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

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Course Title Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Seats taken/open Price
CSP-8697-411Guitar for BeginnersHenderson County02/08/202205/03/2022G. Evans7/5$80.00Learn 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.
FLI-8822-401French for Beginners IHenderson County02/08/202203/08/2022G. Evans7/8$70.00Learn to acquire the basic skills necessary to listen, speak, read, write and understand French. You will be working on developing conversational skills. Please bring a notebook to first class.
FLI-8823-401French for Beginners IIHenderson County03/22/202204/14/2022G. Evans5/7$70.00Continue to acquire more basic skills necessary to listen, speak, read, write and understand French. You will be continuing to working on developing conversational skills. Please bring a notebook to first class. You must have completed French for Beginners I or have equivalent experience with speaking French to take this course.
CSP-8952-411Rubber Stamping OccasionsHenderson County07/05/202207/26/2022A. Carroll0/10$65.00Learn to make beautiful handmade cards for various occasions. You will be making cards for thank you, sympathy, get well, thinking of you, all occasion, and Christmas using a variety of rubber stamping techniques. Beginners and advanced stampers welcome. You will need to bring your own scissors.
CSP-8967-411Rubber Stamping Fun TechniquesHenderson County04/19/202205/10/2022A. Carroll0/10$65.00Learn some fun rubber stamping techniques in this intermediate and hands-on course. You will also learn some various background techniques. Basic rubber stamping experience is helpful, but not required. Please bring your scissors to each class.
CSP-8652-411Introduction to Digital PhotographyHenderson County04/04/202205/09/2022L. St. Romain3/12$66.30Develop 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.
CSP-8717-412NC Concealed Carry Handgun TrainingHenderson County03/21/202203/22/2022D. Dessenberger3/9$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-8717-411NC Concealed Carry Handgun TrainingHenderson County05/16/202205/17/2022D. Dessenberger1/11$100.00Learn the legal issues around a concealed carry permit, handgun safety, proper storage, types of handguns, how to properly clean and maintain a handgun and so much more in the NC Concealed Carry Handgun (CCH) NCDOJ Standard Course. The registration fee includes the State DOJ CCH Training guide and other materials needed for this class. No guns or live ammunition are allowed to be brought to campus for this course.
CSP-8717-412NC Concealed Carry Handgun TrainingHenderson County07/18/202207/19/2022D. Dessenberger0/12$100.00Learn the legal issues around a concealed carry permit, handgun safety, proper storage, types of handguns, how to properly clean and maintain a handgun and so much more in the NC Concealed Carry Handgun (CCH) NCDOJ Standard Course. The registration fee includes the State DOJ CCH Training guide and other materials needed for this class. No guns or live ammunition are allowed to be brought to campus for this course.
CSP-8022-411Beginning Cake DecoratingHenderson County02/07/202202/28/2022M. Ruff3/7$70.00Learn the art of creating beautiful icing flowers, border designs, and various piping techniques. You will gain the skills for how to make icing, bake, torte, fill, frost, and decorate cakes & cupcakes. This course is great for beginners with no prior experience or those wanting to refresh their skills. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8022-511Beginning Cake DecoratingHenderson County04/04/202204/21/2022M. Ruff2/8$70.00Learn the art of creating beautiful icing flowers, border designs, and various piping techniques. You will gain the skills for how to make icing, bake, torte, fill, frost, and decorate cakes & cupcakes. This course is great for beginners with no prior experience or those wanting to refresh their skills. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8022-411Beginning Cake DecoratingHenderson County06/06/202206/23/2022M. Ruff3/7$70.00Learn the art of creating beautiful icing flowers, border designs, and various piping techniques. You will gain the skills for how to make icing, bake, torte, fill, frost, and decorate cakes & cupcakes. This course is great for beginners with no prior experience or those wanting to refresh their skills. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
COM-8771-011American Sign Language IIHenderson County03/22/202205/03/2022B. Condrey1/14$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.
FLI-8824-401German for Beginners VInternet-Based Course01/25/202204/05/2022I. Durre4/11$70.00Continue learning German Grammar and developing its application in speaking, listening, reading, and writing German, including some translation to and from German. You will need to have taken German for Beginners IV or equivalent familiarity with the basics of the German language to take this course.
FLI-8825-401German for Beginners VIInternet-Based Course05/03/202206/28/2022I. Durre1/14$70.00Continue learning German Grammar and developing its application in speaking, listening, reading, and writing German, including some translation to and from German. You will need to have taken German for Beginners V or equivalent familiarity with the basics of the German language to take this course.
FLI-8812-401German for Beginners IInternet-Based Course01/26/202204/06/2022I. Durre6/9$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 IIInternet-Based Course05/04/202206/29/2022I. Durre1/14$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.
CSP-8657-401Pastel PaintingAthletics and Activity Center01/24/202202/28/2022B. Kies6/6$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-8657-402Pastel PaintingAthletics and Activity Center03/21/202204/25/2022B. Kies2/10$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-8698-402Intermediate Pastel PaintingAthletics and Activity Center03/23/202204/27/2022B. Kies1/11$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-8657-401Pastel PaintingHenderson County06/20/202208/01/2022B. Kies0/12$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 PaintingHenderson County06/22/202207/27/2022B. Kies1/11$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-8552-800Wire Wrapping Jewelry MakingFletcher Town Hall03/28/202203/30/2022E. Till-Fidelman4/6$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-8599-800Wire Wrapping Pendant JewelryFletcher Town Hall05/16/202205/18/2022E. Till-Fidelman2/10$66.30Learn to make your own professional silver wire and gemstone pendant. Experience the art of wire-wrapping through the construction of a beautiful gemstone pendant. No experience is necessary, but good eyesight or a close work magnifier is necessary. Approximate cost of supplies $25.
CSP-8737-800Making Cold Connection EarringFletcher Town Hall04/18/202204/20/2022E. Till-Fidelman7/5$95.00Learn how to construct a variety of earrings using gemstones, pearls, aluminum, sterling silver, pewter and leather. You will create six to eight pairs of earrings depending on ability and time. The registration fee includes the cost of materials for this class.
CSP-8101-411Line DancingHenderson County03/21/202205/02/2022S. McFalls2/18$71.30Here is a fun way for you to exercise, reduce stress, and increase energy and muscle tone, and you do not need a partner. The first few weeks will include a repetitive approach to learning basic line dance steps and simple routines. You will review prior steps and gradually be introduced to new, faster, and more difficult steps and routines that will move you to a more advanced level. You will be dancing country and rock and roll music. Flat leather soled shoes are recommended.
CSP-8101-411Line DancingHenderson County05/16/202207/11/2022S. McFalls0/25$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-8699-412Intermediate/Advanced Line DancingHenderson County03/22/202205/03/2022S. McFalls2/23$71.30Learn line dances that are more challenging. This course is for those who have taken line dance before and want to advance in knowledge and skill. This class is at a faster pace and is not recommended for beginners.
CSP-8699-411Intermediate/Advanced Line DancingHenderson County05/17/202206/28/2022S. McFalls1/24$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-8932-412Couples Country Round DanceHenderson County03/21/202205/02/2022S. McFalls2/23$56.30Enjoy learning couples pattern dances that are repeated & danced in a circle around the outer boundary of the dance floor. Learn one new dance each week with a brief review of the following week's dance before learning a new dance.
CSP-8932-411Couples Country Round DanceHenderson County05/16/202207/11/2022S. McFalls0/25$56.30Enjoy learning couples pattern dances that are repeated & danced in a circle around the outer boundary of the dance floor. Learn one new dance each week with a brief review of the following week's dance before learning a new dance.
FLI-8763-401Beginning Spanish ConversationHenderson County03/23/202205/11/2022S. Sensor0/18$70.00Review the grammar and vocabulary learned in Beginning Spanish I, II, and III with conversation as the focus. Rules of stress, accent, gender, plural nouns, definite articles, personal subject pronouns, conjugation of the present tense regular verbs, common conversational phrases, simple negative, interrogatives, verb 'to be' and 'tener,' prepositions, irregular present tense verbs, cardinal and ordinal numbers, shortened forms of adjectives, possessive and demonstrative, numbers, days, months, weather, time, body parts, family, friends, occupations, clothing, city locations, ordering in a restaurant and shopping. Prerequisite: Beginning Spanish III or equivalent proficiency. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase required materials before course begins.
CSP-8745-800A Taste of Creative WritingFletcher Town Hall01/24/202203/21/20222/13$65.00Get introduced to various styles of creative writing. You will write and critique a poem, a newspaper article, song lyrics and a short story. You will also read and discuss each style during the course.
