Workforce Development & Continuing Education

 
Opportunities for Personal & Professional Growth

WPCC offers a variety of classes for professional training and certifications 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.

Check out our list of upcoming classes. You can get more information on them and register for them by clicking or tapping on the name of the class.

Upcoming Events

Click or tap on a class name for more information or to register.

A complete calendar of course offerings is available below.

Online Registration

You can sign up for classes via our online system. Please have the class title/name and the date(s) or class section numbers before clicking or tapping the buttons to access the registration forms.

Register for Workforce Development & Continuing Education Classes Online

 

Register for a Fire/EMS Class Online

 

In-Person Registration

In-person registration for Workforce and Continuing Education classes in Hildebrand Hall has been suspended due to the COVID-19 restrictions. We are still accepting registrations for classes being offered via online registration. Remember, you need to register for classes prior to the class start date (preferably 48 hours prior), allowing time for all payments to process before the class begins. If you have questions, please call (828) 448-3500.


Select a Category Below for Classes

 

Personal Enrichment

Courses to develop and expand personal interests for all ages.

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 to acquire or renew job skills

Emergency Medical

Classes for emergency medical responders

Job & Career

Courses to increase and
improve 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 or +Google Calendar link to add the class to your personal calendar.

 

MonthWeekDay
August 2020
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
July 26, 2020 July 27, 2020

2:00 pm: TABE Testing - EMT ONLY

2:00 pm: TABE Testing - EMT ONLY
July 28, 2020 July 29, 2020 July 30, 2020 July 31, 2020 August 1, 2020
August 2, 2020 August 3, 2020 August 4, 2020 August 5, 2020 August 6, 2020 August 7, 2020 August 8, 2020
August 9, 2020 August 10, 2020 August 11, 2020 August 12, 2020 August 13, 2020

8:00 am: Notary Public Class - SECTION FULL

8:00 am: Notary Public Class - SECTION FULL
August 14, 2020 August 15, 2020
August 16, 2020 August 17, 2020 August 18, 2020 August 19, 2020 August 20, 2020 August 21, 2020 August 22, 2020
August 23, 2020 August 24, 2020 August 25, 2020 August 26, 2020 August 27, 2020 August 28, 2020 August 29, 2020
August 30, 2020 August 31, 2020 September 1, 2020 September 2, 2020 September 3, 2020 September 4, 2020 September 5, 2020

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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