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Keep these facts in mind when registering online:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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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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Course Title Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Seats taken/open Price
CSP-8019-602Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County06/01/201706/04/20170/12$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycles controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight - line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. BRCC will provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle and must be used in this course.
CSP-8019-603Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County06/08/201706/11/20177/5$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycles controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight - line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. BRCC will provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle and must be used in this course.
CSP-8057-602Basic Rider Course IIHenderson County06/10/201706/10/20171/11$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.
CSP-8019-604Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County06/15/201706/17/20176/6$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycles controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight - line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. BRCC will provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle and must be used in this course.
CSP-8057-603Basic Rider Course IIHenderson County06/18/201706/18/20171/11$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.
CSP-8019-605Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County06/22/201706/25/20172/10$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycles controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight - line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. BRCC will provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle and must be used in this course.
CSP-8057-604Basic Rider Course IIHenderson County06/24/201706/24/20171/11$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.
CSP-8019-606Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County06/29/201707/01/20171/11$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycles controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight - line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. BRCC will provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle and must be used in this course.
CSP-8019-607Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County07/06/201707/09/20171/11$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycles controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight - line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. BRCC will provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle and must be used in this course.
CSP-8057-605Basic Rider Course IIHenderson County07/08/201707/08/20173/9$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-8019-608Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County07/13/201707/16/20170/12$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycles controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight - line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. BRCC will provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle and must be used in this course.
CSP-8057-606Basic Rider Course IIHenderson County07/15/201707/15/20170/12$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-8019-609Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County07/20/201707/23/20170/12$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycles controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight - line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. BRCC will provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle and must be used in this course.
CSP-8057-607Basic Rider Course IIHenderson County07/22/201707/22/20170/12$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-8019-610Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County08/03/201708/05/20170/12$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycles controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight - line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. BRCC will provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle and must be used in this course.
CSP-8417-602Motorcycle Advanced RiderHenderson County08/06/201708/06/20172/10$85.00This course is designed for experienced motorcycle riders who desire to learn and practice more in- depth riding techniques. Classroom activities use small group discussions and interactive activities to explore personal risk management strategies; options for cornering, braking and swerving; and ways to improve visual perception to identify collision traps. On-cycle range exercises provide practice in cornering, braking and swerving. There are no skills tests in this course. Participants must provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle.
CSP-8019-611Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County08/10/201708/12/20170/12$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycles controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight - line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. BRCC will provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle and must be used in this course.
CSP-8057-608Basic Rider Course IIHenderson County08/13/201708/13/20170/12$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-8145-602Motorcycle Passenger 2-UpHenderson County06/10/201706/10/20170/12$30.00This course is designed to teach the passenger to work with the motorcycle driver rather than against. As the driver learns techniques for advanced turning, braking, and swerving, the passenger learns appropriate responses for each of these maneuvers.
CSP-8145-603Motorcycle Passenger 2-UpHenderson County06/18/201706/18/20170/12$30.00This course is designed to teach the passenger to work with the motorcycle driver rather than against. As the driver learns techniques for advanced turning, braking, and swerving, the passenger learns appropriate responses for each of these maneuvers.
CSP-8145-604Motorcycle Passenger 2-UpHenderson County06/24/201706/24/20170/12$30.00This course is designed to teach the passenger to work with the motorcycle driver rather than against. As the driver learns techniques for advanced turning, braking, and swerving, the passenger learns appropriate responses for each of these maneuvers.
CSP-8145-605Motorcycle Passenger 2-UpHenderson County07/08/201707/08/20172/10$30.00This course is designed to teach the passenger to work with the motorcycle driver rather than against. As the driver learns techniques for advanced turning, braking, and swerving, the passenger learns appropriate responses for each of these maneuvers.
CSP-8145-606Motorcycle Passenger 2-UpHenderson County07/15/201707/15/20170/12$30.00This course is designed to teach the passenger to work with the motorcycle driver rather than against. As the driver learns techniques for advanced turning, braking, and swerving, the passenger learns appropriate responses for each of these maneuvers.
