Career Readiness and Manufacturing Certifications
Director of Human Resources Development
McDowell Technical Community College offers two special programs through our Human Resources Development Program (HRD) which prepare individuals for finding a new job and being successful in that job. For more information on either of these programs, contact Mary Ledbetter at 659-6001, ext. 137.
HRD Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) Prep
Earn a North Carolina Career Readiness Certificate based on the ACT WorkKeys system. It is a portable credential recognized nationally, that shows employers your skill level in Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information. Prove to employers you have the skills to do the job by earning a bronze, silver or gold certificate.
Our next CRC Prep class will begin on January 8, 2018 and will run daily for two weeks. Class hours are typically Monday through Friday., 8:30 am to 11:30 am. To register, call Mary Ledbetter at 659-6001, ext. 137.
HRD Manufacturing Certification
Gain a basic knowledge of advanced manufacturing practices and concepts and earn specific certifications in: OSHA Safety, First Aid/CPR and Career Readiness (see Career Readiness Certificate above). Students will take tours of manufacturing plants in the area, meet with selected employers and complete job interviews, depending on manufacturer availability. Apprenticeship and On-the-job Training opportunities will be explored.
Our next Manufacturing Certification class will begin on January 22, 2018. Class hours are 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday, for six weeks. To register, call Mary Ledbetter at 659-6001, ext. 137.