CSP-8482-401Henderson County History & Heritage IIHenderson County03/22/202205/10/2022J. Giles6/19$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-8617-401Henderson County History & Heritage IIIHenderson County02/03/202204/07/2022J. Giles8/17$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-8636-401Sketching without FearHenderson County05/19/202206/23/2022J. Camp3/7$65.00Learn to draw what you see around you every day. You will be introduced to the pure joy of sketching the world from your unique perspective in this class. We will begin with exercises that teach you how to be observant, non-judgmental and able to start drawing right away. Bring a pencil, eraser and sketch pad to your first class. All levels are welcomed.
CSP-8033-401Learning and Loving WatercolorHenderson County05/18/202206/22/2022J. Camp2/13$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.
FLI-8826-411Japanese for Beginners IHenderson County02/02/202203/30/202210/5$70.00Learn Japanese by gaining the skills in pronunciation and basic grammar with Hepburn romanization. You will practice greeting and having simple conversations in the class. You will also study traditional Japanese culture to gain an understanding of the language.
CSP-8955-800Sculpting Animals in Clay03/29/202205/03/2022L. Adams3/5$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-8749-401Boost Your Health & WellnessHenderson County02/02/202203/09/202212/3$60.00Gain knowledge toward your health to increase your immune system which naturally decreases inflammation in your body. Learn about wellness and how simple changes in your lifestyle will benefit you with an increased immunity. Understand why inflammation is the cornerstone to heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes including digestive disorders, stroke, weight gain, skin irritations, mood swings, to name a few. You will understand the function of your body and why to value and care for it. This course will address food as medicine, activity, sleep, decreasing stress and increasing joy.
CSP-8742-411Escape to the Page01/25/202203/22/20222/13$70.00Learn to how to escape to the page in a come-as-you-are, no pressure writing excursion for reluctant and enthusiastic writers alike. Delve into a wide range of inspiration for writing including poetry, our roots in families and places, as well as art and music. The goal is not the finished product, but the process of letting go of right and wrong and to have the willingness to explore. You will have the opportunity to share your work, but there is no obligation to do so.
FLI-8756-411Advanced Spanish IHenderson County03/22/202205/10/2022M. Harney0/12$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..
FLI-8760-401Beginning Spanish IHenderson Co Public Library03/23/202205/11/2022S. Sensor10/5$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-8761-401Beginning Spanish IIHenderson Co Public Library06/08/202207/27/2022S. Sensor4/11$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.
CSP-8749-401Boost Your Health & WellnessHenderson County06/09/202207/14/20220/15$60.00Gain knowledge toward your health to increase your immune system which naturally decreases inflammation in your body. Learn about wellness and how simple changes in your lifestyle will benefit you with an increased immunity. Understand why inflammation is the cornerstone to heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes including digestive disorders, stroke, weight gain, skin irritations, mood swings, to name a few. You will understand the function of your body and why to value and care for it. This course will address food as medicine, activity, sleep, decreasing stress and increasing joy.
CSP-8019-601Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County04/08/202204/10/202211/1$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.
SEF-9083-401Everyday Ethics in Real EstateHenderson County05/06/202205/06/2022R. Whitaker0/15$70.00Get your 4-hours of elective needed for the NC Real Estate Commission with this course. You will learn how ethics and ethical practices apply to the field of real estate brokerage that you must know. Gain the knowledge in this exciting course that teaches ethics through the presentation and discussion of a number of specific real estate case and common situations involving today's modern real estate agent. You will be guided on the "best practices" to use in avoiding situations which can lead to disciplinary action by real estate licensing boards, as well violations of the National Association of REALTORS®, Code of Ethics Standards and Practices. You will also able to use this course to satisfy the completion of the required ethics training of the National Association of REALTORS®.
SEF-9087-501Property Inspection GuideHenderson County05/13/202205/13/2022R. Whitaker0/15$70.00Get your 4-hours of elective needed for the NC Real Estate Commission with this course. Gain the information you can use in identifying common "Red Flags" that may involve a property you are attempting to list and/or a property you are planning to a buy. Learn what to look for and how to investigate the source of some of the leading issues you must seek to discover which can not only help prevent your client/customer from possible final losses, but which if not disclosed could subject you to certain disciplinary action.
SEF-9082-402Commercial & InvestmentHenderson County05/19/202205/19/2022R. Whitaker0/15$70.00Get your 4-hours of elective needed for the NC Real Estate Commission with this course. You will gain an introduction into the specialized field of Commercial and Investment Real Estate Brokerage. Commonly used "tools of the trade" for commercial and investment real estate agents will be reviewed that you can use in assisting your clients and customers in the acquisition and sale of specialized types of properties.
SEF-9084-401Success Tools in Todays MarketHenderson County05/26/202205/26/2022R. Whitaker0/15$70.00Get your 4-hours of elective needed for the NC Real Estate Commission with this course. You will learn why Foreclosures, Short Sales, REOs, and Auctions are common situations that today's real estate agents are finding themselves being asked to assist with. You will gain knowledge about the specifics of how things work in the listing and sale of these. You must possess the knowledge of these subjects to assist in making recommendations to a potential client, who may find themselves involved in a pending foreclosure or a client who is seeking assistance in purchasing an REO property or making a bid at real estate auction.
SEF-9085-401Property Mgmt & Managing RiskHenderson County06/02/202206/02/2022R. Whitaker0/15$70.00Get your 4-hours of elective needed for the NC Real Estate Commission with this course. You will be introduced to the principles and practices of professional real estate management. When you understand this real estate specialty, it can offer you opportunities to expand the types of services you provide to your clients/customers, but also create an opportunity to assist clients in the management of their real estate investment properties while providing a steady income stream for you when you specialize in the field of property management.
SEF-9086-401Real Estate FinanceHenderson County06/09/202206/09/2022R. Whitaker0/15$70.00Get your 4-hours of elective needed for the NC Real Estate Commission with this course. Learn about why the advertisements of new loan products, programs and governmental rules can initially seem intimidating and overwhelming. Gain the skills to prepare you to help your clients and customers navigate the wealth of information to choose the best loan product/program for the purchase of their dream home and/or a commercial/investment property.
SEF-9087-401Property Inspection GuideHenderson County02/11/202202/11/2022R. Whitaker1/14$70.00Get your 4-hours of elective needed for the NC Real Estate Commission with this course. Gain the information you can use in identifying common "Red Flags" that may involve a property you are attempting to list and/or a property you are planning to a buy. Learn what to look for and how to investigate the source of some of the leading issues you must seek to discover which can not only help prevent your client/customer from possible final losses, but which if not disclosed could subject you to certain disciplinary action.
SEF-9082-401Commercial & InvestmentHenderson County03/11/202203/11/2022R. Whitaker0/15$70.00Get your 4-hours of elective needed for the NC Real Estate Commission with this course. You will gain an introduction into the specialized field of Commercial and Investment Real Estate Brokerage. Commonly used "tools of the trade" for commercial and investment real estate agents will be reviewed that you can use in assisting your clients and customers in the acquisition and sale of specialized types of properties.
SEF-9084-501Success Tools in Todays MarketHenderson County04/08/202204/08/2022R. Whitaker0/15$70.00Get your 4-hours of elective needed for the NC Real Estate Commission with this course. You will learn why Foreclosures, Short Sales, REOs, and Auctions are common situations that today's real estate agents are finding themselves being asked to assist with. You will gain knowledge about the specifics of how things work in the listing and sale of these. You must possess the knowledge of these subjects to assist in making recommendations to a potential client, who may find themselves involved in a pending foreclosure or a client who is seeking assistance in purchasing an REO property or making a bid at real estate auction.
SEF-9085-501Property Mgmt & Managing RiskHenderson County05/06/202205/06/2022R. Whitaker0/15$70.00Get your 4-hours of elective needed for the NC Real Estate Commission with this course. You will be introduced to the principles and practices of professional real estate management. When you understand this real estate specialty, it can offer you opportunities to expand the types of services you provide to your clients/customers, but also create an opportunity to assist clients in the management of their real estate investment properties while providing a steady income stream for you when you specialize in the field of property management.
SEF-9086-501Real Estate FinanceHenderson County05/13/202205/13/2022R. Whitaker0/15$70.00Get your 4-hours of elective needed for the NC Real Estate Commission with this course. Learn about why the advertisements of new loan products, programs and governmental rules can initially seem intimidating and overwhelming. Gain the skills to prepare you to help your clients and customers navigate the wealth of information to choose the best loan product/program for the purchase of their dream home and/or a commercial/investment property.
