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Course Title Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Seats taken/open Price
DFT-8107-401AutoCAD IHenderson County02/04/201904/29/2019R. Schwartz1/11$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.
SEF-8407-201HAZWOPER Refresher Online - 8 HoursInternet-Based Course02/04/201902/15/2019M. 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-8407-202HAZWOPER Refresher Online - 8 HoursInternet-Based Course03/11/201903/22/2019M. 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-8407-203HAZWOPER Refresher Online - 8 HoursInternet-Based Course04/22/201905/03/2019M. 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-8409-20124 Hour Moderate Risk HAZWOPER OnlineInternet-Based Course02/04/201902/22/2019M. Eaker0/35$90.00OSHA-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.
SEF-8409-20224 Hour Moderate Risk HAZWOPER OnlineInternet-Based Course04/08/201904/26/2019M. Eaker0/35$90.00OSHA-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.
SEF-8587-401National Electrical CodeHenderson County03/09/201903/09/2019R. Ruhe5/30$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-8939-401Process ControlHenderson County03/14/201903/14/2019J. Edwards1/11$70.00Approved by NC DENR for six (6) recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Topics include: coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, chlorination. This course will provide 6 hours of continuing education credits to those that hold a water/wastewater license. Please bring a calculator and your operator certification card(s) to class.
SEF-8971-401Pump Types, Components and RepairHenderson County04/25/201904/25/2019J. 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.
CSP-8407-413Yoga for Every BodyHenderson County03/19/201905/21/2019D. McDorman0/20$56.30Learn 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 County03/20/201905/22/2019D. McDorman0/20$56.30Learn 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-8665-401Round Hand CalligraphyFletcher Town Hall01/28/201903/04/2019D. Tickle6/4$65.00Learn 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-8462-421How to Take Better PicturesTransylvania County03/06/201903/20/2019L. St. Romain0/10$61.30Learn why technique is much more important than equipment in taking good pictures. Get to know your camera, learn how to practice and avoid some common mistakes to improve your photographs.
CSP-8692-501Intermediate CalligraphyFletcher Town Hall03/25/201905/06/2019D. Tickle1/14$65.00Explore more advanced calligraphy techniques and styles such as Old English Gothic, Irish Uncials, italic and more in this class for those who have a basic knowledge of calligraphy. In addition to new techniques you will also learn how to use color and gold leaf for initial letters. As you develop these new skills, you will be able to impress family and friends with hand crafted holiday greeting cards and invitations. A supply list will be available at the first meeting.
CSP-8573-401Self-Publishing for Fun and ProfitHenderson County01/22/201902/12/2019D. Gelbert6/9$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 County03/26/201903/26/2019D. Gelbert1/14$30.00Learn 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.
CSP-8617-401Henderson County History & Heritage IIIHenderson County03/12/201905/07/2019J. Giles1/24$65.00Explore Henderson County history from 1920 to the present. Topics include the Roaring '20s, Great Depression, World War II, Korean War, post-war era, Vietnam War, cultural changes, minorities, political and economic history, agriculture, transportation, education, industrialization, communities, black history, current issues.
CSP-8482-501Henderson County History & Heritage IIHenderson County03/21/201905/02/2019J. Giles8/17$65.00Explore Henderson County history from the Civil War to 1920. Topics include the Civil War, Reconstruction, black history, Appalachian culture and stereotypes, political and economic history, industry, agriculture, transportation, religious history, education, tourism, communities, and World War I.
CSP-8462-411How to Take Better PicturesHenderson County03/06/201903/20/2019L. St. Romain1/19$61.30Learn why technique is much more important than equipment in taking good pictures. Get to know your camera, learn how to practice and avoid some common mistakes to improve your photographs.
CSP-8462-511How to Take Better PicturesHenderson County05/15/201905/29/2019L. St. Romain0/20$61.30Learn why technique is much more important than equipment in taking good pictures. Get to know your camera, learn how to practice and avoid some common mistakes to improve your photographs.
CSP-8620-800Mixed Media PaintingAthletics and Activity Center02/11/201903/25/2019L. Erickson4/11$70.00Learn 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-8022-800Beginning Cake DecoratingAthletics and Activity Center03/05/201904/09/2019M. Ruff6/9$60.00Come 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-8224-801Oil PaintingAthletics and Activity Center03/06/201904/10/2019L. Miller4/11$70.00Learn 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-8033-800Learning and Loving WatercolorAthletics and Activity Center02/06/201903/13/2019M. Hughes7/8$70.00Develop 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-8033-801Learning and Loving WatercolorAthletics and Activity Center04/03/201905/08/2019M. Hughes4/11$70.00Develop 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 Center04/02/201905/07/2019M. Hughes5/10$60.00Learn 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-8709-401Pencil, Perspective & DrawingAthletics and Activity Center02/07/201902/28/2019M. Hughes3/12$60.00Learn a unique approach in how to draw. Starting with the pencil, you will gain understanding of the full range of pencils, values, and marks. You will explore an in depth lesson of 1 & 2 point perspective, the illusive magic of foreshortening and how you pull it all together. This very structured drawing class will allow you to gain confidence in learning to draw what you see while gaining a full appreciation and understanding of how to use these tools in your drawings.
CSP-8709-402Pencil, Perspective & DrawingAthletics and Activity Center04/04/201904/25/2019M. Hughes0/15$60.00Learn a unique approach in how to draw. Starting with the pencil, you will gain understanding of the full range of pencils, values, and marks. You will explore an in depth lesson of 1 & 2 point perspective, the illusive magic of foreshortening and how you pull it all together. This very structured drawing class will allow you to gain confidence in learning to draw what you see while gaining a full appreciation and understanding of how to use these tools in your drawings.
