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SEF-8965-402Electrical FundamentalsHenderson County07/25/201907/25/2019J. Edwards10/2$70.00Approved by NC DENR for six (6) recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Topics include atomic energy, energy sources, electromagnetism, inductance, capacitance, power systems, control system components, OSHA and NEC deficiencies and lockout/tagout. Please bring your operator certification card(s) to class.
SEF-8407-205HAZWOPER Refresher Online - 8 HoursInternet-Based Course07/15/201907/26/2019M. Eaker0/35$90.00OSHA-required refresher for students who have completed HAZWOPER 40 Hour and/or 24 Hour Spill Response certifications. Training as specified in 29 CFR 1910.120. All course work will be completed online. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date.
SEF-8132-430Notary Public EducationTransylvania County08/09/201908/09/2019G. Gavalas7/13$80.00The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. Students must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You must also speak, read, and write English. You will receive instruction on the notary public application process. Students will be required to provide a government issued picture ID such as driver's license. Registration Fee of $75 includes books and materials, which will be provided in class.
AUT-8327-507Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County07/22/201907/23/2019G. Dudas7/13$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
AUT-8321-507OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County07/24/201907/25/2019G. Dudas17/3$71.30Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8 hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in class for both certification and recertification. Students will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Register early, class size is limited.
CSP-8019-605Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County08/02/201908/04/20193/9$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycle s controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight - line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. BRCC will provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle and must be used in this course.
CSP-8417-603Motorcycle Advanced RiderHenderson County08/04/201908/04/20190/12$85.00This course is designed for experienced motorcycle riders who desire to learn and practice more in- depth riding techniques. Classroom activities use small group discussions and interactive activities to explore personal risk management strategies; options for cornering, braking and swerving; and ways to improve visual perception to identify collision traps. On-cycle range exercises provide practice in cornering, braking and swerving. There are no skills tests in this course. Participants must provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle.
CSP-8019-601Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County08/16/201908/18/20191/11$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycle s controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight - line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. BRCC will provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle and must be used in this course.
CSP-8019-602Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County09/06/201909/08/20190/12$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycle s controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight - line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. BRCC will provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle and must be used in this course.
CSP-8019-605Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County11/01/201911/03/20190/12$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycle s controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight - line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. BRCC will provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle and must be used in this course.
CSP-8019-604Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County10/04/201910/06/20190/12$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycle s controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight - line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. BRCC will provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle and must be used in this course.
CSP-8022-800Beginning Cake DecoratingAthletics and Activity Center09/03/201910/08/2019M. Ruff0/10$70.00Come learn the proper use of different decorating tips and utensils including how to write using icing, the art of creating flowers, and border of designs. A supply list and an icing recipe needed for the first class will be mailed to you after registration. A supply list and an icing recipe needed for the first class will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8022-801Beginning Cake DecoratingAthletics and Activity Center10/15/201911/19/2019M. Ruff0/10$70.00Come learn the proper use of different decorating tips and utensils including how to write using icing, the art of creating flowers, and border of designs. A supply list and an icing recipe needed for the first class will be mailed to you after registration. A supply list and an icing recipe needed for the first class will be provided upon registration.
FLI-8763-511Beginning Spanish ConversationHenderson County08/22/201910/10/2019M. Harney2/23$70.00Review the grammar and vocabulary learned in Beginning Spanish I, II, and III with conversation as the focus. Rules of stress, accent, gender, plural nouns, definite articles, personal subject pronouns, conjugation of present tense regular verbs, common conversational phrases, simple negative, interrogatives, verb 'to be,' and 'tener,' prepositions, irregular present tense verbs, cardinal and ordinal numbers, shortened forms of adjectives, possessive and demonstrative, numbers, days,months, weather, time, body parts, family, friends, occupations, clothing, city locations, ordering in a restaurant and shopping. Prerequisite: Beginning Spanish III or equivalent proficiency.
FLI-8754-411Intermediate Spanish IIHenderson County08/20/201910/08/2019M. Harney0/25$70.00Continue to add to your knowledge of the Spanish language. Direct and indirect objects, 'gustar', 'por' and 'para' and topical vocabulary will be covered. Prerequisite: Intermediate Spanish I or equivalent proficiency.
CSP-8033-800Learning and Loving WatercolorAthletics and Activity Center09/11/201910/16/2019M. Hughes0/12$75.00Develop your watercolor painting skills as we cover the basics of watercolor techniques including washes, bleeds, gradations and masking. Learn the proper use of brushes, water and pigment with an emphasis on mixing your own colors. Experiment with a variety of effects, working realistically and abstractly. A supply list will be provided when you register.
CSP-8636-800Sketching without FearAthletics and Activity Center09/12/201910/17/2019M. Hughes1/14$65.00Learn to draw what you see around you every day. In this class, you will be introduced to the pure joy of sketching the world from your unique perspective. Class will begin with exercises that teach you how to be observant, non-judgmental and able to start drawing right away. Bring a pencil, eraser and sketch pad to your first class. All levels are welcomed.
CSP-8033-801Learning and Loving WatercolorAthletics and Activity Center10/30/201912/11/2019M. Hughes0/10$75.00Develop your watercolor painting skills as we cover the basics of watercolor techniques including washes, bleeds, gradations and masking. Learn the proper use of brushes, water and pigment with an emphasis on mixing your own colors. Experiment with a variety of effects, working realistically and abstractly. A supply list will be provided when you register.
CSP-8932-411Couples Country Round DanceHenderson County09/16/201910/28/2019S. McFalls0/50$56.30Enjoy learning couples pattern dances that are repeated & danced in a circle around the outer boundary of dance floor. Learn one new dance each week with a brief review of the following weeks dance before learning a new dance.
CSP-8699-411Intermediate/Advanced Line DancingHenderson County09/17/201910/29/2019S. McFalls0/50$66.30Learn line dances that are more challenging. This class is for those who have taken line dance before and want to advance in knowledge and skill. This class is at a faster pace and is not recommended to beginners.
CSP-8932-511Couples Country Round DanceHenderson County11/04/201912/16/2019S. McFalls0/50$56.30Enjoy learning couples pattern dances that are repeated & danced in a circle around the outer boundary of dance floor. Learn one new dance each week with a brief review of the following weeks dance before learning a new dance.
CSP-8699-511Intermediate/Advanced Line DancingHenderson County11/05/201912/10/2019S. McFalls0/50$66.30Learn line dances that are more challenging. This class is for those who have taken line dance before and want to advance in knowledge and skill. This class is at a faster pace and is not recommended to beginners.
CSP-8101-411Line DancingHenderson County11/04/201912/16/2019S. McFalls0/50$66.30Here is a fun way for you to exercise, reduce stress, increase energy and muscle tone, and you do not need a partner. The first few weeks will include a repetitive approach to learning basic line dance steps and simple routines. Class sessions will review and gradually introduce new, faster, and more difficult steps and routines that will move you to a more advanced level. Classes will be dancing country and rock and roll music. Flat leather soled shoes are recommended.
SEF-9030-411Screenwriting IHenderson County08/24/201910/12/2019N. Jefferson0/20$90.00Learn industry screenwriting basics, terminology, elements and storyline pacing. Expand on your character development, screenwriting structure and elements applied to your script format, based on Hollywood Standards. Final Draft 10 Screenwriting Software is recommended but not required for personal purchase
SEF-9031-411Screenwriting IIHenderson County10/19/201912/14/2019N. Jefferson0/20$90.00Continue your journey learning to strengthen character development, motivation, structure and scene development. Students will team up for each class and read aloud each other's scene scripts; followed by constructive critiques to facilitate improved scene development and effective scene transitions. As students return to their scripts, individual conferences will take place.
CSP-8573-401Self-Publishing for Fun and ProfitHenderson County10/23/201911/13/2019D. Gelbert0/20$60.00Learn to turn your personal written and/or photographic work into a professional looking book and ebook available for sale. This class will help both the creative and editing process as well as address the steps necessary to self-publish your masterpiece. If you already have your transcript prepared or just thinking about undertaking the process, this class is for you.
CSP-8705-411What House Style Is That?Henderson County11/06/201911/06/2019D. Gelbert0/20$35.00Learn to identify elements of popular architectural building styles seen on America's and Western North Carolina's streets and place the buildings in the proper historical era.
WAT-8203-401Water and Wastewater DisinfectionHenderson County08/29/201908/29/2019J. Edwards0/12$70.00Approved by NC DENR for six (6) recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Examines common methods of disinfection and the risks associated with each type. Provides training on disinfection processes and methods along with proper methods for handling a given disinfectant in an emergency. Please bring your operator certification card(s)to class.
WAT-8200-402Process Control Coag Floc Sed Filtr ChlHenderson County09/12/201909/12/2019J. Edwards0/12$70.00Approved by NC DENR for six (6) recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Topics include: coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, chlorination. Please bring a calculator and your operator certification card(s)to class.
WAT-8206-403Electr Fundamentals Water - Wastewater Continuing EducationHenderson County12/05/201912/05/2019J. Edwards0/12$70.00Approved by NC DENR for six (6) recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Topics include atomic energy, energy sources, electromagnetism, inductance, capacitance, power systems, control system components, OSHA and NEC deficiencies and lockout/tagout. Please bring your operator certification card(s) to class.
WAT-8208-401Pump Types, Components and Repair Continuing EducationHenderson County11/07/201911/07/2019J. Edwards0/12$70.00Approved by NC DENR for six (6) recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Topics include pump types, pump components and pump repair. Please bring your operator certification card(s)to class.
WAT-8209-401Basic Pump Hydraulics & Oper Conditions Continuing EducationHenderson County11/21/201911/21/2019J. Edwards0/12$70.00Approved by NC DENR for six (6) recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Topics include pump piping systems, basic pump hydraulics, normal operations and abnormal operations. Please bring your operator certification card(s)to class.
WAT-8204-401Math Refresher-Water & Wastewater OperHenderson County12/17/201912/17/2019J. Edwards0/12$70.00Approved by NC DENR for six (6) recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Topics include basic math, conversions and the use of formulas to determine volumes, flows, retention times, loading rates, laboratory analysis and other math pertinent to water and wastewater operations. Please bring a calculator and your operator certification card(s)to class.
WLD-8133-402Welding Fabrication IHenderson County10/02/201910/23/2019J. Gordon0/10$88.80Learn the basics of metal fabrication through this project-based course. You will start with an idea and work through the inception, choosing the right materials, preparing a material list, and welding the project together. You must have a basic understanding of the three major welding processes (STICK, MIG, and TIG), and wish to build on those skills in the making of a welding fabrication project. Pre-requisite: Have welding experience or completed Welding I.
CSP-8481-401Henderson County History & Heritage IHenderson County08/15/201910/03/2019J. Giles0/50$65.00Learn about Henderson County from prehistory to 1860. Topics include geography and natural resources, Cherokee and Catawba history and culture, Revolutionary War and treaties with the Cherokee, early settlers and backgrounds, Appalachian culture, political and economic history, agriculture, transportation, religious history, education, early communities, black history, and noteworthy families and people in the early history of the county.
CSP-8617-411Henderson County History & Heritage IIIHenderson County09/10/201910/29/2019J. Giles2/48$65.00Explore Henderson County History from early 1900 through the 20th century. Topics include the Roaring '20s, Great Depression, World War I and World War II, Korean War, the post-war era, Vietnam War and other events to the end of the 20th century. Specifics addressed will include cultural changes, minorities, political and economic history, agriculture, transportation, education, industrialization, communities and current issues.
