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  • Some of the continuing education programs or courses at Blue Ridge may require or prepare students to sit for applicable licensure and/or certification examinations in North Carolina.

    Out-of-state students seeking to enroll in a program or course leading to professional licensure or certification should contact Continuing Education at Blue Ridge to discuss enrollment and professional licensure options available.

    Students may view Professional Licensure information to know which state Blue Ridge Community College’s curriculum does or does not meet that state's educational requirements.

  • Important: Special registration procedures apply to Nurse Aide, Phlebotomy, EKG, Medical Assistant, Law Enforcement, Emergency Services, Vision Henderson County and Vision Transylvania courses. Please visit the Healthcare page, the Law Enforcement page, the Emergency Services page or the Vision Programs page for more information.

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Course Title Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Seats taken/open Price
CSP-8717-412NC Concealed Carry Handgun TrainingHenderson County03/22/202103/23/2021D. Dessenberger4/8$100.00Learn the legal issues around a concealed carry permit, handgun safety, proper storage, types of handguns, how to properly clean and maintain a handgun and so much more in the NC Concealed Carry Handgun (CCH) NCDOJ Standard Course. The registration fee includes the State DOJ CCH Training guide and other materials needed for this class. No guns or live ammunition are allowed to be brought to campus for this course.
CSP-8717-411NC Concealed Carry Handgun TrainingHenderson County05/24/202105/25/2021D. Dessenberger0/12$100.00Learn the legal issues around a concealed carry permit, handgun safety, proper storage, types of handguns, how to properly clean and maintain a handgun and so much more in the NC Concealed Carry Handgun (CCH) NCDOJ Standard Course. The registration fee includes the State DOJ CCH Training guide and other materials needed for this class. No guns or live ammunition are allowed to be brought to campus for this course.
CSP-8717-412NC Concealed Carry Handgun TrainingHenderson County07/12/202107/13/2021D. Dessenberger0/12$100.00Learn the legal issues around a concealed carry permit, handgun safety, proper storage, types of handguns, how to properly clean and maintain a handgun and so much more in the NC Concealed Carry Handgun (CCH) NCDOJ Standard Course. The registration fee includes the State DOJ CCH Training guide and other materials needed for this class. No guns or live ammunition are allowed to be brought to campus for this course.
CSP-8977-401Creative Smartphone PhotographyHenderson County04/12/202105/10/2021S. Tourtillott1/9$60.00Increase your visual vocabulary and explore personal photography with a smartphone camera or tablet. Maximize natural lighting for serene landscapes, strong portraits, and amazing closeups. Learn the basic features of your smartphone camera for control over focus, color, contrast, exposure, and related photographic qualities. Use a free, universally compatible photo app to edit shots and explore many creative approaches. Discover other photographers' work via virtual field trips. Find inspiration, post photos, and even build a community on Instagram.
CSP-8482-401Henderson County History & Heritage IIHenderson County03/16/202105/11/2021J. Giles17/1$65.00Explore Henderson County history from 1860 to the early 1900. Topics include the Civil War, Reconstruction, black history, Appalachian culture and stereotypes, political and economic history, industry, agriculture, transportation, religious history, education, tourism, and communities.
CSP-8944-501Exploring Clay I - PotteryHenderson County03/16/202105/11/2021R. Kirby6/1$151.30Learn how to express your creative visions through working with clay. Whether your skills are at the beginner, intermediate, or advanced level, you will gain tips and techniques to help you develop your skills. Our small classes allow time for individual and group instruction. You will learn skills from the basics of throwing, hand-building, glaze applications and firing, refining skills as well as learning new techniques. Clay is available for purchase at the College Bookstore.
CSP-8944-401Exploring Clay I - PotteryHenderson County05/18/202107/27/2021R. Kirby8/1$151.30Learn how to express your creative visions through working with clay. Whether your skills are at the beginner, intermediate, or advanced level, you will gain tips and techniques to help you develop your skills. Our small classes allow time for individual and group instruction. You will learn skills from the basics of throwing, hand-building, glaze applications and firing, refining skills as well as learning new techniques. Clay is available for purchase at the College Bookstore.
CSP-8945-501Exploring Clay II - PotteryHenderson County05/20/202107/29/2021R. Kirby8/1$151.30Take your pottery skills to the next level. If you have some experience with clay, either hand building or potter's wheel, this course is for you. Guidance and instruction will be provided at your skill level. Class time will allow for independent work or structured assignments based on your interest. Clay is available for purchase at the College Bookstore. You will also be required to provide your own tools.
CSP-8972-501Watercolor & Collage AdventureHenderson County03/11/202104/15/2021M. Hughes1/9$75.00Learn how watercolors and paper come together in a new manner to create a mixed media magical masterpiece. You will begin with a painting and add character and depth with torn papers that have been created or gathered from exotic locations.
FLI-8761-401Beginning Spanish IIHenderson County03/18/202105/13/2021M. Harney3/17$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.
FLI-8762-401Beginning Spanish IIIHenderson County05/27/202107/15/2021M. Harney0/20$70.00Continue to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. The main points to be covered include: irregular present tense verbs, cardinal and ordinal numbers, shortened forms of adjectives, possessive adjectives, demonstrative adjectives, and vocabulary related to times, dates, holidays, family, friends and occupations. Prerequisite: Beginning Spanish II or equivalent proficiency.
FLI-8763-401Beginning Spanish ConversationHenderson County03/16/202105/11/2021M. Harney7/13$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 the 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. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase required materials before course begins.
CSP-8101-412Line DancingHenderson County03/22/202105/10/2021S. McFalls7/13$71.30Here is a fun way for you to exercise, reduce stress, and increase energy and muscle tone, and you do not need a partner. The first few weeks will include a repetitive approach to learning basic line dance steps and simple routines. You will review prior steps and gradually be introduced to new, faster, and more difficult steps and routines that will move you to a more advanced level. You will be dancing country and rock and roll music. Flat leather soled shoes are recommended.
CSP-8101-411Line DancingHenderson County05/17/202107/12/2021S. McFalls0/20$71.30Here is a fun way for you to exercise, reduce stress, and increase energy and muscle tone, and you do not need a partner. The first few weeks will include a repetitive approach to learning basic line dance steps and simple routines. You will review prior steps and gradually be introduced to new, faster, and more difficult steps and routines that will move you to a more advanced level. You will be dancing country and rock and roll music. Flat leather soled shoes are recommended.
CSP-8012-412Basic Beginner Ballroom DancingHenderson County03/22/202105/10/2021S. McFalls4/16$56.30Learn the basics of up to two ballroom dances per session with a progression of each dance in the course. You will learn dances such as the East Coast Swing, Rumba and Cha-Cha. This course will help you feel at ease at a dinner dance, wedding, club, holiday party or cruise.
CSP-8012-411Basic Beginner Ballroom DancingHenderson County05/17/202107/12/2021S. McFalls0/20$56.30Learn the basics of up to two ballroom dances per session with a progression of each dance in the course. You will learn dances such as the East Coast Swing, Rumba and Cha-Cha. This course will help you feel at ease at a dinner dance, wedding, club, holiday party or cruise.
CSP-8699-412Intermediate/Advanced Line DancingHenderson County03/23/202105/11/2021S. McFalls4/16$71.30Learn line dances that are more challenging. This course is for those who have taken line dance before and want to advance in knowledge and skill. This class is at a faster pace and is not recommended for beginners.
CSP-8699-411Intermediate/Advanced Line DancingHenderson County05/25/202107/06/2021S. McFalls0/20$71.30Learn line dances that are more challenging. This course is for those who have taken line dance before and want to advance in knowledge and skill. This class is at a faster pace and is not recommended for beginners.
CSP-8022-412Beginning Cake DecoratingHenderson County05/03/202105/20/2021M. Ruff3/17$70.00Learn the art of creating beautiful icing flowers, border designs, and various piping techniques. You will gain the skills for how to make icing, bake, torte, fill, frost, and decorate cakes & cupcakes. This course is great for beginners with no prior experience or those wanting to refresh their skills. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8022-413Beginning Cake DecoratingHenderson County06/07/202106/24/2021M. Ruff0/10$70.00Learn the art of creating beautiful icing flowers, border designs, and various piping techniques. You will gain the skills for how to make icing, bake, torte, fill, frost, and decorate cakes & cupcakes. This course is great for beginners with no prior experience or those wanting to refresh their skills. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8967-411Rubber Stamping Fun TechniquesHenderson County06/22/202107/13/2021A. Carroll2/18$65.00Learn some fun rubber stamping techniques in this intermediate and hands-on course. You will also learn some various background techniques. Basic rubber stamping experience is helpful, but not required. Please bring your scissors to each class.
FLI-8755-411Intermediate Spanish IHenderson County05/25/202107/13/2021M. Harney1/19$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.
CSP-8977-402Creative Smartphone PhotographyHenderson County07/12/202108/09/2021S. Tourtillott0/10$60.00Increase your visual vocabulary and explore personal photography with a smartphone camera or tablet. Maximize natural lighting for serene landscapes, strong portraits, and amazing closeups. Learn the basic features of your smartphone camera for control over focus, color, contrast, exposure, and related photographic qualities. Use a free, universally compatible photo app to edit shots and explore many creative approaches. Discover other photographers' work via virtual field trips. Find inspiration, post photos, and even build a community on Instagram.
