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FLI-8752-411Intermediate Spanish ConversationHenderson County08/20/202010/08/2020M. Harney5/7$70.00Review the grammar and vocabulary learned in the Intermediate Spanish I, II, and III, with an emphasis on a conversation. Learn more about stem-changing verbs, commands, adverbs, direct and indirect objects, gustar, 'por' and 'para', preterite tense, and topical vocabulary. Prerequisite: Intermediate Spanish III or equivalent proficiency.
CSP-8019-603Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County09/25/202009/27/20209/3$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 County10/09/202010/11/20203/9$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 County10/16/202010/18/20201/11$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-8019-606Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County10/30/202011/01/20200/12$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-8965-411Quilting Christmas GiftsHenderson County09/03/202010/22/2020L. Spratt3/7$71.30Learn to construct a quilting gift that will makes a great Christmas present. No quilting experience required. You will need to make sure to bring a portable sewing machine to sew the material together. The cost of the materials for this course will be determined by how many gifts you want the quilt.
CSP-8717-412NC Concealed Carry Handgun TrainingHenderson County10/12/202010/13/2020D. Dessenberger0/9$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-8717-413NC Concealed Carry Handgun TrainingHenderson County12/07/202012/08/2020D. Dessenberger2/7$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-8943-411KarateHenderson County08/24/202010/19/2020J. Brooks0/14$61.30Learn to defend yourself with traditional Karate. You will learn basic defensive techniques, self-defense skills. You will also help you to increase your fitness, strength, balance, focus, and flexibility. No previous Karate experience needed all levels of instruction will be provided. You will not learn sparring at the introductory level.
CSP-8943-511KarateHenderson County10/26/202012/14/2020J. Brooks0/12$61.30Learn to defend yourself with traditional Karate. You will learn basic defensive techniques, self-defense skills. You will also help you to increase your fitness, strength, balance, focus, and flexibility. No previous Karate experience needed all levels of instruction will be provided. You will not learn sparring at the introductory level.
CSP-8022-411Beginning Cake DecoratingHenderson County09/14/202010/01/2020M. Ruff2/8$70.00Come learn the proper use of different decorating tips and utensils including how to write using icing, the art of creating flowers, and a border of designs. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8022-511Beginning Cake DecoratingHenderson County11/02/202011/19/2020M. Ruff0/10$70.00Come learn the proper use of different decorating tips and utensils including how to write using icing, the art of creating flowers, and a border of designs. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
FLI-8756-411Advanced Spanish IHenderson County10/22/202012/17/2020M. Harney2/22$70.00You will focus on the imperfect tense and compare its uses with those of the preterit tense. Continue to learn new vocabulary by topic. Prerequisite: Intermediate Spanish Conversation or equivalent proficiency..
CSP-8944-401Exploring Clay I - PotteryHenderson County08/18/202010/06/2020R. 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-8944-511Exploring Clay I - PotteryHenderson County10/14/202012/09/2020R. 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-8945-501Exploring Clay II - PotteryHenderson County10/19/202012/14/2020R. Kirby4/3$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-8481-401Henderson County History & Heritage IHenderson County08/20/202010/15/2020J. Giles13/2$65.00Learn about Henderson County from prehistory to 1860. Topics include geography and natural resources, Cherokee and Catawba history and culture, Revolutionary War and treaties with the Cherokee, early settlers and backgrounds, Appalachian culture, political and economic history, agriculture, transportation, religious history, education, early communities, black history, and noteworthy families and people in the early history of the county.
CSP-8482-501Henderson County History & Heritage IIHenderson County10/20/202012/08/2020J. Giles3/32$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-8617-411Henderson County History & Heritage IIIHenderson County10/15/202012/10/2020J. Giles0/35$65.00Explore Henderson County History from early 1900 through the 20th century. Topics include the Roaring '20s, the Great Depression, World War I and World War II, the Korean War, the post-war era, the Vietnam War and other events to the end of the 20th century. Specifics addressed will include cultural changes, minorities, political and economic history, agriculture, transportation, education, industrialization, communities, and current issues.
CSP-8224-411Oil PaintingHenderson County08/26/202009/30/2020L. Miller7/2$75.00Learn the techniques and applications needed to paint with oils. Emphasis will be placed on formalism and the use of traditional techniques. By the end of this course, you should be comfortable using and manipulating paint toward developing further works based on your individual interests and expression.
CSP-8620-411Mixed Media PaintingHenderson County10/07/202011/18/2020L. Miller4/5$75.00Learn mixed media basics using familiar materials with different acrylic applications, creative backgrounds, texturing, layering, integrating objects, scribbling and more. At the end of the course, you will have a few pieces of your own original artwork. No prior experience required. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8573-401Self-Publishing for Fun and ProfitHenderson County10/29/202011/19/2020D. Gelbert5/11$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-8033-401Learning and Loving WatercolorHenderson County10/14/202011/18/2020M. Hughes6/3$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.
CSP-8972-401Watercolor & Collage AdventureHenderson County10/13/202011/17/2020M. Hughes0/12$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.
CSP-8552-800Wire Wrapping Jewelry MakingFletcher Town Hall09/21/202009/23/2020E. Till-Fidelman0/15$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.
CSP-8706-800Making Wired-Wrapped RingsFletcher Town Hall11/16/202011/18/2020E. Till-Fidelman0/15$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 Hall12/07/202012/09/2020E. Till-Fidelman1/14$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-8812-401German for Beginners IInternet-Based Course09/02/202010/21/2020I. Durre3/15$70.00Experience learning another language. In this first 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.
FLI-8813-401German for Beginners II10/28/202012/16/2020I. Durre1/17$70.00Experience 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.
FLI-8816-401German for Beginners IIIInternet-Based Course09/02/202010/21/2020I. Durre5/13$70.00Expand your knowledge of the German language. You will apply your basic knowledge of the German language by speaking, listening, reading, and writing in a variety of practical contexts.