CSP-8552-800Wire Wrapping Jewelry MakingFletcher Town Hall02/18/201902/25/2019E. Till-Fidelman1/9$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 Hall03/18/201903/25/2019E. Till-Fidelman2/8$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 Hall04/22/201904/29/2019E. Till-Fidelman3/12$56.30Learn 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-8657-800Pastel PaintingAthletics and Activity Center01/28/201903/04/2019B. Kies10/2$70.00Enjoy 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 Center01/30/201903/06/2019B. Kies2/10$75.00This 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-8657-801Pastel PaintingAthletics and Activity Center03/18/201904/29/2019B. Kies1/14$70.00Enjoy 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-8698-801Intermediate Pastel PaintingAthletics and Activity Center03/20/201905/01/2019B. Kies1/14$75.00This 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-8170-412Intermediate PotteryHenderson County03/18/201905/13/2019R. Kirby4/6$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 and class time will allow for independent work or structured assignments based on your interest. Clay is available for purchase at the bookstore. Tools must be provided by the student.
CSP-8062-403Exploring ClayHenderson County03/13/201905/08/2019R. Kirby3/7$151.30Learn how to express your creative visions through working with clay. Whether your skills are at the beginner, intermediate, or advanced level, this course offers tips and techniques to help you develop your skills. Small classes allow time for individual as well as group instruction. From the basics of throwing, hand-building, glaze application and firing to refining skills and learning new techniques, classes are designed to meet the needs of students at varying skill levels. Clay and tools are available at the BRCC Bookstore.
CSP-8170-414Intermediate PotteryHenderson County03/14/201905/09/2019R. Kirby6/4$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 and class time will allow for independent work or structured assignments based on your interest. Clay is available for purchase at the bookstore. Tools must be provided by the student.
MKT-8447-802Guest Service GoldGoodwill Career Connections03/05/201903/07/2019S. Adams0/5$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-8699-411Intermediate/Advanced Line DancingHenderson County02/05/201903/26/2019S. McFalls3/47$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 County02/04/201903/25/2019S. McFalls9/41$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.
CSP-8462-521How to Take Better PicturesTransylvania County05/15/201905/29/2019L. St. Romain0/10$61.30Learn why technique is much more important than equipment in taking good pictures. Get to know your camera, learn how to practice and avoid some common mistakes to improve your photographs.
CSP-8109-421Outdoor Photography WorkshopTransylvania County03/27/201905/08/2019L. St. Romain2/8$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.
HOS-8086-4214-HR Servsafe Food Safety Manager ReviewTransylvania County04/05/201904/05/2019A. Smith1/14$70.00This class will review information from the National Restaurant Association's (NRA) ServSafe Manager 6th 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-8447-421Guest Service GoldTransylvania County04/02/201904/04/2019S. Adams0/10$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.
SEF-9030-411Screenwriting IHenderson County01/19/201903/09/2019N. Jefferson6/19$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 County03/16/201905/04/2019N. Jefferson0/25$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-8930-411Rubber Stamping Fun Card FoldsAthletics and Activity Center03/26/201905/07/2019A. Carroll2/13$67.00Have fun in this intermediate, hands-on course. Enjoy making cards involving fun folding techniques and rubber stamping. Basic rubber stamping experience is helpful but not required. Please bring scissors to each class.
CSP-8932-411Couples Country Round DanceHenderson County02/04/201903/25/2019S. McFalls4/46$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.
OST-8027-411Introduction to ExcelHenderson County01/23/201902/11/2019L. Morris4/16$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.
OST-8027-401Introduction to ExcelHenderson County01/23/201902/11/2019L. Morris5/15$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.
OST-8028-401Intermediate ExcelHenderson County02/18/201903/06/2019L. Morris2/18$75.00Apply your basic Excel skills to business situations. You will summarize data and use formulas; format and analyze data using tables, charts and graphs. The pace of this class assumes the student has basic Excel skills and is comfortable with worksheets. Pre-requisites: Basic Excel Skills.
OST-8028-411Intermediate ExcelHenderson County02/18/201903/06/2019L. Morris1/19$75.00Apply your basic Excel skills to business situations. You will summarize data and use formulas; format and analyze data using tables, charts and graphs. The pace of this class assumes the student has basic Excel skills and is comfortable with worksheets. Pre-requisites: Basic Excel Skills.
OST-8029-401Advanced ExcelHenderson County03/18/201904/03/2019L. Morris2/18$75.00Increase your knowledge with Excel's powerful analytical and decision making tools. Advanced Excel is all about analyzing data using specialized tools such as specialized functions, lookups, pivot tables, and automation, resulting in time saving skills and stronger decision making. This class is paced for students comfortable with excel. Pre-requisites: Intermediate Excel skills: Formulas, formatting, graphs & charts and tables & ranges.
OST-8029-411Advanced ExcelHenderson County03/18/201904/03/2019L. Morris0/20$75.00Increase your knowledge with Excel's powerful analytical and decision making tools. Advanced Excel is all about analyzing data using specialized tools such as specialized functions, lookups, pivot tables, and automation, resulting in time saving skills and stronger decision making. This class is paced for students comfortable with excel. Pre-requisites: Intermediate Excel skills: Formulas, formatting, graphs & charts and tables & ranges.
CSP-8019-601Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County04/12/201904/14/20193/9$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycles 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 County04/26/201904/28/20192/10$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycles 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.
