Vocational – Continuing Education

Questions? Contact Rick McCormac at mccormacr@carteret.edu or (252) 222-6203 for more information on any of these classes.

Available Courses

Electrical I – Intro

This introductory program prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills needed for employment in the residential electrical trade.  The curriculum offers a basic framework of electrical theory and provides the hands-on skills needed to install, service and maintain electrical equipment in residential settings.

Course Fee: $180
Insurance Fee: $0.55
Book Fee: TBA

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Electrical Contractor Continuing Education (8 hr.)

Course meets the N.C. State Board of Electrical Examiners eight hour continuing education requirement for electrical contractors.

Course Fee: $70
Book Fee: Current National Electric Code
Start Date:
12-04-2020 | Friday | 8 am-5 pm | 1 session | Wayne West Bldg., Rm. 115

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Facilities Maintenance

Prepares students for employment in the facilities maintenance field. Topics include: safety, hand and power tools, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and heating, ventilation and air conditioning maintenance, as well as ceramic tile installation/maintenance.

Course Fee: $180
Insurance Fee: $0.55
Book Fee: None

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How to Prune Landscape Ornamentals

Course Fee: $70
Insurance Fee: $0.55
Book Fee: None

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Integrated Pest Management for the Home Lawn and Garden

Course Fee: $70
Insurance Fee: $0.55
Book Fee: None
Start Date
10-12-2020
| Monday | 5:30 – 8 pm | 3 sessions | Howard Bldg., Rm. 120

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Landscape Technician

This course serves as an introduction to entry-level landscaping with an emphasis on using materials native to Carteret County and eastern North Carolina. Students will learn how to create and maintain landscapes and hardscapes, learn about turfgrass, native grasses, shrubs and trees. Weed, pest and disease identification will be covered along with pest-control strategies. Safe operation of hand tools, power tools and other equipment will be taught along with training in sales, pricing and other aspects of the business to include customer communication and employment skills.

Course Fee: $180
Insurance Fee: $0.55
Book Fee: None

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Plant Propagation for Beginners

Course Fee: $70
Insurance Fee: $0.55
Book Fee: None
Start Date
10-07-2020
| Wednesday | 5:30 – 8 pm | 3 sessions | Howard Bldg., Rm. 120

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Residential Landscape Design for the Beginner

Course Fee: $70
Insurance Fee: $0.55
Book Fee: None
Start Date
10-29-2020
| Thursday | 6 – 8:30 pm | 4 sessions | Howard Bldg., Rm. 120

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Small Scale Microgreen Production

Course Fee: $70
Insurance Fee: $0.55
Book Fee: None
Start Date
11-02-2020
| Monday | 5:30 – 7:30 pm | 3 sessions | Howard Bldg., Rm. 120

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Warm Season Turfgrass Management

Course Fee: $70
Insurance Fee: $0.55
Book Fee: None

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Powerline Technician I

Powerline Technician I is the first part of a two part series. This 16-week program prepares individuals with the necessary skills for employment in various electrical utility industries. Course topics will focus on the fundamentals of line construction to include overhead and underground line work, vehicle set-up and operation, transformer wiring and configuration, meter applications, and safe work practices. Student safety and teamwork will be emphasized throughout the course, along with rules and regulations applicable to the industry. Pre-requisites: 18 years of age, weight restrictions are limited to 275 lbs., DOT physical and drug test, DMV driving history, Valid NC Driver License (Must be provided at time at registration). Module I – 280 hours. $180 (Ins. $1.00). Module 2 – 276 hours. $180 (Ins. $1.00). Must complete a separate registration for each module. To fulfill program requirements, students must complete both Powerline Technician I and II Modules. Contact Rick McCormac at mccormacr@carteret.edu or (252) 222-6203 for more information.

Course Fee: $180
Insurance Fee: $1
Book Fee: TBA

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Plumbing Fundamentals

This course provides basic instruction in plumbing fundamentals, safety, and skills as applied to the home building trade.

Course Fee: $180
Insurance Fee: $0.55
Book Fee: None

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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I/II

This course follows prescribed training to meet certification requirements of the N.C. Water Pollution Control System Operators Certification Commission.

Course Fee: $180
Book Fee: None

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