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Occupational Extension

What to Expect

Occupational extension courses are designed to improve individual efficiencies as well as train and develop marketable job skills that lead to employment or promotional opportunities. These courses cover a wide range of topics in areas such as vocational trades, occupational healthcare, bio works, computer technology, substitute teacher training, heavy equipment operator, and SERV Safe. The college is continuously researching and seeking the latest employment trends to educate and train individuals to meet the employment needs of the community. Courses are added to the schedule on this website as they are developed and offered.

Courses are available in the classroom, on-line, or hybrid (combination of classroom and on-line). Additionally, VGCC offers a wide variety of on-line classes through Ed2Go. Please visit the Ed2Go site to review the listing of courses available.

OEX Course Descriptions

Additional Information & Fees

Cost of Course Only

  • $ 70.00 for 1-24 hours
  • $125.00 for 25-50 hours
  • $180.00 for 51+ hours

Additional Course Fees

Certain fees are course specific

  • Security Access Fee – $4.00
  • Technology Fee – $3.00
  • Accident Insurance Fee – $.60
  • OSHA 10 Card Fee – $8.00
  • Certified Production Technician Test Fees – $220.00 (application & exam fees)
  • CompTIA Server+ exam fee & UCertifty Subscription – $228.00 and $110.00
  • CompTIA Network+ exam fee & UCertify Subscription – $141.00 and $110.00
  • CompTIA A+ exam fee & Ucertify Subscription – $182.00 & $110.00
  • CompTIA Security+ exam fee & Ucertify Subscription – $228.00 & $120.00
  • CAD with Solid Edge – $99.00 exam fee
  • CISCO CCENT Certification – $125.00 exam fee
  • C++ Computer Programming- exam fee $295.0

Welding Fees

Costs based on Harbor Freight Welding supplies

  • Welding helmet $30.00 OR Welding helmet $80.00 auto lens
  • Welding gloves $6.00
  • Chipping hammer $6.00
  • Wire brush $3.00
  • Mig pliers $12.00
  • Welding Jacket $35.00
  • 25 foot Tape measurement $15.00

TOTAL $107.00

  • BioWork Process Technician Book Fee – $70.00
  • Cabinet Making – 3 books & total cost $192.89
  • CAD with Solid Edge – $78.75
  • Carpentry – 2 books needed $95.54 & $76.86
  • Electronic Health Records – $120.00 (online book)
  • Healthcare Billing & Coding – $120.00 ( online book )
  • Health Unit Coordinator – $150.00
  • Heavy Equipment Operator – 2 books needed: Heavy Equipment Operations – Level 1 $104.00, CORE Curriculum – Introductory Craft Skills $86.25
  • Hospitality (START) Program – $59.80 book & $26.70 Workbook
  • Introduction to Medical Terminology – $90.00 (online book)
  • Manicure Nail Technology book – contact the VGCC Bookstore for pricing
  • Manicure Nail Technology Kit – contact the VGCC Bookstore for pricing
  • Medical Administrative Assistant – $90.00 (online book, ISBN10: 1260158926)
  • Medical Terminology – eBook $119, Hardcopy Textbook Rental $7.99 plus shipping & handling
  • Natural Hair Care – contact the VGCC Bookstore for pricing
  • Notary Public (2016) – $28.56
  • Office Assistant – $31.00 (online book)

Nail and Hair Courses

Auto Safety/Emissions Courses

NC Auto Safety Inspection – Students must be employed at a North Carolina licensed vehicle inspection station. The employer will have to sign a form for each student when they attend the class.

NC Auto Emission & Control – Students must be employed at a North Carolina licensed vehicle inspection station. The employer will have to sign a form for each student when they attend the class.

Warning: Counterfeit Notary Manual

A counterfeit Notary Manual is being sold online. You can purchase the NC Secretary of State’s authorized edition online at the UNC School of Government or in person at VGCC’s bookstore.

How to: Register and Pay

Registration and payment for courses listed in this section is available online or by registering and paying for classes at any or our campus sites on Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Courses that do not have a sufficient number of students registered and paid will be cancelled and payment for the class will be refunded. Refunds will be sent directly to student, regardless if registration was paid by a third party.

Special Registration Note

This schedule is updated and revised as new classes are added. Please check the site regularly to find newly posted courses offered. You must click on the word Register to get to the site to fill out the registration form. To pay on-line you must click on the Pay On-line Now. You are officially registered for a class when payment is received. Please note that each course offered has a registration deadline date. Registration and payment should be made by this date.

