1 2015 SUMMER Class Schedule Health/Public Service Learning/Personal Enrichment Workforce Development
2 CONTINUING EDUCATION 5 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER 1. New Instant Enrollment Enrichment/ 2. Phone , Ext CVCC Alexander Center for Education Mail Registration Form with payment to: CVCC, Cont.Educ Hwy 70-SE, Hickory, NC Fax Fax the Registration Form to Visit Visit the Cont. Educ. office at the CVCC East Campus all classes require pre-registration & pre-payment. CONTINuing Education OFFICE Hours Mon - Thurs., 8am - 9pm Saturday, 8am - 2pm CLASSROOM LEGEND AC Alexander Center for Education Taylorsville, NC CDC Corporate Development Center Hickory, NC ELS Environmental Life Science Main Campus: Hickory, NC GW Good Will Conover, NC NRC Newton Recreation Center Newton, NC EC CVCC East Campus Hickory, NC REP Robert E. Paap Education Building Main Campus: Hickory, NC TC Tarlton Complex Main Campus: Hickory NC VSL Vocational Shops/Lab Main Campus: Hickory NC WHSCC West Hickory Senior Citizen Center Hickory, NC DAY LEGEND M, Monday Tu, Tuesday W, Wednesday Th, Thursday F, Friday Sa, Saturday
3 Basic Skills Education Programs Classes are available at NO CHARGE East Campus Basic Skills/GED Open Lab Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. 3 p.m., and 4:30 8 p.m. Saturday 9:30 a.m. 12 Noon Call (828) , ext. 4353, For times/days at the Alexander Center for Education in Taylorsville, please call (828) Adult Secondary Credential Options (Adult High School Diploma Program or the High School Equivalency Program, e.g. GED). Adult H.S. Diploma classes offer students 18 years and older the opportunity to earn a high school diploma sanctioned by the Board of Education of Catawba or Alexander Co Center for Education, Taylorsville (828) for more information or to sign up for an orientation. The High School Equivalency Program (such as GED) focuses on developing the academic skills needed to earn High School Equivalency through an approved exam (ex: the GED exam). Catawba Valley Community College offers classes in a variety of locations and online. Classes are FREE; however, there is a cost for the GED exam at the end. Scholarship funds may be available to those with demonstrated financial need. Minor students (ages 16 & 17) require written permission from a parent/guardian and may also require a superintendent s signature. Please contact the Basic Skills office at ext (or ext. 4129) or the Alexander Center for Education, Taylorsville (828) for more information or to sign up for an orientation. English as a Second Language (ESL) The ESL program is designed for adults with limited English Skills. Students will learn to speak, read, and write in English. Students will also learn health and safety information, how to deal with cultural differences, U.S. history, basic legal information, and citizenship. Classes are FREE and are available in several locations in Catawba and Alexander counties at various times such as days, nights, and weekends. Please contact the Basic Skills office at ext (or ext. 4357) or the Alexander Center for Education, Taylorsville (828) for more information. Adult Basic Education (ABE) The ABE program teaches adults to develop reading, writing, and math skills. Classes are FREE! Classes are available in several locations in Catawba and Alexander counties at various times such as days, nights, and weekends. Please contact the Basic Skills office at ext. 4353, or the Alexander Center for Education, Taylorsville (828) for more information. Compensatory Education (under ABE) The Compensatory Education courses offered at CVCC are a part of Adult Basic Education designed for adults who have intellectual disabilities or who have suffered a brain injury. These classes allow adults to develop reading, writing, and math skills in a way which promotes independent living and helps students transition to employment and college opportunities. Classes are FREE and are available in several locations in Catawba and Alexander counties. Please contact the Basic Skills office at ext (or ext. 4268) or the Alexander Center for Education, Taylorsville (828) for more information. Math Sense A six-week, intensive basic math review for students whose placement tests indicate this is the appropriate level to begin the developmental math (DMA) series for curriculum studies. Topics include: operations with whole numbers, decimals, and fractions; data analysis and measurement; statistics and probability; basic geometry; order of operations; and a brief introduction to algebraic expressions and integers. Contact the Basic Skills office for registration information , ext English Foundations An eight-week, intensive basic review for students whose placement tests indicate this is the appropriate reading and writing level in which to begin their curriculum studies. Topics include: vocabulary review, comprehension development, grammar review, basic sentence and paragraph construction, and the writing process. Contact the Basic Skills office for registration information (828) , ext Business/TechnologyTraining CAREER CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS Project Management Professional (PMP ) The new Project Management Professional (PMP ) Certification Program is designed to provide participants with the current PMI standards and the latest changes to the PMBOK Guide. The demand for project management expertise continues to grow in all types of organizations and fields. Project Planning and Control $795 July W/T/W 8am 5pm CDC 109A Determining Business Requirements $595 August T/W 8am 5pm CDC 109A Microsoft Project $595 July T/W 8am 5pm CDC 114 PMP/CAPM Exam Prep $795 September 1-1 T/W/Th 8am 5pm CDC 109A Personal Fitness Trainer Certification $648 This course prepares participants for success with key topics that include biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage and health assessment. Upon completion of course and internship, students will be nationally certified through World Instructor Training school (W.I.T.S.), a leader in the field. March 10- May 7 Tu/Th 6:30-8:30pm MPC CAREER CERTIFICATIONS CVCC, in partnership Gatlin Education Services, offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations. Enroll and begin your class any time. Loans and payment plans available to qualified individuals through Gatlin Education Services. For more information, contact Janet Lail at , ext or Please visit for a complete listing of courses. Certified National Pharmaceutical Representative $1,795 Learn the skills necessary to become a certified pharmaceutical sales representative. The program covers pharmacology, medical terminology, physiology, and regulations. Legal Secretary $2,295 Master the skills you need to be a legal secretary and prepare for the National Association of Legal Professionals (NALS) Accredited Legal Secretary (ALS) exam. Paralegal $1,995 The Paralegal Online Training Program will prepare you for success in this growing career field. Your training will prepare you to become a legal secretary or paralegal and to take the certification exam. Advanced Coding for the Physician s Office $1,595 Take the next step in your career and prepare for the Certified Procedural Coding National Certification exam with the help of this online training program. Pharmacy Technician $1,995 Pharmacy technicians support licensed pharmacists in providing health care to patients. Train to enter this rapidly growing field with this respected online program. Veterinary Assistant $1,995 Prepare for a new career as a Veterinary Assistant as you learn how to care for animals and assist the veterinarian during examinations. Freight Broker/Agent Training $1,895 Become a part of the exciting trucking, freight logistics, and transportation industries! This program will teach you everything you need to know to start your own freight business or become a freight agent.
4 Computer Training Photoshop - Basics $75 If you want to work with graphics, Photoshop is the program you need to learn. Learn tools, layering, retouching and image manipulations in this foundation course using an instructor guided tutorial. August 25 - October 13 Tu 6-9pm REP 124 PowerPoint $75 Learn the essentials of developing an effective presentation supported by appealing transparencies, handouts, and speaker notes. May 5-26 Tu 6-9pm EC956 NOTARY PUBLIC TRAINING $75 Students should pre-register for notary classes in person at least two days prior to the class date. Students will be given the notary public handbook at the time of registration. Secretary of State s Office requires all students to read the handbook prior to attending the notary public class. For more information about these classes, please call Janet Lail at , ext or at May 16 S 8:30am 4:30pm EC May MT 5:15pm 8:45pm EC June 11 Th 8:30am 4:30pm EC June 16 Tu 8:30am 4:30pm AC June MT 5:15pm 8:45pm EC July 18 S 8:30am 4:30pm EC July 29 W 8:30am 4:30pm EC August 5 W 8:30am 4:30pm AC August 15 S 8:30am 4:30pm EC August MT 5:15pm 8:45pm EC NORTH CAROLINA INSURANCE PRELICENSING Course Guarantee: Students who take and fail to pass the NC State Licensing Exam will be given a second attempt at no charge if they sit for the State Exam within 10 days of passing the class exam. Guarantee applies to all insurance