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.

Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET)

Jan. 5 – June 17, 2022 Evenings & Saturdays

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

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.

Students may qualify for scholarship opportunities.

RCC also offers an associates degree and diploma in cosmetology.

Registration: $201
Textbooks (Milady’s Standard Cosmetology Textbook Bundle): $300
Supplies Kit: $900
Uniforms/Shoes: $130
Nametags: $20

Bilingual Cosmetology I Instructor: TBA Cost: $196
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
COS-3201-01 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA
Bilingual Cosmetology II Instructor: TBA Cost: $201
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
COS-3201-01 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA
  • Eagle Train & Gain Scholarship
  • 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.

    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 x4’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: $202
    Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
    CAB-3100-02 57378 MW 01/09/23 – 05/05/23 6-9PM FRWC
    CAB-3100-03 57379 TTH 01/10/23 – 05/04/23 6-9PM FRWC
    CAB-3100-01 57380 M-TH 05/30/23 – 08/01/23 6-9PM 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.

    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 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 Professional Coder (CPC) Bootcamp

    MED 7108

    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
    MED-7108-01 57275 T 01/24/23 – 05/02/23 6PM-8PM ADT 109
    01/24/23 – 05/02/23 Online

     

    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 TBA THF TBA 8AM-5PM BLC 108

    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.

     

    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.

    Instructor: TBD Cost: $190
    Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
    NET-7003-01 57276 Th 01/26/23 – 05/04/23 6PM-8PM ADT 120
    01/26/23 – 05/04/23 Online

     

    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 56900 F 01/13/23 – 02/03/23 9AM-12PM BLC 103
    HRD-3005-02 57299 T 02/07/23 – 02/28/23 5:30PM-8:30PM BLC 103
    HRD-3005-03 57300 F 03/03/23 – 03/24/23 9AM-12PM BLC 103
    HRD-3005-04 57301 T 04/04/23 – 04/25/23 9AM-12PM BLC 103
    HRD-3005-01 57302 F 05/05/23 – 05/26/23 9AM-12PM BLC 103
    HRD-3005-02 57303 T 06/06/23 – 06/27/23 5:30PM-8:30PM BLC 103
    HRD-3005-03 57304 F 07/07/23 – 07/28/23 9AM-12PM 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-7010-08 54360 F 12/09/22 9AM-1PM OHS 208
    SEF-7010-01 56690 F 01/13/23 9AM-1PM OHS 208
    SEF-7010-02 56691 S 01/28/23 9AM-1PM OHS 208
    SEF-7010-03 56693 F 02/10/23 9AM-1PM OHS 208
    SEF-7010-04 56694 S 02/25/23 9AM-1PM OHS 208
    SEF-7010-05 56695 F 03/10/23 9AM-1PM OHS 208
    SEF-7010-06 56696 S 03/25/23 9AM-1PM OHS 208
    SEF-7010-08 56698 F 04/14/23 9AM-1PM OHS 208
    SEF-7010-07 56697 S 04/29/23 9AM-1PM OHS 208
    SEF-7010-09 56699 F 05/05/23 9AM-1PM OHS 208
    SEF-7010-01 56701 S 05/20/23 9AM-1PM OHS 208
    • To register, contact David Folley at 336-342-4261 x2602 or folleyd2993@rockinghamcc.edu

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

    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.

    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.

     

    eLearning CPR Skills Practice & Testing

    SEF 7155

    Are you seeking an alternative to classroom training or wishing to renew an existing AHA certification? The eLearning online course offers a flexible training option. The online cognitive portion, provided by AHA and costs approx. $35 paid to AHA, allows students to complete learning at their own pace and convenience. Students should schedule a Skills Practice and Testing session prior to taking the online cognitive portion. Once students complete the online cognitive portion they should attend their scheduled hands-on skills practice and testing session to complete their certification. During this session students will have the opportunity for one-on-one practice before a skill tests with a certified AHA instructor. Upon successful completion of these parts students will be proficient in the required skills and will receive a certification in the associated discipline. The student will need to bring the eLearning certificate to the appointment along with a valid email address for the certificate. AHA CPR Cards are now eCards, you must have an email address to access your card. Appointment times are M-F 9-7. Appointments will be given in 1-hour increments. 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: $35
    Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
    SEF-7155-04 54366 M-F 12/05/22 – 12/09/22 OHS 125
    SEF-7155-01 56708 M-F 01/09/23 – 01/13/23 OHS 125
    SEF-7155-02 56709 M-F 02/06/23 – 02/10/23 OHS 125
    SEF-7155-03 56710 M-F 03/06/23 – 03/10/23 OHS 125
    SEF-7155-04 56713 M-F 04/03/23 – 04/07/23 OHS 125
    SEF-7155-05 56714 M-F 05/08/23 – 05/12/23 OHS 125
    • To make an appointment, contact David Folley at 336-342-4261 x2602 or folleyd2993@rockinghamcc.edu
    Address

    Rockingham Community College
    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