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Career Training Classes to Begin at the Hoke Center This Fall

Close up of a person forklift driver working in a warehouse.

Medication Administration Aide, Notary Public, and Forklift Operator classes are being offered through the Continuing Education Career Training department at Sandhills Community College this fall. This is the perfect local resource for adult learners who want to improve workplace skills, achieve job certification or recertification, improve employment marketability, or explore new opportunities.

Industry

Students who successfully complete “Forklift Operator” will receive their forklift operator’s license. Topics include basic design of lift trucks, stabilization of trucks, maintenance, repair costs and safety aspects in operation. This class will be held on Friday, Oct. 25, from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 26 from 8 a.m.-noon. The cost is $75 plus the cost of text.

Healthcare Occupations

“Medication Administration Aide” 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.

“Medication Administration Aide” will be held Wednesday-Friday, Nov. 6-8 from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The cost is $75 plus the cost of text.

Business

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. This class will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5 and Thursday, Nov. 7 from 5:30-9 p.m. The cost is $75 plus the cost of text.

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.

There may be funds available to help students pay for Continuing Education courses. Contact Jason Levister at (910) 695-3778 or levisterj@sandhills.edu, or Tess Regan at (910) 695-3766 or regant@sandhills.edu to learn more about SCC Continuing Education scholarships.

Registration

Seats are still available for these classes. To register, stop by the Sandhills Hoke Center at 1110 E. Central Drive in Raeford. Registration by phone at (910) 875-8589 or preregistration online at www.sandhills.edu/cereg are also available accepting all major credit cards. Registration hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Fridays 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

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