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​Please note...The Continuing Education courses listed on the website may only be offered during specific times. For a complete listing of courses currently being offered download a copy of the Continuing Education Schedule or call (252) 451-8216.

  • Concealed Weapons CSP-4000H
    Personal Enrichment Classes

    Concealed Weapons - This course consists of four hours of classroom instruction and four hours of handgun training in an indoor firing range. Topics covered include firearms handling and safety, ammunition,…

    Concealed Weapons - This course consists of four hours of classroom instruction and four hours of handgun training in an indoor firing range. Topics covered include firearms handling and safety, ammunition, how to select and store a firearm, NC laws concerning carrying a concealed weapon, and shooting fundamentals. Registration deadline is 12:00 noon on the Wednesday prior to start date. Ten slots available in each class. Enhance Your Handgun Skills Required: Students registering for this course must possess and provide a card copy for either the concealed carry permit or an NRA Basic Pistol course. Students need to bring their own handgun and holster and 50 rounds of ammunition. This four-hour course will instruct students on how to more effectively operate a handgun to increase both safety and confidence. Indoor target practice will include state-of-the-art exercises in timed-shooting, multiple shooting, and moving target shooting. Register early! Only six slots available for each class. Registration deadline is seven days prior to the start date.

    Contact

    Francheskia Fenderson
    Phone: 252-451-8216
    Email: frfenderson191@nashcc.edu
  • Container Gardening CSP-4000CV
    Personal Enrichment Classes Available on Webadvisor

    Container gardening is fun and a great option for small spaces. In this course, Master Gardener Ken White will demonstrate how to make a self-watering container, as well as present everything you need…

    Container gardening is fun and a great option for small spaces. In this course, Master Gardener Ken White will demonstrate how to make a self-watering container, as well as present everything you need to know to grow flowers, herbs, or vegetables in containers. Supplies not included. Supplies list available in the Continuing Education Department.

    Contact

    Francheskia Fenderson
    Phone: 252-451-8216
    Email: frfenderson191@nashcc.edu
  • Conversational Spanish I FLI-3717C
    Foreign Language Available on Webadvisor

    This course provides an introduction to understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Spanish. Emphasis is placed on pronunciation, parts of speech, communicative phrases, culture, and skills for language…

    This course provides an introduction to understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Spanish. Emphasis is placed on pronunciation, parts of speech, communicative phrases, culture, and skills for language acquisition. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and apply basic grammar concepts, display cultural awareness, and communicate simple Spanish phrases.

    Contact

    Jonee Callahan
    Phone: 252-451-8349
    Email: jdcallahan652@nashcc.edu
  • Core Strength, Cond. & Cardio CSP-4000DP
    Personal Enrichment Classes Available on Webadvisor

    Anyone interested in training for Nash Community College's third annual 5K "Run For Knowledge" is encouraged to register for this course. All runners and walkers are welcome, and those attending ten of…

    Anyone interested in training for Nash Community College's third annual 5K "Run For Knowledge" is encouraged to register for this course. All runners and walkers are welcome, and those attending ten of fifteen classes are eligible to receive a $10 discount on 5K entrance fee. Wear good running/walking shoes, bring a towel, and water bottle.

    Contact

    Francheskia Fenderson
    Phone: 252-451-8216
    Email: frfenderson191@nashcc.edu
  • Corrections Specific Ops CJC-5035B
    Law Enforcement

    This course is designed to provide training in all topics directly related to the North Carolina Department of Corrections and its various Divisions. Course topics may include but are not limited to in-service…

    This course is designed to provide training in all topics directly related to the North Carolina Department of Corrections and its various Divisions. Course topics may include but are not limited to in-service training for correctional officers. This course prefix should be used for courses that fall under in-service training as approved or required by the NC Department of Corrections. Local titles may be used. Course hours should be reasonable based upon the nature of the local training, but may not exceed the maximum hours.

    Contact

    Reuben Crumpton
    Phone: 252-451-8489
    Email: rmcrumpton530@nashcc.edu
  • Cosmetology Instructor Trng COS-3206
    Professional Training Classes

    This course provides cosmetology instructional concepts, supervisory and instructional skills for teaching entry-level to advanced cosmetology students in a classroom and laboratory setting. Topics include…

    This course provides cosmetology instructional concepts, supervisory and instructional skills for teaching entry-level to advanced cosmetology students in a classroom and laboratory setting. Topics include orientation, theories of education, daily lesson planning, unit planning, lecture techniques, development and administration of assessment tools, laboratory management, student assessment, record keeping, demonstration of services, supervision, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify theories of education, develop lesson plans, demonstrate supervisory techniques, assess student performance in a classroom setting, demonstrate salon services, instruct and objectively assess the student, and demonstrate competence in the areas covered by the Instructor Licensing Examination.

