CPR, High School Equivalency, Chocolates and Roses at the Washington County Center

The following classes are available at the Washington County Center in Roper through the Continuing Education Department at BCCC. To register, call 252-940-6375 or email continuingeducation@beaufortccc.edu. If participants need transportation to class, they can schedule a ride with Riverlight Transit by contacting (252) 793-4041, extension 255 or by email at ShonitaG@wcchs.org.

Adult Basic Education and High School Equivalency

Adults with less than a high school education or adults who wish to improve academic achievement may enroll in classes scheduled at a variety of times and places. Students performing from non-reader through eighth grade will start at their own level of proficiency and will be allowed to proceed at their own speed until they achieve their goals. Those students performing on the high school level will review high school materials, including mathematics, reading, writing skills, science and social studies, preparing them to take the High School Equivalency (HSE) tests. Classes run Monday-Wednesday mornings.

Defensive Driving-DDC-4

Students can learn to drive defensively for the sake of family, friends, and themselves. It’s important to get there safely and without incident. Students will recognize hazards, understand your defenses, and act correctly and in time to avoid problems on the highway. Everyone is safer with defensive driving, and students will avoid costly traffic tickets. This class will also satisfy the requirement of many businesses which employ drivers. There are plenty of sections offered at the WCC, including September 15, October 13, November 17 and December 8.

Filled Chocolate Candies

Students will learn to make engaging and delicious treats with Anita Price. She will lead as you make molded chocolates filled with flavored fondant. The class will provide the molds, lots of chocolate, and favorite flavors for the fillings. Students will make coconut cream, pecan filling, citrus, raspberry and several other flavors. These candies make great presents. This class takes place on October 2.

American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED

The Heartsaver CPR/AED course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. Students learn skills such as adult, child, and infant CPR and AED use. This class will take place on October 3.

Propagating and Growing Roses

Autumn is a great time to propagate roses, and it is fun to fill the garden with “own root” roses grown from cuttings. The class will propagate three old-fashioned roses, and students will have them to enjoy next year. Students will also have the skills to propagate favorite old roses that are special to them. The class will review rose growing techniques that are simple and organic. All supplies are included in this $20 clas on October 15.

American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS CPR

This class teaches CPR skills to use with victims, use of an automated external defibrillator and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. It is intended for participants who provide health care to patients. This course is designed for certification or recertification. This class will take place on November 7.