Plus 50 Lifelong Learning

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Wake Tech offers courses designed especially for adults 50 and over that can help you discover a new career, improve your job search skills, plan for retirement, or explore personal interests. 


Check out these programs and resources:

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


Course Details & Registration Information

Course
A North Carolina Clay Story
Name
CSP-4000HS2
Overall Quality of This Course
★★★★★
Based on 6 student surveys.
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Plus 50 Course
Description
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.
Course Objectives
  1. gain a better understanding of a most basic material of clay/mud and its impact and relationship with North Carolina.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Beginnings and Influences: An introduction and overview looks at early human use of this most basic material and what influenced the development of the resource.
  2. Early Clay in Carolina: Takes a closer look at the material and the impact of clay on the people and development of North Carolina.
  3. Colonial to 19c Carolina: Looks at the evolution of clay works, potters and commerce over the transition from colony to state into the 1800s
  4. NC Clay Today: Brings the story of Clay in North Carolina through the 20th century up to today’s notable artisans and the many outlets, high and low, for this jewel of humble origins.
Contact Hours
8
CEU's
No
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
No
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Plus 50 Course
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
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Course Contact Information
Courtney Boney
919-334-1612