Professional Training

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.

Basic MIG Welding

WLD 7011

This 8-week 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.

Register for Basic MIG Welding
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: $192
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
WLD-7011-03 TBA MTWTh 05/22/24-07/25/24 8:00am-11:55am IT1 107

Basic Welding Processes

WLD 3106

This beginner’s course introduces basic welding and cutting skills. Emphasis is placed on welding beads applied with gases, mild steel fillers, and electrodes and the capillary action of solder. Upon completion, students should be able to set up welding and oxy-fuel equipment and perform basic welding, brazing, and soldering processes.

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: $192
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
WLD-3106-01 31054 TW 05/22/24-07/24/24 8:00am-11:55am IT1 107

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

Certified Guest Service Professional

HOS-4040

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 61064 M-S 08/27/24 – 12/10/24 Online

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.

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.

 

Instructor: Knight Cost: $185
Course Code Section Days Date Loc
MKT-7215-01 61065 M-S 05/21/24-08/27/24 Online

Eagle Train & Gain Scholarship

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DSS Caseworker Phase 1: Human Services Exploration

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 61106 M-W 08/14/24 – 10/07/24 6:00PM-9:00PM BLC 103
  • A mandatory orientation is also required. It will meet on Monday, August 12, 2024 from 6:00pm-9:00pm in ADT 102.
  • To register, call Gwendolyn Roy at 336-342-4261 ext. 2006 or Iris Carter at 336-342-4261 ext. 2330
  • Eagle Train & Gain

DSS 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: TBD Cost: $125
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
HSE-3220-01 61107 MW 03/25/24-05/15/24 6:00pm-9:00pm ADT 102
  • To register, call Gwendolyn Roy at 336-342-4261 ext. 2006 or Iris Carter at 336-342-4261 ext. 2330

Electro-Mechanical Skills: Mechanisms, Motors and Controls

MEC 3138

This hybrid 11-week class meets in person and has online coursework. Learn to install, use, maintain, and troubleshoot electro-mechanical drive components and systems. Students complete hands-on labs focusing on the operation of individual system components and the construction of complete electro-mechanical systems. Students build industrial motor control circuits to control electro-mechanical systems. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to install, commission, and troubleshoot the most common electro-mechanical systems consisting of motor controllers, contactors, relays, linkages, belt drives, gear drives, and pulley drives while under the moderate supervision of experienced technicians. The learning is based on practical, hands-on tasks in operating and maintaining these systems.
Successful students will pass 3 industry-recognized credential exams:

  • Fundamentals of Mechanical Systems
  • Advanced-Applied Mechanical Systems
  • Applied Industrial Motor Controls

Access to the exams, digital badges, and verification of credentials is available through RCC’s partnership with the National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3).

Estimated Fees

  • Registration: $190
  • Printed Course Materials: $35
  • Total Estimated Cost: $225
Instructor: Pendleton
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
MEC-3138-01 59928 MW 04/1/24-06/12/24 5:30PM-9:00PM IT1 104
M-S ONLINE

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

Electronics Technician: Basic Electricity

ELN 3113

This program introduces students to how Industry 4.0, the Internet of Things, smart factories, and cyberphysical systems are disrupting the manufacturing industry and the impact and implications that these advancements are introduced. Knowledge and skills will be learned that are required to work safely and effectively with electricity. The lab components of the training offer the student the opportunity to build, test, and troubleshoot AC/DC circuits and examine the operating voltages and currents related to proper circuit operation. Technicians will use various instruments to make circuit measurements and calculations.

Successful students will pass 3 industry-recognized credential exams:

  • Industry 4.0 Fundamentals
  • Electricity DC Fundamentals
  • Electricity AC Fundamentals

Access to the exams, digital badges, and verification of credentials is available through RCC’s partnership with the National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3).

Estimated Fees

  • Registration: $135
  • Digital Multimeter: $70 (do not purchase until after first class)
  • Printed Course Materials: $35
  • Total Estimated Cost: $240
Instructor: Pendleton
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
ELN-3113-01 61070 MW 05/16/24 – 08/14/24 8:00am-11:00am IT1 104

 

eNotary

LEX 3875

This course is designed for instructional areas related to individuals who want to become commissioned as an electronic notary. Topics include legal, ethical and procedural requirements of the Notary Act set forth in the General Statute 10B Article 2. Upon completion of this course with a passing exam grade of 80%, a person is eligible to make an application with the NC Secretary of State office. Individuals must have current notary commission to participate in E-notary training. Notary Manual will be purchased from instructor in class. For more information, go to https://sosnc.gov/divisions/notary/e_notary_solution_providers.

Additional costs include: commission fee to Secretary of State, $50; swearing in at the courthouse, $10; required textbook, $7.25; notary seal (costs vary). Prepayment of tuition prior to class is required.

Instructor: Tucker Cost: $70
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
LEX-3875-02 59887 S 05/11/24 9:00am – 1:00pm ADT 104
LEX-3875-01 61069 S 08/24/24 9:00am – 1:00pm ADT 104

Please Note:

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

Financial Literacy

HRD 3008

Financial Literacy covers topics including: budgeting, managing debt and loans, using credit cards, insurance, and financial planning. The class meets on Zoom from 6-7 p.m. on Wednesdays. The remaining course work is done through online assignments.

Instructor: Carter Cost: $70
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
HRD-3008-02 59913 W 01/17/24-04/24/24 6PM-7PM Online

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).

To be notified of up coming classes please fill out the Google Project Management Interest Form .

HRD Employability Lab

HRD 3002

This Human Resources Development lab acts as a one-stop-shop 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 Date Time
HRD-3002-01 59543 05/16/24 – 08/09/24 By Appointment
HRD-3002-01 59545 08/12/24 – 12/13/24 By Appointment

Please contact Iris Carter at 336-342-4261 Ext. 2330 or by email carteri6072@rockinghamcc.edu for more information.

Hydraulics/Pneumatics Systems

HYD 3607

This 8-week course prepares graduates for industrial application and use of hydraulic systems and compressed air for pneumatic control and as a signaling medium. Get a complete overview of compressors, storage, dryers, distribution systems, circuit design, construction, and operation of a range of actuators, valves, and ancillary equipment.

Relevant ISO symbols are introduced and included in the circuit diagrams. This course ensures sound competence in the safe operation and maintenance of one of the most common automation elements in industrial applications. Students will learn how to read and interpret electro-pneumatics circuits and dive deeper into how to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair pneumatic systems extending student knowledge of complex pneumatic systems. The program includes practical exercises on training equipment for setup, commissioning, troubleshooting, and fault elimination.

Successful students will pass three industry-recognized credential exams:
• Fundamentals Fluid Power for Pneumatics
• Fundamentals Fluid Power for Hydraulics, and
• Advanced Mechatronics Applied Fluid Power for Maintenance & Troubleshooting.

Access to the exams, digital badges, and verification of credentials is available through RCC’s partnership with the National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3).

Estimated Fees

  • Registration: $190
  • Printed Course Materials: $35
  • Total Estimated Cost: $225

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.

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 61114 F 10/18/24 – 10/25/24 9:00am-11:00am BLC 101

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: McCubbins Cost: $206
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
COS-3101-01 60980 F-S 09/06/24-03/08/25 8:30am-4:30pm SCI  105
Address

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

Hours

Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Contact

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