HRD Class Descriptions & Times

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Human Resources Development Classes

The Human Resources Development (HRD) Program is designed to provide employment skills training to unemployed and underemployed adults. Tuition and fees for HRD classes are waived if the student is unemployed, has received notice of a layoff, or meets our income guidelines. To pre-register for a class or for more information please call 766-1293. Preregistration is required for all classes. There are classes starting throughout the semester for your convenience. Additional Career Planning/HRD classes can be scheduled both on campus and at off campus locations. If your organization has a need for pre-employment training or personal skills development please contacts the Career Planning/HRD office to discuss designing a training program to fit your needs.. You may also click the register button after the description of each class.

You’re Hired!

Learn the most effective methods of getting hired! Leave this class with an eye catching resume and cover letter that showcases your potential. Learn what a difference first impressions make, the power of verbal and non-verbal communication, and prepare for “the” interview. In order to meet the student's specific need this is an open lab designed to provide as much or as little as the student may need.

1/12-5/4, M, 9:00-12:00 PM
Martin (Fee Waived If Eligible)
Avery Workforce Center 828-766-1293
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1/16-5/8, F, 9:00 AM -12:00 PM
Martin (Fee Waived If Eligible)
Avery 828-766-1293
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1/12-5/4, M 9:00 AM -12:00 PM
Hopson (Fee Waived If Eligible)
Yancey Workforce Center 828-766-1293
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1/12-5/4, 1st and 3rd Th, 3:30-5:30 PM
Hughes (Fee Waived If Eligible)
Yancey 828-766-1293
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1/12-5/4 , M 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cervoni (Fee Waived If Eligible)
Mitchell Workforce Center 828-766-1293

HRD Request

Fresh Start

This course is designed for women who want to increase their self-esteem, and expand their horizons. Weekly topics include refining communication skills, self-esteem development, stress management, personal budgeting, and personal makeovers. We will also cover dressing for success in the workplace.
Students may begin this class any time during the semester!

1/12–5/8, M, 4:00-6:00 PM
Ward (Fee Waived If Eligible)
Trinity Episcopal Church 828-766-1293

HRD Request

New Pre-Employment Certification (70 Hours)

What do employers look for when hiring new employees? The Pre–Employment class will equip job seekers, who successfully complete the course, with skills today’s employers demand. Participants will also receive valuable “insider information” giving them a competitive edge over others who are applying for the same jobs.
Bonuses! Participants will leave this class with:

  • A professional resume;
  • The nationally recognized “Career Readiness Certificate";
  • AND, a guaranteed job interview with select employers in Mitchell, Avery, and Yancey Counties.

3/16–3/27, M-F, 8:00 AM–4:00 PM
Cervoni / Miller (Fee Waived If Eligible)
Yancey 828-766-1293

HRD Request

The following classes are designed to introduce students to specific careers and assist them in developing a plan to obtain jobs in each profession.

New Introduction to Healthcare

These courses are designed to allow students to explore the healthcare culture and employment opportunities within a specific healthcare field. They provide students with basic information for obtaining a career in the field and planning for future goals. Students will receive instruction to strengthen professional skills needed in the healthcare environment. Topics include team work, communications, customer service skills and problem solving. In addition, students will be given information about how to obtain the Career Readiness Certification (CRC) assessment and its benefits for future employment.

New Introduction to Phlebotomy (8 Hours)

1/7-1/8, TTh, 5:00–9:00 PM
Shephard (Fee Waived If Eligible)
Avery 828-766-1293
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4/14-4/16, TTh, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM (8 Hours)
Shepard (Fee Waived If Eligible)
Yancey 828-766-1293

HRD Request

New Introduction to CNA 1 (8 Hours)

1/27-1/29, TTh, 5:00-9:00 PM
Shepard (Fee Waived If Eligible)
Avery 828-766-1293
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4/14-4/16, TTh, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Cervoni (Fee Waived If Eligible)
Yancey 828-766-1293

HRD Request

New Introduction to Electronic Health Records (8 Hours)

5/7-5/14, TTh, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Shepard (Fee Waived If Eligible)
Yancey 828-766-1293

HRD Request

New Introduction to Administrative Office Tech (8 Hours)

Participants will learn about the field of office administration; the skills, attributes, work values, and traits necessary for employment in that field; and how to determine if a career as an administrative assistant is right for them. They will learn about the role of technology in administrative work and identify a variety of entry-level positions. The course will also explore occupational training opportunities that can help participants find employment and career advancement.

