Monday, December 11, 2017: Blue Ridge Community College (all campuses) will open at 10 a.m. Students should report to the class/lab/clinic they would normally be in at 10 a.m.

Your Success Is Our Mission
Serving Henderson and Transylvania Counties in Western North Carolina

Steps to Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Funding for Training


1. Register

  • Register at the front desk of the Henderson County or the Transylvania County NCWorks Center at Blue Ridge Community College.

2. Enroll, complete placement tests

  • Be enrolled into Career Ready 101 training and complete three placement tests in the NCWorks Center Employability Lab:
    • Applied Math
    • Locating Information
    • Reading for Information

3. Complete and print

  • Complete and print the assessment webpage.

4. Meet

  • Meet with the NCWorks Career Center Counselor and bring along printout.
  • Call (828) 694-1755 or (828) 883-2550.

5. Complete placement tests

  • Curriculum students: Complete placement tests
  • Non-curriculum / continuing education students: complete Career Ready 101 training placement tests

6. Meet, sign up

  • Meet with the Program Coordinator for your desired program and ask questions about the program and jobs in that field.
  • Make sure that you’ve signed up for BRCC Placement Test in order to develop class schedule.

7. Optional:

  • Attend NCWorks Center workshops that apply to you, especially Career Exploration & Key Skills.

8. Apply for college

  • Curriculum students must complete the application for the college & obtain any required transcripts or documents.

N/A for short term training.

9. Apply for FAFSA

  • Curriculum students must complete Free Application for Financial Student Aid (

N/A for short term training.

10. Collect documents

  • Collect all required documentation to determine eligibility, along with assessment printout and Career Ready 101 placement scores.
  • Curriculum students must also submit their class schedule for upcoming semester.

11. Submit

  • Submit at the NCWorks Career Center front desk:
    • completed WIOA pre-application
    • gathered documentation

12. Make appointment

  • Make an appointment at NC Works Career Center with a W.I.O.A. Counselor

For long term training contact Jason Chappell: (828) 694-1753,

For short term training at the Transylvania County NCWorks Center, call (828) 883-2550.

13. If approved

  • If approved for funding, be entered into the W.I.O.A. database and sign releases/paperwork.

14. Receive voucher

  • Be issued a voucher to pay the cashier and bookstore.

15. Start classes!

For information regarding Financial Aid contact:
Jason Chappell
(828) 694-1753

NCWorks Online

 is a free service for job seekers and employers.

Contact Us
Henderson County NCWorks Career Center
180 West Campus Drive
Flat Rock, NC 28731
Continuing Education Building, Room 125
(828) 694-1755

View Henderson County NCWorks Career Center
Office Hours


Transylvania County NCWorks Career Center
45 Oak Park Drive
Brevard, NC 28712
Straus Building, Room 141
(828) 883-2550

View Transylvania County NCWorks Career Center
Office Hours