Project Skill-Up

Job Training Opportunities

Wayne Community College was awarded a Project Skill-Up Grant funded by the NC Tobacco Trust Fund.

It Provides

• Short-Term Skills Training
• Career Development Opportunities
• Financial Assistance

Who Should Enroll?

Project Skill-Up grant funds will provide financial assistance for those interested in short-term training who have been adversely affected by the changes in the tobacco industry. Registration fee wavier eligibility is available to those who are unemployed, have received notification of layoff, or are working and earning wages at or below 200 percent of federal poverty guidelines.


Response To Community

WCC works closely with the local community to offer workforce training based on the requirements of local business and industry. Courses are continuously being created to meet the personnel needs of new companies, provide customized training to support existing industry, and respond to the forecasted desires of the student population. Contact the college’s Continuing Education Department to inquire about opportunities to further your career training.

Workforce Development

Career Assessment and Training
The program provides individual assessments that include various interest inventories and professional growth opportunities to assist students with making informed career choices.  The program also provides an introduction to Career Readiness Certification (CRC).

Human Resources Development
Essential courses are provided to upgrade job skills and prepare students for gainful employment.

Flexibility and Accessibility
Project Skill-Up students have the convenience of online courses, off-campus classes, and  access to open computer labs.  These delivery methods allow students to receive the same high quality instruction while maintaining flexibility in their personal schedules.

Classes Available

Medical and Healthcare Skills

• Nurse Aide I and II
• Medical Billing & Coding and Insurance
• Emergency Medical Services
• Medication Aide
• Health Unit Coordinator

Business and Industrial Skills

• Administrative Assistant Certificate
• Real Estate
• Electrical WiringTTFC
• Welding

Computer Skills

• Introduction to Computers
• Software Application
• Computer Repair

Contact Maxine Cooper at 919-739-6938