Continuing Education Schedule of Courses

August to December 2020

Contact Us

Economic and Workforce Development/Continuing Education
(828) 694-1735 or 883-2520
ewdce@blueridge.edu

Course Categories

 

Advanced Manufacturing

AutoCAD I

Learn 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. Registration Fee: $130.

9/14-12/14
M, 5-9 p.m.
Instructor: Schwartz
Location: HCC SPRM 117
Course #: DFT-8107-401

FANUC: Basic Operations           NEW

Learn the basic operations of FANUC Robots, using the teach pendant as the main interface point. You will gain introductory knowledge to interact with the robot. Registration Fee: $71.30.

9/4-10/2
F, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: McCallister
Location: HCC SPRM 134
Course #: ATR-8004-401

10/16-11/6
F, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: McCallister
Location: HCC SPRM 134
Course #: ATR-8004-501

High-Pressure Diecast Production Skills

Gain the knowledge and understanding of the production skills needed to work in high-pressure diecasting. You will learn about the production facility and gain specialized skills required when working with the materials used in production. Included will be a strong emphasis on safety. Due to the learning modules, the hours will vary for this course. This course will include simulation software to enhance student learning. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials. Registration Fee: $181.30.

9/2-9/17
WTh, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Instructor: McCallister
Location: HCC SPRM 134
Course #: MNT-8012-401

10/14-10/29
WTh, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Instructor: McCallister
Location: HCC SPRM 134
Course #: MNT-8012-501

Introduction to Plastic Injection Molding

Prepare to enter the plastic molding industry with the baseline knowledge needed to understand and operate within that field. This course will provide an overview of the materials, machinery, and methods required to safely work in this field. Registration Fee: $96.30.

11/3-11/12
TTh, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: McCallister
Location: HCC SPRM 134
Course #: MEC-8025-401

Intermediate Plastic Injection Molding

Develop additional skills and knowledge regarding the materials, machinery, and methods involved in the plastic molding industry. Prerequisite is Intro to Plastic Injection Molding or equivalent experience is required. Registration Fee: $96.30.

12/1-12/10
TTh 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: McCallister
Location: HCC SPRM 134
Course #: MEC-8026-501

HAZWOPER Refresher Online – 8 Hours

Annual OSHA-required refresher for students who have completed HAZWOPER 40 Hour and/or 24 Hour Spill Response certifications. Training as specified in 29 CFR 1910.120. All course work will be completed online. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by email on the course start date. Registration Fee: $75.

9/16-9/27
Online
Course #: HAZ-8069-201

10/21-11/1
Online
Course #: HAZ-8069-202

12/2-12/13
Online
Course #: HAZ-8069-203

24 Hour Moderate Risk HAZWOPER Online

OSHA-required training meeting the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120 for HAZMAT technicians needing 24 hour Moderate Risk certification. Course work will be completed online; one day of classroom instruction is required. Students will receive sign-on ID and password by email on the course start date. Registration Fee: $87.

This course meets online from September 3 to September 18. Meets in person from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on September 19.
Instructor: Staff
Course #: HAZ-8065-201

This course meets online from November 3 to November 20. Meets in person from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on November 21.
Instructor: Staff
Course #: HAZ-8065-202

OSHA Standards for General Industry 10-Hour

The OSHA for General Industry 10-Hour course covers the major provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. You will learn how to locate and interpret OSHA standards and how to identify critical safety and health issues with OSHA-authorized curriculum and instructor. If you wish to receive an official OSHA course completion card, an additional fee will be charged. Please bring $20 in cash or check to the first class. This is a processing fee charged by the OTI Education Centers. Registration Fee: $70.

9/1-9/2
TW, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Location: HCC TEDC 236
Course #: OSH-8051-401

Shock & Arc Flash Protection NFPA 70E           NEW

This course is a technician level training for electrical workers to build awareness and compliance to NFPA 70E standards. The course features in-depth coverage of electrical safety facts, regulations and standards, electrical hazards and protection strategies, personal protective equipment, hazard assessment, and safety-related work practices. Please bring $130 in cash or check to the first class. Registration Fee: $70.

8/31
M, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Location: HCC TEDC 236
Course #: ISC-8202-401

Welding I

Learn 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. Registration Fee: $88.80.

8/28-10/2
F, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Campbell
Location: HCC SPRM 135
Course #: WLD-8134-401

10/16-11/20
F, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Campbell
Location: HCC SPRM 135
Course #: WLD-8134-402

10/17-11/21
S, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: Campbell
Location: HCC SPRM 135
Course #: WLD-8134-403

 


Art

Illuminated Manuscript Lettering

Learn 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. Registration Fee: $70.

10/21-12/2
W, 1-3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Tickle
Location: OCL Fletcher Town Hall
Course #: CSP-8664-401

Intermediate Calligraphy

Explore more advanced calligraphy techniques and styles such as Old English Gothic, Irish Uncials, italic, and more in this class for those who have a basic knowledge of calligraphy. In addition to new techniques, you will also learn how to use color and gold leaf for initial letters. As you develop these new skills, you will be able to impress family and friends with handcrafted holiday greeting cards and invitations. A supply list will be available at the first meeting. Registration Fee: $70.

8/24-10/5
M, 1-3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Tickle
Location: OCL Fletcher Town Hall
Course #: CSP-8692-501

Learning and Loving Watercolor

Develop your watercolor painting skills as we cover the basics of watercolor techniques including washes, bleeds, gradations, and masking. Learn the proper use of brushes, water, and pigment with an emphasis on mixing your own colors. Experiment with a variety of effects, working realistically and abstractly. A supply list will be provided upon registration. Registration Fee: $75.

9/14-10/19
M, 2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Grissom
Location: TCC TRCS 147
Course #: CSP-8033-421

10/14-11/18
W, 1-4 p.m.
Instructor: Hughes
Location: HCC HEND 130
Course #: CSP-8033-401

Intermediate Watercolor

Expand your knowledge and experience with watercolor in this course. Your knowledge and abilities will be assessed and then instruction will build on those abilities. You will learn how to achieve a strong center of interest, review color theory, and critique your own work in progress. A supply list will be provided upon registration. Registration Fee: $75.

11/2-12/7
M, 2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Grissom
Location: TCC TRCS 147
Course #: CSP-8164-521

Watercolor & Collage Adventure

Learn how watercolors and paper come together in a new manner to create a mixed media magical masterpiece. You will begin with painting and add character and depth with torn papers that have been created or gathered from exotic locations. Registration Fee: $75.

10/13-11/17
T, 1-4 p.m.
Instructor: Hughes
Location: HCC
Course #: CSP-8972-401

Mixed Media Painting

Learn mixed media basics using familiar materials with different acrylic applications, creative backgrounds, texturing, layering, integrating objects, scribbling, and more. At the end of the course, you will have a few pieces of your own original artwork. No prior experience required. A supply list will be provided upon registration. Registration Fee: $75.

10/7-11/18
W, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Miller
Location: HCC HEND 130
Course #: CSP-8620-411

Oil Painting

Learn the techniques and applications needed to paint with oils. Emphasis will be placed on formalism and the use of traditional techniques. By the end of this course, you should be comfortable using and manipulating paint toward developing further works based on your individual interests and expression. Registration Fee: $75.

8/26-9/30
W, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Miller
Location: HCC HEND 130
Course #: CSP-8224-411

Pastel Painting

Enjoy 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. Registration Fee: $80.

