Plus 50 Lifelong Learning

Wake Tech's Plus 50 program offers courses such as yoga, dance, Spanish and scrapbooking. If you take a course at a location other than a Wake Tech campus, such as a senior center, you must register for the course at that specific location.

In addition to courses offered at various Wake Tech campuses and sites, we offer programs at senior centers, community and recreation sites throughout Wake County.

Partner sites and senior centers

Community/Senior Center
Phone
Location
53 Hunter St., Apex, NC 27502
120 Maury Odell Place, Cary, NC 27513
323 Lake Drive, Wendell, NC 27591
205 E. Garner Road, Garner, NC 27529
235 E. Holding Ave., Wake Forest, NC 27587

Become an entrepreneur

You may have dreamed of starting a business or turning hobbies or volunteer work into a money-making operation. Wake Tech's Small Business Center and Entrepreneurship Initiatives programs have resources to help get you started. Talk with an SBC advisor in a free, confidential session any time questions arise.

Retired to re-hired

Going back into the workforce can be daunting: You may wonder about your tech skills or generation gaps in the workplace – or you may be seeing a challenge you haven't identified yet. Wake Tech's Career Transitions Forum is a great place to start. This unique, weekly series of lectures and networking activities brings professionals together to share ideas and experience in a supportive environment. 

Course details and registration information

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A North Carolina Clay StoryCSP-4000HS2
Learn about North Carolina’s role in the history of clay, including the Native American experience, the Colonial era and the present day pottery industry. Discover historic and contemporary artisans who work with clay.
Acting Part 1CSP-4000IY2
Have you ever wondered how actors can laugh, cry, and rage at will? Sign up for this course and begin a journey that will change your life! Focus is on moment-to-moment life, impulses, and emotional preparation through a series of steps and exercises that are then applied to...
Acting Part 2CSP-4000JK2
Ready to take the next step in learning the skills required to be an actor? In this course, you will continue to learn, improve, and refine character-building skills. This course builds on the acting techniques and methods taught in Acting Part 1.
Career Readiness for the Child/Elder Care ProviderHRD-3004AV4
Learn more about becoming a child or elder care provider! Explore child and elder care provider roles, job duties, working and learning environments, social aspects of the industry, and career/educational options. Learn to analyze your personal career interests. Develop orga...
Career Transitions Forum: Networking and Success StrategiesHRD-3006X2
Are you changing careers? This course is for you. Enjoy lectures, activities, and opportunities for networking and support. Topics vary weekly and incorporate professional community resources that provide a current, real-world perspective on the job market. Craft strategies...
Creating a Backyard Wildlife GardenCSP-4000IR2
Anyone can create a safe and natural space for plants and wildlife. Learn about planting and providing property to enhance land for birds, pollinators, and other wildlife which can become critical for an eco-friendly habitat. Students will learn to create a safe and natural...
Healthy AgingSEF-7999E
As the U.S. population ages, opportunities abound for working with seniors in various settings that support quality of life. This certificate program presents an overview of the aspects of aging and health in the later years. It helps to build a foundation for the treatment...
Maximizing Social SecurityCSP-4000JP2
There are thousands of options for claiming your Social Security, and retirees and pre-retirees are understandably apprehensive about making a costly mistake and filing for benefits at the wrong time. Whether you’re single, married, divorced, or widowed, this course will giv...
Planning the Entrepreneurial VentureSEF-80101
Assess your own entrepreneurial abilities and the feasibility of your business ideas. Over the course of eight three-hour sessions, you’ll develop a business plan for starting and running a new business (or operating an existing one). You’ll examine every element of a busine...
Retirement Planning TodayCSP-4000JI2
You’ve worked hard to provide for your family and save for your future - now, your money should work for you! This course will show you how to keep more of what you've earned, whether you're approaching retirement or just beginning to think about it. You'll learn how to set...
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