CSP-8573-401Self-Publishing for Fun and ProfitHenderson County03/10/202103/31/2021D. Gelbert8/4$60.00Learn to turn your personal written and/or photographic work into a professional looking book and eBook available for sale. This class will help both the creative and editing process as well as address the steps necessary to self-publish your masterpiece. If you already have your transcript prepared or just thinking about undertaking the process, this class is for you.
CSP-8152-412Silk Floral DesignHenderson County04/20/202105/04/20210/15$60.00Learn about silk floral design and arranging. You will develop an understanding of basic floral design for personal use and be able to design two arrangements in this course. You will be required to purchase the materials for these arrangements with an average cost of $50 to $100. The supply list will be discussed at the first class.
CSP-8152-411Silk Floral DesignHenderson County06/22/202107/06/20210/15$60.00Learn about silk floral design and arranging. You will develop an understanding of basic floral design for personal use and be able to design two arrangements in this course. You will be required to purchase the materials for these arrangements with an average cost of $50 to $100. The supply list will be discussed at the first class.
CSP-8657-402Pastel PaintingHenderson County03/15/202104/26/2021B. Kies1/9$75.00Enjoy 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. This course will build on different stages, starting with sketching and drawing, blocking in and building up, leading to a successful painting. Some drawing skills are preferred. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8657-401Pastel PaintingHenderson County06/14/202107/26/2021B. Kies0/10$75.00Enjoy 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. This course will build on different stages, starting with sketching and drawing, blocking in and building up, leading to a successful painting. Some drawing skills are preferred. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8698-402Intermediate Pastel PaintingHenderson County03/17/202104/28/2021B. Kies6/4$75.00Expand your knowledge and skills beyond the Pastel Painting course. You will be encouraged to push your limits to achieve exciting pastel painting skills. As you focus on your drawing skills, creating effective color relationships and strong design you will continue to grow your knowledge. You will also learn wet underpaintings with sanded pastel paper in this course.
CSP-8698-401Intermediate Pastel PaintingHenderson County06/23/202107/28/2021B. Kies0/10$75.00Expand your knowledge and skills beyond the Pastel Painting course. You will be encouraged to push your limits to achieve exciting pastel painting skills. As you focus on your drawing skills, creating effective color relationships and strong design you will continue to grow your knowledge. You will also learn wet underpaintings with sanded pastel paper in this course.
CSP-8688-401iPhone/iPad 201: Beyond the BasicsHenderson County03/10/202105/05/2021T. Kaczmarek5/20$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 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 podcasts, watch a movie, or reading a good book right from your iPhone or iPad. Finally, learn how to synchronize all your Apple devices together by using Apple iCloud. You will be using the online Apple User Guide for this course. You should have completed iPhone 101, iPad 101 or have equivalent experience prior to registering for this course.
CSP-8982-401iPad and iPhone Q&AHenderson County03/15/202104/26/2021T. Kaczmarek5/20$65.00Learn the answers to common questions users encounter while using their iPad or iPhone. Each class will cover a brief topic that most users encounter while using their Apple device. During each class period, there will be scheduled time to cover questions raised by you. Questions may cover any topic related to the use, maintenance, or the apps that come standard on iPads or iPhones. Prerequisite: iPad 101 or iPhone 101, and iPhone iPad 201; or similar experience.
CSP-8983-401Microsoft Windows Q&AHenderson County06/02/202107/07/2021T. Kaczmarek0/25$70.00Learn the answers to common computer questions users' encounter while using the latest Microsoft personal computer operating system. Each class will cover a brief topic that most users encounter while using their personal computers at work or home. During each class period there will be scheduled time to cover questions raised by you. Questions may cover any topic related to the use, maintenance, or use of the software that comes standard with a Microsoft Windows computer. Prerequisite: Computer 101 and 102, or similar experience.
CSP-8687-401iPhone 101: Getting StartedHenderson County06/03/202106/24/2021T. Kaczmarek1/24$60.00Getting started with your new iPhone can be a challengeso this course takes learning slowly and patiently. Learn the basics to get you up and running from placing and receiving phone calls and text messages, taking pictures, understanding the AppleID (iCloud) and installing apps. You will be using the online Apple iPhone User Guide for this course.
CSP-8686-401iPad 101: Getting StartedHenderson County06/07/202106/28/2021T. Kaczmarek0/25$60.00Getting started with your new iPad can be a challenge so this course takes learning slowly and patiently. Learn the basics to get you up and running from sending and receiving emails and text messages, surfing the Web, taking pictures, understanding your AppleID (iCloud) and installing apps. You will be using the online Apple User Guide for this course.
CSP-8621-401Learn to Use your iPhone/iPad for PhotoHenderson County06/02/202107/21/2021T. Kaczmarek2/23$70.00Taking, editing and storing your photos from an iPhone or iPad is easy once you know the basics. Learn to take better photographs, enhance them in the Apple Photos app and store them in iCloud for use across all your mobile devices and MAC or PC computers. Whether you are a seasoned photography pro or a new iPhone/iPad user, you will find this class an enlightening and fun way to create perfect pictures for use in business or personal situations. Bring your own devices with you to class.
CIS-8014-501Computers 102: Savvy ContinuedHenderson County03/29/202105/05/2021T. Kaczmarek1/9$75.00Further your journey with simple-to-understand computer concepts. Learn how to navigate the Internet, send and receive an e-mail, and upload and download safely to the Cloud. You will gain an understanding of security settings, search engines, netiquette, and emoticons. The textbook is the continuation from Computers 101 course. You should have completed Computers 101 or have equivalent proficiency prior to registering for this course.
CSP-8552-800Wire Wrapping Jewelry MakingFletcher Town Hall03/15/202103/17/2021E. Till-Fidelman3/7$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 is necessary.
NOS-8000-401Computers 201: Windows 10Henderson County03/11/202105/06/2021T. Kaczmarek3/13$75.00Let us show you how to personalize your computer by learning how and why the new features work in Windows 10. Organizing the Start screen, manipulating applications, using the Control Panel, and navigating the file system are just a few of its capabilities you will learn. This course is for individuals familiar with computers but wanting to expand their knowledge. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
CSP-8706-800Making Wired-Wrapped RingsFletcher Town Hall04/12/202104/14/2021E. Till-Fidelman1/9$66.30Learn how to construct finger rings out of sterling silver and/or 14kt gold-filled wire or wire with crystals or gemstones. You will make one, two or three rings depending on ability and time.
CSP-8599-800Wire Wrapping Pendant JewelryFletcher Town Hall05/03/202105/05/2021E. Till-Fidelman0/10$66.30Learn 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 is necessary. Approximate cost of supplies $25.
FLI-8813-401German for Beginners IIInternet-Based Course05/19/202107/21/2021I. Durre2/10$75.00Experience learning another language. In this second of a two-part introductory course, you will begin the study of the German language. Learn to acquire the basic skills necessary to listen, speak, read, write and understand German. Emphasis will be on developing conversational and reading and writing skills.
CSP-8973-411Photographing People and PetsHenderson County05/05/202105/19/2021L. St. Romain0/12$56.30Learn how to be able to create better than average photos of friends, family and pets. In this course, you will be gaining tips on how to get better images. You will also be able to brush up on composition and learn what helps make your photos look even better. This course assume that you know how to use the different settings of your dSLR or mirrorless camera.
CSP-8973-511Photographing People and PetsHenderson County06/16/202106/30/2021L. St. Romain0/12$56.30Learn how to be able to create better than average photos of friends, family and pets. In this course, you will be gaining tips on how to get better images. You will also be able to brush up on composition and learn what helps make your photos look even better. This course assume that you know how to use the different settings of your dSLR or mirrorless camera.
CSP-8970-401Seneca-Then and Now!Henderson County06/15/202107/20/20211/24$60.00Learn more about Seneca, the Roman Stoic philosopher and classically trained scholar who lived in the First Century A.D., speaks to us with eternal truths across the centuries. In more than 100 personal letters to a young disciple, Seneca presents the stoic response to social and psychological challenges to moral integrity. He advises on how to healthfully balance the powers of reason, emotion, and the pull between fate and free will. You will interactively read and discuss a selection of his letters, bringing to life Seneca's wisdom for the ages. Please bring to class a copy of Letters from a Stoic, by Seneca (Penguin Classics edition, translated by Robin Campbell).
CSP-8969-401Our Projected SelvesHenderson County06/16/202107/21/20210/25$60.00Explore how movies provide cultural enrichment and entertainment throughout our lives. Let's ask the question: what do movie tell us about ourselves? What do our preferences for actors and stories reveal about us? You'll use the cinematic lens to understand your psychological and personal projections onto characters and dramatized events and plots. You'll also look at important themes, such as the universality of the masculine-feminine principle, the higher self and its shadow, and the eternal search for happiness. Carefully chosen full-length movies will be shown in class to illustrate how meaningfully these universal themes animate psychological and cultural life.
COM-8771-011American Sign Language IIHenderson County03/18/202104/29/2021R. Castillo3/9$70.00Continue to learn the fundamental elements of American Sign Language within a cultural context. Gain an understanding on the progressive development of expressive and receptive skills. By the end of this course, you should be have a greater understanding to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to expressive American Sign Language and demonstrate cultural awareness.
CSP-8636-401Sketching without FearHenderson County03/11/202104/22/20215/10$65.00Learn to draw what you see around you every day. In this course, you will be introduced to the pure joy of sketching the world from your unique perspective. You will begin with exercises that teach you how to be observant, nonjudgmental and learn to start drawing right away. Bring a pencil, eraser and sketch pad to your first class. All levels are welcomed.
