troubleshoot humidifiers, electronic air cleaners, economizers, zone controls, and heat recovery ventilators.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT-W-Th96 - 9 pm$200$30
Air Quality Equipment/Your Role in the Green Environment Review the principles, processes, and devices used to control humidity and air clean-lines as well as devices used to conserve energy. Will be instructed in the green environment, green construction practices, and green building rating systems.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT-W-Th36 - 9 pm$65$30
Indoor Air QualityDefines the issues associated with indoor air quality and its affect on the health and comfort of building occupants. Provides guidelines for performing an IAQ survey and covers the equipment and methods used to monitor and control indoor air quality.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT-W-Th156 - 9 pm$330$30
Energy Conservation EquipmentCovers the various heat recovery/reclaim devices align with other energy recovery equipment used to reduce energy consumption in HVAC systems.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT-W-Th96 - 9 pm$200$30
Alternative Heating & Cooling SystemsCovers the variety of alternative devices that are used to reduce energy consumption, including wood, coal, pellet-fired systems, water-oil heaters, geothermal heat pumps, solar heating, in-floor radiant heating, and direct-fired makeup units.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT-W-Th96 - 9 pm$200$30
401A CertificationTraining and testing for certificate exam
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT-W-Th66 - 9 pm$110
Level 3 - HVAC Comprehensive Certificate Program
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT-W-Th1476 - 9 pm$3,235$100.00 for books includes safety glasses and lab materials
Accelerated HVAC Program (12 Weeks)Covers sheet metal favrication, furnace installation, air conditioning Installation, set up, EPA Certification, 410 A Certification, and service work training. These classes can articulate into credits.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
M-T-W-Th2649 am - 3 pm$3,430$100.00 for books includes safety glasses and lab materials

