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Elizabeth City Area Continuing EducationCOA – Elizabeth City, Edenton-Chowan & Currituck

Workforce Development and Career Readiness Department

Browse College of The Albemarle’s (COA) continuing education class schedules for Elizabeth City, Edenton-Chowan and Currituck.

Welcome!

If you’re interested in a class, register early; however, you may register at any time with payment due before the class begins.

If a listed class has already started, call to have your name added to a waiting list. To keep class costs low, we have a minimum number of students required for each class.

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For the most up-to-date information or to register, call 252-335-0821 ext. 2250.


Continuing Education Class Schedules

Driver Improvement Classes

Safe Driver (4 hours)

Online

Online Defensive Driving training is available to students when pre-approved by the DA in the area the ticket was received. Please call 252-335-0821 ext. 2250.

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. You must be pre-registered to attend class. You’ll receive a certificate after the class is finished.

Syn number Date Day Fee Instructor
TBA TBA Wednesday $75 TBA

Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving (8 hours)

COA – Elizabeth City: traditional/seated

This class is designed to help you understand the connection between choices and consequences, and help you develop a plan to change your driving choices and behaviors. This course is designed for traffic violators and court referrals for drivers with excessive violations, or for drivers with poor driving habits. Price includes workbook. You must be pre-registered to attend class. You’ll receive a certificate after the class is finished.

Syn number Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
63344 Oct. 8th Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (1 hour lunch) $100 C. Griffin FC 128

COA – Elizabeth City

Learn in an atmosphere proven to reduce the risks of motorcycling. Most self-taught riders are unaware of the skills needed to minimize chances of accidents or injuries. You’ll be amazed with your newly-found skills and confidence. Even experienced riders have expressed appreciation for the skills they have learned.

Successful completion of this class will exempt you from the riding skills portion of the DMV Endorsement test, but you’ll still need to pass a written exam in order to earn that endorsement. Many insurance companies offer premium discounts for successful graduates of this course. Fee includes textbook.

  • No prior motorcycle and or knowledge is needed
  • A motorcycle endorsement or permit is not required
  • This course is physically demanding
  • Motorcycles, Department of Transportation approved helmets (we’ll have a limited supply of loaner helmets if you don’t have your own) and training manuals are provided
  • Students must wear an approved helmet, over-the-ankle footwear, long pants, a long-sleeved shirt or jacket, full-fingered gloves, and protective eyewear at all times during training

Pre-registration, at least three days prior to the beginning of the class is required. Seats are limited to 10 students per course.

Note: Students are required to bring their own face mask, helmet, gloves and drinks/snacks.

Syn
number
Dates Days Times Location Fee Instructor
62795 Sep

23-25

Friday:
Saturday, Sunday:
6 to 10 p.m.
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
FC 128
parking lot D
$162 J. Shunk
63869 Oct. 7-9 Friday:
Saturday, Sunday:
6 to 10 p.m.
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
FC 128
parking lot D
$162 J. Shunk
63872 Oct. 21-23 Friday:
Saturday, Sunday:
6 to 10 p.m.
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
FC 128
parking lot D
$162 J. Shunk
63319 Nov.

4-6

Friday:
Saturday, Sunday:
6 to 10 p.m.
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
FC 128
parking lot D
$162 J. Shunk

 

MSF: Experienced Rider Course

COA – Elizabeth City

Syn number Date Day Time Location Fee Instructor
63873 Oct. 15 Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. FC 128 $75 J. Shunk

Certification Classes

COA – Edenton-Chowan

To enroll for classes, please bring all required enrollment materials with you to registration.