FLI-8817-401German for Beginners IV10/28/202012/16/2020I. Durre1/17$70.00Continue to expand your knowledge of the German language. You will apply your knowledge of the German language by speaking, listening, reading, and writing in a variety of practical contexts.
CSP-8657-401Pastel PaintingHenderson County09/14/202011/02/2020B. Kies3/9$80.00Enjoy 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-8698-401Intermediate Pastel PaintingTechnology Education Dev Ctr09/16/202011/04/2020B. Kies8/4$80.00Expand 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-8549-411Qigong for Health and Wellness09/15/202010/22/2020M. Moreno4/26$66.30Qigong is an ancient Chinese practice with wonderful health benefits. With slow, graceful movements, visualization and breathing allows you to connect with your body and become conscious of your Qi (life force energy). Learn a classic form called Eight Piece Brocade and meditations. Qigong can be done by anyone regardless of age or health.
CSP-8101-411Line DancingHenderson County08/24/202010/12/2020S. McFalls9/41$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-8101-511Line DancingHenderson County10/26/202012/07/2020S. McFalls1/49$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-8012-411Basic Beginner Ballroom DancingHenderson County08/24/202010/19/2020S. McFalls0/50$61.30Learn 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-8699-411Intermediate/Advanced Line DancingHenderson County08/25/202010/13/2020S. McFalls8/42$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-8699-412Intermediate/Advanced Line DancingHenderson County10/27/202012/08/2020S. McFalls0/50$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-8012-412Basic Beginner Ballroom DancingHenderson County10/26/202012/14/2020S. McFalls0/50$61.30Learn 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-8686-401iPad 101: Getting StartedHenderson County09/14/202010/05/2020T. Kaczmarek1/24$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-8687-401iPhone 101: Getting StartedHenderson County09/14/202010/05/2020T. Kaczmarek2/23$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-8688-501iPhone/iPad 201: Beyond the BasicsHenderson County10/19/202012/07/2020T. Kaczmarek4/21$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-8013-401Computers 101: Becoming SavvyHenderson County09/09/202010/07/2020T. Kaczmarek5/10$75.00Develop the skills you need to effectively operate a computer. This course is designed and recommended for the new computer user. Course is slow-paced with no computer experience required and with minimal typing involved. Learn how to navigate these features: the desktop, basic word processing, spreadsheets, along with hands-on exercises for a successful learning experience. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
CIS-8014-501Computers 102: Savvy ContinuedHenderson County10/21/202012/02/2020T. Kaczmarek0/15$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.
NOS-8000-401Computers 201: Windows 10Henderson County09/09/202011/04/2020T. Kaczmarek6/9$75.00Let us show you how to personalize your computer by learning how and why the new features work in Windows 10. Organizing the Start screen, manipulating applications, using the Control Panel, and navigating the file system are just a few of its capabilities you will learn. This 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.
DFT-8107-401AutoCAD IHenderson County09/14/202012/14/2020R. Schwartz2/13$130.00Learn the essential skills and basic concepts of design and shape using AutoCAD. This course will emphasize visual concepts using simple drawings, printing, and plotting. The course includes the production and management of 2D and 3D design drawings. Books will be discussed on the first day of class.
FLI-8799-411Spanish Composition Thru Literature IVHenderson County10/26/202012/14/2020Y. Tierson0/26$70.00Students will combine advanced composition and beginning literary analysis, through reading literature and syntax exercises, in order to enable students to understand the grammar construction between English and Spanish. Students will acquire new vocabulary and grammar as well as reading and writing fluency. The course will also focus on Puerto Rico and Costa Rica in order for students to gain a better understanding of its culture and customs.
FLI-8760-401Beginning Spanish IHenderson County08/18/202010/06/2020M. Harney7/3$70.00Learn to acquire the basic skills necessary to listen, speak, read, write and understand Spanish and the Hispanic culture. The course includes the alphabet, pronunciation, rules of stress and accent, gender and plural nouns, definite articles, numbers, days of the week, months of the year, parts of the body, personal subject pronouns, conjugation of the present tense regular verbs and common conversational phrases. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase required materials before course begins.
ISC-8202-401Shock & Arc Flash Protection NFPA 70EHenderson County08/31/202008/31/20200/20$70.00This course is a technician level training for electrical workers to build awareness and compliance to NFPA 70E standards. The course features in-depth coverage of electrical safety facts, regulations and standards, electrical hazards and protection strategies, personal protective equipment, hazard assessment, and safety-related work practices. Text is required; please contact the BRCC bookstore for titles and cost
OSH-8051-401OSHA Stds for General Industry 10 HrHenderson County09/01/202009/02/20200/20$70.00The OSHA for General Industry 10-Hour course covers the major provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. You will learn how to locate and interpret OSHA standards and how to identify critical safety and health issues with OSHA-authorized curriculum and instructor. If you wish to receive an official OSHA course completion card, an additional fee will be charged. Please bring cash or a check to the first class. This is a processing fee charged by the OTI Education Centers.
FLI-8761-501Beginning Spanish IIHenderson County10/20/202012/08/2020M. Harney2/8$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.
AHR-8133-401HVAC: Heating and Air Conditioning IHenderson County09/01/202010/08/2020A. Tolzman7/2$156.30Learn the fundamentals of heating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. In this course, you will learn about safety, tools, principles of heat transfer, piping, electricity,controls, heating system components and air conditioning systems. At the end of this course, you will have the knowledge base for troubleshooting, repairing, and performing maintenance of heating and air conditioning units in a residential or commercial setting. The goal of the course is to provide you with the necessary skills to become employed as an HVAC maintenance technician.
CSP-8977-800Creative Smartphone PhotographyFletcher Town Hall08/24/202009/09/20206/3$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.
AHR-8137-401EPA Certification Exam PrepHenderson County10/13/202010/27/2020A. Tolzman0/15$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.
