West Point Classes

The schedule of classes at West Point

Acrylic Painting - May Flowers

April showers bring May flowers! Join us for a night of painting, snacks, and fun! Make it a night out with friends! In this instructor led class, you will learn how to mix and blend colors while painting flowers on a canvas. No painting experience necessary. Supplies will be provided. It is recommended you bring an apron to protect your clothing.
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ARTS 5163 70085 4/3/2019-4/3/20196:30 PM-9:00 PMWEDTechnical Center 104-West PointVanessa Throener$35.00 Take This Class

Adobe Lightroom

Want to take your photography to the next level? Join us in an introductory Lightroom course to learn how to take images straight out of your camera and edit them to your desired look. Learn how to hand edit your images and also how Lightroom presets work, where to get them, and how to add them into Lightroom. Students will need to bring their camera to class along with a flash drive with 10 images on it.
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ARTS 5190 70089 4/11/2019-4/18/20196:00 PM-9:00 PMTHUEducation Center 212-West PointErin Beutler$60.00 Take This Class

CDL Training - West Point/Norfolk

Instruction will include everything you will need to know to pass the license exam, pre-trip inspection, and practical driving test. You will spend 16 hours in the classroom that will prepare you for the written test needed to obtain a learner's permit. You will then complete the 40-hour driving portion of the course in Norfolk, which will culminate with a driving test. The testing fee is included in the course cost. The classroom portion will be completed June 13-14 at the West Point Extended Campus. The driving/testing portion will take place at Norfolk Campus July 8-12.

Registration for this course is not available until April 15, 2019. Financial Assistance is available through the Community College Gap Assistance Program for students meeting income guidelines. For more information, contact Amy Kaiser at (402) 844-7245.
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TRAN 5125 70138/60002 6/13/2019-7/12/20198:00 AM-5:00 PMMON TUE WED THU FRITechnical Center 104-West PointLewis/Cook$730.00 Take This Class

Digital Photography II

In part II of the digital photography journey, you will build on what we learned in week 1 by becoming familiar with other photography gear like memory cards and batteries. Furthermore, you will learn about additional items such as umbrellas, flashes, soft boxes, and other photo gear. Again, join our instructor to learn all about your camera and the gear you can use to compose great shots!
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ARTS 5305 70082 3/28/2019-3/28/20196:00 PM-9:00 PMTHUEducation Center 212-West PointErin Beutler$30.00 Take This Class

Digital Photography III

Take what you learned and let’s go shoot! In the final part of the Digital Photography series, you will get to take what you’ve learned about ISO, aperture, and shutter speed to get yourself shooting in full manual mode. Practice everything you learned during a real maternity shoot! The instructor will guide you as you learn to compose a good shot, work with lighting, and capture some great shots with your camera, all in full manual mode!
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ARTS 5500 70087 4/4/2019-4/4/20196:00 PM-9:00 PMTHUEducation Center 212-West PointErin Beutler$30.00 Take This Class

Driver's Education

This is a Provisional Operators Permit Driver Training course for individuals 14-17 years old. You will acquire the basic skills to operate a vehicle. Bring Learner's or School permit to the first class. 20 hours of classroom and at least 6 hours of driving are required. The book is provided for the class. Parents/Guardians are asked to attend the first part of the first class along with the student. The driving experience will be arranged with the student.
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TRAN 5110 70039/70040 4/6/2019-4/14/20198:00 AM-1:00 PMSAT SUNEducation Center 206-West PointDan Loofe$295.00 Take This Class

Drone Operations

With the explosion of unmanned aircraft, particularly multi-rotor UAS (drones), there is a growing need for operators to have a better understanding of applicable regulations, flight maneuvers, mission planning and safe operations in controlled airspace. The two-day Drone Operations course will accomplish these goals and help the attendee to understand the rules of flying a UAS, as established by the FAA. It will also help them to understand the proper protocol and procedures for flying various drone missions through hands-on flight training. Ultimately, this course will help to prepare the student for the successful completion of the FAA Part 107 UAS Remote Pilot certification process. This course is designed for those who want to fly drones for commercial purposes, but also includes useful rules and information for the drone hobbyist. Hands-on flight training using the DJI fleet of drones owned and insured by Northeast Community College is included. Test Prep textbook is included in the course cost.
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BRDC 5100 70147 6/6/2019-6/7/20198:00 AM-6:00 PMTHU FRIWPTC 102-West PointBrian Anderson, Tim Miller$245.00 Take This Class

