Learn to be a better distributor or laboratory technician, or become a Cicerone and beer buyer.

Programs and Events at A-B Tech – June, July 2019

Register for Fall Classes

June 3, 2019 – Registration opens for Fall classes that begin August 19.

Your path to college or a new career starts here! Apply now to secure your schedule and financial aid. Call (828) 398-7900 or visit abtech.edu/register.

Learn to be a better distributor or laboratory technician, or become a Cicerone and beer buyer.

Craft Beverage Institute of the Southeast at A-B Tech Program Open House

June 13 from noon to 6:30 p.m. at A-B Tech Enka, 1463 Sand Hill Road, Candler.

Join us to secure your spot in the nation’s first Brewing, Distillation and Fermentation degree program. Tour the facilities, meet the faculty and advisers, and register. For more details, please visit abtech.edu/CBI or call (828) 398-7191.

Summer IGNITE: Firefighting Academy

June 17 at A-B Tech Woodfin, 22 Canoe Lane.

These classes are an ideal way for students 16-18 to get a head start on a career in fire protection. Held throughout the summer, 14 different classes will be offered at A-B Tech Woodfin. Some students may qualify for free classes. For more details, visit abtech.edu/ignite or call (828) 782-2139.

Emergency Services Programs Open House

June 19 from 4 to 7 p.m. at A-B Tech Woodfin.

The Emergency Services Division is home to training and education for Law Enforcement, Emergency Medical Science (EMS), and Fire Service. Tour the state-of-the-art facilities, meet the faculty and advisers, and register. For details, visit abtech.edu/emergency-services or call (828) 398-2123.

5th Annual Western Women’s Business Conference

June 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the A-B Tech Conference Center in Asheville.

A-B Tech’s Small Business Center and the Carolina Small Business Development Fund are partnering to present the 5th annual Western Women’s Business Conference.

The event brings together women entrepreneurs, business experts, nationally-renowned speakers, and artists for a full day of inspiration, learning and networking. All with the goal of building a diverse, sustainable, and innovation entrepreneurial community in Western North Carolina. Tickets are $45. Contact Jasmine Hanks at jhanks@carolinasmallbusiness.org or call (828) 633-5065.

Fly Your Future Aviation Program Open House

June 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4-7 p.m. at WNC Aviation, adjacent to Asheville Regional Airport.

A-B Tech Aviation and our certified flight-training partner, WNC Aviation, prepare students for a variety of aviation and aviation-related careers with commercial airlines, general aviation, the aerospace industry, the military, or state and federal aviation organizations. For details, visit abtech.edu/aviation or call (828) 782-2626.

Culinary and Hospitality Programs Open House

July 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Magnolia Building at the Brumit Center on A-B Tech’s main campus in Asheville.

Tour the state-of-the-art kitchens and the newly renovated Mountain Tech Lodge, while speaking with experienced leaders in the Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry Arts, and Hospitality Management fields. Join these programs nationally recognized programs to accelerate your career. For details, visit abtech.edu/hospitality or call (828) 398-7667.

About A-B Tech Community College

Founded in 1959 in the heart of Asheville, A-B Tech is the largest higher education institution in Western North Carolina, serving approximately 25,000 students a year in Buncombe and Madison counties. A-B Tech offers more than 120 degrees, diplomas and certificates, as well as a wide range of workforce training and continuing education programs.

Now celebrating its 60th year, A-B Tech includes the main Asheville campus, A-B Tech Enka (home of the A-B Tech Small Business Center and Business Incubation Program, Craft Beverage Institute of the Southeast and N.C. BioNetwork), A-B Tech Madison, A-B Tech South, A-B Tech Woodfin and the Goodwill Center in West Asheville.

Learn more at abtech.edu.