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Continuing Education

Welcome to the Division of Workforce and Professional Development

Lee KiserDean of Workforce and Professional Development

(828) 448-6707

A WPCC student enjoys early spring weather in the commonsWe appreciate and understand the needs of citizens of Burke County and strive to offer quality instruction that can prepare you for today’s changing workplace.

Both our on-line courses and interactive instructor-led classes offer flexible scheduling and are structured to accommodate your busy lifestyle. From adult basic education to starting your own business, let us help you obtain what you need to improve quality of life for you and your family.

Although workforce and economic development are at the heart of what we provide, you will also find classes that serve our community through personal interest and cultural enrichment programs. From historical travel study tours to custom woodworking and pottery, we offer programs that can enhance your life.

As you look through our course offerings, think about what we can do to help you.

If you have a particular training need or would like to learn more about how Continuing Education can assist you or your company, please give us a call or drop by our campus. It is our goal to provide the very best of workforce development training and we value your input. Tell us how we can better serve you!

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