NEW BERN – Craven Community College (Craven CC) is meeting the increasing demand for workforce development (WFD) classes this summer with several class offerings that range widely in topics and ability levels to account for varying student interests and goals.
Several trades programs will begin this summer, including Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, Construction/Carpentry, Masonry and Welding. Other classes and programs include Phlebotomy, Pharmacy Tech, Nurse Aide, Veterinarian Assistant, Small Engine Repair, Motorcycle Safety Training, CDL, Notary Public and Aviation Sheet Metal.
The Volt Center is also continuing to run several weekly Manufacturing Career Pathway training programs in partnership with local manufacturers BSH Home Appliances, Moen and Dradura. Students who complete these programs will have the chance to interview with the program’s respective manufacturing partner.
According to the North Carolina Community College System, Craven CC’s WFD enrollment is expected to increase about 5% this year compared to 2019-2020, making Craven CC one of 11 out of the 52 community colleges in the state with a projected increase.
Several scholarship opportunities are available for qualifying students. For questions or more information on the college’s WFD programs and scholarships, contact the WFD department at 252-638-7248.