Career Training Class Schedule

The Continuing Education Career Training program 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. Career Training courses meet the criteria for Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

For additional information, contact Lori Degre at 910-695-3939 or degrel@sandhills.edu.

HEALTH CARE OCCUPATIONS

Medical Assisting Part 1

Instructor: Lori Forrester
Pinehurst Campus, 104 Van Dusen Hall
$185.00 + texts
CEU: 39.6

Part 1 of a 3-part class to learn the front and back office skills required to become a Medical Assistant.
Topics include A & P, medical terminology, safety and infection control, procedures/examinations, medical law and ethics, administrative procedures, billing, coding and insurance.
This class gives students the skills needed to work as a Medical Assistant.
Email: perrys@sandhills.edu for a complete list of program requirements.

Prerequisites: WorkKeys Workplace Documents level 4 and Math level 3

Course Code: 1305 (Traditional)
Mondays-Thursdays, Oct. 4-Feb. 15
8:30 am-3 pm

EKG Technician

$185 + text
CEU: 9.6
Learn the required skills to become a certified EKG Technician and work in a variety of healthcare settings.
Topics include cardiac anatomy and physiology, cardiac cycle, EKG strip analysis, 12 lead EKG, and EKG procedures.

This class prepares students for the EKG certification with ASPT.

Course Code: 2306 (Traditional)
Pinehurst Campus, 104 Van Dusen Hall Instructor: Jade Mashburn
Mondays and Wednesdays, May 17-Aug. 11
5:30-9:30 pm

Course Code: 2307 (Hybrid) Instructor: Kerstyna Scott
Hoke Campus,109 Johnson Hall
Tuesdays (classroom) and Thursdays (online), May 18-Aug. 5
5:30-9:30 pm

Course Code: 2308 (Online)           Instructor: Ann Rowe
Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 18-Aug. 5
5:30-9:30 pm

Central Sterile Processing

Instructor: Jeannine Kenzel
Pinehurst Campus, 204 Van Dusen Hall
$185 + texts
CEU: 9.6

Learn the primary responsibilities of a central sterile technician and the practical applications of concepts and procedures.
Students will explore preparation, storage, distribution of instruments, supplies, and equipment, quality assurance and inventory management.
Upon completion, students will be able to apply the principles of sterilization and disinfection in the workplace, as well as the principles of distribution of instruments and supplies.

This class prepares students for the Sterile Processing Technician certification.

Course Code: 2309 (Hybrid)
Mondays and Wednesdays, May 17-Aug. 11
5:30-9:30 pm

Nurse Aide Level 1

Instructor: Margaret Dousharm
Hoke Campus, 129 Upchurch Hall
$205.50 + course pack
CEU: 20.4

Prepare to work as a Nurse Aide under the supervision of licensed healthcare professionals by performing hands-on patient care.
Successful completion prepares students for the State Board examination for NC NA Registry listing.
Email: perrys@sandhills.edu for a complete list of program requirements.
Contact Jenell Powell at 695-3965 for enrollment approval.

Course Code: 2310 (Hybrid)
Monday-Thursday, May 25-July 20
Mandatory classroom meeting May 25    8:30-10:30am
Lab (to be scheduled)                                    8:30 am-2 pm
Clinical (to be scheduled)                           7:30 am-1:30 pm

Nurse Aid, Level 1 Refresher

Instructor: Jenell Powell
Pinehurst Campus, 107 Van Dusen Hall
$130
CEU: 4.0

This 40-hour program is for those whose listing has expired on the NC Nurse Aide I Registry or those with a state-recognized or military healthcare credential.
There will be 10 hours of required online work. It is imperative that you attend all virtual meetings.
Eligible individuals must have completed a state-approved Nurse Aide I program and have a certificate or transcript supporting completion.
Contact Jenell Powell at 695-3965 for enrollment approval.