  1. Must be at least 18 years old
  2. Must have a valid driver’s license
  3. Obtain or hold a valid CDL Class A Permit — this must be a current permit that will not expire during the program. This must be presented at registration.
    • CDL Class A Permits may be obtained at your local DMV office that is open for testing. This is a written test that consists of general knowledge from the manual on the NCDMV website. Attention should be given to sections 1,2,3,5 and 6.
  4. DOT Drug Screen Results to be presented at registration. Negative results are required for registration and the screen must be within 30 days from the day of the test to the day of registration. Negative results are also required to remain enrolled. Students will be subject to random drug screening throughout the duration of the course per NCDOT and NCDMV laws. Please allow plenty of time for testing. COA currently uses SAFE-T Works as our testing site locally. However, a student is able to use any licensed testing center that provides DOT certified drug screen results.
  5. Must pass a DOT physical — only acceptable on the DOT Form 5875 and 5876. This physical must be completed within six months of the date of your class. This physical examination may be obtained from a DOT approved outpatient clinic, urgent care center or doctor’s office. Bring your DOT physical forms and medical card to registration.
  6. Obtain a NC-DMV driving record not more than three months prior to the start of class. We need an Uncertified Complete History obtainable from the DMV in Raleigh or online through the NC DOT website. Any of the following violations within four years of the start of class will prohibit a person from entering the program:
    • Driving while impaired (DWI)
    • Careless and reckless driving
    • Hit and run
    • Refusal to take a chemical test

NOTE: Items to consider before entering the class and career field. Employers may require regular drug screening and criminal background check. Other key requirements they consider for hire:

  • No “careless or reckless” or “hit and run” violations in last two years
  • No license suspensions
  • No drug possession charges in last two years
  • No DWI or DUI charges in the last five years

Syn number Dates Days Time Fee Instructor Room
62797  August 29 to November 3 Monday – Friday 8 am to 5 pm $1,200
(includes books
required for
the course)
S. Breon 418

Syn number Dates Days Time Fee Instructor Room
 October 24 – December 20 Monday – Friday 8 am to 5 pm. $1,200
(includes books
required for
the course)
S. Breon 418

Avionics Installation

COA – Currituck: traditional

Gain the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to construct and assemble a Garmin Audio Panel, Audio Intercom and a Garmin GPS/Comm Radio for aircraft installation.

Syn number Dates Days Time Fee Instructor Room
61764 May 17 to June 14 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday $150 Repanshek ATTC 104

Forklift

COA – Currituck

Gain the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to operate a sit-down powered forklift. Learn safety aspects, operations, basic maintenance, and OSHA compliance issues. Upon successful completion of the course, you’ll earn an operator’s certificate.

Syn number Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
61762 July 20 and 21 Wednesday,
Thursday
9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
(lunch break 12 to 12:30 p.m.)
$75 J. Stolarczyk ATTC 105
62694 October 6 and 7 Thursday, Friday 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. $75 J. Stolarczyk ATTC 106

Escort Vehicle Operator

COA – Edenton-Chowan

To become certified, escort drivers must attend this eight-hour Department of Transportation (DOT) Escort Vehicle Operator course and a four-hour Defensive Driving course held at the COA – Elizabeth City. Upon satisfactory completion of both courses, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will issue a certificate to you at no charge.

Syn number Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
TBA TBA TBA 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. $70 J. Surles 420

NC State Inspection

COA – Elizabeth City

Prepares auto technicians and service personnel as safety and emissions inspectors for motor vehicles and to pass qualification exams for certification at a licensed inspection station.

Syn number Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
62704 Sep 13 and 15 Tuesday, Thursday 6 to 10 p.m. $70 J. Nixon FC 121A
62895 Oct 11 and 13 Tuesday, Thursday 6 to 10 p.m. $70 J. Nixon FC 121A
62896 Nov 8 and 10 Tuesday, Thursday 6 to 10 p.m. $70 J. Nixon FC 121A

Notary Public

COA – Elizabeth City

This course is designed to enable you to become a certified Notary Public.

You must show the instructor a valid photo identification* and be a high school/GED graduate. Certification testing is done at the end of the course. You’re required to bring the 2016 Notary Public Manual** with you to class. Books are available at the Bookstore at COA – Elizabeth City or may be purchased through the Secretary of State website.

*Students must provide a current state or federal picture identification for admission to the class. The ID must be a valid (not expired) ID with a picture of the face and either signature or physical descriptors or both. Temporary licenses will not be accepted.
**Students must possess their own personal copy of the Notary Public Manual.

