Continuing Education Classes

FUNERAL DIRECTOR CE COURSE

This will be a full, five-hour course designed to meet the annual requirement for a one-year license term by the NC Board of Funeral Service. The topic will be determined. Please contact Andrew Gardner for more information at 910-898-9674.

Please call 910-898-9672 for information about upcoming funeral Director classes or to get your name on a waiting list.

 

Insurance Agent CE

These courses are designed for licensed insurance agents to meet the bi-annual 24 ICEC requirement by the NC Department of Insurance. Agents are encouraged to review the NCDOI website at www.ncdoi.com for additional information about CE requirements. A producer/agent number is required when enrolling. All courses are approved and offered under Walter Batista, provider #562268129. Please contact Andrew Gardner at 910-898-9674, or e-mail gardnera@montgomery.edu if you need a specific class.

Please call 910-898-9672 for information about upcoming Insurance Agent classes or to get your name on a waiting list.

 

NOTARY PUBLIC EDUCATION

NC Notary Public Commission requirements for notaries:
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Reside legally in the US
• Reside or work in North Carolina
• Must be able to speak and write English
• Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
• Must take seven-hour NC Notary Public Course and pass exam
Candidates will be required to verify identity by presenting a state or federal government issued photo identification document, such as an NC driver’s license or a US passport. Candidates must acquire and review the required manual, 2016 Notary Public Guidebook for North Carolina, prior
to attending class. The manual is available in the MCC General Store or directly through the NC Dept. of the Secretary of State at www.sosnc.com.
Notary Public 10/20 Sa 8:30A-4:30P Rm. 136 $70

 

REAL ESTATE AGENT

Real Estate Agent continuing education classes can be set up at any time based on the needs and schedules of local agents and brokers. Please contact the Continuing Education Department at (910) 898-9671 with regard to setting up a class.

Please call 910-898-9672 for information about upcoming Real Estate Agent classes or to get your name on a waiting list.

 

EFFECTIVE TEACHER TRAINING

This online course provides training for individuals who wish to become substitute teachers or teacher’s assistants in the public school system. Topics include reading lessons plans, classroom management, teacher-student and teacher-parent relations, and more. The course is self-paced and materials can be completed any time between the start and end dates. A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion. Required textbook: Wong, Harry K., and Rosemary T. Wong. How to Be an Effective Teacher. The First Days of School, 2009. ISBN: 978-0-9764233-1-7 (Cost $36).

 

WASTEWATER OPERATOR

Please call 910-898-9672 for information about upcoming Wastewater Operator classes or to get your name on a waiting list.

 

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FITNESS

GetFit StayFit Kettle Bell Pump
From strengthening the key muscles of the lower body to challenging the muscles of the core and upper body, kettlebells truly are a highly effective training tool for improving total-body strength.
GetFit StayFit Kettle Bell Pump 11/12-12/20 | MTH | 6:30-7:30 PM | Page Street Elementary | $25

Kickboxing Beast
Join Tammy's Kickboxing BEAST for the fat burning routine that surpasses all other cardio workouts. Tammy and the GetFit StayFit Gang always look forward to this winter work out that brings us into the New Year with a Punch and a Kick! If you want to strengthen your lungs and heart, come out and join us! You will not be disappointed.
Kickboxing Beast 1/14-3/25 | MTH | 6:30-7:30 PM | Page Street Elementary | $40

Spring Training Boot Camp
The GREAT outdoors work out! Tammy has been teaching her ever so popular boot camps since 2003. Join her and many recruits for a work out that is unlike any other.
Spring Boot Camp 4/8-6/17 | MTH | 6:30-7:45 PM | $45

 

MULTIMEDIA  ART

Visiting Artist Beverly Dickson:
“Making your Mark” Date TBD

 

BASKETMAKING

Please call 910-898-9672 for information about upcoming Basketmaking classes or to get your name on a waiting list.

Basic Basket Weaving With Chip Badgett
Chip introduces basic techniques for beginner basket weavers. Some materials are included. Students may work at their own speed and may purchase additional materials for additional baskets.
Basic Basketweaving Postponed | $95

 

POTTERY PRODUCTION

MCC’s nationally recognized Pottery Program is known for its state-of-the-art facility, accomplished alumni, and talented staff. Now, this program is being offered for the first time to students through short-term Continuing Education (non-college-credit) classes. Learn all the skills taught in the degree program from the same instructors, but take only the courses convenient for your schedule and your pocketbook! Additional topics in pottery production may be scheduled at the students’ request. Please contact Josh Floyd at (910) 898-9675 or e-mail floydw@montgomery.edu for more information.

