August Career Development Classes at SCC

Career Development Color RGB-01The goal of the Career Development division at Sandhills Community College is to assist students in assessing their interests, personality traits, and abilities in setting career and educational goals, and in creating a pathway that will lead to economic, social, and educational success. The fee for Career Development classes is waived for qualified students.

Career Planning and Job Keeping Skills

“Revamp Your Career” will help you to match your skills with an existing job or develop a training plan to learn new skills, explore career opportunities, and develop a written plan of action. Create or update your résumé, customizing it for different jobs. Learn to sell yourself and stand out from other applicants in an interview. Learn to deal with the stress of long-term unemployment and how to use your age as an asset in your job search. Call Pamela Alsobrook at (910) 944-7697 for more information and to register.

“Revamp Your Career” takes place at NCWorks Career Center-Moore County twice a month on Wednesdays from 9-10:30 a.m. The cost is $75 and will be waived for qualified students.

Personal and Home Care Aide Training

Is becoming a CNA the right job for you? In “Introduction to Direct Care Work-Phase 1” learn the skills it takes to be a Direct Care Worker and master the skills you need to get and keep a job in this introductory course. Become CPR certified upon completion.

“Introduction to Direct Care Work-Phase 1” will be held Aug 27-Sept 12, Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:30-3:30 p.m. The cost of $75 is waived for qualified students and there is a fee of $7 for CPR certification.

Registration

Register in the Sandhills Community College Continuing Education office located on the first floor of Van Dusen Hall on the Pinehurst campus at 3395 Airport Road. Registration by phone with a credit card can be made by calling (910) 695-3980. Registration hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Fridays 8 a.m. until noon.

For questions about these or other Career Development classes, contact Program Director Jenny Troyer at (910) 695-3926 or troyerj@sandhills.edu. Information can also be found at careerdevelopment.sandhills.edu.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s