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Andre Long Father and Son

West-Coast Father-Son Duo Start Lineworker Career Training at CFCC

A Tale of Two Andres After years in the mortgage industry, California resident Andre Long, Sr. was seeking a career change. Through a friend and former Cape Fear Community College student, Long learned about CFCC’s Electrical Lineworker program. 10-Week East-Coast Lineworker Training Long researched his west coast options and found that even though Cape Fear  Read More
DOCC Graduation

CFCC Detention Officer Graduates Exceed State Standards

WILMINGTON, NC — Cape Fear Community College celebrated the graduation of its most recent group of Detention Officer Certification Course (DOCC) students on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. Four students from New Hanover County and one from Sampson County participated in the five-week course and passed the state exam. Offered to detention officers from across the  Read More
American Jail Association

CFCC Law Enforcement Program Makes Major Impact in State Training

WILMINGTON, NC– The Law Enforcement Training program at Cape Fear Community College has been busy offering various training courses to law enforcement, detention and corrections officers, and telecommunicators across the region to keep our community safe. As part of the Economic and Workforce Development division at CFCC, Law Enforcement training has established its programs as  Read More
Lineworker graduates

CFCC Graduates Largest Electrical Lineworker Class to Date

WILMINGTON, NC — This week, Cape Fear Community College graduated its largest electrical lineworker class to date. Since its onset in June 2018, the program has graduated over 340 students. On Tuesday, June 8, another 47 students graduated—bringing the total graduation number to 388. CFCC’s 10-week Electrical Lineworker training program, recently recognized as the 2021  Read More
Driving Tactical Course

Law Enforcement Students Graduate from New Detention Driving Tactics Course at CFCC

WILMINGTON, NC — Cape Fear Community College celebrated the graduation of eight area detention and law enforcement students from its new Detention Driving Tactics course on Friday, May 28, 2021. This 40-hour Detention Driving Tactics course is designed for detention officers and deputies to drive through various courses to enhance their skill set using cars  Read More
CFCC DOCC Students

Detention Officers Graduate from Certification Course at CFCC

WILMINGTON, NC — Cape Fear Community College celebrated the graduation of its most recent group of Detention Officer Certification Course (DOCC) students on Friday, March 5, 2021. Ten students from New Hanover County participated in the five-week course and passed the state exam. While the state-mandated course load requires 174 hours of instruction, students in  Read More
Lead Based Safety Training

CFCC and City of Wilmington Partner to Offer Lead-Based Safety Training Courses

Wilmington, NC — Cape Fear Community College, in collaboration with the City of Wilmington Community Development division, is pleased to announce and offer a variety of lead-based paint safety training courses for local contractors and volunteers. The primary goal of these training programs is to increase employment opportunities for individuals and grow the labor force  Read More
SBC Spanish Webinar

CFCC Small Business Center to Offer Free Tax Planning Workshops in Spanish to Support Growing Hispanic Community

WILMINGTON, NC – The Cape Fear Community College Small Business Center, in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Revenue, will offer two no-cost Sales and Use Tax webinars in Spanish on March 15 from 4 PM to 6 PM and April 5 from 1 PM to 3 PM. The Sales and Use Tax webinars  Read More

CFCC Partners with American Jail Association to Support Individuals in Law Enforcement

Wilmington, NC – Cape Fear Community College’s Law Enforcement Training recently partnered with the American Jail Association to support individuals in law enforcement. The American Jail Association (AJA) is a national, nonprofit organization that supports the professionals working and operating in jails. It is the only national association that focuses exclusively on issues specific to the  Read More

CFCC Truck Driver Training Grad Achieves Dream After 20 Years

Terrence fell in love with truck driving at age 21 while employed as a driver’s helper. Terrence’s colleague nudged him to give driving a try. And although at first intimidated at the prospect of driving a 24-foot box-truck, Terrence’s mind was set his first time behind the wheel. I fell in love with it and  Read More

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