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NECC Classes coming up later this month at West Point, Norfolk, and South Sioux City Campuses | KTIC Radio

NECC Classes coming up later this month at West Point, Norfolk, and South Sioux City Campuses

NECC Classes coming up later this month at West Point, Norfolk, and South Sioux City Campuses

WEST POINT – Northeast Community College will offer a class on computer security later this month.
Computer Security and Troubleshooting (INFO 5270/17F & CRN #60208) will be held Wednesday, September 20, from 6-9 p.m., in the Northeast Community College Extended Campus, 202 Anna Stalp Avenue, Room 212.
This course is ideal for anyone who has ever wondered why their PC slows down over time, or anyone who wants to explore ways to keep their PC and personal information safe from security threats. Instructor Trevor Bailey will cover techniques that hackers use to try to steal information or render computers unusable. The class will cover features for Windows 7, 8 and 10.
Cost of the class is $30.
To register, call Northeast Community College in West Point at (402) 372-2262.

WEST POINT – Northeast Community College in West Point will offer a new class on furniture refurbishing that will meet in Wayne later this month.
Flipping Furniture (HORC 5125/17F & CRN #60317) will be held two consecutive Wednesdays, September 20 and 27, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Highway 15 Salvage Company, 311 Main Street, in Wayne.
In this hands-on class, instructor Teresa Tiedtke will offer tips, tricks and techniques for refurbishing furniture.
“I am excited to give people the skills and confidence to not only complete this project but to do even more with what they will learn. It’s so exciting to see the finished piece,” Tiedtke said.
Students are asked to bring a furniture piece to class. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
Cost for the course is $40.
To register, call Northeast Community College in West Point at (402) 372-2269.

WEST POINT– Northeast Community College in West Point will offer two continuing education courses for insurance professionals later this month.
Insurance: Home Sweet Home (35748-NE; 86611-IA) (INSU 5220/17F & CRN #60277) will be held Thursday, September 21, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m., in the Northeast Community College Extended Campus, 202 Anna Stalp Avenue, in Room 207.
This course covers internal endorsements available and changing coverages and limits on home policies. A segment on managing data and the long term effects of application submission will also be covered. 3 hours Property/Casualty.
Insurance: Document It! (35143-NE; 85925-IA) (INSU 5225/17F & CRN #60276) will be held Thursday, September 21, from 1-4 p.m. in the same location.
In today’s changing world, documentation is key. Participants will learn what types of documentation may create a long-term challenge and how to avoid errors and omission issues.
Cost of each class, with Laurie VanderWal the instructor, is $45.
To register, call Northeast Community College in West Point at (402) 372-2269.

WEST POINT – A class on landscaping will be offered by Northeast Community College in West Point in April.
Landscaping (HORT 5115/17F & CRN #60318) meets from 6:30-9 p.m. on Wednesday, September 20, at the West Point Garden Center, 900 West Park Street.
Participants will discover how to be successful in maintaining and planting a landscape. They will learn the basics of having a plush, green carpet of grass as well as best cultural practices to keep lawns healthy and green. The course covers planting, staking, mulching, watering, pruning and understanding how the weather affects landscape plants. Tips and tricks professionals use to get landscapes looking their best will also be covered.
Cost of the class, with Joan Steffensmeier the instructor, is $25.
To register, call Northeast Community College in West Point at (402) 372-2269.

WEST POINT – Northeast Community College in West Point will offer two upcoming classes on social media for businesses.
Social Media for Businesses I (INFO 5155/17F & CRN #60181) will meet Thursday, September 21, from 6-9 p.m. in Room 212 of the West Point Extended Campus, 202 Anna Stalp Ave.
As a business professional, it is important to understand how social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn can help build relationships, increase awareness, network, turn cold leads into warm leads and improve brand recognition. Whether participants are construction contractors or looking to star their own coffee shops, this class will aid in their business endeavors.
Participants are asked to have some familiarity with social media before enrolling in the course.
Cost of the class is $30.
Social Media for Businesses II (INFO 5355/17F & CRN #60184) will meet Thursday, October 5, from 6-8 p.m. in Room 212 of the West Point Extended Campus, 202 Anna Stalp Ave.
In this course, which builds on the Level I course, participants will expand their knowledge on how social media platforms such as Instagram, Pinterest and Snapchat can help business owners build relationships, increase organizational awareness, network, turn cold leads into warm leads and improve brand recognition. Participants will interact with others on Instagram; use boards, pins and likes to capitalize on search using Pinterest; and create location tags on Snapchat.
Cost of the class is $20. Laci Fitch is the instructor for both courses.
To register for either or both classes, call Northeast Community College in West Point at (402) 372-2269.

