Corporate and Community Classes
Paragould Corporate & Community Education Department proudly serves as the sole provider of education for the Greene County Industrial Training Council. BRTC provides premier customer service to ensure Northeast Arkansas’ economic climate grows and remains strong, providing area workforce candidates opportunities and resources needed to advance. BRTC Paragould is committed to achieving exceptional levels of customer service.
Pharmacy Technician ONLINE
This 14-week online Pharmacy Technician course will prepare students to enter the field of Pharmacy and to pursue national certification. The need for Pharmacy Technicians continue to grow with demand expected to increase substantially through 2020. Approximately 420,000 technicians were employed in 2018. Employment of Pharmacy Technicians has 7% growth projections each year through 2028. Students will learn Pharmacy Calculations, medical terminology, skills necessary to read and interpret prescriptions, review of the top 100 drugs and the skill necessary to identify drugs by brand and generic names. Class begins October 12, 2020 – January 25, 2021. Cost $650 Register Now!
Structural Steel & Pipe Welding
The program starts with fundamentals and ends with advanced concepts. Thus, the program can serve both beginners and individuals with welding experience who want to improve skills and pay-grade. Each day will be composed of a hour classroom lecture and 5 hours of hands-on training in the lab. The classroom is a state-of-the-art facility. The equipment used is green conscious and environmentally friendly. A specialized filtering system with extraction arms insures the release of hazardous fumes and vapors are a minimal risk to the student and the environment. Class begins January 11 – May 14. Classes meet Monday – Friday from 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm. Register Now!
Industrial Maintenance Technician
This program is designed to strengthen the knowledge of current or future maintenance technicians. Students attending this 9 Month Program will gain skills in math, print reading, industrial hydraulics, mechanical maintenance, electrical safety, preventative maintenance, electrical schematics, AC circuits and transformers, DC circuits & fundamentals, motor controls, power supplies, programmable logic controllers, maintenance welding, and more. This training will be delivered by field-experienced instructors 2 days a week for 9 Months. Our instructors will use the Industry recognized Training Material and administer tests to ensure subject matter is being understood and retained. Class begins January 2021. Meeting Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Details Coming Soon!
Microsoft Beginning Excel 2019
This 12-hour class September 29 through October 8 will meet on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 pm – 8: 30 pm and will introduce students to the fundamental concepts of Excel using Microsoft Excel 2019. Learn how to create spreadsheets, organize, edit, sort and format data, use basic formulas, charts and object. Register Now!
60 Hour Pre-License
Begin a new career in Real Estate. Register for this 6-day intensive course required by Arkansas Real Estate Commission to become a licensed Real Estate Agent. Our experienced instructors will guide you through the Arkansas law and Regulations and cover the basics of the real estate industry. You can expect to learn the aspects of consumer representation, legal instruments, environmental issues, property management and more. Classes begin October 8 to October 24 meeting Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm with week in between classes. Cost $500. Register Now!
Microsoft Intermediate Excel 2019
This 12-hour class beginning October 20 through October 29 will meet on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm and is the second class in the three class series of Microsoft Excel. Students will learn to streamline and enhance spreadsheets using embedded charts, sorting and filtering data, adding customized layouts, themes and using graphics and templates. Register Now!
Microsoft Advanced Excel 2019
This 12-hour course beginning on November 10 through November 19 will meet on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm will introduce students to advanced tasks. Students will learn the use of macro, how to debug a macro, how to create and manage Pivot Charts. If this class interests you, Register Now!
18 Hour Salesperson Post License
This 18 hour course will focus on three main topics. Those topics include Closing Methods and Practice, Agency and Disclosure, and Real Estate Contracts & Forms. Closing Methods will focus on the proper steps in closing learning the various types of forms to use. Agency and Disclosure is designed to help you understand how agency relationships are established and the duties defined for clients and customers. An in-depth discussion of disclosures will also be covered. In Real Estate Contract and Forms will cover what constitutes a legal and binding contract and how to address those elements which are most prone to legal problems. Class is November 18 and November 19. 8:00 am – 5:30 pm. Cost $200. Register Now!