Course Title Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Seats taken/open Price
AUT-3200-A1Small Engine RepairAvery County Campus01/20/202205/09/2022R. Huskins5/5$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-A1Nurturing Mind and BodyBanner Elk School02/07/202203/21/2022T. Bush2/8$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.
MLS-3874-A1Notary Public EducationAvery County Campus03/11/202203/11/2022G. Reeves7/13$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/.
WLD-3106-A1WeldingAvery County Campus02/15/202206/02/2022J. Jaynes1/9$180.00This 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.
PHO-3001-A1PhotographyBanner Elk School04/04/202205/16/2022T. Bush4/6$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.
CSP-4000-A2Raised Patio PlanterAvery County Campus04/11/202204/14/2022J. Vaughn0/7$200.00Community 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-A3Basic Gardening 101Avery County Campus04/05/202204/12/2022G. Blackburn1/9$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.
CSP-4000-A4Electrical for NonelectricianAvery County Campus01/24/202201/28/2022J. Vaughn6/4$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.
AHR-3131-A1HVAC: Heating, Air ConditionAvery County Campus01/18/202206/16/20226/4$444.20This program is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to become employed as a heating and air conditioning technician. Course topics focus on operating principles of heating and cooling systems with emphasis on safety, theory and principles of refrigeration, types of heating/cooling systems, Ohm's law, load calculation, troubleshooting using the various types of test equipment, servicing, repairing and installing components/entire systems and employment of customer service techniques.
ICV-3111-A1Ekg TechnicianAvery County Campus02/01/202204/28/2022T. Cook0/15$180.00This course is designed and approved to prepare the student to become a certified EKG (ECG) Technician/Monitor. The course will cover the anatomy and physiology of the heart, principles of EKG, dysrhythmia recognition of sinus, junctional/atrial rhythms, heart blocks and bundle branches and ventricular ectopy rhythms. Skills will include operating EKG equipment, running, and mounting strips as well as reading and interpreting 22 types of cardiac lead tracings produced from 12 and five lead monitors and to understand the basics of capnography as it relates to heart function. Course may include a clinical component.
NUR-3235-A1Medical TerminologyAvery County Campus02/07/202205/23/2022H. Bonaminio0/15$125.00This course is an introduction to the study of the structure of medical words and terms. Emphasis is placed on spelling and defining commonly used prefixes, suffixes, root words, their combining forms, and body organization. Program content covers the basic human anatomy and physiology for all systems, laboratory medicine, pharmacology, elements of medical terms and names of major diseases, including terms used in physical exams, operative procedures and diagnosis.
ACC-3150-A1Quick Class in QuickbooksAvery County Campus03/18/202203/18/2022J. Walsh2/8$70.00This course provides an applied/practical approach to the operation of computerized general ledger system. Material covered will include accounts receivable, inventory management, sales invoicing, accounts payable, and cash management.
CSP-4000-A5Landscape AcrylicsAvery County Campus04/04/202204/27/20220/10$130.00Community 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.
CAB-3100-A1CabinetryAvery County Campus04/25/202207/20/2022J. Vaughn0/10$180.00This course is designed to teach the fundamental techniques of cabinetmaking. Course topics can include but are not limited to understanding the difference between production and custom cabinets, learning the proper selection of woods, materials, tools and finishes, learning how to plan, blueprint and build a small cabinet, understanding cabinet installation and how to estimate building and labor construction costs.
CSP-4000-A6WatercolorBanner Elk School03/08/202204/12/2022M. Schmitt7/3$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.
PRC-3104-A1Woodworking:furniture BuildingAvery County Campus05/17/202209/01/2022J. Vaughn2/8$250.00This 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-A7Basket Weaving BasicsAvery County Campus04/23/202204/23/20220/10$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-A1`Appalachian Ghost StoriesAvery County Campus10/01/202210/01/2022K. Bock0/14$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.
HOS-4040-M1Start HospitalityMain Campus01/25/202207/05/2022B. Crane0/15$300.10This 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 multiple industry recognized credentials.
AGR-3001-M1Beekeeping BasicMain Campus02/03/202203/24/2022R. Harty5/5$70.00This course is designed for instructional areas related to the aspects of sustainable agriculture: 1)animal production, 2) crop production, 3) pest management, and 4) soil management.
