Exam Prep, Licensures, Professional Certifications

Continuing education at Central Piedmont helps students achieve professional goals of knowledge, skill or ability through non-degree career-based programs in industry-specific competencies or requirements and nationally recognized exam preparation. Choose from an expanded number of industry-specific programs to assist in entering a career field, getting ahead and validating job skills. Short-term and more advanced programs, including those available online, offer professional development to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or to keep credentials up to date.

The Corporate and Continuing Education website lists some of the college's offerings for certificates, certifications, exams and exam prep or professional licensing.

Course offerings change in response to relevant learning needs. Courses and programs are added and revised regularly to match current and future workforce development and employer demands in the Charlotte region. Areas of study include the categories above.

For help finding particular courses or programs of interest, contact Customer Service at 704.330.4223.

Licensures

The lists below are non-inclusive and programming is subject to change, based on industry demand and individual career planning. Check for additional courses and those available by request by contacting Customer Service at 704.330.4223.

Contact the Corporate Learning Center at 704.330.4660 for custom group training certifications, including FINRA Series 6 and 63 Licensure Prep and FINRA Series 7 Review.

Automotive and Transport
Insurance
Residential

Professional Certifications

Lists below are non-inclusive and programming is subject to change, based on industry demand and individual career planning. Check for additional courses and those available online or per request by contacting Customer Service at 704.330.4223.  For custom group certification training, contact the Corporate Learning Center at 704.330.4660.

*College credit curriculum programs offer certifications in areas marked with an asterisk. For information about curriculum programs, contact the Information Center at 704.330.2722 or use the Central Piedmont Program Finder.  

Business Management and Operations

Business Analysis Plus Certificate
Data Analystics with Excel Certificate 
> Data Analysis and Business Modeling with Excel
>
Excel Advanced
>
Excel Basic
>
Excel Intermediate
Human Resources: SHRMO-SHRM-CP Preparation
Lean Enterprise Specialist Certification
Notary - Electronic Notary
Payroll Professional (CPP) Exam Prep; Fundamental Payroll Certification-FPC
Project Management
> Project Management (Applied) with PMI PMP/CAPM 
> Project Management, Concentration in Agile - Agile Certified Practitioner Exam Prep (PMI-ACP)
> Project Management, Concentration in Business Analysis
QuickBooks™ Certified User: Exam Review and Certification Exam
Six Sigma:
> Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification
> Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
Career Readiness Certificate (CRC)

Computer and Information Systems

AutoCAD Certificate
Core Java Programming Certificate
Microsoft Server 2012 R2 Certificate
Power BI Certificate
Web Development Fundamentals with JAVAScript/Node.JS/Mongo Certificate
Web Marketing and Design Certificate

Digital Photographer Certificate  
 
Finance and Insurance

Mortgage Lending Specialist
Professional Bookkeeper

*Engineering Technologies Certification

*Civil Engineering Technology Certificates
*Electrical Engineering Technology Certificates 
*Mechanical Engineering Technology Certificates
*Mechatronics Engineering Technology Certificates

Healthcare

Assisted Living Activity Director - 50 Hour Training
Advanced Coding
Healthcare Activity Director

Manufacturing and Production

AWS Welding Certification and Exam Prep
Forklift Certification Training
Production Management (PMP® and CAPM®)
*Supply Chain Management - Production and Inventory Management (APICS/CPIM)

Natural Hair Care Certification    
 
N.C. State Auto Inspections

Vehicle Emissions Inspection OBD II, Initial Certification 
Vehicle Emissions Inspection OBD II, Re-certification 
Vehicle Safety Inspection, Initial Certification
Vehicle Safety Inspection, Re-certification

Substitute Teacher Certificate