SHORELINE - Shoreline Community College, named Washington State’s first National Training Center (NTC) for the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) last year, offers alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicle training through the Extended Learning Program. Listed below are classes offered at the Lake Forest Park Towne Centre campus in January, February and March.
Energy – The 1st Challenge of the 21st Century, Tuesday & Thursday, January 15 – 31, 6:30 – 7:30pm, $79. Review the theory of peak oil and gas, and the implications for global warming, economics, both local and world politics. We will also explore and evaluate potential alternative energy sources, solutions, and future policy issues.
The Basics of Biodiesel, Thursday, January 31, 6:30 – 9:30pm, $39. Heard about Biodiesel but aren't sure exactly what it is or how it can be used? Learn about this clean-burning fuel made from plant oils that works in any diesel engine or home-furnace.
Brew Your Own Biodiesel, Saturday, March 8, 10am, 4 p.m. $60. In this hands-on class you will learn all the basics to make your own high-quality fuel. Students will make small batches of biodiesel with different oils and help to operate an "Appleseed" processor to produce several gallons of fuel. Please call Shoreline Community College Center for Business & Continuing Education at (206) 533-6700 to register or for more information, or visit www.shoreline.edu/ce.