Workforce Development - Cleveland Community College, Shelby, NC

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Academies & Job Training

Financial Assistance is available for most Academies offered through Workforce Development. Complete our Financial Assistance Questionnaire when registering and ask the Continuing Education office for assistance. Ask about WIOA and JDI programs offered through NCWorks for underemployed and unemployed workers. […]

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Customized Training

We provide education, training and support services for new, expanding and existing business and industry in Cleveland County. Our goal is to foster and support your company’s well-being in three key areas: Job Growth, Technology Investment, Productivity Enhancement. […]

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Career Readiness Skills

The National Career Readiness Certificate is a nationally industry recognized, portable, research-based credential valid in all 50 states. It is used by employers to gauge a job candidates competencies in Workplace Documents, Applied Mathematics and Graphic Literacy. […]

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Apprenticeship Cleveland County is a combination of on-the-job training and practical classroom instruction that prepares participants for high-skilled careers with local industry partners. Apprenticeship programs are sponsored by a local employer where the Apprentice will benefit from paid employment and on-the-job training. […]

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NCWorks Certified Work Ready Community

NCWorks is North Carolina’s comprehensive workforce development effort. The NCWorks Certified Work Ready Community designation was awarded to Cleveland County in 2015 and provides a foundation for workforce development activities based on the National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC). […]

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Public Safety

The Brown Emergency Training Center (BETC) at Cleveland Community College is a comprehensive training and educational institution that serves the people of Cleveland and surrounding counties. Located on approximately 4 acres, we rank in the top 5 in the state for Emergency Training Centers. […]

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Non-Credit Online Courses

Cleveland Community College’s Continuing Education Department offers a wide variety of non-credit online courses through Ed2Go. These highly interactive courses can be taken entirely over the internet from the privacy of your own home or office. Each six-week course consists of twelve lessons for a total of 24 hours or 2.4 CEUs. Our online courses are affordable, fun, fast, and convenient. […]