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NCCP363M Microsoft PowerPoint


with Woody Pringle

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 17, 2020 at 8:30 am

PowerPoint is a digital presentation program.  This course will cover creating a presentation, designing a presentation, using animation, charting, using SmartArt, and running a presentation.  This course will give you the tools to create professional presentations.

This course is WIOA Certified.

NCCP55M Outlook 2016 Fundamentals


with CTBD Instructor

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Outlook is an easy to use mail and calendar program.  This 1-day class will cover 4 main topics; Outlook terminology/setup, working with mail, using the calendar and maintaining contacts.  In the mail section, you will learn how to create and send emails, reply/forward messages, create a signature and organize messages in folders.  Using the calendar, you will create appointments, meetings, events, and learn how to manage your calendar.  Contacts are where you store contact information for people who don’t work at your company such as vendors or clients.  In the contacts section, we will create individual contacts and contact groups.

This course is WIOA Certified.

Full Course

NCCP11M A to Z Keyboarding


with Carol Rodrigues

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 4, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 3 weeks

This course is designed for students who want to learn how to use touch-type to increase their speed and efficiency on the keyboard. The open, modular-style manual is designed for quick scanning in the classroom, and is filled with interactive exercises that allows students to explore the intricacies of KAZ (Keyboarding A to Z). Students need to have access to a computer at home to practice.

NCCP370M Microsoft OneNote


with CTBD Instructor

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Microsoft OneNote is a digital notebook that enables you to enter and organize text, files, videos, audio files, perform simple calculations, add links and insert drawings in structured way. Notebooks can be shared with multiple users so you can work more efficiently. OneNote contains an easy to use search feature to find data in a notebook. This workshop will show you how to create, manage and navigate a OneNote notebook.

This workshop will cover the following topics: 

  • Navigating OneNote
  • Creating a notebook
  • Organizing a notebook by creating sections and pages
  • Adding text and inserting images
  • Inserting video/audio files
  • Attaching files such as Excel or Word into a notebook
  • Adding a tag to a note
  • Using drawing tools
  • Password protecting a section
  • Sharing notebooks



Full Course

NCCP350M - Microsoft Word Level I


with Kimberly Campion

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 6, 2019 at 8:30 am

Microsoft Word is a word processing program that allows for the creation of simple and more advanced documents.  This course focuses on the basics of Microsoft Word including opening documents, the toolbar and saving files.  Further, participants will learn about creating documents, formatting, page layout options, how to proof a document and creating tables.


NCMI59M Audio Mixing Essentials


with Bob Desmarais

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 25, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on Nov 14, 2020

Designed for those who have completed the Audio Engineering course (NCMI57) or for experienced home studio owners, this 4-week course focuses on essential mixing concepts using real world examples. Taught at the NHTunes recording studio in Manchester's Millyard, students will participate in actual mixing sessions to gain experience and knowledge in a variety musical genres, from voice to full band recordings.

Note: Prospective students that have not completed the Audio Engineering course (NCMI57) are expected to understand the concepts and application of compression, EQ, gating, time-based and modulation effects, and the entire signal path including the use of insert vs. send routing.

What You'll Learn

  • Learn how to create release-quality mixes from your home studio.
  • Study gating, compression, EQ, and their usefulness within the mix.
  • Learn how to apply effects that enhance the mix.
  • Attain a wide range of mixing of experience by participating in mixing sessions that span multiple musical genres.

Bob Desmarais owns and runs NHTunes, A 1,800+ sq ft studio located in the Waumbec Mill which specializes in audio recording and piano, voice, and guitar lessons. A member of the Audio Engineering Society, Bob has been playing guitar professionally for nearly thirty years, and has been recording bands and soloists for nearly a decade. He currently performs in the acoustic duo Sonic Boomers. He has an MBA from SNHU, and a Guitar Certificate from Berklee College of Music.

Required Text: Home Recording: Need-To-Know Essentials To Improve Your Mixes by Robert A Desmarais (ISBN-10: 1516864476 | ISBN-13: 978-1516864478)

NCCP84M QuickBooks II 2018


with Carol Rodrigues

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 22, 2019 at 8:30 am

This course is in more detail than QuickBooks Level I. This course will teach advance steps in QuickBooks, customizing forms, using other QuickBooks accounts, creating reports, creating graphs, doing payroll with QuickBooks and estimating time tracking and job costing.

Prerequisites: You can successfully complete this training without any prior software knowledge or computer experience. A basic understanding of the computer operating system is recommended.

Required Book Information: “Keep Going With QuickBooks® 2018 for Windows" purchase at Logical Operations.

OR both books can be seen here:

Each book is written to assume the user has no prior computer skills. If you are using the software for the first time, you will be introduced to its primary features. If you are familiar with the software, you will quickly learn the new features and functionality of this version. Regardless of your skill level, you will learn with the greatest of ease.

This course is WIOA Certified.

NCCP364M ABCs of PC Technology, Google, MS Office, and Windows


with Woody Pringle

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 20, 2019 at 8:30 am
2 additional sessions through Apr 7, 2020

This course is designed to bring the novice up-to-speed with the now. Reviewing the what you think “kids” know about computers - the class explores the skills needed for today’s workplace.

Computer Technology

  • A quick big-picture overview of everything
  • Terms & concepts translated for humans

Folder Management

  • Create File Folders, Subfolders, Desktop Shortcuts
  • Save files to folders
  • Copy and paste files 

Google and YouTube

  • Learn to lookup information and find solutions to problems by using Google and YouTube
  • Identify the Components of the Outlook

Explore MS Office - Specific skill sets include creating simple Word and Spreadsheet files and saving to folders.

  • Identify the Structure if MS Word
  • Create and Save a Document
  • Learn to Copy, Cut, and Paste
  • Use more Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Identify the Elements of the Excel Screen
  • Navigate and Select Cells in Worksheets
  • Create a Basic Worksheet
  • Add, Rename, Move, and Delete Worksheets
  • Learn How to use Basic Math in Excel


Review Email Basics as needed

Other Technology and PC Skills provided as needed or by request.

WIOA Approved 

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