9/14-11/2
M, 1-4 p.m.
Instructor: Kies
Location: HCC TEDC 336
Course #: CSP-8657-401

Intermediate Pastel Painting

Expand 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. Registration Fee: $80.

9/16-11/4
W, 1-4 p.m.
Instructor: Kies
Location: HCC TEDC 336
Course #: CSP-8698-401

Round Hand Calligraphy

Learn 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. Registration Fee: $70.

10/26-11/30
M, 1-3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Tickle
Location: OCL Fletcher Town Hall
Course #: CSP-8665-401

 


Automotive/Transportation

Automotive Upholstery I

Gain the introductory knowledge and skills of basic automotive upholstery. Through hands-on experience, you will learn basic upholstery sewing machine maintenance and operation to perform basic stitching. You will also be able to identify and purchase upholstery materials. Learn proper removal and repair of seat covers and frames or to install new or repaired seat covers on existing frames. You are required to bring safety glasses to the first class. Registration Fee: $206.30.

9/8-12/1
TTh, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Ducker
Location: TCC TRCT 113
Course #: AUT-8342-431

Certified Automotive Tire Service (ATS)           NEW

Get your ATS Credential that is offered through the Tire Industry Association for technicians and service advisors that are working or wanting to work on modern cars and light trucks in this course. You will learn about the step-by-step procedures for lifting the vehicle; removing the assembly; de-mounting, mounting and inflating; balancing; tire repair; and wheel installation. You will also gain the skills for the proper installation of tires in relation to Tire Pressure Monitoring Sensors (Tp.m.S) and the newest procedures when servicing tires. You must recertify for this certification every two years. There will be a $250 material fee that will be due the first night of class in the form of a check or money order payable to Blue Ridge Community College. Registration Fee: $71.30.

9/22-10/13
TTh, 6-9 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Location: HCC SPRM 165
Course #: AUT-8343-411

Escort Vehicle Operator           NEW

Start 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. Registration Fee: $95.

9/14-9/15
MT, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Galloway
Location: HCC SPRM 108
Course #: AUT-8003-411

11/2-11/3
MT, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Galloway
Location: HCC SPRM 108
Course #: AUT-8003-511

Escort Vehicle Operator CE         NEW

Get 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. Registration Fee: $95.

9/16
W, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Galloway
Location: HCC SPRM 108
Course #: AUT-8004-411

11/4
W, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Galloway
Location: HCC SPRM 108
Course #: AUT-8004-511

OBD Emission Inspection Certification

Become 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 NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an eight-hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in this course for both certification and recertification. You will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course. Early registration is encouraged; class size is limited.
Registration Fee: $71.30.

8/26-8/27
WTh, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Galloway
Location: TCC TRCT 206
Course #: AUT-8321-431

8/31-9/1
MT, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Dudas
Location: HCC SPRM 108
Course #: AUT-8321-401

9/23-9/24
WTh, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Galloway
Location: TCC TRCT 206
Course #: AUT-8321-432

9/28-9/29
MT, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Dudas
Location: HCC SPRM 108
Course #: AUT-8321-402

10/21-10/22
WTh, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Galloway
Location: TCC TRCT 206
Course #: AUT-8321-433

10/26-10/27
MT, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Dudas
Location: HCC SPRM 108
Course #: AUT-8321-403

11/18-11/19
WTh, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Galloway
Location: TCC TRCT 206
Course #: AUT-8321-434

11/23-11/24
MT, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Dudas
Location: HCC SPRM 108
Course #: AUT-8321-404

Vehicle Safety Inspection

Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in this course to become a licensed inspector. An NC Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations Manual is available in the class for study purposes. Registration Fee: $71.30.

8/24-8/25
MT, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Dudas
Location: HCC SPRM 108
Course #: AUT-8327-401

8/24-8/25
MT, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Galloway
Location: TCC TRCT 206
Course #: AUT-8327-431

9/21-9/22
MT, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Dudas
Location: HCC SPRM 108
Course #: AUT-8327-402

9/21-9/22
MT, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Galloway
Location: TCC TRCT 206
Course #: AUT-8327-432

10/19-10/20
MT, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Dudas
Location: HCC SPRM 108
Course #: AUT-8327-403

10/19-10/20
MT, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Galloway
Location: TCC TRCT 206
Course #: AUT-8327-433

11/16-11/17
MT, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Dudas
Location: HCC SPRM 108
Course #: AUT-8327-404

11/16-11/17
MT, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Galloway
Location: TCC TRCT 206
Course #: AUT-8327-434

12/7-12/8
MT, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Dudas
Location: HCC SPRM 108
Course #: AUT-8327-405

12/7-12/8
MT, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Galloway
Location: TCC TRCT 206
Course #: AUT-8327-435

 


Building and Construction

Basic Electricity

Get 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. Registration Fee: $91.30.

9/1-9/22
T, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: McCallister
Location: HCC SPRM 134
Course #: ELC-8014-401

Basic Electricity II

Gain 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. Registration Fee: $91.30.

10/6-10/27
T, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: McCallister
Location: HCC SPRM 134
Course #: ELC-8123-501

CFC-EPA Certification Exam Preparation

Learn the requirements and prepare yourself to sit for the CFC certification. This course is designed for maintenance related employees in manufacturing, housing complexes, medical facilities, educational facilities, or skill related fields such as refrigeration and HVAC to prepare for the CFC certification examination. You will gain knowledge and skills as well as test-taking strategies in this course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins. Note: There will be an additional testing fee when you enroll for state testing. Registration Fee: $70.

10/13-10/27
TTh, 8-11 a.m.
Instructor: Tolzman
Location: HCC SPRM 103
Course #: AHR-8137-401

General Contractors Continuing Education          NEW

Upon approval from the NCLBGC, Blue Ridge Community College will offer eight hours of continuing education, which includes the two-hour mandatory course plus the six additional hours of elective courses.

HVAC: Heating and Air Conditioning I

Learn the fundamentals of heating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. In this course, you will learn about safety, tools, principles of heat transfer, piping, electricity, controls, heating system components and air conditioning systems. At the end of this course, you will have the knowledge base for troubleshooting, repairing, and performing maintenance of heating and air conditioning units in a residential or commercial setting. The goal of the course is to provide you with the necessary skills to become employed as an HVAC maintenance technician. Registration Fee: $156.30.

9/1-10/8
TTh, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: Tolzman
Location: HCC SPRM 103
Course #: AHR-8133-401

HVAC: Heating & Air Conditioning II

Learn more advanced techniques of HVAC operation, installation, and repair of heat pumps, oil and gas furnaces in this level II course. You will be exposed to more complex situations with troubleshooting and repairing, with airflow calculations, schematics, and electrical diagrams. You should have completed HVAC Level I or have experience working in the field prior to taking this course. Registration Fee: $156.30.

10/29-12/17
TTh, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: Tolzman
Location: HCC SPRM 103
Course #: AHR-8134-501

Masonry I

Learn the skills and knowledge to enter and be successful in the lucrative field of masonry. Masonry is the building of structures from individual units. In this course, you will explore the basics of masonry construction including the materials, tools and techniques of installation, measurements and specifications as well as attitudes and abilities required to become successful in this field. You will be required to purchase additional learning materials. Registration Fee: $221.30.

9/1-11/5
TWTh 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Tabor
Location: HCC SPRM 129
Course #: MAS-8009-411

NC Electrician Continuing Education

Earn 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. Registration Fee: $70.

