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Course Title Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Seats taken/open Price
LEX-8002-521Electronic Notary PublicTransylvania County12/15/202212/15/2022R. Whitaker8/10$95.00Become an Electronic Notary Public with this course. You will learn about the legal, ethical, and procedural requirements of the Notary Act set forth in the General Statute 10B Article 2. In order to take this course, you must currently hold a valid commission as a notary public in North Carolina. You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license, and your current Notary Public number. Registration fee includes the Electronic notary class booklets.
CSP-8717-411NC Concealed Carry Handgun TrainingHenderson County01/10/202301/12/2023D. Dessenberger3/9$100.00Learn the legal issues around a concealed carry permit, handgun safety, proper storage, types of handguns, how to properly clean and maintain a handgun and so much more in the NC Concealed Carry Handgun (CCH) NCDOJ Standard Course. The registration fee includes the State DOJ CCH Training guide and other materials needed for this class. No guns or live ammunition are allowed to be brought to campus for this course.
CSP-8717-412NC Concealed Carry Handgun TrainingHenderson County03/21/202303/23/2023D. Dessenberger0/12$100.00Learn the legal issues around a concealed carry permit, handgun safety, proper storage, types of handguns, how to properly clean and maintain a handgun and so much more in the NC Concealed Carry Handgun (CCH) NCDOJ Standard Course. The registration fee includes the State DOJ CCH Training guide and other materials needed for this class. No guns or live ammunition are allowed to be brought to campus for this course.
CSP-8717-511NC Concealed Carry Handgun TrainingHenderson County05/23/202305/25/2023D. Dessenberger0/12$100.00Learn the legal issues around a concealed carry permit, handgun safety, proper storage, types of handguns, how to properly clean and maintain a handgun and so much more in the NC Concealed Carry Handgun (CCH) NCDOJ Standard Course. The registration fee includes the State DOJ CCH Training guide and other materials needed for this class. No guns or live ammunition are allowed to be brought to campus for this course.
CSP-8717-512NC Concealed Carry Handgun TrainingHenderson County07/18/202307/20/2023D. Dessenberger0/12$100.00Learn the legal issues around a concealed carry permit, handgun safety, proper storage, types of handguns, how to properly clean and maintain a handgun and so much more in the NC Concealed Carry Handgun (CCH) NCDOJ Standard Course. The registration fee includes the State DOJ CCH Training guide and other materials needed for this class. No guns or live ammunition are allowed to be brought to campus for this course.
FLI-8824-800Intermediate German IHenderson County02/07/202303/28/2023I. Durre1/11$75.00Continue learning German Grammar and developing its application in speaking, listening, reading, and writing German, including some translation to and from German. You will need to have taken German for Beginners IV or equivalent familiarity with the basics of the German language to take this course.
FLI-8825-800Intermediate German IIHenderson County04/11/202306/13/2023I. Durre1/14$75.00Continue learning German Grammar and developing its application in speaking, listening, reading, and writing German, including some translation to and from German. You will need to have taken at least Intermediate German I or equivalent familiarity with the basics of the German language to take this course.
FLI-8812-800German for Beginners IHenderson County02/08/202303/29/2023I. Durre4/11$70.00Experience learning another language. In this first of a two-part introductory course, you will begin the study of the German language. Learn to acquire the basic skills necessary to listen, speak, read, write and understand German. Emphasis will be on developing conversational and reading and writing skills.
FLI-8813-800German for Beginners IIHenderson County04/12/202306/14/2023I. Durre3/12$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-8636-401Sketching without FearHenderson County06/07/202306/28/2023J. Camp1/9$60.00Learn to draw what you see around you every day. You will be introduced to the pure joy of sketching the world from your unique perspective in this class. We will begin with exercises that teach you how to be observant, non-judgmental and able to start drawing right away. Supplies will be discussed during the first class. All levels are welcomed.
CSP-8022-411Beginning Cake DecoratingHenderson County02/06/202302/23/2023M. Ruff3/9$70.00Learn the art of creating beautiful icing flowers, border designs, and various piping techniques. You will gain the skills for how to make icing, bake, torte, fill, frost, and decorate cakes & cupcakes. This course is great for beginners with no prior experience or those wanting to refresh their skills. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8022-412Beginning Cake DecoratingHenderson County04/10/202304/27/2023M. Ruff0/12$70.00Learn the art of creating beautiful icing flowers, border designs, and various piping techniques. You will gain the skills for how to make icing, bake, torte, fill, frost, and decorate cakes & cupcakes. This course is great for beginners with no prior experience or those wanting to refresh their skills. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8022-511Beginning Cake DecoratingHenderson County06/05/202306/22/2023M. Ruff0/12$70.00Learn the art of creating beautiful icing flowers, border designs, and various piping techniques. You will gain the skills for how to make icing, bake, torte, fill, frost, and decorate cakes & cupcakes. This course is great for beginners with no prior experience or those wanting to refresh their skills. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8775-401Animal CommunicationHenderson County02/18/202302/18/202311/9$35.00Learn how to communicate with your pet intuitively and telepathically to better understand the reasons behind their behavior. Experience a balance of information and confidence-building, inner awareness exercises designed to assist in developing your intuitive, multi-sensory and telepathic abilities. You'll learn how to meet the needs of your pet as you listen within and embody new ways of perceiving. Discover heart-centered ways to deepen your bond with your pet and to resolve confusing behavior. No animals will be allowed during this course.
CSP-8776-401Intuition DevelopmentHenderson County02/25/202302/25/2023R. Takacs2/18$35.00Learn how to trust your intuition. You've likely had flashes of insights, yet may desire consistent, reliable access to unwavering guidance. When you trust your intuition, you side-step fear, make decisions with ease, and avoid wading through excess information. You can understand relationships, promote healing, and connect with the wisdom of your soul. You'll be immersed in a balance of content-rich information and inner awareness exercises which will step you into your intuitive sweet spot and help you reclaim what is already yours, the infallible counsel of your soul's guidance in this course.
CSP-8552-800Wire Wrapping Jewelry MakingFletcher Town Hall03/06/202303/08/2023E. Till-Fidelman4/2$66.30Learn to make your own professional looking jewelry. Experience the art of wire-wrapping through the construction of a copper bangle bracelet with clasp. No experience is necessary, but good eyesight or a close work magnifier is necessary.
CSP-8599-800Wire Wrapping Pendant JewelryFletcher Town Hall06/05/202306/07/2023E. Till-Fidelman0/6$66.30Learn to make your own professional silver wire and gemstone pendant. Experience the art of wire-wrapping through the construction of a beautiful gemstone pendant. No experience is necessary, but good eyesight or a close work magnifier is necessary. Approximate cost of supplies $25.
CSP-8955-800Sculpting Animals in Clay01/24/202302/28/2023L. Adams2/6$121.30Become familiar with the properties of clay and the necessary tools used to create animal sculptures. You will also learn about firing and finishing the sculptures with paint. Registration fee includes the cost of materials for this class.
CSP-8765-800Human Head Clay Sculpting03/21/202304/25/2023L. Adams0/8$126.30Learn the fundamentals of sculpting the human head. You will learn ways to prepare an armature, how to build form and mold features, examining all the planes and nuances the human head possesses. You will be encouraged to contemplate how to expressively complete your sculpture as a finished piece. Registration fee includes the cost of materials for this class.
FLI-8762-411Beginning Spanish IIIHenderson County01/10/202302/28/2023M. Harney2/13$70.00Continue to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. The main points to be covered include: irregular present tense verbs, cardinal and ordinal numbers, shortened forms of adjectives, possessive adjectives, demonstrative adjectives, and vocabulary related to times, dates, holidays, family, friends and occupations. Prerequisite: Beginning Spanish II or equivalent proficiency.
FLI-8763-411Beginning Spanish ConversationHenderson County03/21/202305/09/2023M. Harney0/15$70.00Review the grammar and vocabulary learned in Beginning Spanish I, II, and III with conversation as the focus. Rules of stress, accent, gender, plural nouns, definite articles, personal subject pronouns, conjugation of the present tense regular verbs, common conversational phrases, simple negative, interrogatives, verb 'to be' and 'tener,' prepositions, irregular present tense verbs, cardinal and ordinal numbers, shortened forms of adjectives, possessive and demonstrative, numbers, days, months, weather, time, body parts, family, friends, occupations, clothing, city locations, ordering in a restaurant and shopping. Prerequisite: Beginning Spanish III or equivalent proficiency. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase required materials before course begins.
FLI-8755-411Intermediate Spanish IHenderson County05/23/202307/18/2023M. Harney0/15$70.00Continue to grow in your knowledge of the Spanish language. Learn stem changing verbs, commands, adverbs and topical vocabulary. Prerequisite: Beginning Spanish Conversation or equivalent proficiency.
FLI-8754-411Intermediate Spanish IIHenderson County01/12/202303/02/2023M. Harney3/12$70.00Continue to add to your knowledge of the Spanish language. Direct and indirect objects, 'gustar', 'por' and 'para' and topical vocabulary will be covered. Prerequisite: Intermediate Spanish I or equivalent proficiency. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase required materials before course begins.
FLI-8753-411Intermediate Spanish IIIHenderson County03/23/202305/18/2023M. Harney0/15$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. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase required materials before course begins.
FLI-8752-411Intermediate Spanish ConversationHenderson County06/01/202307/20/2023M. Harney0/15$70.00Review the grammar and vocabulary learned in the Intermediate Spanish I, II, and III, with an emphasis on a conversation. Learn more about stem-changing verbs, commands, adverbs, direct and indirect objects, gustar, 'por' and 'para', preterite tense, and topical vocabulary. Prerequisite: Intermediate Spanish III or equivalent proficiency.
CSP-8549-411Qigong for Health and WellnessHenderson County01/18/202302/22/20235/7$56.30Qigong is an ancient Chinese practice with wonderful health benefits. With slow, graceful movements, visualization and breathing allows you to connect with your body and become conscious of your Qi (life force energy). Learn a classic form called Eight Piece Brocade and meditations. Qigong can be done by anyone regardless of age or health.
COM-8769-011Basic American Sign LanguageHenderson County01/10/202302/21/2023B. Condrey4/16$70.00Learn the fundamental elements of American Sign Language within a cultural context. Gain an understanding on the development of basic expressive and receptive skills. By the end of this course, you should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to expressive American Sign Language and demonstrate cultural awareness.
COM-8771-011American Sign Language IIHenderson County03/21/202305/02/2023B. Condrey2/18$70.00Continue to learn the fundamental elements of American Sign Language within a cultural context. Gain an understanding on the progressive development of expressive and receptive skills. By the end of this course, you should be have a greater understanding to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to expressive American Sign Language and demonstrate cultural awareness.
CSP-8101-411Intermediate Line DancingHenderson County03/20/202305/08/2023S. McFalls0/35$71.30Continue learning a fun way for you to exercise, reduce stress, and increase energy and muscle tone, and you do not need a partner. The first few weeks will include a repetitive approach to learning basic line dance steps and simple routines. You will review prior steps and gradually be introduced to new, faster, and more difficult steps and routines that will move you to a more advanced level. You will be dancing country and rock and roll music. Flat leather soled shoes are recommended.
CSP-8012-411Basic Beginner Ballroom DancingHenderson County01/23/202303/06/2023S. McFalls6/29$56.30Learn the basics of up to two ballroom dances per session with a progression of each dance in the course. You will learn dances such as the East Coast Swing, Rumba and Cha-Cha. This course will help you feel at ease at a dinner dance, wedding, club, holiday party or cruise.
CSP-8949-411Beginner Level Line DancingHenderson County01/23/202303/06/2023S. McFalls14/21$71.30Learn a fun way to exercise, reduce stress, and increase energy and muscle tone. The first few weeks, you will learn a repetitive approach to basic line dance steps and simple routines. You will gradually be introduced to new, faster, and more difficult steps and routines that will move you to a more advanced level. We will be dancing to country and rock and roll music. Flat leather soled shoes are recommended. This course is designed for beginners to learn basic steps before moving to more complex dances in our Beginner /Intermediate Line Dancing course.
CSP-8699-411Advanced Line DancingHenderson County01/24/202303/07/2023S. McFalls0/35$71.30Learn line dances that are more challenging. This course is for those who have taken line dance before and want to advance in knowledge and skill. This class is at a faster pace and is not recommended for beginners.
CSP-8012-412Basic Beginner Ballroom DancingHenderson County03/20/202305/08/2023S. McFalls0/35$56.30Learn the basics of up to two ballroom dances per session with a progression of each dance in the course. You will learn dances such as the East Coast Swing, Rumba and Cha-Cha. This course will help you feel at ease at a dinner dance, wedding, club, holiday party or cruise.
CSP-8699-412Advanced Line DancingHenderson County03/21/202305/09/2023S. McFalls0/35$71.30Learn line dances that are more challenging. This course is for those who have taken line dance before and want to advance in knowledge and skill. This class is at a faster pace and is not recommended for beginners.
CSP-8101-411Intermediate Line DancingHenderson County05/22/202307/10/2023S. McFalls0/35$71.30Continue learning a fun way for you to exercise, reduce stress, and increase energy and muscle tone, and you do not need a partner. The first few weeks will include a repetitive approach to learning basic line dance steps and simple routines. You will review prior steps and gradually be introduced to new, faster, and more difficult steps and routines that will move you to a more advanced level. You will be dancing country and rock and roll music. Flat leather soled shoes are recommended.
CSP-8012-411Basic Beginner Ballroom DancingHenderson County05/22/202307/10/2023S. McFalls0/35$56.30Learn the basics of up to two ballroom dances per session with a progression of each dance in the course. You will learn dances such as the East Coast Swing, Rumba and Cha-Cha. This course will help you feel at ease at a dinner dance, wedding, club, holiday party or cruise.
CSP-8699-411Advanced Line DancingHenderson County05/23/202307/11/2023S. McFalls0/35$71.30Learn line dances that are more challenging. This course is for those who have taken line dance before and want to advance in knowledge and skill. This class is at a faster pace and is not recommended for beginners.
