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 Classes

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

Kids Summer Camps & Courses for Personal Interest

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 personal calendar.

 

MonthWeekDay
June 2020
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
May 31, 2020 June 1, 2020 June 2, 2020 June 3, 2020 June 4, 2020 June 5, 2020 June 6, 2020

11:00 am: Guitar Enthusiasts

11:00 am: Guitar Enthusiasts
June 7, 2020 June 8, 2020

8:30 am: Wood CNC & Safety

8:30 am: Wood CNC & Safety

1:00 pm: Gateway to Woodworking 1 (Day)

1:00 pm: Gateway to Woodworking 1 (Day)

5:00 pm: Gateway to Woodworking 1 (Evening)

5:00 pm: Gateway to Woodworking 1 (Evening)
June 9, 2020 June 10, 2020 June 11, 2020 June 12, 2020

9:00 am: Pen Turning

9:00 am: Pen Turning
June 13, 2020
June 14, 2020 June 15, 2020

8:30 am: Wood CNC & Safety

8:30 am: Wood CNC & Safety

1:00 pm: Gateway to Woodworking 1 (Day)

1:00 pm: Gateway to Woodworking 1 (Day)

5:00 pm: Gateway to Woodworking 1 (Evening)

5:00 pm: Gateway to Woodworking 1 (Evening)
June 16, 2020 June 17, 2020 June 18, 2020 June 19, 2020

9:00 am: Pen Turning

9:00 am: Pen Turning
June 20, 2020
June 21, 2020 June 22, 2020

10:00 am: Gateway to Woodworking 2 (Day)

10:00 am: Gateway to Woodworking 2 (Day)
June 23, 2020

4:00 pm: Gateway to Woodworking 2 (Evening)

4:00 pm: Gateway to Woodworking 2 (Evening)
June 24, 2020 June 25, 2020 June 26, 2020

8:00 am: June Notary Public Class

8:00 am: June Notary Public Class

8:00 am: June Notary Public Class

8:00 am: June Notary Public Class

9:00 am: Pen Turning

9:00 am: Pen Turning
June 27, 2020
June 28, 2020 June 29, 2020

8:30 am: Woodworking Open Lab

8:30 am: Woodworking Open Lab
June 30, 2020

8:30 am: Woodworking Open Lab

8:30 am: Woodworking Open Lab
July 1, 2020 July 2, 2020 July 3, 2020 July 4, 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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