CSP-8636-401Sketching without FearHenderson County05/20/202106/24/20212/13$65.00Learn to draw what you see around you every day. In this course, you will be introduced to the pure joy of sketching the world from your unique perspective. You will begin with exercises that teach you how to be observant, nonjudgmental and learn to start drawing right away. Bring a pencil, eraser and sketch pad to your first class. All levels are welcomed.
CSP-8974-421Photographing WaterfallsTransylvania County04/14/202104/28/2021L. St. Romain0/10$56.30Gain the skills and tips to take more than a basic picture of our local waterfalls. You will learn tips on composing images, how to get that smooth look on waterfalls and what equipment will help make things easier. This course assume that you know how to use the different settings of your dSLR or mirrorless camera.
CSP-8974-522Photographing WaterfallsTransylvania County06/16/202106/30/2021L. St. Romain1/9$56.30Gain the skills and tips to take more than a basic picture of our local waterfalls. You will learn tips on composing images, how to get that smooth look on waterfalls and what equipment will help make things easier. This course assume that you know how to use the different settings of your dSLR or mirrorless camera.
CSP-8998-421Intermediate Guitar IITransylvania County03/15/202105/10/2021S. Zvengrowski6/2$80.00Continue to expand your knowledge of guitar techniques and music fundamentals through a diverse repertoire that includes popular, classical, folk and country music styles. You will need to have the ability to read music notation, guitar tablature and possess a basic chord vocabulary for this course. Pre-requisite: Guitar for Beginners course and/or Intermediate Guitar.
CSP-8697-421Guitar for BeginnersTransylvania County03/15/202105/10/2021S. Zvengrowski8/2$85.00Learn and enjoy the basic skills in guitar technique and music fundamentals through a diverse repertoire that includes popular, folk, classical and country styles. The class is designed for the beginning student and it is not necessary to have any previous music experience. You will need to bring a six-string acoustic guitar (can be nylon or steel strings) and music manuscript paper (staff paper) to each class session. Students will have opportunities to recommend songs of interest for the class to learn.
CSP-8999-201Reading ShakespeareHenderson County05/18/202107/20/2021J. Crum1/14$75.00Learn why in William Shakespeare's theatre, words were not merely sounds; they functioned as scenery, aural designs of visual images to be conveyed to an audience. You will be reading four plays by Shakespeare, one from each of his genres: Tragedy, Comedy, History, and Romance learning how to uncover the basic direction and thought of each play. You will be jointly responsible for providing an historical context for each play with your instructor and classmates.
CSP-8961-521The Beatles: Here, There, and EverywhereTransylvania County06/07/202106/28/2021S. Zvengrowski1/9$65.00Learn about the three stylistic periods of the Beatles -Early Period - Initiation, 1962-1964; Middle Period - Experimentation, 1965-1967; and Late Period - Maturity, 1967-1969, to increase your understanding of their contributions to popular music. You will learn and apply the principles of the Aural Analysis of Music to expand your skills as a listener and enhance your enjoyment of music recordings and concerts.
ACC-8112-431QuickBooks & Accounting BasicsTransylvania County07/27/202110/19/2021M. Thompson0/10$130.00Learn the basics of QuickBooks, a comprehensive accounting and financial software system used in many small- to mid-sized businesses. Gain the accounting basics in order to better understand the applications and processes in QuickBooks as well as the importance of applying these basics to any business. This course is relaxed, informative and for beginners and those who want to enhance their basic accounting and QuickBooks knowledge. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
CSP-8119-421Stained GlassTransylvania County06/07/202107/19/2021S. Brooks2/8$81.30Learn the art of stained glass using the copper foil method under the guidance of an experienced instructor. You will select projects at your individual skill level. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8152-431Silk Floral DesignTransylvania County05/18/202106/01/20210/10$60.00Learn about silk floral design and arranging. You will develop an understanding of basic floral design for personal use and be able to design two arrangements in this course. You will be required to purchase the materials for these arrangements with an average cost of $50 to $100. The supply list will be discussed at the first class.
CSP-8621-421Learn to Use your iPhone/iPad for PhotoTransylvania County06/01/202107/20/2021T. Kaczmarek1/9$70.00Taking, editing and storing your photos from an iPhone or iPad is easy once you know the basics. Learn to take better photographs, enhance them in the Apple Photos app and store them in iCloud for use across all your mobile devices and MAC or PC computers. Whether you are a seasoned photography pro or a new iPhone/iPad user, you will find this class an enlightening and fun way to create perfect pictures for use in business or personal situations. Bring your own devices with you to class.
CSP-8983-521Microsoft Windows Q&ATransylvania County03/23/202105/04/2021T. Kaczmarek1/9$70.00Learn the answers to common computer questions users' encounter while using the latest Microsoft personal computer operating system. Each class will cover a brief topic that most users encounter while using their personal computers at work or home. During each class period there will be scheduled time to cover questions raised by you. Questions may cover any topic related to the use, maintenance, or use of the software that comes standard with a Microsoft Windows computer. Prerequisite: Computer 101 and 102, or similar experience.
CSP-8687-422iPhone 101: Getting StartedTransylvania County06/01/202106/22/2021T. Kaczmarek0/10$60.00Getting started with your new iPhone can be a challengeso this course takes learning slowly and patiently. Learn the basics to get you up and running from placing and receiving phone calls and text messages, taking pictures, understanding the AppleID (iCloud) and installing apps. You will be using the online Apple iPhone User Guide for this course.
CSP-8686-422iPad 101: Getting StartedTransylvania County06/29/202107/20/2021T. Kaczmarek0/10$60.00Getting started with your new iPad can be a challenge so this course takes learning slowly and patiently. Learn the basics to get you up and running from sending and receiving emails and text messages, surfing the Web, taking pictures, understanding your AppleID (iCloud) and installing apps. You will be using the online Apple User Guide for this course.
CSP-8688-521iPhone/iPad 201: Beyond the BasicsTransylvania County03/09/202105/04/2021T. Kaczmarek5/5$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 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 podcasts, watch a movie, or reading a good book right from your iPhone or iPad. Finally, learn how to synchronize all your Apple devices together by using Apple iCloud. You will be using the online Apple User Guide for this course. You should have completed iPhone 101, iPad 101 or have equivalent experience prior to registering for this course.
CIS-8014-521Computers 102: Savvy ContinuedTransylvania County04/13/202105/11/2021R. Sprouse0/10$75.00Further your journey with simple-to-understand computer concepts. Learn how to navigate the Internet, send and receive an e-mail, and upload and download safely to the Cloud. You will gain an understanding of security settings, search engines, netiquette, and emoticons. The textbook is the continuation from Computers 101 course. You should have completed Computers 101 or have equivalent proficiency prior to registering for this course.
CSP-8033-521Learning and Loving WatercolorTransylvania County04/12/202105/17/2021M. Grissom2/8$75.00Develop 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 upon registration.
SEF-8916-501Franklin Covey - 7 HabitsHenderson County03/25/202103/25/202114/1$95.007 Habits of Highly Effective People is to help you live your life in a truly effective way. Experience a paradigm shift, and get to know the seven habits as created by Stephen R. Covey. The seven habits are Be Proactive, Begin with the End in Mind, Put First Things First, Think Win-Win, Seek First to Understand Then to Be Understood, Synergize and Sharpen the Saw. Applying the principles in your daily life, you will gain more personal and interpersonal growth, helping you to become a more effective person and leader.
CSP-8985-511Essential Oils 101Henderson County04/27/202104/27/20210/15$40.00Learn all about essential oils and discover how oils can support physical and emotional well-being and minimize stress. You will also learn about essential oil safety along with common use methods. The registration fee includes the cost of materials.
CSP-8985-411Essential Oils 101Henderson County06/15/202106/15/20212/13$40.00Learn all about essential oils and discover how oils can support physical and emotional well-being and minimize stress. You will also learn about essential oil safety along with common use methods. The registration fee includes the cost of materials.
CSP-8985-511Essential Oils 101Henderson County07/27/202107/27/20210/15$40.00Learn all about essential oils and discover how oils can support physical and emotional well-being and minimize stress. You will also learn about essential oil safety along with common use methods. The registration fee includes the cost of materials.
CIS-8019-431Manage Your Google DriveTransylvania County05/18/202106/08/20210/10$75.00Sharpen your knowledge of Google Drive by learning how to manage the central dashboard where everything happens. You will learn to organize, store, and share your files and folders in the different categories Google Drive offers. Learn how to create and collaborate with others, search and sort your files, and understand the keyboard shortcuts to quickly access your files. This course is designed for the student who is familiar with Google Drive, but wants to expand their knowledge.
CSP-8560-521Container GardeningTransylvania County05/05/202105/05/2021M. Dixon3/7$35.00Learn to make a great container garden for the porch or the yard. From modest to elaborate, the possibilities are endless. You will learn about soil, water, container size and what plants need to grow. You will make a small garden that can be taken home at the end of class with plants that will be available to be potted. Bring a flower pot with soil to class for your project.
CSP-8560-522Container GardeningTransylvania County05/06/202105/06/2021M. Dixon3/7$35.00Learn to make a great container garden for the porch or the yard. From modest to elaborate, the possibilities are endless. You will learn about soil, water, container size and what plants need to grow. You will make a small garden that can be taken home at the end of class with plants that will be available to be potted. Bring a flower pot with soil to class for your project.
