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Train fast for a new career in nurse assisting, phlebotomy, heating and air, and more. Or advance your career with new skills for success.

Please contact the Continuing Education Department if you require a class or for more information at 910-898-9672.

 

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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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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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