West Point Classes

The schedule of classes at West Point

A to Z Grant Writing

A to Z Grant Writing is an invigorating and informative course that will equip you with the skills and tools you need to enter the exciting field of grant writing! You'll learn how to raise needed funds by discovering how and where to look for potential funders who are a good match for your organization. You'll also learn how to network and develop true partnerships with a variety of funders, how to organize a successful grant writing campaign, and how to put together a complete proposal package.
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INFO 5190 70302 4/6/2017-4/6/20176:00 PM-9:00 PMTHURm 212-West PointTrevor Bailey$30.00 Take This Class

Appy Hour! All About Apps

There are so many apps out there, it is hard to keep up with the trends. Keeping track of your budget, making a family calendar, comparing prices when shopping, keeping notes, making traveling easier, or even teaching your kids colors can all be done through apps. Many businesses such as banks and retail stores also have apps to make your experience quicker and more convenient. With apps the possibilities are endless! Come join us in discovering what apps are, how they can be valuable and make your life easier.
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INFO 5230 70269 4/11/2017-4/11/20176:00 PM-8:00 PMTUERm 212-West PointLaci Fitch$20.00 Take This Class

Basic Nurse Aide

This course is designed to meet the Nebraska Health & Human Services System training requirements for nurse aide certification and employment in long-term care facilities. This course combines classroom lecture and laboratory application for the development of basic skills needed to provide safe, effective, and caring services to the elderly or chronically ill patient of any age, in a long-term care facility. Upon completion of this course, the student is eligible to take the state written and practical skills exam. After successfully passing this examination and completing the application procedure, the students name will be placed on the basic nurse aide registry at the Nebraska Health and Human Services Regulation and Licensure, Credentialing Division. The book is located in the campus bookstore, 402-844-7140. CLASS CANNOT BE REGISTERED ONLINE. An additional $45 fee will be required if student choose to register to take the Certified Nursing Assistant exam at the end of the course. This $45 fee will be required at the time of the non-credit exam registration. **More specific class information may be listed in "Take This Class".**
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NURA 1110 30420 5/15/2017-6/24/201712:00 PM-4:30 PMMON SATExtended Campus 201-West PointM. Dickson$328.50 Take This Class

Computer Security and Troubleshooting

Have you ever wondered why your PC slows down over time? Want to explore ways to keep your PC and personal information safe from the bad guys? If so, this is the class for you! We will cover techniques that hackers use to try and steal your information or render your computer unusable. This class will cover features in regards to Windows 7, 8 &10.
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INFO 5270 70300 3/30/2017-3/30/20176:00 PM-9:00 PMTHURm 212-West PointTrevor Bailey$30.00 Take This Class

Cooking: Easter Meal Preparation with Graybeals

Come join Mike and Heath to discover tips and tricks to enhancing your Easter meal! Learn how to prepare larger portions to feed your family and friends! Class size is limited so come join the fun!
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70094 70094 4/4/2017-4/4/20176:30 PM-8:30 PMTUEWest Point Nielsen Community Center, Kitchen-West PointHeath Graybeal$30.00 Take This Class

Digital Photography II

Take your photography to the next level! During this class, you will build your skills by learning about the parts of the camera and additional gear such as flashes, memory cards, batteries, chargers and much more! Questions pertaining to your individual camera will also be answered during this session. Once again, join photographer Jenn Wiemann for this hands-on class.
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ARTS 5305 70299 3/30/2017-3/30/20176:00 PM-9:00 PMTHURm 212-West PointJenn Wiemann$30.00 Take This Class

Digital Photography III: Shoot in Real Life

Learn to shoot in REAL LIFE! Apply knowledge of Aperture, shutter speed and ISO to take great images! During this class, you will get to practice what you have learned by shooting a styled session. Learn from photographer Jenn Wiemann as she walks through the steps of an engagement session to help you experience a live shoot with hands-on instructions.
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ARTS5500 70301 4/6/2017-4/6/20176:00 PM-9:00 PMTHURm 207-West PointJenn Wiemann$30.00 Take This Class

Forklift Safety Training

Keep yourself and your workplace safe from one of the leading causes of workplace injuries. Forklift training is required for all operators to develop & reinforce safe operating practices, learn the differences between various lift trucks, reduce injuries to co-workers and operators, and minimize damage to property and cargo. You will learn: training requirements for each style of forklift, how to conduct a pre-operation inspection, classes of forklifts, principles of safety related to forklift movement and stability, accident prevention rules for safety forklift operation, safe load handling, special re-fueling guidelines and requirements for practical training and evaluation. This course meets the latest OSHA classroom training requirements and must be supplemented by site-specific, hands-on training and evaluation. Certificates will be issued upon successful completion. Registration deadline is one week before the class begins.
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SAFT 5100 70382 4/6/2017-4/6/201712:30 PM-4:30 PMTHUWPEC 207-West PointNebraska Safety Council$105.00 Take This Class

General Sales and Use Tax Seminar

This course covers the basics of Nebraska sales and use tax. Sales tax affects everyone! If you are a business owner, or are considering starting your own business, this information is a must for you and your bookkeeper. The topics discussed will not only benefit professionals; the general public can learn how sales tax affects them every day. The presentation covers all areas of sales and use tax, including licensing requirements, exemptions, reporting, and taxable services. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers. 4 hours of CPE Credit available. This course will be offered via distance learning technology from Norfolk to Hartington, O'Neill and West Point.

