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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 Healthcare page, the Law Enforcement page or the Emergency Services page for more information.

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

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

Step 1

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

Step 2

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

Step 3

Select Your Course
Select the box beside the course you want to have added to your “shopping cart”. Deselect the box to remove a course from your cart or simply remove it under the selected classes at the bottom.

Step 4

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


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Student information is not automatically updated when a course registration is received through the online registration process.

For assistance or to make changes to your student information, please email us at ewdce@blueridge.edu or call (828) 694-1735.


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Course Title Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Seats taken/open Price
SEF-8565-511Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County11/26/201811/27/2018G. Dudas1/17$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. Topics covered include an overview of DMV regulations, inspection procedures, and proper use of diagnostic equipment. NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is included in registration fee. Register early, class size is limited.
SEF-8565-512Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County12/10/201812/11/2018G. Dudas1/17$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. Topics covered include an overview of DMV regulations, inspection procedures, and proper use of diagnostic equipment. NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is included in registration fee. Register early, class size is limited.
SEF-8566-511OBD Emissions InspectionHenderson County11/28/201811/29/2018G. Dudas3/15$71.30Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD Inspector. 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 state certification exam administered in class. Topics covered include an overview of DMV regulations, inspection procedures, and proper use of diagnostic equipment. NC Emissions/OBD Regulations Manual is included in registration fee. Register early, class size is limited.
SEF-8566-512OBD Emissions InspectionHenderson County12/12/201812/13/2018G. Dudas1/17$71.30Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD Inspector. 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 state certification exam administered in class. Topics covered include an overview of DMV regulations, inspection procedures, and proper use of diagnostic equipment. NC Emissions/OBD Regulations Manual is included in registration fee. Register early, class size is limited.
SEF-8944-407Welding IHenderson County11/20/201812/12/2018J. Gordon0/12$125.00Learn 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.
SEF-8949-402Utility Cave-In Protection-Comp PersonHenderson County11/27/201811/27/2018J. Edwards10/2$70.00Approved by NC DENR for six (6) recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Topics include: causes of cave-ins, classification and determination of soil types, backhoe safety and hazardous condition inspection, protection systems (sloping, shielding and shoring), trenching and shoring techniques, water hazard considerations, excavation safety and accident prevention. . This course will provide 6 hours of continuing education credits to those that hold a water/wastewater license. Please bring your operator certification card(s) to class.
CSP-8599-800Wire Wrapping Pendant JewelryFletcher Town Hall11/19/201811/26/2018E. Till-Fidelman4/16$56.30Learn 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
SEF-8976-501Math Refresher for Water & WastewaterHenderson County12/11/201812/11/2018J. Edwards3/13$70.00This is a six hour re-certification course for water and wastewater treatment plant operators. Learn about math, conversions and the use of formulas to determine volumes, flows, retention times, loading rates and other pertinent math operations. Please bring a calculator to class.
CSP-8717-512NC Concealed Carry Handgun TrainingHenderson County12/10/201812/11/20180/15$100.00Learn the legal issues around a concealed carry permit, handgun safety and proper storage, different types of handguns, how to proper clean and maintenance 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
SEF-8132-603Notary Public EducationHenderson County12/15/201812/15/2018G. Gavalas6/14$80.00The 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-8132-423Notary Public EducationTransylvania County11/30/201811/30/2018G. Gavalas19/1$80.00The 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.
AUT-8327-532Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County11/26/201811/27/2018J. Galloway1/19$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-8327-533Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County12/03/201812/04/2018J. Galloway0/20$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in 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.
SEF-8406-201WW Treatment-Disinfect-Chlorin OnlineInternet-Based Course11/19/201811/30/2018M. Eaker1/29$90.00Students 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-8407-203HAZWOPER Refresher Online - 8 HoursInternet-Based Course11/19/201811/30/2018M. Eaker0/30$90.00OSHA-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.
