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Course Title Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Seats taken/open Price
SEF-8974-401Basic Pump Hydraulics & Oper ConditionsHenderson County05/23/201905/23/2019J. Edwards0/12$70.00Approved by NC DENR for six (6) recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Topics include pump piping systems, basic pump hydraulics, normal operations and abnormal operations.
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-8965-402Electrical FundamentalsHenderson County07/25/201907/25/2019J. Edwards1/11$70.00Approved by NC DENR for six (6) recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Topics include atomic energy, energy sources, electromagnetism, inductance, capacitance, power systems, control system components, OSHA and NEC deficiencies and lockout/tagout. Please bring your operator certification card(s) to class.
SEF-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-8409-20324 Hour Moderate Risk HAZWOPER OnlineInternet-Based Course06/10/201906/27/2019M. 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-8407-204HAZWOPER Refresher Online - 8 HoursInternet-Based Course06/10/201906/20/2019M. 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-8407-205HAZWOPER Refresher Online - 8 HoursInternet-Based Course07/15/201907/26/2019M. Eaker0/35$90.00OSHA-required refresher for students who have completed HAZWOPER 40 Hour and/or 24 Hour Spill Response certifications. Training as specified in 29 CFR 1910.120. All course work will be completed online. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date.
SEF-8971-401Pump Types, Components and RepairHenderson County04/25/201904/25/2019J. Edwards4/8$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-8407-511Yoga for Every BodyHenderson County06/04/201907/23/2019D. McDorman1/19$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-8407-512Yoga for Every BodyHenderson County06/05/201907/24/20190/20$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-8692-501Intermediate CalligraphyFletcher Town Hall03/25/201905/06/2019D. Tickle7/8$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-8705-411What House Style Is That?Henderson County03/26/201903/26/2019D. Gelbert2/13$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-8462-511How to Take Better PicturesHenderson County05/15/201905/29/2019L. 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-8109-511Outdoor Photography WorkshopHenderson County06/05/201907/17/2019L. St. Romain1/19$66.30Learn the art of outdoor photography by capturing and creating moments that explore the essence of our environment. Our subjects will be still photography, wildlife, and scenery. You will also learn the additive and subtractive elements of lighting, backgrounds and copying. Bring your camera to class.
CSP-8620-801Mixed Media PaintingAthletics and Activity Center06/10/201907/22/2019L. Erickson1/14$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-8636-800Sketching without FearAthletics and Activity Center04/02/201905/07/2019M. Hughes11/4$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-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-8698-802Intermediate Pastel PaintingAthletics and Activity Center06/26/201908/07/2019B. Kies2/13$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-8549-411Qigong for Health and WellnessHenderson County06/05/201907/24/2019M. Moreno0/25$56.30Qigong is an ancient Chinese practice with wonderful health benefits. With slow, graceful movements, visualization and breathing allows you to connect with your body and become conscious of your Qi (life force energy). Learn a classic form called Eight Piece Brocade and meditations. Qigong can be done by anyone regardless of age or health.
CSP-8708-401Better Boomers FitnessHenderson County06/04/201907/16/2019M. Moreno0/25$56.30In this course aimed at adults 45+, you will learn to move beyond the ideas of competitive and cosmetic fitness to the more adult goals of functional and maintainable fitness with the primary goal of discovering interesting and sustainable practice for your golden years.
SEF-8986-401EDIT Your Script for Contests, etc.!Henderson County05/18/201906/15/2019N. Jefferson0/15$90.00Editing is as crucial to a script as the writing itself! Students will read their script from cover to cover and edit it for: correct punctuation, structure and content as well as scene continuity!
CSP-8062-413Exploring ClayHenderson County05/22/201907/31/2019R. Kirby2/8$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.
MKT-8447-802Guest Service GoldGoodwill Career Connections05/21/201905/23/2019S. 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-8699-511Intermediate/Advanced Line DancingHenderson County05/23/201906/27/2019S. McFalls0/50$66.30Learn line dances that are more challenging. This class is for those who have taken line dance before and want to advance in knowledge and skill. This class is at a faster pace and is not recommended to beginners.
CSP-8101-511Line DancingHenderson County05/20/201906/24/2019S. McFalls0/50$66.30Here is a fun way for you to exercise, reduce stress, increase energy and muscle tone, and you do not need a partner. The first few weeks will include a repetitive approach to learning basic line dance steps and simple routines. Class sessions will review and gradually introduce new, faster, and more difficult steps and routines that will move you to a more advanced level. Classes will be dancing country and rock and roll music. Flat leather soled shoes are recommended.
