Classes for Professional Development and Personal Enrichment
College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Workforce Development and Career Readiness, 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
Search Noncredit Classes
Classes are offered at all of our campuses — Dare, Edenton-Chowan, Elizabeth City and Currituck County — and vary by semester. Be sure to check out the current schedule.
- Adult High School Program
- American Heart Association™ Training
- Emergency Medical Services Training
- English as a Second Language
- Fire & Rescue Service Training
- High School Equivalency
- Hospitality & Tourism Certifications
- Intellectual Disabilities Education
- 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
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.