Western Nevada College 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 http://www.wnc.edu/fallonce.
Meets Tuesday, Oct. 11, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. At the conclusion of this workshop, you will understand the basic skills necessary for getting, keeping, and doing well on a job. Fee: $120.
Meets Wednesday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., beginning October 12. This class is about overcoming one of our greatest fears: public speaking. Cost $60
Introduction to Microsoft Excel
Meets Friday, Oct. 14, 5:30-7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 15, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. This class will go over the basics of Microsoft Excel with students learning how to create a professional and useful spreadsheet. Cost: $85
Metal Yard Art
Meets Saturdays, 9 a.m.–noon, beginning Oct. 15. Come design and take home a great piece of welded yard art. Cost: $65, plus $20 supply fee payable to instructor first day of class
Meets Saturday, Oct. 15, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Learn about contract basics so that you feel a little more confident next time you’re about to sign on the dotted line. Cost: $80
Meets Tuesday, Oct. 18, 6-8 p.m. This class will help you strengthen and deepen your meditation practices through more advanced breathing techniques, opening and accessing the heart and creating your meditation space. Cost$ 46
Therapeutic Massage Techniques
Meets Thursday, Oct. 20, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Attend this workshop on therapeutic massage to learn how to reduce stress in the neck and shoulders, relieve tension headaches, relax tired feet, and other techniques so you can best care for yourself and loved ones. Must be 18 or older to attend class. Cost: $45
Meets Friday, Oct. 21, 5:15-6:45 p.m. This class is taught in partnership with The Arts Center. In this class you will create unique designs on glass objects. Cost: $50, plus $25 supply fee payable to the instructor day of class
Learn to Knit II (Mittens)
Meets Fridays, 9-11 a.m., beginning Oct. 21. This workshop will build on basic knitting skills to create an adorable and cozy pair of mittens. Cost: $55
Building a Business from Scratch
Meets Friday, Oct. 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. This class will go over the legal framework for different business entities (sole proprietorships, corporations, non-profits), filing requirements, employee contracts, advertising, insurance, terminating a business, social media, and reviews. Cost: $200
Meets Saturday, Oct. 22, 9:30-11:30 a.m. In partnership with The Arts Center, this will be a one time workshop that will focus on script-writing for a Winter Tale. Cost: $125