Robeson Community College

Career Enhancement

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

 

 

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

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These evening courses provide students with welding shop safety, basic welding techniques and cutting  and brazing procedures.  Construction math and blueprint reading is covered in these courses.  Students interested in American Welding Society  (AWS) certification and credentials are discussed.

 

Date Day Time
01/09/23 – 05/10/23 Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Cost: $182.60

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Date Day Time
12/17/23  Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm
01/07/23 Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm
02/04/23 Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Cost: $72.60

HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning)

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Date: Days: Times
06//22 – 08/11/22 Monday – Thursday 10:00am – 5:00pm

Cost: $182.60

Basic Electrical

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This course prepares individuals for an entry level general maintenance position responsible for basic troubleshooting of electrically powered equipment.

Topics include:

-Residential wiring

-Ohm’s law

-NEC Code

-Industrial Motors

-Alternating and directing currents

-Indicators, transformers, & capacitors

 

Date Day Time
01/10/2022 – 05/12/2022 Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday 5:00pm – 9:00pm

 

Cost: $182.60

 

PATHWAYS TO THE BANKING INDUSTRY/CLIENT SERVICES ASSOCIATE

 

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 JANUARY 2023!

 

BANKING – CLIENT SERVICES ASSOCIATE

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 JANUARY 2023!

EFFECTIVE TEACHER TRAINING

 

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Effective June 1, 2019 the Public Schools of Robeson County began requiring the new 36-hour offered by Robeson Community College. The certificate from this class must accompany the application when applying for a Substitute Teacher position. 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 Jessica Revels (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 from 6pm to 8pm.)

  • December 1 – December 22, 2022         REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!    
  • January 9 – January 27, 2023
  • February 6 – February 24, 2023
  • March 6 – March 24, 2023
  • April 3 – April 28, 2023  

DAY CLASSES (FACE-TO-FACE)

Mon-Thurs | 8 am – 5:30 pm

  • December 5 – December 8, 2022             REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
  • January 9 – January 12, 2023
  • February 6 – February 9, 2023
  • March 6 – March 9, 2023
  • April 3 – April 6, 2023

 

 

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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 Jessica Revels (910) 272-3604 or Julie Baxley (910) 272-3671. 

Class Dates:

Day ClassClass meets from 8:00 am – 6:00 pm.
December 15, 2022      REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! 
January 19, 2023
February 16, 2023
March 16, 2023
April 20, 2023
Night ClassClass meets from 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm.
January 23 and January 26, 2023                        REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

REAL ESTATE

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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 Jessica Revels (910) 272-3604 or Julie Baxley (910)272-3671.

Class Cost:  $182.00

Required Textbook – “Modern Real Estate Practice in North Carolina”  by Fillmore W. Galaty –10th Edition   $60 plus tax in bookstore

DAY CLASS:

JANUARY 5 – APRIL 6, 2023                       TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS              9:00 AM – 12:30 PM       Building 9, Room 901

 

NIGHT CLASS:

JANUARY 5 – APRIL 6, 2023                       TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS              6:00 PM – 9:30 PM         Bldg 18, Room 1804

 

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 can sign up for the  2 week class, or sign up separately for the training needed.  

 

Date Day Time

12/5/22 – 12/6/22 (Safety)

Monday, Tuesday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
12/7/22 – 12/8/22 (OBDII) Wednesday, Thursday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
 01/09/23 – 01/10/23 (Safety) Monday, Tuesday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
01/11/23 – 01/12/23 (OBDII) Wednesday, Thursday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
 02/06/23 – 02/07/23 (Safety) Monday, Tuesday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
 02/08/23 – 02/09/23 (OBD II) Wednesday, Thursday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
Cost: $70.00

To register, CLICK HERE or call Ms. Debbie Bruce at 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
09/12/22 – 09/15/22 Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
11/07/22 – 11/10/22 Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
1/16/23 – 1/19/23 Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
3/13/23 – 3/16/23 Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday 5:30pm – 9:30pm
5/8/23 – 5/11/23 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. Registration and payment is required one week prior to class start date. Day Class and Night Class Schedule.

 

Dates Days Time
12/13/22 – 12/15/22 Tuesday & Thursday 6:00pm – 9:00pm
02/21/23 – 02/23/23 Tuesday & Thursday 6:00pm – 9:00pm
04/18/23 – 04/20/23 Tuesday & Thursday 6:00pm – 9:00pm
06/13/23 – 06/15/23 Tuesday & Thursday 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Cost: $70.00

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

 

AR-15 Armorers Certification Course

Completion of this class will far surpass the knowledge gleaned in most armorer courses because it is taught by a professional gunsmithing instructor, rather than a company rep. We simply dive deeper into the weapon system than others.  At the end of the class alumni will be able to quickly and easily diagnose and repair any issues they encounter in the field.

