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Healthcare Industry

Cardiovascular Technician


EKG Technician/Monitor Training

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The role of the EKG Technician is a vital member of the healthcare team. The EKG program is designed to teach the basics of anatomy and physiology of the heart, principles of EKG and dysrhythmia recognition.
Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to sit for the EKG (CET) National Health Career Association (NHA) Certification exam.

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Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Healthcare Billing and Coding Training

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This course prepares an individual for entry level healthcare billing and coding positions. Course topics can include but are not limited to the roles and responsibilities of this position, managed health care, life cycle of an insurance claim, legal and regulatory considerations, coding regulations, re-imbursement issues claim instructions, medical terminology, filing commercial claims, insurance plans.

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Office Administration - Healthcare Management

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The Office Administration curriculum equips office professionals to organize and operate an efficient office environment in a variety of business settings. Students will complete courses designed to help them prepare for a career to meet the demand of the job market and develop proficiency in the use of computer applications, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office duties and procedures, records management and other support topics.

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Office Administration - Healthcare Management (Online)

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The Office Administration curriculum equips office professionals to organize and operate an efficient office environment in a variety of business settings. Students will complete courses designed to help them prepare for a career to meet the demand of the job market and develop proficiency in the use of computer applications, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office duties and procedures, records management and other support topics.

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Office Administration – Healthcaare Management Certificate

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The Office Administration curriculum equips office professionals to organize and operate an efficient office environment in a variety of business settings. Students will complete courses designed to help them prepare for a career to meet the demand of the job market and develop proficiency in the use of computer applications, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office duties and procedures, records management and other support topics.

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Office Administration – Healthcaare Management Certificate (Online)

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The Office Administration curriculum equips office professionals to organize and operate an efficient office environment in a variety of business settings. Students will complete courses designed to help them prepare for a career to meet the demand of the job market and develop proficiency in the use of computer applications, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office duties and procedures, records management and other support topics.

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Office Administration – Medical Office Certificate

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The Office Administration curriculum equips office professionals to organize and operate an efficient office environment in a variety of business settings. Students will complete courses designed to help them prepare for a career to meet the demand of the job market and develop proficiency in the use of computer applications, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office duties and procedures, records management and other support topics.

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Office Administration – Medical Office Certificate (Online)

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The Office Administration curriculum equips office professionals to organize and operate an efficient office environment in a variety of business settings. Students will complete courses designed to help them prepare for a career to meet the demand of the job market and develop proficiency in the use of computer applications, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office duties and procedures, records management and other support topics.

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Office Administration – Medical Office Diploma

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The Office Administration curriculum equips office professionals to organize and operate an efficient office environment in a variety of business settings. Students will complete courses designed to help them prepare for a career to meet the demand of the job market and develop proficiency in the use of computer applications, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office duties and procedures, records management and other support topics.

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Office Administration – Medical Office Diploma (Online)

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The Office Administration curriculum equips office professionals to organize and operate an efficient office environment in a variety of business settings. Students will complete courses designed to help them prepare for a career to meet the demand of the job market and develop proficiency in the use of computer applications, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office duties and procedures, records management and other support topics.

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Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant Training

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This course is designed to teach the basics of the three aspects of Medical Assisting: Clinical, Administrative, and Laboratory. Course work includes instruction in scheduling appointments, insurance coding and billing, medical transcription, computer operations, assisting with examinations/treatments, performing routine laboratory procedures and ethical and legal issues. Upon completion, students will be eligible to apply for the national certification exam.

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Certified Nursing Assistant

Nurse Aide Training

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Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational Therapy Assistant Articulation Agreement

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In this program, students will complete the first year of related courses at Blue Ridge Community College, and the second year, a professional core of courses at South College Asheville campus. The student will make a separate application to South College during their first year to continue the program.
Limited spaces are available at South College in this program. Successful completion of courses at Blue Ridge Community College does not guarantee a specific entry date at South College. Students should consult South College for the latest admission requirements.

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Phlebotomist

Phlebotomy Training

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Blue Ridge Community College offers a continuing education program in Phlebotomy. The role of the Phlebotomist is a rewarding and vital part of patient care in today’s healthcare settings. The Phlebotomist is trained on the techniques for obtaining blood samples for a variety of tests. This course will teach the process for obtaining, labeling and transporting blood specimens. Upon successful completion of the course, students are eligible to sit for the National Career Association (NHA) Exam.

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Physical Therapy Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant Articulation Agreement

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In this program, students will complete the first year of related courses at Blue Ridge Community College, and the second year, a professional core of courses at South College, Asheville campus. The student will make a separate application to South College during their first year to continue the program.
Limited spaces are available at South College in this program. Successful completion of courses at Blue Ridge Community College does not guarantee a specific entry date at South College. Students should consult South College for the latest admission requirements.

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Surgical Technologist

Surgical Technology Diploma

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The Surgical Technology curriculum prepares individuals to assist in the care of the surgical patient in the operating room and to function as a member of the surgical team.
Students will apply theoretical knowledge to the care of patients undergoing surgery and develop skills necessary to prepare supplies, equipment, and instruments; maintain aseptic conditions; prepare patients for surgery; and assist surgeons during operations.

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Surgical Technology, A.A.S.

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The Surgical Technology curriculum prepares individuals to assist in the care of the surgical patient in the operating room and to function as a member of the surgical team. Students will apply theoretical knowledge to the care of patients undergoing surgery and develop skills necessary to prepare supplies, equipment, and instruments; maintain aseptic conditions; prepare patients for surgery; and assist surgeons during operations. Graduates will take the National Certification Examination administered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) within thirty (30) days of completion. Employment opportunities include labor/delivery/emergency departments, inpatient/outpatient surgery centers, dialysis units/facilities, physician offices, and central supply processing units.

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Manufacturing Industry

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician

Advanced Electronics Certificate

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A course of study that prepares students to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to become technicians who design, build, install, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, equipment, and systems such as industrial/computer controls, manufacturing systems, communication systems, and power electronic systems.

