College & Career Readiness Connect
Did you know you can take college classes while earning your high school credential?
Let CCR Connect help you get your high school credentials and work toward a career -- tuition free.
More than just a high school credential. Learn more. Earn more!
It takes both academic and technical skills to make the leap from job to career. With CCR Connect, Wake Tech gives you a clear path to a brighter future.
Wake Tech offers career preparation opportunities in College & Career Readiness that let you take select college classes while building your English language skills (in ESL) or earning a high school credential. Connect classes let you explore career options with classes such as Hotel & Restaurant Certification and Medical Terminology or curriculum pathways like Business Administration or Medical Office Professional.
Career-focused classes for a faster track to employment.
Curriculum classes leading to a degree.
Career-focused classes allow students to explore career pathways by enrolling in Workforce Continuing Education and College & Career Readiness classes at the same time. Students may choose from the following Workforce Continuing Education classes
- Hospitality-Hotel and Restaurant Certification
- Medical Terminology
- A Career in Auto Maintenance
- Intro to Construction: Pre-Apprenticeship
- Industrial Welding
- Computer Basics
- CompTIA IT Computer Fundamentals certifications, A+ Part 1 and A+ Part 2 certifications
Students must be in good standing in a College & Career Readiness class to take Career-focused classes. Placement in the classes is based on several factors, including academic placement in the College & Career Readiness program. These classes are ongoing and held at various times and locations throughout the semester.
Students interested in going to a college or university may be eligible to enroll in the following Career Pathways while completing their high school credential:
Students must be in good standing in a College & Career Readiness class to enroll in curriculum pathways. Placement is based on several factors.
Note: Curriculum Pathway classes have fees, but tuition may be waived for qualifying students.
Interested students should contact:
Sue O'Neill, Dan Degen, or Niia Herbert