RLS-8702-411Broker Relationships and ResponsibilitieHenderson County03/02/202203/31/20221/14$170.00Gain 30 hours of post-licensing education in this Post 301 course. This assists the Real Estate Broker with the required training to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. This course consists of highlevel advanced instruction covering Agency relationships and duties to principals and third parties, working with sellers and buyers. Learn about issues confronted when agents leave or change firms with the resulting licenses and education concerns. The Commission requires that you attend a minimum of 90% of all scheduled course hours to be eligible to take the final course exam. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required NC Real Estate Manual before the course begins.
RLS-8706-511Broker Contracts & ClosingsHenderson County04/06/202204/28/20221/14$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-8708-411Post 303 NC Law, Rules & Legal ConceptsHenderson County05/04/202205/26/20221/14$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-8709-411Real Estate Pre-LicensingHenderson County02/07/202204/26/20229/16$245.00Become a Real Estate Broker in this course that meets the educational requirement for the North Carolina real estate broker license and prepares you to pass the real estate broker examination administered by N.C. Real Estate Commission. You will learn the basic principles and practices, law and contracts, financing, closing, valuation, fair housing, property management, taxation, and math. You will also learn about land use, insurance, real estate license laws, rules, and regulations. The Commission requires that you attend a minimum of 80% of all scheduled course hours to be eligible to take the final course exam. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required NC Real Estate Manual before the course begins.
RLS-8709-531Real Estate Pre-LicensingTransylvania County05/02/202207/19/20220/20$245.00Become a Real Estate Broker in this course that meets the educational requirement for the North Carolina real estate broker license and prepares you to pass the real estate broker examination administered by N.C. Real Estate Commission. You will learn the basic principles and practices, law and contracts, financing, closing, valuation, fair housing, property management, taxation, and math. You will also learn about land use, insurance, real estate license laws, rules, and regulations. The Commission requires that you attend a minimum of 80% of all scheduled course hours to be eligible to take the final course exam. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required NC Real Estate Manual before the course begins.
SEF-9076-411Real Estate GENUPHenderson County06/01/202206/01/20220/15$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-9075-411Real Estate BICUPHenderson County06/02/202206/02/20220/15$50.00Earn your four hours to satisfy the continuing education requirement required by the NC Real Estate Commission to keep your Broker in charge eligibility. This course is designed for and restricted to currently designated brokers-in-charge and brokers who are broker-in-charge eligible. A broker who is not a broker-in-charge or who is not broker-in-charge eligible will not receive credit for the BICUP course through the NC Real Estate Commission. Each year the mandatory course content changes. Please see our website for more information about what the 2020-2021 course topics.
CSP-8019-602Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County04/22/202204/24/20221/11$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-8019-601Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County05/19/202205/21/20220/12$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycle's controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight-line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. Ability to ride a bicycle and have sufficient strength to handle a 300 lb. motorcycle are necessary to be successful in this course. Blue Ridge will provide a program motorcycle to you and it must be used in this course. You will be required to attend all instruction and pass a written and riding skills evaluation to successfully complete the motorcycle safety foundation course. The range training may extend past 5 p.m. depending on the progression of training.
CSP-8417-601Motorcycle Advanced RiderHenderson County05/22/202205/22/20220/12$85.00This course is designed for experienced motorcycle riders who desire to learn and practice more in- depth riding techniques. Classroom activities use small group discussions and interactive activities to explore personal risk management strategies; options for cornering, braking and swerving; and ways to improve visual perception to identify collision traps. On-cycle range exercises provide practice in cornering, braking and swerving. There are no skills tests in this course. Participants must provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle.
CSP-8019-602Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County05/26/202205/28/20220/12$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.
MLS-8874-422Notary Public EducationTransylvania County02/18/202202/18/2022G. Gavalas9/7$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials..
CSP-8057-601Basic Rider Course IIHenderson County05/29/202205/29/20220/12$85.00Basic Rider II allows you to hone the technical and mental skills necessary to assure your safety and the safety of your passenger, as you ride your motorcycle.. Use your own bike on a controlled course to practice managing traction, stopping quickly, cornering and swerving. You have the option of including a passenger in this course. Discuss how to balance the mental and physical aspects of safe riding, manage risk, increase visibility and optimize your lane position. Learn about protective gear, rider responsibility, motorcycle inspection and care and the effects of alcohol and other drugs on riding. You have the option to test for a waiver card which exempts you from the NCDMV riding test portion required for full motorcycle endorsement on your license. You must still take the written test portion.
CSP-8019-603Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County06/09/202206/11/20220/12$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.
MLS-8874-603Notary Public EducationHenderson County03/12/202203/12/2022R. Whitaker4/14$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials..
MLS-8874-423Notary Public EducationTransylvania County03/25/202203/25/2022G. Gavalas1/15$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials..
CSP-8057-602Basic Rider Course IIHenderson County06/12/202206/12/20222/10$85.00Basic Rider II allows you to hone the technical and mental skills necessary to assure your safety and the safety of your passenger, as you ride your motorcycle.. Use your own bike on a controlled course to practice managing traction, stopping quickly, cornering and swerving. You have the option of including a passenger in this course. Discuss how to balance the mental and physical aspects of safe riding, manage risk, increase visibility and optimize your lane position. Learn about protective gear, rider responsibility, motorcycle inspection and care and the effects of alcohol and other drugs on riding. You have the option to test for a waiver card which exempts you from the NCDMV riding test portion required for full motorcycle endorsement on your license. You must still take the written test portion.
MLS-8874-604Notary Public EducationHenderson County04/09/202204/09/2022R. Whitaker0/18$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials..
MLS-8874-521Notary Public EducationTransylvania County04/29/202204/29/2022G. Gavalas0/16$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials..
MLS-8874-605Notary Public EducationHenderson County05/14/202205/14/2022R. Whitaker0/18$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials..
MLS-8874-421Notary Public EducationTransylvania County05/25/202205/25/2022G. Gavalas1/15$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials..
MLS-8874-601Notary Public EducationHenderson County06/11/202206/11/2022R. Whitaker0/18$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials..
CSP-8019-604Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County06/23/202206/25/20220/12$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.
MLS-8874-422Notary Public EducationTransylvania County06/29/202206/29/2022G. Gavalas0/16$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials..
MLS-8874-602Notary Public EducationHenderson County07/09/202207/09/2022R. Whitaker1/17$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials..
MLS-8874-521Notary Public EducationTransylvania County07/27/202207/27/2022G. Gavalas0/16$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials..
CSP-8057-603Basic Rider Course IIHenderson County06/26/202206/26/20220/12$85.00Basic Rider II allows you to hone the technical and mental skills necessary to assure your safety and the safety of your passenger, as you ride your motorcycle.. Use your own bike on a controlled course to practice managing traction, stopping quickly, cornering and swerving. You have the option of including a passenger in this course. Discuss how to balance the mental and physical aspects of safe riding, manage risk, increase visibility and optimize your lane position. Learn about protective gear, rider responsibility, motorcycle inspection and care and the effects of alcohol and other drugs on riding. You have the option to test for a waiver card which exempts you from the NCDMV riding test portion required for full motorcycle endorsement on your license. You must still take the written test portion.
MLS-8874-603Notary Public EducationHenderson County08/13/202208/13/2022R. Whitaker0/18$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials..
CSP-8019-605Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County07/07/202207/09/20220/12$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycle's controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight-line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. Ability to ride a bicycle and have sufficient strength to handle a 300 lb. motorcycle are necessary to be successful in this course. Blue Ridge will provide a program motorcycle to you and it must be used in this course. You will be required to attend all instruction and pass a written and riding skills evaluation to successfully complete the motorcycle safety foundation course. The range training may extend past 5 p.m. depending on the progression of training.
CSP-8417-602Motorcycle Advanced RiderHenderson County07/10/202207/10/20220/12$85.00This course is designed for experienced motorcycle riders who desire to learn and practice more in- depth riding techniques. Classroom activities use small group discussions and interactive activities to explore personal risk management strategies; options for cornering, braking and swerving; and ways to improve visual perception to identify collision traps. On-cycle range exercises provide practice in cornering, braking and swerving. There are no skills tests in this course. Participants must provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle.
MLS-8996-401Leading by ExampleHenderson County02/11/202205/13/20220/15$280.00Learn 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.