classes except Medical Supplement/Long-Term Care. Life Only $205 Enroll any date. Online course. This course is designed to prepare students for the NC State Life Insurance Agents Examination. Health Only $205 for the NC State Health & Accident or Sickness Insurance Agents Examination. Life & Health $345 for the NC State Life and Health & Accident or Sickness Insurance Agents Examination. Property Only $205 for the NC State Property Insurance Agents Examination. Casualty Only $205 for the NC State Casualty Insurance Agents Examination. Property & Casualty $345 for the NC State Property & Casualty Insurance Agents Examination. Medicare Supplement/Long-Term Care $170 for the NC State Medicare Supplement/Long-Term Care Insurance Agents Examination. Note: Course guarantee does not apply to Medicare Supplement/Long-Term Care class. Self-Employed Adjuster Prelicensing $345 for the NC State Property & Liability Adjusters Examination. Personal Lines $345 for the NC State Personal Lines Insurance Agents Examination. SUPERVISORY AND LEADERSHIP TRAINING Supervisory Certification Program $850 This certification program provides new or experienced supervisors with the tools and skills necessary for building personal confidence in their leadership role in the workplace. Class meets one day per month for eight months. Topics include the Role of the Supervisor and Change Management, Coaching, Mentoring, and Counseling, Performance Appraisals, Constructive Feedback, Rewards and Recognition, Time Management, Personality Types and Dealing with Difficult People, Employee Relations and Law, Financial Overview for Non-Financial Managers, and Communication in the Workplace. Call/ Susan Blake, , ext TEACHER RENEWAL Online courses begin the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Courses are $75. Visit Some Courses Include: An Introduction to Teaching ESL Creating a Classroom Web Site Creating K-12 Learning Materials Creating the Inclusive Classroom: Strategies for Success Differentiated Instruction in the Classroom Empowering Students With Disabilities Enhancing Language Development in Childhood Guided Reading and Writing Guided Reading Strategies Guiding Kids on the Internet Integrating Technology in the Classroom Microsoft Excel 2007 in the Classroom Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 in the Classroom Microsoft Word 2007 in the Classroom Ready, Set, Read! Response to Intervention: Reading Strategies That Work Singapore Math Strategies: Model Drawing Solving Classroom Discipline Problems Solving Classroom Discipline Problems II Spanish in the Classroom Survival Kit for New Teachers (US) Teaching ESL/EFL Grammar Teaching Math: Grades 4-6 Teaching Science: Grades 4-6 Teaching Smarter With SMART Boards Teaching Students With Autism: Strategies for Success Teaching Writing: Grades 4-6 The Classroom Computer The Creative Classroom The Differentiated Instruction and Response to Intervention Connection Understanding Adolescents Using the Internet in the Classroom Web 2.0: Blogs, Wikis, and Podcasts Working Successfully With Learning Disabled Students Writing for ESL
5 WORKFORCE CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE RENEWAL Auto Dealers Prelicensing $200 This 12-hour course meets the requirements for becoming an Independent Automobile Dealer in the state of NC. May Tu/W 8:30am - 3:30pm EC 1001 June 9-10 Tu/W 8:30am - 3:30pm EC 1001 July Tu/W 8:30am - 3:30pm EC 1001 August Tu/W 8:30am - 3:30pm EC 1001 Auto Dealers Renewal Training $75 This course meets the requirements of the State of North Carolina for six hours of Continuing Education required annually. May 14 Th 9am 4pm EC 1001 June 11 Th 9am 4pm EC 1001 July 23 Th 9am 4pm EC 1001 August 13 Th 9am 4pm EC 1001 Electrical Contractor s Renewal Credit $70 This 8-hour course is designed to provide electrical professionals with updated information on the National Electrical Code and the NC Electrical Code. New materials and procedures, as well as related code requirements are reviewed. Emphasis given to new changes. May 16 Sa 8am 5pm EC 1001 June 13 Sa 8am 5pm EC 1001 July 18 Sa 8am 5pm EC 1001 August 15 Sa 8am 5pm EC 1001 Escort Vehicle Operator Certification $70 This 8-hour course satisfies the requirements set by the NC Dept of Transportation to certify Oversize-Overweight load escort vehicle drivers. May 11 M 8am 5pm EC 958 June 8 M 8am 5pm EC 958 July 13 M 8am 5pm EC 958 August 10 M 8am 5pm EC 958 National Electric Code (NEC) Prep $180 This course is designed for non-licensed individuals who want to prepare for the NC Electrical Contractors Exam. Current code will be thoroughly covered and a practice test