Occupational Extension

occupationalextThe Occupational Training program consists of courses designed for the specific purposes of training an individual for employment, upgrading skills of persons presently employed, and retraining others for new employment in occupational fields. Courses include training in computers, machining, construction, health care, and other fields.

Information on upcoming classes offered at the Main Campus, Center for Applied Technology, and the Graham County Center are listed below.

Classes Offered at the Main Campus or the Center for Applied Technology


ANIMAL TAXONOMY

Cherokee County Center for Applied Technology – Marble

Veterinary Assistant (ANS 3011): This course is designed for instructional areas related to a veterinarian practice: 1) veterinary terminology, 2) anatomy and physiology, 3) animal behavior and communication, 4) grooming techniques, 5) proper handling and restraining of animals, 6) obtaining and handling specimens, 7) emergency care, and 8) office management, including medical records, charting, and detailed documentation may be included. Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 24 hrs.

Instructor: TBD Min: 6
April 19 – June 7 TH
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $74.55

 

AUTOMOTIVE – MOTORCYCLE – SMALL ENGINE – TRANSPORTATION

Main Campus

Auto Mechanics (AUT 3137): Class will run concurrently with the curriculum Automotive Technology course. Space is limited and students must get instructor approval. Main Campus Automotive Technology Building. Contact hrs.

Instructor: Marcus Min: 6
August 16 – December 13 M T W TH
Contact Hours $184.55

Auto Mechanics (AUT 3137): Class will run concurrently with the curriculum Automotive Technology course. Space is limited and students must get instructor approval. Main Campus, Automotive Technology Building. Contact hrs.

Instructor: Marcus Min: 6
January 8 – May 8 MTWTH
Contact Hours $184.55

Instructor: Marcus Min: 6
May 30 – July 26 MTWTH
Contact Hours $184.55

Instructor: Marcus Min: 6
August 16 – December 13 MTWTH
Contact Hours $184.55

NC Vehicle Safety inspection (AUT 3129): This course is designed to meet the training and licensing requirements (initial and/or renewal) for the Vehicle Safety and On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) Emissions Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. Upon completion, a student will understand the rules, regulations and procedures for conducting a vehicle safety and OBD emissions inspection; be able to inspect a vehicle properly; and be prepared to sit for the state certification exam. Main Campus. 8 hrs.

Instructor: Marcus Min: 8
April 4-11 W
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. $70.55

Instructor: Marcus Min: 8
June 20-27 W
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. $70.55

Instructor: Marcus Min: 8
August 22-29 W
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. $70.55

Instructor: Marcus Min: 8
November 7-14 W
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. $70.55

DMV Dealer License Renewal (AUT 3001): This course is designed to meet the six-hour training requirements for individuals renewing their Used Motor Vehicle Dealers’ license. Main Campus. 6 hrs.

Instructor: Carroll Min: 5
April 10 – April 11 TW
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $70.55

Instructor: Carroll Min: 5
June 12 – June 13 TW
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $70.55

Instructor: Carroll Min: 5
August 14 – April 15 TW
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $70.55

DMV Dealer License Pre-license (AUT 3002): This course is designed to meet the twelve-hour training requirements for individuals seeking an initial Used Motor Vehicle Dealers’ license. Main Campus. 12 hrs.

Instructor: Carroll Min: 5
April 9 – April 12 MTWTH
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $70.55

Instructor: Carroll Min: 5
June 11 – June 14 MTWTH
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $70.55

Instructor: Carroll Min: 5
August 13 – August 16 MTWTH
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $70.55

Small Engine Repair (AUT 3200): This course provides the student with hands-on knowledge of small engine troubleshooting and repair. Upon completion students will be able to explain operating principles of engines, name major parts of engines, and work safely in the shop. Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 24 hrs.

