Training for in-demand jobs

last modified Jan 06, 2014 09:19 AM

CPCC is committed to helping dislocated workers, at all levels, re-enter the workforce with new skills and contribute to the economic health of Mecklenburg County and beyond. Learn more about ongoing opportunities below.


Thanks to the new Regional Effort to Advance Charlotte Information Technology or REACH IT initiative, awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor, CPCC is offering unemployed or underemployed mid-level professionals the opportunity to receive a training scholarship in one of two career fields: business information technology or health information technology. Visit the REACH IT Web page to learn more.

Brighter Futures

Together with the League for Innovation and the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project, CPCC offers STEM Career Connection training tracks designed to equip students with employment skills that lead to a mid-level career and a national certification in the high-demand industry of IT. To learn more, visit the Brighter Futures 2.0 Web page.

NC Back to Work

The new NC Back-to-work program is currently helping CPCC provide short-term, job training and retraining, employability skills and industry-recognized credentials that lead to an entry-level career in the skilled trades such as flexography, welding and concrete finishing. Students who meet all of the eligibility requirements will receive free tuition, books, and supplies and job placement assistance. To learn more, visit the NC Back to Work Web page.