Continuing Education Courses

Accounting Basics

ACC 7108

This online course focuses on the fundamentals of financial accounting concepts for students seeking a basic understanding of terminology and principles. Topics include the accounting cycle, journal entries, T-accounts, adjusting entries, and financial accounting statements. Upon completion, students should have a practical understanding of basic accounting principles, transactions, and operations. Prepayment of tuition is required.

  • Prepayment of tuition and purchase of course materials are required.
Registration Information
Instructor: Moore Cost: $125
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
ACC-7108-01 54007 M-SU 9/7-11/15 ONLINE

Auctioneering

Auctioneering is brand new to RCC, and is one of only three community colleges accredited to offer the course in North Carolina. Students can earn the knowledge to become licensed and be hired to sell real estate, antique/collectible vehicles, valuable art/jewelry, antiques, and household contents. Students will learn a wide variety of skills, including bid calling, voice control, rules/regulations, auctioneering ethics, and handling sale proceeds/escrow accounts. The course is taught by two licensed Auctioneers, a licensed Real Estate broker, a District Court Judge, and a variety of other knowlegable instructors. Upon completion of the 96-hour course, students can apply for licensure with the N.C. Auctioneer Licensing Board. The license has reciprocity in 17 other states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin. Two versions of the course are offered: an 18-week course that meets two evenings a week, and an intense two-week course perfect for out-of-towners to finish quickly. This course is eligible for RCC’s Eagle Train & Gain Scholarship. Auctioneer examinations are taken at the NC Auctioneer Licensing Board’s office in Raleigh and the exam fee is paid by the individual directly to the Board.

Instructor: TBA Cost: $180
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
MKT-3093-01 53993 TTH 1/25-3/19 6PM-9PM ADT 101
MKT-3093-02 53994 M-F 6/6-6/17 8AM-9PM ADT 101

Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET)

Jan. 6-June 11, 2021 Evenings & Saturdays

Basic MIG Welding

This program introduces gas metal arc welding and flux core arc welding processes. Topics include equipment setup and fillet and groove weld with emphasis on application of GMAW and FCAW electrodes on carbon steel plate. Upon completion, students will have the knowledge base to seek employment as an entry level MIG welders. This course also prepares students to continue into the RCC Welding Technology certificate and diploma programs.

Instructor: TBA Cost: $230
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
WLD-3106-01 52242 TTH 1/12-5/6 6-9:30PM IT1 107
WLD-3106-01 53382 M-TH 5/24-7/20 5:30-9:30PM IT1 107
WLD-3106-01 53981 thf 1/12-5/6 5:30-9:30PM IT1 103

Bilingual Cosmetology

Bilingual Cosmetology provides English and Spanish-speaking students with hands-on training in a simulated salon environment. Course work includes instructions in all phases of professional imaging, hair design, chemical processes, skin care, nail care, multi-cultural practices, business/computer principles, product knowledge, and other selected topics. The program consists of three sessions. Sessions I and II prepare students for the State Board of Cosmetic Arts exam for an apprentice license (1,200 hours) and completion of Session III prepares students for a license (1,500 hours). There is a required orientation for all students to learn about textbooks, kits, uniforms, and the program schedule.

Students may qualify for scholarship opportunities.

RCC also offers an associates degree and diploma in cosmetology.

Registration: $196
Textbooks (Milady’s Standard Cosmetology Textbook Bundle): $300
Supplies Kit: $900
Uniforms/Shoes: $130
Nametags: $20

Instructor: Gregory Cost: $196
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
COS-3201-01 53915 M-TH 9/20-6/23 4:30PM-9:30PM SCI 105 /107

Cabinetmaking

This course is designed to teach the fundamental techniques of cabinetmaking. Course topics can include but are not limited to understanding the difference between production and custom cabinets, learning the proper selection of woods, materials, tools and finishes, learning how to plan, blueprint and build a small cabinet, understanding cabinet installation and how to estimate building and labor construction costs.

Students will need: Safety glasses, hearing protection, N95 mask to protect against sawdust when cutting, measuring tape, pencil, folding rule (instructor will specify what type of folding rule during the first class – do not purchase this ahead of time).

Absolutely no smoking on the premises, whether indoors or outdoors – zero tolerance policy due to flammability. Students must wear closed toe shoes. Pants must fit snugly at the waist and properly throughout, because loose-fitting pants or shirts can catch in the machinery and cause serious injury. While operating machinery, never wear long sleeves that fit loosely or do not button at the wrist. Long hair must be tied back into a bun at all times to prevent getting caught in machinery. The instructional space is comfortable but not heated or air-conditioned, so students should dress accordingly.

