Workforce Development & Continuing Education

Opportunities for Personal & Professional Growth

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.

Upcoming Classes

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

A complete calendar of course offerings is available below.

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New In-Person Registration Hours

You can also register and pay in person for Continuing Education and Workforce Development classes with Yvette Logan in Hildebrand Hall, Room 100E [map]. Yvette will be available for registrations Monday-Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 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.


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
September 2019
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
September 1, 2019 September 2, 2019

All day: Labor Day Holiday (WPCC Closed)

All day: Labor Day Holiday (WPCC Closed)
September 3, 2019 September 4, 2019

6:00 pm: Strumming Along: Guitar II

6:00 pm: Strumming Along: Guitar II
September 5, 2019 September 6, 2019 September 7, 2019
September 8, 2019 September 9, 2019 September 10, 2019 September 11, 2019 September 12, 2019

6:00 pm: Stained Glass Mosaic

6:00 pm: Stained Glass Mosaic
September 13, 2019 September 14, 2019
September 15, 2019 September 16, 2019 September 17, 2019

6:00 pm: Conversational Sign Language

6:00 pm: Conversational Sign Language
September 18, 2019

6:00 pm: Tie Dye Shoes

6:00 pm: Tie Dye Shoes
September 19, 2019 September 20, 2019 September 21, 2019
September 22, 2019 September 23, 2019 September 24, 2019 September 25, 2019

8:00 am: ServSafe

8:00 am: ServSafe
September 26, 2019

6:00 pm: Monster Mug

6:00 pm: Monster Mug
September 27, 2019 September 28, 2019

11:00 am: Tie Dye Shoes

11:00 am: Tie Dye Shoes
September 29, 2019 September 30, 2019 October 1, 2019

5:00 pm: Woodworking Open Lab

5:00 pm: Woodworking Open Lab
October 2, 2019 October 3, 2019

6:00 pm: Holiday Dessert Dishes

6:00 pm: Holiday Dessert Dishes
October 4, 2019 October 5, 2019

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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