Piedmont Community College (PCC) offers an array of short-term courses. For more information on specific areas visit www.piedmontcc.edu/programs.

Computer Skills for Today’s Job Search

Learn to create and mange an NCWorks Online account, apply for jobs online, create and update your resume, cover letter, and thank you notes! Free for those unemployed and underemployed.

  • Free!
  • March 29 – May 10, Monday, 1:30 – 4:30 on the Caswell County Campus
  • March 30 – May 11, Tuesday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. in Uptown Roxboro
  • Contact jeanette.godsey@piedmontcc.edu

Nurse Aid I (scholarships available)

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

  • $189 registration fee with scholarship funds available

Nurse Aid II (scholarships available)

Become eligible to register with the North Carolina State Board of Nursing as a Nurse Aide II

  • $189 registration fee

Phlebotomy (scholarships available)

Enroll now to earn a Phlebotomy Technician certificate and begin working in the medical field as a phlebotomist in no time! 

  • $198 registration fee

Medication Aide (scholarship available)

Prepare to join the North Carolina Medication Aide Registry with this course!

  • $70 registration fee

Medication Tech (scholarship available)

Get trained to pass the North Carolina Adult Care Medication Test!

  • $70 registration fee

Electrical Contractor Re-Certification

Earn you re-certification after learning updated information on the latest changes in the National Electric Code and NC Electric Code requirements.

  • $70 registration fee

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

Certified Production Technician (scholarship available)

Gain training in industry-recognized credential designed by the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council. The course offers certificates four areas!

  • $180 registration fee

OSHA 10 Training (scholarship available)

Learntraining on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in the workplace.

  • $78 registration fee

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!
  • March 1 – 26, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. or
  • April 5 – April 26, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Truck Driver Training Lot in Roxboro
  • Contact diana.mcginty@piedmontcc.edu

Basic Welding I (scholarship available)

Start your welding training at PCC! The Basic Welding I class will introduce welding safety, fundamentals, and techniques of shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) also known as stick welding.

  • $180 registration fee

Notary Public Education

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

  • $70 registration fee

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

Thai Meal (3/9) and Italian Meal (3/30) Cooking on Zoom

Enjoy this opportunity to learn from Chef Jillian Whitlow as she offers monthly cooking classes through Zoom at PCC!

Defensive Driving Class

Qualified drivers may earn the opportunity to receive a reduction on a traffic infraction by completing this course. Upon completing the four-hour class, a Certificate of Completion will be issued.

  • $99 registration fee

Coming in April:

CompTIA Security+ Certification (scholarship available)

This is an entry-level, international, vendor-neutral credential that focuses on the latest trends and techniques for IT security professionals to identify risk, participate in risk mitigation activities, provide infrastructure, information, operational, and application security. 

This credential verifies the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to:

  • Assess the security posture of an enterprise environment and recommend and implement appropriate security solutions;
  • Monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, and IoT;
  • Operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance;
  • Identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents.

Security+ certification is good for 3 years. This course includes 96 hours of instruction with a registration fee of $180 and a $349 exam fee. Scholarship funds are available. Contact jeanette.godsey@piedmontcc.edu for more information or to save your seat.

Nurse Aid Refresher

This program prepares students whose listing on the NC Nurse Aide I Registry has expired and students who are listed on the Nurse Aide Registry in another state to take the North Carolina NA1 Competency Examination. Contact lori.watlington@piedmontcc.edu to register.

OHSA 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 requirement for OSHA regulations. The cost is $76. Contact diana.mcginty@piedmontcc.edu for details.

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