Course Title Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Seats taken/open Price
NUR-3252-A1Geriatric Nurse AideAvery County Campus01/07/202104/29/20210/10$194.20This course is designed to provide advanced training for the Nurse Aide I. The course curriculum is focused on geriatric care with an emphasis on person-centered care concepts, hydration, nutrition, mental health, dementia, behavioral challenges, pain management, palliative care and stress management. Upon completion, students are eligible for listing as a geriatric nurse aide with the North Carolina Nurse Aide Registry. Note: To be enrolled in this course, a student must show proof that they are currently listed on the Nurse Aide Registry and that they completed an approved nurse aide training program.
RLS-3500-A2Real Estate ReviewAvery County Campus11/07/202011/08/2020N. Legg1/9$70.00This course is designed to provide an intensive review of topics and is designed to prepare the student for the sales and broker licensing examination. Topics covered include real estate terms, contracts, leases, ownership, licensing law, finance, listing and closing of property, property valuation, and building construction.
CSP-4000-M3Auto Dealer Initial LicensingMain Campus11/11/202011/12/2020D. Mauk0/15$100.00Community Service Programs provides courses, seminars, and community activities that contribute to an individual's cultural, civic, and/or personal growth. These programs are self-supporting and are not reported to the state for budget FTE.
CSP-4000-M4Auto Dealer License RenewalMain Campus11/13/202011/13/2020D. Mauk1/14$70.00Community Service Programs provides courses, seminars, and community activities that contribute to an individual's cultural, civic, and/or personal growth. These programs are self-supporting and are not reported to the state for budget FTE.
AUT-3129-M1Auto Safety InspectionMain Campus11/21/202011/21/2020C. Cook5/10$70.00This course is designed to meet the training and licensing requirements (initial and/or renewal) for the Vehicle Safety and On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) Emissions Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. Upon completion, a student will understand the rules, regulations and procedures for conducting a vehicle safety and OBD emissions inspection; be able to inspect a vehicle properly; and be prepared to sit for the state certification exam.
ELC-3016-M1Electrical Contr. Lic. RenewalMain Campus12/05/202012/05/2020R. McDonald4/38$70.00This course is designed to prepare individuals for the Electrical Contractor's Licensing examination for the state of North Carolina.
CSP-4000-A1Wood CarvingAvery County Campus04/05/202104/15/2021M. Hall0/10$70.00Community Service Programs provides courses, seminars, and community activities that contribute to an individual's cultural, civic, and/or personal growth. These programs are self-supporting and are not reported to the state for budget FTE.
AUT-3200-A1Small EngineAvery County Campus01/11/202103/23/2021R. Huskins0/10$180.00This course is designed to provide the student with hands-on knowledge of engine rebuilding techniques to manufacturer's specifications. The student will learn how to completely disassemble engines and check for manufacturer's specifications and reassemble. Emphasis will be placed on the proper use of special tools and testing equipment. Upon completion students will be able to explain operating principles of engines, name major parts of engines, work safely in the shop, explain how force work and torque are related to horsepower, define horsepower, list and explain combustion chamber designs, properly run rack, time injectors, adjust values, and adjust governors.
CSP-4000-A2Barn QuiltsAvery County Campus05/03/202105/06/2021J. Vaughn0/10$150.00Community Service Programs provides courses, seminars, and community activities that contribute to an individual's cultural, civic, and/or personal growth. These programs are self-supporting and are not reported to the state for budget FTE.
CSP-4000-A1WoodturningAvery County Campus06/01/202106/24/2021J. Vaughn0/10$100.00Community Service Programs provides courses, seminars, and community activities that contribute to an individual's cultural, civic, and/or personal growth. These programs are self-supporting and are not reported to the state for budget FTE.
ELC-3119-A2Electrical IIAvery County Campus01/12/202106/03/2021R. McDonald0/10$181.20This course is designed to cover the principles of electrical wiring as it applies to commercial/ residential applications. Emphasis is on Ohm's law, alternating and direct currents, series circuits, parallel circuits and series parallel circuits, use of electrical tools and equipment, wiring materials and many other special subjects. Preventive maintenance and troubleshooting as well as National Electrical Code will be covered.
MED-3030-A1Medical CodingAvery County Campus01/19/202106/17/2021T. Calvert0/10$180.00This course prepares an individual for entry level healthcare billing and coding positions. Course topics can include but are not limited to the roles and responsibilities of this position, managed health care, life cycle of an insurance claim, legal and regulatory considerations, coding regulations, reimbursement issues, claim instructions, medical terminology, filing commercial claims, insurance plans, Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare, and Workers' Compensation. Upon completion, students should also be able to utilize MS Windows and the Internet to effectively retrieve billing-related information and updates.