Instructor: Moore Min: 6
March 13 – May 1 T
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $74.55

 

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

Quick Books (CAS 3080): In this course students expand their knowledge of QuickBooks Pro, such as: set-up and reconciliation of accounts, invoice management, payables, inventory, and management of cash flow. Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 24 hrs.

Please call 835-9564 to be placed on an interest list for this class or follow this link to add your name to the interest list. Once the minimum number of students is met, we will call you to schedule the class.

QUICK CREDIT Banking Fundamentals (BAF 3249): This course teaches you the skills needed to enter the banking profession, such as: 1) customer service, 2) teller responsibilities, 3) daily transaction procedures, 4) payment functions, 5) suspicious activity reports, 6) regulations, 7) compliance examinations, and 8) banking trends. Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 18 hrs.

Please call 835-9564 to be placed on an interest list for this class or follow this link to add your name to the interest list. Once the minimum number of students is met, we will call you to schedule the class.

Graham County Center, Robbinsville 

Instructor: Johnson Min: 6
March 27 – May 1 T
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $74.55

Call/Data Center Training: (MKT 3101): Are you interested in working in one of the fastest growing occupations in Western NC? This course provides the entry level skills training that will enable you to enter this exciting new field. You will learn communication, problem-resolution, organization, customer service and communication skills which will prepare you for employment in this field. Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 24 hrs.

Instructor: Farley & Harkins Min: 6
April 16 – June 4 M
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Grant funded

QUICK CREDIT Desktop Publishing (CAS 3165): This course is designed to cover various concepts of desktop publishing including terminology, text editing, and use of design principles. Emphasis is on layout techniques, graphics, multiple page displays, and business applications. Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 18 hrs.

Instructor: Palmer Min: 6
April 9 – May 28 M
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $79.55

QUICK CREDIT Excel and Spreadsheet Functions (CAS 3050): Microsoft Excel is the most prominent spreadsheet program in the business world and professionals everywhere are expected to have a working knowledge of the software. In this course you will learn to enter, calculate, and analyze numerical data; create customized charts, edit worksheets, manipulate formulas and functions, and format cell properties. Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 18 hrs.

Instructor: Hardin Min: 6
March 27 – May 1 T
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $79.55

QUICK CREDIT Microsoft Office Basics (CIS-3100): This course will introduce the basics of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. You will gain the knowledge needed to be able to create professional business documents. Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 18 hrs.

Please call 835-9564 to be placed on an interest list for this class or follow this link to add your name to the interest list. Once the minimum number of students is met, we will call you to schedule the class.

Graham County Center, Robbinsville 

Instructor: Palmer Min: 6
March 6 – April 10 T
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $79.55

NEW QUICK CREDIT Adobe Photoshop for Photographers (PHO 3001): Do you want to learn Photoshop? The first step is managing your expectation. Photoshop is a BIG program, used by illustrators, designers, typographers, 3D artists, and Photographers. This six-week class is designed specifically for digital photographers who want to become familiar with the fundamentals of image editing. Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 18 hrs.

Instructor: Birtha Min: 6
April 10 – May 15 T
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $79.55

Notary Public (MLS 3874): This course provides instruction to individuals who want to become commissioned as a Notary Public. Topics include legal, ethical, and procedural requirements of the Notary Act. To be admitted to this course, the NC Secretary of State requires that all candidates be able to speak, read, and write in English, and present a valid government photo ID. See www.sosnc.com for additional requirements. Upon completion of this course with a passing exam grade of 80 percent, a person is eligible to make application with the NC Secretary of State office. For more information, go to www.secretary. state.nc.us/notary/. Must present a valid, current government or state issued ID in order to attend class. Required textbook cost: approx. $30. 30 minute lunch break. Pre-registration is required. Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 7 hrs.

