This course is intended to meet the NC Department of State Treasurer standards for the core duties of finance operations in local government units. Topics include overview of local government finance and accounting, GS 159, the role of finance officer, pre-audit and budget processes. This course must be taught with the NC Department of State Treasurer approved curriculum. ACC 3240.
Instructor: Karen Duncan (City of Morganton Finance Director)
• Hybrid class meets on 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3 from 6 - 8 PM and online.
• Foothills Higher Education Center, Room HEC248.
• $125 Registration Fee
• Section # 54366
• For more information or to register, please contact Eddie McGimsey (828-448-6719) firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Foothills Higher Education Center, Room 211
Class Section Number: 51823
Western Piedmont Community College is pleased to present the Independent Auto Dealer License Renewal Course. This course will meet the six-hour continuing education requirement for your license renewal as ordered for Independent Auto Dealers by House Bill 432. Study will include topics such as Salesman License/Registration, Bill of Sale, Warranties, Repossessed Vehicles, Tag Requirements and other State required information. Instructor: Dennis Mauk
Are you interested in a career in the construction trades industry?
The trades industry has opportunities for electrical, plumbing, carpentry and general construction workers and those interested in starting a trades business. Companies are hiring!
We are currently offering specialized training!
The Electrician's Academy
Dates: May 21 – August 6, 2018
When: Monday - Thursday from 8:00 am until 1:00 pm.
Cost: $600 per student
Location: 1001 Burkemont Avenue, Morganton, NC
WPCC, in partnership with BDI, Work in Burke and the Burke County Homebuilders Association, will offer a comprehensive training program this summer for individuals who wish to pursue a career as electricians. The class will meet five days per week for 5 hours each day for 12 weeks beginning in May, for a total of 200 hours of intensive classroom and hands on training. The accelerated program will provide students the skills needed to gain entry level employment with residential and commercial electricians and as entry level electrical maintenance technicians in local industry.
Cost $600 - Includes Book $120 - Tool Kit/Belt $300 - Registration $180
High School graduate or currently enrolled in a high school program
A limited number of sponsorships are available for individuals who are highly motivated, dependable, and willing to learn.
Financial Aid may be available, so please inquire!
Triangle Construction, Kayga Electric, City Electric
The class will have a limited number of students. Admission to the program is selective - minimum requirements include completion of a HS diploma or actively pursuing a HS diploma. ‘We’re looking for motivated, energetic individuals who want to begin a rewarding career in a field that is both growing and will continue to grow” , said Mr. Story. If you are interested in applying to the program, please call 448.6000 to schedule an interview with Mr. Story.
Date: June 25 - June 29, 2018 Monday - Friday
Time; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: K Building Sustainable Agriculture Building
Join Tradd Cotter and Western Piedmont Community College Sustainable Agriculture for a week-long fungi intensive. This comprehensive seminar will encompass all aspects of identification for successful foraging of culinary and medicinal mushrooms. During your week of hands-on instruction, you will learn fungi identification, gill printing, and foraging skills. We will also venture into the local forests to collect specimens and practice our knowledge. No experience necessary, attendees will receive expert instruction that will satisfy both beginner and advanced growers and foragers.
Attendees with take a final exam leading to a 5 year mushroom foraging license. This permit meets the criteria required by the state health departments and is formally approved for the foraging and selling of wild mushrooms in the following states: Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina.
Foraging Program Description and Requirements
Basic Mushroom Ecology
Macroscopic Features of Mushrooms
Microscopic features of mushrooms and Microscope Use
Foraging Basics and Hunt #1
Making spore prints
Sorting Mushrooms from Day 1
Examining spore prints and microscopy
Toxicology of Mushrooms, Poisonings and Treatments
Gilled Mushroom Identification Basics
Pored Fungi (Polypores and Boletes) Basics
Food Safety: Storing and Distributing Mushrooms
Quiz 1 on Mushroom Food Safety and Health Department Requirements and Toxicology
Cup Fungi, Bracket Fungi, Flask Fungi, Misc. fungi
Review for Final
REVIEW - all species for Certification
If you need more information or have questions, please contact Meagan Roberts at (828) 448-3562 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
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