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  • Important: Special registration procedures apply to Nurse Aide, Phlebotomy, EKG, Medical Assistant, Law Enforcement and Emergency Services courses. Please visit the Health Care page, the Law Enforcement page or the Emergency Services page for more information.

If you have any questions regarding registering for a continuing education class, please contact us by email at ewdce@blueridge.edu or call 828-694-1735.

NOTE: If a class is listed in the schedule below but the start date has passed, you may still be able to join the class.

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Course Title Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Seats taken/open Price
CSP-8022-800Beginning Cake DecoratingAthletics and Activity Center03/06/201704/10/2017R. Ruff3/7$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-8164-801Intermediate WatercolorAthletics and Activity Center03/07/201704/11/2017H. Hughes5/7$65.00This 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-8033-801Learning and Loving WatercolorAthletics and Activity Center03/08/201704/12/2017H. Hughes1/11$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-8482-501Henderson County History & Heritage IIHenderson County03/14/201705/09/2017G. Giles6/14$60.00This second course of Henderson County history will explore the years from the Civil War to the present. Learn about Henderson County during the Civil War, Reconstruction, the Great Depression, World Wars I and II and the post-war era. Examine the impact of cultural changes, political and economic issues, agriculture, transportation, religious history, education, industrialization, the arts, black history, and contributions of women.
CSP-8482-511Henderson County History & Heritage IIHenderson County03/14/201705/09/2017G. Giles6/14$60.00This second course of Henderson County history will explore the years from the Civil War to the present. Learn about Henderson County during the Civil War, Reconstruction, the Great Depression, World Wars I and II and the post-war era. Examine the impact of cultural changes, political and economic issues, agriculture, transportation, religious history, education, industrialization, the arts, black history, and contributions of women.
CSP-8617-511Henderson County History & Heritage IIIHenderson County03/02/201704/27/2017G. Giles10/10$60.00Gain an understanding of the history of Henderson County from 1920 to the present. Topics include the Roaring '20s, Great Depression, World War II, Korean War, the post-war era and Vietnam War. Specifics addressed will include cultural changes, minorities, political and economic history, agriculture, transportation, education, industrialization, communities and current issues. Come learn what happened in our community during the 20th Century.
CSP-8614-800Intro to the Native American Flute03/21/201705/02/2017M. McDaniel9/3$50.00Learn 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-8614-801Intro to the Native American Flute03/21/201705/02/2017M. McDaniel2/10$50.00Learn 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.
WAT-8203-501Water and Wastewater DisinfectionHenderson County02/28/201702/28/2017E. Edwards3/9$70.00Approved by NC DENR for six (6) recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Examines common methods of disinfection and the risks associated with each type. Provides training on disinfection processes and methods along with proper methods for handling a given disinfectant in an emergency. Please bring your operator certification card(s)to class.
WAT-8206-501Electr Fundamentals Water - Wastewater Continuing EducationHenderson County03/07/201703/07/2017E. Edwards9/3$70.00Approved by NC DENR for six (6) recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Topics include atomic energy, energy sources, electromagnetism, inductance, capacitance, power systems, control system components, OSHA and NEC deficiencies and lockout/tagout. Please bring your operator certification card(s) to class.
WAT-8204-501Math Refresher-Water & Wastewater OperHenderson County03/21/201703/21/2017E. Edwards0/12$70.00Approved by NC DENR for six (6) recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Topics include basic math, conversions and the use of formulas to determine volumes, flows, retention times, loading rates, laboratory analysis and other math pertinent to water and wastewater operations. Please bring a calculator and your operator certification card(s)to class.
WAT-8200-501Process Control Coag Floc Sed Filtr ChlHenderson County04/04/201704/04/2017E. Edwards0/12$70.00Approved by NC DENR for six (6) recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Topics include: coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, chlorination. Please bring a calculator and your operator certification card(s)to class.
WAT-8208-501Pump Types, Components and Repair Continuing EducationHenderson County04/11/201704/11/2017E. Edwards0/12$70.00Approved by NC DENR for six (6) recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Topics include pump types, pump components and pump repair. Please bring your operator certification card(s)to class.
