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BRCC workforce & continuing Education Table of Contents

Construction______________________________ 2 Healthcare______________________________ 3,4 Business___________________________________ 5 Technology/Computer____________________ 6 Digital Photography_______________________ 7 Aviation___________________________________ 7 Transportation/Logistics____________________ 8 Welding and Machining________________ 9,10 Personal Enrichment___________________ 11,12 Home/Garden/Family____________________13 Youth____________________________________13 Full List of Classes_________________________14 Fine Arts Center_________________back cover Registration is easy! Online at brcc.augusoft.net, or call 540/453-2215

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Every year, tens of thousands of jobs sit empty across Virginia while employers look for qualified candidates. Job applicants with workforce credentials are twice as likely to be hired than applicants with no credentials. FastForward is a high-demand program helping Virginians get the jobs they want and the salaries they need. FastForward programs are short-term training courses offered through Virginia’s Community Colleges to help you fast-track your career. The Commonwealth of Virginia is offsetting the tuition of certain high-demand credential programs. Students pay 33% of the tuition when they register. The State pays 66%. Students MUST finish the course and attempt the credential. Application for and full details available online at brcc.edu/continuinged; by emailing wce@brcc.edu; or calling 540/453-2215. Need help deciding which program is right for you? Contact our FastForward Career Coach, April Pannell at 540/453-2579. *FastForward pricing will be available while grant funds last. Credential Programs Eligible for FastForward (marked with throughout brochure) In addition to the FastForward discount, need-based Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. Contact us for more information at https://www.brcc.edu/ continuinged/ce-aid/


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A M e s s a g e f r om ou r D ean

Hello and welcome to the BRCC Workforce and Continuing Education magazine. We hope it

will help you learn more about the wonderful workforce training programs and personal enrichment courses we offer. Inside these pages, you will read about the great diversity of programs we create to meet the workforce needs of employers and the career aspirations of community members. You will also find success stories that show how some have used our training to help create a better life for themselves and their families. Whether it is healthcare, manufacturing, business, cyber security or the transportation field, I am certain you will find something at BRCC to help you further your career goals. Perhaps the most exciting part about what your local community college has to offer are the fantastic financial aid options to help you pay for your classes, books and certification exams. There has never been a better time to invest in yourself by investing in your education! For your leisure time, we offer classes to help you relax or pick up a new hobby!  Our new additions of drone training, PowerPoint Essentials and Paint & Sip: Painting Up a Storm enhance an already robust set of classes in art, music and theatre. Lastly, I know you will find our friendly, helpful staff to be exceptional when it comes to answering your questions and getting you registered. Don’t hesitate to reach out at any time either by phone or our website. Start here…study here…train here! Sincerely,

Dr. Kevin Ratliff Dean of Workforce and Continuing Education

Tristan Smith – Tradesman “Earning the certificate gave me a boost of confidence and a better understanding of the field that I am in, allowing me to make more everyday decisions that affects the employees and the company. Thanks to the wide spread of programs I’m not just an employee, but now I am a part owner and an employer. Thanks, BRCC.”

TRADESMAN CONTINUING EDUCATION

Construction Basic Contractor Business License $209, Wednesdays, Jan 16–30 or Apr 3–17 or Jul 17–31, 6–9 pm; Instructor: Terry Sager

Tradesman Electrical Licensing Renewal $125, Saturday, Jan 26 or Apr 13 or Jul 13, 9 am–noon; Instructor: Tom Ward

In Virginia, electricians, plumbers, Tradesman GasFitter Licensing Renewal and mechanical tradesman are $65, Thursday, Feb 7 or May 9 or Jul 11, 5:45–6:45 pm; Instructor: Bill Groce required to attend three hours of Tradesman HVAC Licensing Renewal continuing education, and gasfitters $125, Saturday, Feb 2 or Apr 13 or Jul 27, 8–11 am; Instructor: Samuel Northington are required to attend a one-hour Tradesman Plumbing Licensing Renewal session for license renewal. $125, Thursday, Feb 7 or May 9 or Jul 11, 6:45–9:45 pm; Instructor: Bill Groce 2


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HEALTHcare

Sheree Flippin – Healthcare “For me, this certification was the beginning of a new career. I knew I wanted to go into the nursing field, and becoming a certified nurse aide was a great first step. This certification enabled me to pursue a job in home health that I really enjoy.”

Health Careers Orientation Session Required for all FastForward Healthcare Courses. Thursday, Jan 10, Feb 21, or May 9, 4:30–5:30 pm. Registration required, call to schedule: 540/453-2215

FastForward Healthcare Classes Certified Nurse Aide (your choice of 4 different schedules) $562 FastForward Tuition/$1686 Full Tuition, 2 classes required

This course is for those who wish to become Nurse Aides providing high quality, compassionate care for residents in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, private homes, and hospital patients. Graduating students are eligible to take the NNAAP exam required by the Virginia Board of Nursing.

Nurse Aide Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays, Jan 29–Mar 21, 9 am–3:30 pm, Clinical off site Feb 26–Mar 12, Times TBD, Instructor: Carol Anderson

CPR for Healthcare Providers (co-requisite) Wednesday, Feb 13, 5:30–9:30 pm; Instructor: Brad Neher

or Nurse Aide Tuesdays & Thursdays, Feb 5–May 23, 5:30–9:30 pm, Clinical off site Apr 23–May 16, 3–9 pm, Instructor: Rebecca Jones

CPR for Healthcare Providers (co-requisite) Wednesday, Feb 13, 5:30–9:30 pm; Instructor: Brad Neher

or Nurse Aide Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays, Mar 26–May 16, 9 am–3:30 pm, Clinical off site Apr 23–May 7, Times TBD; Instructor: Carol Anderson

CPR for Healthcare Providers (co-requisite) Wednesday, Apr 3, 5:30–9:30 pm; Instructor: Brad Neher

or Nurse Aide Tuesdays & Thursdays, May 21–Aug 1, 9 am–3:30 pm, Clinical off site Jul 11–30, Times TBD; Instructor: Carol Anderson

CPR for Healthcare Providers (co-requisite) Friday, Jun 14, 5:30–9:30 pm; Instructor: Brad Neher

