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Career Training Classes at Sandhills in November

The Continuing Education Career Training program at Sandhills Community College is a perfect local resource for adult learners who want to improve workplace skills, achieve job certification or recertification, improve employment marketability or explore new opportunities.

Health Care Occupations

“Medication Administration Aide” is designed to meet 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.

“Medication Administration Aide” will be held Nov. 13, 14, 15 and 20 from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The cost of the class is $75 plus the cost of the text.

Automotive Technologies

Successful completion of “Auto Safety Inspection” certifies students to inspect motor vehicles under the NC Motor Vehicles Safety Inspection Law. The prerequisite for this class is a valid driver’s license.

“Auto Safety Inspection” will be held on Monday, Nov. 12 and Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 6-10 p.m. The cost is $75.00.

“OBD Emissions Control Inspection” certifies students to inspect motor vehicles under the NC Motor Vehicles OBD Emissions Control Inspection Law. The prerequisite for this class is “Certified Auto Safety Inspection.” This is also the Recertification class.

“OBD Emissions Control Inspection” will be held on Monday, Nov. 14 and Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 6-10 p.m. The cost is $75.00.

Business

“Drone Flight Certification” 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. Upon completion, students will be prepared to sit for the FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Knowledge Test and NCDOT UAS Operator Permit.

“Drone Flight Certification” will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3 and Saturday, Nov. 17 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. The cost is $75.00.

Customized Training for Business and Industry

The Sandhills Community College Continuing Education team can customize courses to meet the specific needs of a business or industry, provide resources to assist in developing new training initiatives or to maintain and support current efforts. Courses can be held at convenient times for you and your staff at any SCC location, your business, or other convenient locations.

For business and Career Training, contact Lori Degre at degrel@sandhills.edu or (910) 695-3939. For Industrial and Technical Classes, contact Ronnie Patton at pattonr@sandhills.edu or (910) 695-3925.

Registration

Seats are still available for these classes. To register in person, stop by the Sandhills Community College Continuing Education office located on the first floor of Van Dusen Hall. You may also register by phone with a credit card at (910) 695-3980. Registration hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Fridays from 8 a.m. until noon.

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