AUT-8338-401Motorcycle Care and MaintenanceHenderson County03/05/201903/21/20190/12$96.30Gain first hand understanding and shop experience for the principles related to basic motorcycle care and maintenance. This theory and hands-on course will cover basic motorcycle maintenance, preventative maintenance, safety, winterizing, washing, waxing and polishing. Books are not required for this course.
AUT-8340-401Automotive Steering and SuspensionHenderson County02/05/201902/21/20190/12$96.30Gain first hand understanding and shop experience of the principles related to automotive steering and suspension. This theory and hands on course will cover automotive steering systems, suspension systems and alignment geometry. Books are not required for this course.
SEF-9032-401Automotive ASE Test PrepHenderson County03/26/201904/02/20190/15$71.30Prepare to sit for the ASE exam in this informational course. This course is geared to individuals who are attempting certification or recertification in the area of automotive/transportation through ASE. Study and test taking strategies will be detailed to help you prepare for the exam. You will not receive ASE Certification, this is to prepare you for the taking the test only.
CSP-8934-401Basic Car Care MaintenanceHenderson County03/26/201905/02/20190/15$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.
CSP-8037-401Blacksmithing IHenderson County04/05/201905/03/2019P. Rutterbush9/3$90.00This introductory course is designed to acquaint the student with the art of blacksmithing. Emphasis will be on shop safety as well as the basics of fire control, hammer control, forging temperatures, drawing out, upsetting, punching, twisting, basic scrolls and basic tool making. Student projects will reinforce basic blacksmithing techniques learned in class. No prior experience necessary.
AUT-8203-401Outdoor Power Equipment (OPE) IHenderson County02/04/201904/29/2019C. Heaton1/11$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.
APP-8203-401Welding IHenderson County02/05/201902/21/2019J. Gordon5/7$88.80Learn the different welding symbols, shop math and safety procedures through hands-on experience with various types of welding techniques. This entry level course will provide MIG, TIG and STIC welding process training. Anyone looking to enter the lucrative welding trade, increase skills and knowledge should enroll. Students are required to purchase personal safety equipment prior to the first day of class.
APP-8203-402Welding IHenderson County03/05/201903/21/2019J. Gordon3/9$88.80Learn the different welding symbols, shop math and safety procedures through hands-on experience with various types of welding techniques. This entry level course will provide MIG, TIG and STIC welding process training. Anyone looking to enter the lucrative welding trade, increase skills and knowledge should enroll. Students are required to purchase personal safety equipment prior to the first day of class.
APP-8203-403Welding IHenderson County03/26/201904/11/2019J. Gordon0/12$88.80Learn the different welding symbols, shop math and safety procedures through hands-on experience with various types of welding techniques. This entry level course will provide MIG, TIG and STIC welding process training. Anyone looking to enter the lucrative welding trade, increase skills and knowledge should enroll. Students are required to purchase personal safety equipment prior to the first day of class.
APP-8203-403Welding IHenderson County03/05/201903/21/2019J. Gordon0/12$88.80Learn the different welding symbols, shop math and safety procedures through hands-on experience with various types of welding techniques. This entry level course will provide MIG, TIG and STIC welding process training. Anyone looking to enter the lucrative welding trade, increase skills and knowledge should enroll. Students are required to purchase personal safety equipment prior to the first day of class.
APP-8204-501Welding IIHenderson County03/25/201904/10/2019J. Gordon6/6$88.80Gain additional opportunities to practice the various types of welding learn in Welding I with greater emphasis on refinement of welding skills, math, symbols and blueprint reading. You should have completed Level I welding or have welding experience prior to registering for this class. Please bring personal safety equipment to the first day of class.
CSP-8576-421Drawing FundamentalsTransylvania County02/04/201903/25/2019M. Grissom6/14$65.00Learn the skills and techniques to draw from the world around you with classroom and outside experience. Gain an understanding of basic drawing and how to apply design elements that include shading, line, shape and space. Whether you are a beginner or just brushing up on your skills, this class will provide a basic understanding of drawing. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8164-421Intermediate WatercolorTransylvania County04/01/201905/20/2019M. Grissom1/19$70.00This 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.
BPR-8004-401Print ReadingHenderson County04/04/201904/11/2019S. McCallister0/12$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-8070-421French for Beginners ITransylvania County01/30/201903/20/2019C. Kale11/9$65.00This is an introductory course for persons wanting to begin the study of French. Learn to acquire the basic skills necessary to listen, speak, read, write and understand French. Emphasis will be on developing conversational skills. Please bring notebook to first class.
ELC-8014-401Basic ElectricityHenderson County03/19/201904/09/2019S. McCallister1/11$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.
CSP-8071-521French for Beginners IITransylvania County03/27/201905/22/2019C. Kale0/20$65.00This course is for persons who have completed French for Beginners part I or equivalent and wants to improve their language skills.
CSP-8724-431Beginner Carolina Shag ITransylvania County03/07/201904/25/2019J. Bryson0/10$66.30Learn 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.
CSP-8657-421Pastel PaintingTransylvania County02/01/201903/08/2019B. Kies1/11$70.00Enjoy 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-8657-521Pastel PaintingTransylvania County03/22/201905/03/2019B. Kies1/11$70.00Enjoy 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.
SEF-8403-201WW Treatment-Pond Systems OnlineInternet-Based Course02/11/201902/22/20190/35$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-8400-201WW-Suspended Growth Systems OnlineInternet-Based Course02/25/201903/08/20190/35$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.
SEF-8406-201WW Treatment-Disinfect-Chlorin OnlineInternet-Based Course03/04/201903/15/20190/35$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-8401-201WW Treatment-Fixed Film Process OnlineInternet-Based Course04/08/201904/19/20190/35$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-8402-201WW Treatment-Pollution Control OnlineInternet-Based Course04/29/201905/10/20190/35$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.