CSP-8753-401Apple MacBook Q&AHenderson County02/06/202304/10/2023T. Kaczmarek0/20$65.00Learn the answers to common computer questions users encounter while using Apple Macintosh computers. Each class will cover a brief topic that most users encounter while using their personal computers at work or home. During each class period, there will be scheduled time to cover questions raised by students. Questions may cover any topic related to the use, maintenance, or use of the software that comes standard with an Apple computer. Prerequisite: MacBook 101 or equivalent experience. Please bring your Apple MacBook, Air, or Pro to class to learn more about the Mac Operating System (MacOS) on your personal Apple computer.
CSP-8687-401iPhone 101: Getting StartedHenderson County02/01/202302/22/2023T. Kaczmarek0/30$60.00Getting started with your new iPhone can be a challengeso this course takes learning slowly and patiently. Learn the basics to get you up and running from placing and receiving phone calls and text messages, taking pictures, understanding the AppleID (iCloud) and installing apps. You will be using the online Apple iPhone User Guide for this course.
CSP-8686-401iPad 101: Getting StartedHenderson County02/01/202302/22/2023T. Kaczmarek1/29$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-8688-501iPhone/iPad 201: Beyond the BasicsHenderson County03/01/202305/03/2023T. Kaczmarek0/35$70.00Take your understanding of the Apple iPhone and iPad to the next level. After taking either the iPhone 101 or iPad 101 course, you have gained some experience with your new Apple device and now it is time to explore more of the installed apps. Learn to use organizational features like mail, contacts, calendars, notes, and reminders to keep you on task and up to date in your busy life. Manage your photos in the Photos App. Discover how to listen to music or podcasts, watch a movie, or reading a good book right from your iPhone or iPad. Finally, learn how to synchronize all your Apple devices together by using Apple iCloud. You will be using the online Apple User Guide for this course. You should have completed iPhone 101, iPad 101 or have equivalent experience prior to registering for this course.
CSP-8686-402iPad 101: Getting StartedHenderson County06/05/202306/26/2023T. Kaczmarek0/30$60.00Getting started with your new iPad can be a challenge so this course takes learning slowly and patiently. Learn the basics to get you up and running from sending and receiving emails and text messages, surfing the Web, taking pictures, understanding your AppleID (iCloud) and installing apps. You will be using the online Apple User Guide for this course.
CSP-8687-402iPhone 101: Getting StartedHenderson County06/05/202306/26/2023T. Kaczmarek0/20$60.00Getting started with your new iPhone can be a challengeso this course takes learning slowly and patiently. Learn the basics to get you up and running from placing and receiving phone calls and text messages, taking pictures, understanding the AppleID (iCloud) and installing apps. You will be using the online Apple iPhone User Guide for this course.
CSP-8983-401Microsoft Windows Q&AHenderson County05/31/202307/19/2023T. Kaczmarek0/25$75.00Learn the answers to common computer questions users' encounter while using the latest Microsoft personal computer operating system. Each class will cover a brief topic that most users encounter while using their personal computers at work or home. During each class period there will be scheduled time to cover questions raised by you. Questions may cover any topic related to the use, maintenance, or use of the software that comes standard with a Microsoft Windows computer. Prerequisite: Computer 101 and 102, or similar experience.
CSP-8621-401iPhone/iPad PhotographyHenderson County05/31/202307/19/2023T. Kaczmarek2/28$70.00Taking, editing and storing your photos from an iPhone or iPad is easy once you know the basics. Learn to take better photographs, enhance them in the Apple Photos app and store them in iCloud for use across all your mobile devices and MAC or PC computers. Whether you are a seasoned photography pro or a new iPhone/iPad user, you will find this class an enlightening and fun way to create perfect pictures for use in business or personal situations. Bring your own devices with you to class.
CSP-8755-800Writing PoetryHenderson County01/11/202302/08/2023R. Greene1/11$60.00Learn to master the writing of your own original poetry. You will get acquainted with various sub-genres and trends in contemporary American poetry. Get exposed to influential contemporary poets and be provided historical contexts for understanding contemporary American poetry. You will also get an understand of various technical aspects of formal and free verse poetry with an emphasis on free verse. This course will provide you a supportive environment in which your own poetry can be shared. Poets of all levels and experience are welcome.
CSP-8773-401Native Plant IdentificationHenderson County04/26/202305/03/2023R. Meriwether2/10$65.00Discover the native plants in our community! Learn both common and Latin names for a variety of local plants as well as their growth requirements and ecological significance. By exploring campus, you will be a part of a live biodiversity learning experience in identifying native plants.
FLI-8826-411Japanese for Beginners IHenderson County03/22/202305/10/2023M. Price0/15$70.00Learn Japanese by gaining the skills in pronunciation and basic grammar with Hepburn romanization. You will practice greeting and having simple conversations in the class. You will also study traditional Japanese culture to gain an understanding of the language.
FLI-8827-411Intermediate JapaneseHenderson County03/21/202305/09/2023M. Price0/15$70.00Continue learning Japanese grammar and how to have conversations in various situations. You will also learn to write and read Hiragana and some Kanji. You should have successfully completed the Japanese for Beginners I before taking this course.
CSP-8761-800Drabble Writing IFletcher Town Hall03/01/202303/22/2023A. Hemingway1/14$55.00Experience this micro-fiction writing art form. Drabble Writing is the art of crafting complete stories in exactly 100 words. You will have fun while learning how to unleash innate creativity by writing Drabbles in this introductory course. You will learn to create with ease and have multiple topics to explore. Bring a notepad and #2 pencils. A textbook will be discussed in the first class
CSP-8762-800Drabble Writing IIFletcher Town Hall04/05/202304/26/2023A. Hemingway0/12$55.00Learn some expanded uses of the Drabble Writing form making writing easier. You will learn how to apply Drabble to other forms of writing creating memoires, family histories, and personal messages in exactly 100 words. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
FLI-8760-411Beginning Spanish IHenderson County03/23/202305/18/2023S. Sensor1/29$70.00Learn to acquire the basic skills necessary to listen, speak, read, write and understand Spanish and the Hispanic culture. The course includes the alphabet, pronunciation, rules of stress and accent, gender and plural nouns, definite articles, numbers, days of the week, months of the year, parts of the body, personal subject pronouns, conjugation of the present tense regular verbs and common conversational phrases. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase required materials before course begins.
WLD-8134-411Welding IHenderson County02/03/202303/10/20230/10$96.30Learn welding symbols, shop math, and safety procedures through hands-on experience with various types of welding processes. You will learn MIG, TIG, and STICK welding processes in this entry-level course. This is the course for you if you are looking to enter the lucrative welding trade. You are required to purchase personal safety equipment prior to the first day of class.
FLI-8761-411Beginning Spanish IIHenderson County06/01/202307/20/2023S. Sensor1/29$70.00Continue to establish a foundation for learning the Spanish language by building vocabulary and learning basic grammar points: the simple negative, interrogatives, the verb 'to be,' expressions using the verb 'tener', prepositions time and the weather. Prerequisite: Beginning Spanish I or equivalent proficiency.
FLI-8760-411Beginning Spanish IHenderson Co Public Library03/21/202305/09/2023S. Sensor2/13$70.00Learn to acquire the basic skills necessary to listen, speak, read, write and understand Spanish and the Hispanic culture. The course includes the alphabet, pronunciation, rules of stress and accent, gender and plural nouns, definite articles, numbers, days of the week, months of the year, parts of the body, personal subject pronouns, conjugation of the present tense regular verbs and common conversational phrases. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase required materials before course begins.
WLD-8135-411Welding IIHenderson County02/03/202303/10/20230/5$96.30Gain additional opportunities to practice the various types of welding learned in Welding I with greater emphasis on refinement of welding skills, math, symbols, and blueprint reading. You should have completed Welding I or have welding experience prior to registering for this course. You will be required to bring your personal safety equipment to the first day of class.
FLI-8761-800Beginning Spanish IIHenderson Co Public Library05/30/202307/25/2023S. Sensor1/14$70.00Continue to establish a foundation for learning the Spanish language by building vocabulary and learning basic grammar points: the simple negative, interrogatives, the verb 'to be,' expressions using the verb 'tener', prepositions time and the weather. Prerequisite: Beginning Spanish I or equivalent proficiency.
WLD-8134-401Welding IHenderson County02/04/202303/11/20232/8$96.30Learn welding symbols, shop math, and safety procedures through hands-on experience with various types of welding processes. You will learn MIG, TIG, and STICK welding processes in this entry-level course. This is the course for you if you are looking to enter the lucrative welding trade. You are required to purchase personal safety equipment prior to the first day of class.
WLD-8135-401Welding IIHenderson County02/04/202303/11/20230/5$96.30Gain additional opportunities to practice the various types of welding learned in Welding I with greater emphasis on refinement of welding skills, math, symbols, and blueprint reading. You should have completed Welding I or have welding experience prior to registering for this course. You will be required to bring your personal safety equipment to the first day of class.
CSP-8460-800Introduction to Ikebana01/25/202304/05/2023J. Walton0/10$120.00Experience the basics of Ikenobo ikebana in this course. You will have the opportunity to learn new techniques and to experience a different way of viewing nature and the world around us. Learn about Japanese culture and history as it relates to ikebana, the art of Japanese flower arrangement. The registration fee includes the cost of plant materials for each class.
WLD-8134-412Welding IHenderson County03/24/202305/05/20230/10$96.30Learn welding symbols, shop math, and safety procedures through hands-on experience with various types of welding processes. You will learn MIG, TIG, and STICK welding processes in this entry-level course. This is the course for you if you are looking to enter the lucrative welding trade. You are required to purchase personal safety equipment prior to the first day of class.
WLD-8135-412Welding IIHenderson County03/24/202305/05/20230/5$96.30Gain additional opportunities to practice the various types of welding learned in Welding I with greater emphasis on refinement of welding skills, math, symbols, and blueprint reading. You should have completed Welding I or have welding experience prior to registering for this course. You will be required to bring your personal safety equipment to the first day of class.
CSP-8657-800Pastel PaintingAthletics and Activity Center01/23/202302/27/2023B. Kies2/10$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.
WLD-8134-402Welding IHenderson County03/25/202305/06/20230/10$96.30Learn welding symbols, shop math, and safety procedures through hands-on experience with various types of welding processes. You will learn MIG, TIG, and STICK welding processes in this entry-level course. This is the course for you if you are looking to enter the lucrative welding trade. You are required to purchase personal safety equipment prior to the first day of class.
WLD-8135-402Welding IIHenderson County03/25/202305/06/20230/5$96.30Gain additional opportunities to practice the various types of welding learned in Welding I with greater emphasis on refinement of welding skills, math, symbols, and blueprint reading. You should have completed Welding I or have welding experience prior to registering for this course. You will be required to bring your personal safety equipment to the first day of class.
CSP-8698-800Intermediate Pastel PaintingAthletics and Activity Center01/25/202303/01/2023B. Kies7/5$70.00Expand your knowledge and skills beyond the Pastel Painting course. You will be encouraged to push your limits to achieve exciting pastel painting skills. As you focus on your drawing skills, creating effective color relationships and strong design you will continue to grow your knowledge. You will also learn wet underpaintings with sanded pastel paper in this course.
CSP-8657-801Pastel PaintingAthletics and Activity Center03/20/202304/24/2023B. Kies2/10$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.
CSP-8698-801Intermediate Pastel PaintingAthletics and Activity Center03/22/202304/26/2023B. Kies4/8$70.00Expand your knowledge and skills beyond the Pastel Painting course. You will be encouraged to push your limits to achieve exciting pastel painting skills. As you focus on your drawing skills, creating effective color relationships and strong design you will continue to grow your knowledge. You will also learn wet underpaintings with sanded pastel paper in this course.
CSP-8664-800Illuminated Manuscript LetteringFletcher Town Hall03/20/202304/24/2023D. Tickle4/8$70.00Learn the six dominant periods of illuminated lettering from the 6th Century to the 16th Century and choose your favorite style to use throughout the course. Illuminated lettering can be used as an art form on many surfaces such as t-shirts, mugs, greeting cards wall art and other gift items. Make your favorite quotes or verses come to life with illuminated letters using a step by step approach using color and 23kt gold leaf. No previous art training is required to enroll; open to all levels.
WLD-8134-413Welding IHenderson County05/16/202306/01/20230/10$96.30Learn welding symbols, shop math, and safety procedures through hands-on experience with various types of welding processes. You will learn MIG, TIG, and STICK welding processes in this entry-level course. This is the course for you if you are looking to enter the lucrative welding trade. You are required to purchase personal safety equipment prior to the first day of class.
WLD-8135-413Welding IIHenderson County05/16/202306/01/20230/5$96.30Gain additional opportunities to practice the various types of welding learned in Welding I with greater emphasis on refinement of welding skills, math, symbols, and blueprint reading. You should have completed Welding I or have welding experience prior to registering for this course. You will be required to bring your personal safety equipment to the first day of class.
WLD-8134-414Welding IHenderson County06/13/202306/29/20230/10$96.30Learn welding symbols, shop math, and safety procedures through hands-on experience with various types of welding processes. You will learn MIG, TIG, and STICK welding processes in this entry-level course. This is the course for you if you are looking to enter the lucrative welding trade. You are required to purchase personal safety equipment prior to the first day of class.
WLD-8135-414Welding IIHenderson County06/13/202306/29/20230/5$96.30Gain additional opportunities to practice the various types of welding learned in Welding I with greater emphasis on refinement of welding skills, math, symbols, and blueprint reading. You should have completed Welding I or have welding experience prior to registering for this course. You will be required to bring your personal safety equipment to the first day of class.
CSP-8665-800Round Hand CalligraphyFletcher Town Hall01/23/202303/06/2023D. Tickle7/5$70.00Learn 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 course is a great introduction to calligraphy and should be taken prior to the advanced course where other styles are studied. In this course, you will produce a finished piece such as a poem or favorite quotation including color, if desired.
DFT-8107-411AutoCAD IHenderson County01/30/202305/01/2023R. Schwartz1/10$130.00Learn the essential skills and basic concepts of design and shape using AutoCAD. This course will emphasize visual concepts using simple drawings, printing, and plotting. The course includes the production and management of 2D and 3D design drawings. Books will be discussed on the first day of class.