WAT-8207-501Utility Cave-In Protection-Comp Person Continuing EducationHenderson County05/02/201705/02/2017E. Edwards0/12$70.00This course is approved by NC DENR for six (6) recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Topics include causes of cave-ins, classification and determination of soil types, backhoe safety and hazardous condition inspection, protection systems (sloping, shielding, and shoring), trenching and shoring techniques, water hazard considerations, excavation safety and accident prevention. Please bring your operator certification card(s) to class.
SEF-8402-201WW Treatment-Pollution Control OnlineInternet-Based Course02/27/201703/10/20170/50$70.00Students will explore the rudiments of wastewater treatment. The topics of this course include general issues regarding what is meant by the term water pollution, the steps needed to treat it and the math used. Approved by NC DENR for ten (10) recertification hours for wastewater operators only. Along with reading assignments from the text, each course is enhanced with audio, up-to-date photographs, interactive exercises and online links related to the course topics. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date. All course work will be completed online. Please provide your wastewater operator certification number on the registration form.
SEF-8403-201WW Treatment-Pond Systems OnlineInternet-Based Course03/06/201703/17/20170/50$70.00Students 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-8404-201WW-Preliminary Treatment OnlineInternet-Based Course03/27/201704/07/20170/50$70.00Students 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-8405-201WW-Primary Treatment OnlineInternet-Based Course04/10/201704/21/20170/50$70.00Students will explore the rudiments of wastewater treatment. The topics of this course include general issues regarding the steps in primary treatment of wastewater. Approved by NC DENR for ten (10) recertification hours for wastewater operators only. Along with reading assignments from the text, each course is enhanced with audio, up-to-date photographs, interactive exercises and online links related to the course topics. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date. All course work will be completed online. Please provide your wastewater operator certification number on the registration form.
SEF-8400-201WW-Suspended Growth Systems OnlineInternet-Based Course04/17/201704/28/20170/50$70.00Students 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.
CSP-8636-801Sketching without FearAthletics and Activity Center03/09/201704/06/2017H. Hughes3/12$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-8562-521Transylvania County History & HeritageTransylvania County03/22/201705/03/2017M. McCall-Dickson11/4$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-8407-421Yoga for Every BodyTransylvania County02/27/201704/10/2017C. Coffey6/4$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.
APP-8203-402Welding IHenderson County02/28/201703/16/20174/4$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 County03/28/201704/13/20171/7$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-8204-502Welding IIHenderson County02/28/201703/16/20171/7$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.
APP-8204-503Welding IIHenderson County03/28/201704/13/20171/7$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.
APP-8203-404Welding IBrevard High School02/28/201703/16/20173/9$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-8204-504Welding IIBrevard High School03/28/201704/13/20171/11$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-8033-521Learning and Loving WatercolorTransylvania County03/20/201705/01/2017G. Grissom3/9$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-8644-431Art TherapyTransylvania County03/02/201704/06/2017G. Grissom2/12$61.30Learn how to convey and creatively control emotion through art. In this class, you will focus on problem-solving techniques using creative processes and how to utilize emotion artistically. You will also participate in artistic exercises inspired by dreams, memories, music and meditative relaxation. These exercises will incorporate techniques involving painting, drawing, color, value, composition, rough sketching, collage and texture. Class is open to experienced art students, as well as students interested in learning how to therapeutically express themselves through visual arts. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
ELC-8123-502Basic Electricity IIHenderson County03/07/201704/11/2017M. McCallister2/10$71.30Gain 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.
ELC-8017-401N C Electrician Continuing Education PreparationHenderson County04/08/201704/08/2017R. Ruhe4/26$70.00Renew your license. Get eight hours of continuing education credit for NC licensed electrical contractors. Receive updated information on the latest changes in the National Electric Code. Review new materials and procedures, as well as related code requirements. Optional textbook is "Stallcup's Illustrated 2011 Code Changes." Books are available at the BRCC Bookstore.
AHR-8134-402HVAC: Heating & Air Conditioning IIHenderson County03/09/201705/02/20173/9$126.30Learn more advanced techniques of HVAC operation, installation and repair of heat pumps, oil and gas furnaces in this level II course. You will be exposed to more complex situations with troubleshooting and repair, with air flow calculations, schematics and electrical diagrams. Students should have completed HVAC Level I or have experience working in the field prior to taking this level.
CSP-8407-511Yoga for Every BodyHenderson County03/15/201705/10/2017M. McDorman0/12$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.
