Continuing Education

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 in our slideshow. Click or tap on a slide for a class 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.

Personal Enrichment classes will display a Sign Me Up or Register Now option.  The Sign Me Up option will let us know your interest in receiving more information about the class once dates, times or fees have been established.  Classes with the Register Now option have been scheduled with assigned dates, times and fees.

 

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Calendar Continuing Education

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
October 2017
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
September 24, 2017 September 25, 2017 September 26, 2017

Category: Genealogy6:00 pm: An Introduction to Finding Your Roots

6:00 pm: An Introduction to Finding Your Roots
September 27, 2017 September 28, 2017 September 29, 2017

Category: Professional Crafts9:30 am: Wood Design Challenge - 52820

9:30 am: Wood Design Challenge - 52820
September 30, 2017
October 1, 2017 October 2, 2017 October 3, 2017 October 4, 2017 October 5, 2017 October 6, 2017 October 7, 2017
October 8, 2017 October 9, 2017

Category: Professional Crafts5:30 pm: Turning Wide Rimmed Wood Bowls

5:30 pm: Turning Wide Rimmed Wood Bowls
October 10, 2017

Category: Personal Enrichment6:00 pm: Basics of Car Maintenance for the Novice

6:00 pm: Basics of Car Maintenance for the Novice

Category: Personal Enrichment6:00 pm: Make Your Own Beer

6:00 pm: Make Your Own Beer
October 11, 2017

Category: Personal Enrichment7:00 pm: Exploring Burke County through Google Earth

7:00 pm: Exploring Burke County through Google Earth
October 12, 2017 October 13, 2017

Category: Professional Crafts12:30 pm: Functional Hand Built Pottery

12:30 pm: Functional Hand Built Pottery
October 14, 2017

Category: Allied Health9:00 am: Nurse Aide Refresher

9:00 am: Nurse Aide Refresher
October 15, 2017 October 16, 2017

Category: GenealogyN/A: Genealogy - Online: A Partnership with Ed 2 Go

N/A: Genealogy - Online: A Partnership with Ed 2 Go
October 17, 2017

Category: Genealogy6:00 pm: Genealogy 101

6:00 pm: Genealogy 101

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

6:00 pm: Microsoft Word 2013: The Basics
October 18, 2017

Category: PhotographyN/A: Photography - Online: A Partnership with Ed 2 Go

N/A: Photography - Online: A Partnership with Ed 2 Go

Category: Personal Enrichment7:00 pm: Navigating the Burke County GIS System

7:00 pm: Navigating the Burke County GIS System
October 19, 2017 October 20, 2017 October 21, 2017

Category: Personal Enrichment9:00 am: Beginner Mountain Bike Clinic

9:00 am: Beginner Mountain Bike Clinic

Category: Personal Enrichment10:00 am: Dancing Brooms

10:00 am: Dancing Brooms
October 22, 2017 October 23, 2017

Category: Professional Crafts5:30 pm: Wood Turning a Custom Keepsake Box - 53312

5:30 pm: Wood Turning a Custom Keepsake Box - 53312
October 24, 2017 October 25, 2017

Category: Notary8:30 am: Notary Public Class - 51711

8:30 am: Notary Public Class - 51711
October 26, 2017 October 27, 2017 October 28, 2017
October 29, 2017 October 30, 2017 October 31, 2017 November 1, 2017 November 2, 2017 November 3, 2017 November 4, 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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Have a question about a class or program? Want to suggest a class we should offer? Like a copy of our current class schedule? Feel free to share your thoughts or requests on the form below.

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