CIS-8000-401Computer FundamentalsHenderson County02/06/202305/01/2023T. Kaczmarek2/10$130.00Learn an intrduction to computers and advance your skills in technology awareness. You will explore word processing, spreadsheets, Windows operating system, as well as internet applications. You will achieve a better understanding of the "tech-fluency" to feel comfortable using your home computer. This is a step-by-step approach with hands-on exercises for a successful learning experience. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase required books and supplies before class begins.
OST-8056-401Overview of Microsoft OfficeHenderson County03/22/202305/10/2023T. Kaczmarek1/14$75.00Gain an understanding of Microsoft (MS) Office, which includes Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. In this course, you will learn the skills you will need to use the most popular word processing, spreadsheet, email, and presentation software available. Learn to create new documents from scratch using the many formatting tools or start from a supplied template to make your documents stand out. Simple demonstrations and easy instructor led tutorials will step you through the process from start to finish to make your computer life a bit easier and enjoyable. You should have a good working knowledge of computers prior to registering for this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
AUT-8203-411Outdoor Power Equipment (OPE) IHenderson County01/31/202303/08/2023C. Heaton2/8$161.30Gain the basic knowledge and skills for entry-level employment in a power equipment dealership or repair. Through hands-on experiences, you learn the basic mechanical skills to repair and rebuild small engines. This course focuses on the maintenance of systems for equipment performance.
CSP-8652-411Introduction to Digital PhotographyHenderson County06/19/202307/24/2023L. St. Romain2/13$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-8019-601Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County03/31/202304/02/20233/9$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-8652-521Introduction to Digital PhotographyTransylvania County04/10/202305/15/2023L. St. Romain2/13$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.
SEF-8571-201SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam Prep Course01/24/202304/18/2023L. Allison1/19$1,100.00Establish yourself as a globally recognized human resource expert by earning the new standard in HR certification. This comprehensive review of SHRM Learning System materials covers the nine SHRM developed HR Competencies. The HR Expertise competency is then addressed through in-depth coverage of fifteen functional areas under the four general headings of People, Organization, Workplace, and Strategy. This course prepares you to take either the Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) exams
CSP-8019-602Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County04/21/202304/23/20230/12$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycle's controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight-line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. Ability to ride a bicycle and have sufficient strength to handle a 300 lb. motorcycle are necessary to be successful in this course. Blue Ridge will provide a program motorcycle to you and it must be used in this course. You will be required to attend all instruction and pass a written and riding skills evaluation to successfully complete the motorcycle safety foundation course. The range training may extend past 5 p.m. depending on the progression of training.
CSP-8019-601Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County05/25/202305/27/20230/12$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycle's controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight-line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. Ability to ride a bicycle and have sufficient strength to handle a 300 lb. motorcycle are necessary to be successful in this course. Blue Ridge will provide a program motorcycle to you and it must be used in this course. You will be required to attend all instruction and pass a written and riding skills evaluation to successfully complete the motorcycle safety foundation course. The range training may extend past 5 p.m. depending on the progression of training.
CSP-8019-602Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County06/08/202306/10/20230/12$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycle's controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight-line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. Ability to ride a bicycle and have sufficient strength to handle a 300 lb. motorcycle are necessary to be successful in this course. Blue Ridge will provide a program motorcycle to you and it must be used in this course. You will be required to attend all instruction and pass a written and riding skills evaluation to successfully complete the motorcycle safety foundation course. The range training may extend past 5 p.m. depending on the progression of training.
CSP-8019-603Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County06/22/202306/24/20230/12$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycle's controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight-line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. Ability to ride a bicycle and have sufficient strength to handle a 300 lb. motorcycle are necessary to be successful in this course. Blue Ridge will provide a program motorcycle to you and it must be used in this course. You will be required to attend all instruction and pass a written and riding skills evaluation to successfully complete the motorcycle safety foundation course. The range training may extend past 5 p.m. depending on the progression of training.
CSP-8931-421Mosaic for All LevelsTransylvania County02/01/202303/08/2023K. Kehoe3/8$71.30Learn stained glass mosaic technique with hands-on experience going over every step, while working on completing an individual piece from start to finish. You will learn how to use hand tools to score, break, and shape stained glass specifically for mosaic. Arrange and fit glass into a mosaic composition, along with front mounting technique, proper gluing and grouting indoor mosaic wall art. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8019-604Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County07/06/202307/08/20230/12$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycle's controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight-line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. Ability to ride a bicycle and have sufficient strength to handle a 300 lb. motorcycle are necessary to be successful in this course. Blue Ridge will provide a program motorcycle to you and it must be used in this course. You will be required to attend all instruction and pass a written and riding skills evaluation to successfully complete the motorcycle safety foundation course. The range training may extend past 5 p.m. depending on the progression of training.
CSP-8931-521Mosaic for All LevelsTransylvania County05/03/202306/07/2023K. Kehoe3/8$71.30Learn stained glass mosaic technique with hands-on experience going over every step, while working on completing an individual piece from start to finish. You will learn how to use hand tools to score, break, and shape stained glass specifically for mosaic. Arrange and fit glass into a mosaic composition, along with front mounting technique, proper gluing and grouting indoor mosaic wall art. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8019-605Motorcycle Basic RiderHenderson County07/13/202307/15/20230/12$190.00Learn the skills you need to operate a motorcycle safely in traffic, including the location and operation of your motorcycle's controls. Practice riding to demonstrate you have the strength, balance, and coordination to perform straight-line riding, shifting, and turning exercises. You will also learn street riding strategies needed for riding on the highway in traffic as well as skills to avoid accidents including emergency braking, swerving, and proper cornering techniques. Ability to ride a bicycle and have sufficient strength to handle a 300 lb. motorcycle are necessary to be successful in this course. Blue Ridge will provide a program motorcycle to you and it must be used in this course. You will be required to attend all instruction and pass a written and riding skills evaluation to successfully complete the motorcycle safety foundation course. The range training may extend past 5 p.m. depending on the progression of training.
CSP-8119-431Stained GlassTransylvania County01/25/202303/08/2023K. Kehoe8/3$81.30Learn the art of stained glass using the copper foil method under the guidance of an experienced instructor. You will select projects at your individual skill level. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8417-601Motorcycle Advanced RiderHenderson County05/28/202305/28/20230/12$85.00This course is designed for experienced motorcycle riders who desire to learn and practice more in- depth riding techniques. Classroom activities use small group discussions and interactive activities to explore personal risk management strategies; options for cornering, braking and swerving; and ways to improve visual perception to identify collision traps. On-cycle range exercises provide practice in cornering, braking and swerving. There are no skills tests in this course. Participants must provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle.
CSP-8119-531Stained GlassTransylvania County05/03/202306/14/2023K. Kehoe0/11$81.30Learn the art of stained glass using the copper foil method under the guidance of an experienced instructor. You will select projects at your individual skill level. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8417-602Motorcycle Advanced RiderHenderson County07/09/202307/09/20230/12$85.00This course is designed for experienced motorcycle riders who desire to learn and practice more in- depth riding techniques. Classroom activities use small group discussions and interactive activities to explore personal risk management strategies; options for cornering, braking and swerving; and ways to improve visual perception to identify collision traps. On-cycle range exercises provide practice in cornering, braking and swerving. There are no skills tests in this course. Participants must provide a safe, street-ready motorcycle.
CSP-8057-601Basic Rider Course IIHenderson County06/11/202306/11/20230/12$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-8057-602Basic Rider Course IIHenderson County06/25/202306/25/20230/12$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-8119-522Stained GlassTransylvania County03/20/202305/01/2023S. Brooks10/1$81.30Learn the art of stained glass using the copper foil method under the guidance of an experienced instructor. You will select projects at your individual skill level. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8057-603Basic Rider Course IIHenderson County07/16/202307/16/20230/12$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-8119-421Stained GlassTransylvania County05/15/202307/03/2023S. Brooks4/7$81.30Learn the art of stained glass using the copper foil method under the guidance of an experienced instructor. You will select projects at your individual skill level. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8567-531Advanced WatercolorTransylvania County04/10/202305/22/2023M. Grissom0/11$75.00Expand and enhance your knowledge of watercolor. You will focus on personal style and growth as a watercolorist. Through technical review and instructional feedback, you will strengthen your painting skills. You must have at least an intermediate level of painting experience to take this advanced course.
FLI-8791-411Spanish Literature & Culture IVHenderson County01/23/202303/20/2023Y. Tierson1/14$70.00In this course students will read literature to acquire new vocabulary and grammar as well as reading and writing fluency. The course will also focus on Cuba and the Dominican Republic to learn their culture and customs.
CSP-8704-431Understanding ColorTransylvania County02/06/202304/03/2023M. Grissom2/9$65.00Gain an introduction to Color Theory and how to use color more effectively. You will develop an understanding of basic terminology and the relationships between color combinations. Experiment with mixing colors through artistic and design applications. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
FLI-8759-411Advanced Spanish ConversationHenderson County04/10/202306/05/2023Y. Tierson0/15$70.00Use the grammar, vocabulary and skills learned in all levels of Spanish. Attention will be given to pronunciation, correct use of idioms and skills needed for fluency. Prerequisite: Advanced Spanish III or equivalent proficiency.
CSP-8767-401Knitting 101Henderson County01/30/202303/06/2023S. Green3/12$65.00Learn the fiber art of knitting in a mindful, creative and fun way. Knitting is a technique using two needles to make fabrics from yarn. The act of knitting can also be a mindfulness tool as a moving meditation to relieve stress, explore your sense of self, and strengthen your concentration and hand-eye coordination. You will acquire the knowledge in the tools, materials and mechanics knitting. You'll be well on your way to completing your first project such as a hat, scarf, or tapestry by the end of the course.
CSP-8767-431Knitting 101Transylvania County01/30/202303/06/2023S. Green0/15$65.00Learn the fiber art of knitting in a mindful, creative and fun way. Knitting is a technique using two needles to make fabrics from yarn. The act of knitting can also be a mindfulness tool as a moving meditation to relieve stress, explore your sense of self, and strengthen your concentration and hand-eye coordination. You will acquire the knowledge in the tools, materials and mechanics knitting. You'll be well on your way to completing your first project such as a hat, scarf, or tapestry by the end of the course.
CSP-8760-401Crochet for BeginnersHenderson County01/31/202303/07/2023S. Green1/14$65.00Learn the fiber art of crochet in a mindful, creative way. Crochet is a needlecraft technique used to make useful and beautiful wares from yarn. The act of creating with crochet can also be a mindfulness tool to relieve stress, explore your sense of self, and exercise your problem-solving skills. Gain knowledge in the tools, materials and mechanics of the crochet technique. You should be able to apply the new skills to create an original crochet, utilitarian work of art.
CSP-8760-431Crochet for BeginnersTransylvania County01/31/202303/07/2023S. Green1/14$65.00Learn the fiber art of crochet in a mindful, creative way. Crochet is a needlecraft technique used to make useful and beautiful wares from yarn. The act of creating with crochet can also be a mindfulness tool to relieve stress, explore your sense of self, and exercise your problem-solving skills. Gain knowledge in the tools, materials and mechanics of the crochet technique. You should be able to apply the new skills to create an original crochet, utilitarian work of art.
CSP-8769-421Mindful YogaTransylvania County01/18/202302/08/20231/11$45.00In your busy life, it's important to take time to slow down. Mindful yoga helps you to pause and appreciate the present moment. As you breathe into each posture, you connect with your body and allow your mind to settle in, finding stillness, clarity, and spaciousness. By moving slowly you'll begin to clear out the unnecessary things that weigh you down. With this mindful practice, you'll learn to let go and experience the freedom and joy of the present moment. Beginners and all levels are welcome. You must wear comfortable clothes, provide your own mat, bring your water and a towel.
CSP-8769-422Mindful YogaTransylvania County02/15/202303/08/20230/12$45.00In your busy life, it's important to take time to slow down. Mindful yoga helps you to pause and appreciate the present moment. As you breathe into each posture, you connect with your body and allow your mind to settle in, finding stillness, clarity, and spaciousness. By moving slowly you'll begin to clear out the unnecessary things that weigh you down. With this mindful practice, you'll learn to let go and experience the freedom and joy of the present moment. Beginners and all levels are welcome. You must wear comfortable clothes, provide your own mat, bring your water and a towel.
CSP-8769-521Mindful YogaTransylvania County03/22/202304/12/20230/12$45.00In your busy life, it's important to take time to slow down. Mindful yoga helps you to pause and appreciate the present moment. As you breathe into each posture, you connect with your body and allow your mind to settle in, finding stillness, clarity, and spaciousness. By moving slowly you'll begin to clear out the unnecessary things that weigh you down. With this mindful practice, you'll learn to let go and experience the freedom and joy of the present moment. Beginners and all levels are welcome. You must wear comfortable clothes, provide your own mat, bring your water and a towel.
CSP-8769-522Mindful YogaTransylvania County04/19/202305/10/20230/12$45.00In your busy life, it's important to take time to slow down. Mindful yoga helps you to pause and appreciate the present moment. As you breathe into each posture, you connect with your body and allow your mind to settle in, finding stillness, clarity, and spaciousness. By moving slowly you'll begin to clear out the unnecessary things that weigh you down. With this mindful practice, you'll learn to let go and experience the freedom and joy of the present moment. Beginners and all levels are welcome. You must wear comfortable clothes, provide your own mat, bring your water and a towel.
CSP-8769-423Mindful YogaTransylvania County05/24/202306/14/20230/12$45.00In your busy life, it's important to take time to slow down. Mindful yoga helps you to pause and appreciate the present moment. As you breathe into each posture, you connect with your body and allow your mind to settle in, finding stillness, clarity, and spaciousness. By moving slowly you'll begin to clear out the unnecessary things that weigh you down. With this mindful practice, you'll learn to let go and experience the freedom and joy of the present moment. Beginners and all levels are welcome. You must wear comfortable clothes, provide your own mat, bring your water and a towel.
CSP-8769-424Mindful YogaTransylvania County06/21/202307/12/20230/12$45.00In your busy life, it's important to take time to slow down. Mindful yoga helps you to pause and appreciate the present moment. As you breathe into each posture, you connect with your body and allow your mind to settle in, finding stillness, clarity, and spaciousness. By moving slowly you'll begin to clear out the unnecessary things that weigh you down. With this mindful practice, you'll learn to let go and experience the freedom and joy of the present moment. Beginners and all levels are welcome. You must wear comfortable clothes, provide your own mat, bring your water and a towel.
