Continuing Education Courses

OSHA Forklift Operator

OSH-3012

This OSHA Forklift Operator course provides instruction on the operation and maintenance of an industrial forklift. Core topics include forklift design, controls and instrumentation, pre-use inspection, safety awareness, and forklift stability. This course meets the training requirements for related Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.  Students will operate an actual forklift during the second portion of the class.  The student will receive a certificate of completion from RCC upon successful completion of the course.  Students should wear closed-toe shoes and be dressed to work.  Prepayment required.

To register and pay online:
  1. Go to this link
  2. Click “Register and Pay for Continuing Education classes”
  3. Search for key word “fork” or “forklift”
  4. Click the white box under “Select” then click the “Submit” button.
  5. Complete the registration form.
Instructor: Wendy Wall Cost: $70 Fees: $2 Total cost: $72
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
OSH-3012 53516 S 4/10 8AM-1PM IT1-104

Painting a Tropical Landscape

A lush tropical landscape is the scene for this painting. It will be filled with color, greenery and florals. Techniques, color and brush strokes will be taught by the instructor in a step-by-step manner. Anyone can learn. Student supply list: basic acrylic paints & brushes, 16×20 canvas, paper plates & towels, water container, plastic table cover.

Instructor: Boles Cost: $70
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CSP-7144-01 52215 T 6/8-7/27 1-4PM HUM 101

Painting Provence, France

Students will complete a landscape acrylic painting. The scene is the beautiful rolling fields of lavender in Provence. Color mixture and perspective prevail in this 16×20 painting. Student supply List: table cover, paper towels, paper plates, water container, basic acrylic colors, basic brushes, and a 16×20 canvas.

Instructor: Boles Cost: $70
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CSP-7143-02 52212 W 3/17-5/5 1-4PM TBA

Painting with a Black Canvas

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: $70
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CSP-7145-01 52238 W 6/9-7/28 1-4PM HUM 101

Painting with an Impressionist Background

This is a unique way of laying down color for the background in an impressionist manner to create light, shadow and color. Then the focal point will be painted in a more realistic structured manner. Step by step, the instructor will guide you through by demonstrating each process. Student supply list: basic colors, acrylic paint and brushes, 16×20 canvas, paper plates and towels, water container, and plastic table cover.

Instructor: Boles Cost: $70
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CSP-7122-01 52207 W 1/6-2/24 1-4PM BA

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

This classroom, video-based, instructor-led course uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics. The goal of the Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes Pre-payment and preregistration are required no later than three business days prior to the class. To preregister, contact Donna Thompson at 336-342-4261, x2602. NC fee exempt status applies.

Instructor: Varies Cost: $70 Fees: $10 Total cost: $80
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
EMS-3046-01 52231 FS 4/30-5/1 8AM-5PM OHS 123

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Recertification

Pre-payment and preregistration are required no later than three business days prior to the class. To preregister, call Donna Thompson at 336-342-4261 x2602. NC fee exempt status applies.

Instructor: Varies Cost: $70 Fees: $10 Total cost: $80
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
EMS-3046-01 52230 S 5/1 8AM-5PM OHS 123

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. 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.

Instructor: Madren Cost: $180
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
PHM-3250-01 53458 TTH 8/31-12/9 6PM-9PM OHS 209
M-SU Online

Phlebotomy Experience

The Phlebotomy program provides theory and clinical experiences needed for the proper collection of blood and other specimens used for diagnostic testing. Emphasis is placed on ethics, legalities, medical terminology, safety and universal precautions, health care delivery systems, patient relations, anatomy and physiology, and specimen collection. Students will be required to complete 100 clinical hours. Upon completion, students should be able to safely perform procedures necessary for specimen collections on patients in various health care settings and may be eligible for national certification as phlebotomy technicians with the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).

Instructor: Hodges Cost: $206
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
MLA-3022-01 52088 MW 1/20-5/5 5:30-8:30PM OHS 123
M-SU Online
MLA-3022-01 53378 M 5/17-9/3 5:30-8:30PM OHS 123
M-SU Online

Pottery Making

Learn how to design and make pottery using the potter’s wheel and hand-building techniques. This 48-hour course is designed for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students. A focus on individual instruction will allow each student to explore working with clay as a hobby or a profession. This course will introduce students the skills to design and make ceramic objects, apply glazes, load kilns, and operate within a cooperative studio. In-class demonstrations, handouts, videos, and images will be used to enrich the learning environment. New students are encouraged to purchase a basic pottery tool kit.