Instructor: Brendell Min: 6
March 1 TH
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. $70.55

NEW Electronic Notary Public (MLS 3874): This course is designed for individuals who want to become commissioned as an electronic notary. Topics include legal, ethical, and procedural requirements of the Notary Act set forth in the General Statute 10B Article 2. Upon completion of this course with a passing exam grade of 80 percent, a person is eligible to make application with the NC Secretary of State office. Individuals must have current notary commission to participate in E-notary training. For more information, go to www.secretary.state. nc.us/notary/. Must present a valid, current government or state issued ID in order to attend class. Pre-registration is required. Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 3 hrs.

Instructor: Brendell Min: 6
March 2 F
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. $70.55

 

 

COMPUTER

Advanced Spreadsheets (OST 3100): This course is designed to teach advanced functions and uses of electronic spreadsheets, including applications, fundamental formula creation, model design and modification, formatting features, display characteristics, editing, moving and copying, sorting, mathematical, statistical, and financial functions, report generation, and other features of spreadsheets. 24 hrs. Center for Applied Technology, Marble

Please call 835-9564 to be placed on an interest list for this class or follow this link to add your name to the interest list. Once the minimum number of students is met, we will call you to schedule the class.

Building Economical Websites using WordPress (ITN-3000): This course is designed to provide an understanding of how to enhance the development and performance of website design and to begin building dynamic, interactive, and data-driven web applications with powerful capabilities. Course topics can include but are not limited to understanding web markup language, effective use of Portable Web Documents, creating and enforcing a uniform and consistent look for an entire website, creating attractive page layouts with tables and related topics, using leading web application platform(s) for developing interactive websites and related topics. 24 hrs. Center for Applied Technology, Marble

Please call 835-9564 to be placed on an interest list for this class or follow this link to add your name to the interest list. Once the minimum number of students is met, we will call you to schedule the class.

Computer Security for the Workplace (SEC 3100): This course is designed to introduce a general understanding of workplace computer security and how to safeguard a computer from outside attacks. The material covered in this course will provide a solid theoretical foundation, thorough practical application as well as realworld examples, for understanding computer security. Security in computer operating systems, networks, and data will be covered with emphasis on operating system and program security. Some of the topics to be covered during this course are: firewalls, encryption, password
revealers, prefix dialers, cookies, ICQ, and online security. 24 hrs. Center for Applied Technology, Marble

Please call 835-9564 to be placed on an interest list for this class or follow this link to add your name to the interest list. Once the minimum number of students is met, we will call you to schedule the class.

Excel (OST 3100): Microsoft Excel is the most prominent spreadsheet program in the business world and professionals everywhere are expected to have a working knowledge of the software. In this course you will learn to enter, calculate, and analyze numerical data; create customized charts, edit worksheets, manipulate formulas and functions, and format cell properties. 24 hrs. Center for Applied Technology, Marble

Please call 835-9564 to be placed on an interest list for this class or follow this link to add your name to the interest list. Once the minimum number of students is met, we will call you to schedule the class.

PowerPoint (CIS 3100): Learn the essentials of developing an effective presentation supported by appealing hand-outs and speaker notes. 24 hrs. Center for Applied Technology, Marble

Please call 835-9564 to be placed on an interest list for this class or follow this link to add your name to the interest list. Once the minimum number of students is met, we will call you to schedule the class.

Word (CIS 3100): In this course, students gain a practical approach to some of the features of Microsoft Word including the Office ribbon, mail merge, tables, proofreading and formatting tools, as well as learn to use Microsoft Word to create professional business documents. 24 hrs. Center for Applied Technology, Marble

Please call 835-9564 to be placed on an interest list for this class or follow this link to add your name to the interest list. Once the minimum number of students is met, we will call you to schedule the class.

CONSTRUCTION – ELECTRICAL – PLUMBING – REFRIGERATION

Electrical Contractor License Renewal (ELC 3016): This course is designed to provide electrical contractors with updated information on the latest changes in the National Electric Code, NC Electric Code, and local utility company requirements. The course reviews new materials and procedures and related code requirements. Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 24 hours.