10/3
S, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Instructor: Ruhe
Location: HCC TEDC 213
Course #: ELC-8122-401

 


Business Training

Franklin Covey – 7 Habits

7 Habits of Highly Effective People is to help you live your life in a truly effective way. Experience a paradigm shift, and get to know the seven habits as created by Stephen R. Covey. The seven 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 in your daily life, you will gain more personal and interpersonal growth, helping you to become a more effective person and leader. Registration Fee: $95.

11/12
Th, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Spencer
Location: HCC FLAT 122
Course #: SEF-8916-402

Introduction to Leadership           NEW

Learn 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. Registration Fee: $125.

8/19-12/16
Online
Instructor: Kish
Course #: MLS-8995-201

Leading by Example          NEW

Learn to lead by example & gain the leadership skills to become the kind of leader that people can trust in an ever-changing socio-economic business environment. Learn the art of inspiration and building trust while coaching others to their next success. Discover how to apply the strategy that builds cohesive teams while incorporating emotional intelligence and strategic thinking in a balanced and proactive way that will move you and your reports to the next level. This course is designed to provide you with practical tools in the different parameters of a new kind of leadership. Registration Fee: $285.

9/2-11/18
W, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Instructor: Harari
Location: HCC FLAT 122
Course #: MLS-8996-401

NC Local Government Finance

Learn the basics of local government finance in North Carolina from a very practical perspective in this overview course. This is not a “debit and credit” accounting course nor does it assume you have a formal accounting education or background. Rather, you will be introduced to the basic job functions that are typically housed in the Finance Department, with more attention given to those that are found in smaller governments. This course also will tie those functions back to the requirements for all local governments found in the NC General Statutes, primarily the Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act (G.S. 159 Article 3). Registration Fee: $70.

9/29-11/17
T, 5:45-7:45 p.m.
Instructor: Buchanan
Location: HCC TEDC 336
Course #: ACC-8120-401

Notary Public Education

Learn 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, and 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. The registration fee includes your book and materials. Registration Fee: $80.

8/21
F, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Instructor: Gavalas
Location: TCC TRCS 140
Course #: SEF-8132-401

8/29
S, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Instructor: Roberts
Location: HCC SINK 233
Course #: SEF-8132-601

9/11
F, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Instructor: Gavalas
Location: TCC TRCS 140
Course #: SEF-8132-402

9/26
S, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Instructor: Roberts
Location: HCC SINK 233
Course #: SEF-8132-602

10/16
F, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Instructor: Gavalas
Location: TCC TRCS 140
Course #: SEF-8132-403

10/24
S, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Instructor: Roberts
Location: HCC SINK 233
Course #: SEF-8132-603

11/6
F, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Instructor: Gavalas
Location: TCC TRCS 140
Course #: SEF-8132-404

11/21
S, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Instructor: Roberts
Location: HCC SINK 233
Course #: SEF-8132-604

12/5
S, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Instructor: Roberts
Location: HCC SINK 233
Course #: SEF-8132-605

12/11
F, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Instructor: Gavalas
Location: TCC TRCS 140
Course #: SEF-8132-405

Electronic Notary Public

Become 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. You must currently hold a valid commission as a notary public in North Carolina to take the course. You will be required to provide an official ID, such as a valid driver’s license, and your current Notary Public number. Registration fee includes the class booklets. Registration Fee: $80.

9/12
S, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Instructor: Roberts
Location: HCC SINK 233
Course #: SEF-8927-601

11/20
F, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Instructor: Gavalas
Location: TCC TRCS 140
Course #: SEF-8927-401

SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam Prep Course

Establish 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 SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exams. Registration Fee: $1050.

9/1-11/17
T, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Allison
Location: HCC TEDC 238
Course #: SEF-8571-401

 


Computers

Computer Design Basics           NEW

Gain skills in designing and drawing with various types of software applications for advertising and graphic design. You will learn about being creative and imaginative using space, shapes, value, texture, color, and typography to provide effective solutions to advertising and graphic designing. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins. Registration Fee: $185.

8/19-12/16
Online
Instructor: Ford
Course #: OST-8045-201

Computers 101: Becoming Savvy

Develop the skills you need to effectively operate a computer. This course is designed and recommended for the new computer user. Course is slow-paced with no computer experience required and with minimal typing involved. Learn how to navigate these features: the desktop, basic word processing, spreadsheets, along with hands-on exercises for a successful learning experience. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins. Registration Fee: $75.

9/8-9/22
TTh, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: Sprouse
Location: TCC TRCS 115
Course #: CIS-8013-421

9/9-10/7
W, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Instructor: Kaczmarek
Location: HCC TEDC 315
Course #: CIS-8013-401

Computers 102: Savvy Continued

Further your journey with simple-to-understand computer concepts. Learn how to navigate the Internet, send and receive an email, and upload and download safely to the Cloud. You will gain an understanding of security settings, search engines, netiquette, and emoticons. The textbook is the continuation from Computers 101 course. You should have completed Computers 101 or have equivalent proficiency prior to registering for this course. Registration Fee: $75.

9/24-10/13
TTh, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: Sprouse
Location: TCC TRCS 115
Course #: CIS-8014-521

10/21-12/2
W, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Instructor: Kaczmarek
Location: HCC TEDC 315
Course #: CIS-8014-501

Computers 201: Windows 10

Let us show you how to personalize your computer by learning how and why the new features work in Windows 10. Organizing the Start screen, manipulating applications, using the Control Panel, and navigating the file system are just a few of its capabilities you will learn. This course is for individuals familiar with computers but wanting to expand their knowledge. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins. Registration Fee: $75.

9/9-11/4
W, 2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Kaczmarek
Location: HCC TEDC 315
Course #: NOS-8000-401

Graphic Design Tools          NEW

Gain skills from an introduction to creative expression and art/design techniques in a digital environment. You will learn about designing, creating, editing and integrating visual components consisting of bit-mapped and vector-based images, drawings, banners, text, simple animations, and multiple layers. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins. Registration Fee: $185.

8/19-12/16
Online
Instructor: Wright
Course #: SGR-8011-201

iPad 101: Getting Started

Getting 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. Registration Fee: $60.

9/14-10/5
M, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: Kaczmarek
Location: HCC TEDC 236
Course #: CSP-8686-401

9/15-10/6
T, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: Kaczmarek
Location: TCC TRCT 117
Course #: CSP-8686-421

iPhone 101: Getting Started

Getting started with your new iPhone can be a challenge so 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. Registration Fee: $60.

9/14-10/5
M, 1-3 p.m.
Instructor: Kaczmarek
Location: HCC TEDC 236
Course #: CSP-8687-401

9/15-10/6
T, 1-3 p.m.
Instructor: Kaczmarek
Location: TCC TRCT 117
Course #: CSP-8687-521

iPhone/iPad 201: Beyond the Basics

Take 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 read 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. Registration Fee: $70.

10/19-12/7
M, 1-3 p.m.
Instructor: Kaczmarek
Location: HCC TEDC 213
Course #: CSP-8688-501

10/20-12/8
T, 1-3 p.m.
Instructor: Kaczmarek
Location: TCC TRCT 220
Course #: CSP-8688-521

iPad and iPhone Q&A          NEW

Learn the answers to common questions users encounter while using their iPad or iPhone. Each class will cover a brief topic that most users encounter while using their Apple device. 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 the apps that come standard on iPads or iPhones. Prerequisite: iPad 101 or iPhone 101, and iPhone iPad 201; or similar experience. Registration Fee: $65.