North Carolina General Statutes (NCGS)

NCGS 10B-5(b) provided the following requirements to be commissioned as a Notary Public in North Carolina:

  1. Be at least 18 years of age;
  2. Reside or have a regular place of work or business in this State;
  3. Reside legally in the United States;
  4. Speak, read and write the English language;
  5. Possess a high school diploma or equivalent;
  6. Pass the course of instruction described in this Article, unless the person is a licensed member of the North Carolina State Bar;
  7. Purchase and keep as a reference the most recent manual approved by the Secretary that describes the duties and authority of notaries public;
  8. Submit an application containing no significant misstatement or omission of fact; and
  9. No criminal record.

If you have questions about eligibility for being commissioned as a Notary in North Carolina, call the Secretary of State of Notary Public Section at 919-814-5400 before you register to have your questions answered.

Syn number Date Day Time Fee Instructor Room
62821 9/24/2022 Saturday 09:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m. $70 Gatling FC 121A
62848 9/17/2022 Saturday 08:30 a.m. – 04:00 p.m. $70 Avens FC 111
62822 10/08/2022 Saturday 09:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m. $70 Gatling FC 121A
62845 10/08/2022 Saturday 08:30 a.m. – 04:00 p.m. $70 Avens FC 111
62824 11/12/2022 Saturday 09:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m. $70 Gatling FC 121A
62849 11/12/2022 Saturday 08:30 a.m. – 04:00 p.m. $70 Avens FC 111
62850 12/10/2022 Saturday 08:30 a.m. – 04:00 p.m. $70 Avens FC 111
62824  12/10/2022 Saturday 09:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m. $70 Gatling FC 121A

Medical and Health Occupation Classes

NC Community Health Worker

COA – Elizabeth City: hybrid

This course is designed to provide individuals with the required knowledge, tools, and resources to become recognized as a certified Community Health Worker (CHW) in North Carolina working in a variety of healthcare and community settings (health departments, hospitals, federally qualified health centers, clinics, faith-based organizations, etc.). Instruction is designed to cover the nine core competencies essential to working as a certified CHW which include communication, capacity building, service coordination, interpersonal, advocacy, outreach and personal/professional skills. The knowledge base competencies will cover health and social issues that disproportionately impact clients including but not limited to chronic diseases such as diabetes, asthma and cancer. Some of the social issues covered will include safety, emergency preparedness, social isolation and adverse childhood experiences (ACES). Students will also learn about the changing health care landscape in North Carolina and how to work with their clients in connecting them to resources through NCCARES 360 and others. Upon completion of this training students will be eligible for listing as a NC Certified Community Health Worker. Course facilitators must complete a train-the-trainer course prior to providing certification instruction.

Syn number Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
60729 Jan. 24 to May 23 Monday 4 to 6 p.m. $180 R. Harmon Zoom™

EKG/Cardiovascular Technician/Monitor

COA – Elizabeth City: hybrid

This course is designed and approved to prepare the student to become a certified EKG (ECG) and Technician/Monitor. The course will cover the anatomy and physiology of the heart, principles of EKG, dysrhythmia recognition of sinus, junctional/atrial rhythms, heart blocks and bundle branches, and ventricular ectopy rhythms. Skills will include operating EKG equipment, running and mounting strips as well as reading and interpreting 22 types of cardiac lead tracings produced from 12 and five lead monitors and to understand the basics of capnography as it relates to heart function. No clinical. Book required.

Prerequisites: High school diploma or GED and reading placement test or college-level English with a grade of “C” or better.

Syn number Dates Days Time Fee Instructor Room
62479 June 28 to July 28 Tuesday,
Thursday
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. $195 M. Bohn OC 110
62597 Sept. 25 to Nov. 14 Monday 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. $195 Mary Blackburn OWENS 117

Mental Health First Aid

COA – Elizabeth City: traditional

Credential: Mental Health First Aid Certification, National Council for Behavioral Health

This 8-hour course in Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis.