AHR-8134-501HVAC: Heating & Air Conditioning IIHenderson County10/29/202012/17/2020A. Tolzman3/6$156.30Learn more advanced techniques of HVAC operation, installation, and repair of heat pumps, oil and gas furnaces in this level II course. You will be exposed to more complex situations with troubleshooting and repairing, with airflow calculations, schematics, and electrical diagrams. You should have completed HVAC Level I or have experience working in the field prior to taking this course.
AUT-8327-402Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County09/21/202009/22/2020G. Dudas0/10$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-8327-403Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County10/19/202010/20/2020G. Dudas0/20$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in this course to become a licensed inspector. An NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
AUT-8327-404Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County11/16/202011/17/2020G. Dudas0/20$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in this course to become a licensed inspector. An NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
AUT-8321-401OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County08/31/202009/01/2020G. Dudas0/10$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-8321-402OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County09/28/202009/29/2020G. Dudas0/10$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-8321-403OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County10/26/202010/27/2020G. Dudas0/20$71.30Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in 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-8321-404OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County11/23/202011/24/2020G. Dudas0/20$71.30Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in 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-8327-405Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County12/07/202012/08/2020G. Dudas0/20$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in this course to become a licensed inspector. An NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
WAT-8209-401Basic Pump Hydraulics & Oper Conditions Continuing EducationHenderson County08/18/202008/18/2020J. Edwards8/1$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 County10/15/202010/15/2020J. Edwards2/7$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-8981-411Make a Simple Art DollHenderson County10/06/202011/10/20201/9$96.30Learn hand sewing techniques and bead embroidery in an enjoyable short course on creating simple art dolls. With common materials at hand, you will select a template, cut out the doll shape, sew it together and then explore the art of bead embroidered embellishment. This might be the beginning of a hobby whose fruits you can share with friends and family. The registration fee includes the cost of material for the class.
WAT-8203-401Water and Wastewater DisinfectionHenderson County09/10/202009/10/2020J. Edwards5/4$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 County11/05/202011/05/2020J. 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-8208-401Pump Types, Components and Repair Continuing EducationHenderson County11/19/202011/19/2020J. 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-8207-401Utility Cave-In Protection-Comp Person Continuing EducationHenderson County12/10/202012/10/2020J. Edwards1/8$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-8984-411Exploring Beaded EarringsHenderson County09/10/202010/29/20200/15$96.30Learn several techniques of off loom beading using small seed beads and accent beads. You will be creating the body of the earring, decorative fringe, proper tying off of the thread and attachment to jewelry findings to create a beaded earring. The registration fee includes the cost of material for the class.
CSP-8982-401iPad and iPhone Q&AHenderson County10/26/202011/30/2020T. Kaczmarek0/25$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-8955-800Sculpting Animals in Clay08/25/202009/29/2020L. Adams0/8$126.30Become familiar with the properties of clay and the necessary tools used to create animal sculptures. You will also learn about firing and finishing the sculptures with paint. Registration fee includes the cost of materials for this class.
CSP-8955-801Sculpting Animals in Clay10/06/202011/10/2020L. Adams1/7$126.30Become familiar with the properties of clay and the necessary tools used to create animal sculptures. You will also learn about firing and finishing the sculptures with paint. Registration fee includes the cost of materials for this class.
COM-8769-011Basic American Sign LanguageHenderson County09/01/202010/06/2020R. Castillo8/1$70.00Learn the fundamental elements of American Sign Language within a cultural context. Gain an understanding on the development of basic expressive and receptive skills. By the end of this course, you should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to expressive American Sign Language and demonstrate cultural awareness.
CSP-8973-511Photographing People and PetsHenderson County10/07/202010/21/2020L. St. Romain0/18$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.
NET-8004-201Introduction to NetworksInternet-Based Course08/19/202012/16/2020C. McFadden2/13$185.00Gain an introduction to the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and computer networks. You will learn from an introduction to the principles of IP addressing and fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations. Upon completion, you should be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.
NET-8005-201Network & Security FoundationInternet-Based Course08/19/202012/16/2020J. Andrews0/15$185.00Learn network concepts, including networking terminology and protocols, local and wide area networks, and network standards. You will learn about securing information systems and the various implementation policies. Upon completion, you should be able to perform basic tasks related to networking mathematics, terminology, media and protocols and be prepared to complete the CompTIA Network+ certification.
NOS-8003-201Linux/UNIX Single UserInternet-Based Course08/19/202012/16/2020S. Young0/15$185.00Learn the necessary skills to develop both GUI and command line skills for using and customizing a Linux workstation. You will learn about the Linux file system and access permissions, GNOME Interface, VI editor, X Window System expression pattern matching, I/O redirection, network and printing utilities. Upon completion, you should be able to customize and use Linux systems for command line requirements and desktop productivity roles.
SEC-8003-201Security Administration IInternet-Based Course08/19/202012/16/2020J. Andrews0/15$185.00Learn from an overview of security administration and fundamentals of designing security architectures. You will gain skills about networking technologies, TCP/IP concepts, protocols, network traffic analysis, monitoring, and security best practices. Upon completion, you should be able to identify normal network traffic using network analysis tools and design basic security defenses and be prepared to complete the CompTIA Security+ certification.
SGR-8011-201Graphic Design ToolsInternet-Based Course08/19/202012/16/2020Z. Inks0/15$185.00Gain skills from an introduction to creative expression and art/design techniques in a digital environment. You will learn about designing, creating, editing and integrating visual components consisting of bit-mapped and vector-based images, drawings, banners, text, simple animations, and multiple layers.
AUT-8003-411Escort Vehicle OperatorHenderson County09/14/202009/15/2020J. Galloway0/15$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-8003-511Escort Vehicle OperatorHenderson County11/02/202011/03/2020J. Galloway0/15$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 County09/16/202009/16/2020J. Galloway0/15$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.
