Continuing Education Online Registration


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Continuing Education Refund Policy

  • If a student officially withdraws prior to the first class meeting, the student will receive a 100% refund;
  • If a class is canceled due to insufficient enrollment, a student will receive a 100% refund;
  • A 75% refund will be issued (Self-Supporting classes with prefixes CSP and SEF are excluded) if the student officially withdraws prior to or on the 10% point of the scheduled hours of the class.
  • No refund will be made after the 10% point of the class.
  • The insurance, technology, and supply/lab fees are refundable only if a class is canceled or the student drops before the class begins.
  • Refunds are processed on the 1st and 15th of each month.

 

All students For assistance, please contact the Continuing Education Registration Office.
sherryrlunsford@abtech.edu

Course Register Dates Price
This course is intended to meet the NC Department of State Treasurer standards for the core duties of finance operations in local government units. Topics include overview of local government finance and accounting, GS 159, the role of finance officer, pre-audit and budget processes.Course follows th NC Dept. of State Treasuerer approved curriculum. Class has 24 hours seated class time and 24 hours online.
Instructor: Faust
Meeting times and locations:

02/04/21 - 04/01/21
Thur 6p - 9p
Zoom, ZOOM
Virtual Learning Classroom
340 Victoria Rd, Asheville NC 28801

02/04/21 - 04/01/21
Online
Virtual Learning Classroom
340 Victoria Rd, Asheville NC 28801

In Accounting Fundamentals II, you’ll explore such topics as special journals, uncollectible accounts receivable, plant assets, depreciation, notes and interest, accrued revenue and expenses, dividends, retained earnings, and various financial reports for corporations.
A-B Tech distance learning courses are offered online via Ed2go.
Use this cloud-based accounting program to record income and expenses; enter checks and credit card payments; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; and much more.
A-B Tech distance learning courses are offered online via Ed2go.
Learning QuickBooks is a great way for small business owners to gain control over the financial aspects of their business. This course will introduce you to QuickBooks 2019 and teach you the ins and outs of this widely-used accounting software.
A-B Tech distance learning courses are offered online via Ed2go.
If you already know the basics of QuickBooks, this course will teach you the accounting software’s more advanced and often underutilized features. You will learn how to gain control, productivity, and value when you use QuickBooks 2019.
A-B Tech distance learning courses are offered online via Ed2go.
This course will help you understand business environments, financial statements, and strategy so you can make more profitable business and personal financial decisions.
A-B Tech distance learning courses are offered online via Ed2go.
Emissions testing (testing pollution released into our environment) is a requirement for all vehicles ’96 and newer. This course ensures that licensed mechanics understand OBD technology pertaining to emissions testing.
Instructor: Holloway
Meeting times and locations:

02/03/21 - 02/04/21
Wed 6p - 10p
Enka, Room 112
A-B Tech Enka
PO Box 1739, 1459 Sand Hill Rd, Asheville NC 28806

02/03/21 - 02/04/21
Thur 6p - 10p
Enka, Room 112
A-B Tech Enka
PO Box 1739, 1459 Sand Hill Rd, Asheville NC 28806

Emissions testing (testing pollution released into our environment) is a requirement for all vehicles ’96 and newer. This course ensures that licensed mechanics understand OBD technology pertaining to emissions testing.
Instructor: Holloway
Meeting times and locations:

03/03/21 - 03/04/21
Wed 6p - 10p
Enka, Room 112
A-B Tech Enka
PO Box 1739, 1459 Sand Hill Rd, Asheville NC 28806

03/03/21 - 03/04/21
Thur 6p - 10p
Enka, Room 112
A-B Tech Enka
PO Box 1739, 1459 Sand Hill Rd, Asheville NC 28806

Emissions testing (testing pollution released into our environment) is a requirement for all vehicles ’96 and newer. This course ensures that licensed mechanics understand OBD technology pertaining to emissions testing.
Instructor: Holloway
Meeting times and locations:

