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Noncredit Classes for Professional and Personal Development

If you’re interested in a class, please register early; however, you can register at any time with payment due before the class starts. If a class has already started, call to have your name added to a waiting list.

How to Register

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In Person

Roanoke Island Campus (RIC), across from Island Pharmacy
205 Highway 64 S. Business
Manteo, NC 27954

By Phone

252-473-2264 ext. 7511 or 252-335-0821 ext. 2250

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Last updated: Feb. 19, 2019

For the most up-to-date information, call 252-473-2264 ext. 7511.

Certification Classes

North Carolina Vehicle Safety Inspection (8 hours)

49528

This course prepares auto technicians and service personnel as safety and emissions inspectors for motor vehicles. Also prepares student to pass the qualification exam for certification to be used at a licensed inspection station. Must possess a valid in North Carolina driver’s license and have two years experience. Part of second night is held in a local garage. Please pre register.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
March 19, 21 Tuesday, Thursday 6 – 10 p.m. $70 T. Maher RIC: PAB 201B

Notary (6 hours)

This course is designed to prepare students to be commissioned/appointed as a Notary Public. A valid driver’s license or photo identification is required and one must be a high school/GED graduate. You must have the book Notary Public Guidebook for North Carolina, 11th edition to be a Notary. It may be purchased from Elizabeth City Campus Bookstore at 252-331-5964 or Downtown Books in Manteo at 252-473-1056. You’ll be responsible for mailing in notary certificate fee to the state after successful completion of the class/test. If you have an unexpired commission and need to renew, please go online to the North Carolina Secretary of State website. Class includes a lunch break on your own.

Date Course Days Time Fee Instructor Location
Feb. 23 50051 Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. $70 W. McCown RIC: PAB 202
April 6 50052 Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. $70 W. McCown RIC: PAB 202
June 8 n/a Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. $70 W. McCown RIC: PAB 202

Building Inspection II (40 hours)

50022

This certification-related course is designed for the education and training of the Building Level II code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting all types of construction up to 60,000 square feet and is built upon information presented in the Building Level I Standard Inspection Course. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Building Code, the Residential Code, and the Accessibility Code of North Carolina State Building Code and will be able to apply the Codes in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of this course and the Law and Administration Course in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Building Level II state examination for Inspector certification. Half hour for lunch on your own. Must be registered no later than two business days before class.

Order Books at the International Code Council (ICC)™

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
Feb. 16 – 24 Saturday, Sunday 8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. $125 R. Godsey Dare Center 168

NC Building Code Standard Inspection Electrical Level II (32 hours)

50563

This course will review the NC Electrical Code and Energy Code and prepare the candidate for the qualifying examination for a standard certificate. It’s geared towards individuals who have the responsibility of inspecting one-story buildings up to 60,000 square feet of up to four stories at 20,000 square feet per floor.

Order Books at the ICC

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
March 16 – 25 Saturday, Sunday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. $125 R. Godsey Dare Center 168

Pool and Spa Certification (BLAFT) (9 hours)

Pool and spa operator certification. Instruction and techniques are taught (with off-campus visit to a local pool). Students should bring a pencil, highlighter and a calculator to class. Fee includes manual and written test required by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Health and a certificate. One hour for lunch on your own. Must be register two business days before class.

Date Course Number Days Time Fee Instructor Location
Feb. 11 49495 Monday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. $195 T. Suchy RIC: PAB 201B
March 11 50077 Monday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. $195 T. Suchy RIC: PAB 201B
April 8 n/a Monday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. $195 T. Suchy RIC: PAB 201B

Safe Driver-DDC4 (4 hours)

49719

This four-hour class is designed to increase awareness of the need for and the benefits of defensive driving. May help you get a discount on your auto insurance or lower your points. Class may meet court requirements if you get a ticket. Price includes workbook and certificate. You must be pre registered at least two business days before to attend class. The eight-hour class is available at the Elizabeth City Campus.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
Jan. 31 Thursday 4:45 – 8:45 p.m. $75 S. May RIC: BSE 102
March 19 Tuesday 4:45 – 8:45 p.m. $75 S. May RIC: BSE 102
May 13 Monday 4:45 – 8:45 p.m. $75 S. May RIC: BSE 102

Computer, Technology and Photography Classes

Scholarships are available for some classes. Ask us about how you can apply. You can now register online for most of these classes!