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Medication Aide $334 FastForward Tuition/$1000 Full Tuition, Offered in partnership with Massanutten Technical Center and all classes are held at their Harrisonburg location. Prerequisites: Approved Nurse Aide program or Direct Care Staff training required by the Department of Social Services for employment in an assisted-living facility. Monday–Friday, Apr 29–Jun 12 (no class 5/15, 5/21, 5/22, 5/27, 5/28, 5/29, 6/5), 12:30–2:30 pm, Clinicals off site Jun 10–12, 7 am–3 pm

Certified Professional Coder $683 FastForward Tuition/$2049 Full Tuition, 2 classes required

Learn the skills required for physician medical coding. Instruction includes: beginning through advanced CPT Procedure Coding, HCPCS and ICD-10 diagnosis coding. Course prepares students to sit for the American Association for Professional Coders (AAPC) Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam. Certified Professional Coder Course Thursdays, Jan 31–Aug 22 (no class 7/4), 6–9 pm; Instructor: Debby Houston

Medical Terminology Basics (co-requisite) Feb 4–Mar 2, Online coursework available beginning Feb 4. Will have one class session in person on Saturday, Mar 2 from 9 am–1 pm for completion of class.

Pharmacy Technician National Certificate $277 FastForward Tuition/$681 Full Tuition Tuesdays, Jan 29–Apr 23, 7–9 pm; Instructor: Bill Wilkes

Phlebotomy Technician $733 FastForward Tuition/$2199 Full Tuition, 2 classes required

Phlebotomy Mondays & Wednesdays, Feb 4–Apr 1, 6–10 pm; Instructors: Jessica Monroe and Debra Belcher

CPR for Healthcare Providers (corequisite) Friday, Mar 1, 5:30–9:30 pm; Instructor: Brad Neher

Optional Phlebotomy Externship Note: All classroom/lab meet at Central Shenandoah EMS Council in Staunton. Clinical at various times.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) $400 FastForward Tuition/$1200 Full Tuition Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays, Jan 14–May 10 (no class 1/21), 5:30–9 pm; Instructor: Staff Certification: Graduating students are eligible to take the National Registry or EMT’s (NREMT) exam required by the State of Virginia. This course meets the State of Virginia and NREMT requirements for EMT Training.

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician $766 FastForward Tuition/$2298 Full Tuition Fridays, Jan 18–May 10, 9 am–6 pm; Instructor: Staff Prerequisite: Current National Registry certification (NREMT) or state license at the EMT level, must be 18 years of age or older.


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HEALTHcare Registered Medical Assistant Program The Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) program is a 720-hour hybrid program designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed for the RMA exam, and to enable graduates to function effectively as medical assistants. The Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) certification is offered through the Association of Medical Technologists (AMT).

Medical Office Assistant $741 FastForward Tuition/$2223 Full Tuition, 3 classes required

Learn reception and clerical skills, scheduling, customer service, OSHA and HIPPA regulations, and medical business office skills such as financial management, basic medical coding, and law and ethics. Coursework prepares students for the Medical Office Assistant exam given by National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT). Medical Terminology Basics (co-requisite) Feb 4–Mar 2, Online coursework available beginning Feb 4. Will have one class session in person on Saturday, Mar 2 from 9 am–1 pm for completion of class.

Medical Office Reception

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant $1027 FastForward Tuition/$3081 Full Tuition, 2 classes required

This program trains students to perform clinical responsibilities in a medical office and prepares students for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification through National Healthcareers Association (NHA). Fundamentals of Medical Assisting Tuesdays & Thursdays, Mar 19–Aug 6 (no class 7/4), 6–9:30 pm; Instructor: TBD CPR for Healthcare Providers (co-requisite) Friday, May 17, 5:30–9:30 pm: Instructor: Brad Neher

Registered Medical Assistant $935 FastForward Tuition/$2805 Full Tuition, 2 classes required

This advanced hybrid course includes anatomy & physiology, pharmacology, EKG, practice management, and RMA exam review. The Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) certification is offered through the Association of Medical Technologists (AMT). Prerequisite: Certified Clinical Medical Assistant certification and Medical Office Assistant certification.

Advanced Medical Assisting

Mondays & Wednesdays, Feb 4–May 6, 6–9 pm; Instructor: Beth Brower

Mondays & Wednesdays, Mar 4–Aug 19 (no class 5/27), 6–8 pm; plus online coursework; Instructor: Carol Anderson

Medical Office Operations

Registered Medical Assistant Externship

Mondays & Wednesdays, Sep 4–Dec 16 (no class 11/18, 11/20, 11/25, 11/27, 6–9 pm; Instructor: Staff

(160 hours) Dates & Times TBD, offsite location

Non-FastForward Healthcare Classes CPR for Healthcare Providers $81, Friday, Mar 1, 5:30-9:30 pm or Wednesday, Apr 3 or Friday, Jun 14; Instructor: Brad Neher

Nurse Re-entry $275, Feb 11-Oct 12 or Jun 3-Mar 7; Instructors: Carol Anderson & Allison Ortner

This course is designed for RNs who have been away from the nursing field. The course prepares RNs to reenter acute care nursing settings by completing online lessons and 80 hours of clinical experience with a preceptor at a local healthcare facility. Contact Workforce and Continuing Education for a registration checklist and more information: 540/453-2215. Pre-requisite: RN with current unrestricted VA license and completion of pre-clinical paperwork.

Ophthalmic Assistant $699, Mondays & Wednesdays Mar 11–May 1, 5:30–8:30 pm; Instructor: Melissa Shafer

This 48-hour course is designed to enable the student to perform assigned duties and ophthalmic procedures as assistants to the ophthalmologist. Successful completion of the course serves as a prerequisite for the Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) examination administered by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO).

Personal Trainer $799, Hands-on skills at 24/7 Family Fitness in Harrisonburg, VA; Instructor: World Instructor Training School Saturdays, Feb 9-Mar 23 (no class 3/16), Final exam on Mar 23 Or May 18-Jun 29 (no class 5/25) Final exam on Jun 29. (Written Exam 9–11 am at BRCC Plecker Center; Practical Exam 12–4 pm at 24/7 Fitness Center in Harrisonburg.) *CPR certification required to sit for final exam

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BUSINESS Mindy Hernandez – Professional Development “My certification enabled me to have direct insight into the Human Resource element in order to be a better advocate. I thought the teachings utilized real life issues in the workforce. The BRCC continuing education classes, in my experience, provided an engaging and positive atmosphere.”

