Continuing Education Courses

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.

Students must possess basic computer knowledge and be comfortable performing basic computer operations in Windows.

Instructor: Kinyon Cost: $74
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
OST-7144-01 59875 TH 01/11/24 – 02/29/24 1:00pm-3:00pm ADT 116

Law Enforcement Training

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.

Instructor: Carter Cost: $70
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
HRD-7124-01 56518 TTH 09/13/23 – 09/15/23 1:00pm-3:00pm BLC 103

Manicurist

COS 3101

This comprehensive course provides instruction and clinical practice in manicuring, nail building (application and maintenance of artificial nails), and pedicuring. Course content includes nail anatomy, disorders of nails, and irregularities of nails; theory and salesmanship as it relates to manicuring; actual practice in manicuring; and arm, hand, and foot massage. Manicurist students must complete 300 hours in an approved beauty school or college before applying to the State Board of Cosmetic Arts for examination. Students enrolled only in manicuring shall only perform services directly relating to the prescribed course in manicuring.

In addition to tuition, cosmetology students are required to purchase text books and a Cosmetology Kit $900. Students must also purchase two sets of solid Navy-Blue scrub uniforms at an estimated cost of $35 each, and malpractice insurance at $32 per year.

Please note: this is a comprehensive course to provide training for those interested in becoming registered manicurists only and not desiring to become licensed cosmetologists.

Manicurist Instructor: TBA Cost: $232
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
COS-3101-01 58714 F-S 09/08/23-04/13/24 8:30AM-4:30PM SCI 105

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.

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 (costs vary).

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 Cost: $70
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
LEX-3874-01 59876 S 01/20/24 9:00am-4:30pm ADT 104
LEX-3874-02 59877 S 02/10/24 9:00am-4:30pm ADT 104
LEX-3874-03 59878 S 03/09/24 9:00am-4:30pm ADT 104
LEX-3874-04 59879 S 03/23/24 9:00am-4:30pm ADT 104
LEX-3874-05 59880 S 04/06/24 9:00am-4:30pm ADT 104
LEX-3874-06 59884 S 04/20/24 9:00am-4:30pm ADT 104
LEX-3874-07 59885 S 05/04/24 9:00am-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

DMV 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. Classroom portion of classes are held on campus. In addition, there is a hands-on portion held at Jumpers Auto Service, located at 124 N Fieldcrest Road, Eden. The hands on portion will be scheduled with the instructor upon successful completion of classroom time.

Due to state mandated course code changes which included OBD/IM Emissions Training courses, DMV is the same as the previous course code AUT.

This class is designed to meet the standards in North Carolina, and not in any other state. 

Instructor: Jumper Cost: $78
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
DMV-7300-04 59188 MT 12/11/23 – 12/12/23 5:00pm-9:00pm ADT 111
DMV-7300-01 59991 MT 02/12/24 – 02/13/24 5:00pm-9:00pm ADT 111
DMV-7300-02 59996 MT 04/08/24 – 04/09/24 5:00pm-9:00pm ADT 111
DMV-7300-01 59998 MT 06/10/24 – 06/11/24 5:00pm-9:00pm ADT 111

 

Painting with a Black Canvas

CSP 7771

Black canvas should be purchased black, not painted black. The reason for this type canvas is that it provides a dramatic background for showcasing your colors and scene. It is a great painting lesson to try. Any level painter is welcome. Student supply list: basic acrylic paints and brushes, 16×20 black canvas, paper plates and towels, water container, plastic table cover.

Instructor: Boles Cost: $73
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CSP-7771-01 59902 W 05/29/24-07/17/24 1:00PM-4:00PM HUM 101

Painting: Holiday Painting

CSP 7140

This course is highly anticipated every year. Each week students will create holiday and decorative small paintings to give away or keep. Special instruction on glass painting and other specialty painting will be taught. Students’ Supply List: Table cover, paper towels, paper plates, water container, basic acrylic colors, basic brushes, at least 8 small canvases (any small size you’d like)

Instructor: Boles Cost: $73
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CSP-7140-01 59905 W 10/16/24 – 12/11/24 1-4PM HUM 104

Painting: Underwater Seascape

CSP 7771

Paint an underwater scene of the creatures and beauty of the ocean. Supplies needed: Canvas, basic acrylic paint colors, basic brushes, water container, paper towels, paper plates, and table cover.

Instructor: Boles Cost: $73
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CSP-7771-01 59041 W 03/13/24-5/01/24 1PM-4PM HUM104

Pharmacy Technician

This training program provides instruction in the technical procedures for preparing and dispensing drugs in the hospital and retail settings under supervision of a registered pharmacist. Topics include drug packaging and labeling, out-patient dispensing, hospital dispensing procedures, controlled substance procedures, inventory control, and non-sterile compounding. 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 prepared to perform basic supervised dispensing techniques in a variety of pharmacy settings. The student will be eligible to apply for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE). The PTCE exam must be taken at a Pearson VUE professional testing center, which is available at RCC. The cost for the certification exam is approximately $130. Course prerequisite: Math pretest.

Phlebotomy Experience

The Phlebotomy program is designed to provide the theory and clinical experiences needed for the proper collection of blood and other specimens used for diagnostic testing. Emphasis is places on ethics, legalities, medical terminology, safety and universal precautions, health care delivery systems, patient relations, anatomy and physiology, and specimen collection. Students will be able to safely perform procedures necessary for specimen collections on patients in various health care settings. Students successfully completing the program receive certificates and will be eligible for national certification as phlebotomy technicians.

Pottery: Exploring Ceramics

CSP 7772

Develop the skills needed to work with clay. This 24-hour course provides students with the skills and techniques 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. 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 are provided.

Instructor: TBA Cost: $123
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CSP-7772-01 59047 M 03/11/24 – 04/29/24 1:00PM-4:00PM CCA 104
CSP-7772-02 59048 M 03/11/24 – 04/29/24 5:00PM-8:00PM CCA 104
CSP-7772-03 59049 W 03/13/24 – 05/01/24 1:00PM-4:00PM CCA 104
CSP-7772-04 59050 W 03/13/24 – 05/01/24 5:00PM-8:00PM CCA 104

 

Pottery: Exploring Clay

CSP 7766

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: Knirs Cost: $123
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CSP-7766-02 59907 W 05/22/24-07/17/24 1:00PM-4:00PM CCA 104
CSP-7766-03 59908 W 05/22/24-07/17/24 5:00PM-8:00PM CCA 104
CSP-7766-01 59906 M 06/03/24-07/15/24 5:00PM-8:00PM CCA 104

 

QuickBooks for Beginners

ACC 7120

Learn the basic financial principles and procedures needed to manage a small to mid-size business utilizing the accounting software program, QuickBooks. This course is intended for those who are new to QuickBooks as well as those who have utilized earlier versions.

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

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Resume Writing and Interviews

HRD 3001

Students are led through the process of writing a resume, understanding how to revise resumes and use cover letters, as well as how to organize a job search, use resources to create leads, and interview with confidence. Class fees waived for the unemployed and those who meet economic guidelines.

Instructor: Carter Cost: $70
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
HRD-3001-01 59226 F 03/01/24-03/08/24 9:00am-12:00pm BLC 101
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