Introduction to Computers and Technology (24 hours)

This course is designed to explain the significance and role of the computer in our everyday lives and in business. You’ll learn introductory concepts of computer hardware, operating systems, software, operations, and electronic research and communication. This class is not exclusive to just PC. Phones and e-book readers and tablets may be included throughout the course covering multiple aspects of computer technology. Getting the most out of your internet with social networking, media and entertainment will also be introduced as well as using the computer and internet to search for a job. You should have some understanding of how to use a computer so if you have no basic knowledge of computer, then HRD/Beginning Computer Skills for the Workplace is a prerequisite. Limited enrollment.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
TBA TBA 6 – 9 p.m. $75 R. Nelson TBA

Computer Skills for the Workplace/HRD (24 hours)

49577/49864

This course is for students needing to improve their computer skills. It includes basic terminology, word processing, printing a document, keyboarding, searching job sites, data entry and more. It’ll help you polish and acquire skills to make you more marketable in the workplace. Limited enrollment. Class fee may be waived for unemployed/low income.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
Feb. 28 – March 25 Monday, Thursday 6 – 9 p.m. $70 L. McMaster RIC: PAB 202
Jan. 11 – Feb. 25 Monday, Friday 10 a.m. – noon $70 T. Bradley DAR 2229

Digital Photography I (24 hours)

50274

In this introductory class, students will familiarize themselves with techniques, processes and tools of digital photography and will be able to get more consistent and satisfactory results from their camera. Students must have their own digital camera with manual controls.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
March 5 – April 9 Tuesday 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. $75 Gartman RIC: BSE 102B

Drones: An Introduction (16 hours)

50180

Our introductory class will act as an awareness of local and FAA restrictions, weather factors, flight safety, airmanship and aeronautical decision-making. The class will also focus on the commercial outputting of film editing with both still and video photography used. Additionally, the class will also serve as a study guide for the Unmanned Aircraft General (small) Certification needed for business or non-recreational use such as real estate or other commercial-based photography. This exam for certification to fly drones is available at the Elizabeth City Campus with prior sign up. Actual drone practice flight time will be available with the college’s drones and times may vary due to weather conditions. Computer skills are required. Limited enrollment, so sign up early.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
March 12 – April 4 Tuesday, Thursday 4 – 6 p.m. $80 R. Nelson RIC: PAB 201A

Introduction to Excel™ (18 hours)

49578

Introductory class will cover the basics of Excel. This class will enable students to efficiently use this application. Basic computer skills are required. No class April 22.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
April 1 – May 13 Monday 6 – 9 p.m. $75 L. McMaster RIC: PAB 202

Introduction to QuickBooks™ (24 hours)

49575

This introductory class will cover the basics of QuickBooks accounting using QuickBooks 2018. This is the desktop version. This class will enable students to efficiently use this application and how to apply it to the version one is using. A loan of the class book will be available. Basic computer skills required. Limited enrollment of 12 students.

Certificate of completion awarded upon completing 80 percent of the class.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
Jan. 29 – March 19 Tuesday 6 – 9 p.m. $75 L. McMaster RIC: PAB 202

Video Production and Editing (24 hours) — Canceled

49576

This course is for students wanting to improve or learn video making and editing skills. Equipment is available for use or students may bring their own equipment. The class goal is to have production-ready video to air on Current TV/GovEdTV. Limited enrollment.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
Feb. 20 – April 10 Wednesday 6 – 9 p.m. $80 Binkley RIC: PAB 201A

Hospitality and Tourism Certification

This is now a state-approved certification. Call today to find out more.

Core classes include: Customer Service in the Hospitality Industry, Computer Skills for the Workplace, Career Readiness and the Outer Banks Ambassador. Additional advance training classes in the three certification tracks such as Reservation Specialist, Housekeeping and Operations Specialist, and Maintenance Specialist will be offered regularly. Space is limited. Call 252-473-2264 ext. 7511.

