Career Development (formerly HRD)

The Career Development (formerly HRD) Program at CPCC offers Career Readiness Certificate preparation classes (Employability Skills Lab) on Central Campus and at Charlotte Works. Students will have access to KeyTrain software to help prepare for the exam.

Class participants may also be eligible for scholarships to cover the cost of WorkKeys assessments for the CRC. You can read more about the CRC here:


Spring 2016 classes are open enrollment and available from January 12th – May 10th at NCWorks Career Centers and CPCC Central Campus. Select and visit the site that is convenient for you. Labs are open enrollment with no pre-registration required.

DRH 8201-02 at West Morehead Career Center (1401 W. Morehead St.):
Mondays from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm & Thursdays from 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
HRD 8201-11 at Executive Drive Career Center (5601 Executive Center Dr.)
Mondays from 8:00 am - noon & Tuesdays from 8:00 am-1:30 pm
HRD 8201-52 at CPCC Central Campus: Education Center, Room 108 (1412 E. 4th St)
Fridays 9:00 am to 2:30 pm

Enrollment is tuition-free if the participant qualifies for at least one of the following items:
 I am currently unemployed
 I have received notification of a pending layoff
 I am working and eligible for the Federal Earned Income Tax Credit
 I am working and earn wages at or below two hundred percent (200%) of the federal poverty guidelines.

(EITC and 200% poverty guidelines can be found here:


Participants will complete an in class registration form and tuition waiver on the first day of class. If you have additional questions contact Sheena Ashley, HRD Director, at or 704-330-2722 x3885


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