will be administered at the end. August 4 - December 8 Tu 6pm - 10pm EC 975 Retail Management & Operations Certificate (NEW) This curriculum was designed for the new or emerging Retail Manager as a tool to increase awareness of and improve skills related to managing and operating a retail enterprise. This curriculum is aligned with industry standards, as determined and validated by retail companies from across the United States, and the nationally recognized Professional Certification in Retail Management, awarded by National Retail Federation (NRF) Foundation. Lessons target five areas of accountability: Selling & Service, Human Resources, Operations, Merchandising, and Financial Reporting. Students will sit for the NRF Certification in Retail Management credential at the end of class. TBA Contact Janet Lail at , ext or cvcc.edu for course dates and other information. ServSafe Training & Certification Exam (NEW) $167 North Carolina regulations require all establishments to have a manager on duty that is ServSafe certified. This regulation applies to hotels and motels with continental breakfast areas as well as traditional restaurants and food vendors. A company that is found to be non-compliant may be required to pay a costly fine as experience a loss of points on its sanitation grade. The ServSafe program helps prepare you for the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification exam. Registration includes book and answer sheet. July (Register by 6/30) Tu/Th 1:30pm 5:30pm EC ServSafe Certification Exam Only (NEW) $80 Renewal exam only. Registration fee includes answer sheet. May 26 (Registration by 5/5) Tu 1:30pm 5:30pm EC August 25 (Registration by 8/4) Tu 1:30pm 5:30pm EC SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Exam Prep (NEW) Earning your SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential establishes you as a recognized expert in the HR field. These new certifications recognize that HR professionals are at the core of leading organizational success. August 6 October 8 Th 5:30pm 9:30pm CDC Vehicle OBDII Emissions Inspection--Initial $88 Covers the training for certification in the OMDII emissions inspection according to NC DMV regulations. Students must bring their drivers license and LT-310 Form (Action form for Inspector/Mechanic Certification) to class. May 9 Sa 8am 5pm VSL 209 June 13 Sa 8am 5pm VSL 209 July 18 Sa 8am 5pm VSL 209 August 15 Sa 8am 5pm VSL 209 Vehicle OBDII Emissions Inspection--Recertification $88 Covers the training for recertification for the OBDII emissions inspection according to NCDMV regulations. Must be certified in OBDII emissions in order to take this class. Students must bring drivers license & LT310 Form to class. May 16 Sa 8am - Noon VSL 209 June 27 Sa 8am - Noon VSL 209 July 25 Sa 8am - Noon VSL 209 August 29 Sa 8am - Noon VSL 209 Vehicle Safety Inspection $70 Learn the proper procedures for conducting vehicle safety inspections on motor vehicles according to NC DMV regulations. Students must bring drivers license and LT-310 Form (DMV Action Form for Inspector/Mechanic Certification) to class. May 2 Sa 8am 5pm VSL 209 June 6 Sa 8am 5pm VSL 209 July 11 Sa 8am 5pm VSL 209 August 8 Sa 8am 5pm VSL 209 Business/Advanced Manufacturing CATAWBA VALLEY FURNITURE ACADEMY Furniture Fundamentals $180, plus materials This course introduces students to the basic concepts of manufacturing and careers with-in the furniture industry. The course includes training in core concepts such as manufacturing concepts, measurements and math, teamwork and communications, safety, lean, and problem solving. TBD M/Tu/W/Th 5:30pm - 8:30pm CDC Pattern Making This course covers the techniques and procedures for fabricating cutting patterns. Topics include frame measurement, pattern development, and pattern making. *Take Manual Cutting prior to this course. TBD M/Tu/W/Th 5:30pm - 8:30pm EC 1079 Manual Cutting Module I includes understanding work order specifications, pattern placement, working with patterns on fabric, fabric characteristics, cutting techniques, proper use of cutting tools, and cutting and sewing simple fabrics. Module II covers advanced cutting on a variety of fabrics and furniture styles. Emphasis is placed on cutting complex patterns for a variety of furniture styles, flow matching and the use of patterned fabrics. *Take Furniture Fundamentals prior to this course. TBD M/Tu/W/Th/F 5:30pm - 8:30pm EC 1079 Automated Cutting Module I introduces the basic operating procedures of automated cutting equipment in the upholstery industry. Emphasis is placed on operation of automated cutting equipment. Module II covers computer functions as they relate to the operation of the automated cutter. Topics include correcting and positioning of markers on fabric, cutting of multiple layers of fabric, and an overview of software. *Take Manual Cutting prior to this course. TBD M/Tu/W/Th 5:30pm - 8:30pm EC 1079