CSP-8723-431Basic Beginner Carolina ShagTransylvania County02/02/202302/23/2023C. Bryson9/5$61.30Enjoy this fun-filled basic beginner's course for couples and singles who enjoy shag music from the sixties. You will learn the rhythmic timing with a six-count basic shag step, a few simple turns, shag dance floor etiquette and how to put a dance together.
FLI-8826-521Japanese for Beginners ITransylvania County03/22/202305/10/2023M. Price0/16$70.00Learn Japanese by gaining the skills in pronunciation and basic grammar with Hepburn romanization. You will practice greeting and having simple conversations in the class. You will also study traditional Japanese culture to gain an understanding of the language.
CSP-8780-531Advanced KnittingTransylvania County03/20/202304/24/2023S. Green0/12$65.00Grow your knitting skills and build relationships with other like-spirited knitters of all levels. Knitting can be a mindfulness tool to relieve your stress, explore your sense of self, exercise your critical thinking skills and is so much fun to do alongside others. You will work with others in the course to guide the coursework alongside an experienced knitting facilitator where you can start with a pattern you have had your eye on or explore new techniques you are eager to try. You should have basic knitting skills (casting on, knit, purl) before taking this course.
CSP-8779-531Advanced CrochetTransylvania County03/21/202304/25/2023S. Green1/11$65.00Grow your crochet skills and build relationships with other like-spirited crocheters of all levels. Crochet can be a mindfulness tool to relieve your stress, explore your sense of self, exercise your problem-solving skills and is so much fun to do alongside others. You will work with others in the course to guide the coursework alongside an experienced crochet facilitator where you can start with a pattern you have had your eye on or explore new techniques you are eager to try. You should have basic crochet skills (slip knots, chaining, single crochet, double crochet, treble crochet and slip stitch) before taking this course.
FLI-8760-431Beginning Spanish ITransylvania County02/02/202303/30/20231/14$70.00Learn to acquire the basic skills necessary to listen, speak, read, write and understand Spanish and the Hispanic culture. The course includes the alphabet, pronunciation, rules of stress and accent, gender and plural nouns, definite articles, numbers, days of the week, months of the year, parts of the body, personal subject pronouns, conjugation of the present tense regular verbs and common conversational phrases. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase required materials before course begins.
FLI-8761-531Beginning Spanish IITransylvania County04/13/202306/01/20230/15$70.00Continue to establish a foundation for learning the Spanish language by building vocabulary and learning basic grammar points: the simple negative, interrogatives, the verb 'to be,' expressions using the verb 'tener', prepositions time and the weather. Prerequisite: Beginning Spanish I or equivalent proficiency.
CSP-8581-421Plant PropagationTransylvania County03/01/202303/01/2023M. Dixon1/14$35.00Get ready for spring by growing your own plants for transplanting at the right time and at a cheaper price. Learn how to start seedlings and how to save your own seeds for future growing seasons. Discover how to increase plant population by dividing, cutting and separating your perennials, along with grafting and how to get several fruits on one tree. At the conclusion of class, you will take home seeds you started in the classroom.
CSP-8581-431Plant PropagationTransylvania County03/02/202303/02/2023M. Dixon0/15$35.00Get ready for spring by growing your own plants for transplanting at the right time and at a cheaper price. Learn how to start seedlings and how to save your own seeds for future growing seasons. Discover how to increase plant population by dividing, cutting and separating your perennials, along with grafting and how to get several fruits on one tree. At the conclusion of class, you will take home seeds you started in the classroom.
CSP-8560-421Container GardeningTransylvania County05/24/202305/24/2023M. Dixon2/13$35.00Learn to make a great container garden for the porch or the yard. From modest to elaborate, the possibilities are endless. You will learn about soil, water, container size and what plants need to grow. You will make a small garden that can be taken home at the end of class with plants that will be available to be potted. Bring a flower pot with soil to class for your project.
CSP-8560-431Container GardeningTransylvania County05/25/202305/25/2023M. Dixon0/15$35.00Learn to make a great container garden for the porch or the yard. From modest to elaborate, the possibilities are endless. You will learn about soil, water, container size and what plants need to grow. You will make a small garden that can be taken home at the end of class with plants that will be available to be potted. Bring a flower pot with soil to class for your project.
CSP-8994-521Bicycle Maintenance BasicsTransylvania County02/28/202303/07/20230/10$71.30Learn about your bicycle functions and what is needed to do a pre-ride inspection. You will also learn about changing a flat-tire and basic tools needed for you to take on your ride. You will be guided through hands-on instruction and how to use basic tools to perform these tasks. You will have a better understanding of basic bicycle functionality and gain essential knowledge for your next trip.
CSP-8995-531Bicycle Gears & DerailleursTransylvania County03/21/202303/28/20230/10$71.30Learn how many gears your bicycle has, how to use them properly and gain an understanding of how gears work. You will also learn about the function and importance of the derailleur, gain an understanding of the mechanism and how to make adjustments to the derailleur. You do not need to have previous experience to enjoy this course.
CSP-8996-531Bicycle Brake MaintenanceTransylvania County04/11/202304/18/20230/10$71.30Gain the knowledge to be able to evaluate the condition of your brakes and learn how to clean them. You will also learn the basics of adjusting or repairing your brakes through hands-on instruction. You do not need to have any previous experience to enjoy this course.
CSP-8750-421Memoir WritingTransylvania County06/07/202307/26/2023D. Larkin0/11$70.00Explore your past through writing about it. Is your goal to share something meaningful, to understand your feelings, to improve your writing skills, to have a little fun, or to publish? Hone your skills in the craft of memoir writing, from setting the scene, to developing character, writing dialogue and zeroing in on the heart of your story. Learn how to use the five senses to bring readers "into the room" and keep them turning the pages. Beginning-to-experienced writers are welcomed to join this fast-paced course to write your deepest stories, share them with the class for kind and constructive critiquing and then bite the bullet and make your story even better by editing it.
CSP-8573-401Self-Publishing for Fun and ProfitHenderson County02/15/202303/08/2023D. Gelbert1/14$60.00Learn to turn your personal written and/or photographic work into a professional looking book and eBook available for sale. This class will help both the creative and editing process as well as address the steps necessary to self-publish your masterpiece. If you already have your transcript prepared or just thinking about undertaking the process, this class is for you.
HOS-8086-5214-HR Servsafe Food Safety Manager ReviewTransylvania County03/23/202303/23/20232/13$100.00Review information from the National Restaurant Association's (NRA) ServSafe Manager 7th Edition Book before taking the proctored two hour 09-ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Examination. North Carolina 15A .2600 Rules Governing Food Protection and Sanitation of Food Establishments states that food service establishments must have a certified manager present at all times of operation. Food establishments will receive a deduction of two points on food safety inspection scores if this requirement is not met. You will be responsible for reading and performing all book-related activities prior to attending the course. If a copy of the book is needed, please visit the College Bookstore to purchase before the course begins.
HOS-8086-5224-HR Servsafe Food Safety Manager ReviewTransylvania County04/20/202304/20/20230/15$100.00Review information from the National Restaurant Association's (NRA) ServSafe Manager 7th Edition Book before taking the proctored two hour 09-ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Examination. North Carolina 15A .2600 Rules Governing Food Protection and Sanitation of Food Establishments states that food service establishments must have a certified manager present at all times of operation. Food establishments will receive a deduction of two points on food safety inspection scores if this requirement is not met. You will be responsible for reading and performing all book-related activities prior to attending the course. If a copy of the book is needed, please visit the College Bookstore to purchase before the course begins.
CSP-8779-401Advanced CrochetHenderson County03/20/202304/24/2023S. Green2/13$65.00Grow your crochet skills and build relationships with other like-spirited crocheters of all levels. Crochet can be a mindfulness tool to relieve your stress, explore your sense of self, exercise your problem-solving skills and is so much fun to do alongside others. You will work with others in the course to guide the coursework alongside an experienced crochet facilitator where you can start with a pattern you have had your eye on or explore new techniques you are eager to try. You should have basic crochet skills (slip knots, chaining, single crochet, double crochet, treble crochet and slip stitch) before taking this course.
CSP-8780-401Advanced KnittingHenderson County03/20/202304/24/2023S. Green2/13$65.00Grow your knitting skills and build relationships with other like-spirited knitters of all levels. Knitting can be a mindfulness tool to relieve your stress, explore your sense of self, exercise your critical thinking skills and is so much fun to do alongside others. You will work with others in the course to guide the coursework alongside an experienced knitting facilitator where you can start with a pattern you have had your eye on or explore new techniques you are eager to try. You should have basic knitting skills (casting on, knit, purl) before taking this course.
CSP-8782-401Backyard Nature PhotographyHenderson County04/05/202304/26/20231/14$55.00Explore the unique opportunities, advantages, and techniques for photographing nature at your home or in nearby environments. You will learn about exposure fundamentals, understanding and managing light along with so much more in this course.
CSP-8751-422Vocal & Musical TechniquesTransylvania County02/27/202305/08/2023J. McConnell2/5$90.00Gain functional techniques in singing to develop your vocal and musical abilities. You will learn about breathing, posture, practice techniques and exercises, voice placement, diction, phrasing, interpretation, performance preparation, and execution. Beginner to intermediate levels are appropriate for this course.
CSP-8751-521Vocal & Musical TechniquesTransylvania County02/28/202305/09/2023J. McConnell1/6$90.00Gain functional techniques in singing to develop your vocal and musical abilities. You will learn about breathing, posture, practice techniques and exercises, voice placement, diction, phrasing, interpretation, performance preparation, and execution. Beginner to intermediate levels are appropriate for this course.
CSP-8781-521Advanced Keyboard/Piano SkillsTransylvania County03/20/202305/08/2023S. Zvengrowski4/6$85.00Learn and enjoy advanced skills in keyboard (piano) technique and music fundamentals. You will need to bring a portable keyboard (88 keys) that contains or can be connected to a sound system for each class session. You will study a wide range of music that includes classical, jazz, folk, country, and popular styles. You will also learn various chord progressions and melodic patterns that will enable you to play melodies and accompaniments to a diverse repertoire of music. In addition, you will have opportunities to recommend songs of interest for the class to learn. You must have advanced music/keyboard experience or have taken the Intermediate Keyboard Skills before taking this course.
CSP-8998-421Intermediate GuitarTransylvania County03/20/202305/08/2023S. Zvengrowski9/1$85.00Continue to expand your knowledge of guitar techniques and music fundamentals through a diverse repertoire that includes popular, classical, folk and country music styles. You will need to have the ability to read music notation, guitar tablature and possess a basic chord vocabulary for this course. Pre-requisite: Guitar for Beginners course.
SEF-9117-401Essentials of HR ManagementHenderson County02/16/202302/17/20231/19$550.00Get a strong foundation in the core competencies and knowledge groups essential to the HR profession. The Essentials of Human Resources Certificate Program is an introductory course offered in conjunction with the Society of Human Resources Management. This course is perfect if you are at the beginning of your HR career, an HR professional looking to reinforce your knowledge base, and a non-HR practitioner who wishes to better understand the function of Human Resources and how it intersects with your own roles and responsibilities. The registration fee includes your book and materials.
SEF-9117-521Essentials of HR ManagementTransylvania County03/23/202303/24/20230/20$550.00Get a strong foundation in the core competencies and knowledge groups essential to the HR profession. The Essentials of Human Resources Certificate Program is an introductory course offered in conjunction with the Society of Human Resources Management. This course is perfect if you are at the beginning of your HR career, an HR professional looking to reinforce your knowledge base, and a non-HR practitioner who wishes to better understand the function of Human Resources and how it intersects with your own roles and responsibilities. The registration fee includes your book and materials.
SEF-9117-501Essentials of HR ManagementHenderson County05/04/202305/05/20230/20$550.00Get a strong foundation in the core competencies and knowledge groups essential to the HR profession. The Essentials of Human Resources Certificate Program is an introductory course offered in conjunction with the Society of Human Resources Management. This course is perfect if you are at the beginning of your HR career, an HR professional looking to reinforce your knowledge base, and a non-HR practitioner who wishes to better understand the function of Human Resources and how it intersects with your own roles and responsibilities. The registration fee includes your book and materials.
MLS-8302-401Maxwell DISC Profile TrainingHenderson County01/26/202302/02/20230/20$95.00Learn how to achieve greater success when you learn to value your strengths as well as those of others in this Maxwell DISC Profile course. Your individual personality affects every aspect of your life. That's why one of the best things you can do to grow yourself and others is to understand your personality and what naturally drives you. When you recognize your strengths and weaknesses, you are able to give your best as you work with people around you. Everyone you encounter is motivated differently, communicates differently, and views tasks and relationships differently. The registration fee includes the cost of materials for this course.
MLS-8303-40115 Invaluable Laws of GrowthHenderson County02/23/202303/02/20230/20$95.00Gain an understanding of how personal growth really works, and how you can develop yourself to become a more effective and fulfilled individual in this course. John C. Maxwell says in order to reach your potential, you must be intentional about personal growth. You will also learn how to build up your sense of purpose and become more successful in every area of your life. Through your personal growth journey, you will become the person you are destined to be! The registration fee includes the cost of materials for this course
DMV-8003-411Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County01/23/202301/24/20231/13$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. You must attend all 8-hour of the course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector or renew your existing license. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
DMV-8002-411OBD Emission InspectionHenderson County01/30/202301/31/20230/14$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. You must attend all 8-hour of the course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector or renew your existing license. You will also be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course.
MLS-8304-501Everyone CommunicatesHenderson County04/13/202304/20/20230/20$95.00Learn how to connect with others to reach your full potential. It's no secret! World-renowned leadership expert John C. Maxwell says if you want to succeed, you must learn how to connect with people. And while it may seem like some folks are just born with it, the fact is anyone can learn how to make every communication an opportunity for a powerful connection. Connecting is a skill you can learn and apply in your personal, professional, and family relationships. The registration fee includes the cost of materials for this course.
