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

 

NOTARY PUBLIC EDUCATION

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

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.

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

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
GetFit StayFit classes are designed for maximum calorie burn in the shortest amount of time. Get fit, get healthy, challenge your mind, challenge your body, and most importantly, have fun.
GetFit StayFit StixFit | 11/11-12/23 | MTH | 6:15-7:15 PM | Page Street Elementary | $25

GetFit StayFit Kickboxing Beast
Looking forward to a winter workout that brings in a new year with a kick and a punch? Strengthen your heart and lungs with this no-contact, fat-burning routine that surpasses all other cardio workouts. You will not be disappointed. Classes held at Page Street Elementary Gym
GetFit StayFit Kickboxing Beast | 1/7-3/10 | TTH | 6:15-7:15 PM | $40

GetFit StayFit Spring Bootcamp
New recruits and veterans–join Tammy in her 17th season of boot camp. This totally outdoor workout is like no other. Equipment needed: Boot camp stick & set of 8-10 lb. dumbbells.
GetFit StayFit Spring Bootcamp | 3/24-5/28 | TTH | 6:15-7:30 PM | $45

Yoga
Yoga is an effective method for managing anxiety and stress from daily life. In this class, emphasis will be placed on core strength, flexibility, and balance as well as breath control. For all skill levels.
Yoga | TBD | T | 6-7:30 PM | $40

BASKETMAKING

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

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 call us at (910) 898-9675 for more information.

Studio Pottery
For beginners and advanced students. Build skills and share knowledge in this open studio class that includes both wheel throwing and hand-building.
Section 1: 1/7- 4/28 | T | 9 AM-4 PM | $182
Section 2: 1/9-4/30 | TH | 9 AM-4 PM | $182
Section 3: 1/10-5/1 | F | 9 AM-4 PM | $182
Section 4: 1/9-4/30 | TH | 6-9 PM | $127

Beginner Handbuilding Pottery
This 16-week class aims to teach students about different hand-building and decorating techniques. Learn to pinch, coil, slab build, and use slump molds as you make functional pots and sculptures. Beginner and advanced students welcome.
Beginner Handbuilding Pottery | 1/7-4/28 | T | 6-9 PM | $127

Beginner Wheel Throwing Pottery
This 8-week course is for students with little to no experience on the potter’s wheel. Always wanted to try your hand at the wheel and learn more about North Carolina’s rich history in clay? This may be the class for you. The 8-week sessions are designed to be introductory and non-committal, take one or both! Advanced students welcome.
Session 1: 1/6-3/2 | M | 6-9 PM | $72
Session 2: 3/9-4/27 | M | 6-9 PM | $72

Beginner Raku Pottery
Open to beginner and advanced students, this course introduces students to the firing process, Raku. Learn how you can burn horse hairs, emu feathers, and sawdust to create dynamic surface effects. Though Raku pottery is non-functional, it is as close to instant gratification as you can get with firing techniques. The fast turn-around will give students more opportunities for experimentation!
Beginner Raku Pottery | 1/6-4/27 | M | 9 AM-4 PM | $182

Gas and Salt Pottery
During this 16-week course, students will have the opportunity to learn about gas and salt firing as they work to fill each kiln. This class will have an emphasis on utilitarian stoneware, with the option to fire your work in our high fire gas reduction kiln, our large salt kiln, or midrange electric kiln.
Gas and Salt Pottery | 1/8-4/29 | W | 9 AM-4 PM | $182

Beginner Pottery Design
Feel like you could brush up on your design practice? Fear not! This 8-week course is here to help you think through your process of making. Technical skill and an eye for design go hand-in-hand when making pottery. Learn to be more purposeful when working in the studio as you develop from sketchbook to clay.
Beginner Pottery Design  | 1/8-2/26 |W | 6-9 PM | $72

Working Artist Wednesdays - Keep an eye out for WAWs; returning in March and April 2020!

Heritage Series

 

NRA Classes

NRA GUNSMITHING

For information about the NRA short-term gunsmithing classes please contact Alex Williams at 910-898-9744 or email williamsa4158@montgomery.edu.

