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.

Notary Public | 9/21 | SA | 8:30 AM-4:30 PM | $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 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 Kickboxing Beast | 9/3-11/5 | T | 6:15-7:15 PM | Star Elementary | $25
GetFit StayFit Fall Boot Camp | 8/19-10/24 | MTH | 6:15-7:30 PM | $45
GetFit StayFit StixFit | 11/11-12/23 | MTH | 6:15-7:15 PM | Page Street Elementary | $25

Yoga
Yoga is a method of integrating mind, body, and soul, with a goal of cultivating balance and harmony in one’s life. This class is for all levels and bodies. Emphasis will be placed on core strength, flexibility and balance, as well as concentration and breath control. Yoga is great for managing anxiety and the stressors of daily life. This class also teaches skills for stress management and fostering balanced life skills.
Yoga | 8/22-12/5 | Th | 6:00-8:00 PM | $130

  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.

Beginner Handbuilding
Learn the basic techniques of coil and slab building pots and sculptures with guided projects. Beginners and advanced students welcome.
Beginner Handbuilding | 9/10-11/19 | T | 6-9 PM | $127

Studio Pottery
For beginners to advanced students. Build skills in this open studio class which includes wheel throwing and hand-building.
Studio Pottery | 8/19-12/9 | M | 6-9 PM | $127

Studio Pottery
For beginners to advanced students. Build skills in this open studio class which includes wheel throwing and hand-building.
Section I: 8/20-12/3 | T | 9 AM-4 PM | $182
Section 2: 8/15-12/5 | TH | 9 AM-4 PM | $182
Section 3: 8/16-12/6 | F | 9 AM-4 PM | $182

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:

Pistol Shooting Fundamentals with Gary Byerly (SS)*
Capacity: 12
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.
Pistol Shooting Fundamentals | 10/11 | F | 9 AM - 6 PM | $149
Tool List

Carbine Shooting Fundamentals with Gary Byerly (SS)*
Capacity: 12
This course, taught by a nationally known IDPA and USPSA champion, will focus on the fundamental techniques necessary for fast and accurate carbine shooting. The firearms platforms that will be focused on will be AR-15, AR-10, AK-47 and AK-74 style carbines. Topics will include proper grip, stance, sight alignment, and trigger control. Other topics such as rifle manipulation, performing magazine changes, and controlling recoil will be discussed at length.
Carbine Shooting Fundamentals | 10/12 | SA | 9 AM - 6 PM | $149
Tool List

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

INTRODUCTORY LEVEL CLASSES:

 AR-15 Armorer Course with Jacob Porter (SS)*
Capacity: 16
Our AR-15 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.
AR-15 Armorer Course | 9/7-9/8 | SASU | 9 AM - 6 PM | $205
Tool List

 

Custom Polymer Grip Stippling with Olivia Clark
Capacity: 12
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 2-day class. Students will get to feel and see the difference between factory offerings, and custom professional quality work.
Custom Polymer Grip Stippling | 10/11-10/15 | TWTHFSA  | 9 AM - 6 PM | $201.60
Tool List

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

RELOADING CLASSES:

 Bullet Casting with Pat Weaver (SS)*
Capacity: 12
This course will provide an in-depth look at the processes of casting lead bullets. Selection of molds and alloys, bullet styles, safety practices, and casting procedures will be covered exhaustively. Students will learn to cast their own lead bullets in a safe, professional manner in a controlled environment.
Bullet Casting | 10/11-10/13 | FSASU | 9 AM - 6 PM | $230
Tool List

 

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

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.)

 

Suppressor 101 with Ronnie Beal (SS)*
Capacity: 12
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 register for this class.
Lathe experience is required.
Suppressor 101 | 10/11-10/15 | FSASUMT | 9 AM - 6 PM | $399
Tool List

*(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 Skinning | 8/19-9/24 | MTW | 9:30 AM-6 PM | $206.60
Bird Mounting | 9/25-11/5 | MTW | 9:30 AM-6 PM | $206.60
Bird Finishing | 11/6-12/16 | MTW | 9:30 AM-6 PM | $206.60

Beekeeping

Beekeeping - Beyond the Basics
Your bees made it through their first winter, now what do you do to keep them healthy? Beekeeping is full of challenges and to be successful, all beekeepers need to keep up-to-date on the latest strategies and always be honing their skills. This class is designed to meet those goals and many more. This class is not for the beginner, but for beekeepers that have had at least one-to-two years of experience keeping bees.
Beekeeping - Beyond the Basics | 9/9-10/28 | M | 6-8 PM | $40 Hive Visits | TBA | SA | 10 AM-1 PM

 

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

Industrial Wiring | 8/20-12/12 | TTH | 1-5 PM | $181.60
Industrial Wiring | 8/20-12/12 | TTH | 6-10 PM | $181.60

Industrial Safety | 8/20-12/10 | T | 11 AM - 1 PM | $125

Analog Electronics II | 8/20-12/12 | TTH | 8-11 AM | $181.60

Digital Electronics | 8/23-12/12 | F | 8 AM-3 PM | $181.60

PLCs | 8/19-12/16 | MW | 8-11 AM | $181.60

Mechanisms | 8/20-12/12 | TTH | 8-10:30 AM | $181.60

Hydraulics/Pneumatics I | 8/19-12/16 | MW | 1-3:30 PM | $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.