Customer Service in the Hospitality Industry (24 hours)

49512

This is a core class. This course introduces the basic principles of customer service and will prepare you to be the best employee possible. Increase your employability and enhance your income potential. Role playing and finding solutions for different customer service scenarios will be presented. Find out your best fit in a company or business. Learn how to serve both customers and your company. A certificate of completion that can be added to your resume/portfolio will be awarded upon successful completion of the class. This class is fee waived for unemployed/low income students. Please register no later than three business days before the class.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
Jan. 30 – Feb. 25 Monday, Wednesday 6 – 9 p.m. $70 Bradley RIC: PAB 201B

Computer Skills for the Workplace (24 hours)

49577/49864

This is a core class. This course will help improve your computer skills as well as job search skills. Even if you think you have the computer skills, this class will make sure you know how to use a keyboard and desk computer, complete valid searches for information, and accurately submit online applications. It includes basic terminology, word processing, printing a document, keyboarding, searching job sites, data entry and much more. It will help you polish and acquire skills to make you more marketable in the workplace particularly for the Hospitality Industry. This class is required before taking the Reservationist Skills class. Limited enrollment. Class fee may be waived for unemployed/low income.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
Feb. 28 – March 25 Monday, Thursday 6 – 9 p.m. $70 McMaster RIC: PAB 202
Jan. 11 – Feb. 25 Monday, Friday 10 a.m. – noon $70 Bradley DAR 2229

Career Readiness (24 hours)

This is a core class. This course builds on the Customer Service and Soft Skills taught in the first core class. Emphasis will be on soft skills, finding a job in your areas of expertise and enhancing your employability and income potential. or business. Learn how to serve both customers and your company. A certificate of completion that can be added to your resume/portfolio will be awarded upon successful completion of the class. This class is fee waived for unemployed/low income students. Please register no later than three business days before the class.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
April 1 – May 2 TBA TBA $70 Bradley DAR

OBX Ambassador (7 hours)

You must be enrolled or have completed Customer Service in the Hospitality Industry to register for this class.

This is a core class. It will help you polish and acquire skills to make you more marketable in the workplace particularly for the Hospitality Industry. This class is required as part of the Hospitality and Tourism Certificate. Please bring your lunch, water, and wear comfortable clothing. Limited enrollment.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
TBA Friday 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. $70 Bradley field trip

Reservation Specialist (24 hours)

This course introduces the basic principles of customer service and sales with emphasis on the Reservationist position in the Hospitality Industry (rentals and hotels). Prepare yourself to be the best employee possible to increase your employability and enhance your income potential. It is required that you take Computer Skills for the Workplace before taking this class. Please register no later than two business days before the class.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
May TBA 6 – 9 p.m. $75 Maher RIC: PAB 201B

Maintenance for the Hospitality Industry (18 hours)

This course is designed to provide the student with an introduction to the basic fundamentals of home maintenance with practical, hands-on exercises applying these principles. We will cover safety, home inspections, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, diagnostics and repair. Attention will be given to the skills, duties, and responsibilities of those working in or planning to work in maintenance operations, including within the real estate rental industry. Specific areas include basics of electricity, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, tools and building materials. This is an introductory class. Scholarships are available for those in the Hospitality and Tourism Certification program and who live in Dare County.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
May TBA 6 – 9 p.m. $75 G. Walter RIC: PAB

Housekeeping and Operations Specialist in the Hospitality Industry (18 hours)

Understand the basic principles of customer service with emphasis on Housekeeping and room and rental cottage cleaning in the Hospitality Industry (hotels, rentals). The class will prepare you to be the best employee possible to increase your employability and enhance your income potential. Will also discuss inventory control, photographing damages, learning to be a manager in housekeeping and more. A supply kit will need to be purchased while in this class. Please register no later than two business days before the class.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
May TBA 6 – 9 p.m. $70 TBA TBA

Scholarships are available — please ask!

Industrial Technology Classes

You can now register online for many of these classes. Ask about scholarships provided by the Outer Banks Community Foundation Milton Jewell Scholarship Fund for Dare County residents.

