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.
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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.
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
This course will teach three major processes: SMAW, GMAW, GTAW (stick,mig,and tig welding) as well as cutting. Power sources, wire-feed setup, maintenance, shielding gases, and safe practices will be covered. Lecture, demonstration, and practical applications will be used in this course. Preregistration is requiired. Students in the class may be eligible for scholarship funds.
5/24-9/8, TTh 6:00-9:00 p.m.
This program provides participants with the basic information and skills needed to qualify to take the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam( MBLEx) offered by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards(FSMTB). Graduates who pass this exam may apply for licensure to practice in North Carolina. Students will be prepared to work in direct care settings to provide manipulation, methodical pressure, and friction and kneading of the body's soft tissues to support wellness throughout the lifespan. Graduates who become licensed should qualify for employment opportunities in hospitals and other medical settings, rehabilitation centers, sport or health clubs, retirement communities, day spas, resorts, and private practice. Admission to the program is available on a first come, first served basis and requires that the applicant be at least 18 years of age by the first day of class and a high school graduate or equivalent (GED). Students will also be required to demonstrate reading proficiency either by college transcripts, a computerized placement test, or the TABE reading test. Students in this class may be eligible for scholarship funds.
Program content includes: communication skills when working with patients, selection of venipuncture sites, care of blood specimens, record keeping, and equipment maintenance. High school diploma or GED is required. You must be at least 18 years of age. Clinical rotations will be scheduled in addition to the dates for the classes listed below. Clinical sites may require drug testing and background checks. Preregistration is required. Students in this class may be eligible for scholarship funds.
6/7-9/27, TTH 5:30-9:30 p.m.
$180 plus text and fees
7/12-9/15, TWTh, 10:00a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
$180 plus text and fees
8/16-12/8, T,Th, 12:30-5:00 p.m.
$180 plus text and fees
9/29-12/15, TWTh 10:00 a.m.-2:00p.m.
$180 plus text and fees
This class provides the training and certificate required to submit application for the North Carolina concealed carry handgun permit at the Sheriff's Office. Instruction will include applicable laws, handgun types and operation, safe handling, storage, and firing. The course includes a live-fire qualification. Students are required to supply their own handgun, holster, and 50 rounds of factory-new ammunition. Handguns are used only in the live-fire portion of the course held at the firing range between 5 and 6pm and neither handguns nor ammunition are permitted in the Campus buildings. Hearing and eye protection is likewise required for the live-fire qualification. Students should bring lunch. Space is limited, so please register early. Please note that this class is not an introduction to the handgun for the novice. A level of experience with a handgun is recommended. You must be at least 21 and a NC resident. To attend this class, you cannot have been convicted of any felonies or misdemeanor violent crimes. Bring a bag lunch.
Expand on basic PC knowledge. Review text editing and formatting techniques. Gain more in-depth information on library, file and folder structure, Gmail, software installation, customizing the look of the computer as well as protecting the computer from viruses, malware, etc.
Learn the basic skills of stick and mig welding as well as the cutting processes as needed to repair broken equipment and tools on the farm. Understanding safe welding practices will be covered through lecture, demonstration, and physical applications. Please bring clear protective goggles and gloves to class.
This 669 Hour Training Includes: Anatomy and physiology related to the practice of massage therapy; Professional ethics; Business management; Fundamental theory and practice of massage and bodywork therapy including hands- on practice; Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy and other special topics such as shiatsu; Learn standard practices for hygiene; Psychological concepts including client/therapist relationship/ professional communication skills.
Admissions Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age; Provide one of the following; high school transcript, copy of high school diploma, or a copy of completion of GED requirements; Documentation of complete immunization records including; MMR 1 and 2 or individual titers, current TB test (must be active upon completion of class), Hepatitis B vaccine (complete doses 1,2, and 3) or signed MCC waiver form; Diphtheria/tetanus (DT); Demonstrate reading proficiency either by college transcripts, a computerized placement test, or the TABE reading test; provide two forms of identification (driver's license, social security card) at registration; completion of the Career Readiness Certification (CRC) for scholarship recipients.
Cost of Class: Tuition/Registration $180; Liability Insurance $13; CPR card $5; Optional accident insurance $1.35; Text approximately $300; Supplies approximately $150. Additional fees upon completion of class: Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam $195; Cost of obtaining NC license $190 plus a $20 application fee.
At Mayland Community College there’s always something new to learn. Whether you’re interested in local history, digital photography, or beekeeping, or you want to give the pottery wheel a try, our Personal Enrichment courses are designed to help you discover new talents and enhance your creative skills.