WCE Spring 2023 Magazine

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SPRING 2023 JOB STARTER GRADUATES CURRENTLY EMPLOYED BY DYNAMIC AVIATION NEW SEASON! WINE APPRECIATION (P. 25) NEW! HEAT TREATING AND METALLURGY (P. 12)

GET SKILLED. GET A JOB. GET AHEAD. G3 is a training and education program for students with a family income of less than $100,000 to help prepare them for highdemand careers in Virginia. This is a “last dollar” program which covers any remaining tuition and fees after other grants are used.

FOR ADDITION INFORMATION ABOUT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PLEASE VISIT: http://www.brcc.edu/continuinged/ce-aid/

FastForward is a short-term, low-cost workforce credential grant program to train Virginians for top, in-demand jobs across the Commonwealth. FastForward covers 2/3 of the cost of tuition for a wide range of credential programs offered through Virginia’s Community Colleges.

VA Ready’s goal is to reward Virginians who seize the moment and commit themselves to training for in-demand jobs. Receive $1,000 when you earn your credential!

If you have a question chat with our registration staff online at https://brcc.augusoft.net/ Email: info@brcc.edu Phone: (540) 453-0264

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BRCC WORKFORCE & CONTINUING EDUCATION
NEED HELP STARTING YOUR JOURNEY TO AN IN-DEMAND CAREER? WE HAVE A SOLUTION!
BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY & COMPUTERS DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY MACHINING & WELDING AVIATION TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS HEALTHCARE TRADES PERSONAL ENRICHMENT FINE ARTS TABLE OF CONTENTS 5-6 7-11 10-11 12-13 14 14-15 16-18 19 20-26 27-28 WONDERING HOW TO USE A QR CODE?

WORKFORCE & CONTINUING EDUCATION

CUSTOMIZED CORPORATE TRAINING

Helping organizations develop the talent within.

; Maximize your training dollars ; Address specific workplace needs ; Provide professional development ; Save travel time

Ask us about customizing courses in this magazine or creating training to meet your specific business need. Contact us today!

JOB STARTER TRAINING

Interested in a career in manufacturing? Job Starter is paid training providing the skills and training needed to be successful starting a job in advanced manufacturing. You will spend three weeks training, meeting companies, and choosing the best place for you to work! Participants must be eligible to work in the US, have reliable transportation, hold a high school diploma or GED, be at least 18 years old, or be 18 years old by January 23, 2023.

Visit www.brcc.edu/jobstarter for more information. Start the registration process by January 23, 2023.

Location: Blue Ridge Community College and Participating Companies for Facility Tours Mon-Fri, 8:00 am- 5:00 pm | Jan 30- Feb 17, 2023

Thank you to Dynamic Aviation for the cover photography, courtesy of photographer, Daniel Kiser. Pictured in order is: Amber Bower, Production Planner; Brian Cull, Logistics Base Support; Art Lewis, Logistics Purchaser and Austin Alger, Composite Fabrication Technician. We are excited to feature Dynamic Aviation and this group of employees. All of these individuals were students in the Job Starter training program.

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BUSINESS

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

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. This program is valid for 6.75 PDCs for the SHRMCP® or SHRM-SCP® (2.25 PDC per class).

Series Tuition: $253 for the entire series, a 15% discount.

Individual Class Tuition: $99 | Instructor: Tim Nicely

HUMAN RESOURCE LAW

Learn how to comply with various HR laws and get answers to things you have always wanted to know but were afraid to ask! This class is part of the Human Resource Management Certificate.This program is valid for 2.25 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRMSCP®.

Wed, 6:00- 8:30 pm | Jan 18, 2023

EMPLOYEE RECRUITMENT & INTERVIEWING

Afraid you’ll hire the wrong person? Learn the tricks of the trade in finding the right candidate and conducting effective and legal interviews. This program is valid for 2.25 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.

Wed, 6:00- 8:30 pm | Jan 25, 2023

PERFORMANCE & COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT

Learn the legalities and best practices in ensuring an effective and overall fair compensation program. Managing your employees properly is the key to success for any organization. Learn how to motivate employees with various types of formal and informal performance management tools. This program is valid for 2.25 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRMSCP®.

Wed, 6:00- 8:30 pm | Feb 01, 2023

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NEW RESOLVING WORKPLACE DISPUTES- PROACTIVELY!

Looking for a way to pro-actively resolve a dispute in the workplace? In this course you will learn to identify early signs of behaviors and attitudes that can create disputes, how to approach disputing parties and then facilitate a mediation approach to resolve the dispute. This program is valid for 2.75 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.

Tuition: $149 | Instructor: Chuck Boles, M.A.

Virginia Supreme Court Certified Mediator

Wed, 9:00 am- 12:00 pm | Mar 14, 2023

COMMUNICATION & MARKETING

NEW SALES AND MARKETING FOR ENTREPRENEURS AND SMALL BUSINESSES

There are no bad marketing ideas, only ones that have a higher return on investment. In a small business time is as precious as money and neither can be wasted. Learn best practices and high ROI tactics for attracting new customers and retaining current customers in this 7-week course. We’ll look at your marketing holistically, what will work best for your customers, and how to fit it all into your workflow.

Tuition: $279 | Instructor: Cathy Bagwell-Marsh

Tue, 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm | Jan 24- Mar 07, 2023

NEW GRAPHIC ARTS FOR BUSINESS

Graphic design is everywhere, from logos to product packaging to billboard posters. Design is a daily part of our lives. If you are interested in marketing a small business, or want to develop a brand for your company, this is your course. Learn the principles of design and cohesive branding, and explore software used for printed materials, websites, and social media postings. Understanding the terminology of design allows you to speak the same language as web designers, printers, and graphic artists. Best practices for editing photographs, creating vector art, designing for print, and building a website will all be covered. If you want to start turning your creative ideas into reality, yet need guidance, this course gets you started.

Tuition: $165 | Instructor: Jerome Sturm

Thu, 6:30- 8:30 pm | Feb 23- Apr 06, 2023 REGISTRATION

Online at brcc.augusoft.net or call (540) 453-0264.

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TECHNOLOGY & COMPUTERS

COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS

GET STARTED WITH COMPUTERS

Overwhelmed by technology? Build your confidence by exploring Windows 10, completing basic computer tasks, creating simple documents, and safely navigating the Internet with a welcoming instructor as your guide.

