WCC's Workforce Development offers a wide variety of occupational and personal development opportunities to individuals within the service region. Explore some of our current programs below.

Personal Development

Art
Introduces art to the student without previous training. Provides studio exercises in drawing, painting, and two- and three-dimensional design.
Cost: FREE

Community Choir
Would you like to be a part of the WCC Community Choir? 
Community Choir consists of performance from the standard repertoires, including study of ensemble techniques and interpretation.
Cost: FREE

WCC Concert Band
Join the WCC Concert Band and become part of a group of musicians that learn and perform instrumental music for the community.
Cost: FREE

Genealogy and Family History for Beginners
The F.B. Kegley Library is partnering with Workforce Development to offer a FREE three-hour genealogy seminar. Copies of blank pedigree charts, worksheets, census abstract forms, and Internet access to Ancestry.com, Fold3.com, and Newspapers.com will be provided. For more information or to register, send an email with your name and a daytime phone number to kegleylibrary@wcc.vccs.edu or call (276) 223-4876.

Basic Mountain Music
Learn the basics of mountain music during this 10-week class. Bring your own instrument or rent one at the Heritage Shoppe in Woodlawn, Virginia.
Classes are held at the Crossroads Institute in Galax, Virginia. 
For current schedule, contact Brinda Browning at (276) 223-4712 or bbrowning@wcc.vccs.edu.
Cost: $65.00

To register, contact Brinda Browning at (276) 223-4712 or bbrowning@wcc.vccs.edu

Live Computer Classes

Essential Windows Skills

Overview:
Participants will learn the essential skills of using the Windows 10 operating system. Mastering these concepts is the critical first step to using a personal computer (PC) and its applications correctly and easily. Both new and long-time computer users are often amazed when they discover the power and efficiency gained from understanding the meaning of the buttons, bars, and other features. Some of the topics taught will be navigating, the Start menu, desktop and system settings, customizing features, starting and closing programs, switching between programs, saving files, and accessing websites using a web browser. Part of the class will focus extensively on understanding, locating, and managing drives, folders, and files.

Prerequisites: Keyboarding and some proficiency in using computers.

Cost: $150


Classes being offered:
Crossroads Institute -  Galax: Tuesday, September 11 / 8AM-5PM
Summit - Marion: Tuesday, October 9 / 8AM-5PM
WCC Campus - Wytheville: Monday, November 5 / 8AM-5PM

Overview of the Microsoft Office 2016 Suite

 Overview: 
Participants who want to learn any of the Microsoft Office applications, e.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc. are highly encouraged to take this class first. The concepts taught give a "head start" and provide foundational skills for using any of them. Some of the key concepts that will be taught are the commonalities of each application's interface, how the programs work together, and the purpose of each one. Note that while we will briefly access each of the most commonly used programs, this is not intended to be a complete class on any program. Complete classes for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are offered separately.

Prerequisites: To ensure your success in this course and be able to keep pace, it is critical to have competent end-user skills with a recent version of the Windows operating system, including being able to start programs, switch between programs, and understanding drives, folders, and files. These skills are taught in our Essential Windows Skills class.

Cost: $125

Classes being offered:
Crossroads Institute - Galax: Thursday, September 13 / 10AM-5PM
Summit - Marion: Thursday, October 11  8AM-3PM
WCC campus - Wytheville: Thursday, November 8 / 8AM-3PM

Microsoft Word 2016: Getting Started

Overview:
Learn the basic skills for using Word such as creating, editing, and formatting documents; creating simple lists, and improving the accuracy of document content.

Prerequisites: To ensure your success in this course and be able to keep pace, it is critical to have successfully completed the following classes or have proficient equivalent knowledge: (1) Essential Windows Skills and (2) Overview of the Microsoft Office 2016 Suite.

Cost: $150

Classes being offered:
Crossroads Institute - Galax: Tuesday, September 18 / 8AM-5PM
Summit - Marion: Tuesday, October 16 / 8AM-5PM
WCC Campus - Wytheville: Tuesday, November 13 . 8AM-5PM

Word 2016: Intermediate Skills

Overview: Participants will learn Word's advanced editing tools, how to work with images, page orientation and layout, document views, navigation, and working with multiple windows, and more.

Prerequisites: To ensure success in this course and be able to keep page, it is critical to have successfully completed the following classes or have proficient equivalent knowledge: (1) Essential Windows Skills, (2) Overview of the Microsoft Office 2016 Suite, (3) Microsoft Word 2016: Getting Started.