Register online at: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/northeast-community-college-and-the-nebraska-department-of-revenue-7819736653. Course materials can be found at: http://www.revenue.nebraska.gov/education/educate.html. Click on the Seminar Schedule, then click on the specific seminar you are attending.
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15-679 15-679 4/5/2017-4/5/20178:30 AM-12:00 PMWEDWPEC 222-West PointNebraska Department of Revenue$15.00 Take This Class

Home Decorating: Design on a Budget

A beautifully decorated room doesn't need to be expensive. Let our design professional share advice about decorating on a budget. She'll share tips on how to shop, where to shop, and shopping your home. You'll be inspired to re-imagine and re-purpose existing furniture, accessories, and wall art. Bring style and beauty to a boring bedroom or lackluster living room, or simple elegance to a cluttered dining room or outdated office space. Your design budget may not be grand, but after taking this class your payoff will be.
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HOEC 5115 70114 4/5/2017-4/5/20176:00 PM-9:00 PMWEDRoom 212-West PointRachel Rardon$30.00 Take This Class

Manufacturing Machinery and Equipment Seminar

This class will cover, in detail, the sales tax exemption for purchases of equipment used in the manufacturing process. Parts and repair labor for MME is included in this topic. Discussion will include qualifying manufacturing operations and which equipment qualifies for the exemption. A portion of the session will be dedicated to contractors who annex or install MME, or perform repairs on MME. Instructors will help you complete tax returns for a variety of scenarios. This session will benefit anyone operating a manufacturing facility or anyone who provides equipment, parts, or repairs to manufacturing operations. 3 hours of CPE Credit available. This course will be offered via distance learning technology from Norfolk to Hartington, O'Neill, and West Point. Register online at: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/northeast-community-college-and-the-nebraska-department-of-revenue-7819736653. Course materials can be found at: http://www.revenue.nebraska.gov/education/educate.html. Click on the Seminar Schedule, then click on the specific seminar you are attending.
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4/5/2017-4/5/20171:00 PM-4:00 PMWEDWPEC 222-West PointNebraska Department of Revenue$15.00 Take This Class

OSHA 10 Hour for Construction

Understand all that OSHA requires in its Construction Industries Standard 29CFR1926. This program was developed by the U.S. Department of Labor to provide construction workers, supervisors, and other personnel responsible for construction activities with an awareness of safety & health concerns in the construction industry. Attendees will become familiar with the OSHA requirements for a number of construction activities. The focus of the class is to provide attendees with available options to control hazards associated with construction. Students will receive a course completion card issued through the Department of Labor-OSHA. Topics include: introduction; overview of the OSH Act & the General Safety & Health Provisions, and the Occupational Health & Environmental Controls; OSHA inspections; health hazards; basic safety requirements; PPE; fire protection & prevention; materials handling, and storage use and disposal; hand & power tools; electrical; scaffolding; fall protection; excavations; concrete & masonry; and stairways & ladders. Workbook and OSHA-10 Hour Certification Card are included in the course cost. This course will meet from 8:00-4:30 on day 1 and 8:00-12:00 on day 2.
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SAFT 5145 70389 4/5/2017-4/6/20178:00 AM-4:30 PMWED THUWPEC 207-West PointNebraska Safety Council$250.00 Take This Class

Smartphone Photos

Do you have too many photos on your smartphone that you are running out of storage? Are you unsure of where to store them or what to do next? Do you want to know how to easily share your photos with others? Are you wanting to discover all of the fun apps you can use to enhance your photos, make picture collages, or even put text (yes, in amazing fonts) on your photos? Join Patty in discovering everything you need to know on how to maximize the photos on your smartphone.
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INFO 5200 70093 4/19/2017-4/19/20176:30 PM-9:30 PMWEDRoom 212-West PointPatty Schinstock$30.00 Take This Class

String Art

Take pride in where you live! Get into the crafting mood by making a cute and simple string art piece that you will be proud to display. The instructor will walk you through the process of creating a heart within Nebraska using only wood, nails, and string. You will need to bring a hammer to the class. All other materials will be provided and are included in the cost of the class.
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HOEC 5135 70321 4/4/2017-4/4/20176:00 PM-9:00 PMTUERm 212-West PointBrooke Meister$37.00 Take This Class

Succulent Garden Boxes

Come and create a beautiful, one of a kind succulent garden box that you can hang or place in your garden. You will learn how to care for succulents and how they can be used in the garden landscape. Bev will also share tips for all your summer flower pots. Supplies included in the class are a wood box container, soil and a variety of succulent cuttings.
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HORT 5110 70345 4/18/2017-4/18/20176:30 PM-8:30 PMTUERm 212-West PointBev Wieler$45.00 Take This Class


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