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Category: Job and Skills Training

Rowan-Cabarrus Chosen to Lead Curriculum Improvement for North Carolina Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistant Certificate Programs

The College will lead the creation of an updated Practical Nursing curricula and Nursing Assistant Certificate program across the state community college system KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Already a leader in the region for its healthcare training, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has been awarded a prestigious new grant to revise the Practical Nursing and Nursing Assistant curricula. [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Completes First Rowan County Bond Project

College holds ribbon cutting for new Fire & Emergency Services Training Facility SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College held its final 50th anniversary celebration event with a ribbon cutting of the new Fire & Emergency Services Training Facility at the College’s December board of trustees meeting. Local officials, county commissioners and public safety personnel from [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Offering Pharmacy Technician Course

CONCORD, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will offer its pharmacy technician program again this spring. The program, developed by a pharmacist, makes graduates of the program much more employable. “The Pharmacy Technician Program at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College provides the technical and practical training to allow the graduate to work as an assistant to a licensed [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Offers Electical Contractors Class

Prepare for your electrical contractors license with Rowan-Cabarrus Community College CONCORD, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is registering students for a license preparation course for electrical contractors. The License Preparation Course for Electrical Contractors is for students who have completed 8,000 working hours under a NC licensed electrical contractor and are ready to obtain their [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Offers Activity Directors Course

Training for Long-Term Care Facility Workers SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will offer a training course for persons wanting to be state-approved activity directors at long-term care facilities. Rowan-Cabarrus will offer the 60-hour, state-approved course 6 to 9 p.m. on Monday and Thursdays, Feb. 3-Apr. 10. The class will meet at the Rufty-Holmes Senior [...]

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Local Veteran Rallies Other Student Veterans At Rowan-Cabarrus

COLLEGE PROVIDES ADDITIONAL SUPPORT TO VETERANS, MARKS VETERAN’S DAY WITH FLAG CEREMONIES CONCORD, N.C. — After serving 22 years in the Air Force and holding a master’s in operations management, Scott Killoran didn’t think he’d find himself back in school. Toward the end of his military career, Killoran said he would attend job fairs and [...]

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R3 Career Services Announces November 2013 Workshops; New Short-Term Classes

COLLEGE PROVIDES FREE PROGRAMS FOR THE UNEMPLOYED OR UNDER-EMPLYED KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The R3 Center is offering numerous career development workshops, resume clinics in November for adults in Rowan and Cabarrus counties. Workshops and clinics are provided free-of-charge. Clients new to R3 Career Services will be scheduled to meet with a Career Coach for a [...]

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R3 Career Services Announces November 2013 Workshops; New Short-Term Classes

COLLEGE PROVIDES FREE PROGRAMS FOR THE UNEMPLOYED OR UNDER-EMPLOYED KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The R3 Center is offering numerous career development workshops, resume clinics in November for adults in Rowan and Cabarrus counties. Workshops and clinics are provided free-of-charge. Clients new to R3 Career Services will be scheduled to meet with a Career Coach for a [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Awarded $120K Grant from NC Back-To-Work Program

COLLEGE WAS IN THE PILOT GROUP IN 2012-13; GRANT WILL PROVIDE TARGETED FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR SHORT-TERM TRAINING TO LOCAL INDIVIDUALS SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has been awarded a $120,000 grant from the North Carolina Department of Commerce in support of the NC Back-to-Work initiative. The program will focus on providing job training and [...]

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Welder Completes Rowan-Cabarrus Training Program & Secures Dream Job

NC BACK-TO-WORK INITIATIVE FUNDED RETRAINING PROGRAM FOR LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYED CONCORD, N.C. — Brandi Hilliard was becoming really worried – she had been unemployed for over a year and her unemployment benefits would be exhausted in two weeks. That’s when she heard about the NC Back-to-Work program at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. Last year, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College [...]

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