Human Resources Development (HRD)
The purpose of the Human Resources Development (HRD) Program is to educate and train you for success in the workplace. Over the past 25 years, HRD programs in North Carolina have enrolled more than 162,000 students and more than 144,000 students completing programs have gained employment. Sixty-seven percent of all graduates are placed in jobs immediately upon completion of their program.
The goals of the Wayne Community College HRD program are to assist participants in obtaining meaningful employment and training opportunities, increase economic self-sufficiency, and enhance and develop life skills, as well as upgrade job skills.
The HRD Program focuses on where you are today within the workforce and where you want to be tomorrow. The various courses are structured to promote self-sufficiency and awareness on a personal and professional level to enhance the opportunity for success in the workplace.
Courses available: Work Life Balance; Interview, Resume and Application (IRA) Workshop; Communications/Job Skills for the Workplace; Computer Basics for Job Search I & II; Introduction to Basic Childcare Services; Introduction to Community Support Services; Money Smart; New Directions; Thinking For a Change; Introduction to the World of Work; and Building Opportunity Under New Conduct Education (B.O.U.N.C.E.)
Average class size: 6 - 12
Things to Consider: Fees for HRD classes may be waived for students who are currently or about to be unemployed, or are working and earn below a certain wage level.
Department phone: 919-735-5151, ext. 270