CSP-8581-421Plant PropagationTransylvania County03/13/201903/13/2019M. Dixon1/19$35.00Get ready for spring by growing your own plants for transplanting at the right time and at a cheaper price. Learn how to start seedlings and how to save your own seeds for future growing seasons. Discover how to increase plant population by dividing, cutting and separating your perennials, along with grafting and how to get several fruits on one tree. At the conclusion of class, you will take home seeds you started in the classroom.
CSP-8581-431Plant PropagationTransylvania County03/14/201903/14/2019M. Dixon0/20$35.00Get ready for spring by growing your own plants for transplanting at the right time and at a cheaper price. Learn how to start seedlings and how to save your own seeds for future growing seasons. Discover how to increase plant population by dividing, cutting and separating your perennials, along with grafting and how to get several fruits on one tree. At the conclusion of class, you will take home seeds you started in the classroom.
CSP-8933-521Wildlife GardeningTransylvania County05/15/201905/22/2019M. Dixon1/19$45.00Bees, butterflies and birds are having a hard time because of a loss of their habitat and chemicals. Learn how to give up your large yard that needs mowing, fertilizer and chemicals. Add a small wildlife garden which will not need as much maintenance. You will learn how to design and establish a special garden to get wildlife to come to your house. You will learn what plants to include, water features that can be used and housing design to incorporate into your very own wildlife garden.
CSP-8668-421Introduction to Digital Photography IITransylvania County04/02/201904/30/2019K. King0/10$55.00Learn techniques and improve your photographic competency in this Level II study of digital photography. For those who have completed Introduction to Digital Photography, or are comfortable using a DSLR in Manual mode, this class is for you. Hands-on demonstration and a variety of assignments will help to further develop your photographic style. Bring a DSLR camera with manual settings to class.
CSP-8604-421Modern Short StoriesTransylvania County02/19/201904/09/2019K. King7/13$65.00Carry 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.
CSP-8712-521Digital Scrapbooking for BeginnersTransylvania County02/06/201902/27/2019K. King4/8$60.00Save your memories! Digital scrapbooking allows you to save precious information in a more secure way and makes sharing those memories with others easier. You will learn how to use Photoshop Elements® to edit images, create simple templates, use digi-kits, and retouch old photos. We will cover clone stamping, adding text, and other tips and tricks. You'll also learn about working with brushes and textures to create your own papers and backgrounds. Students may bring a laptop computer with Adobe Photoshop Elements® (version 12 or higher) and a selection of digital images to work with. A limited number of computers (with Elements version 11) will be available for students to use during class.
CSP-8119-421Stained GlassTransylvania County01/28/201903/11/2019J. Danis-Stys7/8$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
CSP-8119-521Stained GlassTransylvania County03/18/201905/06/2019J. Danis-Stys2/13$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
CSP-8931-421Stained Glass Mosaic ClassTransylvania County01/30/201903/06/2019J. Danis-Stys8/7$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-8931-521Stained Glass Mosaic ClassTransylvania County03/13/201904/24/2019J. 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.
CIS-8013-421Computers 101: Becoming SavvyTransylvania County02/14/201903/21/2019R. Sprouse1/11$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-8014-421Computers 102: Savvy ContinuedTransylvania County03/28/201905/02/2019R. Sprouse0/12$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-8000-421Computers 201: Windows 10Transylvania County03/06/201905/01/2019C. Duval1/11$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-8027-421Introduction to ExcelTransylvania County02/11/201902/27/2019R. Sprouse1/11$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.
OST-8028-421Intermediate ExcelTransylvania County03/04/201903/20/2019R. Sprouse1/11$75.00Apply your basic Excel skills to business situations. You will summarize data and use formulas; format and analyze data using tables, charts and graphs. The pace of this class assumes the student has basic Excel skills and is comfortable with worksheets. Pre-requisites: Basic Excel Skills.
OST-8029-421Advanced ExcelTransylvania County03/25/201904/10/2019R. Sprouse0/12$75.00Increase your knowledge with Excel's powerful analytical and decision making tools. Advanced Excel is all about analyzing data using specialized tools such as specialized functions, lookups, pivot tables, and automation, resulting in time saving skills and stronger decision making. This class is paced for students comfortable with excel. Pre-requisites: Intermediate Excel skills: Formulas, formatting, graphs & charts and tables & ranges.
ACC-8112-431QuickBooks & Accounting BasicsTransylvania County03/05/201906/04/20190/12$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.
SEF-8571-601SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam Prep CourseHenderson County01/26/201903/09/2019T. Sparks2/18$995.00Establish 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.
SEF-9000-402Future of Performance ManagementHenderson County02/07/201902/07/2019T. Sparks1/19$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.
SEF-8999-402Your Role in Organizational ChangeHenderson County02/26/201902/26/2019T. Sparks1/19$75.00Explore comprehensive change plans while outlining HR's strategic role as the organizational architect through the change process. Companies that avoid change risk becoming obsolete. Companies that change just for the sake of change or chase after the latest fads and trends, risk change burnout. Participants will learn how to assess the organization's readiness for change, build a culture of trust within the organization, create a culture of change, and how to facilitate the change process. Differences between change management and change leadership and how right-brained thinking versus left-brained thinking contributes to the successful implementation of change within the organization will be covered.
SEF-8916-405Franklin Covey - 7 HabitsHenderson County03/14/201903/14/20192/18$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.