 Information Technology - Microsoft, Adobe, Saturday and Evening Classes

Information Technology
             
Microsoft and Adobe Classes
Registration Information
Word 2010 Beginning
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
08/05/2014T78:30 am - 4:30 pm$190Included
Word 2010 Intermediate
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
08/12/2014T78:30 am - 4:30 pm$190Included
Word 2010 Advanced
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
08/19/2014T78:30 am - 4:30 pm$190Included
Excel 2010 Basic
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
08/07/2014Th78:30 am - 4:30 pm$190Included
Excel 2010 Intermediate
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
08/14/2014Th78:30 am - 4:30 pm$190Included
Excel 2010 Advanced
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
08/21/2014Th78:30 am - 4:30 pm$190Included
Outlook 2010
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
08/26/2014T78:30 am - 4:30 pm$190Included
PowerPoint 2010
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
08/28/2014Th78:30 am - 4:30 pm$190Included
Publisher 2010
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
09/02/14T78:30 am - 4:30 pm$190Included
Access 2010 Basic
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
09/04/14Th78:30 am - 4:30 pmIncluded
Access 2010 Intermediate
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
09/09/14T78:30 am - 4:30 pmIncluded
Access 2010 Advanced
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
09/11/14Th78:30 am - 4:30 pmIncluded
Comprehensive Microsoft Office 2010 SpecialistTraining Using the Comma Method prepares student for certification testing.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
08/05/14 - 09/02/14T-Th498:30 am - 4:30 pm$1,520Included
Adobe Photoshop BeginningIn this course, you will set Photoshop's unit preferences and save files in different formats to see how well each format balances image quality with file size reduction. You will then calibrate your system's color display. You will also use Photoshop as part of creating finished web pages, export individual slices, and create an HTML web page that displays a table containing the sliced sections. Finally, you will create and optimize animations for the web and mobile devices.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
09/16/14T78:30 am - 4:30 pm$190
Adobe Photoshop IntermediateIntermediate is intended for intermediate and advanced users of Photoshop. The course covers the Adobe Visual Communication, using Photoshop CS5 and Adobe Photoshop CS5 ACE exam objectives, and is intended to help prepare students to take the Adobe Certified Associate and Adobe Certified Expert exams. Please refer to the CD-ROM that came with this course for the document that maps the Adobe Visual Communication using Photoshop CS5 objectives and the Adobe Photoshop CS5 ACE exam objectives to the content in the Adobe Photoshop CS5 series.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
09/18/14Th78:30 am - 4:30 pm$190
Adobe FlashStudents will learn to create and manipulate a wide variety of objects ranging from simple graphic designs to complex animation sequences using the Adobe® Flash® CS5 Application. Students will get started with CS5 and add shapes, color, and lines with drawing and painting tools. Students will learn to create symbols and instances, identify and compare image types, manipulate objects, create and modify text, and convert text to shapes. Identify animation tools and features and create an animation. Students will enter simple code in Action Script and add a code snippet to Flash.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
09/23/14T78:30 am - 4:30 pm$190
Adobe AcrobatIn this course you will use Adobe® Acrobat® 9.0 Pro to create and manage PDF documents. Students will access information in a PDF document, create PDF documents, navigate to specific content in a PDF document, modify PDF documents, work with multiple PDF documents, review a PDF document, and validate a PDF document.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
09/25/14Th78:30 am - 4:30 pm$190
Adobe DreamweaverIn this course, you will design, build, and upload a website. You will identify basic web design concepts and customize the Adobe® Dreamweaver® CS5 interface, build a website, design web pages, and create reusable site assets. You will learn to work with different types of links, upload a website, and work with frameworks.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
09/30/14T78:30 am - 4:30 pm$190
VISIOVisio helps you simplify complexity with dynamic, data-driven visuals and new ways to share on the web. Start by building your diagram with professional-looking templates and modern, pre-drawn shapes. Then, easily link your diagram to popular data sources (such as Excel). You'll see data automatically refresh right within our diagram, reflected in vibrant visuals such as icons, symbols, colors, and bar graphs. Finally with a few clicks, publish your data-linked diagram to SharePoint, and provide access to others on the Web, even if they don't have Visio.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT78:30 am - 4:30 pm$190
Microsoft Office Excel 2010 (VBA)This course is intended for advanced Microsoft Excel professionals that need to automate Excel spreadsheet tasks using Visual Basic for Applications.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT78:30 am - 4:30 pm$190
Saturday and Evening Classes
Registration Information
Microsoft Office 2010 Essentials 1This class combines face-to-face learning with online learning. You get the benefit of a large scope of material without having to sit in the classroom to get it. You will be provided with ample guided practice in the classroom before you are given your online homework. Then, when you return to class, you'll have time to review any difficulties you had while doing your online work. This is a great class for those who want to explore online learning in a supported setting. Microsoft Office 2010 Essentials 1 covers Beginning Word, Beginning Excel and Introductory PowerPoint topics. Students will work both in class and at home using Microsoft Office 2010.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBATh35:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Microsoft Office 2010 Essentials 2This class combines face-to-face learning with online learning. You get the benefit of a large scope of material without having to sit in the classroom to get it. You will be provided with ample guided practice in the classroom before you are given your online homework. Then, when you return to class, you'll have time to review any difficulties you had while doing your online work. This is a great class for those who want to explore online learning in a supported setting. Microsoft Office 2010 Essentials 2 covers intermediate Word, Intermediate Excel and Basic PowerPoint topics. Students will work both in class and at home using Microsoft Office 2010.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBATh35:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Basic Excel 1This course will introduce you to the most commonly used parts of Microsoft Excel 2007/2010. We'll cover entering data and working with formulas. Learn the commands for sum, count, and average. Format font, numbers, and borders. Basic Spreadsheet functions will be covered. If you have limited or no experience with Excel 2007/2010, then this course is right for you. NOTE: The material covered in this course is applicable to Word 2007 and Word 2010.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT & Th2$15
Basic Excel 2Create and format charts from data. Also format colors, spreadsheets, tabs, conditional formatting, printing and sharing. Visual presentations will be covered. If you have limited or no experience with Excel 2007/2010, then this course is right for you. NOTE: The material covered in this course is applicable to Word 2007 and Word 2010.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT & Th2$15
Excel Tips & TricksIntermediate excel skills to streamline your work. Learn sort and filter commands, data validation and IF logic functions.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT & Th2$15
Store and Share Digital PhotosDon't leave your photos on your memory card! Learn ways to transfer photos to your computer and to other storage options. Also covers ways to share photos.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT & Th2$15
Digital Scrapbooking with PowerPointFormat your digital photos, add backgrounds, and clip art to create a digital scrapbook without glue or glitter on your fingers. Recommend bringing flash drive with your photos.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBA2$30
Create A Holiday NewsletterLearn to create customized Holiday newsletter that only look like it took you days. Covers formatting pictures and creating a mail merge. Recommended bringing photos and a list of recipients.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT & Th2$15