AUT-8004-511Escort Vehicle Operator CEHenderson County11/04/202011/04/2020J. Galloway0/15$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.
COM-8771-011American Sign Language IIHenderson County10/13/202011/17/20206/3$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-8985-411Essential Oils 101Henderson County10/06/202010/06/20203/12$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-8986-401Culinary MemoirInternet-Based Course09/14/202010/05/20201/17$55.00Learn about the history of cookbooks and the stories they tell. You will develop the skills needed to understanding the system for combining recipes, stories and photos to create your family cookbook that you have always dreamed of creating.
CSP-8987-401Ethical WillsInternet-Based Course09/14/202010/05/20201/17$55.00Learn the fascinating history of the power of ethical wills and a seven-step model for writing, preserving and sharing ethical wills. You will also gain a practical application for how to use the seven-step model to create your own ethical will.
CSP-8988-401StoryPowerInternet-Based Course09/16/202010/07/20201/23$55.00Gain an understanding of StoryPower and how stories create meaning in life. You will learn about the universal reasons people put storytelling on the "Someday List", how you can create your stories and put them down on paper. Stories are our true, but often hidden, heritage.
CSP-8989-401Oral HistoriesInternet-Based Course09/14/202010/05/20201/17$55.00Learn the power of the oral history tradition and why oral histories go beyond cold facts recorded in history books. You will gain interviewing skills in theory and practice. You will create a step-by-step oral history plan that includes specific "how-to" handouts and inspirational resources to complete an oral history.
CSP-8990-401The Family TreeInternet-Based Course09/16/202010/07/20202/22$55.00Gain the knowledge to efficiently and effectively organize research about your family tree. You will learn some tried and true tactics for tracing elusive ancestors and get some helpful tips for adding social context to your genealogical work as you start or continue your genealogical family research.
CSP-8152-411Silk Floral DesignHenderson County08/25/202009/08/20200/15$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-8152-511Silk Floral DesignHenderson County10/20/202011/03/20200/15$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-8460-401Introduction to IkebanaHenderson County08/26/202009/30/20202/7$120.00Learn the basics of Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging. In this hands-on course you, will create free-style arrangements by applying the techniques learned in beginning sessions. Learn about Japanese culture and history as it relates to Ikebana. Discover the beauty of simplicity in your arrangements. The registration fee includes the cost of materials for this course.
CSP-8588-411Zumba BasicsInternet-Based Course08/22/202010/17/2020A. Johnson2/48$61.30Gain endurance, strength, stamina and confidence with Zumba. Zumba is a fitness program based on Latin and International music that mixes high intensity and low intensity moves for a workout that burns calories and offers a good dose of cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and boosted energy. It has been described as "exercise in disguise" because of the way the Latin and World grooves makes you want to get up and move to the beat of the music. It is perfect if you want to burn 600 to 900 calories in an hour's time. Please bring a water bottle, towel and wear comfortable clothes.
CSP-8991-800Rubber Stamp 3-Dimension CardHenderson County09/22/202010/13/2020A. Carroll3/12$65.00Learn how to create rubber stamping 3-dimensional cards in this intermediate and hands-on course. You will learn how to craft the simple pop-ups, triangle corner pop-ups, diagonal pop-ups, and a kite fold cards. Basic rubber stamping experience is helpful, but not required. Please bring scissors to each class.
FLI-8791-411Spanish Literature & Culture IVHenderson County08/17/202010/12/2020Y. Tierson0/24$70.00In this course students will read literature to acquire new vocabulary and grammar as well as reading and writing fluency. The course will also focus on Cuba and the Dominican Republic to learn their culture and customs.
CSP-8983-401Microsoft Windows Q&AHenderson County10/22/202012/03/2020T. Kaczmarek1/19$65.00Learn 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.
NOS-8008-201Windows Single UserInternet-Based Course08/19/202012/16/2020C. McFadden0/15$185.00Learn about the operating system concepts for single-user systems. You will gain knowledge in hardware management, file and memory management, system configuration/optimization, and utilities. Upon completion, you should be able to perform operating systems functions at the support level in a single-user environment and be prepared to complete the MTA: Windows Operating System Fundamentals certification.
AUT-8342-431Automotive Upholstery ITransylvania County09/08/202012/01/2020S. Ducker1/11$206.30Gain 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.
OST-8046-201Microsoft WordInternet-Based Course08/24/202012/16/2020V. Capps0/16$185.00Learn the basics of Microsoft Word as you prepare a variety of documents. You will learn about flyers, letters, memos, newsletters, tables, and business reports. Upon completion, you should be able to work effectively in Microsoft Word. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
MAS-8009-411Masonry IHenderson County09/01/202011/05/2020D. Tabor1/14$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.
MAS-8010-411Masonry IIHenderson County09/01/202011/05/2020D. Tabor0/15$221.30Gain additional skills on the principles and practices in the masonry field in this level two course. Students will engage in learning more about the advanced techniques of laying of wall systems including weep vents and joints. Included training will include: reading residential plans and interpretations, the effects of climate and what to expect during a construction inspection. Students must have successfully completed Masonry I or have equivalent experience to enroll in Masonry II. Students will be required to purchase additional learning materials.
OST-8045-201Computer Design BasicsInternet-Based Course08/19/202012/16/2020J. Ford1/14$185.00Gain the skills in designing and drawing with various types of software applications for advertising and graphic design. You will learn about being creative and imaginative using space, shapes, value, texture, color, and typography to provide effective solutions to advertising and graphic designing.