DMV-8003-412Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County02/20/202302/21/20230/14$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. You must attend all 8-hour of the course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector or renew your existing license. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
BAF-8278-431Personal Financial ManagementTransylvania County01/10/202301/26/20230/20$95.00Learn the key topics of financial literacy to enable you to make informed and effective financial decisions. This introductory course will provide an understanding of basic financial concepts by focusing on financial assets and liabilities relevant to consumers of any age. You will also learn to navigate today's financial system and develop your own financial goals.
DMV-8002-412OBD Emission InspectionHenderson County02/27/202302/28/20230/14$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. You must attend all 8-hour of the course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector or renew your existing license. You will also be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course.
DMV-8003-413Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County03/20/202303/21/20230/14$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. You must attend all 8-hour of the course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector or renew your existing license. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
DMV-8002-413OBD Emission InspectionHenderson County03/27/202303/28/20230/14$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. You must attend all 8-hour of the course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector or renew your existing license. You will also be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course.
BAF-8277-431Investment 101Transylvania County02/02/202302/21/20230/20$95.00Learn to understand investments as an integral part of your financial goals and personal balance sheet in this introductory course. You will learn critical concepts, such as risk vs. return and types of investments. You will also examine diversification to establish the basis for understanding the various investment options available to you.
DMV-8003-414Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County04/17/202304/18/20230/14$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. You must attend all 8-hour of the course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector or renew your existing license. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
DMV-8002-414OBD Emission InspectionHenderson County04/24/202304/25/20230/14$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. You must attend all 8-hour of the course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector or renew your existing license. You will also be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course.
DMV-8003-415Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County05/15/202305/16/20230/14$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. You must attend all 8-hour of the course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector or renew your existing license. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
DMV-8002-415OBD Emission InspectionHenderson County05/22/202305/23/20230/14$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. You must attend all 8-hour of the course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector or renew your existing license. You will also be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course.
DMV-8003-416Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County06/19/202306/20/20230/14$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. You must attend all 8-hour of the course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector or renew your existing license. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
DMV-8002-416OBD Emission InspectionHenderson County06/26/202306/27/20230/14$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. You must attend all 8-hour of the course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector or renew your existing license. You will also be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course.
DMV-8003-417Vehicle Safety InspectionHenderson County07/24/202307/25/20230/14$71.30Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. You must attend all 8-hour of the course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector or renew your existing license. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
DMV-8002-417OBD Emission InspectionHenderson County07/31/202308/01/20230/14$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. You must attend all 8-hour of the course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector or renew your existing license. You will also be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course.
DMV-8000-501Escort Vehicle OperatorHenderson County06/12/202306/13/20230/8$95.00Start your own business and become a certified Escort Vehicle Operator to escort Oversized/overweight loads. This course provides the certification required by the North Carolina General Statutes for oversize/overweight vehicle escorts. You will learn about the escort driver requirements, skills training and take the examination. You will also be required to take a four hour defensive driving course offered at Blue Ridge Community College and approved by the Health & Safety Council of North Carolina before you can submit your Escort Vehicle Operation Application. Textbook and materials included in the cost of the course.
DMV-8001-502Escort Vehicle Operator CEHenderson County07/18/202307/18/20230/8$95.00Get your renewal completed for your Escort Vehicle Operator certification that is required by the North Carolina General Statutes for oversize/overweight vehicle escorts. You will be completing the renewal training and taking an exam. This class can be taken by those with prior certification, even if the certification has expired. Textbook and materials included in the cost of the course.
UAS-8000-401Introduction to DronesHenderson County03/11/202303/11/2023D. Lee0/15$71.30Learn about why Drones are a dynamic, emerging technology that is literally transforming how businesses function. Get a comprehensive overview of what you need to know to start using drones safely and legally. You will learn how drones can be used in specific business applications, and how to apply drone technology to bring efficiencies to your business.
UAS-8000-501Introduction to DronesHenderson County06/17/202306/17/2023D. Lee0/15$71.30Learn about why Drones are a dynamic, emerging technology that is literally transforming how businesses function. Get a comprehensive overview of what you need to know to start using drones safely and legally. You will learn how drones can be used in specific business applications, and how to apply drone technology to bring efficiencies to your business.
CSP-8763-421Effortless Eating for HealthTransylvania County01/30/202303/06/20230/15$60.00Learn to speak the "language" of the body and what hanger (hunger + anger), blood sugar swings, food cravings, attention, memory difficulties, and those extra pounds of unwanted fat, are trying to tell you. You will also learn why most conventional diets end up decreasing your metabolism and increasing your hunger. Almost any diet can result in temporary weight loss but maintaining an optimal body composition is often frustrating and difficult. Arm yourself with all the information you need to ditch distressing diets and find freedom from food fixation.
MLS-8999-421Franklin Covey - 7 HabitsTransylvania County02/22/202302/22/20230/20$95.00Learn the critical skills and capabilities your workforce needs to drive your initiatives forward. 7 Habits of Highly Effective People helps you live your life in a truly effective way. Experience a paradigm shift, and get to know the 7 habits as created by Stephan R. Covey. The 7 habits are: Be Proactive, Begin with the End in Mind, Put First Things First, Think Win-Win, Seek First to Understand Then to Be Understood, Synergize and Sharpen the Saw. Applying the principles of the 7 Habits in your daily life, you will gain more personal and interpersonal growth, helping you to become a more effective person and leader.
MLS-8999-402Franklin Covey - 7 HabitsHenderson County03/08/202303/08/20230/15$95.00Learn the critical skills and capabilities your workforce needs to drive your initiatives forward. 7 Habits of Highly Effective People helps you live your life in a truly effective way. Experience a paradigm shift, and get to know the 7 habits as created by Stephan R. Covey. The 7 habits are: Be Proactive, Begin with the End in Mind, Put First Things First, Think Win-Win, Seek First to Understand Then to Be Understood, Synergize and Sharpen the Saw. Applying the principles of the 7 Habits in your daily life, you will gain more personal and interpersonal growth, helping you to become a more effective person and leader.
CSP-8687-421iPhone 101: Getting StartedTransylvania County01/31/202302/21/2023T. Kaczmarek0/12$60.00Getting started with your new iPhone can be a challengeso this course takes learning slowly and patiently. Learn the basics to get you up and running from placing and receiving phone calls and text messages, taking pictures, understanding the AppleID (iCloud) and installing apps. You will be using the online Apple iPhone User Guide for this course.
NOS-8005-521Apple MacBook 101Transylvania County03/21/202305/09/2023T. Kaczmarek1/11$70.00Learn the basics of the Mac Operating System (MacOS) on your personal Apple computer. If you're new to computers or switching from a Windows computer, this course will give you the needed skills and confidence to use your Apple laptop computer for the tasks you want to accomplish. We will cover the basics of saving files so you can find needed files quickly, using the included Apple software to keep you organized and on schedule, communicating with friends and family, and adjusting the System Preferences to better fit your personal needs. It is required that you bring your personal MacBook Air or Pro, so that you may follow along in this easy to follow, step-bystep course.
CSP-8983-421Microsoft Windows Q&ATransylvania County03/21/202305/09/2023T. Kaczmarek0/12$70.00Learn the answers to common computer questions users' encounter while using the latest Microsoft personal computer operating system. Each class will cover a brief topic that most users encounter while using their personal computers at work or home. During each class period there will be scheduled time to cover questions raised by you. Questions may cover any topic related to the use, maintenance, or use of the software that comes standard with a Microsoft Windows computer. Prerequisite: Computer 101 and 102, or similar experience.
CSP-8686-421iPad 101: Getting StartedTransylvania County02/02/202302/23/2023T. Kaczmarek0/12$60.00Getting started with your new iPad can be a challenge so this course takes learning slowly and patiently. Learn the basics to get you up and running from sending and receiving emails and text messages, surfing the Web, taking pictures, understanding your AppleID (iCloud) and installing apps. You will be using the online Apple User Guide for this course.
CSP-8688-521iPhone/iPad 201: Beyond the BasicsTransylvania County03/02/202305/11/2023T. Kaczmarek0/12$70.00Take your understanding of the Apple iPhone and iPad to the next level. After taking either the iPhone 101 or iPad 101 course, you have gained some experience with your new Apple device and now it is time to explore more of the installed apps. Learn to use organizational features like mail, contacts, calendars, notes, and reminders to keep you on task and up to date in your busy life. Manage your photos in the Photos App. Discover how to listen to music or podcasts, watch a movie, or reading a good book right from your iPhone or iPad. Finally, learn how to synchronize all your Apple devices together by using Apple iCloud. You will be using the online Apple User Guide for this course. You should have completed iPhone 101, iPad 101 or have equivalent experience prior to registering for this course.
CIS-8000-421Computer FundamentalsTransylvania County02/09/202305/04/2023T. Kaczmarek0/12$130.00Learn an intrduction to computers and advance your skills in technology awareness. You will explore word processing, spreadsheets, Windows operating system, as well as internet applications. You will achieve a better understanding of the "tech-fluency" to feel comfortable using your home computer. This is a step-by-step approach with hands-on exercises for a successful learning experience. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase required books and supplies before class begins.
CSP-8687-422iPhone 101: Getting StartedTransylvania County06/06/202306/27/2023T. Kaczmarek0/12$60.00Getting started with your new iPhone can be a challengeso this course takes learning slowly and patiently. Learn the basics to get you up and running from placing and receiving phone calls and text messages, taking pictures, understanding the AppleID (iCloud) and installing apps. You will be using the online Apple iPhone User Guide for this course.
CSP-8686-422iPad 101: Getting StartedTransylvania County06/06/202306/27/2023T. Kaczmarek0/12$60.00Getting started with your new iPad can be a challenge so this course takes learning slowly and patiently. Learn the basics to get you up and running from sending and receiving emails and text messages, surfing the Web, taking pictures, understanding your AppleID (iCloud) and installing apps. You will be using the online Apple User Guide for this course.
OST-8056-521Overview of Microsoft OfficeTransylvania County06/01/202307/20/2023T. Kaczmarek0/12$75.00Gain an understanding of Microsoft (MS) Office, which includes Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. In this course, you will learn the skills you will need to use the most popular word processing, spreadsheet, email, and presentation software available. Learn to create new documents from scratch using the many formatting tools or start from a supplied template to make your documents stand out. Simple demonstrations and easy instructor led tutorials will step you through the process from start to finish to make your computer life a bit easier and enjoyable. You should have a good working knowledge of computers prior to registering for this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
CSP-8621-421iPhone/iPad PhotographyTransylvania County06/01/202307/20/2023T. Kaczmarek1/11$60.00Taking, editing and storing your photos from an iPhone or iPad is easy once you know the basics. Learn to take better photographs, enhance them in the Apple Photos app and store them in iCloud for use across all your mobile devices and MAC or PC computers. Whether you are a seasoned photography pro or a new iPhone/iPad user, you will find this class an enlightening and fun way to create perfect pictures for use in business or personal situations. Bring your own devices with you to class.
RLS-8709-411Real Estate Pre-LicensingHenderson County02/27/202305/16/20231/19$245.00Become a Real Estate Broker in this course that meets the educational requirement for the North Carolina real estate broker license and prepares you to pass the real estate broker examination administered by N.C. Real Estate Commission. You will learn the basic principles and practices, law and contracts, financing, closing, valuation, fair housing, property management, taxation, and math. You will also learn about land use, insurance, real estate license laws, rules, and regulations. The Commission requires that you attend a minimum of 80% of all scheduled course hours to be eligible to take the final course exam. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required NC Real Estate Manual before the course begins.
RLS-8710-431Real Estate Exam Prep ReviewTransylvania County02/13/202303/06/2023R. Whitaker0/15$95.00Learn from an intensive review of topics to help prepare you for the NC State and National Examinations to be certified as a Real Estate Broker. You will be reviewing real estate terms, contracts, leases, ownership and licensing law, finance, listing and closing of property, property valuation, building construction and more. You must have completed a Real Estate Pre-Licensing course in order to enroll in this course.
RLS-8710-511Real Estate Exam Prep ReviewHenderson County04/04/202304/25/2023R. Whitaker0/15$95.00Learn from an intensive review of topics to help prepare you for the NC State and National Examinations to be certified as a Real Estate Broker. You will be reviewing real estate terms, contracts, leases, ownership and licensing law, finance, listing and closing of property, property valuation, building construction and more. You must have completed a Real Estate Pre-Licensing course in order to enroll in this course.
ELC-8014-401Basic ElectricityHenderson County01/20/202302/10/2023S. McCallister5/10$111.30Get introduced to electricity in this course. Learn the basic elements and how to safely work with electricity. You will also be provided with an overview of the principles of electricity, concepts, components, circuits, and measurement instruments.
RLS-8702-411Broker Relationships and ResponsibilitieHenderson County01/11/202302/02/20232/18$170.00Gain 30 hours of post-licensing education in this Post 301 course. This assists the Real Estate Broker with the required training to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. This course consists of highlevel advanced instruction covering Agency relationships and duties to principals and third parties, working with sellers and buyers. Learn about issues confronted when agents leave or change firms with the resulting licenses and education concerns. The Commission requires that you attend a minimum of 90% of all scheduled course hours to be eligible to take the final course exam. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required NC Real Estate Manual before the course begins.
ELC-8123-402Basic Electricity IIHenderson County02/17/202303/10/2023S. McCallister3/12$111.30Gain 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.
RLS-8706-411Broker Contracts & ClosingsHenderson County02/15/202303/09/20230/20$170.00Gain 30-hours of post-licensing education in this Post 302 course. This assists the Real Estate Broker with the required training to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. This course consists of highlevel advanced instruction covering contracts and closing. This course will also discuss license status and education issues. The Commission requires that you attend a minimum of 90% of all scheduled course hours to be eligible to take the final course exam. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required NC Real Estate Manual before the course begins.
RLS-8708-511Post 303 NC Law, Rules & Legal ConceptsHenderson County04/12/202305/04/20230/15$170.00Gain 30-hours of post-licensing education in this Post 303 course. This assists the Real Estate Broker with the required training to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. This course gives you 30 hours of post-licensing education. Topics addressed in this course include general North Carolina licensing requirements, brokerage compensation issues, the disciplinary process, specialized types of real estate, property management in NC, and miscellaneous NC laws and legal concepts. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required NC Real Estate Manual before the course begins.