SEF-8996-402Building Teams That Work!Henderson County03/26/201903/26/2019T. Sparks0/20$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-8997-402Importance of Organizational CultureHenderson County04/11/201904/11/2019T. Sparks1/19$75.00Learn why, "Culture Eats Strategy for breakfast." Discuss organizational culture and its impact on every other aspect of your company's bottom-line results. Why do some companies have a great culture while others miss the mark? Who drives culture within an organization and who can influence cultural change? Learn the answers to these and many other questions while sharing and learning from class participants.
SEF-9000-403Future of Performance ManagementHenderson County04/23/201904/23/2019T. Sparks0/20$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.
SEF-8998-402Mentoring as a Business StrategyHenderson County05/09/201905/09/2019T. Sparks0/20$75.00Learn to leverage the experience within your organization to positively impact key performance drivers such as recruitment, diversity, employee engagement, turnover, retention, and company culture. Mentoring is a high-impact; low-cost method of training that can be a "game-changer" for your organization. Develop and implement a mentoring program tailored for your company's goals and objectives including. The selection process, pairing process, the development of training for mentors and protégés, and evaluations to assess the impact to program goals will be covered. Discussed will be strategies on how to present the benefits of mentoring to the "C" suite and gain their buy-in.
BAF-8275-401Financial Planning IHenderson County02/05/201902/26/2019S. Bedoian2/18$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.
SEF-8132-424Notary Public EducationTransylvania County01/25/201901/25/2019G. Gavalas13/7$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 County02/02/201902/02/2019P. Roberts13/7$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-8132-425Notary Public EducationTransylvania County02/22/201902/22/2019G. Gavalas1/19$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-8132-605Notary Public EducationHenderson County03/09/201903/09/2019P. 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-8927-422Electronic Notary PublicHenderson County03/16/201903/16/2019P. Roberts0/20$70.00Become 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-8132-426Notary Public EducationTransylvania County03/22/201903/22/2019G. Gavalas1/19$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-8132-606Notary Public EducationHenderson County04/06/201904/06/2019P. 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-8132-427Notary Public EducationTransylvania County04/26/201904/26/2019G. 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-8132-607Notary Public EducationHenderson County05/11/201905/11/2019P. 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-8544-601Wilderness First Responder TrainingHenderson County03/02/201903/10/20193/27$775.00Train to respond to emergencies in remote settings with this nationally recognized program. This course is designed to provide you with the tools to make critical medical and evacuation decisions in remote locations and includes standards for urban and extended care situations. Half of your time will be spent completing practical skills, case studies and scenarios designed to challenge your decision making abilities. Adult CPR is included. Upon successful completion of this course you will receive the WMI Wilderness First Responder and WMI Adult & Child CPR certifications.
CSP-8654-421Chair YogaTransylvania County01/28/201903/25/2019C. Coffey6/9$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.
FLI-8763-531Beginning Spanish ConversationTransylvania County03/12/201905/07/2019E. Marquez1/24$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-8760-431Beginning Spanish ITransylvania County02/07/201903/29/2019E. Marquez2/23$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.
FLI-8761-531Beginning Spanish IITransylvania County04/04/201905/31/2019E. Marquez0/25$70.00Continue to establish a foundation for learning the Spanish language by building vocabulary and learning basic grammar points: the simple negative, interrogatives, the verb 'to be,' expressions using the verb 'tener', prepositions time and the weather. Prerequisite: Beginning Spanish I or equivalent proficiency.
CSP-8714-401Dog Grooming 10101/28/201902/26/20196/6$350.00Learn the basics of dog anatomy, health and safety, recognizing normal and abnormal conditions, safe handling techniques. Explore basic grooming tools, the pros and cons of shampoos, conditioners, and fur-enhancing products. You will also learn the application techniques for basic grooming for pre-bath preparations, safe bathing, drying, and scissoring, nail trimming, dremeling, and filing and the finishing techniques - brushing and scissoring. The registration fee does include the books and tools rental for this class.
CSP-8715-411Dog Grooming 10203/11/201904/17/20192/10$320.00Advance your knowledge and skills as you learn about breed groups, breed patterns, styling techniques of particular breeds, grooming the senior pet, and grooming the neglected pet. This course builds on the skills learned in Dog Grooming 101. You must have taken Dog Grooming 101 to take this course.
FLI-8755-801Intermediate Spanish IFletcher Town Hall01/28/201903/18/2019Y. Tierson1/24$70.00Continue to grow in your knowledge of the Spanish language. Learn stem changing verbs, commands, adverbs and topical vocabulary. Prerequisite: Beginning Spanish Conversation or equivalent proficiency.
FLI-8754-800Intermediate Spanish IIFletcher Town Hall03/25/201905/20/2019Y. Tierson0/20$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-8804-800Spanish Composition Thru Literature I AHenderson County03/25/201905/20/2019Y. Tierson0/25$70.00Acquire new vocabulary and grammar as well as reading and writing fluency in this advanced composition and beginning literary analysis class. You will also focus on Latin America in this course in order to gain a better understanding of its culture and customs.
FLI-8808-511Spanish Literature & Culture III-AHenderson County01/28/201903/18/2019Y. Tierson9/11$70.00In this course students will read literature to acquire new vocabulary and grammar as well as reading and writing fluency. The course will also focus on Chile and Peru to learn their culture and customs.
