Continuing Education & Workforce Development
Opportunities for Professional & Personal Development
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.
The GEER Scholarship
Learn more about scholarship opportunities for certain workforce development & continuing education classes.
Heavy Equipment Operator
New program provides short-term training using our new CAT simulator
New Certificate Program
Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing prepares you for potential job opportunities with Pratt & Whitney, coming to Asheville, North Carolina in 2022.
Click or tap on a class name for more information or to register.
- May 18, 2022, 6:00 pm: Defensive Driving (Section 66941)
- May 20, 2022, 9:00 am: TABE Test
- May 21, 2022, 8:00 am: Defensive Driving (Section 66942)
- May 23, 2022, 8:00 am: Horticulture Equipment Operation & Maintenance
- May 23, 2022, 4:00 pm: Acrylics 101: Landscapes
- May 24, 2022, 8:00 am: Vegetable Production
- May 25, 2022, 6:00 pm: Defensive Driving (Section 66943)
- May 28, 2022, 8:00 am: Defensive Driving (Section 66944)
- May 30, 2022, All day: Memorial Day - WPCC Closed
- June 4, 2022, 8:00 am: Defensive Driving (Section 66945)
- June 6, 2022, 8:00 am: Emergency Medical Technician Day Session Course - Section #65988
- June 8, 2022, 6:00 pm: Defensive Driving (Section 66946)
- June 9, 2022, 2:00 pm: TABE Test
- June 16, 2022, 8:00 am: Industrial Sewing (66938)
- June 16, 2022, 2:00 pm: TABE Test
- June 18, 2022, 8:00 am: Defensive Driving (Section 66947)
- June 22, 2022, All Day: : New York Cultural Experience – Tour
- June 22, 2022, 6:00 pm: Defensive Driving (Section 66948)
- July 4, 2022, All day: July 4 Holiday - WPCC Closed
- July 11, 2022, 8:00 am: Industrial Sewing (66939)
A complete calendar of course offerings is available below.
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.
NOTE: In-person registration for Workforce and Continuing Education classes in Hildebrand Hall has resumed.You can stop in to register Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 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. If you have questions, please call (828) 448-3500.
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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.
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Week of Oct 4th
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October 9, 2020(1 event)
8:30 am: Woodworking Open Lab | 62357
Want space, equipment, and guidance to create your own woodworking projects? If you are in a Western Piedmont Community College's Professional Crafts Woods program or have taken the Personal Enrichment gateway class, you are eligible to sign up for the open lab. Students must wear safety glasses and closed-toed shoes for this class. Bring your lunch. Individuals will have lunch for one hour.
Class Date: 10/9/20
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Western Piedmont Community College J 20
Section Number: 62357
Registration Link: https://www.wpcc.edu/personal-enrichment/ or WPCC Get Enriched! on Facebook
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 7, 2020
WPCC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make every effort to honor reasonable requests made by individuals with qualifying disabilities. Accommodations must be requested three business days in advance of school events or activities through the Office of Disability Services in Room 136 Hildebrand Hall or call (828) 448-3154.
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655
|October 10, 2020|
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
Morganton, NC 28655
General Information: (828) 438-6000
Foothills Higher Education Center
Morganton, NC 28655
General Information: (828) 448-6140
Dean of Workforce &