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Parenting/Divorce, Auctioneering Offered Online
September 1, 2020

Students can take the required Parenting and Divorce course, prepare for the SHRM certification, and earn your auctioneering license in September through Walters State’s Division of Workforce Training. These classes are offered online using the ZOOM videoconferencing tool, while welding will be offered in Greeneville.
To register for any class, contact Kellie Hendrix at Kellie.Hendrix@ws.edu or 423.798.7988.

ONLINE
•Parenting and Divorce (court-ordered) Online (ZOOM) Sept. 3, 5:30-9:30 p.m. or Sept. 17, 5:30-9:30 p.m., $60.
This course meets the Tennessee court-required course standard for divorcing parents. This class helps divorcing parents communicate with each other with children, which makes the divorce process less traumatic for children. Class participation is required to receive the certificate of completion. This is instructor-led training.
•Auctioneering, 16-hour, gallery license, Sept. 15-24, 6-10 p.m., Tuesday/Thursday, $434
This marks only the second time Walters Stat has offered auctioneering online. This class meets Tennessee’s educational licensing requirements. Topics covered include ethical and professional operation of an auction for students interested in becoming auctioneers or in operating an auction. Successful completion of the class and passing the state’s gallery exam, students may then submit an application for a gallery license. This instructor-led class is offered using the Zoom video conferencing tool.
•Auctioneering 50-hour (apprenticeship) course, Sept. 15-Oct. 27, 6-10 p.m., Tuesdays/Thursdays, $634.
This class covers the basics of auctioneering fundamentals required for students interested in becoming a licensed auctioneer. Ethics and professionalism are stressed. Upon completion of this course and passing the apprenticeship exam, students may complete an application for an apprentice license from the Auctioneer Commission. 

Niswonger Campus, Greeneville
SHRM CP/SCP Certification Preparation, Sept. 14-Nov. 23, 5:30-830 p.m. Mondays, $1,149 (This c=lass can also be taken online.)
This class prepares individuals for the internationally recognized certification for human resource professionals. This class looks at four key knowledge domains: people, organization, workplace and strategy. Eight behavioral competencies are also covered: 
Leadership, ethical practice, business acumen, relationship management, consultation, critical evaluation, global and cultural effectiveness and communications. 

Workforce Training Building – Greeneville
•Welding Level 2 – MIG Welding, Sept. 8-22, Tuesdays/Thursday, $279.
The course introduces the shop practices, equipment and methods of Gas Metal Arc Welding. This is used extensive in the manufacturing industry and is a process that is easily learned highly productive. This class features a hands-on approach designed to emphasize focus and practice on safety. 
•Microsoft Level 1, Sept. 29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $150 (may be taken online)
Learn the basics of the popular spreadsheet program. Learn how to create and print documents, explore formatting tips and tricks, create formulas, work with page layout features and quick tips and short cuts. This class may be taken online through Zoom.