Instructor: Floyd Min: 6
March 20 – May 8 T
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $74.55

EPA Refrigerant Certification (AHR 3128): This course covers the requirements for the EPA certification examinations. Topics include small appliances, high pressure systems, and low pressure systems. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of refrigerants and be prepared for the EPA certification examinations. Main Campus. 16 hrs. (Fee includes textbook rental.) 

Instructor: Mashburn Min: 8
March 12-19 MTW
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $85.55

June 11-18 MTW
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $85.55

September 10-17 MTW
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $85.55

COSMETOLOGY

Cosmetology (COS 3201): This course is designed to provide students who have completed the curriculum program with the remaining number of hours necessary to complete the requirements for the NC Board certification. Main Campus Cosmetology Lab Crisp Building. Contact hrs.

Instructor: Ledford Min: 6
August 16 – December 13 T W TH
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. $184.55

Instructor: Panter Min: 6
August 16 – December 13 T W TH
3:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m. $184.55

Cosmetology (COS 3201): This course is designed to provide students who have completed the curriculum program with the remaining number of hours necessary to complete the requirements for the NC Board certification. Main Campus. Cosmetology Lab, Crisp Building. Contact hrs.

Instructor: Ledford Min: 6
January 9 – May 8 TWTH
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. $184.55

Instructor: Panter Min: 6
January 9 – May 8 TWTH
3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. $184.55

Instructor: Ledford Min: 6
May 30 – July 26 TWTH
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. $184.55

Instructor: Panter Min: 6
May 30 – July 26 TWTH
3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. $184.55

Instructor: Ledford Min: 6
August 16 – December 13 TWTH
8 :00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. $184.55

Instructor: Panter Min: 6
August 16 – December 13 TWTH
3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. $184.55

CRIMINAL JUSTICE/LAW ENFORCEMENT

BLET: The North Carolina Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) course is designed to prepare entry level individuals with the cognitive and physical skills to become certified police officers and deputy sheriffs. Upon completion, this state-mandated course will enable the graduate to be certified to work as a sworn law enforcement officer in the State of North Carolina. Students must be sponsored by a law enforcement agency and complete an application packet and be accepted to the program.

Interested students should be prepared to turn in their completed application packets to Allen Denny, BLET School Director by May 4, 2018. Please call Ginger Hubbard (282) 835-4214 to put your name on the class interest list, or call Henry Angelopulos, Director of Public Safety Training at (828) 835-4251. 714 hrs.

Min: 10; Max: 20

Class will be held when the minimum number of students is registered. Please call (828) 835-4214 to be placed on the Class Interest List.

Detention Officer Certification: This certification-related Detention Officer Certification Course (DOCC) is offered under guidelines and requirements as set forth by North Carolina Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards Commission. Properly certified State instructors are used in all topic areas. Trainees must successfully pass State administered exam as well as demonstrate competency in all skill areas in order to be eligible for certification as a detention officer. Lecture, demonstrations and practical exercises are primary methods of instruction.

Please call Ginger Hubbard (828) 835-4214 to put your name on the class interest list, or call Henry Angelopulos, Director of Public Safety Training at (828) 835-4251.

Class will be held when the minimum number of students is registered. Please call (828) 835-4214 to be placed on the Class Interest List.

EDUCATION

Effective Teacher Training (EDU 3002): This hybrid class begins with required online assignments, and concludes with two face-to-face class meetings during the last week. The class provides training on the basic requirements for substitute teaching in the public school system. Students will also be responsible to purchase course textbook. 24 hrs.

Instructor: Arrowood Min: 6
May 8 – May 17 TTH
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. $79.55

July 17 – July 26 TTH
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. $79.55

Online Effective Teacher Training (EDU 3002): This course provides training on the basic requirements for substitute teaching in the public school system. Students will also be responsible to purchase course textbook. Online. 24 hrs.