Syn number Date Day Time Fee Instructor Room
62875 Nov. 21-22 Monday-Tuesday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. $82 L. Gardner OWEN 114

Medication Aide

This course will cover topics on medication administration for long-term care. It’s designed to meet the training requirements to become a Medication Aide. Upon successful completion, you’ll be eligible to take the state competency exam. The Medication Aide Manual can be purchased at the COA – Elizabeth City bookstore.

Prerequisites
  1. You must have a high school diploma or GED and you must be CNA certified to take the state exam
  2. Testing/Reading requirements: High school diploma/GED or Reading placement test score or college-level English with a 10th-grade reading level, or CASAS score of “244 to 248” (maximum of two tests, at least seven days apart, within 90 days, then recommend remediation prior to testing again for a third try)

COA – Elizabeth City: traditional

Syn number Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
61027 Aug. 8 to 17 Monday,
Wednesday
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. $85 L. Hudgins C 113
62297 Oct. 7 to 9 Friday:
Saturday, Sunday:
1 to 9:30 p.m.
9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
$85 Bohn TBA

COA – Edenton-Chowan: traditional

Syn number Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
62237 Dec. 5 to 14 Monday,
Tuesday,
Wednesday
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $85 L. Hudgins 306

COA – Currituck: traditional

Syn number Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
62277 June 24 to 26 Friday:
Saturday, Sunday:
1 to 9:30 p.m.
9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
$85 Bohn TBA

This course provides the basic knowledge and skills required to work as a technician in a drug store or other pharmacy. Topics include drug classification, drug distribution, anatomy and physiology as they relate to disease with an emphasis on drug therapy, laws and regulations basic to pharmacy practice. Manuals can be purchased at the Follett Bookstore at COA – Elizabeth City.

You must meet one of the following requirements:

  • North Carolina Diagnostic and Placement (NCDAP) test: a score of “7” or higher in all sections of DMA 010, DMA 020 and DMA 030
  • Passing grade in the courses DMA 010, 020 and 030
  • Passing grade in college-level math class
  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) test: a score of “4” on the applied math section
  • CASAS score of “241” or higher

COA – Elizabeth City: hybrid

Syn number Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
60740

canceled

Aug. 18 to Oct. 6
(seated: Aug. 25, Sep. 8, Sep. 22, Oct. 6)
Thursday Noon to 5 p.m. $195 A. Pierce FC 230

COA – Currituck: hybrid

Syn number Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
60741 Oct. 13 to Dec. 8
(seated: Oct. 20, Nov. 3, Nov. 17, Dec. 8)
Thursday Noon to 5 p.m. $195 A. Pierce CPSC: 205

This course will provide theory and lab experiences needed for the proper collection of blood and other specimens used for diagnostic testing. The class is focused on skill-building for people already working in healthcare. CNAs, Medical assistants, nurses, or EMTs are eligible. Students who are currently enrolled in or have completed Nurse Aide I training within the last two years are also eligible, even if they have not tested for registry listing yet. Upon completion, you should be able to safely perform procedures necessary for specimen collections on patients in various healthcare settings. This course is class and lab only and does not grant phlebotomy certification. Book is required. No clinical.

Prerequisites
  1. You must be a certified healthcare worker (CNA, LPN, RN, EMT, etc.) or currently enrolled in one of these programs
  2. Testing/Reading requirements: High school diploma/GED or Reading placement test score or college-level English with a 10th-grade reading level, or CASAS score of “244 to 248” (maximum of two tests, at least seven days apart, within 90 days, then recommend remediation prior to testing again for a third try)

COA – Elizabeth City: hybrid

Syn number Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
61025 July 11 to Aug. 5 Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. $140 TBA C 109

COA – Edenton-Chowan: hybrid

Syn number Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
62596 Oct. 13 to Nov. 16 Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. $140 Mariah Riddick 304

COA – Currituck: hybrid

Syn number Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
TBA TBA Tuesday, Thursday 4 to 9 p.m. $140 M. McGrath 205

This course provides theory and clinical experiences needed for the proper collection of blood and other specimens used for diagnostic testing. Emphasis is placed on ethics, legalities, medical terminology, safety and universal precautions, health care delivery systems, patient relations, anatomy and physiology, and specimen collection. Upon completion, students should be able to safely perform procedures necessary for specimen collections on patients in various health care settings and may be eligible for national certification as phlebotomy technicians.

