For the college’s coronavirus updates, please visit cpcc.edu/coronavirus.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced earlier today (Oct. 21) Phase Three of statewide coronavirus restrictions will remain in effect until at least Nov. 13.
In Phase 3, which began Oct. 2, bars, entertainment venues, movie theaters and large outdoor venues were allowed to reopen with capacity restrictions. Capacity limits remained in place for restaurants, and mass gatherings were limited as well – 25 for indoors and 50 for outdoors.
As a friendly reminder, open registration for spring classes begins Nov. 9. Also, registration for Corporate and Continuing Education courses is ongoing.
Learn more and stay up to date at cpcc.edu/coronavirus.
NCWorks NextGen (Work and Learn)
Your free gateway to education, job training, and employment from College and Career Readiness. Earn $1,500 while you work and learn.
What You Will Learn
NCWorks NextGen can truly change your life. NextGen is a comprehensive education, training, and employment program for young adults ages 16–24 with one or more barriers to employment. The program can help you plan, prepare, and launch a career in a high-demand field. Take a look at what you can receive at no cost to you:
- career planning
- GED or HiSET or adult high school classes (if needed)
- occupational training
- resume and interviewing help
- soft skills certification
- paid internships
- financial incentives
- mentoring and leadership development
- personal career advisor
- job placement assistance
Finish the program with:
- Working Smart certification in soft skills
- job readiness skills to help you seek and find employment
- a high school credential
- an occupational certificate in a high demand field
- paid work experience related to your program of study
- financial incentives (gift cards, tablets, etc.) for reaching success
- employment (or in the process of obtaining employment)
- a renewed sense of hope, determination, and a plan for your future
Our knowledgeable and caring advisors will help you every step of the way.
Who Can Enroll
To be eligible for NextGen, you must be:
- 16–24 years old
- a resident of Mecklenburg County
- out of school (students enrolled in classes to finish high school can be eligible)
- a citizen, permanent resident, or have a right to work in the United States
- Selective Service Compliant (for males 18 years old and older)
In addition, you must meet one of the following:
- school dropout
- ex-offender (an individual who is subject to the juvenile or adult justice system)
- homeless, a runaway, in foster care, or aged out of the foster care system
- an individual who is pregnant or parenting
- an individual with a disability
- low income individual who is basic skills deficient (below 9.0 on TABE) or an English language learner