HVAC (96 hours)

49573

You’ll learn the basics of heating and air conditioning. If you’re ready to replace the daily grind with a career you enjoy, then become an HVAC tech. This course covers the fundamental physics of heating and cooling in addition to the technological considerations in heating and cooling equipment. You’ll have instruction and hands on learning in the HVAC lab. This class includes CFC certification exam that has an additional $40 fee. Limit of 15 students.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
Jan. 16 – May 13 Wednesday, Monday 7 – 10 p.m. $305 J. Cahoon RIC: PAB 101

Marine Diesel Engine Repair I (96 hours)

49697

This course introduces theory, design, terminology and operating adjustments for marine diesel engines. Emphasis is placed on safety, theory of operation, inspection, measuring and rebuilding and repairing diesel engines according to factory specifications. Upon completion, students should be able to measure, diagnose problems and repair marine diesel engines. Additionally, students will be introduced to preliminary fabrication, parts ordering and inventory, and shop/lab best practices. Fee includes required textbook. All classes held in Manns Harbor. No class April 22.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
Jan. 16 – May 13 Monday, Wednesday 4 – 7 p.m. $305 MDM Marine Manns Harbor

Management Skills Classes

Fundamentals of Supervision and Management (24 hr) Online

If you have recently been promoted to a supervisory or management position or want to learn how to become a more effective manager, this course will help you master the basics of business by learning the language of management. You’ll learn how to make a successful transition from employee to manager and you’ll learn how to manage your time so that you can deal with the constant demands of a managerial job. You’ll learn the skills required to delegate responsibility and motivate your employees. A large part of a manager’s job involves getting things done through other people, and this course will help you understand how to influence and direct other people’s performance. Finally, you’ll learn how to solve problems and resolve conflicts so you can accomplish your job more effectively.

Date Fee Location Register
Every month $70 online Register at Ed2Go

Administrative Assistant Suite (72 hr) Online

This online training consists of three 24-hour classes.

Administrative Assistant Fundamentals: Rapid growth in the health, legal services, data processing, management, public relations, and other industries have created many new job opportunities for administrative assistants. This course will help you discover and master the essentials of managerial and staff support, information and records management, communications technology, travel and meeting coordination, space planning, and office ergonomics. You’ll become an indispensable member of your team by identifying opportunities and implementing solutions to turn your office into a high productivity machine.

Administrative Assistant Applications: Discover how time management, accounting, business law, organizational behavior, and management affect administrative assistant responsibilities and activities. Learn the basics of accounting, including the general ledger and key accounting terms, and see how financial statements and controls help keep your organization moving in a positive direction. Understand the fundamentals of business law, contracts, and the principal-agency relationship; discover ethics and organizational politics; and understand the basics of human resources management.

Effective Business Writing: Do you have a nagging suspicion that a small improvement in your writing skills might also improve your career prospects? Don’t let small gaps in your business writing skills prevent you from reaching your full potential. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a clerical worker, an engineer, or an executive. If you communicate with others in writing, you need this course to help you identify and eliminate problem areas. By the end of this course, you’ll know the secret to developing powerful written documents that immediately draw readers in and keep them motivated to continue until your last, well-chosen word.

Date Fee Location Register
Every month $180 online Register online at Ed2Go

Achieving Success with Difficult People

Discover how to have more successful relationships with difficult bosses, co-workers, students, neighbors or relatives.

Date Fee Location Register
Every month $70 online Visit Ed2Go

Project Management Fundamentals

If you’re organized, perceptive, detail-oriented and an excellent communicator, you might just have what it takes to succeed in the fast growing field of project management. This course will also help you prepare for the internationally recognized Project Management Professional and Certified Associate exams offered by the Project Management Institute.

Date Fee Location Register
Every month $70 online Register by visiting Ed2Go

A-Z Grantwriting

Learn how to research and develop relationships with potential funding sources, organize grantwriting campaigns and prepare proposals.

Date Fee Location Register
Every month $70 online Ed2Go website

Education, Language and Law Classes

Register Online at myWebadvisor

Effective Teacher Training (ETT) (24 hours)

49497

This course is a systematic and comprehensive approach to improving learning environments for students. ETT covers the major components of appropriate teaching as identified in research and practice. Participants will develop more effective skills in planning, instruction, behavior management, human relations and professional growth. After you start the class, you must pay for and be able to pass a background check and have a physical and a TB test. In addition to attending all eight classes, there is an assignment of observing teachers during some weekdays. Limit of 30 students. This class fills quickly. Currently certified teachers seeking to be a substitute don’t have to take this class but must contact the school district to find out details on how to substitute. Go to Dare County schools’ website to find out more about this class. No class Monday, Feb. 4.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
Jan. 23 – Feb. 20 Monday, Wednesday 4 – 7 p.m. $70 L. Cartwright First Flight Middle School

