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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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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.

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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.

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Course Title Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Seats taken/open Price
CSP-8019-603Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County10/13/201710/15/20171/11$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 County10/20/201710/22/20170/12$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-8019-605Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County10/27/201710/29/20170/12$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-8019-606Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County11/03/201711/05/20171/11$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-8019-607Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County11/10/201711/12/20170/10$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.
FLI-8755-411Intermediate Spanish IHenderson County10/24/201712/12/2017H. Harney3/19$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-8761-803Beginning Spanish IIFletcher Town Hall10/24/201712/12/2017S. Solle1/21$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-8761-511Beginning Spanish IIHenderson County10/18/201712/13/2017M. Marquez2/20$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-8755-801Intermediate Spanish IFletcher Town Hall10/23/201712/11/2017T. Tierson0/22$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-8763-531Beginning Spanish ConversationTransylvania County10/12/201712/07/2017M. Marquez0/22$70.00Review the grammar and vocabulary learned in Beginning Spanish I, II, and III with conversation as the focus. Rules of stress, accent, gender, plural nouns, definite articles, personal subject pronouns, conjugation of present tense regular verbs, common conversational phrases, simple negative, interrogatives, verb 'to be,' and 'tener,' prepositions, irregular present tense verbs, cardinal and ordinal numbers, shortened forms of adjectives, possessive and demonstrative, numbers, days,months, weather, time, body parts, family, friends, occupations, clothing, city locations, ordering in a restaurant and shopping. Prerequisite: Beginning Spanish III or equivalent proficiency.
CSP-8033-421Learning and Loving WatercolorTransylvania County11/06/201712/11/2017G. Grissom6/6$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.
WAT-8206-503Electr Fundamentals Water - Wastewater Continuing EducationHenderson County09/26/201709/26/2017E. Edwards4/8$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-8204-503Math Refresher-Water & Wastewater OperHenderson County10/03/201710/03/2017E. 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-8200-503Process Control Coag Floc Sed Filtr ChlHenderson County10/17/201710/17/2017E. Edwards4/8$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-8208-503Pump Types, Components and Repair Continuing EducationHenderson County10/31/201710/31/2017E. Edwards3/9$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-8207-503Utility Cave-In Protection-Comp Person Continuing EducationHenderson County11/14/201711/14/2017E. Edwards1/11$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.
WAT-8203-504Water and Wastewater DisinfectionHenderson County11/28/201711/28/2017E. Edwards0/12$70.00Approved by NC DENR for six (6) recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Examines common methods of disinfection and the risks associated with each type. Provides training on disinfection processes and methods along with proper methods for handling a given disinfectant in an emergency. Please bring your operator certification card(s)to class.
WAT-8206-504Electr Fundamentals Water - Wastewater Continuing EducationHenderson County12/05/201712/05/2017E. Edwards0/12$70.00Approved by NC DENR for six (6) recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Topics include atomic energy, energy sources, electromagnetism, inductance, capacitance, power systems, control system components, OSHA and NEC deficiencies and lockout/tagout. Please bring your operator certification card(s) to class.
AHR-8134-503HVAC: Heating & Air Conditioning IIHenderson County10/17/201712/05/20171/11$156.30Learn more advanced techniques of HVAC operation, installation and repair of heat pumps, oil and gas furnaces in this level II course. You will be exposed to more complex situations with troubleshooting and repair, with air flow calculations, schematics and electrical diagrams. Students should have completed HVAC Level I or have experience working in the field prior to taking this level.
SEF-8402-203WW Treatment-Pollution Control OnlineInternet-Based Course10/02/201710/13/20171/14$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-8403-203WW Treatment-Pond Systems OnlineInternet-Based Course10/23/201711/03/20170/15$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-8404-203WW-Preliminary Treatment OnlineInternet-Based Course11/06/201711/17/20170/15$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-8405-203WW-Primary Treatment OnlineInternet-Based Course11/27/201712/08/20170/15$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-8407-207HAZWOPER Refresher Online - 8 HoursInternet-Based Course10/16/201710/27/20170/15$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-8407-208HAZWOPER Refresher Online - 8 HoursInternet-Based Course11/20/201712/01/20170/15$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-8409-20524 Hour Moderate Risk HAZWOPER OnlineInternet-Based Course11/06/201711/24/20170/15$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.
ELC-8017-403N C Electrician Continuing Education PreparationHenderson County11/04/201711/04/2017R. Ruhe4/31$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.
DFT-8107-403AutoCAD IHenderson County09/18/201712/11/2017S. Schwartz8/4$130.00Learn the essential skills and basic concepts of design and shape using AutoCAD. This course will emphasize visual concepts using simple drawings, printing and plotting. The course includes production and management of 2-D and 3-D design drawings. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase the required book before class begins.
