Career Development - Classes

TECHNOLOGY

Computer Basics for Employment
Learn the computer skills you need to search for and apply for a job including networking, email etiquette, resumes, online applications, etc. These classes are small, with hands-on computer learning based on your individual needs and are for beginners or savvy computer users.

Pinehurst Campus
153 Causey Hall
Instructor: Mike Bowyer
$185 (waived for qualified students)
Course ID: 1531
Jan 9-Feb 9
M-Th
8:30-11:30am

Robbins Area Library
161 Magnolia Drive, Robbins
Call (910) 948-4000 for more information and to register.
Instructor: Crystal Taylor
$75 (waived for qualified students)
Course ID: 1495
Jan-May
T, 5:30-7:30pm
S, 10am-Noon

Moore County Public Library
101 Saunders Street, Carthage
Call (910) 947-5335 for more information and to register.
Instructor: Crystal Taylor
$75 (waived for qualified students)
Course ID: 1496
Jan-May
M, 4-6pm
S, 1:30-3:30pm

Vass Area Library
128 Seaboard Street, Vass
Call (910) 245-2200 for more information and to register.
Instructor: Mike Bowyer
$75 (waived for qualified students)
Course ID: 1500
Jan-May
Th, 3:30-5:30 pm
S, 11:30am-1:30pm

Computer Basics for Employment: Keyboarding Skills
This entry-level class provides students the opportunity to become proficient and accurate on the computer keyboard. It is designed for true beginners or those wanting to improve their speed and technique.

Pinehurst Campus
153 Causey Hall
Instructor: Mike Bowyer
$130 (waived for qualified students)
Course ID: 1539
Apr 18-May 11
M-Th
8:30-11:30am

 

CAREER PLANNING & JOB SEEKING SKILLS

 Career Exploration & Planning
Explore career opportunities, set goals, and visualize improvements needed to reach your potential. Develop a written plan of action.

Pinehurst Campus
153 Causey Hall
Instructor: Mike Bowyer
$75 (waived for qualified students)
Course ID: 1532
Feb 13-23
M-Th
8:30-11:30am

How to Interview with Confidence
Learn to sell yourself and stand out from the crowd. You will receive tips for the interview: what to say, how to say it, and the ten questions that will make or break your interview. You will have the opportunity to participate in a mock interview.

Pinehurst Campus
153 Causey Hall
Instructor: Mike Bowyer
$75 (waived for qualified students)
Course ID: 1533
Feb 27-Mar 2
M-Th
8:30-11:30am

How to Write a Dynamic Résumé
Learn marketing and branding techniques to make your résumé stand above the competition. Learn to use key words to get your résumé noticed on the internet.
Pinehurst Campus
153 Causey Hall
Instructor: Mike Bowyer
$75 (waived for qualified students)
Course ID: 1534
Mar 6-9
M-Th
8:30-11:30am

Pre-Employment Training
Learn to properly complete an application, write a résumé, and prepare for an interview. Learn job search techniques and how to be safe and successful on a job. This class is a requirement to be considered for employment with Smithfield Packing Company. Call the Hoke Center at (910) 875-8589 for more information.
Instructor: Mark Adkins
$75 (waived for qualified students)

Sandhills Hoke Center
102 Johnson Hall
1110 East Central Avenue, Raeford
A new class begins on Monday morning the first and third week of each month.
M-F 8:30am-12:30pm

NCWorks Career Center-Moore County
245 Shepherd Trail, Aberdeen
Conference Room
A new class begins on Monday morning the second week of each month.
M-F 8:30am-12:30pm

Re-Employment Services Workshops
Discover a career that matches your skills or develop a training plan to learn new skills, explore career opportunities, and develop a written plan of action. Create or update your résumé, customizing it for different jobs. Learn to sell yourself and stand out from other applicants in an interview. Learn to deal with the stress of long-term unemployment and how to use your age as an asset in your job search. Call Lisa at (910) 944-7697 for more information and to register.