CSP-8119-421Stained GlassTransylvania County08/24/202010/12/2020J. Danis-Stys6/9$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-8119-521Stained GlassTransylvania County10/26/202012/07/2020J. Danis-Stys4/11$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-8931-421Mosaic for All LevelsTransylvania County09/02/202010/07/2020J. Danis-Stys2/13$71.30Learn stained glass mosaic technique with hands-on experience going over every step, while working on completing an individual piece from start to finish. You will learn how to use hand tools to score, brake, and shape stained glass specifically for mosaic. Arrange and fit glass into a mosaic composition, along with front mounting technique, proper gluing and grouting indoor mosaic wall art. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8931-521Mosaic for All LevelsTransylvania County10/14/202012/02/2020J. Danis-Stys0/15$71.30Learn stained glass mosaic technique with hands-on experience going over every step, while working on completing an individual piece from start to finish. You will learn how to use hand tools to score, brake, and shape stained glass specifically for mosaic. Arrange and fit glass into a mosaic composition, along with front mounting technique, proper gluing and grouting indoor mosaic wall art. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
ELC-8122-401NC Electrician Continuing EducationHenderson County10/03/202010/03/2020R. Ruhe0/55$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.
CSP-8678-421Autumn GardeningTransylvania County09/16/202009/23/2020M. Dixon2/13$40.00Learn how to keep gardening even after summer comes to an end. In this class, you will be exposed to options that will allow you to garden all winter long. Start crops now and store in the ground during winter. Add cold frames to the landscape and grow your own salad makings. Learn how you can bring summer plants inside to use and protect until the weather warms up again.
CSP-8678-431Autumn GardeningTransylvania County09/17/202009/24/2020M. Dixon3/12$40.00Learn how to keep gardening even after summer comes to an end. In this class, you will be exposed to options that will allow you to garden all winter long. Start crops now and store in the ground during winter. Add cold frames to the landscape and grow your own salad makings. Learn how you can bring summer plants inside to use and protect until the weather warms up again.
CSP-8690-521Leather MoccasinsTransylvania County10/28/202011/04/2020M. Dixon1/11$76.30Learn how to make a unique gift for that certain someone by hand crafting a pair of soft sole leather moccasins. This one day class will take you from tracing the pattern on leather, cutting them out, punching the sewing holes and then sewing your materials together. Once construction is complete, you can decorate your moccasins any way you desire. Registration fee includes the cost of materials used during class.
SEF-8132-402Notary Public EducationTransylvania County09/11/202009/11/2020G. Gavalas3/8$80.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolinarequires 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-8132-602Notary Public EducationHenderson County09/26/202009/26/2020P. Roberts6/5$80.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolinarequires 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-8132-403Notary Public EducationTransylvania County10/16/202010/16/2020G. Gavalas0/11$80.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolinarequires 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.
CSP-8690-531Leather MoccasinsTransylvania County10/29/202011/05/2020M. Dixon0/12$76.30Learn how to make a unique gift for that certain someone by hand crafting a pair of soft sole leather moccasins. This one day class will take you from tracing the pattern on leather, cutting them out, punching the sewing holes and then sewing your materials together. Once construction is complete, you can decorate your moccasins any way you desire. Registration fee includes the cost of materials used during class.
SEF-8132-603Notary Public EducationHenderson County10/24/202010/24/2020P. Roberts0/11$80.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolinarequires 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-8132-404Notary Public EducationTransylvania County11/06/202011/06/2020G. Gavalas0/11$80.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolinarequires 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-8132-604Notary Public EducationHenderson County11/21/202011/21/2020P. Roberts0/11$80.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolinarequires 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-8132-405Notary Public EducationTransylvania County12/11/202012/11/2020G. Gavalas0/11$80.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolinarequires 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.
CSP-8723-431Basic Beginner Carolina ShagTransylvania County09/10/202010/01/2020C. Bryson2/9$61.30Enjoy this fun-filled basic beginner's course for couples and singles who enjoy shag music from the sixties. You will learn the rhythmic timing with a six-count basic shag step, a few simple turns, shag dance floor etiquette and how to put a dance together.
SEF-8132-605Notary Public EducationHenderson County12/05/202012/05/2020P. Roberts0/11$80.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolinarequires 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-8927-601Electronic Notary PublicHenderson County09/12/202009/12/2020P. Roberts0/11$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.
SEF-8927-401Electronic Notary PublicTransylvania County11/20/202011/20/2020G. Gavalas0/11$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.
CSP-8724-431Beginner Carolina Shag ITransylvania County10/29/202011/19/2020C. Bryson2/13$61.30Learn new steps that will move your Shag knowledge from basic to a more challenging level. This course is for couples and singles who like Shag music from the 60s and know the basic six-count Shag steps. You will learn social steps and lead and follows, adding to your dance routine from the previous class. Basic Beginner Carolina Shag class not required but strongly suggested prior to taking this course.
SEF-8916-402Franklin Covey - 7 HabitsHenderson County11/12/202011/12/20200/30$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-8974-422Photographing WaterfallsTransylvania County10/14/202010/28/2020L. 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.
WLD-8134-401Welding IHenderson County08/28/202010/02/2020A. Campbell7/6$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-8134-402Welding IHenderson County10/16/202011/20/2020A. Campbell0/13$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-8134-403Welding IHenderson County10/17/202011/21/2020A. Campbell3/10$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.
RLS-8706-406Broker Contracts & ClosingsHenderson County08/14/202008/22/2020R. Whitaker2/18$125.00Gain 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.
RLS-8702-408Broker Relationships and ResponsibilitieInternet-Based Course08/19/202008/27/2020R. Whitaker0/20$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.
SEF-9076-402Real Estate GENUPHenderson County08/24/202008/24/2020R. Whitaker2/18$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-9075-402Real Estate BICUPHenderson County08/25/202008/25/2020R. 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.
RLS-8708-408Post 303 NC Law, Rules & Legal ConceptsTransylvania County09/01/202009/09/2020R. Whitaker1/19$125.00Gain 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-8706-407Broker Contracts & ClosingsInternet-Based Course09/10/202010/07/2020R. Whitaker3/17$125.00Gain 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.
CSP-8652-421Introduction to Digital PhotographyTransylvania County09/16/202011/04/2020K. King5/5$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.