COM-8774-511Cultural Intel & CompetencyHenderson County05/02/202205/16/20220/15$95.00Learn the concepts of cultural intelligence and intercultural competence. Today's technology, globalization, tourism, business and mass-migration is connecting cultures and people like never before. Intercultural competence is a crucial skill in today's hyperconnected world. This competence will help you to work productively with people who have been shaped by different beliefs, experiences and values. In this course, you will reflect and discuss ways to practice and will begin to develop intercultural attitudes, skills and knowledge required to thrive in today's interconnected world.
COM-8773-411Cross-Cultural CommunicationHenderson County02/07/202202/21/20221/14$95.00In today's globalized world it has become essential to improve your understanding and knowledge of the processes and issues involved in intercultural communication, and to learn how such knowledge can be effectively applied in everyday experiences. What this means in practice is that you need to develop your knowledge of why communication works, how it works and how and why it sometimes doesn't work. Being able to understand different perspectives and then effectively and appropriately adjust our behavior is essential for success. Perhaps you're going to travel, study or work abroad; in order to be an effective global citizen, you must learn the right skills to successfully deal with cultural differences and diversity.
SEF-8571-SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam Prep CourseHenderson County01/25/202204/19/2022L. Allison5/15$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.
LEX-8002-601Electronic Notary PublicHenderson County03/05/202203/05/2022R. Whitaker2/16$95.00Become 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.
LEX-8002-421Electronic Notary PublicTransylvania County06/08/202206/08/2022G. Gavalas0/16$95.00Become 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-8929-421Pop/Rock Music Listening SkillsTransylvania County05/17/202206/07/2022S. Zvengrowski1/11$70.00Learn and develop your listening skills to increase your understanding of popular and rock music. You will study a variety of music styles within the popular and rock music genres. Based on principles of the Aural Analysis of Music, you will expand your skills as a listener and enhance your enjoyment of music recordings and concerts.
CSP-8697-421Guitar for BeginnersTransylvania County03/21/202205/09/2022S. Zvengrowski3/9$85.00Learn and enjoy the basic skills in guitar technique and music fundamentals through a diverse repertoire that includes popular, folk, classical and country styles. The class is designed for the beginning student and it is not necessary to have any previous music experience. You will need to bring a six-string acoustic guitar (can be nylon or steel strings) and music manuscript paper (staff paper) to each class session. Students will have opportunities to recommend songs of interest for the class to learn.
CSP-8998-421Intermediate Guitar IITransylvania County03/21/202205/09/2022S. Zvengrowski5/7$85.00Continue to expand your knowledge of guitar techniques and music fundamentals through a diverse repertoire that includes popular, classical, folk and country music styles. You will need to have the ability to read music notation, guitar tablature and possess a basic chord vocabulary for this course. Pre-requisite: Guitar for Beginners course and/or Intermediate Guitar.
CSP-8751-421Vocal & Musical TechniquesTransylvania County07/18/202208/29/20221/7$85.00Gain functional techniques in singing to develop your vocal and musical abilities. You will learn about breathing, posture, practice techniques and exercises, voice placement, diction, phrasing, interpretation, performance preparation, and execution. Beginner to intermediate levels are appropriate for this course.
CSP-8751-521Vocal & Musical TechniquesTransylvania County03/28/202205/09/20224/4$85.00Gain functional techniques in singing to develop your vocal and musical abilities. You will learn about breathing, posture, practice techniques and exercises, voice placement, diction, phrasing, interpretation, performance preparation, and execution. Beginner to intermediate levels are appropriate for this course.
CSP-8752-521Water GardeningTransylvania County04/27/202204/27/2022M. Dixon1/14$35.00Explore the many water features you can add to your home garden to support wildlife and give a different look to your yard and garden. Learn how to plan your water features from bird baths to ponds and how to add new plants or fish to your new water features. You will also explore the problems that may occur with your water features once installed.
CSP-8752-522Water GardeningTransylvania County04/28/202204/28/2022M. Dixon0/15$35.00Explore the many water features you can add to your home garden to support wildlife and give a different look to your yard and garden. Learn how to plan your water features from bird baths to ponds and how to add new plants or fish to your new water features. You will also explore the problems that may occur with your water features once installed.
CSP-8655-422Backyard ChickensTransylvania County02/10/202202/17/2022M. Dixon6/9$45.00Learn to house chickens at home. It's that time of year when chicks are at the feed store and if you want to know what is required to get started, then this course is for you. You will learn how to care for the chicks, coop requirements, basic breeds, potential problems, feed and herb use in the coop. You'll be walked through the entire process of how to be a successful chicken owner.
CSP-8652-521Introduction to Digital PhotographyTransylvania County04/04/202205/09/2022L. St. Romain0/15$66.30Develop 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.
CSP-8974-421Photographing WaterfallsTransylvania County06/13/202206/27/2022L. St. Romain1/14$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-8573-401Self-Publishing for Fun and ProfitHenderson County03/02/202203/23/2022D. Gelbert0/15$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.
CIS-8013-421Computers 101: Becoming SavvyTransylvania County03/22/202204/19/2022R. Sprouse0/15$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-8014-521Computers 102: Savvy ContinuedTransylvania County04/26/202205/24/2022R. Sprouse0/15$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.
FLI-8791-411Spanish Literature & Culture IVHenderson County01/24/202203/21/2022Y. Tierson9/6$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-8019-606Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County07/14/202207/16/20220/12$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-8057-604Basic Rider Course IIHenderson County07/17/202207/17/20220/12$85.00Basic Rider II allows you to hone the technical and mental skills necessary to assure your safety and the safety of your passenger, as you ride your motorcycle.. Use your own bike on a controlled course to practice managing traction, stopping quickly, cornering and swerving. You have the option of including a passenger in this course. Discuss how to balance the mental and physical aspects of safe riding, manage risk, increase visibility and optimize your lane position. Learn about protective gear, rider responsibility, motorcycle inspection and care and the effects of alcohol and other drugs on riding. You have the option to test for a waiver card which exempts you from the NCDMV riding test portion required for full motorcycle endorsement on your license. You must still take the written test portion.
FLI-8759-411Advanced Spanish ConversationHenderson County05/16/202207/18/2022Y. Tierson0/15$70.00Use the grammar, vocabulary and skills learned in all levels of Spanish. Attention will be given to pronunciation, correct use of idioms and skills needed for fluency. Prerequisite: Advanced Spanish III or equivalent proficiency.
AUT-8327-413Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County03/21/202203/22/20221/13$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-8327-414Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County04/18/202204/19/20220/14$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-8327-415Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County05/16/202205/17/20220/14$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-8327-416Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County06/20/202206/21/20220/14$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in this course to become a licensed inspector. An NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
AUT-8327-417Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County07/18/202207/19/20220/14$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-8321-412OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County02/28/202203/01/20227/7$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-8744-531Introduction to CalligraphyTransylvania County04/18/202205/09/2022G. Evans0/12$60.00Learn the beautiful art form of calligraphy by becoming proficient in the Chancery Italic style. Gain knowledge in calligraphy tools and usage. Acquire skills in practicing repetitive strokes and working together harmoniously to form letters, sentences, numbers and punctuation. You will be able to apply the quickly mastered skills to create an original calligraphy work of art. You will need to make sure to bring a metal tipped calligraphy pen with ink cartridges and various sized nibs, 12" ruler, gum eraser or vinyl eraser to your class. The instructor will provide practice pages and marble paper supplies to you.
CSP-8119-433Stained GlassTransylvania County05/16/202207/11/2022S. Brooks2/7$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-8576-421Drawing FundamentalsTransylvania County02/04/202204/08/2022M. Grissom9/1$65.00Learn the skills and techniques to draw from the world around you with classroom and outside experience. Gain an understanding of basic drawing and how to apply design elements that include shading, line, shape and space. Whether you are a beginner or just brushing up on your skills, this class will provide a basic understanding of drawing. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8033-521Learning and Loving WatercolorTransylvania County04/01/202205/13/2022M. Grissom6/4$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-8704-421Understanding ColorTransylvania County04/18/202206/13/2022M. Grissom3/8$65.00Gain an introduction to Color Theory and how to use color more effectively. You will develop an understanding of basic terminology and the relationships between color combinations. Experiment with mixing colors through artistic and design applications. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
FLI-8823-531French for Beginners IITransylvania County03/21/202204/13/2022G. Evans1/15$70.00Continue to acquire more basic skills necessary to listen, speak, read, write and understand French. You will be continuing to working on developing conversational skills. Please bring a notebook to first class. You must have completed French for Beginners I or have equivalent experience with speaking French to take this course.
FLI-8822-431French for Beginners ITransylvania County02/07/202203/02/2022G. Evans5/10$70.00Learn to acquire the basic skills necessary to listen, speak, read, write and understand French. You will be working on developing conversational skills. Please bring a notebook to first class.
