Whether you are looking to train for certification, explore occupational opportunities, or simply study for self-improvement, Mayland Community College offers a variety great classes and courses conveniently located throughout Mitchell, Avery, and Yancey counties.
Contact us to learn more, or to request a specific class for your particular interest or need.
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Prepare for employment by developing or enhancing basic carpentry/cabinetmaking skills. This program provides hands-on experience and instruction from highly qualified individuals who have been certified through the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of carpenters is projected to grow 24 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. Currently, the national average hourly wage in this profession is $23.44 and the annual average is $48,756. Students in this program may be eligible for scholarship funds.
This 244 Hour Training Includes: • Safety and communication skills on the construction site; • Knowledge regarding power tools; • Knowledge of floor and wall systems; • Knowledge of ceiling joist and roof framing; and • Knowledge of blueprints and building plans to meet the needs of clients.
Admissions Requirements: • Completion of TABE assessment with at least 8th grade reading and math skills; and • Completion of Career Readiness Certification (CRC) for scholarship recipients.
Cost of Class: • Tuition/registration $180; • Text currently $123; • Optional accident insurance $1.35; and • Supply fee $75.
Emergency Medical Technician – Intermediate
Designed to train the EMT-Basic in more advanced medical treatment of patients, this course teaches patient assessment and advanced life support techniques. EMT-I’s can work in private and public business and ambulance services. Successful completion of this course allows the student to take the North Carolina EMT-I Exam.
256 hour course includes 160 classroom hours, 48 field hours, 48 clinical hours. Training includes: • Legal aspects of patient care; • Anatomy; • Advanced patient assessment; • Advanced airway management ; • Hemorrhage control; • I.V. Therapy; • Oxygen and drug administration; • Shock; • Skull, spine, and chest injuries; • Thermal emergencies; and • Transferring patients to medical facilities.
Admissions Requirements: • Must be at least 18 years of age; • Submit a copy of High School Diploma or GED certificate; • Documentation of successful completion of a college level English and a college level reading course or successful completion of a college placement test such as Accuplace; • Documentation of successful completion of a college level Math course or successful completion of a college placement test such as Accuplacer; • Provide documentation of current EMT-B certification; • Submit documentation of immunizations; and • Attend course orientation class*.
Cost of Class: • Tuition $180, this amount may be waived with appropriate documentation; • Text Book and workbook: $200 (subject to change); • Liability Insurance (required): $13; • CPR Card $7.00 (a current card must be valid through the end date of class); and • Optional accident insurance $1.35. * Course Orientation Class: July 26 and August 18 at 6:30 p.m. at MCC’s Mitchell Campus
Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
Designed to train individuals to become emergency medical personnel, this course teachers patient assessment and basic life support techniques. EMT’s can work in private and public business and ambulance services. According to the U.S. Department of Labor the 2014 average annual median pay for an EMT was $31,700.00. Successful completion of this course allows the student to take the North Carolina EMT Exam.
The 175 Hour Training Includes: • Legal aspects of patient care; • Basic anatomy; • Airway management and CPR; • Hemorrhage control; • Oxygen administration; • Shock; • Bandaging and splinting; • Skull, spine, and chest injuries; • Child birthing; • Exposure to cold and heat; and • Transferring patients to medical facilities.
Admissions Requirements: • Must be at least 18 years of age. • Must present proof of a High School Diploma or GED AND successfully complete a TABE reading assessment at the tenth-grade level. • The TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) is a timed 50 minutes assessment of 50 questions. Students need to allow about 1 hour to complete this assessment. This assessment can be taken in the Basic Skills Lab at different locations. Call for an appointment at the testing site of your choice: Avery Learning Center 733-5883, Mitchell Campus Adult Education 766-1208, or Yancey Learning Center 682-7315. • Attend course orientation class*. TABE test will be offered on this date.
Cost of Class: • Tuition $180.00, this amount may be waived with appropriate documentation; • Text Book and workbook: $200 (subject to change); • Liability Insurance (required): $13; • CPR Card $10.00 (a current card must be valid through the end date of class); and • Optional accident insurance $1.35 * Course Orientation Class: August 30 at 6:30 p.m. on MCC’s Avery Campus.
COMING TO YANCEY MARCH 2017
Fun and functional pottery, hand building,and sculpturing at the wheel taught in a bright studio with supportive one on one instruction. More than 35 custom mixed recipe glazes. Emphasis is on what do you want to make? We’re having fun – join us! Instructions for all levels. Classes held at Arts Centered in Bakersville.
5/31-7/19, T, 12:00-3:00 p.m.
$70 plus supplies and fees
6/2-7/21, Th, 5:00-8:00 p.m.
$70 plus supplies and fees
6/3-7/22, F, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
$70 plus supplies and fees
It’s time again for the melodious sounds of the Appalachian Mountains to fill the air in Newland, NC. Lovers of music, dance, storytelling and more, ages 12 to 112 are invited to join Mayland Community College for the 3rd Annual Sounds of the Appalachians with Camp Director Rhody Jane Meadows. A wide range of classes are available so call for more information. Avery County youth are eligible for a scholarship.
Sounds of Appalachian Music Camp- Full Day 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sounds of Appalachian Music Camp- One Class- 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Sounds of Appalachian Music Camp- One Class- 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
Sounds of Appalachian Music Camp- One Class- 4 p.m.- 6 p.m.
$75 for one class
$150 for the full day
Learn to navigate Electronic Medical Record Software, protect the privacy of patient information, and review patient records for accuracy and completeness and audit patient records for compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. At the successful completion of this course, you will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association Electronic Health Record Specialist Certification Exam for $105. High school diploma or GED is required.
Jewelry Making ( 4 Hours)
Come join your friends and learn to create your own personalized jewelry. Using safety pins, seed beads, paper, paint, cord and more go home with a bracelet, ring, earrings and necklace to keep, wear and treasure. No previous experience needed Just come planning to have fun.
Class is limited to 10 people so register today!
6/27-6/30, MTWTH, 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Art Journaling (2 Hours)
Art Journaling is a fun and creative way to experiment with art techniques while expressing thoughts and ideas together. Learn the methods of classics such as DaVinci or Picasso and how newer artists have evolved to keep inspiration and hearts flowing. Plus, Its just plain relaxing fun. Learn to document life in such a unique way... YOURS.
6/30, Th, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Graduates of Beginners Expressive Veil Dance will love the Intermedicate version. You will broaden the spectrum of your experience by incorporating more Belly Dance to improve muscle tone, balance and strength. Various other forms musical and dance expressions will be introduced. Students are asked to bring 3 yards of your choice of material(polyester) to be used as a veil. Learn, dance, inspire!
7/13-8/10, W, 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
Banner Elk 828.733.5883
This eight- hour class prepares students for the required NC Notary Public test. To become a notary, you must be 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, and pass the test given at the end of class. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required 24 hours before the class date. Participants must purchase and read the manual prior to the class.
3/29, T, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
6/6, M, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9/13, T, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
12/12, M, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
$70 plus required Manual