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CSP-8717-511NC Concealed Carry Handgun TrainingHenderson County06/15/202006/16/2020D. Dessenberger3/7$100.00Learn the legal issues around a concealed carry permit, handgun safety, proper storage, types of handguns, how to properly clean and maintain a handgun and so much more in the NC Concealed Carry Handgun (CCH) NCDOJ Standard Course. The registration fee includes the State DOJ CCH Training guide and other materials needed for this class. No guns or live ammunition are allowed to be brought to campus for this course.
CSP-8686-521iPad 101: Getting StartedTransylvania County07/01/202007/22/2020T. Kaczmarek0/15$60.00Getting started with your new iPad can be a challenge so this course takes learning slowly and patiently. Learn the basics to get you up and running from sending and receiving emails and text messages, surfing the Web, taking pictures, understanding your AppleID (iCloud) and installing apps. You will be using the online Apple User Guide for this course.
CSP-8698-802Intermediate Pastel PaintingAthletics and Activity Center06/17/202007/22/2020B. Kies4/11$75.00Expand your knowledge and skills beyond the Pastel Painting course. You will be encouraged to push your limits to achieve exciting pastel painting skills. As you focus on your drawing skills, creating effective color relationships and strong design you will continue to grow your knowledge. You will also learn wet underpaintings with sanded pastel paper in this course.
FLI-8813-501German for Beginners IIHenderson County06/03/202007/22/2020I. Durre4/16$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-8657-521Pastel PaintingTransylvania County06/16/202007/21/2020B. Kies0/12$75.00Enjoy learning the creative powers of pastel. You will learn to translate what you see into what you paint, through palette selection, use of certain materials, picking correct values (colors), composition, plus blending and layering of color. This course will build on different stages, starting with sketching and drawing, blocking in and building up, leading to a successful painting. Some drawing skills are preferred. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
AUT-8327-506Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County06/22/202006/23/2020G. Dudas3/6$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in this course to become a licensed inspector. An NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
AUT-8327-507Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County07/20/202007/21/2020G. Dudas0/9$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in this course to become a licensed inspector. An NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
AUT-8321-506OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County06/29/202006/30/2020G. Dudas2/7$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.
AUT-8321-507OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County07/27/202007/28/2020G. Dudas0/9$71.30Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in this course for both certification and recertification. You will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Early registration is encouraged since class size is limited.
WAT-8207-401Utility Cave-In Protection-Comp Person Continuing EducationHenderson County06/18/202006/18/2020J. Edwards1/11$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.
HAZ-8069-503HAZWOPER Refresher OnlineInternet-Based Course06/15/202006/26/2020M. Eaker0/35$75.00Annual OSHA-required refresher for individuals who have completed HAZWOPER 40-Hour and/or 24-Hour Spill Response certifications. You will be trained using the requirements as specified in 29 CFR 1910.120. All course work will be completed online. You will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date.
SEF-8405-201WW-Primary Treatment OnlineInternet-Based Course06/08/202006/19/2020M. Eaker1/34$90.00Students will explore the rudiments of wastewater treatment. The topics of this course include general issues regarding the steps in primary treatment of wastewater. Approved by NC DENR for ten (10) recertification hours for wastewater operators only. Along with reading assignments from the text, each course is enhanced with audio, up-to-date photographs, interactive exercises and online links related to the course topics. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date. All course work will be completed online. Please provide your wastewater operator certification number on the registration form.
SEF-8400-201WW-Suspended Growth Systems OnlineInternet-Based Course07/13/202007/24/2020M. Eaker0/20$90.00Explore the rudiments of wastewater treatment and you will learn the general issues operators face when disinfecting wastewater. These courses are approved by NC DENR for ten recertification hours for wastewater operators only. Along with reading assignments from the text, each course is enhanced with audio, up-to-date photographs, interactive exercises and online links related to the course topics. You will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date. All course work will be completed online. Please provide your wastewater operator certification number on the registration form.
