Alexander Center for Education and Applied Technology - Curriculum and Continuing Education Schedules
Continuing Education Class Schedules
CVCC provides quality continuing education courses for adults for specific occupational training or just the pure joy of learning something new.
Continuing education courses provide life-long learning experiences that help adults fulfill occupational, social, and personal needs. Individuals can achieve their fullest potential and effectiveness in a rapidly changing world of increasing knowledge, skill, and understanding. The diversity of programs ranges from basic reading and writing skills to vocational and technical upgrading to cultural and personal enrichment.
To view the current Continuing Education Class Schedule which includes the Alexander Complex, please visit the Course Schedules page.
Short-term, non-degree seeking classes
Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificate classes
If you are interested in Continuing Education classes, please contact Sharon Cox at (828) 632-8221, Ext. 310 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Continuing Education Classes Currently Offered at The Alexander Complex
Business and Industry
COMPUTER LITERACY FOR THE WORKPLACE
What you will learn:
- Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
- Create a resume and cover letter.
- Connect with employers on Gmail.
- Create documents on Google Drive.
- Develop Social networking skills.
- Learn skills to find a job and keep a job.
Fee waived for individuals who meet one of the following conditions:
- Received notice of pending layoff
- Working and eligible for Federal Earned Income Tax Credit
- Working and earning at/below, $24,980/year (single income).
The Alexander County Furniture Academy is an industry driven training program designed by local furniture manufacturers and CVCC to prepare students for the skilled positions that are in high demand by some of the largest employers in our area.
For more information about the Alexander Furniture Academy, please contact Eunice Mays at (828) 632-8221 Ext. 331 or email email@example.com or Sharon Cox at (828) 632-8221, Ext. 310 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please visit the Alexander Furniture Academy website for more details.
INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE FUNDAMENTALS
The Industrial Maintenance Program at CVCC Alexander Complex combines the knowledge of mechanics, fluid power, electricity, and sensors into an integrated hands-on, skills-based curriculum for employees working in maintenance, operations, and automation.
CVCC's Industrial Maintenance Fundamentals focuses on completion of three learning segments, each with a third-party certification available upon completion:
Industrial Maintenance Fundamentals (111 hours)
Provides classroom instruction and hands-on labs two days per week in 3-hour sessions (morning, afternoon, and evening courses) including:
- Industrial Mechanics
- Fluid Power Systems
- Industrial Electricity
Motor Controls/PLC'S (96 hours) - providing hands-on instruction in motor controls and programmable logic controllers (PLCs).
Advanced PLC'S (96 Hours) - includes process controls, robotics, and advanced PLCs.
Graduates of each class earn a Technician Certification and will sit for third-party certification exams.
Students may also contact Sharon Cox at (828) 632-8221, Ext. 310 or email email@example.com to complete an application.
Students should register for Notary Public classes in person at least one week prior to the class date. Students will receive the Notary Public Handbook at the time of registration. The Secretary of State Office requires all students to read the handbook prior to attending the class. There are no waivers and no refunds for this class.
For more information, please contact Cheri Toney (828) 327-7000, Ext. 4320, or email firstname.lastname@example.org or Janet Lail at (828) 327-7000, Ext. 4116, or email email@example.com or Sharon Cox at (828) 632-8221, Ext. 310 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students must be a Licensed Notary to register for this class.
The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in the welding and metal industry. Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Courses in math, blueprint reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing provides the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application.
If you are interested in a CVCC Welding degree, please contact Mark Sigmon at(828) 327-7000, Ext. 4358 or (828) 632-8221, Ext. 304 or email email@example.com. Students may also contact Elen Gibbs in Student Services at (828) 632-8221, Ext. 349 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
HEALTH AND PUBLIC SERVICES
NURSE AIDE LEVEL I (CNA I)
The Nurse Aide Level I course prepares students to provide personal care and perform basic CNA skills to work in a variety of health care settings including long-term care, hospitals, and home-based services. Emphasis is on the aging process and covers topics including basic nursing skills, communication, patient’s rights, safety, CPR, and professional collaboration. Upon successful completion of the course, student will be eligible to apply for the two-part written and skills portions of the state competency exam.
For more details and requirements, please see the Continuing Education Nurse Aide program. For more information, please contact Angie Rice (828) 327-7000, Ext. 4319 or email email@example.com or Sharon Cox, (828) 632-8221, Ext. 310 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT)
The EMT course is a 228-hour course that provides an initial education in the world of emergency medical science. Topics covered include Introductory and general information in a variety of medical fields, and instruction on how to perform the most basic, but critical, life-saving skills. The course includes a classroom portion (didactic) that presents necessary information about medical problems and treatments, a lab portion (psychomotor) where hands-on skills are practiced and shifts on an ambulance for a field observation lab.
For more details and requirements, please view the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program listed on the tab under EMS.
For more information on the EMT Program, please contact Kendra Lowman (828) 327-7000, Ext. 4372, or email email@example.com or Carla Black (828) 327-7000, Ext. 4306, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Students may also contact Sharon Cox, (828) 632-8221, Ext, 310 or email email@example.com for more information about the registration process.
CLASSES OFFERED ON DEMAND
(A minimum of 6 students required for On Demand classes)
- CNA I REFRESHER COURSE
- CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE LEVEL II (CNA II)
- MEDICAL OFFICE ASSISTANT
- MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
- HEALTHCARE BILLING AND CODING (CPT AND ICD CODING)
- MEDICATION AIDE
- PHARMACY TECHNICIAN
- SMALL BUSINESS CENTER COURSES
- BASIC PISTOL FOR WOMEN
- BEGINNING PISTOL DEFENSE FOR WOMEN- LEVEL I
- BEGINNING SEWING
- DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
- DIGITAL SCRAPBOOKING
- SIGN LANGUAGE
If interested in these courses at the Alexander Complex, please contact Karen Campbell at (828) 632-8221, Ext. 311 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.