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Welcome to Continuing Education at GTCC

Learn. Grow. Become. Over the past two years, the COVID-19 pandemic slowed the world, but it didn’t reduce the need for skilled, well-trained workers in the Piedmont Triad. As we come out of the pandemic, that need is greater than ever. GTCC’s dedicated staff responded to the pandemic in a very nimble manner, and as we emerge from the pandemic the Workforce and Continuing Education Division is in position to meet that demand. Our instructors utilized every imaginable option to make sure students stayed on course with online learning platforms, flexible class schedules and financial assistance with tuition and other expenses. Our programs remain vibrant with emphasis on preparing our students to enter the workforce with the most skill and knowledge possible with well-trained and passionate instructors and lots of hands-on training. If you are looking to begin a career, make a career change or an opportunity to start over, take a close look at this catalog to see many of the programs we offer. Also be sure to check out our website to explore all the options we offer. Remember, we are here to help you! Together, we can Make Amazing Happen!

Anthony J. Clarke Dr. Anthony J. Clarke President, GTCC

Manuel Dudley

Dr. Manuel Dudley Vice President of Workforce and Continuing Education, GTCC

CONTENTS How to Register

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Personal and Professional Enrichment: Featured Programs

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Workforce Training: Featured Programs

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Course Listings

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Curriculum: Featured Programs

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Contact and Student Resources

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Welcome to Continuing Education at GTCC

HOW TO REGISTER:

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Visit gtcc.edu and click the Academics menu at the top of the page.

Choose Workforce Training or Personal and Professional Enrichment to see the full range of continuing education courses available.

Register using the links to our online system or register in person by completing the Continuing Education Registration Form and bringing it with your payment (check, cash, credit card, or money order) to one of the GTCC Campus registration locations:

Jamestown Campus 601 E. Main St. Percy Sears Applied Technology Center Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Greensboro Campus 3505 E. Wendover Ave., Continuing Education Center Please check available hours on our website at https://www.gtcc.edu/student-life/campus-stores.php

High Point Campus 901 S. Main St., H1 Please check available hours on our website at https://www.gtcc.edu/student-life/campus-stores.php

Register for Adult Education classes at gtcc.edu/adulteducation

Be sure to check available class times, tuition and fees, as well as any requirements before registering for a course. For Workforce Training courses, scholarships may be available. Visit the Workforce Training page online for more information. Continuing Education Program Guide

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Personal and Professional Enrichment: Featured Programs

It’s a great time to be curious.

GTCC is where new passions and interests lead to new opportunities for personal and professional growth. Discover courses for developing your skills in everything from creating compelling content to flying a drone to making your world even more beautiful. Take a look at the featured programs here. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Visit the Personal and Professional Enrichment page at gtcc.edu/personalenrichment to explore the full menu of course options.

CAPTURE YOUR VISION

NEW! VIDEOGRAPHY: BASICS OF VIDEO & MEDIA PRODUCTION This course will introduce students to the initial approach and core techniques for creating video and media-based content for any professional use. You will be guided through in-class lessons and outside assignments where you can acquire: production vocabulary, best practices for work-flow, knowledge of technical standards, tools for collaboration with teams and clients, and experience meeting project goals within given resources. Self-starters are encouraged to enroll in this innovative, brand-new course offering! Greensboro Campus

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BASIC FUNDAMENTALS OF DRONE OPERATION Are you considering purchasing a drone/unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for personal or business reasons? Do you need to know how to operate or know the basic functions of flying a drone? This class will cover the fundamentals of drone safety, laws for flying a drone and basic operation of a UAV/Drone. Greensboro Campus

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NEW! DESIGN YOUR ROOM

LET BEAUTY FLOURISH

NEW! CREATE A BLOOMING GARDEN This course is designed to help you plan and create a blooming garden space. You will learn how to measure and prepare a site assessment, along with how to combine plants with respect to size, color, bloom time, texture and availability of plants. By the end of the six-class course, students will be able to create a plan with blooms all year. Homework will be required to perform the site assessment and take measurements. You will need to supply a pencil, eraser and straight edge. Laptops or tablets are recommended in order to help students perform web searches for plants while in class. Jamestown Campus

This class is for anyone who wants to redesign a room. By the end of this six-class course, students will be able to create a decorating plan for a single residential space. Students will plan the space, creating a simple floor plan and coordinate colors, fabrics, flooring, paint, lighting and accessories. Students will need to ‘shop’ online or in stores for their room. However, no additional costs are required. Students should be prepared to store projects on a thumb drive we can use in class. Laptops or tablets are recommended. Jamestown Campus

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EXPLORE WHAT’S POSSIBLE PAPER COLLAGE AND MIXED MEDIA ART — NEW! In this beginner’s course, students will explore how to create a work of art that focuses on realism and the abstract image through paper collage and other mixed media art. Students will learn how to use and handle paper collage techniques and about supporting materials for a collage, while incorporating other mixed media, as paints, ink, graphite, and more. By the end of the course students will have the basic knowledge on paper layering, assemblage, decorative collage, and acrylic paint collage. Students will also have the opportunity to learn techniques for fabric collage, and color mixing paper, fabrics, and paint materials.