6 Sewing Module I introduces skills needed to sew upholstery and covers operation of a standard sewing machine. Topics include exposure to hand cutting, machine operation, safety, adjustments and maintenance, threading, and sewing straight lines, corners, curves, and welts. Upon completion, students should be able to operate and maintain a standard sewing machine for upholstery fabric. Module II covers operation of more advanced equipment on complex fabric patterns and designs. Emphasis is placed on double needle, zipper, border, and computerized machines and on matching stripes and patterns. Upon completion, students should be able to operate advanced sewing equipment on complex fabrics. *Take Furniture Fundamentals prior to this course. TBD M/Tu/W/Th 5:30-8:30pm EC 1079 Introduction to Upholstery $ This course teaches students the fundamentals of upholstering furniture starting with basic seat construction, and introducing safe use of inside and outside upholstery tools, materials and techniques. *Take Furniture Fundamentals prior to this course. TBD M/Tu/W/Th 5:30pm - 8:30pm EC 1079 Spring Up This course covers seat construction for a variety of furniture styles. Topics include webbing, light-weight springs, and eight-way tie construction. Upon completion, students should be able to develop seat construction for furniture styles ranging from simple to complex. *Take Introduction to Upholstery prior to this course. TBD M/Tu/W/Th 5:30pm - 8:30pm EC 1079 Inside Upholstery Module I covers basic aspects of inside upholstering tasks for simple furniture styles. Topics include the padding and upholstering, seat decks, inside backs and arms and fitting cushions. Upon completion, students should be able to upholster seat decks, arms, inside backs and arms and fit cushions for comfort. Module II covers advanced inside upholstering tasks for chairs, love seats, and sofas. Emphasis is placed on channeling and tufting for all styles and types. Upon completion, students should be able to complete inside upholstering of complex styles of furniture and be comfortable working with a variety of fabrics and patterns. *Take Introduction to Upholstery prior to this course. TBD M/Tu/W/Th 5:30pm - 8:30 pm EC 1079 Outside Upholstery Module I introduces the application of an outside cover to a basic frame. Topics include double covering and proper use of padding on the outside of chairs, love seats, and sofas. Upon completion, students should be able to cover and pad the outside of chairs, love seats, and sofas. Module II covers application of outside coverings to frames using more complex fabric and decoration. Emphasis is placed on applying skirts and decorative trim, including matching of stripes. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in covering furniture outside and applying decorative trim and matching of stripes. *Take Introduction to Upholstery prior to this course. TBD M/Tu/W/Th 5:30pm - 8:30 pm EC 1079 MECHATRONICS Contact Kristin Wright at , ext for class dates and times. Mechatronics combines the disciplines of mechanics, fluid power, electricity, and electronic controls (PLCs). CVCC s Continuing Education Mechatronics program equips students with practical knowledge and hands-on skills required to install, repair, and maintain the complex machines used in advanced manufacturing. Mechatronics Fundamentals Certificate $180 tuition + $380 materials Consists of three modules that cover Industrial Mechanics, Fluid Power, and Industrial Electricity. Students may enroll in the entire 144 hour program or may, alternatively, enroll in the individual modules. Students who successfully complete this program will earn a CVCC certificate and will also have an opportunity to earn a 3rd party nationally recognized credential. Mechatronics Fundamentals Module 1 $125 + materials Industrial Mechanics - This course provides students with a solid foundation of mechanical knowledge on which they can build. Mechatronics Fundamentals Module 2 $125 + materials Fluid Power - This course covers the basic principles of pneumatics and hydraulics to help students develop troubleshooting and repair skills for these systems. Mechatronics Fundamentals Module 3 $125 + materials Industrial Electricity - This course will familiarize students with the basic principles of electricity as well as common electrical components and