CSP-4000-A3Build Your Own Mountain DulcimAvery County Campus04/05/202104/09/20210/5$70.00Community Service Programs provides courses, seminars, and community activities that contribute to an individual's cultural, civic, and/or personal growth. These programs are self-supporting and are not reported to the state for budget FTE.
CAR-3112-A1Ceramic Floor and Wall TilingAvery County Campus01/18/202102/02/2021J. Vaughn0/8$85.00This course is designed to introduce elements of construction building trades. Safety, tools, carpentry, masonry, cabinetry, drywall, building codes and inspections, restoration, estimating, sustainability, supervisory functions, energy options and energy efficiency will be covered.
CSP-4000-A4Google PhotosAvery County Campus04/08/202104/08/2021J. Clark0/8$40.00Community Service Programs provides courses, seminars, and community activities that contribute to an individual's cultural, civic, and/or personal growth. These programs are self-supporting and are not reported to the state for budget FTE.
PHO-3001-A1Photography With Todd BushBanner Elk School04/26/202106/14/2021T. Bush0/10$70.00This course is designed to provide instruction on the principles and application of digital photography. Course topics include camera operation and image production, composition, flash usage, and use of exposure meters and filters. Upon completion, students will be able to use the camera for photographing various lighting situations and then download and manipulate digital photos using imaging software.
CAR-3112-A2Construction: Tiny HouseAvery County Campus02/15/202104/27/2021J. Vaughn1/9$250.00This course is designed to introduce elements of construction building trades. Safety, tools, carpentry, masonry, cabinetry, drywall, building codes and inspections, restoration, estimating, sustainability, supervisory functions, energy options and energy efficiency will be covered.
CSP-4000-A5Build a Rustic Barn DoorAvery County Campus03/06/202103/06/2021J. Vaughn0/10$250.00Community Service Programs provides courses, seminars, and community activities that contribute to an individual's cultural, civic, and/or personal growth. These programs are self-supporting and are not reported to the state for budget FTE.
CSP-4000-A6Ww: Medicine CabinetAvery County Campus02/20/202102/20/2021J. Vaughn0/10$150.00Community Service Programs provides courses, seminars, and community activities that contribute to an individual's cultural, civic, and/or personal growth. These programs are self-supporting and are not reported to the state for budget FTE.
CSP-4000-A7Weekend Warrior: Siding RepairAvery County Campus05/01/202105/01/2021J. Vaughn0/10$80.00Community Service Programs provides courses, seminars, and community activities that contribute to an individual's cultural, civic, and/or personal growth. These programs are self-supporting and are not reported to the state for budget FTE.
FIP-3556-A1Hazmat OpsNewland Volunteer Fire Dept.11/16/202012/21/2020L. Ramsey0/10$125.00This course is designed to cover initial response objectives to a hazardous materials incident. This block will present the candidate with the knowledge, skills, and ability to satisfy the requirements of OSHA 1910.120 and Chapter 4, 5, 6.2, and 6.6 of NFPA 1072: Standard for Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications (2017 edition). This course should be offered consistent with the most current NC Fire and Rescue Commission guidelines; contact the Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) for details. Effective date July 1, 2020/NFPA 1072 Standard, 2017 edition.
CSP-4000-A8Build Your Own Yard ArtAvery County Campus04/17/202104/18/2021J. Miller0/10$90.00Community Service Programs provides courses, seminars, and community activities that contribute to an individual's cultural, civic, and/or personal growth. These programs are self-supporting and are not reported to the state for budget FTE.
MLS-3874-A1Notary Public EducationAvery County Campus03/19/202103/19/2021G. Reeves4/8$99.63This course is designed to provide instruction to individuals who want to become commissioned as a Notary Public. Topics include legal, ethical and procedural requirements of the Notary Act. Upon completion of this course with a passing exam grade of 80%, a person is eligible to make application with the NC Secretary of State office. For more information, go to www.secretary.state. nc.us/notary/.
CSP-4000-A9Put a Pin in It!Avery County Campus03/17/202103/17/2021J. Clark0/10$50.00Community Service Programs provides courses, seminars, and community activities that contribute to an individual's cultural, civic, and/or personal growth. These programs are self-supporting and are not reported to the state for budget FTE.
CSP-4000-A10Format/Publish Your Own BookAvery County Campus05/07/202105/07/2021T. Cook0/10$30.00Community Service Programs provides courses, seminars, and community activities that contribute to an individual's cultural, civic, and/or personal growth. These programs are self-supporting and are not reported to the state for budget FTE.