Cost: $150

Classes being offered:

Crossroads Institute - Galax: Thursday, September 20 / 8AM-5PM
Summit - Marion: Friday, October 19 / 8AM-5PM
WCC Campus - Wytheville: Thursday, November 15 / 8AM-5PM

Excel 2016: Getting Started

Overview:
Topics taught will include basic Excel terminology and concepts and the Excel environment and layout. Participants will learn how to create and manipulate simple spreadsheets with basic formulas and tips and best practices for working efficiently.

Prerequisites:
To ensure your success in this course and be able to keep pace, it is critical to have successfully completed the following classes or have proficient equivalent knowledge: (1) Essential Windows Skills and (2) Overview of the Microsoft Office 2016 Suite.

Cost: $150

Classes being offered:
Crossroads Institute - Galax:
Tuesday, September 25 / 8AM-5PM
Summit - Marion: Tuesday, October 23 / 8AM-5PM
WCC Campus - Wytheville: Monday, November 19 / 8AM-5PM

Excel 2016: Intermediate Skills

Overview: Take your Excel skills to the next level and learn features such as: data analysis; intermediate formulas and functions; filtering and sorting; and working across multiple sheets.

Prerequisites: To ensure your success in this course and be able to keep pace, it is critical to have successfully completed the following classes or have proficient equivalent knowledge: (1) Essential Windows Skills, (2) Overview of the Microsoft Office 2016 Suite, (3) Excel 2016: Getting Started.

Cost: $150

Crossroads Institute - Galax: Thursday, September 27 / 8AM-5PM
Summit - Marion: Thursday, October 25 / 8AM-5PM
WCC Campus - Wytheville: Thursday, November 29 / 8AM-5PM

Register Online for Live Computer Classes.
OR
Contact: Jane Mitchell at (276) 223-4820 or
jmitchell@wcc.vccs.edu

Looking for other training? Browse our current courses:

  1. Visit our online registration website at: wcc.augusoft.net
  2. Click the Courses Link
  3. Select a subcategory under one of the categories of interest
  4. Scroll through the list of courses and look for the provider logo next to the course listing
  5. For details on any of the courses listed, click the course title

 

Some of our Online Partners include:

World Education

  • Business & Professional
  • IT & Software
  • Skilled Trades & Industrial
  • Healthcare & Fitness
  • Management & Corporate
  • Sustainability
  • Hospital
  • Gaming
  • Media & Design
  • High School & College Prep 


Pearson Workforce Education 

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Business & Professional Development
  • Green Sustainability
  • Health Careers
  • IT & Software Development
  • Project Management & Quality
  • Workplace Readiness


ProTrain

  • Finance
  • Business & Leadership
  • Career & Hospitality
  • Education
  • Personal Development
  • Green Energy
  • Healthcare
  • Industrial & Skilled Trades
  • Legal & Criminal Justice
  • Multimedia & Graphic Design
  • Programming & Web Applications
  • Spanish
  • Computer Programming


UGot Class

  • Training for K-12 Teachers
  • Health
  • Professional Development
  • Social Media for Business
  • Human Resources
  • Leadership & Management
  • LEED Green Workplace
  • Business Communication
  • Career Skills
  • New Media
  • Marketing


Education To Go

Online classes run 6-weeks. Classes start at $104.
Visit our course website: www.ed2go.com/wcc 

Ed2Go Career Programs

Online career focused programs.
Check out our online course catalog at: careertraining.ed2go.com/wcc/

The Income Tax School

Online courses for tax professionals: http://www.theincometaxschool.com/WCC/

The Center for Legal Studies

The Center for Legal Studies offers online courses for Paralegal Preparation, Victim Advocacy, Intellectual Property Law for Engineers, and more.
Log on to our course website:https://www.legalstudies.com/vendor/wytheville-cc/ 

 

  • WCC - Wytheville
    1000 East Main Street
    Wytheville, VA 24382
    Phone: (276) 223-4700
    TDD Hearing Impaired: (276) 223-4849
    Toll-Free: (800) 468-1195
  • WCC - Crossroads
    1117 East Stuart Drive
    Galax, VA 24333
    Phone: (276) 744-4974
  • WCC - Summit
    203 N. Church Street
    Marion, VA 24354
    Phone: (276) 783-1777 

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