CSP-8727-401Sit Step Sing FitnessHenderson County05/19/202106/09/20210/15$46.30Learn about a one-of-a-kind exercise system for rhythmic movement to age appropriate music. You will sit in regular supportive chair with side arms to learn this exercise system with specific playlists curated to encourage expressive movement and joy. You will often increase mobility in the arms, legs, shoulders and hips through this system.
CSP-8727-402Sit Step Sing FitnessHenderson County07/07/202107/28/20210/15$46.30Learn about a one-of-a-kind exercise system for rhythmic movement to age appropriate music. You will sit in regular supportive chair with side arms to learn this exercise system with specific playlists curated to encourage expressive movement and joy. You will often increase mobility in the arms, legs, shoulders and hips through this system.
FLI-8761-431Beginning Spanish IITransylvania County06/10/202107/29/2021E. Marquez0/10$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.
HOS-8086-5214-HR Servsafe Food Safety Manager ReviewTransylvania County04/16/202104/16/2021A. Smith1/9$70.00Review information from the National Restaurant Association's (NRA) ServSafe Manager 7th Edition Book before taking the proctored two hour 09-ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Examination. North Carolina 15A .2600 Rules Governing Food Protection and Sanitation of Food Establishments states that food service establishments must have a certified manager present at all times of operation. Food establishments will receive a deduction of two points on food safety inspection scores if this requirement is not met. You will be responsible for reading and performing all book-related activities prior to attending the course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
FLI-8825-401German for Beginners VIInternet-Based Course05/19/202107/21/2021I. Durre4/8$75.00Continue learning German Grammar and developing its application in speaking, listening, reading, and writing German, including some translation to and from German. You will need to have taken German for Beginners V or equivalent familiarity with the basics of the German language to take this course.
CSP-8019-603Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County05/13/202105/15/20210/12$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycle's 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. Ability to ride a bicycle and have sufficient strength to handle a 300 lb. motorcycle are necessary to be successful in this course. Blue Ridge will provide a program motorcycle to you and it must be used in this course. You will be required to attend all instruction and pass a written and riding skills evaluation to successfully complete the motorcycle safety foundation course. The range training may extend past 5 p.m. depending on the progression of training.
CSP-8019-601Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County05/27/202105/29/20216/6$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycle's 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. Ability to ride a bicycle and have sufficient strength to handle a 300 lb. motorcycle are necessary to be successful in this course. Blue Ridge will provide a program motorcycle to you and it must be used in this course. You will be required to attend all instruction and pass a written and riding skills evaluation to successfully complete the motorcycle safety foundation course. The range training may extend past 5 p.m. depending on the progression of training.
CSP-8019-602Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County06/10/202106/12/20210/12$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycle's 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. Ability to ride a bicycle and have sufficient strength to handle a 300 lb. motorcycle are necessary to be successful in this course. Blue Ridge will provide a program motorcycle to you and it must be used in this course. You will be required to attend all instruction and pass a written and riding skills evaluation to successfully complete the motorcycle safety foundation course. The range training may extend past 5 p.m. depending on the progression of training.
CSP-8019-603Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County06/24/202106/26/20211/11$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycle's 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. Ability to ride a bicycle and have sufficient strength to handle a 300 lb. motorcycle are necessary to be successful in this course. Blue Ridge will provide a program motorcycle to you and it must be used in this course. You will be required to attend all instruction and pass a written and riding skills evaluation to successfully complete the motorcycle safety foundation course. The range training may extend past 5 p.m. depending on the progression of training.
CSP-8019-604Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County07/08/202107/10/20210/12$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycle's 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. Ability to ride a bicycle and have sufficient strength to handle a 300 lb. motorcycle are necessary to be successful in this course. Blue Ridge will provide a program motorcycle to you and it must be used in this course. You will be required to attend all instruction and pass a written and riding skills evaluation to successfully complete the motorcycle safety foundation course. The range training may extend past 5 p.m. depending on the progression of training.
CSP-8019-605Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County07/15/202107/17/20210/12$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycle's 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. Ability to ride a bicycle and have sufficient strength to handle a 300 lb. motorcycle are necessary to be successful in this course. Blue Ridge will provide a program motorcycle to you and it must be used in this course. You will be required to attend all instruction and pass a written and riding skills evaluation to successfully complete the motorcycle safety foundation course. The range training may extend past 5 p.m. depending on the progression of training.
CSP-8417-601Motorcycle Advanced RiderHenderson County05/16/202105/16/20212/10$85.00This course is designed for experienced motorcycle riders who desire to learn and practice more in- depth riding techniques. Classroom activities use small group discussions and interactive activities to explore personal risk management strategies; options for cornering, braking and swerving; and ways to improve visual perception to identify collision traps. On-cycle range exercises provide practice in cornering, braking and swerving. There are no skills tests in this course. Participants must provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle.
CSP-8417-602Motorcycle Advanced RiderHenderson County07/11/202107/11/20210/12$85.00This course is designed for experienced motorcycle riders who desire to learn and practice more in- depth riding techniques. Classroom activities use small group discussions and interactive activities to explore personal risk management strategies; options for cornering, braking and swerving; and ways to improve visual perception to identify collision traps. On-cycle range exercises provide practice in cornering, braking and swerving. There are no skills tests in this course. Participants must provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle.
CSP-8057-601Basic Rider Course IIHenderson County05/30/202105/30/20210/12$85.00Basic Rider II allows you to hone the technical and mental skills necessary to assure your safety and the safety of your passenger, as you ride your motorcycle.. Use your own bike on a controlled course to practice managing traction, stopping quickly, cornering and swerving. You have the option of including a passenger in this course. Discuss how to balance the mental and physical aspects of safe riding, manage risk, increase visibility and optimize your lane position. Learn about protective gear, rider responsibility, motorcycle inspection and care and the effects of alcohol and other drugs on riding. You have the option to test for a waiver card which exempts you from the NCDMV riding test portion required for full motorcycle endorsement on your license. You must still take the written test portion.
CSP-8057-602Basic Rider Course IIHenderson County06/13/202106/13/20210/12$85.00Basic Rider II allows you to hone the technical and mental skills necessary to assure your safety and the safety of your passenger, as you ride your motorcycle.. Use your own bike on a controlled course to practice managing traction, stopping quickly, cornering and swerving. You have the option of including a passenger in this course. Discuss how to balance the mental and physical aspects of safe riding, manage risk, increase visibility and optimize your lane position. Learn about protective gear, rider responsibility, motorcycle inspection and care and the effects of alcohol and other drugs on riding. You have the option to test for a waiver card which exempts you from the NCDMV riding test portion required for full motorcycle endorsement on your license. You must still take the written test portion.
CSP-8057-603Basic Rider Course IIHenderson County06/27/202106/27/20210/12$85.00Basic Rider II allows you to hone the technical and mental skills necessary to assure your safety and the safety of your passenger, as you ride your motorcycle.. Use your own bike on a controlled course to practice managing traction, stopping quickly, cornering and swerving. You have the option of including a passenger in this course. Discuss how to balance the mental and physical aspects of safe riding, manage risk, increase visibility and optimize your lane position. Learn about protective gear, rider responsibility, motorcycle inspection and care and the effects of alcohol and other drugs on riding. You have the option to test for a waiver card which exempts you from the NCDMV riding test portion required for full motorcycle endorsement on your license. You must still take the written test portion.
CSP-8057-604Basic Rider Course IIHenderson County07/18/202107/18/20210/12$85.00Basic Rider II allows you to hone the technical and mental skills necessary to assure your safety and the safety of your passenger, as you ride your motorcycle.. Use your own bike on a controlled course to practice managing traction, stopping quickly, cornering and swerving. You have the option of including a passenger in this course. Discuss how to balance the mental and physical aspects of safe riding, manage risk, increase visibility and optimize your lane position. Learn about protective gear, rider responsibility, motorcycle inspection and care and the effects of alcohol and other drugs on riding. You have the option to test for a waiver card which exempts you from the NCDMV riding test portion required for full motorcycle endorsement on your license. You must still take the written test portion.
MLS-8874-604Notary Public EducationHenderson County04/10/202104/10/2021P. Roberts10/5$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The 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. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
MLS-8874-521Notary Public EducationTransylvania County04/23/202104/23/2021G. Gavalas9/6$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The 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. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
MLS-8874-522Notary Public EducationTransylvania County05/19/202105/19/2021G. Gavalas0/15$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The 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. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
MLS-8874-605Notary Public EducationHenderson County05/08/202105/08/2021P. Roberts1/14$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The 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. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
SEF-8927-501Electronic Notary PublicTransylvania County05/07/202105/07/2021G. Gavalas0/15$80.00Become an Electronic Notary Public with this course. You will learn about the legal, ethical, and procedural requirements of the Notary Act set forth in the General Statute 10B Article 2. In order to take this course, you must currently hold a valid commission as a notary public in North Carolina. You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and your current Notary Public number. Registration fee includes the Electronic notary class booklets.
