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HRD Classes

Please contact the Continuing Education Department at 828-726-2242 to find out more information.

  1.  Computer Related    
  2.  Employment Related  

Computer Resource Classes

Computer Literacy Lab (HRD 7029)

This lab is open to students who would like time to work on enhancing their basic computer skills, keyboarding skills or time to brush on their skills through the KeyTrain program. An instructor is available to answer questions while students work at their own pace to increase their skills.

Computers in the World of Work (HRD 7001)

This class is for those who have little or no experience using the computer. This class emphasizes the role of information technology in the world of work and enhances employability by teaching basic computer literacy skills.

Keyboarding (HRD 7006)

Use the computer to learn the basic skills of touch-typing.

Using Word in the Job Search (Beginning Word) (HRD 7004)

Learn the basics of the most widely used word processing software program offered by Microsoft. This class emphasizes the use of Microsoft Word to create a resume and cover letter.

Using Excel in the Job Search (Beginning Excel) (HRD 7016)

Learn the basics of the most widely used spreadsheet software program offered by Microsoft. This class emphasizes the use of Microsoft Excel to create a personal budget.

Employment Resource Classes

Employment Connections (HRD 7021)

This class is designed for dislocated workers, the unemployed and those who want to get a new job or start a new career. It will cover topics including, job search, applications, building workplace relationships, and communicating effectively.

Career Exploration (HRD 7200)

Explore career and college options related to personal interest, values, and abilities.

Employability Lab (HRD 3002)

This is a self-paced course where you may work through modules that cover topics such as resume writing, job searching, applications and interview techniques.

Economic Literacy (HRD 3008)

This class is designed to cover cost cutting tips for anyone’s budget, including household and family expenses.

Presenting Yourself to an Employer (Beginning PowerPoint) (HRD 7019)

Learn the basics of the most popular presentation software offered by Microsoft. This class emphasizes the use of Microsoft PowerPoint to create a presentation that is appropriate for interviews.