Robeson Community College

Career Enhancement

Check out the opportunities for career enhancement classes at Robeson Community College!

 

EFFECTIVE TEACHER TRAINING

 

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NOTE:  The Public Schools of Robeson County no longer requires this training class.  Please contact Public Schools of Robeson County for more information.

Many school systems require a certain number of hours of training prior to becoming a Substitute Teacher.  This is a 36-hour training that provides hands-on activities and role playing to prepare you for teaching children of all ages.  Robeson Community College offers day, night and weekend classes to fit your schedule. 

To register, click on the link about “Click Here To Register for Classes”. The cost of the course is $125 plus a $2.00 access fee.  A textbook entitled “The First Days of School” by Harry and Rosemary Wong (5th Edition) is required and can be purchased through the RCC Bookstore for $42.00.  Contact Melinda Chavis (910) 272-3604 or Julie Baxley (910) 272-3671 for additional information.

 

Effective Teacher Training Schedule 

ONLINE/HYBRID CLASSES (Virtual Lecture sessions using Microsoft Teams platform will be on Mondays and Thursdays from 6pm to 8pm.)

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DAY CLASSES (FACE-TO-FACE)

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This course is required for anyone interested in becoming a Notary Public for the first time. It is recommended for all notaries as a refresher course.

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

  1. Be at least 18 years of age or legally emancipated as defined in Article 35 of Chapter 7B of the General Statutes;
  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.

Students must provide current state or federal picture identification for admission to class.  The active duty military and civilian ID cards DO NOT meet the identification requirements.  Also students must have a copy of the current edition of The Notary Public Manual for North Carolina, March 2016It is strongly recommended that students study the manual prior to class attendance to be better prepared for the state examination given at the end of the class.  

Preregistration and payment is required three days prior to class start date.  Cost of the course is $70.00 plus $2.00 access fee. 

To register, please click on the link above that states “Click Here to Register for Classes”.  You may also visit the Charles V. Chrestman Workforce Development Center to complete the registration paperwork and make payment in person.  For more information, please contact Melinda Chavis (910) 272-3604. 

Class Dates:

Day ClassClass meets from 8:00 am – 6:00 pm.
NO Class in December 2023
February 15, 2024
March 21, 2024
April 18, 2024
May 16, 2024
Night ClassClass meets from 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm.  
April 23 & 25, 2024

REAL ESTATE

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PRE-LICENSING CLASSES

Real Estate Provisional Broker Class

This course is designed to meet the educational requirements for a provisional broker as prescribed by the NC Real Estate Commission. Topics include basic real estate principles and practices, law and contracts, financing, closing valuation, fair housing and real estate laws. For more information, go to www.ncrec.gov.  To register please click “Register for Classes” above.  If you have any questions, please contact Melinda Chavis (910) 272-3604.

Class Cost:  $182.00

Required Textbook – “North Carolina Real Estate Today” 3rd edition   ISBN is 978-1-7337996-7-6 

Please call the bookstore to get updated price.  910.272.3520

DAY CLASS:

05/13/2024 – 08/26/2024                          Mondays                           9:00 am – 3:30 pm

08/09/2024 – 12/13/2024                           Fridays                               8:00 am – 1:00 pm

NIGHT CLASS:

05/14/2024 – 08/20/2024                         Tuesdays & Thursdays      5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

09/05/2024 – 12/12/2024                          Tuesdays & Thursdays      5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

 

Real Estate Review – Exam Prep

This course is designed to provide an intensive review of topics and is designed to prepare the student for the sales and broker licensing examination. Topics covered include real estate terms, contracts, leases, ownership, licensing law, finance, listing and closing of property, property valuation, and building construction.

Dates Coming Soon!

Cost:  $72.00

No textbook required.

