LILLINGTON - The Central Carolina Community College Continuing Education program offers non-degree, short-term training opportunities to assist students in gaining entry into the workforce, or to assist with changing career paths. Classes focus on non-degree, fee-based training programs in a variety of career fields. Courses often lead to state licensure, or a certificate upon completion, and provide continuing education units for those looking to enter the job market quickly. Additionally, there are personal interest courses that help enhance one's life and offer the opportunity to explore new interests.
Open enrollment opportunities currently available include:
Skilled Trades Academy - This program is ideal for those interested in pursuing a career in carpentry, construction, electrical, heavy equipment, HVAC, welding, or other construction and maintenance jobs. Students will learn about basic safety, construction drawings, hand and power tools, material handling, and more. The course will cover site hazards, lifesaving equipment, and health hazards in construction, and how to reference OSHA Construction Standards resources. Students will be introduced to the soft skills needed for employment in skilled trades. Successful students will earn an OSHA-30 certification, as well as a NCCER Core Credential, which is a prerequisite to all other National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Level 1 craft curriculum. This course complements trades-related Continuing Education courses, and is a crosswalk to Building Construction Technology. This program begins Oct. 19 and costs $181.60 per person. Textbook required.
Wastewater Operator II Training - This distance learning course provides a general knowledge of the operation of wastewater treatment systems. In addition to related laws and regulations, students will learn about general mechanical and maintenance requirements, activated sludge, solids disposal, and lab procedures. This course prepares students for the NC Water Pollution Control System Operators Certification Commission Examination. This course begins Oct. 12 and costs $126.60 per person. Textbook required. Prerequisite: Wastewater Operator I.
People can register by calling (910) 814-8823, or online at www.cccc.edu/ce/find-classes.
For more information on CCCC's Continuing Education programs, visit www.cccc.edu/ecd.