CSP-8482-501Henderson County History & Heritage IIHenderson County10/10/201912/05/2019J. Giles0/50$65.00Explore Henderson County history from 1860 to early 1900. Topics include the Civil War, Reconstruction, black history, Appalachian culture and stereotypes, political and economic history, industry, agriculture, transportation, religious history, education, tourism and communities.
CSP-8224-800Oil PaintingAthletics and Activity Center10/02/201911/20/2019L. Miller0/12$80.00Learn the techniques and applications needed to paint with oils. If an experienced painter, use this class as a forum to continue your own mode of exploration. Emphasis will be placed on formalism and the use of traditional techniques. Upon completion, you should be comfortable using and manipulating paint toward developing further works based on your individual interest and expression.
CSP-8620-802Mixed Media PaintingAthletics and Activity Center08/21/201909/25/2019L. Miller0/12$75.00Learn mixed media basics using familiar materials with different acrylic applications, creative backgrounds, texturing, layering, integrating objects, scribbling and more. Anyone with little or no prior experience is welcome. At the end of the course, you will have a few pieces of your own original artwork. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8665-401Round Hand CalligraphyFletcher Town Hall09/09/201910/21/2019D. Tickle0/15$70.00Learn the classic 'Round Hand' or 'Foundation Hand' style of calligraphy along with correct approaches to spacing and layout. Once learned, the Round Hand can be used alone or easily adapted into many other styles, hence the term foundation. This class is a great introduction to calligraphy and should be taken prior to the advanced course where other styles are studied. In this class, you will produce a finished piece such as a poem or favorite quotation including color, if desired.
CSP-8664-401Illuminated Manuscript LetteringFletcher Town Hall09/18/201910/23/2019D. Tickle0/15$70.00Learn the six dominant periods of illuminated lettering from the 6th Century to the 16th Century and choose your favorite style to use throughout the class. Illuminated lettering can be used as an art form on many surfaces such as t-shirts, mugs, greeting cards wall art and other gift items. Make your favorite quotes or verses come to life with illuminated letters using a step by step approach using color and 23kt gold leaf. This class requires no previous art training and is open to all levels.
CIS-8013-401Computers 101: Becoming SavvyHenderson County09/09/201910/07/2019T. Kaczmarek0/20$75.00Designed and recommended for the new computer user. Develop the skills you need to effectively operate a computer. Class is slow-paced with no computer experience required and with minimal typing involved. Learn how to navigate these features: the desktop, basic word processing, spreadsheets, along with hands-on exercises for a successful learning experience. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase required books and supplies before class begins.
CIS-8014-401Computers 102: Savvy ContinuedHenderson County10/21/201911/25/2019T. Kaczmarek0/20$75.00Further your journey with simple to understand computer concepts. Learn how to navigate the internet, send and receive e-mail, upload and download safely to the Cloud. You will gain an understanding to security settings, search engines, netiquette and emoticons. Textbook is the continuation from Computers 101 course. Prerequisite: Computers 101 or equivalent proficiency.
NOS-8000-401Computers 201: Windows 10Henderson County09/05/201910/14/2019T. Kaczmarek0/20$75.00Let us show you how to personalize your computer by learning how and why the new features work in Windows 10. Organizing the Start Screen, manipulating applications, using the Control Panel, and navigating the file system are just a few of its capabilities. you will learn. This class is for the student who is familiar with computers but want to expand their knowledge. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase required books and supplies before class begins.
CSP-8687-401iPhone 101: Getting StartedHenderson County09/10/201910/01/2019T. Kaczmarek0/30$60.00Get to know and use your new Apple iPhone. Getting started with your brand new iPhone can be a challenge so this class takes learning slowly and patiently. In this class you will learn the basics to get you up and running with your iPhone including such topics as placing and receiving phone calls and text messages, taking pictures, understanding the AppleID (iCloud) and installing apps. Text for this class will be the online Apple iPhone User Guide.
CSP-8686-401iPad 101: Getting StartedHenderson County09/10/201910/01/2019T. Kaczmarek0/24$60.00Get to know and use your new Apple iPad. Getting started with your brand new iPad can be a challenge so this class takes learning slowly and patiently. In this class you will learn the basics to get you up and running including such topics as sending and receiving emails and text messages, surfing the Web, taking pictures, understanding your AppleID (iCloud) and installing apps. Text for this class will be the online Apple User Guide
CSP-8688-501iPhone/iPad 201: Beyond the BasicsHenderson County10/15/201912/03/2019T. Kaczmarek0/24$70.00Take your understanding of the Apple iPhone and iPad to the next level. After taking either the iPhone 101 or iPad 101 course you have gained some experience with your new Apple device and now it is time to explore more of the installed apps. Learn to use the organizational features like Mail, Contacts, Calendars, Notes and Reminders to keep you on task and up to date in your busy life. Manage your photos in the Photos App. Discover how to listen to music or a podcast, watch a movie or read a good book right from your iPhone or iPad. Finally learn how to synchronize all your Apple devices together by using Apple iCloud. The text for this class will be the online Apple User Guide. Prerequisite: iPhone 101, iPad 101 or equivalent experience.
FLI-8813-501German for Beginners IIHenderson County10/23/201912/11/2019I. Durre0/20$70.00Experience learning another language. In this second of a two part introductory course, you begin the study of the German language. Learn to acquire the basic skills necessary to listen, speak, read, write and understand German. Emphasis will be on developing conversational and reading and writing skills.
FLI-8812-401German for Beginners IHenderson County08/21/201910/16/2019I. Durre0/20$70.00Experience learning another language. In this first of a two part introductory course, you begin the study of the German language. Learn to acquire the basic skills necessary to listen, speak, read, write and understand German. Emphasis will be on developing conversational and reading and writing skills.
MKT-8447-800Guest Service GoldHenderson County09/24/201909/26/2019S. Adams0/20$70.00Learn to provide memorable customer service in this comprehensive course to train guest service oriented line level staff members. Core competencies include the seven key elements required to consistently deliver the very highest level of guest service in all areas of the hospitality industry. Upon completion you will receive a certificate from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute.
CSP-8552-800Wire Wrapping Jewelry MakingFletcher Town Hall09/16/201909/18/2019E. Till-Fidelman0/15$66.30Learn to make your own professional looking jewelry. Experience the art of wire-wrapping through the construction of a copper bangle bracelet with clasp. No experience is necessary, but good eyesight or a close work magnifier or glasses is necessary. The cost of materials is included in the registration fee.
CSP-8706-800Making Wired-Wrapped RingsFletcher Town Hall11/04/201911/06/2019E. Till-Fidelman0/15$66.30Learn how to construct finger rings out of sterling silver and/or 14kt gold-filled wire or wire with crystals or gemstones. One, two or three rings will be made, depending on ability and time.
CSP-8599-800Wire Wrapping Pendant JewelryFletcher Town Hall12/02/201912/04/2019E. Till-Fidelman0/15$66.30Learn to make your own professional silver wire and gemstone pendant. Experience the art of wire-wrapping through the construction of a beautiful gemstone pendant. No experience is necessary, but good eyesight or a close work magnifier or glasses is necessary. Approximate cost of supplies $25.00. Off-campus location, please see page XX for address
CSP-8708-411Better Boomers FitnessHenderson County09/05/201910/15/2019M. Moreno0/25$66.30In this course aimed at adults 45+, you will learn to move beyond the ideas of competitive and cosmetic fitness to the more adult goals of functional and maintainable fitness with the primary goal of discovering interesting and sustainable practice for your golden years.
CSP-8708-412Better Boomers FitnessHenderson County10/17/201912/10/2019M. Moreno0/30$66.30In this course aimed at adults 45+, you will learn to move beyond the ideas of competitive and cosmetic fitness to the more adult goals of functional and maintainable fitness with the primary goal of discovering interesting and sustainable practice for your golden years.
CSP-8549-411Qigong for Health and WellnessHenderson County09/05/201910/15/2019M. Moreno0/30$66.30Qigong is an ancient Chinese practice with wonderful health benefits. With slow, graceful movements, visualization and breathing allows you to connect with your body and become conscious of your Qi (life force energy). Learn a classic form called Eight Piece Brocade and meditations. Qigong can be done by anyone regardless of age or health.
CSP-8549-412Qigong for Health and WellnessHenderson County10/17/201911/26/2019M. Moreno0/30$66.30Qigong is an ancient Chinese practice with wonderful health benefits. With slow, graceful movements, visualization and breathing allows you to connect with your body and become conscious of your Qi (life force energy). Learn a classic form called Eight Piece Brocade and meditations. Qigong can be done by anyone regardless of age or health.
FLI-8810-411Spanish Composition Thru Literature IIAHenderson County10/28/201912/16/2019Y. Tierson0/20$70.00Learn to combine advanced composition and beginning literary analysis through reading literature and syntax exercises in order to understand the grammar construction between the English and Spanish languages. You will acquire new vocabulary and grammar as well as reading and writing fluency. This course will also focus on Ecuador in order to gain a better understanding of its culture and customs.
DFT-8107-402AutoCAD IHenderson County09/09/201912/09/2019R. Schwartz0/12$130.00Learn the essential skills and basic concepts of design and shape using AutoCAD. This course will emphasize visual concepts using simple drawings, printing and plotting. The course includes production and management of 2-D and 3-D design drawings. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase the required book before class begins.
AUT-8203-403Outdoor Power Equipment (OPE) IHenderson County09/05/201911/21/2019C. Heaton0/12$136.30This entry level course will provide basic knowledge and skills for entry level employment in power equipment dealership or repair. Through hands on experiences, students learn the basic mechanical skills to repair and rebuild small engines. The course focuses on maintenance of systems for equipment performance.
ELC-8122-403NC Electrician Continuing EducationHenderson County10/19/201910/19/2019R. Ruhe0/40$70.00Earn your NEC continuing education credits. The National Electrical Code (NEC) is the most widely adopted Code in the world. Approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the NEC is the most complete set of electrical code requirements that govern electrical installations in the interest of safety for persons and property. Stay up to date with current code changes. Bring your most current code book to class with you.
SEF-8406-202WW Treatment-Disinfect-Chlorin OnlineInternet-Based Course09/09/201909/20/20190/35$90.00Students will explore the rudiments of wastewater treatment. The topics of this course include general issues operators face when disinfecting wastewater. Approved by NC DENR for ten (10) recertification hours for wastewater operators only. Along with reading assignments from the text, each course is enhanced with audio, up-to-date photographs, interactive exercises and online links related to the course topics. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date. All course work will be completed online. Please provide your wastewater operator certification number on the registration form.
SEF-8401-202WW Treatment-Fixed Film Process OnlineInternet-Based Course09/30/201910/11/20190/35$90.00Students will explore the rudiments of wastewater treatment. The topics of this course include general issues regarding the trickling filter process when treating wastewater. Approved by NC DENR for ten (10) recertification hours for wastewater operators only. Along with reading assignments from the text, each course is enhanced with audio, up-to-date photographs, interactive exercises and online links related to the course topics. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date. All course work will be completed online. Please provide your wastewater operator certification number on the registration form.