CSP-8145-607Motorcycle Passenger 2-UpHenderson County07/22/201707/22/20170/12$30.00This course is designed to teach the passenger to work with the motorcycle driver rather than against. As the driver learns techniques for advanced turning, braking, and swerving, the passenger learns appropriate responses for each of these maneuvers.
CSP-8145-608Motorcycle Passenger 2-UpHenderson County08/13/201708/13/20170/12$30.00This course is designed to teach the passenger to work with the motorcycle driver rather than against. As the driver learns techniques for advanced turning, braking, and swerving, the passenger learns appropriate responses for each of these maneuvers.
WAT-8209-502Basic Pump Hydraulics & Oper Conditions Continuing EducationHenderson County07/26/201707/26/2017E. Edwards3/9$70.00Approved by NC DENR for six (6) recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Topics include pump piping systems, basic pump hydraulics, normal operations and abnormal operations. Please bring your operator certification card(s)to class.
WAT-8102-402Grade I Wastewater Operator 34 HoursHenderson County05/30/201707/25/2017E. Edwards7/5$125.00Required by NC DENR prior to taking the North Carolina Water Pollution Control Grade I Biological Wastewater Operator certification examination. Grade I is considered entry-level and may be taken by anyone who desires to become a certified operator. Text is required; contact the BRCC bookstore for titles and cost.
SEF-8407-204HAZWOPER Refresher Online - 8 HoursInternet-Based Course06/05/201706/15/20171/9$70.00OSHA-required refresher for students who have completed HAZWOPER 40 Hour and/or 24 Hour Spill Response certifications. Training as specified in 29 CFR 1910.120. All course work will be completed online. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date.
SEF-8407-205HAZWOPER Refresher Online - 8 HoursInternet-Based Course07/17/201707/27/20170/10$70.00OSHA-required refresher for students who have completed HAZWOPER 40 Hour and/or 24 Hour Spill Response certifications. Training as specified in 29 CFR 1910.120. All course work will be completed online. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date.
SEF-8406-202WW Treatment-Disinfect-Chlorin OnlineInternet-Based Course06/05/201706/15/20170/15$70.00Students will explore the rudiments of wastewater treatment. The topics of this course include general issues operators face when disinfecting wastewater. Approved by NC DENR for ten (10) recertification hours for wastewater operators only. Along with reading assignments from the text, each course is enhanced with audio, up-to-date photographs, interactive exercises and online links related to the course topics. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date. All course work will be completed online. Please provide your wastewater operator certification number on the registration form.
SEF-8405-202WW-Primary Treatment OnlineInternet-Based Course07/17/201707/27/20170/15$70.00Students will explore the rudiments of wastewater treatment. The topics of this course include general issues regarding the steps in primary treatment of wastewater. Approved by NC DENR for ten (10) recertification hours for wastewater operators only. Along with reading assignments from the text, each course is enhanced with audio, up-to-date photographs, interactive exercises and online links related to the course topics. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date. All course work will be completed online. Please provide your wastewater operator certification number on the registration form.
AUT-8203-402Outdoor Power Equipment (OPE) IHenderson County06/05/201707/19/2017H. Heaton5/5$126.30This entry level course will provide basic knowledge and skills for entry level employment in power equipment dealership or repair. Through hands on experiences, students learn the basic mechanical skills to repair and rebuild small engines. The course focuses on maintenance of systems for equipment performance.
APP-8203-405Welding IHenderson County06/06/201706/22/201710/2$88.80Learn the different welding symbols, shop math and safety procedures through hands-on experience with various types of welding techniques. This entry level course will provide MIG, TIG and STIC welding process training. Anyone looking to enter the lucrative welding trade, increase skills and knowledge should enroll. Students are required to purchase personal safety equipment prior to the first day of class.
APP-8203-406Welding IHenderson County07/11/201707/27/20172/10$88.80Learn the different welding symbols, shop math and safety procedures through hands-on experience with various types of welding techniques. This entry level course will provide MIG, TIG and STIC welding process training. Anyone looking to enter the lucrative welding trade, increase skills and knowledge should enroll. Students are required to purchase personal safety equipment prior to the first day of class.
