Piedmont Community College (PCC) has many short-term courses that offer certification and the possibility for a career change or advancement. The following courses begin in the month of April that could position someone with the opportunity to obtain new employment. For more information on specific areas visit www.piedmontcc.edu/programs. Scholarship funds are available.


TECHINCAL & MANUFACTURING:

Certified Logistics Technician

Earn four credentials: Certified Logistics Associate, mid-level Certified Logistics Technician, OSHA 10, and OSHA forklift. Course graduates have the opportunity to interview with local employers looking to hire.

  • $180 registration fee (scholarship funding available)

HEALTH CARE:

Central Sterile Processing

Gain practical applications for this career, including preparation, storage, distribution of instruments, supplies and equipment, quality assurance and inventory management, as you prepare for the National Board exam.

  • $312.75 registration fee – includes textbook (scholarship funding available)
  • April 11 – June 10, Hybrid
  • Contact  lori.watlington@piedmontcc.edu  for a detailed schedule

Pharmacy Technician

Train to assist in quality pharmacy operational procedures. Graduates are eligible to sit for a national certification exam and have the option to submit an application ($189) to participate in Work-Based Learning Internship program with national affiliation partners like CVS and Walgreens, or local pharmacy operations.

Medication Technician for Unlicensed Personnel

This program prepares unlicensed personnel to take the North Carolina Adult Care Medication Test that enables them to give medications in adult care homes, assisted living facilities and group homes.

Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR  (Career Step)

Approved by the National Healthcareer Association, Career Step’s curriculum includes training on Microsoft Office software and prepares you to pass the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam. With Career Step’s affordable tuition, you get a quality online education with one-on-one support from dedicated instructors and graduate support advisors.

EMT Online (Continuing Education): Musculoskeletal Trauma

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) online Con Ed program is designed to continue emergency medical training at a basic level.  Courses can be used to maintain First Responder, EMR, and EMT certifications.  These courses will also be available at your local fire department/ rescue squad.


CAREER ADVANCEMENT & PERSONAL ENRICHMENT:

Truck Driver Training

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 (scholarship funding available)
  • April 22 – May 20, Monday – Thursday, 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Truck Driver Training Lot in Roxboro
  • Contact  walter.montgomery@piedmontcc.edu

Notary Public Education – offered monthly

The Notary Public course covers information for you to be able to apply for North Carolina Notary Public commissions. Participants must be at least 18 years of age, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and speak and write English.

Defensive Driving – offered monthly

This National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving course allows qualified drivers the chance to earn a reduction on a traffic infraction upon completion.

Ed2Go

Online, 6-week classes with LIVE instructors offered monthly – that’s Ed2Go! Did we mention there’s over 100 courses available and they begin at only $70 per course?


FREE PROGRAMS:

Employability Lab

This open lab provides employability skills training for unemployed and underemployed adults. Receive career counseling to make appropriate decisions about careers preferences, assessment of current skill levels related to their career choice, and training in the skill area in which remediation is needed. A formal assessment will determine skill appropriateness and identify employment opportunities. 

Piedmont Community College Locations:

Person County Campus: 1715 College Drive, Roxboro

Caswell County Campus: 331 Piedmont Drive, Yanceyville

Business Development and Entrepreneurship Center: 105 North Main Street, Roxboro

Visit us online at  www.piedmontcc.edu  to view all program options.

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