Furniture Rehab

Learn the basics of furniture painting, staining, and/or distressing with instructor Shelly Stark in this 3-session class. Paint can help you to transform a solid well-constructed piece of furniture into something beautiful, trendy/classic, and unique for very little money. No experience needed, just come and join the fun, while making a gorgeous piece to take home! (Note: Students will choose a furniture item to bring to class for painting. If you need information on where to find a quality, low cost piece to work with the instructor can help. Students will need to call or text the instructor at 402-987-4203 for a list of supplies to bring to class.)
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HOEC 5135 70086 4/10/2019-4/24/20197:00 PM-9:00 PMWEDTechnical Center 115-West PointShelly Stark$65.00 Take This Class

Gas Metal (Mig) and Flux Cored Arc Welding

In this 90-hour course, you will gain a technical understanding of Gas Metal Arc Welding (Mig) and Flux-Cored Arc Welding. You will be instructed on welding safety, equipment adjustments, metal transfer, shielding gases and you will gain proficiency in gas-shielded and metal core procedures. Welding will be done in all positions on thin gauge to thick mild steel carbon material, single and multiple pass, fillet and groove welds. The course will also provide you an understanding of oxyacetylene cutting as well as safety practices in cutting. Dedicated time will be dedicated to Mig welding of aluminum in various positions. Upon completion of the course, you will be able to perform production and maintenance welding, structural welding, and other related medium to heavy-duty manufacturing welding. Qualification testing will be conducted and in accordance with the American Welding Society (AWS) D1.1 Structural Welding Code. If you are able to show proficiency in each of the welding processes, you may be qualified. The total tuition for the class and testing is $2750.00. Two books are required and can be purchased at the College Book Store or by calling 402-844-7140. A complete list of required tools and equipment can be purchased at Matheson Trigas (dba Linweld) in Norfolk. You can request a full list of tools and equipment by emailing amyk@northeast.edu. Financial assistance is available through the Community College GAP Assistance Program for students meeting income guidelines. For more information, call 402-844-7245.
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WELD5115/5500 70262/70263/70264 4/29/2019-5/21/20198:00 AM-3:00 PMMON TUE WED THU FRIWPTC 107-West PointTBD/Knapp$2750.00 Take This Class

Herbal Home Spa

Soothe and comfort your mind, body and soul with an herbal home spa by learning to make herbal beauty treatments used for relaxing baths, facials, hair conditioners, skin softening and aroma therapy. You'll also learn about herbs and essential oils used to relax and reduce stress. Recipes are included for sugar scrub, mineral salts and lavender/oatmeal/almond scrub.
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HOEC 5160 70090 4/25/2019-4/25/20197:00 PM-9:00 PMTHUTechnical Center 102-West PointRachel Liester$27.00 Take This Class

Insurance: The Changing Game of Claims (36584-NE; 100677-IA)

Let's discuss underwriting in the black box, optional auto product endorsements, driverless vehicles and how the all affect the management of claims in auto insurance.
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INSU 5210 70098 4/11/2019-4/11/20191:00 PM-4:00 PMTHUTechnical Center 102-West PointLaurie VanderWal$45.00 Take This Class

Insurance: The Dilemma Game (35749-NE; 86610-IA)

An ethics course designed to support good decision making. Four case studies discuss ethical decisions putting you in the driver’s seat for discussion on documentation and asks where do you draw the line? Nebraska Department of Insurance Course ID# 35749-NE; 86610-IA. 3 Hours of Continuing Education in Ethics.
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INSU 5195 70099 4/11/2019-4/11/20199:00 AM-12:00 PMTHUTechnical Center 102-West PointLaurie VanderWal$45.00 Take This Class

Intermediate Watercolor

Expand on the skills needed for fantastic watercolor works! In Intermediate Watercolor, we’ll focus on how you can compose beautiful illustrations. Best suited to those with basic experience in watercolor techniques, this class will cover brush stroke and color blending techniques and how to add the details that’ll take your work to the next level. The last half of class will be devoted to applying these techniques to create a finished illustration. The cost of the course covers paint and paper and other minor materials, brushes are provided for use by the College. When class is over you can take home your beautiful artwork!
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ARTS 5163 70088 4/11/2019-4/11/20196:00 PM-9:00 PMTHUTechnical Center 102-West PointJeanette Johnson$47.00 Take This Class

