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WPCC’s department of Personal Enrichment Programs agrees with the philosophy of “lifelong learning.” We believe in sustaining personal growth and expanding horizons, which is made easily accessible via tools and skills attained from our classes. Personal Enrichment Programs (PEP) offers opportunities for individual learning, couple classes, parent/child classes, summer camps, and senior-focuses courses.

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Monthly Calendar


Events in February 2024

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January 28, 2024
January 29, 2024(1 event)

6:00 pm: Valentine's Day Pottery Class


January 29, 2024

Dates: January 29th & February 5th
Times: 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Cost: $70
Section #: 70499
Teacher: Michael Buchanan
Location:
WPCC Main Campus - Rostan Hall-001 (View Campus Maps Online HERE)

Description: Valentine’s Day is around the corner so why not give them something from the heart this year. Come out to our beginner-styled pottery class and make your own Valentine’s Day vase for that special someone, a family member, a friend or just for yourself to enjoy.

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Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Ave
Morganton , NC 28655
January 30, 2024(1 event)

5:30 pm: Laminate Install (70492)


January 30, 2024

WPCC is offering a new and exciting training for the Do-It-Yourselfer. If you have decided to do your own repairs at home. Let us lend you some helpful training. Whatever it is inside the home or yard work. WPCC has three upcoming classes that might help to achieve your goal.

Course: Laminate Install
Date:
January 30, 2024
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $40.00
Location: Regional Skilled Trades Solution Center, 1001 Burkemont Ave, Morganton, NC 28655 | Carpentry Shop (Room 111)
SECTION NUMBER: 70492 (copy this number to use when registering)

This course will give the students the proper technique to install tile and laminate. The course will highlight prep flooring, leveling subfloor, calculate tile, mix mortar, layout tile. How to adjust and cut tile along with proper application of gout along with sealant. Secondly, proper application for laminate install from cutting, attachment of tongue and groove, proper placement of laminate on flooring. By the end of course a student should have basic skills to calculate, layout and apply tile or laminate to the subflooring.

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Jim Richardson Campus/K Building
200 Enola Road
Morganton, NC 28655
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February 20, 2024(1 event)

5:30 pm: Drywall Install/Repair


February 20, 2024

WPCC is offering a new and exciting training for the Do-It-Yourselfer. If you have decided to do your own repairs at home. Let us lend you some helpful training. Whatever it is inside the home or yard work. WPCC has three upcoming classes that might help to achieve your goal.

Course: Drywall Install/Repair
Date:
February 20 & February 21, 2024
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $40.00
Location: Regional Skilled Trades Solution Center,1001 Burkemont Ave, Morganton, NC 28655 | Carpentry Shop (Room 111)
SECTION NUMBER: 70491 (copy this number to use when registering)

In this course, the student will learn the basics of drywall repair. This course will instruct the student in the proper techniques to repair cracks, holes, and other defects. All tools will be provided, as well as materials. The course will include tools such as box blades, sanders, and drywall mortar with proper applications. The student should wear clothing that is suitable for the construction site. By the end of this course, a student will be able to repair a drywall defect.

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View our CAMPUS MAPS page for directions to the K-Building.

 

 

Jim Richardson Campus/K Building
200 Enola Road
Morganton, NC 28655
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Contact Information

Current or Future Classes

Please call (828) 448-6148 or email harmstrong@wpcc.edu

Registration

Please call (828) 448-6046

Payment

Please see our Payment Policy or contact the WPCC Business Office.

Disability Services

  • Deanna Keller, Disability Resource Specialist
    Office Number: (828) 448-3154 Email: dkeller@wpcc.edu
  • Disability Services Home Page
  • 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.


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Note:  All classes are self-supporting. Self-supporting classes are classes not supported by state dollars. All costs associated with these classes are paid through student registration fees.