CCCC offers variety of Continuing Education classes

Pittsboro, NC – Would you like to learn more about BBQ Essentials? Do you have an interest in Cybersecurity? Or perhaps Skilled Trades?

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Central Carolina Community College is offering numerous Continuing Education programs in the spring semester, including a variety of classes that can lead to that special career for which you’ve been seeking.

Here’s a sample of some of the upcoming programs:

Business & Leadership:  Electronic Notary Public — The Electronic Notary (eNotary) Public course provides instruction for existing N.C. Notaries Public to become commissioned to perform electronic notarial acts. Quality Fundamentals — This course addresses philosophical and general application of quality essentials, and provides a foundation for more in-depth training in the concepts. SHRM-CP/SCP – In partnership with SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management), this course is designed by global subject matter experts and covers the SHRM Body of Competency & Knowledge.

Computer Training: Cybersecurity — Learn to safeguard information and protect systems from impairment, or theft, which could thwart success.

Construction & Skilled Trades: Skilled Trades Academy — This program is ideal for those interested in pursuing a career in carpentry, construction, electrical, heavy equipment, HVAC, welding, or other construction and maintenance jobs.

Cosmetic Arts: Barbering I — This course is designed to provide the necessary skills to meet the instructional requirements to become a registered barber as established by the NC Board of Barber Examiners. Manicuring-Nail Tech in Spanish — This course allows students who speak fluently in Spanish to begin working toward completing 300 hours of salon theory and practical skills.

Culinary Arts & Hospitality: BBQ Essentials — Learn the fundamentals of meat cuts, classic knife cuts and skills, dry heat cooking techniques, and BBQ cooking. Catering & Food Truck Cuisine — This class uses culinary methods to operate a successful catering business or possible food truck operation. Healthy Cooking Essentials — Students will cover holistic education, whole food culinary techniques, fundamentals of nutrition, and the connection between food, health, and sustainability.

Government Regulations: Wastewater Operator I Training — This course provides a general knowledge of the operation of wastewater treatment systems. Wastewater Lab Analyst I Exam Prep — This course assists students in preparing for the Wastewater Laboratory Analysis Class I written examination, administered by the American Water Works Association (NC AWWA) and the North Carolina Member Association of the Water Environment Federation (NC WEA). Wastewater Operator III — This course provides a general knowledge of the operation of wastewater treatment systems.

Industrial/Manufacturing: BioWork — The BioWork course can lead to an entry-level position as a process technician. Students will learn foundational principles and skills needed for a career with a biotechnology, pharmaceutical, or chemical manufacturing company. MIG Welding & AWS Qualification — Students will learn practical operations employed in the use of MIG welding methods. OSHA 30-Hr General Industry — Certification is targeted for team leaders with responsibility for personnel safety, safe operations, and OSHA standards compliance.

Health & Medical Occupations: Cardiovascular Monitor Technician — This course is designed to prepare the student to become a certified EKG Technician and a certified Cardiovascular Monitor Technician. Introduction to Sonography — This course is designed to provide an introduction to medical sonography. Massage Therapy I — This class prepares students to administer a professional massage in a clinical environment.

Learn more about the many Continuing Education courses, programs, and seminars available through Central Carolina Community College at the college website at

To register or for more information, call 919-718-7080 in Chatham and Lee Counties, and 910-814-8832 in Harnett County.