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Basic Electronics Certificate

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A course of study that prepares students to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to become technicians who design, build, install, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, equipment, and systems such as industrial/computer controls, manufacturing systems, communication systems, and power electronic systems.

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Electronics Engineering Technology Diploma

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A course of study that prepares students to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to become technicians who design, build, install, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, equipment, and systems such as industrial/computer controls, manufacturing systems, communication systems, and power electronic systems.

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Electronics Engineering Technology, A.A.S.

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A course of study that prepares students to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to become technicians who design, build, install, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, equipment, and systems such as industrial/computer controls, manufacturing systems, communication systems, and power electronic systems. Includes instruction in mathematics, basic electricity, solid-state fundamentals, digital concepts, and microprocessors or programmable logic controllers. Graduates should qualify for employment as an electronics engineering technician, field service technician, instrumentation technician, maintenance technician, electronic tester, electronic systems integrator, bench technician, or production control technician.

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Machinist

CNC Milling Operator Certificate

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We know computer-integrated machining. After you complete our CIM program, you will too.
Coursework may include manual machining, computer applications, engineering design, computer-aided drafting (CAD), computer-aided machining (CAM), blueprint interpretation, advanced computerized numeric control (CNC) equipment, basic and advanced machining operations, precision measurement and high-speed multi-axis machining.
Students will get hands-on experience in a state-of-the-art lab that prepares students to work in modern, high-tech manufacturing facilities as a CNC machinist. Students will learn to use computers in machining, manufacturing, robotics, automation and design.

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CNC Turning Operator Certificate

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We know computer-integrated machining. After you complete our CIM program, you will too.
Coursework may include manual machining, computer applications, engineering design, computer-aided drafting (CAD), computer-aided machining (CAM), blueprint interpretation, advanced computerized numeric control (CNC) equipment, basic and advanced machining operations, precision measurement and high-speed multi-axis machining.
Students will get hands-on experience in a state-of-the-art lab that prepares students to work in modern, high-tech manufacturing facilities as a CNC machinist. Students will learn to use computers in machining, manufacturing, robotics, automation and design.

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Computer Integrated Machining Diploma

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We know computer-integrated machining. After you complete our CIM program, you will too.
Coursework may include manual machining, computer applications, engineering design, computer-aided drafting (CAD), computer-aided machining (CAM), blueprint interpretation, advanced computerized numeric control (CNC) equipment, basic and advanced machining operations, precision measurement and high-speed multi-axis machining.
Students will get hands-on experience in a state-of-the-art lab that prepares students to work in modern, high-tech manufacturing facilities as a CNC machinist. Students will learn to use computers in machining, manufacturing, robotics, automation and design.

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Computer Integrated Machining, A.A.S.

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The Computer-Integrated Machining curriculum prepares students with the analytical, creative and innovative skills necessary to take a production idea from an initial concept through design, development and production, resulting in a finished product. Coursework may include manual machining, computer applications, engineering design, computer-aided drafting (CAD), computer-aided machining (CAM), blueprint interpretation, advanced computerized numerical control (CNC) equipment, basic and advanced machining operations, precision measurement and high-speed multi-axis machining. Graduates should qualify for employment as machining technicians in high-tech manufacturing, rapid-prototyping and rapid-manufacturing industries, specialty machine shops, fabrication industries, and high-tech or emerging industries such as aerospace, aviation, medical, and renewable energy, and to sit for machining certification examinations.

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Machining Training

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Students learn machining operations of the metal working industry. They focus on the concepts and capabilities of computer numerical control machine tools and study the programming, setup, and operation of a CNC milling and turning center.
Six classes provide students with the skills to sit for the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) exam.
Blue Print Reading
Machining Technology I
Intro to CNC
CNC Milling Center Operations
CNC Turning Center Operations
Machining Technology II

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Machinist – Entry Certificate

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We know computer-integrated machining. After you complete our CIM program, you will too.
Coursework may include manual machining, computer applications, engineering design, computer-aided drafting (CAD), computer-aided machining (CAM), blueprint interpretation, advanced computerized numeric control (CNC) equipment, basic and advanced machining operations, precision measurement and high-speed multi-axis machining.
Students will get hands-on experience in a state-of-the-art lab that prepares students to work in modern, high-tech manufacturing facilities as a CNC machinist. Students will learn to use computers in machining, manufacturing, robotics, automation and design.

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Electro-Mechanical Technician

Electronics Engineering Technology Diploma

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A course of study that prepares students to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to become technicians who design, build, install, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, equipment, and systems such as industrial/computer controls, manufacturing systems, communication systems, and power electronic systems.

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Electronics Engineering Technology, A.A.S.

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A course of study that prepares students to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to become technicians who design, build, install, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, equipment, and systems such as industrial/computer controls, manufacturing systems, communication systems, and power electronic systems. Includes instruction in mathematics, basic electricity, solid-state fundamentals, digital concepts, and microprocessors or programmable logic controllers. Graduates should qualify for employment as an electronics engineering technician, field service technician, instrumentation technician, maintenance technician, electronic tester, electronic systems integrator, bench technician, or production control technician.

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Industrial Electronics Certificate

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A course of study that prepares students to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to become technicians who design, build, install, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, equipment, and systems such as industrial/computer controls, manufacturing systems, communication systems, and power electronic systems.

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Industrial Manufacturing Production Technician Apprenticeship Certificate

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Students will gain knowledge and hands-on training for the in-demand field of mechatronics, which combines electronics, robotics, mechanics, instrumentation, process control and industrial automation.

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Mechatronics Engineering Technology Basic Technician Certificate

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Students will gain knowledge and hands-on training for the in-demand field of mechatronics, which combines electronics, robotics, mechanics, instrumentation, process control and industrial automation.

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Mechatronics Engineering Technology Diploma

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A course of study that prepares the students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills in developing and testing automated, servo mechanical, and other electromechanical systems. Includes instruction in prototype testing, manufacturing and operational testing, systems analysis and maintenance procedures. Graduates should be qualified for employment in industrial maintenance and manufacturing including assembly, testing, startup, troubleshooting, repair, process improvement, and control systems, and should qualify to sit for Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) mechatronics or similar industry examinations.

