Dr. Lerch Question 9

Students in NHCS have the opportunity to enroll in Career-Technical Education Programs.  These courses are designed for both middle and high school students and the curriculum promotes high skill, high wage, and high demand occupations, while integrating language arts, math and technology.

Data from the employment Security Commission is used to target courses offered based on our region statistics. Some examples of student course opportunities as well as credentials and certifications students can earn are:

  • Allied Heath Occupations
  • Automotive Service Technology
  • Computer Engineering
  • Culinary Arts
  • Construction Technology and Electrical

In addition, internships are available that provide non-paid opportunities for students to supplement classroom instruction with hands-on workplace experiences.

Apprenticeships are also available, which are industry driven educational

opportunities and paid on-the-job training programs for juniors and seniors based on standards approved by the North Carolina Department of Labor.