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. Romain5/5$66.30Learn the art of outdoor photography by capturing and creating moments that explore the essence of our environment. Our subjects will be still photography, wildlife, and scenery. You will also learn the additive and subtractive elements of lighting, backgrounds and copying. Bring your camera to class.
CSP-8109-521Outdoor Photography WorkshopTransylvania County06/05/201907/17/2019L. St. Romain0/10$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 County04/08/201904/08/2019A. Smith6/9$70.00This class will review information from the National Restaurant Association's (NRA) ServSafe Manager 7th Edition Book before taking the proctored two hour 09-ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Examination. North Carolina 15A .2600 Rules Governing Food Protection and Sanitation of Food Establishments states that food service establishments must have a certified manager present at all times of operation. Food establishments will receive a deduction of two points on food safety inspection scores if this requirement is not met. The student will be responsible for reading and performing all book related activities prior to attending the course. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase required answer sheet before class begins.
HOS-8086-5214-HR Servsafe Food Safety Manager ReviewTransylvania County06/10/201906/10/2019A. Smith0/15$70.00This class will review information from the National Restaurant Association's (NRA) ServSafe Manager 7th Edition Book before taking the proctored two hour 09-ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Examination. North Carolina 15A .2600 Rules Governing Food Protection and Sanitation of Food Establishments states that food service establishments must have a certified manager present at all times of operation. Food establishments will receive a deduction of two points on food safety inspection scores if this requirement is not met. The student will be responsible for reading and performing all book related activities prior to attending the course. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase required answer sheet before class begins.
MKT-8447-421Guest 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.
CSP-8930-411Rubber Stamping Fun Card FoldsAthletics and Activity Center03/26/201905/07/2019A. Carroll4/11$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-8927-411Calligraphy TodayAthletics and Activity Center05/16/201906/20/2019C. Langsdorf1/14$61.30Learn calligraphy in this introductory class of calligraphy for today. We will look at the Italic style. This class will give students practice with the special tools used by calligraphers to create modern hands. Supplies will be discussed at first session and students will need to mail order their supplies. Approximate cost of supplies: $50.
OST-8027-511Introduction to Excel05/20/201906/10/2019L. Morris0/20$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-8027-501Introduction to ExcelHenderson County05/20/201906/10/2019L. Morris2/18$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-8028-501Intermediate ExcelHenderson County06/12/201907/02/2019L. Morris0/20$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-8028-511Intermediate ExcelHenderson County06/12/201907/01/2019L. Morris0/20$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-8029-501Advanced ExcelHenderson County07/08/201907/24/2019L. 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.
OST-8029-511Advanced ExcelHenderson County07/08/201907/24/2019L. 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-8019-602Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County04/26/201904/28/201910/2$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-8019-606Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County05/30/201906/02/20190/12$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-8019-601Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County05/23/201905/25/20191/11$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 County06/06/201906/08/20190/12$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-8019-603Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County06/20/201906/22/20191/11$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-8019-604Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County07/11/201907/13/20190/15$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-8338-402Motorcycle Care and MaintenanceHenderson County06/04/201906/20/20190/12$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.
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.
AUT-8203-402Outdoor Power Equipment (OPE) IHenderson County06/03/201907/17/2019C. Heaton0/12$136.30This entry level course will provide basic knowledge and skills for entry level employment in power equipment dealership or repair. Through hands on experiences, students learn the basic mechanical skills to repair and rebuild small engines. The course focuses on maintenance of systems for equipment performance.
APP-8203-404Welding IHenderson County06/04/201906/20/2019J. 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-8203-405Welding IHenderson County07/09/201907/25/2019J. Gordon1/11$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.
CSP-8164-421Intermediate WatercolorTransylvania County04/01/201905/20/2019M. Grissom6/14$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.
CSP-8704-421Understanding ColorTransylvania County06/03/201907/22/2019M. Grissom0/20$60.00Gain an introduction to Color Theory and how to use color more effectively. You will develop an understanding of basic terminology and the relationships between color combinations. Experiment with mixing colors through artistic and design applications. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
WLD-8133-401Welding Fabrication IHenderson County06/03/201906/19/2019J. Gordon1/11$88.80Learn the basics of metal fabrication through this project based course. You will start with an idea and work through inception, choosing the right materials, preparing a materials list and welding the project together. A basic understanding of the three major welding processes (STICK, MIG, and TIG) is a pre-requisite for this class including welding experience or completion of Welding I.