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Mechatronics Engineering Technology Maintenance Technician Certificate

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Students will gain knowledge and hands-on training for the in-demand field of mechatronics, which combines electronics, robotics, mechanics, instrumentation, process control and industrial automation.

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Mechatronics Engineering Technology, A.A.S.

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A course of study that prepares the students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills in developing and testing automated, servo mechanical, and other electromechanical systems. Includes instruction in prototype testing, manufacturing and operational testing, systems analysis and maintenance procedures. Graduates should be qualified for employment in industrial maintenance and manufacturing including assembly, testing, startup, troubleshooting, repair, process improvement, and control systems, and should qualify to sit for Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) mechatronics or similar industry examinations.

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Mechatronics Training

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Mechatronics combines electrical, mechanical, computer, and industrial engineering. BRCC’s Mechatronics teaches students about product design, instrumentation, manufacturing methods, and computer integration in process and device control. The Manufacturing Institute has launched the NAM-Endorsed Skills Certification System to create stackable credentials that can apply to all sectors of the manufacturing sector. These nationally portable, industry-recognized credentials validate the skills and competencies needed to be productive and successful in entry-level manufacturing positions.
The stackable certifications build on basic academic and workplace requirements, followed by technical competencies, and then specialized, occupationally specific skills. The sequence is capped with professional and managerial certifications offered at the baccalaureate and graduate levels. MSSC certifications validate the core competencies of new-hires and can also be used to improve and sharpen the skills of existing employees.

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Industrial Engineering Technician

Electronics Engineering Technology Diploma

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A course of study that prepares students to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to become technicians who design, build, install, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, equipment, and systems such as industrial/computer controls, manufacturing systems, communication systems, and power electronic systems.

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Electronics Engineering Technology, A.A.S.

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A course of study that prepares students to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to become technicians who design, build, install, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, equipment, and systems such as industrial/computer controls, manufacturing systems, communication systems, and power electronic systems. Includes instruction in mathematics, basic electricity, solid-state fundamentals, digital concepts, and microprocessors or programmable logic controllers. Graduates should qualify for employment as an electronics engineering technician, field service technician, instrumentation technician, maintenance technician, electronic tester, electronic systems integrator, bench technician, or production control technician.

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Hydraulics Certificate

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These curriculums are designed to prepare students through the study and application of principles from mathematics, natural sciences, and technology and applied processes based on these subjects.

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Made In Henderson County Apprenticeship Program

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A manufacturing apprenticeship program for graduating seniors lets students earn money and get experience for a job after completion. The program is a collaborative effort of Made in Henderson County partnership, Henderson County Public Schools, Blue Ridge Community College, the Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development and local industries working together in support of students. The program offers students a tuition-free mechatronics engineering Certificate, earned over the course of three semesters.
It is a registered North Carolina Apprenticeship with the N.C. Department of Commerce.
Students will spend one day in the classroom at Blue Ridge Community College and the rest of the week working at one of the partner companies.

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Manufacturing Technician Certificate

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We know computer-integrated machining. After you complete our CIM program, you will too.
Coursework may include manual machining, computer applications, engineering design, computer-aided drafting (CAD), computer-aided machining (CAM), blueprint interpretation, advanced computerized numeric control (CNC) equipment, basic and advanced machining operations, precision measurement and high-speed multi-axis machining.
Students will get hands-on experience in a state-of-the-art lab that prepares students to work in modern, high-tech manufacturing facilities as a CNC machinist. Students will learn to use computers in machining, manufacturing, robotics, automation and design.

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Mechanical Engineering Diploma

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A course of study that prepares the students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills to design, develop, test, and troubleshoot projects involving mechanical systems. Includes instruction in principles of mechanics, applications to specific engineering systems, design testing procedures, prototype and operational testing and inspection procedures, manufacturing system-testing procedures, test equipment operation and maintenance, computer applications, critical thinking, planning and problem solving, and oral and written communications. Graduates of the curriculum will find employment opportunities in the manufacturing or service sectors of engineering technology. Engineering technicians may obtain professional certification by application to organizations such as ASQC, SME, and NICET.

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Mechanical Engineering Technology, A.A.S.

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A course of study that prepares the students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills to design, develop, test, and troubleshoot projects involving mechanical systems. Includes instruction in principles of mechanics, applications to specific engineering systems, design testing procedures, prototype and operational testing and inspection procedures, manufacturing system-testing procedures, test equipment operation and maintenance, computer applications, critical thinking, planning and problem solving, and oral and written communications. Graduates of the curriculum will find employment opportunities in the manufacturing or service sectors of engineering technology. Engineering technicians may obtain professional certification by application to organizations such as ASQC, SME, and NICET.

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Pre-Engineering Certificate

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These curriculums are designed to prepare students through the study and application of principles from mathematics, natural sciences, and technology and applied processes based on these subjects.

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Industrial Machinery Mechanic

Electronics Engineering Technology Diploma

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A course of study that prepares students to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to become technicians who design, build, install, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, equipment, and systems such as industrial/computer controls, manufacturing systems, communication systems, and power electronic systems.

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Electronics Engineering Technology, A.A.S.

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A course of study that prepares students to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to become technicians who design, build, install, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, equipment, and systems such as industrial/computer controls, manufacturing systems, communication systems, and power electronic systems. Includes instruction in mathematics, basic electricity, solid-state fundamentals, digital concepts, and microprocessors or programmable logic controllers. Graduates should qualify for employment as an electronics engineering technician, field service technician, instrumentation technician, maintenance technician, electronic tester, electronic systems integrator, bench technician, or production control technician.

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Industrial Maintenance Training

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Gain the introductory knowledge and skills required for installing, maintaining and troubleshooting modern industrial equipment, its infrastructure and facility systems in this hybrid course. You will learn to solve practical maintenance problems, read and interpret mechanical drawings, interpret maintenance publications, and keep production equipment and systems running smoothly and efficiently.