SEF-9083-501Everyday Ethics in Real EstateHenderson County05/05/202305/05/20230/20$70.00Get your 4-hours of elective needed for the NC Real Estate Commission with this course. You will learn how ethics and ethical practices apply to the field of real estate brokerage that you must know. Gain the knowledge in this exciting course that teaches ethics through the presentation and discussion of a number of specific real estate case and common situations involving today's modern real estate agent. You will be guided on the "best practices" to use in avoiding situations which can lead to disciplinary action by real estate licensing boards, as well violations of the National Association of REALTORS®, Code of Ethics Standards and Practices. You will also able to use this course to satisfy the completion of the required ethics training of the National Association of REALTORS®.
ATR-8004-401FANUC: Basic OperationsHenderson County01/26/202302/16/2023S. McCallister0/4$71.30Learn the basic operations of FANUC Robots, using the teach pendant as the main interface point. You will gain the introductory knowledge to interact with the robot.
SEF-9076-501Real Estate GENUPHenderson County05/05/202305/05/20230/20$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.
ATR-8004-402FANUC: Basic OperationsHenderson County04/21/202305/12/2023S. McCallister0/4$71.30Learn the basic operations of FANUC Robots, using the teach pendant as the main interface point. You will gain the introductory knowledge to interact with the robot.
SEF-9084-501Success Tools in Todays MarketHenderson County05/12/202305/12/20230/20$70.00Get your 4-hours of elective needed for the NC Real Estate Commission with this course. You will learn why Foreclosures, Short Sales, REOs, and Auctions are common situations that today's real estate agents are finding themselves being asked to assist with. You will gain knowledge about the specifics of how things work in the listing and sale of these. You must possess the knowledge of these subjects to assist in making recommendations to a potential client, who may find themselves involved in a pending foreclosure or a client who is seeking assistance in purchasing an REO property or making a bid at real estate auction.
SEF-9075-501Real Estate BICUPHenderson County05/12/202305/12/20230/20$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.
SEF-9085-401Property Mgmt & Managing RiskHenderson County05/17/202305/17/20230/20$70.00Get your 4-hours of elective needed for the NC Real Estate Commission with this course. You will be introduced to the principles and practices of professional real estate management. When you understand this real estate specialty, it can offer you opportunities to expand the types of services you provide to your clients/customers, but also create an opportunity to assist clients in the management of their real estate investment properties while providing a steady income stream for you when you specialize in the field of property management.
SEF-9076-401Real Estate GENUPHenderson County05/17/202305/17/20230/20$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-9086-401Real Estate FinanceHenderson County05/24/202305/24/20230/20$70.00Get your 4-hours of elective needed for the NC Real Estate Commission with this course. Learn about why the advertisements of new loan products, programs and governmental rules can initially seem intimidating and overwhelming. Gain the skills to prepare you to help your clients and customers navigate the wealth of information to choose the best loan product/program for the purchase of their dream home and/or a commercial/investment property.
SEF-9075-401Real Estate BICUPHenderson County05/24/202305/24/20230/20$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.
CAR-8127-431NC General Contractors CETransylvania County06/21/202306/22/2023R. Whitaker0/20$110.00Get your required eight-hours of annual continuing education credits. You will learn the materials in the two-hour mandatory course plus gain six additional hours of elective coursework in approved topics. Please visit our website for more information on these additional approved topics.
CAR-8127-531NC General Contractors CETransylvania County08/02/202308/03/20230/20$110.00Get your required eight-hours of annual continuing education credits. You will learn the materials in the two-hour mandatory course plus gain six additional hours of elective coursework in approved topics. Please visit our website for more information on these additional approved topics.
CSP-8766-401Introduction to BlockchainHenderson County02/02/202303/02/20230/20$60.00Learn about the technology behind Bitcoin and the rest of the crypto-world. Whether you are into computer science or curious about investment opportunities, having a basic understanding of the blockchain ecosystem is an important way to get started. Upon completion of the course, you will have a basic understanding of the mechanics of blockchains, the problems blockchains aim to solve, and the potential for disruption to various industries. You will also learn ways you might safely interact with blockchains.
ATR-8004-403FANUC: Basic OperationsHenderson County06/06/202306/27/2023S. McCallister0/4$71.30Learn the basic operations of FANUC Robots, using the teach pendant as the main interface point. You will gain the introductory knowledge to interact with the robot.
ATR-8001-401Programming Logic Controls IHenderson County03/23/202305/04/2023S. McCallister0/15$96.30Learn the integration and application of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) that are found within production and manufacturing environments. You will gain an understanding of PLCs and how they are improving operational efficiency, productivity and quality in this course. Upon completion, you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the PLC functions and how these relate to the manufacturing environment.
ATR-8002-502Programmable Logic Controls IIHenderson County05/18/202306/22/2023S. McCallister0/15$96.30Learn the more advanced features of Programmable Logic Controls (PLC's) and how the interaction and applications work within a manufacturing facility. Upon completion, you will be able to more efficiently program, navigate and understand the PLC and its interconnectivity to manufacturing processes. You will need to have successfully completed Programmable Logic Controls I or have equivalent experience working with PLCs.
OST-8049-201Graphic Design IHenderson County01/09/202305/09/2023M. Kozoroz0/5$185.00Learn the conceptualization process used in visual problem solving. You will be learning the principles of design and on the manipulation and organization of elements. Upon completion, you should be able to apply design principles and visual elements to projects. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
MLS-8874-421Notary Public EducationTransylvania County01/20/202301/20/2023R. Whitaker10/8$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
MLS-8874-601Notary Public EducationHenderson County02/04/202302/04/2023R. Whitaker1/17$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
LEX-8002-601Electronic Notary PublicHenderson County02/25/202302/25/2023R. Whitaker1/17$95.00Become an Electronic Notary Public with this course. You will learn about the legal, ethical, and procedural requirements of the Notary Act set forth in the General Statute 10B Article 2. In order to take this course, you must currently hold a valid commission as a notary public in North Carolina. You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license, and your current Notary Public number. Registration fee includes the Electronic notary class booklets.
MLS-8874-422Notary Public EducationTransylvania County03/03/202303/03/2023R. Whitaker0/18$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
OST-8049-301Graphic Design IHenderson County01/09/202305/09/2023M. Kozoroz0/5$185.00Learn the conceptualization process used in visual problem solving. You will be learning the principles of design and on the manipulation and organization of elements. Upon completion, you should be able to apply design principles and visual elements to projects. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
MLS-8874-602Notary Public EducationHenderson County03/25/202303/25/2023R. Whitaker1/17$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
MLS-8874-521Notary Public EducationTransylvania County04/21/202304/21/2023R. Whitaker0/18$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
MKT-8451-201Social Media MarketingHenderson County03/07/202305/09/2023K. Gould1/4$185.00Build your social media marketing skills by utilizing projects that give you hands-on experience implementing social media marketing strategies. You will learn about integrating different social media technologies into a marketing plan, creating social media marketing campaigns, and applying appropriate social media tools. Upon completion, you should be able to use social media technologies to create and improve marketing efforts for businesses. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. The course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
MLS-8874-603Notary Public EducationHenderson County05/06/202305/06/2023R. Whitaker0/18$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
CSP-8788-401Non-Fiction Writers' WorkshopHenderson County03/22/202304/26/20230/15$65.00Explore creative non-fiction in a weekly writers' workshop. Learn to communicate a bit of the real world through a personal experience, a scientific discovery, a history, a place, or a person using literary techniques to bring it to life. You will bring your own writing to share with the class and be given constructive feedback from the class and instructor. You will also be asked to provide constructive feedback to others.
LEX-8002-421Electronic Notary PublicTransylvania County07/19/202307/19/2023R. Whitaker0/18$95.00Become an Electronic Notary Public with this course. You will learn about the legal, ethical, and procedural requirements of the Notary Act set forth in the General Statute 10B Article 2. In order to take this course, you must currently hold a valid commission as a notary public in North Carolina. You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license, and your current Notary Public number. Registration fee includes the Electronic notary class booklets.
CSP-8784-401Spring GardeningHenderson County03/29/202304/12/2023R. Meriwether2/13$65.00Learn what vegetables and flowers are best suited for spring gardens and how to plan for a summer garden. Preparation of the soil is key along with location, size and type of garden are key elements to successful gardens. You will also learn about pest and disease management related to a spring garden.
MKT-8450-201Internet Marketing & AnalyticsHenderson County01/09/202305/09/2023K. Hanninen0/5$185.00Get introduced to Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM), and web analytics. You will learn about Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Pay Per Click advertising (PPC), Search Engine Marketing (SEM), web analytics, eye-tracking software, and email marketing. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. The course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Upon completion, you should be able to set up, monitor, and maintain SEO-optimized websites; and develop strategies for online marketing and advertising plans.
DMV-8003-431Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County02/08/202302/09/2023J. Hall0/15$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. You must attend all 8-hour of the course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector or renew your existing license. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
MKT-8450-202Internet Marketing & AnalyticsHenderson County01/09/202303/02/2023K. Hanninen0/5$185.00Get introduced to Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM), and web analytics. You will learn about Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Pay Per Click advertising (PPC), Search Engine Marketing (SEM), web analytics, eye-tracking software, and email marketing. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. The course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Upon completion, you should be able to set up, monitor, and maintain SEO-optimized websites; and develop strategies for online marketing and advertising plans.
DMV-8003-531Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County04/12/202304/13/2023J. Hall0/15$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. You must attend all 8-hour of the course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector or renew your existing license. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
DMV-8003-431Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County06/14/202306/15/2023J. Hall0/15$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. You must attend all 8-hour of the course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector or renew your existing license. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
DMV-8003-531Vehicle Safety InspectionTransylvania County08/09/202308/10/2023J. Hall0/15$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. You must attend all 8-hour of the course and pass a state certification exam administered in class to become a licensed inspector or renew your existing license. A NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes.
CSP-8787-421Miniatures for BeginnersTransylvania County03/22/202304/26/2023K. Kehoe0/11$95.00Learn to construct a room box or vignette using your own materials to complete the interior and exterior of the room. You will build simple furniture and accessories to complete the room. You will use everyday items not intended for miniatures to create your unique vignettes. Registration fee does include the cost of some of the materials used in class. An additional supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8787-422Miniatures for BeginnersTransylvania County06/14/202307/19/2023K. Kehoe0/11$95.00Learn to construct a room box or vignette using your own materials to complete the interior and exterior of the room. You will build simple furniture and accessories to complete the room. You will use everyday items not intended for miniatures to create your unique vignettes. Registration fee does include the cost of some of the materials used in class. An additional supply list will be provided upon registration.
MLS-8305-401Leading with Your VoiceHenderson County01/20/202302/24/20230/15$95.00Increase the power of your presence at meetings, conferences, online and being comfortable in front of others, setting boundaries and stating your opinion in this professional course. Gain confidence and get out of your comfort zone. Learn how to stand out in your field & life by making an impact with your voice. You will be empowered to step out of your comfort zone when it comes to being in front of others. This experiential and fun course will enliven your senses while giving you real experience in self-expression, communication etiquette, audience engagement and delivery of ideas. Learn how to build skills that prepare you to be relaxed on stage, in meetings and daily small talk. You will be required to participate in various activities and speak in front of the class without giving a formal presentation. If you are interested in TEDx talks and other forms of professional presentations Public Speaking as a Superpower is the course for you.
MLS-8306-501Public Speaking as SuperpowerHenderson County03/03/202305/12/20230/15$95.00Learn how to level up and polish yourself as speakers in this professional course. You will be required to bring a PowerPoint of a talk you have given, slides from a meeting you have run at work or one you hope to give in the future for class time practice and compassionate critique. You will focus on audience engagement, speaking with command, presenting information in a concise format, anticipating the audience, and thinking fast on your feet. Gain the skills needed for being a formal speaker. You will end this course with a 3-5-minute presentation.
MLS-8305-421Leading with Your VoiceTransylvania County02/28/202304/11/20230/15$95.00Increase the power of your presence at meetings, conferences, online and being comfortable in front of others, setting boundaries and stating your opinion in this professional course. Gain confidence and get out of your comfort zone. Learn how to stand out in your field & life by making an impact with your voice. You will be empowered to step out of your comfort zone when it comes to being in front of others. This experiential and fun course will enliven your senses while giving you real experience in self-expression, communication etiquette, audience engagement and delivery of ideas. Learn how to build skills that prepare you to be relaxed on stage, in meetings and daily small talk. You will be required to participate in various activities and speak in front of the class without giving a formal presentation. If you are interested in TEDx talks and other forms of professional presentations Public Speaking as a Superpower is the course for you.
MLS-8306-421Public Speaking as SuperpowerTransylvania County04/18/202306/13/20230/15$95.00Learn how to level up and polish yourself as speakers in this professional course. You will be required to bring a PowerPoint of a talk you have given, slides from a meeting you have run at work or one you hope to give in the future for class time practice and compassionate critique. You will focus on audience engagement, speaking with command, presenting information in a concise format, anticipating the audience, and thinking fast on your feet. Gain the skills needed for being a formal speaker. You will end this course with a 3-5-minute presentation.
MLS-8307-501Strategic Think/CommunicationHenderson County03/03/202304/28/20230/20$170.00Gain information on why the skills of Strategic Thinking & Strategic Communication are intertwined and interrelated as one endeavors to think futuristically and the other gives it expression in communication which is the main parameter of solving problems. Learn how to win people over and address problems in a collaborative manner. In these changing times, a paradigm shift of authority is quickly emerging as a collaborative authority rather than a command and control authority. You will learn how to hone in and combine your strategic thinking skills and strategic communication skills with live active tools that will demonstrate the way to your next success.
CSP-8783-800Intermediate Watercolor StudioAthletics and Activity Center02/02/202303/09/2023J. Camp7/3$75.00Expand on what you started in Learning and Loving Water. You will explore more advanced techniques and watercolor skills, color theory, and develop your own personal style. The supply list will be provided in the first class.
