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Call (231) 995-1700 to registerAn Introduction to Voiceovers (Online - Enroll Anytime)— 2020-02-03 through  2020-05-08$49— OnlineView Details

Date and time arranged. Begin this online course anytime. After enrolling, email info@voicesforall.com to begin the course. 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 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374193835
Become a Certified Personal Trainer - ACE— 2020-06-01 through  2020-06-08$399— Face to FaceView Details

Meets 8 consecutive days, Mon.-Mon., June 1-8, Weekday classes: 5-9 p.m. Weekend classes: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Beckett Bldg. Rm. 147. Gain practical knowledge and skills to become an entry-level fitness trainer. Through classroom and fitness center time, learn guidelines for instructing safe and purposeful exercise, essentials of the client-trainer relationship, conducting fitness assessments, and designing exercise programming. Course materials are from the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Upon successful completion, you will receive an NMC Certificate of Completion and CPR certification, and be prepared to take the ACE national exam. The 36-hour training meets evenings and weekends. Price does not include text, "ACE Personal Trainer Manual" (at NMC bookstore) or certification exam (exam details at www.nmc.edu/ees). For more info, email Zack Light (jlight@nmc.edu).

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374194155
Drone Flight Experience — 2020-06-06 through  2020-06-06$299— Face to FaceView Details

Sat., June 6, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Meets at the Yuba airport. (10800 Bates Rd., Williamsburg, MI 49690). Do you have a drone and could use some guided instruction and practice to use it effectively? Or maybe you would like to jump into the drone world and need to know where to start. Receive the hands-on flight training you need to get comfortable in the air as you work in small groups with an NMC Aviation/UAS instructor. Focused mainly on the DJI Phantom series of drones, you will get a highly personalized experience. It is not required to have your own drone; but you are welcome to bring one if you like. Class breaks 30 minutes for lunch on your own. Meets at the Yuba airport.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374192617
Employment Law Certificate Course (Online)— 2020-05-04 through  2020-06-19$995— OnlineView Details

7 weeks, May 4-June 19. Employment law is a branch of contract law that deals with relationships between employers and employees. This course covers statutes such as the National Labor Relations Act, the Railway Labor Act, and others dealing with public employees. Topics include master and servant, wages and hours, anti-discrimination in employment, minimum wages and maximum hours, and regulation of working conditions. Offered in partnership with the Center for Legal Studies. NMC awards the certificate upon successful completion. The required textbooks are available through CLS; book details at www.legalstudies.com. 63 hours online.

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 391183240
GRE Test Preparation (Online)— 2020-05-04 through  2020-06-19$300— OnlineView Details

7 weeks, May 4-June 19. Applying to Graduate school usually means taking the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test, which has three sections–analytical writing, verbal and quantitative. This online course, in partnership with the Center for Legal Studies, covers all sections: The Quantitative part of the course features a math review and techniques for tackling the discrete quantitative and data interpretation questions that make up the math section of the GRE. The Analytical Writing and Verbal part prepares you for the 3 types of questions in the verbal section--reading, text completion, and sentence equivalence--and the two essay tasks. Practice on actual GRE questions from previous years and learn specific time-saving techniques for the computer-based test. Required textbook, The Official Guide to the GRE General Test is available through local or online bookstores (purchase prior to the course). Internet and word processing are the only tech requirements. 28 hrs online.

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 391183252
Legal Investigation Certificate Course (Online)— 2020-05-04 through  2020-06-19$995— OnlineView Details

7 weeks, May 4-June 19. If you are interested in a new career or presently working in the legal field, this course qualifies you to assist attorneys, paralegals, insurance companies or private businesses, as well as state and federal government agencies, in the process of civil and criminal investigation. Areas covered include arson, products liability, forensics, employment accidents, professional malpractice and negligence, skip-tracing, and the role of a legal investigator. Offered in partnership with the Center for Legal Studies. NMC awards the certificate upon successful completion. The required textbooks are available through CLS, $20. Book details at www.legalstudies.com. Internet and word processing are the only tech requirements. 56 hours online.

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 391183264
Legal Secretary Certificate Course (Online)— 2020-05-04 through  2020-06-19$995— OnlineView Details

7 weeks, May 4-June 19. Whether you are preparing for work in a law office or have experience, you will gain essential skills to be efficient and effective. Topics include legal terminology, legal process, jurisdiction, ethics, filing procedures, billing, accounting, records management, legal research, written communication, and much more. Offered in partnership with the Center for Legal Studies. NMC awards the certificate upon successful completion. Required textbooks are listed and available through CLS, $89, (www.legalstudies.com). Internet and word processing are the only tech requirements. 56 hours online.

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 391183249
Paralegal Certificate Course (Online)— 2020-05-04 through  2020-08-14$1595— OnlineView Details

14 weeks, May 4-Aug. 14 (two 7-week sessions, May 4-June 19 then June 29-Aug. 14). Gain comprehensive knowledge of the judicial system and practical skills in this 2-part course. Designed as preparation for work as a paralegal or as continuing education if you are an advanced legal worker. Learn how to assist trial attorneys, interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. Upon successful completion of both sections, you will be awarded a Paralegal Certificate from NMC. Offered in partnership with the Center for Legal Studies. Full details including text requirements and syllabus are available at www.legalstudies.com. Internet and word processing are the only tech requirements. 90 hours online.

