If you are a professional seeking to enhance your skills without leaving your job, or a part-time student, there are a number of continuing education options open to you:
- Our unique Distance
Learning Program offers you the opportunity to take
individual courses or to earn a Distance
Masters in Forest Biomaterials without even setting foot
Pulp and Paper Basics Workshop, Co-sponsored by North Carolina
State University and TAPPI. This hands-on laboratory based workshop will
provide a broad overview of Pulping, Bleaching, Chemical Recovery,
Recycling, Papermaking and Converting. The 5-day introduction to pulp
and paper technology course will consist of presentations in the morning
and hands-on laboratory and pilot-plant exercises in the afternoon.
Workshop material discussed in the morning will be re-emphasized in lab
and pilot plant exercises covering pulping, bleaching, deinking, and
refining for increased understanding and retention. This introductory-level
workshop is appropriate for technical and non-technical individuals with
a desire for a laboratory focused course to understand and appreciate
the basics of pulping, bleaching, recovery, recycling, papermaking and
- Customized In-Mill Pulp and Paper Short Course, A
unique opportunity for pulp and paper training for your employees on your
mill-site is available. The program can involve classroom
type presentations and activities and in-mill hands-on activities or
tours, or a combination. Combining classroom learning with
mill-activities has been demonstrated to enhance learning and retention
and therefore improve employee effectiveness in managing or operating
the company’s specific technology and processes. The actual learning
content is developed
between the company and the faculty to meet the specific needs of the
company. The faculty has many years of experience in developing
lectures and activities to meet the company’s learning objectives.
Courses can range from a 1-day course to a 2-week course as needed.
This type of short course can be conducted economically for as little
as 5 students. The objectives, activities, employee backgrounds,
course resources and costs are clearly defined prior to the course.
Optionally, the course can be conducted at NCSU, taking advantage of
our laboratories and pilot plant paper machine for activities. For
additional information contact email@example.com.
- We offer customized hands-on wood products short courses that typically last 2 to 5 days and are ideal for engineers and other
college graduates who are entering the wood products field for the first
time or broadening their job responsibilities. Available courses cover a
wide range of topics, including quality control, in-plant drying, saw
design and sawing accuracy, management and supervisor development,
excellence in wood products manufacturing and more.
classes offered at NC State include a number of Forest
State’s Credit Programs and Summer Sessions curriculum for
lifelong learners includes Forest Biomaterials options.