Instructor: Arrowood Min: 6
March 5 – 16 $70

September 24 – October 5 $70

Understanding Poverty in the Classroom (EDU 3001): This course provides instruction focused on updating the professional knowledge and technical competency of educators to satisfy the requirements for teacher renewal credits. Online. 50 hrs.

Instructor: Arrowood Min: 6

Online $125

*Class will be held Online via Moodle when minimum number of students is registered. Please call (828) 835-4214 to be placed on the Class Interest List.

 

FOOD SERVICE

*Classes will be held when minimum number of students is registered. Please call (828) 835-4214 to be placed on the Class Interest List.* 

Food Service Sanitation/Safety (HOS 3072): This course is designed to give the food handler the understanding of proper sanitation precautions and point out the results to be expected should these precautions not be taken. The course will deal with the study of infection and illness, proper food handling techniques, personal hygiene, and personal safety. Students may be eligible to obtain a NEHA Food Protection Manager Certificate. Students will be made aware of the regulations of the Occupational Health & Safety Act. 24 hrs.

Instructor: Nicholson Min: 8.

TBA $79.55

Food Service Management (HOS 3075): This course is designed for students who desire an occupation in the food service industry and for those who are presently employed within the food service industry. Emphasis will be placed on the following areas in the food service industry: attitude development; sanitation and safety; food service terminology and procedure; tools and equipment; and basic food preparation. Upon successful completion of class, student will be eligible to obtain nationally-recognized NOCTI certification. 330 hrs.

Instructors: Multiple Min: 8.

TBA $259.55

(Price includes registration, insurance, and supply fees.)

ServSafe® (HOS 3072): North Carolina follows the recommendations of the FDA and the National Restaurant Association in considering it the “best practice” to have a manager on duty that is ServSafe® certified. This applies to hotels and motels with continental breakfast areas as well as traditional restaurants and food vendors. The ServSafe® program helps prepare you for the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification exam. Textbook required, approx. $95. Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 8 hrs.

Please call 835-9564 to be placed on an interest list for this class or follow this link to add your name to the interest list. Once the minimum number of students is met, we will call you to schedule the class.

Graham County Center, Robbinsville 

Instructor: Trafford Min: 6
March 19 – March 20 MT
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $70.55

HOSPITALITY & TOURISM

QUICK CREDIT Introduction to Craft Brewing: (ISC 3600): This course is designed to teach students about the craft beer brewing industry. Course content may focus on beer flavors, styles and understanding the brewing process and ingredients. Students will also gain knowledge of beer history, historical styles, retail beer storage and service issues, and beer pairing principles. Upon completion, students can sit for various national certifications in the brewing industry and food service safety. Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 18 hrs.

Instructor: Mason Min: 6
April 12 – May 17 TH
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $74.55

QUICK CREDIT Introduction to Catering: (HOS 3072): Whether you are thinking about starting your own business or throwing parties for family and friends like a pro, this course introduces the basic operational strategies for providing food, beverage and labor in the hospitality industry. Topics include: business planning and licensing, food safety, party and menu planning and pricing, production, inventory, procurement, logistics for on-site transportation, marketing and quality assurance. Upon completion, students will have a knowledge base necessary for starting their own catering business. Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 18 hrs.

Instructor: Trafford Min: 6
March 22 – April 26 TH
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $74.55

ServSafe® (HOS 3072)North Carolina follows the recommendations of the FDA and the National Restaurant Association in considering it the “best practice” to have a manager on duty that is ServSafe® certified. This applies to hotels and motels with continental breakfast areas as well as traditional restaurants and food vendors. The ServSafe® program helps prepare you for the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification exam. Textbook required, approx. $95. Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 8 hrs.

Please call 835-9564 to be placed on an interest list for this class or follow this link to add your name to the interest list. Once the minimum number of students is met, we will call you to schedule the class.