This course covers everything you need to know and more on the AR-15/M4 platform, to keep your department’s AR-15/M4 rifles in tip-top shape, and diagnose/repair any issues you may encounter in the role of a certified armorer.

We provide everything required for the class

  • Rifles
  • Spare Parts
  • Tools
  • Expansive reference handouts with notes section
  • Follow-up technical support for alumni

 

Course Cost: $72.00

Fee waived for Law Enforcement

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Basic Gunsmithing: Pistol

This course provides instruction on mechanical function and theory of handgun operation, then apply this knowledge to real-world examples. Instruction will stress a comprehension of the basics of how pistols function on a mechanical level. Students will then be presented with broken firearms exhibiting common problems found within that particular model. This series of exercises will allow a practical look at the steps of diagnosis and repair under the supervision of a professional gunsmith. Students are encouraged to bring pistol repair projects.

The function of this  2 day courses is an overview of predominant operating systems and to understand how different handgun operating systems function and how each:

  • Locks
  • Fires 
  • Unlocks
  • Disconnects
  • Extracts
  • Ejects
  • Cocks
  • Any/All mechanical safeties
  • Any/All operator applied safeties 
  • Common problems
  • Strengths and weaknesses in the design
  • Striker and hammer fired semi automatic handguns
  • Revolvers
  • Rimfire handguns

Course Cost: $72.00

Fee waived for Law Enforcement

 

Basic Gunsmithing: GLOCK

This course provides instruction on mechanical function and theory of Glock handgun operation, then apply this knowledge to real-world examples. Instruction will stress a comprehension of the basics of how Glock pistols function on a mechanical level. Students will then be presented with broken firearms exhibiting common problems found within that particular model. This series of exercises will allow a practical look at the steps of diagnosis and repair under the supervision of a professional gunsmith. Students are encouraged to bring pistol repair projects

 

Course Cost: $72.00

Fee waived for Law Enforcement

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Gunsmithing: Remington 870

This course covers everything you need to know about the Remington 870 platform, to keep your department’s shotguns in tip-top shape, and diagnose/repair any issues you may encounter in the role of a certified armorer. Covering a range of topics including but not limited to: Cycle of Operations (how the shotgun works from A-Z), Inspection/Preventative Maintenance, Parts Replacement Schedules, Accessories & Upgrades, Shell Stop Timing. Extraction/Ejection Issues, Fire Control System Malfunctions, Magazine Extensions and Related Issues, Proper Clearing of Stuck Cartridges/Malfunctioned Guns, Proper Loading/Unloading/Firing Procedures and Operator Induced Malfunctions, Field Stripping, Detail Stripping, Function Check, Nomenclature, and Parts Identification/Confusable Parts, Ammunition Selection and Compatibility Issues, Headspacing, and Related Issues and an Emphasis on Full System Troubleshooting, Diagnostics, and Repair.

What is provided?
Tools, expansive reference handouts with notes section, follow-up technical support for alumni, backup small parts in case a student loses, damages any of the spring/pins.

What is not provided
We are not currently providing Shotguns at this time, so it will be incumbent upon the student to bring his/her/department’s shotgun unloaded in a secure case.

 

Course Cost: $72.00

Fee waived for Law Enforcement

Date: Time:

Blueprint Reading

 

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Dates: Times:
March 8th – April 28th (Tuesdays & Thursdays) 5:30pm  – 8:30pm

 

Course Cost: $127.00

 

This course introduces the basic principles of blueprint reading. Topics include line types, orthographic projections, dimensioning methods, and notes. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret basic blueprints and visualize the features of a part.

 

 

 

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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:  Monday, June 13, 2022

End Date:   Friday August 5, 2022

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.

 

 

CDL Academy

Click the link below for the CDL Packet:

CDL Registration Packet

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Robeson Community College’s CDL Training Academy is designed to prepare individuals to drive tractor-trailers. This program teaches proper driving procedures, safe driver responsibility, commercial motor vehicle laws and regulations, and the basic principles and practices for operating commercial vehicles. The coursework includes motor vehicle laws and regulations, map reading, vehicle maintenance, safety procedures, daily logs, defensive driving, freight handling, security, and fire protection. Highway driving, training range exercises, and classroom lectures are used to develop the student’s knowledge and skills. Graduates of the curriculum are qualified to take the Commercial Driver’s License Exam.
The is a ten (10) week course. Inclement weather may affect the daily schedule. The class is 400 hours with approximately 60% of class time spent on the range and approximately 40% in the classroom including online learning. Students will need access to a computer, laptop or tablet to complete the course