SEF-8408-20140 Hr HAZWOPER Haz Waste Opns HybridInternet-Based Course03/06/201703/31/20170/50$125.00OSHA-required 40 Hour HAZWOPER certification meeting the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120 for hazardous waste site personnel, supervisors, and managers. Students must complete all online course lessons and quizzes before coming to the hands-on at BRCC campus. Required hands-on component will be ????? in ARTS 120. Final exam will be completed during the hands-on session. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase required books and supplies before class begins. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date.
SEF-8407-202HAZWOPER Refresher Online - 8 HoursInternet-Based Course03/20/201703/31/20170/50$70.00OSHA-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 Course04/24/201705/05/20171/49$70.00OSHA-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-8409-20224 Hour Moderate Risk HAZWOPER OnlineInternet-Based Course03/27/201704/14/20170/50$70.00OSHA-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.
AUT-8327-503Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County03/20/201703/21/2017G. Galloway4/15$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-8327-504Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County04/24/201704/25/2017G. Galloway0/19$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.
CSP-8657-801Pastel Painting03/15/201705/10/2017K. 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.
AUT-8321-503OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County03/27/201703/28/2017G. Galloway6/13$70.00Become 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-8321-504OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County04/26/201704/27/2017G. Galloway2/17$70.00Become 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.
MEC-8021-401CNC Milling Center OperationsHenderson County03/07/201705/09/2017B. Bagley1/4$186.30Learn the programming, setup, and operation of computer numerical control (CNC) Milling centers. Course topics include programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production, and inspection. Upon completion, students will be able to manufacture simple parts using CNC milling centers. The students will also gain the necessary skills to sit and take the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) credentialing exam for CNC Milling
CSP-8662-800Advanced Calligraphy03/20/201705/01/20173/9$60.00Learn to write in a number of calligraphy styles such as Old English, Irish Uncial, Condensed italic, Compound capitals, Versals and more. You will work on a chosen verse or quotation with some illustration. Some prior training in basic calligraphy is desirable. In this class you will complete a final piece that can be used for wall art or a greeting card.
WLD-8133-402Welding Fabrication IHenderson County03/06/201703/22/2017B. Broome2/8$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.
WLD-8133-403Welding Fabrication IHenderson County03/27/201704/12/2017B. Broome0/10$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.
SEF-8132-404Notary Public EducationHenderson County03/11/201703/11/2017W. Whitaker15/5$75.00The 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-8132-405Notary Public EducationTransylvania County03/24/201703/24/2017G. Gavalas11/9$75.00The 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-8132-406Notary Public EducationHenderson County04/08/201704/08/2017R. Roberts5/15$75.00The 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-8132-407Notary Public EducationTransylvania County04/28/201704/28/2017G. Gavalas1/19$75.00The 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-8132-408Notary Public EducationHenderson County05/13/201705/13/2017W. Whitaker0/20$75.00The 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-8571-403SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam Prep CourseHenderson County02/20/201705/15/2017B. Burke-Sinclair2/18$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.
NOS-8000-421Windows 10Transylvania County03/08/201705/03/2017D. Duval6/3$75.00Get familiar with the computer concepts accessible in the Microsoft Operating System, Windows 10. Organize the items in the new Start Screen, manipulate appications, and user interface along with navigating the file system, control panel and more. You will begin your exploration by learning general computer concepts, multitasking techniques, file management and how to use the cloud for your workplace. Find out how new features work and why they work that way. This class is for beginner to intermediate users new to Windows 10. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase the required book before class begins.
RLS-8702-401Broker Relationships and ResponsibilitieTransylvania County04/06/201705/11/2017W. 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-8706-501Broker Contracts & ClosingsHenderson County04/10/201705/10/2017W. Whitaker0/20$125.00Real Estate Broker required training to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Get 30-hours of post-licensing education. This course consists of high level advanced instruction covering contracts and closing. This course will also discuss license status and education issues. Textbook required: NC Real Estate Manual.
OST-8002-401Getting Familiar With ExcelHenderson County04/25/201705/02/20170/20$75.00Microsoft Excel is the leading industry standard for spreadsheets. In this 6-hour course, students will gain an understanding of a wide range of program features that bring greater results from spreadsheets. Learn the fundamentals of Excel such as formulas and functions, graphs and charts, formatting, multiple worksheets, and file organization.
