Your Bridge To Success


Subscribing to the philosophy of “life-long learning,” the Continuing Education Division offers a wide range of courses and programs for adults of all ages and interests.

Human Resources Development

Unemployed? Looking for a fee waived computer course? Scroll down to the Employment Skills Training section.

HRD Mission

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?

Employment training

  • Personal gain
  • Greater sense of value
  • Brighter future
  • Increased knowledge
  • New friends
  • People who care about you

Fee Wavier Eligibility

  • Unemployed
  • 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
HRD Coordinator

Title IX - Sexual Misconduct: James Sprunt Community College is committed to providing and promoting an environment in which students can engage fully in the learning process. Incidents of sexual misconduct to include sexual harassment, sexual exploitation, sexual assault, stalking, domestic violence, and dating violence will not be tolerated and should be reported to the Title IX Coordinator, Debbie Martin @ 910-296-1429 or email: If you wish to speak with a confidential source, you may contact the counselors in Student Services: Amber Ferrell @ 910-296-2506 or email: and Mary Elizabeth McIntosh @ 910-296-6003 or All reports will be confidential.

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