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
April 2017
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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
April 2, 2017 April 3, 2017

Category: History and Culture6:00 pm: Revolutionary War in the South

6:00 pm: Revolutionary War in the South
April 4, 2017

Category: Genealogy6:00 pm: Genealogy 101

6:00 pm: Genealogy 101

Category: Computers, Technology, Software6:00 pm: Microsoft Excel 2013: The Basics

6:00 pm: Microsoft Excel 2013: The Basics
April 5, 2017 April 6, 2017

Category: Professional Crafts5:30 pm: Figurative Clay Sculpture: The Human Head

5:30 pm: Figurative Clay Sculpture: The Human Head
April 7, 2017 April 8, 2017

Category: Professional Crafts10:00 am: Turning Small Lathe Objects

10:00 am: Turning Small Lathe Objects
April 9, 2017 April 10, 2017

Category: History and Culture6:00 pm: Cowpens & Kings Mountain Class & Tour

6:00 pm: Cowpens & Kings Mountain Class & Tour
April 11, 2017 April 12, 2017 April 13, 2017 April 14, 2017 April 15, 2017
April 16, 2017 April 17, 2017

Category: HolidaysAll Day: Easter Holiday (WPCC Closed)

All Day: Easter Holiday (WPCC Closed)
April 18, 2017

Category: Computers, Technology, Software6:00 pm: Internet and Email Basics

6:00 pm: Internet and Email Basics
April 19, 2017 April 20, 2017 April 21, 2017 April 22, 2017
April 23, 2017 April 24, 2017

Category: Professional Crafts5:30 pm: Turning Wood Bowls

5:30 pm: Turning Wood Bowls
April 25, 2017

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

6:00 pm: Basics of Car Maintenance for the Novice
April 26, 2017

Category: Notary8:30 am: Notary Public Class

8:30 am: Notary Public Class
April 27, 2017

Category: Culinary, Food & Beverage 7:00 pm: Beer Club

7:00 pm: Beer Club
April 28, 2017 April 29, 2017

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

8:00 am: CPR for Basic Life Support
April 30, 2017 May 1, 2017

Category: History and Culture6:00 pm: Civil War in the East

6:00 pm: Civil War in the East
May 2, 2017

Category: Photography6:00 pm: Introduction to Adobe Photoshop Elements

6:00 pm: Introduction to Adobe Photoshop Elements
May 3, 2017 May 4, 2017 May 5, 2017 May 6, 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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