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Upcoming Workforce Development and Community Education Courses

This course is designed for instructional areas related to leadership development and supervisory skills: 1) planning, 2) organizing, 3) controlling, 4) directing, 5) communicating, 6) interpersonal skills, 7) team building, 8) decision-making strategies, 9) change management, 10) negotiating skills, 11) event planning, and 12) other related management skills.

Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, 12:15 PM - 5:00 PM, 12:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Off Campus - ELKS, Room 1

Instructor: Kitty Honeycutt

This certification-related course is designed for the education and training of the Mechanical Level II code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting mechanical installations in all types of construction up to 60,000 square feet and is built upon the information presented in the Mechanical Level I Standard Inspection Course. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Mechanical Code and the Fuel Gas Code of the NC State Building Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of this course and the Law and Administration course in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the NC Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Mechanical Level II state examination for inspector certification.

Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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

Instructor: Gary Hayes

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

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This course is designed to provide the individual with a general knowledge of the operation of a physical chemical treatment plant. The course will provide the individual with knowledge of the laws and regulations related to wastewater treatment plant operation and equipment usually employed in such plants, and the ability to describe the general maintenance requirements for such plants. The course will assist individuals in preparation for the NC Water Pollution Control System Operators Certification Commission Physical Chemical Grade I & II Examination.

Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 6:00 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 is designed to provide instruction to individuals who want to become commissioned as a Notary Public. Topics include legal, ethical and procedural requirements of the Notary Act. Upon completion of this course with a passing exam grade of 80%, a person is eligible to make application with the NC Secretary of State office. For more information, go to www.secretary.state. nc.us/notary/.

Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Alleghany Center, Room 204

Instructor: Glenn Reeves

Comments: Becky Greer rcgreer213@wilkescc.edu 336-903-3117 PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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This course is designed to provide instruction to individuals who want to become commissioned as a Notary Public. Topics include legal, ethical and procedural requirements of the Notary Act. Upon completion of this course with a passing exam grade of 80%, a person is eligible to make application with the NC Secretary of State office. For more information, go to www.secretary.state. nc.us/notary/.

Time: 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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

Instructor: Glenn Reeves

Comments: Marina Brannock mwbrannock859@wilkescc.edu 336-838-6210 PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED; BOOK REQUIRED

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The Post 302 - Contracts and Closing course is one of the three 30-instructional hour courses in the North Carolina mandatory Postlicensing education program. At least one course must be completed annually by North Carolina provisional brokers within three (3) years after initial licensure to remain eligible for active license status. The primary objective of the course is to provide instruction at a level beyond that provided in Prelicensing courses on topics deemed to be of special importance. Topics addressed in this course include: .selected basic contract law concepts, .real estate sales contract preparation, .sales contract procedures, .buyer's due diligence, .closing procedures, .Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, .closing disclosure preparation, .contracts for deed, options, and .selected real estate license status and education issues For more information, go to http://www.ncrec.state.nc.us/

Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Online

Instructor: Debo Cornett

Comments: Becky Greer rcgreer213@wilkescc.edu 336-903-3117 Syncronous online course-PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED with Paige Belt pbbelt113@wilkescc.edu 336-903-3146

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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 is designed to provide instruction to individuals who want to become commissioned as a Notary Public. Topics include legal, ethical and procedural requirements of the Notary Act. Upon completion of this course with a passing exam grade of 80%, a person is eligible to make application with the NC Secretary of State office. For more information, go to www.secretary.state. nc.us/notary/.

Time: 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Location: Online

Instructor: Glenn Reeves

Comments: Becky Greer rcgreer213@wilkescc.edu 33-903-3117 PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED contact rcgreer213@wilkescc.edu No automatic enrollment.

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This course is designed to provide the individual with a general knowledge of the operation of a physical chemical treatment plant. The course will provide the individual with knowledge of the laws and regulations related to wastewater treatment plant operation and equipment usually employed in such plants, and the ability to describe the general maintenance requirements for such plants. The course will assist individuals in preparation for the NC Water Pollution Control System Operators Certification Commission Physical Chemical Grade I & II Examination.

Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 6:00 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 certification-related course is designed for the education and training of the Plumbing Level III code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting plumbing installations in all types of construction of unlimited size and is built upon the information presented in the Mechanical Levels I and II Standard Inspection Courses. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Plumbing Code of the NC State Building Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of this course and the Law and Administration course in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the NC Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Plumbing Level III state examination for inspector certification.

Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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

Instructor: Gary Hayes

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

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This course is designed to meet the educational requirements for a provisional broker as prescribed by the NC Real Estate Commission. Topics include basic real estate principles and practices, law and contracts, financing, closing valuation, fair housing and real estate laws. For more information, go to www.ncrec.state.nc.us.

Time: 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Online

Instructor: Debo Cornett

Comments: Becky Greer rcgreer213@wilkescc.edu 336-903-3117 PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; CONTACT BECKY

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This course is designed to provide instruction to individuals who want to become commissioned as a Notary Public. Topics include legal, ethical and procedural requirements of the Notary Act. Upon completion of this course with a passing exam grade of 80%, a person is eligible to make application with the NC Secretary of State office. For more information, go to www.secretary.state. nc.us/notary/.

Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Ashe Campus

Instructor: Glenn Reeves

Comments: Becky Greer rcgreer213@wilkescc.edu 336-903-3117 PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED; contact tseatz648@wilkescc.edu

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This course is designed to provide instruction to individuals who want to become commissioned as a Notary Public. Topics include legal, ethical and procedural requirements of the Notary Act. Upon completion of this course with a passing exam grade of 80%, a person is eligible to make application with the NC Secretary of State office. For more information, go to www.secretary.state. nc.us/notary/.

Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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

Instructor: Glenn Reeves

Comments: Marina Brannock mwbrannock859@wilkescc.edu 336-838-6210

Enroll

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

Enroll

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

Enroll

This course is designed to provide instruction to individuals who want to become commissioned as a Notary Public. Topics include legal, ethical and procedural requirements of the Notary Act. Upon completion of this course with a passing exam grade of 80%, a person is eligible to make application with the NC Secretary of State office. For more information, go to www.secretary.state. nc.us/notary/.

Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Alleghany Center, Room 206

Instructor: Glenn Reeves

Comments: Becky Greer rcgreer213@wilkescc.edu 33-903-3117 PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED contact rcgreer213@wilkescc.edu No automatic enrollment.

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The Post 303 - NC Law, Rules, and Legal Concepts course is one of the three 30-instructional hour courses in the North Carolina mandatory Post-licensing education program. At least one course must be completed annually by North Carolina provisional brokers within three (3) years after initial licensure to remain eligible for active license status. The primary objective of the course is to provide instruction at a level beyond that provided in Pre-licensing courses on topics deemed to be of special importance. Topics addressed in this course include general North Carolina licensing requirements, brokerage compensation issues, the disciplinary process, specialized types of real estate, property management in NC, and miscellaneous NC laws and legal concepts.

Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Online

Instructor: Debo Cornett

Comments: Becky Greer rcgreer213@wilkescc.edu 336-903-3117 Syncronous online course-PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED with Paige Belt pbbelt113@wilkescc.edu 336-903-3146

Enroll

This course is designed to provide instruction to individuals who want to become commissioned as a Notary Public. Topics include legal, ethical and procedural requirements of the Notary Act. Upon completion of this course with a passing exam grade of 80%, a person is eligible to make application with the NC Secretary of State office. For more information, go to www.secretary.state. nc.us/notary/.

Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Ashe Campus

Instructor: Glenn Reeves

Comments: Becky Greer rcgreer213@wilkescc.edu 336-903-3117 PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED; contact tseatz648@wilkescc.edu

Enroll

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 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

Enroll

This course is designed to provide instruction to individuals who want to become commissioned as a Notary Public. Topics include legal, ethical and procedural requirements of the Notary Act. Upon completion of this course with a passing exam grade of 80%, a person is eligible to make application with the NC Secretary of State office. For more information, go to www.secretary.state. nc.us/notary/.

Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Alleghany Center, Room 206

Instructor: Glenn Reeves

Comments: Becky Greer rcgreer213@wilkescc.edu 33-903-3117 PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED contact rcgreer213@wilkescc.edu No automatic enrollment.

Enroll

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

Enroll

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.