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West Virginia Northern Community College

Our Classes

Low Impact Aerobics


with Carol Teoff

Calendar Sep 14, 2022 at 6 pm

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.

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Raising Your Roost Right


with Phyllis Marker

Calendar Sep 27, 2022 at 5 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Basic egg to egg, selection -care -protection

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Weld it Yourself- Fireplace Log (Saturday)


with Brandy Killeen

Calendar Oct 8, 2022 at 9 am

Weld it yourself, Level of Difficulty-easy, Weld processes used-MIG to tack the petals. Oxyacetylene torch for bending and forming. Create your own fireplace log that will last a lifetime. No experience necessary. PPE provided. 

Class 1 - Love at First Sight (you bought a historic building - now what?)


with Sarel Venter

Calendar Oct 11, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Getting to know your historic building after the honeymoon is over

Historic structures differ greatly from modern structures in both design, execution and rehabilitation.

This three part presentation walks us through the unique nature of these structures, the common failings that occur as well as the remedies for such.  We will develop our skills in recognizing common elements and learn how to prevent further damage.

We will also learn about code and tax-credit requirements for rehabilitation of these structures as formulated in the secretary of interior standards.  Grants and local resources will be covered as well.

After completion of this course, the participant should be better equipped to make sound decisions regarding their interest in historic structures.


Day one (10/11/22); two hours

Getting acquainted with the details . Discussion in class based on powerpoint.

Day two (10/13/22); Two hours

Walk through town of Wheeling to recognize details discussed in session one.

Day three (10/18/22); two hours

Code requirements, tax credits, secretary of interior standards for rehabilitation, Historic districts and implication. Grant opportunities and the application thereof.

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Class 2 - Residential Plaster and Restoration


with Sarel Venter

Calendar Oct 11, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The owner of a historic residence is faced with unique challenges in restoring plaster to new condition with techniques that allow for maintenance free lifespan. Over the course of the career, the presenter has perfected the art of restoring plaster surfaces. In this course you will acquire the needed knowledge and skills to enable you to do this yourself in your own home. In this four part course you will be guided to recognize plaster systems and failings, become familiar with tools and materials needed and acquire the handskills to accomplish the tasks needed. 

MIG I (Gas Metal Arc Welding)

Calendar Oct 18, 2022 at 5 pm

This course introduces students to the safety, nomenclature, and set up procedures for gas and metal arc welding (MIG). Students will perform open Single-V-Groove welds on plate without backing. Students will learn how to weld in all four positions and prepare for a certification test at the end of this course.  

Note: Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify via HEAPS or WIOA funding.  Please contact Ms. Jenna Derrico or 304-214-8962 for assistance.

WF HEAPS Funding Address:

WIOA – WV Workforce Office - Warwood, WV  304-232-6280


Shielded Metal Arc Welding I

Calendar Oct 18, 2022 at 5 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Shielded Metal Arc Welding I

Learn the process of SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) Stick Welding. This program is an intense, hands-on training to prepare for the initial Certification test after this course. Course fees will include the cost of the certification exam.

Note: Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify via HEAPS or WIOA funding.  Please contact Ms. Jenna Derrico or 304-214-8962 for assistance.

WIOA Funding: West Virginia residents should contact the American Job Center at 304-232-6280. Ohio residents should contact Ohio Means Jobs at 740-633-5627.


Tie Dyed Tea Towels


with Sarah Seabrook

Calendar Oct 18, 2022 at 5 pm

Come join the fun and make your own tie dye tea towel. 

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