NOS-8000-402Computers 201: Windows 10Henderson County06/02/202007/09/2020T. Kaczmarek5/15$75.00Let us show you how to personalize your computer by learning how and why the new features work in Windows 10. Organizing the Start screen, manipulating applications, using the Control Panel, and navigating the file system are just a few of its capabilities you will learn. This course is for individuals familiar with computers but wanting to expand their knowledge. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
CSP-8019-605Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County07/16/202007/18/20203/9$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycle's controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight-line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. Ability to ride a bicycle and have sufficient strength to handle a 300 lb. motorcycle are necessary to be successful in this course. Blue Ridge will provide a program motorcycle to you and it must be used in this course. You will be required to attend all instruction and pass a written and riding skills evaluation to successfully complete the motorcycle safety foundation course. The range training may extend past 5 p.m. depending on the progression of training.
CSP-8019-606Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County08/07/202008/09/20200/12$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycle's controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight-line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. Ability to ride a bicycle and have sufficient strength to handle a 300 lb. motorcycle are necessary to be successful in this course. Blue Ridge will provide a program motorcycle to you and it must be used in this course. You will be required to attend all instruction and pass a written and riding skills evaluation to successfully complete the motorcycle safety foundation course. The range training may extend past 5 p.m. depending on the progression of training.
FLI-8817-501German for Beginners IVHenderson County06/03/202007/22/2020I. Durre2/23$70.00Continue to expand your knowledge of the German language. You will apply your knowledge of the German language by speaking, listening, reading, and writing in a variety of practical contexts.
FLI-8758-431Advanced Spanish IIITransylvania County06/23/202008/18/2020E. Marquez1/14$70.00Review complex structures and more advanced verb tenses. Through reading and writing learn to correct grammar, pronunciation and increase fluency. Prerequisite: Advanced Spanish II or equivalent proficiency.
CSP-8973-411Photographing People and PetsHenderson County07/01/202007/15/2020L. St. Romain0/25$56.30Learn how to be able to create better than average photos of friends, family and pets. In this course, you will be gaining tips on how to get better images. You will also be able to brush up on composition and learn what helps make your photos look even better. This course assume that you know how to use the different settings of your dSLR or mirrorless camera.
RLS-8702-403Broker Relationships and ResponsibilitieInternet-Based Course06/03/202006/11/2020R. Whitaker8/16$125.00Gain 30 hours of post-licensing education in this Post 301 course. This assists the Real Estate Broker with the required training to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. This course consists of highlevel advanced instruction covering Agency relationships and duties to principals and third parties, working with sellers and buyers. Learn about issues confronted when agents leave or change firms with the resulting licenses and education concerns. The Commission requires that you attend a minimum of 90% of all scheduled course hours to be eligible to take the final course exam. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required NC Real Estate Manual before the course begins.
RLS-8708-403Post 303 NC Law, Rules & Legal ConceptsHenderson County08/05/202008/13/2020R. Whitaker0/24$125.00Gain 30-hours of post-licensing education in this Post 303 course. This assists the Real Estate Broker with the required training to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. This course gives you 30 hours of post-licensing education. Topics addressed in this course include general North Carolina licensing requirements, brokerage compensation issues, the disciplinary process, specialized types of real estate, property management in NC, and miscellaneous NC laws and legal concepts. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required NC Real Estate Manual before the course begins.
AUT-8325-402Basic Motorcycle Maintenance and RepairHenderson County07/14/202007/21/20201/11$71.30Learn the basic principles of small engine repair as well as troubleshooting and problem solving skills necessary for employment in a motorcycle repair occupation. Students will learn repair techniques including motor lubrication, electrical and brake systems, fuel and carburetor systems and other minor repair steps, theories, concepts and practices to successfully perform basic maintenance and repair steps on motorcycles or other small engine vehicles. Students should bring their owner's manual to class.
MEC-8026-402Intermediate Plastic Injection MoldingHenderson County07/02/202007/23/2020S. McCallister0/15$96.30Develop additional skills and knowledge regarding the materials, machinery, and methods involved in the plastic molding industry. Prerequisite is Intro to Plastic Injection Molding or equivalent experience is required.
CSP-8974-521Photographing WaterfallsTransylvania County07/01/202007/15/2020L. St. Romain1/9$56.30Gain the skills and tips to take more than a basic picture of our local waterfalls. You will learn tips on composing images, how to get that smooth look on waterfalls and what equipment will help make things easier. This course assume that you know how to use the different settings of your dSLR or mirrorless camera.