APP-8204-505Welding IIHenderson County06/06/201706/22/20170/12$88.80Gain additional opportunities to practice the various types of welding learn in Welding I with greater emphasis on refinement of welding skills, math, symbols and blueprint reading. You should have completed Level I welding or have welding experience prior to registering for this class. Please bring personal safety equipment to the first day of class.
APP-8204-506Welding IIHenderson County07/11/201707/27/20173/9$88.80Gain additional opportunities to practice the various types of welding learn in Welding I with greater emphasis on refinement of welding skills, math, symbols and blueprint reading. You should have completed Level I welding or have welding experience prior to registering for this class. Please bring personal safety equipment to the first day of class.
WLD-8133-404Welding Fabrication IHenderson County06/12/201706/28/20171/11$88.80Learn the basics of metal fabrication through this project based course. You will start with an idea and work through inception, choosing the right materials, preparing a materials list and welding the project together. A basic understanding of the three major welding processes (STICK, MIG, and TIG) is a pre-requisite for this class including welding experience or completion of Welding I.
WLD-8133-405Welding Fabrication IHenderson County07/10/201707/26/20170/12$88.80Learn the basics of metal fabrication through this project based course. You will start with an idea and work through inception, choosing the right materials, preparing a materials list and welding the project together. A basic understanding of the three major welding processes (STICK, MIG, and TIG) is a pre-requisite for this class including welding experience or completion of Welding I.
CSP-8033-421Learning and Loving WatercolorTransylvania County06/13/201707/25/2017G. Grissom1/14$70.00Develop 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 when you register.
FLI-8762-411Beginning Spanish IIIHenderson County06/07/201708/02/2017H. Harney3/19$70.00Continue to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. The main points to be covered include: irregular present tense verbs, cardinal and ordinal numbers, shortened forms of adjectives, possessive adjectives, demonstrative adjectives, and vocabulary related to times, dates, holidays, family, friends and occupations. Prerequisite: Beginning Spanish II or equivalent proficiency.
FLI-8763-411Beginning Spanish ConversationHenderson County06/06/201708/01/2017H. Harney1/21$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 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.
FLI-8762-801Beginning Spanish III06/05/201707/31/2017T. Tierson5/17$70.00Continue to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. The main points to be covered include: irregular present tense verbs, cardinal and ordinal numbers, shortened forms of adjectives, possessive adjectives, demonstrative adjectives, and vocabulary related to times, dates, holidays, family, friends and occupations. Prerequisite: Beginning Spanish II or equivalent proficiency.
FLI-8766-411Introduction to Destinos SpanishHenderson County06/08/201708/03/2017H. Harney4/18$70.00Destinos teaches speaking, listening, and comprehension skills in Spanish. This telenovela, or Spanish soap opera, immerses students in everyday situations with native speakers and introduces the cultures, accents, and dialects of Mexico, Spain, Argentina, and Puerto Rico. This course will allow students to review advanced grammar, direct and indirect objects, pronouns, gender and verb tenses.
FLI-8794-802Intro to Spanish Comp Thru LiteratureVision Jesus06/06/201708/01/2017T. Tierson6/16$70.00Through Spanish literature, you will be introduced to combining advanced composition and beginning literary analysis, acquire new vocabulary and grammar and improve in reading and writing fluency. Additionally, you will be introduced to the culture and customs of Latin America.
FLI-8784-411Intro to Spanish Literature & CultureHenderson County06/05/201707/31/2017T. Tierson4/18$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 Mexico for students to gain a better understanding of its culture and customs.
OSH-8051-401OSHA Stds for General Industry 10 HrHenderson County06/20/201706/21/2017B. Boardley0/25$70.00The OSHA for General Industry 10 Hour covers the major provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Participants will learn how to locate and interpret OSHA standards and how to identify critical safety and health issues with OSHA-authorized curriculum and instructor. If you wish to receive an official OSHA course completion card, please bring $5 cash, check or money order to the first class. This is a processing fee charged by the OTI Education Centers.
