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Ask the Experts workshop

Ask the Experts

Posted December 10

SER's small business program will be presenting a panel of experts on Saturday, December 14th from 10 am - 12 pm at... Read more...

Business Plans 101

Small Business Plans 101

Posted November 19

Have you started your own business but are missing a structured business plan?  Are you looking for business... Read more...

volunteers more likely to find jobs than non-volunteers

Looking for work? Start volunteering!

Posted June 24

A new study shows that unemployed individuals who volunteer are 27% more likely to find work than those who don't.... Read more...

Concrete Countertops

Course Description:

This course sets out to train students on how to utilize concrete as a material for the manufacture of countertops.  The course is specifically focused on achieving aesthetically pleasing, functional, and durable concrete working surfaces.  Countertop projects are done in small groups and each student is tested to adequately measure both their ability to physically create a countertop and their retention of concepts from the classroom.  The class places large emphasis on sustainability and using environmentally friendly materials and mixes within the concrete slurry.  Tools that are used include polishing pads and grinders, agitators, power drills, table saws, mixers, and jigsaws.  The class is finalized with a countertop being installed for a client, encouraging students to independently seek contracts and jobs where they may implement the knowledge gained in an entrepreneurial venture.

    

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