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Your career starts here—skills training for job seekers

SCC is committed to increasing employment of the citizens of our community. The purpose of the Job and Career Preparation lab (HRD Human Resources Development program) is to educate and train people in transition and the emerging workforce for success in the workplace.

Our open classrooms provide assessment services, employability training, and career development counseling to the unemployed, underemployed, individuals in transition, and the emerging workforce. It not only provides the instruction, but also provides the much needed support for unemployed and dislocated workers within the college service area. In addition, the SCC Career Closet is available to students and community who are in need for a professional interview attire.

The open classroom is a self-paced environment where students can work on a variety of personal and professional skills:

  • Resume Building
  • Interviewing Practice
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Basic Computer Training for the Workplace
  • Career Assessment
  • Career Closet – First impressions make a difference in getting job – Find out how you can become eligible to select an outfit from the Career closet for your interview by visiting our lab.

For more information on class times and locations, please contact Sylvia Smoker at 828-339-4477 or

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