CREATE FESTIVE TREASURES CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT DESIGN — NEW! This course is designed for students with some sewing knowledge. Students will receive a glass ornament, a tube of seed beads, crystals (if we are using them), fire line and a needle. By the end of the course, students will be able to use seed beads to make a beautiful ornament that will last for years to come.

FINISH LIKE A PRO CAKE DECORATING BEGINNERS Learn how to ice your cake evenly; how to make a decorative border; how to ice flowers, roses, and pansies; and how to do simple writing techniques. At the end of the class, your cake will look professionally finished. You will receive a list of supplies on the first day of class, or the instructor will contact you prior to the beginning of the class. There will be an extra cost for supplies.

MAKE MOMENTS MEMORABLE EVENT PLANNING 101 Have you always wanted to be known as the “Hostess with the Mostest”? Do you dream about creating and hosting a fabulous dinner party or life celebration (i.e baby shower, birthday party, etc.)? Do you volunteer for a civic organization or belong to a church and would like to plan banquets or events but have no idea where to begin? Then Event Planning 101 maybe the answer for you. During this two-evening course, you will learn what to ask before planning an event, how to organize it and how to make it an experience for your guests using the five senses.

ELEVATE YOUR CRAFT JEWELRY DESIGN INTERMEDIATE This course is a continuation of jewelry design. Students should have an advanced beginner’s knowledge of jewelry design/making. Students will participate in making their own necklace, bracelet, and earrings. By the end of the course, students will have an intermediate knowledge in jewelry design. The student will also be able to estimate supplies they will need for their own projects, where to purchase them and what they cost. Tuition cost covers some of the basic materials but additional costs may apply.

DIVE INTO COLOR WATERCOLORS FOR BEGINNERS This course will teach the elements and techniques of painting using watercolors. Watercolor painting is a skill that anyone can learn! This fun, informative, stress-free class is designed for the beginner and leisure watercolorist. In each session we will study the life and methods of a unique art history master. Come and discover the unique and beautiful qualities of watercolor in a welcoming and supportive environment. There will be an extra cost for materials and the instructor will discuss this on the first day of class.

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TAP INTO YOUR POTENTIAL TOP 10 THINGS TO KNOW AS A LIFE COACH Coaches must have the necessary life experiences and communication skills to be totally present for their clients, to really listen to them, and provide a safe arena to express ideas. This course will help students learn the top 10 things a Life Coach needs to know and will help you have a better understanding what Life Coaching is and what it is not. You will have the opportunity to build a foundation in Life Coaching through designing supportive coaching environments. This 20-hour course is the first step in pursuing a career as a Life Coach.

HELP OTHERS BE THEIR BEST LIFE COACH CERTIFICATION This 40-hour course is part two of becoming a Life Coach and analyzes the foundational environment on which the practice of coaching is founded while facilitating applicable concepts and methods. This is a continuation from the course, The Top 10 Things to Know as a Life Coach. The Coach is more engaged in the practice of coaching conversational styles as well as coaching-related skills including actively listening, accountability, questioning, planning, designing actions and goal setting. You will gain Mastery in Coaching with demonstration of core competencies as described by International Coaching Federation (ICF).

MAKE A STUNNING IMPRESSION JEWELRY DESIGN BEGINNERS This course is designed for students with limited knowledge of jewelry design/making. The students will receive information on choosing and purchasing materials and tools. By the end of the course, students will have created their own jewelry and will have a basic knowledge on how to make a necklace, bracelet and earrings. The student will also be able to estimate supplies they will need for their projects, where to purchase them and what they cost. Students will also learn helpful hints and shortcuts to jewelry making. Tuition cost covers some of the basic materials but additional costs may apply.

Amazing class! I am thoroughly learning a lot in every class and Ms. Owens is an exceptional teacher. — Cecelia Wallington Student in the Cake Decorating Intermediate class

There’s more to see at gtcc.edu/personalenrichment Sign up today! For more information about these or the variety of other available Personal and Professional Enrichment courses, schedules and tuition, visit us at gtcc.edu. Or, call 336-334-4822, ext. 55021. Continuing Education Program Guide

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Workforce Training: Featured Programs

It’s your turn to go further.

GTCC is your pathway to a brighter future through workforce training programs across a wide range of industries. It’s your chance to gain the skills to start a new career or boost your existing career to new heights. Choose from these featured programs in computer programming, therapeutic massage, aviation manufacturing or one of the many other workforce-related programs starting on page 8 of this guide.

