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West Virginia Northern Community College



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Low Impact Aerobics

Free

with Carol Teoff

Calendar Jan 16, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 17 weeks

This is a low impact aerobics class with an emphasis on cardiorespiratory endurance, strength, improvement and flexibility with no chair or floor work, usually to music that is 128-140 bpm. Students can use stretchy bands. The instructor will demonstrate easier and more difficult ways to do each movement so that the students can exercise at their own level.

Will run

Cryptozoology 101-Weirton
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Cryptozoology 101-Weirton

$25

with Fred Saluga

Cryptozoology is the study of strange and unknown animals. These animals include; Mothman, Big Foot, Lock Ness Monster, etc.

Cryptozoology 101-Wheeling

$25

with Fred Saluga

Calendar Apr 10, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Cryptozoology is the study of strange and unknown animals. These animals include; mothman, big foot, loch ness monster, Dog man,etc. 

Will run

Recreation Workers - Weirton Campus

$49
Calendar Apr 24, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This training program will cover the basics of effective communication needed as a recreation worker, guest relations, how to work with different age levels depending on the role hired for, how to organize and promote activities, and the importance of safety rules.  

 

Non-Discrimination Statement

West Virginia Northern Community College (WVNCC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and does not discriminate based on race, sex (e.g., sex, sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status), disability, religion, color, national origin, or age in admission, employment, educational programs, or activities; nor does it discriminate based on genetic information in employment or employee health benefits. Further, faculty, staff, students, and applicants are protected from retaliation for making complaints or assisting in investigations of discrimination. WVNCC will take steps to assure that a lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the college’s CTE offerings. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Full Non-discrimination notice and associated policies, procedures and forms

Forklift Safety and Operator Training - Wheeling Campus

$179

with James Hutchison

Calendar Apr 27, 2024 at 9 am

This class will teach students how to safely operate a forklift within the parameters of an industrial / manufacturing site.   

Instruction will cover calculating capacity loads, pre-operational checks, care and maintenance of the truck, and safe propane cylinder changing.  The course is 9 hours long and is typically scheduled over 2 days, with the safety class of approximately 6 hours taking place the first day and then hands on operation of the forklift on the second day.  

This course can also be customized to fit a specific company’s equipment, and can be held offsite when requested. 

For more information on class schedules, please contact Karri Mulhern at kmulhern@wvncc.edu

Note: Financial assistance may be available to those who qualify. See details about funding options here and contact Jenna Derrico with questions – jderrico@wvncc.edu / 304-214-8962.

Non-Discrimination Statement

West Virginia Northern Community College (WVNCC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and does not discriminate based on race, sex (e.g., sex, sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status), disability, religion, color, national origin, or age in admission, employment, educational programs, or activities; nor does it discriminate based on genetic information in employment or employee health benefits. Further, faculty, staff, students, and applicants are protected from retaliation for making complaints or assisting in investigations of discrimination. WVNCC will take steps to assure that a lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the college’s CTE offerings. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Full Non-discrimination notice and associated policies, procedures and forms

Introduction to Music

$55

with Amanda Sage

Calendar Apr 28, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This class will provide a broad overview of the elements of music such as; notation, pitch, rhythm, meter, chords, scales, and more. Participants will walk away with the building blocks needed for music reading, performance, and composition.

Fire Safety/Fire Watch Training (Wheeling Campus)

$199

with James Hutchison

Calendar Apr 30, 2024 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

This course is designed to instruct a student on fire safety, emergency evacuation planning, and fire watch training which is a requirement under National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards for facilities.   Students will learn when a fire watch is necessary, and how to conduct one.    

Ergonomics (Wheeling Campus)

$99

with James Hutchison

Calendar Apr 30, 2024 at 1 pm

Lack of proper ergonomics leading to musculoskeletal injuries are responsible for 33% of the injuries in a workplace.  This is a 2-hour class with demonstrations of proper lifting techniques, office workspace adjustments (i.e. chair, monitor or monitors, keyboard placement, desk height and workflow) Field assessments, 300 log injury review.

Learning objectives of ergonomics are:

  • To learn the principles of ergonomics and their applications
  • To learn about the proper use of equipment, tools, and machine controls
  • To use good work practices, including proper lifting techniques
  • To become more aware of work tasks that may lead to pain or injury
  • To optimize the integration of man and machine in order to increase productivity with accuracy
  • To take care of the factors governing the physical and mental strain (i.e. fatigue) so as to get maximum satisfaction for the worker
  • To minimize the risk of injury, illness, accidents, and errors without compromising productivity

 





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