Career & Office Skills

Please select from the categories below for current offerings.

Accounting for Non-Accountants Online

This course is designed for non-accounting personnel users in organizations of all sizes who work with internal accounting/financial data without having to overempha­size the detailed mechanics and technical language of accounting.  Instructor: Tina Essick

For more information: 
Call Email
336-506-4318 laking302@alamancecc.edu
slnewman647@alamancecc.edu

Online classes are hosted through Zoom/ Moodle.  Students will receive an email with access instructions once they have registered and paid.

Location: Online  Hours: 30  Fee: $125
Continuing Education_Interest List

Please click the "I am Interested"' button to be added to the interest list for future classes.



Textbook Info

Students can choose either a printed textbook or an electronic textbook

Textbook Info: Accounting Basics: An Introduction for Non Accounting Majors
Printed Textbook ISBN- 978-159136-692-8
Electronic Textbook:  eBook w/eLab, (email delivery) ISBN- 978-159136-693-5

Payroll Accounting Online

This course provides a foundation in payroll accounting, administration, and management. Students will learn to complete payroll calculations for earnings, taxes, and withholdings; maintain personnel records; and analyze payroll transactions.  Instructor: Tina Essick

For more information: 
Call Email
336-506-4318 laking302@alamancecc.edu
slnewman647@alamancecc.edu

Online classes are hosted through Zoom/ Moodle.  Students will receive an email with access instructions once they have registered and paid.

Registration is not complete until payment has been received.

Location: Online Hours: 42 Fee: $125
Dates:  TBD  M-Su    0000-2400
Information form_Interest List

Please click the "I am Interested"' button to be added to the interest list for future classes.



Textbook Info

Students can choose either a printed textbook or an electronic textbook

Textbook Info: Payroll Accounting: A Practical, Real-World Approach, 7th Edition
Printed Textbook ISBN- 978-1-64061-200-6
Electronic Textbook:  eBook w/eLab, (email delivery) ISBN- 978-64061-202-0

QuickBooks Level 1

This course teaches basic functions such as sales, payables, receivables, and more. Register online. Instructor: Benton Bogle

For more information: 
Call Email
336-506-4318 laking302@alamancecc.edu
Registration is not complete until payment has been received.
Location:  DC Hours:  24 Fee:  $76

TBA

 

Basic Computer Skills,  Level 1

(ACC Dillingham Center, 1304 Plaza Dr. Burlington)

Learn basic computer skills that include word processing, keyboarding, email, internet search, social media, career and occupational research. The focus of this class involves computer usages that relate to education, training, and employment skills for employment and career enhancement. Call 336-290-0561 or 506-4200 for more information.

**This class is FREE for qualified applicants    See Guidelines for HRD Below

Location: DC Hours: 24 Fee: $73**
Weekly (excluding holidays) Classes start every month Monday & Thursday
1-4 pm
Register Now_HRD: Basic-Computer Skills, Level I (DC Campus)
Weekly (excluding holidays) Classes start every month Tuesday & Thursday
6-9 pm
 
 

Basic Computer Skills,  Level 1

(Life Changing Resource Center, 508 N. Main St, Graham)

Location: LCRC  Hours: 24 Fee: $70*
Weekly (excluding holidays) Classes start monthly Tuesday & Wednesday
9a-12p
Register Now_HRD: Basic-Computer Skills, Level I (DC Campus)

Guidelines for HRD classes

Human Resource Development (HRD) classes can help students enhance their resume, market themselves, and explore a new career. HRD courses provide employability skills training and assistance for adults who are trying to find employment, transitioning back into the workforce, or working to redefine their professional niche in today's global market.  Call 336-290-0561 or 336-506-4200 or email dcgrinstead879@alamancecc.edu for more information on HRD courses.

HRD courses are FREE to those who meet any one of the following four criteria:

    • You are currently unemployed
    • You have received notification of a pending layoff
    • You are working and eligible for the Federal Earned Income Tax Credit
    • You are working and earn wages at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty guidelines

Basic Google Docs & Sheets 

Google Docs - Learn to create documents, format text by creating paragraph form and setting line spacing, create headers and footers along with sub headers. Tables and charts will be used within the document. Learn methods for inserting charts that automatically update within the document. A review of how to share the document and protect the document while sharing.