Human Resource Management Certificate If you are involved with supervising or hiring employees, this certificate is for you! This three–part series will focus on equipping you with the best tools to have a positive impact on the bottom line of your organization, while teaching you how to best comply with myriad employment laws. Learn to attract, train, and manage the “right” people, in the right way. A certificate in Human Resource Management will be awarded for completing all three sessions: Individual classes, $84; entire series $214, a 15% discount; Instructor: Tim Nicely Human Resource Law Thursday, Mar 7, 2–4:30 pm or Thursday, Jun 13, 6–8:30 pm

Employee Recruitment & Interviewing Thursday, Mar 14, 2–4:30 pm or Thursday, Jun 20, 6–8:30 pm

Performance & Compensation Management Thursday, Mar 21, 2–4:30 pm or Thursday, Jun 27, 6–8:30 pm

Conflict Management Unmanaged conflict in the workplace can lead to reduced levels of teamwork and cooperation, diminished employee commitment, and lower levels of quality and productivity. In this course, you’ll discover your own emotional triggers and learn how to manage difficult encounters with diplomacy, tact, and credibility. $75, Monday, Mar 18, 6–8 pm or Tuesday, Jul 16, 9–11 am; Instructor: Sheri L. Bender

Effective Transitions to Management New supervisors can face many different challenges after being promoted from within the organization. The transition from successful employee to successful manager can be difficult, and can require a completely different skill set. Explore the skills and behaviors needed to make an effective transition from front-line worker to front-line leader. $75, Tuesday, Feb 19, 9–11 am or Apr 30, 6–8 pm; Instructor: Sheri L. Bender

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Online QuickBooks for Small Business $62, Friday, Jun 14, 8 am - noon; Instructor: Kris McMackin

Online QuickBooks for Small Business—Advanced This 4-hour course will look at advanced topics such as: the chart of accounts, bank reconciliations, reporting, and bank and credit card downloads, and is intended for individuals who already have a basic understanding of QuickBooks Online. $62, Friday, Jun 14, 1-5pm; Instructor: Kris McMackin

How to Give and Receive Feedback Learning to get comfortable giving and receiving constructive feedback can strengthen your organization and can enhance individual effectiveness. Creating a non-confrontational approach to feedback and developing methods for sharing feedback up, down, across the organization highlight this course. $75, Tuesday, Mar 5, 9–11 am or Wednesday, May 8, 6–8 pm; Instructor: Sheri L. Bender

Teacher License Career Switcher With the appropriate qualifications, you become a licensed teacher in the state of Virginia, while maintaining your current job and responsibilities, using a combination of online and onsite instruction. Visit educateva. com for more information.

Retirement Planning Today $59, Tuesdays, Mar 12–19 or Thursdays, Mar 14–21, 6:30–9:30 pm; Instructors: Christine Worontzoff & Franklin Showalter


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TECHNOLOGY/COMPUTER/IT BASIC SKILLS & MS OFFICE

Get Started with Computers This course introduces basic computer tasks using Windows 10, creating simple documents, and navigating the web. $185, Tuesdays, Feb 5–Mar 12 (no class 2/26), 9 am–12 pm; Instructor: Shirley Matherly or Wednesdays, Jun 12–Jul 17 (no class 7/3), 6–9 pm; Instructor: Crystal Armentrout

Get Started with Microsoft Office

Barbara Knick – Technology “We are self-employed. For the last 30+ years, I have maintained a hand written record for a particular process within our company. I am now working on transferring this information to Excel spreadsheets. It is a work in progress.”

$185, Wednesdays, Feb 6–Mar 6, 6–9 pm; Instructor: Crystal Armentrout

Word Basic Skills $115, Tuesdays, Apr 2–16, 9 am–noon; Instructor: Shirley Matherly

Word Intermediate Skills This course covers key intermediate Microsoft Word skills. Learn to set up and generate documents and labels using the mail merge feature; work with section and column breaks, cover pages, themes, style sets, and styles; as well as create an index, add watermarks, and more. Keyboarding and mouse skills strongly recommended. $115, Tuesdays, May 7–21, 9 am–noon; Instructor: Shirley Matherly

Excel Level 1 $175, Thursdays, Feb 14–Mar 7, 6–9 pm; Instructor: Chris Turnage

Excel Level 2 $175, Thursdays, Mar 28–Apr 18, 6–9 pm; Instructor: Chris Turnage

Excel Level 3 $205, Thursdays, May 16–Jun 13, 6–9 pm; Instructor: Chris Turnage

PowerPoint Essentials This course covers Microsoft PowerPoint skills, from introductory to advanced. Among others, introductory topics include: creating a presentation, adding and formatting slides, navigating a slide show, inserting images and backgrounds, and adding transitions and animations. Advanced topics include: formatting charts and changing chart types, sending presentations via email, creating speaker notes, drawing on slides during a slide show, and more.

IT CERTIFICATION PREP

CompTIA A+ Certification Review $795, Tuesdays, Feb 5–Apr 2 (no class 3/5), 6–9 pm; Instructor: Jim Richerson

CompTIA Network+ Certification Review $725, Tuesdays, Apr 23–Jun 11, 6–9 pm; Instructor: Jim Richerson

GO Virginia Cyber Security Grant Selected individuals can get cyber security training for $300, thanks to a $200,000 GO Virginia Cyber Security grant. The goal of the grant is to train and employ 50 Tier I Cyber Security Analysts by July 2020, and a local commercial company partner plans to offer jobs in Harrisonburg or Waynesboro to successful graduates based on customer demand. Anyone interested in pursuing a job in cyber security in the Shenandoah Valley may apply, and the ideal candidate has some information technology or security education and/or experience. Military veterans are encouraged to apply. If you are interested in participating in this grant program, please contact Dan O’Brien by email at obriend@brcc.edu.

$205, Wednesdays, Mar 27–May 1, 6–9 pm; Instructor: Crystal Armentrout

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Digital Photography DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY/ IMAGE EDITING

Kurt Plowman – Digital Photography “The class helped me to learn new skills that will make my hobby more enjoyable. A great opportunity to update and sharpen specific skills. I could have taken online classes, but the hands-on instruction in a small class was much more beneficial. The instructor was very knowledgeable and provided personalized instruction that I have not seen in many classes.  Wish I had done it sooner!”