SEF-8402-202WW Treatment-Pollution Control OnlineInternet-Based Course10/07/201910/18/20190/35$90.00Students will explore the rudiments of wastewater treatment. The topics of this course include general issues regarding what is meant by the term water pollution, the steps needed to treat it and the math used. Approved by NC DENR for ten (10) recertification hours for wastewater operators only. Along with reading assignments from the text, each course is enhanced with audio, up-to-date photographs, interactive exercises and online links related to the course topics. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date. All course work will be completed online. Please provide your wastewater operator certification number on the registration form.
SEF-8403-203WW Treatment-Pond Systems OnlineInternet-Based Course10/21/201911/01/20190/35$90.00Students will explore the rudiments of wastewater treatment. The topics of this course include general issues regarding use of wastewater ponds as a treatment method. Approved by NC DENR for ten (10) recertification hours for wastewater operators only. Along with reading assignments from the text, each course is enhanced with audio, up-to-date photographs, interactive exercises and online links related to the course topics. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date. All course work will be completed online. Please provide your wastewater operator certification number on the registration form.
SEF-8405-201WW-Primary Treatment OnlineInternet-Based Course11/18/201911/29/20190/35$90.00Students will explore the rudiments of wastewater treatment. The topics of this course include general issues regarding the steps in primary treatment of wastewater. Approved by NC DENR for ten (10) recertification hours for wastewater operators only. Along with reading assignments from the text, each course is enhanced with audio, up-to-date photographs, interactive exercises and online links related to the course topics. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date. All course work will be completed online. Please provide your wastewater operator certification number on the registration form.
SEF-8404-202WW-Preliminary Treatment OnlineInternet-Based Course11/04/201911/15/20190/35$90.00Students will explore the rudiments of wastewater treatment. The topics of this course include general issues regarding the steps in preliminary treatment of wastewater. Approved by NC DENR for ten (10) recertification hours for wastewater operators only. Along with reading assignments from the text, each course is enhanced with audio, up-to-date photographs, interactive exercises and online links related to the course topics. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date. All course work will be completed online. Please provide your wastewater operator certification number on the registration form.
SEF-8400-202WW-Suspended Growth Systems OnlineInternet-Based Course12/02/201912/13/20190/35$90.00Students will explore the rudiments of wastewater treatment. The topics of this course include general issues regarding suspended growth systems. Approved by NC DENR for ten (10) recertification hours for wastewater operators only. Along with reading assignments from the text, each course is enhanced with audio, up-to-date photographs, interactive exercises and online links related to the course topics. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date. All course work will be completed online. Please provide your wastewater operator certification number on the registration form.
AUT-8327-508Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County08/26/201908/27/2019G. Dudas1/19$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
AUT-8327-509Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County09/23/201909/24/2019G. Dudas0/20$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
AUT-8327-510Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County10/28/201910/29/2019G. Dudas0/20$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
AUT-8327-511Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County11/18/201911/19/2019G. Dudas0/20$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
AUT-8327-512Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County12/09/201912/10/2019G. Dudas0/20$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
FLI-8789-411Spanish Literature & Culture IIHenderson County08/19/201910/21/2019Y. Tierson0/20$70.00Read literature to acquire new vocabulary and grammar, focusing on Argentina and Columbia to learn more about their culture and customs.
CSP-8717-411NC Concealed Carry Handgun TrainingHenderson County09/16/201909/17/2019D. Dessenberger0/10$100.00Learn the legal issues around a concealed carry permit, handgun safety and proper storage, different types of handguns, how to proper clean and maintenance a handgun and so much more in the NC Concealed Carry Handgun (CCH) NCDOJ Standard Course. The registration fee includes the State DOJ CCH Training guide and other materials needed for this class. No guns or live ammunition are allowed to be brought to campus for this course
CSP-8717-412NC Concealed Carry Handgun TrainingHenderson County11/18/201911/19/2019D. Dessenberger0/10$100.00Learn the legal issues around a concealed carry permit, handgun safety and proper storage, different types of handguns, how to proper clean and maintenance a handgun and so much more in the NC Concealed Carry Handgun (CCH) NCDOJ Standard Course. The registration fee includes the State DOJ CCH Training guide and other materials needed for this class. No guns or live ammunition are allowed to be brought to campus for this course
AHR-8133-401HVAC: Heating and Air Conditioning IHenderson County09/03/201910/10/2019A. Tolzman0/12$156.30Learn the fundamentals of heating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. Course work will include safety, tools, principles of heat transfer, piping, electricity, controls, heating system components and air conditioning systems. Upon completion, the student will have the knowledge base for troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of heating and air conditioning units in a residential or commercial setting. The goal of the course is to provide the student with necessary skills to become employed as an HVAC maintenance technician.
AHR-8134-501HVAC: Heating & Air Conditioning IIHenderson County10/22/201912/03/2019A. Tolzman0/12$156.30Learn more advanced techniques of HVAC operation, installation and repair of heat pumps, oil and gas furnaces in this level II course. You will be exposed to more complex situations with troubleshooting and repair, with air flow calculations, schematics and electrical diagrams. Students should have completed HVAC Level I or have experience working in the field prior to taking this level.
AUT-8321-508OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County09/04/201909/05/2019G. Dudas0/20$71.30Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8 hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in class for both certification and recertification. Students will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Register early, class size is limited.
AUT-8321-509OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County09/30/201910/01/2019G. Dudas0/20$71.30Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8 hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in class for both certification and recertification. Students will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Register early, class size is limited.
AUT-8321-511OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County11/20/201911/21/2019G. Dudas0/20$71.30Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8 hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in class for both certification and recertification. Students will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Register early, class size is limited.
AUT-8321-512OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County12/16/201912/18/2019G. Dudas0/20$71.30Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8 hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in class for both certification and recertification. Students will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Register early, class size is limited.
CSP-8657-800Pastel PaintingAthletics and Activity Center09/16/201911/18/2019B. Kies0/12$80.00Enjoy learning the creative powers of pastel. You will learn to translate what you see into what you paint, through palette selection, use of certain materials, picking correct values (colors), composition, plus blending and layering of color. We will build on different stages, starting with sketching and drawing, blocking in and building up, leading to a successful painting. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8698-800Intermediate Pastel PaintingAthletics and Activity Center09/18/201911/06/2019B. Kies0/12$80.00This course will move you beyond the Pastel Painting course.You will be encouraged to push the limits to achieve exciting pastel painting knowledge. Drawing skills, creating effective color relationships and strong design will be focused on in greater detail. Wet underpaintings with sanded pastel paper will be taught. Learn to offer your own unique perspective to your work.
CSP-8407-411Yoga for Every BodyHenderson County08/20/201910/08/2019D. McDorman0/20$61.30Learn to unite breath with movement, flexibility with strength and lessons "on the mat" with perspective in life. The objective of class is to facilitate your practice in a safe, noncompetitive and welcoming environment. Individuals of all ages and levels of experience are welcome. You should wear comfortable clothing and bring your own mat and towel.
CSP-8407-412Yoga for Every BodyHenderson County08/21/201910/09/2019D. McDorman0/20$61.30Learn to unite breath with movement, flexibility with strength and lessons "on the mat" with perspective in life. The objective of class is to facilitate your practice in a safe, noncompetitive and welcoming environment. Individuals of all ages and levels of experience are welcome. You should wear comfortable clothing and bring your own mat and towel.
CSP-8407-413Yoga for Every BodyHenderson County10/15/201912/03/2019D. McDorman0/20$61.30Learn to unite breath with movement, flexibility with strength and lessons "on the mat" with perspective in life. The objective of class is to facilitate your practice in a safe, noncompetitive and welcoming environment. Individuals of all ages and levels of experience are welcome. You should wear comfortable clothing and bring your own mat and towel.
CSP-8407-414Yoga for Every BodyHenderson County10/16/201912/04/2019D. McDorman0/20$61.30Learn to unite breath with movement, flexibility with strength and lessons "on the mat" with perspective in life. The objective of class is to facilitate your practice in a safe, noncompetitive and welcoming environment. Individuals of all ages and levels of experience are welcome. You should wear comfortable clothing and bring your own mat and towel.
CSP-8935-411Guitar for Beginners IIHenderson County10/15/201912/03/20190/10$65.00Continue to build on your skills from Guitar for Beginners. Open chords (partial and full) will be used with basic strumming patterns to play songs chosen by the students.
CSP-8109-511Outdoor Photography WorkshopHenderson County08/21/201910/09/2019L. St. Romain0/15$66.30Learn the art of outdoor photography by capturing and creating moments that explore the essence of our environment. Our subjects will be still photography, wildlife, and scenery. You will also learn the additive and subtractive elements of lighting, backgrounds and copying. Bring your camera to class.
RLS-8706-409Broker Contracts & ClosingsHenderson County08/07/201908/29/2019R. Whitaker4/16$125.00Real Estate Broker required training to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Get 30-hours of post-licensing education. This course consists of high level advanced instruction covering contracts and closing. This course will also discuss license status and education issues. Textbook required: NC Real Estate Manual.
RLS-8708-404Post 303 NC Law, Rules & Legal ConceptsHenderson County08/02/201908/10/2019R. Whitaker3/17$125.00Real Estate Broker required training to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. This course gives you 30-hours of post-licensing education. Topics addressed in this course include general North Carolina licensing requirements, brokerage compensation issues, the disciplinary process, specialized types of real estate, property management in NC, and miscellaneous NC laws and legal concepts. Textbook required: NC Real Estate Manual.
RLS-8702-409Broker Relationships and ResponsibilitieHenderson County08/06/201908/19/2019R. Whitaker3/17$125.00Real Estate Broker required training to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Get 30-hours of post-licensing education. This course consists of high-level advanced instruction covering Agency relationships and duties to principals and third parties, working with sellers and working with buyers. This course also includes issues confronted when agents leave/change firms with the resulting licenses and education concerns. Textbook required: NC Real Estate Manual.
RLS-8709-403Real Estate Pre-LicensingHenderson County08/27/201911/12/2019R. Whitaker0/20$180.00This course meets the educational requirement for the North Carolina real estate broker license and prepares you to pass the real estate broker examination administered by the N.C. Real Estate Commission. You will learn the basic principles and practices, law and contracts, financing, closing, valuation, fair housing, property management, taxation and math. Additional topics include land use, insurance, real estate license laws, rules and regulations.
RLS-8702-410Broker Relationships and ResponsibilitieHenderson County09/04/201909/12/2019R. Whitaker0/20$125.00Real Estate Broker required training to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Get 30-hours of post-licensing education. This course consists of high-level advanced instruction covering Agency relationships and duties to principals and third parties, working with sellers and working with buyers. This course also includes issues confronted when agents leave/change firms with the resulting licenses and education concerns. Textbook required: NC Real Estate Manual.
RLS-8706-410Broker Contracts & ClosingsHenderson County09/07/201909/28/2019R. Whitaker0/20$125.00Real Estate Broker required training to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Get 30-hours of post-licensing education. This course consists of high level advanced instruction covering contracts and closing. This course will also discuss license status and education issues. Textbook required: NC Real Estate Manual.
RLS-8708-405Post 303 NC Law, Rules & Legal ConceptsHenderson County09/18/201910/10/2019R. Whitaker0/20$125.00Real Estate Broker required training to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. This course gives you 30-hours of post-licensing education. Topics addressed in this course include general North Carolina licensing requirements, brokerage compensation issues, the disciplinary process, specialized types of real estate, property management in NC, and miscellaneous NC laws and legal concepts. Textbook required: NC Real Estate Manual.
