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Career Training Classes to Begin at the Hoke Center in October

Medical staff member speaking with patient.Begin training for a career in healthcare or become a Notary Public this October through Sandhills Community College’s Continuing Education Career Training division. These classes are ideal for someone who is unemployed, or wish to change jobs and needs to learn a new skill or train in fast order.

These classes require face-to-face interaction. CDC recommendations and precautions for a safe environment will be stringently followed. Social distancing is required on campus, and masks are required indoors.

Healthcare Occupations

In “Nurse Aide Level 1,” students will 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.

Held Mondays-Thursdays, Oct. 18-Dec. 15, lab will be held from 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., and clinical from 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., the hybrid class “Nurse Aide Level 1” will cost $205.50.

“Medication Administration Aide” meets the training requirements for the NC Board of Nursing. This class prepares Nurse Aides to administer medications to skilled nursing facility residents.

Course topics include the scope of duties, legal and ethical responsibilities, administration of medications by various routes, infection control and documentation including commonly used abbreviations.  Contact Jenell Powell at 695-3965 for enrollment approval.

Held on Oct, 8, 14, and 15 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., “Medication Administration Aide” will cost $75 plus the cost of text.

Business

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

Held on Monday, Oct. 25 and Wednesday, Oct. 27, from 5:30-9:30 p.m., “Notary Public” will cost $75 plus the cost of text.

Registration

Seats are still available for these classes. To register, call Continuing Education at (910) 695-3980 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. All major credit cards are accepted. Pre-register at sandhills.edu/cereg. Pre-registrations must be made two days before class starts.

Fall Semester Eight-Week Session

An eight-week session of fall semester curriculum classes begins on October 14. The tuition is free for all students whether they are new, returning, or current. Offered online and in hybrid class formats, classes take only eight weeks to complete and award full credits. For all information, go to www.sandhills.edu/eight.

Curriculum spring semester classes will begin on January 10.

CCP Classes for High School Students

High school students who successfully complete four CCP classes qualify for the Sandhills Promise. This program offers two full years of classes immediately following high school graduation at no cost. For all information, go to: www.sandhills.edu/admissions/sandhills-promise.

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