    Contact

    Carla Dunston
    Phone: 252-451-8324
    Email: cjdunston987@nashcc.edu
  • CPR CJC-5020AF
    Law Enforcement

    This course is designed to provide training in topics related to tactical preparation or response activities. Course topics may include, but are not limited to, situational shooting techniques, officer…

    This course is designed to provide training in topics related to tactical preparation or response activities. Course topics may include, but are not limited to, situational shooting techniques, officer survival, responding to crimes in progress, electrical and hazardous devices, domestic violence intervention, impact weapons and procedures, diversionary tactics & distraction devices, subject control, critical incident management, firearms for private protective services, responding to civil disorders, chemical munitions, high risk entry techniques, special weapons and tactics, sniper training, high area protection, tracking, search and rescue, rapid deployment, rappelling, ballistic shields, armed prisoner transport, cell extraction, diver certification training for law enforcement, and tactical response for SWAT medics.

    Contact

    Reuben Crumpton
    Phone: 252-451-8489
    Email: rmcrumpton530@nashcc.edu
  • CR in Clerical Ofc Admin HRD-3004K
    Human Resources Development

    This course provides employability skills training for unemployed and underemployed adults. The curriculum framework is based on a specific occupation and includes one or more of the following topics:…

    This course provides employability skills training for unemployed and underemployed adults. The curriculum framework is based on a specific occupation and includes one or more of the following topics: 1) career exploration, 2) entry-level competency awareness, 3) employability skills [soft skills], 4) job search strategies and 5) college-readiness skills. This course must be linked to an occupational course or a career pathways program at the college.

    Contact

    Jonee Callahan
    Phone: 252-451-8349
    Email: jdcallahan652@nashcc.edu
  • CR in Medical Office Administration HRD-3004N
    Human Resources Development

    This course provides employability skills training for unemployed and underemployed adults. The curriculum framework is based on a specific occupation and includes one or more of the following topics:…

    This course provides employability skills training for unemployed and underemployed adults. The curriculum framework is based on a specific occupation and includes one or more of the following topics: 1) career exploration, 2) entry-level competency awareness, 3) employability skills [soft skills], 4) job search strategies and 5) college-readiness skills. This course must be linked to an occupational course or a career pathways program at the college.

    Contact

    Jonee Callahan
    Phone: 252-451-8349
    Email: jdcallahan652@nashcc.edu
  • Craft Beer Brewing ISC-3600D
    Available on Webadvisor

    The course is design to teach students about the craft beer brewing industry. Course content may focus on 1) identifying beer flavors and styles and 2) understanding the brewing process and beer ingredients.…

    The course is design to teach students about the craft beer brewing industry. Course content may focus on 1) identifying beer flavors and styles and 2) understanding the brewing process and beer ingredients. Student will also gain a base knowledge of beer history and historical styles, retail beer storage and service issues, and beer pairing principles. Upon completion, students can sit for various national certifications in the brewing industry and food service safety.

    Contact

    Jennifer Foster
    Phone: 252-451-8492
    Email: jwfoster284@nashcc.edu
  • CRC Prep HRD-3002H
    Human Resources Development

    This course provides employability skills training for unemployed and underemployed adults. The curriculum framework must address each of the six core HRD components. Instruction is designed to be self-directed,…

    This course provides employability skills training for unemployed and underemployed adults. The curriculum framework must address each of the six core HRD components. Instruction is designed to be self-directed, self-paced, and structured on an open-entry, open-exit basis to meet the customized needs of individuals and/or partner agencies at JobLink (One-Stop) Career Centers. The hours for this course should be counted as contact hours.

    Contact

    Jonee Callahan
    Phone: 252-451-8349
    Email: jdcallahan652@nashcc.edu
  • CRC Workshop - Locating Information HRD-3001AJ
    Human Resources Development

    This course provides employability skills training for unemployed and underemployed adults. The curriculum framework must address each of the six core HRD components: 1) assessment of an individual's assets…

    This course provides employability skills training for unemployed and underemployed adults. The curriculum framework must address each of the six core HRD components: 1) assessment of an individual's assets and limitations, 2) development of a positive self-concept, 3) development of employability skills, 4) development of communication skills, 5) development of problem-solving skills, and 6) awareness of the impact of information technology in the workplace.