MLS-8874-606Notary Public EducationHenderson County06/05/202106/05/2021P. Roberts1/14$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The 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. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
MLS-8874-523Notary Public EducationTransylvania County06/16/202106/16/2021G. Gavalas0/15$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The 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. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
MLS-8874-607Notary Public EducationHenderson County07/10/202107/10/2021P. Roberts0/15$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The 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. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
MLS-8874-524Notary Public EducationTransylvania County07/21/202107/21/2021G. Gavalas0/15$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The 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. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
MLS-8874-608Notary Public EducationHenderson County08/07/202108/07/2021P. Roberts0/15$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The 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. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
SEF-8927-602Electronic Notary PublicHenderson County08/14/202108/14/2021P. Roberts0/15$80.00Become an Electronic Notary Public with this course. You will learn about the legal, ethical, and procedural requirements of the Notary Act set forth in the General Statute 10B Article 2. In order to take this course, you must currently hold a valid commission as a notary public in North Carolina. You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and your current Notary Public number. Registration fee includes the Electronic notary class booklets.
WAT-8208-401Pump Types, Components and Repair Continuing EducationHenderson County03/11/202103/11/2021J. Edwards6/3$70.00The following courses are approved by NC DENR for six recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Learn about pump piping systems, basic pump hydraulics, normal operations, and abnormal operations. Please bring your operator certification card(s) with you to class.
WAT-8206-401Electr Fundamentals Water - Wastewater Continuing EducationHenderson County03/23/202103/23/2021J. Edwards0/9$70.00The following courses are approved by NC DENR for six recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Learn about pump piping systems, basic pump hydraulics, normal operations, and abnormal operations. Please bring your operator certification card(s) with you to class.
WAT-8200-401Process Control Coag Floc Sed Filtr ChlHenderson County04/15/202104/15/2021J. Edwards0/9$70.00The following courses are approved by NC DENR for six recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Learn about pump piping systems, basic pump hydraulics, normal operations, and abnormal operations. Please bring your operator certification card(s) with you to class.
WAT-8203-401Water and Wastewater DisinfectionHenderson County05/04/202105/04/2021J. Edwards0/9$70.00The following courses are approved by NC DENR for six recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Learn about pump piping systems, basic pump hydraulics, normal operations, and abnormal operations. Please bring your operator certification card(s) with you to class.
WAT-8209-401Basic Pump Hydraulics & Oper Conditions Continuing EducationHenderson County06/03/202106/03/2021J. Edwards0/9$70.00The following courses are approved by NC DENR for six recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Learn about pump piping systems, basic pump hydraulics, normal operations, and abnormal operations. Please bring your operator certification card(s) with you to class.
CSP-8730-412Glazing & FiringHenderson County03/17/202105/12/2021R. Kirby8/4$71.30Gain the ability to prep clay in class and work on pottery at home. You will bring finished work to class for design and construction input, and firing by the instructor. You may also use commercial glazes or those provided in class to finish your work.
CSP-8652-423Introduction to Digital PhotographyTransylvania County06/07/202106/10/2021K. King2/8$71.30Develop an understanding of digital photography and the skills to make successful images regardless if you own a point-and-shoot or a high-end, DSLR camera. You will begin with basic camera functions and then explore the relationship between shutter speed, aperture, and exposure. Hands-on demonstrations and a variety of assignments will help you develop your own photographic style. Bring your camera. DSLR with manual settings preferable, but not required.
AUT-8321-431OBD Emission Inspection CertificationTransylvania County03/17/202103/18/2021J. Galloway7/3$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 this course for both certification and recertification. You will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Early registration is encouraged since class size is limited.
AUT-8321-432OBD Emission Inspection CertificationTransylvania County05/19/202105/20/2021J. Galloway0/10$71.30Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in this course for both certification and recertification. You will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Early registration is encouraged since class size is limited.
AUT-8321-433OBD Emission Inspection CertificationTransylvania County08/11/202108/12/2021J. Galloway0/10$71.30Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in this course for both certification and recertification. You will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Early registration is encouraged since class size is limited.
AUT-8327-432Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County05/10/202105/11/2021J. Galloway0/10$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 this course to become a licensed inspector. An NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
AUT-8327-433Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County08/09/202108/10/2021J. Galloway0/10$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 this course to become a licensed inspector. An NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
FLI-8822-431French for Beginners ITransylvania County06/09/202106/30/20212/8$70.00Learn to acquire the basic skills necessary to listen, speak, read, write and understand French. You will be working on developing conversational skills. Please bring a notebook to first class.
FLI-8823-531French for Beginners IITransylvania County07/14/202108/04/20211/9$70.00Continue to acquire more basic skills necessary to listen, speak, read, write and understand French. You will be continuing to working on developing conversational skills. Please bring a notebook to first class. You must have completed French for Beginners I or have equivalent experience with speaking French to take this course.
CSP-8995-533Bicycle Gears & DerailleursTransylvania County04/14/202104/21/20214/6$71.30Learn how many gears your bicycle has, how to use them properly and gain an understanding of how gears work. You will also learn about the function and importance of the derailleur, gain an understanding of the mechanism and how to make adjustments to the derailleur. You do not need to have previous experience to enjoy this course.
RLS-8709-201Real Estate Pre-LicensingInternet-Based Course03/02/202105/24/2021R. Whitaker15/5$245.00Become a Real Estate Broker in this course that meets the educational requirement for the North Carolina real estate broker license and prepares you to pass the real estate broker examination administered by N.C. Real Estate Commission. You will learn the basic principles and practices, law and contracts, financing, closing, valuation, fair housing, property management, taxation, and math. You will also learn about land use, insurance, real estate license laws, rules, and regulations. The Commission requires that you attend a minimum of 80% of all scheduled course hours to be eligible to take the final course exam. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required NC Real Estate Manual before the course begins.
AUT-8327-415Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County05/24/202105/25/2021G. Dudas3/6$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 this course to become a licensed inspector. An NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
RLS-8709-431Real Estate Pre-LicensingTransylvania County05/25/202108/10/2021R. Whitaker2/13$245.00Become a Real Estate Broker in this course that meets the educational requirement for the North Carolina real estate broker license and prepares you to pass the real estate broker examination administered by N.C. Real Estate Commission. You will learn the basic principles and practices, law and contracts, financing, closing, valuation, fair housing, property management, taxation, and math. You will also learn about land use, insurance, real estate license laws, rules, and regulations. The Commission requires that you attend a minimum of 80% of all scheduled course hours to be eligible to take the final course exam. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required NC Real Estate Manual before the course begins.
RLS-8708-201Post 303 NC Law, Rules & Legal ConceptsInternet-Based Course03/17/202104/15/2021R. Whitaker5/20$170.00Gain 30-hours of post-licensing education in this Post 303 course. This assists the Real Estate Broker with the required training to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. This course gives you 30 hours of post-licensing education. Topics addressed in this course include general North Carolina licensing requirements, brokerage compensation issues, the disciplinary process, specialized types of real estate, property management in NC, and miscellaneous NC laws and legal concepts. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required NC Real Estate Manual before the course begins.
RLS-8702-511Broker Relationships and ResponsibilitieHenderson County04/21/202105/13/2021R. Whitaker0/15$170.00Gain 30 hours of post-licensing education in this Post 301 course. This assists the Real Estate Broker with the required training to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. This course consists of highlevel advanced instruction covering Agency relationships and duties to principals and third parties, working with sellers and buyers. Learn about issues confronted when agents leave or change firms with the resulting licenses and education concerns. The Commission requires that you attend a minimum of 90% of all scheduled course hours to be eligible to take the final course exam. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required NC Real Estate Manual before the course begins.
RLS-8706-431Broker Contracts & ClosingsTransylvania County05/19/202106/10/2021R. Whitaker0/15$170.00Gain 30-hours of post-licensing education in this Post 302 course. This assists the Real Estate Broker with the required training to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. This course consists of highlevel advanced instruction covering contracts and closing. This course will also discuss license status and education issues. The Commission requires that you attend a minimum of 90% of all scheduled course hours to be eligible to take the final course exam. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required NC Real Estate Manual before the course begins.
AUT-8327-416Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County06/21/202106/22/20210/9$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in this course to become a licensed inspector. An NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
AUT-8327-417Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County07/19/202107/20/20210/9$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in this course to become a licensed inspector. An NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
RLS-8702-531Broker Relationships and ResponsibilitieTransylvania County07/14/202108/05/2021R. Whitaker0/15$170.00Gain 30 hours of post-licensing education in this Post 301 course. This assists the Real Estate Broker with the required training to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. This course consists of highlevel advanced instruction covering Agency relationships and duties to principals and third parties, working with sellers and buyers. Learn about issues confronted when agents leave or change firms with the resulting licenses and education concerns. The Commission requires that you attend a minimum of 90% of all scheduled course hours to be eligible to take the final course exam. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required NC Real Estate Manual before the course begins.
AUT-8321-415OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County06/02/202106/03/2021G. Dudas0/9$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 this course for both certification and recertification. You will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Early registration is encouraged since class size is limited.
AUT-8321-416OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County06/28/202106/29/20210/9$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 this course for both certification and recertification. You will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Early registration is encouraged since class size is limited.
AUT-8321-417OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County07/26/202107/27/20210/9$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 this course for both certification and recertification. You will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Early registration is encouraged since class size is limited.
AUT-8003-411Escort Vehicle OperatorHenderson County03/10/202103/11/2021J. Galloway1/8$95.00Start your own business and become a certified Escort Vehicle Operator to escort Oversized/overweight loads. This course provides the certification required by the North Carolina General Statutes for oversize/overweight vehicle escorts. You will learn about the escort driver requirements, skills training and take the examination. You will also be required to take a four hour defensive driving course offered at Blue Ridge Community College and approved by the Health & Safety Council of North Carolina before you can submit your Escort Vehicle Operation Application. Textbook and materials included in the cost of the course.
