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BUS7116

Course
BUS7116
Course Title
Notary Public

Description

This required course is a thorough introduction to the statutes that regulate the acts of NC notaries.  The purpose is to enable the applicant to become a qualified candidate for the Notary Public commission.  Successful candidates must achieve a minimum 80% exam score.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the student will submit the application, given in class, to the Secretary of State. When commissioned, the student will be a Public Officer for the state of North Carolina; able to perform the duties of a Notary in this state.

Content

1.  Introduction: History of the office of Notary Public

  • Appointment
  • Application Process
  • Tenure of office and change of status forms

2.  Introduction: General Powers

  • Three powers explained
  • Territorial limitations

3.  Introduction: Attestation

  • Four requirements explained
  • Equipment (stamps and seal)

4.  Introduction: Certification

  • Two forms explained
  • Subscribing witness
  • Proper identification

5. Introduction: Oaths and Affidavits

  • Oath vs. Affirmation
  • Affidavits must be signed in Notary's presence

6.  Scenarios

  • Motor vehicle transfer
  • One party acknowledgement
  • Log book

7.  Role Play

  • Discussion
  • Organization
  • Notarizing forms
  • Logging information
  • Questions & Answer

 

Prerequisites

None

Method of Instruction

Lecture

Evaluation

Exam: yes; Minimum 80% to pass