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 391183245
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerAn Introduction to Voiceovers (Online - Enroll Anytime)— 2020-02-03 through  2020-05-08$49— OnlineView Details

Date and time arranged. Begin this online course anytime. After enrolling, email info@voicesforall.com to begin the course. 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 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374193835
Legal Secretary Certificate Course (Online)— 2020-05-04 through  2020-06-19$995— OnlineView Details

7 weeks, May 4-June 19. Whether you are preparing for work in a law office or have experience, you will gain essential skills to be efficient and effective. Topics include legal terminology, legal process, jurisdiction, ethics, filing procedures, billing, accounting, records management, legal research, written communication, and much more. Offered in partnership with the Center for Legal Studies. NMC awards the certificate upon successful completion. Required textbooks are listed and available through CLS, $89, (www.legalstudies.com). Internet and word processing are the only tech requirements. 56 hours online.

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 391183249
Paralegal Certificate Course (Online)— 2020-05-04 through  2020-08-14$1595— OnlineView Details

14 weeks, May 4-Aug. 14 (two 7-week sessions, May 4-June 19 then June 29-Aug. 14). Gain comprehensive knowledge of the judicial system and practical skills in this 2-part course. Designed as preparation for work as a paralegal or as continuing education if you are an advanced legal worker. Learn how to assist trial attorneys, interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. Upon successful completion of both sections, you will be awarded a Paralegal Certificate from NMC. Offered in partnership with the Center for Legal Studies. Full details including text requirements and syllabus are available at www.legalstudies.com. Internet and word processing are the only tech requirements. 90 hours online.

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 391183245
Legal Investigation Certificate Course (Online)— 2020-05-04 through  2020-06-19$995— OnlineView Details

7 weeks, May 4-June 19. If you are interested in a new career or presently working in the legal field, this course qualifies you to assist attorneys, paralegals, insurance companies or private businesses, as well as state and federal government agencies, in the process of civil and criminal investigation. Areas covered include arson, products liability, forensics, employment accidents, professional malpractice and negligence, skip-tracing, and the role of a legal investigator. Offered in partnership with the Center for Legal Studies. NMC awards the certificate upon successful completion. The required textbooks are available through CLS, $20. Book details at www.legalstudies.com. Internet and word processing are the only tech requirements. 56 hours online.

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 391183264
GRE Test Preparation (Online)— 2020-05-04 through  2020-06-19$300— OnlineView Details

7 weeks, May 4-June 19. Applying to Graduate school usually means taking the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test, which has three sections–analytical writing, verbal and quantitative. This online course, in partnership with the Center for Legal Studies, covers all sections: The Quantitative part of the course features a math review and techniques for tackling the discrete quantitative and data interpretation questions that make up the math section of the GRE. The Analytical Writing and Verbal part prepares you for the 3 types of questions in the verbal section--reading, text completion, and sentence equivalence--and the two essay tasks. Practice on actual GRE questions from previous years and learn specific time-saving techniques for the computer-based test. Required textbook, The Official Guide to the GRE General Test is available through local or online bookstores (purchase prior to the course). Internet and word processing are the only tech requirements. 28 hrs online.

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 391183252
Employment Law Certificate Course (Online)— 2020-05-04 through  2020-06-19$995— OnlineView Details

7 weeks, May 4-June 19. Employment law is a branch of contract law that deals with relationships between employers and employees. This course covers statutes such as the National Labor Relations Act, the Railway Labor Act, and others dealing with public employees. Topics include master and servant, wages and hours, anti-discrimination in employment, minimum wages and maximum hours, and regulation of working conditions. Offered in partnership with the Center for Legal Studies. NMC awards the certificate upon successful completion. The required textbooks are available through CLS; book details at www.legalstudies.com. 63 hours online.

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 391183240
Become a Certified Personal Trainer - ACE— 2020-06-01 through  2020-06-08$399— Face to FaceView Details

Meets 8 consecutive days, Mon.-Mon., June 1-8, Weekday classes: 5-9 p.m. Weekend classes: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Beckett Bldg. Rm. 147. Gain practical knowledge and skills to become an entry-level fitness trainer. Through classroom and fitness center time, learn guidelines for instructing safe and purposeful exercise, essentials of the client-trainer relationship, conducting fitness assessments, and designing exercise programming. Course materials are from the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Upon successful completion, you will receive an NMC Certificate of Completion and CPR certification, and be prepared to take the ACE national exam. The 36-hour training meets evenings and weekends. Price does not include text, "ACE Personal Trainer Manual" (at NMC bookstore) or certification exam (exam details at www.nmc.edu/ees). For more info, email Zack Light (jlight@nmc.edu).

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374194155
Drone Flight Experience — 2020-06-06 through  2020-06-06$299— Face to FaceView Details

Sat., June 6, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Meets at the Yuba airport. (10800 Bates Rd., Williamsburg, MI 49690). Do you have a drone and could use some guided instruction and practice to use it effectively? Or maybe you would like to jump into the drone world and need to know where to start. Receive the hands-on flight training you need to get comfortable in the air as you work in small groups with an NMC Aviation/UAS instructor. Focused mainly on the DJI Phantom series of drones, you will get a highly personalized experience. It is not required to have your own drone; but you are welcome to bring one if you like. Class breaks 30 minutes for lunch on your own. Meets at the Yuba airport.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374192617
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