    Contact

    Jonee Callahan
    Phone: 252-451-8349
    Email: jdcallahan652@nashcc.edu
  • CRC Workshop-Applied Mathematics HRD-3001AI
    Human Resources Development

    This course provides employability skills training for unemployed and underemployed adults. The curriculum framework must address each of the six core HRD components: 1) assessment of an individual's assets…

    This course provides employability skills training for unemployed and underemployed adults. The curriculum framework must address each of the six core HRD components: 1) assessment of an individual's assets and limitations, 2) development of a positive self-concept, 3) development of employability skills, 4) development of communication skills, 5) development of problem-solving skills, and 6) awareness of the impact of information technology in the workplace.

    Contact

    Jonee Callahan
    Phone: 252-451-8349
    Email: jdcallahan652@nashcc.edu
  • CRC Workshop-Reading for Infor HRD-3001AH
    Human Resources Development

    This course provides employability skills training for unemployed and underemployed adults. The curriculum framework must address each of the six core HRD components: 1) assessment of an individual's assets…

    This course provides employability skills training for unemployed and underemployed adults. The curriculum framework must address each of the six core HRD components: 1) assessment of an individual's assets and limitations, 2) development of a positive self-concept, 3) development of employability skills, 4) development of communication skills, 5) development of problem-solving skills, and 6) awareness of the impact of information technology in the workplace.

    Contact

    Jonee Callahan
    Phone: 252-451-8349
    Email: jdcallahan652@nashcc.edu
  • Creating Webpages (HTML) ITN-3000AG
    Online

    This course is designed to provide an understanding of how to enhance the development and performance of Web site design and to begin building dynamic, interactive, data-driven Web applications with powerful…

    This course is designed to provide an understanding of how to enhance the development and performance of Web site design and to begin building dynamic, interactive, data-driven Web applications with powerful capabilities. Course topics can include but are not limited to understanding Web markup language, effective use of Portable Web Documents, creating and enforcing a uniform and consistent look for an entire Web site, creating attractive page layouts with tables and related topics, using leading Web application platform(s) for developing interactive Web sites and related topics.

    Contact

    Jonee Callahan
    Phone: 252-451-8349
    Email: jdcallahan652@nashcc.edu
  • Crisis Intervention Training CJC-5035AH
    Law Enforcement

    This course is designed to provide training in topics related to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety and its divisions related to Corrections. Course topics may include, but are not limited…

    This course is designed to provide training in topics related to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety and its divisions related to Corrections. Course topics may include, but are not limited to, in-service training for correctional officers.

    Contact

    Reuben Crumpton
    Phone: 252-451-8489
    Email: rmcrumpton530@nashcc.edu
  • Crossroads HRD-3001AA
    Human Resources Development

    This course provides employability skills training for unemployed and underemployed adults. The curriculum framework must address each of the six core HRD components: 1) assessment of an individual's assets…

    This course provides employability skills training for unemployed and underemployed adults. The curriculum framework must address each of the six core HRD components: 1) assessment of an individual's assets and limitations, 2) development of a positive self-concept, 3) development of employability skills, 4) development of communication skills, 5) development of problem-solving skills, and 6) awareness of the impact of information technology in the workplace.

    Contact

    Jonee Callahan
    Phone: 252-451-8349
    Email: jdcallahan652@nashcc.edu
  • Crystal Reports OST-3100BA
    Online

    This course provides an overview of business productivity applications. Topics may include wordprocessing, spreadsheets, and presentation software. Upon completion students should be able to demonstrate…

    This course provides an overview of business productivity applications. Topics may include wordprocessing, spreadsheets, and presentation software. Upon completion students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in producing professional business documents.

    Contact

    Jonee Callahan
    Phone: 252-451-8349
    Email: jdcallahan652@nashcc.edu
  • Culinary Boot Camp -Spring HOS-3041A
    Personal Enrichment Classes Available on Webadvisor

    Attend one or all eight classes for only $76.25. With personal feedback and assistance from Chef Frank, students will acquire hands-on experience executing culinary techniques and recipes, learn fundamental…