PhotoShop Power Tools Part 1: Selection Tools This class will introduce you to the most common selection tools, when and how to use them, and even when to combine them for the best effect. Selections are a stepping stone to using Layers, Masks, & Modes. $185, Mondays, Feb 4–Mar 4 (no class 2/25), 6–9 pm; Instructor: Chuck Almarez

Get to Know Your Camera $185, Mondays, Feb 4–Mar 4 (no class 2/25), 1–4 pm; Instructor: Chuck Almarez

Flash Photography & Painting with Light Learn techniques photographers use to add light to a scene. Topics covered include: on-camera & off-camera flash basics, flash modes, other devices used to control and shape the light, and using long exposure and a variety of sources to paint a scene with light, as well as using the light as the subject. $109, Mondays, Mar 18–25, 6–9 pm; Instructor: Chuck Almarez

Image Editing with Lightroom $185, Mondays, Apr 15–May 13 (no class 4/29), 1–4 pm or 6–9 pm; Instructors: Chuck Almarez & Steve Shires

PhotoShop Power Tools Part 2: Layers, Masks, and Modes Understanding and using layers, masks, and modes are essential skills needed in image editing. Learn how they affect the image; how to manage their use; and how to use them to create composite images, colorized images, and to create various special effects. Prerequisite: Experience with PhotoShop Selection tools or PhotoShop Power Tools Part 1: Selection Tools. $185, Mondays, Mar 18–Apr 8, 1–4 pm; Instructor: Chuck Almarez

AVIATION Introduction to Drone Operations Are you interested to learn how to fly a Drone with skill while ensuring a safe and legal operation? Drones serve a variety of essential purposes in a number of industries, whether it’s real estate, agriculture, engineering or media and the industrial applications of UAV technology will continue to grow. This course covers the content required for an individual to earn the FAA Part 107 certificate, which is required to operate a drone commercially. The Part 107 test fee is included in the course cost. Local testing is available at Blue Ridge Aviation located at the Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport in Weyers Cave. $225 FastForward Tuition/$625 Full Tuition, Tuesday & Thursday, 4:30-7 pm, Mar 5-21; Instructor: Mark Fitzgerald

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Rotax Engine Maintenance Maintenance personnel seeking in-depth maintenance information on Rotax 912 series aircraft engine. $749, Thursday & Friday, Jun 6–7, 8 am–5 pm; Instructor: Dean Vogel

Rotax Engine Service Owner/Operator/Maintenance technicians seeking in-depth knowledge for the proper operation and servicing of the Rotax 912 series aircraft engine. $749, Tuesday & Wednesday, Jun 4–5, 8 am–5 pm; Instructor: Dean Vogel


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Transportation & Logistics Dennis Chapman-Transportation “Making the decision to enroll at BRCC to earn and obtain my CDL-A license has proven to be the best career move to date for me. It has allowed me to apply for all types of professional driving jobs that require a CDL certification and now provides me and gives me an advantage to pursue other positions in the Logistics and Transportation industry. If you want to learn from the best CDL driving school, enroll at Blue Ridge Community College. BRCC will introduce you to the many trucking recruiters who are constantly jockeying for position to enroll you in their driver training programs. “

Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) Gain foundational knowledge and skills common across all aspects of supply chain logistics. This course is a required prerequisite for the Certified Logisitics Technician (CLT) program and is necessary to gain entry-level knowledge into warehousing and distribution. $350 FastForward Tuition/$1050 Full Tuition, Monday–Friday, Apr 29–May 3 or Aug 5–9, 8 am–4 pm; Instructor: Staff

Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) The Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) course addresses the core technical competencies of higher skilled frontline material handling workers in supply chain warehouses and distribution centers. Specific instruction includes: product receiving, product storage, inventory control, evaluation of transportation modes, dispatching and tracking. $350 FastForward Tuition/Full Tuition $1050, Monday–Friday, May 6–May 10 or Aug 12–Aug 16, 8 am–4 pm; Instructor: Staff

Commercial Drivers License Class A Get the skills to become a CDL Class A commercial driver through this intensive program of classroom, practice range, and over-the-road training. BRCC’s CDL Faculty/Staff are DMV certifed examiners; final skills testing provided on-site. $1500 FastForward Tuition/$4500 Full Tuition Monday–Friday, Jan 7–Feb 8 (no class on 1/21) or Feb 11–Mar 15 or Mar 18–Apr 19 or Apr 22–May 24 or May 28–Jun 28 or Jul 1–Aug 2 (no class 7/4, 7/5), 8:30 am–4:30 pm; Faculty: Jim Butler Saturday & Sunday, Jan 5–Mar 24 or May 4–Jul 21 , 8:30 am–4:30 pm; Faculty: Jim Butler

Sit Down Forklift Operation Get trained by certified instructors on sit down electric and propane forklifts. This is an intense one-day training which earns a certificate of completion and a wallet card for verification. $195, Monday, Jan 14 or Feb 18 or Mar 18 or Apr 15 or May 20 or Jun 17 or Jul 22, 8:30 am–4:30 pm

Stand Up Forklift Operation Get trained by certified instructors on stand up electric reach forklifts and walk behind electric pallet lifts. This is an intense one-day training which earns a certificate of completion and a wallet card for verification. $195, Tuesday, Jan 15 or Feb 19 or Mar 19 or Apr 16 or May 21 or Jun 18 or Jul 23, 8:30 am–4:30 pm

Commercial Driver’s License Class B Learn to drive a Class B straight in 8-10 days! Get hands-on experience. BRCC’s CDL Faculty/Staff are DMV certified examiners; final skills testing provided on-site. $700 FastForward Tuition/$2100 Full Tuition Monday–Friday, Jan 22–Feb 1 or Feb 25– Mar 8 or Apr 1–12 or May 20–31 (no class 5/27) or Jul 15–26, 8:30 am–4:30 pm; Staff: Bill Byrd

Beginning Motorcycle Rider Course Beginning Motorcycle Rider Course $165, Saturday & Sunday Motorcycle Jump Start Course $79, see page 14 for class dates

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WELDING James Perry – Welding

Welding & Machining OPEN HOUSE:

Wednesday, January 30, 4:30–6:30 pm Introduction to Pipe Welding (SMAW) $566 FastForward Tuition/$1698 Full Tuition

“Earning my welding certifications at BRCC boosted my career in the best way possible. Now, I am a reliable, certified welder who is an asset for my employer and the company I work for.”