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-8071-521French for Beginners IITransylvania County04/03/201905/29/2019C. Kale4/16$65.00This course is for persons who have completed French for Beginners part I or equivalent and wants to improve their language skills.
ELC-8123-401Basic Electricity IIHenderson County06/04/201906/25/2019S. McCallister0/12$91.30Gain an understanding of the advanced elements of electricity including an overview of the principles of electrical distribution, lighting, heating, generators, control circuits and transformers. This course is designed to follow up and reinforce concepts from Basic Electricity I by providing a more advanced understanding of electrical work in commercial and/or industrial settings. Basic Electricity I or working knowledge of electricity is required to take this class.
CSP-8725-431Beginner Carolina Shag IITransylvania County05/16/201906/20/2019C. Bryson0/10$66.30Continue your knowledge growth even more with this Beginner's Shag II course. You will learn new variations and lead and follow steps continuing to add to your dance routines. Prerequisite: Beginning Shag I or equivalent proficiency.
CSP-8726-431Mirror Steps in Carolina ShagTransylvania County07/18/201907/25/2019C. Bryson0/10$46.30Advance your knowledge with a short course in Mirror Steps Shag dancing. Mirror steps are for the shag dancers who have regular dance partners with a lot of practice and precision timing together. Students should be competent in the basic Shag steps as this is for the more advanced Shaggers. Prerequisite: Beginner Shag II or equivalent proficiency.
CSP-8657-522Pastel PaintingTransylvania County06/25/201907/30/2019B. 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-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.
SEF-8404-201WW-Preliminary Treatment OnlineInternet-Based Course06/03/201906/14/20190/35$90.00Students will explore the rudiments of wastewater treatment. The topics of this course include general issues regarding the steps in preliminary treatment of wastewater. Approved by NC DENR for ten (10) recertification hours for wastewater operators only. Along with reading assignments from the text, each course is enhanced with audio, up-to-date photographs, interactive exercises and online links related to the course topics. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date. All course work will be completed online. Please provide your wastewater operator certification number on the registration form.
SEF-8403-202WW Treatment-Pond Systems OnlineInternet-Based Course07/15/201907/26/20190/35$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.
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-8933-531Wildlife GardeningTransylvania County05/16/201905/23/2019M. 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. King6/4$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-8652-521Introduction to Digital PhotographyTransylvania County06/03/201906/06/2019K. King1/9$66.30Develop an understanding of digital photography and the skills to make successful images regardless if you own a point-and-shoot or a high-end, DSLR camera. You will begin with basic camera functions and then explore the relationship between shutter speed, aperture and exposure. Hands-on demonstrations and a variety of assignments will help you develop your own photographic style. Bring your camera. DSLR with manual settings preferable, but not required.
CSP-8119-522Stained GlassTransylvania County06/03/201907/15/2019J. Danis-Stys1/14$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
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.
CIS-8013-521Computers 101: Becoming SavvyTransylvania County05/28/201906/11/2019R. 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-8014-521Computers 102: Savvy ContinuedTransylvania County06/13/201906/27/2019R. 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-8000-521Computers 201: Windows 10Transylvania County05/28/201907/23/2019C. Duval1/9$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.
SEF-8996-402Building Teams That Work!Henderson County03/26/201903/26/2019T. Sparks1/19$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. Sparks7/13$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. Sparks2/18$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.
SEF-8996-403Building Teams That Work!Henderson County05/21/201905/21/2019T. 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-8132-606Notary Public EducationHenderson County04/06/201904/06/2019P. Roberts6/14$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. Gavalas8/12$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. Roberts1/19$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-8132-428Notary Public EducationTransylvania County05/23/201905/23/2019G. 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-8927-602Electronic Notary PublicTransylvania County06/06/201906/06/2019G. Gavalas1/19$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-8132-608Notary Public EducationHenderson County06/15/201906/15/2019P. 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-8132-429Notary Public EducationTransylvania County06/27/201906/27/2019G. Gavalas0/20$80.00The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. Students must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You must also speak, read, and write English. You will receive instruction on the notary public application process. Students will be required to provide a government issued picture ID such as driver's license. Registration Fee of $75 includes books and materials, which will be provided in class.
