LILLINGTON -- Central Carolina Community College Continuing Education 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.
GEER Scholarship funds are available for high-demand workforce training programs leading to a state or industry-recognized credential. Details and application are available at www.cccc.edu/ecd/scholarships.
Open enrollment opportunities currently available include:
Construction Trade Essentials - 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 April 12 and costs $181.60 per person. An $8 OSHA card fee (cash) will be collected by the instructor. A textbook is required.
OSHA 10-hr General Industry - This course provides the basic guidelines and a safety overview of the OSHA 10-hour General Industry module. Students will receive a variety of training on general industry safety and health requirements. Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive an OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Outreach DOL course completion card. An $8 OSHA card fee (cash) will be collected by the instructor. This course begins March 29 and costs $71.60 per person.
OSHA 30-hr. General Industry - Certification is targeted for team leaders with responsibility for personnel safety, safe operations, and OSHA standards compliance. Instruction emphasizes hazard identification, control and prevention, and avoidance. Topics include hazardous materials, confined spaces, lockout/tagout, bloodborne pathogens, machine guarding, fall protection, ergonomics, safety and health programs, industrial hygiene, and more. An $8 OSHA card fee (cash) will be collected by the instructor. This course begins May 3 and costs $126.60 per person.
Quality Fundamentals - This synchronous online course addresses philosophical and general application of quality essentials, and provides a foundation for more in-depth training in the concepts. Students will learn the basics of Total Quality Management (TQM) including deploying quality techniques and strategies in the manufacturing environment to help improve processes. This course begins April 11 and costs $71.60 per person.
Wastewater Operator I Training - This synchronous online course provides a general knowledge of the operation of wastewater treatment systems. In addition to related laws and regulations, students will learn about the equipment used in plants, and lab and sampling procedures. This course prepares students for the NC Water Pollution Control System Operators Certification Commission Examination. Textbooks required; call for details. This course begins April 12 and costs $126.60 per person.
Wastewater Operator II Training - This synchronous online 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 April 20 and costs $126.60 per person. A textbook is required. Prerequisite: Wastewater Operator I
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.