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Office Professional Skills

For more information about these and other short-term training classes, please call Student Services at (910) 410-1700.


Banking Fundamentals

This class is designed for instructional areas related to the banking services. This course will provide instruction on teller function and how it contributes to the banking industry.

2021 Class Starts Dates:
January 11 - Online Class

Agust 9 - Online Class

*Truist will offer interviews to anyone who successfully completes this course.

Course Topics Include:

  • Customer Service
  • Teller Responsibilities
  • Daily Transaction Procedures
  • Payment Functions
  • Suspicious Activity Reports
  • Regulations
  • Compliance Examinations
  • Banking Trends

Course Fees

Cost: $180, plus textbook

* High School Diploma or GED is required to take this course.


Excel Basics

Computer with excel charts and cup of coffeeThese courses will cover all basic functions of Microsoft Excel. Gain the skills to efficiently navigate and manipulate multiple spreadsheets in a workbook, optimize your worksheets using templates, graphs and formulas, and design simple-to-complex formulas by nesting Excel functions. Learn to customize, organize and format your spreadsheets with ease. Understand and unleash the power of Excel’s most complex capabilities. Enroll today!

Course Topics

  • Excel 1:Understanding, editing, and formatting worksheets; introduction to formulas; and basic tips for working with data.
  • Excel 2:Complex formulas; introduction to functions; and working with data tables and charts.
  • Excel 3:Conditional formating, tracking changes and comments; pivot tables; and what-if analysis.

Next Class Dates:
Excel 1:  TBD call (910) 410-1706 for next class date
Excel 2:  TBD call (910) 410-1706 for next class date
Excel 3: TBD call (910) 410-1706 for next class date

*Students do not have to take all 3 courses, they can choose where to start to gain needed skills.

Course Fees: $70 per class


Income Maintenance Caseworker

These courses cover the skills and strategies designed to provide skills training for a career in Human Services, with an emphasis on employment with the N.C. Department of Social Services (DSS). Income Maintenance CaseworkerStudents will continue their study and practice with NCFAST, a software program used throughout the departments of Health and Human Services and departments of Social Services.

Richmond County Classes

Phase I -  Tuesday and Thursdays, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the Hamlet campus.
Students will be introduced to NCFAST, a software program that is used throughout the departments of Health and Human Services and departments of Social Services.

Phase 2 - TBD call (910) 410-1706 for next class date
The focus of this phase is to provide instruction and practice in processing Food and Nutrition and MAGI (Modified Adjusted Gross Income) applications, improving skills for both current and prospective Departments of Social Services employees in those areas.

Scotland County Classes

Phase 1 -  January 12 to March 4, Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. on the Scotland Campus, Morgan Center Room 207
Students will be introduced to NCFAST, a software program that is used throughout the departments of Health and Human Services and departments of Social Services.

Phase 2 - March 15 to May 10, Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. on the Scotland Campus, Morgan Center Room 207
The focus of this phase is to provide instruction and practice in processing Food and Nutrition and MAGI (Modified Adjusted Gross Income) applications, improving skills for both current and prospective Departments of Social Services employees in those areas.

Your course tuition could be waived!

Tuition is waived for students who meet one of the following qualifications:

  • Has received notice of pending layoff
  • Is working and eligible for Federal Earned Income Tax Credit
  • Is working and earning at or below 200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines
  • Is Unemployed

Course Fees

Cost: $125 for each phase or you may qualify for a tuition waiver

*Minimum enrollment is required; pre-registration is recommended.


Introduction to Quickbooks

This is an introductory course for individuals wanting to learn the QuickBooks software.

Course Topics:

  • Setting up a new company
  • Chart of accounts
  • Transactions
  • Career exploration and job strategies
  • Reconciling bank and credit card statements

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to identify parts of the screen, work with lists, enter sales and invoices, enter payments and deposits, pay bills, work with bank accounts, analyze financial data, track and pay sales tax, and create payroll.

2021 Class Dates:  March 2 to March 25
Location: Online Course

Cost: $70


Legal Office Administrative Assistant

Class Dates:  TBD call (910) 410-1706 for next class date
Location: Online Course

This course provides a basic overview of the skills needed to successfully function in today’s legal office environment.Legal Office Administrative Assistant Upon completion of this class, students should be able to display skills and decision-making abilities essential to working in a legal office.

Course Topics:

  • Professionalism in the Workplace
  • Roles of Attorneys versus Legal Assistant
  • Five C’s of Team Approach
  • Career Exploration and Job Strategies
  • Interacting with the Public
  • Processing Documents

Cost:$180, plus textbook.


Medical Billing & Coding Specialist

health care billing photoWorking on the business side of medicine, Medical Billing and Coding Specialist are responsible for converting medical procedures, diagnoses and symptoms information codes, conveying critical information so that physicians' offices, hospitals and other medical facilities can submit insurance claims for reimbursement. This is an online course that takes less than five months to complete.

Class Dates: January 11 through June 9 - Online

About the Exam
This course will prepare students to sit for the Medical Billing & Coding Certification exam and earn the credential offered through the National Healthcare Association. The exam will be administered at the Morgan Center in Laurinburg, Room 207. *Cost is $117.

Course Fees: $180, plus text


Medical Office Administrative Assistant

In the growing business of healthcare, qualified medical administrative assistants are in high demand. Medical Administrative AssistantHealthcare professionals rely on skilled administrative assistants for the financial health of their business.

Medical Office Administrative Assistants qualify for employment in clinics, hospitals, insurance companies, dental offices and private provider clinics, as well as county and government offices. Students must have proof of high school diploma or GED equivalence.

2021 Upcoming Class:  August 2

About the Exam

This course will prepare students to sit for the National HealthCareer Association (NHA), Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) Certification exam.

Scholarship Funds Available!

The 2nd Chance Scholarship will fully offset the cost of the national exam for any student who successfully completes the class.

Course Topics

  • Scheduling
  • Patient Intake
  • Office Logistics
  • Compliance
  • Patient Education
  • Career Exploration and Job Search Strategies

Cost: $180, plus required texts


Notary Public

This one-day course provides instruction to those who want to become commissioned as a notary public. Notary PublicTopics include legal, ethical, and procedural requirements of the Notary Act as described in General Statute 10B Article 1. Upon completion of this course with a passing exam grade of 80 percent, a person is eligible to apply with the N.C. Secretary of State Office. Courses are offered monthly.

Upcoming Classes

  • November 14: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. | Laurinburg, Honeycutt Center
  • December 12: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. | Hamlet Campus

Cost: $70 *Fee does not include book. Book must be purchased prior to class from the RichmondCC Bookstore. Call the bookstore for details(910) 410-1851.

Qualifications

Qualifications to become a North Carolina Notary Public pursuant to the Notary Acts as described in General Statute 10B Article 1:

A person qualified for a notarial commission shall meet all of the following requirements:

  1. Be at least 18 years of age or legally emancipated as defined in Article 35 of Chapter 7B of the General Statutes.
  2. Reside or have a regular place of work or business in this State.
  3. Reside legally in the United States.
  4. Speak, read, and write the English language.
  5. Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  6. Pass the course of instruction on described in this Article, unless the person is a licensed member of the North Carolina State Bar.
  7. Purchase and keep as a reference the most recent manual approved by the Secretary that describes the duties and authority of notaries public.
  8. Submit an application containing no significant misstatement or omission of fact. The application form shall be provided by the Secretary and be available at the register of deeds office in each county. Every application on shall include the signature of the applicant written with pen and ink, and the signature shall be acknowledged by the applicant before a person authorized to administer oaths.

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