SEF-8132-609Notary Public EducationHenderson County07/27/201907/27/2019P. 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-8132-430Notary Public EducationTransylvania County08/09/201908/09/2019G. 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.
CSP-8407-531Yoga for Every BodyTransylvania County06/04/201906/27/2019C. Coffey0/15$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.
FLI-8755-532Intermediate Spanish ITransylvania County05/21/201907/16/2019E. Marquez0/25$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. Tierson11/14$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-8788-411Spanish Literature & Culture IHenderson County06/03/201907/22/2019Y. Tierson0/20$70.00In this course students will read literature to acquire new vocabulary and grammar as well as reading and writing fluency. I will also help students to become acquainted with writers, literary movements and styles. The course will also focus on Spain to learn its culture and customs.
CIS-8014-401Computers 102: Savvy ContinuedHenderson County03/26/201904/30/2019T. Kaczmarek6/24$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.
CSP-8717-412NC Concealed Carry Handgun TrainingHenderson County04/22/201904/23/2019D. Dessenberger3/7$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-8717-512NC Concealed Carry Handgun TrainingHenderson County06/17/201906/18/2019D. Dessenberger0/20$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. Whitaker7/13$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. 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 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-Dickson5/20$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-8562-521Transylvania County History & HeritageTransylvania County06/04/201907/09/2019E. McCall-Dickson1/19$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-Dickson5/15$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.
CSP-8476-521Our Cherokee HeritageTransylvania County06/05/201907/10/2019E. McCall-Dickson0/20$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-8327-432Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County04/23/201904/25/2019J. Galloway1/19$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
AUT-8327-504Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County04/22/201904/23/2019G. Dudas5/15$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
AUT-8327-505Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County05/20/201905/21/2019G. 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-8327-506Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County06/17/201906/18/2019G. 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-8327-507Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County07/22/201907/23/2019G. 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-8321-504OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County04/24/201904/25/2019G. Dudas2/18$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-8321-506OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County06/19/201906/20/2019G. 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-8761-501Beginning Spanish IIHenderson County03/28/201905/23/2019M. Harney15/5$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.
FLI-8755-511Intermediate Spanish IHenderson County05/21/201907/09/2019M. Harney0/20$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-8762-412Beginning Spanish IIIHenderson County06/06/201908/01/2019M. Harney2/18$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.
AUT-8321-434OBD Emission Inspection CertificationTransylvania County06/11/201906/13/2019J. 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-8327-434Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County06/18/201906/20/2019J. 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.
CSP-8542-411Geology of North CarolinaHenderson County05/22/201906/26/2019R. Culotta5/25$60.00Learn about the spectacular mountains, gorges, caves, beaches and mineral riches that make up our region of the country. Ever wonder how and when they were formed? Understanding how such geologic splendor can result from both ancient and ongoing catastrophes like floods, landslides, hurricanes, volcanoes and earthquakes will change the way you see our dangerous, beautiful and fragile planet.
CSP-8614-502Intro to the Native American FluteHenderson County06/03/201907/22/2019R. McDaniel3/17$55.00Learn to play the Native American Flute at the beginner level. In addition to technique topics include design, variations and tunings. You will learn scale, modes, fingering and breathing/tongue techniques to become proficient at playing music with this historical and beautiful instrument.
CSP-8019-605Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County08/02/201908/04/20190/12$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-8932-511Couples Country Round DanceHenderson County05/20/201906/24/2019S. McFalls0/50$56.30Enjoy learning couples pattern dances that are repeated & danced in a circle around the outer boundary of dance floor. Learn one new dance each week with a brief review of the following weeks dance before learning a new dance.
CSP-8615-411Intermediate Native American FluteHenderson County06/03/201907/22/2019R. McDaniel1/14$55.00Build on your coursework from the beginner class and learn additional musical scales and more advanced techniques of play. You will also learn to use the rim blown and drone flutes. This course is for students that have already taken the beginning level class or have experience playing the flute.
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.
CSP-8929-421Pop/Rock Music Listening SkillsTransylvania County06/03/201906/26/2019S. Zvengrowski0/12$60.00Learn and develop your listening skills to increase your understanding of popular and rock music. You will study a variety of music styles within the popular and rock music genres. Based on principles of the Aural Analysis of Music, you will expand your skills as a listener and enhance your enjoyment of music recordings and concerts.