CSP-8062-501Exploring ClayHenderson County10/17/201712/12/2017K. Kirby7/3$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-8062-511Exploring ClayHenderson County10/19/201712/14/2017K. 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.
CSP-8170-511Intermediate PotteryHenderson County10/18/201712/13/2017K. Kirby3/7$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-8636-801Sketching without FearAthletics and Activity Center11/02/201712/14/2017H. Hughes2/10$60.00Learn to draw what you see around you every day. In this class, you will be introduced to the pure joy of sketching the world from your unique perspective. Class will begin with exercises that teach you how to be observant, non-judgmental and able to start drawing right away. Bring a pencil, eraser and sketch pad to your first class. All levels are welcomed.
CSP-8164-801Intermediate WatercolorAthletics and Activity Center10/31/201712/05/2017H. Hughes1/11$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-8033-801Learning and Loving WatercolorAthletics and Activity Center11/01/201712/13/2017H. 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 County10/12/201712/07/2017G. Giles3/17$65.00This 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 County10/12/201712/07/2017G. Giles1/19$65.00This 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-8224-800Oil PaintingAthletics and Activity Center10/11/201711/15/2017M. Miller8/4$70.00Learn the techniques and applications needed to paint with oils. If an experienced painter, use this class as a forum to continue your own mode of exploration. Emphasis will be placed on formalism and the use of traditional techniques. Upon completion, you should be comfortable using and manipulating paint toward developing further works based on your individual interest and expression.
SEF-8132-403Notary Public EducationHenderson County09/30/201709/30/2017R. 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-8132-404Notary Public EducationTransylvania County10/06/201710/06/2017G. Gavalas9/11$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 EducationHenderson County10/28/201710/28/2017W. Whitaker2/18$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 EducationTransylvania County12/12/201712/12/2017G. Gavalas0/20$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-8132-407Notary Public EducationHenderson County11/18/201711/18/2017R. Roberts0/20$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-8132-408Notary Public EducationHenderson County12/02/201712/02/2017W. 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.
ISC-8202-501Shock & Arc Flash Protection NFPA 70EHenderson County11/03/201711/03/2017S. Suttles0/15$70.00This course is a technician level training for electrical workers to build awareness and compliance to NFPA 70E standards. The course features in-depth coverage of electrical safety facts, regulations and standards, electrical hazards and protection strategies, personal protective equipment, hazard assessment, and safety-related work practices. Text is required; please contact the BRCC bookstore for titles and cost
APP-8203-408Welding IHenderson County10/10/201710/26/2017C. Campbell1/11$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.
APP-8204-508Welding IIHenderson County10/10/201710/26/2017C. Campbell1/11$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.
APP-8203-409Welding IHenderson County11/07/201711/30/2017C. Campbell1/11$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.
APP-8204-509Welding IIHenderson County11/07/201711/30/2017C. Campbell2/10$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-8109-800Outdoor Photography WorkshopAthletics and Activity Center09/29/201711/03/2017S. St. Romain3/7$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.
OSH-8012-501OSHA Standards for Construction 10 HourHenderson County11/20/201711/21/2017B. Boardley5/15$70.00The OSHA for Construction 10 Hour provides instruction on a variety of construction industry safety and health standards with OSHA-authorized curriculum and instructor. If you wish to receive an official OSHA course completion card, please bring $5 cash, check or money order to the first class. This is a processing fee charged by the OTI Education Centers.
OSH-8051-501OSHA Stds for General Industry 10 HrHenderson County11/13/201711/14/2017B. 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.
CSP-8398-521Computer-Savvy ContinuedTransylvania County10/18/201711/15/2017S. Sprouse0/12$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.
NOS-8000-521Windows 10Transylvania County10/12/201712/07/2017D. Duval2/10$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.
WLD-8133-408Welding Fabrication IHenderson County10/11/201710/30/2017C. Campbell0/12$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-8133-409Welding Fabrication IHenderson County11/06/201711/27/2017C. Campbell0/12$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.
MKT-8447-403Guest Service GoldGoodwill Career Connections10/03/201710/05/2017A. 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.
MKT-8447-404Guest Service GoldGoodwill Career Connections11/07/201711/09/2017A. 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.
RLS-8702-402Broker Relationships and ResponsibilitieHenderson County10/02/201710/30/2017W. Whitaker5/15$125.00Real Estate Broker required training to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Get 30-hours of post-licensing education. This course consists of high-level advanced instruction covering 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-8706-402Broker Contracts & ClosingsHenderson County11/06/201711/28/2017W. Whitaker3/17$125.00Real Estate Broker required training to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Get 30-hours of post-licensing education. This course consists of high level advanced instruction covering contracts and closing. This course will also discuss license status and education issues. Textbook required: NC Real Estate Manual.