RLS-8706-411Broker Contracts & ClosingsHenderson County10/16/201911/07/2019R. Whitaker0/20$125.00Real Estate Broker required training to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Get 30-hours of post-licensing education. This course consists of high level advanced instruction covering contracts and closing. This course will also discuss license status and education issues. Textbook required: NC Real Estate Manual.
RLS-8702-411Broker Relationships and ResponsibilitieHenderson County11/13/201911/21/2019R. Whitaker0/20$125.00Real Estate Broker required training to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Get 30-hours of post-licensing education. This course consists of high-level advanced instruction covering Agency relationships and duties to principals and third parties, working with sellers and working with buyers. This course also includes issues confronted when agents leave/change firms with the resulting licenses and education concerns. Textbook required: NC Real Estate Manual.
RLS-8708-406Post 303 NC Law, Rules & Legal ConceptsHenderson County11/02/201911/23/2019R. Whitaker0/20$125.00Real Estate Broker required training to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. This course gives you 30-hours of post-licensing education. Topics addressed in this course include general North Carolina licensing requirements, brokerage compensation issues, the disciplinary process, specialized types of real estate, property management in NC, and miscellaneous NC laws and legal concepts. Textbook required: NC Real Estate Manual.
RLS-8706-412Broker Contracts & ClosingsHenderson County11/18/201912/10/2019R. Whitaker0/20$125.00Real Estate Broker required training to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Get 30-hours of post-licensing education. This course consists of high level advanced instruction covering contracts and closing. This course will also discuss license status and education issues. Textbook required: NC Real Estate Manual.
RLS-8702-412Broker Relationships and ResponsibilitieHenderson County12/06/201912/14/2019R. Whitaker0/20$125.00Real Estate Broker required training to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Get 30-hours of post-licensing education. This course consists of high-level advanced instruction covering Agency relationships and duties to principals and third parties, working with sellers and working with buyers. This course also includes issues confronted when agents leave/change firms with the resulting licenses and education concerns. Textbook required: NC Real Estate Manual.
OSH-8051-401OSHA Stds for General Industry 10 HrHenderson County11/14/201911/15/2019J. McCullough0/20$70.00The OSHA for General Industry 10 Hour covers the major provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Participants will learn how to locate and interpret OSHA standards and how to identify critical safety and health issues with OSHA-authorized curriculum and instructor. If you wish to receive an official OSHA course completion card, please bring $5 cash, check or money order to the first class. This is a processing fee charged by the OTI Education Centers.
OSH-8019-401Forklift Driver and OperationHenderson County10/04/201910/04/2019J. McCullough0/12$71.30Gain an overview of the OSHA - Powered Industrial Vehicle Standard including design, controls, and instrumentation, safety awareness and stability.
OSH-8052-401OSHA Stds for General Industry 30 HrHenderson County08/30/201909/27/20190/20$125.00The OSHA for General Industry 30 Hour covers the provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1910 29 CFR. Participants will learn how to locate and interpret OSHA standards and how to identify critical safety and health issues with OSHA-authorized curriculum and instructor. If you wish to receive an official OSHA course completion card, please bring $5 cash, check or money order to the first class. This is a processing fee charged by the OTI Education Centers. Text is required. Contact the BRCC bookstore for title and cost.
HAZ-8069-401HAZWOPER Refresher OnlineInternet-Based Course09/16/201909/27/2019M. Eaker0/25$75.00Annual OSHA-required refresher for students who have completed HAZWOPER 40 Hour and/or 24 Hour Spill Response certifications. Training as specified in 29 CFR 1910.120. All course work will be completed online. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date.
HAZ-8069-501HAZWOPER Refresher OnlineInternet-Based Course10/21/201911/01/2019M. Eaker0/25$75.00Annual OSHA-required refresher for students who have completed HAZWOPER 40 Hour and/or 24 Hour Spill Response certifications. Training as specified in 29 CFR 1910.120. All course work will be completed online. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date.
HAZ-8069-502HAZWOPER Refresher OnlineInternet-Based Course12/02/201912/13/2019M. Eaker0/25$75.00Annual OSHA-required refresher for students who have completed HAZWOPER 40 Hour and/or 24 Hour Spill Response certifications. Training as specified in 29 CFR 1910.120. All course work will be completed online. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date.
HAZ-8065-20124 Hour Moderate Risk HAZWOPER Online09/03/201909/19/2019M. Eaker0/12$87.00OSHA-required training meeting the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120 for HAZMAT technicians needing 24 hour Moderate Risk certification. All course work will be completed online. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date.
HAZ-8065-20224 Hour Moderate Risk HAZWOPER Online11/04/201911/22/2019M. Eaker0/12$87.00OSHA-required training meeting the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120 for HAZMAT technicians needing 24 hour Moderate Risk certification. All course work will be completed online. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date.
WLD-8134-401Welding IHenderson County09/10/201909/26/20190/12$88.80Learn the different welding symbols, shop math and safety procedures through hands-on experience with various types of welding processes. You will learn MIG, TIG and STIC welding processes in this entry level course. This is the course for you if you are looking to enter the lucrative welding trade. You are required to purchase personal safety equipment prior to the first day of class.
WLD-8134-402Welding IHenderson County10/08/201910/24/20190/12$88.80Learn the different welding symbols, shop math and safety procedures through hands-on experience with various types of welding processes. You will learn MIG, TIG and STIC welding processes in this entry level course. This is the course for you if you are looking to enter the lucrative welding trade. You are required to purchase personal safety equipment prior to the first day of class.
WLD-8134-403Welding IHenderson County11/05/201911/21/20190/12$88.80Learn the different welding symbols, shop math and safety procedures through hands-on experience with various types of welding processes. You will learn MIG, TIG and STIC welding processes in this entry level course. This is the course for you if you are looking to enter the lucrative welding trade. You are required to purchase personal safety equipment prior to the first day of class.
WLD-8134-404Welding IHenderson County08/30/201910/04/20190/10$88.80Learn the different welding symbols, shop math and safety procedures through hands-on experience with various types of welding processes. You will learn MIG, TIG and STIC welding processes in this entry level course. This is the course for you if you are looking to enter the lucrative welding trade. You are required to purchase personal safety equipment prior to the first day of class.
WLD-8134-405Welding IHenderson County10/19/201911/23/20190/10$88.80Learn the different welding symbols, shop math and safety procedures through hands-on experience with various types of welding processes. You will learn MIG, TIG and STIC welding processes in this entry level course. This is the course for you if you are looking to enter the lucrative welding trade. You are required to purchase personal safety equipment prior to the first day of class.
WLD-8135-401Welding IIHenderson County11/04/201911/25/20190/12$88.80Gain additional opportunities to practice the various types of welding learned in Welding I with greater emphasis on refinement of welding skills, math, symbols and blueprint reading. You should have completed Welding I or have welding experience prior to registering for this class. You will be required to bring your personal safety equipment to the first day of class.
CSP-8684-421U.S. Constitutional LawTransylvania County09/17/201911/05/2019C. Kale0/15$70.00Examine the origins of our Constitution from the beginning British legacy to passage of the Articles of Confederation to the monumental Constitutional Convention of 1787. Early famous landmark cases will be discussed, along with the Supreme Court procedures that continue to shape our daily lives today.
CSP-8689-421Intro to Macro PhotographyTransylvania County09/10/201909/24/2019K. King0/15$60.00Macro photography allows the photographer to explore familiar objects in new ways. If you want to get "up close and personal" to your photography subject, then macro photography might be for you. In this three-week workshop, we will define macro photography, review the equipment required for this art form, learn how to find, set up and photograph subject matter and post-process our images using Adobe Lightroom. You will need to bring the following equipment to class: DSLR camera, macro lens, tripod and computer with Adobe Lightroom (version 4 or higher, or Creative Cloud). Optional equipment: remote/shutter release.
CSP-8604-421Modern Short StoriesTransylvania County10/08/201911/26/2019K. King0/15$70.00Carry on a conversation with the authors of some of the best American short stories. Great short stories are delightfully fascinating. Reading them increases our understanding of ourselves and our world. Discussing these works allows us to appreciate them as great literature and observe how they illuminate the human condition. A list of short stories to be discussed will be provided upon registration.
FLI-8760-531Beginning Spanish ITransylvania County10/03/201912/05/2019E. Marquez0/15$70.00Learn to acquire the basic skills necessary to listen, speak, read, write and understand Spanish and the Hispanic culture. Course includes the alphabet, pronunciation, rules of stress and accent, gender and plural nouns, definite articles, numbers, days of the week, months of the year, parts of the body, personal subject pronouns, conjugation of present tense regular verbs and common conversational phrases.
AHR-8137-401EPA Certification Exam PrepHenderson County08/15/201908/29/2019A. Tolzman0/15$70.00Learn the requirements and prepare yourself to sit for the CFC certification. This course is designed for maintenance related employees in manufacturing, housing complexes, medical facilities, educational facilities, or skill related fields such as refrigeration and HVAC to prepare for the CFC certification examination. Students will gain knowledge and skills as well as test taking strategies in this course. A book is required and may be purchased in the Blue Ridge Community College bookstore. Note: An additional testing fee will be the responsibility of the student when they enroll for state testing.
CSP-8948-411Photographic Light PaintingHenderson County10/16/201911/13/2019L. St. Romain0/12$60.00Looking to have a different look to your photographs? How about trying light painting! Learn what light painting is, learn composition of your subject, and what is needed to do light painting. You will also learn how to build your images on the computer. You will be required to use your DSLR camera or one that can be used in manual mode, a tripod and have some knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.
CSP-8652-421Introduction to Digital PhotographyTransylvania County09/16/201912/02/2019K. King0/10$71.30Develop an understanding of digital photography and the skills to make successful images regardless if you own a point-and-shoot or a high-end, DSLR camera. You will begin with basic camera functions and then explore the relationship between shutter speed, aperture and exposure. Hands-on demonstrations and a variety of assignments will help you develop your own photographic style. Bring your camera. DSLR with manual settings preferable, but not required.
CSP-8657-421Pastel PaintingTransylvania County09/13/201911/15/2019B. Kies0/12$80.00Enjoy learning the creative powers of pastel. You will learn to translate what you see into what you paint, through palette selection, use of certain materials, picking correct values (colors), composition, plus blending and layering of color. We will build on different stages, starting with sketching and drawing, blocking in and building up, leading to a successful painting. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
ELC-8014-401Basic ElectricityHenderson County10/01/201910/22/2019S. McCallister0/15$91.30This course is designed to introduce the students to electricity. Students will learn the basic elements and how to safely work with electricity. Included will be an overview of the principles of electricity, concepts, components, circuits, and measurement instruments.
ACC-8112-431QuickBooks & Accounting BasicsTransylvania County09/10/201912/10/2019M. Thompson0/10$130.00Learn the basics of QuickBooks, a comprehensive accounting and financial software system used in many small to mid-sized businesses. This course includes accounting basics in order to better understand the applications and processes in QuickBooks as well as the importance of applying these basics to any business. This course is relaxed, informative and for beginners and those who want to enhance their basic accounting and QuickBooks knowledge. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase the required books before class begins.
ELC-8123-401Basic Electricity IIHenderson County11/05/201911/26/2019S. McCallister0/15$91.30Gain an understanding of the advanced elements of electricity including an overview of the principles of electrical distribution, lighting, heating, generators, control circuits and transformers. This course is designed to follow up and reinforce concepts from Basic Electricity I by providing a more advanced understanding of electrical work in commercial and/or industrial settings. Basic Electricity I or working knowledge of electricity is required to take this class.
