At Tunxis Community College, our non-credit workshops are aimed at helping people enhance their professional skills and job performance. We call upon a network of instructors who bring years of real world experience and the latest thinking and best practices to their work. Classes are held on campus in Farmington and at our Bristol facility.

  • For more information, contact Tunxis@Bristol at 860.314.4700.
  • If you are a State of Connecticut Employee please contact your agency’s Training Approval officer about internal policies and procedures.  Click here for a list of Training Approval Officers.

Effective Business Writing

March 21, 2017 (T) 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. (6 hours training)

Bristol Center-Front-webIn this class you will learn those key principles which make business writing effective in our ever changing world. The class will cover wording, composition, organization, tone, persuasion and format.

Chris Amorosino is an excellent Instructor whose skills you will be impressed by. See you in class.


Fee:  $90.

Location: Tunxis@Bristol Campus, 430 North Main Street, Bristol, CT

To register for the class call 860-314-4700

QuickBooks, skills for your job (CPE available)

March 21, 23, 28, 30. April 4, 2017 (T & Th); 6 – 9PM, 15 hours of class

Our QuickBooks training class covers the fundamentals of using QuickBooks to track the finances of a small business. You will learn how to set up a new company, work with lists, set up inventory, process invoices, work with bank accounts, process payments, and enter and pay bills. Please bring a flash drive to class..

Fee:  $195 plus text
Location:  Tunxis@Bristol Campus, 430 North Main St., Bristol CT I
nstructor:  Jan Gyurko

To register call 860-314-4700.

Creative Phoneographic – Taking quality Work Pictures with your cell phone

May 1, 2017 (M) 9AM – 4PM. (6 hours of class)

Do you use a cell phone to take pictures for your job?

Are you involved with Public Relations or Marketing? Do you need photo documentation within your position because of environmental hazards, investigative work, abusive situations?

Learn how to maximize your cell phone camera as a tool just like any professional digital camera. You will learn how to capture images, environmental portraits, panorama, as well as achieving skills and story telling techniques. You will take better photos with you cell phone through improved composition and editing skills with your cell phone applications.

Bring your phone to class!

Fee: $95.00
Location:  Tunxis@Bristol Campus,430 North Main Street, Bristol, CT

Instructor: Kristen Hines Baker 

To register call 860-314-4700

Project Management Essentials

May 10 & 17, 2016 (W) 9AM – 4:00PM 12 hours of training, CEU’s are available

Whether a small, large, or in-between project, they all share a number of essential elements. They are temporary and often unique, but all require focus to create a product, service, or other results. Project Management Essentials follows the development and management of a project from start to finish. The workshop details the essentials and covers leadership in project management. Students are encourages to bring their project ideas or active projects to the workshop.

Fee: $180
Location:  Tunxis@Bristol, 430 North Main Street, Bristol, CT 06010

Instructor:  Wally Kostrzewa

To register call 860-314-4700

Micro Soft – Presenting the Presentation
June 5, 2017, (M) 9:)) AM – 4:00 PM. 6 hours of class

Free your audience from the boredom and fatigue known as Death by PowerPoint. Creating a winning presentation doesn’t need to be a time consuming task. Learn to plan effective slides using design principles and sophisticated techniques to make your presentation. You will learn to connect with your audience using sound, video and animation. Get ready to learn lots of fun tips and tricks to make your presentation pop!!

Fee:  $90
Location:   Tunxis@Bristol, 430 North Main Street, Bristol CT

Instructor: Laura Higgins

To register call 860-314-4700

Tunxis Main Campus (Farmington)