Robeson Community College

Career Enhancement

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




Ever thought about a career in banking?  In this class, you will be given an overview of the many areas in the banking industry.  One or more of the following topics will be covered:  customer service, problem solving, communication, team work, and work ethic.  Attending this class will make you more marketable for jobs in the banking industry.  Students will be given the opportunity to visit an area banking facility.  Fee waiver available for individuals meeting eligibility criteria.  For more information call (910) 272-3671.


COMING September 2023



This course has been developed to prepare individuals to work in an entry-level position as a Client Service Associate. There are a number of client service centers within the region that regularly recruit individuals who are equipped with essential workplace readiness skills needed to thrive in this type work environment. Students will explore concepts of Client Service employment with an emphasis on professionalism, client services, communication skills, computer basics, care center environment, best practices, employment techniques, job application/resumes.

Learning Objectives:

  • Standards of perfect client experience
  • Computer basics & Conflict resolution
  • An overview of call center operations
  • Employment techniques & Leadership skills
  • On-the-job professionalism & Goal setting skills
  • Customer service skills & Phone etiquette
  • Effective communication skills

Cost of this course is $180.  Limited number of scholarships available.  

If you have any questions or would like to register for this class, please call 910.272.3671.

COMING November 2023




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.)

  • October 9 – 27, 2023
  • November 6 – 22, 2023
  • December 4 – 22, 2023


Mon-Thurs | 8 am – 5:30 pm

  • October 2 – 5, 2023
  • November 6 – 9, 2023
  • December 4 – 7, 2023



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 or Julie Baxley (910) 272-3671. 

Class Dates:

Day ClassClass meets from 8:00 am – 6:00 pm.
October 19, 2023
November 16, 2023
December 14, 2023
Night ClassClass meets from 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm.
October 24 & 26, 2023



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  To register please click “Register for Classes” above.  If you have any questions, please contact Melinda Chavis (910) 272-3604 or Julie Baxley (910)272-3671.

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


October 2, – December 8, 2023                    M, W, F                           9:00 am – 12:00 pm



September 5 – December 12, 2023                M & T                                 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM        


Click HERE to register!

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. Each academy is taught hybrid for a duration of six weeks. 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.

Recruitment events and activities TBA.

Interested students should contact program coordinator Donald Oxendine, or program Director Julie Baxley at 

Class Dates:

Current classes are full at this time!  Registration for the 2024 Academies will begin October 1, 2023.

Header Image

INCOME MAINTENANCE CASE WORKER  (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.


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

 Dates Coming Soon   

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

Dates Coming Soon     



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 or Julie Baxley (910)272-3671.  


CLICK HERE to register!

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


CLICK HERE to register!

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


CLICK HERE to register!

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
8/7/23 – 8/8/23 (Safety) Monday, Tuesday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
8/9/23 – 8/10/23 (OBDII) Wednesday, Thursday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
10/2/23 – 10/3/23 (Safety) Monday, Tuesday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
10/4/23 – 10/5/23 (OBDII) Wednesday, Thursday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
12/4/23 – 12/5/23 (Safety) Monday, Tuesday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
12/6/23 – 12/7/23 (OBDII) Wednesday, Thursday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
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
8/14/23 – 8/17/23 Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
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

To register, CLICK HERE or Call 910-272-3604.


CLICK HERE to register!

Date Day Time
Coming Soon Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Coming Soon Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Cost: $72.60

Click HERE to register!


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.


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

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.