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, then you must register for a course at that specific senior center.

Classes offered by Wake Tech.

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

Apex Community Center 919-249-3402 53 Hunter St, Apex, NC 27502
Cary Senior Center 919-469-4061 120 Maury Odell Pl, Cary, NC 27513
Eastern Wake Senior Center 919-365-4248 323 Lake Drive Wendell, NC 27591 
Garner Senior Center 919-779-0122 205 E Garner Rd, Garner, NC 27529
Northern Wake Senior Center 919-554-4111 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 (live and in person!) in a free, confidential session, any time questions arise.

Launch Your Business

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. 

Career Transitions Forum

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Career Transitions Forum: Lecture Series for Business ProfessionalsHRD-3006X21 available classes
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...
Forex TradingSEF-3001MI21 available classes
Learn how to trade and invest in foreign exchange! Through class instruction, demonstration and practice you will learn about the foreign currency market and how to trade. Terminology, structuring, theories, and analyzing trends will all be part of this exciting hands-on cla...
Learning New Tricks: Seeking Employment as a Mature ProfessionalHRD-3006V21 available classes
Workers over 40 are a vital part of the workforce, and employers continue to hire them for the talent and experience. Get a better understanding of what today’s employers are looking for and how to be successful in finding employment. Find out which employers and industries...
Retirement Planning TodayCSP-4000JI22 available classes
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...
A Jump Start to Spanish Conversation Part 1CSP-4000GJ2
Gain confidence in your conversation skills – even if you’re a beginner! This course is the first in a four-part series and is a slower-paced Spanish language course for those who have NO Spanish or other Romance language experience.
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...
Computer Basics for Plus 50CSP-4000JV2
Are you thinking about getting a new computer or upgrading to Windows 10? Computer Basics is for the inexperienced or novice adult user. By the end of this class students will have experience using the Microsoft Windows Operating system.
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