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Career Training Classes Begin at SCC in October

Two people crouching down by a 'for sale' sign and hanging up a sold sign.Train for your new career in these classes from Sandhills Community College Continuing Education. This October, you can take classes in real estate, construction, automotive, business, and bartending.

These classes require face-to-face interaction. CDC recommendations and precautions for a safe environment will be stringently followed. The number of students in a classroom has been reduced to allow for distancing and students are required to wear a face/mouth covering when on campus.

Real Estate

In “301 Broker Relationships and Responsibilities,” agency relationships, sales and commercial property management transactions and a real estate broker’s legal duties to clients and customers will be discussed. A step-by-step review and discussion of the functions and responsibilities of a real estate broker when working with sellers and buyers will be covered. A review of issues associated with transactions in progress when a broker leaves a firm, and a review of license status and education issues will be covered.

Held on Thursdays and Fridays, Oct. 22, 23, 29 and 30 from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., “301 Relationships and Responsibilities” will cost $130 plus the cost of text.

Construction

“General Contractors Update and Continuing Education” provides General Contractors the necessary eight hours of Continuing Education needed to renew licenses. Offered on the following Saturdays, Oct. 3, 10, 17, and 24, and Thursdays, Oct. 8, and 22 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., this class will cost $75.

Automotive

Successful completion of “Auto Safety Inspection” 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. Held on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 12 and 13 from 6-10 p.m., this class will cost $75

“Vehicle Dealers’ Continuing Education” is required of all non-franchise vehicle deals in North Carolina. This class includes updates of North Carolina general statues and DMV policies and procedures.

Held on Tuesday, Oct. 13 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., “Vehicle Dealers’ Continuing Education” will cost $75.

Hospitality and Food Service

Students will learn the basics of bartending as a profession or for leisure in “Bartending.” Topics include popular mixed drinks, wine, utensils, glassware, fruit cutting, bar procedures, and ABC laws.

Held on Saturdays, Oct. 3, 10, 17, and 24 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., “Bartending” will cost $75.

Customized Training for Business and Industry

The Sandhills Community College Continuing Education team can customize courses to meet the specific needs of a business or industry, provide resources to assist in developing new training initiatives or to maintain and support current efforts. Courses can be held at convenient times for you and your staff at any SCC location, your business, or other convenient locations.

For business and Career Training, contact Lori Degre at degrel@sandhills.edu or (910) 695-3939. For Industrial and Technical Classes, contact Ronnie Patton at pattonr@sandhills.edu or (910) 695-3925.

Registration

To register, call Continuing Education at (910) 695-3980. All major credit cards are accepted. Pre-register at sandhills.edu/cereg. Registration hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

There may be funds available to help students pay for Continuing Education courses. Contact Jason Levister at (910) 695-3778 or levisterj@sandhills.edu, or Amanda Rovetta at (910) 695-3766 or rovettaa@sandhills.edu to learn more about SCC Continuing Education scholarships.

Campus Health Precautions

For the continued safety and well-being of students, faculty, and staff, the college has converted as many classes as possible to online or hybrid (online plus limited face-to-face interaction). Additional hand sanitizing stations have been installed on campus and a deep cleaning is being carried out each evening using EPA-approved disinfectants and foggers. A campus-wide sanitizing wipe down of door pulls and light switches is done twice each weekday and the use of water fountains has been discontinued. Service desk shields have been installed in high traffic areas.

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