Professional Training

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: $81
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
AUT-7302-01 55954 MT 9/19-9/20 5PM-9PM ADT 111
AUT-7302-02 55956 MT 10/10-10/11 5PM-9PM ADT 111
AUT-7302-03 55958 MT 11/14-11/15 5PM-9PM ADT 111
AUT-7302-04 55960 MT 12/12-12/13 5PM-9PM ADT 111
AUT-7302-01 56605 MT 1/16-1/17 5PM-9PM ADT 111
AUT-7302-02 56606 MT 2/13-2/14 5PM-9PM ADT 111
AUT-7302-03 56607 MT 3/13-3/14 5PM-9PM ADT 111
AUT-7302-04 56608 MT 4/10-4/11 5PM-9PM ADT 111
AUT-7302-05 56609 MT 5/8-5/9 5PM-9PM ADT 111

OBD/IM Emissions Training

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-7300-01 55953 MT 9/12-9/13 5PM-9PM ADT 111
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 1/9-1/10 5PM-9PM ADT 111
AUT-7300-02 56601 MT 2/6-2/7 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

Effective Teacher Training

This 36-hour course is designed to provide teacher assistants and substitutes with principles and practices of effective teaching and is recognized by the NC Department of Public Instruction. The extensive curriculum focuses on skills for basic classroom management, childhood development, and instructional techniques. In addition to this course, the Career Readiness Certificate is recommended for greater employment opportunities. Questions about employment with the Rockingham County Public School system, including whether you may be exempt from this class as a condition of becoming employed with RCS, should be directed to the Human Resources Department at Rockingham County Schools at 336-627-2600. Students must have a high school diploma or GED and must be at least 18 years old to enroll in this class. Purchase required textbook at the RCC Bookstore: “First Days of School, 5th edition,” approximately $32.

Instructor: TBA Cost: $125
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
EDU-3002-01 TBA TBA TBA 10AM-1PM TBA

Human Services Exploration: DSS Caseworker Phase 1

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
Mandatory Orientation T 8/16 6PM-9PM BLC 102
HRD-4000-01 55937 TTH 8/23-10/11 6PM-9PM BLC 101

Income Maintenance Caseworker: NC Fast Phase 2

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: Varies Cost: $131
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
HSE-3220-01 55926 MW 9/7-10/31 6PM-9PM BLC 103
HSE-3220-02 55940 TTH 10/18-12/15 6PM-9PM BLC 101

Computer Basics

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: Wilkins Cost: $70
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
HRD-3005-01 55949 F 5/6-5/27 9AM-12PM BLC 103
HRD-3005-02 55950 T 6/7-6/28 5:30PM-8:30PM BLC 103
HRD-3005-03 55951 F 7/8-7/29 9AM-12PM BLC 103

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
  • HRD Employability Lab

    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-3002-02 56567 M-F 8/8-12/16 TBD BLC 105J

    Auctioneering

    Auctioneering is brand new to RCC, and is one of only three community colleges accredited to offer the course in North Carolina. Students can earn the knowledge to become licensed and be hired to sell real estate, antique/collectible vehicles, valuable art/jewelry, antiques, and household contents. Students will learn a wide variety of skills, including bid calling, voice control, rules/regulations, auctioneering ethics, and handling sale proceeds/escrow accounts. The course is taught by two licensed Auctioneers, a licensed Real Estate broker, a District Court Judge, and a variety of other knowledgeable instructors. Upon completion of the 96-hour course, students can apply for licensure with the N.C. Auctioneer Licensing Board. The license has reciprocity in 17 other states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin. Two versions of the course are offered: an 18-week course that meets two evenings a week, and an intense two-week course perfect for out-of-towners to finish quickly. This course is eligible for RCC’s Eagle Train & Gain Scholarship. Auctioneer examinations are taken at the NC Auctioneer Licensing Board’s office in Raleigh and the exam fee is paid by the individual directly to the Board.

    Instructor: TBA Cost: $180
    Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
    MKT-3093-01 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA

    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: $230
    Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
    WLD-7011-01 52242 TH-Sa 8/26-12/9 5:30-9:30PM IT1 103

    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.

    LinkedIn for Employment

    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 9/13-9/15 1PM-3PM BLC 103

    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.

    Windows 11 Fundamentals

    OST 7143

    This course introduces students to the new Windows 11 operating system. Students will learn topics such as how to get started, customize Windows settings, manage files and folders, use and download apps, install devices, complete a system back up, and more. The class will also focus on key differences between Windows 10 and Windows 11. This course is instructor-led and delivered on campus. Prepayment of tuition is required. Additional course fees include College Access (CAPS) Fee: $3.00 and Technology Fee: $1.00.

    Instructor: Knight Cost: $74
    Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
    OST-7143-01 56505 TTH 10/27-11/17 3PM-5PM ADT 116

    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: $190
    Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
    MKT-7215-01 56494 T 8/30-12/6 6PM-8PM ADT 116

    Introduction to Family Tree Maker

    OST 7144

    In this course, students will learn to research and record their ancestors and descendants in Family Tree Maker 2019, 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 class is a necessity for those wishing to document their families and preserve them for future generations.  The course is instructor-led and delivered in person on campus.  Prepayment of tuition is required.

    Instructor: Kinyon
    Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
    OST-7144-01 56502 Th 9/29-10/20 3PM-5PM ADT 116

    Notary Public

    MLS 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.

    Instructor: Tucker $70
    Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
    MLS-3874-01 S 8/27 9AM-4:30PM ADT 104
    MLS-3874-02 S 9/10 9AM-4:30PM ADT 104
    MLS-3874-03 S 9/24 9AM-4:30PM ADT 104
    MLS-3874-03 S 8/13 9AM-4:30PM ADT 104
    MLS-3874-04 S 10/8 9AM-4:30PM ADT 104
    MLS-3874-05 S 10/22 9AM-4:30PM ADT 104
    MLS-3874-06 S 11/5 9AM-4:30PM ADT 104
    MLS-3874-07 S 12/3 9AM-4:30PM ADT 104

    Please Note: Notary Manual must be purchased prior to class

    Registration Information

    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.

    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.

    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.
    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