MNT-8006-401Industrial Maintenance IHenderson County09/05/201911/21/2019S. McCallister0/15$186.30Gain the introductory knowledge and skill required for installing, maintaining and troubleshooting modern industrial equipment, its infrastructure and facility systems. You will learn to solve practical maintenance problems, read and interpret mechanical drawings, interpret maintenance publications and keep production equipment and systems running smoothly and efficiently. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase the required materials before class begins.
CSP-8033-421Learning and Loving WatercolorTransylvania County09/09/201910/21/2019M. Grissom0/15$75.00Develop your watercolor painting skills as we cover the basics of watercolor techniques including washes, bleeds, gradations and masking. Learn the proper use of brushes, water and pigment with an emphasis on mixing your own colors. Experiment with a variety of effects, working realistically and abstractly. A supply list will be provided when you register.
BPR-8004-401Print ReadingHenderson County11/06/201911/13/2019S. McCallister0/15$75.00Learn to read and understand the basic principles of print reading. This course will introduce you to the various types and principles of blueprints, shop prints and schematics used in an industrial or construction environment. Learn to interpret the different types of standard symbols and abbreviations found on drawings, schematics and wiring diagrams. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase the required book before the start of class.
CSP-8164-521Intermediate WatercolorTransylvania County10/28/201912/09/2019M. Grissom0/15$75.00This course is for students with some knowledge and experience with watercolor. The student's knowledge and abilities will be assessed and then instruction will build on those abilities. Students will learn how to achieve a strong center of interest, review color theory, and to critique their own work in progress.
CSP-8944-401Exploring Clay I - PotteryHenderson County08/13/201910/01/2019R. Kirby0/10$151.30Learn how to express your creative visions through working with clay. Whether your skills are at the beginner, intermediate, or advanced level, you will gain tips and techniques to help you develop your skills. Our small classes allow time for individual and group instruction. You will learn skills from the basics of throwing, hand-building, glaze application and firing, refining skills as well as learning new techniques.
CSP-8944-411Exploring Clay I - PotteryHenderson County08/14/201910/02/2019R. Kirby0/10$151.30Learn how to express your creative visions through working with clay. Whether your skills are at the beginner, intermediate, or advanced level, you will gain tips and techniques to help you develop your skills. Our small classes allow time for individual and group instruction. You will learn skills from the basics of throwing, hand-building, glaze application and firing, refining skills as well as learning new techniques.
CSP-8944-501Exploring Clay I - PotteryHenderson County10/08/201912/03/2019R. Kirby0/10$151.30Learn how to express your creative visions through working with clay. Whether your skills are at the beginner, intermediate, or advanced level, you will gain tips and techniques to help you develop your skills. Our small classes allow time for individual and group instruction. You will learn skills from the basics of throwing, hand-building, glaze application and firing, refining skills as well as learning new techniques.
CSP-8944-511Exploring Clay I - PotteryHenderson County10/09/201912/04/2019R. Kirby0/10$151.30Learn how to express your creative visions through working with clay. Whether your skills are at the beginner, intermediate, or advanced level, you will gain tips and techniques to help you develop your skills. Our small classes allow time for individual and group instruction. You will learn skills from the basics of throwing, hand-building, glaze application and firing, refining skills as well as learning new techniques.
CSP-8945-401Exploring Clay II - PotteryHenderson County08/12/201910/07/2019R. Kirby0/10$151.30Take your pottery skills to the next level. If you have some experience with clay, either hand building or potter's wheel, this course is for you. Guidance and instruction will be provided at your skill level. Class time will allow for independent work or structured assignments based on your interest. Clay is available for purchase at the bookstore. You will also be required to provide your own tools.
CSP-8945-501Exploring Clay II - PotteryHenderson County10/14/201912/09/2019R. Kirby0/10$151.30Take your pottery skills to the next level. If you have some experience with clay, either hand building or potter's wheel, this course is for you. Guidance and instruction will be provided at your skill level. Class time will allow for independent work or structured assignments based on your interest. Clay is available for purchase at the bookstore. You will also be required to provide your own tools.
MAS-8005-401Masonry IHenderson County09/03/201912/12/20190/20$226.30Learn the skills and knowledge to enter and be successful in the lucrative field of masonry. Masonry is the building of structures from individual units. In this course, you will explore the basics of masonry construction including the materials, tools and techniques of installation, measurements and specifications as well as attitudes and abilities required to become successful in this field. You will be required to purchase additional learning materials.
CAR-8125-401NCCER Building Trades CoreHenderson County09/04/201912/04/2019M. Broome0/20$226.30Prepare yourself to work in the growing building trade field. You will learn basic skills including safety, construction math, how to recognize and safely use hand power tools, interpretation of drawings and common rigging hardware as well as the opportunities for advancement and growth for your career development. This class meets the requirements for the NCCER Core Curriculum that is regarded as the most reliable source of workforce development training and resources and is recognized as the leader in the building trades industry. Additionally, you will be required to purchase the learning materials.
CIS-8017-421Computer Skills SimplifiedTransylvania County09/10/201910/29/2019R. Sprouse0/10$75.00Learn to advance your computer literacy and technology awareness. You will explore Microsoft Office, Windows operating system, and social media for more proficient knowledge in this technological world. Using the internet for daily life and becoming familiar with the cloud using Google Drive. Bring a notebook and USB drive to first class.
NOS-8000-421Computers 201: Windows 10Transylvania County10/10/201912/05/2019C. Duval0/10$75.00Let us show you how to personalize your computer by learning how and why the new features work in Windows 10. Organizing the Start Screen, manipulating applications, using the Control Panel, and navigating the file system are just a few of its capabilities. you will learn. This class is for the student who is familiar with computers but want to expand their knowledge. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase required books and supplies before class begins.
OST-8000-521Microsoft ExcelTransylvania County09/27/201911/22/2019C. Duval0/10$75.00Learn to enter, calculate, analyze and visually represent numerical data with customized charts, create and edit worksheets, manipulate formulas and functions and format cell properties. Microsoft Excel is the most prominent spreadsheet program in today's business world. Professionals in all career fields are now expected to have a comfortable working knowledge of Excel and this class will ensure you understand the basics. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase the required book before class begins.
OST-8027-521Introduction to ExcelTransylvania County11/05/201912/10/2019C. Duval0/10$75.00Explore and learn the basics of Excel, which is one of the most powerful and popular business computer programs. Students will create, format and edit basic worksheets, become comfortable with formulas and calculations, create and print basic reports. This class is paced for the student who has basic computer skills, is proficient with a mouse, and has basic typing skills.
HOS-8086-5214-HR Servsafe Food Safety Manager ReviewTransylvania County11/01/201911/01/2019A. Smith0/15$70.00This class will review information from the National Restaurant Association's (NRA) ServSafe Manager 7th Edition Book before taking the proctored two hour 09-ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Examination. North Carolina 15A .2600 Rules Governing Food Protection and Sanitation of Food Establishments states that food service establishments must have a certified manager present at all times of operation. Food establishments will receive a deduction of two points on food safety inspection scores if this requirement is not met. The student will be responsible for reading and performing all book related activities prior to attending the course. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase required answer sheet before class begins.
MKT-8447-521Guest Service GoldTransylvania County11/05/201911/07/2019S. Adams0/15$70.00Learn to provide memorable customer service in this comprehensive course to train guest service oriented line level staff members. Core competencies include the seven key elements required to consistently deliver the very highest level of guest service in all areas of the hospitality industry. Upon completion you will receive a certificate from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute.
CSP-8945-411Exploring Clay II - PotteryHenderson County08/15/201910/03/2019R. Kirby2/8$151.30Take your pottery skills to the next level. If you have some experience with clay, either hand building or potter's wheel, this course is for you. Guidance and instruction will be provided at your skill level. Class time will allow for independent work or structured assignments based on your interest. Clay is available for purchase at the bookstore. You will also be required to provide your own tools.
CSP-8476-421Our Cherokee HeritageTransylvania County08/21/201909/25/2019E. McCall-Dickson0/15$65.00Discover our Cherokee heritage as told through stories, myths and sacred legends of the Cherokee. Explore contemporary and social justice issues and concerns of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians. Learn about the origin of the Cherokee and the settlement of the Eastern Band in the Qualla Boundary. Discuss the preservation of the Cherokee culture and language, the impact of acculturation, boarding schools, and the railroad system on the Cherokee. Understand the importance of racial justice for subjugated populations.
CSP-8945-511Exploring Clay II - PotteryHenderson County10/10/201912/05/2019R. Kirby2/8$151.30Take your pottery skills to the next level. If you have some experience with clay, either hand building or potter's wheel, this course is for you. Guidance and instruction will be provided at your skill level. Class time will allow for independent work or structured assignments based on your interest. Clay is available for purchase at the bookstore. You will also be required to provide your own tools.
CSP-8476-521Our Cherokee HeritageTransylvania County10/16/201911/20/2019E. McCall-Dickson0/15$65.00Discover our Cherokee heritage as told through stories, myths and sacred legends of the Cherokee. Explore contemporary and social justice issues and concerns of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians. Learn about the origin of the Cherokee and the settlement of the Eastern Band in the Qualla Boundary. Discuss the preservation of the Cherokee culture and language, the impact of acculturation, boarding schools, and the railroad system on the Cherokee. Understand the importance of racial justice for subjugated populations.
CSP-8949-401Beginner Level Line DancingHenderson County09/16/201910/28/2019S. McFalls0/50$66.30Learn a fun way to exercise, reduce stress, increase energy and muscle tone. The first few weeks, you will learn a repetitive approach to basic line dance steps and simple routines. You will gradually be introduced to new, faster, and more difficult steps and routines that will move you to a more advanced level. We will be dancing to country and rock and roll music. Flat leather soled shoes are recommended. This course is designed for beginners to learn basic steps before moving to more complex dances in our Beginner /Intermediate Line Dancing course.
CSP-8562-421Transylvania County History & HeritageTransylvania County08/20/201909/24/2019E. McCall-Dickson0/15$65.00Discover Transylvania County history and heritage by exploring the period from prehistory to current day. Topics include early settlers and background, first contact with the Cherokee, the Walton War, Appalachian culture, early communities, economic history, transportation, education and black history. Come learn about the amazing gem known as The Land of the Waterfalls - Transylvania County.
CSP-8562-521Transylvania County History & HeritageTransylvania County10/15/201911/19/2019E. McCall-Dickson0/15$65.00Discover Transylvania County history and heritage by exploring the period from prehistory to current day. Topics include early settlers and background, first contact with the Cherokee, the Walton War, Appalachian culture, early communities, economic history, transportation, education and black history. Come learn about the amazing gem known as The Land of the Waterfalls - Transylvania County.
MLS-8990-001Creating a Respectful WorkplaceHenderson County10/15/201910/15/20190/20$70.00Learn how to bring harmony and respect into the workplace environment. Current research reveals that companies are more effective, creative, and productive when you are happy at work. What this means is simple: treating workers with care and respect will not only bring tangible benefits to your business, but it will turn your office into a serene, yet efficient work environment. You will learn 10 strategies to help you create a harmonious workplace environment.
MLS-8990-002Creating a Respectful WorkplaceHenderson County11/12/201911/12/20190/20$70.00Learn how to bring harmony and respect into the workplace environment. Current research reveals that companies are more effective, creative, and productive when you are happy at work. What this means is simple: treating workers with care and respect will not only bring tangible benefits to your business, but it will turn your office into a serene, yet efficient work environment. You will learn 10 strategies to help you create a harmonious workplace environment.