AUT-8004-411Escort Vehicle Operator CEHenderson County04/15/202104/15/2021J. Galloway3/6$95.00Get your renewal completed for your Escort Vehicle Operator certification that is required by the North Carolina General Statutes for oversize/overweight vehicle escorts. You will be completing the renewal training and taking an exam. This class can be taken by those with prior certification, even if the certification has expired. Textbook and materials included in the cost of the course.
SEF-9075-202Real Estate BICUPInternet-Based Course03/19/202103/19/2021R. Whitaker0/25$50.00Earn your four hours to satisfy the continuing education requirement required by the NC Real Estate Commission to keep your Broker in charge eligibility. This course is designed for and restricted to currently designated brokers-in-charge and brokers who are broker-in-charge eligible. A broker who is not a broker-in-charge or who is not broker-in-charge eligible will not receive credit for the BICUP course through the NC Real Estate Commission. Each year the mandatory course content changes. Please see our website for more information about what the 2020-2021 course topics.
SEF-9076-501Real Estate GENUPHenderson County04/16/202104/16/2021R. Whitaker2/13$50.00Earn your four hours to satisfy the continuing education requirement required by the NC Real Estate Commission for the General Update (GENUP). This "mandatory" update course is for anyone who is NOT currently a Broker in Charge or Broker In Charge Eligible, and who wish to maintain their license on "Active" status with the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Each year the mandatory course content changes.
SEF-9075-601Real Estate BICUPHenderson County05/22/202105/22/2021R. Whitaker0/20$50.00Earn your four hours to satisfy the continuing education requirement required by the NC Real Estate Commission to keep your Broker in charge eligibility. This course is designed for and restricted to currently designated brokers-in-charge and brokers who are broker-in-charge eligible. A broker who is not a broker-in-charge or who is not broker-in-charge eligible will not receive credit for the BICUP course through the NC Real Estate Commission. Each year the mandatory course content changes. Please see our website for more information about what the 2020-2021 course topics.
SEF-9076-602Real Estate GENUPHenderson County06/05/202106/05/2021R. Whitaker2/23$50.00Earn your four hours to satisfy the continuing education requirement required by the NC Real Estate Commission for the General Update (GENUP). This "mandatory" update course is for anyone who is NOT currently a Broker in Charge or Broker In Charge Eligible, and who wish to maintain their license on "Active" status with the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Each year the mandatory course content changes.
AUT-8343-511Certified Automotive Tire Service (ATS)Henderson County05/04/202105/20/20211/8$71.30Get your ATS Credential that is offered through the Tire Industry Association for technicians and service advisors that are working or wanting to work on modern cars and light trucks in this course. You will learn about the step-by-step procedures for lifting the vehicle; removing the assembly; de-mounting, mounting and inflating; balancing; tire repair; and wheel installation. You will also gain the skills for the proper installation of tires in relation to Tire Pressure Monitoring Sensors (TPMS) and the newest procedures when servicing tires. You must recertify for this certification every two years. There will be a $250 material fee that will be due the first night of class in the form of a check or money order payable to Blue Ridge Community College.
SEF-9075-602Real Estate BICUPHenderson County06/04/202106/04/2021R. Whitaker0/25$50.00Earn your four hours to satisfy the continuing education requirement required by the NC Real Estate Commission to keep your Broker in charge eligibility. This course is designed for and restricted to currently designated brokers-in-charge and brokers who are broker-in-charge eligible. A broker who is not a broker-in-charge or who is not broker-in-charge eligible will not receive credit for the BICUP course through the NC Real Estate Commission. Each year the mandatory course content changes. Please see our website for more information about what the 2020-2021 course topics.
SEF-9076-603Real Estate GENUPHenderson County07/17/202107/17/2021R. Whitaker0/25$50.00Earn your four hours to satisfy the continuing education requirement required by the NC Real Estate Commission for the General Update (GENUP). This "mandatory" update course is for anyone who is NOT currently a Broker in Charge or Broker In Charge Eligible, and who wish to maintain their license on "Active" status with the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Each year the mandatory course content changes.
SEF-9075-521Real Estate BICUPTransylvania County08/13/202108/13/2021R. Whitaker0/15$50.00Earn your four hours to satisfy the continuing education requirement required by the NC Real Estate Commission to keep your Broker in charge eligibility. This course is designed for and restricted to currently designated brokers-in-charge and brokers who are broker-in-charge eligible. A broker who is not a broker-in-charge or who is not broker-in-charge eligible will not receive credit for the BICUP course through the NC Real Estate Commission. Each year the mandatory course content changes. Please see our website for more information about what the 2020-2021 course topics.
SEF-9082-201Commercial & InvestmentInternet-Based Course03/19/202103/19/2021R. Whitaker1/24$70.00Get your 4-hours of elective needed for the NC Real Estate Commission with this course. You will gain an introduction into the specialized field of Commercial and Investment Real Estate Brokerage. Commonly used "tools of the trade" for commercial and investment real estate agents will be reviewed that you can use in assisting your clients and customers in the acquisition and sale of specialized types of properties.
SEF-9084-501Success Tools in Todays MarketHenderson County04/16/202104/16/2021R. Whitaker4/11$70.00Get your 4-hours of elective needed for the NC Real Estate Commission with this course. You will learn why Foreclosures, Short Sales, REOs, and Auctions are common situations that today's real estate agents are finding themselves being asked to assist with. You will gain knowledge about the specifics of how things work in the listing and sale of these. You must possess the knowledge of these subjects to assist in making recommendations to a potential client, who may find themselves involved in a pending foreclosure or a client who is seeking assistance in purchasing an REO property or making a bid at real estate auction.
SEF-9082-601Commercial & InvestmentHenderson County05/22/202105/22/2021R. Whitaker0/20$70.00Get your 4-hours of elective needed for the NC Real Estate Commission with this course. You will gain an introduction into the specialized field of Commercial and Investment Real Estate Brokerage. Commonly used "tools of the trade" for commercial and investment real estate agents will be reviewed that you can use in assisting your clients and customers in the acquisition and sale of specialized types of properties.
SEF-9084-602Success Tools in Todays MarketHenderson County06/05/202106/05/2021R. Whitaker1/19$70.00Get your 4-hours of elective needed for the NC Real Estate Commission with this course. You will learn why Foreclosures, Short Sales, REOs, and Auctions are common situations that today's real estate agents are finding themselves being asked to assist with. You will gain knowledge about the specifics of how things work in the listing and sale of these. You must possess the knowledge of these subjects to assist in making recommendations to a potential client, who may find themselves involved in a pending foreclosure or a client who is seeking assistance in purchasing an REO property or making a bid at real estate auction.
ELC-8122-401NC Electrician Continuing EducationHenderson County04/17/202104/17/2021R. Ruhe7/9$70.00Earn your National Electrical Code (NEC) continuing education credits. NEC is the most widely adopted code in the world. Approved by the American National Standards Institute, NEC is the most complete set of electrical code requirements that govern electrical installations in the interest of safety for persons and property. Stay up to date with current code changes. Bring your most current code book to class with you.
SEF-9085-602Property Mgmt & Managing RiskHenderson County06/04/202106/04/2021R. Whitaker1/19$70.00Get your 4-hours of elective needed for the NC Real Estate Commission with this course. You will be introduced to the principles and practices of professional real estate management. When you understand this real estate specialty, it can offer you opportunities to expand the types of services you provide to your clients/customers, but also create an opportunity to assist clients in the management of their real estate investment properties while providing a steady income stream for you when you specialize in the field of property management.
SEF-9086-603Real Estate FinanceHenderson County07/17/202107/17/2021R. Whitaker1/19$70.00Get your 4-hours of elective needed for the NC Real Estate Commission with this course. Learn about why the advertisements of new loan products, programs and governmental rules can initially seem intimidating and overwhelming. Gain the skills to prepare you to help your clients and customers navigate the wealth of information to choose the best loan product/program for the purchase of their dream home and/or a commercial/investment property.
SEF-9085-521Property Mgmt & Managing RiskTransylvania County08/13/202108/13/2021R. Whitaker0/15$70.00Get your 4-hours of elective needed for the NC Real Estate Commission with this course. You will be introduced to the principles and practices of professional real estate management. When you understand this real estate specialty, it can offer you opportunities to expand the types of services you provide to your clients/customers, but also create an opportunity to assist clients in the management of their real estate investment properties while providing a steady income stream for you when you specialize in the field of property management.
CAR-8127-411NC General Contractors CEHenderson County04/28/202104/29/2021J. Foster2/12$110.00Get your required eight-hours of annual continuing education credits. You will learn the materials in the two-hour mandatory course plus gain six additional hours of elective coursework in Project Management and Tools for Managers.
AHR-8137-501EPA Certification Exam PrepHenderson County04/13/202104/29/20211/9$70.00Learn the requirements and prepare yourself to sit for the CFC certification. This course is designed for maintenance related employees in manufacturing, housing complexes, medical facilities, educational facilities, or skill related fields such as refrigeration and HVAC to prepare for the CFC certification examination. You will gain knowledge and skills as well as test taking strategies in this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins. Note: There will be an additional testing fee when you enroll for state testing.