 

POST LICENSING CLASSES:

POST 301 BROKER RELATIONSHIPS & RESPONSIBILITIES

The Post 301 – Broker Relationships and Responsibilities course is one of the three 30-classroom hour courses in the North Carolina mandatory Post licensing education program. At least one course must be completed annually by North Carolina provisional brokers within three (3) years after initial licensure to remain eligible for active license status. The primary objective of the course is to provide instruction at a level beyond that provided in Prelicensing courses on topics deemed to be of special importance. Topics addressed in this course include: .a review of agency relationships in real estate residential and commercial sales and commercial property management transactions, .a real estate broker’s legal duties to clients and customers, .a step-by-step review and discussion of the functions and responsibilities of a real estate broker when working with sellers and buyers, .a review of issues associated with transactions in progress when a broker leaves a firm, and .a review of license status and education issues. For more information, go to http://www.ncrec.state.nc.us/   To register, click above where it shows “Click Here to Register” or call Melinda Chavis at 910.272.3604 for more information.

February 24 & 25 and March 2 & 3, 2024          Saturday and Sunday                  Room 1803

COST:  $127

 

POST 302 BROKER CONTRACTS & CLOSING

The Post 302 – Contracts and Closing course is one of the three 30-instructional hour courses in the North Carolina mandatory Post-licensing education program. At least one course must be completed annually by North Carolina provisional brokers within three (3) years after initial licensure to remain eligible for active license status. The primary objective of the course is to provide instruction at a level beyond that provided in Prelicensing courses on topics deemed to be of special importance. Topics addressed in this course include: selected basic contract law concepts, real estate sales contract preparation, sales contract procedures, buyer’s due diligence, closing procedures, real estate Settlement Procedures Act, closing disclosure preparation, contracts for deed, options, and selected real estate license status and education issues. For more information, go to http://www.ncrec.state.nc.us/  To register, click above where it shows “Click Here to Register” or call Melinda Chavis at 910.272.3604 for more information.

 

April 13, 14, 20 and 21, 2024                            Saturday & Sunday                            Room 1802

 

POST 303 NC LAW, RULES & LEGAL CONCEPTS

The Post 303 – NC Law, Rules, and Legal Concepts course is one of the three 30-instructional hour courses in the North Carolina mandatory Post-licensing education program. At least one course must be completed annually by North Carolina provisional brokers within three (3) years after initial licensure to remain eligible for active license status. The primary objective of the course is to provide instruction at a level beyond that provided in Pre-licensing courses on topics deemed to be of special importance. Topics addressed in this course include general North Carolina licensing requirements, brokerage compensation issues, the disciplinary process, specialized types of real estate, property management in NC, and miscellaneous NC laws and legal concepts.  To register, click above where it shows “Click Here to Register” or call Melinda Chavis at 910.272.3604 for more information.

May 18, 19 & June 1, 2, 2024                      Saturday & Sunday                       Room 1802

 

 

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Robeson Community College and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) have partnered to offer an insurance career pathway with scholarship opportunities for students. 

Three academies will be held per year with the first Insurance Pre-licensing Academy beginning February 6, 2023. The academy offers the pre-licensing education required by the North Carolina Department of Insurance (NCDOI) to become an insurance licensee. Program courses will include Life Insurance, Accident & Health/Sickness Insurance and Medicare Supplement/Long-Term Care/Estate Insurance. Students will be provided with a student kit that includes a laptop and other essential tools to complete the course and successfully begin a career in the insurance field.

Information Session – January 16, 2024, from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm located in the Truist Room in the Workforce Development Center on the main campus of Robeson Community College.

Interested students should contact Melinda Chavis 910.272.3604 mchavis@robeson.edu for more information. 

Class Dates: Students must enroll and successfully complete both classes listed below for the Insurance Academy

Insurance Pre-Licensing Class

02/01/2024 – 03/28/2024             Thursdays                              5:30 pm – 8:30 pm  CLASS IS FULL!

ADDITIONAL DATES COMING SOON!

Insurance Employability Skills

02/05/2024 – 02/20/2024           Mondays & Tuesdays             5:30 pm – 8:30 pm 

CLASS IS FULL!

ADDITIONAL DATES COMING SOON!