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Mechatronics Engineering Technology Maintenance Technician Certificate

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Students will gain knowledge and hands-on training for the in-demand field of mechatronics, which combines electronics, robotics, mechanics, instrumentation, process control and industrial automation.

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Transportation Industry

Auto Mechanic

Alternative Transportation Technology Advanced Electric Drive Certificate

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Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen.

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Alternative Transportation Technology Alternative Fuels Certificate

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Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen.

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Alternative Transportation Technology Diploma

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The Alternative Transportation Technology program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the maintenance of alternative fuel vehicles (AFV), hybrid electric vehicles and the conversion of standard vehicles to AFV status. Topics includes instruction in electrical vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) vehicles, compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles, hybrid fuel technology, electrical and electronic systems, engine performance, diagnosis and repair, and conversion/installation.

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Automotive Apprenticeship

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A new automotive apprenticeship program for graduating seniors lets students earn money and get experience for a job after completion. The program is a collaborative effort of Blue Ridge Community College, Henderson County Public Schools, and local automotive dealerships working together in support of students.
The program offers students a tuition-free automotive technician Certificate, earned over the course of six semesters.
It is a registered North Carolina Apprenticeship with the N.C. Department of Commerce.
Students will spend one day in the classroom at Blue Ridge Community College and the rest of the week working at one of the partner companies:

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Automotive Systems Technology Diploma

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Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen. Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

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Automotive Systems Technology – Chassis Technician Certificate

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Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen. Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

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Automotive Systems Technology – Driveline Performance Certificate

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Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen. Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

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Automotive Systems Technology – Electrical/Electronic Technician Certificate

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Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen. Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

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Automotive Systems Technology – Engine Performance Certificate

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Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen. Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

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Automotive Systems Technology – Mobile Equipment Technician Certificate

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Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen. Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

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Automotive Systems Technology, A.A.S.

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The automotive systems program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles. Topics include instruction in brake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, suspension and steering, automatic and manual transmissions and drive trains, and heating and air condition systems. Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

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OBD Emission Inspection Certification

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Become a licensed Auto Emission/OBD inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Emission Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour emission course and pass a written and hands-on state certification exam administered in this course for both certification and recertification. You will be required to conduct an emissions inspection of a motor vehicle during class to successfully complete the course.

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Vehicle Safety Inspection Training

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Become a licensed Vehicle Safety Inspector or renew an existing license. This course meets the training requirements for the Auto Safety Inspection Program administered by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, License and Theft Bureau. A mechanic must attend an 8-hour safety course and pass a state certification exam administered in this course to become a licensed inspector.

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Diesel Mechanic

Automotive Light-Duty Diesel Technology Diploma

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The Automotive Light-Duty Diesel program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul light duty diesel vehicles under one ton classification. Topics include instruction in electrical systems, diesel-electric drive, engine performance, engine repair, emission systems, and all types of diesel engines related to the light duty diesel vehicle. Program includes technicians working primarily with automobile diesel engines.

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Automotive Light-Duty Diesel Technology – Light-Duty Diesel Fuel Systems Certificate

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This program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul light duty diesel vehicles under one ton classification.

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Automotive Light-Duty Diesel Technology – Light-Duty Diesel Performance Certificate

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This program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul light duty diesel vehicles under one ton classification.

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Auto Body Technician

Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology Diploma

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The Collision Repair and Refinishing Program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, reconstruct and finish automobile bodies, fenders, and external features. Topics include instruction in structure analysis, damage repair, non-structural analysis, mechanical and electrical components, plastics and adhesives, painting and refinishing techniques, and damage analysis and estimating. Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen. at you will gain
Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

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Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology, A.A.S.

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The Collision Repair and Refinishing Program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, reconstruct and finish automobile bodies, fenders, and external features. Topics include instruction in structure analysis, damage repair, non-structural analysis, mechanical and electrical components, plastics and adhesives, painting and refinishing techniques, and damage analysis and estimating. Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen. at you will gain
Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

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Collision Repair and Refinishing – Non-Structural Certificate

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The Collision Repair and Refinishing Program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, reconstruct and finish automobile bodies, fenders, and external features. Topics include instruction in structure analysis, damage repair, non-structural analysis, mechanical and electrical components, plastics and adhesives, painting and refinishing techniques, and damage analysis and estimating.

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Collision Repair and Refinishing – Structural Certificate

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The Collision Repair and Refinishing Program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, reconstruct and finish automobile bodies, fenders, and external features. Topics include instruction in structure analysis, damage repair, non-structural analysis, mechanical and electrical components, plastics and adhesives, painting and refinishing techniques, and damage analysis and estimating.

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Construction Industry

Architectural Drafter

AutoCAD Training

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Students explore the concepts of two- and three-dimensional drawings and modelings. They learn how to incorporate models into printable layouts. They learn about primitives, as well as extruding, revolving, subtractive modeling, additive modeling, and rendering. Successful completion of both AutoCAD I and AutoCAD II provides students with the knowledge to sit for the AutoCAD Certified User exam.

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Welder

Basic Welding Certificate

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The Welding Technology curriculum includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Coursework includes math, print reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, destructive testing and non-destructive testing providing the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application. Students will learn the fundamental scientific skills and technology while using carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum in applications needed for success in the welding and metalworking industry.

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Industrial Maintenance Welding Certificate

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The Welding Technology curriculum includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Coursework includes math, print reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, destructive testing and non-destructive testing providing the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application. Students will learn the fundamental scientific skills and technology while using carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum in applications needed for success in the welding and metalworking industry.

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Industrial Pipe Welding Certificate

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The Welding Technology curriculum includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Coursework includes math, print reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, destructive testing and non-destructive testing providing the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application. Students will learn the fundamental scientific skills and technology while using carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum in applications needed for success in the welding and metalworking industry.

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Industrial Plate Welding Certificate

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The Welding Technology curriculum includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Coursework includes math, print reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, destructive testing and non-destructive testing providing the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application. Students will learn the fundamental scientific skills and technology while using carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum in applications needed for success in the welding and metalworking industry.