COA – Elizabeth City

Syn number Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
62730 8/23-12/15/2022 Tuesday/Thursday 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. $270 Jodi Yates C123

Healthcare Billing and Coding

COA – Elizabeth City: hybrid

This course will prepare you for entry-level healthcare coding and billing positions. Course topics can include but are not limited to the roles and responsibilities of this position, managed healthcare, and the life cycle of an insurance claim. Legal and regulatory considerations, coding regulations, reimbursement issues, and claim instructions, medical terminology, filing commercial claims, insurance plans, Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare and Workers’ Compensation will also be covered. Upon completion, students should be able to use Microsoft Windows and the internet to effectively retrieve billing-related information and updates. This class is a hybrid class. We’ll meet on Tuesdays and will also have assignments online.

Prerequisites: You must score the minimum requirements on the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) test. The $30 CRC fee may be waived if you’ve earned a minimum of an associate degree.

Syn number Date Days Time Fee Instructor
61442
canceled
May 10 to July 20 Tuesday 6 to 8 p.m.
(seated: 5/10, 5/31, 6/7 – Zoom: 5/17, 5/24, 6/14, 6/21, 6/28, 7/5, 7/12)
$180 R. Walker

This course introduces basic nursing skills required to provide personal care for patients, residents, or clients in a healthcare setting. Topics include communications, safety, patients’ rights, personal care, vital signs, elimination, nutrition, emergencies, rehabilitation, CPR and mental health. Upon successful completion of the course, the student is eligible to sit for the competency exam through PearsonVue for listing on the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Registry. Fee includes online book.

Prerequisites
  1. You must have a high school diploma/GED or successfully complete a reading placement test score or college-level English with a 10th-grade reading level, or CASAS score of “244 to 248” (maximum of two tests, at least seven days apart, within 90 days, then recommend remediation prior to testing again for a third try)
  2. You must also attend the Nurse Aide mandatory orientation.

COA – Elizabeth City: hybrid

Syn
number
Dates Days Time Fee Instructor Room
62537 Aug 23 to Nov 17 Tuesday/Thursday:
Clinical Tuesday/Thursday:
9 to 1 p.m.
8 to 4 p.m.
$237.50 TBA C109
62617 Aug 31 to Dec 14 Wednesday:
Clinical:
Wednesday:
9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
$237.50 Jessica Garrett C109
62539 Sept 13 to Dec 8 Tuesday/Thursday:
Clinical:
Tuesday/Thursday:
5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
$237.50 TBA C109

COA – Currituck: hybrid

Syn
number
Dates Days Time Fee Instructor Room
62533 Sept 14 to
Dec 7
Mon, Wed:
Clinical Mon, Wed:
9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
$237.50 Julie Meneely-Folwick CPSC205

COA – Edenton-Chowan: traditional

Syn
number
Dates Days Time Fee Instructor Room
62531

canceled

Aug 29 to Nov 15 Mon, Tue, Wed:
Clinical Mon, Tues, Wed:
8:30 to 12:30 pm
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
$237.50 L.
Hudgins
EDN/304

Nurse Aide II

COA – Elizabeth City: traditional

The Nurse Aide II course prepares graduates to perform more complex skills for patients or residents. A skill evaluation is required for documenting student competency. The course includes class, laboratory and clinical learning experiences. Upon satisfactory completion of the course and competency evaluation, the graduate is eligible to apply for listing as a Nurse Aide II by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. In all employment settings, the listed Nurse Aide II will work under the direction and supervision of licensed personnel. Book required.

Prerequisites: You must have a Nurse Aide I Certification and attend the mandatory Nurse Aide orientation.

