CCTC holding industrial technology info session today


Central Carolina Technical College is moving forward with a unique one-year industrial certification program that allows students to go to school for free while also working part time in industry, earning $10 per hour.

The college will hold an information session today from 9 a.m. to noon for its Workfirst career initiative at its Advanced Manufacturing Technology Training Center, 853 Broad St. The program allows students to earn a one-year certification in Machining Technology and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) fundamentals at no cost while also earning a paycheck and working at least 20 hours per week in the field.

Individuals interested in the program can learn about the coursework and how to apply to the college and can talk to area employers who participate in the program and hire students at today's session.

To enroll in the program, applicants must have a high school diploma or GED and pass a drug test and a background check, according to the college.