FLI-8826-521Japanese for Beginners ITransylvania County03/24/202205/12/20222/13$70.00Learn Japanese by gaining the skills in pronunciation and basic grammar with Hepburn romanization. You will practice greeting and having simple conversations in the class. You will also study traditional Japanese culture to gain an understanding of the language.
CSP-8742-421Escape to the PageTransylvania County04/05/202205/24/2022S. Hall4/8$70.00Learn to how to escape to the page in a come-as-you-are, no pressure writing excursion for reluctant and enthusiastic writers alike. Delve into a wide range of inspiration for writing including poetry, our roots in families and places, as well as art and music. The goal is not the finished product, but the process of letting go of right and wrong and to have the willingness to explore. You will have the opportunity to share your work, but there is no obligation to do so.
CSP-8750-521Memoir WritingTransylvania County06/07/202207/26/20221/11$70.00Explore your past through writing about it. Is your goal to share something meaningful, to understand your feelings, to improve your writing skills, to have a little fun, or to publish? Hone your skills in the craft of memoir writing, from setting the scene, to developing character, writing dialogue and zeroing in on the heart of your story. Learn how to use the five senses to bring readers "into the room" and keep them turning the pages. Beginning-to-experienced writers are welcomed to join this fast-paced course to write your deepest stories, share them with the class for kind and constructive critiquing and then bite the bullet and make your story even better by editing it.
CSP-8750-421Memoir WritingTransylvania County03/01/202204/26/20225/7$70.00Explore your past through writing about it. Is your goal to share something meaningful, to understand your feelings, to improve your writing skills, to have a little fun, or to publish? Hone your skills in the craft of memoir writing, from setting the scene, to developing character, writing dialogue and zeroing in on the heart of your story. Learn how to use the five senses to bring readers "into the room" and keep them turning the pages. Beginning-to-experienced writers are welcomed to join this fast-paced course to write your deepest stories, share them with the class for kind and constructive critiquing and then bite the bullet and make your story even better by editing it.
CSP-8573-421Self-Publishing for Fun and ProfitTransylvania County04/06/202204/27/2022R. Sprouse0/12$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.
AUT-8321-413OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County03/28/202203/29/20220/14$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-8321-414OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County04/25/202204/26/20220/14$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-8321-415OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County05/23/202205/24/20220/14$71.30Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in this course for both certification and recertification. You will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Early registration is encouraged since class size is limited.
AUT-8321-416OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County06/27/202206/28/20221/13$71.30Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in this course for both certification and recertification. You will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Early registration is encouraged since class size is limited.
AUT-8321-417OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County07/25/202207/26/20220/14$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.
DFT-8107-411AutoCAD IHenderson County01/24/202205/02/2022R. Schwartz10/5$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.
HOS-8086-4214-HR Servsafe Food Safety Manager ReviewTransylvania County02/18/202202/18/20221/14$100.00Review 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.
MAS-8009-411Masonry IHenderson County03/21/202206/01/2022D. Tabor0/10$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.
HOS-8086-5214-HR Servsafe Food Safety Manager ReviewTransylvania County05/13/202205/13/20220/15$100.00Review 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.
AUT-8327-431Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County02/16/202202/17/20223/13$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.
CAR-8127-401NC General Contractors CEHenderson County04/02/202204/02/2022R. Whitaker1/19$110.00Get your required eight-hours of annual continuing education credits. You will learn the materials in the two-hour mandatory course plus gain six additional hours of elective coursework in approved topics. Please visit our website for more information on these additional approved topics.
AUT-8327-531Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County04/27/202204/28/20220/16$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-8327-431Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County06/29/202206/30/20220/16$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 County01/26/202201/27/20225/11$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.
CAR-8127-402NC General Contractors CEHenderson County06/04/202206/04/2022R. Whitaker0/20$110.00Get your required eight-hours of annual continuing education credits. You will learn the materials in the two-hour mandatory course plus gain six additional hours of elective coursework in approved topics. Please visit our website for more information on these additional approved topics.
AUT-8321-432OBD Emission Inspection CertificationTransylvania County03/30/202203/31/20220/16$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-8321-431OBD Emission Inspection CertificationTransylvania County05/25/202205/26/20220/16$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-8321-531OBD Emission Inspection CertificationTransylvania County07/27/202207/28/20220/16$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.
CAR-8127-531NC General Contractors CETransylvania County04/27/202204/28/2022J. Foster0/16$110.00Get your required eight-hours of annual continuing education credits. You will learn the materials in the two-hour mandatory course plus gain six additional hours of elective coursework in approved topics. Please visit our website for more information on these additional approved topics.
CAR-8127-432NC General Contractors CETransylvania County05/25/202205/26/2022J. Foster0/16$110.00Get your required eight-hours of annual continuing education credits. You will learn the materials in the two-hour mandatory course plus gain six additional hours of elective coursework in approved topics. Please visit our website for more information on these additional approved topics.
CAR-8127-431NC General Contractors CETransylvania County06/29/202206/30/2022J. Foster0/16$110.00Get your required eight-hours of annual continuing education credits. You will learn the materials in the two-hour mandatory course plus gain six additional hours of elective coursework in approved topics. Please visit our website for more information on these additional approved topics.
BAF-8276-201Personal FinanceInternet-Based Course03/21/202205/10/2022B. Kish1/15$130.00Learn about individual and family financial decisions. You will build useful skills in buying, managing finances, increasing resources, and coping with current economic conditions. Upon completion, you should be able to develop a personal financial plan. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. The course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
MKT-8451-301Social Media MarketingHenderson County03/21/202205/10/2022K. Gould1/15$185.00Build your social media marketing skills by utilizing projects that give you hands-on experience implementing social media marketing strategies. You will learn about integrating different social media technologies into a marketing plan, creating social media marketing campaigns, and applying appropriate social media tools. Upon completion, you should be able to use social media technologies to create and improve marketing efforts for businesses. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. The course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
MKT-8451-201Social Media MarketingInternet-Based Course03/21/202205/10/2022K. Gould2/14$185.00Build your social media marketing skills by utilizing projects that give you hands-on experience implementing social media marketing strategies. You will learn about integrating different social media technologies into a marketing plan, creating social media marketing campaigns, and applying appropriate social media tools. Upon completion, you should be able to use social media technologies to create and improve marketing efforts for businesses. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. The course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
CAR-8127-403NC General Contractors CEHenderson County07/30/202207/30/2022R. Whitaker0/20$110.00Get your required eight-hours of annual continuing education credits. You will learn the materials in the two-hour mandatory course plus gain six additional hours of elective coursework in approved topics. Please visit our website for more information on these additional approved topics.
CSP-8931-521Mosaic for All LevelsTransylvania County03/09/202204/20/2022J. Danis-Stys1/8$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-8931-421Mosaic for All LevelsTransylvania County01/26/202203/02/2022J. Danis-Stys8/1$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-8724-531Beginner Carolina Shag ITransylvania County03/24/202204/14/2022C. Bryson2/12$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.
CSP-8725-431Beginner Carolina Shag IITransylvania County05/05/202205/26/2022C. Bryson0/14$61.30Continue your knowledge growth even more with this Beginner's Shag II course. You will learn new variations and lead and follow steps continuing to add to your dance routines. Prerequisite: Beginning Shag I or equivalent proficiency.
FLI-8761-432Beginning Spanish IITransylvania County05/26/202207/14/2022E. Marquez1/15$70.00Continue to establish a foundation for learning the Spanish language by building vocabulary and learning basic grammar points: the simple negative, interrogatives, the verb 'to be,' expressions using the verb 'tener', prepositions time and the weather. Prerequisite: Beginning Spanish I or equivalent proficiency.
FLI-8761-431Beginning Spanish IITransylvania County01/20/202203/24/2022E. Marquez3/13$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.
WLD-8135-401Welding IIHenderson County01/29/202203/12/2022C. Duval0/2$96.30Gain additional opportunities to practice the various types of welding learned in Welding I with greater emphasis on refinement of welding skills, math, symbols, and blueprint reading. You should have completed Welding I or have welding experience prior to registering for this course. You will be required to bring your personal safety equipment to the first day of class.
FLI-8760-531Beginning Spanish ITransylvania County03/22/202205/10/2022E. Marquez2/14$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.
WLD-8134-412Welding IHenderson County03/25/202205/06/2022C. Duval2/8$96.30Learn welding symbols, shop math, and safety procedures through hands-on experience with various types of welding processes. You will learn MIG, TIG, and STICK welding processes in this entry-level course. This is the course for you if you are looking to enter the lucrative welding trade. You are required to purchase personal safety equipment prior to the first day of class.
