Continuing Education

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Training and Enrichment Opportunities for Burke County

WPCC Continuing Education offers a variety of classes for professional training along with personal advancement and enjoyment.

Available in both seated and online settings, courses are designed to accommodate busy lifestyles and provide opportunities to quickly get skills or explore interests.

Select a Category Below for Classes 


Personal Enrichment

Courses for personal interest
and exploration

Allied Health

Training & Certification
for healthcare professionals

Customized Training

Specialized Training
for Businesses & Individuals

Online Classes

Courses when & where
you want to learn

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Emergency Services

Certification & Training
for Fire & Rescue Personnel


Human Resources &
Career Readiness Certification


Courses for you to get or renew job skills

Emergency Medical

Classes for emergency medical responders

Job & Career

Courses to add to or
improve your job skills

Small Business

Training for Entrepreneurs
and Small Business Owners

Law Enforcement

Certification & Training
for Law Enforcement

Defensive Driving

Defensive Driving Information & Classes

Our Locations

Western Piedmont Community College offers Continuing Education classes on the Main Campus (left pin on the map) and at the Foothills Higher Education Center (right pin on the map). Select a pin to get address and general contact information about each location.

WPCC Main Campus

1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655

General Information: (828) 438-6000

Foothills Higher Education Center

2128 South Sterling Street
Morganton, NC 28655

General Information: (828) 448-6140

Division of
Workforce &
Professional Development

Lee Kiser
Dean of Workforce &
Professional Development

(828) 448-6707

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