SEF-8571-602SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam Prep CourseHenderson County08/29/201910/24/2019T. Sparks2/18$1,050.00Establish yourself as a globally recognized human resource expert by earning the new standard in HR certification. This comprehensive review of SHRM Learning System materials covers the nine SHRM-developed HR Competencies. The HR Expertise competency is then addressed through in-depth coverage of 15 Functional areas under the four general headings of People, Organization, Workplace, and Strategy. This course prepares students to take either the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exams.
CSP-8942-800Calligraphy - SamplerAthletics and Activity Center08/20/201910/08/2019C. Langsdorf0/15$70.00Learn calligraphy skills that can help you create beautiful and expressive lettering. You will begin with two weeks of tradition Uncial, followed by three sessions of Italic, the elegant broad edge style. The final two weeks will look at modern trends with a pointed brush tool. You will be provided supplies for first class and will also be given a supply list. You will need to purchase your supplies by the second session, average cost is $25.00.
CSP-8943-411KarateHenderson County08/19/201910/21/20190/10$48.30Learn to defend yourself with traditional Karate. You will learn basic defensive techniques, self-defense skills. You will also help you to increase your fitness, strength, balance, focus and flexibility. No previous Karate experience needed all levels of instruction will be provided. You will not learn sparring at the introductory level.
CSP-8946-411How to Write Your Life StoryHenderson County09/04/201910/09/20190/15$60.00Each life is unique; everyone has a story to tell. The secret to a good story is not only the ingredients that go into it, but also the way in which it's told. Learn how to turn memories into stories, organize your stories, choose a theme, deal with resistance, establish a writing practice, and much more. You will also explore the creative process with writing exercises, readings and group discussions. Each week, you will receive an email recap of the class, homework and relevant resources.
CSP-8946-401How to Write Your Life StoryHenderson County09/19/201910/24/20190/15$60.00Each life is unique; everyone has a story to tell. The secret to a good story is not only the ingredients that go into it, but also the way in which it's told. Learn how to turn memories into stories, organize your stories, choose a theme, deal with resistance, establish a writing practice, and much more. You will also explore the creative process with writing exercises, readings and group discussions. Each week, you will receive an email recap of the class, homework and relevant resources.
CSP-8950-800Painting Murals in Your Own HomeAthletics and Activity Center09/05/201909/26/20190/15$65.00Get into the nuts and bolts of how to paint murals. Painting a mural involves taking a small image and enlarging it to a very large size. Murals solve numerous decorating problems: make a room more expansive, create a room with a view, and create intimacy in a large room. You will learn scale and proportion and how to refine a theme for a room. The required supply list will be discussed at the first class.
CSP-8952-800Rubber Stamping OccasionsAthletics and Activity Center09/03/201910/08/2019A. Carroll0/15$72.00Learn to make beautiful handmade cards for various occasions. You will be making cards for thank you, sympathy, get well, thinking of you, all occasion, and Christmas using a variety of rubber stamping techniques. Beginners and advanced stampers welcome. You will need to bring your own scissors.
CSP-8954-411Beginner GuitarHenderson County08/20/201910/08/20190/10$65.00Learn to play beginning level guitar with a variety of music styles including pop, folk, rock, blues, classical, and soundtrack music. Learning is structured for complete beginners and requires no prior experience with either the guitar or any other music studies. You must bring a guitar to each session. Any type of acoustic or classical guitar can be used. You may also use an electric guitar provided you bring a small amplifier and guitar cable.
NOS-8005-401Apple MacBook 101Henderson County10/15/201912/03/2019T. Kaczmarek0/25$70.00Learn the basics of the Mac Operating System (MacOS) on your personal Apple computer. If you're new to computers, or switching from a Windows computer, this course will give you the needed skills and confidence to use your Apple laptop computer for the tasks you want to accomplish. We will cover the basics of saving files so you can find needed files quickly, using the included Apple software to keep you organized and on schedule, communicating with friends and family, and adjusting the System Preferences to better fit your personal needs. It is required that you bring your personal MacBook Air or Pro, so that you may follow along in this easy to follow step-by-step course.
SEF-8132-601Notary Public EducationHenderson County09/07/201909/07/2019P. Roberts0/20$80.00The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. Students must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You must also speak, read, and write English. You will receive instruction on the notary public application process. Students will be required to provide a government issued picture ID such as driver's license. Registration Fee of $75 includes books and materials, which will be provided in class.
SEF-8132-401Notary Public EducationTransylvania County09/27/201909/27/2019G. Gavalas0/20$80.00The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. Students must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You must also speak, read, and write English. You will receive instruction on the notary public application process. Students will be required to provide a government issued picture ID such as driver's license. Registration Fee of $75 includes books and materials, which will be provided in class.
SEF-8132-602Notary Public EducationHenderson County10/12/201910/12/2019P. Roberts0/20$80.00The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. Students must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You must also speak, read, and write English. You will receive instruction on the notary public application process. Students will be required to provide a government issued picture ID such as driver's license. Registration Fee of $75 includes books and materials, which will be provided in class.
SEF-8132-402Notary Public EducationTransylvania County10/25/201910/25/2019G. Gavalas0/20$80.00The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. Students must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You must also speak, read, and write English. You will receive instruction on the notary public application process. Students will be required to provide a government issued picture ID such as driver's license. Registration Fee of $75 includes books and materials, which will be provided in class.
SEF-8132-603Notary Public EducationHenderson County11/09/201911/09/2019P. Roberts0/20$80.00The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. Students must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You must also speak, read, and write English. You will receive instruction on the notary public application process. Students will be required to provide a government issued picture ID such as driver's license. Registration Fee of $75 includes books and materials, which will be provided in class.
SEF-8132-403Notary Public EducationTransylvania County11/22/201911/22/2019G. Gavalas0/20$80.00The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. Students must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You must also speak, read, and write English. You will receive instruction on the notary public application process. Students will be required to provide a government issued picture ID such as driver's license. Registration Fee of $75 includes books and materials, which will be provided in class.
SEF-8132-604Notary Public EducationHenderson County12/07/201912/07/2019G. Gavalas0/20$80.00The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. Students must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You must also speak, read, and write English. You will receive instruction on the notary public application process. Students will be required to provide a government issued picture ID such as driver's license. Registration Fee of $75 includes books and materials, which will be provided in class.
AUT-8339-401Basic Automotive ElectricityHenderson County10/10/201910/31/2019C. Peavy0/12$96.30Gain shop experience and an understanding of the principles related to basic automotive electrical systems. In this hands-on course students will learn Basic Electrical Theory, DVOM testing and safety tips on circuit testing. Increase your knowledge on automotive electricity, the applications and the safety requirements to work in this field of the automotive industry.
CSP-8934-401Basic Car Care MaintenanceHenderson County09/05/201910/08/20190/12$136.30Learn the basics when it comes to caring for your car. Topics in the course will cover basic maintenance, preventative maintenance, vehicle maintenance intervals explained, proper methods of washing and waxing your vehicle, and what to look for when purchasing a used car. This course is focused on individuals that would like to have "hands-on" experience and a basic understanding of these areas and your vehicle.
ACC-8120-002NC Local Government FinanceHenderson County10/01/201911/19/20190/20$70.00Learn the basics of local government finance in North Carolina from a very practical perspective in this overview course. This is not a "debit and credit" accounting course nor does it assume you have a formal accounting education or background. Rather, you will be introduced to the basic job functions that are typically housed in the Finance Department, with more attention given to those that are found in smaller governments. This course also will tie those functions back to the requirements for all local governments found in the NC General Statutes, primarily that Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act (G.S. 159 Article 3).
AUT-8327-431Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County08/26/201908/27/2019J. Galloway0/15$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
AUT-8327-432Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County09/23/201909/24/2019J. Galloway0/15$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
AUT-8327-433Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County10/21/201910/22/2019J. Galloway0/15$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
AUT-8327-531Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County11/13/201911/14/2019J. Galloway0/15$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
AUT-8327-532Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County12/02/201912/03/2019J. Galloway0/15$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
AUT-8321-431OBD Emission Inspection CertificationTransylvania County10/23/201910/24/2019J. Galloway0/15$71.30Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8 hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in class for both certification and recertification. Students will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Register early, class size is limited.
BAF-8275-402Financial Planning IHenderson County09/17/201910/08/20190/20$70.00Financial literacy is essential in meeting the financial challenge of the 21st Century. The competencies, which form the basis for this course, enable students to analyze their personal financial decisions, evaluate the costs and benefits of their decisions, recognize their rights and responsibilities as consumers, and apply the knowledge learned in class to financial situations encountered later in life.
AUT-8339-431Basic Automotive ElectricityTransylvania County08/29/201909/19/2019J. Galloway0/15$96.30Gain shop experience and an understanding of the principles related to basic automotive electrical systems. In this hands-on course students will learn Basic Electrical Theory, DVOM testing and safety tips on circuit testing. Increase your knowledge on automotive electricity, the applications and the safety requirements to work in this field of the automotive industry.
CSP-8687-421iPhone 101: Getting StartedTransylvania County09/11/201910/02/2019T. Kaczmarek0/15$60.00Get to know and use your new Apple iPhone. Getting started with your brand new iPhone can be a challenge so this class takes learning slowly and patiently. In this class you will learn the basics to get you up and running with your iPhone including such topics as placing and receiving phone calls and text messages, taking pictures, understanding the AppleID (iCloud) and installing apps. Text for this class will be the online Apple iPhone User Guide.
CSP-8686-421iPad 101: Getting StartedTransylvania County09/11/201910/02/2019T. Kaczmarek0/15$60.00Get to know and use your new Apple iPad. Getting started with your brand new iPad can be a challenge so this class takes learning slowly and patiently. In this class you will learn the basics to get you up and running including such topics as sending and receiving emails and text messages, surfing the Web, taking pictures, understanding your AppleID (iCloud) and installing apps. Text for this class will be the online Apple User Guide
CSP-8688-521iPhone/iPad 201: Beyond the BasicsTransylvania County10/09/201912/04/2019T. Kaczmarek0/15$70.00Take your understanding of the Apple iPhone and iPad to the next level. After taking either the iPhone 101 or iPad 101 course you have gained some experience with your new Apple device and now it is time to explore more of the installed apps. Learn to use the organizational features like Mail, Contacts, Calendars, Notes and Reminders to keep you on task and up to date in your busy life. Manage your photos in the Photos App. Discover how to listen to music or a podcast, watch a movie or read a good book right from your iPhone or iPad. Finally learn how to synchronize all your Apple devices together by using Apple iCloud. The text for this class will be the online Apple User Guide. Prerequisite: iPhone 101, iPad 101 or equivalent experience.
NOS-8005-521Apple MacBook 101Transylvania County10/09/201912/04/2019T. Kaczmarek0/15$70.00Learn the basics of the Mac Operating System (MacOS) on your personal Apple computer. If you're new to computers, or switching from a Windows computer, this course will give you the needed skills and confidence to use your Apple laptop computer for the tasks you want to accomplish. We will cover the basics of saving files so you can find needed files quickly, using the included Apple software to keep you organized and on schedule, communicating with friends and family, and adjusting the System Preferences to better fit your personal needs. It is required that you bring your personal MacBook Air or Pro, so that you may follow along in this easy to follow step-by-step course.