RLS-8709-403Real Estate Pre-LicensingHenderson County09/21/202011/24/2020R. Whitaker13/7$180.00Become 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-8702-409Broker Relationships and ResponsibilitieHenderson County09/11/202009/19/2020R. Whitaker0/20$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.
CSP-8604-421Modern Short StoriesTransylvania County09/15/202011/03/2020K. King0/15$70.00Carry on a conversation with the authors of some of the best American short stories. Great short stories are delightfully fascinating. Reading them increases our understanding of ourselves and our world. Discussing these works allows us to appreciate them as great literature and observe how they illuminate the human condition. A list of short stories to be discussed will be provided a week before class begins.
SEF-9076-403Real Estate GENUPHenderson County09/26/202009/26/2020R. Whitaker1/19$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.
CSP-8668-521Introduction to Digital Photography IITransylvania County11/13/202012/11/2020K. King1/9$61.30Learn techniques and improve your photographic competency in this Level II study of digital photography. For those who have completed Introduction to Digital Photography, or are comfortable using a DSLR in Manual mode, this class is for you. Hands-on demonstration and a variety of assignments will help to further develop your photographic style. Bring a DSLR camera with manual settings to class.
CSP-8684-421U.S. Constitutional LawTransylvania County09/15/202011/03/2020C. Kale0/15$65.00Examine the origins of our Constitution from the beginning British legacy to the passage of the Articles of Confederation to the monumental Constitutional Convention of 1787. Early famous landmark cases will be discussed, along with the Supreme Court procedures that continue to shape our daily lives today.
CSP-8070-421French for Beginners ITransylvania County10/02/202012/04/2020C. Kale1/13$70.00This is an introductory course for persons wanting to begin the study of French. Learn to acquire the basic skills necessary to listen, speak, read, write and understand French. Emphasis will be on developing conversational skills. Please bring notebook to first class.
CSP-8152-421Silk Floral DesignTransylvania County09/22/202010/06/20200/12$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-8974-421Photographing WaterfallsTransylvania County09/09/202009/23/2020L. 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-8033-421Learning and Loving WatercolorTransylvania County09/14/202010/19/2020M. Grissom1/8$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.
CSP-8164-521Intermediate WatercolorTransylvania County11/02/202012/07/2020M. Grissom2/11$75.00Expand on your knowledge and experience with watercolor in this course. Your knowledge and abilities will be assessed and then instruction will build on those abilities. You will learn how to achieve a strong center of i terest, review color theory, and critique your own work in progress. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
AUT-8343-411Certified Automotive Tire Service (ATS)Henderson County09/22/202010/08/20200/17$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.
RLS-8708-409Post 303 NC Law, Rules & Legal ConceptsInternet-Based Course10/14/202011/05/2020R. Whitaker1/19$125.00Gain 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.
SEF-9075-403Real Estate BICUPHenderson County10/17/202010/17/2020R. 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-9076-404Real Estate GENUPHenderson County10/23/202010/23/2020R. Whitaker1/19$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.
CSP-8697-421Guitar for BeginnersTransylvania County09/01/202010/27/2020S. Zvengrowski5/6$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.
SEF-9075-404Real Estate BICUPHenderson County11/18/202011/18/2020R. 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-9076-405Real Estate GENUPTransylvania County11/19/202011/19/2020R. Whitaker0/20$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.
RLS-8706-408Broker Contracts & ClosingsHenderson County11/13/202011/21/2020R. Whitaker0/20$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.
RLS-8702-410Broker Relationships and ResponsibilitieTransylvania County12/01/202012/14/2020R. Whitaker0/20$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-8708-410Post 303 NC Law, Rules & Legal ConceptsTransylvania County12/09/202012/22/2020R. 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.
RLS-8706-409Broker Contracts & ClosingsTransylvania County12/02/202012/05/2020R. Whitaker0/20$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.
CSP-8712-421Digital Scrapbooking for BeginnersTransylvania County10/02/202011/06/2020K. King0/12$65.00Save your memories! Digital scrapbooking allows you to save precious information in a more secure way and makes sharing those memories with others easier. You will learn how to use Photoshop Elements to edit images, create simple templates, use digi-kits, and retouch old photos. We will cover clone stamping, adding text, and other tips and tricks. You'll also learn about working with brushes and textures to create your own papers and backgrounds. Students may bring a laptop computer with Adobe Photoshop Elements (version 12 or higher) and a selection of digital images to work with. A limited number of computers (with Elements version 11) will be available for students to use during class.
CIS-8019-431Manage Your Google DriveTransylvania County09/08/202009/29/20202/8$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.
HOS-8086-4214-HR Servsafe Food Safety Manager ReviewTransylvania County10/02/202010/02/2020A. Smith2/18$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.
SEF-8571-401SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam Prep CourseHenderson County09/01/202011/17/2020L. Allison2/8$1,050.00Establish yourself as a globally recognized human resource expert by earning the new standard in HR certification. This comprehensive review of SHRM Learning System materials covers the nine SHRMdeveloped HR Competencies. The HR Expertise competency is then addressed through in-depth coverage of fifteen functional areas under the four general headings of People, Organization, Workplace, and Strategy. This course prepares you to take either the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exams.
CIS-8013-421Computers 101: Becoming SavvyTransylvania County09/08/202009/22/2020R. Sprouse1/9$75.00Develop the skills you need to effectively operate a computer. This course is designed and recommended for the new computer user. Course is slow-paced with no computer experience required and with minimal typing involved. Learn how to navigate these features: the desktop, basic word processing, spreadsheets, along with hands-on exercises for a successful learning experience. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
ACC-8120-401NC Local Government FinanceHenderson County09/29/202011/17/2020J. Buchanan0/12$70.00Learn the basics of local government finance in North Carolina from a very practical perspective in this overview course. This is not a "debit and credit" accounting course nor does it assume you have a formal accounting education or background. Rather, you will be introduced to the basic job functions that are typically housed in the Finance Department, with more attention given to those that are found in smaller governments. This course also will tie those functions back to the requirements for all local governments found in the NC General Statutes, primarily the Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act (G.S. 159 Article 3).
