Continuing Education Division
Continuing Education Divisions Human Resources Development Program (HRD) The Human Resources Development (HRD) program assists individuals who are unemployed or underemployed. HRD provides skill assessment services, employability skills training, and career development counseling to individuals in transition and in the emerging workforce. The courses taught in this program address six core components: 1. Assessment of an individualâ€™s assets and limitations 2. Development of a positive self-concept 3. Development of employability skills 4. Development of communication skills 5. Development of problem-solving skills; and 6. Awareness of the impact on information technology in the workplace. The HRD program offers Employability Labs along with individual classes such as Computer Skills for the Workplace and Career Rediness for Nurse Aides. Registration fees range from $65 to $175. However, a fee waiver does apply for qualified individuals. To be eligible for a fee waiver, an individual must meet one of the following: 1.Currently unemployed 2. Received a notification for a pending layoff 3. Working and eligible for the Federal Income Tax Credit 4.Working and earning wages at or below the two hundred percent federal poverty guidelines. A waiver form can be obtained from the Continuing Education Office with federal poverty guidelines.
Career Readiness Certification (CRC) North Carolinaâ€™s CRC certifies core employability skills required across multiple industries and occupations. The CRC is a nationally recognized portable credential that promotes career development and skill attainment for the individual, and confirms to employers that an individual possesses basic workplace skills in reading, applied math, and locating information - skills that most jobs require. The CRC is awarded on three levels: Bronze, Silver, and Gold. Contact the Division of Continuing Education for more information on how to obtain your CRC.
BCCC General Catalog 2013-2014