Table Gaming (GAM 3001): This course provides a basic understanding of the table gaming industry. Students will learn the fundamentals and procedures of dealing for table games such as blackjack, baccarat, craps and roulette. Topics include all aspects of table operations as required by the local casino operations. Upon completion, students will be prepared for employment in the local casino industry.

Date and time to be determined. Please call (828) 835-9564 for more information and to add your name to the Class Interest List. Classes to be held at the Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino.

LANGUAGE

Beginning Conversational Spanish (FLI 3717): This fun and interactive course provides an introduction to understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Spanish. Invite a friend or someone you know to join you in this class as you will be working with a partner for the speaking portion of this this class. There will be an emphasis placed on pronunciation, parts of speech, communicative phrases, culture, and skills for language acquisition. Upon completion, you should be able to identify and apply basic grammar concepts, display cultural awareness, and communicate simple Spanish phrases. 36 hrs.

Please call 835-4214 to be placed on an interest list for this class or follow this link to add your name to the interest list. Once the minimum number of students is met, we will call you to schedule the class.

LEADERSHIP – MANAGEMENT – SUPERVISION

QUICK CREDIT Leadership, Management, and Supervision (COM 3729): This course introduces participants to the work of management and supervision, and how leadership plays a vital role in the workplace. You will gain an understanding of management methods, leadership styles, and develop skills in business communication and conflict. Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 18 hrs.

Instructor: Reyes Min: 6
February 26 – April 9 M
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $74.55

QUICK CREDIT Management Responsibilities (MLS 3710): This introduces the subject of compliance in terms of four key business areas: human resources, technology, sales and marketing, as well as accounting and finance. You will gain an understanding of the risks of ignoring work place regulations in these areas and the benefits of employing ethics standards and training in their operations. Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 18 hrs.

Instructor: Reyes Min: 6
April 3 – May 8 T
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $74.55

KNIFE MAKING – FURNITURE REPAIR

Introduction to Knife & Sheath Making (ISC 3500): This course is designed to teach students the basics of knife making including custom blades and handles, as well as handle materials and attachment methods. Students will also learn how to construct custom leather sheathes to house the knives.*Additional supply costs will be according to student choices for knife materials. Premium Knife Facility, Hayesville. 24 hrs.

Please call 835-9564 to be placed on an interest list for this class or follow this link to add your name to the interest list. Once the minimum number of students is met, we will call you to schedule the class.

MARKETING

QUICK CREDIT Selling Online (MKT 3419): If you want to tap into the unlimited sales potential of the Internet, this course will teach you to navigate the web, understand pricing and delivery, and maximize your profits. Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 18 hrs.

Instructor: TBD Min: 6
April 5 – May 10 TH
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $79.55

NEW QUICK CREDIT Video for Social Media Marketing (FVP 3100): Social media marketing metrics report that videos provide the strongest influence in attracting and keeping visitors on your page, in your circles, and in your feeds. See how you use relatively inexpensive hardware and software to create media clips for your targeted audience. Topics include creating a storyboard; basic video and audio techniques; as well as basic editing and uploading. Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 18 hrs.

Instructor: Birtha Min: 6 $79.55
Class will begin when a minimum number of students is met (6).

PHOTOGRAPHY

QUICK CREDIT Digital Photography Introduction (PHO 3001): Beginners to digital photography may be intimidated by the camera – after all, you’re trying to learn not just photography, but also digital photography. Understanding a little about your digital file and what to do with it after you’ve taken your images is important to making sure you are getting the most out of your digital camera. This class keeps the tech talk to a minimum and fun to a maximum. Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 18 hrs.

Instructor: Birtha Min: 6
March 27 – April 3 T
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $79.55

REAL ESTATE

Please call (828) 835-9564 for more information and to add your name to the interest list. Classes to be held at the Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 

R/E Provisional Broker (RLS 3700): This course is required to satisfy the educational requirements for a provisional broker and is designed to prepare the student to pass the real estate license examination administered by the NC Real Estate Commission. Topics include basic real estate principles and practices, law and contracts, financing closing valuation, fair housing, and real estate laws. 90 hrs.