CIS-8014-521Computers 102: Savvy ContinuedTransylvania County09/24/202010/13/2020R. 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.
ACC-8112-431QuickBooks & Accounting BasicsTransylvania County09/08/202012/08/2020M. Thompson0/8$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.
MLS-8995-201Introduction to LeadershipInternet-Based Course08/19/202012/16/2020B. Kish1/24$130.00Learn about concepts, models and practices of leadership that are effective in governmental, business, civic, community and political organizations. Learn about the purposes and structures of various types of organizations, traits of a leader, examine leadership styles and strategies that align with these organizations. You will also learn about succession planning and various other topics pertinent to effective leadership.
ELC-8014-401Basic ElectricityHenderson County09/01/202009/22/2020S. McCallister1/14$91.30Get introduced to electricity in this course. Learn the basic elements and how to safely work with electricity. You will also be provided with an overview of the principles of electricity, concepts, components, circuits, and measurement instruments.
ELC-8123-501Basic Electricity IIHenderson County10/06/202010/27/2020S. McCallister0/15$91.30Gain 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.
ATR-8004-401FANUC: Basic OperationsHenderson County09/04/202010/02/2020S. McCallister1/11$71.30Learn the basic operations of FANUC Robots, using the teach pendant as the main interface point. You will gain the introductory knowledge to interact with the robot.
ATR-8004-501FANUC: Basic OperationsHenderson County10/16/202011/06/2020S. McCallister0/12$71.30Learn the basic operations of FANUC Robots, using the teach pendant as the main interface point. You will gain the introductory knowledge to interact with the robot.
MNT-8012-401High Pressure Die Cast Production SkillHenderson County09/02/202009/17/2020S. McCallister0/15$181.30Gain the knowledge and understanding of the production skills needed to work in High Pressure Die Casting. You will learn about the production facility and gain specialized skills required when working with the materials used in production. Included will be a strong emphasis on safety. This course will include simulation software to enhance student learning. Please visit the Blue Ridge bookstore to purchase required materials.
MNT-8012-501High Pressure Die Cast Production SkillHenderson County10/14/202010/29/2020S. McCallister0/15$181.30Gain the knowledge and understanding of the production skills needed to work in High Pressure Die Casting. You will learn about the production facility and gain specialized skills required when working with the materials used in production. Included will be a strong emphasis on safety. This course will include simulation software to enhance student learning. Please visit the Blue Ridge bookstore to purchase required materials.
MEC-8025-401Intro to Plastic Injection MoldingHenderson County11/03/202011/12/2020S. McCallister0/15$96.30Prepare to enter the Plastic Molding Industry with the baseline knowledge needed to understand and operate within that field. This course will provide an overview of the materials, machinery, and methods required to safely work in this field.
MEC-8026-501Intermediate Plastic Injection MoldingHenderson County12/01/202012/10/2020S. McCallister0/15$96.30Develop additional skills and knowledge regarding the materials, machinery, and methods involved in the plastic molding industry. Prerequisite is Intro to Plastic Injection Molding or equivalent experience is required.
AUT-8327-431Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County08/24/202008/25/2020J. Galloway3/7$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.
ISC-8353-301Craft Beer Brewing09/04/202011/13/2020S. McMahan1/34$171.30Breweries are looking for employees that have shown interest in the field and expanded their knowledge of the brewing, cellaring and packaging process. Learn the advanced production techniques used in a modern commercial brewery. Upon completion of this course, participants will be prepared to take the IBD 'General Certificate in Brewing' (GCB) exam.
AUT-8327-432Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County09/21/202009/22/2020J. 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 County10/19/202010/20/2020J. Galloway0/20$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in this course to become a licensed inspector. An NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
AUT-8327-434Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County11/16/202011/17/2020J. Galloway0/20$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in this course to become a licensed inspector. An NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
ISC-8360-401TiPS (Training Intervention ProcedureS)Henderson County08/21/202008/21/2020S. McMahan1/13$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.
AUT-8327-435Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County12/07/202012/08/2020J. Galloway0/20$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in this course to become a licensed inspector. An NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
AUT-8321-431OBD Emission Inspection CertificationTransylvania County08/26/202008/27/2020J. 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-8321-432OBD Emission Inspection CertificationTransylvania County09/23/202009/24/2020J. 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 County10/21/202010/22/2020J. Galloway0/15$71.30Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in 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-8321-434OBD Emission Inspection CertificationTransylvania County11/18/202011/19/2020J. Galloway0/15$71.30Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in 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.
CSP-8686-421iPad 101: Getting StartedTransylvania County09/15/202010/06/2020T. Kaczmarek0/15$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-8687-521iPhone 101: Getting StartedTransylvania County09/15/202010/06/2020T. Kaczmarek2/13$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-8982-421iPad and iPhone Q&ATransylvania County10/27/202012/01/2020T. Kaczmarek0/15$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-8688-521iPhone/iPad 201: Beyond the BasicsTransylvania County10/20/202012/08/2020T. Kaczmarek0/15$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.
UAS-8000-401Introduction to DronesHenderson County09/26/202009/26/2020D. Lee0/15$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 County11/14/202011/21/2020D. Lee0/15$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.
CSP-8985-511Essential Oils 101Henderson County11/10/202011/10/20200/15$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-8973-411Photographing People and PetsHenderson County09/02/202009/16/2020L. St. Romain1/17$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.
MLS-8996-401Leading by ExampleHenderson County09/02/202011/18/20200/10$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.