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INCOME MAINTENANCE CASE WORKER  (Department of Social Services)

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GAIN SKILLS THAT WILL PREPARE YOU TO WORK AS AN INCOME MAINTENANCE CASE WORKER WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

 This training is a two phase training consisting of 48 hours of training in each phase.  Phase I Intro to Human Services and Phase II Income Maintenance Case Worker.  Classes must be taken in order.

Phase I Introduction to Human Services – Training consists of

  • Entry-level soft skills required for Department of Social Services
  • Customer service
  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills
  • Interview tips and resume skills
  • NC FAST terminology and navigation
  • National Career Readiness Certificate through WorkKeys training
  • 48-hour class which meets Monday and Tuesday nights for three hours
  • HRD Fee Waiver available for those meeting eligibility criteria requirements.

Phase II Income Maintenance Case Worker – Training consists of

  • More in depth training in NC FAST system
  • Updating/changing demographics on individuals/families which can affect eligibility and services received
  • This is a second class at a cost of $125 – NO fee waiver available. Outside funding sources may be available.

DATES:

Introduction to Human Services (Phase I)  Cost $125  HRD Fee Waiver Available for those meeting eligibility requirements.

  

Income Maintenance Case Worker               Cost $125 + $2.00 CAPS fee + 

Dates Coming Soon     

          

LOCATION:         

Cost $125 for each class plus $2.00 CAPS Fee.

**FEE WAIVER available for those individuals meeting eligibility criteria for Phase I only

To register for this class, please click on the link above “Click Here to Register for Classes”.  For more information, please contact Melinda Chavis (910) 272-3604.

BASIC AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICS 

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The course prepares individuals for an entry level position as automotive service technicians who inspect, maintain, and repair automobiles and light trucks that run on gasoline, electricity, or alternative fuels. Topics may include: brakes, electrical/electronic systems, engine performance, suspension & steering, automatic transmission & transaxle, engine repair, heating & air conditioning, manual drive train & axles, and alternative fuel technologies. Upon completion, students may sit for industry-recognized credentials.  Call (910) 272-3630 to register.   Registration and payment is required one week prior to class start date.  

Date Day Time
08/29/22 – 01/25/23 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
 *1 Saturday per month 8:30am – 3:30pm
Cost: $182.60

SMALL ENGINE REPAIR

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Date Day Time
08/29/22 – 01/25/23 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
 *1 Saturday per month 8:30am – 3:30pm
Cost: $182.60

VEHICLE SAFETY INSPECTIONS & OBD II   

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This course is designed to meet the training sixteen (16) hours and licensing requirements (initial and/or renewal) for Vehicle Safety  and OBD II Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau.  Upon completion, the student will understand the rules, regulations and procedures for conducting a vehicle safety inspection.  Students must register for each class required.  

 

Date Day Time
2/5/24 – 2/6/24 (Safety) Monday, Tuesday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
2/7/24 – 2/8/24 (OBDII) Wednesday, Thursday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
4/1/24 – 4/2/24  (Safety) Monday, Tuesday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
4/3/24 – 4/4/24 (OBDII) Wednesday, Thursday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
6/3/24 – 6/4/24 (Safety) Monday, Tuesday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
6/5/24 – 6/6/24 (OBDII) Wednesday, Thursday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
Cost: $70.00

To register, CLICK HERE or call 910-272-3630.

MOTOR VEHICLE DEALER INITIAL LICENSE                                                    

This 12-hour of pre-licensing training is required to become an Independent Automobile Dealer and apply for the Used Motor Vehicle Dealer’s License.  Class size is limited.   Registration and payment is required one week prior to class start date.  

Dates Days Time
12/11/23 – 12/14/23 Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
4/15/24 – 4/18/24 Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday 5:30pm – 9:30pm

 

                                                         MOTOR VEHICLE DEALER RENEWAL                                                                

This course meets the 6-hours required of the NC Department of Motor Vehicles for independent car dealers’ annual license renewal.  Class size is limited.

