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Career Training Classes to Begin Soon at SCC

Automotive inspector working on iPad.Keep your nurse aid credentials and general contractor license up to date, earn an automotive inspection certification, or become a Notary Public through Sandhills Community College’s Continuing Education Career Training division. These classes are just a few offered and 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

“Nurse Aid, Level 1 Refresher” is for those whose listing has expired on the NC Nurse Aide I Registry or for individuals with a state-recognized or military healthcare credential. There will be ten hours of required online work. 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.

Held on Monday, Nov. 15-Friday, Nov. 19 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., the hybrid class “Nurse Aid Level 1 Refresher” will cost $130.


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, Nov. 8 and Tuesday, Nov. 9, from 6-10 p.m., “Auto Safety Inspection” will cost $75. A second class will be offered on Monday, Dec. 6 and Tuesday, Dec. 7 from 6-10 p.m.

“OBD Emissions Control Inspection” 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.

Held on Monday, Nov. 29 and Tuesday, Nov. 30 from 6-10 p.m., “OBD Emissions Control Inspection” will cost $75.


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, Nov. 8 and Wednesday, Nov. 10 from 5:30-9:30 p.m., “Notary Public” will cost $75 plus the cost of text. Another class will be offered on Dec. 13 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.


“General Contractor Update and CE” provides General Contractors the necessary eight hours of Continuing Education needed to renew licenses. Electives subjects are Resource Control, Quality Assurance, and Estimating and Cost Control.

Held on Saturday, Nov. 13 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., “General Contractor Update and CE” will cost $75 plus $35 GC fees. A second class will be offered on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.


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 Pre-registrations must be made two days before class starts.

Spring Semester

Curriculum classes will begin on January 10. In addition to the traditional 16-week semester, there will be two eight-week sessions, one beginning January 10 and the second March 14. Students can take a mix of full-semester classes alongside eight-week sessions. Continuing Education classes begin throughout the semester.

New students to Sandhills who wish to take curriculum (college credit) classes will be awarded one free class for the spring semester. This is a $311 value.

A free health care plan will also be provided to all curriculum students. This is a $120 value. Students are to submit their application form through E-Forms (Student-Care-on-the-Go form). This special offer is not available to CCP students.

For all information about spring semester, go to

A spring semester SCC flightPath publication will be mailed to all Moore and Hoke County homes in early December and posted to the college’s website. It will contain information about all curriculum programs and the Continuing Education classes set to begin January through May.

CCP Classes for High School Students

Local high school students can take classes at SCC when a junior and senior. Those successfully completing 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:

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