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

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

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

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

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

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

Step 1

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

Step 2

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

Step 3

Select Your Course
Select the box beside the course or courses you want to have added to your “shopping cart”. You may register for multiple classes at the same time. Deselect the box to remove a course from your cart or simply remove it under the selected classes at the bottom.

Step 4

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

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Course Title Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Seats taken/open Price
WAT-8200-501Process Control Coag Floc Sed Filtr ChlHenderson County04/04/201704/04/2017E. Edwards1/11$70.00Approved by NC DENR for six (6) recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Topics include: coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, chlorination. Please bring a calculator and your operator certification card(s)to class.
WAT-8208-501Pump Types, Components and Repair Continuing EducationHenderson County04/11/201704/11/2017E. Edwards1/11$70.00Approved by NC DENR for six (6) recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Topics include pump types, pump components and pump repair. Please bring your operator certification card(s)to class.
WAT-8207-501Utility Cave-In Protection-Comp Person Continuing EducationHenderson County05/02/201705/02/2017E. Edwards0/12$70.00This course is approved by NC DENR for six (6) recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Topics include causes of cave-ins, classification and determination of soil types, backhoe safety and hazardous condition inspection, protection systems (sloping, shielding, and shoring), trenching and shoring techniques, water hazard considerations, excavation safety and accident prevention. Please bring your operator certification card(s) to class.
SEF-8404-201WW-Preliminary Treatment OnlineInternet-Based Course03/27/201704/07/20171/49$70.00Students will explore the rudiments of wastewater treatment. The topics of this course include general issues regarding the steps in preliminary treatment of wastewater. Approved by NC DENR for ten (10) recertification hours for wastewater operators only. Along with reading assignments from the text, each course is enhanced with audio, up-to-date photographs, interactive exercises and online links related to the course topics. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date. All course work will be completed online. Please provide your wastewater operator certification number on the registration form.
SEF-8405-201WW-Primary Treatment OnlineInternet-Based Course04/10/201704/21/20170/50$70.00Students will explore the rudiments of wastewater treatment. The topics of this course include general issues regarding the steps in primary treatment of wastewater. Approved by NC DENR for ten (10) recertification hours for wastewater operators only. Along with reading assignments from the text, each course is enhanced with audio, up-to-date photographs, interactive exercises and online links related to the course topics. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date. All course work will be completed online. Please provide your wastewater operator certification number on the registration form.
SEF-8400-201WW-Suspended Growth Systems OnlineInternet-Based Course04/17/201704/28/20170/50$70.00Students will explore the rudiments of wastewater treatment. The topics of this course include general issues regarding suspended growth systems. Approved by NC DENR for ten (10) recertification hours for wastewater operators only. Along with reading assignments from the text, each course is enhanced with audio, up-to-date photographs, interactive exercises and online links related to the course topics. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date. All course work will be completed online. Please provide your wastewater operator certification number on the registration form.
ELC-8017-401N C Electrician Continuing Education PreparationHenderson County04/08/201704/08/2017R. Ruhe17/13$70.00Renew your license. Get eight hours of continuing education credit for NC licensed electrical contractors. Receive updated information on the latest changes in the National Electric Code. Review new materials and procedures, as well as related code requirements. Optional textbook is "Stallcup's Illustrated 2011 Code Changes." Books are available at the BRCC Bookstore.
SEF-8408-20140 Hr HAZWOPER Haz Waste Opns Hybrid04/24/201705/20/2017M. McCullough2/48$126.30OSHA-required 40 Hour HAZWOPER certification meeting the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120 for hazardous waste site personnel, supervisors, and managers. Students must complete all online course lessons and quizzes before coming to the hands-on at BRCC campus. Required hands-on component will be ????? in ARTS 120. Final exam will be completed during the hands-on session. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase required books and supplies before class begins. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date.
SEF-8407-203HAZWOPER Refresher Online - 8 HoursInternet-Based Course04/24/201705/05/20171/49$70.00OSHA-required refresher for students who have completed HAZWOPER 40 Hour and/or 24 Hour Spill Response certifications. Training as specified in 29 CFR 1910.120. All course work will be completed online. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date.