UAS-8000-401Introduction to DronesHenderson County05/01/202105/01/2021D. Lee0/10$71.30Learn about why Drones are a dynamic, emerging technology that is literally transforming how businesses function. Get a comprehensive overview of what you need to know to start using drones safely and legally. You will learn how drones can be used in specific business applications, and how to apply drone technology to bring efficiencies to your business.
UAS-8000-501Introduction to DronesHenderson County06/12/202106/12/2021D. Lee0/10$71.30Learn about why Drones are a dynamic, emerging technology that is literally transforming how businesses function. Get a comprehensive overview of what you need to know to start using drones safely and legally. You will learn how drones can be used in specific business applications, and how to apply drone technology to bring efficiencies to your business.
ISC-8360-501TiPS (Training Intervention ProcedureS)Henderson County07/12/202107/12/2021S. McMahan0/10$95.00Learn how to responsibly sell, service and consume alcohol with the globally recognized TiPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) program. TiPS empowers you to take a proactive approach toward preventing alcohol misuse and maintaining control of the service environment. The program is designed for servers at restaurants, bars, hotels, in-store tastings, or other establishments where alcohol is consumed on the premises as well as for employees in an alcohol manufacturing setting. You will learn strategies to ensure responsible alcohol awareness and service and specific state and local regulations governing the manufacture and consumption of alcohol.
CAR-8127-431NC General Contractors CETransylvania County06/23/202106/24/2021J. Foster0/15$110.00Get your required eight-hours of annual continuing education credits. You will learn the materials in the two-hour mandatory course plus gain six additional hours of elective coursework in Project Management and Tools for Managers.
WLD-8134-413Welding IHenderson County05/18/202106/03/2021A. Campbell0/11$88.80Learn welding symbols, shop math, and safety procedures through hands-on experience with various types of welding processes. You will learn MIG, TIG, and STICK welding processes in this entry-level course. This is the course for you if you are looking to enter the lucrative welding trade. You are required to purchase personal safety equipment prior to the first day of class.
WLD-8134-414Welding IHenderson County06/15/202107/01/2021A. Campbell0/11$88.80Learn welding symbols, shop math, and safety procedures through hands-on experience with various types of welding processes. You will learn MIG, TIG, and STICK welding processes in this entry-level course. This is the course for you if you are looking to enter the lucrative welding trade. You are required to purchase personal safety equipment prior to the first day of class.
MLS-8996-302Leading by ExampleHenderson County03/05/202105/28/20210/15$285.00Learn to lead by example & gain the leadership skills to become the kind of leader that people can trust in an ever-changing socio-economic business environment. Learn the art of inspiration and building trust while coaching others to their next success. Discover how to apply the strategy that builds cohesive teams while incorporating emotional intelligence and strategic thinking in a balanced and proactive way that will move you and your reports to the next level. This course is designed to provide you with practical tools in the different parameters of a new kind of leadership.
WLD-8135-413Welding IIHenderson County05/18/202106/03/20210/10$88.80Gain additional opportunities to practice the various types of welding learned in Welding I with greater emphasis on refinement of welding skills, math, symbols, and blueprint reading. You should have completed Welding I or have welding experience prior to registering for this course. You will be required to bring your personal safety equipment to the first day of class.
WLD-8135-414Welding IIHenderson County06/15/202107/01/20210/10$88.80Gain additional opportunities to practice the various types of welding learned in Welding I with greater emphasis on refinement of welding skills, math, symbols, and blueprint reading. You should have completed Welding I or have welding experience prior to registering for this course. You will be required to bring your personal safety equipment to the first day of class.
ELC-8123-501Basic Electricity IIHenderson County03/10/202103/31/2021S. McCallister6/4$71.30Gain an understanding of the advanced elements of electricity. You will be provided 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. You should have completed Basic Electricity I or have a working knowledge of electricity prior to registering for this course.
MAS-8009-511Masonry IHenderson County04/27/202107/07/20211/9$221.30Learn the skills and knowledge to enter and be successful in the lucrative field of masonry. Masonry is the building of structures from individual units. In this course, you will explore the basics of masonry construction including the materials, tools and techniques of installation, measurements and specifications as well as attitudes and abilities required to become successful in this field. You will be required to purchase additional learning materials.
CAR-8127-501NC General Contractors CEHenderson County06/26/202106/26/2021J. Foster0/16$110.00Get your required eight-hours of annual continuing education credits. You will learn the materials in the two-hour mandatory course plus gain six additional hours of elective coursework in Project Management and Tools for Managers.
RLS-8708-432Post 303 NC Law, Rules & Legal ConceptsTransylvania County06/16/202107/08/2021R. Whitaker0/20$170.00Gain 30-hours of post-licensing education in this Post 303 course. This assists the Real Estate Broker with the required training to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. This course gives you 30 hours of post-licensing education. Topics addressed in this course include general North Carolina licensing requirements, brokerage compensation issues, the disciplinary process, specialized types of real estate, property management in NC, and miscellaneous NC laws and legal concepts. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required NC Real Estate Manual before the course begins.
CSP-8731-202Koru BasicInternet-Based Course05/18/202106/08/20210/10$45.00Learn about mindfulness, meditation and stress management using the Koru Mindfulness® Curriculum. In the course, you will gain information on how to reduce your stress and enhance your well-being while learning from an experienced Koru-trained instructor.
CSP-8732-402Yoga: Wellness & RelaxationInternet-Based Course03/16/202104/27/20210/10$55.00Learn to unite breath with movement, flexibility with strength, and expand your "on the mat" experience into daily life. Individuals of all ages and levels of experience are welcome.
SEF-8407-202HAZWOPER Refresher Online - 8 HoursInternet-Based Course04/26/202105/07/2021C. Duval0/6$75.00OSHA-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 Course06/07/202106/17/2021C. Duval0/6$75.00OSHA-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.
CSP-8704-421Understanding ColorTransylvania County05/24/202107/26/2021M. Grissom3/7$65.00Gain an introduction to Color Theory and how to use color more effectively. You will develop an understanding of basic terminology and the relationships between color combinations. Experiment with mixing colors through artistic and design applications. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
FLI-8763-411Beginning Spanish ConversationHenderson County08/12/202109/30/2021M. Harney0/12$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 the 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. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase required materials before course begins.
CSP-8119-522Stained GlassTransylvania County04/12/202105/17/2021S. Brooks4/3$81.30Learn the art of stained glass using the copper foil method under the guidance of an experienced instructor. You will select projects at your individual skill level. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
OST-8050-201Microsoft PowerPointInternet-Based Course05/17/202107/09/2021V. Capps0/5$185.00Gain the skills in this hands-on experience to create a graphics presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint. You will learn about terminology, effective chart usage, design and layout, integrating hardware components, and enhancing presentations with text, graphics, audio and video. Upon completion, you should be able to design and demonstrate an effective presentation and will be given the opportunity to take the MOS: Microsoft Office PowerPoint Certification Exam.
OST-8048-201Microsoft Excel SpreadsheetsInternet-Based Course05/17/202107/09/2021V. Capps0/5$185.00Learn the basic spreadsheet design, and development using Microsoft Excel. You will learn about writing formulas, using functions, enhancing spreadsheets, creating, charts, and printing. Upon completion, you should be able to design and print basic, spreadsheets and charts. You will be given the opportunity to take the MOS: Microsoft Office Excel Core Certification Exam.
AUT-8342-432Automotive Upholstery ITransylvania County03/23/202105/06/2021S. Ducker0/10$151.30Gain the introductory knowledge and skills of basic automotive upholstery. Through hands-on experience you will learn basic upholstery sewing machine maintenance and operation to perform basic stitching. You will also be able to identify and purchase upholstery materials. Learn proper removal and repair of seat covers and frames or to install new or repaired seat covers on existing frames. You are required to bring safety glasses to the first class.
CJC-3934-001RADAR OperatorHenderson County03/22/202103/25/2021D. Hensley8/4$125.00This certification-related course is designed to develop knowledge and skills used by Criminal Justice personnel who are authorized to use RADAR equipment used by their departments. Lecture, demonstration, and practical field exercises are the principal methods of instruction. Employment in the field of Criminal Justice and authorization of the department are prerequisites for enrollment in this course. Contact the NC Department of Justice for course standards.
CJC-3937-001RADAR Operator RecertHenderson County03/25/202103/25/2021D. Hensley7/5$70.00This certification-related course is designed to re-certify Radar Operators in the use of radar equipment used by their agencies. The principal methods of instruction are lecture and demonstration. Current certification as probationary or general status as a law enforcement officer and certification as a radar operator within the three years preceding the completion of this course are prerequisites for enrollment. Course includes field practice and testing, both written and practical. Contact the NC Department of Justice for course standards.
CJC-3937-002RADAR Operator RecertHenderson County03/25/202103/25/2021D. Hensley0/6$70.00This certification-related course is designed to re-certify Radar Operators in the use of radar equipment used by their agencies. The principal methods of instruction are lecture and demonstration. Current certification as probationary or general status as a law enforcement officer and certification as a radar operator within the three years preceding the completion of this course are prerequisites for enrollment. Course includes field practice and testing, both written and practical. Contact the NC Department of Justice for course standards.
CSP-8730-411Glazing & FiringHenderson County05/19/202107/28/2021R. Kirby3/7$71.30Gain the ability to prep clay in class and work on pottery at home. You will bring finished work to class for design and construction input, and firing by the instructor. You may also use commercial glazes or those provided in class to finish your work.
