The Continuing Education Career Training program is a perfect local resource for adult learners who want to improve workplace skills, achieve job certification or recertification, improve employment marketability or explore new opportunities.
Successful completion of the “Auto Safety Inspection” course will certify students to inspect motor vehicles under the NC Motor Vehicles Safety Inspection Law. Must have a valid driver’s license.
“Auto Safety Inspection” will be held May 7 and 8 from 6-10 p.m. The cost is $75.
Successful completion of the “OBD Emissions Control Inspection” course will certify students to inspect motor vehicles under the NC Motor Vehicles OBD Emissions Control Inspection Law. Students must be Certified in Auto Safety Inspection. This is also the Recertification class.
“OBD Emissions Control Inspection” will be held May 14 and 15 from 6-10 p.m. The cost is $75.
Health Care Occupations
“EKG Technician” will teach you the required skills to become a certified EKG Technician and work in a variety of healthcare settings. Topics include cardiac anatomy and physiology, cardiac cycle, EKG strip analysis, 12 lead EKG, and EKG procedures.
“EKG Technician” will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays, May 16-Aug. 13 from 5-9 p.m. The cost is $185 plus the cost of the text.
The state-certified program, “Nurse Aide, Level 1” will prepare students for work under the supervision of licensed healthcare professionals in performing hands-on patient care. The course includes preparation for the State Board examination for NC NA Registry listing. Please contact Jenell Powell at 695-3965 for program information.
“Nurse Aide, Level 1” will be held Monday-Thursday, May 22-July 25 from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. The cost is $205.50 plus the cost of the course pack.
The “Pharmacy Technician” course is designed to prepare students for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam and for entry-level employment. Topics include technical procedures for preparing and dispensing prescriptions, packaging and labeling, controlled substance procedures, inventory control, pharmacy calculations, and over-the-counter drugs. Upon completion, students will be able to perform basic supervised dispensing techniques in a community pharmacy setting.
“Pharmacy Technician” will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 17-Aug. 14 from 5-9:30 p.m. The cost is $185 plus the cost of text.
“Bank Teller Training” is designed for those interested in becoming a bank teller, this course will include an introduction to banking operations, handling cash, balancing operations, customer relations, and security procedures. Upon successful completion of the course, students are guaranteed an interview with a local bank.
“Bank Teller Training” will be held Tuesday and Thursdays, May 17-June 26 from 6-9 p.m. The cost $130 plus the cost of the text.
Customized Training for Business and Industry
The Sandhills Community College Continuing Education team can customize courses to meet the specific needs of a business or industry, provide resources to assist in developing new training initiatives or to maintain and support current efforts. Courses can be held at convenient times for you and your staff at any SCC location, your business, or other convenient locations.
For business and Career Training, contact Lori Degre at firstname.lastname@example.org or (910) 695-3939. For Industrial and Technical Classes, contact Ronnie Patton at email@example.com or (910) 695-3925.
Seats are still available for these classes. To register in person, stop by the Sandhills Community College Continuing Education office located on the first floor of Van Dusen Hall. You may also register by phone with a credit card at (910) 695-3980. Registration hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Fridays 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.