Contact
ELISA
RODWELL
Director, Occupational Extension
MAIN CAMPUS - Henderson
Room:
7101 B
(252) 738-3276

Class Schedule

CE to CU Prior Learning Credits

Course Title Section Total Hours Course Dates Location REGISTER NOW Class Time Meeting Days Room No. Instructor Fee
Digital Electronics CE to CU (71866) ELN 3025H 2024CE3 96 08/15/2024 - 10/10/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register 9:00am-11:40am Mon, Wed & Online M-F Mon, Wed, & Online G1117 - South Campus & Online P. Deville 187.00+books
Business Management CE to CU (72150) - MLS 3810 2024CE2 48 08/15/2024 - 10/10/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register Online Online Online J. Alston $128.00+book
Computer Basics CE to CU (72296)- CIS 3100 2024CE3 64 08/15/2024 - 10/10/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register 11:00am-11:50am Mon & Online M-F Mon & Online G2219 - South Campus & Online E. Otti $187.00 + bk
Computer Basics CE to CU (72297) - CIS 3100 2024CE3 64 08/15/2024 - 10/10/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register 10:00am-10:50am Tue & Online M-F Tue & Online G2219 - South Campus & Online E. Otti $187.00 + book
Introduction to Pharmacy Technology CE to CU (71831)- PHM 3250C 2024CE3 48 08/15/2024 - 10/10/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register 8:45am-11:15am Tues & Online M-F Tues & Online Main Campus - 6113 E Fleming $132.00+Books
Small Business Management CE to CU (72082) - MLS 3230 2024CE3 48 08/15/2024 - 10/10/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register 8:45am-9:45am Tue, Thurs & Online M-F Tue, Thurs & Online TBA - Main Campus TBA $132.00 + bk
Business Management CE to CU (72090) - MLS 3810 2024CE3 48 08/15/2024 - 10/10/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register M-F Online M-F Online Online J. Alston $128.00 + bk
Legal Issues and Concepts CE to CU (71852) LEX 3100B 2024CE3 32 08/15/2024 - 10/10/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register 6:00pm-7:50pm Tue & Online M-F Tue & Online F1201 - Franklin Campus & Online M. Dabnam 132.00+books
Food Service Sanitation/Safety CE to CU (71798) CUL 3072 2024CE3 34 08/15/2024 - 10/10/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register Online M-F Online M-F Online R. Wilkerson $128.00 + bk
Intro to Early Childhood Education CE-CU (71810) EDU 3119A 2024E3 64 08/15/2024 - 10/10/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register Online M-F Online M-F Online T. Carter 183.00 + bk
Distribution and Logistics Management CE to CU (72155) - LOG 3400 2024CE3 48 08/15/2024 - 10/10/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register Online Online M-F Online D. Farmer $128.00 + bk
Circuit Analysis I CE to CU (71865) ELC 3014K 2024CE3 96 08/15/2024 - 10/10/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register 1:00pm-3:40pm Tue, Thurs & Online M-F Tue, Thurs, & Online G1117 - South Campus & Online P. Deville 187.00+books
Small Business Management CE to CU (72084) MLS 3230 2024CE3 48 08/15/2024 - 10/10/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register 10:00am-11:15am Tue, Thurs & Online M-F Tues, Thurs & Online TBA - Main Campus TBA 132.00+books
Small Business Management CE to CU (72046) MLS-3230 2024CE3 48 08/15/2024 - 10/10/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register 12:00pm-12:50pm Tue, Thurs & Online M-F Tue, Thurs, Online G2102 -South Campus B. Sanders 132.00+books
Small Business Management CE to CU (72080) MLS-3230 2024CE3 48 08/15/2024 - 10/10/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register 11:00am-11:50am Tue, Thurs & Online M-F Tue, Thurs, & Online G2114 - South Campus B. Sanders 132.00+books
Small Business Management CE-CU (72031) MLS-3230 2024CE3 48 08/15/2024 - 10/10/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register 9:00am-9:50am Tue, Thurs & Online M-F Tue, Thurs, & Online F1103 - Franklin Campus R. Grissom 132.00+books
Small Business Management CE to CU (72032) MLS-3230 2024CE3 48 08/15/2024 - 10/10/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register 10:00am-10:50am Tue, Thurs & Online M-F Tue, Thurs, & Online F1103 - Franklin Campus R. Grissom 132.00+books
Computer Basics CE to CU (72295) CIS 3100 2024CE3 64 08/15/2024 - 10/10/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register 10:00am-10:50am Tue, Thurs & Online M-F Tue, Thurs, & Online G2101 - South Campus & Online L. Bailey 187.00 + bk
Computer Basics CE to CU (72298) CIS 3100 2024CE3 64 08/15/2024 - 10/10/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register Online M-F Online M-F Online TBA 183.00 +books
Pharmacy Tech Math/Lab CE to CU (71833)- PHM 3250E 2024CE3 64 08/15/2024 - 10/10/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register 8:45am-12:15pm M,W & Online M-F M,W & Online 6113 Main Campus E Fleming $187.00+Books
Pharmacy Tech Lab I CE to CU (71832) - PHM 3250D 2024CE3 96 08/15/2024 - 10/10/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register Tue 11:30am-12:15pm, Thurs 8:45am-12:30pm, Online M-F Tue, Thurs, & Online Main Campus - 6113 E. Fleming $187.00+books
MOS Excel CE to CU (71915) - CIS 3100D 2024CE3 64 08/15/2024 - 10/10/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register 1:00pm-1:50pm Thurs & Online M-F Thurs & Online G2101 - South Campus J. Harvey $187.00+Book
Business Management CE to CU (72091) MLS 3810 2024CE3 48 10/17/2024 - 12/17/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register 2:00pm-2:50pm Tue, Thurs & Online M-F Tue, Thurs, & Online G2114 - South Campus & Online B. Sanders 132.00+books
Employee Development CE to CU (70808) - MLS 3927 2024CE1 48 10/17/2024 - 12/17/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register 10:00am-10:50am Mon, Wed, Fri & Online M-F Mon, Wed, Fri, & Online South Campus - G2114 R. Grissom $132.00 + bk
Small Business Management CE to CU (72085) MLS 3230 2024CE3 48 10/17/2024 - 12/17/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register 11:45am-1:00pm Tue, Thurs & Online M-F Tue, Thurs, & Online TBA - Main Campus TBA 132.00+books
Business Management CE to CU (72081) MLS 3810 2024CE3 48 10/17/2024 - 12/17/2024 CE to CU Prior Learning Credits Register 9:00am-9:30am Tue, Thurs & Online M-F Tue, Thurs, & Online G2114 - South Campus & Online B. Sanders 132.00+books