Welding Fundamentals $666 FastForward Tuition/$1998 Full Tuition

Learn and practice the basic welding processes most commonly used in industrial fabrication: Oxy-Fuel Welding, Brazing and Cutting along with Plasma Cutting, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, and Gas Metal Arc Welding (including Flux-Core Welding). Covers safety procedures, common shop procedures, welding tools and equipment, and welding drawing interpretation. (AWS FCAW certification) Includes an 8-week basic skills class and an 8-week intermediate skills class. Classes run early Feb–Nov with day and evening hours available.

Focuses on the techniques used for welding pipe. The shielded metal arc (SMAW) welding process is used to perform practice welds on pipe diameters from 2-12 inches. Basic pipe-fitting practices will be demonstrated using butt weld and socket weld fittings to progress through learning to weld pipe in horizontal and vertical positions. Oneon-one coaching, welding demonstrations, welding videos, and the Lincoln VRTEX Welding Simulator will be used to illustrate the techniques the student must follow to successfully pass the 6G qualification test. All Pipe Welding Qualification testing is done in accordance with ASME Section IX Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code and AWS D1.1, Structural Welding Code Steel. (ASME SMAW certification). Prerequisite – Welding Fundamentals and 3G welding certification. Must have permission from instructor prior to registration. Apr 20–Jun 9, Saturdays 9 am–4 pm & Sundays 10 am–4:30 pm; Instructor: Andrew Folsom Jul 8–Nov 5, Mondays & Tuesdays 1:30–4:30 pm; Instructor: Wiley Perry

Introduction to Welding Fabrication (GMAW) $375 FastForward Tuition/$1125 Full Tuition

Focuses on welding and fabrication skills used in building welded metal projects. Students will create a cost sheet of materials, factor in total weight of their project, cut and tack-weld all components together, and make final welds to complete the job. Welding safety and various welding processes (GTAW, GMAW and SMAW) and safe shop practices will be discussed and demonstrated. The class will also have a team project utilizing the Ercolina Pipe Bending system where each team will build a section of handrail according to shop drawings. This project will include job planning, material cost estimation, pipe-bending, and team building skills. Training on all types of weld shop equipment will be included and students will create a small welded assembly to keep. (AWS GMAW certification) Prerequisite – Welding Fundamentals or previous welding experience is recommended. Wednesdays & Thursdays, Feb 6–Mar 28 or Apr 17–Jun 6, 1:30–4:30 pm; Instructors: Wiley Perry & Andrew Folsom

Introduction to Sanitary Pipe Welding (GTAW) $389 FastForward Tuition/$1167 Full Tuition

Provides the student with the knowledge and hands-on experience needed to do both manual and orbital GTAW welding of carbon steel pipe and sanitary stainless tubing. The GTAW welding process will be used for practice welds on pipe diameters from 2-6 inches on butt weld, socket weld, and groove weld pipe fittings. Walking the cup welding technique, manual purge welding set up, weld parameters, purge gas verification, flow rates, and basic pipefitting practices will be covered. Orbital welding training will be covered on stainless sanitary tubing using an Orbitalum Orbital Welding system. All stainless sanitary welding will be done in accordance with ASME BPE-1997 and ASME B31.3. (ASME GTAW certification) Prerequisite: please see website Feb 4–Jun 10 (no class 5/27), Mondays & Tuesdays 1:30–4:30 pm; Instructor: Wiley Perry Feb 9–Mar 31 or Jul 13–Sep 1, Saturdays 9 am–4 pm & Sundays 10 am–4:30 pm; Instructor: Andrew Folsom

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MACHINING Fundamentals of Fabrication $233 FastForward Tuition/$699 Full Tuition

This class is designed to introduce a student to machine tools and machining. Students will learn about precision measuring tools and how to use them, including: how to obtain precise measurements, how to read and understand mechanical drawings, what tolerances are and how a machinist makes parts within specific dimensions. Machine shop safety and safe practices will be discussed and demonstrated. The types of machine tools that are used to create complex components in industry and how they work will be covered, as well as cutting speeds and feed rates for milling and turning operations. The NIMS Machining credential program will be explained and the first NIMS project the students will make will be reviewed. Students will take a NIMS online quiz (Measurement, Materials and Safety) to earn a NIMS credential. Class fee includes book. This class will meet in the assigned classroom (T114) on the main campus, in the Technology Building. Mondays & Tuesdays, Feb 4–Mar 26 or Apr 15– Jun 10 (no class 5/27) or Jul 8–Aug 27, 6–9 pm, BRCC Room T114; Instructor: Rische Hupp

Introduction to Machine Tool Practices I $233 FastForward Tuition/$699 Full Tuition

The fundamentals for manual machine tool practices for the lathe, mill, and drill press will be explained and demonstrated during this class. Topics include: machine tool safety, proper drilling speeds, and different types of drill bits and their coatings related to drill press operations. You will work side-by-side with your instructor to complete NIMS machining projects on new ProtoTrak machines. Students will complete a NIMS Machine Tool project and take a NIMS online quiz (Job Planning, Benchwork, and Layout) to earn a NIMS credential. Safety glasses are required. Prerequisite – Fundamentals of Fabrication Mondays & Tuesdays, Feb 4–Mar 26 or Apr 15– Jun 10 (no class 5/27) or Jul 8–Aug 27, 6–9 pm; Instructor: Ashton Waters

Machine Tool Practices II

Don Moran – Machining

$233 FastForward Tuition/$699 Full Tuition

This class continues to explain the technical aspects of manual machine tool practices as they pertain to more advanced drill press operations, including job planning and management tasks, benchwork tasks, basic mathematics, applying the machinery’s handbook, basic measurement, basic machining theory, and layout. There will be a NIMS machining project the student will complete with instructor working side-by-side. The project will be completed with an online NIMS quiz (Drill Press Skills) to earn a NIMS credential. Safety glasses are required. Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Fabrication and Intro to Machine Tool Practices I. Wednesdays & Thursdays, Feb 6– Mar 28 or Jul 10–Aug 29, 6–9 pm; Instructor: Ken Hammer

Machine Tool Practices–Milling $233 FastForward Tuition/$699 Full Tuition

This class provides an introduction to the manual milling machine. The student will learn about each part and function of the machine, machine tool safety, the different cutting tools and cutting-tool materials, as well as different milling operations and setup. Students will be given drawings of milling projects they will make using the machining skills learned during the class. Credentials through NIMS can be earned by successful completion of milling projects and online testing. Prerequisite – Fundamentals of Fabrication, Machine Tools I & II. Wednesdays & Thursdays, Apr 17–Jun 6, 6–9 pm; Instructor: Ken Hammer

“The certification is a continuing process that down the road will reap huge benefits. There is a shortage of operators in the machinist industry and this will help advance my career change in the near future. The workforce program is a top notch program with very knowledgeable staff. They strive to produce a great product within the student to ensure that goals are met and the needs of the workforce are met.”