Syn number Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
60984 TBA Wed, Thu:
Clinical:
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
$237.50 M. Bohn
J. Folwick
C 109

Nurse Aide Refresher

COA – Elizabeth City: traditional

Prerequisites: You must meet one or more of the following requirements:

  • Current or previous listing on North Carolina’s or another state’s Nurse Aide I Registry within the past five years
  • Completion of a state-approved Nurse Aide I training program within the past two years
Syn
number
Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
TBA TBA Mon, Tue,
Wed, Thu
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. $125 L. Hudgins C 113

Occupational Development Classes

Intro to 3D Printing

COA – Currituck

This class will cover 3D printing and practices used for getting started with additive manufacturing. Topics are intended for hobby users but will cover processes used across different industries. Types of materials, machine set up and user process will be covered for this introduction.

Syn number Dates Time Fee Instructor Room
TBA TBA 4 to 6 p.m. $40 J. Stolarczyk ATTC 120

Intro to Auto Desk Auto CAD 2022

COA – Currituck: hybrid

Students will learn how to use AutoCAD drafting and design program. Learn to draw and detail blueprints for homes, mechanical parts, and land survey items.

Syn
number
Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
62894 Oct. 19-Dec. 7 Wednesdays 5 to 7:30 p.m. J. Stolarczyk ATTC 120

OSHA 10 General Industry (10 hours)

COA – Currituck: traditional

This class helps to ensure that workers are more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and rights. This class is for entry-level workers or anyone seeking an OSHA 10 General Industry card. Participants must attend the full class and meet the requirement to receive card.

Syn number Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
61763 TBA Tuesday,
Wednesday
9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. $78 J. Stolarczyk ATTC 105

Local Government Finance

COA – Elizabeth City: hybrid

The Local Government Finance course is intended to meet the North Carolina Department of State Treasurer standards for the core duties of finance operations in local government units. Topics include overview of local government finance and accounting, GS 159, the role of finance officer, pre-audit and budget processes.

Class meets face-to-face every other Tuesday in FC 128 and online during the alternating weeks.

Syn number Date Day Time Fee Instructor Room
TBA TBA Tuesday 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. $125 S. Hill FC 128

Effective Teacher Training

COA – Elizabeth City: hybrid

Recommended training for substitute teachers, teacher assistants and prospective new teachers.

Syn number Dates Day Time Fee Instructor Room
62870 Sept. 15 to Dec. 18
(in person: 9/15(A210), 9/22(FC-128) , 10/20(A210), 12/1(A210), 12/8(A210))
Thursday 6 to 9 p.m. $156
(includes book)
L. Figgs A210

FC-128

COA – Elizabeth City: hybrid

The Manicuring/Nail Technology course provides competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles and hands-on fundamentals associated with the nail technology industry. The course provides a simulated salon environment which enables you to develop manipulative skills. Course work includes instruction in all phases of professional nail technology, business/computer principles, product knowledge and other related topics. Supply list included once registered. Limited to 10 students.

Requirements

Manicuring students must:

  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Attend orientation
  • Bring their Social Security card to the first day of class
  • Bring a state-issued identification or Driver’s License to the first day of class

Mandatory Orientation: 7/19 11 a.m. FC 207

Syn number Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
62702 Aug 16 to Dec 06 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. $180 S. McCoy C 155

Introduction to Residential Plumbing

COA – Elizabeth City: traditional

Topics will include installation and maintenance of piping, fittings, valves along with tool safety, and standard practices in the plumbing industry. Upon completion students should have basic knowledge of installing and maintaining basic residential plumbing components and fixtures. This class will consist of classroom work as well as work in the plumbing lab.

Syn number Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
61760
canceled
May 17 to June 23 Tuesday,
Thursday
6 to 8:30 p.m. $130 C. Albany C 138H

Basic Welding I

COA – Elizabeth City: traditional

Starting with safety guidelines, the course content will be specific to SMAW (stick) with an introduction to GMAW (MIG) and FCAW (flux-core) welding. Students will participate in question-answer sessions and hands-on to gain basic knowledge in the setup and operation of various power sources that operate these processes. Upon completion, students will have the basic knowledge of various industry standards. A textbook will be provided.

