Career Training Class Schedule

Whether you need a little byte of knowledge or a terabyte of advanced technology education, we have classes for you in Continuing Education. Course topics range from the most basic information for the absolute beginner to highly technical skills needed in the workplace.

Whatever your stage in computer use, your classmates will be right there with you. Have fun, make new friends and learn how to use computers and computer software.

For additional information, contact Lori Degre at 910-695-3939 or degrel@sandhills.edu.

HEALTH CARE OCCUPATIONS

Activity Director
Designed to provide basic training to become an Activity Director in a healthcare related setting, such as long-term care or assisted living facilities or adult care homes. Students successfully completing the entire 85 hours of training (60 hours in class and 25 practical experience hours) will receive a Certificate of Completion and can use this course as a step toward a national certification for Activity Coordinators. Background check and drug screening is required by clinical sites at an additional cost to the student.
Instructor: Kim Bazemore
209 Van Dusen Hall
$185+text+background check
CEU: 8.5
3304​
Sept 10 – Nov 14
​TTh​
6-9pm

Central Sterile Processing
Introduces the primary responsibilities of a central sterile technician and practical applications of learned concepts and procedures. Explore preparation, storage, distribution of instruments, supplies and equipment, quality assurance and inventory management. Upon completion, you will be able to apply the principles of sterilization/disinfection in the workplace, as well as the principles of distribution of instruments/supplies. This class prepares you for the Sterile Processing Technician certification.
Instructor: Karen Furr
214 Van Dusen Hall
$185.00+text
CEU: 9.6
3305
​Aug 19-Dec 16​
MW​
6-9pm

EKG Technician
Learn required skills to become a certified EKG Technician and work in a variety of healthcare settings. Topics include cardiac anatomy and physiology, cardiac cycle, EKG strip analysis, 12 lead EKG, and EKG procedures. This class prepares you for the EKG certification with ASPT.
$185.00+text
CEU: 9.6

Pinehurst Campus
Instructor: Jade Mashburn
104 Van Dusen Hall
3307​
Aug 19 – Dec 16
MW​
6-9pm

Sandhills Hoke Center
Instructor: Ann Rowe​
109 Johnson Hall
3308​
Aug 22 – Dec 12​
TTh​
6-9pm

Nurse Aide, Level 1
This state-certified program prepares students for work under the supervision of licensed healthcare professionals in performing hands-on patient care. The course includes preparation for the State Board examination for NC NA Registry listing. Please email perrys@sandhills.edu for a complete list of program requirements or contact Jenell Powell at 695-3965 or Lori Degre at 695-3939 for enrollment approval.
$205.50+course pack
CEU: 20.4

Sandhills Main Campus
107 Van Dusen Hall
3310​
Aug 21 – Dec 16​
MW​
8:30am-2pm​
Lab​, 2-4pm​
Clinical​, 7:30am-1:30pm

Sandhills Hoke Center
129 Upchurch Hall
3312
​Aug 21 – Dec 16​
MW​
8:30am-2pm​
Lab​, 2-4pm​
Clinical​, 7:30am-1:30pm

3313​
Aug 19 – Dec 17​
MT​
4 – 9:30pm​
Lab​, 2-4pm​
Clinical, ​3:30 -9:30pm

Nurse Aide, Level 1 Refresher
This 40-hour program is for individuals whose listing has expired on the NC Nurse Aide I Registry. Eligible individuals must have completed a State-Approved Nurse Aide I program and have a certificate or transcript supporting completion. This program is also for individuals with a state-recognized or military healthcare credential.
Please contact Jenell Powell at 695-3965 for enrollment approval.
$130.00
CEU: 4.0

Pinehurst Campus
Instructor: Jenell Powell
107 Van Dusen Hall
3314​
Dec 2 – 6​
M-F​
8:30am-5pm

Sandhills Hoke Campus
Instructor: Carol Mulcahy
129 Upchurch Hall
3315
​Aug 8-14​
M-F​
8:30am-5pm

Medication Administration Aide
The course meets the training requirements for the NC Board of Nursing Medication Aide Certification. The training prepares Nurse Aides to administer medications to skilled nursing facility residents. Course topics include scope of duties, legal and ethical responsibilities, administration of medications by various routes, infection control and documentation including commonly used abbreviations.
Please contact Jenell Powell at 695-3965 for enrollment approval
$75.00+text
CEU: 2.4

