Career Training

Piedmont Community College offers courses to jump-start your career. Career Training courses are designed to deliver opportunities for professional advancement. Whether you’re looking to make a job transition or enhance your current position and skill-set, we have something to help you get there! Call or stop by today!

Industry - Workforce Certification Academy© Training

North Carolina Career Readiness Certificate (NC CRC) - Show employers that you have the skills necessary to be successful in a particular job with this certificate that is recognized across state borders. Earn your NC CRC in one of PCC's free orientation classes!

Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) - The CLT training provides two national credentials; Certified Logistics Associate and a mid-level Certified Logistics Technician. These certifications are nationally validated skills standards which prepare individuals for front-line jobs in material handling, manufacturing factories, warehouses, distribution centers, and transportation.
      ** NEXT CLASS BEGINS: July 29, 2019!
      ** Call (336) 599-0032 for additional information!

Certified Production Technician (CPT) - The CPT course provides training for national certification in four areas: Safety Awareness, Manufacturing Processes, Quality Practices, and Maintenance Awareness.
     ** NEXT CLASS BEGINS: October 9, 2019!
     ** Call (336) 599-0032 for additional information!

OSHA Forklift - This course provides instruction on the operation and maintenance of an industrial forklift. Core topics include forklift design, controls and instrumentation, pre-use inspection, safety awareness, and forklift stability. This course meets the training requirements for OSHA regulations.
     ** Call (336) 599-0032 for additional information!

Advanced Manufacturing and Automation - Mechatronics focuses on the integration of mechanical, electrical, fluid power (hydraulics or pneumatics), and computer technologies to control machine movements. Students begin with courses in Mechanical Components, Sensors, Basic Electronical Components, Pneumatics, Control Logic and Robot Programming Control. Upon successful completion of the Siemens Mechatronics Program courses, students take the Siemens Level 1 Certification Exam (for an INTERNATIONAL credential!) and are eligible to obtain college credit by examination. This allows you to fast-track into an associate degree program in a related subject (i.e. Mechatronics and Industrial Systems).
        ** Call (336) 599-0032 for additional information! 

The Programmable Logic Controllers Technician (PLC) Certificate program provides the basic technical skills and knowledge necessary to work with programmable logic control systems found typically in an industrial/manufacturing environment. The program covers the operation of various PLC control systems including both discrete and analog control devices.
     ** NEXT CLASS BEGINS: August 7, 2019!
     ** Call (336) 599-0032 for additional information!  


HVAC Technician - Gain the skills necessary to become employed as an HVAC Technician! Students will interact with operating systems and construction materials for hands-on learning!
     ** NEXT CLASS BEGINS: September 16, 2019!
     ** Call (336) 599-0032 for additional information!

Notary Public - PCC offers Notary Public instruction required for commissioning as a notary in North Carolina. This course is offered regularly in Person and Caswell counties and provides information about legal, ethical, and procedural requirements of notarial acts.
     ** NEXT CLASS: Call for more information.
     ** Call (336) 322-2133 to save your seat!

Truck Driver - PCC’s truck driver training program consists of extensive classroom, range, and behind-the-wheel instruction to prepare students for the Commercial Driver’s License (Class A) skills examination. This test will be provided and administered at the completion of the course. Students will also earn their OSHA Forklift certification.
          **NEXT CLASS BEGINS: August 12, 2019!
          ** Call (336) 599-0032 for additional information! Space is limited!
Phlebotomy Technician - This course provides theory and clinical experiences needed for the proper collection of blood and other specimens used for diagnostic testing. Emphasis is placed on ethics, legalities, medical terminology, safety and universal precautions, health care delivery systems, patient relations, anatomy and physiology, and specimen collection. 
      ** NEXT CLASS BEGINS: October 1, 2019!
      ** Call (336) 694-8064 for additional information!

Cardiovascular Technician - Course prepares students to come certified EKG (ECG) Technicians.  The 120 hr. course covers the anatomy and physiology of the heart as it relates to cardiac rhythm interpretations, principles of EKG, rhythm recognition of sinus, atrial junctional, ventricular, pacemaker, and heart block rhythms. 
      ** NEXT CLASS BEGINS: September 4, 2019!
      ** Call (336) 694-8064 for additional information!  

Funding to assist students with the cost of training may be available through Project Skill-UP from the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission. For additional information, contact the Workforce Development Team at (336) 599-0032.