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Essentials - Cape Fear Community College; Academic and Career Readiness

Essentials - Cape Fear Community College; Academic and Career Readiness
Cape Fear Community College
Essentials - Cape Fear Community College; Academic and Career Readiness
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Program Contact Kathy Martinez
Phone 910-362-7457

The Essentials program offers free Academic and Career Readiness classes to those who function at or below the 8th grade level and who wish to improve their reading, writing, math, and computer literacy skills.

Our two year program allows students to be introduced to various career pathways which earn them a Continuing Education Certification upon completion. Fees are associated with pathway classes. 

Public or private: Public
Type of school: 2-year community college or junior college
Is this program a federally funded TPSID program? No
Students in this program: Have graduated or exited from high school
Number of students: 12
Description of our summer transition program: Same as above. Program is year-round.
Deadline to apply to this program: Open Enrollment
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • Student must be a resident of the state where the program is located
Accepts out-of-state students?: No
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
Program length: 2 years
Cost of the program: Academic portion of the program is free. Fees are associated with pathways classes and are based on the length of the course.
Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)? No
Students pay for the program in the following ways:
  • Private pay (student and family)
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical Continuing Education courses
Time spent only with other students in this program: About 75% of the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: Continuing Education Certificate
The credential(s) is/are: Continuing education credential
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 0%
Other career development activities are:
  • Volunteer work
Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program: 0%
We offer the following specialized credentials:

Pathway classes are all career focused and earn students a Continuing Education Certificate upon completion.

Housing is provided to students: No
Students participate in student organizations on campus: No
Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program: 75%
Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:

Students pursue extracurricular activities on their own.

Last updated: Friday, February 15, 2019 - 14:08