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NCCP350M - Microsoft Word Level I

$145

with Kimberly Campion

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 5, 2020 at 1 pm
1 additional session on Dec 3, 2020

Fall Word classes will be conducted via Zoom online meetings.

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.

 

This course is WIOA Certified.

NCMI59M Audio Mixing Essentials

$190

with Bob Desmarais

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 14, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 4 weeks

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)

NCCP351M Microsoft Word Level II

$145

with Kimberly Campion

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 17, 2020 at 1 pm

Fall Excel classes will be conducted via Zoom online meetings.

This course expects a base knowledge from participants in using Microsoft Word.  Advanced topics will be covered such as formatting a document, using templates, marking a document, inserting objects, mail merge, and other special features.  This class will take your basic knowledge of Word to a new level.

This course is WIOA Certified.

 

2020 National Electrical Code 15 Hr. Update

$200

with Charles Kennedy

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 9, 2021 at 8 am, runs for 2 weeks

It’s time once again to update your NEC knowledge for the 2020 edition of the National Electrical Code. All electrical professional are invited to attend.

This course will satisfy the fifteen hour education requirements for electricians in New Hampshire and Maine for the 2020 NEC update. It will also satisfy fifteen of the twenty-one continuing education hours required for licensed electricians in Massachusetts for the 2020 MEC.

Licensed electricians in NH are required to obtain their fifteen hour, 2020 NEC update during the calendar year 2020. The courses scheduled below represent dates scheduled through October of 2020 with Charles J. Kennedy.

NOTE:

Students need to bring their electrician license, a form of ID, and a copy of the 2020 edition of the NEC code book.

 

*Additional dates for the remainder of the year will be scheduled and published.  

NCTD159M Veterinary Assistant

$1,070

with Jamie DeKraai, CVT

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 11, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will offer this course via virtual learning with the instructor using Zoom meeting. 

A Veterinary Assistant helps the Veterinarian or the Veterinarian Technician in their daily tasks. They may feed, water, and examine pets for signs of illness, disease, or injury; clean and disinfect cages and work areas, as well as sterilize laboratory and surgical equipment in laboratories, animal hospitals and clinics. This course combines 42 hours of classroom instruction with a 24-hour volunteer experience to provide a complete learning experience. Students must be at least 18 years of age and have completed high school or equivalent. Students must be proficient in keyboarding, have a basic understanding of a word processing program (Microsoft Word recommended) and have a command of English grammar and punctuation. The volunteer experience component requires students to volunteer their time (24 hours). Students will be responsible for coordinating their own volunteer experience.

Veterinary Assistant training can help you make a difference in the lives of animals and the people who love them, Our course will prepare you for a rewarding career working as a veterinary assistant in a veterinary hospital, animal shelter, or other environment that requires a background in animal sciences.

This course is WIOA Certified.

Required Text: Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant, Third Edition by Paula Pattengale (ISBN-10: 1118440781 / ISBN-13: 978-1118440780)

NCMI57M Audio Engineering

$190

with Bob Desmarais

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 16, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 4 weeks

Recording, Mixing, and Mastering Using Modern Digital Technology! Designed for digital audio beginners & intermediates who want to improve their home recording skills or even open their own project studio someday, this 4-week course focuses on using modern technology to make great-sounding recordings. Taught at the NHTunes recording studio in Manchester’s Millyard, students will study audio engineering fundamentals, as well as technology-specific audio applications. To gain 'real-world' experience in audio engineering, students will participate in actual mixing and mastering sessions.

What You'll Learn

  • The basic concepts of digital audio recording.
  • How to use digital audio software sequencers and plug-ins.
  • The principals of, and gain proficiency in mixing and mastering audio.
  • How to facilitate productive recording sessions.
  • To identify & understand the key areas of the audio signal chain: room, sound source, microphone, preamp, converter, monitors.

Bob Desmarais owns and runs NHTunes, a 1,800+ sq ft studio 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)

NCCP353M Microsoft Excel Level I

$162

with Del Record

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 2, 2021 at 9:30 am
1 additional session on May 4, 2021

Excel classes will be conducted via Zoom online meetings.

What you'll need:

  • Computer with webcam capabilities and a microphone
  • Additional Monitor (optional, but recommended)

 

This class covers the following excel topics:

Getting Started with Excel: Performing Calculations in an Excel Worksheet, Modifying an Excel Worksheet, Modifying the Appearance of a Worksheet, Printing Excel Workbooks, Introduction to Charts & Graphs, Managing an Excel Workbook

Performing Calculations in an Excel Worksheet: Learn How to use Basic Math in Excel, Create Formulas with Sum/Max/Min/Average, Use Formula View, Understand Relative and Absolute References

Modifying an Excel Worksheet: Edit Worksheet Data, Find and Replace Data, Manipulate Worksheet Elements

Modifying the Appearance of a Worksheet: Apply Font Properties, Add Borders and Colors to Cells, Align Content in a Cell, Apply Number Formatting, Apply Cell Styles, Insert Comments

Printing Excel Workbooks: Define the Page Layout, Learn to use Header/Footer, Add File Pathway Documentation, Print 

Introduction to Charts & Graphs: Create and Modify Charts, Use Chart Layout Tools

Managing an Excel Workbook: Manage Worksheets with Data Filters, Apply Multi-Level Sort, Use the Sub-Totals View, Discover Pivot Tables

This course is WIOA Certified.

NCCP354M Microsoft Excel Level II

$162

with Del Record

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 16, 2021 at 9:30 am
1 additional session on May 18, 2021

Excel classes will be conducted via Zoom online meetings.

What you'll need:

  • Computer with webcam capabilities and a microphone
  • Additional Monitor (optional, but recommended)

This class covers the following excel topics:

Working with Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks Simultaneously:  Use 3-D References, Use Links and External References, Consolidate Data

Using Advanced Worksheet Functions: Conditional & Logical Functions with If / Nested If / And/OR, VLookup, Apply Cell and Range Names

Goal Seek

Conditional Formatting: Creating Rules to Highlight Cells, Using Icon Sets with Inequalities

Presenting Data with Charts:  Using Sparklines, Review Chart Basics, Evaluate Formatting Options, Combine Charts, Add Graphical Elements (Trend line) 

Analyzing Data Using PivotTables, Slicers, and PivotCharts: Create a PivotTable Report, Filter Data Using Slicers, Analyze Data Using PivotCharts

Customizing and Enhancing the Excel Environment: Customize the Excel Environment, Manage Themes, Create and Use Templates, Apply Spreadsheet Security

And More: Controlling Page Breaks, Use Page Setup to Repeat Headings (Rows/Columns), Automate Tasks with a Simple Macro

This course is WIOA Certified.





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