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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 all four COA campuses:

  • Dare County
  • Edenton-Chowan
  • Elizabeth City
  • Regional Aviation & Technical Training Center (Currituck County)

Day and evening courses are available.

Continuing Education Class Schedules

Browse Classes by Campus

In addition to professional development courses, our WDCR 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.

Featured Classes

AHA Training Center

American Heart Association™ Training

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

About American Heart Association™ Training
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 […]

About Fire & Rescue Service Training
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 […]

About Law Enforcement Training
Tourism and Hospitality Certifications

Hospitality & Tourism Certifications

Hospitality and Tourism Program Overview College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Workforce Development and Career Readiness (WDCR) offers three certifications at our Dare County Campus for the hospitality and tourism industry: […]

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Motorcycle Safety Class

Motorcycle Safety

Motorcycle Safety Course 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 […]

About Nurse Aide I & II