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Professional and Personal Development

College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Workforce Development and Career Readiness (WDCR) department, formerly Continuing Education, 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.

Learn about the wide variety of classes we offer at our campus locations in Barco, Edenton, Elizabeth City and Manteo.


Featured Classes


EMS Training

Emergency Medical Services Training

Emergency Medical Services Program Emergency Medical Services (EMS) training courses meet both the initial training and Workforce Development and Career Readiness (WDCR) requirements for medical responders within College of The […]

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English as a Second Language Program

English as a Second Language

College of The Albemarle’s (COA) English as a Second Language (ESL) is a course designed for English Language Learners (ELL) who want to fluently speak, read and write the English […]

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Tourism and Hospitality Certifications

Hospitality & Tourism

College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Workforce Development and Career Readiness (WDCR) offers three certifications for the hospitality and tourism industry: Reservations, Housekeeping and Maintenance. How to Earn Your Certification Testing […]

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Basic Law Enforcement Training program

Law Enforcement Training

Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) BLET is a 16-week certificate program (typically offered twice a year) designed to give you the essential skills required for entry-level employment as a law […]

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Motorcycle Safety Class

Motorcycle Safety

Learn to Ride In College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Motorcycle Safety course, you’ll learn to ride in an atmosphere proven to reduce risks. Most self-taught riders are unaware of the […]

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Nurse Aide

Nurse Aide I & II

Nurse Aid Program College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Nurse Aide program is offered by the Workforce Development and Career Readiness (WDCR) department. Our curriculum will prepare you to work under […]

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