Spanish (24 hours) — Canceled

49661

This is a basic introduction to Spanish including pronunciation, travel expressions and common everyday conversation. Interaction between students and instructor will include oral exercises and some written assignments as well as a “field trip” to a local Mexican restaurant to practice what you have learned.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
Jan. 28 – March 18 Monday 6 – 9 p.m. $70 J. Morris RIC: BSE

Teaching Students with Autism: Strategies for Success

Help your students with high-functioning autism and Asperger’s Syndrome unlock their potential in the classroom.

Date Fee Location Register
Every month $70 online Sign up online at Ed2Go

Grammar Refresher

Gain confidence in your ability to produce clean, correct documents and presentations.

Date Fee Location Register
Every month $70 online Sign up at Ed2Go

Medical and Health Occupation Classes

Medication Aide for Long-Term Care (24 hours)

This course is designed to meet the training requirements for becoming qualified as a Medication Aide. The course will cover the six rights of medication administration for non-licensed personnel. Topics will include medication administration via the oral, topical and instillation routes, medical asepsis, hand hygiene, terminology and legal implications. Upon completion, students should be able to take the competency exam and demonstrate skills necessary to qualify for listing on the North Carolina Medication Aide Registry.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
TBA TBA TBA $85 M. Bohn RIC: BSE 101

Nurse Aide I (160 hours)

49324 Day
49331 Evening

This course prepares graduates to provide personal care and perform basic nursing skills for the elderly and other adults. Emphasis on aging process including mental, social and physical needs of the elderly, patient’s rights, nutrition management, elimination procedures, safe environment, restorative services, personal and special care procedures and activities, human body structure and function and related common disease/disorders, communication and documentation, death and dying, and roles of the nursing assistant and health team members. A skill/competency evaluation is required. The course includes class, laboratory and clinical learning experiences. Clinicals will be held off campus and are full eight-hour days. This class is partially online so you must have access to a computer and the internet. You must be able to pass a background check. Upon satisfactory completion of the course and skill/competency evaluation, the graduate is eligible to apply for listing as a Nurse Aide I by the North Carolina Division of Facility Services. Enrollment is limited to 10 students per class.

Prior to enrollment: Students must have an accuplacer test or equivalent college class. Call 252-473-2264 ext. 7011 to schedule test, plus you must attend the mandatory orientation.

Nurse Aide I Date Time Location
Mandatory Orientation TBA TBA RIC: BSE 100

Prior to clinical — verified by nurse aide instructor: Must complete a student medical form with complete official immunization record and background check. Please be aware nurse aide students are required to do a two-step PPD process ($70.00 submission fee to Castle Branch).

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
Jan. 15 – April 16
full
Tuesday,
Thursday
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. $237.50 Flagge RIC: BSE 101
Feb. 5 – May 15 Tuesday,
Thursday,
Saturday
4 – 8/9:30 p.m.+ $237.50 Coley RIC: BSE 101
May 14 – July 18 Call
252-473-2264
ext. 7011
TBA TBA TBA TBA

Phlebotomy for Healthcare Workers (18 hours) — Canceled

49574

CNAs, Medical assistants, nurses, or EMT are eligible. Students who have completed Nurse Aide I training within the last two years are also eligible, even if they have not tested for registry listing yet. The class is focused on skill building for people already working in healthcare and does not include clinical. One hour lunch break on your own.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
Jan. 9, 14, 16 Monday, Wednesday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. $85 M. Rodriguez RIC: BSE 101

Explore a Career in Medical Coding (Ed2Go)

Learn how to use the CPT manual and ICD-9-CM to find medical codes for any disease, condition, treatment or surgical procedure.

Date Fee Location Register
Every month $70 online Sign up by visiting Ed2Go

EKG

Call our Elizabeth City Campus at 252-335-0821 ext. 2250.

