Continuing Education Courses

Emergency Medical Services

The Emergency Medical Service program prepares individuals to enter the workforce with the knowledge and skills to provide basic and/or advanced emergency medical care. Graduates of this program should be eligible to take state and/or national certification examinations. Employment opportunities include providers of emergency medical services, fire departments, rescue agencies, hospital specialty areas, and industrial, educational, and governmental agencies.

Please view the Emergency Medical Services page for more information.

Emergency Medical Technician Initial

The EMT program is designed to teach basic life support skills. EMTs can function in many areas like EMS systems, fire departments, hospitals, rescue squads and physician offices. The class consists of lectures, hands-on skills, and field clinical opportunities. Upon successful course completion, students will be eligible for the NC or National Registry EMT examination. Prices include tuition as well as additional fees for clinical uniform shirts, HCP, CPR card fee, and malpractice insurance. Textbook and workbooks required – contact the RCC Bookstore to purchase. NC tuition exemption status applies, however additional fees and books are the responsibility of the student.

Exploring 3D Printing!

OST 7141

This course introduces the basics of 3D Printing and students will learn about different types of 3D printers, materials needed for printing, how to set up a printer, and how to print. Come ready to have fun and explore 3D printing! This course will be instructor-led and delivered on campus. Prepayment of tuition is required.

Instructor: Knight Cost: $74
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
OST-7141-01 57277 Th 02/16/23 – 03/02/23 3PM-5PM ADT 116

 

Exploring Clay I

Learn how to design and make pottery using the potter’s wheel and various hand-building techniques. This 24-hour course is open to all levels and will focus on individual instruction. Beginners in clay will leave with a solid foundation and understanding of working in a cooperative 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: $123
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CSP-7766-03 57393 M 1/9-3/6 5PM-8PM CCA 104
CSP-7766-01 57388 W 1/11-3/1 1PM-4PM CCA 104
CSP-7766-02 57390 W 1/11-3/1 5PM-8PM CCA 104
CSP-7766-04 57395 M 3/13-5/1 5PM-8PM CCA 104
CSP-7766-05 57397 W 3/15-5/3 1PM-4PM CCA 104
CSP-7766-01 57399 M 5/22-7/17 2PM-5PM CCA 104
CSP-7766-02 57400 M 5/22-7/17 6PM-9PM CCA 104
CSP-7766-03 57401 W 5/24-7/12 2PM-5PM CCA 104
CSP-7766-04 57403 W 5/24-7/12 6PM-9PM CCA 104

 

Family Tree Maker Intermediate

OST 7145

This course is for students who have successfully completed Introduction to Family Tree Maker or for those who have an intermediate level of experience with the Family Tree Maker software. Students will learn to do in-depth research and record additional ancestors and descendants in Family Tree Maker 2019, scan and improve the appearance of their photos before entering them into Family Tree Maker and produce customized genealogy charts and reports. They will learn to document their research properly by entering repositories, sources, and citations. Upon completion, students will be able to expand their family trees within Family Tree Maker and use the skills gained to produce a mediumly complex family history book. In addition, those employed in or wishing to pursue a career in genealogy services will learn more advanced research, data entry, scanning, organizational, and computer skills. This course is instructor-led and delivered on campus. Prepayment of tuition is required. Students should bring a flash drive (at least 16GB) with their Family Tree Maker backup file on it to the first class.

Instructor: Kinyon Cost: $74
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
OST-7145-01 57320 Th 3/9-5/4 3PM-5PM ADT 116

Fire & Rescue Training

Fire fighters and rescue workers are heroes who risk their lives every day for others. If you would like to join their ranks, Rockingham Community College can help you achieve that goal. We have been meeting the continuing education needs of fire & rescue professionals in this area for many years, and we appreciate the time and effort they spend training to provide service to the community.

Please view the Fire & Rescue Training page for more information.

First Aid

SEF 7077

The American Heart Association HeartSaver First Aid is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency services (EMS) arrives. Students also learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. When the course is completed, students receive an AHA First Aid recognition card that is valid for 2 years. There are no fee exemptions and First Aid card fees are included in the cost. Pre-payment and pre-registration are required no later than three business days prior to the class. AHA First Aid 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: $30 Fees: $5 Total cost: $35
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
SEF-7077-01 56715 S 02/25/23 2PM-5PM OHS 208
SEF-7077-02 56716 S 04/29/23 2PM-5PM OHS 208
  • To register, contact David Folley at 336-342-4261 x2602 or folleyd2993@rockinghamcc.edu

Google Project Management

CTS 3274

This course introduces students to the advanced concepts, tools, templates, and artifacts used to manage projects from initiation to completion using Google resources. Emphasis is placed on foundational and advanced project management methodology including initiating, planning, and executing projects utilizing quality and risk management techniques, strategic thinking, and project execution procedures as well as the exploration of Agile Project Management and the strategies it uses to drive business value. Upon completion, students should be able to manage and execute traditional and agile projects and programs from initiation to completion using a variety of resources and leadership skills to support organizational goals and business processes. In addition, students will obtain the knowledge necessary to prepare for the Google Project Management Certificate. Prepayment of tuition is required. Coursework is delivered online (asynchronous).