Pinehurst Campus
Instructor: Jenell Powell
107 Van Dusen Hall
3323​
Nov 12-15​
T-F​
9am-3:30pm

Sandhills Hoke Center
Instructor: Sharon Parter
129 Upchurch Hall
3324​
Nov 6-8​
W-F​
8am – 4:30pm

Medical Administrative Assistant
Administrative medical assistants are valuable members of the healthcare team handling a broad range of duties, including patient registration, telephone, scheduling, medical records, accounts receivable, data entry, and medical claims. Prepare for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) national certification exam offered by National Healthcareer Association (NHA).
$255.00+text
CEU: 10.5

Pinehurst Campus
Instructor: Terri Rush
203 Van Dusen Hall
3317​
Aug 5-Dec 11​
MW​
6-9pm

Sandhills Hoke Center
Instructor: Jade Mashburn
107 Johnson Hall
3318​
Aug 13-Dec 12​
TTh​
6-9pm

Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8-hour training to teach participants how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The evidence behind the program demonstrates that it helps trainees identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.
Instructor: Heather Trevarrow, Meg Wilkins
102 Van Dusen Hall
$75.00
CEU: .8
3316​
Oct 17 & 18​
ThF​
12:30-4:30pm

Pharmacy Technician
Prepare for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam and for entry-level employment. Topics include technical procedures for preparing and dispensing prescriptions, packaging and labeling, controlled substance procedures, inventory control, pharmacy calculations, and over-the-counter drugs. Upon completion, you will be able to perform basic supervised dispensing techniques in a community pharmacy setting.
Instructor: TBD​
211 Van Dusen Hall
$185.00+texts
CEU: 11.2​

Pinehurst Campus
Instructor: TBD
211 Van Dusen Hall
3319
​Aug 20 – Dec 10​
TTH​
6-9:30pm

Sandhills Hoke Center
Instructor: Livia Jennings
108 Johnson Hall
3320​
Aug 19 – Dec 16​
MW​
6-9:30pm

Phlebotomy Technician & Clinical Rotation
Learn the skills necessary to draw blood specimens in various healthcare settings and blood donation centers. Topics include venipuncture, specimen handling, record-keeping, and the healthcare profession. A Work Keys Reading for Information test, drug screening, background check, and current immunizations are required for registration. Please email perrys@sandhills.edu for a complete list of program requirements.
$205.50+text
CEU: 22.00

Pinehurst Campus
Instructor: Lavita Crichlow
104 Van Dusen Hall
3321 ​
Aug 20 – Dec 12
​TTh ​
6-9:30pm​
Clinical​, M-F​, 8am-4:30pm​
1 SA​, 9am-2pm

Sandhills Hoke Center
Instructor: Rachel Hall, CPT
109 Johnson Hall
3322 ​
Aug 19 – Dec 11​
MW​
6-9:30pm​
Clinical​, M-F​, 8am-4:30pm​
2 SA​, 9am-3pm

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES

Auto Safety Inspection
Successful completion of this course certifies you to inspect motor vehicles under the NC Motor Vehicles Safety Inspection Law. Prerequisite: valid driver’s license.
Instructor: Wes Little
102 Sirotek Hall
$75.00
CEU: 0.8

2327​
Aug 12&13​
MT​6-10pm

3328​
Sept 9&10​
MT​
6-10pm

3329​
Oct 7&8
MT​
6-10pm

3330​
Nov 4&5​
MT​
6-10pm

OBD Emissions Control Inspection
Successful completion of this course certifies you to inspect motor vehicles under the NC Motor Vehicles OBD Emissions Control Inspection Law. Prerequisite: Certified Auto Safety Inspection. This is also the Recertification class.
Instructor: Wes Little
102 Sirotek Hall
$75.00
CEU: 0.8