LEARN THE LANGUAGE OF TECH

COMPTIA NETWORK+ This 96-hour course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with a basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of networking concepts and acquire the skills to prepare for a career in network support or administration. – Students will be prepared to sit for the CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-007) upon completion of this course. Visit the Workforce Training area of gtcc.edu to learn more OR call 336-334-4822, ext 53024.

OPTIMIZE YOUR SKILLS

GOOGLE IT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE The Google IT Support Professional Certificate is a 175-hour hybrid course that teaches the foundational skills needed for an entry-level job in the fast-growing field of IT Support – Training will consist of five modules: troubleshooting, customer service, networking, operating systems, system administration and security. Visit the Workforce Training area of gtcc.edu to learn more. Or call 336-334-4822; ext. 53024.

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HELP OTHERS FEEL BETTER MAKE YOUR CAREER TAKE OFF

PROFESSIONAL THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE PROGRAM

AVIATION MANUFACTURING QUICK CAREERS PROGRAM Aviation programs at GTCC can put students on the leading edge of the industry with hands-on training at state-of-the-art facilities. Completing these courses opens up opportunities in aerospace as well as other industries. Courses offered include: – Composite Technology Level 1 — 4-week course for entry level and skilled professionals, covering the fundamentals of advanced composite fabrication, repairs, processes and technology. – Structures Assembly Program — 17-week course covering certification areas in Introduction to Structures (IS), Manufacturing Core Skills (MCS), and Structures Assembly (SA). – Structures Repair Program — 3-week entry-level course covering fundamentals for common sheet metal structural repair and practices used to assess and restore structure to serviceable condition. Visit gtcc.edu/amqcp for details. Or, call 336-334-4822, ext. 59024.

The (Therapeutic Massage) program prepared me more than even I expected… I definitely would encourage anyone who may be thinking to go in this direction to run, not walk!

— Mia Barrett

who recently completed the GTCC Therapeutic Massage Program and is a licensed massage therapist.

The Therapeutic Massage program offers training and skills required for success in a rapidly growing, dynamic profession. The curriculum consists of 660 hours of classroom and clinical training that is designed to prepare students to practice as a professional Massage Therapist in a variety of employment settings. – Upon successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to sit for the North Carolina Massage and Bodywork Therapy Licensing Examination (MBlex) to become a licensed Massage Therapist in North Carolina. – Students will also receive a certification in Neuromuscular Therapy American Version (NMT), which will open doors in medical settings such as Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Chiropractic and more.

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SHAPE THE FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING CNC MACHINIST – INTRODUCTION This course provides an introduction to Computer Integrated Machining for students seeking a career in manual and computer numeric control (CNC) machining. It is a trade for individuals who like working with their hands. – Hands-on course requires 200+ hours and includes blueprint reading, metrology, manual (mills & lathes) CNC machining, and more. – Course material is structured to the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS). – Students will be prepared to work towards earning a third-party industry credential. Visit the Workforce Training area of gtcc.edu to learn more. Or call 336-334-4822, ext. 53115.

BUILD TOWARD A STRONGER FUTURE INTRODUCTION TO CRAFT SKILLS FOR CONSTRUCTION This program introduces students to skills and tools that will help them get started in the construction industry. The training includes hands-on experiences and quality, professional instruction as a foundation for many of the construction trades. – 115-hour training provides an introduction to construction math, hand tools, power tools, construction drawings, basic rigging material handling, carpentry, plumbing and electrical trades, along with basic communication and employability skills. – Students in the program are eligible to earn industry-recognized core credentials through the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). Visit the Workforce Training area of gtcc.edu to learn more. Or call 336-334-4822, ext. 53115.

MAKE FOOD SAFETY TOP PRIORITY SERVSAFE MANAGER ®

GTCC’s ServSafe® Manager training is designed to help food service industry workers understand all the food safety risks faced in the kitchen and ways to reduce them, allowing restaurant, catering and other food service businesses to keep kitchens, staff and customers safe. – The course covers a range of topics from the basics of hand washing to food-borne pathogens and other more complex topics. – Students are eligible to take the ServSafe® Manager exam at the end of the course. Visit the Workforce Training area of gtcc.edu to learn more. Or call 336-334-4822, ext. 53115.

PREPARE TO BE AN INDUSTRY LEADER PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL

The Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) has grown rapidly to become the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers around the world. GTCC’s Project Management Essentials and PMP® Exam Prep course will benefit all project managers, team leads, team members, functional managers, and other key project stakeholders in any industry. – This course includes a five-day, instructor-led, training program that provides a solid foundation in the concepts, tools, and techniques of formal project management while preparing you for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification. Visit the Workforce Training area of gtcc.edu to learn more. Or call 336-334-4822, ext. 53024.