CSP-8620-800Mixed Media Painting06/19/201707/31/20173/9$70.00Learn mixed media basics using familiar materials with different acrylic applications, creative backgrounds, texturing, layering, integrating objects, scribbling and more. Anyone with little or no prior experience is welcome. At the end of the course, you will have a few pieces of your own original artwork. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
OSH-8019-402Forklift Driver and OperationHenderson County06/13/201706/13/2017B. Boardley0/10$71.30Gain an overview of the OSHA - Powered Industrial Vehicle Standard including design, controls, and instrumentation, safety awareness and stability.
SEF-8409-20324 Hour Moderate Risk HAZWOPER OnlineInternet-Based Course07/10/201707/27/20170/20$70.00OSHA-required training meeting the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120 for HAZMAT technicians needing 24 hour Moderate Risk certification. All course work will be completed online. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date.
CSP-8482-511Henderson County History & Heritage IIHenderson County06/29/201708/03/2017G. Giles4/16$60.00This second course of Henderson County history will explore the years from the Civil War to the present. Learn about Henderson County during the Civil War, Reconstruction, the Great Depression, World Wars I and II and the post-war era. Examine the impact of cultural changes, political and economic issues, agriculture, transportation, religious history, education, industrialization, the arts, black history, and contributions of women.
FLI-8753-411Intermediate Spanish IIIHenderson County06/05/201707/31/2017M. Marquez0/22$70.00Continue to practice present and past tense forms, learn the present progressive tense, work with reflexive verbs and study topical vocabulary. Prerequisite: Intermediate Spanish II or equivalent proficiency.
NOS-8000-421Windows 10Transylvania County05/31/201707/26/2017D. Duval1/9$75.00Get familiar with the computer concepts accessible in the Microsoft Operating System, Windows 10. Organize the items in the new Start Screen, manipulate appications, and user interface along with navigating the file system, control panel and more. You will begin your exploration by learning general computer concepts, multitasking techniques, file management and how to use the cloud for your workplace. Find out how new features work and why they work that way. This class is for beginner to intermediate users new to Windows 10. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase the required book before class begins.
ACC-8112-431QuickBooks & Accounting BasicsTransylvania County06/05/201707/24/2017D. Duval6/4$130.00Learn the basics of QuickBooks, a comprehensive accounting and financial software system used in many small to mid-sized businesses. This course includes accounting basics in order to better understand the applications and processes in QuickBooks as well as the importance of applying these basics to any business. This course is relaxed, informative and for beginners and those who want to enhance their basic accounting and QuickBooks knowledge. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase the required books before class begins.
AUT-8327-506Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County06/05/201706/06/2017G. Galloway2/17$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
AUT-8327-507Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County07/24/201707/25/2017G. Galloway1/18$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
AUT-8321-506OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County06/07/201706/08/2017G. Galloway4/14$70.00Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8 hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in class for both certification and recertification. Students will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Register early, class size is limited.
AUT-8321-507OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County07/26/201707/27/2017G. Galloway0/18$70.00Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8 hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in class for both certification and recertification. Students will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Register early, class size is limited.
CSP-8678-421Autumn GardeningTransylvania County06/21/201706/28/2017D. Dixon0/15$40.00Learn how to keep gardening even after summer comes to an end. In this class, you will be exposed to options that will allow you to garden all winter long. Start crops now and store in the ground during winter. Add cold frames to the landscape and grow your own salad makings. Learn how you can bring summer plants inside to use and protect until the weather warms up again.
CSP-8678-431Autumn GardeningTransylvania County06/22/201706/29/2017D. Dixon2/13$40.00Learn how to keep gardening even after summer comes to an end. In this class, you will be exposed to options that will allow you to garden all winter long. Start crops now and store in the ground during winter. Add cold frames to the landscape and grow your own salad makings. Learn how you can bring summer plants inside to use and protect until the weather warms up again.
CSP-8679-431Basic Beginners Shag DanceTransylvania County06/01/201707/06/2017B. Bryson1/15$61.30Enjoy this fun-filled course for couples and singles who like the shag music from the sixties, while benefiting from great exercise! Learn rhythmic timing with a six-count basic shag step and simple turns. Have fun while learning the basics, male and female turns, social dance steps and lead/follow steps.
AUT-8327-431Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County05/30/201705/31/2017G. Galloway2/13$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 class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
AUT-8327-531Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County06/12/201706/13/2017G. Galloway0/15$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Register early as class size is limited.