REQUIREMENTS
-18 years of age at time of registration
-Have a valid North Carolina driver’s license AND social security card

VIOLATIONS THAT PROHIBIT ENTRY TO THE PROGRAM IF CONVICTED WITHIN THE LAST FIVE (5) YEARS
-DUI/DWI -Leaving the scene of an accident
-Felony drug possession charge -Careless and reckless
-License Suspension -More than three (3) moving violations
-Refusal to take a chemical test

**Please be advised that students who are 18 years or older but less than 21 years of age are limited to the age restrictions set forth in 49 CFR Part 391.11 and limitations established by the United States Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and G.S. 20-317.13.

 

ITEMIZATION & TOTAL TUITION FEES

Books (listed below) $ 130.00 (Estimated cost – applicant responsible for obtaining)
DOT Physical $ 50.00 (Estimated cost – applicant responsible for obtaining)
DOT Drug Screening $ 70.00 (Estimated cost – applicant responsible for obtaining)
DMV Driving Record $ 5.00 (Estimated cost – applicant responsible for obtaining)
DMV Permit $ 75.00 (Estimated cost – applicant responsible for obtaining)
Truck Fee $ 500.00
Tuition $ 182.60

ESTIMATED TOTAL CHARGES FOR THE ENTIRE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM $ 1012.60
TOTAL CHARGES THE STUDENT IS OBLIGATED TO PAY UPON ENROLLMENT $682.60

 

REGISTRATION

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is open until the class meets maximum capacity. Your registration is not considered complete until your bill is paid in full.  Students can register:

-Online – email bballard@robeson.edu

-In person at the receptionist desk in Building 18 – Workforce Development Building

The following items are due at registration:
-Con-ed Registration form and payment
-Printed copy of North Carolina driver’s license
-Printed copy of Social Security Card
-Signed CDL Academy Contract

The following items are due by Week 3 of class:
-Printed copy of Class A CDL Learner’s Permit
-DOT Physical Exam
-DOT Drug-Screening Test
-DMV Driving Record

*If items due by week 3 are not submitted by week 3, the student will not be able to continue the course.

 

Day Class Dates: Times:
June 6, 2022 – August 14, 2022 (FULL – NO SEATS) Monday – Thursday 7:30 am – 6:00pm
August 22, 2022 – October 28, 2022 (FULL – NO SEATS)
November 7, 2022 – January 26, 2023  (FULL – NO SEATS)
February 6, 2023 – April 14, 2023 (Accepting applications)
April 24, 2023 – June 30, 2023  (Accepting Applications)

 

Night Class Dates:
July 18, 2022  –  December 18, 2022  (FULL – NO SEATS) Monday & Thursday  5:00pm – 10:00pm
January 23, 2023 – June 24, 2023 (FULL- NO SEATS)
Saturday: 7:00am – 6:00pm

 

 

For additional information regarding the program, please contact:

 

Mr. Braxton Ballard – Bld 18.

Instructor/Coordinator

910.272.3661

bballard@robeson.edu

Canine Specialist

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Whether your goal is to care for your own dogs, work toward a new career or simply learn more about dogs, our Canine Specialist course can help you get the knowledge and training that you need to get started. Topic focus on canine healthcare, kennel operations, how to accustom animals to human voice and contact and how to condition animals to respond to psychology, sociology, and behavioral commands.

Course cost: $182.60

Dates Days Times
5/24/22 – 7/28/22 Tuesday, Thursday 6:00pm -9:00pm

**Class will meet two Saturdays. June 18th and July 16th from 9:00am – 1:00pm.

 

This class is located at our COMTECH campus in Pembroke.

 

 

 

 

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. 

The first Insurance Pre-licensing Academy will start February 6, 2023. The Academy will run three times per year. Each academy is taught hybrid for a duration of five 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 Ramah Campbell at rcampbell@robeson.edu. 

 

Class Dates:

02/06/2023 – 03/10/2023

Seated days: Feb. 6th, 7th, 13th, & 14th (9:00am – 2:30pm)

 

 

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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.

     January 9, 2023 – March 6, 2023            Monday and Tuesday nights       5:30 pm to 8:30 pm  

 

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

     March 13, 2023 – May 9, 2023                   Monday and Tuesday nights      5:30 pm – 8:30 pm   

          

LOCATION:         Building 14, Room 1458A (for both classes)

 

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 Jessica Revels (910) 272-3604 or Julie Baxley (910)272-3671.