3332​
Aug 26&27​
MT​
6-10pm

3333​
Sept 23&24 ​
MT​
6-10pm

3334​
Oct 28&29 ​
MT​
6-10pm

3335​
Nov 25&26​
MT​
6-10pm

Escort Vehicle Operator Certification
This course meets the training requirements set by the NC Department of Transportation to certify Oversize-Overweight load escort vehicle drivers. Course components consist of defensive driving, escort driver requirements, skills training, and an exam. Must have a valid driver’s license without restrictions other than use of corrective lens. Must not have a DWI or reckless driving within the previous 12 months. Must be 21 years of age. Can be 18 with a Class A commercial driver’s license.
Instructor: Wes Little
204 Van Dusen Hall
$75.00
CEU: 0.8

3355​
Aug 3​
S​
8am-5pm

3356​
Sep 10​
T​
8am-5pm

3357​
Oct 8​
T​
8am-5pm

3358​
Nov 2​
S​
8am-5pm

Certified Automotive Tire Service (ATS)
This is a certification program that provides in-depth and comprehensive instruction on the recommended procedures for servicing modern automobiles and light trucks. The subjects range from the relationship between torque and clamping force to the TPMS relearn procedures on domestic and import vehicles. It also includes an exclusive module on tire conditions analysis that uses images from TIA’s passenger and light truck tire conditions manual to educate technicians on the most likely reasons for common irregular treadwear patterns.
If interested please email or call Sandy Perry at perrys@sandhills.edu or
910-695-3974.

BUSINESS

Bank Teller Training
Designed for those interested in becoming a bank teller, this course includes an introduction to banking operations, handling cash, balancing operations, customer relations, and security procedures.
Instructor: Jamie Deaton
206 Van Dusen Hall
$130.00+text
CEU: 3.6
3361
​Oct 8 – Nov 14​
TTh
​6-9pm

F.A.A. Remote Drone Pilot Certification
Prepare for the F.A.A. Part 107 Remote Pilot certification exam. Topics include flight theory, flight operations, and flight training, national air space & weather 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. Upon completion, you will be prepared to sit for the FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Knowledge Test and NCDOT UAS Operator Permit.
Instructor: Mickey Prosser
203 Van Dusen Hall
$130.00 + text
CEU: 2.9
3362​
Sept 10 – Oct 10​
Classroom​
TTh​
6:30-8:30pm
​Sept 21 & Oct 5​
Flying​
S​
10am-2:30pm

Drone Video and Photography
A more in-depth class on how to use your drone for site survey assessment, mission planning, equipment inspection, drone camera configuration setup, and basic editing.
Pre-requisite: F.A.A. Remote Drone Pilot Certification
Instructor: Mickey Prosser
203 Van Dusen Hall
$75.00
CEU: 2.4
3363​
Oct 15- Nov 7​
Classroom​
TTh​
6:30-8:30pm​
Oct 19&26​
Flying ​
S​
10am-2pm

Notary Public
A notary public is officially authorized to witness signatures on legal documents, collect sworn statements, and administer oaths. Prepare to have proof of a high school diploma or GED and no felony convictions.
Instructor: Ron Utley
$75.00+text
CEU: 0.7

Sandhills Hoke Center
118 Johnson Hall
3336​
Sept 3&5​
TTh
​5:30-9pm

3337​
Nov 5&7
​TTh​
5:30-9pm

Pinehurst Campus
208 Van Dusen Hall
3344 ​
Aug 13&15
​TTh​
5:45-9:15pm

3338​
Oct 1&3​
TTh​
5:45-9:15pm

3339​
Dec 3&5​
TTh​
5:45-9:15pm

 

HOSPITALITY & FOOD SERVICE

Bartending
Learn the basics of bartending as a profession or for leisure in only four Saturdays. Topics include popular mixed drinks, wine, utensils, glassware, fruit cutting, bar procedures, and ABC laws.
Instructor: Tyrone Thomas
Clement Dining Room Dempsey Center
$75.00
CEU: 2.4
3348​
Oct 5, 12, 19 & 26 ​
Sa​
9am-3pm

ServSafe® Food Safety and Sanitation
Learn the basics of food handling safety and facility sanitation requirements. Recommended for all food service facilities, including supervisory personnel, culinary professionals, and food service staff.
Instructor: Karen Cusano
201 Van Dusen Hall
$75.00+text
CEU: 1.4
3349​
Oct 14, 15, 21 & 22​
MT​
5:30-9pm

 