Course Code: 2314 (Hybrid)
July 7 – 9, 13 and 14
9 am-3 pm

July 7 (mandatory class)
9 am (please bring lunch and hydration)

Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)

$255 + text
CEU: 9.6
Medical Administrative Assistants are valuable members of the healthcare team.
Students will learn patient registration, telephone, scheduling, medical records, accounts receivable, data entry, and medical claims.
This class prepares individuals for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) national certification exam offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

Course Code: 2316 (Hybrid)          Instructor: Terri Rush
Pinehurst Campus, 113 Meyer Hall
Mondays (classroom) and Wednesdays (online), May 17-Aug. 11
5:30-9:30 pm

Course Code: 2317 (Hybrid)         Instructor: Rachel Hall
Hoke Campus, 109 Johnson Hall
Tuesdays(online) and Thursdays (classroom), May 18-Aug. 5
5:30-9:30 pm

Course Code: 2318 (Online)          Instructor: Terri Rush
Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 18-Aug. 5
5:30-9:30 pm

Pharmacy Technician

$185 + texts
CEU: 10.4
Prepare for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam and entry-level employment.
Topics include technical procedures for preparing and dispensing prescriptions, packaging and labeling, controlled substance procedures, inventory control, pharmacy calculations and over-the-counter drugs.
Upon completion, students will be able to perform basic supervised dispensing techniques in a community pharmacy setting.

Prerequisite: WorkKeys Math Level 3

Course Code: 2319  (Traditional) Instructor: Mia Bickel
Pinehurst Campus, 204 Van Dusen Hall
Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 18-Aug. 12
6-10 pm

Course Code: 2320 (Online)    Instructor: Ashley Rivera
Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 18-Aug. 12
5:30-9:30 pm

Phlebotomy Technician and Clinical Rotation

Pinehurst Instructor: Lavita Crichlow
Hoke Instructor: Rachel Hall, CPT
$205.50 + text
CEU: 22.0

Learn the skills necessary to draw blood specimens in various healthcare settings and blood donation centers.
Topics include venipuncture, specimen handling, record-keeping and the healthcare profession.
A Work Keys Reading for Information test, drug screening, background check, and current immunizations are required for registration.
Email: perrys@sandhills.edu for a complete list of program requirements.

Course Code: 3322 (Hybrid) Instructor: Lavita Crichlow
Pinehurst Campus, 104 Van Dusen Hall Aug. 17-Dec. 14
Tuesdays (online) and Thursdays (classroom) 6-9:30 pm
Clinicals Mondays-Fridays                             8 am-4:30 pm
One Saturday Class                                               9 am-2 pm

Course Code: 3323 (Hybrid) Instructor: Rachel Hall, CPT
Sandhills Hoke Center, 109 Johnson Hall Aug. 18-Dec. 13
Mondays (online) and Wednesdays (classroom) 6-9:30 pm
Clinicals Mondays-Fridays                             8 am-4:30 pm
Two Saturday Classes                     9 am-1 pm

AUTOMOTIVE

Auto Safety Inspection

Instructor: Wes Little
Pinehurst Campus, 103 Sirotek Hall
$75
CEU: 0.8

Successful completion 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.

Course Code: 1345    Monday and Tuesday, May 10, 11
6-10 pm

Course Code: 2347 Tuesday and Wednesday, June 1, 2
6-10 pm

Course Code: 2348     Monday and Tuesday, July 12, 13
6-10 pm

Course Code: 2349      Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 9, 10
6-10 pm

OBD Emissions Control Inspection

Instructor: Wes Little
Pinehurst Campus, 103 Sirotek Hall
$75
CEU: 0.8

This class 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 a Recertification Class.

Course Code: 2351 Monday and Tuesday, May 24 and 25
6-10 pm

Course Code: 2352 Monday and Tuesday, July 26 and 27
6-10 pm

BUSINESS

FAA Remote Drone Pilot Certification

Instructor: Mickey Prosser
Pinehurst Campus, 102/103 Van Dusen Hall
$130 + text
CEU: 2.9

Prepare for the FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot certification exam.

Topics include flight theory, flight operations, flight training, national air space, and weather.

This class uses 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.

Course Code: 2355
Classroom Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 1-July 1
6:30-8:30 pm
Flying          Saturdays, June 12 and 26
10 am-2:30 pm

Notary Public

Instructor: Bret Kane
$75 + text
CEU: 0.8

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.

Course Code: 1357 Pinehurst Campus, 102/103 Van Dusen Hall
Wednesday, May 5
8 am-5 pm

Course Code: 2358 Hoke Campus, 122 Upchurch Hall
Wednesday, June 2
8 am-5 pm

Course Code: 2359 Pinehurst Campus, 102/103 Van Dusen Hall
Wednesday, July 7
8 am-5 pm

Course Code: 2360 Hoke Campus, 122 Upchurch Hall
Wednesday, Aug. 4
8 am-5 pm

CONSTRUCTION

NCCER Construction Project Management

Project Management
Instructor: David Clark
Pinehurst Campus
$185 + text
CEU: 9.6

This course provides students with the skills necessary to work as a construction supervisor or job foremen. Management skills in people and problem solving, planning, estimating, safety supervision, scheduling, controlling costs and resources will be taught.