AUT-8321-531OBD Emission Inspection CertificationTransylvania County12/05/201812/06/2018J. Galloway0/20$71.30Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8 hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in class for both certification and recertification. Students will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Register early, class size is limited.
SEF-8994-401Advanced ExcelHenderson County11/26/201812/12/20184/16$75.00Increase your knowledge with Excel's powerful analytical and decision making tools. Advanced Excel is all about analyzing data using specialized tools such as specialized functions, lookups, pivot tables, and automation, resulting in time saving skills and stronger decision making. This class is paced for students comfortable with excel. Pre-requisites: Intermediate Excel skills: Formulas, formatting, graphs & charts and tables & ranges.
SEF-8560-531Bicycle Mechanics IITransylvania County11/20/201811/27/20189/1$71.30Build on the skills learned in Bicycle Mechanics I in this course that takes you to the next level of bicycle mechanic skills. Learn wheel mechanics and truing, drivetrain install, headset service and adjustments. Students are required to bring an essential tool kit to the first class and the list of required tools will be provided upon registration (approximate value $90).
SEF-8573-531Bicycle Mechanics IIITransylvania County12/04/201812/11/20185/5$71.30Building on the skills learned in Bicycle Mechanics I and II, this course takes you to the ultimate level of bicycle mechanic skills. Revisit wheel truing and tensioning. Learn bottom bracket overhaul, cable and housing installation, suspension technology and adjustments and bicycle fitting. Students are required to bring an essential tool kit to class. A supply list will be provided upon registration. Please bring your bike and tools to the first class.
AUT-8327-511Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County11/26/201811/27/2018G. Dudas3/17$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-8327-512Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County12/10/201812/11/2018G. Dudas0/20$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in 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-8321-511OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County11/28/201811/29/2018G. Dudas6/14$71.30Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8 hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in 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-8321-512OBD Emission Inspection CertificationHenderson County12/12/201812/13/2018G. Dudas1/19$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 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.
RLS-8704-406Real Estate Selected TopicsHenderson County11/27/201812/19/2018R. Whitaker5/15$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.
SEF-9034-911Fundamentals of Technical Writing-DLInternet-Based Course11/14/201801/04/2019M. Eaker3/32$90.00Do you have a knack for explaining complex subjects in a way that makes them easy to understand? If so, you should consider entering the well-paying field of technical writing. This course will teach you the skills you need to succeed as a technical writer. You will learn to translate complex information into easily understood language, and to become a wizard at marrying the art of publishing with the science of technology. You'll learn the secrets of successful technical writers, including technical writing conventions, interviewing skills, desktop publishing and formatting techniques, key tips for developing graphics and templates, documentation management, and how to publish documents both on paper and electronically. You'll also learn how to get your first job as a technical writer, plus tricks of the trade that enable you to create high-quality documentation with less work.
SEF-8408-20240 Hr HAZWOPER Haz Waste Opns Hybrid11/14/201812/13/2018J. Borntrager6/9$200.00OSHA-required 40 Hour HAZWOPER certification meeting the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120 for hazardous waste site personnel, supervisors, and managers. Students must complete all online course lessons and quizzes before coming to the hands-on at BRCC campus. Required hands-on component will be ????? in ARTS 120. Final exam will be completed during the hands-on session. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase required books and supplies before class begins. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by e-mail on the course start date.
SEF-8442-911Legal Nurse Consulting - DLInternet-Based Course11/14/201801/04/2019M. Eaker1/34$90.00If you've dreamed of using your medical background as the basis for a new and lucrative career, you might want to consider legal nurse consulting. Attorneys are increasingly relying on experienced nurses to help them understand and resolve complex medical cases or claims. This course will introduce you to the specific legal fields where your skills and knowledge are most needed. You'll receive a step-by-step introduction to areas such as tort law, criminal law, medical malpractice, civil and criminal litigation practice, legal research and writing, legal ethics, personal injury, and more. By the end of the course, you'll have a solid foundation in several different areas of law to help you understand exactly what you can do to assist attorneys in all phases of civil and criminal litigation. You'll also learn to create your very own legal nurse consulting practice from the ground up, including strategic advice on creating a business plan and marketing your services to interested attorneys.