AUT-8321-531OBD Emission Inspection CertificationTransylvania County06/14/201706/15/2017G. Galloway0/15$70.00Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8 hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in class for both certification and recertification. Students will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Register early, class size is limited.
CSP-8288-431Reiki Energy Healing, Level ITransylvania County06/05/201706/14/2017G. Gale4/2$56.30Learn how to increase your energy level and healing ability for yourself and others. Reiki also reduces pain and stress. Reiki is gentle healing touch that complements traditional medical treatment, natural therapies and hospice care. You will practice doing Reiki on yourself and others and receive the four attunements that empower you to enhance Reiki energy through your hands. No previous experience necessary.
HOS-8086-4214-HR Servsafe Food Safety Manager ReviewTransylvania County06/19/201706/19/2017S. Smith3/12$70.00This class will review information from the National Restaurant Association's (NRA) ServSafe Manager 6th Edition Book before taking the proctored two hour 09-ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Examination. North Carolina 15A .2600 Rules Governing Food Protection and Sanitation of Food Establishments states that food service establishments must have a certified manager present at all times of operation. Food establishments will receive a deduction of two points on food safety inspection scores if this requirement is not met. The student will be responsible for reading and performing all book related activities prior to attending the course. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase required answer sheet before class begins.
CSP-8109-431Outdoor Photography WorkshopTransylvania County05/31/201707/05/2017S. St. Romain1/9$51.30Learn the art of outdoor photography by capturing and creating moments that explore the essence of our environment. Our subjects will be still photography, wildlife, and scenery. You will also learn the additive and subtractive elements of lighting, backgrounds and copying. Bring your camera to class.
FLI-8797-401German Language 101Henderson County06/01/201707/27/20170/12$125.00Begin to learn German through this introductory class designed for understanding, speaking, reading and writing German. Emphasis is placed on pronunciation, parts of speech, communicative phrases, culture and skills for language acquisition. Upon completion, you should be able to identify and apply basic grammar concepts, display cultural awareness and communicate in simple phrases in German.
FLI-8798-401German in the WorkplaceHenderson County06/01/201707/27/20171/11$125.00Learn applied German generally used in the workplace to facilitate basic communication with people whose native language is German. Emphasis is placed on oral communication and career specific vocabulary that targets business and industry. Upon completion, you should be able to communicate at a functional level with native speakers and demonstrate cultural sensitivity.
SEF-8132-409Notary Public EducationHenderson County06/03/201706/03/2017R. Roberts9/11$75.00The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. Students must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You must also speak, read, and write English. You will receive instruction on the notary public application process. Students will be required to provide a government issued picture ID such as driver's license. Registration Fee of $75 includes books and materials, which will be provided in class.
SEF-8132-410Notary Public EducationHenderson County06/24/201706/24/2017W. Whitaker5/15$75.00The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. Students must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You must also speak, read, and write English. You will receive instruction on the notary public application process. Students will be required to provide a government issued picture ID such as driver's license. Registration Fee of $75 includes books and materials, which will be provided in class.
SEF-8132-411Notary Public EducationTransylvania County07/13/201707/13/2017G. Gavalas4/16$75.00The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. Students must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You must also speak, read, and write English. You will receive instruction on the notary public application process. Students will be required to provide a government issued picture ID such as driver's license. Registration Fee of $75 includes books and materials, which will be provided in class.
SEF-8132-412Notary Public EducationHenderson County07/29/201707/29/2017R. Roberts1/19$75.00The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. Students must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You must also speak, read, and write English. You will receive instruction on the notary public application process. Students will be required to provide a government issued picture ID such as driver's license. Registration Fee of $75 includes books and materials, which will be provided in class.
SEF-8132-413Notary Public EducationTransylvania County08/11/201708/11/2017G. Gavalas0/20$75.00The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. Students must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You must also speak, read, and write English. You will receive instruction on the notary public application process. Students will be required to provide a government issued picture ID such as driver's license. Registration Fee of $75 includes books and materials, which will be provided in class.
