Westmoreland County Community College is offering a variety of continuing education courses this spring.
Participants can select a course format that best suits their needs:
• In-person – classes are held in a classroom setting on the Youngwood campus or at other Westmoreland centers.
• Online – courses have start and end dates, and course content can be viewed at the student’s convenience.
• Remote – classes are conducted live using Zoom allowing interaction with the instructor and other students during class hours.
In response to the growing remote work environment, the Business and Professional Development section offers new courses in Remote Work and Communication, Remote Worker Management, and a Certificate Option in Remote Worker Management. distance, which offers a reduction by taking both courses. Other course topics are offered in Computer Science, Leadership, Organizational Management, and Professional Certifications.
Health care and emergency services courses include the Practical Nurse and Emergency Medical Technician programs as well as many American Heart Association courses.
With spring approaching, Personal Enrichment Classes are offering a variety of new gardening lessons that include plant problems to avoid, weed management, and soil dirt. Introduction to Hydroponics Applications will explain why hydroponics produces a greater yield at a faster rate than traditional growing methods.
Other course topics cover arts and crafts, fitness and health, food, languages and culture, law and money, stress management as well as other areas.
Parents can plan ahead for the summer and register children and youth for summer camps that begin in June. New to the Summer 2022 lineup are Calculation in Chemistry Made Easy with Python; Chef in training; Chemistry Exploration and Experimentation: The Chemistry of Food; Exploring the Galaxy: Star Wars; Exploration and experimentation in physics; Pioneer Survival; Secret Agent Lab and You’re Mexican Me Crazy: The Wild and Wonderful Tortilla.
Additional camps cover topics such as art, cooking, biology, careers in social work and trades, cybersecurity, playwriting and more.
Sports camps are offered in the areas of baseball, basketball, personal fitness, soccer and volleyball. Sports clinics will focus on athletic skills in baseball, basketball and volleyball.
Online registration is available for summer camps at westmoreland.edu/camps.
View the full online continuing education course schedule at westmoreland.edu/coned.
To register for continuing education courses, call 724-925-4000.
WCCC courses are delivered at the main campus in Youngwood, at the INCD-Westmoreland Advanced Technology Center and at training centers in Latrobe, Murrysville, New Kensington, Indiana and Uniontown, as well as online. The college also offers short-term vocational training programs and personal enrichment courses through its Department of Manpower and Continuing Education. The college operates the Public Safety Training Center which houses the Police Academy and first responder training.