Interested in a new skill or a short-term course that can lead to a new job? Piedmont Community College (PCC) offers an array of classes each month in the areas of healthcare, information technology, manufacturing, cooking, and education. Many of the career-focused programs also have scholarship opportunities, so you can train for free.

Register online for any of these courses at www.piedmontcc.edu/apply-now/ and click the “register online link” or contact a PCC Team member at (336) 599-1181 (Person County) or (336) 694-5707 (Caswell County). Learn more about short-term training scholarships, such as Golden Lear, Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER), Project Skill-Up, and State Employees Credit Union at www.piedmontcc.edu/scholarships.

Check out the courses available this February below or bookmark the calendar view at www.piedmontcc.edu/calendar.

Computer skills for Today’s Job Search – FREE

Are you a job seeker interested in learning how to create and modify resumes, cover letters and thank you notes in NCWorks Online, Microsoft Word, and other job search applications? Then this class is for you! You will also gain basic keyboarding techniques and be introduced to Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher.

  • February 2 – March 23, Tuesday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • February 4 – March 25, Thursday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Business Development and Entrepreneurship Center (BDEC) on Main Street in Roxboro

Employability Lab – FREE

Stop by the open entry/exit lab that provides employability skills training for unemployed and underemployed adults. Ideal for individuals who are self-directed in a variety of ways to assess, develop, and remediate skills needed to be successful in the job search process.

  • February 23 – May 14, Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Friday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Caswell County Campus

3D Printing

Now is your chance to learn about 3D printing, a practice used in manufacturing, healthcare, construction, and other industries, in a hands-on setting!

  • $70 registration fee
  • February 22 – March 30, Monday/Wednesday, 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Caswell County Campus

Networking Technology – CompTIA Net+ Certification (scholarship available)

Prepare for the N10-007 exam (extra fee) as you gain skills in covering troubleshooting, configuring, and managing networks in this program.

  • $180 registration with scholarship funds available!
  • February 1 – March 29, Tuesday/Thursday, 3 – 5 p.m.
  • Live Online

Pharmacy Tech (scholarship available)

This live, online course prepares you for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam so you can assist Registered Pharmacists in quality pharmacy operational procedures.

  • $321 registration fee with scholarship funds available!
  • February 2 – April 13, Tuesday/Thursday, 7 – 10 p.m.
  • Live Online

Medication Tech (scholarship available)

Prepare for the North Carolina Adult Care Medication Test that enables you to give medications in adult care homes, assisted living facilities and group homes. 

  • $70 registration fee with scholarship funds available!
  • February 8 – 16, Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
  • Caswell County Campus

CPR for Healthcare Providers

PCC’s American Heart Association course provides traditional classroom-based training. First-time certifications and renewals for all professions are acceptable.

  • $75 registration fee
  • February 6, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Caswell County Campus

Nurse Aide I (scholarship available)

Prepare for the healthcare field with this first step – become a CNA!

  • $189 registration fee with scholarship funds available!
  • February 8 – April 9, Monday – Thursday, 1 – 5:15 p.m.
  • Caswell County Campus

Biowork Process Technician (scholarship available)

BioWork process technicians are in demand in our area, with an average starting salary of $43,601 per year.  Now is the time to start your training!

  • $180 registration fee with scholarship funds available!
  • February 16 – May 4, Tuesday 5:30 – 9 p.m.
  • Person County Campus and Online

Certified Logistics Technician (scholarship available)

Earn two credentials, Certified Logistics Associate and a mid-level Certified Logistics Technician and have the opportunity to interview with local employers looking to hire!

  • $180 registration fee with scholarship funds available!
  • February 8 – March 5, Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Person County Campus

OSHA Construction Safety (scholarship available)

Gain OSHA training for construction site safety and be better equipped for a new job.

  • $70 registration fee with scholarship funds available!
  • February 12 – March 5, Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Person County Campus

Truck Driver Training (scholarship available)

Be on your way to a new career that currently offers abundant job openings locally and across the nation. Just think – only five-weeks to a new, good paying career!

  • $2,324.75 registration fee with scholarship funds available!
  • February 4 – 26, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Truck Driver Training Lot in Roxboro

Digital Citizenship – professional development for educators

Need to earn CEUs? This hybrid option is great for busy teachers!

  • $70 registration fee
  • February 23 – March 25, Tuesday, 5:10 – 7:10 p.m.
  • Caswell County Campus and Online (hybrid)

Food Service Sanitation & Safety – ServeSafe Recertification

ServSafe® is a nationally recognized food safety and sanitation training program. 

  • $70 registration fee
  • February 1, 5 – 9 p.m.
  • Person County Campus

Notary Public Education

Learn information necessary to apply for North Carolina Notary Public commissions.

  • $70 registration fee
  • February 20, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Person County Campus

Concealed Carry

Ready to get a concealed carry permit? This class is required prior to applying for you permit through their local sheriff’s department.

  • $75 registration fee
  • February 12 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. & Saturday February 13, 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Person County Campus

“Super Bowl” (2/2), Soups (2/9), and Gluten Free (2/16) Cooking on Zoom

Enjoy this opportunity to learn from Chef Jillian Whitlow as she offers monthly cooking classes through Zoom at PCC! In February there are two classes available!

  • $35 registration fee
  • February 2 – Super Bowl
  • February 9 – Soups
  • February 16 – Gluten Free
  • Live Online, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Defensive Driving Class

You could earn the opportunity to receive a reduction on a traffic infraction by completing this course.

  • $99 registration fee
  • February 16, 5 – 9 p.m.
  • Person County Campus

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