CSP-8109-421Outdoor Photography WorkshopTransylvania County09/11/201910/16/2019L. St. Romain0/15$66.30Learn the art of outdoor photography by capturing and creating moments that explore the essence of our environment. Our subjects will be still photography, wildlife, and scenery. You will also learn the additive and subtractive elements of lighting, backgrounds and copying. Bring your camera to class.
CSP-8948-521Photographic Light PaintingTransylvania County10/30/201911/20/2019L. St. Romain0/15$60.00Looking to have a different look to your photographs? How about trying light painting! Learn what light painting is, learn composition of your subject, and what is needed to do light painting. You will also learn how to build your images on the computer. You will be required to use your DSLR camera or one that can be used in manual mode, a tripod and have some knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.
CSP-8928-421Intermediate GuitarTransylvania County09/09/201911/04/2019S. Zvengrowski0/15$70.00Expand your knowledge of guitar technique and music fundamentals through a diverse repertoire that includes popular, folk, and country styles. You will learn the three lowest strings and gain fluency playing melodies on all six strings. You will need to bring a six-string acoustic guitar (can be nylon or steel strings) or an electric guitar, music manuscript paper (staff paper), and portable music stand to each class. Students will have opportunities to recommend songs of interest for the class to learn. Prerequisite: Guitar for Beginners or equivalent beginner proficiency. A supply list will be provided when you register.
RLS-8706-431Broker Contracts & ClosingsTransylvania County10/16/201911/07/2019R. Whitaker0/15$125.00Real Estate Broker required training to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Get 30-hours of post-licensing education. This course consists of high level advanced instruction covering contracts and closing. This course will also discuss license status and education issues. Textbook required: NC Real Estate Manual.
RLS-8706-531Broker Contracts & ClosingsTransylvania County11/18/201912/10/2019R. Whitaker0/15$125.00Real Estate Broker required training to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Get 30-hours of post-licensing education. This course consists of high level advanced instruction covering contracts and closing. This course will also discuss license status and education issues. Textbook required: NC Real Estate Manual.
RLS-8708-431Post 303 NC Law, Rules & Legal ConceptsTransylvania County09/18/201910/10/2019R. Whitaker0/15$125.00Real Estate Broker required training to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. This course gives you 30-hours of post-licensing education. Topics addressed in this course include general North Carolina licensing requirements, brokerage compensation issues, the disciplinary process, specialized types of real estate, property management in NC, and miscellaneous NC laws and legal concepts. Textbook required: NC Real Estate Manual.
RLS-8709-431Real Estate Pre-LicensingTransylvania County08/27/201911/12/2019R. Whitaker0/15$180.00This course meets the educational requirement for the North Carolina real estate broker license and prepares you to pass the real estate broker examination administered by the N.C. Real Estate Commission. You will learn the basic principles and practices, law and contracts, financing, closing, valuation, fair housing, property management, taxation and math. Additional topics include land use, insurance, real estate license laws, rules and regulations.
AUT-8342-431Automotive Upholstery ITransylvania County09/03/201911/21/2019S. Ducker0/10$206.30Gain the introductory knowledge and skill of basic Automotive Upholstery. Through hands on experience you will learn basic sewing machine maintenance and operation, basic stitching, identifying and purchasing of upholstery materials. You will cover proper removal of seat covers and repair of seat frame if needed. Learn to install new or repair existing seat covers on existing seat frames. You are required to bring safety glasses to the first class.
CSP-8119-421Stained GlassTransylvania County08/19/201910/07/2019J. Danis-Stys0/15$81.30Learn the art of stained glass using the copper foil method under the guidance of an experienced instructor. You will select projects at your individual skill level. A supply list is available upon registration
OST-8035-401Become Excel Power UsersHenderson County09/11/201910/30/2019L. Morris0/12$75.00Learn Excel by starting with the basics with a focus on application of Excel skills in business situations. You will also learn to summarize and analyze data, extract presentation quality information with the ultimate result of power user skills and making a stronger decision. You will need to bring a USB Flash drive to class and have access to MS Excel 2016 software at home or work.
CSP-8119-521Stained GlassTransylvania County10/21/201912/09/2019J. Danis-Stys0/15$81.30Learn the art of stained glass using the copper foil method under the guidance of an experienced instructor. You will select projects at your individual skill level. A supply list is available upon registration
OST-8035-411Become Excel Power UsersHenderson County09/11/201910/30/2019L. Morris0/12$75.00Learn Excel by starting with the basics with a focus on application of Excel skills in business situations. You will also learn to summarize and analyze data, extract presentation quality information with the ultimate result of power user skills and making a stronger decision. You will need to bring a USB Flash drive to class and have access to MS Excel 2016 software at home or work.
CSP-8931-421Mosaic for All LevelsTransylvania County09/04/201910/09/2019J. Danis-Stys0/15$71.30Learn stained glass mosaic technique with hands on experience going over every step, while working on completing an individual piece from start to finish. You will learn how to use hand tools to score, brake and shape stained glass specifically for mosaic. Arrange and fit glass into a mosaic composition, along with front mounting technique, proper gluing and grouting indoor mosaic wall art. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8931-521Mosaic for All LevelsTransylvania County10/16/201911/20/2019J. Danis-Stys0/15$71.30Learn stained glass mosaic technique with hands on experience going over every step, while working on completing an individual piece from start to finish. You will learn how to use hand tools to score, brake and shape stained glass specifically for mosaic. Arrange and fit glass into a mosaic composition, along with front mounting technique, proper gluing and grouting indoor mosaic wall art. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8953-421Winter GardeningTransylvania County09/25/201909/25/2019M. Dixon0/15$35.00Explore how to get ready to store your plants and garden during the winter months. You will learn how to properly store plants that will not survive outside during the cold weather. Grow food plants such as lettuce or tomatoes during the winter using cold frames or inside setup. Start preparing the garden for planting next year with this course.
CSP-8955-800Sculpting Animals in Clay09/03/201910/08/20190/8$121.30Become familiar with the properties of clay and the necessary tools used to create animal sculptures. You will also learn about firing and finishing the sculptures with paint. Registration fee includes the cost of materials for this class.
CSP-8701-411New Testament Historical StudyHenderson County08/20/201910/08/2019R. Jolly0/25$60.00Explore the ancient writings of the New Testament, including applicable dates of events, basic tenants of the ancient text, and theological implications of the text and the effects on modern day culture.
CSP-8953-431Winter GardeningTransylvania County09/26/201909/26/2019M. Dixon0/15$35.00Explore how to get ready to store your plants and garden during the winter months. You will learn how to properly store plants that will not survive outside during the cold weather. Grow food plants such as lettuce or tomatoes during the winter using cold frames or inside setup. Start preparing the garden for planting next year with this course.
CSP-8947-521Leather WorkshopTransylvania County11/06/201911/13/2019M. Dixon0/15$65.00Make a small purse, unique belt or wallet in class to take with you. This course will take you from properly cutting out your pattern, design by stamping, dyeing your project and sewing all the parts together. Registration fee includes the cost of materials used during the class.
CSP-8947-531Leather WorkshopTransylvania County11/07/201911/14/2019M. Dixon0/15$65.00Make a small purse, unique belt or wallet in class to take with you. This course will take you from properly cutting out your pattern, design by stamping, dyeing your project and sewing all the parts together. Registration fee includes the cost of materials used during the class.
CSP-8723-431Basic Beginner Carolina ShagTransylvania County09/05/201910/03/2019C. Bryson0/12$61.30Enjoy this fun-filled basic beginner's course for couples and singles who enjoy shag music from the sixties. You will learn the rhythmic timing with a six-count basic shag step, a few simple turns, shag dance floor etiquette and how to put a dance together.
CSP-8724-431Beginner Carolina Shag ITransylvania County10/24/201911/14/2019C. Bryson0/15$61.30Learn new steps that will move your Shag knowledge from basic to a more challenging level. This Beginner's I course is for couples and singles who like the shag music from the sixties and knows the basic 6 count shag steps. You will learn social steps and lead and follows, adding to your dance routine from the previous class. Basic Beginning Shag class not required but strongly suggested prior to taking this class.
SEF-8545-531Introduction to Bicycle MechanicsTransylvania County11/05/201911/12/20190/10$71.30Learn the essentials of assembling, adjusting and basic maintenance of today's high quality bicycles. This course is designed to help prepare students to work as shop assemblers and fleet maintenance personnel. This course will start to prepare you for the BSE Level 1 Certification. Students are required to bring an essential tool kit to the first class A list of tools will be provided upon registration.
SEF-8560-531Bicycle Mechanics IITransylvania County11/19/201911/26/20190/10$71.30Build on the skills learned in Bicycle Mechanics I in this course that takes you to the next level of bicycle mechanic skills. Learn wheel mechanics and truing, drivetrain install, headset service and adjustments. Students are required to bring an essential tool kit to the first class and the list of required tools will be provided upon registration (approximate value $90).
SEF-8573-531Bicycle Mechanics IIITransylvania County12/03/201912/10/20190/10$71.30Building on the skills learned in Bicycle Mechanics I and II, this course takes you to the ultimate level of bicycle mechanic skills. Revisit wheel truing and tensioning. Learn bottom bracket overhaul, cable and housing installation, suspension technology and adjustments and bicycle fitting. Students are required to bring an essential tool kit to class. A supply list will be provided upon registration. Please bring your bike and tools to the first class.
SEF-8927-423Electronic Notary PublicHenderson County10/11/201910/11/2019G. Gavalas0/20$80.00Become an electronic notary with this mandatory four-hour course. Successful participants must currently hold a valid commission as a notary public in North Carolina and score at least 80% on the final exam. Participants are required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license. This course is designed for instructional areas related to individuals who want to become commissioned as an electronic notary. Topics include legal, ethical and procedural requirements of the Notary Act set forth in the General Statue 10B Article 2. Registration fee includes the Electronic notary class booklets needed for this class.
SEF-8916-406Franklin Covey - 7 HabitsHenderson County11/07/201911/07/20190/20$95.007 Habits of Highly Effective People is to help you live your life in a truly effective way. Experience a paradigm shift, and get to know the 7 habits as created by Stephan R. Covey. The 7 habits are: Be Proactive, Begin with the End in Mind, Put First Things First, Think Win-Win, Seek First to Understand Then to Be Understood, Synergize and Sharpen the Saw. Applying the principles of the 7 Habits in your daily life, you will gain more personal and interpersonal growth, helping you to become a more effective person and leader.
FLI-8754-431Intermediate Spanish IITransylvania County07/30/201909/17/2019E. Marquez1/14$70.00Continue to add to your knowledge of the Spanish language. Direct and indirect objects, 'gustar', 'por' and 'para' and topical vocabulary will be covered. Prerequisite: Intermediate Spanish I or equivalent proficiency.
FLI-8753-531Intermediate Spanish IIITransylvania County09/24/201911/19/2019E. Marquez0/15$70.00Continue to practice present and past tense forms, learn the present progressive tense, work with reflexive verbs and study topical vocabulary. Prerequisite: Intermediate Spanish II or equivalent proficiency.
FLI-8752-531Intermediate Spanish ConversationTransylvania County11/26/201902/04/2020E. Marquez0/15$70.00This course will be a review of the grammar and vocabulary learned in the Intermediate Spanish 1, 2, and 3, with an emphasis on conversation: stem changing verbs, commands, adverbs, direct and indirect objects, gustar, 'por' and 'para', preterite tense and topical vocabulary. Prerequisite: Intermediate Spanish 3 or equivalent proficiency.
