Changing Careers

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Whether you are looking for a new career or want to improve your job opportunities through additional training, CPCC can help you achieve your goals.





Career Planning Courses
Interested in IT? Attend an upcoming IT information session to learn what makes CPCC different.

Jobs in Demand
Download featured monthly report, including top employers posting jobs.

Career Hub
Featuring CPCC's online tool Career Coach. Career Coach is designed to help you find a good career by providing the most current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training.

Scholarships may be available for selected continuing education courses. Learn more by calling 704.330.4223.

Career Planning Resources

Will I Need a License or Certification for My Job? - Bureau of Labor Statistics article

Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) - Find what’s typically needed to enter an occupation—including license or certification requirements. OOH profiles also describe what workers in an occupation do, what they earn, what their job outlook is and more.

Occupation Finder - This tool uses drop-down menus to narrow your search by level of education, growth rate, number of new jobs and pay.

5 Tips for Changing Occupations - Bureau of Labor Statistics article

Career Planning - Free tutorials by

Self Assessments - FREE!

Fee-based Assessments (Online; not associated with CPCC)


CPCC Center for Military Families and Veterans
Are you a Veteran or part of the military community? Visit You'll find help on here on advising and career services

Charlotte Works
If you are facing unemployment or under-employment, the staff here  will help determine whether you qualify for funding assistance for training. Also, you will find career ladders for occupations in Charlotte's growing industry sectors.

NCWorks Online
This one-stop online resource is for job seekers and employers in North Carolina. Job seekers can search for jobs, create resumes, and find education and training. Employers can find candidates, post jobs, and search labor market information.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Library Job Help Center
Job-related events and resources, including seminars on networking and basic computer skills.

"Bright Outlook" jobs
O*Net Online shows U.S. occupations expected to grow faster than average (22 percent or more from 2012-2022).

Updated resources, including toolkit to explore occupations, from the U.S. Department of Labor.

CPCC College and Career Readiness - GED, Adult High School and more
Review and prepare in math and reading skills, work to complete your high school diploma and get a great start in preparing to enter college.

Job Connections and the Goodwill Opportunity Campus
The Goodwill Opportunity Campus in Charlotte offers job seekers a central location for coordinated services.

Wait! Do not leave this site without planning your next career steps. Call us at 704.330.4223 and we can tell you about job training programs and courses to fit your needs.

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