CSP-8597-421Mountain TalkTransylvania County03/22/201704/12/2017H. Holland5/13$55.00Learn about the unique Blue Ridge Mountain culture including the colorful beauty of Appalachian English (AE). Study the language of people indigenous to the area including their vocabulary, pronunciation and more as we take a look at the speech of NC, one of the most linguistically diverse states in the US.
HOS-8086-5214-HR Servsafe Food Safety Manager ReviewTransylvania County04/07/201704/07/2017S. Smith1/17$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.
CSP-8663-421Gardening with WildlifeTransylvania County03/22/201703/29/2017D. Dixon6/9$40.00Experience gardening with wildlife, which is becoming more important with the stress on bees, butterflies and birds. This course will show you how to give up the large yards that need mowing all the time. Instead you will learn how to design and establish a special garden to get bees, birds and hummingbirds to come to your house. You will learn which plants are best to use, water features and housing design and much more. No gardening experience necessary.
CSP-8663-531Gardening with WildlifeTransylvania County04/04/201704/11/2017D. Dixon3/12$40.00Experience gardening with wildlife, which is becoming more important with the stress on bees, butterflies and birds. This course will show you how to give up the large yards that need mowing all the time. Instead you will learn how to design and establish a special garden to get bees, birds and hummingbirds to come to your house. You will learn which plants are best to use, water features and housing design and much more. No gardening experience necessary.
CSP-8071-521French for Beginners IITransylvania County03/21/201705/09/2017K. Kale0/18$60.00This course is for persons who have completed French for Beginners part I or equivalent and wants to improve their language skills.
SEF-8545-401Introduction to Bicycle MechanicsHenderson County03/06/201703/13/2017R. Robinson4/6$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-8560-401Bicycle Mechanics IIHenderson County03/20/201703/27/2017R. Robinson3/7$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-8550-414Basic Outdoor Survival SkillsHenderson County02/27/201703/30/2017P. Pressley2/18$146.30Draw from the skills that indigenous peoples used for thousands of years and learn how you too can survive in the outdoors. Whether a serious survivalist or an outdoor person that just wants to be prepared, this course combines classroom lessons with in-field learning to develop real world survival skills. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase the required book. Course fee includes a survival kit. Off-Campus location, please see page XX for address.
SEF-8599-401Advanced Survival Skills IHenderson County04/03/201705/15/2017P. Pressley0/20$76.30Take your basic outdoor survival skills to the next level with this class focusing on advanced survival topics and techniques. If you have already attended a Basic Survival Skills class at BRCC you are particularly encouraged to participate and continue to develop your skills. Topics will include advanced shelter, water, hunting, weapons, cooking, hide tanning, traps & snares, tracking, cordage from plant fibers, fishing and even survival watercraft. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase the required book.
CSP-8667-501Laughter YogaHenderson County03/08/201704/12/20172/13$51.30Relieve stress and reduce anxiety with Laughter Yoga. This practice promotes the use of laughter as a form of physical exercise. Developed in India, Laughter Yoga combines Yoga breathing and easy stretches with voluntary laughing techniques. Laughing is an easy way to strengthen immune functions, bring more oxygen to the body and brain, foster positive feelings and improve interpersonal skills. Yoga mats are not required.
CSP-8668-521Introduction to Digital Photography IITransylvania County03/30/201704/27/2017K. King7/3$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.
AUT-8327-531Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County04/04/201704/05/2017G. 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-8321-531OBD Emission Inspection CertificationTransylvania County04/11/201704/12/2017G. Galloway2/18$70.00Become 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.
ISC-8358-421Craft Beer Industry InsightsTransylvania County03/02/201703/23/2017W. Weber1/19$71.30Learn about and experience first-hand some of the many topics important to the craft beer brewing industry. Gain an understanding of raw material production, distribution, craft beer bar ownership, legal issues and marketing/event planning. You will also visit several off site locations in this class. If you love craft beer and are interested in learning more about this exciting industry, then this course is for you.
OST-8019-401Excel in ManufacturingHenderson County03/01/201704/26/20177/8$75.00Increase your skills using Excel Spreadsheets. This class is developed to address effective uses of Excel in manufacturing. Learn to prepare and understand reports that are developed on a manufacturing floor and how these reports correspond to the work area. Broaden your understanding and delve into the many uses of this popular program from gathering data to pivot tables this program will increase skills, knowledge and productivity.