Tuition: $215 | Instructor: Shirley Matherly Wed, 9:00 am- 12:00 pm | Feb 15- Mar 15, 2023

GET STARTED WITH MICROSOFT OFFICE

An absolute must if you are new to Microsoft Office! Get a hands-on introduction to fundamental skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. First, dive into Word and master ribbon and navigation techniques, character formatting, text editing, table creation, AutoComplete and AutoCorrect usage, and special text effects. Next, utilize Excel to enter/ edit data, construct simple formulas, and illustrate data using column and pie charts. Finally, develop a new presentation, explore layouts and design themes, and create animations and transitions using PowerPoint.

Tuition: $215 | Instructor: Shirley Matherly Wed, 9:00 am- 12:00 pm | Apr 05- May 03, 2023

MICROSOFT OFFICE: MASTERY SERIES

NEW WORD LEVEL 1

Document formatting is an essential skill for success in the workplace. Investigate both Word’s Ribbon interface and window components, work with text, and enhance the appearance of a document by using various formatting options. You will also create bulleted and numbered lists, set tabs, arrange text in columns, insert headers and footers, proof and print documents, as well as create tables and use mail merge. The information presented in this class aligns with the core objectives of the Microsoft Office Specialist: Word Associate certification.

Tuition: $185 | Instructor: Crystal Armentrout Wed, 6:00- 9:00 pm | Feb 15- Mar 08, 2023

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NEW WORD LEVEL 2

Start working smarter, not harder – especially with long documents – in this intermediate-level class! Efficiently and consistently apply formatting with themes, use built-in and custom Quick Parts and Building Blocks, and create custom templates. Work with long documents by using styles for consistent heading formatting, customize bullets and numbering, and use techniques to quickly navigate. Organize long document with a table of contents, work with multiple headers and footers, and apply watermarks. Discover how to collaborate in Word by using track changes, review changes from multiple reviewers, and compare documents with no tracked changes. The information presented in this class aligns with the core and expert objectives of the Microsoft Office Specialist: Word Associate (Office 2019) and Word Expert (Office 2019) certifications.

Tuition: $185 | Instructor: Crystal Armentrout Wed, 6:00- 9:00 pm | Mar 29- Apr 19, 2023

EXCEL LEVEL 1

Gain hands-on experience with Microsoft Excel in this beginning-level course that combines the basics with enough tips and short cuts to keep even experienced users engaged. You will work with the ribbon interface, format cell contents, perform calculations using formulas and functions, create charts, organize large worksheets, and more. After successful completion, you will be prepared to face the challenges presented in Excel Level 2. The information presented in this class aligns with the core objectives of the Microsoft Office Specialist: Excel Associate (Office 2019) certification.

Tuition: $185 | Instructor: Chris Turnage Thu, 6:00- 9:00 pm | Feb 16- Mar 09, 2023

EXCEL LEVEL 2

Take your knowledge of Excel to the next level with this intermediate-level class that contains more complex skills and features. You will format workbooks using advanced features; set up conditional formatting; calculate financial information as well as dates/time, and format text using advanced functions; explore advanced tools to perform what-if analysis, and more. After completing this course, students can successfully face the challenges presented in Excel Level 3. The information presented in this class aligns with the core and expert objectives of the Microsoft Office Specialist: Excel Associate (Office 2019) and Excel Expert (Office 2019) certifications.

Tuition: $185 | Instructor: Chris Turnage

Thu, 6:00- 9:00 pm | Mar 30- Apr 20, 2023

EXCEL LEVEL 3

Master Microsoft Excel by delving into the advanced topics of tables, PivotTables and PivotCharts, macros, data management, workbook completion, and more. You will also focus on importing and exporting data, mail merge with Microsoft Word, summarizing data, creating forms, as well as protecting workbooks and worksheet contents. The information presented in this class aligns with the core and expert objectives of the Microsoft Office Specialist: Excel Associate (Office 2019) and Excel Expert (Office 2019) certifications.

Tuition: $185 | Instructor: Chris Turnage

Thu, 6:00- 9:00 pm | May 18- Jun 08, 2023

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NEW MASTERY SERIES: POWERPOINT LEVEL 1

Turn boring presentations into attention getters with Microsoft PowerPoint! In this class, discover how to build professional-quality slide presentations that capture attention and make your message memorable from beginning to end. You will create a basic presentation by adding and formatting slides, use tips and tricks to smoothly deliver and navigate a slide show, and learn how to improve presentation with images, backgrounds, transitions, animations, audio, and video. The information presented in this class aligns with the core objectives of the Microsoft Office Specialist: PowerPoint Associate (Office 2019) certification.

Tuition: $185 | Instructor: Crystal Armentrout

Wed, 6:00- 9:00 pm | May 10- May 31, 2023

PROGRAMMING

F F CIW JAVASCRIPT SPECIALIST BOOT CAMP

Looking to dive head first into programming and get job-ready, fast? Go from coding-zero to programming-hero in this intensive 14-week JavaScript Boot Camp. In this hands-on course you’ll learn JavaScript programming and secure coding practices, create your own app, and take CIW’s industry-respected JavaScript Specialist Certification exam. No prerequisite required. Complete the required Prospective Student Form as the first step toward enrollment.

Tuition: $4500 | FastForward: $1500

Instructor: Rob Cantrell

Mon-Thu, 6:00- 9:00 pm | Feb 27- June 5, 2023

Testing Dates: June 6-7, 2023

IT CERTIFICATION PREP

GOOGLE IT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE

Interested in starting a career in IT Support but have little or no experience? The Google IT Support Professional Certificate program is perfect for you! This online program, developed by Google, teaches the skills needed for entry-level IT support positions. Complete the required Prospective Student Form as the first step toward enrollment. Registration information available online.

Tuition: $165 | Instructor: Jim Richerson Registration information available online

F F COMPTIA A+ CERTIFICATION REVIEW

Need guidance or a refresher to assist you in preparing to take the CompTIA A+ Certification Exams? Build your knowledge of the core exam objectives through material overviews, both exam and performance practice questions, and study materials in this review class. Upon completion of the course, you should feel prepared to take the certification exams at a local testing center or online – either at the college (dates provided by instructor) or in your own home. Complete the registration prescreening form as the first step toward enrollment.