MLS-8988-801Mission Acceleration01/26/202206/01/2022G. Heisey8/12$295.00Experience a small business and entrepreneur development program where good ideas meet proven business practices. This program is designed to give small business managers skill sets and critical management practices they desperately need. Topics include understanding how to legally form a company, business planning, legal and organizational issues and structures, sources of financing, marketing, professional selling, budgeting and project management. This course will include successful entrepreneur guest speakers and exposure to various potential resources necessary to successfully grow and manage a business. Course fees include instructional materials.
MLS-8999-501Franklin Covey - 7 HabitsHenderson County03/31/202203/31/20220/20$95.00Learn the critical skills and capabilities your workforce needs to drive your initiatives forward. 7 Habits of Highly Effective People helps you live your life in a truly effective way. Experience a paradigm shift, and get to know the 7 habits as created by Stephan R. Covey. The 7 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 of the 7 Habits in your daily life, you will gain more personal and interpersonal growth, helping you to become a more effective person and leader.
MLS-8999-521Franklin Covey - 7 HabitsTransylvania County03/23/202203/23/20222/18$95.00Learn the critical skills and capabilities your workforce needs to drive your initiatives forward. 7 Habits of Highly Effective People helps you live your life in a truly effective way. Experience a paradigm shift, and get to know the 7 habits as created by Stephan R. Covey. The 7 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 of the 7 Habits in your daily life, you will gain more personal and interpersonal growth, helping you to become a more effective person and leader.
WLD-8135-412Welding IIHenderson County03/25/202205/06/2022C. Duval0/10$96.30Gain additional opportunities to practice the various types of welding learned in Welding I with greater emphasis on refinement of welding skills, math, symbols, and blueprint reading. You should have completed Welding I or have welding experience prior to registering for this course. You will be required to bring your personal safety equipment to the first day of class.
WLD-8134-402Welding IHenderson County03/26/202205/07/2022C. Duval0/10$96.30Learn 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-8135-402Welding IIHenderson County03/26/202205/07/2022C. Duval2/18$96.30Gain additional opportunities to practice the various types of welding learned in Welding I with greater emphasis on refinement of welding skills, math, symbols, and blueprint reading. You should have completed Welding I or have welding experience prior to registering for this course. You will be required to bring your personal safety equipment to the first day of class.
WLD-8134-413Welding IHenderson County05/17/202206/02/2022C. Duval2/8$96.30Learn 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-8135-413Welding IIHenderson County05/17/202206/02/2022C. Duval1/9$96.30Gain additional opportunities to practice the various types of welding learned in Welding I with greater emphasis on refinement of welding skills, math, symbols, and blueprint reading. You should have completed Welding I or have welding experience prior to registering for this course. You will be required to bring your personal safety equipment to the first day of class.
WLD-8134-414Welding IHenderson County06/07/202206/23/2022C. Duval0/10$96.30Learn 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-8135-414Welding IIHenderson County06/07/202206/23/2022C. Duval0/10$96.30Gain additional opportunities to practice the various types of welding learned in Welding I with greater emphasis on refinement of welding skills, math, symbols, and blueprint reading. You should have completed Welding I or have welding experience prior to registering for this course. You will be required to bring your personal safety equipment to the first day of class.
AHR-8133-401HVAC: Heating and Air Conditioning IHenderson County02/01/202203/10/20226/4$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.
AHR-8134-401HVAC: Heating & Air Conditioning IIHenderson County03/22/202204/28/20222/8$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.
CSP-8994-531Bicycle Maintenance BasicsTransylvania County03/23/202203/30/2022S. Dunn1/7$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-8996-531Bicycle Brake Maintenance04/20/202204/27/2022S. Dunn0/8$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-8995-431Bicycle Gears & DerailleursTransylvania County05/18/202205/25/2022S. Dunn0/8$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-8686-401iPad 101: Getting StartedHenderson County01/27/202202/17/2022T. Kaczmarek4/11$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.
AUT-8342-431Automotive Upholstery ITransylvania County02/08/202203/29/2022S. Ducker3/9$151.30Gain the introductory knowledge and skills of basic automotive upholstery. Through hands-on experience you will learn basic upholstery sewing machine maintenance and operation to perform basic stitching. You will also be able to identify and purchase upholstery materials. Learn proper removal and repair of seat covers and frames or to install new or repaired seat covers on existing frames. You are required to bring safety glasses to the first class.
CSP-8687-401iPhone 101: Getting StartedHenderson County01/27/202202/17/2022T. Kaczmarek10/5$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.
AUT-8346-531Automotive Upholstery IITransylvania County04/05/202205/12/2022S. Ducker0/12$151.30Continue to gain knowledge and skills of automotive upholstery. Through hands-on experience you will continue to learn basic upholstery sewing machine maintenance and operation to perform basic stitching. Using proper removal and repair of seat covers and frames, install new or repaired seat covers on existing frames. You are required to bring safety glasses to the first class.
CSP-8688-501iPhone/iPad 201: Beyond the BasicsHenderson County03/03/202204/28/2022T. Kaczmarek4/11$70.00Take your understanding of the Apple iPhone and iPad to the next level. After taking either the iPhone 101 or iPad 101 course, you have gained some experience with your new Apple device and now it is time to explore more of the installed apps. Learn to use organizational features like mail, contacts, calendars, notes, and reminders to keep you on task and up to date in your busy life. Manage your photos in the Photos App. Discover how to listen to music or podcasts, watch a movie, or reading a good book right from your iPhone or iPad. Finally, learn how to synchronize all your Apple devices together by using Apple iCloud. You will be using the online Apple User Guide for this course. You should have completed iPhone 101, iPad 101 or have equivalent experience prior to registering for this course.
CSP-8687-401iPhone 101: Getting StartedHenderson County06/29/202207/27/2022T. Kaczmarek0/25$60.00Getting started with your new iPhone can be a challengeso this course takes learning slowly and patiently. Learn the basics to get you up and running from placing and receiving phone calls and text messages, taking pictures, understanding the AppleID (iCloud) and installing apps. You will be using the online Apple iPhone User Guide for this course.
CSP-8686-401iPad 101: Getting StartedHenderson County05/25/202206/15/2022T. Kaczmarek1/14$60.00Getting started with your new iPad can be a challenge so this course takes learning slowly and patiently. Learn the basics to get you up and running from sending and receiving emails and text messages, surfing the Web, taking pictures, understanding your AppleID (iCloud) and installing apps. You will be using the online Apple User Guide for this course.
CSP-8621-401iPhone/iPad PhotographyHenderson County05/25/202207/20/2022T. Kaczmarek2/23$60.00Taking, editing and storing your photos from an iPhone or iPad is easy once you know the basics. Learn to take better photographs, enhance them in the Apple Photos app and store them in iCloud for use across all your mobile devices and MAC or PC computers. Whether you are a seasoned photography pro or a new iPhone/iPad user, you will find this class an enlightening and fun way to create perfect pictures for use in business or personal situations. Bring your own devices with you to class.
AUT-8003-411Escort Vehicle OperatorHenderson County04/04/202204/05/20220/12$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 County05/02/202205/02/20220/12$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-8203-411Outdoor Power Equipment (OPE) IHenderson County02/01/202203/09/2022C. Heaton4/8$136.30Gain the basic knowledge and skills for entry-level employment in a power equipment dealership or repair. Through hands-on experiences, you learn the basic mechanical skills to repair and rebuild small engines. This course focuses on the maintenance of systems for equipment performance.
OST-8050-201Microsoft PowerPointInternet-Based Course05/17/202207/12/2022V. Capps1/4$215.00Gain the skills in this hands-on experience to create a graphics presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint. You will learn about terminology, effective chart usage, design and layout, integrating hardware components, and enhancing presentations with text, graphics, audio and video. Upon completion, you should be able to design and demonstrate an effective presentation and will be given the opportunity to take the MOS: Microsoft Office PowerPoint Certification Exam. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
ELC-8123-402Basic Electricity IIHenderson County02/16/202203/09/2022S. McCallister3/7$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-8004-402FANUC: Basic OperationsHenderson County04/20/202205/11/2022S. McCallister1/3$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-8004-403FANUC: Basic OperationsHenderson County06/15/202207/06/2022S. McCallister0/4$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.
