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The new School of Telephony, located at Central Carolina Technical Institute in Sanford, will provide a continuing program to keep technicians up to date on advancements within the telephone industry. There are thirty-eight companies (independent and co-ops) in the state, but only three have formal training programs of their own.
North Carolina’s technical institute-community college system offers people opportunities to improve their incomes and helps place them in rewarding jobs. This article discusses various programs that are offered throughout the state and the types of jobs available for graduates.
The Haywood Technical Institute, located outside of Clyde in Haywood County, has a new sawmill complex specifically designed to train workers for the sawmill industry. Students enrolled in the sawmill courses learn to be sawyers, saw filers, lumber grader-dry kiln operators and planers.
Many North Carolina women are attending the fifty or more community colleges and technical institutes across the state. Women may study to be secretaries, nurses, cosmetologists, or they may prepare for transfer to a four-year college or university. There are also alternate routes adults may take to get a high school education.
Marines stationed at Guantanamo Bay got an opportunity to pick up where they left off, in terms of high school courses, through a continuing education project. This project, jointly created by Veterans Administration and Coastal Carolina Community College, was also designed to build a bridge to college or vocational education.