Tuition: $975 | FastForward: $325

Instructor: Jim Richerson Mon, 6:00- 9:00 pm | Mar 27- May 24, 2023

TECHNOLOGY & COMPUTERS REGISTER ONLINE AT BRCC.AUGUSOFT.NET

F F COMPTIA SECURITY+ CERTIFICATION REVIEW

Are you interested in computer technology, cybersecurity, or secure networking? Do you currently have an IT job but are looking for something more challenging along with a higher salary? Based on the highly successful GO Virginia cybersecurity education and job training program at BRCC, this new class will prepare students for exciting and good paying jobs in the field of information and network security. The Security+ class helps students develop important skills with cutting-edge lab simulation technology provided by The Virginia Cyber Range, along with job training.

Tuition: $1350 | FastForward: $450

Instructor: Jim Richerson

Tue, 6:00- 9:30 pm | Feb 07- Mar 28, 2023

F F COMPTIA NETWORK+ CERTIFICATION REVIEW

Earning the CompTIA Network+ Certification shows that you possess the knowledge needed to configure and operate a variety of networking products and are ready to take on the job responsibilities of basic network administration, support, implementation, and troubleshooting. This review class focuses on the major exam objectives of the certification through material overviews, both exam and performance practice questions, and study materials. Upon completion of the course, you should feel ready to take the certification exam at a local testing center or online – either at the college (dates provided by instructor) or in your own home. Complete the registration pre-screening form as the first step toward enrollment.

Tuition: $975 | FastForward: $325

Instructor: Jim Richerson

Tue, 6:00- 9:30 pm | Jan 23 - Mar 28, 2023

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY & IMAGE EDITING

GET TO KNOW YOUR DIGITAL CAMERA

Confused by all the buttons, dials, and menus on your digital camera? Discover how your camera settings like shutter speed, aperture, and ISO work and influence each other as well as how they affect the final image. Learn about the various shooting modes, techniques for managing your growing number of images, and ways to share them online.

Tuition: $195 | Instructor: Chuck Almarez Mon, 1:00- 4:00 pm | Mar 20- Apr 10, 2023

NEW GET STARTED WITH SMARTPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY

‘The best camera to have is the one you’ve got with you!’ For most of us, that camera will be the one in your cell phone. But first you’ve got to understand what your phone can really do...and then how to make it do more! Get ready to take your Smartphone photography to the next level with plenty of tips and tricks, apps to use, and fundamental techniques. Both Android and iPhone are welcome! Be sure to bring a set of wired earbuds (needed to trigger the shutter).

Tuition: $155 | Instructor: Chuck Almarez Mon, 6:00- 9:00 pm | Feb 13- Feb 27, 2023

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NEW PHOTOGRAPHING ART FOR COMPETITION AND PRODUCTS FOR ONLINE

Are you an artist wanting to properly digitize your work for competitions/gallery evaluations or an online seller wanting to get the best product images for eBay, Facebook Marketplace, Etsy, or your own website? Discover how to best digitally capture real life objects using positioning, lighting, camera settings for correct perspective and exposure, as well as using a gray card to obtain proper color and exposure. Saving the image file in the required format, size, and naming convention will also be covered.

Tuition: $155 | Instructor: Chuck Almarez Mon, 1:00- 4:00 pm | Feb 13- Feb 27, 2023

NEW LANDSCAPE & NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY

Learn techniques for effective landscape photography including creating panoramas and 3-D images. Experience the thrill of shooting at dusk and after dark, using starlight and moonlight. A camera with manual mode and a tripod are strongly recommended.

Tuition: $155 | Instructor: Chuck Almarez Mon, 6:00- 9:00 pm | Mar 20- Apr 03, 2023

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WELDING & MACHINING

MACHINING

F F INTRODUCTION TO PRECISION MACHINING

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 the specific dimensions.

Tuition: $897 | FastForward: $299

Instructor: Wayne Wampler

Wed, Thur. 6:00- 9:00 pm | Feb 08- Mar 30, 2023

Wed, Thur. 6:00- 9:00 pm | Apr 26- Jun 15, 2023

F F MACHINE TOOL I

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.

Tuition: $897 | FastForward: $299

Instructor: Ken Hammer

Mon, Tue. 6:00- 9:00 pm | Feb 06- Mar 28, 2023

Mon, Tue. 6:00- 9:00 pm | Apr 24- Jun 20, 2023

F F MACHINE TOOL II

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 handbook, basic measurement, basic machining theory, and layout.

Tuition: $897 | FastForward: $299

Instructor: Brian Meek

Mon, Tue. 6:00- 9:00 pm | Apr 24- Jun 20, 2023

F F HEAT TREATING AND METALLURGY NEW

Get hands-on experience in milling, precision grinding, metallurgy, heat treating, and tempering of tool steels. Learn the components and safe operation of the surface grinder; use hardness testers, Rockwell and Brinnel scales; as well as gain an understanding of tool steel elements and different uses of tool steels in industry. Prerequisite - Introduction to Precision Machining, Machine Tool I, Machine Tool II, and Machine Tool III: Milling

Tuition: $897 | FastForward: $299 | Instructor: Brian Meek

Wed, 6:00- 9:00 pm | Feb 08- Mar 30, 2023

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WELDING

F F WELDING FUNDAMENTALS

Learn and practice the basic welding processes most commonly used in industrial fabrication. Covers safety procedures, common shop procedures, and welding drawing interpretation.

Tuition: $1998 | FastForward: $666

Instructor: Allistair Doeppe/Wiley Perry/Travis Housh

Sat, Sun, 9:00 am- 4:00 pm | Feb 04- Mar 26, 2023

Mon, Tue, 6:00 - 9:00 pm | Feb 06- Jun 20, 2023

Wed, Thu, 9:00 am- 12:00 pm | Feb 08- Jun 15, 2023

Mon, Tue, 9:00 am- 12:00 pm | Apr 24- Aug 29, 2023

Mon, Tue, 6:00- 9:00 pm | Apr 26- Aug 31, 2023

F F WELDING FABRICATION I: GMAW

Focuses on welding and fabrication skills used in building welded metal projects. Students will create a working drawing and bill of materials, factor in total costs and weight of their project, cut and tack-weld all components together, and make final welds to complete the job. Welding safety using various welding processes and safe shop practices will be discussed and demonstrated.

Tuition: $1125 | FastForward: $375

Instructor: Staff

Wed, Thu, 1:30 pm- 4:30 pm | Sep 07- Oct 27, 2022 Wed, Thu, 1:30 pm- 4:30 pm | Nov 09, 2022- Jan 19, 2023

F F PIPE WELDING I: SMAW

Focuses on the techniques used for welding pipe. The shielded metal arc welding process is used to perform practice welds on pipe diameters from 2 to 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. One-on-one coaching, welding demonstrations and welding videos will be used to illustrate the techniques the student must follow to successfully pass the 6G qualification test.

