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.

2018 Courses
Course Dates Days Times Location Tuition
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Jan 8 - Apr 9 M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B Jan 8 - Mar 5 M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $1,800 + $125 Software Code
Intermediate Welding Certificate Program Jan 8 - May 7 M,T,W,R,F 8:00 am - 2:00 pm ABC $5,000 + Supplies
Construction Site Carpentry Jan 29 - Mar 29 M,T,W,R 8:00 am - 5:00 pm ABC $2,000 + Supplies
Introduction - Carpentry Feb 12 - Mar 15 M,T,W,R 8:00 am - 5:00 pm ABC $1,200 + Supplies
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Feb 1 - May 2 M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B Feb 1 - Apr 4 M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $1,800 + $125 Software Code
Intermediate Welding Certificate Program Feb 12 - Jun 11 M,T,W,R,F 8:00 am - 2:00 pm ABC $5,000 + Supplies
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Mar 1 - May 31 M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B Mar 1 - May 2 M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $1,800 + $125 Software Code
Texas Insurance Adjuster Mar 3 - Mar 31 Sa 9:00 am - 12:00 pm MM105 $350 + Testing Fees
Introduction - Drywall Mar 19 - Apr 5 M,T,W,R 8:00 am - 5:00 pm ABC $900 + Supplies
Construction Site Carpentry Mar 19 - May 17 M,T,W,R 8:00 am - 5:00 pm ABC $2,000 + Supplies
Intermediate Welding Certificate Program Mar 26 - July 17 M,T,W,R,F 8:00 am - 2:00 pm ABC $5,000 + Supplies
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Apr 2 - Jun 25 M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B Apr 2 - May 25 M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $1,800 + $125 Software Code
Claims Adjusting Software Apr 10 - Apr 12 T,W,R 8:00 am - 5:00 pm SBDC $350 + Fees
Dental Hygiene Seminar Registration Apr 13 F 9:00 am - 4:00pm CPC $25 - $85
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A May 1 - Jul 25 M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B May 1 - Jun 26 M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $1,800 + Supplies
Intermediate Welding Certificate Program May 1 - Aug 22 M,T,W,R,F 8:00 am - 2:00 pm ABC $5,000 + Supplies
Small-Group Advanced Mixing with RoughMix Don Meehan  May 4 - May 6 F, Sa, & Su 9:00 am - 6:00pm PAC $1,000
Construction Site Carpentry May 7 - Jul 6 M,T,W,R 8:00 am - 5:00 pm ABC $2,000 + Supplies
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Jun 4 - Aug 27 M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B Jun 4 - Jul 30 M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $1,800 + $125 Software Code
Small-Group Advanced Mixing with RoughMix Don Meehan  Jun 4 - Jun 8 M,T,W,R,F 9:00 am - 6:00pm PAC $1,200
Intermediate Welding Certificate Program Jun 11 - Oct 2 M,T,W,R,F 8:00 am - 2:00 pm ABC $5,000 + Supplies
Construction Site Carpentry Jun 25 - Aug 16 M,T,W,R 8:00 am - 5:00 pm ABC $2,000 + Supplies
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Jul 2 - Sep 25 M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B Jul 2 - Aug 27 M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $1,800 + $125 Software Code
Intermediate Welding Certificate Program Jul 16 - Nov 5 M,T,W,R,F 8:00 am - 2:00 pm ABC $5,000 + Supplies
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Aug 1 - Oct 24 M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B Aug 1 - Sep 26 M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $1,800 + $125 Software Code
Construction Site Carpentry Aug 6 - Oct 4 M,T,W,R 8:00 am - 5:00 pm ABC $2,000 + Supplies
BUSG 1012 Professional Communication (City of Port Arthur) Aug 20 - Aug 23 M,T,W,R 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm PAC 130  
Intermediate Welding Certificate Program Aug 20 - Dec 12 M,T,W,R,F 8:00 am - 2:00 pm ABC $5,000 + Supplies
ETWR 1002 Introduction to Technical Writing (City of Port Arthur) Aug 29 W 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm MMED 111  
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Sep 4 - Nov 29 M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B Sep 4 - Oct 29 M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $1,800 + Supplies
Construction Site Carpentry Sep 24 - Nov 29 M,T,W,R 8:00 am - 5:00 pm ABC $2,000 + Supplies
Intermediate Welding Certificate Program Sep 24 - Feb 1 M,T,W,R,F 10:00 am - 4:00 pm ABC $5,000 + Supplies
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Oct 1 - Jan 11 M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B Oct 1 - Nov 28 M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $1,800 + $125 Software Code
Masterclass Becky Barksdale Evening Lecture Oct 26 F 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm PAC $75
Masterclass by Becky Barksdale: Composition Oct 27 Sa 8:00 am -12:00 pm PAC $300
Masterclass by Becky Barksdale: Composition for Film Oct 27 Sa 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm PAC $400
Masterclass by Becky Barksdale: Independent Study Oct 28 Su 8:00 pm - 4:20 pm PAC $600
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Nov 1 - Feb 14 M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $3,400
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B Nov 1 - Jan 17 M,T,W,R,F 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PMPC 204 $1,800 + $125 Software Code