Continuing Education

Training & 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.

Click or tap a slide for a course description or to register

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Like A Printed Class Schedule?

You can request a copy to be mailed to you or download a copy (PDF file – open with the free Adobe Reader software) that you can print yourself.

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

Photo of Firefighters battling a blaze

Emergency Services

Certification & Training
for Fire & Rescue Personnel

HRD & CRC

Human Resources &
Career Readiness Certification

Certifications

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

Current Class Schedule

Here are the classes scheduled for the current month at WPCC. You can see future class offerings by clicking either the Next button to move to the next month or by choosing a month and date and hitting the Go button.

Add A Class to Your Calendar

Want to set a reminder for a class on your phone, tablet, or computer’s calendar? It’s easy. Click the class name to read a description and register to attend. At the bottom, click the iCal link to add the class to your peraonal calendar.

 

Month Week Day
March 2017
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
February 26, 2017 February 27, 2017 February 28, 2017

Category: Defensive Driving8:30 am: Defensive Driving Registration

8:30 am: Defensive Driving Registration
March 1, 2017

Category: Professional Crafts5:30 pm: Sharpening Woodworking Handtools

5:30 pm: Sharpening Woodworking Handtools
March 2, 2017 March 3, 2017 March 4, 2017

Category: Allied Health8:00 am: CPR for Basic Life Support

8:00 am: CPR for Basic Life Support

Category: Professional Crafts10:00 am: Free Form Wood Turning

10:00 am: Free Form Wood Turning
March 5, 2017 March 6, 2017

Category: History and Culture6:00 pm: World War II: Pearl Harbor

6:00 pm: World War II: Pearl Harbor
March 7, 2017

Category: Sign Language6:00 pm: Beginning Sign Language

6:00 pm: Beginning Sign Language

Category: Computers, Technology, Software6:00 pm: Microsoft Windows 10: Getting Started

6:00 pm: Microsoft Windows 10: Getting Started
March 8, 2017 March 9, 2017 March 10, 2017

Category: Certifications8:00 am: Electrical Code Update I

8:00 am: Electrical Code Update I
March 11, 2017

Category: Certifications8:00 am: Independent Auto Dealer License Renewal Course

8:00 am: Independent Auto Dealer License Renewal Course
March 12, 2017 March 13, 2017

Category: History and Culture6:00 pm: World War II: Sink the Bismark

6:00 pm: World War II: Sink the Bismark
March 14, 2017

Category: Professional Crafts5:30 pm: Wood Turning a Custom Keepsake Box

5:30 pm: Wood Turning a Custom Keepsake Box

Category: Computers, Technology, Software6:00 pm: Microsoft Office 2016/365

6:00 pm: Microsoft Office 2016/365
March 15, 2017 March 16, 2017 March 17, 2017 March 18, 2017

Category: Computers, Technology, Software9:00 am: Getting to Know your Iphone/Ipad

9:00 am: Getting to Know your Iphone/Ipad

Category: Photography9:00 am: Smartphone Photography

9:00 am: Smartphone Photography
March 19, 2017 March 20, 2017

Category: Notary8:30 am: Notary Public Class

8:30 am: Notary Public Class

Category: History and Culture6:00 pm: World War II: The Battle of Midway

6:00 pm: World War II: The Battle of Midway
March 21, 2017

Category: Home Design/Repair6:00 pm: Basics of Lawn Equipment Maintenance for the Novice

6:00 pm: Basics of Lawn Equipment Maintenance for the Novice

Category: Photography6:00 pm: Digital Photography-Introduction to Your Digital Camera

6:00 pm: Digital Photography-Introduction to Your Digital Camera
March 22, 2017 March 23, 2017 March 24, 2017

Category: Culinary, Food & Beverage 7:00 pm: Friday Evening Supper Club

7:00 pm: Friday Evening Supper Club
March 25, 2017

Category: Genealogy9:00 am: An Introduction to Finding Your Roots

9:00 am: An Introduction to Finding Your Roots

Category: Health Wellness9:00 am: Get Tough! Self Defense Tips and Techniques for Women

9:00 am: Get Tough! Self Defense Tips and Techniques for Women

Category: Allied Health9:30 am: Nurse Aide Refresher Course

9:30 am: Nurse Aide Refresher Course
March 26, 2017 March 27, 2017

Category: History and Culture6:00 pm: World War II: The Battle of Guadalcanal

6:00 pm: World War II: The Battle of Guadalcanal
March 28, 2017 March 29, 2017 March 30, 2017

Category: Allied Health5:00 pm: Medication Aide

5:00 pm: Medication Aide

Category: Professional Crafts5:30 pm: Handbuilding Pottery II

5:30 pm: Handbuilding Pottery II
March 31, 2017 April 1, 2017

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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