CSP-8654-421Chair YogaTransylvania County09/09/201911/04/2019C. Coffey0/15$61.30Ground your body and your mind by learning the practice of supportive chair yoga. Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that alternates between poses sitting on chairs and using chairs as a prop. Chair yoga is a wonderful way to stretch, strengthen and work on balance with the use of an everyday chair. Yoga mats are not required.
CIS-8017-521Computer Skills SimplifiedTransylvania County10/16/201912/11/2019R. Sprouse0/10$75.00Learn to advance your computer literacy and technology awareness. You will explore Microsoft Office, Windows operating system, and social media for more proficient knowledge in this technological world. Using the internet for daily life and becoming familiar with the cloud using Google Drive. Bring a notebook and USB drive to first class.
SEF-8996-404Building Teams That Work!Henderson County09/24/201909/24/20190/20$75.00Build teams that work. How many times have you seen it? Something goes wrong and everyone on the leadership team quickly tries to deflect blame or worse - throw one another under the proverbial bus. The concept of winning as a team is easy to talk about but hard to incorporate. In his book, "The Advantage," Patrick Lencioni provides the basis for this course where participants will learn to identify positive team traits and those that will surely spell disaster for teams if they fall into old patterns. The course will also incorporate other proven teambuilding techniques to help you build and grow great teams.
SEF-9000-404Future of Performance ManagementHenderson County10/29/201910/29/20190/20$75.00Be more agile with performance management practices. Ditch the antiquated practice of annual performance reviews in favor of this best practice for your organization. With technology growing exponentially, business has had to adapt and keep up with the times or face irrelevance. And while many business practices and processes have changed to keep up, the annual performance review has remained virtually unchanged for the past 70 years. Learn what your organization can (and must) do to maintain relevancy and even grow your engagement scores (and your market share) by offering more directed, timely feedback and have fun doing it.
FLI-8760-401Beginning Spanish IHenderson County10/15/201912/03/20190/25$70.00Learn to acquire the basic skills necessary to listen, speak, read, write and understand Spanish and the Hispanic culture. Course includes the alphabet, pronunciation, rules of stress and accent, gender and plural nouns, definite articles, numbers, days of the week, months of the year, parts of the body, personal subject pronouns, conjugation of present tense regular verbs and common conversational phrases.
COM-8769-011Basic American Sign LanguageHenderson County08/26/201910/07/20190/20$70.00Learn the fundamental elements of American Sign Language within a cultural context. Gain an understanding on the development of basic expressive and receptive skills. By the end of this course, you should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to expressive American Sign Language and demonstrate cultural awareness.
COM-8769-012Basic American Sign LanguageHenderson County10/21/201912/02/20190/20$70.00Learn the fundamental elements of American Sign Language within a cultural context. Gain an understanding on the development of basic expressive and receptive skills. By the end of this course, you should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to expressive American Sign Language and demonstrate cultural awareness.
COM-8770-201Basic American Sign Language OnlineInternet-Based Course08/28/201910/02/20190/20$75.00Learn the fundamental elements of American Sign Language within a cultural context. Gain an understanding on the development of basic expressive and receptive skills. By the end of this course, you should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to expressive American Sign Language and demonstrate cultural awareness. You must have an HD Web-Camera connected to your laptop or desktop computer only during lecture hours. Cell phones will not work for this requirement. You will be emailed the ZOOM Link by your instructor before course begins.
COM-8770-202Basic American Sign Language OnlineInternet-Based Course10/23/201911/27/20190/20$75.00Learn the fundamental elements of American Sign Language within a cultural context. Gain an understanding on the development of basic expressive and receptive skills. By the end of this course, you should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to expressive American Sign Language and demonstrate cultural awareness. You must have an HD Web-Camera connected to your laptop or desktop computer only during lecture hours. Cell phones will not work for this requirement. You will be emailed the ZOOM Link by your instructor before course begins.
MED-8034-907Explore a Career in Medical CodingInternet-Based Course07/17/201909/06/2019M. Eaker0/35$75.00Take your first step toward a lucrative career as a medical coder! In this course, you'll learn how to find medical codes for any disease, condition, treatment, or surgical procedure. We'll discuss how medical coding works in the real world, and then we'll go over the different types of codes you'll need to understand to describe every aspect of a patient's visit and report that information to an insurance company. From there, you'll be ready to begin putting it all into practice. By the end of this course, you'll know how to find your way through both the CPT manual and the ICD-9-CM manual, and you'll be well on your way to becoming a medical coder.
OST-8030-907Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016-DLInternet-Based Course07/17/201909/06/2019M. Eaker1/34$75.00Master Microsoft Excel 2016 in this course. Even "non-techie" beginners will find it easy to learn in this fun, step-by-step online course. These lessons will teach you dozens of shortcuts and tricks for setting up fully formatted worksheets quickly and efficiently. You'll learn the secrets behind writing powerful mathematical formulas and discover how to use the function wizard to quickly and automatically calculate statistics, loan payments, future value, and more. In addition, you'll get tips on sorting and analyzing data, designing custom charts and graphs, creating three-dimensional workbooks, building links between files, endowing your worksheets with decision-making capabilities, and automating frequently-repeated tasks with macros and buttons. This informative course covers Quick Analysis, Flash Fill, and powerful charting capabilities available in Excel 2016. This is not a tutorial, but an in-depth class where you'll get training, help, and personal support from an experienced instructor as you're learning Excel basics. By the time you're done, you'll be using this vital Office 2016 tool like a pro
EDU-8208-907Survival Kit for New Teachers - DLInternet-Based Course07/17/201909/06/2019M. Eaker0/35$75.00Are you a new teacher who feels anxious about entering your first classroom? Whether you're already teaching, a newly credentialed graduate, or a substitute looking to transition to full-time, this course will provide you with all the time-tested tools, tips, and tricks you need to make your early years in the classroom a breeze.
EDU-8206-907Solv Clsrm Discipline Problems - DLInternet-Based Course07/17/201909/06/2019M. Eaker0/35$75.00Why do some teachers enjoy peaceful, orderly classrooms while other teachers face daily discipline battles? The answer is that many teachers have not been taught the secrets to solving discipline problems. This course reveals those secrets and presents a step-by-step approach to effective, positive classroom discipline. Teachers continually rate this course one of the most valuable they have ever taken.
FLI-8763-800Beginning Spanish Conversation08/19/201909/30/2019E. Marquez0/20$70.00Review the grammar and vocabulary learned in Beginning Spanish I, II, and III with conversation as the focus. Rules of stress, accent, gender, plural nouns, definite articles, personal subject pronouns, conjugation of present tense regular verbs, common conversational phrases, simple negative, interrogatives, verb 'to be,' and 'tener,' prepositions, irregular present tense verbs, cardinal and ordinal numbers, shortened forms of adjectives, possessive and demonstrative, numbers, days,months, weather, time, body parts, family, friends, occupations, clothing, city locations, ordering in a restaurant and shopping. Prerequisite: Beginning Spanish III or equivalent proficiency.
EMS-8017-601Coach Emer Vehicle Oper- Ambul Operator-AmbulanceHenderson County08/24/201908/24/2019T. Stauter0/24$70.00CEVO is a defensive driving program that teaches practical driving techniques. The student will focus on the operator's ability to read traffic objectives, act accordingly, and prevent collisions in both emergency and non-emergency situations.
FIP-8732-801Land Search Rescue07/26/201907/28/20190/20$125.00This course will allow students to be exposed to new and emerging issues in fire and rescue.
FLI-8778-907Speed Spanish - DLInternet-Based Course07/17/201909/06/2019M. Eaker1/34$75.00Imagine yourself speaking, reading and writing Spanish. Now you can with Speed Spanish! This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn Spanish pronto. You'll learn six easy recipes for gluing Spanish words together to form sentences. In no time at all, you'll be able to go into any Spanish speaking situation and converse in Spanish. Que Bueno!
EDU-8232-907Teaching High School Students-DLInternet-Based Course07/17/201909/06/2019M. Eaker0/35$75.00How can you reach students in the high school class? What can you do to motivate and teach so that your students are ready to succeed in life as well as school? Learn the latest teaching strategies and techniques that can help your secondary students achieve academically and behave responsibly. You will cover a broad range of topics, including differentiated instruction, classroom management and discipline, assessment strategies, and gaining parental support. You will discover tips for creating need-fulfilling lessons that engage students, suggestions for using simulations and games that make learning enjoyable, and how to teach your students the social-emotional skills they need to succeed both in school and in life. You will learn how to motivate students with recognition, rewards, and reinforcement, how to deal with discipline problems, and the value of varying your assessment strategies. Throughout the course, you will view videos that illustrate the concepts you're learning. You will hear from education experts and see actual classroom teachers demonstrating the techniques taught in this course. By the end of this course, you will have mastered proven ways to help your high school students succeed both in school and in life!
SEF-9056-907Homeschool with Success - DLInternet-Based Course07/17/201909/06/2019M. Eaker0/35$75.00Homeschooling can be a bit of a mystery if you're new to the topic. In this course, we'll start at the beginning, delving into the history of homeschooling and examining its status today in all 50 states. You'll see how to find the laws and regulations that govern your community--and you might be surprised to learn that homeschooling is legal and growing all around you. As you discover what you need to know to homeschool your children, you'll also become familiar with the terminology the homeschool community uses. You'll see how homeschooling gives you the opportunity to socialize your children as well as build long-lasting and productive relationships with peers and adults. You'll also find out how homeschooling gives you unique opportunities to teach valuable life skills. From manners to money management, you can be sure your children master subjects that don't make it into most textbooks. We'll also talk about full-time homeschooling for travelers and how it can fit into their adventurous lives. When you finish this course, you'll have lots of information and guidance to plot your homeschooling course for years to come!
SEF-8942-907Intro to Quickbooks Online-DLInternet-Based Course07/17/201909/06/2019M. Eaker0/35$75.00In this course, you'll learn to manage the financial aspects of your small business quickly and efficiently using QuickBooks Online. This powerful accounting software program has helped thousands of business owners just like you manage their finances. With the online version, you also gain all the advantage of computing in the cloud, so that your files will be available to you virtually anytime, anywhere. As we explore the pros and cons of online accounting, you'll soon see how easy it is to use the navigation features of QuickBooks Online. Then you'll gain hands-on experience as you learn all the ways this well-designed accounting program makes it a snap to manage your business' finances-from recording income and expenses, to entering checks and bank transfer entries, to setting up a chart of accounts. You'll see how to reconcile your checking account and manage credit card and loan payments; create and print invoices, receipts, and statements; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; create estimates; generate reports; and much more. Whether you're new to QuickBooks or have already used other versions of this software program, this course will empower you to take control of the financial accounting for your business, all with the ease and convenience of an online platform.
NUR-8357-907Medical TerminologyInternet-Based Course07/17/201909/06/2019M. Eaker1/34$75.00This course teaches medical terminology from an anatomical approach with the study of the structure of medical words and terms. Root terms are divided by each body system. The origin, a combined form, and an example of non-medical everyday usage is provided for each root term. Emphasis is placed on spelling and defining commonly used prefixes, suffixes, root words, their combining forms, and body organization. Word Associations are provided as a learning tool. Unusual and interesting information is provided in regards to each term. Root terms are combined with prefixes and suffixes as your learning will culminate in the interpretation of several paragraphs of medical notes.

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