FLI-8760-531Beginning Spanish ITransylvania County08/20/202010/08/20205/10$70.00Learn to acquire the basic skills necessary to listen, speak, read, write and understand Spanish and the Hispanic culture. The course includes the alphabet, pronunciation, rules of stress and accent, gender and plural nouns, definite articles, numbers, days of the week, months of the year, parts of the body, personal subject pronouns, conjugation of the present tense regular verbs and common conversational phrases. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase required materials before course begins.
FLI-8761-531Beginning Spanish IITransylvania County10/15/202012/10/20203/12$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.
HAZ-8069-201HAZWOPER Refresher OnlineInternet-Based Course09/16/202009/27/2020C. Duval1/24$75.00Annual OSHA-required refresher for individuals who have completed HAZWOPER 40-Hour and/or 24-Hour Spill Response certifications. You will be trained using the requirements as specified in 29 CFR 1910.120. All course work will be completed online. You will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date.
HAZ-8069-202HAZWOPER Refresher OnlineInternet-Based Course10/21/202011/01/2020C. Duval0/25$75.00Annual OSHA-required refresher for individuals who have completed HAZWOPER 40-Hour and/or 24-Hour Spill Response certifications. You will be trained using the requirements as specified in 29 CFR 1910.120. All course work will be completed online. You will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date.
HAZ-8069-203HAZWOPER Refresher OnlineInternet-Based Course12/02/202012/13/2020C. Duval0/25$75.00Annual OSHA-required refresher for individuals who have completed HAZWOPER 40-Hour and/or 24-Hour Spill Response certifications. You will be trained using the requirements as specified in 29 CFR 1910.120. All course work will be completed online. You will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date.
HAZ-8065-20124 Hour Moderate Risk HAZWOPER Online09/03/202009/19/2020C. Duval0/25$75.00OSHA-required training meeting the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120 for HAZMAT technicians needing 24-Hour Moderate Risk certification. Your course work will be completed online and one day of classroom instruction is required. You will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date.
HAZ-8065-20224 Hour Moderate Risk HAZWOPER Online11/03/202011/21/2020C. Duval0/25$75.00OSHA-required training meeting the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120 for HAZMAT technicians needing 24-Hour Moderate Risk certification. Your course work will be completed online and one day of classroom instruction is required. You will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date.
CSP-8994-431Bicycle Maintenance BasicsTransylvania County10/07/202010/14/20206/3$71.30Learn about your bicycle functions and what is needed to do a pre-ride inspection. You will also learn about changing a flat-tire and basic tools needed for you to take on your ride. You will be guided through hands-on instruction and how to use basic tools to perform these tasks. You will have a better understanding of basis bicycle functionality and gain essential knowledge for your next trip.
CSP-8995-432Bicycle Gears & DerailleursTransylvania County10/21/202010/28/20201/8$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.
CSP-8996-433Bicycle Brake MaintenanceTransylvania County11/04/202011/18/20201/8$71.30Gain the knowledge to be able to evaluate the condition of your brakes and learn how to clean them. You will also learn the basics of adjusting or repairing your brakes through hands-on instruction. You do not need to have any previous experience to enjoy this course.
CSP-8980-908Cert in Food, Nutrition and Health08/12/202010/02/2020P. Wynn0/40$75.00In this informative course, you will gain a holistic view of current food and nutrition issues and their impact on physical, social, emotional, and spiritual health.
SEF-9079-909Exp Career Clinical Med AsstInternet-Based Course09/16/202011/06/20200/40$115.00Demand for medical assistants will grow 23 percent through 2024, so there's never been a better time to explore a career in healthcare! This online course will give you an overview of the job duties and scope of practice of clinical medical assistants. You will learn about the different types of medical records and how to enhance the overall patient experience. You will also get an introduction to charting patient complaints, creating progress notes, and collecting medical history.
SEF-8923-909Introduction to Chemistry-DLInternet-Based Course09/16/202011/06/2020P. Wynn0/10$75.00Even if chemistry tormented you in high school or college, you can master its principles. In this course, you'll gain a solid foundation in the basics of chemistry. Starting with a discussion of matter and energy, you'll explore the building blocks of everything around you-the structure of the atom, the elements of the periodic table, organic and inorganic compounds, and the reactions that occur between atoms and molecules. Along the way, you'll learn why everything that goes on in your body depends on a chemical reaction. This course will prepare you for a health-related career or for success in a college-level chemistry course.
FLI-8778-909Speed Spanish - DL09/16/202011/06/2020P. Wynn0/10$75.00Imagine yourself speaking, reading and writing Spanish. Now you can with Speed Spanish! This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn Spanish pronto. You'll learn six easy recipes for gluing Spanish words together to form sentences. In no time at all, you'll be able to go into any Spanish speaking situation and converse in Spanish. Que Bueno!
EMS-8017-601Coach Emer Vehicle Oper- Ambul Operator-AmbulanceHenderson County08/15/202008/15/2020T. Stauter0/20$70.00CEVO is a defensive driving program that teaches practical driving techniques. The student will focus on the operator's ability to read traffic objectives, act accordingly, and prevent collisions in both emergency and non-emergency situations.
EDU-8217-908Teaching Science: Grades 4-6Internet-Based Course08/12/202010/02/2020P. Wynn0/20$75.00Want to increase your effectiveness as a science teacher for the middle grades? Join us and learn about the nature and history of science as well as how to help students grasp the scientific method. You'll receive worksheets and specific examples of great experiments.. You'll see how helpful they are in the lessons on the scientific method, writing a research paper, and producing a science fair. We'll cover foundational content in both physical science and life science. You'll learn to use a study of the earth's atmosphere to teach students how to make and interpret a variety of graphs-an important skill for standardized testing. We'll cover principles of direct instruction and different learning and organizational tools that will benefit your students. You'll also learn about Web sites available to science teachers- great resources for you! And we'll benefit from the Discussion Area where you share your experiences and profit from the experiences of your fellow teachers. By the end of the course, you'll have gained knowledge about both science and teaching methods.

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