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. 

At our Plus 50 events, you can sample courses and attend presentations from community experts on a wide variety of topics - small business counseling, long-term healthcare, retirement, beer brewing, flying commercial drones, and much more! Stay tuned for announcements about upcoming Plus 50 events. 


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 Workforce Continuing Education division can help -- and the 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
Career Transitions Forum: Lecture Series for Business Professionals
Name
HRD-3006X2
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
196699 Trinity Baptist Church 05/03/2018 08/02/2018 C. Christiano $70.00 Open
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Description
This course offers support to professionals who are transitioning in their careers. The course includes 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. Participants will be able to identify opportunities and challenges and craft strategies for addressing them. Participants may enter the course at any time.
Course Objectives
Outline of Instruction
Contact Hours
CEU's
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Prerequisites
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
    Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
    Intended Audience
    Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
    Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
    Related Courses
    Course Contact Information
    HRD Office http://hrd.waketech.edu
    919-532-5694 or 919-532-5696