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Northeast to hold numerous classes at Norfolk Campus later this month

Northeast to hold numerous classes at Norfolk Campus later this month

Various courses are being held at Northeast Community College in Norfolk later this month. Class information can be found below.

 

NORFOLK – The Applied Technology Division at Northeast Community College in Norfolk will offer a hands-on course in Small Engine, Motorcycle, All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Maintenance and Repair beginning soon.

The two-credit course (DESL 1990/18F & CRN #11739 will be held Mondays, August 20-October 8, from 5:30 – 8:45 p.m., in the Diesel Technology building, Room 103.

In this course, students will learn how to save money by making their own repairs to ATVs, motorcycles, lawn mowers, chain saws, snow blowers and other small engines. They will develop the skills needed to inspect, test, repair and maintain nearly anything with a small engine. The class, which is suitable for beginning and advanced students, includes lab time to work on hands-on projects.

Cost of the course, with James Jones the instructor, is $232.

To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7265.

NORFOLK – The Allied Health Division at Northeast Community College will hold a course soon dedicated to the study and application of the knowledge and skills necessary for an individual to become and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).

EMT Part 1, (EMTL 1840/18F & CRN #12631) will be held August 21-December 14 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 6-8:30 p.m. in the Arlo Wirth building, Room 105, on the Norfolk campus.

This course is dedicated to the study and application of the knowledge and skills necessary for an individual to become an Emergency Medical Technician and provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level with an ambulance service or other specialized service.

The course will include the first half of the applications/skills needed to apply for licensure as an EMT in the State of Nebraska. After successful completion of this course and EMT Part 2 (EMTL1845), the student will be eligible to apply to test for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) cognitive examination. Once the student has passed both the cognitive and practical skills examinations of the NREMT he/she can apply to obtain an EMT license in the State of Nebraska.

This class contains the current information found in the National EMS Education Standards as outlined by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Student must have current CPR certification, American Heart Association-Healthcare Provider Level or equivalent.

Cost of the course is $570. Landon Grothe is the instructor.

To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

NORFOLK – The Allied Health Department at Northeast Community College in Norfolk has announced two free, one-session workshops for emergency medical service technicians during the month of August.

The workshops are offered for continuing education credits. All workshops will be conducted at the Neligh Fire Hall.

There is no need to pre-register. The workshops, dates and times include:

OB Tuesday, August 21 7-10 p.m.

EVOC Saturday, August 25 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

This program is funded in whole or in part with funds provided through the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Office of Emergency Health Systems.

For additional information, call the Allied Health Department, Northeast Community College, at (402) 844-7702.

NORFOLK – Northeast Community College will hold a class later this month for those who want
to recertify their CPR instructor cards.

CPR Instructor Renewal (HLTH 5400/18F & CRN #60128), will be held Wednesday, August 22, from 1-5 p.m. in the in the Arlo Wirth Building, Room 124.

This American Heart Association course is a re-certification for current CPR instructors. Any new materials and procedures will be included in this four-hour class. Students must bring their current instructor card to class.

Trevor O’Brien is the instructor of this class. Cost is $40.

Pre-registration is required. To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

NORFOLK – Welding courses offered through Northeast Community College enhance the skill level for the fundamental welder or give a solid background and overview of welding for the non-welder. As a result, the College’s Applied Technology Division will offer a two-credit welding course beginning in late August.

Introduction to Welding (WELD 1990/18F & CRN #13555) will be held Wednesdays, August 22-October 10, from 6-9 p.m. in the Weller building, Room 101, on the Norfolk campus.

In this course, John Knapp, Northeast welding instructor, will present theory and safety of the welding field and assist students with hands-on experience with the major welding and cutting processes. Purchasing agents, plant managers, distributor sales personnel, quality assurance people, administrators and counselors at schools and others will gain an understanding of welding that will make them more proficient at their job that involves welding related activities.

Supplies that will be needed include: a helmet, welding cap, clear safety glasses, pliers, needle nose pliers, carbon steel wire brush, welding coat or leathers, cutting goggles, and welding gloves.

Cost of the course is $232.

To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7265.

NORFOLK – The Allied Health Division at Northeast Community College in Norfolk will offer a Basic Life Support (BLS) course for healthcare providers later this month.

BLS for Healthcare Provider Course (HLTH 5300/18F & CRN #60075) will be held Saturday, August 25, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. in Room 105 of the Arlo Wirth Building on the Norfolk campus.

This course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize a number of life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. A BLS for Healthcare Providers course certification card will be issued upon successful completion.

Cost of this class, with Brock Soderberg the instructor, is $60. The textbook for the course is available in the Hawks Shop in the Northeast Student Center, (402) 844-7140.

Pre-registration is required. To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

NORFOLK – The Allied Health Division at Northeast Community College in Norfolk will offer an additional session of a medication aide course beginning soon.

Medication Aide (HLTH 1120/18F & CRN #15467) will be held Wednesdays, August 29-October 10, from 3:30-10 p.m. in Room 103 of the Arlo Wirth Building on the Norfolk campus. Linda Wilcox is the instructor.

This course is designed to prepare the student to assume the role and responsibilities of a Medication Aide working in a nursing facility. It will include information regarding medication administration, pharmacology rules and regulations, classification of drugs, orders, storage, abbreviations, and an overview of commonly used drugs and documentation.

Cost for the course is $348. Cost does not include a book, which is available in the Hawks Shop in the Northeast Student Center, (402) 844-7140.

To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7265. The class cannot be registered for online.

NORFOLK – Northeast Community College in Norfolk will offer a series of basic computer classes in August and September.

Basic Computer I (INFO 5105/18F & CRN #60315) will be held Thursday, August 30, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.in the Lifelong Learning Center (LLC) on the Norfolk campus.

This class is for the person who has very limited computer knowledge or none at all. The student will be taught beginning computer skills, including powering the computer on and off, using a mouse and keyboard, utilizing the desktop, and launching programs.

Basic Computer II (INFO 5305/18F & CRN #60317) will be held Thursday, September 5, at the same time and location.

This class will review and build upon skills learned in Basic Computer I. Topics covered will include learning to use a word processor, working with tool and task bars, performing basic formatting functions, saving and printing documents.

Basic Computer III (INFO 5505/18F & CRN #60320) will be held Thursday, September 13, at the same time and location.

This class is for the person who has very limited computer knowledge. Students will continue to build upon and improve their skills with in-depth work with word processing, keyboard shortcuts and the internet.

All classes will be taught by Stacy Anderson at a very relaxed pace with significant hands-on practice. Cost of each class is $30.

To register for any or all classes, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

NORFOLK – A course on cake decorating will be offered by Northeast Community College later this month.

Basic Cake Decorating I (HOEC 5180/18F & CRN #60316) will be held Thursday, August 30, from 6-8 p.m. in Room 105A of the Weller Building on the Norfolk campus.

In this beginner level course, participants will use buttercream frosting and a little expertise to turn a basic cake or cupcake into a gorgeous dessert. Participants will receive instruction on how to prepare different types of buttercream as well as how to prepare all types of cake edging, cupcake swirls, flowers and borders. They will learn key elements to complementing buttercream, including icing cakes, pressure control piping and food color application.

A cake, cupcake and decorating kit (includes tips, spatula, cake scrapers and a flower nail) are included in the cost of the class.

Cost of the class, with Jessica Dvorak the instructor, is $55.

To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

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