Job Seeking Classes

Free Employability Skills Lab:County residents utilizing the Employability Skills Lab

PCC offers a free lab to help you improve your job seeking skills and open to the general public! This class is held daily to allow students to enroll in class when assistance is needed
for: resume development, applying for jobs online, learning basic computer skills or improving computer skills, exploring new careers, applying for funding for short term training opportunities and earning a National Career Readiness Certification.

Students who need financial assistance to pay for short-term training courses are required to enroll in the free Employability Lab. Students will complete 5-simple steps before being referred for funding. These steps include creating a resume, cover letter, set up their NCWorks account, and work on reading and math skills in WIN Career Ready Software. Once students have completed these steps, they will take a TABE placement test in reading and/or math.
 

Contact your local office today to find out how you can get started today!

 

Lab Locations & Hours:


Business Development and Entrepreneurship Center (BDEC)
105 North Main Street, Roxboro
(336) 599-0032

 


Mon. – Thurs.


9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
*closed for lunch 1-1:30 p.m.

 


Caswell Workforce Development Center
331 Piedmont Drive, Yanceyville
(336) 694-8046

 


Tues. & Thurs.


9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
 


Unassisted/work on your own lab available in Caswell County:


Mon. – Thurs.
Fri.


8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

 

  At the Employability Skills Lab, you can:

  • Receive assistance filing unemployment insurance claims.
  • Obtain your National Career Readiness Certificate.
  • Get introduced to Microsoft Office, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint through the Microsoft Digital Literacy certification.
  • Create a winning resume and learn how to track and apply for jobs online! You can also prepare for future interviews and focus on building your teamwork skills.
  • Gain soft skills and learn how to improve your work ethic through Working Smart - something every employer is looking for these days!
  • Learn how to search for jobs on NC Works, track your online job search efforts, as well as document user ID's and passwords for each company website you access.

 

Computer Training

Computer Training Courses

Whether you’re looking to brush up on your job skills or learn entirely new ones, Piedmont Community College has a computer training course for you! We offer basic computer and Microsoft Office courses, as well as a wide variety of basic to advanced computer application courses online. Whatever your skill level, whatever your need, we offer a course that’s right for you. If you do not see a course that you may be interested in taking or if you have suggestions for a computer course, please call (336) 599-0032.
 

Online Computer Training Courses

For online options, check out our Ed2go Online Course Catalog. These courses can be taken at your convenience from your home, office or anywhere else with a connection to the Internet. 

Below are just a few of our popular Ed2go courses:

 

Introduction to Microsoft Access 2010

Introduction to Microsoft Access 2013

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2013

Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 2013
Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
Introduction to Microsoft Project 2013

Introduction to QuickBooks 2015

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2013
Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2013
Intermediate Microsoft Word 2013

 

Contact

Velma Drumwright at (336) 322-2156 or Velma.Drumwright@piedmontcc.edu