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Professional & Personal Development

Browse our continuing education class schedules. Whether you want 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. We offer classes that provide opportunities for professional development and personal enrichment at our four campuses:

Day and evening courses are available.

Continuing Education

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In addition to professional development courses, our continuing education class schedules include programs for fun or personal growth.


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.

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.

Apply for WDCR Scholarships


Featured Classes

AHA Training Center

American Heart Association™ Training

American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center College of The Albemarle (COA) operates the only American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center in the area and offers a variety of classes for […]

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Emergency Public Services Classes

Fire & Rescue Service Training

Fire and Rescue College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Fire and Rescue Service Training helps prepare firefighters to serve their communities. Training sessions are held in fire departments throughout our seven-county […]

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Basic Law Enforcement Training program

Law Enforcement Training

Law Enforcement Training Read about College of The Albemarle’s (COA) law enforcement training courses. Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) COA’s BLET program is a 16-week certificate course (typically offered twice […]

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Motorcycle Safety Class

Motorcycle Safety

Motorcycle Safety Course COA Motorcycle Safety Class Schedule 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 […]

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Nurse Aide

Nurse Aide I & II

Nurse Aid Program View COA – Elizabeth City/Edenton-Chowan Nurse Aid Classes View COA – Dare Nurse Aid Classes College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Nurse Aide program is offered by the […]

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Truck Driver Training Program

Truck Driver Training

Truck Driver Training Program Overview Truck Driver Program Class Schedule Mandatory Orientation and Enrollment Requirements Learn how to become a truck driver. Local demand for qualified truck drivers is at […]

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