10/26-11/30
M, 1-3 p.m.
Instructor: Kaczmarek
Location: HCC TEDC 236
Course #: CSP-8982-401

10/27-12/1
T, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: Kaczmarek
Location: TCC TRCT 220
Course #: CSP-8982-421

Linux/UNIX Single User         NEW

Learn the necessary skills to develop both GUI and command line skills for using and customizing a Linux workstation. You will learn about the Linux file system and access permissions, GNOME Interface, VI editor, X Window System expression pattern matching, I/O redirection, network and printing utilities. Upon completion, you should be able to customize and use Linux systems for command line requirements and desktop productivity roles. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins. Registration Fee: $185.

8/19-12/16
Online
Instructor: McFadden
Course #: NOS-8003-201

Manage Your Google Drive

Sharpen your knowledge of Google Drive by learning how to manage the central dashboard where everything happens. You will learn to organize, store, and share your files and folders in the different categories Google Drive offers. Learn how to create and collaborate with others, search and sort your files, and understand the keyboard shortcuts to quickly access your files. This course is designed for the student who is familiar with Google Drive, but wants to expand their knowledge. Registration Fee: $75.

9/8-9/29
T, 6-8 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Location: TCC TRCS 115
Course #: CIS-8019-431

Microsoft Windows Q&A           NEW

Learn 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. Registration Fee: $65.

10/19-11/30
M, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: Kaczmarek
Location: HCC TEDC 236
Course #: CSP-8983-401

Microsoft Word            NEW

Learn the basics of Microsoft Word as you prepare a variety of documents. You will learn about flyers, letters, memos, newsletters, tables, and business reports. Upon completion, you should be able to work effectively in Microsoft Word. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins. Registration Fee: $185.

8/24-12/16
Online
Instructor: Capps
Course #: OST-8046-201

Network & Security Foundation          NEW

Learn network concepts, including networking terminology and protocols, local and wide area networks, and network standards. You will learn about securing information systems and the various implementation policies. Upon completion, you should be able to perform basic tasks related to networking mathematics, terminology, media and protocols and be prepared to complete the CompTIA Network+ certification. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins. Registration Fee: $185.

8/19-12/16
Online
Instructor: Alston
Course #: NET-8005-201

Introduction to Networks           NEW

Gain an introduction to the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and computer networks. You will learn from an introduction to the principles of IP addressing and fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations. Upon completion, you should be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins. Registration Fee: $185.

8/19-12/16
Online
Instructor: Andrews
Course #: NET-8004-201

QuickBooks & Accounting Basics

Learn the basics of QuickBooks, a comprehensive accounting and financial software system used in many small- to mid-sized businesses. Gain the accounting basics in order to better understand the applications and processes in QuickBooks as well as the importance of applying these basics to any business. This course is relaxed, informative and for beginners and those who want to enhance their basic accounting and QuickBooks knowledge. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins. Registration Fee: $130.

9/8-12/8
T, 6-8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Thompson
Location: TCC TRCT 218
Course #: ACC-8112-431

Security Administration I           NEW

Learn from an overview of security administration and fundamentals of designing security architectures. You will gain skills in networking technologies, TCP/IP concepts, protocols, network traffic analysis, monitoring, and security best practices. Upon completion, you should be able to identify normal network traffic using network analysis tools and design basic security defenses and be prepared to complete the CompTIA Security+ certification. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins. Registration Fee: $185.

8/19-12/16
Online
Instructor: Andrews
Course #: SEC-8003-201

Windows Single User          NEW

Learn about the operating system concepts for single-user systems. You will gain knowledge in hardware management, file and memory management, system configuration/optimization, and utilities. Upon completion, you should be able to perform operating systems functions at the support level in a single-user environment and be prepared to complete the MTA: Windows Operating System Fundamentals certification. Registration Fee: $185.

8/19-12/16
Online
Instructor: McFadden
Course #: NOS-8008-201

 


Craft Beer Academy

Craft Beer Brewing           NEW

Learn what it takes to become a craft beer brewer with this unique and innovative method of instruction. Advanced production techniques will be illustrated in understanding a modern commercial brewery. Additionally, this course will assist those who have shown interest in the craft brewery field by expanding their knowledge of the brewing, cellaring, and packaging process. You must be 21 years of age to register for this course. You must register in person with a valid Driver’s License at the Henderson County Campus or the Transylvania County Campus. Registration Fee: $171.30.

This course meets online from September 4 to November 12. Meets in person 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, November 13.
Instructor: McMahan
Location: HCC SPRM 118
Course #: ISC-8353-301

TiPS (Training Intervention ProcedureS)          NEW

Learn how to responsibly sell, service, and consume alcohol with the globally recognized TiPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) program. TiPS empowers you to take a proactive approach toward preventing alcohol misuse and maintaining control of the service environment. The program is designed for servers at restaurants, bars, hotels, in-store tastings, or other establishments where alcohol is consumed on the premises as well as for employees in an alcohol manufacturing setting. You will learn strategies to ensure responsible alcohol awareness and service and specific state and local regulations governing the manufacture and consumption of alcohol. Registration Fee: $95.

8/21
F, 5-10 p.m.
Instructor: McMahan
Location: HCC SPRM 118
Course #: ISC-8360-401

 


Crafts

Digital Scrapbooking for Beginners

Save your memories! Digital scrapbooking allows you to save precious information in a more secure way and makes sharing those memories with others easier. You will learn how to use Photoshop Elements to edit images, create simple templates, use digi-kits, and retouch old photos. We will cover clone stamping, adding text, and other tips and tricks. You’ll also learn about working with brushes and textures to create your own papers and backgrounds. Students may bring a laptop computer with Adobe Photoshop Elements (version 12 or higher) and a selection of digital images to work with. A limited number of computers (with Elements version 11) will be available for students to use during class. Registration Fee: $65.

10/2-11/6
F, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Instructor: King
Location: TCC TRCT 218
Course #: CSP-8712-421

Exploring Beaded Earrings                NEW

Learn several techniques of off-loom beading using small seed beads and accent beads. You will be creating the body of the earring, decorative fringe, proper tying off of the thread and attachment to jewelry findings to create a beaded earring. The registration fee includes the cost of material for the class. Registration Fee: $96.30.

9/10-10/29
Th, 4-5:30 p.m.
Instructor: Rocchio
Location: HCC TEDC 236
Course #: CSP-8984-800

Introduction to Ikebana              NEW

Learn the basics of Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging. In this hands-on course you will create free-style arrangements by applying the techniques learned in beginning sessions. Learn about Japanese culture and history as it relates to Ikebana. Discover the beauty of simplicity in your arrangements. The registration fee includes the cost of materials for this course. Registration Fee: $120.

8/26-9/30
W 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: Walton
Location: HCC SINK 231
Course #: CSP-8460-800

Leather Moccasins

Learn how to make a unique gift for that certain someone by handcrafting a pair of soft sole leather moccasins. This one day class will take you from tracing the pattern on leather, cutting them out, punching the sewing holes, and then sewing your materials together. Once construction is complete, you can decorate your moccasins any way you desire. Registration fee includes the cost of materials used during class. Registration Fee: $76.30.

