Certification Courses

Western Piedmont Community College offers occupational training and certification classes from time to time during the year. All classes will be offered at the Foothills Higher Education Center, 2128 S Sterling Street in Morganton, NC.

Municipal Finance

This course is intended to meet the NC Department of State Treasurer standards for the core duties of finance operations in local government units. Topics include overview of local government finance and accounting, GS 159, the role of finance officer, pre-audit and budget processes. This course must be taught with the NC Department of State Treasurer approved curriculum. ACC 3240.

48 Hour Hybrid Class
$125 Registration Fee

Upcoming Classes

Notary Public

Notary Public classes are listed in the calendar below, but if you would like information on the Notary Public program, please visit the Notary Public web page.

Upcoming Classes

Green Industry Career Training Certification

Green Industry Career Training will be prepare you for jobs in the green industry sector, including greenhouses, nurseries, and landscape operations. You will also get help with résumé preparation, interviewing etiquette and skills you need to get a job.


Independent Auto Dealer Renewal

Western Piedmont Community College offers an Independent Auto Dealer License Renewal Course. This course meets the six-hour continuing education requirement for your license renewal as ordered for Independent Auto Dealers by House Bill 432. Study will include topics such as Salesman License/Registration, Bill of Sale, Warranties, Repossessed Vehicles, Tag Requirements and other State required information. Contact emcgimsey@wpcc.edu  or  828-448-6719 for more information.

Upcoming Classes

Electrical Code Update

Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) Department of Continuing Education and Workforce Development will post class dates for 2018 when they are available. Contact Eddie McGimsey, emcgimsey@wpcc.edu  or  (828) 448-6719 for more information.   

Class Offerings

Here are the scheduled certification classes currently being offered this month by WPCC. To get more information, select a class name on the calendar. You will be presented with a course description and a link to register online. To see class offerings in future months, click the Next button or choose the month name and hit the “Go” button.

For More Information

Please contact Eddie McGimsey at (828) 448-6719 or emcgimsey@wpcc.edu for more information.

You can also contact us online. We welcome the opportunity to serve your interests and needs. Feel free to ask questions, give your thoughts, or share ideas about classes you would like to see offered through the form below.

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