PRC-3104-A1Introduction to BlacksmithingAvery County Campus03/27/202103/28/2021D. Burtt0/10$100.00This course is designed to cover a specific heritage art such as pottery, basket weaving, fabric arts, wood turning, wood carving, jewelry making; as well as cover a specific skill level such as introductory, intermediate, or advanced levels. Course work will include discussion on the history and trends of the art, practice in selected heritage arts, 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.
CSP-4000-A11Intro to ZoomAvery County Campus01/19/202101/19/2021J. Clark0/10$30.00Community Service Programs provides courses, seminars, and community activities that contribute to an individual's cultural, civic, and/or personal growth. These programs are self-supporting and are not reported to the state for budget FTE.
CSP-4000-A12Community CprAvery County Campus04/24/202104/24/2021E. Barrier0/10$40.00Community Service Programs provides courses, seminars, and community activities that contribute to an individual's cultural, civic, and/or personal growth. These programs are self-supporting and are not reported to the state for budget FTE.
PHO-3001-A1Portrait PhotographyAvery County Campus04/06/202104/29/20210/10$70.00This course is designed to provide instruction on the principles and application of digital photography. Course topics include camera operation and image production, composition, flash usage, and use of exposure meters and filters. Upon completion, students will be able to use the camera for photographing various lighting situations and then download and manipulate digital photos using imaging software.
HOR-3307-A1High Country LandscapingAvery County Campus03/16/202104/13/20210/10$70.00This course is designed for instructional areas related to occupational horticulture: 1) identifying and selecting plant materials; 2) propagating, planting, and growing plants; 3) planting materials at the appropriate places and in the correct manner; 4) properly maintaining plant materials; 5) managing the nursery and greenhouse, and 6) designing and building planters, walks, patios, fences, and other landscape features. The curriculum areas are designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that are necessary for successful employment in this field.
CSP-4000-A2Week in Linville WildernessAvery County Campus05/21/202107/24/2021C. Blake0/20$125.00Community Service Programs provides courses, seminars, and community activities that contribute to an individual's cultural, civic, and/or personal growth. These programs are self-supporting and are not reported to the state for budget FTE.
CSP-4000-A13Nurturing Mind and Body02/15/202103/29/2021T. Bush0/10$75.00Community Service Programs provides courses, seminars, and community activities that contribute to an individual's cultural, civic, and/or personal growth. These programs are self-supporting and are not reported to the state for budget FTE.
FLI-3717-A1Conversational SpanishAvery County Campus04/13/202105/06/2021J. Dover0/10$70.00This course provides an introduction to understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Spanish. Emphasis is placed on pronunciation, parts of speech, communicative phrases, culture, and skills for language acquisition. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and apply basic grammar concepts, display cultural awareness, and communicate simple Spanish phrases.
NUR-3240-A1Nurse Aide Level IAvery County Campus01/07/202103/02/20210/10$237.90This course 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, patient's 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 Nurse Aide I by the N.C. Division of Facility Services.
CAR-3201-M1General Contractor Lic.RenewalMain Campus10/31/202010/31/2020W. Winchester,jr.17/24$102.00This course is designed to provide continuing education hours required by the NC General Contracting Licensing Board. Any course approved by the board may be selected, or a course may be submitted for approval to the board. Requirements and course specifics should reference requirements of the NC General Contracting Licensing Board (www.nclbgc.org).
WLD-3106-A1WeldingAvery County Campus02/02/202105/20/2021J. Thomas0/10$181.20This course provides instruction on the principles and practices of welding. Emphasis is on the blueprint reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing. Course content will be specific to a particular welding process such as SMAW (stick), GMAW (MIG), and GTAW (TIG). Upon completion, students will have the knowledge base to sit for various industry-specific certifications.
CSP-4000-A14Crocheting (zoom)03/09/202103/25/20210/10$65.00Community Service Programs provides courses, seminars, and community activities that contribute to an individual's cultural, civic, and/or personal growth. These programs are self-supporting and are not reported to the state for budget FTE.
UAS-3111-A1Drone Piloting: Faa Test PrepAvery County Campus05/18/202105/27/20210/10$70.00This course prepares learners for small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS)/Drone flight certification. Topics include flight theory, flight operations, and flight training utilizing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Remote Pilot - Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Study Guide, North Carolina Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operator Permit Knowledge Test Study Guide, and North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Division of Aviation UAS flight standards & best practices. Learners will gain an introduction to commercial, government, and recreational drone applications. Coursework will highlight topics such as regulations, weather, airspace, human factors and sUAS performance. Upon completion, students will be prepared to sit for the FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Knowledge Test and NCDOT UAS Operator Permit. This course must be taught utilizing the NC Department of Transportation Division of Aviation approved curriculum.

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