A hand stamping a red notary stamp on a document.
Our Notary Public class will take place on February 11 and 13 at the Washington County Center.

Basic Life Support, Sign Language and Notary Classes at the Washington County Center

The following classes are available at the Washington County Center in Roper through the Continuing Education Division at BCCC. To register, call 252-940-6375. If participants need transportation to class, they can schedule a ride with Riverlight Transit by contacting Shonita Gibson, transportation coordinator, at (252) 793-4041, extension 255. See our full list of classes at the WCC.

BLS CPR for Health Care Providers

This single-session $45 course provides training to recognize life-threatening emergencies, provide chest compressions with ventilations and use of an AED. It provides BLS skills practice and testing along with a written exam. Textbooks will be available for purchase at the start of class on Wednesday, February 6.

American Sign Language

This course will cover a variety of topics related to American Sign Language including basic history, terminology and how to interpret in differ­ent arenas. Students will receive suggested homework each week to review topics covered. At the conclusion of this course, students should have the knowledge and ability to have basic conversation with the deafcommunity. A textbook is required and will be available at the first class on March 7. The textbook is Talking with your Hands and Listening with Your Eyes.This $70 will take place on Thursdays from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Notary Public

This 6-hour course is required for persons wanting to apply for notary public commissions for the State of North Carolina. Various topics related to the duties of a notary public will be covered. Individuals should review the Notary qualifications list on the Secretary of State’s web site located at: http://www.secretary.state.nc.us/notary/ prior to registering for class. Per NC Secretary of State Guidelines, students will have to pass an exam to complete the class requirements. Students will be required to show state issued photo identificationand their social security card in class. This is a requirement from the Secretary of State’s office. A text­book, Notary Public Guidebook 2016 Edition, is available in the BCCC Bookstore for $27. Books will available on the first evening of class, and students should make book reservations at the time of registration. This class will take place on February 11 and 13 from 6:00p.m.-9:00p.m.and costs$70.

Adult Basic Education and High School Equivalency

The Adult Basic Education (ABE) program supports the development of reading comprehension, mathematical reasoning and computation, and language and writing skills at pre-high school levels. This is designed to lay the foundation for those students who will go on to seek a high school equivalency credential.

The High School Equivalency (HSE) Preparation program offers instruction in all areas relevant to official high school equivalency credential tests. Classes have been aligned to the common core standards adopted by the state of North Carolina. Instruction for College and Career Readiness programs is available at all Beaufort County Community College campuses. HSE prepares students to take either Pearson Vue’s GED or ETS HiSet exams. These free classes take place from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.