Post-Secondary Education

Wilkes Community College: Career Step

Wilkesboro (Wilkes, Ashe, Alleghany counties)

Services/Programs Description

As a part of their college and career readiness program, Wilkes Community College offers "Career Step". Career Step in a tuition-free program designed primarily for students with an occupational diploma, high school IEP, or who have intellectual challenges or disabilities. The program leads students on a step-by-step journey through basic academics, liberal arts, employability skills, workplace readiness, and concludes with hands-on training for a chosen career pathway.


Students with disabilities are admitted after pre-tests, classes meet on the Wilkes Community College campus, Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. All students are expected to adhere to all Wilkes Community College rules and regulations and to attend 80% of the scheduled classes.



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