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.
  • Upcoming class dates TBA
  • Submit the Interest Form  to be notified once upcoming course dates are announced.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Fundamentals

This course introduces students to ChatGPT and other generative artificial intelligence (AI) tools. Students will learn topics such as what generative AI is and how to use it, the differences between different AI programs such as OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Google’s Bard, how to use different AI tools, security and regulatory concerns, practical uses for AI, and the future of AI. In addition, students will learn how to incorporate and use AI tools in the workplace. This course is instructor-led and delivered on campus. Prepayment of tuition is required.

 

Basic MIG Welding

This program introduces gas metal arc welding and flux core arc welding processes. Topics include equipment set up and fillet and grove weld with emphasis on application of GMAW and FCAW electrodes on steel plate, as well as basic welding measurement and print reading. Upon completion, students will have the knowledge base to seek employment as entry level MIG welders. This course also prepares students to continue into the RCC Welding Technology certificate and diploma programs, with possible articulation upon successful completion and approved articulation application process.

Required Supplies:

Welding helmet, variable shade level 10+, welding gloves, welding jacket or long sleeve cotton button up shirt, leather boots (steel toe not required), cotton pants (i.e. jeans), cotton welding cap (optional

Instructor: TBA Cost: TBA
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
WLD-7011-01 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA

Bilingual Cosmetology

COS 3201

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). A student must complete one session before moving onto the next session. There is a required orientation for all students to learn about textbooks, kits, uniforms, and the program schedule.

RCC also offers an associate degree, a diploma, and a certificate in Cosmetology.

In addition to tuition, cosmetology students are required to purchase text books and a Cosmetology Kit $1,300. Students must also purchase two sets of solid black or solid white scrub uniforms at an estimated cost of $35 each, and malpractice insurance at $32 per year.

Bilingual Cosmetology I Instructor: Bahena Cost: $206
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
COS-3201-01 58713 M-TH 8/21/23-7/8/24 4:30-9:30PM SCI 105
Bilingual Cosmetology II Instructor: TBA Cost: $201
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
COS-3201-01 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA

Cabinetmaking

CAB 3100

Learn the fundamental techniques of cabinetmaking. Course topics include understanding the difference between production and custom cabinets; proper selection of woods, materials, tools and finishes; learning how to plan, blueprint and build a small cabinet; understanding cabinet installation; and understanding how to estimate building and labor construction costs.

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

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.

Student projects and project sizes will be determined during the first class and students will purchase materials after that.

Safety is fundamental and will be discussed at length during the first class. Failure to comply with shop rules will result in removal from the class.

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

Estimated Fees

  • Registration: $180
  • Accident Insurance: $2
  • Supply Fee: $38
  • Total Estimated Cost: $220
Instructor: Freeman
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CAB-3100-01 58807 MW 08/14/23-12/13/23 6:00pm-9:00pm FRWC
CAB-3100-01 59963 MW 01/08/24-04/10/24 8:00am-12:00pm FRWC
CAB-3100-02 59983 MW 01/08/24-05/08/24 6:00pm-9:00pm FRWC

 

Cardiovascular Technician

ICV 3111

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. Students will automatically be enrolled in a required 4-hour Technology Awareness course. Upon completion, students will be eligible to apply for the Certified EKG Technician (CET) exam with the National Health Career Association.

Carpentry: Core Skills

CAR-3108

This course provides instruction related to the core skills used by carpenters in residential and commercial settings. Topics include safety, hand/power tool use, site preparation, measurement and layout, footings and foundations, construction framing, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood, such as concrete forms; building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters; wood stairways, window and door frames, and hardwood floors. Class will be held at the Center for Construction Trades and Woodworking, located at 333 S. Scales St., Reidsville. Be sure to apply for the Eagle Train & Gain Scholarship for this program.

Instructor: Freeman Cost: $180
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CAR-3108-01 59305 TTH 02/13/24-06/04/23 6:00PM-9:30PM CCTW

 

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. Students will automatically be enrolled in a required 4-hour Technology Awareness course prior to the start of the course. 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).

Certified Guest Service Professional

This course provides and overview of the lodging industry, followed by an in-depth look at common line-level positions within hotels. Core topics will focus on positions in the rooms and food and beverage divisions of a lodging operation, including front desk, reservations, housekeeping, bell services, restaurant service, banquet setup, and property management systems utilized in most major hotel operations. Guest service professionalism and career exploration are additional components of this program. Upon completion, students will have the knowledge base to sit for the Certified Guest Service Professional certification from the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute.

Instructor: Clark Cost: $185
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
HOS-4040-01 59871 T 01/23/24 – 04/30/24 Online

Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist

MED 7104

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.

Certified Production Technician

MFG 3111

The Certified Production Technician (CPT) 4.0 program will show that you have mastered the foundational, core competencies of advanced manufacturing production at the entry-level to front-line supervisor level through successful completion of certification assessments. This program is ideal for anyone with limited to no prior knowledge of manufacturing to begin a career pathway in the high skill, high wage, in-demand manufacturing industry. This training program delivers the 21st-century skills that today’s employers need for over 6 million frontline production jobs. Earn stackable credentials: Safety & Employability, Manufacturing Process & Production, Quality Practices & Measurement, Maintenance Awareness.