WEST POINT – Northeast Community College in West Point has scheduled a class that will introduce students to a fun way to keep fit.
Zumba! (HPER 5115/17F & CRN #60289) meets Wednesdays and Thursdays, September 20-October 5, from 5:45-6:30 p.m., in the Nielsen Community Center ballroom, 200 Anna Stalp Avenue in West Point.
Instructor Kelly Gentrup encourages area residents to ditch the workout and join the Zumba party. Zumba is a fusion of Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves that create a one-of-a-kind fitness program. Zumba can provide long-term benefits with its calorie burning, body- energizing movements that will engage and captivate.
Cost of the class is $60.
To register, call Northeast Community College in West Point at (402) 372-2269.

NORFOLK – The Allied Health Department at Northeast Community College has scheduled another Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) class in September.
The course (HLTH 5500/17F & CRN #60086) will be held Thursday and Friday, September 21 and 22, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Faith Regional Health Services, 2700 W. Norfolk Avenue in Norfolk.
This course encompasses knowledge and techniques which are utilized in the definitive management of a cardiac arrest or similar life-threatening emergency. Participation in this course enables the registrant to review didactic material as well as practice lifesaving techniques and skills under the direction of an instructor in a simulated situation.
Completion of this program is based on criteria established by the American Heart Association. Pre-course requirements include review of manual and completion of ACLS pre-course online self-assessment test. Participants are asked to print their test score and bring it to class, along with their current Basic Life Support CPR card.
Cost of the class is $160. A book is available in the Hawks Shop in the Northeast Student Center.
Pre-registration is required. To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

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 1840/17F & CRN #14665) will be held Sundays, September 17-December 10, in the Arlo Wirth building, Room 105, on the Norfolk campus. The class will meet 12:30-6:30 p.m.
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 $558.75. Bradley Korth is the instructor.
To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

NORFOLK – The Allied Health Division at Northeast Community College will offer another Heart Code – BLS for Healthcare Provider Online & Skills Session course, beginning soon.
The first portion of this course (HLTH 5300/17F & CRN #60085) is web-based and is available on-line
24 hours a day. The skills session meets Wednesday, September 20, from 6-10 p.m., in the Ag/Allied Health building, Room 135, on the Norfolk campus.
The Basic Life Support course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking. This course is designed for the first time or renewal certification and has two parts for completion.
Part 1 provides a flexible alternative to classroom training. Part 2 is a skills session where hands on practice and competency testing are completed with a Certified AHA Instructor. When online Part 1 is completed, students will register for the Skills Sessions. Participants are to bring their online completion certificate (Part 1 completed within the last 60 days) to the Skills Session for which they have registered.
Online key codes for Part 1 are available at the Hawks Shop in the Student Center on the Norfolk campus, (402) 844-7140. NOTE: Participants need to bring their AHA Part 1 Health Care Provider Online Course Completion Certificate to be admitted to the Skills Session. No textbook is required for this class.
Cost of the class, with Trever O’Brien the instructor, is $40.
To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

NORFOLK – The Allied Health Division at Northeast Community College will offer additional Heart Code – Heartsaver CPR/AED and First Aid On-line Skills Sessions.
Three testing sessions – Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid (HLTH 5130/17F & CRN #60084); Heartsaver CPR/AED – Adult, Infant and Child (HLTH 5150/17F & CRN #60082); Heartsaver First Aid (HLTH 5105/17F & CRN #60038) will be held Wednesday, September 20, from 6-10 p.m. in the Ag/Allied Health building, Room 135, on the Norfolk campus.
The Heartsaver CPR/AED and First Aid course CPR/AED (testing sessions will cover any of the combinations as listed above) – teaching rescuers to recognize and treat cardiac arrest and choking for adults, children and infant victims, use an AED and First Aid – teaching management of certain environmental reactions; allergic reactions, cuts, wounds, bites, and various situations requiring treatments.
The on-line course is designed for the first time or renewal certification. This course is accessible 24 hours a day and provides a flexible alternative to classroom training for the course itself. After completing this course, students are eligible to register for the testing session. Online key codes for Part 1 (online course) are available at the Hawks Shop in the Norfolk campus Student Center, (402)-844-7140. Students will need to bring their AHA Online Course Completion Certificate (within 60 days) to be admitted to the Skills Testing Session. No textbook is required for this class.
Cost of the testing session, with Trever O’Brien the instructor, is $40.
To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