OST-8051-903MS PowerPoint 2013/ClassroomInternet-Based Course03/17/202105/07/2021P. Wynn1/19$75.00In this course for teachers, you'll learn how to motivate students and enrich lessons by bringing Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 presentations into your classroom. In this course, you'll learn how to create captivating lessons and attention-grabbing classroom presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. This course will cover the process of creating slides, using templates, inserting text, changing background colors, creating WordArt titles, using SmartArt graphics, and adding slide transitions. After learning the basics, you'll develop advanced skills such as inserting graphics, sound, video, custom animations, chart animations, timed transitions, and links. You'll get step-by-step instructions for creating several different types of classroom presentations, including lectures and interactive narrations for your students' independent use at computer stations. You'll also see how PowerPoint helps you address different learning styles, making it much easier to reach every student. Then you will discover how to upload your presentation to a Web server, email a slide show, share a presentation in real time, and take your PowerPoint shows on the road
COM-8728-903Advanced Grant Proposals WritingInternet-Based Course03/17/202105/07/2021P. Wynn1/19$75.00Do you know the best way to present information in a grant proposal? In this course, an experienced grantwriter will show you how to research and write winning proposals that get funded. Learn what to do--and, more importantly what not to do--on every part of your proposal. Gain a full understanding of the criteria funders use to determine whether your grant proposal gets funded or rejected. You'll become expert at ferreting out corporate, foundation, and government grantmakers, and you'll know how to tailor your responses to information found in the peer review criteria. You'll also discover a number of significant finishing touches that can give your project the edge over others. You'll know the best type of paper to use, which buzzwords to include, which fonts work best, and which types of graphics and formatting techniques will make your proposal more competitive.
CIS-8016-903Introduction to Photoshop CCInternet-Based Course03/04/202106/04/2021P. Wynn1/19$75.00Learn to use Photoshop while accessing it from the Creative Cloud (CC). Photoshop is the world's most popular photo-editing program. Artists, photographers, designers, and hobbyists all rely on Adobe Photoshop for image creation and editing. The course provides detailed, step-by-step directions and you'll learn a number of the new Photoshop features. You'll learn to create simple digital paintings (including some brushes that let you create the look of an oil painting from a photo). Then you'll be editing your own photographs to get rid of dust and scratches, fix the color, and correct image exposure. You'll master techniques for switching the backgrounds on images and removing wrinkles and blemishes from photos, just like they do in magazines. You'll also learn about the content-aware Move tools in CC that let you move something on an image and intelligently replace the "hole" left behind at the same time. By the time you finish this fun, hands-on, project-oriented course, you'll be well on your way to expressing yourself with the most exciting graphics program ever developed.
COM-8772-903Discover Sign Language - SPInternet-Based Course03/04/202106/04/2021P. Wynn1/19$75.00Discover Sign Language teaches you how to sign basic phrases and expand to complete sentences and see how to put it all together, so you can introduce yourself and start a conversation. Along the way you will learn signs for colors, numbers, where you live, family, and the activities you like to do and even the ones you don't. Throughout the course you will learn by watching videos that demonstrate how to make the signs and how to incorporate facial expressions to communicate in this beautiful language. This course is taught using the best practices of the industry with a minimum of audio support. Throughout, you will be immersed in silence, so you will gain an understanding of the perspective of Deaf people and sign language. You will also gain an introduction to the world of the Deaf culture and explore topics such as lip-reading, baby signs, and the career of interpreting. By the end of the course, when you meet a Deaf person, you will be ready to sign!
SEF-8432-903Creating Mobile Apps with HTML5-DLInternet-Based Course03/17/202105/17/2021P. Wynn0/20$75.00Do you want to make mobile apps that run on iPhone and iPad, as well as on Android, Blackberry, and Windows Phone? Sure you do! Do you want to learn five different programming languages? Of course you don't! Fortunately, you're about to discover a better way to build apps. In this course, you'll learn how to imagine, design, build, and optimize a cross-platform mobile app using the very latest HTML5 standards. The result will be a mobile app that's fast and runs on just about any smartphone or tablet computer.
MKT-8446-903Introduction to Interior Design-DLInternet-Based Course03/17/202105/17/2021P. Wynn1/19$75.00Are you a creative person with an eye for design? If so, this course will show you how to transform plain living spaces into beautiful and functional rooms. Interior design takes training as well as talent, and these lessons will give you the know-how you need to design a room from floor to ceiling.
MKT-8452-903Customer Service Fundamentals03/17/202105/17/2021P. Wynn1/19$75.00As someone who participates in delivering high levels of customer service, you're an important ambassador for your organization. In this course, you will discover a number of dynamite methods to bring out your best and also do the same for the people you work with. You will learn how to measure customer service-from your company's point of view and from the customers-and discover how to anticipate the needs of your customers. You may already understand that top-notch customer service begins with knowing your customers and their needs, but do you know how to evaluate those customers, or better yet, what to do with the data once you have it? You will take a look at that, as well as identify how your customer service stacks up right now, and how you can build on even the sharpest of service policies. Plus, you will learn how to communicate, resolve complaints, and build long-lasting customer service programs.
SGR-8006-903Photoshop Elements Digital Photo -Dl03/17/202105/17/2021P. Wynn1/19$75.00Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 to do everything from quick fixes to detailed enhancements that will greatly improve the look of your digital images. With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, this course makes it easy to learn how to edit images like a pro. Get plenty of practice with fun, hands-on exercises that ensure you understand the basics of this program as well as more advanced techniques.
CSP-8735-903Wow, What a Great Event!Internet-Based Course03/06/202106/06/2021P. Wynn1/19$100.00Looking for a fun new career coordinating special events? Learn proven techniques from a master event planner. Discover how all the pieces in the event planning process fit together to make any size or type of event successful, whether it's for your family or friends, your employer, or your favorite charity. You'll learn about themes, venues, menus, entertainment, décor, and much, much more. You will develop skills, find resources, and gain confidence to plan any event. You'll gain access to event industry information compiled by and for event industry professionals. You'll be so excited with your newly gained confidence and expertise that you'll want to start planning your next event even before this course is over!
MAT-8104-903Introduction to Statistics-DLInternet-Based Course03/06/202106/06/2021P. Wynn1/19$75.00Learn with easy-to-understand examples combined with real-world applications, this course provides you with the skills and knowledge you need to start analyzing data. You'll explore how to use data and apply statistics to real-life problems and situations. We'll discuss data and data collection practices. You'll learn to summarize and describe data with charts, numbers, and graphs. You'll even calculate and interpret probabilities and then see how they apply to decision making when you're faced with uncertainty. You'll learn ways to visualize and measure relationships in data, and we'll also use data to make forecasts and predictions. You'll grasp the basics of statistical inference and discover what it means for a result to be statistically significant. Throughout the course, we'll use real data and a variety of examples drawn from business and industry, health care and medicine, sports, education, politics, news events, and the social sciences. Don't worry if detailed calculations are not your thing! We'll use a variety of free online resources to aid with calculations. By the end, you'll be able to successfully apply and interpret basic statistical procedures.
OST-8031-903Advanced Excel 2016 - DLInternet-Based Course03/17/202105/17/2021P. Wynn0/20$75.00Learn to effectively use the advanced Excel features in this practical and information-packed course. Most organizations rely heavily on Excel to consolidate, analyze, and report financial information. By learning these advanced techniques, you can become more valuable. You'll see how to work with the additional analysis tools provided by Excel add-ins and become skilled in using validation to protect the integrity of your worksheets. Impress your coworkers by learning how to add functional and eye-catching custom controls and how to use scenarios and data tables to quickly perform what-if data analysis. Discover ways to work with databases and advanced techniques for PivotTables, like creating Timelines, calculated fields, and calculated items. Learn to use Excel's consolidation function to efficiently summarize data from multiple sources, become adept at importing external data using Excel's built-in Power Query tool, and master the art of conditional formatting to highlight duplicate entries and other common worksheet problems. Learn how Excel 2016 table tools take the complexity out of table creation and management. As you become proficient at nesting functions within other functions, you'll be able to accomplish just about anything Microsoft Excel has to offer!
CJC-5045-001Community RelationsHenderson County04/26/202104/30/20217/8$125.00This course is designed to provide training in topics directly related to community relations activities. Course topics may include, but are not limited to, cultural diversity, community relations, community oriented policing, crime prevention, victimology, School Resource Officer, Public Information Officer, and working with non-English speaking populations and communities.
FLI-8786-913Spanish for Medical Professionals - DLInternet-Based Course03/05/202106/05/2021P. Wynn1/19$75.00With increasing numbers of Spanish-speaking patients entering the healthcare system every year, it's more crucial than ever for health professionals to learn medical Spanish. What's more, adding Spanish skills to your resume can broaden your career horizons. Starting with the basics of Spanish pronunciation, you'll move right into simple words for everyday topics including colors, numbers, conversational phrases, family names, and words for asking questions. Next, you'll get to the meat of the course as you discover how to ask about pain, symptoms, medical histories, insurance, and patients' feelings. You'll also learn how to talk about body parts, diets, and medical care and treatment. Along the way, entertaining games and stories will help you practice your new vocabulary as you gain awareness about Latin American culture. By the end of this course, you'll have a strong foundation in basic medical Spanish that you can build on for years to come.

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