devices that are encountered in industrial applications. Mechatronics Controls Certificate $180 tuition + $400 materials The Mechatronics Controls Certificate program consists of three modules that cover Motor Controls, PLCs, and Mechatronic Systems. Students who successfully complete this program will earn a CVCC certificate and will also have an opportunity to earn a 3rd party nationally recognized credential. Pre-requisite: Mechatronics Fundamentals or demonstrated knowledge. SIX SIGMA - ISO - MSSC Six Sigma Green Belt $1175 This course includes 24 classroom hours of interactive and dynamic online instruction. Participants will learn the tools needed to define, measure, analyze, improve and control a Six Sigma project. Upon successful completion of the course and final exam, students will receive a CVCC Six Sigma Green Belt Certification. June 3 - July 15 W 8am Noon CDC Six Sigma Black Belt $2750 Provides 40 hours of classroom instruction of interactive and dynamic online instruction. The course prepares you to become an effective Six Sigma Project Leader. It also prepares you to take the ASQ Six Sigma Black Belt Certification exam. The course itself includes training in Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, Control Charts, Introduction to Inferential Statistics, use of Minitab software, Introduction to Lean Principles, and many other areas of training. Upon successful completion of the course and final exam, students will receive a CVCC Six Sigma Black Belt Certification. July 6 - September 21 M 8am Noon CDC ISO/TS Internal Auditor Training $600 This course is designed to help anyone responsible for management systems auditing to become a more proficient professional. It will cover a number of areas including: audit preparation, audit performance, audit reporting, auditing tools, and many other components of the process. August 5, 6, & 7 W/Th/F 8am - 5pm CDC Human Resources Development The Human Resources Development Program (HRD) is designed to provide training and assistance to students who wish to increase knowledge of self, sharpen communication and human relation skills, explore career and educational options, set realisic goals, prepare a professional resume, learn effective interviewing and networking techniques and conduct an active job search. Students enrolling in HRD classes may be eligible for a fee waiver if they meet certain criteria: Unemployed Received notice of lay-off Working and eligible for Federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Working and earning at or below 200% of federal poverty guidelines For more information about HRD, call , ext. 4370, ext. 4522, or visit the website: Class dates are subject to change without notice. Computer Literacy for the Workplace East Campus $125 Develop a moderate comfort level of basic computer-use skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and keyboarding. Learn to use technology in searching for jobs, researching career and occupational information, compiling resumes, cover letters and applications. Understand the impact of social media on employment and understand the role of technology in the workplace. May 4 - May 27 M/Tu/W 8am - Noon EC 946
7 June 1 - June 24 M/Tu/W 8am - Noon EC 946 July 6 - July 29 M/Tu/W 8am - Noon EC 946 Computer Literacy for the Workplace Alexander County $125 On Demand Tu/Th 1pm - 5pm AC Employability Lab DAY Open Entry East Campus $180 Prepare to earn a Career Readiness Certificate. Utilizing the KeyTrain module, Career Readiness Certificate. Lab instructors are also available to assist in completing a resume. Bring job information and references information. Copies of resumes will be printed. Search for job openings on NCWorks Online. A new addition to the class is the ACT Soft Skills Suite which encompasses the skills needed by employers. NC Works Career Center - Catawba is partnering with CVCC in this process. May 19 - August 6 Tu/W/Th 9am - Noon; 1-4pm EC 1046 Employability Lab NIGHT Open Entry East Campus $180 May 18 - August 10 M 5:30pm 8:30pm EC 1046 Employability Lab DAY Open Entry Alexander County $180 May 19 - August 6 Tu/Th 8:30am 12:30pm AC New Start Career Skills $180 Use technology in searching for jobs, researching career and occupational information, compiling resumes, cover letters and applications. Earn a Career Readiness Certificate, learn appropriate workplace behavior, effective job search & job retention skills, interviewing tips & techniques, time, stress, problem solving skills at work and at home, and dealing with negative information. Goodwill Career Connection is a partnewship endeavor. April 8 - June 25 $ W/Th 1pm - 5pm