Main Campus – Henderson

Course Title Section Total Hours Course Dates Location REGISTER NOW Class Time Meeting Days Room No. Instructor Fee
NC Auto Safety Inspection 72323 DMV 3129A-M02 2024CE2 8 08/13/2024 - 08/14/2024 Main Campus – Henderson Register 6:00pm-10:00pm Tuesday and Wednesday 4101 J Gibbs $74.00
Electrical Inspection Level I - 72698 COD-3104-M01 40 07/12/2024 - 07/20/2024 Main Campus – Henderson Register 8:00am-5:00pm F,S,Su 7105/7109 D. Thomas $129.00
Electrical Inspection Level 2 72799 COD-3110-M02 32 08/09/2024 - 08/17/2024 Main Campus – Henderson Register 8:00-5:00pm F,SA 7109/7115 D. Thomas $129.00
Fire Prevention Level 2 72325 COD 3120 M01 36 08/17/2024 - 08/25/2024 Main Campus – Henderson Register 8:00-6:00pm Sa,Su 7109 R. Klus $125.00
Notary Public 72842 LEX-3874-M01 8 08/19/2024 - 08/20/2024 Main Campus – Henderson Register 4:30 - 8:30 M,T TBA C. Spence $74.00+bk
E-Notary 72843 LEX-3875-M01 4 08/26/2024 - 08/26/2024 Main Campus – Henderson Register 4:30 - 8:30 M 7102 C. Spence $77.00
Law and Administration 72840 COD 3101 M01 16 09/06/2024 - 09/08/2024 Main Campus – Henderson Register F 6-9,Sa 8-6, Su 8-12 F,Sa,Su 7109 B Graham $74.00
Notary Public 72845 LEX-3874-M02 8 09/07/2024 - 09/07/2024 Main Campus – Henderson Register 8:30 - 5:00 S TBA C. Spence $74.00+bk
Electrical Inspection Level 3 72808 COD-3111-M03 2024CE3 32 09/13/2024 - 09/21/2024 Main Campus – Henderson Register 8:00-5:00pm F,SA 7109/7115 D. Thomas $129.00
UAV Pilot Training 72793 UAS 3111A M01 16 09/14/2024 - 09/21/2024 Main Campus – Henderson Register 8:00-5:00pm Saturday TBA Brown $74.60
UAV Pilot Training 72794 UAS 3111A M02 16 10/05/2024 - 10/12/2024 Main Campus – Henderson Register 8:00-5:00pm Saturday TBA Brown $74.60
Notary Public 72847 LEX-3874-M03 8 10/05/2024 - 10/05/2024 Main Campus – Henderson Register 8:30 - 5:00 S TBA C. Spence $74.00+bk
Private Pilot-Aviation Ground School 72796 AER 3103A M01 32 10/05/2024 - 10/26/2024 Main Campus – Henderson Register 8:00am-5:00pm Saturday TBA C. Greco $149.60 (includes book)
Electrical Inspection Level I 72809 COD-3104-M01 2023CE3 40 10/18/2024 - 10/26/2024 Main Campus – Henderson Register 8:00-5:00pm F,SA,SU 7109/7105 D. Thomas $129.00
E-Notary 72849 LEX-3875-M02 4 11/02/2024 - 11/02/2024 Main Campus – Henderson Register 8:30 - 12:30 S 7102 C. Spence $77.00
FAA Part 107 Exam Prep 72797 UAS 3111B M01 24 11/02/2024 - 11/16/2024 Main Campus – Henderson Register 8:00am-500pm Saturday TBA J. Brown $108.67 (includes book)
Notary Public 72850 LEX-3874-M04 8 11/04/2024 - 11/05/2024 Main Campus – Henderson Register 4:30 - 8:30 M,T TBA C. Spence $74.00+bk
Electrical Inspection Level 2 72810 COD-3110-M03 32 11/08/2024 - 11/16/2024 Main Campus – Henderson Register 8:00-5:00pm F,Sa 7109 D Thomas $129.00
Notary Public 72851 LEX-3874-M05 8 12/02/2024 - 12/03/2024 Main Campus – Henderson Register 4:30 - 8:30 M,T TBA C. Spence $74.00+bk