Advanced Studio Pottery
Experience is required for this 8-week open studio class which includes wheel throwing and hand-building.
Advanced Studio Pottery 10/15-12/3 | M | 6-9 PM | $72

Beginner Handbuilding
Learn the basic techniques of coil and slab building pots and sculptures with guided projects. Beginners and advanced students welcome.
Beginner Handbuilding 10/15-12/3 | T | 6-9 PM | $72

 

KNIFEMAKING

Liam Hoffman in the shopBasic Blacksmithing and Forging With Liam Hoffman
Learn the fundamentals of blacksmithing with popular NC blacksmith and knifemaker Liam Hoffman in this beginner-level course. Focus on proper hammer technique and control, ergonomics, essential and luxury tools, and the techniques needed to make any project in your forge.
Basic Blacksmithing & Forging 10/5-10/6 | FSA | 8A-6P | $146.60

Stock Removal Basics With the Jones Brothers 10/25-10/27 | THFSA | 8 AM-6 PM | $201.60
Beginner and advanced students are welcome to this basic knife class using the stock removal method. Learn the basics of profiling, grinding, heat treating, handle constructing, and finishing. Class includes materials for one knife.
Stock Removal Basics 10/25-10/27 | THFSA | 8 AM-6 PM | $201.60

Leather Sheaths for Knives With Travis Daniels
Learn the basics of leatherworking for creating knife sheaths. Bring your own knives and make sheaths for them. The leather sheath class will begin 11/8 at 6 PM and then run Friday and Saturday 8-6 PM. 
Leather Sheaths for Knives 11/8-11/10 | THFSA | 8 AM-6 PM | $146.60

Knife Sharpening 101 With the Jones Brothers
Bring your own knives to learn the basics of manual sharpening of knife blades. Will cover both plain and serrated edges and discuss the tools and options for sharpening at home.
Knife Sharpening 101 11/17 | SA | 8 AM-6 PM | $80

Christmas Knife Class With Ed Vanhoy
Students will start with raw metal and leather and construct a full knife and sheath. Topics will include the functions of knife forms and anatomy of sheaths and fixed blade knives. The finished knife will make a great Christmas gift for someone, or for you!
Christmas Knife Class 11/29-12/2 | THFSASU | 8 AM-6 PM | $201.60

NRA Classes

NRA GUNSMITHING

Montgomery Community College is one of only four schools in the U.S. that are sanctioned by the National Rifle Association (NRA) to offer bonafide NRA Short-Term Gunsmithing classes. The classes are taught by some of the nation’s most celebrated gunsmiths from across the country and around the world. Classes offered range from highly specialized to general interest.

 

SHOOTING INSTRUCTION:

Shooting Fundamentals / Intro to Pistol Shooting
This course, taught by a nationally known IDPA and USPSA champion, will focus on the fundamental techniques necessary for fast and accurate handgun shooting. Topics will include proper grip, stance, sight alignment, and trigger control. Other topics such as drawing from a holster, performing magazine changes, and controlling recoil will be discussed at length. Instructor: Gary Byerly Click here for the tool list.
Shooting Fundamentals 10/6 SA 8A-6P $149

 

INTRODUCTORY LEVEL CLASSES:

AR-15: An Essential Guide for Owners
Our AR15 armorer course is a comprehensive course covering the assembly/disassembly, cycle of operations, nomenclature, gas system, barrel twist and length, barrel replacement, aftermarket parts and modifications, ballistic issues, brands, cleaning and maintenance, sights/optics, headspace, firing pin protrusion, along with service and repair of the AR15 platform. Instructor: Jacob Porter. Click here for the tool list.
AR-15: Essential Guide 11/8-11/9 THF 8A-6P $101.60

Custom Polymer Grip Stippling
Learn how to professionally stipple polymer framed handguns. Instruction will include creating features like hard borders, undercuts, polishing, engraving and developing your own patterns. You will learn how to properly stipple by learning how to remove old texture, cutting in lines (hard borders), removing material on the trigger guard and polishing it beyond factory smooth to a mirrored finish. Everything that separates a novice stippler from a professional will be addressed in this 3-day class. Students will get to feel and see the difference between factory offerings, and custom professional quality work. Instructor: Olivia Clark. Click here for the tool list.
Custom Polymer Grip Stippling 10/12-10/14 FSASU 8A-6P $175

Introduction to Custom Kydex holsters
The goal of this course is to teach the basics of forming, sanding, shaping and riveting of Kydex thermoform plastic into a usable sheath or holster. Upon completion, students should have a completed Kydex sheath or holster fitted to their personal knife or handgun, and basic knowledge of the materials and techniques used to complete them. Discussion and examples will be provided on different forming presses for molding and recommended tools for at home holster making. Instructor: Sam Tate. Click here for the tool list.
Introduction to Custom Kydex holsters 10/13-10/14 SASU 8A-6P $175

 

RELOADING CLASSES:

FIREARMS FINISHING:

ADVANCED CLASSES I:

ADVANCED CLASSES II:

Suppressor 101
This class will take students through the necessary steps to build their own legal suppressor. A portion of class time will be devoted to laws and regulations regarding suppressors and other NFA items. Suppressor design theory will be explored in detail. Students will have the opportunity to build a legal suppressor. (IMPORTANT: Students must have an approved ATF Form 1 in order to be officially registered in the class.) Lathe experience is required for this class. Instructor: Ronnie Beal. Click here for the tool list.
Suppressor 101 10/11-10/15 FSASUM 8A-6P $201.60

TAXIDERMY

Bird Finishing 11/5-12/17 | MTW | 9:30 AM-6 PM | $206.60

 