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BE AN EXPERT IN HUMAN RESOURCES SHRM CP/SCP EXAM PREP The SHRM Exam Preparation course is designed for individuals who are eligible to sit for and take either the SHRM-Certified Professional (CP) or SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SCP) exam. – Intensive 38-hour program combining expert instruction with the SHRM Learning System® Visit the Workforce Training area of gtcc.edu to learn more. Or call 336-334-4822, ext. 53115.

PUT YOUR BEST FOOT FORWARD EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS This course is designed to help those who are seeking employment, transitioning back into the workforce, or taking their career in a new direction. As part of GTCC’s Human Resources Development (HRD) program, the Employability Skills course provides training on resumé and cover letter writing, interviewing, social media and more. – Employability Skills is one of seven HRD classes available at GTCC to address the current and future needs of a constantly changing workforce. – Fee Waiver Eligibility – All HRD courses are fee-waived for qualifying individuals who are unemployed, “underemployed,” or have received notice of layoff. Visit the Skills Training for Job Seekers (HRD) page at gtcc.edu to learn more. Or call 336-334-4822, ext. 55057.

TAKE YOUR BUSINESS FURTHER BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY TRAINING Business and Industry Training at GTCC is designed to support the ongoing training and success of area businesses. By offering a broad range of courses, GTCC can build a custom program to identify skills gaps and tailor content to meet your objectives through interactive, engaging learning experiences. – Available courses include training in leadership development, effective communication, OSHA and safety standards, technical skills and other programs to help improve processes, technology and employee knowledge. – Training is available on campus or on-site at your Guilford County location. – Companies in manufacturing, technology, warehousing/distribution, life sciences, aviation and customer service may be eligible for state-funded customized training. Visit gtcc.edu/b-itraining for more information. Or call 336-334-4822, ext. 57008.

ACCESS EXPERTISE FOR YOUR BUSINESS SMALL BUSINESS CENTER The Small Business Center is here to help entrepreneurs and business owners create more sustainable, successful, and profitable businesses in Guilford County, helping create more jobs along the way. – Free seminars and webinars designed and led by local entrepreneurs and business owners on key topics, providing information, resources, and tips that you can put to use immediately. – Confidential counseling for help refining business plans, developing financial statements and projections, marketing strategies, and other key functions. – Referrals to other organizations and individuals in Guilford County and the Piedmont Triad for additional business expertise. Visit sbc.gtcc.edu to learn more. Or contact the SBC at 336-334-4822 ext. 62001, or sbc@gtcc.edu.

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TAKE THE FIRST STEPS TO SUCCESS HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY (HSE) AND ENGLISH (ESOL) COURSES GTCC offers FREE classes through Adult Education to help adults prepare for the workforce or further training. Our High School Equivalency (HSE) program offers classes to help adults earn a GED, Adult High School diploma, or other HSE credential. Classes range from beginning reading and math to advanced/college prep. Plus, students can take FREE English language classes, from beginner to advanced ESOL, including family literacy classes with free childcare. – Morning, evening and online options are available for all Adult Education classes. We also have some paper-based distance learning classes. – Bus passes and vouchers to pay for GED and HiSET tests are available. – Our Fast Track GED class helps qualified students earn their diploma in a matter of weeks! Get started by signing up for orientation today at: – Greensboro Campus 336-334-4822, ext. 53107 – High Point Campus 336-334-4822, ext. 55087 Or visit gtcc.edu/ged or gtcc.edu/esol for more information.

TRANSITIONS ENGLISH AND MATH CLASSES GTCC’s Adult Education program offers Transition English (BSP 4002) and Transition Math (BSP 4003) classes day and evening on the Jamestown, Greensboro, and High Point campuses, as well as online. These FREE classes will help students meet pre-requisites for college level English and Math classes. For more information, please contact Eduardo Garcia, egarcia7@gtcc.edu or 336-334-4822, ext. 55001.

I saw in (GTCC) many opportunities to have a successful career. Studying at GTCC has impacted my life in many ways but the most important one is now I can express myself in English. — Rabila Mohamed, CNA In less than three years Rabila Mohamed, originally from Niger in Western Africa, has completed beginning English for speakers of other languages (ESOL), earned her GED, completed a CNA program and passed the state board exams, enrolled in a four-night-a-week phlebotomy program, started an advanced ESOL class to bolster her English skills and began working 10-hour shifts as a CNA.

POWER CLASSES FOR ADULTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES GTCC’s Adult Education program offers free POWER classes for students with intellectual or developmental disabilities to work on reading, math, technology and workplace readiness skills. Our POWER Pathways program offers one semester of training for a particular career field to students with special needs. Visit gtcc.edu/powerpathways to learn more about our Food Service pathway program starting September 2021.