CSP-8783-401Intermediate Watercolor StudioHenderson County06/01/202307/06/2023J. Camp0/10$75.00Expand on what you started in Learning and Loving Water. You will explore more advanced techniques and watercolor skills, color theory, and develop your own personal style. The supply list will be provided in the first class.
CSP-8785-411Rubber Stamping Surprise CardsHenderson County02/28/202303/28/2023A. Carroll1/7$67.00Learn to make a variety of rubber-stamping cards with a surprise inside in this intermediate, fun, hands-on course. You will learn how to create explosion, pocket, pop-up and accordion fold cards. Basic rubber-stamping experience is helpful, but not required. You will need to bring your own scissors to each class.
CSP-8786-411Rubber Stamping Variety CardsHenderson County06/06/202306/27/2023A. Carroll1/7$67.00Learn to make rubber-stamping cards with a variety of folds and techniques in this intermediate, fun, hands-on course. You will learn how to create fun fold and 3-dimensional cards. You will also learn the embossing technique and to create gift boxes. Basic rubber-stamping experience is helpful, but not required. You will need to bring your own scissors to each class.
MLS-8995-201Introduction to LeadershipHenderson County01/09/202303/02/2023L. Angel0/5$130.00Learn about concepts, models and practices of leadership that are effective in governmental, business, civic, community and political organizations. Learn about the purposes and structures of various types of organizations, traits of a leader, examine leadership styles and strategies that align with these organizations. You will also learn about succession planning and various other topics pertinent to effective leadership. This course is connected to a introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc.
MLS-8300-201Leading ChangeHenderson County03/07/202305/09/2023B. Kish0/5$130.00Get the opportunity to develop the knowledge base necessary to lead and manage organizational change with an emphasis on a 360-degree approach to understanding change. Learn about various aspects of implementing change, such as: addressing the human psychology of change through innovative technology, social media, theoretical frameworks, understanding change agents, and operations. Prerequisite: Introduction to Leadership. This course is connected to an advanced curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
AHR-8140-411HVAC BasicsHenderson County02/07/202305/02/20232/10$186.30Learn the fundamentals of heating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. You will learn about safety, tools, principles of heat transfer, piping, electricity, controls, heating system components and air conditioning systems. You will also gain a basic understanding of the tools and practices used in new installations and in the repair of existing installations.
PLU-8003-411Plumbing BasicsHenderson County01/31/202303/30/20230/10$186.30Learn the basic installation and maintenance of plumbing systems and components. You will gain the basic knowledge in types of fixtures, drainage systems, potable water systems, understanding of specialty plumbing tools and types of plumbing materials used on the job. You will also gain a basic understanding of the tools and practices used in new installations and in the repair of existing installations.
CSP-8789-411Exploring Clay I - ExtendedHenderson County05/24/202308/02/2023R. Kirby5/5$215.30Learn how to express your creative visions through working with clay in this extended course through the summer. This is a mixed level class. For beginners, this class offers small group instruction in which you will learn the basics of handbuilding, wheel throwing and glazing techniques. Those with previous experience are offered guided instruction as they work independently refining skills and learning new techniques. Clay is available at the College Bookstore. Personal tools will be discussed in the first class.
OST-8048-202Microsoft Excel SpreadsheetsHenderson County01/09/202303/02/2023V. Capps0/5$215.00Learn the basic spreadsheet design, and development using Microsoft Excel. You will learn about writing formulas, using functions, enhancing spreadsheets, creating charts, and printing. Upon completion, you should be able to design and print basic spreadsheets and charts. You will be given the opportunity to take the MOS: Microsoft Office Excel Core Certification Exam. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
OST-8048-302Microsoft Excel SpreadsheetsHenderson County01/09/202303/02/2023V. Capps0/5$215.00Learn the basic spreadsheet design, and development using Microsoft Excel. You will learn about writing formulas, using functions, enhancing spreadsheets, creating charts, and printing. Upon completion, you should be able to design and print basic spreadsheets and charts. You will be given the opportunity to take the MOS: Microsoft Office Excel Core Certification Exam. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
OST-8048-201Microsoft Excel SpreadsheetsHenderson County01/09/202305/09/2023V. Capps0/5$215.00Learn the basic spreadsheet design, and development using Microsoft Excel. You will learn about writing formulas, using functions, enhancing spreadsheets, creating charts, and printing. Upon completion, you should be able to design and print basic spreadsheets and charts. You will be given the opportunity to take the MOS: Microsoft Office Excel Core Certification Exam. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
OST-8048-301Microsoft Excel SpreadsheetsHenderson County01/09/202305/09/2023V. Capps0/5$215.00Learn the basic spreadsheet design, and development using Microsoft Excel. You will learn about writing formulas, using functions, enhancing spreadsheets, creating charts, and printing. Upon completion, you should be able to design and print basic spreadsheets and charts. You will be given the opportunity to take the MOS: Microsoft Office Excel Core Certification Exam. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
OST-8047-201Microsoft Access ConceptsHenderson County03/07/202305/09/2023M. Johnson0/5$215.00Get introduced to database design and creation using Microsoft Access. You will learn about data dictionaries, normalization, data integrity, data modeling, and creation of simple tables, queries, reports, and forms. Upon completion, you should be able to design and implement normalized database structures by creating simple database tables, queries, reports, and forms. You will also have the opportunity to take the MOS: Microsoft Office Access Certification Exam. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins
NOS-8002-201Windows Administration IHenderson County01/09/202305/09/2023T. Stephens0/5$185.00Learn the installation and configuration of a Windows Server operating system. You will gain an understanding on the basic configuration of core network services, Active Directory and group policies. Upon completion, you should be able to install and configure a Windows Server operating system and be prepared to complete the MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals certification. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins
SEC-8004-201Security ConceptsHenderson County01/09/202305/09/2023R. Hollifield1/4$185.00Get introduced to the concepts and issues related to securing information systems and the development of policies to implement information security controls. You learn about the historical view of networking and security, security issues, trends, security resources, and the role of policy, people, and processes in information security. Upon completion, you should be able to identify information security risks, create an information security policy, and identify processes to implement and enforce policy and be prepared to complete the CompTIA Security+ certification. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
NET-8002-201Routing and Switching IHenderson County01/09/202303/02/2023T. Stephens1/4$185.00Learn advanced IP addressing techniques, intermediate routing protocols, command-line interface configuration of switches, Ethernet switching, VLANs, STP and VTP. Upon completion, you should be able to perform tasks related to VLSM, routing protocols, switching concepts and configuration, STP,VLANs and VTP. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and internet navigation before taking this course.
NET-8002-301Routing and Switching IHenderson County01/09/202303/02/2023T. Stephens0/5$185.00Learn advanced IP addressing techniques, intermediate routing protocols, command-line interface configuration of switches, Ethernet switching, VLANs, STP and VTP. Upon completion, you should be able to perform tasks related to VLSM, routing protocols, switching concepts and configuration, STP,VLANs and VTP. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and internet navigation before taking this course.
NET-8003-201Routing and Switching IIHenderson County03/07/202305/09/2023T. Stephens0/5$185.00earn WAN theory and design, WAN technology, PPP, Frame Relay, ISDN and additional case studies. Topics include network congestion problems, TCP/IP transport and network layer protocols, advanced routing and switching configuration, ISDN protocols, PPP encapsulation operations on a router. Upon completion students will be able to provide solutions for network routing problems, identify ISFN protocols and describe the Spanning Tree protocol. Prerequisite: Routing and Switching I. This course is connected to an advanced curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
NET-8003-301Routing and Switching IIHenderson County03/07/202305/09/2023T. Stephens0/5$185.00earn WAN theory and design, WAN technology, PPP, Frame Relay, ISDN and additional case studies. Topics include network congestion problems, TCP/IP transport and network layer protocols, advanced routing and switching configuration, ISDN protocols, PPP encapsulation operations on a router. Upon completion students will be able to provide solutions for network routing problems, identify ISFN protocols and describe the Spanning Tree protocol. Prerequisite: Routing and Switching I. This course is connected to an advanced curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
ACC-8128-201QuickBooks OnlineHenderson County03/07/202305/09/2023T. Larach0/5$235.00Get introduced to QuickBooks Online. You will learn about entering data in accounts payable and receivable, keeping petty cash records, maintaining inventory, reconciling bank statements, running payroll, and generating simple financial reports. Upon completion, you should be able to demonstrate competence in the entry and manipulation of data to provide financial solutions for the office. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
ELC-8122-401NC Electrician Continuing EducationHenderson County03/25/202303/25/2023R. Brockman0/25$70.00Earn your National Electrical Code (NEC) continuing education credits. NEC is the most widely adopted code in the world. Approved by the American National Standards Institute, NEC is the most complete set of electrical code requirements that govern electrical installations in the interest of safety for persons and property. Stay up to date with current code changes. Bring your most current code book to class with you.
WLD-8141-301Non-Destructive Testing QA/QCHenderson County01/26/202305/18/2023B. Land0/12$256.30Non-destructive testing (NDT) is a technique, including group analysis, used to evaluate the properties or determine the structural integrity of a material or component without damaging or impairing the serviceability of the part or system. Industry applications of NDT include visual examination of bolting, valves, and welds; surface examination of vessels, weld preps, and castings; and volumetric examination of welds, heat exchanger tubing, and fiberglass reinforced plastics. Students will understand/ comply with their role in workplace safety as well as ensure they understand the most common OSHA standards applicable to any manufacturing environment. **This course aligns with: MAC 114.
CSP-8576-421Drawing FundamentalsTransylvania County01/27/202303/03/20232/9$75.00Learn the skills and techniques to draw from the world around you with classroom and outside experience. Gain an understanding of basic drawing and how to apply design elements that include shading, line, shape and space. Whether you are a beginner or just brushing up on your skills, this class will provide a basic understanding of drawing. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
CSP-8576-521Drawing FundamentalsTransylvania County03/24/202305/05/20230/11$65.00Learn the skills and techniques to draw from the world around you with classroom and outside experience. Gain an understanding of basic drawing and how to apply design elements that include shading, line, shape and space. Whether you are a beginner or just brushing up on your skills, this class will provide a basic understanding of drawing. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
MEC-8028-331Machining FundamentalsTransylvania County01/09/202308/14/2023K. Spradlin0/20$276.30Learn a variety of material-working processes common to the machining industry. This course will teach you about the working properties of metals and how to operate machine tools to produce products that meet precise specifications. You will learn through hands-on learning experience, and understand their appropriate utilization and at specific steps in a manufacturing process; and, understand/comply with their role in workplace safety as well as ensure they understand the most common OSHA standards applicable to any manufacturing environment. *This course aligns with: BPR 111, MAC 141, MAC 114 and MAC 121.
NET-8008-301Networking for IndustryHenderson County06/01/202307/20/2023D. Pryor0/15$176.30Gain the fundamental network and Internet Protocol concepts such as the OSI model, IP addressing, IP subnetting, IP routing and Ethernet switching, and VLANS. You will configure actual network and manufacturing equipment such as programmable logic controllers in a variety of hands-on labs. Upon successful completion, you will be able to configure an Ethernet to connect industry equipment in a basic network topology.
TCT-8001-411Fiber Optic Network InstallHenderson County01/01/202305/15/20230/15$251.30Develop the fundamental skills required to serve as an entry-level fiber optic cable technician. Gain the fundamental principles of fiber optic technology including: fiber optic history and theory, installation, cable management, cable termination, mechanical and fusion splicing, use of testing equipment to troubleshoot transmission issues, and cable restoration. You will learn fundamental safety protocols and perform hands-on labs working with fiber optic cables and equipment such as an OTDR, power meter, and fusion splicer. Upon completion of the course, you should be prepared to take the Fiber Optic Association Certified Fiber Optic Technician certification exam.
CSP-8224-411Oil PaintingHenderson County01/19/202302/22/20233/7$80.00Learn the techniques and applications needed to paint with oils. You will gain an understanding of the Alla Prima direct painting technique. You will become comfortable using and manipulating paint toward developing further works based on your individual interests and expression by the end of the course.
CSP-8224-412Oil PaintingHenderson County05/18/202306/22/20230/10$80.00Learn the techniques and applications needed to paint with oils. You will gain an understanding of the Alla Prima direct painting technique. You will become comfortable using and manipulating paint toward developing further works based on your individual interests and expression by the end of the course.
CSP-8749-401Boost Your Health & WellnessHenderson County02/01/202303/08/2023G. Novy2/13$65.00Gain knowledge toward your health to increase your immune system which naturally decreases inflammation in your body. Learn about wellness and how simple changes in your lifestyle will benefit you with an increased immunity. Understand why inflammation is the cornerstone to heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes including digestive disorders, stroke, weight gain, skin irritations, mood swings, to name a few. You will understand the function of your body and why to value and care for it. This course will address food as medicine, activity, sleep, decreasing stress and increasing joy.
CSP-8764-401Healthy Food Choices & RecipesHenderson County02/01/202303/08/2023G. Novy0/15$65.00Learn to gain an understanding of better food choices for wellness as you create your recipes and meal plans for a healthier you. You will also learn ways to decrease inflammation to increase immunity.
CSP-8737-800Making Cold Connection EarringFletcher Town Hall04/17/202304/19/2023E. Till-Fidelman1/7$95.00Learn how to construct a variety of earrings using gemstones, pearls, aluminum, sterling silver, pewter and leather. You will create four to six pairs of earrings depending on ability and time. The registration fee includes the cost of materials for this class.
OST-8050-201Microsoft PowerPointHenderson County05/17/202307/12/2023V. Capps0/10$215.00Gain the skills in this hands-on experience to create a graphics presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint. You will learn about terminology, effective chart usage, design and layout, integrating hardware components, and enhancing presentations with text, graphics, audio and video. Upon completion, you should be able to design and demonstrate an effective presentation and will be given the opportunity to take the MOS: Microsoft Office PowerPoint Certification Exam. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
OST-8048-203Microsoft Excel SpreadsheetsHenderson County05/17/202307/12/2023V. Capps0/10$215.00Learn the basic spreadsheet design, and development using Microsoft Excel. You will learn about writing formulas, using functions, enhancing spreadsheets, creating charts, and printing. Upon completion, you should be able to design and print basic spreadsheets and charts. You will be given the opportunity to take the MOS: Microsoft Office Excel Core Certification Exam. This course is connected to an introductory curriculum course which will articulate if a grade of C or better is earned. Course embodies rigorous assignments, discussions, quizzes, etc. You should have basic computer skills including file management and Internet navigation before taking this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins.