10/28-11/4
W, 1-3 p.m.
Instructor: Dixon
Location: TCC TRCS 147
Course #: CSP-8690-521

10/29-11/5
Th, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Instructor: Dixon
Location: TCC TRCT 220
Course #: CSP-8690-531

Make a Simple Art Doll           NEW

Learn hand sewing techniques and bead embroidery in an enjoyable short course on creating simple art dolls. With common materials at hand, you will select a template, cut out the doll shape, sew it together and then explore the art of bead embroidered embellishment. This might be the beginning of a hobby whose fruits you can share with friends and family. The registration fee includes the cost of material for the class. Registration Fee: $96.30.

10/6-11/10
T, 4-5:30 p.m.
Instructor: Rocchio
Location: HCC TEDC 236
Course #: CSP-8981-411

Quilting Christmas Gifts           NEW

Learn to construct a quilting gift that will make a great Christmas present. No quilting experience required. You will need to make sure to bring a portable sewing machine to sew the material together. The cost of the materials for this course will be determined by how many gifts you want the quilt. Registration Fee: $71.30.

9/3-10/22
Th, 6-8 p.m.
Instructor: Mills
Location: HCC SINK 231
Course #: CSP-8965-411

Rubber Stamp 3-Dimension Cards                  NEW

Learn how to create rubber stamping 3-dimensional cards in this intermediate and hands-on course. You will learn how to craft simple pop-ups, triangle corner pop-ups, diagonal pop-ups, and kite fold cards. Basic rubber-stamping experience is helpful, but not required. Please bring scissors to each class. Registration Fee: $65.

9/22-10/13
T, 6:30-8 p.m.
Instructor: Carroll
Location: HCC TEDC 236
Course #: CSP-8991-411

Silk Floral Design                NEW

Learn about silk floral design and arranging. You will develop an understanding of basic floral design for personal use and be able to design two arrangements in this course. You will be required to purchase the materials for these arrangements with an average cost of $50 to $100. The supply list will be discussed at the first class. Registration Fee: $60.

8/25-9/8
T, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Link
Location: HCC TEDC 236
Course #: CSP-8152-411

9/22-10/6
T, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Link
Location: TCC TRCS 147
Course #: CSP-8152-421

10/20-11/3
T, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Link
Location: HCC TEDC 236
Course #: CSP-8152-511

Mosaic for All Levels

Learn stained glass mosaic technique with hands-on experience going over every step, while working on completing an individual piece from start to finish. You will learn how to use hand tools to score, brake, and shape stained glass specifically for mosaic. Arrange and fit glass into a mosaic composition, along with front mounting technique, proper gluing and grouting indoor mosaic wall art. A supply list will be provided upon registration. Registration Fee: $71.30.

9/2-10/7
W, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: Danis-Stys
Location: TCC TRCS 147
Course #: CSP-8931-421

10/14-12/2
W, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: Danis-Stys
Location: TCC TRCS 147
Course #: CSP-8931-521

Stained Glass

Learn 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. Registration Fee: $81.30.

8/24-10/12
M, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: Danis-Stys
Location: TCC TRCS 147
Course #: CSP-8119-421

10/26-12/7
M, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: Danis-Stys
Location: TCC TRCS 147
Course #: CSP-8119-521

Wire Wrapping Jewelry Making

Learn 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. Registration Fee: $66.30.

9/21-9/23
MW, 2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Till-Fidelman
Location: OCL Fletcher Town Hall
Course #: CSP-8552-800

Wire Wrapping Pendant Jewelry

Learn 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. Registration Fee: $66.30.

12/7-12/9
MW, 2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Till-Fidelman
Location: OCL Fletcher Town Hall
Course #: CSP-8599-800

Making Wire-Wrapped Rings

Learn how to construct finger rings out of sterling silver and/or 14kt gold-filled wire or wire with crystals or gemstones. You will make one, two, or three rings depending on ability and time. Registration Fee: $66.30.

11/16-11/18
MW, 2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Till-Fidelman
Location: OCL Fletcher Town Hall
Course #: CSP-8706-800

 


Culinary

4-HR ServSafe Food Safety Manager Review

Review information from the National Restaurant Association’s (NRA) ServSafe Manager 7th Edition Book before taking the proctored two hour 09-ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Examination. North Carolina 15A .2600 Rules Governing Food Protection and Sanitation of Food Establishments states that food service establishments must have a certified manager present at all times of operation. Food establishments will receive a deduction of two points on food safety inspection scores if this requirement is not met. You will be responsible for reading and performing all book-related activities prior to attending the course. Please visit the College Bookstore to purchase the required materials before the course begins. Registration Fee: $70.

10/2
F, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: Smith
Location: TCC TRCS 111
Course #: HOS-8086-421

Beginning Cake Decorating

Come learn the proper use of different decorating tips and utensils including how to write using icing, the art of creating flowers, and a border of designs. A supply list will be provided upon registration. Registration Fee: $70.

9/14-10/1
MTh, 6-8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Ruff
Location: HCC HEND 130
Course #: CSP-8022-800

11/2-11/19
MTh, 6-8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Ruff
Location: HCC HEND 130
Course #: CSP-8022-801

Culinary Memoir                    NEW

Learn about the history of cookbooks and the stories they tell. You will develop the skills needed to understand the system for combining recipes, stories and photos to create the family cookbook that you have always dreamed of creating. Registration Fee: $55.

9/14-10/5
M, 10-11:30 a.m.
Instructor: Kolva
Location: HCC SINK 231
Course #: CSP-8986-401

 


Dance

Basic Beginner Ballroom Dancing

Learn 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. Registration Fee: $61.30.

8/24-10/19
M, 8:15-9:15 p.m.
Instructor: McFalls
Location: HCC PKHL 123
Course #: CSP-8012-411

10/26-12/14
M, 8:15-9:15 p.m.
Instructor: McFalls
Location: HCC PKHL 123
Course #: CSP-8012-412

Basic Beginner Carolina Shag

Enjoy 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. Registration Fee: $61.30.

9/10-10/1
Th, 6-8 p.m.
Instructor: Bryson
Location: TCC TRCS 147
Course #: CSP-8723-431

Beginner Carolina Shag I

Learn 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. Registration Fee: $61.30.

10/29-11/19
Th, 6-8 p.m.
Instructor: Bryson
Location: TCC TRCS 147
Course #: CSP-8724-431

Line Dancing

Here is a fun way for you to exercise, reduce stress, and increase energy and muscle tone, and you do not need a partner. The first few weeks will include a repetitive approach to learning basic line dance steps and simple routines. You will review prior steps and gradually be introduced to new, faster, and more difficult steps and routines that will move you to a more advanced level. You will be dancing country and rock and roll music. Flat leather-soled shoes are recommended. Registration Fee: $71.30.

8/24-10/12
M, 6-8 p.m.
Instructor: McFalls
Location: HCC PKHL 123
Course #: CSP-8101-411

10/26-12/7
M, 6-8 p.m.
Instructor: McFalls
Location: HCC PKHL 123
Course #: CSP-8101-511

Intermediate/Advanced Line Dancing

Learn 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. Registration Fee: $71.30.

8/25-10/13
T, 6-8 p.m.
Instructor: McFalls
Location: HCC PKHL 123
Course #: CSP-8699-411

10/27-12/8
T, 6-8 p.m.
Instructor: McFalls
Location: HCC PKHL 123
Course #: CSP-8699-412

 


Emergency Medical

Visit our Emergency Medical Services webpage for complete information about our course offerings. 

 


Fire and Rescue

Visit our Fire and Rescue webpage for complete information about our course offerings. 

 


Healthcare

Visit our Healthcare webpage for complete information about our course offerings. 