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AVIATION Structures Assembly Program A 17-week hybrid course divided into 3-technical areas: Intro to Structures, Manufacturing Core Skills and Structure Assembly. For more information, visit gtcc.edu/structuresassembly

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Structures Repair Program A This 3-week entry-level course focuses on structural repair training. The course introduces the fundamentals for common sheet metal structural repair and practices used to assess and restore structure back to a serviceable condition. For more information, visit gtcc.edu/structuresrepair Composite Technology Level 1 A 4-week program focusing on fabrication and repair of advanced composite structures, utilizing specialist composite equipment. For more information, visit gtcc.edu/compositetechnology

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Liquid Penetrant Non-Destructive Testing The non-destructive testing field consists of several NDT methods employed by industry to evaluate the properties of materials by testing to determine the serviceability of components parts without causing damage. For more information, visit gtcc.edu/ndt

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Eddy Current Level 1, Level 2 – NEW This course describes the principles, limitations, and advantages of nondestructive examination (NDE) electromagnetic testing as applied to industrial components. Emphasis is placed on electromagnetic testing (ET) techniques, including using different electromagnetic equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of NDE electromagnetic techniques and their applications.

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Composite Mold Fabrication – NEW A This course is designed to provide students the capability of producing advanced composite parts specifically tailored towards the mold fabrication process.

OCCUPATIONAL TRAINING (OT) – CAREER READINESS OCCUPATIONAL TRAINING (OT) - CAREER SUCCESS FOR JOB SEEKERS* *HRD courses are fee-waived for qualifying individuals

CAREER READINESS (online)

Ultrasound Level 1, Level 2 – NEW A This course introduces the basic principles, limitations, and advantages of ultrasonic nondestructive testing as applied to industrial components and provides the initial elements of ASNT’s requirements for UT practitioners. Topics include sound wave modes and sound theory, and display modes are discussed and demonstrated through lab applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of ultrasonics, select proper equipment, and set-up an instrument for straight beam examinations.

Composite Vacuum Infusion – NEW A This course is designed to provide students the capability of producing advanced composite parts utilizing the vacuum infusion process. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to describe the different types and properties of standard vacuum infusion components, molds, and processes and produce composite parts using the vacuum infusion process (VIP) method.

A = Aviation Campus V = Various Campuses J = Jamestown Campus HP = High Point Campus WMUMC = West Market United Methodist Church, Greensboro

Working Smart Focus on self-awareness, self-management, work ethics, communication skills and problem-solving.

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Employability Skills Develop skills for job searching, building resumés, cover letters, interviewing, social media, and networking.

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Human Services Exploration: DSS NCFAST Income Maintenance Case Worker Phase 1 of a 2-part training program prepares you to earn the certificate which is a preferred qualification for the DSS income maintenance caseworker jobs in NC.

NCRC National Career Readiness Certificate Prep O Assess your current skill levels and develop personalized training to prepare for NCRC testing. CAREER PATHWAYS V Before starting your short-term training, learn about: the job and lifestyle, career planning and long-term goals, skills and education requirements, average salary, GTCC training program details. – CNC Machining – Truck Driving – Warehouse Associate – And more For more information about HRD courses contact Jennifer Smith at jfsmith@gtcc.edu or 336-334-4822 ext. 55057.

G = Greensboro Campus O = Online Only NCWKS = NC Works Center

C = Cameron Campus Gib = Gibsonville Parks & Rec

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OT - QUICK CAREERS Activity Director-Basic 60-hour state-approved course in preparation to work in assisted living or skilled nursing facilities. DSS NCFAST Income Maintenance Case Worker (part 2 of 2 classes) Class 2 of a 2-part training program to become an Income Maintenance Caseworker at the Division of Social Services (DSS). CNC Machinist – Introduction Introductory course for students seeking a career as a CNC Machinist. Blueprint reading, setting up manual and CNC machines, and performing basic machining operations will be taught.

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Forklift Operator V 14-hour course taught by OSHA-compliant Instructor. A hands-on program covering every aspect of lift truck training. General Contractor Exam Prep G 42-hour course for individuals seeking to become licensed Residential General Contractors in NC, and preparing for the Residential General Contractor exam. Introduction to Craft Skills for Construction 115-hour course designed as the foundation for construction trade careers, preparing individuals for entry-level construction work.

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Introduction to HVAC/Refrigeration 130.5-hour course introducing basic heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration processes for HVAC/R-related careers.

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Medical Receptionist 205-hour hybrid or online training in medical office practice computer systems, medical ethics, terminology, medical filing, patient records, and more.

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NC Auto Safety Certification J 8-hour course in rules, regulations and procedures for proper vehicle safety inspections, in preparation for state certification exam. NC OBD II Certification 8-hour course meets training and licensing requirements for On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) Emissions Inspection Program by the NC DMV.

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Payroll Specialist O 190-hour hybrid or online course covering payroll policies and procedures, IRS forms, and MS® Excel for preparing financial reports and records maintenance.

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Pharmacy Technician V 96-hour in-person, online or hybrid course in assisting pharmacists in various important functions under supervision. ServSafe® Manager 11-hour training in food safety risks and how to keep kitchen staff and customers safe, in preparation for ServSafe® Manager exam.