Beekeeping

Woodworking

Adirondack Chairs
This is a guided class that takes the student through the process of building their own Adirondack chair. Students will be taught to use a miter saw, router, staple gun, drill, and various hand tools. Price of the class includes materials and the student will take home their own Adirondack chair.
Adirondack Chairs Postponed | $175

 

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DRONE SCHOOL

This course prepares individuals for small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) flight certification. Topics include flight theory, operations, and training utilizing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Remote Pilot - Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Study Guide, the North Carolina Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operator Permit Knowledge Test Study Guide, and the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Division of Aviation UAS flight standards & best practices.
The course introduces commercial, government, and recreational drone applications and will highlight topics such as regulations, weather, airspace, human factors and sUAS performance.
Upon successful completion, individuals will be prepared to sit for the FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Knowledge Test and NCDOT UAS Operator Permit. This course is taught utilizing the NC Department of Transportation Division of Aviation approved curriculum.

ELECTRICAL TECHNICIAN

 

HEATING, VENTILATION & AIR CONDITIONING (HVAC)

Individuals may take the HVAC program as either a college credit (curriculum) program or a noncredit (continuing education) program. Successful completers of either program are eligible to take the NATE certification exam.

EPA Refrigerant Certification
EPA Refrigerant Certification 10/18-11/18 TH 8A-12P $71.60

Residential System Design
Residential System Design 10/16-12/13 TTH 12:30P-4:30P $181.60

 

WELDING

 

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

 

AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICS

Montgomery Community College is partnering with Montgomery County Schools to offer auto mechanic training. MCC will host classes at East Montgomery High School. This course will prepare individuals for an entry-level position as automotive service technicians. Contact Andrew Gardner at (910) 898-9674 or email gardnera@montgomery.edu for more information about dates, times, and cost.

Computer Skills

 

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HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY / ADULT HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY

Adult High School Diploma (Official transcripts required)
8/15-12/13 | MTWTH | 8:30 AM-12:30 PM | MCC Campus | Free

ADULT BASIC EDUCATION

8/15-12/13 | MTWTH | 8:30 AM-12:30 PM | MCC Campus | FREE
8/15-12/13 | MTWTH | 5:30-8:30 PM | MCC Campus | Free
8/15-12/13 | MTWTH | 1-3:30 PM | MCC Campus | Free
8/18-12/15 | SA | 9 AM-1 PM | MCC Campus | Free
8/15-12/12 | MW | 4-7 PM | Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, Candor | Free

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

8/20-12/18 | MTW | 9 AM-12 PM | 1st Baptist Church in Biscoe | Free
8/20-12/11 | MT | 5:30-8:30 PM | 1st Baptist Church in Biscoe | Free

Please call 910-898-9678 for information or to register.

NURSING ASSISTANT I & II

In order to register, all entering students are required to:
1) Show a valid driver’s license and Social Security card.
2) Show evidence of a high school diploma or equivalency, or obtain the required reading level test score. A reading test may be scheduled by calling 910-898-9678 or 910-898-9680.
3) Provide a TB skin test report.

Please call 910-898-9672 for information about upcoming Nursing Assistant classes or to get your name on a waiting list.

NURSING ASSISTANT I

This class introduces students to the skills and competencies needed for basic patient care in a healthcare setting. After successful completion of the course, the student can provide safe, effective, basic nursing care in a variety of healthcare facilities under the supervision of licensed nurses and/or other approved personnel. Students must complete clinical rotations as part of the course. Please note: Nurse Assistant Hybrid courses require online, classroom and clinical participation.

NURSING ASSISTANT II

Individuals must be listed as a Nursing Assistant I in good standing with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services in order to register for the Nursing Assistant II course. Students are taught skills in oxygen therapy, suctioning, tracheotomy care, IV fluid monitoring and discontinuation, nasogastric and gastrostomy feeding procedures, enterostomy care, urinary diversion and urinary catheterization. This course equips the students with advanced skills in providing care for the elderly and older adults. Students will complete clinical rotations as part of the program.

PHLEBOTOMY

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

Please call 910-898-9672 for information about upcoming Phlebotomy classes or to get your name on a waiting list.

 

CPR

 

EMT INITIAL COURSE

Please call 910-898-9672 for information about upcoming EMT Initial courses or to get your name on a waiting list.

 

EMS

ALS- Lifting & Moving Patients 10/14-10/20 Online $70
ALS- Rhythm Strip Interpretation 11/11-11/17 Online $70
ALS- Infectious/Comm. Diseases 12/9-12/31 Online $70
 

BLS- Lifting & Moving Patients 10/14-10/20 Online $70
BLS- Assisting w/ Cardiac Monit 11/11-11/17 Online $70
BLS- Infectious/Comm. Diseases 12/9-12/15 Online $70
 

Bleeding
Bleeding 10/25 TH 6:30P-9:30P $70

Lifting & Moving
Lifting & Moving 11/15 TH 6:30P-9:30P $70

Assisting of Cardiac Monitoring
Assisting of Cardiac Monitoring 12/27 TH 6:30P-9:30P $70 

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