CCTC to hold health sciences career fair, welding course for women



Central Carolina Technical College will hold its Seventh-Annual Health Sciences Career Fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, in the Health Sciences Center, 133 S. Main St.

This free event offers Nursing, Medical Assisting, Surgical Technology, Medical Record Coding, Massage Therapy and Pharmacy Technology students, graduates and faculty a chance to meet representatives from hospitals and health care facilities to discuss career and employment opportunities.

Students will also have the opportunity to meet with prospective employers as well as higher education institutions. For more information, contact Career Services at (803) 773-6673 or email

Women and welding course offered

Are you a female who has always wanted to learn about welding? CCTC will hold its three-day course, Women and Welding, from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, Feb. 26-28, in Building 400, Room M440. Cost is $75 for CCTC employees and students, $150 for public.

CCTC Welding Department Chairman Axel Reis will introduce welding and fabrication and teach participants how to safely use a welding machine. Each participant will take home a finished project. Participants must wear denim jeans made of cotton only, long-sleeved cotton shirts, closed-toed boots, no jewelry and hair pulled back. Contact Reis for more information on payment and projects at (803) 778-7863.