Job Readiness Classes

U.S. Probation Office

Conducts Job Readiness Classes at the U.S. Probation Offices in Hickory, generally the first Monday of each month; in Asheville, generally the first Thursday of each month; and in Statesville, Bryson City, and Charlotte as needed.

Please see your supervising officer for a referral to the class.
 


Job Connections at Goodwill of the Southern Piedmont

Offers classes in Interviewing Skills; Resume Writing; Keyboarding and more. Orientation to the program is held on Thursdays from 2:00-4:30 p.m. Most classes are held on a weekly basis with no fees required. Staff will assist with job searches. You must call to schedule your space in the class.
 
They also offer more in depth programs in Hospitality/Tourism (6 weeks); Construction (5 weeks) and Banking/Customer Service (9 weeks). Financial Assistance is available for these programs. You must call to schedule your space in the class.
 
For more information speak with your supervising officer or contact:
 
Charles Reid, Job Developer
2122 Freedom Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208
704-372-3434
www.goodwillsp.org
 


Center for Community Transitions

This is a two week, daily program that gives in depth instructions on Interviewing Skills; Resume Writing; and basic Computer Skills. CCT provides participants with an email account; job searches; some transportation assistance for job interviews and more. Classes begin every other Monday. Classes are offered at no fee. You must call to schedule your space in the class.
 
For more information speak with your supervising officer or contact:
 
Center for Community Transitions
2226 North Davidson Street
Charlotte, NC
704-374-0762
www.centerforcommunitytransitions.org
 


North Carolina Community Colleges

Other basic education and job preparedness classes are offered at the community colleges in Western North Carolina. (www.nccommunitycolleges.edu/colleges_map.aspx )

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College: http://www.abtech.edu/ce/
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute: http://www.cccti.edu/coned/
Catawba Valley Community College: http://www.cvcc.edu/Workforce_Development/
Central Piedmont Community College: http://cce.cpcc.edu/individuals
Western Piedmont Community College: http://www.wpcc.edu/continuing_ed.php?cat=99