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LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION - AFS203

$259

with CANDACE DRYDEN

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 10, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks
Materials and Methods of Landscape Construction Introduction to construction details, materials, and methods for the landscape. Wood arbors, decks, fences and gates, stone walls, site furniture, patio and walkway paving and other subjects such as soils, grading and earthwork will be discussed. Hands-on drawing exercises will be given. Drawing experience helpful. Homework exercises required.

LANDSCAPE DESIGN DRAWING- 4 AFS214

$249

with CANDACE DRYDEN

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 8, 2021 at 6:30 pm
Landscape Design Drawing: Session 4 Learn advanced design and rendering techniques for presentation plans and drawings. Be introduced to basic landscape design techniques and how to illustrate your designs with hand-drawn graphics. It is suitable for professionals, homeowners, and career changers. A basic knowledge of trees, shrubs, and perennials will be helpful. Homework and a small workspace at home is required. TEXTBOOK REQUIRED: Available at the Danvers Bookstore. Prerequisite: Landscape Design Drawing: Sessions 1 through 3 or working knowledge/experience in design drawing.

LANDSCAPE/GARDEN MAINT FALL AFS202

$249

with DANIEL BOUCHARD

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 14, 2021 at 9 am
Landscape and Garden Maintenance: Fall Gain hands-on experience at Long Hill, an outstanding country estate with historic gardens in Beverly owned by the Trustees of Reservations. Participate in fall landscaping and garden maintenance supervised by the Long Hill staff horticulturalists. Learn about perennial garden maintenance, fall cleanup, winter garden protection, mulching, weeding, lawn care, woody plant culture, spring bulb planting, tool maintenance, and more. Informational handouts provided.

SKETCHUP: LEVEL I BAA110

$299

with CANDACE DRYDEN

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 16, 2021 at 6 pm
SketchUp Level 1- REMOTE LEARNING COURSE Designed to teach the fundamentals of both 2D and 3D computer aided drawing. Emphasis will be placed on fully understanding the SketchUp interface and inference system. Lectures, tutorials, and in class assignments will guide you through the use of SketchUp's drawing, construction, and modification tools. By the end of the course you will have a 3D model constructed of groups and layers which will be ready for further development in the Level 2 SketchUp Course. Flash drive,and free Sketchup software required. Strong computer skills and knowledge of windows required. Students must activate their My Northshore account and download Sketchup Software prior to first class. Discounted SketchUp software available at https://shop.creationengine.com/collections/ sketchup-studio-for-students.

IDENTIFICATION/CULTURE/TREES AFS215

$249

with LARRY SIMPSON

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 20, 2021 at 5 pm
Identification and Culture of Trees:Hybrid An introduction to the most commonly planted trees in New England, their distinguishing characteristics, horticultural requirements and suggested landscape uses. You will examine botanical features such as leaf shape, color, twig, and bud characteristics through plant specimens, slide lectures and field trips. Class meets for seven sessions during six weeks, including at least three of the classes meeting offsite (start time may vary in order to capture two hours of daylight) and one mandatory weekend field trip to be arranged with instructor. Two quizzes, a final exam, and a photo journal are required for successful completion of this course. Textbook required: For textbook information please call (978) 236-1200.

TIME MANAGEMENT-TAKE CONTROL BAA202

$299

with KENNETH ROBICHAUD

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 21, 2021 at 6 pm
Time Management: Take Control-REMOTE LEARNING COURSE Learn proven time management strategies for increasing your productivity and efficiency. Discover how to use effective systems for setting and achieving your goals and reducing on-the-job stress. Applying the tools and techniques outlined here, you will be prepared to meet your contemporary time challenges and balance the demands of work and personal life.

LANDSCAPE DESIGN DRAWING- 1 AFS211

$249

with CANDACE DRYDEN

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 12, 2021 at 6:30 pm
Landscape Design Drawing: Session 1- REMOTE LEARNING COURSE Learn the basic design principles and techniques to create an accurate construction document to effectively communicate with contractors and clients. Simple line drawing to basic universal design principals will be discussed and practiced in class. Weekly drawing assignments will be given in addition to weekly class work. Designed for the novice garden designer. Some basic drawing tools will be required. Textbook required: Please visit www.SHOPNSCC.com to order books.

CONFLICT RESOLUT ORGANIZATION BAA201

$299

with KENNETH ROBICHAUD

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 9, 2021 at 6 pm
How to Manage Conflict in the Organization-REMOTE LEARNING COURSE Conflict can destroy productivity and performance. Learn the practical knowledge, proven techniques, and psychological insights you need to resolve conflict successfully. Respond quickly and effectively to issues as they arise, turn conflict into constructive forces for improving your performance, and understand the fundamental processes and factors that cause and perpetuate conflict.




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