 


Health and Exercise

Chair Yoga            NEW

Ground your body and your mind by learning the practice of supportive chair yoga. Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that alternates between poses sitting on chairs and using chairs as a prop. This is a wonderful way to stretch, strengthen and work on balance with the use of an everyday chair. Yoga mats are not required. Registration Fee: $61.30.

9/19-11/7
S, 1-2 p.m.
Instructor: McDorman
Location: HCC SINK 231
Course #: CSP-8654-401

Essential Oils 101           NEW

Learn all about essential oils and discover how oils can support physical and emotional well-being and minimize stress. You will also learn about essential oil safety along with common use methods. The registration fee includes the cost of materials. Registration Fee: $40.

10/6
T, 6-8 p.m.
Instructor: Galloway
Location: HCC SINK 231
Course #: CSP-8985-411

11/10
T, 6-8 p.m.
Instructor: Galloway
Location: HCC SINK 231
Course #: CSP-8985-511

Karate

Learn to defend yourself with traditional Karate. You will learn basic defensive techniques, self-defense skills. You will also help you to increase your fitness, strength, balance, focus, and flexibility. No previous Karate experience needed, all levels of instruction will be provided. You will not learn sparring at the introductory level. Registration Fee: $61.30.

8/24-10/19
M, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Instructor: Brooks
Location: HCC HEND 134
Course #: CSP-8943-411

10/26-12/14
M, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Instructor: Brooks
Location: HCC HEND 134
Course #: CSP-8943-511

Qigong for Health and Wellness

Qigong is an ancient Chinese practice with wonderful health benefits. With slow, graceful movements, visualization and breathing allow 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. Registration Fee: $66.30.

9/15-10/22
TTh, 4-5 p.m.
Instructor: Moreno
Location: HCC PKHL 123
Course #: CSP-8549-411

Yoga for Every Body

Learn to unite breath with movement, flexibility with strength and lessons “on the mat” with perspective in life. Individuals of all ages and levels of expertise are welcome. You should wear comfortable clothing and bring your own mat and towel. Registration Fee: $61.30.

8/25-10/13
T, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Instructor: McDorman
Location: HCC HEND 134
Course #: CSP-8407-411

10/20-12/8
T, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Instructor: McDorman
Location: HCC HEND 134
Course #: CSP-8407-412

Zumba Basics          NEW

Gain endurance, strength, stamina, and confidence with Zumba. Zumba is a fitness program based on Latin and International music that mixes high intensity and low-intensity moves for a workout that burns calories and offers a good dose of cardio, muscle conditioning, balance, and boosted energy. It has been described as “exercise in disguise” because of the way the Latin and World grooves make you want to get up and move to the beat of the music. It is perfect if you want to burn 600 to 900 calories in an hour’s time. Please bring a water bottle, a towel and wear comfortable clothes. Registration Fee: $61.30.
8/22-10/17
S, 9-10 a.m.
Instructor: Johnson
Location: HCC HEND 134
Course #: CSP-8588-411

 


History

Henderson County History & Heritage I

Learn about Henderson County from prehistory to 1860. Topics include geography and natural resources, Cherokee and Catawba history and culture, Revolutionary War and treaties with the Cherokee, early settlers and backgrounds, Appalachian culture, political and economic history, agriculture, transportation, religious history, education, early communities, black history, and noteworthy families and people in the early history of the county. Registration Fee: $65.

8/20-10/15
Th, 6-7:30 p.m.
Instructor: Giles
Location: HCC TEDC 213
Course #: CSP-8481-401

Henderson County History & Heritage II

Explore Henderson County history from 1860 to the early 1900. Topics include the Civil War, Reconstruction, black history, Appalachian culture and stereotypes, political and economic history, industry, agriculture, transportation, religious history, education, tourism, and communities. Registration Fee: $65.

10/20-12/8
T, 1-2:30 p.m.
Instructor: Giles
Location: HCC TEDC 213
Course #: CSP-8482-501

Henderson County History & Heritage III

Explore Henderson County History from early 1900 through the 20th century. Topics include the Roaring ‘20s, the Great Depression, World War I and World War II, the Korean War, the post-war era, the Vietnam War and other events to the end of the 20th century. Specifics addressed will include cultural changes, minorities, political and economic history, agriculture, transportation, education, industrialization, communities, and current issues. Registration Fee: $65.

10/15-12/10
Th, 1-2:30 p.m.
Instructor: Giles
Location: HCC TEDC 213
Course #: CSP-8617-411

Oral Histories          NEW

Learn the power of the oral history tradition and why oral histories go beyond cold facts recorded in history books. You will gain interviewing skills in theory and practice. You will create a step-by-step oral history plan that includes specific “how-to” handouts and inspirational resources to complete an oral history. Registration Fee: $55.

9/14-10/5
M, 3-4:30 p.m.
Instructor: Kolva
Location: HCC SINK 231
Course #: CSP-8989-401

The Family Tree           NEW

Gain the knowledge to efficiently and effectively organize research about your family tree. You will learn some tried and true tactics for tracing elusive ancestors and get some helpful tips for adding social context to your genealogical work as you start or continue your genealogical family research. Registration Fee: $55.

9/16-10/7
W, 3-4:30 p.m.
Instructor: Kolva
Location: HCC TEDC 236
Course #: CSP-8990-401

U.S. Constitutional Law

Examine the origins of our Constitution from the beginning British legacy to the passage of the Articles of Confederation to the monumental Constitutional Convention of 1787. Early famous landmark cases will be discussed, along with the Supreme Court procedures that continue to shape our daily lives today. Registration Fee: $70.

9/15-11/3
T, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Kale
Location: TCC TRCS 140
Course #: CSP-8684-421

 


Languages

Basic American Sign Language

Learn 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. Registration Fee: $70.

9/1-10/6
T, 6-8 p.m.
Instructor: Castillo
Location: HCC TEDC 223
Course #: COM-8769-011

American Sign Language II            NEW

Continue 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 have a greater understanding to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to expressive American Sign Language and demonstrate cultural awareness. Registration Fee: $70.

10/13-11/17
T, 6-8 p.m.
Instructor: Castillo
Location: HCC TEDC 223
Course #: COM-8771-011

Beginning Spanish I

Learn 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 the course begins. Registration Fee: $70.

8/18-10/6
T, 6-8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Harney
Location: HCC TEDC 311
Course #: FLI-8760-401

8/20-10/8
Th, 6-8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Location: TCC TRCS 140
Course #: FLI-8760-531

Beginning Spanish II

Continue 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. Registration Fee: $70.

10/15-12/10
Th, 6-8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Location: TCC TRCS 140
Course #: FLI-8761-531

10/20-12/8
T, 6-8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Harney
Location: HCC TEDC 311
Course #: FLI-8761-501

Intermediate Spanish Conversation

Review 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. Registration Fee: $70.

8/20-10/8
Th 6-8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Harney
Location: HCC TEDC 311
Course #: FLI-8752-411

Advanced Spanish I

You will focus on the imperfect tense and compare its uses with those of the preterit tense. Continue to learn new vocabulary by topic. Prerequisite: Intermediate Spanish Conversation or equivalent proficiency.. Registration Fee: $70.

10/22-12/17
Th, 6-8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Harney
Location: HCC TEDC 311
Course #: FLI-8756-411

Spanish Composition Thru Literature IV

Students will combine advanced composition and beginning literary analysis, through reading literature and syntax exercises, in order to enable students to understand the grammar construction between English and Spanish. Students will acquire new vocabulary and grammar as well as reading and writing fluency. The course will also focus on Puerto Rico and Costa Rica in order for students to gain a better understanding of its culture and customs. Registration Fee: $70.

