BCCC offers substitute training, mechanics, wedding planning

Published 7:03 pm Friday, August 9, 2019

These classes are offered through Beaufort County Community College’s Division of Continuing Education. Call 252-940-6375 to register.

Substitute Teacher Training

This will be the last classes for the 2019-2020 school year so sign up now. This 24-hour course prepares individuals to substitute teach in the local school system. It provides information on learning expectations, time management, monitoring student interaction, classroom management, and many other topics related to being a substitute. Textbooks are available in the BCCC bookstore. Books will not be sold in class. The first class starts on Aug. 19 and runs on Mondays through Wednesdays from 5 to 9 p.m. The second class starts Sept. 10 and runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 to 9 p.m. No additional classes will be offered this fall. Both classes cost $70.

Power Trains, Hydraulics, and Electrical Systems

This class focuses on the principles of power trains, hydraulic systems, electrical systems and how to diagnose and test problem areas. Students will learn the principles of each system and the components included while applying the knowledge through hands-on labs. Knowledge of these systems can be used to diagnose problems, perform preventative maintenance and repair issues in a variety of off-road vehicles and vehicles.

The textbooks for this class include the “John Deere Power Trains,” 8th edition. (ISBN: 9780866913775) and workbook (ISBN: 978086691379-9), as well as the “John Deere Electronic and Electrical Systems” textbook, 10th edition, (ISBN: 9780866914093) and workbook (ISBN: 9780866914192). These books are available at the BCCC bookstore and can be purchased at Quality Equipment, LLC. Contact Quality Equipment, LLC at 252-946-0267.

Students will have the opportunity to test for the Equipment & Engine Training Council Drivelines, Mechanical Systems, and Electrical exams in addition to the class. Each EETC exam will separately cost $50. Retesting fees are separate. Register & pay online. This class takes place from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, starting Aug. 26. There will be one Saturday session on Dec. 14. This class costs $186.25.

Wedding Planning

Create a ceremony that will leave you and your loved ones with life-long memories. Beth Glisson, an experienced wedding planner and proprietor of Cotton Sails Design and Events, will guide students through the wedding planning process from setting the date to tossing the bouquet. Learn how to turn your wedding vision into an organized and well-executed ceremony and reception. Good planning reduces stress and allows everyone to enjoy their special day. Each session includes time for you to ask questions and refine your own wedding plan. Register and pay online. This class runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Mondays, starting Sept. 16.