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Blacksmithing: Mixed Levels

$220

with Bill Presby

Calendar Jan 2, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 13 weeks
This mixed level course provides beginners with the basics of traditional blacksmithing, while also helping experienced students advance their skills. The course focuses on forge welding and manipulation of iron. Tools and practice materials provided. Requirements: Wear work clothes, protective shoes, goggles, and gloves. The price of this course includes a lab fee of $35.00.
Coworking: Introduction
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Coworking: Introduction

$21

with Liz Trice

Calendar Feb 1, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
As more people can work from home using the internet, more people have come to join “Coworking Spaces” - clubs where people can work around others, develop relationships, and get the support of an office environment and community. In this workshop, you'll learn the history and benefits of coworking, get a tour of PelotonLabs, and talk with others about the challenges of remote working and self employment. Every participant will get a free day pass to PelotonLabs. Online Registration is not available for this course. It may be subject to certain prerequisites or inventory requirements. Please contact PAE in person or by phone (874-8155) to discuss the requirements for this course or for more information.
Navigating With  Map, Compass, And GPS
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Navigating With Map, Compass, And GPS

$87

with Ron Welton

Calendar Mar 1, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks
Envision map, compass, and GPS as the three legs that support the basic skill of land navigation. Students will learn these three elements so that on your next hike you will be able to pinpoint your position on a map and move with confidence to your desired location. All tools and supplies will be provided. A field session will be scheduled to apply the student's new skills. Online Registration is not available for this course. It may be subject to certain prerequisites or inventory requirements. Please contact PAE in person or by phone (874-8155) to discuss the requirements for this course or for more information.
Self Employment: Introduction
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Self Employment: Introduction

$21

with Liz Trice

Calendar Feb 8, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
In this workshop students will get to talk though the pros and cons with others in the same position. You will learn how to avoid pitfalls, learn about resources available in Portland for self-employed people, and develop plan for how to move forward Online Registration is not available for this course. It may be subject to certain prerequisites or inventory requirements. Please contact PAE in person or by phone (874-8155) to discuss the requirements for this course or for more information.

Welding : Mixed Levels

$325

with Bill Presby

Calendar Jan 4, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 13 weeks
Combining inexperienced and experienced students, this mixed level class provides an opportunity to specialize after passing a preliminary test. Students should expect to take more classes to develop proficiencies required by the welding trade. Requirements: Safety glasses, welding gloves, and leather boots. The price of this course includes a lab fee of $65.




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