Workforce Development & Career Readiness
Career Skills, Broaden Your Interests
College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Workforce Development and Career Readiness (WDCR) department, formerly Continuing Education, places an emphasis on the value of lifelong education and provides a variety of classes to meet the needs and interests of individuals, businesses and industries in the area. COA provides occupational, academic, avocational and practical skills classes for people 18 years of age or older and for those who need vocational or professional retraining and upgrading, and workshops for fun or personal enrichment.
Contact a staff member at your campus to make sure the classes you’re interested in are still open.
|WDCR Edenton-Chowan Campus||252-482-7900 ext. 6012|
|WDCR Elizabeth City Campus||Robin Zinsmeister
252-335-0821 ext. 2362
|WDCR Roanoke Island Campus||Sherri May
252-473-2264 ext. 7511
|Career Readiness Center||252-335-0821 ext. 2242 or ext. 2253|
|Certification/Licensing||252-482-7900 ext. 6012|
|Customized Industry Training||Robin Zinsmeister
252-335-0821 ext. 2362
|Ed2Go Online Classes||252-482-7900 ext. 6012|
|Emergency Medical Services Training||Caitlin Wilson
252-335-0821 ext. 2518
|EMS and Paramedic Training||John Wilson
252-335-0821 ext. 2519
|Fire/Rescue Training||Billy Bass
252-335-0821 ext. 2422
|Law Enforcement Training||Cheryl Griffin
252-335-0821 ext. 2210
|Small Business Center Training/AMA Certification||Laura Rollinson
252-335-0821 ext. 2231
|Small Business Center Consulting and Startups||Ginger O’Neal
252-335-0821 ext. 2370
Register and pay for your classes online by visiting WebAdvisor, or call to register by phone (for most classes that don’t require additional forms, documents or prerequisites). COA accepts cash, checks, money orders, MasterCard™, Discover™, American Express™ and Visa™.
If you’re sponsoring a student’s registration, you’ll need to register by phone or in person at a campus location. A sponsor can be an employer, parent, agency or anyone who’s registering a student.
A full refund is provided to students who drop a class at least one day before the class start date. A 75 percent refund may be available to students who complete 10 percent or less of the class.