BASIC SKILLS PLUS
GET COLLEGE AND CAREER READY WHILE YOU EARN YOUR GED OR ADULT HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA IN 1 OF 5 AREAS.
CNA I (Certified Nursing Assistant)
Medical Office Administration: Insurance Certificate
Industrial Systems Technology
For more information contact:
Transition Coordinator Leigh Goroski at 919-739-6918.
BASIC SKILLS STUDENT HANDBOOK
GENERAL EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT (GED)
GED classes are offered by WCC both on and off campus. Students are assessed with a Practice GED Test which qualifies them to take the Official GED Test offered twice per month at WCC.
This program is an excellent way for adults 18 and older to find their way back into the system of better paying jobs and higher education. Millions of adults have earned their GED which is accepted at most colleges and universities.
Your future is calling. By completing the GED test, you can answer that call. Complete the GED test by the end of 2013, and then go to college, a better job, the respect you deserve, and the accomplishment of earning your high school diploma.
Click on the link below for the GED Testing Service
For more information contact Sonja Redmon. Phone: 919-739-6903.
ADULT HIGH SCHOOL (AHS)
AHS classes, offered on campus only, are quality, competency-based courses which prepare adults for higher education or for the workforce. WCC’s AHS program offers more than 30 interesting and challenging classes including such courses as English, Biology, Chemstry. Life and Job Skills and Achieving Postsecondary Pathways to name a few!
For more information contact Lynn Rabhan. Phone: 919-739-6917.
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
ESL classes are offered both on campus and at off-campus sites to adults with English as their second language. ESL classes focus on group conversation, grammar and writing instruction, and reading comprehension. Over 30 countries have been represented in WCC’s Basic Skills ESL program!
COMPUTER ASSISTED TRAINING (CAT)
The Basic Skills Computer Lab offers state-of-the-art computers in a quiet, relaxed atmosphere. No prior computer knowledge is necessary. Software includes instruction in writing, grammar, math, job skills, science, life skills, and many other academic fields of study. There is no cost to students and instructors are on hand to assist if necessary. Some lessons can also be accessed from home on the web!
Do you want to pursue your GED, Adult High School diploma or Career Readiness Certificate but work full-time or have transportation problems? Do you have access to a computer with Internet and are a motivated, self-starter? Then online instruction may be the answer. Through the Basic Skills distance education program, students can pursue the GED, Adult High School diploma or CRC using online software and with the guidance of on-campus instructors. There is no cost to enroll in the program. Contact us for more information.
For more information contact Tiffanie Chase. Phone: 919-739-6922.