CSP-8686-421iPad 101: Getting StartedTransylvania County02/06/201902/27/2019T. Kaczmarek2/18$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
NOS-8000-401Computers 201: Windows 10Henderson County03/12/201905/07/2019T. Kaczmarek0/25$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-8722-401Smart Home Basics: Getting StartedHenderson County03/11/201904/01/2019T. Kaczmarek1/29$60.00Making your home a Smart Home. Knowing where to start and choosing from among the many products available today can be intimidating. In this course we will cover the first steps you need to consider in this fun journey, the possibilities in Smart Home technologies, and what requirements you should look for before buying. No special skills or equipment is required in this course, just an interest to learn.
CSP-8687-421iPhone 101: Getting StartedTransylvania County02/06/201902/27/2019T. Kaczmarek5/15$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-8687-401iPhone 101: Getting StartedHenderson County02/04/201902/25/2019T. Kaczmarek7/23$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-8688-421iPhone/iPad 201: Beyond the BasicsTransylvania County03/13/201905/08/2019T. Kaczmarek2/18$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.
CSP-8722-421Smart Home Basics: Getting StartedTransylvania County03/13/201904/03/2019T. Kaczmarek1/19$60.00Making your home a Smart Home. Knowing where to start and choosing from among the many products available today can be intimidating. In this course we will cover the first steps you need to consider in this fun journey, the possibilities in Smart Home technologies, and what requirements you should look for before buying. No special skills or equipment is required in this course, just an interest to learn.
SEF-8988-421Understanding "Cloud" ServicesTransylvania County03/13/201905/08/2019T. Kaczmarek0/20$70.00A simplified explanation and practical guide to using the "Cloud". We will examine some of the most popular Cloud services from Apple, Microsoft, Google, and more. Thru lecture, discussion, and hands-on work we'll examine how you can boost your confidence, productivity, and have access to all your most important files and information on all your connected devices. This course relates to Apple, Android, Google, and Windows devices as well as some commercially available free or paid Cloud solutions. It is recommended that you bring to class, and have a basic knowledge of, your mobile device.
CSP-8686-401iPad 101: Getting StartedHenderson County02/04/201902/25/2019T. Kaczmarek2/28$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
SEF-8988-401Understanding "Cloud" ServicesHenderson County03/07/201905/02/2019T. Kaczmarek2/28$70.00A simplified explanation and practical guide to using the "Cloud". We will examine some of the most popular Cloud services from Apple, Microsoft, Google, and more. Thru lecture, discussion, and hands-on work we'll examine how you can boost your confidence, productivity, and have access to all your most important files and information on all your connected devices. This course relates to Apple, Android, Google, and Windows devices as well as some commercially available free or paid Cloud solutions. It is recommended that you bring to class, and have a basic knowledge of, your mobile device.
CIS-8013-401Computers 101: Becoming SavvyHenderson County02/05/201903/05/2019T. Kaczmarek6/14$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.
CSP-8688-501iPhone/iPad 201: Beyond the BasicsHenderson County03/11/201905/06/2019T. Kaczmarek9/21$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.
MLS-8988-801Business Accelerator01/23/201905/29/20194/16$295.00Experience a small business and entrepreneur development program where good ideas meet proven business practices. This program is designed to give small business managers skill sets and critical management practices they desperately need. Topics include understanding how to legally form a company, business planning, legal and organizational issues and structures, sources of financing, marketing, professional selling, budgeting and project management. This course will include guest speakers, field trips and exposure to various potential resources necessary to successfully launch and manage a successful business. Course fees include instructional materials and trip expenses.
CIS-8014-401Computers 102: Savvy ContinuedHenderson County03/26/201904/30/2019T. Kaczmarek0/30$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.
RLS-8702-406Broker Relationships and ResponsibilitieHenderson County02/18/201903/12/2019R. Whitaker2/18$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-8706-406Broker Contracts & ClosingsHenderson County02/02/201902/23/2019R. Whitaker6/14$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.
CSP-8717-411NC Concealed Carry Handgun TrainingHenderson County02/18/201902/19/2019D. Dessenberger1/9$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 County04/22/201904/23/2019D. 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
RLS-8702-407Broker Relationships and ResponsibilitieHenderson County03/25/201904/23/2019R. 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. 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-8706-407Broker Contracts & ClosingsHenderson County04/29/201905/21/2019R. Whitaker1/19$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.
CSP-8562-421Transylvania County History & HeritageTransylvania County03/26/201905/07/2019E. McCall-Dickson3/22$60.00Discover 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-8476-421Our Cherokee HeritageTransylvania County03/27/201905/08/2019E. McCall-Dickson2/18$60.00Discover 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.
AUT-8327-431Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County02/18/201902/20/2019J. Galloway2/18$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-8339-431Basic Automotive ElectricityTransylvania County02/05/201902/26/2019J. Galloway0/20$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.
AUT-8321-432OBD Emission Inspection CertificationTransylvania County03/06/201903/07/2019J. Galloway0/20$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-8340-431Automotive Steering and SuspensionTransylvania County03/13/201904/10/2019J. Galloway0/20$96.30Gain first hand understanding and shop experience of the principles related to automotive steering and suspension. This theory and hands on course will cover automotive steering systems, suspension systems and alignment geometry. Books are not required for this course.
AUT-8327-432Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County04/23/201904/25/2019J. Galloway0/20$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-8327-501Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County01/28/201901/29/2019G. Dudas11/9$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-8327-502Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County02/18/201902/19/2019G. 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-8327-503Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County03/18/201903/19/2019G. 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-8327-504Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County04/22/201904/23/2019G. 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-8321-501OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County01/30/201901/31/2019G. Dudas10/10$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-8321-503OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County03/20/201903/21/2019G. 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.