Turning Operations 2: Chucking (Machine Tool Practices) $233 FastForward Tuition/$699 Full Tuition

This intermediate level machining course explains the operation of the manual lathe that will include: turning safety, lathe controls, single-point threading, tapping, fits and tolerances, measurement, process control, tooling and lathe set-up. Proper set-up and use of a four-jaw chuck will be demonstrated and explained. Many lathe operations use tooling with carbide inserts, but a machinist must know the proper sequence for grinding the surfaces of a lathe tool, applying the proper rake angles. Tool grinding is discussed and demonstrated. Prerequisite – Fundamentals of Fabrication, Machine Tools I & II, Milling and Turning Between Centers. Wednesdays & Thursdays, Apr 17–Jun 6, 6–9 pm; Instructor: Tom Prichard

FastForward tuition is available while funds last.

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PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Attention Artists! Virginia Artists in the Marketplace (VA-AIM) is the first residency program of its kind in the Shenandoah Valley. The 2019 program is presented in collaboration with Arts Council of the Valley, BRCC and studioELL, and will bring a new cohort together for a week in May 2019 to dive deep into their studio practices and what it means to be a professional artist in today’s contemporary moment. Residency includes lectures, workshops and seminars on a variety of professional practice topics: artist resumes/CVs, artist statements, branding, websites and web

identities, applying to opportunities, exhibitions, and taxes and liability, among other topics.  The residency will conclude with a group exhibit at Arts Council of the Valley in January 2020.  Sessions are led by studioELL Founder and Director John Ros. 2019 Residency /$150.  Applications welcome from all types of visual artists living within the Shenandoah Valley and surrounding areas.  Application deadline:  March 1, 2019.  For more info, including application details, see: http://studioELL. org/residencies/va-aim-2019/

ARTS & CREATIVE WRITING

Arts & Creative Writing 1916: Irish Rebels in Literature and Film $109, Mondays, Feb 11–Mar 18, 6–9 pm; Instructor: Susan Facknitz

3D Design: Materials and Metaphor $165, Thursdays, Jan 24–Feb 28, 6–8:30 pm; Instructor: Claudia Furlow

Creative Writing Workshop for All $129, Mondays, Mar 25–Apr 29, 6–9 pm; Instructor: Susan Facknitz

Drawing Viewpoints for Beginners This class offers drawing and beyond exercises for the experienced, and confidence for the novice. Through a creative approach to drawing, students learn the elements of art and the principles of design. Taught with your artistic needs in mind, this course is tailor-made for YOU. Bring $15 to first class for supplies. $149, Tuesdays, Jan 22–Feb 26, 6–8:30 pm; Instructor: Claudia Furlow

Marketing Principles for Artists & Musicians: Impact, Inspire, Compel, Act Artists – musicians – entrepreneurs – authors! Looking for that extra edge to increase sales? Want to ensure that your event maximizes attendance? Designed specifically for the creative entrepreneur, this workshop introduces you to the latest marketing techniques for a strategic advantage. Terry Whitmore, BRCC Principles of Marketing professor, will engage and enlighten attendees, sharing key principles of marketing your business, talents or products. Reach your next level of revenue-generating possibility. Topics include distribution, strategies, personal selling, pricing objectives, and more importantly, consumer buying behavior. Limited enrollment; register early. $149, Fridays, Mar 15–29, 9 am–noon; Instructor: Terry Whitmore

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Modern Metal Art $455, Fridays, Feb 22–Mar 29 OR Jun 28–Aug 9 (no class 7/5), 8:30 am–noon; Instructor: Wiley Perry; BRCC Welding Facility

Oil Painting Landscapes on the Go $189, Tuesdays, May 7–Jun 11, 6–8:30 pm; Instructor: Claudia Furlow

Oil Painting Like the Masters $209, Thursdays, Mar 14–May 2, 6–8:30 pm; Instructor: Claudia Furlow

Paint & Sip: Painting Up a Storm Discover the glory of watercolor painting. Learn how to pick subjects, how to apply paint, and all about colors. Blend colors and watch the magic happen! Understand shading and composition, rules to paint by and which rules you can break. You’ll be well on your way to accomplishment with help from Juliette. Allow your artistic side to emerge! Bring $30 to first class for supplies, provided by instructor (includes hot tea.) $159, Thursdays, Jan 24–Feb 21 OR Wednesdays, Mar 20– Apr, 5:30–8 pm Instructor: Juliette Swenson

Printmaking: Curiouser & Curiouser! $145, Tuesdays, Mar 12–Apr 16, 6–8:30 pm; Instructor: Claudia Furlow

Stained Glass Mosaic Window $169, Mondays, Feb 4–Mar 11, 2–4 pm; Instructor: Lisa Morrison

Watercolor Sketching $185, Mondays, Feb 25–Apr 1, 6–8:30 pm; Instructor: John Hancock

Writing with Flair $129, Tuesdays, Feb 19–Mar 26, 4–6 pm OR 6:30–8:30 pm; Instructor: Cynthia Atkins

Writing: Tell Your Story, Find Your Voice Poet Maya Angelou said, "There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." Do you have a story you'd like to share, but it never seems to convey what you envisioned once your pen touches the paper? Whether you want to pass written memories on to future generations, write a poetry collection, or begin that first chapter of a novel – yet can't seem to find your own unique writing style – this class is for you! Join a published confessional poet to explore examples of memoir, cover multiple genres and topics, set the stage, convey emotion (without naming it), describe your senses, and create metaphors. Find your writing voice with your unique style and approach. Only YOU can tell the story you have in mind! Bring your favorite writing utensil and a notebook. $135, Thursdays, Jan 24–Feb 21, 6–8:30 pm; Instructor: Angela Carter


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Basic Repair and Guitar Maintenance $129, Tuesdays, Mar 12–Apr 16, 6:30–8:30 pm; Instructor: Danny Dolinger

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Julie Foster – Pottery “I was looking for something that would be relaxing and enjoyable after my typical work day of teaching high school students - something that was a special treat just for me. The instructors are so knowledgeable and seem to be truly interested in me as a person. They are helpful and personable. We connected as people who genuinely respect each other. This ability to connect with others through classes that I enjoy helps me be a better person.”