Students do not need to purchase the following list of project materials prior to the first class. Student projects and project sizes will be determined during the first class and students will purchase materials after that. Here is a general idea of what materials may be needed, although the sizes and cost may vary:

1 ea 3/4 x4’x8’ plywood = approx. $89
1 ea 1/4×4’x8’ plywood = approx. $20
50 board feet of 4/4 poplar in the rough @ approx. $2.60/bdft = approx. $130
4 drawer slides – @ approx. $24/each = approx. $96
Total approximate materials cost for student project: $335

Classes are held at Freeman Wood Crafters (FRWC), located at 413 Church St. in Eden.

Instructor: Freeman Cost: $200 (will increase to $202 in 2022)
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CAB-3100-01 53948 TTH 8/12-12/7 6-9PM FRWC
CAB-3100-03 54019 TTH 2/1-5/26 6-9PM FRWC

Cake Decorating

In this Cake Decorating class, students learn to design and decorate, seasonal, birthday, and every day cakes, make frosting, and use different cake decorating tips. Students will design a cake to take home. Supplies Extra. The class is held at Elree’s Sweet Shoppe, 323 E. Meadow Road #B, Eden.

Instructor: Carter Cost: $70
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
HOS-7401-01 53871 T 11/8-11/9 6PM-9PM ELSS

Cardiovascular Technician

This program is designed and approved to prepare the student to become a certified EKG (ECG) and Technician/Monitor. Topics include: Anatomy and Physiology of the heart, principles of EKG, dysrhythmia recognition of sinus, junctional/atrial rhythms, heart blocks and bundle branches and ventricular ectopy rhythms. Skills include operating EKG equipment, running and mounting strips, reading and interpreting 22 types of cardiac lead tracing produced from 12 and five lead monitors. Upon completion, students will be eligible to apply for the Certified EKG Technician (CET) exam with the National Health Career Association.

Instructor: Thomas Cost: $182
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
ICV-3111-01 52308 F 2/19-5/14 9AM-12PM OHS 120
M-SU Online
ICV-3111-01 53348 F 8/27-11/22 8:30-11:30AM OHS 120
M-SU Online

Central Sterile Processing

This program introduces the primary responsibilities of a central sterile technician. The course includes practical applications of learned concepts and procedures. Topics include preparation, storage, distribution of instruments, supplies and equipment, quality assurance and inventory management. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the principles of sterilization/ disinfection in the workplace as well as the principles of distribution of instruments/supplies/equipment. Upon completion, students will be eligible to apply for the National Institute for Certification of Healthcare Sterile Processing and Distribution Personnel Examination (CBSPD).

Instructor: Talley Cost: $182
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
REQUIRED ORIENTATION HRD-3005-02 53671 T 8/31 8AM-12PM ADT 101
MED-3002-01 53391 T 9/7-11/16 9AM-3PM OHS 120
M-SU Online
REQUIRED ORIENTATION HRD-3005-02 TBA T TBA 8AM-12PM ADT 101
MED-3002-01 53670 TH 1/13-3/24 9AM-3PM OHS 119
M-SU Online

Ceramic Design

Develop the skills you need to work with clay. This 96-hour course will provide students with the skills and techniques they need to make functional and decorative objects out of clay. Using the potter’s wheel and various hand-building techniques, students take their designs from clay to glazed and fired ceramic pieces. The class also covers the essentials of ceramic glazes and the operation of both electric and gas kilns. Individual instruction is supplemented with daily demonstrations, slide talks, handouts and videos. Beginners in clay will leave with a solid foundation and understanding of the pottery studio and more advanced makers will be able to focus in and further develop their ideas. Clay, glaze materials and firings will be provided.

Instructor: Korch Cost: $280
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
PRC-7152-01 53941 MW 8/16-12/8 6-9PM CCA 104

Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist

This course is intended to provide the foundation of knowledge necessary for medical billing professionals. In addition, students will prepare for the industry-recognized Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist (CMRS) certification offered through the American Medical Billing Association (AMBA). This is a hybrid course. Class will meet face-to-face one night a week and a portion of the coursework will be delivered online. Prepayment of tuition and purchase of course materials are required. Registration fees do not include certification exam fees.

Instructor: Archer Cost: $180
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
MED-7104-01 53976 TH 9/2-12/9 6PM-8PM ADT 104
M-SU Online

Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Bootcamp

MED 7108

Chainsaw Safety

Chainsaw safety classroom and field training is covered during this two-day USFS-certified training session by Helton Forestry Enterprises. Due to significant storm damage to area trails, the need for certified and recertified chainsaw operators is a critical issue. Participants learn basics of chainsaw job hazard analysis, use and maintenance, directional felling, as well as saw tasks and techniques. Participants perform chainsaw operations and are evaluated on their skill level under the guidance of one of the more experienced USFS qualified instructor/certifiers in NC. Certificates will be awarded to all participants. Participants must dress appropriately for trailwork – gloves, hard hat, safety goggles, chaps, and leather boots required. Chainsaws will be provided.