 Management & Professional Development

Management & Professional Development
             
Registration Information
Fast Track LeadershipDesigned to support everyone from the newest team leader to the veteran manager. This series of workshops focuses on the CORE SKILLS needed to be an effective supervisor. Building on strengths, participants find ways to take what they do best to make even greater contributions to your teams!
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
$995Included
JumpSTARTA comprehensive leadership course in a shorter time frame. A "boot Camp" of sorts - covering universal management skills, regardless of industry. A course that would benefit anyone in leadership, from new team leaders to supervisors, mid-and-upper-level managers to high potentials.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
T248:30 am -12:30 pm$795Included
Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial ManagersAs a manager, finance and accounting may not be an official part of your job description. But chances are, it's the most important thing your executives and senior managers are thinking about. If you want to be in a prime position to take advantage of how corporate financial information applies directly to your own strategies and actions - and endure that your department gets its share of the budget - you need to develop a thorough understanding of what your finance and accounting staffs do, why they do it, and what their reports really mean.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
Th208:00 am - 12:00 pmIncluded
Lead In Lean TimesTough Times require STRONG LEADERSIP. It's never been more important to prepare and reinforce the skills of everyone on your leadership team, from team leaders to CEOs. Whether you're in manufacturing, health care, business, education, or another professional setting, your leaders are called to do much more these days, often with fewer resources. Start with some CORE PRINCIPLES around a leadership mindset, lean concepts, and specific approaches to leading for results.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
T208:00 am - 12:00 pm$645Included
Beyond Customer ServiceToday's customers have high expectations and place heavy demands on service providers. Help your employees meet the challenges of customer service by providing them the training and coaching they need to excel. This course focuses on how to better communicate with internal customers-supervisors, co-workers, and other organizational employees as well as how to best serve your external customer base.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
Th78:30 am -430 pm$189Included
Beyond Customer Service The Next StepsAs a follow-up to "managing Confrontational Clients" this course takes a more in-depth look at service and customer expectations. We will examine how interpersonal skills - especially non-verbal communication and listening skills - can enhance or undermine any service interaction.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
Th4.58:30 am -12:30 pm$99Included
Become a Finisher in a Land of StartersA systematic approach to understanding why you get stuck and a proven way to push past your obstacles. Look at how you feel about each individual task (not a general look at your personality or whether you like your job). Learn how to identify and manage your tension around each task so you can get things done more quickly and effectively.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
W2.51:00 pm - 3:30 pm$0
One Extra Degree Turn up the Heat212? the extra degree ? is an inspiring metaphor with a motivating and focused message. Workshop participants will understand and recognize how making small changes - a little extra effort can result in greater success in their personal and professional lives.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
W28:30 am - 10:30 am$0
EthicsHave your employees really thought about ethics and what it means to their daily lives? Our program offers several tools and strategies for helping people consistently do what's right
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
T-Th41:00 pm - 5:00 pm$30
Writing ContractsToday the world in which business runs is vast and complex. Writing a simple contract to articulate a business arrangement is anything but simple! For example; contracts can be a variety of gain-sharing, Not-To-Excel (NTE), Time and Materials (T&M), fixed price, or even combinations of terms. Further, Master Service Agreements (MSAs), Service Level Agreements
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
Th88:00 am - 12:00 pm

 Manufacturing

Manufacturing
             
Registration Information
CNC Operator/ProgrammerCNC Machine uses a stream of digital information (code) from a computer to move motors and other positioning systems in order to guide a spindle over raw materials. Learn to operate and program these machines which are used in almost all manufacturing industries including, automotive and the defense department.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
10/27/14 - 11/21/14M-T-W-Th-F1608:00 am - 4:30 pm$2,800Included