Human Resource Development (HRD)/Job Skills

Customer Service in the Hospitality Industry (24 hours)

49512

This course introduces the basic principles of customer service and will prepare you to be the best employee possible. Increase your employability and enhance your income potential. Role playing and finding solutions for different customer service scenarios will be presented. Find out your best fit in a company or business. Learn how to serve both customers and your company. A certificate of completion that can be added to your resume/portfolio will be awarded upon successful completion of the class. This class is fee waived for unemployed/low income students. Please register no later than three business days before the class.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
Jan. 30 – Feb. 25 Monday, Wednesday 6 – 9 p.m. $70 Bradley TBA

HRD/Beginning Computer Skills for the Workplace (24 hours)

49577

This course is for students needing to improve their computer skills. It includes basic terminology, word processing, printing a document, keyboarding, searching job sites, data entry and more. It will help you polish and acquire skills to make you more marketable in the workplace. Limited enrollment. Class fee may be waived for unemployed/low income.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
Feb. 28 – March 25 Monday, Thursday 6 – 9 p.m. $70 L. McMaster RIC: PAB 202

HRD/Information for Job Seekers (3 hours)

This class assists students in their pursuit of employment in today’s challenging global economy. Content will include a review of vital topics such as creating an effective resume, job search strategies, preparing for the interview and job retention. Course fee may be waived for unemployed/low income students. You must be pre registered.

Frequency Organization Location Contact
Classes held regularly NCWorks Career Center 2522 S. Croatan Hwy
Nags Head, NC
(milepost 10.5)
252-480-3500

Personal Enrichment Classes

You can now register online for many of these classes.

Pottery (Ceramics) (24 hours)

In this class, students will learn and practice pottery and ceramic skills. Starting with hand built, coil, pinch pots and such. You’ll advance to using the wheel and tools. The instructor will help you perfect your skills creating useful and decorative pottery. All levels are welcome. Please pre register. Fee includes one 25-pound box of clay and use of glazes.

Date Course Days Time Fee Instructor Location
Jan. 15 – March 5 49489 full Tuesday 9 a.m. – noon $130 R. York RIC: PAB 104
Jan. 17 – March 7 49490 full Thursday 9 a.m. – noon $130 R. York RIC: PAB 104
Jan. 23 – March 13 49863 full Wednesday 6 – 9 p.m. $130 R. York RIC: PAB 104
March 26 – May 21 51137 Tuesday 9 a.m. – noon $130 R. York RIC: PAB 104
March 27 – May 22 51138 Wednesday 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. $130 R. York RIC: PAB 104
March 29 – May 10 51139 Friday 9 a.m. – noon
(21 hours)
$130 R. York RIC: PAB 104

Genealogy Basics (Ed2Go)

Learn where to look, who to contact, and how to use research tools to begin an exciting and fascinating exploration of your roots.

Date Fee Location Register
Every month $70 online Register online at Ed2Go

Drawing (21 hours)

49532

In class you’ll learn basic principles of drawing. You’ll learn what methods are best suited to you and will explore your creativity. Students will bring their own supplies. Please call to find out what supplies to purchase. Please pre register.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
Jan. 16 – Feb. 27 Wednesday 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. $70 R. York RIC: PAB 207

Painting (24 hours)

49531 full

In this three-hour class, you’ll learn basic principles of painting in a variety of media over an 8-week period. Topics covered include different painting surfaces, painting tools and their use. You’ll learn what methods are best suited to you and will explore your creativity. Students will supply their own paint brushes, canvases, rags and paints. Please call to find out list of supplies. Please pre register.

Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
Jan. 16 – March 8 Wednesday 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. $70 R. York RIC: PAB 207M

Fire Academy

Please call 252-335-0821 ext. 2369 for information on fire academies.

Basic Skills and English as a Second Language (ESL)

Please call 252-335-0821 ext. 2991 to learn about earning your adult high school diploma (formerly GED) or enrolling in ESL.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

There are several scholarships available to Dare County residents for occupational and technical classes. Among them are State Employees Credit Union, Golden LEAF and the Milton Jewell Scholarship provided by the Outer Banks Community Foundation (includes the Twiddy and Company Realtors Scholarship). The Northeastern Workforce Development Board has assistance for some classes; please call 252-480-3500 for information. All of these scholarships are needs based and you must complete and return an application.

Important Information

  • Our spring hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • The college is closed April 22
  • For weather-related closings, please check local TV stations or your email or phone if you have signed up for campus alerts