SEF-8409-20224 Hour Moderate Risk HAZWOPER OnlineInternet-Based Course03/27/201704/14/20170/50$70.00OSHA-required training meeting the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120 for HAZMAT technicians needing 24 hour Moderate Risk certification. All course work will be completed online. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date.
AUT-8327-504Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County04/10/201704/11/2017G. Galloway1/18$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
AUT-8321-504OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County04/12/201704/13/2017G. Galloway3/16$70.00Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8 hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in class for both certification and recertification. Students will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Register early, class size is limited.
SEF-8132-406Notary Public EducationHenderson County04/08/201704/08/2017R. Roberts17/3$75.00The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. Students must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You must also speak, read, and write English. You will receive instruction on the notary public application process. Students will be required to provide a government issued picture ID such as driver's license. Registration Fee of $75 includes books and materials, which will be provided in class.
SEF-8132-407Notary Public EducationTransylvania County04/28/201704/28/2017G. Gavalas5/15$75.00The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. Students must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You must also speak, read, and write English. You will receive instruction on the notary public application process. Students will be required to provide a government issued picture ID such as driver's license. Registration Fee of $75 includes books and materials, which will be provided in class.
SEF-8132-408Notary Public EducationHenderson County05/13/201705/13/2017W. Whitaker1/19$75.00The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. Students must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You must also speak, read, and write English. You will receive instruction on the notary public application process. Students will be required to provide a government issued picture ID such as driver's license. Registration Fee of $75 includes books and materials, which will be provided in class.
RLS-8702-401Broker Relationships and ResponsibilitieTransylvania County04/06/201705/11/2017W. Whitaker1/19$125.00Real Estate Broker required training to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Get 30-hours of post-licensing education. This course consists of high-level advanced instruction covering Agency relationships and duties to principals and third parties, working with sellers and working with buyers. This course also includes issues confronted when agents leave/change firms with the resulting licenses and education concerns. Textbook required: NC Real Estate Manual.
RLS-8706-501Broker Contracts & ClosingsHenderson County04/10/201705/10/2017W. Whitaker4/16$125.00Real Estate Broker required training to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Get 30-hours of post-licensing education. This course consists of high level advanced instruction covering contracts and closing. This course will also discuss license status and education issues. Textbook required: NC Real Estate Manual.
OST-8002-401Getting Familiar With ExcelHenderson County04/25/201705/02/20173/17$75.00Microsoft Excel is the leading industry standard for spreadsheets. In this 6-hour course, students will gain an understanding of a wide range of program features that bring greater results from spreadsheets. Learn the fundamentals of Excel such as formulas and functions, graphs and charts, formatting, multiple worksheets, and file organization.
HOS-8086-5214-HR Servsafe Food Safety Manager ReviewTransylvania County04/07/201704/07/2017S. Smith7/11$70.00This class will review information from the National Restaurant Association's (NRA) ServSafe Manager 6th Edition Book before taking the proctored two hour 09-ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Examination. North Carolina 15A .2600 Rules Governing Food Protection and Sanitation of Food Establishments states that food service establishments must have a certified manager present at all times of operation. Food establishments will receive a deduction of two points on food safety inspection scores if this requirement is not met. The student will be responsible for reading and performing all book related activities prior to attending the course. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase required answer sheet before class begins.
CSP-8663-531Gardening with WildlifeTransylvania County04/04/201704/11/2017D. Dixon4/11$40.00Experience gardening with wildlife, which is becoming more important with the stress on bees, butterflies and birds. This course will show you how to give up the large yards that need mowing all the time. Instead you will learn how to design and establish a special garden to get bees, birds and hummingbirds to come to your house. You will learn which plants are best to use, water features and housing design and much more. No gardening experience necessary.
