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Workforce Development & Continuing Education
WPCC offers a variety of classes for professional training along with personal advancement and enjoyment both in seated classes and online through ed2go. These classes are designed to accommodate busy lifestyles and provide opportunities to quickly get skills or explore interests.
Upcoming courses are listed to the right. Click or tap on a class name for a description and to register online.
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- February 21, 2018, 8:30 am: Notary Public Class - 53879
- March 9, 2018, 5:00 pm: Register for March 14 ed2go Classes by 5:00 p.m.
- March 13, 2018, 5:30 pm: Glass Mosaic Art - All Levels
- March 15, 2018, 6:00 pm: Municipal Finance
- March 17, 2018, 8:00 am: Independent Auto Dealer License Renewal Course
- March 21, 2018, 8:30 am: Notary Public Class - 53880
- April 6, 2018, 5:00 pm: Register for April 11 ed2go Classes by 5:00 p.m.
- April 10, 2018, 5:30 pm: Notary Public Class - 53893
- April 12, 2018, 5:30 pm: Ceramic Totems - All Levels
In The News…
Here is the latest on programs, students, events, people, and services from WPCC:
The Customized Training Program (CTP) at Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) provides area industries with specialized training in topics from leadership development and new supervisor training to basic math skills. One local business has used WPCC’s CTP multiple times over the past few years and has seen incredible success.read more
Beginning college mid-life isn’t the typical path taken by most students, but that was the unlikely route Kay Smith found herself on. At the age of 42, Smith’s job was outsourced and sent overseas. The years of production sewing had been good to her financially, but she was ready for a change and seized the opportunity to go to college through the Trade Adjustment Assistance program, which paid for her two-year degree in full.read more
Western Piedmont Community College’s Dean of Student Services, Susan Williams, has released the Fall 2017 President’s List of 143 students, and a Dean’s List of 416 students.read more
The Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy at Western Piedmont Community College graduated on Friday, December 15, 2017, following 17 weeks of rigorous training. Graduates will be employed by various law enforcement agencies in the area.read more
By The Numbers…
Western Piedmont Community College is among the top 10 North Carolina community colleges in students completing their curriculum coursework.
Here are some other numbers of interest:
Percentage of students who would
recommend WPCC to family & friends
Percent of full-time employees who gave to WPCC’s 2017-18 Annual Giving Campaign.
The Medical Laboratory Technology program
has boasted a 100% pass rate on the
national certification exam
for the last three years.