SEF-8563-403Wilderness First Aid TrainingHenderson County10/21/201710/22/201713/17$201.30Prepare for the unexpected with this WFA course. Incorporating fast paced, hands-on training designed to meet the needs of trip leaders, camp staff, outdoor enthusiasts and individuals working in remote locations. This course will prepare you to care for people who become ill or injured far from definitive medical care. Classroom lectures and demonstrations are combined with realistic scenarios where mock patients will challenge you to integrate your learning. At the end of the course, you will have the knowledge, skills and ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations
CSP-8119-521Stained GlassTransylvania County10/23/201712/04/2017D. Danis-Stys5/7$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-8119-522Stained GlassTransylvania County10/11/201711/29/2017D. Danis-Stys0/12$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-8665-800Round Hand CalligraphyFletcher Town Hall10/16/201711/20/2017T. Tickle0/15$65.00Learn the classic 'Round Hand' or 'Foundation Hand' style of calligraphy along with correct approaches to spacing and layout. Once learned, the Round Hand can be used alone or easily adapted into many other styles, hence the term foundation. This class is a great introduction to calligraphy and should be taken prior to the advanced course where other styles are studied. In this class, you will produce a finished piece such as a poem or favorite quotation including color, if desired.
AUT-8327-531Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County11/20/201711/21/2017G. Galloway0/15$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
OST-8006-403Google BasicsHenderson County10/03/201710/12/2017C. Czarnecki1/19$75.00Gain hands-on learning with the Google Productivity Suite of Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Drive (compare to MS Outlook). Learn to easily send, receive and manage Gmail, to create, share and maintain multiple Gmail calendars and create, share and save documents and spreadsheets in Google Drive. You must have a Gmail account set up prior to attending class.
SEF-8912-402Facebook for BusinessHenderson County10/03/201710/12/2017C. Czarnecki3/12$75.00Discover the keys to professional business communication using Facebook. You will learn how to leverage the cloud with digital brand asset management. This course will introduce the dozens of features and benefits of Facebook and the cloud that can be used in your business strategy. Students should have at least a year of experience using Facebook as an individual before enrolling in this course.
AUT-8327-509Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County09/25/201709/26/2017D. Dudas7/8$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
AUT-8327-510Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County10/23/201710/24/2017G. Galloway0/20$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
AUT-8327-511Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County11/27/201711/28/2017G. Galloway0/20$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
AUT-8327-512Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County12/04/201712/05/2017D. Dudas0/15$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
AUT-8321-509OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County09/27/201709/28/2017G. Galloway5/15$71.30Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8 hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in class for both certification and recertification. Students will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Register early, class size is limited.
AUT-8321-510OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County10/25/201710/26/2017D. Dudas2/13$71.30Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8 hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in class for both certification and recertification. Students will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Register early, class size is limited.
AUT-8321-511OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County11/29/201711/30/2017G. 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-8321-512OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County12/06/201712/07/2017D. Dudas0/15$71.30Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8 hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in class for both certification and recertification. Students will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Register early, class size is limited.
CSP-8691-521The Short Stories of William TrevorTransylvania County10/17/201711/07/2017K. King5/10$55.00William Trevor is frequently hailed as one of the greatest short story writers of the last century. Trevor, who authored fifteen novels, numerous short stories, screenplays and works of nonfiction, won numerous awards for his work. Join us for this course as we read some of Trevor's short stories and explore his contribution to the short story genre.
CSP-8689-421Intro to Macro PhotographyTransylvania County09/29/201710/13/2017K. King4/6$60.00Macro photography allows the photographer to explore familiar objects in new ways. If you want to get "up close and personal" to your photography subject, then macro photography might be for you. In this three-week workshop, we will define macro photography, review the equipment required for this art form, learn how to find, set up and photograph subject matter and post-process our images using Adobe Lightroom®. You will need to bring the following equipment to class: DSLR camera, macro lens, tripod and computer with Adobe Lightroom® (version 4 or higher, or Creative Cloud). Optional equipment: remote/shutter release.
ELC-8123-504Basic Electricity IIHenderson County10/23/201711/27/2017M. McCallister1/14$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.
CSP-8688-521iPhone/iPad 201: Beyond the BasicsTransylvania County10/23/201712/11/2017K. Kaczmarek3/12$70.00Take your understanding of the Apple iPhone and iPad to the next level. After taking either the iPhone 101 or iPad 101 course you have gained some experience with your new Apple device and now it is time to explore more of the installed apps. Learn to use the organizational features like Mail, Contacts, Calendars, Notes and Reminders to keep you on task and up to date in your busy life. Manage your photos in the Photos App. Discover how to listen to music or a podcast, watch a movie or read a good book right from your iPhone or iPad. Finally learn how to synchronize all your Apple devices together by using Apple iCloud. The text for this class will be the online Apple User Guide. Prerequisite: iPhone 101, iPad 101 or equivalent experience.
