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Become a Certified Personal Trainer - ACE— 2021-06-06 through  2021-06-27$399— Face to FaceView Details

4 Sun., June 6-27, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 147. Gain practical knowledge and skills to become an entry-level fitness trainer. Learn guidelines for instructing safe and purposeful exercise, essentials of the client-trainer relationship, conducting fitness assessments, and designing exercise programming. Upon successful completion, you will receive an NMC Certificate of Completion and CPR certification (if available), and be prepared to take the ACE national exam. Price does not include text, 'ACE Personal Trainer Manual'. This set combines the new comprehensive, personal training resource with the Essentials of Exercise Science for Fitness Professionals -- order your own set, available online and from the American Council on Exercise (ACE) acefitness.org. Price does not include the certification exam (details at www.nmc.edu/ees). Older editions of the text are acceptable, please purchase your own. For more info contact Zack Light at jlight@nmc.edu or (231) 946-4957.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 412126195
Eldercare: Entering the Eldercare Workforce (Livestream)— 2021-04-28 through  2021-04-28$0— LivestreamView Details

Wed., April 28, 6-8 p.m. Dust off your resume and attend this workshop designed for those looking to enter the Eldercare workforce. Local employers will give you resume tips, conduct mock interviews, and explain the hiring process. Free to students who have completed the Eldercare certificate and NMC students looking for employment in healthcare while attending college. View Eldercare Certificate details at nmc.edu/eldercare.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838426
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerIntroduction to Voiceovers (Online - Start Anytime)— 2021-01-11 through  2021-05-06$49— OnlineView Details

Class is scheduled at a time of your preference. After enrolling please email info@voicesforall.com with your name, phone, email, and availability. Explore the fun, rewarding possibilities of the voiceover industry! Discover current trends and how they make it easy and affordable for just about anyone to get involved. You will learn about different types of voiceovers and tools you will need to find success. Your instructor, a professional voice actor from Voices For All, takes notes as you read a real script in this one-on-one video chat setting, and offers some coaching to improve your delivery. You will receive a professional voiceover evaluation later. One-time, 90-minute, introductory class. Learn more at http://www.voicesforall.com/ooo. Actual class dates will be arranged with your instructor. For ages 18 and over.

  • Seats available: Approximately 22. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402721301
Successful Community Association Operation (Livestream)— 2021-05-22 through  2021-05-22$59— LivestreamView Details

Sat., May 22, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. If you are a board member, officer, manager, developer and/or member of a condominium association, cooperative association, or community and/or homeowner association, this seminar is designed especially for you. This course addresses obtaining control of the association from the developer at turnover, the four essential audits and legal "check-up" both at the time of turnover and for established communities, the legal and fiduciary responsibilities of directors and officers, preventive measures for directors and officers in the face of potential liability, how to obtain the best managerial and legal assistance necessary to maximize the assistance for your community, and security and safety within the Association. There will also be time for general questions and answers. Participants will be emailed a link to the webinar the day before the class starts.

  • Seats available: Approximately 32. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838276
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerVirtual Assistant 101 (Online - Start Anytime)— 2021-01-14 through  2021-05-06$2499— OnlineView Details

Start this online course anytime; days and times arranged. Work from home in a growing field. Industry-qualified virtual assistants earn on average $5,000 a month! Virtual Assisting 101 will walk you through becoming a virtual assistant, guided by local business owner Holly McPherson of Virtual Office Assistant. This entry level course takes you through understanding your target market, building your business, and marketing yourself. Learn what to charge, how to write agreements and proposals, and more. Start anytime with 14 training modules you can access online anytime, weekly live Q and A sessions, and one-on-one coaching sessions. This training is normally priced at $4000, but is available to NMC participants at the discounted price of $2,499 at this time.

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 406048972
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerIntroduction to Voiceovers (Online - Start Anytime)— 2021-01-11 through  2021-05-06$49— OnlineView Details

Class is scheduled at a time of your preference. After enrolling please email info@voicesforall.com with your name, phone, email, and availability. Explore the fun, rewarding possibilities of the voiceover industry! Discover current trends and how they make it easy and affordable for just about anyone to get involved. You will learn about different types of voiceovers and tools you will need to find success. Your instructor, a professional voice actor from Voices For All, takes notes as you read a real script in this one-on-one video chat setting, and offers some coaching to improve your delivery. You will receive a professional voiceover evaluation later. One-time, 90-minute, introductory class. Learn more at http://www.voicesforall.com/ooo. Actual class dates will be arranged with your instructor. For ages 18 and over.

  • Seats available: Approximately 22. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402721301
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerVirtual Assistant 101 (Online - Start Anytime)— 2021-01-14 through  2021-05-06$2499— OnlineView Details

Start this online course anytime; days and times arranged. Work from home in a growing field. Industry-qualified virtual assistants earn on average $5,000 a month! Virtual Assisting 101 will walk you through becoming a virtual assistant, guided by local business owner Holly McPherson of Virtual Office Assistant. This entry level course takes you through understanding your target market, building your business, and marketing yourself. Learn what to charge, how to write agreements and proposals, and more. Start anytime with 14 training modules you can access online anytime, weekly live Q and A sessions, and one-on-one coaching sessions. This training is normally priced at $4000, but is available to NMC participants at the discounted price of $2,499 at this time.

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 406048972
Eldercare: Entering the Eldercare Workforce (Livestream)— 2021-04-28 through  2021-04-28$0— LivestreamView Details

Wed., April 28, 6-8 p.m. Dust off your resume and attend this workshop designed for those looking to enter the Eldercare workforce. Local employers will give you resume tips, conduct mock interviews, and explain the hiring process. Free to students who have completed the Eldercare certificate and NMC students looking for employment in healthcare while attending college. View Eldercare Certificate details at nmc.edu/eldercare.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838426
Successful Community Association Operation (Livestream)— 2021-05-22 through  2021-05-22$59— LivestreamView Details

Sat., May 22, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. If you are a board member, officer, manager, developer and/or member of a condominium association, cooperative association, or community and/or homeowner association, this seminar is designed especially for you. This course addresses obtaining control of the association from the developer at turnover, the four essential audits and legal "check-up" both at the time of turnover and for established communities, the legal and fiduciary responsibilities of directors and officers, preventive measures for directors and officers in the face of potential liability, how to obtain the best managerial and legal assistance necessary to maximize the assistance for your community, and security and safety within the Association. There will also be time for general questions and answers. Participants will be emailed a link to the webinar the day before the class starts.

  • Seats available: Approximately 32. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 402838276
Become a Certified Personal Trainer - ACE— 2021-06-06 through  2021-06-27$399— Face to FaceView Details

4 Sun., June 6-27, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 147. Gain practical knowledge and skills to become an entry-level fitness trainer. Learn guidelines for instructing safe and purposeful exercise, essentials of the client-trainer relationship, conducting fitness assessments, and designing exercise programming. Upon successful completion, you will receive an NMC Certificate of Completion and CPR certification (if available), and be prepared to take the ACE national exam. Price does not include text, 'ACE Personal Trainer Manual'. This set combines the new comprehensive, personal training resource with the Essentials of Exercise Science for Fitness Professionals -- order your own set, available online and from the American Council on Exercise (ACE) acefitness.org. Price does not include the certification exam (details at www.nmc.edu/ees). Older editions of the text are acceptable, please purchase your own. For more info contact Zack Light at jlight@nmc.edu or (231) 946-4957.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 412126195