Course Code: 3363
Tuesdays and Thursdays, Aug. 17-Dec. 9
6-9 pm
No class on Nov. 11 & 25

NCCER Core Essentials and Plumbing Level 1

$370 + texts
CEU: 19.5

NCCER Core is a prerequisite to all other Level 1 craft curriculum.

Modules include basic safety, communication skills and an introduction to construction drawings.

Plumbing Level 1 introduces the plumbing profession, plumbing safety, tools of the plumbing trade, plumbing math, plumbing drawings, plastic copper and steel pipe and fittings, plumbing fixtures, introduction to drain, waste, and vent systems, and water distribution systems.

Course Code: 3364 and 1365
Mondays and Thursdays, Aug. 23-May 5
5:30-8:30 pm
No classes on Sept. 6, Nov. 11, 25, Dec. 20-30, Jan. 17, and April 27

NCCER HVAC Level 1

Instructor: Gary Giglio
Larry Caddell Training Center, Carthage

$185 + text
CEU: 12.0

 

This course will teach an introduction to HVAC

Prerequisite NCCER Core Essentials

Learn trade mathematics, basic electricity, introduction to heating, and cooling, introduction to air distribution systems, basic copper and plastic piping practices, soldering and brazing, and basic carbon steel piping practices.

Course Code: 3366
Mondays and Thursdays, Aug. 16-Dec. 16         6-9:30 pm
One Saturday                                    8 am-12:30 pm
No class on Sept. 6, Nov. 11 and 25

General Contractors Update and CE

Instructors: David Clark
Pinehurst Campus, Little Hall 191
$75.00 + $35 GC fees
CEU: .8

This course provides General Contractors the necessary 8 hours of Continuing Education needed to renew licenses.

Course Code: 2368      Saturday, Aug. 14
8 am-5 pm

HOSPITALITY AND FOOD SERVICE

Bartending

Instructor: Tyrone Thomas
Pinehurst Campus, Clement Dining Room in Dempsey Center
$75
CEU: 2.4

Learn the basics of bartending as a profession or for leisure.

Topics include popular mixed drinks, wine, utensils, glassware, fruit cutting, bar procedures, and ABC laws.

Course Code: 3375  Saturdays, Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30
9 am-3 pm

ServSafe® Food Safety and Sanitation

Instructor: Karen Cusano and Lanice McLean
$75 + text
CEU: 1.4

Recommended for all food service facilities, including supervisory personnel, culinary professionals, and food service staff.

Learn the basics of food handling safety and facility sanitation requirements.

Course Code: 2376  Pinehurst Campus, 202 Van Dusen Hall
Mondays and Tuesdays, June 14-22
5:30-9 pm

Course Code: 2377  Hoke Campus, 107 Upchurch Hall
Mondays and Wednesdays, July 12-21
5:30-9 pm

REAL ESTATE

Real Estate Pre-Licensing

Instructor: Allan Nanney, CDPE, GRI, SCP, SFR
Pinehurst Campus
$185 + text (Principles of Real Estate Practice in NC, ISBN: 978-0915777488 can be found at Amazon)
CEU: 8.1

This class provides an intensive review of topics and prepares the student for the NC Broker licensing examination.

Topics covered include real estate terms, contracts, leases, ownership, licensing law, finance, listing and closing of property, property valuation and building construction.

Prerequisite: Work Keys Reading and Math, Level 5 or higher or verification of a post-secondary degree.

Course Code: 3378
Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 1-Dec. 8
6-9 pm
Make-up test on Dec. 13
No class on Sept. 6 and Nov. 24

TEAM BUILDING

Sandhills High Adventure Ropes Course

This ropes course will guide participants through physical and mental challenges that promote creative, productive, and motivated teams. It will challenge participants to succeed in team building, self-motivation, problem-solving, decision-making, and effective communication. A signed waiver, and medical release form are required. Participants must be at least 16-years old (parents can sign for participants under age 18). Contact Sandy Perry at perrys@sandhills.edu for more information or to schedule a private group adventure.