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
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
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).