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SHRM CP/SCP Exam Prep G Intensive 38-hour program combining expert instruction with the SHRM Learning System®, for individuals seeking to earn SHRM CP or SCP certification. Spanish/English Medical Interpreter C 192-hour, three course program introduces principles and standards for professional interpretation as established by the National Council on Interpreting in Healthcare. Warehouse Associate 115-hour course beneficial for an individual to work in a distribution-type warehouse environment. Training to safely operate a forklift and understand requirements for receiving, packing, picking, and shipping materials.

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Welder J 192-hour series of two courses providing an introduction to welding processes, GMAW (“MIG”) welding techniques.

OT- COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY AutoCAD Basics & Productivity Basic AutoCAD terminology, functions, applications and techniques for improved efficiency and productivity. For scheduling information, visit gtcc.edu/autocad-revit

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AutoCAD Intermediate Focuses on orthographic and isometric drawings, along with additional AutoCAD skills utilizing the 3D basics and 3D modeling tools. For scheduling information, visit gtcc.edu/autocad-revit

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Autodesk Revit Productivity Advanced CAD design training with Revit 3D software including CAD file management, productivity and CAD customization skills. For scheduling information, visit gtcc.edu/autocad-revit

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Introduction to Windows 10 & OneDrive O/V Learn to navigate Windows 10, OneDrive and customize the desktop. Also learn to manage, search and organize files and folders. Basic introduction to MS Office. Excel Introduction O/V Explore the Excel 2016 interface and features. Learn to enter, edit, sort and filter data, write and edit formulas and apply basic formatting for legibility, manage multiple worksheets and more.

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Course Listings CompTIA A+ Comprehensive Approach Training for entry-level IT professional career covering multiple aspects of CompTIA A+ certification.

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CompTIA Network+ Certification Entry-level certification prep building on existing user knowledge and skill with fundamental installation, troubleshooting, repair, upgrade and configuration.

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Google IT Support Professional Certificate 175 hours of training covers five modules. This hybrid training program developed by Google teaches the foundational skills needed for an entry-level job in IT support.

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Truck Driver Training Classroom and hands-on training in skills needed to pass the NCDOT’s CDL skills and knowledge tests.

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For more information, please contact Eduardo Garcia, egarcia7@gtcc.edu or 336-334-4822, ext. 55001.

OT- THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE G Fundamentals of Massage Therapy Module I J First of three-part program covering 659 hours of classroom and clinical training in preparation for the national MBLEX exam to become a licensed massage therapist.

Project Management Professional Training in preparation for the PMP® certification.

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Leadership Toolkit Six weekly meetings of interactive learning for new and seasoned team leads, supervisors, and managers to improve leadership skills. Visit gtcc.edu/leadership for more information.

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Business Writing Hands-on training on key elements in the business writing process, such as effective email communication, proof-reading, grammar and punctuation. Visit gtcc.edu/bus-writing for more information.

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Fundamentals of Massage Therapy Module II J Second of three-part program covering 659 hours of classroom and clinical training in preparation for the national MBLEX exam to become a licensed massage therapist. Fundamentals of Massage Therapy Module III J Third of three-part program covering 659 hours of classroom and clinical training in preparation for the national MBLEX exam to become a licensed massage therapist. Students will also receive a certification in Neuromuscular Therapy American Version (NMT) in this module.

HEALTH CAREERS TRAINING

OTHER OT COURSES

Furniture Sewing* HP Introduces skills needed to operate standard industrial sewing machines and sew upholstered furniture in a manufacturing setting. Learn more at gtcc.edu/furniture-sewing

*Scholarships are available for non-native English speakers wishing to dual enroll in Furniture Sewing and a specialized ESOL class to improve English language skills.

ESSENTIAL MANAGEMENT SKILLS

OSHA 30-Hour General Industry Certification For organizations’ leadership with responsibilities for personnel, plant safety operations and OSHA standards compliance. For more information, visit gtcc.edu/osha-certifications

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AII = Aviation II VAR = Various Campuses J = Jamestown Campus HP = High Point Campus WMUMC = West Market United Methodist Church, Greensboro

Cardiac Monitor Technician Comprehensive certification course in preparation for function in acute healthcare settings.

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EKG Technician Training Program 2-month program covering 96 hours of training in preparation for national certification exam.

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Medication Administration Aide J/G/HP Course for active Certified Nurse Aides (CNAs) who are interested in working in skilled nursing facilities administering medications to long-term care residents.

G = Greensboro Campus O = Online Only NCWKS = NC Works Center

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Furniture Upholstery* HP Covers the basic skills and fundamentals of upholstered furniture construction, including seat construction, inside and outside upholstery in a manufacturing setting. Learn more at gtcc.edu/furniture-upholstery

COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Learner’s Permit Prep 24-hours course for preparing for the written learner’s permit test prior to enrolling in Truck Driver Training.

OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Certification Geared to entry-level employees, safety committee members, or individuals seeking a safety certification. For more information, visit gtcc.edu/osha-certifications

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Nurse Assistant (NA) I J/G/HP 202-hour program with classroom and clinical studies over 3 months, preparing Nurse Assistants for work in a variety of health care settings. NA Training Refresher Course J/G/HP 48-hour course reviewing of the NA I theory curriculum and skills in preparation for the state written and skill exams, required for listing in the NC Nurse Aide I Registry. Phlebotomy Training Program Training in a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and precautions, as well as specimen handling, processing and accessioning.

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PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL ENRICHMENT

Basic Fundamentals of Drone Operation G Learn how to operate and know the basic functions of flying a drone. This class will cover the basic fundamentals of drone safety, laws for flying a drone and more. Drone Photography: For Fun & Profit This course includes lectures on how to legally operate UAVs, basics of how they function (flying and photography), and how these devices can be used recreationally and within professional settings.

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Abstract Photography I Expand understanding of photographic composition by completing a series of challenging assignments.

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Basic Photography G See the world through the lens of a camera and learn to create strong photographic images This course is designed for students to learn about the basic mechanics of a camera and how each part is used to create quality photographs.

Videography: Basics of Video & Media Production G This course will introduce students to the initial approach and core techniques for creating video and media-based content for any professional use.

Beginning Sewing G/HP Learn fabric and pattern selection, principles of cutting and marking, and basic construction skills.

Spanish Beginners G/J For students with some basic knowledge of the language.

Beginners to Intermediate Sewing Specially taught class based on individual skills of students, beginner to intermediate levels.

Intermediate Spanish G/J For students interested in improving conversational skills. Conversational Spanish G For students interested in fluency in conversation, reading and writing. Italian Beginners G For students with some basic knowledge of the language. Watercolors for Beginners G/C This course will teach the elements and techniques of painting using watercolors. Watercolor painting is a skill that anyone can learn! This fun, informative, stress-free class is designed for the beginner and leisure watercolorist. Oil Painting Class Learn traditional techniques, still life painting and more using methods and materials unique to oil painting.

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Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain G Learn and practice the five basic skills of drawing in a fun, effective way, inspired by Betty Edwards’ best-selling book. Drawing in Color G This course covers the basics of value, form and color theory using colored pencils. Colored pencils are fun and easy to use, easy to carry and economical. You will learn how to draw in color from both life and photos.

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Advanced Sewing Specially taught class with students selecting their own projects and fabrics.

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Jewelry Design-Beginners This course is designed for students with limited knowledge of jewelry design/making, teaching them how to choose materials and tools, as well as making their own necklace, bracelet, and earrings.

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Jewelry Design-Intermediate This course is a continuation of jewelry design. Students should have an advanced beginner’s knowledge of jewelry design/making. Students will participate in making their own necklace, bracelet, and earrings. Additional costs may apply.

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Wedding/Event Planning I Learn the details of wedding planning with instruction in setting timelines, etiquette, budgeting, rehearsals, and elegance.

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Event Planning 101 A two evening course covering what to ask before planning an event, how to organize and make it an experience for guests involving the five senses.

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Cake Decorating Beginning G/HP Learn to ice cakes evenly, make decorative borders, ice flowers, roses, and pansies, and do simple writing techniques for cakes that look professionally finished.

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Course Listings Cake Decorating – Intermediate More challenging techniques for working with Buttercream, fondant, and proper stacking of a multi-tiered cake.

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Cookie Decorating Using royal icing to pipe, flood and decorate rolled cookies, as well as ways to stencil cookies.

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Floral Design G Learn the basics, including color theory, tools of the trade, flower identification and creating basic arrangements. New! Create A Blooming Garden J This course is designed to help you plan and create a blooming garden space. You will learn how to measure and prepare a site assessment, along with how to combine plants with respect to size, color, bloom time, texture and availability of plants. By the end of the six-class course, students will be able to create a plan for year-round blooms. Basket Making G This course teaches basic to advanced level basketry techniques and terms, including dyeing and weaving with reed. Beginners start with a reed basket and move on from there, completing up to three baskets in one session. New! Design Your Room This class is for anyone who wants to redesign a room. Students will be able to create a decorating plan for a single residential space. Students will plan the space, creating a simple floor plan and coordinate colors, fabrics, flooring, paint, lighting and accessories.

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New! Paper Collage & Mixed Media G In this beginner’s course, the students will explore how to create a work of art that focuses on realism and the abstract image through paper collage and other mixed media art. The students will learn how to use and handle paper collage techniques, learn about supporting materials for a collage, while incorporating other mixed media, such as paints, ink, graphite, and more. By the end of the course students will have the basic knowledge on paper layering, assemblage, decorative collage, and acrylic paint collage. Students will also have the opportunity to learn techniques for fabric collage, and color mixing paper, fabrics, and paint materials. New! Christmas Ornament Design Designed for students with some sewing knowledge, this course teaches students to use seed beads to make a beautiful ornament that will last years to come.