CSP-8288-531Reiki Energy Healing, Level ITransylvania County10/03/201710/24/2017G. Gale0/8$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-8467-531Reiki - Level I ReviewTransylvania County11/01/201711/01/2017G. Gale0/8$31.30If you have completed Level I training in Reiki, you may now have questions about correct techniques in applying Reiki to yourself and others. Reiki-Level I Review is the refresher course you need to review techniques, ask questions, and share with colleagues. This Review will give you the confidence and assurance of successful outcomes from the use of Reiki.
HOS-8086-5214-HR Servsafe Food Safety Manager ReviewTransylvania County11/03/201711/03/2017S. Smith3/12$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-8690-531Leather MoccasinsTransylvania County11/07/201711/07/2017D. Dixon0/12$66.30Learn how to make a unique gift for that certain someone by hand crafting a pair of soft sole leather moccasins. This one day class will take you from tracing the pattern on leather, cutting them out, punching the sewing holes and then sewing your materials together. Once construction is complete, you can decorate your moccasins any way you desire. Registration fee includes the cost of materials used during class.
CSP-8690-521Leather MoccasinsTransylvania County11/08/201711/08/2017D. Dixon5/7$66.30Learn how to make a unique gift for that certain someone by hand crafting a pair of soft sole leather moccasins. This one day class will take you from tracing the pattern on leather, cutting them out, punching the sewing holes and then sewing your materials together. Once construction is complete, you can decorate your moccasins any way you desire. Registration fee includes the cost of materials used during class.
CSP-8109-421Outdoor Photography WorkshopTransylvania County09/29/201711/03/2017S. St. Romain3/7$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-8680-531Beginners Shag Dance ITransylvania County10/12/201711/16/2017B. Bryson3/9$61.30Enjoy this fun-filled course for couples and singles who know the basic shag steps, female and male turns, the basic start and would like to learn more social dance steps to the shag music of the sixties. Learn lead and follow steps like the chase, the belly roll, the closed position and some basic variations to enhance your dance. Basic Beginners Shag Dance class not required but suggested prior to taking this class.
OST-8020-521Microsoft Office 2016 - Computer SkillsTransylvania County10/24/201712/12/20171/11$75.00Learn about the newest Microsoft Office 2016 applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access. Expand or begin your computer knowledge in all these applications. Basic computer skills are required for this class. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase the required book before class begins.
CSP-8688-501iPhone/iPad 201: Beyond the BasicsHenderson County10/17/201712/05/2017K. Kaczmarek6/14$70.00Take your understanding of the Apple iPhone and iPad to the next level. After taking either the iPhone 101 or iPad 101 course you have gained some experience with your new Apple device and now it is time to explore more of the installed apps. Learn to use the organizational features like Mail, Contacts, Calendars, Notes and Reminders to keep you on task and up to date in your busy life. Manage your photos in the Photos App. Discover how to listen to music or a podcast, watch a movie or read a good book right from your iPhone or iPad. Finally learn how to synchronize all your Apple devices together by using Apple iCloud. The text for this class will be the online Apple User Guide. Prerequisite: iPhone 101, iPad 101 or equivalent experience.
CSP-8407-511Yoga for Every BodyHenderson County10/11/201712/06/2017M. McDorman1/11$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-8599-800Wire Wrapping Pendant Jewelry11/07/201711/14/2017T. Till-Fidelman3/5$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
CSP-8634-800Cartooning and CaricaturesAthletics and Activity Center10/03/201710/24/2017M. Molton2/8$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-8610-801The World of ChocolateKilwins Chocolates11/08/201711/08/201711/1$30.00Take your love of chocolate to the next level. Learn first-hand from the owners of Kilwin's Chocolates where chocolate comes from, how cacao beans are grown and transformed into chocolate and some of the factors that make one chocolate different from another. In addition, learn the how and why of tempering chocolate and the tricks used to make fudge and caramel creamy and smooth, on-site at Kilwin's Chocolates of Hendersonville. And yes, you get to taste the class work.
NUR-8235-910Medical TerminologyInternet-Based Course10/18/201712/03/20171/1$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.
CAR-8126-403NCCER Core Construction Training IHenderson County09/22/201710/28/20170/12$226.30Take the first step to working in the construction industry. The NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research) Core Construction class does just that! By earning this required credential, the student will gain an understanding of topics such as Basic Safety, Critical Communication Skills on a Job Site and Introduction to Construction Drawings. Be a part of this growing field and position yourself for job growth and opportunities in this lucrative field.
AUT-8320-403CNG Vehicle Fuel System InspectorHenderson County09/25/201709/28/2017S. Shook0/12$71.30Learn to properly examine the various types of CNG cylinders and installations using standard protocols and safety measures in this hands on course. CNG vehicle cylinders should be inspected every three years or 36,000 miles to maintain the integrity of the vehicle.

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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.