CSP-8057-602Basic Rider Course IIHenderson County06/09/201906/09/20195/7$85.00Basic Rider II allows you to hone the technical and mental skills necessary to assure your safety and the safety of your passenger, as you ride your motorcycle.. Use your own bike on a controlled course to practice managing traction, stopping quickly, cornering and swerving. You have the option of including a passenger in this course. Discuss how to balance the mental and physical aspects of safe riding, manage risk, increase visibility and optimize your lane position. Learn about protective gear, rider responsibility, motorcycle inspection and care and the effects of alcohol and other drugs on riding. You have the option to test for a waiver card which exempts you from the NCDMV riding test portion required for full motorcycle endorsement on your license. You must still take the written test portion.
CSP-8057-603Basic Rider Course IIHenderson County06/23/201906/23/20190/12$85.00Basic Rider II allows you to hone the technical and mental skills necessary to assure your safety and the safety of your passenger, as you ride your motorcycle.. Use your own bike on a controlled course to practice managing traction, stopping quickly, cornering and swerving. You have the option of including a passenger in this course. Discuss how to balance the mental and physical aspects of safe riding, manage risk, increase visibility and optimize your lane position. Learn about protective gear, rider responsibility, motorcycle inspection and care and the effects of alcohol and other drugs on riding. You have the option to test for a waiver card which exempts you from the NCDMV riding test portion required for full motorcycle endorsement on your license. You must still take the written test portion.
CSP-8417-601Motorcycle Advanced RiderHenderson County05/26/201905/26/20190/12$85.00This course is designed for experienced motorcycle riders who desire to learn and practice more in- depth riding techniques. Classroom activities use small group discussions and interactive activities to explore personal risk management strategies; options for cornering, braking and swerving; and ways to improve visual perception to identify collision traps. On-cycle range exercises provide practice in cornering, braking and swerving. There are no skills tests in this course. Participants must provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle.
CSP-8417-602Motorcycle Advanced RiderHenderson County07/14/201907/14/20190/12$85.00This course is designed for experienced motorcycle riders who desire to learn and practice more in- depth riding techniques. Classroom activities use small group discussions and interactive activities to explore personal risk management strategies; options for cornering, braking and swerving; and ways to improve visual perception to identify collision traps. On-cycle range exercises provide practice in cornering, braking and swerving. There are no skills tests in this course. Participants must provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle.
CSP-8417-603Motorcycle Advanced RiderHenderson County08/04/201908/04/20190/12$85.00This course is designed for experienced motorcycle riders who desire to learn and practice more in- depth riding techniques. Classroom activities use small group discussions and interactive activities to explore personal risk management strategies; options for cornering, braking and swerving; and ways to improve visual perception to identify collision traps. On-cycle range exercises provide practice in cornering, braking and swerving. There are no skills tests in this course. Participants must provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle.
NUR-8357-904Medical TerminologyInternet-Based Course04/17/201906/07/2019M. Eaker0/35$75.00This course teaches medical terminology from an anatomical approach with the study of the structure of medical words and terms. Root terms are divided by each body system. The origin, a combined form, and an example of non-medical everyday usage is provided for each root term. Emphasis is placed on spelling and defining commonly used prefixes, suffixes, root words, their combining forms, and body organization. Word Associations are provided as a learning tool. Unusual and interesting information is provided in regards to each term. Root terms are combined with prefixes and suffixes as your learning will culminate in the interpretation of several paragraphs of medical notes.
COM-8727-904A to Z Grant WritingInternet-Based Course04/17/201906/07/2019M. Eaker0/35$75.00A to Z Grant Writing is an invigorating and informative course that will equip you with the skills and tools you need to enter the exciting field of grant writing! You'll learn how to raise needed funds by discovering how and where to look for potential funders who are a good match for your organization. You'll also learn how to network and develop true partnerships with a variety of funders, how to organize a successful grant writing campaign, and how to put together a complete proposal package.
ACC-8120-001NC Local Government FinanceHenderson County04/03/201905/22/20191/19$70.00Learn the basics of local government finance in North Carolina from a very practical perspective in this overview course. This is not a "debit and credit" accounting course nor does it assume you have a formal accounting education or background. Rather, you will be introduced to the basic job functions that are typically housed in the Finance Department, with more attention given to those that are found in smaller governments. This course also will tie those functions back to the requirements for all local governments found in the NC General Statutes, primarily that Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act (G.S. 159 Article 3).

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Refund Policy
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.
  2. If a class is canceled due to insufficient enrollment, the student will receive a 100% refund.
  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.