Human Resources Development
Unemployed? Looking for a fee waived computer course? Scroll down to the Employment Skills Training section.
The purpose of the Human Resources Development (HRD) program is to educate and train people in transition and the emerging workforce for success in the workplace.
Are you unemployed, received notice of a pending lay-off or just want to upgrade your job skills? If so then the Human Resources Development (HRD) Program at James Sprunt Community College can help get you on the pathway to employment. HRD’s goal is to train and retrain unemployed or underemployed individual’s, by providing short-term tuition free courses (if you meet the tuition fee waiver guidelines. These classes run all year round, ranging from one to seven weeks, two to three hours a day.
For more information about upgrading your job skills or to pre-register for one of the following classes, please call 910-296-2461.
Employment Skills Training
- Computer Skills Boot Camp Lab
- Intro. to Healthcare Careers (Pre-requisite to Dialysis, Pharmacy, & Phlebotomy Technician classes)
- Job Search Plus: LinkedIn & Beyond
- Computer Skills for Employment
- Job Seeking Strategies
- Technology Awareness for the Workplace (Online Job Search & Applications)
- Mission Employment Lab (Leading to Career Readiness Certification (CRC)
HRD Program Goals
- Carry out recruitment and outreach activities to targeted populations
- Assist participants in obtaining meaningful employment and training opportunities
- Reduce welfare dependency
- Increase economic self sufficiency
- Enhance and develop life skills
- Upgrade job skills
Who Should Enroll?
- Anyone who is 18 years of age or older
- Unemployed/Underemployed workers
- Dislocated workers
- Department of Social Services customers
- Out-of-school youth
- Anyone interested in self-improvement
What do I have to look forward to?
- Personal gain
- Greater sense of value
- Brighter future
- Increased knowledge
- New friends
- People who care about you
Fee Wavier Eligibility
- Received notification of a pending layoff
- Working and eligible for Federal Earned Income Tax (FEIT) credit
- Working and earning wages at or below 200% of federal poverty guidelines
Note: If you do not meet the eligibility criteria, registration fees may apply.
Taheshia B. Hobbs