Personal items required for the Welding program include a welding helmet (auto-darkening is a plus), safety glasses, earplugs, tip cleaners, welding jacket with leather sleeves, steel-toed leather boots (with high sides) and welding gloves.

Syn number Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
61765 Sep. 1 to Nov. 17 Thursday 6 to 8:30 p.m. $175 W. Sutton C 128

Advanced Welding II (30 hours)

COA – Elizabeth City: traditional

Students must have completed Basic Welding I or have permission from Jeff Spear to enroll. For more information, contact Mr. Spear at 252-335-0821 ext. 2335 or jeff_spear@albemarle.edu.

Students will advance more into SMAW (stick), GMAW (MIG), and FCAW (flux-core) with an introduction into GTAW (tig) welding. Students will participate in question-answer sessions and hands-on to gain basic knowledge in the setup and operation of various power sources that operate these processes. Upon completion, students will have the basic knowledge of various industry standards. A textbook will be provided.

Personal items required for the Welding program include a welding helmet (auto-darkening is a plus), safety glasses, earplugs, tip cleaners, welding jacket with leather sleeves, steel-toed leather boots (with high sides) and welding gloves.

Syn number Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
61758
canceled
TBA Thursday 6 to 9 p.m. $175 L. Hinchey C 128

Introduction to Soldering Fundamentals (18 hours)

COA – Currituck: traditional

This course provides an introduction to soldering fundamentals. Participants will receive classroom and hands-on instruction. Topics covered will include basic wiring, heat management and component identification.

Syn number Dates Days Time Fee Instructor Room
61768 Sep. 13 to Oct. 18 Tuesday 6 to 9 p.m. $85 TBA ATTC 104

Intro to Electrical / Residential Wiring

COA –Elizabeth City : traditional

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of the electrical industry and worksite. Topics include introduction to theory, terminology, safety, codes, and circuits. The course will take a hands-on, lab-based approach and focus on the basics of residential wiring. In completion, students should be able to do basic electrical tasks such as run wire circuits and know how to install switches and electrical panels.

Syn number Dates Days Time Fee Instructor Room
62869 Sept. 13 – Nov. 29 (no class Nov. 24) Tuesday/Thursday 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $185 R. Mullen C 138-H

HRD Employability/Job Skills

NC Works Career Center
111 Jordan Plaza
Elizabeth City, NC

To sign up for a NC Works workshop, please call 252-621-6350 or email ncworks.3300@nccommerce.com.

Workshop Date Time Instructor
TBA TBA 10 a.m. NC Works

COA – Edenton-Chowan

Workshop Date Time Instructor
TBA TBA 10 a.m. NC Works

NC Works is an equal opportunity employer and provider of employment and training services. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. Dial 711 to place a free relay call in North Carolina. Paid for by Federal DOL Title I funds.

Introduction to Basic Computers

COA – Elizabeth City: traditional

You’ll learn basic computer skills necessary in the workplace or at home. The course consists of an introduction to basic computer skills and terminology and word processing using Microsoft Word, Access, PowerPoint and Excel, how to send attachments, surf the World Wide Web, search, and emails. You’ll learn how to use basic computer tools to complete simple cut and paste tasks using the mouse and keyboard.

Syn number Dates Days Time Fee Instructor Room
62469 May 31 to July 7 Tuesday,
Thursday
6 to 8 p.m. $70 T. Holloman FC 207

Introduction to Microsoft Excel™

COA – Elizabeth City

This class will cover the basics of Excel: Creating a new spreadsheet, basic computations, basic formatting, and column and row manipulations. Basic computer skills are required. You will need to have access to a computer with Excel on it at home to practice.

Syn number Dates Time Fee Instructor Room
62480 June 15 and 20 6 to 8 p.m. $40 TBA FC 207
62695 Oct 4 and 6 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. $40 Holloman FC 230

Beyond Excel Basics

COA – Elizabeth City

Now let’s go beyond the basics of creating a spreadsheet. This class will take you a little further in the Excel world. How can I use formulas and use data to create graphs? Prior Excel experience is required.