NCWorks Career Center-Moore County
245 Shepherd Trail, Aberdeen
Conference Room
Instructor: Phil Laton
$75 (waived for qualified students)
Two sessions per month W 9-10:30am

Introduction to Human Services: Income Maintenance Worker
Introduces you to a career in Human Services as an Income Maintenance Worker at the Department of Social Services and provides knowledge required to be successful in an entry-level position. WorkKeys assessments are administered in this class and are a prerequisite for Phase II of this program - Human Services Certificate (see Career Training section).
Pinehurst Campus
124 Logan Hall
Instructors: Alfreda Alston and Jane Drzewicki
$130 (waived for qualified students) $45 assessment fee

Course ID: 1540
Jan 17-Mar 7
TTh
6-9pm

Course ID: 1541
Mar 9-May 4
TTh
6-9pm

 

JOB KEEPING SKILLS

Analyzing and Solving Problems in the Workplace
Learn to recognize, define, and analyze problems and develop workable solutions to correct them. Learn strategies for resolving conflicts in the workplace. Learn how to be a valuable team member and an effective team leader. Learn how to interact with supervisors to ensure you are meeting their expectations.
Pinehurst Campus
153 Causey Hall
Instructor: Mike Bowyer
$75 (waived for qualified students)

Course ID: 1535
Mar 13-16
M-Th
8:30-11:30am

Communication Skills
Learn what communication is and engage in exchanges using the communication cycle. Discover why listening is an integral part of communicating and practice public speaking with your new skills.
Pinehurst Campus
153 Causey Hall
Instructor: Mike Bowyer
$75 (waived for qualified students)

Course ID: 1536
Mar 20-23
M-Th
8:30-11:30am

Workplace Survival Skills
Learn the elements that are essential for keeping a job. Learn the importance of attitude, integrity, and ethics for success in the workplace.
Pinehurst Campus
153 Causey Hall
Instructor: Mike Bowyer
$75 (waived for qualified students)

1538
Apr 10-13
M-Th
8:30-11:30am


LIFE SKILLS

Financial Literacy
Learn basic economic principles and use them to develop the knowledge, reasoning skills, and confidence to improve your opportunities and take responsibility for your future.
Pinehurst Campus
153 Causey Hall
Instructor: Denise Goins
$75 (waived for qualified students)

Course ID: 1537
Mar 27-Apr 6
M-Th
12:30-3:30pm


PERSONAL AND HOME CARE AIDE TRAINING

Introduction to Direct Care Work-Phase 1
Introduces you to direct care work (DCW) settings, what it takes to be a Direct Care Worker, how to get and keep a job, and other interpersonal skills training. Helps you decide if DCW is for you. Completers will receive CPR certification.
Instructor: Denise Goins
$75 (waived for qualified students)
$7 CPR Certification

Pinehurst Campus
106 Palmer Trades Center
Course ID: 1510
Jan 9-25
MW
12:30-3:30pm

Sandhills Hoke Center
118 Johnson Hall
1110 East Central Avenue, Raeford
Course ID: 1513
Jan 10-24
TTh
12:30-3:30pm

Key Train Computer Skills
Learn computer basics and use the Key Train software to prepare for the Work Keys® Reading for Information Assessment (required for Phase 3 of this program - Nurse Aide Level I).
Instructor: Denise Goins
$130 (waived for qualified students)
$15 assessment fee

Pinehurst Campus
107 Palmer Trades Center
Course ID: 1511
Jan 30-Feb 27
MW
12:30-3:30pm

Sandhills Hoke Center
118 Johnson Hall
1110 East Central Avenue, Raeford
Course ID: 1514
Jan 26-Mar 2
TTh
12:30-3:30pm

Direct Care Basics-Phase 2
Build upon skills introduced in Phase I and progress to Include skills used in home management and personal care tasks using limited assistance. Completers will receive a Sandhills Community College certificate as a Personal and Home Care Companion.
Instructor: Denise Goins
$185 (waived for qualified students)

Pinehurst Campus
106 Palmer Trades Center
Course ID: 1512
Mar 1-May 10
MW
12:30-3:30pm

Sandhills Hoke Center
118 Johnson Hall
1110 East Central Avenue, Raeford
Course ID: 1515
Mar 7-May 11
TTh
12:30-3:30pm

 

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