AC May $ M/Tu/W 8:30am - 12:30pm GW June 8-24 $ M/Tu/W 8:30am - 12:30pm GW July $ M/Tu/W 8:30am - 12:30pm GW Pathways to Health Careers - East Campus $70 The curriculum is based on a specific occupation in healthcare including Phlebotomy, Medical Terminology, Nurse Aid I, etc., and addresses one or more of the following topics: career exploration, job seeking and keeping strategies, entry-level skill awareness and development, and training success strategies including note-taking, test-taking strategies, reducing text anxiety, and preparing for certification exams and placement tests. A prerequisite for Phlebotomy and NA I. (Pre-test given in this class). June 1-4 M/Tu/W/Th 8am - 2:30pm ASU 1114 July 6-9 M/Tu/W/Th 8am - 2:30pm ASU 1114 August 3-6 M/Tu/W/Th 8am - 2:30pm ASU 1114 Pathways to Health Careers - Alexander Center June T/W/Th 5:30-9:30pm AC Pathways to Healthcare - Goodwill, Conover May Tu/W/Th 5-9pm GW July Tu/W/Th 5-9pm GW Health & Human Services For more information: Contact Donna Davis, (828) , ext ALL CLASSES REQUIRE TEXTS UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED EMT-Basic course 5/18/15-08/13/15 MTWTH 6-10 pm ACE This course introduces basic emergency medical care. Topics include preparatory, airway, patirent assessment, medical emergencies, trauma, infants and children, and operations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve NC State or National Registry EMT-Basic credentialing. Students will be required to complete a criminal background check including sex offender and public protection registry covering a minimum of seven years. In addition, some clinical facilities require students to submit to a drug screening. Must be 17 years old to by class end date to register. After successful completion of the class/lab portion, students will be assigned to a 12 hour (1 time) clinical rotation. Healthcare Provider CPR Initial and Recertification courses are available monthly. Contact Carla Black at ext for available dates, times and locations. Cost $ and group discounts are available upon request. ICD-10 for Outpatient Coding $70 + Text Prerequisites: Advanced Coding, or 1 yr experience as a coder, or proof of coder certification. June 15 - July 27 M 6pm 9pm EC 958 Medical Front Office/Billing $180 + Text Prerequisite: Med Term April 20 - July 27 M/Tu 5:30-8:30pm EC 947 Medical Terminology $180 + Text Prerequisite: HS Diploma/GED April 27 - August 10 M/W 5:30-8:30pm EC 1010 Pharmacy Technician Training $180 + Text Prerequisite: HS Diploma/GED July 21 - September 24 Tu/W/Th 5-8:00pm AC 126 October 6 - December 17 Tu/W/Th 5-8:00pm EC 1001 Medication Aide $ This course is designed to prepare non-licensed personnel with the skills required by the North Carolina Board of Nursing to practice as a Medication Aide in long-term care/skilled nursing facilities within the state of North Carolina. Upon successful completion, students are eligible to sit for the NC State Medication Administration Certification Examination (MACE) in order to become listed on the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation Medication Aide Registry. Required at registration: Current US government issued, signature bearing photo ID, and GED or high school diploma, Certificate of completion of a NC Board Approved Nurse Aide I program and be currently listed on the NC Nurse Aide I Registry with no substantiated findings. Textbook required. April 13 - May 4 MW 8am-2:30pm EC 948 Nurse Aide I $ This course introduces basic nursing skills required to provide personal care for patients, residents, or clients in various health care settings by nonlicensed personnel. Students will participate in supervised classroom, lab, and clinical experiences consistent with standards of practice upheld by the NC Board of Nursing (NCBON) and OBRA. Emphasis is placed on communication, safety, patients rights, personal care, vital signs, elimination, nutrition, emergencies, rehabilitation, and mental health. Upon completion, students should be able to possess adequate knowledge of the required topics and demonstrate the necessary skills to sit for the National Nurse Aide Administration Program Examination (NNAAP). Required at registration: Current US government issued, signature bearing photo ID, and GED or high school diploma. Prerequisites: Successful completion of Pathways to CNA and Pre-test (or) documentation of placement into English 111 (or) completion of Reading 090. Textbook, Workbook & Manual required. April 7 - July 16 Tu/Th 8am-4:30pm EC 970/971 April 21 - July 30 Tu/Th 8am-4:30pm Goodwill May 11 - December 7 Tu/Th 5pm-9pm Goodwill May 18 - August 6 M/Tu/Th 8am-4:30pm Goodwill June 1 - September 14 MW 8am-4:30pm Goodwill July 13 - October 19 MW 8am-4:30pm EC 970/971 July 28 - October 29 Tu/Th 8am-4:30pm EC 970/971 August 11 - November 12 Tu/Th 8am-4:30pm Goodwill August 17 - March 21 MW 5pm-9pm EC 970/971 August 18 - November 19 Tu/Th 8am-4:30pm ACE 125 August 18-3/10/16 Tu/Th 5pm-9pm ACE 125