FLI-8762-411Beginning Spanish IIIHenderson County01/22/201903/12/2019M. Harney7/13$70.00Continue to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. The main points to be covered include: irregular present tense verbs, cardinal and ordinal numbers, shortened forms of adjectives, possessive adjectives, demonstrative adjectives, and vocabulary related to times, dates, holidays, family, friends and occupations. Prerequisite: Beginning Spanish II or equivalent proficiency.
FLI-8763-511Beginning Spanish ConversationHenderson County03/19/201905/14/2019M. Harney0/20$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.
FLI-8760-401Beginning Spanish IHenderson County01/24/201903/21/2019M. Harney18/2$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.
FLI-8761-501Beginning Spanish IIHenderson County03/28/201905/23/2019M. Harney4/16$70.00Continue to establish a foundation for learning the Spanish language by building vocabulary and learning basic grammar points: the simple negative, interrogatives, the verb 'to be,' expressions using the verb 'tener', prepositions time and the weather. Prerequisite: Beginning Spanish I or equivalent proficiency.
CAR-8126-401NCCER Core Construction Training IHenderson County02/08/201904/06/2019M. Broome1/19$226.30Take the first step to working in the construction industry. Enroll in the NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research) Core Construction class. By earning this required credential, the student will gain an understanding of topics such as Basic Safety, Critical Communication Skills on a Job Site and Introduction to Construction Drawings. Be a part of this growing field and position yourself for job growth and opportunities in this lucrative field.
MEC-8024-431Basic Machining TechnologyTransylvania County02/05/201905/28/2019F. Creasman1/7$206.30Learn about a variety of material-working processes common to the machining industry. This course will teach you about the working properties of metals and how to operate machine tools to produce products that meet precise specifications. You will learn through hands on learning experiences to Manual Milling, Manual Turning, Print Reading, and CNC machining centers. Upon completion, you should be able to safely demonstrate basic machining operations, accurately measure components and effectively use layout instruments.
SEF-8545-431Introduction to Bicycle MechanicsTransylvania County02/05/201902/12/20193/7$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 (approximate value $50 - list of required tools available upon request).
SEF-8560-431Bicycle Mechanics IITransylvania County02/19/201902/26/20191/9$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-8573-431Bicycle Mechanics IIITransylvania County03/05/201903/12/20190/10$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.
CSP-8595-501Copperplate CalligraphyAthletics and Activity Center02/20/201903/27/2019C. Langsdorf0/20$65.00Enjoy this introductory class in the art of pointed pen, shaded script calligraphy. We will look at the English Roundhand, copperplate and modern variations. This class will give students practice with the special tool which uses an oblique handle and a flexible, steel nib. Supplies will be discussed at first session. Approximate cost of supplies is $45.
AUT-8341-431Automotive Engine PerformanceTransylvania County04/22/201907/17/2019J. Galloway0/25$206.30Gain shop experience and an understanding of the principles related to electronic engine control systems, the diagnostic process used to locate engine performance concerns, and procedures used to restore normal operation. You will learn currently used fuels and fuel systems, exhaust gas analysis, emission control components and systems, OBD II (on-board diagnostics) and inter-related electrical/electronic systems. Additional hours will be needed if class transferred to a degree program.
HOR-8320-401Introduction to Modern LandscapingHenderson County01/29/201903/05/2019C. Evans1/24$71.30Want to learn about the landscape design and the multiple opportunities within the landscaping industry? This course will dive into the details about job duties, as well as further training and education which make up the variety of options within the modern day landscaping industry. Learn from industry professionals about Landscape Designs, Installation, Hardscapes and Nursery Operations and their personal careers and background, as well as their thoughts on the future of the horticulture industry. What is your natural skill set that will help further develop your career in the landscaping industry? Not sure, let's figure it out!
CSP-8697-421Guitar for BeginnersTransylvania County03/18/201905/20/2019S. Zvengrowski2/10$60.00Learn and enjoy the basic skills in guitar technique and music fundamentals through a diverse repertoire that includes popular, folk, and country styles. The class is designed for the beginning student and it is not necessary to have any previous music experience. You will need to bring a six-string acoustic guitar (can be nylon or steel strings) and music manuscript paper (staff paper) to each class session. Students will have opportunities to recommend songs of interest for the class to learn
CSP-8928-421Intermediate GuitarTransylvania County03/18/201906/10/2019S. Zvengrowski1/11$65.00Expand 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.
MNT-8006-401Industrial Maintenance IHenderson County02/01/201905/03/2019S. McCallister0/20$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.
RLS-8709-401Real Estate Pre-LicensingHenderson County01/23/201904/10/2019R. Whitaker3/17$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.
CSP-8936-411Karate Level 1Henderson County01/22/201903/12/20191/11$48.30Get in shape and learn to defend yourself with traditional White Crane Karate. You will learn basic self-defense techniques, healthy body mechanics for strong posture, balance, and more. No experience is necessary. Perfect for anyone seeking fitness, focus, confidence and practical self-defense.
SEF-8942-901Intro to Quickbooks Online-DLInternet-Based Course01/16/201903/08/2019M. Eaker3/32$90.00In 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.
CSP-8937-411Karate Level 2Henderson County01/22/201903/12/20192/10$48.30Learn more advanced karate techniques and how to apply them to increase speed, focus and power in this level 2 class. Using partner practice, you will learn distance and timing. Use kata and forms to develop practical defensive skills and increase fitness to get a new level of focus, strength, speed and confidence that you can use every day or in a self-defense situation. You need to have successfully completed Karate Level 1 or past experience in traditional White Crane Karate as taught in Level 1.