10/26-12/14
M, 6-8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Tierson
Location: HCC TEDC 311
Course #: FLI-8799-411

Spanish Literature & Culture IV

In 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. Registration Fee: $70.

8/17-10/12
M, 6-8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Tierson
Location: HCC TEDC 311
Course #: FLI-8791-411

French for Beginners I

This is an introductory course for persons wanting to begin the study of French. Learn to acquire the basic skills necessary to listen, speak, read, write, and understand French. Emphasis will be on developing conversational skills. Please bring a notebook to first class. Registration Fee: $70.

10/2-12/4
F, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Instructor: Kale
Location: TCC TRCS 116
Course #: CSP-8070-421

German for Beginners I

Experience 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. Registration Fee: $70.

9/2-10/21
W, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Instructor: Durre
Location: HCC SINK 231
Course #: FLI-8812-401

German for Beginners II

Experience 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. Registration Fee: $70.

10/28-12/16
TW, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Instructor: Durre
Location: HCC SINK 231
Course #: FLI-8813-401

German for Beginners III

Expand your knowledge of the German language. You will apply your basic knowledge of the German language by speaking, listening, reading, and writing in a variety of practical contexts. Registration Fee: $70.

9/2-10/21
W, 3-5 p.m.
Instructor: Durre
Location: HCC SINK 231
Course #: FLI-8816-401

German for Beginners IV

Continue to expand your knowledge of the German language. You will apply your knowledge of the German language by speaking, listening, reading, and writing in a variety of practical contexts. Registration Fee: $70.

10/28-12/16
TW, 3-5 p.m.
Instructor: Durre
Location: HCC SINK 231
Course #: FLI-8817-401

Reading German Articles           NEW

Gain an understanding of how to read, understand, and discuss current articles in German newspapers, journals and magazines. You will learn how to use dictionary skills and expand your German grammar as you practice reading these articles. Registration Fee: $70.

9/3-12/10
Th, 1-2:30 p.m.
Instructor: Durre
Location: HCC SINK 231
Course #: FLI-8821-401

 


Law Enforcement

Visit our Law Enforcement webpage for complete information about our course offerings. 

 


Motorcycle Safety

Visit our Motorcycle Safety webpage for complete information about our course offerings. 

 


Music

Guitar for Beginners

Learn and enjoy the basic skills in guitar technique and music fundamentals through a diverse repertoire that includes popular, folk, classical, and country styles. The class is designed for the beginning student and it is not necessary to have any previous music experience. You will need to bring a six-string acoustic guitar (can be nylon or steel strings) and music manuscript paper (staff paper) to each class session. Students will have opportunities to recommend songs of interest for the class to learn. Registration Fee: $85.

9/1-10/27
T, 1-4 p.m.
Instructor: Zvengrowski
Location: TCC TRCS 147
Course #: CSP-8697-421

 


Outdoor Recreation

Bicycle Maintenance Basics           NEW

Learn 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. Registration Fee: $71.30.

10/7-10/14
W, 6-9 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Location: TCC TRCS 147
Course #: CSP-8994-431

Bicycle Gears and Derailleurs           NEW

Learn 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. Registration Fee: $71.30.

10/21-10/28
W, 6-9 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Location: TCC TRCS 147
Course #: CSP-8995-432

Bicycle Brake Maintenance         NEW

Gain 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. Registration Fee: $71.30.

11/4-11/18
W, 6-9 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Location: TCC TRCS 147
Course #: CSP-8996-433

Introduction to Drones          NEW

Learn how 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. Registration Fee: $71.30.

9/26
S, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Instructor: Lee
Location: HCC SPRM 134
Course #: UAS-8000-401

11/14-11/21
S, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: Lee
Location: HCC SPRM 134
Course #: UAS-8000-501

 


Photography

Creative Smartphone Photography

Increase your visual vocabulary and explore personal photography with a smartphone camera or tablet. Maximize natural lighting for serene landscapes, strong portraits, and amazing close-ups. Learn the basic features of your smartphone camera for control over focus, color, contrast, exposure, and related photographic qualities. Use a free, universally compatible photo app to edit shots and explore many creative approaches. Discover other photographers’ work via virtual field trips. Find inspiration, post photos, and even build a community on Instagram. Registration Fee: $60.

8/24-9/9
MW, 3-5 p.m.
Instructor: Tourtillott
Location: OCL Fletcher Town Hall
Course #: CSP-8977-800

Introduction to Digital Photography

Develop 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. Registration Fee: $71.30.

9/16-11/4
W, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Instructor: King
Location: TCC TRCT 218
Course #: CSP-8652-421

Introduction to Digital Photography II

Learn techniques and improve your photographic competency in this Level II study of digital photography. For those who have completed Introduction to Digital Photography, or are comfortable using a DSLR in Manual mode, this class is for you. Hands-on demonstration and a variety of assignments will help to further develop your photographic style. Bring a DSLR camera with manual settings to class. Registration Fee: $61.30.

11/13-12/11
F, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Instructor: King
Location: TCC TRCT 218
Course #: CSP-8668-521

Photographing People and Pets

Learn how to be able to create better than average photos of friends, family, and pets. In this course, you will be gaining tips on how to get better images. You will also be able to brush up on composition and learn what helps make your photos look even better. This course assumes that you know how to use the different settings of your dSLR or mirrorless camera. Registration Fee: $56.30.

9/2-9/16
W, 5-7 p.m.
Instructor: St. Romain
Location: HCC SINK 231
Course #: CSP-8973-411

10/7-10/21
W, 5-7 p.m.
Instructor: St. Romain
Location: HCC SINK 231
Course #: CSP-8973-511

Photographing Waterfalls

Gain the skills and tips to take more than a basic picture of our local waterfalls. You will learn tips on composing images, how to get that smooth look on waterfalls and what equipment will help make things easier. This course assumes that you know how to use the different settings of your dSLR or mirrorless camera. Registration Fee: $56.30.

9/9-9/23
W, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: St. Romain
Location: TCC TRCT 117
Course #: CSP-8974-421

10/14-10/28
W, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: St. Romain
Location: TCC TRCT 117
Course #: CSP-8974-422

 


Pottery

Exploring Clay I – Pottery

Learn how to express your creative visions through working with clay. Whether your skills are at the beginner, intermediate, or advanced level, you will gain tips and techniques to help you develop your skills. Our small classes allow time for individual and group instruction. You will learn the basics of throwing, hand-building, glaze applications and firing, refining skills as well as learning new techniques. Clay is available for purchase at the College Bookstore. Registration Fee: $151.30.

8/18-10/6
T, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: Kirby
Location: HCC MCMA 102
Course #: CSP-8944-401

8/19-10/7
W, 6-9 p.m.
Instructor: Kirby
Location: HCC MCMA 102
Course #: CSP-8944-411

10/13-12/8
T, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: Kirby
Location: HCC MCMA 102
Course #: CSP-8944-501

10/14-12/9
W, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
Instructor: Kirby
Location: HCC MCMA 102
Course #: CSP-8944-511

Exploring Clay II – Pottery

Take your pottery skills to the next level. If you have some experience with clay, either hand building or potter’s wheel, this course is for you. Guidance and instruction will be provided at your skill level. Class time will allow for independent work or structured assignments based on your interest. Clay is available for purchase at the College Bookstore. You will also be required to provide your own tools. Registration Fee: $151.30.

