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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.

153 Causey Hall
Course Number: 3531
August 17 - September 17
M-Th      
8:30-11:30am
Instructor: Mike Bowyer
Cost:$185 (waived for qualified students)

Moore County Public Library
Call (910) 947-5335 for more information and to register.
Course Number: 3595
August - December
Mondays: 4-6pm
Saturdays: 1:30-3:30pm
Instructor: Crystal Taylor
$130 (waived for qualified students)

Robbins Area Library
Course Number: 3596
August - December
Tuesday: 5:30-7:30pm
Saturday: 10am-Noon
Instructor: Crystal Taylor
161 Magnolia Drive, Robbins
Call (910) 948-4000 for more information and to register.
$130 (waived for qualified students)

Vass Area Library
Course Number: 3597
August - December  
Time: TBA
Instructor: Crystal Taylor
128 Seaboard Street, Vass
Call (910) 245-2200 for more information and to register.
$130 (waived for qualified students)

Computer Basics for Employment: Keyboarding Skills
Explore career opportunities, set goals, and visualize improvements needed to reach your potential. Develop a written plan of action.
Instructor: Mike Bowyer

153 Causey Hall
Course Number: 3532
Sept 21-Oct 1
M-Th 
8:30-11:30am
$75 (waived for qualified students)

 

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.

153 Causey Hall
Course Number: 3532
Instructor: Mike Bowyer
Sept 21-Oct 1
M-Th 
8:30-11:30am
$75 (waived for qualified students)

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.

153 Causey Hall
Course Number: 3532
Instructor: Mike Bowyer
Oct 5 - 8
M-Th 
8:30-11:30am
$75 (waived for qualified students)

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.

153 Causey Hall
Course Number: 3534
Oct 12-15
M-Th
8:30-11:30am
Instructor: Mike Bowyer
$75 (waived for qualified students)

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.

Sandhills Hoke Center
Instructor: Robbie Schultz
M-F
8:30am-12:30pm
102 Johnson Hall
1110 East Central Avenue, Raeford
$75 (waived for qualified students)
A New Class Begins Every Monday Morning

Work Keys & Career Readiness Lab – Earn Your Career Readiness Certificate!  
Prepare for and take the Work Keys Assessments, learn job search techniques, and how to properly complete an online application. Receive assistance to write a résumé, prepare for an interview, and update your computer skills. 

NCWorks Career Center-Hoke County
Course Number: 3530
Instructor: Donald Rankin, Jr.
Aug 18-Dec 17 
TTh 
8:30am- 12:30pm
Conference Room
304 Birch Street, Raeford
$185 (waived for qualified students)

Career Readiness 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.

The Day Reporting Center
Course Number: 3525
Instructor: Charmain Reid
Aug 18-Dec 17   
M-Th      
8:30-11:30am
107 North McNeill Street, Carthage
$185 (waived for qualified students)

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
Instructor: Jason Davies
Two sessions per month
W
9-10:30am
245 Shepherd Trail, Aberdeen
Conference Room
$75 (waived for qualified students)

NEW! Introduction to Human Services
Introduces you to a career in Human Services and provides knowledge required to be successful in an entry-level position.

Course Number: 3497
Sept 1         
TTh           
6-9pm
Instructor: TBA   

 

JOB KEEPING SKILLS

Problem Solving & Conflict Management 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.

153 Causey Hall
Course Number: 3535
Instructor: Mike Bowyer
Oct 19-22        
M-Th            
8:30-11:30am
$75 (waived for qualified students)

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.

153 Causey Hall
Course Number: 3536
Instructor: Mike Bowyer
Oct 26-29  
M-Th  
8:30-11:30am
$75 (waived for qualified students)

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.

153 Causey Hall
Course Number: 3538
Instructor: Mike Bowyer
Nov 16-19       
M-Th            
8:30-11:30am
$75 (waived for qualified students)

 

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.

153 Causey Hall
Course Number: 3537
Instructor: Mike Bowyer
Nov 2-12 
M-Th    
8:30-11:30am
$75 (waived for qualified students)

 

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.

106 Palmer Trades Center
Course Number: 3510
Instructor: Jane Drzewicki 
Aug 17-Sept 9     
MW      
1-5pm
$75 (waived for qualified students)

Sandhills Hoke Center
Course Number: 3513
Instructor: Jane Drzewicki 
Aug18-Sept 3      
TTh       
1-4pm
118 Johnson Hall
1110 East Central Avenue, Raeford
$75 (waived for qualified students)

Key Train Computer Lab
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).

107 Palmer Trades Center
Course Number: 3511
Instructor: Jane Drzewicki 
Sept 14-Oct 19     
MW    
1-5pm
$75 (waived for qualified students)

Sandhills Hoke Center
Course Number: 3514 
Instructor: Jane Drzewicki 
Sept 8-Oct 6               
TTh               
1-4pm
118 Johnson Hall
1110 East Central Avenue, Raeford
$75 (waived for qualified students) 

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.

106 Palmer Trades Center
Course Number: 3514 
Instructor: Jane Drzewicki 
Oct 21-Dec 16     
MW     
1-5pm
$185 (waived for qualified students)

Sandhills Hoke Center
Course Number: 3514 
Instructor: Jane Drzewicki 
Oct 8-Dec 17               
TTh              
1-4pm
118 Johnson Hall
1110 East Central Avenue, Raeford
$185 (waived for qualified students)

 

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