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Manufacturer Welding Certificate

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The Welding Technology curriculum includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Coursework includes math, print reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, destructive testing and non-destructive testing providing the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application. Students will learn the fundamental scientific skills and technology while using carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum in applications needed for success in the welding and metalworking industry.

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Welding Fabrication Certificate

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The Welding Technology curriculum includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Coursework includes math, print reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, destructive testing and non-destructive testing providing the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application. Students will learn the fundamental scientific skills and technology while using carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum in applications needed for success in the welding and metalworking industry.

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Welding Technology Diploma

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The Welding Technology curriculum includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Coursework includes math, print reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, destructive testing and non-destructive testing providing the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application. Students will learn the fundamental scientific skills and technology while using carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum in applications needed for success in the welding and metalworking industry.

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Welding Technology – Industrial Plate/Pipe Welding Certificate

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The Welding Technology curriculum includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Coursework includes math, print reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, destructive testing and non-destructive testing providing the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application. Students will learn the fundamental scientific skills and technology while using carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum in applications needed for success in the welding and metalworking industry.

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Welding Technology, A.A.S.

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The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in the welding and metalworking industry.
Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Courses may include math, print reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing providing the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application.
Graduates of the Welding Technology curriculum may be employed as entry-level technicians in welding and metalworking industries. Career opportunities also exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, sales, quality control, supervision, and welding-related self-employment.

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Welding Training

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Learn welding symbols, shop math, and safety procedures through hands-on experience with various types of welding processes. You will learn MIG, TIG, and STICK welding processes in this entry-level course. This is the course for you if you are looking to enter the lucrative welding trade.

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Electrician

Commercial Electrician Training

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Earn your National Electrical Code (NEC) continuing education credits. NEC is the most widely adopted code in the world. Approved by the American National Standards Institute, NEC is the most complete set of electrical code requirements that govern electrical installations in the interest of safety for persons and property.

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Residential Electrician Training

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Earn your National Electrical Code (NEC) continuing education credits. NEC is the most widely adopted code in the world. Approved by the American National Standards Institute, NEC is the most complete set of electrical code requirements that govern electrical installations in the interest of safety for persons and property. Stay up to date with current code changes.

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Heating and Air Conditioning I and II Training

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Learn the fundamentals of heating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. In this course, you will learn about safety, tools, principles of heat transfer, piping, electricity, controls, heating system components and air conditioning systems. At the end of this course, you will have the knowledge base for troubleshooting, repairing, and performing maintenance of heating and air conditioning units in a residential or commercial setting. The goal of the course is to provide you with the necessary skills to become employed as an HVAC maintenance technician.
Learn more advanced techniques of HVAC operation, installation, and repair of heat pumps, oil and gas furnaces in this level II course. You will be exposed to more complex situations with troubleshooting and repairing, with airflow calculations, schematics, and electrical diagrams. You should have completed HVAC Level I or have experience working in the field prior to taking this course.

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HVAC Technician

Heating and Air Conditioning I and II Training

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Learn the fundamentals of heating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. In this course, you will learn about safety, tools, principles of heat transfer, piping, electricity, controls, heating system components and air conditioning systems. At the end of this course, you will have the knowledge base for troubleshooting, repairing, and performing maintenance of heating and air conditioning units in a residential or commercial setting. The goal of the course is to provide you with the necessary skills to become employed as an HVAC maintenance technician.
Learn more advanced techniques of HVAC operation, installation, and repair of heat pumps, oil and gas furnaces in this level II course. You will be exposed to more complex situations with troubleshooting and repairing, with airflow calculations, schematics, and electrical diagrams. You should have completed HVAC Level I or have experience working in the field prior to taking this course.

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Metal Fabricator

Welding Fabrication Certificate

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The Welding Technology curriculum includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Coursework includes math, print reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, destructive testing and non-destructive testing providing the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application. Students will learn the fundamental scientific skills and technology while using carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum in applications needed for success in the welding and metalworking industry.

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Public Service Industry

Police Officer

Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Plus Certificate

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Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Plus is above the minimum standard hours and designed to give students the essential skills required for entry-level employment as law enforcement officers with the state, county or municipal governments, or private enterprise. The course is comprised of 36 separate blocks of instruction to include topics such as firearms; driver training; motor vehicle law; and arrest, search and seizure. The BLET PLUS course is filled with practical exercises and an extensive ethics section that is woven throughout the training experience. BLET PLUS extra training hours are designed to better prepare students for officer safety. Basic Enforcement Training is designed to equip the student with the basic skills, knowledge, and ability to function as an inexperienced law enforcement officer in the state of North Carolina. This program-certification is a prerequisite to be a sworn law enforcement officer in the state.

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Criminal Justice Diploma

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The Criminal Justice Technology curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice system’s role within society will be explored. Employment opportunities exist in a variety of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and security fields. Examples include police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, intensive probation/parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.

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Criminal Justice Diploma (Online)

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The Criminal Justice Technology curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice system’s role within society will be explored. Employment opportunities exist in a variety of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and security fields. Examples include police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, intensive probation/parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.

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Criminal Justice Technology, A.A.S.

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The Criminal Justice Technology curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice system’s role within society will be explored.
Emphasis is on criminal justice systems, criminology, juvenile justice, criminal and constitutional law, investigative principles, ethics, and community relations. Additional studies may include issues and concepts of government, counseling, communications, computers, and technology.
Employment opportunities exist in a variety of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and security fields. Examples include police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, intensive probation/parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.

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Criminal Justice Technology, A.A.S. (Online)

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The Criminal Justice Technology curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice system’s role within society will be explored.
Emphasis is on criminal justice systems, criminology, juvenile justice, criminal and constitutional law, investigative principles, ethics, and community relations. Additional studies may include issues and concepts of government, counseling, communications, computers, and technology.
Employment opportunities exist in a variety of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and security fields. Examples include police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, intensive probation/parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.