Microsoft Excel for Business

Discover the specialization of Excel skills for your business! Learn to navigate the Excel user interface, perform basic calculations with formulas and functions, professionally format spreadsheets, and create visualizations of data through charts and graphs. Spreadsheet software is one of the most widespread pieces of software used in workplaces across the world. Learning to confidently operate this software means organizing your business for better productivity.
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INFO 5800 70146 4/2/2019-4/2/20199:00 AM-4:00 PMTUE212-West PointDiann Ballard$60.00 Take This Class

QuickBooks for Agriculture

This course is an introduction to QuickBooks. Its main objectives are to introduce you to the basic features in QuickBooks and to give you an opportunity for hands-on practice. You'll learn about the types of information you need to track in your farm and ranch business, how to modify reports to fit your operation, build a cash flow and you'll see how to enter that information and track it in QuickBooks. By the time you complete this course, you'll be familiar with the most common tasks, and you'll know where to find information about more advanced features.
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ACCT 5800 70081 3/26/2019-3/26/20199:00 AM-4:00 PMTUEEducation Center 212-West PointDiann Ballard$60.00 Take This Class

Real Estate: Contract Language for the Real World

This course discusses 30 of the most "unclear, misrepresentative, and high risk" examples of poorly written terms and phrases in real estate contracts. Learn the correct way to create and author definitive contract language for better representation in real estate agreements. (Basic). Nebraska Real Estate Commission Course Number: 0697.
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REAL 5150 70135 5/30/2019-5/30/20191:00 PM-4:00 PMTHUEducation Center 222-West PointMark Wehner$45.00 Take This Class

Real Estate: Keep Your Advertising Legal (0653)

From print media to the web. From Fair Housing to Regulation Z. And from Nebraska Real Estate Commission required disclosures to general real estate advertising, this is an in depth look at advertising diction and a direction that will help you avoid fines, protect your real estate license, and keep you out of jail. (Basic). Nebraska Real Estate Commission Course Number: 0653.
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REAL 5255 70134 5/30/2019-5/30/20199:00 AM-12:00 PMTHUEducation Center 102-West PointMark Wehner$45.00 Take This Class

Real Estate: Fair Housing (0282R)

An in depth study of HUD's Fair Housing Policies designated to help agents comply wih the law and avoid legal pitfalls as it relates to advertising, representation, financing, and issues related to various segments of the population. (Intermediate)
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REAL 5315 70131 5/29/2019-5/29/20199:00 AM-12:00 PMWEDEducation Center 222-West PointMark Wehner$45.00 Take This Class

Real Estate: Risky Business Practices (0305R)

One of the best CE courses available. This class is a compilation of legal issues, disciplinary actions, and risk potential all packaged in an awareness format so brokers, managers, and agents can better identify and avoid business practices that could lead to license suspension, revocation, legal action, fines and jail time.
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REAL 5205 70133 5/29/2019-5/29/20196:00 PM-9:00 PMWEDEducation Center 222-West PointMark Wehner$45.00 Take This Class

Real Estate: Understanding Foreclosures and Short Sales

A perfect class to gain the basic knowledge and procedures to handle both the foreclosure and short sale transactions. You will learn terms and transactional differences so you can better represent both buyers and sellers involved in a foreclosure or
short sale. (Basic). Nebraska Real Estate Commission Course Number: 0622.
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REAL 5200 70132 5/29/2019-5/29/20191:00 PM-4:00 PMWEDEducation Center 222-West PointMark Wehner$45.00 Take This Class

Supervisory Success: Take Your Leadership Skills to the Next Level

This program is designed for those interested in developing the foundation necessary for leadership skills and presence. You will be given practical knowledge and insight on a number of different leadership skills and behaviors that will help you move from your current emerging leader or manager/supervisor position to one of a confident and capable leader. You will explore pathways to increase your effectiveness in areas of accountability, influence, empowerment, communication, team building, time management and conflict management. This training series is highly engaging and provide you with the skillsets necessary to excel.

Training will be held April 2, April 16, May 1, and May 14 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.
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LEAD5125 70157 4/2/2019-5/14/20199:00 AM-12:00 PMTUE WEDWPTC 102-West PointKuester, Miller, Johnson, Karr$440 Take This Class


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