CSP-8652-521Introduction to Digital PhotographyTransylvania County06/22/202006/25/2020K. King4/6$71.30Develop an understanding of digital photography and the skills to make successful images regardless if you own a point-and-shoot or a high-end, DSLR camera. You will begin with basic camera functions and then explore the relationship between shutter speed, aperture, and exposure. Hands-on demonstrations and a variety of assignments will help you develop your own photographic style. Bring your camera. DSLR with manual settings preferable, but not required.
CSP-8960-401Appreciating Carl SandburgHenderson County07/16/202008/20/20201/24$60.00For much of the 20th Century, Carl Sandburg, if not The Voice of America, was one of the significant and honored voices. Learn more about how does what he wrote hold up in the 21st Century. In his profound choreography between innocence and experience, where does his wisdom shine; where is his vision obscured by radical shifts in social milieu; what does he say which is fresh, timeless, and universal, and what has moved in the direction of cultural amnesia? To appreciate Carl Sandburg's legacy, you will interactively read selected poems, including his far-reaching "The People, Yes." Please bring to class a copy of The Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg.
CSP-8970-401Seneca-Then and Now!Henderson County07/13/202008/17/20202/23$60.00Learn more about Seneca, the Roman Stoic philosopher and classically trained scholar who lived in the First Century A.D., speaks to us with eternal truths across the centuries. In more than 100 personal letters to a young disciple, Seneca presents the stoic response to social and psychological challenges to moral integrity. He advises on how to healthfully balance the powers of reason, emotion, and the pull between fate and free will. You will interactively read and discuss a selection of his letters, bringing to life Seneca's wisdom for the ages. Please bring to class a copy of Letters from a Stoic, by Seneca (Penguin Classics edition, translated by Robin Campbell).
CSP-8969-401Our Projected SelvesHenderson County07/15/202008/19/20203/17$60.00Explore how movies provide cultural enrichment and entertainment throughout our lives. Let's ask the question: what do movie tell us about ourselves? What do our preferences for actors and stories reveal about us? You'll use the cinematic lens to understand your psychological and personal projections onto characters and dramatized events and plots. You'll also look at important themes, such as the universality of the masculine-feminine principle, the higher self and its shadow, and the eternal search for happiness. Carefully chosen full-length movies will be shown in class to illustrate how meaningfully these universal themes animate psychological and cultural life.
CSP-8971-401The Oedipus Cycle: To See or Not to SeeHenderson County07/16/202008/20/20200/20$60.00Learn more about literature and psychology, the figure of Oedipus represents a crossroads between conscious awareness and unconscious, yet powerfully influential, psychological forces. Sophocles delves into these fateful forces and brings us, with fascinating facility, directly into the heart of individual, familial, and cultural conflicts-passions of the heart and mind, of free will, of destiny-which are as relevant today as they were 2,500 years ago, when he dramatized the complexities of the human soul.
SEF-8132-406Notary Public EducationTransylvania County06/24/202006/24/2020G. Gavalas6/3$80.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolinarequires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
SEF-8132-607Notary Public EducationHenderson County07/11/202007/11/2020P. Roberts1/8$80.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolinarequires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
SEF-8132-407Notary Public EducationTransylvania County07/22/202007/22/2020G. Gavalas1/19$80.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolinarequires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
SEF-8927-601Electronic Notary PublicHenderson County07/25/202007/25/2020P. Roberts1/19$80.00Become an Electronic Notary Public with this course. You will learn about the legal, ethical, and procedural requirements of the Notary Act set forth in the General Statute 10B Article 2. In order to take this course, you must currently hold a valid commission as a notary public in North Carolina. You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and your current Notary Public number. Registration fee includes the Electronic notary class booklets.
SEF-8132-608Notary Public EducationHenderson County08/08/202008/08/2020P. Roberts0/20$80.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolinarequires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
CSP-8417-602Motorcycle Advanced RiderHenderson County07/19/202007/19/20203/9$85.00This course is designed for experienced motorcycle riders who desire to learn and practice more in- depth riding techniques. Classroom activities use small group discussions and interactive activities to explore personal risk management strategies; options for cornering, braking and swerving; and ways to improve visual perception to identify collision traps. On-cycle range exercises provide practice in cornering, braking and swerving. There are no skills tests in this course. Participants must provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle.