Google Sheets - Learn how to input and format data, formulas, functions and tips for sharing your spreadsheets and collaborating on them with your team. Students do not need previous experience with word processing programs or Google to succeed with this course.  Instructor: J. Jones

For more information: 
Call Email
336-506-4318 laking302@alamancecc.edu
336-506-4301 slnewman647@alamancecc.edu

Location: Online Hours: 24  Fee: $70
75066    2/7-3/28 M-Su    0000-2400 Register Now_Computer Courses

Excel in the Workplace 

MS Excel is the most commonly and most important tool abundantly used in workplace especially corporate setups. Excel is a prominent tool utilized and offers a range of features that can assist one in daily operations involved in office work. Students will learn to demonstrate on the job proficiency in creating and managing worksheets/workbooks, managing data cells and ranges, creating tables, performing operations with formulas and functions and creating charts and objects. Instructor: J. Jones

For more information: 
Call Email
336-506-4318 laking302@alamancecc.edu
slnewman647@alamancecc.edu

REGISTRATION IS NOT COMPLETE UNTIL PAYMENT HAS BEEN RECEIVED.
Location:  Online Hours:  30 Fee:  $125
75055    2/3 - 4/7 new start date M-Su   0000-2400 Register Now_Computer Courses

Fundamentals of AutoCAD Applications 

This course introduces basic architectural CAD techniques using AutoCAD software. Topics include basic commands and system hardware and software. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and plot architectural drawings to scale within accepted architectural standards.   Instructor: Kelvin Monroe

Textbook: None

For more information: 
Call Email
336-506-4318 laking302@alamancecc.edu

 
Registration is not complete until payment has been received.
Location: DC Hours: 42 Fee: $128

TBA

   
 

Intro to Graphic Design - face to face

Graphic design and information visualization are all around us. Words, pictures, charts, and maps are the elements that convey messages and influence decisions in both the digital and print worlds. This introductory class will teach you the principles of graphic design – proximity, alignment, repetition and contrast – and the tools you can use to create informative and compelling visualizations. You will be introduced to the main Adobe Creative Suite graphic design and online tools that can be used to create charts, maps and interactive graphics. Instructor: Andrea Martin

Textbook:  None

For more information: 
Call Email
336-506-4318 laking302@alamancecc.edu
336-506-4301 slnewman647@alamancecc.edu
 

Registration is not complete until payment has been received.
Location: ACC Hours: 24 Fee: $73
   

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Prep - (face to face)

This class will introduce the standard MS Office programs used in most businesses: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and One Note. Students will complete practice assignments during class and will have the opportunity to take the Microsoft Certification Exam. Call 336-506-4318 for more information. Instructor: Paulette Powell

Orientation will be held on 8/15. 

Textbook: 

For more information: 
Call Email
336-506-4318 laking302@alamancecc.edu
 
Location: DC  Hours: 96 Fee: $186

TBA

 

 

DSS Caseworker - Level I

Call 336-506-4200 or 336-506-4219 for more information.

**Level 1 classes are free to qualified individuals.  See Guidelines for HRD classes.

Phase I (** Free for qualified individuals.)
Location:  online synchronous Hours: 45 Fee: $125**
80020   2/7-3/30/23*  Tue & Thur   6-9 pm Register Now_HRD: DSS Caseworker, Level I
* Mandatory orientation session on 1/31/23 (Tuesday)
6:00 pm-9:00 pm 1304 Plaza Drive, Burlington, NC 27215

DSS Caseworker,  Level II

Call 336-506-4200 or 336-506-4219 for more information.

  • Students must pass Level I before registering for Level II.

Registration is not complete until payment is received.
Phase II (All students pay registration fee.)    
Location: Online/synchronous
Hours: 48
 Fee: $128
80021   4/11-5/31/23 TW    6-9 pm Register Now_DSS Caseworker, Level II

Fundamentals of Trading Stocks & Stock Options

This course introduces basic knowledge and understanding of Stocks and stock options. Topics include how to place trades on various brokerage platforms, how to choose stocks, researching tools, chart reading, understanding the difference between stocks and stock options. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the difference between stocks and stock options. Instructor: Kelvin Monroe


Location: DC Hours: 24  Fee: $73  

TBA

   

Textbook: None

 

Managing Human Resources (Online)

Students will get a solid business understanding of human resource (HR) management skills.  It makes human resources relevant to anyone who has to deal with HR issues in the workplace, even those who do not hold the title of manager. Covering new and emerging trends, customer orientation, ethics, and global issues affecting HR, the text gives students a realistic view of the subject as it is actually practiced in business organizations.  Instructor: Lorrie Andrews

For more information: 
Call Email
336-506-4318 laking302@alamancecc.edu
Online classes are hosted through Zoom/ Moodle.  Students will receive an email with access instructions once they have registered and paid.
Location: Online Hours: 48 Fee: $128.00

TBA

 

SPHR Exam Flashcards Study System (Hybrid/Online)

This course is a compilation of the hundreds of critical concepts you must under­stand to pass the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) test.  Instructor: Dr. Mark Evans.

For more information: 
Call Email
336-506-4318 laking302@alamancecc.edu
 

Online classes are hosted through Zoom/ Moodle.  Students will receive an email with access instructions once they have registered and paid.


 
Location: Online Hours: TBA Fee: TBA
Instructor will give students direction on how to order class materials the 1st night of class.

Complete the I'm Interested form.