Tuition: $1998 | FastForward: $666

Instructor: Wiley Perry/Allistair Doeppe Mon, Tue, 1:30- 4:30 pm | Feb 06- Jun 20, 2023 Sat, Sun, 9:00 am- 4:00 pm | Apr 15- Jun 11, 2023

F F PIPE WELDING II: GTAW

Provides the student with the knowledge and handson experience needed to do both manual and orbital GTAW welding of carbon steel pipe and sanitary stainless tubing.

Tuition: $1998 | FastForward: $666

Instructor: Wiley Perry Mon, Tue, 1:30 pm- 4:30 pm | Feb 06- Jun 20, 2023

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LOGISTICS & TRANSPORTATION

AVIATION

COMMERCIAL PILOT CERTIFICATE

Ready for take-off into an exciting career? BRCC’s commercial pilot program provides hands-on pilot training to ensure you’re up and flying right away with the right stuff. Our knowledgeable instructors focus on providing practical learning with in-flight training that will prepare you for a successful aviation career. BRCC partners with Blue Ridge Aviation to offer the flight training components of this program; students are required to pay additional fees directly to them as the contracted flight school.

Classes start the first Monday of each month. For more information, contact Alex Kelley at (540) 246-9407.

COMMERCIAL DRIVING

CDL LEARNER’S PERMIT TRAINING

This course is required to retake the DMV Commercial Driver General Knowledge test. If you have been unsuccessful in passing the General Knowledge portion of the CDL Learner’s Permit testing, this 40-hour DMV-approved curriculum will offer valuable knowledge and allow you to retake the learner’s permit test.

Tuition: $500

Tue- Fri, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm | Jan 03- Jan 06, 2023

Mon- Fri, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm | Feb 06- Feb 10, 2023

Mon- Fri, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm | Mar 13- Mar 17, 2023

Mon- Fri, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm | Apr 17- Apr 21, 2023

F F COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE CLASS A

CONTACT:

James Butler

Programs Coordinator and Manager (540) 453-2218 | butlerj@brcc.edu

For information about Transportation or Logistics programs, or for company customized CDL training.

Get the skills to become a CDL Class A commercial driver through this intensive program of classroom, practice range, and over-the-road training. Our CDL faculty/staff are DMV certified examiners; final skills testing now provided on-site.

Tuition: $4500 | FastForward: $1500

Mon- Fri, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm | Jan 03- Feb 03, 2023

Sat- Sun, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm | Jan 07- Mar 26, 2023

Mon- Fri, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm | Feb 06- Mar 10, 2023

Mon- Fri, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm | Mar 13- Apr 14, 2023

Mon- Fri, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm | Apr 17- May 19, 2023

Sat- Sun, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm | May 06- Jul 23, 2023

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F F COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S

LICENSE CLASS B

Learn to drive a Class B straight in 8-10 days! Get hands-on experience. Our CDL faculty/staff are DMV certified examiners; final skills testing now provided on-site.

Tuition: $2400 | FastForward: $800

Mon- Fri, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm | Jan 23- Feb 03, 2023 Mon- Fri, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm | Feb 27- Mar 10, 2023 Mon- Fri, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm | Apr 03- Apr 14, 2023 Mon- Fri, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm | May 08- May 19, 2023

LOGISTICS

F F CERTIFIED LOGISTICS ASSOCIATE

The Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) course focuses on the material handling portion of global supply chain logistics. It describes the foundational knowledge that frontline material handling workers should master to perform well. Once this knowledge is gained, students can look forward to a rewarding career. These careers provide good wages and benefits and can clear a pathway to higher levels of skills and responsibilities.

Tuition: $1200 | FastForward: $400

Mon- Fri, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm | Jan 16- Jan 25, 2023 Mon- Fri, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm | Mar 20- Mar 29, 2023

F F CERTIFIED LOGISTICS TECHNICIAN

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. This NEWly designed curriculum also includes a three-day forklift training of stand up and sit down machines and current employability skills training. The Certified Logistics Associate course is a prerequisite to the Certified Logistics Technician course.

Tuition: $1800 | FastForward: $600 Mon- Fri, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm | Jan 26- Feb 10, 2023 Mon- Fri, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm | Mar 30- Apr 14, 2023

SIT DOWN FORKLIFT OPERATION

Get hands on training from 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.

Tuition: $245 Mon, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm | Jan 09, 2023 Mon, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm | Feb 13, 2023 Mon, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm | Mar 13, 2023 Mon, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm | Apr 10, 2023 Mon, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm | May 08, 2023

STAND UP FORKLIFT OPERATION

Get hands-on training from 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.

Tuition: $245 Tue, 8:30- 4:30 pm | Jan 10, 2023 Tue, 8:30- 4:30 pm | Feb 14, 2023 Tue, 8:30- 4:30 pm | Mar 14, 2023 Tue, 8:30- 4:30 pm | Apr 11, 2023 Tue, 8:30- 4:30 pm | May 09, 2023

Workforce & Continuing Education SPRING 2023 | P. 15 LOGISTICS & TRANSPORTATION REGISTER ONLINE AT BRCC.AUGUSOFT.NET
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HEALTHCARE

HEALTHCARE

HEALTHCARE REQUIRED ORIENTATION

Sign up at https://bit.ly/BRCCOrientation

Thu, 11:30 am | Jan 5, 2023 | BioScience S Building

Tue, 12:30 pm | Jan 17, 2023 | via Zoom

Tue, 1:30 pm | Mar 21, 2023 | via Zoom

F F PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN NEW

Are you seeking an exciting opportunity in the healthcare industry? If you’d like to work directly with patients, becoming a patient care technician could be the career you’ve been waiting for. Patient care technicians assist with the critical day-to-day care of patients. In addition to basic care, skills taught include drawing blood, point of care testing, EKG’s, and wound care.

Tuition: $3210 | FastForward: $1070

Instructor: Sam Johnston

Tue, Thu, Fri, 9:00 am- 1:30 pm | February 6- Apr 20, 2023

F F CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE COURSE (CNA)

A Nurse Aide is one of the most important roles in the health care team. Nurse Aide training is a great way to start a career ladder in other healthcare professions, such as nursing. Nurse Aides learn to provide care for hospital patients, residents in their home, nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Graduates are eligible to take the NNAAP exam required by the Virginia Board of Nursing. This course meets the Virginia Board of Nursing’s requirement for Nurse Aide Training in Virginia.