Instructor: Jones Cost: $175
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
PRC-7153-01 52203 W 1/13-4/28 9AM-12PM CCA 104
PRC-7153-02 52204 W 1/13-4/28 6-9PM CCA 104
PRC-7153-03 52205 M 1/11-5/3 6-9PM CCA 104

Providing High-Quality Visitor Experiences

The visitor experience of a place or destination involves both tangible elements like scenic views, and intangible elements like authenticity and hospitality all working together to meet visitors’ needs and expectations. This class will explore a three-stage model of the visitor experience and use participant examples to brainstorm ways to enhance visitor experiences as well as resolve challenges to meeting visitors’ needs and expectations.

Instructor: Maloney Cost: $30
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
HOS-7304-01 52259 TH 3/4 10AM-3PM BLC 108

QuickBooks  2020 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.

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

Sustainable Trail Design and Layout, Construction, and Maintenance

During this four-day basic trail training session, participants learn how to design, lay out, construct, and maintain sustainable trails. Classroom teaching and experiential learning are combined to understand the fundamentals of sustainable trails. Participants discuss the “trail experience” and characteristics of sustainable trails. They learn about the five essential elements of sustainable trails and how to incorporate them into trail layout and construction. The session covers design, construction, and maintenance techniques that minimize the volume and velocity of water on the trail tread. Receive guidance from desktop trail planning to design and layout, corridor flagging, and pin flagging of a trail alignment in the field. Gain field experience constructing new trail reroutes and maintaining existing trails on the RCC campus. Become familiar with the use of a clinometer to measure trail grade/steepness and side slopes. Common trailwork hand tools will be utilized for trail construction and maintenance. Participants should bring their own lunch, snacks, and plenty of drinking water. Participants must dress appropriately for trailwork – gloves, safety glasses, long pants, and closed-toe shoes (boots preferred). Trailbuilding tools will be provided.

Instructor: TBA
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
ENV-7003-01 51527 M 5/17-5/20 12:30-5PM BLC 108
TW 8AM-5PM BLC 108
TH 8AM-12:30PM BLC 108
ENV-7003-01 53455 M 10/18-10/21 12:30-5PM BLC 108
TW 8AM-5PM BLC 108
TH 8AM-12:30PM BLC 108

Sustainable Trail Management, Assessment, Permitting, and Contracting

During this two-day intermediate trail training session, participants learn about the comprehensive management of natural surface trails. Participants discuss trail assessment, trail facilities, signage, maintenances, wet weather trail closure, and other current issues. Classroom teaching and experiential learning are combined to understand critical trail assessment. Participants discuss how trail condition, maintenance, and safety can affect the “trail experience,” and they conduct a desktop trail system review. Participants learn how the interpretation of assessment results may vary depending on user group and trail difficulty. The session covers potential permitting requirements and trail contracting for natural surface sustainable trail projects based on assessment results. Gain field experience assessing existing trails and proposed reroutes on the RCC trail system. Fieldwork also includes a site visit to a local trail system to evaluate sustainable trail management topics. Participants should bring their own lunch, snacks, and plenty of drinking water. Participants must dress appropriately for hiking – long pants and closed-toe shoes (boots preferred), and be prepared to hike 3-6 miles over the course of two days.

Instructor: TBA Cost: $70
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
ENV-7014-01 51526 WTH 4/28-4/29 8AM-5PM BLC 108

Vehicle Safety Inspection

Learn the proper procedures for conducting vehicle safety inspections. Information on the operation of a safety inspection station is included. Cost includes $8 fee for manual. Pre-payment is REQUIRED. Classes are held on campus. 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-7302-01 52104 MT 1/11-1/12 5PM-9PM IT2 101
AUT-7302-02 52109 MT 2/8-2/9 5PM-9PM IT2 101
AUT-7302-03 52111 MT 3/8-3/9 5PM-9PM IT2 101
AUT-7302-04 52118 MT 4/12-4/13 5PM-9PM IT2 101
AUT-7302-05 52119 MT 5/10-5/11 5PM-9PM IT2 101
AUT-7302-01 52121 MT 6/14-6/15 5PM-9PM IT2 101
AUT-7302-02 52122 MT 8/8-8/10 5PM-9PM IT2 101