Intro to Nonprofit Management  (Online) 

Introduction to the principles of effective nonprofit management and lays a foundation for future leaders and managers in the nonprofit sector. 

For more information: 
Call Email
336-506-4318 laking302@alamancecc.edu
336-506-4301 slnewman647@alamancecc.edu
 

Online classes are hosted through Zoom/ Moodle.  Students will receive an email with access instructions once they have registered and paid.

Location: Online  Hours: 30  Fee: $125
Continuing Education_Interest List
Please click the "I am Interested"' button to be added to the interest list for future classes.

Location: Online Hours: 24 Fee: $70

NCRC Test & Work Keys Testing

ACC is now an official testing site for the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC). The NCRC consists of three skills tests: applied mathematics, reading for information, and locating information. ACC also administers the WorkKeys test prep.  See the schedule below for pricing.  Call 336-506-4200 for more information. Instructor: Paulette Powell

  • You must register before scheduling an appointment to take the test.

  • Once your registration is received (within 24 hours, excluding weekends and holidays), you will receive an email confirmation and a list of available appointment times for testing.

  • Payment must be received 24 hours prior to your schedule appointment time for testing (excluding weekends and holidays).

  • To make your payment over the phone, call 336-506-4219. To pay in person, visit the Dillingham Center (1304 Plaza Dr., Burlington) M-F, 8 am- 5 pm.

(Please note that DocuSign Registrations are not received immediately.)


  • All testing is currently done on Monday-Thursday at 9:00 am.
  • All tests are given at the Dillingham Center, 1304 Plaza Dr. Burlington
  • Testing is 55 minutes per topic.
  • Cost is $12/$20 per test.  Please see the schedule below for actual test cost.

  • Not sure what test you need, please email dcgrinstead879@alamancecc.edu with questions. Students will receive an email reply within 24 hours (excluding weekends and holidays) once the registration is received. (Please note that DocuSign registrations are not received immediately.)
  • If you are not ready to test, please see class information in the tab below.
Test Fee
Applied Math $12
Graphic Literacy $12
Workplace Documents $12
Applied Technology $12
Fit Assessment $12
Talent Assessment $12
Business Writing $20
Workplace Observation $20

How do I sign up for NCRC (WorkKeys) testing?

If you have questions or are not sure what test you need, please email 
dcgrinstead879@alamancecc.edu.

*Students will receive an email reply within 24 hours (excluding weekends and holidays) once the registration is received.

(Please note that DocuSign Registrations are not received immediately.)

1.  Watch the short information video.   →
https://prezi.com/v/mgfycf7sbaer/

2.  Click "Register Now" button to complete the Registration form.   → Register Now_NCRC & WorkKeys Testing

3.  ONCE REGISTRATION HAS BEEN MADE, please email dcgrinstead879@alamancecc.edu to schedule test(s).

4.  AFTER the test(s) has been scheduled, make payment by phone or in person
 
Call 336-506-4219 to pay over the phone  OR 
Visit the Dillingham Center (1304 Plaza Dr., Burlington) M-F,  8 am-5 pm to pay in person.

To access NCRC scores & certificates:

  1. Set up an account with ACT National Career Readiness Certificate
  2. Visit myworkkeys.com or call ACT directly at 1-800-967-5539 to set up the account
  3. Log in to their account on myworkkeys.com and print off or reference any and all scores and certificates.

WorkKeys Prep Class for taking the NCRC

Workkeys Prep class, also known as National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC). This is a skills-based prep class designed as an self-paced course to prepare the learner to take the NCRC. While the core certificate focuses on Applied Math, Graphic Literacy and Workplace Documents, other areas such as Workplace Observation, Business Writing and Applied Technology, among others, are also available for the learner at their request. Call 336-506-4200 for more information or email dcgrinstead879@alamancecc.eduStudents will receive an email reply within 24 hours (excluding weekends and holidays) once registration is received. (Please note that DocuSign registrations are not received immediately.)

**Free for qualified individuals. – Refer to Guidelines for HRD

 

Location: DC Hours: 12-18 Fee: $73**
77886 11/1-11/29  TTH 2-4 pm
77887 12/1-12/22  TTH 2-4 pm

Intro to Project Management Online

This course introduces the concepts of project management. It will also teach students to create work breakdown structures, identify task dependencies and prerequisites, and identify a critical path to successful completion of a project. Instructor:

For more information: 
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Location: Online Hours: 48 Fee: $125
     

 

CAPM Exam Preparation Online

This course is a valuable entry-level certification preparation for project practitioners. Designed for those with little or no project experience, this course prepares students for the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Certified Associate in Project Management CAPM®) exam via an overview of project management fundamentals and advanced topic to include reviews and practice exams.  The (CAPM®) exam is offered through the Project Management Institute (PMI) only. Instructor:

For more information: 
Call Email

336-506-4318

laking302@alamancecc.edu

 


 


 

Location: Online

Hours: 48

Fee: $125