Classes for Professional Development and Personal Enrichment
College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Workforce Development and Career Readiness (WDCR), formerly Continuing Education, places an emphasis on the value of lifelong learning. Students 18 years of age and older can pursue a range of noncredit classes, and although you won’t receive college credit, you’ll have the opportunity to meet professional or personal development goals.
Through our varied programs, you can:
- Train for a new career
- Become qualified for job advancement
- Earn credits to maintain your licensure/certification
- Learn a new hobby or explore your creativity
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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.
- Adult Basic Education
- Adult Basic Education Transitional Opportunities
- Adult High School Program
- American Heart Association™ Training
- Dental Assisting
- Digital Literacy Skills & Training Education
- Emergency Medical Services Training
- English as a Second Language
- Fire & Rescue Service Training
- High School Equivalency
- Hospitality & Tourism
- Human Resources Development
- Law Enforcement Training
- Manicuring/Nail Technology
- Marine Diesel Engine Repair
- Motorcycle Safety
- NC Customized Training
- Nurse Aide I & II
- Pharmacy Technician
- Phlebotomy (Noncredit)
- Small Business Center
- Truck Driver Training
COA also offers a range of noncredit online classes through Ed2Go™. These allow you to master new skills from wherever, whenever.
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.
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.
Have questions about a particular continuing education program or personal enrichment course? Please call 252-335-0821 ext. 2250.
|COA – Edenton-Chowan WDCR||252-335-0821 ext. 2250|
|COA – Elizabeth City WDCR||252-335-0821 ext. 2250|
|COA – Dare WDCR||252-473-2264 ext. 7024|
|College and Career Readiness Center||252-335-0821 ext. 2242 or ext. 2253|
|Certification/Licensing||252-335-0821 ext. 2250|
|Customized Industry Training||252-335-0821 ext. 2362|
|Ed2Go Online Classes||252-335-0821 ext. 2250|
|Emergency Medical Services Training||252-335-0821 ext. 2519|
|Fire/Rescue Training||252-335-0821 ext. 2422|
|Law Enforcement Training||252-335-0821 ext. 2210|
|Nurse Aide||252-335-0821 ext. 2257|
|Small Business Center Training||252-335-0821 ext. 2370|