Part-time Courses - Special Interests
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|GINT0201||A Landlord's Rights and Obligations in Ontario
Description: This workshop will cover the do's and don'ts of purchasing, renting and managing residential rental property in Ontario. Many landlords have little knowledge of current Ontario housing laws, leaving them highly vulnerable to tenants who take advantage of the law's bias in their favor. This workshop will guide you through your rights and obligations as a landlord under the Ontario Landlord Tenant Act. Knowledge is the key to a successful income property!
|GINT0075||Bed And Breakfast Boot Camp
Description: Have you ever thought of opening a Bed and Breakfast? It can be very rewarding, but you should not go into it without some essential knowledge about the business of B&Bs. Who better to share stories and lessons learned, than the owners of Hillcrest House, Stefan and Wendy Schuster. Over 20 years of experience in hospitality and service, we will ensure a lively and relevant learning experience. The course covers everything from getting started, rules and regulations to hosting, design, marketing plus... includes a comprehensive manual and 1 year free subscription to BBCanada.com.
|GINT0702||Building Wealth Through Real Estate Level 1
Description: Across the country, ordinary Canadians are building wealth and freedom by real estate investing. The return from owning investment property can pay for a child's education; fund retirement; and provide passive income for leisure activities and hobbies. Learn how to research and finance properties that will attract good tenants who will pay the mortgage for you, while you enjoy the cash flow and appreciation your properties provide. In this course you'll learn how to get started, the top common costly mistakes newbie investors make and how to avoid them, and why real estate is safer than, and outperforming, stocks and bonds over the long term. This course is taught by Tahani Aburaneh, one of Canada's leading experts in real estate investing and bestselling author of Real Estate Riches.
Description: Tracing your family's history is a fascinating journey. Who will you discover? Genealogy Basics will help you understand the genealogy research process and the way we interpret the information we find. This course guides you through the search process for family names using several subscription-based Web sites, which you can access while you're enrolled in the class. Along the way, you'll learn through hands-on examples that help you dig deeper into your family's past. You'll develop a strategy to accomplish your objectives, evaluate the results, and share that information with others. You'll discover, in simple terms, where to look, who to contact, and how to make your family history come alive. Was it truth or goof? Where's the proof? Find out why close counts not only in horseshoes, but also in hunting your heritage. www.ed2go.com/conestoga
Description: Humor enhances everything you do, no matter whether you're looking to deliver better presentations, increase your marketability as a writer, deliver more hits to a Web site, or simply become friendlier and more outgoing. Whether you're naturally funny or want to be, this hilarious course will help you sharpen your wit. NOTE: This course cannot be used as a credit towards Conestoga programs.
|GINT0435||Song Writing 101
Description: You really can make a living writing songs.
Description: To know your kids is to love them. In this course, an experienced social worker will help you gain a deep understanding and appreciation of your adolescent's development and behavior. You'll uncover the secrets of the adolescent mind and gain valuable information on how they think, how they feel, how their identities develop, and what steps you can take to ensure that you are well prepared to meet the needs of the teens in your life. NOTE: This course cannot be used as a credit towards Conestoga programs.
|GINT0560||Understanding Guitar - Electronics
Description: Understanding how your guitar really works is the key to maintaining it and enhancing your playing experience. Instructor Bob Egan knows a lot about this. He has played professionally for over 20 years with Blue Rodeo and Wilco, and has run guitar repair shops since the 1980's. Bob feels that “Every guitar has a sweet spot where it sings and becomes an extension of you.” Understand how to find your guitar's sweet spot in this comprehensive and exciting course.
|GINT0570||Understanding Guitar - Frets and Necks
Description: This course provides students with the knowledge of how guitar frets and necks function. Students will learn how to “read” necks and determine the proper course of action to optimize the playability of the guitar. They will gain an understanding of how wood reacts to tension and humidity, and how frets wear, change their profile/height and become unseated. They will also gain hands on experience sanding fingerboards, and leveling, re-crowning and replacing frets.
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