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Workforce Development
Brock Administration Building
New Bern Campus
252-638-7248

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This course provides an overview of distribution and logistics management. Core topics may include warehousing, inventory control, material handling, global logistics, operations management, software systems, safety/security, and the movement and storage of goods from raw materials sources to end consumers. Upon completion, students will have a knowledge base of the functions, techniques and tools utilized in warehouse and distribution centers and their role in various industry settings.
Meeting times and locations:

09/10/22 - 10/01/22
Sat, Sun 8a - 12p
Diesel Garage, Room 101
Volt Center
205 First St, New Bern NC 28560

09/10/22 - 10/01/22
Sat, Sun 12:30p - 4:30p
Diesel Garage, Room 101
Volt Center
205 First St, New Bern NC 28560

This course provides an overview of distribution and logistics management. Core topics may include warehousing, inventory control, material handling, global logistics, operations management, software systems, safety/security, and the movement and storage of goods from raw materials sources to end consumers. Upon completion, students will have a knowledge base of the functions, techniques and tools utilized in warehouse and distribution centers and their role in various industry settings.
Meeting times and locations:

10/22/22 - 11/12/22
Sat, Sun 8a - 12p
Diesel Garage, Room 101
Volt Center
205 First St, New Bern NC 28560

10/22/22 - 11/12/22
Sat, Sun 12:30p - 4:30p
Diesel Garage, Room 101
Volt Center
205 First St, New Bern NC 28560

This course provides an overview of distribution and logistics management. Core topics may include warehousing, inventory control, material handling, global logistics, operations management, software systems, safety/security, and the movement and storage of goods from raw materials sources to end consumers. Upon completion, students will have a knowledge base of the functions, techniques and tools utilized in warehouse and distribution centers and their role in various industry settings.
Meeting times and locations:

11/19/22 - 12/17/22
Sat, Sun 8a - 12p
Diesel Garage, Room 101
Volt Center
205 First St, New Bern NC 28560

11/19/22 - 12/17/22
Sat, Sun 12:30p - 4:30p
Diesel Garage, Room 101
Volt Center
205 First St, New Bern NC 28560

This course provides an overview of distribution and logistics management. Core topics may include warehousing, inventory control, material handling, global logistics, operations management, software systems, safety/security, and the movement and storage of goods from raw materials sources to end consumers. Upon completion, students will have a knowledge base of the functions, techniques and tools utilized in warehouse and distribution centers and their role in various industry settings.
Meeting times and locations:

09/06/22 - 09/19/22
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur 8a - 12p
Diesel Garage, Room 100
Volt Center
205 First St, New Bern NC 28560

09/06/22 - 09/19/22
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur 12:30p - 4:30p
Diesel Garage, Room 100
Volt Center
205 First St, New Bern NC 28560

This course provides an overview of distribution and logistics management. Core topics may include warehousing, inventory control, material handling, global logistics, operations management, software systems, safety/security, and the movement and storage of goods from raw materials sources to end consumers. Upon completion, students will have a knowledge base of the functions, techniques and tools utilized in warehouse and distribution centers and their role in various industry settings.
Meeting times and locations:

10/10/22 - 10/24/22
Mon, Tue, Wed 8a - 12p
Diesel Garage, Room 100
Volt Center
205 First St, New Bern NC 28560

10/10/22 - 10/24/22
Mon, Tue, Wed 12:30p - 4:30p
Diesel Garage, Room 100
Volt Center
205 First St, New Bern NC 28560

This course follows the standard American Heart Association guidelines. It provides physicians, nurses, paramedics and other health care providers with information concerning advanced management of the cardiac patient.
Meeting time and location:

09/13/22 - 09/14/22
Tue, Wed 8a - 5p
Perdue Hall, Room 00143
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

This course follows the standard American Heart Association guidelines. It provides physicians, nurses, paramedics and other health care providers with information concerning advanced management of the cardiac patient.
Meeting time and location:

11/15/22 - 11/16/22
Tue, Wed 8a - 5p
Perdue Hall, Room 00143
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

This course follows the standard American Heart Association guidelines. It provides physicians, nurses, paramedics and other health care providers with information concerning advanced management of the cardiac patient.
Meeting time:

Tue 10/11/22 8a - 5p
Perdue Hall, Room 00143
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

This course introduces students to the concept of lean manufacturing as a means of waste reduction. Topics include the examination of manufacturing operations and the incorporation of lean techniques to reduce waste, cost, time, and materials in manufacturing processes. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of lean manufacturing systems and how they benefit the environment and business.
Meeting times and locations:

09/12/22 - 09/30/22
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri 8a - 12p
Redd Classroom Bldg, Room 00117
Havelock

09/12/22 - 09/30/22
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri 1p - 5p
Redd Classroom Bldg, Room 00117
Havelock

This course introduces students to the concept of lean manufacturing as a means of waste reduction. Topics include the examination of manufacturing operations and the incorporation of lean techniques to reduce waste, cost, time, and materials in manufacturing processes. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of lean manufacturing systems and how they benefit the environment and business.
Meeting times and locations:

10/11/22 - 10/28/22
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri 8a - 12p
Redd Classroom Bldg, Room 00117
Havelock

10/11/22 - 10/28/22
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri 1p - 5p
Redd Classroom Bldg, Room 00117
Havelock

This course introduces students to the concept of lean manufacturing as a means of waste reduction. Topics include the examination of manufacturing operations and the incorporation of lean techniques to reduce waste, cost, time, and materials in manufacturing processes. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of lean manufacturing systems and how they benefit the environment and business.
Meeting times and locations:

11/28/22 - 12/16/22
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri 8a - 12p
Redd Classroom Bldg, Room 00117
Havelock

11/28/22 - 12/16/22
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri 1p - 5p
Redd Classroom Bldg, Room 00117
Havelock

The course is design to teach students about the craft beer brewing industry. Course content may focus on 1) identifying beer flavors and styles and 2) understanding the brewing process and beer ingredients. Student will also gain a base knowledge of beer history and historical styles, retail beer storage and service issues, and beer pairing principles. Upon completion, students can sit for various national certifications in the brewing industry and food service safety.
Meeting time and location:

08/20/22 - 10/01/22
Sat 9a - 1p
Volt Center, Room 105
205 First St, New Bern NC 28560

The course is design to teach students about the craft beer brewing industry. Course content may focus on 1) identifying beer flavors and styles and 2) understanding the brewing process and beer ingredients. Student will also gain a base knowledge of beer history and historical styles, retail beer storage and service issues, and beer pairing principles. Upon completion, students can sit for various national certifications in the brewing industry and food service safety.
Meeting time and location:

01/14/23 - 02/18/23
Sat 9a - 1p
Volt Kitchen, Room 104
Volt Center
205 First St, New Bern NC 28560

The course is design to teach students about the craft beer brewing industry. Course content may focus on 1) identifying beer flavors and styles and 2) understanding the brewing process and beer ingredients. Student will also gain a base knowledge of beer history and historical styles, retail beer storage and service issues, and beer pairing principles. Upon completion, students can sit for various national certifications in the brewing industry and food service safety.
Meeting time and location:

04/01/23 - 05/13/23
Sat 9a - 1p
Volt Kitchen, Room 104
Volt Center
205 First St, New Bern NC 28560

The course is design to teach students about the craft beer brewing industry. Course content may focus on 1) identifying beer flavors and styles and 2) understanding the brewing process and beer ingredients. Student will also gain a base knowledge of beer history and historical styles, retail beer storage and service issues, and beer pairing principles. Upon completion, students can sit for various national certifications in the brewing industry and food service safety.
Meeting time and location:

07/01/23 - 08/12/23
Sat 9a - 1p
Volt Kitchen, Room 104
Volt Center
205 First St, New Bern NC 28560

This course must follow the guidelines established by the NC Office of EMS. The Office of EMS must approve courses that include portions delivered via distance education. The curriculum for the AEMT to Paramedic bridge educational program shall be the 2009, or most current release of the United States Department of Transportation (US DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) National Education Standards. The AEMT to Paramedic bridge program must be conducted by an approved Advanced Educational Institution as defined in the rules of the North Carolina Medical Care Commission. The lead instructor for the Paramedic educational program must be a NC credentialed Level II EMS Instructor at the Paramedic level as defined in the rules of the North Carolina Medical Care Commission. Student prerequisites: A) Successful completion of an AEMT educational program. Though a current and valid Credential is not required, an Educational Institution maintains the right to include this as a Prerequisite. B) High school diploma or high school equivalent; C) Reading comprehension and English language skills on the post-secondary level. D) Compliance with the mathematical skills on the post-secondary level E) Anatomy and Physiology (Minimum EMS-3000)
Meeting time:

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri 12/03/22 8a - 5p
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World Wide Web
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

This course number may be used to report any occupational extension course that is funded with receipts, and that will not generate budget FTE.
Meeting time:

Sat 09/03/22 8a - 5p
Ward Hall, Room 129
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

This course number may be used to report any occupational extension course that is funded with receipts, and that will not generate budget FTE.
Meeting time and location:

10/04/22 - 10/06/22
Tue, Thur 6p - 10p
Ward Hall, Room 129
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

This course number may be used to report any occupational extension course that is funded with receipts, and that will not generate budget FTE.
Meeting time and location:

11/01/22 - 11/03/22
Tue, Thur 6p - 10p
Ward Hall, Room 129
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

This course number may be used to report any occupational extension course that is funded with receipts, and that will not generate budget FTE.
Meeting time and location:

11/15/22 - 11/17/22
Tue, Thur 6p - 10p
Ward Hall, Room 129
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

This course number may be used to report any occupational extension course that is funded with receipts, and that will not generate budget FTE.
Meeting time and location:

12/06/22 - 12/08/22
Tue, Thur 6p - 10p
Ward Hall, Room 129
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

This course is designed to provide entry-level aircraft structural training. Topics include but are not limited to aircraft terms and nomenclature, types of work accomplished at a repair station, aircraft blueprint reading, types of rivets and other hardware, tool selection, structural units (including fuselage, wing, flight control, etc.), major structural stresses (tension, compression, shear, etc.), aerodynamics, types of aluminum and temper designations, forming and fabricating techniques, rivet layout requirements, use of the structure repair manual, hands on fabrication projects, and the repairing of mock-up units.
Meeting times and locations:

08/24/22 - 12/07/22
Wed 5:30p - 10p
Redd Classroom Bldg, Room 00105
Havelock

08/27/22 - 12/03/22
Sat 8a - 12p
Redd Classroom Bldg, Room 00105
Havelock

08/27/22 - 12/03/22
Sat 1p - 5p
Redd Classroom Bldg, Room 00105
Havelock

This course is designed to provide the necessary skills to work to meet the instructional requirements to become a registered barber as established by the NC Board of Barber Examiners. Schools must be approved by the NC Board of Barber Examiners to provide training G.S. 86A-1.
Meeting time and location:

08/16/22 - 12/16/22
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri 5p - 9p
Kelso Hall, Room 101
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

This course is designed to provide the necessary skills to work to meet the instructional requirements to become a registered barber as established by the NC Board of Barber Examiners. Schools must be approved by the NC Board of Barber Examiners to provide training G.S. 86A-1.
Meeting times and locations:

01/03/23 - 05/09/23
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri 1p - 5p
Kelso Hall, Room 101
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

01/03/23 - 05/09/23
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri 6p - 9p
Kelso Hall, Room 101
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

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