South Campus – Creedmoor

Course Title Section Total Hours Course Dates Location REGISTER NOW Class Time Meeting Days Room No. Instructor Fee
Small Engine Repair 70652 AUT-3200C-S01 2024CE3 96 08/13/2024 - 12/03/2024 South Campus – Creedmoor Register 6:00pm-9:00pm T,TH G1118 M. Wheeler $184.60
Notary Public 72848 LEX-3874-S01 8 10/07/2024 - 10/08/2024 South Campus – Creedmoor Register 5:00 - 9:00 M,T TBA C. Spence $74.00+bk

Warren Campus – Warrenton

Course Title Section Total Hours Course Dates Location REGISTER NOW Class Time Meeting Days Room No. Instructor Fee
Heavy Equipment Operator 72675 - postponed new dates TBD HEO 3100C W02 165 07/16/2024 - 09/19/2024 Warren Campus – Warrenton Register 9:00am-3:00pm TWTH W4117 A. Madrigal $184.60+ 2 books
Notary Public 72906 LEX-3874-W01 8 09/23/2024 - 09/24/2024 Warren Campus – Warrenton Register 4:30 - 8:30 M,T TBA C. Spence $74.00+bk

Franklin Campus – Louisburg

Course Title Section Total Hours Course Dates Location REGISTER NOW Class Time Meeting Days Room No. Instructor Fee
Serv Safe 72629 CUL 3072A F01 2024CE2 16 06/10/2024 - 06/18/2024 Franklin Campus – Louisburg Register 5:30-9:30pm MT F3101 L. Terry $74.00+Book
Intro. to Court Reporting (72839) (1 of 4 classes - Court Transcription 2nd) LEX 3200A F01 17 08/05/2024 - 08/29/2024 Franklin Campus – Louisburg Register 6:30-8:30, 5:30-8:30 Monday, Thursday R. Jester R. Jester $70.00
Notary Public 72844 LEX-3874-F01 8 09/09/2024 - 09/10/2024 Franklin Campus – Louisburg Register 4:30 - 8:30 M,T TBA C. Spence $74.00+bk
Bioworks Processing Technician 72901 BTC 3200 F02 2024CE3 136 10/21/2024 - 12/16/2024 Franklin Campus – Louisburg Register 5pm-8pm & Online Mon - 5pm-8pm - classroom & Online F3101 & F3105 A. Pais $257.60 includes books

Online

Course Title Section Total Hours Course Dates Location REGISTER NOW Class Time Meeting Days Room No. Instructor Fee
Real Estate Pre-Licensing 72613 RLS 3700D-M01-72613 76 09/09/2024 - 11/18/2024 Online Register 5:00pm-9:00pm First Class 9/9/24 in person 5-9pm &; Online - Virtual Mon&;Thur 5-9pm Hybrid/7102/7105 S. Branche $187.00+Book

Masonic Home Culinary Kitchen

Course Title Section Total Hours Course Dates Location REGISTER NOW Class Time Meeting Days Room No. Instructor Fee
Food Truck Development and Design 72813 CUL 4010A 01 72 07/23/2024 - 09/12/2024 Masonic Home Culinary Kitchen Register 5:00pm-8:00pm T, W, Th K. Wilkerson $180.60

CDL Truck Driver Training

Course Title Section Total Hours Course Dates Location REGISTER NOW Class Time Meeting Days Room No. Instructor Fee
CDL-A (Truck Driver Training) 72598 TRA 3607E M01 387 08/19/2024 - 10/18/2024 CDL Truck Driver Training Closed 8:00am-5:00pm M,T,W,TH,Friday (Online-Friday) 7105 K Sharpe, VGCC Instructor $1,200.00