NORFOLK – The Allied Health Division at Northeast Community College will offer several Heartsaver courses later this month.
Heartsaver Adult CPR/AED (HLTH 5140/1FS & #60078) will meet Saturday, September 16, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. in the Arlo Wirth Building, Room 101, on the Norfolk campus.
The course is a modular CPR course that teaches how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking for responsive and non-responsive adults. The general public is the target audience for this course. The application and use of the automated, electronic defibrillator (AED) is also included.
Cost of the course, with instructor Landon Grothe, is $40.
Hearsaver CPR/AED Adult/Child/Infant (HLTH 5150/17F & CRN #60077) will meet Saturday, September 16, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in the same location.
The Heartsaver CPR course is a modular CPR course that teaches how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking for responsive and non-responsive adults, children and infants. The general public is the target audience for this course. The application and use of the automated, electronic defibrillator (AED) is also included.
A book is available at the Hawks Shop in the Northeast Student Center, 402-844-7140. Cost of the course, with instructor Bradley Korth, is $60.
Heartsaver First Aid (HLTH 5105/17F & CRN #60080) will be held Saturday, September 16, from 1-4 p.m., in the Arlo Wirth Building, Room 101.
The Heartsaver First Aid course teaches how to manage illness and injuries in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Course content includes: general principles, medical emergencies, and injury emergencies. First Aid course topics may include: rescuer duties; victim and rescuer safety; phoning for help; finding the problem; after the emergency; breathing problems; choking; bad allergic reactions; heart attack; fainting; diabetes and low blood sugar; stroke; seizures; shock; wounds’ head, neck, and spine injury; broken bones and sprains; burns and electrocution; bites and stings; temperature-related emergencies; and poison emergencies. This course is designed for any person who wants to learn these important lifesaving skills, and for those who have a duty to respond to a first aid or cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements.
A Heartsaver First Aid course certification card will be issued upon successful completion. A book is available at the Hawks Shop in the Northeast Student Center, 402-844-7140.
Cost of the course, with Bradley Korth the instructor, is $40.
Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED Adult/Child/Infant (HLTH 5130 & CRN #60076) will meet Saturday, September 16, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., in the same location.
The Heartsaver First Aid and CPR and AED Adult, Child and Infant course combines techniques in First Aid and CPR/AED situations. It teaches rescuers to recognize and treat cardiac arrest and choking for adult, child and infant victims as well as use an AED and first aid. The course teaches management of certain environmental reactions, allergic reactions, cuts, wounds, bites and various situations requiring treatment.
Upon completion, the student will have an understanding of first aid care and basic CPR/AED procedures for an adult, child and infant.
Cost of the course, with Bradley Korth the instructor, is $80.
Heartsaver CPR/AED Child/Infant (HLTH 5155/17F & CRN #60079) will meet Saturday, September 16, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the same location.
This is a CPR and AED course that teaches how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking for responsive and non-responsive adults. The general public is the target audience for this course. The application and use of the automated, electronic defibrillator (AED) is also included. A book is available at the Hawks Shop in the Northeast Student Center, 402-844-7140.
Cost of the course, with Bradley Korth, is $40.
Pre-registration is required for all Heartsaver classes. To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

NORFOLK – Northeast Community College will offer another intensive six-week Professional Truck Driving course beginning this month.
The course (TRDR 5100/17F & CRN #60029/60030) will be held Monday-Friday, September 18-October 27, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Utility Line/Truck Driving building, Room 104, across from Northeast’s main campus in Norfolk.
In this course, students will learn to operate articulated vehicles in a training environment that includes driving on city streets, two-lane and interstate highways. The program includes 240 contact hours, 44-plus hours of behind the wheel training and 190 hours of classroom, lab and observation.
Students will go for night drives and long runs. This means being gone for a week, overnights and
14-hour days.
Cost for the course, with Ed Lewis and Ryan Cook the instructors, is $1,995. Tuition does not include the cost of books, Department of Transportation physical, drug screen, MVR report, learner’s permit or the CDL license. Financial assistance is available through the Community College GAP Assistance Program for students meeting income guidelines. For more information, call (402) 844-7245.
To register for the course, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

SOUTH SIOUX CITY – Northeast Community College in South Sioux City will hold an introductory QuickBooks course, starting soon.
QuickBooks I (ACCT 5100/17F & CRN #60151) will meet two consecutive Wednesdays, September 20 and 27, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in Room 135 at the South Sioux City Extended Campus, 1001 College Way.
This course will introduce participants to the basic features in QuickBooks and provide an opportunity for hands-on practice. They will learn about the types of information needed to track in business or on the job. How to enter that information and track it in QuickBooks will be covered.
Cost of the class, with Michele McCreary the instructor, is $60.
To register, call Northeast Community College in South Sioux City at (402) 241-6400.

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