SEF-8599-401Advanced Survival Skills IHenderson County04/03/201705/15/2017P. Pressley0/20$76.30Take your basic outdoor survival skills to the next level with this class focusing on advanced survival topics and techniques. If you have already attended a Basic Survival Skills class at BRCC you are particularly encouraged to participate and continue to develop your skills. Topics will include advanced shelter, water, hunting, weapons, cooking, hide tanning, traps & snares, tracking, cordage from plant fibers, fishing and even survival watercraft. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase the required book.
AUT-8327-531Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County04/03/201704/04/2017G. Galloway2/18$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
AUT-8321-531OBD Emission Inspection CertificationTransylvania County04/05/201704/06/2017G. Galloway3/17$70.00Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8 hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in class for both certification and recertification. Students will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Register early, class size is limited.
CSP-8649-511Survival Skills: FiremakingHenderson County04/05/201705/10/2017P. Pressley1/9$56.30Learn how to make fire without using matches in a survival situation. Learn friction fire making methods such as fire plow, fire saw and bow drill. Modern methods like fire steels, chemical, burning glass, cotton ball preparations, using a battery and more will also be explored.
MKT-8447-402Guest Service GoldHenderson County04/25/201704/27/2017A. Adams0/20$70.00Learn to provide memorable customer service in this comprehensive course to train guest service oriented line level staff members. Core competencies include the seven key elements required to consistently deliver the very highest level of guest service in all areas of the hospitality industry. Upon completion you will receive a certificate from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute.
CSP-8019-601Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County04/07/201704/09/20178/4$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycles controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight - line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. BRCC will provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle and must be used in this course.
CSP-8019-602Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County04/21/201704/23/20171/11$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycles controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight - line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. BRCC will provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle and must be used in this course.
CSP-8019-603Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County04/28/201704/30/20173/9$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycles controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight - line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. BRCC will provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle and must be used in this course.
CSC-8140-904Introduction to Visual Basic-DLInternet-Based Course04/12/201706/02/20170/1$75.00Visual Basic is the most widely used programming language for creating Windows applications. Why? Because it's easy to learn, and doesn't require you to memorize difficult commands like other programming languages. In this course, you'll learn how to write Windows applications and programs using the Visual Basic programming language and the Visual Basic development environment.
MED-8034-904Explore a Career in Medical CodingInternet-Based Course04/12/201706/02/20170/1$75.00Take your first step toward a lucrative career as a medical coder! In this course, you'll learn how to find medical codes for any disease, condition, treatment, or surgical procedure. We'll discuss how medical coding works in the real world, and then we'll go over the different types of codes you'll need to understand to describe every aspect of a patient's visit and report that information to an insurance company. From there, you'll be ready to begin putting it all into practice. By the end of this course, you'll know how to find your way through both the CPT manual and the ICD-9-CM manual, and you'll be well on your way to becoming a medical coder.
EDU-8228-904Singapore Math Advanced: Grades 1-6-DLInternet-Based Course04/12/201706/02/20170/1$75.00Learn how to use model drawing with many different types of word problems, including part-whole problems, word problems involving comparisons, and before-and-after word problems. You'll also master advanced techniques to help you model more complex problems, and gain insights into how to guide students as they grapple with consecutive integers, remainders, percentages, and problems involving rate and distance.

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Refund Policy
Pursuant to the North Carolina Administrative Code Title 23, Chapter 2(D) Section, 0203(d), the college shall refund registration fees under the following circumstances:

  1. If a student officially withdraws from the class prior to the first class session the student will receive a 100% refund. NOTE: Official withdrawal requires written notification received by the Continuing Education Office prior to the first class session.
  2. If a class is canceled due to insufficient enrollment, the student will receive a 100% refund.
  3. After a class begins and a student officially withdraws from the class prior to or on the 10% point of the scheduled class hours, the student will receive a 75% refund. NOTE: For most classes, the 10% point is the first class session. Written notification must be received by the Continuing Education Office on the 10% date or 1st class session. Insurance Fees and Computer Use and Technology Fees are non-refundable.