ACC-8112-405QuickBooks & Accounting BasicsHenderson County06/07/201707/10/2017W. Waddell0/12$130.00Learn the basics of QuickBooks, a comprehensive accounting and financial software system used in many small to mid-sized businesses. This course includes accounting basics in order to better understand the applications and processes in QuickBooks as well as the importance of applying these basics to any business. This course is relaxed, informative and for beginners and those who want to enhance their basic accounting and QuickBooks knowledge. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase the required books before class begins.
RLS-8704-402Real Estate Selected TopicsHenderson County06/07/201706/21/2017W. Whitaker0/20$125.00Get 30-hours of post-licensing education. Real Estate Broker required training to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. This course consists of high-level advanced instruction covering special topics. It includes land use controls, miscellaneous law issues, sale of undeveloped land and other special topics. Textbook required: NC Real Estate Manual.
RLS-8702-403Broker Relationships and ResponsibilitieHenderson County07/10/201707/24/2017W. Whitaker0/20$125.00Real Estate Broker required training to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Get 30-hours of post-licensing education. This course consists of high-level advanced instruction covering Agency relationships and duties to principals and third parties, working with sellers and working with buyers. This course also includes issues confronted when agents leave/change firms with the resulting licenses and education concerns. Textbook required: NC Real Estate Manual.
RLS-8706-503Broker Contracts & ClosingsHenderson County07/17/201708/09/2017W. Whitaker1/19$125.00Real Estate Broker required training to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Get 30-hours of post-licensing education. This course consists of high level advanced instruction covering contracts and closing. This course will also discuss license status and education issues. Textbook required: NC Real Estate Manual.
RLS-8702-404Broker Relationships and ResponsibilitieHenderson County06/19/201707/12/2017W. Whitaker1/19$125.00Real Estate Broker required training to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Get 30-hours of post-licensing education. This course consists of high-level advanced instruction covering Agency relationships and duties to principals and third parties, working with sellers and working with buyers. This course also includes issues confronted when agents leave/change firms with the resulting licenses and education concerns. Textbook required: NC Real Estate Manual.
CSP-8407-431Yoga for Every BodyTransylvania County06/06/201706/29/2017C. Coffey5/5$56.30Learn to unite breath with movement, flexibility with strength and lessons "on the mat" with perspective in life. The objective of class is to facilitate your practice in a safe, noncompetitive and welcoming environment. Individuals of all ages and levels of experience are welcome. You should wear comfortable clothing and bring your own mat and towel.
CSP-8060-421Exploring Appalachian Cultures ITransylvania County06/26/201706/29/2017H. Holland2/13$65.00Learn the history, the heritage of Native Americans, geography and places of interest, and the people whose lives have contributed to the cultural development of the Appalachian region. The impact of the changes during the last century on this region will also be explored
SEF-8912-401Facebook for BusinessHenderson County06/08/201706/20/2017C. Czarnecki2/18$75.00Discover the keys to professional business communication using Facebook. You will learn how to leverage the cloud with digital brand asset management. This course will introduce the dozens of features and benefits of Facebook and the cloud that can be used in your business strategy. Students should have at least a year of experience using Facebook as an individual before enrolling in this course.
OST-8006-402Google BasicsHenderson County06/08/201706/20/2017C. Czarnecki1/19$75.00Gain hands-on learning with the Google Productivity Suite of Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Drive (compare to MS Outlook). Learn to easily send, receive and manage Gmail, to create, share and maintain multiple Gmail calendars and create, share and save documents and spreadsheets in Google Drive. You must have a Gmail account set up prior to attending class.
CSP-8652-421Introduction to Digital PhotographyTransylvania County07/10/201707/13/2017K. King2/8$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-8665-800Round Hand CalligraphyFletcher YMCA06/05/201707/10/2017T. Tickle3/9$65.00Learn the classic 'Round Hand' or 'Foundation Hand' style of calligraphy along with correct approaches to spacing and layout. Once learned, the Round Hand can be used alone or easily adapted into many other styles, hence the term foundation. This class is a great introduction to calligraphy and should be taken prior to the advanced course where other styles are studied. In this class, you will produce a finished piece such as a poem or favorite quotation including color, if desired.