CSP-8936-511Karate Level 1Henderson County03/19/201905/14/20190/12$48.30Get in shape and learn to defend yourself with traditional White Crane Karate. You will learn basic self-defense techniques, healthy body mechanics for strong posture, balance, and more. No experience is necessary. Perfect for anyone seeking fitness, focus, confidence and practical self-defense.
CSP-8937-511Karate Level 2Henderson County03/19/201905/14/20190/12$48.30Learn more advanced karate techniques and how to apply them to increase speed, focus and power in this level 2 class. Using partner practice, you will learn distance and timing. Use kata and forms to develop practical defensive skills and increase fitness to get a new level of focus, strength, speed and confidence that you can use every day or in a self-defense situation. You need to have successfully completed Karate Level 1 or past experience in traditional White Crane Karate as taught in Level 1.
SEF-9039-901Introduction to JavaScript-DLInternet-Based Course01/16/201903/08/2019M. Eaker0/30$90.00You may already know how to use HTML and CSS to create websites. If so, you're ready to add more power to your programming with JavaScript. This programming language lets you add interactivity to your pages by creating features such as buttons, picture carousels, and collapsible panels to your Web pages. The course begins with the basics of JavaScript code and then moves on to more advanced topics. You'll learn how to define what happens when a user clicks a button or presses a key on your pages, and see how JavaScript enables your pages to make "if . . . then . . . else" decisions about what to do based on circumstances. You'll also get a chance to try out loops and timers to create animation effects. Throughout the course, you'll get plenty of hands-on practice to give you the experience you need to really understand how JavaScript works. And since no JavaScript course would be complete without a discussion of jQuery, we cover it as well. This free "write less, do more" JavaScript library has become virtually synonymous with modern Web and mobile app development. By the end of the course, you'll understand how to use jQuery to catapult your basic JavaScript knowledge to incredible new heights. This course assumes students already know HTML and CSS. JavaScript is always used with these two programming languages, not as an alternative to them.
ACC-8112-402QuickBooks & Accounting BasicsHenderson County02/07/201904/25/20192/10$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.
FIP-8913-801Fire Officer IBlue Ridge Fire Department01/24/201903/14/2019R. Alley0/20$125.00This course will present the Fire Officer candidate with the knowledge, skills, and ability to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Four of NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications. The course is designed to meet the needs of the mid-level officer/supervisor. The course is built around class lectures and interactive group exercises.
CSP-8935-421Guitar for Beginners IITransylvania County03/18/201906/10/2019S. Zvengrowski0/10$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.
SEF-8956-901Intermediate Excel 2016 - DLInternet-Based Course01/16/201903/08/2019M. Eaker0/35$90.00Take your Excel skills to the next level! Master charting, PivotTables, Slicers, Sparklines, and other advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2016, and discover how this powerful MS Office program can boost your productivity. In these hands-on lessons, you'll learn how to create informative, eye-catching charts and graphs, and harness the power of Excel's data analysis tools and AutoFilter commands. In addition, you'll find out how easy it is to create macros that let you manipulate data with the push of a button. You'll also discover how to use Goal Seek and Solver and apply them to real-world problems. And you'll set yourself apart from the casual Excel user by adding VLOOKUP, INDEX & MATCH, and Excel's other time-saving functions to your repertoire. So get ready for six fun, action-packed weeks that will make you an Excel expert!
SEF-8178-902Start Your Own Small Business - DlInternet-Based Course02/13/201904/05/2019M. Eaker1/34$90.00Learn how to take your dream of starting a business and put it into action. In this class, you'll learn everything you need to know about starting a business including start-up options, proven marketing techniques, unique financing options, and easy employee-management tips. You'll discover the secrets that separate the successful entrepreneurs from the struggling ones.
SEF-8936-901Creating WordPress Websites-DLInternet-Based Course01/16/201903/08/2019M. Eaker1/34$90.00Get hands-on experience with this powerful tool as you create your own WordPress.com site and blog. As you walk through the process from start to finish, you'll find out how to use WordPress to create pages and posts, add images and videos, change a site's look and feel, and include user-friendly features.
SEF-8547-901Using the Internet in the Classroom-DLInternet-Based Course01/16/201903/08/2019M. Eaker1/29$75.00Teach students how to locate and evaluate Internet resources. Improve the caliber and amount of discussion through the use of e-mail and discussion boards. Learn how to safeguard students and their personal information while they are using the Internet.
SEF-8008-901Paralegal Certificate Program IInternet-Based Course01/16/201903/08/2019M. Eaker0/35$90.00Paralegals, also known as legal assistants, help lawyers prepare for trials. Paralegals are responsible for investigating the facts of a case and review laws, legal decisions, and legal articles that might be relevant to the case. Paralegals may also prepare written reports, arguments, pleadings, and motions. Paralegals are also often charged with organizing and tracking files, and may also draft contracts, estate plans, agreements, and other common legal documents. Demand for paralegals continues to be strong as more and more private law offices are turning to paralegals to help them reduce costs and provide more legal services in less time. This course provides an overview of the American judicial system focusing on the origins of American law and the litigation process.

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Pursuant to the North Carolina Administrative Code Title 23, Chapter 2(D) Section, 0203(d), the college shall refund registration fees under the following circumstances:

  1. If a student officially withdraws from the class prior to the first class session the student will receive a 100% refund. NOTE: Official withdrawal requires written notification received by the Continuing Education Office prior to the first class session.
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  3. After a class begins and a student officially withdraws from the class prior to or on the 10% point of the scheduled class hours, the student will receive a 75% refund. NOTE: For most classes, the 10% point is the first class session. Written notification must be received by the Continuing Education Office on the 10% date or 1st class session. Insurance Fees and Computer Use and Technology Fees are non-refundable.