Intro to Air Conditioning | 8/19-12/16 | MTWTH | 8 AM-12 PM | $181.60

Intro to Refrigeration & Design | 8/19-12/16 | MTWTH | 5-9 PM | $181.60

HVACR Electricity & Design | 8/20-12/12 | TTH | 12:30-4:30 PM | $181.60

WELDING

Welding | 8/19-12/12 | M | 6-10 PM | TWTH | 6-9 PM | $272.60

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

 

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HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY / ADULT HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY

Adult High School Diploma (Official transcripts required)
Adult High School Math | 7/8-7/22 | TTH | 6-8:30 PM | MCC Campus
Adult High School Math | 8/15-12/15 | TTH | 6-8:30 PM | TBD

HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY (formerly GED®)
High School Equivalency Math | 7/8-7/20 | MTWTH | 9-11:30 AM | Biscoe Center
High School Equivalency Math | 7/8-7/21 | MTWTH | 2:30-5 PM | Highland Center, Mt. Gilead
High School Equivalency | 7/8-7/22 | MW | 4:30-7:30 PM | Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, Candor
High School Equivalency Math | 8/15-12/15 | MTWTH | 9-11:30 AM | TBD
High School Equivalency Math | 8/15-12/15 | MTWTH | 2:30-5 PM | TBD
High School Equivalency | 8/15-12/15 | MW | 4:30-7:30 PM | TBD

ADULT BASIC EDUCATION

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE Learner

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

English Language Learner | 7/8-7/22 | MTW | 9 AM-12 PM | First Baptist Church, Biscoe
English Language Learner | 7/8-7/22 | MT | 5:30-8:30 PM | First Baptist Church, Biscoe
English Language Learner | 8/15-12/15 | MTW | 9 AM-12 PM | TBD
English Language Learner | 8/15-12/15 | MT | 5:30-8:30 PM | TBD

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 I | Class dates and times to be determined | $197.60
Classes are offered day, evening, or hybrid. (Hybrid requires both classroom and online participation.) Reimbursement scholarships are available for this program.

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, requires both classroom and online participation)
Learn the practice of opening a vein for letting or drawing blood as a therapeutic or diagnostic measure. Phlebotomists work in hospitals, private labs, home health, or other agency where blood is collected. Classes include clinical rotations and CPR training. Reimbursement scholarships are available for this class.
Orientation | 8/6 | T | 5:30 PM | Blair Auditorium
Phlebotomy | 8/12-12/23 | MTW* | 5-9 PM** | $197.60

*CPR | 9/18 | SA | 8 AM-5 PM | No additional cost
**Clinical hours will vary

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

CPR

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

EMT INITIAL COURSE

EMT Emergency Medical Technician Initial
Do you see yourself in a fast-paced, life-altering career? Our Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course is designed to train individuals to become emergency medical personnel. The student is exposed to emergency patient care through both classroom training and hands-on application. Topics include patient assessment, basic life support techniques (including airway management and CPR), oxygen therapy, treatment of shock, treatment of fractures, management of various medical emergencies and emergency childbirth. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be eligible to take the North Carolina and/or National Registry Basic Emergency Medical Technician certification exam. Students will pay Castle Branch directly for the background check, drug screening, and cost of acquiring immunization tracking fees.
EMT Emergency Medical Technician Initial - 8/19/19-2/3/20 - 6-10 PM | MTH | 9/21, 10/12, 11/23, 1/18 - 8 AM - 5 PM | SA | $194.60

EMT Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Initial Hybrid
Prerequisite Requirement: Must be a licensed EMT in the state of North Carolina
The primary focus of the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician is to provide basic and limited advanced emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Advanced EMTs perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance. The advanced EMT is a link from the scene to the emergency health care system. This course follows the North Carolina curriculum and bridges the EMT to become an advanced EMT. Students will pay Castle Branch directly for the background check, drug screening, and cost of acquiring immunization tracking fees.
EMT Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Initial Hybrid - 8/19/19-2/3/20 | 9/21, 10/21, 11/23, 1/18 - SA | 8 AM-5 PM | Online | $194.60


Community Paramedic 
Community paramedicine is an emerging healthcare delivery model that increases access to basic services through the use of specially trained EMS providers in an expanded role. Community paramedics care for patients at home or in other non-urgent settings outside of a hospital under the supervision of a physician or advanced practice provider. This program will train students to help individuals overcome barriers to accessing and benefiting from health service; serve as advocates, facilitators, liaisons and resource coordinators; provide appropriate care for emergencies, evaluation, triage, disease management and mental health; as well as prevention; and mentor and empower residents, communities and health care systems to achieve positive outcomes and reach optimal wellness.
Community Paramedic - 8/19-10/28 | Online | $180
Online Discussions - 8/19-10/28 | MTH | 6-10 PM

EMS

Instructor Methodology - 8/19/19-10/7/19 | Online | $180
Online Discussions - 8/19-10/7 | MTh | 6-10 PM

 

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