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Career Training Classes to Begin Soon at the Hoke Center

Nurse aides can train to administer medication, and individuals can become a Notary Public this February 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.

Healthcare Occupations

“Medication Administration Aide” meets the training requirements for the NC Board of Nursing Medication Aide Certification. 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 910-695-3965 or powellj@sandhills.edu for enrollment approval.

Held Tuesday-Thursday, Feb. 22 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. Students should prepare to have proof of a high school diploma or GED and no felony convictions.

Held on Monday, Feb. 7 and Wednesday, Feb. 9 from 5:30-9:30 p.m., “Notary Public” will cost $75 plus 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.

Spring Semester 

Sandhills is offering free tuition for all for the second 8-week session of curriculum classes which begin on March 14. Classes will be offered in-person, online, and in hybrid class formats, take only eight weeks to complete, and award full college credits. See www.sandhills/eight for all information.

Continuing Education classes begin throughout the semester.

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: www.sandhills.edu/admissions/sandhills-promise.

 

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