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NCTD19M Home Inspection

$1,025

with Robert Bowden

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 21, 2020 , runs for 7 weeks

Class Schedule: Tues. & Thurs. 5:00pm - 8:00pm Sat. 8am - 2pm

This is a State of New Hampshire and American Society of Home Inspection (ASHI) certified course that provides a comprehensive training program on how to inspect a home in accordance to the Standards of Practice of recognized professional organizations (ASHI, NAHI and NACHI0). Home inspectors provide an important role in the real estate transaction of buying a home. Our 80 hour training program provides you the knowledge to do an intensive home inspection for your client.

This course includes classroom participation, guest speakers, and hands-on learning with a certified home inspector. Participants shadow with a home inspector while they perform 3 home inspections on different houses during our course.

This course prepares students to take the national test, which is required for certification.

Required Book Information:

Principles of Home Inspection: Systems and Standards, 3rd Edition. Author Carson Dunlop (ISBN: 978-1-4754-2906-0)

This course is WIOA Certified.

NCAT127M NH State Inspection Test Preparation Course

$105

with Todd Mikonis / Mat Paras

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 21, 2020 at 6 pm
7 additional sessions through Aug 25, 2020

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.

NCPD113M - Introduction to Project Management

$145

with Carol Rodrigues

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 12, 2020 at 9 am
2 additional sessions through Apr 8, 2020

Project management is the skill of moving from ideas to results. It outlines a range of practical understandings and skills that will make your projects both successful and satisfying.  Includes project management terminology.

 

Text used can be found on the following sites:

Books a Million (BAM), Barnes and Noble and Amazon

DK Essential Managers : Project Management (Paperback) by DK ISBN 9781465435446 / May 2015

 

2020 National Electrical Code 15 Hr. Update

$200

with Charles Kennedy

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 19, 2020 at 8 am
2 additional sessions through May 2, 2020

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 May 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.  

NCMI57M Audio Engineering

$190

with Bob Desmarais

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 7, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 4 weeks
2 additional sessions through Oct 17, 2020

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)

NCPD12M Starting a Business in NH

$50

with Multiple Instructors

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 7, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 4 weeks

Would you like to be your own boss? Do you have an idea for a business or have a hobby that you want to take to the next level? In this set of workshops, you will learn the fundamentals of starting a business. Learn the value and elements of a business plan. The workshops will be taught by subject matter experts from the community. You will learn about legal aspects of starting a business, insurance options that should be considered, business loans and record keeping.

This program is a partnership between the Small Business Development Center and Manchester Community College.

 

 

NCMI59M Audio Mixing Essentials

$190

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)





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