Many of today’s jobs require employees to continue training and upgrade their skills while on the job.
The Corporate & Industry Training Department offers a many courses that will allow you to enhance your skills and qualifications in your current job or prepare you for a new career.
Day and evening classes are offered for your convenience.
You can receive quality training at an affordable cost.
FTCC also offers customized training for local employers wanting to upgrade the skills of their employees.
FORD Maintenance & Light Repair (MLR)
The Corporate & Continuing Education Ford Maintenance and Light Repair Part I instructs students in operation and diagnostic/repair of automotive brakes and electrical systems, shop procedures and safety, and PC-based diagnostic equipment and scan tools. Courses in this program can be transferred directly into the Automotive Systems Technology Associate Degree curriculum (Brake Systems/Lab, Introduction to Transportation Technology, Basic Transportation Electricity, PC Skills for Transportation).
Contact the Transition Tech Recruiter for enrollment steps
Load Escort Vehicle Operator Certification
The North Carolina Department of Transportation requires that certified vehicle escort drivers accompany the movement of oversize/overweight loads on the NC highway system. To become certified, you must meet the following requirements: 1) certified by another state’s approved program, or 2)a North Carolina law enforcement officer, or 3) a person who meets one of the following requirements: a) at least 21 years of age, or b) at least 18 years of age with a Class A commercial driver’s license; 4) possesses a valid driver’s license without restrictions other than for use of corrective lenses and has a driving history without conviction of driving while impaired or reckless driving in the previous 12 months; 5) has successfully completed an NCDOT oversize-overweight escort vehicle operator course with certification exam score of at least 75 percent (75%) correct and has received consequent certification by the Department. Certification is valid for four years. Complete information is available at www.ncdot.org/~osowpermits or by calling 888-221-8166.
This is a self-supporting class; fee-exempt status does not apply.
Load Escort Vehicle Operator Recertification
This course has been designed for those seeking renewal of their NC Load Escort Vehicle Operator’s Permit. The NCDOT requires that operators be certified every four years. Vehicle escort drivers accompany the movement of oversize/overweight loads over the North Carolina highway system. This course meets the NCDOT requirement for permit renewal certification.
This is a self-supporting class; fee-exempt status does not apply
OBD2 Emissions Inspection
This course will certify vehicle emissions inspectors in accordance with the NC Department of Transportation laws. Textbook provided in class. Students will need to know their Inspection Station Number and have a valid North Carolina Driver’s License when completing paperwork in class; also, students will need to go to the NCDOT website, print a copy of the LT-310 form, have the shop owner, partner, or officer sign and date and bring with you on the first day of class.
Vehicle Safety Inspection
This course will certify safety inspectors in accordance with the NC Department of Transportation laws. Students will need to know their Inspection Station Number and have a valid North Carolina Driver’s License when completing paperwork in class; also, students will need to go to the following link. print a copy of the LT-310 form, have the shop owner, partner, or officer sign and date and bring with you on the first day of class.