CSP-8688-521iPhone/iPad 201: Beyond the BasicsTransylvania County03/01/202204/26/2022T. Kaczmarek2/10$70.00Take your understanding of the Apple iPhone and iPad to the next level. After taking either the iPhone 101 or iPad 101 course, you have gained some experience with your new Apple device and now it is time to explore more of the installed apps. Learn to use organizational features like mail, contacts, calendars, notes, and reminders to keep you on task and up to date in your busy life. Manage your photos in the Photos App. Discover how to listen to music or podcasts, watch a movie, or reading a good book right from your iPhone or iPad. Finally, learn how to synchronize all your Apple devices together by using Apple iCloud. You will be using the online Apple User Guide for this course. You should have completed iPhone 101, iPad 101 or have equivalent experience prior to registering for this course.
CSP-8621-421iPhone/iPad PhotographyTransylvania County05/24/202207/19/2022T. Kaczmarek0/12$60.00Taking, editing and storing your photos from an iPhone or iPad is easy once you know the basics. Learn to take better photographs, enhance them in the Apple Photos app and store them in iCloud for use across all your mobile devices and MAC or PC computers. Whether you are a seasoned photography pro or a new iPhone/iPad user, you will find this class an enlightening and fun way to create perfect pictures for use in business or personal situations. Bring your own devices with you to class.
CSP-8686-421iPad 101: Getting StartedTransylvania County01/25/202202/15/2022T. Kaczmarek2/10$60.00Getting started with your new iPad can be a challenge so this course takes learning slowly and patiently. Learn the basics to get you up and running from sending and receiving emails and text messages, surfing the Web, taking pictures, understanding your AppleID (iCloud) and installing apps. You will be using the online Apple User Guide for this course.
CSP-8687-421iPhone 101: Getting StartedTransylvania County01/25/202202/15/2022T. Kaczmarek8/4$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-8687-521iPhone 101: Getting StartedTransylvania County06/28/202207/19/2022T. Kaczmarek0/12$60.00Getting started with your new iPhone can be a challengeso this course takes learning slowly and patiently. Learn the basics to get you up and running from placing and receiving phone calls and text messages, taking pictures, understanding the AppleID (iCloud) and installing apps. You will be using the online Apple iPhone User Guide for this course.
CSP-8686-421iPad 101: Getting StartedTransylvania County05/24/202206/14/2022T. Kaczmarek0/12$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.
UAS-8000-401Introduction to DronesHenderson County03/26/202203/26/2022D. Lee0/10$71.30Learn about why Drones are a dynamic, emerging technology that is literally transforming how businesses function. Get a comprehensive overview of what you need to know to start using drones safely and legally. You will learn how drones can be used in specific business applications, and how to apply drone technology to bring efficiencies to your business.
CSP-8983-401Microsoft Windows Q&AHenderson County06/09/202207/21/2022T. Kaczmarek0/15$70.00Learn the answers to common computer questions users' encounter while using the latest Microsoft personal computer operating system. Each class will cover a brief topic that most users encounter while using their personal computers at work or home. During each class period there will be scheduled time to cover questions raised by you. Questions may cover any topic related to the use, maintenance, or use of the software that comes standard with a Microsoft Windows computer. Prerequisite: Computer 101 and 102, or similar experience.
UAS-8000-402Introduction to DronesHenderson County05/21/202205/21/2022D. Lee0/10$71.30Learn about why Drones are a dynamic, emerging technology that is literally transforming how businesses function. Get a comprehensive overview of what you need to know to start using drones safely and legally. You will learn how drones can be used in specific business applications, and how to apply drone technology to bring efficiencies to your business.
UAS-8000-403Introduction to DronesHenderson County07/16/202207/16/2022D. Lee0/10$71.30Learn about why Drones are a dynamic, emerging technology that is literally transforming how businesses function. Get a comprehensive overview of what you need to know to start using drones safely and legally. You will learn how drones can be used in specific business applications, and how to apply drone technology to bring efficiencies to your business.
CIS-8000-401Computer FundamentalsHenderson County02/07/202204/25/2022T. Kaczmarek4/6$130.00Learn an intrduction to computers and advance your skills in technology awareness. You will explore word processing, spreadsheets, Windows operating system, as well as internet applications. You will achieve a better understanding of the "tech-fluency" to feel comfortable using your home computer. This is a step-by-step approach with hands on exercises for a successful learning experience. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase required books and supplies before class begins.
NET-8003-201Routing and Switching IIInternet-Based Course03/21/202205/10/2022T. Stephens2/3$75.00earn WAN theory and design, WAN technology, PPP, Frame Relay, ISDN and additional case studies. Topics include network congestion problems, TCP/IP transport and network layer protocols, advanced routing and switching configuration, ISDN protocols, PPP encapsulation operations on a router. Upon completion students will be able to provide solutions for network routing problems, identify ISFN protocols and describe the Spanning Tree protocol. Prerequisite: Routing and Switching I. This course is connected to an advanced curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
CET-8002-201Adv Hardware/Software SupportInternet-Based Course02/21/202205/10/2022K. Gardner0/5$185.00Learn the advanced hardware of a personal computer, including installation, operations and interactions with software. You will learn about component identification, memory-system, peripheral installation and configuration, preventive maintenance, hardware diagnostics/repair, installation and optimization of system software, commercial programs, system configuration, and device-drivers. Upon completion, you should be able to select appropriate computer equipment and software, upgrade/maintain existing equipment and software, and troubleshoot/repair non-functioning personal computers. Prerequisite: Hardware & Software Support I. This course is connected to an advanced curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
OST-8047-201Microsoft Access ConceptsInternet-Based Course03/21/202205/10/2022M. Johnson0/5$215.00Get introduced to database design and creation using Microsoft Access. You will learn about data dictionaries, normalization, data integrity, data modeling, and creation of simple tables, queries, reports, and forms. Upon completion, you should be able to design and implement normalized database structures by creating simple database tables, queries, reports, and forms. You will also have the opportunity to take the MOS: Microsoft Office Access Certification Exam. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins
MEC-8028-331Machining FundamentalsTransylvania County01/18/202208/10/2022K. Spradlin5/3$231.30Learn a variety of material-working processes common to the machining industry. This course will teach you about the working properties of metals and how to operate machine tools to produce products that meet precise specifications. You will learn through hands on learning experience, and understand their appropriate utilization and at specific steps in a manufacturing process; and, understand/ comply with their role in workplace safety as well as ensure they understand the most common OSHA standards applicable to any manufacturing environment. *This course aligns with: BPR 111, MAC 141, MAC 114 and MAC 121.
WLD-8141-301Non-Destructive Testing QA/QC01/18/202205/17/2022B. Land5/10$256.30Learn nondestructive testing (NDT) is a technique, including group analysis, used to evaluate the properties or determine the structural integrity of a material or component without damaging or impairing the serviceability of the part or system. Industry applications of NDT include visual examination of bolting, valves, and welds; surface examination of vessels, weld preps, and castings; and volumetric examination of welds, heat exchanger tubing, and fiberglass reinforced plastics. Students will understand/ comply with their role in workplace safety as well as ensure they understand the most common OSHA standards applicable to any manufacturing environment. **This course aligns with: MAC 114.
MNT-8019-301Industrial Maintenance01/14/202205/27/2022S. McCallister4/11$281.30Gain the introductory knowledge and skill required for installing, maintaining and troubleshooting modern industrial equipment, its infrastructure and facility systems. You will learn to solve practical maintenance problems, read and interpret mechanical drawings, interpret maintenance publications, keep production equipment and systems running smoothly and efficiently; and, understand/ comply with their role in workplace safety as well as ensure students understand the most common OSHA standards applicable to any manufacturing environment. **This course aligns with ATR 112, MNT 110 and MNT 160.
OST-8028-411Intermediate ExcelHenderson County02/07/202202/23/2022L. Morris0/12$75.00Apply your basic Excel skills to business situations. You will summarize data and use formulas; format and analyze data using tables, charts and graphs. The pace of this class assumes the student has basic Excel skills and is comfortable with worksheets. Pre-requisites: Basic Excel Skills.
OST-8035-411Become Excel Power UsersHenderson County03/21/202204/13/2022L. Morris0/12$75.00Learn Excel by starting with the basics with a focus on the application of Excel skills in business situations. You will also learn to summarize and analyze data, extract presentation quality information with the ultimate result of power user skills and making a stronger decision. You will need to bring a USB flash drive to each class and have access to MS Excel 2016 software at home or work.
NOS-8000-401Computers 201: Windows 10Henderson County05/26/202207/21/2022T. Kaczmarek1/11$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.
WAT-8203-401Water and Wastewater DisinfectionHenderson County07/21/202207/21/20221/11$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.