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 Personal Enrichment

Personal Enrichment
             
Registration Information
Hitting Bottom and Bouncing BackNatural Mood RepairIt is said that nearly a third of America's women are taking anti-depressant drugs. Many of these women are not "clinically depressed". Therefore, these drugs are ineffective. The side-effect of these drugs can be devastating. Depression and anxiety are best treated by repairing the brain's ability to produce the missing neurotransmitters that cause the condition. Assess your state of mind, and learn how you can feel like yourself again using natural orthomolecular healing strategies.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBASa210:00 am - 12:00 pm$29Included
Serenity Can be Yours Emotional BalancingDo your emotional reactions interfere with your productivity? or your ability to make good decisions? or your relationships? Don't let anger, fear, or other unwanted negative emotions ruin your day or your life. Learn a quick and easy technique for eliminating those negative emotions forever. Easier than EFT and you Can do it any where!! Includes a bonus discussion of natural emotional remedies that work.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBASa210:00 am - 12:00 pm$29Included
Bidding Goodbye to Aunt Flo A Natural MenopauseMenopause is not an illness. It is a natural process that ushers women into the most mature stage of life. Some women experience unpleasant or annoying symptoms during this time. Discover safe and gentle ways to alleviate these symptoms and use your new wisdom and maturity to help younger members of your circle navigate their way through life more comfortably.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBASa210:00 am - 12:00 pm$29Included
Zing Go The Strings Happy Heart HealthSo, do you really need to take all those prescription drugs in an effort to keep your heart healthy? Find out what you those drugs are doing to your over the long term, and how you can deep your heart functioning optimally using safe, natural substances instead.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBASa210:00 am - 12:00 pm$29Included
Dangling the Carrot Fun with Raw FoodsWhat we eat has a tremendous effect on how we feel. Studies have shown that eating raw, living food gives people more energy, better digestion, and all-around better health. Many choose an 80% raw diet. Some elect to go for 100%! Some raw meals require special equipment and machines. Others require a knife and a blender or food processor? items easily found in most kitchens. We will prepare a quick and easy raw menu of appetizer, soup, salad, entrée, and dessert using fresh ingredients and minimal hardware.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBASa210:00 am - 12:00 pm$29$0
Hey Sugar! Living Well with Type 2 DiabetesDid you know that Type 2 Diabetes may be managed without prescription drugs? Find out how you can thrive even after your diagnosis, just by making some changes to your nutrition and daily habits. Even if you only suspect you may be pre-diabetic, now is the time to start taking control.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBASa210:00 am - 12:00 pm$29Included
I'm Sick! I'm Well! Foundations of HealingLearn to understand the cause of illness and how to reverse its progression. Recognize the natural rhythms of life and health. Discover how compassion, fear, and limiting beliefs can affect your health. Can the truth about your illness really set you free?
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBASa210:00 am - 12:00 pm$29Included
Screaming Isn't the Answer! Natural Stress CopingOne of the results of living with constant stress is adrenal exhaustion. We become so overwhelmed with life that we just want to throw in the towel, run away from home, or some other extreme fantasy that will take us away from the fatigue, pain, and anguish. Assess your stress level to determine your risk of adrenal fatigue. Discover safe methods of overcoming the negative effects of stress while retaining the positive, productivity-enhancing effects.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBASa210:00 am - 12:00 pm$29Included
All Systems Go! Anti-Aging StrategiesWe all do it. Aging. Some of us do it with a bit more elan than others. Our digestive system, circulatory system, respiratory system, muscular system and nervous system may all need a little tweaking as we head into our mature years. All we need is the knowledge and the follow-through to keep on track for vital, long, and healthy living. Here's how you can stay in tip-top shape!
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBASa210:00 am - 12:00 pm$29Included
Fluffy and Fido Get Well Naturally Herbal Pet CareCats and dogs respond well to alternative health care techniques. Many conditions may be treated at home with herbs, homeopathy, flower essences, and energy healing techniques. Ruff ruff ruff! --- Fido
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBASa210:00 am - 12:00 pm$29Included
A Brief History of Livingston CountyLearn about the settlement of the county as well as the history of the County Court House, Brighton's Four Corners, the Howell Carnegie Library, the railroads and other things in this two-part local history class. This class meets twice
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBASa62:00 pm - 5:00 pm$69$0
Fiction WritingLearn the basics of fiction, including the elements of plot and how to craft stories. This course will also cover writing effective settings, creating characters, and good storytelling.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAF32:00 pm - 5:00 pm$49$0
Getting PublishedThere's more to getting published than just writing a story. Learn about researching markets, finding and landing an agent, avoiding publishing scams and the common myths about publishing. The instructor has over 50 short stories published.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBASa29:30am - 11:30 am$20Included
Get OrganizedOften it's poor time management that sabotages attempts to keep things organized in our lives. Learn ways to manage both time and things.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT26:00 pm - 8:00 pm$0
Introduction to FacebookThis course is a user-friendly introduction to the most popular social networking site. We'll cover setting up an account, finding and adding friends, commenting, and adding pictures.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBASa39:00 am - 12:00 pm$59
Digital PicturesYou've taken pictures with your digital camera but what next? This course will cover storage, editing, and sharing your digital photos. Just in time to manage those lovely holiday photos.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBASa39:00 am - 12:00 pm$59
Winterize Your Toys - RV WinterizationGet your RV eady for winter. Learn how to drain your portable and hot water tanks, look for bypass valves, add antifreeze, and other general maintenance to help you get extra years of camping in your RV.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBASa39:00 am - 12:00 pm$0
Winterize Your Toys - Boat WinterizationGet your Boat ready for winter. Learn to winterize your boat by protecting the fuel system, protecting the engine from corrosions, draining the water from the engine, changing the outdrive oil, putting in antifreeze, along with other general maintenance to help keep you from being stranded on the water.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBASa31:00 am - 4:00 pm$0
Buying and Selling On E-bayTopics covered include making a listing, setting price, adding pictures, writing the description, selling, paying, dealing with disputes and avoiding scammers.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBASa29:30 am - 11:30 am$20
Buying and Selling on CraigslistLearn how to create a listing, add photos, and get your item noticed. Also learn about dealing with potential buyers or sellers and how to avoid scams.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBASa1.510:00 am - 11:30 am$15$0
Create Your Own Webpage with Wordpress!Wordpress is the free and easy way to create professional looking webpages. Wordpress offers flexibility and professional appearance, as well as tools for adding multiple pages and subpages, pictures, videos, and more! Great for a small business or personal web page.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBASa1.59:30 am - 11:30 am$20$0
Easy Blogging With BloggerGot something to say? Blogger is a free and easy tool. Learn how to create and edit posts, add pictures and other content, customize your appearance, and much more.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBASa1.59:30 am - 11:30 am$15$0