CSP-8569-800Rubber Stamping TechniquesAthletics and Activity Center06/06/201707/18/2017C. Carroll6/6$55.00Gain a better understanding of rubber stamping techniques. This course will cover advanced embossing, card folds and coloring techniques all of which are important in taking the art of stamping to the next level. In this class you will complete nine cards, a gift bag, a gift tag and a gift box. Registration fee includes the cost of materials.
CSP-8653-511Native American Style Leather CraftsHenderson County07/06/201708/10/2017P. Pressley2/13$96.30Learn how to make various items from soft leather such as medicine drawstring bags, side bag, dream catchers and more. You will also make rustic Native American style jewelry using leather, bone, beads and other natural materials. Registration fee includes the cost of materials.
CSP-8614-800Intro to the Native American FluteAthletics and Activity Center06/05/201707/17/2017M. McDaniel6/6$50.00Learn to play the Native American Flute at the beginner level. In addition to technique topics include design, variations and tunings. You will learn scale, modes, fingering and breathing/tongue techniques to become proficient at playing music with this historical and beautiful instrument.
CSP-8614-511Intro to the Native American FluteHenderson County06/05/201707/17/2017M. McDaniel2/10$50.00Learn to play the Native American Flute at the beginner level. In addition to technique topics include design, variations and tunings. You will learn scale, modes, fingering and breathing/tongue techniques to become proficient at playing music with this historical and beautiful instrument.
FLI-8762-802Beginning Spanish IIIRaflatac06/06/201708/08/2017M. Marquez1/21$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-8681-511Improvisational TechniquesHenderson County07/10/201708/14/20171/9$55.00Discover your "inner performer" and learn the basic rules and techniques of improvisational comedy through active participation on-stage. In this class, you will learn skills to help you become comfortable in unfamiliar and challenging situations. You will experience setbacks, as well as success, learning to keep each in proper perspective. So, come join us each week and experience being appreciated and applauded for your courage and creativity.there is nothing quite like that feeling!
FLI-8760-411Beginning Spanish IHenderson County06/28/201708/11/2017B. Byrd2/20$70.00Learn to acquire the basic skills necessary to listen, speak, read, write and understand Spanish and the Hispanic culture. 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 present tense regular verbs and common conversational phrases.
NUR-8235-906Medical TerminologyInternet-Based Course06/14/201708/04/20170/1$130.00Learn the language of health care. Familiarize yourself with the systemic structure and how words are formed. Words are pronounced through your computer speaker. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase required books and supplies before class begins.
CSP-8407-411Yoga for Every BodyHenderson County06/07/201707/26/2017M. McDorman4/8$56.30Learn to unite breath with movement, flexibility with strength and lessons "on the mat" with perspective in life. The objective of class is to facilitate your practice in a safe, noncompetitive and welcoming environment. Individuals of all ages and levels of experience are welcome. You should wear comfortable clothing and bring your own mat and towel.
CSP-8552-800Wire Wrapping Jewelry Making06/06/201706/13/2017T. Till-Fidelman3/4$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 or glasses is necessary. The cost of materials is included in the registration fee.
CSP-8599-800Wire Wrapping Pendant Jewelry08/01/201708/08/2017T. Till-Fidelman1/6$51.30Learn 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 or glasses is necessary. Approximate cost of supplies $25.00. Off-campus location, please see page XX for address
FLI-8786-907Spanish for Medical Professionals - DLInternet-Based Course07/12/201709/01/20170/1$75.00With increasing numbers of Spanish-speaking patients entering the healthcare system every year, it's more crucial than ever for health professionals to learn medical Spanish. What's more, adding Spanish skills to your résumé can broaden your career horizons. Starting with the basics of Spanish pronunciation, you'll move right into simple words for everyday topics including colors, numbers, conversational phrases, family names, and words for asking questions. Next, you'll get to the meat of the course as you discover how to ask about pain, symptoms, medical histories, insurance, and patients' feelings. You'll also learn how to talk about body parts, diets, and medical care and treatment. Along the way, entertaining games and stories will help you practice your new vocabulary as you gain awareness about Latin American culture. By the end of this course, you'll have a strong foundation in basic medical Spanish that you can build on for years to come. ¡Vamos! (Let's go!)

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