Industry Services

The Dr. Paul Howard and Dr. Barbara James Industry Training Center at Central Carolina Community College is the perfect venue to meet the training needs for business and industry. It provides flexible, customized industry skills training in a hands-on, short-course format. The Innovation Center is a world class training center for industrial innovation. Facilities include a simulated work environment, a fully-outfitted welding lab, an instrumentation lab, as well as additional classroom space. Central Carolina Community College's Industry Services office works with industries in Chatham, Harnett, and Lee counties to maximize success through quality workforce training.

All training opportunities can be customized to fit your business needs.

Training options for industries include but are not limited to:

Work Environment

  • Manufacturing Culture
  • Work Ethics
  • Workplace Violence (prevention)


  • ISO 9001
  • TS169/49 (automotive quality)
  • Quality Overview
  • Problem Solving
  • Writing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Standard Work
  • Internal Auditing


  • Computer Literacy
  • Technical Presentation Skills
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Beginning-Advanced Math & Measurement
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Autonomous Maintenance/TPM (Total Predictive Maintenance)
  • Forklift Safety
  • Forklift Operation (certification)
  • Electrician License Preparation (industrial)


  • OSHA Topics: 10hr, 30hr, HAZMAT, HAZWOPER
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Lockout/Tagout (affected/authorized)
  • Arc Flash (NFPA 70E)
  • Slips/Trips/Falls
  • Ergonomics
  • Safety System Development/Implementation
  • Safety Inspector Training
  • Bloodborne Pathogens

Leadership, Team Skills, Human Resources

  • Frontline Leadership
  • Team Skills/Team Transformation
  • Customer Service
  • Prohibited Harassment
  • Workplace Laws
  • Diversity
  • Recruiting/Interviewing/Hiring Practices
  • Employee Assessment
  • Train-the-Trainer for OJT

Explore the directory of courses.

The Innovation Center has provided training resources, normally reserved for larger companies, that has helped to enrich our workforce. They've provided a much needed re-emphasis on manufacturing in Lee, Chatham, and Harnett counties."

Kim Sutton

President Red Wolf Co., LLC