CSP-8057-601Basic Rider Course IIHenderson County06/21/202006/21/20202/10$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.
CSP-8057-602Basic Rider Course IIHenderson County07/12/202007/12/20201/11$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.
ISC-8350-401Fundamentals of Craft BeerHenderson County06/15/202008/03/2020S. McMahan0/20$86.30Gain a firm foundation of the various types of beer, how they are made and develop best practices for presentation and serving. Learn the various styles of beer and gain a basic understanding of food pairings. Upon completion of this course, participants will be prepared to take the Cicerone Certified Beer Server exam to demonstrate readiness to participate in today's sophisticated and rapidly changing beer world. You must be 21 years or older to take this course.
RLS-8708-406Post 303 NC Law, Rules & Legal ConceptsInternet-Based Course06/05/202006/13/2020R. Whitaker6/19$125.00Gain 30-hours of post-licensing education in this Post 303 course. This assists the Real Estate Broker with the required training to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. This course gives you 30 hours of post-licensing education. Topics addressed in this course include general North Carolina licensing requirements, brokerage compensation issues, the disciplinary process, specialized types of real estate, property management in NC, and miscellaneous NC laws and legal concepts. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required NC Real Estate Manual before the course begins.
RLS-8702-407Broker Relationships and ResponsibilitieInternet-Based Course06/17/202006/25/2020R. Whitaker2/18$125.00Gain 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-8709-402Real Estate Pre-LicensingHenderson County07/07/202008/10/2020R. Whitaker3/17$180.00Become a Real Estate Broker in this course that meets the educational requirement for the North Carolina real estate broker license and prepares you to pass the real estate broker examination administered by N.C. Real Estate Commission. You will learn the basic principles and practices, law and contracts, financing, closing, valuation, fair housing, property management, taxation, and math. You will also learn about land use, insurance, real estate license laws, rules, and regulations. The Commission requires that you attend a minimum of 80% of all scheduled course hours to be eligible to take the final course exam. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required NC Real Estate Manual before the course begins.
RLS-8706-405Broker Contracts & ClosingsHenderson County07/08/202007/30/2020R. Whitaker0/20$125.00Gain 30-hours of post-licensing education in this Post 302 course. This assists the Real Estate Broker with the required training to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. This course consists of highlevel advanced instruction covering contracts and closing. This course will also discuss license status and education issues. The Commission requires that you attend a minimum of 90% of all scheduled course hours to be eligible to take the final course exam. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required NC Real Estate Manual before the course begins.
SEF-9076-401Real Estate GENUPHenderson County07/24/202007/24/2020R. Whitaker0/20$50.00Earn your four hours to satisfy the continuing education requirement required by the NC Real Estate Commission for the General Update (GENUP). This "mandatory" update course is for anyone who is NOT currently a Broker in Charge or Broker In Charge Eligible, and who wish to maintain their license on "Active" status with the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Each year the mandatory course content changes.
SEF-9075-401Real Estate BICUPHenderson County08/07/202008/07/2020R. Whitaker0/20$50.00Earn your four hours to satisfy the continuing education requirement required by the NC Real Estate Commission to keep your Broker in charge eligibility. This course is designed for and restricted to currently designated brokers-in-charge and brokers who are broker-in-charge eligible. A broker who is not a broker-in-charge or who is not broker-in-charge eligible will not receive credit for the BICUP course through the NC Real Estate Commission. Each year the mandatory course content changes. Please see our website for more information about what the 2020-2021 course topics.
RLS-8706-406Broker Contracts & ClosingsHenderson County08/14/202008/22/2020R. Whitaker0/20$125.00Gain 30-hours of post-licensing education in this Post 302 course. This assists the Real Estate Broker with the required training to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. This course consists of highlevel advanced instruction covering contracts and closing. This course will also discuss license status and education issues. The Commission requires that you attend a minimum of 90% of all scheduled course hours to be eligible to take the final course exam. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required NC Real Estate Manual before the course begins.
