Western Nevada College Fallon is offering several interesting non-credit courses this fall through its Community Education Division. The courses are designed to enrich the cultural, social and recreational life of our community. Course details, fees and registration information are available at www.wnc.edu/ce. — click on Non-Credit Class Schedule.
Employability Skills Training
Each session meets Friday 4 p.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.-noon. There are two sessions from which to choose: Sept. 18-19 or Dec. 11-12. At the conclusion of the workshop, students will understand the basic skills necessary for getting, keeping and doing well on a job. Fee: $120.
MSHA certification class meets Friday 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m.–5 p.m., starting on Sept. 18.
MSHA approved Part 48 training plan is taught by an MSHA authorized instructor. Fee: $181. The MSHA refresher course will be taught on Saturday. Sept. 19. Fee: $81
Basic Computer, Word 2013, Excel 2013, and Access 2013 offered throughout the fall on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings; check the website for more information. Fee: $130.
Bob Ross Method of Oil Painting
Seascape class on Sept. 26, Saturday, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., fee $45
Haunted House class on Oct. 24, Saturday 11 a.m.-6 p.m., fee $45
Create and complete an oil painting in one class. $40 supply fee paid to the instructor on the day of class for supplies.
Getting to Know Your iPad and iPhone
Part I class for beginners on Oct. 3, Saturday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Part II class for intermediates on Oct. 17, Saturday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
College for Kids Arts & Crafts
Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 6-Nov. 12, 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m. All of our activities are hands on, educational and above all, FUN! Create projects using different media and surfaces. For ages 7-17. Fee: $40.
In the near future Western Nevada College will offer an Essential Oils class, an Eating Healthy class, Parent and Me Art Class, Babysitting, CPR and Wilderness First Aid.
The babysitting certification class meets Saturday, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Sept. 26. Learn how to be a professional and responsible babysitter using the American Red Cross curriculum. For ages 11 and up. Fee: $72.
Wilderness First Aid
The wilderness first aid class meets Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Oct. 2 & 3. This course meets the requirements many search and rescue organizations for adults and youth ages 14-17. Fee: $101.
The goal of the Community Education Division is to respond to community needs for lifelong learning opportunities. Local residents are encouraged to suggest classes and workshops they would like to have made available. Moreover, residents who have an expertise to share with the community are invited to contact the department. The Community Education program is self-supporting and does not receive state funds to sponsor its classes and workshops. These activities are funded entirely by student fees. Classes are offered for no credit and with no final grade assigned.
For information call Susan Emmons at 775-423-7565, ext. 2240, or emai Susan.Emmons@wnc.edu.