$189, Tuesdays, Mar 12–Apr 16, 4–6 pm; Instructor: Danny Dolinger

Bluegrass Banjo for Musical Enthusiasts, Level 1 $189, Tuesdays, Feb 5–Mar 12, 5:30–7:30 pm; Instructor: Jeff Hensley

POTTERY

Beginning Mandolin: Get the Rhythm Pick and grin your way through this fun beginner’s course, covering a variety of music genres, including bluegrass. You’ll learn chord positions, basic music theory, simple techniques with right and left hands— and how to play basic tunes and melodies. Bring your own recently tuned mandolin to class. Limited enrollment; register early. $189, Mondays, Feb 11–Mar 18, 5–6:30 pm; Instructor: Danny Dolinger

Beginning Ukulele—Part 1 $99, Thursdays, Feb 7–28, 6:30–8 pm; Instructor: Richard Adams

Classic Country Electric Guitar Johnny Cash. Merle Haggard. Jerry Reed. All these musicians perfected that snappy, twangy country electric guitar sound. In this class, we’ll explore the basics of how to capture that sound. Covering primary equipment choices, along with a little chicken pickin’, some stock country riffs, and a few steel guitar bends, you’ll be on the retro road in no time – country as a turnip green! If you’re comfortable playing barre chords, you are at a good intermediate level for this class. Bring a tuned playable electric guitar, a small polite amp, a guitar cable, a pick or two and a tuner. Limited enrollment; register early. $189, Mondays, Feb 11–Mar 18, 6:45–8:15 pm; Instructor: Danny Dolinger

Keep on Pickin’—Banjo Level 2 $189, Tuesdays, Mar 19–Apr 23, 5:30–7:30 pm; Instructor: Jeff Hensley

Refresher Dulcimer Sessions Gather ‘round! Bring your dulcimer, your current skills, and join this “refresher” dulcimer course for an enlightening time. Brush up on prior techniques: those you learned from Dinah Ansley in a prior BRCC class, OR enroll to play along with other dulcimer enthusiasts. This is a step beyond a beginning dulcimer class; please inquire in advance if you have taken lessons elsewhere. Dulcimers available upon request for the duration of the 6-week sessions. Mountain (Appalachian, 3-4 strings) dulcimers only please. Limited enrollment; register early! $175, Tuesdays, Apr 16–May 21, 6–8 pm; Instructor: Dinah Ansley

Hand-Building Clay: Sculpting Forms A great beginner's course for those with clay experience looking for exposure to new forms and decorative techniques, and for artists wanting to delve deeper into the secrets of a pottery studio. Get comfortable with handbuilding clay through an everchanging variety of exercises and projects designed for a diversity of skill levels. Each class features a specific project and structured demonstration of technique, which students then execute with handson assistance from the instructor/ sculptor Liz Beavers. Former projects have included slump-mold plates and platters, faces, garden ornaments and small sculptural forms. Fee includes 25 lbs clay; supplies/tools; bring an apron and towel. $245, Wednesdays, Jan 23–Mar 27, 5–7 pm; Instructor: Liz Beavers

Make Your Pottery a Canvas with Handmade Tiles Welcome to the world of tiles! Learn the process of tile making from start to finish, including design, pattern and construction. Tiles are a great canvas for learning multiple decorative techniques, including engobes, sgraffito, waxresist, glazing, impressions and more. From coasters and trivets, to decorative backsplashes and mosaics, come explore the endless possibilities! Fee includes 10 lbs clay/supplies/tools; bring an apron and towel. $155, Wednesdays, Apr 3–May 8, 5–7 pm; Instructor: Liz Beavers

Raku-Fired Ceramics Workshop Expand your clay knowledge, making wheelthrown and hand-built raku pieces. Make rare, unique pieces and experience this ancient firing technique. Prior basic ceramic experience IS required. Bring towels and a mask. $169, Saturdays, Mar 30 and Apr 20 (no class 4/6, 4/13), 9 am–2 pm; Instructor: Jessica Martinkosky

Pottery Creations YOUR Style Tried and True made NEW! See why beginning and intermediate students keep coming back for more of this wheel-throwing class with Phill Ungar! Trimming, surface decoration, glazing, kiln firing/ loading/operation are all covered; hand-building will also be introduced. Find your personal style, and build on your prior pottery vision in this course created for both new and seasoned students. Course fee covers tools, supplies, 25 lbs of clay; bring towel and mask. $215; Instructor: Phil Ungar Tuesdays, Jan 15–Mar 5, 4–6:15 pm Thursdays, Jan 17–Mar 7, 10 am–12:15 pm Thursdays, Jan 17–Mar 7, 6–8:15 pm Tuesdays, Mar 12–Apr 30, 4–6:15 pm Thursdays, Mar 14–May 2, 10 am–12:15 pm Thursdays, Mar 14–May 2, 6–8:15 pm Tuesdays & Thursdays, Jun 18–Jul 18 (no class 7/2, 7/4), 4–6:15 pm

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Home/Garden/Family Mert Brubaker - Permaculture Design “The Permaculture Design course exceeded my expectations. The students varied in age from early 20s to retired. Experience seemed equally varied and all were welcomed. The instructor was incredibly knowledgeable both academically and experientially and was able to communicate technical information clearly. I ended up with a design certification I had not expected and a wealth of information far beyond a simple plan for my back yard!”   

