WCC's Workforce Development offers a wide variety of occupational and personal development opportunities to individual 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

Capture the Light, Action and Art of Photography!
(Exploring your camera settings, Beginner SLR)

So, you finally got a nice digital camera, but now what? Using an SLR camera can be intimidating and confusing. WCC Workforce Development will be offering a class for beginner SLR camera users taught by professional photographer, Susi Lawson.

Susi will explore the most important settings of your camera and help you understand what they mean and how to use them to capture the best pictures possible. With this new knowledge you can get out of 'auto' mode and become a real photographer!

You must own a digital SLR camera (A camera that allows you to change lenses and settings). You will learn how the manual settings work together for any light, action or creative vision.

Cost: $60

Class will be held at the Wytheville Campus on Thursday, April 19 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM.

To register, contact Crystal Keene at (276) 223-4766 or ckeene@wcc.vccs.edu.

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

Live Computer Classes

Introduction to Computers - THIS IS A FREE CLASS!

It's never too late to learn to use a computer. More and more activities, transactions, and communications are expected to be done on a computer these days. This beginners class led by a patient, encouraging instructor is designed to teach participants basic computer literacy, give them hands-on practice, and increase their confidence in using technology. No prior skills are required. Minimal keyboarding skills would be helpful.

Class Schedule:
Tuesday, March 6 & Thursday, March 8 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at the Wytheville campus.

Introduction to Microsoft Windows 10

Participants will learn the basic skills of using the Windows 10 interface, as well as using its features and applications. Other topics covered will be brief introductions to the most common Microsoft Office applications and browsing the Internet.

Prerequisites: Keyboarding and some proficiency in using computers.

Class Schedule:
Tuesday, March 27 & Thursday March 29 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at the Wytheville campus.

Cost: $100


Microsoft Word 2016 - Short Topics
This class will cover two topics - two hours each. In the first session participants will learn how to use Word's mail merge feature to mass-produce personalized documents, labels, and envelopes. The second session will focus on using the Review tools to proof and manage changes in a document. Topics included will be advanced use of the spelling & grammar feature, creating a table of contents, footnotes, automatic formatting, and more.

Prerequisites: Students should already be skillful in working with Word. Proficiency in using computers and working in the Windows environment is also a must.

Class Schedule:
Tuesday, April 10 & Thursday, April 12 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at the Wytheville campus.

Cost: $100.

Microsoft Word 2016 – Working With Large Documents
Learn how to take advantage of Word's large-document features to compose and manage large, complex documents. Topics included will be table of contents, footnotes, automatic formatting, and much more.

Prerequisites: Students should already be skillful in working with Word. Proficiency in using computers and working in the Windows environment is also a must.

Class Schedule:
Tuesday, April 17 & Thursday, April 19 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at the Wytheville campus.

Cost: $100

Microsoft Excel 2016 – Large Workbooks, Formulas, and Functions
Learn the essentials of managing large worksheets, creating models, and using advanced functions such as financial, date, and logical functions and complex data analysis.

Prerequisites: Excel 2013 or 2016 intermediate or equivalent skills. This is an advanced course. Students should already be skillful in working with Excel. Proficiency in using computers and working in the Windows environment is also a must.

Wytheville campus: Thursday, May 10 from 4:00 - 8:00 PM
Crossroads:
Tuesday, May 8 from 5:00 - 9:00 PM

Cost: $100


Excel 2016 Database and Pivot Tables

Learn advanced data manipulation and analysis including import / export, and web queries. Other topics include working with Excel's database functions and creating and working with Pivot Tables and lists.

Prerequisites: Excel 2013 or 2016 intermediate or equivalent skills. This is an advanced course. Students should already be skillful in working with Excel. Proficiency in using computers and working in the Windows environment is a must.

Class Schedule:
Thursday, May 3 from 4:00 - 8:00 PM at the Wytheville campus.

Cost: $100

Register Online for Live Computer Classes.

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/