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

EKG Technician (Electrocardiagram)

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.

$185 + text
CEU: 9.6
Instructor: Jade Mashburn
ONLINE

2307    May 18 – Aug 10      MW     5:30-9:30 pm

Nurse Aide, Level 1

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.

$205.50 + course pack
CEU: 20.4
Instructor: Margaret Dousharm
ONLINE

2312    Jan 13-May 11 MW     8:30am-2pm               Lab                  2-4pm             Clinical            7:30am-1:30pm

Medical Administrative Assistant

Medical Administrative Assistants are valuable members of the healthcare team handling a broad range of duties, including patient registration, telephone, scheduling, medical records, accounts receivable, data entry, and medical claims.

  • You will learn skills necessary to work in a medical office.
  • Class prepares individuals for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) national certification exam offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

$255 + text
CEU: 9.6
Instructor: Terri Rush
ONLINE

2320    May 18 -July 29      M     6pm       (Zoom scheduled meetings, other work will be completed online)

Pharmacy Technician

Prepare for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam and for 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 4

$185 + texts
CEU: 11.2
Instructor: Kristin Bickel
ONLINE

2323    May 12 – Aug 13       TTh      5:30-9:30pm

AUTOMOTIVE

Auto Safety Inspection

Successful completion certifies students to inspect motor vehicles under the NC Motor Vehicles Safety Inspection Law.

  • Make yourself a valuable member of an auto team.
  • The prerequisite for this class is a valid driver’s license.

Instructor: Wes Little
102 Sirotek Hall
$75
CEU: 0.8

2328    Jun 1 & 2        MT       6-10pm

2329    Jul 6 & 7         MT       6-10pm

2330    Aug 3 & 4       MT       6-10pm

OBD Emissions Control Inspection

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 the Recertification class.

Instructor: Wes Little
102 Sirotek Hall
$75
CEU: 0.8

2333    Jul 27 & 28     MT       6-10pm

Escort Vehicle Operator Certification

This course meets the training requirements set by the NC Department of Transportation to certify oversize-overweight load escort vehicle drivers.

  • Course components consist of defensive driving, escort driver requirements, skills training and exam.
  • Students must have a valid driver’s license without restrictions other than corrective lens, must not have DWI or reckless driving within the 12 previous months, and must be 21-years of age (can be 18 with a class A commercial driver’s license).
  • All initial applicants must complete a 2- or 4-hour defensive driving course that has been approved by the National Safety Council. ( This can be done after this class) Classes can be found at https://www.nsc.org/safety-training/defensive-driving/courses/online/2-and4-hour-course.

Instructor: Wes Little
102 Van Dusen Hall
$75.00
CEU: 0.8

1338    Jun 9      M         8am-5pm

Vehicle Dealers’ Continuing Education

Required of all non-franchise vehicle dealers in NC, this course will include updates of general statutes and DMV policies and procedures.

CEU: 0.6
$75.00
201 Van Dusen Hall
Instructor: Wes Little

1338    Jun 9    T       9am-4pm

F.A.A. Remote Drone Pilot Certification

Prepare for the F.A.A. 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.

CEU: 2.9
$130 plus text
Instructor: Wes Little

2341    Jun 16 – July 16   TTh       6:30-8:30pm
Jun 27 & Jul 11.   S.                        10am – 2:30pm (Flying)

REAL ESTATE

Real Estate: Agency vs. Procuring Cause

This course will meet the four-hour continuing education elective set forth by the NC Real Estate Commission.

Instructor: Allan Nanney, CDPE, GRI, SCP, SFR
ONLINE
$50.00
CEU: .04

1350    June 4   Th     1:30-5:30 pm

HOSPITALITY AND FOOD SERVICE

ServSafe® Food Safety and Sanitation

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

  • Become a valued member of a food service team.
  • Recommended for all food service facilities, including supervisory personnel, culinary professionals, and food service staff.

Instructor: Karen Cusano
201 Van Dusen Hall
$75 + text
CEU: 1.4

2356    July 14, 15, 20 & 21      MW      5:30-9pm

INDUSTRY TRAINING

Forklift Operator

Earn the National Safety Council’s (NSC) lift truck operator certification by successfully completing this class.

  • Become a valued member of any team.
  • Topics include the basic design of lift trucks, stabilization of trucks, maintenance, repair costs, and safety aspects in operation.

$75 + text
CEU: 1.1

Pinehurst Campus
102 Van Dusen Hall on Friday
McKean Hall on Saturday

2361    Jun 19    F          8:30am-4pm
Sa        Jun 20.               8am-Noon

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.