SALISBURY ó Rowan-Cabarrus is offering continuing education and personal enrichment classes.
The Pharmacy Technician Program provides the technical and practical training to allow the graduate to work as an assistant to a licensed pharmacist in both retail and hospital settings. The course also prepares the student to take the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam given by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.
Classes consist of lecture, multimedia, discussion, text and workbook assignments, independent research and tests of competency and understanding. To be eligible for this course, you must have taken Career Readiness Assessment (a basic academic skills assessment). Please allow two weeks to complete prior to registration.
Mondays, Aug. 15-Dec. 12, 6-9 p.m., South Campus (Concord). Registration fee: $175 (textbook and calculator must be purchased separately).
Gold Level score on Career Readiness Certification skills assessment test;
High school diploma or GED;
Basic computer literacy.
Mechanical license updates
This six-hour course provides plumbers the knowledge to remain current in their field. Itís been approved, but not sponsored by, the North Carolina State Board of Examiners of Plumbing, Heating, and Fire Sprinkler Contractors for continuing education credit toward license renewal in the amount of six hours. It will review major changes to N.C. Mechanical Code, provide an overview of the ACCA Manual, OSHA and the construction industry.
Saturday, Aug. 13, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., South Campus (Concord), Room 204. Registration fee: $65 (code book must be purchased and brought to class).
Antique decorating and appraising
Inspired by the popular television show, ěAntiques Roadshow,î this class will focus on how to identify antiques, how to use antiques in decorating, and how to identify values of antiques. Each student will be able to bring two items for discussion and in-class appraisal (students do not need to bring items to the first class).
Saturdays, Aug. 27-Oct. 1, (no class on Sept. 3), 10 a.m.-2 p.m., South Campus (Concord), Building 1000, Room 106. Registration fee is $100.
Real estate math
This course provides basic instruction in mathematics applicable to real estate situations. The primary objectives of this course are to provide the necessary skills to apply math in the real estate setting, and assist in preparation for enrolling in the real estate Broker Pre-Licensing course. Topics include finance calculations, interest, debt service, profit, loss, closing statements, property taxes, loan underwriting, appraisal calculations and area computations. This course is not a prerequisite but is beneficial as a precursor to the Broker Pre-Licensing course.
Tuesdays, Aug. 16-Oct. 18, 5-8 p.m., South Campus (Concord), Room 3313. Registration fee: $120 (textbook must be purchased and brought to class).
Family members can be burdened with the logistics of settling an estate when a loved one dies. This class will help students understand ways to liquidate items in an estate, including personal property and real estate. This class will offer insight on ownership, probate law, auctions and tag sales and provide a way to navigate the process of settling an estate.
Mondays and Wednesdays, Aug. 15-31, 5:30-8:30 p.m., South Campus (Concord), Building 1000, Room 106. Registration fee is $90.
This course uses gliding sliding disc exercises to transform traditional exercises, allowing for full body effort from start to finish. You will improve your balance, muscular endurance and flexibility while working out to popular music. Bring a mat, towel and water and wear athletic shoes and comfortable clothing.
Thursdays, Aug. 18-Sept. 15, 9:30-10:30 a.m., South Campus, Concord, Building 1000, Room 106. Registration fee: $35 (plus optional $2.55 insurance).
Basics of SolarElectric Generation
This class will cover the details and process of purchasing and installing solar panels on or around your residence or business. To learn more about the instructor and his renewable energy projects, visit http://www.kenclifton. com
Friday, Aug. 12, 9-11 a.m., North Campus, Salisbury, Room 4133. Registration: $25.
Basics of SolarThermal Hot Water Systems
Save money and help the environment through the use of a thermal hot water system in a residence or business. To learn more about the instructor and his renewable energy projects, visit http://www.kenclifton.com
Friday, Aug. 26, 2-4 p.m., North Campus, Salisbury, Room 4133. Registration: $25.
How often have you asked your significant other to massage your shoulders, feet or hands, only to be answered with ěHoney, Iím really tired and I donít know how.î This class will eliminate all that by teaching proper techniques that will keep you from getting tired and rejuvenate you at the end of a long working day. Participants will learn how to give a Swedish massage to the back by using six simple massage strokes. Participants will also receive detailed information on how to apply those strokes to the full body. Any two people can register for this class. It is not limited strictly to couples. Students are encouraged to bring bottled water, pen/paper, protein snack, comfortable clothes and socks.
Thursday, Aug. 25 or Friday, Aug. 26, 5:30-9:30 p.m., or 9 a.m.-1 p.m., N.C. Research Campus, Kannapolis, RCCC Building Room 115. Registration fee: $70/couple.
This course introduces the fundamentals of yoga with a focus on proper breathing techniques, relaxation and correct body positions. Yoga is an exercise that strengthens the body and mind through exercises in relaxation and balance. Space is limited to 15 students to facilitate individualized instruction. Bring a yoga mat and wear loose, comfortable clothing.
Thursdays, Aug. 4- Sept. 29 (no class on Sept. 22, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., or 7-8:15 p.m. North Campus, Salisbury, Room 4124 (aerobics room). Registration fee: $65 OR
For more information about these courses, or to register, please call 704-216-3512 or 704-216-RCCC (7222), or visit http://info.rccc.edu/3980. aspx.