NUR-3500-M1Nursing Faculty Module 1Main Campus02/04/202204/22/2022V. Caraway3/7$70.00This course is designed to provide competency-based knowledge, scientific principles, and/or hands-on fundamental skills related to the nurse's practice role and competency or learning needs. As a part of the license renewal process, nurses have five learning activity options to meet the requirements for Continued Competence
NUR-3500-M2Nursing Faculty Module 2Main Campus02/10/202204/21/2022V. Caraway3/7$70.00This course is designed to provide competency-based knowledge, scientific principles, and/or hands-on fundamental skills related to the nurse's practice role and competency or learning needs. As a part of the license renewal process, nurses have five learning activity options to meet the requirements for Continued Competence
CAR-3124-M1WoodworkingMain Campus02/22/202203/31/2022T. Lewis3/7$111.20This course provides instruction related to framing in residential or commercial settings. Emphasis is placed on safety, use of power and hand tools, selecting, measuring and cutting framing lumber, and the assembly of wall, floor or roof framing systems. Upon completion, students will have the knowledge to apply safety practices and procedures; identify and demonstrate use of tools and equipment associated with framing in construction; identify and estimate material requirements from blueprints; and demonstrate proper methods used in framing.
ELC-3014-M1Electrical Level 1Main Campus02/28/202208/17/2022R. McDonald0/15$566.30This course prepares individuals for an entry level general maintenance position responsible for basic troubleshooting of electrically powered equipment. Topics include static electricity, Ohm's law, DC circuits, magnetism, alternating and direct currents, indicators, transformers, capacitors, and electronic components. Upon completion, students will have a basic understanding of electrical circuits and electronic logic.
ELC-3016-M1Elec. Contractor Lic. RenewalMain Campus03/05/202203/05/2022R. McDonald4/11$70.00This course is designed to prepare individuals for the Electrical Contractor's Licensing examination for the state of North Carolina.
CSP-4000-M1Auto Dealer Initial LicensingMain Campus03/07/202203/09/2022D. 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-M2Auto Dealer License RenewalMain Campus03/10/202203/11/2022D. Mauk0/15$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.
ELC-3014-M1Electrical Level 2Main Campus03/08/202207/14/2022R. McDonald0/15$347.52This course prepares individuals for an entry level general maintenance position responsible for basic troubleshooting of electrically powered equipment. Topics include static electricity, Ohm's law, DC circuits, magnetism, alternating and direct currents, indicators, transformers, capacitors, and electronic components. Upon completion, students will have a basic understanding of electrical circuits and electronic logic.
CSP-4000-M3Beekeeping AdvancedMain Campus03/31/202203/31/2022R. Harty1/9$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.
GSM-3010-M1Gunsmithing BasicMain Campus04/05/202205/12/2022M. McKinney1/9$70.00This course is designed to provide the student with the required skills needed to refurbish metal and wood as applicable to firearms, to diagnose malfunctions for repair, and to accomplish more complex custom gunsmithing tasks. Course work includes manufacturing of tools used in the gunsmithing trade, restoration of firearms, stock making barrel work, repair work and custom work.
WLD-3106-M1Welding Skills for the FarmMain Campus04/07/202205/12/2022P. Dover2/8$101.20This 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-M4Beekeeping Queen RearingMain Campus04/07/202204/07/2022R. Harty2/8$20.00Community 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.
WLD-3106-Y1WeldingYancey County Campus01/25/202205/12/20223/9$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.
PRC-3104-Y1Tomahawk ForgingYancey County Campus02/01/202202/10/20221/5$101.20This 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-Y3Intro to Dungeons & Dragons 5TYancey County Campus02/02/202203/09/20220/24$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.
CCT-3110-Y1Pc Security for the BeginnerYancey County Campus02/02/202202/23/20220/12$70.00This course provides an overview of the evolving field of cybersecurity, with an introduction to cybersecurity standards and law. Topics may include common cyber attacks, identifying threats, the response to these problems and basic principles of security in defending against cyber threats.
CSP-4000-Y4Red Flags of Social EngineerinYancey County Campus02/03/202202/03/20220/8$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.
CIS-3165-Y3Create Y/Own Website W/WordpreYancey County Campus02/03/202203/24/2022T. Dickson2/18$70.00This course is designed to cover various concepts of desktop publishing including terminology, text editing, and use of design principles. Emphasis is on layout techniques, graphics, multiple page displays, and business applications.