Instructor: Evans Cost: $185
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CTS 3274-01 57354 02/02/23 – 06/01/23 Online

HRD Employability Lab

HRD 3002

This Human Resources Development lab acts as a one-stop-hop for job seekers. Instructors are trained to help individuals with job applications, job searches, resumes, cover letters and much more. Student works with instructor to schedule lab time that is convenient for both. Students also have the option to earn a nationally recognized Career Readiness Certificate that will help them stand out in a crowd of job applicants. Students may be eligible for a registration fee waiver 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 two hundred percent (200%) of the federal poverty guidelines.

Instructor: Carter Cost: $180
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
HRD-3002-1 57308 M-F 12/19-5/12 TBD TBD

Human Services Exploration: DSS Caseworker Phase 1

HRD 4000

This the first in a series of two classes offered through the NC FAST program (the second class is HSE-3220 Income Maintenance Caseworker: NC Fast Phase 2 ). Both classes must be successfully completed to gain certification. This certification series is for students who are interested in working for the N.C. Department of Social Services as an Income Maintenance Caseworker. Students taking this class must be comfortable using computers. As authorized by G.S. 115D-5(b)(13), students may be eligible for a registration fee waiver for DSS Caseworker Phase 1 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: $125
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
HRD-4000-01 57305 MW 2/1-3/22 6PM-9PM BLC 103

Income Maintenance Caseworker: NC Fast Phase 2

HSE 3220

This is the second in a series of two classes offered through the NC FAST program. BOTH classes must be successfully completed in order to gain certification. The prerequisite for this class is HRD-4000: Human Services Exploration: DSS Caseworker. This certification series is for those interested in working for the N.C. Department of Social Services as an Income Maintenance Caseworker.

Instructor: Covington Cost: $125
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
HSE-3220-01 57306 MW 3/22-5/22 6PM-9PM BLC 103

Intermediate QuickBooks

ACC 7121
This course is designed to go beyond the basics. Students will learn how to utilize the more advanced features of the accounting software program, QuickBooks. This course is intended for those who have basic knowledge of QuickBooks and are looking to advance their skills as well as those who are needing a refresher course.
  • Upcoming class dates TBA
  • Submit the  Interest Form  to be notified once upcoming course dates are announced.

Introduction to Family Tree Maker

OST 7144

In this course, students will learn to research and record their ancestors and descendants utilizing the Family Tree Maker software, scan and enter their photos, and produce genealogy charts and reports. They will also learn to manage facts and sources, add other media, and sync to ancestry.com. Upon completion, students will be able to take the knowledge gained and continue to expand their family trees within Family Tree Maker. They will also be able to produce a simple family history book. This course is a necessity for those wishing to document their families and preserve them for future generations. In addition, this course is beneficial to those employed in or wishing to pursue a career in genealogy services. The course is instructor-led and delivered in person on campus. Prepayment of tuition is required. Students should bring a flash drive with 16GB or more of storage space.

Instructor: Kinyon Cost: $74
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
OST-7144-01 57278 Th 1/19-2/9 3PM-5PM ADT 116

 

LinkedIn for Employment

HRD 7124

This course is designed to assist unemployed professionals or professionals seeking to improve their employment status with the hottest networking tool available today. Find out what LinkedIn is, how it is used, and how it can assist in employment opportunities.

  • Upcoming class dates TBA

Medical Assisting

This program provides skills training in three competency areas related to the job performance for medical assistants: administrative office, laboratory, and clinical. Course work includes instruction in scheduling appointments, insurance coding and billing, medical transcription, computer operations, assisting with examinations/treatments, performing routine laboratory procedures, and ethical/legal issues associated with patient care. Students will automatically be enrolled in a required 4-hour Technology Awareness course prior to the start of the course. Students will be required to complete 40 clinical hours. Upon completion, students will have the knowledge base to apply for national certification for Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA).

Medication Aide

This course is designed to meet the training requirements for becoming qualified as a Medication Aide. The course covers the six rights of medication administration for non-licensed personnel. Topics include medication administration via the oral, topical and instillation routes, medical asepsis, hand hygiene, terminology, and legal implications. Upon completion, students should be able to take the competency exam and demonstrate skills necessary to qualify for listing on the North Carolina Medication Aide Registry.

Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

OST 7133

This course is intended to equip students with the skills needed to confidently utilize Word, Excel, and PowerPoint on the job or at home. Topics cover basic functions of each software package, mail merge, pivot tables, and other business uses. In addition, students will obtain the knowledge necessary to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist Word, Excel, and PowerPoint certification exams. This is a bundled course and is instructor-led and delivered in a hybrid format on campus and online. Prepayment of tuition is required. Registration fees do not include Microsoft certification exam fees.

Instructor: Knight Cost: $190
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
OST-7133-01 57272 T 1/24-5/2 6PM-8PM ADT 116
1/24-5/2 Online

 

Notary Public

LEX 3874

Participants learn the requirements and qualifications of the notary public office. Requirements for attestation, fees, general powers and limitations, certifications, oaths, affirmations and affidavits are taught. NC Notaries must have a high school diploma or GED; must be at least 18 years old; read, write, and speak English; have no felony convictions; and successfully complete this approved notary course. Additional costs include: Commission fee to Secretary of State, $50; swearing in at the courthouse, $10; required textbook, $28; notary seal, $20-$40 (approx. costs).

Prepayment of tuition and purchase of the Notary manual prior to class is required.

Due to state mandated course code changes which included Notary courses, LEX is the same as the previous course code MLS.

Instructor: Tucker $70
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
LEX-3874-01 S 01/21/23 9AM-4:30PM ADT 104
LEX-3874-02 S 02/18/23 9AM-4:30PM ADT 104
LEX-3874-03 S 03/11/23 9AM-4:30PM ADT 104
LEX-3874-04 S 03/25/23 9AM-4:30PM ADT 104
LEX-3874-05 S 04/01/23 9AM-4:30PM ADT 104
LEX-3874-06 S 04/22/23 9AM-4:30PM ADT 104
LEX-3874-07 S 05/06/23 9AM-4:30PM ADT 104
LEX-3874-01 S 06/03/23 9AM-4:30PM ADT 104
LEX-3874-02 S 06/17/23 9AM-4:30PM ADT 104
LEX-3874-03 S 07/08/23 9AM-4:30PM ADT 104
LEX-3874-04 S 07/22/23 9AM-4:30PM ADT 104
LEX-3874-05 S 08/05/23 9AM-4:30PM ADT 104

Please Note:

  • Notary Manual must be purchased prior to class
  • Due to state mandated course code changes which included Notary courses, LEX is the same as the previous course code MLS.
Registration Information

Nurse Aide I

This program is designed to prepare graduates to provide personal care and perform basic nursing skills for the elderly and other adults. Emphasis on aging process including mental, social and physical needs of the elderly, patients’ rights, nutrition management, elimination procedures, safe environment, restorative services, personal and special care procedures and activities, human body structure and function and related common disease/disorders, communication and documentation, death and dying, and roles of the nursing assistant and health team members. A skill/competency evaluation is required. The course includes class, laboratory and clinical learning experiences. Upon satisfactory completion of the course and skill/competency evaluation, the graduate is eligible to apply for listing as a Certified Nurse Aide l by the N.C. Division of Facility Services.

OBD/IM Emissions Training

AUT 7300

This course prepares auto technicians and service personnel to be safety and emission inspectors for motor vehicles. It includes regulations and test inspection procedures. Students learn to inspect a vehicle and gain the skills necessary to pass the qualification exams for certification as a safety and emissions inspector at a licensed inspection station. Cash will not be accepted by the instructor. The cost of this class includes a $5 fee for the course manual. Classes are held on campus, plus there is a hands-on portion held at Jumper’s Auto Service at 124 N. Fieldcrest Road, Eden.

Instructor: Jumper Cost: $78
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
AUT-7300-02 55955 MT 10/3-10/4 5PM-9PM ADT 111
AUT-7300-03 55957 MT 11/7-11/8 5PM-9PM ADT 111
AUT-7300-04 55959 MT 12/5-12/6 5PM-9PM ADT 111
AUT-7300-01 56600 MT 1/16-1/17 5PM-9PM ADT 111
AUT-7300-02 56601 MT 2/13-2/14 5PM-9PM ADT 111
AUT-7300-03 56602 MT 3/13-3/14 5PM-9PM ADT 111
AUT-7300-04 56603 MT 4/10-4/11 5PM-9PM ADT 111
AUT-7300-05 56604 MT 5/8-5/9 5PM-9PM ADT 111
AUT-7300-01 57368 MT 6/12-6/13 5PM-9PM ADT 111
AUT-7300-02 57369 MT 8/14-8/15 5PM-9PM ADT 111

 

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