American Sign Language $99, Tuesdays, Feb 5–Mar 26, 6:30–8 pm; Instructor: Amy Tussing

Beekeeping: Getting Started $119, Thursdays, Jan 24–Mar 7 (no class 2/21), 6:30–9 pm; Instructor: Fred Hollen Beekeeping: The Next Step $119, Thursdays, Mar 28–May 9 (no class 4/18), 6:30–9 pm; Instructor: Fred Hollen

Birding for Beginners: Winter Birding Don't let the winter season keep you from the hobby of Birding! Discover which year-round species, as well as wintering species, reside in our local area, and observe them in their natural habitat. Become a better birder and enjoy the fellowship of other hobbyists! Bring your own binoculars. $99, Saturdays, Feb 16–Mar 9, 9 am–noon; Instructor: John Tindall

Choreography for Musical Theater Choreography is the cornerstone of musical theater. Yet, many performers feel unprepared, uncoordinated, and intimidated by it. Here is your opportunity to become a better performer by growing more comfortable with movement and dance. Not only will you learn some of the foundations and basic techniques through various styles, you will also explore improvisation, social, and folk dance. If you love musical theater, here is a chance to brighten your shine! Please wear clothing that allows for a range of movement. No special shoes required as you will be barefoot for most classes. $59, Wednesdays, Apr 17–May 8, 6:30–8 pm; Instructor: Barbara Maclam

Pet First Aid and Emergency Preparedness Keeping our pets happy, healthy, and safe is a primary concern for all pet owners. Here is an opportunity to discover how to administer basic first aid for minor situations, provide help on the way to the veterinary hospital, and adequately prepare should you and your pets need to be evacuated from your home during an emergency. $49, Monday, Mar 18, 6–9 pm; Instructor: Melanie Charlton

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Youth Introducing Drones (grades 6-8) Anyone can pilot a drone; however, it does require some knowledge and practice. This class provides an opportunity to learn how to fly a drone safely by gaining handson flight experience with DJI drones. In addition, you will learn about modern drone technologies that include object detection and avoidance. As a budding pilot, take to the skies and discover how to operate your own unmanned aircraft! $139, Saturday, Apr 6, 9 am–5 pm; Instructors: Mark Fitzgerald & Steven Bradley

SAT I Prep $150, Tuesdays, Mar 26–Apr 30, 6–9 pm; Instructors: Karen Ruozzi & Judy Hevener

Theatre Workshop for Youth: Cymbeline (ages 9-18) An exciting opportunity for students ages 9-18 to participate in a semesterlong workshop culminating in a Fine Arts Center Theatre performance. A 13-week program that includes dramatic exercises and rehearsal for a production of William Shakespeare’s Cymbeline. In a most fairy tale like adventure, this wonderful tragicomedy-romance deals with innocence, jealousy, war, and true love. Cymbeline is the King of Britain; his first wife died, and he married a wicked queen. Imogen, Cymbeline’s daughter, is in love with Posthumus, but her stepmother wants her to marry Cloten, the queen’s son. When Imogen secretly marries Posthumus, the king has him banished. Mistaken identity, kidnapping, and treachery ensue. Please note: 4 additional spots available for students who play any instrument. Registered students will audition the fourth Saturday of the workshop, March 2 at 9 am. Tech week: May 26–29; Performances: May 30–June 2. $275, Saturdays, Feb 9–May 25 (no class 3/30, 4/20, 5/4), 9 am–noon; Instructor: Justine Mackey


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Spring 2019 Workforce & Continuing Education Courses Visit brcc.edu/continuinged for descriptions and details! Aviation Introduction to Drone Operations Business & Professional Development Effective Transitions to Management How to Give and Receive Feedback Human Resource Law Retirement Planning Today Retirement Planning Today Employee Recruitment & Interviewing Conflict Management Performance & Compensation Management Effective Transitions to Management How to Give and Receive Feedback Human Resource Law Online QuickBooks for Small Business Online QuickBooks for Small Business - Advanced Employee Recruitment & Interviewing Performance & Compensation Management Conflict Management Healthcare Emergency Medical Technician Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Certified Nurse Aide Day Classes Pharmacy Technician - National Certificate Certified Professional Coder Phlebotomy Technician Medical Office Assistant Certified Nurse Aide Evening Class Personal Trainer Nurse Re-entry CPR for Healthcare Providers Registered Medical Assistant Ophthalmic Assistant Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Certified Nurse Aide Day Classes CPR for Healthcare Providers Medication Aide Personal Trainer Certified Nurse Aide Nurse Re-entry CPR for Healthcare Providers

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Interested in pursuing a degree in the arts? BRCC can help.

For information about our college transfer program contact PendryC@ brcc.edu or call 540-453-0277

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A Marvelous Season of Cultural Entertainment... Hand-Picked for You! The Mutton Busters

BRCC Student Production: This Is Our Youth Thursday-Saturday January 31-February 2 7 pm Sunday, February 3, 3 pm Tickets $15; Students free (reserve tickets online)

Friday, March 15, 7 pm

JMU Virginia Repertory Dance Company: Dancescapes

Tickets $15; Students free (reserve tickets online)

William Shakespeare: Cymbeline

BRCC Theatre Workshop for Youth Thursday-Saturday, May 30-June 1, 7 pm Sunday, June 2, 3 pm

Friday, April 12, 7 pm Tickets $15; Students free (reserve tickets online)

Tickets $15; Students free (reserve tickets online)

www.brcc.edu/fac/performances

ART GALLERY EXHIBITIONS

The BRCC Art Gallery is open 9 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. January 7–February 19, 2019

February 22–April 5, 2019

April 9–September 4, 2019

Terry Ward & Mia LaBerge: Improvisations

Cub Creek Foundation: The Artists of Cub Creek

BRCC Student Artworks

Artist Lecture 3pm / Fine Arts Center V135; Reception 4pm/FAC Gallery; Thursday, January 24

Artist Lecture 3pm / Fine Arts Center V135; Reception 4pm/FAC Gallery; Tuesday, February 26

Artist Reception / Fine Arts Center Wednesday, April 17, 12 – 2 pm

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Blue Ridge Community College Workforce & Continuing Ed Magazine Spring 2019  

Non-credit courses offered by BRCC Workforce & Continuing Ed | Blue Ridge Community College, Weyers Cave

Blue Ridge Community College Workforce & Continuing Ed Magazine Spring 2019  

Non-credit courses offered by BRCC Workforce & Continuing Ed | Blue Ridge Community College, Weyers Cave

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