 Technical Drawing & Design

Technical Drawing & Design
             
Registration Information
Shop MathThis course is designed as a beginning math course or refresher for students wanting to improve their math skills. The focus for this class will be on the fundamental operations required to improve arithmetic skills. Students will be encouraged to bring work related math problems to class.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT & Th36:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mechanical Blueprint ReadingThis class will be an introduction to reading and interpreting blueprints as they are used in industry. This course will concentrate mostly on the mechanical (machine tool) side of blueprint techniques, although much of this information will also apply to architectural or electrical prints as well. The subjects covered will include ANSI standards, line types, orthographic projection, view placement, dimensioning and tolerance standards, surface finish, assembly drawings, bill of materials, and revision standards. (One component of the Livingston County Machine Maintenance Certification Program.)
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT & Th36:00 pm - 9:00 pm
AutoCAD FundementalsThis course is designed to provide an understanding AutoCAD from fundamentals to more intermediate. Course topics incoude basic commands, using layers, inserting blocks, editing, drawings, text, and dimensioning.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
10/28/14 - 11/13/14T & Th45:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Geometric Dimensioning & ToleranceThis course will cover all of the ANSI symbols and GDT systems and feature control organization. Form, orientation, true-positioning, run out, profiles and datums will also be covered. This course is a functional course providing the necessary theory and practice to understand and use the GDT that may be encountered on prints.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT & Th36:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Advanced AutoCADThis course is the next step after Intro to AutoCAD in developing drawings that contain additional information such as notes, symbols, and tolerances. Time will be spent on fine tuning the previous skill set and adding advanced settings and structure. After completion of the 2-D drawing concepts; the course will introduce 3D solid modeling. The solid modeling will be with AutoCAD and include such items as intersections, unions, subtractions, slices and shading.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAM45:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Comprehensive Technical Drawing and Design CertificateTo receive the Technical Drawing & Design Certificate, take all five modules above in the sequence.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBAT & Th36:00 pm - 9:00 pm

 Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Transportation, Distribution & Logistics
             
Registration Information
TDL 101 Introduction to LogisticsA 3- credit-earning introduction to the activities associated with transportation, warehousing/distribution/material handing, and inventory management. Additional information includes history, legal and regulatory issues. Documentation requirements, safety and security concerns.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBA
COMG-153 Introduction to Computer TechnologyA 3 Credit-earning introduction to the basic terms, concepts, and practices in practical computer applications.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBA
MATT-094 Technical MathA 3 Credit-earning refresher course for math skills needed in transportation, distribution and logistics.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBA
TDL-111 Fundamentals of Warehousing and DistributionA 3 Credit-earning course covering the fundamentals of product receiving, storage, order processing, packaging, shipping, inventory control, handling of hazardous materials, dispatch, and tracking operations.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBA
OSHA General Industry SafetyStudents can earn a OSHA 10-hour Industry Safety wallet card
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBA
Employability SkillsInvolves analysis and practice of basic skills necessary for getting, keeping, and doing well on a job
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBA
Team BuildingTeaches the teamwork skills required in today's business environment.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
TBA