R/E Broker Relationships and Responsibilities (RLS 3702): This course is the first of three courses designed to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirement set by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. This course consists of a high – level advance instruction governing agency relationships and duties to principal and third parties, working with sellers and buyers. This course also includes issues confronted when agent’s leave/change firms with resulting licenses and education concerns. 30 hrs.

R/E Broker Contracts and Closings (RLS 3703): These courses are designed to help the provisional broker meet the post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the NC Real Estate Commission. The course consists of advanced instruction covering contracts and closings, license status, and education issues. 30 hrs.

R/E Special Topics (RLS 3704): This course is the third of three courses designed to assist the provisional broker to meet the 90-hour post-licensing educational requirements set forth by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. This course consists of high-level advanced instruction covering special topics. It includes land use controls, miscellaneous law issues, sale of undeveloped land and other special topics.

R/E BICAR (SEF 3001): Mandatory 4-hour class for Brokers in Charge.

R/E Update and Elective (SEF 3001): Mandatory update and elective course for Real Estate professionals. 8 hrs.

TRANSPORTAION

Truck Driver Training (TRA 3607):Truck Driver Training (TRA 3607): This class is designed to teach students to drive tractor-trailers and trucks and to obtain a commercial driver license (Class A and Class B). The program will prepare the prospective driver to understand safety, driver responsibility, and also the laws and regulations governing the motor carrier industry. Main Campus. New classes scheduled to begin each month.

Instructor: TBA MTWTHF
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Please call (828) 835-4214 for more information.

NC Escort Vehicle Operator (AUT 3003): This course is designed to meet the training requirements set by the NC Department of Transportation to certify Oversize-Overweight load escort vehicle drivers. Course includes escort driver requirements, skills training, and an exam. Main Campus. Saturday class only. 8 hrs.

Instructor: Carter Min: 8

May 12 S
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. $70.55

August 11 S
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. $70.55

October 27 S
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. $70.55

NC Escort Vehicle Operator Re-Certification (AUT 3004): This course is designed to meet the training requirements set by the North Carolina Department of Transportation for recertification of Oversize- Overweight load escort vehicle drivers. Course components consist of defensive driving, escort driver requirements, updates, and an examination. Main Campus. Saturday class only. 8 hrs.

Instructor: Carter Min: 8

May 12 S
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. $70.55

August 11 S
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. $70.55

October 27 S
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. $70.55

WELDING & MACHINING

Introduction to Basic Milling (MEC 3010): This course teaches the skills necessary to create machined parts using the manual milling machine. Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 24 hrs.

Please call 835-9564 to be placed on an interest list for this class or follow this link to add your name to the interest list. Once the minimum number of students is met, we will call you to schedule the class.

Introduction to CNC (MEC 3010): This course introduces and expands on the concepts and capabilities of computer numerical control (CNC) machine tools. Topics include setup, operation, and basic applications. Upon completion, students should be able to explain operator safety, machine protection, data input, program preparation, and program storage. Center for Applied Technology, Marble. 24 hrs.

Instructor: Jones
March 13 – May 1 T
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $74.55

Welding (WLD 3106): This course provides instruction on the principles and practices of welding. Emphasis is on the blueprint reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing. Course content covers: SMAW (stick), GMAW (MIG), and GTAW (TIG). Upon completion, students will have the knowledge base to sit for various industry-specific certifications. Runs concurrently with curriculum labs. Main Campus, West Building. Contact hrs.

Instructor: Penley Min: 6
January 8 – May 8 MTWTH
Contact Hours $184.55

May 30 – July 26 MTWTH
Contact Hours $184.55

August 16 – December 13 MTWTH
Contact Hours $184.55

Graham County Center, Robbinsville 

January 16 – May 3 MTWTH
M: 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
TTH: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
W: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $184.55

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