Tuition: $3210 | FastForward: $1070

Instructor: Carol Anderson/ Rhonda Morris

Tue, Thu, 6:00- 9:30 pm | Feb 07- May 23, 2023

F F MEDICATION AIDE

Medication Aides are trained to prepare for safe administration of medications to clients in assisted living facilities. The course teaches basic pharmacology and the proper procedure for preparing, administering, maintaining and documenting medications. Students are also taught to facilitate client self-administration and assist with medication administration.

Tuition: $1101 | FastForward: $367

Instructor: Sam Johnston

Tue- Fri, 9:00 am- 1:30 pm | Jan 17- Feb 3, 2023

Mon- Thu, 9:00 am- 1:30 pm | Apr 24- May 11, 2023

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MEDICATION AIDE REVIEW

Review preparation of safe administration of medications to residents in assisted living facilities. This course is required by the Virginia Board of Nursing for medication aide licensure renewal.

Tuition: $85 | Instructor: Carol Anderson Wed, 9:00 am- 1:00 pm | May 03, 2023

F F STERILE PROCESSING TECHNICIAN NEW

Sterile processing technicians are behind-the-scenes essential healthcare staff. The careful and detailed work of a Sterile Processing Technician affects many areas throughout a hospital, directly impacting patient’s care. Students develop knowledge of surgical instruments, medical equipment, surgical terminology, packaging and distribution, and the skills required for sterilization and decontamination.

Tuition: $2100 | FastForward: $700

Instructor: Anna Wayne Mon, Wed, Fri, 10:00- 1:00 pm | Feb 27- May 05, 2023

F F CERTIFIED CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Have you always wanted to make a meaningful difference in a person’s life? Medical Assisting is one of the fastest growing careers, and just may be for you. Learn to perform basic medical office responsibilities such as reception skills, handling insurance, coding, blood draws, medication administration, vital signs, electrocardiogram, professionalism, and more. This course prepares you for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification through National Healthcareers Association (NHA).

Tuition: $3210 | FastForward: $1070

Instructor: Melissa Lambert/ April Beverly Mon, Wed, Fri, 9:00 am- 1:00 pm | Jan 30- Apr 7, 2023 Tue, Thu, 5:45- 9:45 pm | Jan 31- May 11, 2023

F F CERTIFIED MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (CMAA)

A Certified Medical Administrative Assistant is usually the first point of contact in a medical office. Certified Medical Administrative Assistants help coordinate patient visits and facilitate the smooth running of the office. During training you’ll acquire skills in reception, scheduling, customer service, electronic health record navigation, safety and privacy regulations, medical terminology, financial management, basic medical coding, and law/ethics.

Tuition: $2166 | FastForward: $722

Instructor: Lindsay McHone/Leah Henton Mon, Wed, 6:00- 9:00 pm | Feb 06- May 17, 2023

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F F REGISTERED MEDICAL ASSISTANT (RMA)

Expand your scope of practice and qualify for jobs with employers that set a highest standard. This final advanced, hybrid (part online, part in class) course in the RMA program includes anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, EKG, practice management, and RMA exam review. The Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) program is a 720-hour program designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed for the RMA exam, and to function effectively as medical assistants. First class meets in person then class meets virtually, with a minimum of 8.5 hours of online work per week and occasional in person labs.

Tuition: $2850 | FastForward: $950

Instructor: Sam Johnston Wed, 6:00- 9:00 pm Virtual | Feb 08- May 15, 2023

F F EKG TECHNICIAN

Learn to properly administer Electrocardiograms (EKG’s), resolve artifacts and record and interpret EKG’s. Expand your skills and earning potential with an EKG Technician certification. Students will learn heart anatomy, physiology, conduction and to recognize and interpret heart rhythms. Successful completion of this program will prepare students to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) EKG Technician Certification (CET) exam.

Tuition: $1260 | FastForward: $420

Instructor: Melissa Lambert Mon, Wed, Fri, 9:00 am- 1:00 pm | Apr 10- May 19, 2023

F F PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN

The art of drawing blood is called phlebotomy and is a very delicate and intricate skill in the medical world. Phlebotomists draw blood for tests, transfusions, research, and donations. This course prepares you for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Phlebotomy Technician Certification (CPT) exam.

Tuition: $2334 | FastForward: $778

Instructor: Tamika Johnson/Madison Rodamer Mon, Wed, 5:00- 9:00 pm | Feb 06- Apr 03, 2023

F F CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL CODER PREP COURSE

Are you a detail-oriented person? Put those skills to good use and learn what is required for physician medical coding. Instruction includes: medical terminology, beginning through advanced CPT Procedure Coding, HCPCS, and ICD-10 diagnosis coding. This course prepares you for the American Association for Professional coders (AAPC) Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam.

Tuition: $3300 | FastForward: $1100 Instructor: Adria Bowlin Tue, 6:00- 9:00 pm | Jan 31 - Aug 22, 2023

ONLINE MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

Interested in pursuing a health and science career requiring the ability to communicate with medical professionals? Students learn how to analyze individual medical word parts such as prefixes, suffixes, and word roots, and the basic components of medical terms relating to the human body.

Tuition: $198 | Instructor: Leah Henton 12:00 am- 12:00 am | Feb 06- Mar 22, 2023

AEMT PSYCHOMOTOR EXAM

Tuition: $215 | 9:00 am- 5:00 pm | Jan 20, 2023

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TRADES CONSTRUCTION & SAFETY

CONSTRUCTION

F F HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATION

The Heavy Equipment Operation course offers students the opportunity to experience this exciting career from the comfort and security of simulators. A textbook component is included to expose students to popular topics in Construction and Heavy Equipment Operation. A scheduled day of interviews with hiring companies is included to gain valuable interviewing skills. All textbooks are included in tuition.

