Career Development - Classes

MAIN CAMPUS
3395 Airport Road in Pinehurst

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.
CEU: 5.7
Course Number: 2531
Instructor: Mike Bowyer
Monday - Thursday
May 19-June 26
8:30 - 11:30 am
153 Causey Hall
$185

Career Exploration & Planning
Explore career opportunities, set goals and visualize improvements needed to reach your potential. Develop a written plan of action.
CEU: 2.4
Course Number: 2532
Instructor: Mike Bowyer
Monday - Thursday
June 30-July 10
8:30 - 11:30 am
153 Causey Hall
$75

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.
CEU: 1.2
Course Number: 2533
Instructor: Mike Bowyer
Monday - Thursday
July 14-17
8:30 - 11:30 am
153 Causey Hall
$75

How to Ace your Job Interview
Learn to sell yourself and stand out from the crowd. You will receive tips for the interview: what to say and how to say it and the 10 questions that will make or break your interview. You will have the opportunity to participate in a mock interview.
CEU: 1.2
Course Number: 2534
Instructor: Mike Bowyer
Monday - Thursday
July 21-24
8:30 - 11:30 am
153 Causey Hall
$75

Problem Solving in the Workplace
Learn to recognize, define and analyze problems and develop workable solutions to correct them. Learn to become an independent, self-sufficient member of society.
CEU: 1.2
Course Number: 2535
Instructor: Mike Bowyer
Monday - Thursday
July 28-31
8:30 - 11:30 am
153 Causey Hall
$75

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.
CEU: 2.4
Course Number: 2536
Instructor: Mike Bowyer
Monday - Thursday
August 4-14
8:30 - 11:30 am
153 Causey Hall
$75

 

THE COVENTRY
105 Gossman Road in Southern Pines

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.
CEU: 1.5
Course Number: 2510
Instructor: Jane Drzewicki        
Monday/Wednesday
May 19-June 2
1 - 5 pm
The Activity Room
$75

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.
CEU: 6.0
Course Number: 2511
Instructor: Jane Drzewicki        
Monday/Wednesday
June 4-July 30
1 - 5 pm
The Activity Room
$185

Key Train Computer Lab
Learn computer basics and use the Key Train software to prepare for the Work Keys Assessment (required for Phase 3 of this program - Nurse Aide Level I).
CEU: 1.8
Course Number: 2512
Instructor: Jane Drzewicki        
Monday/Wednesday
August 4-13
1 - 5 pm
The Activity Room
$75

 

SANDHILLS HOKE CENTER
1110 East Central Avenue in Raeford

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.
CEU: 2.0
Instructor: Robbie Schultz
Monday - Friday (A new class begins every Monday morning)
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
102 Johnson Hall
$75

 

DAY REPORTING CENTER
107 North McNeill Street in Carthage

Employment and Computer Skills Lab
Assess personality traits, interests, attitudes and values and use results to determine employment options. Make a career plan and set personal career goals. Receive one-on-one assistance to compile documents for your employment portfolio. This class is designed as a lab so you can fit attendance to your schedule.
Course Number: 2525
Instructor: Charmain Reid
Monday - Thursday
May 19-August 14
8:30 - 11:30 am
The Day Reporting Center
$185

 

DIVISION OF WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS (DWS)
245 Shepherd Trail in Aberdeen

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 a asset in your job search. Call Lisa at (910) 944-7697 for more information and to register.
CEU: .15
Instructor: Jason Davies
Wednesday
Two sessions per month
9 - 10:30 am
Conference Room
$75

 

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