SHOOTING INSTRUCTION:

INTRODUCTORY LEVEL CLASSES:

RELOADING CLASSES:

ADVANCED CLASSES I:

(Machining experience not required for these classes but a working knowledge of the subject matter is helpful.)

ADVANCED CLASSES II:

(Machining experience is required for the following classes.)

Specific age restrictions apply. 

Knife Making:

Christmas Knife Class
Just in time for a great Christmas Gift! MCC is proud to present our annual tradition of the Christmas Knife class with the legendary Ed Vanhoy. In this class, you will learn how to complete a knife from scratch including how to make a custom leather sheath. Students will design, shape, heat treat, cut custom grips, hollow grind, polish, and sheath their own knives. Whether the class is a present for a loved one, a chance to make a present for a loved one, or just a present for yourself you can’t beat this annual tradition. All Materials will be provided.
Christmas Knife | 12/5-12/8 | THFSASU | 9 AM - 6 PM | $375

*(SS) Self supporting classes are non-refundable except in the case of cancellation by the college.

TAXIDERMY

Taxidermy
Are you an active hunter or outdoorsman? Save money and begin your journey into the wild world of taxidermy. Gain the knowledge and hands-on skills needed to mount your own trophies. Classes include the business side of taxidermy if you're interested in making money with taxidermy. Instructor Andy Speer has hunted throughout the U.S. and is experienced in mounting hundreds of species. He's also been featured on Carolina All Out. See him on YouTube at Carolina All Out.
Bird Finishing | 11/6-12/16 | MTW | 8:30 AM-5 PM | $206.60

Mammal Taxidermy
An introduction to mounting game heads and life-size mammals. Emphasis is on proper measuring, skinning, form selection and mounting procedures.
Mammal Taxidermy | 1/6-2/11 | MTW | 8:30 AM-5 PM | $206.60

Deer Taxidermy
A closer look into mounting deer heads and life-size deer bodies to build skills and achieve a natural likeness.
Deer Taxidermy | 2/12-3/24 | MTW | 8:30 AM-5 PM | $206.60

Small Game Taxidermy
Emphasis on detail and life-like reproduction of small game mammals including construction of habitats.
Small Game Taxidermy | 3/25-5/4 | MTW | 8:30 AM-5 PM | $206.60

Beekeeping

Beekeeping Basics for Beginners
Plus 3 Saturday field days TBD
This course will deliver proven methods that will get the beginning beekeeper off to a good start. Class is taught by local, experienced beekeeper, Shirley Harris. Shirley understands the region, what works for local beekeepers, what pitfalls to avoid, and what to do to make your hives productive and even profitable.
Beekeeping Basics for Beginners | 3/9-5/4 | M | 6-8 PM | $40

Woodworking

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

 

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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.

Drone Academy – Fall 2019/Spring 2020
TBA – This fall the NC Public Safety Drone Academy will launch their new NC Public Safety UAS Leadership Institute. Cadets will be introduced to industry leaders, attend workshops and seminars, get hands-on flight training, review laws and regulations, take part in various field trips around the state, and see first-hand how drones are being utilized throughout North Carolina. Upon completion of the institute, cadets will participate in a graduation ceremony to receive their certificates.  

ELECTRICAL & Industrial

Motors and Controls | 1/7-4/30 | TTH | 1-5P | $181.60

Industrial Electronics Advanced | 1/10-5/1 | F | 8A-3P | $181.60

Introductory Machining | 1/10-5/1 | F | 8A-1P | $181.60

Analog Electronics I | 1/6-5/4 | MW | 8-11A | $181.60

Print Reading | 1/6-5/4 | MW | 9:30-11A | $181.60

Hydraulics & Pneumatics Advanced | 1/6-5/4 | MW | 6-8:30P | $181.60

Fluid Power in Automation | 1/7-4/30 | TTH | 2:30-5P | $181.60

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.