Tuition: $4500 | FastForward: $1500

Instructor: Marcus Sanders

Mon-Fri, 8:00- 4:30 pm | Jan 9- Feb 3, 2023

Mon-Fri, 8:00- 4:30 pm | Feb 13- Mar 10, 2023

Mon- Fri 8:00- 4:30 pm | Mar 20- Apr 14, 2023 Mon-Fri, 8:00- 4:30 pm | Apr 24- May 19, 2023

NEW TECHNICAL WRITING

Tue, 6:00pm - 9:00pm | Feb 7- Mar 7, 2023

NEW BLUEPRINT READING

Thu, 6:00- 9:00 pm | Feb 9- Apr 6, 2023

TRADESMAN LICENSING & CONTINUING EDUCATION

TRADESMAN LICENSING RENEWAL

In Virginia, electricians, plumbers, and mechanical tradesman are required to attend continuing education hours for their trade - we can help you meet that requirement. Our online courses are approved by the Virginia Department of Professional & Occupational Regulation and Board of Contractors. Available classes for GasFitter, Plumbing, HVAC, and Electrical. Visit our website for current list of class dates or online class options are available 24/7

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POTTERY

POTTERY 101 AND BEYOND

Wheel throwing for beginning and intermediate students: meet new friends and learn a new skill, or build on pottery experience from previous classes. Centering, trimming, surface decoration and glazing are all covered; as well as one hand-built project. Find your personal style, experiment, create. Class is designed for different skill levels to gain or improve your understanding of pottery. Fee provides tools, supplies, and 25 lbs of clay; bring a towel and a mask. Register by Wednesday, Jan 11.

Tuition: $225 | Instructor: Liz Beavers

Tue, 5:00- 7:15 pm | Jan 17- Mar 07, 2023

Tue, 5:00- 7:15 pm | Mar 14- May 02, 2023

NEW EXPLORE AND ENJOY CLAY

Discover the fun of creating things from clay. Basic hand building techniques and throwing on the potter’s wheel are part of the adventure. Whether you want to make decorative sculptures or functional pots, we’ll explore the possibilities together. Bring a towel and a mask. Register by Jan 13. Class size limited; enroll early.

Tuition: $225 | Instructor: Karis Barry Wed, 10:00 am- 12:15 pm | Jan 18- Mar 08, 2023

NEW THROW & BUILD: HYBRID WHEEL THROWING/HANDBUILDING

In this new class students will learn various techniques including: connecting thrown pots to make a bigger vessel, altering thrown pots to create new shapes, using molds to create large hand-built forms, and general hand building techniques for creating functional and decorative pieces. The student in this class would need to have taken a basic pottery class prior to this course, or be able to make a 4 inch cylinder unaided. Fee provides tools, supplies, and 25 lbs of clay; bring a towel and a mask. Register by Friday, Jan 13. Class size limited; enroll early.

Tuition: $225 | Instructor: Liz Beavers Wed, 5:00- 7:15 pm | Jan 18- Mar 08, 2023

NEW MUGS GALORE

Have you ever wanted to make your own ceramic mug? Here is your chance to design and hand-build two personal mugs. In the first session, participants will form and decorate slab-rolled mugs. During the second session, glazing techniques will be discussed and utilized to finish your bisque fired creations. Fired pieces will be picked up at a later date. Bring a towel and a mask Register by Wednesday, Jan 18. Class size limited; enroll early.

Tuition: $99 | Instructor: Julie Beard Foster Sat, 9:00- 11:00 am | Jan 21- Feb 04, 2023

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SPRING INTO CERAMICS

First class, participants will hand-build spring themed decorations from clay. Eggs, birds, bunnies, butterflies and so much more may be used to decorate your cookie platter or table top. The second class will focus on glazing. Fired pieces picked by Friday, March 17. Bring a towel and a mask. Register by Tuesday, Feb 14. Class size limited; enroll early.

Tuition: $99 | Instructor: Julie Beard Foster Sat, 9:00 am- 11:00 am | Feb 18- Mar 04, 2023

CLAY SURFACE DECORATIONS & DISCOVERY

A class designed for discovering different techniques to decorate your clay pieces, these sessions will allow time to explore and experiment with sgraffito, clay inlays, neriage and nerikome, wax and paper resist, slip trailing and more. Come visualize, imagine, and create your own unique surface decorations to your specification. Fee covers tools, supplies, and 25 lbs of clay; bring a towel and a mask. Register by Tuesday, Feb 21. Class size limited; enroll early.

Tuition: $129 | Instructor: Karis Barry Fri, 9:00 am- 11:00 am | Feb 24- Mar 17, 2023

WHEEL THROWING AND GLAZE EXPLORATIONS

In this new class students will begin by making their own test tiles and experimenting with glaze combinations and glaze effects before creating new pieces. Glazing can either make or break a work of art; this course will give you proven results BEFORE you glaze your pieces! The student in this class would need to have taken a prior basic pottery class before, or be able to make a 4 inch cylinder unaided. Fee provides tools, supplies and 25 lbs of clay; bring a towel and a mask. Register by Thursday, March 9. Class size limited; enroll early.

Tuition: $225 | Instructor: Liz Beavers Wed, 5:00- 7:15 am | Mar 15- May 03, 2023

NEW FURTHER ADVENTURES WITH CLAY

Already mastered the basics of making things in clay? Wanting to experiment with more complex forms or new ways to decorate your work? Then this is the class for you! Explore lids, handles, spouts, closed forms, and joined forms. The possibilitites are endless! Fee covers tools, supplies, and 25 lbs of clay; bring a towel and a mask. Register by Friday, March 17. Class size limited; enroll early.

Tuition: $225 | Instructor: Karis Barry Wed, 10:00 am- 12:15 am | Mar 22- May 10, 2023

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POTTERY: DEVELOPING YOUR SIGNATURE STYLE

Creativity is yours to explore. This class is devoted to expediting the process of developing a signature style as a ceramicist, a process that can take many years. During four weeks together, we will dive deep into the meaning of your work as a collective of artists. The objective of this course is to seek out design elements that highlight your unique voice as an artist. Bring a towel and a mask. Register by Tuesday, April 4. Class size limited; enroll early.

Tuition: $155 Fri, 9:00 am- 11:00 am | Apr 07- Apr 28, 2023

NEW POTTERY: JARS AND VASES

Focus on throwing jars and vases on the wheel.