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Foundations of Criminal Justice Certificate

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The Criminal Justice Technology curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice system’s role within society will be explored. Employment opportunities exist in a variety of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and security fields. Examples include police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, intensive probation/parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.

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Foundations of Criminal Justice Certificate (Online)

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The Criminal Justice Technology curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice system’s role within society will be explored. Employment opportunities exist in a variety of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and security fields. Examples include police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, intensive probation/parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.

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Law Enforcement Training

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Blue Ridge Community College provides advanced and mandated law enforcement and Loss Prevention training throughout the year.

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Correctional Officer

Criminal Justice Diploma

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The Criminal Justice Technology curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice system’s role within society will be explored. Employment opportunities exist in a variety of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and security fields. Examples include police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, intensive probation/parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.

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Criminal Justice Diploma (Online)

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The Criminal Justice Technology curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice system’s role within society will be explored. Employment opportunities exist in a variety of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and security fields. Examples include police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, intensive probation/parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.

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Criminal Justice Technology, A.A.S.

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The Criminal Justice Technology curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice system’s role within society will be explored.
Emphasis is on criminal justice systems, criminology, juvenile justice, criminal and constitutional law, investigative principles, ethics, and community relations. Additional studies may include issues and concepts of government, counseling, communications, computers, and technology.
Employment opportunities exist in a variety of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and security fields. Examples include police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, intensive probation/parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.

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Criminal Justice Technology, A.A.S. (Online)

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The Criminal Justice Technology curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice system’s role within society will be explored.
Emphasis is on criminal justice systems, criminology, juvenile justice, criminal and constitutional law, investigative principles, ethics, and community relations. Additional studies may include issues and concepts of government, counseling, communications, computers, and technology.
Employment opportunities exist in a variety of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and security fields. Examples include police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, intensive probation/parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.

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Foundations of Criminal Justice Certificate

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The Criminal Justice Technology curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice system’s role within society will be explored. Employment opportunities exist in a variety of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and security fields. Examples include police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, intensive probation/parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.

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Foundations of Criminal Justice Certificate (Online)

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The Criminal Justice Technology curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice system’s role within society will be explored. Employment opportunities exist in a variety of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and security fields. Examples include police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, intensive probation/parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.

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Preschool Teacher

Early Childhood Administration Certificate

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This curriculum prepares individuals pursuing administrating roles in diverse child care settings to effectively work with children, families and teachers. The Certificate is composed of learning opportunities in developmental theories, competency and evidence-based professional knowledge, administrative skills and leadership qualities.
Course work includes foundations in early childhood education, physical/nutritional needs of young children, safety issues in the care of young children; communication and leadership skills with teachers, families and children; programming and staffing, budgeting/financial management and marketing, and rules and regulations of early childhood programs.
Employment opportunities include entrepreneurship and/or management of child development and child care programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Early Head Start and Head Start programs, and other programs.

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Early Childhood Education - Career Entry Pathway, A.A.S.

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A program that prepares individuals to promote child development and learning, work with diverse families and children, observe, document and assess to support young children and families, use content knowledge to build meaningful curriculum, and use developmentally effective approaches in collaboration with other early childhood professionals. Potential course work includes instruction in all areas of child development such as emotional/social/health/physical/language/communication, approaches to play and learning, working with diverse families, and related observations/student teaching experiences. Graduates are prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate programs in early childhood settings. Employment opportunities include child development and child care programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Head Start Programs, and school-age programs.

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Early Childhood Preschool Certificate

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This curriculum prepares individuals to work with preschool-aged children (3-5) in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories, competency-based knowledge, and practice in actual settings with preschool children.
Course work includes child growth and development, physical/nutritional needs of preschool children, safety issues in the care of preschool children; care and guidance; communication skills with families and children; design and implementation of appropriate curriculum; and other related topics.
Graduates should be prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate preschool programs in early childhood settings. Employment opportunities include child development and child care programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Head Start Programs, and other preschool programs.

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Early Childhood Preschool Certificate (Online)

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This curriculum prepares individuals to work with preschool-aged children (3-5) in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories, competency-based knowledge, and practice in actual settings with preschool children.
Course work includes child growth and development, physical/nutritional needs of preschool children, safety issues in the care of preschool children; care and guidance; communication skills with families and children; design and implementation of appropriate curriculum; and other related topics.
Graduates should be prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate preschool programs in early childhood settings. Employment opportunities include child development and child care programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Head Start Programs, and other preschool programs.

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Early Childhood Teacher Preparation Certificate

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If you have a passion for nurturing growing minds, enriching young people’s lives, and influencing the next generation, a career in education may be your calling. This rewarding career path is vital to growing our future and cultivating our society. Find fulfillment and purpose through our Education programs today.

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Infant/Toddler Care Certificate

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The curriculum prepares individuals to work with children from infancy to three years of age in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories, competency-based knowledge, and practice in actual settings with infants and toddlers.
Course work includes infant/toddler growth and development: physical/nutritional needs of infants and toddlers; safety issues in the care of infants and toddlers; care and guidance; communication skills with families and children; design an implementation of appropriate curriculum; and other related topics.
Graduates should be prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate infant/toddler programs in early childhood settings. Employment opportunities include child development and child care programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Early Head Start Programs, and other infant/toddler programs.

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Infant/Toddler Care Certificate (Online)

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The curriculum prepares individuals to work with children from infancy to three years of age in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories, competency-based knowledge, and practice in actual settings with infants and toddlers.
Course work includes infant/toddler growth and development: physical/nutritional needs of infants and toddlers; safety issues in the care of infants and toddlers; care and guidance; communication skills with families and children; design an implementation of appropriate curriculum; and other related topics.
Graduates should be prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate infant/toddler programs in early childhood settings. Employment opportunities include child development and child care programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Early Head Start Programs, and other infant/toddler programs.

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EMTs and Paramedics

Emergency Medical Science Certificate

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The Emergency Medical Science curriculum is designed to prepare graduates to enter the workforce as paramedics. The course of study provides the student an opportunity to acquire basic and advanced life support knowledge and skills by utilizing classroom instruction, practical laboratory sessions, hospital clinical experience, and field internships with emergency medical service agencies.

