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Program Information

Who Is Eligible?

  • Halifax or Northampton residents
  • Youth ages 17 to 29 (75%)
  • Unemployed, dislocated, underemployed, and incumbent workers (25%)

How Do I Get Into The Program?

  • Complete the TechHire Participant Application
  • Register for the courses indicated in your Individual Employment Plan (IEP)
  • If selected, interview for the program
  • Agree to the program parameters and guidelines

How Much Does The Program Cost?

Tech Hire Program will provide at no cost to the enrollee:
  • Tuition/fees costs
  • Books/Classroom supplies costs
  • Uniforms/Special Supplies costs
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Paid Work Experience Arrangements
How Long Does The Program Take To Complete?
  • Courses vary in length. A student may receive a Certificate, Diploma, or Associate Degree
  • There is not a specified length of time that an enrollee can remain in the program
  • The ultimate goal is that the enrollee obtain full-time unsubsidized employment
What Courses Are Included In The HCC NC Tech Hire Program
  • Welding Technology Courses
  • Industrial Systems Technology Courses
  • OSHA 10 Courses
  • Human Resource Development (HRD) Courses
  • Career Readiness Certification (CRC) Courses