Tuition: $155 Fri, 9:00 am- 11:00 am | May 05- May 26, 2023

LIFELONG LEARNING

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

Students use basic expressive and receptive skills to understand cultural values, beliefs, and behavioral norms in the Deaf community. They will hone their conversational skills by focusing on grammar, vocabulary, and fingerspelling. Register by Friday, Jan 20

Tuition: $155 | Instructor: Julie Beard Foster Wed, 6:45- 8:15 pm | Jan 25- Mar 22, 2023

NATIVE PLANTS AND POLLINATORS

Native plants for your garden, landscape, and land restoration are key to attracting native pollinators. We will discuss what native plants are local to our area, how to use them in your landscape, and the benefits to native insects, birds, and bee populations. Addressing and identifying invasive species is vital to a successful return on your planting efforts; we’ll discuss why, and how to eliminate those pests!

Tuition: $109 | Instructor: JoAnn Dunham Tue, 6:30- 8:30 pm | Jan 31- Feb 28, 2023

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BEGINNING UKULELE PART I

For the absolute beginner, learn to strum, chord, and pick your Ukulele in this group class. In four weeks you’ll be able to play and sing along with your favorite tunes. Need a Uke? BRCC will loan you one during sessions and for practice at home; request when registering. Soprano and Concert Ukes only; class uses standard GCEA tuning. Register by Monday, Feb 6. Class size limited; enroll early and bring a friend!

Tuition: $145 | Instructor: Richard Adams

Thu, 6:00- 8:00 pm | Feb 09- Mar 02, 2023

UKULELE NEXT LEVEL PART 2

Join the ukulele craze! If you already have Uke basics, this course takes you to the next level, where you will learn songs to play at jamming sessions, at your family events, with friends and with little musical experience! Class uses standard GCEA tuning; preferable to have enrolled in a basic Ukulele course prior to this one. Register by Monday, March 6.

Tuition: $129 | Instructor: Richard Adams

Thu, 6:00- 7:30 pm | Mar 09- Mar 30, 2023

BEGINNING GUITAR FOR ADULTS

Have you owned a guitar for some time, and need a push to make progress? Though all beginners are welcome, this course is specifically geared towards those who know a few chords and want to play songs! Bring a functioning, recently tuned guitar and a clip on tuner (available at any local music store). Acoustic guitars only please; using GCEA tuning for these classes. Your preferred musical genre will be a component of your study plan. Regular take home handouts included. Register by Wednesday, March 8. Class size limited; enroll early.

Tuition: $185 | Instructor: Jeff Hensley

Mon, 6:30- 8:30 pm | Mar 13- Apr 17, 2023

MANDOLIN: LEVEL 2

Keep on playing your Mandolin! Level 2 sessions build on prior beginning knowledge, with a pick and grin that covers a variety of music genres, including bluegrass. Taught by Jeff Hensley, you’ll advance with chord positions, basic music theory, simple techniques with right and left hands - and learn how to play new tunes and songs! Register by Friday, Feb 10.

Tuition: $155 | Instructor: Jeffrey Hensley Wed, 5:30- 7:00 pm | Feb 15- Mar 22, 2023

BLUEGRASS BANJO FOR MUSICAL ENTHUSIASTS: LEVEL 1

Bring your 5-string banjo to learn and practice simple techniques, such as right-hand roll patterns and left-hand chord positions, to make playing the banjo easy and fun. Perfect for students with no prior musical experience, or for those beginning/ next level students who want a refresher. Register by Friday, Feb 10.

Tuition: $165 | Instructor: Jeffrey Hensley Wed, 7:15- 8:45 pm | Feb 15- Mar 22, 2023

ORGANIC VEGETABLE GARDENING AND EDIBLE LANDSCAPING

In these trying times, knowing how and where your food is grown has become especially important and difficult to discern. In this innovative online class, focus will be on organic growing methods, using native plants to attract native pollinators, and beneficial insects to your garden. Discover several options for sustainable and organic growing techniques, including container gardens, as well as small to large-scale gardens. We will discuss seed starting, pest management, soil, fertilizers, and more. Learning how to grow your own vegetables and fruits is fun and rewarding, and gives you a sense of security, knowing how your fresh food is grown. In addition to a designated area of your property being set aside for a garden, you will also discover how to incorporate some edibles (mostly unique fruit) into your landscape design. Not only can your property be aesthetically pleasing, but delicious, too!

Tuition: $109 | Instructor: JoAnn Dunham Tue, 12:30- 2:30 pm | Mar 07- Apr 04, 2023 Tue, 6:30- 8:30 pm | Mar 07- Apr 04, 2023

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BEEKEEPING: GETTING STARTED

The honeybee population nationwide has been devastated by infestations of “mites” and numerous diseases; however, with proper care, honeybees can be successfully maintained. In this class you will learn about honeybee colony characteristics, required equipment, management techniques and practices, and honeybee disease and parasitic mites. Time will be provided for bee yard hands-on experiences in addition to scheduled classes. Register by Thursday, March 2

Tuition: $155

Instructor: Fred Hollen, VSBA Master Beekeeper

Tue, 6:30- 8:30 pm | Mar 07- Apr 25, 2023

NEW TELL YOUR STORY/FIND YOUR VOICE: USING MEMORY TO ENTER THE NARRATIVE ARC

We write to tell our story and to communicate an idea or a narrative arc and framework. How does memory inform our writing, and what creates a defining moment in our lives and in the creative workpoetry or creative non-fiction? Our relationship to language starts with pictures, objects and symbols. How do we amplify these pivotal connections in our work- through all the elements of style: tone, voice, image, point of view, rhythm, and cadence? How do objects in our interior/exterior world trigger memory and set the creative process in motion? Yes, the pen has magic, and you will learn tips to craft, hone, and shape your prose or the poem. Discussions will be amplified by other writers’ work. The workshop format will engage prticipants in discussion of peer work, in a friendly atmosphere aiming towards revision and publication. Bring a favorite journal and pen, with your imagination.

Tuition: $155 | Instructor: Cynthia Atkins

Tue, 5:30- 7:00 pm | Mar 14- Apr 18, 2023

NEW FLORAL DESIGN: SPRING COLLECTION

Wouldn’t you love to be able to create your own flower arrangements? Spring is a great time to explore floral design with topics including the history of floral design, design principles, types of designs, and business management. Then put your design skills to work making seasonal designs, arrangements of wedding and sympathy flowers, beautiful vase designs, and more. Take home your very own design from this one evening session.

Tuition: $59 | Instructor: Jennifer Neil

Thu, 6:00- 8:00 pm | Apr 13, 2023

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NEW FLORAL DESIGN: MAKE MOTHER’S DAY SPECIAL!

