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Higher education institutions in North Carolina have become more cognizant about meeting its soldiers’ need for education and sensitive to the strong presence of the military in the state. Among the programs Fayetteville Technical Community College offers to soldiers from Fort Bragg are Carpentry and Renovation, Heat Pump Technology, and OSHA 30 construction.
Hoping to keep a prospective workforce in Pitt County is a program preparing teens for career paths of interests. Grow Local, partnered with programs like Regional Advanced Pipeline East (RAMP East), fulfills this goal by giving students hands-on experience with local businesses. For students seeking employment in manufacturing, course credentials can also be earned through RAMP East’s Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AMI).
The increasing integration of technology into work environments challenges individuals with only a high school diploma. Greatly helping them build their technical skill sets and become competitive in today's job market is community colleges. Colleges and programs helping students fulfill this goal include Guilford Technical Community College’s Aviation Manufacturing Program and Pitt Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing Institute.