ELC-8122-401NC Electrician Continuing EducationHenderson County08/06/202208/06/20220/25$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-8753-521Apple MacBook Q&ATransylvania County03/22/202204/26/2022T. Kaczmarek0/12$65.00Learn the answers to common computer questions users encounter while using Apple Macintosh computers. 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 students. Questions may cover any topic related to the use, maintenance, or use of the software that comes standard with an Apple computer. Prerequisite: MacBook 101 or equivalent experience. Please bring your Apple MacBook, Air, or Pro to class to learn more about the Mac Operating System (MacOS) on your personal Apple computer.
ATR-8001-401Programming Logic Controls IHenderson County03/24/202204/28/2022S. McCallister3/7$96.30Learn the integration and application of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) that are found within production and manufacturing environments. You will gain an understanding of PLCs and how they are improving operational efficiency, productivity and quality in this course. Upon completion, you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the PLC functions and how these relate to the manufacturing environment.
ATR-8002-402Programmable Logic Controls IIHenderson County05/05/202206/09/2022S. McCallister3/7$96.30Learn the more advanced features of Programmable Logic Controls (PLC's) and how the interaction and applications work within a manufacturing facility. Upon completion, you will be able to more efficiently program, navigate and understand the PLC and its interconnectivity to manufacturing processes. You will need to have successfully completed Programmable Logic Controls I or have equivalent experience working with PLCs.
CSP-8753-401Apple MacBook Q&AHenderson County03/23/202204/27/2022T. Kaczmarek0/15$65.00Learn the answers to common computer questions users encounter while using Apple Macintosh computers. 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 students. Questions may cover any topic related to the use, maintenance, or use of the software that comes standard with an Apple computer. Prerequisite: MacBook 101 or equivalent experience. Please bring your Apple MacBook, Air, or Pro to class to learn more about the Mac Operating System (MacOS) on your personal Apple computer.
CSP-8755-800Writing PoetryFletcher Town Hall02/23/202203/30/20225/5$60.00Learn to master the writing of your own original poetry. You will get acquainted with various sub-genres and trends in contemporary American poetry. Get exposed to influential contemporary poets and be provided historical contexts for understanding contemporary American poetry. You will also get an understand of various technical aspects of formal and free verse poetry with an emphasis on free verse. This course will provide you a supportive environment in which your own poetry can be shared. Poets of all levels and experience are welcome.
CSP-8736-411Overcoming the Fear of SpidersHenderson County01/24/202203/14/2022A. Johnson1/14$61.30Learn strategies to overcome the crippling fear of spiders and to respect the benefits that spiders offer to our planet. You will be slowly introduced to the world of spiders through the use of videos, puppets, books, creative writing and humor. As you get acclimated to the different type of spiders, you will take a look outside for spiders to highlight the course as you start gaining an understanding and appreciation for these magnificent animals. Please note that no real spiders will be used in the teaching of this course.
CSP-8588-411Zumba BasicsHenderson County01/26/202203/23/2022A. Johnson3/12$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-8460-401Introduction to IkebanaHenderson County05/18/202207/27/2022J. Walton2/8$130.00Learn 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.
FLI-8761-411Beginning Spanish IIHenderson County03/24/202205/12/2022M. Harney4/11$70.00Continue to establish a foundation for learning the Spanish language by building vocabulary and learning basic grammar points: the simple negative, interrogatives, the verb 'to be,' expressions using the verb 'tener', prepositions time and the weather. Prerequisite: Beginning Spanish I or equivalent proficiency.
FLI-8762-411Beginning Spanish IIIHenderson County05/26/202207/14/2022M. Harney2/13$70.00Continue to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. The main points to be covered include: irregular present tense verbs, cardinal and ordinal numbers, shortened forms of adjectives, possessive adjectives, demonstrative adjectives, and vocabulary related to times, dates, holidays, family, friends and occupations. Prerequisite: Beginning Spanish II or equivalent proficiency.
OST-8048-201Microsoft Excel SpreadsheetsInternet-Based Course05/17/202207/12/2022V. Capps0/4$215.00Learn the basic spreadsheet design, and development using Microsoft Excel. You will learn about writing formulas, using functions, enhancing spreadsheets, creating charts, and printing. Upon completion, you should be able to design and print basic spreadsheets and charts. You will be given the opportunity to take the MOS: Microsoft Office Excel Core Certification Exam. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
ACC-8128-201QuickBooks OnlineInternet-Based Course03/21/202205/10/2022T. Larach1/4$185.00Get introduced to QuickBooks Online. You will learn about entering data in accounts payable and receivable, keeping petty cash records, maintaining inventory, reconciling bank statements, running payroll, and generating simple financial reports. Upon completion, you should be able to demonstrate competence in the entry and manipulation of data to provide financial solutions for the office. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
CSP-8955-801Sculpting Animals in Clay02/08/202203/15/2022L. Adams3/5$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.
BAF-8277-431Investment 101Transylvania County03/23/202205/18/20220/15$95.00Learn to understand investments as an integral part of your financial goals and personal balance sheet in this introductory course. You will learn critical concepts, such as risk vs. return and types of investments. You will also examine diversification to establish the basis for understanding the various investment options available to you.
BAF-8278-431Personal Financial ManagementTransylvania County02/02/202203/09/20220/15$95.00Learn the key topics of financial literacy to enable you to make informed and effective financial decisions. This introductory course will provide an understanding of basic financial concepts by focusing on financial assets and liabilities relevant to consumers of any age. You will also learn to navigate today's financial system and develop your own financial goals.
MLS-8300-201Leading Change03/21/202205/10/2022B. Kish0/3$130.00Get the opportunity to develop the knowledge base necessary to lead and manage organizational change with an emphasis on a 360-degree approach to understanding change. Learn about various aspects of implementing change, such as: addressing the human psychology of change through innovative technology, social media, theoretical frameworks, understanding change agents, and operations. Prerequisite: Introduction to Leadership. This course is connected to an advanced curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
WLD-8142-411Sheet Metal Fabrication IHenderson County01/24/202205/09/2022S. Ducker1/24$226.30Learn the basics of sheet metal fabrication through this project-based course. You will be instructed in sheet metal fabrication practices to produce a project that you may take home upon its completion. Gain the skills in the following sheet metal practices: Reverse-Engineering, Material Identification and Selection, Layout, Building from a Template, Bending, Rolling, Shrinking, Stretching, Forming, Punching, Shearing, Riveting, Gluing and Weld Preparation. Upon completion, you should be able to perform basic sheet metal fabrication.
CJC-3937-001RADAR Operator RecertHenderson County03/24/202203/24/2022D. Hensley6/3$70.00This certification-related course is designed to re-certify Radar Operators in the use of radar equipment used by their agencies. The principal methods of instruction are lecture and demonstration. Current certification as probationary or general status as a law enforcement officer and certification as a radar operator within the three years preceding the completion of this course are prerequisites for enrollment. Course includes field practice and testing, both written and practical. Contact the NC Department of Justice for course standards.
FLI-8762-531Beginning Spanish IIITransylvania County03/31/202205/19/2022E. Marquez2/18$70.00Continue to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. The main points to be covered include: irregular present tense verbs, cardinal and ordinal numbers, shortened forms of adjectives, possessive adjectives, demonstrative adjectives, and vocabulary related to times, dates, holidays, family, friends and occupations. Prerequisite: Beginning Spanish II or equivalent proficiency.
CSP-8749-421Boost Your Health & WellnessTransylvania County04/20/202205/25/20220/12$60.00Gain knowledge toward your health to increase your immune system which naturally decreases inflammation in your body. Learn about wellness and how simple changes in your lifestyle will benefit you with an increased immunity. Understand why inflammation is the cornerstone to heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes including digestive disorders, stroke, weight gain, skin irritations, mood swings, to name a few. You will understand the function of your body and why to value and care for it. This course will address food as medicine, activity, sleep, decreasing stress and increasing joy.
CSP-8723-432Basic Beginner Carolina ShagTransylvania County01/26/202202/16/2022C. Bryson11/3$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.

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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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Emergency Messaging Alert System

Blue Ridge Community College offers an emergency messaging alert system as part of its comprehensive emergency preparedness plan to quickly notify students, faculty and staff of campus emergencies or campus closures via SMS text message, e-mail, voice message or any combination of the three.

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Have you moved, changed phone numbers or emails recently?

You may not receive a confirmation email that you have successfully registered if we don't have the correct email address for you in our system. Student information is not automatically updated when a course registration is received through the online registration process. To make changes to your student information, please contact us by email at ewdce@blueridge.edu or call (828) 694-1735.


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.