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Emergency Medical Science Diploma

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The Emergency Medical Science curriculum is designed to prepare graduates to enter the workforce as paramedics. The course of study provides the student an opportunity to acquire basic and advanced life support knowledge and skills by utilizing classroom instruction, practical laboratory sessions, hospital clinical experience, and field internships with emergency medical service agencies.

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Emergency Medical Science, A.A.S.

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The Emergency Medical Science curriculum is designed to prepare graduates to enter the workforce as paramedics. Additionally, the program can provide an Associate Degree for individuals desiring an opportunity for career enhancement. The course of study provides the student an opportunity to acquire basic and advanced life support knowledge and skills by utilizing classroom instruction, practical laboratory sessions, hospital clinical experience, and field internships with emergency medical service agencies.

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Emergency Medical Services Training

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Blue Ridge Community College is proud to present all of the emergency medical classes as directed by the Office of Emergency Medical Services. Please review the certifications that are attached. We offer many certification and non-certification classes in Henderson and Transylvania counties.

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Emergency Services Training

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Health Science: Emergency Medical Science Diploma

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This curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers in the Health Sciences.
Students will complete general education courses that provide a foundation for success in nursing and allied health curricula. Students may select a career pathway that will prepare them for an entry level position in health care. Courses may also provide foundational knowledge needed in the pursuit of advanced health science degrees or programs. Graduates should qualify for an entry-level job associated with the program major such as Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) upon completion of the program.

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Firefighter

Fire Academy Training

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Blue Ridge Community College, in conjunction with the Henderson County Fire and Rescue Association, offers the annual Fire Academy. The 2020 Fire Academy start date is to be announced.
This three-month program is designed to provide students with entry-level skills as a firefighter. A student can enter the Academy with no experience and leave with a North Carolina Office of the State Fire Marshal Firefighter certification.
Classes meet during the day at the Henderson County Fire and Rescue Training Center on Blue Ridge Community College Henderson County Campus.

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Fire and Rescue Training

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The Western North Carolina Fire and Rescue College will be held at Blue Ridge Community College. Some classes will move to nearby locations for field exercises. See the course list for those classes moving off campus during the weekend. Students will be responsible for transportation to and from all off-site class locations.
The Fire and Rescue College is designed to train Fire, Rescue, EMS, and Law Enforcement personnel. The college will teach the latest rescue and fire technology to nationally recognized standards such as current NFPA, IFSAC, NFA, IFSTA, and OSHA guidelines. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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Fire and Resuce Training

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Fire Protection Technology Certificate

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The Fire Protection Technology curriculum is designed to provide individuals with technical and professional knowledge to make decisions regarding fire protection for both public and private sectors. It also provides a sound foundation for continuous higher learning in fire protection, administration, and management. Course work includes classroom and laboratory exercises to introduce the student to various aspects of fire protection. Students will learn technical and administrative skills such as hydraulics, hazardous materials, arson investigation, fire protection safety, fire suppression management, law, and codes.

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Fire Protection Technology Diploma

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The Fire Protection Technology curriculum is designed to provide individuals with technical and professional knowledge to make decisions regarding fire protection for both public and private sectors. It also provides a sound foundation for continuous higher learning in fire protection, administration, and management. Course work includes classroom and laboratory exercises to introduce the student to various aspects of fire protection. Students will learn technical and administrative skills such as hydraulics, hazardous materials, arson investigation, fire protection safety, fire suppression management, law, and codes.

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Fire Protection Technology, A.A.S.

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The Fire Protection Technology curriculum is designed to provide individuals with technical and professional knowledge to make decisions regarding fire protection for both public and private sectors. It also provides a sound foundation for continuous higher learning in fire protection, administration, and management. Coursework includes classroom and laboratory exercises to introduce the student to various aspects of fire protection. Students will learn technical and administrative skills such as hydraulics, hazardous materials, arson investigation, fire protection safety, fire suppression management, law, and codes. Graduates should qualify for employment or advancement in governmental agencies, industrial firms, insurance rating organizations, educational organizations, and municipal fire departments. Employed persons should have opportunities for skilled and supervisory-level positions within their current organizations.

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Fire Protection Technology, A.A.S. (Online)

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The Fire Protection Technology curriculum is designed to provide individuals with technical and professional knowledge to make decisions regarding fire protection for both public and private sectors. It also provides a sound foundation for continuous higher learning in fire protection, administration, and management. Coursework includes classroom and laboratory exercises to introduce the student to various aspects of fire protection. Students will learn technical and administrative skills such as hydraulics, hazardous materials, arson investigation, fire protection safety, fire suppression management, law, and codes. Graduates should qualify for employment or advancement in governmental agencies, industrial firms, insurance rating organizations, educational organizations, and municipal fire departments. Employed persons should have opportunities for skilled and supervisory-level positions within their current organizations.

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Social Services Assistant

Human Services Certificate

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The Human Services Technology curriculum prepares students for entry-level positions in institutions and agencies which provide social, community and educational services. Along with core courses, students take courses that prepare them for specialization in specific human service areas.
Students will take courses from a variety of disciplines. Emphasis in core courses is placed on the development of relevant knowledge, skills, and attitudes in human services. Fieldwork experience will provide opportunities for application of knowledge and skills learned in the classroom.
Graduates should qualify for positions in mental health, child care, family services, social services, rehabilitation, correction, and educational agencies. Graduates choosing to continue their education may select from a variety of transfer programs at senior public and private institutions.

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Human Services Technology

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Human Services Technology - Social Services, A.A.S.

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The Human Services Technology/Social Services concentration prepares students for direct service delivery work in social service agencies. The curriculum enables students to link theory and practice through interactive classroom activities developing a skill-based academic foundation. Course work includes the history of the social service movement, ethical issues, case management, diversity issues, law in the practice of social work, and community resources. Students also gain skills in interviewing and counseling techniques. Graduates should qualify for employment with local, county, state, and federal government social service agencies. Employment includes family and child assistance, rehabilitation health services, medical assistance, youth services, aging, and developmentally disabled programs in public and private settings.