Heating & Heat Pump Technology | 1/6-5/4 | MTW | 8A-12P | $181.60

HVAC Job Ready | 1/6-5/4 | MT | 12:30-4:30P | $181.60

Heating & Electricity | 1/6-5/4 | MWTH | 5:30-9:30P | $181.60

WELDING

Basic Welding Processes | 1/6-5/4 | MTWTH | 6-10P | $201.60

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. 

Computer Skills

Tips & Tricks for MacBook Users | 11/5-11/8 | TF | 12:30pm-2pm | $25

Carpentry

Intro to Carpentry | 1/23-6/10 | MTWTHF | 1-2:30P | $181.60

Human Resource Development

Employability Skills
This online course will help you to develop and improve essential workplace skills such as critical and analytical thinking, communication, time and resource management, and other skills employers require. *All HRD courses are fee-waived for qualifying individuals. Contact Jessica Hamilton at hamiltonj@montgomery.edu or 910-898-9674 for more information.
Session 1: 1/6-2/29 | MTWTHF | Online | $70*
Session 2: 3/2-4/30 | MTWTHF | Online | $70*

Zero to Hero - How Your Money Matters 
This course will provide you with the foundational knowledge, tools and basic techniques to enter into 2020 with confidence in your financial goals. From basic budget creation, growing respect for your money, wealth creation, and your first steps in  exploring the world of financial investing and intelligence, financial freedom can be yours.
Zero to Hero - How Your Money Matters | 2/6-4/23 | TH | 6-8P | $70

 

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HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY / ADULT HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY

High School Equivalency & English Language Learners Classes
It’s hard to quantify the full value of an education, but the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLE) data consistently show that, in terms of dollars, education makes sense. As the chart shows, the more you learn, the more you earn. Earn your high school equivalency diploma today. English language learners can also earn their high school diploma in an English Language Learners class – beginner and intermediate classes are available.

RISE/High School Equivalency
1/6-5/4 | MW | 5:30-8:30 PM | FREE
1/6-5/4 | TTH | 5:30-8:30 PM | FREE

High School Equivalency
1/6-5/4 | MW | 4:30-7:30 PM | FREE

ENGLISH LANGUAGE Learner

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

English Language Learners Beginner
Biscoe First Baptist Church
1/6-5/4 | TTH | 5:30-8:30 PM | FREE

English Language Learners Intermediate/High School Equivalency
Biscoe First Baptist Church
1/6-5/4 | MTWTH | 9 AM-12 PM | FREE

 

Allied Health
To be eligible to register for Nursing Assistant and Phlebotomy classes, applicants must complete a pre-registration checklist. For more information about getting started, please contact Donna Harwood at 910-898-9706, Riley Beaman at 910- 898-9683, or the Continuing Education Department at 910-898-9672.

NURSING ASSISTANT I & II

Nursing Assistant I & Phlebotomy Registration Checklist
Valid driver’s license or state-issued ID card
Social Security card
Copy of high school diploma or equivalent, or obtain 10th grade reading level test score (Call for reading test appointment.)
Two-step TB skin test
Flu shot during the season (Oct. 1–Mar. 31)
Completed background check form
Urine drug screening (before clinical rotations)
Proof of the following immunizations:
DTP (3 doses)
TDAP - 1 dose within the last 10 years
MMR - 2 doses or evidence of immunity with titer
Varicella - 2 doses or evidence of immunity with titer
Hepatitis B - 3 doses or sign declination form

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 I Orientation
Orientation Session 1: 11/12 | T | 5 PM
Orientation Session 2: 12/4 | W | 5 PM
Nursing Assistant I Spring 2020 class dates and times TBD

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

Phlebotomy – hybrid*
The Phlebotomy program prepares individuals to obtain blood and other specimens for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Includes proper specimen collection and handling, communication skills, and maintaining patient data. *Hybrid - This program requires both online and classroom participation.
Phlebotomy – hybrid* | 1/13-5/15 | MTW | 5-9 PM | $197.60 + $127 for required drug screen & background check

Phlebotomy Orientation Information Session | 11/12 | T | 5:30 PM 

CPR

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

EMT INITIAL COURSE

EMS

 

 

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