FLI-8761-801Beginning Spanish IIFletcher Town Hall03/13/201705/08/2017T. Tierson1/21$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-8752-511Intermediate Spanish ConversationHenderson County03/08/201705/03/2017M. Marquez0/22$70.00This course will be a review of the grammar and vocabulary learned in the Intermediate Spanish 1, 2, and 3, with an emphasis on conversation: stem changing verbs, commands, adverbs, direct and indirect objects, gustar, 'por' and 'para', preterite tense and topical vocabulary. Prerequisite: Intermediate Spanish 3 or equivalent proficiency.
CSP-8119-521Stained GlassTransylvania County03/08/201705/03/20177/8$71.30Learn 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-8398-521Computer-Savvy ContinuedTransylvania County03/21/201705/02/2017S. Sprouse1/8$70.00This course takes you further in your journey to become computer-savvy. Enhance your life by learning to surf the Web, send and receive e-mail, upload pictures to your family and friends, and download safely. Learn the basics of how to navigate webpages, customize your homepage and how to improve readability. Get an introduction to security settings, search engines, netiquette and emoticons. Course continues with purchased book of Becoming Computer-Savvy.
CSP-8062-501Exploring ClayHenderson County03/14/201705/09/2017K. Kirby2/8$106.30Learn 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-8170-511Intermediate PotteryHenderson County03/15/201705/10/2017K. Kirby6/4$106.30Take 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-8062-511Exploring ClayHenderson County03/09/201705/11/2017K. Kirby4/6$106.30Learn 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.
MNT-8008-401Explore Advanced ManufacturingHenderson County03/01/201704/05/2017M. McCallister0/15$76.30Explore the basic skills and gain an understanding of the new manufacturing workplace. You will be introduced to components of manufacturing and processes including materials, lean, measuring fundamentals and more! Prepare yourself to join today's manufacturing workforce with new skills and understanding.
SEF-8544-512Wilderness First Responder TrainingHenderson County03/25/201704/02/2017A. Adams8/42$495.00Train 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-8288-431Reiki Energy Healing, Level ITransylvania County03/13/201703/22/2017G. Gale6/4$56.30Learn how to increase your energy level and healing ability for yourself and others. Reiki also reduces pain and stress. Reiki is gentle healing touch that complements traditional medical treatment, natural therapies and hospice care. You will practice doing Reiki on yourself and others and receive the four attunements that empower you to enhance Reiki energy through your hands. No previous experience necessary.
CSP-8462-800How to Take Better PicturesAthletics and Activity Center03/17/201703/31/2017S. St. Romain1/9$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-8109-521Outdoor Photography WorkshopTransylvania County03/22/201705/03/2017S. St. Romain2/8$61.30Learn 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-8462-521How to Take Better PicturesTransylvania County03/01/201703/15/2017S. St. Romain2/8$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-8634-800Cartooning and CaricaturesAthletics and Activity Center03/22/201704/12/2017M. Molton1/9$55.00Learn the art of drawing cartoons and exaggerating features for caricatures in this creative class. Create your own cartoon characters and dialogues between them, just like you see in the comic strips. Understand how the professionals make comic strips come alive. Bring a Strathmore drawing pad, pencil and a kneaded eraser to the first class.
CSP-8653-511Native American Style Leather CraftsHenderson County03/03/201703/31/2017P. Pressley2/8$96.30Learn how to make various items from soft leather such as medicine drawstring bags, side bag, dream catchers and more. You will also make rustic Native American style jewelry using leather, bone, beads and other natural materials. Registration fee includes the cost of materials.
CSP-8648-511Find Your Way!Henderson County03/01/201703/29/2017P. Pressley4/6$56.30Learn to navigate in the wilderness with simple and readily available tools. This course is part of an engaging series of classes related to surviving in the outdoors. You will learn to find direction and respond to being lost in the outdoors with or without a compass. Compass and topographical map reading will be covered. There will also be some fun exercises with the compass including a geocache treasure hunt.
FLI-8761-531Beginning Spanish IITransylvania County03/09/201704/28/2017M. Marquez3/17$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-8649-511Survival Skills: FiremakingHenderson County04/05/201705/10/2017P. Pressley1/9$56.30Learn how to make fire without using matches in a survival situation. Learn friction fire making methods such as fire plow, fire saw and bow drill. Modern methods like fire steels, chemical, burning glass, cotton ball preparations, using a battery and more will also be explored.
