Education That Works
Whether you are a prospective student, parent, current student, alumni, or friend, this publication is for you. This magazine will provide you with the latest and exciting things happening at the college. Central Carolina Community College is recognized throughout the state for its reputation of innovation and academic excellence. We offer associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates in more than 45 programs of study. The college also has an expansive continuing education program. Day, evening, and online courses are available to fit your schedule and lifestyle. At CCCC, you can prepare to enter the workforce or transfer to a university—all at an affordable cost. Most importantly, our college is student-focused. Faculty, staff, and administration are committed to helping students achieve their educational goals. We will help you every step of the way, from finding financial aid to picking the right major. I hope you will have an opportunity to visit a campus location near you!
in demand Nearly half of todayâ€™s welding workforce is approaching retirement, creating an unprecedented demand for new skilled welders. Welders are creators and builders. With their knowledge and skills, they use heat to fuse metals or thermoplastics. Technology has revolutionized welding with new techniques, equipment, and materials. A two-year Welding Technology Diploma opens the door to well-paying jobs with a lot of growth potential. Career opportunities exist not only in the welding and metalworking industries, but also in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, sales, quality control, and supervision. Welders with a diploma and work experience can take certification examinations that qualify them for advancement to specialized positions, such as a certified robotic arc welder or certified welding supervisor. Many welders run their own businesses, enjoying the opportunity to be self-employed. 3 Welding Technology Electronics Engineering Technology is an exciting career field where creativity, attention to detail, and excellent skills in math and science pay off in interesting, well-paying, hands-on work. Electronics engineering technicians assist engineers in the design and development of computers, communications equipment, medical monitoring devices, and other electrical equipment and electronic devices. Central Carolina Community Collegeâ€™s Associate in Applied Science in Electronics Engineering Technology program prepares students for work as engineering assistants or electronic technicians. Instruction is hands-on and includes numerous individual and team lab projects. Graduates are in demand, finding work in fields such as telecommunications, medical electronics, and automated systems. They often work in product evaluation and testing, using measuring and diagnostic equipment to adjust, test, and repair a wide variety of electronics systems. 4 Electronics Engineering Technology www.cccc.edu 7