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Career Training Classes Begin at the Hoke Center Soon

Smiling worker sitting on forklift.Begin training for your new career with these classes from Sandhills Community College Continuing Education Career Training department. This October, Forklift Operator and Notary Public start.

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

Students can earn the National Safety Council’s (NSC) lift truck operator certification by successfully completing “Forklift Operator.” Topics include the basic design of lift trucks, stabilization of trucks, maintenance, repair costs, and safety aspects in operation.

Held on Friday, Oct. 23 from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 24 from 8 a.m.-Noon., “Forklift Operator” will cost $75 plus text.

A “Notary Public” is officially authorized to witness signatures on legal documents, collect sworn statements, and administer oaths. Students should prepare to have proof of a high school diploma or GED and no felony convictions.

Held on Monday, Oct. 12, and Wednesday, Oct. 14, “Notary Public” will cost $75 plus the cost of text.

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.

Registration

Seats are still available for these classes. 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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