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.
  • Check out the rest of our Professional Development training at: https://www.tunxis.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/DAS-Catalog.pdf

Reducing Stress in my Job/my life/my future – on ground class

October 5, 2021, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (TU)

Bristol Center-Front-webOur hands-on realistic program will assist you to learn a new and exciting techniques that will help you in managing your stress and anxiety at work at home and for your future. Stress is a base cause of many illness and disease; thereby creating an unbalanced lifestyle. We will approach stress reduction as an adventure exploring techniques that have worked for many to maintain a realistic balance in their lives. Our approach is something you can actually do on the job and not an approach that is pie in the sky and unworkable. Theory is fine, but, we live with our feet on the ground. Learning Objective: Students will learn techniques to help them manage stress on the job at home and as a future plan of success.

Fee:  $90.00     Instructor: Cecilia Garay

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

To register email: Call us at 860-314-4700

Effective Leadership Skills for Women – ONLINE Training

October 22, 2021, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (F)

This session is designed to help women assess their current leadership skills and improve those that they see as needing the most improvement. It stresses confidence, power and the natural skills that women bring to leadership. The session also helps women become more successful dealing with conflicts, interactions that make them feel powerless and with difficult people.

Fee:  $90.00     Instructor: Amy Blackwood

Location:  ON Line class

To register call us at 860-314-4700.

Excel – in the beginning, on ground class

October 29, 2021, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (F)

This instructor led, six-hour course will familiarize students with spreadsheet terminology and the fundamental concepts of Microsoft Excel, including identifying Excel window components, navigating worksheets, and downloading templates. In addition, students will learn the basics of entering and editing text, values, and formulas, and modify page setup. They will learn how to move and copy data and formulas, how to determine absolute and relative references, and how to work with ranges, rows, and columns. Students will also learn how to use simple functions, and how to easily apply formatting techniques to worksheet data.

Fee: $90.00     Instructor: Laura Higgins

Location: 430 North Main St., Bristol
To register call us at 860-314-4700

Empowerment and Beyond, The Four Agreements- in the classroom

November 2, 2021, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (TU)

As written by Don Miguel Ruiz, The Four Agreements, focuses on an ancient Toltec wisdom to apply simple agreement in one’s life. 1) Be impeccable with your word. 2) Don’t take anything personally. 3) Don’t make assumptions. 4) Always do your best. These agreements on the surface seem simple, but once practiced and applied it has the potential to change lives and behaviors that affect us personally and professionally. By overcoming limiting beliefs, improving the way you use your language, improving relationship skills, understanding others, decreasing misunderstandings and disagreements, increasing clarity and always doing your best, you improve both your personal and professional lives! Learning Objective: To create a new understanding/perspective about what we can/cannot control in life and learning to reduce mind chaos, stress, fear and worry.

Fee: $90.00    

Instructor: Sarah Mitchell

Location:  Tunxis@Bristol, 430 North Main Street, Bristol, CT 06010 – On Ground Class

To register call us at 860-314-4700

Effective Leadership Skills for Women, part 2 – online class

November 12, 2021, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (F)

Part two to the very well attended Leadership for Women session, this session delves deeper into leadership theory, creating action plans for your career, dealing with conflicting priorities, discussions on political activism and how to get ahead in the workplace.

Fee:  $90.00

Instructor: Amy Blackwell

Location:   ON Line class

To register call 860-314-4700

Tunxis Main Campus (Farmington)

Tunxis@Bristol