Haywood Community College’s workforce continuing education department is offering a wide variety of courses for the month of November. Introduction to Cold Process Soap Making will be held Saturday, November 10 through Sunday, November 11. Cost is $50. Each student will make and take home two pounds of goat milk process peppermint calendula soap.

Haywood Community College’s workforce continuing education department is offering a wide variety of courses for the month of November. There’s something for everyone, including courses that allow you to earn a credential to courses for the hobbyist.  

Fused Glass Christmas Ornaments will be held Friday, November 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Cost is $65. An additional class will be offered Saturday, November 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Participants will decorate two precut and predrilled glass blanks with scrap glass, fit and stringers.

Notary Public will be held Saturday, November 3, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost is $75 plus required textbook. This course covers the qualifications, procedures and certification for becoming a notary.

Defensive Driving will be held Monday, November 5, 6-10 p.m. Cost is $75. This course keeps all drivers safe on the road.

Basic Knifemaking will be held Mondays, November 5 through December 10, 3-6 p.m. Cost is $225. In this class, students will gorge, grind, heat treat and handle a basic fixed knife blade.

Forging Axes will be held Mondays, November 5 through December 10, 6-9 p.m. Cost is $225. In this class, each student will forge a Kentucky style belt axe.

OBD II Safety Inspection will be held Tuesday, November 6 and Thursday, November 8. Cost is $75. OBD II Emissions will be held Tuesday, November 27 and Thursday, November 29. Cost is $75. These courses are designed to prepare auto technicians and service personnel as OBD emission inspectors for motor vehicles.

Art Quilts for the Natural Dyer will be held Tuesdays, November 6 through December 11, 5-8 p.m. Cost is $255. Create a mini art quilt in this six-week workshop.

Using Your iPhone or iPad: Going Beyond the Basics will be held Tuesdays, November 6 through 27, 6-8 p.m. Cost is $65. Learn the ins and outs of the iOS 11 operating system on iPhones and iPads.

Basic Blacksmithing will be held Wednesdays, November 7 through December 12, 3-6 p.m. Cost is $225. In this introductory level beginner course, students will focus on controlling the fire and establishing good forging habits as they work to gain familiarity with a variety of basic forging techniques.

Forging Tools for Woodworkers will be held Fridays, November 9 through December 14, 1-4 p.m. Cost is $225. In this class, students will be introduced to the basics of forging and heat treating.

Forging Jewelry will be held Fridays, November 9 through December 21, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Cost is $225. Students will use iron and traditional forging techniques to create one or more pieces of jewelry.

Introduction to Cold Process Soap Making will be held Saturday, November 10 through Sunday, November 11. Cost is $50. Each student will make and take home two pounds of goat milk process peppermint calendula soap.

In addition, HCC’s workforce continuing education department offers Community First Aid and CPR classes the third Tuesday of each month 6-10:00 p.m. HCC is Haywood County’s American Heart Association Training Center. For more information on Community First Aid and CPR classes, please call 828-564-5133 or email HCC-CPRTraining@haywood.edu.

For more information on any of the other classes listed above, please call 828-627-4669 or email Regina Massie at rgmassie@haywood.edu.