5/5-5/7, TTh, 12:00–4:00 PM
Shepard (Fee Waived If Eligible)
Yancey 828-766-1293

HRD Request

New Introduction to Construction Trades

Students will be introduced to the fields of electrical, HVAC and carpentry. These classes are designed to provide a foundation of knowledge and skills necessary to enter one of the construction trade courses offered at MCC.

New Introduction to Carpentry (9 Hours)

3/10-3/16, TTH, 6:00-9:00 PM
Vaughn (Fee Waived If Eligible)
Avery 828-766-1293

HRD Request

New Introduction to HVAC (9 Hours)

2/2-2/9, MW, 5:30-8:30 PM
Smith (Fee Waived If Eligible)
Mitchell 828-766-1293

HRD Request

New Introduction to Electrical (9 Hours)

2/10-2/17, MW, 6:00-9:00 PM
McDonald (Fee Waived If Eligible)
Mitchell 828-766-1293

HRD Request

Career Readiness Certification

North Carolina Career Readiness Certification (CRC) is a workplace credential that promotes skills and career development for individuals searching for employment. Participants are tested in Math, Reading, and Locating Information. Three levels of certification, Bronze, Silver, or Gold, are available based upon the test-taker’s score. Even with a high school diploma or GED®, the CRC credential provides additional verification that a person can handle tasks common in today’s workplace, and regional industries recognize the CRC as an excellent screening tool for applicants.

Career Readiness Certification Lab

These drop-in labs assist students in preparing for the CRC exam. This internet based training will help to improve scores in the three areas of testing; Math, Reading and Locating Information. Labs will be open on all three of Mayland’s campuses. To receive a Project Skill-UP scholarship, students are required to attend one lab day in order to complete a CRC assessment.

1/16-5/8, F, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Martin (Fee Waived If Eligible)
MCC Avery Learning Center 828-766-1293
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1/12-5/4, M, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Cervoni (Fee Waived If Eligible)
Mitchell 828-766-1293
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1/12-5/4, 1st and 3rd Th, 3:30-5:30 PM
Hughes (Fee Waived If Eligible)
MCC Yancey Learning Center 828-766-1293

HRD Request

Project Skill Up & CRC

PROJECT SKILL-UP

Project Skill-Up is funded by the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission to support short-term occupational skills training for NC residents who reside in areas adversely impacted by changes in the tobacco industry.

Training must be in high growth industries. Primary consideration is given to students from families directly affected by the decline of the tobacco industry. However, all students who meet the guidelines listed below are eligible to apply and are encouraged to do so. Costs for books and other expenses related to education (if any) will not be covered by this grant. Approved courses can be identified through reading descriptions found in this brochure.

To be eligible, a person must:
• Be a permanent resident of Avery, Mitchell, or Yancey Counties
• Be 18 years of age or older
• Be unemployed or under-employed (less than 20 hours per week).

Students must also complete a 9 hour HRD class and a Career Readiness Certification (CRC) assessment and test before receiving certification in occupational programs.

Call 828-766-1293 for more information.

Customized Training

Developing classes to improve productivity and encourage Economic Development

The Customized Training Program (CTP) supports the economic development efforts of the state and the region by providing training and services for new, expanding and existing business and industry in North Carolina.

North Carolina pioneered Customized Training fifty years ago and is consistently recognized as having one of the most effective training programs in the nation. The decision of a business or industry to locate, expand, or remain in NC is influenced by the presence of a well-trained workforce. The CTP was developed in response to this need.

Many local companies have taken advantage of this opportunity to improve the productivity of their operations and increase the skill level of their employees. From basic computer applications to safety training to advanced machining techniques, Customized Training can develop a training program tailored to each company’s individual needs.

The CTP is designed to react quickly to the needs of businesses and respect the confidential nature of information within those businesses. Through the CTP, Mayland Community College provides services including job profiling, assessment, and pre-employment training. Post-hire, technical and “soft” skills training are also offered at no cost to the company. CTP does what is needed to assist companies in locating or expanding operations in the Mitchell, Avery, and Yancey County areas, and prepares the workforce with skills essential for successful employment in industry.

For more information on what Mayland’s Customized Training Program offers, call 766-1297.


 
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