04/07/21 - 04/08/21
Wed 6p - 10p
Enka, Room 112
A-B Tech Enka
PO Box 1739, 1459 Sand Hill Rd, Asheville NC 28806

04/07/21 - 04/08/21
Thur 6p - 10p
Enka, Room 112
A-B Tech Enka
PO Box 1739, 1459 Sand Hill Rd, Asheville NC 28806

This course covers the requirements to become a Certified On-Board Diagnostics (OBD ) Emissions Inspector. This course ensures that licensed mechanics understand OBD technology pertaining to emissions testing and includes a written and hands-on test.
Instructor: Holloway
Meeting times and locations:

02/10/21 - 02/11/21
Wed 6p - 10p
Enka, Room 112
A-B Tech Enka
PO Box 1739, 1459 Sand Hill Rd, Asheville NC 28806

02/10/21 - 02/11/21
Thur 6p - 10p
Enka, Room 112
A-B Tech Enka
PO Box 1739, 1459 Sand Hill Rd, Asheville NC 28806

This course covers the requirements to become a Certified On-Board Diagnostics (OBD ) Emissions Inspector. This course ensures that licensed mechanics understand OBD technology pertaining to emissions testing and includes a written and hands-on test.
Instructor: Holloway
Meeting times and locations:

03/10/21 - 03/11/21
Wed 6p - 10p
Enka, Room 112
A-B Tech Enka
PO Box 1739, 1459 Sand Hill Rd, Asheville NC 28806

03/10/21 - 03/11/21
Thur 6p - 10p
Enka, Room 112
A-B Tech Enka
PO Box 1739, 1459 Sand Hill Rd, Asheville NC 28806

This course covers the requirements to become a Certified On-Board Diagnostics (OBD ) Emissions Inspector. This course ensures that licensed mechanics understand OBD technology pertaining to emissions testing and includes a written and hands-on test.
Instructor: Holloway
Meeting times and locations:

04/14/21 - 04/15/21
Wed 6p - 10p
Enka, Room 112
A-B Tech Enka
PO Box 1739, 1459 Sand Hill Rd, Asheville NC 28806

04/14/21 - 04/15/21
Thur 6p - 10p
Enka, Room 112
A-B Tech Enka
PO Box 1739, 1459 Sand Hill Rd, Asheville NC 28806

This course covers the operation of a public inspection station and station facilities, inspection rules and procedures for vehicle safety equipment. Safety inspectors are responsible for knowing all the information in the NC Safety Inspection Manual.
Instructor: Patterson
Meeting times and locations:

02/01/21 - 02/02/21
Mon 6p - 10p
Enka, Room 112
A-B Tech Enka
PO Box 1739, 1459 Sand Hill Rd, Asheville NC 28806

02/01/21 - 02/02/21
Tue 6p - 10p
High School - Enka, Room 001
A-B Tech Enka
PO Box 1739, 1459 Sand Hill Rd, Asheville NC 28806

This course covers the operation of a public inspection station and station facilities, inspection rules and procedures for vehicle safety equipment. Safety inspectors are responsible for knowing all the information in the NC Safety Inspection Manual.
Instructor: Patterson
Meeting times and locations:

03/01/21 - 03/02/21
Mon 6p - 10p
Enka, Room 112
A-B Tech Enka
PO Box 1739, 1459 Sand Hill Rd, Asheville NC 28806

03/01/21 - 03/02/21
Tue 6p - 10p
High School - Enka, Room 001
A-B Tech Enka
PO Box 1739, 1459 Sand Hill Rd, Asheville NC 28806

This course covers the operation of a public inspection station and station facilities, inspection rules and procedures for vehicle safety equipment. Safety inspectors are responsible for knowing all the information in the NC Safety Inspection Manual.
Instructor: Patterson
Meeting times and locations:

04/05/21 - 04/06/21
Mon 6p - 10p
Enka, Room 112
A-B Tech Enka
PO Box 1739, 1459 Sand Hill Rd, Asheville NC 28806

04/05/21 - 04/06/21
Tue 6p - 10p
High School - Enka, Room 001
A-B Tech Enka
PO Box 1739, 1459 Sand Hill Rd, Asheville NC 28806

Learn fine woodworking skills through the use and care of hand tools and use of machinery. New students can work on a stool and more advanced students can work on a small cabinet with a drawer. Areas of expertise include planning and marking out a project, mortise and tenon joint, dovetail joint, use of hand planes and scrapers. There is no scope for large student led projects. Mark Applegate has over 30 years of experience in woodworking. Mark completed a Carpentry and Joinery apprenticeship, received a City & Guilds qualification in Furniture Making, and a Master’s Degree in Forest Products, Design, and Manufacture. He has several publications, including articles and books in Furniture and Cabinet Magazine and associated compilations. Students will be required to purchase all project supplies.
Instructor: Applegate
Meeting times and locations:

01/25/21 - 03/30/21
Mon, Wed 6p - 9p
Dogwood, Room 180
A-B Tech Main Campus
340 Victoria Rd, Asheville NC 28801

04/01/21 - 04/28/21
Mon, Wed 6p - 9p
Dogwood, Room 180
A-B Tech Main Campus
340 Victoria Rd, Asheville NC 28801

Adobe InDesign allows students to integrate their designs with other products quickly and effectively. Learn how to create flyers, business cards, letterheads, ads, brochures, and newsletters. Create your own marketing materials for a small business or organization, or make your student and business papers to be perceived as more professional. This class is a fast and efficient path to mastering basic design tasks with InDesign. The class is suitable for Macintosh or Windows users, and Mac users are encouraged to bring laptops if preferred. Students will need basic computer skills. Students are encouraged to bring their own USB thumb drive to store their data and projects.
Meeting time and location:

03/16/21 - 03/25/21
Tue, Thur 5:30p - 8:30p
Ferguson Allied Health, Room 438
A-B Tech Main Campus
340 Victoria Rd, Asheville NC 28801

This course is designed to provide training in topics related to legal knowledge or applications, including ethical decision-making. Course topics may include but are not limited to ABC law & procedures, arrest, search and seizure, Police Law Institute topics, constitutional law, criminal law, juvenile law, ethics, motor vehicle law, civil liability, legal update, nuisance abatement, and gambling and video game machine legal issues.
Instructor: Sweezy
Meeting times and locations:

Thur 02/04/21 8:30a - 12p
Education Bldg, Room 234
A-B Tech Woodfin
20 Canoe Lane, Asheville NC 28804

Thur 02/04/21 1p - 5:30p
Education Bldg, Room 234
A-B Tech Woodfin
20 Canoe Lane, Asheville NC 28804

This course is designed to provide training in topics related to legal knowledge or applications, including ethical decision-making. Course topics may include but are not limited to ABC law & procedures, arrest, search and seizure, Police Law Institute topics, constitutional law, criminal law, juvenile law, ethics, motor vehicle law, civil liability, legal update, nuisance abatement, and gambling and video game machine legal issues.
Instructor: Sweezy
Meeting times and locations:

Mon 04/12/21 8:30a - 12p
Education Bldg, Room 239
A-B Tech Woodfin
20 Canoe Lane, Asheville NC 28804

Mon 04/12/21 1p - 5:30p
Education Bldg, Room 239
A-B Tech Woodfin
20 Canoe Lane, Asheville NC 28804

This course is based on the NC International Building Code. It is designed for the education and training of the code enforcement official. Students will need to bring a calculator and the following textbooks: 2018 NC Building Code, and the 2018 Administrative Code and Policies.
Instructor: Foster
Meeting times and locations:

01/28/21 - 01/30/21
Thur, Fri, Sat 8a - 12p
Ferguson Allied Health, Room 437
A-B Tech Main Campus
340 Victoria Rd, Asheville NC 28801

01/28/21 - 01/30/21
Thur, Fri, Sat 1p - 5p
Ferguson Allied Health, Room 437
A-B Tech Main Campus
340 Victoria Rd, Asheville NC 28801

02/05/21 - 02/06/21
Fri, Sat 8a - 12p
Ferguson Allied Health, Room 437
A-B Tech Main Campus
340 Victoria Rd, Asheville NC 28801

02/05/21 - 02/06/21
Fri, Sat 1p - 5p
Ferguson Allied Health, Room 437
A-B Tech Main Campus
340 Victoria Rd, Asheville NC 28801

This course will prepare the student for the State of NC Electrical Inspection Level III exam given four times a year. Students should bring their National Electrical Code books and a calculator.
Instructor: Tine
Meeting times and locations:

03/05/21 - 03/06/21
Fri, Sat 8a - 12p
Ferguson Allied Health, Room 446
A-B Tech Main Campus
340 Victoria Rd, Asheville NC 28801

03/05/21 - 03/06/21
Fri, Sat 1p - 5p
Ferguson Allied Health, Room 446
A-B Tech Main Campus
340 Victoria Rd, Asheville NC 28801

03/12/21 - 03/13/21
Fri, Sat 8a - 12p
Ferguson Allied Health, Room 446
A-B Tech Main Campus
340 Victoria Rd, Asheville NC 28801

03/12/21 - 03/13/21
Fri, Sat 1p - 5p
Ferguson Allied Health, Room 446
A-B Tech Main Campus
340 Victoria Rd, Asheville NC 28801

This course is designed to develop knowledge and skills for basic fire prevention code enforcement. This course follows the guidelines set by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board. Lecture, demonstration, and skills evaluation are the principal methods of instruction. Specific training areas include: rules of building code enforcement, fire code as it relates to other building codes, use of the fire prevention code, and technical provisions.
Instructor: Garrison
Meeting times and locations:

03/01/21 - 03/05/21
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri 8:30a - 12p
Ferguson Allied Health, Room 326
A-B Tech Main Campus
340 Victoria Rd, Asheville NC 28801

03/01/21 - 03/05/21
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri 1p - 5:30p
Ferguson Allied Health, Room 326
A-B Tech Main Campus
340 Victoria Rd, Asheville NC 28801

This class is for students to gain a working knowledge of the code as it applies to residential and small commercial inspection and how to readily apply the code to day-to-day problems. The class will also help to prepare students for the qualifying examination for a Standard Certificate at Level I. Required texts include:2018 NC Fuel Gas, 2018 NC Mechanical Code, <I> 2018 NC Energy Conservation Code ,and the Administrative Code and Policies.
Instructor: Arthur
Meeting times and locations:

02/09/21 - 02/12/21
Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri 8a - 12p
Ferguson Allied Health, Room 437
A-B Tech Main Campus
340 Victoria Rd, Asheville NC 28801

02/09/21 - 02/12/21
Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri 1p - 5p
Ferguson Allied Health, Room 437
A-B Tech Main Campus
340 Victoria Rd, Asheville NC 28801

If you have an art or a craft and you dream about starting your own home-based or small business, this is the course for you! You’ll learn how to start your own arts and crafts business from a professional artist. You’ll discover how to find your niche within your chosen craft and how to create your own unique business identity. You’ll also see what makes marketing in the arts and crafts business different from marketing in most other enterprises, and you’ll find a sales approach that meshes with your personality and preserves your creative integrity. You’ll get insider secrets too, learning how to find and get into the best craft shows, as well as design booths that really draw customers in. You’ll also discover how to price your work effectively so you can set yourself up for success whether you’re selling through craft shows, in galleries, online, or even in your own retail store.
A-B Tech distance learning courses are offered online via Ed2go.