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June-July ConEd Courses

May 22, 2024

Anyone interested in beginning a new career or looking for a new job, improving computer skills, becoming a better employee, or looking for a new hobby, Rockingham Community College offers a variety of short-term courses designed to meet your needs. Additional information and registration are available by calling 336-342-4261 ext. 2333 or visiting https://rockinghamcc.edu/coned-home/.

Vehicle Safety Inspection: 5-9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, June 3-4, RCC. Learn the proper procedures for conducting vehicle safety inspections and operating a safety inspection station. Cost: $81.

Computer Basics: 5:50-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, June 4-25 or 9 a.m.-noon Fridays, June 7-28, RCC. Develop computer skills essential for success in today’s technology-driven workplace. Course covers the basic functions of Microsoft Word and Excel, emailing, internet navigation, file organization, uploads/downloads, and resources for keyboarding skills. Cost: $70, but is waived for most students.

Fine Points of Furniture Construction: 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 4-Aug. 13. Learn the heritage art of woodworking at an advanced level. Coursework includes discussion on the history, trends, and practice of the art and information to build and supply appropriate studios. Safety equipment is required (safety glasses, hearing protection, etc.). Students need wood for projects, which they learned about in the pre-requisite Fundamentals of Woodworking course. Cost: $202.

CPR: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, June 7 or July 13, or Saturday, June 22 or July 27, RCC. Learn to recognize an emergency or signs of heart attack, care for choking victims, rescue breathing and CPR. Introduces defibrillator. Course completion yields an American Heart Association/Basic Life Support recognition card valid for two years. Cost: $55. Info: 336-342-4261, ext. 2602. Cost: $55.

OBD/IM Emissions Training: 5-9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, June 10-11, RCC. This course prepares auto technicians and service personnel to be safety and emissions inspectors for motor vehicles. It includes regulations and test inspection procedures. Learn to inspect a vehicle and gain skills to pass the qualification exams for certification as a safety and emissions inspector at a licensed inspection station. Cost: $78.

First Aid: 2-5 p.m. Saturday, June 22, RCC. Learn critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until EMS arrives. Learn how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and more. Course completion yields an American Heart Association First Aid recognition card valid for two years. Cost: $35. Info: 336-342-4261 ext. 2602. Cost: $35

Intro to Kayaking for Women: 5:45-8 p.m. Thursday, June 27, local lake. Paddle with new confidence and ease while learning basic strokes and maneuvers to have more fun and prevent injury. Lesson starts with getting in and out, handling the boat, seating and foot adjustments, paddle grip, strokes. No experience necessary. Cost: $68.

Notary: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 29 or July 13, RCC. Learn the qualifications of the notary public office and requirements for attestation, fees, general powers and limitations, certifications, oaths, affirmations and affidavits. Purchase of Notary manual is required. Cost: $74.

Phlebotomy: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, July 1-Oct. 21, RCC. Learn theory and gain clinical experience 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. Students required to complete 100 clinical hours. Upon completion, students may be eligible for national certification as a phlebotomy technician with the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP). Cost: $218.

Level 1 Kayaking for Women: 5:45-8 p.m. Thursday, July 1, local lake. Review what was learned in the intro course (see above) and work on refining strokes and maneuvers. New topics include steering, balance, torso rotation, posture, and light wind, waves, and environment. Cost: $68.

Level 2 Kayaking for Women: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, July 20, local lake. Review what was learned in the intro and Level 1 courses (see above) and work on refining strokes, maneuvers, steering. Learn new maneuvers such as bracing, and work on stamina, distance, safety and deep-water re-entry techniques.  Practice wet exits if interested. Students can participate or just watch the capsize and re-entry portion. Cost: $68.

Intro to Stand-Up Paddle Boarding for Women: 5:45-8 p.m. Thursday, July 25, local lake. Learn to get on and stand up, balance, make basic strokes and maneuvers, steer, turn, stop, and board knowledge. Cost: $68.


Rockingham Community College
PO Box 38
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375


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Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm


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