8/17-10/12
M, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: Kirby
Location: HCC MCMA 102
Course #: CSP-8945-401

8/20-10/8
Th, 6-9 p.m.
Instructor: Kirby
Location: HCC MCMA 102
Course #: CSP-8945-411

10/15-12/10
Th, 6-9 p.m.
Instructor: Kirby
Location: HCC MCMA 102
Course #: CSP-8945-511

10/19-12/14
M, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: Kirby
Location: HCC MCMA 102
Course #: CSP-8945-501

Sculpting Animals in Clay

Become 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. The registration fee includes the cost of materials for this class. Registration Fee: $126.30.

8/25-9/29
T, 12-3 p.m.
Instructor: Adams
Location: Laurie Adams Home Studio
Course #: CSP-8955-800

10/6-11/10
T, 12-3 p.m.
Instructor: Adams
Location: OCL Laurie Adams Home Studio
Course #: CSP-8955-801

 


Real Estate

Real Estate Pre-Licensing

Become 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. Registration Fee: $245.

9/21-11/24
MT, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Whitaker
Location: HCC TEDC 213
Course #: RLS-8709-403

Broker Relationships and Responsibilities

Gain 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 high-level 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. Registration Fee: $170.

8/19-8/27
WTh, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Instructor: Whitaker
Online
Course #: RLS-8702-408

9/11-9/19
FS, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Instructor: Whitaker
Location: HCC TEDC 311
Course #: RLS-8702-409

12/1-12/14
MT, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Instructor: Whitaker
Location: TCC TRCS 140
Course #: RLS-8702-410

Broker Contracts & Closings

Gain 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 high-level 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. Registration Fee: $170.

8/14-8/22
FS, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Instructor: Whitaker
Location: HCC TEDC 311
Course #: RLS-8706-406

9/10-10/7
WTh, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Whitaker
Online
Course #: RLS-8706-407

11/13-11/21
FS, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Instructor: Whitaker
Location: HCC TEDC 311
Course #: RLS-8706-408

12/2-12/5
WThFS, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: Whitaker
Location: TCC TRCS 140
Course #: RLS-8706-409

NC Law, Rules & Legal Concepts

Gain 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. Registration Fee: $170.

9/1-9/9 T
W, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Instructor: Whitaker
Location: TCC TRCS 140
Course #: RLS-8708-408

10/14-11/5
WTh, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Whitaker
Online
Course #: RLS-8708-409

12/9-12/22
TW, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Instructor: Whitaker
Location: TCC TRCS 140
Course #: RLS-8708-410

Real Estate BICUP          NEW

Earn 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 the 2020-2021 course topics. Registration Fee: $50.

8/25
T, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Whitaker
Location: HCC SINK 233
Course #: SEF-9075-402

10/17
S, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Whitaker
Location: HCC TEDC 213
Course #: SEF-9075-403

11/18
W, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Whitaker
Location: HCC SINK 233
Course #: SEF-9075-404

Real Estate GENUP            NEW

Earn 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. Registration Fee: $50.

8/24
M, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Whitaker
Location: HCC TEDC 311
Course #: SEF-9076-402

9/26
S, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Whitaker
Location: HCC TEDC 213
Course #: SEF-9076-403

10/23
F, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Whitaker
Location: HCC TEDC 311
Course #: SEF-9076-404

11/19
Th, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Whitaker
Location: TCC TRCS 140
Course #: SEF-9076-405

 


Special Interest

Autumn Gardening

Learn how to keep gardening even after summer comes to an end. In this class, you will be exposed to options that will allow you to garden all winter long. Start crops now and store in the ground during winter. Add cold frames to the landscape and grow your own salad makings. Learn how you can bring summer plants inside to use and protect until the weather warms up again. Registration Fee: $40.

9/16-9/23
W, 1-3 p.m.
Instructor: Dixon
Location: TCC TRCS 147
Course #: CSP-8678-421

9/17-9/24
Th, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Instructor: Dixon
Location: TCC TRCT 220
Course #: CSP-8678-431

Ethical Wills          NEW

Learn the fascinating history of the power of ethical wills and a seven-step model for writing, preserving and sharing ethical wills. You will also gain a practical application for how to use the seven-step model to create your own ethical will. Registration Fee: $55.

9/14-10/5
M, 1-2:30 p.m.
Instructor: Kolva
Location: HCC SINK 231
Course #: CSP-8987-401

For the Love of Fairy Tales

Explore fairy tales and discuss how they can relate to your life. Learn to explore symbols and gain a better understanding of deeper individual personal meanings. Dive into the collective experience of classic fairy tales and dig into the characters of stories that resonate even today. Registration Fee: $70.

9/19-11/7
S, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Instructor: McDorman
Location: HCC SINK 231
Course #: CSP-8966-401

Modern Short Stories

Carry on a conversation with the authors of some of the best American short stories. Great short stories are delightfully fascinating. Reading them increases our understanding of ourselves and our world. Discussing these works allows us to appreciate them as great literature and observe how they illuminate the human condition. A list of short stories to be discussed will be provided a week before class begins. Registration Fee: $70.

9/15-11/3
T, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Instructor: King
Location: TCC TRCS 114
Course #: CSP-8604-421

NC Concealed Carry Handgun Training

Learn 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. Registration Fee: $100.

8/24-8/25
MT, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Dessenberger
Location: HCC SINK 231
Course #: CSP-8717-411

10/12-10/13
MT, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Dessenberger
Location: HCC SINK 231
Course #: CSP-8717-412

12/7-12/8
MT, 6-10 p.m.
Instructor: Dessenberger
Location: HCC SINK 231
Course #: CSP-8717-413

Self-Publishing for Fun and Profit

Learn 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. Registration Fee: $60.

10/29-11/19 Th 9-11 a.m.
Instructor: Gelbert
Location: HCC SINK 231
Course #: CSP-8573-401

StoryPower          NEW

Gain an understanding of StoryPower and how stories create meaning in life. You will learn about the universal reasons people put storytelling on the “Someday List”, how you can create your stories and put them down on paper. Stories are our true, but often hidden heritage. Registration Fee: $55.

9/16-10/7
W, 1-2:30 p.m.
Instructor: Kolva
Location: HCC TEDC 236
Course #: CSP-8988-401

 


Water and Wastewater

The following courses are approved by NC DENR for six recertification hours for water and wastewater operators. Learn about pump piping systems, basic pump hydraulics, normal operations, and abnormal operations. Please bring your operator certification card(s) with you to class. Registration Fee: $ 70.00

Basic Pump Hydraulics & Operating Conditions

8/18-8/18
T, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Instructor: Edwards
Location: HCC HEND 130
Course #: WAT-8209-401

Disinfection

9/10-9/10
Th, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Instructor: Edwards
Location: HCC HEND 130
Course #: WAT-8203-401

Electrical Fundamentals

10/15-10/15
Th, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Instructor: Edwards
Location: HCC HEND 130
Course #: WAT-8206-401

Process Control

11/5-11/5
Th, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Instructor: Edwards
Location: HCC HEND 130
Course #: WAT-8200-401

Pump Types, Components, and Repair

11/19-11/19
Th, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Instructor: Edwards
Location: HCC HEND 130
Course #: WAT-8208-401

Utility Cave-In Protection: Competent Person

12/10-12/10
Th, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Instructor: Edwards
Location: HCC HEND 130
Course #: WAT-8207-401