SEF-8935-911Medical Terminology - DLInternet-Based Course11/14/201801/04/2019M. Eaker1/34$90.00This course teaches medical terminology from an anatomical approach. Root terms are divided by each body system. The origin, a combined form, and an example of non-medical everyday usage is provided for each root term. Word Associations are provided as a learning tool. Unusual and interesting information is provided in regards to each term. Root terms are combined with prefixes and suffixes as your learning will culminate in the interpretation of several paragraphs of medical notes.
SEF-9018-911Response Intervention Reading StrategiesInternet-Based Course11/14/201801/04/2019M. Eaker1/34$100.00Learn the right ways to help your struggling readers make steady progress throughout the year in this self-paced course. You will find that this course gives you the power to teach flexibly and creatively, without the need for extra training in literacy or fluency. Whether you're working with struggling readers in kindergarten or 12th grade, you will find that these strategies work with a full 80% of students, without the need for special pull-outs or extra IEP intervention. Why? Because RTI gets to the root of the problem-quickly. As an added bonus, there's nothing quite like helping students discover the pleasures of reading. You will discover tools like Elkonin Boxes, alphabetic arcs, Bloom's Taxonomy, and new and exciting graphic organizers. Whether you're working with struggling readers in kindergarten or 12th grade, you will find that these strategies work with a full 80% of students, without the need for special pull-outs or extra IEP intervention. Why? Because RTI gets to the root of the problem-quickly.
SEF-9010-511Mystery Writing - DLInternet-Based Course11/14/201801/04/2019M. Eaker1/34$80.00Learn the techniques you need to know to become a best-selling mystery author. Mystery Writing begins by introducing the four story types and then explains how they relate to mysteries. It then reveals the three-act story structure, which is any story's key to success. Next, it shows you how to propel the action forward to a climax, followed by a catharsis in which your readers feel the release of tension that accompanies a great finish. The difference between story and plot is one of the most important distinctions in fiction writing--and one that many professional authors don't fully understand. But you will have mastered it by the end of this course. You'll also get a chance to experiment with viewpoints and see which one works best for your mystery. And you'll write a complete scene from your story and learn the internal structure that makes every scene feel right. Finally, delve into the special techniques that apply to mysteries, including crime scene description, MacGuffins, and the use of red herrings to misdirect your readers and create suspense. When you have questions or insights to share, you can join your instructor and classmates in a dynamic, interactive discussion area. Follow the guidelines taught in this course, and you'll be well on your way to writing a successful mystery of your very own!
SEF-8925-911Medical Terminology Series-DLInternet-Based Course11/14/201802/08/2019M. Eaker1/34$199.00Learn the language of health care. Familiarize yourself with the systemic structure and how words are formed. Learn names of diseases of the different human systems.
SEF-9038-911Human Anatomy & Physiology-DLInternet-Based Course11/14/201801/04/2019M. Eaker1/34$90.00This online course begins with an explanation of the nature of matter and a review of the principles of chemistry that are important to human physiology. We'll place an emphasis on the organization of the human body and the differences between nonliving matter and living organisms. We'll cover cell anatomy and physiology because all life processes are ultimately carried out at the cellular level. You'll learn principles of genetics and gain an understanding of how traits are passed from one generation to the next. After we've established this foundation, we'll survey the anatomy and physiology of each of our 11 organ systems. You'll learn how our nervous system allows us to receive, process, and interpret sensation and send messages to our muscles and glands. We'll cover the skeletal and muscular systems, learning how they make movement possible, and also about some of their little-known but equally essential functions. This course explains how the circulatory and respiratory systems work together to provide our bodies with the oxygen our tissues need, and how they work together with the skin and kidneys. You'll learn how our bodies fight off diseases, and how our digestive system converts the food we eat into energy and tissues. We'll also spend time on the endocrine system, which supplies the hormones we need for our survival, and the reproductive system. Additionally, each lesson includes information about specific disorders that may happen to our bodies, and we'll talk about recent advances in medicine. By the end of this course, you'll have a greater appreciation and understanding of the complexity of the human body!

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

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