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Workforce Development & Career ReadinessContinuing Education

Classes for Professional and Personal Development

Whether you’re looking to train for a new career or just want to have fun learning a new skill, College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Workforce Development and Career Readiness (WDCR), formerly Continuing Education, has a program for you.

How to Register

Contact a staff member at your campus to make sure the classes you’re interested in are still open.

Program/Department Contact
COA – Edenton-Chowan
Workforce Development and Career Readiness
252-335-0821 ext. 2250
COA – Elizabeth City
Workforce Development and Career Readiness
252-335-0821 ext. 2250
COA – Dare
Workforce Development and Career Readiness
College and Career Readiness Center 252-335-0821 ext. 2242 or ext. 2253
Certification/Licensing 252-335-0821 ext. 2250
Customized Industry Training Robin Zinsmeister
252-335-0821 ext. 2362
Ed2Go Online Classes 252-335-0821 ext. 2250
Emergency Medical Services Training 252-335-0821 ext. 2250
EMS and Paramedic Training 252-335-0821 ext. 2418
Fire/Rescue Training Billy Bass
252-335-0821 ext. 2422
Law Enforcement Training Cheryl Griffin
252-335-0821 ext. 2210
NC Customized Training 252-335-0821 ext. 2231
Nurse Aide Michelle Coley
252-335-0821 ext. 2257
Small Business Center Training Ginger O’Neal
252-335-0821 ext. 2370
Small Business Center Consulting and Startups Ginger O’Neal
252-335-0821 ext. 2370

Option 1

Complete the WDCR registration form PDF. Email, fax, mail or hand deliver your noncredit registration form and payment to the campus where your class is located.

Option 2

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 your campus. A sponsor can be an employer, parent, agency or anyone who’s registering a student.

Refund Policy

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.

Apply for WDCR Scholarships

These scholarships are for eligible workforce continuing education students who are pursuing 96-hour, high-demand workforce training programs leading to a state- or industry-recognized credential.

    Student Information

    Educational Information

    You must be enrolled in an Occupational Continuing Education credentialing program of at least 96 hours.

    Other Information

    **Source: Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

    Size of Household 200% of Poverty Guidelines
    1 $25,760
    2 $34,840
    3 $43,920
    4 $53,000
    5 $62,080
    6 $71,160
    7 $80,240
    8 $89,320

    For each additional person, add $9,080.


    Biographical Statement


    I, , hereby give COA, the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS), and the scholarship donor permission to use my name, likeness, image, voice, and/or appearance as such may be embodied in any pictures, photos, video recordings, audiotapes, digital images, and the like, taken or made on behalf of the donor's activities. I acknowledge that they may be used for any purpose consistent with the organization's education missions.