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ESOL033M Intermediate I: Academic Paragraph Writing & Vocabulary

$275

with Nelli Dumanskaya

Calendar Current session started Sep 13, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 10 weeks
1 additional session on Oct 5, 2021

Classes will be held on campus this fall!

This first intermediate course is focused on the introduction to the process approach to writing and development of reading fluency and vocabulary. Writing and grammar activities will be integrated through basic sentence structure and paragraph organization. Emphasis will be put on gaining skills to produce a clear and well-planned paragraph through learning capitalization rules, sentence and paragraph structure, and increasing vocabulary.

Required Textbooks:

Longman Academic Writing Series, Paragraphs to Esssays ISBN: 978-0-13-466332-6

Focus on Vocabulary 1: Bridging Vocabulary ISBN: 978-0-13-137619-9

Prerequisite: Students are required to take a reading and writing placement assessment to participate in this non-credit ESOL class. Also, Workforce Development and Academic Success Center staff discretion is taken under advisement.

WDC ESOL Writing & Reading Placement Assessment includes:

  • Part 1: Three reading prompts, completing the multiple choice or true/false questions for each.
  • Part 2: Choose one of the writing prompts and write a minimum of a 300 word essay.

For more information contact: ManchesterWDC@ccsnh.edu

This course is WIOA Certified

NCAT127M NH State Inspection Test Preparation Course
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NCAT127M NH State Inspection Test Preparation Course

$105

with Mat Paras

Calendar Next session starts Sep 28, 2021 at 6 pm

This course is designed to prepare technicians for the New Hampshire Motor Vehicle State Inspection Test. An In depth analysis of the state laws will be thoroughly discussed and reviewed. Technicians will be taught how to properly perform safety inspections as outlined in the Saf-C 3200 Official Inspection Station Rules. Technicians will perform multiple sample hands on Inspections during this course. This course does not replace the mandatory Inspection Overview Course as cited in Saf-C 3205.03 but is designed to be used in addition to increase your knowledge and understanding during testing. Completing this course does not guarantee that you will pass the New Hampshire Motor Vehicle State Inspection Test.

ESOL050M Listening, Speaking & Pronunciation

$150

with CTBD Instructor

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 30, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 10 weeks
1 additional session on Oct 19, 2021

Fall classes will be conducted on campus!

Receive instruction and extensive practice in speaking, listening and pronunciation.  Learn grammar in the context of speaking and reading.
The overall objective is for students to improve communication for work, school, and daily situations.

An assessment is not required, all levels are welcome!

This is a web-based course with instructor-selected materials and sources. 

This course is WIOA Certified

NCTD159M Veterinary Assistant

$1,070

with Jamie DeKraai, CVT

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 4, 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. 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)

NCCP 095M Intro. to Excel

$219

with Del Record

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 5, 2021 at 9:30 am

For the new spreadsheet user. Learn statistical analysis skills and create formulas and functions. Explore spreadsheet formatting, printing and charting.

What you'll need:

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

For more details: Click here

NCTD19M Home Inspection

$1,025

with Nicholas Jette

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 5, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Class Schedule:

Tues. & Thurs. 5:30 - 8:30pm
Two scheduled home inspections Saturdays 8am - 2pm - TBA

This course will help prepare students to take the National Home Inspection Examination (NHIE) that is required for Home Inspector Licensing in New Hampshire.

Our 80 hour training program must be successfully completed in order to earn the Certificate of Completion that is required prior to taking the NHIE.

This program complies with the State of New Hampshire Home Inspection Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics and is based on a combination of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI) and the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.

This comprehensive program is taught in-person or live/remote (depending on current State and CDC guidelines) by an experienced home inspector.

Students will be assessed based upon course attendance, quizzes, exams and participation in field exercises. Participants from other trades are invited and encouraged to participate in this course to better enhance their relationships with inspectors.

The course will focus on:

  • Structural Systems
  • Exteriors
  • Roofing Systems
  • Plumbing Systems
  • Electrical SystemsHeating & Air Conditioning Systems
  • Fireplaces & Solid-Fuel Burning Systems
  • Interiors
  • Insulation & Ventilation Systems
  • Inspection and Report Writing Methods

Required Book:

Principles of Home Inspection: Systems & Standards Third Edition

ISBN: 978-1-07-880138-6 

Principles of Home Inspection: Systems & Standards Third Edition Update eBook

ISBN: 978-1-07-880137-9

 

About the instructor:

A previous graduate of this course, Nicholas (Nick) Jette is a Certified Master Inspector (CMI) and is Board-Certified by the Master Inspector Certification Board.  He is also an InterNACHI Certified Professional Inspector, an ASHI Certified Inspector, and is an approved instructor to provide continuing education courses to real estate professionals.

Nick is dedicated to education and shares his experiences in an ongoing effort to help the home inspection industry continue to grow, evolve and improve.

This course is WIOA Certified.

ESOL055M Advanced Academic Essay Writing and Vocabulary

$275

with CTBD Instructor

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 12, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 10 weeks

ESOL classes will be conducted on campus this fall!

This advanced course is designed to facilitate the transition to college level reading and evidence-based writing. Students will use the process approach for writing a five-paragraph essay from primarily non-fiction texts, using the basic academic format (effective introduction with thesis, coherent body paragraphs supported by evidence, and conclusion.) Students will also improve their skills in reading and comprehension, grammar and mechanics, practicing a variety of verb and sentence structures necessary for college writing. This integrated reading and writing course will focus on annotation, summary, and critical response essay writing of at least 5 paragraphs.

Required Textbook:  

Practice Makes Perfect Advanced ESL Reading and Comprehension (EBOOK) 1st Edition, KindleEdition by Diane Engelhardt

ISBN-13: 978-0071798860

ISBN-10: 0071798862

Prerequisite: Students are required to take a reading and writing placement assessment to participate in this non-credit ESOL class. Also, Workforce Development and Academic Success Center staff discretion is taken under advisement.

WDC ESOL Writing & Reading Placement Assessment includes:

  • Part 1: Three reading prompts, completing the multiple choice or true/false questions for each.
  • Part 2: Choose one of the writing prompts and write a minimum of a 300 word essay.

For more information contact: ManchesterWDC@ccsnh.edu

This course is WIOA Certified

Intermediate Excel

$219

with Del Record

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 12, 2021 at 9:30 am

For the casual spreadsheet user. Create charts and graphical representation of numeric data for visual communication. Use list-management skills to organize data including filters, sort and sub-totals.

What you’ll need:

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

For more details: Click here





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