Wild Mushroom Food Safety Certification

Students who successfully complete this two-day class are eligible for a 5-year permit enabling them to forage and sell wild mushrooms at farmers markets, to restaurants, and in other venues. The mushroom foraging permit meets the criteria required by the health department in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. This course is new to the area and is taught by local favorite Stesha Warren, authorized DHEC, GADPH & NCDPH Mushroom Hunting Instructor. Students receive a study guide and slides two weeks ahead of the class. For more information on Wild Mushroom Certification in North Carolina, visit https://bit.ly/2Jvynzb and https://bit.ly/3enbxFw.

Instructor: Mushroom Mountain Cost: $250
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
SEF-7190-01 51557 SSU 4/24-4/25 9AM-5PM BLC 101

Woodworking – Advanced: Fine Points of Furniture Construction

Learn the heritage art of woodworking at an advanced level. Coursework includes discussion on the history, trends, and practice of the art and information to build and supply appropriate studios. Upon completion, students will be prepared to either advance to a higher skill level or to fabricate and market their goods. Safety equipment is required (safety glasses, hearing protection, etc.). Students need wood for projects, which they learned about in the pre-requisite Fundamentals of Woodworking course. Wood obtained from anywhere other than the CCWW must be inspected and approved by the instructor. A $20 supply fee is included in the cost of the class.

Classes are held at the Center for Creative Woodworking (CCWW) located at 333 South Scales Street in Reidsville.

Instructor: Smith Cost: $200
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
PRC-7127-01 52139 TTH 6/1-7/29 8AM-3:30PM CCWW
PRC-7127-01 53461 TTH 8/31-11/16 8AM-3:30PM CCWW

Woodworking – Fundamentals

Learn the heritage art of woodworking at the introductory level. Course work includes discussion on history and trends, practice, and information to build and supply appropriate studios. Upon completion, participants will be prepared to either advance to a higher skill level or to fabricate and market their goods. Discussion is held at the beginning of class about what types of wood will work best for each student’s project and guidance is provided about obtaining wood. The quantity and purchase amount will vary per student and per project but will cost $50 or less. The Center for Creative Woodworking (CCWW) has poplar wood for purchase. If students prefer wood other than poplar, it may be purchased elsewhere. Please call the instructor at 336-394-4718 for recommendations. Some students prefer to bring in wood from other sources. Neither Rockingham Community College staff nor the CCWW staff will cut down trees or retrieve fallen wood from private community members. Wood obtained from anywhere other than the CCWW must be inspected and approved by the instructor. Students must provide safety glasses a nd hearing protection. A $20 supply fee is included in the cost of this class.

Classes are held at the Center for Creative Woodworking (CCWW) located at 333 South Scales Street in Reidsville.

Instructor: Smith Cost: $145
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
PRC-7100-01 53471 W 9/1-11/17 5:45-9:15PM CCWW

Woodworking – Intermediate

Learn the heritage art of woodworking at the intermediate level. Course work includes discussion on history and trends, practice, and information to build and supply appropriate studios. Upon completion, students are prepared to either advance to a higher skill level or to fabricate and market their goods. Students need wood for projects, which they learned about in the pre- requisite Fundamentals of Woodworking class. Wood obtained from anywhere other than the CCWW must be inspected and approved by the instructor. A $20 supply fee is included in the cost of this class.

Classes are held at the Center for Creative Woodworking (CCWW) located at 333 South Scales Street in Reidsville.

Instructor: Smith Cost: $145
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
PRC-7143-01 52141 TTH 6/1-7/15 5:45-9:15PM CCWW
PRC-7143-01 53460 T 8/31-11/16 5:45-9:15PM CCWW
PRC-7143-02 53472 TH 9/2-11/18 5:45-9:15PM CCWW

Zoom Crash Course

OST 7138

This online course introduces participants to the Zoom virtual meetings platform. Participants will learn topics such as Zoom account creation, various ways to join a meeting, microphone, etiquette tips, webcam control, screen sharing, recording meetings, and other advanced features of the platform. This course is instructor-led and will be delivered online through Zoom. Tuition prepayment required.

  • Upcoming class dates TBA
  • Submit the  Interest Form  to be notified once upcoming course dates are announced.
Registration Information
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 – 12:00 pm

Contact

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