What do Ashley Furniture, Pro Refrigeration, Ingersoll Rand, Hampton Inn, Wake Forest Baptist Health Davie Campus, Lee Jeans, Funder America, Avgol and CPP Global all have in common? They have all expanded or opened new facilities in Davie County over the last several years… AND, they all have industrial maintenance needs.
In a perfect example of how North Carolina Community Colleges respond to the needs of local industry and prepare students for local careers, the Davie Campus of Davidson County Community College will offer a new short-term certification program in Industrial Maintenance, beginning fall 2014.
Program participants will have the opportunity to earn certificates in Basic Industrial Maintenance, Intermediate Industrial Maintenance and Advanced Industrial Maintenance over a period of two semesters. They will also earn three industry credentials, which are:
Course work will include:
The program includes both online and traditional classroom course work. Those enrolled will learn how to repair and maintain electrical and mechanical systems found in today’s commercial and industrial businesses.
DCCC Workforce Development is Key to Economic Development Success
“This robust program is an incredible opportunity for anyone interested in learning how to install, maintain and repair a variety of types of industrial equipment,” says Teresa Kines, dean of DCCC’s Davie Campus. “New programs such as this one provide the people of Davie County, as well as those of neighboring communities, the ability to develop new skills that are in high demand in our region.”
“Workforce development is high on the list of priorities for every site selection project we see,” said Terry Bralley, president of the Davie County Economic Development Commission. “DCCC is doing an outstanding job supporting the training of our workforce and is one of the key factors helping economic development maintain and create jobs in Davie County.”
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The program will run from August 2014 to May 2015. Scholarship opportunities for this program are available for those who qualify.
For more information or to register for this program, contact Kim Smith, program director, Workforce and Continuing Education at 336-751-2885, ext. 4852 or visit DCCC’s Davie Campus at 1205 Salisbury Road in Mocksville.