Estimated Fees

  • Registration: $190
  • eTextbook: $123
  • Four Certification Exams: $200 ($50 each)
  • Total Estimated Cost: $513
Instructor: TBA
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
MFG-3111-01 59922 MW 01/29/24-04/03/24 5:30PM-9:30PM SCI 116
M-S ONLINE

Students who receive the $180 Eagle Train and Gain Scholarship will need to pay the remaining $10 course fees.

Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Bootcamp

OST 3150

This course teaches the medical coding skills necessary for healthcare professionals and covers the application of CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10-CM codes. Students will practice reviewing and assigning the proper procedure and diagnostic codes. In addition, this course is designed to prepare students for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) Certified Professional Coders (CPC) industry-recognized credential. Basic coding knowledge is recommended. 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 is required. Registration fees do not include certification exam fees.

Instructor: Archer Cost: $190
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
OST-3150-01 59901 T 01/23/24 – 04/30/24 5:30pm – 8:30pm ADT 109

CompTIA A+ IT Technician

NET 7005

This course is intended for those preparing for a career as an entry-level Information Technology professional or a Personal Computer service technician and will provide the background knowledge and skills required to be successful on the job. In this course, students will learn the essential skills and information needed to install, upgrade, repair, configure, troubleshoot, optimize and preform preventative maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems. In addition, this course will assist you in preparing for the CompTIA A+ certification exam. Registration fees do not include CompTIA A+ certification exam fees. This course is instructor-led and delivered in a hybrid format on campus and online. Prepayment of tuition and purchase of course materials are required.

Instructor: Matolka Cost: $190
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
NET-7005-01 59873 TH 01/25/24 – 05/02/24 6:00pm – 8:00pm ADT 116

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst

CCT 7000

This course prepares students to evaluate the weaknesses of traditional and wireless networks for the purpose of incident response, reconstruction, and investigative techniques. This course is intended for professionals looking to perform data analysis and interpret the results, use threat detection tools, and protect applications and systems within an organization. Skills covered include threat and vulnerability management, security architecture, and cyber-incident response. In addition, students will prepare for the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) exam. An intermediate Information Technology skill level is recommended. 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.

 

CompTIA Network+ and Security+

NET 7003

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.

Computer Basics

HRD 3005

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: Varies Cost: $70
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
HRD-3005-01 59074 F 01/26/24 – 02/16/24 9:00AM – 12:00PM BLC 103
HRD-3005-03 59079 T 02/06/24 – 02/27/24 5:30PM – 8:30PM BLC 103
HRD-3005-02 59076 F 03/08/24 – 03/29/24 9:00AM – 12:00PM BLC 103

 

Computer Programming

CSC 3110

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.

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

SEF 7010

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. The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of the materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

Instructor: Varies Cost: $45 Fees: $10 Total cost: $55
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
SEF-7010-01 59149 F 01/12/24 9AM-1PM OHS 208
SEF-7010-02 59150 S 01/27/24 9AM-1PM OHS 208
SEF-7010-03 59151 F 02/09/23 9AM-1PM OHS 208
SEF-7010-04 59152 S 02/24/24 9AM-1PM OHS 208
SEF-7010-05 59154 F 03/08/24 9AM-1PM OHS 208
SEF-7010-06 59155 S 03/23/24 9AM-1PM OHS 208
SEF-7010-07 59156 F 04/12/24 9AM-1PM OHS 208
SEF-7010-08 59157 S 04/27/24 9AM-1PM OHS 208
SEF-7010-09 59159 F 05/10/24 9AM-1PM OHS 208
SEF-7010-01 59160 S 05/25/24 9AM-1PM OHS 208
SEF-7010-02 59161 F 06/07/24 9AM-1PM OHS 208
SEF-7010-03 59162 S 06/22/23 9AM-1PM OHS 208
SEF-7010-04 59164 F 07/12/24 9AM-1PM OHS 208
SEF-7010-05 59165 S 07/27/24 9AM-1PM OHS 208
  • To register, contact David Folley at 336-342-4261 x2602 or folleyd2993@rockinghamcc.edu

Cybersecurity Awareness

CCT 7001

This course prepares students for strengthening security on computers and networks. Students will learn topics including best practices for how to secure and protect a network, identifying cyber threats, recognizing potential loopholes in current security, device security, and more. This class is a must for small business owners, churches, and other community organizations! This course is instructor-led and delivered in a hybrid format on campus and online. Prepayment of tuition is required.

  • Upcoming class dates TBA
  • Submit the Interest Form to be notified once upcoming course dates are announced.

 

Digital Marketing Bootcamp

MKT 7215

This course prepares students to boost digital and social media marketing skills. Students will learn topics such how to deploy a variety of digital and social media tools to aid in marketing a business, knowledge of all social media platforms and the purpose and best audience for each, advertising and paid campaigns, website tools, techniques for pushing content out with the highest success rates, search engine optimization, data analytics and reporting, and how to develop content for the various platforms. Upon completion, students will be able to take the knowledge gained and put to use in their own business or organization to drive growth across digital platforms. This class is a must for small businesses and marketing professionals. This course is instructor-led and delivered in a hybrid format on campus and online. Prepayment of tuition is required.

Address

Rockingham Community College
PO Box 38
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375

Hours

Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Contact

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