Instructor: Helton Forestry Enterprises Cost: $200
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
SEF-7192-01 53960 FS 11/4-11/5 8AM-5PM BLC 108

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst

CCT 7000

CompTIA Network+ and Security+

This program is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with a basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of networking concepts. Students will obtain the required skills needed to prepare for a career in network support or administration and will prepare for the CompTIA Net+ certification exam. In addition, students will understand the field of network security and how it relates to other areas of Information Technology while preparing for the CompTIA Sec+ certification exam. This course provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare for further study in specialized security fields or it can serve as a capstone course that introduces the field. Prerequisite: Networking experience is helpful but not mandatory; A+ certification or equivalent skills and knowledge is helpful but not mandatory. CompTIA Network + and Security + is a bundled course and enrollment in this course includes coverage of both classes (students may not split the course). This is a hybrid course. Class will meet face-to-face one night a week and a portion of the coursework will be delivered online. Prepayment of tuition and purchase of the course materials is required. Registration fees do not include certification exam fees.

Instructor: Pere Cost: $180
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
NET-7003-01 53975 M 8/30-12/13 6PM-8PM ADT 120
M-SU ONLINE

Computer Basics

Develop computer skills essential for success in today’s technology-driven workplace. Computer training: Basic function of Microsoft Word & Excel, emailing, internet navigation, file organization, uploads/downloads, and resources for keyboarding skills. As authorized by G.S. 115D-5(b)(13), students may be eligible for a registration fee waiver for Computer Basics if he/she: (1) is unemployed, (2) has received notification of a pending layoff, (3) is working and is eligible for the Federal Earned Income Tax Credit (FEITC), or (4) is working and earning wages at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines.

Instructor: Carter Cost: $70
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
HRD-3005-01 53479 F 9/3-9/24 9AM-12PM BLC 103

Computer Programming

This course is designed to introduce students to aspects of developing a computer program. Students will analyze problems, create pseudo code and flow charts, and ultimately create a functioning program to solve those problems. Students will learn to correct and execute programs, apply effective programming techniques to prepare business reports, and create and maintain data files. Students do not need a strong technical or math background to succeed in this course. Coursework will be delivered online and class will meet virtually one night. Prepayment of tuition and purchase of course materials is required.

Instructor: Osborne Cost: $180
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CSC-3110-01 53979 TH 9/2-12/9 6PM-8PM VIRTUAL/SYNCHRONOUS
MS ONLINE

CPR (American Heart Association-Basic Life Support – Health Care Provider Course)

Learn how to recognize an emergency, care for conscious and unconscious choking victims, recognize signs of a heart attack, rescue breathing and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. This course also introduces automated external defibrillation and is approved by American Heart Association. When the course is completed, students receive an AHA/BLS recognition card that is valid for 2 years. No fee exemptions. Prepayment and Pre- registration is required no later than one business week prior to class. AHA Cards are now eCards, you must have an email address to access your card. To pre-register, contact Donna Thompson at 336-342-4261 x2602.

Instructor: Varies Cost: $45 Fees: $10 Total cost: $55
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
SEF-7010-02 53864 S 8/28 9AM-1PM OHS 123
SEF-7010-03 53865 F 9/10 9AM-1PM OHS 123
SEF-7010-04 53866 S 9/25 9AM-1PM OHS 123
SEF-7010-05 53867 F 10/8 9AM-1PM OHS 123
SEF-7010-06 53868 S 10/23 9AM-1PM OHS 123
SEF-7010-07 53869 F 11/12 9AM-1PM OHS 123
SEF-7010-08 53870 S 11/20 9AM-1PM OHS 123
SEF-7010-09 53882 F 12/10 9AM-1PM OHS 123

Customer Service

MKT 7600

This online course stresses the importance of delivering quality customer service. Emphasis is placed on customer service from the company’s point of view as well as the customers. Students will study skills in communication, telephone etiquette, netiquette, time management, and problem-solving. Students will also learn how to anticipate customer needs and effectively handle customer relations. Tuition prepayment required.

  • Upcoming class dates TBA
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Drawing from A to Z

Students will use handouts and follow instructor’s demonstrations to complete drawings in a sketch book. Several subjects and sketches will be completed. This is a class for anyone wanting to draw or improve their skills will enjoy the class. Supplies needed: spiral bound sketchbook, drawing pencils, eraser, table cover, soft brush for wiping away eraser residue, small pencil trimmer.

Instructor: Boles Cost: $70
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CSP-7147-01 53708 T 10/19-12/7 1-4PM HUM 104
Address

Rockingham Community College
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375

Hours

Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Contact

336-342-4261
336-349-9986 (fax)
info@rockinghamcc.edu