NMJC Extended Learning Classes Start Soon

October 4 — Hobbs, NM. The Extended Learning Division of New Mexico Junior College will be offering several continuing education and workforce development courses throughout the month of October.

Microsoft Excel (proficient level) will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 8. It may also be taken from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday, October 18 and 20. This class, taught by Jill Townsend, is designed for persons who already know the basics of MS Excel and provides an in-depth understanding of worksheet design, charting and formulas. The cost is $39.

Defensive driving will be offered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, October 8 at a cost of $45. Taught by Randy Cook, this certificate course is approved by the State of New Mexico and may entitle persons who successfully complete the course to insurance premium discounts.

Advanced-level cake decorating will be offered from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, October 11 to 27. The class, taught by Jenna Washington, will highlight techniques used in more complex tiered cakes. Cost is $49, with a supply list and recipe furnished upon registration.

Driver education will be offered from 4:15 to 6:15 p.m. Monday to Thursday, October 11 to December 8. Besides learning the laws, rules, attitudes and techniques required to be a safe driver, students will receive 56 hours of classroom instruction taught by Randy Cook. Cost for the class is $75, with an optional $35 per hour fee for behind-the-wheel instruction.

A health care providers refresher course, taught by Homer Youngblood, will be offered from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, October 21. This course will cover basic anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system, establishing unresponsiveness, activating the EMS system, opening the airway, relieving foreign body airway obstructions, performing CPR, risks in performing CPR and prudent heart living. Health care provider cards will be issued upon successful completion of the course. Cost is $28.

For more information or to register for one of these classes, please contact the NMJC Extended Learning Center at 392-5544 or come by the campus at 5317 Lovington Highway.

New Mexico Junior College, 5317 Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, NM 88240
Phone: 575.392.4510, 1.800.657.6260


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