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Human Services Technology - Substance Abuse, A.A.S.

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The Human Services Technology/Substance Abuse concentration prepares students to assist in drug and alcohol counseling, prevention-oriented educational activities, rehabilitation with recovering clients, managing community-based programs, counseling in residential facilities, and pursuit of four-year degrees.
Course work includes classroom and experiential activities oriented toward an overview of chemical dependency, psychological/sociological process, the twelve Core Functions, intervention techniques with individuals in groups, and follow-up activities with recovering clients. Graduates should qualify for positions as substance abuse counselors, DUI counselors, halfway house workers, residential facility employees, and substance education specialists. With educational and clinical experiences, graduates can obtain certification by the North Carolina Substance Abuse Board.

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Information Technology Industry

Software Developer

Computer Programming Certificate

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You may choose from a variety of shorter Certificate programs to jump start a new career or enhance your current career. You will get hands-on experience and skills to become a designer, tester, support technician, system administrator, developer or programmer who uses computer software and/or hardware to design, process, implement and manage information systems in areas such as database services, business intelligence, healthcare informatics, and others depending on the technical path you select.

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Database Administrator

Information Technology - Data Management Pathway, A.A.S.

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The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector and with organizations that use information technology systems to process information and automate business processes.
Course work is designed to develop a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange, and use information to solve technical issues related to information security, interactive media, network systems, software development, and information technology support and services.
Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies that rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

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Information Technology - Data Management Pathway, A.A.S. (Online)

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The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector and with organizations that use information technology systems to process information and automate business processes.
Course work is designed to develop a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange, and use information to solve technical issues related to information security, interactive media, network systems, software development, and information technology support and services.
Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies that rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

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Data Security Management

Information Technology - Network Management Pathway, A.A.S.

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The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector and with organizations that use information technology systems to process information and automate business processes.
Course work is designed to develop a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange, and use information to solve technical issues related to information security, interactive media, network systems, software development, and information technology support and services.
Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies that rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

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Information Technology - Systems Security Pathway, A.A.S.

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The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector and with organizations that use information technology systems to process information and automate business processes.
Course work is designed to develop a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange, and use information to solve technical issues related to information security, interactive media, network systems, software development, and information technology support and services.
Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies that rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

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Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Information Technology - Network Management Pathway, A.A.S.

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The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector and with organizations that use information technology systems to process information and automate business processes.
Course work is designed to develop a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange, and use information to solve technical issues related to information security, interactive media, network systems, software development, and information technology support and services.
Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies that rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

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Information Technology - Systems Security Pathway, A.A.S.

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The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector and with organizations that use information technology systems to process information and automate business processes.
Course work is designed to develop a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange, and use information to solve technical issues related to information security, interactive media, network systems, software development, and information technology support and services.
Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies that rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

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Operating System Administration Certificate

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You may choose from a variety of shorter Certificate programs to jump start a new career or enhance your current career. You will get hands-on experience and skills to become a designer, tester, support technician, system administrator, developer or programmer who uses computer software and/or hardware to design, process, implement and manage information systems in areas such as database services, business intelligence, healthcare informatics, and others depending on the technical path you select.

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Routing and Switching Certificate

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You may choose from a variety of shorter Certificate programs to jump start a new career or enhance your current career. You will get hands-on experience and skills to become a designer, tester, support technician, system administrator, developer or programmer who uses computer software and/or hardware to design, process, implement and manage information systems in areas such as database services, business intelligence, healthcare informatics, and others depending on the technical path you select.

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IT Support Specialist

Information Technology - Support and Services Pathway, A.A.S.

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The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector and with organizations that use information technology systems to process information and automate business processes.
Course work is designed to develop a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange, and use information to solve technical issues related to information security, interactive media, network systems, software development, and information technology support and services.
Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies that rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

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Communications Industry

AV Technician

Film and Video Production Technology Certificate

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Film and video is more than merely a career path. It’s a way to develop your voice, share your vision and tell your story. Our project-based classes are designed to push students creatively while providing a strong background in film history and a solid foundation in filmmaking techniques. Students will have the opportunity to design and create independent short films and videos in a range of styles, genres, and formats. Graduates of the Film and Video Technology programs are prepared to transfer to four-year universities or begin their careers.

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Film and Video Production Technology Diploma

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Film and video is more than merely a career path. It’s a way to develop your voice, share your vision and tell your story. Our project-based classes are designed to push students creatively while providing a strong background in film history and a solid foundation in filmmaking techniques. Students will have the opportunity to design and create independent short films and videos in a range of styles, genres, and formats. Graduates of the Film and Video Technology programs are prepared to transfer to four-year universities or begin their careers.

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Film and Video Production Technology, A.A.S.

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Film and video is more than a career path; it is a journey to develop your voice, share your vision, and tell your story. The Film and Video Production Technology curriculum is designed to facilitate media literacy and community engagement through the moving image. Culture is inundated with media; a film education offers opportunities to become an active and informed participant, engaged in the conversations taking place on a global scale.
The project-based classes in Film and Video are designed to push you creatively, while providing you with a solid foundation in filmmaking technique and a strong background in film history. This program is not just about how you turn on the camera, but about answering the bigger questions of “why”. Graduates of the BRCC Film and Video Program are prepared to transfer to four-year universities or begin their careers in the film industry locally or nationally. The program equips students with a diverse set of technical and conceptual skills, preparing them for the creative challenges they will face as filmmakers.

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Earn + Learn Programs

Transportation

Auto Mechanic

Automotive Apprenticeship

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Manufacturing

Electro-Mechanical Technician

Industrial Manufacturing Production Technician Apprenticeship Certificate

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Industrial Engineering Technician

Made In Henderson County Apprenticeship Program

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Contact Phone Number

828-694-1700

Address

180 West Campus Drive
Flat Rock, NC 28731-4728
United States