Why not make this year’s Mother’s Day really special with a beautifully designed floral arrangement- made by YOU! Create your own flower arrangements, learning a brief history of floral design, design principles, and types of designs. Then put your design skills to work making seasonal designs, arrangements of wedding and sympathy flowers, beautiful vase designs - the possibilities are endless. Take home your very own creation from this one evening session- freshly made for your Mother!

Tuition: $59 | Instructor: Jennifer Neil

Thu, 6:00- 8:00 pm | May 04, 2023

DRAWING: AN INTRODUCTION

The place to start! Introducing beginners to the basics of drawing, this course begins with essential incremental steps that provide students the basics of drawing from observation with regular practice. Starting in pencil and then charcoal, each student will leave with finished pieces at the end of 6 weeks. Basic painting and mediums will also be introduced, to enlighten students of next options. See required supply list.

Tuition: $155 | Instructor: John A. Hancock

Wed, 6:00- 8:00 pm | Feb 08- Mar 15, 2023

SKETCHING WITH INK & WATERCOLOR

Develop your ability to combine Watercolor and Ink for sketching. You will explore various types of pens and brushes. Working with traditional black and brown inks and a classic defined palette of watercolors, you will focus on techniques for combining line, texture and color, while developing design strategies that balance visual richness with simplicity. Lots of demos, handouts, and feedback. A supply list ($25 minimum) is suggested. Register by Thursday, Feb 9.

Tuition: $155 | Instructor: John A. Hancock Wed, 3:00- 5:00 pm | Feb 08- Mar 15, 2023

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WINE & FOOD

NEW WINES OF THE WORLD CERTIFICATE

Increase your knowledge of wine by joining the BRCC certificate program in wine studies. Students can take individual courses or choose to complete each of the 3 certificate programs. Each course is designed to increase the students’ knowledge of wine in a fun and interactive setting.

Series Tuition: $277 for the entire series, a 15% discount Tuition: $65 | Instructor: Robin Hawks & Cole Boylen

NEW VIVE LA FRANCE

French wines are emulated all over the world and serve as the benchmark for wine styles. Learn what makes French wines so revered.

Mon, 6:00- 8:00 pm | Jan 23, 2023

NEW IN VINO VERITAS

Italy is one of the oldest wine producing regions of the world. With a perfect climate for growing grapes, and approximately 1000 indigenous grapes, Italy produces a wide variety of wine styles.

Mon, 6:00- 8:00 pm | Feb 20, 2023

NEW THE IBERIAN PENINSULA

This course will explore the wines of Spain and Portugal. Spain is the 3rd largest wine producer in the world. Portugal is renowned for port wine. Learn about these unique wine producing countries.

Mon, 6:00- 8:00 pm | Mar 20, 2023

NEW THE MOSEL AND BEYOND

The course will explore the wines of Germany. Germany is the home to one of the coldest wine growing regions. Learn about Riesling and variations of the Pinot grape, and the complicated wine labeling system that often leaves Americans unclear about what they are buying.

Mon, 6:00- 8:00 pm | Apr 17, 2023

NEW SHIRAZ, SAUVIGNON BLANC AND MORE

Go down under in this course and learn about the Australian style of Shiraz and the innovations in the wine industry. Learn about Sauvignon Blanc and its affinity for New Zealand’s climate.

Mon, 6:00- 8:00 pm | May 15, 2023

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FINE ARTS

EXHIBITIONS & THEATER

FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY V121

BEYOND THE BLUE: CONTEMPORARY NARRATIVE QUILTS BY SUE RENO

Lecture: 11:30 pm | Reception: 12:30 pm | Feb 2, 2023 Jan 3- Feb 23, 2023

FIGURE PAINTING AND ABSTRACT PAINTING: ONE ARTIST / JERRY COULTER

Lecture: 11:30 pm | Reception: 12:30 pm | March 2, 2023 Feb 27- Apr 3, 2023

BRCC STUDENT ARTWORKS + BRCC INTERMEDIATE CERAMICS (KINETIC GALLERY)

Reception: 12:30 pm | Apr 12, 2023 | Apr 5- Sep 1, 2023

KINETIC GALLERY: FINE ARTS CENTER CREATE,

Jan 25- Feb 28, 2023

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: BRCC ART DEPARTMENT

March 1- March 29, 2023

BRCC STUDENT ARTWORKS 2021 - 2022

Apr 5- Sep 1, 2023

THEATRE PERFORMANCES

“ CRIMES OF THE HEART ” BY BETH HENLEY

Director: Stan Milesky | Presented by Waynesboro Players March 3- March 5, 2023 | Fri-Sat, 7:30 pm, Sun, 2:00 pm

“ TOIL & TROUBLE ” BY LAUREN GUNDERSON

Director: Patrick New | BRCC Student Theatre Performance Apr 7- Apr 9, 2023 | Fri-Sat, 7:30 pm, Sun, 2:00 pm

“ WORKING ” BY STEPHEN SCHWARTZ AND NINI FASO

Director: Ed Smith | Presented by Waynesboro Players Apr 28- Apr 30, 2023 | Fri-Sat, 7:30 pm, Sun, 2:00 pm May 5- May 7, 2023 | Fri-Sat, 7:30 pm, Sun, 2:00 pm

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“ A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S

DREAM: YOUTH EDITION ”

Director: Justine Mackey | Theatre Workshop for Youth Jun 2- Jun 4, 2023 | Fri-Sat, 7:00 pm, Sun, 2:00 pm

THEATRE WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM: YOUTH EDITION

It is four nights until the wedding of Athens renowned Duke Theseus marries his love Hippolyta; however trouble is stirring when Egeus, a citizen of Athens demands the Duke uphold the law of Athens, forcing his daughter Hermia to marry Egeus’s choice: Demetrius. Scared that she won’t be able to marry her true love Lysander, Hermia and Duke flee Athens to be together. When Hermia’s best friend Helena finds out, she tells Demetrius, who then follows along with Helena - who is madly in love with Demetrius! Meanwhile a group of actors is hoping to perform their play for the Duke on their wedding day and rehearses in the same woods where the lovers are traveling. In those same woods, the King and Queen of the fairy kingdom are at odds, fighting over a young Changeling boy, causing the seasons and fairy realm to be turned upside down. No one is happy when they are at odds! Hoping to play a trick on the queen, Oberon gets his right hand nymph Puck to cast a spell to make her fall in love.

Tuition: $350 | Instructor: Justine Mackey Thu, Sat, 9:00 am- 12:00 pm | Feb 25 - Jun 01, 2023

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