8 Nurse Aide II $ This course provides training of non-licensed personnel in selected advanced nurse aide procedures. Students will participate in supervised classroom, lab, and clinical experiences consistent with standards of practice upheld by the NC Board of Nursing (NCBON) and OBRA. Emphasis is placed on infection control, sterile technique, wound care, observation and maintenance of oxygen therapy, oropharyngeal suctioning, established tracheostomy care, enteral nutrition, urinary and bowel elimination. Upon successful completion, students should be able to qualify with the NC Board of Nursing to obtain their CNA II certification. Required at registration: Current US government issued, signature-bearing photo-id, High school diploma or GED, Certificate of completion of a NC Board Approved Nurse Aide I program and be currently listed on the NC Nurse Aide I Registry with no substantiated findings. Textbook & Manual required. May 5- September 17 TTH 8am-1pm EC 948 Nurse Aide I Refresher $ This course provides a review of the fundamentals of basic nursing care for individuals who have previously been listed on the NC DHSR as a CNA I and have a lapse with their current certification. This program grants individuals possessing an out of state CNA I Certification access in gaining adequate knowledge through the introduction of the NC Nurse Aide I Approved-Curriculum. During this course, the basic Nurse Aide I theory and skills are reviewed which includes lab practice of personal care procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to possess adequate knowledge of the required topics and demonstrate the necessary skills to sit for the National Nurse Aide Administration Program Examination (NNAAP). Required at registration: Current US government issued, signature bearing photo ID, Documented proof of listing as a CNA I on a state registry, Documented proof of any name change since initial/previous listing, Documented proof of expired Nurse Aide I listing within the past two years. Textbook & Manual required. May 4 - May 20 MW 8am-4:30pm ACE 125 Phlebotomy $ Prerequisite: Pathways to Healthcare, HS Diploma/GED. NOTE: Effective for classes beginning on or after July 1, 2014: All Phlebotomy Students will be required to complete a Federal and North Carolina criminal background check including sex offender and public protection registry covering a minimum of seven years. In addition, some clinical facilities require students to submit to a drug screening. Students will practice sticking technique on each other in class. Must be 18 to register. AFTER successful completion of the class/lab portion, students will be assigned to a 40 hour (1 week) clinical rotation. Second shift clinical sites (night) are very limited. Pre-test, high school diploma or GED required. July 27 - September 29 M/Tu/W 4-9pm EC 949 July 20 - October 26 M/W 8:30am 1:30pm EC 949 Augut 12 - November 18 W/Th 8:00am 1:00pm AC 126 Public Safety CPR Initial and Recertification classes available monthly Cost: $70, Group rates available Contact Carla Black, , ext Community Enrichment Defensive Driving & 25 If you have received a traffic citation in Catawba, Burke or Caldwell counties, you may be eligible to have it reduced by the District Attorney by completing a Defensive Driving and/or 25 course. If eligible, this course must be completed at least five working days before your scheduled court date and there will be no driver s license points, no insurance points, and no court appearance. For additional information: Contact: or Cheri Toney at Unemployed? The NCWorks Job-Driven Initiative Grant provides funding for pre-employment training for specific entry-level technical jobs. Training will be focused on skill competencies that lead to industry-recognized or state-regulated credentials. Contact Dana Glenn at (828) , ext Summerscapes 2015 An Exremely Creative and Outrageously Entertaining Summer Learning Experience for Fun Lovin Kids ages 5-16 June 22 - August 6 Visit our website today! cvcc.edu/summerscapes Visit the Continuing Education web page at: Enrichment/ Contact the CVCC Main Campus at and CVCC Alexander Center at Or visit the college s website at cvcc.edu for additional information about our campus, degree offerings, training opportunities, student information, and much more!