 

Dates Days Time
10/17/23 – 10/19/23 Tuesday & Thursday 6:00pm – 9:00pm
2/20/24 – 2/22/24 Tuesday & Thursday 6:00pm – 9:00pm
6/18/24 – 6/20/24 Tuesday & Thursday 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Cost: $70.00

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Attend this 8-hour training class to receive classroom lecture and hands-on practice to become a certified forklift operator.  You must be 18 years of age to attend this class.

 

Date Day Time
February 17, 2024 Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm
March 16, 2024 Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm
April 20, 2024 Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm
May 18, 2024 Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Cost: $72.60
For more information, please contact Melinda Chavis 910.272.3604.

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This class provides an overview of cybersecurity standards and law.  Topics include common cyber-attacks, identifying threats, how to respond when a threat has been identified and tips and techniques to defend yourself against threats.

This is an online course using Microsoft Teams platform to provide virtual lectures.  Activities and assignments will be conducted online.

Start date:  Dates Coming Soon!

End Date:   

Cost: $182.00  ($2.00 is mandated fee for all continuing education students.

To register for class, click above where it states “Click Here to Register for Classes”.  This will take you directly to our registration form.  Once we receive the form, you will receive an email with instructions on how to pay online.

 

This is a HYBRID class.  Class will have an online presence and face-to-face scheduled classes.

 

The focus of the Medical Administrative Assistant program is to prepare students for entry-level employment as medical office receptionists, medical billing clerks, medical records clerks and other administrative positions in a variety of settings. Through the program, students gain knowledge of medical terminology, general medical office procedures and acquire the skills necessary to deliver effective customer service and perform important administrative duties. Courses are designed to equip students with the skills needed to perform medical transcription and develop and maintain patient files and records. Additionally, students become familiar with basic procedural and diagnostic coding systems and processes, medical records management, coding applications, reimbursement, medical ethics and compliance and HIPAA rules and regulations related to the privacy and security of patient information. Upon completion, the student will have the knowledge to sit for industry-recognized certifications.  For more information, please contact Melinda Chavis at 910.272.3604.

 

Class Cost:  $180 + $2.00 mandated fee for all Continuing Education students.

Dates:

September 5, 2023 – December 12, 2023     Monday & Tuesday     5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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Robeson Community College, the North Carolina Community College System, and Carolinas Association of General Contractors have partnered to create an 8 week Construction Bootcamp.  Students will learn the basic foundational skills for entry level positions in the contraction field.  Students will obtain certifications in the following areas:

  • NCCER Core
  • OSHA 10
  • Forklift Operator

Classes will begin on Monday, October 2, 2023.  Class will meet on Monday – Thursday from 7″30 am – 3:30 pm for 8 weeks.  For more information, please contact Melinda Chavis at 910.272.3604 or Julie Baxley 910.272.3671.

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Fundamentals of Culinary

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This course introduces the fundamental concepts, skills and techniques in basic cookery, and moist, dry and combination heat. Emphasis is placed on recipe conversion, measurements, terminology, classical knife cuts, safe food/equipment handling, flavorings/seasonings, stocks/sauces/soups, and related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to exhibit the basic cooking skills used in the foodservice industry.

COURSE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course, students with should be able to do the following:

  • Have the knowledge of basic food-service industry history
  • Describe and implement the needed steps in preventing food poisoning and food-borne diseases
  • Demonstrate recipe conversion
  • Exhibit basic cooking skills used in the foodservice industry

INSTRUCTOR:  Chef Guy Forsberg 

COST:  $125 + $2.00 access fee

Other Materials/Supplies

Students are required to have one pair of non-slip rubber-soled shoes, and hair restraints. Rules of sanitation must be followed; therefore short, clean fingernails are a must with no polish and/or artificial nails. The wearing of jewelry, except a plain wedding band, is also not authorized. Students are encouraged to bring in their own Knife kit that should include but not limited to a Chef knife, boning knife, paring knife, and slicing knife. If there are any questions, please contact the instructor.

For more information, please contact Melinda Chavis at 910.272.3604.