Workforce & Continuing Education

The Workforce Training and Continuing Education Department offers training designed to provide educational opportunities that maximize workforce performance, career development, and self-enrichment.

The goal of the Workforce Training and Continuing Education Department is to assist individuals, businesses, industries, and the community meet their training and education needs. All training events are intended to enrich, strengthen, and support participating students.

Based upon community interest and need, training helps students upgrade their skills, increase their knowledge, learn a new hobby, advance their careers, solve problems, and stimulate their minds.   

2017 Courses
Course Dates Days Times Location Tuition
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Sept. 1st - Nov. 29th M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Intermediate Welding Certificate Program Sept. 25th - Feb. 7th M,T,W,R,F 10:00 am to 4:00 pm ABC $5,000 + Supplies
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Oct. 2nd - Jan. 25th M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Small-Group Advanced Mixing with RoughMix Don Meehan Oct. 13th
Oct. 14th
Oct. 15th
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
8:00 am to 6:00 pm
SLPAC $1,000
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Nov. 1st - Feb. 26th M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Introduction to Drywall Nov. 20th - Dec. 14 M,T,W,R, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm ABC $900 + Supplies
Texas Insurance Claims Adjuster Training Nov. 20th - Dec. 6th M,T,W,R,F 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm MMED 105 $350 + Supplies
Introduction to Drywall Dec. 4th - Dec. 22nd M,T,W,R, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm ABC $900 + Supplies
Claims Adjusting Software Dec. 7th - Dec. 20th M,T,W,R,F 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm MMED 105 $350 + Supplies
   2018 Courses
Course Dates Days Times Location Tuition
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Jan. 8th - April 9th M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B Jan. 8th - March 5th M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $1,800 + $125 Software Code
Intermediate Welding Certificate Program Jan 8th - May. 7th M,T,W,R,F 8:00 am to 2:00 pm ABC $5,000 + Supplies
Construction Site Carpentry Jan 29th - Mar. 29th M,T,W,R, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm ABC $2,000 + Supplies
Introduction to Carpentry Feb. 12th - Mar. 15th M,T,W,R, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm ABC $1,200 + Supplies
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Feb. 1st - May. 2nd M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B Feb. 1st - April. 4th M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $1,800 + $125 Software Code
Intermediate Welding Certificate Program Feb. 12th - June. 11th M,T,W,R,F 8:00 am to 2:00 pm ABC $5,000 + Supplies
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Mar. 1st - May. 31st M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B Mar. 1st - May 2nd M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $1,800 + $125 Software Code
Texas Insurance Adjuster Mar. 3rd - Mar. 31st Saturday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm MM105 $350 + Testing Fees
Introduction to Drywall Mar. 19th - Apr. 5th M,T,W,R, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm ABC $900 + Supplies
Construction Site Carpentry Mar. 19th - May. 17th M,T,W,R, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm ABC $2,000 + Supplies
Intermediate Welding Certificate Program Mar. 26th - July 17th M,T,W,R,F 8:00 am to 2:00 pm ABC $5,000 + Supplies
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Apr. 2nd - Jun. 25th M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B Apr. 2nd - May 25th M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $1,800 + $125 Software Code
Claims Adjusting Software Apr. 10th - Apr. 12th T,W,R 8:00 am to 5:00 pm SBDC $350 + Fees
Dental Hygiene Seminar 
 Registration
April 13th F 9:00 am to 4:00pm CPC $25 - $85
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A May. 1st - Jul. 25th M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B May. 1st - Jun. 26th M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $1,800 + Supplies
Intermediate Welding Certificate Program May. 1st - Aug. 22nd M,T,W,R,F 8:00 am to 2:00 pm ABC $5,000 + Supplies
Small-Group Advanced Mixing with RoughMix Don Meehan  May. 4th - 6th Friday,
Saturday & Sunday
9:00 am to 6:00pm PAC $1,000
Construction Site Carpentry May. 7th - Jul. 6th M,T,W,R, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm ABC $2,000 + Supplies
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Jun. 4th - Aug. 27th M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B Jun. 4th - Jul. 30th M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $1,800 + $125 Software Code
Small-Group Advanced Mixing with RoughMix Don Meehan  Jun. 4th - 8th M,T,W,R,F 9:00 am to 6:00pm PAC $1,200
Intermediate Welding Certificate Program Jun. 11th - Oct. 2nd M,T,W,R,F 8:00 am to 2:00 pm ABC $5,000 + Supplies
Masterclass by Jo EL Sonnier: Evening Lecture June 22nd F 5:30pm to 9pm PAC $75
Masterclass by Jo El Sonnier: Composition June 23rd Sat. 8:00 am to 5:00 pm PAC $500
Construction Site Carpentry Jun. 25th - Aug. 16th M,T,W,R, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm ABC $2,000 + Supplies
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Jul. 2nd - Sept. 25th M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B Jul. 2nd - Aug. 27th M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $1,800 + $125 Software Code
Intermediate Welding Certificate Program Jul. 16th - Nov. 5th M,T,W,R,F 8:00 am to 2:00 pm ABC $5,000 + Supplies
Masterclass Gary Garrison Workshop Jul. 16th - Jul 20th M,T,W,R,F 8:00 am to 5:00 pm PAC $550
Masterclass Gary Garrison Evening Lecture Jul. 20th F 5:30pm to 9:00pm PAC $75
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Aug. 1st - Oct. 24th M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B Aug. 1st - Sept. 26th M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $1,800 + $125 Software Code
Construction Site Carpentry Aug. 6th - Oct. 4th M,T,W,R, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm ABC $2,000 + Supplies
Intermediate Welding Certificate Program Aug. 20nd - Dec. 12th M,T,W,R,F 8:00 am to 2:00 pm ABC $5,000 + Supplies
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Sept. 4th - Nov. 29th M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B Sept. 4th - Oct. 29th M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $1,800 + Supplies
Construction Site Carpentry Sept. 24th - Nov. 29th M,T,W,R, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm ABC $2,000 + Supplies
Intermediate Welding Certificate Program Sept. 24th - Feb. 1st M,T,W,R,F 10:00 am to 4:00 pm ABC $5,000 + Supplies
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Oct. 1st - Jan. 11th M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B Oct. 1st - Nov. 28th M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $1,800 + $125 Software Code
Masterclass Becky Barksdale Evening Lecture Oct. 26th F 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm PAC $75
Masterclass by Becky Barksdale: Composition Oct. 27th Sat. 8:00 am to 5:00 pm PAC $500
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Nov. 1st - Feb. 14th M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B Nov. 1st - Jan. 17th M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $1,800 + $125 Software Code
 
* RF Ruby Ruth Fuller Building
* AH Allied Health Building
* PMPC Carl Parker Multipurpose Center
* SLPAC Sam and Linda Monroe Performing Arts Center
* MUS Music Hall
* SBDC Small Business Development Center
* MMED Madison Monroe Education
* ABC Associated Builders & Contractors of Southeast Texas
2700 N Twin City Hwy, Nederland, TX 77627
 

Training for Everyone

The Workforce Training/Continuing Education department provides training for both current and future employees in the professional and technical jobs sectors, as well as provides participants with open enrollment course options to enhance their lives.

Contact the Workforce Training/Continuing Education department at Lamar State College - Port Arthur TODAY to find out more about how we can rapidly respond and tailor workforce training and courses you need NOW!
 
Dr. Ben Stafford, Dean of Workforce Programs
Phone: 409-984-6354
Email: workforce@lamarpa.edu
 
Judy Hoffpauir, Secretary III
Phone: 409-984-6230
Email: richardsonjl4@lamarpa.edu