Agriculture and Natural Resources

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The Agriculture and Natural Resources cluster prepares students for careers in the planning, implementation, production, management, processing, and/or marketing of agricultural commodities and services. This includes food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products. It also includes related professional, technical, and educational services.

Upcoming Workforce Development and Community Education Courses

This course is designed for instructional areas related to occupational horticulture: 1) identifying and selecting plant materials; 2) propagating, planting, and growing plants; 3) planting materials at the appropriate places and in the correct manner; 4) properly maintaining plant materials; 5) managing the nursery and greenhouse, and 6) designing and building planters, walks, patios, fences, and other landscape features. The curriculum areas are designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that are necessary for successful employment in this field.

Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Location: Wilkes Campus - Lowes Hall - Kendrick/Church Hall, Room 1804

Instructor: Julie Mullis

Comments: Jeff Shore wjshore321@wilkescc.edu 336-838-6206 Wear appropriate clothing, bring camera and water bottle.

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This course follows prescribed training to meet certification requirements of the North Carolina Water Pollution Control System Operators Certification Commission. Courses must be approved by the Commission and may be approved in the following certification areas: Grade I, Grade II, Grade III, Grade IV.

Time: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Wilkes Campus - Kendrick/Church Hall, Room 1505

Instructor: Gary Hudson

Comments: Curt Miller cbmiller923@wilkescc.edu 336-838-6230

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This course provides skills training in three competency areas related to the job performance for medical assistants: administrative office, laboratory, and clinical. Course work includes instruction in scheduling appointments, insurance coding and billing, medical transcription, computer operations, assisting with examinations/treatments, performing routine laboratory procedures, and ethical/legal issues associated with patient care. Upon completion, students will have the knowledge base to apply for national certification as a Medical Assistant.

Location: Online

Instructor: CareerStep

Comments: Marina Brannock mwbrannock859@wilkescc.edu 336-838-6210~This comprehensive curriculum includes images, exercises, learning games and instructive videos to increase your knowledge of the key concepts. It prepares you to take the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) certification exam through NHA (National Healthcareer Association). Upon completion the student will be prepare for a career in a veterinary office.

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This course covers the operations and maintenance of a wastewater collection system to include advanced sewer rehabilitation, sewer main inspection, and sewer cleaning and maintenance. Also, intermediate levels of math and math problems are covered in this course. Pump theory, pump station maintenance and testing collection systems will also be taught.

Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Location: Wilkes Campus - Kendrick/Church Hall, Room 1507

Instructor: Gary Hudson

Comments: Curt Miller cbmiller923@wilkescc.edu 336-838-6230

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This course follows prescribed training to meet certification requirements of the North Carolina Water Pollution Control System Operators Certification Commission. Courses must be approved by the Commission and may be approved in the following certification areas: Grade I, Grade II, Grade III, Grade IV.

Time: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Wilkes Campus - Kendrick/Church Hall, Room 1505

Instructor: Gary Hudson

Comments: Curt Miller cbmiller923@wilkescc.edu 336-838-6230

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Visit the WDCE page for a complete list of upcoming courses. Many courses are offered online via Ed2Go.

Is there a specific course you would like to see offered? Contact cbmiller923@wilkescc.edu.