Your Success Is Our Mission

Register Online - New and Improved Process

Keep these facts in mind when registering online:

  • Credit card payment is required when registering for Continuing Education Courses online. You may use your MasterCard, VISA and American Express card. If you prefer to use cash or check, you may register by mail or in person. View other registration options.

  • To complete your registration online, you will be required to provide your social security number. If you prefer to not provide this information, you may register by mail or in person. View other registration options.

  • If you are 16 or 17 years old, you must have a high school release in order to register and will not be able to register online. Please call 828-694-1735 to find out more information.

  • Important: Special registration procedures apply to Nurse Aide, Phlebotomy, EKG, Medical Assistant, Law Enforcement and Emergency Services courses. Please visit the Healthcare 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.

Step 1

Search for your Course
Type a word into the search box describing the kind of course you want. (For example, Watercolor, Language, Business, Computer, etc.) If you don't see what you're looking for, try typing in only the first few letters of a word, or try related words. You may also search by the course number or title of the course.

Step 2

Review the Results
A course list will appear based on the search words or course number you entered. Click on the up/down arrows in each column to sort the list by course title, location, course number, start/end dates or instructor. You can click on the Title to get a more detailed description of the course, or on the Location to get more information about the location of the course. To return to the full list of classes, or start your search over again, simply delete the words you typed in the search box and the full list of courses will reappear.

Step 3

Select Your Course
Select the box beside the course you want to have added to your “shopping cart”. Deselect the box to remove a course from your cart or simply remove it under the selected classes at the bottom.

Step 4

Complete the Registration Process
At the bottom of the screen, click Proceed to Checkout to be directed to WebAdvisor, where you will officially sign up and pay for your course.


Have you moved, changed phone numbers or emails recently?

You may not receive a confirmation email that you have successfully registered if we don't have the correct email address for you in our system.
Student information is not automatically updated when a course registration is received through the online registration process.

For assistance or to make changes to your student information, please email us at ewdce@blueridge.edu or call (828) 694-1735.


View Henderson County Campus Map.

Course Title Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Seats taken/open Price
WAT-8203-504Water and Wastewater DisinfectionHenderson County11/28/201711/28/2017E. Edwards5/7$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-8206-504Electr Fundamentals Water - Wastewater Continuing EducationHenderson County12/05/201712/05/2017E. Edwards2/10$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-8405-203WW-Primary Treatment OnlineInternet-Based Course11/27/201712/08/20173/12$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-8400-203WW-Suspended Growth Systems OnlineInternet-Based Course12/04/201712/15/20170/15$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.
SEF-8132-406Notary Public EducationTransylvania County12/12/201712/12/2017G. Gavalas16/4$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 County12/02/201712/02/2017W. Whitaker11/9$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.
AUT-8327-511Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County11/27/201711/28/2017G. Galloway9/11$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
AUT-8327-512Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County12/04/201712/05/2017D. Dudas4/11$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-8321-511OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County11/29/201711/30/2017G. Galloway14/6$71.30Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8 hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in class for both certification and recertification. Students will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Register early, class size is limited.
AUT-8321-512OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County12/06/201712/07/2017D. Dudas10/5$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.
MED-8034-912Explore a Career in Medical CodingInternet-Based Course12/13/201702/02/20182/1$75.00Take your first step toward a lucrative career as a medical coder! In this course, you'll learn how to find medical codes for any disease, condition, treatment, or surgical procedure. We'll discuss how medical coding works in the real world, and then we'll go over the different types of codes you'll need to understand to describe every aspect of a patient's visit and report that information to an insurance company. From there, you'll be ready to begin putting it all into practice. By the end of this course, you'll know how to find your way through both the CPT manual and the ICD-9-CM manual, and you'll be well on your way to becoming a medical coder.
FIP-8903-802Fire Chief 10112/07/201712/07/2017M. Malone0/20$70.00The primary objective of the course is to inform current and future chief officers of the various aspects and complexities surrounding the operations and organization of North Carolina fire departments. Emphasis will be placed on ratings and inspections, NFIRS reporting, prevention and grant programs, basic line of duty death information, financial considerations, and an overview of the various expectations facing a Chief Officer. This class will satisfy the 9s inspection criteria as specified by the North Carolina Administrative Code.
OSH-8051-801OSHA Stds for General Industry 10 Hr12/04/201712/06/2017B. Boardley0/20$70.00The OSHA for General Industry 10 Hour covers the major provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Participants will learn how to locate and interpret OSHA standards and how to identify critical safety and health issues with OSHA-authorized curriculum and instructor. If you wish to receive an official OSHA course completion card, please bring $5 cash, check or money order to the first class. This is a processing fee charged by the OTI Education Centers.

Selected Classes

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.