Syn number Dates Time Fee Instructor Room
62481 July 6, 11, and 13 6 to 8 p.m. $60 TBA FC 207
62696 Oct 11, 13, and 18 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. $60 Holloman FC 230

Pivot Your Way Through Excel

COA – Elizabeth City

This class will cover how to create pivot tables. Pivot tables allow us to analyze such data and produce reports that meet our business reporting requirements. Prior Excel experience is required.

Syn number Dates Time Fee Instructor Room
62482 July 18, 20, and 25 6 to 8 p.m. $60 TBA FC 207
62698 Oct 20, 25, and 27 6 to 8 p.m. $60 Holloman FC 230

Personal Enrichment Classes

Baking Confidential II

COA – Edenton-Chowan: traditional

Syn number Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
63035 Nov. 11 – Dec. 9 Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. $75 L. Lippincott 201

Global Confidential I

COA – Edenton-Chowan: traditional

For this cycle we return to the savory and explore international flavors in Global Confidential I. We’ll focus on the spice sets, techniques, and flavors of Morocco, Spain, Portugal, and the West Indies.

Syn number Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
63032 Oct. 14 – Nov. 4 Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. $75 L. Lippincott 201

Watercolor

COA – Elizabeth City

Let’s Get Started and Have Fun with Watercolor is a course for the intermediate and beyond students. This course provides an introduction, as well as a review of, the basics in painting with watercolor. It focuses on materials and techniques as a foundation to create luminous watercolor paintings. Emphasis will be placed on helping each participant to further develop a creative and individual style of painting. Beginners are welcome.

Syn number Dates Days Time Fee Instructor Room
62820 9/14 – 11/16 Wednesday 1 to 4 p.m. $70 P. West C 222

Acrylic and Mixed Media Painting

COA – Elizabeth City

This course is a painting survey course where participants will have the opportunity to explore several mediums in the creative and painting process, including painting, collage and mono-print. This course will also focus on acrylic techniques. You’ll have the flexibility in the subjects they depict. A supply list will be given on the first day of class.

Syn number Dates Days Time Fee Instructor Room
62495 Sept. 20 – Nov. 8 Tuesday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. $70 M. Sawyer C 222

Wheel Throwing

COA – Elizabeth City

This class is for beginners and intermediate students. You’ll learn basic information on the use of the potter’s wheel. Instruction and demonstrations will be given for preparing the clay (wedging) and basic throwing techniques such as centering and pulling a nine-inch cylinder. Then the class advances to throwing functional pieces of pottery: cups, mugs and bowls. We’ll discuss glazes, surface design and decoration that can be used on finished work. You’ll need to bring an apron and wear appropriate clothing. Registration includes supplies. Class limited to six students.

Syn number Dates Days Time Fee Instructor Room
62609 June 27 to
Sept 7
Monday,
Wednesday
9 to 11 a.m. $105 C. Henninger PLAB
62607 Sept 12 to
Oct 19
Monday,
Wednesday
9 to 11 a.m. $105 C. Henninger PLAB
62608 Oct 24 to
Nov 30
Monday,
Wednesday
9 to 11 a.m. $105 C. Henninger PLAB

Introduction to Beekeeping (15 hours)

COA – Edenton-Chowan

Beekeeping is a complex but rewarding undertaking. This 15-hour class will give students a basic understanding of what is required to become a successful beekeeper. Students will learn from Master Beekeepers how to prepare to keep bees, how to install bees in a hive and how to care for bees through the first year. Participants will become members of NC State Beekeepers Association and Beekeepers of Chowan County and have access to mentors, continuing education at monthly meetings, field day opportunities and more. This course is presented in cooperation with the Beekeepers of Chowan County. The suggested textbook (purchase on your own) is Beekeeping for Dummies, 4th Edition.

Syn number Dates Days Time Fee Instructor Room
TBA TBA Tuesday 6 to 9 p.m. $45 J. Murphy 418
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