ELC-8123-502Basic Electricity IIHenderson County06/16/202007/07/2020S. McCallister2/13$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.
ELC-8122-402NC Electrician Continuing EducationHenderson County07/11/202007/11/2020R. Ruhe16/24$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-8993-906Writing the Fantasy Novel-DLInternet-Based Course06/17/202008/07/2020P. Wynn1/39$75.00Fantasy is an increasingly popular genre of fiction, and now is a great time to become a fantasy fiction writer! This course is perfect whether you have an idea for a book or even if you don't know where to start. With the tools you'll gain in this course, you'll be ready to tackle your first fantasy novel. In this course, you will learn what separates fantasy fiction from other types of fiction. You will also discover how to create characters and populate your world with unique, compelling, and interesting creatures. You'll learn how to outline your book, come up with a theme, and commit to actually writing. You will learn how to revise and edit so that when you complete it, your book will essentially be a finished product. You will even learn a bit about publishing your book, including the differences between self-publishing and traditional publishing. Finally, you'll get a number of tips about how to stay motivated and complete your novel. This is the perfect course for anyone who's ever thought about becoming a fantasy fiction writer.
SEF-8423-906Become a Physical Therapy Aide - DLInternet-Based Course06/17/202008/07/2020P. Wynn0/40$75.00Prepare for a rewarding career as a valued member of the physical therapy team while learning all about the human body, specific disorders, and the way physical therapists treat these disorders.
FIP-3601-802EVD Emergency Vehicle Driver06/02/202006/09/2020R. Brian0/20$70.00This course deals with the safe operation of emergency vehicles, driving skills, legal implications of emergency driving and departmental standard operating procedures. This is a NC Fire and Rescue Commission certification course.
FIP-3011-803Fire Hose, Streams & Appliance06/02/202006/13/2020R. Dellinger0/20$70.00This certification-related course will present the Firefighter candidate with the knowledge, skills, and ability to satisfy the requirements of Chapters Five and Six of NFPA 1001: Standard for Firefighter Professional Qualifications. This course will provide the firefighter candidate with the opportunity to demonstrate the use of hoses, nozzles, adaptors, and appliances, and to obtain the information needed to conduct an annual service test of fire hose. This course is part of the NC Firefighter Certification Program approved by the NC Fire and Rescue Commission for offering as of January 1, 2015.
FIP-3650-801Mobile Water Supply06/10/202006/11/2020R. Brian0/20$70.00This certification-related course is designed to educate fire apparatus drivers who are responsible for operating apparatus designed primarily for picking up, transporting and delivering water to fire emergency scenes. This Mobile Water Supply (Chapter 10) course presents general principles of operating apparatus equipped with various water dumping systems, with application of those principles. This course includes an overview of safe maneuvering, accident prevention, fill site and dump site operations, as well as relay operation procedures. This is a NC Fire and Rescue Commission certification course approved for offering as of July 1, 2017. This course should be offered consistent with the most current Commission guidelines. Contact the Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) for details.
FIP-3007-801Forcible EntryBlue Ridge Fire Department06/16/202006/23/2020R. Dellinger0/20$70.00This certification-related course will present the firefighter candidate with the knowledge, skills, and ability to satisfy the requirements of Chapters Five and Six of NFPA 1001: Standard for Firefighter Professional Qualifications. The course is designed to demonstrate methods of forcing entry into structures utilizing different principles and practices. This course is part of the NC Firefighter Certification Program approved by the NC Fire and Rescue Commission for offering as of January 1, 2015.
FIP-3008-801VentilationBlue Ridge Fire Department06/25/202007/09/2020R. Dellinger0/20$70.00This certification-related course will present the firefighter candidate with the knowledge, skills, and ability to satisfy the requirements of Chapters Five and Six of NFPA 1001: Standard for Firefighter Professional Qualifications. The course is designed to teach the candidate different methods of performing safe and effective ventilation principles and practices. This course is part of the NC Firefighter Certification Program approved by the NC Fire and Rescue Commission for offering as of January 1, 2015.

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Step 3

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

Step 4

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

 

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.