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Many continuing education classes are now being offered online. Substitute teaching starts online on June 1.

Online substitute teaching, ASL, defensive driving & medical coding

Beaufort County Community College has moved some previously scheduled Continuing Education classes online. These classes can help you get started in education, social services, healthcare or just clean up your driving record. All classes listed will be online. See the full schedule here. Some classes listed in the schedule may have been postponed, canceled or moved online. Call 252-940-6375 or email continuingeducation@beaufortccc.edu to sign up or the check on the status of a class.

Defensive Driving-DDC-4

We are now offering an online version of our DDC-4 Defensive Driving Class. It is the same 4-hour class that we normally offer on-site, and it is delivered through the NC Safety and Health Council. The price remains $70. This class has been sanctioned by the District Attorneys in 51 North Carolina counties for the duration of the Covid-19 crisis. It is useful to those who have received speeding tickets and certain other traffic violations. Prospective students may call 252-940-6357 for more information.

HRD: Pathway to Counseling/Human Services: Case Management

This course will provide more in-depth skills training in case management and human services. The program will highlight case management skills used in Counseling and Human Service careers. This course provides employability skills training for unemployed and underemployed adults looking to possibly start a career in Counseling/Human Services. The $70 class is free to qualifying individuals. It will take place online from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays from May 18-June 15.

American Sign Language

This new online course is a beginner version of the fundamental elements of American Sign Language within a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on basic vocabulary, grammar, expressive practice to develop everyday conversational skills in ASL. Students of ASL can expect to acquire many insights, not only universal aspects common to all languages, but also specific information that is sound in studying ASL and learning about its community of users. The $75 class will take place from 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from May 29–June 25.

Substitute Teacher Training

This 24-hour course prepares individuals to substitute teach in the local school system. This course provides information on learning expectations, time management, monitoring student interaction, classroom management, and many other topics related to being a substitute. Textbooks are available online in the BCCC bookstore. Prerequisites include a high school diploma and students are subject to a criminal background check. This $70 class will take place online from 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 1 -June 11.

Medical Billing and Coding – Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology

In this combination class, students will learn the basics of medical terminology and anatomy & physiology in the setting of billing and coding. Twelve hours of instruction will be devoted to each of the two sections. The medical terminology portion will look at how medical terms are formed and their definitions; as well as common medical abbreviations. The basics of anatomy & physiology will include studying the notable organs within each of the body systems and the roles they play. This class will serve as a prerequisite to the Intro/Advanced Medical Coding and Billing class. Required textbooks include: Medical Terminology: A Living Language (6th Edition); Student Workbook for Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology 8th Edition which can be purchased online from the campus bookstore. Prerequisites include a high school diploma or equivalency. This $70 class will take place online from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 2-June 25.