Short Courses

Last Updated: 10/19/2020 1:26 PM

At Tri-County Career Center - Adult Center, we have courses that you can complete quickly and provide you with the opportunity to brush up on skills that you already have or to learn a new skill.


Basic Cake Decorating

Have you always wanted to learn how to design a professional-looking decorated cake? Now is your chance! In this Basic Cake Decorating class, you will learn the techniques of making and working with butter cream, fondant, and royal icing, as well as cake baking tips and tricks to make your cakes look professional.

Computer Training

Looking to distinguish yourself from others on your resume? Tri-County Adult Center offers a wide range of computerized training in many different software and programs. We offer both the computer courses and exams that you need to become Microsoft Office Specialist certified!

CPR & First Aid

The Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid program is designed for anyone with limited or no medical training in need of CPR/First Aid certification. Students will learn single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for adults, children and infants. You will be trained to recognize life-threatening emergencies, perform proper first aid in an emergency, provide life-saving chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilation and the proper use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Contact the Adult Education office for information about the next course offering.

Custom Welding Training

This 60-hour training is designed for all skill levels – from beginners to the more advanced welder. Our well-equipped lab and knowledgeable instructor will provide the environment necessary to prepare individuals for everything from art projects to hobby welding, including basic stick, mig, oxyfuel and plasma cutting. There is a possibility for the credential in AWS D1.1 Flat Qualification. Click here for more information.


Intermediate Electricity

In this 220 hour class, you will learn all about residential electrical wiring concepts, commercial wiring concepts and solar electricity. This course also offers training in OSHA 10, First Aid CPR and will include WorkKeys testing. Click here for more information.



Learn how to take high quality photos with ease! This course is aimed for beginners and enthusiasts alike! Starting at the basics, including camera controls and operations, and finishing with photo editing.

Self Defense

This course will provide educational opportunities for women, children, men, and seniors to create a safer future. The program includes educational components comprised of lecture, discussion, physical resistive strategies and hands-on skills. Learn to predict, prevent, identify and avoid violence. You will be faced with scenarios to make you think of safer ways to react in emergency situations. At the end of the program, you should be empowered to predict, identify and avoid violence, and as a last resort be able to react to protect yourself.


The ServSafe® Food Manager Certification is a nationally accredited program that is designed for managers, chefs, restaurant owners, and others with supervisor responsibilities in the food industry. This 16 hour training course includes the ServSafe® certification exam, which is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Conference for Food Protection (CFP).