 Welding - Basic, Advanced and Pipe

Welding
             
Basic Welding
Registration Information
Welding SafetyWelding safety covers safe work procedures, proper use of personal protection equipment (PPE), and working with hazardous chemicals applicable to the cutting & Welding of metals
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
10/07/14M-T-W-Th35:00 - 9:00 pm$30
Oxy-Fuel Cutting & BrazingOxy - Fuel cutting covers the safety requirements for oxy-fuel cutting. It identifies oxy-fuel cutting equipment and setup requirements and explains how to light, adjust and shut down oxy fuel equipment. Trainees will perform cutting techniques that include straight line, piercing, and bevels. The class also covers brazing techniques and plasma arc cutting.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
10/08/14 - 10/15/14M-T-W-Th155:00 - 9:00 pm$30
Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG)This course covers general safety procedures for GMAW and identifies equipment, filler metals and shielding gases used in GMAW. Students will learn groove & fillet, stringer & weave beads and perform multi-pass fillet & groove welds on plate.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
10/16/14 - 10/23/14M-T-W-Th125:00 - 9:00 pm$30
Shielded Metal Arc Welding (ARC)This course covers SMAW welding and safety and proper selection of correct filler metals. Instruction includes the process of striking an arc, how to detect and correct arc blow, and how to make stringer, weave, overlapping beads and fillet welds. The class also covers welds and procedures for flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead welds.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
10/28/14 - 11/11/14M-T-W-Th185:00 - 9:00 pm$30
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG)This Course explains GTAW safety, equipment, filler metals and shielding gases. The course also covers how to weld in all positions and how to make multi-pass V-butt open-groove welds. Aluminum metallurgy and welding will also be covered.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
11/12/14 - 11/20/14M-T-W-Th125:00 - 9:00 pm$30
Pre-Heat & Post-Heat MetalsThis course describes how to preheat metals and maintain inter-pass temperatures, as well as post-weld heat treatment and thermal effects of welding on the base metal.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
11/25/14F35:00 - 9:00 pm$30
Welding Symbols & DrawingsThis course has two sections, Welding Symbols and Reading Welding Drawings. Welding Symbols will cover and explain the different parts of a welding symbol, the different types of fillet welds, groove welds, and non-destructive examination symbols. You will learn how to read welding symbols on drawings, specifications, and welding procedure specifications. Welding Drawings will teach you to identify welding detail drawings, lines, fills, object views and dimensioning on drawings. You will learn how to use notes on drawings and the bill of materials.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
11/25/14F35:00 - 9:00 pm$30
Basic Comprehensive Welding Certificate Program - Level ITake all six modules above in the sequence.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
10/07/14 - 11/25/14T-W-Th682:30 - 5:30 pm$2,125Price includes books, safety glasses and lab consumables only with certificate program
Advanced Welding
Registration Information
Advanced Welding Certificate Program - Level 2This course deals with identifying different metals and their physical properties. Oxy-Fuel welding of cast Iron and steel will be addressed. An often overlooked area of welding (Tack Welding) will be demonstrated and performed by the student. Vertical and overhead welding in the following disciplines will be performed: GMAW, SMAW, GTAW. Aluminum welding by the GTAW process will be addressed. Students will learn how to build a welded fabrication from a print with welding symbols. The student will learn how to remove broken studs, bolts, and taps by using the SMAW process.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
12/02/14T-W-Th242:30 - 5:30 pm$975Welding cap supplied - Book not included
Pipe Welding
Registration Information
Pipe Welding AWS CertificationThis course deals with identifying different metals and their physical properties. Oxy-Fuel welding of cast Iron and steel will be addressed. An often overlooked area of welding (Tack Welding) will be demonstrated and performed by the student. Vertical and overhead welding in the following disciplines will be performed: GMAW, SMAW, GTAW. Aluminum welding by the GTAW process will be addressed. Students will learn how to build a welded fabrication from a print with welding symbols. The student will learn how to remove broken studs, bolts, and taps by using the SMAW process.
DatesClass Day(s)HoursTimeCostBooks/Supplies
09/02/14T-W-Th246:00 - 9:00 pm$3,287Welding cap supplied - Book not included

 Business Development-Quality Management Systems and Lean Manufacturing

Livingston Center and your business can become Partners in Quality. Get the training your organization needs. Let your customers know that your business operates with international quality standards.
  • Select from the Quality topic areas listed below.
  • Contact Livingston Center to configure a training program to specifically fit your business.
  • If classes or courses are desired from multiple categories, a separate information request submission is required for each category.

 

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