    Attend one or all eight classes for only $76.25. With personal feedback and assistance from Chef Frank, students will acquire hands-on experience executing culinary techniques and recipes, learn fundamental culinary skills and concepts, knife handling, how to create sauces, salads, stocks, roasting & grilling, and more. All classes meet from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm on Tuesdays in the Business & Industry Center, Room 1163. Students need to bring a chef's knife and paring knife. January 10 Knife Skills Sharpen your knife skills by learning inside secrets to perfecting your julienne, chiffonade, chop, slice and dice. This class will teach you about knife selection, knife sharpening and cutting techniques. This class will revolutionize the way you use this kitchen tool. January 17 Stocks & SaucesLearn the five mother sauces every home cook should know how to make. With a few simple ingredients and a couple of easy techniques, these five sauces will serve as the building blocks for all other sauces. Take home a recipe booklet of sauces. January 24 Cooking Methods This class will explore several different methods of dry and moist heat cooking methods to include: roasting, broiling, grilling and saut

    Contact

    Francheskia Fenderson
    Phone: 252-451-8216
    Email: frfenderson191@nashcc.edu
  • Defensive Driving (DDC4) CSP-4000BC
    Automotive/Transportation Classes

    This course designation is to be used for all non occupational program offerings that are self-supported. All recreational courses must be coded CSP4000.

    This course designation is to be used for all non occupational program offerings that are self-supported. All recreational courses must be coded CSP4000.

    Contact

    Melissa Cahoon
    Phone: 252-451-8379
    Email: macahoon302@nashcc.edu
  • Digital Photography Part I CSP-4000DR
    Personal Enrichment Classes Available on Webadvisor

    In Part I, students will learn the basics of digital photography with any level of camera. Topics include what makes a digital camera work, camera controls, when controls are used, and more. Bring your…

    In Part I, students will learn the basics of digital photography with any level of camera. Topics include what makes a digital camera work, camera controls, when controls are used, and more. Bring your camera and user's manual (if you have one). Part I meets three consecutive Tuesdays, and one Saturday.

    Contact

    Francheskia Fenderson
    Phone: 252-451-8216
    Email: frfenderson191@nashcc.edu
  • Digital Photography Part II CSP-4000U
    Personal Enrichment Classes Available on Webadvisor

    In Part II, students will learn the basics of using a DSLR camera. Topics include operating the buttons and dials, how to use interchangeable lenses, aperture, shutter speed, and more. Bring your camera,…

    In Part II, students will learn the basics of using a DSLR camera. Topics include operating the buttons and dials, how to use interchangeable lenses, aperture, shutter speed, and more. Bring your camera, lenses, and user's manual (if you have one). Part II meets three consecutive Tuesdays, and one Saturday

    Contact

    Francheskia Fenderson
    Phone: 252-451-8216
    Email: frfenderson191@nashcc.edu
  • Digital Photography Part III CSP-4000UA
    Personal Enrichment Classes Available on Webadvisor

    Prerequisites: Digital Photography Part I & II (or prior approval by the instructor). Part III is an advanced class and will take students to a new level of expertise. Topics include how to utilize Lightroom…

    Prerequisites: Digital Photography Part I & II (or prior approval by the instructor). Part III is an advanced class and will take students to a new level of expertise. Topics include how to utilize Lightroom and PS/PSE, creative techniques for editing photos, as well as information on finding or creating the right lighting situations to achieve the best photos. Part III meets three Tuesdays. No class on April 18.

    Contact

    Francheskia Fenderson
    Phone: 252-451-8216
    Email: frfenderson191@nashcc.edu
  • Direct Care Work HRD-3004J
    Human Resources Development

    Preregistration is required at least two business days prior to the start date of class. This course includes skill development in home management and personal care tasks for clients requiring limited…

    Preregistration is required at least two business days prior to the start date of class. This course includes skill development in home management and personal care tasks for clients requiring limited assistance. Topics include infection control, personal care, safety, professionalism, home management, effective communication, and job keeping skills. Students who successfully complete the course can seek employment as personal care aide.

    Contact

    Jonee Callahan
    Phone: 252-451-8349
    Email: jdcallahan652@nashcc.edu
  • DMV: Auto Safety/OBD Emission AUT-3129
    Automotive/Transportation Classes

    This course is designed to meet the training and licensing requirements (initial and/or renewal) for the Vehicle Safety and On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) Emissions Inspection Program administered by the NC…

    This course is designed to meet the training and licensing requirements (initial and/or renewal) for the Vehicle Safety and On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) Emissions Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. Upon completion, a student will understand the rules, regulations and procedures for conducting a vehicle safety and OBD emissions inspection; be able to inspect a vehicle properly; and be prepared to sit for the state certification exam.

    Contact

    Francheskia Fenderson
    Phone: 252-451-8216
    Email: frfenderson191@nashcc.edu