MFG-8001-501Lean Yellow BeltHenderson County06/07/202306/14/2023S. Suess0/20$101.30Learn the potential of applying tools and techniques of Six Sigma through the use of the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) methodology. You will be introduced to the valuable framework used to establish efficient processes while delivering consistent levels of customer quality.
SEF-8959-901Medical Term: Word Association TutorialHenderson County01/18/202303/20/2023P. Wynn0/11$75.00This 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. This class is a self-paced program.
CSP-8765-801Human Head Clay Sculpting01/26/202303/02/2023L. Adams1/7$126.30Learn the fundamentals of sculpting the human head. You will learn ways to prepare an armature, how to build form and mold features, examining all the planes and nuances the human head possesses. You will be encouraged to contemplate how to expressively complete your sculpture as a finished piece. Registration fee includes the cost of materials for this class.
COM-8733-912Writing Effective Grant ProposalsHenderson County12/14/202203/14/2023P. Wynn1/9$75.00Preparing successful grant proposals to receive funding from corporations or foundations requires careful research, meticulous preparation, and graceful writing. This course will walk you through all of the essential steps--including an important discussion of what you must do when the grant arrives! In this course, you'll learn how to become fully familiar with the institution or project for which you are requesting support. You'll get valuable guidance in preparing a background statement and a brief financial statement to support your request. You'll also research some charitable foundation and corporate giving sources. Then, you'll learn how to put everything together so you can assemble, write, and submit complete grant proposals to foundations, corporations, and wealthy individuals for any number of your pet projects.
COM-8728-902Advanced Grant Proposals WritingHenderson County02/15/202304/17/2023P. Wynn1/9$75.00Do you know the best way to present information in a grant proposal? In this course, an experienced grantwriter will show you how to research and write winning proposals that get funded. Learn what to do--and, more importantly what not to do--on every part of your proposal. Gain a full understanding of the criteria funders use to determine whether your grant proposal gets funded or rejected. You'll become expert at ferreting out corporate, foundation, and government grantmakers, and you'll know how to tailor your responses to information found in the peer review criteria. You'll also discover a number of significant finishing touches that can give your project the edge over others. You'll know the best type of paper to use, which buzzwords to include, which fonts work best, and which types of graphics and formatting techniques will make your proposal more competitive.
SEF-9135-911Intro to Nonprofit ManagementHenderson County01/18/202303/20/2023P. Wynn1/9$75.00Develop the skills and strategies you need to become an integral part of one of America's fastest growing service sectors! In this course, a twelve-year veteran in the nonprofit management field will show you how to transform your good intentions into a professional plan of action. You'll understand the unique characteristics of nonprofit organizations while mastering the core knowledge necessary to become an effective leader in the nonprofit arena.In this course, you will learn skills and develop strategies that will take your organization to new heights of prosperity and productivity. You'll gain a full understanding the role of the executive director and the board of directors, special event and meeting management, public relation strategies, and how to find a position in this fascinating and rewarding field of work.
SEF-8947-911Explore a Career in Medical CodingHenderson County12/05/202203/05/2023P. Wynn1/9$75.00Learn to use the CPT manual and the ICD-10-CM to find medical codes for any disease, condition, treatment, or surgical procedure. This knowledge will help prepare you to work almost anywhere in the medical field-doctors' offices, clinics, public health facilities, hospitals, labs, nursing homes, insurance agencies, or even the comfort of your own home. We'll go through each of the main systems of the human body-integumentary (skin), musculoskeletal, respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, endocrine, and male and female genitourinary-outlining the medical terminology, conditions, diseases, injuries, treatments, and procedures you'll see most often in each of those systems. We'll look at lots of real-world examples and coding exercises to get you using your coding tools in conjunction with your analytical skills to come up with the right codes to describe any medical situation. In the process, you'll get hands-on experience you'll need to code medical insurance claims with confidence. By the end of this course, you'll know how to find your way through both the CPT manual and the ICD-10-CM manual, and you'll be well on your way to a career as a medical coder! Course Revised 2017
SEF-8959-911Medical Term: Word Association TutorialHenderson County12/05/202203/05/2023P. Wynn1/9$75.00This 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. This class is a self-paced program.
SEF-9136-912SQL Series -DLHenderson County12/14/202203/10/2023P. Wynn1/9$199.00SQL is one of the most requested skills from today's data-driven employers. Learn the coding language in these easy to follow online courses. Gain a solid working knowledge of the most powerful and widely used database programming language in the world. This Structured Query Language (SQL) series help you master the fundamentals of SQL and more advanced topics through hands-on practice and programming exercises. You will even learn several real-world applications for SQL and gain valuable skills to enhance your resume.
LEX-8003-421Notary Public EducationTransylvania County05/24/202305/24/2023R. Whitaker0/18$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
LEX-8003-601Notary Public EducationHenderson County06/10/202306/10/2023R. Whitaker0/19$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
LEX-8003-422Notary Public EducationTransylvania County06/28/202306/28/2023R. Whitaker0/18$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
LEX-8003-602Notary Public EducationHenderson County07/29/202307/29/2023R. Whitaker0/19$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
LEX-8003-521Notary Public EducationTransylvania County08/11/202308/11/2023R. Whitaker0/18$95.00Learn what it takes to become a Notary Public in North Carolina in this course. The State of North Carolina requires those who want to be commissioned by the Secretary of State as a Notary Public to complete a course of instruction at a community college. In order to take this course, you must be 18 years or older, live or work in NC, have a high school diploma or an equivalent (GED). You will also be required to provide an official identification, such as a valid driver's license and be able to speak, read, and write English. This course will discuss the application process. Registration fee includes your book and materials.
CUL-8001-5314-HR ServSafe Manager ReviewTransylvania County07/20/202307/20/20230/15$95.00Review information from the National Restaurant Association's (NRA) ServSafe Manager 7th Edition Book before taking the proctored two hour 09-ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Examination. North Carolina 15A .2600 Rules Governing Food Protection and Sanitation of Food Establishments states that food service establishments must have a certified manager present at all times of operation. Food establishments will receive a deduction of two points on food safety inspection scores if this requirement is not met. The student will be responsible for reading and performing all book related activities prior to attending the course.
CSP-8724-531Beginner Carolina Shag ITransylvania County03/02/202303/30/2023C. Bryson2/14$61.30Learn new steps that will move your Shag knowledge from basic to a more challenging level. This course is for couples and singles who like Shag music from the 60s and know the basic six-count Shag steps. You will learn social steps and lead and follows, adding to your dance routine from the previous class. Basic Beginner Carolina Shag class not required but strongly suggested prior to taking this course.
CSP-8791-800Pottery: Beginning Clay01/17/202303/07/20236/4$215.00Begin your pottery journey with an introduction to clay using various techniques. If you are new to clay or have limited pottery experience, this is the class for you. You will learn the fundamental pottery skills by creating functional and decorative ceramic art through weekly projects and skills lessons. Registration fee includes one block of clay and shelf space until pieces are complete. There will be community tools available for use during the course.
CSP-8791-801Pottery: Beginning Clay01/17/202303/07/20232/8$215.00Begin your pottery journey with an introduction to clay using various techniques. If you are new to clay or have limited pottery experience, this is the class for you. You will learn the fundamental pottery skills by creating functional and decorative ceramic art through weekly projects and skills lessons. Registration fee includes one block of clay and shelf space until pieces are complete. There will be community tools available for use during the course.
CSP-8792-800Pottery: Intermediate Clay01/19/202303/09/20231/9$215.00Continue your ceramics exploration in this intermediate level course. You will be supported on your ceramics journey. In this dynamic student-centered course, the content will be centered around your interests and skills, allowing you to explore the aspects of clay that speak to you with personalized and group instruction provided. Registration fee includes one block of clay and shelf space until pieces are complete. There will be community tools available for use during the course. You will need to have completed Pottery: Beginning Clay or have experience working with clay before taking this course.
CSP-8792-801Pottery: Intermediate Clay01/19/202303/09/20231/9$215.00Continue your ceramics exploration in this intermediate level course. You will be supported on your ceramics journey. In this dynamic student-centered course, the content will be centered around your interests and skills, allowing you to explore the aspects of clay that speak to you with personalized and group instruction provided. Registration fee includes one block of clay and shelf space until pieces are complete. There will be community tools available for use during the course. You will need to have completed Pottery: Beginning Clay or have experience working with clay before taking this course.
CSP-8791-802Pottery: Beginning Clay03/14/202305/02/20230/10$215.00Begin your pottery journey with an introduction to clay using various techniques. If you are new to clay or have limited pottery experience, this is the class for you. You will learn the fundamental pottery skills by creating functional and decorative ceramic art through weekly projects and skills lessons. Registration fee includes one block of clay and shelf space until pieces are complete. There will be community tools available for use during the course.
CSP-8791-803Pottery: Beginning Clay03/14/202305/02/20231/9$215.00Begin your pottery journey with an introduction to clay using various techniques. If you are new to clay or have limited pottery experience, this is the class for you. You will learn the fundamental pottery skills by creating functional and decorative ceramic art through weekly projects and skills lessons. Registration fee includes one block of clay and shelf space until pieces are complete. There will be community tools available for use during the course.
CSP-8792-802Pottery: Intermediate Clay03/16/202305/04/20231/9$215.00Continue your ceramics exploration in this intermediate level course. You will be supported on your ceramics journey. In this dynamic student-centered course, the content will be centered around your interests and skills, allowing you to explore the aspects of clay that speak to you with personalized and group instruction provided. Registration fee includes one block of clay and shelf space until pieces are complete. There will be community tools available for use during the course. You will need to have completed Pottery: Beginning Clay or have experience working with clay before taking this course.
CSP-8792-803Pottery: Intermediate Clay03/16/202305/04/20231/9$215.00Continue your ceramics exploration in this intermediate level course. You will be supported on your ceramics journey. In this dynamic student-centered course, the content will be centered around your interests and skills, allowing you to explore the aspects of clay that speak to you with personalized and group instruction provided. Registration fee includes one block of clay and shelf space until pieces are complete. There will be community tools available for use during the course. You will need to have completed Pottery: Beginning Clay or have experience working with clay before taking this course.
CSP-8791-801Pottery: Beginning Clay06/13/202308/01/20230/10$215.00Begin your pottery journey with an introduction to clay using various techniques. If you are new to clay or have limited pottery experience, this is the class for you. You will learn the fundamental pottery skills by creating functional and decorative ceramic art through weekly projects and skills lessons. Registration fee includes one block of clay and shelf space until pieces are complete. There will be community tools available for use during the course.
CSP-8791-802Pottery: Beginning Clay06/13/202308/01/20230/10$215.00Begin your pottery journey with an introduction to clay using various techniques. If you are new to clay or have limited pottery experience, this is the class for you. You will learn the fundamental pottery skills by creating functional and decorative ceramic art through weekly projects and skills lessons. Registration fee includes one block of clay and shelf space until pieces are complete. There will be community tools available for use during the course.
CSP-8792-801Pottery: Intermediate Clay06/15/202308/03/20230/10$215.00Continue your ceramics exploration in this intermediate level course. You will be supported on your ceramics journey. In this dynamic student-centered course, the content will be centered around your interests and skills, allowing you to explore the aspects of clay that speak to you with personalized and group instruction provided. Registration fee includes one block of clay and shelf space until pieces are complete. There will be community tools available for use during the course. You will need to have completed Pottery: Beginning Clay or have experience working with clay before taking this course.
CSP-8792-802Pottery: Intermediate Clay06/15/202308/03/20230/10$215.00Continue your ceramics exploration in this intermediate level course. You will be supported on your ceramics journey. In this dynamic student-centered course, the content will be centered around your interests and skills, allowing you to explore the aspects of clay that speak to you with personalized and group instruction provided. Registration fee includes one block of clay and shelf space until pieces are complete. There will be community tools available for use during the course. You will need to have completed Pottery: Beginning Clay or have experience working with clay before taking this course.
SEF-9138-912Adobe Illustrator CC - SPHenderson County12/01/202203/01/2023P. Wynn1/10$119.00How to navigate the Illustrator environment. Methods to create documents and basic shapes, working with colors, swatches, and fill and stroke, organize a project and work with layers and artboards, discover advanced illustration techniques. By taking this class, students can add valuable and sought-after skills to their web design résumé.
FLI-8792-901Beginning Conversational French-DLHenderson County01/18/202303/20/2023P. Wynn1/10$75.00This course will teach how to communicate easily and comfortably with those who speak French. Learn practical, common phrases that will make a trip to the many French-speaking regions of the world more pleasant. Learn dialogue specific to various settings, and be surprised how easy it can be to speak another language!
SEF-9139-911Diversity Training - SPHenderson County12/02/202203/02/2023P. Wynn1/9$79.00This Diversity Training for Employees and Managers is ideal for anyone working in a professional environment. The course brings people together by focusing on principles like respect, acceptance and inclusivity. It is designed to help employees and managers gain a better understanding of the skills, characteristics, and talents that each person brings to the table regardless of their background. The class emphasizes the need to communicate, negotiate, and collaborate in a diverse environment both internally and externally.
SEF-9137-912Total Quality Fundamentals-DLHenderson County12/09/202203/09/2023P. Wynn1/9$100.00In this course you will learn how to effectively apply the fundamentals of total quality. You will gain understanding of what quality is and learn about the history of the quality movement. You will discover the role of customers in quality and determine the major elements of a quality system. This course will show you how to master key concepts such as the cost of non-quality, variation, and total employee involvement (TEI). Increase your value to your company by learning about various motivational models, leadership, and teamwork. Determine how to effectively apply quality standards by creating and implementing internal and external auditing activities. Learn the ins and outs of ISO 9000, ISO 14000, and the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. In this online course, you will learn how successful organizations apply quality to their everyday activities. You will find out how to use teamwork to make the most of employees' abilities and potential. You will learn to manage the process of change, reduce customer complaints, and increase customer service. You will learn of a number of quality fallacies and how to lessen their impact.

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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:

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