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AII = Aviation II VAR = Various Campuses J = Jamestown Campus HP = High Point Campus WMUMC = West Market United Methodist Church, Greensboro

Retirement Planning Comprehensive course helps you see the “big picture” and how many aspects of personal finance can work together for an integrated retirement plan.

Top 10 Things to Know as a Life Coach G Coaches must have the necessary life experiences and communication skills to be totally present for their clients, to really listen to them, and provide a safe arena to express ideas. This course will help students learn the top 10 things a Life Coach needs to know and will help you have a better understanding what Life Coaching is and what it is not. You will have the opportunity to build a foundation in Life Coaching through designing supportive coaching environments. This 20-hour course is the first step in pursuing a career as a Life Coach. Tuition Cost: $125 Life Coach Certification – New! G This 40-hour course is part two of becoming a Life Coach and analyzes the foundational environment on which the practice of coaching is founded while facilitating applicable concepts and methods. This is continuation from the course, The Top 10 Things to Know as a Life Coach. The Coach is more engaged in the practice of coaching conversation styles as well as coaching-related skills including actively listening, accountability, questioning, planning, designing actions and goal setting. You will gain Mastery in Coaching with demonstration of core competencies as described by International Coaching Federation (ICF). Tuition Cost: $280

— Student Note to Instructor Mr. Wilson, I passed my CompTIA exam! I just wanted to thank you for all your dedication and assistance throughout the course. The resources you provided were also very helpful. G = Greensboro Campus O = Online Only NCWKS = NC Works Center

C = Cameron Campus Gib = Gibsonville Parks & Rec

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make reaching even higher happen Non-credit Continuing Education to Credit-based Degree Programs

The non-credit continuing education courses in this catalog can do more than jumpstart your career. They can be a springboard to advancing even higher and maximizing your earning potential. GTCC offers ways to leverage workforce training and other coursework you complete into pursuing a credit-based degree program. It’s more achievable than you might think. Our curriculum programs are designed to offer a variety of opportunities to help students earn the degree they need when and how they need them. With affordable tuition, available financial aid and an array of online, hybrid and in-person course formats, GTCC makes it more than possible. Why stop now? Here are examples of Quick Careers and other programs that can help you bridge the gap and keep your journey going.

COMPUTER INTEGRATED MACHINING

Use your introductory CNC Machinist training to broaden your knowledge in computer aided drafting (CAD), computer aided manufacturing (CAM) and more through our Computer Integrated Machining certificate or degree programs.

LOGISTICS/SUPPLY CHAIN

Once your eight hours of workforce training modules are complete, look at developing your skills further through our Supply Chain Management program. We are also the only college that is qualified by SAP to teach with SAP University Alliances resources.

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CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

Build on construction skills gained through workforce training to earn a degree or certificate in managing the entire construction process, allowing you to grow into supervisory and management positions.

SHORT-TERM WELDING

Take the skills to work in a variety of manufacturing settings and then add the depth you need in the Welding Diploma program to make yourself a more well-rounded option for leadership roles.

BASIC EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN

Completing basic EMT training can lead into more advanced fields of study such as Emergency Medical Science (Paramedic) and other healthcare-related fields.

AVIATION MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY

Successful completion of the Aviation Manufacturing Structures Assembly or Composite Program can provide advanced standing in the Aerostructure Manufacturing and Repair Technology program.

CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT

Start with workforce training. Once completed, use the program as a springboard to the associate degree program in Nursing or another health sciences field. For more information about how to go from continuing education to curriculum programs at GTCC, visit us at gtcc.edu.

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For more information about the programs in this catalog, please visit gtcc.edu or call: – Personal and Professional Enrichment: 336-334-4822 ext. 55021 – Workforce Training: 336-334-4822 ext. 57001 – Adult Education: 336-334-4822 ext. 53107 – Business and Industry: 336-334-4822 ext. 57008 Workforce Training Scholarships are available. To see GTCC’s Workforce Training Scholarship opportunities, visit: gtcc.edu/workforce-training Titan Link Services can lend a hand. Titan Link provides resources and information to assist with non-academic challenges such as housing, transportation, food insecurity, child care, and emergency loan, grant, or scholarship application access for GTCC. This assistance is available to all students with a demonstrated need. For information and eligibility, call 336-334-4822, Ext. 53029. A campus close to you. GTCC has six campuses and a Small Business Center to help provide access to Continuing Education and Workforce Training throughout Guilford County. GTCC - Main Campus 601 E. Main St. Jamestown, NC 27282 336-334-4822 gtcc.edu/workforce-training

Guilford Technical Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Guilford Technical Community College.

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