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Northeast to offer more classes at area campuses this month | KTIC Radio

Northeast to offer more classes at area campuses this month

Northeast to offer more classes at area campuses this month

Northeast Community College will offer more classes at its West Point, Norfolk, and Hartington classes later this month. Class information can be found below:

 

WEST POINT – Northeast Community College in West Point will offer a class on retirement planning later this month.

Retirement Planning (FNPL 5110/18S & CRN #70170) will meet Monday, March 19, from 6-9 p.m. at the Northeast Community College in West Point, 202 Anna Stalp Ave., in Room 206.

In this course, participants will develop a strategy for retirement. Considerations include working longer, spending less and delaying social security. Topics covered will include ways to plan for expenses and insurance, how to live on a fixed income, the advantages of laddering and how fixed income can be a part of investment strategy.

Cost of each class, with Mike Bailey the instructor, is $30.

To register, call Northeast Community College in West Point at (402) 372-2269.

WEST POINT – Northeast Community College in West Point will offer a class in March that demystifies the newest Windows operating system.

Windows 10 (INFO 5190/18S & CRN #70159) will be held Wednesday, March 20, from 6-9 p.m., in the Northeast Community College Extended Campus, 202 Anna Stalp Avenue, Room 212.

Participants will explore a variety of new features found in Windows 10, including but not limited to: task view and virtual desktops; Cortana; the start menu; action center; Edge browser and more as time allows. Attendees will gain hands-on experience while taking advantage of new tips and tricks to take the mystery out of Windows 10.

Cost of the class, with Trevor Bailey the instructor, is $30.

To register, call Northeast Community College in West Point at (402) 372-2262.

HARTINGTON – Northeast Community College in Hartington will offer a self-defense class for women later this month.

Self-Defense For Women (HPER 5120/18S & CRN #70198) will meet Wednesday, March 21 from 6-9 p.m. at Hartington-Newcastle Public Schools, 501 S. Broadway Ave., in Hartington.

This class is designed to teach women how to deter and defend themselves from attackers and to ensure the ability to get away from an attack safely. They will perform hands-on techniques to develop simple, effective and retainable methods of self-defense.

Participants are asked to wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing and proper foot attire. No jewelry is allowed.

Cost of the class, with Cory Krause the instructor, is $30.

To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000, or (800) 348-9033, ext. 7000.

WEST POINT – Northeast Community College in West Point will offer a class later this month on how to use Android smartphones.

Smartphones – Discovering Your Droid! (INFO 5200/18S & CRN #70160) will be held Thursday, March 22, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. in the Northeast Community College Extended Campus, Room 212, at 202 Anna Stalp Avenue.

This class is ideal for those who already own an Android smartphone or are considering buying one. Participants will discover the basics of the Android smartphone as they explore pictures, sharing pictures, texting, managing contacts, working with apps and using the internet. Participants are asked to bring their user ID and password and make sure their phones are fully charged.

Cost of the class, with Patty Schinstock the instructor, is $30.

To register, call Northeast Community College in West Point at (402) 372-2269.

HARTINGTON- Northeast Community College will offer a 56-hour training course in Hartington soon for those wishing to earn their CDL license.

CDL Training Course (TRAN 5125/18S & CRN #70012/70015) will meet in Hartington and Norfolk. The classroom portion of the course will take place Thursday and Friday, March 22 and 23, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Hartington City Offices, 107 W. State St. The driving/testing portion will take place Monday, April 16, through Friday, April 20, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Norfolk campus.

During this CDL training course, students will learn general CDL test information, safe driving practices, transporting cargo, air brakes, pre-trip inspection of truck and preparing for the Driving Skills exam.

Students must be 18 years of age and have a valid Nebraska driver’s license (21 years of age if driver’s license is from another state). Students are also cautioned that the physical requirements for a Class A Commercial Driver License (required for truck-tractor operators) must be consistent with the standards of the United States Department of Transportation. The required drug/alcohol testing (not included in course fee) includes pre-admittance, random, post-accident and reasonable suspicion testing.

Cost of the course, with Ed Lewis and Ryan Cook the instructors, is $730. Financial assistance is available through the Community College GAP Assistant Program for students meeting income guidelines. For more information, contact Amy Kaiser at (402) 844-7245.

To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000 or (800) 348-9033, ext. 7000.

NORFOLK –Northeast Community College will offer an additional course option later this month for those interested in learning the basics of motorcycle riding.

Motorcycle Rider Course (TRAN 5105/18S & CRN #70021/70022) will be offered Friday through Sunday, March 23-25. Hours on Friday will be 6:30-10 p.m.; Saturday, 7:50 a.m.-5:30 p.m., and Sunday 7:50 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Classes will be held in Room 103 in the Northeast Community College Utility Line building, just east of the main campus on Benjamin Avenue.

The class includes five hours of classroom instruction and ten hours of riding instruction. It begins with the basics, such as turning, shifting, and braking. Then it moves on to more advance street riding strategies. Professionally trained instructors teach in the classroom and then coach riders in a controlled riding area.

Within 30 days of the completing the course, students are required to take the MSF Basic eCourse. Details regarding this course will be sent to students after they register for the Motorcycle Rider Course. There is no additional cost for the mandatory eCourse.

Cost of the course, with Michael Holcomb, Taylor Holcomb, James Jones, Keith Neal and Jacob Korinek the instructors, is $250.

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

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