Registration open for CPCC’s fast-track, professional and career enhancement programs

last modified Dec 15, 2009 08:44 AM

Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) continues to hold open registration for its JobsNOW, fast-track, professional and career enhancement programs through January 9, 2010. Dislocated workers or others looking for new career opportunities are encouraged to enroll in these classes which help individuals complete job training in six months or less.

CPCC offers more than 15 JobsNOW programs that focus on a variety of in-demand fields such as education, healthcare and sustainable technologies. The programs are open to any individual paying tuition. Persons who qualify for Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funding as a dislocated worker or meet the WIA Adult Services Program requirements may take these classes free-of-charge. To see if you qualify or to view a complete list of updated classes, please visit www.cpcc.edu/changingcareers.

Enrolling at CPCC has never been easier; residents may register online or in-person at any one of the College’s six convenient campus locations. For campus maps, please visit http://www.cpcc.edu/campuses.

Registration is also currently in progress for the College’s curriculum and Corporate and Continuing Education (CCE) programs. Individuals interested in enrolling in for-credit classes may go to schedule.cpcc.edu to register. Persons seeking personal enrichment classes or workforce training programs may visit www.cpcc.edu/cce to register for non-credit courses.

Central Piedmont Community College is the largest community college in North Carolina, offering close to 300 academic degree, customized corporate training, market-focused continuing education, and special interest classes. CPCC is academically, financially and geographically accessible to all citizens of Mecklenburg County. In 2002, the National Alliance of Business named CPCC the Community College of the Year for its response to the workforce and technology needs of local employers and job seekers through innovative educational and training strategies.

Funding for the JobsNOW 12-in-6 program is supported by the Federal American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA), the N.C. Department of Commerce, the Division of Workforce Development and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Workforce Development Board (WDB).

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This release prepared by Mallory Benz, 704.330.6613. An archive of CPCC news releases is at http://www.cpcc.edu/college-news.