INDUSTRY

Construction Project Supervisor
This course provides students with the skills necessary to work as a construction supervisor or job foreman. You will learn management skills in problem solving, planning, estimating, safety supervision, scheduling, controlling costs and resources, and, perhaps most important, managing people.
Prerequisite: 2 years previous construction experience. SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE!
Instructors: Dennis Regan, David Clark
207 Van Dusen Hall
$185.00 + text
CEU: 9.6
3351 ​
Aug 20-Dec 10​
TTh​
6-9pm

Fork Lift Operator
Complete this class and become eligible for the fork lift operator’s license. Topics include basic design of lift trucks, stabilization of trucks, maintenance, repair costs and safety aspects in operation.
Instructor: Steven Garner
$75.00+text
CEU: 1.1

Pinehurst Campus
102 Van Dusen Hall on Friday
McKean Hall on Saturday
3352​
Sept 13 & 14​
F​, 8:30am-4pm ​
Sa​, 8am-Noon

Sandhills Hoke Center
106 Upchurch Hall
3353​
Oct 25 & 26​
F,​8:30am-4pm ​
Sa​, 8am -Noon

 

REAL ESTATE

Real Estate Pre-Licensing
Provides an intensive review of topics and prepares the student for the NC 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.
Prerequisite: Work Keys Reading and Math, Level 5 or higher or verification of a post-secondary degree.
Instructor: Allan Nanney, CDPE, GRI, SCP, SFR
202 Van Dusen Hall
$185.00+text
CEU: 7.5
3345​
Sept 11 – Dec 11​
MW​
6-9pm
Make-up test on Dec 16.

Real Estate Post-Licensing
Effective July 1, 2020 provisional brokers will be required to complete a 90-hour program within the first 18 months of licensure. North Carolina provisional brokers must complete at least one course annually within three years after initial licensure to remain eligible for active license status. SCC offers all three courses.

301 Broker Relationships and Responsibilities
Topics in this course include: a review of agency relationships; sales and commercial property management transactions; a real estate broker’s legal duties to clients and customers; a step-by-step review and discussion of the functions and responsibilities of a real estate broker when working with sellers and buyers; a review of issues associated with transactions in progress when a broker leaves a firm; and a review of license status and education issues.
Instructor: Allan Nanney, CDPE, GRI, SCP, SFR
204 Van Dusen Hall
$130.00+text
CEU: 3.0
3346​
Oct 24, 25, 31 & Nov 1
​Th F​
8:30am-5pm

Real Estate Post-Licensing 302 Contracts and Closings
Topics in this course include: selected basic contract law concepts, real estate sales contract preparation, sales contract procedures, buyer’s due diligence, closing procedures, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, closing disclosure preparation, contracts for deed, options, and selected real estate license status and education issues
Instructor: Allan Nanney, CDPE, GRI, SCP, SFR
TBD Van Dusen Hall
$130.00+text
CEU: 3.0
1347​
Jan 16, 17, 23 & 24 ​
ThF​
8:30am-5pm

Real Estate Post-Licensing 303 NC Law, Rules and Legal Concepts
Topics in this course include: general North Carolina licensing requirements, brokerage compensation issues, the disciplinary process, specialized types of real estate, property management in NC, and miscellaneous NC laws and legal concepts.
Instructor: Allan Nanney, CDPE, GRI, SCP, SFR
TBD Van Dusen Hall
$130.00+text
CEU: 3.0
1348​
Mar 19, 20, 26 & 27 ​
ThF​
8:30am-5pm

HVAC & Plumbing
Classes are planned for Fall Semester 2019 but details were not available when this publication went to press. Please email or call Sandy Perry at perrys@sandhills.edu or 910-695-3974 to receive information as it becomes available. We have many scholarships available for these classes.

 

TEAM BUILDING

Sandhills High Adventure Ropes Course
Explore physical and mental challenges, promoting creative, productive, and motivated teams. You will be challenged to succeed in team building, self-motivation, problem solving, decision-making and effective communication. Prior registration required. You should be at least 16 years old. Waiver and medical release forms required. Parents need to sign for participants under 18. Email degrel@sandhills.edu for forms. You can also schedule your own private group adventure! Bring a bag lunch. For more information, contact Sandy Perry at perrys@sandhills.edu.