CSP-4000-Y5Foundations of Creative WritinYancey County Campus02/07/202203/07/20221/23$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.
CSP-4000-Y6Fused Glass: Crazy Quilts WallYancey County Campus02/19/202202/19/2022A. Taylor3/21$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.
PRC-3104-Y2Blacksmithing: Sharpen Y/SkillYancey County Campus02/22/202203/24/20221/5$176.20This 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-Y7PapercraftingYancey County Campus03/07/202204/25/20220/12$210.00Community 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-Y8Soap MakingYancey County Campus03/12/202203/12/20223/21$55.00Community 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-Y9Fused Glass: Crazy Quilts WallYancey County Campus03/12/202203/12/2022A. Taylor5/19$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.
PRC-3104-Y3Intro to Blacksmithing IYancey County Campus03/26/202203/27/2022D. Burtt1/5$101.20This 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.
PRC-3104-Y4Bushcraft KvivesYancey County Campus04/02/202204/03/2022D. Burtt1/5$101.20This 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.
CAR-3108-Y1Beg. Woodworking: B/Custom BeYancey County Campus04/05/202204/14/20224/2$101.20This course provides instruction related to the core skills used by carpenters in residential and commercial settings. Topics include safety, hand/power tool use, site preparation, measurement and layout, footings and foundations, construction framing, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood, such as concrete forms; building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters; wood stairways, window and door frames, and hardwood floors.
CSP-4000-Y10Beginner's Cheese Making PaneeYancey County Campus04/09/202204/09/20228/16$55.00Community 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-Y5Forging a Small HatchetYancey County Campus04/16/202204/17/2022D. Burtt0/6$101.20This 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.
PRC-3104-Y6Flat & Box-Jaw TongsYancey County Campus04/23/202204/24/2022D. Burtt0/6$101.20This 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.
MLS-3874-Y1Notary Public EducationYancey County Campus04/30/202204/30/2022M. Manning1/23$99.55This 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/.
PRC-3104-Y7Decorative Shelf BracketsYancey County Campus05/07/202205/08/2022D. Burtt0/6$101.20This 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-A8Basic Dog ObedienceAvery County Campus01/25/202203/01/2022B. Harris3/2$270.00Community 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-A9Advanced Dog ObedienceAvery County Campus01/25/202203/01/2022B. Harris0/5$270.00Community 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-A10Barn QuiltsAvery County Campus03/02/202203/21/2022J. Vaughn1/19$135.00Community 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-A11Decorative Wreath MakingAvery County Campus03/18/202203/18/2022J. Clark0/20$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.
SAF-3011-M1Mental Health First Aid Cert.Main Campus01/24/202201/25/2022M. Silver3/17$90.23This course is designed to develop competencies in identifying, understanding, and responding to signs of mental illness and substance use disorder. Upon successful completion, students will possess the skills needed to reach out and provide initial support to an individual who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to appropriate care resources.
SAF-3011-M2Mental Health First Aid Cert.Main Campus01/31/202202/03/2022M. Silver0/20$90.23This course is designed to develop competencies in identifying, understanding, and responding to signs of mental illness and substance use disorder. Upon successful completion, students will possess the skills needed to reach out and provide initial support to an individual who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to appropriate care resources.
MED-3030-A1Medical CodingAvery County Campus04/26/202210/06/2022H. Bonaminio0/20$692.00This 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-A12WoodturningAvery County Campus04/19/202205/12/2022J. Vaughn0/3$275.00Community 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.
NUR-3240-A1Nurse Aide Level IAvery County Campus05/03/202207/19/2022T. Vance-Yoder0/10$233.81This 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.
COS-3205-M1Microdermabrasion Cert.Main Campus02/04/202202/04/2022A. Ollis0/15$70.00This course is designed to provide continuing education hours required by the NC Board of Cosmetic Arts. Any course approved by the board may be selected, or a course may be submitted for approval to the board.
OST-3100-A1Excel for the BeginnerAvery County Campus06/02/202206/28/2022T. Ollis0/20$70.00This course provides an overview of business productivity applications. Topics may include wordprocessing, spreadsheets, and presentation software. Upon completion students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in producing professional business documents.
CSP-4000-A1Hanging With My GnomiesAvery County Campus06/10/202206/10/2022J. Clark0/10$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.

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