A great career is closer than you think. CFCC can prepare you for a rewarding career in this HIGH-DEMAND industry!
HVAC technicians are in high demand to build, install, and maintain our constantly evolving systems, and experts predict the demand of HVAC technicians will only rise through 2026. The Bureau of Labor Statistics specifically predicted a growth of 21% in the field between 2012 and 2022.
Meet the training requirement for certification as an apartment maintenance technician. There are seven training modules: 1) Inside the Apartment Business, 2) People, Projects and Profits, 3) Electrical Maintenance and Repair, 4) Plumbing Maintenance and Repair, 5) Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Maintenance and Repair, 6) Appliance Maintenance and Repair, and 7) Interior and Exterior Maintenance and Repair.
Assistance dog trainers train dogs to assist individuals with physical, neurological, psychiatric or emotional disabilities. In a collaboration with paws4people, this 93-hour course will introduce students to the history, laws, societal beliefs/values, theories, and functions of the use of assistance dogs. Students will learn the different types and categories of dogs, disabilities associated with and benefits of assistance dogs.
This course is designed to prepare auto technicians to be able to inspect automobiles made prior to 1996 for the State of North Carolina. Course topics include regulations and test inspection procedures required by the NC DMV. Upon completion, a student should understand the rules, regulations, and procedures for inspections and able to inspect a vehicle properly and be prepared to sit for the state certification exam.
The Cape Fear Community College Dog Grooming program is designed to teach students introductory aspects of pet grooming. Introduction to Dog Grooming teaches students basic grooming techniques that will be useful in student’s dog grooming careers and/or with their own dog. This course is an entry-level course preparing students for further training and/or to begin grooming their own dog(s).
Fire Alarm Systems Training is a program to produce competent and qualified individuals. It is our belief that properly trained and knowledgeable fire alarm system designers and technicians will reduce the losses due to fire or false alarms and improve the quality of life in their community.
Well-paying careers await those who complete this program! This hands-on, work-based training experience will equip you with the tools you need to land a job in the diagnosis and repair of the electronics, engines, and various equipment in medium/heavy-duty trucks.
Come train for your marine captain’s license at CFCC. We offer several classes to have you commanding the sea in no time.
Get hands-on experience in the proper care and maintenance of motorcycles. By keeping motorcycles in top shape you reduce the risk of breakdowns and possible accidents that improper care can cause.
This course is designed to prepare auto technicians and service personnel as OBD emission inspectors for motor vehicles. Course topics include regulations and test inspection procedures required by the NC DMV – Enforcement Section – OBD emission inspectors. Upon completion, a student should understand the rules, regulations, and procedures for OBD emission inspections, be able to inspect a vehicle properly and be prepared to sit for the state certification exam.
CFCC has partnered with Yamaha Marine University for this unique, 13-week course which provides instruction on the core skills used by mechanics for marine outboard systems. Students can expect to learn the basics of boating, fuel system components, outboard electrical systems, as well as a fundamental understanding of the marine industry, and marine service careers.
Want to become a private pilot? This course covers weather, navigation, instruments, preflight planning, computer and wind triangles, regulations, radio communications, the aviation field, and history to prepare for safe piloting. The latest FAA material is used and students are prepared to pass the written exam required by the government.
An increasing number of companies are turning to robotics as a means for increased production. Robots have an impressive range of applications, from “pick and place” for packaging, to welding, painting, or inspecting parts immediately after a process. However, robots are not foolproof; they require effective preventive maintenance to ensure they operate at full capacity. If a robot malfunctions, an experienced maintenance professional must know how to troubleshoot the exact cause.
Do you want a new career… or just love to tinker with engines? Do you struggle with your lawnmower? If any of these questions apply to you then join us for Small Engine Repair and Maintenance at Cape Fear Community College. Your chainsaw will thank you later.
Want to travel the country and get paid for it? The Truck Driver Training program will prepare you to drive tractor-trailer rigs and teach you the basic practices for operating commercial vehicles.
Truck Driver Training prepares individuals to drive tractor-trailers rigs. This program teaches proper driving procedures, safe driver responsibility, commercial motor vehicle laws and regulations, and the basic principles and practices for operating commercial vehicles.
Interested in obtaining your license as a Wastewater Treatment Operator? Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators typically do the following: Add chemicals, such as ammonia or chlorine, to disinfect water or other liquids. Inspect equipment on a regular basis. Monitor operating conditions, meters, and gauges. This course is designed to improve the skills and effectiveness of wastewater plant operators and prepare participants for the state certification exam.
The program consists of four courses in the specialized classroom and practical hands-on training in the laboratory. Through Welding Fundamentals, MIG, Stick, and TIG, welding students are equipped with the skills the field requires. Students will learn skills and gain the knowledge needed to enter the field of welding in industrial, manufacturing, and welding shop environments.