CSP-8629-501Learn to Use Your iPhoneHenderson County03/22/201705/10/2017K. Kaczmarek4/8$60.00Get the most out of your iPhone for work or personal use by learning about functions like making and receiving calls, emailing, browsing the web, sending and receiving messages, taking notes and features like shooting photos and listening to music. You will also learn how to install applications. Please bring your devices with you to class that is running IOS 8 or above.
CSP-8629-521Learn to Use Your iPhoneTransylvania County03/27/201705/08/2017K. Kaczmarek2/13$60.00Get the most out of your iPhone for work or personal use by learning about functions like making and receiving calls, emailing, browsing the web, sending and receiving messages, taking notes and features like shooting photos and listening to music. You will also learn how to install applications. Please bring your devices with you to class that is running IOS 8 or above.
CSP-8552-800Wire Wrapping Jewelry MakingFletcher Town Hall03/07/201703/14/2017T. Till-Fidelman0/10$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-8599-800Wire Wrapping Pendant JewelryFletcher Town Hall03/21/201703/28/2017T. Till-Fidelman0/12$51.30Learn 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
MKT-8447-402Guest Service GoldHenderson County04/25/201704/27/2017A. Adams0/20$70.00Learn to provide memorable customer service in this comprehensive course to train guest service oriented line level staff members. Core competencies include the seven key elements required to consistently deliver the very highest level of guest service in all areas of the hospitality industry. Upon completion you will receive a certificate from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute.
FLI-8761-511Beginning Spanish IIHenderson County03/08/201705/03/2017H. Harney2/19$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-8762-800Beginning Spanish IIIRaflatac03/14/201705/09/2017M. Marquez0/30$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.
CSP-8019-601Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County04/07/201704/09/20172/10$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.
CSP-8019-602Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County04/21/201704/23/20170/12$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 County04/28/201704/30/20170/12$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.
FLI-8762-511Beginning Spanish IIIHenderson County03/21/201705/09/2017H. Harney5/17$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.
OSH-8019-401Forklift Driver and Operation03/16/201703/16/2017B. Boardley0/10$71.30Gain an overview of the OSHA - Powered Industrial Vehicle Standard including design, controls, and instrumentation, safety awareness and stability.
ACC-8108-904Accounting Fundamentals IIInternet-Based Course04/12/201706/02/20170/1$75.00This course will build on the knowledge ganed in the Accounting Fundamentals course to provide the student a solid understanding of corporate accounting practices. Students will be able to analyze transactions and prepare various corporate financial reports. The students will also gain practical experienced working with dividends, plant assets, depreciation, accrued revenue and expenses, retained earnings, stockholders' equity and more.
NUR-8235-903Medical TerminologyInternet-Based Course03/15/201705/05/20170/1$75.00Learn the language of health care. Familiarize yourself with the systemic structure and how words are formed. Words are pronounced through your computer speaker. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase required books and supplies before class begins.
SEF-8914-903GRE Prep - Verbal/Analytical-DLInternet-Based Course03/15/201705/05/20170/1$75.00Part 1 Reviews all the verbal reasoning and analytical writing sections, including reading comprehension, text completion, sentence equivalence questions, and both essay tasks. You'll also gain pointers on time management, anxiety relief, scoring, and general standardized test-taking. Part 2 (Quantitative), you'll be prepared for all aspects of the computerized GRE® revised General Test.
SEF-8915-903Explore a Career in Nursing-DLInternet-Based Course03/15/201705/05/20170/1$75.00Learn about the skills and prerequisite courses to qualify for nursing school and the different pathways to becoming a nurse. Get an introduction to licensing exams and a crash course in medical basics: acronyms, blood tests, and radiology. Learn about several different fields of nursing-from traditional bedside work to critical care areas, like the OR and ICU, to lesser known branches of the field, like nursing informatics.
CSC-8140-904Introduction to Visual Basic-DLInternet-Based Course04/12/201706/02/20170/1$75.00Visual Basic is the most widely used programming language for creating Windows applications. Why? Because it's easy to learn, and doesn't require you to memorize difficult commands like other programming languages. In this course, you'll learn how to write Windows applications and programs using the Visual Basic programming language and the Visual Basic development environment.

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